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SOMANADER - SAM (S.O.A) (retired Engineer,​ Irrigation Department). Beloved husband of late Mary Olivia Somanader,​ brother of late Selvamanie Balasingham,​ brother-in-law of late S.V. Balasingham (former Principal,​ Jaffna College),​ called to rest on October 17,​ 2020 at home in Staten Island,​ New York. He is survived by his children Geetha Iswara (U.S.A),​ Kala Gnanasegaram (Canada),​ Daya Pirapakaran (U.S.A),​ Niranjan Somanader (Canada),​ eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A private funeral was held and he was laid to rest on November 2,​ 2020 in Staten Island,​ New York.068209

EDWARD – JOHANN RAVINDRA - Beloved son of late Thurai and Felicia Edward, beloved brother of Reeves (USA) and Roger (Qatar), uncle of Shanali (USA), Nadhisha (USA), Ashan (USA) and Aaron (Qatar), brother-in-Law of Nilanka (USA) and Vanika (Qatar), nephew of Rita Lokuhewa and Bertha Wickramasinghe. Cortege leaves A F Raymond’s Parlor at 4 p.m. Tuesday November 10th for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte. (Anglican Section). Opened for viewing from 8 a.m. onwards on same day. 011090001

MARY OLIVE ANGELA (THURAIAIYAH) DAVID - It is with great sadness that the family of ANGELA DAVID announces her passing away. She was born on May 15, 1934 and was called to rest on November 06, 2020. ANGELA is the loving wife of late Mr. A. M. David (Gilbert), loving daughter of late Thuraiaiyah and late Elissamma, daughter-in-law of late Abraham and late Victoria, loving mother of Thushy David (Sri Lanka), Marina Sashi (Canada), Anna Shyamala (Canada), Sebastian Mano (USA) and Gerard Jeevan (Sri Lanka), mother-in-law of Joyce, Henry Yogendran, Cyril Jeyaseelan, Dhileeni, and Rubini, loving grandmother of Roshni, Prasham, Reshan, Kishan, Dhushan, late Elisa, Gloria, Angela, Raveen, Reena, and Gavin. Viewing will be held on Monday 9th November from 9.00 a.m. onwards at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour, Borella, Colombo-8. Thereafter funeral at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Kanaththa (RC section). For details please contact: Thushy (Sri Lanka): 0777316191; Sashi (Canada); 204 2614335; Shyamala (Canada): 416 288 9135; Mano (USA): 718 981 3907; Jeevan (Sri Lanka): 112552146. 011090002

WEERASEKERA - OLWYN (Chairman Beach Wadiya), beloved husband of late Dawn Weerasekera, loving father of late Sudharshan and Natalie, father-in-law of Chandrani and Prasanna Chandrasekera, grandfather of Suhara, Vinuri, Liyara and Vonara, brother of late Dannister, late Gertrude, late Beatrice, late Irene, Ethel and late Eustace, expired. Cremation at Borella Cemetery, at 4 p.m. on 9th Monday November 2020. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour (Restpect) at 3.45 p.m. 011090003