Obituaries | Sunday Observer


27 September, 2020

ABEYARATNE - MR CYRIL FRANK - Formerly at People’s Bank,​ son of late Cyril & Esther,​ beloved husband of Winitha,​ loving father of Iresha (Aus),​ Primali (Aus) and Deepal,​ grandfather of Ranmali & Piotr Lorenc,​ Shavin,​ Inoshi and Thilina,​ great grandfather of baby Logan,​ father-in-law of Chandana Madakumbura,​ brother of late John,​ Edith,​ Greeta,​ Donald & Oliver taken to Lord on 26 Sep 2020. The remains lie at residence from Sunday 27th Sept 2020 at 25/​15 Laxapathiya Road,​ Rawatawatte,​ Moratuwa - Leaves residence on Monday 28th September at 3.00 p.m. for service at Holy Emmanuel Church Moratuwa followed by burial at 4 p.m.058937

BERNADETTE - EMELDA (BERNIE) JOSEPH (Retired Teacher - Holy Family Convent,​ Bambalapitiya) passed away in France on 22nd September instant - Beloved wife of late Anthonnipillai Joseph (Retired - Dept. of Labour) loving mother of late Anjelo,​ mother-in-law of Kusala (UK),​ grandmother of Francesca (UK),​ daughter of late Mr & Mrs. Simon Ariyanayagam,​ loving sister of late Lawrence,​ Victorine (Canada),​ Antoinette Joseph (Retired Teacher - Holy Family Convent,​ Bambalapitiya),​ Jacintha,​ Helen,​ late Elmo,​ late Carmelita,​ Concy (Canada),​ Sherrine (Suvi - Germany),​ Subashini (Subo - France) sister-in-law of Mary (UK),​ Suren (Canada),​ Joseph,​ Rajasekeran,​ Rani (France),​ Gunadasa (Canada),​ Pearl (Germany) Yogan (France),​ late Emmanuel,​ late Ponmani. Funeral service will be held in France on Tuesday 29th September at 3 p.m. (France Time). Informant: Christina Subashini Packiyanathar (France),​ Land Line: 0033143338695,​ Mobile: 0033651492231,​ Antoinette Joseph - Land Line: 0114710205,​ 0777333529.058285

ILANGAKOON - PATHMA ELIKEWALA - Beloved wife of late Lyn Ilangakoon,​ mother of Anoma,​ Cyraine and Michael,​ mother-in-law of Indra Obeyesekere,​ Perttu Laakso and Shivanee,​ grandmother of Deshan,​ Gamini,​ Yasara and Milja,​ passed away on the 1st of September 2020. A private funeral was held according to her wishes.057593

WIJERATNE - MERVYN (Former Director CISIR and Chairman Tyre Corporation) - Beloved husband of late Malinie Wijeratne,​ father of Tamara,​ Anura and Lalith,​ father-in-law of Ian,​ Janaki and Samudra,​ grandfather of Philip,​ Peter,​ Thilan,​ Roshelle and Amal,​ loving brother of late Neville,​ late Vernon,​ late Herbert,​ late Sirima,​ Susima,​ Padma and Nalinie. Cortege leaves residence 35,​ Inner Fairline Road,​ Dehiwala at 1.00 p.m. on Sudany Sep 27th,​ 2020 for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Mt. Lavinia at 2.00 p.m.058935

MACKIE - ZACKIYA FIROUZE with deepest sorrow,​ the family announces the passing away of Zackiya Firouze Mackie,​ on the 23rd of September,​ 2020. “Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Raajioon!” Loving daughter of the late Mr & Mrs Buhary,​ ever-loving wife of Mr. M.H.M. Samsudeen Mackie,​ adoring mother of Mizli and Fazrin,​ beloved mother-in-law of Fahim Gaffoor and Fikri Fauz,​ grandmother of Ilma,​ Aaqil and Maryam,​ grandmother-in-law Omar Alif,​ great-grandmother of Abdullah and Sakeenah,​ daughter-in-law of the late Mr. & Mrs. Samsudeen Hameed,​ beloved sister of Rameez,​ Zamer,​ Zareefa,​ Ziyanul Fouz,​ Fareeza and Zeeniya,​ much loved sister-in-law of the late Rally,​ late Hussein,​ late Kaleel,​ late Azeeza,​ Raleena,​ late Sahila,​ late Khairunnisa,​ late Raliyatulbadriya,​ late Alavi-Anis,​ late Safwan Arif,​ late Ifthikhar,​ Wazeer,​ Wahab,​ Nazli,​ Nazeera and Shihab. Janaza rituals were performed after Maghreb,​ at the Dehiwala Grand Jummah Masjid,​ on the 23rd of September 2020. The family deeply appreciates the love,​ prayers and support extended to them during the period of grief. 3,​ Arethusa Lane,​ Colombo 06.058939