Resting place: a pictorial visit

Stories in stone, Velim, Goa
Stories in stone, Velim, Goa
Stories in stone, Velim, Goa
Stories in stone, Velim, Goa
Stories in stone, Velim, Goa
Stories in stone, Velim, Goa
Stories in stone, Velim, Goa
Stories in stone, Velim, Goa
Stories in stone, Velim, Goa
Stories in stone, Velim, Goa
Stories in stone, Velim, Goa
Stories in stone, Velim, Goa

Rosario Xavier Cardoz, following heart attack at airport

Fr. Apollo Cardoz SJ, former Principal of St. Britto High School, Founder President of Britto’s OBA and current Director of  Thomas Stephens Konknni Kendr, Porvorim, is bereaved by the passing away of his brother-in-law, Rosario Xavier Cardoz, the husband of

Ribandar’s former Municipal Councilor Narcinva Panvelcar

Ribandar’s former Municipal Councilor Narcinva Panvelcar passed away on September 28,  2014. He was always jovial and had a very unique sense of humor. The very gregarious Narcinva never ever hesitated to dig into his pockets to help the poor

Gabriel (Gabru): promoting tiatr in his own way

Goodbye my friend Gabru.  A popular face at Kala Academy Tiatr, usually seen with VCDs during interval etc.  A soft spoken gentleman.  A true friend of Tiatrists and ardent supporter of Tiatr.  We may also  support tiatr in some way

Remembering Fr George (Lights of the World)

Come Sunday 27 July 2014, it will be 20 years since Fr George d’Sa S.J. the beloved guru of thousands of youth, both Christians and others, died at the Basilica of Born Jesus, Old Goa, leaving behind two dynamic youth

Carol Coelho (Kuwait/Divar)

Place: Kuwait/Divar-Goa Date of Birth: 14th March 1958 Date of Death: 01st July 2014 Beloved wife of Cosme Coelho, Mother of Crystal & Creighton. Daughter/Daughter-in-law of Mrs. Piedade & Late Joaquim Fernandes, Late Caetano & Filomena Coelho. Sister/Sister-in-law of Maryanne/Assumption,Reena/Simon, Nicholas (Pepe), Bela, June/Manuel, Lynette/Bosco, Severine/Pascoal. Today, Thursday,

Edgar B. D’Souza, techie and fun companion

The proverb goes that a prophet is never honoured in his own land. This was the case I think with Edgar Boniface D’Souza who died on the 3rd of June after a brief illness: not very many people in his

Fredrick Rocque | Rocky was a rock

Michael Fisher Fredrick Rocque (Rocky) began his journalism career in the Navhind Times in Goa when he was in his 20s in the late 1970s.  In 1980, he left Goa for Bombay to work with The Daily, a fiesty new tabloid then

Fr Vivian Lobo: Educationist and principal

Fr Vivian Lobo was the Principal at Loyola High School & Junior College, Pune, from 1986 to 1990 and thereafter at Loyola High School, Margao, till 2007, when Fr. Willaim Rodrigues SJ took over and he remained there as the Rector. He

Dr José Aleixo de S Proenca: doyen of Goan pediatricians

Dr. José Aleixo de Sousa Proença the doyen of Goan pediatricians died yesterday from a cerebral stroke, at his palatial home in Calangute. Scion of a noble family he stood apart even in his youth because of his pristine qualities

Simon D’Lima

Simon D’Lima was educated in Karachi Pakistan and earned a Bachelor of Education degree. He taught mathematics at St. Patrick’s High School in Karachi, and went on to become Principal of PAF Model School also in Karachi. He then went

Engr Silvestre — decent man, competent professional

To those who knew him, the sudden and unfortunate passing away of civil engineer Cyrilo Silvestre Nascimento de Souza (Silvester de Souza, 11 Jan 1941-31 Oct 2013) came with shock and much sadness.Born to late Luis and Cacilda de Souza of Aldona, Engr.  Silvester

Goan who built bridges with Portugal: Dr Jorge

Dr Jorge Renato Fernandes.  Grande-Official da Ordem do Infante Dom Henrique.  Delegado da Fundacao Cidade de Lisboa em Goa.  Membro Fundador da Indo-Portuguese Friendship Society, Goa.  Hisband of Margot, father/father-in-law of Paula/Cesar Pinto, Dr Yasmin, Ana Maria/Ashok Miranda, Dr Natascha.  Funeral from 163 Campal

Roy De Souza from Slough, Berkshire

Dear Family & Friends, we would like to announce the funeral for Roy De Souza from Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom – brother of Gregory, Bela, Edgar, Victor, Brian, Sandra & Alexander, husband of Valentina and father of Daniella, Maria-Chantelle, Natasha

Jazzy Joe, King of Jazz in our part of the globe

On a rainy June morning a call came through from Christopher Pereira giving me the sad news of the demise of his father, the legendary King of Jazz in our part of the globe, Joe Pereira known fondly to all as Jazzy Joe

Irma Joao (Velim, Assolna, Tanzania)

Expired on October 5, 2013. Beloved wife of late Francisco Xavier Martinho Joao (Francis John, retired headmaster, Don Bosco’s, Calangute); beloved mother of Adv. Lida Joao (Member, Child Welfare Committe-South/Assistant Professor PES College-Ponda) and Dr Zoya Joao (in-charge, Department of

Indian Church mourns Fr. Thomas d’Aquino Sequeira

New Delhi: Fr. Thomas d’Aquino Sequeira, a Scripture scholar and Church historian who advocated interfaith dialogue at grassroots, died of cancer early today in the United States. He was 60. (Photo courtesy CBCI.)Fr. Sequeira had served as the Deputy Secretary

Planton Faria, priest, litterateur, media educator

Fr. Planton Faria. Son of Late Rodolfo Faria and late Espediana Faria, Cuncolim, Salcete, Goa. He was born 20 October 1940. Served as the vice president of the Dalgado Konkani Academy. His contribution to the Konkani language and culture in

Sharon D’Cruz e de Souza: historian and academician

By Miguel Braganza Dr. Sharon D’Cruz e de Souza died on Thursday, July 25, 2013, a week after she was detected to have a tumour in the brain.  Her funeral cortege will leave their home at Maina-Siolim for Eucharistic

Dolly Fonseca: Brampton, Canada/ Vasco, Goa

Place: Brampton/Canada/India/Vasco Date of Birth: 23rd February 1945 Date of Death: 4th July 2013 Dolly Fonseca ,passed away peacefully in Mississauga Hospital. Wife of late Sonny Fonseca (Ex KOC).  Loving mother of Susan, Sandra (Delves), Daphne (Aubrey) and Debbie  (Tuan). Cherished

Jacinta Fernandes : A much loved headmistress killed on the roads

A much loved headmistress, claimed in a road mishap By Miguel Braganza Another life has been needlessly lost due to a combination of bad road design, narrow road, steep slope and a car driver’s hurry.  The poor crane driver is possibly

A pastor for the masses: Danzil Oscar Serafio Dias

Danzil Oscar Serafio Dias continued to be popularly known as “Father Danzil” to his very end.  That is a measure of the imprint he left from 30-plus years of service to the Church in Goa, often amidst opposition from the

St Joseph’s ex-principal (Karachi) Sr Zinia Pinto

By Desiree Frances in The News, 6 June 2013 Karachi Educationist, nun and former principal of St Joseph’s Convent School, Karachi, Sister Zinia Pinto, passed away here on Tuesday night. She was 84. The former mother superior of the Daughters

Mario Pinto Carvalho, scion of the Visconde de Bardez

Mario Pinto Carvalho  (5/2/1940 – 5/12/2012), retired Superintendent of Excise of Goa and proprietor of Carvalho’s Restaurant at Bairo Alto, Assagão, succumbed to a massive heart attack on December 5, 2012. He was 72 years old. Son of late Joaquim

Felix Louis Monteiro

Felix Louis Monteiro, hailing from Bastora – Goa, a long timer in Kuwait, and  who just migrated to Canada three months back, passed away in Toronto – Canada  on Wednesday, 13th October 2004. He is survived by his wife Maria

Making sure Matanhy Saldanha lives on

The year was 1975. It was the Year of the Emergency in India. Matanhy Saldanha was a teacher at Don Bosco High School. He had inspired some students who had finished their matriculation to form a student group called Students

Lea Vaz Rangel-Ribeiro: ex-UN Int’l School in NY

Lea Vaz Rangel-Ribeiro, beloved wife of Victor Rangel-Ribeiro, daughter of the late Sebastian and Cecilia Vaz of Assagao and New York; mother/mother-in-law of Eva Ribeiro Wickoff/Christopher Wickoff and Eric/Liz Rangel-Ribeiro; grandmother of Dana, Ria, and Morgan Murray, and Tatijana and

Imelda Dias-Tavora, Goa’s voice on the airwaves

Died: 08 August 2011Imelda, a voice from the airwaves of Radio Goa, later renamed Emissora de Goa, has passed away. She was a popular and prominent radio announcer here, whose career spanned the 1950s to the 1980s! From the airwaves,

A principal, mentor and friend: Anil Soares, SJ

Marie Soares pays tribute to Fr Anil Soares, S J of Poona Province, a simple, humble and devoted priest who passed away last month. On April 28, the day Fr Anil Soares died, his sister told me this story. “As

Tribute from Southampton — to a mum who loved life

Cecilia Maura Coutinho, my Mum, loved life and left us far too early. She was an incredibly warm, fun loving and forgiving lady — a party girl and a people person — who treasured her family, friends, Roman Catholic faith

Dr. G. J. S. Abraham, longest serving dean of the GMC

Dr. G. J. S. Abraham, Ex-Dean, who served the Goa Medical College as the Dean for the longest period expired today in the early morning hours at Bangalore. He had undergone bypass surgery five days previously in a reputed hospital

Dr V L Rege, seniormost dermatologist of Goa

Dr. V. L. Rege died at Goa Medical College, Hospital, Bambolim, Goa after a brief illness at the age of 66.  He was the leading and seniormost dermatologist of Goa. He passed his MBBS and DVD from Seth G.S.  Medical

Death Announcements:

  • XELDEM: Manuelinha Fernandes e Dourado, Tilamon b 1935

  • VELIM: Joaquim Santa Cruz Vaz, Vaz-Capleam Vaddo. b 1936.

  • VELIM: Jose Fernandes, Paskubhat. b 1962.

  • VASCO: Santosh Raghuvir Kumbharjuvekar. Mangor Hill. b 1955.

  • VARCA: Bemvinda Vaz, ex-teacher, St Mary’s Varca b 1930.

  • UTORDA: Conceicao Rodrigues. b 1933. Gabriel CruzV (West)

  • SIOLIM: Mai Luiza, Tropa. B 1932.

  • RIBANDAR: Jose D’Souza, Fondvem, b 1939

  • RAIA: Maria Ermelinda Gonsalves (Leena), Sonarvaddo b 1955

  • PORVORIM: Esmeralda Pereira e Pinto. Hsg Brd.

  • RAIA: Rafael Barbosa, b 1938. Of Manora.

  • PORVORIM: Dilip Wadhwa, Sapna Habitat. Died on 26.7.

  • CURTORIM: Jose Xavier da Silva, b 1945. Madel.

  • MARGAO: Constancio R Filomeno Pinto, ex Kuwait Airways Staff, of Pedda. b 1938.

  • PANJIM: RC Kapoor, Dhan Laxmi Nagar Coop HSL, Bhatulem.

  • CURCHOREM: Maria Apostolina MN Gama, Babquegal. b 1936

  • NAVELIM: Margarida Santana Pereira, Fradelim.

  • COLVA: Joaquim Remedios Rodrigues (Jackry), 4th Wd, b 1941

  • MARGAO: Govind Divakar Gurudas Hegde, exPWD engr, Comba.

  • CARANZALEM: Miguel Bernado Mascarenhas of Padribhat b 1973

  • MAJORDA: Rocelio Godinho (Rocy), tearful farewell.

  • CALANGUTE: Angelina Lobo, Tivaivaddo. b 1933