TV Scaria, chairman and owner of Popy Umbrella Mart, passed away on Monday. He was 82.
The funeral service will be held at 11am on Wednesday at Mar Sleeva Forane church, Pazhavangadi.
He is survived by his wife Thankamma, four children - Daisy, Laly, Davis and Popy.
Popy has been a household name in Kerala for over 25 years.
Scaria was instrumental in making the idea of having a new umbrella synonymous with school reopening. Also, weaving new-age technology like Bluetooth connectivity and fans into umbrellas kept the brand Popy buzzing among Keralites.