Giving thanks to God for a life well lived, but with grieving hearts, we the family announce the homegoing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend, Ambassador Kronyanh Moses Weefur. This sad event occurred at the J and J Health Center in Gbengbar Town on June 14, 2023 in Monrovia, Liberia.
The late Ambassador Kronyanh M. Weefur was the beloved son of Mr. Moses Kronyanh Weefur, Sr., Cecelia Weefur and Mrs. Ida E. Higgins Ammah. He was born in Monrovia, Liberia on December 24,1941. His parents predeceased him.
He received his early education as a young man and attended the College of West Africa (CWA) on Ashmun Street, Monrovia when he obtained his high school Diploma in 1966. He earned a Certificate in Grammar from the Kakata Grammar School in Kakata City, Margibi County. The late Ambassador Kronyanh M. Weefur, in a quest to deepen his knowledge in Social Sciences, obtained a double Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees in Political Science and Sociology from the St. Peters College in Jersey City, New Jersey in 1974. In pursuit of further and more profound knowledge, he enrolled at Columbia University from which he earned a Master of Arts (MA) in International Affairs in 1981.
The late diplomat and long serving public personality, Ambassador Kronyanh M. Weefur served under several presidents of the Republic of Liberia and commenced in public service that spanned over a period of over forty unbroken years, from the early 1970’s. He was also employed as a Recording Clerk with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry from 1964 to 1965. (The former Department of Commerce). In 1965, the deceased was employed as the Personnel Manager of the Federation of Liberian Youth. He was later appointed as Second Secretary & Vice Consul to the United States of America (Washington D.C.). Ambassador Weefur served as Charge d’ Affaires, a.i & First Secretary and Charge d’ Affaires, a.i, & Minister Counselor, respectively, of the Republic of Liberia to the Republic of Italy (Rome), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Liberia.
In addition to many official positions held in the Government of Liberia, the late Ambassador Kronyanh M. Weefur served in the private sector as: Assistant Director, Burgan Youth Center, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA and Vice President, Links and Links (Import Export) Inc. New York City, USA. He also served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of We Care Foundation and was a revered supporter of Each Child Counts Foundation.
This consummate professional was also a member of various professional organizations and clubs including the Union of Liberian Association in the United States of America and Canada, Political Science Club, St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, NJ, USA and African Students Association, St. Peter’s College.
The late Ambassador Kronyanh M. Weefur was a true patriot who loved his country, devoting his entire professional career that spanned over forty years, to uplifting his nation, Liberia, and its people.
He is survived by his wife, Christiana and their three children: Semah G., Laila and Linda Weefur. He also leaves behind his daughters Wortaji, Tecumpla, and son Kronyanh (Diamond) Weefur; Siblings: Richard Russ, Victoria Gerring Peah, Captain Moses K., Cecil, Julia, Frank and Amos Weefur, Albertha Ammah; One grandson, Vinard Kronyanh Burke Birch, many nieces and nephews, cousins, and a host of other relatives and friends in Liberia and all over the world. He was previously married to Hawa
Beysolow and Zeineb A. Ahmed and is preceded in death by seven siblings, Naomi Bracewell, Joseph and Viola Geering, Darling and Clarence Weefur, Comfort and George (Edo) Ammah.
We will miss his bright smile and gentle soul. We are filled with sorrow and heartbroken by this loss, but we will forever cherish the memories and will continue to honor his legacy.
Removal of body – Stryker Funeral home
Saturday, July 8, 2023 – 9:00AM
Saturday, July 8, 2023 – 10:00AM
Harvest Baptist Church, Sinkor
Shiata Flowers & Vault, Careysburg
Julia Weefur-Doe (sister) – 240-994-0704
Wortaji K. Weefur (daughter) – 651-274-5147
Cecil Weefur (brother) – 510-295-7130
Christina Akel-Weefur (wife) – 231 770 075443
Captain Moses Kronyanh Weefur (brother) – 231 777 511175
Michael Weah (cousin) – 231 886 109813