Dr. Sarah M. Thuo, 36.
Dr Thuo was born on October 10th, 1972, in Nakuru, Kenya, she graduated from Limuru Girls High School in Kenya, earned her Bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1997, her Master's and Doctorate of Pharmaceutical studies from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in Worcester in 2004. She lived in Worcester many years before moving to Methuen.
Sarah leaves to mourn her loss, her beloved husband, Patrick Karongo; a cherished son, Jonathan Karongo of Methuen; her devoted mother, Margaret Wairimu Thuo of Worcester; three loving sisters, Dr. Millie N. White PharmD of Westerly, RI; Julie N. Mbugua of Rahway, NJ and Eve N. Mbugua of Charlotte, NC; a niece, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; Her father was the late Godson Mwangi.
Sarah, after earning her degree, began working for the Rite Aid Corporation and was presently employed as Pharmacy manager for the Rite Aid Store in Haverhill the past five years.
Sarah was a member of the Mother's Union and the Massachusetts Association of Pharmacists.
Calling hours will be held Monday, July 27, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 28th at 10:00 a.m. in the First Assembly of God Church, Tyler Prentice Rd., Worcester. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery.