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ALFRED - M.R. (Retired Lake House). Beloved husband of Mrs Dhanapali Wickremanayake,​ loving father of Ishantha Pradeep,​ Chandima Kumari (HR Department - Lake House) and Arunoda Nayanajali,​ passed away on 18th January 2020. Funeral on Monday 20th January at 4.00 p.m. at Polhena Crematorium.005683

DE SILVA - MAGLIN (nee MANNIE SUDIRIKKU JAYAWICKREME) - Dearly beloved wife of late Gamage Chandrapala De Silva,​ mother of Nihal,​ Leslie,​ Sarath,​ Ruvani & Thiyaga,​ mother-in-lw of Gunatunge Girty and late Leela Gamage,​ passed away peacefully on January 16th,​ 2020 at the age of 100. Cremation to take place on January 19th,​ 2020 in Brampton,​ Ontario,​ Canada. 16,​ Sierra Peak Court,​ Brampton,​ Ontario L6R 2B3.005023

FERNANDO - ELEEN - Dearest wife of the late W.D.B.L. Mervyn Fernando,​ retired SSP,​ former First Secretary,​ Sri Lankan High Commission,​ London,​ former Additional Secretary Christian Affairs,​ beloved mother of Iroma Attanayake (UK),​ mother-in-law of Senarath Attanayake (UK),​ loving grandmother of Trinita and Tarin Attanayake (UK). Viewing at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Elvitigala Mawatha,​ Colombo 7 from 11.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. on Monday 20th January and 9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. on Tuesday 21st January 2020. Funeral service at St.Theresa’s Church,​ Thimbirigasyaya at 1.00 p.m. on Tuesday 21st January followed by burial at 2.30 p.m. at the R.C. Section,​ General Cemetery,​ Kanatta.005674

GOONETILLEKE - MIRIAM SHANTI - Beloved wife of Mahinda Dharmasena (retired MSW Municipality,​ Kurunegala),​ dearly beloved brother Nihal (UK),​ sister Sriyani Makalanda and late sister Florence Ehelamalpe,​ Laurinda Goonetilleke,​ late brother Durand,​ Merril,​ Derrick,​ Ranjith. Remains lie at 127A,​ 3/​1,​ D.S. Senanayake Veediya,​ Kandy. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 20 January 2020 at 3 p.m. Funeral service at the Chapel of Mahaiyawa Cemetery,​ Kandy (Anglican Section).005681

JAYASINGHE - ROHAN FRANCIS - Dearest son of late Michael and late Joycy Jayasinghe,​ dearly beloved husband of Kumari (Gayathri),​ darling father of Aroshie (Gateway) and Sachinthana,​ father-in-law of Hasara (Canada),​ brother of late Ignatius,​ son-in-law of late H.D.A. Gunasekera and of Kamala Gunasekera,​ brother-in-law of Samiddha (Australia),​ passed away. Remains lie at No. 78,​ Old Road,​ Nawala. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 19th January at 2.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 3.00 p.m. (Old Crematorium).005496

PEIRIS - MAJOR MALCOLM REGINALD CHRISTOPHER - Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Devoted son of late Matthias and late Rosie (Enid) Peiris; much loved husband of Yolande,​ precious father of Sonali and Muaazi Thahir,​ Amali and Jeremy David and Minoli and Praki Perera,​ darling seeya of Jehaan & Rushda,​ Shehaan,​ Sereta,​ Diresh,​ Niranga and Amanthi,​ beloved brother of Dr. Rosemarie (Marie) Nalliah and brother-in-law of Dr. Stanley Nalliah. Cortege leaves residence 16/​2,​ Charlemont Road,​ Colombo 6,​ at 2.45 p.m. on Sunday,​ 19th January,​ for service at the Chapel of Transfiguration,​ S. Thomas’ College,​ Mt. Lavinia at 3.30 p.m. and cremation thereafter at 5.00 p.m. at Galkissa Crematorium,​ Mount Lavinia.005657

PERERA - EVANGELINE (EVA) - Called to Rest with the Lord on 16th January 2020. Beloved wife of late Rev. Canon Bernard Perera,​ loving mother of Ruth Rodrigo (Australia - Melbourne) and Naomi Perera,​ mother-in-law of Niranjan Rodrigo (Aitken Spence Travels) and Adrian Pereira,​ loving grandmother of Maneesha Rodrigo and Natasha Rodrigo,​ sister of Sakunthala David (UK),​ late Anton Guruswamy,​ Indira Vijekanthan and late Dhuga Guruswamy. Remains will lie at “The Restpect” Funeral Parlour on Saturday 18th January 2020 from 8.30 a.m. - 10.00 p.m. and on Sunday 19th January 2020 from 8.30 a.m. Cortege will leave the funeral parlour at 2.45 p.m. on Sunday for Service and burial at St. Matthew’s Church,​ Thalangama,​ Battaramulla at 3.30 p.m.005566



BARTLETT - DR. ALFRED NAVARATNAM - Beloved husband of Trixie,​ devoted father of Nirmalini,​ Chandran and Savithri,​ passed away peacefully on 8th January 2020. Service of Thanksgiving will be held at A.F. Raymond’s on Monday 13th January 2020 at 12.30 p.m. Viewing from 11 a.m. on the same day. Cremation at 2.00 p.m. at the Old Crematorium,​ Borella,​ Kanatte. No flowers please.003601

DE SILVA - ROHAN - Dearly loved husband of Bernadette (Bernie),​ loving father of Mario,​ Roshane and Michelle,​ father-in-law of Dilani and Kasun,​ grandfather of Kylie,​ loving brother of Kingsley,​ Dorothy,​ Edith,​ late Roy,​ Trixie,​ Suranjith,​ Sreema,​ Ramya,​ late Lasantha and Sunimal,​ brother-in-law of late Chandra,​ Wilmot,​ Chandrika,​ Damayanthi,​ Sena,​ Latha,​ Sakuntala and Mahen,​ Chitrani and Lalith,​ Dushyanthi and Leonard and of Michael,​ passed away. Funeral on Sunday,​ 12th January at 4 p.m. at Mahaiyawa Crematorium. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. 301,​ Gampola Road,​ Peradeniya.003594

IQBAL - MRS. MANSOORA - Beloved wife of Mr. N.M. Iqbal (Retired In-service Advisor - Education Office Mannar),​ beloved daughter of late M.O.S. Marikar,​ (Retired I.I. of Post Offices) and late ZoharaBebe Marikar,​ sister of Sanoosiya Jiffrey,​ Dr. Faurd Marikar (Consultnat - EML),​ Shaffi Marikar (Retired UN Official) and HasanaKamil,​ adored mother of Sazuli (Head of Finance Ruskin Mill - UK),​ Ishrath (Post Office Ltd - UK)Suzaan (COO - Telida) and Kurshid (Dept. Head - HR MCB) and loving mother-in-law of Suhaina (UK),​ Ramzani (UK),​ Sarah and Ilma,​ loving grandmother of Amhar,​ Ahamed,​ Hafsa,​ Eesa,​ Zayed,​ Ammar,​ Khadeeja,​ Sumaiya,​ Umar,​ Yahya and Aneeqa,​ passed away peacefully and Janaza took place on the 8th of January at the Battaramulla Jumma Mosque. 692/​3,​ Muttettugoda Road,​ Thalangama North,​ Battaramulla. N.M. Iqbal - 0112790474.002730

RASARATNAM - INDRA - 23 March 1935 - 3 January 2020. INDRA (INDRAWATHY) passed away peacefully on 3rd January 2020. Surrounded by her loving husband,​ sons,​ daughters-in-law,​ and grandchildren. INDRA was the loving wife of Rasa (former Chief Engineer of PWD),​ mother of Radhesha,​ Indhresha and Brindhesha,​ mother-in-law of Gowry,​ Uma and Suba,​ grandmother of Keshinie (and husband Shiyam) Krishnan,​ Natasha,​ Kiran and Anisha and great-grandmother of Jayalakshmi. INDRA was the only daughter of the late Dr. C and Mrs. S Sivaratnam,​ sister of the late Bala,​ Wigna and Ratna Sivaratnam,​ and sister-in-law of the late Nagulam and Meropi. Funeral service was held on Thursday 9th January 2020 in Melbourne,​ Australia.002534

SAMARANAYAKE - KENNETH - Maureen together with her children Shalini,​ Gihan,​ Suresh,​ Dilshan,​ Christine & their families sincerely thank all those who attended the funeral,​ sent flowers,​ offered prayers and sent messages of condolence. We regret our inability to thank you all individually. 10,​ First Lane,​ Koralawella,​ Moratuwa.003592

SIVAGURUNATHAN - LEELA. Beloved daughter of late Appakutti and Nagaratnam Subramaniam of Dehiwela,​ much loved mother of Rameshan,​ much loved sister of late Jegathambikai,​ Jeyarani,​ late Krishnananthan,​ Sarvambikai and late Sarvananda. She was a retired Associate Professor of the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Moratuwa. She passed away on 28th December 2019. In accordance with her wishes a private funeral was held on 2nd January 2020 at her residence No. 124/​1,​ Lauries Road,​ Colombo 4,​ followed by cremation at the Colombo Borella Cemetery with the participation of her immediate family members. Relations,​ friends and associates are humbly requested to kindly accept this announcement. Thank you.003544

SOTHIRAJAH - SARAVANAMUTTU (Sri Lanka Air Force; Redd Barna - Norwegian Save the Children) of Thirunelvely Jaffna,​ passed away peacefully in Toronto,​ Canada on Jan. 9,​ 2020. Beloved husband of Radha,​ loving father of Thanja,​ Niranja & Anuja,​ father-in-law of Srikumar Kanagaratnam,​ Bahi Vanniasegaram & Prakash Gunasingham,​ grandfather of Chandru,​ Anjali,​ Thivya & Jeishan,​ son of late Saravanamuttu & Suntharammal,​ beloved brother of late Pathma de Silva (Canada),​ late Dr. Vivekanandarajah (Malaysia),​ late Thayamani Selvarajah (UK),​ late Saravanandarajah (Sri Lanka),​ Saroja Sabanathan (Canada),​ S. Sivanandarajah (S.S. Raja - IEC Sri Lanka) & Kuharajah (UK). Viewing will take place on Sunday January 12,​ 2020 from 5.00 - 9.00 p.m. at Elgin Mills Funeral Home,​ 1591 Elgin Mills Road East,​ Richmond Hill,​ Canada. Viewing and funeral service on Monday January 13,​ 2020 from 9.00 - 11.00 a.m. at the same location. Contact: s​o​t​h​i​f​a​m​i​l​y​@​g​m​a​i​l​.​c​o​m​ “Be the change you wish to see in the World” - Mahatma Gandhi.003470

WITHANA - NIHAL - Beloved husband of Shetna,​ loving father of Kushan and late Channa,​ son of late Mr and Mrs P Withana,​ father-in-law of Sonali,​ loving seeya of Rahul,​ Ayana and Shahen,​ brother of Ranjith,​ late Indrani and Swarna,​ brother-in-law of L.S.A. Fernando,​ Indrani Dias,​ Indrani Withana,​ late Rajah De Fonseka and Asoka De Silva,​ passed away on 8 January 2020,​ and a private funeral was held on 9 January 2020 in keeping with his wishes.003393




REV. BRO. PHILIP of Jesus FSC,​ De La Salle Brother,​ the Co-Founder of Diyagala Boys’ Town,​ former Director of St. Benedict’s College - Kotahena and former teacher at De Mazenod College - Kandana,​ expired. The remains lie at Diyagala Boys’ Town. The burial will take place on Sunday,​ 5th January after Holy Mass at 11.00 a.m. at Boys’ Town premises itself.001558

ELIAS - HELENE nee DEKKER passed away on the 22nd of December 2019. Beloved wife of Lyndon,​ loving mum of Janine and Stefan,​ daughter of the late Claude and Hilda Dekker,​ daughter-in-law of the late Glen & Mercia Elias,​ sister of Wilhelm,​ late Brian,​ Anton,​ late Shirley,​ Lynn,​ Merrill,​ Maureen & Mignonne,​ sister-in-law of Blanche,​ late Lorraine,​ Tina,​ Nafeela,​ Zeeni,​ Ira,​ Clement,​ Wayne,​ Mary,​ Brian,​ Fredrick,​ Brenda,​ Paula & Bernard. Funeral took place in Melbourne,​ Australia on the 31st of December 2019. No. 27,​ Wolverton Drive,​ Gladstone Park,​ 3043 Victoria,​ Australia.001101

HATTOTUWA - HEMAPALA PIYASINGHE - Chartered Accountant - Husband of Mangalika Hattotuwa,​ loving father of Eresha and Sanjana,​ father-in-law of Dehan Seneviratne,​ grandfather of Akhila,​ Kamalika and Naren,​ passed away peacefully on 24th December 2019. Cremation took place at the General Cemetery,​ Mt. Lavinia on 26th December 2019.000575

MALA CRISHANTHI DON SEBASTIAN (nee FERNANDO) - Called peacefully to rest on 2nd January 2020. Dearly beloved daughter of late Leslie and Charlotte Fernando,​ loving wife of Ranjan (Andy) (U.S.A.),​ beloved mother of Andre’ (USA),​ mother-in-law of Mindy (USA),​ loving grandmother of Eli and Simon (USA),​ loving sister of Ione and Anil,​ sister-in-law of late Laksiri and Laddie,​ Kanthi,​ Delano,​ Jayanthi,​ Chandralal and Sharmanie. Cremation will take place on Sunday,​ 5th January 2020,​ after visitation at 2.00 p.m. followed by the 4.00 p.m. Prayer Vigil at Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home & Crematory,​ 3315 Silas Creek PKWY,​ Winston-Salem,​ NC 27103,​ USA. Online condolences can be made through the funeral home at www.hayworth-miller.com001554

PROF. DASSANAYAKE - M.D. Beloved husband of Chitra, loving father of Damitha (New Zealand) and Ujitha (USA) Father-in-law of Franz Molamure (New Zealand) and Dr. Punyanganie (USA), grand father of Achindra, brother of late P.D. Dassanayake and late Kamala Madawala. Passed away peacefully at home. Cortege leaves residence, No. 73 Circular Road, Dangolla, Kandy at 12 noon on Monday 6th January to the Botany Department, University of Peradeniya, and from there to the Mahaiyawa General Cemetery, Kandy for cremation at 4 pm.001412

SENAWEERA JAGATH - Beloved husband of Kamala,​ loving father of Damitha and Dilan,​ loving grandfather of Sehas,​ father-in-law of Shanika and Agnez,​ beloved son of late K.J. and Nandavathi Senaweera,​ brother of Ranjith,​ Rathnavali,​ Bandula,​ Boby,​ Indumathi,​ Sarath and late Brigadier,​ Nimal Senaweera,​ brother-in-law of Amitha,​ Sena Thoradeniya,​ Keshanie,​ Nina,​ Amarasiri,​ late Swarna and Kaushalya; also of late Upali and Chandrani,​ Indrani,​ Malini,​ Chandra,​ Manel and late Henry and Alfred,​ expired. Cortege leaves the funeral parlour on 5th January 2020,​ at 5 p.m. Cremation at Maharagama Godigamuwa Cemetery at 6 p.m.,​ Rohini Funeral Directors,​ No. 140,​ Dehiwala Road,​ Maharagama.001588

WASCHEWSKI - SRIMALI SELVARATNAM - called to rest on 2nd January 2020. Dearly beloved wife of Frank Waschewski,​ treasured mother of Christian,​ daughter of the late Mr & Mrs S P Selvaratnam,​ dearest sister of Beed,​ Angela,​ Nihal,​ Rajkumar,​ Jayalath and Devapriya. Remains lie at No. 305/​3,​ Main Street,​ Negombo. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 5th January 2020 at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Family burial grounds,​ General Cemetery - Negombo. 031-2225153.001123

SR. GLORIA FERNANDO,​ Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary,​ was called to rest in the Lord. Her remains lie at the home for elders in Kegalle. The funeral rites will take place on Sunday 5th January 2020,​ at 3.30 p.m. in the Home Chapel and thereafter the burial will be at Kegalle Cemetery. May her dear soul Rest in Peace with the Lord.001600

PERERA - ESME CLARE (98 years),​ called peacefully to her eternal rest on 3rd January 2020. Dearly beloved wife of late Richard Joseph (Joe),​ loving mother of late Rodney Perera (Attorney-at-Law),​ Joyce (Ex - ILO Colombo),​ Trevor (Australia) and Beulah (Consolidated Printing Pvt Ltd),​ mother-in-law of Sharmalee,​ Lorraine (Australia) and Raja,​ caring grandmother of Michelle and Theo (Australia),​ Angelo,​ Melanie and Ben (Australia),​ great grandmother of Bailey,​ Jasper,​ Savannah and Xavier,​ sister of Felix,​ Norman and Majorie (all deceased) and Oscar Perera. Cortege leaves residence No. 10,​ Gnanathilleke Road (off Watarappola Road),​ Mount Lavinia on Monday 6th January 2020 at 3.00 p.m. for service at St. Anthony’s Church,​ Mt. Lavinia followed by burial at Mount Lavinia Cemetery (Catholic Section).001601




BULUGAHAPITIYA - ANULA (nee UDUWELA) - Beloved wife of late Dayananda Bulugahapitiya,​ loving mother of Inoka,​ Dr. Lalani (UK),​ Jeevani (USA),​ Hiranjan (Thalgaswala Estate),​ Dr. Uditha (Colombo South Teaching Hospital),​ mother-in-law of Jayantha,​ Dr. Ruwan,​ Harindra,​ Dr. Dhammika (Lady Ridgeway Hospital) and Dr. Kaushalya (Family Health Bureau,​ Ministry of Health),​ passed away on the 28th of December 2019. Cortege leaves residence 5/​5,​ Shramadana Mawatha,​ Pagoda Road,​ Nugegoda on Monday the 30th of December 2019 at 12.45 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 2.00 p.m.125931

KULATUNGA - GEMUNU (Managing Director of GHK Enterprises & GHK Exporters) formerly the Senior Personnel Officer Insurance Corporation of Sri Lanka and of Ceylon Insurance. Dearly beloved husband of Belle (formerly Insurance Corporation),​ father of Shanaka (Emirates Airline DXB and formerly at Air Lanka),​ and Ranjeewa (IIHRM - formerly Fairway,​ Dialog,​ Sri Lankan,​ Carsons,​ LION,​ DHL,​ Unilever); father-in-law of Dumini (DXB) and Nadee (CGJ and formerly of ZAM Gems),​ much loved grandfather of Suleikh (DXB),​ Onaya & Chenaya (Bishops),​ Akein and Jithein (Gateway),​ eldest son of late Muhandiram Wilmot Harry Kulatunga of Kulatunga Wallawa in Kiribathgoda and Matale and of late Claris Kulatunga (Meena Ella Estate Hakgala),​ beloved brother of Ranee (Canada),​ late Raja,​ late Visaka,​ late Hiran and Saliya (Canada),​ brother-in-law of Prof Ackland Saram (Canada),​ Amara,​ late Sunil,​ Olga and Chintha (Canada); Malkanthi & Victor Dias,​ son-in-law of late Dr. Gilbert Abeygoonasekera and late Harriot,​ expired peacefully. 131/​5,​ Thimbirigasyaya Road,​ Colombo 5. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on 29th December 2019 for cremation at the New Crematorium at 4.45 p.m. (Borella).125926

PALIHAWADANA - BEVIL. Beloved husband of Susila nee Uluwitiya,​ loving father of Beverly,​ Sonali and Bimal,​ father-in-law of Delan and Clarence,​ brother of Beulah and Bentham,​ expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 29th at 1 p.m. for Cremation at Borella Kanatte at 2 p.m.125933

RUPESINGHE - SRIYANI M.P. - Loving wife of late Ravindra (Ravi),​ beloved mother of Ralph & Stefan Rupasinghe,​ loving daughter of late C.K.C. De Silva and G.S. Maude De Silva,​ beloved sister of Nalin,​ Lalith & Ajith De Silva. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella. Cremation will take place at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 29th December 2019,​ at the Borella General Cemetery.125885




EDWARD - NALINI - Cherished only child of Fred and Marjorie Alles,​ beloved wife of Alfred Edward,​ dearest mother of Rajiv,​ Radhika,​ Marini and Niloo,​ loving and much loved mother-in-law and grandmother, passed away on 11th June 2019. A requiem mass will be held on Monday,​ 23rd December 2019 at St. Mary’s Church,​ Bambalapitiya at 3.30 p.m. followed by interment of the ashes at Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section) at 5.15 p.m.123444

FALLIL (nee HOSSEN) BINTHAYON - Directress - The Foundation Pre-School,​ Gorakapitiya,​ Piliyandala. Beloved wife of late Ariffin Fallil (retired,​ Department of Irrigation),​ beloved daughter of late Gnei Maas & Tuan Haniffa Hossen,​ beloved sister of Jeyon Gunawijayah,​ late Jareen Rahaman,​ late Binthari Mashood,​ late Zaam Mohideen,​ Nawdeen Hossen,​ late Mohomed (Jony) Hossen & Niyaz Senanayake,​ beloved mother of Naaz Perera (Canada) & Rishard Fallil (Nestle),​ beloved mother-in-law of Pradeep Perera (Canada) & Fazeena Fallil (Ilma International Girls’ School),​ beloved grandmother of Sahan,​ Radhini & Sachini (Canada) and Aqeela & Saarah,​ beloved great-grandmother of Lana & Dominic (Canada). Janaza took place on 18th December 2019,​ Wednesday from residence at 59/​9,​ Saman Pura Road,​ Gorakapitiya,​​ Piliyandala to the Kuppiyawatta Muslim Burial Grounds at 3 p.m.124692

HIRDARAMANI - LAL UTTUMCHAND. Beloved husband of Yoland,​ loving father of Sadhna and Sheena,​ passed away on the 1st December 2019. Funeral took place in Canada. Informant brother Pitu Hirdaramani. 0778850001.124244

KARUNATILAKA - N.A.D.L. MAHINDA (Formerly of Associated Battery Manufacturers Pvt Ltd) - Loving husband of Ramani,​ beloved father of Arjuna and loving father-in-law of Danushka,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 9B,​ Nagavihara Road,​ Nugegoda on Sunday 22nd December at 10.30 a.m. and cremation will take place at 11.30 a.m. at Borella General Cemetery.124687

MOHAMED - AL-HAJ ASMY - Beloved husband of Naima (nee Naina Marikar),​ loving son of late Abdul Waleed & late Ayeen Nafeesa,​ son-in-law of late Ibrahim Naina Marikar and Noor Jazeela (nee Sameer),​ father of late Rabiya,​ Ayad (UK) & Akmal,​ father-in-law of Nizreena (nee Deen Ismail),​ brother of late Zivar,​ late Dr. Adly,​ Sifla,​ Sithy Rahma Asiya and Abdul Wahid,​ grandfather of Aboobakar,​ Khadeejah and Umar,​ brother-in-law of Nafeesa,​ Awathif,​ Faizal,​ Samsudeen,​ Hameedullah & Nazeeha. Janaza took place on Friday 13th December 2019 at 8.00 p.m. at Dehiwala Muslim Burial Grounds (Residence: No. 45,​ Lily Avenue,​ Colombo-06). May Almighty Allah shower his mercy upon him,​ forgive his sins,​ accept his good deeds,​ comfort the bereaved family & grant him Jannathul Firdouse. Ameen.123253

THENABADU - SOMALATHA KALYANI - Wife of late Emeritus Professor Mervyn Thenabadu,​ beloved daughter of late Henry and Nellie Fernando,​ beloved sister of Rukminie Kulasuriya,​ sister-in-law of late Kala Keerthi Emeritus Professor Ananda Kulasuriya,​ beloved mother of Amal,​ Shashinie,​ Nishamani and Suchiratha (Judge),​ mother-in-law of Yoshan Fernando and beloved grandmother of Naresha,​ Ishanka and Devindi,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 289/​2,​ Gemunu Mawatha (off Buthgamuwa Road),​ Kotuwegoda,​ Rajagiriya on Sunday 22nd December at 10.30 a.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 11 a.m.124671

VASANDANI - LEELA - Beloved wife of Arjan,​ mother of Anand and Sapu,​ passed away on the 17th December 2019 in Dubai. Funeral will take place on the 23rd December. Informant brother Pitu Hirdaramani. 0778850001.124246




BERYL IRENE DIAS ABEYESINGHE passed away peacefully on 12 December 2019 aged 99. Beloved wife of Felix (dec),​ precious mother of Nihal,​ Rohan and Malathi,​ much loved mother-in-law of Lakmali and Janek,​ cherished grandmother of Nelomi,​ Naresh,​ Jehan and Rehana,​ great-grandmother of Elysha,​ Zarah,​ Sebastian,​ Ashanya and Amara. Forever in our hearts. The funeral service for Beryl will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium,​ Sandford Street,​ Mitchell on Monday,​ 16 December 2019,​ commencing at 9.00 a.m.122229

DE SILVA - MAUREEN BRIDGET - Dearly beloved wife of Astor,​ loving mother of the late Marlon,​ Roshan,​ Ashley,​ Tyrone and Manik,​ loving mother-in-law of Marietta,​ Malkanthi,​ Michelle,​ Dinesha and Sherine,​ grandmother of Shanika,​ Shohan,​ Shehan,​ Amesh,​ Romantha,​ Sharleen,​ Rameesh,​ Romana and Tiara,​ great-grandmother of Jake,​ Jeremiah,​ Jenina,​ Tristan and Evangeline. Cortege leaves residence 743/​10,​ Muwanhela Estate (4rd Lane,​ opp. Arpico),​ Thalangama North,​ Malabe on Monday 16th December for burial at 4 p.m. at Thalahena Cemetery,​ Malabe.122768

GNANASEELI WELLAPPILI - Beloved mother of Dinesh Dhammika Anton (Managing Director of Dipra Engineers Pvt Ltd) and Neeluka Sandeep Anton,​ mother-in-law of Madhu Kahawatta (Directress of Dipra Engineers (Pvt Ltd) and Lanka Perera,​ loving grandmother of Anjali,​ Archana,​ Dimithra Anton,​ expired. Remains lie at residence 24/​18,​ 1st Lane,​ Old Kesbewa Road,​ Gangodawila,​ Nugegoda from 9.00 p.m. on Friday 13th December. Cortege leaves residence at 12 p.m. on Sunday 15th December 2019 for cremation at Udahamulla Cemetery,​ Gangodawila,​ Nugegoda.122745

LADDUWAHETTI - UPATHISSA (Ex. Walker adn Greig). Husband of lat Esa,​ beloved father of Kamani and Binara,​ father-in-law of Ashok and Anura,​ expired. Funeral on Monday the 16th of December at 3.00 p.m. at Battaramulla Crematorium. 76/​7,​ Jothikarama Mawatha,​ Kalalgoda,​ Pannipitiya.122770

MADANAYAKE - WASANTHA (H.L.R.W. Madanayake) - (Retired Director - Dept. of Measurement Units,​ Standards and Services). Beloved husband of Visakha (Retired Staff,​ Musaeus College),​ precious father of Arjuna (USA) and Sulochana (Canada),​ most loved father-in-law of Udenie and Tharanga,​ loving grandfather of Shakya,​ Maitri,​ Nithi and Sathi,​ expired. Remains lie at residence 133/​11,​ 4th Lane,​ Duwa Road,​ Beddagana,​ Pitakotte from 1.30 p.m. on Saturday 14th December. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Sunday 15th December 2019 for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Kanatta,​ Borella at 5 p.m.122581

MALINI - (Physiotherapist retired) rests in the arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of Julian Fernando (Physiotherapist retired),​ loving mother of Priyanjith (Seylan Bank),​ Dr. Harendra (Australia),​ Dr. Dinesh (Sweden),​ Samindra (DHL,​ SSC Malaysia) and Nirosha (Informatics),​ mother-in-law of Priyanthi (AAL),​ Samanthi,​ Dr. Hasanthi and Wasantha (Cinnamon Lakeside),​ everloving grandmother of Praveeni,​ Dinura,​ Venuja,​ Shehasa,​ Owen and Jayden,​ beloved daughter of late George and Lydia Samarasuriya and sister of late Gamini Samarasuriya. Cortege leaves residence 65/​7,​ Charles Place,​ Lunawa,​ Moratuwa at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 15th December 2019 for burial at St. Peter and Paul’s Church,​ Lunawa.122369

SENEVIRATNE - MRS. MARY AGNES PHILOMENA (PHILO) - Beloved wife of the late Allan M. Seneviratne,​ loving mother of Arlene,​ Mervyn,​ Anita and Maxwell,​ mother-in-law of Clement Alles,​ Chandrika,​ Bernard Sinniah,​ the late Ramona and Tania,​ grandmother of Keith and Tina,​ Rozali and Shanaka,​ Joanne and Nimantha,​ Shane,​ Michael,​ Kevin,​ Talia,​ Joel and Karen,​ great-grandmother of Joshua and Cleona. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. from “Arlyn”,​ 770C,​ Araliya Gardens,​ Tewatte Road,​ Ragama. Burial will take place at Saints Peter and Paul Church,​ Ragama at 4.00 p.m. 122767

PERERA - ANTON. Dearly beloved husband of Shiromi Perera,​ loving father of Thilina and Poorna,​ father-in-law of Michelle and Julian,​ brother of Ranjini,​ Chitrani (deceased),​ Pavith (deceased),​ Kanthi,​ Deva (deceased),​ Tina,​ Rohan and Nimmi,​ son of late Mr. L.R.N.H. Perera and Mrs Merlyn Perera and son-in-law of Barbara Harding,​ expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 2.00 p.m. on Monday 16th December 2019 for service at St. Thomas’ Church,​ Kotte and thereafter the burial at church Burial Grounds.122772



AHMED MAHDI MARUZOOK passed away peacefully on the 1st December,​ 2019. Inna Lillahi Wainna Ilaihi Rajiun! Dearly beloved husband of Shahana Maruzook (nee Osman),​ much loved father of Taariq (Australia) & Talaal (Sri Lanak) father-in-law of Nadhira,​ Razack (Melbourne Australia),​ adored grandfather of Aqeel,​ Zaahir & Nabeel (All of Melbourne Australia),​ beloved son of Marhoom A.M.A. Maruzook & Marhooma Ummu Maruzoona,​ son-in-law of Marhoom S.L.M. Osman & Marhooma Noor Zahira,​ loving brother of Ereefa,​ Mifthia,​ Mazeena,​ Mumtaz & Zahara,​ brother-in-law of Dr. Fahmy Kaleel,​ Marhoom Hassan Husain,​ Amir Lukmanjee,​ Yusuf Nanji (Babli),​ Razana & Azad Hamid,​ Firaz Osman & Renee Doubrovsky,​ Faryaz & Nusrah Osman. The Janaza Prayers were conducted at Ummu Zaviya,​ Messenger Street,​ Colombo 12 and the burial immediately after Asar Prayers at Kuppiyawatta Burial Grounds on the 2nd December,​ 2019. May Allah Shower His Mercy upon him,​ forgive all his sins,​ accept is good deeds,​ comfort the Bereaved family & grant him Jannathul Firdous. Ameen.120296

DE ROSAYRO - GASTON at rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of late Thelma,​ loving brother of late Gloria Bevis,​ Dennis,​ Anne and late Lancelot,​ son of late Everard and late Laura. Remains lie at “the Restpect Home” by Jayaratne’s from Saturday the 7th December 2019 from 10.00 a.m. Cortege leaves on Sunday 8th December 2019 at 930 a.m. for burial at the Catholic Section,​ General Cemetery Kanatte,​ Borella.120798

FERNANDO - MARY TRACILDA - Relict of Aloy,​ beloved mother of Lenani (Veterinary Surgeon) and Serena (Ex-Hemas Holdings) (Melbourne),​ mother-in-law of late Godwin and of Rohan Fonseka (Melbourne),​ grandmother of Reshika and Dr. Rohan (Melbourne),​ Dr. Reshan and Dr. Amali (Melbourne),​ Ruwansha (NDB) and Lashini (Attune Lanka),​ Salome (Melbourne),​ beloved sister of Cecil,​ Enid,​ Annette,​ Clarence,​ Stanley (all deceased) and of Rev. Fr. Merl Mendis - O.M.I. Cortege leaves residence No. 113/​4,​ Allan Avenue,​ Dehiwala at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 9th December for service at St. Mary’s Church,​ Dehiwala and thereafter burial at St. Anthony’s Church Burial Grounds,​ Kadalana,​ Moratuwa.120809

PERERA - DR. MRS. SAROJINI - It is with much sadness we announce the demise of Dr. Mrs. SAROJINI PERERA,​​ beloved wife of Dr. B.J.C. Perera (Consultant Paediatrician),​​ loving mother of Ruth Maneesha Perera,​​ mother-in-law of Malith Jayawardena,​​ precious daughter of late Mr. Joseph Peeris and late Mrs.Ruth Peeris of Bandarawela,​​ devoted grandmother of Joshua (St. Joseph’s College),​​ Malaika (St. Bridget’s Convent) and Jayadon of St. Joseph’s College,​​ precious sister of Professor Savitri Gunatilleke,​​ Mrs. Indrani De Silva (Melbourne,​​ Australia),​​ Mrs. Jayaranee Peeris (Attorney-at-Law),​​ Mrs. Kshama Ponweera and Mrs. Nelun Pathirana (U.S.A.),​​ devoted sister-in-law of Professor Nimal Gunatilleke,​​ Mr. Noel De Silva (Melbourne,​​ Australia),​​ Mr. Conrad Perera of Bandarawela,​​ Mr. Alex Ponweera of Kandana and Dr. Charles Pathirana of U.S.A. The remains will lie at “the Restpect Home” by Jayaratne’s from 8.30 a.m. on Saturday 7th December 2019. Funeral formalities at 11.00 a.m. on Sunday 8th December 2019,​​ General Section,​​ Kanatta,​​ Borella. May she attain eternal bliss!120250

QUINSTON CLYDE CHESTER LUCAS,​ at rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved son of late Ulick and Queenie Lucas,​ brother of Uline Tennakoon (Singer Sri Lanka) & Ulick Lucas (Australia),​ beloved uncle of Anushka,​ Umesh,​ Urick,​ Urich & Shyanne. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8.00 a.m. on Sunday 8th December. Cortege leaves the parlour on the same day for burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte at 5.00 p.m.120821

SENEVIRATNE - M.D.A.S. (ALFRED SENEVIRATNE) - Rtd. Senior Superintendent of Police. Beloved husband of Shanthi,​ loving father of Kumar and Neranjika,​ father-in-law of Sonali & Saliya,​ ever-loving grandfather of Yoshita,​ Kaylin,​ Danielle & Yanik,​ brother of Victor,​ Lionel,​ Walter,​ Eva,​ Perline,​ Merline and Rosie,​ late Christy,​ Jaya & Arthur. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 12.00 noon on Sunday 8th December. Cortege leaves the parlour on Monday 9th December at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5.00 p.m.120823

WICKRAMARATNE - KEERTHI. Son of Ira Nelson and late S.N. Raja,​ loving husband of Gayani and devoted father of Shakith and Manula Wickramaratne. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 8th December 2019 for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.00 p.m.120822

KALYANARATNE - H.A. Loving husband of late Olga Jacobs,​ father of Tyrone Kalyanaratne,​ father-in-law of Romain Koelmeyer,​ grandfather of Crystal and Klenn,​ loving brother of Vineetha,​ Chandra,​ Aira,​ Sumitha and Rathnasiri. Remains will lie at 19/​2,​ St. Jude’s Mawatha,​ Mahabage. Cortege leaves for cremation at Welisara Cemetery at 3.15 p.m. on Monday,​ 9th December 2019.120824

QUINSTON CLYDE CHESTER LUCAS,​ at rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved son of late Ulick and Queenie Lucas,​ brother of Uline Tennakoon (Singer Sri Lanka) & Ulick Lucas (Australia),​ beloved uncle of Anushka,​ Umesh,​ Urick,​ Urich & Shyanne. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8.00 a.m. on Sunday 8th December. Cortege leaves the parlour on the same day for burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte at 5.00 p.m.120821

SENEVIRATNE - M.D.A.S. (ALFRED SENEVIRATNE) - Rtd. Senior Superintendent of Police. Beloved husband of Shanthi,​ loving father of Kumar and Neranjika,​ father-in-law of Sonali & Saliya,​ ever-loving grandfather of Yoshita,​ Kaylin,​ Danielle & Yanik,​ brother of Victor,​ Lionel,​ Walter,​ Eva,​ Perline,​ Merline and Rosie,​ late Christy,​ Jaya & Arthur. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 12.00 noon on Sunday 8th December. Cortege leaves the parlour on Monday 9th December at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5.00 p.m.120823

WICKRAMARATNE - KEERTHI. Son of Ira Nelson and late S.N. Raja,​ loving husband of Gayani and devoted father of Shakith and Manula Wickramaratne. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 8th December 2019 for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.00 p.m.120822




WEERASINGHE - REV. DANIEL EWING - Retired Baptist Minister,​ loving husband of late Olga Mildred Weerasinghe,​ called Home to Glory after 95 years of earthly journeying. Remains will lie at Sri Lanka Baptist Sangamaya,​ 46,​ Kynsey Road,​ Colombo 8 until Sunday,​ 1st Dec. at 8.30 a.m. Moved thereafter to Makewita Baptist Church (Ja-ela - Gampaha Road) for service at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday,​ followed by burial at Mabima Baptist Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. - Children; Eshan & Family and Nishani & Family.117954

MARIKAR - MRS. MAKINA HAMIDO (Old Girl - Girls’ High School,​ Kandy) - Beloved wife of Dr. Fuard Marikar (Consultant EML),​ beloved daughter of late N.S. Hamido (Retired Asst. Labour Commissioner) and late Rukaiya Hamido and loving daughter-in-law of late M.O.S. Marikar (Retired I.I.of Post Offices) and late Zohara Bebe Marikar,​ sister of Mufidha Zahir and Naffa Razmi Rahim,​ adored mother of Akeel (USA),​ Aftab,​ Dr. Azaam,​ Akmal (USA),​ mother-in-law of Sue Yen (USA),​ Amirah,​ Rosalinda (USA) and loving grandmother of Amaan (Horizon College International) & Alden (USA),​ passed away peacefully on 21st November. Janaza took place on Friday 22nd November at the Battaramulla Jumma Mosque. 608/​1,​ Desinghe Mawatha,​ off Akuregoda Road,​ Pelawatte. Dr. Faurd Marikar - 077-3753138.117676

PERERA - THERESA - Beloved wife of late Felix Perera,​ loving mother of Ajantha,​ Damayanthi,​ Sextus,​ Chandrika,​ Ernest,​ Audrey,​ Prasanna,​ Shriyantha,​ caring mother-in-law of Thushara,​ Shiroma,​ Mario,​ Vinuka,​ Chameira,​ Conchita,​ beloved grandmother of Samantha,​ Avishka,​ Ayendra,​ Sheina,​ Ehren,​ Ariana and Eden. Cortege leaves residence No. 39/​3,​ Halpe Mawatha,​ Kandana on 2nd December (Monday) at 4.00 p.m. for burial at St. Sebastian Cemetery,​ Kandana at 4.30 p.m.118239

AMARASURIYA - SHELTON WINFIELD PERERA (Former Executive Director,​ Central Bank and Secretary to the Monetary Board). Safe in the Arms of Jesus,​ dearly beloved husband of Jayanthi (Formerly Central Bank),​ loving brother of late Pearl De Mel,​ Erica Fernando,​ late Monica De Silva,​ late Dr. Roy Amarasuriya,​ Lyn Amarasuriya,​ June Gunasekera and Chintha Amarasuriya,​ loving brother-in-law of late I.D.T. De Mel,​ late J.S.L. Fernando,​ late Leo De Silva,​ Dorothy,​ Duncan Gunasekera,​ Consy,​ late Augusta,​ Rev. Godwin Weerasuriya,​ late Rev. Lloyd Weerasuriya,​ Chandranee & Raja Weerasuriya. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Sunday 1st December from 10.00 a.m. onwards. Service at 3.00 p.m. on same day at the Parlour followed by burial at the General Cemetery (Anglican Section) Borella at 3.30 p.m. No. 122/​22,​ Arnolda Place,​ off Kirulapone Avenue,​ Colombo 5.118346




PERERA - JULIAN - Loving husband of late Antonette Perera,​ beloved father of Ajantha Perera (NDB Bank PLC),​ father-in-law of Michele Crusz (Nations Trust Bank PLC),​ loving grandfather of Melissa,​ Aneetra and Tatyana,​ passed away. Remains will lie at No. 102,​ Kandy Road,​ Dalugama,​ Kelaniya. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 24th November,​ for burial at St. Francis De Sales Church Cemetery,​ Dalugama,​ Kelaniya.115898

WIJESINGHE - LALITHA - Beloved wife of Wimal Wijesinghe,​ loving mother of Neranjana,​ Ganga and Thilini,​ caring mother-in-law of Ravindra,​ late Priyanga and Janaka,​ loving sister of Kusuma and late Piyasiri,​ Padma and Tissa,​ loving sister-in-law of Chandra,​ Kalyani and late Nallarani,​ beloved grandmother of Chathurya,​ Kalanaka,​ Chandula,​ Ithara and Nitesh,​ passed away. Remains will be at 101/​1,​ Galle Road,​ Mount Lavinia,​ cremation on (Sunday) 24th November at 4.30 p.m. at Mount Lavinia crematorium.115634

WIRAMANADEN - MARY BEATRICE (nee MACKAY) - Dearly beloved wife of late Earl Anton Wiramanaden (Rajah),​ precious mother of Dionnie,​ Alexton (NZ),​ Braburn (KR) and Ryland (NZ),​ mother-in-law of Vinod Roy (Ex American Embassy),​ Gwendoline (NZ),​ Sook (KR) and Lorna (NZ),​ everloving grandmother of Hansel & Vanessa,​ Angelo,​ Garrick & Brook,​ Natasha & Dharshan,​ Allyson & Harry and Nikita,​ great-grandmother of 8 great-grandchildren. Cortege leaves residence No. 32 A,​ Jayawardena Mawatha,​ Dehiwala at 2.30 p.m. on Sunday 24th November for service at St. Mary’s Church Dehiwala and thereafter for burial at the Mt. Lavinia Cemetery at 3.30 p.m.115741

HENDERLIN - BRYAN (formerly at A.F. Cargo Services),​ affectionate husband of Mignonne (nee Ferdinands,​ formerly Grindlays/​Standard Charterd Bank,​ Fort),​ much loved father of Leandross and Melissa,​ loving father-in-law of Stefani and Ruchindra,​ ever loving papa of Maria,​ Gwyneth and Valencia,​ loving brother and brother-in-law of Eleanor & late Darrel Van Langenberg,​ Brindley and Anoma,​ Geraldine & Roger de Zilva,​ Hillerene & late Christopher Rabot,​ Roycee and Shirani,​ passed away in Vancouver,​ Canada. A requiem service will be held at St. Thomas’ Church,​ Kotte on Wednesday 27th November at 6.30 p.m. Brindley - 0776396473.115932

INDUKUMAR - MULCHAND VARIA,​ husband of the late Karunawathie Varia,​ loving father of Ashok and Mayur,​ father-in-law of Sharmini and Shehara,​ loving grandfather of Anithra,​ Amrick,​ Anieka,​ Keshya and Raeha. Cortege leaves No. 26,​ 6th Lane,​ Nawala for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 10.45 a.m. on Sunday the 24th of November.115933

PERERA - PETER,​ husband of late Manel Perera (nee Kurera),​ father of Romesh Perera (Riyadh) & Roshika Perera (Lakeland School,​ Ratmalana),​ father-in-law of Priyangani Perera (Riyadh),​ beloved grandfather of Shinal and Shanella,​ brother of Manel,​ Michael and Monica,​ expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Sunday 24th November from 9.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m. Cortege leaves parlour on Sunday 24th at 3.00 p.m. for burial at Jawatta Cemetery,​ Colombo.115934




DANTANARAYANA - HILDA. Wife of late Henry Dantanarayana,​ beloved mother of Irangani Dantanarayana,​ Wasantha Dantasinghe,​ Lalith Dantanarayana and Dishna Welihinda and mother-in-law of late Dayasiri Dewanarayana,​ Sandya Dantanarayana,​ Somathilaka Dantasinghe and Ajith Welihinda,​ expired. Remains lie at 44/​3,​ Alwis Perera Mawatha,​ Asoka Place,​ Katubedda,​ Moratuwa from 9 a.m. on 17/​11/​19. Cortege leaves residence on 18/​11/​19 at 4 p.m. for crremation at General Cemetery,​ Rawatawatta.113631

DISSANAYAKE - Dr. PIYASENA. Beloved wife of Thilaka,​ brother of Ghana,​ Kusuma,​ Daya. Remains lie at Jyarathna Funeral Parlour,​ Kalubowila from 8.00 p.m. on 16.11.2019. Cortege leaves parlour on 17.11.2019 at 1.00 p.m. for cremation at Nedimala Public Cemetery at 2.00 p.m.113635

KAWIRATNE - DOREEN AUGUSTA (nee HETTIARATCHI). Passed away peacefully. Loving wife of late Jayantha Kawiratne,​ dearly beloved mother of Nirmali (formerly Bank of Ceylon),​ Numani (Australia),​ Ajantha (Canada),​ loving mother-in-law of Rathnasiri Senadeera (former Pharmaceutical Corp.),​ Tissa Weerasuriya (Australia),​ Kamal Wijayawardena (Canada),​ grandmother of Supun,​ Minoli,​ Kithmal,​ Savi,​ Maheeta,​ Great-grandmother of Yevan,​ Seth,​ Micah,​ Sophia,​ Lincoln,​ sister of late Honourine,​ late Noeline,​ late Sr. Brenda and Ranee (Canada). Cremation was held at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery on Tuesday 12th November 2019. Phone No. 2635196.113347

KURUKULASOORIYA - D. DE S. (Attorney-at-Law). The death is announced by Kuru,​​ loving husband of Malkanthi Fernando,​​ loving father of Dinali (New Zealand) and Damith (USA),​​ passed away peacefully after a brief illness. Cortege leaves residence No. 32,​​ Senanayake Place,​​ off Station Road,​​ Dehiwala at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday - 17/​​11/​​2019 for cremation at Borella Cemetery,​​ 4.00 p.m.112646

MOHAMMED SAM BASHEER TEGAL. Founder and Chairman of Paradise Holidays (Pvt) Ltd. Passed away peacefully at his home on 11 November 2019. He was the husband to Indrani (Prativi) Tegal nee Miskin and father to Ermiza Mutiara Megara and Salaf,​ brother to Zreena Mashooda Ayesha and Haroon. May Allah grant him Jannat ul Firdous.112790

PEIRIS - HILDA. Wife of late Nelson Peiris,​​ beloved mother of Nimal,​​ Sunil,​​ Sriyani,​​ Rev. St. Chandrani Peiris (St. Margaret’s Convent) and Chithrani. Her mortal remains will lie at St. Margaret’s Convent - 15th Nov. 2019 at 10.00 a.m. to 16th Nov. 2019. No. 26/​​A,​​ M.J.C. Fernando Mawatha,​​ Idama,​​ Moratuwa - 16th Nov. 2019 at 10.00 a.m. to 17th Nov. 2019). Holy Emmanuel Church,​​ Parish Hall,​​ Moratuwa - 17th Nov. 2019 at 9.00 a.m. onwards. Funeral service will be held on Sunday the 17th Nov. 2019 at 2.30 p.m. followed by burial at The Holy Emmanuel Church Cemetery,​​ Moratuwa.113577

RAJAPAKSE - DON JAYANTHE (former Assistant Superintendent,​ Department of Prisons). Dearly beloved husband of Marina (Letitia),​ loving father of Nilanka,​ Kirul & Shiromi,​ father-in-law of Ushani & Lucky,​ beloved grandfather of Ushenka,​ Nishenka & Joshua,​ loving brother of Daya & Asoka,​ Kumara & Sirima,​ Chandra & Sarath & Chandrapala. Viewing at A.F. Raymond’s,​ Borella from 10.00 a.m. on Monday 18th November 2019. Cortege leaves the parlour at 3.30 p.m. on the same day for cremation at 4 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte.113632

WALKER (nee SMITH) - PRICILLA. Loving mother of Jeremy (Walters Bay),​ mother-in-law of Sharon (Bio Foods (Pvt) Ltd.),​ much loved Nana of Jake (Cinnamon Bentota Beach) and Dylon,​ loving sister of late Pancy,​ Percy and Joy. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from 8.00 a.m. on 17th November. Cortege leaves 17th November at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at 5.00 p.m. General Cemetery,​ Borella.113634

COORAY - THAKSHAN ROHAN (Former Operations Manager - LECO). Beloved husband of late Jayanthi Somalatha,​ loving father of Dr. Karvan Cooray,​ Rasal Cooray (LECO Kalutara) and Dr. Premika Cooray. Father-in-law of Dr. Champa,​ Thimali (LECO- Kalutara) and Dr. Asitha (Kandy Hospital). Remains will lie at No.354,​ Galle Road,​ Kalutara North. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 18th at 3 pm for cremation at Kalutara North cemetery.113638

DE SILVA - SHANTHINI. Dearly beloved daughter of late G P B De Silva and Rita,​ loving sister of Dr Suraj De Silva,​ Indrika and Lashanthi,​ sister-in-law of Dr Ruanthi De Silva and Rohan Gooneratne,​ much loved aunt of Saminda,​ Shalen and Shimali. The remains lie at The Restpect Home by Jayaratne,​ Borella. Cortege leaves at 4 p.m. on Monday the 18th for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Anglican Section).113636

LEWKE BANDARA - PUSHPA KUMARA (Attorney-at-law) passed away on the 16th of November 2019. Beloved husband of Indrani. Father of Navoda and Chathubani(Attorney-at-law). Father-in-law of Dr. Indika Munasinghe and Eng. Manjula Kalupahana. Brother of late S.W.L Bandara(President counsel). Brother of Lal Lewke Bandara and Devika Lewke Bandara. Cortege leaves residence No:144,​ Circular Road,​ Makuluwa,​ Galle on Monday 18th at 4.00 p.m. The body will be received by the Mayor and members of the municipality at the Galle town hall at 4.30 p.m. Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Dadalla at 6.00 p.m.”113639