Vallabhathinal Joshua Koshy
October 13, 1941 – January 26, 2020
Mr. Vallabhathinal Joshua Koshy was born on October 13, 1941 as the third child of the late Joshua Thomas and the late Annama Joshua in Thumpamon, Pandalam, Kerala. He was the adoring brother to his four brothers and a sister.
He was the loving and caring husband to Mariamma Koshy and the dedicated father to Jimmy Koshy and Smita Koshy. He was the “cool” appacha to his grandson’s Reuben and Ethan Mathews. He always considered his son-in-law George Mathews as his eldest son. Family was always his priority and he was the foundation and pillar of our family. He trusted in God as the source of his strength and joy. He was called to Heaven on January 26, 2020.
In his early years, Papa moved to Bhilai (MP) to work as an Engineer at Bhilai Steel Plant, MP, India. Papa and Mummy got married on February 3, 1972 and were blessed with 47 years together. He spent those years in Bhilai, Kerala, Detroit and Dallas. Papa was a very loving man who was respected by everyone. He will be missed by all of us and will be remembered for his hospitality, love and affection to all. We love you papa and will miss you very much. Even though you have gone to your heavenly home, you will live on in our hearts forever.
- Wake Friday, February 7, 2020
- Funeral Service Saturday, February 8, 2020
- Committal Service Saturday, February 8, 2020