Obituaries | Sunday Observer



22 May, 2022

DE ALWIS - CHITRA - “Safe in the arms of Jesus”. Beloved wife of the late Hilary de Alwis,​ loving mother of Dilky,​ Devika and Michel Saelen,​ loving Bomma of Natasha & Maddy,​ Anushka and Nathaniel Saelen; sister of late Jeanne Nethesinghe,​ late Nimal Breckenridge and Chandrika Wijeyaratne,​ was called home to her eternal rest on 19 May 2022. Viewing at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from Sunday 22 May,​ 12 noon onwards. Service followed by burial at General Cemetery on Monday 23 May at 4.00 p.m.031960

HULUGALLE - LAKSHMAN (Former Consul General of Sydney,​ Australia). Beloved son of Rupa Hulugalle (nee Tennakoon) and (late) W. S. Hulugalle,​ beloved brother of Sriyani Hulugalle,​ beloved husband of Dilrukshi,​ much loved father of Sachini,​ Sajini and Pamodhi,​ father-in-law of Ashan Polgampala & Nilanka Jayawardena; beloved grandfather of Tiyesha & Tiyaan,​ son-in-law of Manel & (late) Chandra Ranatunga and brother-in-law of Ranjan & Prasadhini Ranatunga. Remains will be brought home to No. 18/​21,​ E. D. Dabare Mawatha,​ Colombo 05 from 12 pm on Friday,​ 20th May followed by cremation at the Borella Cemetery on Sunday,​ 22nd May at 4 pm.031427

KARUNA GUNADHEERA - Born on 12.05.1932 (Retired Teacher of Isipathana College). Wife of late Mr Somapala Gunadheera,​ mother of Neepa,​ Jeevaka,​ Ama,​ Soja,​ mother-in-law of N.K. Illangakoon,​ grandmother of Helika and Nikhila,​ expired on 07.05.2022 and was cremated at a private family ceremony at her request. May she attain the Supreme Bliss of Nibbana!031843