Teleale Worku
  • 86 years old
  • Date of birth: Dec 16, 1929
  • Date of passing: Sep 1, 2016
Let the memory of Teleale be with us forever. Lived and died peacefully!!! May the name of the Lord be praised!
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Teleale Worku, 86, born on December 16, 1929 and passed away on September 1, 2016. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Tsegamlak Teleale on 28th November 2016

"We celebrated Thanksgiving this week. I've been thinking about my Dad a lot and feel grateful for having him in my life for the last 50 years.  I am also grateful and thankful to all my friends and family who stood by us during this past year.  God is good!"

This tribute was added by Muna Telelale on 17th September 2016

"To the most amazing, loving, patient, kind, funny, full of life father anyone could ever ask for. I am so blessed to be your daughter and have you as my BEST FRIEND. You listened to me whenever I needed to talk and you had a way of making EVERYTHING BETTER!
You were a friend to many no matter what age. I will miss you so much but i know you are in a better place. Selfishly, I want you here for one more day!!!!!!
I love you so much Telealeye! Rest in peace.
Your daughter Muna."

This tribute was added by TaAmir Girmay on 16th September 2016

"Dear Mama Edna, Koki, Sahalu, Tsega, and Muna,

Our hearts are filled with sorrow to hear of Gashe Telale's home going  . There are no sufficient words that can be uttered that can justifiably express our condolences .  

For those who knew Gashe Telale, they can say they are part of the privileged who got to see first hand what it means to be Christ-like by the life that Gashe lived.

When I think of Gashe, I feel of sense of peace, because for as long as I have known him I never remember anything but peace and that wonderful smile and loving spirit he always greeted us all with and his attitude of peaceful resilience toward's life's challenges.

I am grateful to God that He blessed all of you to be together to send Gashe to our Fathers arms so that you can be a source of strength and comfort to each other. I can't thank God enough that you all have your faith and relationship with God that is sufficient when your humanity overflows and He is there to catch, comfort and hold you.

I am also grateful to God that He know our pain so well that He leaves us with loving, and comforting memories of Gashe to remind us he is always with us.
The beauty of God is that he reminds us of our dearly departed by those around us and places and things that they enjoyed. This allows us to use these to strengthen us and help us remember they have colored and continue to color our lives.

Please know that you are all dearly loved, prayed for and thought of everyday ! Continue to be strong in the Lord and be blessed !

Sending Our Love,

TaAmir & Elise"

This tribute was added by William Fairbanks on 15th September 2016

"Dear Tsega and Family....Our prayer is for you to experience God's perspective, comfort and peace at this challenging time.  Although we didn't have the privilege of meeting your dad, we sense that so many of your strengths are due to his influence - your faith, your sensitivity, your incredible love and care for so many.  We love you!  Bill and Lisa Fairbanks"

This tribute was added by Getachew Eshetu on 14th September 2016

"It is terrible to hear the passing of Telealiye, who was the very core foundation and one of the strongest pillars of our family. My family and I were fortunate enough to know Telealiye through his beloved daughters Koki and Muna who are our dearest friends. We first exchanged greetings and felicitations during the holiday time. When he came to visit his daughters and grandsons, we spent precious times together. We discussed on various social, moral, political, and religious issues. During those discussions he influenced us in many ways especially with his tenderness, tolerance and kindness. Also we came to realize his graciousness, politeness and compassion for fellow human beings has no limit. He lived an exemplary life, from raising his 4 magnificent children to helping needy people for a better future, and devoting his time and effort to mend various social problems.
     Missing someone very special like Telealiye brings tears to our eyes however, remembering all the good times we have spent with him brings smiles to our faces and a warm filling to our hearts. Due to all these and other factors we cannot say we are going to miss Telealiye at all, because his spirit, enlightening advices and encouragement will live with us in every moment of our lives.

        We will never forget you, Teleayile! Rest In Peace!!

- Getachew & Family"

This tribute was added by Jerry and Angie Johnson on 14th September 2016

"The Bible says “a good name is more precious than fine rubies”  As one thinks of Teleale and the life he lived we can be thankful that his name will be remembered for the different ways he impacted people's lives, the example he lived, the stories he told, the guidance he gave, and the deep love he shared for family and friends. We are thankful for the treasured memories that will forever enrich our lives because of him.

We are comforted when Teleale returned to the God who created him, who loves him dearly – he completed his life’s work and was welcomed home by our loving Lord with the words –  “Well done my good and Faithful servant”

If there is a Christian Hall of Fame – Teleale certainly would be inducted because of his life, his godly example and because his priorities were centered around God’s heartbeat for living life.
Our love and prayers are with his precious family."

This tribute was added by koki teleale on 12th September 2016

"Telealeye how we miss you. We are so blessed to have had a father who was an example of our Heavenly Father. Knowing you are with him is how we get our comfort. I miss your sweet voice and how you called me kokiye. Your stories, your advise, your love to your family, your funny ways.... I will miss everything about you.  Rest in peace my wonderful father"

This tribute was added by Ernest Madut on 11th September 2016

"My heartfelt condolences and sympathy to late Worku's family. And  I pray to the Almighty God to comfort you and rest your dad in eternal peace. Amen"

This tribute was added by Thomas Tilahun on 9th September 2016

"Dear Tsega and Family,

It is never an easy thing to loose a loved one. We offer you and your family our deepest condolences and pray that your father rest in peace. May you also find peace in the knowledge that he is with The Almighty God.
God Bless You and Your Family!

Thomas Tilahun & Aida Amare"

This tribute was added by Abeba Belay on 8th September 2016

"Munie,
I am so sorry about  the loss of your sweet and great dad! Please know that you and your family are in our prayers and thoughts!
Love,"

This tribute was added by Brenda Kiwia- Hendricks on 7th September 2016

"Seble, Muna and family. We received with great sadness the news of the loss of your beloved Father Teleale Worku.
May our God of Comfort offer you comfort and peace that surpasses all understanding in Jesus's Mighty Name.
(Brenda & Ace)"

This tribute was added by Caron Gossett on 6th September 2016

"Dear Muna,
May God give you peace during this time of sorrow and may the memories of your dad and the legacy he has left behind be a light in the days ahead.
Caron Gossett"

This tribute was added by Joy MCDONALD on 6th September 2016

"Muna, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I was sad to hear of your dad's sudden passing. I will be praying for you. I love you and appreciate your friendship. I know your dad was so proud of you. Love you, Joy"

This tribute was added by t gad on 5th September 2016

"It's never easy to say goodbye. Gashe Telale, our most beloved uncle who personified love, kindness, grace, and humility. Visiting home will not be the same. I will miss our chats and the feeling of warmth and acceptance that they gave me. May the incomprable goodness that you gave to all of us be a guiding light to your beautiful soul and console Eteye Edena, Tsega, Kokie, Sahilu, Muna and the rest of the family. I'll say farewell with all of my love and gratitude. (Mimi - Tsion Gad)"

This tribute was added by Meski Mengistu on 5th September 2016

"We are saddened to hear Gash Teleale's passing.  We will always remember him as the kind and gentle father he was to all of us. We pray God give the family strength and comfort during this difficult time. May Gash Teleale's soul rest in eternal peace."

This tribute was added by temesgen getachew on 5th September 2016

"grateful for the unforgettable memories we lessons he has though me. which i will carry with me on my life journey. know you are in a better place and watching over me! i will make you proud!! always in my heart and forever you will stay telealiye!"

This tribute was added by michael gezahegne on 5th September 2016

"Muna, we're thinking of you and the family. Sending love from home. Stay strong, as you usually are.

Love"

This tribute was added by dawit getachew on 5th September 2016

"“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted."- Matthew5:4

May you rest in peace. You will be loved and missed dearly."

This tribute was added by Jay Aklilu on 5th September 2016

"Our deepest condolences to you and your family Tsegish. May the Heavenly Father shower you and your family with peace and love."

This tribute was added by Lea Kassa on 5th September 2016

"Telealeye, I write with tears rolling down.  I can’t say I don’t know why because I know why - this is my good-bye for now.  You were truly a kind person, gentle and understanding.  You listened patiently and considerately.  You tried to find solutions when I poured out my heart like a daughter.  But I know now more because you won’t be there to hear.  You left a great legacy to all that knew you – you really were one of a kind, a man above all men. Thank you for all you have been in my life since childhood - both you and Nanaye.  THANK YOU!!!  You will be remembered affectionately. Lea Kassa"

This tribute was added by Eyassu Gayim on 4th September 2016

"The departure of Gash Teleale is truly heartbreaking. He was a great father, brother and friend to so many, and one of the wisest person I have ever known. May God bless his soul and strengthen the members of his family.
Eyassu"

This tribute was added by Esayas Netsanet on 4th September 2016

"It is with a heavy heart that I write this  memorial note. Gash Teleale  Will be truly missed . He was a friend, a brother and uncle. I had one of the most enjoyable and memorabletime of my life in the United States with this man. It was so much fun to be around him he brought a light into my life in my darkest moment in my life. I enjoyed his jocks his advice and most of all love.  Nanaye, Koki, Sahlu, Tsega and muna my thoughts and prayers are with you . Love you  and my god be with you in this difficult time. R.I.P  GASH TELEALE."

This tribute was added by Esayas Netsanet on 4th September 2016

"It is with a heavy heart that I write this  memorial note. Gash Teleale  Will be truly missed . He was a friend, a brother and uncle. I had one of the most enjoyable and memorabletime of my life in the United States with this man. It was so much fun to be around him he brought a light into my life in my darkest moment in my life. I enjoyed his jocks his advice and most of all love.  Nanaye, Koki, Sahlu, Tsega and muna my thoughts and prayers are with you . Love you  and my god be with you in this difficult time. R.I.P  GASH TELEALE."

This tribute was added by metti kanno on 4th September 2016

"Telealiye, I have no words.... My God-father, my uncle, my #1 fan, probably the coolest dad the entire Bole and Beklo Bet neighborhood had seen, your love and relationship with Nanaye was such an example and inspiration to all of us, we aspire to be blessed with such integrity, your generosity, humor and your gentle spirit will greatly and forever be missed ..... We mourn your loss, may you eternally rest in peace......"

This tribute was added by Benyam Kassahun on 4th September 2016

"I would like to express my condolences during this difficult time and loss. May the Father of all comfort and consolation give you strength. May the grace of God carry and surround you. May the peace of  God be with you.
Benyam Kassahun
Connie Berhane"

This tribute was added by Connie Berhane on 3rd September 2016

"Dearest Tsega and family, we are saddened by the news of your loss.  Please accept our deepest condolences.  Our prayers are with you. May the Lord comfort you in this difficult time.  Sincerely,  Benyam Kassahun  and Connie Berhane"

This tribute was added by Emebet Guteta on 3rd September 2016

"Dear Tsega and Family,
Please accept our deepest condolences for your beloved father loss.
May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.
You are in our prayers!
Matt and Emebet"

This tribute was added by Abiy Fikreslassie on 3rd September 2016

"My heart breaks today to hear of the passing of a gentle giant. You were so easy to talk to, kind,thoughtful, generous, giving in every way. And what a legacy you left in your children, couriers of that same gentleness and kindness in every single one of them.  We are all so much better as a result of experiencing you in this life. May you rest in peace and by the way kiss my mama on the cheeks for me.  Til we see you again..."

This tribute was added by Valacier Broadway on 2nd September 2016

"I am soooo thankful for you! I know you were the most amazing man of God because of the beautiful godly daughter you raised! I am so sad I never got a chance to meet you to thank you for my best friend in Samrawit. My prayers are with the family for this great loss but what a greater gain for heaven! God's heart is greater then our pain and I pray that this pain be used to bring many to Christ!"

This tribute was added by Lema Hailemeskel on 2nd September 2016

"My deepest condolences to the Gash-Telealiye's family. I'm so sorry for your lost. We will all miss his humor and his support at times when we need him. May GOD be with you during this sad time. May Gash- Telealyie's soul rest in peace!!!  We will all miss you.
Lema"

This tribute was added by Joanne M on 2nd September 2016

"Dear Tsega and family,

Sending our heartfelt love, prayers and hugs during this sad time. Thinking of you all. We will be praying for your travel and that all the planning and arrangements go perfectly, completely looked after by the Lord.

Mathew,  Joanne, Hannah and Emma"

This tribute was added by Rick Rupp on 2nd September 2016

"May God comfort you in your grief for your dad. You were blessed to have him as your dad, as he was blessed to have you as his son. I'm sure you and your family will honor him at his funeral. I wish I could be there. I'll be praying for you and your mom and family."

This tribute was added by Tsegamlak Teleale on 2nd September 2016

"The best dad one can wish for. I am blessed to be his son and I know many of you will remember him fondly. Kind, gentle, peaceful, patient, ...   Rest in peace Telealiye!!!"


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