Obituaries | Sunday Observer


5 December, 2021

RAMBUKPOTA - NALINI (Nee ELLEPOLA). Beloved wife of Nandodana (Nanda) Rambukpota,​ loving mother of Jaliya and Tomoko,​ Madri,​ Nalaka and Priyeni,​ loving grandmother of Angeli,​ Rahal,​ Alex and Rakith,​ passed away. Remains will lie at No. 28,​ Pagoda Road,​ Nugegoda. Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella on 5th December 2021 at 2 p.m. (Old Crematorium).078776

TUDAWE – ROHAN. Dearly beloved husband of Mala, loving father of Gayan and Romali, father-in-law of Faith, grandfather of Dinill, brother of Malkanthi, Wasantha, Ajith, the late Sathis and of Upul & Amal, brother-in-law of Venetia, Rohini, Nishani, Shyamalee, Kalinga, Indira & Nirupa, expired on the 4th of December and was cremated on the same day according to his wishes. 051221

WEERAPPERUMA - ANTHONY DAVID - Former Superintendent of Post,​ Audit Officer and Training Officer of the Department of Post,​ peacefully passed away on Friday,​ December 3rd while under treatment at the General Hospital,​ Colombo. He was the father of his two sons,​ Nilanka and Prayantha,​ father-in-law of Nirosha and Achala; grandfather of Niseni,​ Vishmi and Damindu. Late Anthony,​ the youngest brother of E. Weerapperuma,​ the former Associate Editor,​ Daily News,​ Deputy Editor,​ Sunday Observer; brother of W.K. Francis,​ former President,​ Labour Tribunal and Magistrate,​ Joseph Benedict,​ the Assistant Depot Manager,​ Ratmalana Depot of Metropolitan Bus Company and brother of late Mary Concy,​ School Teacher; brother-in-law of Rita Perera nee Weerapperuma and late Hubert Perera and late Bridget Wijegunawardene nee Weerapperuma,​ School Teacher. He was the uncle of Drs. Ruwan and Nilushi; Dilini and Wasantha; Shanika and Ruwin,​ Ann and Lasantha; Jude and Bhagya; Asanka and Udesha; Manoja and Ranga; Krishanthi and Sajith. Cortege leaves from his residence at Carmel Mawatha at 3.00 p.m. today,​ for burial at 3.30 p.m. at the Catholic Cemetery at Palliyawaththa,​ Hendala.078770

WEERASENA - TAHARANGANIE (BABIE), loving wife of Dr. Asela Anthony, daughter of late Dr. Lakshman Weerasena and of Liam Weerasena, daughter-in-law of late Michael & Ranjanie Anthony, loving sister of Dr. Kanishka Weerasena, sister-in-law of Udeshi Weerasena, Ranmalie & Saman Samarasinghe, Neluka & Cleetus Mallawarachchi, Dr. Chandana & Dr. Prasan Anthony, Minoli & Dilshan Anthony, Aunt of Lakhitha Weerasena. Cremation at 11.45 am on Sunday, 5th December at the General Cemetery, Borella under Covid Protocol. 512021

WIJESEKERA - MALIKA. Dearly beloved wife of late Ananda Wijesekera,​ loving mother of Saliya,​ Harindra & Eshani,​ mother-in-law of Nilmini,​ Fazila & Nalin,​ loved grandmother of Sanjay,​ Devin,​ Mikail & Mischa,​ expired on December 01,​ 2021. Funeral will be held on Saturday,​ December 11 at 9:00 a.m. at Robert A. Pumphrey Funeral Homes at 7557 Wisconsin Avenue,​ Bethesda,​ Maryland,​ USA.078762