R.I.P. – Fr Gopu Anand, 7 April 2017

Hyderabad, 7 April, 2017 – With profound grief, the Salesian Province of St. Joseph, Hyderabad announces the death of Fr Gopu Anand. He passed away on 7 April, 2017 at 2:27 a.m at Don Bosco Academy, Nalgonda. 

Fr Gopu Anand was born on 12 June 1967 at Reddypalem, Warangal of Mr Joji Reddy and Mrs Veronickamma. He made his first profession on 24 May 1986 at Kotagiri. He made his final profession on 30 May 1992 at Guntur. He was ordained on 5 August 1996, Reddypalem, Warangal. He did his Licentiate in Canon Law in Rome. We especially remember his contributions at Don Bosco Navajeevan, Ramanthapur  and at Don Bosco Academy, Nalagonda. 

He has been suffering from Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) – idiopathic pulmonay fibrosis for almost a year. He breathed his last at 2:27 a.m. on 7 April 2017 at Don Bosco Academy, Nalgonda. Funeral Mass will be held at Don Bosco Philosophate, Karunapuram at 9:00 a.m. on 8 April, 2017. May almighty God grant him eternal rest and may his soul rest in peace. 

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