Tiruvalla: Rev. Fr Joseph Vadakekkara(88), a senior priest of the Archieparchy of Tiruvalla, was called to eternal rest on 24 June 2016. He belonged to Vadakekkara family,Kuravilangad. The funeral service will be held at 10.30 a.m on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 at St. John The Baptist Church, Kuravilangad, Kanjirathanam. The funeral ceremony will be officiated by His Excellency Most Rev. Dr Abraham Mar Julios (Bishop of the Eparchy of Muvattupuzha) and His Excellency Most Rev. Dr Philipose Mar Stephanos (Auxiliary Bishop of the Archieparchy of Tiruvalla).
He Served as the manager of Kadavanad estate, Kannur and as the Vicar in several parishes such as Naduvil (Bathery), Vechuchira, Kunnukurudi (Muvattupuzha), Chettukuzhi, Mundakayam, Chittadi, Koruthod, Pambadi, Nedumav, Othara and Koipram. On 2004 onwards he had been taking rest at Priest home, Pallimala, Tiruvalla.
May His Soul Rest in Peace!