The MDDA is sad to announce the passing away of Rev. Dalindyebo A.B Mtimde at his home in Mvenyane village in the Eastern Cape.
Rev. Dalindyebo Mtimde is the father of Mr. Lumko Mtimde the CEO of the MDDA. Rev. Mtimde was 76 years old when he met his untimely death on the 18th of May 2011 after a short illness. He will be laid to rest at his home on Saturday the 04th June 2011 at 09h00 sharp in Mvenyane, near Cedarville, Matatiele, Alfred Nzo District, Eastern Cape.
Lumko Mtimde says "My farther was my stalwart, my pillar of strength, and he was a man loved and respected by many people in the community of Mvenyane and the surrounding villages, as a family we will miss him and we know that he is resting in peace".
Rev. Dalindyebo Mtimde was a selfless citizen, who served the nation as an HR manager, a teacher, a principal and a priest. He served in many community projects, a leader and (amongst others) a former committee member of Mvenyane Creche, Mvenyane Post Office and a founder member of Tyiweni Clinic (Ntlola).
He served as an Anglican priest under the Diocese of Umzimvubu. At the time of his death, he had retired but as a man of God would still conduct services whenever called by Parish. He leaves behind his wife, 2 of his 4 children and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
The MDDA and it's beneficiaries and stakeholders convey their heartfelt condolences to Lumko Mtimde, Mrs MaMbhele Mtimde and family.