Uncle Ato: Singer Recalls Late Wife's Long Battle with Sickness Before Her Death, Video Triggers Emotions

Uncle Ato: Singer Recalls Late Wife's Long Battle with Sickness Before Her Death, Video Triggers Emotions

  • Ghanaian gospel singer, Uncle Ato, has recalled his departed wife's long battle with an ailment before passing
  • The Dzi Dew (Rejoice) hit singer announced her death on Monday, November 14, 2022, after she died on November 10
  • In a UTV's United Showbiz interview, he discussed why he decided to depict his late wife as a strong woman in an artwork that bore her image

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Ghanaian gospel singer Rev Alexander Bruce-Ghartey, popularly known as Uncle Ato, has disclosed that his departed wife battled a protracted ailment before passing.

The singer said his late wife Amen Ama Bruce-Ghartey's long battle with the sickness that took her life began in 2015.

Uncle Ato depicts late wife as a strong woman in an artwork

When asked why he chose to describe her as a strong woman in an artwork that featured her picture in an interview on United Showbiz on Saturday, February 25, Uncle Ato said she was strong during her struggle with the sickness before she passed.

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Photo of Uncle Ato and images from his late wife's burial.
Uncle Ato recounts late wife's long battle with sickness before passing. Photo credit: UTV/Kwaku Reach (Facebook).
Source: UGC

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''She had battled the sickness for a long time, but all along, she was strong. Even when I was down, she would rise and make sure I was okay,'' he told guest host and presenter MzGee.

The Dzi Dew (Rejoice) hit singer announced his wife's passing in a Facebook post on Monday, November 14, 2022, following her demise on November 10. The deceased was interred on Saturday, January 28, 2023.

Video of Uncle Ato's account about late wife triggers emotions online

Comfortnanayaa posted:

Such a definition of a Christ-like man. May God continue to console you in all things.

Nhaamodel commented:

Sorry, daddy.

Real_vimlady said:

Many of us are sick, but we swallow it, and show a brave face each day as God Almighty grants us. I know uncle Ato from when I was a little girl selling plaintain in Tema. This man is blessed and if you know his beginnings you will understand why he is strong. He is a man intimately connected to God. Uncle Ato hye den bio. You inspire all those Tema people who know your journey. God is restoring all that the locust have eaten and will bless you even more like job.

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Deedewonline posted:

Take heart, Sir

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Ghanaian stars attend the burial of Okomfo Kolegae's late wife

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported that on Saturday, December 17, 2022, Kumawood star Okomfo Kolegae, whose real name is Collins Oteng, laid his deceased wife to rest.

The funeral for the late Millicent Oteng happened in her hometown of the deceased, Tabere School park, in the Ashanti Region. Kumawood movie actors and actresses attended.

The veteran actor Agya Koo, the actress Nana Ama McBrown, Dr. Likee, Bill Asamoah, Big Akwes, Papa Kumasi, Christiana Awuni, Wayoosi, Salinko, movie producer/director Jackson Bentum, Wayoosi, and many others were present to mourn alongside their comrade actor.

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