It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that the Chweya family announces the death of HON. DR. Hezron Gichana Manduku Nyakenyanya of Nyanturago Village, Nyaribari Masaba, Kisii County. Founder and Chairman of Hema Hospitals who served as assistant minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Member of Parliament for Nyaribari Masaba constituency; 1992 — 1997 and 2002 – 2007.
Son of the late Herodion Nyakenyanya and the late Eucabeth Masese. Son-in-law of the late Senior Chief Abuga and the late Biliah Nyanchama. Husband of Mrs. Florence Moraa Manduku (Sister). Father of the late Hubert Nyangwara Manduku, Dr. Vera Manduku Ataya (KEMRI), Rose Manduku-Oigara (US), Dr. Lily Kwamboka Nyaata (US), Eng. Hubert Nyandusi Manduku (Lasso), Telescova Gesare Manduku (Tele), Evelyne Makori Manduku (NHIF), Dr. Robert Nyakenyanya Manduku (Hema Hospital), the late Albert Chweya, Beldina Nyatero, Billiah Nyanchama Manduku.
Grandfather of Mona, Nyanchama, Albert Chweya, Hubert Jnr, Levania, Mwango, Lacey, Maya, Frankline Jnr, Kai, Kian, Samson Nyambati. Brother of the late Nicodemus Machoka (Nakuru), the late Ethilitha Atom, the late Benson Ochweri, Biliah Moraa, Kepha Mokua and Esther Kemuma (Ouru Stores). Father-in-law of the late Dr. Willis Ataya, Martin Oigara Nyambati, Frankline Nyaata, Emily Nyaboke, and Nollin Christine Machogu. Brother-in-law of Bathsheba,Atoni, Naum, the late Mouko, Margaret and Mogambi Mogaka (Ouru Stores), Elizabeth, Peter, ackson, Eunice, Cedric, Mary, Amos, Father Mwaura, Pr. Richard, the Ratemos, the Miriobas, and the Omaes, among others.
Nephew of the late Reuben Obegi, the late Malak Okioma, the late Betwel Osiemo, the late Livingtone Chweya, the late Crispus Ongaki, the late Francis Machoka (Nyaome). Cousin of Zedekiah Machoka, Stephen Maranga, Joseph Ochweri, Hudson Ochweri, Zephania Ondora, Samson Omwenga, Jeremiah Osoro, Elsaphan Osiemo, Yabesh Ongaki, Hezbon Chweya, Zephania Chweya, Kennedy Osiemo, Ben Ogoti, Samuel Nyambane, Pauline Nyang’ara, Belliah Nyanchera, Esther Moraa, Kennedy Okioma, Charles Okioma, Kambuni Ntabo, Chweya, Machoka, Mayioro, Onsare, Gichaba, Newson Machoka, and others.
Uncle of Commissioner Jeremiah Matagaro, Hezron Chweya, Obed Chweya, John Chweya (KRA), Philip Machoka (USIU), Fred Machoka, Duncan Machoka, Beldinah Nyanchongi (DPI), Herodion Machoka, Frankline Bosire, Collins Onsembe (MUT), Christine Ochweri (KEBS), James Reumac, Grace Atoni, Obed Atoni, Richard Atoni (Egerton),Valerie Makori, Anita Moraa (KSG), Stafford Mokua, Janet Mouko, Nyakenyanya Mouko, Moraa Mogambi, Mogotu Mogambi, Samora N, Ben Ondora, Dickson Manduku, Andrew Isaaca, among others Korera to late Joseph and late Hellen Maya, Ms. Norah Moraa, the late Samson And Alice Nyambati, Peter and Eunice Osindi, Mr. Charles and Gladys Machogu.
The cortege will depart Lee Funeral Home on Thursday 29th August for Kisii and proceed to Nyanturago Secondary School for funeral service on 30th August 2019.