Kenyans in California are mourning the promotion to glory of mzee Zachariah Gichohi Kamuyu (Baba Shem) on 24th May, 2020 while undergoing treatment.
Mzee Zachariah is loving husband of Mary Wanjiru Gichohi (Mama Shem), son to the late Shem Kamuyu and Serah Wathenya. Brother to Samuel Mureithi, Jerusha Ngonyo, Tabitha Wangeci, and Perminus Murimi.
Mzee Zachariah leaves behind his children: Shem Kamuyu, Serah Holmes (Pennsylvania), Steve Wambia (late), Sammy Mureithi (late), Estel Gichohi (California), John-Gichuhi (late), Joseph Murimi (late), David Gichohi (Johannesburg), James Karoki (late), Kimemia Gichohi, Jerusha Gichohi. Father-in-law to Grace Kamuyu, Roland Holmes, Rebecca Wambia, Jackie Gichohi, Wangui Gathuo, Susan Karoki, Njeri Kimemia, and Mwenda Njoka.
Grandfather to Wanjiru Kamuyu, Joan Kamuyu, Gichohi Kamuyu, Rosemary Holmes, Kelvin Wambia, Raphael Njogu, Victoria Gichohi, Samuel Gichohi, Jordan Gathuo, Jke Gathuo, Wanjiru Gathuo, Sandra Gathuo, Mary Neville, Merry Diouf, Gichohi Karoki, Wanjiru Kimemia, Gichohi Kimemia, Grace Kimemia, Gloria Mwenda, Andrew Mwenda. Great grandfather of Kimberly Njeri, Nathan Hart, Moses Diouf, Aiyana Kimemia, Malaika Nerville among others.
Special prayers for the family will be held via zoom starting on Tuesday 5/26/2020 at 8:00 pm PST.