Born 29.07.1953 – 24.02.2017
It is with profound sadness and great pain that we announce the untimely death of His Excellency Governor Nderitu Gachagua, on Friday, 24th February, 2017, while undergoing treatment at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, United Kingdom. He was the respected Governor of Nyeri County. Beloved son of the late Mzee Nahashon Gachagua Reriani & Martha Kirigo Gachagua. Husband of Margaret Nyokabi & Margaret Waithiegeni. Father of Susan Kirigo Maina & Joe Maina, Mercy Wanjira Early & William Timothy Early, Ken Gachagua and Jason Kariuki. Grandfather of Sean Maina and Judah Ikeno Robert Early. Brother of James Reriani & Francisca Wambui, Johnson Kibaara & Charity Gathoni, Peterson Wachira & Anna Njeri, Jackson Reriani & Priscilla Wambui, the late Dr. Fred Wachira & Grace Nyawira, Rigathi Gachagua & Pastor Dorcas Wanjiku, Leah Wangari & Peterson Muriuki Gatata, Eunice Nyangari, Dr. Josephine Wangari (PhD) & Christopher Wanjaria, Dr. Gacheke Simons (PhD) & Scott Simons, Lilian Wamuyu Wachira & Mark Wachira Irani and Linda Muthoni Ngatia & Ngatia Mwangi.
Prayers are being held daily from 5:30 pm at All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi from Tuesday, the 28th of February to Friday the 3rd of March 2017, from 3pm at the late Governor Gachagua’s Residence in Hiriga and from 4 pm at his Ring Road Residence in Nyeri Town. His body will be leaving London on Wednesday the 1st of March 2017 at 5:35 pm aboard Kenya Airways, arriving on Thursday the 2nd of March 2017 at 5am from where it will be taken to Lee Funeral Home.
Friends and supporters who may want to meet his body are welcome to do so at the Lee Funeral home at 6:30 am. The funeral service will take place on Monday the 6th of March, 2017 at his home in Hiriga village, Ngorano location, Mathira West sub-county, Nyeri county. It will begin promptly at 11am and all mourners are requested to be seated by 10am.
The cortege will leave Lee Funeral home at 7am.
“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.” Romans 14:8