Obituaries | Sunday Observer


14 February, 2021

EMMANUEL - LUCIAN NATHAN - Retired Teacher St. Benedict’s College,​ Kotahena,​ and former Visiting Lecturer at Aquinas University /​ College,​ passed away peacefully on the 13th of January 2021 in Toronto,​ Canada,​ shortly after his 90th birthday. Proud student,​ old boy and dedicated Teacher at St. Benedict’s College and first President and Patron of the Old Boys Union in Toronto,​ Canada,​ loving husband of the late Clara,​ loving father of Vimalan,​ loving father-in-law of Darshini,​ loving grandfather of Clara and Jerome,​ beloved brother of the late Chelvam,​ late Gunam,​ late Jeyam,​ late Nasen,​ late Ranjan,​ late Pushpam,​ late Ranji,​ late Nawaraj,​ Rajini and Mohan,​ beloved brother-in-law of the late Mr T A Benedict,​ late Mrs Mary Rose Seemanpillai,​ late Mrs Mary Oblate Benedict,​ late Dr D A Peters and Mr A R Walter laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery,​ Thornhill,​ Ontario on the 20th of January,​ after a private ceremony,​ due to the prevailing restrictions. Condolences can be sent via SMS to the family at +14165505347.010747

KULASEKERE - CHANDRIKA (nee KALINGAWANSA). Beloved wife of Vivindra (Dynamic AV Technologies),​ mother of Dilshan (L&S Engineering),​ Roshini (University of Astrakhaw,​ Russia),​ mother-in-law of Sewwandi (People’s Bank),​ sister of Indrika (High Court Judge),​ daughter of Pathma Kalingawansa,​ expired on 11/​02/​2021. Funeral on 14th February 2021 at 4 p.m. at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. from 164/​77,​ Miraj Housing,​ Soysapura,​ Moratuwa.012132

KURUKULASURIYA - RANJAN DEEPAL - Beloved husband of Dayani. Darling father of Harsha,​ Mohan and Dinesh,​ much loved father-in-law of Chathumini,​ Lanka and Sandunika,​ loving brother of late Amara,​ Anula and of Sunil,​ expired. Cortege leaves on 14.02.2021 residence 40/​34,​ Riverside Park,​ Thilaka Road,​ Kaduruduwa,​ Gorakana,​ Panadura (Moratuwa - Panadura Old Galle Road) at 4:30 pm to Prince of Wales College. Cremation at Rawatawatta General Cemetery at 6:00 pm.012153

VANCUYLENBURG - HECTOR COLLIN. Retired Surveyor,​ dearly loved husband of late Aelda (nee Weber),​ loving father of Christopher,​ Therese,​ Louis and Celine,​ father-in-law of Antionette,​ Ananda,​ Nayana and Vijitha and cherished grandfather of Gayathri,​ Chrisanne,​ Harsha,​ Calum,​ Udara and Kasun passed away peacefully. Viewing on Sunday the 14th February from 11.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon at Pinegrove Cemetery,​ Kington Street,​ Minchinbury,​ NSW 2770. Service will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church,​ cnr Todd Row & Moore Street,​ St. Clair,​ NSW 2759 at 9.00 a.m. on Monday the 15th February and burial at Pinegrove Cemetery at 10.30 a.m.010967

WIRASINGHE - Dr. CHULLAPADUMA CHARLES (of Medi Clinic,​ Ganemulla). Son of the late Charles and Esme Wirasinghe,​ beloved husband of Kalindi (nee de Lanerolle),​ loved father of Shalomi Lesley and Chitrangani,​ precious grandfather of Alicia and Joshua,​ brother of Anil,​ Dr. Errol,​ Eitle,​ Ajith and Roshana,​ passed away on 30th January 2021. A private funeral took place in Colombo on 1st February 2021. 116,​ S. de S. Jayasinghe Mawatha,​ Nugegoda.010796