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REV. FR. M. WINSTON PLACIDUS DE SILVA,​ of the Archdiocese of Colombo,​ expired on Wednesday the 15th June 2022. He is the beloved son of the late Mr M Austin De Silva and late Mrs A. Winifreda Agnes Fernando. His mortal remains will lie in state at St. Lucia’s Cathedral,​ Kotahena,​ Colombo 13 until 2.00 p.m. on 16th June 2022 and thereafter transferred to St Anne’s Church,​ Wattala. Requiem Mass will be held on Friday,​ the 17th June 2022 at 2.30 p.m. followed by Burial at the R.C. Cemetery,​ Wattala. Archbishop’s House,​ Borella.036593

LEKAMGE,​ EDWARD - Passed away peacefully at home in Brunswick Melbourne on 4 June 2022,​ age 93. Loving son of (late) School Principal Alfred James Lekamge and (late) Bandara Manike Lekamge (Hanguranketha),​ (Former) Teacher and (Former) Hostel Master,​ Carey College,​ Colombo from 1950 - 1958. (Former) Boxing Master,​ Carey College,​ Colombo from 1956 - 1958. (Former) Teacher S. Thomas’ College,​ Mount Lavinia from 1960 - 1978 and Teacher Training at Peradeniya English Teachers Training College. Contested for Galigamuwa Parliamentary seat in the 1960 March election. During this time he was a Law student at Sri Lanka Law College and he migrated to Australia in 1978. He graduated (Bachelor of Arts,​ Anthropology) from Deaking University in Melbourne in 1988. (Retired Mail Officer Australia Post,​ Melbourne. After his retirement he enjoyed helping children at Children’s crossings in local schools as a School Crossing Supervisor. Animal lover and a great Donor to many charities around the world. Memorial Service at Fawkner Memorial Park in Melbourne at 11.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. Refresh at 1.00 p.m. on 20 June 2022.036560



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