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ABEYGOONEWARDENA - LASHAN CLEMENT. Son of Camillus and Marli,​ brother of Sanjeeva and Dilan,​ brother-in-law of Kheshini and Sandra,​ loving uncle of Cheval,​ Janik and Seth,​ passed away on 4th January 2018. Cremation on Sunday 7th January at 11 a.m. at Springvale Botanical Cemetery (Boyd Chapel),​ Melbourne,​ Australia. Details of the thanksgiving service in Colombo will be notified later.002594

ABEYGUNAWARDANA - SANJEEWA. Beloved son of Mr & Mrs Ariyadasa Abeygunawardana,​ Anura Wisumperuma,​ brother of Chamintha,​ brother-in-law of Aruna,​ uncle of Amaanya,​ passed away under tragic circumstances on 4th January 2018. The remains are at 253/​13,​ 1st Lane,​ Pamunuwa Rd,​ Maharagama. Service will take place at 10.00 a.m. on the 7th January,​ Maharagama Godigamuwa Cemetery.002921

AL-HAJ MEERASAHIB MOHAMED HANIFFA. (A.G.M. People’s Bank). Beloved husband of Raleena,​ father of Sharmila,​ Doreen,​ Shiraan,​ father-in-law of Ariff,​ Shuraik and Ismeth,​ expired and was buried on 28-12-2017 at Jumma Mosque,​ Dehiwela. Tel # 0776033874 /​ 0773413750.001024

DE SILVA - SUNIL EKSATH. 68,​ formerly of Pantak and DFCC Bank,​ passed away on 5th Jan 2018 after courageously battling a degenerative lung disease. He is survived by his devoted family: his wife,​ Hiranthi (Perpetua),​ daughter Annemari Suranthi,​ son Suranthe (Virtusa) and daughter-in-law Samuddhi (DFCC) and grandchildren Aravindha and Angelo. He was dearly loved by all who knew him. His remains will lie at his residence 155/​4,​ Galle Road,​ Bambalapitiya. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 8th January at 3 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella.002590

FERNANDO - ANDREW DENIS NICOMEDE. Former Secretary Mahaweli Ministry,​ Ministry of Mineral Sands,​ former President Royal Asiatic Society,​ member Netherlands Alumni and NARA,​ at rest with Jesus. Beloved son of late Peter Andrew and Rosalin Winifred Fernando - Negombo,​ loving brother of late Dr Clarence,​ late Serenus,​ late Dr Vivian (Kegalle),​ Aelred (formerly Ministry of Power & Energy) and late Marisveri. Funeral held privately according to his wishes. 24,​ Shady Grove Ave,​ Colombo 8.002929

HUGH CLARENCE CALDERA. It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we announce the passing away of Mr. Hugh Clarence Caldera,​ beloved husband of late Kusuma,​ father of Dhyan and Sanji,​ father-in-law of Lalani and Amal,​ loving seeya of Kanchana,​ Amila,​ Dilan,​ Thimesha,​ Hashan,​ Stef,​ Avanti and Milindu and great grandfather of Soniru and Layla and brother-in-law of Menike. Funeral at the new crematorium Borella General Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 7th of January 2018. Viewing from 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella.002957

MISKIN - SITHY KITCHIL - Wife of Marhoom T.K. Miskin (Retd. Inspector of Police). Mother of Sithy Ruhani,​ T.M.J. (Sonna),​ Haniff,​ Sithy Farida,​ Mihar,​ Gnei Skailan and Gnei Binthan,​ mother-in-law of T.H. Hallaldeen,​ Marhoom T.M.S. Jamel,​ T.H. Ahamath,​ T.H. Azeez,​ Bidura and Fauzia. Janaza took place on 02/​01/​2018 at Dehiwala Muslim Burial Grounds. The family members wish to thank all those who attended,​ sent messages of condolence & helped in many ways. We regret our inability to thank everyone individually. 49,​ Vedikanda Road,​ Ratmalana.000914

RAFFEUDEEN - (RAFI) - SHAHUL HAMID. died peacefully on December 28th,​ 2017. Leather Technologist formerly associated with the Ceylon Leather Corporation,​ S A Perera and Company and Matale Tannery. Loving husband of Ayesha,​ father of Roshan and Shaheika (pre-deceased),​ father-in-law of Damion and grandfather to Isaac. 8/​8,​ Greenpath,​ Kohuwala.002758

SILVA - RINCY VINITHA (nee FERNANDO) (former Hansard Reporters of Parliament of Sri Lanka). Beloved wife of late Clement Silva,​ precious mother of Hasika,​ Ransika,​ Amal (Suresh Silva of Maliban Biscuits),​ Shamal (Mahesh Silva of HSBC,​ Rajagiriya),​ loving mother-in-law of Victorine and Nishanthi,​ called to rest with Jesus. Remains lie at the Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia. Cortege leaves parlour at 2.30 p.m. on Sunday 7th January 2018 for burial at St. Joseph’s Church,​ Uyana,​ Moratuwa.002953

WEERACKODY - FELIX NEWTON. Former Photocinex Emso,​ loving husband of Shirley (nee Gunathilaka),​ beloved father of Nishi,​ brother of late Dr Shirley Weerackody and of Dr Edgar Weerackody,​ Celia Gladys and Vivi. Funeral took place on the 30th of December according to his wishes. 88/​1,​ Old Kesbewa Road,​ Nugegoda.000379

WEERAMUNDA - JAYANTHI. Beloved sister of Stanley Weeramundage,​ late Berty,​ late Douglas,​ late Roland,​ late Agnes and loving sister-in-law of Rohini. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from 9.00 a.m. on Sunday,​ 7th January. Cortege leaves the parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 8th January for burial at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.30 p.m.002954