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Tawalo’s Mum At Peace

Tawalo’s Mum At Peace
Family members had a chance to spend time with the late Pacific Flying School instructor at their residence at the Beverly Hills in Votualevu, Nadi on March 8, 2018. Photo: Waisea Nasokia
March 09
11:00 2018


I am at peace because my son has gone to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ.”

These were the words of Joana Bainivalu, the mother of late Pacific Flying School Instructor, Iliesa Tawalo.

Her son was on a routine training flight on board the Cessna 172 aircraft with trainee pilot, Merelesita Lutu when it crashed in Delaikoro Ridge, Macuata, last month.

The 50-year-stood silently with tears in her eyes as she watched her son’s casket being buried at Enamanu Cemetery, in Nadi, yesterday.

“Today I just want to thank God for the life of my son, with all that has happened it is my prayer for peace to be with those that were close to my son.

“Few days before his homecoming service, I had been praying to ask God for courage so that I would be able to see this day,” Ms Bainivalu said.

She also thanked everyone that took their time out to farewell her son.

“I am just overwhelmed with the number of people that turned up to be part of his homecoming service. This just shows the kind of person he was and that his life touched the lives of many around him,” Ms Bainivalu said.

“I am at peace and happy knowing that my son has gone home to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ and I will meet him again on that glorious morning.”

Edited by George Kulamaiwasa


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