Obituaries | Sunday Observer


ALEXANDER - RITA - Beloved wife of late Andrew Alexander,​ loving mother of Nirantha,​ Rajeev and Rev. Fr. Sujeewa SJ,​ loving mother-in-law of Milani,​ sister of Therese,​ Malcolm and of late Florence and Dr. N.D.W. Lionel,​ loving sister-in-law of Granville,​ Benny and Praxide,​ passed away on 23rd February. Cortege leaves No. 37/​1,​ Averiwatta Road,​ Wattala at 3.30 p.m. on 25th Sunday for Burial at St. Anne’s Cemetery after Holy Mass at 4.00 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church,​ Wattala.024141

BONIFASS - BENEDICT GASTON - Returned to the Lord. (Retired Principal of St. Xavier’s College,​ Nuwara Eliya). Dearly beloved husband of Shirley,​ loving father of Michelle,​ Marcus and Christopher,​ father-in-law of Manoj and Nilupa,​ grandfather of Gracia,​ Josua,​ Binuke,​ Malaika,​ Kithsara and Jaydon,​ loving brother of Dian Bonifass. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Sunday 25th February at 5 p.m. Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte at 5.30 p.m. (New Crematorium).024198

PARANAVITANA - CONYTA - Music Teacher,​ formerly of Chapel Lane,​ Nugegoda,​ passed away peacefully on 23rd February. Daughter of late Reggie and Charlotte,​ sister of Thelma,​ Clarence,​ Sylvia and Shirley (all deceased). Burial took place on the same day according to her wishes.024153

PERERA -​​ CAMILLE PEARL,​​ Relict of late Dr Michael Ernest Perera,​​ former Director of Agriculture,​​ sister of late Quentin,​​ late Hyacinth,​​ late June,​​ late Shirley and of Ivy,​​ Alic and Ranjinie,​​ dearly loved mother of Shakuntala,​​ Chitrani,​​ Bernie,​​ Dushyanti and Michael,​​ mother-in-law of Dr Mahen de Alwis,​​ Dr Lalith Fernando,​​ Rohan de Silva and Leonard Tirimanna,​​ grandmother of Dr Marie,​​ Dr Natasha,​​ Mario,​​ Dr Mark,​​ Roshane,​​ Michelle and Steven,​​ great grandmother of Aria,​​ Nathan and Kylie,​​ expired. Cortege leaves “Nuwara Mal Shalawa”,​​ Hospital Road,​​ Kandy at 8.30 a.m. for Burial at St. Theresa’s Church,​​ Peradeniya at 10 a.m. on Monday,​​ 26th February. 301/​​A,​​ Gampola Road,​​ Peradeniya.023967

PERERA - PATRICIA MAUD (nee RANGALA),​ Beloved wife of late Jerry Perera,​,​ everloving mother of Nimal,​ Lalith & Placida,​ mother-in-law of Angie,​ Roshini and Udaya. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 25th February,​ burial at the General Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section),​ Borella.024203

SENEVIRATNE - MANEL - Beloved wife of late Gamini,​ loving mother of Kushlani,​ sister of late Tissa,​ late Nalin and Sarath,​ mother-in-law of Nalaka,​ grandmother of Heshani,​ Hashan and Shehan. Cortege leaves 142/​5,​ Samanala Gardens,​ off Kirimanala Mw,​ Colombo 05 at 3.15 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4 p.m. on 25th February 2018.024197