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Chitra Phadnis


November 21, 1950

Mumbai, India


May 12, 2023

Sarnia, Ontario


Chitra Phadnis
Born November 21, 1950 (Mumbai, India)
Died May 12, 2023 (Sarnia, Ontario)

We are sad to announce the passing of Chitra Phadnis on May 12, 2023, at the age of 72. She was the wife of Arvind, loving mother of Nealesh (Julie) and Manisha (Benjamin), and devoted grandmother to Claire, Ellora, Juna, Rishi, and Kiran. She will be fondly remembered by her sisters and many family members and close friends. Chitra was a dedicated physiotherapist in the community for many years and, in retirement, volunteered at St. Joseph's Hospice. Cremation has taken place. Remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family online in “Chitra’s Guestbook” at In remembrance of Chitra's life, donations may be made to St. Joseph's Hospice, Bluewater Health, or a charity of your choice.

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Please accept our heartfelt condolence to Arvind and family, may her soul RIP, very sad to hear this shocking news Subhash /Smita Parekh
subhash / smita Parekh

Sending my deepest condolences to Arvind and family. May Chitra rest in peace
Crista Cole

It was very shocking news for us. Still we can't believe it. Feels like she is around. Thinking of Kaka during this difficult time. May God grant you the strength to endure this great pain. Our deepest condolences with entire family. May her soul rest in peace. || OM Shanti Shanti ll
Devdatta and Niharika Desai

Deepest condolences to you and your family for your loss.
Mohan and Rekha Khandekar

Our neighbors for many years. ARVIND and Chitra are the most kind people. She had such a kind soft spoken voice. We are broken hearted. We will remember you forever. Todd and Lindy
Todd and Lindy

We are deeply saddened by Chitra’s death. She was a good & very helpful friend. Pray to God to help the family to go through this difficult time. She will be fondly remembered amongst us. Naren & Dipa Chakrabarti
Naren & Dipa Chakrabarti

Our heartfelt sympathies to Arvind & Family…….We are very sad but Chitra is not suffering anymore……May God bless her soul and give strength to the family to bear this huge loss…….Om Shanti…..
Mahesh & Harsha Juthani

Dear Arvind and Family, We were so sorry to hear the news of Chitra's passing. She was a beautiful person - kind and caring. She will be deeply missed by everyone whose life she touched Rest in peace Chitra.
Jo-Ann & Ron Robertus

Very sorry to hear about the untimely demise of Chitra. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. May God give you all strength to go through this difficult time . Om Shanti.
Jaishree and Ashok Uppal

Our heartfelt condolences to Arvind and family. Sending love, thoughts, and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. OM Shanti
Sudershan and Uma Kalia

I am so terribly sorry for your loss . As a Physiotherapist myself,I worked along side Chitra for many years. She was a charming, delightful lady…my sincere condolences to her family. She will be always remembered by those, who knew her and sadly missed.
Carol Holmes

Arvind and family - please accept our sincere condolences on your loss. Our prayers for Chitra to be at peace. We have known you both since our arrival in Sarnia and share many fond memories of get togethers and badminton. Chitra and Saroj worked at BWH and started at Sarnia General location. May the good memories sustain you in the future. Om Shanti, Om Shanti, Om Shanti.
Saroj & Subhash Khimdas

Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the Phadnis family for your loss. May her soul rest is peace. Bharat and Shama Thakkar.
Bharat & Shama Thakkar

So sorry and sad to hear about your loss. Please accept our heartfelt condolences.
Ramesh and Mangal Rahalkar

Our heartfelt condolences to Arvind and family. We pray Chitra’s soul Rest In Peace, she’s pain free now . OM Shanti
Ravi and Meena Badhwar

Our condolences to Arvind and family.
Hansa Thakkar

I was very sorry to hear of the passing of Chitra. I volunteered with her at St. Joseph's Hospice. She was kind, gentle and very patient with the residents and their families. My condolences to the family.
Cathy St Amand

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