1963 – 2017
It is with profound grief and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on of Virginia Wangui Karungu (Mama Wangari) that occurred on Saturday 11th Februay at The Nairobi Hospital after a short illness. Wife of James Karungu Njoroge, mother of Hellen Wangari, Margaret Njeri, the late Lilian Njoki, Jane Wanjiku and Emelda Njeri. Grandmother- of Shanice Wangui. Daughter of Joseph Ngechu and Margaret Njeri. Sister of Jane Wanjiku, Winnie Wanjiru, Peter Ngenga, Lucy Mukami, Anne Wambui, Catherine Wairimu, Simon Ngugi and James Mbatia. Daughter-in-law of the late Bedan Njoroge and Hellen Wangari. Sister-in-law of Mary Njeri, Philomena Waruguru, Lilian Njoki, Jane Wanjiru and Susan Wangui. Aunty of many.
Friends and family are meeting daily for prayer and funeral arrangements at her husband’s home in Gatuya village, Murang’a and Abbey Hotel Gaberone Road, first floor Nairobi. The cortege leaves Kenyatta University mortuary on Friday 17th February at 9am for burial and funeral service at her husband’s home in Mugoiri Gatuya Village, Murang’a.
‘The person who rests in the shadow of the Most High God will be kept safe by the Mighty One.