Sunrise: 1942 – Sunset: 2023
It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on of Mama Marcella Nyantune Ongeri on 9th November, 2023.
She was a wife to the late Michael Ongeri Nyangoka and Co-wife to late Jane Moran Ongeri.
Daughter to the late Simeon Ong’oi and late Catherine Bosibori of Kiamwalimu Village, Karantini Sub-location Nyamira County.
Daughter in-law to the late Nicholas Nyangoka and late Elizabeth Nyanchera of Mong’oni Village.
Mother to Paustina Ratemo, Bogita Ongeri (Defence), Mwalimu Caroline Masankwa (Kegwanda Primary School), Maria Abongo (Siaya), Jones Nyakundi (National Treasury), Mwalimu Alfred Ongeri (Namirembe Primary Bungoma), Daniel Ongeri (KDF), Florence Nyakundi, Maurice Ongeri and Linet Chacha, Ben Nyangoka (Ministry of Health), Evans Nyakundi, Maureen Moi, Bonareri Bironga and Erick Ongeri.
Sister to Salome Mecha-Kehancha, the late Nyakundi, the late Mayaka, the late Omwenga, the late Mokeira, Nyang’au, Barare, Milka, Atuti, the late Mila, John Hussein, Robert, Pamela, Ongeri Ong’oi and Eunuke Kwamboka Nyamwaya.
Sister in-law to Hellen Mwamba, Samuel Omboga, the late Moran Oyugi, the late Yuvenalis Mokora, Silver Nyangoka, Gladys Barongo, Mellen Gwako and Elmelda Karimu, Joseph Mokaya, Eunice, Kenanda, Robina, Mary, Teresa, Peter Aoga, the late Francis Ongeri, the late Patrice Mogaka and Omboga Nyakundi.
Co-wife to Prisca Moraa, Josephine, Josca, the late Gesare Ongeri, the late Sabina Mogaka, the late Prisca Omboga and the late Kemuma Ongeri of Nyasore Village.
Mother In-law to the late Ratemo, Ellyfine, Masankwa, Abongo, Redempter, Betty, Sheilla, Pius, Judith, Stephen Chacha, Naomi,Agnes, Moi, Siko and Lilian.
Grandmother to Bobins Ratemo, Calvin, Lister, Sylivia, Brian Bogita, Catherine, Byron, Mercyline Masankwa, Robin and Geoffrey Masankwa, Beryl, Conrad, Alloyce, Emmanuel, Chrispus, Rltah Abongo, Perpetua Nyakundi, Angeline, Lovens, Robert, Calvin Nyangoka, Davine, Michael, Brivin, Dalton, Megan Gekone, Favour, Joel, Destiny Nyantune and Precious, Byron Nyakundi, Godfrey Morere, Pudence, Blessings Aoga, Brianne, Mike West, Bella, Gaudence Chacha, Boke, Ian, Joy, Pendo Chacha, Bonface Onchiri Gotema, Mochienio and RoseMary.
Great-grandmother to Anita Ontita,Aquilla Nyakundi, Fidel Ogutu, Geovanio and Gemini Zenus Muia, Jurell Bogita, Jibran Bogita, Innocent and Beryldinah, Emmanuellah and Neherna Nyamwaro, Jayden, Mike West Nyakundi and Helinah Momanyi.
Aunt to Mwarnba’s, Media’s, Mayaka’s, Nyaboe’s, Omboga’s, Mokora’s, Nyaktindi’s, Manani’s, Gwako’s, Mokua’s, Oyugl’s, Oniwenga’s, Barare’s, Nyang’aus, Milka Nyaboke’s, late John Matura, Simeon Ombaire and Nyabuti Omboga. Ekorem to the late Onyambu Onslnyo, the late Nyambari Maoncha, the late Moindi Osiocha, the late Rondi Tausi, the late Emmanuel Otaro, the late Omurwa Nyamwaya and Paskaria Omurwa, the late Mokoro, the late Collins Ochieng, Christopher Manunda and the late Maroa Gituti.
There will be a fundraising on Tuesday 21st November, 2023 at Professional Centre at 5.00pm Nairobi. Financioal support can be sent to Mpesa Number 0724824201 (Walter Ongeri).
The cortege will leave Christamarianne Funeral Parlour, Kisii on 23rd November 2023. Mama Marcella will be laid to rest on Friday 24th November, 2023 at her matrimonial home Biticha Village,Rigoma Division, Nyamira County.
“I am the resurrection and the life, the one who in me will live even though they die. John 11:25