Sunday, February 27, 2011

Ganga (Sunethra) de Silva

Ganga passed away at 5.08 am this Sunday morning ( February 27, 2011) after contending with cancer for several years. She is the wife of Mohan de Silva and mother of Thrishanthi and Suranjith. Her father was the famous Wijesoma of Daily News Cartoon fame.

The Funeral is private ( repeat PRIVATE) and she is being cremated the next day according to her wishes.

All are invited to attend a Memorial Service to be held next Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 6:30 PM. at -

New Jersey Buddhist Vihara
4299 Route 27, Princeton NJ 08540
Tel: 732 821 9346

If you feel you need to send something to us, in lieu of flowers, we ask that you make donations to the Fox Chase Risk Assessment Program They provide genetic testing for families of cancer patients in cases where insurance companies do not cover these programs and people cannot afford the costs. You can send donations to the address below, and write "De Silva" or "Sunethra De Silva" in the "For/Memo" section of the check, so it will go directly into the genetic testing fund.

Fox Chase Risk Assessment Program

Fox Chase Cancer Center

333 Cottman Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19111