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Samraj Lurkhur

October 9, 1954 ~ February 19, 2024 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Samraj Lurkhur Obituary

Samraj Lurkhur, 69 passed away on Monday, February 19th, 2024 in Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ on Friday, February 23rd from 5 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday morning beginning at 8:00 a.m. Cremation will follow at East Ridgelawn Crematory, Clifton, NJ. 

Born in Trinidad, Mr. Lurkhur immigrated to the United States in 1989 and lived in North Newark. He has lived in Kearny for the last twenty years.

He was employed as a chef and caterer for Sodexo. He spent most of his career working in the Food Service division for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield in Florham Park, NJ and later Newark. He retired five years ago.

Samraj is survived by his wife, Bindhu (Bahal) Lurkhur, three children, Vidya Ramdin (Kelvin), Shakti Singh (Keith), and Shankar Lurkhur (Shaista). He was the brother of Parbatie Sookramsingh, Phulbasi Harrypersad and Bhandat Lurkhur. Mr. Lurkhur also leaves behind six grandchildren, Anuradha, Aishani, Anish, Aryan, Dylan, Adya and three step grandchildren, Manveer, Manpreet and Manreet.

He was predeceased by four siblings, Sumintra Ramlagan, Ramkasso Lurkhur, Dolsie Ballai, and Jassodra Ramdath.

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February 23, 2024

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home
585 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032

Funeral Service
February 24, 2024

8:00 AM
Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home
585 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032


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