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Christopher Sikama Wanyoyi

March 3, 1955 June 17, 2019
Christopher Sikama Wanyoyi
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Mr. Christopher Sikama Wanyonyi, 64 Years old, of Staten Island passed away in his family home on Monday January 17th, 2019. He was born March 3rd, 1955 in Kenya to the Late Peter Wanyonyi Kulabusia and Elita Nabwonya Wanyonyi (88 years old). He is survived by his wife of a loving 26 years, Dorothy Wathoni Wanyonyi and Daughter Bahati Sarai Wanyonyi. Esther Wanjiku, Alice Mwangi, Julia Ligabo, James Mwiri. Grandchildren Rasheed Beard, Tariq Beard, Naa’rah Beard, Tahjiri Beard, Sheereen Kongo, Anastasia Ligabo, Fedor Ligabo, and James Ligabo. And Great Grandchildren Faith Ivory Beard, Cameron James Beard and Carter James Beard.

He attended Misikhu Boys' Primary,. St. Paul's Amukura High School form 1-4, was admitted to St. Patrick's Iten High School for form 5 and 6 then he joined Bomas of Kenya Ltd as choreographer. He was awarded a scholarship by the Ministry of Culture and Social Services through UNESCO to the USA.

He came to New York City in 1980 to pursue his higher education. Christopher was the Director of Admissions at Sophie Davis Medical School at the City University of New York, a career which he was proud and dedicated to have throughout his 20+ years working with CUNY. He was a devout Catholic attending the St Roch church near his home every Sunday near his home.

His passions include traveling, tech and a love for music. He also had a love for the arts and Broadway shows. Christopher was an active family man throughout providing guidance, love and complete acceptance to all those he cared for.

Mr. Wanyonyi came from a loving large family which included siblings Maneah Nakhumicha Khaoya, Marcellah Nafula, Gabriel Wachiye, late Yusuf Pepela, Dr. Mary Goretti Murefu Wosyanju, Pius Simbi, Louis Lusweti, Catherine Salania, Martin Weramundi, Paul Ngutuku, late Leah Nekesa, Patrick Baraza, Caroline Nelima Murefu.

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12:00 PM 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Perry Funeral Home
34 Mercer St. Newark 07103 NJ
United States

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Jun

2:00 PM 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 6/22/2019 4:00:00 PM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Perry Funeral Home
34 Mercer St. Newark 07103 NJ
United States
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