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Obituaries: May 6 (Friday)

Posted on 05 May 2016 by TSL

BRIGADIER GEORGE D. FERNANDO. (VSV JP). Death is announced of BRIGADIER GEORGE D. FERNANDO. Husband of late Mallika (nee Gooneratne), beloved father of Ashan (Australia), Neluka, Devan (Australia) and Sandrika [(Bunchee (Australia)], father-in-law of Chulani, Priyantha, Nilangika and Dushan, brother of late (Rita, Alfred, Boniface), Olga & Priyani. Cortege will leave residence at 20/7, St. Joseph’s Street, Uyana, Moratuwa on Saturday, 7th May 2016 at 2.30 p.m. for burial at St. Jopseph’s Church, Uyana, Moratuwa.
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CAPTAIN COSTA P. NOEL. (Retd) – S.L.A.S.C. & Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (Internal Audit). Son of late Mr & Mrs P.E. Costa, beloved husband of Srima (nee Karunarathna), loving father of Lilamini, loving father-in-law of Beverly Perera, darling seeya of Jithendra and Ritesh, brother and brother-in-law of Herbert & Lalani, Leslie & Indra, Major (Rtd.) Ranjith & late Chandrika, Terence & Anula and Kingsley & Dharma, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs K.M. Karunarathna, brother-in-law of Ananda & Prashanthi, Upali & Bhadra, Nimal & Indrani, Daya & Dhammika and Lanka. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Friday 6th May for cremation at 4.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Borella. 060948

DE SILVA – MR P.H. EDWIN. (Retired Deputy General Manager – People’s Bank). Beloved husband of Sumana, loving father of Asitha and Dr Malika (NHSL), father-in-law of Yashoda and Dr Pradeep (NHSL), expired. Cremation at Borella Kanatta on Saturday 7th May, 2016 at 3 p.m.8A, Boteju Road, Colombo 5. 061503

DISSANAYAKE – MR NISHAD. (Rotarian). Beloved husband of Niranjala, loving father of Thisath (Gateway), dearest son of late Senerath Dissanayake (Civil Service), Kusum Dissanayake (retired – Ananda College), brother of Kumari (President / Addl. Magistrate), Dr Wasantha (Director – Gen. Hospital, Kegalle), Shyamali (Gateway – Kandy), Dr Chandima (Cardiology), brother-in-law of late Keerthi, Geetha, Kumarasiri (CEB – Nuwara Eliya), Dr Sujeewani (Cardiology), Asoka (Kurunegala), Dilini (Kurunegala), expired. Cremation at Borella Kanatta on Saturday 7th May, 2016 at 3 p.m. 184, De Silva Place, Pannipitiya. 061521

DE SILVA – LORRAINE. Beloved daughter of late Cyprian De Silva and Mona Nugara and loving sister of Neliya, late Virginia, late Anton, Renney, Lucian, Bertram, late Merryl, Rosemond and Olga, expired after a brief illness on 29th April 2016 and was buried on Sunday 1st May 2016 at Mahaiyawa R.C. Cemetery, Kandy. 15/2, Vihara Lane, Suduhumpola, Kandy. 060836

FERNANDO – LION DR ANANDA. Death is announced of Lion ANANDA FERNANDO. Husband of Sirima, father of Sampath (Canada), Dr Madhu and Dr Sandun of Australia, father-in-law of Nilupul Waidyasekara, Ajith Karunaratne, Dr Dulani Siddhisena, brother of Shirani, Nelum, Kanthi, Mahinda (Surveyor), Sabitha, Saman, Preethi Kithsiri (Engineer). Cortege leaves residence No.757-A, Parliament Rd, Pelawatta, Battaramulla at 4.00 p.m. on Sat. 07th May 2016. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Battaramulla General Cemetery. 060651

ILEYPERUMA – INDRA. Student Counsellor of London College of Business and Computing in England and former General Manager Ceylon Norwegian Development Foundation, Senior Executive of Ceylon Ceramic Corporation, husband of Seetha, father of Isuru (London), father-in-law of Minoli (London). Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella from 6th May and Cremation on 7th May at 11.00 a.m. General Cemetery, Kanatte. 060396

PEIRIS – NOELINE. Wife of late Pantaline Peiris, mother of Susil, Nihal, Anura, Keerthi (Burmuda), Dammika (USA), sister-in-law of retired Most. Rev. Bishop Raymond Peiris of Kurunegala and daughters-in-law of Janet, Rose, Sujatha, Marina, Terone. Cortege leaves No. 17, Samagi Mawatha, Kalaeliya, Ja-Ela for burial at St. Jochims Burial Ground at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 7th May, 2016. 060796

WIJESURIYA – SILVESTER PALITHA. Beloved husband of Theresinha Romana Wijesuriya, loving father of Irene and Angela, father-in-law of Priyadarshan Nelundeniya, devoted grand-father of Karen, Nadine and Stephanie, at AF Raymond Funeral Parlour, Borella from 10.30 am on Friday 6th May 2016. Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 3.30 p.m. 060627

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Obituaries: May 5 (Thursday)

Posted on 04 May 2016 by TSL

ALDONS – CHARMAINE ROSEMAY, “Safe in the arms of Jesus”, loving daughter of late Roland Cuthburt Aldons and Anne Marguerite Aldons, sister of late Roland Geraint Aldons and Ione Bernice Amerasinghe, aunt of Tania Amerasinghe Perera, Devin Amerasinghe, Sharon Amerasinghe Perera, Ramon Aldons, Jascinda Aldons Jayamanne and Jacqueline Aldons Shanmuganathan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on 5th May from 10 a.m. Cortege leaves the parlour on the same day at 4 p.m. after Service for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section). 060151

CAPTAIN COSTA P. NOEL. (Retd) – S.L.A.S.C. & Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (Internal Audit). Son of late Mr & Mrs P.E. Costa, beloved husband of Srima (nee Karunarathna), loving father of Lilamini, loving father-in-law of Beverly Perera, darling seeya of Jithendra and Ritesh, brother and brother-in-law of Herbert & Lalani, Leslie & Indra, Major (Rtd.) Ranjith & late Chandrika, Terence & Anula and Kingsley & Dharma, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs K.M. Karunarathna, brother-in-law of Ananda & Prashanthi, Upali & Bhadra, Nimal & Indrani, Daya & Dhammika and Lanka. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Friday 6th May for cremation at 4.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Borella. 060238

JAYASINGHE LAKSIRI – Dearly beloved husband of Champa, loving father of Thulani & Chamrith, father-in-law of Mananu Gunawardana, brother of Lal & Sunil, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. for Cremation on Thursday 5th May. Jayamedura Alutepola, Minuwangoda. 060109

LEELA – M. PEIRIS – Beloved wife of the late Denzil L. Peiris, loving mother of Lilanie, late Lindsay (D.L.) and of Lalith (L.M.), Lyle (L.D.), Lilanganie and Lilanthie, mother-in-law of late Hilarian Perera and of Amali, Preetha, Swanee, Fazal Izzadeen and Shiran De Mel, grandmother of Heshan, Arosha, Shiara, Dhiraj, Lakith, Lahiru, Lalin, Fazeela, late Fazreen and of Sashee and Shanya, great grandmother of Rashmika, Rukshika, Roshelle, Rashen, Reshan, Rushen, Dhanika, Diresh, Lashen, Lashendra, Lishara, Reshawn, Elisha, Leshem, Nethwin and Pravindi. Cortege leaves residence 18, Gunawardanarama Road, Koralawella, Moratuwa at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday 5th May for Service at St. Peter’s Church, Koralawella, Moratuwa at 5.00 p.m. and Burial thereafter. 059933

PERERA – NIHAL (ABEY) – Dearly beloved husband of Teckla, much loved father of Thushari (Australia) and Anuradha (Perstaff Holdings Limited), father-in-law of Sanjeeva Abeywardena (Australia) and the precious grandfather of Seth. Dearly beloved son of late Walter and late Nelly Perera and the beloved brother of Tissa, Raja, Saliya (UK), Chandra, Wijay, late Surangini, Sunil and Ranjini (UK). Funeral on Thursday 5th May at 5 p.m. Mount Lavinia Cemetery for Cremation. Address : 102/1A, Templars Road, Mount Lavinia. 059363

SANDARASEKERA – TERANCE CHARITHA. (Retired SL Army (Singha) & Ceylinco Insurance.) Beloved husband of Brenda – retired Teacher, beloved brother of late Harry (CWC), Ranjith (CWC), Luxman & Ananda (NSB), beloved father of Kavindra (Seylan Bank), Mahesh (Fascination Exports), Theja & Surupa, father-in-law of Iresha, Padmi, son-in-law of Waruna (Swarnamahal), Sarath, beloved grandfather of Natasha, Harshana, Sanjula, Tevindu, Senesh, Malindu, Akila, Methuli & Dinith. Remains will lie at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour from 4th May till 11.00 a.m. of 5th May. Thereafter remains will be taken to Wasala Walauwwa, Kamburupitiya (Matara) for the cremation at the family burial ground. 059530

SELVANAYAGAM – KINGSLEY, Husband of Jayanthi (nee Richards), father of Radhika and Anjana, son of late Benjamin & Sugirtham Selvanayagam of Chundukuli, brother of late Honey & Trixie and of Stanley Bejnamin, son-in-law of late Dr Jimmy & Sundari Richards, brother-in-law of Mahesan, Selvaranee and Charmaine Richards and late Mano, Ratnesan (Koli) and Vasanthi Richards. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Service at the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 5th May, thereafter Cortege leaves for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 5.00 p.m. Australian Papers please copy. 059292

SMITH – SYDNEY OSBERTH (Marina Colombo). Dearly beloved husband of Jennifer, loving father of Jeremy (Spa Ceylon), Stephen (Jetwing), father-in-law of Sithara, much loved grandfather of Sandrina, Beloved son of late Conrad and Bubsy. Brother of Malcolm, Blossom, Tony (deceased) and Tyrone. Cortege leaves residence No. 52/C, Walpola Ragama, on Thursday 5th May 2016 at 3.30 p.m. for prayers at Secret heart of Jesus Church, Bollatha and for burial at St. John’s Church Cemetery, Nagoda, Kandana. 059836

 

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Obituaries: May 4 (Wed)

Posted on 03 May 2016 by TSL

BIBILE – GEETHANJALI (Deputy Controller, Central Bank). Beloved wife of Nihal Bibile (Sri Lanka Customs), loving mother of Dasun (Moratuwa Campus), Udara (Moratuwa Campus), passed away. Funeral on Wednesday 3.00 p.m. at Kottawa Cemetery.           059524

DE SILVA – In treasured memory of our father, Mr G.H.A. DE SILVA (Licensed Surveyor and Leveller, Galle) died 16th November 1965 and our mother, Mrs Arambewela Emily de Silva Jayasinghe, died 4th May 1975 and their children, Orline, Jasmine, Lakshman, Indratissa, Swarna, Lionel Asoka and Vivian Iranganie. “Dearer still as years depart, Memories live within our hearts”. Fondly and lovingly remembered by the remaining five of the children left behind. 50/1, Kitulampitiya, Galle.               050426

DISSANAYAKE – MRS MONICA (nee KARUNARATHNA) of No. 36/4A, Kethsiri Gardens, Perera Place, Dehiwala, expired 1st May 2016. Beloved wife of Mr Gamini Dissanayake & loving mother of Senarath Dissanayake (USA) and Harshini Amarasinghe, mother-in-law of Kusal Amarasinghe, loving grandmother of Tharini, Ayesh (USA) and Ranuja. Funeral will take place at General Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia at 05.00 p.m. on the 4th May, 2016.              059406

FERNANDO – MRS P.L.A. – Wednesday Fair, Dunagaha, peacefully passed away on 1st May 2016. Beloved wife of late Cyril baby Costa, mother of Anula Costa (Australia),  Ashoka Costa (Mineral Sands Co.), Gamini Costa (Ministry of Sports), Keerthi Costa (Sri Lanka Army), Deepthi Costa (Former Chairman, Pradeshiya Sabha, Divulapitiya), mother-in-law of Jinani, Thushara and Madumali, grandmother of Sheran, Sahen, Pawani, Chenuri, Himanshu, Lahini, Praveen and baby Nuwini.                059520

JAYASINGHE – LAKSIRI. Dearly beloved husband of Champa, loving father of Thulani & Chamrith, father-in-law of Mananu Gunawardana, brother of Lal & Sunil, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. for cremation on Thursday 5th May. Jayamedura Aluthepola, Minuwangoda.            059690

JAYASINGHE – STANLEY (Retired Senior Insurance Manager). Beloved husband of late Myrtle, loving father of Amithra Rohitha, Kapila (G.K.) & Yassasvi, father-in-law of Greena, Jayathri & Anustus, grandfather of Ruwinda, Thejan, Monali & Navindu. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour Mt Lavinia from 9.00 a.m. on 03rd Tuesday May 2016. Cortege leaves the parlour on 04th Wednesday at 3.00 p.m. for burial at Borella General Cemetery (Anglican Section).             059184

JAYAWARDANA – GUNAMALA. Beloved wife of late W.A. Jayawardana (Ananda), loving mother of Isuru and Vineetha, mother-in-law of Geetha and Sonali, loving grandmother of Amodhani & Sachin, Viren, Menaka & Ashan, expired. Remains lie at Barney Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from Tuesday 03rd May. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Thursday 05th May at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella at 4.00 p.m.              059613

MENDIS – IRANGANI MALLIKA. Beloved wife of the late Gerald Mendis (former Proprietor Manel Furnishers). Precious mother of Deepani, Asiri (Asiri Furnishers), Prasanna (Manel Furnishers), affectionate mother-in-law of Sunil Dharmaratna (Malwatte Valley Plantations), Chamari and Kanchana, adored grandmother of Sudeep, Anushka, Wiyesh, Shamal, Shrinika, Kaneesha and Shenaya, much loved sister of Chitra Peiris and the late Milroy Mendis and Indrani Peiris, loved sister-in-law of Joyce Mendis, Paul Peiris, the late Asoka Peiris and of the late Benny and Mabel De Mel, the late Lionel and the late Gertie Fernando and Herman and Joyce Fernando. Cortege leaves ‘Manel’, No. 15, Mount Road, Moratuwa on the 4th Wednesday, May 2016 at 3.30 p.m. for service at 4.00 p.m. at the Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa and interment thereafter at the church burial grounds. No flowers by request.               059521

PERERA – CLAIR (SLT) – Dearly beloved husband of Damayanthi (Bank of Ceylon – Colombo), father of Lakshan (Atlassian – Australia) and Deshan (SGS Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd., son of Grisilda and late Christy, brother of Oswald, Marie, Anne, Derrick, Rohan, Mark, Charmaine and Richard, expired. Cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. on 5th Thursday to Nayakakanda Church and burial will be at Madampitiya Family Burial Ground. (R/Catholic Section). 0112931181.                 059760

PERERA – NIHAL (ABEY) – Dearly beloved husband of Teckla, much loved father of Thushari (Australia) and Anuradha (Perstaff Holdings Limited), father-in-law of Sanjeeva Abeywardena (Australia) and the precious grandfather of Seth. Dearly beloved son of late Walter and late Nelly Perera and the beloved brother of Tissa, Raja, Saliya (UK), Chandra, Wijay, late Surangini, Sunil and Ranjini (UK). Funeral on Thursday 5th May at 5 p.m. Mount Lavinia Cemetery for Cremation. Address : 102/1A, Templars Road, Mount Lavinia.               059363

RATNESAR – PADMAN Dr – Son of the late Ariam and Daisy Ratnesar, husband of Pathma nee Sandrasagara, brother of Freddie, brother-in-law of Dr Harry Sandrasagara, Carmini Mutunayagam and Nirmala Shear, expired on 22nd April in London. Funeral on 10th May in London. 18, Providence Square, SE 12 EA, UK.               059360

SANDARASEKERA – TERANCE CHARITHA. (Retired SL Army (Singha) & Ceylinco Insurance.) Beloved husband of Brenda – retired Teacher, beloved brother of late Harry (CWC), Ranjith (CWC), Luxman & Ananda (NSB), beloved father of Kavindra (Seylan Bank), Mahesh (Fascination Exports), Theja & Surupa, father-in-law of Iresha, Padmi, son-in-law of Waruna (Swarnamahal), Sarath, beloved grandfather of Natasha, Harshana, Sanjula, Tevindu, Senesh, Malindu, Akila, Methuli & Dinith. Remains will lie at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour from 4th May till 11.00 a.m. of 5th May. Thereafter remains will be taken to Wasala Walauwwa, Kamburupitiya (Matara) for the cremation at the family burial ground.            059530

SELVANAYAGAM – KINGSLEY, Husband of Jayanthi (nee Richards), father of Radhika and Anjana, son of late Benjamin & Sugirtham Selvanayagam of Chundukuli, brother of late Honey & Trixie and of Stanley Bejnamin, son-in-law of late Dr Jimmy & Sundari Richards, brother-in-law of Mahesan, Selvaranee and Charmaine Richards and late Mano, Ratnesan (Koli) and Vasanthi Richards. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Service at the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 5th May, thereafter Cortege leaves for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 5.00 p.m. Australian Papers please copy.          059292

SITTAMPALAM – MRS THILAKAWATHY. Beloved wife of late Nallaraku Sittampalam (former Chairman Udappu-Arachikattuwa Village Council, Justice of the Peace), loving sister of late Dr Umapathysivam, Kamalasani, sister-in-law of Ponnampalam (Canada), beloved mother of Nallainathan (Sydney), Selvanathan (Sydney), Sivanathan (Chilaw), Rajanathan (Kreston MNS & Co. Colombo), Kumaranathan (Varners, Colombo), mother-in-law of Gowrimalar, Suriyathakshani, Umaranee, Anbuchelvi, Gowri, affectionate grandmother of Dinesh, Shyamala, Dhilip, Pradeesh, Arunvarman, Manovarman, Navin, Thanushika, Thivashini, Nivedhika, Rushanth, Abinayaa and grandmother of Yadev. Remains will be kept for public viewing at her residence. Religious rites will be performed at 3 p.m. Cortege leaves the residence on Thursday 05th May at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Madampe Public Cemetery. Address: 28/11, Puttalam Road, Chilaw. (032-22-22356). Contact: Nallainathan (Sydney), Selvanathan (Sydney), Sivanathan (077-6666592), Rajanathan (077-7453205), Kumaranathan (011-5544711).           059654

 

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Obituaries: May 3 (Tuesday)

Posted on 02 May 2016 by TSL

HELEN WIJEWEERA – Beloved wife of B.S. Wijeweera, loving mother of Rajatha (Raji) and mother-in-law of Dilani, sister of late Matilda, Lilian, Beatrice, late Nihal and Siri, sister-in-law of Lakshman, Padmali, Shanthiapriya, Premali, late Alexis, Reggie, Srini and Delrene and dear grandmother of Ashi and Anju, expired. Burial at St Thomas’ Church Cemetery at 4 p.m. on Tuesday 03rd May 2016. Cortege will leave No. 31, Mirihana Road, Nugegoda at 3.30 p.m. No flowers by request. 059120


JAYASINGHE – STANLEY (Retired Senior Insurance Manager). Beloved husband of late Myrtle, loving father of Amithra Rohitha, Kapila (G.K.) & Yassasvi, father-in-law of Greena, Jayathri & Anustus, grandfather of Ruwinda, Thejan, Monali & Navindu. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour Mt Lavinia from 9.00 a.m. on 03rd Tuesday May 2016. Cortege leaves the parlour on 04th Wednesday at 3.00 p.m. for burial at Borella General Cemetery (Anglican Section). 059184

JAYAWARDANA – GUNAMALA – Beloved wife of late W.A. Jayawardana (Ananda), loving mother of Isuru and Vineetha, mother-in-law of Geetha and Sonali, loving grandmother of Amodhani & Sachin, Viren, Menaka & Ashan, expired. The remains lie at Barney Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from Tuesday 03rd May. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Thursday 05th May at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte. 059324

KOTHALAWELA – MENIKE (Rtd SLTB, Head Office Finance Dept), native of Godakawela, Ratnapura and residing at Panadura – Beloved wife of late P.S. (Somadasa) Perera of Highways Dept., much loved mother of Ramesh (Multilac Paints) and Dinesh (HNB), loving mother-in-law of Priyadarshini and Shali, devoted grandmother of Sachini, Shenali and Diniru, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday, 4th May at 1.00 p.m. for cremation at 2.00 p.m. at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery, Walana, Panadura. Residence No.13, Salgado Mawatha, off Horana Road, Wekade, Panadura. Phone: 038 2239404. 059137

 

PERERA NIHAL (ABEY) – Dearly beloved husband of Teckla, much loved father of Thushari (Australia) and Anuradha (Perstaff Holdings Limited), father-in-law of Sanjeeva Abeywardena (Australia) and the precious grandfather of Seth. Dearly beloved son of late Walter and late Nelly Perera and the beloved brother of Tissa, Raja, Saliya (UK), Chandra, Wijay, late Surangini, Sunil and Ranjini (UK). Funeral on Thursday 5th May at 5 p.m. Mount Lavinia Cemetery for Cremation. Address : 102/1A, Templars Road, Mount Lavinia.     059362


PERIES – ANGELO NEVILLE – Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Devoted husband of Mauline, loving father of Dilan and Shiran, brother of Rita (late), Maurice (Australia), Myra Don Paul (Australia), Mercey Sivarajasingham (Australia), Lester Malcolm (late), Iona Caleeja (Australia), Anton and Gladstone, passed away peacefully on April 30th 2016. Cortege leaves 76/9, Shramadana Mawatha, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda on Wednesday 4th May for Burial at St. Thomas’ Church, Kotte at 3.30 p.m. 059323

SAMSON DIAS NANAYAKKARA (Avissawella – Seethagama), beloved husband of Sirima Nanayakkara (nee Wettasinghe), loving father of Inosha (Canwil Holdings), Menaka (Universal Freighters), Indika (Centrepoint Homes), Gihan (Singer Sri Lanka PLC), loving father-in-law of Shantha (Neon-X), Yogendra (Trans Global Logistics), Hemantha Haripriya (Sri Lanka Army), Pearl (Pearls Bridal Home), loving grandfather of Tharinda Harshan, Amaya, Chethiya, Juana and Thanya, passed away on the 2nd of May 2016. Cortege leaves residence, No. 66/22, “Furtune Terrace”, Kalalgoda Road, Pannipitiya (Thalawathugoda), Cremation at 04.00 p.m. on Wednesday the 04th May 2016, General Cemetery Kanatte, Borella. Tel. 0777706387. 059260

SELVANAYAGAM – KINGSLEY, Husband of Jayanthi (nee Richards), father of Radhika and Anjana, son of late Benjamin & Sugirtham Selvanayagam of Chundukuli, brother of late Honey & Trixie and of Stanley Bejnamin, son-in-law of late Dr Jimmy & Sundari Richards, brother-in-law of Mahesan, Selvaranee and Charmaine Richards and late Mano, Ratnesan (Koli) and Vasanthi Richards. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Service at the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 5th May, thereafter Cortege leaves for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 5.00 p.m. Australian Papers please copy. 059292
  

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Obituaries: May 2 (Monday)

Posted on 01 May 2016 by TSL

ABEYGOONESEKERA JUSTIN (SLAS, FAO Former Ombudsman) – Dearly beloved husband of late Kumari nee Talwatte, beloved father of Aruna and Hiranthi, Priyamali and Jomo, Kavan and Renuka, loving grandfather of Aravinda, Anita, Nivendra, Jitendra, Maneesha and Denuwan, passed away on the 30th of April, 2016. The remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesday 2nd May for cremation at the General Cemetery Borella at 3 p.m. No flowers by request. 059115

FERNANDEZ – SANGINNUS LOYALA (LALA) – Beloved husband of Maryse, loving father & father-in-law of Pio and Chish (Dubai), Charmaine and Oshadh (Australia), Anna and Shan, darling papa of Oshain, Vijain, Michain, Chadhain, Jayden, Jemocca and Jason. Remains lie at Mahinda Florist, Mt. Lavinia from 1st May. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Monday 2nd May at 3 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (RC Section). 059111

HELEN WIJEWEERA – Beloved wife of B.S. Wijeweera, loving mother of Rajatha (Raji) and mother-in-law of Dilani, sister of late Matilda, Lilian, Beatrice, late Nihal and Siri, sister-in-law of Lakshman, Padmali, Shanthiapriya, Premali, late Alexis, Reggie, Srini and Delrene and dear grandmother of Ashi and Anju, expired. Burial at St Thomas’ Church Cemetery at 4 p.m. on Tuesday 03rd May 2016. Cortege will leave No. 31, Mirihana Road, Nugegoda at 3.30 p.m. No flowers by request. 059120

PERERA – UPALI (A L U N PERERA) – Retired Education Officer, former Teacher of Nalanda College, Aquinas College and Colombo University (English Department); beloved husband of late Vinitha Perera, loving father of Anura (Brisbane, Austrlaia), Nadira (Attorney-at-law) and Dr. Rukshini (Municipal Council, Kotte), father-in-law of Padmini (Brisbane, Australia), Ashoka (Bitumix), Dr. Dilrukshan (DMH), brother of Kamala Meegahawela and late A L B K Perera, loving Seeya of Dinuka and pasan (Brisbane, Australia), Praveen, Rahal, Indeewari and methmi, expired. Cortege leaves residence at No. 09, Pangiriwatta Mawatha, Mirihana at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Borella General Cemetery at 6 p.m. on Monday the 2nd of May 2016. 059119

RABOT – CHRISTOPHER – Loving husband of Hillrene, father of Richaryd, Lozanne & Beven, brother Florence, late mary, Maurice and Anton, father-in-law of Johnnifer. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on 02.05.2016 at 4 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (RC Section). 059116

TENAGE PERCIVAL BERTRAM (PERCY) – Age 79 yrs. Beloved husband of Chitra, loved father of Kapila, Thushari and Channa, father-in-law, grandfather, Brother, uncle and friend to many, relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service of Percy Commencing on 02 May, 2016 at Dehiwala – Mt. Lavinia Crematorium. No. 18 H, Sri Dharmarama Road, Ratmalana. 059113
  

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Obituaries: April 30 (Sat)

Posted on 29 April 2016 by TSL

ABEYESEKERA – FRED Deceased on 27th April 2016, cremated on 28th April 2016. Son of Mr & Mrs D.A. Abeyesekera of ‘Andabel’ Hali-Ela, husband of Indrani, father of Dushy, Stubbs (Victor) and Rukmani Anne, grandfather of Dwayne Gyan, Chamil, Navini, Anya & Divya, brother of Daphne Rosemary and Patricia. A service will be held at St. Paul’s Milagiriya at 3 p.m. on Saturday 30th April 2016. 056780

AMIT – TUAN KASOOMA. Son of Marhoom T.K.Y. Amit and Marhooma Rahmani Amit, brother of Marhoom Sumari, Marhooma Waseela, Ratna, Dottie, Sagara and Marhoom Endra, brother-in-law of Shirly Meedin, Marhoom Nizam Ismail, Marhoom Tharvis Yoosuf, Marhoom T.H. Jumar, Shirly Hamidon and Neena Ousmand. Inshalla Janaza will leave residence No. 244/3, I.D.H. Road, Gothatuwa at 8.30 a.m. on 30th April 2016 (Saturday) for Jawatte Muslim Burial Grounds. 058978

BUDDHADASA – MRS. PEARL (Attorney-at-Law). Beloved wife of late Mr. A.D.M. Buddhadasa, mother of Parakrama (Attorney-at-Law), Bhatiya, Punya and Kapilani Agalawatte, mother-in-law of Gnani, sister of late Dr. Bernie Pieris and Nihal Pieris (Attorney-at-Law), expired. Burial on 1st May 2016 at Kirulapone (Poorwarama) Cemetery at 10.00 a.m. No l6, Station Lane, Nugegoda.058797

DE SILVA – (nee GAMAGE) retired Teacher Royal Junior Dehiwela. Beloved wife of the late Mr Leo De Silva, Headmaster – St. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia, mother of Ganga (BOC Metropolitan Branch), Disna (Egypt), Deepika (Standard Chartered Bank), mother-in-law of Ajith (Cellworld (Pvt) Ltd), Amal (Egypt), Mahes (University of Peradeniya), loving grandmother of Dewni, Asel (St. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia) and Nalin (Canada). Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on 30th April for service at Methodist Church Dehiwala, 3 p.m. Burial at Seeduwa Methodist Church Cemetery 5 p.m. No.13/1, Sri Dharmarama Road, Ratmalana. 058416

FERNANDO – RUKMAL (E.R.) (Formerly of Seylan Bank and Pramuka Bank). At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved son of late Major E.O. and Constance (Consy) of Kalutara North, beloved husband of Neela, loving brother of late Neeliya and Ranjith, Kumudini and Ruvan, Amitha and Ravi (Canada), Eomal and Sureshmi (Canada), beloved uncle of Rajeev, Ryle & Paula (Canada), Andrea (Canada), Ashly (Canada), Joseph (Canada), grand uncle of Baby Parker (Canada). Remains lie in state at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia. Cortege leaves on Sunday 01st of May 2016 at 2.30 p.m. for Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa for service at 3.00 p.m. 058760

HAKEL – ARTHUR. Dearloy beloved husband of Angela (nee Hingert), devoted father of Natalie, Vanessa, Andrea and Adrian, fond father-in-law of Devapriya Perera, Sheyantha Abeykoon and Alwyn Martinesz, precious grandfather of Melissa, Dirane, Lyara and Jaiden, loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle, passed away peacefully and is now at rest with Jesus. His mortal remains lie at No. 59, Medawelikada Road, Rajagiriya. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday, 1st May 2016 at 3.30 p.m. Burial at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Borella (R.C. Section).  058752

HERFT – LORETTA (nee ARNOLDA). Beloved wife of late Marshall, everloving mother of Desmond (deceased), Brian & Aloma, mother-in-law of Shirly, Silverine & Greg, precious grandmother of Minnelli, Denver (Aust), Niron (U.S.A.), Avon (Doha), Alana & Candice (U.K.), loving great grandmother of six. Funeral on Saturday 30th April at 3.30 p.m. from Mahinda Florist, Wattala. Burial at Nayakakanda Cemetery. 058566

LORD – LOYALA GRANVILLE (CHICKO). Beloved son of the late Percy & Doreen, loving brother of Tony, late Jeanne, Faye (Jamaica), Heather (UK), Pamela (Australia) & Cleophas, brother-in-law of Diana, late Shirley Schucroft, Sydney Fernando (Jamaica), Sherwin (UK), Melly Anderson (Australia) & Rosalie. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mount Lavinia for viewing from 9 a.m. on Saturday 30th April 2016. Service will be held at 3.30 p.m. followed by cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 5 p.m. 058845

THOMAS – SAMUEL CHRISTY from Bandarawela, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2016. Beloved husband of Daisy Christy, loving father of Choisy Mobel Irene Glorida Princess Joy and Pastor Samson, father-in-law of Tom Lloyd Fareed Helena, grandfather of Janelle Joel Jael. Service at home on Saturday April 30 at 2.30 p.m. at 27/2, Sunethradevi Road, Kohuwala.Thereafter cortege leaves at 3 p.m. for Nugegoda Anglican Church for Service and burial. Thereafter at the Anglican Burial ground General Cemetery, Borella at 4.00 pm. The family wishes to thank all those who attended the viewing and wish to express their sincere gratitude to all those who attended the funeral, helped and those who sent their condolence. 056281

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Obituaries: April 28 (Thursday)

Posted on 27 April 2016 by TSL

CRAMER – BRIAN FELIX. Loving husband of Rani, loving father and father-in-law of Lenny and Naomi (Doha), Adrian (Sri Lankan Airlines) and Sharon, Jacqueline and Rodney (Alliance Agencies Ltd.), Rinet, Darrel and Sarangi (Australia), darling son of late Joseph and of Irene Cramer, loving grandfather of Andrea and Keith, Spencer and Sondra, Carrol and Marlon, Daphne and Jayden. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Friday 29th April, burial at the General Cemetery (R.C. Section) Borella.055577


HAPPAWANA VITHANAGE – SOMAWATHI Wife of late H.V. Linton, mother of Irangani Siriwardene, Malani Sooriyapperuma, late Hector, Rajani, late Padmini Mapalagama and Cyril, mother-in-law of Asoka Siriwardene, late Ravindra Sooriyapperuma, Ananda Mapalagama and Minka Gunasekara. Cortege leaves No. 131, Circular Road, Makuluwa, Galle at 3.15 p.m. for cremation at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 28th at Kuruduwatta Cemetery. 055503

JAYASINGHE – RANJI (Retired Teacher – Good Shepherd Convent). Dearly beloved wife of (late) Rienzie, loving mother of Ruvini (Bates Strategic Alliance PR), Roshani (Seylan Bank) and (Ramani) Rehani. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday 28th April for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (R.C. Section). 056319 


PALIHAWADANA – CAMILLUS (Formerly Accountant – Crown Agents, UK and CWE Sri Lanka). At rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Claudia Princy Palihawadana (nee Perera). Precious father of Susangeetha Hewage and Dayanitha Jayakody (Canada) (formerly Colombo Stock Exchange) and father-in-law of Shalutha Hewage (Slush bar) and Lt. Col. Ajith Jayakody (Rtd. SL Army) (Canada). Most wonderful grandfather of Ranishka Jayakody (Canada), Sanjana Hewage and Rashmika Jayakody (Canada). Remains lie at residence from Wednesday 27th April at 11.00 a.m. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Thursday for burial at Queen of Angels Church Cemetery, Rawathawatta. No. 03, Mihiri Pedesa, Asiri Uyana, Katubedda, Moratuwa.056072

PERERA – IMESHI YASARA (Student, Holy Family Convent, Bambalapitiya). Everloving daughter of Suraj Perera (Managing Director – W.S.A./C.P. World / Pacific Lanka Shipping) and Taniya, beloved sister of Imantha and Methnuka (Students – St. Peter’s College, Colombo 4), devoted granddaughter of Callistus and Malini Perera and Jayantha and Malini Senevirathne, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 2A, M.A. Perera Mawatha, Sinharamulla, Kelaniya. Burial at 3.00 p.m. on 28th April (Thursday), General Cemetery, Borella (RC Section) at 4.00 p.m. 055407

PREMATILLAKE – ADLINE HATHAMUNE. Beloved wife of late Meemana Prematillake (Veteran Journalist), loving mother of Sunil Madhawa, Sarath, late Sandun, Ramani and Mihiri (Australia), mother-in-law of Manora, Renuka, late Ananda Bogoda and Dr. Saman de Silva (Australia), grandmother of Tharindu, Tharuka, Aparna, Sarani, Bhagya and Nanjitha, expired. Cremation will be at Digana Crematorium in Pelanwatte, Pannipitiya on 29th Friday at 3.00 p.m. No. 9/12, Sampath Uyana, Mattegoda. 056300

VISUVANATHAN HALLOCK KUMARASAMY J.P. (Retired Officer – S.L. Navy and Royal Navy of Oman). Beloved husband of Selvanayake, beloved brother of late Shanmuganathan and of Puvaneswary and Gananathan, loving father of Kiritharan Jasetharan, Kiruba and Thabotharan, father-in-law of Sujeewani Jayanandan, Logini and Ahrany, loving grandfather of Kavish, Keshini, Ethan, Arkash, Krishana, Abinesh, Minolli and Arjun. Cortege leaves residence at Moolai Road, Vaddukoddai, Jaffna on 28th April 2016 at 9.00 a.m. for cremation at “Valukaiyaru”, Vaddukoddai. 056307

 

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Obituaries: April 27 (Wed)

Posted on 27 April 2016 by TSL

CRAMER – BRIAN FELIX. Loving husband of Rani, loving father and father-in-law of Lenny and Naomi (Doha), Adrian (Sri Lankan Airlines) and Sharon, Jacqueline and Rodney (Alliance Agencies Ltd.), Rinet, Darrel and Sarangi (Australia), darling son of late Joseph and of Irene Cramer, loving grandfather of Andrea and Keith, Spencer and Sondra, Carrol and Marlon, Daphne and Jayden. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Friday 29th April, burial at the General Cemetery (R.C. Section) Borella.055576

GANESHANATHAN – SORNALINGAM [Former Chief Secretary / Governor’s Secretary – North/East Provincial Council. Alumnus of St. Johns College (Jaffna), St. Josephs College (Colombo) & University of Peradeniya. Loving husband of Ruparanee, beloved father of Gayatri (Australia) & Gitika (USA), son of late Soranalingam and Umadevi, son-in-law of late Muthubalasuriyar & Katpakam, father-in-law of Baskaran (Australia) & Balasashindran (USA), loving grandfather of Harshini, Sajiva, Sanjitha, Sharaniya & Pravin, brother of late Kailanathan, Kamala (Canada), Vimala (Canada) & Thuwarakan, peacefully passed away on 23 April 2016 in Australia. Funeral service & cremation will be held in Geelong, Australia on 28 April 2016. Informant: Mahilnan Nadarajah – 0777 386301. Email: soganesha1939@gmail.com Tel. +61499 994 349. 055143


HAPPAWANA VITHANAGE – SOMAWATHI Wife of late H.V. Linton, mother of Irangani Siriwardene, Malani Sooriyapperuma, late Hector, Rajani, late Padmini Mapalagama and Cyril, mother-in-law of Asoka Siriwardene, late Ravindra Sooriyapperuma, Ananda Mapalagama and Minka Gunasekara. Cortege leaves No. 131, Circular Road, Makuluwa, Galle at 3.15 p.m. for cremation at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 28th at Kuruduwatta Cemetery. 055503

PALIHAWADANA – CAMILLUS (Formelry Accountant – Crown Agents UK and CWE Sri Lanka). At rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Claudia Princy Palihawadana (nee Perera), precious father of Susangeetha Hewage and Dayanitha Jayakody (Canada) (Formerly Colombo Stock Exchange) and father-in-law of Shalutha Hewage (Slush Bar) and Lt. Col. Ajith Jayakody (Rtd. SL Army) (Canada), most wonderful grandfather of Ranishka Jayakody (Canada), Sanjana Hewage and Rashmika Jayakody (Canada). Remains lie at residence from Wednesday 27th April 11.00 a.m. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday for burial at Queen of Angels Church Cemetery, Rawathawatta. Arrangements will be notified in Thursdays papers. No. 03, Mihiri Pedesa, Asiri Uyana, Katubedda, Moratuwa. 055552

PERERA – IMESHI YASARA (Student, Holy Family Convent, Bambalapitiya). Everloving daughter of Suraj Perera (Managing Director – W.S.A./C.P. World / Pacific Lanka Shipping) and Taniya, beloved sister of Imantha and Methnuka (Students – St. Peter’s College, Colombo 4), devoted granddaughter of Callistus and Malini Perera and Jayantha and Malini Senevirathne, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 2A, M.A. Perera Mawatha, Sinharamulla, Kelaniya. Burial at 3.00 p.m. on 28th April (Thursday), General Cemetery, Borella (RC Section) at 4.00 p.m. 055407

SCHUILLING – SHARON VERONICA. Loving daughter of Roger and late Sunethra, sister of Shane and sister-in-law of Sandapa, student of Holy Family Convent, Bambalapitiya, passed away under tragic circumstances. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour and cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday 28th April for burial at Roman Catholic Section, Borella Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 055578

VAN TWEST – RUSSELL Called into His Marvellous Light. Beloved son of late Horace, Phyllis, loving brother of Jennifer, late Hamilton, Conrad, Kenneth, late Bryan and Desmond, brother-in-law of Eardly, Janaki, Charlene and Kamala. Remains at Mahinda Parlour, Mount Lavinia, leaving Parlour on 27th April at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia at 5.00 p.m. 055390

 

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Obituaries: April 26 (Tues)

Posted on 26 April 2016 by TSL

BALASOORIYA – DONA LYDIA MILDRED (Retired Education Officer). Beloved wife of late Stephen, sister of late Sarah, Letitia, Soma and of Vincent and Hector, passed away on the 25th of April 2016. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Tuesday 26th April for Service at St. Mary & St. John’s Church at 4.00 p.m. followed by burial at the church burial grounds, Nugegoda. 055216  

CARMEN CYNTHIA DE BOND Wife of late Mr. P.A. Debond (Attorney-at-Law), mother of Geneveve, Deanna and Maxwell, mother-in-law of Vincent, sister of Christeen and late Maureen Vandort, sister-in-law of Barry Vandort, grandmother of Sanjay, Roshni and Raihaan Rizvi. Cortege leaves No. 12/11, Bond Estate, Waragoda Road, Kelaniya at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at 4.00 p.m. on 26th Tuesday at General Cemetery, Borella. 055044

GANESHANATHAN – SORNALINGAM [Former Chief Secretary / Governor’s Secretary – North/East Provincial Council. Alumnus of St. Johns College (Jaffna), St. Josephs College (Colombo) & University of Peradeniya. Loving husband of Ruparanee, beloved father of Gayatri (Australia) & Gitika (USA), son of late Soranalingam and Umadevi, son-in-law of late Muthubalasuriyar & Katpakam, father-in-law of Baskaran (Australia) & Balasashindran (USA), loving grandfather of Harshini, Sajiva, Sanjitha, Sharaniya & Pravin, brother of late Kailanathan, Kamala (Canada), Vimala (Canada) & Thuwarakan, peacefully passed away on 23 April 2016 in Australia. Funeral service & cremation will be held in Geelong, Australia on 28 April 2016. Informant: Mahilnan Nadarajah – 0777 386301. Email: soganesha1939@gmail.com Tel. +61499 994 349. 055143

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Obituaries: April 25 (Mon)

Posted on 25 April 2016 by TSL

REV. FR. ANTHONY FERNANDO, S.J., passed away on 23rd April, 2016 in Negombo. His mortal remains lie at the Chapel, Jesuit Provincialate, Akkara Panaha, Negombo till 10 a.m. on Monday 25th. A Mass will be offered on Monday, 25th 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 Burialground. A Mass will be celebrated at 4.00 p.m., followed by funeral service. St. Xavier Residence, Akkarapanaha, Kimbulapitiya Road, Negombo. 054880

CHANDRALATHA LIYANAGE (Formerly Asst. Director – Central Bank) – Beloved wife of H.L. Piyarathne, loving mother of Dr Chandika Liyanage, Dr Indika Liyanage, passed away. Funeral takes place on 25th April at 4 p.m. at Godigamuwa Cemetery. No. 16, Yahampath Mw., Nandana Gardens, Maharagama. 054896

MADURA KANNANGARA – Beloved wife of Philip Wijekoon Kannangara, loving mother of Palinda Malith (IESL), mother-in-law of Chamini, darling grandmother of Siluni, sister of Ranee, Monica, late Sarojini and of Ajantha, sister-in-law of late Jin and Upali and of Nihal and Hon. Maheepala Herath (Chief Minister, Sabaragamuwa), expired. Cortege leaves residence, No. 66, Molamure Mawatha, Kegalle on Monday at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Kegalle. 054866

PERERA – At rest with Jesus – DOUGLAS CHRISTOPHER VINCENT (Retd. Air Cdre D C V Perera). Dearly beloved husband of Lilanie, affectionate father of Dilshan and Ravindra, father-in-law of Ramisha, loving Seeya of Rashein, brother of Augusta, brother-in-law of Lakshman, Dr. Jayantha & Amara, Preetha & Ranjit, Indrangani & Elmo. Cortege leaves residence, No. 4, 3rd Lane, Angulana Station Road at 3.45 p.m. on Monday, 25th April 2016 for service at St. Matthias’ Church, Laxapathiya and intrerment thereafter at St. Peter’s Church Cemetery, Koralawella. 054897

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