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SISTER MARY PHILOTHIA FERNANDO,​ sister of the Holy Angels called to Eternal Rest. Funeral Mass will be at St. Gabriel’s Convent,​ Colpetty at 9.00 a.m. on Friday 14th July 2017,​ followed by funeral service at the Burial Ground,​ St. Lazarus’ Church,​ Kurukulawa,​ Ragama.085745

ABEYNAYAKE - MERVYN DOMINIC MENDIS - Formerly of Galle Face Hotel - Director J.J. and Travels Pvt Ltd. dearly beloved son of late Dominic Mendis Abeynayake and of Clarice Fonseka Gunasekera,​ darling brother of Dorinda,​ Sherine,​ Nalini,​ Rohan,​ Hema Chandani,​ Rani and Priyath,​ brother-in-law of Prasanthi,​ grandson of late Lewis Mendis Abeynayake and of Mary Lily De Soyza,​ Peter Fonseka Gunasekera and Dianna Rosamund Pearl Gunatilleke,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 25,​ Modera Street,​ Colombo 15 at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 15th July for Service at St. James Church,​ Mutwal,​ thereafter interment at General Cemetery,​ Madampitiya (Roman Catholic Section).086223

ABEYSEKERA - PRASANNA - ROCKSTAR - Loving son of the late Charles and of Turin Abeysekera,​ beloved husband of Chandrika and of the late Thisula Jayanetti,​ loving father of Nanda,​ Renu and Dayani and Adoring grandfather of Sahen and Anira,​ affectionate brother of the late Sunila Abeysekera to Ranil and Dharini and to the late Kumaresh Abeysekera,​ unforgettable friend to all who knew him. His Remains lie at No. 54,​ Shiromani Mawatha,​ Maharagama. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 15th July at 9.30 a.m. for cremation at 10 a.m. at Godigamuwa Cemetery,​ Maharagama.086227

CHRISTOBEL DE LA MOTTE (nee KOELMEYER) - Wife of late Hans,​ loving mother of Carol,​ Deanne Brinsley,​ Fredrick,​ Adrian and Andrea,​ mother-in-law of John Oliva,​ Rohan Sourjah,​ Debbie,​ Rio,​ Dale and Andrew Woods,​ loving grandmother of Mark and Krysten,​ Shannen and Kimberly,​ Yanik and Brooke and Sabrina,​ passed away in Sydney,​ Australia on 9th July. For funeral service details,​ click on the link below: https:/​/​​Christobel-de-la-Motte/​1706451/​085470

DUNSTAN PERERA (1925-2017). Dearly beloved husband of late Elaine,​ loving father of Siraj,​ Gihan,​ Pradeep and Dharshini,​ father-in-law of Shanta,​ Lina,​ Hiranthi and Paul,​ adored grandfather of Mahan,​ Ashwyn,​ Nickie,​ Elizabeth,​ late Amanda,​ Amani,​ Harin,​ Rukshila,​ Stephane,​ Travis and Dylan,​ formerly of the Central Bank and United Nations,​ passed away peacefully on 12 July. Funeral will take place on Sunday the 16th at Borella,​ Kanatha,​ R/​C section at 1.00 p.m. Cortege will leave No. 37,​ Third Lane,​ Ratmalana at 11.00 a.m.086290

GUNESEKERA - MARJORIE JOSEPHINE FRANKEDE (nee SATHARASINGHE) - Dearly loved wife of the late Vernon Gunesekera; beloved mother of Sujeewa,​ Lilamani,​ and Niranjala; cherished mother-in-law of the late Gerry,​ Jayantha and the late Rohan; adored grandmother of Nadine,​ Shanara,​ Roshini,​ and Oshani; darling great-grandmother of Tiyana,​ passed away today (12/​07/​2017) at the age of 88 after a brief illness. Funeral will be held at 318/​24,​ 1st Lane,​ Gorakana,​ Moratuwa on Friday,​ 14th of July. Cortege leaves the residence at 3:00 pm for the burial ceremony to be held at the General Cemetery,​ Mount Lavinia. Relatives and friends; kindly accept this intimation.085563

EKANAYAKE - G.B. (Retired CAS (SLAS),​ J.P.) Husband of late Olga,​ loving father of Ajith,​ father-in-law of Yasangani,​ loving grandfather of Raveen /​ Chathu,​ Yoshan and loving great grandfather of Ayaan and Akain,​ brother of late Piyatissa,​ Senehelatha and Hema,​ brother-in-law of Seetha and Melvin,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 10,​ 2nd Lane,​ Galpotta Road,​ Nawala,​ Rajagiriya at 4.30 p.m. on Saturday 15th July,​ 2017 for Cremation at Nawala Crematorium at 5.00 p.m.086627




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