In New London, CT, Sept. 8, 2006, Bikesh Patel, 32, of 59 Greens Ridge Rd., Hamden son of Suryakant and Urvashi Patel. He was born in Anand, India, August 12, 1974 and was a computer administrator for the Pfizer Pharmaceutical Company. Besides his parents he is survived by sisters, Binica (Nanukumar), Sangita (Ashwinkumar), Sushma (Dineshkumar), Charmisha (Kamleshkumar) and a brother, Bhavin his wife, Shilpa Patel. Also survived by nieces and nephews, Sujal, Binal, Kushal, Jason, Jessica, Khusbu, Hamel, Bindiya, Jay and Kishan Patel. Funeral will be held at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave. Hamden, Tuesday September 12, 2006 at 11 a.m.

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  1. … the Spirit though one, takes new forms in all things that live. He is within all, and is also outside. From Bhagavad-Gita. My deepest sympathy and condolences to family & colleagues.

  2. A friendly, confident, smart young fellow whom I met at the BLC first time and subsequently few times here at the Groton. Always smiling and making fun! He would definitely stop by at everyone’s desk to whom he knew here at the Groton just to say hello whenevr he visited Groton! Never was hesitent to meet people at any level! I will pray Almighty God to bless his soul for eternal peace! My condolecence to his family . We have all lost a good friend and a co-worker at the Pfizer and at the BLC.

  3. All my heartfelt sympathy on the untimely loss of Bikesh. It was such a pleasure working for him and he was such a gentleman in all sense of the word. I am sure he will be sorely missed by all his family and friends. My sincerest condoleances. Gisele Bernhard – Press/Cuozzo

  4. BAKA MAMMA! i still cant believe that you left the family, my cousins and i especially you lef 10 kids behind!!!! baka mamma we truly miss you and love you i know you cant read what i am writing, but our hearts are with you every moment, i still cant believe being that i am your oldest niece, i couldnt even finish my speech, i just broke down, baka mamma i wasnt suppose to come to ur funeral in ct u suppose to come to my wedding in ca!!!! baka mamma may you rest in peace, and may GOD TAKE CARE OF YOU!!!! baka mamma u know how i hardly prayed, when we got the call here in cali bout this, i have not stop praying, what i am tryin to say is that i never prayed in my life as much as i am prayin for the past few days!!!! i love you baka mamma!!!!! my mom (your oldest sister) as well as the rest of the family wants me to let you know that your not ever goin to be away from our hearts!!!!!!!!

  5. Ben called me today and I was shocked that Bikesh had met an untimely death. I’d not spoken with Bikesh in a while, but he always had a GREAT smile, a good joke, and was generous to a fault. I don’t ever recall seeing him in a bad mood – he was a good man. He loved his BMW’s and the people associated with the Car Club, and he will be very much missed in the BMW car community.

  6. Bikesh always added something special every place he went. He always made me laugh, smile and of course do a shot with him. He will never be forgotten and always be remembered and missed.

  7. Bikesh had such a kind spirit, and was full of happiness. My deepest sympathies and continued prayers for Bikesh’s family and friends.

  8. Bikesh had the biggest heart and would do anything to help a friend or even a stranger .. My deapest condolences to his family and thank you for giving us time with a great human being.

  9. Bikesh was a friend and colleague who will be dearly missed. This is a great loss for everyone who knew Bikesh.

  10. Bikesh was a great friend and always took care of all of us, he was always the life of the party. My heart and sympathies to Bikesh’s family and friends. We love you dearly, and you will truly be missed.

  11. Bikesh was a great friend and colleague during my time at SCSU. He was always so positive and resourceful, he was truely one of a kind. I learned much from him, he was always there to help me back in my early UNIX sysadmin days. Even though I haven’t seen him since 1997, I am shocked and saddened to learn of his death at such a young age. Peace be with you, Bikesh, and my condolences to the Patel family.

  12. Bikesh was a wonderful person. Always smiling and willing to solve all of our problems. He helped me more times than I can count. We shared many good and stimulating discussions. My condolences go out to his family and friends. I hope you know how much Bikesh was loved. The world is a sadder place without Bikesh.

  13. Bikesh was always the definition of upbeat – a great friend to talk to about life and the world in general. I will miss his keen intelligence and his ready smile. I true loss. My sincere sympathy to his family. Jon Apps

  14. Bikesh was always the life of the party. I always ran into him at social gatherings, and I was always greeted with a big smile and hug. He was charismatic, and his outgoing nature was was contagious. I’ll see you again some day, my friend.

  15. Bikesh was everyone’s shinging star, may you rest in peace my friend. You will be missed by many, anyone who knew Bikesh loved him. Bless the Patel family

  16. Bikesh was one of the brightest, most energetic colleagues I knew. He was always there for us when I needed him and this is a big loss. He was a kind and generous person and I am happy to have known him. Sincerely, Rob Goodwin

  17. Bikesh was one of the intelligent, most enthusiastic friends I knew. He left me many doting memories and I shall miss him dearly.

  18. Bikesh, Contagious fireflies dancing in your smile, Unceasing river of generosity The warmth has been taken from the sun

  19. Bikesh, Full of Life, Laughter, and Love. Always there to lend a hand. We will truely miss you Bikesh and we will remember you forever. Rest in Peace …..

  20. Bikesh, my bhai, To all the fun we had, and all the times we shared at SCSU, I’ll miss you buddy. There will only be one -The Unix Mighty.- I hope that our paths cross again in another life. With my sincerest condolences and sympathies to the Patel family, Puneet

  21. Bikesh, you will be greatly missed. I have only know you for a short time, but in that time you have treated like we have know each other for years. Rest in peace my brother.

  22. Bikesh, Your generosity was like nothing I’ve ever seen, your enthusiasm contagious, your humor and ability to bring people together always appreciated. We will miss you dearly. My sympathy to your family. Stephanie

  23. He touched so many souls by his contagious smile and with his bubly spirit. I knew him ever since he first started at Pfizer, as a colleague, and the moments i shared would be cherished for life. My condolences to the family and may god and time provide you the strength to heal from this tragic loss.

  24. His contagious smile and outgoing nature will surely be missed…but never forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with his family during this time of sorrow.

  25. I am deeply sorry for you loss. Bikesh was a dear and giving person with a larger than life personality.He was also my dear friend and client. I was his hairstylist, Walter

  26. I am shocked and deeply saddened learning the sudden death of Bikesh. I would like to express my deepest sorrow and regret for such a loss for his family and friends. He was a great person and a dear friend. Please convey my deepest sympathy and condolences to his family, and colleagues.

  27. I am still in shock, and can’t really understand, why God took away a life so young, so full of ambition and so dedicated to his family. I will always remember him with a smile you will be forever missed, we miss you. Your cousin, Ankit

  28. I am very sad that we lost a very special person and a great computer guru. My deepest condolescence to Bikesh’s family and all his friends. He is a free spirit, intelligent, generous, fun and everybody’s friend. He will be greatly missed.

  29. I just learnt of this and I am in shock. He was always a .smiler. and he will be missed. My deepest sympathies to his family.

  30. I knew Bikesh for a short time at work. Each time our paths crossed he was full of energy and excitement for life and always had a solution to the computer issues here at work. I am grateful that our paths crossed. May he rest in peace.

  31. I met Bikesh once at an after work social event. He was very young, lively, happy, and funny. I thought to myself this guy is great. Such a charmer. He will make some woman very happy someday.

  32. I never saw Bikesh without a smile on his face and this is how I’ll always remember him. My thoughts are with his family.

  33. I only knew Bikesh for a short time, but I am glad to have known him at all. He was always smiling and cracking jokes, a real pleasure to be around. I am so sorry for your loss and I will keep your family in my prayers. This is a huge loss for everyone and he will be sorely missed.

  34. I only met Bikesh a few times but he as a classy fun loving guy when I knew him. Way too young for a good guy to go. Godspeed Bikesh. Pat

  35. I was shocked and saddened to hear the sad news about Bikesh. He was such a pleasant, bright young man and I enjoyed working with him on both the purchase and sale of his home. My very deepest sympathy to the entire family. Bobbie Palmeri Press & Cuozzo Realtors

  36. I will always remember Bikesh’s smile. He was a friend to all who knew him. My deepest sympathy to all of his family. I pray you will find peace in the midst of your grief and loss.

  37. I will always remember his ever smiling face. Such a great person with full of fun. We all will miss him.

  38. I would always remember Bikesh for his generosity and pleasant position and his hearty laughter. My deepest condolences to the family. I am truly sad to hear of his loss. May God rest his soul in peace.

  39. I would always remember Bikesh for his vivaciousness, generosity and pleasant disposition and his hearty laughter. It was always a lot of fun catching up with him over occasional lunches in Groton office. He threw the most amazing and unforgettable party that I happened to be part of and they are some indelible memories. My deepest condolences to the family. I am truly sad to hear of his loss. May God rest his soul in peace.

  40. If we could all live our lives with half the enthusiasm that Bikesh had, we would all be better for it. My deepest sympathies to the family. Bikesh will be sorely missed, but not forgotten.

  41. Maria and I hold in our hearts many great memories of Bikesh, He was always a loving caring friend. He always made time to help me and my knowledge is what it is today because of him, and for this I am eternally grateful. My god bless him and all his family. He will truely be missed

  42. May the warm memories of your dear one soothe you in this difficult time and help you at peace. My prayers are always with you.

  43. My condolances to Bikesh’s family. I knew him as the administrator at CS SCSU he was a highly competant person. I was the first CS chairman and Professor of the department. Again my condolances

  44. My deepest condolences go out to his family. Always full of optimism and a good sense of humour Bikesh could brighten anyone’s day. He will be sorely missed.

  45. My sincere sympathy in the loss of Bikesh. I remember him as full of energy and ideas. The world is a sadder place without him.

  46. Nagin Bhai & Urvashi Ben, We are shocked at the sudden and sad demise of dear Bikesh.It is an extreme step of nature to have committed in the form of lifting him at this young age.We pray Al Mighty to give strength to both of you and the entire family to bear this irrepairable loss and urge him to give eternal peace to the departed soul. Yours in deep mourning, Priyabala&Dr.B.S.Mehta & The entire Mehta family.

  47. On behalf of the Kishor Sheth and Family(Parivar)I would like to express our deep sorrow at the tragic event that has taken place. We express our heartfelt condolences. Take Care and JSK Kishor Sheth & Parivar Nisha & Elaish Amin

  48. One can never forget this nice and wonderful guy, who greets people with his smiley face. He was a man who helped people beyond his limits to keep them happy. My deepest condolences to his family. May his soul Rest in Peace.

  49. There are a number of us who worked with Bikesh years ago at PetroChem.net, Inc. in Stamford, CT. who only learned of his passing in the last day or two. We’ve been in touch with each other today for the first time in years, to share our rememberances of Bikesh, one of the truly generous and sweet souls any of us has had the pleasure of knowing. I last saw Bikesh on my wedding day, 8 years ago. I’ll always remember the easy laughter and love of life that defined Bikesh and made him so terrific to be around. His passing is a profound tragedy. I offer my deepest condolences to the Patel family, and to all who love and miss Bikesh. I miss him too.

  50. This is a late message, as I only discovered this today, November 2006. I am stunned as I sit and write this condolence. Bikesh and I had great fun together in the BMW club doing all sorts of nonesense together. He was always a very generous sole to everyone he encountered. I will miss him dearly. Goodbye, my friend. My condolences to his family.

  51. To Bikesh’s family, I hope that in this time of grief you are finding solace and comfort. I by no means can even begin to fathom the depth or complexity of your loss, but I sincerely hope that the pain will lessen over time. I continue to pray for you in your time of grief. We all miss him already.

  52. We have lost an incredibly funny, intelligent, and generous friend. He was always very upbeat and willing to lend a hand, whether at work or outside. I have many fond memories and will miss him dearly.

  53. We miss you man! Your smile, your energy! miss you!!! May your soul rest in peace. Can’t believe this happened 🙁 With Deepest condolences and sympathies to parents and family.

  54. WE WAS DEEPLY SADDEND TO HEAR THE NEWS ABOUT THE SUDDEN DEATH OF LOVING BIKESH PATEL. OUR THOUGHT ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. WE ARE ALL IN STATE OF SHOCK. WE KNOW YOU WILL MISS BIKESH GREATLY. WE KNOW YOU DRAW UPON YOUR OWN STRENGTH AND THE STRENGTH OF LOVED ONCE THAT HOLD YOU IN THEIR THOUGHTS. OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES AND SYMPATHIES TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE…

  55. WE WAS DEEPLY SADDEND TO HEAR THE NEWS ABOUT THE SUDDEN DEATH OF LOVING BIKESH PATEL. OUR THOUGHT ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY DURING THIS DIFFICULTY TIME. WE ARE ALL IN STATE OF SHOCK. WE KNOW YOU WILL MISS BIKESH GREATLY. WE KNOW YOU DRAW UPON YOUR OWN STRENGTH AND THE STRENGTH OF LOVED ONCE THAT HOLD YOU IN THEIR THOUGHTS. OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES AND SYMPATHIES TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE…

  56. When Bikesh worked with me at SCSU in the Unix lab adjacent to my office he was a genuine day brightner! What a smile! Bikesh was kind, gentle, sweet and good-natured. Bikesh had a pure heart and was a dear soul. I’m sure he makes a wonderful angel where he is now; Earth’s loss is heaven’s gain, I suppose.

  57. Will never hear this every again – .Brother’s from different mother’s.. Motabhai(elder brother) will miss you alot and forever. Peace and Cheers, DJ.

  58. Words can not describe my deepest sympathy for your entirely family. Bikesh will never be forgotten. May his soul rest in everlasting peace.

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