The wife of the deceased, Valerie Youku Howe, Theophilus Chauncy Howe (Son), Gbagalo, Jones, Scott and children, and related families announce with profound sadness the sudden death of Hon. George Wea Howe Jr., who died at the age of 58. Mr. Howe was the CEO of Libra Sanitation Inc., Commissioner for Decentralization at the Governance Commission of Liberia, lecturer in Public Administration at the University of Liberia, a prominent founding member of the National Patriotic Party (NPP), and a profound member of the Coalition for Democratic Change. This mournful event occurred on Thursday, December 22, 2022, at 11:00 am at the Hope for Women Medical Center in Paynesville, Liberia.
Hon. Howe is survived by his wife Mrs. Valerie Youku Howe, four children, Miss Georgia Howe of the USA, Mr. Theophilus Chauncy Howe of the USA, Jabez Howe, and Valerie Tanneh Howe. Brothers: Mr. Emmanuel D. Howe, Mr. Sam Sophy Howe, Mr. Mark W. Howe of the USA, Sylvester John Jacob Howe. Sisters: Mrs. Adi Howe Yarsiah, Mrs. Elizabeth Howe Willie, Mrs. Lucretia Howe Nelson of London, Mrs. Tidi V. Howe Brown of the USA, Mrs. Cecelia Gallup of the USA, Mrs. Felicia S. Doe-Somah, Miss Amanda Sing Randall of the USA, Miss Georgia Howe, Mrs. Mardea Jones Nimley, Mrs. Louise Howe Tambi of Sierra Leone and Miss Geneva Lucy Howe. Foster children: Mr. Stephen K. Moore, Mr. Telewoda Kennedy, Miss Vivian Wenwu Gbagalo, Calvin Jones, Miss Roseline Gbagalo and Miss Rachael Thomas.
Mr. George Wea Howe Jr. also leaves to mourn a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, in-laws, and friends in and out of Liberia.
Funeral arrangements are as follows:
Friday, January 20, 2023 – 4:00 PM: Removal of the Body from the Samuel A. Stryker Funeral Home
5:00 PM: Wake keeping at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Camp Johnson Road
Saturday, January 21, 2023 – Funeral Rites will be held at 9:00 AM
Location: St. Thomas Episcopal Church Camp Johnson Road.
Repast: John Bessie Resort
Location: SKD Boulevard, Paynesville.
Burial: Sunday, January 22, 2023, at 9:30 AM
Location: Gbakor Hill, Totota, Bong County
ALL TRIBUTES MUST BE PAID AT THE WAKE, except for the Governance Commission, the Government of Liberia, and the Family.
Please contact the following individuals for more details:
1. Mrs. Valerie Youku Howe (Wife): +16097332232
2. Mr. Theophilus Howe (Son): +13043087997
3. Mr. Emmanuel D. Howe (Brother): +231886512870
4. Mr. Mark W. Howe (Brother): +14439345016
5. Miss Vivian Wenwu Gbagalo (Daughter): +231770212039
6. Mr. Telewoda Kennedy (Son): +231770196072
7. Mr. Stephen K. Moore (Son): +231886492394
8. Rev. J. Abraham Dees Sr. (Brother-in-Law): +231777916538