Papa Dan’s funeral set for Friday

Tuesday May 15, 2018 Written by Published in Local

The family of Cook Islands legend and sporting icon Teanuanua Teariki Kamana, OBE, have released the memorial and funeral arrangements for “Papa Dan” who passed away on Saturday morning at the age of 93.

There will be a short prayer service at 10am tomorrow at the Rarotonga Hospital morgue before Papa Dan is taken to his house in Tupapa.

At 10:30am there will be a gathering at Osana meeting house, where Papa Dan will then be carried to his house by members of the aronga mana, the local sporting community, and Tupapa-Mararenga.

On Thursday at 6:00pm, there will be a family service held at Papa Dan’s house in Nukutaaratea, Tupapa.

The funeral service will then begin on Friday at 11:00am. The family is welcoming people to pay their respects any time before 11:00 on Friday morning.

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