Mr. I. Varughese Print
Thursday, 01 November 2012 05:52

Mr. I. Varughese called back to his Heavenly Father‏‏......................


Mr. I. Varughese (81) was called back to his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, October 31, 2012. Please keep the departed soul and the family in your prayers.

Mr. Idikkula Varughese ( Kochukunju ) of Virginia was born on October 19, 1931 and passed away peacefully at the age of 81, in the evening on October 31, 2012 at his home in Fairfax, VA. He was one of four children of Chandy Idikula and Annamma Idikula of Pulichimamveetil, Karakkal. His wife is Annamma Varughese from Cheruvazhakunnel family in Ranny.

Mr.I.Varughese worked for the government military service in India in various capacities and retired from service in 1981. He came to United States in 1984 and worked as a Machinist in Philadelphia. He was an outstanding Christian, who regularly attending church and never missed his morning and evening prayers. He served as the Trustee of St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Karakkal, before leaving India. He was a member of St.Mary’s Orthodox Church, Philadelphia prior to moving to Maryland where he served as the Trustee for several years. He also served as the Accountant for St.Gregorios Orthodox Church, Washington,  DC. He was an upright man of integrity  and honesty. Among his numerous qualities were his mild manners and gentle nature. His leisure pursuits included walking and reading.

During his life time, Mr.Varughese commanded great respect from those who knew his best. Several of his most positive attributes stemmed from his immense faith in God even when he was bedridden for several years. He was prepared to leave this world and his prayers during that time was  “ Son of David, have mercy to me “. He will be sorely missed by his family. relatives and friends.  Mr Varughese is survived by his wife (Mrs.Annamma Varughese) and two Children ( Mr.P.V.Alexander and Mrs.Ann Mathews), his son-in-law  ( Mr.Thomas Mathews),  his daughter -in-law ( Mrs.Bindu Alexander) and grandchildren ( Reuben, Mathew and Rachel).

Wake and Funeral Arrangements
Everly Funeral Home,10565 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030-3303.
Phone (703) 385-1110
Public Viewing: 5.30PM - 8PM Friday November 2nd
and on Saturday November 3rd, 11AM - 1PM followed by funeral Service

Funeral service was held at the above location followed by burial at
Fairfax Memorial Park,
9900 Braddock Road,
Fairfax, VA 22032-1903.
Phone (703) 323-5202

Please pray for Ammachi, Vinod, Valsa, Rengi, Bindu, Rubin, Mathew and Rachel.


Mary Abraham


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