Thomas Wollie De Silva, beloved husband of Rosalind De Silva of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on Sunday, March 7, 2004 at the age of 80 years.
Besides his loving wife Thomas is also survived by his family, daughter and son-in-law Romino and Dave Zidkovich; three grandchildren; and daughter Rosana De Silvo. Thomas will be dearly missed by family and friends in Singapore, Sri Lanka, Europe, Australia and Canada.
Funeral Services will be held at Parkdale Evangelical Missionary Church (2608 – 1st Avenue N.W.) on Thursday, March 11, 2004 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Walter Erion officiating. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. As a tribute to Thomas’ life, and the special place he had in his heart for little children, the family would appreciate donations be made directly to the Samaritan’s Purse, Box 20100, Calgary Place, Calgary T2P 4J2 Telephone (403)-250-6565, to help improve the lives of children around the world. Thomas’ family would also like to express heartfelt thanks to the staff of Unit 57 at the Rockyview General Hospital for their efforts, especially the nursing staff for their compassionate care and support both to Thomas and his family.
In living memory of Thomas De Silva, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences