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Your uprightness and heart was firmly fixed in trusting Jesus. Your noble qualities, courage and achievements gave me hope. I thank the Lord Jesus for your life and will always remember you.
“He who overcomes shall be clothed in white garments, and I will not blot out his name from the Book of Life; but I will confess his name before My Father and before His Angels.” Revelation 3:5. 
Thank You Appah…….Delani Chinnappah


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

ALHAJ MOHAMED NAZEER RASHEED passed away peacefully in New York after a prolonged illness on 17th January 2023 and burial took place on 18th January at “Hillside Cemetery”,​ Cortland Manor,​ New York. He is the beloved husband of Pauline nee Ratnayake,​ much loved son of late S.A.M. Rasheed and late Hajiyani Abida Umma,​ loving son-in-law of late Vernon and late Ivy Ratnayake,​ affectionate brother of Khaneez,​ Zaneeya,​ Zeeniya and Nazeera,​ loving brother-in-law of late Hamza,​ late Nawfer,​ Ravi Widyalankara,​ Brian,​ late Dierdre,​ Marcia and Adrian Ratnayake and Therese Cooray,​ everloving uncle of Hazmar,​ Afzal,​ Zainab,​ Roshan and Claudine,​ dearly beloved grand uncle of Hayyan,​ Areeb,​ Haazim and Ameera.004957

LAWRENCE - CYRIL,​ Passed away peacefully at the age of 97 years on Sunday,​ 22nd January. Beloved husband of late Kamala,​ 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

SHEILA UDAWATTAGE - ABEYWICKREME,​ beloved wife of late Upali Abeywickreme,​ precious mother of Harindra & Harshi,​ daughter of late Hema & Rupa Udawattage,​ sister of Erica,​ Carmen & Sumedha of No. 25/​20B,​ Jayapura Mawatha,​ Beddagana,​ Pita Kotte passed away. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour,​ Borella. Cortege leaves Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on 26.01.2023 for Cremation at Borella Cemetery (Old Crematorium) at 4 p.m.005014

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