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Service Information
Release of balloons at STMA Middle School East
Saturday, October 19th, 2013
1:30 P.M.

Visitation Information


Tyler Gabriel Purohit, age 12, of St. Michael passed away on Friday, October 11, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on February 14, 2001 in Princeton, New Jersey the son of Manoj and Laura Purohit and was currently in the 7th grade at STMA Middle School East.
Tyler loved being at school and learning as much as he could. He also enjoyed gaming with his brothers and friends, reading and watching The Big Bang Theory.
Tyler was passionate about making a difference in this world by being a great friend to all and by helping others in need.
Survived by his father & step mother: Manoj & Julia “Jewels” Purohit of St. Michael; brothers: Trevor, Joffre and Nikhil; paternal grandparents: Jay & Mridula Purohit; maternal grandparents: Sandy Finlayson, Jerry Finlayson; step grandparents: Fran Finlayson; DuWayne Thate and Doris Thate; aunts and uncle: Hasu Malone, Urvashi Purohit & Dave Wulk and Kris & Danielle Thate; cousin: Christopher Malone and many other dear relatives and friends.
Tyler was preceded in death by his mother, Laura in 2006 and by his uncle, Hank Malone in 2011.
Visitations will be held on Wednesday, October 16th from 4-8 P.M., Friday, October 18th from 4-8 P.M. and Saturday, October 19th from 9-1 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home.
Please join us for a balloon release held on Saturday, October 19th at 1:30 P.M. at STMA Middle School East in St. Michael.
To read more about Tyler’s brave journey please visit
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Tyler’s Helping Hand Fund or a charity of your choice in Tyler’s Honor.

2 Guestbook Entries

  1. Nilesh & Rita Parikh

    We are deeply sorry to hear about the death of Tyler Purohit. Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

  2. Balu & Jyotsna Bhogaita

    Our prayers are with the family during this tough time. Tyler beta, RIP.


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