Obituaries | Sunday Observer



ARULAMBALAM - THAVARAJ - The death is announced of Thavaraj Arulambalam. Dearly beloved husband of Kmalini nee Jesudason,​ father of Suren and Dhili,​ son of the late Mr and Mrs G. S. Arulambalam and brother of Ariam Selvaratnam and Kamala Ambalavanar and the late Dr. Raja Arulambalam,​ Selva Newton,​ Jeyam Gnanaratnam,​ Themba Gunanayagam and Rani Ratnarajah. Funeral service takes place at St. George’s Church, Bickley,​ Kent on Monday 19th February at 3.30 p.m. 2018.020770

GOONETILLAKE - DURAND.​ Beloved husband of the late Maheswarie (nee Bandaranayake),​​ dearly beloved father of Neelanie (Nilo),​​ Anil & Naomal,​​ father-in-law of Dinali,​​ grandfather of Namali & Nicholas and Jaliya,​​ dearly beloved brother of Nihal (UK),​​ Shanthi Dharmasena & Sriyani Makalande and of the late Florence Ehelamalpe,​​ Derick,​​ Merril,​​ Laurinda & Ranjith. Remains lie at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​​ Borella on Saturday the 17th February from 8.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. Thereafter,​​ at the Chapel of the Mahaiyawa Cemetery,​​ Kandy (Anglican Section) from 9.00 a.m.,​ for Burial on Sunday,​​ 18th of February at 3.00 p.m.021018

HADGIE - Mrs. JENA - Beloved wife of late T.L.J. Hadgie,​ loving mother of Murad,​ Shamura and Rizwan,​ passed away peacefully on 7th of February 2018. “IInna Lillahi Wa Inna llayhi Raji’un”. The Janaza was held on the same day. The family members wish to thank relatives,​ friends,​ neighbours and all those who attended the Janaza and who assisted in numerous ways at the time of our bereavement. We regret our inability to thank everyone individually. 68/​8,​ Nugagahalanda,​ Malapalla,​ Homagama. Telephone : 0112893002.018939

HETTIARACHCHI - SARATH J. - Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Janitha,​ loving father of Chathurika and Umeshika,​ father-in-law of Praveen,​ grandfather of Pravanya. Remains lie at the Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia from 5.00 p.m. on Saturday 17th February 2018. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 18th February 2018 for burial at the Moratumulla Methodist Cemetery.021042

LAKSHMI - MRS. WELARATHNA - (Former Music Teacher at Musaeus College). Dearly beloved wife of late R. Welarathna (Partner,​​ Munaweera & Co.),​​ beloved sister of late Dr. Stanley Pieris,​​ beloved sister-in-law of late Seetha,​​ late Mr & Mrs Wickramasinghe (Walpola),​​ beloved aunt of Dr. Rajeeva Pieris,​​ Sanjeeva Pieris,​​ Neela & Monika,​​ expired. Cortege leaves 71,​​ Rosmead Place,​​ Colombo - 7 at 3.30 p.m. on 18th Sunday for Cremation at Borella Kanatta at 4.30 p.m.021023

MURUGESU - Mrs. PARAMESWARY of Varany North,​ presently 9 ‘A’,​ Ramakrishna Avenue,​ Wellawatte. Birth - 22-03-1933 - Death - 16-02-2018. Loving mother of Sivgananadevi (Canada),​ Navaratnam (Canada),​ late Selvaratnam (Canada),​ Nirmaladevi (Colombo),​ Mylvaganam (Germany) and mother-in-law of Sivarajah,​ Pathmawathy,​ Manimegalai,​ Arumugam,​ Siyamala,​ sister-in-law of late Meenalogini and beloved sister of Rajaratnam (Colombo - former Income Tax Officer and Advisor Ministry of Finance,​ Oman),​ Ratnapoopathy (Canada),​ Selvaratnam (Canada),​ Selvanayagi (Jaffna),​ Dr. Alagaratnam (Colombo),​ Sabaratnam (Jaffna) and Sugirtharatnam (Jaffna),​ passed away peacefully on 16-02-2018. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia for viewing on Sunday 18th from 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Monday 19th from 9 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. and thereafter performing rituals. Cortege leaves Mahinda Parlour for cremation to Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 2 p.m. Informant - K. Rajaratnam - (Brother),​ Ramakrishna Avenue,​ Wellawatte.021038

NICHOLAS - ELIZABETH JAYARANI. Wife of late Sylvester Nicholas,​ daughter of late Ponnuthurai and Pushpam Martyn and daughter-in-law of late Mr & Mrs. G. Nicholas (of Karampon East),​ sister and sister-in-law of Navam (Navaratnam) and Ida,​ Indrani and Valentine,​ Devarani and Xavier,​ late Sothyrani (Angela) and Ratna,​ sister-in-law of Pearly Phillips,​ late Victor and of Nelson Nicholas. Viewing from Sunday the 18th February at 2.00 p.m. at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Funeral service at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 19th February followed by burial at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte (RC Section). No flowers by request. Donations to Cancer Society.021045

SEBASTIAN - ANGELINE (SELVAM). Loving daughter of late Lourdes & Vanderkone Sebastian,​ beloved sister of Antoinette,​ Komagan,​ late Jeyan,​ Yohan and Anne,​ sister-in-law of Guy,​ Chitra and Nimo,​ loving Aunt of Tilani,​ Eshan,​ Dilhan,​ Divya,​ Angelo and Dilano. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Sunday 18th February from 3.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. Monday 10.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. Tuesday from 10.00 a.m. onwards. Service will be held at A.F. Raymond’s Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Tuesday 20th February followed by burial at the General Cemetery,​ Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). Tel: 077 4107905.021043


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