This website was created to celebrate the life of our beloved mother, Martha Bongadu, born in Nso Kumbo on January 1st 1940 and  passed away on March 15th 2011 in Atlanta Georgia. Her memory will live on in our hearts forever

Please contact (770)- 574- 8822


On Friday, 8/28/09, there will be viewing at

J.B. Jenkins Funeral Home

7474 Landover Road

Landover, MD 20785-1952

Phone#: 301-322-2300. The viewing will be from 7-9 PM EST.

Wake Keeping

Following the viewing at JB Jenkins Funeral Home, there will be a Wake-Keeping service at

West Bowie Village Hall

13711 Old Annapolis Road

Bowie, MD. 20716.

Phone#: (301) -218-6616

This wake keeping will run from 9PM to 3AM or there about.

Mass Service

On Saturday, 8/29/09 there will be Requiem Mass at

Saint Ambrose Catholic Church

3901 Woodburn Road, Annandale, VA 22003

Phone#: 703-280-4400

The mass service is scheduled to start on or about 9:30AM and immediately following the mass, burial will commence with close family, friends and relative to the final resting site. The final resting place is at

9900 Braddock Road

Fairfax, Virginia, 22032-1903
Phone#: 703-323-5202

Important information for Friday and Saturday

Lesans and BFU will provide food for Friday wake and Saturday repast.

Many non BFU members and Non Lesans who have called to offer their assistance are encouraged to cook as well.

Lesans will sing at the funeral home and will lead the Requiem mass and burial procession.

Dr. Shasha, DC-Metro President has provided information for BFU members on how to make financial contributions. Let either him (wshasha70@hotmail. com) or Brenda Sop (Brenda.Sop@bfu- know the amount of money you have deposited.

Hotel Information Rate is $79 per Night

Park Marriott

3111 Fairview Park Drive

Falls Church 22042


Please contact her husband at (703)-763-4448 to inform him , so that he can send a thank you later.


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