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DE SILVA - ANTON (Formerly of IHC Muscat and Lake House Investments Colombo) was called to rest in the arms of Jesus on the 21st of January 2023. Beloved husband of Valerie,​ loving father of Bianca & Thiraj and fond grandfather of Tiana. Brother of Malani,​ late Lalini,​ Jayani,​ late Chitrani,​ Sunil,​ and Rohini. Brother-in- law of Eardley,​ Anthony,​ Sunil,​ Rohini,​ Irangani,​ Merlyn,​ Shirley,​ Praxede,​ late Rienzie,​ Clifford and Delande. Remains will lie at the residence 133/​3,​ Bernadette Mawatha,​ Negombo Road,​ Kandana from 23rd of January. Cortege will leave the residence on Tuesday the 24th of January at 3.00 pm followed by funeral Service at St. Sebastian’s Church,​ Kandana. Burial will take place at the Kapuwatte Cemetery.004763

FONSEKA-RANMAL MALKANTHI - Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Daughter of the late Lionel and Thesi Fernando, wife of the late Reverend Robin Fonseka, sister of Swarna, Srimal (deceased) and Aruni, sister- in-law of Ranjith Cooray and Nilhan Peiris, aunt of Nishal, Dayan, Viran and Shahan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour, Borella for viewing on Sunday the 22nd from 9.00 am. Funeral service will be held on Monday the 23rd at 3.30 pm at the Methodist Church, Wellawatte, burial at the Peterson Lane Cemetery.

GOONEWARDENE - SARATH - Dearly beloved husband of Vinitha,​ loving father of Savin (Australia) and Ravith (Maldives),​ loving father-in-law of Shevorne and Melissa,​ loving brother of Nihal (UK),​ Chandra (Australia) and Rajah. Brother-in-law of late Victorine,​ Rani,​ Pushpa,​ Marie,​ Shirley,​ George,​ Nirmalie. The remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour from Sunday 22nd January from 9.30 am to 8.30 pm and Monday 23rd January from 9.30 am onwards. Cortege leaves parlour at 3.00 pm. On Monday 23rd January for burial at St. Joseph’s Church Cemetery - Uyana,​ Moratuwa.004762

WIJESURIYA - BANDULA NIMAL - Previously of Kesbewa Road,​ Nugegoda,​ passed away on 12/​01/​2023 after a brief illness,​ aged 83 yrs. Eldest loving son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Wijesuriya,​ dearest brother of the late Mrs. Rohini Kithulegoda,​ the late Dr. Manel Panditharatne,​ Dr. Lalitha Katugaha and Dr. Mahen Wijesuriya. He was looked after very well by the Somapala family for many years. A private funeral was held on 13/​01/​2023.004754

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