Jungle Sukumaran Thambyayah (Kumar) சுகுமாரன் தம்பியய்யா (1953 – 2022)

Born: 5 November 1953 – Called Home: 23 August 2022

“I am the resurrection of the life, anyone who believes in me will live even after dying” John 11:25

Jungle Sukumaran Thambyayah (Kumar): Formerly of Jaffna and later in Colombo entered glory on 23 August 2022. Sugumar is the son of late Daniel and Blossom Thambyayah, beloved husband of Thilaka, loving father of Rachel and Sharon, father-in- law of Wilhelm Jansz and Dhovika Seneviratne, adored grandfather of Amelia Jansz and beloved brother of Arunkumar, Vinodkumar, Jeyakumar and Cumuthini Jeyakumar, brother-in -law of of Chrishanthy Arunkumar, Premala Vinodkumar, Thaya Jeyakumar & J. Jeyakumar.

Please uphold Sugumar’s family and the loved ones in your prayers.

Viewing: Friday, 26th of August 2022, 10:00am – 7:00pm (SL Time). AF Raymond Funeral Parlour , Sirimavo Bandaranaike Road, Borella, Colombo 8.

Funeral Service Saturday, 27th of August, at 4:00pm. AF Raymond Funeral Parlour followed by burial at Borella Cemetery (Kanatte ).

Viewing ONLINE : Saturday, 27th of August, 3 pm onwards.

Please follow the YouTube link below, to be virtually part of the funeral service of our loving husband and dad Sukumaran Thambyayah. This link will be active from 3PM 27th August 2022 (SL time) and funeral service will begin at 4PM 27th August 2022 . Kindly share this with all his loving family & friends who would like to join virtually.

“If I should go tomorrow
It would never be goodbye,
For I have left my heart with you,
So don’t you ever cry.
The love that’s deep within me,
Shall reach you from the stars,
You’ll feel it from the heavens,
And it will heal the scars”

Always in our hearts ….

Thilaka, Rachel & Sharon

Sukumar is an old boy of St. Johns College, Jaffna and played cricket for the College in the Seventies.

Photo grab from Global St. John’s Old Boys and Chundikuli Old Girls Alumni Group FB page

An article written on Island newspaper


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துயர் பகிர்வு
உங்கள் துயர் பகிர்வுகளையும், அனுதாபச் செய்திகளையும் ஒரே இடத்தில் குடும்பத்தார் பார்வையிடுவதற்காக இவ் தளத்தின் பின்னோட்டத்தில் பதிவிடலாம். எக்காரணம் கொண்டும் உங்கள் மின்னஞ்சல் தகவல் இவ் தளத்தில் பதியப்படவோ பகிரப்படவோ மாட்டாது என பணிவுடன் தெரிவித்துக் கொள்கிறோம்.

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One thought on “Jungle Sukumaran Thambyayah (Kumar) சுகுமாரன் தம்பியய்யா (1953 – 2022)

  1. Last time i saw him in 1978 after that i have contact with him in What’s Up. Everyone will reach this point one day. my prayer for him. i am Ananda Sellathurai [Frank] Living in Ottawa Canada.


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