DAS, Dipak Kumar
Dipak Kumar Das, 67, of West Hartford, husband of Sabita (Sur) Das, died Thursday, September 19, 2013 at his home. Born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, the son of the late Hiranmay and Anjali Das, Dipak graduated from Jadavpur Univesity in Kolkata. In 1971, he moved to the United States and continued his studies earning a PhD from New York University. He worked in the New York Area prior to moving to West Hartford in 1982 when he joined the staff of University of Connecticut as a Professor of Cardiology. He earned tenure in 1994 and retired in 2012. Dipak enjoyed travel and cooking. Aside for Sabita, his wife of 43 years, he leaves his son, Sudeep Kumar Das and his wife Jamie of Old Saybrook; his daughter Somdatta Das of Brighton, MA; his brothers and sisters, Pradip Das, Sunita Majumdar, Swapan Das, and Tapati Biswas; his three grandchildren Laurel, Nisha, and Amar; and his extended family.
Calling hours will be Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, 136 South Main St., West Hartford, CT. Funeral services will be Monday with a procession from the funeral home at 9 a.m. followed by services at 10 a.m. at the Brookside Crematory, Berlin, CT. For directions and online condolences, please visit www.taylorandmodeen.com.