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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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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.
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LALITHAMBIGAI THAMBIAIYAH (Lali) - (Senior Physician, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California, USA). Dearly beloved wife of Jegatheesan (Jegan), ever loving mother of Chenthen, and Vithya, sister of late Vijeyalakshmi, Dr. Senthilkumaran and Shivakumaran, passed away peacefully on April 16, 2020. Funeral service will be held on Monday April 20th at 1.00 p.m. followed by Cremation at Castro Valley in California, USA. Contact: [email protected]: [email protected]: [email protected]
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PERINPANAYAGAM - Dr. K.S. (Sounthy) - Retd. Psychiatrist, Tavistock Clinic, London. Beloved husband of late Dr. Mano (nee Walton), son of Mr. & Mrs. J.T.R. Perinpanayagam (both deceased), brother of Chelvie, Mahen, Gnani, Swarnam and Selvi (all deceased), uncle of Malli, Shami, Renuka, Sonali, Anouk, Selvi and Jeevan, passed away on the 12th. In view of the current situation private cremation was held. Informants Dr Chandran Thuraisingham - Email: [email protected] and Mr Jeevan Perinpanayagam - Email: [email protected]
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Hon. Justice Sureshchandra - R.K.S (Retired Supreme Court Judge) - Dearly beloved husband of Savithri (Savi), father of Harshana (Kosala) and Rashantha, father-in-law of Sonali and Indu, precious grandfather of Vehan, Uveen, Ranithu and Sayuni, brother of Amaresh (Canada), late Dianesh, Yamuna (Canada), Mahesh, Buwanesh and Ganga (Germany), brother-in-law of Saroja (Canada), late Deverani, Kanendran (Canada), Ramya, Kokila and Udo (Germany), Panna, Saro, Upali and Devika, expired in Fuji. Funeral arrangements will be held in Suva Fuji.
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NAMASIVAYAM - Balakuman (Bala) Passed away peacefully in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday 5th April 2020. Founder and Chairman of The Hi Fi Center Limited and a member of Jazz Unlimited. Loving husband of the late Dulcie Namasivayam (nee Bertus), loving dad of Brandon, Marlon and Samantha, father-in-law of Renuka Jesudhason and Senaka Jayasekera, grandfather of Nastassjia, Cameron, Hannah and Joanne, great grandfather of Caleb and Savannah. Private Cremation on 9th April 2020. “Many strange roads we love to roam, but best is the road that takes us home".
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SCHNEIDER-LOOS - Mr Ernest Trevor - At Rest with Jesus - Beloved husband of late Marlyn Loos (nee Deckker), loving father of Deborrah Rodrigo, Stewart Schneider-Loos and Jacqueline Nugara, much loved father-in-law of Tania Schneider-Loos and Clifford Nugara, darling grandpa of Aaron Chambalo, Tatum Rodrigo, Danielle and Ethan Schneider-Loos and Adele, Aidan & Angus Nugara (all of Brisbane, Australia), dearly loved brother of Neville Schneider-Loos, late Yvonne Loos, Erin Deckker, Ronald Schneider-Loos, Aureliya Edwards and Benita Holdenbottle, dear brother-in-law of Lilo Schneider-Loos, late Anton Deckker, Marie Schneider-Loos, Robin Edwards, Tyronne Holdenbottle, late Brian Deckker, late Primrose Shedden, Monica Buultjens and Winston Deckker, passed away peacefully in Brisbane, Australia on the 04/04/2020. Will be laid to rest on the 14/04/2020 at the Bald Hills Cemetery - Bracken Ridge, Queensland, Australia.
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Hon. Justice Sureshchandra - R.K.S (Retired Supreme Court Judge) - Dearly beloved husband of Savithri (Savi), father of Harshana (Kosala) and Rashantha, father-in-law of Sonali and Indu, precious grandfather of Vehan, Uveen, Ranithu and Sayuni, brother of Amaresh (Canada), late Dianesh, Yamuna (Canada), Mahesh, Buwanesh and Ganga (Germany), brother-in-law of Saroja (Canada), late Deverani, Kanendran (Canada), Ramya, Kokila and Udo (Germany), Panna, Saro, Upali and Devika, expired in Fuji. Funeral arrangements will be held in Suva Fuji.
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NAMASIVAYAM - Balakuman (Bala) Passed away peacefully in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday 5th April 2020. Founder and Chairman of The Hi Fi Center Limited and a member of Jazz Unlimited. Loving husband of the late Dulcie Namasivayam (nee Bertus), loving dad of Brandon, Marlon and Samantha, father-in-law of Renuka Jesudhason and Senaka Jayasekera, grandfather of Nastassjia, Cameron, Hannah and Joanne, great grandfather of Caleb and Savannah. Private Cremation on 9th April 2020. “Many strange roads we love to roam, but best is the road that takes us home".
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SCHNEIDER-LOOS - Mr Ernest Trevor - At Rest with Jesus - Beloved husband of late Marlyn Loos (nee Deckker), loving father of Deborrah Rodrigo, Stewart Schneider-Loos and Jacqueline Nugara, much loved father-in-law of Tania Schneider-Loos and Clifford Nugara, darling grandpa of Aaron Chambalo, Tatum Rodrigo, Danielle and Ethan Schneider-Loos and Adele, Aidan & Angus Nugara (all of Brisbane, Australia), dearly loved brother of Neville Schneider-Loos, late Yvonne Loos, Erin Deckker, Ronald Schneider-Loos, Aureliya Edwards and Benita Holdenbottle, dear brother-in-law of Lilo Schneider-Loos, late Anton Deckker, Marie Schneider-Loos, Robin Edwards, Tyronne Holdenbottle, late Brian Deckker, late Primrose Shedden, Monica Buultjens and Winston Deckker, passed away peacefully in Brisbane, Australia on the 04/04/2020. Will be laid to rest on the 14/04/2020 at the Bald Hills Cemetery - Bracken Ridge, Queensland, Australia.
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ARASASINGHAM - GLORIA MANOHARAMANY. Entered Glory on March 29, 2020. Beloved daughter of late Samuel Arasasingham and late Grace Arasasingham of Uduvil, loving sister of Felicia (Australia), Divinia (Canada), late Devaprasad, Letitia (Canada) and late Devakumar. Funeral took place on March 30th and laid to rest at Galkissa cemetery.
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MUTHUKRISHNA - NEILIA.  Beloved wife of late Anton Muthukrishna, loving mother of Ann (HNB) and Pamela (UAE), mother-in-law of Vajira Gamage (HNB), much loved grandmother of Arnya (HFC)  and Chevarn (Royal College), precious sister of Sita, late Nihal, Mallika, late Nalinie, Vijitha and late Wimal, sister-in-law of Wilfred, Nalani, late Terrance, late Lesly, Royston, Sumitha, late Daniel, Rose, late Eustace, late May and Mahesan called to rest in the  Arms of Jesus. Burial took place at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday, 4th April 2020 at St. Thomas’s Church Cemetery, Kotte.   
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ARASASINGHAM - GLORIA MANOHARAMANY. Entered Glory on March 29, 2020. Beloved daughter of late Samuel Arasasingham and late Grace Arasasingham of Uduvil, loving sister of Felicia (Australia), Divinia (Canada), late Devaprasad, Letitia (Canada) and late Devakumar. Funeral took place on March 30th and laid to rest at Galkissa cemetery.
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MUTHUKRISHNA - NEILIA.  Beloved wife of late Anton Muthukrishna, loving mother of Ann (HNB) and Pamela (UAE), mother-in-law of Vajira Gamage (HNB), much loved grandmother of Arnya (HFC)  and Chevarn (Royal College), precious sister of Sita, late Nihal, Mallika, late Nalinie, Vijitha and late Wimal, sister-in-law of Wilfred, Nalani, late Terrance, late Lesly, Royston, Sumitha, late Daniel, Rose, late Eustace, late May and Mahesan called to rest in the  Arms of Jesus. Burial took place at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday, 4th April 2020 at St. Thomas’s Church Cemetery, Kotte.   
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