Obituaries | Sunday Observer


ALFRED - M.R. (Retired Lake House). Beloved husband of Mrs Dhanapali Wickremanayake,​ loving father of Ishantha Pradeep,​ Chandima Kumari (HR Department - Lake House) and Arunoda Nayanajali,​ passed away on 18th January 2020. Funeral on Monday 20th January at 4.00 p.m. at Polhena Crematorium.005683

DE SILVA - MAGLIN (nee MANNIE SUDIRIKKU JAYAWICKREME) - Dearly beloved wife of late Gamage Chandrapala De Silva,​ mother of Nihal,​ Leslie,​ Sarath,​ Ruvani & Thiyaga,​ mother-in-lw of Gunatunge Girty and late Leela Gamage,​ passed away peacefully on January 16th,​ 2020 at the age of 100. Cremation to take place on January 19th,​ 2020 in Brampton,​ Ontario,​ Canada. 16,​ Sierra Peak Court,​ Brampton,​ Ontario L6R 2B3.005023

FERNANDO - ELEEN - Dearest wife of the late W.D.B.L. Mervyn Fernando,​ retired SSP,​ former First Secretary,​ Sri Lankan High Commission,​ London,​ former Additional Secretary Christian Affairs,​ beloved mother of Iroma Attanayake (UK),​ mother-in-law of Senarath Attanayake (UK),​ loving grandmother of Trinita and Tarin Attanayake (UK). Viewing at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Elvitigala Mawatha,​ Colombo 7 from 11.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. on Monday 20th January and 9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. on Tuesday 21st January 2020. Funeral service at St.Theresa’s Church,​ Thimbirigasyaya at 1.00 p.m. on Tuesday 21st January followed by burial at 2.30 p.m. at the R.C. Section,​ General Cemetery,​ Kanatta.005674

GOONETILLEKE - MIRIAM SHANTI - Beloved wife of Mahinda Dharmasena (retired MSW Municipality,​ Kurunegala),​ dearly beloved brother Nihal (UK),​ sister Sriyani Makalanda and late sister Florence Ehelamalpe,​ Laurinda Goonetilleke,​ late brother Durand,​ Merril,​ Derrick,​ Ranjith. Remains lie at 127A,​ 3/​1,​ D.S. Senanayake Veediya,​ Kandy. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 20 January 2020 at 3 p.m. Funeral service at the Chapel of Mahaiyawa Cemetery,​ Kandy (Anglican Section).005681

JAYASINGHE - ROHAN FRANCIS - Dearest son of late Michael and late Joycy Jayasinghe,​ dearly beloved husband of Kumari (Gayathri),​ darling father of Aroshie (Gateway) and Sachinthana,​ father-in-law of Hasara (Canada),​ brother of late Ignatius,​ son-in-law of late H.D.A. Gunasekera and of Kamala Gunasekera,​ brother-in-law of Samiddha (Australia),​ passed away. Remains lie at No. 78,​ Old Road,​ Nawala. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 19th January at 2.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 3.00 p.m. (Old Crematorium).005496

PEIRIS - MAJOR MALCOLM REGINALD CHRISTOPHER - Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Devoted son of late Matthias and late Rosie (Enid) Peiris; much loved husband of Yolande,​ precious father of Sonali and Muaazi Thahir,​ Amali and Jeremy David and Minoli and Praki Perera,​ darling seeya of Jehaan & Rushda,​ Shehaan,​ Sereta,​ Diresh,​ Niranga and Amanthi,​ beloved brother of Dr. Rosemarie (Marie) Nalliah and brother-in-law of Dr. Stanley Nalliah. Cortege leaves residence 16/​2,​ Charlemont Road,​ Colombo 6,​ at 2.45 p.m. on Sunday,​ 19th January,​ for service at the Chapel of Transfiguration,​ S. Thomas’ College,​ Mt. Lavinia at 3.30 p.m. and cremation thereafter at 5.00 p.m. at Galkissa Crematorium,​ Mount Lavinia.005657

PERERA - EVANGELINE (EVA) - Called to Rest with the Lord on 16th January 2020. Beloved wife of late Rev. Canon Bernard Perera,​ loving mother of Ruth Rodrigo (Australia - Melbourne) and Naomi Perera,​ mother-in-law of Niranjan Rodrigo (Aitken Spence Travels) and Adrian Pereira,​ loving grandmother of Maneesha Rodrigo and Natasha Rodrigo,​ sister of Sakunthala David (UK),​ late Anton Guruswamy,​ Indira Vijekanthan and late Dhuga Guruswamy. Remains will lie at “The Restpect” Funeral Parlour on Saturday 18th January 2020 from 8.30 a.m. - 10.00 p.m. and on Sunday 19th January 2020 from 8.30 a.m. Cortege will leave the funeral parlour at 2.45 p.m. on Sunday for Service and burial at St. Matthew’s Church,​ Thalangama,​ Battaramulla at 3.30 p.m.005566