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Mathews Mathai

November 15, 1941January 12, 2018
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Mathews Mathai, resident of Kenner, Louisiana, died on Friday, January 12, 2018, at the age of 76. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Dr. Mary Mathai; two sons, Dr. Manoj Mathai, and Dr. Koshy Mathai married to Dr. Fay Susan Mathai; granddaughter, Eleanor Mary Mathai; and four sisters, Anna Thomas, Dr. Mariamma Thomas, Molly Cheriyan, and Susan Karimpil. He was preceded in death by his brother, Dr. Thomas Mathai; and his nephew, Thomas Mathai Jr. Mr. Mathai had his Masters in Computer science from Stanford University, MBA from Golden Gate University and another Masters in Operations Research in Polytechnic Institute in New York. He worked in Management positions in Finance. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Friday, January 19, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday, January 20, beginning at 1:00 p.m. A service will be held in the Chapel of the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. To view and sign the guest book, visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 19, 2018

  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 20, 2018

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, January 20, 2018

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Vijoy Jacob

January 21, 2018

It was our joy and blessing to visit with Mathews, Dudu, and Manoj the evening before Mathews passing. Mathews was a man of immense grace and dignity. A humble and God fearing man not given to pomp and circumstance.
May Gods Peace and Love, Grace and Mercy be with Dudu, Manoj, Renji, Fay, baby Eleanor and the entire Mathai family.

Vijoy & Usha

Vijoy Jacob

January 21, 2018

It was our joy and blessing to visit with Mathews the evening before he was called home.He was a man with immense grace and dignity.Humble and God fearing, never given to pomp and circumstance.He will be greatly missed. May Gods Peace, Love, Grace and Mercy be with Dudu, Manoj, Renji, Faye, baby Eleanor and the entire Mathai family.
Vijoy and Usha

January 19, 2018

Our deepest condolences to the dear family of Mathews. I have known him and his family for many years and always enjoyed his jovial company. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God bless his soul!
Bijoy & Angelica George

January 17, 2018

"Our deepest condolences to Doodu, Manoj, Koshy, and Koshy's family. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. We will always remember the ever smiling face of Mr. Mathews."
V.S. Vijayakumar and family (New Orleans. LA)

Bindu Trivedi

January 16, 2018

Our deepest and sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Mathews. Bindu, Sudhir, and Krishna Trivedi

Basil Thoppil

January 15, 2018

Farewell Mathews, our kind and gentle friend now gone into eternal life beyond the physical realm. We are blessed to have known Mathews over 30 years, for which we feel blessed. May God's loving grace and comfort be with the Mathews family, particularly with Mary (Doodu) and children.
Basil & Molly, Children Pradeep and Deepu Thoppil Families
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