Rev. Fr. Cyril Perera was called Eternal Rest in the Lord on Saturday, 14th September 2013.
His mortal remains were brougth to the Archbishop's House Chapel in the evening on Sunday, 15th Sept and his body was kept at the Sacred Heart Chapel, at the Archbishop's House to pay last respects until Monday 16th. His Lordship Bishop Emmanuel Fernando presided at the Holy Mass offered for his soul at 7.00 pm at the Archbishop's House, Borella
On Monday, 16th September a Requiem Mass was offered at the Chapel, and thereafter his remains were transferred to St. Sebastian's Shrine, Kandana,
Funeral was held on Tuesday, 17th Sept. 2013 at Kandana presided by His Grace the Archbishop Emeritus Most Rev. Dr. Oswald Gomis together with His Grace the Archbishop Emeritus Nicholas Marcus Fernando and the Auxiliaries, Bishop Emmanuel Fernando, Bishop Maxwell Silva. Episcopal Vicars, several Fathers, Religious and faithful participated at funeral Mass.
Thereafter his remains were taken to the Catholic Cemetery, Kandana for the burial.