MASVINGO-Zone 2B Lions Club members thronged Lawn Cemetery in Masvingo to give a befitting send-off to Shingirirai Charamba, the late wife to prominent lawyer Lion Dereck Charamba.
Nepheos Temba, Lions Club Zone 2B chairperson, who is the governor for Masvingo, Zvishavane and Gweru, told The Midweek Watch that they were saddened by the loss.
“We were shaken by the untimely loss of Mai Charamba, no one was expecting it and as a club, we have made it a point that every Lion club member who is in Masvingo and its surroundings, is present to stand with our own in this difficult time”, said Temba.
“As a club we are going to adopt the family as a signature project so that we continuously help the family financially and give them moral support in this difficult time until such a time that they are stable and can be able to stand on their own”.
Dereck Charamba is the Masvingo Assistant District chairperson legal and constitutional affairs in the club.
Enia Chikohora the Roman St Peters and Paul parish secretary told this publication that the church has lost a faithful, loving and dedicated parishioner and they are were shocked by the development.
Constance Mudzikisi, the St Anne guild chairperson where the diseased was affiliated, said that they have lost a strong, loving and dedicated member who was very determined in doing the Lord’s work.
“We have lost a fighter, a strong woman, loving and a dedicated member of the church and as a church and the St Anne guild, we are very saddened with the development and hope the family that has been left behind will be comforted in this difficult time”.
The deceased, who was a teacher at Victoria High School died on Monday at 24 Hour Medical Centre in Zimre Park, Masvingo after succumbing to breast cancer that she was diagnosed of in 2010.
She was 45 and is survived by her husband and three children.