Obituaries | Sunday Observer


AL HAJ M.M.M. Iflal of Weligama,​ former Lecturer at University of Peradeniya and Jamiah Naleemiah Institute Beruwala and Proprietor at Fuji Electronics (Galle,​ Colombo),​ passed away peacefully on 12th June 2017 (17-Ramadhan-1438). Innalillahi WaInna Ileii Rajioon. He leaves behind his beloved wife Zareena (Crescent Nursery,​ Weligama),​ his children Shameema,​ Shabil,​ Shumail and Shaham (Fuji Electronics) and Shanaz; his son-in-law Murshid and daughter-in-law Afrah and Haazima. He was the beloved son of Fathima Noor and M.M.M. Mohammed; loving brother of late Faarida,​ late Iqbal,​ Warda,​ Ismath,​ Firdous,​ Nuzhath and Nushath (Dubai) and the loving brother-in-law of Iqbal and late Ifham. May Allah (SWT) forgive him all his sins and grant him the highest of Jannah. (267/2,​ Main Street,​ Weligama).074132

DE ALWIS - SWARNAKANTHI FLORENCE (Nee DE SILVA PANDITHARATNE). Wife of late Bonnie De Alwis (Retired CAS),​ loving mother of Rohan (USA),​ Nilanthi (Retired Commercial Bank),​ Shamini (SLSI) and Dr. Shalini (UK),​ father-in-law of Helen (USA),​ late Ananda and Sujeewa (UK). Cortege leaves residence No. 342/​17,​ School Lane,​ Kalapaluwawa,​ Rajagiriya on Sunday 18th at 1.00 p.m. for cremation at 2.00 p.m. General Cemetery,​ Borella.074508

HAJIANI SITHY HALEEMA DAHMAN - Beloved wife of late M.Y.H.M. Dahman (Agent Insurance Corp.). Beloved daughter of late Al-Haj Shaheed and Fathima Zohara Shaheed,​ daughter-in-law of late Al-Haj Yusoof and Noor Naliya Yusoof,​ mother of M.D. Aroos,​ Nulufa (London),​ late M.D. Nassir,​ Zuhry,​ Zulfika and M.D. Ifthicar (Janashakthi Inc.),​ mother-in-law of Ajmal (London),​ Zuhair,​ late A.R.K.Zaman,​ Malika and Fareena,​ sister of late Rahumatul Makeena,​ late Sithy Khadja,​ late Abullah,​ late Fayasdeen,​ and Fazul Rahman ,​ passed away on 12th June 2017. (Hijiri 1438 Ramalan 17). Janaza took place at 3.30 p.m. the same day at Maligawatte Muslim Burial Ground. No. 47,​ Vijaya Road,​ Kolonnawa.072468

MENDIS - RAVINDRA CHIRASRI (RC/​​Ravi) peacefully at Rest with the Lord. Beloved son of late Clement and Rene,​​ devoted husband of Nilanthi,​​ precious father of Reshani,​​ dear father-in-law of Savindra,​​ much adored Seeya of Savannah,​​ loving brother of Anoja and Charmalika. Cortege leaves residence 34A,​​ Wickramaratna Avenue,​​ Kohuwala at 2.00 p.m. on Sunday 18th June for Service at Holy Trinity Church,​​ Wellawatte at 2.30 p.m. and thereafter burial at 3.45 p.m. at Christ Church Dehiwala Burial Ground.074668

NAVARATHINAM - (Ret. Regional Administration Officer – Postal and Mascons (PVT) Ltd ),​​ Husband of Mageshwari,​​ of Mattakkuliya No 65/​​212,​​ National Housing Scheme Crow Island,​​ Son of Late Kandiah Sabaratnam and Late Anamah of Kokkuvil East,​ son in Law of Late Mr & Mrs Pooviah of Kanderodi​ and Father of Kirisha (Australia) and Bavananthan (Lake – House),​​ father-in-law of Udayakumaran (Australia) and Selvini,​​ Grandfather of Judisan (Australia),​​ Lushmi (Australia),​​ Samithra (Mascons (PVT) Ltd.),​​ Thevaharshana (H.L.C Colombo -6) and brother of late Pancharatnam,​​ Late Nagulasingaratnam,​​ Wijayaratnam of (Boston - U S A),​ brother-in-law of late Kamalawathy,​​ late Kunawathy and Rajagopal (Montreal Canada),​ passed away peacefully on Friday Sixteenth (16.06.2017) at 8.30 A.M. Funeral will take place on Sunday Eighteenth (18.06.2017) at Mahinda Florist Galkissa. Funeral rites starts at 10.00 a.m. and cremation will take place at Galkissa Cemetery at 2 p.m.074680

PARAMANATHAN - ALOMA (Ex. Bank of Ceylon). Beloved wife of B.E. Paramanathan (Param) (Ex Insurance Corporation /​Janashakthi Insurance & Vanik Insurance Brokers),​ expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 4.30 p.m. on Monday 19th June for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5.00 p.m. 69,​ Nelumpura Road,​ Nelumpura,​ Ratmalana.074816

RATNAYAKE - WIJANTHA EWART - (Formerly of Albert Edirisinghe Opticians). Adored husband of Swinitha (nee Munasinghe) retired State Timber Corporation,​​ dearly beloved father of Swijan (Australia) & Eshan (Bangladesh),​​ loved father-in-law of Gayani (Australia) and Suneetha,​​ darling grandfather of Wishwantha & Yonal (Australia),​​ Bhawanthi,​​ Savinthi & Esanda,​​ son and son-in-law of late William & Irene Ratnayake and late Lawrence & Mallika Munasinghe,​​ brother-in-law of Kumar & Padma,​​ Rohitha & Champika (U.S.A.),​​ late Nalin and of Nelum,​​ Dushantha & Lalani,​​ Keerthie & Chamani,​​ Nandana & Beeta,​​ late Saliya & of Kumidini,​​ Vasundera & Nandana,​​ Laksiri & Sandya,​​ Asoka & Chandima. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on Sunday the 18th June for Service at St. Mary & John Nugegoda and thereafter for Cremation at Udahamulla Cemetery at 5 p.m. 3/​​9,​​ Station 1st Lane,​​ Udahamulla,​​ Nugegoda.074670

WIJEYESINGHE - DAPHNE HYACINTH OPHELIA - Entered heavenly abode on 31-05-2017,​ aged 89 yrs. Dearly loved wife of late Dr. Harold Yahapth Wijeyesinghe (Auckland,​ New Zealand),​ loved daughter of late Mudaliyar William Wickremasinghe Jayasekera (Ratnapura) & Stella Ethel Jayasekera (Australia),​ sister of late John Brightius Jayasekera (UK),​ late Ethelinda Jayasekera (Australia),​ Trixie Jayaweerea (UK),​ Ashley Jayasekera (USA) & late Nihal Jayasekera,​ beloved and treasured mother of Omela,​ Gihan,​ Mirani,​ Varuni & Sakthy and loved mother-in-law of Pieter,​ Stephen & Alan,​ deeply loved grandmother of Ashan,​ Shanika & Kushali Tuinder,​ Aidan & Ayesha Downes and Rohan & Anishka Sherlock. You were a wonderful mother & teacher. You leave an unfillable void in our lives. Your memory will be treasured forever in our hearts. Funeral held Saturday 3.6.2017,​ Auckland,​ N.Z. Tributes in memory of Daphne Wijeyesinghe,​ in the form of donations to Children’s charity. ‘Symphony for A Child’,​ C/​o Mrs. Sirima Jayasekera,​ Apt. 5/​6 Good Hope Residencies,​ 37,​ Sagara Road,​ Colombo 4,​ Sri Lanka. Tel: +64 2040 262592.071660





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