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Victor Manuel Fontgalland
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 Born: 13.11.1936     Died: 17.01.2023

With great sadness, we announce the passing of our dearly beloved brother and uncle, Victor Manuel Fontgalland (UK).

Peacefully depart this life to enter his Father’s House on 17th January 2023.

“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God;

I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. “

Isaiah 41:10


Victor was the much-loved husband of the late Matilda Chellathurai and the eldest son of the late Mr and Mrs Manuelpillai “Veerakesari” Thambypillai and the Son-in-Law of the late Mr and Mrs Sellappa Chellathurai.

Beloved brother of the late Peter, Xavier (Canada), Lalitha (UK), the late Rajan, the late Thanabalan and the late Rathinee.

Brother-in-Law of the late Philomin, Amala (Canada), Raji (France), the late Yuvakumar, Rani Murugupillai (UK) and Charles Chellathurai (UK).

Uncle Victor will be deeply missed by his beloved nieces and nephews, family, relatives, friends and parishioners.

Details of the funeral arrangements to follow...

It was Uncle Victor’s wish that no floral tributes be provided. Instead of flowers, you are welcome to donate to the One Child Foundation in memory of Victor and Matilda Fontgalland.


The foundation is dedicated to the welfare of underprivileged children in Sri Lanka.

Account Name: One Child Foundation

Account Number: 65440323

Sort Code: 60-14-55

IBAN: GB50NWBK60145565440323

Reference: Victor F

CONTACT: Xavier Selvanathan +1 647 540 3261 ; Roscoe Philomin +44 7909 965700


Viewing at Shanti Funeral Services, 184 Pinner Road, Harrow, Midx HA1 4JP: Sunday 5th February from 3 to 6pm

Funeral Mass at Our Lady of the Visitation RC Church, 358 Greenford Rd, Greenford, UB6 9AN,

on Monday 6th February at 10am. Live Stream

Committal at Carpenders Park Lawn Cemetery, Oxhey Lane, Watford, WD19 5RL

at 11.30am. Live Stream:


​Lunch Reception after Committal venue details published on the mass booklet.

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