We are extremely sorry to inform you that senior journalist and Mumbai Press Club member, Mani D’Mello, passed away this morning at Holy Family Hospital, Bandra, following a prolonged illness.
D’Mello aged 54 years, a seasoned crime reporter, worked in various capacities in several newspapers such as Mid-Day, Free Press Journal (FPJ), Times of India and television news channels. During his tenure at FPJ, Mani mentored many reporters who still considered him as their guide.
He will be laid to rest on Thursday. Funeral procession will start at 4.30 pm from his residence — Carters Apts, Sherly Rajan Road, Bandra West.
Mass will be at 5.00 pm at St Anne’s Church, Pali Hill, Bandra West followed by burial at St Andrews Church, Hill Rd, Bandra (West).
Our heart goes out to his family and may they have the strength to bear this huge loss.
Mumbai Press Club