Friday, November 19, 2010

Mrs Sunderi Richards

Mrs Richards (90), beloved mother (in law) of Mahesan (Selvarani), Mano, Jayanthi (Kingsley) and Rutty (aka Koli) passed away today (Nov 19, 2010) in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Funeral is scheduled for Monday next week.

More details, as they become available will be posted.

Monday, September 27, 2010


MISKIN AL-HAJ MOHAMED SALIHEEN (World Bank) and formerly of the IMF in Washington DC and the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, beloved husband of Nona Yasmina, father of Rizmiya (Grey Lanka), Tariq (Sri Lanka), Hafsa (USA), Hanif (USA); father-in-law of Afileen Raban (Premadasa Jewellers), Shiara Usuf; grandfather of Aqeela and Husni, brother of Endra, Huwailid, Zowoon and Muharram (Jeddah); brother-in-law of Iqbal, Mazeera, Azeema and Raban (ex DIG of Police), Aslam, Saneeha, Shafinaz, Milah, Sikkandar, Nuzath, Khadijah, Zamzam, late Arifin and Nilufa, passed away peacefully at his residence in Gaithersburg, Maryland USA on September 25, 2010. Salathul-Janaza will be held at the Islamic Centre of Maryland, 19411, Woodfield Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20879 on September 26, 2010 at 2.00 p.m. prior to Asr prayers. Burial will be at Al-Firdaus Memorial Gardens, located at 3845 New Design Road, Frederick, MD 21703, following the funeral prayer. To Allah we belong and to Him we return (Inna Lillahi wa inna Ilayhi rajioon)

Saturday, September 18, 2010


BALASUBRAMANIAM - KUMARASAMY (Retired Director of Buildings, Local Government Housing and Construction). Dearly beloved husband of late Mrs Maheswary Devi, loving son of late Mr & Mrs Perumainar Kumarasamy (Vaddukkodai, Jaffna), affectionate son-in-law of late Dr & Mrs Chelliah (Malaysia), loving father of Dr Sivanandhi (Dental Surgeon, Colombo Municipality), Sivakumar (Engineer, USA), and Sivamohan (Engineer, USA), loving father-in-law of Jayantha Nagendran (formerly DFCC, currently World Bank, Manila), Meena Sivakumar (USA) and Dhamayanthi Sivamohan (Physician, USA), affectionate grandfather of Praveen (Medical Student, Manipal), Aarani, Logan, Kylan, Anjali and Jeevan, beloved brother of late Rajathurai, passed away peacefully on Wednesday (15.09.2010). Viewing at 39, Vivekananda Road, on Saturday 18.09.2010 onwards. Funeral Sunday. Cremation at Kanatta at 1.00 p.m. on 19.09.2010. Informer: Daughter - Sivanandhi Nagendran Tel. 011-2581380.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Demise of Dr. Pathmini Panchacharam

Dear Friends,

Message from the Panchacharam Family:

"Dr. Pathmini Panchacharam passed away peacefully on Monday August 16th, 2010 around 8:40pm at home. The family is having a very, very private funeral ceremony. Please give us some space and time to grieve and come to terms with what has happened. We really appreciate all the support you have given us over the years. But at this time, we would like to have some time to ourselves and we hope that you will respect our wishes. Please give us
a few days to unwind before you reach out to us.

Thank you"

From,Panchacharam Family

Friday, July 23, 2010

Demise - Mrs Amira Samad - Toronto, Canada

Mrs AHM Samad passed away a few hours ago ( Friday, July 23, 2010) in Rome, NY (USA) and the funeral will be in Toronto, Canada which is her home. She is the beloved mother of Ashra, Rosie, Shan, Lee and Renza. I was fortunate to meet her a few weeks ago in Toronto. She was in great spirits at the Birthday Bash of Lee ( my classmate at Royal). The entire family were also present and had a chance to see and be with the mother. She will be missed by all.

The funeral is scheduled for Sunday July 25, 2010 at 2 pm at the Islamic Foundation , 441 NUGGET AVENUE , SCARBOROUGH ,TORONTO ,ONT,M1S 5E1.

Please check with the family for further verification before attending. This based on feedback from the community.

May she attain Jennathul Firdous.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Mrs Rahila Izadeen

IZADEEN, RAHILA - Beloved wife of Late Major O. L. Izadeen, Daughter of Late Dr. & Mrs. Osman, sister of Salma Aboosally, Razeena Junaideen, O. L. Maleem & Late O. A. Azeez, beloved Mother of Nazli, Rizvi, Rumi, Ameer, Zem, Kerrima, Azad, Fareeda, Nalim, Mother-in-Law of Sakaf, Christine ,Nawaz, Ameer, Farhana, Ryhana, Rifka, Azmara, Farzana., Grand mother of Garth, Jamin, Sharaf, Tariq, Afrah, Nushra, Yusra, Suhayla, Zafras, Faraz, Shiraz, Najma, Shakeer, Ali, Bilal, Amra & Ameera,Great Grand Mother of Noa, expired.

Janaza took place on Wednesday the 14th July in the Pickering Mosque in Ontario, Canada.

This appears as a matter of record and if you wish to send salaams to the family.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Demise - Daughter of Daya and Sister of Santusht Perera - Suki Amerasekara

Dr. (Mrs.) Suki Amerasekara passed away this morning in US. She is the wife of Dr. Vimal Amerasekara of Toronto, and only daughter of Daya Perera (former Sri Lanka High Commissioner in Canada) and late Mrs. Perera.

Only sister of Dr. Santusht Perera of NJ.

Funeral details: (Revised version below)

Viewing at -

Highland Funeral Homes,
3280 Sheppard Ave E (Warden & Sheppard),

Sunday, July 18 7-9 p.m.Monday, July 19 10 a.m. - 1p.m.

Funeral Services - Cortege leaving Highland funeral home at 1.15 p.m. for Cremation at Mount Lawn Crematorium in Whitby at 2.p.m.

Mount Lawn Cemetery, 21 Garrad Road, Whitby. Ont. Thickson/Dundas.

Highland Funeral Home3280 Sheppard Ave East, Scarborough. (Warden/Sheppard), Canada

Viewing: Tuesday July 20th - 5-9 p.m. & Wed July 21st - 5-9 p.m.Funeral: Thursday July 22nd - Late afternoon.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Dr Anantham Harin

Harin just passed away at 1.45 pm NY time (7/14/10) at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He had cardiac failure and was on a ventilator for about a week.

HARIN - ANANTHAM (Director, Neonatal Intensive Care, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Staten Island, NY). Beloved husband of Nirupa, son of late Mr and Mrs. Anantham, brother of Satchie, Indira, and late Subadra, son-in-law of Mrs. A.Kumarasingham and late Mr. Kumarasingham, brother-in-law of Sri and Giri expired.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to ASPCA or organizations of your choice. A Service of Remembrance will be held at the Methodist Church, Moors Road, Wellawatte, Sri Lanka at 4:00 PM July 17. Please cross post as appropriate.

The wake is on Friday, July 16th from 2-4PM and 7-9PM at the Casey Funeral Home in Staten Island, NY.

The funeral and cremation service will be on Saturday, July 17th at 10:00 am also at -

Casey Funeral Home (click on link for Directions)
350 Slosson Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314-4512
(718) 447-4242

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Dayanthi Sagarika Fernando UNHQ

FERNANDO - DAYANTHI SAGARIKA (UNHQ, Newyork, USA). Beloved wife of Densil Fernando (USA) and beloved mother of Nethra, daughter of Mr & Mrs H.R. Ariyaratne (Paragammana, Kegalle), daughter-in-law of late Mr & Mrs R.G.Fernando (Nugegoda), sister of Dr. Kumudu (Vet. Surgeon, Ruwanwella) and Madhura (Canada), sister-in-law of Rukmani (Div. Secretary, Ruwanwella), Anoma (Canada), Shelton, Nevil, Princy, Dudley, Vincient, Rienzie, expired. Cremation at Kegalle Public Cemetery on 29th May at 2.00 p.m.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Demise - Sister (in law) of Rozana (Arafa) Yoosuf of USA



Friday, May 21, 2010

Rose Altamore - mother (in law) Lucille (Thalif) Deen

the wake for lucille's mother, rose altamore, will be at the casey funeral home in staten island.

2-4 pm and 7-9 pm sunday may 23.

Casey Funeral Home
350 Slosson Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314-4512
(718) 447-4242

Get directions - click here

Bus: Victory Bl - Slosson Av

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Edmund Seneviratne of Ridgefield, CT, USA

Edmund Seneviratne of Ridgefield, CT, USA passed away leaving behind his wife, Lakshimi.

Wake is on Tuesday March 23rd from 6.00pm to 9.00pm
Funeral is on Wednesday March 24th at 10.00am


Kane Funeral Home
25 Catoonah Street
Ridgefield CT. 06877
Tele. 203 438 6597

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Demise - Mrs Pearl Navaratnam

Mrs Pearl Navaratnam (85) passed away this morning in San Francisco, USA.

She is the mother of Kanthi Rajah (Joseph), Ranjini Selvadurai (Toronto), Nayanthi Thurairatnam (SF), Niran Navaratnam (Australia) Ranjan Navaratnam (London) and Jayanthi David (Colombo).

Sister of Atpu Rajaratnam of Long Island, NY.

Funeral is scheduled for Sunday, March 7 in San Francisco.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Former Catholic Priest - Dallas de Zoysa

Dallas passed away last week. Funeral scheduled for Monday February 22, 2010.

More details will be posted if available before the funeral.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Ummu Salma

UMMU SALMA - Beloved mother of Br. Mohamed Firaz & Fathima Rihana and mother-in-law of Br. Mohamed Nazar of Hillside, Jamaica passed away in Sri Lanka today. Janaza prayer has been organized by the family at the Bangladeshi Masjid at 168 Place in Jamaica New York soon after Jumma prayer on friday, January 22nd 2010.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Rally Jabbar - Kandy, SL

Rally Jabbar – Beloved husband of Ruvaiza, Father of Hisham Rally(Bergenfield, NJ),loving brother of Rifaya Illyas, brother in law of Hassim Illyas passed away in Burlington, Toronto, Canada this morning (Jan 19th).

Janaza took place at 9.30 am on January 20 at the Abubacker Mosque, Toronto.