The wake service for Boby, his wife, Dolly, and son Steve Manoj will be held on Friday evening at the Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Fort Lauderdale.
Indian American Boby Mathew and his wife, Dolly Mathew, along with their younger son Steve Manoj met with a tragic end when their car crashed into a pond near the Sawgrass Expressway in Deerfield Beach on Tuesday.
The family and friends of the three are organizing a wake service for the deceased on Friday at the Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens in Fort Lauderdale. The memorial service will be held in the evening between 5.00 pm and 9.00 pm. The funeral will be held on Saturday, September 7, at the same venue.
The funeral will be held in the morning between 8.00 am to 9.00 am.
The three members of family died after the accident. The only surviving member of the family is the couple’s elder son Austin.
The three members of the family were going to the Fort Lauderdale airport to see off Boby Mathew, who worked in the IT industry in Dallas, Texas. He was returning after spending the long weekend with the family.
The Honda Accord, which was driven by Boby, lost control and veered into a pond. An extensive rescue operation was held to recover the car from the pond. However, the three of them did not survive the accident.
The Mathews immigrated from Ernakulam in the south Indian state of Kerala. The local Malayalee community is grieving for the family.
The family, who lived in Coral Springs, is also fondly remembered by the members of church in Coconut Creek, Florida. The untimely death has cast a gloom among the entire community in Coral Springs.