It is with great sadness we inform you that Ruth Karunarajah, nee Muthuvaloe, (old girl of Chundukuli and active member of OGA Jaffna) has passed away in the UK on 21st September.She is the loving mother of Selvareen (old girl of CGC and former CSJPPA treasurer), Mohan ( old boy of SJC), Ranjo (old girl of CGC) and Rohan ( old boy of SJC).The funeral service will take place on Tuesday 26th September 2017 at 12 noon, St Mark’s Church, Church Road, Woodcote, Purley CR8 3QQ. Followed by fellowship lunch at The Lodge (church grounds).Contact details: Selvareen Chandrakumar Email: firstname.lastname@example.org May her soul rest in peace and our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends during this difficult time.
We are sad to inform that Dr Mano (Nee Walton) Perinpanayagam,wife of Dr Sounthy Perinpanayagam has passed away on 21st of August 2017.She was the loving wife of Sounthy Perinpanayagam,younger sister of Late Mrs G.E.S Chelliah(Former Principal of CGC),cousin of Late Dr Victor Benjamin and Mr Pararasan Arulanantham.She was a student of Chundikuli Girls College,later at Methodist College in Colombo and then at St.John’s College,Jaffna.She was also a Treasurer of the CSJPPA(UK) in the early 80′s and took an active part in the activities of the association.May her soul rest in peace and our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends during this hard time.The funeral is on Saturday,2nd of September 2017 at 9am at St,Andrews Church,Malvern Avenue,Harrow,Middlesex,HA2 9ER.
We are saddened to inform that Mrs Eleanor Ratnamalar Thevathasan,beloved wife of the Late Mr Daniel Jeyakumar Thevathasan(Retired Head master,St John’s college,Jaffna) has entered glory on 12th of August 2017.She was beloved mother of Gershon(Australia),Rohan(Zonal manager-Nations Trust Bank) and Dilan (UK).Loving mother in law of Aruna,Loja and Vini.Grand mother of Chevon,Seshan,Abishan,Thanya,Elsha and Daniel.Sister of Cynthia,Renee,Beulah,Edwin,Ranjan,Ranji,Jeddie,Althea and the late Dallas.Remains lie at 66,Kandy road,Chundikuli,Jaffna.Funeral service at 9.00 am on Tuesday the 15th at the Ceylon Pentecostal mission,111,Kandy road,Chundikuli.Burial at Koddady cemetry.Contact No:0777318225.Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends in this hard time and May her soul rest in peace.
We are saddened to inform that our former teacher / Vice Principal of SJC, Mr V.R Amarasingam has passed away. He joined SJC as teaching staff in 1953, taught Botany in both GCE(O/Level) and advanced level classes. He held various positions, secretary of games,Peto House master, Boarding house master for Handy hostel, Middle school supervisor, senior boarding house master & Vice Principal. He left SJC in 1981 and served as a teacher in one of the leading school in Oyo state Nigeria upto 1989. Mr. V. R. Amarasingam, Retired Vice Principal(1976 – 1980) passed away. May his Soul Rest In Peace.
We are saddened to inform that our former president Mrs. Sirone Gnanamuttu has passed away. She was the President of CSJPPA between 1989 and 1992. May her soul rest in peace. Our prayers and thoughts are with her loved ones during this difficult time. The service for Joyce Sinonmany Gnanamuttu will take place at “Finchley Methodist Church” Ballard’s Lane, Finchley N3 1NB at 11 a.m on the 11th of August. After the service the congregation can make their way to the church hall where refreshments will be served. The family will leave for a private short service to the local crematorium. They will then return to meet everyone bat at the hall. The undertakers are J H Kenyon, 6 Woodhouse Road, North Finchley, London N3 1NB. If you want to send flowers etc. please contact the undertakers.
We are deeply saddened to inform that our former science teacher Mrs Parameswary Saravanabavanandan at Chundukuli Girl’s College has passed away peacefully on 12th July 2017.She was born in Chillaw Sri Lanka, Lived in Croydon Surrey UK.She was loving Wife of Mr. Saravanabavanandan(son of late Karthigesu Somasundaram of Meihandan Press Jaffna Sri Lanka),Beloved Mother of Gowry, Kethar and Dayalini,Loving Sister of Maheswary Yogendren,Loving Brother in law of Kanagasabapathy Yogendran,Sister in Law of Somasundaram Anandarajah,Sister in Law of Kamaladevi Rajaratnam, Late Thaiyalnayaki Kandasamy, Jeyaluxumy Mahadevan Chandradevi Murugaiah,Mother in Law of Sunita Singh-Dalal and Mr. John Dawkins,Loving Anni of Gowry Anandarajah,Loving Grandmother of Krish Singh Saravanan and Karen-Veer Singh Saravanan,Loving Aunty of Mohan, Thayalan and Loving Priyamma of Easan, Kannan.May her soul rest in peace and our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends.
We are deeply saddened to inform that our beloved English teacher Mr Alex Thambirajah has passed away on 24th March 2017. He was a well known teacher of St John’s college; worked under five principals – Mr.K.P,Mr.CEA,Mr,TG Mr.EST & Mr.NST respectively. He is the 4th & the last child of Mr & Mrs Thambirah. He had his early education at Jaffna Central College and secondry education at St.John’s College. He graduated from the university of Peradeniya with rare combination of subjects ie: Western History, Geography & Economics. He then appointed as a teacher at SJC by Mr. A. W. Rajasegram (former Principal of SJC). He rejected the Vice Principal post offered by Mr. T.G. He was also the Peto house “House Master”, hostel master and English union Master in charge. He served the school for more than three years with the salary of Rs: 100. During his early periods he was a very active member of the teachers Guild. He was an all Ceylon badminton player and College Badminton coach. He was the Lake House sports correspondent for the northern region of Sri Lanka in sixties and seventies. He was honoured as one of the best teachers in the province by department of education. By Birth he was an Anglican Cristian after marriage he joined in Pentecostal religion. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, the 29th at 8am at the Ceylon Pentecostal Mission Hall, Kandy Road, Chundikuli, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
We are deeply saddened to inform that our old girl of CGC,Selvini Devendra (nee Sethukavalar) has passed away on the 13th of April 2017.She has gone to be with her creator after battling cancer for the last few years. May her soul rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends.Funeral to be held on Thursday, 27th April 2017 at Trinity Methodist Church, Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, CM1 2XB. [Viewing at 1 pm and service at 2 pm].
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