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Dr. Fredrick Sayon Gbegbe

Sunrise: June 16, 1945
Sunset: December 31, 2018

The Death is announced of Dr. Fredrick Sayon Gbegbe, former President of the University of Liberia (UL), former Chairman of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), former Vice President for Academic Affairs for African Methodist Episcopal University (AMEU), former Cuttington University Graduate School Vice President for Administration, and a teacher to many students in the Republic of Liberia.

This sad event occurred, after a brief illness, on Monday, December 31, 2018 at the ELWA Hospital, Monrovia, Liberia.

Dr. Fredrick Sayon Gbegbe was predeceased by his lovely wife, Mrs. Mildred Soko Gbegbe.

He is survived by many, many children, grand and great grandchildren. He is also survived by many relatives: sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, cousins, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandsons-in-law, and extended families of Bolahun, Lofa, Liberia and the United States.

Dr. Gbegbe hailed from Fangonda township, Lofa County. He was a founding member of the Bolahun Alumni , Friends & Family Association (BAFA), and also a founding member of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Paynesville, Liberia. He was a loving and committed father.

May his soul and all the souls of the faithfully departed rest in eternal peace. Amen.

Final Arrangements:

Removal: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 1:30 P.M. Samuel Stryker Funeral Home, Sinkor, Monrovia

Wake Keeping: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:00 P.M. Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Paynesville, Monrovia, Liberia

Funeral Services: Thursday, January 24, 2019, 10:00 A. M. Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Paynesville, Monrovia, Liberia

Bolahun, Lofa County:
Traditional Ceremony & Vigil: Friday, January 25, 2019, All Night. The family compound.

Interment Services: Saturday, January 26, 2019, 11:00 A.M. Saint Mary's Episcopal Church in Bolahun, Lofa County

Interment: Bolahun, Lofa County
Repast follows immediately

Contacts (Liberia)
Mrs. Una Kumba Thompson (Daughter) 011- (231) 77-016-9926
Mrs. Isatu Gbegbe Noubibou (Daughter) 011- (231) 88-614-0672
Hawa Gbegbe Dahn (Daughter) 011- (231) 088-656-7208
Eyeah Gbegbe (Daughter) 011- (231) - 0775-600-812
Helena Gbegbe Gaye (Daughter) 011- (231) 886-879-810
Massa Gbegbe (Daughter) 011- (231) 886-534-113
Jowo Gbegbe Kloty (Daughter)
William Siafa Momolu (Son)
James Kamara Gbegbe (Son)
Fredrick Sayon Gbegbe, Jr (Son)

Contact (USA)
Minita Tenne Steven (Daughter) 240-394-2321
Evelyn Sia Williams (Daughter) 678-791-3876
Kolu Gbegbe Blamah (Daughter) 610-809-1859
Jowo Gbegbe Fumbah (Daughter) 770-736-5136

Note: A Book of condolence will be open at the respective occasions during the period of bereavement.