It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing on of Elijah Karanja Muiruri on 12/24/2017. He is the beloved father of Rachel Njenga, Elisha Karanja, Hosea Karanja, Tabitha Karanja, all of USA (Lowell, MA) in addition to other brothers and sisters in Kenya.
He passed away after a short illness at his home in Ngarariga, Limuru early Sunday morning.
Family and friends are meeting daily for prayers at 32 Mountain View, Dracut, MA 01826 from 6 pm to 8 pm through Saturday, Dec 30th, 2017.
A memorial service in honor of our departed dad will be held on Sunday, Dec. 31st, 2017 at 3 pm at Ushindi Presbyterian Church, 450 Chelmsford St, Lowell, MA 01851.
Keep this family in your prayers.
The late Elijah Karanja was a regular visitor to the US to see his children and grandchildren.
He’s a close friend of many and worshipped at St. Stephen’s Church Lowell,MA even as he visited several others.
His remains will be buried on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at the church compound of Murengeti Holy Ghost Church of East Africa, Limuru, Kenya.
Some family members will be leaving within the week for the funeral.
“The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord” (Job. 1:21).
Elisha Karanja: 978 490 7248
Hosea Karanja: 978 421 5984
Rachel Njenga: 978 328 8551
Tabitha Karanja: 978 764 2811
Rev. Samuel Kimohu: 978 996 0434
Rev. Dr. Joseph Kimatu: 404 384 1729