Shantaben Kantilal Mehta passed away on Monday 27th April after a short illness at the age of 87. She was born in Jamjodhpur, Saurashtra, Gujarat. She had been married to Kantilal Mehta for seventy years. She had an unflinching faith in Jain Dharma and was well known amongst the Jain community all over the UK. She also prayed to Suranarayan Bhagvan every morning for decades. She had three children: Kirit Mehta who passed away in 2008; Nalini Kothari and Nitin Mehta. Shantaben was famous for her hospitality both in Kisumu, Kenya and in London. She was a great cook and a specialist in making pickles. She leaves behind her husband Kantibhai Mehta who is 93 years old and daughter Nalini Kothari and Nitin Mehta. Grand children Rajan, Rakesh, Jyoti, Janaki, Paras, Krupa and Nishma. She also leaves behind two great grand children Nevan and Bela.
Prathna Sabha: Thursday 30th AprilVenue: Archbishop Lanfranc Academy, Mitcham Rd. Croydon.Time: 7.30 to 9.30pm.Funeral: Friday 1st. May.Time: 12.45pmCroydon Crematorium, Mitcham Rd. Croydon.Contact: Nitin Mehta, 07910875908.