Tony Ngare

A memorial service for Antony Wanjohi Ngare popularly known as Tony Ngare was held two weeks ago at his family home in Burguret village in Kieni constituency.

Ngare was among the 157 victims who perished in Ethiopian airline ET 302. 32 Kenyans perished in the accident.

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The Boeing 737-800 crashed six minutes after takeoff in Bishoftu, 60km south west of Addis Ababa.

Ngare was working at Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) as a communication officer at the time of his death.

46-year-old was eulogized as a great, hardworking man. He left behind a young family. His widow, Jane Nyambura’s tribute in part read;

I had prepared him his favorite dish -chapatis as I was expecting him back that day but it was not to happen.

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His two daughters Sudrine and Rose described him as a loving dad and promised to keep his passion for education burning.

A wreath was laid on his grave.

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Tony Ngare
Ethiopian airline crash victim daughters Sudrine (Right) and Rose (Left) read their tributes during a memorial service for their father Tony Ngare during a memorial service today at Berguret village in Nyeri County.
Tony Ngare
The widow of the Ethiopian airline crush Ms Jane Nyambura and her two daughters lay a wreath at his memorial site in Berguret village, Kieni constituency, Nyeri County today.

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The portrait of Tony Ngare, a victim of the Ethiopian Airline crush placed on a stool during a memorial service at Burguret village in Nyeri County. In normal burials, the portrait is placed on top of a coffin but there were no remains.
Mourners at Tony Ngare's burial
Mourners at Tony Ngare’s memorial

Tony Ngare

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Photo credits; KNA