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BLOK - SHANE GRAHAM ANTHONY. It is with deep sorrow and regret we announce the sad demise of Blok,​ Shane Graham Anthony: Visiting Lecturer in Buddhist Studies /​ preacher of Buddhism. ex. Air Lanka Cabin Crew Flight Steward,​ former pianist in five star hotels,​ former teacher and teacher-in-charge of Buddhist Studies at the Bhikku Educational Unit,​ Lyceum International School - Nugegoda,​ former Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Buddhist Studies,​ University of Colombo,​ former Visiting Lecturer of Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka in Anuradhapura,​ former Visiting Lecturer of Dekanduwala Nuns Monastery,​ Guest Lecturer at Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka,​ Visiting Lecturer at Vidyalankara Pirivena - Peliyagoda,​ Visiting Lecturer at Sujatha Puthra International Vipassana Meditation Center,​ Anuradhapura,​ Preacher of Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation - SLBC (Radio Sri Lanka),​ Preacher of Y.M.B.A. and the Dhamma Preacher at over 60 temples island-wide. Loving son of the late Illano Blok and Dorothy Blok,​ brother of Gail (Australia) & Gavin,​ brother-in-law of Whilem Solomonz,​ Kumari Herath & uncle of Joshua,​ Jacob,​ Joseph (Australia),​ Hayden and Shantall. Viewing will commence on Sunday 15th,​ from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. Monday 16th,​ 8.00 a.m. at Jayarathna Restpect Parlour,​ Borella. Religious rites will be held on Monday at 2.30 p.m. and cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Borella Cemetery. Cont. No. 0716684848 /​ 0718323453 /​ 0112601601.003460

INDRARATNA - Dr. W.S.P. (SWARNA) - Wife of late Prof. A.D.V. De.S. Indraratna,​ mother of Dr. Kanishka,​ Prof. Buddhima,​ Dr. Sumangali,​ mother-in-law of Dr. Yuthika,​ Manouri,​ Sathis Wijetunge,​ grandmother of Dr. Praveen,​ Amrit,​ Dr. Savinda,​ Kavishka,​ Anuk,​ Samodini and Punita,​ passed away. Cortege leaves residence,​ 607,​ High Level Road,​ Gangodawila,​ Nugegoda at 01.00 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 2.00 p.m.003468

Retd. Major General H. DAMMIKA KARIYAWASAM. Beloved husband of Priyani (Gangi),​ son of late Siri Kariyawasam,​ Wimala Kariyawasam,​ brother of Saman,​ Kamani and late Channa,​ brother-in-law of Nimal Wijekoon,​ Nirosha,​ Savithri & Sunil Panabokke,​ Prashanthi & Ananda Karunarathne. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 16th January at 1.00 p.m. from Yatiwahara Estate,​ Malkaduwawa to Diyabawa Cemetery,​ Kurunegala.003461



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