Church holds funeral mass

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The National, Wednesday July 24th, 2013


THE funeral service of senior public servant and PNG Media Council president Joe Kanekane will be held at the St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Boroko, this morning.

Kanekane, 44, from Kowengil village in Ialibu, Southern Highlands, was director of the PNG Law and Justice Sector Secretariat (LJSS) at the time of his death from a heart attack at Tabubil Hospital in Western on July 14.

On Thursday morning, his body will be flown to Kagamuga Airport in Mt Hagen and then leave for Imbonggu, Southern Highlands, where it will be met by MP and Works Minister Francis Awesa at Walum district office.

Kanekane’s body will be then taken to Kowengil village where the traditional haus krai (house of mourning) begins and lasts until next Monday for burial.