Obituary of Sewsaran Balkarran
Sewsaran Balkarran, 81, passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022 at JFK Medical Center in Edison.
Born and raised in Georgetown, Guyana Mr. Balkarran came to the United States in 1983.
He lived in South Plainfield for a few years and North Plainfield for a brief period of time before settling to Plainfield in 1989.
He worked as a teacher for the East Orange School District retiring in 2008 and some of his leisurely activities consisted of singing, reading and gardening and he was also known to fancy a great political and/or religious conversation.
In addition, Mr. Balkarran was a man who was very dedicated to his family as well as his faith which led him to become a founding member of the Vivek Satsangh Madir of South Plainfield.
Predeceased by siblings, Latchman, Jagdeo and Suresh, Sewsaran is survived by his wife, Mahadai; sons, Aatma and his wife Sharmila, Akhil and his wife Cynthia, Mitra and his wife Roma and Naren and his wife Seeta; grandchildren, Jeffrey Narayen, Kiran, Kalyani, Daya, Santosh, Shivani, Anisha, Kishan, Rajan and Ashok and brothers and sisters, Mohini, Shri Ram, Beena, Geeta, Beni, Sita, Vijay, Vickram and Davo. Also surviving are numerous extend loving relatives and friends as well as his buddy Loyalty “Loi.”
Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 5-9pm in the South Plainfield Funeral Home, 2456 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield, NJ 07080.
Additional visitation will take place on Friday, January 28, 2022 beginning at 9am in the funeral home.
Cremation Services will follow at 11:30am in the mausoleum chapel at Rosehill Crematory, Linden, NJ.
In Lieu of Flowers please consider making a donation to futher benefit the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital https://www.stjude.org/