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ABEYSEKERA - EDIRIMUNI GARVIN DE ZOYSA. Dearly beloved husband of Florence,​ loving father of Dilsha Surini (Teacher),​ Vishvananda (Marine Chief Engineer),​ Piyal (Rtd. Major General),​ father-in-law of late Nihal (Engineer),​ Sandya (Acocuntant) and Sandamali,​ loving grandfather of Muditha,​ Ashvini,​ Natasha,​ Kehan and Vinura,​ son of Mr. & Mrs. Edirimuni James De Zoysa Abeysekera,​ brother of late Tennyson (Rtd. Brigadier),​ Norman (Irrigation),​ Loreta,​ Olga,​ Herloy,​ Patricia and Maureen. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia to General Cemetery,​ Mount Lavinia (Nisalaa Sevana) on Sunday 16th September 2018 at 1.00 p.m.106633

FERNANDO - WINIFREEDA nee DEP WEERASINGHE. Wife of late Hubert Fernando,​ loving mother of Dhammika (USA),​ mother-in-law of Thilak (USA),​ sister of late George Alston,​ Gratien,​ Neville,​ Baba Neville and Rose and of Shelton,​ Elsie and Iris. Burial at St. Joseph’s Church (Uyana),​ Moratuwa Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. from 167/​10,​ Watson Peiris Mawatha,​ Moratuwa on Tuesday the 18th September.106655

HIRIMUTHUGODA - UDAYAPREMA JAYASIRI (Attorney-at-Law & Acting Magistrate,​ Homagama). Most beloved husband of Charmaine and everloving father of Sharmila and Sujan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 16th September for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.00 p.m.106649

JUSTICE P.H.K. KULATILAKA (Retired Judge of the Court of Appeal,​ former Co-Director,​ Sri Lanka Judges’ Institute). Loving husband of Rathnalatha (nee Koswatta),​ loving father of Dr. Shalindra Ranasinghe (University of Sri Jayewardenepura) and Sanjaya Ranasinghe (Brisbane,​ Australia),​ father-in-law of Dr. Harsha Sathischandra (NHSL) and Natasha and grandfather of Anuja,​ Anagi,​ Nayli and Sayon. Remains lie at Jayaratne VIP Restpect Home,​ 483,​ Bauddhaloka Mawatha,​ Colombo 8 (between AMW Showroom and Devi Balika). Cortege leaves at 4.30 p.m. on Monday 17th September 2018 for cremation at Borella Kanatta.106657

THAWFEEK - M.S.M. (Ex-UN Consultant). Dearly beloved husband of Ruwaiza,​ loving father of Rifka Mackie (Brunei) and Azim Thawfeek (RDC),​ father-in-law of Dr. Ahmad Mackie (Brunei),​ Raushan and Ruhaika,​ grandfather of Awad Ahmad,​ Rahmah,​ Inaam Ahmed,​ Sarah and Salma,​ brother of Azeeza,​ Nihar and the late Marzook,​ Zarook,​ Hidaya,​ Razick and Nizam,​ brother-in-law of Jawahira,​ Abdul Rafi,​ Badiya and late Kafoor,​ Sahil and Farook,​ son of late Mr. P.S.M. Sheriff and Haleema Umma and son-in-law of late I.L.M. Ibrahim and Ummu Afeera. Janaza took place from 44/​28,​ Solomon Avenue,​ Pamankade Road,​ Colombo 06 on 13th September. May Allah Grant Him Jannathul Firdhous. Ameen.106654

WIMALARATNE - DR. K.D.G. (Retired Director National Archives). Beloved husband of Daminie,​ loving father of Peshala and Janisha,​ father-in-law of Joost and Mahendra,​ grandfather of Kevin and Kiara,​ passed away. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. from 347/​14,​ 4th Cross Street,​ Kotte Road,​ Nugegoda for cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte (Borella) at 5.00 p.m. on Sunday 16th September. No flowers by request.106621

ARIYAWANSA - MRS. WIMALA (Born: 31.07.1940 - Dead: 14.09.2018). Beloved wife of late Mr. Boyd Stanley Ariyawansa,​ mother of Dr. Ajith Pem Ariyawansa (Australia) and Renuke Anil Ariyawansa. Cremation will be held at Kapuwatta Cemetery on Monday 17th September at 4.00 p.m.106660

COREA - CARINA TONI (nee DE SAMPAYO) - Beloved wife of the late Malcolm Corea,​ sister of Shireen Fennel,​ Rienzie De Alwis,​ Nihal and Malick De Sampayo,​ sister-in-law of the late Ernest Corea,​ Eunice Perera and Ernestine De Silva. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Sunday 16th September at 10.30 a.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 11.00 a.m.106661

FERNANDO - CAMIL JOSEPH - Beloved husband of Anula,​ brother of Pauline and Leonie,​ brother-in-law of Rodney Gunarwardene,​ Ranjith,​ Gamini and Nimal Pathmasiri,​ expired. Viewing on Sunday 16th September from 8.00 a.m. at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt.Lavinia and burial at 5.00 p.m. at St.Joseph’s Church Burial Ground. Uyana Road,​ Moratuwa.106662

MENDIS - DISILDA LENA (Retired Teacher) - Wife of late Piyaseela Sirilal,​ beloved mother of Dilangani & Merl,​ late Priyantha & of Virajini,​ Lakshitha & Naomi,​ grandmother of Dileni & Roharsha,​ Dammika & Nirukshi,​ Lahiruni & Naduni,​ great-grandmother of Roshalya,​ Misheya & Neshaya,​ called to eternal rest with Jesus. Home funeral service commences at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 17th September. Cortege leaves residence 12/​1,​ Upper Indibedda Road,​ Moratuwa by Vehicle Procession after the service,​ funeral services will be at the Moratumulla Methodist Church at 4.00 p.m. and burial thereafter in the Church Cemetery.106664

PETER - CHRISTOBEL GNANATHEEBAM (nee ALEXANDER),​ daughter of late Mr E.J. & Grace Alexander,​ daughter-in-law of late Mr. S.R. & Rachel Peter,​ beloved wife of Reggie,​ mother /​ mother-in-law of Cheryl /​ Sumedha,​ Chandru /​ Theruni,​ grandmother of Sonali,​ Shehanie,​ Shenal,​ Angelo,​ Aaron,​ Andrew and Ashel,​ sister of Bernie,​ Mano and Roja. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 16th September for Service and Burial at Christ Church,​ Kotte at 4.30 p.m.106663

WICKRAMARACHCHI - KAMALA (nee WIJENAYAKE) - Beloved wife of late Mahinda Wickramarachchi,​ loving mother of Mangala,​ Nadika,​ Manjula and Gayathri,​ loving mother-in-law of Manjula,​ Daya Ranamukhaarachchi,​ Manjula and Deshan Hewavithana,​ beloved sister of Percy,​ late Wimala,​ and Vinitha,​ precious grandmother of Malin,​ Sural,​ Milan,​ Sanduni,​ Sayuri,​ Sayuru,​ Naleesh and Tenuli,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 17th September 2018 at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. No. 12,​ Udaya Mawatha,​ Templers Road,​ Mount Lavinia.106666