Late Lady Hannah’s funeral today

The funeral service of the late Lady Hannah Dadae has started at Marimari Lutheran Church at Five-Mile, Port Moresby, today (December 10th).

The casket of the Late Lady Hannah, wife of the Governor General Grand Chief Sir Bob Dadae, arrived in Port Moresby from Brisbane, Australia, on Friday.

Her casket was accompanied by the Governor General and their two children who spent the last few days with Lady Hannah in Brisbane till her passing on Tuesday, December 4.

Deputy Prime Minister Charles Abel received the Governor General on his arrival at the Jackson International Airport, expressed his condolences to the Governor General and his family and also conveyed condolences from the Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill.

A brief mass was held at the Jackson’s International Airport by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Port Moresby, whom the late Lady Hannah was a devoted member of.

Her body was then taken to the Funeral Home and then to Government House.

At Government House, staff and their families lined the entrance of Government House to welcome Lady Hannah for the last time and pay their respects. Among them was acting Consul General Jimmy Ovia, who accompanied the Governor General and the Late Lady Hannah from Brisbane.

On Tuesday 11th December, the body of the late Lady Hannah will be flown to Lae accompanied by the Governor General Grand Chief Sir Bob Dadae and their children.

On Wednesday 12th December, a funeral service will held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lae, at 10am and thereafter the body of the late Lady Hannah Dadae will be laid to rest at the Lae cemetery.  

Press release