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Dorothy Ifeadigo Chukwuma
  • 49 years old
  • Date of birth: Aug 4, 1965
  • Place of birth:
  • Date of passing: Jul 22, 2015
  • Place of passing:
    Abuja, Nigeria
Let the beautiful memory of Dorothy be with us forever!!!

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, sister and friend, Sister Dorothy Ifeadigo Chukwuma, 49, born on August 4, 1965 and passed away on July 22, 2015. We will remember her forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Fr. Nnadozie on 22nd July 2017

I still remember the day and hour  I heard of your passing.It was both painful and shocking. I take consolation that you are resting peacefully in the Lord."

This tribute was added by Anthony Mbanefo on 17th April 2017

"My dear Sr. Dorothy, I thank God for your life and for the privilege I had of knowing you as a friend and colleague in the Lord's vineyard. You were kind and gentle, a true handmaid of the Lord. The fortitude and faith with which you bore the cross of your illness in the last years of your life was an eloquent evidence of your docility to the will of the Divine Master. May the Good Lord whom you have served very well grant you the well deserved rest in His Kingdom."

This tribute was added by Roseline Adoga on 29th July 2016

"Erekema your death is still very fresh in our mind and heart .  Knowing you're in a better place gives me comfort.  May your great soul continue to rest in the Jesus."

This tribute was added by Maureen Obijiaku on 28th July 2016

"The souls of the faithful are the hands of God.
Nwanne you are ever fresh in mind and thoughts.
Rest in the bosom of the Lord. Adieu my sweet sister.
Request in pace."

This tribute was added by Maureen Obijiaku on 28th July 2016

"Nwanne, its very hard to forget you, ever green in heart and thought.
But I know you are resting in the Lord . Adieu my sweet sister. All good memories remains unforgotten.
Rest in the bosom of Christ your spouse.

This tribute was added by Sr. Monica Okon on 27th July 2016

"My "Sweet Heart" sister Dorothy,
I miss you so much, but I strongly believe that you are in a better place. Your smile comes alive each time I remember you.
Please Pray for me in your resting place.
I love you!"

This tribute was added by Regina Ozuzu on 22nd July 2016

"Our beloved Ifeadigo,
How time flies! It is already one whole year when with deep grief in our hearts we bade your farewell but still hoping you will some how come back to us.  I know you are shining your light there in heaven.  Rest on in the Lord and please pray for our congregation and our sisters. We love and miss you.  Rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Sr. Oko on 22nd July 2016

"To live in the hearts of those who love you is not to die the wise one said, you live on here and in the love of God.
Sleep beloved sleep, your time here was short but never dull, sleep till we all meet again."

This tribute was added by Fr. Nnadozie on 22nd July 2016

"Nwannemadu, that's what you called me and I called you that too, it's already one year!!!.seems like yesterday we were in your convent saying Mass for your health.  You were dependable and gentle. God knows best. Rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Germaine Ocansey on 22nd July 2016

"Beloved Dodo, I have waited too long for your coming.  So you are gone indeed.  I know you are with your Spouse.  Do pray for us as I do for you often.  You will forever be missed here in this valley of tears.  Enjoy the sweetness of Christ your Beloved Spouse.  Rest in perfect peace. LOVE!"

This tribute was added by Agnes Nnodu on 22nd July 2016

"I know Sr. Dorothy you have joined the Angels singing the praises of God in Heaven. You will remain evergreen in our life. Please pray for our congregation. Ask God to help each and every member of our Congregation to live according to our callings Ask God to give us the spirit of unification. We love you in both Life and death. May your soul rest in peace Amen."

This tribute was added by Paschal Odemokpa on 22nd July 2016

"Your life was your School; thank God that your passing was your Graduation with your well deserved Degree; R.I.P. Truly Rest In Peace forever, my friend Sr. Dorothy ify Chukwuma. Ps. Remember us before the throne of God. Peace and love. Fr. Paschal"

This tribute was added by Jean Dsilva on 16th November 2015

""Sr. Dorothy,
Just heard about you passing away. You have been a great friend! Just two years back you accompanied me to St. Helen church classes at Pearland, USA  for my son's Sacrament of Confirmation. Can't ever forget you. May your soul rest in the peace of Christ. Love you and miss you so much!!""

This tribute was added by Sr Lucy Ochilli on 15th November 2015

"My Dear Sr. Dorothy, May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace. You are missed, I am missing you so much, your unconditional love for everyone, your dedication to worik and service to others, your communication etc.can never be replaced, Bye my Dear sister and enjoy peace with the Lord until we meet again."

This tribute was added by Sr. Oko on 12th August 2015

"You brought joy and laughter
You showed strength and unfading hope
You were optimistic and hoped for the best
You called forth the best in all around
Rest in the Lord, rest my dear sister from all pains and cares."

This tribute was added by Romana Uzodimma on 11th August 2015

"Sister Ifeadigo, thank you for your love, smile and your example of positive and faith-filled outlook on life and towards others. Thank you for that light ( Ife) which you radiated and shared with us. You were indeed a Handmaid of the Lord who stood for Love and Service. We love you but God loves you most. May your gentle soul rest in peace."

This tribute was added by maureen obijiaku on 9th August 2015

"Dor Dor NWANNE as I fondly call you, and you will respond MAU MAU NWANNE MADU. The news of your glorouse depature caused pain and sorrow,but i cant't ask God any question because He willed it.I can not thank god enough for your life.Thank God  that we  spent good time together in IFUHO last year in May while we were both home for holiday.I could still recall you last word to me over the phone in June this year while you were in Abuja(CHUKWU BU EZE).I could feel your pain from your gentle voice, but you persevered and still  resigned to God's holy will saying (KA UCHE CHUKWU MEE.) Pain,suffering and sickness all finished now.My only consolation is that the soul of the faithful are in the hands of God and no evil shall touch them. Adieu my lovely sister, rest in the bosom of  Christ your spouse.I will really miss you my angel of peace,love and gentleness.Your lovely memories will remain fresh.
Adieu  nwanne till we meet to part no more. Rest in the Lord."

This tribute was added by fidelia ikeh on 5th August 2015

"Sister Dorothy you will be missed. you created everlasting memory to the people of AwoIdemili.  You have chosen the best place. We shall meet again. God bless you.                                                               Sister Daniel Ikeh.of Daughters of Mary Mother of Mercy (DMMM)"

This tribute was added by Germaine Ocansey on 5th August 2015

"Dodo, my Dorothy, I waited till today, the day we planned to celebrate your 50th birthday.  What happened?  The Lord needed you most before this day.  I believe it would be celebrated better in heaven for you where you will enjoy the everlasting heavenly meal with your Spouse, Jesus Christ and your Mother, Mary.  Dodo, may the Angels in heaven accompany you home safely to the bosom of the Father.  Your sweet memories will remain in my heart forever.  You will be greatly missed.  Please, pray for us in this valley of tears.  Fare thee well till we meet again!"

This tribute was added by Casmir Obi on 4th August 2015

"Sr. Dorothy, you fought a good fight and kept the faith. I,m optimistic that you will receive the crown of eternal glory in heaven where there will be no more pain & sickness. May you find rest in the bosom of the Lord - Amen."

This tribute was added by Bonnie Ojiaku on 4th August 2015

"Sister Dorothy,

Your passing away came as a big shock to us here in the United States of America.  We remember the farewell we share with you and promise you that whenever we visit home, we will come and see you.  We do remember every moment we spent with you here.  Sister, we know where you are now in the kingdom of God.  Please pray and remember us that are still here till we meet and part no more."

This tribute was added by sam Okwuidegbe on 4th August 2015

"Dorothy, you were indeed and a true reflection of your name,  "ifdeadigo." And you were always gracious in lighting the path of some of us who needed to be guided gently and unassumingly. I remember June 2010 when I first met you at Pacelli School for the Blind Lagos -- you were visiting home from the US. Within that short visit with you, I saw in you life, light and joy. Dorothy, you were simply and were someone who loved and appreciated life and shared life freely. Do rest peacefully in the Lord whom served and identified with so well. I offered Mass for you today...Happy birthday...Rest in peace and pray for us."

This tribute was added by MARIE THERESE MADUKA on 4th August 2015

"Ezinwannne m, so painful you are gone but I believe you are now with the Lord. Please continue to pray for us till we meet again to part no more. Enjoy your journey unto eternity!"

This tribute was added by Bibiana Ikwun on 4th August 2015

"Dordor, the light you shared never grew dim and now you are enjoying the eternal Light you were espoused to. As we gather for your vigil we also celebrate your 50th birthday which you are celebrating with your spouse. You will be forever missed but your light continues to shine. Adieu Sister Dorothy. Rest in perfect peace."

This tribute was added by Bibiana Ikwun on 4th August 2015

"Dordor, you were a light where ever you were and I know you are now engulfed in the eternal Light whom you espoused to. We all saw it coming but never really believed it will be so soon. Today we gather for your vigil and to celebrate your fiftieth birthday. Enjoy your heavenly celebration and know that you will forever be missed. Adieu Dordor. We shall meet again in that beatific Light you now enjoy. Adieu"

This tribute was added by L. Obii Aham-Neze on 3rd August 2015

"Ifeadigo, SR. That was the name I called you. That is how I shall remember you. The news of your passing saddened everyone who knew you. I don't think there is enough space here to describe what you meant to all who crossed path with you. But suffice it say like the Apostle Nathaniel, you had no pretension in you. What one saw was what they got: The real deal.  Nothing more is required of anyone. We thank Almighty God for sharing your brief time here with us. We will all miss you.  The children you've toched will miss you as well. Pray for us St. Dorothy. Amen."

This tribute was added by victoria Alapa on 28th July 2015

"Rest in perfect Peace ."

This tribute was added by victoria Alapa on 28th July 2015

"Dear Sr Dorothy,it is over for death and pains here on earth but marks the beginning of an endless bliss for you in the Great beyond.  May the Light of Christ continue to shine on you forever in Mercy and Love. Rest in His Love and Peace, till we meet again."

This tribute was added by caroline mbonu on 28th July 2015

"Ifeadigo (Light is here)! You truly lived your name, Light is here! Your life of humility did indeed light up my life and I believe the lives of many whom Grace brought your way. Your courage and perseverance in facing life's trials remains a lesson for us all. Rest in that Lighter dearest Sister Dorothy."

This tribute was added by Akunna John-Emezi on 28th July 2015

"dearest Ifeadigo,you have tried your best.May the light of God continue to shine on your kind and loving heart till we meet to part no more.Rest in the peace of Christ.Lots of love.miss you so much.Akubobo."

This tribute was added by Fr. Nnadozie on 27th July 2015

"Sister nwannemadu,
It is heartbreaking to learn that you have passed on. My Mom was filled with joy when you came visiting her with another Rev Sr some two years ago.She saw in you a joyful and humble person. When I visited your Mom later, I had so much fun being with her and your family. Though it was my first visit  to your family house, I felt at home and  I realized immediately where your humility and joyful radiance came from. I let your Mom and family  know you were in good hands in Houston when she asked me about your condition.
Alas, we are all mortals and you have gone the way of all mortals. Rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Sr Chichi Nwachukwu on 27th July 2015

"Dearest sister Dorothy, I count you lucky because you have persevered to the end as a handmaid. You are physically gone, but the image of your calm, gentle smile remains in my memory. Rest in peace my sister and may our Mama Mary the first hanmaid, present you to God."

This tribute was added by Immaculata Chukwunyere on 27th July 2015

"Dora, although it seems like you are gone, but those we love never go away. They walk beside us everyday, unseen, unheard, but always near; still loved, still missed, and very dear! You will always remain in our memories, Ifeadigo! Nwanne mmadu!! Omalicha!!! You fought a good fight and left honorably. Rest in peace. We will always love and cherish your memories."

This tribute was added by Theresa okongor on 26th July 2015

"Dearest Sister Dora, we hold you close within our hearts even as you are gone. May God whom you loved and served so well reward you with Eternal life. Adieu Bride of Christ ."

This tribute was added by Tayo Adeniran on 26th July 2015

"Dear Dorothy, it is like a bad dream. We love you so much, your generous self giving will be dreatly missed. Rest in the bosom of your beloved Jesus, till we meet again. You were a rear Gift and lived your name. Thank you. Farewell.

This tribute was added by Gloria Agumagu on 24th July 2015

"Dora nwam, we love you but God loves you most. May all the serves and good works you rendered Him here on earth gain you eternal rest. Amen. You have fought a good fight what is remaining now is your reward in heaven. Dora nwam as i fondly call you, laa nke omma. It is well with your soul. Rest in peace. Amen. Bibiana C. Okoro."

This tribute was added by Gloria Agumagu on 24th July 2015

"Ifeadigo Onyiri onwu you did wonderfully  well in handling  that disease. You are an example for many to emulate. We miss your jokes and beautiful smile. You will remain  evergreen in our minds. Adieu and may the angles smile at you as they welcome you in our lord and masters kingdom Amen."

This tribute was added by Getrude Majani on 24th July 2015

"Sr Dorothy, the life you lived was a perfect example of a true handmaid. Your perseverance, hope and faith are beyond admiration. Your smile and happiness even in the midst of pain touched my heart in an extraordinary way. Your generosity and kindness will forever be remembered and cherished. May you behold the beatific vision you longed for while on earth. I will truly miss you but my consolation is that you are with God, and no more pains. Adieu Sr. Dorothy."

This tribute was added by Emem Umoren on 24th July 2015

"May God grant you eternal rest dear Sister Dorothy. I will keep praying for you. Pray also for us..."

This tribute was added by Perpetua Samuel, HHCJ on 24th July 2015

"Thank you for teaching me generosity and perseverance. You have persevered to the end. You longed very much to celebrate your 5oth birthday but even this you said "AS GOD WILLS". Do not worry, the celebration will be better where you are now. Thank you for dying a "Handmaid". I envy you. Pray for me.

This tribute was added by Rosemary Arrah on 23rd July 2015

"Sr. Dorothy (My Sweet Heart),
I am so grateful for the love and happiness you shared to all who knew you. Thank you for your generosity, perseverance, and total surrender to the will of God. I miss you dearly, I love you, but Jesus loves you more- Rest in peace!
Sr. Monica Okon, HHCJ"

This tribute was added by Rosemary Arrah on 23rd July 2015

"Sr. Dorothy may your gentle soul rest in perfect peace. May God grant consolation and hope to your family and your Congregation.

- Fr. John Ayang, SOLT"

This tribute was added by Joanna Okereke on 23rd July 2015

"Sister Ifeadigo, HHCJ:

You fell asleep without goodbye to us.  We love you, but God loves you best. Your sorrow knows no end. The pain you went through are no-more. You have moved on to God. You lived out your name IFEADIGO - you put a smile on many faces because that's what can make a dark day seem bright. We will miss you, the memories we shared could never fade. Your memories will always stay with us. God bless you and keep you in His care, until we meet again. We will remember you forever!"

This tribute was added by Sr. Josephine Ngama on 23rd July 2015

"My sister Dorothy Ifeadigo, may the angels lead you into paradise to meet your beloved spouse in whom you lived and died.
You have fought a good fight and have brilliantly won the race. Now receive the martyr's crown and enter into your master's eternal happiness. Rest in perfect peace where there will be no more pain or sorrow. May Our blessed Mother welcome you into the company of the angels and saints, Amen."

This tribute was added by Sr. Jane Njoku on 23rd July 2015

"O MY Goo!  Our Ifeadigo is gone.  Who will start "we are the Handmaids of the Lord" at our retreats again?  Dearest Sister Ifeadigo, we love you but  God who knows what is best for you has taken you because He loves you more than we do.   Enjoy His presence.  You did endure those trying times with smiles.  I can still hear you saying "Chianyi bu eze" even when you were in great pains Please as you enjoy God's beatific vision, remember your fellow Handmaids who are still in this vale of tears and pray for us."

This tribute was added by Rosemary Arrah on 23rd July 2015

"Wow Sr. Dorothy, I can' believe I'm writing this tribute...I was so full of optimism and confidence that you will squash that evil named cancer. But Our Lord whose spouse you became decided to take you to himself and with His case, there's no appeal. We are shedding tears but knowing for sure that we shall see you again. I will miss your beautiful smile, quiet, gentle disposition and sweet voice. You were beautiful both inside and out, an exemplary Sister who truly reminded me each time we met of the Blessed Virgin Mary. I thank God for you & pray that he comforts your Mom and your family. May your sweet soul rest in perfect peace. Jackie Atang."

This tribute was added by Ini Akpabio on 23rd July 2015

"Life is such a transient gift; it blooms today and withers tomorrow. Let us continue to embrace each day as a special gift from God. Let us live in peace and unity, promoting love, compassion, understanding, care, and forgiveness.  Let us appreciate life and one another.  
Dear Sr. Dorothy, thank you for being a true Handmaid and living life to the fullest.  May you rest in perfect peace!"

This tribute was added by Philo Bassey on 23rd July 2015

"Beloved sister Dorothy, you did not live to be seventy or eighty, but your life was surely an example for those of us who are still struggling. I miss you dearly, but happy that you are free from pain, suffering, and sickness. May God Almighty grant you a peaceful rest. Adieu dearest sister. We love you but God loves you more."

This tribute was added by Sr Patience Asu on 23rd July 2015

"Sr. Ifeadigo, you remained cheerful and joyous even during your illness. What an example of steadfastness and deep faith you showed during the past three years. I prayed everyday during your therapy that you be in remission at some point but it never happened. God had a better plan for you and now you are with Him and our Lady with all the angels and saints.
You were a loving and simple Handmaid and I will miss your simplicity dearly. Please pray for us."

This tribute was added by Roseline Adoga on 23rd July 2015

"Erekema, You gently took DEATH BY THE HAND and journeyed to THE PROMISED LAND. You light the stars that shine at night with your smile. You keep the moonbeams silvery bright by the way you do things. Thank you for the many bright moment you brought to many. Dor, you are not dead, you just keep house up in the sky. Keep on leaving in the bosom of God."

This tribute was added by Agnes Nnodu on 23rd July 2015

"Ifeadigo as I called you, when l heard your passing on on the 22nd of July ,2015. What came to my mind was the 7th words of Jesus on the Cross" It is Finished" you have fought a good fight, just go and receive the crown The Lord has prepared for you. You live the life worthy of admiration. You have the Eight keys of beatitude. Thank you for being such a light to us. Good things does not last.we will miss you , but we know you are at peace. Pray for us to be a Light  as you were. Adieu my beloved sister. You will remain evergreen in our heart. May your humble soul rest in perfect peace"

This tribute was added by Sr. Regina Ozuzu on 23rd July 2015

"Ifeadigo! Ife na mukesi! E wu o! Onwu eme aru!  Our beautiful, positive, endearing, always smiling light has left us. If prayers could have brought you back, I am sure ours would have done so but God has a better plan for you beloved Sister.  I thank God for the gift of you that we have shared over the years. I will miss our Ifeadigo! May God's eternal light shine ever brightly on your sweet soul. You will ever shine in our hearts! Adieu beloved Handmaid of The Lord. Rest in perfect peace till we meet again. Please continue to pray for us. We will always sing "We are the Handmaid of The Lord" in your memory. Goodby Sunshine! Laa nu udo!"

This tribute was added by Agnes Nnodu on 23rd July 2015

"Ifeadigo your passing on is very sad for us ,but you are happy ,whenever l called you, you're always saying I belong to Jesus and Jesus knows when he wants you. You are very loving and caring, using phone to contact every body no matter where the person is.I will miss your lovely conversations, your laughter and many other things. There is no doubt that you are resting in The Lord .you live out your life as your name goes Ifeadigo(light has come)  please send that light in the heart of all the Handmaid Sisters. May your death bring miraculous healing to all the sick members of our congregation. Adieu my lovely sister. You will remain evergreen in our in peace good servant."

This tribute was added by Catherine Uboh on 23rd July 2015

"Dordor, thank you for running the race to a perfect end. I would have love you to stay on but God knows what is best for us.
Thank you for all the good examples you showed me in health and in sickness, I will miss you but I will never forget you. Please pray for us in Heaven. May God Rest You Eternally."

This tribute was added by Martin Ahiaba on 23rd July 2015

"Since our meeting in 2009 at the Thrift shop in Houston, Texas, you never failed to smile over situations no matter how hard or sad. You even smiled over your sufferings and now still smiling in death. Keep the smile with Mary, the infant Jesus and all our departed...till we meet again...smilingly Martin Ahiaba"

This tribute was added by Sr. Rose Ereba on 23rd July 2015

"My dear beloved Sr. Ifeadigo,  you are an "Angel of Light", the light that shines brightly when ever you enter a room.  I will miss you greatly.  
I thank God for the opportunity to have shared life in community with you, You have touched my life, the life of so many people and have radiated God's light in many hearts, and homes. You always tell us in Sacramento Community that we need some reward at the end of the day's work because we have word hard by having recreation with some goodies,  Now my beloved Ifeadigo, you have worked harder and now back home for your eternal reward.  May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace. "You are the Handmaid of the Lord" Ifeadigo, You will be missed greatly, but remains ever green in my heart."

This tribute was added by Anne Egem on 23rd July 2015

"Sr. Dorothy, You were a true light to many of us. Our hearts are filled with sadness and grief. Know that we love you and you'll be missed. May Christ who is light Himself receive your soul and bring you to God the father. Rest in peace Beloved Sister."

This tribute was added by Generalate HHCJ on 23rd July 2015

"On July 12, 2015 when we visited, you requested for a torch light to see us clearly. We spent the night with you.... Then you kept saying prayers of surrender 'Jesus I love you, all I have is yours... we joined you, then you kept repeating your favorite song to our Lady 'Odot ukpono, enye odot ukpono, enye odot ukpono, Virgin Mary Odot ukpono ke nsi nsi' You sang it so clearly that your kid sister Ifunanya must have wondered how you could sing efik song so wonderfully well. Virgin Mary must have welcomed you to heaven.
Pray for us, Pray for the Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus especially this year of Consecrated life.
The Priest who celebrated Mass on the day of your departure said it is a rare privilege to die on the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene, the lady who announced the resurrection. May Jesus welcome and share His resurrection with you. Thank you for your special love for me, for our Congregation. May God rest your soul"

This tribute was added by Rosemary Arrah on 23rd July 2015

"My Golden, "The Only 97" You have fought the good fight to the end. Thank you for the great life you lived. You are such a strong woman, we are strong because of you. We will miss you dearly. Good my bro, good bye my Golden.
Rest in perfect peace."

This tribute was added by Felicia Agibi on 23rd July 2015

"Ifeadigo, the name you loved and lived as Light among us. Thank you for the bright light you shone and shared with us. May you enjoy the eternal light that never quenches in the heavenly bliss of your eternal reward. Adieu beloved Dorothy. You will be sorely missed."

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