Wife of former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers praised as loving, caring and humble

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Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers and his wife, Theresa.
Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers and his wife, Theresa.
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The story: Close family friends of the late wife of former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers described her as loving and humble and say they will miss her dearly.

In quotes: "She was a very loving person and always there for everyone. She was very humble and could make friends very quickly," close friend of the De Villiers family, Rafiek Hermans, told News24 on Tuesday.

The details: Theresa de Villiers, 62, was found dead in a swimming pool at the Hermans' home in Fairview, Gqeberha, at around midday on Monday. Theresa had been visiting at the Hermans for the past week and at the time of the incident, the only other person at home was Hermans' mother-in-law, who is in in her 80s.

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