Obituaries | Sunday Observer


14 August, 2022

BAKELMUN NOEL - passed away peacefully on August 6th 2022,​ survived by his sister Marie Kemps and predeceased by his brothers Maurice,​ Osmund,​ Emil and Carlo. Burial was held on August 7th at the Welisara Cemetery. Thanks and gratitude to all at Devsiri Sevana,​ Welisara for the care provided.046365

CHINNIAH - DAMAYANTI RANI nee ANKETELL (6 Oct. 1940 - 5 Aug 2022) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of Bennet of 52 years. Loving mother of David and Timothy,​ mother-in-law of Renuka and Sharla,​ grandmother of Analise and Joshua,​ sister of the late Balan and Eva Anketell,​ Drs. Inpam and Karunyan Arulanantham,​ Dr. Arul and Ranji Anketell,​ Suren and Christine Anketell and Gnane and Chandra Anketell. Daughter of the late Ernest Balasingham and Thapomani (died when Damyanti was 2 months). Her father remarried the late Susan Anketell whom she knew as her mother. Damayanti was a teacher loved by her students in Sri Lanka and the US. She taught High School Science and Scripture at Methodist College,​ Sri Lanka. A Memorial Service will be held at the Faith Christian Fellowship Church,​ 505 E. 42nd Street,​ Baltimore,​ Maryland 21218 on Saturday,​ August 13,​ 2022 beginning at 11 a.m.046715