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Mr. Josie N. Massaquoi

Sunrise: October 12th, 1958
Sunset: April 22nd, 2022

The Massaquoi and Swaray families wish to announce the death of Mr. Josie N. Massaquoi, a resident of the Staten Island Community, New York- United States of America; he was 63 years old.

Mr. Josie N. Massaqoi died on Friday April 22, at about 1:30 A.M at his elder Sister’s, residence (Mrs Alice D, McClain) in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA after a protracted period of illness.

He leaves to mourn his wife, Mrs. Brenda Bracewell Massaquoi, three children: Baindu B. Massaquoi (Jesse), Nataniel Massaquoi, and Theresa Massaquoi; seven sisters: Mrs. Alice D. McClain (Dr. Charles McClain), Mrs. Agnes B. M. Tarpeh (Dr. Jeremiah S.Tarpeh), Georgiana Massaquoi, Mrs. Janet Williams (Pappie Williams), Mrs. Baindu Massaquoi-Hodges (Lawrence Hodges), Mrs. Jasie Massaquoi-Bropleh (John Bropleh) and Irene Massaquoi; four brothers: Augustine Massaquoi (Rose Labor-Massaquoi), Edward N. Massaquoi (Mabel Lappia Massaquoi), Dominic M. S. Massaquoi (Famata Cassell-Massaquoi) and Lawrence M. Massaquoi); aunties, uncles, cousins, nephews, nieces, four grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends, in the USA, Liberia, Australia, Sierra Leone, Spain and other parts of the world.

His remains is currently deposited at the J. F Floyd Mortuary, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Funeral services will be held at the Ben Avon United Methodist Church, 2362 Avon Dale Drive, on the 21st of May, 2022.

Saturday May 21st, 2022
Ben Avon United Methodist Church
2362 Avondale Drive Spartanburg, S. C 29302
11 am – 12noon
Home going service:
Starts at 12 noon at the same Ben Avon United Methodist Church

Greenlawn Memorial Gardens,
1300 Fernwood Glendale Road
Spartanburg 29307 S.C

Ben Avon United Methodist Church
Social Hall, 2360 Avon Dale Drive
Spartanburg, S. C 29302

Mrs. Alice D. McClain +1 864 308 6184
Mrs. Agnes B. M. Tarpeh +1 347 898 8153
Augustine Massaquoi +1 718 576 4043
Baindu B. Massaquoi- Lemoh +1 917 957 7414
Brenda Bracewell-Massaquoi +1 864 706 0735
Janet Williams +1 910 689 6092
Irene Massaquoi +1 347 216 3112
Edward N. Massaquoi +1 651 274 3354
Dominic M. S. Massaquoi +231 886 557 116 (Lib.)
Bendu Massaquoi-Hodges +231 886 386 669 (Lib.)

Hotels for Reservation:
Holiday Inn,
160 Simuel Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303
864 586 3966

Tru by Hilton,
103 Franklin Ave.
Spartanburg, SC 29301
864 606 6111

Spartanburg Marriott
229 N Church St.
Spartanburg, SC 29306
864 596 1211

Holiday Inn Express
161 Sha Ln
Spartanburg, SC 29307
864 504 3333

AC Hotel
225 W main St.
Spartanburg, SC 29306
864 585 8900

This announcement was brought in by Mrs. Alice D. McClain, and Mrs. Agnes B. M Tarpeh, elder sisters, on behalf of the family.