Late Velji Ladha Devraj Shah (Sumaria)


Late Velji Ladha Devraj Shah (Sumaria)

22nd April 1933 – 2nd January 2021

It is with deep regret that we announce the peaceful passing away of

Mr Velji Ladha Devraj Shah (Sumaria) of

Gaam: Arablus

On Saturday 2nd January 2021 at home in

London UK.

Our Bapuji will be truly missed.

His strength, courage and unconditional love is an inspiration to us all.

His independence & knowledge made our Bapuji a wonderful unique Soul.

He was the Son of Late Ladha Devraj Sumaria and Late Valiben Ladha Sumaria

He was the Son-in-Law of Late Kachra Hemraj Dodhia & Late Jethiben Kachra Dodhia.

He was the Loving Husband of Radiatben Velji Sumaria.

He was the Father and Father-in-law of

Sudhir & Ila,

Dipti & Dipak,

Tilesh & Falguni,


He was the Dada of Neal, Rhea, Milly, Ayushi & Ronik.

He was the Brother/Brother-in-law of

Late Somchand Ladha & Late Kasturben Somchand Sumaria (Arablus) – India

Late Rupaben Mokar Popat Haria (Sagpar) – London UK

Late Kasturben Premji Hansraj Gudka (Padana) – Mumbai India

Late Ratanben Ratilal Nathalal Malde (Vasai) – Mumbai India

Leelavantiben Punja Hansraj Gudka (Padana) – Mumbai India

 He was the Brother-in-Law of

Late Hirji Kachara Dodhia (Navagaam) – Mumbai India

Late Jayantilal Kachara Dodhia (Navagaam) – Mumbai India

Late Jayaben Hansraj Haria (Padana) – Mumbai India

Leelavantiben Motichand Nagaria (Mungani) – Varud India

Bapuji dearly loved all his nieces and nephews & members of his extended families.

Bapuji was born in Arablus, India and at a very young age he migrated to Nairobi, Kenya for several years before he migrated back to Mumbai, India and for the past 40 years he lived a blissful life with his wife between India and London, UK.

His legacy, always loved, never forgotten, forever missed.

May His Soul Rest in Eternal Bliss

Due to the current Covid -19 pandemic, there will not be a public held Sadadi and the funeral service will be restricted to close family.

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