This is the last photograph taken of Sri Lankan broadcaster Vernon Corea on his 75th birthday in 2002, surrounded by his family. Vernon passed away on the 23rd of September 2002. Today there is a service of thanksgiving for his life at St. Paul’s Church Milagiriya in Colombo,Sri Lanka. We thank God for his life and for his service to broadcasting in Sri Lanka and in the United Kingdom. Vernon Corea had a career of 45 years in broadcasting.