It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of our beloved mother (Amma), mother-in-law, Aji, and Nani. Mrs. Suraj Parsad of Maple Ridge, was born on October 4, 1925 and passed away peacefully on August 28, 2022 in Ridge Meadows Hospital at the age of 96.
She was the matriarch of the first family to arrive from the Fiji Islands to Vancouver, Canada, in March, 1964. She was well known in Vancouver and played an integral role in the immigration of many families from Fiji. She was well known in the community for her warmth, hospitality, and exceptional culinary skills.
She was the wife of the Late Mr. Jagat Parsad, and mother of the late Mr. Tony Parsad. She is survived by her daughter Roshni Prasad Sinha , her son, Bobby Parsad, 2 daughters-in-law, son-in-law, 7 grandchildren, grandson-in-law, granddaughter-in law, and 5 great-grandchildren who were infinitely blessed by her longevity and presence in their lives.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 10 at 1:30 pm with the cremation to follow at 2:45 pm at Maple Ridge Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, 11929 216 ST, Maple Ridge, BC
Please use the link below to view the service via Livestream