The cruel death has shortened the life of head teacher of St. Thereza girls school, Namilyango, Sr. Hilda Tibarindeka.
Tibarindeka, 65, died on Tuesday night after undergoing an unsuccessful operation at Nsambya Hospital. Parents, friends and relatives thronged the hospital after hearing the sad news.
According the deputy head teacher, Richard Tibadhubye, the deceased booked for an operation last year after her physician advised her to get an emergency surgery.
“She booked that particular date and she was driven by her drive up to the hospital, where she was admitted and later operated upon. But she lost the battle in the process May God Rest her In Peace,” he said.
Born in Rubanda Parish, Kabale district, Sr. Hilda Tibarindeka celebrated Silver Jubilee in the sisterhood under the Little Sisters of St. Francis Congregation. She previously worked in Mubende, Kigulu Girls School, Iganga, St. Peters’ Primary School, Nsambya
She has been the head teacher of the school since 2011 to date. She replaced Sr. Rosalia Babirye. Namilyango Girls’ School was started in 1949 by the Catholic Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa. Currently, the school managed by the Little Sisters of St. Francis.