Obituaries

Obituary Notice – Trixie Pieris Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is with great regret that we wish to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Trixie Pieris, elder sister of Rev Fr. Hilarion Fernando, who is very well known to all members of our SLNSWCA community: Mrs. Trixie Pieris (former Bursar of the Open University) sister-in-law of Bishop Marius Pieris,  passed away peacefully on 10th June.  ...

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Obituary: LEELA DE MEL   de MEL – LEELA. Passed away peacefully in Perth,​ Australia on Monday 23rd May. Adored wife of Michael O’Toole and doting mother of Janek. Beloved daughter of late Rear Admiral Royce de Mel and Freida. Loving sister of Priyani,​ Nirmali and Manil and much loved sister-in- law of Peter Leanage,​ late Placi Leanage and of Radha de Mel. Funeral service was held in Fremantle Cemetary on Friday 28th May at 9.30 am.037760 ...

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Passing away of former UNP MP for Ambalangoda, Mr. Buddhika Sarath Kurukularatne- by Algi Wijewickrema Source: Algi Wijewickrema FB Just received the sad news of the passing away of my friend, boss and guru, former UNP MP for Ambalangoda, Mr. Buddhika Sarath Kurukularatne, this morning. He was a journalist, lawyer, author and a qualified and experienced Personnel Manager apart from being a politician. I would venture to say too honest to have been in parliament. My working career was given a turbo boost by this humane ‘Boss’ who inspired me when things looked all but lost in 1981. After recruiting me to Balfour Beatty Nuttal JV who were the Main Civil Contactors for the Victoria Dam & Hydro-Electric project, he made sure I never looked back. He was not in good health for some time but I was hoping to have a little chat with him on 19th when he ...

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Obituary: BUDDY MUSAFER – passed away – by Sohan Pieris   A very very sad day for all musicians in SL today. He was not doing well for a while and believe it or not he could not talk – lost  his voice.. We were very close as friends and musicians. I was devastated to hear the news. His elder brother Hassan who was a superb drummer passed away about 6 months ago in Hong Kong. This pix was taken in Australia during one of our tours that I will treasure. He was life of the party keeping all of us in fits of laughter all the time. Here’s another shot with his two sisters and his brother Hassan the drummer who passed away just 6 months ago. Here’s a song I unearthed, which he recorded 40 yrs ago that exudes his humour and laughter to the max. He did it in 3 takes ...

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Rohan Tissa Illangakoon – Family thank you note (Rohan Tissa Illangakoon: 26/02/1951 – 10/05/2021) The family of Rohan Tissa Illangakoon would like to thank everyone who sent cards, flowers, and kind expressions of sympathy shown following his sad passing. Your presence at the funeral and your support at this difficult time is very much appreciated and of great comfort to all of the family Thank you Wife Cynthia, son Kavan and daughter in law Shanika ...

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Obituary: Mrs Sri Ranjini Muttuvelu nee Sunderampillai   Obituary: Mrs Sri Ranjini Muttuvelu nee Sunderampillai mother of Prakash, Vasu and Indika Karthikeya – Funeral on Friday 4th June 2021 at 11am at Northern Suburbs crematorium, South Chapel , followed by WAKE ...

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OBITUARIES-RULACH, JEROME Partner of Dawn, father of Candice and Kimberley. Son of the late Tony & Fortune (nee Schokman), brother and brother-in-law of Viola and Gordon Williams, ,in Melbourne, on May 23, 2021. (Contributed) ...

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OBITUARIES-JARKEY, Anton Husband of late Jeanne (nee Achilles), father of Valerie (Welsh), Aubrey and Honorine, father-in-law of Russell and Nerida. Grandfather of Richard and Elizabeth, Alex and Angela and Dominic, great grandfather of Alicia, Melanie and Alice, in Sydney on May 15, 2021. (Contributed) ...

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