Infosys employee Mannikalal Subramaniam’s body will be flown to India for funeral

Manikkalal Subramaniam
Manikkalal Subramaniam; image via Facebook

Subramaniam passed away on August 7 after he had a heart attack while watching the US Navy Blue Angles show on Lake Washington.

The body of Infosys employee Mannikalal Subramaniam will be flown to India for his last rites. As per the wishes of his family, the funeral will be held at his hometown. Subramaniam’s family is from Kayamkulam, a town in the Alappuzha district of Kerala.

The American Bazaar has learnt that Subramaniam’s wife and young son have already reached Kerala. However, his body is still in the US, awaiting clearance from the consulate.

Subramaniam worked with the Indian IT giant Infosys as a technology architect on a Boeing project.

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The Bazaar has also learnt that his employer, Infosys, has been bearing all the expenses involved for his body to be transferred to his hometown in India.

Subramaniam was on a life support and passed away on August 7. According to family friends, Subramaniam suffered a heart attack while he was watching the US Navy Blue Angles show on Lake Washington, along with his 7-year-old son.

He was pulled from the waters of Lake Washington, a fresh water lake near Seattle, unconscious after his son reported that his dad was missing.

He was admitted to Overlake Hospital in Bellevue, Washington, where he was put on life support. He remained in critical condition and lost his life once the life support was pulled off.

“Every person on Mercer Island was praying for his life and some way I was too,” a lady who was at the Blue Angles show wrote in a comment on the American Bazaar website.

Subramaniam is fondly remembered by family and friends and the entire community is mourning his loss.

He is survived by his wife, Asha, a son and his mom.

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