Mr. Sivalingam Velautham was born in Karanavai North, Karaveddy, Sri Lanka on August 13, 1936. He worked as a Draftsman from 1959 to 1984 at the Department of Irrigation with the Government of Sri Lanka. From 1985 onward he lived in Calgary, Alberta, Canada where he passed away peacefully on June 11, 2019. He was the beloved son of late Velautham and Paruwathy and son-in-law to Sinnathamby and Theivanai. Dearly beloved husband of Thavamanithevi and loving father of Arunan and Anusa Sivalingam. Brother to Amirthalingam (deceased), Tharmalingam, Kanagammah Sinnathamby, Thanapackiawathy Kandasamy, Thavamanithevi Sivaprahasam, cousin brother to Saraswathy Vallipuram (deceased), Rasammah Palma, and Sinnadurai (deceased). Sivalingam was a cherished uncle to over 30 nieces and nephews who will miss his guidance and support. His family and friends across the world will fondly remember his story-telling, quick wit and dry humour.
Funeral Services will be held at the COUNTRY HILLS CREMATORIUM, 11995 – 16 Street NE on Sunday, June 16, 291 at 3:00 pm.