Sylvester Jlaoh Sekajipo

April 12, 1955 ~ April 24, 2021 (age 66)


The Sekajipo, Taplah and Trueh families announce with profound grief and sadness the passing of Sylvester Jlaoh Sekajipo on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 11:31, p.m., in Mooresville, North Carolina.

He is survived by his mother, Theresa Welleh Senyon, Eric Kajepo Sekajipo (son), Dekontee Sekajipo (granddaughter), 14 sisters including Elizabeth Sekajipo (London, England), Catherine Sekajipo-Mason (Salisbury, NC), Leticia Sekajipo Sow (Liberia), 10 brothers; Lawrence D. Sekajipo (Liberia), Ligori M. Sekajipo (Delaware, USA), Jeremiah J. Sekajipo (New Jersey, USA), Patrick Ovando Kpan (Mint HIll, NC), Sekajipo A. Sekajipo (Liberia), 158 nieces and nehews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:,

May 8, 2021 (9 am-12 pm)-Rowan International Church, 1709 N. Lee St., Salisbury, NC  28144.  Viewing time: 9 am-10 am. Service starts at 10 am to 12 pm.  Internment:  Rowan Memorial Park Cemetery, 4125 Franklin Comm Center Rd., Salisbury, NC  28144.

Contacts:  USA

Benefit & Catherine Mason (704-267-9148)

Jeremiah & Eileen Sekajipo (973-914-5384)

Ligori M. Sekajipo (302-867-9360)

Patrick & Troi Kpan (704-315-4562/704-837-9101)

Joanna Tapiah Brown (704-712-7100)


Lawrence D & Korlu K. Sekajipo-+231--770-760-883/(813)453-4495/813-420-6897

Leticia Sekajipo & Yagouba Sow-+231-770-459-405

Ambrose Tapiah-+231-776-990-323

Dorsia Farcarthy-+ 231-776-323-955

Any questions/email to

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Funeral Service
May 8, 2021

9:00 PM
Rowan International Church (Salisbury, NC)

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