Obituaries | Sunday Observer


AMERASINGHE - MRS. YORA - Wife of late Shirley Amerasinghe,​ darling mother of Ahintha & Liyanthi,​ Gerard (Dino) & Nimshi and Bahirathan (Bahi)​ loving grandmother of Ahili and Danukh. Cortege leaves 125/​32,​ Peterson Lane,​ Colombo 6 at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 16th June,​ cremation at General Cemetery,​ (New Crematorium) Kanatte at 5.00 p.m. 058663

DE SILVA - A.S.D. - Beloved husband of Mani,​ loving father of Shiromi & Jehan,​ Darshan & Varunika,​ loving grandfather of Rebekah & Chris & Lalinka,​ passed away peacefully on 3rd June 2019. The funeral was held privately according to his wishes.058405

EVELYN ROSE BARTHOLOMEUSZ - Born in Sri Lanka on 11th July,​ 1926 passed away in Adelaide,​ South Australia on 13th May,​ 2019. Aged 92 years. Beloved wife of the late Risien,​ loved mother of Chiron,​ Dylan and Delyse,​ mother-in-law of Anne-Marie,​ Kelly and Frances,​ loving grandma of Serena and Matt,​ Ramon and Kate,​ Lorenz,​ Nelson,​ Elana,​ Brandon,​ great-grandma of Jake,​ Olivia and Henry,​ sister of Beryl and the late Mary. Thank you for an eternally devoted and loving life. 332,​ South Terrace,​ Adelaide,​ South Australia 5,​000.057159

FERNANDO - LALINI HYACINTH (nee SENANAYAKE) - Dearly beloved wife of late Ainsley Melroy Felix Fernando (formerly of Department of Commerce),​ beloved mother of Hiranthi & Diyal,​ mother-in-law of John & Kithmini and dear Nanna to Jessica,​ sister of Manel,​ Mignonne,​ Sherene and late Ranee,​ Lakshmi and Lakshman Austin (Tom),​ passed away peacefully on 22nd May and cremated in accordance with family wishes. A service of thanksgiving for her life will be held at Christ Church,​ Dehiwala on Saturday 22nd June at 4.30 p.m. followed by internment of her ashes in the family grave. Cheerful colours please.058396

GODFREY - RITA - Beloved wife of late Walter Godfrey,​ loving mother of Freeda,​ Ramona & Anton,​ mother-in-law of Thavarajah,​ Ravi & Rosemarie,​ loving sister of late Mr. A.J. Thambinayagam,​ late Rev. Father Victor Rajanayagam,​ late Mr. Potpiere Rajanayagam,​ late Mrs. Helen Xavier,​ late Mrs. Grace Rajanayagam and late Mr. Aloysious Jayanayagam,​ loving grandma of Roshini,​ Vihashini,​ Keshini,​ Kevin,​ Archana,​ Ashton & Revonne,​ great-grandma of Tayshaun,​ Kieron,​ Theodore,​ Jevon & Tymek. Remains will lie at residence No. 20/​23,​ Fairfield Gardens,​ Colombo 08 from 8.00 a.m. on Sunday 16th June,​ Cortege leaves for burial at General Cemetery Borella (General Section) at 4.00 p.m. on the same day.058392

JACOB - LILY RACHEL (nee DANIELS) - “We inform with great sadness the passing away of our mother on Sunday 9th June 2019. Loving wife of late Sam,​ D. Jacob and beloved mother of late Anton and of Pat,​ Gita & Richie,​ former teacher of Christ Church - Wattegama,​ St. Lawrence - Wellawatte & St. Thomas’ College - Mt.Lavinia,​ sadly missed by her five grandchildren & one great-grandchild,​ passed away at Melville Residence and “May she attain peace in her final place of rest”. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 15th June from 9 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the parlour on Sunday 16th June at 4 p.m. for burial at Jawatte Cemetery.058407

PERERA - K. NELLI - (Wennappuwa) - Beloved wife of Dr. Antony Nicklas Fernando,​ loving mother of Rohitha Fernando (Palagature),​ Sudarshani Fonseka,​ Sangeetha Almeda (Malbourne),​ Aruni Fernando (Music Teacher) and Eranga Fernando (Melbourne),​ expired on 14th June 2019. Cortege leaves residence 670B,​ Charles William Mawatha,​ Wennapuwa at 2.00 p.m. on Sunday 16th June. Burial at St. Anne Church Palagature,​ Kochchikade. (0785117655 /​ 031-2254823).058642

SUNDARALINGAM PASUPATHY (SUNDA) - Retired Planter served at Kilani,​ Demodera,​ Delta/​Melfort,​ Middleton/​Talankande and Mahagastota Estates - Beloved husband of Thabonithi (Thabo),​ loving father of Sayanthan,​ Vathsala and Anushiya,​ expired on 31st May 2019. Cremated at Belfast,​ Northern Ireland on Thursday 6th June 2019. Inserted by Nihal de Silva,​ ex Chief Clerk Middleton/​Talankande Estate,​ Lindula.058636

BHAVANI SELLIAH - Beloved wife of late Justice Siva Selliah,​ loving mother of Dr. Siva Selliah,​ Selvi Senathirajah and Sivakami Kasilingam,​ mother-in-law of Arunthathi,​ Shyam and Arujuna,​ loving sister of Gayathri Vanniyasinkam,​ sister-in-law of Ragavan,​ precious grandmother of Lakshmi Shanthi,​ Revathi,​ Anjana and Sahana,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence 114/​5,​ Rosmead Place,​ Colombo-7 on Monday 17th June at 3 p.m. for cremation at the Hindu Section,​ Kanatte.058666