John Musau Muindi of Meads Creek Road, Painted Post passed away on Friday, October 21st, 2005 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
John was born on June 19, 1949 in Kenya, East Africa to Ruth Kalekye and Muindi Musau Kitolo. He has many siblings still living in Africa.
Surviving is his beloved wife of 28 years, Betty Hickey Muindi. Daughters: Lorraine Hickey of Monterey, Darla (Steven) Thomas of Caton, Sons: Eric (Anna) Hickey of Savona, and Kurt (Candi) Hickey of Lindley.
Grandchildren: Jessica (Rob) Labar, Abe, Spencer, Autumn and Benjamin Thomas, Tawny and Trent Hickey, Angelleigh and Cameron Hickey.
John graduated from Ithaca High School, Corning Community College and held a B.S. in Business Administration from Alfred University. He worked for Dresser Rand and Corning Inc. (mainly Erwin Ceramics) where he retired in 1999.
John Papa was known for his hard work, advice, love, generosity and concern for family. He made friends wherever he went. He will be sorely missed by family and friends.
Calling hours will be held Sun. Oct. 23rd from 2-4:00pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Chatfield Place in Erwin. Funeral Services will follow at 4:00pm. Burial will be at Chapel Knoll in Coopers Plains on Mon. Oct 24th.