It is with deep regret we announce the death of Mr Rajnikant Nathoo Maya Dodhia on Sunday, 22nd March 2020 in Croydon, UK. 

He was Son of Late Savitaben and Late Nathoo Maya. He was Son-in-Law of Late Liluben and Late Nathoo Karman. He was the Husband of Kusum (Saku).

He was Father of Nishma, Jinal and Dipan. He was Father-in-Law of Pooja Sikka. He was Grandfather of Ehaan. He was Brother of Champa (Kisumu). Mahendra. Dinesh. Arun and Bharti.

He was Brother-in-Law of Late Shashikant Maganlal Shah, Pravina Mahendra, Subadhra Dinesh, Late Navin Khimji Shah, Late Rajnikant (Manjula), Arvind (Indu), Nilesh (Raksha), Panna (Late Suresh Premchand), Shaila (Late Anil Meghji Haria), Shurbhi (Ashok Zaverchand). Dina (Nitin Nemchand) and Divya (Mukesh Nanji).

“When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure”

The Trustees, Office Bearers and Managing Committee of Shree Visa Oshwal Community Nairobi send their heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.


Shelmith Nyawira Kiburi

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we r announce the demise of Shelmith Nyawira Kiburi.

Wife of the late Samuel Kiburi Wakaria. Daughter of the late Kibuthu. Sister of Hannah Wachera Ndigirigi, the late Charles Mugo Kibuthu, Simon Ndiritu Kibuthu and Martha Waihuini Waweru. Mother of Peter Nderitu Kiburi (Mombasa), James Mwangi Kiburi (Ministry of Education Nairobi), Raphael Gichuki Kiburi (Thika) and Charles Mugo Kiburi (Nyeri). Mother-in-law of Pastor Susan Nyambura Nderitu, Lucy Wanjugu Mwangi, Margaret Nyokabi Gichuki and Gladys Makena Mugo. She lives behind many Grand and great Grand children.

The cortege leaves Mathari St Michael Funeral home, Nyeri on Saturday 28th March 2020 at 7:00am for funeral service and burial thereafter at her farm at Makutano, Kiandu Village Unjiru Sub-location Karundu location, Tetu Sub County Nyeri County.

We love you but God loves you more, Rest In peace with the Angels.

Samson Oyugi Bala

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the demise of Mr Samson Oyugi Bala of Asembo location, Ujwang’a village, Siaya County on 19th March 2020.

Son of the late Noah Bala, the late Norah Bala, the late Salome Bala and the late Esther Bala. Husband of the late Jane Oyugi and Florence odour. Father of the late Claris Anyango, Eng. Joe Oyugi, the late George Kambona, the late Edwina Adhiambo, Judith Oyugi, Elly Odindo and Derrick oduor. Son in law of the late Elkana Orwa and the late Julia Orwa of Uyoma kokwiri and the late Charles Oduor and Susan Oduor of Alego Kaugagi. Brother of the late Si(pa, Joseph, the late John, the late Elly, the late Shem, the late Issac the late Dan, the late Otengo the late Daudi, Henry, Phoebe, Gedion, Ezekiel and Irene. Father-in-law of the late Njeya, Mary, Regina, the late Orieko and Hassan. Brother in law of Phoebe, Getrude, Jacinta, the late Melchizedek, the late Deredah, the late Trufena, the late Dede, Agnetta, the late Benter among others. Grandfather of Aoko, Dr. L Oyugi, Lee, Kelsey, Toinny, Kennedy, Biko, Michelle and Tashajane. Great grandfather of Delvik, Shanoz, Mariya and Allen.

The cortege leaves Chiromo Mortuary on Friday 3rd April at 8.am for Asembo, Siaya county. Burial will take place on 4th April at his home in Ujwang’a village.

Contribution from well-wishers can be sent to Mpesa Paybill no. 726062, Account No. (Your name).

Irene Akinyi Odera Kitinya

 Sunrise: 11th December 1970 – Sunset: 24th March 2020

It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the death of Irene Akinyi Odera Kitinya. Formerly of Top Skill People Solutions (COO), Airtel Africa (CHRO), Airtel Kenya (HR-Director), Barclays Bank of Kenya, GSK, CMC Motors and Amref Board.

Loving wife of Silas Kitinya. Beloved daughter of the late Maria Josephine and the late Richard Odera. Daughter-in-law of the late Ishmael Kitinya and Hellen Kitinya, the late Eunice, Florence, Joseph, John, Tobias, Walter, Sammy and Dickson.

Devoted mother of David, Maria, Raphael and Zawadi. Sister of Lilian, the late Florence, Adelaide, Redempta, Christine, the late Gloria, Isaac, Steve, Val, Yvette and Jerry.

Sister-in-law of Tom, Grace, Peter, George, Evans, Lawrence, Joseph, William, Austine, the late Ernest, Brian, Lilian, Robert, Dorothy, Godfrey, Modercai, Wangari, Rosie, Fredah, Donna, Rose amongst others.

Cousin of Sally, June, Canary, Peter, Pita, Mike, Willy, Paul, Brian, Jacob, Grace, Betty amongst others. Niece of the late Arthur, the late Albert, Jane, Awino, the late Joash, Akango and Patricia. First granddaughter of the late Edward Odera and late Anastasia Siangani. Beloved Aunty of many.

The burial date will be communicated at a later date. There will be no formal gathering to condole with the family as per the current government directive.

Friends and family who wish to assist may forward their contributions to Paybill No. 8012593.

“In God’s hands you rest, in our hearts you live forever.”

Elosy Kaguna Mutegi

It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the untimely passing on of Elosy Kaguna Mutegi which occurred on 23/03/2020 at KNH after short illness. Formerly Nurse of KNH and current school Nurse of Moi Girls Nairobi.

Loving wife of Joshua Mutegi Ngaine. Daughter of the late Benson Murang’a and Miriam Murang’a. Devoted mother of Lima Kagendo, Enock & Murugi, Benson & Millicent, Henry & Kasandi & Samuel Muriithi. Sister of Japhlet, Festus, Rev. Luanda, Ustus, the late Rogers, Ngai, Lawrence, Njue, Muriuki, Kinyua, Sicily, Casty, Murugi, Ciambaka, & Wanja. Grandmother of Duwaine, Shadrack, Adasa, Gakenia, Makena, Liam. Step daughter of Juliet Murang’a. Daughter-in-law of the late Duncan Ngaine, the late Gladys & the late Faith Ngaine. Aunt and cousin of many.

The cortege leaves KNH Mortuary on 31st March 2020 at 6 am for burial at his home in Mukuuni Sub-Location, Chuka – Igamba Ngombe Sub-County, Tharaka Nithi County.

A requiem mass for celebration of her life will be announced at a later date. Kindly bear with us.

Contributions towards funeral expenses can be sent to Joshua Ngaine 0723749852.

Timothy 4:7; I have fought a good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith

Cecilia Abuya Ndinya

 4/12/1959 – 23/3/2020

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on of our beloved Cecilia Abuya Ndinya which occurred on 23rd March 2020. She was a former cateress at Maseno University. She hails from Okwatch Village, Sidho East II Location, Chemelil in Muhoroni Sub-County.

Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Abuya and the late Silvanus Ndinya and Hellen Ndinya. Mother of Julie Brenda Awuor (AFC). Sister of Serphine, the late Dalmas, the late Cylirus, the late Aloice, the late Rose, Aloice, Eng. Edward (Public Works, Garissa), Bibiana (TVETA), Elizabeth (IFC), Fintan (Strathmore School), John (Businessman, Nairobi), the late Anne, Paul (Dubai), Capt. Vincent (Kenya Airways) and Dr. Florentius (Ministry of Health, Kisumu). Sister-in-law of Jackie (Planet Yoghurt), Emmanuel (IEBC), Linda, Effie (Dubai), Sarah (Educatel) and Dr. Evelyne (Ministry of Health, Kisumu). Aunty of Cleophas, Sunday, Peter, Doreen, Eileen, Einstein, Robert, Regina, Beatrice among others.

Cecilia will be laid to rest on 28th March 2020 at a private ceremony. A memorial will be held at a later date.

Galatians 6:9 — Let us not grow tired of doing good, for in due time we shall reap our harvest, if we do not give up.

Keziah Njeri Gachanja “Mama Ben”

Sunrise: 1950 – Sunset: 24th March 2020

It is with great sadness and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the demise of Keziah Njeri Gachanja which occurred on 24th of March 2020.

Wife of the late Hon. Clement Benson Gachanja. Mother of Wilson Gachanja. Mother-in-law of Josephine Gachanja. Grandmother of Venessa and Carlton. Sister of Sabina Kuguru. Sister-in-law of Charles & Jane, Joseph & Salome, Mary, Patrick & Salome. Aunty, friend and mentor to among others.

The cortege leaves Lee Funeral Home on 31st March 2020 for a private burial ceremony at her rural home in Mbicii village, Gatundu North, in Kiambu County.

The date for the Requiem Mass shall be announced after the COVID-19 crisis.

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

Japuonj Hezekiah Owiny Awange (Wuod Nyaimbo, Wuod Apiyo)

1932 – 14/03/2020

It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of the will of God that we announce the death of Mwalimu Hezekiah Owiny Awange (retired ), former Headteacher Arina Primary Kisumu and founder Headteacher Kambare Secondary School.

Son of the late Nicodemus Awange Oguna and Christabel Ogweno. Husband of Emily Adhiambo Owiny. Father of Dr. George Owiny (UK), Ruth Msikinya (S.A), the late Samuel, the late Tom, the late Anna, Rosemary Owiny, Jackline (US), Sarah, Catherine, Mildred, Everline and Eng. Horace.

He has left several grandchildren. Son-in-law of Stephen Ohowa Muhando and Peres Lwayo of Gem (Malanga). Brother-in-law of Alice, Jane, the late Harun, the late Jenipher, the late Booker among others. Brother of the late Shadrack Angolo, the late Margaret Agik ,late Paul Odera, Florence Siro and Martha Auma among others. Step brother of Adol’s including Emmanuel, Ann, Simon, Moses, Elizabeth among others.

Contributions to offset the burial expenses can be made through paybill number 8012553, account number put your name. Deadline 28/03/2020.

There is hope beyond the grave.

Agnes Ondieki Gesimba (baba)

1922 – 2020

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the death of Mrs Agnes Ondieki Gesimba (baba), wife of the late James Gesimba Ongori. Co-wife of Paustina Nyanchera Gesimba of Kenama village (Getuki), Tendere location Ogembo Division.

Daughter of the late Ogesi Nyandwaro and the late Kwamboka Ogesi of Ibencho. Mother of Keremensia, Kemunto, Josephine, the late Christopher Orina, Jane, Margaret, Florence, Mariita, Joice, Ruth, Calen, Charles Gesimba (Nrb), Annah, Hellen among others. Grandmother of Maurice Buri (Nrb), Jackline, George, Dennis, Lawrence (Nrb), Everline, Chris, Bosibori, the late Mogoi, Nyamoita. Benard, Job, Osundu, Brian, Nicholas Tariki, Gloria (USA), Nisha, Nyabuto, Thomas, Moses Basweti, Nyagwoka Nyantenga, Samson Ontita, Jack Nyamari,Bochere, Paul Ogembo Gesimba (USA) among others.

The cortege leaves Lenmek Funeral Home Monday 30th March at 12.00pm to her home in Kenama Village (Getuki), Keragia Sub location and burial will take place on Tuesday 31 March 2020.

The Lord Gives and The Lord Takes.

I have fought a good fight, I have finished the race, I have Kept the faith; 2 Timothy 4:7

Patrick Muhoro Mbau

Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company Ltd regrets to announce the death of Patrick Muhoro Mbau, which occurred on 23rd March 2020.He hails from Muranga County, Kiharu sub-county, Mbiri Location, Maragi village.

Son of John Mbau and Eunice Mbau. Brother of the late Jane Mbau, the late James Mbau, Richard Mbau (Muranga Shuttles) Julia Mbau (N.C.W.S.C) Jackson. Mbau Joseph Mbau (N.C.W.S.C) and Julius Mbau.

The cortege leaves Muranga District Hospital Mortuary on 27th March 2020 at 8:30 am thereafter burial will be held at his home Muranga County, Kiharu Sub-County, Mbiri Location, Maragi village.

May the Almighty God rest his soul in peace