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Henri Kodjo Gadegbeku

It is with great sadness that we the Gadegbeku, Jones, D’Almeida, Itoka and Ajavon family announce the passing of our beloved Husband, Father, Brother, Grandfather, Uncle, Cousin and Best Friend Henri Kodjo Gadegbeku. Henri is the youngest child of Gabriel and Christiana Gadegbeku. Henri returned to his heavenly home on September 26, 2019 at Summit Ridge Assisted Living in West Orange, New Jersey. He was predeceased by his Gabriel Gadegbeku, Christiana Gadegbeku, Polycarp Gadegbeku, Philip Gadegbeku (Veronica), Gedeon Gadegbeku, Alice Gadegbeku-Ireland, Rose Gabriel Gadegbeku), Rose Gadegbeku-Weller.
He is survived by his wife Doris Jones-Gadegbeku of East Orange, N.J., Daughter: Henriette Gadegbeku-Morris, Sons: Henry A. Gadegbeku (Musu) and Christopher Gadegbeku (Roseline). Siblings: Florence Gadegbeku Skinner, Felicia Gadegbeku, Christopher Gadegbeku (Barbara), Sister Esperanza, Theodora Gadegbeku. Grandchildren: Michael, Kobe, Jordan, Emily, Kojo, Iziah, Otivia Jabin, Benjamin, Chrissi, Abigail and Grace. Sister-in-law Dorothy and a host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends in Liberia, Togo, Ghana, Europe, the United States and other countries.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.

Funeral arrangements for Henri Kodjo Gadegbeku:

Wake Keeping/Viewing will be held on 10-25-2019 for 9am to 11am at:
Our Lady Help Us Christian Catholic Church
17 North Clinton Street
East Orange, NJ 07017

Funeral Service will be on 10-25-2019 from 11:00am to 12:00pm at:
Our Lady Help Us Christian Catholic Church
17 North Clinton Street
East Orange, NJ 07017

Burial will be at Arlington Cemetery 1:00pm in Kearny, NJ
Immediately following Church Service

Details to be announced after service

For more information please email:, or
To send Flowers, cards, ETC... please mail to:
Henriette Gadegbeku-Morris
5836 High Bluff Court
Burke, VA 22015

Contact List
• Doris Jones-Gadegbeku- 862-216-3061
• Henriette Gadegbeku-Morris- 302-632-2394
• Tapee Gadegbeku- 612-859-0461
• Christopher Gadegbeku- 714-317-5627