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George Mathai

George Mathai

Wednesday, September 28th, 1927 - Friday, June 7th, 2019
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George Mathai was born on September 28, 1927 in Aranmula, a small village in Kerala, India.

After receiving two degrees in Economics and in Education, he worked as a high school teacher for most of his life. George was a dedicated teacher and mentored thousands of students, who fondly call him George “Saar” (sir). He often used stories and humour to make learning memorable and interesting. He continued his passion as a volunteer teacher at a Bible School in India.

George and Rachel were married for 67 years and have five children. He was a dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He instilled strong family values and was fondly called “Appacha”.

George lived his Christian faith and volunteered his time freely for church activities. He was the Youth League Secretary and the Trustee of the local parish of the Mar Thoma Church in his early years. He was heavily involved since the formation of St. Thomas Evangelical Church of India and held various positions locally and centrally in the church, including as Sunday School Board Secretary and as Sabha (Church) Secretary.

He continued his passion for the community even in his retirement and constructed two buildings on his property, one of which serves as a Mission Home and the other to serve the needy in the community.

He was a born mediator and was instrumental in bringing fair and just resolutions to many contentious situations in his church and the community. He was known for his faith, integrity and strong moral values, which guided his actions and decisions every day. He loved the Lord and loved his neighbours, as Jesus commanded.

He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Friday, June 14th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, June 14th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Centre Street Church
    Address
    3900 - 2nd Street NE
    Calgary, Alberta T2E 9C1
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  • Interment

    Location
    Queen's Park Cemetery
    Address
    3219-4th Street NW
    Calgary, Alberta T2M 3A6
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Kocheathukalayil George

Posted at 05:49pm
Our deepest condolences. Missing appachen. Praying for the heavenly comfort and peace to ammachi , the blessed children and grandchildren . God bless you all !!


From Kunjukuttychayan family, Edasserimala
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Samuel Mathews

Posted at 11:10am
Lot of memories of Georgekuttychayan and the Karuvelil family. He was compassionate and helpful in times of need. He was like a father figure for us. My father used to consult him on all important family matters. We will greatly miss him. Our heartfelt condolences and prayers for Kochamma and to every grieving member in the family.
Pappachen, Mangattumalayil
Oklahoma City
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Dr Jacob Thomas B

Posted at 06:29am
Our deepest condolences. Our prayers & thoughts are with your family. We will never forget,when George Mathew Sir came and sang the song in our house.... മരണത്താൽ മറയാത്ത മഹൽ േസ്നഹ...... പിരിയാ....
on 31st March 1983 (Retirement day of my father), it stands.
Dr. Jacob Thomas s/o V C Chacko.
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Jossy Varghese

Posted at 03:45am
He was my teacher and mentor in the school and in the church. May God fill the heart of the family members with the divine peace.
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