d. June 30, 2013
Sita I. Wijewantha passed away in Davis on June 30, 2013, at the age of 79. She was born in Sri Lanka and lived in Davis periodically since 1960.
She loved to cook Sri Lankan food and entertained friends and family alike. Sita was fondly referred to as “Mama” or “Aunty.”
She is survived by her loving husband Ronald T. Wijewantha; daughters Kamini, Chinta and Niromi; sons-in-law Asoka Dias Bandaranayake, Aruna Ratnayake and Randy Pfeiffer; and grandchildren Ashok and Avi Dias Bandaranayake, Anushka and Arjun Ratnayake, and Natasha and Alexandra Gunasekara.
A memorial service will begin
at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at the Unitarian Church in Davis. Donations can be made to the Sita Wijewantha donation fund at Davis Community Meals, in lieu of flowers.