August 22, 1969 - July 25, 2019
Gloria Fokuo passed away Thursday, July 25th, 2019 at Allegheny General Hospital. She was born on August 22, 1969 to the late Stephen Fokuo and Agatha Fokuo. Gloria was born in Kumasi, Ghana and came to the United States when she was five years old. Gloria spent the majority of her high school years at Trinity Christian School located in Forest Hills, PA. Upon graduating from high school Gloria joined the INROADS minority internship program where she worked as an intern for Westinghouse during her summer college years. Gloria went to college at the Penn State University Park campus where she obtained a BS degree in Accounting. Upon graduating from Penn State Gloria worked for Mine Safety Appliances. Gloria also obtained a MBA degree from Robert Morris University. Gloria finished her accounting career as an accomplished senior level accountant with West Lake Chemical until she became ill in 2017. Gloria was an avid reader and could easily be labeled as a speed reader; she enjoyed reading romance novels. She could read a hundred page novel in a single day. Gloria was private person; she always enjoyed wearing stylish and sophisticated clothing. She strived to look her best and elegant at all times. She was smart, beautiful, outgoing and friendly to those she met. She also loved spending her time with her family in the US and with her relatives in Ghana. Gloria was a cheerful giver who gave freely not only to her family but also gave of her time to support many charitable organizations. Gloria was also a member of the Pittsburgh Ghanian Women Association. She will be missed for her glowing smile that would light up a room. Gloria is survived by her Mother, Agatha Fokuo, brothers Kwame Fokuo and Duke Fokuo, two sisters Amma Johnson and Yaa Fokuo. Her uncles, Lawrence Nyamekye (Mary), Joseph Adu-Marfo, Nanayaw Adusepoku, George Donkor, Nana Yaw and Jacob Manu. Her aunts, Stella Kessie Asare, Kate Fokuo and a host of aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends. The viewing will be on Friday, August 9, 2019 from 4:00PM to 8PM at the D'Alessandro Funeral Home and Crematory Ltd., 4522 Butler St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 10th, 2019 at 11:00 AM, additional viewing will be from 9:00 until the time of service at 11:00 AM at the Pentacostal Temple Church Of God In Christ, located at 6300 East Liberty Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA 15206, where she was a long time and faithful member.
Gloria Fokuo passed away Thursday, July 25th, 2019 at Allegheny General Hospital. She was born on August 22, 1969 to the late Stephen Fokuo and Agatha Fokuo. Gloria was born in Kumasi, Ghana and came to the United States when she was five years... View Obituary & Service Information
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