Beatrice Yogamalar Chellappah (1938-2020)

Born: January 13, 1938 – Called to Rest : 10, October 2020

“I have fought a good fight; I have finished my course, I have kept the faith”   -2 Timothy 4:7-

Beatrice Yogamalar Chellappah (Yogam): It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Beatrice Yogamalar Chellappah (Yogam), after a lengthy illness on 10th October, 2020 in Croydon, United Kingdom.

Beloved youngest daughter of late Mudaliyar Stephen Murugesu Chellappah & late Victoria Arulammah of Karaveddy East, Karaveddy, Sri Lanka, ever- loving sister and sister-in-law of late Winslow Vethanayagam & late Pushparani, late Geevamalar & late Murugesu Mathibalasingham, late Gnanamalar & late Jeyarajah Chelliah, late Samuel Arulnayagam & Kamala (UK), Pavalamalar & Maurice Nalliah(Canada), cherished Seeni-ammah of Sathiam, Vimi, Chandran, Ranjit, Shiranjani, Lalit, Nalini, late Ajit, Vijit, Sujit, Daljit, Premini and Nilanthi, affectionate Yogam mamie of Indran(JP), Chandrika, Vasanthika, Kamalendran and late Vijayendran, loving grandmother and great-grandmother, who was fondly called “Cheema” by her dear ones.

Yogam will be missed and fondly remembered by her sister, cousins, nieces, nephews and grandchildren across the globe. Greater than the sorrow of her loss is the joy that she spread during her life, as she loved and helped all. Her wisdom and love will continue to guide each one of us throughout our lives. Her lifetime of dedication and self-sacrifice serve as a monument to the person she was. Her integrity and hard work continue to inspire those who knew her. Rest in Peace Cheema!

Funeral Arrangements are entrusted to Rowland Brothers, 299-305 Whitehorse Road, Croydon CRO 2 HR, United Kingdom.

Viewing and visitation (UK time) :

Thursday 15th October, 3.30 – 5.00 pm and Friday 16th October 1 – 5 pm.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions please follow all the government regulations and protocols. Please advise the family if you are to attend in person.

Thanksgiving Service will be held on Saturday 17th October 2020 at 11.45 am at Croydon Crematorium, Mitcham Road, London, CR9 3 AT.


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2nd year Remembrance: Ernestine – Sritharan – Sabaratnam

In loving memory of my dear son S.E.Sritharan born on 13.03.1955  and entered glory 23.011.2017.

Another year comes to an end

But, still our hearts find it hard to mend,

We pray that God has given,

The crown you have truly won.

Beloved son Sri,

We offer our heartful of thanks,

for all what you have done with sincere love.

O’Lord grant him eternal rest.

Amma (Mrs. P.M Sabaratnam)

Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by your ever loving wife, children, mother, siblings, in-laws, nephews and nieces.

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“As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted”

-Isaiah 66:13 –


An excerpt was published on the Ceylon daily news dated 23.11.19.

Dr. Yoshana (Jo) Rajaratnam


Jo Rajaratnam
 December 1, 1959 – October 27, 2019

“From untruth, lead me to the truth

From darkness, lead me to light

From death, lead me to eternal life

Om Peace, Peace and Peace prevail”

(   Asato  ma  Sathgamaya,  Thamaso  ma  JyothirgamayaMrithyo  ma  Amirtham  gamaya,   Om  Shanthi,  Shanthi !  Shanthi !!  )

Brihadavanyaka Upanishad

Yoshana (Jo) was born in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, a Medical Doctor, qualified in London, (UK). Practiced medicine in UK, Australia and Florida, USA as an Internist.

Beloved wife of Murugan Rajaratnam, affectionate mother of Viji and Krishan, cherished daughter of late Dr.Rasiah Pathmanathan and late Mrs.Puvaneswary Patmanathan passed away in Clearwater, Florida, USA.

Funeral Arrangements – Saturday, November 2nd at 11 AM, National Cremation Society, 4945 E Bay Dr, Clearwater, FL 33764

M. Rajaratnam, 1200 Gulf Blvd., #1701, Clearwater, FL 33767


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Born 5 August 1959 –  Called Home 19 January 2019
“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you an expected end”    
– Jeremiah 29:11 – 

Dear wife of Randy Asirwatham,​ beloved mother of Suzanne and mother-in-law of Dan,​ loving grandma of Bethany and Daniella,​ daughter of Indra Devabalan,​ sister of Mohan (Canada),​ Sister Shirani,​ Dharshini Rajkumar and sister-in-law of Chitra Thevathason,​ passed away peacefully in London on the 19th January 2019. Thanksgiving Service was held on Thursday, 31 January at the Universal Pentecostal Church, London. 011103


Grievances Log:

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