Chicago’s Gujarati Journalist Suresh Shah Passes Away
BARTLETT, IL- On April 6, 2019 Sureshbhai Shah passed away at the age of 84.
He was born in Kachholi village near Surat, Gujarat, on March 6, 1935. Suresh Shah worked with several newspapers in Surat before he relocated to the USA in 1982. He continued his successful career in journalism and reporting in Chicago. He was a firm believer in simple living and higher thinking.
He served as a secretary for the last 10 years for the United Senior Pariwar. In 2018, he was honored by the President of United Senior Pariwar Ramanbhai Patel for his dedication and service. A Bhajan Sandhya took place on April 7, while the funeral was on April 9 at the Bohemian Cemetery.
He leaves behind his wife, Kapilaben Shah, and children Somin, Sukatu, Sujata, and Sunita, and grandkids Stefanie, Parin, Jay, Sahul, Sachi, Sarina, Rohini, and Soham.