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APONSO - MRS. LETTIE MARGARET (nee PERERA) - Beloved wife of George Aponso,​ loving mother of Faith,​ Vinri,​ Lester,​ Prinston,​ Prisca,​ Nishamani & Giyani,​ mother-in-law of Terrence,​ Rufus,​ Chrisma,​ Sobana,​ Leonard,​ Devseth and Lilantha,​ sister of late Lannie,​ late Phewlin,​ late Silus,​ late Anison,​ Phoebe & Dorothy,​ grandmother of Kenny,​ Avanthi,​ Leyon,​ Shelomi,​ Melissa,​ Natasha,​ Dulasha,​ Christina,​ Leroy,​ Praharsha,​ Joanna,​ Devshan & Rachel. Entered glory. Funeral service on Saturday 3rd August 2019,​ at 10.30 a.m. Cortege leaves 29/​7A,​ Charles Place,​ Rawathawatte,​ Moratuwa for burial at Rawathawatte Cemetery at 11.30 a.m.074596

CORDELIA (LULIN) FLORISHA DIAS (nee JACKSON). Beloved wife of late George Dias,​ passed away peacefully after a fulfilling life of 100 years. Loving mother of late Melvyn,​ Nalini,​ Noel,​ Tyrone,​ Corrine (all Australia) and Barbara,​ mother-in-law of Francis Perera and Charles Gunasekera,​ adored grandmother of Sean,​ Nadia,​ Roger,​ Tamara,​ Jessica,​ Yannick and Julian,​ loving great-grandmother of AJ,​ Jordan,​ Cruz and Indiana. Remains lie at A. F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour,​ Borella from 8:00 a.m. on Saturday 3rd August 2019. Service will be held at 2.00 p.m. on same day. Thereafter,​ cortege leaves parlour for burial at the General Cemetery,​ Kanatte (Anglican Section).075333

JEAN ARASANAYAGAM, foremost international Sri Lankan poet, fiction writer and dramatist. Beloved wife of Arasanayagam. Loving mother of Parvathi and Devasundari. Mother-in-law of John Gunter. Loving sister of late Pat Solomons and of Rosemary Emery. Remains will lie at Nuwara Mal Shalawa for public viewing on 31st July 2019 and 1st August 2019 followed by a funeral service at the Methodist Church, Yatinuwara Veediya, Kandy on Friday the 2nd of August 2019. Cremation at 3.30p.m at Mahaiyawa Cemetery.074844

RANATUNGA - Mrs. D.J.C. - SLPA Retired Staff Officers’ Association regrets to announce the passing away of its member,​ Mrs. D.J.C. RANATUNGA (Retired Manager - Finance). Remains lie at No. 2/​531,​ Iahala Biyanwila,​ Siyambalape and the cremation will take place at 4.00 p.m. on Friday,​ 2nd August 2019 at the Nelligaha Cemetery,​ Makola.075223

SHAMALA LOUIS (nee RAJAKARIAR) retired Principal Wellawatte Government Tamil Vidyalaya,​ dearly beloved wife of late Louis,​ precious mother of Shibani & late Shehan,​ mother-in-law of Wellington & Rajika,​ darling grandmother of Elizabeth,​ James & Shevan,​ daughter of late Constance & Raju Rajakariar,​ sister of Premi,​ Subo & Puvi,​ sister-in-law of Gunam,​ late Casi & of Anton,​ late Muriel,​ Rose Johnpillai,​ Gerty & of Leela & Ponmany,​ passed away peacefully on June 28th. Ashes will lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour on Sunday August 4th from 9 a.m. Funeral service at 4 p.m. at the funeral parlour & ashes will be interred at 4.30 p.m. at Jawatte Cemetery (RC Section) Torrington Avenue,​ Colombo 7.075339

THAMBYRAJAH - SELVARANEE (SELVI) nee NAVARATNAM passed away peacefully in Canada,​ aged 98 yrs. Retired Teacher of Methodist College & Bishops College - Colombo. Beloved wife of late A.R.R. Thambyrajah,​ affectionate mother of Jeeva /​ Sharmini,​ grandmother of Pranita /​ Kalyan & Pramotha,​ adorable great-grandma of Maya,​ all in Canada,​ loving sister of late Dan/​Ranji,​ late Thangaranee /​ Dr. K.S. Nadarajah,​ late Pushparanee /​ Arianayagam,​ late Ariaranee /​ Rev Dr. D.J. Kanagaratnam,​ late Ben /​ Vimala (Canada),​ late Pushparaj /​ Priya (Australia). Funeral on 3rd August at St. Pauls Lamoreaux Anglican Church,​ Scarborough,​ Canada and burial thereafter at the church cemetery. Informant - Dhira Arianayagam (0777734622).074802


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