22nd October 1971 – 11th June 2020
Absa Life Assurance Kenya Limited, led by the Chairman, Mr Ahmed Ndope, would like to express sincere gratitude for the show of support and numerous condolence messages following the untimely demise of the Managing Director, William Mbugua Maara. We are grateful to the Almighty God for granting us the privilege of having interacted with the late William and blessing him with a beautiful, impactful life. We are immensely grateful to Hon. Musalia Mudavadi, Hon. Issa Timamy, the Board of Directors, Shareholders, Management and Staff of Absa Life Assurance Kenya Limited. The CEO, Mr Jeremy Awori and the senior leadership of Absa Bank Kenya Plc, Absa ARO team, ADI group and the greater Absa Group fraternity for their invaluable time, resources and input.
We express our gratitude to the Insurance Regulatory Authority, the Association of Kenya Insurers, the Association of Insurance Brokers Kenya, our business partners and the Insurance industry as a whole. We were humbled by your sharing in our grief. On behalf of Mrs. Mary Wanjiku Mbugua, the children, Peaches Nduta, George Mbugua and the extended Maara family, we express our deepest appreciation to family and friends for the numerous messages of condolence, personal visits, prayers, financial and material support. A special thanks to the Chairman, Mr Sam Waweru, staff and members of Parklands Sports Club. The Chairman, Dr. C. N Wangari and members of Limuru Golf Club. The church leaders from PCEA Ngecha and PCEA Bahati Parish members led by Rev. P. K. Mwaura and Rev. Hiram Githalga for the memorable church service and interment. We extend our gratitude to the funeral committee under the able leadership of the Chairman, Mr Simon Mithamo. To Maina Kageni and all the service providers for ensuring the late William received a dignified send off.
Our heartfelt gratitude to the late William’s close friends from Milesmind Limited, Roadrunners Welfare Association and the local administration in Ngecha for the enormous support they accorded the family during this difficult period.
To all others that we cannot mention individually please accept this acknowledgement as our token of appreciation. May God bless you abundantly. This would not have been possible without you all. We know the late William is smiling down on us from heaven, appreciating the love and great show of support you have all accorded him and us. Your presence brought us comfort and strength. You eased our burden by being there for us and we are forever grateful.
(Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and departing, leave behind a footprint on the sands of time. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)