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Obituaries

BRIDGET LILIAN PERERA (nee ABEYWICKREMA) - Loving wife of late Ansley,​ much loved mother of Nirma,​ Ajith (Australia) and Priyani (BoC),​ mother-in-law of Shantha Kumara Goonetilleke,​ Quadryjenta (Australia),​ grandmother of Sanjeevi,​ Lahiru (Australia),​ Dilshan (Australia),​ Marina (Australia) and great-grandmother of Sanula. Cortege leaves residence No. 8,​ Albert Goonetilleke Mawatha,​ Wadduwa at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 27th January for burial at Holy Spirit Church Wadduwa.009765

DERANIYAGALA - DR. RALPH SENAKA DERANIYAGALA - Beloved son of Ralph and Ezlyn Deraniyagala,​ precious husband of Indrani and loving father of the late Arubindh,​ Stepfather of Neil Nugara,​ Niranjan Nugara & late Nilkanthi Naranpanawe. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8.00 a.m. on Sunday 27th January. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 28th January for burial at the General Cemetery,​ Borella (Anglican Section).010252

DE SARAM - CHARLOTTE nee KARUNARATNE - Beloved wife of the late Aloy de Saram,​ cherished mother of Anura (Australia),​ Geethani (Sri Lanka) & Prasanna (Canada),​ loving sister of all late Reggie,​ Jacob,​ Richard,​ Grace & Catherine of Manaweriya Kochchikade,​ mother-in-law of Nilmini & Ishara,​ much adored grandmother of Nicole,​ Alex,​ Adrian,​ Kevin & Shenaya at rest with Jesus on 25th August 2018,​ aged 91. A funeral service to honour the life of Charlotte was held at St. Philip’s Catholic Church,​ 60,​ Junction Road,​ Blackburn North,​ VIC 3130,​ Australia on Friday the 7th September 2018 at 11.00 a.m. (followed by a private cremation). He ashes were interred in Aloy de Saram’s Burial Place at Pallansena Cemetery on the 18th January 2019 (according to her wishes).008634

DON PAUL - DENVER (York Arcade) - Beloved husband of Jennifer,​ dearly beloved father of Deorn,​ Johann,​ affectionate grandfather of Anthony,​ Andrew,​ Abigale,​ Shannon,​ Shianna,​ father-in-law of Lislie Pietersz and Sevwandi,​ loving brother of Antoinette,​ Neville,​ Delia and Gerard. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 28th January at 4 p.m. for St. Francis De Sales,​ Church for Service and thereafter burial at Church Cemetery. 85/​H1,​ St,​ Jude Mawatha,​ Dalugama,​ Kelaniya.010248

GNANALAKSHMI - MRS GANESHAN - Wife of late K. Ganeshan,​ eldest daughter of late Mr & Mrs Ratnasabapathy of Manipay,​ passed away on 21st January,​ and was cremated on the 22nd January 2019 at General Cemetery Kanatte. R. Branavakumar,​ 18/​3,​ Hampden Lane,​ Colombo-6. 0777897834 (b​r​a​n​a​v​a​k​u​m​a​r​@​g​m​a​i​l​.​c​o​m​).010067

GUNASEKARA - KALYANI (KITTY) - Beloved wife of late Wickrama Gunasekara,​ precious mother of Dr. Priyanthi (Australia),​ Vijayanthi,​ Kumudini,​ Deepthi,​ beloved mother-in-law of Ananda Disanayake (Australia),​ Lakshman Jayawardena,​ Chamath Kulasinghe and Nalin Welgama,​ darling grandmother of Nilushi,​ Nishan,​ Tilanthi and Rob,​ Dushanthi and Janitha,​ Rajiv,​ Sharini,​ Nilangi,​ Nimisha,​ Tehani and Amrit,​ great-grandmother of Baby Anya,​ expired. Remains lie at “The Restpect Home” by Jayaratne’s. Viewing from Sun. 27th Jan. from 8.30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cortege leaves “The Restpect” on Mon. 28th Jan. at 3 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery (Old Crematorium) at 3.30 p.m. No flowers by request.010245

PERERA - IMEERA (Retired Police Savings Association) - Beloved wife of the late Stanislause Perera (Nawaloka Polysacks),​ cherished mother of Nadeeshani (USA),​ Nilushka (Arpico),​ Ramesh (GT Nexus),​ loving mother-in-law of Prasad (USA),​ Esha (CSA),​ Stephi (Interpid Colombo),​ much loved grandmother of Enosh (SJC),​ Methu (USA),​ loving sister of Sherin,​ Sriyan,​ Savanthi,​ Manel,​ Preethika and Sajith at Rest with Jesus on the 26th January 2019. Cortege leaves residence 46,​ Galpitahaboda Road,​ Kadalana,​ Moratuwa at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 28th January for burial at St. Anthony’s Church Cemetery,​ Kadalana,​ Moratuwa.010256

TENNEKOON - GAMINI - Dearly beloved husband of Devika,​ son of the late K.L.B. Tennekoon,​ darling father of Krishin,​ Sudesh and Varuni,​ father-in-law of Dara Boralessa,​ Lucina and Sohan Fernando,​ darling grandfather of Maninda,​ Yevindra,​ Shania,​ Liyana and Jaden,​ brother of the late Sirima and Sumana and of Padma,​ the late Indra and Malkanthi,​ brother-in-law of Berty Jaysekera,​ Rev. Sam Silva,​ Saliya,​ Tissa,​ Mitabi,​ Kokila,​ Sujiva and Jivaka. Cortege leaves 56,​ Dharmapala Mawatha,​ Madiwela @ 4.00 p.m. on Monday the 28th January for cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte,​ Borella @ 5 p.m.010253

W.A.G. MANUEL - WATER (Hillmark Tea Factory,​ Passara & formerly of Gonakelle Estate,​ Passara) - Beloved husband of Jeeva,​ loving father of Julian and Christina,​ father-in-law of Chryshanthi and Yogeswaran,​ precious grandfather of Ashaen,​ Milani and Chrishanthan,​ brother of late Regina and Kingsley and of Christy and Agnes. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour,​ Borella. Funeral service on Sunday 27th January 2019 at 3.45 p.m. and thereafter burial at Jawatte Cemetery,​ Colombo 7. (Anglican Section).010254

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