Ex-Senate President Joseph Wayas’ wife dies 12 days after him

Mary Wayas, widow of the former Senate President Joseph Wayas, has passed on, her son Joseph Wayas Jnr confirmed to the news media.

She died in a London hospital on December 12, 2021, after a brief illness.

Her husband had also died in the United Kingdom on November 30, 2021.

Wayas Jnr said his mother was a trained secretary who worked in several prestigious firms in Russell Square, London; while supporting her husband, who was at the time an overseas student in the UK.

She is survived by five children, grandchildren and a great-grandchild.