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Joshua Kuria

August 11, 1966 — June 8, 2022

Joshua Ngugi Kuria of Felton, Delaware formerly of Frederick, MD and Martinsburg, WV passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. Josh and his wife, Nikki had recently moved to Felton, Delaware where they planned to retire.

He was a loving husband of Nikki Darling-Kuria, his wife of 30 years.

Born on August 11, 1966, in Nairobi, Kenya, he was the son of Florence Kuria.

He grew up in Maryland and attended Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland and Magruder High School in Derwood, Maryland.

He graduated from Western Governor’s University with a BA in Health Informatics.

Josh was the kindest soul and anyone who met him immediately became his friend. He loved his children more than anything and they were his pride and joy. He loved to travel and be with those he loved.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Caitlin Kenya Kuria, William Blair Kuria, Elyse Beth Kuria

His mother, Florence Kuria, his brothers, John Kuria (niece, Lexxy), Paul Kuria (nieces, Chakayla, Alayzia) sister, Esther Kuria (nephews, Edwin and Isaiah). He is also survived by numerous cousins, aunts and uncles in Kenya; sister-in-law, Lynne Martin (nephews, TJ and Cory and grandnephew, Anthony).

He is preceded in death by his grandfather Joshua Ngugi and his grandmother Bethsheba Mugure Ngugi

The family will receive friends from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD. 21702.

A celebration of Joshua's life will take place at 11:00 am on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at StaufferFuneralHome.com

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

7:00 - 9:00pm (Eastern time)

Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick

1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick

1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702

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Interment following funeral service

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Starts at 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick

11210 Bethesda Church Rd, Damascus, MD 20872

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