- The funeral of a Richards Bay nurse, Chantal Naicker, took place this week
- Chantal's loved ones and colleagues came together in a touching ceremony to lay to rest the sister to rest, who was a staff member at Netcare The Bay Hospital
- In a tribute post to the late sister, fellow nurse, Diane Moodley, shared some pictures of her colleague accompanied by a touching message on Facebook
A Richards Bay nurse, mother of two, and loving wife, Chantal Naicker, has been laid to rest on Tuesday morning this week. The funeral, which took place at Netcare The Bay Hospital where Sister Chantal worked, was attended by family members and colleagues alike.
Standing side by side while respecting social distancing measures, the family members and staff watched the funeral procession. Led by a lone piper and followed by an ornate carriage with transparent windows displaying her beautiful white casket, the final moments of her last time being at the place she dedicated many years of her life to was swiftly over.
Chantal’s colleague, Diane Moodley, took to Facebook to share pictures of the hospital staff. The post was accompanied by a touching caption in which she spoke highly of her fellow colleagues and the beloved sister Chantal. She also took the opportunity to wish them all a Happy Women’s Day.
“The beautiful heroes that are nurses. That soldier on in times of adversity. You are superwomen and I am so proud of you all. Happy Women’s Day to all these strong, gorgeous, strong, fearless gloved warriors.”
She ended off her sweet message by adding:
“In loving memory of our beautiful Sr Chantal, today we lost our own.”
Her Facebook post was met with many touching messages from Facebook users who also commemorated the late sister Chantal.
@Kesh Govender said:
“Our deepest condolences.”
@Nisha Singh said:
“Deepest condolences to her family. We salute your bravery sister Chantal Naicker.”
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Radio veteran Bob Mabena has died. The beloved media personality passed away on Monday afternoon. The news of his death was confirmed by POWER 98.7 in a statement.
Speaking on air, Given Mkhari, said Mabena was admitted to hospital on Saturday and discharged on Monday morning. As the late star and his wife were driving home, he experienced some pain and returned to the hospital.
The 51-year-old's unexpected death left many South Africans in disbelief as they took to social media to share their thoughts.
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