It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the death of Sister in Christ Betty Gathambi Thirikwa which occurred on 3rd January at Nairobi Women’s Hospital, Ongata Rongai.
Wife of Leonard Thirikwa. Daughter of the late Duncan Wanjoya Gathinyu and the late Grace Wangari Wanjoya. Daughter in law of the late Wilson Gichure and late Waruguru Gichure.
Mother of Wilson Maina Thirikwa (Dodhia Packaging Ltd), Andrew Gichohi Thirikwa (Ongata Rongai), Agnes Waruguru Ndhunya (Kaputei), John Wanyoya Thirikwa (Allpack Industries), James Mwangi Thirikwa (Land Mawe Ltd) and Charles Kimunyi Thirikwa (Citi Hoppa). Mother in law of Nancy Muthoni, Phyllis Watiri, Maureen Mwende and James Ndhuya. Sister of Mary Njoki Kiongo, the late James Mwangi Wanjoya and the late Gerald Gatumbu Wanjoya. She had 13 grandchildren and a beloved Aunt of many.
Friends and relatives are meeting daily at her residence in Ongata Rongai, Abbey Hotel in Nairobi CBD and Mbotela Estate (Barbados Restaurant).
The cortege leaves KU Funeral Home on Thursday 12th January 2017 at 6.30am funeral service will be conducted at AIPCA Mairo Inya-Shauri Church in Nyahururu and later burial at their family farm in Ngai-Ndeithia on the same day.
Mum you fought the good fight finished the race and the kept the Christian faith throughout your life. R.I.P