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Obituaries

DEVAPURA - IRANGANI - Daughter of late Mr & Mrs W. Stanley Fernando,​ loving mother of Roshini & Nimal,​ grandmother of Maneesha,​ Udayangani & Tharaka,​ sister of Dr. Hugh Gunawardena,​ late Lakshmi & Swarna,​ passed away peacefully. A private funeral was given according to her wishes. 40/​1,​ Hamers Avenue,​ Wellawatte.106066

DE SILVA - CHRISANTHA NALIN - Consultnat Engineer at Sri Lanka Cricket,​ former Civil Engineering Contractor,​ Past President - Colombo District Cricket Association,​ Past President - Lions Club of Moratuwa,​ Past President Moratuwa Sports Club,​ Vice Patron - Prince of Wales College OBA. Son of late Mr. & Mrs. W.R. De Silva,​ son-in-law of late Marcus & Rita Fonseka,​ dearly beloved husband of late Nalini,​ ever loving father of Chrisharmi (Architect - Dubai),​ Charuni (HSBC - Dubai) and Nadika (Banker - Dubai),​ much loved father-in-law of Chester Cruse (HSBC - Dubai) and precious grandfather of Chenaya & Chelsea,​ brother of Rexwel (late) & Erma,​ late Norma & Anton (Canada),​ Rani & Rex,​ Wijesuriya,​ late Nihal & Manel,​ Neomal & Nishani,​ brother-in-law of Sriyani & Annesley,​ Chandral & Ayoma,​ Lalith & Sukumali. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 27th October 2019 at 2.00 pm. 80,​ Lady De Soysa Drive,​ Uyana,​ Moratuwa for service at 2.30 p.m. at Holy Emmanuel Church,​ Rawathawatta,​ Moratuwa for burial at Church Cemetery.106416

DE SILVA - E.F.K. (Former KG Teacher - Bishop’s College,​ Col-3) - Loving mother of Shiran (Arpico),​ Charmika Dineeka (MAS) and Anushi,​ mother-in-law of Lalith,​ Nuwan and late Ruklanthie,​ grandmother of Mahesh,​ Diluni,​ Lahiru,​ Prameshie,​ Chathumi,​ Malmi,​ Praveen,​ Theekshana,​ Sandami,​ Sithumi and Eathen. Funeral service at 4 p.m. and thereafter cremation at Godigamuwa Cemetery on Monday 28 October. Remains lie at 26/​1,​ Mahamegarama Rd,​ Maharagama.106757

DHARMADASA - W. (DHARE’) - Husband of Kaminy Ellawala Dharmadasa,​ father of Arjun,​ Dini,​ Ruwan and Saliya,​ father-in-law of Hiran,​ Tania and Sashi,​ much loved grandfather of Ashwini,​ Aarthi,​ Janith,​ Rithikand,​ the late Sadeva and Avendra,​ passed away peacefully on the 17th of October. A private funeral was held according to his wishes.106591

FERNANDO - NINETTE nee DE MEL (Retired English Teacher) - Wife of the late Anton,​ mother of the late Rohan,​ Sherine,​ Hemaka,​ mother-in-law of Desmond de Silva,​ Shiroma,​ Nishani,​ Achcha of Sheranga and Rehan,​ Raveen and Anoji,​ Harshaka and Veranja,​ Sharmeen and Iresha,​ great-grandmother of Reshan and Dehan. Cortege leaves residence 14/​3,​ Lady Evelyn de Soysa Road,​ Moratuwa on 28th at 4 p.m. for service at Holy Emmanuel Church. Burial at the Church Cemetery at 5 p.m. No flowers please.106768

JAYAWARDANA - GAMINI (Retired Manager,​ People’s Bank) - Beloved husband of Manel (Retired People’s Bank),​ loving father of Dilanka (People’s Bank),​ Dinuka (HSenid),​ loving brother of Premila and Ramani,​ expired. Funeral on Sunday 27th at 3.00 p.m. at St. Philipneri’s Church,​ Katukurunda. 898/​4,​ Ranges Mawatha,​ Katukurunda,​ Kalutara.106531

KUNANANDHAM CHRISTIE VIJAYAKUMAR - Dearly beloved husband of Daisy,​ loved son of late Alfred and Lily,​ brother of Stella (UK),​ late Shanthi and Grace,​ passed away peacefully. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. A service will be held at 3.30 p.m. at the parlour on Monday 28th October. Cortege leaves the parlour at 4.00 p.m on same day for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 4.30 p.m. (New Crematorium).106784

PERERA KUSUMA (nee JAYASINGHE) - Beloved wife of Ariyawansa Perera (Former V.C. Chairman - Udubaddawa),​ loving mother of Anusha,​ Muthukumarana (Commissioner - Workmen’s Compensation) and Duminda Perera (Chief Executive Officer - Printxcel Packaging (Pvt) Ltd),​ loving mother-in-law of Nimal Muthukumarana (Attorney-at-Law) and Krishanthi Dharmasiriwardana,​ loving sister of late Hema Jayasinghe,​ late Dr. J.B. Jayasinghe,​ Leela Perera and late Kirthsiri Jayasinghe (Attorney-at-Law),​ loving grandmother of Chatura,​ Tharindu,​ Dulmeth and Dulsith. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from 10 a.m. onwards on Sunday 27th October 2019 and cremation at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Borella on Monday October 28th 2019.106786

STANISLAUS - CELIA (former Vice Principal of St. Bridgets Convent,​ Colombo 07). Beloved wife of late Gerry Stanislaus,​ mother of Sanjay,​ mother-in-law of Arumala,​ darling grandma of Sachin,​ daughter of late Mr & Mrs Saverimuttu,​ sister of (late Hilda Arumainayagam,​ Hippolyta Saverimuttu,​ Wilfred Saverimuttu,​ Emma Santiapillai),​ and Rita Sandrasargra,​ Naomi Saverimuttu,​ loving aunt of (late Minoli Paul),​ and Shirani Santiapillai,​ Raj Santiapillai,​ Rishya Santipillai,​ passed away after a brief illness on 20th October 2019. Funeral will take place on the 29th October at 11.00 a.m. at St. Mary Magdelene Church Whetstone London N20 9AE. No flowers by request,​ any donations to cancer research. 5 Cavendish Avenue,​ London N3 3QP UK.106338

UPALI ROHITH SILVA - Darling husband of Sandhya (nee Kalipearachchi) - Maths Teacher. Darling Thaththi of Umesh Rameshini and Shanki,​ passed away peacefully. 00447983150700,​ UK. Cremation will take place in London.106750

YATAWARA - BAHAR LELANI MANIQUE - Wife of Isy Bahar; daughter of Dr. & Mrs. J. Yatawara; sister of Tissa,​ Tilaka and Rajan; sister-in-law of Esme,​ Rosemarie,​ Ihan,​ Dhane,​ Moorja & Alfie. Cremation at Eldeniya Crematorium,​ Kadawatha on Sunday 27th October 2019 at 4.00 p.m. No. 126,​ Major Saman Siriwardena Mawatha,​ Ruppagoda,​ Kadawatha.106514

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