Udupi: Rev M R T Pal (86), retired pastor of the Church of South India (CSI) southern Karnataka diocese, died in a hospital here on Oct 28.
He had been critically injured when a bike had hit him while crossing the road in front of the church of Mother of Sorrows here on Oct 27.
He had retired after serving for many years in places like Kundapur, Mumbai, Haleyangadi, Uchila, Mulki and others.
Besides being a religious scholar, he had shown keen interest in social service, linguistics, Homeopathy and many other subjects.
He is survived by wife, a son and two daughters. His funeral cortege will leave residence ‘Dhanya’, Main Road, Vasuki Nagar for CSI Jubilee Church, Udupi at 4 pm on Thursday, Oct 29 for prayer service, followed by interment in Udupi cemetery.
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