Falling Asleep of Very Rev. Dr. M. E. Idiculla Chor Episcopos

With faith in Christ and in the hope of resurrection, we would like to inform you of the passing away of Very Rev. Dr. M. E. Idiculla Chor Episcopos.

Achen passed away today, Tuesday, August 19th.

Idiculla Achen had served as the Vicar of several parishes of the then known American Diocese. Achen was resting in Florida after moving from Rochester, New York.

Details of the Viewing and Funeral services are as follows:

Viewing, Friday, August 22, 2014:

Park Funeral Home
2175 Jericho Turnpike
Garden City Park, NY 11040

  • Hours: 5PM to 9PM

Funeral Service, Saturday, August 23, 2014

St. Gregorios Malankara Orthodox Church (Cherry Lane Church)
175 Cherry Lane
New Hyde Park, NY 11040

  • 7AM - Holy Qurbana followed by Funeral Liturgy
  • 10:45 AM - Procession to Cemetery
  • 11:30 AM - Burial:
    All Saints Cemetery
    855 Middle Neck Road
    Great Neck, NY 11024

Let us keep our departed Achen in our prayers, especially the grieving family, and friends.

May the memory of Very Rev. Dr. M. E. Idiculla Chor Episcopos, be eternal!

Tags: In Memory


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