Fr John Scalabrani passed on this morning after a long battle with cancer.Fr John was a Catholic Priest who was involved in a lot of philanthropy in the area of supporting orphans, educating boys and girls and was also at the stewardship of a small hospital which he founded.
The late was father to Daniela Atim Mayanja wife of Uganda’s self confessed music doctor Jose Chameleone. According to information from people he has worked with and beneficiaries of his education programs, he had schools with an enrollment estimated at 5000 vulnerable students. He was a Director in the Emmaus Foundation and had lived in Uganda for over 40 years, bearing all the times of upheaval.
He was a priest at Mutungo Bbinna Parish in Luzira and also had a construction firm involved in doing projects on semi-charitable terms to help local communities.
Condolence messages are already pouring in for the bereaved family.
“With saddness, i send my condolences to the #Scalabrini family for the loss of #FatherJohnscalabrini the father to Mrs Daniella Atim Mayanja wife to the African Music Legend Jose Chameleone . Father John has been sick for quite some time but battled hard until his last breath. He has been an influential person to many catholics & believers in Uganda.
we are mourning together with both The MAYANJA & SCALABRINI family and we are deeply sorry for their loss. May his soul rest in eternal Peace & may his legacies live on. #AMEN” Wrote Shan Code on Facebook.
“Rest In Peace Father and Friend.
May the Almighty God have mercy on you as he strengthens us all. We shall always remember and pray for you.
Thank you so much for love and care you shared with all of us. You gave all your life to us
Rest In Peace Father Giovanni Scalabrini
LEONE ISLAND MUSIC EMPIRE” Jose Chameleone posted.
He was a Details about burial arrangements are still scanty but we will keep you posted as soon as we get more information. May his Soul Rest In Peace!