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Posted on 02 March 2017 by TSL

TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017.

DE SILVA – IRMA ALEXANDRENA (nee LIYANDURU), Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of late Felix Anthony De Silva, loving mother of Tiyani Rajasingham, Vinodth De Silva and Shama Audrey Thahir, mother-in-law of Kuberan Rajasingham, Iromi De Silva and Hejazi Thahir, beloved grandmother of Shyam, Angelo, Sherad, Shimaz, Dishan, Shihan, Treshan and Sarah. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 7th March at 4 p.m. for Cremation at 4.30 p.m. General Cemetery, Borella.030616

FERNANDO – HARRIOT – Beloved wife of late Aloy Fernando, mother of Chrisantha, Thilak, Rohan, Nalin, Nilanka and late Shiromani, mother-in-law of Ramya, Sepali, Renuka, Rukmali, Niluka and Jude, grandmother of Hansini, Rajith, Saduni, Shashini, Rushane, Ruchini, Rukshani, Nuwanthika, Kavinda, Vindiya, Nilushka and Nileesha, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 239C, Polgahahena, Ragama on 7th March 2017 at 3 p.m. for Burial at St. Mary’s Church, Hapugoda.030472

GAMAGE – VENETIA ETHEL (Former Chief Commissioner and former President of Sri Lanka Girl Guides) – Beloved wife of Nihal (Retd. SP), precious mother of Daminda (Canada), mother-in-law of Menaka, loving grandmother of Imali, Senali & Mevan, daughter of late Arthur & Ethel Fernando, sister of late Col. Dudley, Ninette & Tilak Fernando. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday & thereafter on Wednesday 8th from 9 am. to 3 p.m. at Girl Guide Headquarters (Opposite Public Library). Cortege leaves at 3 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte at 4 p.m. Donations instead of flowers may be sent for Community Service Projects of the Girl Guide Association.030546

JANSEN – ADRIAN MICHAEL (GAC Shipping). Beloved son of late Rose and Bertram (Berty), loving brother of Charmaine (Ex Indosuez and Seylan), loving brother-in-law of Jeffery Rodrigo, loving uncle of Joseph and Denise, loving nephew of Marie, loving Cousin of Aubrey and Maureen, Saby and Oliver, loved by Alicia, Evin, Nicolena. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 12.45 p.m. on Tuesday 07th March. Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella.
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PAUL – JOSEPH CANICIUS YOGARATHNAM – Beloved husband of Suwineetha (Jayes Trading Company), precious father of Subhashini (Connaisance de Ceylon (Pvt) Ltd) and Dilrukshi (Hemas Holdings PLC), loving son of late Mr. P.N. Paul and Mrs A.P. Paul, brother of Mary, Selverani, Raserani, Nicholas Selvarathnam, Yogarani and Kingsley Maxwell, brother-in-law of Mervyn Chandrakumar (Sri Lanka Railways), expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 288 D, Batagama South, Kandana at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 8th March 2017 for burial at the Hapugoda Roman Catholic Cemetery. 0776173146, 0775564437.030474

PERERA CAPTAIN DELANO ( WEE WEE) – Loving husband of Rani, beloved father of Drushan (Marine Engineer), father-in-law of Dr Marylou (Nawaloka Hospital), son of late Mr and Mrs M.A. Perera, brother of late Dr Ranjith, Nilan and Mohan, brother-in-law of late Francis, late Bobby, Christy, late Reggie, Alphonso, late Unghie, Capt. Stephen, Capt. Derrick, Siri, Rosy, Jenny, Clara, late Phil, late Grace, Charlotte, Benny and Anna, everloving grandfather of Abigail and Aurorra, loving uncle of Michelle, Shane, Ruwan, Aloka, Charmaine, Dr Christabel, Cheryl, Dr Berni, Ravi, Niranjan, Tanuja and Rohan. Cortege leaves residence No. 57, Alwis Place, Kotahena, Colombo 13 for Cremation at Madampitiya Crematorium at 3 p.m. on 08.03.2017.030627

RABOT – REX – Beloved husband of late Muriel (nee KARUNARATNE), father of Romain (UK), Quincy (UK) and late Armand, father-in-law of Catherine, Tricia and Fiona, brother of Decima Crusz and Ainsley (UK), and of the late Neville, Lorna de Silva, Gladstone and Maurice (Quincey). Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. on Tuesday 7th March for Cremation the same day at General Cemetery, Borella at 3 p.m.030620

WIJERATNE – BULATHSINHALAGE CHANDRA MALLIKA. Dearly beloved wife of late Dr. Hector Wijeratne, loving mother of Srimathi, Manel, Ranjani, Damayanthi and Nirmali, mother-in-law of Mahinda Illangage, Deepal (Chico), Guneratna, Amitha De Fonseka, late Dr. Chandra Waidyasekera and late Ranjith Cooray, beloved grandmother of Buveendra and Siroshni, Banuji, Sashen and Eshantha, Tanushka and Thuresh, Arjuna and Kishani, Romesh, Dinesh, Tinesh and Sadish, viewing from 9.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from Monday to Wednesday. Cortege leaves the funeral palour at 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday March 8th for cremation at 3.00 p.m. at Borella Kanatte.030319

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Monday, March 6, 2017.

DE SILVA – LORRAINE (Librarian St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10). Beloved wife of Tony (P Mathew and Company), loving mother of Tracy (Gabo Travels) and Tania (Bankhill Educare), beloved sister of Desmond and Neville Kroon, expired 3rd March 2017. The funeral was held on Sunday 5th March at St. John Dal Bastone Cemetery, Pelawatte, No. 1/H/6, Jayawardanagama, Battaramulla.030320

DISSANAYAKE – MERVYN PATRICK – Retired Engineer Railway Department. Beloved husband of Marian, precious father of Rosianne, Genevieve, Dinesh and Deshan, loving father-in-law of Jude, George, Shamalene and Nilmini, grandfather of Lyendra, Hiruni, Maldini, Lahiru, Dinimali, Malintha and Trishan, loving brother of late Justin and Philomina, brother-in-law of Sybil, late Oswin, late Sextus, Ranjie, late Christo, Christine, Noeline, Kingsley, Bede, Trisette, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 150, Maligatenna for burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery Ilukwatta, Kadugannawa on Monday 6th of March at 3.30 p.m.030294

JAYASINGHE – SHELTON (Smart Western Trailors). Husband of Chitra Jayasinghe, father of Asha Wijesekera and Punya Ranasinghe, father-in-law of Ashoka Wijesekera and Ishant Tandon, grandfather of Nuwani Ranasinghe, Nuvin Ranasinghe and Sathyyanage Wijesekera passed away at the age 77. Cortege will be leaving residence on 6th of March 2017 to Nisala Arana Cemetery, Kohuwala at 5.00 p.m. Contact No. Asha Wijesekera 071 7130139.030321

PRASANNA – RATNAWARDENE Teacher at St. Mary’s College, Kegalle (former) and Thalangama Central. Beloved husband of Shiranthi (Kegalu Vidyalaya) and father of Shehan, at rest with Jesus. Remains lie at House, Yatagama. Burial at family burial ground at Yatagama, Rambukkana at 3.00 p.m. on 06th March (Monday).030272

RANASINGHE – MRS. TECLA – (Retired Teacher – Christ King College, Tudella). Beloved wife of (late) Basil Dias, loving mother of Prasantha (St. Anthony’s Auto Service – Kattuwa), Dr. Shirantha (Base Hospital – Gampaha), Chrishantha (Superintendent – Chilaw Plantations), Sujeewa (Staff – St. Peter’s College, Colombo – 04), mother-in-law of Chulani (Staff, Holy Cross College, Gampaha), Manik (Staff-Holy Family Convent, Colombo – 04), Dammika, Nilruwan Fernando (Tech One Pvt. Ltd.), grandmother of Dinidha, Isindu, Minindu, Sineri, Prahith, Maneesha and Shalindi, passed away. Cortege leaves on Monday the 06th of March 2017 at 4.00 p.m. from No. 27, Fatima Road, Kanuwana, Ja-ela for burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kanuwana, Ja-ela.030289

SUBASINGHE – DOCTOR HENRY. – Retired Director, Department of Animal Production and Health, beloved husband of Kamala Subasinghe, father of Udeni and late Senaka, father-in-law of Palitha, grandfather of Anushka and Purni, uncle of Pradeep and Senani (Bake House Colombo). Remains lie at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from 5th, 8 a.m. to 6th evening. Cremation on 06th March 2017 at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Borella. (No. 32/16, Sangaraja Mawatha, Kandy).028792

WIJERATNE – BULATHSINHALAGE CHANDRA MALLIKA. Dearly beloved wife of late Dr. Hector Wijeratne, loving mother of Srimathi, Manel, Ranjani, Damayanthi and Nirmali, mother-in-law of Mahinda Illangage, Deepal (Chico), Guneratna, Amitha De Fonseka, late Dr. Chandra Waidyasekera and late Ranjith Cooray, beloved grandmother of Buveendra and Siroshni, Banuji, Sashen and Eshantha, Tanushka and Thuresh, Arjuna and Kishani, Romesh, Dinesh, Tinesh and Sadish, viewing from 9.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from Monday to Wednesday. Cortege leaves the funeral palour at 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday March 8th for cremation at 3.00 p.m. at Borella Kanatte.030319

PERERA – SHELTON, Called to eternal Rest. Beloved husband of W.D. Merle, father of Ronali & Rev. Sister Dinalika (RGS), father-in-law of Gehan Dias, grandfather of Lindy & Michelle, brother of Derrick, Concy, Ivy, Christable (Canada), Anton & Moureen, brother-in-law of W.D. Canisius (Canny’s), W.D. Nihal, Hilary (Don & Son’s), Nimalka, Shirani & Genevive. Cortege leaves residence No. 16B, St. Jude’s Road, Ederamulla, Wattala on Tuesday 7th March at 4.00 p.m. for service at St. Sebastian’s Church, Ederamulla followed by burial at Church cemetery grounds.030322.

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SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2017.

COORAY – CHRISTOPHER (C.A.C.) – Beloved husband of Maureen, loving son of late Alphonsus & Freeda Cooray, precious father of Roshini, Jude (Chaminda) and Ashani, father-in-law of Keith, Samanthi and Dr. Anthony, grandfather of Mario, Mereesha and Angelo, brother of Nihal, Prema, late Lakshman and Nilanthi, brother-in-law of Ione, Kanthi, Dishna, Marius, Esme & late Derick. Remains lie at P85, 14th Lane, Nivasiepura, Kotugoda, Ja-Ela. Cortege leaves the residence at 4 p.m. on Sunday 5th March for burial at Kotugoda Church Cemetery.030318

DE SILVA – VIOLA – Youngest daughter of late Mr & Mrs. K. Adiriyan De Silva of Warapitiya, Alutgama, beloved wife of late Mr. Tyrell J. Fernando, formerly of Laxapathiya, Moratuwa, darling mother of Prashanthi, loving mother-in-law of Mr. Harendra Ratnaweera, loving grandmother of Dinusha, Madusha and Shamika (all of Australia), passed away peacefully in Australia on 16th of February. Funeral took place on 20th of February at Northern Suburbs Crematorium, North Ryde N.S.W. Australia. Tele : +61294009663.030002

DHARMARATNE – D.A.M. – (Retired Civil Engineer). Beloved husband of Rohini (nee Morawake), father of Heshan and Umith, father-in-law of Tharanga and Niroshi. Cremation at 5.30 p.m. at Pannipitiya Cemetery on 5th March. No. 159, Borella Road, Depanama, Pannipitiya.029683

DHARMARATNE – LESLIE – The death is announced of Leslie Dharmaratne, beloved husband of Dhakshini, beloved father of Shankar and Dulan, father-in-law of Chandi and Sonela, grandfather of Anitra, Shayah and Aiden Leslie Dharmaratne. Cortege leaves residence, 204, Jayanthipura, Battaramulla, at 4 p.m. on Sunday the 5th of March 2017 for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella.030317

DISSANAYAKE – MERVYN PATRICK – Retired Engineer Railway Department. Beloved husband of Marian, precious father of Rosianne, Genevieve, Dinesh and Deshan, loving father-in-law of Jude, George, Shamalene and Nilmini, grandfather of Lyendra, Hiruni, Maldini, Lahiru, Dinimali, Malintha and Trishan, loving brother of late Justin and Philomina, brother-in-law of Sybil, late Oswin, late Sextus, Ranjie, late Christo, Christine, Noeline, Kingsley, Bede, Trisette, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 150, Maligatenna for burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery Ilukwatta, Kadugannawa on Monday 6th of March at 3.30 p.m.030296

KAMALASURIYA – JINADASA SAMAN – Retired Principal of Schools, and retired Chief Education Officer at N.I.E. and Ministry of Education. Beloved husband of Srima, loving father of Madhuka, Kasun and Sandun, father-in-law of Anura and Lakshani, much loved grandfather of Savin, Kavinu and Ranithma, passed away on 13th Feb. 2017. A private funeral was held according to his wishes. Kottawa, Pannipitiya.026711

PRASANNA – RATNAWARDENE Teacher at St. Mary’s College, Kegalle (former) and Thalangama Central. Beloved husband of Shiranthi (Kegalu Vidyalaya) and father of Shehan, at rest with Jesus. Remains lie at House, Yatagama. Burial at family burial ground at Yatagama, Rambukkana at 3.00 p.m. on 06th March (Monday).030271

RANASINGHE – MRS. TECLA – (Retired Teacher – Christ King College, Tudella). Beloved wife of (late) Basil Dias, loving mother of Prasantha (St. Anthony’s Auto Service – Kattuwa), Dr. Shirantha (Base Hospital – Gampaha), Chrishantha (Superintendent – Chilaw Plantations), Sujeewa (Staff – St. Peter’s College, Colombo – 04), mother-in-law of Chulani (Staff, Holy Cross College, Gampaha), Manik (Staff-Holy Family Convent, Colombo – 04), Dammika, Nilruwan Fernando (Tech One Pvt. Ltd.), grandmother of Dinidha, Isindu, Minindu, Sineri, Prahith, Maneesha and Shalindi has passed away. Cortege leaves on Monday the 06th of March 2017 at 4.00 p.m. from No. 27, Fatima Road, Kanuwana, Ja-ela for burial at Catholic Cemetery, Kanuwana, Ja-ela.030290

SADIKEEN – FARHANA Nee HAMEED – Beloved wife of Ilmu Sadikeen, beloved daughter of Marhoom N.M. Abdul Hameed and Marhooma Rahuma Hameed, beloved mother of Nazma and Arschad, beloved sister of Marhooma Zuri, Harees, Hanoon, Huzaira, Haleema, Marhooma Huzaima, Marhoom Haseeb, Hazeem, Marhoom Hamza, Kamarun & Faheem, sister-in-law of Marhooma Beatrice, Marhoom Mohamed, Marhoom Zuhar, Marhoom Shuhaib, Roveena, Siyama, Hamzia. Shireen, Iftikar and Najeena. Janaza took place at Chicago, USA on 02/03/2017. 248/75, Lotus Grove, Dehiwela.028992

SIVAGNANAM – FELICIA (Nee SENARATNE) – Former Teacher at Ladies College, Colombo, passed away peacefully in USA on February 26, 2017 and was cremated in accordance with her wishes. Dearly beloved wife of late Desamanya T. Sivagnanam (Siva) – CCS and former Secretary, Ministry of Mahaweli, loving mother of Nishan, Dinesh and Minoo; mother-in-law of Andrea, Shamali and Peter Hatten; darling granna of Sonja, Nishka, Nerine and Serena; sister of Gilbert, Mercy and Stanley (all deceased) and Godfrey Gunatilleke. A memorial service will be held on March 5, 2017 at 2.00 p.m. at Gaithersburg Church of the Nazarine, MD, USA. 11504 Big Piney Way, Potomac, MD 20854, USA. +1-301-765-2045. May her soul rest in peace.027865

SUBASINGHE – DOCTOR HENRY. – Retired Director, Department of Animal Production and Health, beloved husband of Kamala Subasinghe, father of Udeni and late Senaka, father-in-law of Palitha, grandfather of Anushka and Purni, uncle of Pradeep and Senani (Bake House Colombo). Remains lie at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from 5th, 8 a.m. to 6th evening. Cremation on 06th March 2017 at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Borella. (No. 32/16, Sangaraja Mawatha, Kandy).028785

THAMBIPILLAI THIRUNAVUKKARASU (former BCC Manager), expired. Son of late Mr & Mrs Thambipillai, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Arumugam, beloved husband of Pushpalakshmi, loving father of Sivashankar and Ravishankar, brother of late Viswalingam, late Mrs. Savithri Sellathurai, late Tharmalinga and Suntharalingam (Canada), father-in-law of Shashidevi and Harini, grandfather of Keithikka and Divyesh. Funeral rituals will commence at 12.00 noon on Sunday the 05th of March at his residence No. 29, Rodney Street, Cotta Road, Colombo 08 and thereafter to General Cemetery, Borella for cremation at 3.00 p.m. Contact Details: Ravishankar – 0777-381860, Sivashankar – 0772-327775.030313.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017.

FERNANDO – H. ADELINE (SITA) (Chairperson, Lionco Foam) – Beloved wife of the late Lionel Fernando (Former Director, Co-operative Federation of Ceylon), loving mother of Pinsiri (Chairman, Suncity Group), Dr Amarasiri (Canada), Sriyani, Nandani and Kumara (Managing Director, Lionco Foam), mother-in-law of Kamani, Dr Indrani (Canada), Anura Jayawickreme and Sujeewa, fond grandmother of Thushan & Nisanka, Sudeepa, Isuri, Shehan and Ishani, great grandmother of Tharun. Funeral Saturday, 4th March 2017. Cortege leaves residence 583, Old Galle Road, Horetuduwa, Moratuwa at 5 p.m. for Cremation at Gorakana Public Cemetery at 6 p.m.029073

PRASANNA – RATNAWARDENE Teacher at St. Mary’s College, Kegalle (former) and Thalangama Central. Beloved husband of Shiranthi (Kegalu Vidyalaya) and father of Shehan, at rest with Jesus. Remains lie at House, Yatagama. Burial at family burial ground at Yatagama, Rambukkana at 3.00 p.m. on 06th March (Monday).030270

GANEGODA – MABEL. Former President of the Lanka Mahila Samithi, Area President, Associated Country Women of the World Central & South Asia. Wife of late Sylvester Ganegoda, loving mother of late Sanka, Gamini, Indra, late Mark, and Manel, mother-in-law of Phyllis, Shirani, Mohini, Lakshman, Lakshmi and B.A.Husseinmiya, loving grandmother of Rohitha Ganegoda, Sidantha Ganegoda, Aloka Arachchige, Shihan Ganegoda, Geethanjalie Fernando, Mahdi & Laila Husseinmiya and Beena Narangoda, expired. Cortege leaves“Sylvestreen”, Ganegoda Estate, Off Dippitigoda Road, Dalugama, Kelaniya on Saturday 4th March at 3pm for Family Burial Grounds, St. Francis de Sales Church, Dalugama.026895

JOACHIM – MADGE (nee D’ROSAIRO). Beloved wife of Godfrey (Retired CGR Sri Lanka & Malawi), loving mother of Augustus and Joan, mother-in-law of Jenny, grandmother of Jonathan and Amelia (all of U.K.), daughter of late George and Enid, daughter-in-law of late George and Ada, sister of late Melrose Cramer, Audrey Noyahr, George and Winston (all deceased) and Anton, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Viewing, on Saturday from 10.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Cortege leaves for burial at the Anglican Section at General Cemetery, Borella at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 4th March 2017.028008

PONNIAH – STANLEY THAVAM (Retired Post and Telecommunications and ICTAD)., entered Eternal Rest with Jesus. Much loved husband of the late Ranita Jebamalar, precious and loving father of Ronnie (Dubai), Sister Shanthi Thavam (Ceylon Pentecostal Mission, Mattakkuliya), Gerald and Sounthi, beloved father-in-law of Shyamala (Dubai), son of the late John David Ponniah and late Victoria Ponniah of Tellippalai. Treasured brother of late Rajadurai, late Balasingham, late Nesarajah, late Arulrajah (all of Malaysia), late Gunarajah, late Jeyam, late Selvarasiah (UK) and of Alice Karthigesu (UK), late Thevarajah, late Jeevamalar and of Thanarajasingham of Pandaterrupu. A fond uncle to many nieces and nephews. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour. Funeral service at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday, 4th March, followed by burial at General Cemetery, Borella, Anglican Section.030181

SENTHIVEL – MR. KUMARESU (Retired Health Department Auditor), passed away on 28.02.2017. Beloved son of late Kumaresu, Sinnamma and son-in-law of late Subramaniam, Sellamma and beloved husband of Malikadevi (Retired Staff of National Savings Bank) and beloved brother of late Saraswathi, Sivayogam, Rukumani, Kandasamy, Manonmani, Veeravahu, Vetrivel, Vadivel, Puthunayagam, beloved father of Deviga (Australia), Rupika and beloved father-in-law of Prabaharan (Australia), Kathircamalan and beloved grandfather of Shangari, Saraniya (Australia), Sampurnee & Sarvothaman. Viewing at Mahinda Florist, No. 591, Galle Road, Galkissa, Mt. Lavinia on 05.032017 from 8.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon followed by Hindu rites & cremation at Galkissa Cemetery. Information – Family. Rasika Tower, No. 32 6/1, Madangahawatte Lane, Wellawatte.029976

STANLEY – AMENDRA – Beloved son of William Amendra (late) and Nellie Amendra (late), husband of Janet (late), father of Himesh, bother of Sisira, Raja, Percy, Tissa (late), Asoka (late), Punna, Dudley and Gamini, passed away peacefully on 28th February 2017, aged 78 years. He was a distinguished Old Boy of Mahinda College Galle, former District Inspector of Railways, signals and colour lights for Sri Lanka Railways. Cortege leaves residence 130, Humes Road, Galle at 4 p.m. on Saturday 4th March 2017 for Cremation at Dadalla Cemetery at 5 p.m. Tel. 0914933671. Anita Amendra.028929

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FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017.

FARHANA SADIKEEN nee HAMEED – Beloved wife of Ilmu Sadikeen, beloved daughter of Marhoom N.M. Abdul Hameed and Marhooma Rahuma Hameed, beloved mother of Nazma and Arsched, beloved sister of Marhooma, Zuri, Harees, Hanoon, Huzaira, Haleema, Marhooma Huzaima, Marhoom Haseeb, Hazeem, Marhoom Hamza, Kamarun and Faheem, sister-in-law of Marhooma Beatrice, Marhoom Mohamed, Marhoom Zuhar, Marhoom Shuhaib, Roveena, Siyama, Hamzia, Shireen, Iftikar and Najeena. Janaza will take place at Chicago, USA on 2 March 2017. 248/75, Lotus Grove, Dehiwala.028986

FERNANDO – H. ADELINE (SITA) (Chairperson, Lionco Foam) – Beloved wife of the late Lionel Fernando (Former Director, Co-operative Federation of Ceylon), loving mother of Pinsiri (Chairman, Suncity Group), Dr Amarasiri (Canada), Sriyani, Nandani and Kumara (Managing Director, Lionco Foam), mother-in-law of Kamani, Dr Indrani (Canada), Anura Jayawickreme and Sujeewa, fond grandmother of Thushan & Nisanka, Sudeepa, Isuri, Shehan and Ishani, great grandmother of Tharun. Funeral Saturday, 4th March 2017. Cortege leaves residence 583, Old Galle Road, Horetuduwa, Moratuwa at 5 p.m. for Cremation at Gorakana Public Cemetery at 6 p.m.029072

STANLEY – AMENDRA – Beloved son of William Amendra (late) and Nellie Amendra (late), husband of Janet (late), father of Himesh, bother of Sisira, Raja, Percy, Tissa (late), Asoka (late), Punna, Dudley and Gamini, passed away peacefully on 28th February 2017, aged 78 years. He was a distinguished Old Boy of Mahinda College Galle, former District Inspector of Railways, signals and colour lights for Sri Lanka Railways. Cortege leaves residence 130, Humes Road, Galle at 4 p.m. on Saturday 4th March 2017 for Cremation at Dadalla Cemetery at 5 p.m. Tel. 0914933671. Anita Amendra.028929.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017.

JOACHIM – MADGE (nee D’ROSAIRO). Beloved wife of Godfrey (Retired CGR Sri Lanka & Malawi), loving mother of Augustus and Joan, mother-in-law of Jenny, grandmother of Jonathan and Amelia (all of U.K.), daughter of late George and Enid, daughter-in-law of late George and Ada, sister of late Melrose Cramer, Audrey Noyahr, George and Winston (all deceased) and Anton, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Viewing, Friday 3rd March 12 noon to 8 p.m. & Saturday 10.30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cortege leaves for burial at the Anglican Section at General Cemetery, Borella at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 4th March 2017.028006

REV. FR. LAWRANCE JAYATHILAKA OMI, passed away. His mortal remains will be at De Mazenod House, Mattakkuliya from 6 p.m. Tuesday 28th February till 10 a.m. on Wednesday 01st March. Thereafter the body will be at St. Mary’s Church, Yattowita, Hanwella. Funeral Mass will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday 2nd March, followed by burial at Yattowita Cemetery.027275

DAISY MURIEL SEBAGNANAM. Dearly beloved wife of late Victor, loving mother of Sheila (Vellore, India), Hilda (Retired – NDB Bank) and Baskaran (Amana Takaful), mother-in-law of George (Vellore, India), late Anton and Angela, expired. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Service at 3.30 p.m. Thereafter burial at the Family Burial Grounds, Anglican Section, Kanatte, Borella on 2nd March 2017. “Himashal”, Gama Meda Road, Tudella, Ja-ela.027982

DE ROSE – CHRISTY. Beloved husband of Teresa, loving brother of Noeline & Helen and of late Therese, Nazarane, Isabel, Bernadette and Bosco. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 2nd March at 3 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic Section).027802

GUNARATNE – MRS. CHANDRA. Beloved wife of H.D. Gunaratne (Retired Publicity Officer / Asst. Operations Manager – Ports Authority), much loved mother of Dilusha, mother-in-law of Thushan Upasena (Deputy Chairman, KDU Group of Companies). Cortege leaves residence No. 428/42 C, Ranpokuna Mawatha, Pita Kotte at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday, 2nd March for cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.027759

MANIYANGAMAGE – SOMAPALA. Beloved husband of Mrs. Wimala Maniyangamage, loving father of Chamila and Sudheera, father-in-law of Amila, brother of Piyasiri, passed away. His remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella and cremation will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 2nd March at General Cemetery, Borella. 27/7, Flower Lane, Pepiliyana Road, Nugegoda.027808

RUPAWATHY PASCARADAS (BABA). Beloved wife of late Vannasamy Pascaradas (Education Dept.), beloved mother of Muhunthan (Pascoe) (Canada) Prathiba (Australia), mother-in-law of Kala and Sri Kantha, grandmother of Roshan, Nisha, Vyjayanthi and Ragavi. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Parlour. Cremation at 5 p.m. Borella Kanatte, 2nd March.027415

SIVAGNANAM – FELICIA (nee SENARATNE). Former Teacher at Ladies’ College, Colombo, passed away peacefully in USA on February 26, 2017 and was cremated in accordance with her wishes. Dearly beloved wife of late Desamanya T. Sivagnanam (Siva) – CCS and former Secretary, Ministry of Mahaweli, loving mother of Nishan, Dinesh and Minoo, mother-in-law of Andrea, Shamali and Peter Hatten, darling granna of Sonja, Nishka, Nerine and Serena, sister of Gilbert, Mercy and Stanley (all deceased) and Godfrey Gunatilleke. A memorial service will be held on March 5, 2017 at 2.00 p.m. at Gaithersburg Church of the Nazarine, MD, USA. 11504 Big Piney Way, Potomac, MD 20854, USA. +1-301-765-2045. May her soul rest in peace.027863

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017.

REV. FR. LAWRANCE JAYATHILAKA OMI, passed away. His mortal remains will be at De Mazenod House, Mattakkuliya from 6 p.m. Tuesday 28th February till 10 a.m. on Wednesday 01st March. Thereafter the body will be at St. Mary’s Church, Yattowita, Hanwella. Funeral Mass will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday 2nd March, followed by burial at Yattowita Cemetery.027273

THILAKA JAYASINGHE – Beloved wife of late Mr. Dyananda Jayasinghe, loving mother of Tilak, Ajith, Roy, Sisil, Abaya, Vijitha, Sarath, loving mother-in-law of Vichithra, Nandana, Pamela, late Marie, Preethi, Chitra, expired. Cremation at 4.00 p.m. on 01st March 2017 (Wednesday) at Gampaha, Kasagahawatta Crematorium. Tusita Bemmulla.027293

W. WALTER B. PERERA (Retired – Ministry of Health). Beloved husband of late Mrs. Irangani Perera, loving father of Ajith, Hemantha, Asela, Rohan, father-in-law of Ianthi, Samanthi, Ranjala, Menaka, passed away. Funeral on Wedsday 01st March at 12.45 p.m. at Panadura Minuwanpitiya Cemetery. Cortege leaves at 12.00 noon. No. 86/14, Fonseka Road, Walapala, Panadura. (Opposite Kovila Godella Temple, Walapala, Panadura. (Mobile- 0714144641).027257

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Posted on 26 February 2017 by TSL

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017.

ABEYSEKERA – NIMAL ST. CLAIR MENDIS (Formerly of Petroleum Corporation). Beloved husband of late Kusum, precious Thaththi of Nimalee, father-in-law of Roshan De Silva, much loved grandfather of Roshani, Rehan and Reshalee, brother of late Yvonne de Silva, Preeya and Vijitha, brother-in-law of Rienzie and Nannesti, late Ignatius, Miriam and Peonie, passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 5, Robert Place, Dehiwela on Tuesday 28th February 2017 at 2.30 p.m. for service at St. James Church, Mutwal, followed by burial at Madampitiya Cemetery.026996

BERYL DELORAINE BROHIER Beloved daughter of late Dr. Richard Leslie Brohier and Pansy Elaine Brohier nee Werkmeister, much loved sister of Yvette and late Lucien. Remains will lie at Barney Raymond’s Parlour, today 28th from 9.30 a.m. Service at 2.15 p.m. followed by cremation at 3.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Kanatte.026943

PADMA – M.D.P. DE SILVA (Retired Matron – Hospital, Balapitiya). Wife of Y.A. (Amarasena) De Silva (Retired Assistant Commissioner of Labour, Galle), mother of Tissa (Sri Lankan Airlines), Damith (Penthouse Engineering), Chamath (AMW), Kithmini (People’s Bank). Funeral Wednesday 4 p.m. Welegedera, Ahungalla.026960

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017.

PERERA – M. LAKSHMAN (Retired Additional Secretary, Ministry of Cultural Affairs). Son of late Mr. Antony Perera & Mrs. S.D. Karunawathi, beloved husband of Mrs. Sita Perera (Retired CNO National Hospital, Colombo), father of Sampath, Purnima, Jayampath & Chathurika, father-in-law of Dasun, Charitha & Gayani, loving grandfather of Damya, has passed away on 25.02.2017. Funeral ceremony will be held at General Cemetery, Aniyakanda Kandana. (TP: 011-2231019) on 01.03.2017 at 3.00 p.m.026676

PRIYADEVA – M.D. AJANTHA (Actg. Chief Executive, Lake House Properties). Loving son of Mr. Somapala and late Nandawathi, beloved husband of Janaki, father of Tirani, brother of Sirima, Kanthi, Manel and Sepalika, passed away. Final rites will be held on Wednesday 1st at 4.00 p.m. at Nawala Public Cemetery. Cortege will leave No. 29, 2nd Lane, Nawala Road, Rajagiriya at 3.30 p.m.026679

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2017.

BLOK – VINITHA (nee VITHARANA) – Formerly of the Staff of Hillwood College. Beloved wife of the late Mervyn Blok; mother of Lalith, Aruni Kasturiarachchi and Padmika Dissanaike; sister of the late Rani Atukorale, Dr. Mallik Vitharana, and Lalitha Wirasinghe, sister-in-law of the late Dr. Upali, Vijitha and Tissa; daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. W.L. Vitharana, mother-in-law of Vajira and Gishan and grandmother of Lakshani, Gyan and Avindra. Cortege leaves from 7/4, Mahamaya Mawatha, Kandy at 11.15 a.m. on 27th February 2017 for cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 12.30 p.m. No flowers by request.026645

JAYASINGHE – LAKSHMI – (Retired Teacher – Gnanodaya Maha Vidyalaya, Kaluthara). Wife of Deepal Jayasinghe (Retired Officer, People’s Bank, Kaluthara), sister of Nalini Balachandra, Vijitha Thevarapperuma (Retired Teacher) and late Gamini Senarathne, aunt of Dr. Chandima Thevarapperuma, Dr. Prasanna Paranavithana and Indika Thevarapperuma (USA). Cortege leaves residence 39, Old Ferry Road, Kalutara North for cremation at Kalutara North Cemetery at 3 p.m. on Sunday 26th of Feb. 2017.026639

JAYAWEERA – MANOHARI – Beloved wife of Edmund Glynn, wonderful loving mother of Maximillian, and precious daughter of Neville and Trixie Jayaweera, passed into glory with Jesus on February 2nd 2017. ‘Greenways’, 50, Glentrammnon Road, Orpington, Kent BR6 6DF, United Kingdom.024185

LEULA – GAMUNU BANDARA UPALI. Beloved husband of Champika and loving father of Deshani, son of late Mr. & Mrs. Dingiribanda Leula of Ketawela, Leula, much loved brother of Rohini (USA), Kanthi (USA) & Purangani, brother-in-law of Dr. Kumar David & Upali Goonewardene, passed away in Los Angeles – USA on 26th Jan. 2017. A private funeral was held according to the wishes of the family.024974

WIJEYATUNGA- SRIMATHI MADDUMA KUMARIHAMY (nee Angunawala) Retired Principal/ Teacher, Sri Pushpadana College, Kandy and Anula Vidyalaya, Nugegoda. Beloved wife of Late Tilakaratne Banda Wijeyatunga. Beloved daughter of late Mr. & Mrs. Navaratne Banda Angunawala, Loving mother of late Gnanaluxmi, late Dr. Chandrakanthi, Vishaka and Thilak (Nadun). Mother in law of G.E.M. Ekanayake, Ranjith Alawattegama and Ruvini Kuruppuarachchi. Much loved Grandmother of Sampath & Nilan, Dilini & Milinda (USA), Samangi, Semini & Sanithu. Sister of Yasawathie Mudannayake, Wickramasinghe Angunawala, Soma Ratnayake, Chandra Angunawala, D.B. Angunawala (all deceased), and of Sanath Angunawala, Merl Angunawala and Windsor Angunawala. Expired. Cortege leaves residence No: 74, Sri Dharmapala Mawatha, Asgiriya, Kandy on Sunday 26th February 2017 at 3pm. Cremation at 4pm Mahaiyawa.026364

CUMARASAMY RAJARATNAM (formerly of Grindlays Bank, Colombo). beloved husband of Jegatheeswari, loving father of Ravishankar (Australia), Gurushethran (Canada) and Chrishanthy, father-in-law of Nanthini (Australia) and Lal Senadeera, precious grandfather of Gehan, Dinosha, Abhirami, Aarani, Liam and Rylee, passed away. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 27th February 2017 for Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte – Hindu Section at 78, 37th Lane, Colombo 06.026673

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2017.

REV. FR. GABRIEL NANAYAKKARA O.M.I. passed away. His remains lie at Fatima Church, Deans Road, Maradana. Funeral Mass at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 25th followed by burial at the General Cemetery, Borella. Fr. Provincial.026620

REV. FR. JOSEPH (JOE) FERNANDO – of the Archdiocese of Colombo was called to Eternal Rest on the 23rd February 2017. His Mortal remains will lie in state at SEDEC, Kynsey Road, Friday, 24th February 8.30 a.m. to 3.15 p.m. Thereafter will be transferred to the Archbishop’s House Chapel, Borella. At 7 p.m. the body will be taken to St. Sebastian’s Church, Sea Street, Negombo. Requiem Mass will be at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday, 25th February 2017, followed by Burial. Rev. Fr. Joe Fernando was born on 25th September 1925 and was ordained on 17th March 1949. He is the son of Mr Paulu Gabriel Fernando and Mrs Ambrosia Lembert.025439

DE SILVA – LALITH RANJITH (L.R. De Silva) (Rtd. Director J.A. De Silva Group of Companies), loving husband of Jinapalie De Silva (Rtd. Teacher Nalanda College), father of Majila, Osheni, Kalindi and Ruchira, father-in-law of Samudu De Silva and Manupatel, loving brother of late Gamini, Vasantha, Anula and Ananda, passed away. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 25th at 4.15 p.m. for cremation at Nawala Cemetery at 5 p.m. 31/12-B, 1st Lane, Narahenpita Rd, Nawala.025505

HURULLE – MALINEE (nee GALAGODA). Beloved wife of late E.L.B. Hurulle, mother of Maya, Deepthi, Themiya, Vajira and Kanishka, mother-in-law of late Lee Madawala and of Harindra Dunuwille, Premalal Galagoda, Shalini, Pia and Dilshara. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 25th February from 9 a.m onwards. Cremation on Sunday 26th February at 11.30 a.m. at Borella Kanatte. (No flowers by request).026471

LEULA – GAMUNU BANDARA UPALI. Beloved husband of Champika and loving father of Deshani, son of late Mr. & Mrs. Dingiribanda Leula of Ketawela, Leula, much loved brother of Rohini (USA), Kanthi (USA) & Purangani, brother-in-law of Dr. Kumar David & Upali Goonewardene, passed away in Los Angeles – USA on 26th Jan. 2017. A private funeral was held according to the wishes of the family.024980

LOKUGAMAGE – Mr. S.E. (Retired Lecturer, School of Corporation, Polgolla), Beloved husband of Leela, loving father of Mahendra Prasad (USA) and Manori Gunathilake (Australia), father-in-law of late Sumithra (USA) and Janaka (Australia), precious grandfather of Melissa, Ryan and Jasmy, son of the late Mr and late Mrs D.M.A. Yapa (Misihamu) of Bambarenda Ratmale, brother of late Mrs E.L.G. Sumanawathi, late Mrs. Prema Samarakkody, Mr. P.E. Lokugamage and Mrs. Srima Weeraratne, expired. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on February 25th from 8.00 a.m. Thereafter cortege leaves parlour on same day at 5.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella, Crematorium at 6 p.m.025543

MUNASINGHA – PALITHA SARATHNATHA MUNASINGHA. Beloved husband of Irangani, loving father of Iyanthi Weerakoon, Indika (Manager – Pan Asia – Branch Nawala), brother of Chandrika Perera, brother-in-law of late Bolwin Perera, father-in-law of Buddhika Weerakoon (Deputy General Manager, Horana Plantations) and Dhanesha Dharmatilleke, precious seeya of Thinula, Omesh and Dineth. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Saturday 25th February for cremation at the Panthiya General Cemetery, Mathugama, Katugahahena Walawwa, Magthugama.026377

PATTIYAGE MAHESH RANJULA PEIRIS – Beloved husband of Anishka (nee Senaratne), loving father of Achini (HSBC), Ishani and Sashen, son of late Almon Peiris (Opposition Leader of Western Provincial Council) and Thilaka, son-in-law of Mr Derick & Chithrani Senarath, brother of Indika (Savira Constructions), brother-in-law of Dr Sandakalee Munasinghe, Johann and Niluka, Ranjan Dissabandara and Dhanusha, Pradeep and Anusha. His remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 24th and 25th February till 12.00 noon and Burial at Mirihana Cemetery at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday, 25th February 2017.025672

WIJEYATUNGA- SRIMATHI MADDUMA KUMARIHAMY (nee Angunawala) Retired Principal/ Teacher, Sri Pushpadana College, Kandy and Anula Vidyalaya, Nugegoda. Beloved wife of Late Tilakaratne Banda Wijeyatunga. Beloved daughter of late Mr. & Mrs. Navaratne Banda Angunawala, Loving mother of late Gnanaluxmi, late Dr. Chandrakanthi, Vishaka and Thilak (Nadun). Mother in law of G.E.M. Ekanayake, Ranjith Alawattegama and Ruvini Kuruppuarachchi. Much loved Grandmother of Sampath & Nilan, Dilini & Milinda (USA), Samangi, Semini & Sanithu. Sister of Yasawathie Mudannayake, Wickramasinghe Angunawala, Soma Ratnayake, Chandra Angunawala, D.B. Angunawala (all deceased), and of Sanath Angunawala, Merl Angunawala and Windsor Angunawala. Expired. Cortege leaves residence No: 74, Sri Dharmapala Mawatha, Asgiriya, Kandy on Sunday 26th February 2017 at 3pm. Cremation at 4pm Mahaiyawa.026363

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2017.

DE SILVA, MANIK – Beloved father of Druvi and Kishan, loved brother of late Indira, Anil and Ajit, passed away. Cortege leaves Gods Little Acre, No. 83, Galpitahaboda Road, Kadalana, Moratuwa at 3.00 p.m. on Friday, 24th February 2017, for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m. No flowers by request.025781

REV. FR. JOSEPH (JOE) FERNANDO – of the Archdiocese of Colombo was called to Eternal Rest on the 23rd February 2017. His Mortal remains will lie in state at SEDEC, Kynsey Road, Friday, 24th February 8.30 a.m. to 3.15 p.m. Thereafter will be transferred to the Archbishop’s House Chapel, Borella. At 7 p.m. the body will be taken to St. Sebastian’s Church, Sea Street, Negombo. Requiem Mass will be at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday, 25th February 2017, followed by Burial. Rev. Fr. Joe Fernando was born on 25th September 1925 and was ordained on 17th March 1949. He is the son of Mr Paulu Gabriel Fernando and Mrs Ambrosia Lembert.025433

DE SILVA – LALITH RANJITH (L.R. De Silva) (Rtd. Director J.A. De Silva Group of Companies), loving husband of Jinapalie De Silva (Rtd. Teacher Nalanda College), father of Majila, Osheni, Kalindi and Ruchira, father-in-law of Samudu De Silva and Manupatel, loving brother of late Gamini, Vasantha, Anula and Ananda, passed away. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 25th at 4.15 p.m. for cremation at Nawala Cemetery at 5 p.m. 31/12-B, 1st Lane, Narahenpita Rd, Nawala.025505

FERNANDO – MISS KAMALA PRABHASRI (PRABHA) Ladies College. Loving daughter of late Mr & Mrs E.V. Fernando, sister of Rukmani Fernando retired Teacher, Sumiththa Fernando (Canada) and Tusetha Fernando retired Teacher Sirisewali Maha Vidyalaya, Nalluruwa, passed away. Funeral Friday 24th February at 3 p.m. at Panadura Minuwanpitiya Cemetery. Cortege leaves 2 p.m. 33, “Temple View”, Walapala, Panadura.024491

LOKUGAMAGE – Mr. S.E. (Retired Lecturer, School of Corporation, Polgolla), Beloved husband of Leela, loving father of Mahendra Prasad (USA) and Manori Gunathilake (Australia), father-in-law of late Sumithra (USA) and Janaka (Australia), precious grandfather of Melissa, Ryan and Jasmy, son of the late Mr and late Mrs D.M.A. Yapa (Misihamu) of Bambarenda Ratmale, brother of late Mrs E.L.G. Sumanawathi, late Mrs. Prema Samarakkody, Mr. P.E. Lokugamage and Mrs. Srima Weeraratne, expired. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on February 25th from 8.00 a.m. Thereafter cortege leaves parlour on same day at 5.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella, Crematorium at 6 p.m.025543PATTIYAGE MAHESH RANJULA PEIRIS – Beloved husband of Anishka (nee Senaratne), loving father of Achini (HSBC), Ishani and Sashen, son of late Almon Peiris (Opposition Leader of Western Provincial Council) and Thilaka, son-in-law of Mr Derick & Chithrani Senarath, brother of Indika (Savira Constructions), brother-in-law of Dr Sandakalee Munasinghe, Johann and Niluka, Ranjan Dissabandara and Dhanusha, Pradeep and Anusha. His remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 24th and 25th February till 12.00 noon and Burial at Mirihana Cemetery at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday, 25th February 2017.025672

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017.

AIYADORAI – R. DAVID (Rtd. Chairman Belcon Agency Pvt. Ltd.), loving husband of late Rebecca (nee Roche), caring father of Sharon, Belan, Joel and Jonathan, kind father-in-law of Rajan and Joanne, dearest brother of Josophine, Basil, Richard, Freddy, Mallika, Lucy and Ruth. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Parlour Borella. Funeral Service and burial at Borella Kanatte at 3.00 p.m. Friday 24th Februray.024679

CHITRA DAYARATNE – Beloved wife of late B.E Walter, mother of Sajith Lakmal, Sashika Rukmal, B.S. Lakmal, mother-in-law of Shyama and Upeksha of 247, Vihara Mawatha, Hunupitiya, Wattala, expired. Funeral will take place at Hunupitiya General Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. on 23rd Thursday. 0716899818.024531

CHRISTIE – DAVID – Sheila Dorothy Vivienne (nee Vannitamby) born 01.04.1928, passed away peacefully on the 19th of February in Sydney, Australia. Wife of the late Fred Christie-David, most loved mother of Clement, Harold, Deanna Sathanandan, Shirani Cullen, Trevor & Noel, mother-in-law of Shiranie, Daphne, Shankar, Ramani & Selvi (All of Sydney, Australia), much loved grandmother of Dinuke, Aaron, Shaun, Vinod, Sujith, Andrea, Deshanie, Sean, Marcus, Tara, Damien, Eden, Darshika, Nirosha, late Christopher, Anita & Shane and loving great grandmother of 11 great grandchildren, sister of Douglas, Elmo, Lloyd, Noeline, James & John (all deceased), sister-in-law of Leela, late Sarojini, Doris, Leela & Late Beaulah. May her soul rest in peace. Funeral service to take place at St. Anne’s Anglican Church (Cnr Beresford Rd & 42 Homebush Road) Strathfield on Saturday the 25th February at 10.00 am and thereafter for cremation at Rookwood Memorial Gardens & Crematorium South Chapel, Memorial Avenue, Rookwood Cemetery. Email: n​o​e​l​.​c​d​@​h​o​t​m​a​i​l​.​c​o​m​024360

FERNANDO – MISS KAMALA PRABHASRI (PRABHA) Ladies College. Loving daughter of late Mr & Mrs E.V. Fernando, sister of Rukmani Fernando retired Teacher, Sumiththa Fernando (Canada) and Tusetha Fernando retired Teacher Sirisewali Maha Vidyalaya, Nalluruwa, passed away. Funeral Friday 24th February at 3 p.m. at Panadura Minuwanpitiya Cemetery. Cortege leaves 2 p.m. 33, “Temple View”, Walapala, Panadura.024491

JAYAWEERA – MANOHARI – Beloved wife of Edmund Glynn, wonderful loving mother of Maximillian and precious daughter of Neville and Trixie Jayaweera, passed into glory with Jesus on February 2nd 2017. “Greenways”, 50, Glentrammon Road, Orpington, Kent BR6 6DF United Kingdom.024186

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017.

ALUWIHARE- SAROJINI MALLIKA KUMARI – Beloved wife of late Mr. Ananda Aluwihare, Attorney-at-law and retired District Judge, loving mother of Pandula, Anoma and Mahesh loving mother-in-law of Ajith Tennakoon, Neelamani and shriyangi, loving grandmother of Tiwanka, Aroshi, Himesh, Manthish, Achinthya and Sanjana. Cortege will leaves residence No.149, Mangala Mawatha, Mahaweli Uyana, Watapuluwa, Kandy at 2.30pm on Wednesday, 22nd February for cremation at the general cemetery Mahaiyawa (3.30pm)024017

DESAMANYA – AL-HAJ Dr. A.M.M. SAHABDEEN (Former Member of the Ceylon Civil Service), Chairman A.M.M. Sahabdeen Trust Foundation, Chairman of Sifani and Majeedsons Ltd., Author of The Circle of Lives, The Sufi Docrine in Tamil Literature and Beyond the Horizon, passed away peacefully on 21st February 2017. Dearly beloved husband of Sitti Ruchia (Halida), loving father of Rizvan (Sifani) and Samiya Noordeen (Barrister-at-Law) and father-in-law of Dr Hilali Noordeen (UK) and Fathima Rizvan (UK), everloving grandfather of Saajid and Raaid Sahabdeen, Suleyman, Ruqayyah and Haroun Noordeen, beloved son of the late Al-Haj Abdul Majeed and Hajiani Shaharwan Abdul Majeed, Gampola and son-in-law of the late Al-Haj S.M. Jabir and late Hajiani Jabir of China Fort, Beruwala. Loving brother of Noor Arash, Al-Haj Mubarak, Al-Haj Jamaldeen, A.M. Zubair, Farida Jauffer, A.M.A. Nishtar, A.M. Azad, A.M.M. Iqbal and Ismath Majeed, brother-in-law of Haniya, Zeenia, Ayne, Dr. A.R.M. Jawfer, Hafsa, Fazeena, Imarah, late I.L.A. Caffoor and late Fahima Iqbal, brother-in-law of the late Al-Haj Nowfel Jabir, late Al-Haj Hussain and late Laila Hussain and late Ansar Jabir, late Nizam Jabir, late Ismath Jabir, Fahmy Jabir, Fowzia Nowfel Jabir, Jasmin Hassan, Siyana Zawahir, Fareeha Kiad and Farhana Azmi. Janaza leaves residence 30/12, Bagatalle Road, Colombo 03 at 6.00 p.m. on Wednesday 22nd February 2017, for Burial at Jawatta Muslim Burial Ground. “Inna Lillahi Wa-inna Ilaihi raji-un” “Verily”, we are from God and unto Him we shall return.024252

DIAS, FREDERICK LESLIE (Colombo) – At Rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Dorothy, loving brother of Lilian, late Noel & late Merlyn, Eric, Catherin and George, dearly beloved father of Maxwell (Freight Links Int’l Pte. Ltd.), Gladstone, Desmond (Brown & Co. PLC) and Shiromie (Canada), father-in-law of Christine, Sumithra, Moira and Marlon (Canada), loving grandfather of Shenal, Natasha & Rukshan, Sonali, Dilesh & Dinuka, Dinel, Dion, Dilkushi and Shewon (Canada) and great grandfather of Raenella. Remains will lie at AF Raymond Funeral Parlour from 12.30 p.m. onwards from Monday 20th February until the 22nd. Cortege leaves the Parlour on the same day at 3.30 p.m. for Service at St. Michael & All Angels Church, Polwatte at 4.00 p.m. thereafter burial at 5.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Borella. No. 39/34, Nelson Lane, Colombo 03. Tel. 0112542293.023747

PUSSELLA – MR D.M. TISSA BANDARA – (Retired Senior Superintendent of Police). Loving husband of Mercy Pussella, beloved father, father-in-law of Manel & Karunaratna, Lalith & Indunil, Mahinda & Kumari, Damayanthi & Daya, Muditha & Indrani, Zaman & Chandrika, precious grandfather of Buddhika, Ravi, Dulmini, Hasitha, Rajitha, Lakmini, Nadini, Heshala, Sajini, Navodya, Thanushka & Avishka, great grandfather of Nanuk, expired. Cremation on 22.02.2017 at General Cemetery, Kurunegala at 5.00 p.m. No. 20, Sri Vajiragnana Mw., Negombo Rd., Kurunegala.023872

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21. 2017.

DIAS, FREDERICK LESLIE (Colombo) – At Rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Dorothy, loving brother of Lilian, late Noel & late Merlyn, Eric, Catherin and George, dearly beloved father of Maxwell (Freight Links Int’l Pte. Ltd.), Gladstone, Desmond (Brown & Co. PLC) and Shiromie (Canada), father-in-law of Christine, Sumithra, Moira and Marlon (Canada), loving grandfather of Shenal, Natasha & Rukshan, Sonali, Dilesh & Dinuka, Dinel, Dion, Dilkushi and Shewon (Canada) and great grandfather of Raenella. Remains will lie at AF Raymond Funeral Parlour from 12.30 p.m. onwards from Monday 20th February until the 22nd. Cortege leaves the Parlour on the same day at 3.30 p.m. for Service at St. Michael & All Angels Church, Polwatte at 4.00 p.m. thereafter burial at 5.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Borella. No. 39/34, Nelson Lane, Colombo 03. Tel. 0112542293.023747

KAILASAPILLAI – V (KAILAS) (Retired Deputy Chairman, John Keells Holdings PLC). Beloved husband of Abirami (Kamala), loving father of Aravinthan and Arunthathi, father-in-law of Yaso and Siva Selliah, brother of Dr. V. Ambalavanar, precious grandfather of Ashwin, Suhasini and Guhan, brother-in-law of Sivakami, Mrs. Ammaiappar (Vadaku Veedu), Mankayatkarasi, Sangarapillai, Kumarasamy and Sivamalar. Remains lie at 24 Deal Place ‘A’ Colombo 03. Cortege leaves residence at 10.45 a.m. on Tuesday 21st for cremation at 11.30 a.m. at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Hindu Section). Entrance through main gate023642

PUSSELLA – MR D.M. TISSA BANDARA – (Retired Senior Superintendent of Police). Loving husband of Mercy Pussella, beloved father, father-in-law of Manel & Karunaratna, Lalith & Indunil, Mahinda & Kumari, Damayanthi & Daya, Muditha & Indrani, Zaman & Chandrika, precious grandfather of Buddhika, Ravi, Dulmini, Hasitha, Rajitha, Lakmini, Nadini, Heshala, Sajini, Navodya, Thanushka & Avishka, great grandfather of Nanuk, expired. Cremation on 22.02.2017 at General Cemetery, Kurunegala at 5.00 p.m. No. 20, Sri Vajiragnana Mw., Negombo Rd., Kurunegala.023872

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BALAPATABEDI – D.A. – Retired Chief Post Master – Panadura. Beloved husband of Mangalika, loving father of Ruchira, loving son of late Arnolis Silva and Seeli Jayasuriya, brother of late Suguna, Leelasena and Yasa, brother-in-law of Pali Cooray, expired. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Gorakana, Panadura. Funeral on Monday 20th February 2017. 0715459271.023635

DE SILVA – HEMA – (Retired Teacher) of Poramba, Ambalangoda. Wife of late D.A. Mahindaratna (formerly of Ceylon Cold Stores), beloved mother of Anura Dedigamuwa (Retired Principal), Tilak (USA), Upul (Hirdaramani), Geeta (Canada), Saman and late Shyamalee, mother-in-law of Iranganie (Retired Teacher), Shivanthi (USA), Kumari (BOI), Kusum Lokuliyana (Canada), Lanka (SPC), passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence at 5.00 p.m. on (Monday) the 20th February, 2017, for cremation at Thalawathugoda Crematorium. 282A, Lumbini Place, Hokandara Road, Thalawathugoda. 077-7530989.023638

DE SILVA – WALTER THOMAS – Dearly beloved husband of Bessie, loving father of Pradeep (Australia), Dilukshi (Central Finance) & Sanjeewa (NTB), beloved father-in-law of Shalini (Australia), Nalin (Abans) & Dinali, expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatta (RC Section) at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 20th. No flowers please.023640

KAILASAPILLAI – V (KAILAS) (Retired Deputy Chairman, John Keells Holdings PLC). Beloved husband of Abirami (Kamala), loving father of Aravinthan and Arunthathi, father-in-law of Yaso and Siva Selliah, brother of Dr. V. Ambalavanar, precious grandmother of Ashwin, Suhasini and Guhan, brother-in-law of Sivakami, Mrs. Ammaiappar (Vadaku Veedu), Mankayatkarasi, Sangarapillai, Kumarasamy and Sivamalar. Remains lie at 24 Deal Place ‘A’ Colombo 03. Cortege leaves residence at 10.45 a.m. on Tuesday 21st for cremation at 11.30 a.m. at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Hindu Section). Entrance through main gate023642

MENDIS – B.D. BANDUSIRI – (CYRIL MENDIS). Retired Head Guard, Sri Lanka Railway Department. Beloved husband of Laskhmi, loving father of Mahesh and Ramesh, loving father-in-law of Vishaka and Amalika, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence 39, Hill Street, Dehiwala. Cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. on 20/2/2017.023634

PEIRIS – KENNETH (BUDGIE) – Beloved husband of Premanie Peiris (Ex Unilver, Sri Lanka), father of Samanthi Somaweera (Travel Arcade), Aruni Peiris (American Center, Colombo) & Senaka Peiris (Ceat Sri Lanka), father-in-law of late Gingi Somaweera, Lashan Senevirathne (businessman) & Julianne Perera (Lyceum Wattala), brother of Ronnie Peiris & Erland Peiris, loving grandfather of Shevanka, Shenal, Imanka, Inuk & Arith. Cortege leaves residence 57/16, Nimala Maria Mawatha, Hendala, Wattala for burial at Baptist Church, Kerawalapitiya on Monday 20th February 2017 at 3.30 p.m.023639

SENEVIRATNE – BERNEDETTE FLORISON (nee FERNANDO) BERNEI. Beloved wife of late Victor, loving mother of Srimalie, Jayanthi, Pauline, Rohan and Romaine, sister of Rex Fernando and late Eva, Clarence, Danister, Wally and Eunice, mother-in-law of Merril, Rohan and Nilanthi, darling Granny of Niroshini, Gihan, Ashanthi, Dinesha, Neleke, Ruwan, Gayani, Thushara, Shanaka, Gayan and Rochelle. Cortege leaves the residence No. 112, St. Mary’s Road, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15 on Monday 20th February 2017 at 4.00 p.m. for burial at the Madampitiya Cemetery.023641

DARYANANI – TECKCHAND JIWATRAM RAM. Beloved husband of Rupa, loving father of Nirmala (Canada), Hiro and Narain, father-in-law of Selvakumar (Canada), Asha (India) and Jothi, loving grandfather of Keeshan (Canada), Mandy (Canada), Harain, Heshma (India), Amith (India) and Amrit. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds’s Funeral Parlour on Sunday 19th February 2017 from 10.00 a.m. onwards. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella (Hindu Section) at 4.00 p.m. on Monday, 20th February 2017. Cortege leaves funeral parlour on Monday 20th February 2017 at 3.30 p.m.023643

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2017. 

REV. SR. HENRY of Jesus Perera [Bernadette Perera] called to Eternal Rest. Funeral Mass on Saturday 18th February at 3.00 p.m. Burial at R.C. Cemetery, Wennappuwa. Holy Family Provincialate, 90/1, Rosmead Place, Colombo 07.023113

COOKE – DR REGINALD RATNARAJA (Retired, Senior Consultant Surgeon, National Cancer Hospital, Maharagama). Son of late Dr Gunaratnam Cooke and Gladys Lolita nee Paul, loving husband of Pathmini nee Edwards, father of Neal Jitendra, Roy Dharmendra and Richard Ravendra, father-in-law of Yalini, Dushianthi and Romayne, grandfather of Dylan, Mithran, Romina, Sabrina, Isabel and Rebecca, brother of Balasundari Arulpragasam and Mohini Crossette – Thambiah. Remains lie at 77/3, Ward Place, Colombo 7 from 9.00 a.m. on Saturday 18th February. Service at 3.00 p.m. followed by a private burial at the Anglican Section, General Cemetery, Kanatte.021858

DE SILVA – MRS. INDRA – Beloved wife of late W.P.P. De Silva (Willie), much loved mother of Sumuk and Sonnali, mother-in-law of Chandana and Ruwanthi, sister of Uvindra and Ravindra, sister-in-law of Bennette and Nihal, darling grandmother of Shevon, Devin and Seth. Remains lie at Residence No. 03, Suramya Road, Wattegedera, Maharagama. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 18th February for cremation at the General Cemetey, Borella at 4.00 p.m.020992

HAPUARACHCHI – MANEL – Dearly beloved wife of late Carlo Hapuarachchi and loving mother of Nilanthi, Lalith and Kishan, daughter-in-law of Chammi, dearly beloved grandmother of Dulanjali, Achintha, Kavindu and Kavya, expired on 16th February 2017. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Burial will take place on 18th February 2017 at 5.00 p.m. at Roman Catholic Section, General Cemetery, Borella Kanatte.023258

HERFT – SHIRLEY ZOHARA – The death is announced of Shirley Zohara Herft – wife of late Desmond Herft, loving mother of Denver and Minnelli, mother-in-law of Shehani Herft and Shane Bahar. Sister-in-law of Brian & Sylverine Herft & Aloma Herft, beloved grandmother of Nicolena, Joseph Rodrigo, Shenelle and Sienna, sister of Gnei Oneza Buckman, Gnei Zeenia Rajap, late Gnei Fareena Abeywardana, Gnei Fawziya Sawal, Tuan Yaheya Maharoof Jamion and Sidney Jamion. Cortege leaves residence 44/7, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Hendala, Wattala at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 20th for burial at Nayakakanda.023458

ROBERTS – DAVID MANFRED. Beloved son of Lina and Sumedha, much loved brother of Yolande, Tony, Patrick, Nanette, Barbara, Christine and Dennis, passed away after a brief illness, in Fiji. His remains will be cremated in Fiji and his ashes will be flown home to Sri Lanka.022733

WIJESURIYA – JOSEPH ALOYSIOUS – (Ex-Sri Lnaka Navy / Engineer, Ceylon Cold Stores). Dearly beloved husband of Angella Claudette, beloved father of Niranjan (Sadaharitha Plantation), Jude Lasantha (Richard Peiris Distributors), Niranjala (Wycherlly International), Lasanthie and Dilrukshi (St. Thomas’ International), loving father-in-law of Lilanthi, Dr. Roshanie Solanga (M.O.H. Ragama), Air Commodore Clyde Weerakoon (Air Force), Aruna Perera (Synergy Shipping) and Dihan Perera (Living Centers Pvt. Ltd),. and everloving grandchildren. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 13/3, Thomas Cardinal Cooray Mawatha, Ragama for burial at St. Peter and Paul Church family burialground.022762

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017. 

WIJERATNE – RANJANI – Beloved wife of Susantha, mother of Viraj (OZO Colombo), Pujitha (MAS Capital), mother-in-law of Agra (Cinnamon Air), Udhara (Colombo Medical Faculty), grandmother of Minuthi and Binura, expired on 9th February morning after a brief illness. In accordance with her wishes cremation took place on the same evening at the Galkissa Crematorium. The family members wish to thank all those who attended the funeral at short notice and for the numerous assistance given to us during this period of grief. We deeply regret our inability to thank each and everyone individually. 124, Saman Mawatha, Sirimal Uyana, Ratmalana.021074

COOKE – DR REGINALD RATNARAJA (Retired, Senior Consultant Surgeon, National Cancer Hospital, Maharagama). Son of late Dr Gunaratnam Cooke and Gladys Lolita nee Paul, loving husband of Pathmini nee Edwards, father of Neal Jitendra, Roy Dharmendra and Richard Ravendra, father-in-law of Yalini, Dushianthi and Romayne, grandfather of Dylan, Mithran, Romina, Sabrina, Isabel and Rebecca, brother of Balasundari Arulpragasam and Mohini Crossette – Thambiah. Remains lie at 77/3, Ward Place, Colombo 7 from 9.00 a.m. on Saturday 18th February. Service at 3.00 p.m. followed by a private burial at the Anglican Section, General Cemetery, Kanatte.021858

DE SILVA – MRS. INDRA – Beloved wife of late W.P.P. De Silva (Willie), much loved mother of Sumuk and Sonnali, mother-in-law of Chandana and Ruwanthi, sister of Uvindra and Ravindra, sister-in-law of Bennette and Nihal, darling grandmother of Shevon, Devin and Seth. Remains lie at Residence No. 03, Suramya Road, Wattegedera, Maharagama. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 18th February for cremation at the General Cemetey, Borella at 4.00 p.m.020992

ISAAC – SELVANAYAGAM – Isaac Master. (Former Teacher and Lecturer, Jaffna College – Secondary and Undergraduate Section, Vaddukoddai and former Vice Principal, Zambia College of Agriculture, Monze), passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 5, 2017 in Toronto, Canada aged 92. Beloved husband of late Sarojini (Nee Rajaratnam), Cherished father of Mano (Australia), David (New Zealand), Prema (New Zealand) and Shanth (Zambia), Father-in-law of Dhaya (Australia), Ulla (Germany), Ravi (New Zealand) and Priscilla (Zambia), Proud grandfather of Perona and Nev (Australia), Leila (Germany), Roshan (New Zealand), Jimmy, David and Bupe (all of Zambia). According to his wishes, a Church Service was held on February 8, 2017 at Midland Park Baptist Church, Toronto, followed by burial at Pine Ridge Cemetery in Pickering, Toronto, Canada. Tributes can be emailed to t​r​i​b​u​t​e​s​.​s​e​l​v​a​i​s​a​a​c​@​g​m​a​i​l​.​c​o​m​ Australian, Canadian and UK papers please copy.021708

PAKTSUN – CHRISTOPHER (CHRISTO) – (Ex. Sri Lanka Air Force). At Rest with Jesus. Loving son of late Vernon (Teddy) and Carol, beloved husband of Doreen and much loved father of Dilan, Dilshan and late Dilruk, everloving brother of Kenneth, Anslem, Cecil, Ralph and Annette, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 18th February. Burial at 4.30 p.m. at Amandoluwa Cemetery. No. 10/29, Jayawardenapura, Amandoluwa, Seeduwa.021330

PERERA – MAHAWATTAGE HENRY EDWARD. Dearly beloved husband of Patricia, loving father of Milroy, Geethani, Jagath, father-in-law of Seetha, Keerthi, Surina, loving grandfather of Madushi, Dushan, Prasansana, Anjello, Imesh, Dhanushi, Thiwanka, loving brother of (late) Wilbert (late) Austin, Lionel and Hector, passed away peacefully on 15th February. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 18th February at 3.30 p.m. Burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kaluwarippuwa East, Katana.021867

SENANAYAKE – NIMAL – (People’s Bank). Dearly beloved husband of Yasoma, loving father of Chanaka and Dr. Chaturi (USA), Kanishka and Dushani (Canada), loving grandfather of Dinithi, Dineth,Venuk and Diyenka, brother of Ranjith, Rupa,late Ananda, Dr. Mallika (Canada) and Janitha, brother-in-law of Nandaseeli, Anil, Dr. Asoka (Canada), Stephen, Priyadarshani and Dr. Thilak. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cortege leaves Funeral Parlour on Friday 17th at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella Crematorium.021243

SLEMMERMANN – OLGA (Nee TRANCHELL), 85, passed with peace and grace on February 15, 2017. Predeceased by her loving husband Leslie, loving mother of Jerome, Cedric, Wellington, Roger and Dexter, loving mother-in-law of Malkanthi, Eileen, Pushpa, Hasanthi, Pearl and Shirley, loving grandmother of Joanna, Julian, Jolin, Jamian, Jonathan, Jason, Shehan, Ruth, Sussana and Shannon. The funeral cortege will leave at 3 p.m. from Jayarathne Funeral Florists, Kalubowila to Kohuwela Burial Ground on the 17th of February. Phone: 0716566534 – (Roger).021212

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017. 

GUNASEKERA – JOSEPH GODFREY – Retired Senior Superintendent of Police. Husband of Yamuna Barathi, brother of Raja and Mallika, brother-in-law of Manell and Nissanka, expired. Remains lie at Barney Raymond Parlour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday 16th February. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella.021248

PEIRIS – MRS. AMITHA of Aluthgama – Loving daughter of late Mr & Mrs E.H. Covis De Silva, dearly beloved wife of late Mr. L.C.H. Peiris, loving mother of Baddrika, Buddhimanie, Sassie, Kapila, Jaikishan and Navindra, loving mother-in-law of Anura, Sepalee, Chathra and Maheshi, loving archchie of Ramindu, Chatherine, Hiyanthi, Nayanthi, Nethulya and Dinaya, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 32A, Attidiya Road, Ratmalana at 4.00 p.m. on 16th February 2017, for cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. No flowers by request. 020784.021249

SENANAYAKE – NIMAL – (People’s Bank). Dearly beloved husband of Yasoma, loving father of Chanaka and Dr. Chaturi (USA), Kanishka and Dushani (Canada), loving grandfather of Dinithi, Dineth,Venuk and Diyenka, brother of Ranjith, Rupa,late Ananda, Dr. Mallika (Canada) and Janitha, brother-in-law of Nandaseeli, Anil, Dr. Asoka (Canada), Stephen, Priyadarshani and Dr. Thilak. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cortege leaves Funeral Parlour on Friday 17th at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella Crematorium.021241

GAMPALAGE WIJETHUNGA (Jayalanka Bake House, Nugegoda) – Beloved husband of Seelawathi, loving father of Dr Swarna (LRH), Nandakumara (Engineer – Australia), Punya (Canada), Nayana Sagarika (Vishaka Vidyalaya, Colombo), Geethika (Hidramani – Maharagama), loving father-in-law of Dr. Dharshana (NHSL – Colombo), Dr. Muthumuni (Canada), Gamini (Italy), Wasantha (Education Officer – Nivithigala) Chamilka (Global Tex), expired. Cremation at Borella Cemetery on 16th February at 6 p.m. No. 17/7, Maliban Arama Road Beddagana, Pitakotte.021102

PERERA – (R.A.S.) – SIRI – (Formerly at Air Ceylon and Oman Aviation). Beloved husband of Kusum, loving father of Champa, Asoka and Rasika, father-in-law of Rohan, Vajira and Lasitha, brother-in-law of Chandra, Manel, Dr. Dooldeniya, Indrani (UK), Srimath, Enid, Siril (UK), Dr. Dora and Senaka (UK), grandfather of Dilan, Harini, Mithila, Akila, Dinath and Asell, expired. Cremation at General Cemetery Mount Lavinia on 17th at 5.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence 31, Jayasumanarama Road, Ratmalana at 3.45 p.m.021220

SLEMMERMANN – OLGA (Nee TRANCHELL), 85, passed with peace and grace on February 15, 2017. Predeceased by her loving husband Leslie, loving mother of Jerome, Cedric, Wellington, Roger and Dexter, loving mother-in-law of Malkanthi, Eileen, Pushpa, Hasanthi, Pearl and Shirley, loving grandmother of Joanna, Julian, Jolin, Jamian, Jonathan, Jason, Shehan, Ruth, Sussana and Shannon. The funeral cortege will leave at 3 p.m. from Jayarathne Funeral Florists, Kalubowila to Kohuwela Burial Ground on the 17th of February. Phone: 0716566534 – (Roger).021212

WETTASINGHE – MYRTLE (nee COSTA) at Rest with Jesus – Ever loving wife of Mervyn Wettasinghe, darling mother of Manique & Mohini, mother-in-law of Rahim Yaseen, dearly beloved daughter of late Michael & Emily Costa and daughter-in-law of late Vincent & Theresa Wettasinghe, loving sister of Dr Phyllis & late Dapne, sister-in-law of Michael Fernando, John Silva, Vernon Wettasinghe, Eileen Dabera, Eva Tilakawardane, Gladys Wijemanne, Leonard Wettasinghe (all deceased) and of Hyacinth (Canada). Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 16th February at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 5 p.m.020987

YASAWATHIE ARIYASIRI (Retired Teacher) – Beloved wife of late Mr. H.P. Ariyasiri, loving mother of Damitha, Tamara, Lalitha and Gayani, loving mother-in-law of Ramani, Atula Wijesuriya, Paba and Indika Kathriarachchi, expired. Remains lie at 551/3, De Soysa Road, Molpe, Moratuwa. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 16th February at 3.45 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Mount-Lavinia at 5.00 p.m.021099.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

DE ALWIS – CLINTON – Beloved husband of Manel, loving father of Sharon, late Cheryll, Sriyanthi and Chris, father-in-law of Laleen Fonseka, Dinesh Perera and Samanmalie Chandrasiri, brother of late Lance, Derek and Shiromi Jayaratne, expired. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday 14th February. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 16th February for burial at the Jawatte Cemetery, Colombo 5.020387

MEDIS – DASUN THARAKA – (Photographer – Dasun Studio / 1100 Studio, Old Boy – Wesley College, Colombo 09). Beloved son of Sudath Medis and Ashoka Jeewarani Perera (Israel), loving brother of Sanju (Pizza Hut – Moratuwa) and Elisha (Methodist College, Colombo 3), grandson of (late) Herby Medis and Ruvini Medis, (Late) Wimalasena Perera and Girly Jayasekera. Called to rest with Lord Jesus Christ. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday (today) 15th February at 3.30 p.m. for the service at the Methodist Church, Moratumulla and thereafter for the Interment at the Cemetery. No. 3/1, Puwakgahathotupala Road, Puwakaramba, Moratuwa.020591

PEIRIS – MRS. AMITHA of Aluthgama – Loving daughter of late Mr. & Mrs E.H. Covis De Silva, dearly beloved wife of late Mr. L.C.H. Peiris (Chandra), loving mother of Baddrika, Buddhimanie, Sassie, Kapila, Jaikishan and Navindra, loving mother-in-law of Anura, Sepalee, Chathra and Maheshi, loving Archchie of Ramindu, Chathrinie, Hiyanthi, Nayanthi, Nethulya and Dinaya, expired. Funeral arrangement will be notified later. No flowers by request.020784

PEREIRA – LENNIE – Beloved husband of late Kanthi (Nee Blok), father of Niroshan, father-in-law of Amila, loving grandfather of Thiyago, brother of late Vernon. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 15th February for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 4.30 p.m.020725

REV. FR. EDWARD XAVIER SDB – Rest in Peace. We are saddened by the sudden demise of our beloved Confrere Rev. Fr. Edward Xavier, SDB, son of Mr. Maria Sebastian and Mrs. Rosammal of Nagarkovil, South India. He was a Missionary from The Salesian Province of Annei Vellanganni, Trichuchy, South India. He was attached to Don Bosco Chinthanaloka at Kotadeniyawa, SL. He was sent to earth on 20th October 1949. Religious Profession: 24th May 1975. Priestly Ordination : 18th December 1984. Call for Heavenly reward: at 3.30 a.m. 13th February 2017. His mortal remains will be transferred to Trichuchy, South India for Interment at AMSAM Trichuchy at 3.00 p.m. on 15th February. Salesian Provincial in Sri Lanka. (Rev. Fr. Joseph Almeda, Provincial).020752

Shantha Harischandra (Former Hatton National Bank)- Husband of Suyama, father of Amangi (Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services (Pvt) Ltd) and Samith (R.C.C.I). Funeral on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Cortege leaves 22/2, Wijerama Lane, Gangodawila, Nugegoda at 3.00pm for cremation at Udahamulla Cemetery.020404

SOUNDY – MARLENE – ELIZABETH – Wife of Richard and mother of Sam and Jonthan, expired on Sunday 12th Februray. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour on Wednesday 15th February from 2 p.m. Cortege leaves from the Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 15th February for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 5 p.m.020454

VANHOFF – MAUREEN (nee GRAND) – Beloved wife of late Franklin, loving mother of Roville (Attuna Lanka) and Tania (Australia), mother-in-law of Roshani and Roger, sister of late Bertram, Gerry and of Pearl. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Wednesday the 15th February at 4 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Kanatta, Borella (General Christian Section).020375

WEERATUNGE – MRS. ROHINI – (Retired Teacher, Southlands, Galle). Wife of late Samarasena Weeratunge (Retired Teacher, Southlands, Galle), mother of Dilusha (Dept. of Agriculture, Kandy) & Jayan (Dialog, Dematagoda), mother-in-law of Nalin Weeratunge (Computer Services, Kandy), & Nisansala (Gen. Hospital, Colombo), sister of Chandralatha Iddagoda, Nihal Mawella, Manel Karunaratne, Sathmini Dias Lokupitiya & Prof. Jagath Ananda Mawella (UK). Funeral will take place at 4 p.m. at Dadalla Cemetery, Galle on Wednesday the 15th February. Cortege leaves at 3.15 p.m. from 35, Karapitiya Watte, Godakanda Road, Karapitiya, Galle.020663

WETTASINGHE – MYRTLE (Nee COSTA) – At Rest with Jesus – Everloving wife of Mervyn Wettasinghe, darling mother of Manique & Mohini, mother-in-law of Rahim Yaseen, dearly beloved daughter of late Michael & Emily Costa and daughter-in-law of late Vincent & Theresa Wettasinghe, loving sister of Dr. Phyllis & late Daphne, sister-in-law of Michael Fernando, John Silva, Vernon Wettasinghe, Eileen Dabera, Eva Tilakawardane, Gladys Wijemanne, Leonard Wettasinghe (all deceased), and of Hyacinth (Canada). Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from Wednesday 15th February from 12.00 noon onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Thursday 16th February 2017 at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 5 p.m.020697

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

ABEYEWARDENE – CARYL. Darling wife of Amarasiri (Stafford International School), mother of Arindra (Australia) and Cheryl, mother-in-law of Dimuthu and Shiraj, loving Archchi of Shanaya, Malik (Stafford) and Jaydon, sister of Corinne, Keith and late Dillan. Remains lie at the residence at No. 15/3, 10th Lane, Colombo 3 from 1.00 p.m. on Monday 13th February. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at 3.00 p.m. at the residence on Tuesday 14th February, thereafter cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. for burial at Borella cemetery at 4.30 p.m.020148

BANDARA (R.I.B.H.) Ratnamalala Irugal Bandaralage Hemakeerthi – Retired Asst. Superintendent of Surveys. Dearly beloved husband of Leela (nee Iddawela) much loved father of Duminda and Sreeni (USA), father-in-law of Sajeewani and Chanaka Ekanayake (USA), Cherised grand father of Cameron, Derrick and Samantha (USA). Expired on 11.02.2017 , cortege leaves residence No: 126/D, Kurunduwatte Road, Peradeniya on 15.02.2017 at 5 pm. for cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 6.30 pm.020398

COORAY – RANJAN – Beloved son of the late P.A. Cooray and Laura Cooray of Kalutara. Dearly beloved husband of Therese (nee Ratnayake), brother of The late Dr. Marie Dabrera, Quintus (State Attorney), Nixita Abeysekera and Rohan (Attorney-at-Law). Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Burial at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 14th February 2017, at the General Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section), Borella.020385

DE ALWIS – CLINTON – Beloved husband of Manel, loving father of Sharon, late Cheryll, Sriyanthi and Chris, father-in-law of Laleen Fonseka, Dinesh Perera and Samanmalie Chandrasiri, brother of late Lance, Derek and Shiromi Jayaratne, expired. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday 14th February. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 16th February for burial at the Jawatte Cemetery, Colombo 5.020387

Shantha Harischandra (Former Hatton National Bank)- Husband of Suyama, father of Amangi (Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services (Pvt) Ltd) and Samith (R.C.C.I). Funeral on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Cortege leaves 22/2, Wijerama Lane, Gangodawila, Nugegoda at 3.00pm for cremation at Udahamulla Cemetery.020404

VANHOFF – MAUREEN (nee GRAND) – Beloved wife of late Franklin, loving mother of Roville (Attuna Lanka) and Tania (Australia), mother-in-law of Roshani and Roger, sister of late Bertram, Gerry and of Pearl. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Wednesday the 15th February at 4 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Kanatta, Borella (General Christian Section).020375

REV. SR. FELICIA KARUNARATNE F.M.M. was called to her Eternal Reward. She served the congregation in various capacities. She was the provincial superior of Sri Lanka from 1979-1987. Funeral mass is at 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday the 14th February 2017 at “St.Joseph’s Convent”, Brook-Side, Piliyandala. Tel. 011-2615364. Sadly missed by Maxi Karunaratne (brother), Rita (sister), nieces, nephews and their families.020176

SOUNDY – MARLENE – ELIZABETH – Wife of Richard and mother of Sam and Jonthan, expired on Sunday 12th Februray. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour on Wednesday 15th February from 2 p.m. Cortege leaves from the Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 15th February for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 5 p.m.020453

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Monday, February 13, 2017.

ABEYEWARDENE – CARYL. Darling wife of Amarasiri (Stafford International School), mother of Arindra (Australia) and Cheryl, mother-in-law of Dimuthu and Shiraj, loving Archchi of Shanaya, Malik (Stafford) and Jaydon, sister of Corinne, Keith and late Dillan. Remains lie at the residence at No. 15/3, 10th Lane, Colombo 3 from 1.00 p.m. on Monday 13th February. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at 3.00 p.m. at the residence on Tuesday 14th February, thereafter cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. for burial at Borella cemetery at 4.30 p.m.020148

MIHINDUKULASURIYA (Nee DE SILVA) MYSTICA – loving wife of Shehan (Union Assurance) and beloved mother of Avith (Lyceum International, Wattala); daughter of Ronald de Silva (Print Connection) and Jacintha (Casiechetty); sister of Annemarie Basnayake; daughter-in-law of Virgil Mihindukulasuriya (Attorney-at-Law) and Jacintha, expired. Funeral Service at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday the 14th February 2017, at No. 217/2, Jayasinghe Street, (opposite Nayakakanda Convent), Wattala. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella Christian Section at 5.30 p.m.020142

PIETERSZ – SYBIL MARY (nee PIERIS), called to eternal rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of Shayne Pietersz (Baur & Co. Ltd.), precious mother of Jevon & Jehan, loving daughter of late Mr. J. Pieris and late Mrs. K. Pieris, loving daughter-in-law of late Kingsley Pietersz and Charmaine Pietersz, loving sister of Lourdes and Jenette, loving sister-in-law of Marven & Judy, Dave & Sriyanthi, Kershel & Jennifer and Gerard and late Tally. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour at 4.00 p.m. for burial on Monday the 13th February 2017 at General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m.020146

SENEVIRATHNE – WASANTHA. Former member Urban Council, Kegalle. Loving husband of Malini, beloved father and father-in-law of Ausantha and Dilani USA, brother of Neville (Ex Commercial Bank), Upali (ex Peradeniya University), Shirley (former Chairman UC, Kegalle and former M.P. Kegalle district), Asoka, proprietor of Oriental Motors, expired. Remains lie at No. 7 Albert Seneviratne Mawatha, Kegalle. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 13th at 5.30 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery, Kegalle at 6.00 p.m.020143

SIRIWARDENA – NIMAL. Beloved husband of K. D. Champa, loving father of Avanthi and Kasun Siriwardena. Remains lie at 51/6B, Dambahena Road, Dimitiyagahawatte Lane, Maharagama. Funeral will take place on 13th February 2017 at Godigamuwa General Cemetery, Maharagama at 6.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 5.00 p.m. Sadly missed by the loving family, relatives and friends.020149.

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Sunday, 12 February, 2017.

AMARASEKARA – LAKSHMI RAMANI. Beloved wife of C.D.M. Amarasekara (Maliban Biscuirts, Lion Muni), loving mother of Chanaka Amarasekara (IFS), sister of Asoka Gunasekera (Engineer), Pushpajini Fernando (Australia), loving mother-in-law of Manori Niroshini Rupasinghe (Kelaniya / Sandalankawa), loving grandmother of Minugi & Randira, sister-in-law of Farrinton Fernando (Aus.) & Manohari Gunasekera, expired. Cremation at Thalawathugoda Cemetery on 12/02/2017 Sunday at 3 p.m. Cortege leaves at 2 p.m. from 286/4A, Lumbini Place, Hokandara Road, Thalawathugoda.020068

DR MOHAMMED NAFICK BURHAN – Former Senior Consultant Surgeon National Hospital Colombo, dearly beloved husband of Constance (nee Seneviratne), loving father of Shiranee, Indranee and Mohan, father-in-law of Ajit (deceased) Rohana and Ruki, dearly beloved grandfather of Deepti, Roshitha, Suranjit, Nishan, Rohithe and Natasha and great-grandfather of Rhea and Rorick, passed away peacefully on the 5th of February 2017 at his request a private burial was held on the 5th of February 2017 at Kuppiyawatta Burial Ground Colombo.020124

KIRINDE – MRS CLARA (retired Teacher – Vidyartha College, Kandy). Beloved wife of late Wickramasingha Kirinde, beloved mother of Indrani, late Indranath, Sriyani, Manoranjanee, Chandrali, Dulani, Ranjan & Dushyanthi, beloved mother-in-law of Parakrama, Thalatha, Shantha, Sugath, Buddhi, Joey & Athula, beloved Athtammi of Aroshi, Sharada, Indumali, Aroshan, Namali Karindra, Chandani, Eranga, Roshan, Charuka, Charani, Moshin, Achira and Kanchana, passed away peacefully at the age of 102 years on the 10th of February 2017. Funeral will take place on Sunday 12th at 4 p.m. for cremation at Kanatte Borella. Cortege leaves at 3 p.m. from 373/45, Embuldeniya Patumaga, Embuldeniya, Nugegoda 020065

MAHADEVA – RUPAVATHY – Beloved wife of the late Dr. K.Mahadeva; precious mother of Nimala, Shivajini & Manoranjan; mother-in-law of Viren Wallooppillai, S. Lingeswaran & Donna Mahadeva; most loving grandmother of Shayami, Dharshini, Sanjeevan, Arvind & Danielle; grandmother-in-law of Sudharman Thanabalasundrum & Kumar Sathianathan; great-grandmother (lovingly known as “Great”) of Monisha & Ishani, passed away peacefully on February 4th, 2017. 141, Hickory Lane, Georgetown, TX 78633, USA. 017386

MIHINDUKULASURIYA (Nee DE SILVA) MYSTICA – loving wife of Shehan (Union Assurance) and beloved mother of Avith (Lyceum International, Wattala); daughter of Ronald de Silva (Print Connection) and Jacintha (Casiechetty); sister of Annemarie Basnayake; daughter-in-law of Virgil Mihindukulasuriya (Attorney-at-Law) and Jacintha, expired. Funeral Service at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday the 14th February 2017, at No. 217/2, Jayasinghe Street, (opposite Nayakakanda Convent), Wattala. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella Christian Section at 5.30 p.m.020141

NAOTUNNA – LALITHA MANORANJANI – Ratnapura. Beloved daughter of late Mr N.P.G. Appusingno & Mrs Ariyawathi Naotunna, sister of late Sepala, Kusum, Chula, Meththani & Kapila Naotunna, sister-in-law of Siransi & Manel, expired. Cremation at Ratnapura General Cemetery on Sunday 12th February at 5.00 p.m. (No. 54, Goodshed Road, Ratnapura).020015

RANARAJA SANKISSA – passed away from a motor accident. Deeply loved husband of Rita Shyamali. Loving father of Tania and father-in-law of Srimevan Wanduragala. Son of Late T.B and Soma Ranaraja. Brother of Soma Ranatunga (late), Ananda (late), Wimala Walaswawa (late), Mahasena and Chitrajeewa. Funeral was held on January 05. 116A, Kurunegala Road, Katugastota. Email: tania.ranaraja@gmail.com (UK, USA, Canada, Australia papers please copy).


Death Acknowledgements

RAJAPOOVATHY THAMOTHARAMPILLAI – MAY PHILOMENA – The family members of late POOVATHY THAMOTHARAMPILLAI express our gratitude to all those who rallied around us during the bereavement with words of encouragement and prayers. We thank sincerely all the medical staff, Youth for Christ, relatives, friends and the clergy for helping in many ways. We greatly appreciate all the support extended to us too, and regret our inability to thank individually. May God bless you all. “Ranistan” Station Road, Mannar.020125

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2017. 

AMARASEKARA – LAKSHMI RAMANI. Beloved wife of C.D.M. Amareasekara (Maliban Biscuirts, Lion Muni), loving mother of Chanaka Amarasekara (IFS), sister of Asoka Gunasekera (Engineer), Pushpajini Fernando (Australia), loving mother-in-law of Manori Niroshini Rupasinghe (Kelaniya / Sandalankawa), loving grandmother of Minugi & Randira, sister-in-law of Sarrinton Fernando (Aus.) & Manohari Gunasekera, expired. Cremation at Thalawathugoda Cemetery on 12/02/2017 Sunday at 3 p.m. Cortege leaves at 2 p.m. from 286/4A, Lumbini Place, Hokandara Road, Thalawathugoda.020067

KIRINDE – MRS CLARA (retired Teacher – Vidyartha College, Kandy). Beloved wife of late Wickramasingha Kirinde, beloved mother of Indrani, late Indranath, Sriyani, Manoranjanee, Chandrali, Dulani, Ranjan & Dushyanthi, beloved mother-in-law of Parakrama, Thalatha, Shantha, Sugath, Buddhi, Joey & Athula, beloved Athtammi of Aroshi, Sharada, Indumali, Aroshan, Namali Karindra, Chandani, Eranga, Roshan, Charuka, Charani, Moshin, Achira and Kanchana, passed away peacefully at the age of 102 years on the 10th of February 2017. Funeral will take place on Sunday 12th at 4 p.m. for cremation at Kanatte Borella. Cortege leaves at 3 p.m. from 373/45, Embuldeniya Patumaga, Embuldeniya, Nugegoda.020063

MAHADEVA – RUPAVATHY – Beloved wife of the late Dr. K.Mahadeva; precious mother of Nimala, Shivajini & Manoranjan; mother-in-law of Viren Wallooppillai, S. Lingeswaran & Donna Mahadeva; most loving grandmother of Shayami, Dharshini, Sanjeevan, Arvind & Danielle; grandmother-in-law of Sudharman Thanabalasundrum & Kumar Sathianathan; great-grandmother (lovingly known as “Great”) of Monisha & Ishani, passed away peacefully on February 4th, 2017. 141, Hickory Lane, Georgetown, TX 78633, USA.017389

MALLIKARACHCHI – DIAS (Doctor) – Beloved husband of Jayanthie, loving father of Chanki (Presidential Secretariat), Gehan (X-Cendant Pvt Ltd), father-in-law of Ravi de Silva (Lanka Commodity Brokers Ltd) and Dr Jayamini (National Dental Hospital), expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 108/2, Temple Road, Thalapathpitiya, Nugegoda on 11th Saturday February at 5.15 p.m. for Cremation at Thalapathpitiya Cemetery.018467

MATHIASZ – CLAIRE (MARY). Beloved wife of the late Rev. Vernon Mathiasz – General Secretary – United Pentecostal Church. Loving mother of Herman (Jilo), Brian, Bernadine, Suzanne, Steve, mother-in-law of Hema, Manel, Sumith, Lalith, Wendy, grandmother of 15 grandchildren, great-grandmother of 3 great grandchildren. Funeral Service at United Pentecostal Church, No. 01, Templer Place, Mount Lavinia on 11-02-2017 at 3.00 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia at 4.30 p.m. Contact: 0775830074 / 0772775166.019557

NAOTUNNA – LALITHA MANORANJANI – Ratnapura. Beloved daughter of late Mr N.P.G. Appusingno & Mrs Ariyawathi Naotunna, sister of late Sepala, Kusum, Chula, Meththani & Kapila Naotunna, sister-in-law of Siransi & Manel, expired. Cremation at Ratnapura General Cemetery on Sunday 12th February at 5.00 p.m. (No. 54, Goodshed Road, Ratnapura).019118

RATWATTE – WINNIE at Rest with Jesus – Dearly beloved wife of Dr. Asoka Ratwatte, loving mother of Dilani, Dr. Hiran, Aruni, Kolitha, Nalaka and loving mother-in-law of Dr. Inji Wijegunaratne, Dhilakshini, Rohan De Alwis, Harshani, Ruwani and Cherished grandmother of Asantha, Niroshan, Gehan, Dr Malinga, Arjuna, Kavindha, Shenelka, Chenuka, Chenukshi, Priyanjali, Tasha, Rahul and loving sister of late Girlie, late Annette, late Phyllis, late Rita, Stanley, late Florence, Monica, Bridget, Therese. Last respects can be paid at the family residence 52/2, Rubberwatte Road, Nedimala, Dehiwala on Thursday 9th February from 11.30 a.m. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 11th February at 1.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte, Borella at 3 p.m.017556

THAMPAPILLAI – JEEVA (nee PONNIAH). Beloved wife of Thangarajah (Thangam), mother of Rohan and Charmaine, mother-in-law of Vino and Johann, grandmother of Seraah, sister of Malar Kanagasabai, late Richard, late Walter and Ada Elliot, Thanga, late Ponna Sella Mark, late Thurairatnam, Nesa Deva, Selwyn, late Guna, Geetha Watt, late Pakki and late Ranji. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Service at the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 11th February. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on same day for burial at the Kotikawatta Baptist Church Burial Ground, Kotikawatta.019121

THOTAWATTEGE – YAMUNA. Beloved wife of Milroy Fernando (Sales Manager, Penguin Industries), loving mother of Melissa & Minuli (St. Bridget’s Convent), daughter of Deepal Thotawattege (Rtd. Administrative Asst. Petroleum Corporation) & Kenil Thotawattege, daughter-in-law of Christable & late Merril Fernando, sister of Indumini (Executive Officer BOC, Milagiriya Branch), sister-in-law of Maxwell (Proprietor MRM Enterprises), Marshall (Restaurant Manager, RIU Hotel Resort, Ahungalla) & Lakmal Wickremesinghe (Executive Officer Primary Dealer Unit, BOC Head Office), expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella from 10 a.m. on Friday. Cortege leaves Parlour at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at Kanatte Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday. Tel: 0771348686 – Milroy, 0777259009 – Maxwell.019350

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Friday, February 10, 2017 

MALLIKARACHCHI – DIAS (Dr.) – Beloved husband of Jayanthie, loving father of Chanki (Presidential Secretariat), Gehan (X-Gerdant Pvt Ltd), father-in-law of Ravi de Silva (Lanka Commodity Brokers Ltd) and Dr Jayamini (National Dental Hospital), expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 108/2, Temple Road, Thalapathpitiya, Nugegoda on 11th Saturday February at 5.15 p.m. for Cremation at Thalapathpitiya Cemetery.018467

MATIASZ – CLAIRE (MARY). Beloved wife of the late Rev. Vernon Mathiasz – General Secretary – United Pentecostal Church. Loving mother of Herman (Jilo), Brian, Bernadine, Suzanne, Steve, mother-in-law of Hema, Manel, Sumith, Lalith, Wendy, grandmother of 15 grandchildren, great-grandmother of 3 great grandchildren. Funeral Service at United Pentecostal Church, No. 01, Templer Place, Mount Lavinia on 11-02-2017 at 3.00 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia at 4.00 p.m. Contact: 0775830074 / 0772775166.019556

NAOTUNNA – LALITHA MANORANJANI – Ratnapura. Beloved daughter of late Mr N.P.G. Appusingno & Mrs Ariyawathi Naotunna, sister of late Sepala, Kasun, Chula, Meththani & Kapila Naotunna, sister-in-law of Siransi & Manel, expired. Cremation at Ratnapura General Cemetery on Sunday 12th February at 5.00 p.m. (No. 54, Goodshed Road, Ratnapura).019118

PERERA – HERBERT (W.R.H.). Beloved husband of late Kamini (nee Amerasinghe), loving father of Premila & Wirendre, father-in-law of Jane, grandfather to William, Adele & Rachel, passed away peacefully on 7th February. Remains lie at residence 102/4, Cotta Road, Colombo 08, from 9.30 a.m. on Friday, 10th February. Cortege leaves the residence at 2.30 p.m. on the same day for cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte at 3 p.m.017916

RATWATTE – WINNIE at Rest with Jesus – Dearly beloved wife of Dr. Asoka Ratwatte, loving mother of Dilani, Dr. Hiran, Aruni, Kolitha, Nalaka and loving mother-in-law of Dr. Inji Wijegunaratne, Dhilakshini, Rohan De Alwis, Harshani, Ruwani and Cherished grandmother of Asantha, Niroshan, Gehan, Dr Malinga, Arjuna, Kavindha, Shenelka, Chenuka, Chenukshi, Priyanjali, Tasha, Rahul and loving sister of late Girlie, late Annette, late Phyllis, late Rita, Stanley, late Florence, Monica, Bridget, Therese. Last respects can be paid at the family residence 52/2, Rubberwatte Road, Nedimala, Dehiwala on Thursday 9th February from 11.30 a.m. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 11th February at 1.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte, Borella at 3 p.m.017556

THAMPAPILLAI – JEEVA (nee PONNIAH). Beloved wife of Thangarajah (Thangam), mother of Rohan and Charmaine, mother-in-law of Vino and Johann, grandmother of Seraah, sister of Malar Kanagasabai, late Richard, late Walter and Ada Elliot, Thanga, late Ponna Sella Mark, late Thurairatnam, Nesa Deva, Selwyn, late Guna, Geeth Watta, late Pakki and late Ranji. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Service at the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 11th February. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on same day for burial at the Kotikawatta Baptist Church Burial Ground, Kotikawatta.019121

THOTAWATTEGE – YAMUNA. Beloved wife of Milroy Fernando (Sales Manager, Penguin Industries), loving mother of Melissa & Minuli (St. Bridget’s Convent), daughter of Deepal Thotawattege (Rtd. Administrative Asst. Petroleum Corporation) & Kenil Thotawattege, daughter-in-law of Christable & late Merril Fernando, sister of Indumini (Executive Officer BOC, Milagiriya Branch), sister-in-law of Maxwell (Proprietor MRM Enterprises), Marshall (Restaurant Manager, RIU Hotel Resort, Ahungalla) & Lakmal Wickremesinghe (Executive Officer Primary Dealer Unit, BOC Head Office), expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella from 10 a.m. on Friday. Cortege leaves Parlour at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at Kanatte Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday. Tel: 0771348686 – Milroy, 0777259009 – Maxwell.019350

WEERASINGHE – ROLAND (R.E.P.). Dearly beloved husband of Augusta, beloved father of Rohitha, Priyanthi, Tilak and Mangalie, father-in-law of Namalie, late Srimath, late Kumari and Sirimal, beloved grandfather of Sriyan, Pasangi, Srithika, Lahiru, Shamil, Shenali, Sathya, Nithya and Kaveen. Cortege leaves residence on 11th February 2017 at 4 p.m. for funeral services at Wennappuwa Cemetery. Address – 104, Kadawatha Road, Wennappuwa.019125

WICKREMATUNGA – EVELYN MARY DE SILVA – At Rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of late Anslem De Silva Wickrematunga (Bank of Ceylon), precious mother of Dagma (retired – Teacher – Sacred Heart Convent, Galle), Daphne (retired Ceylon Petroleum Corporation), Terence, Rev. Fr. Vernon Wickrematunga (U.S.A.), Shirani (Ceylon Petroleum Corporation), Rohan and Manel, loving mother-in-law of late Ariyadasa Kariyawasam, most loving grandmother of Chamila and Tyronne (U.K.), Thilan and Dhakshina (Australia), Nirmalee (Central Bank) and Rukshan (Commercial Bank – Ragama), Dinithi and Kavinda (U.K.), Maheesha (Gateway – Dehiwala) and Roshan (Commercial Bank – Wellawatta), darling great-grandmother of Mithesha (Ave Maria Convent, Negombo), Tianna (U.K.), Dinan (St. Joseph’s College, Maradana), Nathan (U.K.), Nathaniya, Jaiden (Australia), Mickayla (U.K.) and Tiasha. Cortege leaves residence 52/1, “May-Lynne”, Colombo Road, Kaluwella, Galle on Saturday the 11th of February at 9.00 a.m. for St. Mary’s Cathedral, Galle, and thereafter for burial at Dadalla Cemetery, Galle.019122.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017.

DE LAMBERT – RITA JAYASEELI. Wife of late Denzil De Lambert, loving mother of Jiva (U.K.), Deluxan (Italy) and Janaka, loving mother-in-law of Tijna, Shalima and Eshani, loving grandma of Sandrine, Davon, Junia, Enosh & James, expired. Cortege leaves Western Funeral Parlour, Negombo on Thursday 9th February, 2017 at 4.00 p.m. for burial at Our Lady of Snow’s Church Cemetery, Periyamulla, Negombo.017822

FERNANDO – LAKMINI. Dearly beloved wife of Piyal, beloved mother of Doctor Radanika and Danukshika, beloved daughter of Dr Thistle and Amara Jayawardane, daughter-in-law of Naline and of late Oswald Fernando, loving sister of Dr Dharine, Chalaka and sister-in-law of Mohan, Sharmini and Nilanthi, loving aunty of Dulantha, Dr Nileishika, Tharaka, Dasharatha, Nilomi and Shanith. Cortege leaves residence on the 9th at 3.30 p.m. Funeral Service is at 4.00 p.m. at Christ Church, Dehiwala. 37/1-G, Huludagoda Terrace, Mount Lavinia. Telephone: 0773650048..017576

FERNANDO – MISS JENNIFER – At rest with Jesus. Beloved daughter of late Shelton and Mary Fernando, precious sister of Bernard Melrose, Tyronne, Audrey, late Ingrid, Errol and Tony, sadly missed by nieces, nephews and rest of the family. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3 p.m. on Thursday 09th February for burial at Church of SS Mary and John, Nugegoda at 4 p.m. No flowers by request. All donations to the National Council for Child and Youth Welfare – Moratuwa Home for the Special Education.017680

MAHADEVA – RUPAVATHY – Beloved wife of the late Dr. K.Mahadeva; precious mother of Nimala, Shivajini & Manoranjan; mother-in-law of Viren Wallooppillai, S. Lingeswaran & Donna Mahadeva; most loving grandmother of Shayami, Dharshini, Sanjeevan, Arvind & Danielle; grandmother-in-law of Sudharman Thanabalasundrum & Kumar Sathianathan; great-grandmother (lovingly known as “Great”) of Monisha & Ishani, passed away peacefully on February 4th, 2017. 141, Hickory Lane, Georgetown, TX 78633, USA.017393

PERERA – HERBERT (W.R.H.). Beloved husband of late Kamini (nee Amerasinghe), loving father of Premila & Wirendre, father-in-law of Jane, grandfather to William, Adele & Rachel, passed away peacefully on 7th February. Remains lie at residence 102/4, Cotta Road, Colombo 08, from 9.30 a.m. on Friday, 10th February. Cortege leaves the residence at 2.30 p.m. on the same day for cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte at 3 p.m.017916

RATWATTE – WINNIE at Rest with Jesus – Dearly beloved wife of Dr. Asoka Ratwatte, loving mother of Dilani, Dr. Hiran, Aruni, Kolitha, Nalaka and loving mother-in-law of Dr. Inji Wijegunaratne, Dhilakshini, Rohan De Alwis, Harshani, Ruwani and Cherished grandmother of Asantha, Niroshan, Gehan, Dr Malinga, Arjuna, Kavindha, Shenelka, Chenuka, Chenukshi, Priyanjali, Tasha, Rahul and loving sister of late Girlie, late Annette, late Phyllis, late Rita, Stanley, late Florence, Monica, Bridget, Therese. Last respects can be paid at the family residence 52/2, Rubberwatte Road, Nedimala, Dehiwala on Thursday 9th February from 11.30 a.m. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 11th February at 1.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte, Borella at 3 p.m.017556

RAJESWARAN – MR P. – J.P. (Retired Telecom Engineer). Mr P. RAJESWARAN – J.P. passed away on 8th February 2017 in Colombo. He is beloved husband of Gnanasothyammah, loving father of R. Bhavananthan (Director Finance – IDAC (Pvt) Ltd., father-in-law of Kausala, grandfather of Yathursan (Royal College, Colombo). Funeral will take place at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella, today (9th Feb.) at 4 p.m. – Hindu Section.018203

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017.

AMBEPITIYA – KUSHANTHI PRADEEKA Beloved wife of Osmand Karandana, loving mother of Diloka Nipuni (Commercial Bank Panadura), Gayathra Sewwanda (Connaissance De Ceylon), loving daughter of Garvin Ambepitiya, passed away. Cremation on 8th Wednesday 4.00 p.m. at Horana Crematorium, No. 423/7, Ranawiru Padmalal Mw, Meemana, Pokunuwita.017397

FERNANDO – LAKMINI. Dearly beloved wife of Piyal, beloved mother of Doctor Radanika and Danushika, beloved daughter of Dr Thistle and Amara Jayawardane, daughter-in-law of Naline and of late Oswald Fernando, loving sister of Dr Dharine, Chalaka and sister-in-law of Mohan, Sharmini and Nilanthi, loving aunty of Dulantha, Dr Nileishika, Tharaka, Dasharatha, Nilomi and Shanith. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. Funeral Service is at 4.00 p.m. at Christ Church, Dehiwala. 37/1-G, Huludagoda Terrace, Mount Lavinia. Telephone: 0773650048.017576

FERNANDO – MRS CATHEREEN (nee ROSA) – At rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Lloyd Fernando, precious mother of Jayantha (TVS Agent Seeduwa), Nirmala, Lilanthi, Marina, Sriyantha and Devika, loving mother-in-law of Sellicia, Raja, Pradeepa, Malcom and the late Yasaswin and Shantha. Cortege leaves residence “Asiri”, Seeduwa South, Seeduwa on Wednesday the 8th February at 4 p.m. to Methodist Church, Seeduwa and thereafter for Burial at Methodist Cemetery at Seeduwa.017081

MAHADEVA – RUPAVATHY – Beloved wife of the late Dr. K.Mahadeva; precious mother of Nimala, Shivajini & Manoranjan; mother-in-law of Viren Wallooppillai, S. Lingeswaran & Donna Mahadeva; most loving grandmother of Shayami, Dharshini, Sanjeevan, Arvind & Danielle; grandmother-in-law of Sudharman Thanabalasundrum & Kumar Sathianathan; great-grandmother (lovingly known as “Great”) of Monisha & Ishani, passed away peacefully on February 4th, 2017. 141, Hickory Lane, Georgetown, TX 78633, USA.017393

RAMYA SENEVIRATNE – 52 of 74/2C, Prathibimbarama Road, Kalubowila, passed away on 6th February 2017. Beloved wife of Jayandra Seneviratne, mother of Shannon Seneviratne (Passed Pupil Methodist College) and daughter-in-law of Mr and Mrs Jane Seneviratne, daughter of late Mr and Mrs Vidanage of Matara, sister of Mr Wimalasena (Kelaniya), Mr Ariyasena (Matara), Mr Karunasena (Dubai), Mr Bonny (Pannipitiya), Mr Abeypala (Nittambuwa), Mr Ratnasiri (Wanawasala). Funeral at Mahinda Florist, Mount Lavinia. Service will be held on Wednesday 8th February at 1.30 p.m. Cortege will leave Parlour at 2.30 p.m. for Burial at Anglical Section, General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m.017162

RATWATTE – WINNE at Rest with Jesus – Dearly beloved wife of Dr. Asoka Ratwatte, loving mother of Dilani, Dr. Hiran, Aruni, Kolitha, Nalaka and loving mother-in-law of Dr. Inji Wijegunaratne, Dhilakshini, Rohan De Alwis, Harshani, Ruwani and Cherished grandmother of Asantha, Niroshan, Gehan, Dr Malinga, Arjuna, Kavindha, Shenelka, Chenuka, Chenukshi, Priyanjali, Tasha, Rahul and loving sister of late Girlie, late Annette, late Phyllis, late Rita, Stanley, late Florence, Monica, Bridget, Therese. Last respects can be paid at the family residence 52/2, Rubberwatte Road, Nedimala, Dehiwala on Thursday 9th February from 11.30 a.m. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 11th February at 1.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte, Borella at 3 p.m.017556

SENAKE HORDAGODA – Loving husband of Asha, loving son of late Julius and Tina Hordagoda, loving father of Andre, Marcus and Melonie, father-in-law of Amanda and Analaura, loving brother of Manel, Upali, Ranji, Premani, late Damitha and Rohan, loving brother-in-law of late Doctor Roy Perera, Mallika, Prof. Tissa Rajapathirana, Capt. Nelson Nanayakkara, Neville Senaratna and Shiromi. Remains will lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour Mount Lavinia from 7th Tuesday from 6.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. and on the 8th at 9.00 a.m. Thereafter Cremation at Mount Lavinia Crematorium at 5.00 p.m. on 8th Wednesday.017240

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017. 

FERNANDO – MRS CATHEREEN (nee ROSA) – At rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Lloyd Fernando, precious mother of Jayantha (TVS Agent Seeduwa), Nirmala, Lilanthi, Marina, Sriyantha and Devika, loving mother-in-law of Sellicia, Raja, Pradeepa, Malcom and the late Yasaswin and Shantha. Cortege leaves residence “Asiri”, Seeduwa South, Seeduwa on Wednesday the 8th February at 4 p.m. to Methodist Church, Seeduwa and thereafter for Burial at Methodist Cemetery at Seeduwa.017081

NIMAL – NIMAL RANJINI MCKIE (nee GUNESINGHE) – Dearly beloved wife of late Robert Mckie, loving sister of Dawn and Siromi Wijayawickrame (UK) and late Ronnie Gunesinghe, sister-in-law of Sunil and Gamini Wijayawickrame (UK) and Soma Gunesinghe, passed away peacefully on 2nd Februray 2017. Funeral will take place on Friday 10th February 2017 in Wales (UK).017094

RAMYA SENEVIRATNE – 52 of 74/2C, Prathibimbarama Road, Kalubowila, passed away on 6th February 2017. Beloved wife of Jayandra Seneviratne, mother of Shannon Seneviratne (Passed Pupil Methodist College) and daughter-in-law of Mr and Mrs Jane Seneviratne, daughter of late Mr and Mrs Vidanage of Matara, sister of Mr Wimalasena (Kelaniya), Mr Ariyasena (Matara), Mr Karunasena (Dubai), Mr Bonny (Pannipitiya), Mr Abeypala (Nittambuwa), Mr Ratnasiri (Wanawasala). Funeral at Mahinda Florist, Mount Lavinia. Service will be held on Wednesday 8th February at 1.30 p.m. Cortege will leave Parlour at 2.30 p.m. for Burial at Anglical Section, General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m.017162

SENAKE HORDAGODA – Loving husband of Asha, loving son of late Julius and Tina Hordagoda, loving father of Andre, Marcus and Melonie, father-in-law of Amanda and Analaura, loving brother of Manel, Upali, Ranji, Premani, late Damitha and Rohan, loving brother-in-law of late Doctor Roy Perera, Mallika, Prof. Tissa Rajapathirana, Capt. Nelson Nanayakkara, Neville Senaratna and Shiromi. Remains will lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour Mount Lavinia from 7th Tuesday from 6.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. and on the 8th at 9.00 a.m. Thereafter Cremation at Mount Lavinia Crematorium at 5.00 p.m. on 8th Wednesday.017240

WITHARANA – MR PIYADASA – Retired, Administrative Officer of the Textiles Department, husband of W.S.R.M. Abeysekera, father of Eng. Prabath Witharana of the Department of Agrarian Development, Colombo, father-in-law of Renuka Dadallage of Southlands College, Galle, grandfather of Miss Pumudu Lakdini Witharana and his nephew, Saranga Ushan de Silva of ESTA International, passed away and Funeral will be held on 8th February, 2017 by 4.45 p.m. at Ahungalla Crematorium. 119, “Abey Villa”, Nape Kosgoda.017198.

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Monday, February 6, 2017.

DE MEL – WIDANALAGE NEOMAL HEASHAN. The De Mel family would like to notify friends of Mr. Heashan De Mel, Director of Strategic Solutions & Services (Pvt) Ltd of his untimely death on Sunday 5th February 2017, husband of Nirupa De Mel, father of Nethmi De Mel (Hemas Maritime), son of Vimline De Mel, brother of Primal De Mel (Lion Brewery) & Rupika De Mel. Funeral will take place on Tuesday February 7th starting with a viewing (9.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m.) on 6th & 7th February at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mount Lavinia. Final graveside funeral ceremony will commence from 4.30 p.m. at Holy Emmanuel Church, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa.017008

GOMEZ – CYRIL ALEXANDER (Justice of the Peace – all island) son of late Mr & Mrs. Lewis Thomas Gomez, beloved husband of Pamela nee Vaz (Good Shepherd Government Tamil School), loving father of Conrad & Tony, brother of late Philomina, late John, late Eric, George and Mabel. Cortege leaves residence No. 81/19, Silver Smith Lane, Colombo 12 at 2.30 p.m. on 6th February 2017 for burial at General Cemetery Borella (R/C Section) at 4.00 p.m.017006

HITIGE – MRS. M.D. , Retired Nursing Officer of Kurunegala Baudhaloka Mawatha, 2nd Lane, has passed away. The remains lie at Muththettugala, Andagalawatte, 2nd Lane, Kurunegala. Funeral will take place on (Monday) 6th February at 5.00 p.m. at Kurunegala Municipal General Cemetery. Informed by family members of late Mrs. Hitige. 071-8666782.017005

JOBSZ PAMELA (PAM) (nee GERREYN), much loved wife of late Andy, daughter of late Noel and late Brenda Gerreyn, ever loving sister and sister-in-law of late Norman and Jean Gerreyn, Andrew and Jenny Gerreyn, Arlene & Royce Fernandopulle, Paul & Claudette Gerreyn (Australia), late Barbra, Lulu & Reggie Nathaniel, Orril & late Mahinda Galle Arachchi, sister-in-law of Clary & Bell Jobz, late Millie & Tom Tissera, Ivy & Dr. Reggie Tennakoon (Australia), Norman Jobsz late Rosemary & Hilary Schradder, loving Aunt of 48 Neices & Nephews, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour after mass for cremation at 4.30 p.m. on 6th February 2017 at the General Cemetery Kanatte. Interment of Ashes will be notified later. 381/1, Alhena Road, Siddhamulla, Piliyandala. 0713 300390, 072-4306074. voyce.arlene@gmail.com

PEIRIS – ROSEMARY (1956-2017). Wife of Anura, beloved mother of Kushan and Nirushan (late), mother-in-law of Niluka, daugther of D. Gilbert (late), and R. Gamage, sister of Yamuna, Sandhaya, Asoka, Lal, Saman and Nihal, sister-in-law of Lee Kwang Shu, Chintha and Thusitha. Cortege leaves Jayarathne Funeral Parlour (Kalubowila) at 4.30 p.m. for Kohuwala Cemetery for cremation at 5.00 p.m. on 06.02.2017017009

SRIKANTHA (CHANNA) WEDAGE – Dearly beloved husband of Suzette Wedage, precious father of Upekha Wedage and loving brother of Asoka, Sakunthala and Chula passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 152/4, Anderson Road, Nadimala, Dehiwala at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 6th February 2017 for Cremation at Nisala Uyana Cemetery – Nadimala.017007

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2017

FERNANDO, MERCY – (Retired Teacher, Holy Cross College, Kalutara) At rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of Lawrence Fernando (Retd. Teacher, Holy Cross College, Kalutara), loving mother of Prasanjani & Prasanjith (Ceylon Electricity Board) – beloved mother-in-law of Priyamal (MAS Bodyline Pvt.) & Ruwanka (BOC – Internal Audit) – loving grand mother of Premesha, Prawanka & Praneesha, beloved sister of Dr. Ignatius (UK) & Lionel (Retd. Government Servant). Funeral takes place on at 3:30 pm on Sunday, 5th February from “Loyala”, Suhada Mawatha, Nagoda, Kalutara to St. Philipneris Church Burial Grounds. 016893

GAJANAYAKE – PADMA – Beloved wife of late S.H. Gajanayake, beloved mother of late Harsha, Samantha, late Sobini, mother-in-law of Lal Galappathi, Kapila Jayasekara, grandmother of Harshini and Kawinda, expired. Funeral at Godigamuwa Cemetery at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, 5th February. Remains at Godigamuwa U.C. Parlour, Maharagama.

GUNASEKARA – MOHOTTIGE INDUMATHI – nee SEDARA – Beloved wife of the late Derwin Gunasekara, Mother of Anoja (Retd. Teacher, Anula Vidyalaya), Jayantha (former Director – BOI), Manjula and Priyantha, mother-in-law of Rekha Samarasinghe (Assistant Principal, St. Mary’s Convent, Matara), Rina Gunasekara, the late Sarath Mallikarachchi and Mahinda Kulatilaka, expired. Cremation on Monday, 6th February 5 p.m. General Cemetery, Matara. 33/1 Beach Road, Matara.

JAYAWEERA – STANLEY ROBERT – (Formerly of Sri Lanka Foreign Service), Beloved husband of late Seetha, loving father of Kaushalya, Rajeewa, Dushyanthi, Sanjeeva and Vimuktha, mother-in-law of late Phil Esmond and of Dilhara, Deepthi, precious grandfather of Praveen, Dasuni, Harini, Pulsara, and Rashmi, brother of late Sheila Abeysekara, and of Neville (UK), and Beryl Weerawardena, brother-in-law of late Eddie Abeysekara and of Trixie (UK), Lucky Weerawardena, Lakshman and Chitrani Wijesinghe. Cortege leaves Jayaratna Funeral parlour at 1:30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery on Sunday, 05th February 2017 at 2:00 pm. 017000.

KULASEKERE — DAPHNE (nee Coorey) called to Rest with Jesus. Wife of Rohantha, beloved mother of Travis & Troy (Canada), much loved sister of Brian Coorey & the late Bernel Coorey, daughter of the late Justin & Charlotte Coorey, sister- in-law of Sunethra and precious aunt of Sulesh & Praveen Coorey. Funeral Service & Burial took place at the Christ Church Calgary, Canada on Saturday 28th January. A Thanksgiving Service will be held and notified shortly. No. 11, Watson Peiris Mawatha, Moratuwa.

MAHUNUPITIYA – NILMINI ALWIS – Beloved wife of Dilanjan Fernando, loving mother of Dinupa (Kuwait), Dinusha (Qatar), Dineth, loving daughter of Karunadasa Alwis (Kalutara) & Margaret Perera, sister of Neil Kumara, Janaka Pushpakumara (both Italy), expired. Cortege leaves residence 318 St. Mary’s Road, Mahahunupitiya, Negombo onSunday, 5th February at 3:30 pm for burial at Sellakanda Catholic Cemetery.

VIOLET VETHAKAN Returned to the Lord – Loving wife of late Edmund Vethankan, mother of Russel, Kingsley and Paul, mother-in-law of Shanaz, Jennifer and Debbie, grandmother of Shohana, Roshni, Dinuk, Selomie, Nehansa and Vihansa, sister of Eric, Henry and Lilly Jacob, was called home to the Lord on 2nd February 2017. Cortege leaves residence No.37A, Shramadana Mawatha, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 5th February 2017 for service at St Mark’s Church, Idama, Moratuwa. Thereafter for burial at Holy Emmanual Burial Grounds, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa at 4.30 p.m.016302

HATANGALA – NANDAWATHIE (nee WIJEWARDENA) – Beloved wife of late Edwin Hatangala, mother of Srijith, Yamuna & Niromi, mother-in-law of Thishanthi Meewella, Theo Jansen & Late Namal Gamage, grandmother of Dilanji, Ravi, Isuru, Indeewari & Pulathsi, expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratna Funeral Parlour in Borella at 2:30 pm on Sunday, 5th February. Cremation at the Borella Cemetery at 5:00 p.m. (16, Hiripitiya, Pannipitiya).

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2017.

FERNANDO – MRS. MERCY (Retired Teacher – Holy Cross College, Kalutara) At rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of Lawerence Fernando (Rtd. Teacher – Holy Coss College – Kalutara), loving mother of Prasanjani & Prasanjith (Ceylon Electricity Board – Thermal Complex – Kelanithissa), beloved mother-in-law of Priyamal (MAS Bodyline Pvt. Ltd.) & Ruwanka (BOC – Internal Audit), loving grandmother of Premesha, Prawanka & Praneesha, beloved sister of Dr. Ignatius (UK) & Lionel (Rtd. Government Servant). Funeral takes place at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 5th February from “Loyala”, Suhada Mawatha, Nagoda, Kalutara to St. Philipneris Church Burial Ground.016892

DISSANAYAKE – J.B. (JAYARATNE BANDA -Katupotha). Dearly beloved husband of Rani, father of Manodya, Dinushi and Rajitha, father-in-law of Arjun, Chathura and Wathmie, dearly loved by his grandchildren, relatives and friends, passed away on the 20th of January, 2017. Cremation took place at Sachse, Texas on the 25th of January. Interment of his ashes will be carried out at the Beddagana Cemetery (Beddagana Rd., Pita Kotte) at 4.30 p.m. on the 5th of February.014876

GUNAWARDANE – PIYAWADANA Wife of late N G De S Gunawardane, loving mother of Ajith, Charmie, Ramya, Anil, late Asiri and Charika, expired. Cremation on Saturday 4th February at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery at 10.00 a.m. No. 44/1, 4th Lane, Ratmalana.015050

KULASEKERE – DAPHNE (nee COOREY) Called to Rest with Jesus. Wife of Rohantha, beloved mother of Travis & Troy (Canada), much loved sister of Brian Coorey & the late Bernel Coorey, daughter of the late Justin & Charlotte Coorey, sister-in-law of Sunethra and precious aunt of Sulesh & Praveen Coorey. Funeral service & burial took place at the Christ Church Calgary, Canada on Saturday 28th January. A Thanksgiving Service will be held and notified shortly. No.11, Watson Peiris Mawatha, Moratuwa.016276

PERERA – GLADYS JOSEPHINE. Beloved wife of late (George) Emmanuel, precious mother of Myrtle, Audrey, Indrani, Manel, Nimal, Srimal, Sunil, Shirani, Kantha and Deidri, mother-in-law of Thamara, Nirmala and Chandra, grandmother of Saumya, Nirmal and Erseha and Ruwanthi, great grandmother of Chamath & Harshini, Tilini and Nirodha. Cortege leaves residence 16, Subodharama Road, Dehiwala at 4 p.m. on Saturday 4th February for burial at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery.015045

VIOLET VETHAKAN Returned to the Lord – Loving wife of late Edmund Vethankan, mother of Russel, Kingsley and Paul, mother-in-law of Shanaz, Jennifer and Debbie, grandmother of Shohana, Roshni, Dinuk, Selomie, Nehansa and Vihansa, sister of Eric, Henry and Lilly Jacob, was called home to the Lord on 2nd February 2017. Cortege leaves residence No.37A, Shramadana Mawatha, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 5th February 2017 for service at St Mark’s Church, Idama, Moratuwa. Thereafter for burial at Holy Emmanual Burial Grounds, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa at 4.30 p.m.016302

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017. 

CHIREEN PHYLLIS LUDOWYK ‘Cherry’ – 7th October 1937 – 28 January 2017. Died peacefully. Beloved wife of Travice (dec), loving mother of Francine and Maryvonne and mother-in-law of Raymond, adored Nana of Brady, Grayson, Timothy and Leah, sister of Maurits Fernando, Helene de Rosayro and Alison Berman. Celebration of Chireen’s life will be held at Dickson Baptist Church, Dickson, Canberra, Australia on Saturday, 4th February 2017 commencing at 9.30 a.m. Private burial.014275

DISSANAYAKE – J.B. (JAYARATNE BANDA -Katupotha). Dearly beloved husband of Rani, father of Manodya, Dinushi and Rajitha, father-in-law of Arjun, Chathura and Wathmie, dearly loved by his grandchildren, relatives and friends, passed away on the 20th of January, 2017. Cremation took place at Sachse, Texas on the 25th of January. Interment of his ashes will be carried out at the Beddagana Cemetery (Beddagana Rd., Pita Kotte) at 4.30 p.m. on the 5th of February.014876

DOUGLAS DE SILVA – At rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of late Winifred, precious father of Patricia, Raymond, father-in-law of Theja, grandfather of Romesh and Andrea. Funeral on (Friday) 3rd February 2017 . Cortege leaves residence No. 118/11, De Mel Road, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa at 3.00 p.m. for burial at Queen of Angel Church Cemetery, Rawathawatta. T.P. No. 011263812.015043

GUNAWARDANE – PIYAWADANA Wife of late N G De S Gunawardane, loving mother of Ajith, Charmie, Ramya, Anil, late Asiri and Charika, expired. Cremation on Saturday 4th February at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery at 10.00 a.m. No. 44/1, 4th Lane, Ratmalana.015050

PERERA – GLADYS JOSEPHINE. Beloved wife of late (George) Emmanuel, precious mother of Myrtle, Audrey, Indrani, Manel, Nimal, Srimal, Sunil, Shirani, Kantha and Deidri, mother-in-law of Thamara, Nirmala and Chandra, grandmother of Saumya, Nirmal and Erseha and Ruwanthi, great grandmother of Chamath & Harshini, Tilini and Nirodha. Cortege leaves residence 16, Subodharama Road, Dehiwala at 4 p.m. on Saturday 4th February for burial at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery.015045

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Thursday, February 2, 2017 

ANANDARAJAH – RAMESH. Beloved son of late D.S. Anandarajah and Indrani, loving brother of Devi and brother-in-law of late S. Sachithanandan, uncle of Ratheesh, Gayathri & Karthika, late Kaushiek, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cortege leaves for burial at Madampitiya Cemetery, RC Section on 02nd of February 2017 at 3.00 p.m.014614

DALPATADU – K. DEEPAL M. (Chairman / Joint Managing Director of Krishna Mining Co. (Cey) Pvt. Ltd.). Beloved husband of Gitani (nee Nimalasuriya), loving father of Nilantha, Dilan, Pradeep & Manoj, father-in-law of Waronika, Emeshi & Bhagya, brother of Irangani. The late Chitrangani, Nelun, Priyani, Shanthi, Lalani, Rohan & Palitha, brother-in-law of Clarence, Ranjan, Graham, Nandasiri, Mahesh, Ajith, Jaya, Keerthi Priyankari, Sreeni, Kumuduni, Indira, son Yasmin, Indrani & Shamini. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 3.00 p.m. on 2nd February 2017.014613

GNAPRAGASAM – THOMAS SELVADURAI (Prop. Sella and Co., Colombo 12) passed away on 31/01/2017. He is the beloved husband of Jeyarani Selvadurai, loving father of Rohan (Sella) and Claudia, father-in-law of Vasanthi and Jude, grandfather of Bethany, Caitlyn and Jayden. Remains lie at residende No. 31, Vivekananda Hill, Colombo 13. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 2nd February for service to our Lady of Sorrows Church, New Chetty Street, Colombo 13 and thereafter for burial at the Madampitiya Cemetery (R.C. Section).014619

JANSEN – LETITIA – 17.02.1924 – 29.01.2017. Beloved wife of the late Earle Jansen, sister of Friedel, Hendel, Neville, Shelton and Conway (all deceased), loving mother of Charmaine, Manville, Cleve, Jacqui and Dulika, passed away peacefully on 29.01.2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Your work is complete. Rest in Peace, darling Mum.014052

PEIRIS – VIMALKA. Relict of late Rienzie, precious mother of Pinsiri, Dammika, Chandrika, mother-in-law of Manoja, Nilruk, Suresh, sister of Premani Bharathie, sister-in-law of Ursula Richard, Angela and Rani, grandmother of Sahan, Surain, Pathum, Sehath and Nihara, called to rest with Jesus. Cortege leaves residence No. 19, Minuwanpitiya Road, Panadura on Thursday 2nd February for burial at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery at 2.45 p.m.014163

SALMA KURBAN HUSEIN (AL) passed away on 31.01.2017. Daughter of late Mu. Kurban Husein Teyabaly & late Mehfuzabai Sh. Mohammedally, mother of Bilquis (Billy) and late Murtaza, mother-in-law of Imtiaz Esufally, grandmother of Sakina & Husein, sister of Sh. Zainudeen & Jamila, Mariam & late Ashroff Mansoor, late Dr. Sh. Qaizaar & Rashida and Sh. Khuzaima & Tasneem Gulamhusein.014200

WICKRAMASINGHE – PARAKRAMA (Former Group Financial Controller, Akbar Brothers (Pvt) Ltd.). Husband of Sriya (nee Pattiarachchi), brother of Sajeevani & Dr. Buddhi (Australia), brother of late Dr. Douglas, late Dunken, Dr. Arnold, Iris, Ian, Sherly, Dr. Leslie, Murtle & Irwin, father-in-law of Ruwan & Dr. Dharshini (Australia), grandfather of Shamindra, Dhashi & Shanali. Funeral on Thursday, 2nd February 2017. Cortege leaves 53, Quarry Road, Dehiwala at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery.014463

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017.

ATAPATTU – CONSTANCE MANEL (Teacher, Lecturer, Journalist of Prince of Wales College, Asian International School, Leighton Park International, Aquinas University College) at Rest with Jesus. Daughter of late Brigadier & Mrs. Arthur Wijeratne, dearly beloved wife of late Carlyle Dudley, loving mother of Orville, Mihiri & Prasanna, mother-in-law of Harshana, loving Archcha of Minoli & Hashane, sister of Claudia Iddamalgoda, sister-in-law of Leslie Iddamalgoda, Desmond Atapattu, Sonia Alagoda & Upendra. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesay 1st February at 1.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 2 p.m.013745

FERDINANDEZ (FERDY) (Formerly attached to the CID Office). Precious husband of Marta, loving brother of Rev. Father Marcus Ferdinandez, late Winnie, late Ignatious,Frank and late Nita, brother-in-law of late Paul, Joe,Lucy and Peter. Remains lie at 25/2, Samagi Mw., Kulatunga Rd., Walana, Panadura. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on 1st February 2017 to Church of Mother of Sorrow, Panadura. Burial at the Minuwanpitiya Cemetery,Panadura. 014183

FERNANDO – PAUL GLADIES CHARLES (Manager – Logistic Stores Helaclothing (Pvt) Ltd). Beloved husband of Dishani Fernando, father of Fabian Julian Britney, brother of Helen Sharmila Hilary Valantine Robin Kevin, brother-in-law of Rosary, Vitalish, Glen, Sriyapushpam, Jacintha, Shazmin Ramya, Subothini, expired. Cremation on 01st February 2017 at 3.00 p.m. at Madampitiya Cemetery. T.Phone 077-0452466.013794

JANSEN – LETITIA – 17.02.1924 – 29.01.2017. Beloved wife of the late Earle Jansen, sister of Friedel, Hendel, Neville, Shelton and Conway (all deceased), loving mother of Charmaine, Manville, Cleve, Jacqui and Dulika, passed away peacefully on 29.01.2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Your work is complete. Rest in Peace, darling Mum.014052

NADARAJAH – A. expired on 30th January 2017. Beloved husband of Indra, father of Saumya, Sivanjali and Suthahar, father-in-law of Sudharshan, Yokarajah and Smita, fond grandfather of Shayomi, Abilaash and Nirav, brother of Packiam, late Navaratnarajah, Gandhi, late Pathmanathan, Mahadevan, Pathma, late Sundara, Saro, Dharamaraja, Shanmugarajah and Lucky. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour at 3 p.m. on Wednesday 1st February 2017 for cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte – Hindu Section.014061

NAGAHAWATTA VOLLEY – Retired Assistant Superintendent of Surveys, Galle. Beloved husband of Chandra Madawita (Retired Teacher, Sri Sumangala Girls’ School, Panadura and Richmond College, Galle), loving father of Asitha and Sumudu, father-in-law of Chandika, grandfather of Sinali, expired. Cremation on 1st February 2017 at Eldeniya Cemetery, Kadawatha at 4 p.m. 309D, Gemunu Mawatha, Makola Road, Kiribathgoda. T.P. 0112908594.013996

PEIRIS – VIMALKA. Relict of late Rienzie, precious mother of Pinsiri, Dammika, Chandrika, mother-in-law of Manoja, Nilruk, Suresh, sister of Premani Bharathie, sister-in-law of Ursula Richard, Angela and Rani, grandmother of Sahan, Surain, Pathum, Sehath and Nihara, called to rest with Jesus. Cortege leaves residence No. 19, Minuwanpitiya Road, Panadura on Thursday 2nd February for burial at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery at 2.45 p.m.014163

PERERA – JANETTE (nee DE SARAM) – Wife of late Ronnie (Rathna), daughter of late Freeda and late Leo, beloved mother of Rozainne, Ronald and Sharmalene, mother-in-law of Shyam, Kanta and Dinesh, loving grandmother of Shehani, Lyendra, Dimitra and Shanelle, sister of late Antonette, late Joseph and Thomas. Cortege leaves residence (121/60 Pio Mw, Kandana) at 3 pm on Wednesday 1st for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 4.30 p.m.013993

PILAPITIYA – R. KAMAL (Former Commissioner, Probation and Child Care, Former Assistant Director (Planning) – Ministry of Small Industries). Beloved husband of Hemanthi nee Ellepola, loving father of Sureshini (Assistant Director, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau), loving son of late Paulis and Sisiliyana Silva, son-in-law of late D.R.B. and Eileen Ellepola, brother of Christie (Canada) and Peter, brother-in-law of Chandra, Agnes, Kavinda, Nanda, Rathnavali (UK), Premitha and Sunethra, expired. Remains lie at Barney Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 1st February 2017 for cremation at 4.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Kanatte.014028

WICKRAMASINGHE – PARAKRAMA (Former Group Financial Controller, Akbar Brothers). Husband of Sriya (nee Pattiarachchi), father of Sajeevani (SEC) & Dr. Buddhi (Australia), brother of late Dr. Douglas, late Junken, Dr. Arnold, Iris, Ian, Sherly, Dr. Lesley, Murtle & Irwin, father-in-law of Ruwan & Dharshini, grandfather of Shamindra, Dhashi & Shanali. Funeral on Thursday 2nd February 2017. Cortege leaves 53, Quarry Road, Dehiwala at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery.014139

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Posted on 30 January 2017 by TSL

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017. 

ATAPATTU – CONSTANCE MANEL (Teacher, Lecturer, Journalist of Prince of Wales College, Asian International School, Leighton Park International, Aquinas University College) at Rest with Jesus. Daughter of late Brigadier & Mrs. Arthur Wijeratne, dearly beloved wife of late Carlyle Dudley, loving mother of Orville, Mihiri & Prasanna, mother-in-law of Harshana, loving Archcha of Minoli & Hashane, sister of Claudia Iddamalgoda, sister-in-law of Leslie Iddamalgoda, Desmond Atapattu, Sonia Alagoda & Upendra. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesay 1st February at 1.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 2 p.m.013745

ABEYRATNE – THUSITHA (nee ABEYSINGHE), wife of the late Yogi Abeyratne, mother of Shanika, Thushara and Chanaka, mother-in-law of Kunchani, daughter of Srimathi Abeysinghe and late D.D. Abeysinghe, sister of Geetha, Deepa and Jagath Abeysinghe, sister-in-law of Viji, Sanath and Shiromi, expired. Cremation on Tuesday 31st January at 3.00 p.m. at Thalawathugoda Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence No. 296D. Tample Road (off Jayawardenepura Hospital Road) Thalapathpitiya at 2.30 p.m. 013528

AYR. DR. RAJAKARUNA – HEMA. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of Ayr. Dr. (Mrs) Hema Rajakaruna, beloved wife of Ayr. Dr. M. Karunathilaka, loving mother of Prof. Indika Karunathilaka (Faculty of Medicine Colombo) and Mrs. Indima Karunathilaka (Pharmacist), beloved mother-in-law of Dr. Sujeewa & Dr. Dhammika Ariyawansha (MOH – Mahawa), beloved grandmother of Maleesha, Sachintha, Dilanka & Oneli. Funeral & cremation will be held at Dambadeniya on 31st January 2017. 013522

FERNANDO – PAUL GLADIES CHARLES (Manager – Logistic Stores Helaclothing (Pvt) Ltd). Beloved husband of Dishani Fernando, father of Fabian Julian Britney, brother of Helen Sharmila Hilary Valantine Robin Kevin, brother-in-law of Rosary, Vitalish, Glen, Sriyapushpam, Jacintha, Shazmin Ramya, Subothini, expired. Cremation on 01st February 2017 at 3.00 p.m. at Madampitiya Cemetery. T.Phone 077-0452466. 013794

JAYAWARDANE – U.A.M. MAHINDA. Beloved husband of Shirleen Maya, loving father of Shyama, Vasanthi and Shaminda, father-in-law of Kumar Sugathapala, Satyajit Satarasinghe and Roshika Jayawardane, grandfather of Dinushi, Chanuki, Maneesha, Shalitha and Semini. Dippitigala Estate, Lellopitiya, Ratnapura. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on 31st of January 2017. 0452274656. 013716

NANDA JAYASINGHE – Beloved wife of the late Piyadasa Hewawasam Thuduwage, precious mother of Sarathchandra, Prabath (formerly at Metropolitan Agencies) & late Sudath, loving mother-in-law of Nirmali & Sujeewani, loving grandmother of Sachini. Funeral Wednesday 1st February 2017. General Cemetery Crematorium, Borella. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond Parlour at 2 p.m. 013689

WIJEYESEKERA – ROMESH Precious son of Garu (Jith) and Esha (nee Casie Chitty). Darling brother of Ronali, nephew of Chandrani and Mano, Nirmalie, Sharma. Viewing at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. today 31st January 2017. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (R/C Section) at 4 p.m. (No flowers by request).

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MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017. 

ABEYRATNE – THUSITHA (nee ABEYSINGHE), wife of the late Yogi Abeyratne, mother of Shanika, Thushara and Chanaka, mother-in-law of Kunchani, daughter of Srimathi Abeysinghe and late D.D. Abeysinghe, sister of Geetha, Deepa and Jagath Abeysinghe, sister-in-law of Viji, Sanath and Shiromi, expired. Cremation on Tuesday 31st January at 3.00 p.m. at Thalawathugoda Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence No. 296D. Tample Road (off Jayawardenepura Hospital Road) Thalapathpitiya at 2.30 p.m. 013528

AYR. DR. RAJAKARUNA – HEMA. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of Ayr. Dr. (Mrs) Hema Rajakaruna, beloved wife of Ayr. Dr. M. Karunathilaka, loving mother of Prof. Indika Karunathilaka (Faculty of Medicine Colombo) and Mrs. Indima Karunathilaka (Pharmacist), beloved mother-in-law of Dr. Sujeewa & Dr. Dhammika Ariyawansha (MOH – Mahawa), beloved grandmother of Maleesha, Sachintha, Dilanka & Oneli. Funeral & cremation will be held at Dambadeniya on 31st January 2017. 013522

DEVAGIRI – H.A.P. (Retired) Former Finance Manager of Ports Authority, Past President of CIMA Sri Lanka, Former Finance Manager of Oils and Fats expired. Beloved husband of Edna, father of Shanthini, Srimath and Sajith, father-in-law of Dr. Jayantha Gunaratna and Susiri, grandfather of Thilini, Surith and Surani. Funeral on (Monday) 30th January 2017. Cortege leaves residence 79, Station Road, Wattala at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Mabole R.C. Cemetery. TP: 011-2981627, 077-5141346. 013272

EMMANUEL – RANJI (STELLA) (Nee ABRAHAM). At rest with Jesus. Wife of the late Basil (ABC) Emmanuel (Inland Revenue), treasured mother of Ranjan (UK), Mano (CTS), Chrishanthi (LOLC), and Keshy (UK and formerly staff of Ladies’ College), loved sister of Indranie Poopalasingham (Canada and formerly staff of Methodist College) and Pathma de Silva (UK), mother-in-law of Tina and of Simon Trundle, loving grandmother of Robin, Keshy Jasmine and Grace (UK). The remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s from 11 a.m. on Sunday 29th January 2017. Funeral on Monday 30th January 2017 at 3 p.m. followed by burial at Kanatte (Anglican Section) at 4 p.m. 013503

JAYASEKARA – DAYA (Formerly at Mahaweli Reach Hotel and H.L.De Mel & Co. Ltd.). Dearly beloved husband of Kumari (Tudor V. Perera & Co.), beloved father of Sathya (T.S. Management Co. Ltd.), Surath (Delmege Forsyth Alcon Division) passed away. Funeral on 30th January 2017. Cortege leaves residence at No. 11/2, Malamulla West, Panadura at 5.30 p.m. for burial at Gorakana Cemetery. 038-2230619. 013526

KANAGASABAI – THAMOTHARAMPILLAI (Owner of Jeya Bakery, Manipay & Director of Dero Export International (Pvt) Ltd.). Beloved husband of Keerthirani, loving father of K. Premakumar, Shanthakumar (France), Jeyasekaran (Canada), Vijitha, loving father-in-law of Priyatharshini, Rajini, Thushani, Maxie, loving grandfather of Shanjith, Shayini, Prashani, Dinesh, Dilani, Dulaxion, Dalia passed away in Colombo on 28.01.2017. Cortege leaves from 44/A, Bangalawatha, Mabola, Wattala for Hindu Cemetery, Borella on 30.01.2017 today at 2.00 p.m. TP: 0777 224323 (Pream), 077 5405614 (Vijitha) 013523

KARIYAWASAM – P.W. (nee GUNAWARDENA) Retired Principal Sri Jayawardenepura Boys’ Primary. Wife of late D.S. Kariyawasam (Census and Statistics), mother of Pushpa (Rtd. Lecturer, Teachers’ College, Maharagama & Nalanda College), Somiruwan (Canada), Prasadini and Colonel Vajira Kariyawasam, mother-in-law of Rear Admiral (Rtd.) D.K. Dassanayake, Suneetha (Canada), Anil Gunawardana (Attorney-at-Law), and Lakmini, grandmother of Isuru & Isuri (Australia), Asiri (Seven Sails Maritime), Sethpriya (Unilevers), Wyomi, Kavishka, Savithru, Dinethri, Buwaneka and Sithum. Cortege leaves residence No. 55, Mission Road, Kotte at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Beddagana Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 30th 2017. 013520

PERERA – UPALI – Son of late Shelton Perera and late Noreen Perera of Kurunegala. Beloved husband of Chandanie Perera, loving father of Ruvinga, Sakitha and Migara, brother of Susantha, Surangani and late Nirmali, Ranjith, Berni, late Diana, Lakshman, Asuntha Savithri (Aus), late Dushanthi, son-in-law of Clinton Rodrigo, late Chandra, brother-in-law of Renuka Daya Aloysius, Henry, Dammi, Lloyd, late Steve, Ramani, late Desmond, Ratcliff (Aus.), late Prem. Burial at 10.00 a.m. 30th January. The remains lie at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour, Borella from Sunday 8.00 a.m. – Monday 10.00 a.m. 013508

VIDANA GAMAGE GUNAWATHIE – Wife of late J.G. Piyadasa, loving mother of Nandani, Ramani Chandra, Ranjani, Monica and late Thilak, mother-in-law of Aruna, Kamal, Gamini, Jagath, Rasika and Anil. Cortege leaves residence No. 278, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 05 at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation at Borella cemetery at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 30th 2017. 013524

WEERASOORIYA RICHARD TISSA – At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Ianthe, son of the late Percy and late Freda, son-in-law of late Frank and late Ethel Jinadasa, brother of Lakshman, Srilal and Chinta, brother-in-law of Ruvini, Dilhani, Jerris, Mohan, Yasmin, Neomal and Shamala, expired in London. The remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parour from 12 noon on Sunday 29th. A service will be held at the funeral parlour at 4 p.m. on Monday 30th. Thereafter burial at General Cemetery Kanatte Anglican Section at 5 p.m. Tele: 0775974524. 013504

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Sunday, January 29, 2017.

FREDERICK – ALLEN JOSEPH. Much loved father of Oscar, dearly beloved son of late Walter Frederick & late Ailene Carmel Joseph (nee Ohlmus), dear brother of late David, late Miles & late Roger, was called to rest after a brief illness. A Thanksgiving Mass was said at Good Shepherd Church, Mulgrave on 24th January 2017, followed by burial at Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne. No. 47, Winmalee Drive, Glen Waverly, Vic. 3150, Australia.

 

AL-HAJ IZZUDEEN HAROOM OSMAN former Staff Officer Habib Bank, Zuich. Beloved son of Marhoom Al-Haj Izzudheen Marikar & Marhooma Hajiani Ummu Naleefa, beloved husband of Marhooma Hajiani Zainab Zeeniya, everloving father of F. Sabeeha, loving father-in-law of M. Kareem Marikar Bawa, loving grandfather of Mohamed, F. Zahra & M. Ali, beloved brother of Marhoom Al-Haj I.M. Rishard, Marhoom Al-Haj I.S. Hussain, Marhooma Thoofa, Marhooma Thahira, Hanoon Faleel, Zahida Fuad, Hamziya Shuhood, Faizuna & Ghaffoor, brother-in-law of Sakeen Naazira, Noori, Afkhar Ali & Marhooma Shahravi. Janaza took place on the 13th January to Maligawatte Muslim Burial Ground. T.P. 2879793 / 0777679161. 010273

EMMANUEL – NICHOLAPILLAI, VICTOR – Formerly of Times of Ceylon, Trans Lanka Investment (Pvt) Ltd. and Roland Establishment Pvt. Ltd., expired on 26th January 2017. Beloved husband of Maria Magdalene, brother of late Mrs Rani Mary Angela Gregory, father of Julian (UK), Felician (UK), Carmelita and Fabian, father-in-law of Maria UK, Ellena UK, Victor Emmanuel and Prashanthini, grandfather of Jacintha, Nethan, Oliver, Jude, Mirissa and Kevin. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 29th January 2017 at 4 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 013137

EMMANUEL – RANJI (STELLA) (Nee ABRAHAM). At rest with Jesus. Wife of the late Basil (ABC) Emmanuel (Inland Revenue), treasured mother of Ranjan (UK), Mano (CTS), Chrishanthi (LOLC), and Keshy (UK and formerly staff of Ladies College), loved sister of Indranie Poopalasingham (Canada and formerly staff of Methodist College) and Pathma de Silva (UK), mother-in-law of Tina and of Simon Trundle, loving grandmother of Robin, Keshy Jasmine and Grace (UK). Body will lie at A.F. Raymond’s from 11 a.m. on Sunday 29th January 2017. Funeral on Monday 30th January 2017 at 3 p.m. followed by burial at Kanatte (Anglican Section) at 4 p.m. 013502

HERAT – SHEILA GENEVIVE MARIE (NEE SYMONS) – Called to eternal rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Sam Herat, loving mother and mother-in-law of late Sandhya and Chandana Weerasinghe, Santhoshi and Salinda Watapuluwa, Suren and Dipika Herat, loving grandmother of Chanrishan, Sharadha, Kanishka, Jeevaka, Dinushki, Yenuk, Janitha and Heshala. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 5.30 p.m. for cremation on Sunday 29th January 2017 at the General Cemetery Borella at 6.00 p.m. No. 115, Inner Flower Road, Colombo 03. 013501

JOSEPH – ALLEN FREDERICK – Much loved father of Oscar, dearly beloved son of late Walter Frederick & late Ailene Carmel Joseph (Nee Ohlmus), dear brother of late David, late Miles & late Roger, was called to rest after a brief illness. A Thanksgiving Mass was said at Good Shepherd Church, Mulgrave on 24th January 2017, followed by burial at Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne. No. 47, Winmalee Drive, Glen Waverly, Vic. 3150, Australia. 010895

KARIYAWASAM – P.W. (nee GUNAWARDENA) Retired Principal Sri Jayawardenepura Boys Primary. Wife of late D.S. Kariyawasam (Census and Statistics), mother of Pushpa (Rtd. Lecturer, Teachers’ College, Maharagama & Nalanda College), Somiruwan (Canada), Prasadini and Colonel Vajira Kariyawasam, mother-in-law of Rear Admiral (Rtd.) D.K. Dassanayake, Suneetha (Canada), Anil Gunawardana (Attorney-at-Law), and Lakmini, grandmother of Isuru & Isuri (Australia), Asiri (Seven Sails Maritime), Sethpriya (Unilevers), Wyomi, Kavishka, Savithru, Dinethri, Buwaneka and Sithum. Cortege leaves residence No. 55, Mission Road, Kotte at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Beddagana Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 30th 2017. 013519

MOHAMED THAHIR MOHAMED ANVER – Beloved son of late Al Haj O.L.M. Thahir (Aluthgama) and late Zakiya Umma, grand son of late Al Haj Ebrahim Lebbe Marikkar (Veyangalle), brother of T.M. Fazil and late T.M. Sha Hamza, brother-in-law of Maraliya Sha Hamza, loving uncle of Asma, Ayesha, Ibrahim, Aamina and Imran. Janaza took place on 14th January 2017 at Dehiwala Muslim Burial Ground from 56, 42nd Lane, Wellawatte, Colombo – 06. May he attain highest ranks of Jannah, Aameen. 013387

PERERA – UPALI – Son of late Shelton Perera and late Noreen Perera of Kurunegala. Beloved husband of Chandanie Perera, loving father of Ruvinga, Sakitha and Migara, brother of Susantha, Surangani and late Nirmali, Ranjith, Berni, late Diana, Lakshman, Asuntha Savithri (Aus), late Dushanthi, son-in-law of Clinton Rodrigo, late Chandra, brother-in-law of Renuka Daya Aloysius, Henry, Dammi, Lloyd, late Steve, Ramani, late Desmond, Rataliff (Aus.), late Prem. Burial at 10.00 a.m. 30th January. Body lying at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour, Borella from Sunday 8.00 a.m. – Monday 10.00 a.m. 013507

RASHEED – NOORUL HUZAIMA Nee HATHY – Beloved wife of late Mohamed Faiz Rasheed – Daughter of late A.R.M. Hathy and late Ummu Zohara, daughter-in-law of late M.C.H.M. Rasheed and late Ummu Thahira, beloved mother of Mirzeth, Mathiha and Shukry Rasheed (USA), mother-in-law of Rizmi Saleem, Riza Idroos and Firaza Sheriff (USA), grandmother of Faazil Saleem (Dubai), Faahim Saleem, Dr. Aneesa Idroos (Australia), Adeeb Idroos and Imran Rasheed (USA), grandmother-in-law of Ilma Saleem (Dubai) and Dr. Belal Haniffa (Australia), sister of late Rahman Hathy, late Samsudeen Hathy, late Noor Zulaiha Mihlar, late Ayn Hathy, late Mohideen Hathy, late Shaul Hameed Hathy, late Ghouse Hathy, late Cassim Hathy and Raheema Fauz, sister-in-law of late Ryhan Sameer, late Ummu Naseeha Sahil, late Zubair and Zuhri Rasheed, late Farhana Hathy, Sithy Abbasiya Hathy, late M.Y.M. Mihlar, late Mufriya, late Zaika, late Inaya, late Kadhija and late M.S.M. Fauz. Janaza took place at 9.00 a.m. on the 27th of January from 76A, Peterson Lane, Colombo 6 to Kupiyawatte Muslim Burial Ground. 013498

REV. FR. ELMO RAJ FERNANDO of the Archdiocese of Colombo was called to Eternal Rest on the 25th Janury 2017. His Mortal remains will lie in state at St. John’s Church, Mutwal till Saturday, 28th January 2.30 p.m. Thereafter will be transferred to the Archbishop’s House Chapel, Borella. Requiem Mass will be at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday, 29th January 2017, followed by Interment at General Cemetery, Borella. Rev. Fr. Elmo Raj was born on 10th June 1955 and was ordained on 6th December 1986. He is the son of Mr W.S.A. Ebert Fernando and Mrs Latie Lilian Fernando. 013146

REV. FR. ELMO RAJ FERNANDO – ARCH DIOCESE OF COLOMBO – Dearly beloved son of late Ebert Fernando and Maureen, loving brother of late Vijaya, Sherine (USA) and Nirmala; loving brother-in-law of late Sanath (USA) and late Anil; uncle of Roshan and Chayani, Ranga and Ashani, Sanjaya Anuk, Shivanka and Shehana (Australia), Sudarshi and Sajith, Danushi and Shehan, Lakshi and Nadeera (Saudi Arabia), entered into eternal peace. His Mortal remains will lie in state at St. John’s Church, Mutwal till Saturday, 28th January 2.30 p.m. Thereafter will be transferred to the Archbishop’s House Chapel, Colombo 8. Requiem Mass will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday 29th January 2017, followed by Interment at General Cemetery, Borella.

WEERASOORIYA RICHARD TISSA – At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Ianthe, son of the late Percy and late Freda, son-in-law of late Frank and late Ethel Jinadasa, brother of Lakshman, Srilal and Chinta, brother-in-law of Ruvini, Dilhani, Jerris, Mohan, Yasmin, Neomal and Shamala, expired in London. The remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parour from 12 noon on Sunday 29th. A service will be held at the funeral parlour at 4 p.m. on Monday 30th. Thereafter burial at General Cemetery Kanatte Anglican Section at 5 p.m. Tele: 0775974524.

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Saturday, January 28, 2017 

 REV. FR. ELMO RAJ FERNANDO of the Archdiocese of Colombo was called to Eternal Rest on the 25th Janury 2017. His Mortal remains will lie in state at St. John’s Church, Mutwal till Saturday, 28th January 2.30 p.m. Thereafter will be transferred to the Archbishop’s House Chapel, Borella. Requiem Mass will be at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday, 29th January 2017, followed by Interment at General Cemetery, Borella. Rev. Fr. Elmo Raj was born on 10th June 1955 and was ordained on 6th December 1986. He is the son of Mr W.S.A. Ebert Fernando and Mrs Latie Lilian Fernando. 011880

DE SILVA – TITUS – Dearly beloved husband of Rani, much loved father of late Chamal, Krishanthi (France), Shantha (Japan) and Damith, father-in-law of Tissa (France) and Fumico (Japan), brother of late Punnawathie Dharmadasa and Karunawathi Jinasena. Cortege leaves residence No. 33, School Avenue, Nawala on 28th Saturday at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Nawala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 011350

EMMANUEL – NICHOLAPILLAI, VICTOR – Formerly of Times of Ceylon, Trans Lanka Investment (Pvt) Ltd. and Roland Establishment Pvt. Ltd., expired on 26th January 2017. Beloved husband of Maria Magdalene, brother of late Mrs Rani Mary Angela Gregory, father of Julian (UK), Felician (UK), Carmelita and Fabian, father-in-law of Maria UK, Ellena UK, Victor Emmanuel and Prashanthini, grandfather of Jacintha, Nethan, Oliver, Jude, Mirissa and Kevin. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 29th January 2017 at 4 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 013144

FERNANDO – WING COMMANDER NOEL (SLAF, Retired). Managing Director Fin Travel, son of the late Bertie, the late Jessie and the late Merlyn Fernando, loving husband of Hyacinth, loving brother of the late Pearl, the late Kingsley, Neil, Wimal, Merril, Sita and Chitrani, beloved brother-in-law of Chandra, Manel, Saro, Srimali, the late Sisira and Gaya. Funeral will take place on Saturday, 28th of January at General Cemetery, Borella. Cortege leaves residence, 133, Model Farm Road, Colombo 8 at 4 p.m. Cremation at 5 p.m. (Buddhist Section). No flowers by request. Donations, if any, to be made to Lanka Shishyadhara Society Limited 013132

GANESALINGAM – E.S.P. – Proprietor E.S.P. & Co., Colombo & Jaffna. Beloved husband of Sumathy, loving father of Abiramye, Chenthuran and Vaishika, loving son of late E.S. Perampalam and Manikam, brother of Parasakthi, Parameshwary, Souondarampillai, Nagaratnam, late Palamani and Annapakium, expired. Funeral will take place on Sunday at 9.00 a.m. at General Cemetery, Kanatte. No. 11, Bethesda Place, Colombo 05. Contact 0771106323, 0776757178. 013366

GERARD NATHANIEL – Beloved husband of Devika, precious father of Marc, loving brother of Karmini Storer, Rohini Black, Malini Selvadurai, Ranjini Kanagasabai, Shirani Herzig, expired. Funeral arrangements will be notified. 013452

LODEWYKE – RITA PRIMROSE – Wife of the late Fabian Lodewyke, mother of Charmaine, Jasmine, Darrell (East West Foods), late Rex and of Anslem (Australia), mother-in-law of Raymond Rodrigoe (Momo’s Wattala), Adrian Lodewyke (Malay Restaurant), Sunethra and Chris (Australia), grandmother of Rienzo and Imasha (Dialog), Joanne (Classic Travels), Anton (Set International Lanka), Melissa, Melanie (MCB Bank), Andrea (Classic Travels), Ethan, Erin and Isabell, great grandmother of Ayden, Ashlyn and Leyandra. Rest in the Arms of Jesus. Cortege leaves Barney Raymond Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on 28th January 2017 for Service at St. Joseph’s Church, Grandpass and thereafter Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery. 012342

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Friday, January 27, 2017 

REV. FR. ELMO RAJ FERNANDO of the Archdiocese of Colombo was called to Eternal Rest on the 25th Janury 2017. His Mortal remains will lie in state at St. John’s Church, Mutwal till Saturday, 28th January 2.30 p.m. Thereafter will be transferred to the Archbishop’s House Chapel, Borella. Requiem Mass will be at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday, 29th January 2017, followed by Interment at General Cemetery, Borella. Rev. Fr. Elmo Raj was born on 10th June 1955 and was ordained on 6th December 1986. He is the son of Mr W.S.A. Ebert Fernando and Mrs Latie Lilian Fernando. 011880

DE ALWIS – NELUM SRIYAKANTHI, at rest with Jesus, wife of Denver Nathanielsz, mother of Natasha (Dubai) and Natalie (Trade Promoters Pvt Ltd.), mother-in-law of Sanjeev Selvam (Dubai), Pronoy Gomes (Malwana Springs – Frosty), grandmother of Prarthana, Dylan and Christina, daughter of late Ivor and Ester De Alwis, sister of Olu, Kumudu and Saman, sister-in-law of Avril, Coreen, Hamil, Loudslyn, Cletus, expired on 24th January 2017. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cortege leaves on Saturday, 28th January at 8.15 a.m. for service and burial at Baptist Church, burial grounds, Hendala at 10.00 a.m. 011586

DE SILVA – TITUS – Dearly beloved husband of Rani, much loved father of late Chamal, Krishanthi (France), Shantha (Japan) and Damith, father-in-law of Tissa (France) and Fumico (Japan), brother of late Punnawathie Dharmadasa and Karunawathi Jinasena. Cortege leaves residence No. 33, School Avenue, Nawala on 28th Saturday at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Nawala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 011350

KARIYAWASAM – WIMAL (Retired Senior Secretary Administrative Service) – Son of late Peter and Seelawathie Kariyawasam of Kalutara, beloved husband of Rukmani (Retired Teacher – Kalutara Gnanodaya School), loving father of Thushara (Teacher – Kalamulla R.C. School) and Srimal, father-in-law of Gajaba Hettiarachchi (Manager – U.K.G Group of Companies, Galle), everloving grandfather of Kavisha (Student Medical Faculty Karapitiya Galle) and Sanduni Ravisha (Student Kalutara Balika National School), loving brother of late Cyril, Merril, Neil and Cecil, expired. Remains lie at No. 55, Sri Sarananda Mawatha, Kalutara South. Funeral will take place on 27th (Friday) January 2017 at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Kalutara North. TP. 034-2222274. 011200

EMMANUEL – NICHOLAPILLAI, VICTOR – Formerly of Times of Ceylon, Trans Lanka Investment (Pvt) Ltd. and Roland Establishment Pvt. Ltd., expired on 26th January 2017. Beloved husband of Maria Magdalene, brother of late Mrs Rani Mary Angela Gregory, father of Julian (UK), Felician (UK), Carmelita and Fabian, father-in-law of Maria UK, Ellena UK, Victor Emmanuel and Prashanthini, grandfather of Jacintha, Nethan, Oliver, Jude, Mirissa and Kevin. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 8 a.m. on Friday 27th January 2017. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 29th January 2017 at 4 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 012344

FERNANDO – WING COMMANDER NOEL (SLAF, Retired). Managing Director Fin Travel, son of the late Bertie, the late Jessie and the late Merlyn Fernando, loving husband of Hyacinth, loving brother of the late Pearl, the late Kingsley, Neil, Wimal, Merril, Sita and Chitrani, beloved brother-in-law of Chandra, Manel, Saro, Srimali, the late Sisira and Gaya. Funeral will take place on Saturday, 28th of January at General Cemetery, Borella. Cortege leaves residence, 133, Model Farm Road, Colombo 8 at 4 p.m. Cremation at 5 p.m. (Buddhist Section). No flowers by request. Donations, if any, to be made to Lanka Shishyadhara Society Limited 012345

LODEWYKE – RITA PRIMROSE – Wife of the late Fabian Lodewyke, mother of Charmaine, Jasmine, Darrell (East West Foods), late Rex and of Anslem (Australia), mother-in-law of Raymond Rodrigoe (Momo’s Wattala), Adrian Lodewyke (Malay Restaurant), Sunethra and Chris (Australia), grandmother of Rienzo and Imasha (Dialog), Joanne (Classic Travels), Anton (Set International Lanka), Melissa, Melanie (MCB Bank), Andrea (Classic Travels), Ethan, Erin and Isabell, great grandmother of Ayden, Ashlyn and Leyandra. Rest in the Arms of Jesus. Cortege leaves Barney Raymond Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on 28th January 2017 for Service at St. Joseph’s Church, Grandpass and thereafter Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery. 012341

NAVARATNAM – PEACE PACKIARANI NAVARATNAM (Periya Kunchu nee Ariyanayagam) passed away pacefully on 25 Jan. 2017 and is Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of the late V. Navaratnam, loving mother of Anita (Australia) and Nirubini, grandmother of Romona (Australia), Revin (Australia), Jeshuran and Nishuran, darling great-grandmother of Reyhan (Australia). Cortege leaves residence 95 (151), Kandy Road, Chundikuli, Jaffna 2.00 p.m. on Saturday 28th of Jan. 2017 for Burial. 012343

SOMASUNDARAM – MRS VIJEYLUXMI – It is with deep regret we announce the demise of retired Teacher Mrs VIJEYLUXMI SOMASUNDARAM, wife of late Attorney-at-Law – Mr T. Somasundaram, mother of Mrs K. Vijeyasundari (Canada), Mrs S. Jeyaluxmy (London), Dr Kala Somasundaram – Consultant Paediatrician (Lady Ridgeway Hospital – Borella) and Mr Mathiyalagan – USA. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour Borella and leave the Parlour on Sunday 29.01.2017 at 12 noon. For Cremation at General Cemetery Borella. Residence – 24-3/1, Ratnakara Road, Dehiwala. 0777562942. 012307

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 

DIAS – DORIN (Aunty Dicky) – Teacher – Beloved wife of Alfred Dias, loving mother of Johann Muller (USA), Desiree Wijesundera (Australia), Rosanne Sabar (Australia), Rohan Dias (Kuwait Airways), Shiran Dias (Expolanka), mother-in-law of Premila Muller (USA), Rajiv Wijesundera (Australia), Malik Sabar (Australia), Thilini Dias (Nestle), sister of late Capt. Brian Perera & Chaman Amarasekara (Australia), was called to Eternal Rest on 21st January 2017. Remains lie at No. 18, Piyaratanarama Road, Dehiwala from Wednesday January 25th. Funeral Service and Cremation according to her wishes on 27th January at 5 p.m. at Mount Lavinia General Cemetery. 010701

KARIYAWASAM – WIMAL (Retired Senior Secretary Administrative Service) – Son of late Peter and Seelawathie Kariyawasam of Kalutara, beloved husband of Rukmani (Retired Teacher – Kalutara Gnanodaya School), loving father of Thushara (Teacher – Kalamulla R.C. School) and Srimal, father-in-law of Gajaba Hettiarachchi (Manager – U.K.G Group of Companies, Galle), everloving grandfather of Kavisha (Student Medical Faculty Karapitiya Galle) and Sanduni Ravisha (Student Kalutara Balika National School), loving brother of late Cyril, Merril, Neil and Cecil, expired. Remains lie at No. 55, Sri Sarananda Mawatha, Kalutara South. Funeral will take place on 27th (Friday) January 2017 at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Kalutara North. TP. 034-2222274. 011200

TOBY CLAESSEN – Son of Francis Claessen (Deceased) and Joan Pereira (Australia), brother of Jeremy and Cathy, formerly Teacher at St Peter’s College and AIS. Burial at General Cemetery Borella, Thursday 26th January 2017. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Parlour 4.30 p.m. 011252

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 

BROTHER DOMINIC – BROTHER ALEXANDER DOMINIC DAS of the Ceylon Pentecostal Mission entered Rest. Funeral Service on Wednesday the 25th at the Mission Headquarters, No. 11, Rodrigo Place, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15 at 9.00 a.m. Burial Madampitiya Cemetery. 010675

CLOGSTOUN – GASTON DYLEROY ANTHONY (Manager Operations / Reservation – Exotic Holidays International). Precious son of Glenroy (Kingsbury Hotel) and Maureen, loving brother of Christina, passed away peacefully in the Hands of the Lord. Cortege leaves residence 67/2A, Sri Medananda Road, off De Mel Road, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa on Wednesday 25th January at 3.00 p.m. for Queen of Angels Church, Rawathawatta for Service. Burial at Roman Catholic Section, General Cemetery Borella at 5.00 p.m. Contact No.: 0785356836.010523

DIAS – DORIN (Aunty Dicky) – Teacher – Beloved wife of Alfred Dias, loving mother of Johann Muller (USA), Desiree Wijesundera (Australia), Rosanne Sabar (Australia), Rohan Dias (Kuwait Airways), Shiran Dias (Expolanka), mother-in-law of Premila Muller (USA), Rajiv Wijesundera (Australia), Malik Sabar (Australia), Thilini Dias (Nestle), sister of late Capt. Brian Perera & Chaman Amarasekara (Australia), was called to Eternal Rest on 21st January 2017. Remains lie at No. 18, Piyaratanarama Road, Dehiwala from Wednesday January 25th. Funeral Service and Cremation according to her wishes on 27th January at 5 p.m. at Mount Lavinia General Cemetery. 010701

EDIRISURIYA – MRS. LILIYAN (of Maha Walawwa, Gandara) – Beloved wife of late Mr. Millgrad Guy Warnakula Edirisuriya, precious mother of Kulasiri, Lalith, Sharika, Kapila and Guttila, loving mother-in-law of Ranjith, Jayanthi, Shirani, Sujeewa and Anoma, expired on 23.01.2017. Funeral will take place at 5.00 p.m. on 25.01.2017, at the General Cemetery, Matara. Telephone: 0718-152370, 0412-259278.010570

SALGADO – CHINTHAMANI (BINKY). Beloved wife of Lakshman (Dr. M.S.L., Retd. JMO/Prof). Loving mother of Krishant and Shamali, daughter of late S.S.J. and Beatrice Goonesekera, sister of late Manel Tampoe and of Shanthilal Goonesekera, sister-in-law of late Toap and of Chintha, late Dr. Ranji and of Surangani Salgado, Drs Raja and Beth Salgado. Remains lie at residence No. 5, Melbourne Avenue, Bamblapitiya from Tuesday 24th. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on Wednesday 25th at 4.00 p.m. leaving residence at 3.15 p.m. No flowers by request. 010325

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 

CLOGSTOUN – GASTON DYLEROY ANTONY (Manager Operations / Reservation – Exotic Holidays International). Previous son of Glenroy (Kingsbury Hotel) & Maureen, loving brother of Christina, passed away peacefully in the Hands of the Lord. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. Contact No. 0785356836. 67/2A, Sri Medananda Road, off De Mel Road, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa. 010402

GINIGE – MR. DICKMAN NANDASIRI. Son of late Ginige Simaris Silva and Alice Nona of Polwatta, Ambalangoda, brother of Lambert, Badraprema, late Dharmadasa, late Piyasiri, late Mahinda, brother-in-law of Neeta, Ranjani, Bandusili, late Josalin and late Lalani, expired. Remains lies at No. 5, 9th Lane, Jayamalapura, Gampola. Funeral will take place at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 24th January at Gampola General Cemetry. 010356

KITHULEGODA – ROHINI MYRTLE. Much loved wife of the late Upali, precious mother of Lalith and Manique, mother-in-law of Rehana and Prince, ever loving grandmother of Charmaine, Neshan, Chevan and Ayesha, loving Akka of late Manel, Bandula, Lalitha and Mahen, passed away on 20.01.2017. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Borella from Monday 23.01.2017. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on Tuesday 24.01.2017 at 5 p.m. 010131

MANCHANAYAKE – SAMAN (ITN), dearest husband of Dinesha Udawatte, loving father of Eranga (Australia), Thisura (Royal College) and Himal (Royal College), son of E.D.P. Manchanayake and late Chandra, brother of Devika Bamunuge, Upul and Amitha, brother-in-law of Asoka Bamunuge (National Water Supply and Drainage Board), Ruvini Siyambalapitiya, Thilini Wickremaratne and Rashath Udawatte (Australia), son-in-law of Jayatissa and Karuna Udawatte (Australia), expired. Cortege leaves residence 11, Mahasen Mawatha, Nawala Road, Nugegoda at 1.30 p.m. for cremation on Tuesday, 24th January, at 2.30 p.m. at Nisala Arana, Kohuwala General Cemetery. 010138

RATHNAYAKE – The death is announced of Miss Leila Ratnayake (Retired Teacher – St. John’s Girls’ School Panadura), daughter of late K.D. Carolis Appuhamy and Dona Engalthina Kurruppu Jayawardena, sister of late Dr. Chandrange, Haripala, Dixson Wimala and Paul, sister-in-law of late Robert Nannyakkara, and Nanda, loving aunt of Ravi, Jayanthi, Amarangani, Chandana, late Sarath and Bandula. Funeral on Tuesday 24th January 2017. Cortege leaves 70, Rumniwasa Panadura at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery. 010141

SALGADO – CHINTHAMANI (BINKY). Beloved wife of Lakshman (Dr. M.S.L., Retd. JMO/Prof). Loving mother of Krishant and Shamali, daughter of late S.S.J. and Beatrice Goonesekera, sister of late Manel Tampoe and of Shanthilal Goonesekera, sister-in-law of late Toap and of Chintha, late Dr. Ranji and of Surangani Salgado, Drs Raja and Beth Salgado. Remains lie at residence No. 5, Melbourne Avenue, Bamblapitiya from Tuesday 24th. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on Wednesday 25th at 4.00 p.m. leaving residence at 3.15 p.m. No flowers by request. 010325

BENJAMIN – THEVAMALAR (Retired Teacher – MGHS Point Pedro, Alfha Criya Muslim School, Bloemendhal Tamil Vidyalayam, Colombo 14). Beloved wife of late Joshua Benjamin, loving mother of late sister Queency, Trisette, Geetha, Ajith, grandmother of Ashan, Blessina, Timothy, Dinithi, Nathan, Ezra, mother-in-law of Mohan, late Christy, Priscilla, loving daughter of late Mr. & Mrs. Nagalingam, loving sister of Jeyamany, Arulanandam, Paramanandam, Jeevanandam, Manonmany, Navamalar, Ranji, passed away on 23rd January 2017. Funeral service at No. 15, Kawdana Gardens, Dehiwala on 25th January 2017 at 4 p.m. Burial at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. 010403

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Monday, January 23, 2017 

DR. BALASURIYA – REGINOLD (Retired Divisional Registered Medical Practitioner, Kurunegala) – Beloved husband of late Mrs. Kusumawathie Muriel Jayasundara Balasuriya and loving father of Dr. Udeni Balasuriya (USA) and late Mrs. Nilmini Ratnayake (Australia), father-in-law of Ranjani Balasuriya (USA) and Colvin Ratnayake (Australia), expired. Funeral will take place at 3.00 p.m. on Monday the 23rd at the Meddepathana Cemetery, Ampitiya, Kandy. V.C. 145, Ampitiya, Kandy. Telephone: 076-8821469. 010140

DR. COREA – QUINTUS. Beloved husband of the late Margie, beloved father of Chris and Enoka and of Rochelle and Leyaket Tayabally, loving grandfather of Shenuka, Shalini, Rehana and Rayaca, brother of Sextus and of late Placidus, Amyntus, Therese and Justus, brother-in-law of Trixie, Julie and Clare. Cortege leaves residence 111, Inner Flower Road, Colombo 03 at 3.00 p.m. for service at St. Anthoney’s Church, Kollupitiya on Monday 23rd January followed by burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte, RC Section. 010142

KITHULEGODA – ROHINI MYRTLE Much loved wife of the late Upali, precious mother of Lalith and Manique, mother-in-law of Rehana and Prince, ever loving grandmother of Charmaine, Neshan, Chevan and Ayesha, loving Akka of late Manel, Bandula, Lalitha and Mahen, passed away on 20.01.2017. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Borella from Monday 23.01.2017. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on Tuesday 24.01.2017 at 5 p.m. 010131

MANCHANAYAKE – SAMAN (ITN), dearest husband of Dinesha Udawatte, loving father of Eranga (Australia), Thisura (Royal College) and Himal (Royal College), son of E.D.P. Manchanayake and late Chandra, brother of Devika Bamunuge, Upul and Amitha, brother-in-law of Asoka Bamunuge (National Water Supply and Drainage Board), Ruvini Siyambalapitiya, Thilini Wickremaratne and Rashath Udawatte (Australia), son-in-law of Jayatissa and Karuna Udawatte (Australia), expired. Cortege leaves residence 11, Mahasen Mawatha, Nawala Road, Nugegoda at 1.30 p.m. for cremation on Tuesday, 24th January, at 2.30 p.m. at Nisala Arana, Kohuwala General Cemetery. 010138

RATHNAYAKE – The death is announced of Miss Leila Ratnayake, retired teacher St. John’s Girls’ School Panadura, daughter of late K.D. Carolis Appuhamy and Dona Engalthina Kurruppu Jayawardena, sister of late Dr. Chandrange , Haripala, Dixson Wimala and Paul, sister-in-law of late Robert Nannyakkara, and Nanda, loving aunt of Ravi, Jayanthi, Amarangani, Chandana, late Sarath and Bandula. Funeral on Tuesday 24th January 2017. Cortege leaves 70, Rumniwasa Panadura at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery. 010141

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2017.

GOMES – BOMIRIYAGE RATHNAPALA GOMES – Loving husband of Sunitha, father of Ayomi, father-in-law of Suran, son of late Manuel and Charlotte Gomes, brother of Ida, Hilda and late Colin, and uncle of Dharshi, Hiran, Manoja, Hirantha, Isuru and Nipunika. Cortege leaves residence 6/6, Cross Road, Mt. Lavinia at 4.00 p.m. on Monday January 23rd for cremation at the Mt. Lavinia Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 009727

KAPUGEDARA – LALITH INDRAKANTHA. Beloved husband of Bridget Kapugedara (retired bank officer BOC), father of Chamara Kapugedara & Chathuri Kapugedara, father-in-law of Vichithra Wijesooriya & Tamara Kapugedara, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 23/25, Thalwatte Estate, Naththarampotha, Kundasale, Sunday 22nd January 2017 at 4.00pm. Cremation at the Balagolla cemetery at 5.00pm. 009825

PEIRIS – CHARLES HENRY DE SOYSA – Beloved husband of Marguerite, loving father of Gihan, Shane and Natasha, father-in-law of Rukshini, Shami and Johan, precious Seeya of Dharin, Alisha, Dhanya, Kahya, Mikhail, Reyhaan and Alana. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 2 p.m. Friday 20th to 2 p.m. Saturday 21st January. Thereafter at No. 25, Anura Cross Road, Anderson Road, Kalubowila, Dehiwela. Cortege leaves residence at 2 p.m. on Sunday 22nd January for burial at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa, at 3 p.m. 009695

PERERA – TUDOR LALITH – (Retired Custom Officer) – Beloved husband of Sujatha (retired from Tourist Board), loving father of Mohan (former Planter), Manohari (retired teacher, Ananda Sasthralaya) & Samanmalee, loving father-in-law of Wasantha – (Director General) (SLIDA), and loving grandfather of Duleendra (USA) and Sohaani (USA), passed away. Cortege leaves at Jayaratne Parlour, Borella on Sunday 22nd January at 4 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella. (T.P. 0112682806). 010053

SAMARASINHA – CHRISTOPHER – Beloved husband of Kanthi, loving father of Kushan (Coats Thread Exports (Pvt) Ltd) and Savanthi, father-in-law of Hirosha (HNB) and Niwanthi (DFCC), precious grandfather of Sineth and Shivene, expired. Cortege leaves residence 125/5, Old Dispensary Road, Thimbirigasyaya, Hendala, Wattala at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 22nd January for burial at St. Mary’s Church, Nayakakanda at 4.00 p.m. 010086

KITHULEGODA – ROHINI MYRTLE Much loved wife of the late Upali, precious mother of Lalith and Manique, mother-in-law of Rehana and Prince, ever loving grandmother of Charmaine, Neshan, Chevan and Ayesha, loving Akka of late Manel, Bandula, Lalitha and Mahen, Passed away on 20.01.2017. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Borella from Monday 23.01.2017. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on Tuesday 24.01.2017 at 5 p.m. 010133

MANCHANAYAKE – SAMAN (ITN), dearest husband of Dinesha Udawatte, loving father of Eranga (Australia), Thisura (Royal College) and Himal (Royal College), son of E.D.P. Manchanayake and late Chandra, brother of Devika Bamunuge, Upul and Amitha, brother-in-law of Asoka Bamunuge (National Water Supply and Drainage Board), Ruvini Siyambalapitiya, Thilini Wickremaratne and Rashath Udawatte (Australia), son-in-law of Jayatissa and Karuna Udawatte (Australia), expired. Cortege leaves residence 11, Mahasen Mawatha, Nawala Road, Nugegoda at 1.30 p.m. for Cremation on Tuesday, 24th January, at 2.30 p.m. at Nisala Arana, Kohuwala General Cemetery. 010137

NATHANIEL – F R (TONY) loving husband of Primrose Nathaniel, loving father of Camelia and Thushari, loving grandfather of Zuo Loong, Mei Ling, Lianna and Ethan passed away on 20th Jan. The remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m., Service at 4 p.m. and Cremation at 5 p.m. at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery on 22nd January 2017. 010125


[Death Acknowledgements]

DE SILVA – ROY – WE acknowledge with gratitude the care of the Doctors, Caregivers, friends and relatives as well as the many others who helped in numerous ways at our time of grief and their participation at the funeral and religious ceremonies. We regret our inability to thank you all individually. The De Silva family. 454/18, Piachaud Gardens, Kandy. 009699

GUNASEKERA – SHANTHA – We the family of late Shantha Gunasekera offer our sincere thanks and gratitude to the relations, neighbours and friends who helped in various ways during our time of need with prayers, messages of condolence and floral tributes. Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Nilukshan Jayaweera (Neuro Surgeon), the Nursing Staff at Brown’s Hospital, Ragama & the N.H.S.L. Many thanks to M/S K D A Weerasinghe & Co., (Pvt) Ltd. We thank Rev. Fr. Francis Fonseka, Rev. Fr. Tyronne Mihindukulasuriya S.J. and Rev. Fr. Ciswan de Croose. Also the Rev. Sisters of The Holy Angels and Prayer groups of St. Lazarus Church, Kurukulawa, Ragama. St. Anne, Hiran, Linda, Vanessa and Eliza Gunasekera, Sonali, Anjana and Annya Nissanka. No. 13/18, Tri City Gardens, Kurukulawa, Ragama. 008804

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Saturday, January 21, 2017 

JAMES – AMARA (Proprietor Ceylon Trading Company – Bangalore). Wife of late K.B. James, mother of Sunil, Sweetha and Sisira (NZ), mother-in-law of Indranee, Ananda and Champa, grandmother of Anira and Siddath, Aseka and Pasan, great grandmother of Little Yanik. Remains lie at residence, 10/2, Sulaiman Terrace, Colombo 05. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 21st January 2016 at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at 5 p.m. General Cemetery Borella. 008397

KAPUGEDARA – LALITH INDRAKANTHA. Beloved husband of Bridget Kapugedara (retired bank officer BOC), father of Chamara Kapugedara & Chathuri Kapugedara, father-in-law of Vichithra Wijesooriya & Tamara Kapugedara, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 23/25, Thalwatte Estate, Naththarampotha, Kundasale, Sunday 22nd January 2017 at 4.00pm. Cremation at the Balagolla cemetery at 5.00pm. 009830

PEIRIS – CHARLES HENRY DE SOYSA – Beloved husband of Marguerite, loving father of Gihan, Shane and Natasha, father-in-law of Rukshini, Shami and Johann, precious Seeya of Dharin, Alisha, Dhanya, Kahya, Mikhail, Reyhaan and Alana. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 2 p.m. Friday 20th to 2 p.m. Saturday 21st January. Thereafter at No. 25, Anura Cross Road, Anderson Road, Kalubowila, Dehiwela. Cortege leaves residence at 2 p.m. on Sunday 22nd January for burial at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa, at 3 p.m. 009692

PROF. INDRARATNA A.D.V. DE S. – Husband of Dr. Swarna, father of Dr. Kanishka, Prof. Buddhima, Dr. Sumangali, father-in-law of Dr. Yuthika, Manori, Sathis Wijethunge, grandfather of Praveen, Amrit, Sarinda, Kavishka, Anuk, Samodani, Punita, expired. Cremation on 21st January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella. 7A, Claessen Place, off Keppetipola Road, Colombo 05. Cortege leaves residence at 12 noon for the University of Colombo. 008013

VELAIYUTHAM – M (Retired Vice Principal, Zahira College, Matale) – Beloved husband of Chandradevi, loving father of Jeiyachandran (Deputy Regional Manager – Kandy, Distilleries Company), Dr. Senthan (Kalubowila Hospital), Mithilan (Accountant, Australia) and late Nagulan, father-in-law of Suthajini, Ajantha, Tharini (Australia), grandfather of Senthuran, Sharan, Kausian, Vanathi, Ahilyan, Prieyan, Shibhyan and brother of late Ponnamma, late Vallipillai, late Sabapathipillai and late Sinnathurai. Cremation took place on Friday 20th at 3.00 p.m. at Borella General Cemetery. T.Phone: 0112514366, 0773416492, 0777367987. 009099

WICKRAMATUNGE – CHANDRA – Loving husband of Joan, loving father of Chandima, beloved brother of late Rohini, Abhey, Maya, Ranjith, Vipula, late Jayasiri and late Anura, loving grandfather of Chayan, father-in-law of Anushka, beloved brother-in-law of late Arthur, Erine, Gamini, Charlie, Megan, Rommel, Roshanie, Nirmalie, Premika and Kumari. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 21st January 2017 for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 3.30 p.m. 009687

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Friday, January 20, 2017

DE LIMA – DOREEN – Beloved wife of the late Merville, mother of Carina and Russell, mother-in-law of Chitrasena Jayawardena and the late Valerie, sister of the late Anton Joachim and Barbara Joachim, grandmother of Gehan, Rukshan and Bjorn and great grandmother of Soraya, Kayla and Joshua. Remains were laid to rest on 17th January 2017 according to her wishes. (Australian, Canadian and UK papers please copy). 008403

FERNANDO – MERCIA (Nee SIRIWARDENA). Dearly beloved wife of late Everard Fernando, loving mother of Nilanthi, mother-in-law of Dilanjan De Silva, grandmother of Anish and Ranik, sister of Darinda and Joseph (Australia). Cortege leaves the residence No. 08, Mallikarama Road, off Attidiya Road, Ratmalana on Sunday 22nd January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. for burial at the Galkissa Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section). *** (Please note no flowers by request)*** 008394

PROF. INDRARATNA A.D.V. DE S. – Husband of Dr. Swarna, father of Dr. Kanishka, Prof. Buddhima, Dr. Sumangali, father-in-law of Dr. Yuthika, Manori, Sathis Wijethunge, grandfather of Praveen, Amrit, Sarinda, Kavishka, Anuk, Samodani, Punita, expired. Cremation on 21st January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella. 7A, Claessen Place, off Keppetipola Road, Colombo 05. Cortege leaves residence at 12 noon for the University of Colombo. 008013

PEIRIS – CHARLES HENRY DE SOYSA – Beloved husband of Marguerite, loving father of Gihan, Shane and Natasha, father-in-law of Rukshini, Shami and Johann, precious Seeya of Dharin, Alisha, Dhanya, Kahya, Mikhail, Reyhaan and Alana. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 2 p.m. Friday 20th to 2 p.m. Saturday 21st January. Thereafter at No. 25, Anura Cross Road, Anderson Road, Kalubowila, Dehiwela. Cortege leaves residence at 2 p.m. on Sunday 22nd January for burial at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa, at 3 p.m. 008799

VELAIYUTHAM – M (Retired Vice Principal, Zahira College, Matale) – Beloved husband of Chandradevi, loving father of Jeiyachandran (Deputy Regional Manager – Kandy, Distilleries Company), Dr. Senkhan (Kalubowila Hospital), Mithilan (Accountant, Australia) and late Nagulan, father-in-law of Suthajini, Ajantha, Tharini (Australia), grandfather of Senthuran, Sharan, Kausian, Vanathi, Ahilyan, Prieyan, Shibhyan and brother of late Ponnamma, late Valllipillai, late Sabapathipillai and late Sinnathurai. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cremation on Friday 20th at 3.00 p.m. at Borella General Cemetery. T.Phone: 0112514366, 0773416492, 0777367987. 008367

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Thursday, January 19, 2017.

DE SILVA – SEPALI (nee DHARMADASA) dearly beloved wife of late Collin De Silva, loving mother of Jayanthi Perera (Jani), late Palitha De Silva, Lalani Perera (Lali), mother-in-law of Errol Perera and Sunil Perera (Italy), grandmother of Chhagaa Kelly (Australia), Dimithri Perera (DHL Keells), Shan Perera (Penthouse Travels) and Dhanushka (Sri Lanka Navy). Remains lie at Jayaratna Funeral Parlour, Borella from 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday the 18th January. Cremation will be at Borella General Cemetery on Thursday the 19th January at 4.00 p.m. 007537

EDIRISINGHE – MRS. KUDA MENIKE – Beloved wife of late L.J. Edirisinghe (Jailor, Department of Prisons / Retired), precious mother of Upali (Businessman), Wasantha (Staff, Mahamaathya Vidyalaya), Ranjith (Coca Cola Company), and Shanthi, mother-in-law of Damayanthi, Kumuduni, Sanath and Saaliya, expired. Funeral will take place at 5.00 p.m. on Thursday, the 19th at the Mirihana General Cemetery. No. 142B, Mirihana, Nugegoda. Bereaved children and relatives. 007090

FERNANDO – MUTUTHANTHIRLAGE LESLEY HENRY – Beloved eldest son of late Edwin Peter Fernando and Charlotte Fernando, loving husband of Chandradevi Fernando, much loved father of Vajira, Varuni (Canada) and Prashad Mututhantri, father-in-law of Palitha de Silva, Kasun Weerasinghe (Canada) and Arundathie Wijesekera, adorable grandfather of Kulani (Canada), Nimali and Sayuri, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 21/12, Sri Rahula Mawatha, Katubedda on Thursday 19th January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia. 007164

JAMES – AMARA – (Proprietor Ceylon Trading Company – Bangalore). Wife of late K.B. James, mother of Sunil, Sweetha and Sisira (NZ), mother-in-law of Indranee, Ananda and Champa, grandmother of Anira and Siddath, Aseka and Pasan. Remains lie at residence, 10/2, Sulaiman Terrace, Colombo 05. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 21st January 2017 at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at 5 p.m. at General Cemetery, Borella. 007608

JAYASINHA – DR. ELMO STANLEY – (Retired Sri Lanka Air Force). Dearly beloved husband of Matilda Dharma, son of late Patrick and Madlin Jayasinha, precious father of Channa (Wellington City Council) and Namalie, adored seeya of Ranmalee and Gothami, cherished brother of Nalini Dias – Abeygunewardene, late Sam and late Daphne Dias – Guneratne, brother-in-law of Ranjan Dias – Abeygunewardene, Harriet, late Charlotte and of Violet, Henry, Kusum, Chitra, Ramya, Asoka and Sunil, passed away in New Zealand. Cremation on 20th Friday at Karori Cemetery. No. 8, Tralee Place, Johnsonville, Wellington. T’ Phone : 0112884356 (Sri Lanka) 00644 4788 468 (N.Z.) 006957

MAY PHILOMENA RAJAPOOVATHY – Beloved wife of late Lion V. Thamotharampillai, loving mother of Mohanraj and Dr. Prithiviraj, mother-in-law of Sharmini and Delrene, grandmother of Saumya, Nadishani and Gareth, Divya, Jonathan, great grandmother of Jonah, Caleb and Jacob, beloved sister of late Pearl, Kamala and Rani, aunt of Devika, Rajeevi, Shyamala, Nirupa and late Jude. Cortege leaves residence on 19th January 2017 at 3.30 p.m. Burial at the General Cemetery, Mannar. 007477

PERERA – OSCAR VINCENT – (Retired Import and Export Manager, Lanka Canneries Ltd). Husband of late Mrs.Indra Perera. Father of Lalitha, Shanthi and Ajith. Father-in-law of Dudley, Milton and Anne. Grandfather of Manjula, Anila, Sanjay, Carmaline, Shermila, Viren, Rajiv, Shehara and Pradeeshan. Great grandfather of Amesh, Ashen, Avin, Imaaya, Anaka and Luca. Brother of late Olga, Sextus and Cynthia. Uncle of Shiyamali and Sarath. Cortege leaves residence No.72/80, Edirisinghe Road, Mirihana, Nugegoda at 3.30pm Thursday 19th January to St.Thomas church cemetery, Kotte. 007092

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

EDIRISINGHE – MRS. KUDA MENIKE – Beloved wife of late L.J. Edirisinghe (Jailor, Department of Prisons / Retired), precious mother of Upali (Businessman), Wasantha (Staff, Mahamaathya Vidyalaya), Ranjith (Coca Cola Company), and Shanthi, mother-in-law of Damayanthi, Kumuduni, Sanath and Saaliya, expired. Funeral will take place at 5.00 p.m. on Thursday, the 19th at the Mirihana General Cemetery. No. 142B, Mirihana, Nugegoda. Bereaved children and relatives. 007090

FERNANDO – MUTUTHANTHIRLAGE LESLEY HENRY – Beloved eldest son of late Edwin Peter Fernando and Charlotte Fernando, loving husband of Chandradevi Fernando, much loved father of Vajira, Varuni (Canada) and Prashad Mututhantri, father-in-law of Palitha de Silva, Kasun Weerasinghe (Canada) and Arundathie Wijesekera, adorable grandfather of Kulani (Canada), Nimali and Sayuri, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 21/12, Sri Rahula Mawatha, Katubedda on Thursday 19th January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia. 007164

JAYASINHA – DR. ELMO STANLEY – (Retired Sri Lanka Air Force). Dearly beloved husband of Matilda Dharma, son of late Patrick and Madlin Jayasinha, precious father of Channa (Wellington City Council) and Namalie, adored seeya of Ranmalee and Gothami, cherished brother of Nalini Dias – Abeygunewardene, late Sam and late Daphne Dias – Guneratne, brother-in-law of Ranjan Dias – Abeygunewardene, Harriet, late Charlotte and of Violet, Henry, Kusum, Chitra, Ramya, Asoka and Sunil, passed away in New Zealand. Cremation on 20th Friday at Karori Cemetery. No. 8, Tralee Place, Johnsonville, Wellington. T’ Phone : 0112884356 (Sri Lanka) 00644 4788 468 (N.Z.) 006957

PERERA OSCAR VINCENT- (Retired Import and Export Manager, Lanka Canneries Ltd). Husband of late Mrs.Indra Perera. Father of Lalitha, Shanthi and Ajith. Father-in-law of Dudley, Milton and Anne. Grandfather of Manjula, Anila, Sanjay, Carmaline, Shermila, Viren, Rajiv, Shehara and Pradeeshan. Great grandfather of Amesh, Ashen, Avin, Imaaya, Anaka and Luca. Brother of late Olga, Sextus and Cynthia. Uncle of Shiyamali and Sarath. Cortege leaves residence No. 72/80, Edirisinghe Road, Mirihana, Nugegoda at 3.30pm Thursday 19th January to St.Thomas church cemetery, Kotte. 007092

PERERA – ELMO PETER – Beloved husband of Mrs. Soma Silva, son of late Minister M. Vincent Perera. Loving father of Nadishani Perera, Makalanda (St. Peter’s College), Kanishka Perera (former Member of Colombo Municipal Council), father-in-law of Kavinda Makalanda (Signature Living & Richard Peiris Group), loving grandfather of Sonali & Nayomi Makalanda. Cortege leaves residence 65/33, Midland City, Singha Road, Mabola, Wattala on Thursday 19th January at 05.00 p.m. Cremation to be held at Welisara Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. 007209

PERERA – MRS. P.M. (Retired Deputy Principal, Kalutara Balika), beloved wife fo late Mr Anthony Baddeliyanage, mother of Dr. Priyani Nathavitharana (UK), Dr. Vindhya Mendis (Australia), Deepthi Wimalasuriya (Australia), Preethi Baddeliyanage (Ex. Staff HNB), Aruni Fernando (Canada), mother-in-law of Dr. Kamal Nathavitharana (UK), Ranjan Mendis (Australia), Rukman Wimalasuriya (Australia), Mervin Fernando (Canada), passed away. Cremation on Thursday 19th January at 5.00 p.m. at Kalutara North Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. “Vindhya”, Sri Sumangala Road North, Kalutara North. 006688

RUPASINGHE – AJITH – (Informex Concreting (Pvt.) Ltd). Beloved son of the late Justin and Manel, loving brother of Lalith (UK) and Thushi, brother-in-law of Anna (UK) and Doric, loving uncle of Daniel (NZ) and Sophie (UK), passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence No. 28, Pathiba Road, off Kirula Road, Colombo – 5 on Wednesday the 18th of January 2017 for cremation at the Borella Crematorium. 007025

SAMARASEKARA – RANJITH – Beloved father of Michelle, Sean and Sheahan, father-in-law of Nilantha Bastian, grandfather of Niluk, Anouk and Mariza. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday 18th January at 2.15 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 3.00 p.m. 007108

WICKRAMASINGHE – CYRIL WIMALASIRI DAMPAHALA – Husband of Mallika Jayasinghe, father of Vijitha and Shyamalee, father-in-law of Prabodha and Anusha, grandfather of Dinil and Sadhara, passed away peacefully. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday 18th January, therefter his remains will be handed over to the Medical Faculty, Borella according to his wishes. 007109

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

NAKULAMBIKAI AMBIKAIPAKAN – Beloved wife of late Mr Ambikaipakan (Retired Principal, Vaideshwara Vidyalayam, Jaffna), loving mother of Anadakumaraswamy (UK), late Poongothai Sarvendram, Balasubramaniam (USA), Senthilselvan (Canada) and Gowri (USA) passed away peacefully on Thursday, 12th January 2017. Funeral will take place at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 17th January, 2017 at “Mani Manai”, Mallakam. Tel. 021-2242714. 006815

PERERA – MRS. P.M. (Retired Deputy Principal, Kalutara Balika), beloved wife fo late Mr Anthony Baddeliyanage, mother of Dr. Priyani Nathavitharana (UK), Dr. Vindhya Mendis (Australia), Deepthi Wimalasuriya (Australia), Preethi Baddeliyanage (Ex. Staff HNB), Aruni Fernando (Canada), mother-in-law of Dr. Kamal Nathavitharana (UK), Ranjan Mendis (Australia), Rukman Wimalasuriya (Australia), Mervin Fernando (Canada), passed away. Cremation on Thursday 19th January at 5.00 p.m. at Kalutara North Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. “Vindhya”, Sri Sumangala Road North, Kalutara North.006688

TISSERA – W. NORBERT ALEXANDER (ALEX) – Retired Assistant Personnel and Administration Manager of State Distilleries Corporation (DSCL), HR Administration Manager at Kane Apparels Garment Factory Marawila, retired Office Staff Member of St. Joseph’s College Maradana, son of late Mr & Mrs Aaron Tissera, beloved husband of Nalini, loving father of Nelumika (Teacher St. Joseph’s College, Wattala) and Rishika (Maxwell Metal Enterprises), loving brother of Anthony Joseph, late James Stephen, Stanis Laus, George Benedict, brother-in-law of Rex Perera, Maxwell Perera, Padmini Perera & sorrowful relatives, passed away peacefully on 14th January 2017. Cortege leaves residence 16/16, Pio Mawatha, Kandana on Tuesday 17th January at 3.00 p.m. for burial at St. Sebestian’s Cemetery, Kandana. 006826

GUNASEKERA SWARNA – Retired Director of Education and Principal, Uyanwatte Teacher Training College, beloved mother of Thusitha and Niroshini, mother-in-law of Nilanthi and Janaka, loving grandmother of Chamath, Tharushi and Thevindu, sister of late Col. H.B. Wijekoon, Sumana Ranasinghe, Dr W.B. Wijekoon and Kamala Perera, expired. Viewing at Barney Raymond’s Parlour, Borella. Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte on Tuesday 17th January 2017 at 4.30 p.m. 006885

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Monday, January 16, 2017

DARRYL – SELLIAH – (Retired Manager Bank of Ceylon, Kandy). Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Gnanam, loving father of Ravi (UK) and Radhini (NZ), father-in-law of Ramesh and Priya, devoted grandfather of Reuben, Rabin and Enosh, loving brother of Brinley and Orville, passed away peacefully in Wellington, New Zealand on 13th January 2017. Tributes to: darrylselliah.tributes@gmail.com 006440

DR. KALA SHANTHA – Daughter of Composer Sunil Santha and Leela Shantha, sister of Dr. Sunil Santha, Lanka Shantha and late Jagath Shantha. The remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and burial will take place today (16.01.2017) at 3 p.m. at Dehiyagatha Public Cemetery. 006587

SIVAGURUNATHAN – VALLINAYAKIE – Formerly of Madangahawatte Lane in Wellawatte, passed away in Canada on January 3, 2017, surrounded by friends, relatives & family and funeral was held on 8th January 2017. Beloved wife of late Sivagurunathan (CGR – Ratmalana / Colombo); loving daughter of late S. Arulumpalum & Meenambal (Thambyah Madam, Kathirkamam), daughter-in-law of late S. Darmalingam & Ponnamma (Kopay South); loving mother of Vijayakummar, Niranjan, Vimalan & Nirmalan; mother-in-law of Jeyasakthie (Jeya) & Gowshaliya, caring sister of late Sivasubramaniam, Loganayakie (Darling), Sivapalan, Amirthanaykie (Rani), Thambyah (Manoharan) & late Pathmasani (Pathma); sister-in-law of late Enid Annam (Wesley College), Sri Pathmanathan (formerly Badulla), Vigneswarie (Shirly), Suntheralingam, & late Thuraisingam (Tom); loving grandmother of Nirushan, Shambavi & Archana. Vijayakumar +44-7818 – 435951, Niranjan +1-416-315-0326, Vimalan – +1647 282 4608, Nirmalan +1 604 562 1016, Darling +44-208-544-1988 Sivapalan +1-416-439-7164, Rani +1-360-694-1185, Manoharan +1-416-837-9790. 006297

TISSERA – W. NORBERT ALEXANDER (ALEX) – Retired Assistant Personnel and Administration Manager of State Distilleries Corporation (DSCL), HR Administration Manager at Kane Apparels Garment Factory, Marawila, Retired Office Staff member of St. Joseph’s College, Maradana, son of late Mr & Mrs Aaron Tissera, beloved husband of Nalini, loving father of Nelumika (Teacher, St. Joseph’s College, Wattala), and Rishika (Maxwell Metal Enterprises), loving brother of Anthony Joseph, late James Stephen, Stanis Laus, George Benedict, brother-in-law of Rex Perera, Maxwell Perera, Padmini Perera & sorrowful relatives, passed away peacefully on 14th January 2017. Cortege leaves residence, 16/16, Pio Mawatha, Kandana on Tuesday 17th January at 3.00 p.m. for burial at St. Sebestian’s Cemetery, Kandana. 006585

WEBER – MARIO WILHAM – Husband of Arlene Nee Kelart (Australia). Loving son of late Mr & Mrs E.F. Weber, brother of late, Alexis, Glenn and Leon, much loved brother, Barbara (Greece), Patrick (Australia), Polita (Italy), Jessica, Jennifer, Rio (Abu Dhabi), brother-in-law. Rienzie, Minette, Jovita (Aust.) Brian, Amal, heather Weeraman, expired. Cortege leaves residence A31, Samaranayake Square, Welisara, Ragama at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, 17th Jan. 2017 Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella. (Foreign papers please copy). 006584

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SUNDAY JANUARY 15, 2017.

DARRYL – SELLIAH – (Retired Manager Bank of Ceylon, Kandy). Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Gnanam, loving father of Ravi (UK) and Radhini (NZ), father-in-law of Ramesh and Priya, devoted grandfather of Reuben, Rabin and Enosh, loving brother of Brinley and Orville, passed away peacefully in Wellington, New Zealand on 13th January 2017. Tributes to: darrylselliah.tributes@gmail.com 006435

DE SILVA – WIMALA – Beloved wife of late Bernard De Silva, mother of Maya, Anura (A.S.S. Traders), Lalith (Flexiprint), Sajeewa (Senok Trading), mother-in-law of B.O.S. Amarasekera (Ex-People’s Bank), Sandhya, Lilangani (Ex Standard Chartered Bank), Shalika (Sustainable Energy Authority), expired. Cremation on Sunday 15th at 5 p.m. at Kohuwala Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. No. 83, Jambugasmulla Mawatha, Nugegoda. 006381

JAYATILAKA – Y.A.D. THOMAS – Beloved husband of late D.M. Wimalawathi, father of Jayantha Wijeratna (M.D. United Air-conditioning Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.), late Malani (former People’s Bank), Lalani, Nalani, Kanthi, Yasanthi and Lilani (Canada), father-in-law of Champa Wijeratna (Perth, Western Australia), I.M. Sirisena (former People’s Bank), late Jayasinghe, Nissanka, Kalansuriya, Sirisena and Ajith Weerasekara (Canada). Funeral will be held on 15.01.2017 at Gampaha Kasagahawatta Crematorium. Remains lie at residence 252, Pahala Yagoda, Ganemulla. Cortege leaves residence at 5 p.m. on 15.01.2017. (0770449117). 006277

PERERA – ARUNDATHIE (SHIRO) – Daughter of Dannister and Amy Perera Abeywardena, passed away peacefully on 11th January 2017. Loving wife of late Sanath Perera, mother of Chaminda and Chandima, grandmother of Donnya, Sacha, Shaniya & Kisha, sister of Indranie, Maduri, Chitra and late Abey, sister-in-law of Gune, Bertram, aunty of Charmaine, Bernie, Vishaka, Rajitha, Prashanthie and Nimmi. Viewing at Jayaratne Parlour, Borella, from Sunday to Monday. Cremation Monday 16th at 2 p.m. at General Cemetery, Kanatte. 006290

SIVAGURUNATHAN – VALLINAYAKIE – Formerly of Madangahawatte Lane in Wellawatte, passed away in Canadaon January 3, 2017, surrounded by friends, relatives & family and funeral was held on 8th January 2017. Beloved wife of late Sivagurunathan (CGR – Ratmalana / Colombo); loving daughter of late S. Arulumpalum & Meenambal (Thambyah Madam, Kathirkamam), daughter-in-law of late S. Darmalingam & Ponnamma (Kopay South); loving mother of Vijayakummar, Niranjan, Vimalan & Nirmalan; mother-in-law of Jeyasakthie (Jeya) & Gowshaliya, caring sister of late Sivasubramaniam, Loganayakie (Darling), Sivapalan, Amirthanaykie (Rani), Thambyah (Manoharan) & late Pathmasani (Pathma); sister-in-law of late Enid Annam (Wesley College), Sri Pathmanathan (formerly Badulla), Vigneswarie (Shirly), Sunethralingam, & late Thuraisingam (Tom); loving grandmother of Nirushan, Shambavi & Archana. Vijayakummar +44-7818 – 435951, Niranjan +1-416-315-0326, Vimalan – +1647 282 4608, Nirmalan +1 604 562 1016, Darling +44-208-544-1988 Sivapalan +1-416-439-7164, Rani +1-360-694-1185, Manoharan +1-416-837-9790. 006289

WITIYALAWADUGE – DHANAPALA – passed away 5 days before his 98th Birthday after a brief illness. Beloved husband of Irangani Dhanapala (Keerthiratna), loving father of Shiranee, Anoja, Preethi, Samantha, Nalin and Shehan, father-in-law of Asoka, Keerthi, Palitha, Sunil, Sihem and Maryse, devoted grandfather of 16 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. The family members would like to offer their sincere thanks to everyone who attended the funeral held on 8th January 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. 004478

YU – Dr. MA HUNG – The Yu family would like to notify friends of Dr. Ma Hung Yu, former GP at Chalfont Road Surgery, London, UK of his untimely death on Sunday 8th January 2017. Husband to Zakia Yu, the late Dr. Rukhsana Majeed, father to Marium Yu, son of Chin Win Yu and late Shum Mei Yu, brother to the late Dr. Shee Hung Yu, Dr. Koa Hung Yu, Nan Hung Yu, Lar Hung Yu and Sai Hung Yu. Funeral will take place on Monday January 16th, starting with a viewing (11 am) and prayers (1pm) at Edmonton Islamic Centre. Final graveside funeral ceremony will commence from 2.30 p.m. at New Southgate Cemetery. More information can be obtained from Edmonton Mosque – +(44) 02088075151. 005474

Death Acknowledgements

BENEDICT – RIENZIE. Benedict’s family sincerely thank all those who attended the funeral, sent messages of condolence and helped in many other ways at our time of sadness and parting. A Holy Mass to thank God for the life and work of Rienzie will be held on Tuesday January 17 at 6 p.m. at Fatima Church, Maradana. All are welcome. 005749

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Saturday, January 14, 2017.

DE SILVA – WIMALA – Beloved wife of late Bernard De Silva, mother of Maya, Anura (A.S.S. Traders), Lalith (Flexiprint), Sajeewa (Senok Trading), mother-in-law of B.O.S. Amarasekera (Ex-People’s Bank), Sandhya, Lilangani (Ex Standard Chartered Bank), Shalika (Sustainable Energy Authority), expired. Cremation on Sunday 15th at 5 p.m. at Kohuwala Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. No. 83, Jambugasmulla Mawatha, Nugegoda.006378

JAYATILAKA – Y.A.D. THOMAS – Beloved husband of late D.M. Wimalawathi, father of Jayantha Wijeratna (M.D. United Air-conditioning Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.), late Malani (former People’s Bank), Lalani, Nalani, Kanthi, Yasanthi and Lilani (Canada), father-in-law of Champa Wijeratna (Perth, Western Australia), I.M. Sirisena (former People’s Bank), late Jayasinghe, Nissanka, Kalansuriya, Sirisena and Ajith Weerasekara (Canada). Funeral will be held on 15.01.2017 at Gampaha Kasagahawatta Crematorium. Remains lie at residence 252, Pahala Yagoda, Ganemulla. Cortege leaves residence at 5 p.m. on 15.01.2017. (0770449117).006247

MIGNONNE – BARTHELOT – (Nee PIERES) – Daughter of late Earle and Irene Pieres. Sister of late Merille, aunt of Merille, Corine, Shaun, Stephen and Richard. Sadly missed by Placi & Romie; Verna & Upali; and The Watsons family. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 14th from 8.30 a.m. Cortege leaves at 5 p.m. on same day for burial at General Cemetery, (Anglican Section), Borella.006494

SILVA – S.K. HARRY. Beloved husband of Brenda Silva, loving father of Shamaine, Nishan and Nilanthie, father-in-law of Widwath, Kalani and Priyantha, cherished grandfather of Nadeesha, Chamith, Dilini, Sanusha, Dinuk, Theeyasha and Dehara, caring great grandfather of Keeyasha and Kyaan, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 14th January 2017 at 11.00 a.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 12 noon. 57 A/1, Police Park Lane, Mirihana Road, Nugegoda.005184

WASALATHILAKE – NANDASIRI – Director of Customs (Preventive). Beloved husband of Nelum, father of Pamali (Doctor, Diyathalawa Base Hospital), Kimal (PhD. Student, Australia), father-in-law of Patalie (Doctor, Balangoda Base Hospital), passed away. Funeral on Saturday 14th January at 5.00 p.m. at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. 170/12, Kalapura, Templers Road, Mount Lavinia.005193

YU – Dr. MA HUNG – The Yu family would like to notify friends of Dr. Ma Hung Yu, former GP at Chalfont Road Surgery, London, UK of his untimely death on Sunday 8th January 2017. Husband to Zakia Yu, the late Dr. Rukhsana Majeed, father to Marium Yu, son of Chin Win Yu and late Shum Mei Yu, brother to the late Dr. Shee Hung Yu, Dr. Koa Hung Yu, Nan Hung Yu, Lar Hung Yu and Sai Hung Yu. Funeral will take place on Monday January 16th, starting with a viewing (11 am) and prayers (1pm) at Edmonton Islamic Centre. Final graveside funeral ceremony will commence from 2.30 p.m. at New Southgate Cemetery. More information can be obtained from Edmonton Mosque – +(44) 02088075151.005478

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Friday, January 13, 2017

DE SILVA – G H G FRANCIS NIMAL, former President, Labour Tribunal and Attorney-at-Law. Dearly beloved son of late Mr and Mrs. G H A de Silva of 50/1, Kitulampitiya Road, Galle, brother of Amelia, late Orline, late Jasmine, Arthur, late Lakshman, late Indrathissa, late Swarna, Ratna, late Lionel Asoka, and Manel and brother-in-law of late Dudley, late Karunasena, Pema, Tiny, Sunethra, Vernon, Manel and late Aage, expired. Cremation at Borella General Cemetery Kanatte at 2.00 p.m. on Friday the 13th January 2017. 005363

GUNASEKERA – SHANTHA – Former employee of K.D.A. Weerasinghe and Co, beloved husband of Anne, much loved father of Hiran and Sonali, father-in-law of Anjana Nissanka and Linda, grandfather of Vanessa, Eliza and Annya, brother of Charmaine (New Zealand) and Maxie, brother-in-law of Daya Alex Nissanka (New Zealand) and Rovena. Funeral was held on Thursday 12th January 2017. No. 13/18, Pahalawatte, Tri City Gardens, Kurukulawa, Ragama. 005263

SAHAYAM – CHRYSHANTHI – Beloved wife of Kingsley Sahayam, loving mother of Steve Sahayam and mother-in-law of Suneeta, daughter of Christoble and (late) Vernon C. Perera, remembered by the family, Dr. Nagendra & (late) Ranjani Charavanapawan, Rev. Vernon & Deci Perera (Calvary Centre, Ja Ela), Vivian & Kanthi Perera, Vernon & Dawn Enus, Dr. Willie & Sandra Chelliah (AOG Bible College, Ja Ela), Dr. Gerard (Humedica Lanka) & Delrene Prithiviraj, aunty of Jeevani, Shaddy, Sanjay, Rev. Dinali (Calvary Centre), Niranjala, Pas. Virukshan (People’s Church), Tamara, Anushke, Dr. Nadishani, Shehan, Shehani, Ashani and Jonathan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour Borella, Thursday 12th January 2017 from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. and on Friday 13th January 2017 from 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon. Funeral Service at Calvary Centre (AOG), No. 16, Station Road, Kapuwatta, Ja-Ela on Friday 13th January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. followed by burial at Kapuwatte General Cemetery. 004739

SILVA – S.K. HARRY. Beloved husband of Brenda Silva, loving father of Shamaine, Nishan and Nilanthie, father-in-law of Widwath, Kalani and Priyantha, cherished grandfather of Nadeesha, Chamith, Dilini, Sanusha, Dinuk, Theeyasha and Dehara, caring great grandfather of Keeyasha and Kyaan, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 14th January 2017 at 11.00 a.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 12 noon. 57 A/1, Police Park Lane, Mirihana Road, Nugegoda. 005184

WASALATHILAKE – NANDASIRI Director of Customs (Preventive). Beloved husband of Nelum, father of Pamali (Doctor, Diyathalawa Base Hospital), Kimal (PhD. Student, Australia), father-in-law of Patalie (Doctor, Balangoda Base Hospital), passed away. Funeral on Saturday 14th January at 5.00 p.m. at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. 170/12, Kalapura, Templers Road, Mount Lavinia. 005193

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

ANNA TAMARA PERERA (TAMMY) Dearly beloved wife of Hector Perera (Attorney-at-Law), darling mother of Shenuka and Shanil (Attorney-at-Law), fond mother-in-law of Jason Batcho, daughter of the late Joy and Eileen de S. Wijeyeratne, loving sister of Ruani and Shamilal, sister-in-law of Harendra Gunasekera and Sheana, Rohan and Sharma Cooray, and Shamista Perera, is in the safe hands of Jesus. Cortege leaves residence ‘Florinden’, Kuliyapitiya at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday the 12th of January 2017, for burial at the General Cemetery, Pallapitiya, Kuliyapitiya. 004530

DHANAPALA – NIHAL. Dearly beloved son of the late Mr and Mrs Victor Dhanapala of Gampaha, brother of Patricia and Nalini, expired. Remains will lie at Jayantha Funereal Parlour, Gampaha from 8 a.m. on Thursday the 12th January until 3 p.m. Funeral service at Holy Cross Church, Gampaha at 3.30 p.m. followed by burial at Gampaha Cemetery Catholic Section. 004189

FERNANDOPULLE – PEARLY. Loving wife of late Alphonses Fernandopulle, loving mother of Poornam, Selvam, Rev. Sr. Thangam (Sisters of the Cross), Lucien Asiri, Queenie, Anthony & Jude, mother-in-law of late Victor, Anthony, Cecilkumara, Diamalie, Poovi & Shanthi, grandmother of Shamin, Viraj, Dinoli, Chandumal, Ayshika, Ashan, Rangika, Trevin, Prishan, Chamilka, Malsha, Duthika & Mathisha, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on 12th Thursday. Burial at Dankotuwa R.C. Cemetery, Sadasarana Mw, Dummalakotuwa, Dankotuwa. 004185

GUNASEKERA SHANTHA – Former Employee of K.D.A. Weerasingha and Co. Beloved husband of Anne, much loved father of Hiran and Sonali, father-in-law of Anjana Nissanka and Linda, grand father of Vanessa, Eliza and Annya, brother of Charmaine (New Zealand) and Maxie. Cortege leaves residence 13/18, Pahalawatte, Tri City Garden, Kurukulawa, Ragama at 3.30 p.m. for service at St. Lazarus Church, Kurukulawa, followed by cremation at Welisara Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 004443

MAJOR NISSANKA SAMARASINGHE. Retired Superintendent of Surveyors, ex-president of GSA and GOBA. Beloved wife of Iris, beloved father of Lalani, Omali and late Rajith, father-in-law of Kapila Perera, Don Athula Abeyratne, loving grandfather of Bernard, Olivia, Pubudu, Tanya and Asanka, brother of late Nanda Gannorowa, late Chandra de Silva, Swarna Ariyaratne, late Anula Kapugama, Lalitha Joseph, late Siripala, late Nihal, Keerthi, Palitha, Mangala and late Vinodini, passed away peacefully in Kandy. Remains will lie at 67, Sri Dhamma Siddhi Mawatha from 11th January 2017. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at Mahaiyawa Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday the 12th January 2017. 004273

MUNASINGHE – SALIYA PUSHPANATH. Dearly beloved husband of Kumudini, adored father of Harshana & Harith (Nalanda Vidyalaya), father-in-law of Heshani (Fairway Biotech), son of late Lawrence & Mallika Munasinghe, son-in-law of Lionel & late Agnes Hettiaratchi, brother & brother-in-law of Kumar & Padma Swinitha & Wijantha Ratnayake, Rohitha & Champika (New York – USA), late Nalin of Nelum, Dushantha & Lalani, Kirthi & Chamani, Nandana & Beeta, Vasundara & Nandana Amaratunga, Laksiri & Sandya, Chandima & Asoka Wewelaaratchi, Amitha & Harischandra. Cortege leaves residence 104/5, Senanayake Mawatha, Nawala, Rajagiriya at 4 p.m. on 12th January for cremation at Nawala Cemetery.004401

PERERA – SHELTON (C.S.R.), founder Chairman of the Roton – Vander Group, beloved husband of the late Swarnamali, loving father of the late Harith and of Wachindra and Dhiluk. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday the 12th of January after Roman Catholic Service at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte at 5.30 p.m. 004742

SAHAYAM – CHRYSHANTHI – Beloved wife of Kingsley Sahayam, loving mother of Steve Sahayam and mother-in-law of Suneeta, daughter of Christoble and (late) Vernon C. Perera, remembered by the family, Dr. Nagendra & (late) Ranjani Charavanapawan, Rev. Vernon & Deci Perera (Calvary Centre, Ja Ela), Vivian & Kanthi Perera, Vernon & Dawn Enus, Dr. Willie & Sandra Chelliah (AOG Bible College, Ja Ela), Dr. Gerard (Humedica Lanka) & Delrene Prithiviraj, aunty of Jeevani, Shaddy, Sanjay, Rev. Dinali (Calvary Centre), Niranjala, Pas. Virukshan (People’s Church), Tamara, Anushke, Dr. Nadishani, Shehan, Shehani, Ashani and Jonathan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour Borella, Thursday 12th January 2017 from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. and on Friday 13th January 2017 from 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon. Funeral Service at Calvary Centre (AOG), No. 16, Station Road, Kapuwatta, Ja-Ela on Friday 13th January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. followed by burial at Kapuwatte General Cemetery. 004739

SENEVIRATNE – SOMA (nee SAMARANAYAKE). Beloved wife of late Mervyn Seneviratne, dearly beloved mother of Asitha (Ministry of Industry and Commerce), Aruna (Aitken Spence) and Harshini (Attorney-at-Law), mother-in-law of late Subashini, Anjali and Kirthi Sri Gunawardena (Attorney-at-Law), affectionate grandmother of Malinda, Aravinda, Dhakshika, Manishi and Piyumi, devoted sister of Upali and Daya Samaranayake, sister-in-law of Mallika Samaranayake and late Rani Samaranayake, late Dulcie and R.D.K. Jayawardena, late Roy and Bernedette Seneviratne, late Ranjini and Arthur Wijesinghe. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 12th January 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery. No. 55/17, Swarna Road, off Havelock Road, Colombo 6. 004275

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

DE SILVA – ROY. Husband of Chandrika, beloved father of Asitha and Chulantha, father-in-law of Cristen and Pawan, grandfather of Amali, Sianna, Samaya and baby Sahaan, dearly loved brother of Kingsley, Dorothy, Edith, Trixie, Suranjith, Sreema, Ramya, Lasantha, Sunimal and Rohan, brother-in-law of Chandra, Wilmot, Damayanthi, Sena, Bernadette and Latha, passed away. Funeral on Wednesday 11th January at 6.00 p.m. at the Mahaiyawa Cemetery. Cortege leaves “Nuwara Malshalawa” at 5.00 p.m. No flowers by request. 458/18, Piachaud Gardens, Kandy. 004182

DHANAPALA – NIHAL. Dearly beloved son of the late Mr and Mrs Victor Dhanapala of Gampaha, brother of Patricia and Nalini, expired. Remains will lie at Jayantha Funereal Parlour, Gampaha from 8 a.m. on Thursday the 12th January until 3 p.m. Funeral service at Holy Cross Church, Gampaha at 3.30 p.m. followed by burial at Gampaha Cemetery Catholic Section. 004189

FERNANDOPULLE – PEARLY. Loving wife of late Alphonses Fernandopulle, loving mother of Poornam, Selvam, Rev. Sr. Thangam (Sisters of the Cross), Lucien Asiri, Queenie, Anthony & Jude, mother-in-law of late Victor, Anthony, Cecilkumara, Poovi & Shanthi, grandmother of Shamin, Viraj, Dinoli, Chandumal, Ayshika, Ashan, Rangika, Trevin, Prishan, Chamilka, Malsha, Duthika & Mathisha, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on 12th Thursday. Burial at Dankotuwa R.C. Cemetery, Sadasarana Mw, Dummalakotuwa, Dankotuwa. 004185

FERNANDO – D. BERNARD. Former member of Colombo Municipal Council, former Director of the Tyre Corporation, beloved husband of Kalyani Fernando, father of Jayendra Devapura, father-in-law of Nirodhi Devapura and grandfather of Denil, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 10th and 11th January 2017. Cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at Borella Crematorium on 11th January at 4.30 p.m. 003773

PERERA – LAKSHMAN SUSANTHA – Loving husband of Sunil Charmaine (nee De Silva), father of Nishi, Pradeep and Nirosha, father-in-law of Tania, Jeevani and Romesh Bulathsinhala, grandfather of Yohan, Alex, Aaron, Jonathon and Joshua, brother of Gehan and Nissanka, brother-in-law of Mangalika, late Jeanne and Lakshmi and of Buvaneka, Surangani, Carmini, Lakshman, Leelamani and Shiranthi. Body will lie at Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on 10.01.2017. Funeral Service at Calvary Church, Kirullapone on Wednesday 11.01.2017 at 1.00 p.m. followed by Burial at General Cemetery (Anglican Section) at 4.30 p.m. 003946

MAJOR NISSANKA SAMARASINGHE. Retired Superintendent of Surveyors, ex-president of GSA and GOBA. Beloved wife of Iris, beloved father of Lalani, Omali and late Rajith, father-in-law of Kapila Perera, Don Athula Abeyratne, loving grandfather of Bernard, Olivia, Pubudu, Tanya and Asanka, brother of late Nanda Gannorowa, late Chandra de Silva, Swarna Ariyaratne, late Anula Kapugama, Lalitha Joseph, late Siripala, late Nihal, Keerthi, Palitha, Mangala and late Vinodini, passed away peacefully in Kandy. Remains will lie at 67, Sri Dhamma Siddhi Mawatha from 11th January 2017. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at Mahaiyawa Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday the 12th January 2017. 004272

SENEVIRATNE – SOMA (nee SAMARANAYAKE). Beloved wife of late Mervyn Seneviratne, dearly beloved mother of Asitha (Ministry of Industry and Commerce), Aruna (Aitken Spence) and Harshini (Attorney-at-Law), mother-in-law of late Subashini, Anjali and Kirthi Sri Gunawardena (Attorney-at-Law), affectionate grandmother of Malinda, Aravinda, Dhakshika, Manishi and Piyumi, devoted sister of Upali and Daya Samaranayake, sister-in-law of Mallika Samaranayake and late Rani Samaranayake, late Dulcie and R.D.K. Jayawardena, late Roy and Bernedette Seneviratne, late Ranjini and Arthur Wijesinghe. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 12th January 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery. No. 55/17, Swarna Road, off Havelock Road, Colombo 6. 004274

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

BENEDICT – JOSEPH HENRY RIENZIE (Formerly of the Sri Lanka Federation of the Visually Handicapped, Ceylon Mercantile Union, Lion Shipping and Walkers), dearly beloved husband of Praxede (Pat), loving father of Karen and Natasha, father-in-law of Shahandra Martino and Tyrrell Jayawardene, brother of the late Elmo, of the late George, Rita, Marie, Therese, Rose and Louis, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. today, January 10 for Burial at the Kapuwatta Catholic Cemetery, Ja-Ela – 498, Negombo Road, Kapuwatte, Ja-ela. 003772

FERNANDO – D. BERNARD, Former member of Colombo Municipal Council, former Director of the Tyre Corporation, beloved husband of Kalyani Fernando, father of Jayendra Devapura, father-in-law of Nirodhi Devapura and grandfather of Denil, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 10th and 11th January 2017. Cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at Borella Crematorium on 11th January at 4.30 p.m. 003773

PERERA – LAKSHMAN SUSANTHA – Loving husband of Sunil Charmaine (nee De Silva), father of Nishi, Pradeep and Nirosha, father-in-law of Tania, Jeevani and Romesh Bulathsinhala, brother of Gehan and Nissanka, brother-in-law of Mangalika, late Jeanne and Lakshmi and of Buvaneka, Surangani, Carmini, Lakshman, Leelamani and Shiranthi. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour on 10.01.2017. Funeral Service at Calvary Church, Kirullapone on Wednesday 11.01.2017 at 1.00 p.m. followed by Burial at General Cemetery (Anglican Section) at 4.30 p.m. 003868

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Monday, January 9, 2017 –

CABRAAL – RITA. Beloved wife of late Calistus Cabraal, mother of Vivette, Patricia, Ira and Sidhney, mother-in-law of late Wijaya, late Susantha and of Padma and Varuni, passed away peacefully at the age of 100. Cortege leaves the residence No. 33, Buddhist Center Road, Galborella, Kelaniya on Monday 09th January 2017, for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella.003593 RODRIGO – NEIL (Ret. Brown & Co. – Agriculture Division & Cricket Umpire). Beloved husband of late Mangalika Rodrigo (nee Perera) (Ret. People’s Bank), loving father of Asanka (former Air Lanka Catering) & Priyanka (Hatton National Bank), beloved son of late Edwin Rodrigo (CGR) & late Florence Rodrigo, brother of Mercia, Verna, late Raja and of Sita and Ranjinie, father-in-law of Thushari and Gayathri (CEB), grandfather of Kaveen, Shenaya and Kevin. Remains lie at residence No. 26, Right Circular Road, Jayanthipura, Battaramulla. Cortege leaves residence at 2.45 p.m. on Monday 9th January for burial at the General Cemetery (R.C. Section), Borella. 003592 WIJESEKERA – N.T.S. (former Planter SLSPC). Father of Champika, Viraj and Ranjeeva, father-in-law of Thilak Maliduwa Pathirana, Chamindika and Nilanthi. Cremation will take place on the 10th January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. at Pilangetwatte, Wanduramba, Galle. 003591 WIJESINGHE – MRS. SOMA (Retired Teacher Vishaka Vidyalaya, Badulla). Beloved Eldest daughter of late Ayurveda Physician and Mrs. Wijeratne, Beloved wife of Premasinghe Mawella (retired Principal, Uva College, Badulla), loving mother of Nandani, Kithsiri, Ira, Priyani and Nishamani, mother-in-law of late Hennayake, Indira, Ajith, Sujith and Rohitha, most loving grandmother of Chethana, Baratha, Nisansala, Deshal, Malindra, Thilosha, Devanga, Minethrie and Mineth, sister of Sheela, Mahipala, Dharmaratne, Somaratne (UK), Sunil (New Zealand). Cortege leaves residence No. 65/24, Suramya Place, Sasanawardenarama Road, Homagama at 4.00 p.m. on Monday, 9th January 2017 for Cremation at Homagama Niyadagala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 003556

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Sunday, January 8, 2017.

DE SOYZA – LESLIE – passed away on the 24th of December in Dallas, Texas at the age of 88 after a brief illness. Beloved son of the late Wijesena and Pauline De Soyza, loving husband of the late Sitha De Zoysa, loving father of Sajji Nelowet, Laki De Soyza and Lalin De Soyza, father-in-law of Heather De Soyza, grandfather of Alex Nelowet and Lucas De Soyza, brother of Yvonne Gunasekera, Elaine Hulangamuwa, late Phyllis Gunasekera, Niel De Soyza, Warren De Soyza and the late Tony De Soyza. 002819

DHARMARAJAH – VIOLET. Beloved wife of late Desmond, loving mother of Darrell, Dalrene and Russell, mother-in-law of Anita, Thirukumar and Dilshan, much loved grandmother of Dion, Katrina, Andrew, Aden, Andrea, Rachel and Serah. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour on Sunday 8th January at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery Borella at 5.00 p.m. 003590

KANAKARATNE – MRS. DAGMAR – The death occurred, of the Wife of the late Linton Kanakaratne, darling mother of Sharon (Ex-HNB), mother-in-law of Brian (HNB – Mutwal), loving grandmother of Rayantha and Amindri, beloved sister of Carl Duwearchchi and late Primrose de Silva, loving aunt of Rohan De Silva, Thilani Jayasekera, Nirmali Rodrigo and Chandha Duwearchchi (all of USA). Cortege leaves residence No. 32/1B, 4th Lane, Uyana Road, Moratuwa on Sunday 8th January, for cremation at 4.00 p.m. General Cemetery, Rawathawatte. T.P. : 011-2649243. 003555

OPATHA – NIMAL BERNADETTE – Beloved daughter of the late Durand V. Perera and Muriel Vivian Perera, loving wife of Lloyed Opatha, sister of Justin, Ajantha and the late Chandra and Hiran. Cortege leaves residence No. 176/71, Bolgoda Gardens, Galkanuwa Road, Gorakana, Moratuwa at 8 a.m. on Sunday 8th January to A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour and thereafter for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic Section) at 4 p.m. on same day. 003476

VICTOREEN – NICHOLAS (Nee SIMONS) (PAT), at rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of the late Edward, precious mother to Marco, Ramona (Galadari) and Jackie (DMS), caring mother-in-law of Clotilda, Jeffry Claessen (Queens Group) and the late Suren, amazing grandmother to Lorenzo (Mobitel), Kelvino (Saudi), Mario (wow.lk), Julian (Astron), Joshua (Sunday Times), Reno (DMS) and Joel (St. Joseph’s College). Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour (Wattala) until 3.30 p.m. today (8). Funeral Service at the Borella General Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. 003554

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Saturday, January 7, 2017

NANAYAKKARA – MR. RAJ (NISHSHANKA). Director of Finance and Administration – Boehm and Leckner Multi Moulds, Katunayake. Beloved husband of C.H. Kumari Colambage (Teacher of Vidyaloka Maha Vidyalaya, Katana), father of Yawasha and Yohan Nanayakkara. Remains lie at their residence No. 110, Katana North, Katana. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Sunday 08th January 2017 for cremation at the Crematorium, General Cemetery, Negombo. 002932

OPATHA – NIMAL BERNADETTE Beloved daughter of the late Durand V. Perera and Muriel Vivian Perera, loving wife of Lloyed Opatha, sister of Justin, Ajantha and the late Chandra and Hiran. Cortege leaves residence No. 176/71, Bolgoda Gardens, Galkanuwa Road, Gorakana, Moratuwa at 8 a.m. on Sunday 8th January for A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour and thereafter for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic Section) at 4 p.m. on same day. 003477

POMPEUS – DOROTHY (DOLLY). Wife of late Alex, daughter of late Vincent & Evelyn de Cruze, beloved mother of Deanna & Arlene, mother-in-law of Anton Martil & Maxie Pietersz, grandmother of Angelo, Tamara, Jason & Leeroy, great grandmother of Nathan, Aiden, Jarence, loving sister of Felicia Franke, Margie Bulner, Stanley & Leonard (all deceased). Cortege leaves Raymond Funeral parlour, Mahabage at 2.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Negombo, on 7th January 2017. 002942

PREMARATNE CHANDRA P.L. – Bope, Galle. Beloved husband of Kusuma, father of Dr. Evanthi, Manthrika (Australia), father-in-law of Dr. Athula Walihinda, Jagath Kondasinghe (Australia), brother of Perly Gunawardena, Turin (late), Douglas (late), Lilian Premaratne, Nimal, Bandula, Donald (late) & Colvin (late), passed away. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 7th Jan. 2017 for Cremation at 4 p.m. at the Borella General Cemetery. 002502

RANARAJA – DUSHANTHA (MANI). Director Haycarb PLC. Beloved husband of Manju (nee Madugalle), precious father of Maljini and Deshika, dearest son of Dr. Rahula and Sita Ranaraja, brother of Lalith and Dilani, brother-in-law of Shyamali and Lilan, beloved uncle of Shanela, Kavan and Lihini. Cortege leaves residence 503/8, Halbarawa Gardens, Thalahena, Malabe on Saturday, January 7th at 9.30 a.m. for cremation at Thalahena Cemetery at 10.30 a.m. 001069

SABARATNAM – SLOJANA (Ex SLAS). Much loved daughter of late S.T. Sabaratnam and Rajalakshmi, formerly of Atchuveli, beloved sister/sister-in-law of Mala (Attorney-at-law), Dr. Dhamayanthi Gnanenthiran (U.K.), Dr. Muhundhakumar (U.K.) and Dr. Buvaneswary (U.K.), loving aunt of Dr. Dhakshi (U.K.), passed away peacefully on 28th December. Cremation took place on the same day according to her wishes. Mala – 2588645. 000311

SOMANAYAKE – EVELYN. Beloved wife of Peter, loving mother of Krisantha, Priyantha, Hemal, Devapriya, Devika, Srilal, Renuka, mother-in-law of Renuka, Sandya, Pathma, Roshini, Ajith, Ashini and Anil. Cortege leaves residence on 07th January at 3.30 p.m. at No. 6B, William Place, Mt. Lavinia to Rawathawatte Methodist Church at 4.30 p.m., thereafter burial at Koralawella Methodist Church Cemetery at 5.15 p.m. 002639

WAIDYARATNE – MRS. JASMINE (Former Principal – Holy Family Convent, Dehiwala). Beloved wife of late Arthur, precious mother of Sunethra, Enoka and Chandani, mother-in-law of Supathum, Sarath and Mahesh, darling grandmother of Manishka, Shanessa, Chesna and Marianna, loving sister of late Annesley and Randolph, sister-in-law of Irma and Padmi, called to rest with Jesus. Cortege leaves residence at 2.45 p.m. 12, C.S.A. Perera Mawatha, Uyana, Moratuwa. Funeral service at 3.15 p.m. on Saturday January 7th at St. Sebastian’s Church, Moratuwa. 002947

WEERAMANTRY – CHRISTOPHER GREGORY (Former Judge of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, and former Judge and Vice-President of the International Court of Justice). Dearly beloved husband of Rosemary (nee de Sampayo), darling father of Ravi, Shala, Nili, Romesh and Roshi, father-in-law of Julie, Jay, Harsha and Pat, and the most loving grandfather of Samantha, Shaan, Menique, Jamie, Amahl, Shenelle, Tahlia, Marnie, Maneesha, Zara and Ishana. The viewing will be on Saturday 7th January from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Auditorium of the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations, 24, Horton Place, Colombo 7 and on Sunday 8th January from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at A.F. Raymond and thereafter the burial will take place at the Borella RC Section. A memorial service will be held at St. Mary’s Church, Laurie’s Road, Colombo 4 at 7.45 p.m. on Saturday 7th. No flowers please, Donations to Samata Sarana, 531, Aluthmawatha Road, Colombo 15, Sri Lanka. 003354

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Friday, January 6, 2017

Rev. Fr. PETER CHRYSHANTHUS FERNANDO – O.M.I. Remains lie at De Mazenod House, Mattakkuliya. His remains will be removed to Fatima Church, Deans Road, Maradana on Friday the 6th January at 8 a.m. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 3 p.m. followed by burial at General Cemetery, Borella. Fr. Provincial. 000947

ARULANANTHAM – ERNEST KRISTOPHER (Manager – Horticulture Pvt. Ltd., Kurunegala). Rest in Arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Nilanthi, loving son of late Timothy & Daisy Arulanantham, brother of late Dorothy and Chrishanthy & Shiranthy, brother-in-law of Patrick Pathmanathan, uncle of Virginia & Sharmini. Cortege leaves residence No. 9/2E, Stage 2 Grayline Homes, Ekala for St. Mark’s Church, Dandugama for service at 10 a.m. on 7th January and thereafter burial at Church Cemetery. 002131

RANARAJA – DUSHANTHA (MANI). Director Haycarb PLC. Beloved husband of Manju (nee Madugalle), precious father of Maljini and Deshika, dearest son of Dr. Rahula and Sita Ranaraja, brother of Lalith and Dilani, brother-in-law of Shyamali and Lilan, beloved uncle of Shanela, Kavan and Lihini. Cortege leaves residence 503/8, Halbarawa Gardens, Thalahena, Malabe on Saturday, January 7th at 9.30 a.m. for cremation at Thalahena Cemetery at 10.30 a.m. 001069

WATAWALA – MRS. PREMA of Koswatte, Thalangama. Beloved wife of Wimal Kekirideniya (Retired State Engineering Corporation), loving mother of Manjula (Businessman), Suranka (Former Procurement Monitoring Manager – Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation), Isuru (Regional Manager – Abans), mother-in-law of Neetha, Upula (Chief Manager, NSB, Wellawatte), Suwahasha (Marketing Manager – Hiru TV), grandmother of Shakindu, Chamaru, Devindu, Diyara, passed away at the age of 71 years. Remains lie at residence No. 145/9A, Suriya Mawatha, Thalangama, Koswatta. Funeral will take place at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday, 07.01.2017 at Thalahena General Cemetery. 001637

WAIDYARATNE – MRS. JASMINE (Former Principal of Holy Family Convent, Dehiwela). Wife of late Arthur Waidyaratne, mother of Sunethra, Enoka and Chandani, passed away. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 002176

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Rev. Fr. PETER CHRYSHANTHUS FERNANDO – O.M.I. Remains lie at De Mazenod House, Mattakkuliya. His remains will be removed to Fatima Church, Deans Road, Maradana on Friday the 6th January at 8 a.m. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 3 p.m. followed by burial at General Cemetery, Borella. Fr. Provincial. 000947

FERNANDO- PRIMUS. Beloved husband of late Edith Kusuma Wanigasekara, father of Harsha, father-in-law of Nalika, grandfather of Nipunika and Piyangi. Remains lie at Jayaratna Funeral Parlour from 9.00 a.m. on Thursday, January 5th. Cortege leaves Parlour at 3 p.m. on same day for cremation at the Borella Cemetery at 3.30 p.m. 000939

JAYAWARDANA – MR. DUNSTAN (Former Chairman of Airlanka). Dearly beloved husband of Chandra, loving father of Vindya, Purnima, Menaka and Janaki, grandfather of Pesala, Ushi Anuksha, Radik and Diti, passed away on 2nd January 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on 5th January 2017. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Borella Cemetery. No. 06, Pangiriwatta Mawatha, Mirihana, Nugegoda. 000278

KURUPPU – DR. GAMINI (Nittambuwa Medical Center). Beloved husband of Indrani, loving father of Rajiv and Sanjana, father-in-law of Nilan (Millennium IT), grandfather of Hirun and brother of Ananda (deceased), Padmini and Parakrama, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 2/1, Galpotta Road, Nawala, at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday 5th of January 2017, for cremation at 3.00 p.m. at the Nawala Cemetery. 000244

RAJAPAKSE – NALINEE YAMUNA (nee HATURUSINHA). Beloved wife of late Ariyaratne Rajapakse, loving mother of Ruwanthi (Telecom), Chandika (Resplendent Ceylon), loving aunt of Lasith, sister of Lanka, Nalinee, Kanthi, Anuradha and Dammika, sister-in-law of Neil & Dammika, expired on Tuesday 03rd January. Cortege leaves Jayaratna Funeral Parlour on Thursday 05th January for cremation at the Crematorium, Borella Kanatta at 16.30 hrs. 000708

RANARAJA – DUSHANTHA (MANI). Director Haycarb PLC. Beloved husband of Manju (nee Madugalle), precious father of Maljini and Deshika, dearest son of Dr. Rahula and Sita Ranaraja, brother of Lalith and Dilani, brother-in-law of Shyamali and Lilan, beloved uncle of Shanela, Kavan and Lihini. Cortege leaves residence 503/8, Halbarawa Gardens, Thalahena, Malabe on Saturday, January 7th at 9.30 a.m. for cremation at Thalahena Cemetery at 10.30 a.m. 001068

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

BRIGADIER (Rtd) K.J.N. (JOHN) SENAWEERA. Beloved husband of late Kaushalya (nee Perera), beloved father of Haren and Nikitha, father-in-law of Manikya, beloved son of late K.J. and Nandawathi Senaweera, beloved brother of Ranjith, Rathnavali, Bandula, Bobby, Indumathi, Sarath and Jagath, brother-in-law of Amitha, Sena Thoradeniya, Keshanie, Nina, Amarasiri Pieris, late Swarna and Kamala and Mahes and Kumi, Preeni and Jayantha and Shayami. Cortege leaves residence on 4th of January 2017 at 2.15 p.m. for cremation at Borella Kanatta at 4.00 p.m. 23/44, Diyawanna Gardens, off Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 000004

FERNANDEZ – MRS. PAULINE. Lived in Anderson Flats, Colombo 5 and passed away peacefully on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. Wife of late Mr. Bobby Fernandez, mother of Genie, Geraldine, Godfrey, Godwin & Gladwin, mother-in-law of Musaamil, Arulkumar, Rajini & Rochelle, grandmother of Shila, Arshad, Madishka, Laveinia, Lutricia & Dilan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from 8.30 a.m. on Thursday 5th January. Cortege leaves the Parlour on the same day at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery of Borella (R.C. Section). 000553

JAYAWARDANA – MR. DUNSTAN (Former Chairman of Airlanka). Dearly beloved husband of Chandra, loving father of Vindya, Purnima, Menaka and Janaki, grandfather of Pesala, Ushi Anuksha, Radik and Diti, passed away on 2nd January 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on 5th January 2017. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Borella Cemetery. No. 06, Pangiriwatta Mawatha, Mirihana, Nugegoda. 000278

KANAGANAYAGAM – DAVID – At rest with Jesus. Loving husband of Kamalini, beloved father of Peter & Radhinee, John & Amitha, Andrew & Shirani and James & Shevanthi, precious grandfather of Emma & James Morris, Richard, Stefan, Hannah, Joshua, Sean, Jeshan, Shakira and Janith, brother of late Leela & Ratniah Ariyaratnam, late Pathma an HLD Selvaratnam, Rev. Canon James & Lathika Ratnanayagam, Emmanuel & Padmini Jeyarajah, Francis & Wimalarani Selvarajah and Sita & Charles Wijeyarajah. Remains will lie at residence – No. 4, 6th Lane, Nawala from 3.00 p.m. on Tuesday 3rd January. Service at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 4th January. Cortege will leave residence at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section) at 4.30 p.m. 000091

KURUPPU – DR. GAMINI (Nittambuwa Medical Center). Beloved husband of Indrani, loving father of Rajiv and Sanjana, father-in-law of Nilan (Millennium IT), grandfather of Hirun and brother of Ananda (deceased), Padmini and Parakrama, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 2/1, Galpotta Road, Nawala, at 4.15 p.m. on Thursday 5th of January 2017, for cremation at 3.00 p.m. at the Nawala Cemetery. 000244

PEIRIS – D.W. Beloved wife of the late W.A. Peiris, sister of the late Susila and Newton, Dalson, Gladys, Linchon, loving mother of Viveka, Nihal, Jayanth, Champika, Ashok, mother-in-law of late Sarath, Ajantha, Sandhya, Kanthi, Thanuja, grandmother of Srinath, Dishani, Bindiya, Sanjeewa, Kasunjali, Nishumi, Danuda, Shantell, Randu,Akithma, great grandmother of Neetu, Nishith, Maya, Joshuwa, Timsena, passed away peacefully on 1st of January 2017. Cremation at Kohuwala Crematorium at 5 p.m. on Thursday 5th. 9E, Melder Place, Nugegoda. 000252

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017 –

AMARAWEERA – KUSUMA (nee DEVARAJA). Beloved wife of late K.W. Amaraweera, former Newspaper Agent (Dehiwala – Mt. Lavinia and Ratmalana), loving sister of late Rev. Devinuwara Ariyawansa Nayaka Thero -Dakshinaramaya – Mt. Lavinia, and late Henry, Gilbert, Herbert Devaraja and Soma, Sumana, Sama and Karuna, loving mother of Lalitha, Neil, Ranjani, Nalini, Neville and Kamani, mother-in-law of Sunil Fernando, Ananda Nanayakkara (Retired SSP), Palitha Deveraja and James Simmons. Cortege leaves residence No. 92/1, Wijerama Road, Udahamulla, Nugegoda at 5.00 p.m. on 04th January 2017. Cremation at Mirihana Public Cemetery at 6.00 p.m. 000093

KANAGANAYAGAM – DAVID – At rest with Jesus. Loving husband of Kamalini, beloved father of Peter & Radhinee, John & Amitha, Andrew & Shirani and James & Shevanthi, precious grandfather of Emma & James Morris, Richard, Stefan, Hannah, Joshua, Sean, Jeshan, Shakira and Janith, brother of late Leela & Ratniah Ariyaratnam, late Pathma an HLD Selvaratnam, Rev. Canon James & Lathika Ratnanayagam, Emmanuel & Padmini Jeyarajah, Francis & Wimalarani Selvarajah and Sita & Charles Wijeyarajah. Remains will lie at residence – No. 4, 6th Lane, Nawala from 3.00 p.m. on Tuesday 3rd January. Service at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 4th January. Cortege will leave residence at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section) at 4.30 p.m. 000091

KURERA – LAKSHMI (LAKSHI). Wife of Siripala Kurera, mother of Himaya, mother-in-law of Jayanath Perera (Singapore), sister of Dr. Angelo Rodrigo (Australia), Hazel Jayamaha, and late Sybil Perera, grandmother of Capt. Surath (Singapore Armed Forces) and Subodha Perera, sister-in-law of Leela Rodrigo, late Joseph Jayamaha, late Tiburtius Perera, and late Vincent Swarnadipathi, late Agnes Basnayake, late Leela Perera, late Victor Kurera, Srimathi Manamudali, Kamala Wijesinghe and Soma Perera, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 1.00 p.m. on Tuesday 3rd January 2017 for service at 3.00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Chuch, Grand Street, Negombo. Thereafter for burial at the General Cemetery, (R.C. Section), Negombo. 000002

PATHIRANA – LEELA CHANDRALATHA (RANEE) nee DHARMASIRIWARDANA – Wife of Abhaya, mother of Deepthi (Domingo), Dilani, Asanthi, Sandun, Shyamini (Karunarathna), mother-in-law of Manoshan Domingo, Yudeesha De Alwis Pathirana, Lasitha Karunarathne, grandmother of Tharindu, Sithija, Savindu and Sneha. Cortege leaves residence 230 B/1, Vihara Mawatha, Kothalawala, Kaduwela at 12 noon for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 2 p.m. on 04/01/2017. 000203

PERERA – OLIVER (O.B.D.) (Formerly Hansard Reporter – Parliament of Sri Lanka) at rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Effie (formerly – staff Prince of Wales’ College), loving father of late Sherril and of Shareda (Pee Bee Management Services), father-in-law of Damien and Savindranie (Innovative Pesticides Marketing Pvt. Ltd.), brother of Estelle Jayawardene, late Denzil, Felicia Samararatne and Dunstan Perera grandfather of Sarita (HSBC), Gavin and Sherantha (Wavenet International Pvt. Ltd). Cortege leaves residence on Tuesday 03rd January at 3.30 p.m. for funeral service at Queen of Angels’ Church, Rawathawatte at 4 p.m. and interment at church burial grounds. 34, Dharmaratna Avenue, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa. 0112646091. 000054

SENAWEERA – BRIGADIER (Rtd) K.J.N. (JOHN). Beloved husband of late Kaushalya (nee Perera), beloved father of Haren and Nikitha, father-in-law of Manikya, beloved son of late K.J. and Nandawathi Senaweera, beloved brother of Ranjith, Rathnavali, Bandula, Bobby, Indumathi, Sarath and Jagath, brother-in-law of Amitha, Sena Thoradeniya, Keshanie, Nina, Amarasiri Pieris, late Swarna and Kamala and Mahes and Kumi, Preeni and Jayantha and Shayami. Cortege leaves residence on 4th of January 2017 at 2.15 p.m. for cremation at Borella Kanatta at 4.00 p.m. 23/44, Diyawanna Gardens, off Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 000004

SILVA – MR. M. ANDREW – Former Managing Director – Pure Beverages Company Ltd. (Coca-Cola Beverages, Sri Lanka). Beloved husband of late Swineetha, loving father of Semanthi, father-in-law of Dansiri Chandraratne, much loved grandfather of Saminda & Sakulya, Duminda & Sarasi and Samitha, passed away peacefully aged 95. Cortege leaves residence 42/5B, 4th Lane, Kandawatta Road, Battaramulla at 3.30 p.m. on 3rd January 2017. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 5.00 p.m. No flowers by request. 000075

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Monday, January 2, 2017 –

BRIGADIER SENAWEERA – (Rtd) K.J.N. (JOHN). Beloved husband of late Kaushalya (nee Perera), loving father of Haren and Nikita, father-in-law of Manikya, beloved son of late K.J. and Nandawathi Senaweera, beloved brother of Ranjith, Rathnavali, Bandula, Bobby, Indumathi, Sarath and Jagath, brother-in-law of Amitha, Sena Thevadeniya, Keshanie, Nina, Amarasiri Pieris, late Swarna and Kamala and Mahes and Kumi, Preeni and Jayantha and Shayamani, expired. Cortege leaves residence on 4th of January 2017 at 2.45 p.m. for cremation at Borella Kanatta at 4.00 p.m. 23/44, Diyawanna Gardens, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda.000004

DE SOYSA – GLADYS. Beloved wife of late Sydney, mother of Hyacinth, Lilani, Erine, Sharmain, Sylvana, Jelico, mother-in-law of Francis, late Emmanuel, Ranjith, Alwis, Sukumal, Ranmal. Cortege leaves residence No. 11, Kapuwawewa Road, Ragama on Monday the 2nd January 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for burial at St. Peter Paul’s Church, Ragama. 000003

GODAKAWELA – MR. DISSANAYAKA BATANGALA – The death occurred of Dissanayaka Batangala on 29.12.2016, son of late D.B. Batangala (Korale Mahatmaya of Sathara Korale Kadupita Paththuwa) and late Bandara Menike Marabe Kumarihami, loving father of Lalitha, Dr. Yamuna and Sumith, father-in-law of Wijeratna Senanayaka and Prasanna Ratnayaka. Funeral on 2nd January 2017. Cortege leaves residence for Pelmadulla. Cremation at 3 p.m. “Batangala Walauwa”, Godakawela.181811

KULATHUNGA – ROHAN – At Rest and free from all pain. Darling husband of Ramona and cherished and adored father of Romesh and Ronali, loved father-in-law of Harsha Fernando, darling son of the late Sepala and Rathana, loving brother of Nelum and the late Nimal, son-in-law of the late Bernie Senn and Celine, brother-in-law of Gamini Gunawardena, the late Sithy, Jerome, Ricky and the late Gavin Senn. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 2nd January 2017 for cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte at 3.30 p.m.181828

KURERA – LAKSHMI (LAKSHI). Wife of Siripala Kurera, mother of Himaya, mother-in-law of Jayanath Perera (Singapore), sister of Dr. Angelo Rodrigo (Australia), Hazel Jayamaha, and late Sybil Perera, grandmother of Capt. Surath (Singapore Armed Forces) and Subodha Perera, sister-in-law of Leela Rodrigo, late Joseph Jayamaha, late Tiburtius Perera, and late Vincent Swarnadipathi, late Agnes Basnayake, late Leela Perera, late Victor Kurera, Srimathi Manamudali, Kamala Wijesinghe and Soma Perera, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 1.00 p.m. on Tuesday 3rd January 2017 for service at 3.00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Chuch, Grand Street, Negombo. Thereafter for burial at the General Cemetery, (R.C. Section), Negombo.000002

SENARATHNE ROBERT (Retired Primary Principal of Kotte Ananda Sasthralaya). Beloved husband of late Bisomanike, father of Sampath, Priyani, Prasanna, Jayantha and Deepthi, expired. Funeral on 2nd Jaunary 2017. Cortege leaves residence No. 11A, 7th Lane, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda at 4.30 p.m. for burial at Beddagana Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.181832

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2017.

GODAKAWELA – MR. DISSANAYAKA BATANGALA – The death occured Dissanayaka Batangala on 29.12.2016, son of late D.B. Batangala (Korale Mahatmaya of Sathara Korale Kadupita Paththuwa) and late Bandara Menike Marabe Kumarihami, loving father of Lalitha, Dr. Yamuna and Sumith, father-in-law of Wijeratna Senanayaka and Prasanna Ratnayaka. Funeral on 2nd January 2017. Cortege leaves residence to Pelmadulla. Cremation at 3 p.m. “Batangala Walauwa”, Godakawela. 181809

KULATHUNGA – ROHAN – At Rest and free from all pain. Darling husband of Ramona and cherished and adored father of Romesh and Ronali, loved father-in-law of Harsha Fernando, darling son of the late Sepala and Rathana, loving brother of Nelum and the late Nimal, son-in-law of the late Bernie Senn and Celine, brother-in-law of Gamini Gunawardena, the late Sithy, Jerome, Ricky and the late Gavin Senn. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 2nd January 2017 for cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte at 3.30 p.m. 181829

KURERA – LAKSHMI (Lakshi). Wife of Siripala Kurera, mother of Himaya, mother-in-law of Jayanath Perera (Singapore), sister of Dr. Angelo Rodrigo (Australia), Hazel Jayamaha, and late Sybil Perera, grandmother of Capt. Surath (Singapore Armed Forces) and Subodha Perera, sister-in-law of Leela Rodrigo, late Joseph Jayamaha, late Tibersius Perera, and late Vincent Swarnadipathi, late Agnes Basnayake, late Leela Perera, late Victor Kurera, Srimathi Manamudali, Kamala Wijesinghe and Soma Perera, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Funeral arrangements to be notified later. 181830

NALIM – SITHY NAFISA – The death is announced of Sithy Nafisa Nalim. Beloved wife of Marhoom A.H.M. Nalim, beloved mother of Fathima Nalira Raheem, mother-in-law of Raheem Nizar, grandmother of Reema, Asif, Riham, shihara, Akthab, Rifaza and Sajjad Ahmed, great-grandmother of Amjad, Akmal, Shezan and Shazra, passed away on Wednesday, 21st December 2016. No. 08, Kirula Place, Colombo 5. 179651

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SRI LANKA OBITUARIES DECEMBER 26-31, 2016

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Saturday, December 31, 2016

DE SILVA – CONNIE (nee GABRIEL) – At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of the late Carlyle, darling mother/mother-in-law of Tony De Silva, Connie & Warren Pollocks, Loretta & Joe Saverymuthapulle, Carmeline & Santha Perera, Marino & Tania De Silva, Lorraine & George Ranasinghe, Eleanor & Ajit Costa (late) & Suzanne De Silva, darling grandmother of Joel, Shahane, Jeremy, Shalindra, Deshika, Paul, Shannon, Wayne, Seshadri, Maryse, Sabrina, David, Angelo & Richard, sister of Clarice Seneviratne and of the late Pius, Alison, Bridget & Pearly, sister-in-law of Yvonne Melder, Noeline La-Farber, Rita Van Twist, Christopher De Silva, Lourdes Rodrigo & Kingsley De Silva (late). Cortege leaves residence 58, Matagoda Road, Hendala on Saturday, 31st December 2016 at 3.30 p.m. Service at St. Mary’s Church, Nayakakanda. Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery at 4.45 p.m. 180488

DULEEP MALWATTE – Beloved husband of Arlene Malwatte, loving father of Kusal Malwatte and Narmadha Malwatte. Remains lying at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Kalubowila. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. on Saturday 31st December, 2016 at Kohuwala Cemetery.181751

EDIRISINGHE – E.M.A. (Formerly D.L. & F.C. De Saram) – Beloved husband of Nanda Edirisinghe (Deceased), father of Chintha, Sriyamani, Luxman & Ajith (Australia), son-in-law of I.S. Abeywickrama (Deceased), S. Premarathne (Osusala – Wattala), daughter-in-law Nadeera (Australia), grandchildren Delisha, Prasangi, Dhinya, Senya, Dhihansa (Australia), expired. Cremation on Saturday 31st December, 2016 at 4.00 p.m. at Eldeniya Cemetery, Kadawatha. Remains at No. 364/10, 3rd Ln, Jinasena Mw., Mahara, Kadawatha. 181086

JOSEPH – OLIVIA PRIYADARSHINI (DHARSHINI), Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of late T.C. Joseph (Rtd. ASP), darling mother / mother-in-law of Crofton / Dharish (Angela) and Delima / Damian Emmanuel (of Canada), mother of Kamala and Vijaya, precious grandmother of Sandrine, Steve, Chantal, Natasha & Jaden, fondest sister / sister-in-law of Shirley / Anton Lawrence (Canada), late Terrance Martyn / Srimalee, Aurelia (Jeyam) / Anton Kandiah, late Eswary / Dr G. Ananda and Sushila / Christopher Wijeyaratnam, loving sister-in-law of Anton / Baby, late Mervyn / Pakkiam, Sylvester / late Lilly Lawrence / Drupa, Aloysious / Wilma, John (Joseph) and late Annie Mutukrishna, Rose / late Joe Manikawasar, expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 31st December at 3.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section). 181500

KLEYN – PUSHPAM THRESA (ANNIE) – Loving wife of Loyala Kleyn (Retired Police Officer), precious mother of Ann (daughter), Belinda (Angel), Charles (Sana), Delrin (Baby), Esther (Cookoo girl), Fritzroy (Kuku Boy – Kuwait), mother-in-law of Jude (Businessman), Neville (Overseas), Shyama, Frank (Italy), Roy & Dilhanie, loving grandmother of Roger & Shani, Remien, Remona & Dexter, Remeena, Julia, Rozanna, Fiona, Jennifer, Demien, Sharia, Ryan, Kevin, Jessica, Bernadeen, Natasha, Gayasha, Jesmin, Trevo, Barbara & Deana, great-grandmother of Dion, Sheily, Biendra & Talisha, passed away. Cortege leaves residence 55/1, Alwis Town, Hendala, Wattala at 3.00 p.m. for burial at Nayakakanda Catholic Cemetery on Saturday 31st December 2016. 181461

KULATUNGA – ROHAN – At Rest and free from all Pain, darling husband of Ramona and cherished and adored father of Romesh and Ronali, loved father-in-law of Harsha Fernando, darling son of the late Sepala and Rathana, loving brother of Nelum and the late Nimal, son-in-law of the late Bernie Senn and Celine, brother-in-law of Gamini Gunawardena, the late Sithy, Jerome, Ricky and the late Gavin Senn. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 31st December from 7 p.m. onwards. Funeral arrangements will be notified later.181752

MANIK WICKRAMARATNE (OPHELIA) At Rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of Edward, loving mother of Kosala & Vindika, mother-in-law of Aruna & Dulashini, grandmother of Arindi & Thisanga, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on 31st December for burial at Borella Cemetery (Catholic Section). 42 B3, Ethulgewatte, Kesbewa. 0777393383. 181698

PATHIWILLE – KINGSLEY (Retired – CGR). Beloved husband of late Hyacinth, father of Jayantha, father-in-law of Marie, grandfather of Eranga and Wikum and Eroshini, expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 5.00 p.m. on Saturday 31st December. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section) Borella. 181753

PERERA – SANATH ANANDARAJ – Beloved husband of Sherine, loving father of Sanjaya Anuk and Shivanka (Australia), loving father-in-law of Shehana (Australia), brother of Sakunthala (USA), Sudath (Jordan), Prasadini (Isipathana College), Sandya (UK) and late Mohan, brother-in-law of Sidantha (USA), Pamoda, Chandima, Paul (UK) and Jayangani (DFCC), expired in Los Angeles, California, USA. Cremation will take place on Saturday, December 31, at 10.00 a.m. at Grand View Memorial Park and Crematory, 1341, Glenwood Road, Glendale, Los Angeles, USA. Phone: 0018185642036. 180505

TISSERA – NELUKA (The principal of JMS International School, Ekala, Ja-ela). Beloved wife of Rohan Tissera (Director of JMS International School), loving daughter of Raymond and Stella, daughter-in-law of Mercy Tissera, loving sister of Jean (Australia) and Niroshan (France), beloved mother of Chamindie and Sandali (St. Bridget’s Convent), Tharindu (St. Joseph’s College), Sandaru (Lyceum International School), loving sister-in-law of Preethi Livera (Australia), Shayaman and Marie, Shyamalie and Jude, Jude and Dayani and Sheila and Neville, has passed away. Cortege leaves on Saturday, 31st of December at 4.00 p.m. from 365, Lake City, Ja-ela, for burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kanuwana at 4.30 p.m. 181462

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Friday, December 30, 2016

CONSTANCE WEERANGANI (CONCY HERATH) – Everloving wife of Percy Herath (Deceased), beloved mother of Tissa, Lakshmi, Visaka, Rohan, Ramya, Mahesh, Anusha & Dimuthu, mother-in-law of Visaka, Nagina, Dashuyantha & Mangalika, loving grandmother of Anita, Jeanette, Connie, Shanaka, Pinky, Mahen, Nathasha, Oshara, Senali & Risini, passed away and the remains lie at Walagane, Maspotha, Kurunegala. Funeral is on the 31st December at 10.00 a.m. at the General Cemetery, Kurunegala. 179960

DE SILVA – CONNIE (nee GABRIEL) – At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of the late Carlyle, darling mother/mother-in-law of Tony De Silva, Connie & Warren Pollocks, Loretta & Joe Saverymuthapulle, Carmeline & Santha Perera, Marino & Tania De Silva, Lorraine & George Ranasinghe, Eleanor & Ajit Costa (late) & Suzanne De Silva, darling grandmother of Joel, Shahane, Jeremy, Shalindra, Deshika, Paul, Shannon, Wayne, Seshadri, Maryse, Sabrina, David, Angelo & Richard, sister of Clarice Seneviratne and of the late Pius, Alison, Bridget & Pearly, sister-in-law of Yvonne Melder, Noeline La-Farber, Rita Van Twist, Christopher De Silva, Lourdes Rodrigo & Kingsley De Silva (late). Cortege leaves residence 58, Matagoda Road, Hendala on Saturday, 31st December 2016 at 3.30 p.m. Service at St. Mary’s Church, Nayakakanda. Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery at 4.45 p.m. 180488

KARUNATILLEKE MALLIKA – Beloved wife of late Dr. K.G. Karunatilleke, loving mother of Tanuja (Sydney), Udara, mother-in-law to Nilal, expired on 28th of December. The cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 5 p.m. 31st of December 2016. 180058

NIHAL A. DHARMARATNE – Passed away peacefully at home after a brief illness. Much loved and loving husband of Theonie, adored father and father-in-law of Jehan and MyLe, Rushahn and Nivaga, Tehani and Madushin Amarasekera, cherished grandfather of Riccardo, Jerome, Joshua, Alex, Jayden and Temaya (All of New Zealand), loving brother and brother-in-law of Lakshman, Lalithie and Victor (Buster) Jayatunge, Swarnamala (all of Canada), Michael and Devika Anthonisz. Funeral Service will be held at 10.30 a.m. on Saturday 31st December at Davis Funerals, Central Auckland and interment at Manukau Memorial Gardens, Auckland, New Zealand. 180651

PAKTSUN – MARGUERITE (MARGIE) – Beloved wife of the late YunPei, sister-in-law of Yunjaak, Wivi and S Nissanga, WaiFong and Augustine John, YunHao and Manel Paktsun, WaiTsing and George Dias, YunHung, WaiYing and Lakshman Premachandra, WaiPing Paktsun, YunKuang and Christine Paktsun. Viewing from 9 a.m. on Friday 30th December at Barney Raymond’s Parlour. Service will be held at 10 a.m. followed by burial at 10.30 a.m. at the General Cemetery Kanatte. Email – waitsingdias@gmail.com 180384

PERERA – SANATH ANANDARAJ – Beloved husband of Sherine, loving father of Sanjaya Anuk and Shivanka (Australia), loving father-in-law of Shehana (Australia), brother of Sakunthala (USA), Sudath (Jordan), Prasadini (Isipathana College), Sandya (UK) and late Mohan, brother-in-law of Sidantha (USA), Pamoda, Chandima, Paul (UK) and Jayangani (DFCC), expired in Los Angeles, California, USA. Cremation will take place on Saturday, December 31, at 10.00 a.m. at Grand View Memorial Park and Crematory, 1341, Glenwood Road, Glendale, Los Angeles, USA. Phone: 0018185642036.

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

CONSTANCE WEERANGANI (CONCY HERATH) – Everloving wife of Percy Herath (Deceased), beloved mother of Tissa, Lakshmi, Visaka, Rohan, Ramya, Mahesh, Anusha & Dimuthu, mother-in-law of Visaka, Nagina, Dashuyantha & Mangalika, loving grandmother of Anita, Jeanette, Connie, Shanaka, Pinky, Mahen, Nathasha, Oshara, Senali & Risini, passed away and the remains lie at Walagane, Maspotha, Kurunegala. Funeral is on the 31st December at 10.00 a.m. at the General Cemetery, Kurunegala. 179960

DE ALWIS – MAHINDA (DMD) beloved husband of Matilda de Alwis (nee Hidelaratchi), loving father of Mihira and Manoji, father-in-law of Karen (nee Pieris) and Lasantha Wickramasuriya, loving grandfather of Ronalie, Jehan, Michael and Janith Liyanage, brother-in-law of Gerry Hidelaratchi and Beatrice Welgama, expired. Cortege leaves the residence 143, Rajagiriya Road, Rajagiriya on Thursday, December 29th 2016 at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 179892

FERNANDEZ – ANNA NALINI loving daughter of late Robert Fernandez and Rita Fernandaz (nee Motha), loving sister of Ranjit, Henry, Mercia, Pompei, Fatima and Madonna, loving sister-in-law of Desiree Fernandez, Bandula Ratnayake, Neil Seilman and Lalith Fernando, loving aunty of Danushiya Herft, Dilangini Nawaratne, Hashane Fernandez, Manoj Ratnayake, Sharon Seilman, Jerome and Flavian Fernando, expired. Cortege leaves residence 14/1, Wickrama Mw, Panadura on Thursday 29th December 2016 at 2.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 179583

JAYASENA K. (formerly of British Airways) of 14/5A, Saparamadu Avenue, Peterz Place, Nugegoda, passed away on 27.12.2016. Beloved husband of Chitra Jayasena, beloved father of Durga and Nirosha, beloved father-in-law of Inbakumar Rajendra, beloved grandfather of Akash and Tarini. Cremation on 29.12.2016 at 3.00 p.m. at Kohuwala Cemetery. 179703

PERERA – MOHAN (KMS) – Beloved husband of Jayangani (DFCC Bank), loving father of Minura (Australia) and Lahini (Visakha Vidyalaya), son of late Piyadasa and Prema Perera, son-in-law of Newton and late Lakshmi Samarasinghe, brother of Sanath (U.S.A.), Sakuntala (USA), Sudath (Jordan), Prasadini (Isipathana College) and Sandya (UK), brother-in-law of Siddhantha (USA), Shereen (USA), Chandima, Pamoda, Paul (UK), Roshani and Deepthi (USA), expired. Cortege leaves residence 49/1, Hena Road, Mount Lavinia on Thursday 29th December at 4.15 p.m. to the Attidiya Cemetery (Next to the Air Force Base, Ratmalana). Cremation at 5.00 p.m. No flowers by request. 179598

SILVA – ANNE LILAMANI (nee FERNANDO) Sydney, Australia. Loving wife of Dr. Srilal Silva (Dental Surgeon), loving father of Yasmin (Concord Hospital) & Amali (Westpac Bank), father-in-law of Stephen Graham & loving grandmother of Rohan, loving sister of Manel de Mel, Anula Fernando, late Nissanka, Siri & Gamini Fernando, sister-in-law of late Lilani Peiris, Lakmini de Mel, Anil Silva & Ranjith Silva. Cortege leaves residence No. 45/2, Jawatte Road, Colombo 05 on Thursday 29th December at 2.00 p.m. for burial at Halpe Church, Katana. yasmin.silva26@yahoo.com.au 179894

WEERAWARDANE – W.P.W. (Retired Ministry Secretary (SLAS)). Beloved husband of late Chitra (Former Commissioner of National Housing), loving father of Susanjeewa, Subhashini, Romesh, Roshan, father-in-law of Medha, Amal, Varuni and Rochelle, loving grandfather of Dushyantha, Poornima, Kehan, Chanuka, Sasanka, Isitha, loving brother of late Wijesinghe and of Gnana, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 1/22, Bemmulla at 4.00 p.m. on 29.12.2016. 179635

WIJEWEERA – V.A. – First National Coach Gymnastics. Beloved husband of Daisy, loving father of Lasantha and Aruni, passed away at the age of 88. Cortege leaves residence 176/120, Bolgoda Gardens, Galkanuwa Road, Gorakana, Moratuwa for cremation at 4.00 p.m. at Gorakana Cemetery. 179975.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016.

De Alwis Mahinda (DMD) beloved husband of Matilda de Alwis (nee Hidelaratchi), loving father of Mihira and Manoji, father-in-law of Karen (nee Pieris) and Lasantha Wickramasuriya, loving grandfather of Ronalie, Jehan, Michael and Janith Liyanage, brother-in-law of Gerry Hidelaratchi and Beatrice Welgama, expired. Cortege leaves the residence 143, Rajagiriya Road, Rajagiriya on Thursday, December 29th 2016 at 3.30 pm for burial at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella (Roman Catholic Section)

ELIKEWELA, G.H.M.P Capt (SL Navy Rtd) beloved husband of Iranganie (nee Illangantileke), loving father of Capt. Gamini (Merc . Marine NPL) Roshini (Australia) Cpt. Rohan (ALF Shipping) Gihan (Sri Lankan Airlines), Menoji (Australia) and Dilhani (Australia) Beloved father in law of Subadra Nugawela, Nalin Medagoda, Dilka Madugalle, Needra Jayatileke, Ajith Harasgama and Rukman Muthukuda, expired. Cortege leaves residence 73, M.B. Dodanwela Mawatha, Asgiriya, Kandy at 11.30 am on Wednesday 28th December for cremation at Mahaiyawa cemetery, Kandy at 1.00pm 179479

FERNANDEZ – ANNA NALINI loving daughter of late Robert Fernandez and Rita Fernandaz (nee Motha), loving sister of Ranjit, Henry, Mercia, Pompei, Fatima and Madonna, loving sister-in-law of Desiree Fernandez, Bandula Ratnayake, Neil Seilman and Lalith Fernando, loving aunty of Danushiya Herft, Dilangini Nawaratne, Hashane Fernandez, Manoj Ratnayake, Sharon Seilman, Jerome and Flavian Fernando, expired. Cortege leaves residence 14/1, Wickrama Mw, Panadura on Thursday 29th December 2016 at 2.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 179583

HETTIARACHCHIE KUSUMA passed away peacefully at the age of 103 in Canada on 23rd December 2016, loving mother and mother-in-law of Mano and Shanthi Perera, Ajit and Srikanthi Candappa, Nedra and Deva Henry, Viveka and Nalake Fernando and Malik and Daphne Candappa, Precious grandmother of Shamindra, Divaka, Nirvan, Tara, Varuna, Darin, Natanya, Heshan, Minari, Ivanka, Yaneeka, Jovanka and Alana and great grandmother to five. Final rites will be performed in Toronto, Canada on 29th December 2016. 179582

PERERA – MOHAN (KMS) – Beloved husband of Jayangani (DFCC Bank), loving father of Minura (Australia) and Lahini (Visakha Vidyalaya), son of late Piyadasa and Prema Perera, son-in-law of Newton and late Lakshmi Samarasinghe, brother of Sanath (U.S.A.), Sakuntala (USA), Sudath (Jordan), Prasadini (Isipathana College) and Sandya (UK), brother-in-law of Siddhantha (USA), Shereen (USA), Chandima, Pamoda, Paul (UK), Roshani and Deepthi (USA), expired. Cortege leaves residence 49/1, Hena Road, Mount Lavinia on Thursday 29th December at 4.15 p.m. to the Attidiya Cemetery (Next to the Air Force Base, Ratmalana). Cremation at 5.00 p.m. No flowers by request. 179598

SITA – SIVARAJAH (Accountant AEG Power Solutions Ltd – UK). Dearly beloved daughter of late Mr Kanapathipillai Janaka and Thavamani Janaka. Beloved daughter in law of late Mr & Mrs Velupillai of Earlalai South, ever loving wife of Mr V. Sivarajah (Engineer LB Redbridge), darling mother of Saranya and mother-in-law of Daniel Mercer, loving sister of Mohan, Usha, Asoka & Mahinda, sister-in-law to Manel, Chandrakumar, Prithiva & Poornima, ever loving Aunty of Mathusha, Niroshan, Lakshmi, Arun & Prathosh, passed away in London UK on the 21st of December 2016. Hindu rites will be at Jack Carter Pavillion Oakfield, Forest Road, IG6 3HD on Thursday 5th January 2017 from 10.0 a.m. Cremation will be at the Forest Park Cemetery and Crematorium, Forest Road, IG6 3HP at 2.15 p.m. Contact +44208 550 6657, + 44745 5222 270 Mrs. Janaka & family members. 179280

WEERAWARDANE – W.P.W. (Retired Ministry Secretary (SLAS)). Beloved husband of late Chitra (Former Commissioner of National Housing), loving father of Susanjeewa, Subhashini, Romesh, Roshan, father-in-law of Medha, Amal, Varuni and Rochelle, loving grandfather of Dushyantha, Poornima, Kehan, Chanuka, Sasanka, Isitha, loving brother of late Wijesinghe and of Gnana, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 1/22, Bemmulla at 4.00 p.m. on 29.12.2016. 179634

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

GUNASEELAN – GRACE (DODO) nee SOMANADER. Everloving wife of late M.E. Gunaseelan – former Staff of Royal College, beloved daughter of late W.D. Somanader and Ruby Somanader, darling mother of Ruth (Sweety) and Sammy, mother-in-law Mike, affectionate sister of Pauline, late Dan and Rufus, sister-in-law of Albert, Jennifer and Grace, darling grandmother of Naresh, called to Rest. Remains lie at Barney Raymond’s Parlour on 27th 9.00 a.m. onwards. Funeral Service at 3.30 p.m. Cortege leaves at 4.30 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Christian Section).179226

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Monday, December 26, 2016

FERNANDO (nee FONSEKA) AGNES, beloved wife of late Milan Fernando, loving mother of late Nilakshi, loving grandmother of Nilrandha and Savanya, mother-in-law of Tyronne Fonseka, sister of the late Matilda, Violet, Veronica, Benedict, Francis, Leema and of Micheal, Rita and Trisette. Body will be at the A.F. Raymond’s Parlour from 8 am. on the 26th of December 2016. Cortege leaves the funeral parlour on the 26th December 2016 at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Jawatte Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 179215

GOONEWARDENA – LUXMAN beloved husband of Shireen, loving father of Gehan (HSBC), Shimalie (UK), father-in-law of Royston Vanderstraaten (UK) & Nishanthi loving grandfather of Imasha, Dilusha (St. Bridget’s Convent) Shannon & Shenelle (UK), son of late Joseph & Sylvia, brother of Nalini Jayathilaka & Shamendra (USA). Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Parlour on Monday 26th December at 4.00 p.m. for Madampitiya Roman Catholic Burial Ground. 179217

GUNASEELAN – GRACE (DODO) nee SOMANADER ever loving of late M.E. Gunaseelan (former staff of Royal College), Beloved daughter of late W.D. Somanader and Ruby Somanader darling mother of Ruth (Sweety) and Sammy, mother-in-law of Mike, affectionate sister of Pauline, late Dan and Rufus, Sister-in-law of Albert, Jennifer and Grace, called to Rest. Remains lie at Barney Raymond’s Parlour on 27th at 9 a.m. onwards. Funeral Service at 3.30 p.m. Cortege leaves at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Christian Section). 179132

HERAT – ASANKA INDIRA (nee NUGAWELA). Dearly beloved wife of Grenville, loving mother of Dr. Nandika Manjula (UK) and Aravinda (MAS), mother-in-law of Dr. Smitha (UK), much loved grandmother of Naisha, daughter of late Edward Nugawela and Chintha Nugawela of Kehelwathugoda Walawwa, daughter-in-law of late E.F. Herat and late Kisagothamy Herat (nee Yatawara) of Malkaduwawa Walawwa, sister of Nihal, Prof. Asoka, Ranjith, Shanthi, Rohan, Palitha and Anoma, sister-in-law of Anjali, Sharmila, Renuka, Maheshika, Amali, Mahasena and late Indrani, late Asoka, Princy, Kusuma and Sunimal, expired. Cortege leaves residence 180/2, Koswatte Road, Kalapaluwawa, Rajagiriya on Monday 26th Decemebr at 3.00 p.m. for Cremation at Kalapaluwawa Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 179214

RAJAPAKSA – Mrs. R.M.K. (KARUNA), (retired Teacher, Ananda College). Beloved wife of late G.D. Yasapala (former Working Director, National Insurance Corporation), loving mother of Namal Gamage, Renuka and Dr. Buddhika (all of Australia), mother-in-law of Damayanthi Sakalasooriya, Yasantha Abeygunawardena and Dr. Rajiv Weerasundera (all of Australia), sister of late Soma, late Gunasena, late Jayasena, Ratna, late Dharmasena, late Dr. Mithrasena, Wimala and Nimala, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.15 p.m. on Monday 26th December for Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte at 5.15 p.m. 246, Temple Road, Thalapathpitiya, Nugegoda. 179219

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SRI LANKA OBITUARIES – DECEMBER 2016

Posted on 25 December 2016 by TSL

 

 

 

 

(Courtesy: Sri Lanka Media – Daily News/Sunday Observer/The Island)

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2016

GARDIYEHEWA KARUNARATNE – (Retired Superintendent of Surveys). Beloved husband of Charlotte, father of Prabash, Samantha & Dilini, father-in-law of Gangadari, Mauri & Manoj, expired. Funeral on Sunday 25th December 2016. Cortege leaves residence 31/8, D.M. Colombage Mawatha, Nawala, Nugegoda at 5.00 p.m. for cremation at Kirulapona Cemetery (Poorwarama) at 6.00 p.m. Tel: 011-2853065. 178652

KINIGAMA – MALLIKA (nee PANDITARATNE) – Beloved wife of Lakshman, loving mother of Menaka, Dimantha and Asanka; mother-in-law of Lalith Samarawickrema, Ruvinika and Sadia, sister of Wickramapala, late Dee, Gordon, late Chandra, Shelton and Priya. Cortege leaves residence “Eagle’s Nest”, Mahaulpotha, Kinigama, Bandarawela on Sunday 25th December at 2.30 p.m. 179200

LOURDES BUULTJENS (Nee MOTHA) – Loving wife of Joe Buultjens (Armour Veteran / retired Sri Lanka Customs), loving daughter of late Mr & Mrs Joseph Motha, mother of Gerald (USA), Russel (GSM Buying Office), Desiree (Next Buying Office), mother-in-law of Romaine, Kumari & David (Fits Express Ltd), grandmother of Roshel, Randy, Glen & Greg, No. 423, Pahala Biyanwila, Mankada Road, Kadawatha. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Parlour, Borella on Monday the 26th December 2016 at 4.00 p.m. 179154

MISKIN – JAMDIN (JUMBO) – Beloved husband of Rabia (Bunty) nee Ousmand, loving father of Ishani, Arshan (Dubai), Teruni, father-in-law of Shehan Samsudeen (Dubai), Ruchira Miskin (Dubai), Arshad Maharoof (Dubai), son of late Mr and Mrs late Latifdeen Miskin, son-in-law of late Mr ADN, Mrs. Mambang Ousmand, ever loving grandfather of Akshantha and Hann Samsudeen, Tehan and Tahereh Miskin, Aaqiil, Zahra and Yumna Maharoof. Janaza took place on the 12th of December at the Raddoluwa Burial Ground. G 179 Lane, 43, Nivasiepura, Kotugoda, Ja-ela. 177355

MUSAFER – AL HAJ AHAMATH FEISAL – Dearly beloved husband of Binthan (Sithie Zohara Booso), father of Yasmin (UK), son of late Zubair Deen Musafer and late Noor Mubarak Thaha, son-in-law of late Tuan Wangsa Booso and late Nona Lailon, passed away in London on 15th November 2016. Residence: 30, Badger’s Court 4-5 The grove Epson Surrey KT 17-4JW. Burial took place in London. 178316

SILVA – GRACE – Passed away on 10.12.2016. Funeral held on 11.12.2016 according to her wishes, wife of late George Silva, mother of Nihal, Nilani, Nirupa, Rohan and Roshan, mother-in-law of Yasmin, Jayantha, Prasanna, Luanna and Shiromi, grandmother of Nishi, Asitha, Nadi, Gayan, Manuja, Manisha, Shanika, Nashali, Ashenka, Shos Hanna, Ashera and Elisha, great grandmother of Aanaya and JJ. 178005

[Death Acknowledgments]

AL HAJ H L M REYAL. – The family members of the late Al Haj H L M Reyal of Thalduwa, Avisawella, retired principal of St. Mary’s College and the founder of Fathima Stores Horana, would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to all the ullammahs, dignitaries of other religions, friends, relatives, business associates, members of the Thalduwa Mahalla and all those who rallied around us with sympathy and care. We are deeply touched by the visits, words of encouragement, prayers and all other assistants given to us during the burial of the Janazah on the 29th of November 2016. We highly appreciate all the kindness and support extended to us. May Allah enter him to jennathul firdous. 346, Thalduwa, Avissawella. 178874

ARYASINHA – MRS. DULCIE – (Retired Teacher, Clifton Balika Vidyalaya). We, the family members, wish to express our sincere appreciation & gratitude to all clergy, relations, friends, neighbours & all those who attended the funeral, sent messages of condolence, floral tributes & assisted us in numerous ways during our time of grief. We also wish to thank the Doctors & the Staff who attended on her as well. We regeret our inability to thank each & everyone individually. No. 49, 1st Cross Street, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 177953

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Saturday, December 24, 2016

GARDIYEHEWA KARUNARATNE – (Retired Superintendent of Surveys). Beloved husband of Charlotte, father of Prabash, Samantha & Dilini, father-in-law of Gangadari, Mauri & Manoj, expired. Funeral on Sunday 25th December 2016. Cortege leaves residence 31/8, D.M. Colombage Mawatha, Nawala, Nugegoda at 5.00 p.m. for cremation at Kirulapona Cemetery (Poorwarama) at 6.00 p.m. Tel: 011-2853065. 178650

IMBULAMURE MRS. SUNETHRA UPULA KUMARI – (Bank of Ceylon) – Beloved wife of Sarath Imbulamure (Retired Officer of Bank of Ceylon), loving mother of Dilshani and Thushani, passed away on 21st December. Cortege leaves residence No. 123/8A, Jambugasmulla Mawatha, Pepiliyana Road, Nugegoda on Saturday 24th December 2016 at 5.00 p.m. for cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery. 178457

SAMARAKONE – KUSUM – Beloved daughter of late Dias Samarakone (Rtd. C.C.S. and Attorney-at-Law) and late Srima Samarakone, grand daughter of late Mudliyar A.B. Ratnayake and late Mrs. Jennie Ratnayake of Ratnagiri Walauwa, Boralesgamuwa and beloved sister of Sucharitha (formerly SLBC), Jayathri (Attorney-at-Law) & formerly Sri Lankan Airlines) and Deepthi (Attorney-at-Law), sister-in-law of Dayaratne (I.P.S.) & Rohitha Bogollagama (Attorney-at-Law), beloved aunt of Chathuri (Australia), Dhakshitha (Vice President One Asia, Singapore), Deepali (Indonesia) and Dr. Dilshani. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 24th December at 10.30 a.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 11 a.m. 179004

SENADHIRA – LALIN BERNARD – Beloved husband of Anusha, precious father of Heshaya and Dhanushi, cherished son of late Sextus and Irene, much loved son-in-law of Upali and Derna De Silva, beloved brother of Sriyan (NZ), Saumi (AUS), Ruwanthi (Ruwi), brother-in-law of Ruki (NZ), Usha & Anel, Saliya & Nera (USA), Athula (AUS) and Chrysanth, has gone to his eternal rest. Cortege leaves residence 18/35, 2nd Lane, Evergreen Park, Narahenpita, Colombo 5 on Saturday 24th December at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella. 179001

SILVA – MICHAEL LAKSHMAN – Born 24th August 1936, passed away on 17th December 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. Father of Michele and Graeme, grandfather of Ebony. 655, Collins St, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia. 177922

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Friday, December 23, 2016

ADHIHETTY CHITRASOMA DHARMASIRI (Licensed Surveyor) dearly beloved husband of Swarna loving father of Lokendra (Commercial Bank) and Erandathie (HSBC Dubai) father in law of Chamari (Commercial Bank) and Floyd Hope and brother of Mahendra. Cortage leaves residence No. 69, Ramanayake Mawatha, Mapanawathura, Kandy at 3pm on 23rd December for cremation at Mahaiyawa cemetery at 4pm 177853

DISSANAYAKE – M. TISSA – Death is announced of Mr. M. Tissa Dissanayake (formerly of A. Baur & Co.), dearly beloved husband of Ranjini (nee Widanapathirana), loving father of Major Maduranga Dissanayake (Sri Lanka Army) and Chanakya Dissanayake (C.J.H. Holdings), father-in-law of Harshini (nee Ranasinghe) and of Nadeera (nee Kuruppu) (Wildlife Conservation Dept.), loving grandfather of Jaden and Manuja. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. for cremation at 5 p.m. at General Cemetery, Borella on 23/12/2016. No. 12/2, Sulaiman Terrace, Colombo 5. Tele: 011-2587706. 178132

FERNANDO – JANET – Beloved wife of the late K.S. Godwin Fernando, loving mother and mother-in-law of Nalake and Viveka, Neelanthie and Camillus Perera, Rajini and George Lawrence, Deelipa and Bernedette and Neeran and Niral Kadawatharatchie, grandmother of ten and great grandmother of seven, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence 103, Center Road, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15 at 4 p.m. on Friday the 23rd December 2016 for burial at Madampitiya Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section). 178001

IMBULAMURE MRS. SUNETHRA UPULA KUMARI – (Bank of Ceylon) – Beloved wife of Sarath Imbulamure (Retired Officer of Bank of Ceylon), loving mother of Dilshani and Thushani, passed away on 21st December. Cortege leaves residence No. 123/8A, Jambugasmulla Mawatha, Pepiliyana Road, Nugegoda on Saturday 24th December 2016 at 5.00 p.m. for cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery. 177907

STEINWALL – JOYCE RITA – Dearly beloved wife of late Erwin, mother of Neliya, Monica, Annette, Russel, Cordelia, Jerome and Suzie, mother-in-law of Merril, Rapheal, Glenn, Sujeewa and Pradeep, gone to be with Jesus. Remains lie at No. 704/E-2, Sama Mawatha, Narangodapaluwa, Ragama. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Friday 23rd December for St. Peter’s & Paul Burial Ground, Ragama. Please call 0774668215. 178089

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

DE SILVA – RUWANITHA LILANI – At rest with Jesus. Daughter of the late Mr & Mrs. Michael C. de Silva, sister of Merril & Suramya, sister-in-law of Srikanthi, and the late Rev. Kingsley Fernando. Funeral on Thursday 22nd December. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia at 10.00 a.m. for Service at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa at 10.30 a.m. Burial at Church burial ground. 177579

FONSEKA – JOHN BLASE LAKSIRI – The death is announced of JOHN BLASE LAKSIRI FONSEKA (Jt. Managing Director, Plâté Limited), Eldest son of late Arthur & Brigete Fonseka, loving brother of Thilak, late Krishanthi, Dushyantha, Ajantha, Shamalica and Amaranath, brother-in-law of late Lt. Col. Srimal Mendis, Shereen and Sirini, loving uncle of Shehan, Lakshan, Ishanthi, Shanali, Dinal, Shermal, Vishal, Serala, Prashal, Marzilino, Shantal and Andre. Remains lie at Plâté Limited, 580, Galle Road, Colpetty, Colombo 03. Cortege leaves Plâté Limited at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday, 22nd December 2016 for burial at Borella Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section at 4.30 p.m. As a mark of respect Plâté Limited will be closed for business on the 22nd December 2016. 177424

George Gurubathan – At rest with Jesus. Loving husband of Roselind, father of Cynthia & Niranjan, father-in-law of Rajan & Tanuja. Funeral on 22-12-2016 at 3.00pm Jayaratne Florists, Kalubowila, burial Kohuwala Cemetery. 177008

PERERA – MRS BERNADETTE NAOMI RANJANIE (nee ALWIS) – Beloved wife of Alldred, loving mother of Suresh, Romesh, Shyamie, Dinesh and Shaneil, mother-in-law of Charmaine, Michelle, Ranjith and Roshani, grandmother of Chevonne, Tyasha, Tanaya, Tara, Shayala, Dimitri, Dilendra and Roshendra, sister of Dionysia, Neloofer and Lionel, sister-in-law of late Rienzie, Malcolm, Dharshani and late Marie & late Brendon. Called to rest safely in the arms of Jesus. Remains lie at No. 31, 2nd Lane, Koswatte Road, Nawala. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 22nd December at 3.45 p.m. to Sacred Heart Church, Rajagiriya for Service and thereafter for Burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section) at 5 p.m. 177205

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

CARTHELIS – SUNIL – Beloved husband of Yvonne Carthelis (nee Hingert), loving father of Chali Wickremasinghe Guruswamy and Gayathra Carthelis Liyanaarachchi (Australia), father-in-law of late Timothy, Rajiv and Jacqui, darling papa of Musashi, Kyasha and Eran, son of late Henry and Henrietta, brother of Sujatha, Swarna, late Saliya, Gamini and Iyanthi, expired on 18th December 2016. The remains will lie at Barney Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. on Wednesday 21st December 2016. The cortege leaves the Funeral Parlour for Burial at 4 p.m. in the Anglican Section of General Cemetery, Borella. 177203

COLLOM – CLIFFORD JERMAIN – Dearly beloved husband of Rovina, son of late Doreen and Carl Collom, brother of Darrel, brother-in-law of Ranjith, Phil Cramer, Audry, Halcyon, Cynthia, Jean, Gretel, Tyrene, Signoreen and Joan. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 20th. Cortege leaves from Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 21st December for Burial at General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section) at 4.30 p.m. 176836

DE SILVA – DR (Mrs) MALLIKA – Wife of late Aelian de Silva, mother of Varuna (Thotawatte), mother-in-law of Nilangi, sister of Nanda, Kusuma, late Wimala, late Padma and late Daya. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Wednesday 21st December at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m. 177102

George Gurubathan at rest with Jesus. Loving husband of Roselind, father of Cynthia & Niranjan, father-in-law of Rajan & Tanuja. Funeral on 22-12-2016 at 3.00 p.m. Jayaratne Florists, Kalubowila, burial Kohuwala Cemetery. 177008

HALAHACKONE – MANEL nee KIRIELLA – Beloved daughter of the late Wilfred and Muriel Kiriella, everloving wife of late Ranjit Halahackone, affectionate mother of Diluni (Canada), Neresh (Tabrane Pharmaceuticals) and Iresh (Sharp Graphics), mother-in-law of Baskaran (Canada) and Shamindri (British School), loving grandmother of Natania (Canada), Nevan & Evan, sister of Neil, Nihal, Padma, Pushpa, Malkanthi, Shanthi & Thamara, was called to rest. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from Tuesday 20th onwards. Cortege will leave at 1 p.m. on Thursday 22nd to Family Burial Grounds (Madampalla, Katana) for Burial at 4 p.m. 176828

LION WIJESUNDARA W.M.S. – Proprietor Sanora Group, former Governor – J.P. (All Island) of Saman Uyana, Kumarage Wattha, Thalawathugoda – Elder son of the late Dharmasena and Podimenike of Bogamuwa, Kurunegala, beloved husband of Ajantha, loving father of Manjula (Proprietor – I.M.S.) and of Dhakshina (Proprietor – Ideals Exclusive), loving father-in-law of Dr Tuwani (Hemas Hospital, Thalawathugoda) and of Roshana (Senaro Group / Chairman – Lak Pohora), loving grandfather of Yashith and Dhanush (D.S. College), Aryan and Aryesh (Gateway College), loving elder brother of Badra, Jayantha, Somasiri, Athula and of Hemalatha, expired. Funeral will take place on 22.12.2016 (Thursday) at 5.00 p.m. at Borella General Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at “Manju”, Saman Uyana, Kumarage Watta, Thalawathugoda at 3.30 p.m. 176551

PERERA – DR WINSTON – Loving husband of Kathleen, father of Shalini (Sec.), Mayomi (N.Z.), Dr Ajith (Medicheck), father-in-law of Ajith Nissangarachi (Unisys, N.Z.) & Shihara, darling grandfather of Asini, Ashen, Mihini & Shontal, son of late C.S.A. Perera & Nita Perera, brother of late Renfred, late Herman, late Eardley, late Carmen & Anton. Cortege leaves residence 35, St. Mary’s Road, Mount Lavinia, on Thursday 22nd December 2016. Funeral time would be notified later. 177206

PERERA – MRS BERNADETTE NAOMI RANJANIE (nee ALWIS) – Beloved wife of Alldred, loving mother of Suresh, Romesh, Shyamie, Dinesh and Shaneil, mother-in-law of Charmaine, Michelle, Ranjith and Roshani, grandmother of Chevonne, Tyasha, Tanaya, Tara, Shayala, Dimitri, Dilendra and Roshendra, sister of Dionysia, Neloofer and Lionel, sister-in-law of late Rienzie, Malcolm, Dharshani and late Marie & late Brendon. Called to rest safely in the arms of Jesus. Remains lie at No. 31, 2nd Lane, Koswatte Road, Nawala. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 22nd December at 3.45 p.m. to Sacred Heart Church, Rajagiriya for Service and thereafter for Burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section) at 5 p.m. 177204

PERIES – LUCILLE JOYCE (nee PERERA). Loving wife of late Noel Peries, sister of Dr Nellie Fernando, Daphne Perera & Shirlene De Silva. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday December 21st at 10.30 a.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 11.00 a.m. (No flowers please). 104/1, Galle Road, Dehiwala North. 176833

The death is announced of JOHN BLASE LAKSIRI FONSEKA, (Jt. Managing Director, Plate Limited), eldest son of late Arthur & Brigete Fonseka, loving brother of Thilak, Dushyantha, Ajantha, Shamalica and Amaranath, brother-in-law of late Lt. Col. Srimal Mendis, Shereen and Sirini. Remains lie at Plate Limited, 580, Galle Road, Colpetty, Colombo 03. Cortege leaves Plate Limited at 4.00 p.m. on 22nd Thursday, December 2016 for burial at Borella Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section at 4.30 p.m. 177207

RANASINGHE ANNE HENRIETTE (nee) KATZ – Beloved wife of the late Professor D.A. Ranasinghe, mother of late Rohini, Gamini, Kushlani, Ananda (USA), Shanti (USA), Dr Nihal (UK), Dr Renuka, mother-in-law of Mahendra and Neilamani, grandmother of Nimali, Lohit, Ruan, Mevan, Claire and Gillian, expired. Remains lie at 82, Rosmead Place, Colombo 7. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 21st December at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 5 p.m. No flowers by request. Contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare and Protection Association (AWPA). 176825

UNA TAYLOR (JOSEPHINE) passed away peacefully at home in the UK on Sunday 4th December 2016. Widow of the late Oswin Taylor, mother to Andarine, Luke and Kenneth, sister of Matilda and Doreen, grandmother to Taria, Jade, Harrison, Ruby and Jackson. Gone but never forgotten. She will be deeply missed. RIP. Born on the 19th of March 1935, her funeral ceremony was held in the UK on the 20th of December 2016. 177164

WICKRAMASINGHE KAMALA IRENE (CAS – Retired Secretary). Beloved wife of late Chandra Wickramasinghe, everloving mother of Gangani (NIBM), loving mother-in-law of Himal (Colombo Central Hospital), loving grandmother of Chamath. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Wednesday 21st December at 2.30 p.m. for Cremation at 3 p.m. Borella General Cemetery Kanatte. 176937

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

CARTHELIS – SUNIL – Beloved husband of Yvonne Carthelis (nee Hingert), loving father of Chali Wickremasinghe Guruswamy and Gayathra Carthelis Liyanaarachchi (Australia), father-in-law of late Timothy, Rajiv and Jacqui, darling papa of Musashi, Kyasha and Eran, son of late Henry and Henrietta, brother of Sujatha, Swarna, late Saliya, Gamini and Iyanthi, expired on 18th December 2016. Viewing at Barney Raymonds Funeral Parlour from 5.00 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday 20th December 2016 and from 9 a.m. on Wednesday 21st December 2016. Cortege leaves the Funeral Parlour for Burial at 4 p.m. in the Anglican Section at the General Cemetery, Borella. 176887

COLLOM – CLIFFORD JERMAIN – Dearly beloved husband of Rovina, son of late Doreen and Carl Collom, brother of Darrel, brother-in-law of Ranjith, Phil Cramer, Audry, Halcyon, Cynthia, Jean, Gretel, Tyrene, Signoreen and Joan. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 20th. Cortege leaves from Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 21st December for Burial at General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section) at 4.30 p.m. 176836

DE SILVA – DR (Mrs) MALLIKA – Wife of late Aelian de Silva, mother of Varuna (Thotawatte), mother-in-law of Nilangi, sister of Nanda, Kusuma, late Wimala, late Padma and late Daya. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 20th December from 7 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday 21st December at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m. 176884

FERNANDO – MARY RITA – Beloved wife of late Roy Mervyn Fernando, loving mother of Ranil, Hiran, Shahan, Roy and Damindra, mother-in-law of Niloufer, Deepthie, Suvendrani, Chrishni and Sanari, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 58, Wingfield Gardens, Baseline Road, Thimbirigaskatuwa (Negombo) at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 20th December for Burial at Kadirana R.C. Burial Grounds. 176692

HALAHACKONE – MANEL nee KIRIELLA – Beloved daughter of the late Wilfred and Muriel Kiriella, everloving wife of late Ranjit Halahackone, affectionate mother of Diluni (Canada), Neresh (Tabrane Pharmaceuticals) and Iresh (Sharp Graphics), mother-in-law of Baskaran (Canada) and Shamindri (British School), loving grandmother of Natania (Canada), Nevan & Evan, sister of Neil, Nihal, Padma, Pushpa, Malkanthi, Shanthi & Thamara, was called to rest. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from Tuesday 20th onwards. Cortege will leave at 1 p.m. on Thursday 22nd to Family Burial Grounds (Madampalla, Katana) for Burial at 4 p.m. 176828

LION WIJESUNDARA W.M.S. – Proprietor Sanora Group, former Governor – J.P. (All Island) of Saman Uyana, Kumarage Wattha, Thalawathugoda – Elder son of the late Dharmasena and Podimenike of Bogamuwa, Kurunegala, beloved husband of Ajantha, loving father of Manjula (Proprietor – I.M.S.) and of Dhakshina (Proprietor – Ideals Exclusive), loving father-in-law of Dr Tuwani (Hemas Hospital, Thalawathugoda) and of Roshana (Senaro Group / Chairman – Lak Pohora), loving grandfather of Yashith and Dhanush (D.S. College), Aryan and Aryesh (Gateway College), loving elder brother of Badra, Jayantha, Somasiri, Athula and of Hemalatha, expired. Funeral will take place on 22.12.2016 (Thursday) at 5.00 p.m. at Borella General Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at “Manju”, Saman Uyana, Kumarage Watta, Thalawathugoda at 3.30 p.m. 176551

OLGA AMBEPITIYA – Beloved wife of Garvin Ambepitiya – Surveyor, mother of Galinda, Thusanthi (New Zealand), Pradeeka, Priyanka (Australia), mother-in-law of Ranjith Rabel, Chandani, Osmond Karandana & Roshan Witanage, grandmother of Thanura, Anjana, Rovin, Diloka, Gayatra, Rovin, Deuja & Hesandu passed away. Cremation on 22nd Thursday 2016 at 5.30 p.m. at Horana Crematorium, 425/7, Ranawiru Padmalal Mawatha, Meemana, Pokunuwita. 176827

PEIRIS – GERARD – Beloved husband of Krishanthi Peiris, father of Kanishka, Dunalee, father-in-law of Jayasangi, brother of Monica, Annette, Manel, Yvonne, Irene, brother-in-law of Anton Bala, Lars, Yohan and Derrick, uncle of Johan, Keshini, Rochelle, Kavita and Anjelo, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence No. 79/42, Kumaragewatte Road, Battaramulla on Tuesday 20th December at 4 p.m. for burial at St. John Dal Bastone Church Cemetery, Pelawatte. 176483

PERIES – LUCILLE JOYCE (nee PERERA). Loving wife of late Noel Peries, sister of Dr Nellie Fernando, Daphne Perera & Shirlene De Silva. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday December 21st at 10.30 a.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 11.00 a.m. (No flowers please). 104/1, Galle Road, Dehiwala North. 176833

RANASINGHE ANNE HENRIETTE (nee) KATZ – Beloved wife of the late Professor D.A. Ranasinghe, mother of late Rohini, Gamini, Kushlani, Ananda (USA), Shanti (USA), Dr Nihal (UK), Dr Renuka, mother-in-law of Mahendra and Neilamani, grandmother of Nimali, Lohit, Ruan, Mevan, Claire and Gillian, expired. Remains lie at 82, Rosmead Place, Colombo 7. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 21st December at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 5 p.m. No flowers by request. Contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare and Protection Association (AWPA). 176825

TILAKARATNA – MR K.R.M. (RAJA). Former Director, NIBM. Beloved husband of Shanthi Tilakaratna retired Teacher – Nalanda College, loving father of Chauoori (Central Bank) and Chamikara (Municipal Council – Kolonnawa), father-in-law of Vijitha Kumara (retired Presidential Secretariat) and Sakunthala (State Engineering Corporation), passed away. Remains lie at “Shanthi” Kottawa Road, Polgasowita. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 20th December for Wethara Cemetery. Contact 0777885948 / 0714294781. 176688

WIJAYARATNE (WIJE) – Beloved husband of Lia (Sri Lanka Air Lines), loving father of Pravindhi (Rocell), Daminda (Practising in the Chambers of Mr Eraj De Silva), expired. Cortege leaves residence 8, Fatima Road, Kapuwatte, Ja-Ela on Tuesday the 20th Dec. at 4 p.m. for Cremation at Kapuwatte, Ja-Ela. 176646

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Monday, December 19, 2016.

CONSTANCE – MRS. FELICIA ABEYKOON (Nee SAMARASINGHE). Beloved wife of the late Anton, daughter of the late David and Eugene, darling mother of Roshini and Shiromi, mother-in-law of Jude and Nilukshan, grandmother of Minoli, Melanka and Iyantha, sister of the late Bertie, Christy, Eva, Theresa, Freeda, Linda and of Rita, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Holy Cross Church on Monday 19th December. No. 20/5, Gajaba Road, Gampaha. 176479

GUNERATNE – SRIYALATHA (Retired Officer, Bank of Ceylon and Directress of NESA Builders (Pvt) Ltd.) Dearly beloved wife of Nihal (Director of NESA Builders (Pvt) Ltd.) loving mother of Apsara, Erandi and Pabasara, mother-in-law of Niroshan Katugampola and Ruwan Hettiarachchi, grandmother of Imeth, Kusalya and Emith. Cortege leaves residence on Monday, 19th December, at 4 p.m. from 54, St. Mary’s Road, Mount Lavinia for Cremation at 5 p.m. at Nisala Sevana, General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia. 176484

HALAHACKONE – MANEL Nee KIRIELLA – Beloved daughter of the late Wilfred and Muriel Kiriella, everloving wife of late Ranjit Halahackone, affectionate mother of Diluni (Canada), Neresh (Tabrane Pharmaceuticals) and Iresh (Sharp Graphics), mother-in-law of Baskaran (Canada) and Shamindri (British School), loving grandmother of Natania (Canada), Nevan & Evan, sister of Neil, Nihal, Padma, Pushpa, Malkanthi, Shanthi & Thamara, was called to rest. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from Tuesday 20th onwards. Cortege leaves at 1 p.m. on Thursday 22nd for family burial grounds (Madampalla, Katana) for burial at 4 p.m. 176487

MANNINGS – WILLIAM GEORGE (BILLY) – (Retired P.H.I.) Son of late William & Mabel Mannings, husband of late Daun Mannings (nee Kelly), brother of late Sally Plunkett and Esther Walsh, loving father of Ingrid Barthelot, Geraldine Udayakumar (Australia), Helen Labrooy (Italy) and Anne Lobendhan, father-in-law of Consles, Udaya, Adrian and Rudy, loving papa of Linzie, Gavin, Natalie, Niroshan, Chelsea, Scott, Nicole, Mark and Tracy, loving uncle of late Anita and of Dorise and Freddy, late Joycie and of Erica, Junie, Maureen, Freddy and Keneth. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Monday 19th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). Australian Papers please copy. 176447

NIRMALALINGAM – T. (NIMO) Beloved husband of Suni, much loved father of Dhiren, Ryan and Neesha, darling Guji to Jai, Saira and Anya, son of the late C. Thiagalingam QC and Maheswari, dearest brother of the late Thiagi Chanmugarajah, the late Parathalingam, the late Jayalingam, the late Karunes Sivapragasam, Shanthi Srikanthan, the late Jothilingam, the late Dharma and Vijayalingam. Cortege leaves 3/5, Gower Street Colombo 05, at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 19th December. Funeral rites at 4.00 p.m. Hindu Section, General Cemetery, Kanatte. 176482

PEIRIS – GERARD – Beloved husband of Krishanthi Peiris, father of Kanishka, Dunalee, father-in-law of Jayasangi, brother of Monica, Annette, Manel, Yvonne, Irene, brother-in-law of Anton Bala, Lars, Yohan and Derrick, uncle of Johan, Keshini, Rochelle, Kavita and Anjelo, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence No. 79/42, Kumaragewatte Road, Battaramulla on Tuesday 20th December at 4 p.m. for burial at St. John Dal Bastone Church Cemetery, Pelawatte. 176483

RANASINGHE – ANNE HENRIETTE (Nee KATZ). Beloved wife of the late Professor D A Ranasinghe, mother of late Rohini, Gamini, Kushlani, Ananda (USA), Shanti (USA), Dr. Nihal (UK), Dr. Renuka, mother-in-law of Mahendra and Neilamani, grandmother of Nimali, Lohit, Ruan, Mevan, Claire and Gillian, expired. Remains lie at 82, Rosemead Place, Colombo 7. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 21st December at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 5 p.m. No flowers by request. Contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare and Protection Association (AWPA). 176486

RAJAPAKSE – KARUNA (CAROLINE) – Wife of late Turin, beloved mother of late Nimal and of Lalitha, Ranjith and Jayamalee, mother-in-law of Rita, late Gamini Tudugala and Mallika, grandmother of Biyanka, Vashika, Rasika, Ruvini, Inakshi, Kusal & Erandi, passed away. Cortege leaves residence – 7/2, Dharmaloka Mawatha, Waragoda, Kelaniya at 4 p.m. for cremation at 5 p.m. – Pilapitiya Cemetery on 19th (Monday) December. 176478

SEBASTIAN – JOSEPH DUDLEY YOGANATHAN – Beloved son of late George Sebastian and late Felicitus Thirugnanam Sebastian of Mannar, loving brother of late Christy, late Raju, late Rohini, Anton, late Rex, Carmini (UK), Mallika (Canada), Savithri (Canada), Selvanathan, Mercy (UK), Jacintha (UK), Cecil (Canada) and Ananthie (UK), brother-in-law of late Shanthie, late Anton Gnanasekaram, late Rathy, late Thiruchandran, late Kathirgamanathan, Solomon, Ranjan, Rex Philips and Lise, passed away on 17th December 2016. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella at 5 p.m. on Monday 19th December 2016 for burial at Kanatta Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section. Viewing on Monday from 10 a.m. 176481.

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Sunday, 18 December, 2016

ANTHONISAMY – MERCIA HILDA – Beloved wife of late Capt. Emmanuel Anthonisamy, retired Chief Tug Master, Colombo Port Commission and Ceylon Shipping Corporation, daughter of late Capt. H.M. Benedict and late Theresamma Benedict of East Street Kayts, loving mother of Ranjan (Nava), Dr. Herman Dharmarajah, Brian, Chandrika, Felicia, Lucian, Gratiaen and Roshan; mother-in-law of Malathy, Thanemoli, Patricia, Ratnaraj, Kumar and Amrita; grandmother of Anita, Rukshan, Jude, Norman, Nina, Joshua, Jacob, Mario, Delano, John, Ajanthi, Ananya, Nirvan, great grandmother of Dylan, Daniel and Ayden; sister of late Rosemary, late Clementine, late Edwin, late Edward, Julius, Philomena and Anton; passed away peacefully on December 11th 2016 in Maple Grove, Minnesota, USA. Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of St. Vincent de Paul, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota on Monday December 19th at 11 a.m. with interment at Gethsemane Cemetery; 10 Sandi ct, North Mankato MN 56003 USA and 8 Charles Place, Colombo 13.174896

DE SILVA – S. DEVIKA WASANTHA – Beloved daughter of late Dr. Vincent Waidyaratne, and late Sumana De Livera, everloving wife of late H.D. Lalith De Silva, affectionate mother of Navin, Mihiri and Dinuka, caring mother-in-law of Nadeesha and Thavish Vitharana, darling grandmother of Amaani, Amrith and Sahan, sister of Athula Waidyaratne and sister-in-law of Lusantha, Pandula and Sujeewa, caring aunt of Yashan, Buddhi, Yanushka, Dilakshi and Bhagya. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 18th December at 4 p.m. from 16 A, 3rd Cross Lane, Borupana Road, Ratmalana for cremation at “Nisala Sevana”, General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia at 5 p.m. May she attain the supreme bliss of Nirvana. No flowers and banners by request.175862

Engineer – P.M. PREMARATNE – Retired Banker (DFCC Bank), beloved husband of Shobha Mendis, loving father of Hansika and Buddhi Prathibha, father-in-law of Sashendra Mudannayake and grandfather of Avishka, passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 29A, Rawathawatte Rd, Moratuwa on Sunday, 18th December at 4.00 p.m. Funeral takes place at the Rawathawatte General Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.176430

FRANCES – DIAS – (FLORENCE PIYASOMA ATHUKORALA DIAS) – Beloved wife of the late Collin Dias, loving mother of Udeni, Jennet, Arnela (Canada), Shennon & Neomal, mother-in-law of Dumindu (Dumi), Ravi (Canada), Srinie, Leoni & Shalin, loving grandmother of Samanthi and Mandeep (Canada), Nindu and Chanaka, Robin and Nipuni (Canada), Dilesha (NZ), Daham, Shaloni, passed away peacefully. Burial at General Cemetery, Battaramulla (RC) Section on 18th Sunday at 3.30 p.m. Remains lie at 5/13, Robert Gunawardana Mawatha, Ganahena, Battaramulla. 176039

GUNERATNE – SRIYALATHA (retired Officer, Bank of Ceylon and Directress of NESA Builders (Pvt) Ltd.) Dearly beloved wife of Nihal (Director of NESA Builders (Pvt) Ltd.) loving mother of Apsara, Erandi and Pabasara, mother-in-law of Niroshan Katugampola and Ruwan Hettiarachchi, grandmother of Imeth, Kusalya and Emith. Cortege leaves residence on Monday, 19th December, at 4 p.m. from 54, St. Mary’s Road, Mount Lavinia for Cremation at 5 p.m. at Nisala Sevana, General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia.176475

MANNINGS – WILLIAM GEORGE (BILLY) – (Retired P.H.I.) Son of late William & Mabel Mannings, husband of late Daun Mannings (nee Kelly), brother of late Sally Plunkett and Esther Walsh, loving father of Ingrid Barthelot, Geraldine Udayakumar (Australia), Helen Labrooy (Italy) and Anne Lobendhan, father-in-law of Consles, Udaya, Adrian and Rudy, loving papa of Linzie, Gavin, Natalie, Niroshan, Chelsea, Scott, Nicole, Mark and Tracy, loving uncle of late Anita and of Dorise and Freddy, late Joycie and of Erica, Junie, Maureen, Freddy and Keneth. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Monday 19th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). Australian Papers please copy. 176446

NIRMALALINGAM T. (NIMO) Beloved husband of Suni, much loved father of Dhiren, Ryan and Neesha, darling Guji to Jai, Saira and Anya, son of the late C. Thiagalingam QC and Maheswari, Dearest brother of the late Thiagi Chanmugarajah the late Parathalingam the late Jayalingam the late Karunes Sivapragasam, Shanthi Srikanthan, the late Jothilingam, the late Dharma and Vijayalingam. Cortege leaves 3/5, Gower Street Colombo 05, at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 19th December. Funeral rites at 4.00 p.m. Hindu Section, General Cemetery, Kanatte. 176477

PEIRIS – MANGALIKA PEIRIS – Loving wife of K. Thilak Peiris, former Finance Director, beloved mother of Jayantha Peiris and Wasantha Peiris, mother-in-law of Shiranthi Kodagoda Peiris and Sadhana Maldeniya Peiris, adored grandmother of Chalindha Peiris (USA), Rusira Peiris (Royal College), and Savithmie Peiris (Musaeus College), expired. Cremation at Ethul Kotte Crematorium at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 24, Maligawa Rd, Ethul Kotte.176452

RODRIGO – JOSEPH BENNETT (Air Canada – retired), Dearly beloved husband of Irantha, loving father of Jude, Christian and Dinelle, father-in-law of Candis and Radhika, devoted grandfather of Isabelle and Olivia, son of late Mr & Mrs. Peter Rodrigo, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs. Venturi Fernando, brother of Marian, late Ines, Jayrani, Jacintha, Sharmalie and Shalini, brother-in-law of late Raj, Vinod, late Bentley, Shiran, Philomen, Anton, Dayal & Feltin, passed away peacefully in Canada. Cortege leaves Western Funeral Parlour, 115, Colombo Road, Negombo on Tuesday 20th December at 11.00 a.m. Remains lie between 8.00 a.m. & 11.00 a.m. Burial at Bharatha Cemetery, Ettukala, Negombo. 176474

WIKRAMANAYAKE – CECIL VERE., former Journalist attached to Lake House, Island and Vijeya Publications, passed away peacefully at his residence on the 17th of December 2016. Son of late Charles Vivian and Irene Wikramanayake, brother of late Teddy, late Ian, Rita, late Derick and Marina, husband of late Mary Lilian and Survived by his second wife Sarasu, Beloved father of Chuli, Lois, Vivian, Derek, Jeanne, Yamille and Gautham, father-in-law of Adrian, Placidus, Kumari and Timothy, grandfather of Thilina and wife Deborah, Rukshana, Praveena, Yasitha, Ricardo and wife Francesca and Tibo, great grandfather of Jasper, Jasmine Victoria, Rafael and Derek. The Funeral service will be held on Sunday 18th December 2016, at A.F. Raymond funeral parlour at 3.00 pm. followed by burial at General Cemetery Borella (Anglican Section).176476

Death Acknowledgements

DASSENAIKE – PREMILLA – At Rest with Jesus. Loving daughter of the late Luke and late Phyllis Perera, dearly beloved wife of Asoka, precious mother of late Ashok, passed away peacefully. A private funeral was held according to her wishes. 176445

SENANAYAKE G R G – The family of the late ROHAN SENANAYAKE – Priyadarshini, Dharini, Sriani, Susantha, Hasita along with Charlene, Shohani and Dinali wish to express their very sincere gratitude to everyone who rallied round and showed them sympathy on their recent sad bereavement. Our sincere thanks to all our extended families, relations, neighbours and friends, who did help and support us prior to and after the funeral in so many ways for which we are ever so grateful. A huge thank you to the Medical Staff, Doctors, Nurses who attended and treated Rohan with dignity. To the Clergy, the Parishioners and many others who helped with the service to make it truly memorable. As it will be impossible to thank all those concerned individually, please accept this press acknowledgement as a token of our heartfelt appreciation. 174633

WIJESINGHE – GLADYS – Members of the family of the late Gladys sincerely thank clergy, religious, relatives and friends who attended the funeral, for floral tributes, condolences and assisted in numerous ways. We appreciate very much your hearfelt concern in our hour of grief. Thank you very much. ‘Verdun’, 83, Old Road, Kalutara South. 175871

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Saturday, December 17, 2016.

DE SILVA – S. DEVIKA WASANTHA – Beloved daughter of late Dr. Vincent Waidyaratne, and late Sumana De Livera, everloving wife of late H.D. Lalith De Silva, affectionate mother of Navin, Mihiri and Dinuka, caring mother-in-law of Nadeesha and Thavish Vitharana, darling grandmother of Amaani, Amrith and Sahan, sister of Athula Waidyaratne and sister-in-law of Lusantha, Pandula and Sujeewa, caring aunt of Yashan, Buddhi, Yanushka, Dilakshi and Bhagya. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 18th December at 4 p.m. from 16 A, 3rd Cross Lane, Borupana Road, Ratmalana for cremation at “Nisala Sevana”, General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia at 5 p.m. May she attain the supreme bliss of Nirvana. No flowers and banners by request. 175880

FRANCES – DIAS – (FLORENCE PIYASOMA ATHUKORALA DIAS) – Beloved wife of the late Collin Dias, loving mother of Udeni, Jennet, Arnela (Canada), Shennon & Neomal, mother-in-law of Dumindu (Dumi), Ravi (Canada), Srinie, Leoni & Shalin, loving grandmother of Samanthi and Mandeep (Canada), Nindu and Chanaka, Robin and Nipuni (Canada), Dilesha (NZ), Daham, Shaloni, passed away peacefully. Burial at General Cemetery, Battaramulla (RC) Section on 18th Sunday at 3.30 p.m. Remains lie at 5/13, Robert Gunawardana Mawatha, Ganahena, Battaramulla. 176045

MANNINGS – WILLIAM GEORGE (BILLY) – (Retired P.H.I.) Son of late William & Mabel Mannings, husband of late Daun Mannings (nee Kelly), brother of late Sally Plunkett and Esther Walsh, loving father of Ingrid Barthelot, Geraldine Udayakumar (Australia), Helen Labrooy (Italy) and Anne Lobendhan, father-in-law of Consles, Udaya, Adrian and Rudy, loving papa of Linzie, Gavin, Natalie, Niroshan, Chelsea, Scott, Nicole, Mark and Tracy, loving uncle of late Anita and of Dorise and Freddy, late Joycie and of Erica, Junie, Maureen, Freddy and Keneth. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Monday 19th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). Australian Papers please copy. 176418

SENATHIRAJAH – FLORA RUKMANI – Wife of Manik Senathirajah (Formerly Volkart Brothers / Volanka Limited), mother of Kingsley, Primrose, late Godfrey, Elmo (Canada) and Maxwell, mother-in-law of late Shanthi, P.H. Liyanage (Rtd. Customs), Dora (Nee Pasangna), Esther Subhashinie (nee Amirthiah, Canada) and Nilanthi (Nee Sumanasekara, NSB), grandmother of Roshan, Florenda, Imesh, Kevin, Stephanie, Trilanth, Trion, Emil and Erin. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 17th December at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section). 176211

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Friday, December 16, 2016.

At Rest with Jesus – Rev. CHRYSANTHA TILLEKERATNE. Founder Pastor of Assembly of God, Weliveriya, former General Secretary, Assemblies of God of Ceylon, dearly beloved husband of Sirini, father of Joshua, Prashansani and Joel, brother of Ranjith and Harendra, brother-in-law of Subashini, Diana, Yasas, Mangala, Chamila, Melani and Gamini. Remains lie at Assembly of God, Weliveriya. Funeral service at 2.00 p.m. Friday 16th December and burial at General Cemetery, Weliveriya at 3.30 p.m. 175100

HANDY – PERCY CHARLES ATPUTHARAJA (former Assistant General Manager Hatton National Bank). At Rest with the Lord. Son of late Rev. JTN and late Rose Handy. Dearly beloved husband of Arunthathy (nee Tissainayagam), loving father of Indran and Mala, loving father in law of Dorothy (nee Rajaratnam) and Chandran Rajasingham much loved grandfather of Dr. Dilhan and Johann Rajasingham and Natalie Handy, brother of Ranee Eliezer, late Rathie Selvaratnam late Ranji Senanayake Ria Daniel and Anto Samuel, brother-in-law of late Prof. Jeyam Eliezer, late Rev. John Selvaratnam, late Hon. Maithreepala Senanayake Dr. Muttiah Daniel, Joe Samuel, late Raju Tissainayagam and Sakuntala, Babu & Retna Tissainayagam, late VN (Rethy) and late Sothy Selvaratnam, late Dr. CDR and Annaratnam Ratnam SMV (Vathie) and Sharmini Tissainayagam Dr. Jega and Premini Tisainayagam, Chelvan & Thayalini Tissainayagam, passed away peacefully in Melbourne, Australia. A Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration was held on 11th October 2016 at RAFT Anglican Church Melbourne Australia followed by a Private Cremation. 174280

NAMASIVAYAM CHETTIAR K.C. Dearly beloved husband of Manonmani loving father of Jayalaxmi, Saroja, Subashini, Ketheswary and Dharshini, father-in-law of N. Purushothaman, M. Sathiyaseelan (Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects), V. Sudahar, S. Mahendran, A. Vijayakumar, grandfather of Manovickneswaran, Chenduran, Gogulashanth, Dhanusha, Praveen, Akshayan and Santhosh. Cortege leaves at 10.00 a.m. on 18th December 2016 from 131/4, Centre Road, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15 for Cremation at Madampitiya Colombo 15. Contact No. 0112529935. 174485.

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Thursday, December 15, 2016.

DR. LESLIE DHARMAPALA WEERASINGHE – Retired Government Registered Medical Officer, husband of Chithra Amarasekera, beloved father of Lakshitha and Sanjaya, father-in-law of Surakshani and grandfather of Devrangee, Senuja and Yashora. Remains lie at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour, Kalubowila. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 15th December for cremation at Nedimala Public Cemetery at 5 p.m. 174350

FERNANDO – LEONARD BONIFACE. Dearly beloved husband of late Kusum, father of Pushpa, Kumudini, Dr Jerard and Jude, father-in-law of Vipula, Dr Pyara and Pradeepika. Remains lie at residence from 7.00 a.m. on Wednesday 14th till 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 15th December. 410/19, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Col. 07. 174064

MULLER – THELMA (nee SPEERING). Beloved wife of Sergius (deceased), dearest mother of Ashmo, Yvonne (Germany), Marian (Germany), Anthony, Stephen (Australia), darling Nana of Ashley (Korea), Buddhika, Jerome, Nilantha, Anesly, Germaine (Australia), Sachini (Australia), Damiane (Australia), beloved mother-in-law of Leela, Yogan (Germany), Herbet (Germany), Pathma, Rohini (Australia), passed away peacefully. Remains will be lying at 334, Rakkandaluwatte, Dalugama from Wednesday 14th December. Funeral on 16th December at Borella Kanatte at 4.00 p.m. 0771418805, 077653704. 174035

PIETERSZ – CLINTON LAWRENCE. Dearly beloved husband of Christine, loving father of Jackie, Melissa and Tina, father-in-law of (Shenal), grandfather of Michelle, son of late Justin and Myrtle Pietersz, brother of Elvina, Leonie (Australia), Carmen, Maxwell, Dawn, Lorraine (deceased), Aloma, Trevin (Australia) and Marlon. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 15th December at 3.30 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery (R.C. Section), Borella. 174496

SILVA – GAMINI (Katana) – Beloved husband of Greta (Tony), loving father of Ravi, Sampath (UK) and Ruveni, father-in-law of Wasana, Daniela and Suranga (Loadstar), grandfather of Roshan, Nashali, Shennaya and baby Alleyana, brother of Kanthi, Leanage and Ranjani Nanayakkara (UK). Cortege leaves residence No. 418/1, St. Rita Road, Daluwakotuwa, Kochchikade at 3 p.m. on Thursday, 15th December for burial at the Halpe (Katana) Cemetery thereafter. 174255

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 –

ABEYWICKRAMA – DON UPALI – Husband of Indra Weragala, beloved father of Kanchana and Anuradha, father-in-law of Thilini and grandfather of Theon. Remains lie at No. 698, Mankada Road, Kadawatha. Cortege leaves the residence (698, Mankada Road, Kadawatha) at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 14th December for Cremation at the Nelligahawatta Cemetery, Makola. 174033

ARYASINHA – DULCIE – (Retired Teacher, Clifton Balika Vidyalaya). Beloved wife of late S.D. Lionel (Meteorological Dept), loving mother of Ravinatha (Ambassador – Geneva) and Saumya (HNB), mother-in-law of Nirmala, sister of Dr. Kingsley Ranasinha and late Dr. Hilda Jayawardene, sister-in-law of Surangani and late Dr. Cleobis, grandmother of Rahul, Kithmina (IPS), Abishek and Aarthi, grandmother-in-law of Nisha, great grandmother of Haridra and Yadav. Cortege leaves residence at 3.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 14th December for cremation at the Geneal Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella at 5 p.m. No flowers by request. 49, 1st Cross street, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 173983

DISSANAYAKE – VIJAYALAKSHMI ANOMA. Wife of Kithsiri Dissanayake, loving mother of Asanka (Perth, Australia) and Dilshani, mother-in-law of Saradha and Danuksha and loving sister of Menaka. Cortege leaves residence 84/1, Jammugasmulla Road, Nugegoda at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 14th December for cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery. 173995

EDIRISOORIYA D.W. – Attorney-at-Law, Retired Commissioner of Revenue and Motor Traffic, Retired Accountant, National Housing Authority, Eastern Province, Retired R/Assistant Superintendent of Police, loving son of late, Sydney Wickrama Edirisooriya (Proctor, Tangalle and late Mrs Maglin Edirisooriya, loving son-in-law of late Ariyadasa Nilaweera (Leading Businessman, Trincomalee) and late Mrs Nanda Nilaweera, beloved husband of Sandhya Nilaweera, everloving father of Dhanushi (Commercial Bank of Dubai, Abu Dhabi) and father-in-law of Shamaindra Pinidiya (Ceylon Tobacco Company), loving brother of late Mohan Edirisooriya (Private Secretary of late Hon. Minister Montague Jayawickrama, G.W. Edirisooriya (Retired Appeal Court Judge), Ranjith Edirisooriya (Retired NSB), late Hemamali and Manel Edirisooriya (Retired Teacher). Ramains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cremation – Wednesday 14th of December 2016 at 5.30 p.m. General Cemetery (Kanaththa), Borella. 1F/21, National Housing Scheme, Mattegoda. Telephone Number : 0769276005 / 0714929658. 174061

Eng. RANAWEERA – K.A.H. Former Secretary to State Ministry of Housing, Director General CEA, Director – Ministry of Housing, Dy. Director – UDA – Dy. Chairman – Water Board, passed away. Funeral is on 16.12.2016 at Aukland, New Zealand. Samadara – Wife, Ruwani – Daughter, Samita – Son. Email : samidinu@xtra.co.nz 174053

FERNANDO – LEONARD BONIFACE. Dearly beloved husband of late Kusum, father of Pushpa, Kumudini, Dr Jerard and Jude, father-in-law of Vipula, Dr Pyara and Pradeepika. Remains lie at residence from 7.00 a.m. on Wednesday 14th till 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 15th December. 410/19, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Col. 07. 174063

MULLER – THELMA (nee SPEERING). Beloved wife of Sergius (deceased), dearest mother of Ashmo, Yvonne (Germany), Marian (Germany), Anthony, Stephen (Australia), darling Nana of Ashley (Korea), Buddhika, Jerome, Nilantha, Anesly, Germaine (Australia), Sachini (Australia), Damiane (Australia), beloved mother-in-law of Leela, Yogan (Germany), Herbet (Germany), Pathma, Rohini (Australia), passed away peacefully. Remains will be lying at 334, Rakkandaluwatte, Dalugama from Wednesday 14th December. Funeral on 16th December at Borella Kanatte at 4.00 p.m. 0771418805, 077653704. 174035

PIETERSZ – CLINTON LAWRENCE. Dearly beloved husband of Christine, loving father of Jackie, Melissa and Tina, father-in-law of (Shenal), grandfather of Michelle, son of late Justin and Myrtle Pietersz, brother of Elvina, Leonie (Australia), Carmen, Maxwell, Lorraine (deceased), Aloma, Trevin (Australia) and Marlon. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour on Thursday 15th December at 4.30 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery (R.C. Section), Borella. 174010

RAJAH – ESTHER (nee GNANASIGAMANI). Beloved wife of Pastor Navaratnam Rajah (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre), Kapuwatte, Ja-Ela (Ex Lake House Enlgish Lino Dept.), daughter of late Mr. & Mrs. G.G. Mani, loving mother of Ashanthi (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre), Dilakshi, Nilakshi (S-Lon Lanka), mother-in-law of Pastor Shehan Pereira (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre), Dushanthan Joseph (Maldives), Dhananjana A. De Mel (IBM Sri Lanka), sister of Benjamin, Solomon and Mano & late Daniel, sister-in-law of Jeewa, Rathnajothie, Ravi, Ira, Shamala, Kingsley, Shiromi, Indira & Seetha, grandmother of Dishaya, Aaron, Diyasha, Atarah, Donna and Baby Diyanah. Cortege leaves residence on 14th Wednesday at 2.30 p.m. for funeral service at (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre) Kapuwatte, Ja-Ela. Burial will take place 4 p.m. at Kapuwatte Junction, General Cemetery. Residence: 153/3, Kalaeliya Road, Kapuwatta, Ja-Ela. Tel. +94112240298. 174005

SARAVANAMUTTU – JOHN SUNDRARAJ (Former Air Ceylon) Passed away, Son of late Dr. E.T. Saravanamuttu and late Lily Saravanamuttu, beloved husband of Thevi (retired teacher Chavakachcheri), loving father of Kamini (Ex. Srilankan Airlines), Shamini (Capital Maharajas), father-in-law of Isack Solomons (Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC), loving grandfather of Shannel, brother of late Rasa, late Indrani, Nalliah, Lani Maylott and Mallikai Chinnakone. Funeral service to be held at 2.00 p.m. at 47/6, Keells Houses, Station Road, Hunupitiya, Wattala on Wednesday 14th December 2016. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. for burial at St. Anne’s Cemetery, Wattala. Contact: 011-2930177 174018

WEERASINGHE – PATHUM. Loving son of Pearly Weerasinghe, brother of Shiyani and Sujeema, expired in Australia. Funeral will take place on 17th December at 1.00 p.m. at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Australia. Church address No. 408, Camp Road, Broadmeadows VIC 3047. A mass will be offered at 5.00 p.m. on 17th Saturday at Fatima Church, Maradana. Relations and friends please accept this intimation. Informed by – Violet Perera, Consy Perera and Dulcie Perera. 0777510634, 0757750775. 172088

WIJAYAPALA – MRS THILAKA HEMAMALI – Beloved wife of the late Dharmasiri Perera (Jayantha), loving mother of Deshani Perera and Nishadi Perera, mother-in-law of Ranjan Fernando and Rajitha Perera, sister of Ashoka, Gamini, Lakshman Sarath, Prabha, Shamali. The remains lie at No. 110/45, “Kingston Villa”, 1st Lane, Kandy Road, Kelaniya (Near Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha, Wedamulla). Cremation on Wednesday 14th December 2016 at 4.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Borella. 174045

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016 –

ABEYWICKRAMA – DON UPALI – Husband of Indra Weragala, beloved father of Kanchana and Anuradha, father-in-law of Thilini and grandfather of Theon. Remains lie at No. 698, Mankada Road, Kadawatha. Cortege leaves the residence (698, Mankada Road, Kadawatha) at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 14th December for Cremation at the Nelligahawatta Cemetery, Makola. 174032

ARYASINHA – DULCIE – (Retired Teacher, Clifton Balika Vidyalaya). Beloved wife of late S.D. Lionel (Meteorological Dept), loving mother of Ravinatha (Ambassador – Geneva) and Saumya (HNB), mother-in-law of Nirmala, sister of Dr. Kingsley Ranasinha and late Dr. Hilda Jayawardene, sister-in-law of Surangani and late Dr. Cleobis, grandmother of Rahul, Kithmina (IPS), Abishek and Aarthi, grandmother-in-law of Nisha, great grandmother of Haridra and Yadav. Cortege leaves residence at 3.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 14th December for cremation at the Geneal Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella at 5 p.m. No flowers by request. 49, 1st Cross street, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 173983

DE MEL – MANEL FELICIA – Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved eldest daughter of late Dorothy and Ernie De Mel, sister of Mallika, Sarath, Elmo and Shirani, brother-in-law of Sarath Vas, Shiela and Jayalath Peiris, Loku Amma of Radeeka & Chrishan, Randesh & Dilu, Shashika & Inoka, Rashika & Manoj, Dushan & Sajeevani, Loku Achchie of darling Chrishelle, Reyon, Radishka and Serushi. Cortege leaves No. 18, Lady Evelyn De Soysa Road, Idama, Moratuwa at 4.30 p.m. for service and burial, Holy Emmanuel Church on Wednesday 14th December at 5.00 p.m. 174030

DISSANAYAKE – VIJAYALAKSHMI ANOMA. Wife of Kithsiri Dissanayake, loving mother of Asanka (Perth, Australia) and Dilshani, mother-in-law of Saradha and Danuksha and loving sister of Menaka. Cortege leaves residence 84/1, Jammugasmulla Road, Nugegoda at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 14th December for cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery. 173995

MULLER – THELMA (nee SPEERING). Beloved wife of Sergius (deceased), dearest mother of Ashmo, Yvonne (Germany), Marian (Germany), Anthony, Stephen (Australia), darling Nana of Ashley (Korea), Buddhika, Jerome, Nilantha, Anesly, Germaine (Australia), Sachini (Australia), Damiane (Australia), mother-in-law of Leela, Yogan (Germany), Herbet (Germany), Pathma & Rohini (Australia), passed away peacefully. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 173996

NAGENDRAN – WIJESWARI. Beloved wife of late P. Nagendran, loving mother of Sukumar and Anne, grandmother to Sanjay, Amit and Arjun, sister of Sundari and late Thaneswari and a daughter of the late Dr. Saga Tyagaraja and Baleswari, passed away on Saturday. Viewing will be held on Tuesday 13th December 2016 from 9.00 a.m. at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cremation at 12 noon at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella on the same day.174011

PERERA – AILEEN GLADYS – Daughter of the late Dixon and Annie Attygalle of Ratnapura, relict of the late Mervyn C. Perera (Martinus C. Perera & Son (Pvt) Ltd., Colombo 2, loving mother of Nilika and Nalinda (Martinus C. Perera & Son (Pvt) Ltd., mother-in-law of Anil Panagoda and Kareema (Flori), loving grandmother of Shamaal, Shamilka, Mahen (Aitken Spence PLC), Elmira and Baby Thahara, loving sister of Sita, late Dagmar, late Charmaine, late Chitra (Bella), late Gamini and Manel. Cremation on Tuesday the 13th Dec. at General Cemetery Kanatte. For further details please contact 0718124434 or 0766964441. 174034

PIETERSZ – CLINTON LAWRENCE. Dearly beloved husband of Christine, loving father of Jackie, Melissa and Tina, son-in-law of Shenal, grand-daughter of Michelle, brother of Elvina, Leonre (Australia), Carmen, Maxwell, Lorraine (deceased), Aloma, Trevin (Australia) and Marlon. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 15th December at 4.30 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella (Born – May 11th, 1945 – Departed – December 11th 2016). 174010

RAJAH – ESTHER (nee GNANASIGAMANI). Beloved wife of Pastor Navaratnam Rajah (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre), Kapuwatte, Ja-Ela (Ex Lake House Enlgish Lino Dept.), daughter of late Mr. & Mrs. G.G. Mani, loving mother of Ashanthi (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre), Dilakshi, Nilakshi (S-Lon Lanka), mother-in-law of Pastor Shehan Pereira (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre), Dushanthan Joseph (Maldives), Dhananjana A. De Mel (IBM Sri Lanka), sister of Benjamin, Solomon and Mano & late Daniel, sister-in-law of Jeewa, Rathnajothie, Ravi, Ira, Shamala, Kingsley, Shiromi, Indira & Seetha, grandmother of Dishaya, Aaron, Diyasha, Atarah, Donna and Baby Diyanah. Cortege leaves residence on 14th Wednesday at 2.30 p.m. for funeral service at (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre) Kapuwatte, Ja-Ela. Burial will take place 4 p.m. at Kapuwatte Junction, General Cemetery. Residence: 153/3, Kalaeliya Road, Kapuwatta, Ja-Ela. Tel. +94112240298. 174005.

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Monday, December 12, 2016

AKMEEMANA – WIJENDRA SRIYANI – Wife of late Piyadasa, beloved mother of Hemantha, Shiyamale, Thishan & Chaminda, mother-in-law of Minoli, Anura (late), Hemamali and Priyadharshini, grandmother of Anitra, Anneli, Senura, Seniya, Naveen, Ashen, Ranul & Vinuki. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 12th December for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m. 173982

ARYASINHA – DULCIE – (Retired Teacher, Clifton Balika Vidyalaya). Beloved wife of late S.D. Lionel (Meteorological Dept), loving mother of Ravinatha (Ambassador – Geneva) and Saumya (HNB), mother-in-law of Nirmala, sister of Dr. Kingsley Ranasinha and late Dr. Hilda Jayawardene, sister-in-law of Surangani and late Dr. Cleobis, grandmother of Rahul, Kithmina (IPS), Abishek and Aarthi, grandmother-in-law of Nisha, great grandmother of Haridra and Yadav. Cortege leaves residence at 3.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 14th December for cremation at the Geneal Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella at 5 p.m. No flowers by request.49, 1st Cross street, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 173983

JOSEPH – MARY NESAM – Beloved wife of the late C.M. Joseph, loving sister of Joe Edward, Christabell Emmanual and Ranjan Edward, loving mother of Bernadette, Bernard, Benedicta, Bede and Benita, mother-in-law of Pathinather, Vanathi, Deni Jenniffer and Michael, passed away peacefully on the 8th of December 2016 in Toronto, Canada. Contact: Bernadette Pathinather on 905 794 4739 and/or Bernard Joseph at 416 727 5904. 173840

PIERES – MRS XENIA – Dearly beloved wife of late Leslie, precious mother of Lester, Charmaine, Jennifer and Christopher, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 11th and 12th December 2016. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (RC) Section on 12th December at 4.30 p.m. 173955

SILVA – GRACE – Beloved wife of late George Silva, loving mother and mother-in-law of Nihal and Yasmin, Nilani and Jayantha, Nirupa and Prasanna, Rohan and Luanna, Roshan and Shiromi, precious grandmother of Nishi and Asitha, Nadi and Gayan, Manuja, Manisha, Shanika, Nashali, Ashenka, Shoshanna, Ashera and Elisha, beloved great grandmother of Aanya and JJ. A private funeral was held on Sunday 11th December. 173978

SRISKANDARAJAH – SASHIKALA. Safe in the arms of Jesus on the 10th of December, 2016. Loving wife of Rev. Sriskandarajah, loving mother of John Sailesh, Aaron Kane and Timothy Dwain, daughter of late Gnana Subramaniam and Vasanthradevi, sister of Mahaluxmi, Suthamathy, Vatsala Sharmila Geetha and Muruguvel, daughter-in-law of late Sinnathurai Kandasamy and Winy Freeda, sister-in-law of Chandrakumar, late Sritharan, Benedict, Jebamohan, Sripathmarajah, Sripriyarajah and Sanjeewan, Hasanthi, Thushari, Ajantha and Shamini Jeyakumari, aunty of Shamini, Jeba Keshini, Ashvini, Kishani, Gration, Elakiyan, Caviyan, Athiyan, Jehan Rahul and Dilakshan Rehan, mother-in-law of Satheesan Nadarajah and grandmother of Siddarth Abimayu. Her remains will lie at A.F. Raymond, Borella on the 11th December 2016 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and thereafter will be brought to the Colombo Gospel Tabernacle, No. 80, Manning Place, Colombo 6, on the 12th of December 2016 at 9 a.m. Farewell Service at 3 p.m. Cortege leaves Church for burial at Galkissa Cemetery.173981

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11,2016.

AKMEEMANA – WIJENDRA SRIYANI – Wife of late Piyadasa, beloved mother of Hemantha, Shiyamale, Thishan & Chaminda, mother-in-law of Minoli, Anura (late), Hemamali and Priyadharshini, grandmother of Anitra, Anneli, Senura, Seniya, Naveen, Ashen, Ranul & Vinuki. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 12th December for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m. 173979

JAYASOORIYA – TERRENCE. The death is announced of TERRENCE JAYASOORIYA. Dearly beloved husband of Leela (nee Makalanda), loving father of Roshani and Nishantha (Shaw Wallace / Rich Life), father-in-law of Sisira (Ceyline Shipping) and Suranjie, loving grandfather of Heshan, brother of Eva, brother-in-law of Donavan Jayamanne, Bubsy and late Chandra Coomasaru, Indrani and Senaka Jayatilake, Mislin and late Julias Premalal. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymonds from 8.00 a.m. on Saturday the 10th of December till 3.00 p.m. on Sunday the 11th December. The burial takes place Galkissa General Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section) at 5 p.m. on 10th Sunday December 2016. 173823

JOSEPH – MARY NESAM – Beloved wife of the late C.M. Joseph, loving sister of Joe Edward, Christabell Emmanual and Ranjan Edward, loving mother of Bernadette, Bernard, Benedicta, Bede and Benita, mother-in-law of Pathinather, Vanathi, Deni Jenniffer and Michael, passed away peacefully on the 8th of December 2016 in Toronto, Canada. Contact: Bernadette Pathinather at 905 794 4739 and/or Bernard Joseph at 416 727 5904. 173835

KASTHURIRATHNA – K.A.P. – (Licensed Surveyor). Husband of Chandrika, beloved father of Nilantha, Nadun and Nuwan in Australia, passed away on 11th December. Remains lie at No. 08, Court Lane, Gampaha. 0332222053. 173828

PERERA – DALUWATTAGE DAYA – Dearly beloved wife of late A.G.W. Perera, loving mother of Dr. Unil Perera (Professor of Physics, Georgia State University, USA) and Krishanthi Karawita, mother-in-law of Dr. Srima Perera (USA) and U.J. Karawita (Nalanda College, Colombo) and grandmother of Nuwan (University of Pittsburg, USA), Nirosha (Stanford University, USA) and Isurika (Anula Vidyalaya, Nugegoda), sister of late D. Buddhadasa. Remains will lie at residence 11/2, Kawdana, Attidiya Road, Dehiwala. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday the 11th at 4.00 p.m. Cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 173820

PIERES – MRS XENIA – Dearly beloved wife of late Leslie, precious mother of Lester, Charmaine, Jennifer and Christopher, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 11th and 12th December 2016. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (RC) Section on 12th December at 4.30 p.m. 173952

RAJESWARAN – RANJIT – Attorney-at-Law of 11/1, Deanston Place, Colombo 3. Son of late Chellappah and Rasamalar, husband of Thivyaranjani, beloved father of Merja, father-in-law of Dr. Saibal, brother of Sarojini (Canada), Chandraleka (UK) and Sri Ranga (Canada), reached the lotus feet of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba on 6th December 2016. Remains will be kept for viewing at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Saturday 10th December from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday 11th December from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and thereafter will be removed for cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte. 172434

SRISKANDARAJAH – SASHIKALA. Safe in the arms of Jesus on the 10th of December, 2016. Loving wife of Rev. Sriskandarajah, loving mother of John Sailesh, Aaron Kane and Timothy Dwain, daughter of late Gnana Subramaniam and Vasanthradevi, sister of Mahaluxmi, Suthamathy, Vatsala Sharmila Geetha and Muruguvel, daughter-in-law of late Sinnathurai Kandasamy and Winy Freeda, sister-in-law of Chandrakumar, late Sritharan, Benedict, Jebamohan, Sripathmarajah, Sripriyarajah and Sanjeewan, Hasanthi, Thushari, Ajantha and Shamini Jeyakumari, aunty of Shamini, Jeba Keshini, Ashvini, Kishani, Gration, Elakiyan, Caviyan, Athiyan, Jehan Rahul and Dilakshan Rehan, mother-in-law of Satheesan Nadarajah and grandmother of Siddarth Abimayu. Her remains will lie at A.F. Raymond, Borella on the 11th December 2016 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and thereafter will be brought to the Colombo Gospel Tabernacle, No. 80, Manning Place, Colombo 6, on the 12th of December 2016 at 9 a.m. Farewell Service at 3 p.m. Cortege leaves Church for burial at Galkissa Cemetery. 173980

WEERASINGHE – PETHUM – Loving son of Pearly Weerasinghe, brother of Shiyani and Sujeema, expired in Australia. Funeral will take place on 17th December at 1.00 p.m. at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Australia. Church Address – No. 408, Camp Road, Broadmeadows Vic 3047. A Mass will be offered at 5.00 p.m. on 17th Saturday at Fatima Church, Maradana. Relations and friends please accept this intimation. Informed by – Violet Perera, Consy Perera and Dulcie Perera. 0777510634, 0757750775. 172083

WIJESINGHE – Mrs. GLADYS HENRIETTA nee DE SILVA WIJEWICKREMA GOONEWARDENA. – Wife of late Tyrell, beloved mother of Lilamani, Chandrani, Premalal and late Seneka, mother-in-law of John Jayaweera, Champika and Dushyanthi, everloving grandmother of Jayanjali, Mithila, Natalie and Premuk, sister of late Shelton, Hazel and Irene. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. for cremation at Kalutara North Crematorium on 11.12.2016. 173892

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Saturday, December 10, 2016 –

DENLOW – MICHAEL – 16.05.49 – 02.12.2016. Late of Ryde NSW Australia, formerly of Kandy, Sri Lanka. Much loved husband of Sandra, father of Gregory and Bradley and brother of Pamela, James and Rosealys. Always in our hearts. 173529

GOMEZ – XAVIER VINCENT. Beloved husband of the late Josephine, father of Vasantha & Audrey, father-in-law of Christine (late) & Benny, grandfather of Annika, Rukshan, Suranee, Sashini, Sean & Doreen, great grandfather of Amelia, called to Eternal Rest. Cortege leaves 506, Aluthmawatha Road, Colombo 15 on 10th December 2016 at 4.00 p.m. for burial at the Madampitiya Cemetery. 173821

JAYASOORIYA – TERRENCE. The death is announced of TERRENCE JAYASOORIYA. Dearly beloved husband of Leela (nee Makalanda), loving father of Roshani and Nishantha (Shaw Wallace / Rich Life), father-in-law of Sisira (Ceyline Shipping) and Suranjie, loving grandfather of Heshan, brother of Eva, brother-in-law of Donavan Jayamanne, Bubsy and late Chandra Coomasaru, Indrani and Senaka Jayatilake, Mislin and late Julias Premalal. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymonds from 8.00 a.m. on Saturday the 10th of December till 3.00 p.m. on Sunday the 11th December. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 173822

PERERA – DALUWATTAGE DAYA – Dearly beloved wife of late A.G.W. Perera, loving mother of Dr. Unil Perera (Professor of Physics, Georgia State University, USA) and Krishanthi Karawita, mother-in-law of Dr. Srima Perera (USA) and U.J. Karawita (Nalanda College, Colombo) and grandmother of Nuwan (University of Pittsburg, USA), Nirosha (Stanford University, USA) and Isurika (Anula Vidyalaya, Nugegoda), sister of late D. Buddhadasa. Remains will lie at residence 11/2, Kawdana, Attidiya Road, Dehiwala. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday the 11th at 4.00 p.m. Cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 173814

PETERSON – BERNADETTE (BERNIE) (Tasty Carterers). Everloving wife of Aubrey, beloved mother of Natalie (ICC), loving mother-in-law of Praveen (Nations Trust Bank PLC), darling grandmother of Shenaya, everloving daughter of the late Leslie & Doreen Shockman, loving daughter-in-law of the late Douglas & Virginia Peterson, beloved sister of Christobel Corea, sisters-in-law brothers-in-law, loving neices & nephews. Cortege leaves residence No. 390, Gothatuwa on Saturday 10th December 2016 at 3.30 p.m. Burial at Kolonnawa Cemetry (RC Section). 173037

RANJIT RAJESWARAN – Attorney-at-Law of 11/1, Deanston Place, Colombo 3. Son of late Chellappah and Rasamalar, husband of Thivyaranjani, beloved father of Merja, father-in-law of Dr. Saibal, brother of Sarojini (Canada), Chandraleka (UK) and Sri Ranga (Canada), reached the lotus feet of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba on 6th December 2016. Remains will be kept for viewing at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Saturday 10th December from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday 11th December from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and thereafter will be removed for cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte. 172439

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Friday, December 9, 2016

DE SILVA – JOYCE DINISHIA. Dearly beloved wife of the late Terrance De Silva, loving mother of Mystica, Dilhan and Dayan, loving mother-in-law of Varathapalan and Ruwani, darling grandmother of Shehara and Jegan, Shivanthi and Emmanuel, Shivan, Avinash and Anushka and great grandmother of Tia and Yanik. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Friday, 09th December 2016 at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte at 5.00 p.m. 172299

RANJIT RAJESWARAN – Attorney-at-Law of 11/1, Deanston Place, Colombo 3. Son of late Chellappah and Rasamalar, husband of Thivyaranjani, beloved father of Merja, father-in-law of Dr. Saibal, brother of Sarojini (Canada), Chandraleka (UK) and Sri Ranga (Canada), reached the lotus feet of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba on 6th December 2016. Remains will be kept for viewing at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Saturday 10th December from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday 11th December from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and thereafter will be removed for cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte. 172439

SILVA – ROMESH (Nations Trust Bank, Nawam Mawatha), dearly beloved son of Parakrama and Bernadine, darling brother of Shanika, brother-in-law of Indika and uncle of Baby Sithu, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 10th December for burial at St. Anthony’s Church, Kirimatiyagara at 4 p.m.

EDWARDS – MERVYN Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Irene, loving father of Deadry, father-in-law of Spencer Poulier, grandfather of Ryan, brother of late Doris and Daphne and of Earl (Australia), late Godfrey and of Fortune, Royston (Australia) and Penelope, brother-in-law of Dolly (Australia), late Jerry and of Sheila, Sherine (Australia) and late Margie Fernandes (India). Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour at 5 p.m. on 9th December for burial at General Cemetery, Borella, Anglican Section. 172693

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Thursday, December 8, 2016 – 

DE MEL – LALITH. Beloved husband of Roshni, father of Nirosh and Tarni, father-in-law of Shanon and Dinesh, grandfather of Ahalya, Aakash and Aadam, brother of Minoli Weeraman and brother-in-law of Sena Weeraman. Remains lie at residence, 39, Flower Road, Colombo 00700. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 8th December at 4.30 p.m. for burial at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section). 171533

FERNANDO – UPATISSA Beloved husband of Trin Silva, loving father of Indika Roshan, Nuwan, father-in-law of Shanika, Ruwangi, grandfather of Methika and Sithuka, expired. Cortege leaves residence No.23, Jaya Mawatha, Wattalpola, Panadura on 8th Thursday at 2.30 p.m. to General Cemetery Gorakana. 171462

FOULSTONE – COREEN MRS. Beloved wife of late Teddy, dearest mother of Russel, Lorette, Marina and Trisette, loving mother-in-law of Rohan, Benny, Jerry and Aleli, much treasured grandmother of Gavin, Thushan, Fallon, Tashya, Shawn, Anna, Sherwal, Thishane, Vanessa, Gia and Stephanie, darling great-grandmother of Payton, Alyessa and Liam, loved sister of Mertyl, Rosemary (deceased), Donald (deceased) and Greeta, sister-in-law of Rex (Australia) and the late Neville, Earl, Neil, Merrill and Maxie. Cortege leaves residence – 34/3, Premananda Mawatha, Mathumagala, Ragama on Thursday 08th at 3.30 p.m. for burial at 4.30 p.m. at Madampitiya Catholic Cemetery. 171146

MADAWALA LIYANAGE FRANCIS PERERA – retired (Ceylon Cold Stores). Beloved husband of late Mary Margret (retired School Teacher), loving father of Titus (Co-operative Insurance Manager – Metro Branch) and Pearl Leema, loving father-in-law of Lalitha and Jude Chemillus (Maliban Biscuits), beloved brother of Madawala Liyanage Anjaline, Josephine Mary, Patrica and (late) Martha, Emelin, Rev. St Mary Florentina, Juwan, Theresa, Vinnie, expired. Cortege leaves 270/A, Batuwatta, Ragama on Thursday 8th December 2016 at 4 p.m. for burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery Bollatha. 171350

NAVARANEE SHANMUGARATNAM. Wife of the late K. Shanmugaratnam of Puloly, Point Pedro, daughter of late P. Navaratnarajah Q.C. and late Sundharanayaki, mother of Kalyani, late Rathika, late Manjula, sister of Lalitharanee, Manohari, sister-in-law of late N. Pararajasingham, K. Shanmuganathan, mother-in-law of Dr. M. Sadananthan, R. Alvapillai, grandmother of Shivanthi, Krishanthi, Janani, Ramanan, passed away on Monday 5th Dec. 2016. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on Thursday (08.12.2016) from 8.30 a.m. and cortege leaves at 1.30 p.m. for cremation at 2 p.m. on the same day. (Foreign papers please copy). Kalyani, No. 181/1, 6/4, W.A. Silva Mawatha, Colombo 06. Phone 0769147972, 0112367210. 171544

PERERA – JAYANTHA ‘At Rest with Jesus’. Beloved husband of late Isabelle, loving father of Jagath (Sri Lankan Airlines) and Savithri Jayatunga (Nestle), father-in-law of Minoli (ex HSBC) and Paul Jayatunge (Jayatunge Brothers), fond grandfather of Ashwini, Teruni, Avishka, Pramuk and Sheruni. Remains lie at 5/1, 4th Lane, Uyana, Lunawa, Moratuwa. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. for service at Methodist Church Uyana at 2.45 pm and cremation at General Cemetery Moratuwa (Holy Emmanuel) at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 8th December 2016. No flowers by request. 171370

SAMUEL – GEORGE WILLIAM. Husband of the late Nobel, father of Mahen (decd.), Rajen and Sharmini, father-in-law of Algerine and Lawrian, grandfather of Andrew, Sean, Stefan and Natalie, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Thursday 08th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Jawatte General Cemetery (Anglican Section). 171534

SILVA – ROMESH (Nations Trust Bank, Nawam Mawatha), dearly beloved son of Parakrama and Bernadine, darling brother of Shanika, brother-in-law of Indika and uncle of Baby Sithu, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 10th December for burial at St. Anthony’s Church, Kirimatiyagara at 4 p.m.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016.

ANANDAPPA – RIENZIE Beloved husband of Anoma, loving father of Leisha and Delon, father-in-law of Ryan Ferdinando, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday 7th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Catholic Section). 170733

DE MEL – SYLVIA. At rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Edward and precious mother of Erantha and Nilwala, Eswarlal and Darshani, Emalshini and Purna, adored grandmother of Eshan, Niran and Nilakshi, Erangi and Eshalini and Priyesh, sister of late Harrison and of Willet. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday the 07th December at 4.15 p.m. for service and interment at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa. 28/15, Charles Place, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa. 170944

FOULSTONE – COREEN MRS. Beloved wife of late Teddy, dearest mother of Russel, Lorette, Marina and Trisette, loving mother-in-law of Rohan, Benny, Jerry and Aleli, much treasured grandmother of Gavin, Thushan, Fallon, Tashya, Shawn, Anna, Sherwal, Thishane, Vanessa, Gia and Stephanie, darling great-grandmother of Payton, Alyessa and Liam, loved sister of Mertyl, Rosemary (deceased), Donald (deceased) and Greeta, sister-in-law of Rex (Australia) and the late Neville, Earl, Neil, Merrill and Maxie. Cortege leaves residence – 34/3, Premananda Mawatha, Mathumagala, Ragama on Thursday 08th at 3.30 p.m. for burial at 4.30 p.m. at Madampitiya Catholic Cemetery.171145

GAMMAMPILA – JANE MARGRET (nee WICKRAMATILLAKE). Wife of the late J.A. Gammampila of Andugoda, Dikkumbura, Ahangama, mother of Lionel, Nanda, late Jayatissa, Walter, Chitra, Kamal, Ranee, Lakshmi and Sarath, mother-in-law of late Olga, Swarna, Karuna, Ramani, late Padma Gunasekara, Dharma, Nihal Gunasekara, Ravin Ginige and Hilary. Remains lie at 49/37, Nagahamulla Road, Pelawatta, Battaramulla. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday 7th December for cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatta at 3.30 p.m. 170942

JAYASURIYA – M.H.F. (HIRAN). Professor. Dearly beloved husband of Yasoma, precious father of Dasarath, Janaka & Arundathi, loving father-in-law of Niranjali and Marja, darling grandfather of Vidura, Manjula, Avanthi & Rohitha, dearest great grandfather of Kanishka. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on Wedenesday 7th December for cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. No. 8, Kawdana Gardens, Dehiwala. 170609

NUGARA CHRISTENE (nee SENN). Beloved wife of late Norman, loving mother of Warren & Tania, father-in-law of Rozette & Chryshan, much loved grandmother of Darren (Australia) & Tamasha. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3 p.m. for burial at St. Anne’s Burial Grounds, Wattala at 4 p.m. (Australian Papers, please copy). 170934

SENEVIRATNE – MRS. SWARNA (nee ATUKORALE). Loving wife of late K.E. Seneviratne (former Crown Proctor of Ratnapura), loving mother of Lalini Seneviratne, Prof. Rohini Seneviratne, late Hemali Weragama, Dr. Nirmali Gunawardane, Ranjith Seneviratne (Attorney-at-Law), Ashok Seneviratne and Prof. Jayamini Seneviratne (Lady Ridgeway Hospital), mother-in-law of Asoka Seneviratne, late Senaka Weragama, Prof. Kapila Gunawardhana, Prasangani Seneviratne (Attorney-at-Law), Keshini Seneviratne and Dr. Renuka Seneviratne, loving grandmother of Chathurinda, Kushlan, Ruwanithi, Himadri, Ruwanika, Harshula, Rajishtha, Samodha, Charinda, Sachith, Arosha, Isira, Sashitha and Gayangi, great grandmother of Akayane, Vivanya, Vihara, Nikila and Sayara. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on 7th December, from No. 220, Pothgul Vihara Mawatha, Ratnapura for cremation at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Ratnapura. No flowers by request. 170941

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016)

ANANDAPPA – RIENZIE Beloved husband of Anoma, loving father of Leisha and Delon, father-in-law of Ryan Ferdinando, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday 7th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Catholic Section). 170733

DE SARAM – AMARA (retired teacher Isipathana College, Colombo) Beloved sister of late Nalin, Chandra Sarojini and Gamini, sister-in-law of Violet and late Lionel Samarakkody, expired. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt Lavinia at 4.15 p.m. for Cremation at Mt Lavinia Cemetery at 5.00 pm. 170468DE SILVA – MISS CHAYA (Civil Engineer, State Engineering Corporation). Beloved daughter of N.S. de Silva (Retired Teacher, Ananda Vidyalaya, Elpitiya), (Mrs.) H.S. de Zoysa (Retired Teacher, Ananda Vidyalaya) and loving sister of Vishva, expired. Cremation at 4.00 p.m. on 07th (Wednesday) at Elpitiya Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at Pubudu Mawatha, Pituwala Road, Elpitiya at 3.00 p.m. 170659

JAYASURIYA – M.H.F. (HIRAN). Professor. Dearly beloved husband of Yasoma, precious father of Dasarath, Janaka & Arundathi, loving father-in-law of Niranjali and Marja, darling grandfather of Vidura, Manjula, Avanthi & Rohitha, dearest great grandfather of Kanishka. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on Wedenesday 7th December for cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. No. 8, Kawdana Gardens, Dehiwala. 170609

GURUGE – RANJITH TALPE – Loving husband of Dr Kalyani Guruge, father of Vajin, Dr Sahan and Priyanwada. Funeral will take place at 2.00 p.m. on Tuesday, 6th December at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 1.15 p.m. 27/1, Indrajothi Road, Ratmalana. 170470

NUGARA – CHRISTENE (nee SENN). Beloved wife of late Norman, loving mother of Warren & Tania, father-in-law of Rozette & Chryshan, much loved grandmother of Darren (Australia) & Tamasha. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Parlour at 3 p.m. Burial at St. Annes Burial Grounds, Wattala at 4 p.m. (Australian Papers please copy). 170766

SOLANGAARACHCHI – CHRISTOBELE. Loving wife of late Dr. Milton Solangaarachchi, mother of Arjuna (U.S.A.), Nirosha (U.S.A.) & Nishani (Aus.), mother-in-law of Lakmali (U.S.A.), Menik & Thilak (Aus.), grandmother of Nethmi, Bethani, Therun, Onesha, Tharusha, Thenil & Thenuk, loving sister of Chandra, Ranjini (Aus.), Nirmalee (Aus.), late Ivan, sister-in-law of Neeliya, Lalith (Aus.), Kanthi, Charles (Aus.), Fatima, Wilfred, Dunstan & late Princy, passed away. Cortege leaves residence at ‘Salbinee’, 173B, Ganemulla Road, Hapugoda, Kandana, on 6th December 2016 at 3.30 p.m. 170665

WIJETUNGE UKWATTEGE RUPARATHNE Loving husband of Lalitha, darling father of Ruhansa. Proprietor of Ruparatne Wijetunge Opticians. Former Director of Education Sri Lanka Optometrist Association. Inaugural Director of Multi Finance and Sinhala Welenda Peramuna. Cortege leaves residence 490, Peradeniya Road, Kandy at 2.00 pm on the 7th of December for cremation at Mahaiyawa .170614

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Monday, December 5, 2016 –

DE SARAM – AMARA (retired teacher Isipathana College, Colombo) Beloved sister of late Nalin, Chandra Sarojini and Gamini, sister-in-law of Violet and late Lionel Samarakkody, expired. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt Lavinia at 4.15 p.m. for Cremation at Mt Lavinia Cemetery at 5.00 pm. 170468

KARUNASEKARA – PRIMAL (Attorney-at-Law) – Beloved husband of Janaka (Manager, Commercial Bank, Head Office, Colombo), loving father of Nethmi and Vihanga, son of Victor Karunasekara (Retired Teacher, Kottawa Ananda Maha Vidyalaya) and G.N. Premathilaka (Retired Teacher, Magammana Maha Vidyalaya), brother of Sanath (Rebmech Pvt Ltd, Nugegoda), Thilak (Australia), brother-in-law of Janethri and Saumya (Australia), past Pupil of Royal College and University of Colombo, Primal Panduka Karunasekara, expired. Funeral procession leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 5th at Kottawa Cemetery. 117/1, Kottawa Junction. 170467

PERERA – MALINIE – Relict of late F.D.W. Perera, loving mother of Anil, Piyal (Lake House) and Pamitha, mother-in-law of Nirupa, Subodha (Emigration & Immigration), expired. Cremation on 5th December 2016 (Monday) at 3.00 p.m. at Beddagana General Cemetery. Cortege leaves 48/1, Viduruwana Mawatha, Old Kesbewa Road, Nugegoda at 1.30 p.m. 170472

PERERA – MRS. DOROTHY KAMALAM – Mother of Chrysanthi (UK) and mother-in-law of Indika Weerawarna (UK), sister of late Phyllis, late Bernard, late Anton, late Bernadette and Neville, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Service will be held at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 5th December and Burial at 3.45 p.m. at General Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section, Borella. 170473

RANJITH TALPE GURUGE – Loving husband of Dr Kalyani Guruge, father of Vajin, Dr Sahan and Priyanwada. Funeral will take place at 2.00 p.m. on Tuesday, 6th December at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 1.15 p.m. 27/1, Indrajothi Road, Ratmalana. 170470

WANASINGHE VIPULA – Dearly beloved husband of Himashi, much loved father of Enesha and son of late Dr. R. Wanasinghe and Medhavi Wanasinghe & brother of Yoshitha and brother-in-law of Ishan Sithumini and Shiranda. Cortege leaves Mahinda Parlour Mount Lavinia on 5th Monday at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 5 p.m. 170469

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 –

ABEYKOON – UPALI Rtd. Planter- Beloved husband of late Damayanthie loving father of Kawshika (Ceylon Tobacco Co.) and Namith (Continental Insurance) expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 109/4 Lewella Road, Kandy at 3.00pm on Saturday 3rd December. Burial at General Cemetry Mahaiyawa, Kandy. 170077

ABEYSIRIGUNAWARDHANA – AMARA (nee PATHIRANA). Beloved wife of late John Peter Abeysirigunawardhana (Inspector Food and Drug), beloved mother of Piyal (United Pharma), Dr. Baladewa Sandya, Deepika (staff – Wataraka Sobitha M.V), late Dr. Mrs Jilani Indira, mother-in-law of Nishamani, Poornima (Director Southern Provincial Council), Dr. Sunil Ranjith, late Dr. Padmalal Harischandra (ENT Surgeon), expired. Cremation at General Cemetery, Dadalla 4th Sunday at 5.00 p.m. 144, Bope Road, Galle. 169622

BERTUS – L.S. (HERBY) (Retired Police Officer and formerly of Royal Oman Police). Beloved husband of late Angela, much loved father of Ian, Sandra, Elaine, Tony, Jenifer and Kevin, father-in-law of Vyomi, Lanil, Jessie, Phaedra, Walter and Tina, grandfather of Devaka, Yoshini, Dulanga, Jason, Joanne, Amanda, Dylan, Maryann, Mark and Jonathan. Cortege leaves residence, 79/20, Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha, off Pitakande Road, Nittawala, Kandy on Sunday 4th December at 3.00 p.m. for Burial at 4.00 p.m. at Mahaiyawa Cemetery, Kandy. 170388

DE ALWIS – ANIL LAKMINDRA – At Rest with Jesus. dearly beloved husband of Kanthi (nee Perera), precious father of Ashan (SLIIT, Malabe), son of the late Leonard de Alwis and of Sheila of Kerawalapitiya, Hendala, loving brother of Niranjan and Anoja (Sydney, Australia), uncle of Menaka & Sheruni and Danushka (Australia). Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Wattala till 12.00 noon on Sunday, 4th December and thereafter at the Hendala Baptist Church. Funeral service at 3.30 p.m. and burial at the Church Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. 124-5-E1, Sirimangala Road, Makola South. 0112964759, 0772409301. 169464

FERNANDO – DALLAS (Retired Deputy Director of Census & Statistics). Dearly beloved husband of Vivienne, brother of late Brinsley, Glenroy and of Sirilani, brother-in-law of Nalini, Susantha, late Bertram and of Ivy, Shelton and Benita, Manel and Dr Titus, Premanie and Maxie, Bernie and Dr Sriyantha, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 03rd December 2016 at 4 p.m. for Burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte. (Roman Catholic Section). 168869

JOSEPH – (Eventine Hostel Dehiwala) Dollybel (nee BARBER), loving wife of late Derrick, sister & brother-in-law of late Christobel & Joe Rodrigo. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia. Cortege leaves at 1.00 p.m. on 03rd December for Burial at General Cemetery, Borella. Australian & Canadian papers please copy. 48/4, Abeyratne Mawatha, Boralesgamuwa. 011 2516457. 170090

MRS. RANI NANAYAKKARA, Wife of late Mr. Lewis Nanayakkara, at age 72 passed away peacefully after a brief illness on 1st December 2016. Mrs Nanayakkara is survived by her son Sudath and daughters Nishanthi and Ayoni. She also leaves behind her son-in-laws Kamal and Chandana and daughter-in-law Prasaji and numerous loving relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held at 2.00pm at No. 10/1 Pallegunnepana, Gunnepana, Kandy on 4th December (Sunday) 2016, followed by cremation at munugama Crematorium. 169725

PERERA – BOPEARACHCHIGE CHARLES SENERATH – Dearly beloved husband of Trisette, loving father of Marcia and Sharline, father-in-law of Dilan Tissera and Dinush Perera, grandfather of Trinity, Trishi and Trussel, passedaway on 02.12.2016. Cortege leaves residence 42, Negombo Road, Thudella, Ja-ela at 3.30 p.m. for Burial at Kanuwana Cemetery on Sunday the 4th December 2016. Contact : 0771547790 or 0772427591. 170335

SILVA MARY ANNA – Loving daughter of late Mr and Mrs Vincent Silva, loving sister of John (late), Alphage, Aneclitus (late), Malini (late), Leena Winifreda, Josephine, George (Canada), Rexy (Canada), sister-in-law of Yvonne, Malini, Sweenitha, Neville, Gamage, Royce, Shiromi and June. Cortege leaves residence 112, Aniyakande Road, Ragama for Burial at St. Peter and Paul Church, Ragama Burial Grounds at 2.00 p.m. on Saturday 3rd December 2016. 169609

SIVAGNANAM SIVARATHIKAN – Formerly HSBC & PABC. Dearly beloved husband of Srimathy, loving father of Mathusha – Copal Amba & Khavishan – student Lyceum, son of late Mr & late Mrs Sivagnanam, brother of Dr Gayani (Australia), son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Balasubramanium, brother-in-law of Dr Jeyarathan, Vhanmathy, Balendra & Vignendra. Remains will lie at Jeyaratne Parlour Borella from 9.00 a.m. on Sunday 4th Dec. followed by cremation at Borella at 3.00 p.m. at the Hindu Section. Email – mathushasivarathikan@gmail.com. 168616

WEERASINHA – MR AJANTHA (ex Maliban). Son of late Mr S.G. Weerasinha & Mrs Thalatha Weerasinha, son-in-law of Mrs Hemalatha Kodithuwakku, husband of Shiromi (HNB – Security Dept.), father of Kavisha (Quontum) and Kiruli, brother of Lal, Channa (Sri Lankan) and Muditha, expired. Cremation on Saturday 3rd at 3 p.m. at Pannipitiya Crematorium. 150, Perakum Mawatha, Bangalawatte, Kottawa, Pannipitiya. 169104

WICKRAMASURIYA – MRS PREMA – Beloved wife of late Stanley Ediri Wickramasuriya, much loved mother of late Janaka (Australia), Lilan (Australia), Hemal (UK), Kusum, Dilrukshi (UK), Omica (Vietnam), Malik, mother-in-law of Pushpa (Australia), Bimalka (Australia), Kasdara (UK), Dilani, Rohan (UK), Nandana (Vietnam), Ridma. Cortege leaves residence 122/3A, Gangarama Road, Werahera, Boralesgamuwa on 4th Sunday at 2.30 p.m. Cremation at Boralesgamuwa Cemetery. 170390

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Friday, December 2, 2016 –

ARIYADASA SAMARARATNA – passed away on 29th November 2016 aged 80. Beloved husband, father brother, grandfather and friend. Funeral on Friday 2nd December, Buddhist Ceremony at 9.30 a.m. at the family home. Cremation at 12 noon at New Southgate Cemetery, followed by a wake back at home. Family flowers only please, any other donations in memory to Cancer Research. 168535

FERNANDO – DALLAS (Retired Deputy Director of Census & Statistics). Dearly beloved husband of Vivienne, brother of late Brinsley, Glenroy and of Sirilani, brother-in-law of Nalini, Susantha, late Bertram and of Ivy, Shelton and Benita, Manel and Dr Titus, Premanie and Maxie, Bernie and Dr Sriyantha, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 03rd December 2016 at 4 p.m. for Burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte. (Roman Catholic Section). 168869

MRS. FLORENCE DEVI AMALAJEEWA: Beloved wife of Anthony Amalajeeva and loving daughter of late Sandanam Nadaraj and late Grace entered rest. Testimony Service at the Ceylon Pentecostal Mission, No.11, Rodrigo Place, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15 on Friday the 2nd at 5.00 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday the 03rd at 9.00a.m. Burial Madampitiya Cemetery. 168836

SIVAGNANAM SIVARATHIKAN – Formerly HSBC & PABC. Dearly beloved husband of Srimathy, loving father of Mathusha – copal Amba & Khavishan – student Lyceum, son of late Mr & late Mrs Sivagnanam, sister of Dr Gayani (Australia), son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Balasubramanium, brother-in-law of Dr Jeyarathan, Vhanmathy, Balendra & Vignendra. Remains will lie at Jeyaratne Parlour Borella from 9.00 a.m. on Sunday 4th Dec. followed by cremation at Borella at 3.00 p.m. at the Hindu Section. Email – mathushasivarathikan@gmail.com 168616

WEERASINHA – MR AJANTHA (ex Maliban). Son of late Mr S.G. Weerasinha & Mrs Thalatha Weerasinha, son-in-law of Mrs Hemalatha Kodithuwakku, husband of Shiromi (HNB – Security Dept.), father of Kavisha (Quontum) and Kiruli, brother of Lal, Channa (Sri Lankan) and Muditha, expired. Cremation on Saturday 3rd at 3 p.m. at Pannipitiya Crematorium. 150, Perakum Mawatha, Bangalawatte, Kottawa, Pannipitiya. 169104

WIKRAMANAYAKE – TREVOR (CHIPPY) – Beloved son of late Cyril and Sera Wikramanayake, brother of late Merle Amaratunga, Maureen Rajah and of Marie Wikramanayake, expired. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on 02nd December 2016 from 10.00 a.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery Borella, Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. 169321

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Thursday, December 1, 2016 –

GALAPPATTI – P.S.L. – Former State Minister of Fisheries and Member of Parliament for Devinuwara Electrorate and Matara District. Beloved husband of Pushpa Indrani, loving father of late Sarathchandra Chintha (Australia), Dr Jinendra (Children’s Hospital, Colombo), Sujeewani (Australia), Dr Dimuthuni (Matara Hospital), Ghanendra, Darshani and Rohan, father-in-law of Geethani (St Thomas’ Girls’ High School, Matara), Shantha Ediriwickrema (Australia), Dr Gauri (World Health Organization), Mahinda (Board of Investment, Colombo), Sonali, Priyal Jayawardene (Katuhena Estate, Bulathsinhala), Rasani (Australia), passed away. Funeral will take place at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday the 1st of December at Family Burial Grounds, Pamburana, Matara. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. Abeygunarathne Mawatha, Pamburana, Matara. 167561

MILLEVITHANATCHY – AMARASIRI, Retired Irrigation Engineer, Ex. D.G.M. Water Resources Board. Husband of Padma, father of Imal of Qatar Airways, Imalka and Kasumi (deceased), father-in-law of Lalani and Ajith and grandfather of Ashini, Gayanga and Chamath. Cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery on Thursday 01st December, at 2.00 p.m. Remains will be in Jayaratne Parlour, Kalubowila from 8.30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. 13/A, Laksapathiya Road, Moratuwa. 167501

RANASINGHE – MRS. LUXMI. Beloved wife of late Noel William Ranasinghe, loving mother of Samantha, mother-in-law of Wasanthi, expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 1st December 2016 at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Borella Crematorium at 3.00 p.m. 167974

SHANMUGANATHAN – SIVAMANI, Kurumbasity. Wife of K. Shanmuganathan, beloved mother of Muralitharan, Vasugi, Janaki, Rohini, Dharshini, passed away on 30th November 2016. Remains will be at Mahinda Parlour, Mount Lavinia on 1st December 2016 from 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. Cortege leaves from the Parlour to Mount General Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation. Informant : V. Jegatheesan. 168035

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Obituaries- 30.11.2016 (Wednesday_

GALAPPATTI – P.S.L. – Former State Minister of Fisheries and Member of Parliament for Devinuwara Electrorate and Matara District. Beloved husband of Pushpa Indrani, loving father of late Sarathchandra Chintha (Australia), Dr Jinendra (Children’s Hospital, Colombo), Sujeewani (Australia), Dr Dimuthuni (Matara Hospital), Ghanendra, Darshani and Rohan, father-in-law of Geethani (St Thomas’ Girls’ High School, Matara), Shantha Ediriwickrema (Australia), Mahinda (Board of Investment, Colombo), Sonali, Priyal Jayawardene (Katuhena Estate, Bulathsinhala), Rasani (Australia), passed away. Funeral will take place at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday the 1st of December at Family Burial Grounds, Pamburana, Matara. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. Abeygunarathne Mawatha, Pamburana, Matara. 167561

KARUNARATNA- LALA Wife of late P.N. Karunaratna. Beloved mother of late Neilendra, Chitra and Parakrama. Mother in law of Aloma, Lal Samarakoon and Sandya. Grand mother of Devini, Anurudha, Lalindra, Shevantha, Paarami and Achintha. Cortage leaves residence 140/2 Meewatura, Peradeniya at 3pm on Wednesday 30th November for cremation at Mahaiyawa General Cemetery at 4pm. 167127

MILLEVITHANATCHY – AMARASIRI, Retired Irrigation Engineer, Ex. D.G.M. Water Resources Board. Husband of Padma, father of Imal of Qatar Airways, Imalka and Kasumi (deceased), father-in-law of Lalani and Ajith and grandfather of Ashini, Gayanga and Chamath. Cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery on Thursday 01st December, at 2.00 p.m. Remains will be in Jayaratne Parlour, Kalubowila from 8.30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. 13/A, Laksapathiya Road, Moratuwa. 167501

SUBASINGHE ARACHCHIGE CAROLIS SILVA (Proprietor, Mala’s Garment Panadura), beloved husband of Dorothy Silva (Mount Lavinia), beloved brother of Lionel Silva, Wilmot Silva and Rohan Silva of Panadura, beloved father of Namal De Soyza of Moratuwa, Gangani Sannasgala Nugegoda Akira and Collection G, Nilmini De Silva Delkanda, Upuli De Silva, Ruwani Perera Kirulapone Innovation Revamped, father-in-law of late Nimal Dharmasiri De Soyza Negombo, Sunil Sannasgala Haputale, Sydney De Silva Modara, Nihal Ananda De Silva, G.P. De Silva and Sons International (Pvt) (Ltd) Ambalangoda and Ratmalana and Cinnamon Legends Colombo, Sujith Sanjaya Perera Member of Parliament Yatiyanthota, beloved grandfather of Sangeetha Samayadasa, Dilini Divothalatawela, Ravinath Sannasgala, Prasangani Perera, Prasad De Silva, Akila Sannasgala, Sawani De Silva, Nisura Perera, Vihanga Perera, Manoda De Silva, Yosoda De Silva, Lasitha Samayadasa, Chaminda Divothawela and Rumesh Perera, expired. Cremation will be held on Wednesday 30 at 4.00 p.m. at Galkissa General Cemetery, cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. from No. 46/34, 1st Templar’s Mawatha, Lady Lavinia, Mount Lavinia. 167412

TISSA GALAGODA. Beloved husband of Surekha, loving Appachchi of Sapumali, beloved Loku Attha of Rashida son of late Seneviratna and Kumari Udawela, brother of Mahinda, Udaya, Parakrama, Jayantha and Wickrama, son-in-law of late Thumulasena Siriwardena and Sunethra, brother-in-law of Surendrini Lakshmi, Manori, Seetha, Chandani and Ayanthi. Cortege leaves Jayarathna Funeral Parlour for cremation at 2.00 p.m. at Borella Kanatta. 167366

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

It is with very great sadness the family announces the passing away of HAJIYANI BRAHANNAYAKI HUSSAIMA HUSSAIN at 205 Temple Road, Maradana, Colombo 10 on 27/11/2016. Loving wife of Al-Haj A.L.M. Hussain, loving mother of Dr. Al-Haj M.H.M. Irfan, Dr Shahina Hussain Jebenessan, loving daughter of late Laksmi Narayanan Iyer and Seetha Lakshmi Narayanan, loving daughter-in-law of late M.L.M.A. Latiff and Hajiyani Noordeen Fathila, loving mother-in-law of Dr Jeewani Irfan, Mr Sagayan Jebenessan, loving sister of Subbulakshmi, Ganamsaraswathi, late L. Vaidyanathan, L. Subramaniam, L. Shankar, loving grandmother of Dr Shihana Imadudeen, Dr Thahir Imadudeen, Dr Nasreen Irfan, Jehan Irfan, Ifza Irfan, Naveen Jebenessan, Roshini Jebenessan. Janaza took place at Kuppiyawatta Burial Grounds at 4 p.m. on 27/11/16. May Allah grant her Jannathul Firdous. Ameen. 167007

KARUNARATNA- LALA. Wife of late P.N. Karunaratna. Beloved mother of late Neilendra, Chitra and Parakrama. Mother in law of Aloma, Lal Samarakoon and Sandya. Grand mother of Devini, Anurudha, Lalindra, Shevantha, Paarami and Achintha. Cortage leaves residence 140/2 Meewatura, Peradeniya at 3pm on Wednesday 30th November for cremation at Mahaiyawa General Cemetery at 4pm. 167127PERERA – RITA (nee RODRIGO). Beloved wife of late Stephen Perera, much loved mother of Shimali, Kumi Sarath, Chandrika Anton and Ruwani. Mother-in-law of Upali, Soysa Paul Madawela Dishna Perera, Shanth Mithraratne and Lalith Perera. Darling Achchi of Mario Mathew & Marini Nirmal & Ruwanthi, Ruwanka, Rivini, Rishini, Duwini, sister and sister-in-law of late Tommy & Rita Rodrigo Shirley, Ranjan Rodrigo, Shanthi & Sarath Gunathilleke. Cortege leaves residence 205, Rukmal Garden, off Balika Niwasa Road, Rukmale West, Kottawa at 3 p.m. on 30th November 2016, for burial at Christ the King Church Burial Ground, Pannipitiya. 167201

SENERATH DASSANAYAKE – PIYASENA DERANGA of “Gilimale Walauwa” Gilimale, Ratnapura. Beloved husband of late Vijitha (Babsy), father of Ranil, Jayantha, Nimal, Shanthilal, Rohan and Villashini, father-in-law of Dharshini, Kumudini, late Sonali, Suramya (Sushie) and late Channa, grandfather of Lalinda, Ashanthi, Anushka, Ruwanthika, Ishantha, Shehan and Romesh, expired. Cortege leaves residence No.8, Udaya Mawatha, off Templers Road, Mount Lavinia at 4.30 p.m. on 29th November 2016 for cremation at General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia at 5.00 p.m. 167068

SRIMATHIE PADMA RANASINGHE (Ex. Ceylon Petroleum). Beloved wife of Don De Silva (Ex. Ceylon Petroleum), loving sister-in-law of Eileen, Shirani, Chandrakumara, Kamani, Florite, Naveendra, Neel, Brian, Kinsley, Gothami, Sanathi, Tony, Kanthi, loving aunty of Nihal, Lakshma, Vajira, Bimali, Aruni, Upali, Sandamali, Thilini, Chethiya, Methmi and Tharushika, Tania, Denver, Shaun and Britney, passed away peacefully on Sunday the 27th November in Canberra and will be cremated on Wednesday the 30th November 2016 in Canberra Australia. Tel. No. +61488232688. 167186

SYLVA – K.K. KUSUMA LAKSHMI. (Former Hostel Matron of Visaka Vidyalaya, Colombo and Hillwood College, Kandy). Beloved sister of late Albert, Leela, Shirley, Erwin and sister of Vipula, expired. Remains lie at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour A, Colombo 08. Cremation at 3.00 p.m. on Tuesday 29, at the General Cemetery, Borella. 167244

VELUPILLAI – PARAMANANTHAN (Formally Deputy Director of General – Treasury). Dearly beloved husband of Manoranjitham, loving father of Sumithirai and Yasotharai, beloved father-in-law of Sivakumar and Jayanthakumar. Beloved grandfather of Shivantha, Shehara, Renita and Shivaruban. Beloved brother of the late Suhirthalaxshmi, late Thilagalaxmi, Puvaneswari, late Saravanamuttu and Kugathasan, passed away peacefully. The funeral took place in Canberra, Australia on the 25th of November 2016. 167177

PERERA – LAWRANCE of Lunugala. Beloved husband of Lillian Perera, son of Mr & Mrs G.A.C. Perera of Lunugala, beloved father of Lasantha (Swedish Trading), Rucklanthi (Badulla), Lalindra (USA), Lalith & Lalantha (Canada), father-in-law of Kumari (Commercial Bank), Palitha Katapearachchi (Badulla), Indra, Samantha & Deepa, expired. Remains lie at Jayarathne Funeral Parlour. Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte on Wednesday 30th November 2016. For condolences – Lasantha Perera 0777 310122. 167245

REV. FR. ERNEST PREMASIRI (O.M.I.).The brother of Fr. Damian (Vicar General, Rathnapura DIOCESE). Loving uncle of Rev. Fr. Sriyan and Rev. Fr. Shiran, passed away. His mortal remains will be at De Mezenod House, Mattakkuliya till 9.00 a.m. on the 29th November (Tuesday). Thereafter remains will be removed to Fathima Church, Maradana. Funeral Mass will be at 3.00 p.m. followed by the burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Fr. Provincial). 167145

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SATURDAY, 26 NOVEMBER, 2016

ABEYANAYAKE – EVLYN OLGA (Nee JAYASINGHE). Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of late Vincent, darling mother of Dunstan, mother-in-law of Chandrani, sister of late Hurbert, Irine, Eric and Lionel, grandmother of Geethal, Sanjeewa, Sudarshana and Nadeesha. Cortege leaves residence No. 617/B, Sinha Sala Road, Thudella, Jaela on Saturday 26th November at 2.30 p.m. for the funeral service at St. James’ Church Mutwal at 4.00 p.m., thereafter for the burial at Madampitiya Cemetery. 164967

MAHAMITHAWA – SENERATH – Husband of Udayanthi, father of Senuri and Udani, brother of Swarna, Sujatha, Subadra, Upul, Sriyani, Mahinda and Ashoka. Cortege at 3/4, N.J.V. Cooray Mawatha, Rajagiriya. Cremation 3 p.m. on Saturday 26th November 2016, at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella. 166786

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FRIDAY, 25 NOVEMBER 2016

ABEYANAYAKE – EVLYN OLGA (Nee JAYASINGHE). Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of late Vincent, darling mother of Dunstan, mother-in-law of Chandrani, sister of late Hurbert, Irine, Eric and Lionel, grandmother of Geethal, Sanjeewa, Sudarshana and Nadeesha. Cortege leaves residence No. 617/B, Sinha Sala Road, Thudella, Jaela on Saturday 26th November at 2.30 p.m. for the funeral service at St. James’ Church Mutwal at 4.00 p.m., thereafter for the burial at Madampitiya Cemetery. 164967

PIYARATNE – LILAN SANJEEWA – Born: 20th September 1978 – Died: 24th November 2016. Beloved son of late Mr. V. Piyaratne and Mrs. R. Piyaratne, brother of Samanthi Epps and brother-in-law of Aaron Epps, uncle of Enaya and Dilan. Remains lie at residence 198/7, Gemunu Mawatha, Kiribathgoda. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 165708

WANNIACHCHY KAMALA (Nee ABEYNAIKA). Beloved wife of late Meril Wanniachchy, mother of Renuka, Ganga, late Mudith and Wasana, mother-in-law of Lalith, Kusum and Anuruddha, sister of late Bhadra and Sumana, grandmother of Ishanka (Siyapatha Finance), Nirmani (Sampath Bank), Dhanushi (Loadstar), Amanda (HNB), Vinuri (Musaeus College), Visura (Mahanama College), Ayesha (Hemas), expired. Cremation – Friday November 25th, 2016 at 3.00 p.m. at Battaramulla Cemetery. 343/3, Ekamuthu Mawatha, Thalangama North, Battaramulla. 164893

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2016

AMBROSE – DULCIE – Wife of Tony, mother of Sherine Romayne Charmaine Christie Jerome. Mother-in-law of late Yudheesha, Kumara and Anura, Chandrika, Sudharshani. Cortege leaves residence 6/3, Ananda Mawatha, Beddagana, Pita Kotte at 3 p.m. today for burial at Borella Cemetery. 164549

CHING – CHANG SHIN (Dental Technician, Panadura / Moratuwa). Dearly beloved husband of Malintha (Ching’s Beauty Salon), loving father of Teh Shin (Australia) & Min Shin (Australia), father-in-law of Angela, grandfather of Baby Joshua, loving brother of Foon Chie (Celia), Chai, Shaan, Ayichi, Tungchi, Chingo (Matho) & Chang Thin (Timothy). Cortege leaves from Mahinda Funeral Parlour, 1st Floor, 591, Galle Road, Mt. Lavinia on Thursday 24th November at 4.15 p.m. for Cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery. Viewing times from Tuesday 22nd – Thursday 24th November 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.163438

Lt. Col. Dr KEERTHI JAYASEKARA – Beloved husband of Kamini, loving father of Hiranthi and Ven. Dadalle Devasiri Thero, father-in-law of Manuja Abeyesekara, dearest grandfather of Sonakshi and Keheliya, son of late Dr & Mrs M.J. De S. Jayasekara, brother-in-law of Chitra Abayaratna, Dr. Nalini Kappagoda, Major General Chandra Abayaratna, Rodney Kitulegoda, Michelle Abayaratna. Remains lie at his residence No. 32, Melwatte Road, Koswatte, Nawala. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 24th November 2016 for cremation at 4.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Kanatte. 164009

STAINWALL – ALOMA (Nee EDMUND) – Beloved wife of Tyrone, loving daughter of late Michael and Trixie Edmund, loving sister of Rhona, Marie, Canisius, Camillus and Gordon, beloved daughter-in-law of late Trevor and Iris Stainwall, sister-in-law of late Royce and of Mario, Harvey, Alistaire, Glenise and Steve, expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 24th November at 4 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). 163966

VANHOFF – TRIEAN CURTIS – Son of Shelton & Rochelle, husband of Sureka, father of Tashia (Ladies College) Erika, Joshuwa, son-in-law of Srialatha & Leslie, brother of late Julian and cousin brother of Lisa. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Borella for burial at General Cemetery Anglican Section, Borella on 24th Nov. 2016 at 5.00 p.m. Tel: 077-1177904, 0727945455. Australian papers please copy.164583

VETHODY – PRASANNA – Senior Director at NIPON EXPO and HOTEL NIPPON (PVT) LTD- Son of late Mr. Vethody Kumaran and Mrs. Chandramathy- Husband of Beena Prasanna- Father of Chandan and Seetha- Father in law of Dr. Naveen and Shimna- Brother of Dr. Sugunan, Chandrasena, Vasan, Dr. Valson, Dr.Pradeep Kumar, Chandrathara and of Sunil Kumar- Passed away- Cremation will be at The General Cemetery Crematorium on 24th November 2016 at 2:30pm. Cortege Leaves from No.63, Jawatta road, Colombo 05 at 1:00pm. 164460

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

CHING – CHANG SHIN (Dental Technician, Panadura / Moratuwa). Dearly beloved husband of Malintha (Ching’s Beauty Salon), loving father of Teh Shin (Australia) & Min Shin (Australia), father-in-law of Angela, grandfather of Baby Joshua, loving brother of Foon Chie (Celia), Chai, Shaan, Ayichi, Tungchi, Chingo (Matho) & Chang Thin (Timothy). Cortege leaves from Mahinda Funeral Parlour, 1st Floor, 591, Galle Road, Mt. Lavinia on Thursday 24th November at 4.15 p.m. for Cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery. Viewing times from Tuesday 22nd – Thursday 24th November 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.163438

Lt. Col. Dr KEERTHI JAYASEKARA – Beloved husband of Kamini, loving father of Hiranthi and Ven. Dadalle Devasiri Thero, father-in-law of Manuja Abeyesekara, dearest grandfather of Sonakshi and Keheliya, son of late Dr & Mrs M.J. De S. Jayasekara, brother-in-law of Chitra Abayaratna, Dr. Nalini Kappagoda, Major General Chandra Abayaratna, Rodney Kitulegoda, Michelle Abayaratna. Remains lie at his residence No. 32, Melwatte Road, Koswatte, Nawala. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 24th November 2016 for cremation at 4.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Kanatte. 164009

STAINWALL – ALOMA (Nee EDMUND) – Beloved wife of Tyrone, loving daughter of late Michael and Trixie Edmund, loving sister of Rhona, Marie, Canisius, Camillus and Gordon, beloved daughter-in-law of late Trevor and Iris Stainwall, sister-in-law of late Royce and of Mario, Harvey, Alistaire, Glenise and Steve, expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 24th November at 4 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). 163966

WIJAYASEKARA – FRED (Retired Government Servant). Husband of late Sheila Wijayasekara, loving father of Rita (UK) & Dilu, expired. Remains lie at No. 78, Alubogahawatta, Anderson Road, Nedimala, Dehiwala. Service will be held at 2.30 p.m. Wednesday 23rd November and Burial 3 p.m. at Anderson Road Cemetery. 163744

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Obituaries (22.11.2016)

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

CHING – CHANG SHIN (Dental Technician, Panadura / Moratuwa). Dearly beloved husband of Malintha (Ching’s Beauty Salon), loving father of Teh Shin (Australia) & Min Shin (Australia), father-in-law of Angela, grandfather of Baby Joshua, loving brother of Foon Chie (Celia), Chai, Shaan, Ayichi, Tungchi, Chingo (Matho) & Chang Thin (Timothy). Cortege leaves from Mahinda Funeral Parlour, 1st Floor, 591, Galle Road, Mt. Lavinia on Thursday 24th November at 4.15 p.m. for Cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery. Viewing times from Tuesday 22nd – Thursday 24th November 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. 163438

DENNIS SATHIYANATHAN HENSMAN – Former Manager of Bank of Ceylon and Former Deputy Chief Statistician at the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Canberra – Australia, youngest son of Raja & Lilly Hensman, Loyal and Faithful husband of Ariamalar (Bubby), father of Niranjan, loving brother of Rudie, Millie, Sagu, Mary, Sheila, Nirmala, Mythili, Henry and Eddie, passed away on Friday November 18. Funeral in Canberra, Australia on Wednesday 23. 163370

GRAY – DIRK RUDOLPH – Dearly beloved husband of Priyanga, loving father of Annika, son of Pam and late Ronald, brother of Kevin and Joanne. Service at 04.00 p.m. on Tuesday 22nd November at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour and thereafter Cremation at General Cemetery Borella. 163628

HERFT – Christobel (nee de Hoedt). ‘At rest with Jesus’. Beloved wife of the late Theodore (Teddy) Herft, mother of Christine, beloved daughter of the late Torry and Annie de Hoedt, sister of the late Carmen La Brooy (Australia), Rita Benjamin (Malaysia), Jean Ephraums (Australia), Pam Mulholland (Australia) and Anton de Hoedt (Australia). Loving aunt of late Lorenz, Rozanne, Rosemarie, late Ralston, Beverly, Wilhelm, Tania, Hans, Dianne, Sean, Kenneth and Karen; also Gerard, Carmel and Melanie Biggs. Viewing at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia on Wednesday, 23rd Nov. 2016 from 8.00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m. Thereafter cortege will leave Mahinda Funeral Parlour at 2.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 23rd Nov. 2016, for burial at the Roman Catholic section, General Cemetery, Borella, Kanatte. 163480

SISTER INDRANI DANIEL – SISTER INDRANI DANIEL of the Ceylon Pentecostal Mission entered Rest. Funeral Service on Tuesday the 22nd (today) at the Mission Headquarters, No. 11, Rodrigo Place, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15 at 9.00 a.m. Burial Madampitiya Cemetery. 163488

WICKRAMARATHNA – MARY BRIDGET – Beloved wife of late Michael Francis, loving mother of (Late), Polin Ignatius Neville and George (Ex Lakpohora), Hilda, Wickrama, Nimali (Gangadaran Associates, Ex Manoharan and Sangakkar), Mangali, Sri Lanka Police, mother-in-law of Sheela, Marian, Kingsley, Sumana, loving sister of (late) Bendic, Merwin, Pilomina and Margaret, Theresa. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Tuesday 22 November for Burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Nayakakanda. 163545

DIAS – AUDREY LINETTE – We thank all those who came to pay their respects to her, attended the Funeral Service and helped in numerous ways. We regret our inability to thank you individually. Priyan & Shanthi, Anil & Ruki, Ramani & Ajith and their families. 163491 Obituaries-Monday, November 21, 2016

BOCKS – Safe in the Arms of Jesus ELIZEABETH IRENE (nee Kerner) formerly of McLarens Shipping Ltd. Dearly beloved wife of Patrick, darling mother of Tania and Michelle mother-in-law of Malintha Fernando loving grandmother of Baby Mackenzie, much loved sister of Auril Lodewyke and Maureen Correa, passed away peacefully on Thursday 17th November in Colorado USA and was cremated on Saturday the 19th of November (according to her wishes). Her ashes will be interred in California Valhalla Cemetery North Hollywood USA. 6531 Clybourn Ave, North Hollywood. 163358

FERNANDO – ROZALITA (nee Wickremasinghe) loving daughter of Ivor Wickremasinghe (deceased) and Dagmar Wickremasinghe (deceased), loving wife of Tennyson Fernando (deceased) and The Best Mother to Rochelle (UAE), Tenny (UAE) Royston (UAE) Billy (Musician) Bruce (UAE), Rozette (UAE) and Bonjo (Musician) has gone to be with Jesus. Cortege leaves residence on 21st November 2016 at 3.30 p.m. from 257/5A, Lake Road, Boralesgamuwa for Cremation at the Mt Lavinia Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. 163357

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Obituaries-19.11.2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016 –

CONWAY – JACK HERBERT of Bandarawela – Rtd – Royal Air Force and Dept of Environment United Kingdom (at rest with Jesus). Beloved husband of late Daphnie (nee Peiris Goonetilleke) of Panadura, loved brother of Henry & Joan and Joan Perry (all deceased), brother-in-law of late Egerton and Duksie Goonetilleke, Rienzie and Daphnie Goonetilleke (both deceased), Gerald and late Stephanie de Alwis, much loved uncle of Niranjala & Ranjan, Savitri & Nirmo, Rohan & Swarna, Hiranthi & Tissa, Aloma & Nalin, Indramalie & Vinnie, late Gihan de Alwis, Chandini & Elmo, Dineshi & Shanil. Remains will lie at Barney Raymond’s Parlour from 9.00 a.m. on Saturday 19th November for Cremation at 10 a.m. at General Cemetery, Borella. (50, Koswatte Road, Nawala, Rajagiriya). 162081

DE SILVA – IRENE (RENE). Beloved wife of late Tennyson De Silva, loving mother of Kshama and Iromie, mother-in-law of Sunil Wijesinha and Lucille Wijewardena, loving grandmother of Anushka and Natalie, grandmother-in-law of Aarthi, passed away. Remains lie at residence No. 32, Anderson Road (off Dickmans Road), Colombo 05. Cortege leaves from residence at 2.15 p.m. on Saturday 19th November 2016 for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 3.00 p.m. 162726

FERNANDO – LANGANIE ABEYDEERA. Recipient of State Honours for Sinhala Literature (for Novel – “Kandak Gini Awilenne”) in 1996. Beloved wife of Gunasiri Gintotahewa (retired Deputy Director of Education), beloved mother of Hemantha Ravi (Chartered Quantity Surveyor – Prime Lands Pvt Ltd), Samanthi (Sectional Head Primary Section – Vidura College), beloved mother-in-law of Sumudu (D.G.M. State Pharmaceuticals Corporation), Waruna Koggalage (Chartered Accountant, Chief Auditor AIA Insurance), expired. Cremation at the Battaramulla Cemetery at 5 p.m. on 19th November 2016. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. No. 770/12/03, 3rd Lane, Millagahawatte Road, (opposite Shalawanoudyana Temple), Thalangama North, Thalangama, Malabe. 162671

PEREIRA – CONRAD JOSEPH – Called to Eternal Rest. Loving husband of Babara, beloved father of Roshan (HSBC – Dubai), Jerome Victor (Standard Chartered – Moratuwa), father-in-law of Ruchira, Andria, grandfather of Rochelle and Johnathan, brother of late Noaline, Rosemary and Augstine, brother-in-law of Karu and Nandani. Cortege leaves residence No.01, Walpola Road, Ragama on Saturday 19th November 2016 at 3.00 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery Borella (Christian Section). 161525

PERERA – MARY JOSEPHINE. Beloved wife of late Piyadasa Kurera, mother of Lorna, Dheera, Channa, Nimini and Pragathisheeli, mother-in-law of Rohan, Ashok, Chathurika, Kithsiri and Sumith, expired. Burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Gonawila, Dankotuwa at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 20th. 162386

PERUMAL – J.A. – Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Precious husband of late Renee, fondly missed by his children Lalini, Rohini and Maxie, Kumar and Nilani, Jayantha and Aruna (Lourdes, France), precious grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Saturday 19th November, followed by burial thereafter at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). No flowers by request. 64, Mayura Place, Colombo 6 (off Havelock Road). 162078

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Obituaries-18.11.2016

Friday, November 18, 2016 –

CONWAY – JACK HERBERT of Bandarawela – Rtd – Royal Air Force and Dept of Environment United Kingdom (at rest with Jesus). Beloved husband of late Daphnie (nee Peiris Goonetilleke) of Panadura, loved brother of Henry & Joan and Joan Perry (all deceased), brother-in-law of late Egerton and Duksie Goonetilleke, Rienzie and Daphnie Goonetilleke (both deceased), Gerald and late Stephanie de Alwis, much loved uncle of Niranjala & Ranjan, Savitri & Nirmo, Rohan & Swarna, Aloma & Nalin, Indramalie & Vinnie, late Gihan de Alwis, Chandini & Elmo, Dineshi & Shanil. Remains will lie at Barney Raymond’s Parlour from 9.00 a.m. on Saturday 19th November for Cremation at 10 a.m. at General Cemetery, Borella. (50, Koswatte Road, Nawala, Rajagiriya). 162079

PERUMAL – J.A. – Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Precious husband of late Renee, fondly missed by his children Lalini, Rohini and Maxie, Kumar and Nilani, Jayantha and Aruna (Lourdes, France), precious grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Saturday 19th November, followed by burial thereafter at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). No flowers by request. 64, Mayura Place, Colombo 6 (off Havelock Road). 162077

JAYAWARDENA – DAMITHA – Beloved husband of Anoja, loving father of Achini and Supuni, son of late Ananda and Vijitha, brother of Sudath, son-in-law of late Dolly and Soma, brother-in-law of Nirmala, Lala, Manel, Amitha, Sanath and Rajini. Cortege leaves residence 127/6A, Katukurunda, Moratuwa on Saturday 19th Nov. at General Cemetery Rawatawatta 4 p.m. Tel : 0765574687. 161211

PEREIRA – CONRAD JOSEPH – Called to Eternal Rest. Loving husband of Babara, beloved father of Roshan (HSBC – Dubai), Jerome Victor (Standard Chartered – Moratuwa), father-in-law of Ruchira, Andria, grandfather of Rochelle and Johnathan, brother of late Noaline, Rosemary and Augstine, brother-in-law of Karu and Nandani. Cortege leaves residence No.01, Walpola Road, Ragama on Saturday 19th November 2016 at 3.00 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery Borella (Christian Section). 161525

THANNE – CECIL SUMANASENA of Pallethanne Walawwa, Thanne, Matale. Son of H.B. Thanne Disawa (member of National State Assembly for Dambulla) and Palipane Kumarihamy, beloved husband of Nanda Kumarihamy Abeykoon, father of Achala Thanne, father-in-law of Jayabo Wijayasundara, passed away. Funeral takes place at 4.00 p.m. on 18.11.2016 at the Matale Crematorium. 161764

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

MENIKE – MRS SOMA ADHIKARI. Beloved mother of Swarna, Ashoka (Navy) and Chandrakumara, mother-in-law of Wijaya (Navy), Wasantha (MOH) and Ajantha, loving grandmother of Hansika, Pavithra, Thilanka, Gavindya, Manjula, Omal and Nipuni, great-grandmother of Nisith, Sanketh, Dakshanath and Senudi, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence 195 B, Biyagama Road, Bollegala, Kelaniya at 5.00 p.m. Cremation will take place at Nelligahamula Makola Cemetery at 6.00 p.m. on Wednesday 16th November 2016. 160337

PEIRIS – MR D.L. WIRAJ – (Partner Systemscare International). Dearly beloved husband of Sakunthala (Former Staff – LMRB), loving father of Dulshi and Januthi (Musaeus College), loving son of Mrs Indrani Koswaththa and late Mr David Peiris, loving brother of Wimalka, Vidyakanthi and Lalani, loving brother-in-law of Nath, Wasantha and Premasiri, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 5A, Nimalka Gardens, Panadura on Wednesday, 16th November at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at Minuwampitiya Cemetery, Panadura. 160242

PEREIRA – EDNA (nee ALWINES). Loving daughter of C.W.D. Alwines, beloved wife of late Callistus Pereira, mother of Nina (U.K.), mother-in-law of Mark Crook, grandmother of Charlotte, sister of late Fr. Gaston (OMI), Fr. Guy (SSS), Sr. Irene (Holy Cross) and Sr. Hyacinth (HFC Ratmalana), late Netia, Maxi and Morris (Brunei). Buried according to her wishes on 15.11.2016 at Jawatte Cemetery. 160284

PERERA – THELMA (nee DE ALMEIDA) – Beloved wife of late D. Peter S. Perera, loving mother of Amal (Balangoda Plantations), Kumudu (USA), Mirani and Sirini, mother-in-law of Tamara, Asanka, Sydney and Gilbert (Berty), grandmother of Eranga, Navin, Anushka, Dileshni, Tehani, Deshan, Lahari and Gihara, great-grandmother of Neraaya, Aarya and Nevaan, sister of Lloyd (USA), Chitra (USA), late Lakshman, Merita (UK), Sriyani and late Nimal. Remains will lie at residence 909/11, Adikkaram Mawatha, Ethul Kotte from 6 p.m. on Monday 14th November. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 16th November at 3 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte. 160169

SANDANAYAKE – CHANDRADEVA ASHOKA – Former Deputy Director (Research) Rice Research Station, Bathalagoda & Bombuwala. Husband of late Padma Samarasinghe (Teacher, Ibbagamuwa Central College), father of Dr. Hareendra (LRH), Chandima (Airport & Aviation, Ratmalana) & Prasanna (Attorney-at-Law), father-in-law of Prashani (SLSI), Dr Nadeeka (Base Hospital, Homagama), Hemali (District Judge, Udugama), brother of late Mahendra, late Hema, late Sarath, Ranjith, late Kumar, Dr Nelum Kahakachchi (UK) and Manel. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 17th November at 3 p.m., cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 3.30 p.m. 160493

REV. SISTER MAGDALENE FERNANDO of St. Agnes Convent, Bolawalana, expired. Holy Mass Wednesday 3.00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Convent, Bolawalana, followed by burial. 160523

WEERASEKARA – MR RANASINGHE. Retired Manager, Bank of Ceylon. Beloved husband of late Mrs Badra Weerasekara, loving father of Kanchana Weerasekara (United Kingdom), Jithendra Weerasekara N-able (Pvt) Ltd, and Uthpala Weerasekara (Singer – Sisil, Sri Lanka), everloving grandfather of Tikiri, Meenu, Genura, Vidu and Manuli, passed away peacefully on Saturday 13th November 2016 in Kurunegala. Cortege leaves the residence Lambert Estate, Mallawapitiya, Kurunegala on 16th November 2016 at 1.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Kurunegala. 160435 Obituaries-15.11.2016

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016 –

REV. SR. ASSUNTHA FERNANDO – called to Eternal Rest. Funeral Mass on Tuesday 15th November at 9.00 a.m. Burial at R.C. Cemetery, Wennappuwa. Holy Family Provincialate, 90/1, Rosmead Place, Colombo 07. 160172BOGODA – MANIQUE KSHAMA – Daughter of late Dr Albert Bogoda (Former S.H.S.) and Mrs Daisy Bogoda, sister of Rohan Bogoda, expired. Cortege leaves Rohini Funeral Parlour, Maharagama on Tuesday 15th November at 1.00 p.m. for Cremation at 3.00 p.m. Beddegana Cemetery, Pita Kotte. 160240

DE SILVA, LALITH C.A. (LAL) – Passed away under tragic circumstances. Loving son of late Henry de Silva (Govt. Accountant), and of Enid de Silva (Ena), dearly loving husband of Saumya Mali, beloved loving father of Malith (Australia), Lakhari (Staff, St. Peter’s College, Colombo), Lakmal (CICRA Consultancies) and Lasith (Saberian), father-in-law of Dilan Irugalbandara (Emirates Airlines), grandfather of Anishka, loving brother of late Nimal, of Sunil (New Zealand), Swarna Peiris, Srilath (Formerly at Bata), Shanthi Fernando (U.K.) & late Jayantha, brother-in-law of Priyanka Silva (Aquinas), Aruna Mali Silva (Australia) & Rev. Fr. Malaka Silva, son-in-law of late Joseph Silva & of Carina Silva. Cortege leaves residence No. 27/2, M.J.C. Fernando Mw., Idama, Moratuwa at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 16th Nov. Funeral Service will be at 3.30 p.m. at Queen of Angels Church, Rawathawatta, Moratuwa, followed by Burial at Church Cemetery, Rawathawatta. Informed by : Srilath de Silva (Brother) 0772327065. 160247

DE VAZ – DR CEDRIC, Much loved husband of Indrani, most loving dadda of Ralston (Etihad Airways) & Tania, loving father-in-law of Kishani & Chinthaka Edirimanne (First Capital Holdings), very fond grandpa of Maryse, Ralin & Shanaya, brother of Gaston, Biansz & Myrtle (all deceased), expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour, Borella at 3.30 p.m. on Tuesday 15th November. Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.00 p.m. No. 10A, Sarasavi Gardens, Nawala Road, Nugegoda. 160231

PEIRIS – MR D.L. WIRAJ – (Partner Systemscare International). Dearly beloved husband of Sakunthala (Former Staff – LMRB), loving father of Dulshi and Januthi (Musaeus College), loving son of Mrs Indrani Koswaththa and late Mr David Peiris, loving brother of Wimalka, Vidyakanthi and Lalani, loving brother-in-law of Nath, Wasantha and Premasiri, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 5A, Nimalka Gardens, Panadura on Wednesday, 16th November at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at Minuwampitiya Cemetery, Panadura. 160242

PERERA – THELMA (nee DE ALMEIDA) – Beloved wife of late D. Peter S. Perera, loving mother of Amal (Balangoda Plantations), Kumudu (USA), Mirani and Sirini, mother-in-law of Tamara, Asanka, Sydney and Gilbert (Berty), grandmother of Eranga, Navin, Anushka, Dileshni, Tehani, Deshan, Lahari and Gihara, great-grandmother of Neraaya, Aarya and Nevaan, sister of Lloyd (USA), Chitra (USA), late Lakshman, Merita (UK), Sriyani and late Nimal. Remains will lie at residence 909/11, Adikkaram Mawatha, Ethul Kotte from 6 p.m. on Monday 14th November. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 16th November at 3 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte.160169

SIRIWARDANE – MRS YASMIN – Retired Government Agent, Kalutara, beloved wife of Attorney-at-Law Upali Siriwardana, mother of Dr Himashi Siriwardana Rajapakse and late Mr Pasindu Siriwardana, mother-in-law of Harsha Rajapakse, sister of Chintha and Chilani, sister-in-law of Chandra, Chandrasiri, Chandrawimala, Sarath, Indira and Dudley Baranasuriya, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 1/65, Morawinna, Panadura on 16th Wednesday. Cremation at 4 p.m. at Weragama Cemetery, Wadduwa.160241

Death Acknowledgements

PERERA – GH HEMACHANDRA – The family of the late Hemachandra Perera wishes to express our heartfelt gratitude and sincere thanks to all our friends, relatives and colleagues who stood by us at our time of grief, attended the funeral, sent floral tributes and sent condolence messages. We regret our inability to thank them individually. Mallika, Rohini and Enoka. 22, 1/1, Sulaiman Terrace, Colombo 05. 160052

Obituaries

Monday, November 14, 2016 –

JAYAKODY – G.K.N. (NAGA) – (Retired People’s Bank Manager) – Husband of Mercy Vithanachchi (Retired Teacher), father of Gayan (PIM), Nuradha (Japan) and Darshika (HNB). Cremation on Tuesday 15th November 2016 at 6.30 p.m., at Eldeniya Cemetery. Cortege leaves No. 191/24, Maladolawaththa Road, Kadawatha at 4.30 p.m. 160162

KIRTHISINGHE MARY PHYLLIS ESME – Wife of late Jem Kirthisinghe, loving mother of Dr. Jayath, Chrisantha and Priyoma, mother-in-law of Malkanthi, Lenita and Sunil Fernando, grandmother of Sureeni & Dr. Jeevana, Priyoshini, Jayanath & Harshini, Priyath & Tharunima and Mareesa, great-grandmother of Nuwanshi and Jayson, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence at 9.45 a.m. on Monday 14th November for interment at General Cemetery, Borella (R.C. Section) at 10.30 a.m. No. 20, Devos Avenue, Bambalapitiya. 160110P

ERERA – THELMA (nee DE ALMEIDA) – Beloved wife of late D. Peter S. Perera, loving mother of Amal (Balangoda Plantations), Kumudu (USA), Mirani and Sirini, mother-in-law of Tamara, Asanka, Sydney and Gilbert (Berty), grandmother of Eranga, Navin, Anushka, Dileshni, Tehani, Deshan, Lahari and Gihara, great-grandmother of Neraaya, Aarya and Nevaan, sister of Lloyd (USA), Chitra (USA), late Lakshman, Merita (UK), Sriyani and late Nimal. Remains will lie at residence 909/11, Adikkaram Mawatha, Ethul Kotte from 6 p.m. on Monday 14th November. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 16th November at 3 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte. 160169

WEGODAPOLA – NIVANTHI – (Staff Lexicon International School, Kandy). Everloving daughter of late Sahinda Wegodapola and Neelangani Wellawa Wegodapola, expired. Cortege leaves residence 145/7A, Sir Cuda Ratwatte Mawatha, Kandy at 3 p.m. on Monday the 14th November for cremation at the General Cemetery, Mahaiyawa, Kandy at 4 p.m. 160165

WIJEPALA – SUDURIKKU NEWTON (Retired Chief Valuer, Valuation Department). Dearly beloved husband of late K.M. Chandralatha Wijepala, father of Saman, Samanthi and Sanath, father-in-law of Ushani and Shiromi, brother of late Yasapala, late Kulasiri, late Amaradasa, Haritha, brother-in-law of late Sugathadasa, late Dayawathi, late Ginige Roland, late Sethuhewa Josinona, late Lettie, Savithri, Dhanasiri, Mahinda and Malani, passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 61, Mahamegarama Road, Mahamegawatta, Maharagama at 2 p.m. on Monday 14th November 2016 for cremation at Maharagama Godigamuwa Cemetery at 3 p.m. 160168

WIKKRAMATILLEKE – LAKSHMI MABEL – Beloved wife of the late Clive, much loved mother of Charith and Elaine, Suren and Niromi, Ranjan and Indrani, fond grandma of Niren, Sureni and Ian, daughter of the late Dr. Hector and Mabel Ekanayake, sister of the late Clarence, Lala, Prema and Eric. Cortege leaves residencce No. 2, First Lane, off Nawala Rd, Nugegoda at 4.15 p.m. on 14th November 2016 for Service at 5.00 pm. at the Church of SS. Mary and John, Nugegoda, followed by burial at the Church Cemetery. 160097

Obituaries (11.11.2016)

Friday, November 11, 2016 –

ALUVIHARE – KALYAANI SRIMA (nee COORAY). Beloved mother of Nelum Kelly (nee Wijayapala) (UK), Kanchana Wijayapala (USA), and Rajiv Wijayapala (USA), mother-in-law of late Dr. Ciran Kelly, loving sister of late Daya Cooray and Irangani Perera. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour (Borella) from Thursday 10th November 2016. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 12th November at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m. 25/1, Havelock Road, Colombo 05. 157601

COREA – RITA (nee GOONERATNE). Relict of late Mayadunne (MSS) Corea, mother of Sharmila (NARA), Mayadunne (JNR) (Attorney General’s Department) & Priyantha, mother-in-law of Thusitha and Surangi, grandmother of Namesha, Sayuni & Teshan, sister of late Denzil, Rex, Terrence, Ivan, Derrick and of Shirley, sister-in-law of late Joyce, Hilda, Ranjani, Caryl and of Lalitha, Nalini, Shirani, Kamini, Chandrani and of late Damayanthi. Her remains lie at No. 343/14, Ranwala, Kegalle.Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 12th November at 1.30 p.m for burial at Kegalle Roman Catholic Cemetery. 158424

DE SILVA – SARATH MITHRA (Mona Plastics (Pvt) Ltd). Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Virani (Ex-Astron), loving father of Sassika (Le Meridian Hotel, Dubai), father-in-law of Nitha De Silva (Dubai), precious grandfather of Shane (Lyceum – Panadura), son of late Berty and Eugene De Silva, son-in-law of late Austin and Wilna Ratnayake, brother-in-law of Anura and Priyangani Ratnayake and loving uncle of Ravi Ratnayake (UK). Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mount Lavinia on Saturday 12th November 2016 at 2.15 p.m. for service and burial at Holy Emmanuel Church, Idama, Moratuwa at 3 p.m. 158533

FERNANDO – LASANTHA (L.P.) (Director, Kelani Tyres PLC). Dearly beloved husband of Sriyanee, loving father of Eraj and Rebecca, Chandev and Priyanganie, darling seeya of Aaron, Ryan, Dominic and Jordan, brother of Dharshinie and Priyadev De Mel, Anil and Sriyanthi, Delanie and Veraan De Mel, Rohan and Radhika, Dr. Chrisantha and Iromie Gomes. Remains will lie at residence 19, St. Stephen’s Mawatha, Rajagiriya from 6 p.m. on Friday 11th November. Cortege leaves residence on 13th Nov. at 3.00 p.m. for service at Wesley College Chapel at 3.30 p.m. Cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte at 5.00 p.m. 158432

HERATH – H.M.R.K. (Former Chief Engineer at Fentons Limited). Beloved husband of Menike Herath (AO – National Blood Center), loving father of Sureni (Brandix i3), Pathmila (Millennium IT), and son-in-law of Kasun Ratnayake (99X Technology), expired. Remains lie at 77/7, Ihala Karaghamuna, Ganemulla Road, Kadawatha. Cortege leaves residence 12 November 2016. For cremation at 4 p.m. Eldeniya Cemetery, Kadawatha. 157827

PADMAPERUMA – MILINDAPRIYA – (Retired Lake House and Woodplex). Beloved husband of Kalyani, (Retired Teacher, Anula College – Nugegoda), father of the late Dushanthi and Ayshika (Australia), father-in-law of Dr Kosala (Australia). Remains lie at Boralesgamuwa Funeral Parlour. Cremation at Boralesgamuwa Crematorium at 5 p.m. on Saturday 12th November. 158913

RODRIGO – CHITRANGANIE (nee EDIRISURIYA – 87 years). Wife of late Lal Rodrigo of Panadura, daughter of late Charlie Edirisuriya (Ex. UNP – MP) & Henrietta, mother of Sepalika and Mallika (AAL), mother-in-law of late Bhupendranath De Silva and Dasarath De Silva, grandmother of Kumudini and Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Dulmini (LCI – ISAAME Secretariat) and Major Ishara Weliwita, Damithini (AG’s Dept.) and Bimsara Perera (MICD Associates), Kalana (CEYLX Engineering) and Kasun (SLT Services), great-grandmother of Pasindu (Chula KDU), Ruwendrika, Sarindu, Irandini, Tharidini, Babies Benuri and Aadithya, sister of Srimal (Singapore) and late Danister, sister-in-law of late Pandula Manawadu and Nanda, passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 1B, Sri Gunarathana Road, Panadura at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 12th November 2016. Burial at Rodrigo Family Burial Gound, Panadura. 158427

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Obituaries – Thursday, November 10, 2016

ALUVIHARE – KALYAANI SRIMA (nee COORAY). Beloved mother of Nelum Kelly (nee Wijayapala) (UK), Kanchana Wijayapala (USA), and Rajiv Wijayapala (USA), mother-in-law of late Dr. Kiran Kelly, loving sister of late Daya Cooray and Airangani Perera. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour (Borella) from Thursday 10th November 2016. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 12th November at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m. 25/1, Havelock Road, Colombo 05. 157601

COREA – RITA (nee GOONERATNE) Relict of late Mayadunne (MSS) Corea, mother of Sharmila (Nara), Mayadunne (Jnr) Attorney Generals Department & Priyantha, mother-in-law of Thusitha and Surangi, grandmother of Namesha, Sayuni & Teshan, sister of late Denzil, Rex, Terrence, Ivan, Derrick and of Shirley, sister-in-law of late Joyce, Hilda, Ranjani, Caryl and of Lalitha, Nalini, Shirani, Kamini, Chandrani and of late Damayanthi. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 10th November. Thereafter remains will lie at No. 343/14, Ranwala, Kegalle. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 12th November at 1.30 p.m. for burial at Kegalle Roman Catholic Cemetery.157595

FERNANDO – JUSTIN CHUMLY (Cholomondaly) at rest with Jesus. Son of the late Justin and Winfred Fernando of Bandarawela, dearly beloved husband of Ranjini, loving father of Rajiv (HSBC) and Anushka (APPIT), father-in-law of Dilani, brother and brother-in-law of Daisybelle and late Oliver Sunil and Jenita, late Nihal and of Loreta, Rohan, Angela, Swinitha and Lalantha, loving uncle of Nirushika and Tyron, Chinthi and Maria, prasanna and Manukala, Sanjiva, Isitha, Vindhya, Sathya, Nithya, Tharanga and Eranga. Cortege leaves residence 17/1A, Maliban Aramaya Road, Beddagana at 3 p.m. for burial at St. Thomas’s College, Kotte (Roman Catholic Section) on the 10th of November 2016. 157071

FERNANDO – SWARNAMALI at rest with Jesus (Former Tractor Corporation). Dearly beloved wife of Chrysanthus, loving mother of Nilanga (Great Leap, Cambodia), Ruwandi (staff OLV Convent), mother-in-law of Dinuka, grandmother of Leon, Ruhansi and Deaon. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 10th November at 3.30 p.m. from 1/1, 9th Lane, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa. Burial at Queen of Angel’s Church, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa. 157405

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 

REV. FR. DERRICK MENDIS, S.J. passed away on 07th November at 1.00 a.m. in Negombo. His remains lie at the Chapel, Jesuit Provincialate, Akkara Panaha, Negombo till 10 a.m. on Wednesday, 09th. A Mass will be offered on Wednesday, 09th at 9.00 a.m. at the same place and the remains will be taken to Fatima Retreat House, Lewella, Kandy for burial at the Jesuit burial grounds. A Mass will be celebrated at 4.00 p.m., followed by funeral service on the same day. St. Xavier Residence, Akkarapanaha, Kimbulapitiya Road, Negombo. 156680

Fr. DERRICK MENDIS SJ. It is with great sorrow that we, the decendants of Mihindukulasuriya Thomas & Mary Fernando of Chilaw, intimate to all friends & relatives that the much loved Chaplain of our Association, Fr. Derrick, was called to rest at 1.00 a.m. on 07th (Monday) November, 2016 in Negombo. He was the youngest of the late Maurice and Neta Mendis of Moratuwa, brother of the late Aubrey and Malcolm and of Sr. Charmaine. His mortal remains lie at the Chapel, “Sevsevana”, Jesuit Provincialate, Akkara Panaha, Negombo. A Mass will be offered on Wednesday, 09th at 9.00 a.m. at the same place and the remains will be taken to Fatima Retreat House, Lewella, Kandy for burial at the Jesuit burial grounds on the same day. A Mass will be celebrated at 4.00 p.m. at the Retreat House, followed by the funeral service. 7/2, Mosque Road, Dehiwala. Ph. 011-4200222. 156716

A.J. J. DANIELS (Retired Teacher – Trinity College, Kandy) Beloved husband of Yogam (Springfield College Kandy). Loving father of Lakshman (USA), Dilrini and Devini (Canada). Father-in-law of Pamela (USA), Mohan Rajendram (Ex-Planter) and Sanjay (Canada). Loving grandfather of John Patrick (USA), Sarah (Maldives), Vinod (USA), Manisha and Kedron (Canada). Cortege leaves Kandy Nuwara Malshalawa to Trinity College Chapel at 9.00 a.m. followed by service at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday the 10th of November 2016. Cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 4.00pm 157045

BOTEJUE P.E. VERNON Attorney-at-Law, J.P.U.M. Beloved husband of Manel, adored father of Aruna, Raemanthi, Niranthi and Varuna, father-in-law of Anusha, Harin Gunawardene, Sujeevan Arulampalam and Simone, darling seeya of Gayanga, Anyeshka, Duneshke, Therushie, Chianna, Kyasha, Shemaiah and Yanina, brother of Thelma and late Laurie, Douglas and Mervyn. Cortege leaves residence No. 183, Nawala Road, Nugegoda on Wednesday 09th November 2016, at 3.45 p.m. for burial at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m. (Anglican Section). 156925

COORAY – KUMUDINI Beloved wife of Sarath, mother of Lakshitha Cooray (CL Synergy (Pvt) Ltd) and Eranga, sister of June and Keerthi, daughter of late Andrew and Seela, mother-in-law of Vindika, sister-in-law of Sharmini and Nimal, passed away. Cremation on Wednesday the 9th of November at 5 p.m. Kohuwala Cemetery. Cortege leaves No. 79, Jambugasmulla Road, Nugegoda at 4.00 p.m.156478

FERNANDO – JUSTIN CHUMLY (Cholomondaly) at rest with Jesus. Son of the late Justin and Winfred Fernando of Bandarawela, dearly beloved husband of Ranjini, loving father of Rajiv (HSBC) and Anushka (APPIT), father-in-law of Dilani, brother and brother-in-law of Daisybelle and late Oliver Sunil and Jenita, late Nihal and of Loreta, Rohan, Angela, Swinitha and Lalantha, loving uncle of Nirushika and Tyron, Chinthi and Maria, prasanna and Manukala, Sanjiva, Isitha, Vindhya, Sathya, Nithya, Tharanga and Eranga. Cortege leaves residence 17/1A, Maliban Aramaya Road, Beddagana at 3 p.m. for burial at St. Thomas’s College, Kotte (Roman Catholic Section) on the 10th of November 2016. 157071

JACQUELINE LAITY RAMENADEN – Wife of Desmond Kelaart, most precious mother and best friend of Jeremy Kelaart (St. Joseph’s College – Colombo 10/Dubai, UAE), the beloved youngest daughter of (late) Richard Ramenaden and Enid Buultjens, loving sister of Delrine, Roger (Trevor), Delia, (late) Shirani, Charmaine, Edgar (Damian) and dearly loved and adored by relatives and friends called to Eternal Rest by our God Almighty on the 7th of November 2016. The remains will lie at her home 16/4, St. Anthony’s Lane, Station Road, Kandana from 7th of November and cortege leaves the residence on 9th November Wednesday at 3.00 p.m. for the burial at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Cemetry, Hapugoda at 3.30 p.m. 156776

KANDIAH – SHANMUGARAJAH (Retired Labour Officer, Retired Labour Consultant Jafergee Brothers). Beloved husband of Tharmarani, son of late Mr. & Mrs. Kandiah, son-in-law of late Mr. & Mrs. Ponnudurai of Klatty Amman Kovilady, Jaffna, loving father of Dushi & Sayanthan, father-in-law of Manivannan, grandfather of Solan & Prushorth, passed away on 05/11/2016. Remains will lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Galkissa on Thursday 10th November 2016 from 8.00 a.m. and will be removed for cremation at Galkissa General Cemetery at 10.00 a.m. Phone: 2586324. 157046

RANATUNGA – UPALI AJANTHA (Proprietor – Lanka Rare Gems, Ratnapura). Beloved son of late Mr. Wimaladasa Ranatunga (former Assistant Government Agent and Provincial Counciller) and Mrs. Ranatunga, huaband of Niroshi Ranatunga, father of Vishmi and Dinishmi, passed away. Funeral will take place at 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday the 9th at the General Cemetery, Ratnapura. No.1/19, Albert Watta, Malangama, Ratnapura. 157065

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OBITUARIES – NOVEMBER 8 (TUESDAY)

ALLES – PAUL At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Yvonne (nee Seneviratne), son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Alles of Galle, brother of late Victor, Peter and Marcellus, Marie, late Sylvester and Anslem, Felix, Winston, Lawrence and Charles, brother-in-law of Yvonne, Ingrid, Sharmaine, Ianthe, Aloma, Manjarie, Hiranthi, Marie, Frank and Jerry. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour, Borella on Monday 7th November until 10 a.m. on Tuesday 08th November and thereafter at the residence. Cortege leaves residence to St. Anne’s Church, Pilapitiya on Tuesday 08th November at 3.15 p.m. Burial at Pilapitiya Cemetery (R.C. Section), Kelaniya. Residence: 626/4, Biyagama Road, Pethiyagoda, Kelaniya. 156596

BOTEJUE P.E. VERNON Attorney-at-Law, J.P.U.M. Beloved husband of Manel, adored father of Aruna, Raemanthi, Niranthi and Varuna, father-in-law of Anusha, Harin Gunawardene, Sujeevan Arulampalam and Simone, darling Seeya of Gayanga, Anyeshka, Duneshke, Therushie, Chianna, Kyasha, Shemaiah and Yanina, brother of Thelma and late Laurie, Douglas and Mervyn. Cortege leaves residence No. 183, Nawala Road, Nugegoda on Wednesday 09th November 2016, at 3.45 p.m. for burial at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m. (Anglican Section). 156777

CHARMAIN SENEVIRATNE (nee CHRISTIE). Dearly beloved wife of Lakshman Seneviratne (Pastor Calvary Church, Kottawa), loving mother of Dhayan & Ashan, mother-in-law of Shenella & Nipunika, sister of O’brien, Hilary, Christine, Damion & Geraldine. Funeral service at Calvary Worship Church on Wednesday the 9th of November at 3 p.m. & thereafter burial at Kottawa Cemetery (Digana). 156490

COORAY – KUMUDINI. Beloved wife of Sarath, mother of Lakshitha Cooray (CL Synergy) and Seela, mother-in-law of Vindika, sister-in-law of Sharmini and Nimal, passed away. Cremation on Wednesday the 9th of November at 5 p.m. Kohuwala Cemetery. Cortege leaves No. 79, Jambugasmulla Road, Nugegoda at 4.00 p.m.156478

DIAS – AUDREY LINETTE. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Patrick Dias, precious mother and mother-in-law of Priyan & Shanthi, Anil & Ruki and Ramani & Ajith Samarasundera, dearest Achchi of Ashwin & Sanjit, Ashan & Devaka and Shenuka & Shanika, sister and sister-in-law of the late Willet Perera and of Rani, late Manel and H.L. de Silva, and late Dr. Nihal Perera and of Rani. Remains lie at residence No. 30, De Alwis Place, Dehiwela from 3 p.m. on Monday 7th November. Funeral service at Christ Church, Dehiwela on Tuesday 8th at 3 p.m. and burial thereafter at 4.30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church, Koralawella. 156591

Fr. DERRICK MENDIS SJ. It is with great sorrow that we, the decendants of Mihindukulasuriya Thomas & Mary Fernando of Chilaw, intimate to all friends & relatives that the much loved Chaplain of our Association, Fr. Derrick, was called to rest at 1.00 a.m. on 07th (Monday) November, 2016 in Negombo. He was the yongest at the late Maurice and Neta Mendis of Moratuwa, brother of the late Aubrey and Malcolm and of Sr. Charmaine. His mortal remains lie at the Chapel, “Sevsevana”, Jesuit Provincialate, Akkara Panaha, Negombo. A Mass will be offered on Wednesday, 09th at 9.00 a.m. at the same place and the remains will be taken to Fatima Retreat House, Lewella, Kandy for burial at the Jesuit burial grounds on the same day. A Mass will be celebrated at 4.00 p.m. at the Retreat House, followed by the funeral service. 7/2, Mosque Road, Dehiwala. Ph. 011-4200222. 156721

JACQUELINE LAITY RAMENADEN – Wife of Desmond Kelaart, most precious mother and best friend of Jeremy Kelaart (St. Joseph’s College – Colombo 10 / Dubai, UAE), the beloved youngest daughter of (late) Richard Ramenaden and Enid Buultjens, loving sister of Delrine, Roger (Trevor), Delia, (late) Shirani, Charmaine, Edgar (Damian) and dearly loved and adored by relatives and friends called to Eternal Rest by our God Almighty on the 7th of November 2016. The remains will lie at her home 16/4, St. Anthony’s Lane, Station Road, Kandana from 7th of November and cortege leaves the residence on 9th November Wednesday at 3.00 p.m. for the burial at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Cemetry, Hapugoda at 3.30 p.m. 156775

MAHINDA WICKRAMASEKARA Beloved husband of late Mallika, father of Lasantha (Hayleys), Chandrika (Asha Phillips), Dimuthu (Sampath Bank), Dr. Nuwan (England), Anupama, father-i-law of Vasanthi, Sarath (Metropolitan), Mangala (Seylan Bank), Medhavi (England), Gamini (Business), passed away. Remains will lie at No. 74, Gallage Mw., Mirihana, Nugegoda. Cremation – General Cemetery, Kanaththa on Wednesday, 9th November at 4.00 p.m. 156583

PERERA – MURIEL. Beloved wife of late Stanley Perera, loving mother of Chanaka (Australia), late Kumudu, Ronali, Roshni, Dilkushan (Amagi Hotels), mother-in-law of Palitha (HNB), Yamuna, Yuthika (Airport Aviation), Manori, grandmother of Harini, Sara, Irusha, Umesha, Majella, Arith, sister of late Herbert, late Neville (Canada), late Allenson, Reginald (Canada). Cortege leaves residence 264B, Sumanthri Road, Asgiriya, Gampaha at 3.30 p.m. on Tuesday 8th for burial at Holy Cross Church Cemetery. 156678

REV. FR. DERRICK MENDIS, S.J. passed away on 07th November at 1.00 a.m. in Negombo. His remains lie at the Chapel, Jesuit Provincialate, Akkara Panaha, Negombo till 10 a.m. on Wednesday, 09th. A Mass will be offered on Wednesday, 09th at 9.00 a.m. at the same place and the remains will be taken to Fatima Retreat House, Lewella, Kandy for burial at the Jesuit burial grounds. A Mass will be celebrated at 4.00 p.m., followed by funeral service on the same day. St. Xavier Residence, Akkarapanaha, Kimbulapitiya Road, Negombo. 156680

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OBITUARIES – NOVEMBER 7 (MONDAY)

ALLES – PAUL – At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Yvonne (nee Seneviratne), son of the late Mr & Mrs Joseph Alles of Galle, brother of late Victor, Peter and Marcellus, Marie, late Sylvester and Anslem, Felix, Winston, Lawrence and Charles, brother-in-law of Yvonne, Ingrid, Sharmaine, Lanthe, Aloma, Manjarie, Hiranthi, Marie, Frank and Jerry. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour, Borella, on Monday 7th November from 10 a.m. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 156401

SILVA ATHULA ANTHONY at Rest with Jesus, beloved husband of Eresha, loving father of Ashinka (Student at Lyceum Panadura), son of late Roy and of Pauline Silva, son-in-law of J.Malithi and Indresena De Silva, brother Sukumal (Inovative Solutions) and Sudath (Graphitec). Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. today for burial at St. Joseph’s Church Uyana – 17/2, Uyana Lane 12, Uyana, Moratuwa.156400

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Obituaries – 05.11.2016 (Saturday)

ABEYASINGHE – TILAK WIJAYASIRI – Dearly beloved husband of Hema, loving father of Gayani (MAS Innovation), loving youngest son of late DRP Abeyasinghe and late Soma Abeyasinghe, brother of Sarath, Nimal, Chandra, late Kusum and Wasantha, brother-in-law of Lalitha, Sunethra, Lasantha, Sandhya, Daya and late Wimala, uncle of Nirosha, Chaminda, Gayan, Sachitra, Kanchana, Asanka, Kanishka, Tharanga, Kelum, Amila, Anusha, Keshanie, Manju, Rukshan, Minoshi Santhi and Wijay. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cremation on Saturday 5th November at 5.30 p.m. at Borella Cemetery. 154241

LILIAN – WIJEDORU – Loving wife of late Major G.W.S. de Silva, mother of Lathika, Duleep (EY Engineering) and Nayani (Dept. of Census and Statistics), mother-in-law of Saman and Chandrika, passed away on 3.11.2016. Funeral will be held at Western Funeral Parlour (Koppara Junction) Negombo at 2.30 p.m. on 5.11.2016. 155712

MAGIDKAR (nee HERFT) – MAUREEN RITA – At Rest with Jesus. Wife of late Glen, mother of Ingrid and Gerald (Gerry), Consulate General of Sri Lanka, Toronto Canada, sister of late Anslem, late Carl, Hugh, Vernon and late Tony, sister-in-law of Yvonne, Pathma and Bernadette, mother-in-law of late Marcellus, grandmother of Sharon, Dominic and Michelle, great grandmother of Leanne, Nadia and Anyssa. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 4 p.m. on Saturday 5th November, Burial at General Cemetery Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 156007

PERERA – G.H. HEMACHANDRA (Attorney-at-Law, formerly of Richmond College, Galle and University of Peradeniya). Beloved husband of Mallika (Attorney-at-law), loving father of Rohini (US) and Enoka (US), father-in-law of Dinoo Wijesundera (US) and Hiran Fernando (US), grandfather of Shehan, Marlon, Samara and Amaya, brother of Dharmadasa, Marcus, Herbert, Nihal, Leela (US), Piyaseeli, Margret and Chandra (UK), brother-in-law of late Leslie Samarasekara, late Hewa Jayatilaka, Rod Perera (UK), expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella from Friday 4th November. Cortege leaves funeral parlour on Saturday 5th November at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. 153740

PERERA – M. DELPHINA – Beloved wife of Wilfred Perera, precious mother of Ramona and Shermila, dearest aunt of Roy and Rohan Mallawaratchy, Rohan Chinnaiah and late Mohan Chinnaiah, loved sister of Michael Chinnaiah, late Danny Chinnaiah and Maude Mallawaratchy, mother-in-law of S. Paramarajah and late L.S. Thomas, dearest grandmother of Abhirramy, Luxmi, Olivia, Easwer Sudeysh, Chatura Ranaweera, Dinul and Baby Rehali. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Wattala (Opposite Cargills Food City) on Saturday 05.11.2016 at 3.30 p.m. for a brief service at St. Anne’s Church, Wattala and thereafter for Burial at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Wattala. 155942

PREMAWARDHANA – MRS INDRANIE PREMAWARDHANA – Wife of late Felix, mother of Kuvera (Cardiff) and Kuveni, mother-in-law of Sobhani (Cardiff) and Ranjit Wijeratne, grandmother of Eranthi and Philippe Tiwome, Diluka and Simran, sister of late Chandra and Bernard Premawardhana, late Nihal and Anne Ekanayake, passed away. Service of Thanksgiving at Cinnamon Gardens Baptist Church at 3.30 p.m. and Burial at Kanatte 5 p.m. on (Sunday) 6th November 2016. No flowers by request. 617/8, Rajagiriya Udyanaya, Nawala Road, Rajagiriya. 155721

SHIRLEY SRI PATHMANATHAN SELVARATNAM – May 12, 1934 – October 31, 2016. He was called to Christ from the Markham Stouffville Hospital, Ontario, Canada on the evening of Monday the 31st. It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing away of Shirley Sri Pathmanathan (Formerly employed at Ceylon Theatres and State Film Corporation), He was predeceased by his parents Beatrice & Arthur Isaac Selvaratnam and his brother – Rajanathan Selvaratnam. He will be lovingly remembered and missed by his wife Mathilini Josephine Selvaratnam, his children – Gordon Selvaratnam, Noel Selvaratnam, Lucy Selvaratnam, Philip Selvaratnam and daughter-in-law – Marina Selvaratnam, grandchildren – Andrew Selvaratnam and Mark Selvaratnam, brothers – Mervin Selvaratnam, Vernon Selvaratnam and Godfrey Selvaratnam, sisters – Sheila Sabapathy (Acca), Indrani Rutnam, Pricilla Page, nieces, nephews and his entire extended family members. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Chapel Ridge Funeral Home, 8911 Woodbine Avenue Markham Ontario Canada. Viewing on Friday Nov 4th from 5.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. and Saturday Nov. 5th from 11.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Services to be held at 12.30 p.m. followed by interment at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Gormley, Ontario, Canada. Contact : gordon2@live.com Tel : 905-591-1690. 155308

Obituaries – 04.11.2016

Friday, November 4, 2016 

ABEYASINGHE – TILAK WIJAYASIRI – Dearly beloved husband of Hema, loving father of Gayani (MAS Innovation), loving youngest son of late DRP Abeyasinghe and late Soma Abeyasinghe, brother of Sarath, Nimal, Chandra, late Kusum and Wasantha, brother-in-law of Lalitha, Sunethra, Lasantha, Sandhya, Daya and late Wimala, uncle of Nirosha, Chaminda, Gayan, Sachitra, Kanchana, Asanka, Kanishka, Tharanga, Kelum, Amila, Anusha, Keshanie, Manju, Rukshan, Minoshi Santhi and Wijay. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cremation on Saturday 5th November at 5.30 p.m. at Borella Cemetery. 154241

DE SILVA – DAJANATH SRI NIHAL – Ex Suprintendent – Urumutta Estate, Akuressa. Son of late Dr Samathapala and Mrs Samathapala De Silva of Ambalangoda, beloved husband of late Mrs Wimala, loving father of Priyadarshani Froster, father of Shamali, loving brother of Chandrani (Australia), Nimal, Thilak, Jayalakshmi (Rani) Rukmal (Mala), brother-in-law of Grace Mangalika Bonifas Halpe (Ex Mecanical Suprintendent, Generator Section, Kolonnawa), loving uncle of Lakshan / America), Ayanthi (Australia), Chamidu Deveka (Technical College, Kaluwella), Chathu Lakashi (Ayurvedic Doctor), Lahiru Randika (Hutch Company), Devinda, Saminda, expired. Cremation General Cemetery, Ambalangoda at 5.00 p.m. on 4th November 2016. No. 52, Maha Ambalangoda, Ambalangoda. 154441

DR. WICKRAMASINGHE BANDARANAYAKE (BANDA) formerly Senior Lecturer, Chemistry Department and Warden, Hilda Obeysekera Hall, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka; and Marine Scientist, The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), Australia. Beloved husband of Suniti (nee Gunasekera) and loving father of Sakitha, Sasaka and Anushka, passed away in Australia on the 30th of September 2016. Dr. BANDARANAYAKE’S ashes will be cremated at his home town, Matale, on Sunday 6th November 2016 at 4 p.m., Matale Crematorium, Higgolla Road, Matale. 192, Nagolla Road, Matale. [M] 0768031454; [H] 0662222269. 153553

EDIRISINGHE – GLADYS (nee PINTO JAYAWARDENA). Wife of late Gerald, sister of Evelyn, Joyce, aunt of Malkanthi, Chrisanthi, Premasiri and Fazal, grand aunt of Shameela, Priyanga, Chinthaka and Niroshan, expired. Cortege leaves Barney Raymond Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Friday 4th November 2016 for burial at General Cemetery, Borella. 154469

MAGIDKAR (nee HERFT) – MAUREEN RITA – At Rest with Jesus. Wife of late Glen, mother of Ingrid and Gerald (Gerry) Consulate General of Sri Lanka, Toronto, Canada, sister of late Anslem, late Carl, Hugh, Vernon and late Tony, sister-in-law of Yvonne, Pathma and Bernadette, mother-in-law of late Marcellus, grandmother of Sharon, Dominic and Michelle, great grandmother of Leanne, Nadia and Anyssa. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour, Borella from 4.00 p.m. on Friday 4th November 2016. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 154539

PERERA – G.H. HEMACHANDRA (Attorney-at-Law, formerly of Richmond College, Galle and University of Peradeniya). Beloved husband of Mallika (Attorney-at-law), loving father of Rohini (US) and Enoka (US), father-in-law of Dinoo Wijesundera (US) and Hiran Fernando (US), grandfather of Shehan, Marlon, Samara and Amaya, brother of Dharmadasa, Marcus, Herbert, Nihal, Leela (US), Piyaseeli, Margret and Chandra (UK), brother-in-law of late Leslie Samarasekara, late Hewa Jayatilaka, Rod Perera (UK), expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella from Friday 4th November. Cortege leaves funeral parlour on Saturday 5th November at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. 153740

PERERA – HILTON CEDRIC (Retd. Snr. Supdt of Police). Much loved husband of Iris (nee Smale) (ex-HSBC), dearest daddy of Maryanne & Nath, Shehani & Arjuna, Harin & Sardha, precious seeya of Rayani & Praveen, Rehan, Anju, Jerusha and Yeshaya, son of the late Vincent & Raida, brother of late Vernon & Rene, Clement & Blanche. Cortege leaves 34, Uyana Road, Moratuwa on Friday the 4th of November 2016, at 3.30 p.m. to Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa and cremation at 5 p.m. 154420

RAMALINGAM MOSES – Loving son of late Rev. Ramalingam and Mother Mary Ramalingam of C.P.M., loving brother of late Sister Anbu C.P.M. and Aaron David, brother-in-law of Marie, uncle of Delaney, Manori and Dilshan, expired on 27.10.2016. Funeral took place on 30.10.2016 in USA. (0773441663 / 0112949695). 154519

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Obituaries – 03-11-2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016 – 01:00

BURLEY – MIKE – Dearly beloved husband of Shriani (nee Senewiratne), loving father of Neil and Dawn and father-in-law to Denise and Tim, stepfather to Sanjee, son-in-law of the late Calixtus and Florence Senewiratne, brother-in-law of Nirmalinie Perera, Prasanna, Ruwanal, Hemantha and Rohith Senewiratne, passed away sunddently in Doha Qatar. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlor at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 3rd November for burial at the General Cemetery (General Christian Section) Kanatte. 152970

FERNANDO – LIYANAGE JUDE ASHANE RANDHEER – Beloved son of Ajantha and Dilani Fernando, loved brother of Kevin and Angel Fernando, passed away under tragic circumstances on 31st of October 2016. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on the 2nd and 3rd November from 9.00 a.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. followed by Burial at General Cemetery, Borella. 153411

GEORGESZ – TREVOR MARCUS (Retired A. Baur & Co. Ltd), beloved husband of Idina (nee Holmes), loving father of Dayan, Gladwyn & Nicola, father-in-law of Shameema Dean, brother of Brian, Barbara, Mignonne, Callistus, Ingrid and late Andrew, brother-in-law of Manik, Stanley Perera, late Ronald Speldewinde, late Mallika, Joe Schokman, late Suzette, Audrey Holmes, Marie Kelaart and Alric Holmes. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour on Thursday 3 November at 3.00 p.m. for service at St. Mary’s Church Dehiwala at 4.00 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Mt.Lavinia (R.C. Section), at 5 p.m. 153773

PERERA – G.H. HEMACHANDRA (Attorney-at-Law), formerly of Richmond College, Galle and University of Peradeniya). Beloved husband of Mallika (Attorney-at-law), loving father of Rohini (US) and Enoka (US), father-in-law of Dinu (US) and Hiran (US), brother of Dharmadasa, Marcus, Herbert, Nihal, Leela (US), Piyaseeli, Margret and Chandra (UK), brother-in-law of late Leslie Samarasekara, late Hewa Jayatilaka and Rod Perera (UK), expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella from Friday 4th November. Cortege leaves funeral parlour on Saturday 5th November at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. 153740

PRAXIE FERNANDO (nee ABEYKOON) – Formerly U.C. Wattala. At Rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of Maurice – formerly Ports Authority, sister of Rachel Beata Meraya Anna late Bertie Mervyn sister-in-law of Buddy Anton Neville Wijesiri Doreen Noreen Jenice Gladys Regis. Cortege leaves residence 148B, Church Rd., Weliwita, Kaduwela at 3.30 p.m. on 3rd November for Burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Weliwita. 153260

SUBRAMANIAM, ARTHUR FRANKLYN – Beloved husband of Dawn, loving father of Arnold and Aaron, son of Paul Stephen Subramaniam and Matilda Kangamani, son-in-law of Paul Peter and Vimala, brother of Jean, Sucilla, Felix, Edward and John, passed away on 31st October 2016. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Kalubowila on Wednesday (2nd) & Thursday (3rd). Cortege leaves the Parlour after a Prayer Service at 9.30 a.m. on Thursday (3rd) for Cremation at 10.00 a.m. at the Kohuwela Crematorium. 9A/1, Sirigal Mawatha, Kohuwela. 153320

WIJEWARDENA – D.L.D.K. (Chief Mechanical Engineer, Sri Lanka Railway). Loving husband of Sheela (nee Wannigama), precious father of Dr Priyantha, Dr Manjula and Dilshani, father-in-law of Dr Arosha, Dr Malika and Lasantha Wickremasinghe, Partner B.R. de Silva & Company, Chartered Accountants / President CA Sri Lanka, grandfather of Niroshi, Nimesh, Thisura, Maleesha, Lashani and Tharindu, son of late Mr and Mrs Nemis Wijewardena of Wagawatta, Horana, brother of late Buddhadasa, late Lila Amarathunga, Yasadasa, Chandrasiri, Gunaseeli Pathirage, late Hemarathna. Cortege leaves residence 125/67, Peterson Lane, Colombo-06, on Thursday 3rd November at 1 p.m. to General Cemetery, Borella for cremation at 2 p.m. 153234

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016

ARIYAPPERUMA – FLORENCE IRANGANIE (Nee GUNASEKARA). ‘At rest with Jesus’. Dearly beloved wife of the late Brigadier Ariyaratne Ariyapperuma (Northern Commander – Sri Lanka Army). Darling Ammi of Maadhavie (Asanka) and Maheeka, much loved mother-in-law of Martin, loving daughter and daughter-in-law of late Mudliyar Richard Lionel Wikkramatilake-Gunasekara and Florence Wijayasinha-Abayasekara (formerly of Kumbalwella Walauwwa, Galle) and late Don Baron Ariyapperuma and Catherina Peiries – Malalasekara (of ‘Sigiri’, Raigama, Bandaragama), much loved sister of late Arthur, Richard, James, Annesley and of Glenville (Neville-Wanganui, NZ), sister-in-law of late Wilhelmina, Enid, Evelyn, Kusuma, Gunaratne and of Wilma, Dr. Tilina (Wanganui, NZ), Piyaseeli, Dayaratne and Indra. Her mortal remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour from 2 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. on Monday the 31st of October and from 10.30 a.m.- 2.00 p.m. on Tuesday the 1st of November. Thereafter a Service of Thanksgiving for her life will be held at the Kollupitiya Methodist Church, Colpetty at 3.30 p.m. followed by burial at the family burial vault in Kanatte, Borella (Methodist Section) at 5.30 p.m. Request by the family: Our mother lived a very colourful and vibrant life. Hence, as a tribute to her, we request everyone who come to pay their respects to her at the Parlour and at the Thanksgiving Service, to wear Colours and NOT to wear black or white please. 150578

DISSANAYAKE – PAMELA VALINE (nee DENIESE) “At Rest with Jesus”. Dearly beloved wife of the late Praganandasa Dissanayaka (Asst. Superintendent Mail Ceylon Postal Department), darling Amma of Pamela, Shanthi, Damayanthi and Asoka much loved mother-in-law of Denius, late Pavith Carol much loved sister of Barbara (UK), late Frank, late Douglas, late Neil, late Joan, late Brian, Lorna (Australia), late Maurice, Dawn (UK), much loved sister-in-law of late Wijedasa, late Leelawathi, late Dharmadasa, late Samanadasa, late Dayawathi, Buddadasa, late Nimal, Ariyadasa, pased away in Sydney Australia on the 28th of October 2016 Chapel Service and Cremation will commence at 10 a.m. on Tuesday 1st of November 2016 at the Pine Grove Memorial Park, Minchinburg N SW, Australia. 152700

DORAIRAJ – DHANALAKSHMI – Beloved wife of the late Vythilingam Dorairaj, beloved mother of Lalitha, Ramani (Canada) and Udaykumar (Australia), loving mother-in-law of Jayantha Amerasinghe, Lalith Perera (Canada) and Fazeena Dorairaj (Australia), loving grandmother of Avantha and Avinash (Canada), Shaheeda and Zainam (Australia), passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 1st November at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 5 p.m. 152965

KULASEKERE (MOHAN GEORGE (ROCKY) Beloved husband of late Placida Kulasekere (nee Cooray), father of Manisha and George, father-in-law of Shanaka and Dishara, beloved Sibling of Shirani (Cherry), Vishanthri (Nanga), Rohantha and Dharshani (Canada), brother-in-law of Berna and Eustus. Cortege leaves residence No. 29/4, St. Anthony’s Road, Kadalana, Moratuwa at 3.00 p.m. on 1st (Tuesday) November 2016 for Burial at Panadura. Funeral Service will be held at St. John’s Anglican Church, Panadura. 152702

SELVARAJAH – MRS SHANTHAKUMARY (KIRUBA) of Jaffna (Teacher at J/Chundikuli Girls’ College) entered into Eternal Peace. She is the beloved daughter of retired Teachers late Mr and Mrs Selvarajah, loving sister / sister-in-law of Daisy, Dorothy (Central Leprosy Clinic, NHSL), and Premkumar, (Sri Lanka Railways), Dulsy (Ramanathan Hindu Ladies’ College, Colombo) and Arasaratnam (Bank of Ceylon), Dorah and Jude Ravikumar (Norway), Delphin (Kristha – Germany), aunt of Angelo, Ruban, Angel Rubini, Amalan, Nimalan, Salomi, Methini, Mahiban, Niruban, Januja and Mahilini. Viewing on Tuesday 1st November at Jayaratna Parlour from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday 2nd November from 9 a.m. Funeral Service will be held at 3 p.m. 152990

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