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AYN FURKAN - Well loved & strong matriarch of Saleem-Furkan family. Dearest mother to Imran and his wife,​ Mariam,​ wife to late M.S.M. Furkan,​ daughter of late C.L.M.M. and Sithy Ayesha Saleem and was the last living sibling to Ansar,​ Afeefa Hussain,​ Ummul Hamza,​ Fowzia Cader,​ and Khilir. Her tenacity,​ presence and joy will be missed by both the Saleem Family of Colombo 03,​ and Mudliyar Family of Kalutara. Her family would like to thank all those that enriched her life with memories,​ laughter and gatherings. She was laid to rest at an intimate gathering on October 29,​ 2020.068342

BANDARA - RTD. BRIGADIER W.M.P. (Gamunu Watch). Dearly beloved husband of Swarna Bandara,​ beloved father of Bimsara (U.S.A.),​ Asela and Koshala (U.K.),​ father-in-law of Neluka,​ Shalini and Sumudu,​ grandfather of Vinusha,​ Dasun and Ometh,​ brother of late Mr W.M.D.A. Bandara and Mrs L.B. Samarakoon,​ brother-in-law of late Dr Abhaya Attanayake,​ Prof (Mrs) Chandra Attanayake,​ late Mr H.H. Samarakoon and Mrs B.A.K. Rathnathilaka,​ late Mr S.D. Rathnayake and late Mrs C. Ratnayake. Remains lie at No. 37,​ Army Officers Housing Scheme,​ Thumbowila,​ Piliyandala. Cortege leaving residence at 12.30 for cremation at Thumbowila Cemetery at 1.00 p.m. on Wednesday 11th November.068490

WIRASINHA - JEHAN SHAMLAL. Beloved son of the late Claud and the late Christobel Wirasinha,​ loving husband of Niranjala Senani,​ loving father of Thushara (U.K.) and Nishan (U.K.),​ loving grandfather of Reshan,​ Luke,​ Joel,​ Niketh,​ Nithini,​ Darani and Dhaham,​ loving brother of the late Sunil Wirasinha and the late Srimani Senaratne,​ loving father-in-law of Prof. Dulini Fernando,​ son-in-law of the late Edmond and the late Kusuma Goonawardene,​ brother-in-law of the late Upul Goonawardene and the late Clinton Senaratne,​ loving uncle of Prajiv Hewavitarane and Kishani Tennakone,​ expired. Cortege leaves 117/​25,​ 1st Lane,​ Duwa Road,​ Beddegana,​ Pita Kotte at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at the Borella Cemetery at 4.00 p.m.068421