Obituaries 2023:

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Jayalakshmi Perumalla

Jayalakshmi Rao Perumalla
February 14, 1943 - January 22, 2023
Mountain View, California

Witness Cremation: Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 12:00 PM at Irvington Memorial Cemetery, Fremont, CA
Interment of Cremated Remains: Scatter at sea off the coast of Santa Cruz County, CA

On Sunday, January 22, 2023, Jayalakshmi Perumalla, loving wife and mother of three children, passed away at the age of 77.

Jaya was born on July 16th in Kohir, a small village at that time in Karnataka, India. With her trademark intense determination, she earned a Master’s degrees in both Education and English Literature and thoroughly enjoyed her career as a middle and high school teacher. In 1967, she married B. V. Rao. Together they raised one son, Srikant, and two daughters, Vandana and Ranjana.

Jaya was a proud and learned devotee of Sai Baba and Venkateshwara Swami and was always happy to enlighten others with her spiritual values. She had a passion for education and never stopped teaching others, whether it was mathematics with the grandchildren, or passing along her secrets for an authentic recipe, she was always ready to share her expertise and her time. She loved reading, cooking, music, dancing, traveling, watching Indian soap operas and films. She will always be remembered for her love of learning, her infectious smile and laugh, and her kind and compassionate spirit.

Jaya is survived by her three children Srikant Bevara, Vandana Mukherjee, Ranjana Young, their spouses Soudamini Bevara, Bodhi Mukherjee, Alan Young and her five grandchildren Trisha Mukherjee, Srikar Bevara, Shriya Bevara, Charles Young, Misty Mukherjee, her brother Vijay Chary, and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A Hindu service will be held on January 25th at Noon PST at Irvington Memorial Crematory at 41001 Chapel Way, Fremont, CA 94538. In lieu of flowers, please consider giving to El Camino Hospital Foundation in memory of Jayalakshmi Perumalla. Gifts can be made online at www.elcaminohealth.org/foundation/ways-to-give/honor-memorial-gifts. To make a gift by mail, please send checks payable to El Camino Health Foundation, PO Box 885868, Los Angeles, CA 90088-5868. Please include Jayalakshmi Perumalla as the honoree in the memo line.

Memorial and Live Stream Video


Fred Khanshan Ganji
March 3, 1937 - January 17, 2023
San Jose, California

Funeral Service: Friday, January 27, 2023, 11:00 AM at Assyrian Evangelical Church, San Jose, CA
Graveside service to follow
Interment: Los Gatos Memorial Park, San Jose, CA

Fred Ganji was born in Iran and passed away in San Jose, California. He was 85 years old.


Diane Genene Buckley
February 9, 1945 - January 16, 2023
Cupertino, California

Interment of Cremated Remains: Residence

Diane Buckley was born in Berkeley, California and passed away in Cupertino, California. She was 77 years old.


Joseph Talaich
April 4, 1932 - January 6, 2023
Saratoga, California

Visitation: Thursday, January 19, 2023, 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM at St Mary of the Assumption Croation Mission, San Jose, CA
Funeral Mass: Friday, January 20, 2023, 12:30 PM at St Mary of the Assumption Croation Mission, San Jose, CA
Graveside service to follow
Interment: Madronia Cemetery, Saratoga, CA

Joseph Talaich was born in Metkovic, Croatia and passed away in Saratoga, California. He was 90 years old.


Roseann Kitt
November 26, 1940 - January 4, 2023
San Jose, California

Interment of Cremated Remains: Residence

Roseann Kitt was born in San Francisco, California and passed away in San Jose, California. She was 82 years old.


Viresalinga Ravadi

Viresalinga Vijaya Sekhar Ravadi
July 3, 1935 - January 4, 2023
Palo Alto, California

Visitation: Saturday, January 7, 2023, 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM at San Jose Funeral Service, San Jose, CA
Interment: Trimulgherry Cantonment Cemetery, 88 Mornington Rd, P&T Colony, Secunderabad, Telangana, India

Viresalinga Ravadi was born in India and passed away in Palo Alto, California. He was 87 years old.

Memorial and Live Stream Video


Eufemia Rey Navarro
September 3, 1944 - January 3, 2023
Newark, California

Interment: Apalit Public Cemetery, San Juan, Apalit, Pampanga, Philippines

Eufemia Navarro was born in Apalit, Pampanga, Philippines and passed away in Fremont, California. She was 78 years old.



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