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Joyce Wambui Githitu
  • 58 years old
  • Date of birth: Aug 8, 1958
  • Place of birth:
    Muranga County, Muranga, Kenya
  • Date of passing: Feb 27, 2017
Let the memory of Joyce be with us forever

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Joyce Githitu, born in 1958 and passed away on February 27, 2017. We will remember her forever.  (Please scroll down and light a candle, leave a note or lay an electronic flower...You could also write a story...see above menu)..

It is with humble acceptance of God's will that we announce the passing of Joyce Wambui Githitu that occured on Monday 27, 2017 after a brutal attack in her house.

Daugther of the late Benson Murigi Njuguna and the late Ruth Njoki Murigi. Daugher in Law of the late Roibae Waithaka and the late Nancy Waithira (Sister to Robert Mukundi and Gituku Mukuru). Wife of the late Peter Githitu. Mother of Mercy Waithera Githitu. Sister of Rufus Njuguna, Margaret Gathoni, Jemima Wanjiku, Naomi Njambi, Samuel Gakibe, Mwaura Murigi, Ann Wanjiru, Ann Njeri, John Kamunyu, Sister in law of Margaret Ngendo and Mungai Kienjeru and the late Jacinta Nyambura and the late Wamaitha. Grandmother of Mark Moses Githitu and Myron Baraka Chege.

Family, friends and relatives were meeting daily at ACK Thika Memorial School ground at 7 p.m for prayers and funeral arrangements. The cortege left Kenyatta University Funeral Home - K.U, Thika Road on Wednesday 8th, March, 2017 at 7 a.m. for a funeral service that followed at ACK St. Andrew's Cathedral Church, Thika at 9.30 am.

Burial proceeded at her home in Mukurwe village-Nyamangara Sub-location, Mang'u location, Gatundu North, Kiambu County.

"If we live, we live for the Lord, and if die, we die for the Lord, so whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord". Romans 14.8.          

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by L M on 28th March 2017

"I am very sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Joyce Wambui Githitu.I don't know her personally,but from reading you comments she seems to have so much love and support around her.she will be greatly missed. The Bible offers much comfort in times like these.one example of comfort is found at (John 5:28,29) ' Do not be amazed at this,for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tomb will here his voice and come out, those who did good to a resurrection of life...'. This scripture shows that God want to bring back those who we have lost,and when he brings them back to us ,they will be free of sickness and pain of any kind. May you all continue to hold the precious memories of your dearly beloved Joyce and know that she is held in gods memory and very soon we will see the ones we lost in death again.  https://www.jw.org/en/publications/magazines/watchtower-no5-2016-September/need/comfort/""

This tribute was added by jonnylove render on 18th March 2017

"Sweet smile on your face as you sleep the pain away,
Resting in God's arms now, although in the ground your body lay.
He needed another angel in the Heavenly choir and that's why you had to go.
As you promised, you are still with us watching your children here below.
I never would have imagined the end would be like this, me comforting you.
Holding your hand, telling you not to worry was not an easy thing for me to do.
And even in your weakest hour you tried to comfort me too,
Caressing my face, and calming my soul as only a mother can soothe.
You have always been there through the thick and the thin
No matter what I've done, unconditionally your love never wavering.
When I told you of the mistakes I made and all the times people saw me fall
You simply nodded and gently replied 'so have we all'.
The key to success is learning from the past
Ensuring a brighter future is now the present task.
A pillar of strength even until the end
Fighting all life's battles, knowing it triumphantly you would win
Pushing me to be the best that you know I can be
Reminding me to keep the faith and allow God to lead me.
Knowing it's through Christ that I can do all things
And as He never makes a mistake I will come through victoriously.
I miss you more than these words could ever say
The pain in my heart is from one unimaginable day
After I cried all that I could; my eyes still shed countless more tears
And when I try to sleep, I have nightmares of ten-thousand fears
I walk in footsteps on an unsure path
My load feels so heavy I am not sure I will last.
Silly though I may be, I am afraid of life now that you're gone
Because I've always had a mother.
And Mommy, what about my sisters and baby brothers .
I wish you could have stayed just a little while longer, there's so much left to do
I wonder if I prayed hard enough and if so, did they get through.
Finding relief in knowing I will see you again someday soon
Remembering all you taught me as my soul I continue to groom
I will walk in footsteps you have walked before me
Seeing the path you walked lead you, Mommy, straight into victory.
So as you sleep Mommy, in the cradle of the Lord,
I am reassured of God's promises in His Holy Word.
I dream of the day when Heaven's gates open to receive me
And with your smiling face and loving eyes, reunited once again I will be.



rest in peace my Godmother"

This tribute was added by jenny njuguna on 12th March 2017

"Cucu!!
Rest in peace with the Angels!We miss you so much ! you left a great  legacy. you will forever be in our hearts.Until we meet again.Rest in eternal Peace.Amen.Love you  so much!!"

This tribute was added by winnie muigai on 7th March 2017

"God loved you more
Even though you are gone away, your love will always be here to stay.
Even though our hearts are filled with so much pain, at this time we must let go
Rest our dear cousin with peace of mind, your memories will live on through. love"

This tribute was added by Maureen Murigi on 7th March 2017

"RIP auntie, and God be with you till we meet again. You were the epitome of love and kindness."

This tribute was added by Susan Njeri on 7th March 2017

"Auntie your kindness over the years shines through especially more now.  May your heart be among angels in heavens!  You are truly blessed. We will miss you dearly."

This tribute was added by Gathoni Jones on 6th March 2017

"May Almighty God Rest Aunty's Soul in Peace. Till we meet again in Glory. Will forever miss your kind words and smile.  We loved you but God loved you more .May the Godly. Light your presence always brought forth remain shining in our lives. Love one another and always keep God in the center of you life. Amen"

This tribute was added by Robert Njoroge on 6th March 2017

"Auntie words can't express how we all feel. I will miss you.  We all loved you.  You are still with us spiritually.  We will miss your smile and love."

This tribute was added by Muthoni Njoroge on 6th March 2017

"Auntie,
When Allah created you,  He made you a custodian of the gifts He bestowed upon you which were, family, love, kindness, humility, wealth and generosity amongst many others but most importantly He blessed you with the ultimate prize of receiving and serving Him.
I will remember you for the person that you were. You had character, spoke with humility, gave sound advice and always had a listening ear and a beautiful smile.
Your candle will never dimmer because you will always be remembered by those who held you dear until we meet again.

INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAYHI RAJI'UN
"Surely we belong to Allah and to Him shall we return""

This tribute was added by Jane W. on 5th March 2017

"Auntie, what do I say? I will miss your phone calls. You never got tired of calling me. Thank you for taking me to my first saloon treat, and many more... Thank you for every special prayer you made for me every step of my way. Thank you for making that function special. Thank you for the many family interventions as the unifier. Thank you for having a special bedroom for me. Till we meet again.......J.W., your daughter"

This tribute was added by Perry Johnson on 5th March 2017

"All the love in the world but God loves you most...you always be on my mind"

This tribute was added by Perry Johnson on 5th March 2017

"All the love in the world but God loves you most...you always be on my mind"

This tribute was added by Shiku Mukuru on 5th March 2017

"Your life was a blessing to all of us, you always made time to be there for the family. Your generosity, humility and God fearing nature was admired by all. We did not get a chance to say good bye but you were loved beyond words and will be missed beyond measure. You have left a great legacy auntie  ❤ urohuroka thayu"

This tribute was added by Tee Njoroge on 4th March 2017

"Rest in paradise and continue being our prayer patron.

We love you sp much."

This tribute was added by Milka Kamau on 4th March 2017

"Mår du vila i fred Auntie!! Rest in Eternal peace❤️❤️❤️❤️"


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