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Sam Ogbonna Chiwetalu

Sam Ogbonna Chiwetalu

Sam Ogbonna Chiwetalu

ATLANTA - Sam Ogbonna Chiwetalu

With heavy hearts, the Chiwetalu family, the Udi, Ezeagu and the Enugu communities (from Nigeria), residing in Atlanta, Georgia announce the call to glory of Samuel Ogbonna Chiwetalu, age 57, at the Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Sam passed away Friday April 5, 2013. A kind, honest, and family man, Chiwetalu hailed from Agulu Nta, Obeleagu Umana in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State in Nigeria.

Sam worked tirelessly as a member of two non-profit organizations in Atlantathe Udi-Ezeagu Association, which provides free health screening to people in remote Nigerian villages, and the Enugu State Organization, a pioneer in medical missions to Enugu State.

Left to mourn Sam, are his wife, Genevieve Ngozi Chiwetalu, and three young children, Samuael Kenechukwu (son), Michael Chukwunonso (son), and Blessing Ifeoma (daughter).

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been set up to help the Chiwetalu family. Please stop by any Bank of America location and make a donation to Mrs. Genevieve Ngozi Chiwetalu listed under account number 334039955539. Routing #: 061000052

A community wake service has been scheduled for 8PM on Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Igbo Community Hall 5912 Mableton Parkway Mableton, GA 30126.

All Igbo, Nigerian communities, and well-wishers are encouraged to attend to help give Sam a befitting burial in Nigeria.