OBITUARY: Celebrating the Peaceful Passing of Mary Gboh Peah (Bigma)

Sunrise, June 19, 1927 - Sunset, February 27, 2016

The Peah and Morgan families regret to announce the peaceful home going of Mary Gboh Peah, “Bigma” as she was affectionately called, on February 27, 2016 at the blissful age of 89 years at Mariam Hospital in Rhode Island, United States of America.

The late Mary Gboh Peah was blessed with seven children, including Michael Peah, Oliver Peah (pre-deceased,) Mercy Peah, Augustus Peah, Mercy Peah, Nathan Peah (pre-deceased,) Marinda Peah, Grace Peah, and Sheila Barnes.

Bigma was stepmother to 46 children, over 100 step grand, great grand and great great grand children. Three step children pre-deceased her including Mle Peah, David Peah and Regina Peah.

The late Mary Gboh Peah met her late husband Solomon Dioh Peah, former labor manager of Cavalla Firestone, Maryland county, Liberia at an early age. The late Mary Gboh Peah was a longtime resident of Evansville, Gedetarbo, Maryland County, Liberia and moved to Monrovia in 1957 and lived in Cooper Farm and Westpoint, Monrovia. Bigma also resided in Sugar Beach, near Bonja in Paynesville outside Monrovia.

In 1990, the late Mary Gboh Peah moved to the United States and resided in Providence, Rhode Island.

Bigma was the third child of seven siblings, including Edward Morgan, Samuel Morgan, Martha Morgan, Aunty Nyenti Morgan, and James Morgan.

The late Mary Gboh Peah attended the St. Theresa Convent School in Monrovia, Liberia.

Bigma touched many lives and was a devoted Christian whose passion for serving God led her to establish a church in Providence, Rhode Island where she served as minister after having been ordained by the Primate of Nigeria of the Church of the Lord Aladura.

Bigma will truly be missed by the many lives she touched including the many adopted children in Liberia and the United States.


Wake Keeping & Funeral: April 2, 2016
Time: 11 am - 5 pm EST
Venue: All Saints Episcopal Church
674 Westminister Street
Providence, Rhode Island,
United States.

Body Departs for Liberia: April 3, 2016


Wake Keeping: April 19, 2016
Time: 8:00 pm
Venue: Maryland Forest, Sugar Beach, Paynesville, Liberia.

Funeral Services: April 20, 2016
Venue: Immanuel Church, S. D. Cooper Road, Paynesville
Time: 10:00 am

Interment will be in plot number 1422 at Kaiser Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Brewerville, Montserrado County, Liberia.

Contact Persons:

Marinda Y. Peah------0886521584
S. Cabert Watkins----0776998838
Brenda M. Parker-----0886558776
Iurina Tay-------------0770035591
Barbara Blankson-----0886427787
Alvina Taye -----------0886516032

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