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COREA - MRS ISHVARI (nee WIJESINGHE KANNANGARA),​ former Chief Librarian - Public Library,​ Colombo and former Chairperson,​ National Library Services Board,​ Sri Lanka,​ dearly beloved wife of the late Dr C.V.S. Corea,​ beloved daughter of the late Mr and Mrs D.B.W. Kannangara of Araliyagahawatta Walawwa,​ Bandaragama,​ sister of the late Vajira Cooke,​ the late Donald Kannangara,​ the late Subadra Wickramasinghe and the late Dr Gita Jayalath,​ passed away peacefully at the age of 94 years. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 16th May 2019 at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.00 p.m.046471

JAYATILLEKE KEERTHI - Beloved husband of Euromi,​ loving father of Lalindra,​ Kushan (USA),​ Pravin and Kaushal,​ brother of Ranjani,​ Kumudinie and Nilanka (UK),​ brother-in-law of late Dharmasiri,​ Nimal,​ Dona (UK),​ and Asha & Michelle (daughter-in-law - USA),​ passed away peacefully on 14th of May 2019. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral,​ Parlour on 16th May 2019. Cortege leaves Parlour on 16th May 2019 for Cremation at 2.30 p.m. at the Borella Cemetery General Section.046815

KARUNARATHNE - ANANDA BANDARA. (Former National Director of SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka). Beloved husband of Muditha Karunarathne (Chief Legal Officer, People’s Bank), loving father of Bhagya (Attorney-at-Law, Tutor at University of Western Australia), Sathya (Analyst- Ministry of Economic Reforms and Public Distribution), son-in-law of Shaminda Sumanasinghe (Project Manager, PTA Western Australia), passed away. Remains lie at Udaaludeniya, Weligalla. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 16th of May 2.30p.m. for cremation at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Mahaiyawa.046890

MALKANTHI WICKRAMASINGHE - (Retired Teacher of Mathematics),​ beloved wife of Upul Abayasiri,​ dearest mother of Udara,​ Ayodya and Chamika and loving mother-in-law of Ransilu Jayathilake,​ passed away peacefully at her residence. Remains lie at No. 33/​47,​ William Alwis Mawatha,​ Wattegedara,​ Maharagama. Cremation on 16.05.2019,​ Thursday at 6.00 p.m. at Thalawathugoda Cemetery. For further inquiries,​ contact : 0773565623 /​ 0112841729.046741

QUINTIN FERNANDO - Beloved husband of Everesta Fernando,​ loving father of Sandhya (CINEC Campus),​ Dilani,​ Priyanka (Water Supply and Drainage Board),​ Ranga (K & K Enterprises),​ Chrisholi (Lake House) and Sonali,​ passed away on 14th May 2019. Remains lie at the residence No. 415,​ Payagala North,​ Payagala. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday the 16th May,​ 2019 for Burial at St. Joseph’s Church,​ Payagala North.046569

WEERARATNE - MRS DHARMA - Wife of late H.B. Weeraratne,​ mother of Sunil and Yasmin,​ mother-in-law of Dilly and Asoka (USA). Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia from 3 p.m. onwards. Cortege leaves Parlour on Thursday 16th May at 9.30 a.m. for Cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery.046492

COORAY - PIUS EDWARD (Justice of the Peace) (Rtd. Asst. Commissioner of the Dept. of Co-operatives and General Manager,​ Markfed). Husband of late Bernice,​ beloved father of Zihani & Dev Peiris,​ Shashika,​ Priyajie & Lasith Makalanda,​ son of late Mr & Mrs M.S.K. Cooray,​ brother of late Joe,​ Wilfred (Wijeya Newspapers Ltd.),​ late Christy (Ex Bata’s),​ Rev. Bro. Kingsley O.M.I. (St. Vincent’s Home,​ Maggona),​ Esmi & Monica passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence 13/​1A,​ St. Joseph’s Street at 4 p.m. on Friday 17th May 2019 for burial at St Joseph’s Church Cemetery,​ Uyana,​ Moratuwa.046929



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