Obituary of TYRRELL KINGSLEY MENDIS
TYRRELL K. MENDIS
We are saddened to announce the passing of Tyrrell Kingsley Mendis on Saturday, September 25, 2021.
He was predeceased by his wife Doreen.
Tyrrell leaves to mourn his nephew Chandran, niece Ramyamali, grand-niece Selinka and his beloved pussy cats.
Tyrrell “The Impressionist” having retired from the Province of Manitoba’s civil service continued to pursue his passion for photography, art, nature, preservation and travel. His websites, “The Impressionist” a photo collection of nature’s beauty; “Sacred Places” a photo collection of pioneer churches captures Manitoba’s disappearing heritage is a testament to the passions and causes. Apart from photography he was a person of many interests, a writer, a poet and a lover of animals. “The Canned Think: Yours to Open” a publication of poetry won many awards; in addition to his awards in photography.
Tyrrell’s been an active member, participant, contributor and volunteer, willingly sharing his talents with many organizations.
The Folks Arts Council of Winnipeg, Manitoba Camera Club, Macintosh Users Group for Seniors, Sri Lanka Association of Manitoba…. to name a few.
Contributions in memory can be donated to; Craig Street Cats animal shelter and or D’Arcy’s ARC (Animal Rescue Center).
A celebration of life will follow at a later date.
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