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FERNANDO - MARY AGNES. Beloved wife of late M.M.C. Victor Fernando, precious mother of Manel, Sunila, Rohini, Gamini, Amal and Kumar, mother-in-law of Milton, Senanayake, Quintus, Nanda, Padma and Priyadharshini, adored grandmother of twelve grandchildren and loving great-grandchildren of eleven great-grandchildren. Funeral Thursday 9th March 2017. Cortege leaves residence 44, Mallikarama Road, Ratmalana at 4 p.m. for cremation at Mount Lavinia Nisala Arana Cemetery at 5 p.m.031381

JAYAKODDY - J.A.D.C. Sri Lanka Ports Authority - Retired Staff Officers Association Regrets to announce the demise of J.A.D.C. Jayakoddy retired Superintendent (Welfare) Sri Lanka Ports Authority. Funeral on 9th Thursday March 2017. Cortege leaves No.326, Weboda Road, Udupila, Delgoda at 4.00 p.m. to General Cemetery Udupila. All members are requested to attend the funeral.031106

PERERA - G.A.D. (DUNSTON) formerly at Meteorological Dept. Beloved husband of Lalitha, loving father of Dilan (Melbourne), father-in-law of Dedunu, grandfather of Diendra and Nipun, passed away. Funeral on 9th March. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. to Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa, followed by burial at the Church Burial Grounds. 12/9, Church Road, Idama, Moratuwa.031105

RAJAKARUNA - H.E.V. (VINITHA). Dearly beloved husband of Saritri, loving father of Milanka, Suren & Jayan, father-in-law of Sasanka, adored grandfather of Samaya & Yevin. Cortege leaves No. 19, 6th Cross Lane, Borupana, Ratmalana, on Saturday 11th March 2017 at 4 p.m. for cremation at Galkissa Cemetery at 5 p.m.031338

ROBERT - MR I.J. (C.P.M. Beleiver). Safe in the arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Vasantha (nee Gnanamuttu), darling father of Florence, Dulcie and Chrishanthie, loving father-in-law of Alwin, entered rest. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Funeral service today (9/3/2017) at 2.30 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella. 072-3419854.031335

SAMARASINGHE - NEWTON (Former Controller of Immigration and Emigration, Ambassador to China and High Commissioner to India), beloved husband of late Lakshmi (nee Sahabandu), loving father of Jayangani and Roshani (USA), father-in-law of late Mohan Perera and of Dr Deepthi Jayasekera (USA), beloved grandfather of Arindra, Minura, Lahini and Avishka, loving brother of Dr Ranjith, Rohini and late Nandani, brother-in-law of late Eardley Sahabandu, Bertie Perera and J. Edirisinghe and of Kusum and Swarna. Cortege leaves residence 49/1, Hena Road, Mount Lavinia on Thursday 9th March at 3.00 p.m. for Parama Dhamma Chetiya Pirivena for religious rites and thereafter at 4.30 p.m. for the Attidiya Cemetery. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. No flowers by request.031203

VALLIPURAM - NAVAMANY (Retired Principal - School of Nursing, Jaffna).Beloved wife of late S. Vallipuram (Attorney-at-Law), much loved mother of Niranjana, Satyendra, Yamuna, Kanchana, Nimalendra and late Nalina, mother-in-law of Mahendran Ratnam, Anoji Satyendra, loving sister of Thavamany, Manonmany and Ponnampalam, precious grandmother of Akalya, viren, Aneesha, Nicholas, Joshua, Dhiren and Camille, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday March 9th for cremation at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Borella.031429

WERAGAMA ARACHCHIGE LEELASENA (of Hangamuwa, Ratnapura): Former Head of Mathematics at Maharagama Training College, Principal at Anuradhapura Central School and Senior Mathematics Teacher in London, passed away peacefully at home in London on Friday 3 March 2017, at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Nalinee, beloved father of Lakith, Lasitha, Kirula and Subodha, beloved father-in-law of Ganeesha, Chamari, Keshari and Neha and beloved grandfather of Sachi, Charith, Ayana, Kavisha, Su*van, Aanya and Liana. Funeral service will be held at Chilterns Crematorium, Amersham, Bucks, U.K. on Friday 10 March at 4.45 pm. For further information, please contact Lakith (l​a​k​i​t​h​@​m​a​c​.​c​o​m​).030986

WITHARANA - ANANDA. Husband of Puni, loving father of Shehan and Shehara, father-in-law of Talavou and Shehana, grandfather of Shevan, Shenal, Joshua, Jonathan and Jason, brother of late Sena, Sumana, Wimal, Vernon, Harold and of Siri, Berty, Irvin and Malini. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour on Thursday 9th March at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 3 p.m.031009



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