Folashade "Sadie" (Oladokun) Kolawole

January 6, 1954 ~ June 25, 2022 (age 68) 68 Years Old


Folashade “Sadie” (Oladokun) Kolawole, 68, of Easton, MA passed away on June 25, 2022. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, she was a daughter of the late Philip and Janet Oladokun. Her love for helping others brought her to work for Wrentham Developmental Center for many years. Prior to working for Wrentham, she and her husband, Olatoye Kolawole, owned Progresso Market in Brockton, MA.

Along with being the devoted wife to Olatoye, Folashade was the beloved mother of son Olayinka and wife Daphney Kolawole of Easton, MA, daughter Oluwakemi and husband John Orubo of Easton, MA, and daughter Olujenrola and husband Aswad Lynch of Augusta, GA. Folashade was known as “Nana” to her six grandchildren: Myles and Elias Kolawole, Ayomide and Eriayomi Orubo, and Naila and Nuri Lynch. She is also survived by her two sisters and two brothers.

All are welcome to calling hours on Friday, July 8th from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301. Livestreaming will be available at the funeral home’s website. Her funeral gathering will take place on Saturday, July 9th at 9:30 a.m. at Easton Baptist Church, 197 Bay Road, North Easton, MA 02356 with the service starting at 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. then processing to Furnace Village Cemetery in South Easton at 11:15 a.m. Livestreaming for the service will be available at the church’s website.         

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Funeral Service


Calling Hours
July 8, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main St.
Brockton, MA 02301

Funeral Service
July 9, 2022

9:30 AM
Easton Baptist Church
197 Bay Road
North Easton, MA 02356


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