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M. Chauncey Dassin – Sunrise September 28, 1955—Sunset May 29, 2011

Chauncey, it seems like yesterday you were here with us, now you are gone to be with the Lord. We will miss you dearly.

The Dassin, Manobah, Fahnbulleh, and Freeman families with profound regret announce the untimely death of their son, brother, father, uncle, nephew and cousin, Mr. M. Chauncey Dassin. This sad event occurred on Sunday, May 29, 2011 at the Cooper Medical Center in Monrovia, Liberia.

Mr. Musa Chauncey Dassin was born unto the union of Mr. Joseph Dassin, Sr. and Mrs. Massah Manobah at the Firestone Medical Center on September 28, 1955.

He leaves to mourn his loss: Wife Precious Andrews, his children Sylvester and Jennie, parents: Mr. Joseph Dassin, Sr. (Liberia) and Massah Manobah (Staten Island). Brothers: Tijani J. Dassin, Jr. (Comfort), Rev. Franklin Dassin (Beatrice), Edmund Dassin, Sr. (Philadelphia), Randolph Dassin (Liberia), Abraham Dassin (Canada) and Dao Freeman (Yvette).

Sisters: Mabel Dassin (Staten Island) and Mariama Dassin (Liberia).

Nieces: Cianna Dassin (Staten Island), Vinda Tata Ferrarese (Italy), Mejani Dassin and Melva Thompson (Atlanta), Maima Dassin Carlon (South Carolina), Comfort Makwana Dassin (Philadelphia), Natalie Dayee (Coon Rapids) and nephew Abraham Dassin (Lisa)

Cousins: Momo G. Dassin, Boima P. Dassin and Sadatu Dassin (Liberia) and a host of other relatives and friends (Liberia, Canada, & USA).

Wake Keeping: Stryker Funeral Chapel (one hour) on Friday, June 17, 2011 &

The Dassins’ Compound (Sinkor Old Road) afterward.

Funeral Services: St. Matthews Lutheran Church (Red Light, Paynesville) June 18, 2011

Internment: Brewersville

Repast: The Dassins’ Compound (Sinkor Old Road)

Prayer Service: Victory Pentecostal Outreach Ministry 10:00 am June 18, 2011

917 South Broad St. Trenton, NJ 08611

(Followed by repast celebration @ 221 Miller St., Trenton, NJ 08638)


  • Mr. Tijani J. Dassin, Jr.--------- ---347-236-1792
  • Mrs. Comfort Kesseh Dassin-------718-930-3823
  • Mr. Franklin Dassin-----------------267-342-3385
  • Mr. Edmund Dassin----------------- 610-931-5362
  • Mr. Dao Freeman--------------------609-433-7086
  • Ms. Cianna Dassin-------------------917-771-1630
  • Mr. Abraham Dassin-----------------704-968-1440

Please forward all financial contributions to the below contact:

Mr. Tijani J. Dassin, Jr. (347-236-1792)

JPMorgan Chase: 021000021 151005993101


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