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Tears as A.B Crenstil is laid to rest – Photos

It was an all-emotional and difficult moment as the mortal remains of highlife legend, Alfred Benjamin (A.B) Crenstil was laid to rest.

Family and friends could not control their tears as they filed past his body.

The final funeral rites took place at Community 8 Park in Tema, following a wake-keeping on Friday, November 4.

Tears as A.B Crenstil is laid to rest - Photos

Mr Crenstil will subsequently be buried in his hometown, at Ewoyaa, near Saltpond in the Central Region.

Scores of sympathisers and mourners from the Creative Arts industry, dignitaries and political figures joined the bereaved family to pay their last respects.

Tears as A.B Crenstil is laid to rest - Photos

The Highlife star died at The Bank Hospital, Accra on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

Tears as A.B Crenstil is laid to rest - Photos

He was a founding member of the Sweet Talks Band which was based at the Talk Of The Town Hotel in Community 2, Tema, alongside seasoned musicians such as Smart Nkansah, the late Jewel Ackah and Pope Flynn. He formed his own band the Ahenfo Band in 1982.

AB Crentsil had 25 albums to his credit. Some of his songs which caught both local and international attention were Papa Samo, Landlord Abodwese, Devil, Osokoo among others.

Tears as A.B Crenstil is laid to rest - Photos

AB Crentsil was baptised into the Methodist Church from infancy and remained in the faith until his demise.

Tears as A.B Crenstil is laid to rest - Photos

For a good part of the years that he lived in Tema, he worshipped at the Bethel Methodist Church at Community 8, Tema.

Tears as A.B Crenstil is laid to rest - Photos

AB Crentsil left behind his beloved wife Elizabeth and eight children.

Tears as A.B Crenstil is laid to rest - Photos
Tears as A.B Crenstil is laid to rest - Photos

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