Dr. Jackmerry Chukwuma Mosieri

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BOSSIER CITY – A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday October 26, 2013 at Rose-Neath Chapel (2201 Airline Drive, Bossier City, LA 71111. Viewing starts at 2:30pm and Service starts at 3:30pm. Officiating will be Rev. Glenn Ware of Word of Life Center in Shreveport, LA.

Dr. Jackmerry Chukwuma Mosieri was born September 23 1950, at General Hospital Agbor, Nigeria and transitioned peacefully to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, October 6, 2013. Jackmerry, better known as Jack, was the first of four children of Ojeifor Mosieri and Rebecca Ajigbo Mosieri.

Jack’s early years were spent in Agbor and he graduated with flying colors, honors and promise from Ughele Grammar School, Nigeria where he also served as Senior Prefect. After graduating, he moved to Ibadan where he was an undergraduate and later Medical student at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. It was here that Jack met his future wife, Chizoba Nkeiruka Onyemelukwe Mosieri, who was the love of his life. He was married to his beloved for 36 years. He loved to travel the world, and was till the last minute a very hardworking and strong human being with a tenacious spirit.

His voracious appetite for reading came at an early age, and he always accredited his success to his respect for education. With this vision for self-betterment he was able to travel to such countries as England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, and USA, where he practiced as a Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon in each location. He received Diploma of Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK. He was a Fellow of the American College of Angiology. He was a Fellow in Pediatric Cardiovascular surgery, Wayne State University school of Medicine, Detroit Medical Center. He was a Fellow in Thoracic surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia and did a Fellowship in Adult Cardiac and Transplant Surgery at the Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital, Richmond Virginia. He was a Fellow of the European board of Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons. He was also a brilliant athlete in his youth, especially track, football (soccer captain) and tennis. He passed on his athleticism and respect for physical endurance to his children.

Preceding Jack in transition home are his parents. His spirit continues through his wife, Chizoba, and his children: first son, Chukwuma Nnaemeka Ehiajuoya Equiano Mosieri, and wife Lisa, second son, Eberechukwu Maruwo Mosieri, and his favorite and only daughter, Chizoba Amarachukwu Mosieri. Also continuing Jack’s spirit are his brothers and sister, numerous cousins, nephews, nieces and friends from around the globe.

Jack was a man of great faith and lived that faith out in his daily life. He always believed in reaching for dreams with family in mind. He was a generous man who aided many in reaching their potential. He was a leader and mentor to many. Although his last few years were difficult, that faith and strength never once waned.

The family would like to express warm thanks to the extended Mosieri family, the entire Onyemelukwe family, the Ewah family, the Agbor community, his ‘little sisters’ and friends Felicia Oji and Nene Ross, ‘little brother’ and buddy Philip Tuzi Joseph and family, and the owners of Rose-Neath Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends on Saturday October 26, 2013 at their home soon after the service.