He was 69 years old.
Mathany Ismail's father MM Ismail is a founding member of the United National Party.
Mr. Ismail is the husband of Ajantha de Silva, father of Mandana Ismail Abeywickrema, father in law of Romesh Abeywickrama and grandfather of Sharanya Abeywickrama.
His remains are currently being kept at No. 19.4 / 4 at Lauries Lane, Colombo 04. Final rites will be held today (03) at 02.00 pm at the Maligawatta Muslim burial ground.