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ABESURIYA JAYAMPATHI (Old Mahindian). Son of late Dr Fred Abesuriya and Mrs Abesuriya (Galle),​ beloved husband of Ramya Daluwatte (former Vice President of Sri Lanka Eye Donation Society). Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. on 1st November. Cremation at Battaramulla Cemetery. 9A 100,​ Jayewardenepura.124805

ANDY VELOOPILLAI of Vivekananda Hill,​ Colombo 13,​ beloved husband of Savithri (Devi),​ beloved father of Ramani,​ Mohan and Pushpam,​ passed away peacefully on 31st October 2018. The remains are at Jayaratne Funeral Parour from 8.30 a.m. on 01 November 2018. Cremation will be held on 01st November at 4.30 p.m. at The General Cemetery,​ Borella. (New Crematorium).125113

DEEGODAGE - NANDADASA (Formerly of the Dept. of Govt. Printing). Beloved husband of Mallika,​ loving father of Gaya Mihirini (Sunday Observer Editorial),​ Eresha and Mohan (LB Finance) and father-in-law of Janaka,​ Sheshan and Akila,​ expired. His remains lie at the Chandra Panagoda Parlour,​ Athurugiriya Road,​ Malabe and the Funeral will take place today (Nov. 1) at 5.00 p.m. at the Thalahena Cemetery.125258

FELICIA SAKUNTHALAI (Retired Teacher,​ St. Theresa’s Girls’ School - Killinochchi) - Wife of late George Vincent (formerly of Paranthan Chemicals Corporation),​ beloved daughter of late Simon and Lilian Richard,​ everloving mother of Pamela Sashie (Canada),​ Shankar (Canada),​ Christine,​ Fr. Vincent Ashley (Director - Holy Cross College,​ Payagala),​ sister of Joice,​ late Patricia,​ Girlie,​ late Rose,​ Indrani,​ Kingsley,​ Fatima,​ Chithra,​ Lesley,​ Wesley,​ mother-in-law of Hiran Thuraisingham (Canada),​ Quinta (Canada),​ Cedric (HNB),​ precious grandmother of Abigal,​ Samuel,​ Stephan,​ Simon,​ Johanne,​ Emily,​ Davina. Cortege leaves residence 17,​ Saman Mw.,​ Sirimal Uyana,​ Ratmalana at 3.30 p.m. for service at 4.00 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church,​ 4th Lane,​ Ratmalana and thereafter Burial at St. Mary’s Burial Ground at St. Rita’s Road,​ Ratmalana.125125

FERDINAND - Prof. Dr. W.A. was called to eternal rest on the 30th of October 2018. Son of Mr. Joseph Ferdinand and Arokkiyam Ferdinand,​ son-in-law of Mr M.S. Manthiri and Ceciliya Manthiri,​ husband of late Stella Ferdinand,​ loving father of Dr. Rajan (Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist,​ Warakapola Hospital),​ Mohan (Air-Craft Engineer,​ Etihad Airways Sydney),​ Lakshmi (Lecturer Grammar School UK),​ Sharmila (Manager IBM Group Sydney),​ Shubashini (Income Tax Consultant,​ Brisbane),​ beloved father-in-law of Neomi Mark,​ Dr,​ Franklin,​ Chris,​ Dr. Ratna,​ dearest grandfather of Shane (Engineer),​ Aaron (Lawyer),​ Portia (Law student),​ Kiran,​ Jarrod,​ Caitlin and Shania,​ dearest brother of Alfred Ferdinand,​ Philip Ferdinand,​ late Jasmine Asservatham,​ Hubert Ferdinand,​ brother-in-law of late Anthony,​ late Selvam,​ late Louis,​ late Felix,​ Wijeyan Manthiri,​ Jeyaraja Aseervatham (Brisbane),​ Padma (UK),​ Joyce (UK),​ Wimala (USA),​ Rajes (France),​ Vijeyalakshmi and late Anne (Canada). Cortege leaves residence 426,​ Main Street,​ Negombo on Saturday 3rd November 2018 at 3.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Negombo.125120

FERNANDO - DR JONAS (Ex. Maga Engineering,​ RDC,​ RDA Rathmalana) was called to Rest with Jesus. He was the beloved husband of late Irene,​ darling father of Geethani,​ Carmelita and Dr Roshanthi (National Hospital Colombo),​ loving father-in-law of Lalith (RDC Kolpetty,​ Ex RDA,​ Upali (Ex. Singapore Airlines),​ most loving grandfather of Chrishley (Dialog),​ Shamilka,​ Praveen and Himashi,​ loving brother of late Antony,​ late Paul,​ late Isabella,​ late Annie,​ late Primus,​ late Stephen and late Caroline. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Thursday,​ 1st November 2018 for Burial at Cemetery,​ St. Peter and Paul Church,​ Lunawa. Residence - 110/​8,​ 3rd Uyana Lane,​ Lunawa,​ Moratuwa.124576

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of PEIRIS - MALKANTHI LATHIKA (Retired Teacher,​ Princess of Wales College,​ Moratuwa),​ beloved wife of J.L.E. Silva (Central Bank of Sri Lanka),​ loving daughter of Miltus Peiris and of late Leena Peiris,​ loving mother of Erangi and Lakmi,​ mother-in-law of Shashipriya and Manjula,​ beloved sister of Lakdasa,​ Lakmali,​ Lakpriya and late Malin Peiris,​ loving grandmother of Shenashi,​ Limashi,​ Ameshi,​ Meron and Leesha. Remains lie at No. 22,​ Lady Evelyn de Soysa Road,​ Idama,​ Moratuwa. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on 1st November 2018 for Burial at 4.30 p.m. at the Rawathawatta General Cemetery.125045

LA’BROOY ARTHUR EDGAR (Ex. Sri Lanka Navy). Husband of Felicia,​ beloved father of Cheryl Jerome Corrina Caryl and Dessrie,​ father-in-law of Viraj Damian Gorden and Sudath (Saudi Arabia),​ passed away peacefully. Funeral will be held on Friday 2nd November,​ 3.30 p.m. at Roman Catholic Burial Ground,​ Ranpokunagama. A/​A-1/​14,​ Ranpokunagama H.S.,​ Nittambuwa.125155

PADIWITA,​ MURIEL - Wife of late Lionel Padiwita (Sri Lanka Police). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Kumar and Vinodini Padiwita (Netherlands),​ Dr Niranjala and Lakshman Weerakkody (Australia),​ Drs Sudharma and H.D. Leelawardana (New Zealand),​ loving grandmother of Yajeeve,​ Thiran and Jamie,​ Ashan and Jodie,​ Chinthaka and Lara,​ Thushara and Ben. Great grandmother of Yasmina,​ Yajeeve (Junior),​ and Anika,​ Passed away peacefully in Australia. Funeral on Sunday 4th November 2018 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Tuckers Funeral and Bereavement Services,​ Cnr Pioneer and Torquay Roads,​ Grovedale,​ VIC 3216. Contact : 120,​ Church Street,​ Grovedale,​ VIC 3216. Tel. +61352430552.124585

SAMARAKKODY - AMY - Beloved wife of late Milton (Attorney-at-Law,​ J.P.U.M.),​ mother of Shiranthi (Music Teacher - UK),​ Amithra Mohan (Landed Proprietor),​ Romesh (Attorney-at-Law),​ mother-in-law of Cyril Wijesekera (Engineer - UK),​ Priyani Anoma (Attorney-at-Law),​ grandmother of Nevin,​ Amantha,​ Sandipani,​ Yasamali,​ Shalini,​ great grandmother of Ariyana,​ Ralph,​ Thihansa,​ Nevith,​ Ashalee. Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Mount Lavinia. Cortege leaves residence No. 15/​A,​ Siripala Road,​ Mount Lavinia at 4.00 p.m. on Friday 02.11.2018.125255

MARY THERESE - MANAMPULLE /​ WIMALASIRI (nee XAVIER). Beloved wife of the late Lionel,​ loving mother and mother-in-law of Christina Joshua (USA),​ Selvam and George Rooff,​ Jeyaraj (Port Cargo Services) and Fiona Manampulle,​ grandmother of Sharmala,​ Shamista,​ Michael,​ Edward,​ Adrian,​ Andrea,​ Fallon & Chantel. Remains lie at residence No. 5/​1,​ 1st Lane,​ Jambugasmulla Mawatha,​ Nugegoda,​ cortege leaves residence on Saturday 3rd November 2018 at 3 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section).125298



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