Chinnamma Thomas

Chinnamma Thomas, 80 years of age, passed away on Saturday March 2, 2024 at Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood, NJ.

She was born April 30, 1943 to the late Kuruvilla Varghese and the late Mariamma Varghese of Thettivila Kizhakkethil House, Kudassanad, India. Chinnamma is the eldest of 6 children, Marykutty George, Ammini Varghese, late Omana Varghese, George Varghese (Raju) and Doly Thomas. She married Thomas Varughese (Thomaskutty) of Thattayil House, Puthencavu, Chengannur in June 1974 and had two children, Bindu and Binu. She was a loving wife and beloved mother.

After completing her high school studies at Adoor Government High School, she attained her nursing degree at Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore. She started her career as a staff nurse at Government Hospital, Manama, Bahrain and later worked at Aramco, Saudi Arabia. She immigrated to the US in 1977 and worked at various hospitals including Elmhurst Hospital and St. John’s Hospital in Queens, NY and St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center in Manhattan, NY. 

Chinnamma was very devout in her Christian faith and was one of the earliest members of St. Mary’s Malankara Orthodox Church, Jackson Heights, New York. 

She will be missed by all who knew her.

Visitation/Wake 4:00pm – 8:00pm on Thursday, March 7, 2024 Pizzi Funeral Home120 Paris Avenue, Northvale, NJ 07647

Pizzi Funeral Home

Funeral Service & Burial 10:00am on Friday, March 8, 2024 St. John’s Orthodox Church of Rockland, 331 Blaisdell Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962

Interment Tappan Reformed Church Cemetery 32 Old Tappan Road, Tappan, NY 10983

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