Death Announcement for Eleanor Wambui Kigaya (Mama Noru) of Baltimore, Maryland

The Late Eleanor Wambui Kigaya

The Late Eleanor Wambui Kigaya

The Kigaya family deeply regrets to inform family and friends of the untimely passing on of Eleanor Wambui Kigaya (Mama Noru) formerly of Baltimore Maryland, a native of Kenya.

Eleanor lost her fight to cancer on Saturday December 14th 2013, at Gilchrist Hospice in Columbia MD following treatments at John Hopkins Hospital.

She was Wife to Paul Kigaya Noru, mother to Joseph Noru Kigaya (Formerly Baltimore MD), Maria Wanjiku Kinyanjui (Austin TX), Gilbert Gathuo Kigaya (Houston, TX) and Joakim Kabui Kigaya (Baltimore, MD).Daughter of the late Gilbert Gathuo and Late Juliana Wachera.

A loving aunty to Susan Huho (Columbia, MD) Martin Noru (Baltimore MD) , Catherine Kigaya (Baltimore MD)  Dr. Albert Njoroge (Albany, NY) Maria Mbui (PA) Ruth Magera (MA) Joakim Magera (MA) Moses Magera (PA) and many others. She was a beloved grandmother to Eleanor Wambui, Paul Manyeki and many others.

US: Family and friends are meeting Daily at 1379 Sugarwood Circle, Essex MD 21221 for funeral arrangements from 5:00 pm

A Fundraiser and Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 21st starting from 5:00pm at 9600 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 115, Middle River, MD 21220.

Kenya Family and friends are meeting at All Saints Cathedral from Wednesday 18/12/2013 at 5pm

A bank account has been set up to help with raising funds for funeral expenses including sending her back home to Kenya

A bank account has been set up to help with raising funds.

Bank name: Bank of America

Acct. Name: Joakim Kigaya

Address: 7121 Rudsill ct Baltimore md 21244

Acct #:446023950144

Routing # 026009593


We celebrate her life, a vibrant woman loved by God, and who showed it in her actions towards others. No one will forget Mama Noru, a great love from God, and now back to God.


Funeral details will be announced as soon as they become available:

For further information please contact


Martin Noru: (443) 600 4526

Kamau Njane: (443) 570 8680

Miriam Wanjau: (443) 600 0034

Susan Huho: (443) 739 2913

Wangechi Kigaya: (410) 302 0209

Carol Njane: (410) 710 7072

Christopher Gitonga (DJDongah): (443) 803 2499


Wairimu Huho: 0722 990005

Joseph Kigaya Noru : 0704219392

Mike Noru : 720530544

John Kabuya: 0721 442600


The family thanks you all whole heartedly for helping them during this time of grief, and requests you to pray for them.


“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7”




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