Category Archives: Obituary – અવસાન નોંધ

Mr. Shantilal Daniel Parmar of Anand, passed away on April 01, 2012.

Mr. Shantilal Daniel Parmar from 4-Jeevan Deep Society, St. Xavier’s School Road, Anand, passed away on April 01, 2012. He was MA, LLB and worked as an officer in Union Bank of India till he retired form it on October 31, 2011. His daughter Ria, M.Sc. got married on December 28, 2011. But soon after that cancer was detected and he was admitted to the hospital. He took his last breath at the Gujarat Cancer Institute in Ahmedabad. He was very active in church activities. He was busy in creating corpus for Catholic children along with the Parish priest of Anand Fr. Abert Delgardo.  
He is survived by his wife Madhuben (sister of well-known Gujarati Catholic community leader and businessman Mr. Vijay Kalyanbhai Parmar), daughter Ria and son Shramik (Netherland). May God rest him in peace and give comfort to his family.    


Mr. Pushpavadan Christian of Brooklyn, NY passed away April 02, 2012 at 9:05PM

Mr. Pushpavadan Christian of Brooklyn, NY passed away on Monday April 02, 2012 at 9:05PM.

Viewing is scheduled on Wednesday, April 04, 2012 between 3:00PM to 9:00PM

Place: Brizzi Funeral Home, 3921 Fort Hamilton Pkwy, (Between 39th & 40th Street), Brooklyn, NY 11218


Funeral Service is scheduled on Thursday, April 05, 2012 at 9:00AM

Place: Ocenview Cemetery, 3315 Amboy Road, Staten Island, NY 10306

Phone: 718-351-1870

He is survived by his wife Pearly (Sharon) Christian and two daughters Jen & Jessica Christian.

News & picture provided by Dr. Madhubhai Solanki.

Sad demise of community leader Mr. Lamuel Merchant in Florida. Funeral Details

February 17, 2012 – 9:00AM – Please note below the details of funeral and interment services for Mr. Lamuel Merchant.

Funeral home – Joseph A. Brizzi & Sons, Inc.

3913-3921 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11218

Phone- (718)436-4316 & 3316.

The time for wake – 4:00PM to 9:00PM ET on Friday February 17, 2012.

The last vewing will be at the same location from 9:30AM to 10:30AM ET. on Saturday February 18, 2012. 

Then will proceed towards the Rosehill Cemetary, Linden New Jersey for interment.


February 15, 2012- 2:55PM ET – Please note the body of Mr. Merchant will be brought to Brooklyn, New York from Florida. The funeral service will be held in Brooklyn, New York and interment service will be held at Rosehill Cemetary, Linden, New Jersey. Time and exact place for funeral and interment service will be posted when becomes available. Please visit again.

Just learned that the former President of Gujarat Christian Federation of America, Inc. and well known community leader Mr. Lamuel Merchant has passed away in Florida. May God rest him peace.

Please visit again for further details.










Mrs. Maniben Chitnis passed away at the age of 104 on January 16, 2012

Mrs. Maniben Chitnis (05/24/1907-01/16/2012), mother of Mr. Vinubhai Chitnis, Madhubhai Chitnis, Vijaybhai Chitnis, Chandrakant Chitnis of N. Carolina, Hemlata Hiram Christian of California and Shobha Chitnis, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2012 at Meadowbrook Manor (Nursing Home), Naperville, IL. She went peacefully into the arms of Lord Jesus.

Funeral Service will be conducted on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 10:30 AM at Grace Pointe Church 1320 E. Chicago Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540, Phone: (630) 355-4126; Fax: (630) 355-4123. Late comers, please enter quietly through side doors of the church.

Please pray for the entire Chitnis family at this time of great loss.  Maniben Chitnis was 104 years old.  Though the entire Chitnis family knew this was going to happen and they prepared themselves, it is still hard when it finally happened.

Messages of condolences may be sent to the Chitnis family at 616 N. Ellsworth St. Naperville, IL 60563.
News provided by Mr. Babubhai Varma. Thank you. May God rest her in peace.


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