PM pays tribute to late Lady Hannah

The Lutheran church and the country has lost a devoted Christian in the late Lady Hannah Dadae.

Prime Minister Peter O’Neill said this during a tribute at her funeral yesterday.

The Prime Minister, along with ministers, governors, Government House and Parliament staff, joined the families of Governor General Grand Chief Sir Bob Dadae and the late Lady Hannah to say farewell.

The casket of the late Lady Hannah entered the Marimari Lutheran Church grounds in Port Moresby escorted by state officials.

A traditional mass ceremony was held for her, who was said to be a humanitarian.

Prime Minister O’Neill paid tribute during the mass as well as Late Hannah’s only daughter.

The late Lady was born on 10th September in 1965 at Saga in Biawaria of Garaina, Bulolo District, Morobe Province.

During her life she was a devoted teacher and Christian who committed her time to support her husband, family and church.

Whilst being involved in many community programs, she dreamed of establishing a large charity organisation to continue the Ministry of serving the people.

The Late Lady Hannah was diagnosed with liver cancer and after three months of treatment, she passed away on Tuesday 4th December, 2018, in Brisbane, Australia.

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

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

Cedric Patjole