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ASELA TISSA MUDALIGE - (Chief Engineer,​ Anglo Eastern Maritime Services Private Limited). Beloved husband of Palika,​ beloved father of Imandra,​ loving son of late Hector and Kanthi Mudalige,​ loving son-in-law of Mallika and late Col. S. Wickremasinghe,​ beloved brother of Asoka (late),​ Suranganie (late),​ Padma,​ Sriyani,​ Anil,​ Kumari,​ Ajith,​ Namalee,​ Nilmini and Manohari,​ beloved brother-in-law of Lal,​ Bandula and Olinda. Remains will be brought to residence on (Monday) 31st of December,​ 2018. Cortege will leave residence at 2.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 3.00 p.m. on 31.12.2018. 3A/​1,​ 6th Lane,​ Pagoda Road,​ Nugegoda.146824

DON EDWARD VITHARANA (Retired Inspector General of Police),​ passed away peacefully on the 28th Dec. 2018. Aged 74 he will be sadly missed by all his family members. Remains lie at Jayaratne ‘Restpect’ Parlour on 29th & 30th Dec. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4 p.m. on 30th Dec. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella.147217

PAIVA - JOSEPH MANUEL XAVIER - Son of the late Jerome and Elizabeth Paiva,​ beloved husband of Marie,​ loving father of Michael and Elizabeth (all of UK),​ dearly beloved brother and brother-in-law of Philo and late Anton,​ late Joe and Bella,​ late Simon and Titty (France),​ Agnes (Canada) and late Bertram,​ late Aloy,​ Basil and Nalini,​ Tony and Barbara (Australia) and late Alphonsus,​ expired in UK on December 27th. Friends and relations,​ please accept this intimation. A 7th day memorial service in thanksgiving for his life will be held at St. Mary’s Church Dehiwala on Wednesday,​ January 2nd at 6.30 p.m.147254

PERERA - SOMA (nee GUNAWARDENA) - Dearly beloved wife of the late Mr K.J. Mithilal Perera (Formerly Central Bank),​ dearly beloved mother of Nalin (Premier Wealth Management),​ Eraj (Union Assurance),​ Erosha (People’s Bank) and Rasika,​ dearly beloved mother-in-law of Anusha (Foundation of Goodness),​ Nishanthi,​ Hashan Coswatte (Mackwoods) and Priyantha Fernando (Super Tone Electronics),​ passed away peacefully on 28th December 2018. The remains lie at 126,​ Laksapathiya Road,​ Moratuwa. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday,​ 30th December 2018 for cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Rawathawatta Cemetery Crematorium,​ Moratuwa.147245

RATNAM - MARY ANNARATNAM. Beloved wife of late Dr. C.D.R. Ratnam,​ mother of Devraj and mother-in-law of Saku,​ much loved grandmother of Kishan,​ daughter of George and Lily Tissainayagam,​ passed away peacefully on 25th December 2018. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Parlour on Monday 31st December 2018 from 8.30 a.m. Cortege leaves at 11.00 a.m. for Cremation at 11.30 a.m. at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte. 36,​ Dhammarama Road,​ Colombo 06.147258

SUDUGODAGE - PRIYANTHA. It is with regret we inform the demise of Mr. Priyantha Sudugodage (Sales Manager of Brayfirm Company),​ loving son of Mrs. Kusuma Athukorala and late Mr. S. Jayatissa,​ loving husband of Mrs. Medhavi Mahawattage (Urban Development Authority),​ father of Sanali,​ Sadhil and Sesal,​ brother of Nilantha,​ Nerajala (Attigala College,​ Kesbewa) and Jagath Priyantha,​ brother-in-law of Sujeewa (Nursing School,​ Jayawardenapura) and Jayani (General Hospital,​ Colombo) and Nephew of Ms. Mulin Athukorala. Remains lie at 292/​B1,​ Mandawila Road,​ Kesbewa. Cortege leaves residence on December 31 at 4.00 p.m. for Kesbewa General Cemetery.147257

VERNON MEEPE - Beloved husband of (deceased) Pauline Meepe,​ father of Cheryl,​ Loretta,​ Flavia,​ Linda,​ only son Errol,​ father-in-law of Asoka Stanley Trevor Elmo and Champy,​ rest in peace. Funeral will take place on 31st December at Kanuwana Roman Catholic Cemetery on 4.00 p.m.147175

VISWASAM - MANEL (nee RUPESINGHE) At Rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of late Ernest (Bobby) Viswasam (formerly of CCC Engineers),​ devoted mother of Suresh (Australia) and late Sonali,​ mother-in-law of Jenn (Australia) and Terry McCarthy (Australia),​ adored grandmother of Jordan,​ Noah and Sienna (all of Australia),​ much loved daughter of late Mr E.W. Rupesinghe (formerly of Royal College Staff) and of late Mrs Josephine Rupesinghe,​ sister of late Nissanka,​ Patrick,​ Noel,​ Jacinta and Roshan (Australia),​ sister-in-law of C.S. Viswasam (Canada),​ late Ted Viswasam,​ late Dorothy Viswasam,​ late Dennis Viswasam,​ Anula Rupesinghe,​ late Rosie Rupesinghe,​ Ajith Jayasekera and Leonie Rupesinghe (Australia). Funeral Service on 4th January 2019 at 11.00 am at St. Nicholas of Myra Church,​ Penrith,​ NSW (viewing from 10.30 a.m.) and Burial at Macquarie Park Cemetery,​ North Ryde at 1.30 pm.146869