The family would like to thank you all for your messages of love and support. It has been hugely comforting to know you are all with us at this difficult time.
We would love to have you attend Chris’s funeral service and wake to celebrate his life. If you are able to come please let us know to help us manage the numbers. The service will be approximately 90 mins. Do let us know in advance, if you would like to say a few words.
Dress – Smart, preferably avoiding black.
Email: [email protected] or phone/text +447305016761 or +44 7913 739083
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Dr Chris Dealwis (Criantha Godfrey De-Alwis Jayasinghe), was born on the 13th September 1964 in Colombo, Sri Lanka and passed away on the 9th July 2022 in London, UK.
Having completed his PhD at London’s Birkbeck University in 1991, under the supervision of Professor Tom Blundell, Chris was an accomplished scientist dedicated to helping alleviate human suffering. He completed research fellowships at the University of Yale and the University of Tennessee before taking on a role of Associate professor in structural biology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
As well as Chris’s academic achievements, he also supported national and foreign Christian ministries in helping orphanages and people living in poverty.
Chris leaves behind his wife Martha Dealwis, mother Shirlene Phillips, brother Nilhan De-Alwis Jayasinghe, sister Samantha De-Alwis and many more nieces, nephews, aunties, cousins and friends he loved dearly.
The family would like to invite you to join us in celebrating Chris’s life. Please see details of the service and wake on this page. Do let us know if you are coming to help us manage the numbers. A zoom link for the service will also be available.
To let us know if you can make the service and/or the wake email [email protected] or call/text +447305016761. Do let us also know if you’d like to say a few words at the service.
You can access the live webcast by clicking the button below and logging in using the Username and Password provided. Please allow plenty of time before the service to login. The webcast will begin approximately 5 minutes before the funeral start time.
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