Rajendra SHARMA

Rajendra SHARMA

SHARMA Rajendra (Raj). Born in Ba, Fiji Islands, on December 10, 1935, passed away peacefully in Maple Ridge on August 4, 2011, surrounded by family. Raj was the fifth child of Pundit Prabhu Dayal and Ganga Jali. He married Manorma, his “angel”, on December 16, 1961 and emigrated to Canada on November 22, 1963. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from UBC and his Masters in Education and Counseling Psychology from UVIC, and was a well-liked teacher and counselor who worked in McBride, Powell River and Kelowna. He was actively involved in various volunteer organizations. Raj was well known for his sense of humour, social fearlessness, wisdom, integrity, and kind and compassionate nature. Raj is survived by his loving wife Manorma, his daughters Arti and Abha, his sons- in-law Shailendra and Christopher, his granddaughters Ashleen and Shaileen. The funeral service was held on Monday, August 8, 2011, at Garden Hill Funeral home, Maple Ridge. Late Mr. Raj Sharma’s family would like to thank the Ridge Meadows Hospital and McKinney Creek Hospice staff for all their care and support. Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.gardenhill.ca.


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