Mrs. Chandra Navaratnam (1932 – 2020)

Mrs.Chandra Navaratnam (Retired teacher of St. Johns College, Chundikuli, Jaffna) passed away on June 13, 2020, aged 87. Funeral Service was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.


Fondly remembered by her children Rajan, Cynthia, Sharma, Chriso and Ravi

Mrs. Chandra Navaratnam
Born: 23.11.1932 — Entered Glory 13.06.2020

‘The Lord is my Shepherd’ Psalm 23:1

Mrs Chandra Navaratnam was a teacher at St. Johns College, Jaffna for 20 years (1967 – 1987) and was the organist at St. John the Baptist Church for more than 30 years. She was also the pianist/organist for St Johns College and Chundikuli Girls College Carol Services and for the Annual Combined Carol Services of all the Northern Christian Schools in Jaffna. Later in her retirement, she was one of the organists of St.Michael & All Angels Church, Colpetty. Mrs. Navaratnam was also a Service Award Winner of the Institute of Western Music and Speech (IWMS ).

Mrs. Chandra Navaratnam’s service to the Chundikuli christian community is commendable. May her soul rest in peace.


Mrs. Chandra Navaratnam (2)
  Mrs. Navaratnam at the piano
Chundikuli, St. Johns Colleges’  Combined Choir in the late Sixties. Mrs. Navaratnam is standing in the second row. (second from the right)
Combined Choir 1970
CGC,SJC  Combined Choir 1970. Mrs Navaratnam (seated 5th from left)
Choir 1971
CGC,SJC  Combined Choir 1971. Mrs Navaratnam (seated 5th from left)
Choir 1972
CGC,SJC  Combined Choir 1972. Mrs Navaratnam (seated 3rd from the right)

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