Issue No. 58 published on 05-08-2010            


Thank you for the gift of love,
now you're sharing it up above.
You had many things to say.
All in a caring way.
You always saw good in everyone,
No matter what they've done.
You were always the one we could all lean on.
Even though it must have felt like a ton.
You were always the strength of the family.
Now we must let you rest calmly.
As we say goodbye,
as tears roll down our eyes.
I know your place in heaven has a good view.
Because you're telling God,
I need to keep an eye on a few.
I know you will always be in our hearts and mind.
So Grandma,
I must go, but I'll never forget you're one of a kind.

                                    --Srinidhi (Granddaughter)


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Monday, June 28, 2010

Mrs. J.VANAJA M.A., M.Ed. Retd. Saradha Vidyalaya School, attained Acharyan Thiruvadi on 27-6-10. Cremation in Besant Nagar today at 11-30 a.m. Ph: 28342293, 9884848750.


J. Vanaja, a resident of Mandaveli passed way on June 27 at the age of 76.
Vanaja was the daughter of the late C. Srinivasa Iyengar of P. S. H. S. School, Mylapore. She was born in Chidambaram and moved to Chennai in 1940.
She studied in Lady Sivaswami Girls’ High School and Stella Maris College.
Vanaja later did her M.Ed and was a teacher in Sarada Vidyalaya Girls’ High School, T. Nagar for 35 years between 1958 and 1993.
She was the first assistant of the school and her classes in social studies are well remembered by her students. She was the president of the Vedachala Garden Association till her end.
Many people who were closely associated with her recall the many times she went the extra mile to help people.
Vanaja leaves behind two daughters, Urmila and Radha. Vanaja lived at 26, Vedachala Garden, Mandaveli. The family can be reached at 2834 2293, 2834 4746.

Click here for the photos of the Subham function of Vanaja on 3rd July 2010


Click on each article below to read it

I love you amma by Urmila, daughter

A Mother’s smile and glimpse are worth crores by Radha, daughter

Good bye, Vanaja. my dear friend by Lakshmi, friend, mami and sambhandhi

Good bye, Vanaja by Parthasarathy, brother

Vanaja Akka by Amritha, sister-in-law

Tributes to Vanaja Athai by Geetha, nephew's wife

Be good by Usha Raghavachari, paternal cousin'

Smt.J.Vanaja- Sister, Friend, Collegue and M.Ed Mate. by Mythili, maternal cousin

Saying goodbye to a cousin by Vasumathi, maternal cousin

Our tributes to Vanaja akka by Narasimhan maternal cousin

Personal jottings (OR) Thoughts on a rocking chair by Vijayanthi Jagannathan, paternal cousin's daughter

Vanaja - A Tribute by Narasimhan (Kannan), paternal cousin's son

Vanaja akka by Santhanam, paternal cousin's son

Vanaja Periamma by Sudha, paternal cousin's daughter

Good bye, Vanaja by Ranganathan, neighbour

Vanaja akka, a great person by Kavitha Murthy, neighbour's daughter

Condolence messages received by Radha and Parthasarathy

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Click here for the Memorial Issue for Jaya Akka (my mother-in-law))

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