Obituaries

Dr Ranjini Wedage
Dear freinds, I have just heard that Ranjini Wedage also has passed away. She was aqpparently in Sri Lanka and was working for the Central Bank as a GP. I have very little information apart from this but will update if I find any thing else. Our sympathies go to her family.

Dr Shee Hung Yu
(Passed away on the 6 October 2008)
Shee Hung, is a well remembered batchmate who was known as “loku cheena”. He was a single handed GP in North London, until his younger brother Ma Hung joined him a few years ago. He was a very caring person with a good heart. He helped his family enormously, looked after his parents at his home in Enfield until his sudden dealth. He was a devoted buddhist, who visited  London Buddhist vihara regularly. He leaves his wife Tracy and 5 children (Timothy, Simon, Jonathan, Rebekah, Nicholas) of whom two are training to be doctors.

The statement from his children clearly shows what kind of person he was. “You were so devoted and caring, time after time sacrificing to put others before yourself. We hope that we have learnt from you even a fraction of the kindness and generocity that you shared so openly with everyone”

I think we all have lost a good friend and most of all a wonderful person!.
THE FAMILY IS SEETING UP A FUND TO EDUCATE A CHILD AT WESLEY COLLEGE - SO IF YOU WANT TO MAKE A DONATION IN HIS MEMEORY PLEASE CONTACT MA HUNG
Tony

Dr Kumar Weerasekera
(Passed away 19 March 2006)

Dr Kumar Weerasekera, Senior Consultant Oncologist at the Cancer Hospital, Maharagama, and the President of the GMOA and beloved husband of Dushanthi  passed away suddenly on the 19 March 2006. Funeral took place on the 25 March 2006 in Colombo. He was one of the active members of the Sri Lanka 75 group and will be sadly missed. We will remember his sense of humour and eternal smile for ever. - TS

Dr Y R D Hewawasam
(Passed away January 2003)

Dr Hewawasam entered Colombo Medical School from Ananda College, Colombo. He was a very bright student and was also a keen sportsman and continued to play cricket and tennis for the medical school. He wanted to pursue a carrier as an Obstetrician but unfortunately did not complete the training and decided to become a General Practitioner in Bandaragama in Horana District where he practiced for the rest of his life. Sadly he died a few days ago and his funeral took place on the 2 February 2003. He leaves two children - one in Australia and one in Wesley College, Colombo. - At the time of writing this I have no other information - Tony

Since writing this Lal has sent an e-mail. It seems that Hewawasam was admitted to Lal’s ward in Kalubowila and died there. I am told that his two sons were by the side at the time. Tony

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