RAJ, Gopal

RAJ, Gopal

 Of Cordeaux Heights

Passed away peacefully with his wife and children at his side on Monday 25th of October 2021. Beloved husband of Kala. Adored father of Ranjith, and Nina. Gopal will be sadly missed by all his loving family and many dear friends here and overseas.

Aged 65 Years

Always remembered

At peace now

 Relatives and friends are invited to attend Gopal’s funeral service to be held at Lakeside Memorial Park Chapel, 230 Kanahooka Road Kanahooka on Monday, 1 November 2021 at 10am.

In keeping with NSW health orders funerals are limited, all attendees must be fully vaccinated.

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  1. Our deepest sympathy to Kala Ranjith and Nina.
    The Piekarz family

  2. My name is Dr.Raja and my wife Rani from India., have been part of Raj’s family .
    we are indeed very much saddened to hear Mr.Gopal’s demise.
    He was an extraordinarily simple man.
    Mr.Gopal loved his parents especially his Mother to a very great extent and he used to see his mother in Nina…
    It may comfort us all a bit to realize that Gopal is now reunited with her beloved parents

    He was very instrumental in my son Hari, getting his education in the Wollongong uni

    He has fought his health problems very bravely.
    May be he knew it was a losing battle

    Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope
    I have so many happy memories of his stay in our house at Chennai India and likewise our stay in Wollongong
    My wife Rani especially wants to mention about the way Gopal used enjoy her food especially’ Rasam sadam’
    Though we are 9000+km away from Wollongong our loving heart is with Kala Ranjith and Nina during this very difficult period
    Please accept our sincerest condolences on the loss of our dearest Gopal

  3. Om shanthi. May his soul rest in peace.
    Our heart felt condolences to Kala,Ranjith, and Nina. May the almighty guide them through these tough times gracefully
    Dr.Suneetha Sudarshan
    & Siddharth Sudarshan

  4. Thinking of Kala Ranjith and Nina ❤️ Many memories of Gopal especially at our work Christmas parties which he always enjoyed. He will be sadly missed. RIP Gopal now at peace ❤️

  5. Uncle I miss you , 20 years back when I come to Australia you have treated me like your real son, I never ever forget your help for rest of my life. You live in my heart always. I remember all past memories with you in my mind.

  6. Our sincere condolences to you Kala,Ranjith and Nina
    at this very sad time.

  7. Uncle we miss you a lot. Our sincere condolences to Aunty, Nina and Ranjith. We will never forget your advise and help. You are an integral part of our family.

  8. Thinking of you at this difficult time Kala, Ranjith and Nina. My heart aches for you all
    Sending all our love and hugs Ann, Gary and family xx

  9. Dear Kala, my deepest sympathies to you and your children.

  10. Our thoughts are with you Kala,Ranjith & Nina.
    We know how sad this time is for you and how much Gopal will be missed.
    Sending our love,
    Barry & Marcella.

  11. We miss you so much uncle.
    Can’t forget those interesting conversations we had as a group. You have been an amazing person, shared your life experience and shed us light on our path forward with your advices. You will be remembered for ever as one of our family members.

    Our deepest condolences and we are having Kala aunty and rest of the family in our prayers and thoughts

  12. Gopal will always remain in my heart from the time I met him during their wedding. His empathy for people, Helping nature & warmth ness are the halmark of Gopal. We miss him & he will ever remain in everybody’s heart as a lovely human being! Our condolences to his children & Kala. We are unfortunate to let him go from this world & we pray for his soul to RIP.

  13. My condolences to Kala auntie, Ranjit and Nina. Gopal uncle was very affectionate and always looked to bring out the best from all of us. His stories were always inspiring and I miss all those times we spent together at Foley Street. May we find peace and strength in these unforgettable memories with him. With lots of love.

  14. Words cannot express the sadness we feel hearing of your loss Kalai.
    Keeping you and children in our thoughts.

  15. Deepest Sympathy dearest Kalai,
    Words however kind can’t
    mend your heartache
    but those who care and
    share in your loss
    wish you comfort and peace of mind.
    Hold on to your memories because forever they will remain.

  16. It was indeed a very sad moment to hear Gopalji is no more ,om shanthi ,He has stayed with us at coimbatore ,i remember him telling me the menu he wants ,he loved all what i cooked ,i wish i could many times more ,his happiness and joy in holding on to antique goods ,he was overwhelmed to have it for himself when sathy gave him ,small joys of life when our paths crossed .Be strong kalai ,Ranjith,and Nina ,he was very proud of his children ,A very good human being .we are here at all times as a family ,praying to Almighty to give you strength ,courage and good health to continue life in his absence and be the pillar of strength for your children .May the departed soul Rest in peace with no pain and suffering .
    Sathy ,sreekala,sushruth and sushmitha ,coimbatore .

  17. Gopal sir,

    We miss you so much . I keep hearing your voice, calling me ‘Eshwari’ and Raju as ‘My Tamma’ ( Brother).
    Your face keeps passing in front of my eyes. I can feel your presence all the time. Prisha and Riya love you and miss you around them.

    Sir, you and Kala were the ones responsible for my family moving to Dapto. I deep heartedly thank you.
    You used to tell me, very first time you heard my voice over the phone , you decided to hire me. It was such a human connection. Coming from somewhere else and spending last 7 years around you was a destiny, the God’s decision. But, never expected, you shall vanish so soon.
    You will always remain in our hearts.

    You were a father figure to me. You constantly encouraged , motivated and guided us to build our dream home. Though you were sick, you drove to house warming pooja ceremony and blessed us wholeheartedly. I can’t forget that moment.

    I cherish all those moments we spent together . Whenever I cook Bajji and Bisibele Bath, I will remember you.

    You were a great human being. You could connect easily to all age groups. I miss those moments when you used to play with Prisha and Riya. You were a emotional, empathetic, good hearted, intellectual human being. Words would feel short to express about you.

    May your soul Rest In Peace.
    Good bye. You will always be remembered and you will stay in our hearts.

    Eshwari and Raju

  18. I am Anand Arumugham from Chennai, India. It was a great shock to me and my family to hear Rajagopal mama’s sudden demise. I deeply regret and heartily condolences to my dear sister, Ranjith and Nina. I am more attached to my Kala Akka and very special to Rajagopal mama from my childhood days and he is my favourite and lovable person ,who had a kind heart to help me in many occasions to overcome my challenges in my life. He had an amazing personality with jovial character and entertain people with his unconditional love and care. He used to be a motivator and stood by me to take decisions behind. From my heart I am missing him a lot and he is going to remain with me and my family forever. Together ‘our’ memories when he visited home, will remain forever . I pray god to give strength to my Sister,Ranjith and Nina to overcome his absence and though he has left this world, his soul and his presence would always remain here and forever. I will always support you and your family irrespective of any location. My father Mr R Arumugham who is a senior citizen, my wife Saritha, and daughter Smirithi also shared their condolences and deep regrets. May his soul rest in peace…. Love you all and take care.

  19. My thoughts and prayers are with you dearest Kalai and the children at this time of deep sorrow.

  20. Our hearfeld condolences to you and kids. Thinking of you during this difficult time.

  21. Our sincere condolences to you and your family. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  22. Gopal uncle thank you for guiding and helping students like myself and many others who come to Australia to pursue there dreams and make a career. I will miss the conversations we had at foley street, your stories and life experiences. Your words of wisdom. Sharing jokes, food etc. You will be missed deeply.

  23. Dear Karla, Ranjith and Nina. We are sorry for your loss, but we are sure you feel Gopal is present in your hearts and minds. Clearly he was a respected and thoughtful man who gave to his family friends and the community just as you all do. We take this time to reflect on that generosity and also thank you for the care give to our family including Jose Espinosa, us and our children. With love and affection Commissioner Elizabeth Espinosa and Stephen Kuhn

  24. .May his soul rest in peace
    Thinking and praying for you and the children
    Be brave Kala

  25. .May his soul rest in peace
    Thinking and praying for you and the children
    Be brave Kala

  26. .May his soul rest in peace
    Thinking and praying for you and the children
    Be brave Kala

  27. So sorry to hear about your Loss Kalai
    Praying for you and kids to be strong

    Sabu& Suganthi

  28. So sorry to hear about your Loss Kalai
    Praying for you and kids to be strong

    Heartfelt condolences
    Sabu& Suganthi

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