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REV. FR. DON RAYMOND LOUIS SAMARAKOON,​ of the Archdiocese of Colombo,​ expired on Monday the 27th February 2023. He was the beloved son of the late Mr. Don Christian Samarakoon and late Mrs. B. Dona Celestina Wijeratne. His remains will lie in state at Aquinas College,​ Borella from Tuesday,​ 28th February,​ 8.30 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. Thereafter his remains will be brought to the Sacred Heart Chapel,​ Archibishop’s House,​ Colombo 8. Requiem Mass will be held on Wednesday the 01st of March at 2.00 p.m. followed by Burial at the Borella Cemetery. Archbishop’s House,​ Borella.012981

ABEYSEKERA ROHINI - Dearly beloved wife of Nihal,​ much loved sister of late Janaki,​ Rani,​ Rohantha,​ Srini,​ late Priya and of Mithila. Remains lie at “The Restpect Home” by Jayaratne’s from 3 p.m. Tuesday 28th February. Cremation on Wednesday 1st March at 10.30 a.m.012980

CHARMAINE FERNANDEZ - Dearly beloved wife of late Basil Fernandez,​ much loved sister of late Ranjith Seneviratne,​ late Lalith Seneviratne,​ Premani De Silva and Dr Sarath Seneviratne (Australia),​ precious mother of Angelo and Rozaine,​ loving mother-in-law of Sean Avory and Ruby Fernandez,​ beloved grandmother of Abhishek,​ Rahul,​ Tanina,​ Tohnorcha,​ Tyanns and Tysean. Remains lie at Mahinda Jayakody Funeral Directors (Pvt) Ltd. The Funeral Service will be held at Our Lady of Sorrows Church,​ Panadura at 9 a.m. on the 1st March 2023 followed by the burial at the Minuwanpitiya Cemetery.013248

PERERA - NEWTON - Former Teacher Royal College,​ Colombo and Overseas School of Colombo (OSC) and Lecturer in Physics at the Open University,​ Sri Lanka,​ beloved husband of late Mahima Perera (retired Teacher St. Mathew’s College,​ Colombo 9),​ loving father of Sumudh (Lanka Bell),​ Dr Manodh Perera (Consultant Physician,​ Base Hospital Elpitiya),​ Prof. Theshini Perera (University of Sri Jayewardenepura),​ father-in-law Kamalika,​ Palika and Prof. Inoka Perera (University of Colombo),​ beloved grandfather of Senath,​ Seshan,​ Rovinya,​ Kushal,​ Seneli and Deshali,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 1st March for Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella. 135/​3,​ Old Road,​ Nawala (via Senanayake Mawatha,​ left turn near Glomark Nawala).012975

RODRIGO - BRIAN,​ beloved husband of Malathi,​ beloved son of Shanaka (Fedex),​ son of late Conrad Rodrigo and of Basilika (nee Tissera),​ beloved brother of Felix,​ Palitha and Harendra,​ brother-in-law of Rebecca,​ Rajine,​ late Rohitha Weerasekera and of Sonali Weerasekera. Cortege leaves residence “Rose Mistika”,​ 40/​1,​ Uswetikeiyawa,​ Kandana at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 1st March for Burial at St. Mary’s Church,​ Uswetakeiyawa.013247


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