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Mrs. Sarah Frank Gabbidon Affectionately called Ma Sarah

The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1

It is with profound sadness the Gabbidon, Frank, Brown, Cassell, Forka, Benson, and Pelham families mourn the loss of the matriarch of the family, Mrs. Sarah Frank Gabbidon. Affectionately called Ma Sarah by most who knew and loved her. This sad event occurred on Sunday December 2nd 2018 at the Scandinavian Nursing Home in Cranston Rhode Island, with her family by her bedside. She was predeceased by her husband Mr. Edwin J. Gabbidon, and two sons Roger Kumeh and Edwin J. Gabbidon Jr.

She leaves to mourn her children John T. Gabbidon (Josephine), Lauramae Gabbidon-George, Elietha Gabbidon, Mary Gabbidon Sowah (Ebenezer), Daniel Zwegger, Hannah Gabbidon Fluit (Charles), Marie Gabbidon, and many other children.

She is also survived by her grandchildren, Johnita, Newellyn, Stanley, Velvida, Michael, Brandford, Johnathan (JT), Emmanuel, Arianna, Ashley, Sarah Cristina, Fatu, and four great grandchildren.
Her sisters Tanneh Hammond, Rose Merchant. Her brother Bishop George Daniel Brown, and sisters Mary Forka, Julia Wariebi, the latter three all of whom predeceased her.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend, she touched many lives, and she will be deeply missed.

Funeral arrangements for the home going and celebration of our mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunty, and friend are as follow:

Wake Keeping:
Friday, December 14th, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Grace Episcopal Church
300 Westminister Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903

Saturday, December 15th, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Grace Episcopal Church
300 Westminister Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903

Swan Point Cemetery
585 Blackstone Blvd
Providence, Rhode Island 02906

Repast: Church of the Annunciation, 175 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston, R.I. 02920 


John Gabbidon phone number:

Contacts Information:
John T. Gabbidon –( 401)-282-0658
Ebenezer Sowah – (401)-559-3944
Mary Sowah – (401)-559-4369
Hannah Gabbidon – Fluit – (678)-677-6647
Marie Gabbidon – (401)-952-0421

Johnita +231-8865-15516

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