Salome left a legacy

Last week Thursday health staff from Marapong Clinic and Community Health Centre assembled at SAVF Centre for the Aged to reminisce about the times they spent with their late colleague Kedibone Salome Moatshe.

Salome died last week on Tuesday, 23 July, after an illness. Her colleagues as well as family described her fighting spirit during her final days as amazing.

Speaker after speaker spoke well of how she would always show a positive attitude despite the problems she was going through.

Marapong Community Health Centre Manager, Sister Annamarie Ferreira, said that they will remember Salome, who worked as a Lay Counsellor for HIV Counselling & Testing at Marapong Clinic since 2004. She was a diligent person who was always on her post executing her duties and unconditionally available for her patients.

“Salome was always willing to assist colleagues and that was accompanied by her friendly smile.

“Apart from the challenges she supported her family, especially her two daughters and before her death she was going through a difficult time following the loss of her mother, who always was her support,” said Ferreira.

Ferreira further told Salome’s daughters that they gave her a reason to live and made her life worthwhile.

In concluding her eulogy on Salome, Sr. Ferreira’s words of encouragement to the daughters were around the fact that their mother left a legacy behind and that the strengths and character that she deposited into them will assist them to continue life in memory of her.

Last week Thursday health staff from Marapong Clinic and Community Health Centre assembled at SAVF Centre for the Aged to reminisce about the times they spent with their late colleague Kedibone Salome Moatshe.
 Salome died last week on Tuesday, 23 July, after an illness. Her colleagues as well as family described her fighting spirit during her final days as amazing.
 Speaker after speaker spoke well of how she would always show a positive attitude despite the problems she was going through.
 Marapong Community Health Centre Manager, Sister Annamarie Ferreira, said that they will remember Salome, who worked as a Lay Counsellor for HIV Counselling & Testing at Marapong Clinic since 2004. She was a diligent person who was always on her post executing her duties and unconditionally available for her patients.
 “Salome was always willing to assist colleagues and that was accompanied by her friendly smile.
 “Apart from the challenges she supported her family, especially her two daughters and before her death she was going through a difficult time following the loss of her mother, who always was her support,” said Ferreira.
 Ferreira further told Salome’s daughters that they gave her a reason to live and made her life worthwhile.
 In concluding her eulogy on Salome, Sr. Ferreira’s words of encouragement to the daughters were around the fact that their mother left a legacy behind and that the strengths and character that she deposited into them will assist them to continue life in memory of her.

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