Obituaries

Obituary: Sandy Densley Hilary Rodè – Funeral details We regret to inform you of the passing of Sandy Rodè, dearly beloved husband of Sandra Rodè and father of Sherwin, Sonia and Spencer. The funeral details are as follows: The ceremony to celebrate the life of Sandy Densley Hilary Rodè will be held: At:             Our Lady Help of Christians Parish Narre Warren, 496 Princes Hwy, Narre Warren Vic 3805 Date:           Thursday 23rd June 2022 Time:              Rosary and viewing will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by Mass at 11:15 a.m. Wake:             A wake will be held in the church hall following Mass. No Flowers:     In lieu of flowers the family would prefer a donation to the heart foundation: https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/contribute/donation-form    *Funeral service will be live streamed – link TBA* Sandy will be privately cremated with immediate family. ...

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Obituary: LEKAMGE, EDWARD LEKAMGE,​ EDWARD – Passed away peacefully at home in Brunswick Melbourne on 4 June 2022,​ age 93. Loving son of (late) School Principal Alfred James Lekamge and (late) Bandara Manike Lekamge (Hanguranketha),​ (Former) Teacher and (Former) Hostel Master,​ Carey College,​ Colombo from 1950 – 1958. (Former) Boxing Master,​ Carey College,​ Colombo from 1956 – 1958. (Former) Teacher S. Thomas’ College,​ Mount Lavinia from 1960 – 1978 and Teacher Training at Peradeniya English Teachers Training College. Contested for Galigamuwa Parliamentary seat in the 1960 March election. During this time he was a Law student at Sri Lanka Law College and he migrated to Australia in 1978. He graduated (Bachelor of Arts,​ Anthropology) from Deaking University in Melbourne in 1988. (Retired Mail Officer Australia Post,​ Melbourne. After his retirement he enjoyed helping children at Children’s crossings in local schools as a School Crossing Supervisor. Animal lover and a great ...

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Rizan Rizvi,Australia ,Department of Home Affairs , Tamil community Source: newswire.lk The founder and former Chairman of Ceylon Biscuits Group (CBL) Mineka. P Wickramasingha has passed away. Wickramasingha was 86 years old at the time of his demise. After almost 48 years at the helm of the organization he founded in 1968, Mineka Wickramasingha announced his retirement from the position of Chairman of the CBL Group in June 2015. CBL started its operations when Wickramasingha presented a proposal to the Ministry of Education to provide a high protein biscuit to schoolchildren under the CARE program. The biscuit was developed in-house by the founder using bread flour, soybean oil, milk powder, and other limited raw materials available at the time. Having become the local market leader by capturing more than a 50% share of the local biscuit market, Wickramasingha was one of the first entrepreneurs to venture into the Indian market. The ...

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Supun de Silva (56) Passed Away in Norwalk, Ca. Supun de Silva passed away in Norwalk, Ca. on June 7th 2022 Husband of Chamitha Son of Margie and Reggie de Silva Brother of Upul and Prasad —————– Funeral Service Sunday, June 19th 2022 Viewing from from 10 am to 1 pm Service 1 pm to 2 pm Chapel of Memories 12626 Woods Ave, Norwalk, CA 90650 (near Imperial Highway) ...

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Obituary: Gunatissa Panduwawela (P K G) It is with deep sadness that we note the passing away of  Gunatissa Panduwawela after a brief illness. He had been receiving treatment overseas and had returned to the country. Tissa who was popularly known as Pandu, was a School Prefect in 1973 & 1974 and was the 1st X1 Hockey captain. This landed proprietor was a well known Desiccated Coconut manufacturer and exporter.   A Private funeral is scheduled for Thursday. Our deepest sympathies go out to the bereaved family members including the brothers. May he attain the supreme bliss of nirvana. Late PKG Pandwawela ” Pandu” is third from left at our last Prefects reunion. Tissa Panduwawela passed away aged 68. From memory he won his hockey colours and was also a very good basketballer.   ...

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OBITUARIES – (MAY 2022) THURGOOD, Kenneth Dudley, (02.08.1942 – 22.04.2022), husband of Dianne, father of Madeleine and Clementine, father-in-law of Simon, grandfather of Leo and Orlando, in Melbourne. (Age, 3.5.2022) DE SILVA, Chandana Lakdas, (11.06.1931 – 03.05.2022), husband of Karuna (dec), father of Priyani and Channa (dec), Kumari and Anjali, in Canberra. (Canberra Times, 7.5.2022) SENEVIRATNE, Rohini, (30.03.1945 – 28.04.2022), wife of Thilak, mother of Hyranthi and Sohan, mother-in-law of Graham and Tasha, grandmother of Kiertan, Aidan, Blake and Isabelle, in Perth, WA. (West Australian, 10.5.2022) D’SOUZA, Henry Edward, husband of Helen Clara D’Souza, father of Victor, Reshma, Vincent and Merlyn, grandfather of Rhea, Christine, Ayesha, Yasmine, Henry and Claire. Brother of Agnes Dias, in Sydney. (Sydney Morning Herald, 14.5.2022) DANIELS, Joan, wife of Ernie, mother of Vera and Michael. Mother-in-law of Angela. Grandmother of Lara, Adrian and Johann. Sister of Nola and Elizabeth, in Sri Lanka on May 13, ...

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HULUGALLE – LAKSHMAN Former Consul General of Sydney HULUGALLE – LAKSHMAN – Former Consul General of Sydney,​ Australia. Beloved son of Rupa Hulugalle (nee Tennakoon) and (late) W. S. Hulugalle,​ beloved brother of Sriyani Hulugalle,​ beloved husband of Dilrukshi,​ much loved father of Sachini,​ Sajini and Pamodhi,​ father-in-law of Ashan Polgampala & Nilanka Jayawardena; beloved grandfather of Tiyesha & Tiyaan,​ son-in-law of Manel & (late) Chandra Ranatunga and brother-in-law of Ranjan & Prasadhini Ranatunga. Remains will be brought home to No. 18/​21,​ E. D. Dabare Mawatha,​ Colombo 05 from 12 noon on Friday,​ 20th May,​ followed by cremation at the Borella Cemetery on Sunday,​ 22nd May at 4 pm.031425 ...

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Nimalka Wijesuriya, Vice Captain of the 1st X1 cricket team 1970. In the attached photo standing 3 rd from left is Nimalka.  To The STC DSA Era Group, It is with deep sadness we note the passing away of Nimalka Wijesuriya. He was a School Prefect, Vice Captain of the 1st X1 cricket team 1970 & Captain,  Under 14 cricket team 1964. An unforgettable character and a very dear friend who will be missed but will be dearly remembered at all Thomian gatherings. Our deepest sympathies go out to the bereaved family members, brothers Manilka, Neomal and Rukmal. Whilst we mourn his passing, may his gental soul rest in Peace. With kind regards, Sriyan   All my/our dear friends: It is with a HEAVY heart that I inform you that Nimi passed away very peacefully today May 18th around 7:00 AM, in Santa Fe. Please forward this email to those ...

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The former Consul General in Sydney, Australia Lakshman Hulugalle passed away in Sydney (14 May 2022) Mr. Lakshman Hulugalle has been receiving treatment in the Intensive Care Unit for nearly two weeks due to an illness. Mr. Hulugalle also served as the Director-General of the Media Center for National Security during Mahinda Rajapaksa’s presidency. Sources said that steps have been taken to bring the body of Mr. Hulugalle to Sri Lanka. As Consul General of Sri Lanka for Sydney – New South Wales, in Australia, Lakshman Hulugalle had many years of experience promoting the country’s interests. As the former director-general of the Media Center for National Security, he successfully disseminated information globally and navigated swathes of media scrutiny on Sri Lanka’s war against terrorism with tact and composure. Embarking on his new role amid the pandemic in 2020 to serve Sri Lanka single-mindedly once again, Mr. Hulugalle gathered together Australians ...

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Obituary: WARNAKULASURIYA, Dionysius (Dan) 22/09/1938 – 07/05/2022 Passed peacefully on 7th May, aged 83 years. Loving husband of Savi (Jean), father of Dayan and Samantha, Grandfather of Aidan, Alex and Ronan. Dionysius (Dan) was a Past Pupil of ST Peters also a member of THE ST PETERS OBSC. Also he was a Piano Tuner –WHO Went  the Name by DAN WARNER The Funeral Service to Celebrate the Life of Dionysius (Dan) Warnakulasuriya will be held at Allison Monkhouse Chapel, 390 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna Sth on Wednesday 11th May 2022 at 10:00am. ...

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