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Mr. Sylvanus Corneh

It is with great sadness that the Corneh, Kpaka, Gray, Freeman, Fahnbulleh, Kemokai, Johnson, MBande, Massaquoi, Kamara, Sherman, and Tunnis families, announce the loss of our patriarch, Mr. Sylvanus Corneh, son of Samuel V. Corneh and Margreta Gray Corneh.  He passed away peacefully in his 75th year at Sligo Rehab Center in Takoma Park, Maryland, USA, on Wednesday, December 16, 2015.

He was predeceased by his parents Samuel V. Corneh & Margreta Kini Kpaka Gray-Corneh; his siblings, Mabel Corneh Bropleh, Sedia Corneh,  Africanus Corneh, Samuel Corneh, Hawa Corneh and Jebbeh Corneh
He leaves to mourn his devoted wife, Grace Kollie Corneh, his children; Sormujah Corneh, Manjameh Corneh and Hindowa Corneh; his siblings; Harriet Corneh Karpeh (Carlton), Lucretia Corneh Chambers, Lucia Corneh (Varney), Edwin Corneh (Massa) Alice Corneh, William C Paasewe (Kartu), Varney Corneh, Miata Corneh, Jenneh Corneh, James Corneh, Zoe Corneh, Sensi Corneh, Saku Corneh, Samuel Hasmu Corneh, Tonia Corneh, Wuyah Corneh; Sisters and brothers-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. His loving, and joyous spirit will be missed by all who knew him. May his soul rest in perfect peace!

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations should be made to Grace Corneh, at Bank of America, USA savings account number: 446009121777.

Viewing and Funeral Service:
Saturday, January 9, 2016
Viewing and tributes from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Funeral Service begins at 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Viewing and Funeral Service will be held at:
Grace United Methodist Church
7001 New Hampshire Avenue
Takoma Park, Maryland 20912, USA,
13801 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20916

Grace Corneh 202-746-0747
William Paasewe 404-822-6840
Manjameh Corneh 240-374-3730
Massa Bropleh Lanier 301-628-8368
Nica Bemah  301-204-7895
Mambu Freeman 240-460-7774