John Kang’ethe Kahende

Appreciation

We, the Family of the late John Kang’ethe Kahende wish to thank the entire steering committee, our family, friends and neighbours for standing with us during funeral arrangements and final sendoff of our beloved brother Kang’ethe.

Since it is not practically possible to mention each one of you by name, kindly accept our sincere gratitude and know that you made it easier for us during this difficult time.

Our heartfelt gratitude goes to the Rev. Capt. Francis Kang’ethe Kahende Pastor, ACK Waruku Parish, and his entire pastoral team for the spiritual support and presiding over the funeral service and subsequent committal at Kang’ora Farm, Kangemi.

May the almighty God grant favour and blessings to everyone who supported us in various ways during this trying period.

“In all circumstances give thanks, for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus – 1 Thess.5:18”

 

Rosemary Gitahi

Appreciation

We as the Gitahi family would like to express our heartful thanks to Central Bank of Kenya, Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation staff, PCEA Mbagathi Parish Women’s Guild, Nairobi Hospital: Dr Gladwell Kiarie and the entire team, family friends and relatives for their overwhelming support during Rosemary Gitahi’s stay in hospital till when she departed to be with the Lord including the burial preparations.

Once again we would like to express our deepest gratitude for your support. Be blessed.

 

 

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Gerald Wamwangi Mahinda

It is exactly one year since God called you to eternal rest. Though physically gone, your spirit and legacy lives on and will continue to shine through us and future generations. You were the pillar of our strength and we miss your wisdom, guidance, inspiration and humour.

Fondly missed and cherished by your loving wife Susan, children Mahinda, Ng’arua, Maina and Mumbi Webby, grandchildren, relatives, friends and the larger Mahinda family.

Above all, we thank God for the years we shared with you. We also wish to express our profound appreciation to our relatives and friends who stood with us during the passing of our beloved.

Webby, Karue, Mukami and many others, too many to mention here, please accept our sincere gratitude.

Rest in peace till we meet again.

Phil 1.21 “For me, to live is Christ and to die is gain

Mzee Martin Oraro Ondu

Appreciation

We the family of the late Mzee Martin Oraro Ondu give thanks to the Almighty God for the wonderful gift of his life and the many blessings bestowed on us through it. We wish to express our sincere and heartfelt appreciation to our immediate and extended family, friends, neighbours and professional colleagues for their overwhelming material and emotional support during the difficult period of the ailment and death of Mzee Martin.

We thank Dr. Feroz Alibhoy, the nurses and staff of Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu and Mzee Martin’s home caregivers for their care and support.

We are grateful to the Clergy of the Catholic Churches of Lubao, Matende Mamboleo for ministering and celebrating Mzee Martin’s life with us.

We give special mention to the Funeral Committee headed by Mr. Paul Gondi for their sterling support and ensuring a seamless and befitting send off. Whilst it is not possible to mention each one of you who condoled, prayed and supported us during this time, please accept our heartfelt appreciation and gratitude for standing with us.

Rest in Peace, Mzee Martin.

Romans 14:8 “If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord; so whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord”.

Melanie Atieno Asuka Inda

We, the Inda and Olang’ families, would like to express our sincere gratitude for the love, comfort and encouragement we received upon the demise of our beloved Melanie.

We would not have been able to walk through this journey without the prayers, words of encouragement, financial and moral support we received from friends and relatives. It will be a challenge listing everyone individually.

However, we wish to mention but a few; CITAM Valley Road, CITAM Kisumu, winners Chapel Kisumu, ACK Maseno Esabhalu Parish, SDA Church Ng’ira Karungu, Ex-Colleagues Hinkle and AFB, The three planning committees Nairobi, Kisumu, Karungu, Friends and relatives. Thank you all for standing with us during the trying time.

Above all we THANK God Almighty for the years we shared with Mela and for Seeing us through her demise. May God’s name forever be Praised & Glorified.

Mega Rest in eternal peace. Your love has left a memory no one can steal.

Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called Children of the Most High God. Sleep Mela sleep.

Alice Wairimu wa Kamau Gachue (PG)

Appreciation

 1930 — 14/09/2018

We, the family of the Late Alice Wairimu Kamau wish to convey our deepest and heartfelt appreciation to all those who stood with us and supported us as we laid our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother to rest. Without your support — emotional, physical and financial — the journey towards her send-off would not have been as seamless and befitting as it was. We remain grateful to God for the years we shared with her and for the positive impact she made in our lives.

As a family, we are grateful to the committees in Kimathi Estate, Mang’ Hotel, Rurii and Muranga. We recognize the support from Fifty Investments Ltd, Kiamara Welfare Association, KALRO, Ministry of Labour, Cabinet Office, KRA, Mukindu ‘B’ welfare, Kianduba Men & Women welfare and Mugithi Women Group. We recognize and pay tribute to the clergy of ACK Kieni Church, ACK Holy Trinity Rurii Parish, ACK St. James Buruburu, ACK Gatundui-ini Parish, ACK St. Johns KARI and Chrisco Church. We acknowledge the presence of Emeritus Bishop Alan Waithaka, Ven Canon Sammy Wainaina and Rural Dean Jassan Gacheru among others. We remain grateful to Avenue Healthcare Hospital, Parklands and the team of doctors during her hospitalization. We also thank those who made home and hospital visits and for all who prayed with us and offered their encouragement during the difficult moments.  We acknowledge that there are very many who stood with the Kamau Gachue (PG) family.

As it is not possible to individually thank each one of you in this appreciation, kindly accept this as our sincere gratitude. We are overwhelmed and humbled by your love and kindness. May the Almighty God bless you all

Sammy Muthoka Mbova

APPRECIATION

We, the family of the late Sammy Muthoka Mbova wish to convey our deepest and heartfelt appreciation to all those who stood with us and supported us as we laid our beloved husband, father and grandfather to rest. Without your support – emotional, physical & financial – the journey toward his send-off would not have been as seamless and befitting as it was. We remain grateful to God for the years we shared with him and for the positive impact he made in our lives.

As a family, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to our President, H.E Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta for condoling with us and acknowledging the contribution that Sam Mbova provided to Kenya as a humble & dedicated Civil Servant. Our heartfelt thanks also go to H.E Kalonzo Musyoka, the Machakos County Government led by H.E Alfred Mutua, the Makueni County Government led by H.E Kivutha Kibwana, Senator Johnson Muthama, Senator Mutula Kilonzo Jr., Honourable Katana Ngala and all other dignitaries who found time to condole and pray with us.

We are very grateful to the Steering Committee in Nairobi led by Senator David Musila, Honorable Patrick Musimba, Mr. Mbuvi Ngunze and Mr. Japheth Mwania. We recognise the efforts of the Makindu Steering Committee led by Mr. Francis Muia. We appreciate the Committee of Retired Permanent Secretaries for going out of their way and ensuring that their friend and colleague had a befitting send-off. We acknowledge and thank the Kamba Council of Elders for ensuring that Sam was given a dignified send-off befitting of a Kamba Elder.

We recognise and pay tribute to the Clergy at St. Austin’s Church, St. Peters Catholic Church Makindu, Apostles of Jesus, The Most Precious Blood Sisters and the All Saints Cathedral. We remain grateful to the Nairobi Hospital and the team of Doctors and Nurses led by Dr. David Silverstein who went out of their way to ensure that he was as comfortable as he could possibly be during his hospitalisation. We thank all those who made hospital visits and for all who prayed with us and offered their encouragement during those difficult moments. We also thank Capital FM & the Kenya Airline Pilots Association for sending out a blood appeal. We especially thank all those who went out of their way to donate blood.

We acknowledge that there are very many others who stood with the Mbova family. As it is not possible to individually thank each one of you in this appreciation, kindly accept this as our sincere gratitude. We are overwhelmed and humbled by your love and kindness. Your support during this difficult period of grieving this loss has served as a great source of encouragement.

We really appreciate your thoughtfulness and sympathy. May the Almighty God bless you all!

Alex Kisiang’ani Wakapisi  

Appreciation

The family and funeral Committee of the Late Alex Kisiang’ani Wakapisi wish to give our most heartfelt appreciation to all those who stood with us during the painful loss, who heard our call for help when the medical bills became too heavy and who came forward to ensure that the burden of hospitalization was not left to the family.

Special thanks to the following groups and individuals: The Hon. Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka for gracing the fund raising ceremony as the guest of honor. The Bungoma County Senator Hon. Moses Wetangula, The Governor, Bungoma County Hon. W. Wangamati, Walubengo Waningilo, Kabuchai Constituency School Principals, head teachers, MCA’s and other friends, Hon. Chris Wamalwa, MP Kiminini and Hon. Martin Jamanuru, MCA Nabiswa Ward.

The Friends Church Ngong’ road, Sikulu Quarterly Meeting and Elgon East Yearly meeting for spiritual support. The tireless efforts of Civil Registration and Immigration Departments, Kenya Airways, Kenyatta University friends, Kaimosi Girls class 2003, Kitale National Polytechnic, Ministry of Lands ( County), Birunda teachers (serving and retired), Birunda Precious Ladies, Birunda young professionals, Kitale School, Kitale/Chwele/Nairobi neighbours, friends and well wishers. The many family members with whom we shared the pain; Chwele family; the Mukwe’s, the Wamunyinyi’s and the Tumwa’s, the Makkha’s, the Makhandia’s, the Musalia’s and Kabras family. The MP Shah Hospital Medical team, Dr. P Mbugua and Dr. Nebayosi for your efforts and care.

We are truly humbled by your overwhelming support and compassion during the trying time and how you stood with us to give Alex a dignified send-off.

(1 Thessalonians 3:9)

 

Apollo Munene Kihurani

Appreciation

 Sunrise: October 20th 1937 – Sunset: August 22nd 2018

With thanks giving to the Almighty God, we the family of the Late Apollo Munene Kihurani are greatly humbled and express our sincere appreciation to the immediate and extended families, relatives, friends, neighbours, well-wishers, both current and former colleagues for your overwhelming support, both financially and emotionally, during the difficult period of ailment and demise of our beloved Apollo Munene Kihurani.

Our deep gratitude also goes to: the dialysis team at Nairobi South Hospital, The ICU/HDU team, Dr Gache of Nairobi west Hospital, Dr. Maina Kanyi, Dr. John Ngigi among others for the specialized care they gave the late Apollo during his hospitilisation, Mr and Mrs Ngatia, the Management of both Savannah Cement Limited and Tata Chemicals Magadi Limited, Former Caltex Oil Colleagues, Amedo Centres Head Office colleagues and friends in the diaspora, for their financial support and prayers.

Special thanks to: the entire family for their Love, care, support, and prayers during Apollo’s sickness and demise, the funeral committee that worked tirelessly to ensure Apollo got a befitting send off, Ridgeways Baptist Church and Chrisco Church for standing with us through prayer and pastoral care during the funeral arrangements and service. We also thank all those who made it for our evening meetings at All Saints Cathedral, at home South C Mugoya and Kamatu Village family home, Mathira Sub County for the burial ceremony and all friends and colleagues.

Since we are not able to thank each one of you individually for the support extended to us in one way or the other, please accept our heartfelt appreciation. THANK YOU

We pray that the Lord God Almighty uplift you and continue to bless the work of your hands.

Loved ones die but they live in our hearts forever.

Samuel Ayodo Ogango

Appreciation

We, the family of the late Samuel Ayodo Ogango wish to glorify and exalt the Almighty God for the precious gift of life you granted him and the years that you gave him to share with us.

We are grateful to SDA New Life Church, Nairobi, especially Pastor Mwangi and his team led by John Omo and Walter Okuthe. Nairobi Central SDA Church, Dudu SDA church in Kamagambo, and ACK St. Marks church pastors.

We are also grateful to the entire medical team that attended to our father during his illness.

We pay special tribute to the funeral organizing committee both in Nairobi and Dudu village. The Kanyajuok welfare, the Koderobara friends led by Mr. Charles Ogalo and Mr Eden Robinson Odhiambo, Rabboni group,AWI Investors and Hon Owino Likowa, Chairman of SONY sugar company.

We also recognize the support of our MP from Rongo, Hon Paul Abuor, and members of Migori County Government.

To each one of you who consoled, prayed with us, shared their time, finances, and spiritual support; accept our heartfelt and sincere appreciation.

May the Lord bless you all.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 “In everything, give thanks”