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AUGUSTINE - PERCY - Dearly beloved husband of late Emily,​ father of Travice and Christine,​ father-in-law of Daphne and Winston Daniels,​ grandfather of Delan and Tracy. Cortege leaves residence 27A,​ St. Stephen’s Mawatha,​ Rajagiriya on Sunday 31st December at 1.30 p.m. for service at Sacred Heart Church Rajagiriya followed by burial at (Anglican Section) General Cemetery Kanatte at 3 p.m. (No flowers by request).162451

CORERA - CLARENCE - passed away in USA on October 3,​ 2017. Dearly beloved husband of Darlene (nee Ferdinands),​ loving father of Shawn,​ father-in-law of Suzan and loving grandpa of baby Sheynan,​ son of the late Anton Corera and Philomena Corera,​ much loved brother of Clement (Australia) and Marina (Sri Lanka),​ brother-in-law of Petroni Corera,​ Angelo Jesudason,​ Drene & Rohan de Silva (UK),​ beloved uncle of Stefan Corera,​ Shane & Shenaya Jesudason and Johann de Silva. A Prayer Service will be held on Wednesday,​ January 3,​ 2018,​ at the Chapel of Rest,​ Roman Catholic Section,​ General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4 p.m. followed by the interment of ashes.162432

DEIVANAYAGAM - Mrs. SITHAMBRATHAMMAL - The death is announced of Mrs. Sithambrathammal Deivanayagam Pillai. Beloved wif of late V.T.V. Deivanayagam Pillai,​ (Founder - Eswaran Brothers and the former Trustee of Sri Sivasubramanium Swamy Temple,​ Gintupitiya). Loving mother of D. Eassuwaren,​ D. Veerabahu,​ D. Pirmanayagam (Perry),​ D. Arunachalam and D. Shanmugasundaram (Murugesh). Cortege leaves residence No. 10,​ Perera Place,​ College Street,​ Kotahena,​ Colombo 13 at 1.00 p.m. for final rights to be performed at 2.30 p.m. at the New Gas Crematorium (7th Lane),​ Borella,​ Kanatte.162444

EDWARD INPAM (nee EDIRMANASINGHE) (Retired Employee,​​ Bank of Ceylon Head Office),​​ beloved wife of Ranjan Edward,​​ precious mother of Ramesh Edward (Australia),​​ beloved mother-in-law of Priyadharshini Mahadevan,​​ loving daughter of late Prins (former Headman - Jaffna Town) & Nancy Edirmanasinghe,​​ loving daughter-in-law of late Mr & Mrs B.P. Edward,​​ precious sister of Rosemalar,​​ late Anton,​​ late Pushpa,​​ Timothy,​​ Sugi,​​ John,​​ late Benjamin,​​ Aloysia,​​ Jeeva,​​ Shiranee and sister-in-law of Joe Edward,​​ late Nesam and Christabel,​​ will be missed by her in-laws,​​ nieces,​​ nephews,​​ and friends. Viewing on Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st from 10.00 a.m. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​​ Wattala on Sunday 31st December 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for burial at St. Mary’s Church Nayakakanda,​​ Wattala General Cemetery. Contact: Ramesh 0772897792.162125

GOONATILLEKE - IDA (E.I.M.) - Dearly beloved wife of late Sam Goonatilleke,​ loving mother of Esther,​ beloved sister of Vincent and late Ruth Goonewardena,​ sister-in-law of late Merlyn,​ Muriel,​ Gladys,​ Paul,​ Therese and Claude Goonatilleke,​ passed away peacefully on December 29th 2017. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia,​ 31st December Service at 2.00 p.m. and thereafter interment at General Cemetery Kanatte (Anglican Section) at 4.00 p.m. Res: 24/​2,​ Huludagoda Place,​ Mount Lavinia.162435

MARHOOMA JAMILATHUL JIFFRIYA SHUMSUDEEN - Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajioon - Loving wife of Marhoom M.S.M. Shums,​ daughter of Marhoom H.M.I. Sumsudeen & Marhooma Sadul Mabah,​ mother of Fathima Minha,​ M.S.M. Sabri,​ M.S.M. Anas,​ Fathima Bushra & Sadul Fazna,​ sister of Marhoom M.S. Alavi Izadeen,​ Marhooma Badriya,​ Aynul Fouza,​ Sherifdeen,​ Fathima Shukrajiffri & M.S,​ Hassen Sakaff,​ sister-in-law of Siddiqa Idroos,​ M.S.M. Falih,​ M.S.M. Nafi,​ M.S.M. Shawkath,​ Marhoom M.S.M. Ismath,​ Fathima Mumthaz & Himaya Khalid,​ mother-in-law of M.L.M. Quraish,​ M.R.M. Imitiyas,​ M.S.M. Azmi,​ Fathima Afra & Fathima Fazmina,​ grandmother of F. Sumaiya,​ F. Suafiya,​ M. Bilal,​ F. Mariyam,​ Hajara,​ M. Aqeel,​ M. Farhan,​ M. Arshaq & J. Amra. Funeral took place on 05th of December 2017 at 10.00 a.m. Their resident to “Madampitiya Muslim Burial Ground”. Address: 44/​4,​ Mahawatta Lane,​ Grandpass, Colombo - 14.161104

PERERA - H.L. NANDASENA (RICHARD) - (Retired Asst. Land Commissioner). Dearly beloved husband of Sushila (Rtd. Teacher),​ loving father of Ruwanganie (Mahaweli NCOE),​ Sudeesha (Daybridge International School,​ Nedimale),​ and Ishika (Los Angeles),​ and father-in-law of Rasanga (Penguin Pvt. Ltd.),​ Ashoka (Palo Alto Networks) and Bimali (Los Angeles),​ passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 46,​ Uplands Housing Scheme,​ Kandy for cremation,​ on Sunday 31st December 2017 at 3.30 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Mahaiyawa,​ Kandy.162431

RATNAM - AUSTIN RATNAM (of Oslo,​ Norway): Son of late Mr & Mrs T.T. Ratnam,​ brother of Ivan (dec),​ Edward (dec),​ Lawrence,​ Tuline,​ Prince,​ Lawton,​ Quintus (dec),​ Watson,​ Anna,​ Alfie & Susie,​ passed away on Sat. 30th December in Colombo after a brief illness whilst on holiday. Funeral took place on the same day at 5 p.m. according to family wishes. Friends & relatives please accept this notice as intimation.162450

WALLOOPILLAI - RATNESWARI (nee VAITILINGAM). Beloved wife of late Sivadas Kandiah Walloopillai,​ cherished mother of Gayathri (UK),​ Sivani (USA) and late Varuni,​ loving mother-in-law of Sivakumar Kandiah (UK) and Rajan Sarvaloganayagam (USA),​ affectionate grandmother of Gowri,​ Janani and Senthil,​ passed away on November 22nd 2017 in Parker Colorado,​ USA. s​i​v​a​n​i​s​r​@​c​o​m​c​a​s​t​.​n​e​t​161558

YATAWARA - I.K. - (Retired General Manager - Lalan Rubbers). Loving husband of Sudharma,​ beloved father of Tyronne,​ Brian,​ brother of M.P. Yatawara Chitra,​ Swarna Senarath,​ Parakrama,​ late Marvin,​ Gamini,​ brother-in-law of Lalith Abesinghe,​ Sriyani,​ Shalani Priyadarshani,​ Sandya Illeperuma,​ Kumudu Olagama,​ expired. Cremation at Public Cemetery,​ Kegalle December 31st Sunday at 5.00 p.m. No. 11,​ Dharmapala Mawatha,​ Kegalle.162437