Liberian Government Announces Funeral Protocol For Fallen Senator Of Montserrado
The Government of Liberia has released the funeral arrangements for the late honorable Geraldine Doe-Sheriff, Senator of Montserrado County of the 54thNational Legislature of Liberia.
According to a Foreign Ministry release, the Book of Condolence for the late Doe-Sheriff will be opened in the Rotunda of the Capitol Building on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, March 12, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and Wednesday, March 13, from 10:00am to 4:00p.m.
On Thursday, March 14, the remains of the late Senator Doe-Sheriff will be removed from the Samuel A. Stryker Funeral Parlours in Sinkor and taken to the Capitol Building to lie in State at 10 a. m. Afterwards, the body will be returned to the Funeral Parlours.
The release also disclosed that on Friday, March 15, the wake keeping of the late Honorable Senator will be held at the residence of the sister of the deceased in Congo Town from 6:00 p.m. to 12 midnight.
On Saturday, March 16, the body of the late Senator of Montserrado County will be removed from the Samuel A. Stryker Funeral Parlours at 8:30 a.m. and conveyed to the Sacred Heart Cathedral on Broad Street, Monrovia for one hour of wake-keeping from 10 O’clock ante meridian to 11 O’clock ante meridian.
The Government of Liberia further announces that on Saturday, March 16, funeral rites will be said over the remains of the late Honorable Sheriff at the same venue beginning 11 O’clock ante meridian and will be followed by interment at the Kaizer Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Brewerville, Montserrado County.
As a mark of last respect and tribute to the late Senator of Montserrado County of the 54th National Legislature, the President of the Republic of Liberia, Dr. George Manneh Weah, has declared a period of mourning during which the national ensign of the Republic will be flown at half-mast from all public buildings in Montserrado County on Friday, March 15, and on the day of interment, Saturday, March 16.