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Obituaries: April 18th (Friday)

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Obituaries: April 18th (Friday)

Posted on 17 April 2014 by TSL

ABEYNAIKE – FIDELIA ALEXANDRINA – Wife of the late Bishop Cyril, mother of Chrishanthi, Lakshman and Neila, died on April 9, 2014. A private funeral was held in accordance with her wishes. A service of thanksgiving will be held on April 19, 2014. Please see separate notice. 069019

JAYASINGHE – CARMEN - Dearly beloved wife of late Gamini Jayasinghe (Retired DIG.), loving mother of Soniya, Cheryl and Rohan, mother-in-law of John Fernando and Lalith Paranavitana, sister of Manel, the late Rani and of Sharmini, much loved grandmother of Michelle, Shiralee, Nivanka, Dilhara, Tamara, Serena and Sean. Cortege leaves residence No. 12, Sunethra Lane, Colombo 05 on Saturday 19th April at 1.30 p.m. for Service at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07, followed by cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella at 3 p.m. 069988

MAKAVITA – MR. PREMACHANDRA (Retired Ceylon Petroleum Corporation). Beloved husband of Leela Makavita (Retired Dharmasena Attygalle Balika Vidyalaya), precious father of Dimuthu (Singapore) and Uditha (Bishop’s College), loving father-in-law of Nalin (Lyons Holdings) and Narmada (Singapore), darling grandfather of Damsara, Devmi, and Imeth, brother of Harry Makavita, expired. Funeral at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday the 19th at Thumbowila General Cemetery. 6/1, Gangaboda Road, Wewala, Piliyandala. 069976

RODRIGO – KINGSLEY Husband of the late Swarna, father of Nalin, Dilrukshi & Nirmalie, father-in-law of Dineli, Rohan & Lalith, grandfather of Dinusha, Shevera and Tavishe, passed away on the 11th of April 2014 in Colombo. Funeral held at the General Cemetery Kanatta on the 14th of April. 069499

SENEVIRATNE – HEMANTHA (Retired Teacher – Vidyakara Vidyalaya, Maharagama). Beloved wife of D.S.R. (Retired Electrical Engineer CEB/LECO), loving mother of Priyadarshini and Duli, mother-in-law of Giri and Sudarshini, grandmother of Sandali and Sandeep, passed away. Cortege leaves residence 182, De Silva Place, Pannipitiya at 4.00 p.m. on Friday 18th April for cremation at Godigamuwa Cemetery, Maharagama at 5.00 p.m. 069188

TAMITEGAMA – K.B. (Retired Staff Officer, People’s Bank). Beloved husband of K.M. Tamitegama, loving father of Chanka, Malani, Kumari and Senaka, loving father-in-law of Ajantha, Ranjith Naranpanawa (SLT), Lasitha Samarakone and Kumudu (Water Board), precious grandfather of Kalpani Rajinda, Hansani, Rashmini, Isuru and Senuri, brother of Raji Hettige and Subitha Hettiakanda. Cortege leaves residence on 19th April 2014 at 5.30 p.m. for burial at Kotikawatta General Cemetery. No.121, Kotikawatta, Mulleriyawa New Town. TP. 0112419580. 069709

WIJAYASIRI – MRS. SOMAWATHI - Beloved wife of the late Mr. B.M.T.J. Wijayasiri, loving mother of Padmasomi, Daya – Director, Solex Engineering (Pvt.) Ltd., and Upali – Chairman, Solex Group of Companies; beloved mother-in-law of Piyadasa Liyanaarachchi – former Secretary to the Ministry of Rural Economy, Thilaksha – Directress, Solex Engineering (Pvt.) Ltd. and Manjula – Managing Directress, Solex Group of Companies and Solex (Pvt.) Ltd; dearest grandmother of Dr. Nadun and Dr. Kamani Liyanaarachchi, Sandini, Sathyangana and Ayeshmantha Wijayasiri, Dr. Senitha and Malinda (Accountant); much loved great grandmother of Binadi and Thisandi; aunt of Dulani Rajapaksha, Mohan Wickramasinghe and Jayantha Valantine Wickramasinghe (Director), passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday, 19th April at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m. No. 208, De Saram Place, Colombo – 10. 070339

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Obituaries: April 17th (Thur)

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Obituaries: April 17th (Thur)

Posted on 16 April 2014 by TSL

BALASURIYA – TILAK (MLT, Author). Dearly beloved husband of Queenie (Fernando), father of Asoka (Australia), Lt. Col. (Dr.) Aindralal (KDU), Maj. Dhammika (Abans CIT) and Shiromi, father-in-law of Dr. Dilruni (Australia), Dr. Ajantha (Kalubowila Hospital), the late Janesha Nanayakkara and Yohan Fernando (AAL) (Hon. Justice – Fiji), grandfather of Maithree, Samitha, Isuru Maneesha, Imasha, Vinu and Enura, passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 7A, Mount Avenue, Mount Lavinia at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 17th April for cremation at Mount Lavinia General Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 068961

DE MOTTE – BRIDGETTE MAGDELENE – (nee DAVID). Dearly beloved wife of late Carlo, loving mother of Russel, Valerie, Brian, Gwennette and Annabelle, mother-in-law of Daphne, Marlon Willenberg, Susan, Anton Benedict and Faris Deen, sister of late Anne, Mary, Joseph and of Leena. The funeral took place on the 15th of April 2014 at the General Cemetery, Borella. No. 17/2, Kawdana, Attidiya Road, Dehiwela. 069220

DE PINTO – BEN (Trumps Solutions). Loving son of Renee and late Claude De Pinto, a very special adored brother of Wendy, Claude (Junior) and Sabrina, loving brother-in-law of Ashley Wydeman and Delvine Mathews (deceased), cherished uncle of Lisa and Niranjan Weerasinghe, Samantha and Jerome Bakelmun, Joanne Wydeman, Rian and Dulanga Wydeman, Craig and Jason Mathews, a very loving cousin of Serena and Malik Nalir, much loved granduncle of Mark, Melissa, Moses, Leanne, Nicole, Emma, Evan, Zahra and Zayd. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 17th April, burial at the General Cemetery, Borella (R.C. Section) at 4.30 p.m. 069243

FERNANDO – MARY RITA MERCY (nee PEIRIS). Beloved wife of Antony Carlo Fernando (JP) (Anton Ralahamy) Retired Member of NMC, loving mother of Lalindra Fernando (GM Aqua Dynamics, Negombo), mother-in-law of Rochelle Smith Fernando, darling achchi of Angelo and Mario, sister of the late Edith, sister-in-law of the late Joe, the late Simon Peter, the late Joseph Phillip, late Mary Agnes, the late Anna, the late Stanley and Herman, and loving aunty of Swarna, Sheela, Prem, Chintha, Chandani, Kithsiri and Prasanna, passed away. Resting at No. 17, Mendis Mawatha, Negombo. Burial at Bolawalana Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence on 17th Thursday at 3.00 p.m. 069187

JAYAWARDANA – MALA (Ex. Sarvodaya). Beloved wife of Claude Jayawardana, loving mother of Naresh, Dinesh & Pradeep, mother-in-law of Suchitra, Chamindrani & Rohanthi, loving sister of Dayananda, Siripala, Kamala, Bandula, the late Ariyaratne and Amithasiri. Cortege leaves residence 72/2, Charles Lane, Lunawa at 3.30 p.m. on 17th Thursday for cremation at Rawathawatte Crematorium. 068960

KALINGAWANSA – KALINGA (Retd. Eng. CTB – Werahera). Beloved husband of Jinitha, loving father of Prasanna (George Steuart Eng.), daughter Ganga (Canada), Senaka (Business), father-in-law of Lasantha (Canada), Kanchana (KPMG), precious grandfather of Stefan, Lashini, Treshan, Seyan, Yoshika. Remains lie at Laksiri Florists (Funeral Parlour), Nalluruwa, Panadura, 16th, 10.00 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.00 p.m. Thursday 17th April 2014 for cemetery at Wadduwa, for cremation. Tel. 0723212935, 0777506582. 068956

KALUBOWILA – Mr K.A.D. WIMAL. Chairman, Ocean Combine (Pvt) Ltd. Dematagoda and Kelaniveli Suppliers, Maradana. Beloved husband of Kanthi Gunawardana (Deputy Principal, Christ King College, Pannipitiya), father of Ranesha and Nirmal, expired. Cremation Thursday 17th April, Pugoda, Palpita Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 114 B, Uyana, Samanabedda, Tittapattara. 068967

KARUNARATNA – WINIFRED CHARLOTTE (Aunty, daughter, mummy, nana), now resting with Lord Jesus. Beloved wife of the late Wilfred Karunaratna, mother of Kanthi, mother-in-law of Ken Cumine sister of Mavis, grandmother of Bianca & Brendon (and their spouses Andrew & Ellie). Service held on 16th April 2014. Faith Christian Church, Dandinong Nth- Australia. 069094

RAJADURAI – CHANDRADEVI - Beloved wife of Aiyathurai Rajadurai (Retired TA, Irrigation Department, Kilinochchi), loving mother of Vasugi (Retired Teacher, Hindu College, Bambalapitiya), the late Jegatheesan, Veleesan, mother-in-law of the late Manoharan and Sasikaladevi, loving grandmother of Sarathanjali (Assistant Divisional Secretary, Vavuniya), Shanmugapriya (Call Centre Manager, Chinese Dragon Cafe), Rajeesan (Commercial Credit & Finance PLC), Pratheesan (First Source Dialog Solutions Pvt Ltd.), expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Parlour on 17th 8.00 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at Kanatte Hindu Crematorium. Contact 0776599791, 0777337419. 21, 1/7, Station Road, Colombo 06. 069136

SAMARAWIRA VISWANATH MAJINTHA JOHN – (UK). Husband of Ann, son of the late Henry Lambert & the late Agnes Samarawira, father of Pier & Inez, father-in-law of the late Leon and Gus, grandfather of Jordan, Chloe & Oliver, brother of the late Lakshman, the late Ranjith, the late Jayakar, Rukmini Tissaaratchy, the late Lal, Chitra Kariyawasam (France), Nirmala Wijesuriya (France), Tiraj (Belgium), the late Pushpa Gunawardana, Navantha (UK), the late Nirupa, Prashantha (Dimple) (France). Remains will lie on 18th April at A.F. Raymond’s Parlour. Burial at 10.00 a.m. at General Cemetery Colombo on 19th April 2014. 069173

SENEVIRATNE – HEMANTHA (Retired Teacher – Vidyakara Vidyalaya, Maharagama). Beloved wife of D.S.R. (Retired Electrical Engineer CEB/LECO), loving mother of Priyadarshini and Duli, mother-in-law of Giri and Sudarshini, grandmother of Sandali and Sandeep, passed away. Cortege leaves residence 182, De Silva Place, Pannipitiya at 4.00 p.m. on Friday 18th April for cremation at Godigamuwa Cemetery, Maharagama at 5.00 p.m. 069188

WIJAYAWARDHANE – PIYASIRI (Former Principal of Devapathiraja Vidyalaya, Rathgama and Rahula College, Matara). Beloved husband of Vijitha, loving father of Renuke, Chandanie, Shymalie and Nanditha, father-in-law of Champa, Prasanna, Ajantha and Sumudu, loving grandfather of Sachini, Amali, Damithu, Nethmi and Wihandu, passed away. Cortege leaves residence 1079/1A, Liyanagoda Road, Pannipitiya at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday, 17th April 2014 for cremation at Godigamuwa Cemetery, Maharagama at 3.00 p.m. 069009

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Obituaries: April 16th (Wed)

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Obituaries: April 16th (Wed)

Posted on 16 April 2014 by TSL

BALASURIYA – TILAK (MLT, Author). Dearly beloved husband of Queenie (Fernando), father of Asoka (Australia), Lt. Col. (Dr.) Aindralal (KDU), Maj. Dhammika (Abans CIT) and Shiromi, father-in-law of Dr. Dilruni (Australia), Dr. Ajantha (Kalubowila Hospital), the late Janesha Nanayakkara and Yohan Fernando (AAL) (Hon. Justice – Fiji), grandfather of Maithree, Samitha, Isuru Maneesha, Imasha, Vinu and Enura, passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 7A, Mount Avenue, Mount Lavinia at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 17th April for cremation at Mount Lavinia General Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 068961

JAYAWARDANA – MALA (Ex. Sarvodaya). Beloved wife of Claude Jayawardana, loving mother of Naresh, Dinesh & Pradeep, mother-in-law of Suchitra, Chamindrani & Rohanthi, loving sister of Dayananda, Siripala, Kamala, Bandula, the late Ariyaratne and Amithasiri. Cortege leaves residence 72/2, Charles Lane, Lunawa at 3.30 p.m. on 17th Thursday for cremation at Rawathawatte Crematorium. 068960

KALINGAWANSA – KALINGA (Retd. Eng. CTB – Werahera). Beloved husband of Jinitha, loving father of Prasanna (George Steuart Eng.), daughter Ganga (Canada), Senaka (Business), father-in-law of Lasantha (Canada), Kanchana (KPMG), precious grandfather of Stefan, Lashini, Treshan, Seyan, Yoshika. Remains lie at Laksiri Florists (Funeral Parlour), Nalluruwa, Panadura, 16th, 10.00 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.00 p.m. Thursday 17th April 2014 for cemetery at Wadduwa, for cremation. Tel. 0723212935, 0777506582. 068956

KALUBOWILA – Mr K.A.D. WIMAL. Chairman, Ocean Combine (Pvt) Ltd. Dematagoda and Kelaniveli Suppliers, Maradana. Beloved husband of Kanti Gunawardana (Deputy Principal Christ King College, Pannipitiya), father of Ranesha and Nirmal, expired. Cremation 17th Thursday April, Pugoda, Palpita Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 114 B, Uyana, Samanabedda, Tittapattara. 068966

PERERA – FRANCIS. Dompe. (Justice of Peace – All Island) (Retired – State Engineering Corporation), Dompe. Beloved husband of Indra Goonatilaka (Retired Principal), precious father of Samanthi, Ajantha (Old Boy – St. Thomas College, Mt. Lavinia), loving father-in-law of Dr. Kumara Jayakodi (Base Hospital, Balangoda) and Sachini Wickremanayaka, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on 16th April 2014 for cremation at Palpita Crematorium, Pugoda. 0112409855. 068936

POTHUPITIYA – KAMALA (nee UKWATTE LIYANAGE). Beloved wife of the late Mr. Wimalasena Pothupitiya, loving mother of Anishka (Geetha), Tilak (Swift Shipping Ltd.) & Kumudu, mother-in-law of Lolitha (S.E.C.), Jinani (Lyceum International, Wattala) & Dishani, much loved grandmother of Thrishana (NDB WM) and Jinal (Workwear Lanka), sister of U.L. Jayasena, U.L. Ranaweera, Sirima Nanayakkara, U.L. Abeypala and Anula Thilakawardane, expired. Cortege leaves residence 116, Arauwela Road, Moraketiya, Pannipitiya at 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday 16th April 2014 for cremation at Arauwela Cemetery at 3.00 p.m. 068955

WILLIAMS – MISS MEBEL. Loving sister of Evlyn Wanniasingam, brother of Edward and Colleen Williams (Australia), George and Dorris Williams (Australia) and the late sister of Lilo Weerasinghe and the late Dr. Kenith Weerasinghe (Kalutara) and the late John Williams, expired. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mount Lavinia from 9.00 – 1.00 p.m. Cremation at 2.00 p.m. at Mount Lavinia Cemetery, 16 April 2014. 068954

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Obituaries: April 14th (Monday)

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Obituaries: April 14th (Monday)

Posted on 14 April 2014 by TSL

PEIRIS – CYNTHIA. We wish to sincerely thank the Clergy, family and friends who attended the funeral, sent floral tributes and messages of condolence and all those who helped us in numerous ways. We regret our inability to thank you individually. Anishka, Nirmakumar (NN), Patricia, Victoria and David. 068639


APONSO – PERDITA JANET PEIRIS. Beloved wife of the late Jayasiri Aponso, loving mother of Jayanika (R.D.A. – Kalutara), Dayani (N.H.D.A. – Colombo), Dr. Lalith (U.S.A.), mother-in-law of Chandana (Ministry of Economic Development) and Jayanthi (U.S.A.), loving grandmother of Thamindu, Savinda and Hiruni, passed away. Cortege leaves residence at No. 07, Galawetimodera Road, Nalluruwa, Panadura on Saturday 12th April 2014 at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. Minuwanpitiya, Panadura. 068754

DE SILVA – DR. SURANJAN. Much loved husband of Shirantini, loving father of Hiranthi and Deepthi, father-in-law of Priyan, loving seeya of Praveen, brother of the late Ubhaya and of Tikiri, Chula and Tilak, brother-in-law of Ravi and Malkanthi, the late Manel and of Kanthi, Yvonne and Denise. Cortege leaves 108/1B, Horton Place, Colombo 7 at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th April for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m. 068552

JAYETILEKE – DOYNE LAKHSMAN Dearly beloved husband of Mary, loving father of Hiran, Ajuna, Delani (all of Australia), Mahendra (USA) and Neluka (Dubai), loving father-in-law of Ramani, Shiromi, Praboth, Ajantha, Priyaan and Yoshitha, loving grandfather of Nayomi, Shehan, Nalin, Hirushi, Minneli, Vimukhthi, Virendra, Menakshi, Nirmal Veronica and Ashvika, great grandfather of Shevan, Shehika, Hishena, loving brother of Charmaine, Sriyani, Trevor and the late Chitrangani. Cortege leaves residence 119/15, Kalalgoda Rd, Kalalgoda, Pannipitiya at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th April 2014 for Service at Christ Church, Mirihana at 4 p.m. Burial at Christ Church Burial Ground, Mission Road Kotte at 5 p.m. 067804

RANAWANA H.B. (Formerly at Highways, Irrigation, Mahaweli and Minor Export Crops Dept). Beloved husband of Mrs. R.M.S. Ranathunge (retired school teacher), father of Chithranganee (Agriculture, Peradeniya), Kithsiri (University of Peradeniya), Yamuna (Hurikaduwa Balika) and Chaminda (DIMO), expired. Funeral will take place on 12th Saturday 2014, 3.00 pm at Arambegama Cemetary, Pilimtalawa. 068605

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Obituaries: April 12th (Sat)

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Obituaries: April 12th (Sat)

Posted on 12 April 2014 by TSL

PEIRIS – CYNTHIA. We wish to sincerely thank the Clergy, family and friends who attended the funeral, sent floral tributes and messages of condolence and all those who helped us in numerous ways. We regret our inability to thank you individually. Anishka, Nirmakumar (NN), Patricia, Victoria and David. 068639


APONSO – PERDITA JANET PEIRIS. Beloved wife of the late Jayasiri Aponso, loving mother of Jayanika (R.D.A. – Kalutara), Dayani (N.H.D.A. – Colombo), Dr. Lalith (U.S.A.), mother-in-law of Chandana (Ministry of Economic Development) and Jayanthi (U.S.A.), loving grandmother of Thamindu, Savinda and Hiruni, passed away. Cortege leaves residence at No. 07, Galawetimodera Road, Nalluruwa, Panadura on Saturday 12th April 2014 at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. Minuwanpitiya, Panadura. 068754

DE SILVA – DR. SURANJAN. Much loved husband of Shirantini, loving father of Hiranthi and Deepthi, father-in-law of Priyan, loving seeya of Praveen, brother of the late Ubhaya and of Tikiri, Chula and Tilak, brother-in-law of Ravi and Malkanthi, the late Manel and of Kanthi, Yvonne and Denise. Cortege leaves 108/1B, Horton Place, Colombo 7 at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th April for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m. 068552

JAYETILEKE – DOYNE LAKHSMAN Dearly beloved husband of Mary, loving father of Hiran, Ajuna, Delani (all of Australia), Mahendra (USA) and Neluka (Dubai), loving father-in-law of Ramani, Shiromi, Praboth, Ajantha, Priyaan and Yoshitha, loving grandfather of Nayomi, Shehan, Nalin, Hirushi, Minneli, Vimukhthi, Virendra, Menakshi, Nirmal Veronica and Ashvika, great grandfather of Shevan, Shehika, Hishena, loving brother of Charmaine, Sriyani, Trevor and the late Chitrangani. Cortege leaves residence 119/15, Kalalgoda Rd, Kalalgoda, Pannipitiya at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th April 2014 for Service at Christ Church, Mirihana at 4 p.m. Burial at Christ Church Burial Ground, Mission Road Kotte at 5 p.m. 067804

RANAWANA H.B. (Formerly at Highways, Irrigation, Mahaweli and Minor Export Crops Dept). Beloved husband of Mrs. R.M.S. Ranathunge (retired school teacher), father of Chithranganee (Agriculture, Peradeniya), Kithsiri (University of Peradeniya), Yamuna (Hurikaduwa Balika) and Chaminda (DIMO), expired. Funeral will take place on 12th Saturday 2014, 3.00 pm at Arambegama Cemetary, Pilimtalawa. 068605

 

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Obituaries: April 11th (Friday)

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Obituaries: April 11th (Friday)

Posted on 11 April 2014 by TSL

DE SILVA – DR. SURANJAN. Much loved husband of Shirantini, loving father of Hiranthi and Deepthi, father-in-law of Priyan, loving seeya of Praveen, brother of the late Ubhaya and of Tikiri, Chula and Tilak, brother-in-law of Ravi and Malkanthi, the late Manel and of Kanthi, Yvonne and Denise. Cortege leaves 108/1B, Horton Place, Colombo 7 at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th April for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m. 068552

JAYETILEKE – DOYNE LAKHSMAN dearly beloved husband of Mary, loving father of Hiran, Ajuna, Delani (all of Australia), Mahendra (USA) and Neluka (Dubai), loving father-in-law of Ramani, Shiromi, Praboth, Ajantha, Priyaan and Yoshitha, loving grandfather of Nayomi, Shehan, Nalin, Hirushi, Minneli, Vimukhthi, Virendra, Menakshi, Nirmal Veronica and Ashvika, great grandfather of Shevan, Shehika, Hishena, loving brother of Charmaine, Sriyani, Trevor and the late Chitrangani. Cortege leaves residence 119/15, Kalalgoda Rd, Kalalgoda, Pannipitiya at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th April 2014 for Service at Christ Church, Mirihana at 4 p.m. Burial at Christ Church Burial Ground, Mission Road Kotte at 5 p.m. 067804

KATHIRESANATHAN – Mrs GOONAPOOSHANAM. Beloved wife of Kumarasingam Kathiresanathan (retired Staff Assistant of State Timber Corporation), loving mother of Indrani Muneeswaran (Teacher at St. Mary’s T.M.V. Colombo 04) & Mahendrarajah (Consultant Surgeon at Kalutara General Hospital) and loving mother-in-law of Rajaratnam Muneeswaran (Sri Lanka Cement Corporation) & Vasuki Mahendrarajah (Medical Officer at Lady Ridgeway Children Hospital). Remains lie at Borella Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m. on 11th (Friday) and thereafter leaves the parlour at 11.30 a.m. on 12th (Saturday) for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatta at 12 noon. Information K Mahendrarajah 0777393250. 068044

PEIRIS CYNTHIA Dearly beloved wife of the late Justin Quintus Peiris and loving mother to Nirmakumar (NN) and Anishka, mother-in-law to Patricia and Grandmother to Victoria and David, passed away peacefully at her residence. Remains lie at the residence from 7.00 p.m. on 10th April. Cortege leaves on 11th April at 9.30 a.m. for cremation at 10.00 a.m. at the General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella. 067807

RANAWANA – H.B. (Formally at Highways, Irrigation, Mahaweli and Minor Export Crops Dept). Beloved husband of Mrs. R.M.S.Ranathunge (retired School Teacher), father of Chithranganee (Agriculture, Peradeniya), Kithsiri (University of Peradeniya), Yamuna (Hurikaduwa Balika) and Chaminda (DIMO), expired. Funeral will take place on 12th Saturday 2014, 3.00 pm at Arambegama Cemetary, Pilimatalawa. 068605

WEERASINGHE – Mr. CHANAKA (Proprietor, Shinshio Enterprises, Kohuwala). Beloved husband of Neetha Lalani Maththes, precious father of Gayathri and Shalani Weerasinghe, son-in-law of Leelawathie Maththes, brother-in-law of Susantha Maththes and Gamini Maththes (Member, Urban Council, Maharagama), expired. Funeral at 5.00 p.m. on Saturday 12th April, 2014 at General Cemetery (“Nisala Arana”), Kohuwala. No. 167/2, Dutugemunu Street, Kohuwala. Tel. 0112-825539. 067634

WIJESOORIYA – NIMALA (NE) gone from this earth to a better place we know, green pastures are before him, which yet we have not seen. His Savior has his treasure, and he will walk with him. Husband of the late Mabel. Father of Manilka and Aruna, Nimalka and Suchintha, Naomal and Mohanjali, Rukmal and Shalini, Nimarley and Sathy. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 12 noon on Friday, 11th April and thereafter leaves the Parlour at 4.45 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatta at 5 p.m. 067809 -

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Obituaries: April 10 (Thurs)

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Obituaries: April 10 (Thurs)

Posted on 10 April 2014 by TSL

REV. BRO. CAMILLUS SILVA (a De La Salle Brother, former Principal of St. Benedict’s College and De Mazenod College), expired. His mortal remains will be lying at the De La Salle Provincialate Chapel, 130, De La Salle Street, Colombo 15 and will be removed for burial at Madampitiya Cemetery on 10th Thursday after Holy Mass at 3.00 p.m. 067600

CARRON – EARNEST BENJAMIN – Beloved husband of the late Marlene, darling daddy of Tansy, Lester, Angelica, Rochelle and Tessa, father-in-law of Desmond, Shanica, Errol and Jeffrey. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 10th April at 4 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella. 067851

JAYETILEKE – DOYNE LAKHSMAN – Dearly beloved husband of Mary, loving father of Hiran, Ajuna, Delani (all of Australia), Mahendra (USA) and Neluka (Dubai), loving father-in-law of Ramani, Shiromi, Praboth, Ajantha, Priyaan and Yoshitha, loving grandfather of Nayomi, Shehan, Nalin, Hirushi, Minneli, Vimukhthi, Virendra, Menakshi, Nirmal Veronica and Ashvika, great grandfather of Shevan, Shehika, Hishena, loving brother of Charmaine, Sriyani, Trevor and the late Chitrangani. Cortege leaves residence 119/15, Kalalgoda Rd, Kalalgoda, Pannipitiya at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th April 2014 for Service at Christ Church, Mirihana at 4 p.m. Burial at Christ Church Burial Ground, Mission Road Kotte at 5 p.m. 067804

PEIRIS CYNTHIA – Dearly beloved wife of the late Justin Quintus Peiris and loving mother to Nirmakumar (NN) and Anishka, mother-in-law to Patricia and Grandmother to Victoria and David, passed away peacefully at her residence. Remains lie at the residence from 7.00 p.m. on 10th April. Cortege leaves on 11th April at 9.30 a.m. for cremation at 10.00 a.m. at the General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella. 067807

PONNIAH – Mrs. PRINCY, expired. Beloved wife of Ebenezer Ponniah, loving mother of Christine & Christobel, mother-in-law of Sylvester & Andrew, loving grandmother of Elisha & Angel, sister of Ravi Rajamani & Harold Rajamani, sister-in-law of Rani & Susanthi. Cortege leaves residence 149, Kalaeliya Road, Ja-ela at 3 p.m. on Thursday 10th April 2014 for burial at Kapuwatta Cemetery. 067850

WEERASINGHE – Mr. CHANAKA (Proprietor, Shinshio Enterprises, Kohuwala). Beloved husband of Neetha Lalani Maththes, precious father of Gayathri and Shalani Weerasinghe, son-in-law of Leelawathie Maththes, brother-in-law of Susantha Maththes and Gamini Maththes (Member, Urban Council, Maharagama), expired. Funeral at 5.00 p.m. on Saturday 12th April, 2014 at General Cemetery (“Nisala Arana”), Kohuwala. No. 167/2, Dutugemunu Street, Kohuwala. Tel. 0112-825539. 067634

WIJESOORIYA – NIMALA (NE) gone from this earth to a better place we know, green pastures are before him, which yet we have not seen. His Savior has his treasure, and he will walk with him. Husband of the late Mabel. Father of Manilka and Aruna, Nimalka and Suchintha, Naomal and Mohanjali, Rukmal and Shalini, Nimarley and Sathy. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 12 noon on Friday, 11th April and thereafter leaves the Parlour at 4.45 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatta at 5 p.m. 067809.

 

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Obituaries: April 9th (Wed)

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Obituaries: April 9th (Wed)

Posted on 09 April 2014 by TSL

CHITHRA LILIAN SAMARANAYAKA – Beloved wife of the late Don Gilbert Weerakoon, loving mother of Damayanthi (Canada), Wajira Lalith (Asian Alliance), Gajith, the late Kumara, brother-in-law of Jaliya Rasaputra (Canada), Priyadarshani (Ceylinco), grandmother of Prabhasha, Mathisha Buddima and Ruwandi, passed away on 07th April. Cortege leaves Pinidiyamulla, Payagala at 4.00 p.m. on 09th April for Cremation at Kalutara North Crematorium. 067205

GOMES – SHARON Daughter of the late Mrs. Winifred Thomas (nee Anandappa), the late Mr. George Thomas, wife of Prince Gomes, mother of Gavin and Mark (St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10), sister of Malcolm Thomas (Cinnamon Lakeside), sister-in-law of Dilrukshi Jean, aunty of Sanice and Natalia (St. Lawrence’s Convent). Funeral will take place on 09th of April at St. Francis De Sales, Dalugama burial grounds at 3.30 p.m. No. 69F, N.H.S. Polhena, Kelaniya. 066930

HESTER NIMALA RUPESINGHE – SAMARANAYAKE - Beloved daughter of Henry Foster & Sumana Rupesinghe, sister of the late Hyacinth, Harold, Hugh & the late Hazel, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Kalubowila. Cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 067207

MURUGESU (MRS) DHAMAYANTHIE (nee Gnanapandithen) (of M/s. Nithi Murugesu & Associates, Attorneys-at-Law & Notaries Public & Trustee, Sri Aurobindo Centre [Sri Lanka]). Dearly beloved widow of the late Velupillai Murugesu (Freddy), (Founder/Precedent Partner M/s. Murugesu & Neelakandan, Attorneys-at-Law), beloved mother of Sashi-Devi Neelakandan (Partner, M/s. Neelakandan & Neelakandan), Renuka-Devi Surendran, (Directress, Mira Montessori House of Children), Nithi Murugesu (M/s. Nithi Murugesu & Associates), mother-in-law of Kandiah Neelakandan, (Partner M/s. Neelakandan & Neelakandan), A.R. Surendran (President’s Counsel) and Ashwini Murugesu, grandmother of Saravanan, Janani & Pranavan and of Prashanthan, the late Pradarshini & Pavithra and of Venkateshan & Shankari, sister of the late Thiagarajah, the late Rajarajeswary, the late Canagarajah, the late Nadarajah, the late Sunderapathmavathy and of Sivaraja Gnanapandithen, Attorney-at-Law (Canada) and Sunthareswary Cassipillai (Canada), expired on Saturday 5th April 2014. Her mortal remains were cremated on the same day in keeping with her wishes. No. 11, Havelock Road, Colombo-5, Sri Lanka. (<nithi@nithimurugesu.com> +94 777 728428). 067376

WEERASINGHE – MRS CHANDRANI - Weboda. Beloved wife of Mr O.V. Weerasinghe, loving mother of Lalanthi (Bishop’s College), Mahesh (Australia), Indunil (Timex) and Viraji, mother-in-law of Indrasiri, Shimala, Kingshuka and Anura, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday 09th April for cremation at Weliweriya Crematorium. 291, “Chandrani”, Weboda. 067279

WICKREMASINGHE – MRS JAYANTHA (nee Rajapathirana). Beloved wife of Brigadier Gemunu Wickremasinghe (SLLI), daughter of the late Mr Dambadeniya Rajapathirana and Mrs Wimala Rajapathirana, expired. Cremation on 9th April at 5.00 p.m. at Habaraduwa Cemetery. 067373

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Obituaries: April 8th (Tues)

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Obituaries: April 8th (Tues)

Posted on 08 April 2014 by TSL

GOMES – SHARON Daughter of the late Mrs. Winifred Thomas (nee Anandappa), the late Mr. George Thomas, wife of Prince Gomes, mother of Gavin and Mark (St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10), sister of Malcolm Thomas (Cinnamon Lakeside), sister-in-law of Dilrukshi Jean, aunty of Sanice and Natalia (St. Lawrence’s Convent). Funeral will take place on 09th of April at St. Francis De Sales, Dalugama burial grounds at 3.30 p.m. No. 69F, N.H.S. Polhena, Kelaniya. 066930 -

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Obituaries: Monday, April 7th

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Obituaries: Monday, April 7th

Posted on 07 April 2014 by TSL

DAYALAN K. SUPRAMANIAM (SUPPA) Son of the late Daniel K. Supramaniam and Saraswathy Supramaniam (Australia), husband of Doreen, beloved father of Dinesh and Sanchia, brother of Jayanthi, brother-in-law of Anston, much loved uncle of Allan and Anis (Australia), went to be with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on the 4th of April 2014. The viewing will be at the Mahinda Funeral Parlour, 591, Galle Road, Mt. Lavinia from 12 Mid day on Saturday 5th April to 9 p.m. Sunday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday 9 a.m. onwards. Funeral Service will be on Monday 7th April 2014 at 3.30 p.m. Burial thereafter at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery. 066515

DIAS JOSEPH HENDRY - (Formerly Food Dept & PWD). Beloved husband of the late Dulcie, everloving father of Priyani, Jayantha (Oman), Shirani and Susantha (Millers), father-in-law of Priyantha (AIA Insurance), Dharshani (Oman), Laknatha and Sandamalee, grandfather of Praveen & Reniska, Shalindra, Shavini, Gishara, Gayash, Gimash, Shamira & Piyumi, Eshan, Oshada & Oneth, great grandfather of Sendrina and Shewan, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 35, Christ King Road, Weligampitiya, Jaela at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 7th April for burial Service at St. Francis Xavier Church, Wewala, Jaela. 066903

DR MAHIPALA – VINCENT – Beloved husband of Therese (Retired), loving father of Rupika (UK), Dr Nirmalee (Australia), father-in-law of Dr. Lakshman Perera (UK) and Dr. Nilan de Silva (Australia), devoted grandfather of Dr. Nirmal & Thulani, Nilana & Nimesh, brother of Lily Agnes, Annette, Floreucia, Hate Flora Margaret and Rita Helen, expired. Cortege leaves residence St. Anthony’s Road, Katana West, Katana, on Sunday 8th April at 3.30 p.m. to St. Xaviour’s Church, Halpe for burial. 066882

FERNANDO – BERNICE (nee MIRANDO) – Dearly beloved wife of the late Isidore, loving mother of Indranila and Praemila, mother-in-law of Nimal Perera and Cletus Pullenayegam, darling grandmother of Ishan, Dinushka, Cheri and Cheroni. Cortege leaves residence No.259/6, St. Anthony’s Place, Nayakakanda Road, Hendala, Wattala, on Monday 7th April at 2.00 p.m. for a private burial at Bharatha Cemetery, Ettukal, Negombo. 066912

JAYASINGHE – CHANDRA (Former Manager Culloden Group Neboda and Payagala Estate) – Son of the late Gate Muhandirum Arthur D.S. Jayasinghe and the late Leela Jayasinghe of Payagala, husband of Dr (Mrs) Padmini Jayasinghe, father of Sanjeeva (SK) and Rajindra, father-in-law of Chamintha and son-in-law of the late K.M.P. Mangedera and the late Leela Mangedera, brother of the late Dr K.G., Dr Gamini, Bandula, Deepal, Nalini, Dr Daya, Ananda and Susantha, brother-in-law of Kusuma, Rukmani, Vinitha, Lakshmi, C.W. Siriwardene, Malathi, Shiranthi, Nandani, Wijitha, Pushpa, Daya Gonsakkorale and the late D.E.C. Wijesinghe, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Monday 07th April at 2.15 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte at 2.30 p.m. 066915

FERNANDO – DR. PRADEEP (National Hospital of Sri Lanka). Beloved husband of Prof. Janaki Hewavisenthi, loving father of Saishna, son of Clement and the late Dr. Selvam, expired. Cortege leaves residence, No.14, Obeysekerapura Road, Rajagiriya, on Monday 07th April at 2.45 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte, at 4 p.m. 066910

PACKEER – TUAN BAGOOS (Retired Grain Surveyor – Food Commissioner’s Dept. Charmers Graneries). Much loved husband of Mildred, dearly beloved father of Geoffrey, Oscar (Canada), Yasmin, Fortune (Mackwoods), Barbara (Australia), Wendy (Emirates, Dubai), passed away on 6th of April 2014. Burial carried out according to Islamic rites on 6th April 2014. 48/20A, Wimala Estate Road, Nugegoda. 066914

PAYNTER – Mrs VALESCA (nee WATT) – Born 26th July 1916 – Died on 5th April 2014. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Arnold Paynter, loving mother of Rtd Dr Arthur Paynter – UK, and Kathleen – Canada, sister of the late John, Douglas Watt and sister-in-law of Viola – both of Australia, mother-in-law of Magdalene Paynter – UK and Rev. Brian Bartley – Canada, grandmother of Anand and Mary – both of UK. She leaves behind a bigger family of management, staff and children of the Paynter Children’s Home, Nuwara Eliya. Funeral takes place on Monday 7th April 2014. Cortege leaves the Paynter Home, Gemunu Mawatha, Nuwara Eliya for funeral service at 3 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, Church Road, Nuwara Eliya. Burial at the family burial on Lady McClum’s Drive, Nuwara Eliya. 066908

WEERAKOON – DON KUMAR - Beloved son of the late Don Wilbert Weerakoon and Chithra Liliyan Samaranayaka, loving brother of Damayanthi (Canada), Wajira, Lalith (Asian Alliance), Gajith, brother-in-law of Jaliya Rasaputra (Canada), Priyadarshani (Ceylinco), uncle of Prabhasha, Marhisha, Buddima and Ruwandi, passed away on April 02nd. Cortege leaves Pinidiyamulla, Payagala at 4.00 p.m. on April 07th 2014 for cremation at Kalutara North Crematorium. 066864

WIMALASEKARE – SRINATH (K.S.S) – Beloved husband of Kusala, son of the late Mr & Mrs K.D. Wimalsekare of Horana, much loved father of Devika, Anusha & Sudharshi, father-in-law of Tissa Mohotti, Suchith Mohotti and Rohan de Silva, grandfather of Sachintha, Sushani, Rashmi and Ranuli, brother of Lakshmi, the late Mallika and Dharmasiri, brother-in-law of Harsha Wickremasinghe and the late Padmini Wimalasekare. Cortege leaves 11/1, Elibank Road, Colombo 5, at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 7th April for cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte at 4.30 p.m. 066911

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