Washington, D.C. | www.adc.org | July 10, 2014 – The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) expresses its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Ashley Mammo, who passed away on July 9, 2014 at the age of 45. As a graduate from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Ashley committed herself to ensuring the rights of those in the community are upheld and protected.
ADC Chairman Dr. Safa Rifka described Ashley by stating, “We will forever be grateful for her support of ADC, and the community as a whole. She was always willing to help others, and was never hesitant to use her expertise as an attorney to protect the rights of the community. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends during this difficult time.”
After graduating law school in 1994, Ashley went on to specialize in immigration law and opened her own firm in West Bloomfield, Michigan. Ashley joined ADC in 1997, and served as an ADC National Board Member from 2005-2010. She volunteered much of her time to her community, and helped support and sustain many of ADC’s community programs. She also served as an ADC Michigan Advisory Board Member, and a committee member of the ADC Michigan BRIDGES Committee (Building Respect in Diverse Groups to Enhance Sensitivity). Ashley was a founding member of the ADC Michigan AWARE Program, and was named the ADC Michigan “Attorney of the Year” in 2004. Ashley earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Political Science from the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
Ashley is the beloved daughter of the late Gorgis and Rojjo Mammo. Cherished sister of Hikmat (Nahida), Hakima (Elias) Kassab, Michael (Sohayla), Joe (Ban), Summer, and Ibtissam Mammo. Caring aunt to numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation Thursday 4-8pm at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills. Mass Friday 10am at Mother of God Chaldean Catholic Church, 25585 Berg Rd, Southfield. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield.