Mithra is a brother of former cricketers Sidath and Sunil Wettimuny.
He is well remembered for opening the batting for Sri Lanka with his brother Sidath in the 1983 Test series in New Zealand.
Remains of Mr. Wettimuny lie at No. 48, Elibank Road, Colombo 05. The funeral will be at the Borella General Cemetery, tomorrow at 3 pm