Marlborough – Padmasini Coimbatore Nanjunda, 79, of Marlborough, died on Monday, December 11, 2023, at home surrounded by her loving family.
Originally from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, Padmasini was a dedicated elementary school teacher for over thirty years before retiring and eventually moving to the United States to live close to her daughters. She was born to parents Nanjundaiyer Subramania and Maragatham Krishna Murthi. Padmasini grew up in a loving, tight-knit, large family of eight siblings, and she cherished every moment of her evergreen childhood memories.
She leaves behind her husband of 49 years, Venkatraman Bhaskara; two daughters, Manjula Venkatraman and her husband Subash Chander Narasimhan, and Sharmila Venkatraman and her husband Srikrishnan Venkataraman; her two brothers; Subramanian Coimbatore Nanjundaiyer and his wife Dhanalakshmi Subramanian, and Krishnamurthy Coimbatore Nanjundaiyer and his wife, Shanthalakshmi Krishnamurthy, her sister-in-law Kala Sainath and sister Sathyabama Coimbatore Nanjundaiyer, four grandchildren; Mallika Subash Chander and Raghav Subash Chander, Sarvesh Srikrishnan and Sanvitha Srikrishnan, and many nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by one brother and four sisters.
Family meant everything to her, children and grandchildren were her world. She was a loving wife, devoted mom, and doting grandma! She enjoyed traveling, was very passionate about music and loved to sing. Cooking was her expertise, preparing delicious food for her loved ones was one of her favorite things to do. Padmasini was the most selfless person one can imagine and a pillar of strength for all who knew her.
Calling hours and a funeral service will be held Thursday, December 14, 2023, from 10 am to noon at the Ellen Rogers Kennedy Chapel at Rural Crematory, 180 Grove St, Worcester.
Arrangements are in the care of Rice Funeral Home, 300 Park Ave, Worcester, MA.