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FR. BERTRAM THIRIMANNE O.M.I. - Fr. Bertram Thirimanne,​ O.M.I. passed away. His remains lie at De Mazenod House,​ Mattakkuliya,​ from 6.00 p.m. on Wednesday (4th April) to 9.00 a.m. on Friday 6th April. The body will be at Fatima Church,​ Dean’s Road,​ Maradana,​ from 10.00 a.m. on Friday. Funeral Mass at 3.00 p.m. followed by the burial at Kanatte Borella. Fr. Provincial.039742

DAVID HUBERT RAJ (Rtd.) Police Officer,​ Police Training College,​ Kalutara. Beloved husband of Muriel,​ loving father of Michael Manoj (HNB Assurance,​ Horana),​ Mahesh - ex Mihin Lanka,​ father-in-law of Fiona Anthony,​ loving brother of late Rose Kamala,​ Roy Victor,​ Wasantha De Silva,​ Stanly (Global Towers),​ late Susila Thirumani,​ late Hilda,​ Rani,​ Sheela-Siva,​ late sister Angeline,​ Bennel,​ Dehiwala. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 7th. 32,​ Namal Uyana,​ Samagoda Rd,​ Rajawatta,​ Kalutara South,​ at 12 noon to Holy Cross Church,​ Kalutara. After service burial at Himidiriyawa Cemetery,​ Palatota,​ Kalutara.040273

FERNANDO - IRIS (nee EDIRISINGHE). Beloved wife of (late) Herbert Fernando,​ loving mother of Michael,​ Elizabeth,​ (late) Christopher and Adrian,​ beloved daughter of the (late) Vincent and Blanche Edirisinghe and beloved sister of Norman and sister-in-law,​ Merle (UK) and also sister of Hyacinth,​ Minnet and Maxi (UK),​ sister of Edward and Lorraine (SL),​ the (late) Terence,​ Arthur,​ Shelton,​ Tyrone,​ Rex and Darrell,​ loving grandmother to Sarah,​ Amy,​ Remy,​ Julien and Ruby-Ann,​ great-grandmother of Oliver and James,​ passed away peacefully on 27 March 2018 in London. Holy Mass to be held on 10 April 2018 at 10.30 a.m. at The Church of Our Most Holy Redeemer & St. Thomas More,​ 7,​ Cheyne Row,​ Chelsea,​ London SW3 5HS,​ UK.040253

HEWAVITHANA - Mr. PREMARATHNE. Beloved husband of Mrs. Karuna Hewavithana,​ son of late Kulathilake Hewavithana and Dona Alpi Jayawardena,​ beloved faher of Deshan,​ Nishantha,​ Baghya,​ Lakruwan,​ Thusitha and Miyuri,​ father-in-law of Gayathri,​ Lakmini,​ Sunil and Darshani of 42/​A,​ Degoda,​ Imaduwa,​ Galle,​ expired at the age of 86. Cremation at 5 p.m. on 6th of April 2018 at Akurassa Crematorium. The funeral procession leaves residence at 4 p.m. Inquiries: 0915672800,​ 0777-272800,​ 0776144580.040284

LEITAN - DERRICK. Called to rest. Beloved husband of Tressie (former Professor,​​ University of Colombo),​​ loving father of Dr Gehan (Australia) and Shameera (Canada),​​ much loved father-in-law of Nalinka and Nayantara,​​ cherished grandfather of Shanilka,​​ Shevaan,​​ Shenuka,​​ Shermark and Rayan,​ son of late Joseph and Grace Leitan and brother of late Doreen,​ Noeline,​ Joy,​ Nesta and of Carmen,​ Leonard,​ Cleone. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on April 5th and 6th. Cortege will leave for 47,​​ Lauries Road,​​ Colombo 4 at 2.00 p.m. on April 6th,​​ followed by a service at St. Mary’s Bambalapitiya at 4.00 p.m. Thereafter,​ burial at 5.30 p.m. at Jawatta Cemetery - Roman Catholic Section.040008

PEREIRA - KEVIN MAXWELL. Beloved husband of Dayle,​ loving father of Andrew,​ Melissa & Sharon,​ father-in-law of Poorna,​ beloved son of Donnis (late) and Doreen Pereira,​ brother of Judy,​ Jerome,​ Cindy,​ Fabian and Michelle. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 4.30 p.m. on Saturday 7th April,​ for burial at General Cemetery Borella. (General Christian Section).040432

WIJESEKERA - Mrs. DOROTHY. Called to rest. Beloved wife of late Dr Sirilal V.J. Wijesekera,​ daughter of late Walter and Evelyn Mendis,​ loving mother of Sunil and Suren,​ much loved mother-in-law of Dharshini and Delrene,​ cherished grandmother of Natasha,​ Maneka and Shehan. Remains will lie at New Jayaratne Parlour from 8.30 a.m. onwards on Friday 06th April. Funeral service at the Parlour at 3 p.m. Burial at 3.30 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Methodist Section) on 06th April.040137

JAYASEKERA - EDWIN K.P. - Devoted husband of Sardhawathie De Silva,​ beloved father of Shyama Jayasekera,​ retired Vice Principal Girls’ High School,​ Mt. Lavinia,​ Deepthie Jayasekera - Katubedda,​ Anoma De Silva - Ex. Air Lanka,​ Aruna Jayasekera,​ Major General SL Army,​ Deepika Jayasekera - Teacher,​ K.B. Ratnayake College,​ Anuradhapura,​ Jaliya Jayasekera,​ retired Wing Commander SL Air Force,​ loving father-in-law of Bandusiri De Silva - Ex. SL Air Force,​ Saliya De Silva - Businessman Katubedda,​ Saman De Silva - TV Artiste,​ Sujeewa Jayasekera,​ Teacher Gateway College,​ Kumari Jayasekera,​ Principal,​ Raising Star Montessori,​ passed away on the 5th April,​ 2018. The funeral will take place at 5 p.m. at Rawatawatte Public Cemetery on 7th Saturday. Funeral procession leaves residence No. 30,​ Station Road,​ Angulana,​ Moratuwa at 4.00 p.m.040576



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