[29. 01. 1990 – 30. 07. 2021]

We are saddened to report the Sudden death of our beloved Paul Sugirthan Sooriyakumar (31 yrs.) On Sunday the 25th of July, he met with an accident and immediately rushed to the teaching hospital Jaffna. Doctors found severe damage in his spinal cord and performed a major surgery, on the same day. But on the 30th of July, around 6 30 pm he passed away. He was born on the 29th of January, 1990.He is the eldest son of our pastor Rev and Mrs P.J. Sooriyakumar, brother of David Sutharshan Sooriyakumar and Sujeeban Sooriyakumar, beloved husband of Deborah Nirojini Sugirthan, father of baby Brinli Olivia(07months) and son in law of the Rev and Mrs Antony Savarimuthu of Vaddukoddai.

A service of thanksgiving will be held today the 31st of July at 4.00 pm in Nunavil Chavakacheri at the residence of Rev. Sooriyakumar and later the remains would be taken to Vaddukoddai.

The Clergies and the Lay people of the Church of the American Ceylon Mission are very much shocked of the sudden and untimely demise of Paul Sugirthan Sooriyakumar. We uphold the families in our prayers. May the God of Resurrection may grant eternal Pease.  Please accept our heartfelt condolences,