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Obituary: Santigie Fofanah

23 July 2017 at 02:23 | 1567 views

The death is reported of Mr. SantigieFofanah, aka Tigi, at his residence in Dallas, Texas in the United States on July 16, 2017. He was 59.

He is survived by his wife, Georgia Fofanah in Dallas, Texas, his two daughters, JenebaFofanah in Houston, Texas and Kadiatu Fofanah (KD) in Dallas, Texas.

He is also survived by his two sons SantigieFofanah Jr. in Dallas Texas and Saidu Fofanah in Freetown.

Grand children: Shaiek L. Koyateh, Sameria Banda, Emilianna Enow, Moses Jr. Enow. All of Texas, USA.

Big brother, Mr. Abdul Hassan FofanahofMakeni.

Other relatives include; Mohamed Warratay, Alice Warratay, Umaru Fofanah, and Paul Koroma, all of Dallas, Texas.

Close friends include, Mr. Baraka Gueye (Senegalese descent), Alhaji Mohamed Jalloh former superstar footballer, Mustapha Sesay, Mr. & Mrs. Willie Thompson, Sanpha Sesay, and Ibrahim Sesay.

Santigie Fofanah was a tailor by profession and he was a member of the Duncanville Muslim community in the area he lives. He migrated to the United States in 1990 and he became well-known in his community as a fashion designer.

His interests included family, gardening, sewing and music. He devoted much of his time and energy to Islam, as a caregiver to family members, including his brother Mr. Abdul Hassan Fofanah until he passed away at age 59.