Obituaries | Sunday Observer


4 December, 2022

SITHTHI RUWAIZA ABDUL LATHEEF (Marikkar). Loving wife of late Abdul Latheef,​ daughter of Levam Marikkar Jameela Umma,​ daughter-in-law of Ahmed Lebbe,​ late Aamina Umma,​ sister of Siththy Laila (Uwais),​ late Zawahir (formerly owner of Macky Stores),​ sister-in-law of Thaseen Shafi,​ late Mafoora Kuloodha,​ loving mother of Zubaidha Fathima (Canada),​ Zuhaira Zuwairiya Ahmed Fawmey Ahmed Nilam (Hong Kong),​ Ahmed Rifai,​ Ahmed Muheenudeen,​ mother-in-law of late Niyas,​ late Nizam Anvar Aslam Nazliya Shareefa Ishama Nazeema,​ grandmother of Shihana,​ Nishafa (Switzerland),​ Azra Aska Shamra,​ Amra Muzna Noohan Najla (Canada),​ Fazmi Shiyam Fahim Afran Zameer (Canada),​ Rimas Siraj Mahamood (Switzerland),​ Shiyana Shamila Ashira,​ great-grandmother of Shafa Salman Fairas Faliha. Inna Lillahi Wainna Ilaihi Rajioon /​ May open of Jannathul Firdouse.074962

COGGINS - MONICA ALICE (Nee Samaresinghe). Dearly Beloved wife of Elmo C.B.,​ loving mother of Perry and Dino,​ mother-in-law of Stephanie,​ loving grandmother of Nikita,​ Joanna & Ella,​ great-grandmother of Sophia,​ Ethan & Nicole,​ sister of the late Barbara and of Hugh,​ Loudes & David,​ passed away peacefully at her residence on 28th November 2022 and was buried on 30th November 2022 at St. Thomas’ Cemetery,​ Kotte. May her soul find Eternal Peace in the Arms of the Lord. 42,​ Quarry Road,​ Mirihana,​ Nugegoda.074971

FERNANDO - BERMIL - At rest with Jesus (Former teacher at Prince of Wales’ College and Princess of Wales’ College,​ Moratuwa). Beloved wife of late Merril E.C. Fernando (Retired Principal,​ Prince of Wales’ College,​ Moratuwa),​ dearest mother of Murdu and Mithraka,​ loving mother-in-law of Sasanka and Dilhani,​ adored grandmother of Medhaka and Indu,​ Dheeraka,​ Sandruka and Mandrika,​ loving sister of Emingsby,​ Oclen and late Oleap. Cortege leaves residence No. 47,​ Lady Evelyn de Soysa Road,​ Moratuwa at 2.30 p.m. for Service at Holy Emmanuel Church,​ Moratuwa at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 4th December 2022. Burial at the church burial ground.074968

FERNANDO - CALVIN. Beloved husband of Rusira & loving father of Raywatha,​ passed away peacefully after a brief illness A private funeral was held on Tuesday 29th November 2022 according to his wishes. Friends and relations please accept this intimation.074939

FERNANDO - The death is announced of PRIYANI FERNANDO,​ dearly beloved wife of Dr. Vivian,​ loving mother of Dr. Dilshani,​ Vidharshan,​ Dr. Dilrini,​ Dilanjini,​ Dilarshan and Dilruhan,​ mother-in-law of Lesley,​ Sujeewa and Irosha,​ beloved daughter of late Herbert and Miriam Fernando,​ sister of late Surindra,​ Hiran,​ Neomal and Ishani,​ grandmother of Vishmika,​ Yukthika,​ Jithya,​ Jithvan,​ Dinanga,​ Shalindhu,​ Sachindhu and Yenara. Cortege leaves residence 84,​ Main Street,​ Kegalle at 1.30 p.m. on Sunday 4th December 2022,​ for funeral service at St. Mary’s Church,​ Kegalle. Interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery,​ Kegalle.074965

GUNATHILLEKE - UPALI SARATH - SP (Rtd). Beloved husband of Priyani,​ father of Vindya (Canada) & Pasan (Australia),​ father-in-law of Tharindu & Shakila,​ brother of Ranjith,​ Pushpa,​ Pujitha & Senaka & brother-in-law of Munidasa,​ Kumudini,​ Kanthi & Achala,​ passed away on the 2nd December 2022. The remains will be laid at the Jayarathne Parlor (“The Restpect”),​ Borella from 8.00 AM Monday,​ the 5th December. The final rights will be observed at 3.00 PM on the 5th December and the cremation will be at the Borella Crematorium at 5.00 PM on the same day.074998

JAYARATNE - BERNARD - Beloved husband of the late Sheila Jayaratne,​​ precious father of Shiranthi and Janaka (USA),​​ father-in-law of Srian de Alwis and Angela Jayaratne,​​ adored grandfather of Shanuki,​​ Shenoj and Anoma,​​ great-grandfather of Jovann,​​ passed away peacefully on 2nd December 2022. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday,​​ 3rd December from 12.00 noon onwards. Cortege leaves Parlour on the 4th of December at 2.30 p.m. for Creamation at 3.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery,​​ Borella (Old Crematorium).074839

LUCHOW - BERNARD (LUCKY) - At Rest with Jesus. Loving son of late George and Magaret Luchow,​​ beloved husband of Rita Luchow (nee Tranchell),​​ everloving dad of Domani,​​ Trudy & Samantha,​​ father-in-law of Shiral Grero,​​ Troy Mottau & Shawn Bastiansz,​​ precious grandpa of Tatsianna,​​ Sharold,​​ Shyanne,​​ Hershell,​​ Shevin,​​ Trifoan & Shannell. Cortege leaves residence : 53/​​234,​​ Florida Estate 3rd Lane,​​ Kopiyawatta,​​ Ragama,​​ at 2.30 p.m. Sunday 4th December 2022,​ for burial at Hapugoda,​​ St. Mary’s Church Cemetery. For location details : RSVP - Tatsianna - 0760026136 or Sharold - 0778056818.074246

NAMAL NIROSHA GAMAGE (nee DE SILVA) (A.G.M. Legal at Commercial Bank). Beloved wife of Vijaya Gamage (Attorney at Law),​​ loving mother of Dhisala (Queen’s University - Belfast) and Charya (CIS),​​ loving daughter of Nimal & Manel De Silva,​​ much loved sister of Asha & Amal (France),​​ sister-in-law of Duminda,​​ Gregory,​​ Udayana,​​ Nishadha,​​ Saman,​​ Indraja & Sujani,​​ daughter-in-law of late A.S.V. Gamage and Wimala Gamage. Remains lie at “The Restpect Home” by Jayaratne’s Borella from 6 p.m. on 2nd December. Cremation on Sunday 4th December 2022 at 5 p.m. at the General Cemetery,​​ Borella.074244