Rosaline (a.k.a. Mma Ochonma) OKEREKE (nee Ndebumadu)
  • 83 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 13, 1932
  • Place of birth:
    Arochukwu, Abia, Nigeria
  • Date of passing: Jul 24, 2016
  • Place of passing:
    Enugu, Enugu, Nigeria
Mum, we'll always love you. We commit you to the Lord; what He has allowed, we cannot question, for He and only He knows best. Rest in Perfect Peace Mummy!

This memorial website is created in memory of our beloved Mum, Mother-in-law, Step-mother, Grandmother and Great grandmother, Roseline Okereke (a.k.a. Ochonma jide aku, Nne di Ugwu, Nne Nganga) who went to be with the Lord on Sunday, 24th July 2016 after a thanksgiving celebration of her life.

Sleep well in the Lord, Mum! 

The Lord bless and keep you as you visit this page, Amen!

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Vidah Achininivu on 27th July 2017

I cannot believe that it is a year already since you went home - to our God. I miss you more than words can say. Aro at Christmas will never be the same without you. May your beautiful, loving soul rest in perfect peace. Missing you.."

This tribute was added by Mantas Aburi on 25th July 2017

"May Mma-Ochonma's soul continue to rest in perfect peace. Ooh Lord watch over all her descendant and grant them Joy unlimited"

This tribute was added by Cecilia Mg Crawford-Okereke on 24th July 2017

"Remembering a formidable Mother - one year on!  It seems that it was just yesterday you and I were planning your birthday party; the one you didn't attend!
The void you've left in my heart and the entire family can never be replaced.  You bowed out when it was time to celebrate you and you alone.  Gobsmacked really, will probably be for a long time. But as someone reminded me yesterday, only the Holy Spirit can grant us the strength to accept your passing in the way that it happened.  We don't know why or what happened but only the One who created you in all your grace and beauty knows.
Rest in peace, Mum."

This tribute was added by Sasha Crawford on 19th February 2017

"Thanking everybody for their condolence messages, prayers and support. Reading all your messages has kept me going. It has been a difficult time but you guys have kept me going with your words of encouragement. I will reply each and everyone of you personally. ...Thank you....Thank you..."

This tribute was added by Lawrence Oji on 31st August 2016

"Some people enter a place and exit without anyone taking notice, while some others leave a great vacuum as a result of the great impact they made before leaving the scene. You belong to the second group and will be missed but will ever live in the hearts of all those who were privileged to have known you. Rest in the Lord."

This tribute was added by Chinny Albert-Obidike on 29th August 2016

God Rest Your Soul.
Nodu mma."

This tribute was added by Chika Ikechukwu on 13th August 2016

"Mama, nsisa is ready oh, come and eat. I am in shock and short of words to say! We cant question God Nneoma since He called you home, we believe you are at rest and in a better place. Adieu Mama. May your loving soul rest in perfect peace, Amen.
Every time we are around you, you always had words of love and wisdom for us. Who will tell me now to continue to be close to Nkechi like my Sister, who will ask me for nsisa (abacha) Mama I.have nsisa for you made to your order. Your passing on to glory is painful. Mama Adieu, painful to use this words for you but we know you are in a better place. I will heed your advice and will continue to love Nkechi just like my Sister,  Mama Dental, Mama always very well dressed, our fashionata Mummy, May your loving and kind soul rest in perfect peace, Amen.
Big Sis Ijay, Big Sis Cecilia, Big Brother Victor and my Bestie forever Nkechi, accept my sincere sympathy, it is well."

This tribute was added by Ifeoma Okwuosa on 7th August 2016

"On hearing of mamas death ,I was shocked to my bones,we all had been in thanksgiving mode and prayers only for this news to filter first thoughts went to my childhood friend and sister Nkechi knowing her bond with's well....mama Nkechi as we fondly called her lived a fulfilled life serving God and living for her children.Her children were everything to her and she loved them unconditionally and they to in turn loved her to the fullest with all their heart.
Who can forget her gorgeous smile and fashion sense...chai. all we thank God for your life mama and the attainment of your wishes.
I pray God gives the OKEREKE FAMILY the fortitude and Grace to bear this great and sad loss.

This tribute was added by nnoms agbasi on 3rd August 2016

"Oh dear, Aunty you lived life to the fullest. If The Lord has called you, we yield to this submission. To my friends Mgboka, Nkechi, Sir Vic and all the others siblings and families, please accept my heart felt condolence. Aunty can now rest with uncle in the bosom of our Lord. Ndo nnu. nneoma"

This tribute was added by Sasha Crawford on 2nd August 2016

"Ika mi, you always told me to be strong because you knew that one day I would need the strength to bear your loss.

I miss you so much mummy, who will I call on my way to work or who will leave funny little messages on my voicemail eh mummy.

Mummy you taught me many things, how to love unconditionally, how to live life to the fullest, to have fun and laugh, how to express emotions and cry, but you forgot to teach me how to cope without you in my life.

Who will call me Nkeenke, Obiaraeriaku. Whose call will I get when am feeling lonely or sad. Oooo mummy what will I do without you in my life. You and I had a strong bond that equals no other, you always know what to say, do and when something is up with me even from thousands of miles away.

Mummy mu ooooo, I asked you on that fateful day who you were leaving me for and I still want to know. Please come back and stay a while cos I want to hear your voice and see your smile. I want to hold you tight and never let you go and tell you how much I love you.

I do not want to say adieu but God knows best. Dia ndo mummy

You were my very being and you will always be in my heart. Missing you mum. I will always be your handbag."

This tribute was added by Odiachi- Okeke Uzoamaka on 1st August 2016

"It was a big shock to hear of mama's demise. Mama, you have lived well and died having your children around you. We know that you have moved to higher glory and God will grant your children the strength to bear your absence. Rest on till we meet at the feet of Jesus."

This tribute was added by Oge Maduakor on 1st August 2016

"Mama, the news of your passing came as a shock and left me dazed for a while. You lived a good life and was a mother to all. I may not have been privileged to have met you in person but the beautiful things I heard about you will never be forgotten. Sleep on mama and may your soul find eternal rest . Adieu nne nganga"

This tribute was added by Ifeyinwa Onyegbuna Ekwueme on 1st August 2016

"The news of your demise came as a shock ! It was from the lovely wishes for long life that boom! the news of your death came. We would have loved you to stay longer Mama but then,,who are we to question God.  I speak from experience and know that you will be sorely missed. Jee now one Mama. May God receive your Soul."

This tribute was added by Helen Okereke on 31st July 2016

"Mma, I can't believe I am writing this. Still unbelievable, with tears filled eyes I honor you. Thank you for your love, strength, support and your influence in our lives. You will be greatly missed mma."

This tribute was added by Tina Oby-Onyia on 30th July 2016

"Chai, this was like a bolt out of the blues. Our dearest fashionable and beautiful mama. Your departure has created a big vacuum in our lives but who are we to question God. He gives and he takes when it pleases him. Rest in peace Nne oma. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. Pam dearest and Nkechi, please stay strong. God bless. Good bye Mama until we meet in heaven to part no more!"

This tribute was added by Vidah Achininivu on 30th July 2016

"Mma, Your Passing came as a huge shock to me!  You were a great Mom; kind, considerate, caring, generous & Fun to be with. You don't bear grudge & forgives easily! I always learnt something good any time I was with you. Every Child was your child. You were mom & friend to all. God knows best. Rest in peace.  You will never be forgotten."

This tribute was added by Cecilia Mg Crawford-Okereke on 29th July 2016

"Mum; Oh Mum! I'm lost for words; just, lost for words to express how I feel!! I'll always carry you around, right here, in my heart.
I pray you rest firmly in the bossom of the Lord."

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Cecilia Mg Crawford-Okereke
Sasha Crawford


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