Category Archives: Obituary – અવસાન નોંધ

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.


ડિસેમ્બર ૨૮ ૨૦૧૧: શ્રી. સ્ટેફાન મેકવાનની ફ્યુનરલ વિધિ ડિસેમ્બરની ૨૯ તારીખે ભારતીય સમય પ્રમાણે બપોરે ૩:00 વાગે (ન્યુ યોર્કના સમય પ્રમાણે વહેલી સવારે ૪:૩૦) સેંટ. જોસેફ દેવાલય, મણીનગર, અમદાવાદ ખાતે રાખવામાં આવી છે.
જેઓ કોઈ કારણસર હાજર ના રહી શકે તો આ ફ્યુનલ માસનું જીવંત પ્રસારણ કરવામાં આવશે.

અવસાન નોંધ – સ્વર્ગસ્થ શ્રી. સ્તેફનભાઈ એસ. મેકવાન

  We just celebrated the birth of our savior Lord Jesus Christ on December 25th, yesterday December 26 was St. Stephen, Martyr (Feast) and today I have sad news of death to report. My brother-in-law Mr. Stephen Macwan passed away today at around 5:00PM Indian time, in Ahmedabad. He is survived by his wife Catherine (Niru, my sister) two sons Rajani, Amit, daughter Malti, seven grand children and a huge family in India and USA. May God rest him in peace. He will be greatly missed. His youngest son Amit, his wife Purvi with son Braxton and Alayana are leaving for India today.


The funeral will be held on December 29, 2011 at 10:00am Indian time at St. Joseph Church, Maninagar, Ahmedabad.










This picture was taken on Christimas eve 2011

અવસાન નોંધ – એલન પરમાર

A yong boy Alen Parmar, of late Anilbhai (who passed away few years back) and Mr. Jyotiben (who is currently in Israel met with an accident and paased away. He is surrived by his mom and two brothers. They are from Lotiya Bhagol, Anand.  

 May God rest him peace.
May God give give courage to his mom who is away from home and alone. May God support her and help her to overcome this loss.
News Provided by Kanubhai Parmar, Anand.