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Xolani Gwala memorial and funeral details confirmed

Xolani Gwala

Veteran radio personality, Xolani Gwala’s memorial and funeral details are out and confirmed. The 44 years old died after battling with colon cancer. It’s revealed in a statement that there will be two memorial services held in Xolani’s honour.

The first will take place on Wednesday 6 November at Our Lady of Lourdes Rivonia Catholic Church, while the second, hosted by 702, will happen on Thursday, 7 November. Xolani will be buried in his hometown of Impendle in KZN on Saturday, 9 November.

Xolani Gwala

“A kind request from the family is for no flowers to be sent to the family home, Xolani’s heartfelt request was that instead of flowers, he would appreciate donations to the Teddy Bear Foundation to be made in his name,” the statement reads.

Xolani Gwala

Complete details below:

Monday 4 November – Prayer service

Time: 18:00 – 20:00

Place: St Michael’s Anglican Church

Address: 73 Mount Street Cnr Bryanston Drive, Bryanston

Wednesday 6 November – Memorial Service

Time: 10:00 – 13:00

Place: Our Lady of Lourdes Rivonia Catholic Church

Address: Rivonia Rd & North Rd, Rivonia, Sandton 2128

Thursday 7 November – 702 Memorial Service

Time: 10:00 – 13:00

Place: TBC

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Source: Fakaza