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REV. FR. GERALD CHRISPIN LEO of the Archdiocese of Colombo,​ expired on Monday,​ the 12th September 2022. He is the beloved son of the late Mr. W.D. Jeremias and late Mrs. Don Josephine Sangapala. His mortal remains lie in state at St. Peter’s College,​ Colombo 4,​ from 13th September 2022,​ 10.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Thereafter,​ his remains will be brought to Aquinas College,​ Colombo 8. On Wednesday,​ 14th September at 10.00 a.m. his remains will be taken to St. Anthony’s Church,​ Neluwaththuduwa,​ Waga. Requiem Mass will be held on Thursday,​ 15th September at 2.30 p.m. followed by burial at the R.C. Cemetery,​ Neluwaththuduwa. - Archbishop’s House,​ Borella.054034

ABAYASEKERA - RANJANA SEPALA. Dearly beloved husband of Ranjini,​ ever loving father of Shamila and Kushan (USA),​ loving father-in-law of Shannon,​ much adored seeya of Aiden,​ Naveen and Shehani (all in USA),​ beloved brother of late Jayanthini,​ Padmini,​ Asita and Anura,​ brother-in-law of Nelumani,​ Iranganie,​ Asoka,​ Suramyani and Jalini,​ passed away in Orlando,​ USA. Remains will be flown down for cremation in Sri Lanka. Viewing 18th September from 9.00 a.m. at Nedimala. Funeral 19th September at 4.30 p.m. at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. 20/​2,​ Rupasinghe Avenue,​ Nedimala,​ Dehiwala.054299

DE SILVA - TITUS (former Administrative Officer,​ Port Commission). Son of the late Mr. Valentine & Mrs. Mebel De Silva,​ brother of Rev. Sr. Thecla,​ late Rita,​ Kingsley,​ Lakshmi,​ Dunstan and Nihal (Australia). Remains lie at residence “Kingsley” Waragoda Road,​ Kelaniya. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 15th September for burial at St. Mary’s Church Cemetery,​ Peliyagoda.054039

RODE - PAMELA JEAN ST. CLAIR.​ Sister of late Gloria,​ Sonia and Maurice,​ sister-in-law of Kumar Paul and late General Tissa Weeratunga,​ expired on Monday,​ 12th September and was cremated according to her wishes on Tuesday,​ 13th September.054349

WICKRAMASINGHE - AURELIA ERIN MARCIA (Mimi). Wife of late Hector S. Wickramasinghe,​ beloved mother of Nirmala (Texas),​ Niranjala (Nanna) and Mahes (Toronto),​ mother-in-law of Sarath Wanigesekera (Texas),​ Ivan De Silva and Marie (Toronto),​ sister of late Henrietta and sister-in-law of late R.T.N. Fernando and late Daya Alles,​ loving grandmother of Mayumi (Texas),​ Ishan (Toronto) and Maheen (Toronto) and great grandmother of Muyca (Texas) and Minuc (Texas),​ passed away peacefully in Texas on July 9,​ 2022 surrounded by family. Ashes will be interred at Holy Emmanuel Church,​ Moratuwa burial ground on Friday,​ September 16,​ 2022 after a service at 5.00 p.m. 22A,​ Dharmaratne Avenue,​ Rawatawatte,​ Moratuwa.054232



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