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Emelia McCarthy Manjoe

The McCarthy, Matthew and Barquoi families regret to announce the passing of our beloved Emelia McCarthy Manjoe, which occurred on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Emelia, commonly called Aunty Kumba, was a 1966  graduate of  Voinjama High School, Lofa County, Liberia, and also a 1968 graduate of TNIMA nursing school in Monrovia, Liberia. In 1970 Emelia migrated to the United States and attended New York State University and graduated as a registered professional nurse in October 1975.

She leaves to mourn her loss her Step-Mother Mary K. McCarthy, seven sisters, Elizabeth McCarthy Barquoi, Caroline M. Halowanga, Fatu M. Jackson, Susana M Saa, Sarah McCarthy and Celestine K. Karnga; ten brothers, including Abraham McCarthty and Jacob McCarthy; 30 Nephews, inclucing G. Moses Barquoi, Jr., Mckeen Doe, Gaduobah M. Doe, Patrick Barquoi, Sumo Barquoi; 35 Nieces, including Sia McCarthy Barquoi, Suwah Barquoi, Kebbeh Barquoi, Christina Matthew Edzii and host of other relatives in USA, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and other countries in West Africa.

Funeral Service:  Saturday August 12, 2017

Viewing:   8:00 A.M.------9:00 A.M

Service starts at 9:30 A.M.

Venue of service: 

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
915 Main Street, Darby Pa 19023


Fernwood Cementary
Fernwood, Pa


Elizabeth McCarthy Barquoi(sister)…….215-609-6038
G. Moses Barquoi(Brother-in-law)……..267-253-4274
Sia McCarthy Barquoi(Niece)………….267-939-0600