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Govindan K. Janardhanan

April 29, 1949 ~ September 27, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Govindan Janardhanan Obituary

Govindan K. Janardhanan, born on April 29th, 1949, in the serene town of Haripad, Kerala, India, embarked on a remarkable journey that spanned continents and touched countless hearts. His life's narrative began in New Delhi, India, where he served as a stenographer. In 1974, he embraced a new chapter by marrying Rajeswari and establishing a new home in New York, USA. Little did he know that this journey would become a testament to selflessness and unwavering devotion.

Govindan Janardhanan dedicated over 45 years of his life to the New York Life Insurance Company with clients spanning 3 generations, where he garnered numerous accolades, including membership in the esteemed Million Dollar Round Table.

His commitment extended beyond his career. Tirelessly, he immersed himself in countless community activities, each one a labor of love. He was a founding pillar of various community organizations in New York, including Sree Narayana Association, MAHIMA, KHNA, and the New York Ayyappa Swami Temple. Govindan Janardhanan's leadership radiated brilliantly as he assumed various roles, such as Chairman of Sree Narayana Association of North America NY and held various titles in organizations like MAHIMA, KHNA and the Bharath Boat Club. His tireless efforts were celebrated with numerous awards from FOKANA and other cultural organizations in North America, recognizing his significant dedication to community service.

He was an exceptional individual, an incredible and loving father, a wonderful and devoted husband, a tremendous role model to the Indian Community, an unwavering supporter to all, and a beacon of hope. His legacy is a radiant example of selflessness and boundless kindness - qualities that continue to resonate within our hearts.

Sri. Govindan Janardhanan is survived by his beloved wife and children, Rajeswari, Ranjit, Sibu, and Anisha Janardhanan, and his Nephews, Nieces, and Extended Family. We come together to remember a life well-lived and a legacy that will forever illuminate our hearts.

In honor of his memory and in the spirit of the selflessness he embodied, let us celebrate the life of Sri. Govindan K. Janardhanan - a true inspiration to us all. His passions and his sense of virtue will be carried forward by his friends and family. In loving tribute to an amazing person, beloved family member, devoted community leader, and a friend to all, may his memory be cherished and forever accompany us. Gone but never forgotten.



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October 1, 2023

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Ballard-Durand Funeral & Cremation Services
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White Plains, NY 10601

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October 2, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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White Plains, NY 10601

Puja and Funeral Service
October 2, 2023

1:00 PM
Beechwoods Cemetery
179 Beechwood Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801

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