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O'Shae Leon Sibley

September 1, 1994 ~ July 30, 2023 (age 28) 28 Years Old



The Beautiful Life of O’Shae Leon Sibley


O’Shae was born on September 1, 1994 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania to Onetha Sibley & Jake Kelly.


O’Shae was educated in the Philadelphia school system where he attended  Girard College mastery charter for high school and Temple University.


O’Shae also known as Sage begin training and dancing at the age of 12 years old under the tutelage of Clyde Evans jr. , In the hip-hop dance genre. By 14  while training with Mr. Clyde, O’Shae was offered a dance scholarship to the Philadelphia school of dance arts. (Dance arts) 

Is where he began his love for ballet and jazz under the studies of Debbie Manning-St Charles. By the age of 16 he was excepted into Philadanco ll, The company of Philadanco D2 is where O’Shae would broaden his horizons in dance, strengthening his techniques and dance vocabulary O’Shae  (Sage) was a core  member and choreographer of Xcel Dance and Kemar’s personal dance Captain on all of  his theater Projects.  


O’Shae was a Cherished and Devoted Participant in  Ailey Extension program of dance He had incredible energy in the studio and was loved by all the instructors and fellow students. he recently did a special demonstration of west African dances at Ailey Spirit gala. O’Shae enjoy dancing as a way of expressing his self he was stern and stood on everything he believed in and  was never afraid to be hisself openly and Out-loud, a face behind his community and extended family the LGBTQ community who loved him tremendously.


(Quote” ) and a reminder we deserve to experience love fully equally without shame and without compromise. 


O’Shae (Sage)  leaves to cherish his loving memories his parents: Onetha Sibley , Jake Kelly , Step Mother Jacqueline 

Brothers: Darius, Comar ,Khalil, Nafese,Safyaan, Jake lll 

Sisters: Shavora, Jaleesa, Destineh, Dezirah 

Aunts: Albanetta, Ramonia, Tondra, Angela, Keisha 

Uncles: Albert , Rick, John 

Nieces: Da’kari , Raven, Halo’Snow 

Nephews: Darius jr. Dasan Marquis, Asaad.

A host of cousins and friends One special cousin Breezy 

a brother from another his Best friend Otis )


Lovingly submitted The Family.

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Open Viewing
August 8, 2023

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
The Met Philadelphia
858 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Celebration of Life
August 8, 2023

11:00 AM
The Met Philadelphia
858 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

August 8, 2023

2:00 PM
Fernwood Cemetery
6501 E. Baltimore Avenue
Lansdowne, PA 19050


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