Grace Nyambura Kamau

The family of Mercy Kamau (East London), Antony Ngugi (Ireland) and Patriciah Kariuki (UK) – would like to announce with sadness and humble acceptance of God’s will, the passing on to glory of mum Grace Nyambura Kamau on 13th April 2020 in Kenya after an illness bravely borne.

She was daughter to the late Joseph Ngugi and Mary Wangari Ngugi. She was mother to Mercy Kamau, James Kimani, Patricia Kariuki, Anthony Ngugi, James Kim Kimani, Geoffrey Gitaka, Mary Wangari, Esther Wambui among others. She was sister to Mwangi, Gathoni, Njihia, Wambui, Jimmy, Samson, Nganga, Hannah Wangui and Paulina Njeri. Grandmother to Moses Kamau and Judy Gikwa (UK), George Kimani and Natalie Kariuki (UK), Grace Nyambura Ngugi and Samantha Ngugi (Ireland), Antony Ngugi, Alfonse Kamau, Grace Nyambura Gitaka, Naomi Wambui, Waweru and Master JJ Kyengo(Kenya), and great grandmother to Noah Kamau (UK)
The funeral took place at her farm in Tumaini, Ol’kalou, Nyandarua county on Tuesday 21st April 2020.

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic we will not be able to hold a wake, but we will hold a virtual a meeting on zoom room on Saturday 18th April 2020 to celebrate our mum Grace Nyambura Kamau’s life.

Please keep us in your prayers during these challenging times. If you would like to support the family or for more information, please contact.

1. Anthony Ngugi Kimani on +353867215353 (Dublin Ireland)
2. Mercy Kamau 07549883270 (London)
3. Patriciah Kariuki 07476 052918 (Essex)

‘We loved our mum/grandmother, but God loved her more. May the God grant our mum/cucu eternal life and His Perpetual Light sign upon her. May she rest in peace.


Peter Sam Mugatha

It is with humble and acceptance of God’s that we announce the passing on to glory of
Mr. Peter Sam Mugatha of Silver Spring, Maryland after an illness bravely borne.

Peter Samuel Mugatha was born on 8/4/1950 in Muranga County, Kenya, to Elizabeth
Wacu and Sam Mitheko.

His family moved to Nairobi, and he attended St Michael’s
Elementary School in Makadara.

He attended Upper Hill High School, Nairobi, Kenya, and after he graduated from high school, he worked as a cashier at the New Stanley
Hotel in Nairobi.

He left his position at New Stanley Hotel in 1974 to pursue further
studies in the USA.

He graduated from Paul Smiths College, New York, with a Culinary
Degree and also achieved a BA in Health Administration from Brockport University in
New York.

He leaves behind a lovely family; his wife Mrs Wambui Mugatha and children, Maurice
and Mercy.

He was the beloved son of Elizabeth Wacu and Sam Mitheko.

In addition, he leaves behind a lot of amazing relatives; both in the USA and in his beloved Kenya.
His siblings include Martha, Wanjiku, Wacuka, Kabura, Wanjiru, Kanyi, Maina, Wanderi,
and Kibe and many great friends he deeply touched during his journey of a fruitful and
beautiful life.

Due to the prevailing Covid 19 pandemic, the government has set certain
conditions on funeral arrangements. Unfortunately, we are not going to be able to hold
our usual family and friends fellowship gatherings, but plan to have a celebration of his
life at a later date.

We would appreciate for everyone to attend.

We the family of Mr. Peter Sam Mugatha humbly ask for prayers during this time of bereavement.

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Grace Wairimu Kihiko

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Grace Wairimu Kihiko daughter to Rev and Mrs Charles Kihiko Chege president and founder of Calvary Evangelical Church Dracut MA.

Grace Wairimu was sister to Timothy Chege Kihiko and Njuguna Kihiko.

It is our prayers that we shall do our best as pastor fellowship to help Pastor Kihiko and his family who have a great burden and don’t even know what to do as the death occurred when Rev Kihiko had travelled to Kenya for vacation together with his daughter.

For those who are willing to help you may do so by cashapp  Jane KIhiko 9786015955.




Wangula Khasiani, dies of Covid-19, in the UK

The late Wangula Khasiani, passed away in a London Hospital on Saturday 25th April, 2020. Kasiani who is an accountant by profession becomes the 4th Kenyan victim of Coronavirus in UK.

Kenya community in the UK and Kenya Society are mourning the death of Mr Wangula Khasiani, who passed away in a London Hospital. He had been undergoing treatment for Covid-19.

Our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers are with his family. May his soul rest in peace. He is the 4th Kenyan in the UK to succumb to the Pandemic.

Kenya London News is aware of another 5 Kenyans who are currently undergoing treatment in various hospitals in England.

Without any support from anyone, Kenyans in the UK have organised themselves in various community groups to support each other. 50% of Kenyans in the Diaspora work in social and healthcare and most others working in logistics, retail etc, sectors that are still operating.  The community is aware of how vulnerable most of these are.

Source- Kenya London News



Tabitha Waithira Mutura

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Mrs Tabitha Waithira Mutura, which occurred on Monday 27/04/2020 at Coptic Hospital Nairobi, after a very long illness bravery borne.

Daughter of the late Mary Wanjiru and the late Peter Gachanja. Loving wife of the late Samuel Mutura Thinguri of Karatu, Muraria. Adoring mother of Joseph Thinguri (formerly of Central Bank of Kenya), Bernadette Kabura (Former Principal, Gatanga C.C.M), Rose Wangari Njuguna (former Principal, Muthiga Girls), Cicilia Wanjiru (Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Kiambu County), Mutuura PG (Principal, Kagio Secondary), Perpetual Wamoro Mwangi (Deputy Principal, Spinners and Spinners Boys), Josephine Njeri Namasaka (Advocate), Catherine Wanjiku, the late Jack Njiraini and the late John Kuria.

Sister of Esther Wamoro, Joyce Wanjiku, Ruth Njeri, Loice Njoki, Bernard Njinu, Samuel Njiraini, Esther Waithira Ngomo, the late Jackson Njiraini, the late Mwihaki Gathogo and the late John Kuria Gachanja. Mother In law of Margaret Ngina Thinguri, Caren Wanjiku Gachanja, David Mwangi Kioi, George Namasaka Sichangi (Advocate) and the late Samuel Njuguna Nyanjui. She leaves behind several grand children and great grand children.

The cortege leaves KU Funeral Home (Thika Road) on Tuesday 5/05/2020 at 9:00am for a burial service at her home at Karatu and burial thereafter at the same place.


“We loved you Tabitha but God loved you more, rest with the angels till we meet again.”

Rael Nyarangi Michieka

Sunrise 1932 – Sunset 25th April 2020

We regret to announce the death of Rael Nyarangi Michieka who was born in 1932 at Basi-Bobasi, Kisii County to the late Jason Bogomba Aberi and late Peris Nyabate.

Step daughter of Nyaboke and Nterege. Sister of the late Ntabo, RTD Chief Aberi, Ogega (USA), Snr. Aberi, the late Jnr. Aberi, Nahashon, the late Samuel, Miriam, the late Bwari, the late Moraa, the late Kerubo, the late Rose, Grace, Ebisiba, the late Nyaboe and Nyanchama. Wife of the late Patroba Michieka Okioga of Nyamagesa Location, Nyaribari Masaba, Kisii County. Co-wife of the late Beldine Nyatero.

Mother of the Hellen, Thomas (USA), Stanley (Formerly of USA), Askah, the late Abel, Anne (USA), Late Gladys, Samwel, the late Nyamwange, Mocheche, Joel, Andrew, the late Samuel, the late David, the late Ruth, the late Hezron, Prof. Ratemo Michieka, Amenya (USA) and the late Grace. Sister in-law of Miriam, Hellen, Rose, Josephine, Mouti, Siro, Ontita, Ongeri, Nyamaera and Nyakerario.

Mother in-law of Oenga, Esther, Brenda, the late Ombega, the late Jane, Onchiri (USA),Irene, Drusilla, Elisse (USA), Rose (USA), Hon. Mary Michieka, Kemunto, Nyabonyi and Isabella. Grandmother of Simon, Eric (USA), Vicky, Judy, Caro, Nyaboke, Bogomba, Mongina, Nyakundi (Denmark), Michieka, Patroba (USA), Kevin (USA), Ongeri, (USA),William, Moreen, the late Michieka, Suzanne, Beldine, Attorney Gladys (USA), the late Davine, Victor, Judith, Richard (QATAR), Kerubo (USA), Lucy (USA),Tony (USA),Hanson, the late Jane, Rogers, Nyarangi, Nyabate among others and 30 great grandchildren.

The body lies at Hema Hospital Mortuary. Burial will take place on 1st May 2020 at her home in Nyamagesa Village, Nyaribari Masaba. Messages of Condolences can be sent to Mpesa No 0710574821.

Rest with the angels Grandma.


12-09-1968 – 27-04-2020

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the untimely death of Prof. Lillian Katunge Kaviti, of the University of Nairobi, which occurred on Monday 27th April 2020, at Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi.

She was the daughter of the late Dr. Jason Ndaka Kaviti and Mrs. Sarah Wavinya Kaviti. Sister to the late Frederick Ndaka and Rosemary Mbinya Kaviti of Aga Khan Hospital. Loving mother to Sheryl Wawira Gachuba. Aunty to Rita Wavinya Kaviti. Niece to the late Mueni Suti, the late Senior Chief Edward Muthami, late Mutiso, and late Jones Mutungi. She was also niece to Mr & Mrs John K. Mweu, Smith Mackenzie Mweu, Esther Keli, Susan Mbathi, Mr & Mrs Samuel W Mweu, Mary M Mweu, Cot (Rtd) Frank & Margaret Nthiga (CUEA), Brig (Rtd) Joseph BM Mweu, Mr & Mrs Henry M Mweu, among others. Cousin to Johnson Kithuku, Gabriel Ndaka Mutungi, Edward Wambua, Celestine M. Suti, Mbinya Mutaki, Wambua Kilonzo, Ndonye Mackenzie, Tony Keli, Kambua Okora, Liz Nthiga Geller among others.

Lillian will be laid to rest on Saturday 2nd May 2020 at Langata Cemetery, Nairobi. In keeping with the current government guidelines, the burial will be attended by immediate family members, by invitation. Tributes can be shared online via [email protected].

Contributions may be sent through the Treasurer, Mrs Chao Mweu on +254 722 706621.

A celebration of Lillian Kaviti’s life will be held with all friends and family at a later date.

I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. John 11:25-26 NIV

Peter John Nzioki Mangusa

It’s with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing of Peter John Nzioki Mangusa on 26/4/20.

Husband of Catherine Mumbua Mangusa & the late Monica Mangusa. Brother of Alloyce Munyau and others.

Father of Maxmilian, Crystal, Stellamaris, Emerensiana, Beniginas, Praxedis, Patricia, George, the late Jacqueline, the late Ann, Petronilla, Joseph, Victor, Octavian, Cornelius, Dormitila.

Father-in-law of Elizabeth Mangusa, George Ndungu,Agostino Madiavale, Newton Mwiti, Olyvia Ndinda and Christina Mull. He had 28 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

He will be laid to rest at his Farm in Yatta on 5/1/2020.

Due to the ongoing Covid- 19 crisis the burial will be limited to the number of people allowed to congregate.

May God rest his soul in Peace. “Forever in our hearts”.

Mwalimu Peter Ongarora Omari


Mwalimu Peter Ongarora Omari who rested on the 28th of March, 2020 at War Memorial Hospital in Nakuru was laid to rest on the 10th of April, 2020, at Getare-Gesusu, Nyaribari Masaba Sub-County, Kisii County.

As his family, relatives and friends, we take this opportunity to register our sincere appreciation to all those who stood by us individually and collectively through prayers, messages, visits and financial support, thereby enabling us to muster the courage to come to terms with the painful loss, and accord him a befitting send-off in spite of the hard times occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Since we can neither enumerate nor reach you all to deliver our appreciation in recognition of your sacrifice towards making our burden lighter, we have elected to use this means to publicly convey our indebtedness to you. The personal concern and assistance from the Cabinet Secretary in charge of Ministry of Interior and Co-ordination of National Government, Dr Fred Matiang’i, Hon. Senator Prof Sam Ongeri, Hon. Senator Okong’o Omogeni, Hon. Ezekiel Machogu, Kisii County Assembly Speaker (Hon, David Kombo), MCA Ntabo Ongeri, Kisii County Commander (Jebel Munene) and the Police Service under his command, Dr. Hezekiel Oira of Mt. Kenya University, Joel Nyabayo Atandi & family and Dr. Lilian Juma both of USA, and KTDA Director Nyamweya Matonda, Dr. Otedo and family, among many others, went a long way towards the attainment of our immeasurable Ongarora Omani comfort.

We further recall, with pleasure, the contribution from the following friends and groups before and after Mzee’s departure. Dr. Solis of Nyanchwa Adventist Hospital and Dr. Kumenda and Dr. Gatune of Kisii Diagnostic Centre, Dr. Obure, Dr. Gachoiro, Dr. Ochieng’ and Vincent Mogeni of War Memorial Hospital in Nakuru, Dr. Ngulungu, William Motuka of Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital, and Gesusu Sub-County Hospital staff deserve special mention for their undivided attention to detail during Mzee’s illness. We also thank the Seventh-day Adventist Church (Kisii Central, Lavington, Crater, Getare, Matibo, ltaro and Omobeera) as well as the Pentecostal Assemblies of God (RiaGetenga and Geteri) for all manner of assistance. The administration and staff of Maseno University, Kisii University, University of Nairobi and Dedan Kimathi University. Kenya Airways family, Kenyan Scholars Net in De, Scholarmedia, KUDSA, Mesabisabi and Riondong’a Schools. Nakuru Committee, Geteri-Gesusu Committee, Kiamunyi Prayer Cell, Kisii School alumni (classes `87, ’93 and 97), University of Nairobi Pharmacy alumni (2003) and Law Class of 93, the Rift Valley Law Society members, and Donnies Hotel (Nakuru) shouldered much of our burden in equal measure.

We have this blessed hope and faith that burn within hearts, that we shall be reunited with Mzee Peter Ongarora Omari at the Second Advent of the Lord Jesus Christ, in fulfilment of the promise in 1 Thessalonians 4: 16.

Mama Kahaso Karisa

Sunrise: 1939 – Sunset: 28.4.2020

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on of our beloved Mama Kahaso Karisa which occurred on 28th April, 2020 in Malindi.

Beloved wife of the late Mzee Karisa Jefwa Mkare (Mzee Kamanda). Loving mother of Lawrence and Joyce Karissa, Beatrice Dhahabu, Douglas and Regina Majimbo, Loice and Jonathan Ngala, Esther Jumwa, Benson and Pendo Kadenge, the late Mkutano Karisa, Priscilla Kadii and Stephen Shida. She leaves behind 25 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Burial will be on Friday, 1st May, 2020 at her rural home of Tezo, Kilifi County from 11.00a.m.

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