Family Discloses The Disease Which Killed Mary Twala

As the world continues to mourn the untimely death of the legendary actress, Mary Twala, nothing much has been said about her last moments in her sickbed at Netcare Park Lane Hospital in Johannesburg. 

However, Mary Twala’s devastated granddaughter and family spokesperson, Phumzile Twala, took enough time to disclose her grandmother’s last moments.
Family Discloses The Disease Which Killed Mary Twala

Mary, who was the mother of Mzansi’s most decorated onscreen character, Somizi Mhlongo, passed away on Saturday at the age of 80. During a brief interview with a local publication, Tshisa Live, Phumzile revealed that the actress had been in and out of the hospital for several months and eventually succumbed to diabetes.

As she recalled the devastating ordeal, she said Somizi and her sibling were headed to the medical clinic to visit Mary and bring her things when they got a call from the specialists advising them to hurry in light of the fact that the star’s well being was quickly deteriorating and unfortunately they arrived a little too late.

The heartbroken family said that they had high hopes the legendary actress would recover since she seemed to be in high spirits during her last moments.

“You know that she is old but she was so strong. She had pulled through so many times before that we thought she might be strong enough again.

“I was taking care of her. A day before her passing she was her old self. Doctors said she was up and jolly just 30 minutes before her passing. The doctor told her Somizi was on the way and she was so happy. All of a sudden she slipped away.” she said.

She added that Somizi and family are struggling to come to terms with Mary’s death which came as swiftly as a thief in the night.

‘They are shattered. We, as a family are still in the grieving stage and everyone has their moments where they break down.”

Whilst it is unconfirmed that the memorial service of the award-winning actress will take place this week, the details are yet to be released.


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