Lady Margaret passes


LADY Margaret Lepping, the wife of the late former Governor General Sir George Lepping passed away on Tuesday night in Honiara.

Late Lady Margaret, who hails from Langalanga in Malaita Province, passed away at her family estate at Rove, West Honiara following a long illness.

Lady Margaret’s late husband, Sir George was the second Governor-General of Solomon Islands between July 7, 1988 and July 7, 1994 where he was awarded the Grand Cross of St Michael and St George, Knight of the Order of St John, and was a Member of the British Empire.

Sir George passed away on December 24, 2014.

Late Lady Margaret is survived by two sons, four daughters and a number of grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at the Holy Cross Cathedral this week and details of it are yet to be confirmed.

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