Doctor Samuel D. Sasraku
Born January 22, 1942
Died July 6, 2012
It is with profound regret that the Johnston and Sasraku family announce the home going of Doctor Samuel D. Sasraku, Medical doctor, father, grandfather, and friend. This sad event occurred at the J.F. K. Medical Center in Sinkor, Monrovia on July 6, 2012 after a protracted illness. He leaves to mourn his wife Elizabeth Johnston-Sasraku, children, Christian Kotey Sasraku, Thelma Dey Sasraku-Huber, Melissa, James and
Charles Johnston of the United States and Canada. Anthony, Satta, Varney and Sandra Sasraku of Monrovia. He is also survived by his niece Ms. Ransoline E. McCauley of the US, nephew Mr. Lawrence Golightly of the International Red Cross in Sudan, Mr. Martei Sanka, Mr. Amon Sasraku of Accra, Mr. William Desbordes of the University of Liberia, ten grand children and a host of other relatives and friends in the U.S, Ghana and Sierra Leone.
During Doctor Sasraku’s career, he first worked as a school teacher at the St Andrew’s Episcopal School in Cape Mount County-1962 -1965, also taught in various High Schools at night in Monrovia. After Medical College, he entered full residency at the J.F.K. Medical Center at the Department of Pediatrics from 1979 – 1981. He then joined the Ministry of Health & Social Welfare – Medical Director for the C.H. Renny Hospital and later, Chief Medical Officer, Margibi Health Care Delivery System. - Chief Medical Officer for Montserrado County.
In 1986 -1987 he received a fellowship to study at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Hadassah Medical School, earning a Master’s degree in the field of
Epidemiology and Community Medicine.
1988 -1990 Chief Medical Officer for Montserrado County
1996 Chief County Officer, Montserrado County, Liberia
2006 Coordinator for Primary Health Care System
His body will be removed from the Stryker Funeral Home on Saturday August 11th and taken to the St. Simon Baptist Church on the Capitol Bye Pass. May his soul, and the souls of the faithful departed rest in perfect peace.
Wake keeping - Saturday August 11th at the 10:30am to 11:30am at
St. Simon’s Baptist Church at the Capitol Bye Pass, Monrovia
Funeral Service- 11:30am at same venue -St. Simon’s Baptist Church
Internment: - Kiazer Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Brewerville, Liberia
Family Contacts, Monrovia, Liberia
Mr. William Desbordes, University of Liberia -011 231- 880 956 089
Pastor Lawrence Nyepan -011-231-88 6 527-338
Anthony Sasraku, 011-231-88 6 44 01 04
Martha Molley – 011-231- 88 6 564-183
Elizabeth Musu Cooper -011-231- 88 6 553-714
Contacts in the United States
Melissa Johnston – 612-381-4319
Christian Kotey Sasraku – 763-691-9117
Thelma D. Huber – 763-496-9776
Charles D. Johnston- 763-442-7970
Ransoline E. McCauley -763-516-4837