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Obituaries

ALFRIC H.W. MENDIS,​ passed away on 25 July 2019. Beloved husband of Sita (dec.),​ beloved father of Aruna (dec.),​ Mario (Gummi) and Gehard (Sri Lanka),​ father-in-law of Anne-Marie,​ Nirmalene and Chameri,​ loving Lokuthaththa and Lokuseeya.092252

BANDARA - MRS. ANULA (Former Principal - Gothami Balika Vidyalaya,​ Vice Principal - St. Pauls Milagiriya and Ananda Balika Vidyalaya,​ Academic Staff at Royal College and Sujatha Vidyalaya - Matara). Beloved wife of late Pat Bandara,​ loving mother of Praki Chandi Senaka and Venura,​ mother-in-law of Ramani Ravi and Sriyani,​ grandmother of Tanushini Tanushka and Shaun,​ passed away at the age of 93 years,​ on 10th September. In accordance with her wishes her remains were handed over for medical research on 11.09.2019. 97/​9,​ Ratnarama Road,​ Aberatna Mawatha,​ Boralesgamuwa.092255

CHARLES SAM RAJ (Formerly of St. Anthony’s Consolidated Ltd.) Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of late Suganthi,​​ darling father of Yvonne (S. Thomas’ Preparatory School,​​Kollupitiya) and David (Canada),​​ father-in-law of Naomi,​​ loving grandfather of Dielle and Aaron,​​ everloving brother of Rachel,​​ Joseph,​​ late Jeyaraj Charles,​​ late Daisy Ebenezer,​​ Rev. Joseph Charles,​​ Douglass Rajendran and Vasantha Jeyaraj. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​​ Galkissa from 9.00 a.m. on Saturday 14th September. Service at Christ Church,​​ Dehiwala on Sunday at 3.00 p.m. followed by burial at Galkissa Cemetery.092270

HYACINTH SENAKA (Formerly of Hayley’s Ltd.). Beloved wife of Don Senaka; loving mother of Venica,​ Yohan and Rehan; mother-in-law of Roshan,​ Aloka and Dinushki; beloved sister of late Milroy Fernando; grandmother of Verosha,​ Veroshi,​ Vinodh and Vinudh,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Sunday the 15th of September 2019 (42/​3,​ Jubilee Mawatha,​ Mattakkuliya,​ Colombo 15) to St. Mary’s Church,​ Mattakkuliya and thereafter for burial at Madampitiya Cemetery,​ Colombo 14.092326

MR. ABOOBUCKER SERIFDEEN NAGURPICHCHEI (Retired Teacher). Beloved husband of Mrs. Sukanthi Saneeha Sheriffdeen (Retired Teacher),​ beloved father-in-law of Mrs. Siththi Aysha Naim (NDB Bank),​ beloved father of Mr. Surathman Deen (former Chief Operating Officer of Pelwatta Sugar Corporation /​ Working Director of Sri Lanka Tea Board),​ marked his departure on 13th Sep. Funeral took place at Muslim Burial Grounds,​ Jawatte on the same day at 5.00 p.m.092222

PANNILA - C.W. (Former Assistant Secretary General of Parliament). Dearly beloved husband of the late Damaris Pannila,​ loving father of Kumara,​ Priyangani and Mahasen,​ much loved father-in-law of Champa,​ Upul and Varuni,​ beloved grandfather of Hasini,​ Praveeni,​ Dishni and Ruchira,​ brother of Anula Eriyagama,​ the late Sumana Gunasekera,​ Kusuma Gauthamadasa,​ the late Wimala Gurugamage and Upali Pannila. Cortege leaves residence 633/​6,​ Daisy Mawatha,​ Kotte on 15th September 2019 at 4 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5 p.m. (Old Crematorium).092323

WICKRAMARACHCHI PRASANNA KUMAR,​ former Managing Director,​ Sri Lanka Telecom. Beloved husband of Chandrani,​ precious father of Damayanthi and Sanjeewa,​ father-in-law of Rohan Seneviratne and Heather,​ most loving grandfather of Kivindu and Kavya,​ brother of late Sanath,​ late Chithrangani,​ late Nalani and of Ranjan,​ Sumithra,​ Jayantha and Ransiri,​ brother-in-law of Nihal Rajakaruna,​ Lalith Rajakaruna and Tilak Rajakaruna and Manel Atapattu. Remains lie at 26,​ Station Lane,​ Nugegoda. Cortege leaves at 5 p.m. for Cremation at 6 p.m. at Borella General Cemetery on 15th September 2019.092333

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