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Ambassador J. Charles Hansford Sr.

With heavy hearts, the Hansford family announces with regret, the death of his Excellency, Ambassador J. Charles Hansford Sr. on November 7th, 2012 at 2:15pm, at the Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland. He is survived by his wife of 53 years Sevinia Dennis-Hansford, his children: Salchi (Genevieve), Charles (Yvonne), Wanda, Bendu, Daffeh (Theola), Rebecca (Lawrence), Maima, Famatta (Philip), Zoe (Princeton), Shwana and Tonieh, several grandchildren and great grand children, as well as several sisters and brothers including Sarah Hayes Cooper, the Honorable Dorsey Hansford, Darthula Hansford-Smith, Yvonne Hansford, Jeremiah Hansford, Joseph Hansford, William Hansford, Frank Tolbert and a host of other relatives and friends. He was pre-deceased by two daughters, Jhandi and Chara.

Funeral Arrangements:

Wake Keeping:
Friday Nov. 30th, 2012 7:00pm-10:00pm
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
1006 Larch Avenue
Takoma Park, MD.

Funeral Service:
Saturday Dec. 1st, 2012 8am-9:30am
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
1006 Larch Avenue
Takoma Park, MD.

Gate of Heaven Cemetery
13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. 20906

Contact Info:
Sevinia Hansford-240-667-2660
J. Charles Hansford Jr. 216-402-6173
Yvonne Sancho-Hansford 216-280-3351
Bendu Hansford 240-423-5576
Daffeh Hansford 202-340-1270
Theola Gibson-Hansford 703-864-7034
Maima Hansford 240-393-1502
Dartula Hansford-Smith 484-225-5757

Hotel Accommodations:
Hampton Inn -$79.00
8728 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD. 20910
(301) 588-5887
Please reference GROUP CODE: HAN to book at this rate by Nov 24th.

Double Tree-
8727 Colesville Road Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 589-5200

Comfort Inn
7977 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 588-2207

Anyone wishing to pay a tribute should please contact Mr. Ralph Eastman at 703-862-1596.With the exception of the Government of the Republic of Liberia, all tributes must be paid at the Wake.