Sunrise: 25/03/1929 — Sunset: 14/05/2023
We regret to announce the passing on of Mr. Joseph Charana Ongwae, the first KNUT Treasurer, Nyamira District, on 14th May 2023 in Nairobi.
Son to the late Samuel Ongwae and the late Yunes Kwamboka.
Husband to Martha Mogere and the late Agnes Nyaboke. Father to the late Lumumba, Josephine Charana Onyambu (NCCG), Kennedy Charana (IEBC), the late Mboya, the late Karani, Jane (Nakuru West Sec), Janet (Nyaigesa TVET), George (KDF), Jackline (USA), Mary (Nbi), Jasper (Gianchore T.F), Eng. Joshua Charana (KTDA-Gatunguru), Dr. Charana (KNH), Benard (Kiserian), Johnson (Ngong), Josiah (Gekomoni Sec), Jared (Silibwet Sec), & Jackline (Eldoret).
Father-in-law to the late Ebisibah, Peter Gekara, Mellen (Onsando Girls), Julius (KTDA), Jane (Rirumi), Nancy (Kisumu), Elkanah, Julius (USA), Peter (Kenya Power), Rosemary (Gekomoni Sec), Kerubo, Janet (Meru Univ.), Mercy (M&E Eye Clinic Rongai), Margaret, Divinah, Liz, Emily, and Samuel.
Granddad to Geoffrey (Kemera), Nancy (NCCG), Fred (Daylink computers), Gerald (Mzalendo News), Dr. Kireki (NCRH), Linet (CoG), Eng. Judy (ICM Spa-Konza Technopolis), Kerubo, Galvin, Shantelle, Ian & Amos, Jayla, Denilson, Joseph, Melissa, James, Jayden, Ethan, Ashley, Nyaboke, Adrian, Lennon, and Esther. Great granddad to Gabriella, Nyaanga, Saringi.
Brother to the late Boyani, the late Saringi, Late Ndubi, Late Mbeta, Late Moturi, Nyokaye, Nyamasosa, Late Mayaka, and Late Bochaberi.
Uncle to Senator Okong’o Mogeni (Senator Nyamira County), Kwamboka, Bwari, Nyangau, Joseph (KCB), Pst. Obondi, Karani, Dickson, Julius,Apambu, Late Matunda, Cllr. Nyabuti, Stanley Nyakundi, Edwin, Ondicho, and Mosigisi.
Korera to Aumbi, the late Gekara, the late Nyamori, the late Rioba, the late Kebwaro, Miranyi, the late Onsongo, Oyaro Bisimba, Kayo, Ndemo, Hon.Arama (MP Nakuru West), Nyarenchi, Morata, the late Motugutwa, Sporta, Bosire, Masira, Karancha, Kemori.
In-law to the late Yunes, Rudia, Milka, Ombego, Bonuke, Mayaka, Rudia, Dinah, Kerubo, Late Hellen, Nyabuti, Late Kemunto, Nyamoita Mbeta, Late Nyamoita, Late Sarah, Late Linet, Late Oseko, Hon.Ben Momanyi, Hon.Stephen Mogaka, Late Matureti, Late Bogonko, Late Hellena, Late Togo, Late Orenchi, Kamanda,Auka, Onduko, Charles, Tom, Onsate, Lydiah and Mary.
Semo to; Meshack Nyakundi, Late Orori, Late Gekara, Late Chweya, Juma, Late Mose, Mbunche.
Main fundraising is held today, Tuesday, 6th June 2023 at his Egesieri home, Guardian Hotel and Professional Centre tomorrow,Wednesday, 7th June 2023 from 5.00pm to 8.00pm.
The cortege leaves Umash Funeral Home on Thursday, 15th June 2023 for funeral service at his home in Egesieri village, Bomanyanya sub-location, West Mugirango location, Nyamira County on Friday, 16th June 2023.