Obituaries | Sunday Observer



19 June, 2022

BOCKS - MENON ORISSA - Wife of late Eustace,​ mother of Desmond,​ Denzil,​ Leona and Yolande,​ loving sister of Sheila Dharmadasa,​ Carmen Rosario,​ Arlene De Silva,​ Bernadette Schubert and the late Algy,​ Neville and Brian,​ passed away peacefully in Melbourne 17 June 2022.037378

CHELLAPPAH - NITYENDRA (DHARJI) Architect - Melbourne,​ Australia. Son of late Albert and Annaratnam Chellappah,​ brother of the late Satyendra (Babiyan) and Vinodini (Vino),​ beloved husband of Marguerite,​ loving father of Isha and Naren,​ father-in-law of Vincent Jensen,​ precious grandfather of Ashton and Oscar. Passed away peacefully on 20th May 2022. A celebration of his life was held on 28th May 2022 at Bunurong Memorial Park in Melbourne,​ Australia followed by a private burial.036519

LEKAMGE - EDWARD. Passed away peacefully at home in Brunswick Melbourne on 4 June 2022,​ Age 93. Loving son of (late) School Principal Alfred James Lekamge and (late) Bandara Manike Lekamge (Hanguranketha). (Former) Teacher and (Former) Hostel Master,​ Carey College,​ Colombo from 1950 - 1958. (Former) Boxing Master,​ Carey College,​ Colombo from 1956 - 1958. (Former) Teacher S. Thomas’ College,​ Mount Lavinia from 1960 - 1978 and Teacher Training at Peradeniya English Teachers Training College. Contested for Galigamuwa Parliamentary seat in the 1960 March election. During this time he was a Law student at Sri Lanka Law College and he migrated to Australia in 1978. He Graduated (Bachelor of Arts; Anthropology) from Deakin University in Melbourne in 1988. (Retired)Mail officer Australia Post,​ Melbourne. After his retirement he enjoyed helping children at children’s crossings in local schools as a School Crossing Supervisor. Animal lover and a great Donor to many charities around the world. Memorial Service at Fawkner Memorial Park in Melbourne at 11.30am - 12.30 p.m. Refresh at 1.00 p.m. on 20 June 2022.036563

SALGADO - CHERIMAL HANSER LALIN - Beloved husband of Prasanthi, loving father of Lakshana and Dilhara, loving father-in-law of Michael and Sobadam, loving grandfather of Michaela, Son of late Loyd and late Chrissie Salgado, loving son-in-law of late Lucien and Lalani Andrado, loving brother of Priyangani, Late Laksen and Sriyan, Loving brother-in-law of Dr. Wimal, Erandathie, Deepani, Late Lalindra, Piyasili, Neelendra, Deepthi, Chamindra and Shiromi, was called to rest on 18th June 2022. Mortal remains lie at 8, Laxapathiya Road, Rawathawatta. The funeral service will be held at the Holy Emmanuel Church, Idama, Moratuwa on Monday the 20th of June at 4.30pm. Cortege will leave the residence at 4.00 p.m. 06192022576