Prabhakar Ranchordas Sheth

Sheth, Prabhakar Ranchordas

Prabhakar Ranchordas Sheth (PR) age 83 of Chestnut Ridge, NY passed away peacefully on January 29, 2013. PR was born in Bombay, India to Ranchordas and Kalavati. He attended The University of Michigan where he received his PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. He was a recognized expert in drug delivery systems and held 16 U.S. patents. He invested in real estate, loved to golf and co-founded the Indian Cultural Society of Rockland County with his wife, Suman, and performed extensive charitable work with the Share and Care Foundation. PR was an adventurous, warm, generous, loving, father, spouse, grandparent and family member. PR and Suman were the first in the family to migrate to America, and they helped support their extensive family and were most proud of how they prospered under their tutelage.

He is survived by his daughter, Sonal and husband Vimal; son, Parag and wife Kristina; five grandchildren, Anjali, Amar, Niklas, Alexander, and Ella, and extended family.

Visiting services will be held Friday, Feb. 1 at Higgins Funeral Home from 11am to 1pm and a Memorial Service from 1pm to 2 pm.

Michael J. Higgins Funeral Home

321 South Main Street

New City, NY 10956

(845) 634-6110


Published in the The Journal News from Jan. 30 to Jan. 31, 2013