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Anton Hugh Singarayer

Born into Life:  
July 05, 1938


Called to Eternal Life:
        April 16, 2024  

Hugh Singarayer, was born in Naranthanai, Kayts lived in Jaffna, Colombo and Wembley, London UK. He had a successful career as a Chartered Engineer that started at the cement corporation in KKS in Jaffna. He passed away peacefully with his wife Irene Ponmany by his bedside at St. Mary’s Hospital, London on the 16th of April 2024.

Hugh was the eldest son of late Soosapillai Anthonipillai and Anne Singarayer and son-in-law of late Soosapillai and Mariapillai James.

He will be deeply missed by his family. He was a dearly loved husband of Irene Ponmany Singarayer, devoted father to Dr. Chandran Singarayer (Canada) and Dr. Jennifer Singarayer (USA), loving grandfather to Sanjana, Anmol, Shobhana and Joshua and Wonderful father-in-law to Ritu and Charlie.

Hugh, was also loving brother to Walter, Lidwine and Delecta and brother-in-law to Malini, late Bede, Rabindra, Leela, Susan, late Thevam, late John, late Lewis, late Shamala, late Baby acca, late Rasiah, late Rose, late Mahesan, late Gerty and late Peter.

Hugh’s much loved nieces and nephews Karen, late Natasha, Shane, Brian, Shehan, Sabina, Frederick, Fiona, Geeta, Prince, Thevi, Malini, Rohini, Raju, Shanti, Nimi, Suban, Sharmini, Lakshman, Niko, Tilak, Shibani, late Shehan, Lakshmi, Susan, and Irene.

He will be missed by his relations and large circle of friends around the world. 

Funeral details are as follows;


Wednesday April 24 2024 between 4-8pm at

Shanti funeral services

184 Pinner Road



Funeral Mass

Thursday April 25 2024 at 12 noon at

St George's Catholic Church

970 Harrow Road



Burial Service

Thursday April 25 2024 at 2 pm at

Carpenders Park Lawn Cemetery

Oxhey Lane


WD19 5RL


Thursday April 25 2024 at 2:45 pm at

Blueroom Sports Venue

220 Headstone Lane



The service will be live-streamed on zoom.

When you join, please ensure your zoom is set on mute.

The zoom link is:


Meeting ID: 814 6557 1836

Passcode: 014825

Contact information:

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the charity

One Child Foundation

Natwest Bank Account no 65440323

Sort code 60-14-55

Reference Hugh

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