Dil Raj Puri passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Monday, October 10th, 2022. She was fondly known by many names, Mom, Dadi, Puri ma, and Raj Aunty. Dil Raj was the embodiment of elegance, beauty, and grace. She left a lasting impression on every single person she encountered. She had a love for Bollywood movies, parties, and of course chole bhature and samosa kachori. She opened her home to so many and created a community for all. Anyone who entered her home was served with the highest level of class and hospitality, no one left the house with an empty stomach. Dil Raj continues to bond so many people together, she created friendships and relationships that will last through time. The world shined a little less bright the day she exited this world.
Dil Raj is preceded in death by her late husband Des Raj Puri and her late son, Sunil Puri. She is survived by her children and their spouses Neelam and Rakesh Narang, Poonam Kapoor, Renu and Ravi Saxena, Sanjiv and Kalpana Nino Puri, and Sunaina Puri as well as by grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Friends and family may offer their condolences and sympathy from 11:30 to 1:30 on Friday, October 14, 2022 at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902. The interment will be private.