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DEVA - SWEENY GNANARAJ (Retired Teacher - Hartley College,​ Point Pedro,​ Hindu College,​ Drieberg’s College Chavakachcheri). Son of late Mr. & Mrs. J.M. Deva,​ beloved husband of late Jayaranee Deva,​ loving father of E.M. Deva (Orit Apparels),​ Gitanjali Vamadevan (USA),​ father-in-law of Latha Deva (Colombo) & Cheraman Vamadevan (USA),​ grandfather of Gaurav Deva (ODOC),​ Roshan Deva (Stax),​ Madhuri & Devesh,​ loving brother Malika Jeyrajah (Cololmbo),​ passed away on 1st December 2019. Viewing at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour,​ Colombo 8 on Monday 2nd December 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday 9 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. followed by Funeral Service 2.30 p.m.,​ Cremation at General Cemetery Old Crematorium,​ Kanatte. #29,​ Campbell Place,​ Dehiwala. (+94771485823,​ + 0777 312345).118351

RAJAPAKSE - GAMINI BANDULA (Ex Tea and Rubber Planter). Loving husband of Sujatha,​ father of Milana and Danushka,​ father-in-law of Arun Gamalatge and Nazly,​ brother-in-law of Ranjith (UK),​ Nandanie Jayasekera (UK) and late Vasantha Gunawardena (Attorney-at-Law),​ darling grandfather of Menash,​ Anika and Nehan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 10.00 a.m. on Thursday 5th December for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 10.30 a.m. 155/​49,​ Wattegedera Road,​ Maharagama.118545

SENARATNE - RANJITH (Chief Superintendent of Ceylon Government Railway). Beloved husband of Chithra,​ loving father of Dr. Roshan,​ father-in-law of Dr. Meneka,​ grandfather of Warsha,​ brother of Neville,​ Chandrani,​ late Desmond and of Vinitha and late Nihal. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour on Tuesday 3rd December 2019 at 3.30p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4 p.m.118544

THILAKA COORAY nee GOONESEKERA,​ returned to the Lord. Beloved wife of Camillus,​ darling Ammi of Theja,​ Asha,​ Priya,​ Sriya,​ late Baby Devamiththa and Anuradha,​ loving mother-in-law of Lanka,​ Ranil,​ Devini and Melanie,​ loving grandmother of Rainier,​ Hasini,​ Akalanka,​ Adrian,​ Amali,​ Melinda and Riley,​ loving great grandmother of Marley,​ called to rest and remains will lie at 29 C,​ Rosebank,​ Uyana,​ Moratuwa (near St. Sebastian’s College) from Monday the 2nd of December. Funeral will be held on Wednesday,​ the 4th of December. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. and the funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church,​ Uyana,​ Moratuwa.118491

Vitharana - Vinnie (Professor Emeritus) - Beloved husband of Thilaka Vitharana (Teacher) & loving father of Dr. Kumuduni Vitharana,​ Ruwan Vitharana (Belgium),​ father-in-law of Gayan (Ex-Army),​ Dr. Bridgit (Belgium),​ loving grandfather of Analif and Lasith,​ passed away. Remains lying at Jayaratna “Restpect Home” Borella. Funeral will take place at 5 p.m. on Wednesday,​ the 4th December at the General Cemetery Borella.118450

VANDORT - DESMOND (COOKOO). Loving husband of Chandrika Boteju,​ loving father of Tania and Shane,​ father-in-law of Prasad,​ grandfather of Navya and Ayaan,​ brother of (late) Terry,​ Tyronne,​ Annesly,​ Jean,​ Carman,​ Ursela,​ Crosby,​ Trilby,​ Merna,​ most loved by Sheran Deen and family. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Palour,​ Kalubowila,​ from Tuesday 3rd December from 10.00 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the parlour on Wednesday 4th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at 4.00 p.m. St. Thomas Church Burial Ground,​ Kotte.118645


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