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FERNANDO - ERROL (Former Lecturer in Chemistry,​ University of Ceylon). Safe in the Arms of Jesus on his 87th Birthday. 10.10.1932 - 10.10.2019. Beloved brother of Eunice,​ Assunta Perpetua (USA),​ Clauda and late Clare and Lorna,​ loving uncle of Trevine,​ Rosario,​ Roncalli,​ Ramona and late Cherryl. Funeral will be on Saturday 12th October 2019. Burial at St. Peter’s and St. Paul’s Church,​ Lunawa,​ Moratuwa at 3.30 p.m. TP. 0112645237 /​ 0774401183.101037

FRANCKE - RITA MAUREEN (nee MELDER). Retired Hemas Group,​ Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Wife of late Elmo Francke (Ceylon Shipping Lines),​ daughter of late Felix and Greta Melder,​ loving mom of Collin,​ late Beverley and of Kevin,​ mother-in-law of Anne and Anouk,​ sister of late Juby and Aloy,​ Lorna,​ Anette,​ Dawn and late John (Cuckoo),​ grandmother of Anya,​ Cian Kieran,​ Keanu and Keira. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8.30 a.m. on Friday 11th October. Funeral service will be held on Saturday 12th October at 3.30 p.m. followed by burial at General Cemetery Borella (Roman Catholic Section).100531

LASANTHA DUMBARANGE (nee DE SILVA) (Formerly of British Council,​ Kandy). Dearly beloved wife of Sena (Bank of Ceylon),​ loving mother of Lalindra (Australia) and Charitha (Deutch Bank),​ mother-in-law of Nishadi (Australia),​ loving sister of Kingsley,​ Dorothy,​ Edith,​ late Roy,​ Trixie,​ Suranjith,​ Sreema,​ Ramya,​ Sunimal and Rohan,​ sister-in-law of Chandrika,​ late Chandra,​ Wilmot,​ Damayanthi,​ Latha and Berney,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence at 11.00 a.m. on 12th of October for cremation at 12.30 p.m. at Mahaiyawa Cemetery. 841/​2,​ Peradeniya Road,​ Kandy.100745

MULLEGAMA KULARATHNE. Beloved husband of late Leela Mullegama (Teacher of St. Anthony’s Convent,​ Katugastota),​ loving father of Udaya (USA),​ Shiromi (Canada) father-in-law of Samanthi Nugegoda (USA) and Kithsiri Udugama (USA),​ beloved grandfather of Nayanthara (Canada),​ Shane (USA),​ Nethangi (USA) and Dinisha (USA). Cortege leaves residence 57/​16,​ Wattaranthanna,​ Patumaga at 2.00 p.m. for Mahaiyawa. Cremation at 3.00 p.m. on Friday 11th October 2019.100751

GUNATHILAKA - AUDREY MAGGIE LORNA nee JAYAWARDENA (Retired Teacher of St. Joseph’s Convent,​ Kegalle),​ passed away peacefully on 10th October 2019. Beloved wife of late D.C. Gunathilaka,​ beloved sister of Milroy (Attorney-at-Law,​ Kegalle),​ late Leslie,​ late Doreen,​ late Dudley. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia until 3 p.m. on Friday 11th October and from 3.30 p.m. remains will lie at the Parish Hall of Holy Emanuel Church,​ Moratuwa. Funeral Service will be held at 5 p.m. followed by burial at the Church Cemetery.101070




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