Obituaries | Page 2 | Sunday Observer


17 May, 2020

DE KAUWE - SYLVESTER MILROY. Loving husband of late Sriyani Elizabeth De Kauwe (nee De Silva), beloved father of Mario and Suren, loving father-in-law of Manisha and precious grandfather of Netanya, dear brother of Trevor De Kauwe, Godfrey De Kauwe and Patricia Leitch, entered into Eternal Rest on 16/05/2020. The remains will be at Jayaratne Funeral Parlor, Kalubowila from 10 a.m. Sunday 17/05/2020. Funeral will be held on Monday 18/05/2020 at 4 p.m. at the Kohuwala Cemetery.

DE SILVA - LAL (CHANDRALAL) - Son of the late R.L. and the late Lakshmi de Silva,​ husband of Chandrakanthi,​ dearly beloved father of Uthum and Dinusha,​ father-in-law of Chrystal and Mario,​ grandfather of Zara and Zaine,​ son-in-law of the late E.O.F. and the late Brenda de Silva,​ brother of Chandima (Jadi),​ Nelum,​ Vishwaranjani,​ Saroja and Deepal,​ passed away on 10th March 2020 and cremation took place on 18th March 2020 in Los Angeles,​ USA.

KROON - OLGA PATRICIA. Beloved wife of late George Henry Kroon (formerly of Heath and Company),​ loving mother of Sandra,​ late Maryse and Brindley (Australia),​ mother-in-law of Netaji,​ Ronnie and Prashanthi (Australia),​ darling Nana of Warren (Australia),​ Melissa,​ Stephanie,​ Stefan,​ Tracey and Brendan (Australia),​ loving great grand Nana of Siena,​ Isabella,​ Luca and Anika (all of Australia),​ passed away peacefully on the 24th of March 2020. A private burial was held that very day at the General Cemetery Kanatte. The members of the family wish to thank everyone for their prayers and messages of condolences.

VINCENT - MRS VIOLET ESTHER. Beloved mother of Patricia,​ Jerome and Lester,​ mother-in-law of Rev. John Marshall and Geetha,​ sister of late Daisy,​ Ruby and Leslie,​ grand children of Shilomi,​ Naiomi,​ Ayomi,​ Joel,​ Joanna,​ Nilesh and Nilekka,​ great grandmother of Joanna,​ Tina and Andria. Entered eternal rest on 10th May 2020. Burial took place on 11th May 2020. For contact 0774469088.

JAYAWEERA - NEVILLE DAVID (formerly of CCS) - Beloved husband of late Trixie (nee Jayasekera) and loving father of late Manohari,​ ever loving son of late Mr and Mrs Robert Francis Jayaweera of Mount Lavinia and loving brother of late Stanley Jayaweera,​ late Sheila Abeysekera and Beryl Weerawardena,​ brother-in-law of late Edward (Eddie) Abeysekera,​ late Seetha Jayaweera and Lucky Weerawardena,​ passed away peacefully on 10th May 2020 and his wife Trixie passed away on 7th May 2020 in Orpington,​ London. Both funerals will be held privately in the UK no sooner it is possible based on prevailing social distancing conditions in the UK.