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Ada Mae (Madea) Cisco
Sunrise March 10, 1937 - Sunset, September 19, 2015

The Stewart, Cisco, and Sonii families regret to announce the peaceful home going of our beloved mother, sister, grandmother, aunty, cousin, Mrs. Ada Madea Cisco at her home in East Orange, New Jersey on Saturday, September 19, 2015. 

Ada Cisco was born in Millsburg, Liberia on March 10, 1937, to the union of Mr. Frank B. Cisco , and  Mrs. Maria Stewart Cisco, who predeceased her.  Ada Cisco was also predeceased by her son, Anthony Cisco, and her brothers, Daniel Cisco, Willie Cisco, Sr., Gordon Cisco Sr., Charlie Cisco, Urias Cisco and Jerry Cisco,   Ada leaves to cherish and mourn to her loss, her children: Maima Sonii, , Massa Sonii-Howard (Daniel), Juma Sonii, William Sonii, Jr.  (Elizabeth), Crystal Cisco, Amber Cisco, Gabrielle Cisco, and Melvin Cisco.  Her sisters:  Mrs. Margaret Cisco Thompson,  Pastors Norma Cisco-Dennis (Wilmot), Roberta Clark, and Mary Cisco.  Also mourning her loss, is her companion of many years, Norman Cogman, her adopted daughters, Ruth Samuels, Gloria Peal-king (E. George) and Andrea Morris.  Her grandchildren:  Kayma Sonii-Ricks Love (Dawn), Simone Sonii, Scioan Gibson, Miles Sonii, Danielle Sonii,  Cadance Cisco,  a host of nieces, nephews, Cousins, and other relatives and close friends.

The Home going celebration will be held at:
Calvary Baptist Church
66 S Grove St.
East Orange, NJ 07018
Saturday, October 3, 2015, 9:00am

Private Family Viewing on Friday, October 2, 2015


Margaret Cisco-Thompson  -  347-789-6390
Norma Cisco-Dennis  -  978-552-8075
William Cisco -  973-592-9621
Maima Sonii  -  646-436-6442
Juma Sonii  -  201-349-3328
Crystal Cisco -  862-944-6560
Alson Saba  -  973-885-7679
Bernice Cisco-Earley  -  973-704-0392
Ruth Samuels  -  862-2181014
Gloria Peal-King – 347-598-4122
Rev. Frank J. Stewart, Jr.  -  973-234-2932

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