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 In Loving Memory of


 

Pappachen Koshy

April 24, 1942 - July 15, 2011

"For none of us lives for ourselves alone, and none of us dies for ourselves alone. If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord; so, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord. For this very reason, Christ died and returned to life so that he might be the Lord of both the dead and the living."
Romans 14: 7-9

Pappachan C. Koshy was born in Kadampanad, Kuttiyil House on April 24th, 1942. His father's name is Chacko Kochukoshy and mother's name is Mariamma Kochukoshy. He studied in Kadampanad High School and got a job in Telco locomotive company in Poona where he worked for thirteen years.

He got married in 1975 and subsequently moved to Muscat, Oman where he worked in Shanfam Construction Company for nine years until he came to the US in 1985 with his family. Since 1985 till his retirement in 2009, he worked in Howard University. After his retirement, he pursued along with his wife their passion for traveling. He has visited various countries throughout Europe, Jerusalem, China, Middle East, Bermuda and all across India. He left this Earth fulfilling all his goals and ambitions and will be profoundly missed by his family and friends here and in Kerala. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Chinnamma P. Koshy and his two kids, Dr. Bindu Koshy and Biju Koshy. He is also survived by two brothers and sisters.

 

 

Viewing

Monday, July 18, 2011 6 pm – 8 pm
St. Gregorios Indian Orthodox Church
2337 Fairland Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904

 

Viewing Schedule  
6:00 pm Welcome Message
6:15 pm Speakers

  • Abraham Joshua-President ECKC
  • Dr.Mercy Thomaskutty-Marthamariam Samajam
  • Francis Padayatty - Long time family friend from Philadelphia
  • Kuttapan Yohannan - Long time family friend
  • Joy Thomas - Family friend
  • Maxwell Carrington - Howard University supervisor
  • George Varghese - Marthoma Church, Takoma Park
  • John C. Thomas - Family speech will be delivered by Bijoy Thomas
  • Biju Koshy - Eulogy
  • Bindu Koshy - Word of thanks
 
7:45 pm Closing Prayers  
Clergy  
  • Rev. Fr. Laby George Panackamattom
  • Rev. Fr. George Panackamattom
  • Rev Fr.K.O Chacko
  • Rev.Fr.Sunoj M.Oommen
  • Rev. Fr. Andrew (Leeson) Daniel
  • Rev. Fr. George Mathew
 
Pallbearers  
  • Biju Koshy
  • Jobi Poulose
  • Binu Thomas
  • Saji Abraham
  • Sunil Mathew
  • Denny Mathew
  • Davis Mathew
  • Aby Chacko
 
Funeral Service & Burial  

Monday, July 25, 2011
St. Thomas Cathedral Church
Kadampanad, Adoor - Kerala

 
Special Thanks  
   

We would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the clergy, family, and friends that

 have been so supportive during this unforeseen time. We appreciate all your 

support and kind words. We ask that you continue to keep us and 

our beloved father and husband in your prayers always.


Chinnamma, Bindu, Munish, Biju, Soumya, and Muskaan
Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 July 2011 03:23