Gabriel G.W. Githendu

It is with great sorrow that we announce the demise of Gabriel Wambugu Githendu.

He was the son of the late Githendu Muthua and late Mariamu Nyaguthii Githendu. Beloved husband of Esther Nyawira Githendu. Loving father to Caroline and George Njoroge, Daniel, Lucy and Patrick Kiai, Hellen, Joshua and Rahab. Grandfather to Phillip, Gabriel and Francis Njoroge; Maria, Christopher and Ian Kiai, and Liora Nyawira. Brother of Mrs Helen Maranga, the late Joseph Wang’ombe, the late Raphael Karimi, John Munene, Peter Wamiti, Elizabeth Mukami, the late Eustace Ndegwa, the late Mrs. Grace Gichuhi, the late Mrs. Hannah Wanjiru, the late Mrs. Mary Mukami, the late Steven Ncleritu Githendu, Francis Wahome, Prof. Ruth Gathigia and the late Festus Wanjohi.

Family and friends are meeting daily at his home in Kangawa, Ngong, for prayers and funeral arrangements from 4.00 p.m.

There will be a requiem Mass on Monday, 3rd December 2018 at Mary, Mother of God, Em Bul Bul at 5.00pm.

The cortege leaves Montezuma Funeral Home on Tuesday, 4th December 2018 at 8.30am. for the funeral Mass at Mary, Mother of God Catholic Church, Em Bul Bul at 10.30am followed by burial at the family home in Kangawa, Ngong.

Gladwell Wanjiru Waitugi

We regret to announce the death of Gladwell Wanjiru Waitugi of Buruburu Phase II on 27th November 2018.

Daughter of the late George Gachihi and Damaris Nyambura of Lari. Sister of the late Mary Njeri Waweru, the late Hannah Mumbi Kamau, Elizabeth Mweru Gakobo, the late Stephen Njenga, Naomi Muthoni Kariuki, the late Joyce Njoki Mbugua and Geoffrey Njoge. Wife of the late David Waitugi Chege. Sister-in-law of the late Beth Kuria, late Lillian Chege, the late Philomena Kararaja, Hannah Nambale and the late John Ngige. Mother of Damaris and Paul Irungu, Anne and James Muhoro, Joseph and Dinah Chege, Peter and Gorreti Gachihi, James Njenga and Stephen and Zipporah Gathuba. Grandmother of Lola, Tito, Vida, Yvonne, Alvin, Sharon, Zena, Lorna, the late Lewis; Elvis, Adrianne, William, Dennis, Jessy and Jeremy. Great grandmother of many.

Friends and relatives are meeting for funeral arrangements at St. James ACK (Church Hall) Buruburu II from 6:00pm daily.

The cortege leaves Montezuma Funeral Home at 8:30am on the 4th December 2018. Funeral service will be held at P.C.E.A. Buruburu I Church from 11 :30am thereafter burial at Kibiko (behind Hill Side Homes) Ngong Kajiado County.

“Be thankful in all Circumstances…, for its Gods’ will. 1st Thessalonians 5: 18”

Misheck Murithi M’Raria (M’Mwirichia)

Sunrise: 01/05/1934 – Sunset: 26/11/2018

It is with a humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to Glory of our Dad Misheck Murithi M’Raria (M’Mwirichia) after a short illness.

Son of the late M’Raria M’Tuemeri and the late Karimi M’Raria. Husband of Mary Ncheru Misheck. Father of Jane Kathure Kibiti, Joyce Gatwiri Kimathi, Eric Mworia Mwirichia (Kenya Police. P.E.U) Peter Kiogora Mwichiria (Grain Bulk Mombasa) Franklin Gitonga Mwirichia (Tosh) and Julius Muthuri Mwirichia. Father-in-law of James Kibiti Marete, Erastus Kimathi Geoffrey, Fridah Kagwiria Mworia, Terry Nkirote Kiogora, Florence Nkirote Gitonga and Fridah Kageni Muthuri. Brother of the the late Japhet Mugambi, the late Jediel Marete, the late Manene Murungi, Harriet Wanja, the late Alice Igoki and the late Gilbert Meme. Brother-in-law of Geoffrey, Julius, Mbaabu, Charity, Kaburu, Zipporah, Eva Mukami, Alice, the late Joseph, Nduuru, Rose Gatabi, Muriuki, Kinyua, the late Kirimi,VVanja, the late Kirema, Mwiti, the late Tom and Gitonga. He is survived by 17 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Uncle and cousin of many.

Family friends and relatives are meeting daily at his home in Kiegene village, PCEA St Andrews church Nyerere road, MCK Ruaraka church Thika Road, Asian Quarters Makupa and MCK Wesley Methodist church Mombasa.

The cortege leaves St. Theresa’s hospital mortuary Kirua on 4th December 2018 for burial and funeral service at his home Kiegene village Giuti Sub-location, Chure Location Abogeta west division Imenti South Sub-county Meru County.

In God’s hands you rest, in our hearts we cherish you forever.

Mwalimu Cornelius (Corry) Malika Angolo

It is with profound shock and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the untimely death of Mwalimu Cornelius (Corry) Malika Angolo of Ebukanga, Mulwanda which occurred on 15th, November 2018.

He was Son of the late Mr. Christopher Angolo and Paustina Angolo and step son of Phylis Angolo. He was a Loving husband of Rev. Alice Ayako Angolo. Father of the Late Tabitha Muhavi, the Late Tom Angolo, Winston Angolo, Joy Angolo (USA) and John Angolo (Middle East). Brother of Emily Alube, Rose Omurunga, Alfred Angolo, Romona Ouko, The Late Roseline Alube, Margaret Akali and Linet Angolo. Brother-in-law Samuel Alube, Vincent Omurunga, Caroline Angolo, The Late Hesbone Ouko, Marshal Alube, Bishop Joshua Akali (Elim Church), Stella Walubengo, George Amunga (former PDE) Nyanza, Florence Khasakhala, the Late Damaris Kezengwa, Ambassador Anne Nyikuli, Catherine Osome, Jairus Amunga, Jeremiah Amunga, Peris Ayako, Lazarus Amunga among others. Father- in-law of Rodgers Muhavi, Sophie Angolo and Evelyne Angolo. Grandfather of Emanuel, Angolo Clinton, Angela, Ken, Chris, Vanessa, Vallerie, Mike, Reagan, Tom, JoyAlice among others.

The cortege leaves Coptic Hospital Mortuary on Thursday 29th, November 2018 at 9:00 am for church, at Mwiyenga Church of God, followed by Society Service on Friday 30th, 2018 at 10:00 am. The burial service will be held at Mulwanda primary school from 10:00 am and thereafter burial at his home in Mulwanda Ebukanga, Khwisero sub county of Kakamega County.

For contributions mpesa Margaret Angolo 0722563343.

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith” — 2 Timothy 4:7

Phoebe Mueni Ithau

25th September 1931 – 11th November 2018

We the family of Phoebe Mueni Ithau wish to express our sincere and heartfelt appreciation for all the overwhelming emotional and material support we received through messages and visits both in Nairobi and Mbooni, during our time of bereavement.

We especially thank the medical teams – Dr Warshow and Associates, Dr Chauhan and Dr Ali,The AVA nursing team led by their directors Faith and Esther and the dedicated nurses Lucy, Edith and Christine and Susu’s home carers Ndanu, Irene and Jennifer.

We abundantly thank the Church communities for their prayers and words of comfort, with special mention to Rev. Munengi Mulandi, Rev. Pinto Kali and Rev. Mwangi Muthui of Nairobi Baptist Church; Father Mbinda and Father Henry of St Austins Parish; Father Lawrence Njoroge of JKUAT; the faithful from AIC Musoa led by Pastor Nicholas Ndeto, Lady Pastor Grace Mutua, John Kiilu and Daniel Makosi; the St Pauls Choir in Nairobi, Jonathan Douglas of Nairobi Baptist and SDA Faithful Chorale Choir in Mbooni.

We bestow appreciation to Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation and the Ministry of Sports, Culture & Heritage.

To all our relatives, friends in Kenya and in the diaspora, colleagues, neighbours, South c business community – thank you for the many expressions of kindness, support and love you have shown us.

As it is not possible to mention and reach each and every one who condoled and prayed with us during this time, please accept this as a token of our gratitude for making this difficult time a little easier. God bless you all.

Dance with the Angels Susu, until we meet again.

Stanley Ndibire Alukonya


We, the family of the Late Stanley Ndibire Alukonya, would like express our utmost appreciation for the emotional, spiritual and financial support you accorded us during the demise of beloved dad. Not sure how we would have pulled through that very dark patch in our lives without you.

We wish to recognize the Ombimas, Bidalis, Lugalias, Kidakes, Musulwas, Ayilos, Ubbagas, Walinywas, Wawerus, Vallis, Ambanis, Loyarems, Chingis, Kiturs, Ngungas, Ogomas, Gardy Mbalas, Kibunyis, Dr. Petronila Otuya, Prof. Tom Ogada’s family, Beatrich Rotich and family, Mukubwas, Dr. Linda Oucho, Eugene Nyamunga & Family, Frank Mwiti & Family, Mutitus, Obares, Benson Kamau’s family (Nderi), Wachira (Nderi), Moses (Nderi), Catherine (CBA, Nairobi), lnnas, Bakers, Leah Wanjiku, Dr. Richard Moindi and the Aga Khan High (98), Sacho High School Fraternity, The Moi High School, Kabarak Fraternity, The Rising Stars (Nakuru), the Muthiga Community and the Nation Media Group.

We also wish to convey our gratitude to the service providers who made the day a success, Destiny Funeral Services, Kimbilio Funeral Home, The Florist for the beautiful flowers (Peter), Studio Printing (Eldoret) and list but not least the Catering team lead by Abigail Mmboga for providing meals.

Very special thanks to the Jehovah’s Witnesses (Soy Congregation) who made the family very comfortable by cleaning, cooking for us and finally laying daddy to rest. We do not have sufficient words to thank you.

Special thanks go to the Medical team that attended to daddy during his long ailment – Dr. Manyala (Reale Hospital, Eldoret) and Dr. Kinyanjui (Eldoret Hospital).

We would have loved to mention and reach all of you in person to appreciate you but it is not possible. Please know that in our deepest of hearts, we truly appreciate your participation in making daddy’s send off as decent as he would have loved and had requested.

May you all remain blessed abundantly now and always. From Stanley’s Family with lots of love and hugs.

Samson Maina Wanyoike

It’s with deep sorrow to announce the death of Samson Maina Wanyoike.

Son of Elijah Wanyoike, and Pastor Mary Nyawera Wanyoike, of I.V.C Church Eldoret. Brother of Joyce Wangeshi Ojiambo of Alupe Hospital Busia, Brother of David Mwangi Wanyoike (Maseno University) and Collins K Wanyoike (Green Park Academy). Brother-in-love of Dr. Wilberforce Lusamba Ojiambo (Cuba). Uncle of Valentine, Sabina, Emmanuel and Mary. He was fiancee to Margaret Njambi.

The cortege will leave MTRH Mortuary on Saturday 1st December 2018.

The burial will be at Kiplombe Cemetery on the same day.

Where a beautiful soul has been, there is a trail of beautiful memories.

Salome Nabalayo Opicho

Sunrise 25th May 1949 – Sunset 27th November 2018

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Mama Salome Nabalayo Opicho, SDA Church Sirende, which occurred on 27th Nov 2018 at Nairobi Women Hospital Adams Arcade after a long battle with illness (High blood pressure).

Daughter of the late Enos Wanyama and Neddy Wanyama of Kimabole Village in Bungoma. wife to the late David Malaba Opicho, Sirisia Bungoma. Lovely mother to Zakaria Marango, KTL. Mr. Lazarus Simiyu Opicho, Commissioner of Police Jogoo House (APS) Currently at NDC Karen, Madam Judy Nekoye, Branch Manager KCB Bungoma, Selina Opicho, Nrb, Sergeant Edward Opicho, Makadara (APS). Inspector Erastus W Opicho, Nakuru (APS). Corporal Christopher Opicho, Chwele (APS) and Nancy Opicho, Bungoma DEB Pri School.

Grandmother to Timothy Marango (Kisii University), Nancy Nekoye, E.A Certified studies Nrb, Austin Malaba, St. Thomas Namgoi, Humphrey, Wesley, Mitchell, Valentine (Marango), Ian K Opicho, UoN (Parklands), Ivy N Opicho, Strathmore University, Lyn N Opicho, Kenya High School, Mark Opicho, Moi Education Centre, Derrick Machoka, JKUAT Karen, Polycarp, Cecil, Cyril (Christ the King Primary BGM),Isaiah, Ivana, Elvis Opicho, FSK (Kamusinga). Mitchell, Spring Hills Acad Kikuyu, Fortune Opicho, Tyra, (Lamp Lighter KTL), Nancy Nekoye, St Michael KTL.

Mother-in-law to Marceline M Marango, Irene M Opicho, KPLC NRB, Felix Wanyela BGM, Regina W Ndunge, St Marys Acad Kabete, Mary Ogutu, KTL (APS) and Betty N Mutekhele BGM.

Friends and relatives are meeting-daily at home in Maili saba Wehoya farm, Bungoma and Nairobi for funeral arrangements.

The cortege leaves Montezuma funeral home in Nairobi on 5th December 2018 at 9.00am.

Funeral service will be at St Johns Girls Secondary Sirende on 7th December 2018 at 9.00am, thereafter mum will be laid to rest at Sirende – Wehoya farm in Kitale.

It was a well fought battle.

Psalms 16:1-4 (Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust…)

Phillister Ndete Ndinya

It is with humble surrender to God’s will that we announce the demise of Mama Phillister Ndete Ndinya.

Wife of Mzee Mathews Ndinya Mbinji of Shisango Village, Kisa North. Co-wife of Ruth Ndinya. Loving mother of Caleb Mbinii, Jeniffer Were, Christine Anyasi (judiciary), Flora Muyeshi (KPLC), John Andabwa (Judiary), the late Peter, Elphas Amunga and Harriet Anyona. Step-mother of the late Leah, Anne Boggi, Owade, Francis, Richard and Irene. She was a good mother and great grandmother to many.

There will be a fundraising on 3/12/2018 at Electricity House, Nairobi from 5.30pm.

The cortege will leave St. Mary’s Mumias Mortuary on 6/12/2018 for church service from 11.00am at Eshiunya ACK Church.

Burial service will be held on 8/12/2018 at her rural home in Eshisango Village from 9.00am.

“In God’s hand you rest. In our hearts you live forever. Amen!”

Patrick Ombayo Were

1/12/1992 – 29/11/2017

1st Anniversary/Appreciation

We, the family of the late Patrick Ombayo Were, wish to appreciate and thank all those who helped and stood with us in our son’s send of.

It has been a year since he unexpectedly left us but we leave everything to the Almighty God.

Memorial service and thanksgiving will be held at the grave site on Thursday, 6th December 2018, commencing from 10.00am.

All are welcome.

Rest in peace Patrick.