Heights Funeral Home

1317 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX


Bashem Coorg

17 décembre 193912 mars 2020

On Thursday, March 12, 2020, Bashem S. Coorg, loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, passed away peacefully at the age of 80 years old. Bashem was born December 17, 1939 in Bangalore, India. He completed a Masters in Engineering at Syracuse University and soon after married the love of his life, Jaya. His life was blessed with travel, adventure, friends and family. Some of his biggest joys were his children, IBM, and his video camera which he always kept handy to record the best memories. He was also extraordinarily humble. Bashem is preceded in death by his father, Sampath Iyengar, mother, Padma, step-mother Sharadha, and our family dog, Hershey. He is survived by his wife Jaya, daughter Rohini, son Vasanth, daughter-in-law Erin, grandchildren, bothers, sister, and in-laws. In lieu of flowers, please give a big hug to all of your loved ones and keep smiling in his honor.


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Linda Figg

mai 26, 2020

Dear Jaya, and family, I am so sad about Bashem's passing. Such a kind soul, and he will be missed. Loved living in your neighborhood, seeing you all out for a walk, and just being positive and pleasant to talk to and laugh with. You have two wonderful children and now grandchildren, and I know you are a loving family. I will pray for peace to be in your hearts.

Sue Beck

mars 24, 2020

Bashem, you were a bright spot, a wonderful resource and a great team member. I am grateful to have had you as a friend. May you rest in peace.

Jerald Dsouza

mars 22, 2020

Very very shocked to hear the sudden demise of my ex colleague and friend Bashem Coorg. We had a wonderful time together on jan 12 , 2020 at our residence in Bangalore . He was a thorough gentleman who kept the relation and friendship alive. May the departed soul of Bashem rest in peace. May our condolences bring comfort to the bereaved family, may our prayers ease the pain of this loss . Jerald Dsouza and Family.

Prabha Gubbi

mars 22, 2020

Namaskara Jaya, I am Prabha Gubbi Srinath Mama’s daughter from New York.
My deepest sympathy and condolences to
your daughter Rohini, son Vasanth and all Coorg family brother’s and sister.
May God rest Bhashyam’s soul in peace.

Shilpa Coorg

mars 21, 2020

We are shocked and devastated by the loss. Uncle Bashu was so kindhearted and loving. I have some great memories of spending time with him at his house, enjoying his amazing Indian food, and celebrating family time together. When I got engaged, he was the first to call and wish us. Lots of love to Jaya Aunty, Vasanth, Erin, and Rohini. Until we meet again. ❤️

-Shilpa & Nayan

Sudesh Srinivasan

mars 21, 2020

Veena and I have fond memories of visiting Bashem Uncle and Jaya akka during our stay in Austin, TX. We would always be welcomed into their home in RoundRock with a bright smile. It would always be a pleasure spending time with them and playing with Hershey. Bashem Uncle and Jaya akka were very proud of how Vasanth and Rohini grew up to become excellent and accomplished individuals. We will always remember the first Thanksgiving dinner that we we had with Bashem Uncle and Jaya akka. Veena, Anirudh, and I would pray for his soul to rest in peace 🙏🙏🙏

Shantha Rajan

mars 21, 2020

You are missed each day and every day , for you were someone special who meant more than words can say . Time flies fast ; Life goes on at its own pace . But some memories can never be forgotten or erased from the mind of the dearest ones . YOU WILL ALWAYS REMAIN IN OUR THOUGHTS !

Govinda Rajan

mars 21, 2020

Those special memories of you will always bring a smile if only I could have you back for just a little while ! Then we could sit and talk again just like we used to do !! You always meant so very much and always will do too !!! The fact that you're no longer here will always cause me pain but you're forever in my heart UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN !!!!

Amogh Coorg

mars 20, 2020

Bashu Tata was one of the most greatest grand-uncles ever. I knew him since my childhood and I celebrated my 5th birthday with him at his house. After that, I met him in Berlin a year later. Recently , in last year’s August, he came to my house with Jaya Pati and Rohini to stay as guests when Vasanth, Erin, and Kiran were visiting along with Kiran’s younger brother, Tej. The last time I saw him was on his 80th birthday last December where this photo is taken . What I liked about Bashu Tata the most was he liked my LEGOs and my creativity.

Suraj Rajan

mars 20, 2020

We still can't believe this. Lots of memories to cherish. I'm fortunate to have spent my birthday with you in Bangalore this year. Your personality, your voice, your smile - we'll miss you a lot. May your soul rest in peace uncle. Lots of love to Jaya aunt, Rohini and Vasanth.