Jersey City, NJ: Sunday 06/10/12: Funeral Service was held for John Hamli Ongaki On Sunday at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church. He drowned 11 days ago In Brandley Beach –Jersey Shore on Tuesday 05/29/12.
The area he drowned was unprotected because there were no life guards at hand except on weekends. Strong waves swept him deep into Atlantic Ocean.
The funeral service on Sunday was well attended by Kenyans of all walks. Hamli was a member of Muungano SDA Church. It was a sad moment for his fellow choir members and Kenyans at large. His body will leave for Kenya on Wednesday and arrive Nairobi On Friday. Burial dates in Kenya is not confirmed. END