KERALA, India - Joseph Nellarikayil, 46, of Kerala, India, was called home by God on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, after a long illness.
He was born in Kerala to the late George and Rose Nellarikayil.
Joseph is survived by his brother, the Rev. Augustin George Nellary of Jacksonville, Fla.,who served in the Diocese of Marquette from 2004 to 2010.
Joseph is also survived by his wife, Ancy; his mother, Rose; brother, Thomas; and sister, Ponnu, all of India, along with several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Joseph was a loving father to his minor son, George Aloysious.
Fr. Augustin will officiate at the funeral service in Kerala. An educational fund is being established for the late Joseph's 6-year old son, George Aloysious. Donations and/or condolences can be sent to Fr. Augustin George Nellary at 2575 Riverside Ave. #1, Jacksonville, FL 32204.