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Obituaries: April 11 (Sat)

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Obituaries: April 11 (Sat)

Posted on 10 April 2015 by TSL

FERNANDOPULLE – DR (MRS) BARBARA – Dearly beloved wife of the late Vincent Fernandopulle, loving mother of Ian (USA), Royle (USA), Neil (Canada) and Deidre, mother-in-law of Gayathri (Canada) and Hilary (Etihad), much loved grandmother of Melissa, Vajra, Cheyth, Michael and Annabelle, sister of Ray Faber, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m. on Thursday 9th April. Cortege leaves the parlour after service at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 11th April for burial at the General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 28/11, Devananda Road, Navinna, Maharagama. 054287

JAYASINGHE – WINIFREDA JULIET (nee WANIGASEKARA) Beloved wife of Stephen Jayasinghe mother of Shantha (Air Lanka Aviation), Dilari & Sherine mother-in-law of Manel, sister of late Rev. Fr. Tudor Wanigasekara, late Berti, Rufes, late Beeta, expired on 9th April 2015. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. today. 543G, Janapada Mw, Daluwakotuwa, Kochchikade, Negombo. 055599

MUDALIGE – ANNETTE GOONATHILAKA (Retired English Teacher). Beloved wife of late Ignatius Charles, loving mother of Rabindranath (Doha Bank, Qatar) and Chaminda Charles, mother-in-law of Sudakshi (formerly Seylan Bank) and Gaya, loving grandmother of Ruwanthi (St. Bridget’s Convent / University of Toronto, Canada), sister of Nita, Malani and late Anton, Beatrice, Ronald, was called to rest with Jesus. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday, 11th April at 4 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Roman Catholic Section. 1636/5, Kotte Road, Rajagiriya. Tel. 0112862243 / 0773717154. 054576

WILSON – STEPHANIE MARGURITE – Beloved wife of the late Christie Joseph, loving mother of Steve (Abans Logistics), Coreen (Mosvold Group), Craig (Aristons), Suzette (Keells Hotel Management Services Ltd.), mother-in-law of Bernadette, Gladwyn Ramanaden, Rebecca and Kennedy Michael (DFCC Group), darling nana of Shaline, Shevon, Sandrine, Kirk, Janine, Shenade and Janice, granna of Kyra and Sienna. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Parlour. Cortege leaves at 4 p.m. 11th April for burial at Jawatte Cemetery R C Section. 055990

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Obituaries: March 25 (Wed)

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Obituaries: March 25 (Wed)

Posted on 24 March 2015 by TSL

AMERASINGHE – HUGH (Formerly Unilevers) At Rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of the late Ruby (Formerly Unilevers) and everloving father of Fiona (Mas Innovation), son of the late Mr & Mrs J.T. Amerasinghe of Kegalle. Mortal remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour Borella. Service on Wednesday 25th March at 3.30 p.m. followed by Burial at General Cemetery Borella (Anglican Section) at 4.15 p.m. 047161

DHARMASENA – PADMINI. Dearly beloved wife of late Capt. Terrence Dharmasena (Airport Manager / Chief Air Traffic Controller). Mother of Shirani, Gayani, Darel (Air Arabia) Tyrone (Soft Logic) and Taniya, mother-in-law of Sanjeevi (People’s Leasing), Manik and Roshan. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour Mount Lavinia. Cremation at Mt Lavinia Cemetery on Wednesday at 5.00 p.m. 046946

GUNAWARDENA – MANILAL – Beloved husband of Myrtle, loving father of Sharma, Nilmini, Pamela and Ayesha, father-in-law of Nihal De Silva, Bernard Perera, Narendran, Ruwan Alwis, son of the late Dr Bandula Sena Gunawardena and Seela Manakulasooriya, brother of Janaki, Chitrangani, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Parlour until 1 p.m. on 25th March 2015. 047164

HALANGODA – SARATH. Retired Senior Superintendent of Police. Beloved husband of Srima Halangoda, son of late T.A.B. Halangoda and late Perlina Eramudugolla, loving brother of Iranganie and late Leslie Halangoda, brother-in-law of Ranjith Lecamwasam and Shayamalie Halangoda, uncle of Lakshani and Sudantha Senanayake, Dilakshi and Samitha Harischandra, expired. The funeral procession will leave the residence at 02.00 p.m. for cremation at Weragama Cemetery at 04.00 p.m. on 25th March, 2015. Halangoda Walawwa, Udupihilla, Matale. 046568

PUNCHIHEWA – MABEL VENETIA (MERCY) nee ARSECULARATNE, was called to Rest. Wife of the late Terrance Punchihewa, mother of Lasantha, Suritha, Sudharma, Sunethra, Subadra and Dushantha, mother-in-law of Nimmi, Virahan Silva, Asoka Tilakawardane, the late Nimalka Walpitage and of Pradeep Bopearchchi & Chandani, sister of Joseph (Francis), Arsecularatne and the late Felix and Lucien. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 25th March at 4.30 p.m. for Service and Burial thereafter at St. Thomas’s Church, Kotte. No. 41/12, 1st Cross Street, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 046715

SENEVIRATNE – DOREEN PEARL LAKSHMI (Former English Teacher, C.W.W. Kannangara Madya Maha Vidyalaya, Mathugama.) Wife of the late Mr D.B.J. Seneviratne, loving mother of Gamini, Malkanthi, Suwineetha, Nanda and Ruwan, mother-in-law of Indra, Nihal, Sunil, Anoma and Shyamalee, passed away. Cortege leaves residence 6, Galabadayawatte Road, Mathugama at 3.30 p.m. on 25th Wednesday for Cremation at Mathugama Crematorium (4 p.m.). 046681

SENEVIRATNE – G.A. SIRINIMAL – Heiyanthuduwa. Beloved husband of Kamala Seneviratne, loving father of Narada, Buddhika & Udeni, loving father-in-law of Deepani, Samanthi & Bandula. Cremation will take place at Nelligahakanatta, Makola on 25th March 2015 at 06.00 p.m. No. 135, Mabima Road, Heiyanthuduwa. Tel No. 0722784844. 046507

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Obituaries: March 21 (Sat)

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Obituaries: March 21 (Sat)

Posted on 20 March 2015 by TSL

FERNANDO – CHRISTOBEL – Beloved wife of the late Walter Fernando (Vincent), loving mother of late Manil and of Ranjit (Ex. Air Lanka), Jude (Ex. HNB), Ramya (Australia), Ajith (Ex. HSBC), Shanthilal (Ex. Ceylinco Insurance) and Ruwani (HNB- CR. Admin.), mother-in-law of late Clarence and of Lalani (Ex. People’s Bank Intl.), Lilani (Ex. HNB), Richard (Australia), Bernadine (Ex. Telecom) and Anomi (Ex. Pelwatta Sugar Co.), expired. Cortege leaves residence 5/12 A, Watson Pieris Mawatha, Moratuwa at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 21st March 2015 for burial at St. Joseph’s Church, Uyana, Moratuwa. 043666

KULANTHAIVELU – RAJAGOPAL – Husband of Nantheswary; beloved son of late Kulanthaivelu and late Sellammah; loving father of Aumpiragash, Gayathiri, Wijeyarajacholan and Nathira Krishna; father-in-law of Karthikah and Magdalena; precious brother of late Parameswary, late Rajendram, late Paramsothi, late Kamaladevi, Rajeswary and Yogambihai; expired on 18.03.2015. Remains lie at his residence M-15, Bambalapitiya Flats, Colombo – 04 on 21st and funeral ceremony will take place on 22.3.2015 at 10.00 a.m. Cremation at Borella Hindu Cemetery at 1 p.m. Contact 0771611802, 0779188792, 0776801927. 046225

KURUKULASURIYA – ANNE Beloved wife of late Stanley Kurukulasuriya, precioius mother of Anusha and Anton, mother-in-law of Laksiri and Geethani, grandmother of Adrian, Krishan and Dilshi, expired. Cortege leaves residence 55, Kimbulapitiya Rd, Negombo (at Thelwatta Junction) at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 21st March 2015 for burial at St. Joseph Church, Negombo. 045520

PHILIP – FRANCIS (RAJ) – passed away peacefully in Welland on March 10th 2015. Beloved husband of Shanthi, everloving father of Nirushan (Chantal) and Nimesha, much adored “Daddo” (Grandpa) of Veronica, Noah and Jayden, treasured son of the late Aloy and Marcella Philip and son-in-law of late J.P. and Cynthia Fernandopulle, precious brother of Moira Pakiyanayagam (James), Indri Swamipillai (the late Anton) and of late Thilak (Laleetha), Francis retired from Linhaven Home in St. Catharines where he worked as a Stationary Engineer. He will be deeply missed by his many nieces, nephews, numerous relatives and friends, both in Canada and in Sri Lanka. At his wishes Cremation was taken place. A Memorial mass will be celebrated at St. Kevin’s Church, Welland, Canada at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2015. A private interment of his ashes will take place at a later date. 043083

RAJARATNE – RITA PREMALATHA (Dotty) nee DE SILVA. Dearly beloved wife of the late W. Don Henry Wilfred, loving mother of Mahes (Bandula), Nelun Savithri, Prasanna, Nimmi, Amitha, Shoba (Indira), and Rohitha, loving mother-in-law of Harshanie, late Dan Wickrema, Devika (Angela), Palitha (Rohan), Asoka, Sesha, loving grandmother of Shaminda, Charith, Udana, Eranga, Heshan, Samalka, Rumal, Channa, Senura, Lakna, Radini, Suveen, Ashley and Clyde, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 27, Wariyapola Sri Sumangala Mawatha, Asgiriya, Kandy at 5.30 p.m. for Cremation at Mahaiyawa General Cemetery at 6.30 p.m. on Sunday, 22nd March 2015. No flowers by request. 046397

S.T.R. GUNADASA – RANJITH Rtd. Civil Engineer of State Engineering Corporation and Project Manager of Sri Lanka Maha Viharaya – Lumbini. Dear beloved husband of Sujatha, loving father of Shalmini and Shawanthi, father-in-law of Dr Kaushadh Jayakody (NHS – UK) loving grand father of Sayuli and baby Nesuli, expired. Cremation at Dadalla on Saturday 21st at 5pm. No.51, UA Simon De Silva Mawatha, Madapathala, Galle. 044029

SANTHIRASEGARAM – DOCTOR ERAMPOO – (Medical Officer MOH, Kalpitiya) passed away on 19.3.15. He is the eldest son of Dr. Kandiah Erampoo and Mrs. T. Erampoo. He is the loving brother of Doctor E. Rajasegaram, (Consultant Surgeon Kalutara) and Mr. E. Kugasegaram, (RDA Vavuniya). He is the brother-in-law of Dr. Mrs. Kavitha Rajasegaram. His remains will be kept at Jayaratna Parlour, Borella on Saturday and Cremation will be on Sunday 22.3.2015 at 12.30 p.m. 046310

WIJAYASINGHE – DELIN PUNCHIHETTI – (Retired Teacher). Beloved wife of late D.A. Wijayasinghe (formerly Thomas Cook Co.), dearest mother of Anushka (Tea Board), Mahesh (Metropolitan Pvt. Ltd.), mother-in-law of Chandana Bandarage (SLBC), Niranjala (H.N.B., Head Office) grandmother of Jalitha, Oneli & Onethi, daughter of late Mr & Mrs. D.E. Punchihetti of Welikala, sister of late Charlotte Gamalath, late Priya Samarasekera, late M.M. Punchihetti and Mrs. Gunawathie Silva, S.S. Punchihetti, Celia Perera, expired. Cremation at Kohuwala Crematorium at 5 p.m. on (Saturday) 21/03/2015. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. 210/3, Pepiliyana, Boralesgamuwa. 044673

WIRASINGHE – MANJULA – Dearly beloved wife of Anil, loving mother of Dr. Varunee & Dr. Dilanee (UK), daughter of late Mr & Mrs. Tudor Subasinghe (Sandalankawa), sister of Chandika, Lalitha, Swarna & Hemantha, expired. Cremation General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella Saturday 21st March at 6.00 p.m. No. 81/11, Kynsey Road, Colombo 8. 046146

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Obituaries: March 20 (Friday)

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Obituaries: March 20 (Friday)

Posted on 19 March 2015 by TSL

S.T.R. GUNADASA – RANJITH Rtd. Civil Engineer of State Engineering Corporation and Project Manager of Sri Lanka Maha Viharaya – Lumbini. Dear beloved husband of Sujatha, loving father of Shalmini and Shawanthi, father-in-law of Dr Kaushadh Jayakody (NHS – UK) loving grand father of Sayuli and baby Nesuli, expired. Cremation at Dadalla on Saturday 21st at 5pm. No.51, UA Simon De Silva Mawatha, Madapathala, Galle. 044029

CANDAPPA – DAISY (nee CASIE CHETTY) – Beloved wife of late Anthony Candappa, precious mother and mother-in-law of Muthurani & Francis Vethanayagam, Dr. Nihal & Rachel, Fatima & Norbert Dass, Mysthree & Amin Suby, Walter & Rosie, affectionate grandma of Niraj, Shanez, Anthony, James, Shamindri, Charini and Andre, adored great grandmother of Arianna, Johann, Shania, Sheraya and Ava. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Friday the 20th of March 2015. After Service at 4.30 p.m. for burial at the General Cemetery Borella. (Roman Catholic Section). 044499

FERNANDO – CHRISTOBEL – Beloved wife of the late Walter Fernando (Vincent), loving mother of late Manil and of Ranjit (Ex. Air Lanka), Jude (Ex. HNB), Ramya (Australia), Ajith (Ex. HSBC), Shanthilal (Ex. Ceylinco Insurance) and Ruwani (HNB- CR. Admin.), mother-in-law of late Clarence and of Lalani (Ex. People’s Bank Intl.), Lilani (Ex. HNB), Richard (Australia), Bernadine (Ex. Telecom) and Anomi (Ex. Pelwatta Sugar Co.), expired. Cortege leaves residence 5/12 A, Watson Pieris Mawatha, Moratuwa at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 21st March 2015 for burial at St. Joseph’s Church, Uyana, Moratuwa. 043666

WIJAYASINGHE – DELIN PUNCHIHETTI – (Retired Teacher). Beloved wife of late D.A. Wijayasinghe (formerly Thomas Cook Co.), dearest mother of Anushka (Tea Board), Mahesh (Metropolitan Pvt. Ltd.), mother-in-law of Chandana Bandarage (SLBC), Niranjala (H.N.B., Head Office) grandmother of Jalitha, Oneli & Onethi, daughter of late Mr & Mrs. D.E. Punchihetti of Welikala, sister of late Charlotte Gamalath, late Priya Samarasekera, late M.M. Punchihetti and Mrs. Gunawathie Silva, S.S. Punchihetti, Celia Perera, expired. Cremation at Kohuwala Crematorium at 5 p.m. on (Saturday) 21/03/2015. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. 210/3, Pepiliyana, Boralesgamuwa. 044673

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Obituaries: March 19 (Thursday)

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Obituaries: March 19 (Thursday)

Posted on 18 March 2015 by TSL

DON HERATH DE SARATH – of 55, Malwatte Road, passed away peacefully on Saturday 14th October 2015. He hails from Matugama and is leaving behind his affectionate wife Violet and 7 children. His wedded life of 63 caring years with the children of late Kalyani de Saram, Mohan de Saram, Saroja Visvanathan (Australia), Rohan de Saram (Kuwait), Lalith de Saram, Anoma Jayasekera, Hemantha de Saram, and Roshani Rajakaruna (Australia). His parental life was also blessed with 4 grandsons being Archunan Visavanathan, Dhananjayan Visvanathan, Binura de Saram, Dinuka de Saram and 5 granddaughters being Thushani Jayasekera, Anjali Visvanathan, Pamodha Jayasekera, Kashmira de Saram and Jithmi de Saram. He was an ex-serviceman of the Royal British Army along with a successful career at the Tea Research Institute in Talawakelle. This was followed by a career with business acumen at Harisson & Crossfield before his retirement. He didn’t shy away with his commitment to the community by being a member of the Sri Lanka Ex-servicemen’s Association and subsequently becoming its Honorary Secretary Mr. De Saram with wealth of knowledge by his reading whose grieving family today and invite you to share the glory of the past at the 7th day ritual at 55, Malwatte Road, Dehiwala. Please RSVP by Friday 20 March on 2727802. 043626

DE ALWIS – ALSACE NORTON (Ex. Ceylon Electricity Board). At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of (the late Loretta Cooray) and of Lalitha, precious father of Ashani & Wasantha Godahewa (P & G Industries), Nilanka (P & G Industries), Shampika and Lanka & Lakmali, loving brother of Lorraiae, Yvonne, late Elsworth and Lucille. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday 19th March 2015 for service at Methodist Church, Uyana and thereafter cremation at General Cemetery, Rawathawatte. No.200/16, Uyana Road, Lunawa, Moratuwa. 043665

FERNANDO – CHRISTOBEL - Beloved wife of the late Walter Fernando (Vincent), loving mother of late Manil and of Ranjit (Ex. Air Lanka), Jude (Ex. HNB), Ramya (Australia), Ajith (Ex. HSBC), Shanthilal (Ex. Ceylinco Insurance) and Ruwani (HNB- CR. Admin.), mother-in-law of late Clarence and of Lalani (Ex. People’s Bank Intl.), Lilani (Ex. HNB), Richard (Australia), Bernadine (Ex. Telecom) and Anomi (Ex. Pelwatta Sugar Co.), expired. Cortege leaves residence 5/12 A, Watson Pieris Mawatha, Moratuwa at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 21st March 2015 for burial at St. Joseph’s Church, Uyana, Moratuwa. 043666

FONSEKA – NALANI (nee KULASURIYA) of Pinwatta, Panadura, passed away and the remains were cremated at the Malabe Cemetery on 18th March, strictly according to her wishes. Informant – Renuka 0777288186. 043400 HEWAVITHARANA – GEELIN – Beloved wife of the late Mr Amaradasa Hewavitharana and beloved mother of Sunil (USA), Nimal (Austria), the late Wije (USA) and Nanda (Gestetner Cey. PLC), mother-in-law of Mala (USA), Nelum (USA), Punya (FPA Sri Lanka), expired. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 19th March 2015 at 3.30 p.m. & Cremation will take place 5.30 p.m. at General Cemetery, Borella. 30/5, Perera Gardens, Pelawatta, Battaramulla. 2787590. Mobile – 0770684323. 043281

RANASINGHE – THERESE MAY (Nee JAYAWARDENA). Dearest wife of the late Johnville Ranasinghe, beloved mother of Odette and Harindra Sivananthan and Kshama and Arjuna Ranawana, much loved sister of the late Ethel Jayawardena, precious Achchi of Shami and Shane Pieris, Shelaani and Harshana and Kimberly Sivananthan and of Anupama, Praveen and Poornima Ranawana. Cortege leaves residence 22/7, Ekwatte Road, Mirihana, Nugegoda at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday, March 19th for Burial at St. Thomas’ Church, Kotte at 4.00 p.m. 043061 VISWAKULA ROHAN ATHULA – Beloved husband of Vishaka, loving father of Chathra and Timasha, brother of late Chulani and of Sriyani, expired. Remains lie at Mahinda Parlour, Mt Lavinia Junction from 9 a.m. on Wednesday (18) and Cremation takes place at 10 a.m. on Thursday (19) at Mt Lavinia Cemetery. 042994

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Obituaries: March 18 (Wed)

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Obituaries: March 18 (Wed)

Posted on 17 March 2015 by TSL

REV. SISTER JANE MARGARET – Dearest sister of St. Margaret’s Convent and the leader of the Scout 37th Colombo, passed away peacefully. Funeral Service will be at 3.00 p.m. at the Convent. Cortege leaves the Convent at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 18th March for Burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte. (Anglican Section). 043068 ADAMS – LORNA – Called to Eternal Rest on 16.03.2015. Beloved daughter of late Lionel and Lena Adams, loving mother of Rathnamali, mother-in-law of Viraj, sister of Vernon (Australia), Maxwell, late Gilbert, Edward, Dodwell, Nicholas (Oman), Noeline and Annie. The remains will be at Rohini Funeral Parlour, Lake Road, Maharagama. Burial will be at Christ the King Church Burial Ground, Pannipitiya on Wednesday 18th March at 4 p.m. 043099

DE SILVA – NAOMI PAULINE (nee SENEWIRATNA) – Most dearly beloved wife of Elmo De Silva (SLAS and formerly Customs), loving mother of Suleka Herath and Sonali Jayasundera (Australia), mother-in-law of Dr Parakrama (Sharm), Herath and Dr Suresh Jayasundera (Australia), darling grandmother of Arthana, Aroshana and Praveena, beloved sister of Padmini Fernando. Cortege leaves residence 18, Mallika Mawatha, off Templars Road, Mount Lavinia at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday the 18th of March for Burial at Galkissa Cemetery. 042657

DE SILVA – ROHAN UPALI – (Austrian Airlines – Vienna). Beloved husband of Kumudini (Austria), loving father of Ravin, son of late S.H. Piyasena De Silva and Linda (deceased), son-in-law of Quintus Fernando and Monica (deceased), brother of Nimal, Sunil (USA), Errol, Yasanthi and Sanath (Austria), Nilanthi and Chandrika (Australia), Priyanthi (deceased) and Sunitha, brother-in-law of Prasantha Fernando and Roshini (Australia), Lakshman Jayasundera, Shive Rajapaksha (Australia), Chandra Jayasinghe (Austria), Francis Raymond (deceased), Lorrani, Cleonie and Niranjala (Austria), Esha (USA) at rest with Jesus. Funeral will be held in Vienna, Austria on 19th March 2015 at 1.00 p.m. Memorial Service held at the Rawatawatta Methodist Church on 14th March 2015. 043050

FERNANDO – PRIYANTHI – Wife of the late Nihill, daughter of the late Dr. Samuel Hubert and Mrs. Phobe Jayewickreme, mother of Sharika, sister of Aruna, sister-in-law of Dr. Hesiri and Ranjini Fernando and Monica, passed away. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour after service at 3.15 p.m. on Wednesday 18th March for Burial at the General Cemetery, Kanatte (Anglican Section) at 4.00 p.m. 043052 FONSEKA – FREDA wife of the late Leslie, loving mother of Savithri and Nimal, Laksheenie and Anura, grandmother of Nilakshi and Rohith, Khoshala and Sudarshana, Ayendri, Rushinka, great grandmother of Randhika, Ranishka, Dineth and Sachitha, was called to be with the Lord on 13th March. The Funeral was held according to her wishes on 14th March.117/1, Pirivena Road, Mount Lavinia. 042551

HETTIARACHCHI – DAMMIKA DEEPAL (Lion Nugegoda Division) Beloved son of late Mr & Mrs T.G. Hettiarachchi, beloved brother of Ranjani, Kanthi, Padmini (late), Nihal, Sujatha & Gamini, brother-in-law of Danapala, Shanthalal, Wasanthi, Karunaratne and Deepthi, passed away. Remains lie at Jayaratne Parlour Borella. Cremation on 18th March at 5.00 p.m. General Cemetery Borella. 043048

HETTIARACHCHI – LION DHAMMIKA – The Lions Club of Nugegoda with deep regret announces the death of Lion Dhammika Hettiarachchi, Vice President. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cremation General Cemetery Kanatte. Lion members are kindly requested to assemble at main entrance, at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 18th March. 043097 KANNANGARA – D.W. (retired OIC – CTB) Beloved husband of Nanda (retired – CTB) loving father of Nimal, Ramya (Thudawe Bros.), Chaminda, Nirosha (USA), Irani, Dorisha, Chinthika (Sanrich Restaurant), father-in-law of Asoka, Sisil (Design Consortium), Ranmali (EDB) Nirosh (USA), Kelum, Shivantha (Softlogic), Priyanka (Director – Sanrich Restaurant), expired. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour and Cremation will take place at Mount Lavinia Cemetery and 2.00 p.m. on 18 March 2015. 042798

RANASINGHE – THERESE MAY (Nee JAYAWARDENA). Dearest wife of the late Johnville Ranasinghe, beloved mother of Odette and Harindra Sivananthan and Kshama and Arjuna Ranawana, much loved sister of the late Ethel Jayawardena, precious Achchi of Shami and Shane Pieris, Shelaani and Harshana and Kimberly Sivananthan and of Anupama, Praveen and Poornima Ranawana. Cortege leaves residence 22/7, Ekwatte Road, Mirihana, Nugegoda at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday, March 19th for Burial at St. Thomas’ Church, Kotte at 4.00 p.m. 043061

SILVA – BEATRICE – Dearly beloved wife of the late Wilpin Silva (Marketing Department), mother of Dushmantha (Decd.), Sumith (Bartleet Religare Securities), Shanaka (formerly at Merchant Bank), mother-in-law of Densy (formerly at Shaw Wallace), Hemali (Merchant Bank), and grandmother of Dushan and Sithara, expired. Cremation on Wednesday 18th March 2015, at 5.00 p.m. at the Rawatawatte General Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence No. 45/10A, Ernest Place, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa, at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday. 042945

SILVA – DAPHNE (nee COSTA) (Retired PE Teacher – Holy Family Convent, Dehiwela & Wycherly International) – Dearly beloved wife of the late John Silva, daughter of the late Don Michael & Emily Costa, much loved mother of Gaetan (HSBC – Dubai, formerly Standard Chartered Colombo / Dubai) and Bianca (Cinnamon Grand), mother-in-law of Karen (Dubai), beloved Grandma of Shaun & Shayne, loved sister of the late Elsie, Myrtle Wettasinghe (Formerly John Keells) & Dr Mrs Phyllis Fernando (Retired Surgeon – NHS), sister-in-law of Mervyn Wettasinghe & the late Michael Fernando, the late Hazel De Mel, Margie & Ivy Silva. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Wednesday 18th March 2015 at 4 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). 042655

VISWAKULA ROHAN ATHULA Beloved husband of Vishaka, loving father of Chathra and Timasha, brother of late Chulani and of Sriyani, expired. Remains lie at Mahinda Parlour, Mt Lavinia Junction from 9 a.m. on Wednesday (18) and Cremation takes place at 10 a.m. on Thursday (19) at Mt Lavinia Cemetery. 042994 WELIVITIGODA – MRS. VIJITHA – The owner of Samadara Bake House, Kaluthara, the wife of the late Mr. A.H. Wijedasa, mother of Pavani Harshika Wijedasa and Dhinushi Ranga Wijedasa, Chandralatha, Ruwan, Dharmasiri, Ramani, Sarojini, Sandyani and Sarojini, Mahinda, Premarathna & Samarasingha (sister-in-law). Funeral will take place on Thursday 19th. The cortege leaves the residence at 3 p.m. for Cremation at the Kurunduwaththa Cemetery, Akmeemana. Address: “Kosduwa Waththa”, D. Samson Rajapaksha Road, Bataduwa, Galle. 043092 Death Acknowledgements

WICKREMARATNE – MALLIKA WICKREMARATNE – We wish to express our sincere gratitude to the Maha Sanga, medical personnel, friends, relatives, neighbours and all other organizations who helped us in numerous ways at the recent passing away of our beloved mother Mallika, and all those who attended the funeral and sent messages of condolence. Chandrika and Dilhara, 59/2, Elhena Road, Maharagama. 2849892. 042755

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Obituaries: March 17 (Tues)

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Obituaries: March 17 (Tues)

Posted on 16 March 2015 by TSL

DE SILVA – NAOMI PAULINE (nee SENEWIRATNA) – Most dearly beloved wife of Elmo De Silva (SLAS and formerly Customs), loving mother of Suleka Herath and Sonali Jayasundera (Australia), mother-in-law of Dr Parakrama (Sharm), Herath and Dr Suresh Jayasundera (Australia), darling grandmother of Arthana, Aroshana and Praveena, beloved sister of Padmini Fernando. Cortege leaves residence 18, Mallika Mawatha, off Templars Road, Mount Lavinia at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday the 18th of March for Burial at Galkissa Cemetery. 042657

SENEVIRATNE – SHIRLEY Formerly at Ceylon Transport Board. Husband of Ruby, father of Ruwani (2nd Chance), Randika and Rasika, brother of (late) Morris, Merl, Phyllis and Sybil, brother-in-law of Yvone, Ranjith (Jennigs International) (late) Eardly, Denn (Amadeus Lanka), expired. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 18th March for Burial at St. Anne’s Cemetery, Weligampitiya. 268/3, Negombo Road, Weligampitiya, Ja-Ela. 042656

SILVA – DAPHNE (nee COSTA) (Retired PE Teacher – Holy Family Convent, Dehiwela & Wycherly International) – Dearly beloved wife of the late John Silva, daughter of the late Don Michael & Emily Costa, much loved mother of Gaetan (HSBC – Dubai, formerly Standard Chartered Colombo / Dubai) and Bianca (Cinnamon Grand), mother-in-law of Karen (Dubai), beloved Grandma of Shaun & Shayne, loved sister of the late Elsie, Myrtle Wettasinghe (Formerly John Keells) & Dr Mrs Phyllis Fernando (Retired Surgeon – NHS), sister-in-law of Mervyn Wettasinghe & the late Michael Fernando, the late Hazel De Mel, Margie & Ivy Silva. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Wednesday 18th March 2015 at 4 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). 042655

SCHOORMAN – FREDERICK DONALD At rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of the late Faith, loving father of David, Damaris, Dion and Dilys, brother of the late Sam and of Dick, father-in-law of Sandra, the late Mano Wickramanayake, and of Ymara and Mahen Saverimuttu much loved grandfather of Jeffrey, Marisa, Anushka, Sanjay, Diara and Mikaela. Cortege leaves residence 106/3, Jawatte Road, Colombo 5 on Tuesday 17th March at 11.0 a.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (General Christian Section). 042594.

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Obituaries: March 16 (Monday)

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Obituaries: March 16 (Monday)

Posted on 15 March 2015 by TSL

BULUGAHAPITIYA – DAYANANDA – (Retired Director of Education). Beloved husband of Anula (nee Uduwela), loving father of Inoka, Dr. Lalani (UK), Jeevani (USA), Hiranjan (Vincit Estate), Dr. Uditha (Endocrinologist, Kalubowila Hospital), father-in-law of Jayantha, Dr. Ruwan (UK), Harindra (USA), Dr. Dammika (LRH), Dr. Kaushalya (Anti-Leprosy Campaign, Ministry of Health), and brother of Dr. D T D Bulugahapitiya (UK), expired. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 16th March at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 5.30 p.m. 5/5, Shramadana Mawatha, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 042323

DE SILVA – RONALD (Janatha Steels) formerly Chartered Bank. Beloved husband of the late Josephine, father of Rohitha CHA – AIA, Dilani, Kamini (Sri Lanka Airlines), father-in-law of Christine Repcon, Rajah Hewas, Nishantha CCC, grandfather of Deshika Shamika, Nishika, Matheesha, Niketh, brother of Ivan, the late Dora, Benito, Princy, Merlin, brother-in-law of George, Merlin. Cortege leaves residence 43, Police Lane, Ragama at 4.00 p.m. on 16.03.2015 for burial at St. Peter & Paul Church, Ragama. 042346

DORATIYAWA – LAKSHMAN – Beloved husband of Marie (nee KULATUNGA), much loved Appachchi of Malaika, father-in-law of Asoka Piyadigama, loving Aththa of Thevinda, Nishika and Ivanka, brother of the late Thilak, Jayampathy and Lionel Doratiyawa, passed away peacefully on 15th March. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 16th March 2015. 118, Suvishuddarama Road, Colombo 06 for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 6.00 p.m. 042347

GUNARATNA – LILIAN – Relict of V.F. Gunaratna (former Public Trustee), daughter of Hector & Ellen Gunaratna, sister of Dr. Fredrick & Hinton (all deceased), expired on 14.03.2015. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds, Borella on 16.03.2015. Cremation at 3.00 p.m. at Borella Kanatte. Tel: 2775078. 042344

JOHN – AJITH NOEL – Beloved husband of Lalini (nee Nanayakkara), loving father of Joseph and Michael (Canada), father-in-law of Thushari and Danusha, loving grandfather of Malina (Canada), loving brother of Carmen, Anthony and Joseph. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Monday 16th March 2015 at 11.30 a.m. for Burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte (Anglican Section). No. 5B, Church Road, Talangama South, Talangama. 042343

SCHOORMAN – FREDERICK DONALD – At rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of the late Faith, loving father of David, Damaris, Dion and Dilys, brother of the late Sam and of Dick, father-in-law of Sandra, the late Mano Wickramanayake, and of Ymara and Mahen Saverimuttu, much loved grandfather of Jeffrey, Marisa, Anushka, Sanjay, Diara and Mikaela. Remains will lie at residence 106/3, Jawatte Road, Colombo 5 from 4.00 p.m. on Monday 16th March. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 042348

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Obituaries: March 14 (Sat)

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Obituaries: March 14 (Sat)

Posted on 14 March 2015 by TSL

HASSIM – MR ROHAN RYLE (Managing Director – Diyatha Advertising (Pvt) Ltd. Beloved husband of Iroshima, precious father of Ishall (student of St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10), son of the late Mr & Mrs Thaha and Hyacinth Hassim, son-in-law of Mr & Mrs S. John, darling brother of Rebecca, Jeffrey, Zeena and Odette, brother-in-law of Gerard, Nilanthi, Thushara, Farrell, Krishantha, Shiromi and Dilani, loving uncle of Gayan, Randima, Theekshana, Maheshika, Kavishe, Akshana, Craig, Ozelle and Jennifer. The funeral was held on Sunday 02nd March at Carmel Church, Palliyawatte, Hendala. The members of the family wish to thank all friends, relatives, Diyatha Advertising, who attended the funeral and sent floral tributes. We regret our inability to thank them individually. 042024

PERERA – NIHAL. (Proprietor of Citizen Electronics Systems), beloved husband of Deepika, loving son of late H.E.R. Perera (Frank) and Priscilla, brother of H.S.R. Perera (Kumar) and Thilaka, brother-in-law of Kamani and Luxman, son-in-law of D.H. Perera and Sumila, much loved uncle of Ruwani and Nayanajith, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 15th March at 1.15 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella Crematorium at 2 p.m. No. 993(210), Kotte Road, Welikada, Rajagiriya. 042187

PULLENAYEGAM – CATHERINE (94 years old). Wife of late Mervyn Pullenayegam, beloved mother of Maxie, Bernie, Rienzie, Trevor & late Errol, mother-in-law of Delanie, Sydney, Gene, Mano & Angela, loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren & 18 great-grandchildren. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 14th March from 10 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the parlour on Sunday 15th March at 4.30 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). 041884 The death is announced of MRS MUHAMMAD NOOHU HADJIAR UMMU RAZEENA also known as

KARTHOON JENNAH of Kotuwegoda, Matara. Wife of the late M.I.M. Khilir (Matara Picture Palace) daughter of the late M.L.M. Noohu Hadjiar of Matara, loving mother of Rifdy (Matara Picture Palace), Rifdiya, Rizana, Hadiya (Hazliya), Zareek (MPP Trading (Pvt) Ltd), Ruwaiza, Rifath (Saudi Arabia), Ruhaika, Rizna and Rizmi (MPP Trading (Pvt) Ltd), loving mother-in-law of Saniya, Sahlan, Afeefdeen, Yusry Al Ayad (DB Automation (Pvt) Ltd), Najeeba, Daim (Kuwailid Sons), Zameena (Saudi Arabia), Ajisal, Gazanee Barakathulla (Fairdeal) and Azra. Janaza leaves residence Insha Allah at 10.00 am on Friday 13 March 2015 for burial at Pallimulla Muslim Burial Grounds, Kotuwegoda, Matara. 041479

WIJESINGHE – MALINI (nee BASNAYAKE). Wife of the late Frank, loving mother of Prasantha (PATA) and Chumi, Sriyan and Devika, everloving grandmother of Chamitha, Johan, Shehan and Dilan, sister of Arthur, Kamala, Mahinda, Prema and Rohan and of the late Valentine and Sita and sister-in-law of the late Rani Halpe. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 14th March at 3.00 p.m. for service and burial at St. John’s Anglican Church, Nugegoda at 3.30 p.m. No. 80, Rattanapitiya Road, Boralesgamuwa. 040205

WIJEYASINGHA – DHUSHYANTHA MAPA (CEO-Enterprise Ceylon Capital Pvt Limited). Son of late Mr & Mrs Kumarasena Mapa Wijeyasingha of Thabbowa, beloved husband of Nishani, passed away on 12th March 2015 after a brief illness. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. 042190 Death Acknowledgements CROOS LAMBERT – We, the family of the late EMELDA CROOS LAMBERT sincerely thank all the relatives, friends & neighbours who attended the funeral, helped in numerous ways, sent floral tributes & messages of condolence. We regret our inability to thank each & everyone individually. 171, Pannala Road, Dankotuwa. 041474.

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Obituaries: March 13 (Friday)

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Obituaries: March 13 (Friday)

Posted on 12 March 2015 by TSL

HAJIANI – MRS M.K. (MAAS KATHIJAH) DEANE (former Teacher Royal Junior School). Dearly beloved wife of the late Al Haj Dr A.R. Deane, loving mother of Hamza, Haroun, Azhar, Razmani and Asthar, mother-in-law of Mumtaz, Jean, Isabella, Nick and Cherine, grandmother of Ravi, Niloufer, Menik, Mihiri, Shehan, Eshan, Rebina, Avner, Shadi, Aaron and Raiyan, grandmother-in-law Kartini, Asiri, Thameena and great-grandmother of Raiyan, Raidy and Aaminah. Janaza took place on Friday 6th March 2015 at the Jawatta Muslim Burial Grounds, Colombo. Telephone 0777342072. 039704

MACHADO R.S. DASAN beloved husband of Chithra Machado, dearest father of Jude Machado, Judith Machado, Jonathan Machado loving father-in-law of Kenedy Machado, Philicia Machado, Divine Machado, loving grandfather of Jessica Andrea, Stevin, Amanda, Swethin, Johana and Nikita Machado (retired officer Sri Lanka Ports Authority). Cortege leaves residence (No. 110, Muthuwella Mw, Col 15) on 13th March (Friday) 2015 at 4.00 p.m. Madampitiya Cemetery (Tel. 2527116). 039103

The death is announced of MR SIRINANDANA AHANGAMA BADUGE – Beloved husband of Chandra Baduge, dearest father of Lalantha Baduge (Canada), Charmanie Weerasuriya (U.S.A.), father-in-law of Rajitha Baduge, Parakrama Weerasuriya, much loved Seeya of Dhanan, Sithara, Singithi, Kanishka and Malinda, brother-in-law of Daisy, Mervyn and the late Nihal, brother of the late Dharmadasa, Gunawathie, Wijethilaka, Upali and Dharmasena. Cortege leaves residence No. 52, P.B. Alwis Perera Mawatha, Katubedda, Moratuwa, to Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. on Friday the 13th March 2015. 038714

WIJESINGHE – MALINI (nee BASNAYAKE). Wife of the late Frank, loving mother of Prasantha (PATA) and Chumi, Sriyan and Devika, everloving grandmother of Chamitha, Johan, Shehan and Dilan, sister of Arthur, Kamala, Mahinda, Prema and Rohan and of the late Valentine and Sita and sister-in-law of the late Rani Halpe. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 14th March at 3.00 p.m. for service and burial at St. John’s Anglican Church, Nugegoda at 3.30 p.m. No. 80, Rattanapitiya Road, Boralesgamuwa. 040205

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Obituaries: March 12 (Thursday)

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Obituaries: March 12 (Thursday)

Posted on 11 March 2015 by TSL

Rev. Fr. JOSEPH ANSELM FLORIAN DE CROOS, of the Archdiocese of Colombo was called to Eternal Rest. His mortal remains will lie at RC Church Kotte from Wednesday 11th March 9.00 a.m. to Thursday 9.00 a.m. Thereafter will be transferred to the Archbishop’s House Chapel. Requiem Mass will be at 2.30 p.m. on Thursday, 12th March, followed by interment at General Cemetery, Borella. Archbishop’s House, Borella. 038790

ANTHONY NELSON PHILIP – Beloved husband of Jeyarani, father of Jason, son of the late Mr & Mrs Ambrose Philip, brother of the late Annesley, Basil, the late Francis Alic Perpetua John and Madonna, son-in-law of the late Mr S.S. Rajamani and Mrs Rajamani, brother-in-law of Anna Theresa, Rita, Anandaraj, Agnes, Josephine, Philomina and Anthony, expired. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Wednesday Eleventh between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. and Thursday twelveth between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte on Thursday 4.30 p.m. 65/270, Vystwyke Road, Crow Island, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15. T.P. 0112524602, 0772277693. 038042

GUNASEKERA – MALLIKA – Daughter of the late Mr & Mrs Gilbert Gunaratne of Kalutara North, beloved wife of Neil Gunasekara, everloving mother of Sandhya (Belgium), Renuka (Srilankan Airlines) and Nayana (Australia), mother-in-law of Tiraj, Priyantha and Manjula, darling grandmother of Sanraj, Sandesh, Medhani, Deshan, Sanchara, Pahan and Kuwera, expired. Cremation at Rawathawatte Cemetery, Moratuwa, on Thursday 12th March at 04.00 p.m. 208, Thelawala Road, Ratmalana. 038441

KARUNARATNE – GAMINI – (Rtd. Manager, Bank of Ceylon, President BOC Colombo Dist. Pensioners’ Association, Former General Secretary, CBEU, Deputy CEO – Sussex College Network), dearly beloved husband of Padmini (Rtd. Senior Manager BOC), loving father of Inoka (UAE), Hasitha (KPMG), father-in-law of Asitha Alwis (UAE), darling seeya of Yumeth, son of the late D.M. Karunaratne (Rtd. School Principal) of Boossa, Galle and the late Kamala Karunaratne, brother of the late Parakrama, the late Raja, the late Jagath and the late Sarath and Shantha, Tissa, Rohini, Ranjith, Rohana and Janaki, expired. Cremation will take place on Thursday the 12th March at 5 p.m. at Thalahena General Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at No. 852/17, Thusithapura, Malabe at 3.30 p.m. 038629

KUMBUREGAMA – R.B. (Retired Medical Officer). Beloved husband of T.K. (Rtd. Teacher. St. Sylvesters College, Kandy), father of Niroshini (Teacher Siddartha), Shalika (Dept. of Zoology, University of Peradeniya), brother of Seetha, Anula & Wije. Cremation 4 p.m. at Mahaiyawa Cemetery on 12th Thursday. Tel. 081-2460126. 038707

MACHADO R.S. DASAN beloved husband of Chithra Machado, dearest father of Jude Machado, Judith Machado, Jonathan Machado loving father-in-law of Kenedy Machado, Philicia Machado, Divine Machado, loving grandfather of Jessica Andrea, Stevin, Amanda, Swethin, Johana and Nikita Machado (retired officer Sri Lanka Ports Authority). Cortege leaves residence (No. 110, Muthuwella Mw, Col 15) on 13th March (Friday) 2015 at 4.00 p.m. Madampitiya Cemetery (Tel. 2527116). 039103

MAHINDA – H.M. (Managing Director Scuba Safaris Ltd). Dearly beloved husband of Beauty nee Ekanayake (Director Underwater Safaris Ltd), loving brother of Chandrasena, Gunawardena, Sunil, Wasantha, Upaliratne and Kumara, brother-in-law of Lalitha, Amara, Bandumali Wijesekera, the late Hector & Harriet De Silva, the late Percy, late Berty, late Leslie, Hector Ekanayake, Beatrice Ekanayake and Mervyn Ekanayake. Cortege leaves residence 25, Barnes Place, Colombo 7 at 4 p.m. on Thursday 12th March 2015 for cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella. 038597

MUSAFER – MAAS SHAHANIN MALVINA (nee Jaro). Dearly beloved wife of the Rumi Musafer. Ever loving daughter of late Cameron Jaro & Ezmaline Zunaiha Jaro. Fond sister of Tajmeel (Sri Lankan Airlines), the late Dilshan, the late Muzani, & Reza (Seychelles). Sister-in-law of Geetha, Needra (Seychelles), Rani & Victor, Tony & Doreen, Kitchita & the Late Kitchil, Sandy & Wiranti, Nizam & Rahima, Kerima & the Late Zahir, Nazir & Shanaz. Janaza leaves residence at 11:30 AM on Thursday, 12th March 2015, for burial at Jawatte Muslim Burial Ground. No. 33, Kumbukgaha Pokuna Road, Off Jaya Road, Udahamulla, Nugegoda. 039203

PAUL, GLORIA – Dearly beloved wife of Kumar, adored mother of Kumar Jr., Romesh and Shehan, loving mother-in-law of Nirangela, Shankari and Roshini, devoted grandmother of Nadine, Natalie, Anika and Sara, loving daughter and sister of the late Evan and Hazel Rode, Sonia Weeratunge, Pam and Maurice Rode, passed away on March 10, 2015 and was cremated in accordance with her wishes at a private funeral on March 11, 2015. 038787

The death is announced of MR SIRINANDANA AHANGAMA BADUGE – Beloved husband of Chandra Baduge, dearest father of Lalantha Baduge (Canada), Charmanie Weerasuriya (U.S.A.), father-in-law of Rajitha Baduge, Parakrama Weerasuriya, much loved Seeya of Dhanan, Sithara, Singithi, Kanishka and Malinda, brother-in-law of Daisy, Mervyn and the late Nihal, brother of the late Dharmadasa, Gunawathie, Wijethilaka, Upali and Dharmasena. Cortege leaves residence No. 52, P.B. Alwis Perera Mawatha, Katubedda, Moratuwa, to Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. on Friday the 13th March 2015. 038714

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Obituaries: March 11 (Wed)

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Obituaries: March 11 (Wed)

Posted on 10 March 2015 by TSL

ANTHONY NELSON PHILIP – Beloved husband of Jeyarani, father of Jason, son of the late Mr & Mrs Ambrose Philip, brother of the late Annesley, Basil, the late Francis Alic Perpetua John and Madonna, son-in-law of the late Mr S.S. Rajamani and Mrs Rajamani, brother-in-law of Anna Theresa, Rita, Anandaraj, Agnes, Josephine, Philomina and Anthony, expired. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Wednesday Eleventh between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. and Thursday twelveth between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte on Thursday 4.30 p.m. 65/270, Vystwyke Road, Crow Island, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15. T.P. 0112524602, 0772277693. 038042

FERNANDO – MURIEL – At Rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of the late Reginold, loving mother of Shalini, Shamila (Hirdaramani Group) and Laksiri (Raj Lanka Engineering SVS), mother-in-law of the late Wirantha (Former Minister – Western Province), Priethika (Board of Investment), loving grandmother of Shalika and Laksith. Cortege leaves residence 511, Sisil Lane, Katunayake at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 11th March 2015 for Burial at Katunayake Methodist Cemetery. 038104

GUNASEKERA – MALLIKA – Daughter of the late Mr & Mrs Gilbert Gunaratne of Kalutara North, beloved wife of Neil Gunasekara, everloving mother of Sandhya (Belgium), Renuka (Srilankan Airlines) and Nayana (Australia), mother-in-law of Tiraj, Priyantha and Manjula, darling grandmother of Sanraj, Sandesh, Medhani, Deshan, Sanchara, Pahan and Kuwera, expired. Cremation at Rawathawatte Cemetery, Moratuwa, on Thursday 12th March at 04.00 p.m. 208, Thelawala Road, Ratmalana. 038441

JEGASOTHY, MIRIAM JEYAPOORNAMA (nee THAMBYAH), passed away peacefully in New Zealand on 8 March 2015. Dearly loved wife of the late Sam Jegasothy, dearest mother/mother-in-law of Ranjit (New Zealand) and the late Diana, the late Brian and Ranee (USA), Saroja and Ravi Casinader (New Zealand), beloved grandmother of Mark (New Zealand), Ranee Richardson (New Zealand), Manjula (USA), Manoj (USA), Nesan (USA), Jehan and Prashan Casinader (New Zealand), much loved sister/sister-in-law of the late Shelton and the late Mabel (Sri Lanka), the late Bertram and the late Mabel (Sri Lanka), the late Percy and the late Mani (New Zealand), the late Stanley and the late Amy (Sri Lanka), Lilian Gnanasunderam and the late Gnanam (New Zealand) and the late Rex and Kamala (Sri Lanka). A celebration of Miriam’s life was held at Epuni Baptist Church, Lower Hutt, New Zealand on 11 March 2015 followed by a private cremation. 038332

MAARTENSZ GAIL – SABRINA – At rest with Jesus. Loving daughter of Rosemarie de Jonk and Wilhem Carl Maartensz (deceased), darling mother of Melina Gail de Motte and Widad Maartensz, caring mother-in-law of Kenneth De Motte, affectionate nana of Lorenzo De Motte (Abu Dhabi), Nicolette De Motte and Calvin De Motte, niece of Lynette Hebber and Stanmore de Jonk, Rita Vansanden and Christine La Faber. Cortege leaves the Supreme Funeral Directors at Borella at 3.30 p.m. Wednesday 11th March (Today), 2015 for burial at Borella Cemetery (Presbyterian Section) at 4.00 p.m. 038466

MAHINDA – H.M. (Managing Director Scuba Safaris Ltd). Dearly beloved husband of Beauty nee Ekanayake (Director Underwater Safaris Ltd), loving brother of Chandrasena, Gunawardena, Sunil, Wasantha, Upaliratne and Kumara, brother-in-law of Lalitha, Amara, Bandumali Wijesekera, the late Hector & Harriet De Silva, the late Percy, late Berty, late Leslie, Hector Ekanayake, Beatrice Ekanayake and Mervyn Ekanayake. Cortege leaves residence 25, Barnes Place, Colombo 7 at 4 p.m. on Thursday 12th March 2015 for cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella. 038596

SENEVIRATNE – MRS. IVY CARMEL loving wife of Justin Seneviratne, (Lalan Rubbers), mother of Sanjeewa (Melbourne) formerly AMBA Research and Kelani Valley Plantations, Rajeewa (E-Hela Pvt Ltd), mother-in-law of Dr. Niroshani (Melbourne) formerly North Colombo Medical Faculty and Gayani (formerlly Union Assurance), loving grandmother of Dethan and Kevin, expired. Cortege leaves residence 121/14, Pio Mawatha, Kandana at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 11th March for Burial at St. Sebastian Church Cemetery, Kandana (Tel. 011-2237024). 038548

Death Acknowledgements

LABUTALE – Mrs VASULA – The family members of the late Mrs VASULA LABUTALE wish to express their deep gratitude to Ven. Maha Sanga, the Honourable State Minister of Defence, Political Dignitaries, the Commander of the Army, Head of Institutions, Officers, Men, dear relatives and friends who attended the Funeral, sent Floral Tributes and messages of condolence during our period of bereavement. We also sincerely thank the Doctors and Nursing Staff of the SL Army and Durdans Hospitals for their kind and dedicated attention and care for our Amma. We regret our inability to thank each and everyone individually. Children : Deepal (Emirates Airline, Dubai), Chandana (Major General, Sri Lanka Army), Aiyla (Doctor, Australia), in-laws, Renuka, Roma and Rochana. Grandchildren : Yasanthini, Ovandi, Mithila, Udara, Heshika, Anjana and Maheesha. No. 10/90, Wagolla Road, Lewella, Kandy. 038464 – See more at: http://www.dailynews.lk/?q=obituaries#sthash.vryEFa9a.dpuf

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