Late Kasturben Hemchand Virpar Dahya Shah

22 November 1937 – 10 April 2020

(Of Kenton, Harrow, and formerly Mombasa (Beno Garments))

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved

 Late Kasturben Hemchand Virpar Dahya Shah

She was the devoted wife of Hemchand Virpar Dahya Shah.

She was the beloved daughter of Late Ranmal Virpar and Late Kunverben Ranmal Shah.

She was the dutiful daughter-in-law of Late Virpar Dahya and Late Bhavalben Virpar Shah.

She was the treasured and dearest mother of Deepa, Shelina and Sandip.

She was the generous  mother-in-law of Rajesh and Hiten.

She was the loving Nani of Late Meeraj, Nishma, Rushil, Chandni, Jaimin, Meer and Paras.

She was the kind sister and (sister-in-law) to Late Motiben and (Late Premchandbhai), Late Savitaben, Chandulalbhai and (Hansaben), Late Fulchandbhai, Late Hasmukhrai and (Vilasben), Amritlalbhai and (Ilaben), Mansukhlalbhai, Bhartiben, Sarlaben and (Ajitbhai) and Dinuben and (Opendrabhai).

She was caring sister-in-law to Late Prabhulalbhai, Late Shantaben and Late Somchandbhai, Late Somchandbhai and Late Lilavatiben, Late Kantaben, Late Maniben and Late Jayantilalbhai, Ramniklalbhai and Sarojben, Late Mansukhlalbhai and Muktaben.

She was an adored aunt and friend to all her dear nieces and nephews.

Nani was an incredibly strong lady, the strongest any of us knew. No matter what hardships she faced in life, she always overcame them, and did so with a smile on her face. Her smile was infectious and always lit up every room she was in. Her laughter still rings in all of our ears. She never complained, no matter how much pain she was in, because she never wanted to worry others. She had the sweetest face, and made everyone who interacted with her adore her. Nani was also the most hardworking lady, and could never stay still – she always needed to be doing something, and be kept busy. That explains why her cooking was so fantastic – she always mastered every recipe she attempted. She adored and spoiled all of her grandchildren, and always had food at the ready whenever we went to visit, no matter her physical condition. Her work ethics set a powerful example to us all, and inspired everyone to push to their fullest potential. Nani had a heart of gold, and not a single bad bone in her body – anyone who knew her can testify to that. Now, our hearts are void of the most generous and kind-hearted lady we have ever known, and whilst this can never be fully healed, the memories we have of her will forever live on. We love you Nani, and we know how much you loved us all. An angel like you will always rest in heaven, and we hope that you find the peace that you deserve more than anyone else.

There will be no prayer meeting due to the ongoing pandemic situation, as per government directives. We will be humbled if you could remember her in your prayers.

Om Shanti Shanti Shanti.

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