[INDOLOGY] Jeanne Hein passed away …

Rajam rajam at earthlink.net
Tue Jul 9 23:11:51 UTC 2013


My apologies for the cross-posting but I thought it is alright at the moment, given the nature of the information. 

It is with deep sadness I report the passing away of Mrs. Jeanne Hein, wife of Professor Emeritus Norvin Hein (Yale) and my friend-collabortaor of the book we recently published, "The Earliest Missionary Grammar of Tamil" by Harvard University Press. Jeanne was suffering from the Alzheimer's for the past four years, and passed away at the age of 94 on Saturday (July 6) night at home in Bethany, New Haven, and was at peace, as anyone would wish. Services are on Saturday, July 20th. 

The knowledge of the old 16-th Century Latin and Portuguese, Early Missionaries and Church History in India, etc., etc., … all accumulated in her smart brain is all gone now. There's no one now to tell us about it any more. Thankfully, we have captured a small amount in our book. I have no words to express the pain of my loss. 

With regards,
V. S. Rajam  

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