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FERNANDO - B.L.M. (MERVYN) - (Retired Senior Superintendent of Police,​ former Director - Crimes,​ former First Secretary to the Sri Lankan High Commission UK,​ former Additional Secretary - Roman Catholic Affairs Ministry of Cultural Affairs),​ beloved husband of Eleen nee Rodrigo,​ loving father of Iroma Attanayake (UK),​ father-in-law of Senarath Attanayake (UK),​ loving grandfather of Trinita & Tarin Attanayake (UK),​ son of late Anthony & Matilda Fernando,​ brother of Ranee Ambepitiya & late Neville Fernando,​ uncle of Dr Niroshani & Colonel Rathnasiri Ganegoda,​ grand-uncle of Sherwin Ganegoda,​ expired. Remains will lie at Barney Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from Friday 26th October 1.00 p.m. to Saturday 27th October 2.00 p.m. Funeral Service at St. James’ Church,​ Mutwal at 3.30 p.m. followed by burial at 4.00 p.m. at Madampitiya Cemetery.122858

FERNANDO - LAKSHANTHA SHIRAL (Old Boy,​ St. Joseph’s College,​ Colombo,​ Batch of 1971,​ formerly of Ceylon Oxygen and a professional career in Saudi Arabia and Dubai,​ who served as the President of the Sri Lankan Expatriate Society in Riyadh and President of the Lanka Lions Club of Dubai),​ beloved husband of Priyanthi,​ loving father of Shiral (Australia),​ father-in-law of Lynette (Australia),​ brother of Ranjith and Shyamalie (Australia),​ brother-in-law of Sharma and Premalal Jayasuriya (Australia) and of Anura & Hemamali Senanayake,​ Damayanthi & the late Tissa Bandara,​ Senaka & Senani Senanayake (USA),​ Nilanthi & Vicky Vigneswaran (Saudi Arabia),​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. for interment at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section) on 27th October,​ 2018. No. 52,​ Medawelikada Road,​ Rajagiriya.122896

GNANAMALAR - MARY (nee CHELLAPPAH) formerly of Somasundaram Avenue,​ Chundikuli,​ Jaffna,​ Sri Lanka called to rest in Melbourne,​ Australia on 19th October 2018. GNANAMALAR is dearly beloved wife of late Edwin Jeyarajah Chelliah (CGR),​ precious mummy of Ranjith (Sri Lanka),​ Shiranjani (USA),​ Lalit (Norway),​ Nalini (Melbourne),​ late Ajit,​ Vijit (Australia),​ Sujit (Sri Lanka) and Daljit (Australia),​ affectionate sister of Vethanayagam,​ Jeevamalar,​ Arulnayagam (all deceased),​ Pavalamalar and Yogamalar,​ much loved mother-in-law of Rajes,​ Mark,​ Vathany,​ Kosalai,​ Vasanthi,​ Niru and Sharmila,​ darling grandmother of Luxman & Desty,​ Joel & Irene,​ Dharshana,​ Manchu,​ Jessica,​ Dilo,​ Jeshu,​ Christy,​ Nishy,​ Danny and Gabby. Funeral details as follows: Viewing: Saturday 27th October at 10.00 - 10.30 a.m. at Living Faith Church,​ 37,​ Grimshaw Street,​ Greensborough Victoria 3088,​ Australia. Celebration of Life Service: 10.30 a.m. at Living Faith Church,​ 37,​ Grimshaw Street,​ Greensborough Victoria 3088,​ Australia. Contact Details: Ranjith Chellaiah - c​j​r​a​n​j​i​t​h​@​h​o​t​m​a​i​l​.​c​o​m​ - 0772464898.122865

GNANASUNDARAM - JUSTINA MAHESWARY. Daughter of late Mr & Mrs S P Muttiah (Negombo),​ beloved wife of late Reggie Gnanasundaram,​ loving mother to Leo,​ Lilani and Cynthia,​ beloved mother-in-law to Harold,​ Daniel and Anusha,​ beloved grandmother to Sangeetha,​ Serah,​ Dilshaan,​ Dominic and Lakshani. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Friday 26th October 2018 at 8 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves parlour at 10 a.m. on same day for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (R.C. Section).122918

GUNAWARDENA - PRIMROSE (KITO). Beloved wife of late Cyril and most loved mother of Juanita (Juni) and Caryl. Precious grandmother of Dr Michael Wickramanayake,​ beloved daughter of late Florence and Joseph,​ loved sister of late Joe (Cuckoo),​ Jean,​ Stephanie (Molly),​ Felicia,​ Lucy (Sandy),​ late Iris,​ Carmen (Lolly),​ Gloria,​ Noel and Valerie (Tina). Internment of ashes on Saturday 27th at 4.00 p.m. at the Roman Catholic Section,​ General Cemetery,​ Borella.122649

MIHINDUKULASURIYA - AUGUSTUS VIRGIL CLAUDIUS - (Attorney-at-Law,​ A Baur & Co.) - Darling husband of Jacintha,​ loving father of Gihan,​ Shehan & Tirhana,​ father-in-law of Lesley,​ late Mystica & Suresh Seneviratne,​ beloved grandfather of Avith,​ son of late Benjamin and Florence Mihindukulasuriya,​ much loved brother (& in law of) of Yvonne & Alloy Saparamadu,​ Dr. Loyala & Elaine Mihindukulasuriya,​ Tyrone Mihindukulasuriya (Priest),​ Mertle & Lakshman Jayasinghe,​ Swineetha & Patricious Fernando,​ Lalith & Mercia Perera,​ brother-in-law of late Russell,​ Dr. Shanthi,​ Angelo,​ Shrikantha,​ Shama,​ Rohan,​ Lalantha,​ late Lalith,​ late Chrisantha,​ Christy,​ Lilani and Neomi. Funeral on Saturday the 27th at 3 p.m. at 44,​ Waragoda Estate,​ Kelaniya. Cremation at 4.45 p.m.,​ Borella Kanaththa new crematorium.122584

TALWATTE - DR DESHABANDU BANDARE (Retired Consultant Anaesthetist,​ North Middlesex Hospital,​ London,​ UK),​ beloved husband of the late Dr Beatrice Talwatte,​ precious father of Surekha (UK),​ Surindha (USA) and father-in-law of Dr Ravi Gooneratne (UK) and Linda Chandler (USA),​ adored grandfather of Kanishka,​ Xavier,​ Lauren and Ariane,​ brother of the late Dr S.N.B. Talwatte,​ Miss Mallika Talwatte,​ Mrs Manel Karunaratna,​ Mrs Rukmani Ekanayake and Mrs Sunimal Senanayake. Remains lie at “The Restpect Home” by Jayaratna’s from Friday 9.30 a.m. Cremation on Saturday 27th October at 3.00 p.m. Old Crematorium,​ Borella Kanatta.122782

GNANASUNDARAM - JUSTINA MAHESWARY. Daughter of late Mr & Mrs S.P. Muttiah (Negombo),​ beloved wife of late Reggie Gnanasundaram,​ loving mother of Leo,​ Lilani and Cynthia,​ beloved mother-in-law of Harold,​ late Daniel and Anusha,​ beloved grandmother to Sangeetha,​ Serah,​ Dilshaan,​ Dominic and Lakshani. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Friday 26th October 2018 at 8 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves parlour at 3.30 p.m. on same day for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Christian Section).123242

MACHADO - SHANTHI. Beloved wife of Maxwell (Maxie),​ loving mother of Thushani,​ daughter of late Marcus Perera and Elizabeth Wickramasingha. loving sister of Margie,​ late Monica,​ late Shelton,​ late Ranjith,​ late Lucky and of Delani. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 27th October 2018 for burial at General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section).123240

WIJAYATILLEKE - M.G.C.P. (Retired Deputy Director of Irrigation). Husband of late Daphne,​ father of Kapila (U.S.A.),​ Anura,​ Nalin (U.S.A.),​ brother of late Chandra Wijeratne,​ Sumana Premasiri,​ Lionel Wijayatilleke,​ brother-in-law of Molly,​ late Lincoln,​ Lalitha,​ Parakrama,​ Mahinda,​ brother-in-law of Gamini Jayawickrema and Asoka Perera,​ expired. Body will be kept at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella on 26/​10/​2018. Cremation on 26/​10/​2018 at General Cemetery Kanatte,​ Borella,​ after 3 p.m.123244

 


 

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