Death of Siripathi Jayamaha | Daily News

Death of Siripathi Jayamaha

Siripathi Jayamaha (85), a popular children’s writer and contributor to English newspapers including the Daily News passed away on Tuesday after a brief illness.

Jayamaha began his career at the Fisheries Corporation and also had stints at the NARA and the UN.

He is survived by his wife and a son and a daughter. A private funeral was held yesterday in Kelaniya.

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