Obituary: COUTTS, Jean Marie COUTTS, Jean Marie Born 10/6/1928 in Badulla, Sri Lanka Died 1/11/2021 in Melbourne Loved daughter of Peter and Selma and beloved sister of Donald Francis (all dec.) Mercy Associate for thirty years. Rest in Peace Thank you to the Sisters of Nazareth and their caring staff, who cared for Jean for nine years.  Camberwell Date of Funeral: 09/11/2021 COUTTS Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Jean Marie Coutts will be offered at Nazareth House, Cornell St, Camberwell on TUESDAY (Nov. 9) at 12:30 p.m. The funeral will leave at the conclusion of Mass for the Melbourne General Cemetery. Date listed: 5/11/2021 Publication: Herald Sun ...

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Obituary: Chris de Fonseka It is with great sadness that we regret to inform you of the passing of our friend and old Joe Chris de Fonseka. Details pertaining to his last rites are provided below.  Viewing – Tuesday, November 2nd from 5-8 PM at Ogden Funeral Homes at 4164 Sheppard Avenue East, Agincourt, ON, M1S 1T3.  Church Service – Wednesday,  November 3rd at 10:30 AM at 5633 Hwy 7, Markham, ON, L3P 1M5. The last rites will also be live-streamed on Zoom and the details are provided below.  Topic: Chris de Fonseka Funeral Time: Nov 3, 2021 10:15 AM America/Toronto Join Zoom  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82797377795 ID: 827 9737 7795 One tap mobile +13017158592,,82797377795# US (Washington DC) +13126266799,,82797377795# US (Chicago) Dial by your location         +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)         +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)         +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)     ...

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Obituary: Mrs Mihindukulasuriya Beatrice Perera (Nee Fernando) (24 May 1924 – 3 Oct 2021) As explained by her son Claude Perera….I lost my beloved mother yesterday at the age of 97 years. She had a wonderful life with the love of a devoted husband and 3 mischievous rascals, who were Benedictines and a prim and proper girl who was a Shepherdian. Ammie was blessed with a wonderful early life of being a hosteler at Holy Family Convent, Kurunegala. Then after her marriage to my father, she enjoyed a bohemian life around Sri Lanka being in various outposts of the colonial government service where my father worked. All four siblings were born in such varied outposts, me being the youngest in Kandy. They moved to Colombo in the late 1950’s in search of better education for the children and mingled into humdrum of city life, where she remained till she passed. ...

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OBITUARY IINEZ SOURJAH (6-10-1929- 8-9-2021) by Hugh Karunanayake It is with much sadness that I refer to the death of a dear friend, CSA member Inez Sourjah who  passed away in her sleep in the afternoon of 8 Septmber 2021. Inez was the dearly beloved wife of the late Dr Robert Sourjah who passed away last year. She was the mother of Rohan and Lalin. Rohan is of course the founding Hony Secretary of the Ceylon Society of Australia, a foundation member, who has rendered yeoman service in the formation of the Society nearly 25 years ago. I recall the pre-foundation dinners that were hosted by a small coterie of friends and fellow travellers in pursuit of memories and links with an almost forgotten country then called Ceylon. Rohan and his wife Deanne  hosted the third such dinner.Those get- togethers were to herald the formation of what is now known ...

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Obituary: MARGARET MUTTUKUMARU ”PEGGY” (31 October 1924 – 21 August 2021) Beloved wife of Anton (dec) Loving mother and mother in law of Tony and Margie, Phil and Geraldine (dec) and Chris and Ann Loved Mini and Granma of Sandi, Toni (dec), Mark, Cathy, Marina, Damon, Alison, Michelle (dec), Tim, Nick and Kamini and their families A private family service will be held due to COVID restrictions. Live-streaming option will be available. For details please contact the family or William Cole Funerals ...

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Obituary – Tulsi’s eTributes and funeral details Dear friends and family, Today we lost our beautiful Tulsi, succumbing to her battle with Dementia. As with everything Tulsi did in her life, her last days were peaceful, dignified, humble and loving. Tulsi, was the most wonderful mother, grandmother and wife anyone could ask for. She devoted her entire life to her family, myself, Harsha, Sumal and Dilu and subsequently to her wider family including, Naomi, Manoji, Pav, Liam, Tiyahni, Miles, Eva, Elle, Heiran, Kallin, Finn and Jamie. Tulsi epitomised kindness, love, sincerity, loyalty, humility, and a genuine desire to help anyone with anything they needed. Whilst we are all heartbroken, we are all honoured and privileged to have had the opportunity to spend over 50 years with Tulsi as part of our lives. We know she will be watching over us and guiding us all to be better people and living better ...

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OBITUARY – MAURICE WALROND BUCHAN THIEDEMAN     Date listed: 20/3/2021 Date of Funeral: 24/03/2021 THIEDEMAN, Maurice Walrond Buchan Died peacefully on the 3rd March 2021 at home. Loved Husband of Bubbles, Father of Sandra, Sharon and Robert (dec’d). Greatly missed by Grandchildren, Joshua, Jordan, Jillena, Krystelle and Elijah. Funeral to be held at Eco Memorial Park, 21 Quinns Hill Road West, Stapylton on 24/03/2021 at 12 noon. Donations in lieu of flowers to Save the Children Fund. Publication: The Courier-Mail Originally published on: My Tributes ...

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