Help Manoj Shrestha Get Home

Manoj Shrestha, the only son of loving family from Nepal lived in Houston, Texas. He was a hard working student at San Jacinto College in Houston, who loved his family and friends above all. Two virtues, he treasured most in his life was loving and giving.

He had just celebrated his 24th birthday and left us all on 24th April, 2011 to rest in peace. The cause of his untimely death is not yet known. We have been told that it will take a week or more to get detail of his death.

His sister Anita Shrestha and their friends are trying to raise funds to send him back to Nepal for his final rituals. Hence, all well wishers are requested to contribute to his final journey home.

[via Bikram Raj Chhetri]

Update – May 2, 2011

According to the autopsy report, Manoj’s death was caused by:

Sub-arachnoid hemorrhage due to ruptured cerebral artery.
• Aneurysm associated with hypertensive cardiovascular disease.

His body is scheduled to be sent to Nepal on May 3, 2011. Manoj’s sister and friends have asked us to keep the donation link on this page open until his body reaches Nepal.

Manoj Shrestha

Update – May 6, 2011

Manoj made it home — thanks to all of you for your generous donation. According to his sister, Manoj was cremated on the bank of the holy river Bagmati at Pashupati Aryaghat according to Hindu rituals.

We have stopped collecting Donation For Manoj Shrestha on request from his sister and friends. Thank you everyone for your generous donation.

Total Donation Received till May 4: $5,701.93

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Thank You Message

Manoj Funeral has been schedule as follows:

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Date: Sunday, May 1, 2011

Place: Heights Funeral Home, 1317 Heights Boulevard, Houston, TX 77008 (Map)

Telephone: 713-862-8844 (Contact person at Heights Funeral Home: Jane Hemberger)

The service is open for everyone. If you can please come and say goodbye to our beloved friend. This would be a last public event to bid farewell to the body of Late Manoj Shrestha in USA .

If all the paperwork and other legal formalities gets completed by Monday then his body would be scheduled for Nepal by early next week.

Thank you and we all appreciate your help for Late Manoj and his family.

[via Bikram Raj Chhetri]

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Dear Friends and well wishers,

On behalf of our beloved late Mr. Manoj Shrestha’s Family, who passed away on April 23, 2011, we together with Nepalese Association of Houston (NAH), TexasNepal would like to thank you very much indeed for your generous donation, help and support. Your contributions made it possible for us to send his deceased body back to Nepal. May his soul rest in eternal peace in the heavenly abode!

Since its inception on April 24, 2011, the ”Help Manoj Shrestha’s Family Campaign” has raised enough fund to send late Mr. Shrestha’s body back to Nepal as per the wish of his Family. The remaining balance of the fund will also be disbursed to his parents as soon as possible. This has only become possible because of your thoughtful contributions.

Mr. Manoj’s body left Houston, Texas, on American Airlines Today, May 03, 2011, and will transfer to Thai Airlines from Los Angeles and is scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal, on May 6, 2011, what a coincidence the God has made: that day is Manoj’s 25th Birthday. His family will perform funeral services and final rites, as per our tradition and religion, in Aryaghat, by Shree Pashupatinath temple. We hope your continued support will give his family enough strength to cope with this most difficult situation.

We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to late Manoj Shrestha’s family and friends. We hope our continued support and prayer will give his family enough strength to cope with this most difficult situation. May the Almighty bestow them with enough power to overcome with this tragic, unprecedented loss.

Once again thank you for your generous contributions and support.


On behalf of late Manoj Shrestha’s Family:

Anita Shrestha, Sister of Manoj Shrestha

Nepalese Association of Houston Family (NAH)

Manoj’s friends in Houston.

[email protected]

Words can never deliver it, still we must say thanks from our heart to the following individuals, and we are really blessed as we can never be successful without their great helping hand. Our deepest appreciation from our heart to the following individuals:

His Excellency Dr. Shankar P. Sharma (Nepalese Ambassador to the USA)

Kali Prashad Pokhrel (Deputy Chief, Embassy of Nepal in the USA)

Mr. Ananda Prasad Sharma (First Secretary, Embassy of Nepal in the USA)

Madhukar Amatya (President, Nepalese Association of Houston (NAH)) email: [email protected] Tel: 713-995-7010Fax: 713-995-0039 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 713-995-0039 end_of_the_skype_highlighting

Dr. Rajendra K. Shrestha (Former President, Nepalese Association of Houston (NAH))

Malik Dhanani (Management, Tristar Convenience Store)

TexasNepal Team

Jane Hemberger, Funeral Director, Heights Funeral Home

All Manoj’s friends all over US.

Thank you!

0 thoughts on “Help Manoj Shrestha Get Home”

  1. Can I get Anita’s email address. We have to create donation on cause on facebook, this will help us to get more donations. Sometimes paypal gives us problem. If we put on facebook, people can see and gets motivated to donate.

  2. Sachin bro i think its not a gud idea to open one more link for same cause. We already have two and we dont want more than that.
    Thank you for your corncern though.

  3. Shashin bro is absolutely correct…more the causes more will be the fund raised easily in short time…we don’t have to wait till May 15 and afterall I feel very pity to his parents that even after death they have to wait long for his body….

  4. i really appreciate all of your concern.. i want to make it clear.

    we will collect funds from NAH website (orzanitation based) till may 15. if we are able to collect the amount needed to send body before that may 15 from nah and anita’s paypal. we will offcourse send his body back but the donation campaign will open till may 15. and the what ever amount collected will be sent to his parents..

    i think we need to work together. we have a website here where we will have updates and we have a cause named “Help Manoj Family” in the facebook itself. i totally agree that having multiple cause and website may misguide or miscommunicated people.

  5. Body of Late Manoj Shrestha is curently at Houston Forensic Lab rit now. And currently NAH, Anita Shrestha with the help of Nepalese Embassy, US is working together for necessary paper work for the transfer process of body. We are informed by the Heights Funeral Home, Houston, Tx that the body will arrive there by tomorrow…

    Thanks a lot again to everybody…………………………….

    body will be in Funeral Home by tomorrow………….

    But we are still Short in funds.. Everybody we need to push real hard…….

    share, tell everyone and let it know about it…… lets work together

    Thanks a lot…………………

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