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State officials, families, friends farewell Vocea

By SITERI SAUVAKACOLO
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Update: 2:30PM THE funeral service for Fiji's Ambassador to the European Union and the Kingdom of Belgium Peceli Vocea was held at the Centenary Church in Suva this morning.

Families, friends and State representatives crowded the church to pay their last respect to the late Mr Vocea.

In a statement, the government said Mr Vocea was serving his second term in office as Fiji's representative to the EU and Belgium, an appointment he held since 2009.

He also served as a director on the boards of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority and Fiji Islands Trade and Investment Board.

Eulogies were delivered by his eldest son Savenaca Vocea, his eldest sister Vasiti Uluiviti, a representative from the government and the QVS Old Boys Association.

He was laid to rest at the Lovonilase Cemetery.

Mr Vocea is survived by his wife and five children.





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