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Tears flow at the one-week memorial service of John Dumelo’s mother

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A one-week memorial service has been held at the Holy Spirit Cathedral in Accra for Antoinette Ama Ampomah Dumelo, the beloved mother of Ghanaian actor and politician John Dumelo.

 

The Cathedral reverberated with a mix of sorrow and fond remembrance as family, friends, colleagues and acquaintances gathered to pay their respects in a heartfelt  ceremony

Antoinette Ama Ampomah Dumelo, the matriarch of the Dumelo family, was remembered with deep reverence and love on this sombre occasion.

Among the attendees, the figure most visibly moved by the occasion was John Dumelo himself.

The actor and politician, known for his charismatic presence, was seen wiping away tears as he navigated the emotions of the day.

The loss of his mother, Antoinette Ama Ampomah Dumelo, was palpable, and his grief was shared by all who gathered to pay their respects.

In addition to John Dumelo, Gifty Dumelo, the wife of John Dumelo, stood by his side, his sister-in-law, Sena Thywill Adzo Nkornu, Sharaf Dramani Mahama, the son of former President Mahama,  and Lawyer Akua Esq were also present.

On August 16, 2023, John Dumelo took to social media to share the news of his mother’s peaceful passing.

In a heartfelt post on his official Facebook page, he expressed the deep void her departure had left in his heart.

“My heart is broken. My dear mother passed away peacefully yesterday… my number one supporter. Heaven has gained an angel,” he wrote.

Antoinette Ama Ampomah Dumelo, a retired customs officer, celebrated her 70th birthday in 2022.

Her life story was one of unwavering dedication and commitment, evident both in her professional career and her role as a mother.

She’s survived by her husband, her two daughters, a son and a number of grandchildren.

As attendees said their farewells and offered condolences, the Dumelo family now prepares for the final goodbye at the upcoming funeral on October 7, 2023.

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