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REV. FR. THUSITH PRADEEP FERNANDO of the Archdiocese of Colombo,​ expired on Sunday,​ the 22nd Janaury 2023. He is the beloved son of Mr W.J. Francis Fernando and Mrs R. Rita Fernando. His remains will lie in state at St. Anthony’s Church,​ Kadalana,​ Moratuwa. On 24th January,​ at 10.00 a.m. his remains will be taken to St. Rogus’ Church,​ Delatura and at 6.00 p.m. remains will be transferred to St. Anne’s Church,​ Palangatura. The Requiem Mass will be held on Wednesday,​ the 25th of January at 3.00 p.m. followed by Burial at the R.C. Cemetery,​ Palangatura,​ Negombo. Archbishop’s House,​ Borella.004831

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

FERNANDO - CLAUDE (Formerly of Ministries of Industries,​ Fisheries & Agriculture),​ was called to Eternal Rest in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Mercy,​ loving father of Rangika (Commercial Bank) & Miranga (New Zealand),​ fond father-in-law of Lasantha & Sharon,​ everloving grandfather of Anuki,​ Ranuka,​ Mishael & Zachary,​ brother of late Tencey,​ Oliver,​ Manel,​ Indra & Delip,​ brother-in-law of late Stella & Annette,​ Christie,​ Mervyn,​ Leonard,​ Sunil & Frank. Remains at No.1/​1D,​ Holy Cross Avenue,​ Moratuwa. Burial on Wednesday,​ 25th at 4.30 p.m. at the Church Burial Ground,​ after the Service at St. Joseph’s Church,​ Uyana,​ Moratuwa.004837

Jesus has called to Rest ! CLARENCE OLIVER DE ALWIS (DUNDU). Beloved husband of Bernadine,​ loving father of Akshala,​ Nirmal,​ Ayomal and Chandimal,​ father-in-law of Chathuranga and Rachel,​ grandfather of Reuel,​ Shael,​ Nirel and Dinel,​ brother of Engaltina (Tutu),​ Primrose (Nonno),​ Edward (Dinga),​ Alex (Kuma),​ Corrine (Chitti),​ Alex (Pope),​ Brinsley (Kukku),​ brother-in-law of late Dr Sri Ranjan,​ Patrick,​ Corolina,​ Phyllis,​ Lakshman and Sandra,​ passed away after a brief illness on 22nd January in Colombo. His remains will lie at No. 10A,​ Manel Pedesa,​ Sirimal Uyana,​ Rathmalana from 2.00 p.m. onwards on 23rd January. A Funeral Service will be held at the Baptist Church,​ Nugegoda at 8.30 a.m. on 25th January and the Funeral procession leaves for Kandy for burial at Mahaiyawa General Cemetery (Viewing time in Kandy will be from 2.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.)004876

LAWRENCE - CYRIL,​ Passed away peacefully at the age of 97 years on Sunday,​ 22nd January. Beloved father of Mallihai Tambyah and Christopher Lawrence,​ loving father-in-law of David Tambyah and Cathy Lawrence,​ grandfather of Philip & Tamara Tambyah and Adrian & Helen Lawrence,​ beloved brother of Rasar Lawrence,​ Pearly Cooke,​ Poo Lawrence,​ Ruby Bastiampillai,​ Daisy Pathmanathan and Anton Lawrence (All deceased). Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 12.00 noon on Wednesday,​ 25th January. Cortege leaves the Parlour after Service at 4.00 p.m. on same day for Burial at the General Cemetery,​ (R.C. Section),​ Borella. No Flowers by request. Donations to Little Sisters of the Poor Batticaloa.004830

WEERASINGHE - SARDHA,​ Loving father of Sunara,​ beloved son of late Godfrey and late Pearl,​ brother of late Ranil,​ uncle of Delon,​ passed away peacefully on the 21st January 2023. A private funeral was held at the General Cemetery,​ Borella,​ on the 23rd according to his wishes. Relatives and friends please accept this intimation.004833



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