Jayendra Charoth, 78, of Alpena passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017, at his home.

Jayendra was born on Sept. 9, 1938, in Tellicherry Kerala, India to the late Krishnan and Mythily (Melut) Charoth. He came to the United States in 1971. Jay married Mary Chacko on Jan. 6, 1971. He was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church.

Surviving are his wife, Mary; two daughters, Rejeetha (Frank) Gort, Remitha (Michael) Sysak; two grandchildren, Brixton, Graelin; three nieces, Shreeja, Reni, and Reshma.

Mr. Charoth was preceded in death by his infant son, Jaison; and sister, Shreeltha Rahul.

Memorial visitation will take place at St. Anne Church of All Saints Parish on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 9:30 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Brad Nursey officiating. Arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.

Inurnment: St. Sebastian Church Cemetery, South India

Memorials: Hospice of Michigan or All Saints Parish