It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Mary Esther Anyango Owino Odengo on Thursday 29th August 2019, following a brave battle with cancer.
Mary was the devout wife of the late Moses Owino Odengo. Loving mother of the late Emily Odengo, the late Lucy Odengo, Beatrice Odengo, Kennedy Odengo, Patrick Odengo and Rose Odengo. Daughter of the late Patrick Chiaji and the late Zeruiah Adhiambo Chiaji of Siala Kaduol, Gem. Daughter- in-law of the late Wellington Odengo and the late Norah Odengo. Mary is the sister of Rebecca Kamidigo, the late Joash Oturi, the late Alice Opere, Ruth Owuor, and the late Moses Oduol. Sister-in-law of the late Benjamin Othieno, Dr Alice Olewe-Nyunya, Dr Wilfrida Olaly, the late Monica Ariko, Jenipher Nyamgero, the late Clarice Abol-Nyunya, the late Jane Awuor, the late Joan Kung’a and the late Naaman Oluoch.
Friends and family are meeting daily at Hot Dishes Restaurant, opposite Cardinal Otunga Plaza in Nairobi from 5.00pm.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday 10th September 2019 at 2.00pm, at the All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi. This will be followed by a fundraiser from 5.00pm at the same venue to offset funeral expenses.
Mary will be laid to rest in her marital village of Sirongo, Alego Central, Siaya on Saturday 14th September 2019.