Obituaries | Sunday Observer


9 April, 2023

ARIYAPALA - MRS. NILAMANI - Wife of late Prof. M.B. Ariyapala,​ beloved mother of Kumudhini,​ Harshini,​ Hemamala,​ Venya & Peshali,​ mother-in-law of Dr. Dhananjaya Jayasekera,​ Harischandra Peiris,​ Rear Admiral Saman Molligoda (Rtd) SLN and Anura Fernando,​ grandmother of Thavisha,​ Kalika,​ Purnima,​ Ravisha,​ Ranthri,​ Lankesha,​ Sanishya,​ Ashan & Shihara,​ expired. Funeral will take place at the General Cemetery,​ Borella on Monday 10th April 2023 at 4 p.m. Cortege leaves residence for cremation at 3.15 p.m. from 146/​28,​ Havelock Road,​ Colombo 05.022371

MAHABODHI SUSHIL (Formerly Ceylon Tours) Eldest son of late Dr & Mrs George Piladuwa Mahabodhi,​ beloved husband of Ruth Zollinger (Switzerland),​ loving brother of late Rohan,​ Rohini (New Zealand),​ brother-in-law of Anoma and Prof Jayantha (George) Dias (New Zealand),​ expired. The remains will lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia on 11th April 2023 from 9 a.m. onwards and cremation at General Cemetery Mount Lavinia on 12th April 2023 at 2.00 p.m. No. 20/​3,​ Attidiya Road,​ Ratmalana. Phone: 071-2229758.022364

SELVARATNAM - CHANDRA - Beloved wife of the late Donald Selvaratnam,​ cherished mother of Shyamala,​ Dushy and Hiran (Nick),​ adored mother-in-law of Chris and Sherine,​ devoted Nana of Manoj,​ Nicole and Shamil,​ Laura and Sam,​ Rehana and Thomas,​ Sabrina,​ Shemara and Pascal,​ great-grandmother of Cayo,​ Noa,​ Henly and Ivan,​ sister of Amirthan (Deva),​ Mano (Saji) and Mohan (Carmini),​ was called to rest in the arms of the Lord on 5th April 2023. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour on Tuesday,​ 11th April from 12 noon onwards,​ Service will take place at 4.00 p.m. followed by cremation at 5.30 p.m. at the General Cemetery,​ Borella (New Crematorium). Service of thanks giving will be held on Wednesday,​ 19th April at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour. Details to follow.022366