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REV. FR. MAHES GANEMULLA - Beloved son of late Alfred and Constance,​ brother of Ranjit and late Shirani,​ brother-in-law of late Glenzil Weerasinghe and of Dilamani. Remains lie at the Archbishops Palace,​ Borella. Holy Mass will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday the 25th after which the remains would be removed for burial at the General Cemetery,​ Kanatte.148552

REV. FR. MAHES PETER GANEMULLA - of the Archdiocese of Colombo was called to Eternal Rest on the 23rd November 2017. His Mortal remains lie in state at the Archbishop’s House Chapel,​ Borella. Requiem Mass will be at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday,​ 25th November 2017,​ followed by Interment at General Cemetery,​ Borella. Rev. Fr. Ganemulla was born on 7th February 1950 and was ordained on 25th July 1981. He is the son of late Mr. Ganemulla Gamage Alfred Direkze and late Mrs. Daisybelle C Direckze.148556

AMARAKONE - Dr. NATH - Founder President of OPA. The Organization of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka (OPA) with deep regret announces the demise of its founder President Dr. Nath Amarakone. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia on 24th November from 8.00 a.m. onwards and on Saturday 25th November 2017 from 8.00 a.m. - 9.00 a.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 9.00 a.m. Cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 10.00 a.m.148182

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,​ sister-in-law of Dulkah,​ Reginold,​ Hema (UK) and Vanroy,​ loving aunt of Rajitha,​ Inoka,​ Asela (Australia),​ Ishani,​ Shamil (UK),​ Neomi (UK) and late Dinukh,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 25th at 3.30 p.m. for interment at Madampitiya Cemetery. No. 170/​21A,​ Alwis Town Road,​ Wattala.147335

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

MOTHA - ANTON - Formerly of Maurice Roach Ltd,​ and Hayley’s Ltd - Beloved husband of Heather (nee Reid),​ loving father of Stewart and Hilary,​ father-in-law of Luise and Linda,​ grandfather of Jacob and Matthew,​ passed away peacefully on 20th November 2017 in Melbourne,​ Australia. Cremation at Springvale Botanical Cemetery,​ Melbourne,​ Australia on Thursday,​ 23rd November 2017.148133

SIRIMANNE - NEVILLE - (Formerly Bank of Ceylon),​ beloved husband of Alexsandra,​ loving father of Ajith,​ Enoca and Lasanthi,​ father-in-law of Shamalie Sirimanne and Nishantha Goonawardena,​ son of late Emmanuel and Caraline Sirimanne,​ loving brother of late Gerry and of Ruth,​ Bertha and Rita,​ caring grandfather of Hiruni,​ Devi,​ Tharushi and Oshan,​ passed away peacefully. Remains lie at Pannala Road,​ Dankotuwa. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Sunday 26th November for burial at Dummalakotuwa Church Burial Ground.148551



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