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Following the service, the footage will be posted and you can watch at a later time if you were unable to watch at the time of the service. Once editing is complete, the footage will be posted which will include all 3 camera angles.

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79 comments on “Anirudh ‘Arni’ Areyanda”

  1. Anirudh so beautiful, handsome and chearful person we met, God’s grace and love with such persons, took him to heaven. Almighty took him to rest in peace, and make an end of his sufferings. God bless you all Natalie, Suresh, Nutan and Apeksha.

  2. It was a well conducted programme in remembrance of Anirudh Areyanda. Thanks also for the online streaming enabling the relatives and friends of Anirudh in India to witness the proceedings. A jovial and likeable person, Anirudh will definitely be remembered by all those who had come into contact with him. My prayers for his Sadgati. Om Shanti.

  3. It was a moving service for Arni recollecting vivid memories of him. Goodbye Anirudh. You will remain etched in our memory for ever. Love you. Rest in peace. Love to Nutan, Suresh, Nat and Appi. Stay strong.

  4. Farewell Arni. Love and hugs to the whole family. Our only regret was not being able to spend more time with Arni.

  5. Such a lovely service, befitting for a beautiful soul, Arni. Thinking of you Nat, Arni’s family and close friends. xx

  6. Thank you for letting me be a part of this beautiful service. I knew Arni for such a short period of time, and really wish I could have gotten to know him better. Arni is such a sad loss, he was such a beautiful person, but there is comfort knowing he is Jesus’s loving arms.

  7. Thanks for allowing us to share with you in this memorial service for Arni, we will miss him and his smile. Much love to Natalie and his family. Love Andrew and Jen

    1. A beautiful tribute to lovely Arni. We will miss you dear. You will remain in our hearts forever. Rest in peace. Love Ravi ,Bindu, Pattu, Shreya and Sachi. ❤

  8. I’m very glad I was a part of Student Life to meet Arni. He was a dear friend that I once studied with at Monash Uni. I’m greatly saddened that I won’t see him again, at least not in this life. Rest in peace.

  9. Rest in peace Anirudh. We will always miss you and love you. My condolences to Natalie, Suresh, Nutan and Apeksha. God bless you All. Beautiful service done to say Goodbye to Dear Anirudh. ❤❤

  10. It was a beautiful service with beautiful stories of Arni and how he touched the lives of many. We will continue to remember him and his infectious smile and contagious laugh.

    Much love,
    Sharoan

  11. Thank you for sharing this celebration of Arni’s life. We are thinking of you all, especially Arni’s parents and sister, and Natalie. Sending you so much love from Scotland and wishing we were there. Emily & Sean xxxx

  12. Beautiful service Natalie. Love you. God bless you. Rest in Peace Anirudh. We miss you. You always remain in our hearts. My deepest condolences to family.

  13. It was a beautiful service Natalie. Grateful that we could join with you to celebrate Arni’s life.
    A truly touching tribute. Arni impacted so many lives.
    Continuing to pray for you Natalie. That you feel God’s peace and comfort in this time.
    Much love, Hannah

  14. Rest in peace my friend. You were one of the nicest person I’ve ever met – full of passion, joy, happiness and always smiling. You will be missed. Your spirit will live forever and continue to inspire many. God bless your family and give them strength. In prayers, Hamish

  15. Dear Natalie, Felicity, Luke, Apeksha, Nutan, Andy, family & friends,

    We will all always love you eternally , Arni, remembering you for the love you gave us all. Arni, you will always be with us in spirit no matter where we are, until we meet again with our heavenly father. Arni, keep smiling down at us as we will always be able to feel your presence forever. You have always been our joy, my son, your unconditional love will shine and live on in all of us as it did during your beautiful service to celebrate your life which was so beautifully conducted by Natalie, Felicity, Luke, Apeksha, Nutan and Andy.

    God bless and my love always,
    From Kathryn (Connie) Peel

  16. Love to you Nat. What a wonderful man, a great reflection of the joy and peace of God. I will remember him for his encouragements, his enthusiasm, and his embracing of every day with kindness and generosity. Thank you for sharing with us. Love to you.

  17. Natalie, Suresh mama, Nutan aunty, Apeksha and Felicity, may your heart and soul find peace and comfort. I pray for you all to have strength in this difficult time. His wonderful and gentle soul will forever remain in my heart. He is my first sibling, my first best friend and my partner-in-crime in our childhood naughtiness. May he rest in peace!

  18. A beautiful tribute to wonderful Arni!

    Sending love and hugs to you, Natalie and family. May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences

  19. Dear Natalie, Andy, Newtan, Apeksha, Felicity, Luke and family,

    Our heartfelt sympathy to you all. We will always remember Arni’s beautiful smile and lovely nature. He was always a joy to be around and we will miss him. God bless you dear Arni. May you rest in peace.
    Love from Aunty Tina and Uncle Peter

  20. What a beautiful service. I feel so lucky to have known Arni and for the knowledge that I will meet him again one day.
    I wish I could have been there to hug and comfort all of you.
    My heart is with you.
    *watching with Miranda*

  21. Natalie, I sent a second email but not sure where it went, But this was for me a great time of remembering a quiet, caring man who was filled with a love for his family, his heavenly father and others.

  22. All my deepest love to those special to Arni. What a beautiful tribute to his life, his warmth, and his generous spirit that will live on.
    May you find peace in the quiet and comfort in the grief. Never alone, always held, and sending love from afar x
    miranda xoxo
    (watching with Jen).

  23. Such a wonderful tribute Nat to your precious Arni. You were so very brave Nat. Praying that you will continue to know God’s strong and faithful arms around you carrying you in the days ahead. What a blessing to have known both Arni and your friendship. Love you.

  24. Thank you that we were able to be present at the service for Arni. It was very special to hear all the stories about him and the service was beautiful. Our sympathy and love to Natalie and Arni’s family.

  25. Such a beautiful service and lovely memories of Arni. He was a great friend and a wonderful person. My love and prayers are with you Nat and with Arni’s family. Love, Roxy

  26. To Natelie and family, I have journeyed with you over the past and will continue to keep you in my prayers.
    We are one in Christ.
    Now and for ever. blessings This day.
    WOW. Funerals are often a time of sadness but also of memories and celebration and today was just that.
    I do remember sitting after church and talking about God.
    Arni, in deep thought would ask questions to the story. I could not always explain but enjoyed our time of journey with the Holy Spirit.
    Yes to me he was a good friend and my time sharing his and your journey will always be a part of me.
    Thank you Natelie.

  27. Remembering his wonderful and gentle soul will forever remain in our hearts. May Arni rest in peace!

    Lots of love and courage to Natalie, Andy Kaka, Mausi and Apeksha.

  28. Heart wrenching but humbling ceremony filled with compassion, love and soothing words of wisdom by the near dear for the departed and precious soul of our dear Arnie. His graceful smile was infectious indeed.

    God bless Arnie’s soul. Let us celebrate his life and good and unforgettable memories till eternity.

    With sincerest compassion from
    Uncle Arvind, Aunt Kranti, Rita and Rohan Wagle and their two children, and Rohan Varavadekar.

  29. A beautiful tribute to a truly wonderful man. All our love to Natalie and Arni’s families.
    – Sally Zou & James Devlin

  30. To Natalie & Family,
    What a lovely, generous and caring man Arni was. I’m thankful to have known him and am encouraged to spend my life being as gracious and as giving as he was.
    Juliette

  31. It was a beautiful service of rememberance and hope and a celebration of Arni’s life. Learning more about Arni leaves us with regret that our lives intersected so little.
    It is such a loss to loose a loved one so young. We hope the memories of many happy years together sustain you all in times to come.

  32. An open, engaging and inquisitive nature with a smile and laugh who grew up into a loving young man to his wife, family and friends.

    Fly high and wide Arni, well cherrish the memories of you

  33. I worked with Arni back in Sydney and he was one of the nicest person I have ever met.

    My thoughts and prayers to the family, and thanks Arni for being such a great friend.

  34. My love and deepest condolences to Natalie and Arni’s family. It was a very nice and very moving service I followed from beginning to the end. It’s so sad, my thoughts are with you Natalie.

  35. Dear Natalie and Family, It was such a beautiful funeral for such a beautiful man. All the stories and photos just reinforced the joy that Arne saw and brought to the world to share with others. He will be missed, but never forgotten.

  36. Today was such a beautiful celebration of Arni’s life. What an amazing person. It seems he has touched many lives and I wish you all my love and support as you face into the future, knowing he is watching and guiding you still from another place.

  37. Dearest Nat and family.
    We were moved by the tributes to Arni. He has touched our lives so deeply. We will always remember and cherish our time and memories together
    Nat, we are here for you forever x

  38. Dearest Nati (and Flick and Luke and Arni’s family),

    Thank you so much for making it possible for me to farewell Arni even in a time when we couldn’t all be physically present. Arni was so precious, such a delight, and so faithful. I cannot wait to see that smile again some day in the presence of the fullness of joy which we will inherit and share for eternity.

    My love and prayers go out to each of you.
    Under Aslan’s paw (a Narnia reference for you Nati)
    All my love,
    Kathi

  39. Much love to you Nat. What a wonderful man and a wonderful reflection of the joy and peace of God. I will remember his encouragements, his enthusiasm and his faithful embracing of every day. Thank you for sharing with us.

  40. I never got to meet Arni but from your photos and stories I felt I knew him. I cried through the whole funeral. My heart breaks for you Natalie. What a wonderful loving man you kne. Had to smile about the story of Flick and Arni telling you events started one hour later as I remember how you used to be about time.

  41. That was a beautiful service, fitting for such a beautiful man. I only knew him for the short time I worked with him, but he had boundless kindness and a generous spirit, and I’ll miss him. Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss.

  42. For a number of years Arni played club cricket at Cornwall with my son Michael.
    He was wonderful youth, friend and a pleasure to be around.

    He will be missed and I morn for your loss.

    Much love
    Roy Jury

  43. Sending heartfelt condolences to you Natalie and all Arni’s family.
    A beautiful farewell for the man with the beautiful smile. Xx

    1. It was a moving service for Arni recollecting vivid memories of him. Goodbye Anirudh. You will remain etched in our memory for ever. Love you. Rest in peace. Love to Nutan, Suresh, Nat and Appi. Stay strong.

  44. Rest in peace my friend. You were one of the nicest person I’ve ever met – full of passion, joy, happiness and always smiling. You will be missed. Your spirit will live forever and continue to inspire many. God bless your family and give them strength. In prayers, Hamish

  45. My heartfelt condolences to Ms Natalee most caring &beloved wife of Anirudh
    My codolencr to my sister Nutan.;Apeksha & Mr Mandy for the irreplacsble loss
    May his soul.trst in.peace

  46. Arni & I worked worked at Pacific Hydro. i must say… he was a true gentleman and awesome friend. we shared alot of good moments in life. i can recall every single day we worked and share food together. we used to have famous “Queen Kebab” almost every single day while we were at Pacific Hyro. Ohhh Arni.. you will always be in my heart and prayers mate!

  47. On behalf of the Blackburn New Hope Football club, we give honour to Arni Areyanda and thank God for this life and commitment. We pass on our sincere condolences to Natalie and Arni’s wider family and pray for God’s strength and peace surround them in these days.
    Love the people God gives you because He will need them back one day.

  48. Arni was a beautiful soul and I am so sorry that he has left. Like you Natalie, He had a smile that could light up a room and make someone feel welcome and happy. I wish you all the best, even though you must be devastated right now. My thoughts are with you and the whole family who have lost a special loved one. Love Leisel

    1. You are in our thoughts and prayers Natalie and the rest of the family.
      Glad that Arni is now at peace and at home with His Heavenly Father.
      Love Bek

  49. Arni’s photo says it all! He was such a happy and respectful person. I worked with Arni at Pacific Hydro and he was a pleasure to have in the team. My heart goes out to his family and friends. Such a loss! xx

    1. Rest in peace Anirudh. We will always miss you and love you. My love and condolences to Natalie, Nutan, suresh and Appi. God bless you all. Beautiful service done to say goodbye to Anirudh. ❤❤

  50. To Naterli and family, I have journeyed with you over the past and will continue to keep you in my prayers.
    We are one in Christ.
    Now and for ever. blessings This day.

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