COCOA, FLA. A memorial service celebrating the life of Mr. Mohamed Mo Hassen Jr. will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Tabernacle Baptist Church. On Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, God called him to eternal rest.
Mr. Hassen, affectionately known to his family and friends as Mo, was born on Oct. 21, 1986, in Youngstown, a son of Mohamed Sr. and Rita Tate.
He was a 2005 graduate of Austintown Fitch High School. He attended Eastern Florida State College Law Enforcement Academy and The University of Akron.
Mo was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Youngstown and he attended the Costal Community Church in Florida. Mo moved to Cocoa, where he worked as a Sports Official while attending the Police Academy. Mo succeeded in many accomplishments such as classical music pianist, college vocalist, martial arts, and he was a professional referee and umpire.
He leaves to cherish his loving memory, his wife, Chanel, whom he married in 2011; his daughters, Samiyah Hassen and Aubriana Murphy of Cocoa; his parents, Davanzo and Rita Tate Sr. and Mohamed (Judy) Hassen Sr.; his brothers, Davanzo (Gina) Tate Jr. of Austintown and Renee Booker of Columbus; his sisters, Aleemah (David) Paige of Liberty, Sarah (Dawaylon) Pritchard Sr. of Austintown, Nuda, Aliyah, and Layla Hassen of Youngstown, and Lasheeda Moore of Columbus; his grandparents, Arlegus (Sherry) Tate Jr. of Youngstown and Sarah Tate of Austintown; and a host of other relatives and dear friends.
Mo was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, George Connors and Peggy Thomas; his paternal grandparents, Soultan and Emily Hassen and Shirley and Richard Kosmo; and three uncles, Gamel, Daniel, and Brian.
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