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Obituaries: May 25 (Wed)

Posted on 24 May 2016 by TSL

ABEYWARDENA – MAHES “LUMPY”. Darling father of Chevyth, beloved son of late Claude & Janet, loving brother of Nissanka & Michelle, Nilo & Phiroze Pestonjee. Cortege leaves 7/7, De Mel Waththa Road, Koswatte, Nawala on Wednesday 25th May at 3 p.m. for service & thereafter burial at SS Mary & John’s Church, Nugegoda.           069895

DIAS – DR DOUGLAS – Dearly beloved husband of Elaine, loving father of Nilanthi, Niranjan, Nirupa, Neluka & Narendra, father-in-law of late Kumar Abeysekera, Sam Chandrasinghe, Ajantha Anthony and Dilani Dias, son of late Joseph and late Regina Dias of Mutwal, son-in-law of late Lional and late Vivien Mendis Abeysekera of Divulapitiya, brother of late Dr Herbert, late Vivien, late Bede, late Dr Cecil, Iris, Royce and Indrani, brother-in-law of late Shirley Abeysekera, Prinzie Alagiyawanna, Leo Abeysekera and Malkanthi Nawaratnam, expired on 25 May. Cortege leaves residence 66, Aluthmawatha Rd, Mutwal, Colombo 15 at 2 p.m. for St James’ Church, Mutwal. Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery.           069367

FERNANDO – HERBERT LAKSHMAN (HERBY)  ‘At rest with Jesus’. Dearly loved husband of Claudia. Remains lie at Nuwara Mal Salawa till 3.00pm on 25th May 2016 and will be removed to the Trinity College Chapel for service at 4.30pm, Cremation at Mahaiyawa 6.00pm.           069863

RANAWEERA – MRS. R.A.D.C.F.  Beloved wife of Felix Fonseka, loving mother of Derick, Nirmala, Thusitha, Vijitha, mother-in-law of Nirmalie and Lucian, much loved grandmother of Kishan & Janith, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 56/1, Kidagammulla, Gampaha at 3 p.m. on Wednesday 25.05.2016, for Roman Catholic Burial Ground, Miriswatte. Tel. 0332223578.               069679

Rajapakse – Agnus Mallika. Loving wife of late Cyril Rajapakse (Postal Department – Kandy), beloved mother of Visaka and Sujatha, mother-in-law of Eustance Mathuranayagam, loving grandmother of Dhanuka, Bhathiya, Ruwanki, Aravinda and Sanjeewa (all of Australia), peacefully passed away on 21st May 2016 aged 92 in Melbourne,  Australia. Funeral service and cremation will be held in Melbourne, Australia on 26th May 2016. Informant: Sujatha Mathuranayagam Tel.+61421076754 Email: mathu_18@hotmail.com         069464

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Obituaries: May 24 (Tuesday)

Posted on 24 May 2016 by TSL

DIAS – DR. DOUGLAS – Dearly beloved husband of Elaine, loving father of Nilanthi, Niranjan, Nirupa, Neluka & Narendra, father-in-law of late Kumar Abeysekera, Sam Chandrasinghe, Ajantha Anthony and Dilani Dias, son of late Joseph and late Regina Dias of Mutwal, son-in-law of late Lional and late Vivien Mendis Abeysekera of Divulapitiya, brother of late Dr Herbert, late Vivien, late Bede, late Dr Cecil, Iris, Royce and Indrani, brother-in-law of late Shirley Abeysekera, Prinzie Alagiyawanna, Leo Abeysekera and Malkanthi Nawaratnam, expired on 25 May. Cortege leaves residence 66, Aluthmawatha Rd, Mutwal, Colombo 15 at 2 p.m. for St James’ Church, Mutwal. Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery. 069367

FERNANDO – BEDE TELESPAR CROOS. Husband of Annette, father of Rosita, Clyde, Deluxi & Dilshan, passed away. Remains lie at Western Florists Funeral Parlour, 109, Colombo Road, Negombo. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 24th May 2016 for cremation at Pallansena Cemetery, Kochchikade.069488

FERNANDO – HERBERT M. – Beloved husband of Iris, father of Michael, Elizabeth, (late) Christopher and Adrian, son of the late Domingo and Agnes Fernando, brother of Mrs Adeline Chandrasena (USA), grandfather of Sara, Amy, Remy, Julien and Ruby-Ann, great grandfather of Oliver and James, passed away peacefully on 14 May 2016 in London. Holy Mass held at 11.00 a.m. at The Church of Our Most Holy Redeemer & St. Thomas More, 7 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, London 5W3 5HS, U.K.069403

RAJAPAKSE – P. NANDANA (Retired Clerk – Local Government) of Meepe, Padukka. Beloved husband of Malini Weerasinghe, loving father of Chandana Rajapakse (Siri Priyarathana Maha Vidyalaya, Padukka), late Ranga Kelum Rajapakse, Waruna Rajapakse (Water Supply Board), father-in-law of Nayana Kumari Walallawita (Galagedera Kanishta Vidyalaya), Meena Kumari and Suganthika, expired. Funeral takes place at the Galagedera Public Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 25th May 2016. 069413

Rajapakse – Agnus Mallika – Loving wife of late Cyril Rajapakse (Postal Department – Kandy), beloved mother of Visaka and Sujatha, mother-in-law of Eustance Mathuranayagam, loving grandmother of Dhanuka, Bhathiya, Ruwanki, Aravinda and Sanjeewa (all of Australia), peacefully passed away on 21st May 2016 aged 92 in Melbourne, Australia. Funeral service and cremation will be held in Melbourne, Australia on 26th May 2016. Informant: Sujatha Mathuranayagam Tel.+61421076754 Email: mathu_18@hotmail.com 069464

Talagune – Gamini (Maga Engineering Pvt Ltd). Beloved husband of Ruklanthi, loving father of Thilakshini and Kanishka (UCL – Monash College), father-in-law of Prabhath (BPL Teas), everloving aththa of Yuhansaa & Chethika, beloved brother of Vijitha (USA), Tissa (Germany), Rathnamali (Germany), expired. Cortege leaves residence 16, Malwatte Avenue, Nugegoda at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at the Kohuwela General Cemetery at 5.00 pm on Thursday 26th May 2016.069603

 

 

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Obituaries: May 23 (Monday)

Posted on 22 May 2016 by TSL

AMARASINGHE RANJITH (Marine Engineer – Colombo Dockyard) – Devoted husband of Lalina, loving father of Niroshan (Civil Engineer – Australia), father-in-law of Piyumi (Electrical Engineer), brother of late Dr Franklin and Chithra De Croos, brother-in-law of Rajini and Dr Fonsby De Croos (USA). Cortege leaves residence on Monday 23rd at 3 p.m. Burial at St. Mary’s Church, Nayakakanda Burial Grounds at 4.00 p.m. Residence: 22/5, Canal Bank Road, Pamankada, Colombo-06. 069374

ANNA – FERNANDO nee JAYAWEERA – Wife of the late Gamini, daughter of the late Bobby and Hyacinth Jayaweera, precious mother of Jude, Sarah, Jerome, Soniya, Senaka, Samari and Sumadha, much loved grandmother of Dilan, Deniese, Jerome, Duleena, Bjorn, Ryan, Chethin, Ahaz, Ravith, Evangaline and Josuah, loving sister of Doreen, Joha, Henry, Aloy, Phyllis, Godfrey, Shiranee, Christine and Kumari, expired after a brief illness. Cortege leaves residence No. 123, 5A, Galagedara Road, Katugastota at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 23rd May 2016 for service at Sacred Heart Church, Siyambalagastenne and thereafter for burial at 4.00 p.m. at Mahaiyawa Cemetery, Kandy (Catholic Section).  069365

DIAS – DR DOUGLAS – Dearly beloved husband of Elaine, loving father of Nilanthi, Niranjan, Nirupa, Neluka & Narendra, father-in-law of late Kumar Abeysekera, Sam Chandrasinghe, Ajantha Anthony and Dilani Dias, son of late Joseph and late Regina Dias of Mutwal, son-in-law of late Lional and late Vivien Mendis Abeysekera of Divulapitiya, brother of late Dr Herbert, late Vivien, late Bede, late Dr Cecil, Iris, Royce and Indrani, brother-in-law of late Shirley Abeysekera, Prinzie Alagiyawanna, Leo Abeysekera and Malkanthi Nawaratnam, expired on 25 May. Cortege leaves residence 66, Aluthmawatha Rd, Mutwal, Colombo 15 at 2 p.m. for St James’ Church, Mutwal. Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery. 069367

GAMLATHGE DUNSTAN RICHARD – Husband of late Eva, loving father of Preethi (Commercial Bank), Nilmini and Ruwan (Seylan Bank), father-in-law of Nilusha, grandfather of Ryan, brother of late Reginald, was called to eternal rest. Cortege leaves residence 100/2, Kanatta Road, Mavittara, Piliyandala on Monday 23rd May 2016 at 3.00 p.m. Service at St. Luke’s Church, Mampe, Piliyandala at 3.30 p.m. Burial at Dole Kanatta Cemetery. 069370

GUNASEKERA – G.H.D. (DODANGODA) – Loving husband of Vinitha, beloved father of Mahesh and Dihani, father-in-law of Inoka, loving brother of Saranapala, Mallika, Chandra, late Hon. Amarasiri, Sujatha, Ranjini, late Percy Ranjith and Jayasiri, much loved brother-in-law and uncle to nieces and nephews and their families, beloved seeya to Max. Funeral details are as follows:Turner & Porter – Peel Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St. Mississauga, ON CANADA L5B 1M8.Visitation: Saturday, May 21st from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, May 22nd from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Monday, May 23rd 1 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. Followed by funeral service at 3.30 p.m. Contact: Vinitha +19052322748. 069372

JAYASUNDERA – NEIL – Dearly beloved husband of Rita (nee Gabrial), loving father of Niluka (Aitken Spence Travels) and Suranga (Abans Ltd), father-in-law of Jude Lalantha (Next Sources), Neluni Perera (SriLankan Air Lines), darling seeya of Nemandri and Dilendri. Cortege leavesJayaratne Funeral Parlour on Monday 23rd at 12.00 noon for burial at Welivita Cemetery. 069366

MANUEL PILLAI – ANTHONY (TONY) – Loving son of late Mr & Mrs Joseph Manuelpillai, beloved husband of Grace, darling appa of Dishani & Subo, father-in-law of Paul, Glen, beloved brother of late Joe, Rita, Joy, Juanita and Marina, everloving grandpa of Fabien, Julian, Britney, Dishan, Guy & Zeno. Cortege leaves residence at No. 98, 6th Lane, Colombo-13 at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 23rd May 2016. Burial at the General Cemetery (R.C. Section), Borella at 4.00 p.m. 0770770918. 069368

MOSES RAJARATNEM YOGARATNAM – Dearly beloved husband of Kalavani (nee MATHURANAYAGAM), loving father of Priyadarshan (Singapore), brother of Navarathnam, Thayalamani, Grace, Manonmani and Rajamani, brother-in-law of Mangayatkarasi (Kunju) and Mirunalini. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Monday 23rd at 4 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella. 0773237266 (Miruna), 0776379182 (Kala). 069373

NIHAL BERTY (Chief Officer – (Fairdeal Shipping Fujairah). Beloved husband of Felishia Nishamanie, loving father of Nishen (St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10) & Nisheli (St. Lawrance Convent, Colombo 06), loving brother-in-law of Jayantha, Nandana, Rohitha, Kumar and Premalal, loving son of (late) Joseph and Rejnamariya, loving brother of Jude, Hendry, Mercy, Ranjith, expired. Funeral will take place on Monday 23rd May 2016 at 4.00 p.m. at Roman Catholic Burial Ground, Pamunugama. No. 445, Suruwala Road, Mahawatta, Pamunugama. Tel. 011-2238212, 0777524940, 0778537968. 069293

STENY BERNARD KUTHOOR – March 7th 1978 – May 21st 2016. “For God so loved the World that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life”. – John 3:16. STENY BERNARD KUTHOOR – Beloved husband, father and brother passed away on 21st May 2016. Gone from us too young, his life and memories will forever endure in the hearts of his loved ones. May he find eternal life in the Grace of our Lord. He is survived by his wife Rashini and two sons Kyle and Ian and father K.K. Bernard. Funeral services will be conducted on 25th May 2016 at 4.00 p.m. the Borella Cemetery. Cortege will be leavingA.F. Raymonds’ Parlour at 3.00 p.m. 069369

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Obituaries: May 21 (Sat)

Posted on 21 May 2016 by TSL

COORAY – BASIL (Formerly of Colombo Municipal Council). Beloved husband of Grisilda (Wimala), loving father of Laksiri, Chrishanthi, Shriyanthi and Priyanthi, father-in-law of Mavis, Padmalal, Damsiri and Gihan, loving brother of late Hubert, brother-in-law of Swineetha, loving grandfather of Niroshan and Viveka (Australia), Shanali and Chamith (Australia), Malintha and Sahan, Manisha, Damith, great grandfather of Naden and Leon. Cortege leaves residence 8, Canakaratne Place, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa on Saturday 21st of May at 4.00 p.m. for service at St. Matthia’s Church, Laxapathiya and burial thereafter at the church burial ground. 069327

JAYASINGHE – NIHAL (Director, Serendib Foods (Pvt) Ltd.). Beloved husband of Dr. Leelarani Jayasinghe, much loved father of Ruwan, Manik & Dimuthu, father-in-law of Rochelle, Dilshan & Sonali, loving grandfather of Ranudi, Rumeth, Ranithi, Dineth, Manish & Lashika, loving brother of Dr. Sathis, Dr. Ratnakara, late Dr. Sarath Jayasiri, Manel & Chandra, Funeral arrangements to be notified later. 069333

NIHAL BERTY (Chief Officer – (Fairdeal Shipping Fujairah). Beloved husband of Felishia Nishamanie, loving father of Nishen (St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10) & Nisheli (St. Lawrance Convent, Colombo 06), loving brother-in-law of Jayantha, Nandana, Rohitha, Kumar and Premalal, loving son of (late) Joseph and Rejnamariya, loving brother of Jude, Hendry, Mercy, Ranjith, expired. Funeral will take place on Monday 23rd May 2016 at 4.00 p.m. at Roman Catholic Burial Ground, Pamunugama. No. 445, Suruwala Road, Mahawatta, Pamunugama. Tel. 011-2238212, 0777524940, 0778537968. 069293

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Obituaries: May 19 (Thursday)

Posted on 18 May 2016 by TSL

GOONASEKERA – ROSE (nee RUBERA). Dearly beloved wife of the late Bede Goonasekera, loving mother of Sriyanthi, Nihal, the late Upali, Ranjith, Srilal, Nelun Kanthi, the late Nissanka and Dilrukshi, mother-in-law of Sylvester Perera, Christene, Delrene, Yvone, the late Princy and Tyrone De Soyza. Funeral on Thursday 19th. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. for burial at St. Thomas’ Church, Kotte. No. 47, Raja Mawatha, Pita Kotte.            067584

KATTAR – CATHERINE A. Beloved wife of late S.F.A. Kattar, loving daughter of T.P.S.A. Kattar and Maria Soosai Rodrigo, precious mother of Kenny, Cynthia, Maureen, late Collin and of Classin (Australia), mother-in-law of Indira, late J.N.V. Fernandez, Raj Fernando, Berna and Asha, sister of late Elizabeth, Lima, Stella, Felcy, Aloysius and of Sr. Helen (H.F.C.), late Sr. Anaclet and of Justin (Singapore), Sr. Glory (H.F.C.), everloving grandmother of Johann, Natalie, Tania, Enoka, Rozita, Anita, Anika, Alisha and Cameron, great grandmother of Sarah, Danella, Adrian, Leon and Tharanikaa. Cortege leaves residence No. 27/3, 14th Lane, Jinananda Mw., Colombo 13 on Thursday 19th May at 4 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).              067691

MAHAGEDERA GUNAWATHIE – Beloved wife of Ariyaratne Mahagedera, loving mother of Lasantha, Ruwantha and Imalka, mother-in-law of Thimali, Nadeeka and Kapila Ekanayake, adored grandmother of Saheli, Janidu and Abeeth. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 19th May at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at Kaduwela Cemetery. No. 234/1, Hewagama, Kaduwela.             067632

MEEGAMA – RITA (nee ARNOLDA). Beloved wife of late Gamini (formerly Hayley’s Group / Belcon Agency Ltd.). Loving mother of Rohan, Nihal and Jehan, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from Friday 20th May, 8.30 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour the same day at 3.30 p.m. for burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).       067684

METHTHASINGHE BATAWALA RANASINGHAGE ASELA. Passed away (formerly of BOI), brother of Amitha Pramodini, Prasadini and Uddeepthini, brother-in-law of Sarath and Chandrapala. Remains will be at Jayaratne Funeral Palour, Borella from 18th to 19th from 8.30 a.m. onwards. Cremation at General Cemetery Borella on 19th at 3.00 p.m.                 067378

RODRIGO – JOE. (Director Metro International Asia (Pvt) Ltd). Former Shipping Manager Freudenburg Shipping Agencies Pvt. Ltd.), dearly beloved husband of Vasantha, loving father of Suresh, Dinesh and Shiranthi (Dinky), grandfather of Suren, Sachini, Vanessa, Rachini, Ryan and Senisha, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence No. 32, School Lane, Nawala at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 19th May. Burial at the General Cemetery (R.C. Section), Borella at 4.00 p.m.                 067219

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Obituaries: May 18 (Wed)

Posted on 17 May 2016 by TSL

REV. FR. ANDRE JOSEPH DIDON O.M.I. (The last French Oblate Missionary in Sri Lanka). The remains will lie at De Mazenod House, Mattakkuliya from 8.00 a.m. on Tuesday 17th May until 9.00 a.m. on 18th May. Thereafter remains will lie at Fatima Church, Deans Road, Maradana from 10.00 a.m. Funeral Mass will be at 3.00 p.m. on same day followed by Burial at the General Cemetery, Borella. Fr. Provincial.              067117

CORERA – JOSEPH PHILIP BENIZI – Beloved son of late Richard and Bertyl Corera, beloved brother of Anne Paiva, Edward Corera and Stefan Corera, loving father of Ayushka Paiva, brother-in-law of Jerry Paiva, Jennifer Corera and Ramona Corera, father-in-law of Gihan Paiva, beloved grandfather of Amanda, Adrian & Gavin Paiva. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour on Wednesday the 18th May at 4 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section) Borella.            067119

CUMARASWAMY – SAJI. At rest. Beloved wife of Mano Cumaraswamy (former Surveyor General), much loved mother of Amala and Prasanna, Radhan and Arunthi, Sita and Mike, adored grandmother of Nehara and Paul, Matt, Simeon, Naomi and Pavitra, doting great-grandmother of Dominic and Isabel, sister of Nallamma Sabaratnam, Manon Thevanesam, Kamala Handy, Amirtham Devarajan, Chandra Selvaratnam and Dr Mohan Cumaraswamy. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9.00 a.m. on Wednesday 18th May 2016. Funeral service at 3.15 p.m. on same day. Cremation thereafter at 4.30 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Kanatte.                067227

DE SILVA – LALANI. (Retired Teacher). Beloved wife of late Mr Raemus De Silva, beloved mother of Narmada & Nirosha, mother-in-law of Ranjith Jayathilake & Dr Neville De Zoysa, passed away. The body lie at Jayaratna Funeral Parlour, Borella. The remains will be handed over to the Medical Faculty of Sri Jayawardenepura on Wednesday 18th May at 1.00 p.m.               067342

Florence De Silva (Retired Senior Matron Colombo National Hospital), Beloved wife of late Mahes De Silva, loving daughter of late Michael and Dora De Silva, sister of late Girly, late Felicia, late Annette, late Rita, Winifred, Stanley, Monica Bridget and Therese, sister-in-law of late Sunny Tyler, late Ben Jayawardena, late Marshal Lansakara, Dr.Asoka Ratwatte, late Lalitha De Silva, late Dayananda Malalasekera, Upali Tissera, Nimal Wahalathantri. Remains will lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour Tuesday 17th May 2016 9.00a.m. to 9.00p.m. Cortege leaves the parlour Mt.Lavinia 1.00p.m. on 18th May 2016 for cremation at Mount Lavinia general cemetery at 2.00p.m.                067017

MEEGAMA – RITA (nee ARNOLDA). Beloved wife of late Gamini (formerly Hayley’s Group / Belcon Agency Ltd.), loving mother of Rohan, Nihal and Jehan, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be notified later.              067224

METHTHASINGHE BATAWALA RANASINGHAGE ASELA. Passed away (formerly of BOI), brother of Amitha Pramodini, Prasadini and Uddeepthini, brother-in-law of Sarath and Chandrapala. Remains will be at Jayaratne Funeral Palour, Borella from 18th to 19th from 8.30 a.m. onwards. Cremation at General Cemetery Borella on 19th at 3.00 p.m.                 067378

PERERA – U.S. who was a former Provincial Council Member and Chief Organizer, Kelaniya (UNP) at the age of 85. Loving husband of late Ellen Karunanayaka, father of late U. Nimal Perera (elder son), U. Nirmala Perera (Teacher at Royal College, Colombo), U. George Perera (Member of Provincial Council and the Chief Opposition Whip), U. Rupika Perera, U. Nilmini Perera (Teachers at Pilapitiya Maha Vidyalaya), father-in-law of Samudrika Perera, J.A.D.A. Perera, Kamalie Maduragoda (Vice Principal at Helena Wijeyawardena Balika Vidyalaya, Kelaniya), Sunil Perera (Facility Manager at Orion City) and late Condrad Fonseka. Funeral will be held on 20th (Friday) May 2016, 3.30 p.m. at the Pilapitiya Roman Catholic Cemetery. Address: “Nilmini”, Pilapitiya, Kelaniya. 0777573939.              067355

RODRIGO – JOE. (Director Metro International Asia (Pvt) Ltd). Former Shipping Manager Freudenburg Shipping Agencies Pvt. Ltd.), dearly beloved husband of Vasantha, loving father of Suresh, Dinesh and Shiranthi (Dinky), grandfather of Suren, Sachini, Vanessa, Rachini, Ryan and Senisha, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence No. 32, School Lane, Nawala at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 19th May. Burial at the General Cemetery (R.C. Section), Borella at 4.00 p.m.                 067219

 

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Obituaries: May 17 (Tuesday)

Posted on 16 May 2016 by TSL

CORERA – JOSEPH PHILIP BENIZI – Belovedson of late Richard and Bertyl Corera, beloved brother of Anne Paiva, Edward Corera and Stefan Corera, loving father of Ayushka Paiva,brother-in-law of Jerry Paiva, Jennifer Corera and Ramona Corera, father-in-law of Gihan Paiva, beloved grandfather of Amanda, Adrian & Gavin Paiva. Cortege leaves A.F. RaymondsFuneral Parlour on Wednesday the 18th May at 4 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section) Borella. 067118

FERNANDO – DORATHY LILIAN, (Ex Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation). Dearly beloved wife of Ranjith Fernando (Ex – State Pharmaceuticals Corporation) and mother of Ushani, Dr. Anoja and Prassanna (Ex – HNB, Colombo Trust Finance PLC) and mother-in-law of Thimira Rajapaksa, Chaminda Dheerasinghe (Attorney-at-Law) and Indika Ranaraja and loving sister of Dr. R.P. Fernando, Tasita, Lisda, R.A. Fernando (UK). Cremation at 2.00 p.m. at Hunupitiya Cemetery on Wednesday 18th May 2016. Address: No. 240, Dalupitiya Road, Hunupitiya, Wattala. 011 2935845, 0777 357777. 066980

Florence De Silva (Retired Senior Matron Colombo National Hospital), Beloved wife of late Mahes De Silva, loving daughter of late Michael and Dora De Silva, sister of late Girly, late Felicia, late Annette, late Rita, Winifred, Stanley, Monica Bridget and Therese, sister-in-law of late Sunny Tyler, late Ben Jayawardena, late Marshal Lansakara, Dr.Asoka Ratwatte, late Lalitha De Silva, late Dayananda Malalasekera, Upali Tissera, Nimal Wahalathantri. Remains will lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour Tuesday 17th May 2016 9.00a.m. to 9.00p.m. Cortege leaves the parlour Mt.Lavinia 1.00p.m. on 18th May 2016 for cremation at Mount Lavinia general cemetery at 2.00p.m. 067017

GRERO – SRIMATHIE PADMA – Beloved wife of late Dr. C. Ananda Grero (former Appeal Court Judge), expired on 15th May 2016. Cortege leaves residence No. 102/2, ‘SriNanda’ Muthuhena Watta, Meegoda at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesday 17th May 2016 for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4.00 p.m. 066905

GUNASEKERA – SRIYA – Beloved wife of late Christie, loving mother of Nirosha, Suresh & Mignone, mother-in-law of Maria, darling grandmother of Shenelle, Shannon, Sadith, Vineth, Seyara, Sanchia & Sinara, loving sister of late Karunadasa, Bandu, Nimala & Sarana, passed away on the 15th of May. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on 19th Thursday, for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 4 p.m. 067114

MAHROOSA – HAJIANI FATHIMA MAHROOSA Daughter of late Al-Haj A.R.M. Uvaisul Karani and late Hajiani Noor Naseeha. Beloved wife of Al-Haj Jaufer Sadique, darling mother of Fathima Jezra (Jeddah K.S.A.), devoted mother-in-law of Zamroon Thowfeek (Senior Financial Analyst, Abbott Laboratory, Jeddah K.S.A.), loving sister of Naufer Madani, late Kanzul Najath, Hajiani Khairun Zahra, Al-Haj U.K.K. Muneer (Prop’ Skyway Electricals), Al-Haj U.K.M. Faheem (Prop’ U.K. Electricals), Al-Haj U.K.M. Rameez (Prop’ Oxford Electricals and Regent Electricals) Al-Haj U.K.M. Mohsoom (Prop’ Royal Electricals and Federal Electricals), Hajiani Khairun Rehana and Al-Haj U.K.M. Musharraff (Manager – Royal Electricals), sister-in-law, of Hajiani Niswathul Jenna, M.Z.M. Zameer, late Al-Haj M.J. Mohamed Nazeem, Hajiani Thoofathul Raliya, Hajiani Zeenathul Rahuma, Hajiani Ainoon Nizaya, Hajiani Fathima Shana, Al-Haj M.N.M. Nazlim and Fathima Anisa, expired on 03-05-2016. Janaza took place on 04-05-2016 from 25/2 B, Sri Kalyani Gangarama Mawatha, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15 to Madampitiya Jumma Masjid Burial Ground. 066854

RAJATHURAI – NIRANJALA – Dearly beloved daughter of late Mr and Mrs Rajathurai, sister of R. Ravindran (UK), Shyamala Rajan (USA), sister-in-law of Premala Ravindran (UK), sister-in-law of late Terry Rajan (USA), aunt of Laveena Rajan (USA), Mayone Rajan (USA), Judhika Aarani, Ravindran (UK). Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia from Monday 16th 10 a.m. onwards for viewing. Cortege leaves at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 17th. Cremation at Galkissa Cemetery. No. 11, 2nd Lane, Ratmalana. 066888

REV. FR. ANDRE JOSEPH DIDON O.M.I.(The last French Oblate Missionary in Sri Lanka). The remains will lie at De Mazenod House, Mattakkuliya from 8.00 a.m. on Tuesday  17th May until 9.00 a.m. on 18th May. Thereafter  remains will lie at Fatima Church, Deans Road, Maradana from 10.00 a.m. Funeral Mass will be at 3.00 p.m. on same day followed by Burial at the General Cemetery, Borella. Fr.Provincial. 067116

 

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Obituaries: May 16 (Monday)

Posted on 16 May 2016 by TSL

FLORENCE POOMANI (nee DEVADASON) retired Teacher, Girls’ High School Mount Lavinia and Kingston College Intl., beloved mother of Joy Kalaivanee (Denmark) and Joyce Jeyavanee, loving grandmother of Shenon, Rebecca and Daniel. Remains will lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt Lavinia. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 2.30. Service At Christ Church, Dehiwala at 3.00 p.m. Cremation at Mt Lavinia Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 17th May. 066906

BRAINERD MARY- Dearly beloved wife of David, darling mother of Christine, Sherine, Christobel, Hepzibah and Adolphus, mother-in-law of Ajit Perera, Roy Jawaheer, late Bakthi David, Bagawath David and Nirmala Brainerd. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from Sunday 15th May 2016 from 9 a.m. Cortege leaves at 3 p.m. on Monday 16th May for a service at Christ Church Kotte at 4 p.m. and burial thereafter at Kotte. 066861
GRERO – SRIMATHIE PADMA – Beloved wife of late Dr. C. Ananda Grero (former Appeal Court Judge), expired on 15th May 2016. Cortege leaves residence No. 102/2, ‘SriNanda’ Muthuhena Watta, Meegoda at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesday 17th May 2016 for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4.00 p.m. 066905


LAKSHMI OLIVE FRANCES KALPAGE – Dearly beloved wife of the late Hercules, darling mother of Sharmini and Ashok Varia, Asanka and the late Mohan Salgadoe, precious achcha of Anithra and Amrick, Manil and Yanik, daughter of the late Victor and Daisy Abhayaratne, sister of Lalini and of the late Cicil, Douglas, Dorothy, May, Geofrey, Patrick, Ian and Nihal. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. (No. 11/A, Kavinda Place, Kirulapone) for cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte at 5 p.m. 066903


RAJATHURAI – NIRANJALA – Dearly beloved daughter of late Mr and Mrs Rajathurai, sister of R. Ravindran (UK), Shyamala Rajan (USA), sister-in-law of Premala Ravindran (UK), sister-in-law of late Terry Rajan (USA), aunt of Laveena Rajan (USA), Mayone Rajan (USA), Judhika Aarani, Ravindran (UK). Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia from Monday 16th 10 a.m. onwards for viewing. Cortege leaves at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 17th. Cremation at Galkissa Cemetery. No. 11, 2nd Lane, Ratmalana. 066888


SUMANASEKARA – SARATH KUMARA (Western Provincial Council Member). Beloved husband of Sudarshani and much loved father of Shehan and Sashini, father-in-law of Melissa, brother of Girly, Nimal, Sriya and Subash, brother-in-law of Kumi, Ajitha, Neville, Srima, Ananda, Jillian, passed away peacefully on 14th May 2016. Cortege leaves residence No. 93, Vimukthi Mawatha, Pelawatta, Battaramulla at 3 p.m. on 16th May 2016. Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 4 p.m. Tel. 0115056003.066904

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Obituaries: May 14 (Sat)

Posted on 14 May 2016 by TSL

BRAINERD MARY – Dearly beloved wife of David, darling mother of Christine, Sherine, Christobel, Hepzibah and Adolphus, mother-in-law of Ajit Perera, Roy Jawaheer, late bakthi David, Bagawath David and Nirmala Brainerd. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from Sunday 15th May 2016 from 9 a.m. Cortege leaves at 3 p.m. on Monday 16th May for a Service at Christ Church, Kotte at 4 p.m. and burial thereafter at Kotte. 066749

DIAS – DELMA OPHELIA (Nee WIJEYESINGHE). Retired Teacher Good Shepherd Convent, Kotahena. Relict of Merril, beloved mother and mother-in-law of Salome and Vernon Fernando, adored grandmother of Ymara and Bernard Kurera and Jaan, sister of Lou and the late Loni and Rani, sister-in-law of late Shelton Gunawardena and Maurice Gurusinghe and of Eustace Dias and the late Stanley, Clarence, Gertie, Rev. Fr. Rex, Yvonne and Lancelot. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mount Lavinia on Saturday 14th May at 2.30 p.m. for burial at the Madampitiya Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 20/17, 6th Lane, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa. 064924

FERNANDO – G.A. ANTHONY – Dearly beloved son of late William & Hilda of Mutwal, beloved husband of Bernie (formerly Lake House), adored father of Sharmal (Qatar) and Shawan (Canada), father-in-law of Chamilla and Niroshan (Canada), loving seeya of Adele, Aden and Caden (Canada), brother of Murial, Clinton and Oscar (Canada) and of late Wilmot, Merril, Esme, Gertrude, Eva and Camilla. Remains lie at 25, Mahawatte Lane, Colombo 14. Cortege leaves the residence on Sunday 15th May 2016 at 3 p.m. for burial at the Madampitiya Cemetery. 066566

GOONEWARDENA – SUMATHI – Beloved husband of Cheryl Goonewardena, loving father of Soraya and Sasha, loving father-in-law of Yohann and Pulsara and loving grandfather of Saashya, Raya, Sehasha and Alana, passed away on the 12th of May. Cortege leaves residence for cremation at the Mount Lavinia Crematorium on 16th May 2016 at 3 p.m. No. 6/2, Watarappola Road, Mount Lavinia. 066378

NAGARAJAH – MRS. SINTHAMANY – Wife of Nagarajah (retired Probation Officer), mother of Bhavani, Niranjani, Dharmini, late Krishnakumar, Sivakumar, Tharshini, mother-in-law of Sivasekeran, Mahendram, Kumarakuruparan, late Magi, Pushpadevi, Sreskandarajan, passed away peacefully on Tuesday 10th May 2016. Funeral will be held on May 15th at 27, Maheswary Road, Colombo – 06. All relations and friends please accept this message. 0112589490. 066580


PERERA M. PIYASENA retired Engineer CGR. Husband of Mallika, father of Kaushal (Australia) Enoka, Narmada, Mahesha, father-in-law of Chandrika, Sanath, Birendra and Nilanka, expired. Funeral at Wadduwa Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Saturday 14th Cortege leaves residence at 1 p.m.No. 10, Sri Lankarama Road, off Moronthuduwa Road, Wadduwa. 065943

SISTER KUMARAGEWATHEGE KATE MERCY FERNANDO, of the Ceylon Pentecostal Mission entered rest. Funeral Service on Saturday the 14th at the Mission Headquarters, No. 11, Rodrigo Place, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15 at 8.00 a.m. Burial General Cemetery, Kanatte. 066185

WICKRAMASEKERA – JASMINE. – Daughter of late Joe & Viola (Angie) Wickramasekera, beloved sister of Charmaine, Marina & Fredrick, sister-in-law of Bandula Wijesinghe & Sylvana, beloved aunt of Dilkushi & Dinesh. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 14th May from 3 p.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 15th May at 4.30 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).066421

WICKRAMASINGHE – BONIFACE – Beloved husband of Soma (Union Chemist), father of Chamikara (Roche Products Colombo), Anushka (HNB General Insurance), father-in-law of Chamila and Prasadi, brother of Ranjith, Victor, Flavia, Cyril and Constantine. Cortege leaves residence (49B, Sapumal Place, Rajagiriya) at 3.00 p.m. for burial at Roman Catholic Section Kanatte, Borella. 066577

WIJEYESINGHE – GAMINI WAIDUTHI DIYASENA (USA) – Beloved son of late Mr. I.N.W. Wijeyesinghe (JP) & late Mrs. Roselind Wijeyesinghe, beloved husband of Tina (USA), dearly beloved father of James Gayan, adored father-in-law of Nadisha, darling Seeya of Gabriella and Natalia (all Dubai), beloved brother of Erica, June, Maya, Patricia, loving brother-in-law of late Henry, late Herby & late Ivor, much loved uncle to all nieces and nephews & their families, passed away peacefully after a brief illness and now at rest with Jesus. Cremation took place on Tuesday 10th May 2016 at 4444 Cochran Street, Simi Valley, CA 93063, USA. A Service will be held on Saturday, 14th May 2016 at 3 p.m. at St. John’s Church, Mutwal. Followed by interment of ashes at 4 p.m. at family burial ground in Madampitiya Cemetery. 066587

 

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Obituaries: May 13 (Friday)

Posted on 13 May 2016 by TSL

ANDRADI – CLETA (nee DE SILVA WIJEYERATNE). Dearly beloved wife of late Timothy Andradi Attorney-at-Law / Solicitor (UK). Mother of Nilanti (Mrs Lawrence Peiris), Lallika (Mrs Hemesh Alles), Ashanta (Tim) and Marilaan (Ben), mother-in-law of Kirtida and Catherine, sister of Linden and Shanti Fernando and of the late Sherard, Rienzi, Dalton, Manel, Therese and Hermione will be laid to rest at the Bandon Hill Cemetery, Wallington UK on 11th May at 2.30 p.m. 41, Lucerne Road, Thornton Heath CR7 7BB UK. Tel: 00447885241994 nilantipeiris@yahoo.co.uk A service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving for her life, will be held on Saturday 14th May at 12.30 p.m. at All Saints Church Borella. 71/7, Horton Place, Colombo 7. 061750

DIAS – DELMA OPHELIA (Nee WIJEYESINGHE). Retired Teacher Good Shepherd Convent, Kotahena. Relict of Merril, beloved mother and mother-in-law of Salome and Vernon Fernando, adored grandmother of Ymara and Bernard Kurera and Jaan, sister of Lou and the late Loni and Rani, sister-in-law of late Shelton Gunawardena and Maurice Gurusinghe and of Eustace Dias and the late Stanley, Clarence, Gertie, Rev. Fr. Rex, Yvonne and Lancelot. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mount Lavinia on Saturday 14th May at 2.30 p.m. for burial at the Madampitiya Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 20/17, 6th Lane, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa. 064924

PERERA MANEL – Beloved wife of late Sam, loving mother of Hirantha (Ret. Ceylon Tobacco) Carmalene (USA) and Ajith. Mother in law of Sandhya, Chandra (USA) and Shirley. Grand mother of Nuwan, Pahan, Shanuka and Mevan. Cremation took place on 12th of May 2016 at the Mahaiyawa Crematorium as per her last wishes. 116B, Palle Gunnepana, Polgolla, Kandy. TP No 081-2494571. 064434

 

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