Mama Victoria Mercy Nyaithiru:What President Uhuru Kenyatta said when condoling with family of mama Victoria
President Uhuru Kenyatta sent a message of condolence and encouragement to the family, relatives and friends of Mama Victoria Mercy Nyaithiru who passed away on November 15, 2020 in New York, USA, after a long illness.
Mama Victoria Nyaithiru who succumbed to cancer is the mother of Supreme Court Judge Justice Njoki Ndung’u.
In his message of comfort to the family of Mama Nyaithiru, the President described the departed matriarch as a kind and hardworking woman who raised an outstanding family.
“Mama Victoria Nyaithiru was a God fearing woman who believed that ultimately all good things are the result of a life of honesty, faith and hard work.
The Head of State said the late Mama Nyaithiru’s importance to society and the country is reflected in her children’s contribution to Kenya’s socio-economic transformation.
“She loved her family and was fiercely protective of her children, raising them on a value-based upbringing which is reflected in their successful lives.
“Certainly we can see the fruits of her keen parenting through her children some of whom are prominent leaders of our times,” the President said.
The President prayed to God to give the family of the departed matriach fortitude and comfort at this difficult period of mourning.
She was mother of Njoki Susanna Ndung’u (SCJ), the late Linda Ndung’u, Tony and Caroline Ng’ang’a Ndung’u and Angie Ndung’u Seegars. Wife of Simon Waiharo Itotia. Grandmother of Annalisa, Semenyi, Trevor, Victoria, Sophie and Laura.
Daughter of Gati Silva and Esther Wanjiru Paul. Grand Daughter of Victoria Rebecca Nyaithiru and Paul Semenye of King William’s Town (SA). Sister of the late David Martin Mbatia and Rose Mbatia, and the late Eva Wanjiku. Cousin of Victoria Kabetu, Keziah Waithera, John Kibara, David Kiariejane Mwenja, Josephine Kamau, Jane Chemngorem and the Semenye Family, among others.
Auntie of Moses Njoroge, Esther Wanjiru, Peter Semenye, Nicholas Eli, Matrona Nyaithiru, John Omari, Jeffrey Kariuki, Patrick Semenye.
A private cremation ceremony will be held on Thursday 19th November 2020 in Utica, New York, USA.
Virtual memorial service to be held on Saturday 21st November 2020 at 4:30PM (EAT) Kenyan Time) GMT+3/ 8:30AM (USA EST) American Time via www.victorianyaithiru.com where further details can also be found.