Peter Mwaura

Obituary of Peter Mwaura

Peter Mwangi Mwaura (Wandekei) 77, of ‪Monmouth Junction, New Jersey‬‬, died on Monday April 24th, 2017 at Saint Peter's Hospital in New Brunswick surrounded by his loving family. Born in Kagiko, Kenya, he migrated to the US in 1995 where he resided in Jersey City, Cliffside Park, prior to Monmouth Junction. Peter retired from Federated Logistics’ in 2006 after 11 years of service. He had previously worked for Kenya Railways, Caltex and Firestone Tires in Kenya. He studied at Nyeri Boys High School and Makerere University.

Son of the Late Miriam Wangari and Late Joel Mwaura Kamau, Peter is survived by his wife Florence Njeri, and siblings Priscilla Wambui Ngugi, Jane Muthoni, Joseph Kaniu, Anthony Wanyoike, Anne Nyambura Muhoro and Laura Wanjiru Macharia. He was father to, Catherine, Shiru, late Patrick Kageche, David, Susan (Wambui), Stella and Elizabeth and many nieces and nephews. His grandchildren include Patrick Mwangi and Dennis Mwangi and many other grandchildren.

The Funeral service will be held on April 29th, 2017, 6:00pm at the M J Murphy Funeral Home with Deacon James Tesoriero officiating. Friends may call from 4:00 pm until the time of the service at the funeral home‬.

His final resting place will be at the Family Burial site in Kagiko Kenya ‪on May 5th‬‬, 2017.