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Francis Fayia Effa

The Effa and Sonjor families of Philadelphia, Maryland, New Jersey, Monrovia, and Foya regret to announce with deeply seated troubled hearts the passing of Francis Fayia Effa, the light house of the family and the great community servant-leader of Darby, Pennsylvania. The sad and grief-stricken event happened at 1:00am on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pennsylvania USA.

Francis leaves to mourn his death his wife, Sia Samorlu-Effa; his son Francis Effa Jr.; his step-children; Grace, John, Maritha, & Beatrice in Darby; his sisters, Sia Satta, Kumba, & Tewa Effa; his nephews Fayia Solee, Henry, Moses, Rufus, Edmond, Steven, Alvin, Daniel, Abraham, Harrison, Michael, David, & a host of other nephews in the USA, Foya and Monrovia; his nieces Sia Kama, Kumba, Hawa, Bendu, Sia, Finda, and a host of other nieces in the USA, Foya and Monrovia; his uncles Augustus, Fallah, Joseph, Rogers, and Fapkanah Sonjor in Foya, Monrovia and USA; his cousins, Arvidson, Moses, Edwin, Daniel, Roberts, Christina, & Jeritha,Sonjors in Foya, Monrovia and USA; host of friends and acquaintances, as well as members of Diompilor America Inc. and Federation of the Lofa Associations in America, two of the organizations Francis love and serve as member and leader.

Francis, as we leave all the ‘WHYs’ to God, who sees and can reach even in the darkest recesses of our hearts, we fervently pray your soul rest in perfect peace till we meet again

Farewell and Home-going Celebration

WAKE KEEPING 6:00pm September, 20, 2019 Ezekiel Baptist Church 5701-39 Gray Avenue Philadelphia PA 19143

FUNERAL SERVICE 9:00am September, 21, 2019 Ezekiel Baptist Church 5701-39 Gray Avenue Philadelphia PA 19143

INTERMENT Fernwood Cemetery 6501 E Baltimore Ave Lansdowne, Pennsylvania 19050

REPASS Yeadon Fire House 600 Church Ln Yeadon, PA 19050

Sia Samorlu-Effa (267) 209-7947
Francis Effa Jr. (267) 206-7979
Tewa Effa (231) 77-754-3256
Joseph Sonjor-Solee (443) 536-7056
Edwin Sonjor (267) 393-3753
Tamba William (267) 230-7941
Dr. Ivan Camanor (231)
David Saa Korkor (917) 570-9972