On the morning of Friday, August 7th, 2020, after a long illness mama Edas Ngoza Nambeye, 85 years old of Bushkill, PA, went to be with the lord . She was born in 1935 at Tabora, Tanganyika. She was a daughter of Mr. Robert Simbeye and Ms. Anna Namkonda.
She attended a local primary school and finished her education at Tabora Girls Secondary School and got married on July 31st,1955 to the late Kanyama Chiume, a key leader in the struggle for independence of Malawi. Mama Edas supported her husband’s political career before and after Malawi’s independence. She was involved dearly in the family coffee farm in Chikwina, northern Malawi.
Later on she moved to Bushkill, Pennsylvania to stay with his son and daughter-in-law. Mama Edas is survived by son, Kwacha, daughter-in-law Susan, two grandchildren and relatives. Her wonderful spirit, joy, and talents will be celebrated from 2 PM to 4 PM at The Chapel at Haven Memorial Cemetery, 2500 Concord Rd, Aston, PA 19014. Thereafter, her remains will be buried in Tanzania, Africa.
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