3 Mar 2017

Memorial today for American Samoa's Faleomavaega

7:14 am on 3 March 2017

A memorial service for former US congressman Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin is being held today in American Samoa.

It will be at the Lee Auditorium.

Faauaa Kataferu , the head matai of Faleomavaega's family , said the memorial service is an opportunity for relatives, friends and associates of the former congressman who are unable to attend his funeral services in Utah, to celebrate his life and farewell him.

American Samoa congressman, Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin

American Samoa congressman, Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin Photo: AFP

The acting Governor Lemanu Peleti Mauga will be one of the speakers at the service,

The family matai also confirmed funeral services for Faleomavaega, who died last Wednesday, will be held next Friday and Saturday in Provo, Utah.

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