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Ms. Joyce Massa (aka Mame) Gaye

Sunrise: August 15, 1955
Sunset: August 31, 2019

The Gaye, Perry and Johnson and Frank Johnson families with great thanksgiving to the Almighty Jesus Christ announce the passing of Joyce Massa Gaye. Mame as she was affectionally called, left this physical existence on Saturday, August 31, 2019 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.
Joyce is survived by: her son Ciza Johnson and two grandchildren: Ciza Manja Johnson and Cerenity Chanel Johnson. Eno Johnson, father of her son, and longtime companion.

Brothers & Sisters: Alphonso B. Gaye, Sr., Millicent Gaye-Gooden, Ralph Newton Gaye and Ida Gaye- Adams. Aunt Mrs. Harriett Musulyn Perry, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends around the world.

Funeral Service – September 28, 2019 at 8AM-11AM
Grace United Methodist Church
7001 New Hampshire Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

Interment- 12:00PM-1:30PM
Pleasant Valley Memorial Park Cemetery
8420 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003, USA

Repast (celebration of Joyce’s beautiful life)
7001 New Hampshire Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Note: Funeral Service and Repast is held at the same location

Nearby hotels:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
College Park, MD

Towne Place Suites by Marriott
College Park, MD

Days Inn by Wyndham,
College Park, MD

Red Roof Inn
College Park, MD

For additional information, you may contact the following:
Ciza Johnson (son): 301.514.0606
Millicent Gaye-Gooden (sister): 703.732.9505
Ida Gaye- Adams (sister): 310.971.5312
Janneh Gaye-Adighibe (niece): +231.886/770.988.334 (Liberia)
Stefanie Gooden-Pulido (niece): 571.699.7723

For contributions, contact:
Ciza Johnson (son): 301.514.0606 (Cash App) or (PayPal)
Karlyn Gaye-Ugboke (niece) 301.257.5203