Grace Karura Ndung’u


The greatest comfort during our sorrow was the sympathy and support conveyed to us in so many heartfelt ways. We deeply appreciate your thoughtfulness, kindness and overwhelming generosity.

We, the family of the late Grace Karura Ndung’u, thank you most sincerely.

My beloved wife, our wonderful mother, our graceful grandmother, lovely sister and friend; though you have left us physically, we will forever cherish you in our hearts.

Special thanks to: The Nairobi Chapel and Karura Community Chapel led by Reverend Nick Korir and Pastor Evans Makatia respectively for leading us in prayer and supporting us in laying Mum to rest.

The Doctors and Nurses from Nairobi Hospital , MP Shah hospital and Avenue Hospital for their care through the years.

Nurse Phyllis Ndungu of Avenue Hospital and Nurses Beth Nyambura and Zipporah Wangari who took care of her at home.

Nancy Gathigia Muchira

The family of the late Nancy Gathigia Muchira wish to thank all of you who supported us in mourning and laying to rest our dear departed wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, sister-in-law and aunty.

We especially wish to thank the Moderator, Rev. Muhinyia, and the entire PCEA Kerugoya Parish, the Catholic Parish — Kerugoya, and the Anglican Church of Kenya — Kirinyaga Diocese. Her prayer partners in Kerugoya, Karatina, Embu & Nairobi, and friends and family in Kerugoya, Nairobi, Karumandi and Karatina. The members of the Kerugoya & Nairobi funeral committees under the stewardship of Mr. Moses Gachoka and Mr. Pius Muchira. Also, we would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to the Judiciary – Kirinyaga County, the Mt. Kenya Branch of the Law Society of Kenya, and the Kerugoya Chapter in particular.

Since it may not be possible to thank each and every one of you individually, kindly accept our sincere and heartfelt appreciation and may our good Lord bless you abundantly.

“Blessed are those who die in the Lord…”

Salome Nyokabi Muriithi-Wahome (Sally)

20/11/1972 – 11/07/2019

We, the family of the late Salome Nyokabi Muriithi-Wahome (Sally), wish to thank Almighty God for having blessed us with her beautiful soul for 46 years. We thank him for the wonderful memories he allowed us to create and to share with her Sally was a blessing to us and all that she touched.

We wish to convey our heart felt gratitude to all the friends, relatives, neighbors for their warmth, prayers and overwhelming support during this difficult moment. We would like to thank in a very special way, the Funeral Organizing Committee who came together to assist the family to give Sally a befitting farewell. Your time and service will always be appreciated and remembered.

We wish to acknowledge the Catholic Parish Tetu especially Fr. Harman Kiboi, and Fr. Michael Kahurani (Riara Parish Church) together with the beautiful choir who conducted her final Mass. We recognize and thank Pastor Innocent Shikanga of Hope Evangelistic Ministries Huruma and his worship team who stood with us and encouraged us in Umoja. To the wonderful teams of family, friends and service providers who ensured that everything proceeded well on a daily basis during the preparation for and the laying of our dearest Sally to rest, we thank you! There are no words that can truly convey our gratitude and appreciation to all for standing with the family during the trying period.

Since we cannot reach you all individually, please accept this communication channel as our sincere means of conveying our heartfelt appreciation. May God bless you all abundantly.

Eternal rest grant unto our dear Sally oh Lord, and let your perpetual light shine upon her Lord. May she rest in Eternal Peace.


Mwalimu Ephantus Gaitho Mukiri

Unveiling of the Cross

On Saturday, we celebrate one year since you went to be with the Lord. It still feels like it happened yesterday. It is difficult to forget someone dear who gave us so much to remember.

A great soul never dies. Though it has not been easy for all of us, your wise counsel and life lessons that you instilled on us shall forever remain anchored in our hearts.

We will forever cherish the moment we spent with you.

To all those who gave us overwhelming support during our trying moment, kindly accept our gratitude.

Dearly missed by your loving wife, children, grandchildren, family and friends.

Unveiling of the cross will be held on Saturday 24th August 2019 at his Matuiku Farm.

John 11:25 ‘I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me though he may die, shall live forever’


Edwins Teddy Barasa Saja (ETB)

Commemoration and Appreciation

 07/02/1983 – 20/08/2015

It is exactly four years since that fateful day when you suddenly left us. Today like many days brings special memories about you. The best are always picked, and you were one of those. The beautiful moments that you shared with us remain etched in our memories. Your blissful personality lives within us even though you are not physically present anymore.

Much appreciation goes to friends and family who saw us through the difficult mourning period. This was through their unwavering financial support and prayers. Special appreciation to the entire Landless community (Thika), the ACK St. John’s Happy Valley Church, the then Goodwish fraternity, Old Boys of Chania High School, Mutef Self Help Group, Wespro Women Group, Munyu Mixed Secondary School and finally the Mountain View ACK members. We would not have managed this journey without the support of our immediate families, the Mulukas of Emanyulia and the Barasa family of Amagoro. Very special and extra ordinary gratitude to family friends Esther Kiarie, the Mungais (Muguga) and the Kamangas for standing with us every single minute from the day ETB left us up to when we laid him to rest.

Dearly missed by your Dad, Marishom, mum Violet, brother, Larry and sisters, Sheila and Molly.

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. — Isaiah 40:29

Florence Mokeira Ondari (Queen)

 1956 – 28th July 2019


We the family of the late Mr. Samuel Ondari Obare thank God for the time that he allowed us to be with our dear mum. As a family we wish to express our sincere gratitude to all relatives, neighbours, friends and all well-wishers for the overwhelming moral, emotional, financial as well as spiritual support extended to us through personal visits, messages of encouragement and various support during the long illness and funeral arrangements after promotion to glory of our beloved Florence Mokeira Ondari. The individual and corporate support made it easier for us to give her a befitting send-off.

As a family we recognize and appreciate your support and while we may not be able to recognize everybody, we wish to appreciate; The County Government of Kakamega & The County Planning Unit lead by Mr. Jacob Mumia, The Economists Social Welfare, the Economists Society of Kenya, Umoja I SDA Church, Milimani SDA Church-Bungoma, Nyapara Four SDA Church, UDSM SDA Church, Zion Ministers, St.Patricks Kimukung’i Girls, Riabagaka Primary School & community, Fortune Realtors, The Standard Group PLC & Staff, SMC248, Vineyard Ministries-UON, CPP-UON, KHOBA, the Nairobi committee lead by Kennedy Onkangi and Wycliff Ongwae, the home committee led by Elder Onsongo, William Ontiri Mwabonareri Self Help Group Junior and Senior, Among the individual support the family is grateful to the support provided by; Hon. Shadrack Mose MP Kitutu Masaba and Staff, Daniel Odhiambo, Mr. Patrick Mwai, Hudson, Mokua Hamsini, Morwani, Oyoo, Austine, Innocent Ondieki, (Rtd) Captain Mogaka, Dr. V. Keraro, Prof C. Tenge, Simon Wangila, Mr Henry Wabwoba,Pastor Jeremiah, Dickson Keari, Alex. Matasi, W Mogaka, Elder Gabriel Okuthe & team, Sikuu Dr Achoc, David Atanasi, Jackson Ontegi & Family, Joshua Mosomi, James Nyabochoa & Family, Wycliff Omagwa & family. The team of doctors at different levels Dr. Dismus Kazimoto, Dr. Paul Borome, Dr. Susan Karanja, Dr. Peter itunguu, Dr.Wabwire, Dr R Nyikuli, Dr. Oyiro, Dr. S. Mutua, the Palliative Care, Nurses and other medical staff at Ladnan, Nairobi West and KNH who ensured that her treatment was comfortable at all stages.

To all since it is not possible to mention by name please accept this message as our most sincere recognition and expression of our appreciation of your Iove, consolation and generous support. May the lord return unto you bountifully.

`Mum, in God’s Hands you rest and in our hearts you remain forever.’

Obadia Muchori Gathingi


Sunrise: 20.12.1947 – Sunset: 26.07.2019

Mrs. Joyce Mumbi Muchori and the entire family of the late Obadia Muchori Gathingi wish to express our sincere and heartfelt gratitude to all relatives, friends and well-wishers for the overwhelming moral, material and spiritual support extended to the family through prayers, personal visits, messages of encouragement and sacrificial giving during the long illness and promotion to glory of our beloved Obadia Muchori on 26th July 2019.

Special thanks to all the doctors and care givers who attended him during his illness, and in particular Dr. Abwao, Dr. Musau, Dr Wanyoike, Dr. Sridhar (HCG Cancer Care – India), Hope4Cancer (Mexico) clinic doctors, resident Doctors of M.P. Shah — ICU unit and the staff of HCG CCK Cancer Center Nairobi; PCEA Nairobi West, PCEA St. Peter’s Kiaguthu congregations and all those who prayed with and for him; the OMG Medical Fund organizing committee and members, the NHIF, Jubilee insurance, Madison Insurance and all those who contributed towards his treatment in Kenya, Mexico, and India; the Funeral Organizing committees in Nairobi and Kiaguthu; Rev. Gicheru, Rev. Kalii, Rev_ Njenga among other members of the clergy; all who attended his funeral, memorial service, prayer meetings or sent messages of condolences; and all who participated in one way or the other in facilitation of the funeral service and burial held on 2nd August 2019.

To you all, since it is not possible to mention you all by name, please accept this message as our most sincere recognition and expression of our appreciation of your love, consolation, and generous support. May The Lord Our God Bless You All

“Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Yes,” says the Spirit, “that they may rest from their labors, and their works follow them.” (Rev 14:13)


Harriet Karimi Mwai

1st Anniversary/Unveiling of the Cross

It is one year since you left us and went to be with the Lord. Your love and the sparkle of life that you brought out in each one of us will never dim. We will always be grateful for the wonderful and blessed life that God allowed us to share.

You are fondly remembered by your Husband Mwai, Children Carol, Kirigo, Muthoni, Maureen, relatives and friends.

We also take this opportunity to sincerely thank everyone who took time to mourn, console and pray with us following the demise of our beloved mum.

Special thanks to PCEA Embu west parish, PCEA Ngorano Parish, 4MG group Embu, Mutahi family, Tan family, Mrs Rahab Magoti and Mrs Evalyn Kariuki.

As we are not able to reach all of you in person, please accept this message as an expression of our deepest gratitude.

The Anniversary and the unveiling of the Cross will be held at their home in PIAI, Kirinyaga near Embu town on Saturday 17th August, 2019, starting at 11.00am.

Rest in peace our heroine in God’s hands you rest, in our hearts you live forever.

Captain Boniface Waweru Kibe (Wa-Maria)


14/09/1954 — 05/07/2019

We the family of the late Capt Boniface Kibe aka Wamaria, wish to express our sincere and heartfelt gratitude to our immediate family and relatives, friends and well wishers for your overwhelming support in prayers, hospital and home visits, material support, and inspiring messages during the hospitalization, funeral arrangements and subsequent burial of our beloved Capt. Kibe.

Special thanks to Dr. Raina, Gevanjee and the entire ICU team of MP Shah Hospital for your tireless effort as you tried to save Kibe’s life; To Kenya Airline Pilots Association led by Capt. WaMurimi, the funds and burial planning committee and members of the various groups that Kibe associated with, asanteni sana.

We were humbled by the support we received from the Clergy and Christians of St. Simon, Kiamumbi Parish led by Rev. Warui and Rev. Muraguri (attached Clergy) ;your presence during the hospitalization and grieving period eased our sorrow. Last but not least, many thanks to Rt Rev. Julius Karanu, bishop of Mt Kenya south and Rt. Rev. James Nganga bishop emeritus of Mt Kenya south and all the other clergy present for conducting the final send off.

God bless you all.

John Kibunja Kahiu


We the family of the late John Kibunja Kahiu would like to express our sincere and heartfelt gratitude to all who took time to mourn, condole, and pray with us following the death of our beloved son, brother, father, and grandfather during the funeral arrangements and the subsequent burial in Pennsylvania USA.

While we are grateful to all of you, we would like to especially thank our Almighty God for the years and blessings he gave John to us. We would like to mention the Tassia Catholic Church, the funeral committees in Nairobi Kenya and in Pennsylvania USA, the Senate of Pennsylvania led by Senator Elisabeth J. Baker. We would also like to thank the community of Fedha for the love and support they showed to the entire family.