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Mrs. Jean A. Konneh

The Konneh, Kodormai and Digen families announce with profound sadness the homegoing of their mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt, Mrs. Jean A. Konneh. This mournful event occurred on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at about 2:00 PM at the home of her son, Festus M. Konneh, in Worcester, MA. Her husband of thirty years, Peter V. Konneh; father, Gbama Kollie; and mother, Kiabeh Vorgbor Digen; all predeceased her. Although the family mourns her passing, we are deeply humbled and thankful to God for the wonderful celebrated life that she lived.

Mrs. Jean A. Konneh leaves to mourn her loss nine (9) children: Francis J. Konneh (Finda), E. Hawa Konneh (Sheriff), Festus M. Konneh, Sr. (Musu), Christopher F. Konneh, Sr. (Varbah), Christine M. Budy, A. Samukai Konneh, Emma Konneh, Robert K. Konneh and Esther H. Konneh; forty grandchildren; more than fifteen (15) great grandchildren; five siblings and a host of other relatives to include nieces and nephews in the U.S.A. and Liberia.

Funeral arrangements for the homegoing and celebration of our mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt are as follow:

WAKE KEEPING: Friday, October 19, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saint Matthews Parish Church
695 Southbridge Street
Worcester, MA 01610

FUNERAL SERVICES: Saturday, October 20, 2018 starting at 9:00 AM prompt.
Saint Matthews Parish Church
695 Southbridge Street
Worcester, MA 01610


Festus M. Konneh, Sr.                             (508)330-0836
Christopher F. Konneh, Sr.                     (856)408-9383
Christine M. Budy                                   (678)386-1164
Esther H. Konneh                                   (508)963-4726
Ma Lovo Kollie                                        (586)754-4231
Sonnie Sherman                                     (586)883-2172
Ethel Harris                                            (347)743-7157
Esther V. Gibson                                    (231)770750733
Musa M. Konneh                                     (231)886810019/(231)77532770
Robert K. Konneh                                   (231)776628696
E. Hawa Konneh                                     (231)776548845
Harry F. Konneh                                     (231)880776013/(231)775934024
Anthony Selma                                      (231)886512258
James B. Mulbah                                    (231)555746250

For accommodation during the funeral services, the family has identified the below-listed hotels to provide the service:

  1. Marriott Residence Inn

503 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Tel.# (508)753-6300

  1. Holiday Inn Express

110 Summer Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Tel.# (508)757-0400

Special Account information for contributions:

BANK: Bank of America (BOA)
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 0046 6095 5083

Please be advised that the Bank will not accept any cash deposits; only check deposits and electronic transfers will be accepted. Alternatively, you may choose to send your contribution via Money Gram or Western Union. All contributions are to be sent to the attention of FESTUS M. KONNEH, 27 TYSON ROAD, WORCESTER, MA 01610. His contact number is (508)330-0836.