Obituaries | Sunday Observer


23 January, 2022

DE ALWIS - Mrs. CELINE. Dearly beloved wife of the late Justice Tudor De Alwis,​ adoring and precious mother of Visvajit and the late Shanez,​ much loved mother-in-law of Patricia and Chrisantha,​ passionately fond grandmother of Lasitha,​ Danushka and Vimukthi. Cortege will leave residence 97 B,​ Anderson Road,​ Dehiwela at 3.45 p.m. on Tuesday 25th January for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5 p.m. after a short service at the cemetery Chapel. There will also be a religious service at the residence prior to departure.005479

DE MEL - RANJITH NIHAL (Ex. Air Lanka/​Expo Lanka),​ passed away peacefully. Beloved husband of Shirani (Ex. UNDP),​ dearly loved father of Sanjeeva & Shenal,​ father-in-law of Kalum & Mallika,​ precious grandfather of Shenuk & Shenaya,​ son of late Calvin & Irene de Mel,​ son-in-law of late Willie & Esme Fernando. The burial took place on 18th January 2022 at St. Peter’s Church,​ Koralawella,​ Moratuwa. The family wishes to thank all those who attended the funeral,​ sent messages of condolence and assisted in numerous ways during this time. 3,​ Francisco Place,​ Moratuwa.004631

PERERA - PANAWALAGE ANTHONY GORDON KINGSLEY. At rest with Jesus. Beloved son of late Mr & Mrs P.A. Perera of Kotahena,​ loving brother of late Clinton,​ Annette,​ late Tyrell (Canada),​ Dr. Hugh,​ Dr. Alfred (U.K.),​ Bertha,​ Basil,​ late Rita,​ late Collette,​ Frances and Maureen,​ brother-in-law of Amara (Canada),​ Prema,​ Manel (U.K.),​ late Joy,​ Marie and late Claude. Due to Covid restrictions,​ a private funeral was held on the 22nd of January 2022 at General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section),​ Borella.005621

PINTO - CELINE (Cooperative Development Dept.). Beloved wife of late Andrew Pinto (Local Government Service),​ loving mother of Jude,​ mother-in-law of Chandrika (Teacher,​ De Mazenod College),​ beloved grandmother of Jehan and Criston (Students,​ De Mazenod College),​ loving sister of Nimal (Noritake),​ Sweenie (UK),​ Manel,​ Sunil and Sydney Rohan (Melbourne,​ Australia),​ sister-in-law of Rohini,​ Chrishanthi and Shiranthi,​ late K.C.A. Gunasekera and Anthony Wisidagama. Cortege leaves residence No. 36,​ Kaluwelgoda,​ Makivita,​ Ja-Ela at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 23rd January for burial at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour,​ Madelgamuwa Burial Ground.005622

SATKUNANATHAN - PARAMESWARI. Dearly beloved widow of CHELLIAH SATKUNANATHAN - SM Harvard,​ Retired Government Analyst and retired Founder Director of International Register of Potentially Toxic Chemicals (IRPTC) Agency of United Nations Environment Programme - Nairobi/​Geneva,​ expired on 20th January 2022 and was cremated on 21st January 2022 according to her wishes. Friends and relations please accept this intimation. Ananthi - 0112573536.005620