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Obituaries

AL-HAJ MAYADEEN (J.P.). Retired Army Medical Co. C.M. MAYADEEN passed away on the 20th of November 2018. Beloved husband of Noor Nazeela Keyath,​ loving father of Shiraz (Australia),​ Naseer (UK) and Farah,​ father-in-law of Sylvana,​ Shaira and Azeez,​ grandfather of Nishreen,​ Ziska,​ Adel,​ Aqeel,​ Kulzoom and Nafeesah,​ great grandfather of Sulaiman,​ Willow,​ Neave,​ Ahmed and Baby Bilal. Janaza took place on the same day. 394/​6,​ Galle Rd.,​ Colombo 3. Tele. 0776068355.134942

DE SILVA - MAUREEN (nee FERNANDO). Beloved wife of the late Denzil (C.G.R),​ daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. M.H.W. Fernando,​ daughter-in-law of the late Mr. and Mrs. L.D.H.A. de Silva,​ mother of Dilanth,​ Roshan,​ Rev. Sr. Angeline (Mother Prioress,​ St. Joseph’s Carmel,​ Katugastota),​ Rochelle and Mario (Priyan),​ mother-in-law of Corinne,​ Priyanthi,​ Stanislaus (Sana) and Surani,​ grandmother of Prashan,​ Romesh,​ Derrain,​ Joel,​ Nivard and Chrishane,​ great grandmother of Gabrielle,​ sister of Augustine,​ Rev. Sr. Bernadette (Sisters of the Cross),​ Doreen and Lusanthi and of the late Denzil,​ Vincent,​ Shiela and Laksiri. Cortege leaves residence 23/​39 A,​ 4th Lane,​ Rajagiriya at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 25th November for burial at St. Joseph’s Church Cemetery,​ Uyana,​ Moratuwa at 4.30 p.m.134915

FELICITAS (FERIDA). Beloved wife of Basil (retired Chief Engineer,​ Ports Authority). Dear mother of Shanila & Shakith expired. Funeral on Saturday 1st December 2018. Cortege leaves residence 16,​ Ave Maria Road,​ Negombo at 3.00 p.m. St. Peter’s Church and thereafter burial at General Cemetery,​ Negombo.134952

OPATHA - MARCELLINE COLIN (Chartered Mechanical Engineer). Dearly beloved husband of Pauline (formerly Protocol Assistant American Embassy),​ son of late Charles and late Therese Opatha,​ affectionate father of Kshiara Premaratne (formerly Greenlanka Shipping Ltd.),​ father-in-law of late Thivanke Premaratne (formerly Sampath Bank PLC),​ precious Seeya of Santushi and Keshla (student CMS Ladies’ College),​ brother and brother-in-law of late Henry and late Pearl Opatha and brother-in-law of late Christopher Andradie. Cortege leaves residence at 12.30 p.m. on Sunday 25th November for service at 1.00 p.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour,​ Bauddhaloka Mawatha,​ Colombo 07. Thereafter cremation at 2.00 p.m. at Borella,​ Kanatte. 19,​ Lionel Edirisinghe Mw.,​ Off Vijayakumaratunga Mw.,​ (Polhengoda Road),​ Kirullapone,​ Colombo 05.134951

PARANAVITANA - MALLIKA (Retired Lecturer at Aquinas College). Loving mother of Bandujeewa Samaranayake. Funeral will be held on Monday 26th November 2018,​ at 109,​ Weera Mawatha,​ Depanama,​ Pannipitiya.134955

SHANMUGANATHAN - VIJAYARAGAVAN (Retired Engineer),​ passed away on 13.11.2018 at General Hospital,​ Jaffna. (Funeral took place on 14.11.2018 in Jaffna). Born on 07.08.1955. Birth Place: Vannarpannai - Jaffna (lived in Colombo). Son of late Artiste Kalapooshanam G. Shanmuganathan & Mrs. Saraswathy Shanmuganathan,​ beloved husband of Mrs. Kokilathvani Vijayaragavan,​ father of beloved daughters Dharankini & Denuga,​ brother of Hema (Colombo),​ Dharmawathy (Jaffna),​ Jayashree (Switzerland),​ beloved brother of Shanker (Germany),​ Jeyanthinathan (Jaffna). Informants: Kokilathvani Vijaya Ragavan Wife (J.P./​National Artiste,​ S. Jeyanthinathan - brother (Manager - Selvendra & Co.,​ Chartered Accountant).134950

TISSERA - BRIDGET. At rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of Charles Tissera,​ loving mother of Dr Anusha Withanachchi (UK) and Duminda Tissera (USA),​ loving mother-in-law of Dr. Kanthaka Withanachchi (UK) and Ayesha Tissera (USA),​ much loved grandmother of Maleesha (UK),​ Erica (USA) and Evan (USA). Remains lie at 60/​3,​ Kirimetiyagara,​ Kadawatha. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 25th for burial at St. Anthony’s Church,​ Kirimetiyagara,​ Kadawatha.134415

WICKREMASINGHE - SAVITRI (U.D.A.). Beloved wife of Nimal,​ loving mother of Dinusha,​ mother-in-law of Dilushan. Cortege leaves residence 21/​5 B,​ Samarakoon Gardens,​ Ananda Balika Mawatha,​ Pagoda,​ Kotte at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 25th November for cremation at the 4at 4.30 p.m.134944

WIJETUNGA - MRS. PADMA (nee DALUWATTE). Retired Teacher of Thurstan College. Beloved wife of the late Hemasiri Wijetunga,​ mother of Dr. Prasanna and Viraj,​ mother-in-law of Surangika,​ expired. Remains lie at 10,​ Lilian Avenue,​ Mount Lavinia from 10 a.m. on 24th Saturday. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 25th at 4 p.m. for cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 5 p.m.134335

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