Tharmalingam Velautham

Tharmalingam Velautham

Tharmalingam Velautham passed away on February 4, 2021 at the age of 87 years. Tharmalingam was born in Neelankulathal Karanavai North, Karaveddy, Sri Lanka on August 20, 1933. From 1957 to 1971 he worked at the University of Peradeniya in Dentistry in Sri Lanka. From 1974 onwards he lived in Calgary, Alberta Canada where he initially came on a dentistry scholarship, working until he retired. He will be remembered for being instrumental in reuniting the whole extended family to Canada. He will be dearly missed.

He was the beloved son of the late Velautham and Paruwathy. He will be remembered by Luximi (wife), his children Uthaiyanesan, Kumuthiny and Tharshiny Tharmalingam, along with his grandchildren Vinochan, Shashini and Sameena, and daughter in-law Rajeswary Uthaiyanesan. Brother to Amirthalingam (deceased), Sivalingam (deceased), Kanagammah Sinnathamby, Thanapackiawathy Kandasamy, Thavamanithevi Sivaprahasam. His over 30 nieces and nephews to whom he was affectionately known as Kandimama and Asiyah will remember him fondly. The countless people who knew him will all miss his many stories and personality.

Funeral Ceremonies will be held on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at Country Hills Crematorium – 11995-16 Street, NE. Please follow all Government Covid-19 protocols. Due to COVD restrictions, capacity is limited to 20 people.
To view a livestream of the funeral ceremony, please follow this link

Public Viewing – 12:30 – 1:30 PM



8 Obituaries

  • Rohini Vallikanthan Posted February 10, 2021 4:23 am

    Our deepest sympathies

  • Nada Kanapathipillai Posted February 10, 2021 7:01 pm

    Please accept our deepest condolences

    Vancouver BC
  • Mrs. Sinnadurai Posted February 10, 2021 7:32 pm

    உங்கள் தந்தைக்கு எங்கள் ஆழ்ந்த இரங்கல்.
    Our deepest condolences.

    Edmonton, AB
  • Thayalini Posted February 10, 2021 8:15 pm

    Our deepest condolences.

  • Ponnamah- Sri lanka Posted February 11, 2021 5:00 am

    Our deepest condolences

  • Sarkgunalingam @ RAjasulosana from Malaysia Posted February 11, 2021 5:02 am

    Our deepest condolences

  • Jayanthan & Puspa Posted February 12, 2021 5:03 am

    Our heartfelt condolences

  • Sivakumaran (senior) Edmonton Posted February 18, 2021 11:59 pm

    Please, accept my deepest condolences to all the family members.


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