1929 – 2022
It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we are saddened to announce the passing of our Patriarch Mwalimu Jacktone Henry Abonyo Kwadha on Sunday 18th December 2022.
Dearest Husband to Dorine Adhiambo Abonyo. Beloved son of the late Kwadha Ooko and the late Dorcas Ab-ongto of Kajore Masala Uyoma. Son-in-law to the late Ibrahim Onyango Akuot and the late Susan Amisi of Seme Konywera. Loving Father to Alice Abonyo, Aggrey Ooko, the late Martin Ochieng, Isaac Ogutu, Arch. Erastus Abonyo, Prisca Abonyo, Prof. Okello Abonyo, Paul Oreke, Ouma Killoh, Elisha Okongo, Risper Juana and the late Ibrahim Onyango.
Father-in-law to Mwalimu Paul Opondo, Pamela Ooko, Esther Kwadha, Gladys Onditi, Mercy Ochieng, the late Hellen Ochieng, Omiro Mwaiuma, Arch. Dorothy Abonyo, George Oguma, Reselyne Ogango, Caroline Abayo, Beryl Odongo and Violet Okong’o.
Brother to the late Loice Ooko, the late Magdalina Omil, the late Charles Atieno, the late Risper Juma, Perez Ochiel, Jane Anyango and the late Christabel Odero. Brother-in-law to the late Judith Okello, the late Walter Okalo, the late Nereah ANgutu James Mbogo, Betty Ochieng, Rose Ndalo Asembo Onyango, Otieno Okech (Ratita), Dickson Auko, Joseph Orwa, Gilbert Opany and Joel Awuor.
Uncle to Jennifer Oreke, Alice Ouma, Benter, Jason Omit and the late Richard Kwadha, Jonathan Onditi and Margaret Mito.
Special grandfather to Risper Juma, Roy Ochieng, Elly Kwadha, Winnie Ooko, Stacy Ochieng, Brian Ogutu, Noela Ogutu, jacktone Abonyo, Ted Abonyo,Yvonne Akinyi, Al-Kwadha, Dick Oguma, Derick Odhiambo, Sarah Abong’o, Gift Okello, Maureen Adhiambo, Rachel Achieng’, Joy Adhiambo. Melanie Esther, Godfred Junior, Hudson Abonyo, Martin Ochieng’,Aggrey Ochieng, Dr. Charles Atieno among others. Great-grandfather to Ivanca, Adia, Hellen Renee, Favour among others.
Family and friends are meeting daily at the family home in Kakwadha, Masala, Uyoma in Siaya County for funeral arrangements.
Financial support to the family to assist in Mzee’s farewell can be channeled through the committee treasurer on: 0724700276.
The cortege will leave Lwak Mortuary for a brief church service at St. Marks – Ruma ACK on 30th December, 2022 and thereafter proceed to the home at Kakwadha Masala in Uyoma where the burial service will be held on Saturday 31st December, 2022.
2nd Timothy 4:7 “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”