Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on November 12, 2014. Cherished husband of Shamini. Beloved father of Dilini Nilukshi and Tishara. Dear son of the late Muhandiram Barnes and Annie Wijayanayaka. Dearest brother of Lakshmi and predeceased by Nelson, Rukmani, Jayasiri, Ariyasena and Gamini. Loving uncle of Sanath, Indrajith, Nilanthi, Prasani, Shan and Hasana. He will be sadly missed by many other family members and dear friends. Nihal worked at Chrysler Canada for 25 years. If you so desire, donations to Windsor Buddhist Vihara would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Saturday at 11:30am until time of service at 1:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Procession Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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