Njuguna F. Githere

December 5, 1959 ~ August 28, 2018 (age 58)


Njuguna F. Githere was born on December 5th 1959 in Nairobi, Kenya, the second of seven children born to Aloise and Jacinta Wanjiku Githere. According to his sister Paula Nduta Githere, he was described as a humble, down to earth, and outgoing adolescent; involved in but not limited to badminton, soccer, and traveling. He also had a fond interest in music of many genres. Decades later, at the age of thirty, he decided to embark on a path to pursue further education in the United States of America; and obtained a degree at OIT in electrical engineering.

Njuguna & Sonya were married in 2002, and together they had two daughters. Since earning his masters degree in electrical engineering, Njuguna has worked at ADP and Thermo-Fischer Scientific, formerly known as FEI and alongside Intel for twenty years; his co-workers and peers describe him as humble, intelligent, and outgoing. Njuguna is the father and stepfather of daughters, Wanjiku “Shiku” Njuguna and Renesa Aiyana L. Nunez-Norales, granddaughter Aiyana Valentina Nunez-Tucker, and son-in-law Franklin Nunez of whom he loved tremendously.

Njuguna was preceded in death by his first daughter Wanjiku Njuguna in March of 1998, sister Fina Waithira Githere in December of 1999 and mother in March of 2011. Njuguna leaves to cherish his memory: his father Aloise Githere, and six siblings, Anne Wambui Ngundi, Paula Nduta Githere, Eric Maina Githere, Lina Njeri Githere, Antony Gitau Githere and Angela Muthoni Githere and a host of extended family and friends.

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Funeral Service
September 4, 2018

11:30 AM
New Song Community Church
2511 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Portland, OR 97212

Graveside Service
September 5, 2018

11:00 AM
Skyline Memorial Gardens
4101 NW Skyline Blvd.
Portland, OR 97229

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