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COSTA - AGNES (nee PAIVA). Beloved wife of late Antony Costa, loving mother of Blaise, Marion & Antoinette, mother-in-law of Judy, Timothy Paldano & Ravi Fernando, precious Nana of Stephan, Jacky, Chrissy, Dylan, Sheamon, Marice & Minola. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Friday 10th March at 9.30 a.m. for service at the Mahaiyawa Cemetery Chapel, Kandy at 2.30 p.m. followed by burial at General Cemetery, Mahaiyawa (Roman Catholic Section), Kandy.032276

DE SERAM - MRS FRANCISCA (retired Principal). Beloved wife of late Joseph Francis De Seram, loving mother of Jayalath, Preethi, Nimal and Rev. Fr. Francis Lakshman De Seram (Badulla Diocese), mother-in-law of Nimal, Cabral, Deepthika and Anoma, grandmother of Nimantha, Roshan, Anton, Dinuka, Sheshan, Jayani, Nirasha, Rashan, Ranitha & Dilki, passed away. Cortege leaves residence 259, Gal-edanda, Gonawala on 11th March 2017 at 3.00 p.m. followed by Holy Mass at 3.30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, Pamunuwila and will be buried at Gal-edanda Sepala Public Cemetery.032199

DR. KARUNARATNE - B.A.P. - Beloved husband of Chandra Amarakoon, loving father of Dr. Samantha (UK), and Dr. Vidharshi (UK) passed away. Cortege leaves residence No.7, Park Avenue, Dangolla, Kandy on Saturday 11th March 2017 for cremation at 4.00pm Mahaiyawa, Kandy.032408

EDIRIWEERA - WALTER. Former General Manager of LOLC and former Deputy Chairman of Arpico Finance Co. Ltd., son of late Thomas & Piyaseeli Ediriweera, loving husband of Yasa, adorable father of Deepthi & Thusitha, father-in-law of Dinusha Ihalalanda & Harsha, grandfather of Dinal & Ranudi, expired on 6.3.2017. Cremation took place on 7.3.2017 according to his last wishes. No.5, Annie Avenue, Dehiwala.031587

FERNANDO - LORRAINE (formerly of Central Bank). At rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Wijesiri Fernando (former Engineer - CEB), precious mother of Priyanka and Linda, Prasan & Nilakshi, both of USA, Kumarini and Harsha (FPA Sri Lanka), Kamani, Seylan Bank - Mount Lavinia & Vijith (New Interiors), darling grandmother of Sherine & Sherika, Nishika & Shalindra and Nimshi, all of USA, late Viresh & Harin, Mihesh & Chethali and great-grandmother of Nevin (USA), sister of late Alscase & Elsworth, Yvonne and Lucille. Cortege leaves residence 126/9, Uyana Rd, Lunawa on Saturday 11th March at 3.30 p.m. Service at Methodist Church, Uyana, at 4.00 p.m. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Moratuwa.032261

FERNANDO - MARY AGNES (Correction due to printing error). Beloved wife of late MMC Victor Fernando, precious mother of Manel, Sunila, Rohini, Amal and Kumar, mother-in-law of Milton, Senanayake, Quintus, Nanda, Padma and Priyadharshini, adored grandmother of twelve grandchildren and loving great-grandmother of eleven great-grandchildren. Funeral took place on 9th March 2017. No. 44, Mallikarama Road, Ratmalana.031749

GUNARATHNE - GIHAN. Gunarathne K.G. retired Superintendent (S.L.S.P.C.) of No. 72/2, 4th Lane, Malwatte Road, Matale, passed away at Suwasevana Hospital, Kandy. He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Sandya Kahalakalawa, son Akila Gunarathne, daughter Ashani Gunarathne, sisters, brothers, family and friends. The cremation will be held at Matale Crematorium on 11th March 2017 at 4.00 p.m. May you attain Supreme Bliss of Nibbana! 0770286371.031760

HARVIE - NEVILLE CASWELL (formerly Badulla, Sri Lanka). Loved husband of Maria, loving father of Neil, Christopher, Marion and Jacqueline (Australia), a much loved grandfather and great grandfather, passed away peacefully on 7/3/2017, at the grand age of 95 in Brisbane, Australia. Funeral Friday 10th March at 2 pm at Mount Gravatt Crematorium and Chapel. Brisbane, Australia.031762

HARVIE, NEVILLE CASWELL - The death is announced of Neville Caswell Harvie (Retired Additional Govt. Agent - Badulla), husband of Maria, father of Neil, Christopher, Marion and Jackie, father-in-law of Shahnaz and Mayadunne, grandfather of Andrea, Manique, Manilka, Ramona, Rochelle, Naomi, Malindri, Nigel and Emma, great-grandfather of Coby, Chloe, Danny and Amelia, brother of late Bob, late Godfrey, late Olga, Michael, Ken, Gillian and Errol, brother-in-law of Dolly, late Elrica, late Kirthie Abeysekera, Rose, Laura, late Widlyn de Silva, Marie, Yvonne Ferdinands, late Brian Elias and Bernard Elias, passed away peacefully at the age of 94 in Brisbane, Australia on 7th March 2017. Cremation today 10th March at 2pm at Mt. Gravatt Crematorium, Australia.032533

MAHESWARY - SAMINATHAN. Beloved wife of late A. Saminathan, precious mother of late Mahendrarajan, Logendran, Revathy, Thadchayini, Malini, Sayanthan, late Hariharan and Kalaivani, mother-in-law of Rohan, Umakanthan, Senthilnathan and Sutha, loving sister of Mahadevan, late Parameswary, late Puvaneswary and Pathmanathan, adored grandmother of Baron, Rendy, Brandan, Virooban, Sharenya, Thamiya and Tharsha. Funeral rituals will commence at 10 a.m. on Sunday the 12th March 2017 and cortege leaves Jayaratne Parlour, Borella by 11.30 a.m. for cremation at 12 noon at General Cemetery, Borella. Contact - 0772374439.032642

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

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, Suvan, 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​).030990

WIJESURIYA - MRS SUNANDA (of Somananda Mawatha, Udahamulla, Panadura). Former Teacher, (staff) of Ananda College, Colombo and Deputy Principal of pricess of Wales College, Moratuwa, Principal Visaka College, Colombo). Beloved wife of Piyadasa Wijesuriya, retired Administrative Officer, Ministry of Education, precious mother of Lohith Lulangajeewa Wijesuriya, executive Manager, Asiatic Agricultural Products Company, loving grandmother of Janala Wijesuriya (Ananda College, Colombo), expired. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. on Saturday the 11th March 2017 at Minuwanpitiya General Cemetery.032590





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