Obituaries | Sunday Observer


5 February, 2023

DR. OSWALD THOMAS COLMAN GOMIS - It is with deep regret that we announce the demise of His Grace the Most Rev. Dr. OSWALD THOMAS COLMAN GOMIS,​​ Archbishop Emeritus of Colombo on Friday the 3rd February 2023. He is the beloved son of the late Mr. Vincent Gomis and the late Mrs. Mary Florida. For public respect,​​ his remains will lie in state at St. Anne’s Church,​​ Pilapitiya,​​ Kelaniya until 12 noon on 4th February 2023. Thereafter his remains will be taken to St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Anuradhapura. His remains will be received at 5.00 pm on Sunday the 5th February at the Kotahena roundabout and taken in procession to St. Lucia’s Cathedral. The Requiem Mass will be held on Monday,​​ the 6th February at 3.00 pm at St. Lucia’s Cathedral followed by burial in the Cathedral Crypt. Archbishop’s House,​​ Borella.007901

Asalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu. Inna Lillahi Wainna Elaihi Rajoon. “Surely We Belong To Allah And To Him Shall We Return” SITHY AYESHA AMIT (Quadri). It is with profound sadness we announce the passing away of our Respected and beloved Family Member MARHOOMA SITHY AYESHA AMIT (Quadri). Janaza was taken to Kuppiyawatte burial grounds from 24 B,​ Cooray Mawatha,​ Moragasmulla,​ Rajagiriya on 17.01.2023. Dearly beloved mother of Mohamed Hilmy Hassan,​ much adored mother-in-law of Sutami and a caring doting grandmother of Bilal. Dearly beloved daughter of Marhoom Mohamed Haris Amit and Marhooma Noorun Nahar Amit. Loving Sister-in-Law to Sherin and Shirley Sadar. Loving sister of Marhoom Hasset,​ Marhoom Al Haj Hussain,​ Marhooma Shirazi,​ Marhoom Jiffry,​ Hadjiani Fatima,​ Hadjiani Ruwaiza,​ Hadjiani Munira and Zeena. May Almighty Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’Ala in His infinite mercy grant our Beloved Ayesha’s soul MAGHFIRAH,​ elevate her status in the Hereafter,​ enlighten her grave with Noor and Fragrance and accord her the highest place in Jannatul Firdhouse-Aaameen,​ Aaameen Ya Rabbal Aalameen. May Almighty Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’Ala bless the family members with SABRUN JAMEEL during this difficult time.007035

MOLLIGODA - VIVIENNE (Retired English Teacher,​ Kegalle). Beloved wife of late Richard,​ loving mother of Prasanna,​ Viranjani and Sudhanthi,​ loving mother-in-law of Priyanthi,​ Milroy and Rukmal,​ loving grandmother of Sanjalee & Tanuka,​ Sumali & Nimalan,​ Ruchini,​ Ranga and Himani,​ called to eternal rest with Jesus on 27th January 2023. Burial took place on same day at the General Cemetery,​ Borella. 37/​21,​ Nagolla,​ Kegalle.006439

WEERASENA - S.M. (Retired Station Master). Beloved husband of Padma,​ loving father of Nirosha Gayan,​ father-in-law of Dilshani Dr. Numega,​ loving grandfather of Sahansa,​ Nimansa Nethini,​ passed away peacefully. Body will be lying at Jayaratne “Restpect Home”,​ from 8.30 - 4.30 p.m. on Monday,​ 6th February. Cremation at 5 p.m. Borella Crematorium.008030