Dr. Cherian P. Mathew

Dr. Cherian Pallipeedi Mathew, 78, of Fort Wayne, IN, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.

Dr. Mathew taught internal medicine in medical schools in India before moving to Huntington in 1974. Since then, he had practiced locally as a physician.

He was born in Kerala, India. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Thankamma Mathew.

No service is planned.

Klaehn, Fahl, Melton Funeral Home, Fort Wayne, was in charge of arrangements.