Shakuntla Devi Jain, 88, beloved mother of Adish and Anil Jain and sister of Ved Jain, passed away peacefully, Sunday, January 16, 2022, surrounded by her loved ones.
She was born in 1934 in Rathdhana, Haryana India, daughter of the late Sh. Ghisa Ram Jain and Mrs. Tarawati Jain. In 1949, she married the love of her life, the late Sh. Raj Kumar Jain, and they were blessed with almost 70 wonderful years of marriage. Together, they made their home, first, in Delhi and then in Henrico, Virginia.
Also known as mummy, bhabhi, dadi, or nani, she was the matriarch of her family, and was dedicated to showing deep love and care for her family.
Her tenacity, resilience, love, strong will, and desire to make her family successful were the fibers with which the family was built. It was these attributes that helped the family emigrate from India in the early 80’s and build a new life in the United States.
She is survived by her two brothers, four sons, two daughters, 13 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. She leaves to carry on her memory and legacy, her children, Arun Jain of Atlanta, Georgia, Adish Jain and Anil Jain of Richmond, Virginia, Santosh Jain of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Atul Jain of Oakton, Virginia, and Renu Singhal of Buffalo, New York, in addition to her 2 living and 3 deceased siblings.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 21, 2022, at 2:00 pm at Affinity Funeral Service Mechanicsville Chapel, 8074 Mechanicsville Tpke, Mechanicsville, VA 23111. Please contact Anil Jain at [email protected] and/or Adish Jain [email protected] to send your condolences and tributes.
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