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Obituaries

AL HAJ M. MOHIDEEN ARIFF,​ Old Zahirian,​ ex Co Member Maradana Mosque,​ ex. Member Board of Governors Zahira College,​ Colombo,​ Treasurer of Sri Lanka Pakistan Friendship Association,​ ex. Staff of Kaleels Maradana Nursing Home,​ ex. General Manager Aristons Pvt Ltd.,​ son of late Mr. O.M. Ariff and late Ummul Atheeca Thajudeen of (Clifton Lane),​ son in law of late Mr & Mrs Razak (Balangoda) husband of Sithy Uveisha (Sister former Kaleels Maradana Nursing Home),​ father of Fathima Rozana,​ M Rishan (Cool Planet),​ F. Rehana and M Rilvan (Dubai),​ father-in-law of M Fazeem,​ Amanath Travels Fathima Zilmina Zarook,​ M Ihthisham (Ytel Solutions),​ Fathima Rizla brother of Hussain (Jetmod),​ Muhiseen (Zahira College Colombo (POG),​ Azhar,​ late Noorul Azeema Haniffa,​ Moulavi Thajul Ansar,​ M Refai Ariff (F R Pyramid) and Ariff (F R Pyramid) and Ummu Rahila,​ loving grandfather of Rashdan,​ Yahya,​ Tayyiba,​ Nadra,​ Nazaha,​ Nawreen and Hayba. Janaza leaves residence No. 79/​1E,​ Saman Uyana,​ Kumarage Waththa,​ Mahakurunduwatte,​ Jayawadanagama Battaramulla on 10th November 2019 for Prayers at Maradana Jumma Masji at 10.00 a.m. and will proceed to Kuppiyawatta Muslim Burial Grounds.112072

AMARATUNGA RANJIT - Beloved husband of Surangani (nee Mahadiulwewa),​ much loved father of Dineli,​ father-in-law of Justin Charlesworth,​ grandfather of Isobel and Sophie,​ passed away. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella from Friday 8th November 2019 from 10.00 a.m. Cremation 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 10th November at General Cemetery,​ Borella.110934

DE SILVA NIHAL - Retired Assistant General Manager,​ People’s Bank,​ Colombo. Beloved husband of Aloma and loving father of Nuradha and Surangi Kanchana,​ father-in-law of Rashmini Dabarera and Sampath Devamitta,​ passed away on 7th Nov. 2019. Cortege leaves residence (24/​1,​ Polgahahena,​ Ragama - One mile from Kandana Junction) at 3.30 p.m. on Monday the 11th of Nov. 2019 for cremation at Battuwatta Cemetery.112045

JAYASINGHE - BRIAN - Beloved husband of Doreen,​ brother of late Lional,​ late Herbert,​ late Gerald,​ late Mervin,​ Marjorie (UK),​ Gladstone-Ranji (US),​ and Ananda (UK),​ brother-in-law of Reggie,​ Immo and Prinith,​ father of Devika (Canada),​ Surangani,​ Rohan (Germany),​ Yamuna (Canada),​ Anura (Canada),​ Hiran,​ Deepani (Canada),​ and Ranjith,​ father-in-law of Eng. Saliya,​ Kumudini,​ Linda,​ Saman and Nishanthi,​ grandfather of Theo,​ Tina,​ Kalinda,​ Thulika,​ Kolitha,​ Janina,​ Marvin,​ Jessie,​ Jenny,​ Natasha,​ Kavisha,​ Sachitha,​ Thushanka and Oshani,​ four great-grandchildren,​ deceased. Remains will lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia and funeral on Monday 11th at 4 p.m. at Anglican Section of General Cemetery,​ Mt.Lavinia.112052

JAYASINGHE - NESTA (Lived peacefully for 89 years). Beloved daughter of late Peter and Freeda Rodrigo of Yatiyana,​ Minuwangoda. Wife of late Joseph Martinus Jayasinghe (Kurunegala) Dearly beloved sister of late Marie Abeysekera,​ late Anne De Alwis,​ Stella Perera,​ Donita Dassanayake and late Joe Rodrigo,​ loving mother of Jennifer,​ Sheila,​ Carmen,​ late Erin,​ Dorothy,​ Jerome (USA) and Jude,​ loving mother-in-law of Sextus Nanayakkara,​ late Stanley Perera,​ Susil Fernando (JL),​ Bryan Pillay,​ Lakshman Wijekoon,​ Helen Jayasinghe (USA) and Shiromini De Alwis,​ loving grandmother of Malinda Nanayakkara (Navoka) & Manojini Alahakone,​ Imara Perera & Eshan Perera,​ Nirmal Fernando (UK),​ & Niroshmal Fernando (USA),​ Neelan Pillay (USA) & Neeliya Pillay,​ Dilakshi De Silva & Daffodil Soertsz (Aus),​ Jehani & Shahan Jayasinghe (USA),​ Shamil Jayasinghe (Aus) & Lashane Jayasinghe (Aus),​ loving grand Aunt of Nishi Handunnettige,​ Thunira Alahakone,​ Trilan Perera (Lanka Shipping),​ Dinali Fernando (UK),​ Anne Lenora (USA),​ Jennifer Adrian Pillay (USA),​ Nilu de Alwis (Aus),​ Sanuja De Silva (SCB),​ Ryan Soertsz (Aus),​ Keshia Congreve (Aus),​ great grandmother of Sanketh Nanayakkara,​ Amata,​ Claire & Shemaya Alahakone,​ Demithra,​ Theodore & Meghan Perera,​ Dinethra & Nethara Fernando (UK),​ Nindra & Driyana Fernando (USA),​ Noah & Atara Jayasinghe (Aus),​ Arallie Jayasinghe (Aus),​ Ayden & Danyelle De Silva. Remains will lie at “the Restpect Home” by Jayaratne Borella on Saturday Nov. 9th from 9.00 a.m. - 9.00 p.m. and taken to Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Kurunegala on Sunday Nov. 10th for visitation from 9.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m. and thereafter cortege will leave to Kurunegala General Cemetery Catholic Section for burial at 4.30 p.m. [Informants: Jude Jayasinghe (077) 2794952 /​ Dorothy Wijeykoon (077) 9368054].111928

PERERA - JEAN (nee SENEVIRATNE) - Wife of late Irwin,​ beloved mother of Suresh (Mann IT and formerly of Wetherby Training Services),​ Kumar and late Ruwan,​ mother-in-law of Ruchira and Chandrika,​ grandmother of Rishani (AmSafe Bridport),​ Asanka (Sub Warden,​ S. Thomas’ College,​ Mt.Lavinia) and Thilani,​,​ great-grandmother of Suraaya. Remains lie at Jayaratna Funeral Parlour,​ Kalubowila from Saturday 9th November at 10 a.m. Burial and service at SS. Mary and John Church,​ Nugegoda on Sunday 10th November at 3 p.m.111370

RANASINGHE - TISSA - Beloved husband of Sally,​ loving father of Manil and Kushan,​ father-in-law of Dave Brough and Sarah,​ brother of Parinda and late Mahesha,​ passed away peacefully in the UK on 31st October 2019. Funeral will be held in the UK. Email: t​i​s​s​a​a​n​d​s​a​l​l​y​@​a​o​l​.​c​o​m​110831

WICKRAMASINGHE - DR. HIMATHLAL NISSANKA (H.N.) - Beloved husband of Nelun,​ beloved father of Hiranthi and Dushani,​ father-in-law of Mahen De Saram and Sanjeewa Dasanayaka,​ grandfather of Rehan,​ Reanna,​ Ruanka and Swyree,​ passed away peacefully on 08.11.2019. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Funeral Parlour at 2 p.m. on Monday 11th November 2019 for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 2.30 p.m. (New Crematorium).111826

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