Fesola’I Va’aiga Tuigamala (1969-2022)
Va’aiga, who held the paramount chiefly titles of Tuigamala and Fesola’i, bestowed on him by his aiga (extended family) and villages in Samoa, his country of birth, is survived by his beloved wife Daphne, sons Jordan, Savaise (Bubba), Vaisilika, his darling daughter Salote and cherished grandchildren. Daphne and children, Va’aiga’s mother Fesola’i Fa’atauala Pulelua Lealuga, siblings and extended family, wish to express their sincere and heartfelt appreciation for the huge outpouring of love and kindness from so many over the last week in many beautiful ways, they have been comforted and uplifted and are most grateful. Inga the winger”, as he was affectionately nicknamed, whose life was committed to his Christian faith and his family and in service to his community, will be remembered, honoured and celebrated.
Watch Va'aiga's funeral service below from 10am on Saturday March 12.