Dr. Remi Ombolo

September 30, 1961 ~ November 10, 2021 (age 60) 60 Years Old


Dr. Remi Ombolo, age 60, died of a heart attack on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at his new home in Columbia, South Carolina.

Remi is survived by his wife Marie Michele Vital-Ombolo, his only son Stephan Ombolo, and his siblings Andre Siate and his spouse, Bernadette Bohimbo and her spouse, Vincent Palloti Byongolo and his spouse, Augustin Ombapen and his spouse, George Ebala,  Nestor Wagnack, Annie Valerie Kondjebang and her spouse, his in-laws Luc Vital, Charles-Henri St-Louis, Patrick Vital, Lucso Vital,Linda Vital and Joseph Vital as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his sister Marie Tecle Otang, Anne Therese Assen and Marie Joseph Mbouem, spouse Michel Tchewe.

Remi was born on September 30, 1961, to his late parents Julien Mbapen and Suzanne Kondjebang . In the late 80’s Remi moved to Silver Spring Maryland with his older brother Andre Siate who was a diplomat in the Embassy of Cameroon.

Remi did his studies at Howard University. He earned his PhD in Mathematics in 1997. He was passionate about what he did. He wanted the best for his students. He taught in  numerous institutions as a professor at Howard University in Washington DC, Morgan State University in Baltimore Md, Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida and at Allen University, Columbia South Carolina.

Dr. Remi Ombolo was a great family man and a loving father. He was a humble and friendly man. He was a devout Catholic attending Sunday mass. He enjoyed helping friends and family, he loves listening to music. His family and friends will always remember him as a loving and dependable person.

A viewing is scheduled for Friday, November 26, 2021, at  Philip Rinaldi Funeral home from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm located at 9241 Columbia Blvd, Silver Spring, MD 20910. On Saturday, November 27th,  2021, a mass service from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm at St. Camillus Church which is located at 1600 St Camillus Dr,  Silver Spring, MD 20903. Father Luc Philogene will officiate the mass. The funeral will be followed to Norbeck Memorial Park cemetery at Batchellors Forest Rd, Olney MD 20832. There will be refreshment after the cemetery at his home in Columbia, MD.

All are welcome to attend and celebrate Dr Remi Ombolo’s life. Please remember that in the time of Covid-19, masks are required inside the Church. It would not be an open casket at church. However,  restrictions and safety precautions will be taken during the  funeral service. The family would like to thank you for all your love and support. Flowers can be sent to Philip D. Rinaldi Funeral Home. For donations please contact his niece Suzanne Kondjebang at

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24 Hour Viewing
November 26, 2021

3:00 PM
Philip D. Rinaldi Funeral Service, P.A.
9241 Columbia Blvd.
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Funeral Mass
November 27, 2021

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St.Camillus Catholic Church
1600 St.Camillus Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20903

Interment following funeral service
November 27, 2021

Norbeck Memorial Park
16225 Batchellors Forest Road
Olney, MD 20832


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