Chhotubhai R. Patel, 85, of Shelton, resided in India and worked as a farmer until moving to the United States in 1992, husband of Shantiben Vallabhbhai Patel, died Dec. 6, at Griffin Hospital.
Born in Varad-Surat, India on Feb. 11, 1930, son of the late Ravji and Dahiben Patel.
Survived by a son, Anil C. Patel and his wife, Gita of Shelton, a daughter, Bhavna Patel of London, England, grandsons, Mayur Patel of Tampa, Fla. and Himesh Patel of Shelton.
Visitation and prayers will take place on Thursday, Dec. 10, 10-noon, Spinelli-Ricciuti/Bednar-Osiecki Funeral Home, 62 Beaver Street in Ansonia. At noon, his funeral will process to Oak Grove Crematory in West Haven for final prayer and cremation.