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JOSEPH EMMANUEL RAJA (Former Managing Director of Ceylon Merchants,​ Jaffna and CEO of Lanka Trades & Commodities Pvt Ltd,​ Colombo,​ Charter President of Lions Club of Inner Colombo). Dearly beloved husband of Sarojini (nee Arnold),​ much loved father/​father-in-law of Tanuja & Willson Varghese (Australia),​ Anushya and Przemek Wegorek (UK),​ Nirosha and Jeyarajan Suppiah (UK) and Abarna and Adel Hewson (Dubai),​ affectionate Pappa of Sienna,​ Zion,​ Ava,​ Alec,​ Kaylan,​ Kieran,​ Rhea,​ Sofia and Elena,​ son of late Mr & Mrs B.S. Joseph of Atchuvely,​ son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs E.A. Arnold (Manipay),​ loving brother of late Mrs Pauline Rajakarier and of Mrs Catherine Vilavarayan,​ Therasine Jopseph,​ Paul Joseph and Mrs Rajini Niles. Viewing at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on 2nd and 3rd December 2017. Cortege leaves parlour after service at 12 noon on 4th December 2017 for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 12.30 p.m.151142

SENEVIRATNE - Mr. Y.W. (Retired Entomology Officer of Department of Health). Beloved husband of late Mrs. Banduwathie Seneviratne,​ father of Colonel Bandula Senavirathne (United Nations Organization - DR Congo),​ Sandaya Nilmini,​ mother-in-law of Nandika (U&H Wheel Service Pvt. Ltd),​ grandfather of Vikum & Dimuth (Sydney - Australia),​ Dr. Chamini Karavita (Gampaha General Hospital) and Tharuka (Bandaranayake College - Gampaha),​ has passed away. Funeral will be held at 5.00 p.m. at Weliweriya General Cemetery on Monday 4th December 2017. No. 27/​A,​ Bogaha Road,​ Ehala Yagoda,​ Gampaha. Tel: 033-2225930,​ 077 2635965.151515

MIRIHAGALLA - BUDDHADASA - Retired Principal,​ Lecturer University of Kelaniya and Teacher in Zambia,​ passed away peacefully aged 92. Father of Premalal (Perth),​ Dr. Kamani (Birmingham) and Manel (London),​ father-in-law of Chandani (Perth),​ late Dr. Siri Petangoda and Mohan (London),​ loving grandfather of Naveen,​ Dinusha and Mathsha. Cortege leaves residence (No. 174,​ Waragoda Rd,​ Kelaniya) at 2 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 6 December.151771

GNANADURAI - Mrs. PEACE JOY. Beloved wife of Richard (Formerly CIC),​ loving mother of Dhilan,​ mother-in-law of Sabeena,​ sister of Joe (late),​ Freddy (late),​ Gerry,​ Festus (late),​ Anton,​ Dharman,​ Grace,​ Yoges,​ Ruby,​ sister-in-law of Thane,​ Victor and Pushpam. Remains lie at A. F. Raymonds,​ Borella from Sunday 3rd December 8.30 a.m. to Monday 4th December 10.00 p.m.,​ then at Holy Trinity Church,​ St. Lawrence Road,​ Wellawatte,​ Colombo 6 from 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday the 5th of December,​ where the funeral will take place at 2.00 p.m. Cortege leaves for burial at Borella Kanatte. 011 2586437.151772

WIJEYESEKERA - KUSUMAL - Formerly of Ceylon Hotels Corporation. Loving husband of Chitra,​ beloved father of Dan and Danushki,​ son of late Placidus and late Merle,​ father-in-law of Shanika and Raymond,​ loving grandfather of Minara and Fallon,​ brother of Dayantha and Chitral,​ expired. Remains at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia from Monday 4th December 10.00 a.m. till Tuesday 5th 10.00 a.m.,​ thereafter for burial at General Cemetery Moratuwa,​ at 11.00 a.m.151773

DISSANAYAKE - PUNCHIBANDA SUDAHAMI,​ Resided at No. 37,​ Polhengoda Terrace,​ Colombo 05,​ passed away peacefully after a brief illness at the Kandy Teaching Hospital on Saturday,​ 2nd December. Beloved husband of late Mrs. Sujatha Dissanayake and loving father of Lalitha Kumari Dissanayake and Eranjan,​ loving grandfather of Ayodhya and Dr. Harshani. The remains will lie at the family home in Eppawela from Monday,​ 4th December. The funeral will be held on Wednesday,​ 6th December at Nisala Nimnaya,​ Wijepura,​ Anuradhapura. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. Telephone: 0788888041.151774

WICKRAMASINGHE - KAMAL. Beloved husband of Niranjan,​ precious father of Sandeepani,​ precious father-in-law of Ruchira Walpita,​ adorable Siya of Vimeth,​ son of late Mr and Mrs Vincent and Kusuma Wickramasinghe,​ brother of Udith. Cremation at Borella Kanatta at 4.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. No. 429/​1,​ Thibirigasyaya Road,​ Colombo 05 on Monday 4th of December 2017.151775



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