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February 27 (Friday)

Posted on 26 February 2015 by TSL

REV. SISTER MARY ELODI FERNANDO, expired. Remains lie at St. Agnes Convent, Bolawalana. Holy Mass at 3.30 p.m. Good Shepherd Convent, Bolawalana, Friday 27th followed by Funeral Service. 032200

ABEYRATNE, H.B. – Former Member of Parliament, Yapahuwa, former Deputy Minister of Transport, former District Minister and former Provincial Council Member and Licensed Surveyor, dearly beloved husband of Ranjani, son-in-law of the late Minister of Finance, Mr U.B. Wanninayake and Mrs Wanninayake, loving father of Nirupa (Australia), Akshika (New Zealand) and Sanjeewa (UK), father-in-law of Mangala (Australia), Jeewaka (New Zealand) and Suha (UK), grandfather of Bumeka, Ridmal, Mandy, Viru, Vishmi, Pawani and Dasuni, expired. Cremation on Sunday, 1st March 2015 at the Maho Public Stadium at 3.00 p.m. Munamalegama, Maho. 032154

ABEYSEKERA – PREMANIE. Beloved wife of the late Ronnie, loving mother of Roshan & Dilruwani, Suren & Niromi, fond Archchie of Niren, Sureni, Dhinara & Tarini, loving daughter of the late Stanely & Merie Amarasekera. Funeral service at the Church of SS Mary & John, Nugegoda on Saturday 28th February 2015 at 9.00 a.m. followed by Cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery at 10.30 a.m. 032136

DAMITHA FONSEKA – Death occured of Damitha, beloved wife of the late T.O. Fonseka, mother of Eshani (United States), Anusha (Sampath Bank), mother-in-law of Priyalal Kulasinghe (United States), Indika Ranaweera (National Development Bank). Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on 28th Saturday for Cremation at Galkissa Cemetery. No. 93/5, Hilda Lane, Dehiwala. 032180

EKANAYAKE JAYARATNA BANDA – Dearly beloved husband of A.C.S. Ekanayake (Shantha), much loved father of Sandakumari and Dharshana (Sri Lankan Airline), Katunayake, father-in-law of Shohan Fernando (U.N.) and Rehana – Kandy, beloved grandfather of Mithara, Nathanya, Keshiya, Denuri and Shahen, expired. Cortege leaves residence Ekanayake Nivasa, Menikhinna at 2 p.m. for Cremation at Amunugama Cemetery at 3 p.m. 032143

GLORY JEGANATHAMMAL VASAGAM nee MANICKAM – Beloved wife of the late Victor Vasagam (Abraham S. Vasagam & Anna Davidpillai), beloved mother of the late Elizabeth John, loving grandmother of Sharon (Adrian Schokman) and Emmanuel, cherished great grandmother of Romario, Fabian, Abigail and Leonardo, adored daughter of the late Sundaram Manickam and Mary Brainerd, loving sister of the late Kamalam (Samuel Daniel), Magaret (Oswald Brainerd), Lydia (Muttiah Sinnathambi), Samuel (Esther), David (Jessie), Jackson (Beatrice), George (Rajeswari) and Nelson (Rita), sister-in-law of the late Edmund (Annie), Raj (Eleanor), Mary (Augustine Joseph), Thamarie (Rasiah Davadason) and Andren Navaratnam (Mary), passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour on Friday 27th February at 2.45 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section) at 4.00 p.m. No. 23, Uyana Road, Moratuwa. 032161

JAYASENA CYRIL – Beloved husband of Dr. Asoka , father of Dr. Upendra, Suchith, Chanuri and Indika, father-in-law of Dr. Sharmila, Dr. Ramona, Dr. Thushara Rodrigo and Saluja passed away after brief illness. Funeral on Saturday the 28th February 4.00pm at Mahaiyawa Cemetry Kandy. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00p.m 132/22 Wariyapola Sri Sumangala Mawatha, Kandy. 031164

JAYASINGHE, HEMA – Retired Deputy Director-General of Education, Ministry of Education, retired Principal of Visakha Vidyalaya, Kandy High School, Pushpadana Balika Vidyalaya, Kandy and Maliyadewa Balika Vidyalaya, Kurunegala, loving wife of the late Dr K.H. Jayasinghe, beloved mother of Malathi, Mano, Dulsiri and Sanjaya, sister of Chitra Abayaratna, Dr Nalini Kappagoda, Major General Chandra Abayaratna (Retd.), Kamini Jayasekara and the late Ananda, Asoka Abayaratna and Ranee Kithulegoda, mother-in-law of Jayantha, Sushani and Kumudu, loving grandmother of Tharindri, Pulinda, Heshani, Navin and Anique, passed away after a brief illness. Remains lie at Jayaratna Funeral Parlour, Borella, from 5 p.m. Thursday, 26th February & thereafter at Visakha Vidyalaya from 8.00 – 9.30 a.m. on Friday 27th February. Cortege leaves Funeral Parlour on Saturday 28th February for Cremation at Kanatte, Borella at 10 a.m. 487/20, Kaduwela Road, Talangama North, Battaramulla. 032525

MADAWELA – KINGSLEY, Husband of Aruni, father of Asanka & Sumedini, father-in-law of Sanjini & Hilary, brother of Ashley, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Friday 27th February. Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.00 p.m. 030842

MUNASINGHE – DR – A.T. – Son of the late Dr C.H. Munasinghe & Ethel Munasinghe, husband of Dhammika Munasinghe, father of Trehan & Kavishi, brother of Minoli & Lal and brother-in-law of Arjun & Sherine. The remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour, on 27th & 28th February. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 28th February at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte at 4 p.m. 032308

PERERA – ANIL of Panadura Samudra Mawatha (Ex Railway). Beloved husband of the late Padma, father of Janaka, Nalaka and Chaminda, father-in-law of Wasanthi, Renuka and Rajitha, brother of Asiri. Cortege leaves Laksiri Funeral Parlour, Nalluruwa on Saturday 28th February at 5.00 p.m. for Cremation at Minuwanpitiya Crematorium at 6.00 p.m. 0777344162. 032321

SILVA – MISS T.W.W. CHANDRIKA – (Formerly of Nanodaya College, Kalutara and of Visakha Vidyalaya Bambalapitiya), daughter of the late Mr and Mrs T.D. Julius Silva of Kalutara South and sister of Mallika, Kalinga and the late Ranjith, expired. Cremation on Saturday 28th February at Nedimala (Anderson Road) Crematorium at 5 p.m. No. 24/1, Dehiwala Road, Pepiliyana. 0112715942. 032490

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February 25 (Wed)

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February 25 (Wed)

Posted on 24 February 2015 by TSL

CROOS LAMBERT – EMELDA – Beloved wife of the late Christie, loving mother of Jeevanie & Ingram (Australia), Onellie & Andrea (France), Diamalie & Lucien Asiri, Nilamanie & Newton (Australia), Chrisnie (Doha) & Christine, sister of the late Isaac, Muriel, Rachel, Martha and Jacob, loving grandmother of Camillus, Kevin, Ashan & Jay, Rangika, Trevin, Nevin and Nuwan, expired. Funeral on Wednesday 25th February 2015. Cortege leaves residence 171, Pannala Road, Dankotuwa (Hospital Junction) at 3.30 p.m. for burial at 4.30 p.m. at Bharatha Cemetery, Ethukala, Negombo. 029969

DE SILVA – V.C. (Clarence), former Air Ceylon. Beloved husband of Carmen, father of Carnesh (Qatar Airways) and Srinika, father-in-law of Daphnie and Priyalal (Abu Dhabi – Commercial Bank), grandfather of Canishka, Stephan, Ashane, Rashan and Trishane. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. from No.14, Singha Road, for burial at Sacred Heart Church, Mattumagala on Wednesday 25th February 2015. 030087

FERNANDO – JOSEPH Safe in the Arms of Jesus, formerly of C.G.R. & Food Control Depts. Beloved husband of Rita father of Rajmal, Rukmal & Shiromi, father-in-law of Bernadine & Chandima, grandfather of Clifford & Sheron. Cortege leaves residence at No. 126, St. Anthony’s Rd, Moratumulla, Moratuwa on Thursday the 26th Feb. 2015 at 3.45 p.m. for Burial at St. Anthony’s Church Burial Ground at Kadalana, Moratuwa. 030206

FERNANDO LYNDA – Beloved wife of late Orion, loving mother of Lakmali & Oneetha, mother-in-law of Dilantha, grandmother of Dilakshika, sister of late Mopsy, Trixie & Brenda. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mount Lavinia after service at 4.15 p.m. on Wednesday 25 February 2015. Cremation at General Cemetery Moratuwa at 6.00 p.m. (Residence – 24/11, Mount Road, Moratuwa). 030204 GRACE A. IRA GOULD – Beloved wife of the late James Samuel Ira Gould, loving mother of Faith, Marjorie, the late Chrisitine, Neville (Canada) and Prashanthi (New Zealand), passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Mother-in-law of M. Rajendran, Roy Dawson, Mohammed Raffa, Isha Ira Gould and Warren Ferdinandus. She will be missed by her grandchildren; Ashob & Shashi, Shannon & Priyankee, Sandeep, Marie & Piumal, Sara, Shaki, Natalie, Jamie, Jordan, Nathan & Joshna and great grandchildren: Christine, Deborah, Hannah and Tevya. Remains lie at the Barney Raymond Funeral Parlour. Burial on 25th Feb. 2015 at the Jawatta Cemetery (Anglican Section) at 3.30 p.m. Contact – Margie – 0773771746, Neville – +1(905) 200 – 7652 (Canada), Prashanthi – +64 273564412 (New Zealand). 030208

HAJIANI ZAINOON HUSSAIN – Beloved wife of Marhoom Hussain, mother of Nafeesa, Rafeeka, Faizal – UK, Fahariya and Marhooma Sithy Ayesha, mother-in-law of Alhaj Mubarak, Hafeel, Alhaj Nazoor, Raziya and Malik, sister of Marhoom Alhaj Hashim, Cader, Shums, Omar, Mossin, in-laws of Alhaj Abdur Rahman, Marhoom Ahamed Shaffy and Abdul Cader, grandmother of Mazahima, Marhooma Muwafika, Mohideen – UK, Sithy Kadija, Fazina, Hilmy, Farzan, Farooza, Milfer, Mushfeka – UK, Fazmina, Rufaik, Ashkar, Ahsan, Abida and Adila, great grandmother of Yazid, Yumna, Rinuza, Imam, Aida, Zohara, Fazeela, Adiba, Yoosuf, Yunus, Fazzileth, Jawad, Ihsaan, Idris, Asma, Rukaiha and Rafath. Janaza took place on Saturday 21st February 2015 – “Gaylani Manzil”, No. 53, Church Street, Fort, Galle. Tel: 091-2234267. 030221

JAYATILEKE – MAUREEN – Dearly beloved wife of the late Justin Jayatileke, (former General Manager Bogala Mines and Mineral Sands Corporation), much loved sister of Bertille, Dr Rene, Inez and of the late Celia, Dr Melva and Rev. Fr. Claver Perera, sister-in-law of Nimali Perera, Eunice Karunaratne and of the late Daya De Silva, Dr Jeyam Bartlett, Felician Fernando, Gerry Gunawardana, Leonard and Patrick Jayatileke. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday 25th February. Cremation at Jawatte Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. No. 19, First Lane, Ratmalana. 030009

JEYARAJAH, REGINA LILYMALAR (nee BASTIAMPILLAI) Formerly of Main Street, Chundikuli, Jaffna passed away peacefully in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 23rd Feb. 2015 after a brief illness. Beloved wife of Nicholas J. Jeyarajah (Retd. Asst. Director, Sri Lanka Customs), lovng sister of the late Pax Bastiampillai, the late Perinpam Bastiampillai and the late Rosemalar Canagaratnam, fond sister-in-law of the late John Canagaratnam, the late Margaret Bastiampillai, the late Ariamalar Bastiampillai, Ariamalar Antonypillai (Australia), Nicholas Rajanayagam (Australia) and Rasamalar Ferdinand (Canada). Viewing will be at A.F. Raymond Parlour, Borella from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on 25.02.2015 and from 10 a.m. onwards on 26.02.2015. Funeral Service will be held at 3 p.m. on 26.02.2015 followed by Cremation at Borella Cemetery. Mr N.J. Jeyarajah, 35 1/1, Janaki Lane, Colombo 4. Telephone 0112586714. 030274

MAHTANI – CHANDIRAM JEEOMAL, beloved husband of the late Hardevi, adored brother of Naraindas and the late Tulsidas, Bhagwan and Mohini, loving father of Vashi, Ashok, Lalu and Manu, beloved father-in-law of Meena, Lata, Kavita and Asha, affectionate grandfather of Natasha, Vishal, Aarti, Puja, Sheena, Pradeep, Avinash, Ranjeev, Shama & Shalom, beloved great grandfather of Annika. Cortege leaves No. 11, Nimal Road, Bambalapitiya, Colombo 04 at 11.30 a.m. on Wednesday 25th February 2015. Cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte (Hindu Section) at 12.15 p.m. 030394

PODISEKERA – DIXON (former Public Trustee Department) son of late Edwin and Lily Podisekera beloved husband of Shanthi loving father of Champika (Regent International College), father-in-law of Raj Gunasekera, much loved grandfather of Chamath, Dewmini and Dhanali, brother of late Miriam, late Dulcie Nannette, Florence, Cresilda and Veronica brother-in-law of late P. Subramaniam, Edmund Rodrigo late Lal De Silva and Dayawanse Jayakody, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday 25th February for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 6.00 p.m. 030203

SAMARASEKERA – SAMAN Beloved husband of Sherill Samarasekera, loving brother of Samanmali, Shriyani and Shantha, expired on 21st February 2015. Cortege leaves residence L/3/3, Bambalapitiya Flats, Colombo 4 at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 25th of February for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 4.30 p.m. 029781 TILAKASIRI – G.B. Licensed Surveyor Court Commissioner. Beloved husband of Greata, father of Upul, Monica & Shehani, father-in-law of Saman, Nayana, Geeth, expired. Cremation at Matara Cemetery on Wednesday 25th February at 3.30 p.m. No. 26, C.A. Ariyatilake Mawatha, Matara. 041-2222469. 030202

VETHANAYAGAM – MARK (Ex – Hilton) loving husband of Orinda (Ex – Hilton Staff), father of Andrew (St. Benedicts College Kotahena) & Andrea (Holy Family Convent Bambalapitiya). Cortege leaves residence 108, Maradana Road, Hendala Wattala at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 25th of February 2015 for burial at St. Mary’s Church Nayakakanda Hendala Wattala. 030281 –

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February 24 (Tues)

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February 24 (Tues)

Posted on 24 February 2015 by TSL

COORAY – Mr. VINCENT Beloved husband of Sheila Cooray, precious father of Ranjith, late Premalal, Srinath, Shamini, Amal, Samantha (HNB Minuwangoda) beloved father-in-law of Iromi, Divanee, Shanthi, Joe (Melsta Regal) Deepthi, Kanchana (HNB – Kandana), expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on 24th Tuesday 2015 for Kandana St. Sebastian Shrine R.C. Burial Grounds. No. 4, David Soysa Mawatha, Kandana. Tel. 0112231438. 029779

CROOS LAMBERT – EMELDA – Beloved wife of the late Christie, loving mother of Jeevanie & Ingram (Australia), Onellie & Andrea (France), Diamalie & Lucien Asiri, Nilamanie & Newton (Australia), Chrisnie (Doha) & Christine, sister of the late Isaac, Muriel, Rachel, Martha and Jacob, loving grandmother of Camillus, Kevin, Ashan & Jay, Rangika, Trevin, Nevin and Nuwan, expired. Funeral on Wednesday 25th February 2015. Cortege leaves residence 171, Pannala Road, Dankotuwa (Hospital Junction) at 3.30 p.m. for Burial at 4.30 p.m. at Bharatha Cemetery, Etthukala, Negombo. 029965

FERNANDO – CALISTUS MERVYN. Beloved husband of Pamela (Retired – Bank of Ceylon), loving father of Ruwangi (Mubasher) and Nipuna (Melbourne), brother of Noel, the late Watson and Eardly (retired DIG), father-in-law of Asela and Natasha (Melbourne), expired. Burial at 3.30 p.m. on 24th Tuesday 2015 at Catholic Burial Grounds, John The Baptist Church, Nagoda, Kandana. No. 21A, Aniakanda Hospital Road, Nagoda, Kandana. (Tel: 011-2238884). 029866

GOMEZ – CYRIL G.F. (Car Mart Kandy), beloved husband of Kamala (nee Fernando), darling Dada of Triherne & Shiromie, Trevine & Damayanthi, much loved papa of Travis & Kendra, Treshan & Deshan, brother of Tim & Chloe (Au), the late Terry & Dulce (Au), Ignatius (Gerry) & Doreen and Sr. Rita Odille (Little Sisters of the Poor, Auckland, NZ), brother-in-law of the late Celine & Dr Stanislaus Gonsal, the late Nevis and Hilda Fernando & Emeline Devotta, son of the late M.X. & Theresa Gomez, son-in-law of the late Mr & Mrs S.T. Fernando of Natthandiya, passed away peacefully. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Tuesday 24th February. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section) at 4.00 p.m. 504/13, Welivita Road, Kaduwela. 029949

JAYASINGHE – KAMALAWATHI KUMARIHAMY (POLWATTE RAJAPAKSHA KARUNA WASALA MUDIYANSELAGE KAMALAWATHI KUMARIHAMY.) Beloved wife of the late Merwin Rohana Jayasinghe – Retd. Asst. Commissioner Co-operatives, loving mother of Indra Kumari – former Chief Editor Mihira Lake House, Malkanthi, the late Mangalika, Amara Kumari, Wasuladevi Chiththrangani, Damayanthi – Staff Kotahena Maha Vidyalaya, Udaya, Rohitha Lake House, Sanath Agro Culture Trends, mother-in-law of Pemsiri de Alwis Gunathilake, former staff officer George Stuart, P.R.T. Bandara former Director CTB Gampola Depot, Daya Weerasooriya, Ret. Engineer Ceylon Tobacco, Kandy, Sarath Behethge, Regional Manager Petroleum, Dewika, Tharanga, Wajira, Kandurata F.M. expired. Funeral on Tuesday 24th February 2015 at 4.00 p.m. Kandy Mahaiyawa General Cemetery. 029911

JAYATILEKE – MAUREEN – Dearly beloved wife of the late Justin Jayatileke, former General Manager of Bogala Mines and Mineral Sands Corporation, much loved sister of Bertille, Dr Rene, Inez and of the late Celia, Dr Melva and Rev. Fr. Claver Perera, sister-in-law of Eunice and the late Leonard and Patrick Jayatileke. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 25th of February. Cremation at Jawatte Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. No. 19, First Lane, Ratmalana. 030008

JOHN PATRICIAN FERNANDO – Adored husband of the late Sherine Bernadette, Marina Fernando, devoted father of Nazarene and Dushani, father-in-law of Robin and beloved brother of Margrette, Fransica, brother-in-law of the late George, Sylvester, Joseph, Indrani, Shirani, Royeston, Christy, Marie. The remains lie at 137, St. James Street, Mutwal, Colombo 15 – will be removed to St James Church, on Tuesday 24th February 2015 at 3.30 p.m. for Burial at the Borella Cemetery. 030004

SAMARASEKERA – SAMAN Beloved husband of Sherill Samarasekera, loving brother of Samanmali, Shriyani and Shantha, expired on 21st February 2015. Cortege leaves residence L/3/3, Bambalapitiya Flats, Colombo 4 at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 25th of February for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 4.30 p.m. 029781

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February 23 (Monday)

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February 23 (Monday)

Posted on 22 February 2015 by TSL

FERNANDO – CALISTUS MERVYN. Beloved husband of Pamela (retired BOC), loving father of Ruwangi and Nipuna, brother of Noel, the late Watson and Eardly (retired DIG), father-in-law of Asela and Natasha, expired. Remains lie at 21 A, Aniakanda Hospital Road, Nagoda, Kandana. Burial at 3.30 p.m. on Tuesday 24th at Catholic burial grounds, John the Baptis Church, Nagoda, Kandana. (Tel: 011-2238884). 029770

GOONETILLEKE – SHEILA (nee DE ALWIS) – Retired Teacher of Girls’ High School, Mt.Lavinia. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Shirley, cherished daughter of the late Wilfred and the late Gladys De Alwis, precious sister of Ossie, Lucien, Joyce, Lyn, Neville (all deceased) and of Gerald De Alwis, treasured sister-in-law of Paul, Sweenitha, Joy and Margie (all deceased) and of Joan, Indrani and Lavo. Cortege leaves residence No. 20/2, Huludagoda Road, Mt.Lavinia on Monday 23rd February at 3.30 p.m. (after service at 3 p.m.) for burial at Christ Church, Dehiwala. 029774

SAMARAJEEWA – SOMI MALANI – Loving wife of Mr. Ariyarathna Samarajeewa, loving mothe rof Niroshana Samarajeewa, Baddi Samarajeewa, Dasun Samarajeewa, passed away. Cremation will take place on Monday 23.02.2015 at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia. 17/2, Rocxy Garden, Colombo-6. 029773

SENARATNE – GRANVILL LESTER – Safe at Rest in the Arms of Jesus. Loving son of the late James William Senaratne and Jean Winifred Fernando, beloved husband of the late Mary Rita Senaratne (nee Keil), loving brother of the late Gladvin, loving father of Anne, Russel (Saudi) and Errol, father-in-law of Bunty, Christine and Rochelle, grandfather of Michelle, Rochelle, Erine, Shrine, Shane, Romaine, Dreno, Jake, Jason, Jade and Jeanelle. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mount Lavinia till 3.30 p.m. on 23rd February 2015. Cortege leaves residence No. 99, Galle Road Dehiwala (South) on Monday 23rd February at 4.30 p.m. for Christ Church burial grounds. (Tel. 4-879560 / 0773247759). 029768

WICKRAMATUNGE – MALINI (nee PONWEERA). Beloved wife of Benedict (Don Paul) Wickramatunge (former MD, Gampaha Bus Co., CTB), loving mother of Anton Viraj and Rushika, mother-in-law of Malinda Herath, sister of the late Beatrice, Ethel, tha late Rita, Violet and Alexander, grandmother of Runara, Senuli and Senithi, expired. Funeral on Monday 23rd February 2015. Cortege leaves residence No. 281, Polgahahena Road, Hapugoda, Kandana at 3.30 p.m. for service at St. Mary’s Church, Hapugoda. Burial at Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Hapugoda. 029769

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Obituaries: February 21 (Sat)

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Obituaries: February 21 (Sat)

Posted on 21 February 2015 by TSL

ANDERSON – GEORGE HARINDRA VERNON – Husband of late Audry, loving father of Angelo (Lalan Group), daughter-in-law of Menaka (Sampath Bank PLC), grandfather of Adrian (Wesley College), brother of Geraldene, Therese (UK). Cortege leaves residence 108/2, Maradana Road, Hendala, Wattala on Saturday 21st February at 3.00 p.m. for burial at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m. (Anglican Section). 029375

CHAPMAN – VILMA MAY (nee BULNER) – Loving wife of late Lt. Col. Francis Chapman, much loved mother of Stuart and Dr. Keith, mother-in-law of Natasha and Dr. Champa, darling grandmother of Tashya, Jehan, Kavisha and Praveesha, beloved sister of late Milroy and Royston and of Jimmy. Remains lie at No. 33, Polhengoda Terrace, Colombo 5, from 9 a.m. on Saturday, 21st February. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday, 21st February, at 3.30 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Anglican Section) at 4 p.m. E-mail : stuartaway@gmail.com. 029377

DALUWATTA – Mr. GUNASIRI – Beloved husband of Maheshwary Daluwatta, loving father of Chirath Eranga and Chamath Kavinda, father-in-law of Kumudumala, expired. Cremation on Saturday 21st February 2015 at 5 p.m. at Thalahena General Cemetery. No. 33/10, Samagi Mawatha, Thalahena, Malabe. 029030

DE MEL LANCE (LHT) – Beloved husband of late Malinie, loving father of Malkanthi and late Rohan, darling Seeya of Maalika, Tehan and Mandeera, father-in-law of late Asoka Perera and Nirupa, brother of Ian (IDT) and Pearl. Cortege leaves 49, D.S. Fonseka Road, Colombo 05 after Service at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 22nd Februry 2015. Cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte at 3.30 p.m. No flowers by request, donations to the Executive Director, Ceylon School for the Deaf & Blind, Galle Road, Ratmalana.029597

DE MEL – W. VICTOR (Retired Squadron Leader Sri Lanka Air-Force) – Beloved husband of Andra De Mel (Good Shepherd Convent, Kotahena), loving father of Surain De Mel (Commercial Bank, Katunayake), Vidya De Mel (Dubai), father-in-law of Achala Abesekara (Teacher of Ave Maria Convent Negombo), Sadeeptha Liyanage (Dubai). Cremation at Liyanagemulla (Crematorium) at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 21st February. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. Agaradaguru Mawatha, 2nd Lane, Tudella, Ja-Ela. (Tel. 072-6043314). 027117

DE SILVA – JAYANTHA CHRISTOPHER – Safe at rest in the arms of Jesus. Beloved son of Enid and Henry (deceased), loving brother of Nimal (deceased), Sunil (New Zealand), Lalith – Assistant District Commissioner, St. John Ambulance Brigade, Srilath (I.T. Manager) Bata, Swarna & Shanthi (UK), bro-in-law of Merle (New Zealand), Saumyamali, Ramani & Chrisso (deceased) and Leon. Cortege leaves residence 27/2, MJC F’do Mw, Idama, Moratuwa at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 21st for burial at Queen of Angels Church Cemetery, Rawatawatte, Moratuwa. 029255

EKANAYAKE – GILBERT WIJESINGHE – Beloved husband of Mrs. Prema Ekanayake, loving father of Chitranganie (former Director, Coconut Research), Lalith (Retired Army Officer – SLEME), Sriyani (Staff Veediyawatte Senerath Junior School), Sumith, (Chairman, Nippolanka and Smith Clan (Pvt.) Ltd) and Amal, Chairman (Ring Gases & Rekota (Pvt.) Ltd), much loved father-in-law of Dr. Sunil Jayasekara, Asanka, Kumara Jayasekera, Shanika, Janath Chandrasinghe (Australia) and Hirako (Japan), expired. Cremation will take place on Sunday 22nd February 2015 at 4 p.m. at Madampe Burial Ground. No. 03, Medagama Road, Kakkapalliya. 029446

GOONESEKERA – RACHEL. Beloved wife of late Lucien Goonesekera, loving mother of Ravi and Romayne, mother-in-law of Lilanthi and Srilal Nanayakkara, grandmother of Malindra, Lumindra, Shaelan & Shemal, great grandmother of Neyshia and Raiden. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 21st February at 3.00 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). 027770

HON. HERATH MYTHRIPALA (Former Parliament member Polgahawela and Dedigama and all Island J.P) It is with great sorrow that we inform you the demise of beloved husband of Mrs, Soma Beddewela, brother of Dr,C.D.Herath (former director of the health ministry) Father of Mr,Noel Beddewla and father in law of Dr, Disna Beddewela ( Kandy hospital ). The remains of Hon. Mythripala Herath will rest at No.153, Uyanwatte, Polgolla. The funeral arrangements will take place on 22nd of Feb, 2015 and held at Mahaiyawa cemetery, Kandy at 4.00PM Sadly informed by Mrs, Soma Beddewela (Spouse), Dr, C.D.Herath (brother), Mr,Noel Beddewela, Dr, Disna Beddewela (daughter in law) Tel. 0773172257. 029426

JENIFFER ALEXANDER – Beloved wife of Maxie, loving mother of Eliza, Shadia, son-in-law of Spencer & Angelo, grandchildren of Denver, Darren, Shauna & Cale, daughter of late Ottley & Lorna Perera, sister of Darrel, Russel, Desiree, Sylvester, Michael, Evan and late Louie. Remains lie at Raymond’s Parlour, Mahabage. Burial on Sat. 21st Feb 2015 at St. Peter & Paul Burial Ground, Ragama at 4.00 p.m. 027577

JUSTICE NISSANKA UDALAGAMA – (Former Judge of the Supreme Court, Director General – Legal Aid Commission & Chairman – Tax Appeal Commission). Dearly beloved husband of Sama (nee Hulangamuwa), son of late Walter Udalagama & Wimala Rankothdiwela, son-in-law of Mr & Mrs Barnes Hulangamuwa, loving father of Nilanga & Lakshika, father-in-law of Dinushika & Lakshitha, brother of Tissa, Kumari & Wimal, brother-in-law of Thulla, Ajith, Chandani, Asoka, Mahinda & late Tissa, expired. Cortege leaves residence 92/32, Thalapathpitiya Rd., Udahamulla, Nugegoda at 4.00 p.m. on 21st Saturday for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella. 029373

LETITIA LAURINDA WIJESIRI DE SILVA (nee GUNAWARDENE) – Wife of the late Dr. W.K. Nimal De Silva, loving mother of Gehan (UK), Ruchika (Denmark) and Dinusha (Denmark), Devoted grandmother to Dominic, Elise, Nimal, Maya, Oscar and Emma, passed away on 19.02.2015. Funeral and cremation to be held in UK. No flowers. Donations to Preethipura Infants Home, Hendala, Wattala. 028572

MAHADEVA CHANMUGAM – (Retired Radiographer – Base Hospital, Chilaw). Beloved eldest son of the late Mr and Mrs K K Chanmugam of Aththiyadi, Jaffna and resident of Chilaw, son-in-law of Mr and Mrs S. Kanagaratnam (Manipay), beloved husband of Vigneswari Kanagaratnam, beloved father of Dr Ranjith (Canada), Dr. Krishantha (Canada), Shiyomini Thabenthiran and Luckmini R. Kumarasamy, father-in-law of Koshala Ranjith, Geethanjana Krishantha, Thabenthiran and Ravee Kumarasamy, loving grandfather of Aidrian, Brandon, Cynthia, Myron, Trishna and Erron, loving brother of Mrs. Neeladevi Thayaparan, Dr. Srideva, Anushadevi, the late Vamadeva, Dharmadeva, Harideva, Jeyadeva and Dayaladeva, brother-in-law of Thavamalar Thambirajah, Vimaleswary Ramathilagam and the late Gajendradas. Viewing at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Kanatte from 9 a.m. on Saturday 21-02-2015 and cremation on 22-02-2015 at 10 a.m. 6/5, Seagull Apartment, Milagiriya Avenue, Colombo 4. 0117221492. 029596

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Obituaries: February 20 (Friday)

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Obituaries: February 20 (Friday)

Posted on 19 February 2015 by TSL

DE MEL – W. VICTOR (Retired Squadron Leader Sri Lanka Air-Force) – Beloved husband of Andra De Mel (Good Shepherd Convent, Kotahena), loving father of Surain De Mel (Manager Commercial Bank, Katunayake), Vidya De Mel (Dubai), father-in-law of Achala Abesekara (Teacher of Ave Maria Convent Negombo), Sadeeptha Liyanage (Dubai). Cremation at Liyanagemulla (Crematorium) at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 21st February. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. Agaradaguru Mawatha, 2nd Lane, Tudella, Ja-Ela. (Tel. 072-6043314).
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DE SILVA – ASURUMUNIGE SIMIYAN Beloved husband of Chithrangani De Silva (decd.), loving father of Sarath (USA), Asoka (Seychelless), Anoma Konthago. Shantha (USA), passed away. Cortege leaves residence 49, Jayaweera Mawatha, Ethul Kotte on 21st at 2.30 p.m. Burial at Ethul Kotte Cemetery. 027009

FERNANDO – FRANCIS (FRANK) (Former Teacher of St. Benedict’s College, Colombo and St. Anthony’s College, Brunei Darussalam) at rest with Jesus. Son of the late Anthony Joseph and Anna Fernando, beloved husband of Therese Josaphat, loving father of Vyjanthi, Gerard, Agatha and Annabel, father-in-law of Ranjith, Charu, Rohan and Desmond, grandfather of Divina, Natashcha, Shari, Fiona, Natalie, Benjamin, Christopher and Evangeline, brother of the late Lily, the late Mabel, the late Cyril, the late Marcus, Mary, late Peter, late Paul, Joseph, Flory and Benedict. Cortege leaves residence 26 A, Church Road, Nayakakanda at 3.30 p.m. on 20th February 2015 for burial at Nayakakanda Cemetery. 027107

GOONESEKERA – RACHEL. Beloved wife of late Lucien Goonesekera, loving mother of Ravi and Romayne, mother-in-law of Lilanthi and Srilal Nanayakkara, grandmother of Malindra, Lumindra, Shaelan & Shemal, great grandmother of Neyshia and Raiden. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 21st February at 3.00 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). 027770

GOONEWARDENE ANIL DAHAMAN – The peaceful death on the 10th of February is announced of Anil Goonewardene in London. Beloved husband of Sunethra (nee Wickremesooriya), father of Chula, Manoj & Rahal, brother of Mohini Silva, Sunil, Sharmini de Silva & Keerthilal, brother-in-law of the late Dr. D.V.H. Silva, Keerthi de Silva, Priya, Jagath, Hemmanath, Wimalanath Wickremesooriya & Ratna de Silva. The cremation will take place at the St. Marylebone Crematorium, East End Road, London, N2 ORZ on Friday the 20th instant. Condolences could be sent to sasg@btinternet.com or wimalanath@dwesrilanka.com 027913

JENIFFER ALEXANDER – Beloved wife of Maxie, loving mother of Eliza, Shadia, son-in-law of Spencer & Angelo, grandchildren of Denver, Darren, Shauna & Cale, daughter of late Ottley & Lorna Perera, sister of Darrel, Russel, Desiree, Sylvester, Michael, Evan and late Louie. Remains lie at Raymond’s Parlour, Mahabage. Burial on Sat. 21st Feb 2015 at St. Peter & Paul Burial Ground, Ragama at 4.00 p.m. 027577

P. EWALD L.G. FERNANDO (retired Accountant – CTB) of 105, Main Street, Kochchikade. Beloved husband of late Dulcie Fernando, father of Dushanthi and Dilrukshi (Attorney-at-law – Marawila), father-in-law of Baladeva Samarasinghe (former Director General of Meteorology) and Ajith Fernando (Business), grandfather of Tilia, Sonali and Rehana, expired. Cortege leaves No. 71, Pallansena for burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Pallansena at 3.30 p.m. on 20 February 2015. 026558.

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Obituaries: February 19 (Thur)

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Obituaries: February 19 (Thur)

Posted on 18 February 2015 by TSL

DE SILVA – C.J.A. SUNIL – Beloved son of the late Sigma and Regina De Silva, beloved husband of Damayanthi (nee Coorey), loving father of Dilunika Tejwani and Surantha De Silva, father-in-law of Pawan Tejwani and Thilini De Silva, grandfather of Nirekh and Kvahn Tejwani. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 2.00 p.m. on Thursday 19th February, 2014. Burial at St. Francis Xavier Church Cemetery Halpe, Katana at 4.30 p.m. 026591

FERNANDO – B.E.S. (BERTRAM) (Retired Air-Commodore, Sri Lanka Air-Force) – Husband of the late Clarice, brother of Oliver (C.C.S.), Malani and the late Irangani, passed away. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia. Cortege leaves Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 19th February for Cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. (No flowers by request). 026240

KURERA – MICHEAL PIYADASA – Beloved husband of Josephine, loving father of Lorna, Dheera, Channa, Nimini and Pragathisheeli, father-in-law of Rohan Ashoka, Chathurika, Kithsiri and Sumith, expired. Burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Gonawila, Dankotuwa at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 19th February. 026231

PERERA – MICHAEL NIHAL – (Formerly RDA Ratmalana). Dearly beloved husband of Vera Anne, son of the late Mr & Mrs M.E. Perera of Kurunegala, brother of Christo, Monica, Rita, Cyril and Marie, son-in-law of the late Mr and Mrs L.C.F. Cabraal. Cortege leves residence 113/1, Pirivena Road, Mount Lavinia on Thursday 19th for Burial at 4.30 p.m. at General Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia (RC Section). 026625

P. EWALD L.G. FERNANDO (retired Accountant – CTB) of 105, Main Street, Kochchikade. Beloved husband of late Dulcie Fernando, father of Dushanthi and Dilrukshi (Attorney-at-law – Marawila), father-in-law of Baladeva Samarasinghe (former Director General of Meteorology) and Ajith Fernando (Business), grandfather of Tilia, Sonali and Rehana, expired. Cortege leaves No. 71, Pallansena for burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Pallansena at 3.30 p.m. on 20 February 2015. 026558

SAMARASEKARA – SARATH DE ZOYSA Beloved husband of Pushpa Samarasekara (nee Nanayakkara), loving son of late Mr & Mrs. Oliver De Zoysa, loving son-in-law of Mr & Mrs Nanayakkara, brother of Chandra late Siripala, Chithra, Shirani, Lakshman (Australia) & Kingsley, brother-in-law of Anura & Kapila (Australia) Sandya (New Zealand). Cortege leaves residence on 19th February at 3.00 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Kalutara North. No. 32/29, Kumarathunga Mw, Kalutara North. 026109.

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Obituaries: February 18 (Wed)

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Obituaries: February 18 (Wed)

Posted on 17 February 2015 by TSL

DE SILVA – BANDULA (Former Secretary Criminal Justice Commission, Director Small Industries, State Secretary Ministry of Rural Industrial Development and Secretary – Sri Lanka Cricket), beloved husband of Charmaine, loving father of Michael, Suren and Sohan, father-in-law of Surani and Rashmini, loving grandfather of Jannik, Sheranya and Tehanee. Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte (Crematorium) at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 February. Cortege leaves residence, 25/2, Gunasekera Gardens, Nawala, at 3.30 p.m. 025798

DE SILVA – C J A SUNIL – Beloved son of late Sigma and Regina de Silva, beloved husband of Damayanthi (nee Coorey), loving father of Dilunika Tejwani and Surantha de Silva, father-in-law of Pawan Tejwani and Thilini de Silva, grandfather of Nirekh and Kvahn Tejwani. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Parlour from 11a.m. on 18th February. Burial at Halpe Katana at 4 p.m. on 19th February. 026149

GEORGE MERCY RATNAM Wife of late Ponniah Ernest George, mother of Violet, Julia, John (Raja) and Mary (Rani), mother-in-law of Desmond Dharmarajah, late Wilson Samuel, Chrishtina Abraham Chelliah loving grandmother of Darrel, Dalrene, Russel Sherine, Merlyn, Ronald and Ruth, expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on 18th February at 3 p.m. for Burial at Christ Church Kotte at 4 p.m. 025977

HETTIARACHCHI – NANDASEELA – Beloved husband of Sumithra, loving father of Gayan and Mahesh, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cremation at Borella Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Wednesday 18th, February 2015. 026147

MANUKULASOORIYA – BERTHA – Beloved wife of the late Rev. Benson Manukulasooriya, loving mother of Janaki (St. Clare’s Wellawatta), Jayalal (late), Rohan (Airport and Aviation) and Kumudini, mother-in-law of Illangasiri, Kamani (Magpek), Mihiri (Deaf School) and Nishantha (George Steuarts). Cortege leaves 28A, Charles Place, Rawathawatta, Moratuwa on Wednesday 18th February at 4.00 p.m. for Service at Methodist Church Moratumulla at 4.30 p.m. and Burial at Church Cemetery. 025802

PERERA – ASHAN RENUKE (formerly of Sri Lankan Air Lines Dubai) Beloved husband of Tamara, precious father of Aaron (OKI Wattala) and Airianne (Lyceum Wattala), loving son of Lalitha and (the late Ranjit Perera) son-in-law of Mark and Ingrid De Silva, brother-in-law of Tony and Phaedra Bertus and Rhonda, uncle of Christina, Lallyn, Lavinia, Natara, Romello, Maryanne and Mark Anthony grandson of the late Godwin and Levana Dias Bandaranayake expired. Cortege leaves residence 98, Hansagiri Road Gampaha at 2 p.m. for Service at St John The Baptist Church Gampaha and Cremation at the Kasagahawatte Cemetery Gampaha on Wednesday February 18th at 4 p.m. 025743

SAMARASEKARA – SARATH DE ZOYSA Beloved husband of Pushpa Samarasekara (nee Nanayakkara), loving son of late Mr & Mrs. Oliver De Zoysa, loving son-in-law of Mr & Mrs Nanayakkara, brother of Chandra late Siripala, Chithra, Shirani, Lakshman (Australia) & Kingsley, brother-in-law of Anura & Kapila (Australia) Sandya (New Zealand). Cortege leaves residence on 19th February at 3.00 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Kalutara North. No. 32/29, Kumarathunga Mw, Kalutara North. 026109

Warushavitharane – Vajira Ranjanie Mrs. – Beloved wife of late Norten De Silva, loving mother of Priyandanie Panditha (U.S.A.), Amitha Damayanthi De Silva (Agriculture Insurance Board), mother-in-law of Sanja Dammi Panditha (U.S.A.), Prasanna Perera (Navigator Shipping), loving sister of late Dayananda, Ashoka, Jagath (U.K.), Badra (Canada), Priyani (Australia) and Lalana (U.K.), sister-in-law of Neil Soysa (Australia), late Mahinda De Fonseka, D.C.Nanda Weerasooriya, Shanthi, Kumudini and Kumari. Cortege leaves residence No.19, Sri Saranankara Road, Dehiwala at 3pm on Thursday 19th for burial at 4pm Kohuwala cemetery. 026060

WIJESINGHE – JOHN SHIRLEY (Retd. Station Master) Husband of late Helan, father of Nihal Monica Chithralekha, Ranjani Indralal, Merril, Sandya, Priyanka Namali and Ravi brother of late Rex and Sitha. Cortege leaves residence 176, Vijayarajadahana, Meerigama at 3 p.m. on the 18th for Burial at Indiparape. 025953.

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Obituaries: February 17 (Tuesday)

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Obituaries: February 17 (Tuesday)

Posted on 17 February 2015 by TSL

DE SILVA, BANDULA (Former Secretary Criminal Justice Commission, Director Small Industries, State Secretary Ministry of Rural Industrial Development and Secretary – Sri Lanka Cricket), beloved husband of Charmaine, loving father of Michael, Suren and Sohan, father-in-law of Surani and Rashmini, loving grandfather of Jannik, Sheranya and Tehanee. Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte (Crematorium) at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 February. Cortege leaves residence, 25/2, Gunasekera Gardens, Nawala, at 3.30 p.m. 025798

GERREYN NORMAN – Beloved son of the late Noel & Brenda Gerreyn, everloving husband of Jean, much loved father & father-in-law of Liz & Olga, Sharon & Jeremy, Geoff & Susan, Mark & Sharon, Gail & Malinda, darling papa of Onnella, Nigel, Jake (DJ), Dylon, Cassie, Nicolie, Joshua, Dwaine, Maneth, Jordina & Melisha, beloved brother & brother-in-law of Pam & Andy Jobsz, Andrew & Jenny, Arlene & Royce Fernandopulle, Paul & Claudette (Australia), the late Barbara, Lulu & Reggie Nathanials, and of Orril & the late Mahinda Gallearachchi. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Parlour from 9 a.m. onwards 16th February. Service at 4 p.m. on 17th February. Cortege leaves Parlour at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Roman Catholic Section. 025804

GERREYN NORMAN – Everloving husband of Jean, darling Dada of Liz & Olga, Sharon & Jeremy, Geoff & Susan, Mark & Sharon, Gail & Malinda, son of the late Noel & Brenda Gerreyn, darling papa of Onnella, Nigel, Jake (DJ), Dylon, Cassie, Nicolie, Joshua, Dwaine, Maneth, Jordina & Melisha, beloved brother of Pam, Arlene, Andrew, Paul, the late Barbara and of Lulu & Orril. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds’ Parlour from 9 a.m. on 16th February. Service at 4 p.m. on 17th February. Cortege leaves Parlour at 4.30 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatta, Roman Catholic Section. 025797

KARUNARATNE – E.A. SUMANAWATHIE – (Retired Teacher), beloved wife of the late S.H.P. Karunaratne (Mathammana Mudalali, Minuwangoda), beloved mother of Rev. Minuwangoda Dharmadeepa, Hector Dharmasiri (Rtd. DIG), Dr Gamini Karunaratne (Scotland), Prof. Parakrama Karunaratne (University of Peradeniya), loving mother-in-law of Sheela, Shyamali (Airlanka), Malkanthi (Scotland) and Sudharma, expired. Cortege leaves residence No.116/D, Temple Rd., Heerassagala, Pilimathalawa at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 17th February 2015 for Cremation at Arambegama, Pilimathalawa Crematorium. 025732

MANUKULASOORIYA BERTHA – Beloved wife of the late Rev. Benson Manukunasooriya, loving mother of Janaki (St. Clare’s Wellawatta), Jayalal (late), Rohan (Airport and Aviation) and Kumudini, mother-in-law of Illangasiri, Kamani (Magpek), Mihiri (Deaf School) and Nishantha (George Steuarts). Cortege leaves 28A, Charles Place, Rawathawatta, Moratuwa on Wednesday 18th February at 4.00 p.m. for Service at Methodist Church Moratumulla at 4.30 p.m. and Burial at Church Cemetery. 025802

MR C. – ASSIRIYAGE – Beloved husband of Nirmalie, loving father of Nadeeshani, Nuwan, Rashmi and Hasini, loving father-in-law of Rohan, passed away. Cortege leaves residence, 130/2, S. De S. Jayasinghe Mawatha, Nugegoda, on 18.02.2015 at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery at 4 p.m. 025741

PERERA – ASHAN RENUKE (formerly of Sri Lankan Air Lines Dubai) Beloved husband of Tamara, precious father of Aaron (OKI Wattala) and Airianne (Lyceum Wattala), loving son of Lalitha and (the late Ranjit Perera) son-in-law of Mark and Ingrid De Silva, brother-in-law of Tony and Phaedra Bertus and Rhonda, uncle of Christina, Lallyn, Lavinia, Natara, Romello, Maryanne and Mark Anthony grandson of the late Godwin and Levana Dias Bandaranayake expired. Cortege leaves residence 98, Hansagiri Road Gampaha at 2 p.m. for Service at St John The Baptist Church Gampaha and Cremation at the Kasagahawatte Cemetery Gampaha on Wednesday February 18th at 4 p.m. 025743

PERERA – MRS. MALKANTHI IRENE (formerly of Lake House) Beloved wife of the late Nimal Palitha Perera (formerly of Ceylon Tobacco and Aitken Spence Printing), precious mother of Subith Perera of Asia Securities, loving mother-in-law of Menu, Sister of Janaka, sister-in-law of Veronica, expired. Her Remains will be laid to rest on Thursday the 17th at 4.00 p.m. at Kohuwala.

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Obituaries: February 14 (Sat)

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Obituaries: February 14 (Sat)

Posted on 14 February 2015 by TSL

BASTIAMPILLAI – MRS VICTORINE (BABO). Beloved wife of the late A.T. Bastiampillai, precious mother of Rani (Australia), Donald (Canada), Indrani, Constantine (Attorney-at-Law), Selvi (Canada), Godfrey (Canada), Milroy (Canada), Valentine (Canada), Shirley (USA) and Jeya, beloved mother-in-law of George Rajadurai (Australia), Hyacinth (Canada), the late Dr R.S. John, Vintha, Reginald Varuna (Canada), Christine (Canada), Gowri (Canada), Yasmin (Canada) and Chandrashekar (Dundy Traders), darling grandmother of Brian and Dilini, Anusha and Dilen, Sean, Shane, Denver, Rohan and Fiona, Roshita and Rajeev, the late Roshani, Deshan and Priya, Dinusha, Clinton and Janine, Tina and Kris, Gavin and Giri, Trevin, Damien, Ashan, Aaron and Karoline, Ashley, Alicia, Ashwin, Shatheep, Dilon, Darian, Randhy and Danika, beloved great-grandmother of Bradley, Kevin, Calvin, Shevon, Avril, Jonathan, Jayden, Alvin and Jayvin, expired. Cortege leaves No. 170, Aweriwatte Road, Wattala at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 15th February 2015 for burial at St. Anne’s, Wattala Cemetery. 025137

DEHERAGODA KUMARIHAMI – INDRANI (nee Dodanwala), beloved wife of the late Issac Hector Deheragoda (Food Department), darling mother of Dr Rohan (UK), Srinath (Retired Chief Inspector of Police & Ceylinco Life Co.), Prof. Krishan (University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Chairman Colombo Land & Development Co. PLC), the late Sanath (Managing Director Ansan Travels), Priyantha (Landed Proprietor), Jaliya (Managing Director Shineway Travels (Pvt) Ltd.), Mahesh (Managing Director Weightronics & Levin Engineering (Pvt) Ltd.), Mohan (Australia), beloved mother-in-law of Dr Kaushalya (UK), Mangalika, Kokila, Andriya, Kalyani, Kanthi, Dishani and Rasika (Australia), darling grandmother of Dr Maesha (UK), Sonali (UK), Maheshika, Anushika (Australia), Ramesha (Australia), Pavithra, Eshini, Nilusha, Piyum, Erandi, Nilakshika (Australia), Sandeepa (Australia), Devanga, Kavindi, Maheli and Jaden (Australia). Remains lie at Deheragoda Aluth Wallauwa, Ellawala, Eheliyagoda. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. for Cremation at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 14th February 2015 at the family burial grounds, Ellawala. 021717

RODRIGO HETTIARACHCHIGE ANTHONY JOSEPH dearly beloved husband of late Rachel Winifred nee Walles, dearly beloved father of Sandra, father-in-law of Gamini Bandaranayake most beloved grandfather (Joe Papa) of Ranil, Shane, Michael, grandfather-in-law of Shalini, son of late Manuel and Grace Rodrigo, dearly beloved brother of Cecie, late Fr. Francis OMI, Ernest, Stella, Flo, Noeline, Margie, Reginald, Matilda and Christie passed away peacefully into his new eternal life on 12 February 2015. A celebration of his life will be held at Pope John XX111 English parish Geneva, Switzerland on Monday 16th February at 12.30 p.m. 6 Route de Begnins 1196 Gland, Switzerland. 024436

UDAWATTAGE DON ARIYARATNE of 266/4, Koswatta, Thalangama North, Battaramulla (retired teacher of Batapotha Secondary School), beloved husband of Damayanthi Nakkawita (Notary Public), father of Pamodha Barathi (Australia), brother of Thilakaratne (Ruwanwella) expired. Remains lie at Mahinda Panagoda Funeral Parlour, No. 400D, New Kandy Road, Thalangama. Cortege leaves funeral parlour for Cremation at Thalahena Cemetery on Sunday 15th February 2015 at 4.00 p.m. 024884

WIJESINGHE – NIRMALI (nee Perera – Acho Kurunegala). Daughter of the late John Shelton Perera and the late Noreen Perera, beloved wife of Henry, ex Irrigation, presently at Colonial Group, mother of Lankika and Florence (Brandix), grandmother of Adiha, loving sister of Susantha, Surangani, Ranjith, Bernedette, the late Diana, Lakshman, Asantha, Savithri, (Australia), Upali and Dushanthi, expired. Cortege leaves Raymonds Funeral Parlour, Mahabage, Welisara for burial at Nagoda Roman Catholic Cemetery at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 14th February. 022290 –

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Obituaries: February 13 (Friday)

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Obituaries: February 13 (Friday)

Posted on 12 February 2015 by TSL

ABEYSUNDARA AMARA (Nee Nikatenna). Retired teacher St.Anthonys Convent, Katugastota and Hillwood College, Kandy. Beloved wife of D.H.B.Abeysundara (Licd. Surveyor), loving mother of Irangika and Ushada, much loved mother-in-law of Ishanka, passed away peacefully on 11th February 2015. Cortage leaves residence No 513, Senarathgama, Katugastota on 13th for cremation at Mahaiyawa at 18.30 Hrs. 022475

ALOYSIUS – JOSEPH (JOE). Called to Jesus 11th February. Precious husband of Bernadette, loving father of John, Julie, Jeremy, Rajeev and Joanne, father-in-law of Sonali, Nadishka and Shamindra, adored grandpa of Toran and Jessica, brother of the late Cyril & Mavis, Lucy & the late Albert, the late Mangalam & the late Anton, the late Pushpam & the late Emil, Dennis & Chrissie, the late Hubert & Carol and the late Peter & Lorna. Cortege leaves residence 8, Maitland Crescent, Colombo 7, Friday 13th February at 3.30 p.m. burial at General Cemetery Kanatte at 4 p.m. RC Section. 023206

AMARASINGHE – NANDASENA (NANDEE) of No.90, Pichchamalwatta, Gurudeniya, Kandy, (former Director of the Department of Agriculture). Husband of Padmini, beloved father of Thushara (AIA Insurance), Gayani (Gateway College), father-in-law of Lakmini (Bishop’s College), Indika (Rocell), grandfather of Isira, Thenura and Vismini, passed away. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cortege leaves the parlour for cremation at Borella Cemetery on the 14th February 2015 at 3.30 p.m. 022969

DEHERAGODA KUMARIHAMI – INDRANI (nee Dodanwala), beloved wife of the late Issac Hector Deheragoda (Food Department), darling mother of Dr Rohan (UK), Srinath (Retired Chief Inspector of Police & Ceylinco Life Co.), Prof. Krishan (University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Chairman Colombo Land & Development Co. PLC), the late Sanath (Managing Director Ansan Travels), Priyantha (Landed Proprietor), Jaliya (Managing Director Shineway Travels (Pvt) Ltd.), Mahesh (Managing Director Weightronics & Levin Engineering (Pvt) Ltd.), Mohan (Australia), beloved mother-in-law of Dr Kaushalya (UK), Mangalika, Kokila, Andriya, Kalyani, Kanthi, Dishani and Rasika (Australia), darling grandmother of Dr Maesha (UK), Sonali (UK), Maheshika, Anushika (Australia), Ramesha (Australia), Pavithra, Eshini, Nilusha, Piyum, Erandi, Nilakshika (Australia), Sandeepa (Australia), Devanga, Kavindi, Maheli and Jaden (Australia). Remains lie at Deheragoda Aluth Wallauwa, Ellawala, Eheliyagoda. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. for Cremation at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 14th February 2015 at the family burial grounds, Ellawala. 021717

FERNANDO – DENZIL (formerly Richard Peiris & Co.) Beloved husband of the late Kusuma Fernando, father of Rohita Fernando (Kingsbury Hotel / formerly Cinnamon Grand), father-in-law of Roshini Fernando (Sri Lankan Airlines), grandfather of Roshana (NTB), Chamila (NTB), Roveesha (KPMG) and Roshaai (St. Thomas’ College), expired at the age of 88. Remains lie at No. 4/3, Medananda Mawatha, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on 14th February 2015. Funeral Service at St. Matthias Church, Laxapathiya and burial at the Church Cemetery, Angulana. 023846

GARNIER – All that is mortal of JOHN WILLIAM MARCELLUS (Jem), (formerly of Lake House), beloved husband of late Carol, loving father of Romayne and Rebecca, father-in-law of Mark Perera, loving grandfather of Nadine Samerwickreme, darling papa of Saaj and Jace, brother of the late Isabel, Myrtle, Thelma, Gladys, Gladwyn, Eardley and of Jean, was laid to rest on Wednesday 4th February 2015 at the General Cemetery, Kanatte. 61, St. Ritas Road, Mount Lavinia. 020874

KATHIRGAMATAMBY – VISHVALAL RAVINDRA. At rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Darshini, loving father of Shevan, son of the late Dr & Mrs Visvanathan Kathirgamatamby, son-in-law of the late Mr & Mrs Q.M. Lokuge, passed away peacefully on January 31st, 2015. A private funeral was held on 1st February 2015 in accordance with his wishes. 023242

RAJENDRAN – ANGU Beloved wife of Krish Rajendran (DMS Holdings Ltd), loving mother of Vishnu, Vinayak and Vikram, mother-in-law of Vidya, daughter of Ranjini Murugan and the late AVM Murugan, sister of Karthik, Lata and of the late Raji, daughter-in-law of Parameshwari and the late S. Krishnaswamy. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Friday 13th February for cremation at 5.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Borella. 81/4, Rosmead Place, Colombo 7. 023244

WIJESINGHE – NIRMALI (nee Perera – Acho Kurunegala). Daughter of the late John Shelton Perera and the late Noreen Perera, beloved wife of Henry, ex Irrigation, presently at Colonial Group, mother of Lankika and Florence (Brandix), grandmother of Adiha, loving sister of Susantha, Surangani, Ranjith, Bernedette, the late Diana, Lakshman, Asantha, Savithri, (Australia), Upali and Dushanthi, expired. Cortege leaves Raymonds Funeral Parlour, Mahabage, Welisara for burial at Nagoda Roman Catholic Cemetery at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 14th February. 022290.

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Posted on 12 February 2015 by TSL

CRONER – EDNA RITA (nee DELPECHITRA), passed away on the 10th of February 2015. Beloved mother of Errol (wife, Hilary), Tyrone, Sandra (Australia), Aloma (husband Joseph), Hawaii and Tania (husband Marino), precious grandmother of Peter, Sarah, Anushan, the late Thushan, Sacha, Shehan, Shawn (Australia), Ethan (Hawaii), Deshika & Seshadri, treasured great grandmother of Charlie, Zara, Lucas, Chase, Isaac, Oliver, Lauren, P.J. (Australia) and Liam, beloved sister of Clement and Stanley, and the late Peter, Chetwynd, Edward, Nihal, Mary, Anton and Elizabeth. Cortege leaves her residence at 21/33, Maradana Road, Hendala on Thursday 12th February at 2.45 p.m. for Burial at Nayakakanda Cemetery, Hendala. 022103

DEHERAGODA KUMARIHAMI – INDRANI (nee Dodanwala), beloved wife of the late Issac Hector Deheragoda (Food Department), darling mother of Dr Rohan (UK), Srinath (Retired Chief Inspector of Police & Ceylinco Life Co.), Prof. Krishan (University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Chairman Colombo Land & Development Co. PLC), the late Sanath (Managing Director Ansan Travels), Priyantha (Landed Proprietor), Jaliya (Managing Director Shineway Travels (Pvt) Ltd.), Mahesh (Managing Director Weightronics & Levin Engineering (Pvt) Ltd.), Mohan (Australia), beloved mother-in-law of Dr Kaushalya (UK), Mangalika, Kokila, Andriya, Kalyani, Kanthi, Dishani and Rasika (Australia), darling grandmother of Dr Maesha (UK), Sonali (UK), Maheshika, Anushika (Australia), Ramesha (Australia), Pavithra, Eshini, Nilusha, Piyum, Erandi, Nilakshika (Australia), Sandeepa (Australia), Devanga, Kavindi, Maheli and Jaden (Australia). Remains lie at Deheragoda Aluth Wallauwa, Ellawala, Eheliyagoda. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. for Cremation at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 14th February 2015 at the family burial grounds, Ellawala. 021717

LIYANASURIYA SIRI (Surveyor & Court Commissioner). Beloved husband of the late Dottie, precious father of Garuth, beloved father-in-law of Iyoni and grandfather of Gayandri, expired. Cortege leaves the residence at 1.30 p.m. on Thursday 12th February for Cremation at General cemetery, Kanatta at 2.00 p.m. 158/2, Castle Street, Borella, Colombo 8. 022139

PEMASIRI – K.A. – Former General Manager of Sri Lanka Railways, loving husband of Violet Tissera, loving father of Kusal (Sydney), Ranga (Deshika Group of Companies), Chethana (District General Hospital, Negombo), loving father-in-law of Anuradhi (Sydney), Dilina (Ernst & Young), Kanchana (Tass – Negombo), loving grandfather of Alicia (Sydney), expired. Funeral will be on 12th February at 3.00 p.m. at Batuwatta Crematorium. 413, Nagas Pedesa, Niwandama, Ja-Ela. 021729

PERERA – MR. S.L.H. LESLIE (Retired Registrar General) passed away on 24th January 2015. Beloved husband of Pearl, loving father of Lynette and the late Sydney, father-in-law of Lalith, grandfather of Lalindra, Nilusha & Sachindra. His mortal remains were interred according to his wishes on 25th January 2015. No.102, De Mel Road, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa. 022084

In Memoriam

NANAYAKKARA. In treasured memory of Dr. K.J. Nanayakkara, Consultant Physician died 7th February 2001 and Dr. (Mrs.) J.C. Nanayakkara, Consultant Paediatrician died 12th February 2007. “Wonderful to think about but so hard to be without”. Fondly remembered by daughter Sita and family members. 25/27, Kalinga Mawatha, Colombo 05. 015060

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