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Claudia Keni Burphy Addison

“Whatever my God ordains is right, here shall my stand be taken.  Though sorrow or need or death be mine, yet I am not forsaken.”

The Ash, Burphy and Addison families announce with profound sadness the passing of their beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and dear friend, Claudia Keni Burphy Addison on Saturday, April 22nd at Nassau Extended Care Facility in Hempstead, New York after a long period of illness.

She is survived by; her children, Elizabeth Perry (Charles), Cecelia George (Newton), Laurinda McGee (Daniel) and Kofa Brown; her sisters, Mrs. Ida Burphy Ajavon, Mrs. Sydia Lauer (Richard), Mrs. Audrey Sims (Jonathan) and Ms. Jarsea Burphy; her brothers, Boimah, Edward and Ernest Burphy. She is also survived by her cousins, the descendants of the Charles G. Bryant family, the Jarsea, Hannah, J.K., and Bai Burphy families and the Janide Freeman Dennis family.  She was predeceased by her father, Edward Ballah Burphy, Sr. and her mother, Lydia Elizabeth Ash Burphy; her children, Emmanuel and Edward Addison, Cynthia Konah and Mabel Gomes, her siblings, Edmonia Richards, Martha, Nathan, Abraham, George and Gbo Burphy.

Funeral Arrangements:

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
SUNDAY, May 7, 2017
Ebenezer Seventh Day Adventist Church
97 Broadway, Freeport, NY  11520

Funeral Services
12:00 p.m.
SUNDAY, May 7. 2017
Ebenezer Seventh Day Adventist Church

Repast to follow

MONDAY, May 8th, Time: 10:00 am
Greenfield Cemetery
650 Nassau Road, Uniondale, NY  11553

Cecelia George             (347) 751-4623
Elizabeth Perry             (347) 209-2249
Laurinda McGee           (516) 462-6782
Comfort Jones             (508) 468-0696
Carlos Ajavon              (301) 233-7559

In Liberia:
Ida B. Ajavon               886519650
Jarsea Burphy               888929349

Red Roof Inn, 699 Dibblee Drive, Westbury, NY  11590
Long Island Marriot, 101 James Doolittle Blvd., Uniondale, NY  11553
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