By Ononye VC
The Archbishop of Onitsha,most Rev Valerian Okeke recently committed the remains of late Pa Cletus Ikechukwu Ogbunuko alias Papa Ndi fada (father of Priests) to mother earth.
The burial mass took place at Alor,Idemili South LGA,home town of the deceased.
Friends,dozens of priests and sympathisers thronged the church and family compound to bid farewell to the deceased.
Born in the year 1956 in Alor,Pa Ogbunuko was a successful textile trader.
He lived a good christian Life such that he sacrificed two of his sons Augustine and Benjamin for the Catholic priesthood.
Delivering a sermon at the burial mass,the Onitsha Archdiocesan Director of Social Communications,Rev Fr George Adimike paid tribute to late Pa Ogbunuko for his commitment to his family which enabled him to raise a responsible family and crowned his efforts with the gift of two priests to the church.
He condoled with wife of the deceased and the entire family and prayed that God will give them the fortitude to bear the loss.
Earlier in his remark,the Archbishop of Onitsha,most Rev Valerian Okeke, expressed joy that the deceased lived and died in the Lord adding that he would always be remembered for his good deeds.
By Ononye VC