By Gideon Tumwijukye
Hundreds of people yesterday 29th Dec 2019 gathered at Greater Bushenyi Archdeaconry for the send off ceremony of Can. George Bitsigaire.
Canon Bitsigaire breathed his last on 28th Dec 2019 at Mbarara referral hospital at the age of 83.He has been battling with stroke for five months.
He was described as a loving parent, guardian, sportsman, leader and a person who was participating in communal work.
Can. Bitsigaire was a retired head teacher and taught in primary schools of Bushenyi and Ntungamo. He retired in 1992.
He was the chairman of chairmen of schools in western Uganda from 1969 to 1992
Can. Bitsigaire was the sports master for western Uganda and has been working as lay Canon in Greater Bushenyi archdeaconry till his death.
In addition to that he was the chairman LCII Mazinga ward from 1986 to 2018.
He survived by 8 children, 34 grand children and 3 great grand children.
His children described him as a person who has been praying for unity and reconciliation.
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