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DE ALWIS - GLADWIN LIONAL - Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Loving husband of Lakshmi,​ beloved father of Nishan,​ Shiran,​ (late) Melani,​ father-in-law of Thilka,​ Disna and Kamal,​ grandfather of Imesha,​ Luckysha,​ Linara and Sanaya. Remains lie at 144/​5,​ S.De S. Jayasinghe Mawatha,​ Nugegoda. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. for Service and burial at St. Mary and John Church,​ Nugegoda on Monday 1st of April 2019.034162

KATIE MUTHUMANY SPENCER (nee ARULAMPALAM) - (Former Teacher,​ St. John’s College,​ Jaffna). Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of Stanley Spencer; loving mother of Dileeni Karunaratne,​ Nandika Mather and Dhanusha Nimalan (all in Australia); mother-in-law of Shermal Karunaratne,​ Jeffry Mather and Puvanasuntharam Nimalan; loving grandmother of Dilshey,​ Shemara,​ Marshal,​ Neriya,​ Keziah and Amelia; much loved sister of late Poomani Arulampalam,​ Esther Amarasekara,​ late Robert Arulampalam,​ late Thavamani Joseph,​ Louis Arulampalam and Rukmani Kulendra; sister-in-law of Dr. Nanda Amarasekera,​ late Herbert Joseph,​ Selvamalar Arulampalam and Kulendra Rajaratnam. Called to rest on 29th March,​ 2019. Funeral service will be held in Australia. There will be a Thanks Giving service on Saturday,​ 6th April at 5 p.m. at CACM Colombo Church,​ 23,​ Fairline Road,​ Dehiwala. 3,​ Joshua Court,​ Bundoora,​ VIC 3083,​ Australia.034167

PONNIAH - MRS. KAMALA (Retired Teacher - Chundikuli Girls’ College,​ Jaffna and Hindu Ladies College,​ Colombo 6) passed away on the 28th March 2019. Beloved wife of late Mr J.N. Ponniah (former Vice Principal - St. John’s College,​ Jaffna); loving mother of K.P. David (Director - Lankem Ceylon PLC and Managing Director of J.F. Packaging,​ Kiffs & Ceylon Tapes),​ Regina Suganya Vadivelu,​ Ruth Kavitha Kanaganayagam and Ruby Anushiya Ponniah; mother-in-law of Lakshmi David,​ Rajamanoharan Vadivelu,​ Sutharsan Kanaganayagam and Herve Le Guludec,​ precious grandmother of Michelle,​ Brandon,​ Divinya,​ Dion,​ Sahithyen,​ Krishen and Elyse,​ sister of Krishnar Kanaganayagam,​ S. Selvanayaki and Krishnar Perinpanayagam. A.F. Raymond’s Borella viewing on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st between 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. and Monday 1st of April 10 a.m. onwards followed by Service at 4 p.m. Burial at Borella General Cemetery Anglican Section.034169

RANAWAKA - SANGADASA - Loving husband of Nalini,​ beloved father of Iyanthi,​ Neil and Venusha,​ father-in-law of Ramyasiri Wickramasinghe and late Mahinda Wickramathilake,​ grandfather of Shani & Vindaka Panapitiya,​ Praveen,​ Deshan,​ Sandani,​ Gihan and Gayan. Remains lie at Jayaratne Restpect Home in Borella. Cortege leaves venue at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella on Monday 1st April.034173


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