- Patricia De Lille recently headed to Twitter to announce the passing of her husband Edwin De Lille
- According to her statement, her husband passed on on Sunday, 7 February after a long illness
- Many messages of condolences and words of encouragement have been shared with the politician in the comment section
Patricia De Lille recently headed to Twitter to announce the passing of her husband Edwin De Lille. According to her heartbreaking post, Mr De Lille died on Sunday, 7 February following a long-term illness.
"It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my husband, Edwin de Lille. He passed away late last night after a long illness. We were married for 49 years and he was a true partner and supporter, always giving me the freedom to pursue my work in serving the country," she sadly captioned the post.
Soon many South Africans took to the comment section to share their condolences as well as messages of support and encouragement with the politician and her family. Read a few of their comments below:
"Our condolences minister."
"Dear Patricia. I am very sorry to read this. My sincere condolences are extended to you and your family. I can only hope that the wonderful memories of 49 years of marriage to Edwin will sustain you during this sad time. Kind regards, David Coltart."
"Sincere condolences Minister. May you and your family be comforted. We know how deep this pain can be. It will take time to heal, hang in there. Be strong."
Briefly.co.za also reported that social media users have taken to the internet to pay tribute to the late Sibongile Khumalo as she is laid to rest. Her family let South Africa know that the iconic jazz singer passed away on Thursday evening, 28 January.
According to a statement posted on her Instagram page, the world-celebrated Mzansi singer succumbed to stroke-related complications after a lengthy period of illness. Briefly.co.za has selected some of the posts online paying tribute to Ma'Mngoma:
"#ripsibongilekhumalo The remains of legendary jazz, opera and traditional music artist Mam' SibongileKhumalo have arrived at the Market Theatre for her funeral service this morning. She died on 28 January 2021, after suffering a stroke."
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