Ratan Ratilal Kapadia, 84, died on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. She was born on March 22, 1935, in Gandevi, India to Narandas and Manchhi Gandabhai.
She married Ratilal Mohanlal Kapadia on April 27, 1954. He died on Oct. 28, 2007.
Ratan came to the United States in 1991. She lived in several cities in California before moving to Garden City 15 years ago. She was always a well-groomed lady and enjoyed crocheting, cooking and watching movies pertaining to India.
She is survived by her son, Nilesh Kapadia and wife Meeta of Garden City; three daughters, Pratima Parujanwala and Ela J. Khatri, both of San Francisco, and Rita Parmar of Mumbai, India; brother, Umeshchandra N. Parmar of Taipei, Taiwan; three sisters, Jasuben V. Tailor of Navsari, India, Leelaben R. Khatri of Brampton, Canada, and Hansaben H. Vakharia of Valsad, India; nine grandchildren, including Yogi Kapadia and Ashwini Kapadia of Garden City; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will have a traditional Indian funeral service at Ratan’s home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.