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Zahir Baksh

Zahir Baksh

Monday, July 13th, 1959 - Sunday, August 30th, 2020
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Obituary

Zahir Baksh, 61, of Somerset, NJ passed away on Sunday August 30, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick, NJ.

Born in Georgetown, Guyana he migrated to the United States in 1977 settling first in New Brunswick, NJ, then Piscataway before moving to Somerset 18 years ago.

Zahir worked as an Underground Construction Supervisor for PSE&G – Somerset for 36 years, retiring 6 years ago. Outside of work, in the early years, Zahir volunteered as a Little League Baseball Coach in New Brunswick. He was an honorable man, a man with a huge heart. This showed through his generosity and kindness towards his family, friends, neighbors and strangers alike.

Reading, fishing, trips to Atlantic City and preparing Guyanese cuisine were some of his pastimes. He especially enjoyed spending time with daughter Zulika and taking her on vacation.

Zahir was predeceased by his father Hamid Baksh and brother Azeez Baksh.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 18 years Helen Lanee’ [Ivey] Baksh, mother Bisminla, sons, Sean, Michael and Allen; daughters Lateefah and Zulika; siblings; Nesha (Carlos), Zulika (Raj), Burta (Sylvia), Abeeb (Data), Data (Jim); 14 grandchildren, special cousins Roy (Jean), along with a host of nieces, nephews.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 3rd from 8 – 10 AM at the Gleason Funeral Home, 1360 Hamilton Street, Somerset, with services beginning at 10 AM. Committal service and cremation to follow at Franklin Memorial Park, North Brunswick.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 3rd, 2020 | 8:00am - 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, September 3rd, 2020 8:00am - 10:00am
    Location
    Gleason Funeral Home
    Address
    1360 Hamilton Street
    SOMERSET, NJ 08873
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, September 3rd, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, September 3rd, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Gleason Funeral Home
    Address
    1360 Hamilton Street
    SOMERSET, NJ 08873
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Elnora Fowler

Posted at 11:38pm
My condolences to the Baksh family RIP Z!
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Brenda Jordan

Posted at 09:20pm
I extend my sincere condolences and prayers to the family and know that Zahir will be missed. We all loved him but we know that God loved him best! His friend Newnan... Zahir gone to soon🙏🏽🙏🏽😒
SB

shanaz Baksh

Posted at 03:30pm
My heart goes out to everyone who loved and appreciated my Uncle Z. He was like a another Dad to me. I will always cherish being a part of his life and have been blessed to have known him. He helped in my upbringing in more ways than he knew. He truly was a wonderful man and loved and supported his Family, Friends and anyone in need like no other. I will surely miss his conversations and his advice. May you rest in eternal peace. We love you.
Shanaz and Sanjay❤
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