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Henrietta J. Moore Bryant Pedersen

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” - Psalm 23: 1-6

The families of Mother Henrietta J. Moore Bryant Pedersen, announce, with regret, profound sadness, and yet gratitude to Almighty God, the homegoing/transition from the physical life to the eternal life of our dear Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great Great Grandmother, Great Great Great Grandmother, Auntie, and Cousin; affectionally and commonly known as “Mother”, “Hen-Pen”, and “HB”.

Her peaceful passing occurred on January 2nd, 2017, at the age of 102 years and 7 months.  She resided in New Haven, CT - USA, at the time of her passing.

Mother Henrietta J. Moore Bryant Pedersen was born on May 17, 1914, onto the union of Mr. John Killie Moore and Mrs. Cordelia Graham Moore, residents of the township of Arthington, Liberia.

Mother Henrietta J. Moore Bryant Pedersen was the 2nd born child of her parents’ union.  Her sisters, Ms. Hannah D. Moore, Ms. Beatrice Moore, Mrs. Rose Moore Steven, Ms. Hawa Moore Farmah, and Ms. Yeye Moore predeceased her.  Her brothers, Mr. Willlie Moore, Mr. John Moore, Mr. Kaiser Moore, Mr. George Moore, Mr. Moses Moore, and Mr. Isaac Moore, also predeceased her. 

Mother Henrietta J. Moore Bryant Pedersen, a Christian and faithful servant of God, mothered 11 children; five of which predeceased her - Mrs. Racheal Bryant Davies, Mr. Willem Anthony Bryant, Mrs. Olivia Bryant Hunter, Mr. William Bryant, Mr. Calvin Bryant, and Mr. Daniel Bryant.

Mother Henrietta J. Moore Bryant Pedersen leaves to mourn her six children - Rev. Danetta C. Bryant, Mrs. Vangie J. Woods Lahai, Mrs. Wokie T. Stewart (Mr. Quentin B. Stewart), Mr. Roland Brown Sonpon (Mrs. Joyce Sonpon), Mrs. Beatrice P. Mitchell Meyer, and Mrs. Mywhen Pedersen Mitchell; numerous nieces/nephews/cousins, grand-children/nieces/nephews/cousins, great grand-children/nieces/nephews/cousins, great great grand-children/nieces/nephews/cousins, great great great grand-children/nieces/nephews/cousins; and a multitude of friends of the family.
Homegoing Arrangements:

Wake Service
Friday, January 13th, 2017
Time:  5pm - 8pm
Location:  Maresca & Son Funeral Home - 592 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06511

Funeral Service
Saturday, January 14th, 2017
Time:  10am Sharply
Location:  Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church - 292 Orange St., New Haven, CT 06510

Hotel Accommodations:
(Note:  Special Rates under the name - Henrietta Moore Bryant Pedersen)

Best Western
490 Sawmill Rd.
West Haven, CT 06516
Telephone: (203) 933-0344

Hampton Inn
510 Sawmill Rd.
West Haven, CT 06516
Telephone: (203) 932-0404

370 Highland St.
West Haven, CT 06516
Telephone: (203) 934-6611

La Quinta Inn
400 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
Telephone: (203) 562-1111

Rev. Danetta C. Bryant: (267) 939-4929
Mrs. Vangie J. Woods Lahai: (203) 931-9917
Mr. & Mrs. Quentin B. Stewart: (203) 887-5458
Mr. & Mrs. Roland Brown Sonpon: (401) 499-8561
Mrs. Beatrice P. Mitchell Meyer: (203) 507-7473
Mrs. Mywhen Pedersen Mitchell: (475) 201-4137
Mr. & Mrs. James E. Brown: (718) 712-9087