Photographs from the Service of Thanksgiving – thanking God for the life and service to broadcasting of Vernon Corea of Radio Ceylon/SLBC and the BBC at St. Paul’s Church Milagiriya on Saturday 29th 2012. Dignitaries, parliamentarians, diplomats including His Excellency John Rankin, the British High Commissioner in Sri Lanka, attended the service. Top Sri Lankan musicians Nimal Mendis, Rukshan Perera and Mariazelle Goonetilleke sang at the service. The speaker was Vijaya Corea. Music stars Bathiya and Santhush, Sunil Perera of the Gypsies, Alston Koch and Ernest Ignatius were among those who released messages in memory of Vernon Corea – marking his tenth death anniversary.