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Called to Eternal Rest,​ JAYAWEERA - HENRY ROBERT MARY (ROBIN) - Sri Lanka Railway (Retired). Beloved husband of late Hermia,​ loving father of Rashanthi and Sureni,​ father-in-law of Sampath Perera and Sunjeewa Perera,​ grandfather of Mahen,​ Pooji,​ Marcha,​ late Marina,​ Nitaara and Marissa. Son of late Robert and Muriel Jayaweera,​ brother of late Dr Bede Jayaweera,​ late Daphne Herat,​ late Noel Jayaweera,​ late Vyette Jayaweera and Marlene Jayasuriya. Cortege leaves residence 72/​28,​ Mahalwarawa Road,​ Pannipitiya at 3 p.m. on Saturday 25th March for burial at Roman Catholic Section,​ General Cemetery,​ Borella.019372

JAYAWEERA - JOHN - Ex Assistant Registrar,​ University of Peradeniya. Beloved husband of Chandrani,​ loving father of Jayanjali,​ loving son of late Bobby and Hyacinth Jayaweera,​ beloved brother of Doreen,​ late Anna,​ Henry,​ Aloy,​ Phyllis,​ Godfrey,​ Shiranee,​ Christine and Kumari,​ called to Rest : Respects can be paid at A.F. Raymond (Pvt) Ltd.,​ No. 115,​ D.S. Senanayake Mawatha,​ Colombo 08 between 10.00 a.m. and 10.00 p.m. on 24th March 2023. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on 25th March 2023,​ for Cremation at the Borella Cemetery. “The Nook”,​ 200/​26,​ Fred. E. de Silva Mawatha,​ Katukelle,​ Kandy.019371

OBEYESEKERE - SAVITRI ENOKA - (August 28th 1959 - March 24th 2023). It is with sadness that we announce the passing of SAVITRI ENOKA OBEYESEKERE on the 24th of March 2023. Beloved wife of Neil Obeyesekere,​ beloved mother of Dhyneika Jayemanne,​ Tanika and Shelomi Obeyesekere,​ beloved mother-in-law of Shane Jayemanne,​ beloved grandmother of Mikayla,​ Jayden and Rylan Jayemanne. Daughter of the late Claude Staniland Fonseka and Iona Alicia Fonseka. Survived by siblings Suven Karunaratne,​ Nalin Fonseka and Shayara Miles. Viewing : 25th of March : 8.30 a.m. - 10 p.m. on 26th of March : 8.30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Funeral will take place on Sunday the 26th of March at 3 p.m. at “The Restpect Home” by Jayaratne’s. Cremation at 4.30 p.m. (New Crematorium).019463

SP DENVER WIJESURIYA STF (Retd)/​SLAF (Retd) - husband of late Mignone,​ brother of late Zerney,​ Rex,​ late Annan,​ Kingsley and Brian,​ loving father of Tony Dalrine,​ Christine and Kenneth,​ father-in-law of Florence,​ late AVM Rohitha Ranasinghe and Michelle,​ beloved grandfather of Dharshana,​ Yovanka,​ Shyam,​ Shani,​ Andy,​ Nicolie,​ Kieran,​ Gabrielle and Mikeilla,​ loving great grandfather of Yuvani,​ Miraya,​ Shanaya,​ Shenuk,​ Zoe,​ Shanudh and Shaalya. The mortal remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 10 a.m. on Friday the 24th. Cortege leaves Parlour at 2.45 p.m. on Saturday the 25th for Service at St. Thomas’ Kotte and burial thereafter at 4 p.m. at St. Thomas’ burial ground.018890

SURIYABANDARA,​ A. CYRUS (1st June 1932 to 22nd March 2023),​ retired Imports Manager of Volanka Limited (former Volkart Brothers) at peace with Jesus. Beloved husband of late Yvonne (nee Van Rooyen),​ loving father of Tammy and Angelo (Australia). Father-in-law of Christopher Prins and Manuela (Australia),​ loving grandfather of Isaac (Malaysia),​ Rachel (USA),​ Daniel (SL),​ Rysharn and Jordan (Australia),​ son of late John and late Elgin,​ brother of late Padmini Manikkaarachi and Lakshmi Perera,​ brother-in-law of late Edward Perera. The cremation took place at the General Cemetery Kanatte on 23rd March,​ 2023,​ preceded by a private service. 408,​ 3rd Lane,​ Robert Gunawardena Mw.,​ Battaramulla.018931



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