John De Mathew loved to sing about love but most importantly he lived true to most of his lyrical content. He showed his love to his 2 wives and 7 kids.
Among DeMathew’s two wives is Caroline Waithira and Sarafina Wairimu.
Carol has featured in De Mathews song ‘Wendo Umaga Kuraya’ which means ‘Love Comes from Far’.
The song highlights how the couple met and how they ended up married.
According to the song Carol had gone for a concert in which De Mathew was performing only for her to be thrown out by a guard.
De Mathew intervened and requested her to join his table, as they say, the rest is history.
He passed away on Sunday after his car rammed into the back of a lorry near Blue Post Hotel,Thika. Reports indicate he was pronounced dead on arrival at Thika Nursing Home.
Below are photos of Caroline, DeMathews’ second wife and Sarafina Wairimu his first wife.
Going by the above photos it is evident that DeMathew was a man with a big heart and a lot of love to share.
His remains are at Kenyatta University mortuary awaiting burial at a later date as the family is still coming to terms with his death.
Below is the song which De Mathew narrates how he met with his wife