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CHINNIAH - DAMAYANTHI RANI nee ANKETELL (6 Oct 1940 - 5 Aug. 2022) passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of Bennet of 52 years,​ loving mother of David and Timothy,​ mother-in-law of Renuka and Sharla,​ grandmother of Analise and Joshua,​ sister of the late Balan and Eva Anketell; Drs. Inpam and Karunyan Arulanantham; Dr. Arul and Ranji Anketell; Suren and Christine Anketell and Gnane and Chandra Anketell,​ daughter of the late Ernest Balasingham and Thapomani (died when Damayanti was 2 months). Her father remarried the late Susan Anketell whom she knew as her mother. Damayanti was a teacher loved by her students in Sri Lanka and the US. She taught high school science and scripture at Methodist College,​ Sri Lanka. A memorial service will be held at the Faith Christian Fellowship Church,​ 505 E,​ 42nd Street,​ Baltimore,​ Maryland 21218 on Saturday,​ August 13,​ 2022 beginning at 11 a.m.046585

WELEGEDERA - PADMINI (Founder Little Women Garments). Beloved wife of late D.B. Welegedera,​ loving mother of late Asantha (Play House) and Maya (Little Women Garments),​ mother-in-law of Yamuna & Jayantha Ratnayake,​ grandmother of Devindhe,​ Dhanusika & Saheli,​ great-grandmother of Alex,​ passed away peacefully at home. Remains lie at The Restpect Home for viewing on Wednesday,​ the 10th of August 2022 from 9 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour on 11th August at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella Kanatte at 5 p.m. (Devi Balika side Crematorium).046324

WIJEYARATNE - W.A.A. (Retired Superintendent of Surveys) - Husband of late Agnes,​ much loved father of late Tudor,​ Daya,​ Manel,​ Kanthi,​ Chandrika and Samanthi,​ expired. His remains were cremated on 19th July 2022 at a private family burial. Friends and relatives,​ please accept this announcement. No. 11/​7,​ Turnour Road,​ Borella.045936



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