The Johore Bar regrets to record the passing away of a former member of the Johore Bar the late Mr George Joseph Puthucheary aged 78 in Kuala Lumpur on 27.12.2005.
The late lawyer is the father of Mr Johanan A Puthucheary of M/s Nadzarin Kuok Puthucheary & Tan and the brother of Mr Francis Joseph Puthucheary of Kuok & Puthucheary.
The late Mr Puthucheary was a school master and retired as headmaster of Sekolah Dato Jaafar Johor Bahru. After retirement George became a member of the Malaysian Bar on 29.3.1982. He practiced under the name and style of Syarikat George Puthucheary at Jalan Dhoby Johor Bahru for a time.
When health failed him and George was struck by a stroke he went to live in Klang for a while and passed away peacefully in his sleep on 27.12.2005.
In the Obituary in the New Straits Times of 28.12.2005 these were published:
The Johore Bar extend its condolences to Johanan and the bereaved family of the late Mr George Puthucheary. May his soul rest in peace.
Johore Bar Committee