Obituaries | Sunday Observer


BOTEJUE - W. PETER MALCOLM (UK) - Laid to rest in the Arms of Jesus on 22nd January 2019. He leaves behind his wife J.C.,​ and two daughters,​ sisters Charmien,​ Fidelene Chandrani & brother Ranjith,​ sisters-in-law Irene,​ Janthika and Kamini. Funeral service took place in London on 22nd February 2019. 25,​ Kalyani Lane,​ Wattala.020972

DOWNALL - ANTHONY BEAUCHAMP (TONY) - Loving husband of Cherryl,​ beloved father of Andre and Sonella,​ brother of late Helena Armstrong and Maureen,​ father-in-law of Prashine,​ beloved grandfather of Anishal and Chevaan,​ passed away peacefully. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 23rd until Sunday 24th February. Thereafter,​ burial on Monday 25th February at 11.00 a.m. at the Mahaiyawa Cemetery (Catholic Section),​ Kandy.020973

FARIHA HIBISHE - The death is announced of SITHY FARIHA HIBISHE - Beloved daughter of Marhoom Muhsin Sheriff and Marhooma Thowfeeka Umma,​ beloved wife of Marhoom Hibishe,​ daughter-in-law of Marhoom A.H.M. Zain and Marhooma Sithy Rifathul Khaira,​ beloved sister of Marhooms Vajee,​ Hussain,​ Fassy,​ Marhoomas Sithy Fakheeha,​ Nicklifa,​ Noor Jenna,​ Ain and mother of Nasrin and Faznain,​ mother-in-law of Fazal and Shafeena,​ grandmother of Hafsa,​ Fahir,​ Ameen,​ Abdul Rahman,​ Ayesha and Aahil,​ great-grandmother of Aalia. Janaza took place on 15th February 2019 at Grand Mosque,​ Dehiwala.020870

KANDAIYA - MAHESAN ANTHONY (Tony), President of Partners in Micro-development (, retired IBM Sri Lanka and Australia, son of late A.K. Kandaiya and late Mary Kandaiya of No.18/3, Weerakoon Gardens, Kandy, loving partner of Donna Vaughan, brother of late Esther Supramaniam, Therese Sathananthan, Rita Paulraj, Christopher Kandaiya, Dr. Bernard Kandiah, brother-in-law of K. Supramaniam, late G.G. Sathananthan, late Roy Paulraj, Kamala Kandaiya and Ranjini Kandiah, passed away in Sydney (Australia) on the 19th of January 2019. Cremation took place in Sydney on the 23rd of January 2019, followed by memorial service on 26th January, 2019.019552

OPATHA - MARCELLINE COLIN - Interment of ashes took place on Saturday,​ February 23rd 2019 at Holy Emmanuel Church Burial Ground,​ Idama,​ Moratuwa. Pauline,​ Kshiara,​ Santushi and Keshla. No. 19,​ Lionel Edirisinghe Mawatha,​ Kirillapone,​ Colombo 5.020400

SARIFFODEEN - SILTA - Beloved wife of late B.R. Sariffodeen,​ beloved mummy of Sriyani,​ Ronnie and Rushana,​ loving mother-in-law of Jamaldeen Borham (Tony),​ Eugenie and Gamini Perera,​ darling grandmother of Maneshka and Shanika,​ passed away on February 22,​ 2019. Final rites will take place on Sunday,​ February 24 at 4.00 p.m. at the Udahamulla General Cemetery. 77/​14,​ Mendis Place,​ Gangodawila,​ Nugegoda.020979

WICKRAMASINGHE - MALKANTHI (nee FERNANDO) - Beloved wife of late Nanda,​ loving mother of Tilan,​ mother-in-law of Kumerini and grandmother of Tihan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour on Sunday 24th February 2019 at 4 p.m. for cremation at 4.30 p.m. at General Cemetery Borella.020970

YATAWARA - NANDA - Beloved wife of Jothi, loving mother of Viraj, Lakshana, Uditha and Dilani, loving mother-in-law of Celia, Anuruddha, Amali and Niroshan, loving grandmother of Ronnie, Anika, Teruni, Amandi, Amaya and Aneesha. Cremation will take place at Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 3.30pm on Sunday the 24th of February, 2019. No. 41, Nagaha Ella Road, Mawilmada, Kandy.019784

TUCKER - FORTUNE (nee DE ZILVA) - Dearly beloved wife of the late Maxwell (Eggie),​ precious mom of Sally,​ Cindy,​ Sandrene (Greece),​ Sonya and the late Simonne,​ much loved sister of Bunno (Aus),​ Russell and late Maxi and Vernon (UK),​ loving sister-in-law of Dorathy,​ Loraine,​ Marlene,​ Shiela and the late Valerie,​ Ryan and Maurice,​ beloved mother-in-law of Robin,​ George and the late Pantelis (Greece),​ Sweetest Nana of the late Tanya,​ Michael,​ Ryan,​ George,​ Jonathan,​ Stavros,​ Patrick,​ Simerene,​ Gavin and Jason,​ cherished great-grandma of Shauna,​ Roman,​ Jayke,​ Abigail and Ryan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour on Tuesday,​ 26th February,​ 2019 at 5 p.m. for burial at the General Cemetery (RC Section),​ Borella.020994