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ANTONY - EMELDA (nee FERNANDO),​ MMBL - Pathfinder Group. Beloved wife of Errol,​ darling ammi of Emashi,​ loving mother-in-law of Suresh Marcellus,​ fond grandma of Keylon. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour on Sunday 17th February 2019 at 4 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Roman Catholic Section).018569

ATPUTHARATNAM OLIDA THIRAVIARATNAM - Dearly beloved wife of the late John and Parimalam Selvadurai,​ darling and precious mother of Mithran (UK),​ Maithrie and Radhini (Canada),​ loving sister of Birtha Pavalam Canada,​ Hartley Selvadurai (UK),​ Indrani Gulasekharam and the late Sam & Lincoln and Rita Manoranjithan,​ dear mother-in-law of Jude Patric Suheshini and Shad Serasinghe,​ sister-in-law of C.T. Devaraja,​ Dr S Ananthy and Inpawathy (UK),​ darling grandmother of Rebekah Rachel,​ Hainah Jonathan Jerusha Jemmira Prislila and Faith. Friends and relatives please accept this intimation. Her funeral will be held in Canada.017052

JAYAKODY - ROSHANTHA D.P. (Partner - W.D. Paulis Appuhamy & Co.). Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Lakmali,​ father of Rasith Jayakody,​ son of late Thomas Jayakody and Nimali Jayakody (nee Rodrigo),​ brother of Thiwanka Jayakody and Sidantha Jayakody,​ son-in-law of late Tudar de Silva and Patricia de Silva,​ brother-in-law of Thusith de Silva and Madu,​ Rohith de Silva & Piumy,​ Prashanthi Weragoda and Damayanthi. Remains lie at Residence No. 155,​ Colombo Road,​ Ja-Ela. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 18th February,​ 2019 for burial at Batagama Cemetery,​ Jaela.018601

SAMARASINGHE - INDIRA PADMINI. Dearly beloved wife of Wing Commnder Ranjan Samarasinghe (SLAF),​ mother of Janitha and Navin (USA),​ cherished grandmother of Limanya and Diyenka,​ mother-in-law of Chaminda Jayakody (USA),​ beloved daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Perera,​ sister of the late G.N. Perera and Dr. S.L. Perera,​ sister-in-law of Shan and Thamara. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Sunday 17th February 2019 from 8 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves Parlour on Monday 18th February 2019 at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4 p.m. (Old Crematorium).018603

SHAKUNTALA JEGANATHAN (former teacher of Anuradhapura Central College,​ Velanai Central College,​ Vivekananda Tamil Mahavidyalaya & Ratmalana Hindu College & Lecturer Butterworth College of Education,​ South Africa) dearly beloved wife of Karthigasoo Jeganathan (retired Principal),​ loving daughter of the late Sampanthar Nataraja J.P. (Crown Proctor & Chairman Urban Council Anuradhapura) and the late Kanthimathy Nataraja,​ daughter-in-law of the late Sinnathamby Karthigasoo (Malayan Pensioner) and Annaledchumy (Tholpuram),​ devoted mother of Mythili (Auckland),​ Janarthana (Canberra),​ Sanjay (Perth),​ the late Pradheepan,​ loving mother-in-law of Saththianathan (Auckland),​ Jasotha (Canberra),​ Shivagini (Perth),​ much loved grandmother of Gajanan - Smitha (Brisbane),​ Mayuran - Anandini (Sydney),​ Jananie (Sydney),​ Chaithanya,​ Amitabh,​ Aparna (Perth),​ affectionate sister of the late Mahadeva,​ late Pathmanathan,​ late Sathiyabama Duraisingam,​ Radha Ariaratnam (Canada),​ late Vamadeva and Vimala Rajasingham (Canada),​ peacefully passed away on 13th February 2019 in Perth,​ Australia. Hindu funeral rites will take place on Monday 18th February 2019 between 9.30 a.m. and 11.00 a.m. at Mareena Purslowe Funerals,​ 31-33 Townshend Road,​ Subiaco 6008,​ Western Australia. Cremation will be held at 11.30 a.m. on 18th February 2019 at Karrakatta Cemetery,​ Perth,​ Australia.018646

WIJETUNGA - L.H.R. (Former Director,​ Department of Telecommunications). Beloved husband of Indranee,​ loving father of Amahl,​ Raj and Dharshini,​ loving father-in-law of Amitha,​ Ruwani and Vimal,​ loving grandfather of Yana and Rakitha,​ Chiara,​ Asanka,​ Shakwan,​ Dulen and Himan,​ loving great-grandfather of Nivena and Rian,​ passed away after a brief illness on 29 January 2019. He was cremated at a private ceremony as per his wish.017183