Obituaries | Sunday Observer


ABEYSEKERA - S.P.P. (Former Head of Security of the Government Supplies Department). Beloved husband of Soma Abeysekera,​ loving father of Mendaka Abeysekera (USA),​ Prasanka Kosala Abeysekera (New Zealand),​ loving father-in-law of Mauli Aruggoda (USA),​ Mahimi Fernando (New Zealand),​ beloved grandfather of Bineth,​ Thedin and Sadin,​ passed away on the 18th of July 2019. Funeral will take place on Sunday the 21st of July at the Godigamuwa Public Cemetery,​ Maharagama. Cortege will leave residence at 5.00 p.m. No. 30/​5,​ Yahampath Mawatha,​ Maharagama.070909

BENJAMIN - STANLEY - Son of Benjamin and Sugirtham Selvanayagam,​ brother of late Honey,​ Trixie and Kingsley,​ brother-in-law of late Palasuntharam and of Jayanthi,​ uncle of Radhika and Anjana. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Sunday 21st July from 11 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 2.30 p.m. after service for cremation at General Cemetery Borella (Old Crematorium) at 3 p.m.071639

FERNANDO - SUSIMA - Dearly beloved wife of the late Ossie,​ loving mother of Shani and the late Nihal Ellawala,​ Prasanna and Dinali,​ sister of the late Sirima Mendis,​ Dr. N.T. Wijesooriya,​ Nimala Wijesooriya and the late Trixie Mendis. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia on 21st July 2019 at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Mt.Lavinia.071623

HETTIARACHCHY - KUSUMA INDRANI (nee SENARATNE) - Beloved wife of Asoka Laxman,​ loving mother of Yasas,​ loving sister of late Lal and Sisira. Cortege leaves residence 14/​3,​ Laxapathiya Road,​ Moratuwa on 21st of July at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Rawathawatte Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.071617

ISMAIL - HAJIANI HALIMATHUR RAHMA - Beloved wife of late Mohamed Ismail (Retd Director,​ Tudawe Brothers),​ daughter of late Zaid Abdul Cader and late Nafeesa Cader fo Kandy,​ loving mother of Jemilah Zainudeen,​ Dr. Hilmy Ismail (Australia) and Dr. Munira Ismail Ahmed (USA),​ mother-in-law of Dr. Ameer Zainudeen (Fmr. Member,​ HRCSL) and Dilshad Ahmed (USA),​ sister of late Sithy Fathima Shareef,​ late Mohamed Siddique (Kandy),​ late Ummu Habiba Ghouse and Hidaya Jameel,​ sister-in-law of late Mohamed Ibrahim (Kandy),​ late (Justice) Mohamed Jameel,​ late Mansoor Ghouse,​ Ummu Relaya Nalim,​ late A.R.M. Shareef (Kandy),​ late Mr. M.L. Nalim and Naima Siddique,​ loving grandmother of Mariam,​ Ayesha,​ Hafeezah,​ Nafisa,​ Tahani and Zahra and great-grandmother of Zayan,​ Yameena,​ Zahra,​ Zayn,​ Aleena and Ziden. Janaza was held on Saturday,​ 13.07.19 at the Dehiwala Jummah Mosque Burial Ground. 17/​8,​ Dutugemunu Street,​ Pamankade,​ Colombo-6.070954

SENEVIRATNE - MARIE - Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved daughter of late Mudaliar Clement & Mary De Alwis,​ beloved wife of late Swinton,​ loving mother of Ranjini & Mohan (E.B. Creasy),​ mother-in-law of Errol & Nandani,​ grandmother of Chinthana and Dinukshi,​ Niroshini and Rukshan,​ Dr. Niranjali & Dayantha. Cortege leaves residecne No. 364/​1,​ Jinasena Mawatha,​ Mahara,​ Kadawatha at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 21st July for burial at the General Cemetery,​ Borella (General Christian Section) at 4.30 p.m.071638