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Ruth Jolonie Chiedee Gray

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the Gray, Koffa, Nyesuah, Jarpa, Nyeplu, and Tarpeh families announce the home-going of their beloved daughter, sister, mother, aunt, and cousin, Ruth Jolonie Chiedee Gray, lovingly referred to as “Host” and “Rufee”, following a brief period of illness. This sad event occurred on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at the Fox Chase Cancer Center located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America.

The late Ruth was a wonderful and caring person who was always willing to help anyone with whom she came into contact. She was also known for being smart, careful, and unswerving in all her endeavors. She was blessed to have lived a life enriched with God’s love and surrounded by people who treasured her friendship.
There are many loved ones who honored Ruth for a life well lived. The deceased is survived by her three beloved daughters: Mrs. Dolly Koffa Nash, Mrs. Stephine Tina Tarpeh Tue, and Mrs. Thelma Koffa Oshudun. She is also survived by the following three sons-in-law namely: Anthony Nash, Vita Ishmael Tue, and Yomi Oshundun. In addition, the late Ruth Gray leaves behind many brothers, sisters, cousins, six grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends. She will be missed greatly by her family members and relatives, both in Liberia, the United States, and around the world, as well as members of the Emilie United Methodist Church and In God We Trust Prayer Ministry located respectively in Bristol and Levittown all in Pennsylvania.

The wake-keeping is slated for Friday, January 18, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church located at 201 Mulberry Street, Bristol, PA 19007 beginning at 7:00 P.M. through 10:00 P.M.

The Funeral service will take place on January 19, 2019, at the Christ United Methodist Church located at 501 Wistar Road, Fairless Hills, PA 19030. The funeral service starts at promptly 9:00 A.M and ends at 11:30 A.M. and thereafter intermittent will take place at the Rosedale Memorial Park located at 3850 Richlieu Road, Bensalem, PA 19020. Funeral repast will follow the intermittent.

Contacts in the United States of America:
• Hayford Jarpa (609) 402-6907
• Stephine Tina Tarpeh Tue (267) 231-0130
• Vita Ishmael Tue (412) 506-0554
• Dolly Koffa Nash (267) 997-1233
• Thelma Koffa Oshundun (267) 368-0856
• Patrick Boyie Turry (484) 482-3382
• Mrs. Tanneh Massaquoi (215) 391-3117
• Ms. Adjuah Doe (267) 316-8309
• Mr. Daniel Gray (215) 436-7618
• Mrs. Dinah Freeman (516) 300-2905