In loving memory of Mrs. Elizabeth Barbah Swaray
January 1st, 1923 to April 30th, 2023
It is with deepest sorrow that the Swaray, Massaquoi, Fredericks, Gray, Bannerman, Buxton, Ashong, Mills, and Attoh families, in the hope of the resurrection, announce the passing of our beloved sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, auntie, cousin, and matriarch, Mrs. Elizabeth B. Swaray.
Her demise occurred on Sunday, April 30th in Monrovia, Liberia.
Mrs. Elizabeth Swaray was a member of the St. Theresa’s Convent school, class of 1941. She was an enterprising entrepreneur who became the amiable manager of the University of Liberia’s cafeteria, a position she held for twenty-five years until the conflict. She was one of Liberia’s finest in the cake-making and culinary industries.
She was predeceased by her father Mr. Henry Q. Fredericks, her mother madam Anna Gray, her husband Hon. J. Henry Swaray, her children Attracta Swaray, Augusta Swaray and Dr. Swithin Mustapha Swaray Sr.
She leaves to mourn her loss and cherish her memories, her loving daughter Anna Catherine Swaray, her cherished grandchildren Durrelle Dennis, Osmund Woods Jr, Lena Woods, Elshmere Woods, Paula Anne Baxter, Ana Marie Woods and Swithin Mustapha Swaray Jr, her treasured eleven great-grandchildren, her dear brothers and sisters, cousins, and a host of other beloved relatives, and loved ones in the United States, Liberia, Ghana, Europe, Australia, and across the globe.
She would be laid to rest in Monrovia, Liberia on Saturday, June 10th, 2023.
Wake/Viewing at 9 am and funeral service at 10 am on Saturday, June 10th, 2023, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Parish, Tweh Farm, Bushrod Island, Liberia.
All sympathizers and well-wishers are cordially invited.
Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon
her. May the soul of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace.
Kindly contact the under-listed for further information:
Lena Woods (granddaughter): +231-777828065 George Fonderson (Cousin) +231-888128920
Ana Marie Woods (granddaughter): +231 77 668 4777
Rosita Fredericks Safo (Sister): +233-244139993
Swithin Mustapha Swaray Jr (grandson): +233-244626958
Osmund Woods (grandson): +1 (832) 818-6419 Elshmere Woods (grandson): +1 (203) 606-7053
Durrelle Dennis (granddaughter): +447791094314
NB: All tributes can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Family funeral contributions across the diaspora can be sent to:
- Elshmere Woods
Bank: Wells Fargo
Savings Acc: 7811167910
Cash app $ Elshmere Woods or (203) 606-7053
Zelle Wells Fargo using my Email, email@example.com
- Osmund L. Woods
Bank: Bank of America Checking Acct # 488118200974 Routing # 111000025
Cash App ID $Osmundwoods Zelle: Bank of America 8324365602