Late Rupaben Manekchand Punja Maru

Late Rupaben Manekchand Punja Maru

1st January 1918 to 16th April 2020

(in London, UK: previously she resided in Kitale and Mombasa, Kenya; and Visotri and Lakhabawal, India)

It is with deep regret that we announce the sad demise of our Ba on 16th April 2020 in London. She was:

Wife of Late Manekchand Punja Maru (of Lakhabawal)

Daughter of Late Ranmal Devshi Haria and Late Vejiben Ranmal Haria

Daughter-in-Law of Late Punja Hadha Maru and Late Hiruben Punja Maru

Mother and mother-in-law of:

Late Laxmiben,

Pravinchandra (Bhikhu of Shadhan Agency, Mombasa and Ekta Centre, London) and Vinumati,

Mahendra (Babu of Shadhan Agency, Mombasa; and now in Nairobi) and Late Kalavanti, and;

Late Keshavlal (of King Plastic Industries Ltd, Nairobi) and Jayaben

Sister and sister-in-law of:

Late Mohanlal and Devkurben, Gulabchand and Kanchanben, Ramnik and Manjuben,

Jayaben and Veljibhai, and; Manjuben and Fulchandbhai

Sister of:

Late Sojpar Ranmal Haria, Late Khimji Ranmal Haria, Late Devchand Ranmal Haria,

Late Amrutben Kanji Malde, Late Puriben Jethalal Sumaria, Late Valiben, and; Zaviben Nemchand Nagda

Grandmother and grandmother-in-law of:

Neeta and Amit, Bhavna, Khilna and Dhiren, Rajen and Sonia, Rupen, Chetan and Hanisha

Sangna and Pankaj, Apeksha and Bimal, Rajesh and Harshida, and; Vinay and Bindi

Great grandmother of:

Sonia, Ishnaa, Aran, Ryan, Keyan, New Baby, Aashni, Mihir, Priyav, Rishav, Prina, Jaimir, Jainish, Riyan, Yash

There will be no Prathna Sabha due to the ongoing Coronavirus restrictions. Online Shradhanjali will be held on Saturday 18th April 2020 between 2 pm and 3 pm (BST). Please message us on the contact details below for access. A celebration of her life will be held in due course once restrictions are lifted. We will be humbled if you could remember our Ba in your prayers. Condolences messages are welcomed and can be:

 emailed to and

or sent via text/Whatsapp to (+44) 7904 036 103 and (+254) 733 600 795

Aum Shanti Shanti Shanti