Nicole Mokeme, 35, passed away on June 19, 2022, in Acadia National Park in Maine.
Nicole was born on August 13, 1985 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, to Stephanie Melton and Oscar Mokeme. She graduated from Southern Maine Community College.
Nicole was the founder and Executive Creative Director at Rise and Shine Youth Retreat, a rejuvenation center for the enrichment and liberation of Black people in Wabanaki Territory (also known as Maine) and beyond. Nicole believed in unity and community. Her goal was to lift and empower all.
Nicole is preceded in death by her grandmother, Edna Melton. Nicole is survived by Delaney Tucker (daughter), Victor Davis (brother), Evelyn Kornegay (sister), Violet Kornegay (sister), Ciara Adaobi (sister), Obi Mokeme (brother), Ibe Mokeme (brother), Stephanie Kornegay (mother), Oscar Mokeme (father) and Douglass Kornegay (stepfather).
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 PM on Friday, July 1, 2022 with at Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St, Portland. The Rev. Suzanne Roberts M.D. of the Cathedral Church of St. Luke will be officiating and the Rev. Kenneth I. Lewis, Jr. of Green Memorial AME Zion will be preaching. Repast will immediately follow.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Delaney’s college fund.
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