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Obituary - Dr. Siri Nannayakkara

Monday, January 23, 2012

Hi All
This is to inform you that our batch mate Siri Nanayakkara passed away following a breif illness on saturday 21/01/12 in Gisbourne New Zealand
Please circulate this information among our batch mates
Tony Preena

Dear Philip,
As I wrote to you a few days ago, Siri Nanayakkara passed away on 21st January. Below is the notice being sent to New Zealand papers
Many will remember him for his good humoured pranks, particularly in the Block. My late wife Bella had been at the receiving end on many occasions.
I recall (though I don’t know how, through all that arrack) Siri and I had great fun doing a double-act at the Law Medical for three years
Individuals will carry different, but happy memories.
Siri was a single-handed GP in Gisborne, New Zealand and retired only an year or so ago. He was a dedicated family man
The home address is: 47 Hillview Terrace, Gisborne, New Zealand
From: Samanthi van Houts []
Sent: 23 January 2012 00:22
Hi Uncle,
As discussed with Aunty here is the obituary we have sent in the NZ paper:
Nanayakkara, Kusuma Siri most loving and devoted husband of Swinitha; adored father of Dharsh, Shewanthi, Sam, Nic, Jeroen, + Jarod; much loved Seeya to Luke, Anneke, Elizabeth, Sebastian, and Mariella. Surrounded by his family peacefully walked with God & his angels as the sun rose on Saturday January 21st 2012. You will always be our darling. We are so lucky to have had you in our lives. We will always love and adore you.
Thank you for the emails and lovely poem, I havent read this yet, as I wanted to send the above to you without any further delay.
Thank you again uncle.

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