Obituaries | Sunday Observer


ALVARES - CLAUDE - Husband of Wimala (nee Motha),​ beloved father of Chrishan (Australia),​ father-in-law of Sandrine,​ loving grandfather of Joshua and Kyle,​ dearly beloved son of late Mr & Mrs J.G. Alvares. Viewing from 9.30 a.m. on Sunday the 9th June. Remains lie at “The Restpect Home” by Jayaratne’s,​ Borella. Cortege leaves parlour at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatta (RC Section).055745

DE COSTA - Mr. AMITHA - 70,​ former national cricketer and retired Senior Executive of Ceylon Tobacco Company and old boy of Thurstan College,​ Colombo 7,​ son of late Mr & Mrs Simon De Costa and loving husband of Nirmala,​ loving father of son of Dhanuj Nirmal,​ Vice President of Informatics and daughter of Tara De Costa,​ Ernst & Young,​ expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Respect Home on Sunday 9th June and burial on Monday 10th June at 4.00 p.m.055972

FERNANDO - HEMASIRI (Retired Central Bank),​ ex Sri Lanka Air Force and old Richmondite). Dearly beloved husband of Premalatha,​ loving father of Aurasa and Asha Priyama and Charles,​ Prasangi and Roshan,​ precious grandfather of Aundria,​ Chavin,​ Privith,​ Rameth,​ Prasheth and Rosheth,​ expired. Cortege will leave residence at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 10th June for the funeral service at the Methodist Church,​ Moratumulla and thereafter for the burial at the Methodist Church,​ Moratmulla Cemetery. 48,​ Lower Indibedda Road,​ Moratumulla East,​ Moratuwa.055941

WIJAYASINGHE - Mrs. SRIYA - Piliyandala. Wife of late Mr Gamini Wijayasinghe (former Senior Assistant Secretary to the President),​ mother of late Waruna Nishantha and Amal Tharanga,​ mother-in-law of Yasanthi Samararatne (Bodyline),​ grandmother of Thareesh (Isipathana),​ Arya (Visakha),​ passed away. Remains lie at 131/​3A,​ Kottawa Road,​ Mavittara,​ Piliyandala. Cremation on Monday 10th June at 3.00 p.m. at Dole Kanatta Cemetery,​ Mavittara,​ Piliyandala.055970