Sadness: Same day burial for Menzi Ngubane and Dad
Same day burial for Menzi Ngubane and Dad
Legendary actor Menzi Ngubane and his father Ndodeni are going to be laid to rest on an equivalent day.
The news of the combined funeral arrangements was shared by the family through a press release.
“The family will have a combined funeral to celebrate both the lives of Menzi Ngubane and his father baba Ndodeni Ngubane,” the statement read.
The funeral service of the late actor and his dad is going to be persisted Saturday, 20 March at the Ladysmith Indoor Sports Centre, Ladysmith, Mnambithi.
It has been a tragic week for the Ngubane family because even as they were coming to terms with the passing of their beloved son, their father also passed on.
Speaking to Daily Sun, Menzi’s brother Bonginkosi Ngubane said the double loss had left them shattered.
“The passing of our dad has left us very shattered and heartbroken because it was the last item we were expecting since we’ve been busy planning and finalizing the funeral of our brother Menzi, who is about to be buried on Saturday,” he said.
“Dad gave up the ghost reception thanks to adulthood complications and pain and he was very heartbroken by the passing of his son Menzi.”
According to the family, at the time of his passing, Menzi, who was best known for his role as Sibusiso Dlomo on Generations, was working with the producers of an upcoming South African/Thai movie Red Cargo, acting alongside international stars Simon Kook and Peter Pham from Vietnam.
They also said he had started a mentorship program called Boy Mentorship with Menzi, where he mentored young boys on becoming respectable members of society.