Obituaries | Sunday Observer


27 November, 2022

DE SILVA - D.A.D. GAMINI - (Ex- SLT/ Etisalat (Sharjah) / Mobitel) passed away. Beloved husband of Shanthi (Née Viswakula). Darling father of Jeevan (Axiata Digital Labs) and Mevan (Aus). Father-in-law of Asiri (Airtel) and Sheryl (Aus). Loving grandfather of Shenul. Brother of late Lionel, late Amitha, Anula and Mahinda. Brother-in-law of Vijitha, Swarna, Bandula and Miyuri. Cortège leaves “Restpect” by Jayaratne at 4pm for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella on Monday 28th November, 4.30 pm. Viewing from Sunday 27th November 8.30 am till 10.00 pm 0127112022

FERNANDO - AMAL - Florida USA,​ formerly Manager,​ Horana & Asst. Manager - Maskeliya Plantations. Beloved husband of Shanika Abeysekera (FL USA),​ beloved father of Anushka (FL USA),​ son of Sheela & late Lancelot Fernando,​ brother of Ranmali,​ Dilini,​ Ravi,​ Malindra and Lakshmindra,​ brother-in-Law of Geethani,​ Marie (USA),​ Dilani (USA),​ Mohani,​ Rusiri,​ Lisa-Suneeda,​ Ray (USA),​ Maj Gen Shiran,​ Percy (USA),​ Tiran and Devkumar. Funeral will be held on 03 Dec 2022 in Orl - FL,​ USA.072886

FERNANDO - RIENZIE - Dearly beloved husband of the late Nandani,​ loving father of Lasanthi & Nalin,​ father-in-law of Dilini,​ adored grandfather of Nethushi & Dinaya,​ brother of the late Claris,​ Basil,​ Dr Neville,​ Shelton and of Denzil,​ Daphne & Sujith,​ brother-in-law of the late Soloman,​ Rathna,​ Beatrice,​ Upali and of Swarna,​ Supriya & Olga. A private funeral was held on Saturday 26th November 2022. 142,​ Karunathilake Mawatha,​ Thalangama North,​ Battaramulla.072869

PALLEWELA - Dr. CONNIE (née Goonewardena) - Loving wife of late Dr. Cyril Pallewela,​ passed away peacefully at her residence on the 9th of November 2022 at the age of 93. A private funeral was held on the 10th of November according to her wishes. Her family wishes to thank the Venerable Maha Sangha,​ close friends and relatives for their support and participation in the Bana ceremony and offering of alms which were held on the 15th and 16th of November 2022 respectively. May her journey through Samsara be pure and short from the innumerable meritorious deeds initiated by her over the decades!072779

WANIGARATNE - RENUKE - With great sadness the death is announced of RENUKE WANIGARATNE,​ Chief Internal Auditor,​ Ministry of Education (Formerly at Department of Registration of Motor Vehicles and Ministry of Health). Beloved husband of Rangika,​ loving father of Thesanya and Nethaya (St. Bridgets Convent),​ son of Hubert Wanigaratne and late Shieela,​ brother of Shamil. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour at 02:30 pm on Sunday,​ 27th November for final blessing at St. Mary’s Church,​ Welivita at 3.30pm. Burial at the Welivita Roman Catholic burial ground at 4:00 pm. May his soul rest in peace.072881

WIJESINGHE - ERANGE VARUNAKA - 9th August 1976 – 20th November 2022. Beloved son of Mano and late Tudor Wijesinghe,​ loving brother of Lushanthi and brother-in-law to Rehan de Silva,​ much loved uncle of Abigail and Aidan. Funeral service at ‘The Restpect’ Funeral Parlour,​ Bauddhaloka Mw,​ Colombo 08 from 1.00pm on Saturday,​ November 26th. Funeral service,​ Sunday,​ November 27th at 12.00 noon and cortege leaves parlour at 1.30pm for burial at the General Christian Section Borella Cemetery.071984