KOTTAYAM: Former Kottayam Municipal Chairman and Malankara Orthodox Sabha Managing Committee Member Baby Alex passed away on Sunday at 7pm in Kottayam. He was 68.
Funeral will be at Puthenangady Puthen pally cemetery at 5 pm on Monday January 11, 2010. At 3pm the funeral service will begin at his residence in Kottayam, led by the Catholicos elect Paulose Mar Milithios. At 4 pm a public viewing is arranged at Kottayam Municipal Office.
For more than 4 decades Baby Alex was closely associated with Church activities. He was the founder secretary of Kottayam Cheriapally Hospital and then Trustee. He also served as the Governing Board Member- Baselios College, Trustee –Cheryapally, Governing Board Member-Puthenangady High School. Currently he was working as the committee Member of Kurissu Pally, Kottayam.
Baby Alex represented Ward No: 21-22 for 15 years Kottayam Musicality and in 1998-99 he became the Municipal Chairman. He also served as the parliamentary party leader of CPI. Baby Alex was the Managing Partner of Belgium Glass
Baby Alex was the son of late Eruthikal E.K. Alexander. He is survived by his wife Kochannamma and Children: Bindu (Teacher) and Bino (Business).
On hearing the news, the priest Turtee of the Church, Fr. Dr. Johns Abraham Konat said, ” I was deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Baby Alex, who loved his Church in all his life time and worked for it as a good leader from parish level to the Church at large. The Church extends its heartfelf condolences to the bereved family”.