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In Memoriam: Subash Chander Gupta

8 Apr 2022 3:39 PM | Anonymous

Subash Chander Gupta passed away peacefully Thursday, April  7, 2022.

He passed away at the age of 79 surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife Sneh Gupta, his daughter and two sons, Shweta, Taneja and her husband Sanjay, Ish Gupta, and Gaurav Gupta and his wife Vidushi. He is blessed with his grandchildren,  Paarth, Vaasu, Viraaj, Gauri, Geetika, and Vaani. 

Subash was the son of the late Gokal Chand and late Leela Vati  born May 8, 1942 in Lahore, India. He lived his early adult life in  Madras where he completed his Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Madras. In 1966 he married Sneh and they had an adventurous life  moving to Ranchi, Delhi, Faridabad, and ultimately the United States in 1980. Initially settling in  Andover, Massachusetts, he lived there for 26 years after which moved to Shrewsbury. 

Having traveled widely throughout the world for work, Subash believed that the United States  was the land of opportunity and the country where you could have an ‘idea’ and mold it into  whatever you wanted. He firmly believed that one should make an impact in your field and give  back to your community. 

In engineering, he continued his training to become an expert in quality assurance attaining  several higher level certifications. In his role as lead quality assurance engineer, he helped  introduce high quality Bose speakers and make them a household name. Later, he joined  Raytheon and continued his quality assurance work in defense projects until his retirement. 

Being a firm believer in giving back to one’s community, he actively engaged in a variety of  community societies including India Society of Worcester, United India, and VHP. In these  endeavors, he engaged in growing the societies with multiple active leadership roles. People  would look to him to be an arbitrator between contesting thoughts. Having strong spiritual  beliefs, he advanced his knowledge of Hinduism and our connection with the universe. He was  one of the founding member of Sarva Dev Mandir in Oxford, Massachusetts and actively  engaged in its operations. 

Calling hours will be held between 3 - 5pm on Sunday, April 10th at Hays Funeral Home, 56  Main Street, Northborough, MA 01532. A private cremation to follow the next day.

Shanti Puja followed by Memorial service and lunch at ISW India Center from 12.00 noon Sunday, April 17th. RSVP to Gaurav Gupta.  

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