• Lamine's Memorial Service

    Nov 7, 2020, 1:00 PM US/Eastern

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Filipo Lubua

Mamadou Lamine Sylla

August 18, 1989 - October 30, 2020

We friends of Lamine, most of us alumni and current graduate students at Ohio University, decided to create this GatheringUS memorial to celebrate the life of our dear friend, Lamine, and for remembering his love, kindness, and friendship. Please use this memorial to share condolences, stories, and photos of...  see more

Lamine was kind, humorous, and always wanted to help other people. He loved to have fun with friends. He made friends easily and was a person you would never forget even if you met him for the first time in a group of more than a hundred people. Always smiling, his voice came out with unparalleled intensity and he was warm and cheerful. Most of those who have known him and lived will agree that it was very rare to see Lamine sad....  see more
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  • Leslie Daniels
    My condolences for the loss of your loved one. The hurt and pain of losing a loved one is difficult. Please know that God is near to those that are broken at heart and who are crushed in spirit.(Psalm 34:18) God will wipe away all tears from their eyes...  more
  • Tribute presented by Faustina Mensah (President) on behalf of the African Students’ Union, Ohio University. đź’”

    I did not have the privilege of knowing Lamine, and the same can be said of most members of the current African Students Union. All we...  more
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  • Eric Sinayobye
    Oh! How life is so fleeting! Today it is here and tomorrow it’s gone! Sweet sweet Lamine as I fondly called you! My bosom brother in Athens who was everyone’s friend. Always in a hurry yet chronically late to everything, but you couldn’t be mad at...  more
  • Samuel Njai
    Met brother Lamine in 2014 as a cohort in my MA program. Sincerely, it is hard to find a person who’s so kind, loving, generous, and caring'. Brother Lamine was one of them. I will miss him, and we'll all miss him. My deepest condolences to the entire...  more
  • Filipo Lubua
    I met Lamine for the first time in April 2013 at an African Language conference in Chicago. At the time, Lamine was working with the National African Language Resource Center (NALRC) and the National Council of Organizations of the Less-Commonly Taught...  more
  • Samba Bah
    Perhaps one of the most unanswered questions about humanity, life, and our social existence is the basic question of purpose.
    “What is the purpose of life?”
    Different religions and belief systems might offer different answers to this. In my little...  more