Dear Family and Friends,
It is with deep profound sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the elevation to Glory of Mr. Solomon K. Murugu which occurred on Wednesday, February 15th 2012 at Reston Hospital in Reston, Virginia following an illness that was bravely borne.
He was the loving husband to Emily Murugu (VA, USA) and father of Kathleen Murugu (VA, USA), Jane-Anne “Sweetie” Murugu (MD, USA), June-Carolyne Sasu (MD, USA), Yvonne-Fleur Murugu (VA, USA), Andrew Murugu (Meru, Kenya), Fredah Mputhia (Nairobi, Kenya)Juliette Murugu (Nairobi, Kenya), Edith Murugu (Nairobi, Kenya), Filbert Kendi Murugu (Meru, Kenya) and Wilson Mugambi Murugu (Meru, Kenya) and proud grandfather to 17 grandchildren.
He was the beloved uncle to Raphael Rutere (NJ, USA), Alice Rutere (NJ, USA) and John Rutere (CT, USA), Jackson Rutere (KS, USA), Geoffrey Mworia (NJ, USA), Frank Murungi (MA, US), Liza Kibe (MA, US), Betty Mworia (Canada), Flora Tera (Canada), Winifred Nkirote Tera (MN, USA) and several others across the world.
Prayers and meeting of friends and family will be held at 12805 Old Club Lane, Reston, Virginia 20191 starting Sunday February 19th at 3pm and daily at 7pm thereafter.
The memorial service will be at McGuire Funeral Home (7400 Georgia Avenue, Washington D.C., 20012) on Saturday February 25th, 2012 at 11am and will be preceded by the viewing at 10am. He will be laid to rest at his farm in Naari, Meru (Kenya) on Friday March 2nd 2012.
To assist the family meet the cost of sending his bodyto his final resting place,a fund raiser has been scheduled for Saturday February 25th, 2012 at theNativity Church, 6000 Georgia Ave, Washington DC 2011 from 7pm to 11pm.
***If unable to attend prayers and the fund raising meetings, please send contributions through the following: ***
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C/O: Yvonne Murugu
P.O. Box 2081
Reston, VA 20195
Checks payable to Yvonne Murugu.
Bank of America
Account Name: Yvonne Murugu
Account # 004132083221
Routing #: 051000017
Please text confirmation of deposit to 703-981-2737 (Yvonne) or 203-219-2282 (John Rutere)
Pledges by phone, please contact:
• Kathleen Murugu at (703-296-4372)
• Yvonne Murugu at (703-981-2737)
• Jane-Anne “Sweetie” Murugu at (703-728-8374)
• June Carolyne Sasu at (202-631-7380)
• John Rutere at (203-219-2282)
• Raphael Rutere at (201-456-3654)
• Alice Rutere (260-580-6858)
For any other assistance to the family in the US, please contact John Rutere (email@example.com) or at 203-219-2282.
Your prayers for the family and kind contributions