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ABHAYARATNA - M.D.C. (formerly of the Department of Geography,​ University of Sri Jayewardenepura). Beloved husband of Deepa (nee Wijegunawardena),​ much loved father and father-in-law of Janani and Dulana,​ Achala and Tharaka,​ Sachith and Hasini,​ expired. Funeral took place at Battaramulla Cemetery on 30 May 2020. Friends and relations,​ please accept this intimation. No. 509,​ Kottawa Road,​ Hokandara. email: d​e​e​p​a​.​a​b​h​a​y​a​r​a​t​n​a​@​y​a​h​o​o​.​c​o​m​036580

AMATH - GNAI BOGOOS (Retired Senior Staff Nurse of Sulaiman Hospital). Beloved daughter Mrs. Fareena Kamaleen,​ expired on 13th March 2020. Son-in-law Nasir Kamaleen and grandson Azwan Kamaleen. May Almighty Allah. Grant her Jannathul Firdouse. No. 1097-G/​4,​ Vijayaba Mawatha,​ Hunupitiya,​ Wattala. T.P. 071-5555930.035828

BULANKULAME - E.C. (RENE). Wife of late Parakrama Bulankulame,​ mother of Dhammika,​ Anura,​ Suresh and Pasangi,​ mother-in-law of Thushari,​ Enoka,​ Ashantha and Nimali,​ grandmother of Anuka,​ Maithri,​ Senadhi,​ Rehana,​ Ayansa and Ahasna. Remains lie at Jayaratna Funeral Parlour,​ Borella on Sunday 12th July and cremation at 5.00 p.m.036964

FERREIRA - SHIELA WINIFRED nee DE KAUWE. Dearest wife of James Walter (Sana) deceased. Darling mother of Merly Eardly,​ Roger,​ Marlene Vanden Driesen,​ Stanley,​ Olive De Silva,​ Jimmy,​ Kenneth,​ mother-in-law of Theja,​ Edward,​ Barbara,​ Ronald,​ Carmaline. Remains lie at No. 28A-55,​ Rukmalgama Housing Scheme,​ Kottawa,​ Pannipitiya. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. for General Cemetery,​ Borella R.C. Section for burial on Sunday 12th July 2020. Roger - T.P. 0774340068.036871

KARTHELIS - ASIRI. Called to rest with Jesus. Dearest husband of late Jayasika Miranthi Fernando, beloved father of Asheen (AIA) and Menali (ECD Global), father-in-law of Dulani (HSBC), loving grandfather of Aiden, beloved son of late Mr. and Mrs. Victor Karthelis and brother of Vasana (Wesley College) and Ayesha (Carey College). Remains will lie at Seva Sevana of the Methodist Church, Rawathawatte. Cortege leaves Seva Sevana on Sunday 12th July 2020 at 4 pm. for the Church Service and thereafter for burial at 5 p.m. at the Methodist Section of the Rawathawatte Cemetery.

MRS JACINTHA SELVARANI THAYALAN.​ Born in Nelliyadi,​ Jaffna and resided in Negombo,​ passed away peacefully on Friday (10.07.2020) in Negombo. She was the loving eldest daughter of late Joseph Varaprakasam and Claramma,​ loving daughter-in-law of late S.M. Soosipillai and late Paulin Pushpam,​ beloved wife of Soosaipillai Alphons Antony Thayalan,​ loving mother of Vinoth Charles and Priyanth Jaison (Australia),​ a loving sister of Masilla Thavarani (Italy),​ Mary Grace Reji,​ Amalan Joy (Canada) and Mary Jenitta,​ a loving sister-in-law of late Gunalan,​ Sahayan,​ Nathan (UK),​ Wimalan,​ Jude Vilvaraj (Italy),​ Maxi Rajkumar,​ Priyanthini (Canada),​ Dr. Lucinda,​ Angela (UK) and Chamini. The remains lie at their residence 15/​1,​ Asarappa Road,​ Negombo. Cortege leaves the residence after the final blessings at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday the 12th July for burial to the Negombo General Cemetery. We kindly inform you that this announcement is provided for all family and friends. Information - Husband - Soosaipillai Thayalan Tel. 0712723385,​ Son - Vinoth Charles Tel. 0774082020036966

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Lalitha Jayantha perera (Retired. Snr. Director, Board of Investment of Sri Lanka), passed away peacefully on 02nd July 2020. Birth 28th May 1956 Beloved son of late Mr. Walter Perera & Late Mrs. Mary Gladis, loving husband of Ramani, dearest thaththi of Malinda & Nadeesha, beloved brother of Rita, Malkanthi, Nelum, Shamalie & Sujeewa, beloved brother-in-law of Hema, Indra, Sarath, Pushpa and Kumara. Remains lie at 1/40, Wiharawaththa lane, Jayagath Road, Nawinna, Maharagama. Funeral will be held at Godigamuwa Cemetary, Maharagama on 06th July 2020 at 4.00 p.m.. Cottage leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. Contact : 0770 745 637

 

ABAYAGUNAWARDENE - BANDULA. Co-ordinating Secretary to the Chief Secretary,​ Southern Province. Husband of Samanmalee Wijayawardhana and father of Kosala,​ expired on 05th June 2020. Cremation took place on the following day at Thalahena General Cemetery. 67/​E/​4,​ 2nd Lane,​ Vihara Mawatha,​ Kothalawala,​ Kaduwela.034352

GURUSINGHE. At rest with Jesus. CARYL HORTENSE (nee TISSAARATCHI). Beloved wife of late Emile,​ precious mother of late Adrian,​ daughter of late Harry and Mercy Tissaaratchi,​ much loved sister of late Rhona Senanayake and of Dagma Wickramasinghe,​ sister-in-law of late Laal Wickramasinghe,​ Naomi and late Shanthi Perera,​ Ranjith and Gwen Gurusinghe,​ Rani and late Ajith Palihakkara,​ dearly loved aunt of Tanya,​ Fiona,​ late Dmitri,​ Roshanara,​ Sonali and Dilrukshi,​ devoted companion and friend of Darshini,​ passed away peacefully to the nearer presence of the Lord on 5th May 2020. Cremation took place on the same day. Friends and relations please accept this intimation.033864

JARKEY - JEANNE (ACHILLES),​ passed away peacefully on 3 July 2020 in Australia. Wife of Anton; mother to Valerie (Welsh),​ Aubrey and Honorine,​ mother-in-law to Russell and Nerida,​ grandmother to Richard and Elizabeth; Alex and Angela; and Dominic,​ great-grandmother to Alicia,​ Melanie and Alice. Funeral on Wednesday,​ 8 July 2020 at 10 a.m.034947

We announce with deep sorrow the death of MOHAMED FAHMY MUKTHAR. Inna Lillahi Wainna Illaihi Rajioon. Son of late A.R.M. Mukthar and of the late Ummu Shifaa Mukthar,​ loving brother of Sithy Aadilah,​ late Thowfeek,​ late Luthfi,​ late Fawaz,​ late Rila & of Nawaaf,​ beloved husband of Fazeena,​ loving father of Fayyaz & Shaheeda,​ father-in-law of Faazil Deen & Ruzaila Zivar,​ loving grandfather of Nishaath,​ Azmath,​ Amaan,​ Aabidh & Aadhil,​ son-in-law of the late A.M.S. Deen and of the late Mrs. Sulaiha Deen,​ brother-in-law of late Mohamed Noor,​ Ajward,​ Ilham,​ Raihana,​ Zulfick Nawaziya,​ Fathima,​ Shukriya and Raheel. Janaza took place the same evening Saturday 27th June,​ 2020 at 8 pm at Kuppiyawatta Muslim Burial Grounds. Informant: Fayyaz Mukthar. No. 239/​5,​ High Level Road,​ Kirulapane,​ Colombo 5.034943

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JAYATHILAKA - Mrs. IRINE (DISSANAYAKE) retired Teacher Sri Pangnananda National College,​ Raddoluwa. Beloved wife of deceased Berty Dissanayake retired teacher,​ mother of Nirmala,​ Priyantha,​ deceased Geethani,​ Hemantha,​ Nishanthi and mother-in-law of Antony,​ Shivani,​ Charmaine,​ Prevetus,​ passed away. Funeral will take place at Roman Catholic Cemetery Kotarupe on Sunday 28th June at 3.00 p.m.032157

KEKULANDERA - LEELA (Tiny) nee OBEYESEKERE - Wife of late Sarath Kekulandera,​ beloved mother of Indra (UK) & Nalini,​ mother-in-law of Rodney Angunawela (UK),​ grandmother of Romesh (UK) & Shalini (UK),​ passed away peacefully on the 10th of May 2020. A private funeral took place on the 11th May. May she attain Nibbana. 171,​ Mahaweli Uyana,​ Watapuluwa,​ Kandy.032176

LA BROOY DONALD (Former Warrant Officer - Sri Lanka Air Force) at Rest with Jesus,​ loving husband of Babara (nee Petierize),​ darling father of Graeme,​ Maxie (Aus),​ Michelle (South Africa) and Wendall,​ father-in-law of Nira,​ Samantha,​ Maheshie and Sumith,​ son of late Mr and Mrs JVR La Brooy,​ brother of late Reinzie,​ late Bunny,​ late Carl,​ late Marie,​ Edward (UK) and Anne,​ brother-in-law of late Eric,​ late Eunice,​ late Yvonne,​ late Trilby,​ Jenny and Roy. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour,​ Borella. Burial on Sunday the 28th June at 3.30 p.m. at Borella Kanatte R.C. Section.032557

SRIKANTHA (nee PERERA) - EMILY AGNES. Beloved wife of late Bernard Srikantha (Attorney-at-Law,​ Ex Legal Draftsman Dep),​ daughter of late Dr Joseph and Eugine Perera,​ loving mother of Premlal,​ Premkumar and Premtilak (all of UK),​ mother-in-law of Gayathri,​ Aruni and Shanthi,​ Sister of late Ubolda and Grace,​ grandmother of Rukshan,​ Minali,​ Dilini and Gehan and Sheronne and great grandmother of Eshara,​ passed away on June 25,​ 2020. Cortege leaves residence “Sikurugiri”,​ Manaweriya,​ Madampella Road,​ Kochchikade at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 28th June for burial at Pallansena Roman Catholic Cemetery at 4.00 p.m.032408

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DASSANAYAKE - CHITRA RATWATTE - Beloved wife of the late Professor M.D. Dassanayake, loving mother of Damitha and Ujitha, mother-in-law of Franz Molamure and Dr. Puyanganie, precious Aththammi of Achindra, daughter of the late Alfred & Medduma Menike Kumarihamy Ratwatte, sister of the late Clement, Agnes, Mallika, Theodore, Hubert, Marcia, Lionel, Chandra and Damayantha; and of Dr. Asoka. Passed away on the 11th of June. A private funeral was held on the 13th of June in Kandy. 030792

DE SILVA - DR. TILAK,​ MS,​ FRCOG - Beloved husband of Chandra (nee Werapitiya),​ ever-loving father of Dr. Punyanganie (USA) and Manya (UK),​ father-in-law of Ujitha Dassanayake (USA) and Nipuni Gunathilake,​ son of late Mr. and Mrs. D.M. De Silva of Balapitiya,​ brother of Padmini,​ Chintha,​ Somi,​ late Subadra and late Sherman,​ brother-in-law of Jinadasa,​ late Austin,​ Prof. Ranawaka,​ Lucien,​ Erandhathie,​ Bandula,​ Walter,​ Sudharma,​ Badra (Australia),​ late Tilaka,​ Chitra and Yas,​ passed away peacefully in UK. Funeral took place on June 18th,​ 2020. The family wishes to thank all those who sent messages of condolence.029988

DR. JINADASA ILANGASINGHE,​ Attorney-at-law - Beloved husband of Karuna Ilangasinghe,​ father of Saman Ilangasinghe (USA),​ Dr. Anoja Rajapakse,​ Dr. Upul Ilangasinghe,​ father-in-law of Prof: Senaka Rajapakse,​ Dr. Sushika Diyabalanage,​ passed away. Family funeral was held. May he Attain Supreme Nibbana. 649,​ Bandarawatte,​ Kadawatha.030550

JOSEPH - SELVATHY - Beloved wife of the late Sylvester S. Joseph (Retired Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police),​ loving mother of Arjun,​ Selvi,​ Manjula and Vijay,​ adoring grandmother of Prianka and Divakar,​ passed away peacefully on June 10th 2020 in Sacramento,​ California. The funeral will be held on June 25th 2020 in Sacramento,​ California.030686

KUDALUGODA ARACHCHI - ASOKA DHARMAKEERTHI (Director C & N Education Consultants,​ Retired Matara District Education Planning Officer,​ Retired Teacher of Maliduwa Maha Vidyalaya,​ Godapitiya Maha Vidyalaya,​ Vice Principal of Telijjawila Central,​ Thihagoda Maha Vidyalaya). Beloved husband of Rukmani Candauda Arachchi (Retired Teacher),​ beloved father of Dr. Sagarika Samarasekera,​ Kesara Kudalugodaarachchi,​ Apsara Kariyapperuma,​ loving father-in-law of Dilip Samarasekera,​ Chulani Karunaratne,​ Sagara Kariyapperuma,​ beloved grandfather of Dillon,​ Nishan,​ Ahalya,​ Ayanka,​ Saajeevan,​ Sambhavya,​ Senhiru,​ loving brother of late Baby Kudalugodaarachchi,​ late Alice Wimalasena,​ Alice Rajapaksha,​ Karunawathi Rupasinghe,​ Francis Kudalugodaarachchi,​ Indrani Gunawardana,​ brother-in-law of late Lenin Divakara,​ C.A. Jagath,​ Pushparani Wickramaratna Dr. K.A Wikrama,​ late C.A. Sarathchandra,​ C.A. Harischandra,​ Ramani Dasanayaka Dr. C.A. Saliya passed away on 19th June 2020. Cortege leaves “The Respect Funeral Parlour” by Jayaratne’s (Bauddhaloka Mawatha,​ Colombo 8) on Sunday 21st June 2020 at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery’ Borella at 4.00 p.m. (Old Crematorium).030851

MALALGODA VIOLET AUGUSTA (TINY) - Beloved wife of late Piyasena Malagoda (Judicial Officer),​ beloved sister of late Vernon and Thelena Siriwardena,​ Sanath and Violet Siriwardena,​ much loved mother of Dayaneetha and Senani (I.S) De Silva,​ Anjalika and Sathy Silva,​ Srishantha and Kumi,​ affectionate grandmother of Ashan and Passanna,​ Suren and Rahini,​ Eesha and Nihal,​ loving great grandmother of Shevanka,​ Raaya,​ Rahul,​ Tarik,​ Kingsley and Aarya passed away peacefully aged 97 years on 17-06-2020. A private funeral was held on the same date.030852

RAMANATHAN JESUTHASAN GUNARATNAM - Has gone home to be with his Lord,​ in his 96th year on 14th June 2020. He is the youngest son of the late Mr and Mrs M.R. Ramanathan,​ and son in law of the late Rev. and Mrs N. Kathiravelu. His beloved wife Thangaranee,​ and all his seven brothers and sisters had predeceased him. A pioneering industrialist,​ who founded the first,​ privately owned power loom factory,​ Ceyma Silk Industries in Jaffna,​ providing employment opportunities for local community. He was also the Proprietor of ‘Saree Emporium’ which provided the fineries for the brides of Jaffna. Wherever he lived he found ways to fulfill his burning desire to serve his fellow citizens. He leaves behind his devoted children,​ Chrishanthy,​ Roshan and Niranjan and their spouses,​ Nanthan Paramanantham,​ Pramo Muttucumaru and Diyana Sanders. He is a cherished grandfather of Praveen,​ Prem,​ Menaha,​ Thulasi,​ Mythili and also,​ of Michelle,​ Ishani and Keith. A darling great granddad to Verdy,​ Rocco,​ Kodiak,​ Dylan,​ Paige and Caleb. Much adored uncle to an army of nieces,​ nephews,​ their families and to many friends who mourn his loss. A private family funeral will be held on the 24th June,​ at the Hendon Crematorium in London. Chrishanthi: email: c​h​r​i​s​_​p​a​r​a​m​@​h​o​t​m​a​i​l​.​c​o​.​u​k​ Telephone: +447833528828.030794

WEBER - MURIEL THERESE (Nee KELAART). Loving wife of late Norbert, dearly beloved mother of Christine, Trevor (Germany) Leslie, Mari, Grace, and late Randy. Loving  Mother-In-Law of  Prema and late Clifford De Andrews. Everloving Grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. Cortege leaves residence  at  3.00 pm on 22nd June 2020 for burial at the General Cemetery, Borella. Address: 300F, 4th Lane Welisara, Ragama.  SO21062020001

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DR. PONNAMPALAM KUMARANAYAKAN - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing away of DR. PONNAMPALAM KUMARANAYAKAN (Consultant,​ FRCOG - UK),​ on 18th March 2020. Beloved husband of Wijeyadevi,​ loving father of Niranjan (UK) and Nirmalan (USA),​ father-in-law of Dr. Nirupa (UK) and Marissa (USA),​ most loving grandfather of Arun ,​ Lakshmi and Dario,​ brother /​ brother-in-law of late Kamalambikai & late Ramanathan,​ Saradhadevi & late Velauthapillai,​ late Sivananthi & late Varatharasan,​ late Sundaresan & Kumuthini,​ Varatharajan & Dr. Kamaladevi,​ Dr. Thiruvudaiyan & Rathi,​ late Wijeyaranee & Selvajayam,​ late Wijeyaleela & late Nagarajah,​ late Wijeyakumar & Mano,​ passed away peacefully. The final rites were concluded on Tuesday 24th March 2020 in the UK. Nirmalan: n​i​r​m​k​u​m​a​r​2​@​g​m​a​i​l​.​c​o​m​028133

PERERA - STANISLAUS ANTHONY (STANLEY) - Retired Senior Manager - Tax of Ernst & Young. Beloved husband of Mirani (Retired - Central Bank of Sri Lanka),​ loving father/​father-in-law of Surangi & Nihal Fernando,​ Neelika & Rohan Perera,​ Sirini & Sampath Jayawardene,​ Dinil & Shirlene Perera and Nimali & Nishan Weerasooriya,​ much loved seeya of Sunella,​ Kevin,​ Achini,​ Nuwan Lashane,​ Kiyasha,​ Dinadhi,​ Binadha and Senadha,​ passed away on 19th April 2020 and was laid to rest on 20th April 2020 at St. Sebastian’s Church Cemetery,​ Moratuwa at a private funeral according to his wishes and the conditions prevailing in the country. 18/​4,​ Puran Appu Raja Mawatha,​ Moratuwa.028500

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ANDREE - Safe in the Arms of Jesus. CARL HAY. 100 yrs. Ex. World War II Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Monica Emenda (nee Schubert),​ precious father of Beverley and Randall (Randy),​ father-in-law of Haasinee,​ loving papa of Ella,​ brother of Reginald,​ Irene Henderling,​ Edith Firth and Charles (all deceased). Called to his Eternal Rest on March 31st,​ 2020 and was buried on April 2nd,​ 2020,​ at the General Cemetery,​ Kanatte. The family wishes to thank all those who sent messages of condolence. 35/​1,​ 6th Lane,​ Ambillawatte Road,​ Boralesgamuwa.026703

 

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DE SILVA - ROHAN WALTER ALPHONSUS. Dearly beloved son of late Walter and Doris De Silva,​ darling husband of Carmen,​ darling father of Shehan and father-in-law of Hayley,​ loving brother of Shereen,​ Nirmalie,​ Sweena and late Chesley,​ brother-in-law of Kalidasa de Silva,​ Romanie,​ Wilhelm Peiris and late Ranjit Fernando,​ son-in-law of late Bertram and Clotilda de Silva Wijeyeratne,​ died peacefully in the hands of Jesus on 18th of May 2020 in Australia. May he Rest in Peace.026191

JESUDASON - HENRY. Beloved son of late Mr & Mrs Jesudason Rajamony,​ loving husband of Jecintha (Thangam), everloving father of Angelo,​ Michelle & Marlon,​ father-in-law of Kapilan,​ Mayuri and Erandi,​ grandfather of Abigail,​ Aaron and Kiyara,​ brother of Ruby,​ late Alexandra,​ Prudence and Emmanuel,​ passed away on 26th May 2020. Remains will be at No. 8,​ Cross Road,​ Mount Lavinia from 10.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. on 27th May 2020 and thereafter cremation at 2.00 p.m. at the Mount Lavinia Crematorium.026614

JOSEPH ALOYSIUS PAIVA (ALOY) - Formerly of X. P. Paiva,​ Main St,​ Pettah,​ much loved and loving son of Nazarene Paiva (JN Paiva) and Iruthayammal Paiva,​ brother of Joseph Rosario (Joe),​ Croos Paldano,​ Florence Silva,​ Mary Vaz,​ Stanislaus,​ Thomas,​ Joseph (Jr),​ Xavier,​ Michael,​ Augustine (Ago) and Philomena Motha (all deceased) passed away peacefully at Brohier Home,​ Wellawatte on 23rd April,​ 2020. The burial took place on 24th April at the General Cemetery Kanatte. The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to the management and staff of Brohier Home for their devoted care and attention,​ to the clergy who attended the funeral and to friends and relatives who rendered support in many ways to our dear uncle Aloy in his inactive years. He was a gentle spirit always ready with a smile and warm greeting especially for his numerous nephews and nieces. He will be immensely missed.025952

LOBENDHAN - COLVILLE STEPHEN. It is with deep sadness that we announce,​ the passing away of COLVILLE STEPHEN LOBENDHAN (UK),​ on 2nd April 2020. Beloved husband of Cynthia (nee Bartholomeusz),​ loving father of Aurelia,​ Treville,​ Peter and late Paul,​ beloved brother of Rienzie,​ Jude,​ Aubrey and Anto (New Zealand) and of the late Patrick (UK) and late sister Annette Overlunde (Sri Lanka),​ brother-in-law of Doris,​ Joan,​ Kim,​ Norma and David Musham (New Zealand),​ father-in-law of Nigel Sewell,​ loving grandfather of Christopher,​ Nicholas,​ Andrew and David Sewell and grand daughter-in-law Dawn and also grand daughters,​ Lesley,​ Lauren and grandson Christopher Lobendhan Ventura. The final rites were concluded on Thursday 21st May 2020,​ in the UK. May his kind soul Rest in Peace.026626

VALLIPURAM - JEAN. Beloved wife of Sri Vallipuram (dec.),​ mother of Mahal,​ Sharmina and Mohan,​ beloved mother-in-law of Niranjan and Jude,​ loving grandmother of Shalindra,​ Sephanie,​ Anook,​ Kiefer,​ Roshan,​ Arundathie,​ Alejandro and Sajini,​ loving great-grandmother of Alexis,​ passed away peacefully on 15th May 2020 in Melbourne and farewelled in a private ceremony.026482

WICKRAMASURIYA - ANANDA. Member of the fellowship of Former Members of 1st Colombo Scouts Group (President’s Own). Son of Arnold (dec.) and Dorothy (dec.),​ beloved husband of Heather (dec.),​ loving father of Thamara (Rowan) and Manique and father-in-law of Alistair Rowan,​ ever loving papa of Georgia and Harry,​ brother to Sujatha,​ Chula (dec.),​ Srima,​ Rohini,​ Kanthy,​ Kumari and Sunil,​ passed away peacefully in Melbourne,​ Australia on 20th May 2020. A private funeral was held on 29th May 2020 according to his wishes.026376

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RAJAKULASINGHAM - SRINATH - Field Sales Manager Lion Brewery,​ Biyagama and of 356,​ Jayanthy Mawatha,​ Himbutana passed away on 21st March 2020. Body was laid to rest at Jayaratna Funeral Parlour on 24.03.2020 and cremated at kanatta,​ crematorium unable to inform personally due to the situation of the country. Thanks to all those present at the Funeral and sent messages of condolence. Informer father: K. Rajakulasingham 0774485775.025222

SENANAYAKE - DAYA RANJIT. Beloved husband of Himali,​ adored father of Randev,​ dear father-in-law of Fitrina,​ darling grandfather of Adina,​ much loved brother of Evan,​ Rani,​ Nimal,​ Lalitha and Laki,​ sadly missed by his nieces,​ nephews and cousins,​ passed away peacefully. Due to the prevailing situation,​ a private funeral was held on the 16th of April,​ 2020. Donations in his memory can be directed to Ms Perin Captain,​ The Vice President of Sri Lanka Cancer Society,​ 37/​25,​ Bullers Lane,​ Colombo 07.025355

VINCENT - MRS VIOLET ESTHER. Beloved husband of late William Paul Vincent,​ sister of late Daisy,​ Ruby and Isaac,​ children of Patricia,​ Jerome and Lester,​ mother-in-law of Rev. John Marshall and Geetha,​ grand children of Shilomi,​ Nayomi,​ Ayomi,​ Joel,​ Joanna,​ Nilesh and Neelika,​ great grandmother of Joanna,​ Tiara and Andria. Entered Eternal Rest on 10th May 2020. The burial took place on 11th May 2020.025379

 

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DE KAUWE - SYLVESTER MILROY. Loving husband of late Sriyani Elizabeth De Kauwe (nee De Silva), beloved father of Mario and Suren, loving father-in-law of Manisha and precious grandfather of Netanya, dear brother of Trevor De Kauwe, Godfrey De Kauwe and Patricia Leitch, entered into Eternal Rest on 16/05/2020. The remains will be at Jayaratne Funeral Parlor, Kalubowila from 10 a.m. Sunday 17/05/2020. Funeral will be held on Monday 18/05/2020 at 4 p.m. at the Kohuwala Cemetery.
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DE SILVA - LAL (CHANDRALAL) - Son of the late R.L. and the late Lakshmi de Silva,​ husband of Chandrakanthi,​ dearly beloved father of Uthum and Dinusha,​ father-in-law of Chrystal and Mario,​ grandfather of Zara and Zaine,​ son-in-law of the late E.O.F. and the late Brenda de Silva,​ brother of Chandima (Jadi),​ Nelum,​ Vishwaranjani,​ Saroja and Deepal,​ passed away on 10th March 2020 and cremation took place on 18th March 2020 in Los Angeles,​ USA.
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KROON - OLGA PATRICIA. Beloved wife of late George Henry Kroon (formerly of Heath and Company),​ loving mother of Sandra,​ late Maryse and Brindley (Australia),​ mother-in-law of Netaji,​ Ronnie and Prashanthi (Australia),​ darling Nana of Warren (Australia),​ Melissa,​ Stephanie,​ Stefan,​ Tracey and Brendan (Australia),​ loving great grand Nana of Siena,​ Isabella,​ Luca and Anika (all of Australia),​ passed away peacefully on the 24th of March 2020. A private burial was held that very day at the General Cemetery Kanatte. The members of the family wish to thank everyone for their prayers and messages of condolences.
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VINCENT - MRS VIOLET ESTHER. Beloved mother of Patricia,​ Jerome and Lester,​ mother-in-law of Rev. John Marshall and Geetha,​ sister of late Daisy,​ Ruby and Leslie,​ grand children of Shilomi,​ Naiomi,​ Ayomi,​ Joel,​ Joanna,​ Nilesh and Nilekka,​ great grandmother of Joanna,​ Tina and Andria. Entered eternal rest on 10th May 2020. Burial took place on 11th May 2020. For contact 0774469088.
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JAYAWEERA - NEVILLE DAVID (formerly of CCS) - Beloved husband of late Trixie (nee Jayasekera) and loving father of late Manohari,​ ever loving son of late Mr and Mrs Robert Francis Jayaweera of Mount Lavinia and loving brother of late Stanley Jayaweera,​ late Sheila Abeysekera and Beryl Weerawardena,​ brother-in-law of late Edward (Eddie) Abeysekera,​ late Seetha Jayaweera and Lucky Weerawardena,​ passed away peacefully on 10th May 2020 and his wife Trixie passed away on 7th May 2020 in Orpington,​ London. Both funerals will be held privately in the UK no sooner it is possible based on prevailing social distancing conditions in the UK.
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PERERA - ALOYSIUS (A.D.A. PERERA) - Passed away peacefully in Toronto, Canada on Monday April 27th, 2020. Loving husband of Fransisca, beloved father of Shriyani and Merril, father-in-law of Priyal and Thamara, much loved grandfather of Shanuka, Shalini, Ineli and Geshini, brother of late Mary (Kotte) and late Thomas (Nuwara-Eliya). Burial on April 30th 2020 at Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Toronto, Canada. SO10052020001

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