December 4, 1944 – March 21, 2020
Susy James, Daughter of T.A.Mathai (Panickammattu family), and Sarah Mathai, in Tiruvilla, Kerala, India, Wife of E.V. James (Edacheril family, Angamaly), Mom to Lee (Liz) James, Liju (Varkey) James & Matthew James (and his wife, Soo), Grandma to Halle, Josiah, Paige & Joy, passed on to the Lord’s presence, early morning on Saturday, March 21, at the age of 75. She was a resident of Highland, IN, USA for over 40 years, citizen of heaven.
Close family and friends will gather on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 from 12PM – 2PM at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, Crown Point IN. A funeral service to honor Susy will take place that afternoon at 2PM. Burial will follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Live stream is available at thalsamaya.com from 12PM-4PM. Susy was born in India on December 4, 1944 and born again in 1955, baptized in 1958. Susy was the oldest of six siblings: Joy, Raju, Jaya, Valsa & Roy. Susy married EV James on April 29, 1965. They were married for 55 years and had three children: Elizabeth, Varkey and Matthew. She leaves behind 4 grandchildren: Halle, Josiah, Paige & Joy.
Susy graduated from Madras Christian Women’s College in 1963. She moved to America in 1967. Susy received a Nursing degree from Purdue Calumet in 1983 and worked as a Nurse at St. Catherine’s for 18 years, then at Dr. Terry Brennan’s Office for 18 years. Susy invested most of her energy to being a mom and was devoted to God, His church and His mission. She served faithfully at Lansing Gospel Chapel. She served as a volunteer lesson corrector for Emmaus correspondence courses’ prison ministry. She loved well and loved much. Jesus is her Savior and the joy of the Lord permeated her life.
Susy is reunited with her daughter Elizabeth, Papa & Mama and several other family members and brothers and sisters in Christ.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Elizabeth James memorial endowment at Emmaus Bible College, 2570 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, IA. 52001
The family would like to thank all family and friends who diligently prayed and those who came to visit when she was ill.
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- Visitation Tuesday, March 24, 2020
- Funeral Service Tuesday, March 24, 2020
- Burial Tuesday, March 24, 2020
March 24, 2020
Ed, we are so sad with your loss but we were blessed while viewing the funeral service seeing how Susy was a blessing to so many. May the Lord grant you comfort in the days to come. Bill and Lillian Carrera
March 23, 2020
My mother-in-law Marjorie Jackson and I saw Susy several times in Dr. Brennan's office. What a sweet and gentle help she always was! So glad she is enjoying Heaven with Jesus and loved ones -- and Mom Jackson!