Celebrated media personality Jeff Koinange is mourning the passing on of his grandmothers, Elizabeth Gathoni Koinange.
On October 21st this year, Jeff shared a video of his grandmother and showered her with praise. Little did he know it was the last time he would do this.
“Happy MASHUJAA Day from My HERO and I…. My Grand Mother, Elizabeth Gathoni Koinange…..5th wife of Senior Chief Koinange….age 117 years OLD!! Oh MY!! #MashujaaDay,” he posted.
Well, today, Jeff Koinange’s grandmother breathed her last and he took to social media to share the sad news with his followers. He wrote;
“Folks, it is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing away of one of my GREATEST Shujaas.. Go well, Grandma. You will be fondly remembered as a LOYAL wife to the Great Senior Chief Koinange, a WONDERFUL Mother, a CARING Grandmother, an AMAZING Great Grandmother and LAUGHING Great Great Grandmother.
You OUTLIVED many and at 117, you were a true PATRIOT and a MATRIARCH to all.
Rest with the Angels and we shall see you when we get there.
Here are messages of condolences by Koinange’s followers
Steve: A Life well lived… condolences to the Koinange Family. God bless her soul.
Isaac Mwaura: My condolences. She really lived for long.. It’s a record!!!
Kariuki: RIP cucu you will forever be our legend.
Nyange: My condolences to you and the familly may God give you strength
Gladys: Life well lived…it’s time to celebrate her life. …may she rest easy
Oshinity: God bless her soul and comfort yours.
Ekrah: May she RIP in 2005/6 she spoke words of wisdom and blessing to me as I attended farewell party of one of the grandkids who was my student
Simon: Pole sana Legend for the loss of your dear grandma. May the Lord comfort and give your peace during this trying moment in your entire family.
Shiku: R.I.P maitu Gathoni. Can’t believe you are gone. Just the other day we celebrated your birthday. Will miss you calling me your daughter. Sleep well. @koinangejeff God will see us through
Shixkapienga: May she Rest In Peace
Kim: May her soul rest in peace… shine with the angels Kenyan greatest shujaa
Nafleftee: Dear @koinangejeff my sincere and heartfelt condolences to you and entire family, The Koinanges let’s celebrate shujaa shush and well lives 117 this true blessing, RIP
Sonnie: I met at her home once after an attempted break-in by some guys and she was so humble. She made me realize life is more about living for the moment. RIP Grandma
Nina: For sure that is a celebration of a life well lived..wow may she rest in eternal peace..at 117 and still had a beautiful smile and you can just see how energized she was..RIP shosh!!
Vic: My condolences, may her soul RIP and may God give you strength during this difficult times
Check out the video of Jeff and his grandmother a few days before she died
Folks, it is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing away of one of my GREATEST Shujaas
Go well grandma..You OUTLIVED many and at 117, you were a true PATRIOT and a MATRIARCH to all.
— Jeff Koinange, MBS (@KoinangeJeff) November 10, 2017
Our condolences to the family. May her soul RIP