Windham, NH — Shalini V. (Gogumalla) Maripuri, 49, of Windham, NH, died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 5, at her home.
Shalini was born and educated in India. She received her PhD in marketing from the University of Alabama, an MBA from Kansas State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from India. After a career in the financial services industry, Shalini raised two very successful children who are now living her core values of giving back to others and the community. Shalini was an active member and treasurer of Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church. She volunteered extensively for various organizations around the U.S. and India. She gave most of her time to volunteering in the Windham and Central Catholic school systems. She was the life of the parties, warm hearted, very generous in giving back to the community, avid reader and loved following professional sports. She was an addict of fast cars. Everyone who knew Shalini knew her for her passion for fashion, especially her high heel stiletto collection. Shalini was a devoted wife and mother and loved spending time traveling with her family. She was the glue in everything she was a part of and will be truly missed.
She is survived by her husband, Satish Maripuri of Windham, NH; her children, son, Sahil (22) and daughter, Swaitha Maripuri (20) of Windham, NH; her parents, Drs. Grecilda (Sallapudi) and Vijayachandra Gogumalla of St. Lucia; her brother, Naveen Gogumalla of Kansas City and her sister, Neelima Gogumalla of Windham, NH; and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be Friday, March 7, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church, 171 Zion Hill Road, Salem, NH. The Funeral Service will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the church. Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH, has care of the arrangements. Memorial contributions in Shalini’s name may be made to Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church, Pastor’s Discretionary Fund, 171 Zion Hill Road, Salem, NH 03079. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com.