Obituaries | Sunday Observer


4 October, 2020

EMILDA FERNANDO - nee ANTHONY - Loving wife of late Quintus Fernando,​ mother of Rupini,​ Anne Surangi (UK),​ Priyangi,​ Prasadini (NZ) and Sampath (Seylan Bank),​ mother-in-law of P.I.O. Fernando (Milco),​ Bernard (UK),​ Aruna,​ Pubudu (NZ) and Rochelle (BOC),​ sister of late Miliner Anthony,​ Ethel De Zoysa,​ late Stanley Anthony,​ Roland Anthony (attorney-at-law),​ late Cletus Anthony,​ late Claudius Anthony,​ Bernie Senevirathne (Canada) and Bertyl Anthony,​ passed away peacefully on 1st of October 2020. Funeral cortege will leave from 74/​17,​ Jaya Rd,​ Udahamulla,​ Nugegoda on Sunday,​ 4th October 2020 at 2.30 p.m. for St. Anne’s Church Cemetery - Catholic Section for burial.061138

GLADYS PERERA of Weerakoon Gardens Kandy - Beloved daughter of late Bernard & Maud Perera,​ loving sister of late Oliver,​ Hilda & Prosper,​ elder sister of Leslie (Australia),​ Joyce (UK),​ passed away peacefully at “Villa Maria Convent” - Chilaw on 13th September,​ 2020. Funeral took place at Borella Cemetery Crematorium on 17th September 2020,​ attended by all family members,​ nieces and nephews.060542

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 & Uttara,​ Gamini,​ Yasara and Milja,​ passed away on the 1st of September 2020. A private funeral was held according to her wishes.059726

Thambyrajah - Leslie Balasunderam (Retd. Supdt. of Audits) called to rest with Jesus. The loving husband of late Pushparanee Thambyrajah (Queenie Abraham) father of Romela Nevins,​ Abraham Jeshura Thambyrajah and Margretta Shirela Canagarajah,​ father-in-law of Antony Nevins (Chandran),​ Dheepa Thambyrajah (Amarasingham) & Jehan Canagarajah,​ loving grandfather of Abisha,​ Greshan,​ Amaran,​ Dheeran,​ Christa,​ Davina & Joshua,​ brother of late Daisy Williams,​ late Lionel Thambyrajah,​ Pathma Jeyaweerasingham,​ Noel Thambyrajah,​ Grace Ampalavanar,​ and late W.T. Rajkumar. The funeral service will be held at the Anglican Chapel at General Cemetery,​ Borella on Monday October 5th at 10.00 a.m. followed by burial in the Anglican Section.061307