It is with profound sadness and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on of Mrs. Jennifer Gikui Kioni on 9th November 2016 after a long illness bravely borne.
Daughter of the late Rev. Canon Ephantus Waithaka and the late Elizabeth Njahira. Beloved wife of the late Stephen Joseph Kioni, founder Secretary General of the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT). Beloved mother of George Kahugu Kioni, Waithaka Kioni, Kinya Kioni (Doc), Mbari Kioni (Advocate), Elizabeth Njahira Kioni (Texas), Margaret Wanjiru Kioni-Kinyanjui, Mary Wanjiru Kinyanjui (Texas), and the late James Thiongo Kioni and Edward Mungai Kioni. Much loved mother-in-law of Gathoni Kahugu, Rosemary Waithaka, Emmah Kinya and Kinyanjui Mwaniki. Sister of Florence Wambui Mwangi, Patricia Muthoni, Beatrice Nyokabi Gichuhi and the late James Thiong’o, Daniel Kamau, Emily Wanjiru, Rosemary Wanjiku, David Mugithi, Samuel Njoroge, Mary Magiri Muchai and Jane Njambi Gitahi.
Family and friends are meeting daily from 6pm at the Holy Family Basilica and at the Sagas Hotel on Thika Road as well as at her residence in Kiamwangi Village, Gatundu South. The cortege leaves Montezuma Funeral Home on Friday 18th November 2016 at 8am for a funeral service at Saint Theresa Catholic Church in Kiamwangi at 12 noon and thereafter the burial at her Kiamwangi village residence.
In God’s hands you rest in peace. In our hearts you live forever. “Blessed are those who, die in the Lord”