Rev. Fr Idicula Pandiyath, a senior priest of the Eparchy of Pathanamthitta of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, was called to eternal rest on 3 June 2016. He was 88 years old. The funeral ceremony was officiated by Most Rev. Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom, the bishop of Pathanamthitta on Monday, 6 June 2016 at St Thomas Malankara Catholic Church, Thumpamon. Most Rev. Joshua Mar Ignathios and Rt. Rev. Samuel Mar Irenios, many priests and religious and faithful were present during the burial service.
He served as a professor in Major Seminary, Nalanchira and had been the spiritual father of many young priests in our Church. He served in several parishes such as Kadammanitta, Naranganam, Vayalathala, Kizhavalloor, Lakoor, Poonkavu, Vallikode-Kottayam, Attarikom, Ramanchira, Pampumala, Mariagiri, Mecode, Aruvancode, Aadichavilakom, Mankad, Puthencavu, Kurichimuttam, Pulamon, Manjathopu, Odanavattom, Thrikkammamangal, Kayamkulam, Peringala, Puthuppally, Venmony, Punthala, Koodal, Nedumancavu, Karacadu, Kurumpala, Oonnukal, Elamand, and Karimanthode.
May God Reward him Eternal Rest