Archive for the Obituaries Category

July 10, 2020

Obit: A. Rangaswami, former chairman of Lakshmi General Finance

Obit: A. Rangaswami, former chairman of Lakshmi General Finance

A. Rangaswami, former chairman of Lakshmi General Finance passed away on July 7. He was 91. He began his career as a professor of physics and was later absorbed into the TVS Group. He worked for the Madras Motor General Insurance Company […]

July 6, 2020

R. A. Puram couple pass away; despite being seniors the duo distributed groceries to daily wagers this season

R. A. Puram based couple Arunachalam and Geeta, who are known for reaching out to visually challenged and physically challenged community across Tamil Nadu, passed away recently. While 58-year-old Geeta passed away on June 29, after succumbing to the virus, […]

July 6, 2020

Face behind popular Janal Bajji Kadai passes away; tributes flow in

Face behind popular Janal Bajji Kadai passes away; tributes flow in

One of the persons behind Janal Bajji Kadai, the hugely popular snacks joint, Ramesh alias Sivaramakrishnan passed away on July 5. Relatives of the family said he was admitted to hospitals for some illnesses and that a Covid test later […]

July 5, 2020

Tribute: M. R. Krishnamurthi, formerly of ‘The Hindu’ and founding team member of two sabhas

Tribute: M. R. Krishnamurthi, formerly of 'The Hindu' and founding team member of two sabhas

Manikudi Rajam Iyar Krishnamurthi, or M. R. Krishnamurthi, known as MRK to everyone, died on July 3 at his residence in Mandaveli. The 96 year old had retired from The Hindu newspaper as press superintendent and was also a founder […]

July 4, 2020

Obit: M. N. Raghunathan, feted LIC officer

Obit: M. N. Raghunathan, feted LIC officer

M. N. Raghunathan, a feted officer of Life Insurance Corporation who grew up and worked in Mylapore passed away recently. He lost the battle against the virus on June 26. He was a resident of Mylapore for a good number […]

July 1, 2020

Pattinapakkam police station SSI passes away

Pattinapakkam police station SSI passes away

Special Sub Inspector Manimaran attached to the Pattinapakkam ( Foreshore Estate) Police Station passed away early this July 1 morning. He succumbed to the virus. He was a resident of Choolaimedu and was 57 years old. H belonged to the […]

June 29, 2020

84 year old K. Veera Raghava Bhattar of Sri Adhi Kesava Perumal Temple passes away

84 year old K. Veera Raghava Bhattar of Sri Adhi Kesava Perumal Temple passes away

84 year old K. Veera Raghava Bhattar of Sri Adhi Kesava Perumal Temple, Mylapore passed away on Sunday morning ( June 28) at Sri Ramachandra Medical College Hospital due to diabetic health related issues. In the temple circles, he was […]

June 27, 2020

TRIBUTE; Dharmambal Vaidyanathan, mastered Carnatic music from great gurus but concert career was brief

TRIBUTE; Dharmambal Vaidyanathan, mastered Carnatic music from great gurus but concert career was brief

Dharmambal Vaidyanathan passed away at her residence at Luz Avenue, Mylapore on June 25, 2020 at the age of 96 years, hours after taking a COVID-19 test and testing negative. Born on September 16, 1924, she was the daughter of […]

June 26, 2020

TRIBUTE: S. Chandramouli

TRIBUTE: S. Chandramouli

S. Chandramouli aged 71 years and a senior resident of Mylapore for more than 40+ years passed away on June 9 at Mumbai. He was admitted to a hospital after he complained of fever and cough, was treated for Corona […]

June 20, 2020

Tribute: Narayanan Chettiar

Tribute: Narayanan Chettiar

Retired banker and arts connoisseur Narayanan Chettiar of Mylapore passed away on June 18 night due to a heart attack. He lived in an apartment on Balakrishnan Street, off Royapettah high Road. Hailing from a well-known Chettiar family of Devakottai, […]

June 20, 2020

Well-known educationist Saraswathi Narayanaswamy passes away

Well-known educationist Saraswathi Narayanaswamy passes away

Well-known educationist Saraswathi Narayanaswamy passed away on June 18. She was 78. The cremation took place on Friday. She was a resident of TTK Road, Alwarpet. Saraswathi was the honorary director and co-founder Balavidyalaya, The School for Young Deaf Children, […]

June 12, 2020

Tribute: Dr. N. Rajagopal

Tribute: Dr. N. Rajagopal

On June 8, 2020, Dr. N. Rajagopal, Cardiologist and Diabetologist, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home in Luz Avenue. Dr. Rajagopal, son of S. Narayanan and Venkatalakshmi, from Cheranmahadevi, Tirunelveli, grew up in West Mambalam. He studied […]

June 11, 2020

Well-known catering professional Chellappa passes away

Well-known catering professional Chellappa passes away

Well-known catering professional who went simply by the name of Chellappa passed away on June 10 evening. He was admitted to a Alwarpet hospital after he fell ill, was treated for the virus and succumbed to it. The funeral rites […]

June 10, 2020

Tribute: K. V. S. Raghavan, senior resident of R. A. Puram

Tribute: K. V. S. Raghavan, senior resident of R. A. Puram

K. V. S. Raghavan, aged 76 years and a senior R. A. Puram resident passed away due to cardiac arrest  on May 17. A company secretary by profession, Raghavan had a degree in B. Com, LLB and completed the ACS […]

June 8, 2020

Tribute: N. Ramachandran of Nadu St.

Tribute: N. Ramachandran of Nadu St.

N. Ramachandran, retired head draughting officer, Highways department based in Chennai and a long time resident of Nadu Street, Mylapore passed away in a city hospital on May 30. He had contracted the corona virus, said his family in an […]

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