Wilhelmina Oluwabunmi Nana (27 Apr 1965 - 27 Aug 2019)

Funeral Service

Location
Ascension Church Baxter Road Canning Town E16 3HJ
Date
23rd Sep 2019
Time
11am
Funeral Director
Albin & Hitchcock

Burial Details

Location
East London CemeteryGrange roadLondonE13 0HB
Date
23rd Sep 2019
Time
12.15pm

In loving memory of Wilhelmina Oluwabunmi Nana who returned to her heavenly home on the 27th August 2019.

Mina a resident of Canning Town, East London, sadly passed unexpectedly at the age of 54 while at home. Mina is survived by her mother, uncles and aunts; her sons James and Yomi, her younger sisters and brothers, nieces and nephews and cousins.

Mina was born in London on April 27, 1965 to Wilson and Eunice Nana. She attended Iwade County Primary School in Sittingboune, Kent. Followed by secondary school in Nigeria at St Teresa’s College. She then went on to pursue professional qualifications in the culinary arts. She followed her passion and worked for over 30 years in the catering industry as a sous chef.

On March 15, 1988 and January 15, 1999 respectively, she welcomed her two beautiful sons, who were the most important part of her life.

Mina was a devoted Christian, a woman of faith who was immersed in the Christian community from a young age and involved in many church activities throughout her life. She enjoyed cooking, baking, knitting, tapestry, flower making, car boot sales and collectibles, reading, travel and music in particular gospel, Motown, soul and R & B, but most especially time spent with family and friends. Mina will be remembered by her kind and gentle spirit. She was loving and soft-spoken, and always had time to answer a question or solve a problem, no matter how small. She will be deeply missed by her family, friends and loved ones who celebrate the fact that she is at peace with her creator.

A Celebration of Life (funeral service) is scheduled for 23rd September 11:00 a.m. at Ascension Church Centre, Baxter Road, London E16 3HJ.

The burial service will be conducted at the East London Cemetery. Reverend Dave Chesney will officiate, with a reception to follow at the church hall at Ascension Church Centre.

Flowers and condolences may be offered at F A Albins & Sons Ltd, Arthur Stanley House, 52 Culling Road, London SE16 2TN. The family have requested that if wearing black please include a touch of purple or lilac or alternatively please wear just lilac or purple.

Max wrote

Dear James, please accept my deepest condolences and kindly extend the same to your family and all who mourn your dear mum. My heart is deeply broken for you all. Here's praying for comfort, courage and peace for you all. Praying God's presence as you mourn, and His abiding peace. I am so very sorry, my brother, my friend. Please take comfort that God's own promise is to wipe ALL tears from your eyes, and that your mum is now at peace and in His rest. Love and light, Maxious

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Tiwalade Ibirogba Olulode wrote

I’m still in shock! I remember the weekends we spent in the kitchen together and I would just watch Aunty cook and bake the best food and treats! Waking up in the morning and smelling something sweet waiting for me.

It’s so funny because Aunty stood behind me when I cooked Spaghetti Bolognese for the first time. Went through it with me step by step and I have kept that recipe to this day!

Aunty Mina, you will be missed greatly! May you rest in peace!

Love, Tiwa x

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Beverley Robinson wrote

James and Family May Your Mom and Loved One Soul Rest In Eternal Peace. May You All Find Comfort Knowing That She Has Gone On To Glory Where She Will Find Eternal Peace. Be Strong In The Lord!

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Donna Stacey wrote

Sending u all love and hugs, heaven has gained another beautiful angel. The sun is shining for your beautiful mum today. RIP Wilhelmina

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Raymond Kaphinde wrote

Mina. My best friend why leave so soon. I shall always cherish the friendship I had with you. We shall meet across the river. May your soul rest in peace. My condolence to Eunice, James , Yomi , Funke and the rest of the family.

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Charles wrote

May God grant her soul eternal rest and give the entire family the strength to bear the loss, Amen.

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Lee Hill wrote

May you R.I.P Wilhelmina ..Love and Prayers to the Family.
.May God give James and Yomi a little strength each day xx

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May her soul rest in perfect peace

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May her soul rest in perfect peace and God protection on all the children she left behind, family and friends Amen 🙏.

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  • I so sorry about your loss may her soul rest in peace, I hope to God to give you and the family the strength to bear this untimely passing. And give her eternal rest. So so sorry Funke . Rest in peace Oluwa bunmi.

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May her soul rest in peace and may God comfort the family and friends she left behind.

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may her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.

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  • May her gentle soul rest in peace. Till we meet again

    Posted by Simon on 15/09/2019 Report abuse
  • Wilhelmina was a gentle soul who radiated divine light and love upon this dark N sinful world. She has run her race and left her footprints in the sand of time. She will be sorely missed in the physical, but the lovely memories shared will forever be in our hearts. It is well....!!!!

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