Archive for the Obituaries Category

November 11, 2019

Former chief election commissioner T. N. Seshan passes away

Former chief election commissioner T. N. Seshan passes away

86 year old former chief election commissioner T. N. Seshan passed away a little after nine p.m. on Sunday, Nov 10 at his home at St. Mary’s Road, Alwarpet. He held the post of chief election commissioner for six years, […]

October 22, 2019

Tribute: Lesley Peters, San Thome

San Thome resident Lesley Peters, 71 years passed away on Sept.18 at his home on Nimmo Road. He was in the travels business. He studied at Doveton Corrie school and at Loyola College and worked in the travel trade before […]

October 18, 2019

Wellknown India broadcaster, P. V. Krishnamurthy passes away. R. A. Puram resident.

Wellknown India broadcaster, P. V. Krishnamurthy passes away. R. A. Puram resident.

Wellknown Indian broadcaster P. V. Krishnamurthy, a resident of R. A. Puram passed away on Oct.16. He was 98 years old. PVK, as friends and Doordarshan colleagues called him, was seen as a titan of India’s Doordarshan network – he […]

October 17, 2019

Bishop emeritus Rev. Devotta who grew up in San Thome passes away

Bishop emeritus Rev. Devotta who grew up in San Thome passes away

Bishop emeritus Rev. Anthony Devotta, who was born and brought up in San Thome and served as bishop of the Catholic diocese of Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu passed away early on October 15 at a seminary there where he lived […]

September 14, 2019

Tributes: V. Ramadurai, ex-cricketer M. Srinivasan, Dr. V. Umamaheswaran, film producer S. Sriram

Tributes: V. Ramadurai, ex-cricketer M. Srinivasan, Dr. V. Umamaheswaran, film producer S. Sriram

V. Ramadurai, a resident of Mandaveli passed away on  Sept.2. He was 93 years old.  ( seen in photo on top, left) He was born on April  26, 1926 at  Kutchery Road, Mylapore and spent 80 years of his life in […]

September 4, 2019

Retired P. S. Senior teacher P. Geeta and stage artiste S. V. Sankaran pass away

Retired P. S. Senior teacher P. Geeta and stage artiste S. V. Sankaran pass away

P. Geeta, a senior teacher of Hindi and economics who retired from P. S. Senior School, Mylapore passed away on Sept. 3 morning in Bangalore. ‘The flame has burnt so long, Let it now die slowly. The dying completes the […]

September 3, 2019

Tributes: Dr. P. V. Balanarayan, G. Narayanaswamy, M. V. Janaki

Dr. P. V. Balanarayanan, senior dentist and well known in Mylapore passed away on August 15. He was born on June 12, 1949. He graduated from Madras Dental College. He lived in Nadu Street, Mylapore for more than six decades and […]

August 24, 2019

Obituaries: Geetha Kannan, Chandrasekharan, A. Padmanabhan, Murali Mohan

Geetha Kannan, former headmistress of the KG section of Children Garden School, passed away on Aug. 7. She was 69 years old. Geetha held that position for 35 years. “She was an expert at her work and trained other teachers. She was […]

August 16, 2019

Former India cricketer, coach and commentator V. B. Chandrasekhar passes away

Former India cricketer, coach and commentator V. B. Chandrasekhar passes away

V. B. Chandrasekhar, former TN and India cricketer who resided in Mylapore passed away on Thursday evening. Early news on social media said he had a cardiac arrest but later, it was confirmed that the 57-year-old had committed suicide at […]

August 8, 2019

Obituaries: V. Gopal, S. Meenakshi

V. Gopal  passed away on  July 21 at the age of 88. He was a longtime resident of Mylapore, residing in Bheemana Garden Street, Thiagarajapuram and Alamelumangapuram. He was an engineer and contractor by profession. He is survived by his wife, two sons […]

July 25, 2019

Business journalist-editor C. R. L. Narasimhan passes away

Business journalist-editor C. R. L. Narasimhan passes away

C. R. L.Narasimhan, 71 years and retired associate editor of ‘The Hindu’ newspaper passed away on July 24. He was a resident of Alwarpet. Narasimham worked for State Bank of India group before moving into journalism as a writer on […]

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