Obituaries | Sunday Observer


18 July, 2021

FERNANDO - HENNEDIGE JULIE ELIZABETH 25.7.1926 - 12.7.2021. Loving wife of Alvin (G.A.) (dec). Dedicated mother of Nilanthi (dec),​ Sriyani,​ Priyangani,​ Dewantha,​ Preethika & Anushan,​ mother-in-law of Sunil (dec),​ Gamini,​ Lakshman & Niran,​ cherished by grandchildren Shalindra & Ameeta,​ Sumudu & Gareth,​ Surani,​ Ashan & Tina,​ Shiranga & Sabrina,​ Priyan & Erin,​ Nilisha & Erick and Dilini,​ great grandchildren Annabella,​ Kiyomi,​ Alexis,​ Anwen,​ Carter,​ Juliette & Cooper. Her love for Jesus was steadfast. Her faith,​ joy and generosity were an inspiration to all who knew her. She is with her Lord and Saviour,​ rejoicing with those who went before her. A private funeral service for Julie will be held due to Covid restrictions on 20/​7/​2021,​ to be followed by a private burial at Rookwood General Cemetery,​ Sydney,​ Australia.045163

HASEENA ANVER - Beloved wife of late A.M. Anver,​ (Attorney-at-Law),​ Brownshill,​ Matara. Daughter of late Seyyed Mehdi Hussain and Rukaya Bee,​ Alwis Place,​ Colombo 03. Loving mother of Akther Faizoona Najimudeen Hamid,​ Safdar,​ Sharwar and late Musharraff. Janaza took place on 11 July 2021 at Osanagoda Burial Ground. The family wishes to thank all those who attended the Janaza and assisted in numerous ways. No.09,​ Mosque Road,​ Kandawatte,​ Galle. Safdar: 0768781390.044415

PERERA - K.B. ANTONETTE SURANGANI Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of the late Dr Stanley Perera,​ mother of the late Gemunu,​ Dr Maithri and Nilmini,​ mother-in-law of Valli,​ Dr Ruwan Peiris,​ Dr Madurika,​ grandmother of Natali,​ Katie,​ Nick,​ Praveen,​ Sudheera,​ Chinthaka,​ Mithraka and Lawrance,​ daughter of the late Mr and Mrs K.B.L. Perera,​ sister of the late Tiberitius and the late Felix,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence No.165,​ Palliyawatta Road,​ Hendala,​ Wattala on Sunday 18th July 2021 at 4 p.m. for burial at Madampitiya Cemetery at 5 p.m.045350

REBERA - DR BASIL (Retired World Bible Societies) It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing away of Dr Basil Rebera (Chappy),​ beloved husband of Ranjini nee Wickremaratne and loving father of Avinash and Dilhani (Australia),​ son of the late Alan and Felicia,​ loving brother of Audrey,​ Marcia,​ Maglin and Nissanka,​ brother-in-law of Ranjit Seneviratne and Sharmini Gamage. Cremation Canberra Australia.044501

SAMUEL - PAULINE PAKIANESAM (95 years). At rest with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Daughter of the late Dr H.C. and Annam Samuel (nee Thamotheram),​ sister of Dr Rasa Samuel,​ George Samuel,​ Mildred Cooke,​ Julius Samuel,​ Arulnesam Samuel,​ Mabel Samuel,​ Victor Samuel and Ellen Samuel (all deceased). Funeral on Sunday 18th July at 10 am at the General Christian Section,​ Kanatte,​ Borella.045351