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ABEYSEKERA - S.P.P (Former Head of Security of the Government Supplies Department). Beloved husband of Soma Abeysekera,​ loving father of Mendaka Abeysekera (USA),​ Prasanka Kosala Abeysekara (New Zealand),​ loving father-in-law of Mauli Aruggoda (USA),​ Mahimi Fernando (New Zealand),​ beloved grandfather of Bineth,​ Thedin and Sadin passed away on the 18th of July 2019. Funeral takes place on Sunday the 21st of July at the Godigamuwa Public Cemetery,​ Maharagama. Cortege leaves residence at 5.00 p.m,​ No. 30/​5 Yahampath Mawatha,​ Maharagama.070903

BARTLETT - DR. RENE (Consultant Eye Surgeon). Dearly beloved wife of late Dr. Jeyam (Bartie - Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist),​ loving sister of Inez Gunawardena and of the late Bertille De Silva,​ Leah Fernando,​ Maureen Jayatilleke,​ Dr. Melva Perera and the late Rev. Fr. Claver Perera,​ much loved aunt of Dayanthi Aluvihare,​ Ramya Mendis,​ Dr. Harin Gunawardena and Malik Perera,​ will be greatly missed by all her grand nieces and nephews. Cortege leaves residence No. 19,​ First Lane,​ Ratmalana,​ at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 20th July 2019,​ for cremation at Jawatte Cemetery at 4.00 p.m.071573

BENJAMIN - STANLEY.​ Son of Benjamin and Sugirtham Selvanayagam,​ brother of late Honey,​ Trixie and Kingsley. Brother-in-law of late Palasuntharam and of Jayanthi. Uncle of Radhika and Anjana. Remains will lie at A.F Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Sunday 21st July from 11. a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the parlour at 2.30 p.m. after Service for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella (Old Crematorium) at 3 p.m.070833

BOPEARACHCHI - DON LAL PADMASENA (LAL BOPEARACHCHI). Formerly of Anglo Asian Pvt. Ltd.,​ beloved husband of Irangani,​ father of Dharshana and Gayan,​ expired. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia. Cremation on the 20th Saturday at 5 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Atthidiya,​ Rathmalana.071260

ISMAIL - HAJIANI HALIMATHUR RAHMA. Beloved wife of late Mohamed Ismail (Retd. Director,​ Tudawe Brothers),​ daughter of the late Zaid Abdul Cader and late Nafeesa Cader of Kandy,​ loving mother of Jemilah Zainudeen,​ Dr. Hilmy Ismail (Australia) and Dr. Munira Ismail Ahmed (USA),​ mother-in-law of Dr. Ameer Zainudeen (Fmr. Member,​ HRCSL) and Dilshad Ahmed (USA),​ sister of late Sithy Fathima Shareef,​ late Mohamed Siddique (Kandy),​late Ummu Habiba Ghouse and Hidaya Jameel,​ sister-in-law of late Mohamed Ibrahim (Kandy),​ late (Justice) Mohamed Jameel,​ late Mansoor Ghouse,​ Ummu Relaya Nalim,​ late A.R.M. Shareef (Kandy),​ late Mr. M.L.M. Nalim and Naima Siddique,​ loving grandmother of Mariam,​ Ayesha,​ Hafeezah,​ Nafisa,​ Tahani and Zahra and great-grandmother of Zayan,​ Yameena,​ Zahra,​ Zayn,​ Aleena and Zidan. Janaza was held on Saturday,​ 13.07.2019 at the Dehiwala Jummah Mosque Burial Grounds. 17/​8,​ Dutugemunu Street,​ Pamankade,​ Colombo 6.070949

JEGARAJASINGHAM - J.F. (Retired Teacher,​ St. Benedict’s College). Beloved husband of Victoria,​ loving father of Maurice (Ex-HSBC),​ Capt. Cassian (Qatar Navigation),​ Nilani (Brunei),​ Dhilushini (UK),​ father-in-law of Nirupa,​ Niranjana,​ Gunaseelan Rajanayagam & Jerry Julius,​ brother of late Capt. Xavier,​ late Richard,​ late Alfred & Linus Aloysius (UK),​ loving grandfather of Joel,​ Amanda,​ Natasha,​ Prithvi,​ Bevan,​ Veneshka,​ Dion,​ Rukshan & Thushara,​ passed away. Cortege leaves residence 24/​2,​ Mayfield Lane,​ Colombo 13 on Saturday 20th July 2019 at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Kanatta (R C Section).070429

THAMBAVITA DAYA (nee GURUGAMAGE) Retired Teacher of Nalanda College,​ Colombo. Wife of late Mr. William Thambavita (Director of Education),​ mother of Ingika (France),​ Shaivee (IRD - Kaluthara),​ Dinantha (Child Fund),​ Chamintha (Commercial Bank),​ mother-in-law of Tyronne Jones (France),​ Achala (Retd. Sampath Bank),​ Hasala (HNB) and Dilshika (Seylan Bank),​ passed away. Cremation will take place at 4.30 p.m. on Saturday 20th July 2019,​ at the Mount Lavinia Cemetery. (No. 17,​ Kawdana Gardens,​ Kawdana Road,​ Dehiwala).070513


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