Pushpam Srinivasan

Date of Birth: September 1, 1917 Date of Death: June 16, 2017

Pushpam Srinivasan, age 99, mother of Dr. Chitoor S. Govindaraj, passed away on June 16, 2017. She was the beloved wife for 31 years of the late Chitoor Srinivasan. Loving mother of Dr. Chitra Sampath and her husband, M.L. Sampathkumaran, and Dr. Chitoor S. Govindaraj and his wife, Shanthi Govindaraj. Cherished grandmother of Vijay Sampath and his wife, Ameesha Sampath, Giridhar Sampathkumaran, Dr. Satish Govindaraj and his wife, Jocelyn Govindaraj. Devoted great-grandmother of Maya Govindaraj, Neelam Govindaraj, and Devan Govindaraj. Dear sister of Vasantha Chakravarthi and her husband, Palani Chakravarthi.
Pushpam was born in Madras, India on September 1, 1917. Pushpam earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in history and economics from Madras University, Madras, India. She emigrated to the United States in 1992, settling in the Grymes Hill section of Staten Island. Eventually she relocated to Todt Hill with her family. Some of her hobbies included reading (especially books and the NY Times); watching television; embroidery and crocheting. She also enjoyed conversing about politics. Pushpam was described by her family as a highly spiritual woman, loving and caring, with a great memory and a keen sense of humor. She touched many lives and easily made many friends who loved her.
Committal service at the Rosehill Crematory, Linden, NJ on Monday at 10:30 AM. Religious service to be held on Saturday at 7 PM at the Matthew Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 2508 Victory Boulevard. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home to visit on Saturday from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.


Saturday, June 17th
5:00-9:00 PM


Saturday, June 17th
7:00 PM at Matthew Funeral Home
and Monday, June 19th
10:30 AM at Rosehill Crematory

Service Location:
Matthew Funeral Home Directions
Rosehill Crematory Directions

Send a Condolence
Send Flowers
Purchase Religious Items
WordPress SEO fine-tune by Meta SEO Pack from Poradnik Webmastera