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rong>Isaac J.Thomas (Sandeep) (UL., son of Jacob Thomas (Kochumon) and Sajini of  Ullattil, Kottayam married Kezia Rebecca Thomas, daughter of Dr.Thomas Abraham (Thomaskutty Br) and Neena Elizabeth of Kizhakkepathiapallil house, Vakathanam, Kottayam on 30th April 2017 at Kottayam.

Jancy, daughter of  Sajan Kurian (KL. and Susamma, Palathinkal, Anchery Kalathiparmbil  got married to Jijo T.Thomas, son of Mr and Mrs.P.G.Thomas, Mallel Sujo Bhavan, Mallankuzha, Kalanjoor P.O, Pathanamthitta on 24th Jan 2016 at Orthodox Dayara Church Chappel, Pathenapuram.

Praseena Elizabeth Joseph (PL. daughter of Gmol Joseph and M.J.Joseph Mannarathu and George Kurian (Roy) son of P.V.Kurian and Susan (Padinjarethalakkal parambil, New Panavel, Mumbai) got married on 18th May 2015 at the St.Peters Marthoma Church, Panavel, Navi Mumbai.

Laiby Varghese (PL. son of Varghese Jacob and Laly Varghese, Palathinkal, S.H.Mount, Kottayam  and Aksa E Mathew, daughter of K.S.Mathew and Kunjamma Mathew,  Ebenezer Home, Karamcodu, Chathannur  got married on 1st November  2012 at Carmel Hall, Kottayam.

ASWINI (PL. (daughter  of P.K.Kurian (Kunjumon)  and Prasanna)  got married to SANIL (son of Mr and Mrs.George Varghese, Adivellur Sanil Bhavan, Rajagiri Road, Kalamassery, Ernakulam) on 18th August 2011 at St.Thomas Marthoma Church, Kalamassery.

KAPIL KURIAN (PL. (son of P.K.Kurian (Kunjumon)  and Prasanna)  married BESSY (daughter of Pathanamthitta Kaleekal Thazheathil Varghese K.Babu and Grace) on 11th July 2011 at Jerusalem marthoma Church, Kottayam.

Abi (UL. son of U.I.George and Kunjukunjamma, Ullattil, Areeparambu, Kottayam and Tina, daughter of Varghese C.Oommen and Aleyamma of Carathedathu (Moothadathu), Valiakulangara, Mavelikkara got married on 18th October 2010 at St.Thomas Orthodox Church, Vadakkanmannoor.

Nirupa (daughter of Githa (PL. and Jai Shankar) and Varun (son of Savitha and Ravindra Subanna) got married on 11th October 2010 at Bangalore

Asha Elizabeth Joseph (AR., daughter of Babu Joseph and Sally, Arackal, Kottayam got married to Arun Paul, son of Paul Francis and Chechamma of Chazhoor House, Thoppil, Ernakulam on 25th January 2010.

Biju (AR., son of Babu Ipe and Babymol of Arackal, Manganam, Kottayam and Sini, daughter of Rajan Idiculla and Saro of Kirikkattu Nest, Venmani got married on 16th January 2010 at Jerusalem Marthoma Church, Kottayam.

Cheryl (daughter of Isac Arackal, Kodimatha) and Shiby (son of Koruth Itty, Kakkanadu, Cochin) got married on 29th June 09.

Linu (daughter of Mathew Joseph and Susy, Palathinkal, Thalappady West, Kottayam) and Sanju (son of Dilip Mathen and Anu, Kalloparambil, Pallom, Kottayam) got married on 11th July 09

Dr.Isaac George (Gibi), (son of George Isaac (Gee) & Kunjamma) and Namitha (daughter of Prof.George K.Peter, Karimpanatharayil, Manarcadu) got married on 23rd August at St.Thomas Orthodox Church, Vadakkamannur.

Elizabeth (Lisa) (daughter of Lata Alex Kurian & Alexander Kurian, Puthenpurackal, Ernakulam) and Jaison (son of Kumari George and George C.Moolayil, Changanassery) got married on 27th December 09 at Little Flower Church, Elamkulam, Ernakulam.

Rohit J.Isaac (son of Jikku Isaac & Anitha) Palathinkal, Palarivattom, Cochin and Anna Itty Ipe (daughter of Bani Itty Ipe & Usha, Aryattuparambil, Kottayam) got married on 5th December 09 at Sharon marthoma Church, Ernakulam.




Shreya Mathai, Palathinkal (PL., daughter of Dr.Khalil and Dr.Shiela Isaac Mathai graduated in Economics from St. Stephen's college in Delhi University, after which she did a one-year post-graduate liberal arts program called the Young India Fellowship. She spent the last three years working on product strategy and strategic alliances at Cipla, in a business development role. Now she secured admission for  MBA at Harvard Business School and she is  moving to Boston, USA to pursue her MBA course. She is the first Palatine to study at the prestigious Harvard Business School.  Palathinkal Kudumbayogam congratulates her for the great achievement and wishes her the best.



Advocate Surin George Ipe, Arackal (AR. has been appointed as Senior Government Pleader at the High Court of Kerala. He is a member of the Marthoma Sabha Mandalam  and the Ecumenical Relations Committee.  He is also the  Sectretary of Salem Marthoma Church, Ernakulam. Palathinkal Kudumbayogam congratulates Surin and wishes him well in the new assignment.


Vivek Jacob Mathai (PL., son of Joydeep and Rekha Mathai has come out with an outstanding performance in Class12 CBSE Board Exam and subsequent Engineering Entrance examinations.

1.His CBSE class 12 Board Marks, 489/500 is an all time high at the Choice School, Cochin

2.He was the Kerala State Topper in the rank list for admission to the NITs.

3. He secured 5th Rank in the Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination

4.He qualified for admission to the Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences(BITS) Pilani

5.He also qualified for admission to the Indian Institute of Science(IISc) through the KVPY Scholarship Examination.


Having cracked the IIT JEE, he achieved his long cherished dream of pursuing his studies in Mechanical Engineering at IIT Kharagpur.


Miss. Anju Aleyamma Sabu,  (KL. Grand daughter of K.T.Philipose, Kalathoor and daughter of Mr.Sabu K.Philip & Smt.Reena Sabu  has passed  the final year examination of PHARM D. (DR. OF PHARMACY) with Distinction, from the Dr. M.G.R.University,Tamil Nadu. Kudumbayogam congratulates Anju on the great success.

Isaac Palathinkal (PL., our Past President has been elected as the International President Elect of Y’s Men International for the year 2013-14. He will be installed in the position in July 2013 at the International Convention in Manila, Philippines. He will take over as International President in 2014-15.

Y’s Men International was founded in 1922, in Ohio, USA. Isaac is the fifth International President from India. He was elected to this post through  voting by over 1000 Y’s Men’s clubs,  spread over 74 countries. He joined the Movement in 1980. During the 32 years of his service in the Movement he had bagged many coveted awards from the International.

He was an International Service Director of the Movement from 2004 to 2008. At present he  is a member of the International Council, the apex policy making body of the Movement. from 2009 to 2013. He had attended  International  meetings  of the Movement in Kenya, Canada, Finland, Sweden, Korea, Japan and Norway.

Dr.Khalil Isaac Mathai (PL.  and Dr.Shiela, the distinguished Vishisht  Seva Medal couple of Palathinkal family is bringing in more and more laurels to our family. Both of them took part in the Bombay Marathon in January 2013. Khalil did the full 42 marathon in 4 hrs and 8 mts and Sheila did the half marathon in 2 hrs 44 mts.  Photos show Khalil and Shiela at the finishing points

Dr.Shiela  Mathai wife of Dr.Khalil Isaac Mathai (PL. has been awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India on the Republic Day 2012.  The award is in recognition of her services as Neonatologist and Head of Paediatrics. She has set up the ten bedded neonatal ICU and decreased the mortality of premature babies born in  the Navy hospitals. The date of the award ceremony is yet to be announced, but is it likely to be at Vizag.

Dr.Khalil had received the same honour in 2011. Congratulations  from Kudumbayogam to the lone Palathinkal couple to have received such an hnour. It is a great honour for the entire Kudumbayogam.

Thuruthel Abraham Mathai and Annamma Mathai  (PL. celebrated  their 50th Wedding Anniversary on 23-11-2011. Kudumbayogam congratulates them and thank the Almighty for all the blessings, the couple received in their married life.

SANTHI JOSEPH, wife of Jomon K.Joy (KL., Kollamparambil - Palathinkal, Pariyram, Kottayam passed  M Sc Computer Science examination 2010 with 2nd Rank from M.G.University. Palathinkal Kudumbayogam congratulated her for the distinguished achievement.

Dr.Khalil Isaac Mathai (PL., Son of  Isaac Mathai (Late)(Casi) and Ammu was Awarded 'Vishishta Seva Medal' by the President of India on Republic day (26-1-2011). He is now Head of Neurosurgery Division in Naval Hospital 'Aswinin' in Colaba, Mumbai.

Vivek Jacob Mathai (PL., son of Joydeep Mathai and Rekha Mathai has qualified for the National Talent Search Scholarship. He was Kerala State Topper for the National Talent Search Examination. Currently he is a student of Class IX at the Choice School, Cochin.


Praseena Elizabeth Joseph {PL 1 2 4 2 1 2}, Daughter of Adv M.J.Joseph and  Geemol has secured 1st  rank in BA LLB examination  conducted by the School of Indian Legal Thought of M G University. Congratulations from Palathinkal Kudumbayogam.


New Borns


10. A baby girl, Annie was born to Aswini Kurian (PL. in New Jersey. USA on 2nd of August 2016. Aswini is wife of Sanil George and  daughter of P.K.Kurian (Kunjumon) Palathinkal and Prasanna. Annie has one elder brother Daniel. 


9. A baby girl, Anna Isaac, was born to Isaac P.Isaac (PL. and Maya Mariam on 2nd August 2016.

8. A baby boy  (Joe Itty Ipe)  was born to Surin George Ipe (AR.  and  Riya on 26th October 2015.

7. A baby boy Yacub Cherian Mathen was born to Linu (PL. and Sanju on 19th February 2011..

6. Baby twins, Isaac and Susan, were born to Isaac Palat (Jr) (Pradeep) and Rejuna on 3rd June 2010.

5. A daughter Sarah was born to Isaac P.Isaac and Maya on 15th March 2010

4. A son Ayden was born to Sona (daughter of Bhasi and Molly, Arackal)

3. A girl, Rachael, was born to Praseedha (Daughter of Vinoo (Late) and Maggie, Arackal) on 6th July 09.

2. A son Nohan, was born to Sanu (Daughter of Mathew Joseph and Sucy, Palathinkal) and Preethu.

1.A son, Aidan, was born to Tobin Varghese (Son of Thomas K.Varghese and Kunjammini, Kalathoor, USA) and Grace  on 22nd December 08.



GRACY KURIAN (71)  (PL., wife of late Vazhiambalathil V.K.Kurian (Unni), Kottayam expired on 3rd September 2016. Funeral will be held on 5th September at Jerusalem Marthoma Church Cemetery.  Gracy is survived by daughters  Sheeba, Anniemol and Kochu Rani

SHAJU THOMAS BEN , Kannanackal Thadathil, husband of Palathinkal Elizabeth Benjamin (Meera) (PL.,  expired on 28th August 2016. Funeral was held on 29th at T.P.M Cemetery, Kanjikuzhy, Kottayam.  Shaju is survived by wife Meera and daughter Reenu. 

ACAHAMMA JOSEPH (MOLLY) (PL., wife of Capt.J. Joseph  of Chengannoor Kottarathil  and eldest daughter of Late P.V.Isaac (Isacutty) Palathinkal,  expired on 14th July 2016 at Chennai. Funeral was held at 4 pm on 15th July at Kilapauk Cemetery, Chennai. Molly is survived by husband Capt.Joseph and children  Arun and  Sandeep and Anjali

LEELAMMA SIMON (PL.,  wife of T. Simon of Mallassery Thumpumpattu and daughter of Late P.I.Joseph (Baby) (Founder Secretary of Palathinkal Kudumbayogam) expired on 15th July 2016. Funeral will be held on 17th July (Sunday) at 1 pm at Kuttapuzha Marthoma Cemetery, Thiruvalla. Leelamma is survived by husband Simon and daughters Shanti, Shani and Sheeba. 



Ponnamma Mathew (PL. (72 yrs) wife of Kottayam Kuttickal (Late) K.I.Mathew died on 27th May 2015. Funeral was held on 28th at Palayam CSI Christ Church. Ponnamma is survived by children Joj and Gigi and their families.




Mrs. Achamma Mathews (Kochukochu) (78 yrs) (PL. wife of Mathews Pulicken, ,Kakkanad,Cochin died on 22nd  March 2015. Funeralwas held on 23rd March at Thengodu C.S.I. Church. Kochkochu is survived by husband Mathew Pulicken and daughter Dr.Mary Mathew.

Mrs.Bavakutty, (76yrs), w/o Late Mr.A.C.Isaac (AR. Arackal) Kodimatha, Kottayam died on 31st Jan 2015. Funeral was held on 1st February 2015 at Jerusalem Marthoma Church Cemetery.

Jacob Mohan (76) (AR., Arackal, Pakkil, Kottayam died on 20th Jan 2015. Funeral was held on 21st at 4.00 pm at Jerusalem Marthoma Church Cemetery Mohan is survived by wife Bala (Kuzhiyelil, Palakkuzha, Koothattukulam) and Ajay Jacob and Anima Jacob.

Isaac John (AN.  (Biju) (40yrs) son of late Isaac John, Kallatara Kaduppil, Ancheril, died on 17.10.2014. Funeral was held on 18-10-2014 at Puthuppally Town Brethren Assembly Cemetery.

C.T.Joseph (Ousephachan, Oopputil) (81yrs) husband of Elizabeth (PL. Palathinkal, died on 21.8.2014 at Mumbai. Funeral was held at Puthenpalli, Kottayam.

Prof.Thumbaman Thomas (69yrs) husband of Roshini (PL., Palathinkal, died on 17.07 2014. Funeral was held at Ebenezar Marthoma Church, Chenneerkara  on 18-07-2014

Thankamma Jacob (89 yrs)  (PL. wife of P.A.Jacob, Pukadiyil, Devalokam, Kottayam died on 18-06-2014. Funeral was held on 19-06-2014 at Puthenpally, Kottayam


T.A.Mathai  Parampuzha  Panamparambil Thuruthel, husband of Ammini (PL. died on 27th April 2014. Funeral was held on 28th April  at St.Johns Jacobite Church Parambuzha


P.M.Chacko, Purathuttukalayil (KL. died at the age of 89 years on 11th October 2013. Funeral was held on the same day at St.Ignatios Jacobite Syrian Church cemetery, Meenadom. Chacko is survived by daughter Molly and sons Kunjumon, Raju, Thomachan and Joy.

Omana (64 yrs) - PL. – wife of Prince Cherian, Kaippallil, Veloor, Kottayam died on 5th July 2013. Funeral was held on 7th July at Pazhayachantha St.Thomas Marthoma church. Omana is survived by husband Prince and children Preena, Dhanya and Nidhin.

Alice Thomas – (79 yrs) wife of late P.O.Thomas (Thankachen)  (PL.  died on 30th June 2013. Funeral was held on 1st July,  at Jerusalem Marthoma church, Kottayam. Alice is survived by sons  Sajan, Anil and Sanjay.

Mariamma Isaac Ullattil (Chinnakutty – 80 yrs),  wife of Late U.M.Isaacc Ullattil (UL., died on 27th May 2013. Funeral was held on 28th May 2013 at Puthenpally Cemetery,  Kottayam.  Mariamma is survived by sons Boby, Aby and Leby.



V.C.Cherian, Valiaveettil, Thazhathangadi (93 yrs), husband of late Susy (PL. passed away on 7th March 2013. Funeral was held on 8th March 2013. Cherian is survived by Shirly (wife of Dr.David of Chanthiroor Mission Hospital) 


Sucy Rajan George (PL., wife of Rajan George, Kanjirappallil House, Puzhavattu, Changanassery died on 2nd January 2013 at Manganam. Funeral will be held at 11.30 am on 4th Jan at Marthoma Church cemetery, Changanassery.  Sucy is survived by husband Rajan and sons Georgee and Bobby.


K.Mathen Thomas (Husband of late Kitty – PL., Kayyalackakathu, Cochin died on 22nd December 2012 at Chennai. Funeral will be held on 24th Dec at C.S.I Immanuel Church Cemetery, Cochin at 2.30 pm. Mathen is survived by son Thomas Mathen and daughter Shalini.


Raju Kurian (PL. Palathinkal, Kalathipadi, Kottayam died on 21st December 2012. Funeral will be held on 22nd Dec at St.Peters  Marthoma Church, Managanam. Raju is survived by wife Gracy and Children Rajesh, Rakhi and Rekha.

Aleyamma, wife of K.T.Philipose (KL., Kalathur, Pariyaram expired on 8th September 2012. Funeral will be held on 11th Sept at Christos Marthoma Church, Anchery. Aleyamma is survived by husband Philipose and children Thomas, Sabu, Susan and Anu.

Jacob Mathai (Kunju) (PL., Palathinkal, Kalamassery, Cochin expired on 2nd August 2012, Funeral was held on 3rd August 2012 at C.S.I Immanuel Church Cemetery, Pachalam, Cochin. Kunju is survived by wife Jaya and children Sujatha and Joydeep.

O.G.Tharakan (Obichan) (Former General Manager, Strategic  Planning, Malayala Manorama), Husband of Mariamma (Elsamma) (PL. died early morning on 29th June 2012. Funeral will be held on 30th June 2012 at 3.00 pm at St. Lazarus Church, Kottayam. Obichan is survived by wife Elsamma and children Appu and Anju.


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