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In loving memory of 
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Philomena Pedropillai (Benjamin Teacher)

                       (Retired teacher of Holy Family Convent, Jaffna, Sri Lanka)

             Born: 28.08.1934                                         Born to Eternal Life: 05.04.2023

Philomena Pedropillai (Melbourne, Australia) passed away peacefully on 5th April 2023, with the love of her family surrounding her. She was born in Naranthanai, Sri Lanka.


She is the loving wife of late Anton Pedropillai, beloved daughter of late Mr & Mrs Benjamin, Loving daughter-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Pedropillai, dearest sister of late Daniel Benjamin and late Rani Benjamin, loving sister-in-law of late Chandra Rajasegera, late Terencia Paramsothy, late Kamala Babapulle, Joseph Wignarajah, Celine Rajasuriar, Elmo Joseph, and late Shanti Dalpethado,


beloved mother of Roy Shivanthan (Canada), Marie Shereen (Australia), Mario Niranjan (Australia) and Meriam Shiromi (UK), loving mother-in-law of Pushpa Shivanthan, Cynthuja Niranjan and Tony Silvester,


and affectionate grandmother of Roshan Shivanthan, Rohan Shivanthan, Pravin Niranjan and Dylan Niranjan.




Viewing and funeral services:

Viewing and funeral services will be held at the Boyd Chapel, Springvale Botanical Cemetery, 600 Princes Hwy, Springvale VIC 3171 from 11:00 am (see below) on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, and taken for a burial afterwards.



11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Funeral Service:

12:00 pm to 01:00 pm


Contact Information:

Roy Shivanthan +1 416 917 3108

Marie Shereen +64 421 660 524

Mario Niranjan +64 403 217 055

Meriam Shiromi +44 7903 770266


Live Stream Link:

Link will be available on after 10th April 2023

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