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Pius E. Sonpon, Sr.

Sunrise: August 8, 1960 – Sunset: January 11, 2020

With profound sadness and deepest regret, the Sonpon and Wolo families sadly announce the passing of Mr. Pius E. Sonpon of Newark, New Jersey. This Devastating event occurred suddenly on Sunday January 11, 2020. He was born on August 15, 1960 to the union of the late Peter CT. Sonpon and Mary Wolo-Sonpon of Monrovia, Liberia. He was a Husband, Father, Son, Uncle, Grandfather, and a Friend to so many.

Pius leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, Vero Mama-Sonpon; Children: Christopher Sonpon, Ernest Sonpon, Mark Sonpon, Mickey Sonpon, Queen Sonpon, Pius Sonpon, Jr; Sisters and Brothers: Vida Gardinal-Teage, Preston Sonpon, Chukwu Sonpon, Philomena Sonpon, Nicholas Sonpon, Aden Sonpon, Josephine Sonpon, Patricia Sonpon – including, twenty seven nieces and nephews; A host of relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements for the remains of Mr. Pius E. Sonpon, Sr., follows:

Viewing and wake keeping:
Friday, February 21, 2020
7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
James F. Churchman Jr., Funeral Home
345-13th Avenue
Newark, NJ, 07103

Funeral Service:
Saturday, February 22, 2020
10:00 A.M. -11:00 A.M.
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish
103 South Center Street
Orange, NJ 07050

Evergreen Cemetery
1137 N Broad Street
Hillside, NJ 07205

For More information, please contact the following individuals:
Preston Sonpon (609-325-1701)
Ernest Sonpon (423-251-9845)
Philomena Sonpon (856-896-7117)
Patricia Sonpon(401-491-5229)
Celeste Ricks (862-368-8501)

Hotel Information:
Courtyard by Marriott
Newark Downtown
858 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Tel: 973-848-0070

Ramada by Wyndham
120 Evergreen Place
East Orange, NJ 07018
Tel: 855-214-3079