Reverends Wale, Mother of Paul Adefarasin dies aged 98
Hilda Joanne Adefarasin, the mother of Pastor Wale Adefarasin, General Overseer of Guiding Light Assembly, and Pastor Paul Adefarasin, Prelate and Metropolitan Senior Pastor of House on the Rock, passed away. It happened on Sunday.
The news was verified yesterday by Wale, the senior pastor, in a social media post.
“Mummy!” he wrote. We commemorate our mother’s 98th birthday and her ascension to glory with a combination of grief and gladness. She had a long and happy life. We, her siblings, honor her life, her accomplishments, and all she stood for in our lives and the lives of the many others she impacted.
Paul lamented the loss of his mother on his official Facebook page, stating she died peacefully at the age of 98.
“We give thanks to the Almighty God for giving our mother, Mrs. Hilda Joanne Adefarasin (née Petgrave), life. She entered eternal life quietly in her home on Sunday night. Mrs. Hilda Joanne Adefarasin had an outstanding life of service, caring for her husband, raising her children, and influencing generations and communities. As we give thanks for her life of service, we are reminded of her unshakeable devotion to our Lord Jesus Christ.
“We really appreciate your prayers, but please give us some space to mourn in private during the first several days. We’ll shortly announce the location for condolence visits, the time for obsequies, and the visiting hours.
Children, grandkids, and great-grandchildren still live with the nonagenarian.
A few weeks after Pastor Paul celebrated his 60th birthday, Mrs. Adefarasin passed away.
Justice Joseph Adetunji Adefarasin, a former chief judge of Lagos State, had predeceased Adefarasin in 1989.