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Late Anglican cleric, Venerable Onwubuariri, for burial July 28

Late Anglican cleric, Venerable Onwubuariri, for burial July 28

The remains of Ven­erable Ephraim On­wubuariri, former Chairman of Imo State (Christian and Muslim) Pilgrims Welfare Board from 1996 to 1998, will be buried on Friday, July 28, 2017, in Ogada, Atta, Ike­duru Local Government Area of Imo State.

The funeral service and interment will take place at St Thomas Anglican Church, Ogada, Atta in the Diocese of Ikeduru by 11.00 am.

Other events slated to mark the Home Call of the former Clerical Synod Secretary in the Diocese of Owerri and Diocesan Youth Coordinator include a Service of Songs by the Ikeduru Clergy Associa­tion on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, by 4.00 p.m.

There will also be anoth­er Service of Songs in his honour by the Church on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in his residence in Ogada, Atta by4.00 p.m.

Ven Onwubuariri, who meritoriously retired from active service in the Dio­cese of Owerri (Anglican Communion), died in his sleep in his country home, Ogada, Atta on Sunday, June 18, 2017, at the age of 76.

He served as a Priest in the Diocese of Owerri be­ginning from December 19, 1976, when he was or­dained Deacon at Christ Church, Owerri by the Rt Rev Dr Benjamin Nwankiti of blessed memory, to Feb­ruary 28, 2007 when he re­tired from active service in the Lord’s Vineyard during the Episcopacy of Rt Rev Cyril Okorocha, PhD.

 

 

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