Maria Angeles (Cuca) Canel
We regret to announce the death of Cuca Canel, which occurred on 29th March 2023 at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. She was born on 17th July 1927 in La Coruna, Spain.
Daughter of the late Carlos Canel de la Riega and the late Manuela Garcia Sanchez. Sister to Marisa, Carlos, Manuela, Fernando (all deceased) and Berta.
An economist by profession, she came to Kenya in 1961 and was instrumental in setting up many Kianda Foundation projects: Kianda College, Kianda School, Kibondeni College, Kimlea School and Tewa School.
An overnight vigil will be held at Kianda School Chapel on Monday 3rd April from 5.30 p.m.
The funeral Mass will be on Tuesday 4th April at 9.00 a.m. at Kianda School Chapel, followed by burial at Lang’ata Cemetery.
May her soul rest in eternal peace!
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