Kallicharan Isaacs

Obituary of Kallicharan Isaacs

Kallicharan Isaacs, lovingly known as “Kali or Karl”, was born in De William, West Coast Demerara, Guyana on November 1st, 1942. Kali was the son of Parbattie “Karmie” Bippodass and Cyril Kallicharan. In 1964, he married Etwari Isaacs, the love of his life. He immigrated to the United States in 1979, lived in Queens, New York for 24 years, later moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 2005, then moved back to Queens in 2020. Kallicharan was an honest, hard working man of integrity that drew strength from his family. In Guyana, his first job was delivering newspaper, later he worked at Royal Bank of Canada and had several part-time jobs like checking cinema, and bartending at parties. When he immigrated to New York, to sup-port his family, he worked jobs like security, dishwasher, server and drove a cab. His career took off when he was blessed with a job as a custodian at NYNEX Telecommunications and he quickly elevated himself to higher posi-tions in the company. After 20+ years he retired as a frame administrator from Verizon. Kallicharan enjoyed going on cruises with his wife. He liked keeping busy by gardening, fishing and fixing small engines in his spare time. Another thing he enjoyed most of all was cooking and eating. In 2019, as a result of an injury he was left wheelchair bound. The passing of his wife, Etwari, the same year left him heart broken. During the next two years his health rapidly declined. Kallicharan Isaacs, left this earth on Friday, January 21st, 2022 at the age of 79 years old at his home in Queens, New York. Kallicharan was father of predeceased son, Kerry Anthony Isaacs survived by two daughters, Ellina Isaacs, Paulette Persaud and son, Leon Isaacs, five grandchildren, Stephanie, Leon Jr., Jacqulyn, Anthony and Matthew. He was the second of three siblings, was predeceased by Joseph Kallicharan and sur-vived by sister Mavis Bippodass. Kallicharan will be remembered as a devoted husband and father and a gener-ous person to his family and friends. He was a man, who, through his sheer drive and determination created his own path and achieved his “American Dream”. Kallicharan Isaacs will always be will be in our hearts, on our mind and never be forgotten. May his soul rest in peace, forever!


3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, January 30, 2022
Park Funeral Chapel
2175 Jericho Turnpike
Garden City Park, New York, United States

Funeral Service

8:00 am
Monday, January 31, 2022
Park Funeral Chapel
2175 Jericho Turnpike
Garden City Park, New York, United States


Fresh Pond Crematory
61-40 Mt. Olivet Crescent
Middle Village, New York, United States
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