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Second death in three weeks for a Kenyan family in New Jersey

Second death in three weeks for a Kenyan family in New Jersey

Second death in three weeks for a Kenyan family in New JerseyA Kenyan family in New Jersey is in deep shock as they come to terms with a second death in barely three weeks. Mrs. Ruth Muinde who had come to the US to take care of her granddaughter died on June 22nd 2011(Read her obituary here) and now the granddaughter Sheila Ruth Kamwele Kioko died on   Wednesday, July 13th 2011 at Hackensack New Jersey.



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It is with profound sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing to Glory of Sheila Ruth Kamwele Kioko which occurred on Wednesday, July 13th 2011 at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey following a bravely fought battle with Stomach Cancer.
Sheila was 21 years old; a student at Bergen Community College and Secretary to Bergen College Student Government Association (SGA).
Beloved daughter to Mr.Jeremiah Kioko Ndunga and Dr.Maria Mwikali Kioko and sister to Paul D. Kioko of Lodi, New Jersey.
She is the granddaughter of John Muinde and the late Ruth Nzaumi Munde of Kithyoko, Kenya and Paul & Sara Maive of Kithimani, Kenya.
She is niece to: Alfornse Mbithi Kisilu – Barclays Bank; Winrose Mutindi Kisilu – DC Office; Nakuru, Kenya; Raphael Mutuku Kisilu- Gateway Insurance Kenya; Michael Muinde Kisilu – Nairobi, Kenya; Matthew Kioko Kisilu – Eldoret, Kenya; Elizabeth Nthambi Kisilu – B.A.T Kenya; Christine Nyaga – UBA Nairobi; Martin Muli – DC Kangema and Veronica Kioko – Survey Office, Eldoret, Kenya; Mary Wavinya – US Embassy Nairobi, James Kyalo – Matuu, Machakos and Joyce Mwikali – Kyasioni, Machakos
Cousin to: Ken Muli, Abigail Mwende, Trisha Karimi, Taffy Nzaumi, Blessing Mwikali, Mary Nduku (Stella), Samuel Kiilu, Alice Kiilu, Esther Mwikali, Victoria Nduku and Bendict Matiki, all of Kenya
Your prayers and support for the Kioko family during these trying moments is much appreciated.  
Fundraising Details will follow as soon as possible
Donations & gifts can be deposited in Bank of America A/C # 381030205329 Routing # for wire transfers 026009593
There will be viewing of the Body and Paying of Tribute on Friday July 22nd 2011 starting 2 pm
The Celebration of Life Mass will be on Saturday July 23rd 2011 at 2.30 pm:
St. Joseph Catholic Church
4 Spring Street
Lodi, NJ 07764
You can sign the Guest Book online at
Family and friends are meeting daily at the Kioko’s residence, 87 Garibaldi Ave, Lodi NJ for prayers and support.
For more information please contact:
George Marucha    201 779 8505
Nellie Nzisa            908 331 1961
Muriithi Nduthu      908 347 0317
Ndunge Mutuku      862 215 0615
Lawrence Omboto   551 208 4788
Alex                         201 238 3145
Ayisha Imoro           201 844 4644
Gina Marie               973 652 5530


Second death in three weeks for a Kenyan family in New Jersey

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