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M.T. Joseph Cor Episcopa, Kattoor Passed Away

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PATHANAMTHITTA: Makkamkunnu Thekkel Mery Bhavan M.T. Joseph Cor Episcopa, a senior priest of Malankara Orthodox Church passed away on Monday, November 9, 2009 at Pathanamthitta. He was 80.

Wake and first service will be at Makkamkunnu St. Stephen’s Cathedral at 8am at Pathanamthitta. Funeral will be on November 11 at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church, Kattoor at 11am. Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Didymos I and the diocesan Metropolitan Kuriakose Mar Clemmis will lead the funeral service.

He was a retired Headmaster. Cor Episcopa is survived by his wife Mary (Rtd. Headmistress) from Cherukol Vazhakkunnathu. Children: Sheeba Sunny (Sultan Battery College), Sheeja (Kuwait), Shhela Philips (Engg. Pune). In laws: Prof. K. M. Sunny (Sultan Battery College), Joseph George (Kuwait), Philip Varghese (Pune).

Cor Episcopa had served in many parishes as vicar. He also served as Sabha Managing Committee Member and Thumpamon diocesan Council Member. Later in his life Cor Episcopa was involved in many charitable projects.