OBITUARIES Compiled by Victor Melder


Compiled by Victor Melder
(E & O.E.)
(OCTOBER 2017)

Victor Meldor

CRUSZ – RIENZI, (17.10.1925 – 8.9.2017), husband of Anne, father of Daphne, Maria (Hakan), John (Kim) and Michael (Joanna), grandfather of Jens, Jasmine and Ella. Brother of Maxwell, Noeline and Jerome Crusz and Yvonne, Vernon, Noel and Hillary (all dec), on September 8, 2017, in Ontario, Canada. (Funeral Parlour Notice)

SCHARENGUIVEL – DAGMAR, wife of J.R.N. (Bunting) Scharenguivel, mother of Anne-Marie Kellar and Jerome (USA), grandmother of Dominic and Daniel Kellar, in Sri Lanka on September 20, 2017. – 37, Piyaratnarama Road, Dehiwela, Sri Lanka. Email: < > . (Contributed)

RAMENADEN – ENID CHRISTOBELL, wife of late Richard Ramenaden, mother of Delrine, Deliah, Roger (USA), late Shirani, Charmaine, late Jackie and Damien (Australia), mother-in-law of Siva, late Michael, Aloma (USA), late Leslie, Gerard, Desmond and Cheryl (Australia), sister-in-law of late Rev. Brother Lewis, Camilus Ramenaden and grand children, in Sri Lanka – 105/15, St Anthony’s Mawatha, Station Road, Kandana, Sri Lanka. (Daily News 2.10.2017)

PIETERSZ – QUINTUS AMBROSE, husband of late Carmen (nee Morris), father of Adrian, Jacqueline, Dawn, Terrance, Diedrine & Dion, father-in-law of Rochelle, Darrel Joseph, Chrishanthi, Fabian Arendtsz (Doha) & Chrishan Fernando, son of late Frank and Dorris Pietersz, brother of Audrey Harridge (Australia), grandfather of Jannen, Alan, Darren, Braden, Preston, Triston, Jayden, Criston and Kaylon, grandfather-in-law of Kevin Forsythe, great grandfather of Kian and Peyton, brother-in-law of Edger Harridge (Australia), the late Melvyn & of Rani, late Bernard & of Gwendolyn, Vernon, Rebecca, late Dodwell & of Damayanthi, late Errol & of Yvonne, late George & of Lorna, Loraine, Ralph, Melroy, Shiroma, Sandra & Radley (Australia), Regina & John, in Sri Lanka. (Daily News 2.10.2017)

CORERA – CLARENCE, husband of Darlene (nee Ferdinands), father of Shawn, father-in-law of Suzan, grandfather of Sheynan. Son of the late Anton Corera & Philomena Corera, brother of Clement (Aust) and Marina (SL), brother-in-law of Petroni Corera, Angelo Jesudason, Drena & Rohan de Silva, in the United States. (Daily News 7.10.2017)

KEIL – SAMUEL (SAM) BARNES, in, Sri Lanka on 28th September 2017, son of Barnes (dec.) and Mary (Mona) (dec.), father of Dave, Glenn & Graham, father-in-law of Tina and Tina Hudson, grandfather of Warren, Andrea & Jasmin, brother of Monica, Lynette, Portia (dec.), Daphne & Stanmore, brother-in-law of Derrick, Lucian (dec.) & Somasiri, in Sri Lanka. (Daily News 7.10.2017)

JOSEPH – ROBERT, husband of Monica (nee Godridge), father of Mystic and Trevin, father-in-law of Romesh Anandappa, in Sri Lanka. – 415/6, Bloemendhal Road, Kotahena, Colombo 13, Sri Lanka. (Sunday Observer 8.10.2017)

PONNAMPALAM – SARVANAMUTHU (PONNA), 2.10.1940 – 5.10.2017. Son of the late Saravanamuthu & late Sellamma, husband of Kanahambikai, son-in-law of late Kanagasabai & late Sivapakiyam. Father of Brindha, Nilnthi & Dhilanee, father-in-law of Krishnakumar, Satishkumar and Yogasundaram, grandfather of Sahana, Leela & Vasantha. Brother of Thavamanh Canagasabai, late Navamany Vallipuram & Manonmany Velauthapillai, brother-in-law of Ganehsamoorthy, Ganesharajah, Ganeshanantham, Ganeshnanthan & Ganeshwaran, in Canberra. – 33, Neales Place, Kaleen, ACT 2617. (Daily News 9.10.2017)

DANIELS – CLARICE, wife of V.C.B. Daniels, daughter of late W.E.Alvis & Agnes, mother of Michael, Christine, Lorna and Francis, mother-in-law of Yasmin, late Bala, Raymond, Naville and Eacha. Sister of late Babs, Gwen, Arthur and Frank, grandmother of Mickey, Marcel, Jasmin, Tanya, Darvey, Michelle, Olantha, Victoria and Ryan, great grandmother of 6, in Canada. – 33, Cottongrass Ln, Brampton, Ontario, Canada. (Daily News 12.10.2017)
BAKELMUN – ROGER KEITH, husband of Arosha (nee Wanasundera), father of Natasha. Brother of Christine Dean, Ron (Aust) and Adrian (UK), son-in-law of Dharme and Lalitha Wanasundera, brother-in-law of Prasantha Wanasundera, in Sri Lanka. (Daily News 13.10.2017) .

JUNKEER – JUDY PUSHPA (nee De Silva), wife of Tony (Abu Dhabi), daughter of late Sumanadasa De Silva & Rachel De Silva.. Mother of Shawnel (Abu Dhabi), Stallone (Abu Dhabi) and Sue-Ellen Bennette (Aust), mother-in-law of Nicholas bennette (Aust). Sister of Bertram (Aust) and Errol (Lucky). (Sunday Observer 15.10.2017)
VAN HEER – NIEL, husband of Rani Vanheer, father of Ryan. Son of late Vernon & Violet Vanheer, brother of late Gerald, Therese and Ashton Vanheer and of Norma, Tyrone and Blanche Vanheer, in Sri Lanka. – 261/A10, Siripura, 1st Lane, Samagi Mawatha, Palanwatte, Pannipitiya, Sri Lanka. (Sunday Observer 15.10.2017)
VAN CUYLENBURG – ARTHUR, husband of the late Felecia Bernadette, father of Cheryl, Lourdes, Carmen, Yvette and Yvonne, grandfather of Stuart, Brian, Gavin, Chenelle, Davina and Georgina, son-in-law of Terry, Noel and Merrel, in Sri Lanka. – No 31 F18, Rukmalgama Housing Scheme. (Sunday Observer 15.10.2017)
FERDINANDS – MARIETTA DOROTHY (nee Weinman), wife of Royston, daughter of late Eustace & Dorothy Weinman, mother of Michael, Keith and Dianne, mother-in-law of Natasha, grandmother of Trinity, Levi, Joshua and Tasmin. Sister of Francis, Carlyle, Elizabeth and Philip Weinman, in Sri Lanka. (Daily News 17.10.2017)
DIAS – RICHARD, (6.5.1950 – 14.10.2017), husband of Sharon (dec), father of Adam and Brendan, grandfather of Ella and Georgia, in Perth. (The West Australian, 18.10.2017 )

FERNANDO – LAKSIRI (LAKI), husband of Charmaine, father of Chamanti. Brother of Ramya (USA), brother-in-law of Junior, Yohaan, Tangerine, Cheai, Jacqui and Desiree, in Melbourne on October 16, 2017. (Daily News 19.10.2017)

KIRUPAIRATNAM – TIMOTHY, husband of late Sathiyadevi, father of Andrey Prabitha Senthan (Aust) and Trevor Kirupairatnam (UK), in Melbourne. – 123, St James Road, Rossana, Vic 3084. (Sunday Observer 22.10.2017)

GRAY – SWARNA (nee Munasinghe), wife of late Brian Gray, daughter of late Fredrick & Anula Munasinghe, sister of Helen, Nellie and Manel, late Sujatha, Lloyd, Chitra, Keith and Kanthi, in Sri Lanka. – 21/1, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. (Daily News 23.10.2017)

FERDINANDUSZ – SYDNEY RAJA KARUNANAYAKE, husband of Daphne (nee De Motte), father of Suraj, Sureshini, Sudharshini and Suresh, father-in-law of late Rev. Jacob Perera (Jnr) Sanjeev Jayaweera and Tanya, grandfather of Nelika, Jason, Melissa, Sohan, Shewan, Shenali, Travin, Shehani and Sheshani. Brother of late Analeen, Doris and Vianney, in Sri Lanka. – 16A, George E. de Silva Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka. (Daily News 26.10.2017)

HENSMAN – NESAM ‘Emily’ – passed away peacefully in Australia on Tuesday October 17, 2017. Aged 93 years, wife of James Aria (Dec.), mother and mother-in-law of Shyamala and Rohan Abeysinghe, Rajan and Ranjani Hensman, Mrinalini and Thavo Perinpanayagam, Mohini and Jega Jegerajan, Shiranthi and Dougie Ponniah, grandmother to ten and great grandmother to seven. 11, Windmill Court, Wheelers Hill, Vic 3150. (Daily News 26.10.2017)

PERIS – PAMELA MARLENE (nee Corner), wife of George, daughter of late Cherry and Esme Corner, sister of late Maureen Askey, mother of Suzette Gray, Roderick Peris and Jacqueline Samaratunga, mother-in-law of Russel Gray, Damayanthi Peris and Rohan Samaratunga, in Sri Lanka. (Daily News 26.10.2017)

DAWSON – EVANGERLENE, wife of late Victor, mother of Michael, Edward, Sherene, Erin, late Ray, Roy, Desmond and Andrew, mother-in-law of late Mary, Nirmala, Robert, Mark, Marjorie, Wasanthi and Subani, in Sri Lanka. – 3/10, Raja Mawatha, Kurana, Negombo, Sri Lanka. (Daily News 27.10.2017)

SCHOKMAN – LARRY, husband of Colleen, in Miama, Florida, USA, aged 82 years. (Miami Herald 28.10.2017)

Note: All spelling of names as taken from Sri Lankan newspapers

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