we regret to inform you that after a long but brave battle with cancer, Mr. Duncan Gaitho

Njuguna passed away peacefully on Wednesday June 7, 2017 at the age of 69.

Mr. Njuguna was a cherished member of the Kenyan Diaspora community and a longtime

resident of Newark, New Jersey. He is survived by his wife Catherine Gaitho and four sons in

Kenya; Njuguna, Kamau, Eric Mugo and Kenneth Mugo. During his illness, his elderly mother,

aged 86 years, took care of him and at the same time taking care of Duncan’s wife that is

functionally incapacitated by yet another terrible disease. Mr. Njuguna’s mother is very grateful

to everyone who made time to visit and support her family during these challenging past


The organizing committee would like to thank the Kenyan community for their prayers, love and

support to the family since last year when they learned about Mr. Njuguna’s illness. We are truly

grateful to everyone who has contributed financially, their time or materials toward Mr. Njuguna

medical care, and his family.

On behalf of Duncan’s mother and the New Jersey Kenyan community, we are appealing

to people of goodwill to help the elderly mother give her son an appropriate sendoff and

financial support for her to continue to take care of her sick daughter-in- law. A

fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday June 17, 2017 from 4.00pm at following location:

Summerset Miracle Center Church (SMCC)

255 Johnson Avenue, Plainfield, NJ 07062

Please invite friends and family so we may all come out and assist Duncan’s family in this time

of need. For those unable to attend the fundraising prayer meeting and would like to contribute,

please make your deposit through any of the following methods:

Bank of America: Name: Jane K. Mugo A/C #: 3810 4531 6070 Routing #: 021200 339

Cash up: Agnes Mwangi (610) 844-6851 or Charles Njogu (917) 613-6081

Family and friend will continue meeting for prayers daily at Duncan’s house, 800 Summer

Ave, Apt B-2, Newark, NJ. The date for the funeral will be announced later.

For more information please contact:

Pastor Rono (908) 397-9184

Mr. Siocha Onchari (848) 467-6522

Mrs. Margaret Mutua (973) 477-9122

Mrs. Mary Nyaga (973) 420-7795

Mrs. Agnes Mwangi (610) 844-6851

Mrs. Grace Njenga (862) 250-4200

Mr. Charles Njogu (917) 613-6081

Ms. Rose Mwangi (973) 508-4069

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