DE MEL - MALLIKA LAKSHMI, former Member of Parliament, Matara District, beloved wife of Ronnie De Mel former Minister of Finance and Planning, daughter of late Sir Leo Fernando MP, loving mother of Sunalini Jayatilaka, Tara De Fonseka, Renuka Dossa, mother-in-law of Dr. Ayal Jayatilaka, Dr. Kamal De Fonseka and Furqan Dossa. Remains will lie at No. 5, Charles Drive, Colombo 3, till 12 noon on Wednesday 14th October and thereafter at Devinuwara till 3.30 p.m. on Friday 16th October. Cremation at Devinuwara Public Playground at 4.00 p.m. on 16th October.
PIERIS - CYNTHIA PIERIS Nee Pietersz (Retired Central Bank of Ceylon). Beloved wife of the late Ashton Pieris, loving mother of Diane, Karen, Mario and Yvette, mother in law of Douglas Livera, Mihira De Alwis, Wilhelm Henricus, darling grandmoher of David, Ronali, Jehan, Michael, Sabina, Alexander, Ashton, Andrew, Kanden and the late Nadine, sister of Francis C. Pieterz. Remains will lie at A. F. Raymonds Funeral Parlor from Monday 12th of October from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and leave for burial on Tuesday the 13th at 3.30 p.m. to Jawatte Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section).