20th March 1953 – 30th September 2022
It is with profound loss and humble acceptance of God’s Will that we announce the death of Mrs. Sophie Kirigo Wainaina which occurred at Mater Hospital Nairobi on 30th September 2022 after a short illness.
Loving wife to Simon Kang’ethe Wainaina and dear mother to Jack Wainaina, June Njeri and Lorna Nyokabi. Mother-in-Law to Wilson Arusei Koech. Doting grandmother to Kiptai Bett, Jeptoo Bett and Jerop Bett.
Daughter of the late Elemenjidio Kibaara and Laura Nyokabi of Kamakwa Village, Nyeri. Sister to Matthew Ngenda, the late Elesphan Ndung’u, the late Edward Theuri, Dominic Makara, Esther Wangeci, Ephraim Wamwea, Margaret Gakenia,Teresa Wanjiru and Mary Wangari.
Daughter-in-law to the late Jason Wainaina Muiru, the late Helen Njeri and Mary Njeri of Githima Village, Murang’a. Sister-in-law to Sabina Nyambura, Erastus Wainaina, Tom Wainaina, George Wainaina, Pauline Muthoni, the late Ben Wathome, Mary Nyaguthie, Terry Wanjiru, Alice Nyambura, Jacinta Wanjiku and Joyce Wanjiru. Sophie was a wonderful cousin, auntie and friend to many.
Prayers will be held daily at the family home and meetings at All Saints Cathedral, Nairobi on Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th and Friday 7th October 2022 from 5.00pm.
Burial date and arrangements to be communicated later.
2nd Timothy 4:7 – I have fought the good fight, I have finished my Course, I have kept the faith.