Obituaries | Sunday Observer


DE SOYZA - LESLIE - passed away on the 24th of December in Dallas, Texas at the age of 88 after a brief illness. Beloved son of the late Wijesena and Pauline De Soyza, loving husband of the late Sitha De Zoysa, loving father of Sajji Nelowet, Laki De Soyza and Lalin De Soyza, father-in-law of Heather De Soyza, grandfather of Alex Nelowet and Lucas De Soyza, brother of Yvonne Gunasekera, Elaine Hulangamuwa, late Phyllis Gunasekera, Niel De Soyza, Warren De Soyza and the late Tony De Soyza. 002819

DHARMARAJAH - VIOLET. Beloved wife of late Desmond, loving mother of Darrell, Dalrene and Russell, mother-in-law of Anita, Thirukumar and Dilshan, much loved grandmother of Dion, Katrina, Andrew, Aden, Andrea, Rachel and Serah. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour on Sunday 8th January at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery Borella at 5.00 p.m. 003590

KANAKARATNE - MRS. DAGMAR - The death occurred, of the Wife of the late Linton Kanakaratne, darling mother of Sharon (Ex-HNB), mother-in-law of Brian (HNB - Mutwal), loving grandmother of Rayantha and Amindri, beloved sister of Carl Duwearchchi and late Primrose de Silva, loving aunt of Rohan De Silva, Thilani Jayasekera, Nirmali Rodrigo and Chandha Duwearchchi (all of USA). Cortege leaves residence No. 32/1B, 4th Lane, Uyana Road, Moratuwa on Sunday 8th January, for cremation at 4.00 p.m. General Cemetery, Rawathawatte. T.P. : 011-2649243. 003555

OPATHA - NIMAL BERNADETTE - Beloved daughter of the late Durand V. Perera and Muriel Vivian Perera, loving wife of Lloyed Opatha, sister of Justin, Ajantha and the late Chandra and Hiran. Cortege leaves residence No. 176/71, Bolgoda Gardens, Galkanuwa Road, Gorakana, Moratuwa at 8 a.m. on Sunday 8th January to A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour and thereafter for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic Section) at 4 p.m. on same day. 003476

VICTOREEN - NICHOLAS (Nee SIMONS) (PAT), at rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of the late Edward, precious mother to Marco, Ramona (Galadari) and Jackie (DMS), caring mother-in-law of Clotilda, Jeffry Claessen (Queens Group) and the late Suren, amazing grandmother to Lorenzo (Mobitel), Kelvino (Saudi), Mario (, Julian (Astron), Joshua (Sunday Times), Reno (DMS) and Joel (St. Joseph’s College). Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour (Wattala) until 3.30 p.m. today (8). Funeral Service at the Borella General Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. 003554




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