Transition Death announcement of Gladys Gathu in Kenya mother to Wambui Mwaura of New Jersey
The burial date is set on Tuesday 22nd November 2022 at our home in Ngong. We shall continue to give updates as and when they occur.
Mpesa contributions can be made to no. +254728576511 or Till No 8082228 (Gladys Gathu Gachamio)
Funeral arrangements will be conducted at our home in bondeni (kisima close) from 4-7pm
Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the LORD surrounds his people both now and forevermore.
It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of *Gladys Nduta Gathu on November 13th in Nairobi. * She was the wife to the late George Gathu, loving Mother to Wambui Mwaura of New Jersey, Ben and Andrew of UK, and Carol & Christine of Kenya. She was mother-in-law to Peter Mwaura – NJ
Wambui leaves for Kenya this week to send Mom to her final resting place. We request that you stand with the Family in Prayers during this difficult time.
We are also requesting your financial support to help with the hospital bill and to give Mom a decent send off.
Please feel free to contact Wambui or Mwaura for word of encouragement @919-225-7920
Peter Mwaura – 973-886-8644
Mugure Njoroge – 862-432-9042
Pastor John Rono – 908-397-9184
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May the Lord bless you as you stand with this dear family!
Community prayers details to follow.
Gladys Nduta Gathu’s Biography
Gladys Nduta was born in 1948 in Embu. The family moved back to Kiambu where Gladys started school.
Gladys attended Gathanji primary school. After completion she went to secretarial college in Nairobi.
Gladys worked at the East Africa Community in Arusha, Tanzania until it was disbanded. She was then transferred to the Treasury Department where she worked until her early retirement.
Gladys then joined her brother in North Carolina. She worked there for 10 years until an early cancer diagnosis and treatment. She then retired to her farm in Ngong.
Gladys was a kitchen Mom at CITAM Ngong. She loved to cook and was part of the team that ensured all Clergy was taken care of as they served. She especially enjoyed planning and executing the feeding program during the annual Summer Vacation Bible School. A program that teaches hundreds of children in the are about Christ.
Gladys was married to the late George Gathu and was blessed with 5 children. Ben, Carol, Wambui, Njeri and Gachangi. She had 13 grand children.
Gladys started feeling unwell several months ago. After many tests, it was revealed that the cancer had resurfaced 10 years after. She was treated with radiation and a few chemos during which she had a lung infection. She passed away early on the 13th November Sunday morning.
Gladys was 74years Old.
Thank you lord for a life lived vibrantly.
May God rest her soul in eternal peace