April 10 2018, Park Forest, Illinois: The Fiadzigbe family of Frankadua, Ghana and abroad, the Ewe Association of Metropolitan Chicago, The Ga-Dangme Community Organization of Chicago, The Ghana National Council of Metropolitan Chicago, GNC, and the Living Comfort Ministries headed by Rev. Dzifanu Agbenya, Alias The Messenger, deeply regret to announce the sudden death of Juby Fiadzigbe. Juby was pronounced dead at his home, 2865 S Western Avenue, Forest Park, Illinois this morning. The immediate cause of death is not available. Juby was 44 years old. He is survived by his children, 2 boys and 2 girls, all living in Ghana and 4 siblings. He was a supervisor at America Pepsi Company.
The late Juby Fiadzigbe was an active member of the Ghanaian community in Chicago. He was a staunch member of both the Ewe Association of Metropolitan Chicago, the Ga-Dangme Community Organization, The Living Comfort Ministries and Executive member of the GNC.
Elders of the Ewe Association of Metropolitan Chicago and Living Comfort Ministries visited Mr. Preps Fiadzigbe, father of Juby , to commiserate with him and his family. Representing the two Organizations were, Togbe Addo, Mama Awushie Adjaho, Rev. Dzifanu Agbenya, Mrs. Evelyn Agbenya and Reuben Hadzide. The President of the Ga-Dangbe Community Organization , Frederica Buckman, led members and elders of the organization to visit and comfort the bereaved family.
We will communicate funeral arrangements of the late Juby Fiadzigbe to members of the Chicago Ghanaian community when it becomes available.
Meanwhile news of the sudden death of Juby Fiadzidge spread across the Ghanaian community here like wild fire! Community members who knew Juby are after hearing the sad news.
Paa Kwasi Sam : President, Ghana National Council.
On behalf of the Executives and all the members of the Ghana National Council, we are sad to learn about the sudden demise of our own Financial Secretary Juby Fiadzigbe. We are devastated, and shocked by this sad news. We appreciate all his hard work in promoting the various Ghana National Council activities and he will be truly missed.
May his soul rest in perfect peace. Amen 🙏🏽
#VerySadday #Chicago #RIP #RIH #Gonetoosoon #GNC #Executive #Community #Prayforthefamily
Steve Dei, President, Ewe Association .
In a whatsup post to members of the Ewe Association, the President, Mr. Steve Dei stated that
“Fellow Ewe Association members , its with sadness and shock that I announce the death of one of own, Mr. Juby Fiadzigbe, whose sad event, as it became known, occurred today.
Efo Juby was a fine gentleman and one who do not hesitate to help out anytime you call on him.
He would be surely missed.
May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.
On behalf of the Executives, Togbe, Mama and the rest of the entire membership of the Ewe Association, I extend our deepest condolences to the bereaved family.
We ask that you keep the family in your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.”
Reverend Dzifanu Agbenya, Resident Pastor of Living Comfort Ministries also posted pictures of Juby on his Facebook wall with the caption: GONE TOO SOON OUR BELOVED JUBY FIADZIGBE. THE CLOUDS GATHERED. YOU WENT THROUGH AT THE BECKONING OF THE FATHER. YOU LEFT A VOID WHICH CANNOT BE FILLED. MY FAMILY AND LCM WILL MISS YOU, BUT YOUR MEMORIES WILL EVER BE CHERISHED. FARE THEE WELL JUBY. SAD DAY FOR US ALL.
Other members of the community expressed their sympathies and condolences on various social media platforms. We bring to our readers unedited versions of some of these postings:
Nana Yaw Marfo, Ace Emcee Chicago.
Ace emcee in the Ghanaian community in Chicago, Nana Yaw Marfo, dedicated a live show on his Facebook wall in honor of Juby Fiadzigbe. See attached video.
President of the GNC, Paa Kwesi Sam, posted a picture of Juby on his Facebook page with the caption : THIS THING WE CALL LIFE!!! HMMMMMM!!!!!!
Damirifa Due!!! #LIFE . Paa Kwasi also posted on whatsup platform the following:
Dr. Mark Kutame
It is deep shock to hear the news. Our condolences to the entire family. We pray for his transition into the arms of the Lord
So shocking and so unbelievable. May his Soul Rest in Perfect Peace.
Dade Bonsu :
My goodness. I had a nice conversation with him at the independent celebration event.
May he have Perfect Peace in Eternity.
Kofi Apaw: Wow! A very fine young man. May his soul rest in perfect peace.
I am struggling to accept that this gentle man has also left us for good. My condolences to his family, Pastor Dzifanu Agbenya and Congregation of Living Comfort Ministries
Omine. God bless his soul. Rest in Perfect Peace Juby
Oh! Oh! What a very sad news again! Lord, may our Beloved Brother rest in Eternal Peace!
What happened??? Ohhh Lord this can’t be true
Is this true??? No way!!!!! Family!!!! Pls tell me It is not true. Pls plzzzzzz