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Feb 25,2017
Home Call: Dr. Herman Eugene Addae Kwansa
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Dr. Herman Eugene Addae Kwansa, former research biochemist at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, transitioned from this life on February 9, 2017 at the age of 73.

Dr. Herman Kwansa was a proud product of PRESEC, Odumase-Krobo. He was a son of the late Rev. Dr. Albert Lawrence Kwansa (former synod clerk of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana) and the late Mrs. Victoria Adobea Addow Kwansa (from the Oyoko royal family of Abetifi, Kwahu in Ghana). He was also a nephew of Nana Gyankoma V, Benkumhemaa of Abetifi, Kwahu (Juliana Amankwaa) and Dr. Samuel Adarkwa (KNUST).

Dr. Kwansa was a son-in-law of Anona Kusubentsir Ebusuapanyin Kwame Adu Afful of Cape Coast; Mrs. Catherine Tandoh; the Lyall and Bernasko families; Mr. Alex Peter Renner; Mr. Francis Abraham; Rev. Frank Swanzy-Essien; Madam Mills Lamptey; Madam Grace Fynn Thompson; and the entire Renner family of Sekondi, Cape Coast, Tema, and Keta.

Dr. Kwansa was the beloved husband of Mrs. Vida Marilyn Kwansa (formerly of the National Investment Bank in Accra and currently of the Prince Georges County Health Department, USA), and the beloved father of Dr. Albert Lawrence Kwansa (North Carolina State University, USA) and Victor Addo Kwansa, Esq. (U.S. Department of Education, USA).

Siblings: The late Mr. Gilbert Osei Addow, Mr. Emmanuel Pobi Kwansa (Ghana), the late Dr. Ernest Victor Gyan Kwansa, the late Mr. Eugene Addow Kwansa, Dr. Francis Kwansa (USA), Dr. Theodora Kwansa (Scotland), and Dr. Wilhelmina Kwansa (USA).

Cousins: Mr. Herman Yobo Adarkwa-Addae & brother (Ghana), Mr. Gustav Addow & siblings (UK), Ms. Victoria Adobea Addow (USA; former co-founder of Stereo Spot, Teshie-Nungua) & siblings, Mr. Yaw Addow (USA), Ms. Esther Deedei Aryee & siblings (Ghana), Ms. Adwoa Ayebea Darko & siblings (Ghana), Ms. Nana Asabea Obeng & siblings (Ghana), and Mr. Albert Kwansa Osae & sister (Ghana).

Siblings-in-law: Mrs. Elsie Abrokwa (Ghana), the late Mrs. Victoria Acheampong, Mrs. Georgette Addaquay (Ghana), Mrs. Matilda Asiedu-Gyimah (Ghana), Rev. Frank Swanzy Essien (Ghana), Mr. Joseph W.K. Essien, Jr. (USA), Mr. Patrick Essien (Ghana), Dr. Victor Kwesi Essien (USA), Mrs. Christiane Kwansa (USA), Mrs. Edith Essandoh Kwansa (Ghana), and Mrs. Gifty Irene Kwansa (Ghana).

Nephews & nieces: Mr. Albert Lawrence Kwaku Kwansa (Ghana), Ms. Cara Kwansa (USA), Ms. Emily Kwansa (USA), Ms. Ernestina Awo Gyanwa Kwansa (Ghana), Ms. Irene Manubea Kwansa (Ghana), Mr. Victor Nana Addo Kwansa (Ghana), Mrs. Stella Ofosua Kwansa-Khartey (Ghana), and Mrs. Alberta Kwansa-Ward (USA).

Other family, friends, & associations in the USA: Opanyin Kenneth Obuba (uncle; formerly of the Ghana Embassy in the USA), Mr. Joe Ofori (cousin-in-law), Mr. Kwesi Egyir Ward (nephew-in-law), Ms. Jazmine Dorsey (daughter-in-law), Mr. Aniapam Aboagye, Mr. Reynolds Aboagye, Mr. & Mrs. Ronning Ahwireng, Mr. Larry Kofi Aikins, Mr. Herman Obeng, Mr. Mark Odei-Ntim, Abraham family, Bucknor family, Darko family, Presbyterian Boys Secondary School (PRESEC), Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (Kwabenya, Ghana & USA), Holy Child Past Students Association (HOPSA, USA & Canada), Johns Hopkins University (Dr. Raymond Koehler & associates), Riverdale Presbyterian Church, and Berwyn Presbyterian Church.

Visitation:
Saturday, March 11, 2017, 9 to 10 a.m.
Berwyn Presbyterian Church (6301 Greenbelt Rd, Berwyn Heights, MD, USA 20740)

Funeral Service:
Saturday, March 11, 2017, 10 to 11 a.m.
Berwyn Presbyterian Church (see address above)

Graveside Service (Interment):
Saturday, March 11, 2017, 12 to 1 p.m.
Gate of Heaven Cemetery (13801 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD, USA 20906)

Repast & Celebration of Life:
Saturday, March 11, 2017, following the interment
Berwyn Presbyterian Church (see address above)

Memorial Service:
Sunday, March 12, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Berwyn Presbyterian Church (see address above)

Contacts:
Mrs. Vida Kwansa: (301) 459-5834
Dr. Wilhelmina Kwansa: (360) 316-9565
Dr. Francis Kwansa: (302) 292-1936
Mrs. Alberta Kwansa-Ward: (443) 955-2678
Dr. Victor Kwesi Essien: (908) 755-4904
Mr. Joe Ofori: (240) 479-5695
Opanyin Kenneth Obuba: (240) 608-0769
Mr. Mark Odei-Ntim: (240) 595-7292
Mr. Herman Obeng: (714) 392-2234

Rest in peace, beloved husband, father, brother, cousin, nephew, uncle, granduncle, in-law, and friend. You will be remembered in our hearts, until we meet again.
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