Soma Madawela



Age: 65


Summary: wife of prominent Tucson, Arizona associate pastor Rev. Joseph Madawela who was among one of more than 20 American tourists 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 she was on a vacation along with her husband attending a wedding with her family at an oceanside resort in Sri Lanka.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: 1939


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka