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Memories & Candles

“I miss you like every other day Mummy. You hold a very strong place in my heart. I cried endlessly when you died but I promise, I won't let the...Read More »
1 of 45 | Posted by: Awele Natasha - California, CA

“I love you Mummy. You're always in my heart. Your strength in me keeps me going. I will never forget all your words to me. Rest Well Mummy ♥&...Read More »
2 of 45 | Posted by: Awele Natasha - Washington, DC

“Grandma! I miss you so so much. No one has been able to rival your rice and stew to this day, I still remember how we'd come every Sunday to the...Read More »
3 of 45 | Posted by: Adiba Odogwu - London

“The matriarch of a formidable home. Your legacy lives through your children and the exceptional touch of motherhood you imbued in them all. I admired...Read More »
4 of 45 | Posted by: Kenny Odogwu - New York, NY

“Madre, Kechus baby my very own Ofunne di iche, everyone says their mother is the best and true for everyone who has a good mother but you were truly...Read More »
5 of 45 | Posted by: Jayne Odogwu - London - Daughter

“Mummy it has been 5 years since you left us, not a day has gone by in those years that I have not thought about you, tried to recall the sound of...Read More »
6 of 45 | Posted by: Ofunne Odogwu - Manassas, VA

“Nkechi....Onye ki ikpo Nkechi. Odika muna gi abulugo ogbo. Well I can't stop calling your name cos you left me with my own Nkechi..Kpakpandom. No one...Read More »
7 of 45 | Posted by: Okey Nwobodo - Manassas, VA

“Mummy, I can't believe it's been 4 years. Still miss you so so much....every single day! I really hope you are at peace...beautiful soul you are. ”
8 of 45 | Posted by: Fran Mordi - Manassas, VA

“Nne Oma!! Rest well!! You raised beautiful children who have produced fine young men and women whom you will be proud to call your grandchildren. We...Read More »
9 of 45 | Posted by: Antonia Adanne Akwule - VA

“Whew, four years already? It feels like just yesterday given you're still a very real presence in my life. Your last words to me live on and daily I...Read More »
10 of 45 | Posted by: Anuchi Akwule - Hayward, CA

“Mummy, I still can't believe you're gone. You always tell me "Awele I want you to do well in everything". See me now, I have graduated and now I am...Read More »
11 of 45 | Posted by: Awele Nwanze - Lagos, CA

“Dear Grandma,I miss you so much. You have influenced me so much in terms of my work ethic, personality, and faith. You may be gone but you will NEVER...Read More »
12 of 45 | Posted by: Preston Akwule - Family

“We love and miss you, Grandma. Thank you for all of the unconditional love you showed us during your life and thank you for watching over us now from...Read More »
13 of 45 | Posted by: Iffy Akwule - Grandchild

“Grandma,Not a day goes by that I don't think about you! You are most definitely my guardian angel. 4 years has seemed like a lifetime without you. We...Read More »
14 of 45 | Posted by: Didi Nwobodo - Las Vegas, NV

“Kechus baby my shining star, my 'road' model you are sorely missed. You left a void with your departure from my life, I can only take solace in the...Read More »
15 of 45 | Posted by: Ofunne Odogwu - London - Daughter

“I miss you everyday and I love you everyday ”
16 of 45 | Posted by: Ify Mordi - Lagos - Daughter

“Hmm!! Mummie it's been 4 long years. Awele has graduated from Uniben she's now doing her youth service. Wish you were here to see her graduate. The...Read More »
17 of 45 | Posted by: Antonia Akwule - Woodbridge, VA

“Hey Aunty! It's 2yrs tomorrow 7th ofJune. We all miss ya like hell especially mum.May your soul continue to RIP. We all love you. ”
18 of 45 | Posted by: Onyebuchi Ume - kent - Aunty

“Aunty Nkechi, 7th June 2013! What a day....it was! Its a year today. You're so missed.......especially by Mum. May your gentle soul continue to...Read More »
19 of 45 | Posted by: Ume - United Kingdom - Aunty

“I remember how you loved your mum so much.To live in our hearts is not to die. Mama Antonia RIP ”
20 of 45 | Posted by: olubunmi (Obadare ) akinbode

“Fran's mom, may your gentle soul rest in the perfect peace that only our risen Lord gives. May the good Lord also endow the family you left behind...Read More »
21 of 45 | Posted by: Franca Onunkwo - Fran's friend

“My dear Aunty Nkechi....I still cannot believe you are gone. I remember how you always called me 'Atinga Warmer' anytime you saw me. You will be...Read More »
22 of 45 | Posted by: Awele Anyia - London - My Aunty

“My condolences to you and your family. May her soul rest in perfect peace. Amen! ”
23 of 45 | Posted by: Kay - Bowie, MD - Friend

“To God be the glory. Mama has fought a good fight and finished the race. Weep not. She has gone to be with her Lord and savior "The mighty Jesus"....Read More »
24 of 45 | Posted by: Jide Otuyelu, Esq.

“R I P ”
25 of 45 | Posted by: amechie obu - atlanta, GA

“Mum is a precious gift from God, she helps us build up our lives and she returns on God's call. May she rest in Peace. Amen ”
26 of 45 | Posted by: Maryann Nonye Osukah

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Mordi family at this difficult time. May her soul rest in perfect peace. ”
27 of 45 | Posted by: Muhammed - Washington, DC

“Franny's mum. Goodnight. RIP ”
28 of 45 | Posted by: Judy Kunu - Ibadan

“Grandma, You are the most beautiful person that I've ever known, and I still can't believe that you are gone. I remember when we were younger, the...Read More »
29 of 45 | Posted by: Iffy Akwule - Burke, VA

“Mama we loved you but God loves you you more. I am privileged to have known and shared a part of your life with your loved ones. You are such a...Read More »
30 of 45 | Posted by: Emeka Okafor - Woodbridge, VA

“May her precious soul rest in peace. ”
31 of 45 | Posted by: Patricia Ajuchi - Family friend

“May her soul rest in peace. May God give you all the strength and fortitude to bear this great loss. ”
32 of 45 | Posted by: Ivy

“Mama, although it has been so long we've seen. But l do remember ur ever so charming beauty with simplity & grace. ...Read More »
33 of 45 | Posted by: Vivian (Tonito) Ofulue - Lagos

“Aunty Josie, my memories of you go way back to Home Science, may your gentle soul rest in perfect peace. ”
34 of 45 | Posted by: Chika - Riverdale, GA

“Mother you are the kindest person on earth. You will always be with me.I have peace, knowing that you are in a better place. uche,Daughter ”
35 of 45 | Posted by: uche - aughter

“May God grant Mama eternal rest; and to her family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss! ”
36 of 45 | Posted by: Olivia Chizoba Obasi - MD

“Mama was indeed an accomplished woman. May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace, and may God grant her family the strength they need during this...Read More »
37 of 45 | Posted by: Hilda Dunkwu - Friend

“Mumsie was a very warm and gentle person. Her's was a home in which you were always welcome with her ever present smile. My fondest memories were...Read More »
38 of 45 | Posted by: Tuokpe Etikerentse

“My Darling Auntie Nkechi,You always referred to me as "Marianne my Daughter" never as Marianne....You were loved, appreciated and cherished in life...Read More »
39 of 45 | Posted by: marianne olinmah - my auntie

“May you continue to rest in peace......you were a woman of peace. ”
40 of 45 | Posted by: Nnenna Aninye - Woodbridge, VA

“RIP Franny's mum ”
41 of 45 | Posted by: Irobosa - Family friend

“Mom you are loved, you are revered, you are cherished. You will be missed. I love always and forever. ”
42 of 45 | Posted by: Eudora Mordi - las vegas, NV

“you are loved, in life and in death ”
43 of 45 | Posted by: uju - daughter

“Mummy, I haven't stopped crying since that day you left us. Every night I see you I feel you, that is how I know you go on. So go rest high up on...Read More »
44 of 45 | Posted by: antonia akwule - Woodbridge, VA

“Aunty......without a doubt,U will be greatly missed.I know somehow the good Lord will always be with your loved ones. Aunty do RIP ”
45 of 45 | Posted by: Buchi Ume - My Aunty


JOSEPHINE NKECHI MORDI, age 73, of Woodbridge, Virginia passed away Friday, June 7, 2013 at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center.

She was born January 13, 1940 in Nigeria the daughter of the late Mathias E. and Maria N. Chukwuma. She was the widow of Joseph Mordi.

She is survived by her nine children: Chris Mordi, Antonia Akwule, Fran Mordi Nwobodo, Eudora Mordi Ozigbu, Jude Mordi, Uche Mordi Nikoro, Ifeoma Mordi, Ofunne Odogwu and Uju Mordi Nwanze; Fran Fajana and Jackie Mordi; five siblings: Tom Chukwuma, Teresa Oduah, Nkiru Chukwuma, Mode Chukwuma Micheal Chukwuma; and 23 grandchildren.

Christian wake keeping will be held in Virginia on July 6, 2013 and funeral mass will be held on August 16th, followed by interment at her home town, Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria.

Antonia Akwule (703 409 0916) – for the family

Funeral Home
Pierce Funeral Home
9609 Center Street Manassas, VA 20110
Tel. (703) 257-6028

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