18th Nov 1919
Rest In Peace
15th Nov 2022
Mrs. Cyrilda Winifred Poomani Alagaratnam
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Cyrilda Winifred Poomani Alagaratnam, on November 15th, 2022, three days before her 103rd birthday.
She was born on November 18, 1919, in Jaffna, Sri Lanka and attended school at Holy Family Convent, Kurunegala. She made Toronto, Canada her home since 1992.
She was the devoted wife of late Lawrence Alagaratnam, daughter of late Lily and Simon Sinnathurai, and daughter-in-law of late Victoria and S.A. Alagaratnam (former Prefect of Games and Head Teacher, St. Patrick’s College, Jaffna).
She was a loving mother to Ainsley Alagaratnam (Kamali), late Kingsley Alagaratnam, Stanley Alagaratnam (Thavam), Shirani (Hemachandra), Rita (late Jauffar), Lesley Alagaratnam (Flora) and Eardley Alagaratnam.
She was the beloved sister of late Cyril Sinnathurai (Trinet), late Joe Sinnathurai (Sheila, dec.), late Theresa (Raju Alagaratnam, dec.), late Christine (Mathew James, dec.) and Rita (Alex Dassanayake, dec.), and sister-in-law of late Pauline (M. Lawrence, dec.), late Cathleen (S.A. John, dec.), Caroline (C. Bastiampillai, dec.), late Theresa ( K. Samuel), late Cecilia (S. Anthonipillai, dec.), and late Rita (A. Bastiampillai, dec.).
She will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren Shanthini Marina (Emmanuel), Pramila Anne (Jayaratne), Sudarshani Patricia (Lakshman Hewawitharana), Merian (Dissanayake), Shanu (Nishi), Dulanja Kevin, Ravi (Marita), Radhika (Ruairi), Kriska and Rizvi.
She also leaves behind her great grandchildren, nephews, and nieces, as well as countless other family members and friends.
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Sunday, November 20, 2022
Ogden Funeral Home
4164 Sheppard Avenue East
Scarborough, Ontario M1S 1T3, Canada
10:00 am Monday, November 21, 2022
St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church
717 Kennedy Road
Scarborough, Ontario M1K 3N8, Canada
Christ the King Catholic Cemetery
7770 Steeles Avenue East
Markham, Ontario L6B 1A8, Canada