Celebrating The life of Richard Machora Onchwari

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Age 54 Years
Location of Body Lee Funeral Home
Burial Place Nyamira County
Burial Date 20-07-2018
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It is with humble acceptance of God’s Will that we announce the sudden demise of Richard Machora Onchwari (formerly of British Airways) on 9th July 2018 at the Nairobi Hospital after a short illness very bravely borne. Loving husband and soul-mate of Hellen Omiti-Machora, (GA Insurance Ltd).

Son of Mzee Julius Onchwari and Mama Penina Nyabwari of Kenyerere Village Gesima – Nyansiongo.

Son-in-law of Mzee Samuel Omiti and Mama Rachael Omiti of Oyugis. Brother of Rebbecca (Texas), the late Dr. Peter Onchwari, Walter Onchwari, Enoch Onchwari, Atuti Onchwari (USA), Josephine Onchwari and Grace Onchwari-Sagini (USA).

Brother-in-law of Josephine Kirigwi Onchwari (UK), Evalyn Onchwari, Caroline Onchwari, Jacqueline Onchwari. Caroline Adongo and Dave Stevens (UK), Fred Omiti, Olivia Mutenyo, Maureen Omiti. Others, Joshua Onyari, Dr. Kenneth Kambona, June Oyugi, Fred Omullo, the Riagas of Oyugis (Kenneth, Fred, Paul, Elga), among others.

Uncle of George, Daniel, Catherine, Jared, Gilbert, Dr. Angela Kemunto, Collins Gwaro, Judith Nyaboke, Eric Gwaro, Capt. Sheila Kemunto-Kiboro & Capt. Eric Kiboro, Elvis Nyakundi, Chelsea Mogore, Tracy Kerubo, Peter Nyameino, Racheal Zakumi and Salome Adhiambo. Cousin of the Onyaris, Tais, Nyabandos–Nyabworoba, (Japhet, Samuel, Alloys, Agnes, Daniel, Ellias, Anne, Isaac, Norah, Evans, Jim, Milka, Abel, Lilian).

Family and friends are meeting daily at All Saints Cathedral from 5.00pm. The Main fundraising will be held on Tuesday 17th July, 2018 at the same venue.

The cortege leaves Lee Funeral Home on Thursday 19th July 2018 at 7.00 AM for a Funeral Service at Newlife S.D.A. Church, 5th Ngong Avenue.

Burial will be held on Friday, 20th July 2018 at his home in Kenyerere Village, Gesima Nyansiongo, Nyamira County.

In God’s hands you rest, in our hearts you live forever.


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1. Judy onchwarijnyaboke@gmail.comRest in Eternal Peace Uncle Richard. We will miss you.
2. Florence Akothflorence.nowansct@live.co.ukYour generosity will always stay with us, may you Rest In Peace.
3. Grace Onchwkarignyaboke@yahoo.comYou are dearly missed brother Richard. In my heart you will always be. Fare thee well!!
4. RUTH GEKARArkemuntos2@gmail.com Rest In Peace Richard.
5. Eric Gwaro Onchwarieonchwari@gmail.comRest in peace uncle Richard.
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1. Brendablance24@hotmail.comDear uncle Richard. Your a man of few words my precious memories of you will remain in my heart for the longest time . Brenda umekuja Mombasa iko namnagani? Karibu. Those few statements showed concern and love. Janice and I will surely miss your presence. May your soul rest in peace till we meet again. Brenda
2. Josephine waithira onchwarijosephinewkirigwi@hotmail.comFair thee well you will be sadly missed always smiling calm and collected and at peace with everybody
3. Elga Riaga elgaadoyo@yahoo.comGone too soon .Your life on earth ends as you join your maker. I trust that God did the best . The pain your demise has caused is unbearable ..but we still thank God for you . May you Rest In Peace . Humble n Simple .Fare thee well Richard .. Bye bye forever ..
4. Eric Gwaro Onchwarieonchwari@gmail.com Dear Uncle Richard, Am still trying to accept the fact that your gone coz the memories I have of you are still fresh in my mind and heart. You fought a great battle, you were in so much pain but our love for you selfishly urged you to hold on. You were an uncle, mentor, friend and father to me. Rest with the angel’s uncle Richard. Your loving nephew, Eric Gwaro Onchwari.
5. Rob & Lynne Kwelielle2@yahoo.co.ukRichard was a gentleman and he enriched our lives by being part of them. He was a kind & intelligent man - generous with his time, wisdom and guidance. Having happy memories of the times we shared with Richard are treasures that hold in our hearts forever. His death leaves a hole in the lives of so many that can never be filled but even in death, he walks amongst us. May his soul rest in peace.

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