Asela Pethiyagoda



Age: 43


Summary: general manager at the popular Jet Wing Hotel beach resort in Sri Lanka who along with his wife Anusha and their 3-year-old son Hashantha were among one of more than thousands of people reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on duty at a beachfront hotel in Sri Lanka.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: April 9, 1961


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Nilaveli, Sri Lanka