Daijiworld News Network - Mangalore (SS)

Leo Henry Lobo (67), partner - PLS Associates, Hi Spirits, Bendorewell, and proprietor, Kiran Printers, husband of Violet, and father of Vijay - "Chefs" (+ Sylvia), Vinay (+ Wilma), Viroy (Pramila), Vikram and Vivek, passed away on Thursday November 30.

Funeral cortege leaves residence ‘Pearls’, Suvarna Lane, Kankanady for the Church of St Vincent Ferrer, Valencia, Mangalore at 3.45 pm on Friday December 1, followed by Mass at 4 pm.

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Leo Henry Lobo had begun his entrepreneurship with Snow-white Cleaners in Bantwal. Later, having founded Kiran Printers in Valencia, he had been running it for 37 years.

Having diversified into wine and restaurant business, he was a partner in PLS Associates and Hi-Spirits, Bendore, which group provided employment to many individuals.

Besides being an entrepreneur for 40 years, he had served as parish vice president at Valencia for 7 years, CLC council president, choir-member and as ward head for 25 years.

While being a member of Konkani Natak Sabha, he had acted in a number of stage-plays, including female roles.

He was a popular social worker and a philanthropist.