Obituary of Kishean Small
Kishean affectionately known as “Mook” was born in Newark, New Jersey to Yvonne Simon and Abraham George on January 29, 1979. Kishean transitioned on July 22, 2022, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Kishean was a New Jersey native. He received his education within the Newark School district and was a proud Newark Tech High School student, he graduated in 1997. He worked for many years as a driver for the Raritan Pipe Company until he became ill.
Kishean had a great personality and could light up any room he was in with his comical and easy-going demeanor. Kishean enjoyed laughing, traveling, spending time with his family, friends, and was an avid sports fan of the San Francisco 49ers and the Los Angeles Lakers. Kishean would often be seen wearing a fitted hat of various sport teams.
Kishean loved children. His passion for seeing young people succeed and be healthy inspired him to be a generous philanthropist making regular donations to March of Dimes and participating in many March of Dimes walks. Kishean met the love of his life, Lakeita, many years ago. Kishean and Lakeita built a beautiful union and created memories of traveling, hosting dinners for family and friends, and supporting one another towards their ambitions.
Kishean will be missed dearly by all who loved and knew him. He truly left a mark on the world and will never be forgotten. If you knew Mook, you loved Mook.
Kishean is predeceased by his Aunt Diane Thompson of Tampa, FL and Uncle Ronald Burke of Arlington, TX. Kishean is survived by his mother Yvonne Simon of Irvington, NJ, Father Abraham George (Navella) of Linden, NJ, s Fiancé, Lakeita Alexander of East Brunswick, NJ, Seven Siblings: Darryl George (Lynella) of East Orange, NJ, George Gregory of Basking Ridge, NJ, Kem George of Rochester, NY, Keith Simon of Old Bridge, NJ, Dormaine Burke of Edison, NJ, Noel George of Linden, NJ, and Tesha (Josh) Ledbetter of Rahway, NJ. Two Aunts Debra Thompson of Arlington, Texas and Latifah Hussain of Roanoke Virginia, and One Uncle Mike Burke of Arlington, Texas and a host of nieces, nephews, great nephews, cousins, and friends.
Rest well, Kishean.
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