Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA: Recently the children and family of Ezinne Theresa Urewuchi Iheoma held a requiem mass and celebration of life party for the matriarch and octogenarian who transited recently. A statement released by the family on the occasion stated as follows: "With gratitude to God for a life well lived in serving God and humanity, the Iheoma family hereby announce Glorious Transition to eternal life of our Matriarch, Ezinne, Mother General, Sweet Mother, Mama k’ukwu; Mrs. Theresa Urewuchi Iheoma. EZINNE Theresa Urewuchi Iheoma peacefully entered into eternal life on Tuesday October 20th, 2015 at the Octogenarian age of 88 years. She is survived by 11 Children, 56 Gradchildren, 22 Great grandchildren, brothers, Sons and Daughters-inlaw, many cousins and nephews."
The Requiem mass was held at St. Cyprian Catholic Church, 525 Cobbs Creek Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, while the Celebration of Life party was held immediately after the Mass at Kenesth Israel, Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA in the United States. It was a well attended event as could be seen from the pictures. Ezinne Iheoma was eventually taken home to Nigeria where she was laid to rest. Pictures By African Events.