Visid Angkatavanich, 84 years old, died peacefully on March 13, 2020. He was born in Bangkok, Thailand to Dr. Thumtiang and Ob Angkatavanich. His father founded and ran The Angkatavanich Hospital, in Bangkok, for many years. His grandfather was one of the seven founders of the first Christian church in Bangkok, named Sapan Leung Christian Church, established in the early 1900s. It has supported Presbyterian churches throughout Thailand for many years. It is now the largest Christian church in Thailand.
Visid moved to the United States in 1960 and lived in New York City where he worked as a senior accountant for Nissho Iwai Corporation on Avenue of the Americas until he retired in 2000. He moved to Dumont, NJ over 30 years ago. He met many wonderful people in Dumont and was grateful for their friendships. He could often be found dining with friends at his favorite restaurant, Grant Street Cafe in Dumont.
He was a loving brother, uncle, and great uncle. He is survived by many relatives who loved him, both in the United States and abroad.
Visid enjoyed music and classic movies, he was a longtime friend of screen star Maurice Chevalier.
Visid was a kind, happy and thoughtful man and will be missed very much by his family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dumont Volunteer Ambulance Corps.