Thursday 22 August, 2019

Gitta Dan passes on

Photo via Twitter, Gitta Dan & Vrsion

Photo via Twitter, Gitta Dan & Vrsion

Gospel music icon Denton Peschier, better known as Gitta Dan has passed away.

The artiste passed away some time on Saturday after ailing with an undisclosed illness.

News of his passing quickly spread across social media, with many paying tribute and offering condolences to his family.

A Facebook post from his wife, Amma Pilgrim, shared along with a photo of them read: “This photo was taken on 12/3/17. He didn't want anyone to know he was unwell. A true soldier... rest in peace my love...heaven is rejoicing...no more pain! 31/05/79-07/10/17."

Gospel artiste Positive offered well wishes to Peschier’s family and prayed for strength during this difficult time.

Social media users have remembered the artiste as a blessing and an inspiration to the country’s youth.

A subsequent post from Pilgrim thanked well-wishers for their outpouring of love. She promised to share details of the locations and times of the funeral and wake later today.

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