Jean Bosco Kalisa

December 8, 1970 ~ August 5, 2020 (age 49)


Jean Bosco Kalisa, 49, of Mishawaka, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020, in Memorial Hospital, South Bend.

Jean was born December 8, 1970, in Ngozi, Burundi. He moved to the United States in 2014. His employment included working with the German non-profit, Welthungerhilife, which provides humanitarian aid and educational resources. In recent years he worked for NISCO as a production assistant.

Jean enjoyed all genres of music and was a huge soccer fan with Chelsea FC being his favorite team. He loved traveling, especially to Germany and Dubai. He loved his family and all people.

Jean’s surviving family includes his wife of 22 years, Ancille Mujawamariya; two sons, Calvin Mudeyideyi and Kenjy Hirwa; a daughter, Lesly Ishimwe; and many brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jean was preceded in death by his parents, Nicodeme Mudeyideyi and Viviane Ruremesha.

A Visitation will be held from 3:00 to 7:00 pm on Friday, August 14, in the Notre Dame Rooms at Hilton Garden Inn, 53995 SR 933, South Bend.

A Funeral Service will be held beginning at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 15, in the Gillespie Conference Center, 53995 SR 933, South Bend. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka.

Arrangements are under the care of Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, Mishawaka.

For those attending either the visitation or funeral, please wear face coverings per current guidelines.


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August 14, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Notre Dame Rooms at Hilton Garden Inn
53995 SR 933
South Bend, IN 46637

Funeral Service
August 15, 2020

10:00 AM
Gillespie Conference Center
53995 SR 933
South Bend, IN 46637

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