Family to hold a private funeral for Shona Ferguson

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Shona Feruson will be laid to rest in a "family members" ceremony on 4 August 2021.
Shona Feruson will be laid to rest in a "family members" ceremony on 4 August 2021.
Bafana Mahlangu

While the country still battles to believe he is no more, it's becoming even more real.

Actor and producer Shona Ferguson (47) will be laid to rest in a private ceremony attended by family members. 

The funeral will be held on Wednesday, 4 August. The beloved actor passed away on Friday, 30 July due to Covid-19 complications.

Read more | Country in shock as actor Shona Ferguson dies

His wife of 19 years, Connie Ferguson, said his death "feels like a horrible nightmare" and she's battling to understand it. 

Since the news of his passing was announced, tributes have poured in from all over the world. Actors, musicians and politicians have praised him for his contribution to the industry.  

Read more | Connie Ferguson pays tribute to husband Shona - 'I feel completely off balance without my other half'

Family spokesperson Thato Matuka said details of the memorial service would be communicated at a later stage. 

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