John Y. Mulbah Dies

The late John Y. Mulbah

Former Pier Superintendent, NPA

The death is announced of Mr. John Y. Mulbah, former pier superintendent of the Free Port of Monrovia, National Port Authority (NPA), which sad event occurred at his home at Lower  Clay Street, Monrovia on Monday, February 1, 2021.  He was in his 78th year.

His first employment was with the Liberia Mining Company in Bomi Hills in 1975.  His first boss, Mr. Sam Lynch (BWI Class of ‘55), recommended John Mulbah for employment at the National Port Authority (NPA), where he started work and ascended to the rank of pier superintendent, serving at the Free Port of Monrovia and the Ports of Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, Harper, Cape Palmas, Maryland County and the Port of Greenville, Sinoe County.

Mr. John Mulbah was honorably retired from NPA in 1999 following long years of service.

In 2003 he suffered a cerebral vascular accident, a condition in which he remained until his demise.

He was predeceased by his first daughter, Ms. Kolu Mulbah.  He leaves to mourn his loss his children, Ms. Betty Mulbah (USA), Eyeh Mulbah, Mrs. Deddeh Mulbah Buway-Pusah, Marwen Mulbah-Korlewala, Varney Mulbah and many other relatives and friends in the USA, Guinea and Liberia.

Survivors include his above listed children and his nephew, Mr. David Mulbah of the Ministry of State, RL.  

Mr. John Mulbah’s daughter, Mrs. Deddeh Mulbah Buway-Pusah, said her father’s home was always open to other children from his many family members and friends from Lofa County and elsewhere.  These included Bardy, Joe and David Sumo, Korpo Mulbah, Sylvia Paul and Quela Thompson (USA), Domily Yanquoi, England, and Peter Quaqua of the Press Union of Liberia and the West African Journalists Association (WAJA).

The funeral will take place on February 20, 2021 beginning at 10 o’clock a.m. at the Abraham Roberts Funeral Parlor on Somalia Drive, opposite the Steven Tolbert Estate.


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