Israel Kalala

Israel Kalala, age 5, beloved son of Jacob and Madeleine Biakushila Kalala, of Bridgeport, became God's newest little angel on March 13, 2022.

In addition to his loving parents, Israel's memory will be cherished by his sister, Naomie Kalala; maternal grandparents, Patrice and Madeleine Tshitebua; Paternal grandparents, Gabriel and MONIC MUKUNA; as well as his aunts, uncles, and cousins, including his cousin KIRYA.

A joyful little boy, Israel truly enjoyed being with his family, especially when his big sister Naomie would read, play or sing with him. He loved listening to Gospel music, as well as, his favorite song, "J'ai Le Sang Du Roi" (I have the blood of the King). Israel bonded to his family in a very special way. He spiritually touched all those who came to know him.

Friends are invited to join his family in celebrating Israel's life with services as follow:

On Friday from 630-9 PM for his THANKSGIVING SERVICE in the MALACHIE TABERNACLE, 14 Silliman Avenue, Bridgeport, CT USA.

On Saturday at 930 AM in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center. Following his prayer service, friends may visit with the Kalala family until leaving for Lakeview Cemetery at 12 PM. Join his family immediately following the burial for a lunch reception in Israel's honor at the MALACHIE TABERNACLE.

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