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HEWAMALLIKA - MRS SRIPALI (HEMA) - Wife of late Gamani Hewamallika,​ beloved mother of Yassassri,​ Kalana and Dhanassri,​ mother-in-law of Thusitha,​ Nishanthi,​ grandmother of Sarini,​ Anuki,​ Sithira,​ Niseni,​ Praveen,​ Thinula,​ Sasuni and Methuki,​ sister of late Daya Arthanayake. Funeral is on Wednesday 7th August. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. Cremation at 5.30 p.m. Borella Cemetery.077166

PERINPANAYAGAM - SELVI - Friends and family bid farewell to Selvi Perinpanayagam,​ one of life’s rare personalities; rare for his multiple interests and pursuits as a cricketer,​ golfer,​ musician,​ lover of parties,​ hobby carpenter,​ chess player,​ adventurer and professional Tea-man. Rare because he kept wickets and immediately thereafter,​ would open batting,​ rare also because his fingers danced mostly on the black key of a piano. Selvi leaves behind the love of his youth and wife of many decades,​ Sandra (nee Mutthumani),​ the apple of his eye,​ Sonali,​ his pride and namesake,​ Selvi Jnr.,​ and his son-in-law Atulan Navaratnam. Selvi was the loudest cheerleader and constant encourager of his grandsons Dmitri,​ Kiran and Jeshurun. He was the son of the late J.T.R. and Parimalam Perinpanayagam,​ brother of the late Chelvy,​ Mahen,​ Gnani and Swarnam (Sivaprakasam) and of Sounthy,​ brother-in-law of the Late Rosemary,​ Jean,​ George and David and of Patrick and Andrew. Selvi passed away peacefully in Toronto,​ Canada on 31st July 2019. Our parties will have to go on without Selvi at the piano.076860

WEERASOORIYA,​ MAJOR W.M. (WEERA) Retired Engineers Regiment,​ SL Army. Dearly beloved husband of Jayanthi,​ nee Makalanda,​ loving father of Thusha (TP) and Sureikha (Surie),​ father-in-law of Champika (nee Fernando) and Charita Ratnatunga,​ darling grandfather of Traveen and Direin. Remains lie at “The Restpect Home” by Jayaratne’s. Cremation on Wednesday 7th August at 4.30 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Borella. (New Crematorium).077168


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