Edward D. Manston, Sr.
July 7, 1937 - November 11, 2016
The Manston, Bedell, Mooney, Hodge & Sambola families, with profound sadness, announce the sudden home-going of their beloved Husband, Father, Brother, Uncle, Cousin, Granddad & great-Granddad Edward D. Manston, Sr. in his 80th year at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA.
Edward D. was born on July 7, 1937 in Fishtown, Maryland County, Liberia unto the union of Moses Nyema & Plo Nyeba Manston, both of whom predeceased him.
Edward D. Manston, Sr. faithfully & dutifully served in the public & private Security sectors in his native Liberia & the US.
He is survived by his dearly beloved & devoted wife Fanny Mooney-Manston; his children Amelia Manston-Sambola (Jankoba), Dwedeh Manston-Gobir & Dweh E. Manston. Also left to mourn are his brother Winston S.G.W. Bedell, Sr.; nieces Nyeba Manston-Dunbar, Dwedeh Bedell-Dennis & nephews Winston Bedell, Moses Manston & Godfrey Manston; lots of grandchildren; great grandchildren and other relatives & friends.
He was predeceased by his dear siblings John H. Manston, Sr., Hododeh Manston-Johnson & Henry Manston. He was also predeceased by his son Edward Dweh Manston.
All Services & Repast will be held at: St. James Episcopal Church, 24 Hamlet Ave, Woonsocket, RI 02895
Wake-keeping: Friday, December 2, 2016 @ 6-9 pm
Funeral & Holy Communion: Saturday, December 3, 2016 @ 10 am
Fanny Manston (401) 302-0901
Winston S.G.W. Bedell, Sr. (573) 823-2786
Amelia Manston-Sambola (401) 426-9174
Winston Bedell (401) 516-4957
Nyeba Manston-Dunbar (612) 205-7707
Samuel Othello Hodge (678) 267-4937
Moses Manston +231 777 494 945
Dwedeh Manston-Gobir +231 776 365 668
Sarah Monie Hodge +231 886 554 253
Monetary Donations: Bank of America
Routing Number: 011500010
Account Number: 394006134990