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Obituaries

ATAPATTU - DAYASIRI (Dept. of Irrigation 1969-1990 ~ CRE - Kirindi Oya Project). Loving husband of Ranjani,​ father of Asela,​ father-in-law of Nadika,​ very much loved grand-dad of Jasmine and Brian,​ passed away peacefully at Royal Northshore Private Hospital,​ Sydney on 7th August 2018,​ aged 71 years. Forever in our hearts. Funeral will be held on the East Chapel of Northern Suburbs Crematorium 119,​ Delhi Road,​ Northryde on Thursday August 9th 2018,​ commencing at 2.30 p.m. a​s​e​l​a​.​a​t​a​p​a​t​t​u​@​g​m​a​i​l​.​c​o​m​089093

DE SARAM - EDIRISURI MOHOTTIGE SALIYA KUMARA. Dearly beloved husband of Ramani de Saram (Attorney-at-Law),​ father of Varuna de Saram (Attorney-at-Law) and Nadhira de Saram Vonstad,​ father-in-law of Rukshila and Peter,​ grandfather of Allegra,​ Ruvane and Eliana,​ son of late Douglas and Helen de Saram of Gampaha,​ son-in-law of late D.C. de Silva (Attorney-at-Law) and Daya de Silva,​ brother of Malkanthi,​ Sujatha,​ Manori and Geevaka,​ expired on 05th August 2018. Cortege leaves residence 53,​ Sri Maha Vihara Road,​ Panadura on 8th August 2018 at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at the Minuwanpitiya Cemetery,​ Panadura.088484

DODANWELA ASANKE BANDARA (Former Deputy Mayor of Kandy and Cordinating Secretary to H.E. the President for the Ministries of Defence Mahaweli Development and Environment). Son of late Richard Bandara Dodanwela and Amitha Ehelepola Dodanwela, brother of Anoma, Wajira, Gothami, Vathsela, Samanthe & Somodika (USA), brother-in-law of Salinda, Deepthi, Ravi, Patrick, Shervanthi & Kushan (USA), expired. Funeral will take place at Mahaiyawa General Cemetery on Wednesday 8th August at 4.00pm. No.140, Riverdale Road, Anniwatte, Kandy.088697

SAMARANAYAKA - SANDAWATHIE TOLDIN PERERA (WIJAYAGUNAWARDENE) (Retired Teacher - Mihindu Maha Vidyalaya - Agalawatta). Beloved wife of late Mr. D.J. Wijayagunawardene (Justice of the Peace and Retired Registrar of Births,​ Marriages and Deaths,​ Agalawatta),​ everloving mother of Vijitha (Germany),​ Kanthi,​ Asoka (USA) and Dudley,​ beloved mother-in-law of Horst (Germany),​ late Wijesundera,​ Vijitha Kumarihamy (USA) and Thamara Nandani,​ expired. Cremationon on Thursday the 9th August 2018 at Matugama,​ Panthiya Crematorium. Cortege leaves residence at 5 p.m. 181,​ “Sandakelum”,​ Pimbura,​ Agalawatta.088989

SAMARASINHA - VISWANATH - Everloving husband of Shalini (nee Ruberu,​ Teacher at the British School in Colombo),​ precious father of baby Vanya,​ affectionate son of Tasil and Shirani Samarasinha,​ loving brother of Thilani Samarasinha,​ loving son-in-law of Surani Ruberu and the late Donald Ruberu,​ brother-in-law of Praveen & Nuwanthi Ruberu and Navin Weeraratne,​ passed away under tragic circumstances. Cremation will take place at the General Cemetery,​ Borella on Thursday 9th August 2018 at 10.30 a.m. Cortege will leave residence at 9.00 a.m. from 145/​4,​ Second Lane,​ Senanayake Mawatha,​ Nawala.089062

WICKREMARATNE - GUNAPALA - (Former Commissioner of Examinations,​ leading educationist,​ former Principal of Nalanda Vidyalaya Colombo and Ananda Shastralaya,​ Kotte). Husband of Vineetha (former teacher Vishaka Vidyalaya),​ father of Ajith (Civil Engineer /​ Banker),​ Medha (Medical Specialist - Jayawardenepura Hospital),​ Sardha (Doctor - CD Athulkotte),​ Dharman (Senior Journalist) and Mahidha (Computer Engineer - John Keells),​ father-in-law of Rupa (Chartered Accountant),​ Ajith (formerly at SriLankan Airlines),​ Priyanga (Doctor - Welikada Prision Hospital),​ Venuka (SriLankan Airlines),​ an Viraj (Computer Engineer - Virtusa),​ expired. The remains will lie at the residence No. 434/​3,​ Rukmal Place,​ Kotte Road,​ Pitakotte till 12 noon on 8th August after which at Nalanda College,​ Colombo from 1.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. The funeral procession will leave Nalanda College at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5.00 p.m. Inquiries: 071 2733986.088447 


 

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