MaMbeki funeral next week

2014-06-07 16:33

The funeral service for ANC struggle veteran Epainette Mbeki will be held in Dutywa, Eastern Cape, next week, the family has said.

“The funeral will take place at the family home in Ngcingwane, Dutywa, Eastern Cape on Saturday, June 14 2014,” the Mbeki family said today.

“Once more, the family conveys its thanks for the support it has received during the period of the hospitalisation and passing of the deceased.”

Epainette, who was former president Thabo Mbeki’s mother, died at the age of 98 at the Life Saint Dominic’s Hospital in East London this morning.

She admitted to hospital on May 25 with a chest infection and heart problem.

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