“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day; and not to me only, but unto all them also that love His appearing.” 2 Timothy 4: 7-8
Wake: Friday, May 20, 2011; 2-5pm and 6-9pm
Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home 2005 W. 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11223
On May 18, 2011, Mrs. Kunjumole Cheriyan went to her eternal home, to rest in peace in the Lord. Mrs. Cheriyan was born on November 30, 1956 to Mr. Kochukunju and Mrs. Saramma Varghese in Kayamkulam, Kerala. She migrated to the US on November 8, 1994 along with her family. She worked at Coney Island Hospital from 1996 until November 2009 when she was diagnosed with ALS.
Mrs. Cheriyan was married to Mr. Oommen Cheriyan on February 11, 1980. She came from a family of three brothers and one sister. She is survived by her husband of 31 years and her two daughters, Manju and Anju and their husbands, Jojy and Ajoy. Mrs. Cheriyan was also blessed with two grandchildren, Christine and Catherine.
Mrs. Cheriyan was an active member of St. Mary’s Orthodox Church, Staten Island, NY. She was active in the Marth Mariam Samajam (Women’s Forum) and volunteered at countless church events. She was instrumental in church fund-raising events. She was also active in organizing prayer meetings and enjoyed catering to her friends and family. She spent her leisure time cooking and tailoring.
Mrs. Cheriyan led a strong prayerful life and will be greatly missed by her husband, family, friends, and church. She was dedicated, helpful, loving, courageous and a caring person. May her memory be eternal.