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Well-known pastor dies of illness

A well-known pastor of the Onderberg, Alfloce Mhlongo died at the age of 71 in Shongwe Hospital on January 23.

KOMATIPOORT – A well-known pastor of the Onderberg, Alfloce Mhlongo died at the age of 71 in Shongwe Hospital on January 23. His health had been deteriorating since early last year and after a short period of being confined to bed, he died on Thursday night. Despite his difficult circumstances and without transport, he continued his ministry until his recent hospitalisation. He was well known in Komatipoort and often ministered at the SAPS, Securicon Lowveld, on several farms in the area and over the past two years in KamHlushwa.

A memorial service was held on Thursday at 14:00 from the Holiness Union Church in KaMhlushwa, while the funeral took place on Saturday. Several pastors, family members and friends paid tribute to the man he was and the wonderful work he had done faithfully and in difficult circumstances. He had a heart for the poor and always found a way to assist and help them.

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