14/10/1963 – 07/09/2017
We regret to announce the untimely death of Jacqueline Obeyia Mkalama on September 7th 2017 through a tragic work-related accident at Newark Airport, New Jersey, USA.
She was the daughter of the late Stephen Mkalama and the late Ruphina Obeyia of Budwong’i Village, Samia, Busia County. She was the sister to Hendrica Okondo, Theresa, William, Ronald, Rita, Derek, Sheila and Redempta. Doting Aunty to Jemma, Chantal, Marian, Elena, Connie, Luke, Stephanie, Diana, Francis, Stanley, Lucille, Leonel, Maria, Stephanie Ellen, Shabban, Brenda, Ruphina and Ivy among others. Sister in law to John Mark Okondo, Betty Phyllis Mkalama, Anne Mkalama and Anthony Safari. Cousin to Opondos, Mkalamas, Ngulus,Acholas, Nesobas,Abuyas,Agundas, Ososos, Hagyos and Bwangos.
Funeral Arrangements are taking place in Orange, Essex County New Jersey and in Nairobi. There will be a meeting for family and friends at Holy Family Basilica, Cardinal Otunga Plaza, Blessed Irene Nyatha Hall on Thursday 14th September at 5.30 pm. and a memorial service will be held on Monday 18th September at Holy Family Basilica at 2.00 pm.
For any enquiries the contact is: 0798299556, 0718334422 and 0722554689.