UPDATE: Death & Funeral Announcement of Joan Njeri Gitau (JoJo) of Lowell Massachusetts

Joan Njeri Gītaū (Jojo)

It is with acceptance of God’s will that we announce the death of Joan Njeri Gitau (JoJo) of PCEA Neema Church on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017. She was the mother of Jane Wambũi Njoroge and daughter of Frashia Wanja Gĩtaũ also of PCEA Neema Church.

She was also a niece to Esther Karanja, Isabella Gĩtaũ, Peter Gĩtaũ, Julia Njenga and Edwin Njenga and a granddaughter of Edward and Jane Gĩtaũ Njũi.

The funeral of the late Joan Njeri Gitau will be held on Friday, March 24th, 2017. The service will take place at PCEA Neema Church-450 Chelmsford Street, Lowell MA. Viewing of Joan’s remains is scheduled to start from 10:00 am, immediately followed by the service at 11:00 am.

After the service, the cortege will proceed to Westlawn II Cemetery at 305 Boston Rd, Lowell, MA 01852, where Joan will be laid to rest that afternoon.

Joan’s family requests friends and well-wishers not to take pictures (professional OR cellphone) during the open casket viewing of the body.

Phone contacts, Esther Karanja 9786013314, Isabellla Gĩtaũ 9787281415 or Peter Gĩtaũ 98789961305. Let’s join hands together as a community and support this family during this very difficult moment.

There’s a GoFundme page created in aid of funeral expenses:



More updates will be posted here as they come.

Rest In Peace Jojo