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Natu "Nick" PATEL

January 21, 1944 — September 3, 2020

Natu “Nick” Patel, 76, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020 at his residence.  He was born in Chokhad, Gujarat, India, and had lived the past forty years in the Cleveland area.  He was a member of the Hindu G.S.E.T. Temple in Chattanooga. He owned and operated the Colonial Inn on 25th St. for 40 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jeram and Jamna Patel. 

He is survived by his wife Hansa Patel ; two children, Priti Patel and husband Sudhir of Los Angelos, CA, and Hitesh Patel of Chattanooga; one grandchild, Jaiden Thakor ; one sister, Niru Patel; one brother, Raman Patel; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

A Hindu Service will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday, September 5, 2020, at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.

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Saturday, September 5, 2020

9:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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