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DIVIT OCEAN - WHITE,​ an angel to all those that knew him,​ went to be in the arms of Jesus his Lord and Saviour on Thursday 22 September 2022. Divit was a proud Peterite and the beloved eldest son of Gordon White and Yuwanthi Suwandaratna White,​ treasured brother to Lamar Sky White,​ Nikhil Nation White and Theo Forrest White,​ Divit was the adored grandson of Deepika Obeyesekere,​ Lalith Obeyesekere,​ Ranjan Suwandaratna,​ Brian White and Zena White. He was the deeply cherished nephew of Shehan Suwandaratna,​ Cecile Fresnais Suwandaratna,​ Newanthi Obeyesekere,​ Vineth Suwandaratna,​ Judy White and Darrel White. His remains lie in state at his home,​ 27/​1,​ Dewala Road,​ Pagoda,​ Nugegoda from 9.00 a.m. on Friday 23 September 2022 and on Saturday 24 September 2022 at 3.00 p.m. Cortege will leave residence for Funeral Service at St. Thomas’ Church,​ Sri Jayawardenepura,​ Kotte Burial Grounds at 3.30 p.m.056122

LOURDES SENEVIRATNE nee RODRIGO of Uswetakeiyawa,​ 293,​ Hendala,​ Wattala,​ expired. Dearly beloved wife of late Anton Seneviratne of Katana,​ dear mother of late Nilanthie and late Hirantha,​ most loving mother of Dilukshi Dushantha and Priyangali 0776202976,​ devoted mother-in-law of Franklyn Amerasinghe,​ Desmond Silva,​ Sandaya Malee Samaranayake and Chanaka Perera (0777485895). Funeral will be on Saturday 24th Sept. 2022 leaving residence at 3.00 p.m. for St Mary’s Church,​ Nayakakanda followed by the cremation at Kerawalapitiya General Cemetery. Tel. 0112-932236.056520

SENEVIRATNE - S.L. (Retired Permanent Secretary - Ministry of Plan Implementation and Parliamentary Affairs,​ Permanent Secretary - Ministry of Highways,​ Chairman - Water Board,​ alternate Executive Director ADB) - Beloved husband of Yasoma,​ loving father of Dr. Yasanthie,​ Dr. Priyanthie and Dr. Dulanthie,​ beloved son of Swaris De Silva Seneviratne and Tilda Nayanawathie Abeygunawardana,​ father-in-law of Dr. Vidura,​ Yashaska and Dr. Pushpa Kantha,​ beloved brother of Dhammika,​ Mallika,​ late Ashoka and of Collin and Sheela,​ loving grandfather of Sethumi,​ Senadee and Julian,​ passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 291/​53,​ Havelock Gardens,​ Colombo 06 at 11.00 a.m. on Saturday,​ 24th September for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 11.30 a.m. (New Crematorium).055653

XAVIER - NAVA. Beloved husband of Yvonne (Dorcas),​ father of Shan and Natasha,​ father-in-law of Nirupa and Leif. Mortal remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on 24th September 2022 from 9.00 a.m. onwards. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (R.C. Section) on same day at 4.15 p.m.056442

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