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Mr. Gayvorlor Ghanwoloku

The Ghanwoloku, Koiwood, Otto, Tokpahkollie, and the Lake families, sadly announced with profound regrets, the sudden death of their brother, uncle, cousin, nephew, family man, Gayvorlor S. Ghanwoloku, February 8, 1950, commonly known as “Uncle Gayflor” who passed away on February 13, 2016, at the St. Luke’s University  hospital, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. He was predeceased by his son, Sumo Ghanwoloku in 1998, and his brother, James Lake Sr. in 2006. He was 66 years old.

To mourn his loss, he leaves behind, his fiancée, Maria Sawadogo-USA, Ramona Joseph, fiancée’s daughter-USA, brothers; John M. Lake, USA, Robert Lake, USA,, Nathaniel K. Smith, Liberia, Wolubah Ghanwoloku, Zeyeneh Ghanwolokus, Liberia, Suwah Ghanwoloku, Liberia, and ZaZa Moore, (deceased), sisters; Karvee Tokpahkollie, (deceased), Yamah Robert-USA, Younger Ghanwoloku, Liberia, as well as nieces and nephews, including James Lake Jr. USA, Sam Kollie, U.S., and Roland Jones-USA, and Nathaniel Popps, his trusted friend, Moses Kpoyea of PA,  and a host of relatives and friends in the United States and Africa.

Funeral Arrangement:

A service honoring the life off Gayvolor Ghankoloku will take place on Friday, March 11, 2016, at the Connell funeral home, at 245 E Broad St. Bethlehem, Pa 18018, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The body of Gayvorlor Ghanwoloku will then be taken to Liberia to be buried in his home town of Zolowo, Lofa County. May his soul rest in perfect peace, and may life perpetual shine upon him.

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James M. Lake Jr- 610-515-4675
John Lake-801-425-2219
Robert Lake-801628-0895
Sam Kollie-610-375-3343
Roland Jones-484714-1350
Nathaniel Jones-917 POPPS-
Suwah Lake-011-231-7099-2600