K. P. Thomas Kadavumbhagom 105 Passed away
- Sri K P Thomas Kadavumbhagom Pampady, Kottayam passed away on 4th May, Sunday after completing a glorious carrier of 105 years. The funeral took place at Mar Ignatius Jacobite Church, Pothenpuram, and Pampady. His Graces Geevarghese Mor Dionysius, Mathews Mor Thevodosios led the funeral rites. His wife Sosamma had passed away two years back aged 101 years. Both of them had enjoyed a fruitful married life for eighty eight years. They were joined together in holy matrimony on Feb 17th 1918. At Velloor St. Simons Jacobite Syrian Church. When the marriage took place Thomas was thirteen and Sosamma was just Nine Years old. Their married life lasted five years longer than the Japanese couple recorded in the guineas book. However the records concerning their age were missing and could not be traced. Hence they have not found their way to the guineas book.
Late Sri. K P Thomas in survived by his children Smt. Alice Kunju, Smt. Annamma Thomas, Smt. Rachel Thomas, Smt Sosamma Thomas, Sri. Philiphose Thomas, Sri. Abraham Thomas and Sri. Mathew Thomas (Saudi Arabia) and several grand children.
Late Sri. K P Thomas was by profession an agriculturist and actively engaged in several social activities.
He was actively engaged in cases for establishing the legitimate rites of Jacobite faction at St. John�s Cathedral Pampady. He played a leading role in the construction of Mar Ignatius Jacobite Church Pothenpuram Twenty Five Years back.
Late Sri. K P Thomas was born in the (erstwhile) ancient Kadavumbhagom family in which several priests had served the Jacobite Church meticulously for decades.
May the Lord receive the departed soul.
Raichu Peter Abraham