Hundreds of Mourners today converged at Mary Queen of Mothers Nyakishenyi Catholic Parish for the funeral mass for Hellen Mutende Biryatwiita, a veteran teacher and wife to Bonny Biryatwiita, the former chairperson Lc3 for Nyakishenyi Subcounty
The late Mutende who was born in December 1944 to Kabananukye Patareo and Nyante Magdalena of Kamwezi in the Current Rukiga district passed on this week.
Mourners described her as a trusted Counselor, especially on family-related issues.
The late Mutende who passed on at the age of 78 due to asthma complications served as a teacher at Maziba Primary school and Nyakishenyi Primary school where she dutifully taught for 42 years before retiring 18 years ago
She was married to Bonny Biryatwiita for 57 years from 1965 and they had 7 children of which 6 are surviving.
Biryatwiita served as the Nyakishenyi sub county Lc3 chairman for 30 years.
Mourners at her sendoff included Hon. Jackline Kyatuheire who represented NRM Secretariat, and the Rubabo Area MP Namanya Naboth.