Mzee Francis Githinji Hiuhu (FGH)


His Excellency Mwalimu Mutahi Kahiga EGH, the Governor of Nyeri County, and the entire family of the late Francis Githinji Hiuhu (FGH), are thankful to the Almighty God for the blessing of his life.

We want to sincerely send our appreciation to all friends of goodwill who supported us in giving our father a befitting send off.

Special thanks to His Excellency the President, Dr. William Samoei Ruto CGH, His Excellency the Deputy President, Rigathi Gachagua EGH, the Secretary to the Cabinet, Mercy Wanjau, and Energy PS Alex Kamau. A huge appreciation also goes to Council of Governors and to all Excellency Governors. Special mention goes to Excellencies Kiarie Badilisha, Dr. Hillary Barchok EGH, and Dr. Eric Mutai who represented the other Governors.Thank you to all Members of Parliament from Nyeri led by the Senator Hon. Wahome Wamatinga and the area MP Hon. Njoroge Wainaina, the County Assembly of Nyeri led by the Speaker Hon. James Gichuhi, the Nyeri County Executive who came out strongly to support my family, the private sector and corporate heads led by the Managing Director Cooperative Bank Gideon Muriuki CBS, MBS Humprey Kariuki of Dalberg, David Karanja of PDSL and John Githinji (Newfortis) among others.

None of this would have been possible without the spiritual leadership of the entire Archdiocese of Nyeri led by His Grace the Archbishop Anthony Muheria and clergy from other denominations who stood by us during that difficult time, we salute you through Your Chair Ecumenical council of Bishops Bishop Dr. Paul Wanjohi.

We are grateful to the organizing committee that worked diligently to ensure that our father got an amazing memorial service and funeral ceremony.

We truly appreciate the Gatuamba fraternity for their enormous support.

To the family and friends from all walks of life led by the local friends who prayed with us relentlessly and offered their material support, may the Almighty God bless each and every one of you abundantly and meet you at your individual point of need.

Rev 14:13 — Blessed are the dead who die in the lord from now on, they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them. 

Kenneth Oscar Olalo Osumba

Sunrise: 15th January, 1975 – Sunset: 27th March, 2023

It is with great sadness and acceptance of God’s will that we announce the death of Kenneth Oscar Olalo Osumba, who passed on peacefully in his sleep on the night of 27th March, 2023 in his house in Gem, Yala, Siaya County.

Son of George Samuel Osumba and Joyce Ngesa Osumba of Gem,Y ala, Marenyo Sub Location in Siaya County.

Brother to Harold Osumba,Susan Osumba and Ronnie Osumba and brother-in-law to William Yagomba.

Uncle to Fidel, Joe, Chantelle,Trevor, Latisha, Hadassah and Eli.

Nephew to Mr. & Mrs. Walter Odalo, Mr. & Mrs. Henry Muga, Mr. & Mrs. Dan Olalo, Justice and Mrs. Richard Kwach, Naomi Olalo, Betty Obala, among many others.

Cousin to Lumumba Ochieng, Peter Otieno, Mark Bwore, Julie Onduto, Edwin Muga, Belyne Ogada, George Alingo, Edna Odallo, Michael Bodo, Agnes Omollo, Benedict Omollo, Richard Kwach Jr., Leah Olalo, Brian Ochieng, Davie Olalo, Nicholas Odhiambo, Arshley Mulamba, among many.

Friends and relatives are meeting at The Osumba’s residence in Sagam daily from 4.00pm.

Memorial service will be held on Friday, 7th April, 2023 at 2.00pm at Rawa St. Stephens Church.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, 8th April, 2023 at 10.00am at Sagam Primary School to be followed by interment of the body at the family home.


David Waweru Ndiritu

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on of David Waweru Ndiritu, after a short illness.

Son of Simeon Ndiritu Kanai and the late Martha Mumbi Ndiritu. Son-in-law to Benson Waweru Muini and Teresia Gathoni Waweru.

Husband of Eunice Njeri Waweru. Father of Gloria Mumbi, Bethany Gathoni and Davina Wangeci.

Brother of Michael Wachira, the late Paul Kamau, Joseph Mathenge, Stephen Gichuki, Grace Waithira and Sammy Karanja.

Brother-in-law to Naomi Wachira, Mercy Mathenge, Stella Gichuki, John Muini Waweru, Emilly Wambui Waweru and Milkah Wanjiru Waweru.

Family and friends are meeting daily from Wednesday 29/03/2023 to Monday, 03/04/2023 from 3.00pm – 6.00pm for prayers and funeral arrangements at Imara Daima Estate, Quinine Court.

Memorial service will be held on Friday 31/03/2023 at CITAM – Embakasi from 2.00pm.

The cortege leaves KU Memorial Funeral Home Tuesday 04/04/2023 at 8:30am to CITAM Valley Road Church for the funeral service at 10:30am. Thereafter, interment will be held at The Lang’ata Cemetery.

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

Job 19:26 — `…And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God’


Pius Musembi Kivindu (Chairman)

It is with deep sorrow to announce the passing on of Mr. Pius Musembi Kivindu (Chairman), which occurred on Sunday the 26th March 2023 through a tragic road accident on Mombasa road.

Son to the late Francis Kivindu and Mama Teresi Syokwia Kivindu. Brother to Benard Mutua, Bonface Muasya, Dominic Mukonzi, Athanus Ndambuki, Marita Syombua, Maria Mukii, Elizabeth Wayua, Susan Loko and Justina Mwelu.

Beloved husband to Felista Ndunge Musembi. Father to Kenneth Kivindu, Jacinta Syokwia and Michelle Muluki. Grandfather to Dylan Jabali, Kylie Ndunge.

Cousin to Paul Mulau, Fr. Isenge, Richard Musyoki, Lucia Thomas, among others.

In-law to the late Benedette Munee Kilonzo of kwa Ndolo -Yatta.

There will be a mini harambee on Friday 31st March, 2023 at Inter-County Resort Athi River, next to Daystar University starting at 4.00pm.

The main harambee will be held on Monday 3rd April, 2023 at the same venue. Contribution may be sent to the MPesa Till No. 9357405 (Felista Musembi).

The burial will be on 5th April, 2023 at his Kasioni home, Sultan Hamud.

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

Onesmus Githinji Mwangi

1982 to 2023

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden death of Police Constable Onesmus Githinji Mwangi, on 24th March 2023 in Lake Victoria. He worked as a Border Control Assistant in Border Control Division, Customs and Border Control Department.

Son to Peninah Wanja Githinji.

Husband to Rose Mwelu Munyao and father to Carlos Mwangi Githinji.

Brother to late Clifford Charagu, Dennis Kimemia and Lewis Wainaina.

Son-in-law to Lawrence Munyao and Scholastica Mueni. Brother in law to Martin Maanzo, Aloise Muema, Anna Mwikali, Irene Syokau and Jane Mbithe.

Nephew to the Chombas, Ndungos, Githinjis, Irungus and Makumis and a cousin to many.

The cortege leaves Kenyatta University Mortuary on 4th April 2023 at 8:00am for a funeral service at his home in Kiboi Village, Kahuro Sub-county, Murang’a County where he will be laid to rest.

We thank God for the life we shared with you. In his presence and our memories, may you dwell forever.

May the Almighty God rest his soul in Eternal Peace.

Anderson Barchebo Wendot

Sunrise: 4th May, 1978 — Sunset 24th March, 2023

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden demise of Mr.Anderson Barchebo Wendot of Kenya RevenueAuthority – Customs and Border Control Department, Muhuru Bay, Western Region which occurred on 24th March, 2023 after the boat capsized in Lake Victoria.

Mr. Anderson was born at Koitilion village, Kibingor Sub-location, Kimondis Location, MarigatWard, Baringo South, Baringo County in 1978. He lived in Kasoiyo Corner Shop Village, Kabarnet.

He was son of Reverend Zakaria Wendot Kimeres (FGCK, Kibingor) and Talai Wendot of Koitilion Village Marigat Ward.

Loving husband to Dorothy Kimooi Chepchieng and loving father to Eddie Kibowen (Kings Hill Academy, Kabarnet), Linus Kibet (AIC Visa Oshwal, Kabarnet) and Manoah Yator (Kings Hill Academy, Kabarnet).

Son-in-law to William Chepchieng and Miriam Kabon Chepchieng of Kabarnet.

Brother to Justus, Ezekiel, Zephania, Eunice, Rose, Amos, Eng. Robert, Beatrice, Sally and Moses.

Brother-in-law to Jane, Doris, Judy, Catherine,Wesley, Julius, Caroline, Dr. Vivien, Richard, Christopher, Evancia, Thomas, Irene Rono, Frederick, Mary, Douglas, Mercy, Hillary, Sherline, Trine Jerop, Gideon, Alex.

Nephew to James Kipkochoi, Joshua Kipkochoi, Haron Kipkochoi, Daniel Kipkochoi and Talai Kimunei.

Cousin to Kipchumba, the late Zakayo, Mary, Mark, Peter, Christine, Monicah, Naomi, Haron, Maureen, Daniel, Elija, Moses, Yator, Richard, Edward, Ivy, Sharon.

The burial ceremony will be on 1st April, 2023 at Koitilion Village, Kibingor Sub-location, Kimondis Location, Marigat Ward, in Baringo South Constituency, Baringo County.

“The LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; Blessed be the name of the LORD.”— Job 1:21

Anne Kahaso Kea-Njoroge

We announce with deep sadness the passing of Anne Kahaso Kea-Njoroge on 28th March, 2023.

She was a cherished wife to Patrick Njoroge and a devoted mother to Louis Mwenda and Leeroy Kea.

Anne was preceded in death by her parents, Mzee James and Mama Charlotte Kea. A loving daughter-in-law to Mzee Vincent and Mama Esther Njoroge.

A beloved sister to Steve and Nyawira Kidunga, Sharon and Roy Chiraga, Rose and James Kaloki, Philip and Michelle Iha, Kamuche and the late Sadik.

A dear sister-in-law to Albert and Joy Kimani, Agnes and the late John Kirata, Henry and Salome Gitau, Agatha and the late Moses Ngure, Mary and Charles Mugo, the late Bernadette Wanjeri, James and Mercy Murungaru, and Paul and Lillian Nduguti.

She will be deeply missed by her many nieces and nephews, including Claudia, Allan, Nzakwa, Arthur, Sharleti, Moffat, Kelvin, Wanjiru, Karisa, Jayden, the late baby Matthew and many others.

The family and friends are gathering at Don Bosco Shrine Main Hall every evening at 5:30pm for mass and to make arrangements for her funeral and burial.

A funeral Mass will be held in honor of Anne at Don Bosco Shrine on Tuesday, 4th April, 2023, from 10.00am.

Anne will be laid to rest at her family home in Ngorongo village, Gatundu North, on Wednesday, 5th April, 2023.

“Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid.The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.” — Isaiah 12:2 NIV

Amb. (Rtd) Alexander Oyiolo Odongo, EBS

Born: 10/07/1954 — Rested: 27/03/2023

We are deeply heartbroken to announce the death of our beloved Alexander Oyiolo Odongo, after a short aggressive illness bravely borne.

Treasured son of the late Isidori Oyiolo and Janerose Oyiolo.

Loving husband to Mary Naburi Oyiolo. Outstanding father to the late Anita Alwali Oyiolo, Jude Oyiolo, Gloria Oyiolo and Michelle Oyiolo.

Devoted Father-in-law to Ciiru Kariuki Oyiolo and Julius Abwanzo. Doting grandfather to Naburi and Furaha Oyiolo.

Beloved son-in-law of the late Mzee Musa Mutanda and the late Mama Gladys Ajwang’i Mutanda.

Caring brother to Joseph Opiyo & Leah Opiyo, Mary Waseka & the late Michael Waseka, Sr. Maureen Oyiolo, the late Michael Ochieno & Adrian Ochieno, Catherine Bwire & the late Eng. Francis Bwire, Justine Anyango, John Odongo & Faith Odongo, Isaac Odongo & Aisha Odongo and Francisca Mukudi.

Brother-in-law to the late Edward Wandera, the late Dr Martin Oduori, Agneta Akotsi, the late Julia Wabwire, James Mutanda, Melisa Wandera, Ruth Wandera, Edwin Mutanda, the late Lynette Bwire, Pamela Mutanda, Nelly Anyango and the late Alphaxad Bwire.

Funds drive to offset medical and funeral costs will be held at the All Saints Cathedral on Tuesday 4th April, 2023 at 5.00pm. Contributions are welcome through Safaricom MPesa Pay-bill Number: 8053321, Account: Your Name.

The requiem mass will be held at Holy Trinity Church, Kileleshwa on Wednesday 5th April, 2023 at 10.00am.

He will be laid to rest at his home in Bufuma, Samia – Busia County after a funeral service at Papi Ndege on Tuesday 11th April, 2023.

We cannot express how sorely and fervently he will be missed.

John 14:27– I am leaving you with a gift – peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.

Philis Wanjue Kagau

Sunrise: 18/08/1950 – Sunset: 25/03/2023

It’s with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the untimely death of Philis Wanjue Kagau, of Kirimari Glassmart Embu, on 25th March, 2023.

Beloved daughter of the late Dishon Kindoro and the late Eglas Muthoni of Nguviu Kibaki Village in Nginda Ward, Embu County.

Wife to the late Eustace Kagau Kangerwe Loving mother to Silas Kathuri Kagau, Irene Wawira Kagau, Judy Kagau, Faith Wambeti Kagau, and Immaculate Mercy Kagau.

Mother-in-law to Pastor Ben Fundi, Joe Njoka and Ali Njiru. Grandmother to Moreen, Lynn, Lewis, Ted, Ayden and Terrique.

Beloved sister to Elias,Asnath, Stephen, the late Obed, Rael, Moses, Rosemary and Faith.

Sister-in-law to the late Njura, the late John, Alvina, the late Esther, the late Ireri, Abiud and Maro.

Funeral planning meetings are being held daily at Prime Hotel from 5:30pm and at her residence in Mugoya Estate – Embu.

There shall be a candle lighting and a Mini Fundraiser on Sunday 2nd April, 2023 from 2:00pm at her residence in Mugoya Estate – Embu.

The cortege leaves Gakwegori Funeral Home – Embu on Tuesday 4th April, 2023 at 8:00am. The funeral Service will be held at ACK Trinity Church, Muthatari – Embu, followed by interment at her home in Mugoya Estate – Embu.

Mum you have fought a good fight, finished the race and kept the faith.

Eliud Mungai Mukono Kiarie (MK)

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Eliud Mungai Mukono Kiarie (MK) of Aquaseal Constructions Ltd, on 28th March, 2023 after a short illness.

Beloved son of the late Kiarie Mukono and the late Josphine Wanjiru Kiarie of Kikapu, Njoro, Nakuru County.

Husband to Jane Wakonyo Mungai. Father to Kiarie Mungai of Nchogu Omwanza and Nyasimi Advocates, Josphine Wanjiru Wambugu, Leornard Ngugi of Guangzhou China. Father-in-law to Wanjira, Wambugu, Stella.

Brother to Esther Wangui, Wacu, Wambui, the late Gitau, the late Wairimu, the late Wanjeri, Ngugi Njenga, Ngong’u, Ng’ang’a (USA) and Wambui.

Son-in-law to Mary Nyangima and the late Leonard Ngugi of Nkoroi, Rongai. Brother-in-law to Kamau, Wanjiru, Wanjiku Njambi, Maina, Nyagaki and the late Rigitha. He was uncle and grandfather to Many.

Daily meetings are taking place at his residence Kahawa Sukari, Murang’a Road, 5th South Avenue.

There will be memorial service at ACK St. Peters Kahawa Sukari on Sunday 2nd April 2023 at 3.00pm.

The cortege will leave KU Referral Hospital Mortuary Northern by-pass on 4th April 2023 at 5:30am. Funeral Burial Service at their family farm at Kikapu, Njoro, Nakuru County.