Funeral Ceremony Of The Late Pita Annah Tshawane
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The late Mrs Pita Annah Tshawane was born on the 13th September 1948 in Coville Village Hershel in the Eastern Cape. She was the fifth and last-born child of the late Mr Motheo Joseph and late Mrs. Mboitse Makalebelo Makhapha. She started her primary education at St Marry’s Primary School, proceeded with her secondary education at Mehlomakhulu Secondary School in the Eastern Cape where she completed her Matric (Form five) in 1967. She obtained her teachers certificate from Bensonville College in 1969. She registered her nursing studies with Lovedale College in 1972 in Alice Eastern Cape where she met her husband: Rev Dr Joseph Nwamilorho Tshawane while he was doing his theological studies at Federal Theological Seminar. Proceeded to complete her nursing training at Elim Hospital in Limpopo in 1975. She completed her Midwifery studies at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in 1977-1978.
The late Mrs Pita Annah Tshawane started her employment as a teacher at Bensonville in 1970 - 1971 at Eastern Cape Department of Basic Education. She started with her nursing career at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in 1977. She worked also at Soweto Community Health Centres/Koos Burgers Clinic, Chiawelo Clinic, Diepkloof Clinic, Orlando Clinic and Mandela Sisulu Clinic until her retirement in 2008. She was also trained and worked as HIV/AIDS counsellor until her untimely death.
Mrs Pita Annah Tshawane was fully devoted in serving the Lord an active member of Evangelical Presbyterian Church of South Africa (EPCSA)- Diepkloof Parish. She participated in various leadership role at EPCSA, being a chairperson of Rand Presbytery for six years, national treasury for women’s guild for six years.
The late Mrs Pita Annah played a critical role in supporting her husband Rev Dr Joseph Tshawane from the inception of his ministry and leading in the following parishes of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Southern Africa (EPCSA): • 1977- 1980 – Chiawelo • 1981-1983 joined the husband in Richmond Virginia, USA • 1984-1986 - Chiawelo • 1986 - Alexandra on Youth Ministry • 1990 – Diepkloof • Garankuwa • Tembisa • Vosloorus On the 14th December 1974, she married Rev Dr Joseph Nwamiloro Tshawane, blessed with a son (Amukelani) and a daughter (Foleni). Mrs Pita Annah Tshawane was predeceased by her daughter Foleni. On the 21 December 2021 she was unexpectedly admitted at Milpark hospital, she passed away early hours on Christmas day, the 25th December 2021. She is survived by her husband: Rev Dr Joseph Nwamilorho Tshawane, a son: Amukelani and three grandchildren: Mativula, Ditebogo and Kamogelo. !!!ROBALA KA KHOTSO MONARENG , PHOFOOLO YA MANTILA - KONYANE!!
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