BR. THOMAS ROSARIO THURUTHIPARAYIL,
66 years, for 44 years a Pauline and for 39 years a professed religious,
died of heart attack at 4 Oclock in the afternoon , February 6, 2003, in Bombay St Pauls, India.
Br Rosario joined the Society of St Paul, Bombay, on May 26, 1958. He came from Narianganam, Kerala, where he was born on November 5, 1936 and where he had joined for some time some other Institute. He spent three years in Bombay and then made his novitiate in Allahabad in 1961 1963, and made his First Religious Profession on 16th July, 1963, when he took his new name Rosario. In 1968 he made his Final Profession.
Practically all his religious life he lived in the House of Bombay except for the years between 1993 2002, when he was in the House of Bangalore. In Bombay he has always been in charge of the Bookshop and in Bangalore he helped in the Press.
In recent years the psycho-physical health of Br Rosario went on declining and he was advised rest and medical care. Br Rosario died the day after he returned from his home at Narianganam where he had gone for his usual annual holidays.
Please pray for Brother Rosario that the Lord may grant him eternal reward.