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AMARAKONE - Dr. AMARAKONE MUDIYANSELAGE NATH - Professional Engineer,​ Politician,​ Businessman and Indefatigable Sinhala Buddhist Patriot,​ expired at 4.15 p.m. on Wednesday,​ 22nd November ,​ 2017,​ aged 81 years. He was a former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Housing,​ former Chairman of the State Engineering Corporation,​ Founder President of the Organization of Professional Societies of Sri Lanka,​ General Secretary of the Eksath Sinhala Maha Sabhawa,​ head of the Santhana Foundation,​ Nawinna,​ and a committed Philanthropist. He was the beloved husband of Dr. Indrani Wijesinghe Amarakone,​ Dental Surgeon,​ the beloved brother of late Alawatugoda Saddananda Thero,​ late Mr. A.M.W. Amarakone and late Mrs. Iranganie Amarakone,​ Mr. A.M. Jayasinghe and Mrs. Kumari Amarakone,​ late Mrs Balamenike Sumathipala and late Mr. K.H.M. Sumathipala,​ Mr Sam and Mrs Srimathi Amarakone,​ late Mr Susil and Mrs Chandra Amarakone,​ late Mrs. Heenmenike Hennayaka and Mr. P.B. Hennayake,​ Mr. Saman and Mrs. Samudrika Amarakone,​ and Mrs. Chandra and Mr. Tissa Wellappili,​ the beloved brother-in-law of Dr. Mahendra and Mrs Ellen Wijesinghe,​ USA,​ Mr. Don Kularatne and Mrs. Nimal Subasinghe of Horana,​ Mr. Tissa and Dr. Lakshmi Wijesinghe of Mt. Lavinia,​ Dr. Ananda and Dr. Mrs. Ifiyenia Wijesinghe,​ USA,​ Mr. Thusitha and and Dr. Mrs. Chintha Wijesinghe,​ USA,​ and late Mr. Indrasena and Mrs. Lalitha Wijesinghe of Mt. Lavinia,​ and all of the nieces and nephews of the deceased. His remains can be viewed after 8.00 a.m. at the Mahinda Funeral Parlour at 591,​ Galle Road,​ Mt. Lavinia on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th,​ November 2017. Pansacula Ceremony at the Mahinda Funeral Parlour at 8.00 a.m. on Saturday 25th,​ November 2017 and cremation at the Mt. Lavinia Crematorium at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 25th November 2017. While we,​ his family,​ his friends & his co-workers mourn our inestimable loss,​ we invite all to celebrate the remarkable life and achievements of this patriotic son of Lanka who has given his all to protect and foster his Motherland and his people. May he attain Nibbana.147137

ANTHONY - C.M. STELLA - Beloved daughter of late Mr & Mrs. Allan Anthony,​ loving sister of Anselm,​ Esther,​ Godfrey (UK) and late Grisilda and Leslie,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. at General Cemetery Madampitiya. No. 170/​21A,​ Alwis Town Road,​ Wattala.147339

EDIRISINGHE - MR L.P. (Retired Principal). Beloved husband of Mrs Sheela,​ father of Mrs Kusala (Perth),​ former Sampath Bank and Mrs Chamila (The Finance - Horana),​ beloved father-in-law of Mr Chaminda Liyanage (Perth) and Dr Lalith Ratnayake (Base Hospital - Horana),​ grandfather of Ashinka,​ Viduni,​ Nikhila and Hirunija. Remains lie at 99/​2A,​ Wanamikanda Road,​ Kumbuka,​ Gonapola. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 25th November,​ 2017. Cremation at Horana Cemetery at 4.00 p.m.146952

FRANCES GERALDINE DE S ILLESINGHE (Nee WICKREMASINGHE) - Beloved wife of late Leonard,​ daughter of late Mudaliyar Gerald and late Evelyn Wickremasinghe,​ precious mother of late Ranjith and of Mohan and Srimal,​ mother-in-law of Vinodini,​ Regine and Neville,​ grandmother of Elsa,​ Navin,​ Narein,​ Nilendra,​ Nirosh,​ Ravin,​ Kimberly and Fallon,​ sister of late Lyn,​ Trisette,​ Dr. R.L. (Lou) Lota and of Gertrude,​ great grandmother of Joshua,​ Ananya,​ Vinaya,​ Sunaya,​ Druve and Aaron. Remains lie at residence No. 36,​ Arethusa Lane,​ Colombo 06 on Friday 24th November 2017. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 25th November at 3 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte. (Main Gate).147285

NONIS - RIMLEY LILIAN CLARICE (nee De Silva) wife of late Henry Daniel Nonis,​ mother of Nirmala and Frederick Silva,​ Dr Nihal and Rani,​ Nalin and Edna,​ Indrani and Gamini Fernando,​ Srilal and Nilani,​ and Dayanthi and Reginald Wijeratne at rest with Jesus. Cortege leaves residence for Service at Methodist Church Rawathawatte at 4.00 p.m. on Friday 24th November followed by burial at General Cemetery,​ Rawathawatte,​ Moratuwa. No:8,​ Mahajana Road,​ Kadalana,​ Moratuwa.146814

Jayantha Padmasiri (Kohku Lanka Katunayake),​ old boy of Nalanda College,​ Colombo (group 87). Beloved husband of Janaki,​ father of Usheni Sandurika and Ishani Chathurika (Holy Family Convent,​ Wennappuwa). Remains lie at residence No. 79,​ Temple Road,​ Metikotuwa,​ Dankotuwa. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday,​ 25th November 2017.147738




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