Obituaries | Sunday Observer


11 June, 2023

GUNARAT BANDA BANNEHEKA (Aged 101),​ Attorney-at-Law (Former Principal of St. John’s Nugegoda),​ brother of late Venerable Dr. Hammalawa Saddhatissa (London Buddhist Vihara),​ beloved husband of Anula (Retired Teacher of Visaka),​ loving father of Sunetra (France),​ Nihal (UK),​ Damayanthi (Attorney-at-Law),​ Deepa (Aus),​ father-in-law of Ishantha (France),​ Sandhya (UK),​ Thilak Thabrew (Retired High Court Judge),​ Prince (Aus),​ much loved grandfather of Nelo,​ Savi,​ Thushi,​ Kavita,​ Kiara,​ Suhara,​ Dashinth Thabrew (Attorney-at-Law),​ affectionate great-grandfather of Jayani,​ Alicia,​ Liam,​ Thilan,​ Luka,​ Dravin & Evin. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Kalubowila on Saturday from 11 a.m. onwards and cremation at Udahamulla Cemetery at 3 p.m. on Sunday.035684

MALALASEKARA - MRS. LAKSHMI (nee JAYASUNDERE) - Daughter of late Indrapala Jayasundere and late Wilmalawathi Jayasundere,​ beloved wife of late Arjuna Malalasekara,​ sister of late Dr. H.D. Jayasundere and late Parakrama Jayasundere,​ passed away peacefully on 2nd of June. Cremation was held at Kohuwala Cemetery on 4th of June 2023.034406

WIJESUNDERA - MICHAEL CHRISANTHA (05.09.1954 - 05.06.2023) called to Rest with our Creator Lord Jesus peacefully. Beloved father of Monica Amalie Wijesundera (Switzerland),​ beloved son of late Leslie and Bridget Felecia Wijesundera,​ loving brother of Charles (Australia),​ Marina Nimalie Seneviratne (USA),​ Gerard Roshantha (USA),​ loving brother-in-law of Parakrama Senevirathne,​ Chrisanthie and Subashini Wijesundera,​ loving uncle of Nirasha,​ Nathashi,​ Nashitha,​ Nelushka,​ Nishellie,​ Thaveesha and Thanushka. The funeral mass will be held at St Agnes Cathedral Rockville Center New York on Saturday 17th of June 2023.035675