Minakshi Choudhury

September 1, 1948July 2, 2019

Our dearest Minakshi Choudhury passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 2, 2019 at the Houston Methodist Sugarland Hospital.

Minakshi Choudhury was born in Berhampore, West Bengal, India on September 1,1948. Minakshi had a passion for learning; she pursued a bachelor's and master’s degree in English Literature and a master's degree in Education. After finishing her studies, Minakshi married the love of her life, Hemanga Choudhury, and later moved to the United States with him; they made Houston their home since 1980. Hemanga and Minakshi were married for 41 years.

Minakshi, known as Mia to her loved ones, is survived by her son Partha, husband Hemanga, and our large extended family to whom she was truly devoted. She was a pillar of strength in our family and always managed to bring everyone together. There was no greater joy to her than spending time with her family and friends. She was full of love and kindness, made great jokes, and always enjoyed a good laugh. Indian sweets were her all time favorite, Berhampore channaborras and roshgollas held a special place in her heart. She was also a lover of the arts; she was an amazing painter, singer and writer. She was a devotee of Durgabari. In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates donations to the Durga Bari

Viewing and prayers will be held Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 9:30 A.M. Cremation services to follow at 12:00 P.M. at Garden Oaks Funeral Home in Houston, Texas.


  • Funeral Service & Viewing Saturday, July 6, 2019


Minakshi Choudhury

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