Nov 20 - Extracts of Obituary Notice - Rev Fr Dr John Gnanapiragasam


This is an extract from the Obituary Notice dated 20th November 2021 - Rev Fr Dr John Gnanapiragasam


Rev Fr Dr John Gnanapiragasam
Born: 30th November 1944
Ordained: 27th December 1971
Departed: 19th November 2021
  • The sudden demise of Rev Fr John Gnanapiragasam, who passed away on, Friday 19th November 2021 at the age of 77 comes as a shock to many.
  • Details of the wake and funeral are as follow:
    • Wake at Visitation Community Hall,
      No 85A, Jalan Yam Tuan, Bandar Seremban, 70000, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan.
      - Saturday, 20th November 2021 (10.30am to 8pm) - Sunday, 21st November 2021 (8am to 8pm)

    • Funeral Mass will be held 10am on Monday, 22nd November 2021 at Church of the Visitation, Seremban
      and cortege leaves for final rites at Holy Family Catholic Cemetery, Jalan Bukit, Kajang for burial.

  • His Grace Most Reverend Julian Leow, Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur and the clergy of the Archdiocese would like to extend our deepest condolences to Monsignor James and the family of the late Fr John Gnanapiragasam in this time of loss and are united with them in fraternal prayer and support.

  • We invite the clergy, religious and faithful to remember Rev Fr John Gnanapiragasam in your Masses and prayers.

  • Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon him. May his soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.


Revd Fr Michael Chua
Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur


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