Massive crowd of mourners say goodbye to Nata Forte

Over 1500 people paid their respects to local loved identity Nata Forte at her funeral service at St Charles Borromeo Church Ryde last Wednesday.

Requiem Mass was conducted by Fathers Daniel McCaughan and Paul Monkerud with music by Georgia Burley and Wendy Sorial.

Pall bearers were Frank, Joey, Cristiano, Ralph, Joe, Michael, Xavier and Gabri with placing of the symbols by Tommaso and Lucia, Isabella, Jessica, Mary and Rita with the eulogy presented by Frank, Nina, Isabella and Jessica.

First reading was by Vicki with prayers offered by Stephanie, Rita, Michael, Katerina, Trish and Teresa and procession of offerings by Maria, Angela and Stefanie.

Music included Eccomi entrance, The Lord is My Shepherd, Nearer My God to Thee, Ave Maria, Jesus My Lord God of All with recessional hymn Really Me sung by Nata.