Kaludura Keerthi Nihal Roy De Thabrew


Kaludura Keerthi Nihal Roy De Thabrew, has passed away after a well lived life at the age of 73 on Saturday, June 15, 2019 in Hackensack, NJ.  Born and bred in Sri Lanka, Roy moved to the United States in the year 2000 and has lived in; Teaneck and Glen Rock, NJ and in Pittsfield, MA in the Berkshire mountains.

Roy was kind and funny and enjoyed entertaining family and friends above all else - his home was always welcoming with home cooking, card playing, music and laughter. He loved animals and trees and was a practicing Buddhist.

Beloved husband to his Shero, Shiranee (Fernando) De Thabrew, ever-loving father of Krishni and Dishni De Thabrew. Cherished grandfather of Maya De Thabrew and Abigail Brigham. Father-in-law to Steve Brigham. Dear brother of Shirley and Raja De Thabrew and the late Tissa and Kingley DeThabrew. Dear friend and brother-in-law Robert, Mahinda, and Ajith Fernando and the late Shirley, Neil, Lakshan Fernando. He will be missed by all his extended family and friends.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday, June 29th 2019 from 9am to 12 noon at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A funeral service is planned on the same day from 9:15am to 10am at the funeral home. Cremation private.

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Thank You!
Krishni De Thabrew
I am extremely sorry to hear about your loss. He has definitely left an indelible impact. Please accept my deepest condolence.

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