Fanel Nena of Utwe, Kosrae, passed away on the afternoon of 23 August 2008 in Nett, Pohnpei. The funeral was held the next day with burial at 3:20 the next afternoon at his wife Karitas Panuelo's family home.
Hair being singed off of a pig
Family and friends of Fanel Nena gathered at his wife's family home in Dolihner.
Deacon Eden Skilling and Nanmadeu.
Peter Christian and Estanis Sultan
Herman Semes and Peter Christian
A fairly new addition to funerals, possibly local to Nett or this particular funeral.
Madison Nena, brother of Fanel, with Eden Skilling
Juanita Panuelo Rilometo
A discussion of how to meld the service traditions of Fanel's baptized Kosraen faith and the wife's Catholic faith.
Kosraen funeral service.
Augustine Damarlane. Graveside.