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ABEYSINGHE - COLLIN - Beloved husband of Mangalika and loving father of Nemantha,​ Milinda (UK),​ Yasendree (UK),​ Mayondhi (Australia),​ brother of Mervin and late Noel,​ Brenda and Florence,​ father-in-law of Dhaneesha,​ Lankika,​ Wijay and Hasitha,​ passed away peacefully on 18.10.2019. Remains lie at the Restpect Home by Jayaratne’s. Cremation will be held at the Borella Cemetery at 4 p.m. on Sunday 20th October.104446

ABEYSUNDARA - SARATH - Dearly beloved busband of late Ramani,​ precious father of Manisha,​ Asanka,​ loving father-in-law of Shehan,​ Indika,​,​ grandfather of Menusha,​ Ayod,​ Mevinu,​ loving brother of Rohini,​ Chandana,​ Ranjitha,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 12/​2,​ Pirivena Road,​ Ratmalana at 4 p.m. on Sunday the 20th October for cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 5 p.m.104188

DAVID - SHAN (Stassens Group),​ beloved husband of Jennifer,​ loving father of Steve (United Motors),​ Dihan (Discovery International),​ and Deborah,​ son of Mrs. Lucy David & late Mr. D.N.A. David,​ brother of Dulcie and Dionnie,​ brother-in-law of Sathivelu,​ Suresh,​ Rosemary and late Pradeep. Funeral Service will be held at Mahinda Funeral Parlour - Wattala at 3 p.m. on Sunday,​ 20th October 2019. Cortege leaves for Burial at Wattala Public Cemetery (behind St. Anne’s Church) at 3.30 p.m.104459

DE ZOYSA - ASOKA. Son of the late G.R. de Zoysa and Mary Theresa de Zoysa,​ husband of Ranjani,​ father of Thavisha Goonewardane,​ Harshitha Wannigama,​ Bimal and Aloka (Girisha),​ brother of the late Victor and Mervyn and of Bernard,​ Ranjith and Daisy. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella from 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 19th October 2019. Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella on Sunday 20th October 2019 at 10.00 a.m. at Old Crematorium. No flowers by request.104379

JOSEPH - J. RANSIRINI DEVIKA - Wife of C.B.M. Joseph,​ loving mother of Ravika and Premika (UK),​ mother-in-law of Dishan (MAS Holdings),​ daughter of late Moses Fernando and Shirley Fernando,​ sister of late Shantha and of Malathi and Ratna,​ sister-in-law of Carmen,​ late Ranjan and of Deepal,​ darling Achcha of Shenela,​ Shenaya and Kiara (UK),​ expired. Remains will lie at the residence,​ 70,​ Rawathawatte Road,​ Moratuwa from 9 a.m. on Sunday,​ October 20,​ 2019. Cortege leaves residence for Service at the Queen of Angels Church,​ Rawathawatte at 3.30 p.m. and burial at the Church Cemetery.104445

KANAGASUNDRAM CURTIS (Canada) - (Formerly of Carson Cumberbatch Ltd,​ Sri Lanka and the World Food Programme/​FAO,​ Italy). Beloved husband of Ranjana (nee Selvarajah),​ loving father of Dinesh and Romani,​ father-in-law of Dr. Vinita (nee Dudey),​ precious grandfather of Dravid,​ Asha,​ Jehan and Niam,​ son-in-law of the late Reginald and Grace Selvarajah,​ beloved eldest son of the late Advocate Theophilus Curtis and late Mary Curtis,​ dear brother of Emily Gnanapragasam (Canada),​ Ratna Buell (Canada),​ NadaniWelikala (UK),​ SriRanjan Curtis (Australia),​ Nagendran Curtis (Sri Lanka),​ Sri Skandarajah Curtis (Australia),​ Gloria Gunanayagam (Canada),​ Benjamin Curtis (Canada),​ Patricia Mills (Canada),​ John Curtis (Australia),​ Ernest Curtis (Canada) and Dawn Manohararaj (Canada). Funeral service to be held at the First Alliance Church,​ 3250 Finch Avenue East,​ Scarborough,​ Canada at 10.00 am on Monday October 21,​ 2019. (Email: k​a​n​a​.​s​y​m​p​a​t​h​y​@​g​m​a​i​l​.​c​o​m​).104442

KASINATHAR - MRS. ARULNESAMMA - We deeply regret to announce the death of Mrs. A. Kasinathar on 16.10.2019,​ beloved wife of late Seenithamby Kasinathar - Retired Principal,​ beloved mother of Dr Mrs. Mehala Ravichandran (Regional Malaria Officer,​ Batticaloa),​ Dr. K. Paranthamalingam (Consultant Orthodontist,​ Colombo South Teaching Hopital,​ Kalubowila),​ Mr. K. Ravindralingam (Deputy Project Director,​ Road Development Authority,​ Colombo),​ Mrs. Nivethika Ravichandran (Land Reform Commission,​ Kachcheri,​ Ampara),​ mother-in-law of Mr T Ravichandran (Retired Principal,​ Technical College,​ Batticaloa),​ Susikala Paranthamalingam (former Teacher,​ Ramanathan Hindu Ladies College,​ Colombo),​ Dr Mrs. Malervatheni Ravindralingam (Castle Street Hospital for Women,​ Colombo),​ Mr. T. Ravichandran (ISA,​ Kalkuda Zonal Education Office,​ Valaicheni) and grandmother of Jathusan & Mayushan (Students at St. Michael’s College,​ Batticaloa),​ Kavin,​ Navinan,​ Navinthan & Abinithan (Students at Royal College,​ Colombo) and Ashwini (Student at Methodist College,​ Colombo). Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella on Friday 18.10.2019 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and at No. 3,​ Maruthady Road,​ Batticaloa from Saturday 19.10.2019,​ Hindu Religious rituals commence at 2 p.m. on Sunday 20.10.2019 and cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at Kalliyankadu Hindu Cemetery,​ Batticaloa. Tel: 0112556926,​ 0777802495,​ 0652224830.103229

ROSA - HERMIONE YVONNE - Called home peacefully to her Lord and Saviour Jesus on October 19,​ 2019. Most beloved wife of late Cecil Rosa,​ precious mother of Cherille,​ Nishika and Asoka,​ Lilamani and Indra,​ darling Aarchie of Keshia and Juho,​ Yohan and Mandy,​ darling Loku Aarchie of Ariella and Micha,​ loving sister of late Evelyn,​ Dora,​ Garret,​ Edgar,​ Noel,​ Herbert and Teddy. Remains will be at Restpect Home by Jayaratne (483,​ Bauddhaloka Mawatha,​ Colombo) from 8.30 a.m. on October 21,​ 2019 followed by the Service at 3 p.m. and Cremation at 4.30 p.m. at the General Cemetery Borella (new Crematorium).104461

WAIDYASEKERA - MRS. CHANDRA - Attidiya. Beloved wife of late Mr. A.N.D. Waidyasekera,​ the beloved mother of (late) Harsha (Janashree,​ Aanjalie and Bobby and mother-in-law of Lanka and Siddeek,​ grandmother of Darshi and Delano,​ great-grandmother of Manuga,​ expired. The funeral will be held at Mount Lavinia Cemetery on the 20th Sunday of October at 5.00 p.m. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m.104219