Mr Simon Mathew, former acting chairman of JM Trust promoted to glory
With much grief let me inform you that Adv. Simon Mathews(82), Sec’bad Parish went to be with the Lord around 9 pm today 6th December 2015. Funeral will be held at Sec’bad probably on Wednesday.Simon Sir was a Champion of the Evangelical Faith and served as the Bahya Kerala District Administrator, Sabha Council Member, JMBC Board & Trust member and also the acting chairman. He stood along side with Chandapilla Achen and others in establishing JMBC. He had a thorough knowledge in Church History especailly the Malankara Sabha History. Hailing basically from Kozhencherry, he was attracted to Pathyopadesha viswasam and K.N. Daniel Sir’s teaching thus he joined STECI right from its inception and was instrumental in the hands of God in the establishment of Calcutta Parish. Later he moved to Sec’bad. He was a wholesome presence in many of our erst while Bahya Kerala Conferences.
He played an important role in the reunification of the Church in 1995.
He served in the Boards of many companies and was the legal adviser of Nagarjuna Fertilizers Ltd. for a long time. He is survived by his two daughters and both of them are living in Sec’bad. Please pray for the bereaved family members.