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Thambiaiyah Sivakumaran

February 6, 1955 — October 6, 2021

Thambiaiyah “Paul” Sivakumaran, 66, passed away peacefully on October 6th, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, Sivakumaran came to Canada in 1984. There he stayed for 3 years before moving to the United States in 1987. Making his home in New Jersey, he has resided in Bayonne for the last 33 years. A graduate of St. Johns College in Jaffna, after completing his Articleship, he embarked on his career as an Internal Audit Accountant at Ceylon Cold Stores, Ltd in Colombo. His steadfast work ethic and sharp mind fashioned him into an admired leader and pillar in the financial community. Sivakumaran was a highly successful Chartered Accountant for over four decades, working around the globe - in Canada, USA, Ireland, England, and India. Operating as the Vice President in several leading Investment Banks within New York Citys financial district, he took up the role as Director of Finance at Credit Agricole CIB. Affectionately known as Sivar, was first and foremost a family man. It was well-known that in both his personal and professional life, he was always ready to give his time to others, to help as a mentor and just offer friendly advice and encouragement. He will be profoundly missed by many for his notable compassion, humor, wit, wisdom, and altruism. A true gentleman in all respects. He is the beloved husband of his devoted wife Benita Sivakumaran, doting father of Drs. Joseph and Dharshini Sivakumaran, and cherished father-in-law of Janan Rajaratnam. Precious son of the late Sinnathamby and Anamuthu Thambiaiyah (Urumpirai, Sri Lanka). Kind and loving brother of Sivamalar (AU), Dr. Ariamalar (UK), Vasanthamalar (AU), Mathyvathany (AU), Sugantha (AU) and Balakumaran (UK). Respected brother-in-law of Sundaralingam (AU), the late Suntharanathan (UK), Raviendran (AU), Jeyakumaran (AU), Raviskanthan (AU) and Viji (UK). Devoted son-in-law of the late Saverimuthu and Cecilia Anthonypillai (Negombo, Sri Lanka). Also, loving brother-in-law of Jacintha & Dr. Mohanraj, Neilia & Dr. Emmanuel, Rajitha & Ganeshan, Terrencia & Selventhiran, Pastors Sherina & Thiriloganathan (CA), Marina & Thurainaygam, Rajan & Nila, and Priya & Vytheswaran. Loving uncle of Drs. Aravinthan & Ananth (AU), Drs. Janarthanan & Aarani (UK), Drs. Thanushan & Ambujaan (AU), Drs. Thuvaraka & Nanthanan (AU), Drs. Subahari & Mayuri (AU), Tchami, Tchanu & Kasmeera, Amirthi, Drs. Mirnalini & Sharmila, Romila, Drs. Neelmini & Pamela, and Adrian, Shantha & Dr. Senthilraj, Sharlini, Joshua & Zaneeta, Jehan, Ryan, Dylan & Serena, Ashwini & Inesh, and Satheesh (Sri Lanka) and loving grand uncle to many precious little ones. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021 from 4-8 PM at the Caiola-Stellato Funeral Home (691 Avenue C, Bayonne, NJ 07002). A prayer service will begin at the funeral home on Friday at 6:30 PM. The funeral mass will follow on Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at 9:30 AM at St. Henry RC Church (82 W. 29th Street, Bayonne, NJ 07002). We respectfully request all family, friends and acquaintances to join us in honoring Sivakumaran. Memorial contributions may be made in Sivakumarans memory to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.

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Visitation
Friday, October 15, 2021
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Caiola-Stellato Funeral Home - Bayonne
691 Avenue C
Bayonne NJ 07002
US
201-436-2645


Mass
Saturday, October 16, 2021
9:30 AM -
St. Henry's R.C. Church
82 West 29th Street
Bayonne NJ 07002
US
201-436-0857


Funeral HomeCaiola-Stellato Funeral Home - Bayonne
691 Avenue C
Bayonne NJ - 07002
US
201-436-2645

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