Obit: N. Ramachandran, S. Krishnan, B. Rajagopalan

N. Ramachandran who had been a resident of Mylapore for several decades passed away at Chennai on August 4 at the age of 100. He had celebrated his 100th birthday two months ago.

Ramachandran studied at P S High School and later went on to do engineering at Guindy College of Engineering, It was a struggle and he quit and joined B A at Annamalai University. After a stint at Modern Construction that he set up along with a friend, he took to teaching English which was really his forte.

On his retirement, Ramachandran chose to live at the Sri Obul Redy Senior Citizens’ Home, Andhra Mahila Sabha in 1995.

His youngest son, Vedagiri says he and his siblings missed their father’s presence but respected their father’s wish for independence. “He was a voracious reader. He could also speak Sanskrit, Hindi and Urdu,” said Vedagiri. Vedagiri¬† can be contacted¬† at 2485 0242.

S. Krishnan, proprietor of Medical Equipments, Jammi Buildings, Royapettah passed away on August 10. Kannan was a long-time resident of R.A. Puram. He was also a member of the Brahmin Association.

Following his father, Srinivasan’s footsteps, he took over Medical Equipments and was very popular among doctors and surgeons. He was extremely service minded and helped many people in need. The family lives at 21, 7th Main Road, RA Puram. Ph: 2435 6356.

B. Rajagopalan, an ex-employee of Alitalia passed away on August 19 at the age of 64. He was a resident of Mylapore and is survived by his mother, son and daughter.

The family is at 53, 2nd Floor, 80/82 Nattu Subbarayan Street, Mylapore.
Ph: 2498 3705