Mama Mary Kerubo Areri

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the demise of Mama Mary Kerubo Areri.

Daughter of the late Astariko Omariba and late Susan Bisagwa. Step daughter of Teresia and Hepsibah. Daughter-in-law of late Patrice Areri and Teresia Mongi’na. Mother of Josephine,Ongeri,Vivian(Uhuru high), Polycarp (Kisii County) and Osiemo. Mother in law of Philip Mainya (Electrician), Gideon Oyagi(DCC – Nyandarua Central), Mary, Lillian, the late Lydia and Florence. Korera of the late Mainya, the late Kasmiri, the late Oyagi, Nyakundi and Ondieki. Sister of Dinah, Milka, Agnes, Esther, Teresa, Peris, Sarah, Tabitha, Jomo, Kennedy, Elijah, Chanai, Gladys, among others. Sister-in-law of Agnes, Mellen, Mary, the late Concepta, Jane, Rose and Jackline. Grandmother of Jack, Moris, Steve, Reagan, Gloria among others.

The cortege leaves Hema Hospital on 2/11/17 for overnight stay and funeral ceremony to be conducted at her home in Mwamogesa Village, Nyatieko location, Kitutu South on 3/11/2017.

Precious in the sight of the Lord are those who die in Him.(Psalms 116:15)

Bilhah Lugiri

23/7/1954 – 14/10/2017

We announce the sudden death of Bilhah Lugiri, who passed on in Springfield Massachusetts — America on October 14th 2017.

Daughter of Enock Irungu of Lukusi – lleho.Wife of Paul Lugiri. Mother to Faith and Stephen Lugiri. Sister to Kepher Irungu, Jane Bosse, Joyce, Elizabeth, Stella, Peris, Agnes, Gladys, Susan, Mildred Irungu and Caroline. Sister-in-law to the late Bosse, the late Malenje, Silvester Muhati, Benta Nekesa, Fred Majani, Asena Adira, Charles Mukoshi, Robert Odiaga, Kangwana Francis, Elphas Mulamba, Christine Mukoko, Francis Joash, Hellen Munala, and Jairus Munala.

The body leaves Kaimosi Jumuia Mortuary on Thursday, November 2nd 2017 to her Shikoti — Emacherube home in Butsotso  – Kakamega. Burial will take place on Saturday, November 4th 2017.

“Your labour in the Lord is not in vain” (I Corinthians 15:58)

Rev. Fr. Elias Ngafia Wainaina

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we the Archdiocese of Kisumu announce the death of Rev. Fr. Elias Ngafia Wainaina on 18th October 2017 at Avenue Hospital Kisumu after a long illness.

Son of the late Peter Wainaina and the late Peres Mwihaki of Nyando District, Homa lime sub location Muhoroni Division. Brother of James Ngugi, Joseph Kimani, the late James Chege, Lucia Wanjiku, Monica Njeri and Mary Muthoni.

The cortege will leave St. Monica Hospital Mortuary on Wednesday 1st November 2017 at 3pm for vigil and overnight stay mass at St.Theresa’s Cathedral Kibuye. The burial is scheduled on Thursday 2nd November 2017, starting 10.00am at Theresa’s Cathedral presided over by most Rev. Zacchaeous Okoth and thereafter burial at the Cathedral Cemetery.

May the perpetual light shine on you Father May you Rest in eternal peace.

Margaret Nyokabi Mbuti

It is with deep sorrow we announce the death of Margaret Nyokabi Mbuti of Kinoo Village, Kiambu County which occurred on 28th October 2017.

Daughter of the late Mbuti Kibue and Loire Gathoni Mbuti. Sister to Peris Wairigu Thaiya, Eunice Nungari King’atua, Walter Njogu Mbuti, the late Esther Nyagaki, the late Gladwell Njau, the late Charles Mwaura Mbuti, the late Peter Kibue Mbuti and the late Peter Mureithi Mbuti.

Mother of Jane Njeri Thuo and Peter Mbuti. Loving grandmother of Nyokabi Thuo, Wanjiku Muchiri, Muchiku Thuo, Muthama Thuo, Nyokabi Mbuti, Mwaura Mbuti, Wanjiku Mbuti.

The cortege leaves PCEA Thogoto Funeral Home on Thursday, 2nd November 2017 at 9:30am for a funeral service to be held at ACK St. Marks Church, Kinoo at 11:00am, followed by burial thereafter at her Gaitumbi Farm, Kinoo.

In God’s hands she rests in our hearts she lives forever.  

Mrs. MaryAnne Muthoni Kibathi (Mama Getty)

 1947 – 2017

It is with God’s will, we accept the promotion to glory of our beloved Mother, Mrs. MaryAnn Muthoni Kibathi, wife to H. Kibathi Thuo (Daddy Cool) and Co-wife to the late Mwanaisha Kibathi on 26th October 2017 while undergoing treatment at Vineyard Hospital Thika.

She was the loving daughter of the late Lazarus Kimani and the late Phyllis Kimani. Mother to Chris Thuo, Leonard Kimani, Purity Wanjiru, Immaculate Wangeci, Gertrude Getty and Owen Macharia. She was the Steps-Mother to Sophie Wanjiru, Zaituni Kola, Salima Waruiru and Salama Njeri. She was Sister to Jane, Waitueka, Beth, Njeri, Kariuki, late Catherine and the late Chege. Sister-in-law to George, Wathifora, late Gitangu, Lucy Mwangi, late Chief Thuo, Beatrice, Esther, Nancy, Chege and Martha. Mother-in-law to Helen, Lucy, Wairimu, Vincent, Alex, Mureithi. She was beloved Aunty to many, friends to many and was cherished by her grand-children Alexander, Patricia, Lauryn, Joy, Alvin, Liam, Hani, Zubeda, Aisha,Alia, Maria.

Relatives and Friends are meeting in Thika. There will be meetings in Nairobi at Sagret Hotel Milimani on Tuesday 31st Oct and Wednesday 1st November starting at 6pm. The cortege will leave Bishop Okoye Funeral Home Thika at 9am for funeral service and burial on Thursday 2nd November 2017 at Makuyu —Kenya Njeru Farm.

Rest in Peace Mum, you will forever remain in our hearts.  

Fridah Kagendo Ireri (Wa Urafiki)

 Sunrise: 1947 Sunset – 17th October 2017

It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will, that we announce the promotion to glory of Mrs. Fridah Kagendo lreri on 17th October 2017, after a long and brave battle with cancer. She hails from Rugaa Village, Magumoni Location, Tharaka Nithi County.

Daughter of the late Ngaruni Kibiro and the late Charity Ciebita. Loving wife of Mr. John Uteri (Urafiki Tailors Chuka town). Co-wife to Bancy Nkinga (Runyenjes). Adorable Mother of Kennedy Kinyua, Robert Mugendi, PolineWanja (Bretta), Dennis Gitonga, Boniface Murithi & Stella Muthoni. Mother in law of Gakii, Karimi, Nkari,Wanja, Jane andMwenda. Step mother of Kaari & Munene, Kariuki, Magi & Ruguru, Murugi & Kirimi. Doting Grandmother of Mukami, Martin, Tony, Mwenda, Cynthia, Mutuma, Ryan, Wayne, Allan, Emmanuel, Ray, Eugene, Alvin, Mark, Cindy, Ken, Baraka, Victor, Brian, Joy, Brenda, Mwenda, Washington, Makena & lmani. Sister to the late Kanyaru, Ciamutegi, Njoka, Ciakuthii, the late Kanini, Jesca, the late Mbaka, David, Njagi, the late Muthayu, Ciangai & the late Mutegi. Daughter in law of the late Willie Ndania & the late Ester Miru. Sister-in-law to Monica, Njiru, Giciku, Njeru, the Late Nyaga, the late Njeri, lgandu, Nagi, Njoki and Kariuki. Cousin ,Auntie & friend to many.

The cortege leaves Kenyatta University Mortuary on 1st November 2017 for funeral service at PCEA Kiamuriuki Church and thereafter burial at her home, Rugaa Village, Magumoni Location, Tharaka Nithi County.

2 Tim 4:7 ” I have fought the •good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith”  

Pauline Msae  Mganga “Mrs Chombo”

3/11/1951 – 24/10/2017

We regret to announce the humble acceptance of God’s will to take Pauline Mganga in Nairobi.

She was the 4th born daughter of the lates Shako Mwalagho and Jardine Malale. Loving sister of the late Claris Wambugha, the late Everline Saru, Doris Zighe and Jones Mndwadu. Sister-in-law of Luciana Mndwadu. Wife of the late Benson Mganga Chombo. Mother of Peter Chombo, Zebedee Mkala (Pathfinder International), Rophus Mwawongo (Qatar National Bank), Kepher Nyange (Caritas Nairobi), Amos Nyange (KANCO), Stephen Shako and Prudence Joy Kambe. Mother-in-law of Celine Chombo, Caroline Mkala and Imelda Mwawongo. Grandmother of Benson Mganga, Christine Mambori Chombo, Jason Muriuki, Christine Mambori Nyange, Andreas Mganga, Asher Mwangala.

Family and friends will meet for the main fundraising meeting on Wednesday 1/11/2017 at Holy Family Basilica Nairobi, Cardinal Otunga Hall starting 5-8pm.The cortege leaves Kenyatta University Mortuary on 3/11/2017 at 7.30 m for burial in Taita Taveta County, Wundanyi Sub-county Shigharo Ward on 4/11/2017 starting at 10.00am.

Esther Ayago Jagemi

We are humbled by God’s will to call our mum to her heavenly home on Saturday, 21st October 2017 after 77 great years with her here on earth. Mama Esther Ayago Jagemi hails from Iduku village, Mbihi sub-location, South Maragoli (Wamuluma) location, Vihiga county.

Beloved wife to the late Abisai Jagemi, a great mum to Selifa Afandi, Mary Agose, Truphena Jagemi, Merisa Jagemi, Rev. Beckie Jagemi of Deliverance Church Umoja, Amos Jagemi, Janet Jagemi and Elisha Jagemi (Moi). Sister to the late Janes Mbalanya. Sister in law to Cherita Mbalanya. Aunty to Sammy Mbalanya. Grandmother to Tom Olumela, Jagemi, Odemo, Peke, Omega, among ohers. Mother-in-law to Alice Galiavo, Furaha and Carol Moi.

Family, friends and neighbours in Nairobi are meeting in the evenings at Tumaini and Kibra estates; while in Iduku village they are meeting at Mama Esther’s home for prayers and funeral arrangements.

There will be a short service at Montezuma Funeral Home on the 02nd November 2017 at 8am, thereafter the cortege leaves for Iduku village in Vihiga County.

Esther will be laid to rest on 04th November 2017 at her home in Iduku village.

In God’s hand’s you rest and in our hearts you remain our mum forever. Rest in peace Mom

Jenifer Atieno Modi

24/12/1960 –  18/10/2017

It is with deep sorrow and acceptance of God’s will that we announce the sudden passing of our dear beloved mother Jenifer Atieno Modi of Nyabenge village North Sakwa Location, Siaya County which occurred on 18th October 2017.

Loving wife of the late Samuel Onyango Ogonji. Daughter of the late Salmon Modi Ongino and the late mama Rebecca Juma Amadi of Wagwe Kobiero, West Karachuonyo. Beloved mother of Jackie Ogonji-Oungo, Billy Ogonji, Sandra Ogonji-Olwal, Sheilla Ogonji-Ndungu, Franklin Ogonji and Carol Ogonji. Sister to Ruth Ocholla, Rosemary Adhiambo Ondego, the Late Tom, Dan Modi and Ben Modi of Nyayo Market Ngara. Mother-in-law of William Oungo, Juliet Ocholla, Jim Olwal, James Ndungii and Lilian Achieng Okada. Grandmother of Lerroy, Dylan, Adele, Darlene,Tariah, Amirah, Gavin, Jenifer and Liam.

Friends and relatives are meeting daily at Siwaka Estate Hse. 131 opposite Strathmore University from 5:30 p.m. for prayers and funeral arrangements. The main fundraising will be held on 31st October 2017 at Tumaini meeting chambers from 5: 30 p.m. The cortege will leave Montezuma Funeral Home, Mbagathi Way, on Thursday 2nd November 2017 at 12:00 noon for a requiem mass at All Saints Cathedral at 2:00 p.m. Burial will take place on Saturday 4th November 2017 in Nyabenge village, Siaya County starting from 10:00 a.m.

 “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on…. ….. ..they will rest from their labour, for their deeds will follow them.” Revelation 14:13

Nehemiah Nyambane Obiero

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we wish to announce the death of our dear father, husband and brother Nehemiah Nyambane Obiero after battling with liver cancer on 29th October 2017 at the Mariakani Cottage Hospital.

Son of the late Heron Obiero and the late Wilkister Mekonge, step-son of the late Peris Bikeri and Julia Bitengo. Loving husband of Lilian Bitengo. Dad of Eric, Deborah, Junior (TUM), Hillary, Clinton and June. Brother of late Samuel, Naftal, Doris Kenyanya (Directorate of Schools Audit), Grace Matoke, Joseph, Abigail, Evans, Joyce, the late Obara, Calvin, late Samson and Musa, Job, Florence, Damaris (KNH), the late Rashid, Moturi, Bikeri, Omare, Obara, Rabera, Sarah, Abel and Ken. Uncle of Lenny Zakayo, Henry Zakayo, Felix Obara, Franklin Obare, Dj Daggie, John Kenyanya (KPLC), Dr. Rabera, Obie, Peter Matoke, Deudora, Delvin, John. Cousin of Ondieki, Abel Mainga,Thomas Marube, Onderi, Mauti. In-law of Solomon, Nelson Kenyanya, Moseti, Sindiga, Migosi, Simon Githua. Son-in-law of Nathan, Caren and Grace. Father-in-law of Veronicah. Grandfather of Simon.

Friends and relatives are meeting at- Garden Square today on 31st October 2017. There will be a main fundraising on Wednesday 1st November, 2017 at Professional Centre from 5.00pm. There will be a funeral service on Thursday the 2nd November 2017 at 8:30 am at Umash Funeral home and thereafter leave for Kisii County at 10:00 am. He will be laid to rest on Friday the 3rd November 2017 at his home Kenyenya, Bosoti.

A loving father, brother, mentor, we keep your spirit alive. In God’s hands you rest.