MARLBOROUGH - Bhanumati C. Patel, 79, of Marlborough, left all of us in this world to serve Maharaj and Swami in Axardham on Thursday, January 3, 2013 (Magshar Vad Chhath Vikram Samvat 2069) at Marlborough Hospital. She was the wife of the late Chaturbhai Patel. She was born in Junagadh, India, the daughter of the late Patabhai Patel and Lasuben Patel. She was a member of BAPS Temple in Lowell and was a kind, caring woman, friendly, polite, and hard working, honest and family oriented and loved knitting and cooking.
She leaves a son, Vinod C. Patel, and his wife, Chandrika, of Marlborough and four daughters, Hasumati C. Patel and her husband, Vishnu, of Riverdale, N.J., Vasumati C. Patel and her husband, Kamlesh, of Framingham, Hemlatta C. Patel and her husband, Shailesh, of Marlborough and Chhaya C. Patel and her husband, Tushar, also of Marlborough; six grandsons and three granddaughters; two great-grandsons; and many nephews and nieces.
Calling hours will be held Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Fitzgerald & Collins Funeral Home, 378 Lincoln Street, Marlborough. A funeral service will follow at Rural Crematory, 180 Grove Street, Worcester.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Fitzgerald & Collins Funeral Home, 378 Lincoln Street, and may be viewed at www.CollinsFuneral.com.