A doyen of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s education sector and Founding Chairman of Asian School, Joseph Thomas, 75, passed away this morning due to cardiac arrest.
Mr. Thomas, who was a great contributor to the growth of education in the Indian community, was described as the “guiding force behind The Asian School, an educationalist par excellence”.
Mr. Thomas arrived in Bahrain around 40 years ago with a vision to set up a school for the Indian community in Bahrain. “Through his life he has touched thousands of students in Bahrain over several generations and was known for his caring and considerate nature. In his passing, his extended family and The Asian School community have lost a patriarch,” said a school member.
Funeral services will take place in Kerala, India the details for which will be announced.
He is survived by his wife Elizabeth, his children: Lovy and Timmy, son-in-law, Vinod, daughter-in-law Sarin and granddaughter, Isabel.
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