Linu George Patteril was born on November 7th, 1997 in Yonkers, NY to George and Lizy Patteril. She was preceded by two brothers - Tony Patteril and Jimmy Patteril. Until her first episode of seizures in 2003, she was consistently first in her class and loved by all her teachers and classmates.
In 2003, Linu her first seizure. After countless tests and observations, she was diagnosed with Encephalitis. After 6 months of hospitalization and near complete paralysis, Linu was miraculously healed and made a near full recovery. She went back to school, and through a lot of hard work graduated middle school from St.Mary's in 2011 and graduated from Yonkers Montessori High School in 2016.
Linu's favorite hobby was to spend time with her family and friends. She would find any and every excuse to hang out with her friends or go on different outings. She loved giving hugs, taking selfies and above all, dressing up in traditional Indian wear and taking pictures with her girlfriends. She served as a CCD teacher at her parish and loved singing on the youth choir. She had just started a paid internship where she taught computers. Her bubbly personality and silly jokes brought smiles on the faces of everyone she met. She would do anything and everything for her loved ones. Her heart was full of love for all those she encountered.
After years of silent suffering both physically and mentally, the Good Lord called her to His eternal rest on August 4th, 2019. She will always be cherished as a loving daughter, sister, and friend.
She is survived by her dear parents, George and Lizy, brothers Tony and Jimmy, and grandmother Chinnamma.