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Honorable Jackson N. Wonde

The Wonde and Massaquoi families announce, with deep sorrow, the sudden death of Honorable Jackson N. Wonde. This sad event occurred at 6:00 AM on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Honorable Wonde met his untimely death shortly after representing the Government of Liberia at a World Bank meeting in Washington DC.

Honorable Jackson N. Wonde served the Government of Liberia in several capacities, including as Deputy Minister of Labor. He was serving as Deputy Minister of Sectorial Planning at the Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs of the Republic of Liberia up to his death. During the mid-1990s, he served as Director of Cater Center Liberia. He was also an active member of the Grand Gedeh Association in the Americas when he was residing in the USA. He was the association’s General Secretary from 2001 through 2005.

Honorable Wonde is survived by his wife, Mymah Massaquoi Wonde; three children – Jackson Wonde, Jr., Jacklyne Wonde, and Tonia Wonde; two grandchildren, several brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives of the USA and Liberia.

Activities marking the celebration of the life of the Honorable Jackson N. Wonde in the United States and Liberia are as follows:

Friday, July 20, 2012
Visitation:       Solimine Funeral Home
426 Broadway
Lynn, MA 01902
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Wake-keeping:         Sacred Heart Parish
571 Boston St.
Lynn, MA 01905
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Saturday, July 21, 2012
Memorial Service:          Sacred Heart Parish
571 Boston St.
Lynn, MA 01905
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Repast and Celebration: Sacred Heart Parish
571 Boston St.
Lynn, MA 01905
11:00 AM to 9:00 PM     

All tributes will be paid during the Repast and celebration of Mr. Wonde’s life - during the 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM time period.  All those who would like to pay a tribute are asked to contact any of the individuals listed at the end of this announcement before July 12, 2012.

Hotel Information:
Fairfield Inn Suites Marriott
Boston North
100 Morris St
Revere, MA 02151

Motel 6
65 Newbury St
Davers, MA 01923

Four Points by Sheraton
Boston Logan Airport
407 Squire Road

Contacts in USA:
Mymah Wonde, Wife------------781-985-6187C/781-592-4590H
Parjie Wonde, Brother ----------443-858-4168
William Nyanue, Friend----------847-644-0929
Harrison Saydee, Friend-----------508-579-6105
Jiayah Massaquoi Jalarue, Friend--202-210-3153
Arthur K. Droe, Friend ------------240-422-9169

Contacts  in Liberia:
Jerry Wonde,Cousin--------------0886-415-779
Rebecca Wonde, sister …………..880-536-225
Benetha Gobah, sister…………..0886-303-141
Annie Wonde, sister………………
Jackson Wonde, Jr.son…………..
Randolf Wonde, brother……….
John Wonde, brother…………….