News Obituary

Father of Metropolitan Yuhanon Mar Milithios Passes Away

MUVATTUPUZHA: M. J. Markose Murimakil (Kunjappan 82) had passed away this morning after a long illness. He is the Father of Metropolitan Yuhanon Mar Milithios of Thrissur Diocese.

Markose has been a Gandhian, a social worker and a farmer. He was the trustee and Sunday School Headmaster of St. Mary’s Orthodox Church, Vettithara for several years.

The Funeral will take place on February 12, 2010 at Muvattupuzha Aramana chapel at noon

He is survived by his wife Saramma and four children: Yuhanon Mar Milithios, Loosy Kuriachan, Jose Markose [Delhi] and Santhosh Markose [Duabi].

Markose has served as member and vice president of Maneed Gramma Panchayat for 23 years. He was the President of Maneed Co-Operative society, Pampakuda Block Development Committee member, KPCC member and held several other positions in the society.