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Shanika Alkobadi

December 30, 1951 - May 30, 2022

Shanika Alkobadi, retired New York City business owner, affectionately known as “Auntie B” or “Bibi,” age 70, of Newark and formerly of Brooklyn, NY, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2022.

Born in Diamond, Guyana, on December 30, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Mohadeo and Bhajpattie (Mama) Ramkarran.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mohamed Alkobadi and daughter, Amelia Persaud. Shanika is survived by her children, Randy Persaud, Samerra Zraidi, Abraham Mohamed and Muctar Alkobadi; siblings, Patsy Bhagwandin, Shirley Taylor, Pamela Tulsi, Roy Ramkarran and Romeo Ramkarran; grandchildren, Darren, Justin, Cody, Ali, Jamal and Anjali; and great grandson, Carter.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 8 pm on Friday, June 3, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE. A second visitation will be held from 9 am until 11:30 am on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

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12 Condolences for Shanika Alkobadi

  • My Deepest Condolence’s To The Family.

  • Shania ( Mommy) was one of the Strongest women I’ve ever known. She meant a lot to me.I will miss her dearly…

  • Sincere condolences to all of the bereaved

  • Our sincere condolences to all the bereaved

  • Our sincere condolences to the entire family. She was a wonderful soul, God bless her and May her soul have a successful journey to her maker.

  • My condolences 🙏🏽🙏🏽😞

  • Our sincere condolences to the entire family. She will be missed. From Teekaboy

  • Aunty B, you were an amazing woman. May your sweet soul RIP
    You will be missed 💔💔💔

  • From the bottom of our heart we send our condolences to the family. Shanika(Bibby) was a very wonderful and kind hearted person, her kindness and love will always live on in the lives of the people who were fortunate to know her. She has set an example what it means to be a good soul on this earth. May her soul rest In peace.

  • Our Deepest Sympathy to entire Family of Aunty B. May you all be able to find peace and comfort as you mourn the loss of a beautiful soul. May her soul be granted eternal rest 🙏 💔.

  • My condolences to family shanika RIP we all going to miss you n for the family I love u guys the same way I loved your mom call me guys I’ll always be there 😞😞😞

  • To my family
    I am heartbroken as we all are at the loss of our beloved Bi.
    Her sweet gentle humble kind caring manner made her a very special person.
    She survived hardship and difficult days but never complained She enjoyed many happy days too.
    She was a true gem and a shining example of all that is good.
    Her children grandchildren and great grandson were her greatest love Always so proud to tell me how they are all doing.
    I will.miss our chat on the phone .I will miss her sweet gentle voice as never more will I hear her say Aunty Joyce I love you very very much
    Dear God give her a peaceful resting place

    We love you Bi
    Aunty Joyce Uncle Herman Sue Ray Des

    That trip to England will never happen now