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Mrs. Yvonne Edna Georgene Stevenson Musinguzi

With profound sadness, the Musinguzi, Wordsworth, Stevenson, Woodson, Urey and Freeman families  announce the untimely passing of our dearly beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, niece, cousin and friend – Yvonne Edna Georgene Stevenson Musinguzi on January 20th, 2014. 

Yvonne was affectionately known as “Vonnie”, a loving, creative, talented and enterprising personality.  She leaves to mourn her loss, her beloved husband, Hannington  Musinguzi , daughters -  Karen E. Musinguzi and Nancy M. Musinguzi, Niece – Hadja Thiam, Nephews – Abdoulaye (Melinda) Thiam, Ousmane Thiam,  Grandnieces –  Tsedey M. Pretto, Farah and Anaya Thiam. She will be missed by her sister Gwendolyn E. Stevenson Thiam, sisters-in-law – Hilda, Alice, Margaret, Rose, Brother-in-law – John,  very dear cousins, Corann Phelps Okorodudu (affectionately called “Aunt Corann”) and Juliette Phelps Maxwell, a host of foster brothers, sisters, cousins, other relatives and friends from Liberia, Uganda, Germany, and the United States. 

She was pre-deceased by her father, the late Honorable George B. Stevenson, and mother, Ambassador Eugenia A. Wordsworth Stevenson. We give heartfelt thanks to the Lord for her life,  celebrate her home-going, and pray that the Holy Spirit will comfort and guide us as we mourn our loss. 

Homegoing Services: 


Date:              January, 31, 2014
Location:      Gleason Funeral Home
1360 Hamilton Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873
Time:            6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.


Date:               Saturday, February 1, 2014
Location:       First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens
771 Somerset Street
Somerset, NJ 08873

Viewing:             9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M

Funeral             10:00 A.M.

Interment:       Saturday, February 01, 2014 (Family)

Repast:          Will follow Interment
                        Information to be announced at the Funeral Service

Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick                                    FairField Inn and Suites Somerset
2 Albany Street                                                                                          315 Davison Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901                                                      Franklin Park, NJ 08086
Reservations: (732) 873-1234                                                      Reservations: (732) 627-8483

Courtyard Somerset
250 Davison Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873
Reservations: (732) 271-4555

Newark Airport; Philadelphia Airport

Contact persons:

William Wordsworth (919) 397-3330
Gwendolyn Thiam (609) 651-6451
Juliette Phelps Maxwell (740) 359-3508