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ABEYPALA - HERATH M. (Former Muncipal Commissioner,​ Dehiwala,​ Mt. Lavinia). Relict of late Mallika Abeypala,​ dear father of Kaumudi Samarasekera,​ Dr. Chula Herath,​ late Vipula Herath,​ Tusitha Herath,​ father-in-law of late S S P Vimal Samarasekera,​ Nirmala and Mihiri,​ loving grandfather of Ushira,​ Madukara,​ Malitha,​ Mahesh,​ Miyasi,​ Thenu and Nipun,​ great grandfather of Hally,​ Enara and Evan,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence on 29th January 2018 at 4 p.m. for the cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 5 p.m. 74/​4,​ 1st Cross Lane,​ Off Templer Road,​ Mt. Lavinia.012260

ABEYPALA - Mr. HERATH M. - (Former Municipal Commissioner,​ Dehiwela,​ Mt. Lavinia). Relict of late Mallika,​ dear father of Kaumadi Samarasekara,​ Dr. Chula Herath,​ late Vipula Herath and Thusitha Herath,​ father-in-law of late S.S.P. Vimal Samarasekara,​ Nirmala and Mihiri,​ loving grandfather of Madukara,​ Ushira,​ Malitha,​ Mahesh,​ Miyasi,​ Thenu and Nipun,​ great grandfather of Haily,​ passed away peacefully. Funeral on Monday 29th January,​ at 5.00 p.m. at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery. 74/​4,​ 1st Cross Lane,​ Off Templer’s Road,​ Mt. Lavinia. No flowers by request.012311

DEDIGAMA - VIPULA GAMINI - Beloved husband of Anneline (Nee Schokman),​​ loving father of Sidath (Sri Lankan Airlines),​​ Sujee (Dubai) and Rajitha,​​ father-in-law of Harshani (Sri Lankan Airlines) and Thilochana,​​ grandfather of Shahen,​​ Amaya and Poorni. Cortege leaves “Respect Home” Jayaratne Florist,​​ Borella at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at Borella General Cemetery on Monday the 29th of January.012295

GOONETILLEKE - SUNEETHA (nee THALGODAPITIYA). Beloved wife of late Dussanta (D.R.P.),​ ever loving mother of Niranjalee,​ Ranil and Chulana,​ mother-in-law of Sarath Weerakoon,​ Nilika and Thusani,​ adored grandmother of late Pramuk,​ Anushka,​ Mayanthi and Anuk. Cortege leaves Jayaratne’s Respect Home at 4.00 p.m. on Monday the 29th of January 2018. Cremation at 4.30 p.m. at (New Crematorium),​ General Cemetery Borella.012309

MAHENDRAN - Mrs. MALLIKADEVI. 68,​​ died peacefully on Wednesday,​​ January 24,​​ 2018. She is the loving wife of Dr. Mailvaganam Mahendran,​​ mother of Mahishini and Manjeskaran,​​ mother-in-law of Dr. Marko Vezmar and grandmother of Sophia Ailani,​​ Evan Hastin and Max Kailash. Mrs. Mahendran is the beloved daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ariacutty and Pakiavathy Subramaniam,​​ and sister of Sathiamoorthy (Vamini),​​ Rajadevi (late Dr. Ratnavel),​​ Mahenthiran (Gowrie),​​ Subathiradevi (Ganesan),​​ Sarojinidevi (Sivanathan) and Sakunthaladevi (Suntha). She is the daughter-in-law of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sinathamby and Ponnama Mailvaganam,​​ and sister-in-law of late Kumaraiah (Kumaradevi),​​ late Nadesan (late Pathmarani),​​ late Poomani (late Nadarajah) and Rajaluxmy (Rajasundaram). She will be greatly missed by her in-laws Djordje and Ljljana Vezmar and family (Zagreb,​​ Croatia). Mrs. Mahendran is survived by many cousins,​​ nieces,​​ nephews,​​ grandnieces,​​ grandnephews and friends who will always remember her kindness,​​ generosity and boundless joy. Mallikadevi was a proud past pupil of St Bridget’s Convent,​​ Colombo 7 and continued to be actively involved in the school’s alumni activities throughout her life. You may pay your respects at A.F Raymond Funeral Directors,​​ 115 D. S. Senanayake Mawatha,​​ Colombo 8; and on Tuesday,​​ 30th January from 8.00 a.m. at 96 Barnes Place,​​ Colombo 7; Cortege will leave the residence at 4.00 p.m. and the cremation will take place at 5.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery,​​ Borella.012310

WIJESEKERA - IRENE (373E,​ Temple Road,​ Thalawathugoda). Loving wife of late Bernie Wijesekera (Wijeya Newspapers,​ Lake House,​ Times of Ceylon),​ loving mother of Visaka Kumarage,​ Harindra Wijesekera,​ Janaki Dayaratne,​ mother-in-law of Gemunu Kumarage,​ Praneitha Wijesekera,​ Jude Dayaratne,​ grandmother of Jeevantha,​ Sachin,​ Bodika,​ Schenuk,​ Geeshani,​ passed away peacefully on the 26th of January 2018. Cortege leaves residence at 1.45 p.m. on the 29th of January 2018 for cremation at 3.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery,​ Borella - (Buddhist Section).012249

RANASINGHE - R.P. (Ex-Lankapuwath) - Beloved husband of Champa (Parliament Staff),​ beloved father of Jeewan & Yasodha,​ brother of late A.S. Ranasinghe (ASP),​ brother-in-law of Swarna,​ Upul & Pushpa. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from Sunday evening until Monday 29th January at 1.30 p.m. and cremation at 2.30 p.m. at Borella Cemetery.012312



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