Margaret Karunaratne passes away in the United States

Margaret Karunaratne, nee Forrest, passed away in the United States on 3rd July 2014.

Margaret Karunaratne, nee Forrest, passed away in the United States on 3rd July 2014.

Margaret Karunaratne attended Badulla High School, Sri Lanka, with Monica Corea in the 1950s.

Margaret Karunaratne attended Badulla High School, Sri Lanka, with Monica Corea in the 1950s.

Derick Karunaratne on the right is the youngest son of Reggie and Margaret Karunaratne.

Derick Karunaratne on the right is the youngest son of Reggie and Margaret Karunaratne.

Margaret Karunaratne,(nee Forrest) wife of Reggie Karunaratne has passed away in California in the United States of America. She was the best friend and classmate of Vernon Corea’s wife Monica when they were students of Badulla High School in Ceylon, now Sri Lanka in the 1950s. Margaret last saw Vernon and Monica when she visited London in the 1990s. Vernon and Monica Corea also visited Reggie and Margaret Karunaratne when they were living at 566 Nawala Road, Rajagiriya in Sri Lanka in the 1980s. Margaret was born in Ella near Badulla. She attended Vernon and Monica Corea’s wedding at St. Mark’s Church Badulla in the 1950s. She had three children – Dilhara, Christopher and Derick. May her soul rest in peace.

The Sri Lanka Foundation Obituary notice in the United States of America:
http://srilankafoundation.com/2014/07/margaret-francis-karunaratne-passed-away-july-3-2014/

Sadly Margaret’s husband Reggie Karunaratne who was Managing-Director of Westrex in Colombo also passed away in California a few weeks after her death.

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