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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

John Adolphus Saah

John Adolphus Saah, Sunrise February 4, 1962 – Sunset June 14, 2015

The Saah, Shello, Sheriff and Korfeh Families announce with profound regrets the untimely death of John Adolphus Saah, a husband to his darling wife; Miatta Sheriff Saah, his mother; Hawa Shello(Tuwor Malang); his deseased father; Saah Koindu, Saah Borbor(Molly Ngoombu), father to four children: Mickelyn Truth, Mamayan Kromah, Precious Saah, and Etmira Saah.; a beloved brother to Roland Fayiah Saah, O’Neal Fallah Saah, Abraham Tamba Saah, Richard Fayiah Saah, Luke Saah and Oretha Saah. Grandchildren; Famata Freeman and Kajal S Freeman.
Adolphus, a vibrant man at 53, a phlebotomist at the St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, New Jersey, passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2015, as a result of Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Massive Heart Attack).
Individuals deeply saddened by Adolphus’s sudden departure from this world are not only his wife and children or his brothers and sisters as listed above, but included are Cousins: Fayah George Korfeh, Prince Korfeh, Fatu Jackson, Richard Tamba, John Lewis, Taywah Diggs Korfeh, Siah Famatta Korfeh, Moses Korfeh, Joseph Jackson, Rev Musa Korfeh and Frederick Korfeh etc. Classmates: Anthony Blidi and St Christopher High School class of 1984; Church: The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer; Workmates: co-workers at the ST. Francis Medical Center in Trenton New Jersey.
Funeral arrangements are as follows:
Wake Keeping, Friday, July 17, 2015 at 7:00 P.M., The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, located at 189 South Broad Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08608.
Funeral Services, Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 10:00 A.M., The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, located at 189 South Broad Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08608.
Interment is at the Greenwood Cemetery in Trenton, New Jersey 08619.
Venue of the Repast will be announced at the funeral.
For more information you may contact any of the below listed relatives or friends
  • Anthony Blidi                          Philadelphia, PA                   267-980-3839
  • Fayah G Korfeh                       Houston, Texas                    713-320-2267
  • Prince Korfeh                            Philadelphia, PA                   267-939-2917
  • Evangeline Hilton                   Coatesville, PA                        484-880-0657 
  • E Dokie Lakie                         Trenton, New Jersey              609-638-4122
  • Roland Fayiah Saah                 Monrovia, Liberia                 +231-886-525740
  • Chuchu Jallah Clark                Trenton, New Jersey               609-553-8061
Please use the following financial institution for the remission of funds:
 Bank name          account Name        routing number        Account number
 Wells Fargo       Evangeline Hilton   031000503                1189601139
                            Prince Korfeh

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Mrs. Roberta Roslyn Johnson

Mrs. Roberta Roslyn Johnson

Sunrise: March 8, 1944, Sunset: June 25, 2015

The Home Going Service for Mrs Roberta Roslyn Johnson the wife of the Late T. Mac Johnson(The Huche-Kuche-Man).

Viewing will be on Thursday, July 2, 2015. from 4pm to 9pm.
A. A. Rayner & Sons,
318 East 71st Street, Chicago, IL 60619.

Funeral Mass will be on Friday, July 3rd at 10am @ Corpus Christi Catholic Church,
4910 S King Drive, Chicago IL 60615.

Burial will be @ St. Mary's Cemetery
The repast will follow at Corpus Christi Church Social Hall.

Musu Johnson, 614-949-5487, Ohio
Teti Johnson, 773-450-4951, Chicago
Marleah Johnson-Cage, 773-470-6622, Chicago
For driving direction, please call Gaye D. Sleh, Jr. Family friend: 708-228-9262

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Mrs. Alice Ima Abruquah Gaye

With profound sadness the Abruquah, Rockson, Gaye, Essle and Clement families announce the home going of our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great-Great Grandmother, Aunt, Cousin and Friend Mrs. Alice Abruquah Gaye who went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 23, 2015.
Ima as she was affectionately called lived with her daughter Cecelia Gaye (Cece) in Minnesota.  Ima was a true servant of the Lord preaching the Gospel on the streets in Liberia and Ghana. She lived a very blessed life. She was kind and a loving mother to all who knew her.
Ima was predeceased by her parents Mr. J.H Abruquah and Mamie Kokau Abruquah, four of her five children; Mary Rockson, Samuel Parker, Elizabeth Rockson and Joseph Rockson. She leaves to mourn her daughter Mrs. Cecelia Gaye, grand children: Rose Mensah Massaquoi (T-Mom), Grace Effie Mensah Charles (Alonzo), Wokie Akpabio, Comfort Mensah, Josephine Morris, Daniel Bedell, Sharon Patray, Nimeley Togba,  Nyaine Gaye, Joanna Parker, Kindness Parker, 21great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, Cousins, Nephews, Nieces, and host of relatives and friends in Liberia and Ghana. 
May her soul rest in perfect peace.

Funeral Arrangements are as follows:
Wake Celebration:
Northbrook Alliance Church,
6240 Aldrich Ave, N. Brooklyn Center, MN. 55430
Friday, July 10, 2015
7:30PM - 10PM
All tributes will be made except for immediate family

Celebration of Life Service:
Northbrook Alliance Church,
6240 Aldrich Ave, N. Brooklyn Center, MN. 55430
Saturday, July 11, 2015
 9:30AM – 10:30AM

Mound Cemetery of  Brooklyn Center
3516 69th Avenue North
Brooklyn Center, MN. 55429

Repast Following Internment:
Northbrook Alliance Church,
6240 Aldrich Ave, N. Brooklyn Center, MN. 55430

Contact information:
Mrs. Cecelia Gaye – 952-201-2109
Mrs. Rose Mensah Massaquoi – 412-608-9501
Mrs. Grace Effie Charles – 410-900-5942

Extended Stay America
2701 Freeway Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN. 55430
Phone: 763-549-5571

Quality Inn
1600 James Cir.
N. Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Phone: 763-560-7464 (Reference Alice’s Funeral)

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Josephine Greaves Shannon

SUNRISE: October 15, 1936
SUNSET: June 12, 2015

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful.
                                                 - 2 Timothy 4:7
The Greaves, Shannon, Bernard, Dionne, and Johnson families announce with profound sadness the home-going of our beloved loved one Josephine Greaves Shannon who departed this life on June 12, 2015, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Mrs. Josephine Greaves Shannon is survived by her loving daughter, Murrey Bernard Dionne, Grandsons: Kiejah and Conley Dionne, Siblings: Martha Greaves Borner, Nathaniel Greaves and Barchue J. Greaves.
She will be lovingly missed by Nieces:  Allia Hanson Lawson, Joyce N. Greaves, Mardia Greaves Bloh, Fatima Greaves Johnson, Nephews: John T. Greaves Jr., William H. Greaves Jr., Edmund Greaves, Aloysius Hanson Jr., Jeremiah Greaves, Frances B. Greaves, Step Children, Grandnieces, Grand Nephews, God Children and host of relatives in Liberia and the United States. MAY HER SOUL REST IN PEACE.
Funeral services will be held at:

William Toney’s Funeral Home
Saturday, June 27, 2015
216 E. Barbee St., Zebulon, NC 27597
Phone: 919 269-9652

11:00 A.M. – 12:45 P.M.

1:00pm – 2:00pm

2:30pm to 6:00pm

Rev. A. Momolue Diggs & Rev. William M. Patray, Sr.       
Miss. Joyce N. Greaves (770) 329-7863 
 Mrs. Fatima Greaves Johnson (619) 227-3919 
Mr. William H. Greaves Jr. (347) 425-2052 
Mr. Barchue J. Greaves (347) 224-6882 
Mrs. Jackie R. Cato (214) 566-4282 
Rev. William M. Patray, Sr (919) 539-5074

(Please reference Josephine G. Shannon)
Comfort Suites
139 Corporation Parkway
Raleigh, NC 27610
Ph: 919 212-6900
Country Hearth Inn of Knightdale
700 Money Court
Knightdale, NC 27545
Ph: 919 266-7324
Quality Inn
4716 New Bern Ave
Raleigh NC 27610
919 231-2727

Nancy Swen Giplaye

  • Daughter: Emma Giplaye 302 384-5701
  • Grandson: Han 616-204-4651

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Joyce M. Holt (Teta)

Sunrise:    November 23, 1962
Sunset:    March 13, 2015

…..I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the

The Holt family and the family friends of Joyce M. Holt, commonly known as
‘Teta’ announce with profound regret sudden, unexpected passing of out
 dearest sister, aunty, cousin, niece and friend. 

This sad event occurred on Friday March 13, 2015 at the Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, MD.  Aunty Teta is survived by 10 siblings.  Ms. Marble Holt, Mrs. Williametta Holt-Rostrom, Mrs. Clarice Holt- Shannon, Ms. Elizabeth Holt, Mrs. Audrey Holt-Vaye, Ms. Laupu Holt, Mr. Godfrey Holt,  Joshua Holt, Mr. Elijah (Teddy) Holt, and Mr. George Randall Holt, 2 aunties, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and tons of friends she considered family. She was preceded in death by her parents Mr. Walter and Yamah Holt, siblings Mrs. Rebecca Holt-Harmon, Mr. Alfred Holt Sr., Mr. Salomon Holt, Mr. George Holt Sr. and Walter Holt Jr. and William Holt, and a special friend and brother Alvin Mason. May her soul and all the faithful departed rest in peace.

Monhenia Streete   240 – 715 - 2255
Vashti Wright   240 – 531 – 4548
Hilary Stryker   240 – 350 - 7438
Kate Lisk    301 – 254 – 5573
Cerue Holt- Carroll   419 – 864 – 4231
Hannah Mason   609 – 880 – 5467
Selma Haddad   609 – 638 – 0877
Mona-mae Mitchell   567 – 868 – 9890

Donations can be made at:
Routing number 052001633
Account number  446032216468
Please inform any of the contacts above of your donation for acknowledgement.

Funeral  Service will be held on April 11th 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
52 Randolph Road
Silver Spring, Maryland, 20904

Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel
8777 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 589-0800
Comfort Inn Capital Beltway/I-95 North  
4050 Powder Mill Rd, Beltsville, MD 20705
(301) 572-7100

Benjamin Kaine Sawo

Sunrise October  28, 1952:  Sunset:  March 08, 2015

The Sawo , Reeves and Cooper families announces with deep sadness the home going  of our husband, father, brother, uncle & friend,  Benjamin Kaine  Sawo.  After a brief illness Benjamin Kaine Sawo passed Sunday, March 08 ,2015 at The John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.  While we mourn the loss of Ben and will miss him immensely, we will forever   cherish the many fond memories we have of him.

Benjamin Kaine Sawo leaves to mourn his wife, children, grandchildren, sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and host of relatives and friends both here in the United States, Liberia and abroad.

Funeral Services are as follows:
Wake:  Friday, March 27, 2015, 6pm-10pm
Viewing: 6pm-8pm
Bethel World Outreach Church
8242 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD  20910

Funeral Service:  March 28, 2015 9am
Bethel World Outreach Church
8242 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD  20910

Except for the family, select organizations and church family, all tributes will be made at the wake
Gates of Heaven
13801 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20906  
Benjamtus Sawo 202-710-1170
McAnna Cooper 240-593-3623
Rebecca Cooper 240-605-7868
Yatta Gray   240-552-1054

Courtyard by Marriott  Silver Spring  North 800-321-2211 (RE:SAWO)
Marriott Courtyards: PH 301-680-20904(Code “SAWO”)
Econolodge : PH 301-439-3003(Code “SAWO”)

Hon. Lee S. Mason, Sr.

Sunrise: January 23, 1972 at B.F. Goodrich (now Same Darby), Liberia
Sunset:  March 7, 2015 at Mercy Hospital, Oklahoma, U.S.A

It is with profound grief and sadness that we announce the sudden and untimely death of Hon. Lee S. Mason, Sr., Assistant Minister for Regional and Sectorial Planning at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning.  Hon. Mason departed this earth on Saturday March 7, 2015 at the Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the United States of America, following a brief illness. While we mourn the loss of Lee and will miss him immensely, we will forever cherish the many fond memories we have of him.

The deceased is survived by his loving wife Mai Bollie, his sons Lee S. Mason, Jr. (4yrs) and Garmonee Thomas Joel Mason (2yrs), his mothers Sarah Mason and Hawa Mason, his brothers Joe S. Mason, Jr. (Kate), Benefit Mason, Ujaye Mason, Eddie Harmon, Moore Mason, Momolu Russell and Sando Mason (Helen); his sisters, Mrs. Kartumu Boakai (Vice President Boakai), Mrs. Helen Mason-Payway (Paul), Mrs. Masah Mason-Sobboh (James), Mrs. Kula Scott-Johnson, Mrs. Comfort Mason-Settro (Leslie), Mrs. Ruth Mason-Hallowagar (Dave), Victoria Mason, Doris Mason, uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces and host of other relatives and close friends in Liberia, U.S.A, Europe and other parts of the world.

Activities marking the celebration of the life of Hon. Lee S. Mason, Sr. are as follows:
Saturday, April 4, 2015 @ 11AM
Cross of Glory Lutheran Church
5929 Brooklyn Boulevard, MN, USA
The casket bearing the remains of Hon. Mason will then arrive at the Roberts International Airport and taken to the Samuel Stryker Funeral Home in Sinker, Monrovia. Liberia.

Friday, April 17, 2015 @ 6PM.-Midnight
St. Peters Lutheran Church
Sinkor, Monrovia
Saturday, April 18, 2015 @ 10 am
St. Peters Lutheran Church
Sinkor, Monrovia

Except for the family, select institutions and groups, all tributes will be made at the wake.
Three accounts have been opened in the United States and Liberia for friends and family wishing to contribute to Lee’s funeral and the wellbeing of his wife and two young Children. 

Bank of America Checking Account # 488054167757
Wells Fargo Savings Account # 5516004677
International Bank Liberia Ltd Savings Account..10203010091203
  • Masah Sobboh….886425158
  • Dave & Ruth Hallowanger…88654337/886520289
  • Robert Johnson…886510232
  • Eddie Harmon…880955829
  • Benefit Mason….886572287
  • Ernest Gaie…….777099923
  • Joe S. Mason, Jr……….763-639-9328
  • Helen Mason-Payway…..972-859-9654
  • Victoria Mason…………410-564-7569
  • William Bowee Jaywheh..763-639-4760
  • Rev. John B. Saah….763-281-2487
       Embassy Suites……..763-560-2700
       Quality Inn------------763-560-7464
       Motel 6………………….763-560-9789
      Transportation from Airport---763-957-2445

Newon Voker Jarrett

The Voker, Johnson, and Jarrett families sadly announce with deep sorrow the sudden death of Newon Voker Jarrett on Tuesday, 10th March 2015 in Douglasville, GA.

A loving and cherished grandmother, mother, sister, aunt, and cousin; she leaves to mourn a host of relatives and friends. Her presence was a ray of happiness to all she encountered. She will be deeply missed.
In lieu of flowers; donations if desired, to William Yanick Johnson college fund (Mother's wish)

Chase Account #696763163, Routing# 061092387.

April 3, 2015 Friday - Wake
Alfonzon Dawson Mortuary
3000 Martin Luther Jr. Dr. SW
Atlanta, GA 30311

April 4, 2015 Saturday - Memorial Service
Westview Cemetary
1680 Westview Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA 30310

Repass 1:30pm -5:30pm
Location to be announced
Contact information: 
Christie Stephens (404)587-5479
Generall Voker (602) 300-7919
Viola Voker-Johnson 08864 04648
Ara Voker-Chea 08866 77724
Jackie Voker (757)925-9371

Hotel Reservation:
Holiday Inn Atlanta Airport South 4669 Airport Blvd, College Park, Ga 30337. (Ph: 404-487-5000)
Under group name, "Voker Family".

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