Fiji Time: 7:45 AM on Wednesday 29 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

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.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61720.5982
JPY 58.881855.8818
GBP 0.30370.2957
EUR 0.42650.4145
NZD 0.72210.6891
AUD 0.65400.6290
USD 0.47530.4583

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 28th July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Dad dies, kids worry
  2. Distraught mum recalls promise
  3. Police investigate trio's death
  4. Ministry suspends teacher over alleged assault
  5. Poor continue to suffer
  6. Truck takes a dip
  7. Scholarship assistance
  8. Call to recognise, grow town into a city
  9. Attempts to salvage stranded vessel unsuccessful
  10. FSC to re-look at OHS

Top Stories this Week

  1. Beaten up Wednesday (22 Jul)
  2. Not guilty of rape Wednesday (22 Jul)
  3. Nightmare Thursday (23 Jul)
  4. Deaths haunt 15-year-old Monday (27 Jul)
  5. Nakasi rape suspect in court Sunday (26 Jul)
  6. Three dead Sunday (26 Jul)
  7. Dad dies, kids worry Tuesday (28 Jul)
  8. Tough battle Wednesday (22 Jul)
  9. Distraught mum recalls promise Tuesday (28 Jul)
  10. Where's the money Friday (24 Jul)