27 Sep 2004

Funeral plans for American Samoa Senate president

1:30 pm on 27 September 2004

The state funeral of Senate President Lutu Tenari Fuimaono has been scheduled for Tuesday morning, local time, at the Fono guest house.

Senate Secretary Leoo Va'a Mao says the acting Senate President, Senator Tuaolo Fruean will preside at the service and the President of the Methodist church in Fagatogo will lead the prayers.

Governor Togiola Tulafono is scheduled to present a eulogy.

After the state service, the funeral procession will move to Lutu's home in Fagatogo village where he will lay overnight for wake services.

His final service will take place at the Fagatogo Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa the next day, followed by his burial.