Tag Archive | "Sri Lanka Obituaries"

Tags:

OBITUARIES- MAY 2017

Posted on 30 May 2017 by admin

Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

ABEYSUNDARA – ANURA – Dearly beloved husband of Mihiri,​ precious thaththi of Natasha,​ loving son of late Francis Abeysundara and of Nimala,​ son-in-law of late U.K. Dharmadasa and of Nimal,​ loving brother of Geethanjali,​ Chandrika and Prasad,​ brother-in-law of Lalith,​ Jayantha & Tania,​ Manohari,​ Dinesh,​ Roshini,​ Ranmali,​ Hemantha,​ Vidisha and Sanjeeva,​ passed away peacefully in Auckland,​ New Zealand. No. 72,​ Atkin Avenue,​ Mission Bay,​ Auckland,​ New Zealand.065625

GUNARTNAM RAJAMOHAN (SONNY) – Son of late Samuel Gunaratnam and Regina Kuddipillai,​ beloved husband of Saraswathy Rajamohan nee Kadirgamar,​ proud father of Arukshan Rajamohan (Cayman Islands) and father-in-law of Chaturika Fonseka,​ daughter of Prof. T.S.G. Fonseka and Sepalika Fonseka and sister of Sayuri Fonseka and husband Joel Ganeshan and grandfather of Aaron,​ Noah and Amaya,​ brother of Mrs Mahildevi Paramalingham (Canada) and of late Mr Jeyasingham,​ Balasingham,​ Tharmarajah,​ Shanmugnathan and Mrs Pushpavanam Selvaratnam and much loved uncle of nephews and nieces. The remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Parlour,​ cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday June 01,​ 2017. Viewing from Wednesday 9 a.m. at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour,​ Borella.066087

GUNASENA – M.D. PERCY – Loving husband of late Christine,​ father of Steven and Karen; brother of late Sepala,​ late Sarath,​ Chandra,​ Ananda,​ Himali and late Kusuma; son of late Mr. M.D. and late Mrs. Lillian Gunasena. His remains lie at 110/​15,​ Thurstan Road,​ Colombo 3. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 31 May,​ for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte at 4.00 p.m.065948

PERERA – W.M. (MAHEE PERERA) – Former AGM – National Water Supply and Drainage Board. Dearly beloved husband of Daya Perera (Ceylon Petroleum Corporation),​ loving father of Thushari Perera (AIA Insurance Lanka PLC) and Mihiri Perera,​ loving father-in-law of Samath Fernando (Hirdaramani Group) and Nishantha Karunathilake (Virtusa Group),​ grandfather of Sanugi Fernando,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 31st of May 2017 at 5 p.m. from No. 351/​1,​ Errawwala,​ Pannipitiya for Cremation at Errawwala Cemetery at 6 p.m. Tel. 0772756346.065782

PERERA – NIRMAL (Chairman – N.J. Caterers) – Loving son of late Huge Perera (Attorney-at-Law) and Geraldine Perera,​ beloved husband of Jesmine Perera,​ loving father of Dilakshan Perera and Dilshan Perera (Attorney-at-Law),​ loving brother of Maccella Abey Silva,​ father-in-law of Maneesha and Gimhani,​ brother-in-law of Abey Silva,​ grandfather of Tharul,​ Jenara and Deroosha,​ uncle of Niroshan and Manisha,​ passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 8/​79,​ Perera Gardens,​ Colombo Road,​ Kurunegala on 1st June 2017 at 4 p.m. for burial at R.C. Section General Cemetery,​ Kurunegala.066077

WEERASURIYA – NEIL S.W. was called to be withthe Lord on May 28th 2017. Neil leaves behind his beloved wife Yvonne and children Jonathan and Debra,​ brother of Ranjan Priyantha and Lalith,​ brother-in-law of Sylvia,​ Maxine,​ Leela,​ late Percy Seneviratne,​ Melody and Marcel Nathan,​ Karmen and David,​ Packian and Anil and Linda Seneviratne. Remains lie at 18/​4,​ Evergreen Park Road,​ Colombo 05. A service of thanksgiving will be held on 31st May at 3.30 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. and burial at Jawatte Cemetery at 4.30 p.m.065456

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

ABEYSEKERA – NILESH,​ Safe in the arms of Jesus. Precious son of Lalindra (SSP Corporate Services) and Anne (staff St. Lawrences Convent,​ Wellawatta),​ loving brother of Manesh (student St. Joseph’s College,​ Colombo 10),​ darling chuti putha of Dawn,​ adorable grandson of Preeya & Miriam Abeysekera and late Marshal & Wimala Perera. Cortege leaves residence No. 55/​6,​ Nimala Maria Mawatha,​ (4th Lane),​ Hendala,​ Wattala at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 30th May for burial at St. Mary’s Church,​ Nayakakanda Cemetery.065453

ABEYSUNDARA – ANURA – Dearly beloved husband of Mihiri,​ precious thaththi of Natasha,​ loving son of late Francis Abeysundara and of Nimala,​ son-in-law of late U.K. Dharmadasa and of Nimal,​ loving brother of Geethanjali,​ Chandrika and Prasad,​ brother-in-law of Lalith,​ Jayantha & Tania,​ Manohari,​ Dinesh,​ Roshini,​ Ranmali,​ Hemantha,​ Vidisha and Sanjeeva,​ passed away peacefully in Auckland,​ New Zealand. No. 72,​ Atkin Avenue,​ Mission Bay,​ Auckland,​ New Zealand.065625

DR. JOACHIM – MICHAEL (Chairman CIDA). Beloved husband of Estelle,​ father of Janice and David,​ brother of late Rosemary Dias,​ Yvonne Ranasinghe and Ninette and of Iris Pestonjee and Marina Wijesekera. Viewing remains on Monday 29th at 10.00 a.m. onwards at A.F. Raymonds’ Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 30th May,​ for burial at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte (Catholic Section).065454

GUNASENA,​ M.D. PERCY – Loving husband of late Christine,​ father of Steven and Karen,​ brother of late Sepala,​ late Sarath,​ Chandra,​ Ananda,​ Himali and late Kusuma,​ son of late Mr M.D. and late Mrs Lillian Gunasena. His remains lie at 110/​15,​ Thurstan Road,​ Colombo 3. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 31 May,​ for Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte at 4.00 p.m.065753

JAYASURIYA – TISSIE – Beloved wife of George,​ loving mother of Capt. Hasitha Jayasuriya (Australia),​ Rasanji,​ Asri (UK),​ mother-in-law of Lourdes (Australia),​ Major General Keerthi Rajapaksa and Lalin De Silva (UK),​ much loved grandmother of Ishari,​ Dinusha,​ Senurie,​ Kaveen and Dhanul. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia. Cremation at Mt. Lavinia General Cemetery on 30th May at 5.00 p.m.065556

PERERA – W.M. (MAHEE PERERA) – Former AGM – National Water Supply and Drainage Board. Dearly beloved husband of Daya Perera (Ceylon Petroleum Corporation),​ loving father of Thushari Perera (AIA Insurance Lanka PLC) and Mihiri Perera,​ loving father-in-law of Samath Fernando (Hirdaramani Group) and Nishantha Karunathilake (Virtusa Group),​ grandfather of Sanugi Fernando,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 31st of May 2017 at 5 p.m. from No. 351/​1,​ Errawwala,​ Pannipitiya for Cremation at Errawwala Cemetery at 6 p.m. Tel. 0772756346.065782

WEERAKOON – MRS. GERTRUDE – It is with regret that we announce the demise of Mrs. GERTRUDE (Gerty) WEERAKOON,​ nee DELGODA. Daughter of late Victor & Helena Katherina Delgoda,​ dearly beloved wife of W. B. R (Ritchy) Weerakoon (Ex. Air Force and Richard Pieris Company Ltd),​ darling mother of Chula (Ex.Air Force and Kandy City Centre),​ late Tissa,​ Sandya (New Zealand),​ Dulani (Ex Musaeus College and Lyceum – Panadura) and Amitha (New Zealand),​ mother-in-law of Upali,​ Wasundara & Jodi (New Zealand),​ sister of late Lakshmi,​ late Capt. Neil Delgoda,​ Diana & Subadra,​ grandmother of Panduka,​ Chanukah,​ Esala,​ Araliya,​ Niko & Taine,​ great-grandma of Thisanga. Cremation held at Morrisons Henderson Auckland NZ on Wednesday the 24th May 2017 at 3.30 pm. May she attain Nibbana!065017

WEERASURIYA – NEIL S.W. was called to be withthe Lord on May 28th 2017. Neil leaves behind his beloved wife Yvonne and children Jonathan and Debra,​ brother of Ranjan Priyantha and Lalith,​ brother-in-law of Sylvia,​ Maxine,​ Leela,​ late Percy Seneviratne,​ Melody and Marcel Nathan,​ Karmen and David,​ Packian and Anil and Linda Seneviratne. Remains lie at 18/​4,​ Evergreen Park Road,​ Colombo 05. A service of thanksgiving will be held on 31st May at 3.30 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. and burial at Jawatte Cemetery at 4.30 p.m.065456

——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

Monday, May 29, 2017.

ABEYSEKERA – NILESE,​ Safe in the arms of Jesus. Precious son of Lalindra (SSP Corporate Services) and Anne (staff St. Lawrences Convent,​ Wellawatta),​ loving brother of Manesh (student St. Joseph’s College,​ Colombo 10),​ darling chuti putha of Dawn,​ adorable grandson of Preeya & Miriam Abeysekera and late Marshal & Wimala Perera. Cortege leaves residence No. 55/​6,​ Nimala Maria Mawatha,​ (4th Lane),​ Hendala,​ Wattala at 4.00 p.m. for burial at St. Mary’s Church,​ Nayakananda Cemetery.065453

DR. JOACHIM – MICHAEL (Chairman CIDA). Beloved husband of Estelle,​ father of Janice and David,​ brother of late Rosemary Dias,​ Yvonne Ranasinghe and Ninette and of Iris Pestonjee and Marina Wijesekera. Viewing remains on Monday 29th at 10.00 a.m. onwards at A.F. Raymonds’ Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 30th May,​ for burial at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte (Catholic Section).065454

SILVA – J.P. WIJE. Dearly beloved husband of Srima,​ loving father of Gihan,​ Sharmalee and Roshan,​ father-in-law of Niroshini,​ Eunan and Gayani son of late Mr & Mrs G.P.A. Silva,​ brother of late Sessie Rodrigo,​ Nannie Perera,​ G.P.T. Silva,​ G.P.A. Silva,​ Padma Gunaratne and of Dr. G.P.J. Silva,​ brother-in-law of late Harry Rodrigo,​ Sammy Perera,​ Piyaseeli,​ Soma,​ Piyatilaka and of Sobhani,​ late Gamini and of Tissa and Sarath Jayawardane and Sarojini Gunaratne. Cortege leaves 722/​41,​ Abhayapura,​ Athurugiriya at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 29th May 2017 for Cremation at Athurugiriya Cemetery.065452

WEERASURIYA – NEIL S.W. was called to be withthe Lord on May 28th 2017. Neil leaves behind his beloved wife Yvonne and children Jonathan and Debra,​ brother of Ranjan Priyantha and Lalith,​ brother-in-law of Sylvia,​ Maxine,​ Leela,​ late Percy Seneviratne,​ Melody and Marcel Nathan,​ Karmen and David,​ Packian and Anil and Linda Seneviratne. Remains lie at 18/​4,​ Evergreen Park Road,​ Colombo 05.A service of thanksgiving will be held on May at 3.30 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. and burial at Jawatte Cemetery at 4.30 p.m.065455

———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Sunday, 28 May, 2017.

PASTOR MAHENDRAN – Pastor ARUMUGAM MAHENDRAN – Vice President of the Ceylon Pentecostal Mission entered rest on the 26th of May. A Testimony Service will be held on Sunday at 5.00 p.m. at the Mission Headquarters,​ No. 11,​ Rodrigo Place,​ Mattakkuliya,​ Colombo 15. Thereafter,​ Funeral Service will be held on Monday the 29th at 10.00 a.m. Burial General Cemetery,​ Kanatte.065402

RANJITH – VITHANA – Rtd. Deputy Director – Dept. of Census and Statistics and latterly of the Development Council,​​ Oman. Dearly beloved husband of Sharmini (Rtd. Teacher,​​ Princess of Wales and Sirimavo Bandaranaike Vidyalaya),​​ darling father of Chulangi and Anjula (ATCs,​​ Airport and Aviation) and Dimuth (Q Technologic,​​ Nugegoda),​​ brother of Milinda,​​ late Tissa,​​ Devasiri and Kusum. Cremation at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday the 28th June,​​ at General Cemetery,​​ Kohuwala. Cortege leaves residence 62/​​2,​​ Mission Road,​​ Kotte,​​ at 3.30 p.m.065168

Death Acknowledgements

PERERA – BONNIE – Sons Ravi & Vajira,​ Swarna,​ Jasmine & Ronnie thank most sincerely all our dear friends and relatives for joining us on Bonnie’s final journey. The care and empathy that you showed,​ touched our hearts making our pain and great loss bearable. May we also thank those who sent messages of condolence,​ floral tributes and helped us in many ways. We regret our inability to thank each one individually.063042

SAMARAWICKRAMA – IVAN – We wish to humbly express our immense gratitude towards those who have shared in our grief,​ offered their condolences and stood by us since our beloved father’s death. We are extremely grateful to the venerable members of the Sanga for their comforting presence. The President,​ Prime Minister,​ Parliamentarians on all sides of the aisle,​ police and government servants were a great source of strength in ensuring that the last rites were performed in accordance with his wishes. We thank also our relatives,​ friends,​ members of the media and members of the public for understanding the necessity of concluding the funeral within 24 hours of his passing. While we are unable to individually express our gratitude to each person who stood by us,​ we thank each of you for your grace,​ kindness and solidarity during this difficult time. Anil,​ Malik,​ Lalin and our extended family.065099

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

Saturday, May 27, 2017.

JAYASINGHE – DR. T. (Former Ambassador to State of Palestine). Dearly beloved husband of Kalyani,​ most loving father of Amaayaa and Manik Arjuna,​ father-in-law of Adrian and Thusitha,​ grandfather of Seshanka & Sashenka,​ passed away. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. on Saturday 27th May 2017,​ for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 3.00 p.m. No. 155/​27,​ Dolalanda Gardens,​ Thalawathugoda. Tel. 0112775713.062994

JEYARETNAM – ROSMARY SAKUNTALA. Beloved wife of the late Wing Commander Joe Jeyaretnam,​ precious mother of Jehan and Nadika,​ grandmother of Joseph Javin,​ daughter of the late A.S. (SP Police) and Mary Pushpam Mariyanayagam. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 10.30 a.m. on Saturday 27th May for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 11.00 a.m.065089

LIYANARACHCHIGE GETSEY NISSANKA PERERA. Called to eternal rest on 25.05.2017. Beloved son of late Justin and Agnes Perera of Galle,​ loving husband of Swinitha and loving father of Sanjeevani and Dilip,​ father-in-law of Rob Child,​ loving brother of Christy,​ Carlo,​ Rene,​ Elarian,​ Mervyn and Marius and brother-in-law of Susila (Mrs. Wilfrey Rodrigo). Cortege leaves No. 535,​ Horethuduwa,​ Moratuwa at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 27th May for burial at St. Peter’s Church,​ Koralawella.064213

MUNIAYAH – CHANDRAPAL – Dearly beloved husband of Vimalambihai,​ most loving father of Dr. Kailasanathan,​ late Gajendranath,​ Nivethini,​ Navaneethan,​ Amuthini and father-in-law of Yasothini,​ Sivanesan,​ Sri Gajavathany,​ Arunakumar and loving brother of Lion Shanmuganathan J.P. Cortege leaves residence No. 1,​ Joseph Lane,​ Colombo 4 on Sunday 28th May 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at Borella Hindu Cemetery at 4.15 p.m.065297

RANJITH – VITHANA – Rtd. Deputy Director – Dept. of Census and Statistics and latterly of the Development Council,​ Oman. Dearly beloved husband of Sharmini (Rtd. Teacher,​ Princess of Wales and Sirimavo Bandaranayake Vidyalaya),​ darling father of Chulangi and Anjula (ATCs,​ Airport and Aviation) and Dimuth (Q Technologic,​ Nugegoda),​ brother of Milinda,​ late Tissa,​ Devasiri and Kusum. Cremation at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday the 28th June,​ at General Cemetery,​ Kohuwala. Cortege leaves residence 62/​2,​ Mission Road,​ Kotte,​ 3.30 p.m.065184

SIVAPALAN – MRS. KAMALAWATHY of 9/​1,​ Kawdana Road,​ Dehiwela,​ passed away. She is the wife of Dr. P. Sivapalan,​ mother of Narsika,​ Thilsika and Kirusika,​ mother-in-law of Balendra Kirupaharan and Harish Krishna,​ grandmother of Varshna,​ Telvin Ahee,​ Thimeka Hishran and Hishrah. Her remains will lie at Mahinda Florist,​ Mt. Lavinia on 27.05.2017. Funeral Service will be conducted according to Hindu Rights on 28.05.2017 and cremation will take place at 10 a.m. Informant: Dr. P. Sivapalan 0779262951,​ 0776638427.065296

—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Thursday, May 25, 2017.

ARMSTRONG – HELENA (nee DOWNALL). Dearly beloved wife of late Henry,​ beloved mother and mother-in-law of Michael & Angie,​ Tyrone & Jeewa,​ much loved grandmother of Alex,​ Tehara and Jenara,​ beloved sister of Tony and Maureen and sister-in-law of Freddie and Cheryl. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Friday 26th May at 6.00 a.m. for service at the Mahaiyawa Cemetery Chapel and thereafter burial (R.C. Section).063029

JAYASINGHE – DR. T. (Former Ambassador to State of Palestine). Dearly beloved husband of Kalyani,​ most loving father of Amaayaa and Manik Arjuna,​ father-in-law of Adrian and Thusitha,​ grandfather of Seshanka & Sashenka,​ passed away. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. on Saturday 27th May 2017,​ for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 3.00 p.m. No. 155/​27,​ Dolalanda Gardens,​ Thalawathugoda. Tel. 0112775713.062994

RANASINGHE – BERTHA (Retired Teacher,​ Clifton Balika and Yashodara Balika). Beloved wife of late David Ranasinghe (Carsons Cumberbatch). Loving mother of Shanaka and Thusitha,​ mother-in-law of Jayampathy Molligoda and Anoja Ranasinghe,​ much loved grandmother of Shamilka,​ Anushika and Himantha,​ loving sister of late Neville,​ Oven,​ Omsby,​ Rani and of Deninis. Cortege leaves residence 556/​3,​ Laktharu Mawatha,​ Thalangama North,​ Battaramulla on Thursday 25th May at 3.30 p.m. for burial at St. Mathews Church,​ Ganahena,​ Battaramulla.063030

ROGER GOMEZ – Loving son late Alfred & Millie Gomez Beloved husband of Ranjani (nee Gonsal) ever loving father of Melville (Sydney) loving brother of Chandra. Aloy Sheila, Angela & Antoinette loving brother-in-law of late Tony Pastor Rohan, Edith Romula, Errol, Annette & Joe. Loving son-in-law of late Fedrick Gonsal and Therese Gonsal died peacefully in Sydney Australia.062838

SENANAYAKE – LAKSHMI (RANAWEERA). Beloved wife of Mr. S.B. Ranaweera,​ loving mother of Chinthika,​ Samanthi & Chanaka,​ sister of Sumi,​ Ranjith & Rohini,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence 44A,​ De Silva Road,​ Kalubowila,​ at 1.45 p.m. on 25th May 2017. Cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery.063032

——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

DE SILVA – BENTOTAGE ROHITHA – Loving son of late Munidasa & Beryl De Silva (Lintons),​ beloved husband of Haleena,​ everloving father of Oscar & Yohan,​ father-in-law of Nilanthi & Amanthi,​ loving brother of Rohan,​ Ravi & Chami,​ expired. Remains lie at 36/​5,​ Jayasuriya Mawatha,​ Kandana. Cortege leaves residence at 1.00 p.m. on Wednesday 24th May for Cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 2.30 p.m.062485

DE SILVA – MARY. Beloved wife of late Mr. U.D. Vincent De Silva (Retired Public Health Inspector),​ mother of late Vincent,​ late Manel,​ Laksman,​ Indrani,​ Kingsley,​ Sarath (Belgium),​ Nihal (Australia),​ Sepala,​ mother-in-law of late Elgine,​ late Kandage,​ Podi Menike Ranasinghe,​ Pathirana,​ Kanthie,​ Wasanthie Thenuwara (Belgium),​ Chandani Liyanage (Australia),​ Shanthie and grandmother of all her grandchildren,​ has passed away. Cremation will take place at Kohuwala Cemetery on 24th May 2017 at 4.00 p.m. Cortege leaves at 3.15 p.m. from No. 70,​ Hathbodiya Road,​ Kalubowila,​ Dehiwala.062259

DE SOUZA – LEO STEPHEN (Retired – Bank of Ceylon). Beloved husband of Heather,​ precious father of Ramona (Australia),​ Ramsay (Australia) and Brindsley (Richard Pieris & Co.),​ beloved father-in-law of Jeyaraj (Australia),​ Jennifer (Australia) and Hiranthi (LPF Academy),​ much loved grandfather of Dilshani (Australia),​ Dinesh (Australia),​ Brandon (Australia) and Avindi,​ great grandfather of Jehan. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia. Cremation at Mt. Lavinia General Cemetery on 24th Wednesday,​ at 2.00 p.m.062338

SRI KUMARADAS JOHN ARCHDALE – TILLEKERATNE ABEYESEKERE. Son of late Mr Gorden Archdale Tillekeratne Abeyesekere and Mrs Winifred Abeyesekere,​ beloved husband of Dorothy,​ father of Deepthi,​ Thushani & Ruwani,​ father-in-law of Marene Amalia,​ Prasanna Wickramasooriya,​ Roshindra Herat Seneviratne,​ grandfather of Angelo,​ Mario,​ Savio & Abhishake,​ passed away. Burial will take place at the Kanatte Burial Grounds (R.C. Section),​ Borella at 4 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 2.45 p.m. on 24th May 2017. No. 340,​ Gama Meda Rd,​ Thudella,​ Jaela.062491

———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

DE SILVA – MARY. Beloved wife of late Mr. U.D. Vincent De Silva (Retired Public Health Inspector),​ mother of late Vincent,​ late Manel,​ Laksman,​ Indrani,​ Kingsley,​ Sarath (Belgium),​ Nihal (Australia),​ Sepala,​ mother-in-law of late Elgine,​ late Kandage,​ Podi Menike Ranasinghe,​ Pathirana,​ Kanthie,​ Wasanthie Thenuwara (Belgium),​ Chandani Liyanage (Australia),​ Shanthie and grandmother of all her grandchildren,​ has passed away. Cremation will take place at Kohuwala Cemetery on 24th May 2017 at 4.00 p.m. Cortege leaves at 3.15 p.m. from No. 70,​ Hathbodiya Road,​ Kalubowila,​ Dehiwala.062259

DE SOUZA – LEO STEPHEN (Retired – Bank of Ceylon). Beloved husband of Heather,​ precious father of Ramona (Australia),​ Ramsay (Australia) and Brindsley (Richard Pieris & Co.),​ beloved father-in-law of Jeyaraj (Australia),​ Jennifer (Australia) and Hiranthi (LPF Academy),​ much loved grandfather of Dilshani (Australia),​ Dinesh (Australia),​ Brandon (Australia) and Avindi,​ great grandfather of Jehan. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia. Cremation at Mt. Lavinia General Cemetery on 24th Wednesday,​ at 4.30 p.m.062337

FERNANDO – LINUS JAYASIRI (Fmr. Prop. St. Jude’s Engineering & Machinery Services,​ Colombo 14). Loving son of late Lucian & Oril,​ beloved brother of Lucille Veerasingham,​ Anton and Jayantha (MD – Lanka UK Plantations Pvt. Ltd.),​ brother-in-law of Yvonne and late Fred,​ loving uncle & granduncle of Ninna & Jutta (Directresses) & Nishan (Planter – James Finlays),​ Melanie (Qatar),​ Radhika & Susantha Dissanayake,​ Ramesh & Nilika (Australia),​ Kumeresh (Dubai),​ Lashan,​ Mevan & Thilini. Cortege leaves residence on Tuesday 23rd May at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Roman Catholic Section). No. 24,​ Mount Pleasant,​ Baseline Road,​ Colombo 9. Contact No. 0777-715114.062164

JAYAWICKREMA – PRIYADARSHA CHRISANTHA (Formerly Dept. of Prisons). Beloved husband of Sarojini,​ father of Shalini and Sandunika,​ father-in-law of Niranjan,​ son of late Annesly Jayawickrema and of late Chrissie Jayawickrema,​ at rest with jesus. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia at 3.30 p.m. on Tuesday,​ 23rd May,​ for service at 4.30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church,​ Korelawella and burial thereafter. 66/​7A,​ 3rd Lane,​ Koralawella,​ Moratuwa.062194

MAHADEVA BHAGWAN (BABA). The death is announced of MAHADEVA BHAGWAN (BABA) in London – United Kingdom on 21st May 2017. Son of late Swaminathan Mahadeva and late Jeyaranee Pathmanathan,​ brother of Arjan Cumiyan (Cumi) Dayalan Elangovan (Elanko),​ Galatharan (Koova),​ Hariputhran (Hari),​ brother-in-law of Nazeera,​ Ruth,​ Yamuna,​ Rajani,​ Madonna,​ Cheryl. Funeral arrangements will be notified later.062123

PERUMAL – (ANSTON) ANTHONY,​ NICHOLAS AIYAM PERUMAL. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Fonseka),​ loving father of Anne Christeen (Dubai),​ Manik James (Seven Seas Navigation),​ Reeni Imeida (Qatar),​ father-in-law of Rizan Caseer (Dubai),​ grandfather of Ethan. Cortege leaves residence No. 314/​5,​ Christopher Mawatha,​ Thudella,​ Ja-Ela for burial on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 at 3.00 p.m. to St. Mary’s Church Burial Grounds,​ Thudella.062098

PONNAMPERUMA – ZELMA. Daughter of late Mr. & Mrs. F.S. Ponnamperuma of Galle,​ eldest sister of late Placidus and Rohini,​ Swineetha,​ Ruvankith,​ Ranjanie,​ late Sunalini,​ Miranie and Jagath. Private funeral took place on 22nd May 2017,​ according to her wishes.062315

RODRIGO – SOMA. Wife of Lion Quintus Rodrigo,​ mother of Vasana Rodrigo nee Gunatillake,​ USA,​ Samanalie Rodrigo nee Dias USA and Pahan Rodrigo,​ mother-in-law of Kanishka Gunatillake,​ Prasad Dias of USA,​ Enoka Rodrigo nee Herath,​ grandmother of Nethmi and Nethari USA,​ Sharon,​ Anjie and Joshua USA,​ Tiana and Shayan of Wattala,​ passed away in the hands of Almighty God and the remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Parlour,​ Borella,​ Colombo 08 until 24th Wednesday 3.30 p.m. Burial at Wattala,​ Mabola Church Cemetery on Wednesday 24th at 4.30 p.m. Mobile 0776726450. Son’s mobile 0714216872. 647/​16,​ Negombo Road,​ Mabola,​ Wattala.062330

WARNASURIYA – ASOKA. Beloved husband of Dilmani,​ loving father of Asanga,​ Renu and Mihiri,​ Father-in-law of Charini and Nanda,​ grandfather of Sahen and Anira,​ brother of Narada,​ Visakha and Senaka,​ brother-in-law of Ira,​ Shirley,​ Hiranthi and Siri. Remains lie at 66/​5,​ Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha (Green Path),​ Colombo 03. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. on 23rd May 2017 for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5.00 p.m.062166

——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

Monday, May 22, 2017.

FERNANDO – LINUS JAYASIRI (Fmr. Prop. St. Jude’s Engineering & Machinery Services,​ Col-14),​ loving son of Lucian & Oril,​ beloved brother of Lucille Veerasingham,​ Anton,​ Jayantha (MD – Lanka UK Plantations Pvt Ltd),​ loving uncle & grand uncle of Ninna & Jutta (Directresses) & Nishan (Planter – James Finlays),​ Melanie (Qatar),​ Radhika & Susantha Dissanayake,​ Ramesh (Australia),​ Kumeresh (Dubai),​ Mevan & Thilini. Cortege leaves residence on Tuesday 23rd May at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Roman Catholic Section). No. 24,​ Mount Pleasant,​ Baseline Road,​ Colombo 9.062074

KAMAL PREMADASA – Beloved husband of Manel,​ loving father of Somali and Arjuna,​ dear father-in-law of Dimal and Thiyanga,​ beloved seeya of Dravinka,​ Dinelka,​ Nikash and Aniketh,​ brother of the late Sumana,​ of Kusuma,​ Siriya,​ the late Baby and of Sunny and Chithra,​ passed away. Cortege leaves Rohini Funeral Parlour,​ 140,​ Dehiwala Road,​ Maharagama at 2 p.m. on Monday 22nd May for cremation at the Pannipitiya Cemetery at 3.00 p.m.062072

MENDIS – LALINDRA SRILAL – Beloved son of the late Lister Mendis (Teaching Staff STC,​ Mt.Lavinia) and the late Stephanie Mendis. His remains will be taken from Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt.Lavinia at 3 p.m. on Monday on 22nd May for interment at the Christ Church Burial Grounds,​ Dehiwala. The Lord giweth and the Lord taketh away blessed be the name of the Lord.062067

PONMALARESWARY – SIVARAJASINGHAM of Kokuvil. (Retired – Inland Revenue Department). Beloved wife of late Advocate /​ Attorney-at-Law Mooththatamby Sivarajasingham of Puttur,​ precious mother of Dr Sivanujan (Australia),​ Dr Sivapriyan (Medical Officer /​ Colombo South Teaching Hospital),​ Accountant Sivalekha (Zambia),​ Accountant Sivarajani (Australia),​ mother-in-law of Accountant,​ Ramesh (Zambia),​ Kajanthy (Australia),​ grandmother of Amaresh (UK),​ Ahilesh (UK),​ Praveena (Australia),​ Pranav (Australia) and Neha Abirami (Australia),​ expired. The Remains will be kept at Jayaratne Parlour from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. from 21st May to 22nd May 2017. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Parlour on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 at 12 noon for cremation at Borella Cemetery Hindu Section. 6/​16,​ Premier Pacific Pinnacle Apartment,​ 28,​ Lauries Place,​ Colombo-04.062025

SAMAN KUMARA – MR. H.M. CHANDANA (Teacher – Technological Section – Ananda College,​ Colombo) of Thalgahawila,​ Moragahahena,​ expired. Funeral takes place at 4.00 p.m. on Monday,​ 22.05.2017 at Public Cemetery in Miriswatta,​ Moragahahena,​ Horana. Informmed by bereaved colleagues of Engineering Technological Division and Students.062071

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

Sunday, 21 May, 2017.

BERNARD – ETHEL RITA HYCINTH. Beloved wife of late Claude Bernard,​ loving mother of Kamal Bernard (S.L.B.C. – Puttalam),​ Kumudini,​ Deepthi (Canada),​ Angela Mihiri (staff Holy Cross College,​ Gampaha),​ Prasadi (Accountant St. Joseph’s College,​ Negombo Branch),​ mother-in-law of Mangalie,​ Prabath,​ Thilina (Canada),​ Sujith and Yohan,​ expired. Funeral on Sunday 21st May,​ 2017 at 03.30 p.m. at Roman Catholic Church Cemetery,​ Seeduwa. No. 05,​ Railway Station Road,​ Seeduwa.062034

FERDINAND – KASUN NIROSHAN of 104/​2,​ Albert Peiris Mawatha,​ Kuruppumulla,​ Panadura. Beloved husband of Rasika Ransini Fernando,​ loving father of Kaushika Filshi and Anosh Mathew,​ passed away under tragic circumstances while working in Australia on 29/​04/​2017. Funeral took place at Minuwanpitiya,​ Panadura on 14/​05/​2017.060089

ELSIE – LYDIA RAUX. Passed away peacefully on 17th May,​ 2017. Loving wife of late Allan and adored mother of Aloma,​ Arlene (deceased) and Jennifer,​ mother-in-law of Ronnie,​ Fred and Tyronne,​ cherished grandmother and great-grandmother,​ loving sister of Florence (deceased),​ Mildred,​ Edna,​ Carmen,​ Yvonne,​ Christy,​ Maxie,​ Eric (all deceased),​ Sweeton,​ sister-in-law of Charlie,​ Thomas,​ Marian,​ Annesley (all deceased),​ Duggie and Shirley. “God has you in His keeping,​ we have you in our hearts” resting peacefully. The funeral will take place in Melbourne,​ Australia.061659

INNA LILLAHI WAINNA ILAIHI RAJIOON. It is a deep sense of sorrow,​ we announce the peaceful demise of MARHOOM AL-HAJ MUHAMMED SHUMSUDEEN ALAVI IZADEEN (Asst. Harbour Trader George Jewellers),​ son of Marhoom H.M.I. Shumsudeen and Marhooma Sadul Maaba,​ beloved husband of Fathima Mumthaz,​ father of Athoof,​ Aroufe (Qatar),​ brother of Jiffriya Shums,​ Marhooma Badriya,​ Fouza Sheriffdeen,​ Shukra Jiffry and Hassan Sakaff,​ son-in-law of Marhoom M.P.M. Muzammil and Marhooma Nafeesathul Misriya,​ father-in-law of Sharazan and Azmiya,​ loving grandfather of Aasif,​ Atheef,​ Amaan and Ayda,​ brother-in-law of Marhooma Insaf,​ M.M. Hassen Muzaffer,​ Mufthaz Azahim and Munawwer. Janaza took place on 14th April 2017 from his residence 54/​2C,​ Nikape Road,​ Nedimala,​ Dehiwala to Dehiwala Jummah Masjid Burial Ground.059139

MANEL WASALA. Principal,​ Kegalle Balika. Loving daughter of late Wasala Bandara and Pemawathi Menike,​ beloved wife of Gamini Karunaratne (retired Deputy Auditor General),​ loving mother of Dhanasri (NSBM – 3rd year),​ sister of Sirimewan,​ Wasala – Commercial Bank,​ Samanthi – Agriculture,​ sister-in-law of Jayantha (Katunayake),​ Nelum (Commercial Bank),​ P.S.B. and Thamara (Agriculture Dept.),​ Sisira & Harahani (Australia),​ Padman (Grand Monarch) & Swarnamali (Inland Revenue),​ Laxman (Sri Lanka Telecom) & Dr Nayana (Lady Ridgeway),​ Samantha (retired teacher),​ passed away. Remains lie at residence No. 25/​15,​ Meda Bowala Road,​ Kandy. Cortege leaves at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 21.05.2017 for cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 6.00 p.m.061656

MEDONZA – MRS DISHNA. Beloved wife of Roshan Medonza (Hayleys Advantis),​ mother of Emmasha (Bishops College),​ Danik (S. Thomas College),​ Raya (Bishops College),​ daughter of late Edmond Perera and Kamala Perera,​ sister of Thushari Amaradasa and Dilip Perera,​ daughter-in-law of late Ravi Medonza and Nirmaleen Medonza,​ sister-in-law of Chandana Amaradasa (Island Leisure),​ Sulochana (Electricity Board),​ Camy Somasundara (NDB Bank),​ Ruky Somasundara (USA),​ Ranjula Medonza (USA),​ expired. Funeral is on Sunday the 21st May at No. 3,​ 1st Baptist Lane,​ Beddagane Road,​ Pita Kotte. Cortege leaves for General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.00 p.m. for burial at 4.30 p.m.062012

PONMALARESWARY – SIVARAJASINGHAM of Kokuvil. (Retired – Inland Revenue Department). Beloved wife of late Advocate /​ Attorney-at-Law Mouththatamby Sivarajasingham of Puttur,​ precious mother of Dr Sivanujan (Australia),​ Dr Sivapriyan (Medical Officer /​ Colombo South Teaching Hospital),​ Accountant Sivalekha (Zambia),​ Accountant Sivarajani (Australia),​ mother-in-law of Accountant,​ Ramesh (Zambia),​ Kajanthy (Australia),​ grandmother of Amaresh (UK),​ Ahilesh (UK),​ Praveena (Australia),​ Pranav (Australia) and Neha Abirami (Australia),​ expired. The Remains will be kept at Jayaratne Parlour from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. from 21st May to 22nd May 2017. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Parlour on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 at 12 noon for cremation at Borella Cemetery Hindu Section. 6/​16,​ Premier Pacific Pinnacle Apartment,​ 28,​ Lauries Place,​ Colombo-04.062024

RATWATTE – MALLIKA ELLAWALA. Dearly beloved wife of late Clifford Ratwatte,​ (former Chairman,​ Tea Board),​ loving mother of Kamal (Basnayake Nilame,​ Maha Saman Devalaya,​ Ratnapura) and Heshani (Rosie),​ mother-in-law of Kamalani and Dr Sanjaya Arampatta (UK),​ grandmother of Kamilka,​ Kasun,​ Neel and Kavishka,​ sister of Rohini Ratwatte,​ late Premani Ratwatte,​ Indrani,​ Pettiyagoda and Tissa “Tommy” Ellawala (Chairman CW Mackie). Cortege leaves Mahawalatenna Walawwa at 2.00 p.m. on Sunday for cremation at the Public Playground,​ Mahawalatenne,​ Balangoda.061742

DR. DE SILVA – K.M.C. Beloved husband of Suranganie,​ loving father of Duleeka,​ Suren & Sharmila,​ father-in-law of Padmini & Upendra,​ grandfather of Anoushka & Seneli,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 40,​ Dickman’s Road,​ Colombo 5 at 2.45 p.m. on Sunday 21st May. Cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 3.30 p.m.062064

—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Saturday, May 20, 2017.

BOTEJU – LALITH HERBERT. At rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Devika Maria (Nee D Costa),​ loving son of late Oswin (Ossie) and Ivy Boteju,​ much loved brother of Aruni,​ brother-in-law of Chrishantha Ekanayake and Anton D Costa (Weera). Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 20th May 2017 at 2.30 p.m. for service at Christ Church,​ Mirihana at 3.00 p.m.,​ burial at S.S. Mary & John’s Church,​ Nugegoda at 3.30 p.m. 22/​11,​ Ekwatte Road,​ Mirihana,​ Nugegoda.061670

DAHANAYAKE – MRS. OPELIA OBEYSEKARA – Beloved wife of late D. Obeysekara,​ mother of Senaka (Red Apple Travel & Holidays Sri Lanka),​ Bimal (Singer,​ Sri Lanka),​ Prasanna (Cricket Coach Nalanda College,​ Colombo) & mother-in-law of Saminda,​ Bimalka (Ewis),​ Dumali (Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts,​ City Sector),​ expired. Funeral will take place on 20th of May 2017 at the Udahamulla Cemetery. (N. 130/​4,​ Samanala Place,​ Old Road,​ Nawinna,​ Maharagama).061065

DE SILVA JAYAPATHY (Staff St. Anne’s Shrine Thalawila),​ father of Rukshan and Heresh,​ loving son of late Mr & Mrs Collin De Silva (Kotahena),​ loving brother of Doreen,​ late Nihal Lakshman,​ Chitra,​ late Ranjith,​ late Chandra Srilal and Shiranee. Remains lie at Jayaratne Parlour until burial on 20th May at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Kanatta.061592

ELSIE – LYDIA RAUX – passed away peacefully on 17th May 2017. Loving wife of late Allan and adored mother of Aloma,​ Arlene (deceased),​ and Jennifer,​ mother-in-law of Ronnie,​ Fred and Tyronne,​ Cherished grand mother and great grandmother,​ loving sister of Florence (deceased),​ Mildred,​ Edna,​ Carmen,​ Yvonne,​ Christy,​ Maxie,​ Eric (all deceased),​ Sweeton,​ sister-in-law of Charlie,​ Thomas,​ Marian,​ Annesley (all deceased) Duggie and Shirley. “God has you in his keeping,​ we have you in our hearts” resting peacefully. The funeral will take place in Melbourne,​ Australia.061646

JAYASENA – MR PARAKRAMA PATHMASIRI – Beloved husband of Renu,​ father of Pradeep and Emali,​ youngest brother of Dr. Kithsiri Jayasena (Australia),​ Asoka Jayasena (SL) and Yamuna Jayasena (USA),​ brother-in-law of Mr. W.H. Methsiri de Silva and Rohini Jayasena (Australia) and Deen Grearifild,​ passed away on 17th May 2017. Funeral will be held on Saturday 20th May 2017 at Borella Cemetery. No. 28/​6,​ Rajamaha Vihara Rd,​ Jayanthi Mawatha,​ Mirihana,​ Kotte.061666

PANDITHASEKARA – R.B. – Retired Principal – Beloved wife of Vijitha Rajakaruna (Retired Teacher) loving father of Punya (Staff – St. Johns’ College,​ Nugegoda),​ Dammantha (Ex-Noritake),​ Kamani (Airport and Aviation),​ father-in-law of Sunil Alwis (SL Telecom) Udeni Samarathne (SL Telecom),​ Senaka Kularatne (Nestle),​ grandfather of Chameli,​ Yenuka,​ Maheshika and Mayomi,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 05,​ Pahalagama,​ Polgasowita for cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Wethara on 20.05.2017. 011-2704179.061631

RATWATTE – MALLIKA ELLAWALA – Dearly beloved wife of late Clifford Ratwatte (Former Chairman,​ Tea Board),​ loving mother of Kamal (Basnayake Nilame,​ Maha Saman Devalaya,​ Ratnapura) and Heshani (Rosie),​ mother-in-law of Kamalini and Dr Sanjaya Arampatta (UK),​ grandmother of Kamilka,​ Kasun,​ Neel and Kavishka,​ sister of Rohini Ratwatte,​ late Premani Ratwatte,​ Indrani Pettiyagoda and Tissa. “Tommy” Ellawala (Chairman CW Mackie). Cortege leaves Mahawalatenna Walawwa at 2.00 p.m. on Sunday for Cremation at the Public Playground,​ Mahawalatenne,​ Balangoda.061744

—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

Friday, May 19, 2017.

DE ABREW RAMYANIE – Beloved wife of Mettananda,​ mother of Ganisha and Kanchana,​ daughter of late Mr Edwin & Mrs Bertha De Silva,​ sister of late Damayanthi,​ Ranjan,​ Janaka and Kumudinie,​ passed away on 15th May 2017 in UK. Cremation on Friday 19th May,​ 4.00 p.m. at Streetley Crematorium,​ Sutton Coldfield,​ UK.059586

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

Thursday, May 18, 2017.

DE ABREW RAMYANIE – Beloved wife of Mettananda,​ mother of Ganisha and Kanchana,​ daughter of late Mr Edwin & Mrs Bertha De Silva,​ sister of late Damayanthi,​ Ranjan,​ Janaka and Kumudinie,​ passed away on 15th May 2017 in UK. Cremation on Friday 19th May,​ 4.00 p.m. at Streetley Crematorium,​ Sutton Coldfield,​ UK.059586

DE ZILWA – ROGER (Former Sheraton Hotel,​ Abu Dhabi) – Loving son of late Neville & late Mary Josephine De Zilwa,​ beloved husband of Anne,​ loving brother of Neil & Deziree,​ brother-in-law of Roshan Cabraal,​ late Maurice,​ late Charles,​ late Leonard,​ Sextus,​ Fredrick,​ Ranil,​ late Antionette & Ronald Perera. Cortege leaves Kandy Florist,​ Kandy at 3.00 p.m. for Burial at Mahaiyawa Cemetery on Thursday 18th . 0772628544.059868

HARRIDGE – RAY – Loving husband of Therese,​ beloved father of Hashmarine,​ father-in-law of Sriyanka,​ son of late Aden and Blossom,​ brother of Carmen,​ Dorcus and Owen. Remains lie at No. 13,​ Auburn Side,​ Dehiwala. Cortege leaves residence on Friday 19th of May 2017 at 3.30 p.m. Service will be held at Christ Church,​ Dehiwala at 4 p.m. followed by the Cremation at Galkissa Cemetery at 5 p.m.059869

JAYASENA – PARAKRAMA – Beloved husband of Renu,​ father of Pradeepa and Emily. His remains lie at No. 28/​6,​ Jayanthi Mawatha,​ Rajamaha Vihara Road,​ Mirihana. Funeral will be held on May 20 at 4 p.m. at General Cemetery Borella.059870

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

DE SILVA – NIRANJAN (Director Credit Operations,​ Standard Chartered Bank) – Loving son of late Meryn de Silva and of Patricia de Silva. Beloved husband of Menaka Jayawardena (Assistant Director Central Bank) ,​ everloving father of Ransika (St.Joseph’s Primary) and Danuli (Ladies College,​ Primary),​ loving brother of Dilanthi ,​ Rev.Fr. Manoranjan and Chittaranjan,​ loving son-in-law of A.S. Jayawardena (former Governor of Central Bank) and Lalitha Jayawardena,​ loving brother-in-law of Migara (World Bank,​ Washington ),​ Sonali (USA),​ Prashan & Sheanne,​ Souri and Nilantha. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 17th May at 2.30 p.m. for Holy Mass at St. John Dal Bastone Church,​ Pelawatte and burial thereafter at Borella Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. (Roman Catholic Section ). 412/​7,​ Samagi Mawatha,​ Hokandara South.058873

HETTIGODA EDMOND (General Manager – Surath Wickramasinghe Associates). Loving husband of Sandya (Open University),​ father of Sashya (CSA) and Dilum (UCL),​ brother of Sunil,​ Sumith and late Malkanthi has passed away. Remains lie at No. 07,​ Mission Lane,​ Pitakotte. The cortege will leave residence on Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at the Baddegama Cemetery,​ Cemetery Road,​ Kotte at 5.00 p.m. Tel: 011 2883037.058703

MARCELLUS – BARBARA (nee RAMANADEN) – Beloved wife of late Anthony Marcellus,​ loving mother of Sandra,​ Tamaris,​ Suresh,​ Sharmila and Ramanie,​ mother-in-law of late Daniel David and of Marius Gomez,​ Emashi Marcellus,​ Ajit Allirajah and Clement De Silva,​ grandmother of Shivanka,​ Ashwini,​ Shannon,​ Shashanka,​ Kaylon,​ Shivane and Shenali,​ great grandmother of Rakeesha,​ sister of late Rita Vincent. Cortege leaves residence No. 29/​4,​ Elie Lane,​ Colombo 15 at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 17th May. Burial at 4.30 p.m. at Madampitiya Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section).058875

PERERA – DERVIN (Retired Deputy Director of Sports & Former National Athletic Coach and of Gateway International,​ Rajagiriya). Dearly beloved husband of Manel (Staff Christ King College,​ Pannipitiya),​ loving son of late Juse and Charlotte Perera of Chilaw,​ loving brother of Olvia,​ Wilma,​ Rohini (Italy),​ Regina (Italy),​ late Benildus,​ Ivan and Ranjan,​ brother-in-law of Godfrey (Italy),​ Mala,​ Ajith,​ Beata,​ Stanly (Italy),​ Meril (Italy) and of Angela,​ Rev. Sr. Pauline Perera (O.P.),​ Noeline and of the late Harold,​ Vernon,​ Trixie and Ronald. Remains lie at residence “Killarney”,​ No. 499,​ Negombo Road,​ Wattala. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 17th May 2017 to St. Mary’s Church Burial Grounds,​ Mabola,​ Wattala.058986

SENANAYAKE BALASURIYAGE HARRIET WIMALAWATHIE – Beloved wife of late D.J. Senanayake,​ loving mother of Dr Lakshmen Senanayake (Retired Consultant Obstetrician & Gynecologist) & Mrs Shyamalee Kumari Senanayake and loving mother-in-law of Dr Gitanjali Senanayake (Retired Consultant Radiologist) and the late Mr Thilak Gampola,​ much adored grandmother of Dr Mananjala Senanayake (TH Kurunegala) & Dr Asela Senanayake (KDU),​ passed away on 15.05.17. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour Borella. Cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m on Wednesday 17th May for Cremation at 4.00 p.m. at Borella Cemetery.059130

VANS-SANDEN – ROYLE CLARENCE PATRICK (82y) – Beloved husband of Susan (v​a​n​.​s​a​n​d​e​n​@​o​u​t​l​o​o​k​.​c​o​m​),​ dearly loved father of Gail,​ Donna,​ Reza and Robin Son of Ivor & Phoebe (deceased),​ brother of Ralston,​ Arlene Juriansz,​ Estelle Misso,​ Lorina Riemers,​ and Aloma Solomons – Educated at St. Peter’s College,​ Colombo 4,​ Sri Lanka,​ represented College in Boxing & Cricket,​ Founder Member Peterite OBU (U.K. Br.),​ passed away on 02.05.17. Funeral at Huddersfield Crematorium,​ Fixby Road,​ HD2 2JF (West Yorkshire),​ U.K. on Friday,​ 19th May,​ 2017 at 1.15pm. (Inserted by Brian Ratnayake,​ St. Peter’s College Colombo OBU (UK Branch) at the request of,​ and on behalf of Mrs. Susan Van Sanden).058801

—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

DE SILVA – NIRANJAN (Director Credit Operations,​ Standard Chartered Bank) – Loving son of late Meryn de Silva and of Patricia de Silva. Beloved husband of Menaka Jayawardena (Assistant Director Central Bank) ,​ everloving father of Ransika (St.Joseph’s Primary) and Danuli (Ladies College,​ Primary),​ loving brother of Dilanthi ,​ Rev.Fr. Manoranjan and Chittaranjan,​ loving son-in-law of A.S. Jayawardena (former Governor of Central Bank) and Lalitha Jayawardena,​ loving brother-in-law of Migara (World Bank,​ Washington),​ Sonali (USA),​ Prashan & Sheanne,​ Souri and Nilantha. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 17th May at 2.30 p.m. for Holy Mass at St. John Dal Bastone Church,​ Pelawatte and burial thereafter at Borella Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. (Roman Catholic Section). 412/​7,​ Samagi Mawatha,​ Hokandara South.058873

DE SILVA – NIRANJAN (Director Credit Operations,​ Standard Chartered Bank) – Loving son of late M.E.M.S De Silva (Additional Government Analyst) and Patricia De Silva,​ beloved husband of Menaka Jayawardena (Assistant Director Central Bank). Everloving father of Ransika (St Joseph’s College) and Dhanuli (Ladies College). Loving brother of Dilanthi,​ Fr Manoranjan and Chittaranjan,​ loving brother in law of Prashan,​ Sheanne,​ Migara (World Bank,​ Washington),​ Sonali and Nilantha. Loving son in law of A.S Jayawardena (Ex Governor Central Bank) and Lalitha Jayawardena. Cortege leaves residence for burial at Borella General Cemetery 4.30pm on Wednesday. 412/​7,​ Samagi Mawatha,​ Hokandara South,​ Talawathugoda.058892

HETTIGODA EDMOND (General Manager – Surath Wickramasinghe Associates). Loving husband of Sandya (Open University),​ father of Sashya (CSA) and Dilum (UCL),​ brother of Sunil,​ Sumith and late Malkanthi has passed away. Remains lie at No. 07,​ Mission Lane,​ Pitakotte. The cortege will leave residence on Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at the Baddegama Cemetery,​ Cemetery Road,​ Kotte at 5.00 p.m. Tel: 011 2883037.058703

MARCELLUS – BARBARA (nee RAMANADEN) – Beloved wife of late Anthony Marcellus,​ loving mother of Sandra,​ Tamaris,​ Suresh,​ Sharmila and Ramanie,​ mother-in-law of late Daniel David and of Marius Gomez,​ Emashi Marcellus,​ Ajit Allirajah and Clement De Silva,​ grandmother of Shivanka,​ Ashwini,​ Shannon,​ Shashanka,​ Kaylon,​ Shivane and Shenali,​ great grandmother of Rakeesha,​ sister of late Rita Vincent. Cortege leaves residence No. 29/​4,​ Elie Lane,​ Colombo 15 at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 17th May. Burial at 4.30 p.m. at Madampitiya Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section).058875

NIRMALLI SRINI PALDANO – Beloved wife of George,​ daughter of late Stephen and Evelyn Hapugoda,​ sister of Mahen,​ Ajit,​ Malinand Deva,​ sister-in-law of Latha,​ Nirmala and Jayanthi,​ passed away on Sunday 14th May. Remains will be at A.F. Raymond Parlour Monday and Tuesday. Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella at 3 p.m. Tuesday 16th May.058951

NOEL BRIAN DIRCKZE. Loving husband of Marie,​ father of Liza Abraham,​ Pierre,​ Steve and Britmarie Perera,​ father-in-law of Adrian Abraham,​ Robin Perera and Orana,​ brother of Justin,​ Aubrey (Australia),​ late Bianca Foenander,​ Miliani,​ Waldo (USA),​ Noeline De Bond,​ Christine Meynert,​ Ivor,​ Rebecca Barrie (Australia),​ Rosemary Foenander (USA) and Judy Vanderputt (Australia),​ missed dearly by all his grand children. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour at 4.00 p.m. for Galkissa Cemetery on Tuesday 16th. 058704

PERERA – DERVIN (Retired Deputy Director of Sports & Former National Athletic Coach and of Gateway International,​ Rajagiriya). Dearly beloved husband of Manel (Staff Christ King College,​ Pannipitiya),​ loving son of late Juse and Charlotte Perera of Chilaw,​ loving brother of Olvia,​ Wilma,​ Rohini (Italy),​ Regina (Italy),​ late Benildus,​ Ivan and Ranjan,​ brother-in-law of Godfrey (Italy),​ Mala,​ Ajith,​ Beata,​ Stanly (Italy),​ Meril (Italy) and of Angela,​ Rev. Sr. Pauline Perera (O.P.),​ Noeline and of the late Harold,​ Vernon,​ Trixie and Ronald. Remains lie at residence “Killarney”,​ No. 499,​ Negombo Road,​ Wattala. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 17th May 2017 to St. Mary’s Church Burial Grounds,​ Mabola,​ Wattala.058985

RANASINGHE – REGINOLD – Retired S.O. of Matale Post Office. Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of late Matron Mrs Kathleen Ranasinghe (Matale Nursing Home),​ loving father of Dorin,​ Hilary,​ Angeline,​ Sis. Rosan Methsiri and late Damika,​ father-in-law of Bandara,​ Kanthi,​ Nishanthi,​ Pradeep. Funeral Service at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesday 16.05.2017 at No. 19,​ Kotuwegedara,​ Matale,​ thereafter the remains will be removed for Burial to the General Cemetery,​ Matale 0775881873.058953

VANS-SANDEN – ROYLE CLARENCE PATRICK (82y) – Beloved husband of Susan (v​a​n​.​s​a​n​d​e​n​@​o​u​t​l​o​o​k​.​c​o​m​),​ dearly loved father of Gail,​ Donna,​ Reza and Robin Son of Ivor & Phoebe (deceased),​ brother of Ralston,​ Arlene Juriansz,​ Estelle Misso,​ Lorina Riemers,​ and Aloma Solomons – Educated at St. Peter’s College,​ Colombo 4,​ Sri Lanka,​ represented College in Boxing & Cricket,​ Founder Member Peterite OBU (U.K. Br.),​ passed away on 02.05.17. Funeral at Huddersfield Crematorium,​ Fixby Road,​ HD2 2JF (West Yorkshire),​ U.K. on Friday,​ 19th May,​ 2017 at 1.15pm. (Inserted by Brian Ratnayake,​ St. Peter’s College Colombo OBU (UK Branch) at the request of,​ and on behalf of Mrs. Susan Van Sanden).058801

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Monday, May 15.

HETTIGODA EDMOND (General Manager – Surath Wickramasinghe Associates). Loving husband of Sandya (Open University),​ father of Sashya (CSA) and Dilum (UCL),​ brother of Sunil,​ Sumith and late Malkanthi has passed away. Remains lie at No. 07,​ Mission Lane,​ Pitakotte. The cortege will leave residence on Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at the Baddegama Cemetery,​ Cemetery Road,​ Kotte at 5.00 p.m. Tel: 011 2883037.         058703

JAYARATNE – UPALI OSMAND (Retired Assistant General Manager,​ Bank of Ceylon). Loving husband of Swarna (Lalitha),​ father of Dilan & Nadeeka,​ father-in-law of Vajira & Soha,​ grandfather of Yenuli,​ Shanaya & Sheyara. Remains lie at 12/​15,​ Dharmaratne Avenue,​ Sanjeewa Fernando Lane,​ Rawathawatta,​ Moratuwa. Burial at Queen of Angel Church,​ Rawathawatta on Tuesday 16th May 2017 at 3.30 p.m. 011 2647757.    058706

KODITUAKKU – THAMILA (nee DE SILVA). Beloved wife of Ravi Kodituakku (Commercial Bank),​ precious mother of Nethmi,​ Hasaru and Sneha (Musaeus College),​ daughter of Leela De Silva and late J.P. De Silva,​ sister of Manjula,​ Kokila,​ Duminda and Nirmala,​ expried under tragic circumstances. Remains lie at No. 03,​ Himalaya Mawatha,​ Baththaramulla. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 15th of May 2017 at 3.30 p.m. Funeral will be held at Battaramulla cemetery at 4.00 p.m. Contact No: 0777 701320.    058701

KULASENA – SUBASH. Beloved son of B.D. Kulasena & Daisy Kulasena,​ loving husband of Kithmini and father of Akitha & Kavindi,​ brother of Dianeetha. Remains lie at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour,​ Borella. Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella on Monday 15th May 2017 at 3.00 p.m.  058700

NOEL BRIAN DIRCKZE. Loving husband of Marie,​ father of Liza Abraham,​ Pierre,​ Steve and Britmarie Perera,​ father-in-law of Adrian Abraham,​ Robin Perera and Orana,​ brother of Justin,​ Aubrey (Australia),​ late Bianca Foenander,​ Miliani,​ Waldo (USA),​ Noeline De Bond,​ Christine Meynert,​ Ivor,​ Rebecca Barrie (Australia),​ Rosemary Foenander (USA) and Judy Vanderputt (Australia),​ missed dearly by all his grand children. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour at 4.00 p.m. for Galkissa Cemetery on Tuesday 16th .         058704

SAMARATUNGA – CLARENCE BUDDHIN (Ex. Air Ceylon). Beloved husband of Padmini Sunil,​ father of Surani (Ex. British Airways),​ Saminda (Ex. Roton Vander),​ father-in-law of Mahendra (Nestle) & Shalini,​ son of late Mr & Mrs Santiago Samaratunge of Vilegoda,​ Ambalangoda,​ brother of late Wimala & Amara,​ loving grandfather of Anuka,​ Tehan,​ Nadithya & Nimhara,​ expired. Remains lie at No. 120,​ Galle Road,​ (South),​ Dehiwala (opposite Arpico),​ cremation at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 15th at Galkissa Crematorium. Tel: 0777 302578,​ 077 6693127.         058698

———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017.

ALHAJ MOHAMED BAHRAIN HALEED (Sinnen) J.P. INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAHI RAJIOON – It is with deepest sense of sorrow we announce the peaceful demise of Alhaj Mohamed Bahrain Haleed on 8th May and burial took place on 9th May 2017 at Mabola Jumma Mosque. He was the loving husband of Proja (Perlyn,​ nee Miskin),​ loving father of Zaharan Haleed,​ Haida Lye and Rushana Pallie,​ loving father-in-law of Dilishiya,​ Elsie,​ Haleem Lye and Wahid Pallie,​ darling grandfather of Nabeel,​ Aaminah,​ Abdulla,​Adeel,​ Thanvir,​ Eleeza and Kathija. loving brother of Dofan Raban,​ late Ismailia Burah and late Imam Bagoos Haleed (twin brother). Loving brother-in-law of Julaila Bagoos,​ Kenny Burah,​ Roy Raban,​ Alwin (Duke),​ Juliana (Dixie) Ibrahim,​ Nizam (Prince),​ Roomi (Raja),​ Hafiz (Vince),​ Fazal (Zernie) and Seenar (Robin) Miskin. May Allah grant him Jannathul Firdhouse. Ameen. #20/​29A,​ Kattiyawatta,​ Mabola,​ Wattala. 0112933809,​ 0777797977.058018

CADER- HUZAIR Of H. Cader & Co, No 7 Temple Street Kandy. Husband of Roshan (Retired Teacher Badi-Uddin Mahmud Girls College Kandy). Father of Dr. Rifka & Hakam (Australia). Uncle of Shiffa & Anaz. Son of late Abdul Cader & Sithy Subaidha. Son in law of late Rajeen & Razeena Deen. Brother of Ummu Aysha, late Marjie, Thawfeek & Farila. Janaza took place on 09 May 2017. 10/29, Wagolla Road, Lewella, Kandy.0812240799 058422

GUNARATNAM – W.C.M. (GUNAM) Called to Rest with Jesus. Old Boy of St. Patricks College,​​ Jaffna. Beloved husband of Catherine,​​ loving father of Mervyn,​​ Melonie & Malcolm,​​ father-in-law of Iresha,​​ Jehan & Randika,​​ loving grandfather of Manuka Jego,​​ Jenaya,​​ Jeyana Jega & Jeylan. Remains lie at Western Funeral Directors,​​ Negombo. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 14th May at 3.00 p.m for burial at the Bolawalana Roman Catholic Cemetery.058264

KANU DHIRAJLAL MODY (Former Director of D.K. Mody & Co. Ltd). Beloved husband of Sunita,​ loving father of Devanshi and Samir,​ precious son of late Mr. D.K. Mody and late Mrs. M.D. Mody,​ brother of Prafulla,​ Jayashree,​ Gita and Kiran,​ expired in Mumbai (11/​05/​2017). Funeral rites were performed in Mumbai on 12/​05/​2017. Condolence messages may be sent to condolences. k​a​n​u​.​d​.​m​o​d​y​@​g​m​a​i​l​.​c​o​m​058652

KARUNATILLAKA – PUNYA (Retd. Social Service Officer). Beloved husband of Neelamani,​​ ever-loving son of late D C S Karunatillaka and late Daisy Diara Amarasekara,​​ most precious father of Kalyani,​​ Anil,​​ Rukmini,​​ Udeni and Gayani,​​ father-in-law of Gamini Gamage,​​ Dulcie Poddalgoda,​​ Major General Leonard Mark (Retd.),​​ Nandana Jayawardana and Colonel Deepal Tennakoon (Retd.),​​ brother of late Chandra Wansa Disanayake,​​ late Dharmavibuthi,​​ late Vajira Buddhi,​​ late Pushpa Karunarathna,​​ late Thilaka Kalugalle and late Dr. Kesara. Remains will be laid to rest at No. 80 “Vijitha”,​​ Polgahawela Road,​​ Ranwala,​​ Kegalle. Cortege leaves residence at 5 p.m. Cremation at 6 p.m. at Kegalle Cemetery.058476

RAVEENDRAN – ALOYSIOUS – (Deputy Director of Customs),​​ passed away on Thursday 11th May 2017. Beloved husband of Dhamayanthy,​​ father of Dhanushan (London) Vaishaly (Belvoir College),​​ son of late Mr. Aloysious and Puvaneshwary Aloysious,​​ son-in-law of Mr. S. Ramanathan (Retired Deputy Director of Customs) and Satkuneswary Ramanathan,​​ brother-in-law of Vijayanthy,​​ Krishanthy and Sanjeevan. Remains lie at his residence 60,​​ Sirisapa Road,​​ Wellawatte on Saturday 13th from 8.00 a.m. and Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 14th at 11 a.m. for cremation at Borella General Cemetery,​​ Hindu Section. 60,​​ Sirisapa Road,​​ Wellawatte. Phone: 011-2556318.058435

ROHITHA – Beloved son of Eddie Wickramasekera and late Soma Wickramasekera,​​ brother of Ajith,​​ Nilmini and Manjula,​​ brother-in-law of Manel,​​ Lakmal and Huxley,​​ and uncle of Nimesh,​​ Nilusha,​​ Sonali,​​ Sonal and Malith. Remains lie at Jayaratne Parlour,​​ Borella. Funeral on Sunday at 3.30 p.m at the Borella Cemetery.057939

SITHI KADHIJA AHAMATH (NOOR),​ passed away peacefully on 3rd May,​ 2017. Janaza took place the following day at Akbar Town Mosque burial ground. Loving sister of Alhaj Naleer Packeer Ally and Mrs. Sithi Laila Jainudeen. “May Allah bless everyone who attended the Janaaza and helped us in many ways. Ameen”. No. 225/​2,​ Bandaranayake Mawatha,​ Hunupitiya,​ Wattala.057129

PERERA – RICHARD – Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Richard (formerly of Ceylon Army). Beloved husband of (late) Olga (nee Juriansz),​ father of Clyone Van Den Driesen,​ Tyronne Perera (Canada) and Odette D’ Olivera (Australia),​ formerly of Salon Anoma Bambalapitiya,​ father-in-law of (late) Reggie Van Den Driesen,​ Naomi,​ Perera (Canada),​ Leon D’ Olivera (Australia),​ grandfather of Leroy Van Den Driesen,​ Gavin /​ Tatziana Perera (UAE),​ Ryan (Canada),​ Sheyna (USA),​ great grandfather Zacchary,​ Ashley and Cole (UAE). Cortege leaves Mahinda Florist Mt Lavinia at 4.30 p.m. on Monady 15th of May 2017 for Burial at the General Cemetery,​ Kanatta.058697

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Saturday, May 13, 2017.

CANDAPPA – MISS GLADYS – Entered glory on 11th of May 2017. Loving daughter of late Mr and Mrs John Rodrigo Candappa,​ loving sister of late Rose Fernando,​ late Violet Kennedy,​ Laurel Benjamin,​ late Claude Candappa,​ late Elsie Peter and Joe Candappa,​ loving aunty of Pamela Rajoo,​ Jennifer Rajapakse and the other nieces and nephews. Her mortal remains lie at her residence 281/​11,​ Deans Road,​ Colombo 10. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday the 13th of May 2017 at 3.45 p.m. at Maradana Methodist Church. Thereafter,​ the burial at the General Cemetery,​ Borella – family section.058334

DE SILVA – HEMALI – Beloved wife of late Herbert de Silva of Dodanduwa,​ loving mother of late Shirley,​ Manil,​ Pumie and Kumudu,​ father-in-law of Dhammika,​ Indra,​ late Lal and Dilip. Remains lie at No. 14,​ Army Housing Scheme,​ Thumbowila,​ Piliyandala. Cremation at Thumbowila Crematorium on Saturday 13th May at 3.00 p.m.057854

GUNARATNAM W.C.M. (GUNAM) Called to Rest with Jesus. Old Boy of St. Patricks College,​ Jaffna. Beloved husband of Catherine,​ loving father of Mervyn,​ Melonie & Malcolm,​ father-in-law of Iresha,​ Jehan & Randika,​ loving grand father of Manuka Jego,​ Jenaya,​ Jeyana Jega & Jeylan. Remains lie at Western Funeral Directors,​ Negombo. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 14th May at 3.00 p.m for Burial at the Bolawalana Roman Catholic Cemetery.058261

KARIYAPPERUMA – ATHUKORALALAGE MALLIKA SRIMATHI – (Retired English Teacher of De La Salle College,​ Colombo); beloved wife of the late Welikadage Henry Perera,​ (retired Principal) loving mother of Indrajith (Abans PLC),​ Jayantha,​ Chathrapani,​ Harsha,​ Ramani,​ and Rohini; and mother-in-law of Prasadini,​ Ruklanthi,​ Rasika (Ministry of Higher Education & Highways),​ Dhammika (Castle Hospital),​ Gamini and Chandra,​ recently passed away. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday,​ 14th May at 5.00 p.m. Cremation takes place at the Batapotha Public Cemetery,​ Battaramulla. 668,​ “Sithuruwana”,​ Perera Mw,​ Thalangama South,​ Pelawatte,​ Battaramulla.058479

KARUNATILLAKA – PUNYA (Retd. Social Service Officer). Beloved husband of Neelamani,​ ever-loving son of late D C S Karunatillaka and late Daisy Diara Amarasekara,​ most precious father of Kalyani,​ Anil,​ Rukmini,​ Udeni and Gayani,​ father-in-law of Gamini Gamage,​ Dulcie Poddalgoda,​ Major General Leonard Mark (Retd.),​ Nandana Jayawardana and Colonel Deepal Tennakoon (Retd.),​ brother of late Chandra Wansa Disanayake,​ late Dharmavibuthi,​ late Vajira Buddhi,​ late Pushapa Karunarathna,​ late Thilaka Kalugalle and late Dr. Kesara. Remains will be laid to rest at No. 80 “Vijitha”,​ Polgahawela Road,​ Ranwala,​ Kegalle. Cortege leaves residence at 5 p.m. Cremation at 6 p.m. Kegalle Cemetery.058475

PERERA – DOUGLAS. Retired Chemistry Teacher of Ananda College,​ Colombo 10,​ passed away peacefully on May 10. Father of Judy,​ Dilrukshi (Dilky),​ Sanje,​ Dino and loving grandfather of Melissa,​ brother of Stanley,​ Newton,​ George,​ Rufus,​ late Boniface and Sylvia. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday,​ May 13 for burial at Mount Lavinia General Cemetery. Visitations from 12 noon on Thursday May 11 onwards.057587

RAVEENDRAN – ALOYSIOUS – (Deputy Director of Customs),​ passed away on Thursday 11th May 2017. Beloved husband of Dhamayanthy,​ father of Dhanushan (London) Vaishaly (Belvoir College),​ son of late Mr. Aloysious and Puvaneshwary Aloysious,​ son-in-law of Mr. S. Ramanathan (Retired Deputy Director of Customs) and Satkuneswary Ramanathan,​ brother-in-law of Vijayanthy,​ Krishanthy and Sanjeevan. Remains lie at his residence 60,​ Sirisapa Road,​ Wellawatte on Saturday 13th from 8.00 a.m. and Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 14th at 11 a.m. for cremation at Borella General Cemetery,​ Hindu Section. 60,​ Sirisapa Road,​ Wellawatte. Phone: 011-2556318.058436

ROHITHA – Beloved son of Eddie Wickramasekera and late Soma Wickramasekera,​ brother of Ajith,​ Nilmini and Manjula,​ brother-in-law of Manel,​ Lakmal and Huxley,​ and uncle of Nimesh,​ Nilusha,​ Sonali,​ Sonal and Malith. Remains lie at Jayaratne Parlour,​ Borella. Funeral on Sunday at 3.30 p.m at the Borella Cemetery.057943

SEGARAJASINGAM SIVANATHAN formerly of Ceylon Tobacco Company. It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we inform you of the passing away of Mr. Sivanathan Segarajasingam,​ age 79,​ beloved husband of the late Sarveswary,​ ever loving father of Jegan and Rathika,​ loving father-in-law of Devi and Balan and precious grandfather of Brinda,​ Anneka,​ Isha and Schiiv,​ passed away peacefully in Canada on May 9,​ 2017. The Cremation will take place on Saturday May 13,​ 2017 at 2.30 p.m. (EST). Email: s​i​v​a​.​s​e​g​a​@​r​o​g​e​r​s​.​c​o​m​ Phone : 09052011262.057937

SENANAYAKE – PKMB (Retired Govt. Teacher). Beloved wife of late A. Senanayake, Precious mother of Cheka, Shanka, Sama, Kolitha & Dileepa Mother in law of Sanath, late Varuna, Kamala & Dushshantha, abored grand mother of Mithma, Jayandi, Deemantha & Arundathie, expired. Cremation on 13th Saturday at Mahaiyawa 155, Uda Peradeniya, Peradeniya. T.P. 0812389699, 0812065799.058133

WICKRAMASINGHE – CYNTHIA nee GOMES of Colombo 15 – (Directress – Studio Fashion) called to Rest on 11th May 2017 at the age of 84. Beloved wife of late S S Wickramasinghe (Wicky). Daughter of late Proctor E L Gomes and late Mrs. Hilda Gomes,​ much loved sister of Anthea (Gilo) and Baje,​ sister-in-law of Carmen Gomes,​ darling aunt of Camille,​ Beverly,​ Cheryl and Edgar,​ beloved grand aunt of Dhananjana,​ Natalie,​ Dilini,​ Shane,​ Dilshan,​ Lihini,​ Anthea and Kirk. Remains lie at Jayarathne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 12.30 p.m. on Saturday 13th May for cremation at Madampitiya General Cemetery at 2.00 p.m. 112,​ Church Road,​ Colombo – 15.058625

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

Friday, May 12, 2017.

GUNARATNAM (GUNAM) – W.C.M. – Called to rest with Jesus. Old boy of St. Patrick’s College,​ Jaffna. Beloved husband of Catherine,​ loving father of Mervyn,​ Melonie & Malcolm,​ father-in-law of Iresha,​ Jehan & Randika,​ loving grandfather of Manuka,​ Jego,​ Jenaya,​ Jeyana,​ Jega & Jeylan. Remains lie at Western Funeral Directors,​ Negombo. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 14th May at 3.00 p.m. for burial at the Bolawalana Roman Catholic Cemetery.057811

MIHINDUKULASURIYA – WIMALA (nee NAWULLA),​ retired Central Bank. Beloved wife of Austin (Central Bank),​ affectionate mother of Kusal (USA),​ Dr Samila (USA) and Hasanka,​ mother-in-law of Dr Kathie (USA) and Kaushali,​ darling grandmother of Rosemary and Sebastian,​ sister of Padma Dahanayake,​ passed away peacefully. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 13th May for cremation at Borella General Cemetery at 3 p.m.057539

PERERA – DOUGLAS. Retired Chemistry Teacher of Ananda College,​ Colombo 10,​ passed away peacefully on May 10. Father of Judy,​ Dilrukshi (Dilky),​ Sanje,​ Dino and loving grandfather of Melissa,​ brother of Stanley,​ Newton,​ George,​ Rufus,​ late Boniface and Sylvia. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday,​ May 13 for burial at Mount Lavinia General Cemetery. Visitations from 12 noon on Thursday May 11 onwards.057587

WEERESINGHE – ROHAN ANTHONY HUGH – from 15 Sep. 1949 to 11th May 2017. Beloved husband of Dileeni Weeresinghe and devoted father of Shayani Weeresinghe,​ son of late Hugh and Naomi Weeresinghe,​ brother of Chulan Weeresinghe,​ son-in-law of late Dalton and Lakshmi De Silva Wijeyeratne. Funeral Service will be held at the Roman Catholic Chapel,​ General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.00 p.m. on Friday 12th May 2017 followed by burial at 4.30 p.m.057810

———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

DISSANAYAKA – DIAS WICKRAMASURIYA – SEELAWATHI (SAINA). Beloved wife of late Veda Muhandiram J.W.K. Dissanayaka of Nakulugamuwa,​ precious mother of late Ranjani,​ mother-in-law of Graham Dissanayaka,​ adored grandmother of Nirmala and Chula Herath,​ Chitranganie and Priyantha Jayawardena,​ Mahendra and Anne Marlis Dissanayaka,​ sister of Abel Dias Wickramasuriya,​ Lucie Pathiratne,​ Margret Dias Abeygunawardena,​ Jane Ranawaka,​ Henry Dias Wickramasuriya and Charlina Walawage (all sisters and brothers deceased),​ expired. Cortege leaves residence on 11th Thursday at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Family Burial Grounds,​ Nakulugamuwa.057250

LION NADARAJAH PREMARAJAH (Retired Senior Manager HNB and member of Lions Club of Colombo East). Passed away in Colombo. Beloved husband of Sivayogachelvy,​ loving father of Pranavan and father-in-law of Aishwarya,​ brother of Premakumar,​ Premini Ganeshanantham,​ late Premaranjan and Prementhiran. His remains will lie at his residence 64/​1,​ School Avenue,​ off Station Road,​ Dehiwala,​ from 10.05.2017. Religious ceremony starts at 8.30 a.m. on 11.05.2017. Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella,​ Hindu Section. Pranavan – 0773261961.057317

MOORE – DENNIS HERBERT – Called to Eternal Rest – Beloved husband of Mavis (nee Labrooy),​ loving father of Domanie (United Motors),​ Honourine (Australia) and Keith (Fairway Holdings),​ father-in-law of Gamini Arandara (Prison Dept.),​ Thushara Gunasinghe (Australia) and Carmeline Maryse (Hemas Holdings),​ son of late Mr & Mrs H.L. Moore,​ son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs C.F. Labrooy,​ loving uncle of Nishani Reckerman,​ loving grandfather of Permy,​ Sathish,​ Shalinie,​ Dilinie,​ Shehan,​ Ashan,​ Steve & Christina. Cortege leaves residence 109,​ T.C. Road,​ Kudabuthgamuwa,​ Kotikawatte at 2.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Borella (Roman Catholic Section) on Wednesday 10th May 2017.056899

——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

DISSANAYAKA – DIAS WICKRAMASURIYA – SEELAWATHI (SAINA). Beloved wife of late Veda Muhandiram J.W.K. Dissanayaka of Nakulugamuwa,​ precious mother of late Ranjani,​ mother-in-law of Graham Dissanayaka,​ adored grandmother of Nirmala and Chula Herath,​ Chitranganie and Priyantha Jayawardena,​ Mahendra and Anne Marlis Dissanayaka,​ sister of Abel Dias Wickramasuriya,​ Lucie Pathiratne,​ Margret Dias Abeygunawardena,​ Jane Ranawaka,​ Henry Dias Wickramasuriya and Charlina Walawage (all sisters and brothers deceased),​ expired. Cortege leaves residence on 11th Thursday at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Family Burial Grounds,​ Nakulugamuwa.057250

LION NADARAJAH PREMARAJAH (Retired Senior Manager HNB and member of Lions Club of Colombo East). Passed away in Colombo. Beloved husband of Sivayogachelvy,​ loving father of Pranavan and father-in-law of Aishwarya,​ brother of Premakumar,​ Premini Ganeshanantham,​ late Premaranjan and Prementhiran. His remains will lie at his residence 64/​1,​ School Avenue,​ off Station Road,​ Dehiwala,​ from 10.05.2017. Religious ceremony starts at 8.30 a.m. on 11.05.2017. Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella,​ Hindu Section. Pranavan – 0773261961.057317

MOORE – DENNIS HERBERT – Called to Eternal Rest – Beloved husband of Mavis (nee Labrooy),​ loving father of Domanie (United Motors),​ Honourine (Australia) and Keith (Fairway Holdings),​ father-in-law of Gamini Arandara (Prison Dept.),​ Thushara Gunasinghe (Australia) and Carmeline Maryse (Hemas Holdings),​ son of late Mr & Mrs H.L. Moore,​ son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs C.F. Labrooy,​ loving uncle of Nishani Reckerman,​ loving grandfather of Permy,​ Sathish,​ Shalinie,​ Dilinie,​ Shehan,​ Ashan,​ Steve & Christina. Cortege leaves residence 109,​ T.C. Road,​ Kudabuthgamuwa,​ Kotikawatte at 2.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Borella (Roman Catholic Section) on Wednesday 10th May 2017.056899

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 

GUNAWARDENA MARCUS (Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation),​ loving husband of late Antonette Gunawardena,​ father of Shanaka,​ Samantha,​ Subashini,​ brother of late Rita Jayaweera,​ Aloysius Gunawardena,​ B. Don Rani,​ Prasanna Gunawardena,​ father-in-law of Gerard Roshantha Wijesundera,​ in-laws of late Noel Perera ,​ Neil & Denzil Perera and deeply sorrowed grand children,​ expired. Remains would be at No. 146,​ Averiwatte Road,​ Wattala till 10 a.m. on Wednesday 10th May. Burial at St. Annes Church,​ Kethhena,​ Thebuwana,​ Kalutara at 3.00 p.m. Tel. 0765467891,​ 0777614070.056959

MOORE – DENNIS HERBERT – Called to Eternal Rest – Beloved husband of Mavis (nee Labrooy),​ loving father of Domanie (United Motors),​ Honourine (Australia) and Keith (Fairway Holdings),​ father-in-law of Gamini Arandara (Prison Dept.),​ Thushara Gunasinghe (Australia) and Carmeline Maryse (Hemas Holdings),​ son of late Mr & Mrs H.L. Moore,​ son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs C.F. Labrooy,​ loving uncle of Nishani Reckerman,​ loving grandfather of Permy,​ Sathish,​ Shalinie,​ Dilinie,​ Shehan,​ Ashan,​ Steve & Christina. Cortege leaves residence 109,​ T.C. Road,​ Kudabuthgamuwa,​ Kotikawatte at 2.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Borella (Roman Catholic Section) on Wednesday 10th May 2017.056899

REV. SR. CLARISSE KARUNANAYAKE called to Eternal Rest. Funeral Mass on Tuesday 9th May at 3.00 p.m. Burial at R.C. Cemetery,​ Wennappuwa. Holy Family Provincialate,​ 90/​1,​ Rosmead Place,​ Colombo 07.056906

THEMIS MANUEL SAVARIAPPAGE – Former member of Parliament Colombo Central 1956 and Managing Director Royal Mail (Pvt) Ltd. Husband of late Seetha De Silva,​​ father of Srima Darshini,​​ Themis and grandfather of Lakmini and late Sampath. Funeral will take place on Tuesday 9th at 5.00 p.m. Remains lie at Barney Raymond Parlour,​​ Borella. 22,​​ Albert Crescent,​​ Colombo 07. 0775592947.056741

———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

Monday, May 8, 2017 

DON DIANEESIOUS SAHABANDU – Retired Archives Librarian of Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation,​ passed away at the age of 92. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella from 8th Monday to 9th Tuesday fill 12.00 noon. After wards,​ remains will lie at Kolonnawa cemetery parlour at 1.00 p.m. Cremation at 3.00 p.m. on Tuesday 9th May 2017 at Kolonnawa Cemtery.056733

PERERA – LILIAN MARGARET Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of the late Augustine Perera,​ loving mother of Hema,​ Anselm (Oman),​ Amal,​ Sriyani,​ Hyacinth,​ Chrisantha (Dubai) & Nilanthi,​ mother-in-law of Jinadasa,​ Frances (Oman),​ late Raja,​ Javana & Dharshini,​ grandmother of Indika (Canada),​ Jitha (Australia),​ Niluka (Canada),​ Nuwanka (Oman),​ Rukshani,​ Hithesha,​ Ruwinda (Australia),​ Ruvini,​ Roshini,​ Ashan,​ Dilshan & Keshan. Cortege leaves A F Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3.45 p.m. on Monday,​ 8th May 2017 for burial at the General Cemetery Kanatta at 4.00 p.m. Visitation onwards Monday 8th May (9.00 a.m. onwards).056731

SAVARIAPPAGE – THEMIS MANUEL. Former member of Parliament Colombo Central 1956 and Managing Director Royal Mail (Pvt) Ltd. Husband of late Seetha De Silva,​ father of Srima Darshini,​ Themis and grandfather of Lakmini and late Sampath. Funeral will take place on Tuesday 9th at 5.00 p.m. Remains lie at Barney Raymond Parlour,​ Borella. 22,​ Albert Crescent,​ Colombo 07. 0775592947.056637

—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Sunday, 7 May, 2017

DHARMADASA JANITHA LALANI (Nee DIAS) known as LALI. Beloved wife of Ranjith (U.K.),​ loving mother of Inoka (U.A.E),​ Iresha and Liasha (U.K.),​ mother-in-law of Hiran (U.A.E.),​ Nasran (Thailand) and Sylwester (U.K.),​ sister of Gemunu (U.K.),​ Suranji (U.S.A.),​ Sunimal,​ Roy (U.K.) and Manel (U.S.A.),​ passed away in U.K. on 28th April,​ 2017. Funeral service on Friday,​ 12th May 2017 at Colchester,​ Essex. SL 0112785464 and UK 00447455630933 or 00447577101989.056158

FATHIMA SHERIFF ABDUS SAMAD – INNA LILLAHI WAINNA ILAIHI RAJIOON – It is with a deep sense of sorrow,​ we announce the peaceful demise of our mother,​ grandmother and great-grandmother FATHIMA SHERIFF ABDUS SAMAD,​ at the ripe old age of 95 years,​ on Friday,​ the 21st April 2017,​ at Kaluwella,​ Galle. She was the beloved wife of the late U.L.M. Abdus-Samad,​ pioneer industrialist and businessman of Kaluwella,​ Galle,​ whom she outlived by 49 years. She is survived by 8 children,​ 23 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. The funeral was held on Friday,​ 21st April 2017,​ at 5.30 p.m. at the Ossanagoda Muslim Burial Ground,​ Galle,​ according to funeral rites of the Qadiriyya Islamic Sect. May the almighty Allah grant her Jannatul Firdhouse !!!. Your loving children,​ grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A.S.M. Nilamudeen – Son – Formerly of the State Bank of India and the National Savings Bank,​ A.S.M. Lareef – Son – Formerly of the tutorial staff,​ St. Aloysius’ College,​ Galle and the Ministry of Education of Borno State,​ Nigeria,​ A.S.M. Naseem – Son – Presently of Khiard Jewellers,​ Taj Samudra Branch,​ Colombo,​ Dr. Fathima Sharmila Lareef Jah – granddaughter – Presently Deputy Country Representative for WHO in The Gambia,​ Dr. Shihan Mohameed Lareef – Grandson – Presently Ministry of Health,​ Sri Lanka,​ Dr. Abubakkar Jah – Grandson-in-law – Presently Consultant Urologist,​ Royal Victoria Hospital,​ The Gambia,​ Senior Lecturer in School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences,​ University of The Gambia,​ Sadique Nilamudeen – Grandson – Presently Accountant,​ Abu Dhabi,​ Ilzam Lafir – Grandson – Presently of Deen Brothers,​ Panchikawatte,​ Colombo,​ Nishaat Naseem – Grandson – Presently Marketing Officer,​ Credit Card Sales,​ Seylan Bank Car Centre,​ Colombo,​ Shereen Mohammed Lareef – Granddaughter,​ 184,​ Zone 1,​ Millennium City,​ Kotugoda.053695

JAYAWARDENA – OUIDA (Nee SOYSA) – Safe in the arms of Jesus. Ouida (formerly of Hayleys). Beloved wife of late Franz,​ mother of Gleshan and Mani (Oman) Suresh and Sudhini (Oman) Ravi (formerly Alliance Agencies) and Nayani,​ sister of Rohan,​ late Christobel,​ Marie,​ Hiran and Hema. Cortege leaves residence No. 31/​1,​ Torrington Estate,​ Thimbirigaskatuwa at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday the 7th for Service at 4.30 p.m. at National Church of Holy Cross (Kurusa Palliya) Marawila and thereafter burial at Church Cemetery.056692

NANAYAKKARA – MRS N.A.P. (Beeta). Retired Teacher,​​ Ananda College,​​ Colombo. Wife of late Mr G.H. Nanayakkara (C.W.E.),​​ loving mother and mother-in-law of Helikanthi and Sunil Warnakula Suriyarachchi (Thomas),​​ Ramyakanthi and Dammika Weerathunge (USA),​​ late Yasantha and Shirani (Australia),​​ Pushpakantha and Renuka (Canada),​​ loving grandmother of Dinesh,​​ Omesha,​​ Dilini,​​ Dilan,​​ Chanuka,​​ Hasini and Jelani,​​ passed away. Remains lie at Jayarathne Funeral Parlour on Sunday 7th May from 9.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Cremation at Borella Cemetery at 4 p.m.056391

SHANMUGANATHAN – SARAS. Beloved wife of late K. Shanmuganathan,​ loving mother of Dhakshini and Urmila,​ mother-in-law of Rajan and Lakshman ,​ precious grandmother of Harin,​ Anika and Bhupesh,​ passed away on 30th April 2017. Private funeral held according to her wishes on 02nd May 2017.055411

WADUGODAPITIYA – S.W.B. (Retired Judge of the Supreme Court). Most precious and adored husband of Chandrika,​ son of late T.B. and Rani Wadugodapitiya and son-in-law of late Edmund and of Irene Gunasekera,​ beloved brother of Shiranee,​ late Nalin,​ Lilamani,​ Kumari and Nissanka,​ loving brother-in-law of late Chandra Seneviratne,​ Romayne,​ Jithendra Wanigasekera,​ Aruni,​ Kamini and Nalaka Mendis,​ Gayathri and Amitha Wijeyaratne,​ Kirthi and Seplika Gunasekera,​ much loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews,​ passed away peacefully on 30th April 2017. Funeral was held on 2nd of May amongst a gathering of close family and friends according to his wishes. Condolences may be sent to: 4/​99 P,​ Thalakotuwa Gardens,​ Colombo 5.055106

AMUNUGAMA – KEERTHI Beloved husband of late Ayoma Weragama,​ loving father of Dhananjaya and Nalin,​ father-in-law of Upuli and Asanka,​ darling grandfather of Vidath,​ Thinuka and Kavin,​ beloved son of late Ananda Hemathilaka Amunugama and late Wimala Madawala of Thalgodapitiya expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.15 p.m. on Sunday 7th May 2017 for Cremation at Nawala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 29/​34A,​ Walauwatta Place,​ off Galpotta Road,​ Nawala.056728

CROOS MORAES – LAKSHMAN (Music Mart and formerly of National Savings Bank),​ loving husband of Honorine,​ father of Gayathri and Prasad,​ father-in-law of Amal Gajamange and Rehana,​ darling Seeya of Sanuki,​ Nevan and Leon,​ brother of late Raj and Mahesa,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 12,​ Park Avenue,​ Colombo 5 at 2.00 p.m. on Monday 8th May for Burial at the family burial grounds Negombo.056727

PERERA – LILIAN MARGARET Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of the late Augustine Perera,​ loving mother of Hema,​ Anselm (Oman),​ Amal,​ Sriyani,​ Hyacinth,​ Chrisantha (Dubai) & Nilanthi,​ mother-in-law of Jinadasa,​ Frances (Oman),​ late Raja,​ Javana & Dharshini,​ grandmother of Indika (Canada),​ Jitha (Australia),​ Niluka (Canada),​ Nuwanka (Oman),​ Rukshani,​ Hithesha,​ Ruwinda (Australia),​ Ruvini,​ Roshini,​ Ashan,​ Dilshan & Keshan. Cortege leaves A F Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3.45 p.m. on Monday,​ 8th May 2017 for burial at the General Cemetery Kanatta at 4.00 p.m. Visitation – Sunday 7th May (10.00 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.) & Monday 8th May (9.00 a.m. onwards).056729

——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Saturday, May 6, 2017 

DE SILVA – SHEREEN. Beloved wife of Jude,​ loving sister of Raj,​ Romesh,​ Sheroma,​ Shamen,​ Roshan,​ loving sister-in-law of Suzie,​ Vajira,​ Laksiri,​ Claude and Damayanthi,​ passed away after a brief illness. Remains lie at Barney Raymond’s Parlour,​ Borella from Friday May 5th,​ 2017. Cortege leaves the parlour at 4 p.m. on Saturday for burial at Kanatte,​ Borella.055523

GUNAWARDENA – DAYA. Beloved husband of Amitha,​ loving father of Darshan,​ father-in-law of Radhika,​ grandfather of Maneka,​ passed away peacefully on the 16th of April,​ cremated on the 17th according to his wishes. No:7,​ 6th Lane,​ Borupana Road,​ Ratmalana.054363

JAYATILLEKE – (RUPALI TERRENCIA (nee COREA). Safe in the arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of late Douglas Bertram Jayatilleke (retired Planter),​ dearest mother of Dushantha,​ Randunne (Bogawanthalawa Plantations),​ Shamala (Bollare Logistics Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.),​ loving mother-in-law of Jathika,​ Anusha & Sampath,​ precious grandmother of Ashvini,​ Rebecca,​ Dasith & Ayash,​ loving sister of Kumar Corea & Rohini de Silva,​ expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Kalubowila at 4.00 p.m. on 6th May 2017 for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella Christian Section at 5.00 p.m.056080

NANAYAKKARA – MRS N.A.P. (Beeta). Retired Teacher,​ Ananda College,​ Colombo. Wife of late Mr G.H. Nanayakkara (C.W.E.),​ loving mother and mother-in-law of Helikanthi and Sunil Warnakula Suriyarachchi (Thomas),​ Ramyakanthi and Dammika Weerathunge (USA),​ late Yasantha and Shirani (Australia),​ Pushpakantha and Renuka (Canada),​ loving grandmother of Dinesh,​ Omesha,​ Dilini,​ Dilan,​ Chanuka,​ Hasini and Jelani,​ passed away. Remains lie at Jayarathne Funeral Parlour on Sunday 7th May from 9.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Cremation at Borella Cemetery at 4 p.m.056387

PERERA – MARY ANTOINETTE THERESE. Beloved wife of late Ernest,​ darling mother of Anthony (Sigiriya Village Hotel),​ Joe (Tokyo Cement),​ Marina and Timothy (Shaw Wallace),​ mother-in-law of Celene,​ Geraldine,​ Quintus (late) and Nirusha (HSBC),​ loving grandmother of Asanka (Toyota Lanka),​ Taniya (Nations Trust Bank),​ Fiona (BCI College),​ Shemal (Mobitel),​ Dhanaka & Sanuth. Cortege leaves residence No. 36/​4,​ Amunupitiyawatta,​ Thotupola Road,​ Welisara at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 6th May for burial at Borella Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section) at 4.00 p.m.056170

RANASINHE – HYCINTH (ITTY). Dearly beloved wife of late Felix Ranasinhe,​ loving mother of Maryanne (Dinky) USA,​ late Wendy and of Jude (Remy),​ Access Natural Water,​ mother-in-law of Surendranathan,​ darling Nana of Sureni,​ Sureshni and Surelini. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour on Saturday 6th May at 3.30 p.m. for interment at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Roman Catholic Section).055031

RAVINDRAN (“Ravi”) YOGARATNAM. Passed away peacefully in Toronto on April 30,​ 2017 in his 56th year. He was the son of late E.A. Yogaratnam (“Yoji”) and Sivaneswary (“Sivanes”),​ brother of Manohar (“Mano”) & Mekala (“Kala”) & brother-in-law of Raj Dharmaraj & Lilojini (“Loji”),​ loving uncle of Preveena,​ Sinthuran,​ Sahana & Abijit. Ravi was born in Badulla and studied at St. Thomas’ College,​ Gurutalawa. He worked in Colombo & Bermuda until 1991 & eventually moved to Toronto to live with his family. Viewing – Friday 5th at 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday 6th at 12.00 noon to 1 p.m. followed by service at Chapel Ridge Funeral Home,​ 8911,​ Woobine Avenue,​ Markham ON L 3R 5G1. Cremation will take place on 6th May at 3.30 p.m. at Elgin Mills Crematorium,​ 1591,​ Elgin Mills Road East,​ Richmond Hill ON. Tel Nos. Mano – Mobile 1-416-838-3669 or Home 1-905-479-8528. Kala – Mobile 1-416-876-5228 or Home 1-416-250-8891.055053

SIRIMANNE – JUDITH WINIFRED. Wife of late Mr Fred Sirimanne,​ loving mother of Sirimal,​ Rukmal,​ Romani,​ Ingried and Dulani,​ Mil of Priyanthi,​ Ophelia,​ Nimal,​ Granetious and Hector and all her loving grandchildren. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 7th of May at 4.00 p.m. 89,​ De La Salle Street,​ Col-15 to Madampitiya Burial Grounds.055129

WICKRAMASINGHE – LAURA. Beloved wife of late Mr Nihal Wickramasinghe and loving mother of Nilanthi & Senaka,​ mother-in-law of Bimal & Sonali,​ much loved grandmother of Anushka & Erantha,​ sister of Dorothy,​ Mary,​ late Alistair & Elizabeth,​ passed away peacefully on Monday 1st May. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella from 10 a.m. on Saturday 6th May. Cortege leaves funeral parlour at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 5 p.m. No flowers by request.056272

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Friday, May 5, 2017

REV. FR. DUDLEY PERERA O.M.I. expired. His Mortal Remains will be at De Mazenod House,​ Mattakkuliya from 7 p.m. on Thursday 4th May 2017. The body will be taken to Fatima Church,​ Deans Road,​ Maradana,​ at 8 a.m. on Friday 5th May 2017. Funeral Mass will be at 3.30 p.m. at Fatima Church,​ followed by the burial at Kanatta (R.C. Section).055039

REV. FR. DUDLEY PERERA​ O.M.I. at rest with Jesus – (Former Professor of Scripture National Seminary Ampitiya). Dearly beloved son of late Mr & Mrs R.W. Perera of Panadura,​ loving brother of Frances,​ late Colvin,​ late Mavis and of Marie,​ beloved brother-in-law of late Lionel Ratnayake and of Lucille Perera (Australia),​ Noel Senanayake,​ loving uncle of Manique & late Sarath,​ Sharmila & Jayantha,​ Mihiri & Anuradha,​ Sirini & Roshan,​ Tamara & Jeff (Australia),​ Tanya & Neil (Australia),​ Sulakshi & Dinesh. Remains lie at the Church of Our Lady of Fatima,​ Dean’s Road,​ from 10 a.m. today. Holy Mass at 3.30 p.m. followed by burial at Kanatta Borella.054693

AMARASINGHA – DAISY SRIMATHI. Dearly beloved wife of late Chandrapala Amarasingha (Tangalle),​ loving daughter of late Leoris and Nancy Fernando of Wellawatte,​ much loved mother of Ranjith (Dill) and Rukmani (Donna) (deceased),​ Susanda and Dharshini (Sydney),​ mother-in-law of late Samson Wijesinghe,​ Damayanthi and Blair (Sydney). She leaves behind 7 grandchildren – Gayani,​ Priyanga,​ Dilan (deceased),​ Eresha (Canada),​ Sudharshi,​ Nisal,​ Devin and Senal and 12 great-grandchildren. Daisy will be joining her beloved husband,​ parents,​ sisters and brothers,​ her twins Dill and Donna and her first grandson Dilan. Amma,​ we loved you so much and will miss you forever. May you attain Nibbana. Lots of love from Podi Duwa,​ Putha and family. Cortege leaves residence 135/​8,​ Fernando Gardens,​ Sri Saranankara Road,​ on Saturday 6th May at 4.00 p.m. for general cemetery,​ Mount Lavinia at 5 p.m.054935

DE SILVA – SHEREEN. Beloved wife of Jude,​ loving sister of Raj,​ Romesh,​ Sheroma,​ Shamen,​ Roshan,​ loving sister-in-law of Suzie,​ Vajira,​ Laksiri,​ Claude and Damayanthi,​ passed away after a brief illness. Remains lie at Barney Raymond’s Parlour,​ Borella from Friday May 5th,​ 2017. Cortege leaves the parlour at 4 p.m. on Saturday for burial at Kanatte,​ Borella.055522

JAYATILLEKE – (RUPALI TERRENCIA (nee COREA). Safe in the arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of late Douglas Bertram Jayatilleke (retired Planter),​ dearest mother of Dushantha,​ Randunne (Bogawanthalawa Plantations),​ Shamala (Bollare Logistics Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.),​ loving mother-in-law of Jathika,​ Anusha & Sampath,​ precious grandmother of Ashvini,​ Rebecca,​ Dasith & Ayash,​ loving sister of Kumar Corea & Rohini de Silva,​ expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Kalubowila at 4.00 p.m. on 6th May 2017 for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella Christian Section at 5.00 p.m.055514

RANASINHE – HYCINTH (ITTY). Dearly beloved wife of late Felix Ranasinhe,​ loving mother of Maryanne (Dinky) USA,​ late Wendy and of Jude (Remy),​ Access Natural Water,​ mother-in-law of Surendranathan,​ darling Nana of Sureni,​ Sureshni and Surelini. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour on Saturday 6th May at 3.30 p.m. for interment at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Roman Catholic Section).055031

RAVINDRAN (“Ravi”) YOGARATNAM. Passed away peacefully in Toronto on April 30,​ 2017 in his 56th year. He was the son of late E.A. Yogaratnam (“Yoji”) and Sivaneswary (“Sivanes”),​ brother of Manohar (“Mano”) & Mekala (“Kala”) & brother-in-law of Raj Dharmaraj & Lilojini (“Loji”),​ loving uncle of Preveena,​ Sinthuran,​ Sahana & Abijit. Ravi was born in Badulla and studied at St. Thomas’ College,​ Gurutalawa. He worked in Colombo & Bermuda until 1991 & eventually moved to Toronto to live with his family. Viewing – Friday 5th at 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday 6th at 12.00 noon to 1 p.m. followed by service at Chapel Ridge Funeral Home,​ 8911,​ Woobine Avenue,​ Markham ON L 3R 5G1. Cremation will take place on 6th May at 3.30 p.m. at Elgin Mills Crematorium,​ 1591,​ Elgin Mills Road East,​ Richmond Hill ON. Tel Nos. Mano – Mobile 1-416-838-3669 or Home 1-905-479-8528. Kala – Mobile 1-416-876-5228 or Home 1-416-250-8891.055053

SIRIMANNE – JUDITH WINIFRED. Wife of late Mr Fred Sirimanne,​ loving mother of Sirimal,​ Rukmal,​ Romani,​ Ingried and Dulani,​ Mil of Priyanthi,​ Ophelia,​ Nimal,​ Granetious and Hector and all her loving grandchildren. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 7th of May at 4.00 p.m. 89,​ De La Salle Street,​ Col-15 to Madampitiya Burial Grounds.055129

SRI BHARATHIE – K.P. – (Retired Conservator of Forests),​ beloved husband of late Rukmanie Sri Bharathie,​ loving father of Dr Subhashi (Australia),​ Sharika (HNB) and Kavshali (Dialog),​ father-in-law of Piyankara Premaratne,​ Wasantha De Silva and Eranga Basnayake,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 245/​6A,​ Hill House Garden,​ Dehiwala on Saturday 6th May at 4 p.m. for cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery at 5 p.m.054219

WADUGODAPITIYA – S.W.B. (Retired Judge of the Supreme Court). Most precious and adored husband of Chandrika,​ son of late T.B. and Rani Wadugodapitiya and son-in-law of late Edmund and of Irene Gunasekera,​ beloved brother of Shiranee,​ late Nalin,​ Lilamani,​ Kumari and Nissanka,​ loving brother-in-law of late Chandra Seneviratne,​ Romayne,​ Jithendra Wanigasekera,​ Aruni,​ Kamini and Nalaka Mendis,​ Gayathri and Amitha Wijeratne,​ Kirthi and Seplika Gunasekera,​ much loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews,​ passed away peacefully on 30th April 2017. Funeral was held on 2nd of May amongst a gathering of close family and friends according to his wishes. Condolences may be sent to 4/​99 P,​ Thalakotuwa Gardens,​ Colombo 5.055108

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Thursday, May 4, 2017

ANNETHE – BEATRICE STEPHEN. Previously lived in Badulupitiya,​ Badulla,​ was called to rest on 2nd May 2017 at the age of 87. Beloved mother of Dorathy,​ Fatima,​ Hilda,​ Mervin and Hans,​ together with son-in-laws,​ daughter-in-laws,​ grandsons,​ grand-daughters and other relatives and friends. Cortege leaves residence at No. 103/​5,​ Nagahawatta Road,​ Maharagama at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 4th May 2017 for burial at the General Cemetery,​ Dehiwala,​ Mount Lavinia (Roman Catholic Section).054522

DAYAMBIKAI – MAHINDA. Beloved wife of late Mr B. Mahinda,​ daughter of the late Dr and Mrs W. Balendra,​ daughter-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Balasingham,​ sister of late Mrs Kamalambikai Gangadharan and late Mrs Neilambikai Sathyalingam. She leaves behind a loving sister Mrs Anushambikai Ayaru,​ sister-in-law of late Leelamani Sirapragasapillai,​ Maheshwari Nadarasa and of Kamala Subanayagam,​ Indra,​ K. Pillai,​ Savithri Mahesan and Chitra Sithambarapillai,​ passed away peacefully on Sunday 30th of April 2017. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m. on Thursday 4th May 2017. Cortege leaves Parlour at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday 4th May 2017 for cremation at 3 p.m. at the General Cemetery,​ Borella.054314

DIAS – ELAINE – Dearly beloved wife of late Dr. Douglas Dias,​ loving mother of Nilanthi,​ Niranjan,​ Nirupa,​ Neluka & Narendra,​ mother-in-law of late Kumar Abesekara,​ Sam Chandrasinghe,​ Ajantha Anthony,​ Dilani Dias,​ daughter of late Lionel & Vivian Mendis Abeysekara of Divulapitiya,​ daughter-in-law of late Joseph & Regina Dias of Mutuwal,​ sister of late Shirley Abesekara,​ Princy Alagiyawanna,​ Leo Abeysekara & Malkanthi Navarathnam,​ sister-in-law of late Dr Herbert Dias,​ late Vivian Silva,​ late Bede Dias,​ late Dr Cecil Dias,​ Iris Perera,​ Royle Dias and Indrani Fernando. Funeral Thursday 04th of May 2017. Cortege leaves residence 661,​ Aluthmawatha Road,​ Mutuwal,​ Colombo 15 at 4.00 p.m. to St. James Church Mutuwal,​ Colombo 15. Thereafter burial at Madampitiya Cemetery Colombo 15.053892

EDIRIWICKRAMA – BANDULA. Much loved son of Henry and Leela Violet Ediriwickrama of Tangalle,​ loving brother of Ranjani Wijetunga,​ Gothamie Fernando,​ Sahabandu Ediriwickrama,​ Dilani Ranaweera,​ Amitha Wickramaratne and Jayantha Ediriwickrama,​ passed away. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella. Cortege leaves on Thursday 4th of May at 3 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 3.30 p.m.054007

SRI BHARATHIE – K.P. – (Retired Conservator of Forests),​ beloved husband of late Rukmanie Sri Bharathie,​ loving father of Dr Subhashi (Australia),​ Sharika (HNB) and Kavshali (Dialog),​ father-in-law of Piyankara Premaratne,​ Wasantha De Silva and Eranga Basnayake,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 245/​6A,​ Hill House Garden,​ Dehiwala on Saturday 6th May at 4 p.m. for cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery at 5 p.m.054219

WIJESURENDRA – JENNIFER (JENNY). Beloved wife of late Ranjit,​ loving mother of Mithra and Manique (SriLankan Airlines),​ mother-in-law of Manoj,​ dearly beloved sister-in-law of Lalith and late Janaki,​ Chula & Indrani,​ Daya & Hiranthi and Gamini. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 3.15 p.m. on Thursday 4th May 2017 for cremation at Jawatte Cemetery at 4 p.m.054317

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

 

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 

Very Rev. Fr. Norbert Fernando,​ a pioneering Missionary in the Catholic Diocese of Kurunegala was called to eternal rest. His mortal remains will lie at Church of Our Lady of Fatima,​ Malkaduwawa,​ Kurunegala. Requiem Mass at 03.00 p.m. on Wednesday 03rd May and the burial at the Catholic Cemetery,​ Malkaduwawa. Catholic Bishop House – Kurunegala.053894

EDIRIWICKRAMA – BANDULA. Much loved son of Henry and Leela Violet Ediriwickrama of Tangalle,​ loving brother of Ranjani Wijetunga,​ Gothamie Fernando,​ Sahabandu Ediriwickrama,​ Dilani Ranaweera,​ Amitha Wickramaratne and Jayantha Ediriwickrama,​ passed away. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella. Cortege leaves on Thursday 4th of May at 3 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 3.30 p.m.054006  

FERNANDO – CHITHRANI DAMAYANTHI (nee WEERASINGHE) was called to Eternal Rest on 01st May 2017. Beloved wife of Warren Fernando (Sri Lanka Insurance Corp/​Dimo),​ loving mother of Gayathrie (Scottish Orbit) and Gayan (Analytical Instruments),​ mother-in-law of Ramesh Pillai (NILIT),​ daughter of the late Clarence Weerasinghe (Head Master St. Thomas’ College,​ Mt.Lavinia) and Joyce Weerasinghe,​ daughter-in-law of the late Wilfred & Pearl Fernando,​ sister-in-law of Charmaine and Kesara,​ Sunil and Anula,​ Swineetha and the late Lakshman,​ Padmasiri and the late Malkanthi,​ Peter and Sherine & Suren. Cortege leaves residence,​ at No. 111/​6,​,​ Kalapaluwawa Road,​ Rajagiriya (Bandaranaikepura) at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday,​ 3rd May 2017 for burial at 3.30 p.m. at the General Cemetery Kanatta,​ Borella (Anglican Section).053860

DAYAMBIKAI – MAHINDA. Beloved wife of late Mr B. Mahinda,​ daughter of the late Dr and Mrs W. Balendra,​ sister of late Mrs Kamalambikai Gangadharan and late Mrs Neilambikai Sathyalingam. She leaves behind a loving sister Mrs Anushambikai Ayaru. She passed away peacefully on Sunday 30th of April 2017. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m. on Thursday 4th May 2017. Cortege leaves from Parlour at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday 4th May 2017 for cremation at 3 p.m. at the General Cemetery,​ Borella.053965

DIAS ELAINE – Dearly beloved wife of late Dr. Douglas Dias,​ loving mother of Nilanthi,​ Niranjan,​ Nirupa,​ Neluka & Narendra,​ mother-in-law of late Kumar Abesekara,​ Sam Chandrasinghe,​ Ajantha Anthony,​ Dilani Dias,​ daughter of late Lionel & Vivian Mendis Abeysekara of Divulapitiya,​ daughter-in-law of late Joseph & Regina Dias of Mutuwal,​ sister of late Shirley Abesekara,​ Princy Alagiyawanna,​ Leo Abeysekara & Malkanthi Navarathnam,​ sister-in-law of late Dr Herbert Dias,​ late Vivian Silva,​ late Bede Dias,​ late Dr Cecil Dias,​ Iris Perera,​ Royle Dias and Indrani Fernando. Funeral Thursday 04th of May 2017. Cortege leaves residence 661,​ Aluthmawatha Road,​ Mutuwal,​ Colombo 15 at 4.00 p.m. to St. James Church Mutuwal,​ Colombo 15. Thereafter burial at Madampitiya Cemetery Colombo 15.053892

GUNAWARDENA – W.B. (Retired – Land Ministry). Beloved husband of (late Mrs L.S. Gunawardena),​ father of Vayanthi,​ Harini and father-in-law of Ravin (SAGT Port of Colombo),​ grandfather of Ranali and Dinithi,​ brother of late Gunawardena,​ late Wimalarathna,​ late Chandrasena,​ late Mrs Hema,​ Mrs Lily and Mrs Daya. Cortege leaves reidence at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery on 3rd May 2017 at 4.30 p.m.053790

PERERA MRS. MONICA – Beloved wife of late Vernon Perera (Surveyor),​ mother of Sweeney (Attorney-at-Law) and ex-Mayor UC – (Chilaw),​ Guy (retired – The Finance Chilaw),​ Delita,​ Shyamalee,​ mother-in-law of Shirani,​ Chulani,​ Chrishantha (MCB Bank) late Maxie. Cortege leaves residence No. 10 Rev. Edmund Peiris Mw.,​ Chilaw to General Cemetery,​ Chilaw on Wednesday 03rd May 2017 at 4.00 p.m.053896

The death is announced of DE SILVA – MONICA ISADORE LENA. Wife of late Michael De Silva,​ mother of Pujitha and Nishantha (Richard Peiris),​ mother-in-law of Sanjeevani (Bairaha Farms),​ grandmother of Kevin and Devmi,​ sister of late Lynette,​ Tudor,​ Myrtle,​ Edna and Beryl. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday the 3rd of May for burial at St. Peter’s Church,​ Koralawella. No. 42 A,​ St. Peter’s Road,​ Moratuwella,​ Moratuwa.053888

WELDT – ESME – (Nee NICHOLAS) – Called to Eternal Rest on 01.05.2017. Wife of late Antoni Weldt,​ beloved mother of Godfrey (Australia),​ Marie Alahakone,​ Clarence,​ Sandra Selvarajah (USA),​ Bernard,​ Judy,​ Tina Karunarathne (USA),​ beloved mother-in-law of Teckla,​ Leslie,​ Shanthi,​ Eswaran,​ Bianca and Janaka,​ beloved grandmother of fifteen and great grandmother of three. Remains lie at No. 308/​3,​ Kandy Road,​ Kadawatha. Cortege leaves residence today (03) at 4 p.m. Burial at Borella Cemetery. 011-2925708,​ 0777881269.053936

—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

 DON NOEL WIJESIRIWARDENA (Lanka Ceramics & GSMB),​ beloved husband of Sybil (nee Nanayakkara),​ loving father of Haresh and Eromie (HSBC Qatar),​ father-in-law of Brian (Qatar),​ grandfather of Anji,​ brother of late Tudor,​ late Nimal,​ Bernie (USA),​ Ira (New Zealand) and late Hema. Cortege leaves residence No. 7/​4,​ Greenlands Av.,​ Nedimala,​ Dehiwela on Tuesday 2nd May at 4.00 p.m. Cremation at Kohuwela Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.053587

FERNANDO – MICHAEL. Son of late Hugh (HNG) and Doris,​ brother of Paul,​ late Mark and of John,​ brother-in-law of Priya,​ Pam and Marie,​ passed away after a short illness in London on 4th April. According to his wishes the body was handed over for medical research. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at All Saints’ Church,​ Borella on Tuesday 02nd May at 6.30 p.m.052501

GOMESZ – JOSEPHINE FELICITAS (nee FERNANDO). Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Wife of William (Lulu),​ mother of Shyami,​ Shalini & Shamindrini,​ grandmother of Ashwini & Keshini Namasivayam and Suchiththa & Sanchitha Wickremesooriya,​ daughter of the late Domitian and Juliana Fernando,​ sister of the late Hector,​ late Douglas,​ late Denzil,​ Doreen and Rev. Sr. Felicitas Fernando. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Funeral Parlour on Wednesday the 3rd of May at 10.30 a.m. for burial at Kanatte Roman Catholic Section.053598

GUNEWARDENA – K.M.W. (KEERTHI). Beloved husband of Mallika (Mali) nee Jayathileke,​ much loved father of Mahinda,​ Janaka and Buddhini,​ father-in-law of Sandhya and Ruvini,​ brother of late C.M.W. (Chandrananda),​ late Leela Karunaratne,​ late Seetha Weeratunga,​ late Nimala Liyanage,​ late N.M.W. (Nanada) Gunewardena,​ beloved grandfather of Niyara,​ Thanu and Sahan,​ brother-in-law of late J.C. (Shirley) Jayathileke and late Hema Epa. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia from 2.00 p.m. onwards on 1st May 2017. Cortege will leave the parlour at 4.15 p.m. on Tuesday 2nd May for cremation at 5.00 p.m. at the Mount Lavinia Cemetery.053553

KODIKARAARACHIGE BONIFACE PERERA,​ Former General Manager – Plywood Corporation. Husband of Lali Pearl,​ father of Vajira (USA) and Ravindra (Australia),​ father-in-law of Nirmani and Sathindriya,​ brother of Swarna (UK) and Jasmine,​ brother-in-law of Ronnie (UK). Remains lie at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour from 8.30 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. on 1st May. Mass will be held on Tuesday 2nd at 3.00 p.m. Cortege leaves Jayarathna Funeral Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on 2nd May for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.053551

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Monday, May 1, 2017

JAYASURIYA – Rev. Fr. Luke of Galle Diocese called to Jesus,​ son of late M.A.F. Jayasuriya and M. Elizabeth Perera of Tudella,​ brother of late Bernard (Ceylon Tobacco),​ late Beartrice,​ Trixie,​ late Viola (Retd. Teacher,​ Mary Immaculate Convent,​ Tudella),​ late Rev. Fr. Clyde (Galle Diocese),​ Claribel (Retd. Teacher,​ Convent of the Child Jesus,​ Ratnapura),​ Ivan (Retd. Deputy Commissioner,​ Educational Publications Dept.) and brother-in-law of Mercy,​ late Frank,​ Hubert,​ late Francis and Princy. Cortege leaves residence at 9.00 a.m. on Monday 1st May 2017 for St. Mary’s Church,​ Tudella and after Holy Mass at 3.30 p.m. at Kanuwana Roman Catholic Cemetery,​ for interment . “Jayamuthu”,​ Tudella Junction,​ Ja-ela. 011 2236280,​ 077 2267095.053542

DE SILVA – KARUNASIRI NELLETTI CONDRAD FREDRICK. Beloved husband of Girly,​ loving father of Jeevana,​ (People’s Merchant Finance),​ Dharshana (NDB Bank) & Hasitha (BOC),​ father-in-law of Hansi,​ Janithi & Kosala,​ beloved brother of late Reeta De Silva,​ brother-in-law of Bernard,​ Sriya Chandrasoma & late Benett. Remains lie at No. 224,​ Rajagiriya Road,​ Rajagiriya. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. on Monday 1st May 2017 for cremation at 3.00 p.m. at Nawala cemetery.053547

FERNANDO – MICHAEL. Son of late Hugh (HNG) and Doris,​ brother of Paul,​ late Mark and of John,​ brother-in-law of Priya,​ Pam and Marie,​ passed away after a short illness in London on 4th April. According to his wishes the body was handed over for medical research. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at All Saints’ Church,​ Borella on Tuesday 02nd May at 6.30 p.m.052501

GUNEWARDENA – K.M.W. (KEERTHI). Beloved husband of Mallika (Mali) nee Jayathileke,​ much loved father of Mahinda,​ Janaka and Buddhini,​ father-in-law of Sandhya and Ruvini,​ brother of late C.M.W. (Chandrananda),​ late Leela Karunaratne,​ late Seetha Weeratunga,​ late Nimala Liyanage,​ late N.M.W. (Nanada) Gunewardena,​ beloved grandfather of Niyara,​ Thanu and Sahan,​ brother-in-law of late J.C. (Shirley) Jayathileke and late Hema Epa. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia from 2.00 p.m. onwards on 1st May 2017. Cortege will leave the parlour at 4.15 p.m. on Tuesday 2nd May for cremation at 5.00 p.m. at the Mount Lavinia Cemetery.053552

KODIKARAARACHIGE BONIFACE PERERA,​ Former General Manager – Plywood Corporation. Husband of Lali Pearl,​ father of Vajira (USA) and Ravindra (Australia),​ father-in-law of Nirmani and Sathindriya,​ brother of Swarna (UK) and Jasmine,​ brother-in-law of Ronnie (UK). Remains lie at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour from 8.30 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. on 1st May. Mass will be held on Tuesday 2nd at 3.00 p.m. Cortege leaves Jayarathna Funeral Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on 2nd May for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.053550

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

Comments Off on OBITUARIES- MAY 2017

Tags:

Sri Lanka Obituaries – 2017

Posted on 31 January 2017 by admin

The Times of Sri Lanka has introduced a new initiative. A new post has been created to show ongoing obituaries that are reported in mainstream Sri Lankan Media. This post will commence from January 1 and continue to December 31, 2017. The post will be displayed by month.

OBITUARIES FOR JANUARY 2017 – SRI LANKA

Comments Off on Sri Lanka Obituaries – 2017

Tags:

Obituaries: January 2017

Posted on 30 January 2017 by admin

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017. 

ATAPATTU – CONSTANCE MANEL (Teacher, Lecturer, Journalist of Prince of Wales College, Asian International School, Leighton Park International, Aquinas University College) at Rest with Jesus. Daughter of late Brigadier & Mrs. Arthur Wijeratne, dearly beloved wife of late Carlyle Dudley, loving mother of Orville, Mihiri & Prasanna, mother-in-law of Harshana, loving Archcha of Minoli & Hashane, sister of Claudia Iddamalgoda, sister-in-law of Leslie Iddamalgoda, Desmond Atapattu, Sonia Alagoda & Upendra. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesay 1st February at 1.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 2 p.m.013745

ABEYRATNE – THUSITHA (nee ABEYSINGHE), wife of the late Yogi Abeyratne, mother of Shanika, Thushara and Chanaka, mother-in-law of Kunchani, daughter of Srimathi Abeysinghe and late D.D. Abeysinghe, sister of Geetha, Deepa and Jagath Abeysinghe, sister-in-law of Viji, Sanath and Shiromi, expired. Cremation on Tuesday 31st January at 3.00 p.m. at Thalawathugoda Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence No. 296D. Tample Road (off Jayawardenepura Hospital Road) Thalapathpitiya at 2.30 p.m. 013528

AYR. DR. RAJAKARUNA – HEMA. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of Ayr. Dr. (Mrs) Hema Rajakaruna, beloved wife of Ayr. Dr. M. Karunathilaka, loving mother of Prof. Indika Karunathilaka (Faculty of Medicine Colombo) and Mrs. Indima Karunathilaka (Pharmacist), beloved mother-in-law of Dr. Sujeewa & Dr. Dhammika Ariyawansha (MOH – Mahawa), beloved grandmother of Maleesha, Sachintha, Dilanka & Oneli. Funeral & cremation will be held at Dambadeniya on 31st January 2017. 013522

FERNANDO – PAUL GLADIES CHARLES (Manager – Logistic Stores Helaclothing (Pvt) Ltd). Beloved husband of Dishani Fernando, father of Fabian Julian Britney, brother of Helen Sharmila Hilary Valantine Robin Kevin, brother-in-law of Rosary, Vitalish, Glen, Sriyapushpam, Jacintha, Shazmin Ramya, Subothini, expired. Cremation on 01st February 2017 at 3.00 p.m. at Madampitiya Cemetery. T.Phone 077-0452466. 013794

JAYAWARDANE – U.A.M. MAHINDA. Beloved husband of Shirleen Maya, loving father of Shyama, Vasanthi and Shaminda, father-in-law of Kumar Sugathapala, Satyajit Satarasinghe and Roshika Jayawardane, grandfather of Dinushi, Chanuki, Maneesha, Shalitha and Semini. Dippitigala Estate, Lellopitiya, Ratnapura. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on 31st of January 2017. 0452274656. 013716

NANDA JAYASINGHE – Beloved wife of the late Piyadasa Hewawasam Thuduwage, precious mother of Sarathchandra, Prabath (formerly at Metropolitan Agencies) & late Sudath, loving mother-in-law of Nirmali & Sujeewani, loving grandmother of Sachini. Funeral Wednesday 1st February 2017. General Cemetery Crematorium, Borella. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond Parlour at 2 p.m. 013689

WIJEYESEKERA – ROMESH Precious son of Garu (Jith) and Esha (nee Casie Chitty). Darling brother of Ronali, nephew of Chandrani and Mano, Nirmalie, Sharma. Viewing at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. today 31st January 2017. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (R/C Section) at 4 p.m. (No flowers by request).

—————————————————————————————————————————————————-

MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017. 

ABEYRATNE – THUSITHA (nee ABEYSINGHE), wife of the late Yogi Abeyratne, mother of Shanika, Thushara and Chanaka, mother-in-law of Kunchani, daughter of Srimathi Abeysinghe and late D.D. Abeysinghe, sister of Geetha, Deepa and Jagath Abeysinghe, sister-in-law of Viji, Sanath and Shiromi, expired. Cremation on Tuesday 31st January at 3.00 p.m. at Thalawathugoda Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence No. 296D. Tample Road (off Jayawardenepura Hospital Road) Thalapathpitiya at 2.30 p.m. 013528

AYR. DR. RAJAKARUNA – HEMA. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of Ayr. Dr. (Mrs) Hema Rajakaruna, beloved wife of Ayr. Dr. M. Karunathilaka, loving mother of Prof. Indika Karunathilaka (Faculty of Medicine Colombo) and Mrs. Indima Karunathilaka (Pharmacist), beloved mother-in-law of Dr. Sujeewa & Dr. Dhammika Ariyawansha (MOH – Mahawa), beloved grandmother of Maleesha, Sachintha, Dilanka & Oneli. Funeral & cremation will be held at Dambadeniya on 31st January 2017. 013522

DEVAGIRI – H.A.P. (Retired) Former Finance Manager of Ports Authority, Past President of CIMA Sri Lanka, Former Finance Manager of Oils and Fats expired. Beloved husband of Edna, father of Shanthini, Srimath and Sajith, father-in-law of Dr. Jayantha Gunaratna and Susiri, grandfather of Thilini, Surith and Surani. Funeral on (Monday) 30th January 2017. Cortege leaves residence 79, Station Road, Wattala at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Mabole R.C. Cemetery. TP: 011-2981627, 077-5141346. 013272

EMMANUEL – RANJI (STELLA) (Nee ABRAHAM). At rest with Jesus. Wife of the late Basil (ABC) Emmanuel (Inland Revenue), treasured mother of Ranjan (UK), Mano (CTS), Chrishanthi (LOLC), and Keshy (UK and formerly staff of Ladies’ College), loved sister of Indranie Poopalasingham (Canada and formerly staff of Methodist College) and Pathma de Silva (UK), mother-in-law of Tina and of Simon Trundle, loving grandmother of Robin, Keshy Jasmine and Grace (UK). The remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s from 11 a.m. on Sunday 29th January 2017. Funeral on Monday 30th January 2017 at 3 p.m. followed by burial at Kanatte (Anglican Section) at 4 p.m. 013503

JAYASEKARA – DAYA (Formerly at Mahaweli Reach Hotel and H.L.De Mel & Co. Ltd.). Dearly beloved husband of Kumari (Tudor V. Perera & Co.), beloved father of Sathya (T.S. Management Co. Ltd.), Surath (Delmege Forsyth Alcon Division) passed away. Funeral on 30th January 2017. Cortege leaves residence at No. 11/2, Malamulla West, Panadura at 5.30 p.m. for burial at Gorakana Cemetery. 038-2230619. 013526

KANAGASABAI – THAMOTHARAMPILLAI (Owner of Jeya Bakery, Manipay & Director of Dero Export International (Pvt) Ltd.). Beloved husband of Keerthirani, loving father of K. Premakumar, Shanthakumar (France), Jeyasekaran (Canada), Vijitha, loving father-in-law of Priyatharshini, Rajini, Thushani, Maxie, loving grandfather of Shanjith, Shayini, Prashani, Dinesh, Dilani, Dulaxion, Dalia passed away in Colombo on 28.01.2017. Cortege leaves from 44/A, Bangalawatha, Mabola, Wattala for Hindu Cemetery, Borella on 30.01.2017 today at 2.00 p.m. TP: 0777 224323 (Pream), 077 5405614 (Vijitha) 013523

KARIYAWASAM – P.W. (nee GUNAWARDENA) Retired Principal Sri Jayawardenepura Boys’ Primary. Wife of late D.S. Kariyawasam (Census and Statistics), mother of Pushpa (Rtd. Lecturer, Teachers’ College, Maharagama & Nalanda College), Somiruwan (Canada), Prasadini and Colonel Vajira Kariyawasam, mother-in-law of Rear Admiral (Rtd.) D.K. Dassanayake, Suneetha (Canada), Anil Gunawardana (Attorney-at-Law), and Lakmini, grandmother of Isuru & Isuri (Australia), Asiri (Seven Sails Maritime), Sethpriya (Unilevers), Wyomi, Kavishka, Savithru, Dinethri, Buwaneka and Sithum. Cortege leaves residence No. 55, Mission Road, Kotte at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Beddagana Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 30th 2017. 013520

PERERA – UPALI – Son of late Shelton Perera and late Noreen Perera of Kurunegala. Beloved husband of Chandanie Perera, loving father of Ruvinga, Sakitha and Migara, brother of Susantha, Surangani and late Nirmali, Ranjith, Berni, late Diana, Lakshman, Asuntha Savithri (Aus), late Dushanthi, son-in-law of Clinton Rodrigo, late Chandra, brother-in-law of Renuka Daya Aloysius, Henry, Dammi, Lloyd, late Steve, Ramani, late Desmond, Ratcliff (Aus.), late Prem. Burial at 10.00 a.m. 30th January. The remains lie at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour, Borella from Sunday 8.00 a.m. – Monday 10.00 a.m. 013508

VIDANA GAMAGE GUNAWATHIE – Wife of late J.G. Piyadasa, loving mother of Nandani, Ramani Chandra, Ranjani, Monica and late Thilak, mother-in-law of Aruna, Kamal, Gamini, Jagath, Rasika and Anil. Cortege leaves residence No. 278, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 05 at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation at Borella cemetery at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 30th 2017. 013524

WEERASOORIYA RICHARD TISSA – At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Ianthe, son of the late Percy and late Freda, son-in-law of late Frank and late Ethel Jinadasa, brother of Lakshman, Srilal and Chinta, brother-in-law of Ruvini, Dilhani, Jerris, Mohan, Yasmin, Neomal and Shamala, expired in London. The remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parour from 12 noon on Sunday 29th. A service will be held at the funeral parlour at 4 p.m. on Monday 30th. Thereafter burial at General Cemetery Kanatte Anglican Section at 5 p.m. Tele: 0775974524. 013504

—————————————————————————————————————————————-

Sunday, January 29, 2017.

FREDERICK – ALLEN JOSEPH. Much loved father of Oscar, dearly beloved son of late Walter Frederick & late Ailene Carmel Joseph (nee Ohlmus), dear brother of late David, late Miles & late Roger, was called to rest after a brief illness. A Thanksgiving Mass was said at Good Shepherd Church, Mulgrave on 24th January 2017, followed by burial at Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne. No. 47, Winmalee Drive, Glen Waverly, Vic. 3150, Australia.

 

AL-HAJ IZZUDEEN HAROOM OSMAN former Staff Officer Habib Bank, Zuich. Beloved son of Marhoom Al-Haj Izzudheen Marikar & Marhooma Hajiani Ummu Naleefa, beloved husband of Marhooma Hajiani Zainab Zeeniya, everloving father of F. Sabeeha, loving father-in-law of M. Kareem Marikar Bawa, loving grandfather of Mohamed, F. Zahra & M. Ali, beloved brother of Marhoom Al-Haj I.M. Rishard, Marhoom Al-Haj I.S. Hussain, Marhooma Thoofa, Marhooma Thahira, Hanoon Faleel, Zahida Fuad, Hamziya Shuhood, Faizuna & Ghaffoor, brother-in-law of Sakeen Naazira, Noori, Afkhar Ali & Marhooma Shahravi. Janaza took place on the 13th January to Maligawatte Muslim Burial Ground. T.P. 2879793 / 0777679161. 010273

EMMANUEL – NICHOLAPILLAI, VICTOR – Formerly of Times of Ceylon, Trans Lanka Investment (Pvt) Ltd. and Roland Establishment Pvt. Ltd., expired on 26th January 2017. Beloved husband of Maria Magdalene, brother of late Mrs Rani Mary Angela Gregory, father of Julian (UK), Felician (UK), Carmelita and Fabian, father-in-law of Maria UK, Ellena UK, Victor Emmanuel and Prashanthini, grandfather of Jacintha, Nethan, Oliver, Jude, Mirissa and Kevin. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 29th January 2017 at 4 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 013137

EMMANUEL – RANJI (STELLA) (Nee ABRAHAM). At rest with Jesus. Wife of the late Basil (ABC) Emmanuel (Inland Revenue), treasured mother of Ranjan (UK), Mano (CTS), Chrishanthi (LOLC), and Keshy (UK and formerly staff of Ladies College), loved sister of Indranie Poopalasingham (Canada and formerly staff of Methodist College) and Pathma de Silva (UK), mother-in-law of Tina and of Simon Trundle, loving grandmother of Robin, Keshy Jasmine and Grace (UK). Body will lie at A.F. Raymond’s from 11 a.m. on Sunday 29th January 2017. Funeral on Monday 30th January 2017 at 3 p.m. followed by burial at Kanatte (Anglican Section) at 4 p.m. 013502

HERAT – SHEILA GENEVIVE MARIE (NEE SYMONS) – Called to eternal rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Sam Herat, loving mother and mother-in-law of late Sandhya and Chandana Weerasinghe, Santhoshi and Salinda Watapuluwa, Suren and Dipika Herat, loving grandmother of Chanrishan, Sharadha, Kanishka, Jeevaka, Dinushki, Yenuk, Janitha and Heshala. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 5.30 p.m. for cremation on Sunday 29th January 2017 at the General Cemetery Borella at 6.00 p.m. No. 115, Inner Flower Road, Colombo 03. 013501

JOSEPH – ALLEN FREDERICK – Much loved father of Oscar, dearly beloved son of late Walter Frederick & late Ailene Carmel Joseph (Nee Ohlmus), dear brother of late David, late Miles & late Roger, was called to rest after a brief illness. A Thanksgiving Mass was said at Good Shepherd Church, Mulgrave on 24th January 2017, followed by burial at Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne. No. 47, Winmalee Drive, Glen Waverly, Vic. 3150, Australia. 010895

KARIYAWASAM – P.W. (nee GUNAWARDENA) Retired Principal Sri Jayawardenepura Boys Primary. Wife of late D.S. Kariyawasam (Census and Statistics), mother of Pushpa (Rtd. Lecturer, Teachers’ College, Maharagama & Nalanda College), Somiruwan (Canada), Prasadini and Colonel Vajira Kariyawasam, mother-in-law of Rear Admiral (Rtd.) D.K. Dassanayake, Suneetha (Canada), Anil Gunawardana (Attorney-at-Law), and Lakmini, grandmother of Isuru & Isuri (Australia), Asiri (Seven Sails Maritime), Sethpriya (Unilevers), Wyomi, Kavishka, Savithru, Dinethri, Buwaneka and Sithum. Cortege leaves residence No. 55, Mission Road, Kotte at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Beddagana Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 30th 2017. 013519

MOHAMED THAHIR MOHAMED ANVER – Beloved son of late Al Haj O.L.M. Thahir (Aluthgama) and late Zakiya Umma, grand son of late Al Haj Ebrahim Lebbe Marikkar (Veyangalle), brother of T.M. Fazil and late T.M. Sha Hamza, brother-in-law of Maraliya Sha Hamza, loving uncle of Asma, Ayesha, Ibrahim, Aamina and Imran. Janaza took place on 14th January 2017 at Dehiwala Muslim Burial Ground from 56, 42nd Lane, Wellawatte, Colombo – 06. May he attain highest ranks of Jannah, Aameen. 013387

PERERA – UPALI – Son of late Shelton Perera and late Noreen Perera of Kurunegala. Beloved husband of Chandanie Perera, loving father of Ruvinga, Sakitha and Migara, brother of Susantha, Surangani and late Nirmali, Ranjith, Berni, late Diana, Lakshman, Asuntha Savithri (Aus), late Dushanthi, son-in-law of Clinton Rodrigo, late Chandra, brother-in-law of Renuka Daya Aloysius, Henry, Dammi, Lloyd, late Steve, Ramani, late Desmond, Rataliff (Aus.), late Prem. Burial at 10.00 a.m. 30th January. Body lying at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour, Borella from Sunday 8.00 a.m. – Monday 10.00 a.m. 013507

RASHEED – NOORUL HUZAIMA Nee HATHY – Beloved wife of late Mohamed Faiz Rasheed – Daughter of late A.R.M. Hathy and late Ummu Zohara, daughter-in-law of late M.C.H.M. Rasheed and late Ummu Thahira, beloved mother of Mirzeth, Mathiha and Shukry Rasheed (USA), mother-in-law of Rizmi Saleem, Riza Idroos and Firaza Sheriff (USA), grandmother of Faazil Saleem (Dubai), Faahim Saleem, Dr. Aneesa Idroos (Australia), Adeeb Idroos and Imran Rasheed (USA), grandmother-in-law of Ilma Saleem (Dubai) and Dr. Belal Haniffa (Australia), sister of late Rahman Hathy, late Samsudeen Hathy, late Noor Zulaiha Mihlar, late Ayn Hathy, late Mohideen Hathy, late Shaul Hameed Hathy, late Ghouse Hathy, late Cassim Hathy and Raheema Fauz, sister-in-law of late Ryhan Sameer, late Ummu Naseeha Sahil, late Zubair and Zuhri Rasheed, late Farhana Hathy, Sithy Abbasiya Hathy, late M.Y.M. Mihlar, late Mufriya, late Zaika, late Inaya, late Kadhija and late M.S.M. Fauz. Janaza took place at 9.00 a.m. on the 27th of January from 76A, Peterson Lane, Colombo 6 to Kupiyawatte Muslim Burial Ground. 013498

REV. FR. ELMO RAJ FERNANDO of the Archdiocese of Colombo was called to Eternal Rest on the 25th Janury 2017. His Mortal remains will lie in state at St. John’s Church, Mutwal till Saturday, 28th January 2.30 p.m. Thereafter will be transferred to the Archbishop’s House Chapel, Borella. Requiem Mass will be at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday, 29th January 2017, followed by Interment at General Cemetery, Borella. Rev. Fr. Elmo Raj was born on 10th June 1955 and was ordained on 6th December 1986. He is the son of Mr W.S.A. Ebert Fernando and Mrs Latie Lilian Fernando. 013146

REV. FR. ELMO RAJ FERNANDO – ARCH DIOCESE OF COLOMBO – Dearly beloved son of late Ebert Fernando and Maureen, loving brother of late Vijaya, Sherine (USA) and Nirmala; loving brother-in-law of late Sanath (USA) and late Anil; uncle of Roshan and Chayani, Ranga and Ashani, Sanjaya Anuk, Shivanka and Shehana (Australia), Sudarshi and Sajith, Danushi and Shehan, Lakshi and Nadeera (Saudi Arabia), entered into eternal peace. His Mortal remains will lie in state at St. John’s Church, Mutwal till Saturday, 28th January 2.30 p.m. Thereafter will be transferred to the Archbishop’s House Chapel, Colombo 8. Requiem Mass will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday 29th January 2017, followed by Interment at General Cemetery, Borella.

WEERASOORIYA RICHARD TISSA – At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Ianthe, son of the late Percy and late Freda, son-in-law of late Frank and late Ethel Jinadasa, brother of Lakshman, Srilal and Chinta, brother-in-law of Ruvini, Dilhani, Jerris, Mohan, Yasmin, Neomal and Shamala, expired in London. The remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parour from 12 noon on Sunday 29th. A service will be held at the funeral parlour at 4 p.m. on Monday 30th. Thereafter burial at General Cemetery Kanatte Anglican Section at 5 p.m. Tele: 0775974524.

————————————————————————————————————————————–

Saturday, January 28, 2017 

 REV. FR. ELMO RAJ FERNANDO of the Archdiocese of Colombo was called to Eternal Rest on the 25th Janury 2017. His Mortal remains will lie in state at St. John’s Church, Mutwal till Saturday, 28th January 2.30 p.m. Thereafter will be transferred to the Archbishop’s House Chapel, Borella. Requiem Mass will be at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday, 29th January 2017, followed by Interment at General Cemetery, Borella. Rev. Fr. Elmo Raj was born on 10th June 1955 and was ordained on 6th December 1986. He is the son of Mr W.S.A. Ebert Fernando and Mrs Latie Lilian Fernando. 011880

DE SILVA – TITUS – Dearly beloved husband of Rani, much loved father of late Chamal, Krishanthi (France), Shantha (Japan) and Damith, father-in-law of Tissa (France) and Fumico (Japan), brother of late Punnawathie Dharmadasa and Karunawathi Jinasena. Cortege leaves residence No. 33, School Avenue, Nawala on 28th Saturday at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Nawala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 011350

EMMANUEL – NICHOLAPILLAI, VICTOR – Formerly of Times of Ceylon, Trans Lanka Investment (Pvt) Ltd. and Roland Establishment Pvt. Ltd., expired on 26th January 2017. Beloved husband of Maria Magdalene, brother of late Mrs Rani Mary Angela Gregory, father of Julian (UK), Felician (UK), Carmelita and Fabian, father-in-law of Maria UK, Ellena UK, Victor Emmanuel and Prashanthini, grandfather of Jacintha, Nethan, Oliver, Jude, Mirissa and Kevin. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 29th January 2017 at 4 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 013144

FERNANDO – WING COMMANDER NOEL (SLAF, Retired). Managing Director Fin Travel, son of the late Bertie, the late Jessie and the late Merlyn Fernando, loving husband of Hyacinth, loving brother of the late Pearl, the late Kingsley, Neil, Wimal, Merril, Sita and Chitrani, beloved brother-in-law of Chandra, Manel, Saro, Srimali, the late Sisira and Gaya. Funeral will take place on Saturday, 28th of January at General Cemetery, Borella. Cortege leaves residence, 133, Model Farm Road, Colombo 8 at 4 p.m. Cremation at 5 p.m. (Buddhist Section). No flowers by request. Donations, if any, to be made to Lanka Shishyadhara Society Limited 013132

GANESALINGAM – E.S.P. – Proprietor E.S.P. & Co., Colombo & Jaffna. Beloved husband of Sumathy, loving father of Abiramye, Chenthuran and Vaishika, loving son of late E.S. Perampalam and Manikam, brother of Parasakthi, Parameshwary, Souondarampillai, Nagaratnam, late Palamani and Annapakium, expired. Funeral will take place on Sunday at 9.00 a.m. at General Cemetery, Kanatte. No. 11, Bethesda Place, Colombo 05. Contact 0771106323, 0776757178. 013366

GERARD NATHANIEL – Beloved husband of Devika, precious father of Marc, loving brother of Karmini Storer, Rohini Black, Malini Selvadurai, Ranjini Kanagasabai, Shirani Herzig, expired. Funeral arrangements will be notified. 013452

LODEWYKE – RITA PRIMROSE – Wife of the late Fabian Lodewyke, mother of Charmaine, Jasmine, Darrell (East West Foods), late Rex and of Anslem (Australia), mother-in-law of Raymond Rodrigoe (Momo’s Wattala), Adrian Lodewyke (Malay Restaurant), Sunethra and Chris (Australia), grandmother of Rienzo and Imasha (Dialog), Joanne (Classic Travels), Anton (Set International Lanka), Melissa, Melanie (MCB Bank), Andrea (Classic Travels), Ethan, Erin and Isabell, great grandmother of Ayden, Ashlyn and Leyandra. Rest in the Arms of Jesus. Cortege leaves Barney Raymond Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on 28th January 2017 for Service at St. Joseph’s Church, Grandpass and thereafter Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery. 012342

Email Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest PrintFriendly Share

————————————————————————————————————————————

Friday, January 27, 2017 

REV. FR. ELMO RAJ FERNANDO of the Archdiocese of Colombo was called to Eternal Rest on the 25th Janury 2017. His Mortal remains will lie in state at St. John’s Church, Mutwal till Saturday, 28th January 2.30 p.m. Thereafter will be transferred to the Archbishop’s House Chapel, Borella. Requiem Mass will be at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday, 29th January 2017, followed by Interment at General Cemetery, Borella. Rev. Fr. Elmo Raj was born on 10th June 1955 and was ordained on 6th December 1986. He is the son of Mr W.S.A. Ebert Fernando and Mrs Latie Lilian Fernando. 011880

DE ALWIS – NELUM SRIYAKANTHI, at rest with Jesus, wife of Denver Nathanielsz, mother of Natasha (Dubai) and Natalie (Trade Promoters Pvt Ltd.), mother-in-law of Sanjeev Selvam (Dubai), Pronoy Gomes (Malwana Springs – Frosty), grandmother of Prarthana, Dylan and Christina, daughter of late Ivor and Ester De Alwis, sister of Olu, Kumudu and Saman, sister-in-law of Avril, Coreen, Hamil, Loudslyn, Cletus, expired on 24th January 2017. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cortege leaves on Saturday, 28th January at 8.15 a.m. for service and burial at Baptist Church, burial grounds, Hendala at 10.00 a.m. 011586

DE SILVA – TITUS – Dearly beloved husband of Rani, much loved father of late Chamal, Krishanthi (France), Shantha (Japan) and Damith, father-in-law of Tissa (France) and Fumico (Japan), brother of late Punnawathie Dharmadasa and Karunawathi Jinasena. Cortege leaves residence No. 33, School Avenue, Nawala on 28th Saturday at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Nawala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 011350

KARIYAWASAM – WIMAL (Retired Senior Secretary Administrative Service) – Son of late Peter and Seelawathie Kariyawasam of Kalutara, beloved husband of Rukmani (Retired Teacher – Kalutara Gnanodaya School), loving father of Thushara (Teacher – Kalamulla R.C. School) and Srimal, father-in-law of Gajaba Hettiarachchi (Manager – U.K.G Group of Companies, Galle), everloving grandfather of Kavisha (Student Medical Faculty Karapitiya Galle) and Sanduni Ravisha (Student Kalutara Balika National School), loving brother of late Cyril, Merril, Neil and Cecil, expired. Remains lie at No. 55, Sri Sarananda Mawatha, Kalutara South. Funeral will take place on 27th (Friday) January 2017 at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Kalutara North. TP. 034-2222274. 011200

EMMANUEL – NICHOLAPILLAI, VICTOR – Formerly of Times of Ceylon, Trans Lanka Investment (Pvt) Ltd. and Roland Establishment Pvt. Ltd., expired on 26th January 2017. Beloved husband of Maria Magdalene, brother of late Mrs Rani Mary Angela Gregory, father of Julian (UK), Felician (UK), Carmelita and Fabian, father-in-law of Maria UK, Ellena UK, Victor Emmanuel and Prashanthini, grandfather of Jacintha, Nethan, Oliver, Jude, Mirissa and Kevin. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 8 a.m. on Friday 27th January 2017. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 29th January 2017 at 4 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 012344

FERNANDO – WING COMMANDER NOEL (SLAF, Retired). Managing Director Fin Travel, son of the late Bertie, the late Jessie and the late Merlyn Fernando, loving husband of Hyacinth, loving brother of the late Pearl, the late Kingsley, Neil, Wimal, Merril, Sita and Chitrani, beloved brother-in-law of Chandra, Manel, Saro, Srimali, the late Sisira and Gaya. Funeral will take place on Saturday, 28th of January at General Cemetery, Borella. Cortege leaves residence, 133, Model Farm Road, Colombo 8 at 4 p.m. Cremation at 5 p.m. (Buddhist Section). No flowers by request. Donations, if any, to be made to Lanka Shishyadhara Society Limited 012345

LODEWYKE – RITA PRIMROSE – Wife of the late Fabian Lodewyke, mother of Charmaine, Jasmine, Darrell (East West Foods), late Rex and of Anslem (Australia), mother-in-law of Raymond Rodrigoe (Momo’s Wattala), Adrian Lodewyke (Malay Restaurant), Sunethra and Chris (Australia), grandmother of Rienzo and Imasha (Dialog), Joanne (Classic Travels), Anton (Set International Lanka), Melissa, Melanie (MCB Bank), Andrea (Classic Travels), Ethan, Erin and Isabell, great grandmother of Ayden, Ashlyn and Leyandra. Rest in the Arms of Jesus. Cortege leaves Barney Raymond Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on 28th January 2017 for Service at St. Joseph’s Church, Grandpass and thereafter Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery. 012341

NAVARATNAM – PEACE PACKIARANI NAVARATNAM (Periya Kunchu nee Ariyanayagam) passed away pacefully on 25 Jan. 2017 and is Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of the late V. Navaratnam, loving mother of Anita (Australia) and Nirubini, grandmother of Romona (Australia), Revin (Australia), Jeshuran and Nishuran, darling great-grandmother of Reyhan (Australia). Cortege leaves residence 95 (151), Kandy Road, Chundikuli, Jaffna 2.00 p.m. on Saturday 28th of Jan. 2017 for Burial. 012343

SOMASUNDARAM – MRS VIJEYLUXMI – It is with deep regret we announce the demise of retired Teacher Mrs VIJEYLUXMI SOMASUNDARAM, wife of late Attorney-at-Law – Mr T. Somasundaram, mother of Mrs K. Vijeyasundari (Canada), Mrs S. Jeyaluxmy (London), Dr Kala Somasundaram – Consultant Paediatrician (Lady Ridgeway Hospital – Borella) and Mr Mathiyalagan – USA. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour Borella and leave the Parlour on Sunday 29.01.2017 at 12 noon. For Cremation at General Cemetery Borella. Residence – 24-3/1, Ratnakara Road, Dehiwala. 0777562942. 012307

___________________________________________________________________________

Thursday, January 26, 2017 

DIAS – DORIN (Aunty Dicky) – Teacher – Beloved wife of Alfred Dias, loving mother of Johann Muller (USA), Desiree Wijesundera (Australia), Rosanne Sabar (Australia), Rohan Dias (Kuwait Airways), Shiran Dias (Expolanka), mother-in-law of Premila Muller (USA), Rajiv Wijesundera (Australia), Malik Sabar (Australia), Thilini Dias (Nestle), sister of late Capt. Brian Perera & Chaman Amarasekara (Australia), was called to Eternal Rest on 21st January 2017. Remains lie at No. 18, Piyaratanarama Road, Dehiwala from Wednesday January 25th. Funeral Service and Cremation according to her wishes on 27th January at 5 p.m. at Mount Lavinia General Cemetery. 010701

KARIYAWASAM – WIMAL (Retired Senior Secretary Administrative Service) – Son of late Peter and Seelawathie Kariyawasam of Kalutara, beloved husband of Rukmani (Retired Teacher – Kalutara Gnanodaya School), loving father of Thushara (Teacher – Kalamulla R.C. School) and Srimal, father-in-law of Gajaba Hettiarachchi (Manager – U.K.G Group of Companies, Galle), everloving grandfather of Kavisha (Student Medical Faculty Karapitiya Galle) and Sanduni Ravisha (Student Kalutara Balika National School), loving brother of late Cyril, Merril, Neil and Cecil, expired. Remains lie at No. 55, Sri Sarananda Mawatha, Kalutara South. Funeral will take place on 27th (Friday) January 2017 at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Kalutara North. TP. 034-2222274. 011200

TOBY CLAESSEN – Son of Francis Claessen (Deceased) and Joan Pereira (Australia), brother of Jeremy and Cathy, formerly Teacher at St Peter’s College and AIS. Burial at General Cemetery Borella, Thursday 26th January 2017. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Parlour 4.30 p.m. 011252

_______________________________________________________

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 

BROTHER DOMINIC – BROTHER ALEXANDER DOMINIC DAS of the Ceylon Pentecostal Mission entered Rest. Funeral Service on Wednesday the 25th at the Mission Headquarters, No. 11, Rodrigo Place, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15 at 9.00 a.m. Burial Madampitiya Cemetery. 010675

CLOGSTOUN – GASTON DYLEROY ANTHONY (Manager Operations / Reservation – Exotic Holidays International). Precious son of Glenroy (Kingsbury Hotel) and Maureen, loving brother of Christina, passed away peacefully in the Hands of the Lord. Cortege leaves residence 67/2A, Sri Medananda Road, off De Mel Road, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa on Wednesday 25th January at 3.00 p.m. for Queen of Angels Church, Rawathawatta for Service. Burial at Roman Catholic Section, General Cemetery Borella at 5.00 p.m. Contact No.: 0785356836.010523

DIAS – DORIN (Aunty Dicky) – Teacher – Beloved wife of Alfred Dias, loving mother of Johann Muller (USA), Desiree Wijesundera (Australia), Rosanne Sabar (Australia), Rohan Dias (Kuwait Airways), Shiran Dias (Expolanka), mother-in-law of Premila Muller (USA), Rajiv Wijesundera (Australia), Malik Sabar (Australia), Thilini Dias (Nestle), sister of late Capt. Brian Perera & Chaman Amarasekara (Australia), was called to Eternal Rest on 21st January 2017. Remains lie at No. 18, Piyaratanarama Road, Dehiwala from Wednesday January 25th. Funeral Service and Cremation according to her wishes on 27th January at 5 p.m. at Mount Lavinia General Cemetery. 010701

EDIRISURIYA – MRS. LILIYAN (of Maha Walawwa, Gandara) – Beloved wife of late Mr. Millgrad Guy Warnakula Edirisuriya, precious mother of Kulasiri, Lalith, Sharika, Kapila and Guttila, loving mother-in-law of Ranjith, Jayanthi, Shirani, Sujeewa and Anoma, expired on 23.01.2017. Funeral will take place at 5.00 p.m. on 25.01.2017, at the General Cemetery, Matara. Telephone: 0718-152370, 0412-259278.010570

SALGADO – CHINTHAMANI (BINKY). Beloved wife of Lakshman (Dr. M.S.L., Retd. JMO/Prof). Loving mother of Krishant and Shamali, daughter of late S.S.J. and Beatrice Goonesekera, sister of late Manel Tampoe and of Shanthilal Goonesekera, sister-in-law of late Toap and of Chintha, late Dr. Ranji and of Surangani Salgado, Drs Raja and Beth Salgado. Remains lie at residence No. 5, Melbourne Avenue, Bamblapitiya from Tuesday 24th. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on Wednesday 25th at 4.00 p.m. leaving residence at 3.15 p.m. No flowers by request. 010325

________________________________________________________________

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 

CLOGSTOUN – GASTON DYLEROY ANTONY (Manager Operations / Reservation – Exotic Holidays International). Previous son of Glenroy (Kingsbury Hotel) & Maureen, loving brother of Christina, passed away peacefully in the Hands of the Lord. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. Contact No. 0785356836. 67/2A, Sri Medananda Road, off De Mel Road, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa. 010402

GINIGE – MR. DICKMAN NANDASIRI. Son of late Ginige Simaris Silva and Alice Nona of Polwatta, Ambalangoda, brother of Lambert, Badraprema, late Dharmadasa, late Piyasiri, late Mahinda, brother-in-law of Neeta, Ranjani, Bandusili, late Josalin and late Lalani, expired. Remains lies at No. 5, 9th Lane, Jayamalapura, Gampola. Funeral will take place at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 24th January at Gampola General Cemetry. 010356

KITHULEGODA – ROHINI MYRTLE. Much loved wife of the late Upali, precious mother of Lalith and Manique, mother-in-law of Rehana and Prince, ever loving grandmother of Charmaine, Neshan, Chevan and Ayesha, loving Akka of late Manel, Bandula, Lalitha and Mahen, passed away on 20.01.2017. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Borella from Monday 23.01.2017. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on Tuesday 24.01.2017 at 5 p.m. 010131

MANCHANAYAKE – SAMAN (ITN), dearest husband of Dinesha Udawatte, loving father of Eranga (Australia), Thisura (Royal College) and Himal (Royal College), son of E.D.P. Manchanayake and late Chandra, brother of Devika Bamunuge, Upul and Amitha, brother-in-law of Asoka Bamunuge (National Water Supply and Drainage Board), Ruvini Siyambalapitiya, Thilini Wickremaratne and Rashath Udawatte (Australia), son-in-law of Jayatissa and Karuna Udawatte (Australia), expired. Cortege leaves residence 11, Mahasen Mawatha, Nawala Road, Nugegoda at 1.30 p.m. for cremation on Tuesday, 24th January, at 2.30 p.m. at Nisala Arana, Kohuwala General Cemetery. 010138

RATHNAYAKE – The death is announced of Miss Leila Ratnayake (Retired Teacher – St. John’s Girls’ School Panadura), daughter of late K.D. Carolis Appuhamy and Dona Engalthina Kurruppu Jayawardena, sister of late Dr. Chandrange, Haripala, Dixson Wimala and Paul, sister-in-law of late Robert Nannyakkara, and Nanda, loving aunt of Ravi, Jayanthi, Amarangani, Chandana, late Sarath and Bandula. Funeral on Tuesday 24th January 2017. Cortege leaves 70, Rumniwasa Panadura at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery. 010141

SALGADO – CHINTHAMANI (BINKY). Beloved wife of Lakshman (Dr. M.S.L., Retd. JMO/Prof). Loving mother of Krishant and Shamali, daughter of late S.S.J. and Beatrice Goonesekera, sister of late Manel Tampoe and of Shanthilal Goonesekera, sister-in-law of late Toap and of Chintha, late Dr. Ranji and of Surangani Salgado, Drs Raja and Beth Salgado. Remains lie at residence No. 5, Melbourne Avenue, Bamblapitiya from Tuesday 24th. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on Wednesday 25th at 4.00 p.m. leaving residence at 3.15 p.m. No flowers by request. 010325

BENJAMIN – THEVAMALAR (Retired Teacher – MGHS Point Pedro, Alfha Criya Muslim School, Bloemendhal Tamil Vidyalayam, Colombo 14). Beloved wife of late Joshua Benjamin, loving mother of late sister Queency, Trisette, Geetha, Ajith, grandmother of Ashan, Blessina, Timothy, Dinithi, Nathan, Ezra, mother-in-law of Mohan, late Christy, Priscilla, loving daughter of late Mr. & Mrs. Nagalingam, loving sister of Jeyamany, Arulanandam, Paramanandam, Jeevanandam, Manonmany, Navamalar, Ranji, passed away on 23rd January 2017. Funeral service at No. 15, Kawdana Gardens, Dehiwala on 25th January 2017 at 4 p.m. Burial at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. 010403

__________________________________________________________________________________

Monday, January 23, 2017 

DR. BALASURIYA – REGINOLD (Retired Divisional Registered Medical Practitioner, Kurunegala) – Beloved husband of late Mrs. Kusumawathie Muriel Jayasundara Balasuriya and loving father of Dr. Udeni Balasuriya (USA) and late Mrs. Nilmini Ratnayake (Australia), father-in-law of Ranjani Balasuriya (USA) and Colvin Ratnayake (Australia), expired. Funeral will take place at 3.00 p.m. on Monday the 23rd at the Meddepathana Cemetery, Ampitiya, Kandy. V.C. 145, Ampitiya, Kandy. Telephone: 076-8821469. 010140

DR. COREA – QUINTUS. Beloved husband of the late Margie, beloved father of Chris and Enoka and of Rochelle and Leyaket Tayabally, loving grandfather of Shenuka, Shalini, Rehana and Rayaca, brother of Sextus and of late Placidus, Amyntus, Therese and Justus, brother-in-law of Trixie, Julie and Clare. Cortege leaves residence 111, Inner Flower Road, Colombo 03 at 3.00 p.m. for service at St. Anthoney’s Church, Kollupitiya on Monday 23rd January followed by burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte, RC Section. 010142

KITHULEGODA – ROHINI MYRTLE Much loved wife of the late Upali, precious mother of Lalith and Manique, mother-in-law of Rehana and Prince, ever loving grandmother of Charmaine, Neshan, Chevan and Ayesha, loving Akka of late Manel, Bandula, Lalitha and Mahen, passed away on 20.01.2017. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Borella from Monday 23.01.2017. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on Tuesday 24.01.2017 at 5 p.m. 010131

MANCHANAYAKE – SAMAN (ITN), dearest husband of Dinesha Udawatte, loving father of Eranga (Australia), Thisura (Royal College) and Himal (Royal College), son of E.D.P. Manchanayake and late Chandra, brother of Devika Bamunuge, Upul and Amitha, brother-in-law of Asoka Bamunuge (National Water Supply and Drainage Board), Ruvini Siyambalapitiya, Thilini Wickremaratne and Rashath Udawatte (Australia), son-in-law of Jayatissa and Karuna Udawatte (Australia), expired. Cortege leaves residence 11, Mahasen Mawatha, Nawala Road, Nugegoda at 1.30 p.m. for cremation on Tuesday, 24th January, at 2.30 p.m. at Nisala Arana, Kohuwala General Cemetery. 010138

RATHNAYAKE – The death is announced of Miss Leila Ratnayake, retired teacher St. John’s Girls’ School Panadura, daughter of late K.D. Carolis Appuhamy and Dona Engalthina Kurruppu Jayawardena, sister of late Dr. Chandrange , Haripala, Dixson Wimala and Paul, sister-in-law of late Robert Nannyakkara, and Nanda, loving aunt of Ravi, Jayanthi, Amarangani, Chandana, late Sarath and Bandula. Funeral on Tuesday 24th January 2017. Cortege leaves 70, Rumniwasa Panadura at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery. 010141

******************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2017.

GOMES – BOMIRIYAGE RATHNAPALA GOMES – Loving husband of Sunitha, father of Ayomi, father-in-law of Suran, son of late Manuel and Charlotte Gomes, brother of Ida, Hilda and late Colin, and uncle of Dharshi, Hiran, Manoja, Hirantha, Isuru and Nipunika. Cortege leaves residence 6/6, Cross Road, Mt. Lavinia at 4.00 p.m. on Monday January 23rd for cremation at the Mt. Lavinia Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 009727

KAPUGEDARA – LALITH INDRAKANTHA. Beloved husband of Bridget Kapugedara (retired bank officer BOC), father of Chamara Kapugedara & Chathuri Kapugedara, father-in-law of Vichithra Wijesooriya & Tamara Kapugedara, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 23/25, Thalwatte Estate, Naththarampotha, Kundasale, Sunday 22nd January 2017 at 4.00pm. Cremation at the Balagolla cemetery at 5.00pm. 009825

PEIRIS – CHARLES HENRY DE SOYSA – Beloved husband of Marguerite, loving father of Gihan, Shane and Natasha, father-in-law of Rukshini, Shami and Johan, precious Seeya of Dharin, Alisha, Dhanya, Kahya, Mikhail, Reyhaan and Alana. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 2 p.m. Friday 20th to 2 p.m. Saturday 21st January. Thereafter at No. 25, Anura Cross Road, Anderson Road, Kalubowila, Dehiwela. Cortege leaves residence at 2 p.m. on Sunday 22nd January for burial at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa, at 3 p.m. 009695

PERERA – TUDOR LALITH – (Retired Custom Officer) – Beloved husband of Sujatha (retired from Tourist Board), loving father of Mohan (former Planter), Manohari (retired teacher, Ananda Sasthralaya) & Samanmalee, loving father-in-law of Wasantha – (Director General) (SLIDA), and loving grandfather of Duleendra (USA) and Sohaani (USA), passed away. Cortege leaves at Jayaratne Parlour, Borella on Sunday 22nd January at 4 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella. (T.P. 0112682806). 010053

SAMARASINHA – CHRISTOPHER – Beloved husband of Kanthi, loving father of Kushan (Coats Thread Exports (Pvt) Ltd) and Savanthi, father-in-law of Hirosha (HNB) and Niwanthi (DFCC), precious grandfather of Sineth and Shivene, expired. Cortege leaves residence 125/5, Old Dispensary Road, Thimbirigasyaya, Hendala, Wattala at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 22nd January for burial at St. Mary’s Church, Nayakakanda at 4.00 p.m. 010086

KITHULEGODA – ROHINI MYRTLE Much loved wife of the late Upali, precious mother of Lalith and Manique, mother-in-law of Rehana and Prince, ever loving grandmother of Charmaine, Neshan, Chevan and Ayesha, loving Akka of late Manel, Bandula, Lalitha and Mahen, Passed away on 20.01.2017. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Borella from Monday 23.01.2017. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on Tuesday 24.01.2017 at 5 p.m. 010133

MANCHANAYAKE – SAMAN (ITN), dearest husband of Dinesha Udawatte, loving father of Eranga (Australia), Thisura (Royal College) and Himal (Royal College), son of E.D.P. Manchanayake and late Chandra, brother of Devika Bamunuge, Upul and Amitha, brother-in-law of Asoka Bamunuge (National Water Supply and Drainage Board), Ruvini Siyambalapitiya, Thilini Wickremaratne and Rashath Udawatte (Australia), son-in-law of Jayatissa and Karuna Udawatte (Australia), expired. Cortege leaves residence 11, Mahasen Mawatha, Nawala Road, Nugegoda at 1.30 p.m. for Cremation on Tuesday, 24th January, at 2.30 p.m. at Nisala Arana, Kohuwala General Cemetery. 010137

NATHANIEL – F R (TONY) loving husband of Primrose Nathaniel, loving father of Camelia and Thushari, loving grandfather of Zuo Loong, Mei Ling, Lianna and Ethan passed away on 20th Jan. The remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m., Service at 4 p.m. and Cremation at 5 p.m. at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery on 22nd January 2017. 010125


[Death Acknowledgements]

DE SILVA – ROY – WE acknowledge with gratitude the care of the Doctors, Caregivers, friends and relatives as well as the many others who helped in numerous ways at our time of grief and their participation at the funeral and religious ceremonies. We regret our inability to thank you all individually. The De Silva family. 454/18, Piachaud Gardens, Kandy. 009699

GUNASEKERA – SHANTHA – We the family of late Shantha Gunasekera offer our sincere thanks and gratitude to the relations, neighbours and friends who helped in various ways during our time of need with prayers, messages of condolence and floral tributes. Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Nilukshan Jayaweera (Neuro Surgeon), the Nursing Staff at Brown’s Hospital, Ragama & the N.H.S.L. Many thanks to M/S K D A Weerasinghe & Co., (Pvt) Ltd. We thank Rev. Fr. Francis Fonseka, Rev. Fr. Tyronne Mihindukulasuriya S.J. and Rev. Fr. Ciswan de Croose. Also the Rev. Sisters of The Holy Angels and Prayer groups of St. Lazarus Church, Kurukulawa, Ragama. St. Anne, Hiran, Linda, Vanessa and Eliza Gunasekera, Sonali, Anjana and Annya Nissanka. No. 13/18, Tri City Gardens, Kurukulawa, Ragama. 008804

************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************

Saturday, January 21, 2017 

JAMES – AMARA (Proprietor Ceylon Trading Company – Bangalore). Wife of late K.B. James, mother of Sunil, Sweetha and Sisira (NZ), mother-in-law of Indranee, Ananda and Champa, grandmother of Anira and Siddath, Aseka and Pasan, great grandmother of Little Yanik. Remains lie at residence, 10/2, Sulaiman Terrace, Colombo 05. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 21st January 2016 at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at 5 p.m. General Cemetery Borella. 008397

KAPUGEDARA – LALITH INDRAKANTHA. Beloved husband of Bridget Kapugedara (retired bank officer BOC), father of Chamara Kapugedara & Chathuri Kapugedara, father-in-law of Vichithra Wijesooriya & Tamara Kapugedara, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 23/25, Thalwatte Estate, Naththarampotha, Kundasale, Sunday 22nd January 2017 at 4.00pm. Cremation at the Balagolla cemetery at 5.00pm. 009830

PEIRIS – CHARLES HENRY DE SOYSA – Beloved husband of Marguerite, loving father of Gihan, Shane and Natasha, father-in-law of Rukshini, Shami and Johann, precious Seeya of Dharin, Alisha, Dhanya, Kahya, Mikhail, Reyhaan and Alana. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 2 p.m. Friday 20th to 2 p.m. Saturday 21st January. Thereafter at No. 25, Anura Cross Road, Anderson Road, Kalubowila, Dehiwela. Cortege leaves residence at 2 p.m. on Sunday 22nd January for burial at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa, at 3 p.m. 009692

PROF. INDRARATNA A.D.V. DE S. – Husband of Dr. Swarna, father of Dr. Kanishka, Prof. Buddhima, Dr. Sumangali, father-in-law of Dr. Yuthika, Manori, Sathis Wijethunge, grandfather of Praveen, Amrit, Sarinda, Kavishka, Anuk, Samodani, Punita, expired. Cremation on 21st January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella. 7A, Claessen Place, off Keppetipola Road, Colombo 05. Cortege leaves residence at 12 noon for the University of Colombo. 008013

VELAIYUTHAM – M (Retired Vice Principal, Zahira College, Matale) – Beloved husband of Chandradevi, loving father of Jeiyachandran (Deputy Regional Manager – Kandy, Distilleries Company), Dr. Senthan (Kalubowila Hospital), Mithilan (Accountant, Australia) and late Nagulan, father-in-law of Suthajini, Ajantha, Tharini (Australia), grandfather of Senthuran, Sharan, Kausian, Vanathi, Ahilyan, Prieyan, Shibhyan and brother of late Ponnamma, late Vallipillai, late Sabapathipillai and late Sinnathurai. Cremation took place on Friday 20th at 3.00 p.m. at Borella General Cemetery. T.Phone: 0112514366, 0773416492, 0777367987. 009099

WICKRAMATUNGE – CHANDRA – Loving husband of Joan, loving father of Chandima, beloved brother of late Rohini, Abhey, Maya, Ranjith, Vipula, late Jayasiri and late Anura, loving grandfather of Chayan, father-in-law of Anushka, beloved brother-in-law of late Arthur, Erine, Gamini, Charlie, Megan, Rommel, Roshanie, Nirmalie, Premika and Kumari. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 21st January 2017 for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 3.30 p.m. 009687

——————————————————————————————————————————-

Friday, January 20, 2017

DE LIMA – DOREEN – Beloved wife of the late Merville, mother of Carina and Russell, mother-in-law of Chitrasena Jayawardena and the late Valerie, sister of the late Anton Joachim and Barbara Joachim, grandmother of Gehan, Rukshan and Bjorn and great grandmother of Soraya, Kayla and Joshua. Remains were laid to rest on 17th January 2017 according to her wishes. (Australian, Canadian and UK papers please copy). 008403

FERNANDO – MERCIA (Nee SIRIWARDENA). Dearly beloved wife of late Everard Fernando, loving mother of Nilanthi, mother-in-law of Dilanjan De Silva, grandmother of Anish and Ranik, sister of Darinda and Joseph (Australia). Cortege leaves the residence No. 08, Mallikarama Road, off Attidiya Road, Ratmalana on Sunday 22nd January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. for burial at the Galkissa Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section). *** (Please note no flowers by request)*** 008394

PROF. INDRARATNA A.D.V. DE S. – Husband of Dr. Swarna, father of Dr. Kanishka, Prof. Buddhima, Dr. Sumangali, father-in-law of Dr. Yuthika, Manori, Sathis Wijethunge, grandfather of Praveen, Amrit, Sarinda, Kavishka, Anuk, Samodani, Punita, expired. Cremation on 21st January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella. 7A, Claessen Place, off Keppetipola Road, Colombo 05. Cortege leaves residence at 12 noon for the University of Colombo. 008013

PEIRIS – CHARLES HENRY DE SOYSA – Beloved husband of Marguerite, loving father of Gihan, Shane and Natasha, father-in-law of Rukshini, Shami and Johann, precious Seeya of Dharin, Alisha, Dhanya, Kahya, Mikhail, Reyhaan and Alana. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 2 p.m. Friday 20th to 2 p.m. Saturday 21st January. Thereafter at No. 25, Anura Cross Road, Anderson Road, Kalubowila, Dehiwela. Cortege leaves residence at 2 p.m. on Sunday 22nd January for burial at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa, at 3 p.m. 008799

VELAIYUTHAM – M (Retired Vice Principal, Zahira College, Matale) – Beloved husband of Chandradevi, loving father of Jeiyachandran (Deputy Regional Manager – Kandy, Distilleries Company), Dr. Senkhan (Kalubowila Hospital), Mithilan (Accountant, Australia) and late Nagulan, father-in-law of Suthajini, Ajantha, Tharini (Australia), grandfather of Senthuran, Sharan, Kausian, Vanathi, Ahilyan, Prieyan, Shibhyan and brother of late Ponnamma, late Valllipillai, late Sabapathipillai and late Sinnathurai. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cremation on Friday 20th at 3.00 p.m. at Borella General Cemetery. T.Phone: 0112514366, 0773416492, 0777367987. 008367

———————————————————————————————————-

Thursday, January 19, 2017.

DE SILVA – SEPALI (nee DHARMADASA) dearly beloved wife of late Collin De Silva, loving mother of Jayanthi Perera (Jani), late Palitha De Silva, Lalani Perera (Lali), mother-in-law of Errol Perera and Sunil Perera (Italy), grandmother of Chhagaa Kelly (Australia), Dimithri Perera (DHL Keells), Shan Perera (Penthouse Travels) and Dhanushka (Sri Lanka Navy). Remains lie at Jayaratna Funeral Parlour, Borella from 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday the 18th January. Cremation will be at Borella General Cemetery on Thursday the 19th January at 4.00 p.m. 007537

EDIRISINGHE – MRS. KUDA MENIKE – Beloved wife of late L.J. Edirisinghe (Jailor, Department of Prisons / Retired), precious mother of Upali (Businessman), Wasantha (Staff, Mahamaathya Vidyalaya), Ranjith (Coca Cola Company), and Shanthi, mother-in-law of Damayanthi, Kumuduni, Sanath and Saaliya, expired. Funeral will take place at 5.00 p.m. on Thursday, the 19th at the Mirihana General Cemetery. No. 142B, Mirihana, Nugegoda. Bereaved children and relatives. 007090

FERNANDO – MUTUTHANTHIRLAGE LESLEY HENRY – Beloved eldest son of late Edwin Peter Fernando and Charlotte Fernando, loving husband of Chandradevi Fernando, much loved father of Vajira, Varuni (Canada) and Prashad Mututhantri, father-in-law of Palitha de Silva, Kasun Weerasinghe (Canada) and Arundathie Wijesekera, adorable grandfather of Kulani (Canada), Nimali and Sayuri, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 21/12, Sri Rahula Mawatha, Katubedda on Thursday 19th January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia. 007164

JAMES – AMARA – (Proprietor Ceylon Trading Company – Bangalore). Wife of late K.B. James, mother of Sunil, Sweetha and Sisira (NZ), mother-in-law of Indranee, Ananda and Champa, grandmother of Anira and Siddath, Aseka and Pasan. Remains lie at residence, 10/2, Sulaiman Terrace, Colombo 05. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 21st January 2017 at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at 5 p.m. at General Cemetery, Borella. 007608

JAYASINHA – DR. ELMO STANLEY – (Retired Sri Lanka Air Force). Dearly beloved husband of Matilda Dharma, son of late Patrick and Madlin Jayasinha, precious father of Channa (Wellington City Council) and Namalie, adored seeya of Ranmalee and Gothami, cherished brother of Nalini Dias – Abeygunewardene, late Sam and late Daphne Dias – Guneratne, brother-in-law of Ranjan Dias – Abeygunewardene, Harriet, late Charlotte and of Violet, Henry, Kusum, Chitra, Ramya, Asoka and Sunil, passed away in New Zealand. Cremation on 20th Friday at Karori Cemetery. No. 8, Tralee Place, Johnsonville, Wellington. T’ Phone : 0112884356 (Sri Lanka) 00644 4788 468 (N.Z.) 006957

MAY PHILOMENA RAJAPOOVATHY – Beloved wife of late Lion V. Thamotharampillai, loving mother of Mohanraj and Dr. Prithiviraj, mother-in-law of Sharmini and Delrene, grandmother of Saumya, Nadishani and Gareth, Divya, Jonathan, great grandmother of Jonah, Caleb and Jacob, beloved sister of late Pearl, Kamala and Rani, aunt of Devika, Rajeevi, Shyamala, Nirupa and late Jude. Cortege leaves residence on 19th January 2017 at 3.30 p.m. Burial at the General Cemetery, Mannar. 007477

PERERA – OSCAR VINCENT – (Retired Import and Export Manager, Lanka Canneries Ltd). Husband of late Mrs.Indra Perera. Father of Lalitha, Shanthi and Ajith. Father-in-law of Dudley, Milton and Anne. Grandfather of Manjula, Anila, Sanjay, Carmaline, Shermila, Viren, Rajiv, Shehara and Pradeeshan. Great grandfather of Amesh, Ashen, Avin, Imaaya, Anaka and Luca. Brother of late Olga, Sextus and Cynthia. Uncle of Shiyamali and Sarath. Cortege leaves residence No.72/80, Edirisinghe Road, Mirihana, Nugegoda at 3.30pm Thursday 19th January to St.Thomas church cemetery, Kotte. 007092

**********************************************************************************

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

EDIRISINGHE – MRS. KUDA MENIKE – Beloved wife of late L.J. Edirisinghe (Jailor, Department of Prisons / Retired), precious mother of Upali (Businessman), Wasantha (Staff, Mahamaathya Vidyalaya), Ranjith (Coca Cola Company), and Shanthi, mother-in-law of Damayanthi, Kumuduni, Sanath and Saaliya, expired. Funeral will take place at 5.00 p.m. on Thursday, the 19th at the Mirihana General Cemetery. No. 142B, Mirihana, Nugegoda. Bereaved children and relatives. 007090

FERNANDO – MUTUTHANTHIRLAGE LESLEY HENRY – Beloved eldest son of late Edwin Peter Fernando and Charlotte Fernando, loving husband of Chandradevi Fernando, much loved father of Vajira, Varuni (Canada) and Prashad Mututhantri, father-in-law of Palitha de Silva, Kasun Weerasinghe (Canada) and Arundathie Wijesekera, adorable grandfather of Kulani (Canada), Nimali and Sayuri, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 21/12, Sri Rahula Mawatha, Katubedda on Thursday 19th January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia. 007164

JAYASINHA – DR. ELMO STANLEY – (Retired Sri Lanka Air Force). Dearly beloved husband of Matilda Dharma, son of late Patrick and Madlin Jayasinha, precious father of Channa (Wellington City Council) and Namalie, adored seeya of Ranmalee and Gothami, cherished brother of Nalini Dias – Abeygunewardene, late Sam and late Daphne Dias – Guneratne, brother-in-law of Ranjan Dias – Abeygunewardene, Harriet, late Charlotte and of Violet, Henry, Kusum, Chitra, Ramya, Asoka and Sunil, passed away in New Zealand. Cremation on 20th Friday at Karori Cemetery. No. 8, Tralee Place, Johnsonville, Wellington. T’ Phone : 0112884356 (Sri Lanka) 00644 4788 468 (N.Z.) 006957

PERERA OSCAR VINCENT- (Retired Import and Export Manager, Lanka Canneries Ltd). Husband of late Mrs.Indra Perera. Father of Lalitha, Shanthi and Ajith. Father-in-law of Dudley, Milton and Anne. Grandfather of Manjula, Anila, Sanjay, Carmaline, Shermila, Viren, Rajiv, Shehara and Pradeeshan. Great grandfather of Amesh, Ashen, Avin, Imaaya, Anaka and Luca. Brother of late Olga, Sextus and Cynthia. Uncle of Shiyamali and Sarath. Cortege leaves residence No. 72/80, Edirisinghe Road, Mirihana, Nugegoda at 3.30pm Thursday 19th January to St.Thomas church cemetery, Kotte. 007092

PERERA – ELMO PETER – Beloved husband of Mrs. Soma Silva, son of late Minister M. Vincent Perera. Loving father of Nadishani Perera, Makalanda (St. Peter’s College), Kanishka Perera (former Member of Colombo Municipal Council), father-in-law of Kavinda Makalanda (Signature Living & Richard Peiris Group), loving grandfather of Sonali & Nayomi Makalanda. Cortege leaves residence 65/33, Midland City, Singha Road, Mabola, Wattala on Thursday 19th January at 05.00 p.m. Cremation to be held at Welisara Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. 007209

PERERA – MRS. P.M. (Retired Deputy Principal, Kalutara Balika), beloved wife fo late Mr Anthony Baddeliyanage, mother of Dr. Priyani Nathavitharana (UK), Dr. Vindhya Mendis (Australia), Deepthi Wimalasuriya (Australia), Preethi Baddeliyanage (Ex. Staff HNB), Aruni Fernando (Canada), mother-in-law of Dr. Kamal Nathavitharana (UK), Ranjan Mendis (Australia), Rukman Wimalasuriya (Australia), Mervin Fernando (Canada), passed away. Cremation on Thursday 19th January at 5.00 p.m. at Kalutara North Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. “Vindhya”, Sri Sumangala Road North, Kalutara North. 006688

RUPASINGHE – AJITH – (Informex Concreting (Pvt.) Ltd). Beloved son of the late Justin and Manel, loving brother of Lalith (UK) and Thushi, brother-in-law of Anna (UK) and Doric, loving uncle of Daniel (NZ) and Sophie (UK), passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence No. 28, Pathiba Road, off Kirula Road, Colombo – 5 on Wednesday the 18th of January 2017 for cremation at the Borella Crematorium. 007025

SAMARASEKARA – RANJITH – Beloved father of Michelle, Sean and Sheahan, father-in-law of Nilantha Bastian, grandfather of Niluk, Anouk and Mariza. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday 18th January at 2.15 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 3.00 p.m. 007108

WICKRAMASINGHE – CYRIL WIMALASIRI DAMPAHALA – Husband of Mallika Jayasinghe, father of Vijitha and Shyamalee, father-in-law of Prabodha and Anusha, grandfather of Dinil and Sadhara, passed away peacefully. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday 18th January, therefter his remains will be handed over to the Medical Faculty, Borella according to his wishes. 007109

**********************************************************************************

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

NAKULAMBIKAI AMBIKAIPAKAN – Beloved wife of late Mr Ambikaipakan (Retired Principal, Vaideshwara Vidyalayam, Jaffna), loving mother of Anadakumaraswamy (UK), late Poongothai Sarvendram, Balasubramaniam (USA), Senthilselvan (Canada) and Gowri (USA) passed away peacefully on Thursday, 12th January 2017. Funeral will take place at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 17th January, 2017 at “Mani Manai”, Mallakam. Tel. 021-2242714. 006815

PERERA – MRS. P.M. (Retired Deputy Principal, Kalutara Balika), beloved wife fo late Mr Anthony Baddeliyanage, mother of Dr. Priyani Nathavitharana (UK), Dr. Vindhya Mendis (Australia), Deepthi Wimalasuriya (Australia), Preethi Baddeliyanage (Ex. Staff HNB), Aruni Fernando (Canada), mother-in-law of Dr. Kamal Nathavitharana (UK), Ranjan Mendis (Australia), Rukman Wimalasuriya (Australia), Mervin Fernando (Canada), passed away. Cremation on Thursday 19th January at 5.00 p.m. at Kalutara North Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. “Vindhya”, Sri Sumangala Road North, Kalutara North.006688

TISSERA – W. NORBERT ALEXANDER (ALEX) – Retired Assistant Personnel and Administration Manager of State Distilleries Corporation (DSCL), HR Administration Manager at Kane Apparels Garment Factory Marawila, retired Office Staff Member of St. Joseph’s College Maradana, son of late Mr & Mrs Aaron Tissera, beloved husband of Nalini, loving father of Nelumika (Teacher St. Joseph’s College, Wattala) and Rishika (Maxwell Metal Enterprises), loving brother of Anthony Joseph, late James Stephen, Stanis Laus, George Benedict, brother-in-law of Rex Perera, Maxwell Perera, Padmini Perera & sorrowful relatives, passed away peacefully on 14th January 2017. Cortege leaves residence 16/16, Pio Mawatha, Kandana on Tuesday 17th January at 3.00 p.m. for burial at St. Sebestian’s Cemetery, Kandana. 006826

GUNASEKERA SWARNA – Retired Director of Education and Principal, Uyanwatte Teacher Training College, beloved mother of Thusitha and Niroshini, mother-in-law of Nilanthi and Janaka, loving grandmother of Chamath, Tharushi and Thevindu, sister of late Col. H.B. Wijekoon, Sumana Ranasinghe, Dr W.B. Wijekoon and Kamala Perera, expired. Viewing at Barney Raymond’s Parlour, Borella. Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte on Tuesday 17th January 2017 at 4.30 p.m. 006885

———————————————————————————————————

Monday, January 16, 2017

DARRYL – SELLIAH – (Retired Manager Bank of Ceylon, Kandy). Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Gnanam, loving father of Ravi (UK) and Radhini (NZ), father-in-law of Ramesh and Priya, devoted grandfather of Reuben, Rabin and Enosh, loving brother of Brinley and Orville, passed away peacefully in Wellington, New Zealand on 13th January 2017. Tributes to: darrylselliah.tributes@gmail.com 006440

DR. KALA SHANTHA – Daughter of Composer Sunil Santha and Leela Shantha, sister of Dr. Sunil Santha, Lanka Shantha and late Jagath Shantha. The remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and burial will take place today (16.01.2017) at 3 p.m. at Dehiyagatha Public Cemetery. 006587

SIVAGURUNATHAN – VALLINAYAKIE – Formerly of Madangahawatte Lane in Wellawatte, passed away in Canada on January 3, 2017, surrounded by friends, relatives & family and funeral was held on 8th January 2017. Beloved wife of late Sivagurunathan (CGR – Ratmalana / Colombo); loving daughter of late S. Arulumpalum & Meenambal (Thambyah Madam, Kathirkamam), daughter-in-law of late S. Darmalingam & Ponnamma (Kopay South); loving mother of Vijayakummar, Niranjan, Vimalan & Nirmalan; mother-in-law of Jeyasakthie (Jeya) & Gowshaliya, caring sister of late Sivasubramaniam, Loganayakie (Darling), Sivapalan, Amirthanaykie (Rani), Thambyah (Manoharan) & late Pathmasani (Pathma); sister-in-law of late Enid Annam (Wesley College), Sri Pathmanathan (formerly Badulla), Vigneswarie (Shirly), Suntheralingam, & late Thuraisingam (Tom); loving grandmother of Nirushan, Shambavi & Archana. Vijayakumar +44-7818 – 435951, Niranjan +1-416-315-0326, Vimalan – +1647 282 4608, Nirmalan +1 604 562 1016, Darling +44-208-544-1988 Sivapalan +1-416-439-7164, Rani +1-360-694-1185, Manoharan +1-416-837-9790. 006297

TISSERA – W. NORBERT ALEXANDER (ALEX) – Retired Assistant Personnel and Administration Manager of State Distilleries Corporation (DSCL), HR Administration Manager at Kane Apparels Garment Factory, Marawila, Retired Office Staff member of St. Joseph’s College, Maradana, son of late Mr & Mrs Aaron Tissera, beloved husband of Nalini, loving father of Nelumika (Teacher, St. Joseph’s College, Wattala), and Rishika (Maxwell Metal Enterprises), loving brother of Anthony Joseph, late James Stephen, Stanis Laus, George Benedict, brother-in-law of Rex Perera, Maxwell Perera, Padmini Perera & sorrowful relatives, passed away peacefully on 14th January 2017. Cortege leaves residence, 16/16, Pio Mawatha, Kandana on Tuesday 17th January at 3.00 p.m. for burial at St. Sebestian’s Cemetery, Kandana. 006585

WEBER – MARIO WILHAM – Husband of Arlene Nee Kelart (Australia). Loving son of late Mr & Mrs E.F. Weber, brother of late, Alexis, Glenn and Leon, much loved brother, Barbara (Greece), Patrick (Australia), Polita (Italy), Jessica, Jennifer, Rio (Abu Dhabi), brother-in-law. Rienzie, Minette, Jovita (Aust.) Brian, Amal, heather Weeraman, expired. Cortege leaves residence A31, Samaranayake Square, Welisara, Ragama at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, 17th Jan. 2017 Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella. (Foreign papers please copy). 006584

*************************************************************************************

SUNDAY JANUARY 15, 2017.

DARRYL – SELLIAH – (Retired Manager Bank of Ceylon, Kandy). Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Gnanam, loving father of Ravi (UK) and Radhini (NZ), father-in-law of Ramesh and Priya, devoted grandfather of Reuben, Rabin and Enosh, loving brother of Brinley and Orville, passed away peacefully in Wellington, New Zealand on 13th January 2017. Tributes to: darrylselliah.tributes@gmail.com 006435

DE SILVA – WIMALA – Beloved wife of late Bernard De Silva, mother of Maya, Anura (A.S.S. Traders), Lalith (Flexiprint), Sajeewa (Senok Trading), mother-in-law of B.O.S. Amarasekera (Ex-People’s Bank), Sandhya, Lilangani (Ex Standard Chartered Bank), Shalika (Sustainable Energy Authority), expired. Cremation on Sunday 15th at 5 p.m. at Kohuwala Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. No. 83, Jambugasmulla Mawatha, Nugegoda. 006381

JAYATILAKA – Y.A.D. THOMAS – Beloved husband of late D.M. Wimalawathi, father of Jayantha Wijeratna (M.D. United Air-conditioning Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.), late Malani (former People’s Bank), Lalani, Nalani, Kanthi, Yasanthi and Lilani (Canada), father-in-law of Champa Wijeratna (Perth, Western Australia), I.M. Sirisena (former People’s Bank), late Jayasinghe, Nissanka, Kalansuriya, Sirisena and Ajith Weerasekara (Canada). Funeral will be held on 15.01.2017 at Gampaha Kasagahawatta Crematorium. Remains lie at residence 252, Pahala Yagoda, Ganemulla. Cortege leaves residence at 5 p.m. on 15.01.2017. (0770449117). 006277

PERERA – ARUNDATHIE (SHIRO) – Daughter of Dannister and Amy Perera Abeywardena, passed away peacefully on 11th January 2017. Loving wife of late Sanath Perera, mother of Chaminda and Chandima, grandmother of Donnya, Sacha, Shaniya & Kisha, sister of Indranie, Maduri, Chitra and late Abey, sister-in-law of Gune, Bertram, aunty of Charmaine, Bernie, Vishaka, Rajitha, Prashanthie and Nimmi. Viewing at Jayaratne Parlour, Borella, from Sunday to Monday. Cremation Monday 16th at 2 p.m. at General Cemetery, Kanatte. 006290

SIVAGURUNATHAN – VALLINAYAKIE – Formerly of Madangahawatte Lane in Wellawatte, passed away in Canadaon January 3, 2017, surrounded by friends, relatives & family and funeral was held on 8th January 2017. Beloved wife of late Sivagurunathan (CGR – Ratmalana / Colombo); loving daughter of late S. Arulumpalum & Meenambal (Thambyah Madam, Kathirkamam), daughter-in-law of late S. Darmalingam & Ponnamma (Kopay South); loving mother of Vijayakummar, Niranjan, Vimalan & Nirmalan; mother-in-law of Jeyasakthie (Jeya) & Gowshaliya, caring sister of late Sivasubramaniam, Loganayakie (Darling), Sivapalan, Amirthanaykie (Rani), Thambyah (Manoharan) & late Pathmasani (Pathma); sister-in-law of late Enid Annam (Wesley College), Sri Pathmanathan (formerly Badulla), Vigneswarie (Shirly), Sunethralingam, & late Thuraisingam (Tom); loving grandmother of Nirushan, Shambavi & Archana. Vijayakummar +44-7818 – 435951, Niranjan +1-416-315-0326, Vimalan – +1647 282 4608, Nirmalan +1 604 562 1016, Darling +44-208-544-1988 Sivapalan +1-416-439-7164, Rani +1-360-694-1185, Manoharan +1-416-837-9790. 006289

WITIYALAWADUGE – DHANAPALA – passed away 5 days before his 98th Birthday after a brief illness. Beloved husband of Irangani Dhanapala (Keerthiratna), loving father of Shiranee, Anoja, Preethi, Samantha, Nalin and Shehan, father-in-law of Asoka, Keerthi, Palitha, Sunil, Sihem and Maryse, devoted grandfather of 16 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. The family members would like to offer their sincere thanks to everyone who attended the funeral held on 8th January 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. 004478

YU – Dr. MA HUNG – The Yu family would like to notify friends of Dr. Ma Hung Yu, former GP at Chalfont Road Surgery, London, UK of his untimely death on Sunday 8th January 2017. Husband to Zakia Yu, the late Dr. Rukhsana Majeed, father to Marium Yu, son of Chin Win Yu and late Shum Mei Yu, brother to the late Dr. Shee Hung Yu, Dr. Koa Hung Yu, Nan Hung Yu, Lar Hung Yu and Sai Hung Yu. Funeral will take place on Monday January 16th, starting with a viewing (11 am) and prayers (1pm) at Edmonton Islamic Centre. Final graveside funeral ceremony will commence from 2.30 p.m. at New Southgate Cemetery. More information can be obtained from Edmonton Mosque – +(44) 02088075151. 005474

Death Acknowledgements

BENEDICT – RIENZIE. Benedict’s family sincerely thank all those who attended the funeral, sent messages of condolence and helped in many other ways at our time of sadness and parting. A Holy Mass to thank God for the life and work of Rienzie will be held on Tuesday January 17 at 6 p.m. at Fatima Church, Maradana. All are welcome. 005749

*******************************************************************************

Saturday, January 14, 2017.

DE SILVA – WIMALA – Beloved wife of late Bernard De Silva, mother of Maya, Anura (A.S.S. Traders), Lalith (Flexiprint), Sajeewa (Senok Trading), mother-in-law of B.O.S. Amarasekera (Ex-People’s Bank), Sandhya, Lilangani (Ex Standard Chartered Bank), Shalika (Sustainable Energy Authority), expired. Cremation on Sunday 15th at 5 p.m. at Kohuwala Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. No. 83, Jambugasmulla Mawatha, Nugegoda.006378

JAYATILAKA – Y.A.D. THOMAS – Beloved husband of late D.M. Wimalawathi, father of Jayantha Wijeratna (M.D. United Air-conditioning Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.), late Malani (former People’s Bank), Lalani, Nalani, Kanthi, Yasanthi and Lilani (Canada), father-in-law of Champa Wijeratna (Perth, Western Australia), I.M. Sirisena (former People’s Bank), late Jayasinghe, Nissanka, Kalansuriya, Sirisena and Ajith Weerasekara (Canada). Funeral will be held on 15.01.2017 at Gampaha Kasagahawatta Crematorium. Remains lie at residence 252, Pahala Yagoda, Ganemulla. Cortege leaves residence at 5 p.m. on 15.01.2017. (0770449117).006247

MIGNONNE – BARTHELOT – (Nee PIERES) – Daughter of late Earle and Irene Pieres. Sister of late Merille, aunt of Merille, Corine, Shaun, Stephen and Richard. Sadly missed by Placi & Romie; Verna & Upali; and The Watsons family. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 14th from 8.30 a.m. Cortege leaves at 5 p.m. on same day for burial at General Cemetery, (Anglican Section), Borella.006494

SILVA – S.K. HARRY. Beloved husband of Brenda Silva, loving father of Shamaine, Nishan and Nilanthie, father-in-law of Widwath, Kalani and Priyantha, cherished grandfather of Nadeesha, Chamith, Dilini, Sanusha, Dinuk, Theeyasha and Dehara, caring great grandfather of Keeyasha and Kyaan, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 14th January 2017 at 11.00 a.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 12 noon. 57 A/1, Police Park Lane, Mirihana Road, Nugegoda.005184

WASALATHILAKE – NANDASIRI – Director of Customs (Preventive). Beloved husband of Nelum, father of Pamali (Doctor, Diyathalawa Base Hospital), Kimal (PhD. Student, Australia), father-in-law of Patalie (Doctor, Balangoda Base Hospital), passed away. Funeral on Saturday 14th January at 5.00 p.m. at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. 170/12, Kalapura, Templers Road, Mount Lavinia.005193

YU – Dr. MA HUNG – The Yu family would like to notify friends of Dr. Ma Hung Yu, former GP at Chalfont Road Surgery, London, UK of his untimely death on Sunday 8th January 2017. Husband to Zakia Yu, the late Dr. Rukhsana Majeed, father to Marium Yu, son of Chin Win Yu and late Shum Mei Yu, brother to the late Dr. Shee Hung Yu, Dr. Koa Hung Yu, Nan Hung Yu, Lar Hung Yu and Sai Hung Yu. Funeral will take place on Monday January 16th, starting with a viewing (11 am) and prayers (1pm) at Edmonton Islamic Centre. Final graveside funeral ceremony will commence from 2.30 p.m. at New Southgate Cemetery. More information can be obtained from Edmonton Mosque – +(44) 02088075151.005478

**********************************************************************************

Friday, January 13, 2017

DE SILVA – G H G FRANCIS NIMAL, former President, Labour Tribunal and Attorney-at-Law. Dearly beloved son of late Mr and Mrs. G H A de Silva of 50/1, Kitulampitiya Road, Galle, brother of Amelia, late Orline, late Jasmine, Arthur, late Lakshman, late Indrathissa, late Swarna, Ratna, late Lionel Asoka, and Manel and brother-in-law of late Dudley, late Karunasena, Pema, Tiny, Sunethra, Vernon, Manel and late Aage, expired. Cremation at Borella General Cemetery Kanatte at 2.00 p.m. on Friday the 13th January 2017. 005363

GUNASEKERA – SHANTHA – Former employee of K.D.A. Weerasinghe and Co, beloved husband of Anne, much loved father of Hiran and Sonali, father-in-law of Anjana Nissanka and Linda, grandfather of Vanessa, Eliza and Annya, brother of Charmaine (New Zealand) and Maxie, brother-in-law of Daya Alex Nissanka (New Zealand) and Rovena. Funeral was held on Thursday 12th January 2017. No. 13/18, Pahalawatte, Tri City Gardens, Kurukulawa, Ragama. 005263

SAHAYAM – CHRYSHANTHI – Beloved wife of Kingsley Sahayam, loving mother of Steve Sahayam and mother-in-law of Suneeta, daughter of Christoble and (late) Vernon C. Perera, remembered by the family, Dr. Nagendra & (late) Ranjani Charavanapawan, Rev. Vernon & Deci Perera (Calvary Centre, Ja Ela), Vivian & Kanthi Perera, Vernon & Dawn Enus, Dr. Willie & Sandra Chelliah (AOG Bible College, Ja Ela), Dr. Gerard (Humedica Lanka) & Delrene Prithiviraj, aunty of Jeevani, Shaddy, Sanjay, Rev. Dinali (Calvary Centre), Niranjala, Pas. Virukshan (People’s Church), Tamara, Anushke, Dr. Nadishani, Shehan, Shehani, Ashani and Jonathan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour Borella, Thursday 12th January 2017 from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. and on Friday 13th January 2017 from 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon. Funeral Service at Calvary Centre (AOG), No. 16, Station Road, Kapuwatta, Ja-Ela on Friday 13th January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. followed by burial at Kapuwatte General Cemetery. 004739

SILVA – S.K. HARRY. Beloved husband of Brenda Silva, loving father of Shamaine, Nishan and Nilanthie, father-in-law of Widwath, Kalani and Priyantha, cherished grandfather of Nadeesha, Chamith, Dilini, Sanusha, Dinuk, Theeyasha and Dehara, caring great grandfather of Keeyasha and Kyaan, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 14th January 2017 at 11.00 a.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 12 noon. 57 A/1, Police Park Lane, Mirihana Road, Nugegoda. 005184

WASALATHILAKE – NANDASIRI Director of Customs (Preventive). Beloved husband of Nelum, father of Pamali (Doctor, Diyathalawa Base Hospital), Kimal (PhD. Student, Australia), father-in-law of Patalie (Doctor, Balangoda Base Hospital), passed away. Funeral on Saturday 14th January at 5.00 p.m. at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. 170/12, Kalapura, Templers Road, Mount Lavinia. 005193

***********************************************************************************

Thursday, January 12, 2017

ANNA TAMARA PERERA (TAMMY) Dearly beloved wife of Hector Perera (Attorney-at-Law), darling mother of Shenuka and Shanil (Attorney-at-Law), fond mother-in-law of Jason Batcho, daughter of the late Joy and Eileen de S. Wijeyeratne, loving sister of Ruani and Shamilal, sister-in-law of Harendra Gunasekera and Sheana, Rohan and Sharma Cooray, and Shamista Perera, is in the safe hands of Jesus. Cortege leaves residence ‘Florinden’, Kuliyapitiya at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday the 12th of January 2017, for burial at the General Cemetery, Pallapitiya, Kuliyapitiya. 004530

DHANAPALA – NIHAL. Dearly beloved son of the late Mr and Mrs Victor Dhanapala of Gampaha, brother of Patricia and Nalini, expired. Remains will lie at Jayantha Funereal Parlour, Gampaha from 8 a.m. on Thursday the 12th January until 3 p.m. Funeral service at Holy Cross Church, Gampaha at 3.30 p.m. followed by burial at Gampaha Cemetery Catholic Section. 004189

FERNANDOPULLE – PEARLY. Loving wife of late Alphonses Fernandopulle, loving mother of Poornam, Selvam, Rev. Sr. Thangam (Sisters of the Cross), Lucien Asiri, Queenie, Anthony & Jude, mother-in-law of late Victor, Anthony, Cecilkumara, Diamalie, Poovi & Shanthi, grandmother of Shamin, Viraj, Dinoli, Chandumal, Ayshika, Ashan, Rangika, Trevin, Prishan, Chamilka, Malsha, Duthika & Mathisha, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on 12th Thursday. Burial at Dankotuwa R.C. Cemetery, Sadasarana Mw, Dummalakotuwa, Dankotuwa. 004185

GUNASEKERA SHANTHA – Former Employee of K.D.A. Weerasingha and Co. Beloved husband of Anne, much loved father of Hiran and Sonali, father-in-law of Anjana Nissanka and Linda, grand father of Vanessa, Eliza and Annya, brother of Charmaine (New Zealand) and Maxie. Cortege leaves residence 13/18, Pahalawatte, Tri City Garden, Kurukulawa, Ragama at 3.30 p.m. for service at St. Lazarus Church, Kurukulawa, followed by cremation at Welisara Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 004443

MAJOR NISSANKA SAMARASINGHE. Retired Superintendent of Surveyors, ex-president of GSA and GOBA. Beloved wife of Iris, beloved father of Lalani, Omali and late Rajith, father-in-law of Kapila Perera, Don Athula Abeyratne, loving grandfather of Bernard, Olivia, Pubudu, Tanya and Asanka, brother of late Nanda Gannorowa, late Chandra de Silva, Swarna Ariyaratne, late Anula Kapugama, Lalitha Joseph, late Siripala, late Nihal, Keerthi, Palitha, Mangala and late Vinodini, passed away peacefully in Kandy. Remains will lie at 67, Sri Dhamma Siddhi Mawatha from 11th January 2017. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at Mahaiyawa Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday the 12th January 2017. 004273

MUNASINGHE – SALIYA PUSHPANATH. Dearly beloved husband of Kumudini, adored father of Harshana & Harith (Nalanda Vidyalaya), father-in-law of Heshani (Fairway Biotech), son of late Lawrence & Mallika Munasinghe, son-in-law of Lionel & late Agnes Hettiaratchi, brother & brother-in-law of Kumar & Padma Swinitha & Wijantha Ratnayake, Rohitha & Champika (New York – USA), late Nalin of Nelum, Dushantha & Lalani, Kirthi & Chamani, Nandana & Beeta, Vasundara & Nandana Amaratunga, Laksiri & Sandya, Chandima & Asoka Wewelaaratchi, Amitha & Harischandra. Cortege leaves residence 104/5, Senanayake Mawatha, Nawala, Rajagiriya at 4 p.m. on 12th January for cremation at Nawala Cemetery.004401

PERERA – SHELTON (C.S.R.), founder Chairman of the Roton – Vander Group, beloved husband of the late Swarnamali, loving father of the late Harith and of Wachindra and Dhiluk. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday the 12th of January after Roman Catholic Service at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte at 5.30 p.m. 004742

SAHAYAM – CHRYSHANTHI – Beloved wife of Kingsley Sahayam, loving mother of Steve Sahayam and mother-in-law of Suneeta, daughter of Christoble and (late) Vernon C. Perera, remembered by the family, Dr. Nagendra & (late) Ranjani Charavanapawan, Rev. Vernon & Deci Perera (Calvary Centre, Ja Ela), Vivian & Kanthi Perera, Vernon & Dawn Enus, Dr. Willie & Sandra Chelliah (AOG Bible College, Ja Ela), Dr. Gerard (Humedica Lanka) & Delrene Prithiviraj, aunty of Jeevani, Shaddy, Sanjay, Rev. Dinali (Calvary Centre), Niranjala, Pas. Virukshan (People’s Church), Tamara, Anushke, Dr. Nadishani, Shehan, Shehani, Ashani and Jonathan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour Borella, Thursday 12th January 2017 from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. and on Friday 13th January 2017 from 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon. Funeral Service at Calvary Centre (AOG), No. 16, Station Road, Kapuwatta, Ja-Ela on Friday 13th January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. followed by burial at Kapuwatte General Cemetery. 004739

SENEVIRATNE – SOMA (nee SAMARANAYAKE). Beloved wife of late Mervyn Seneviratne, dearly beloved mother of Asitha (Ministry of Industry and Commerce), Aruna (Aitken Spence) and Harshini (Attorney-at-Law), mother-in-law of late Subashini, Anjali and Kirthi Sri Gunawardena (Attorney-at-Law), affectionate grandmother of Malinda, Aravinda, Dhakshika, Manishi and Piyumi, devoted sister of Upali and Daya Samaranayake, sister-in-law of Mallika Samaranayake and late Rani Samaranayake, late Dulcie and R.D.K. Jayawardena, late Roy and Bernedette Seneviratne, late Ranjini and Arthur Wijesinghe. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 12th January 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery. No. 55/17, Swarna Road, off Havelock Road, Colombo 6. 004275

***********************************************************************************

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

DE SILVA – ROY. Husband of Chandrika, beloved father of Asitha and Chulantha, father-in-law of Cristen and Pawan, grandfather of Amali, Sianna, Samaya and baby Sahaan, dearly loved brother of Kingsley, Dorothy, Edith, Trixie, Suranjith, Sreema, Ramya, Lasantha, Sunimal and Rohan, brother-in-law of Chandra, Wilmot, Damayanthi, Sena, Bernadette and Latha, passed away. Funeral on Wednesday 11th January at 6.00 p.m. at the Mahaiyawa Cemetery. Cortege leaves “Nuwara Malshalawa” at 5.00 p.m. No flowers by request. 458/18, Piachaud Gardens, Kandy. 004182

DHANAPALA – NIHAL. Dearly beloved son of the late Mr and Mrs Victor Dhanapala of Gampaha, brother of Patricia and Nalini, expired. Remains will lie at Jayantha Funereal Parlour, Gampaha from 8 a.m. on Thursday the 12th January until 3 p.m. Funeral service at Holy Cross Church, Gampaha at 3.30 p.m. followed by burial at Gampaha Cemetery Catholic Section. 004189

FERNANDOPULLE – PEARLY. Loving wife of late Alphonses Fernandopulle, loving mother of Poornam, Selvam, Rev. Sr. Thangam (Sisters of the Cross), Lucien Asiri, Queenie, Anthony & Jude, mother-in-law of late Victor, Anthony, Cecilkumara, Poovi & Shanthi, grandmother of Shamin, Viraj, Dinoli, Chandumal, Ayshika, Ashan, Rangika, Trevin, Prishan, Chamilka, Malsha, Duthika & Mathisha, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on 12th Thursday. Burial at Dankotuwa R.C. Cemetery, Sadasarana Mw, Dummalakotuwa, Dankotuwa. 004185

FERNANDO – D. BERNARD. Former member of Colombo Municipal Council, former Director of the Tyre Corporation, beloved husband of Kalyani Fernando, father of Jayendra Devapura, father-in-law of Nirodhi Devapura and grandfather of Denil, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 10th and 11th January 2017. Cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at Borella Crematorium on 11th January at 4.30 p.m. 003773

PERERA – LAKSHMAN SUSANTHA – Loving husband of Sunil Charmaine (nee De Silva), father of Nishi, Pradeep and Nirosha, father-in-law of Tania, Jeevani and Romesh Bulathsinhala, grandfather of Yohan, Alex, Aaron, Jonathon and Joshua, brother of Gehan and Nissanka, brother-in-law of Mangalika, late Jeanne and Lakshmi and of Buvaneka, Surangani, Carmini, Lakshman, Leelamani and Shiranthi. Body will lie at Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on 10.01.2017. Funeral Service at Calvary Church, Kirullapone on Wednesday 11.01.2017 at 1.00 p.m. followed by Burial at General Cemetery (Anglican Section) at 4.30 p.m. 003946

MAJOR NISSANKA SAMARASINGHE. Retired Superintendent of Surveyors, ex-president of GSA and GOBA. Beloved wife of Iris, beloved father of Lalani, Omali and late Rajith, father-in-law of Kapila Perera, Don Athula Abeyratne, loving grandfather of Bernard, Olivia, Pubudu, Tanya and Asanka, brother of late Nanda Gannorowa, late Chandra de Silva, Swarna Ariyaratne, late Anula Kapugama, Lalitha Joseph, late Siripala, late Nihal, Keerthi, Palitha, Mangala and late Vinodini, passed away peacefully in Kandy. Remains will lie at 67, Sri Dhamma Siddhi Mawatha from 11th January 2017. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at Mahaiyawa Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday the 12th January 2017. 004272

SENEVIRATNE – SOMA (nee SAMARANAYAKE). Beloved wife of late Mervyn Seneviratne, dearly beloved mother of Asitha (Ministry of Industry and Commerce), Aruna (Aitken Spence) and Harshini (Attorney-at-Law), mother-in-law of late Subashini, Anjali and Kirthi Sri Gunawardena (Attorney-at-Law), affectionate grandmother of Malinda, Aravinda, Dhakshika, Manishi and Piyumi, devoted sister of Upali and Daya Samaranayake, sister-in-law of Mallika Samaranayake and late Rani Samaranayake, late Dulcie and R.D.K. Jayawardena, late Roy and Bernedette Seneviratne, late Ranjini and Arthur Wijesinghe. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 12th January 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery. No. 55/17, Swarna Road, off Havelock Road, Colombo 6. 004274

*************************************************************************************

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

BENEDICT – JOSEPH HENRY RIENZIE (Formerly of the Sri Lanka Federation of the Visually Handicapped, Ceylon Mercantile Union, Lion Shipping and Walkers), dearly beloved husband of Praxede (Pat), loving father of Karen and Natasha, father-in-law of Shahandra Martino and Tyrrell Jayawardene, brother of the late Elmo, of the late George, Rita, Marie, Therese, Rose and Louis, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. today, January 10 for Burial at the Kapuwatta Catholic Cemetery, Ja-Ela – 498, Negombo Road, Kapuwatte, Ja-ela. 003772

FERNANDO – D. BERNARD, Former member of Colombo Municipal Council, former Director of the Tyre Corporation, beloved husband of Kalyani Fernando, father of Jayendra Devapura, father-in-law of Nirodhi Devapura and grandfather of Denil, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 10th and 11th January 2017. Cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at Borella Crematorium on 11th January at 4.30 p.m. 003773

PERERA – LAKSHMAN SUSANTHA – Loving husband of Sunil Charmaine (nee De Silva), father of Nishi, Pradeep and Nirosha, father-in-law of Tania, Jeevani and Romesh Bulathsinhala, brother of Gehan and Nissanka, brother-in-law of Mangalika, late Jeanne and Lakshmi and of Buvaneka, Surangani, Carmini, Lakshman, Leelamani and Shiranthi. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour on 10.01.2017. Funeral Service at Calvary Church, Kirullapone on Wednesday 11.01.2017 at 1.00 p.m. followed by Burial at General Cemetery (Anglican Section) at 4.30 p.m. 003868

——————————————————————————————————–

Monday, January 9, 2017 –

CABRAAL – RITA. Beloved wife of late Calistus Cabraal, mother of Vivette, Patricia, Ira and Sidhney, mother-in-law of late Wijaya, late Susantha and of Padma and Varuni, passed away peacefully at the age of 100. Cortege leaves the residence No. 33, Buddhist Center Road, Galborella, Kelaniya on Monday 09th January 2017, for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella.003593 RODRIGO – NEIL (Ret. Brown & Co. – Agriculture Division & Cricket Umpire). Beloved husband of late Mangalika Rodrigo (nee Perera) (Ret. People’s Bank), loving father of Asanka (former Air Lanka Catering) & Priyanka (Hatton National Bank), beloved son of late Edwin Rodrigo (CGR) & late Florence Rodrigo, brother of Mercia, Verna, late Raja and of Sita and Ranjinie, father-in-law of Thushari and Gayathri (CEB), grandfather of Kaveen, Shenaya and Kevin. Remains lie at residence No. 26, Right Circular Road, Jayanthipura, Battaramulla. Cortege leaves residence at 2.45 p.m. on Monday 9th January for burial at the General Cemetery (R.C. Section), Borella. 003592 WIJESEKERA – N.T.S. (former Planter SLSPC). Father of Champika, Viraj and Ranjeeva, father-in-law of Thilak Maliduwa Pathirana, Chamindika and Nilanthi. Cremation will take place on the 10th January 2017 at 4.00 p.m. at Pilangetwatte, Wanduramba, Galle. 003591 WIJESINGHE – MRS. SOMA (Retired Teacher Vishaka Vidyalaya, Badulla). Beloved Eldest daughter of late Ayurveda Physician and Mrs. Wijeratne, Beloved wife of Premasinghe Mawella (retired Principal, Uva College, Badulla), loving mother of Nandani, Kithsiri, Ira, Priyani and Nishamani, mother-in-law of late Hennayake, Indira, Ajith, Sujith and Rohitha, most loving grandmother of Chethana, Baratha, Nisansala, Deshal, Malindra, Thilosha, Devanga, Minethrie and Mineth, sister of Sheela, Mahipala, Dharmaratne, Somaratne (UK), Sunil (New Zealand). Cortege leaves residence No. 65/24, Suramya Place, Sasanawardenarama Road, Homagama at 4.00 p.m. on Monday, 9th January 2017 for Cremation at Homagama Niyadagala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 003556

———————————————————————————————————–

Sunday, January 8, 2017.

DE SOYZA – LESLIE – passed away on the 24th of December in Dallas, Texas at the age of 88 after a brief illness. Beloved son of the late Wijesena and Pauline De Soyza, loving husband of the late Sitha De Zoysa, loving father of Sajji Nelowet, Laki De Soyza and Lalin De Soyza, father-in-law of Heather De Soyza, grandfather of Alex Nelowet and Lucas De Soyza, brother of Yvonne Gunasekera, Elaine Hulangamuwa, late Phyllis Gunasekera, Niel De Soyza, Warren De Soyza and the late Tony De Soyza. 002819

DHARMARAJAH – VIOLET. Beloved wife of late Desmond, loving mother of Darrell, Dalrene and Russell, mother-in-law of Anita, Thirukumar and Dilshan, much loved grandmother of Dion, Katrina, Andrew, Aden, Andrea, Rachel and Serah. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour on Sunday 8th January at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery Borella at 5.00 p.m. 003590

KANAKARATNE – MRS. DAGMAR – The death occurred, of the Wife of the late Linton Kanakaratne, darling mother of Sharon (Ex-HNB), mother-in-law of Brian (HNB – Mutwal), loving grandmother of Rayantha and Amindri, beloved sister of Carl Duwearchchi and late Primrose de Silva, loving aunt of Rohan De Silva, Thilani Jayasekera, Nirmali Rodrigo and Chandha Duwearchchi (all of USA). Cortege leaves residence No. 32/1B, 4th Lane, Uyana Road, Moratuwa on Sunday 8th January, for cremation at 4.00 p.m. General Cemetery, Rawathawatte. T.P. : 011-2649243. 003555

OPATHA – NIMAL BERNADETTE – Beloved daughter of the late Durand V. Perera and Muriel Vivian Perera, loving wife of Lloyed Opatha, sister of Justin, Ajantha and the late Chandra and Hiran. Cortege leaves residence No. 176/71, Bolgoda Gardens, Galkanuwa Road, Gorakana, Moratuwa at 8 a.m. on Sunday 8th January to A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour and thereafter for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic Section) at 4 p.m. on same day. 003476

VICTOREEN – NICHOLAS (Nee SIMONS) (PAT), at rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of the late Edward, precious mother to Marco, Ramona (Galadari) and Jackie (DMS), caring mother-in-law of Clotilda, Jeffry Claessen (Queens Group) and the late Suren, amazing grandmother to Lorenzo (Mobitel), Kelvino (Saudi), Mario (wow.lk), Julian (Astron), Joshua (Sunday Times), Reno (DMS) and Joel (St. Joseph’s College). Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour (Wattala) until 3.30 p.m. today (8). Funeral Service at the Borella General Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. 003554

——————————————————————————————————–

Saturday, January 7, 2017

NANAYAKKARA – MR. RAJ (NISHSHANKA). Director of Finance and Administration – Boehm and Leckner Multi Moulds, Katunayake. Beloved husband of C.H. Kumari Colambage (Teacher of Vidyaloka Maha Vidyalaya, Katana), father of Yawasha and Yohan Nanayakkara. Remains lie at their residence No. 110, Katana North, Katana. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Sunday 08th January 2017 for cremation at the Crematorium, General Cemetery, Negombo. 002932

OPATHA – NIMAL BERNADETTE Beloved daughter of the late Durand V. Perera and Muriel Vivian Perera, loving wife of Lloyed Opatha, sister of Justin, Ajantha and the late Chandra and Hiran. Cortege leaves residence No. 176/71, Bolgoda Gardens, Galkanuwa Road, Gorakana, Moratuwa at 8 a.m. on Sunday 8th January for A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour and thereafter for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic Section) at 4 p.m. on same day. 003477

POMPEUS – DOROTHY (DOLLY). Wife of late Alex, daughter of late Vincent & Evelyn de Cruze, beloved mother of Deanna & Arlene, mother-in-law of Anton Martil & Maxie Pietersz, grandmother of Angelo, Tamara, Jason & Leeroy, great grandmother of Nathan, Aiden, Jarence, loving sister of Felicia Franke, Margie Bulner, Stanley & Leonard (all deceased). Cortege leaves Raymond Funeral parlour, Mahabage at 2.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Negombo, on 7th January 2017. 002942

PREMARATNE CHANDRA P.L. – Bope, Galle. Beloved husband of Kusuma, father of Dr. Evanthi, Manthrika (Australia), father-in-law of Dr. Athula Walihinda, Jagath Kondasinghe (Australia), brother of Perly Gunawardena, Turin (late), Douglas (late), Lilian Premaratne, Nimal, Bandula, Donald (late) & Colvin (late), passed away. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 7th Jan. 2017 for Cremation at 4 p.m. at the Borella General Cemetery. 002502

RANARAJA – DUSHANTHA (MANI). Director Haycarb PLC. Beloved husband of Manju (nee Madugalle), precious father of Maljini and Deshika, dearest son of Dr. Rahula and Sita Ranaraja, brother of Lalith and Dilani, brother-in-law of Shyamali and Lilan, beloved uncle of Shanela, Kavan and Lihini. Cortege leaves residence 503/8, Halbarawa Gardens, Thalahena, Malabe on Saturday, January 7th at 9.30 a.m. for cremation at Thalahena Cemetery at 10.30 a.m. 001069

SABARATNAM – SLOJANA (Ex SLAS). Much loved daughter of late S.T. Sabaratnam and Rajalakshmi, formerly of Atchuveli, beloved sister/sister-in-law of Mala (Attorney-at-law), Dr. Dhamayanthi Gnanenthiran (U.K.), Dr. Muhundhakumar (U.K.) and Dr. Buvaneswary (U.K.), loving aunt of Dr. Dhakshi (U.K.), passed away peacefully on 28th December. Cremation took place on the same day according to her wishes. Mala – 2588645. 000311

SOMANAYAKE – EVELYN. Beloved wife of Peter, loving mother of Krisantha, Priyantha, Hemal, Devapriya, Devika, Srilal, Renuka, mother-in-law of Renuka, Sandya, Pathma, Roshini, Ajith, Ashini and Anil. Cortege leaves residence on 07th January at 3.30 p.m. at No. 6B, William Place, Mt. Lavinia to Rawathawatte Methodist Church at 4.30 p.m., thereafter burial at Koralawella Methodist Church Cemetery at 5.15 p.m. 002639

WAIDYARATNE – MRS. JASMINE (Former Principal – Holy Family Convent, Dehiwala). Beloved wife of late Arthur, precious mother of Sunethra, Enoka and Chandani, mother-in-law of Supathum, Sarath and Mahesh, darling grandmother of Manishka, Shanessa, Chesna and Marianna, loving sister of late Annesley and Randolph, sister-in-law of Irma and Padmi, called to rest with Jesus. Cortege leaves residence at 2.45 p.m. 12, C.S.A. Perera Mawatha, Uyana, Moratuwa. Funeral service at 3.15 p.m. on Saturday January 7th at St. Sebastian’s Church, Moratuwa. 002947

WEERAMANTRY – CHRISTOPHER GREGORY (Former Judge of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, and former Judge and Vice-President of the International Court of Justice). Dearly beloved husband of Rosemary (nee de Sampayo), darling father of Ravi, Shala, Nili, Romesh and Roshi, father-in-law of Julie, Jay, Harsha and Pat, and the most loving grandfather of Samantha, Shaan, Menique, Jamie, Amahl, Shenelle, Tahlia, Marnie, Maneesha, Zara and Ishana. The viewing will be on Saturday 7th January from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Auditorium of the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations, 24, Horton Place, Colombo 7 and on Sunday 8th January from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at A.F. Raymond and thereafter the burial will take place at the Borella RC Section. A memorial service will be held at St. Mary’s Church, Laurie’s Road, Colombo 4 at 7.45 p.m. on Saturday 7th. No flowers please, Donations to Samata Sarana, 531, Aluthmawatha Road, Colombo 15, Sri Lanka. 003354

———————————————————————————————————

Friday, January 6, 2017

Rev. Fr. PETER CHRYSHANTHUS FERNANDO – O.M.I. Remains lie at De Mazenod House, Mattakkuliya. His remains will be removed to Fatima Church, Deans Road, Maradana on Friday the 6th January at 8 a.m. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 3 p.m. followed by burial at General Cemetery, Borella. Fr. Provincial. 000947

ARULANANTHAM – ERNEST KRISTOPHER (Manager – Horticulture Pvt. Ltd., Kurunegala). Rest in Arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Nilanthi, loving son of late Timothy & Daisy Arulanantham, brother of late Dorothy and Chrishanthy & Shiranthy, brother-in-law of Patrick Pathmanathan, uncle of Virginia & Sharmini. Cortege leaves residence No. 9/2E, Stage 2 Grayline Homes, Ekala for St. Mark’s Church, Dandugama for service at 10 a.m. on 7th January and thereafter burial at Church Cemetery. 002131

RANARAJA – DUSHANTHA (MANI). Director Haycarb PLC. Beloved husband of Manju (nee Madugalle), precious father of Maljini and Deshika, dearest son of Dr. Rahula and Sita Ranaraja, brother of Lalith and Dilani, brother-in-law of Shyamali and Lilan, beloved uncle of Shanela, Kavan and Lihini. Cortege leaves residence 503/8, Halbarawa Gardens, Thalahena, Malabe on Saturday, January 7th at 9.30 a.m. for cremation at Thalahena Cemetery at 10.30 a.m. 001069

WATAWALA – MRS. PREMA of Koswatte, Thalangama. Beloved wife of Wimal Kekirideniya (Retired State Engineering Corporation), loving mother of Manjula (Businessman), Suranka (Former Procurement Monitoring Manager – Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation), Isuru (Regional Manager – Abans), mother-in-law of Neetha, Upula (Chief Manager, NSB, Wellawatte), Suwahasha (Marketing Manager – Hiru TV), grandmother of Shakindu, Chamaru, Devindu, Diyara, passed away at the age of 71 years. Remains lie at residence No. 145/9A, Suriya Mawatha, Thalangama, Koswatta. Funeral will take place at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday, 07.01.2017 at Thalahena General Cemetery. 001637

WAIDYARATNE – MRS. JASMINE (Former Principal of Holy Family Convent, Dehiwela). Wife of late Arthur Waidyaratne, mother of Sunethra, Enoka and Chandani, passed away. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 002176

—————————————————————————————————–

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Rev. Fr. PETER CHRYSHANTHUS FERNANDO – O.M.I. Remains lie at De Mazenod House, Mattakkuliya. His remains will be removed to Fatima Church, Deans Road, Maradana on Friday the 6th January at 8 a.m. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 3 p.m. followed by burial at General Cemetery, Borella. Fr. Provincial. 000947

FERNANDO- PRIMUS. Beloved husband of late Edith Kusuma Wanigasekara, father of Harsha, father-in-law of Nalika, grandfather of Nipunika and Piyangi. Remains lie at Jayaratna Funeral Parlour from 9.00 a.m. on Thursday, January 5th. Cortege leaves Parlour at 3 p.m. on same day for cremation at the Borella Cemetery at 3.30 p.m. 000939

JAYAWARDANA – MR. DUNSTAN (Former Chairman of Airlanka). Dearly beloved husband of Chandra, loving father of Vindya, Purnima, Menaka and Janaki, grandfather of Pesala, Ushi Anuksha, Radik and Diti, passed away on 2nd January 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on 5th January 2017. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Borella Cemetery. No. 06, Pangiriwatta Mawatha, Mirihana, Nugegoda. 000278

KURUPPU – DR. GAMINI (Nittambuwa Medical Center). Beloved husband of Indrani, loving father of Rajiv and Sanjana, father-in-law of Nilan (Millennium IT), grandfather of Hirun and brother of Ananda (deceased), Padmini and Parakrama, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 2/1, Galpotta Road, Nawala, at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday 5th of January 2017, for cremation at 3.00 p.m. at the Nawala Cemetery. 000244

RAJAPAKSE – NALINEE YAMUNA (nee HATURUSINHA). Beloved wife of late Ariyaratne Rajapakse, loving mother of Ruwanthi (Telecom), Chandika (Resplendent Ceylon), loving aunt of Lasith, sister of Lanka, Nalinee, Kanthi, Anuradha and Dammika, sister-in-law of Neil & Dammika, expired on Tuesday 03rd January. Cortege leaves Jayaratna Funeral Parlour on Thursday 05th January for cremation at the Crematorium, Borella Kanatta at 16.30 hrs. 000708

RANARAJA – DUSHANTHA (MANI). Director Haycarb PLC. Beloved husband of Manju (nee Madugalle), precious father of Maljini and Deshika, dearest son of Dr. Rahula and Sita Ranaraja, brother of Lalith and Dilani, brother-in-law of Shyamali and Lilan, beloved uncle of Shanela, Kavan and Lihini. Cortege leaves residence 503/8, Halbarawa Gardens, Thalahena, Malabe on Saturday, January 7th at 9.30 a.m. for cremation at Thalahena Cemetery at 10.30 a.m. 001068

——————————————————————————————————–

Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

BRIGADIER (Rtd) K.J.N. (JOHN) SENAWEERA. Beloved husband of late Kaushalya (nee Perera), beloved father of Haren and Nikitha, father-in-law of Manikya, beloved son of late K.J. and Nandawathi Senaweera, beloved brother of Ranjith, Rathnavali, Bandula, Bobby, Indumathi, Sarath and Jagath, brother-in-law of Amitha, Sena Thoradeniya, Keshanie, Nina, Amarasiri Pieris, late Swarna and Kamala and Mahes and Kumi, Preeni and Jayantha and Shayami. Cortege leaves residence on 4th of January 2017 at 2.15 p.m. for cremation at Borella Kanatta at 4.00 p.m. 23/44, Diyawanna Gardens, off Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 000004

FERNANDEZ – MRS. PAULINE. Lived in Anderson Flats, Colombo 5 and passed away peacefully on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. Wife of late Mr. Bobby Fernandez, mother of Genie, Geraldine, Godfrey, Godwin & Gladwin, mother-in-law of Musaamil, Arulkumar, Rajini & Rochelle, grandmother of Shila, Arshad, Madishka, Laveinia, Lutricia & Dilan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from 8.30 a.m. on Thursday 5th January. Cortege leaves the Parlour on the same day at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery of Borella (R.C. Section). 000553

JAYAWARDANA – MR. DUNSTAN (Former Chairman of Airlanka). Dearly beloved husband of Chandra, loving father of Vindya, Purnima, Menaka and Janaki, grandfather of Pesala, Ushi Anuksha, Radik and Diti, passed away on 2nd January 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on 5th January 2017. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Borella Cemetery. No. 06, Pangiriwatta Mawatha, Mirihana, Nugegoda. 000278

KANAGANAYAGAM – DAVID – At rest with Jesus. Loving husband of Kamalini, beloved father of Peter & Radhinee, John & Amitha, Andrew & Shirani and James & Shevanthi, precious grandfather of Emma & James Morris, Richard, Stefan, Hannah, Joshua, Sean, Jeshan, Shakira and Janith, brother of late Leela & Ratniah Ariyaratnam, late Pathma an HLD Selvaratnam, Rev. Canon James & Lathika Ratnanayagam, Emmanuel & Padmini Jeyarajah, Francis & Wimalarani Selvarajah and Sita & Charles Wijeyarajah. Remains will lie at residence – No. 4, 6th Lane, Nawala from 3.00 p.m. on Tuesday 3rd January. Service at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 4th January. Cortege will leave residence at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section) at 4.30 p.m. 000091

KURUPPU – DR. GAMINI (Nittambuwa Medical Center). Beloved husband of Indrani, loving father of Rajiv and Sanjana, father-in-law of Nilan (Millennium IT), grandfather of Hirun and brother of Ananda (deceased), Padmini and Parakrama, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 2/1, Galpotta Road, Nawala, at 4.15 p.m. on Thursday 5th of January 2017, for cremation at 3.00 p.m. at the Nawala Cemetery. 000244

PEIRIS – D.W. Beloved wife of the late W.A. Peiris, sister of the late Susila and Newton, Dalson, Gladys, Linchon, loving mother of Viveka, Nihal, Jayanth, Champika, Ashok, mother-in-law of late Sarath, Ajantha, Sandhya, Kanthi, Thanuja, grandmother of Srinath, Dishani, Bindiya, Sanjeewa, Kasunjali, Nishumi, Danuda, Shantell, Randu,Akithma, great grandmother of Neetu, Nishith, Maya, Joshuwa, Timsena, passed away peacefully on 1st of January 2017. Cremation at Kohuwala Crematorium at 5 p.m. on Thursday 5th. 9E, Melder Place, Nugegoda. 000252

——————————————————————————————————–

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 –

AMARAWEERA – KUSUMA (nee DEVARAJA). Beloved wife of late K.W. Amaraweera, former Newspaper Agent (Dehiwala – Mt. Lavinia and Ratmalana), loving sister of late Rev. Devinuwara Ariyawansa Nayaka Thero -Dakshinaramaya – Mt. Lavinia, and late Henry, Gilbert, Herbert Devaraja and Soma, Sumana, Sama and Karuna, loving mother of Lalitha, Neil, Ranjani, Nalini, Neville and Kamani, mother-in-law of Sunil Fernando, Ananda Nanayakkara (Retired SSP), Palitha Deveraja and James Simmons. Cortege leaves residence No. 92/1, Wijerama Road, Udahamulla, Nugegoda at 5.00 p.m. on 04th January 2017. Cremation at Mirihana Public Cemetery at 6.00 p.m. 000093

KANAGANAYAGAM – DAVID – At rest with Jesus. Loving husband of Kamalini, beloved father of Peter & Radhinee, John & Amitha, Andrew & Shirani and James & Shevanthi, precious grandfather of Emma & James Morris, Richard, Stefan, Hannah, Joshua, Sean, Jeshan, Shakira and Janith, brother of late Leela & Ratniah Ariyaratnam, late Pathma an HLD Selvaratnam, Rev. Canon James & Lathika Ratnanayagam, Emmanuel & Padmini Jeyarajah, Francis & Wimalarani Selvarajah and Sita & Charles Wijeyarajah. Remains will lie at residence – No. 4, 6th Lane, Nawala from 3.00 p.m. on Tuesday 3rd January. Service at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 4th January. Cortege will leave residence at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section) at 4.30 p.m. 000091

KURERA – LAKSHMI (LAKSHI). Wife of Siripala Kurera, mother of Himaya, mother-in-law of Jayanath Perera (Singapore), sister of Dr. Angelo Rodrigo (Australia), Hazel Jayamaha, and late Sybil Perera, grandmother of Capt. Surath (Singapore Armed Forces) and Subodha Perera, sister-in-law of Leela Rodrigo, late Joseph Jayamaha, late Tiburtius Perera, and late Vincent Swarnadipathi, late Agnes Basnayake, late Leela Perera, late Victor Kurera, Srimathi Manamudali, Kamala Wijesinghe and Soma Perera, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 1.00 p.m. on Tuesday 3rd January 2017 for service at 3.00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Chuch, Grand Street, Negombo. Thereafter for burial at the General Cemetery, (R.C. Section), Negombo. 000002

PATHIRANA – LEELA CHANDRALATHA (RANEE) nee DHARMASIRIWARDANA – Wife of Abhaya, mother of Deepthi (Domingo), Dilani, Asanthi, Sandun, Shyamini (Karunarathna), mother-in-law of Manoshan Domingo, Yudeesha De Alwis Pathirana, Lasitha Karunarathne, grandmother of Tharindu, Sithija, Savindu and Sneha. Cortege leaves residence 230 B/1, Vihara Mawatha, Kothalawala, Kaduwela at 12 noon for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 2 p.m. on 04/01/2017. 000203

PERERA – OLIVER (O.B.D.) (Formerly Hansard Reporter – Parliament of Sri Lanka) at rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Effie (formerly – staff Prince of Wales’ College), loving father of late Sherril and of Shareda (Pee Bee Management Services), father-in-law of Damien and Savindranie (Innovative Pesticides Marketing Pvt. Ltd.), brother of Estelle Jayawardene, late Denzil, Felicia Samararatne and Dunstan Perera grandfather of Sarita (HSBC), Gavin and Sherantha (Wavenet International Pvt. Ltd). Cortege leaves residence on Tuesday 03rd January at 3.30 p.m. for funeral service at Queen of Angels’ Church, Rawathawatte at 4 p.m. and interment at church burial grounds. 34, Dharmaratna Avenue, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa. 0112646091. 000054

SENAWEERA – BRIGADIER (Rtd) K.J.N. (JOHN). Beloved husband of late Kaushalya (nee Perera), beloved father of Haren and Nikitha, father-in-law of Manikya, beloved son of late K.J. and Nandawathi Senaweera, beloved brother of Ranjith, Rathnavali, Bandula, Bobby, Indumathi, Sarath and Jagath, brother-in-law of Amitha, Sena Thoradeniya, Keshanie, Nina, Amarasiri Pieris, late Swarna and Kamala and Mahes and Kumi, Preeni and Jayantha and Shayami. Cortege leaves residence on 4th of January 2017 at 2.15 p.m. for cremation at Borella Kanatta at 4.00 p.m. 23/44, Diyawanna Gardens, off Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 000004

SILVA – MR. M. ANDREW – Former Managing Director – Pure Beverages Company Ltd. (Coca-Cola Beverages, Sri Lanka). Beloved husband of late Swineetha, loving father of Semanthi, father-in-law of Dansiri Chandraratne, much loved grandfather of Saminda & Sakulya, Duminda & Sarasi and Samitha, passed away peacefully aged 95. Cortege leaves residence 42/5B, 4th Lane, Kandawatta Road, Battaramulla at 3.30 p.m. on 3rd January 2017. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 5.00 p.m. No flowers by request. 000075

—————————————————————————————————–

Monday, January 2, 2017 –

BRIGADIER SENAWEERA – (Rtd) K.J.N. (JOHN). Beloved husband of late Kaushalya (nee Perera), loving father of Haren and Nikita, father-in-law of Manikya, beloved son of late K.J. and Nandawathi Senaweera, beloved brother of Ranjith, Rathnavali, Bandula, Bobby, Indumathi, Sarath and Jagath, brother-in-law of Amitha, Sena Thevadeniya, Keshanie, Nina, Amarasiri Pieris, late Swarna and Kamala and Mahes and Kumi, Preeni and Jayantha and Shayamani, expired. Cortege leaves residence on 4th of January 2017 at 2.45 p.m. for cremation at Borella Kanatta at 4.00 p.m. 23/44, Diyawanna Gardens, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda.000004

DE SOYSA – GLADYS. Beloved wife of late Sydney, mother of Hyacinth, Lilani, Erine, Sharmain, Sylvana, Jelico, mother-in-law of Francis, late Emmanuel, Ranjith, Alwis, Sukumal, Ranmal. Cortege leaves residence No. 11, Kapuwawewa Road, Ragama on Monday the 2nd January 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for burial at St. Peter Paul’s Church, Ragama. 000003

GODAKAWELA – MR. DISSANAYAKA BATANGALA – The death occurred of Dissanayaka Batangala on 29.12.2016, son of late D.B. Batangala (Korale Mahatmaya of Sathara Korale Kadupita Paththuwa) and late Bandara Menike Marabe Kumarihami, loving father of Lalitha, Dr. Yamuna and Sumith, father-in-law of Wijeratna Senanayaka and Prasanna Ratnayaka. Funeral on 2nd January 2017. Cortege leaves residence for Pelmadulla. Cremation at 3 p.m. “Batangala Walauwa”, Godakawela.181811

KULATHUNGA – ROHAN – At Rest and free from all pain. Darling husband of Ramona and cherished and adored father of Romesh and Ronali, loved father-in-law of Harsha Fernando, darling son of the late Sepala and Rathana, loving brother of Nelum and the late Nimal, son-in-law of the late Bernie Senn and Celine, brother-in-law of Gamini Gunawardena, the late Sithy, Jerome, Ricky and the late Gavin Senn. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 2nd January 2017 for cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte at 3.30 p.m.181828

KURERA – LAKSHMI (LAKSHI). Wife of Siripala Kurera, mother of Himaya, mother-in-law of Jayanath Perera (Singapore), sister of Dr. Angelo Rodrigo (Australia), Hazel Jayamaha, and late Sybil Perera, grandmother of Capt. Surath (Singapore Armed Forces) and Subodha Perera, sister-in-law of Leela Rodrigo, late Joseph Jayamaha, late Tiburtius Perera, and late Vincent Swarnadipathi, late Agnes Basnayake, late Leela Perera, late Victor Kurera, Srimathi Manamudali, Kamala Wijesinghe and Soma Perera, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour at 1.00 p.m. on Tuesday 3rd January 2017 for service at 3.00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Chuch, Grand Street, Negombo. Thereafter for burial at the General Cemetery, (R.C. Section), Negombo.000002

SENARATHNE ROBERT (Retired Primary Principal of Kotte Ananda Sasthralaya). Beloved husband of late Bisomanike, father of Sampath, Priyani, Prasanna, Jayantha and Deepthi, expired. Funeral on 2nd Jaunary 2017. Cortege leaves residence No. 11A, 7th Lane, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda at 4.30 p.m. for burial at Beddagana Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.181832

——————————————————————————————————

SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2017.

GODAKAWELA – MR. DISSANAYAKA BATANGALA – The death occured Dissanayaka Batangala on 29.12.2016, son of late D.B. Batangala (Korale Mahatmaya of Sathara Korale Kadupita Paththuwa) and late Bandara Menike Marabe Kumarihami, loving father of Lalitha, Dr. Yamuna and Sumith, father-in-law of Wijeratna Senanayaka and Prasanna Ratnayaka. Funeral on 2nd January 2017. Cortege leaves residence to Pelmadulla. Cremation at 3 p.m. “Batangala Walauwa”, Godakawela. 181809

KULATHUNGA – ROHAN – At Rest and free from all pain. Darling husband of Ramona and cherished and adored father of Romesh and Ronali, loved father-in-law of Harsha Fernando, darling son of the late Sepala and Rathana, loving brother of Nelum and the late Nimal, son-in-law of the late Bernie Senn and Celine, brother-in-law of Gamini Gunawardena, the late Sithy, Jerome, Ricky and the late Gavin Senn. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 2nd January 2017 for cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte at 3.30 p.m. 181829

KURERA – LAKSHMI (Lakshi). Wife of Siripala Kurera, mother of Himaya, mother-in-law of Jayanath Perera (Singapore), sister of Dr. Angelo Rodrigo (Australia), Hazel Jayamaha, and late Sybil Perera, grandmother of Capt. Surath (Singapore Armed Forces) and Subodha Perera, sister-in-law of Leela Rodrigo, late Joseph Jayamaha, late Tibersius Perera, and late Vincent Swarnadipathi, late Agnes Basnayake, late Leela Perera, late Victor Kurera, Srimathi Manamudali, Kamala Wijesinghe and Soma Perera, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Funeral arrangements to be notified later. 181830

NALIM – SITHY NAFISA – The death is announced of Sithy Nafisa Nalim. Beloved wife of Marhoom A.H.M. Nalim, beloved mother of Fathima Nalira Raheem, mother-in-law of Raheem Nizar, grandmother of Reema, Asif, Riham, shihara, Akthab, Rifaza and Sajjad Ahmed, great-grandmother of Amjad, Akmal, Shezan and Shazra, passed away on Wednesday, 21st December 2016. No. 08, Kirula Place, Colombo 5. 179651

Comments Off on Obituaries: January 2017

Tags:

SRI LANKA OBITUARIES DECEMBER 26-31, 2016

Posted on 30 December 2016 by admin

 

 

 

Saturday, December 31, 2016

DE SILVA – CONNIE (nee GABRIEL) – At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of the late Carlyle, darling mother/mother-in-law of Tony De Silva, Connie & Warren Pollocks, Loretta & Joe Saverymuthapulle, Carmeline & Santha Perera, Marino & Tania De Silva, Lorraine & George Ranasinghe, Eleanor & Ajit Costa (late) & Suzanne De Silva, darling grandmother of Joel, Shahane, Jeremy, Shalindra, Deshika, Paul, Shannon, Wayne, Seshadri, Maryse, Sabrina, David, Angelo & Richard, sister of Clarice Seneviratne and of the late Pius, Alison, Bridget & Pearly, sister-in-law of Yvonne Melder, Noeline La-Farber, Rita Van Twist, Christopher De Silva, Lourdes Rodrigo & Kingsley De Silva (late). Cortege leaves residence 58, Matagoda Road, Hendala on Saturday, 31st December 2016 at 3.30 p.m. Service at St. Mary’s Church, Nayakakanda. Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery at 4.45 p.m. 180488

DULEEP MALWATTE – Beloved husband of Arlene Malwatte, loving father of Kusal Malwatte and Narmadha Malwatte. Remains lying at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Kalubowila. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. on Saturday 31st December, 2016 at Kohuwala Cemetery.181751

EDIRISINGHE – E.M.A. (Formerly D.L. & F.C. De Saram) – Beloved husband of Nanda Edirisinghe (Deceased), father of Chintha, Sriyamani, Luxman & Ajith (Australia), son-in-law of I.S. Abeywickrama (Deceased), S. Premarathne (Osusala – Wattala), daughter-in-law Nadeera (Australia), grandchildren Delisha, Prasangi, Dhinya, Senya, Dhihansa (Australia), expired. Cremation on Saturday 31st December, 2016 at 4.00 p.m. at Eldeniya Cemetery, Kadawatha. Remains at No. 364/10, 3rd Ln, Jinasena Mw., Mahara, Kadawatha. 181086

JOSEPH – OLIVIA PRIYADARSHINI (DHARSHINI), Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of late T.C. Joseph (Rtd. ASP), darling mother / mother-in-law of Crofton / Dharish (Angela) and Delima / Damian Emmanuel (of Canada), mother of Kamala and Vijaya, precious grandmother of Sandrine, Steve, Chantal, Natasha & Jaden, fondest sister / sister-in-law of Shirley / Anton Lawrence (Canada), late Terrance Martyn / Srimalee, Aurelia (Jeyam) / Anton Kandiah, late Eswary / Dr G. Ananda and Sushila / Christopher Wijeyaratnam, loving sister-in-law of Anton / Baby, late Mervyn / Pakkiam, Sylvester / late Lilly Lawrence / Drupa, Aloysious / Wilma, John (Joseph) and late Annie Mutukrishna, Rose / late Joe Manikawasar, expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 31st December at 3.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section). 181500

KLEYN – PUSHPAM THRESA (ANNIE) – Loving wife of Loyala Kleyn (Retired Police Officer), precious mother of Ann (daughter), Belinda (Angel), Charles (Sana), Delrin (Baby), Esther (Cookoo girl), Fritzroy (Kuku Boy – Kuwait), mother-in-law of Jude (Businessman), Neville (Overseas), Shyama, Frank (Italy), Roy & Dilhanie, loving grandmother of Roger & Shani, Remien, Remona & Dexter, Remeena, Julia, Rozanna, Fiona, Jennifer, Demien, Sharia, Ryan, Kevin, Jessica, Bernadeen, Natasha, Gayasha, Jesmin, Trevo, Barbara & Deana, great-grandmother of Dion, Sheily, Biendra & Talisha, passed away. Cortege leaves residence 55/1, Alwis Town, Hendala, Wattala at 3.00 p.m. for burial at Nayakakanda Catholic Cemetery on Saturday 31st December 2016. 181461

KULATUNGA – ROHAN – At Rest and free from all Pain, darling husband of Ramona and cherished and adored father of Romesh and Ronali, loved father-in-law of Harsha Fernando, darling son of the late Sepala and Rathana, loving brother of Nelum and the late Nimal, son-in-law of the late Bernie Senn and Celine, brother-in-law of Gamini Gunawardena, the late Sithy, Jerome, Ricky and the late Gavin Senn. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 31st December from 7 p.m. onwards. Funeral arrangements will be notified later.181752

MANIK WICKRAMARATNE (OPHELIA) At Rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of Edward, loving mother of Kosala & Vindika, mother-in-law of Aruna & Dulashini, grandmother of Arindi & Thisanga, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on 31st December for burial at Borella Cemetery (Catholic Section). 42 B3, Ethulgewatte, Kesbewa. 0777393383. 181698

PATHIWILLE – KINGSLEY (Retired – CGR). Beloved husband of late Hyacinth, father of Jayantha, father-in-law of Marie, grandfather of Eranga and Wikum and Eroshini, expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 5.00 p.m. on Saturday 31st December. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section) Borella. 181753

PERERA – SANATH ANANDARAJ – Beloved husband of Sherine, loving father of Sanjaya Anuk and Shivanka (Australia), loving father-in-law of Shehana (Australia), brother of Sakunthala (USA), Sudath (Jordan), Prasadini (Isipathana College), Sandya (UK) and late Mohan, brother-in-law of Sidantha (USA), Pamoda, Chandima, Paul (UK) and Jayangani (DFCC), expired in Los Angeles, California, USA. Cremation will take place on Saturday, December 31, at 10.00 a.m. at Grand View Memorial Park and Crematory, 1341, Glenwood Road, Glendale, Los Angeles, USA. Phone: 0018185642036. 180505

TISSERA – NELUKA (The principal of JMS International School, Ekala, Ja-ela). Beloved wife of Rohan Tissera (Director of JMS International School), loving daughter of Raymond and Stella, daughter-in-law of Mercy Tissera, loving sister of Jean (Australia) and Niroshan (France), beloved mother of Chamindie and Sandali (St. Bridget’s Convent), Tharindu (St. Joseph’s College), Sandaru (Lyceum International School), loving sister-in-law of Preethi Livera (Australia), Shayaman and Marie, Shyamalie and Jude, Jude and Dayani and Sheila and Neville, has passed away. Cortege leaves on Saturday, 31st of December at 4.00 p.m. from 365, Lake City, Ja-ela, for burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kanuwana at 4.30 p.m. 181462

——————————————————————————————————–

Friday, December 30, 2016

CONSTANCE WEERANGANI (CONCY HERATH) – Everloving wife of Percy Herath (Deceased), beloved mother of Tissa, Lakshmi, Visaka, Rohan, Ramya, Mahesh, Anusha & Dimuthu, mother-in-law of Visaka, Nagina, Dashuyantha & Mangalika, loving grandmother of Anita, Jeanette, Connie, Shanaka, Pinky, Mahen, Nathasha, Oshara, Senali & Risini, passed away and the remains lie at Walagane, Maspotha, Kurunegala. Funeral is on the 31st December at 10.00 a.m. at the General Cemetery, Kurunegala. 179960

DE SILVA – CONNIE (nee GABRIEL) – At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of the late Carlyle, darling mother/mother-in-law of Tony De Silva, Connie & Warren Pollocks, Loretta & Joe Saverymuthapulle, Carmeline & Santha Perera, Marino & Tania De Silva, Lorraine & George Ranasinghe, Eleanor & Ajit Costa (late) & Suzanne De Silva, darling grandmother of Joel, Shahane, Jeremy, Shalindra, Deshika, Paul, Shannon, Wayne, Seshadri, Maryse, Sabrina, David, Angelo & Richard, sister of Clarice Seneviratne and of the late Pius, Alison, Bridget & Pearly, sister-in-law of Yvonne Melder, Noeline La-Farber, Rita Van Twist, Christopher De Silva, Lourdes Rodrigo & Kingsley De Silva (late). Cortege leaves residence 58, Matagoda Road, Hendala on Saturday, 31st December 2016 at 3.30 p.m. Service at St. Mary’s Church, Nayakakanda. Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery at 4.45 p.m. 180488

KARUNATILLEKE MALLIKA – Beloved wife of late Dr. K.G. Karunatilleke, loving mother of Tanuja (Sydney), Udara, mother-in-law to Nilal, expired on 28th of December. The cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 5 p.m. 31st of December 2016. 180058

NIHAL A. DHARMARATNE – Passed away peacefully at home after a brief illness. Much loved and loving husband of Theonie, adored father and father-in-law of Jehan and MyLe, Rushahn and Nivaga, Tehani and Madushin Amarasekera, cherished grandfather of Riccardo, Jerome, Joshua, Alex, Jayden and Temaya (All of New Zealand), loving brother and brother-in-law of Lakshman, Lalithie and Victor (Buster) Jayatunge, Swarnamala (all of Canada), Michael and Devika Anthonisz. Funeral Service will be held at 10.30 a.m. on Saturday 31st December at Davis Funerals, Central Auckland and interment at Manukau Memorial Gardens, Auckland, New Zealand. 180651

PAKTSUN – MARGUERITE (MARGIE) – Beloved wife of the late YunPei, sister-in-law of Yunjaak, Wivi and S Nissanga, WaiFong and Augustine John, YunHao and Manel Paktsun, WaiTsing and George Dias, YunHung, WaiYing and Lakshman Premachandra, WaiPing Paktsun, YunKuang and Christine Paktsun. Viewing from 9 a.m. on Friday 30th December at Barney Raymond’s Parlour. Service will be held at 10 a.m. followed by burial at 10.30 a.m. at the General Cemetery Kanatte. Email – waitsingdias@gmail.com 180384

PERERA – SANATH ANANDARAJ – Beloved husband of Sherine, loving father of Sanjaya Anuk and Shivanka (Australia), loving father-in-law of Shehana (Australia), brother of Sakunthala (USA), Sudath (Jordan), Prasadini (Isipathana College), Sandya (UK) and late Mohan, brother-in-law of Sidantha (USA), Pamoda, Chandima, Paul (UK) and Jayangani (DFCC), expired in Los Angeles, California, USA. Cremation will take place on Saturday, December 31, at 10.00 a.m. at Grand View Memorial Park and Crematory, 1341, Glenwood Road, Glendale, Los Angeles, USA. Phone: 0018185642036.

——————————————————————————————————–

Thursday, December 29, 2016

CONSTANCE WEERANGANI (CONCY HERATH) – Everloving wife of Percy Herath (Deceased), beloved mother of Tissa, Lakshmi, Visaka, Rohan, Ramya, Mahesh, Anusha & Dimuthu, mother-in-law of Visaka, Nagina, Dashuyantha & Mangalika, loving grandmother of Anita, Jeanette, Connie, Shanaka, Pinky, Mahen, Nathasha, Oshara, Senali & Risini, passed away and the remains lie at Walagane, Maspotha, Kurunegala. Funeral is on the 31st December at 10.00 a.m. at the General Cemetery, Kurunegala. 179960

DE ALWIS – MAHINDA (DMD) beloved husband of Matilda de Alwis (nee Hidelaratchi), loving father of Mihira and Manoji, father-in-law of Karen (nee Pieris) and Lasantha Wickramasuriya, loving grandfather of Ronalie, Jehan, Michael and Janith Liyanage, brother-in-law of Gerry Hidelaratchi and Beatrice Welgama, expired. Cortege leaves the residence 143, Rajagiriya Road, Rajagiriya on Thursday, December 29th 2016 at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 179892

FERNANDEZ – ANNA NALINI loving daughter of late Robert Fernandez and Rita Fernandaz (nee Motha), loving sister of Ranjit, Henry, Mercia, Pompei, Fatima and Madonna, loving sister-in-law of Desiree Fernandez, Bandula Ratnayake, Neil Seilman and Lalith Fernando, loving aunty of Danushiya Herft, Dilangini Nawaratne, Hashane Fernandez, Manoj Ratnayake, Sharon Seilman, Jerome and Flavian Fernando, expired. Cortege leaves residence 14/1, Wickrama Mw, Panadura on Thursday 29th December 2016 at 2.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 179583

JAYASENA K. (formerly of British Airways) of 14/5A, Saparamadu Avenue, Peterz Place, Nugegoda, passed away on 27.12.2016. Beloved husband of Chitra Jayasena, beloved father of Durga and Nirosha, beloved father-in-law of Inbakumar Rajendra, beloved grandfather of Akash and Tarini. Cremation on 29.12.2016 at 3.00 p.m. at Kohuwala Cemetery. 179703

PERERA – MOHAN (KMS) – Beloved husband of Jayangani (DFCC Bank), loving father of Minura (Australia) and Lahini (Visakha Vidyalaya), son of late Piyadasa and Prema Perera, son-in-law of Newton and late Lakshmi Samarasinghe, brother of Sanath (U.S.A.), Sakuntala (USA), Sudath (Jordan), Prasadini (Isipathana College) and Sandya (UK), brother-in-law of Siddhantha (USA), Shereen (USA), Chandima, Pamoda, Paul (UK), Roshani and Deepthi (USA), expired. Cortege leaves residence 49/1, Hena Road, Mount Lavinia on Thursday 29th December at 4.15 p.m. to the Attidiya Cemetery (Next to the Air Force Base, Ratmalana). Cremation at 5.00 p.m. No flowers by request. 179598

SILVA – ANNE LILAMANI (nee FERNANDO) Sydney, Australia. Loving wife of Dr. Srilal Silva (Dental Surgeon), loving father of Yasmin (Concord Hospital) & Amali (Westpac Bank), father-in-law of Stephen Graham & loving grandmother of Rohan, loving sister of Manel de Mel, Anula Fernando, late Nissanka, Siri & Gamini Fernando, sister-in-law of late Lilani Peiris, Lakmini de Mel, Anil Silva & Ranjith Silva. Cortege leaves residence No. 45/2, Jawatte Road, Colombo 05 on Thursday 29th December at 2.00 p.m. for burial at Halpe Church, Katana. yasmin.silva26@yahoo.com.au 179894

WEERAWARDANE – W.P.W. (Retired Ministry Secretary (SLAS)). Beloved husband of late Chitra (Former Commissioner of National Housing), loving father of Susanjeewa, Subhashini, Romesh, Roshan, father-in-law of Medha, Amal, Varuni and Rochelle, loving grandfather of Dushyantha, Poornima, Kehan, Chanuka, Sasanka, Isitha, loving brother of late Wijesinghe and of Gnana, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 1/22, Bemmulla at 4.00 p.m. on 29.12.2016. 179635

WIJEWEERA – V.A. – First National Coach Gymnastics. Beloved husband of Daisy, loving father of Lasantha and Aruni, passed away at the age of 88. Cortege leaves residence 176/120, Bolgoda Gardens, Galkanuwa Road, Gorakana, Moratuwa for cremation at 4.00 p.m. at Gorakana Cemetery. 179975.

*********************************************************************************

Wednesday, December 28, 2016.

De Alwis Mahinda (DMD) beloved husband of Matilda de Alwis (nee Hidelaratchi), loving father of Mihira and Manoji, father-in-law of Karen (nee Pieris) and Lasantha Wickramasuriya, loving grandfather of Ronalie, Jehan, Michael and Janith Liyanage, brother-in-law of Gerry Hidelaratchi and Beatrice Welgama, expired. Cortege leaves the residence 143, Rajagiriya Road, Rajagiriya on Thursday, December 29th 2016 at 3.30 pm for burial at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella (Roman Catholic Section)

ELIKEWELA, G.H.M.P Capt (SL Navy Rtd) beloved husband of Iranganie (nee Illangantileke), loving father of Capt. Gamini (Merc . Marine NPL) Roshini (Australia) Cpt. Rohan (ALF Shipping) Gihan (Sri Lankan Airlines), Menoji (Australia) and Dilhani (Australia) Beloved father in law of Subadra Nugawela, Nalin Medagoda, Dilka Madugalle, Needra Jayatileke, Ajith Harasgama and Rukman Muthukuda, expired. Cortege leaves residence 73, M.B. Dodanwela Mawatha, Asgiriya, Kandy at 11.30 am on Wednesday 28th December for cremation at Mahaiyawa cemetery, Kandy at 1.00pm 179479

FERNANDEZ – ANNA NALINI loving daughter of late Robert Fernandez and Rita Fernandaz (nee Motha), loving sister of Ranjit, Henry, Mercia, Pompei, Fatima and Madonna, loving sister-in-law of Desiree Fernandez, Bandula Ratnayake, Neil Seilman and Lalith Fernando, loving aunty of Danushiya Herft, Dilangini Nawaratne, Hashane Fernandez, Manoj Ratnayake, Sharon Seilman, Jerome and Flavian Fernando, expired. Cortege leaves residence 14/1, Wickrama Mw, Panadura on Thursday 29th December 2016 at 2.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 179583

HETTIARACHCHIE KUSUMA passed away peacefully at the age of 103 in Canada on 23rd December 2016, loving mother and mother-in-law of Mano and Shanthi Perera, Ajit and Srikanthi Candappa, Nedra and Deva Henry, Viveka and Nalake Fernando and Malik and Daphne Candappa, Precious grandmother of Shamindra, Divaka, Nirvan, Tara, Varuna, Darin, Natanya, Heshan, Minari, Ivanka, Yaneeka, Jovanka and Alana and great grandmother to five. Final rites will be performed in Toronto, Canada on 29th December 2016. 179582

PERERA – MOHAN (KMS) – Beloved husband of Jayangani (DFCC Bank), loving father of Minura (Australia) and Lahini (Visakha Vidyalaya), son of late Piyadasa and Prema Perera, son-in-law of Newton and late Lakshmi Samarasinghe, brother of Sanath (U.S.A.), Sakuntala (USA), Sudath (Jordan), Prasadini (Isipathana College) and Sandya (UK), brother-in-law of Siddhantha (USA), Shereen (USA), Chandima, Pamoda, Paul (UK), Roshani and Deepthi (USA), expired. Cortege leaves residence 49/1, Hena Road, Mount Lavinia on Thursday 29th December at 4.15 p.m. to the Attidiya Cemetery (Next to the Air Force Base, Ratmalana). Cremation at 5.00 p.m. No flowers by request. 179598

SITA – SIVARAJAH (Accountant AEG Power Solutions Ltd – UK). Dearly beloved daughter of late Mr Kanapathipillai Janaka and Thavamani Janaka. Beloved daughter in law of late Mr & Mrs Velupillai of Earlalai South, ever loving wife of Mr V. Sivarajah (Engineer LB Redbridge), darling mother of Saranya and mother-in-law of Daniel Mercer, loving sister of Mohan, Usha, Asoka & Mahinda, sister-in-law to Manel, Chandrakumar, Prithiva & Poornima, ever loving Aunty of Mathusha, Niroshan, Lakshmi, Arun & Prathosh, passed away in London UK on the 21st of December 2016. Hindu rites will be at Jack Carter Pavillion Oakfield, Forest Road, IG6 3HD on Thursday 5th January 2017 from 10.0 a.m. Cremation will be at the Forest Park Cemetery and Crematorium, Forest Road, IG6 3HP at 2.15 p.m. Contact +44208 550 6657, + 44745 5222 270 Mrs. Janaka & family members. 179280

WEERAWARDANE – W.P.W. (Retired Ministry Secretary (SLAS)). Beloved husband of late Chitra (Former Commissioner of National Housing), loving father of Susanjeewa, Subhashini, Romesh, Roshan, father-in-law of Medha, Amal, Varuni and Rochelle, loving grandfather of Dushyantha, Poornima, Kehan, Chanuka, Sasanka, Isitha, loving brother of late Wijesinghe and of Gnana, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 1/22, Bemmulla at 4.00 p.m. on 29.12.2016. 179634

**********************************************************************************

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

GUNASEELAN – GRACE (DODO) nee SOMANADER. Everloving wife of late M.E. Gunaseelan – former Staff of Royal College, beloved daughter of late W.D. Somanader and Ruby Somanader, darling mother of Ruth (Sweety) and Sammy, mother-in-law Mike, affectionate sister of Pauline, late Dan and Rufus, sister-in-law of Albert, Jennifer and Grace, darling grandmother of Naresh, called to Rest. Remains lie at Barney Raymond’s Parlour on 27th 9.00 a.m. onwards. Funeral Service at 3.30 p.m. Cortege leaves at 4.30 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Christian Section).179226

**********************************************************************************

Monday, December 26, 2016

FERNANDO (nee FONSEKA) AGNES, beloved wife of late Milan Fernando, loving mother of late Nilakshi, loving grandmother of Nilrandha and Savanya, mother-in-law of Tyronne Fonseka, sister of the late Matilda, Violet, Veronica, Benedict, Francis, Leema and of Micheal, Rita and Trisette. Body will be at the A.F. Raymond’s Parlour from 8 am. on the 26th of December 2016. Cortege leaves the funeral parlour on the 26th December 2016 at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Jawatte Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 179215

GOONEWARDENA – LUXMAN beloved husband of Shireen, loving father of Gehan (HSBC), Shimalie (UK), father-in-law of Royston Vanderstraaten (UK) & Nishanthi loving grandfather of Imasha, Dilusha (St. Bridget’s Convent) Shannon & Shenelle (UK), son of late Joseph & Sylvia, brother of Nalini Jayathilaka & Shamendra (USA). Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Parlour on Monday 26th December at 4.00 p.m. for Madampitiya Roman Catholic Burial Ground. 179217

GUNASEELAN – GRACE (DODO) nee SOMANADER ever loving of late M.E. Gunaseelan (former staff of Royal College), Beloved daughter of late W.D. Somanader and Ruby Somanader darling mother of Ruth (Sweety) and Sammy, mother-in-law of Mike, affectionate sister of Pauline, late Dan and Rufus, Sister-in-law of Albert, Jennifer and Grace, called to Rest. Remains lie at Barney Raymond’s Parlour on 27th at 9 a.m. onwards. Funeral Service at 3.30 p.m. Cortege leaves at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Christian Section). 179132

HERAT – ASANKA INDIRA (nee NUGAWELA). Dearly beloved wife of Grenville, loving mother of Dr. Nandika Manjula (UK) and Aravinda (MAS), mother-in-law of Dr. Smitha (UK), much loved grandmother of Naisha, daughter of late Edward Nugawela and Chintha Nugawela of Kehelwathugoda Walawwa, daughter-in-law of late E.F. Herat and late Kisagothamy Herat (nee Yatawara) of Malkaduwawa Walawwa, sister of Nihal, Prof. Asoka, Ranjith, Shanthi, Rohan, Palitha and Anoma, sister-in-law of Anjali, Sharmila, Renuka, Maheshika, Amali, Mahasena and late Indrani, late Asoka, Princy, Kusuma and Sunimal, expired. Cortege leaves residence 180/2, Koswatte Road, Kalapaluwawa, Rajagiriya on Monday 26th Decemebr at 3.00 p.m. for Cremation at Kalapaluwawa Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 179214

RAJAPAKSA – Mrs. R.M.K. (KARUNA), (retired Teacher, Ananda College). Beloved wife of late G.D. Yasapala (former Working Director, National Insurance Corporation), loving mother of Namal Gamage, Renuka and Dr. Buddhika (all of Australia), mother-in-law of Damayanthi Sakalasooriya, Yasantha Abeygunawardena and Dr. Rajiv Weerasundera (all of Australia), sister of late Soma, late Gunasena, late Jayasena, Ratna, late Dharmasena, late Dr. Mithrasena, Wimala and Nimala, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.15 p.m. on Monday 26th December for Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte at 5.15 p.m. 246, Temple Road, Thalapathpitiya, Nugegoda. 179219

Comments Off on SRI LANKA OBITUARIES DECEMBER 26-31, 2016

Tags: ,

SRI LANKA OBITUARIES – DECEMBER 2016

Posted on 25 December 2016 by admin

 

 

 

 

(Courtesy: Sri Lanka Media – Daily News/Sunday Observer/The Island)

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2016

GARDIYEHEWA KARUNARATNE – (Retired Superintendent of Surveys). Beloved husband of Charlotte, father of Prabash, Samantha & Dilini, father-in-law of Gangadari, Mauri & Manoj, expired. Funeral on Sunday 25th December 2016. Cortege leaves residence 31/8, D.M. Colombage Mawatha, Nawala, Nugegoda at 5.00 p.m. for cremation at Kirulapona Cemetery (Poorwarama) at 6.00 p.m. Tel: 011-2853065. 178652

KINIGAMA – MALLIKA (nee PANDITARATNE) – Beloved wife of Lakshman, loving mother of Menaka, Dimantha and Asanka; mother-in-law of Lalith Samarawickrema, Ruvinika and Sadia, sister of Wickramapala, late Dee, Gordon, late Chandra, Shelton and Priya. Cortege leaves residence “Eagle’s Nest”, Mahaulpotha, Kinigama, Bandarawela on Sunday 25th December at 2.30 p.m. 179200

LOURDES BUULTJENS (Nee MOTHA) – Loving wife of Joe Buultjens (Armour Veteran / retired Sri Lanka Customs), loving daughter of late Mr & Mrs Joseph Motha, mother of Gerald (USA), Russel (GSM Buying Office), Desiree (Next Buying Office), mother-in-law of Romaine, Kumari & David (Fits Express Ltd), grandmother of Roshel, Randy, Glen & Greg, No. 423, Pahala Biyanwila, Mankada Road, Kadawatha. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Parlour, Borella on Monday the 26th December 2016 at 4.00 p.m. 179154

MISKIN – JAMDIN (JUMBO) – Beloved husband of Rabia (Bunty) nee Ousmand, loving father of Ishani, Arshan (Dubai), Teruni, father-in-law of Shehan Samsudeen (Dubai), Ruchira Miskin (Dubai), Arshad Maharoof (Dubai), son of late Mr and Mrs late Latifdeen Miskin, son-in-law of late Mr ADN, Mrs. Mambang Ousmand, ever loving grandfather of Akshantha and Hann Samsudeen, Tehan and Tahereh Miskin, Aaqiil, Zahra and Yumna Maharoof. Janaza took place on the 12th of December at the Raddoluwa Burial Ground. G 179 Lane, 43, Nivasiepura, Kotugoda, Ja-ela. 177355

MUSAFER – AL HAJ AHAMATH FEISAL – Dearly beloved husband of Binthan (Sithie Zohara Booso), father of Yasmin (UK), son of late Zubair Deen Musafer and late Noor Mubarak Thaha, son-in-law of late Tuan Wangsa Booso and late Nona Lailon, passed away in London on 15th November 2016. Residence: 30, Badger’s Court 4-5 The grove Epson Surrey KT 17-4JW. Burial took place in London. 178316

SILVA – GRACE – Passed away on 10.12.2016. Funeral held on 11.12.2016 according to her wishes, wife of late George Silva, mother of Nihal, Nilani, Nirupa, Rohan and Roshan, mother-in-law of Yasmin, Jayantha, Prasanna, Luanna and Shiromi, grandmother of Nishi, Asitha, Nadi, Gayan, Manuja, Manisha, Shanika, Nashali, Ashenka, Shos Hanna, Ashera and Elisha, great grandmother of Aanaya and JJ. 178005

[Death Acknowledgments]

AL HAJ H L M REYAL. – The family members of the late Al Haj H L M Reyal of Thalduwa, Avisawella, retired principal of St. Mary’s College and the founder of Fathima Stores Horana, would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to all the ullammahs, dignitaries of other religions, friends, relatives, business associates, members of the Thalduwa Mahalla and all those who rallied around us with sympathy and care. We are deeply touched by the visits, words of encouragement, prayers and all other assistants given to us during the burial of the Janazah on the 29th of November 2016. We highly appreciate all the kindness and support extended to us. May Allah enter him to jennathul firdous. 346, Thalduwa, Avissawella. 178874

ARYASINHA – MRS. DULCIE – (Retired Teacher, Clifton Balika Vidyalaya). We, the family members, wish to express our sincere appreciation & gratitude to all clergy, relations, friends, neighbours & all those who attended the funeral, sent messages of condolence, floral tributes & assisted us in numerous ways during our time of grief. We also wish to thank the Doctors & the Staff who attended on her as well. We regeret our inability to thank each & everyone individually. No. 49, 1st Cross Street, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 177953

**********************************************************************************

Saturday, December 24, 2016

GARDIYEHEWA KARUNARATNE – (Retired Superintendent of Surveys). Beloved husband of Charlotte, father of Prabash, Samantha & Dilini, father-in-law of Gangadari, Mauri & Manoj, expired. Funeral on Sunday 25th December 2016. Cortege leaves residence 31/8, D.M. Colombage Mawatha, Nawala, Nugegoda at 5.00 p.m. for cremation at Kirulapona Cemetery (Poorwarama) at 6.00 p.m. Tel: 011-2853065. 178650

IMBULAMURE MRS. SUNETHRA UPULA KUMARI – (Bank of Ceylon) – Beloved wife of Sarath Imbulamure (Retired Officer of Bank of Ceylon), loving mother of Dilshani and Thushani, passed away on 21st December. Cortege leaves residence No. 123/8A, Jambugasmulla Mawatha, Pepiliyana Road, Nugegoda on Saturday 24th December 2016 at 5.00 p.m. for cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery. 178457

SAMARAKONE – KUSUM – Beloved daughter of late Dias Samarakone (Rtd. C.C.S. and Attorney-at-Law) and late Srima Samarakone, grand daughter of late Mudliyar A.B. Ratnayake and late Mrs. Jennie Ratnayake of Ratnagiri Walauwa, Boralesgamuwa and beloved sister of Sucharitha (formerly SLBC), Jayathri (Attorney-at-Law) & formerly Sri Lankan Airlines) and Deepthi (Attorney-at-Law), sister-in-law of Dayaratne (I.P.S.) & Rohitha Bogollagama (Attorney-at-Law), beloved aunt of Chathuri (Australia), Dhakshitha (Vice President One Asia, Singapore), Deepali (Indonesia) and Dr. Dilshani. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 24th December at 10.30 a.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 11 a.m. 179004

SENADHIRA – LALIN BERNARD – Beloved husband of Anusha, precious father of Heshaya and Dhanushi, cherished son of late Sextus and Irene, much loved son-in-law of Upali and Derna De Silva, beloved brother of Sriyan (NZ), Saumi (AUS), Ruwanthi (Ruwi), brother-in-law of Ruki (NZ), Usha & Anel, Saliya & Nera (USA), Athula (AUS) and Chrysanth, has gone to his eternal rest. Cortege leaves residence 18/35, 2nd Lane, Evergreen Park, Narahenpita, Colombo 5 on Saturday 24th December at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella. 179001

SILVA – MICHAEL LAKSHMAN – Born 24th August 1936, passed away on 17th December 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. Father of Michele and Graeme, grandfather of Ebony. 655, Collins St, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia. 177922

************************************************************************************

Friday, December 23, 2016

ADHIHETTY CHITRASOMA DHARMASIRI (Licensed Surveyor) dearly beloved husband of Swarna loving father of Lokendra (Commercial Bank) and Erandathie (HSBC Dubai) father in law of Chamari (Commercial Bank) and Floyd Hope and brother of Mahendra. Cortage leaves residence No. 69, Ramanayake Mawatha, Mapanawathura, Kandy at 3pm on 23rd December for cremation at Mahaiyawa cemetery at 4pm 177853

DISSANAYAKE – M. TISSA – Death is announced of Mr. M. Tissa Dissanayake (formerly of A. Baur & Co.), dearly beloved husband of Ranjini (nee Widanapathirana), loving father of Major Maduranga Dissanayake (Sri Lanka Army) and Chanakya Dissanayake (C.J.H. Holdings), father-in-law of Harshini (nee Ranasinghe) and of Nadeera (nee Kuruppu) (Wildlife Conservation Dept.), loving grandfather of Jaden and Manuja. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. for cremation at 5 p.m. at General Cemetery, Borella on 23/12/2016. No. 12/2, Sulaiman Terrace, Colombo 5. Tele: 011-2587706. 178132

FERNANDO – JANET – Beloved wife of the late K.S. Godwin Fernando, loving mother and mother-in-law of Nalake and Viveka, Neelanthie and Camillus Perera, Rajini and George Lawrence, Deelipa and Bernedette and Neeran and Niral Kadawatharatchie, grandmother of ten and great grandmother of seven, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence 103, Center Road, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15 at 4 p.m. on Friday the 23rd December 2016 for burial at Madampitiya Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section). 178001

IMBULAMURE MRS. SUNETHRA UPULA KUMARI – (Bank of Ceylon) – Beloved wife of Sarath Imbulamure (Retired Officer of Bank of Ceylon), loving mother of Dilshani and Thushani, passed away on 21st December. Cortege leaves residence No. 123/8A, Jambugasmulla Mawatha, Pepiliyana Road, Nugegoda on Saturday 24th December 2016 at 5.00 p.m. for cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery. 177907

STEINWALL – JOYCE RITA – Dearly beloved wife of late Erwin, mother of Neliya, Monica, Annette, Russel, Cordelia, Jerome and Suzie, mother-in-law of Merril, Rapheal, Glenn, Sujeewa and Pradeep, gone to be with Jesus. Remains lie at No. 704/E-2, Sama Mawatha, Narangodapaluwa, Ragama. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Friday 23rd December for St. Peter’s & Paul Burial Ground, Ragama. Please call 0774668215. 178089

*********************************************************************************

Thursday, December 22, 2016

DE SILVA – RUWANITHA LILANI – At rest with Jesus. Daughter of the late Mr & Mrs. Michael C. de Silva, sister of Merril & Suramya, sister-in-law of Srikanthi, and the late Rev. Kingsley Fernando. Funeral on Thursday 22nd December. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia at 10.00 a.m. for Service at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa at 10.30 a.m. Burial at Church burial ground. 177579

FONSEKA – JOHN BLASE LAKSIRI – The death is announced of JOHN BLASE LAKSIRI FONSEKA (Jt. Managing Director, Plâté Limited), Eldest son of late Arthur & Brigete Fonseka, loving brother of Thilak, late Krishanthi, Dushyantha, Ajantha, Shamalica and Amaranath, brother-in-law of late Lt. Col. Srimal Mendis, Shereen and Sirini, loving uncle of Shehan, Lakshan, Ishanthi, Shanali, Dinal, Shermal, Vishal, Serala, Prashal, Marzilino, Shantal and Andre. Remains lie at Plâté Limited, 580, Galle Road, Colpetty, Colombo 03. Cortege leaves Plâté Limited at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday, 22nd December 2016 for burial at Borella Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section at 4.30 p.m. As a mark of respect Plâté Limited will be closed for business on the 22nd December 2016. 177424

George Gurubathan – At rest with Jesus. Loving husband of Roselind, father of Cynthia & Niranjan, father-in-law of Rajan & Tanuja. Funeral on 22-12-2016 at 3.00pm Jayaratne Florists, Kalubowila, burial Kohuwala Cemetery. 177008

PERERA – MRS BERNADETTE NAOMI RANJANIE (nee ALWIS) – Beloved wife of Alldred, loving mother of Suresh, Romesh, Shyamie, Dinesh and Shaneil, mother-in-law of Charmaine, Michelle, Ranjith and Roshani, grandmother of Chevonne, Tyasha, Tanaya, Tara, Shayala, Dimitri, Dilendra and Roshendra, sister of Dionysia, Neloofer and Lionel, sister-in-law of late Rienzie, Malcolm, Dharshani and late Marie & late Brendon. Called to rest safely in the arms of Jesus. Remains lie at No. 31, 2nd Lane, Koswatte Road, Nawala. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 22nd December at 3.45 p.m. to Sacred Heart Church, Rajagiriya for Service and thereafter for Burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section) at 5 p.m. 177205

*********************************************************************************

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

CARTHELIS – SUNIL – Beloved husband of Yvonne Carthelis (nee Hingert), loving father of Chali Wickremasinghe Guruswamy and Gayathra Carthelis Liyanaarachchi (Australia), father-in-law of late Timothy, Rajiv and Jacqui, darling papa of Musashi, Kyasha and Eran, son of late Henry and Henrietta, brother of Sujatha, Swarna, late Saliya, Gamini and Iyanthi, expired on 18th December 2016. The remains will lie at Barney Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. on Wednesday 21st December 2016. The cortege leaves the Funeral Parlour for Burial at 4 p.m. in the Anglican Section of General Cemetery, Borella. 177203

COLLOM – CLIFFORD JERMAIN – Dearly beloved husband of Rovina, son of late Doreen and Carl Collom, brother of Darrel, brother-in-law of Ranjith, Phil Cramer, Audry, Halcyon, Cynthia, Jean, Gretel, Tyrene, Signoreen and Joan. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 20th. Cortege leaves from Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 21st December for Burial at General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section) at 4.30 p.m. 176836

DE SILVA – DR (Mrs) MALLIKA – Wife of late Aelian de Silva, mother of Varuna (Thotawatte), mother-in-law of Nilangi, sister of Nanda, Kusuma, late Wimala, late Padma and late Daya. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Wednesday 21st December at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m. 177102

George Gurubathan at rest with Jesus. Loving husband of Roselind, father of Cynthia & Niranjan, father-in-law of Rajan & Tanuja. Funeral on 22-12-2016 at 3.00 p.m. Jayaratne Florists, Kalubowila, burial Kohuwala Cemetery. 177008

HALAHACKONE – MANEL nee KIRIELLA – Beloved daughter of the late Wilfred and Muriel Kiriella, everloving wife of late Ranjit Halahackone, affectionate mother of Diluni (Canada), Neresh (Tabrane Pharmaceuticals) and Iresh (Sharp Graphics), mother-in-law of Baskaran (Canada) and Shamindri (British School), loving grandmother of Natania (Canada), Nevan & Evan, sister of Neil, Nihal, Padma, Pushpa, Malkanthi, Shanthi & Thamara, was called to rest. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from Tuesday 20th onwards. Cortege will leave at 1 p.m. on Thursday 22nd to Family Burial Grounds (Madampalla, Katana) for Burial at 4 p.m. 176828

LION WIJESUNDARA W.M.S. – Proprietor Sanora Group, former Governor – J.P. (All Island) of Saman Uyana, Kumarage Wattha, Thalawathugoda – Elder son of the late Dharmasena and Podimenike of Bogamuwa, Kurunegala, beloved husband of Ajantha, loving father of Manjula (Proprietor – I.M.S.) and of Dhakshina (Proprietor – Ideals Exclusive), loving father-in-law of Dr Tuwani (Hemas Hospital, Thalawathugoda) and of Roshana (Senaro Group / Chairman – Lak Pohora), loving grandfather of Yashith and Dhanush (D.S. College), Aryan and Aryesh (Gateway College), loving elder brother of Badra, Jayantha, Somasiri, Athula and of Hemalatha, expired. Funeral will take place on 22.12.2016 (Thursday) at 5.00 p.m. at Borella General Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at “Manju”, Saman Uyana, Kumarage Watta, Thalawathugoda at 3.30 p.m. 176551

PERERA – DR WINSTON – Loving husband of Kathleen, father of Shalini (Sec.), Mayomi (N.Z.), Dr Ajith (Medicheck), father-in-law of Ajith Nissangarachi (Unisys, N.Z.) & Shihara, darling grandfather of Asini, Ashen, Mihini & Shontal, son of late C.S.A. Perera & Nita Perera, brother of late Renfred, late Herman, late Eardley, late Carmen & Anton. Cortege leaves residence 35, St. Mary’s Road, Mount Lavinia, on Thursday 22nd December 2016. Funeral time would be notified later. 177206

PERERA – MRS BERNADETTE NAOMI RANJANIE (nee ALWIS) – Beloved wife of Alldred, loving mother of Suresh, Romesh, Shyamie, Dinesh and Shaneil, mother-in-law of Charmaine, Michelle, Ranjith and Roshani, grandmother of Chevonne, Tyasha, Tanaya, Tara, Shayala, Dimitri, Dilendra and Roshendra, sister of Dionysia, Neloofer and Lionel, sister-in-law of late Rienzie, Malcolm, Dharshani and late Marie & late Brendon. Called to rest safely in the arms of Jesus. Remains lie at No. 31, 2nd Lane, Koswatte Road, Nawala. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 22nd December at 3.45 p.m. to Sacred Heart Church, Rajagiriya for Service and thereafter for Burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section) at 5 p.m. 177204

PERIES – LUCILLE JOYCE (nee PERERA). Loving wife of late Noel Peries, sister of Dr Nellie Fernando, Daphne Perera & Shirlene De Silva. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday December 21st at 10.30 a.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 11.00 a.m. (No flowers please). 104/1, Galle Road, Dehiwala North. 176833

The death is announced of JOHN BLASE LAKSIRI FONSEKA, (Jt. Managing Director, Plate Limited), eldest son of late Arthur & Brigete Fonseka, loving brother of Thilak, Dushyantha, Ajantha, Shamalica and Amaranath, brother-in-law of late Lt. Col. Srimal Mendis, Shereen and Sirini. Remains lie at Plate Limited, 580, Galle Road, Colpetty, Colombo 03. Cortege leaves Plate Limited at 4.00 p.m. on 22nd Thursday, December 2016 for burial at Borella Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section at 4.30 p.m. 177207

RANASINGHE ANNE HENRIETTE (nee) KATZ – Beloved wife of the late Professor D.A. Ranasinghe, mother of late Rohini, Gamini, Kushlani, Ananda (USA), Shanti (USA), Dr Nihal (UK), Dr Renuka, mother-in-law of Mahendra and Neilamani, grandmother of Nimali, Lohit, Ruan, Mevan, Claire and Gillian, expired. Remains lie at 82, Rosmead Place, Colombo 7. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 21st December at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 5 p.m. No flowers by request. Contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare and Protection Association (AWPA). 176825

UNA TAYLOR (JOSEPHINE) passed away peacefully at home in the UK on Sunday 4th December 2016. Widow of the late Oswin Taylor, mother to Andarine, Luke and Kenneth, sister of Matilda and Doreen, grandmother to Taria, Jade, Harrison, Ruby and Jackson. Gone but never forgotten. She will be deeply missed. RIP. Born on the 19th of March 1935, her funeral ceremony was held in the UK on the 20th of December 2016. 177164

WICKRAMASINGHE KAMALA IRENE (CAS – Retired Secretary). Beloved wife of late Chandra Wickramasinghe, everloving mother of Gangani (NIBM), loving mother-in-law of Himal (Colombo Central Hospital), loving grandmother of Chamath. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Wednesday 21st December at 2.30 p.m. for Cremation at 3 p.m. Borella General Cemetery Kanatte. 176937

***********************************************************************************

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

CARTHELIS – SUNIL – Beloved husband of Yvonne Carthelis (nee Hingert), loving father of Chali Wickremasinghe Guruswamy and Gayathra Carthelis Liyanaarachchi (Australia), father-in-law of late Timothy, Rajiv and Jacqui, darling papa of Musashi, Kyasha and Eran, son of late Henry and Henrietta, brother of Sujatha, Swarna, late Saliya, Gamini and Iyanthi, expired on 18th December 2016. Viewing at Barney Raymonds Funeral Parlour from 5.00 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday 20th December 2016 and from 9 a.m. on Wednesday 21st December 2016. Cortege leaves the Funeral Parlour for Burial at 4 p.m. in the Anglican Section at the General Cemetery, Borella. 176887

COLLOM – CLIFFORD JERMAIN – Dearly beloved husband of Rovina, son of late Doreen and Carl Collom, brother of Darrel, brother-in-law of Ranjith, Phil Cramer, Audry, Halcyon, Cynthia, Jean, Gretel, Tyrene, Signoreen and Joan. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 20th. Cortege leaves from Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 21st December for Burial at General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section) at 4.30 p.m. 176836

DE SILVA – DR (Mrs) MALLIKA – Wife of late Aelian de Silva, mother of Varuna (Thotawatte), mother-in-law of Nilangi, sister of Nanda, Kusuma, late Wimala, late Padma and late Daya. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 20th December from 7 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday 21st December at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m. 176884

FERNANDO – MARY RITA – Beloved wife of late Roy Mervyn Fernando, loving mother of Ranil, Hiran, Shahan, Roy and Damindra, mother-in-law of Niloufer, Deepthie, Suvendrani, Chrishni and Sanari, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 58, Wingfield Gardens, Baseline Road, Thimbirigaskatuwa (Negombo) at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 20th December for Burial at Kadirana R.C. Burial Grounds. 176692

HALAHACKONE – MANEL nee KIRIELLA – Beloved daughter of the late Wilfred and Muriel Kiriella, everloving wife of late Ranjit Halahackone, affectionate mother of Diluni (Canada), Neresh (Tabrane Pharmaceuticals) and Iresh (Sharp Graphics), mother-in-law of Baskaran (Canada) and Shamindri (British School), loving grandmother of Natania (Canada), Nevan & Evan, sister of Neil, Nihal, Padma, Pushpa, Malkanthi, Shanthi & Thamara, was called to rest. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from Tuesday 20th onwards. Cortege will leave at 1 p.m. on Thursday 22nd to Family Burial Grounds (Madampalla, Katana) for Burial at 4 p.m. 176828

LION WIJESUNDARA W.M.S. – Proprietor Sanora Group, former Governor – J.P. (All Island) of Saman Uyana, Kumarage Wattha, Thalawathugoda – Elder son of the late Dharmasena and Podimenike of Bogamuwa, Kurunegala, beloved husband of Ajantha, loving father of Manjula (Proprietor – I.M.S.) and of Dhakshina (Proprietor – Ideals Exclusive), loving father-in-law of Dr Tuwani (Hemas Hospital, Thalawathugoda) and of Roshana (Senaro Group / Chairman – Lak Pohora), loving grandfather of Yashith and Dhanush (D.S. College), Aryan and Aryesh (Gateway College), loving elder brother of Badra, Jayantha, Somasiri, Athula and of Hemalatha, expired. Funeral will take place on 22.12.2016 (Thursday) at 5.00 p.m. at Borella General Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at “Manju”, Saman Uyana, Kumarage Watta, Thalawathugoda at 3.30 p.m. 176551

OLGA AMBEPITIYA – Beloved wife of Garvin Ambepitiya – Surveyor, mother of Galinda, Thusanthi (New Zealand), Pradeeka, Priyanka (Australia), mother-in-law of Ranjith Rabel, Chandani, Osmond Karandana & Roshan Witanage, grandmother of Thanura, Anjana, Rovin, Diloka, Gayatra, Rovin, Deuja & Hesandu passed away. Cremation on 22nd Thursday 2016 at 5.30 p.m. at Horana Crematorium, 425/7, Ranawiru Padmalal Mawatha, Meemana, Pokunuwita. 176827

PEIRIS – GERARD – Beloved husband of Krishanthi Peiris, father of Kanishka, Dunalee, father-in-law of Jayasangi, brother of Monica, Annette, Manel, Yvonne, Irene, brother-in-law of Anton Bala, Lars, Yohan and Derrick, uncle of Johan, Keshini, Rochelle, Kavita and Anjelo, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence No. 79/42, Kumaragewatte Road, Battaramulla on Tuesday 20th December at 4 p.m. for burial at St. John Dal Bastone Church Cemetery, Pelawatte. 176483

PERIES – LUCILLE JOYCE (nee PERERA). Loving wife of late Noel Peries, sister of Dr Nellie Fernando, Daphne Perera & Shirlene De Silva. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday December 21st at 10.30 a.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 11.00 a.m. (No flowers please). 104/1, Galle Road, Dehiwala North. 176833

RANASINGHE ANNE HENRIETTE (nee) KATZ – Beloved wife of the late Professor D.A. Ranasinghe, mother of late Rohini, Gamini, Kushlani, Ananda (USA), Shanti (USA), Dr Nihal (UK), Dr Renuka, mother-in-law of Mahendra and Neilamani, grandmother of Nimali, Lohit, Ruan, Mevan, Claire and Gillian, expired. Remains lie at 82, Rosmead Place, Colombo 7. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 21st December at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 5 p.m. No flowers by request. Contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare and Protection Association (AWPA). 176825

TILAKARATNA – MR K.R.M. (RAJA). Former Director, NIBM. Beloved husband of Shanthi Tilakaratna retired Teacher – Nalanda College, loving father of Chauoori (Central Bank) and Chamikara (Municipal Council – Kolonnawa), father-in-law of Vijitha Kumara (retired Presidential Secretariat) and Sakunthala (State Engineering Corporation), passed away. Remains lie at “Shanthi” Kottawa Road, Polgasowita. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 20th December for Wethara Cemetery. Contact 0777885948 / 0714294781. 176688

WIJAYARATNE (WIJE) – Beloved husband of Lia (Sri Lanka Air Lines), loving father of Pravindhi (Rocell), Daminda (Practising in the Chambers of Mr Eraj De Silva), expired. Cortege leaves residence 8, Fatima Road, Kapuwatte, Ja-Ela on Tuesday the 20th Dec. at 4 p.m. for Cremation at Kapuwatte, Ja-Ela. 176646

********************************************************************************

Monday, December 19, 2016.

CONSTANCE – MRS. FELICIA ABEYKOON (Nee SAMARASINGHE). Beloved wife of the late Anton, daughter of the late David and Eugene, darling mother of Roshini and Shiromi, mother-in-law of Jude and Nilukshan, grandmother of Minoli, Melanka and Iyantha, sister of the late Bertie, Christy, Eva, Theresa, Freeda, Linda and of Rita, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Holy Cross Church on Monday 19th December. No. 20/5, Gajaba Road, Gampaha. 176479

GUNERATNE – SRIYALATHA (Retired Officer, Bank of Ceylon and Directress of NESA Builders (Pvt) Ltd.) Dearly beloved wife of Nihal (Director of NESA Builders (Pvt) Ltd.) loving mother of Apsara, Erandi and Pabasara, mother-in-law of Niroshan Katugampola and Ruwan Hettiarachchi, grandmother of Imeth, Kusalya and Emith. Cortege leaves residence on Monday, 19th December, at 4 p.m. from 54, St. Mary’s Road, Mount Lavinia for Cremation at 5 p.m. at Nisala Sevana, General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia. 176484

HALAHACKONE – MANEL Nee KIRIELLA – Beloved daughter of the late Wilfred and Muriel Kiriella, everloving wife of late Ranjit Halahackone, affectionate mother of Diluni (Canada), Neresh (Tabrane Pharmaceuticals) and Iresh (Sharp Graphics), mother-in-law of Baskaran (Canada) and Shamindri (British School), loving grandmother of Natania (Canada), Nevan & Evan, sister of Neil, Nihal, Padma, Pushpa, Malkanthi, Shanthi & Thamara, was called to rest. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from Tuesday 20th onwards. Cortege leaves at 1 p.m. on Thursday 22nd for family burial grounds (Madampalla, Katana) for burial at 4 p.m. 176487

MANNINGS – WILLIAM GEORGE (BILLY) – (Retired P.H.I.) Son of late William & Mabel Mannings, husband of late Daun Mannings (nee Kelly), brother of late Sally Plunkett and Esther Walsh, loving father of Ingrid Barthelot, Geraldine Udayakumar (Australia), Helen Labrooy (Italy) and Anne Lobendhan, father-in-law of Consles, Udaya, Adrian and Rudy, loving papa of Linzie, Gavin, Natalie, Niroshan, Chelsea, Scott, Nicole, Mark and Tracy, loving uncle of late Anita and of Dorise and Freddy, late Joycie and of Erica, Junie, Maureen, Freddy and Keneth. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Monday 19th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). Australian Papers please copy. 176447

NIRMALALINGAM – T. (NIMO) Beloved husband of Suni, much loved father of Dhiren, Ryan and Neesha, darling Guji to Jai, Saira and Anya, son of the late C. Thiagalingam QC and Maheswari, dearest brother of the late Thiagi Chanmugarajah, the late Parathalingam, the late Jayalingam, the late Karunes Sivapragasam, Shanthi Srikanthan, the late Jothilingam, the late Dharma and Vijayalingam. Cortege leaves 3/5, Gower Street Colombo 05, at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 19th December. Funeral rites at 4.00 p.m. Hindu Section, General Cemetery, Kanatte. 176482

PEIRIS – GERARD – Beloved husband of Krishanthi Peiris, father of Kanishka, Dunalee, father-in-law of Jayasangi, brother of Monica, Annette, Manel, Yvonne, Irene, brother-in-law of Anton Bala, Lars, Yohan and Derrick, uncle of Johan, Keshini, Rochelle, Kavita and Anjelo, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence No. 79/42, Kumaragewatte Road, Battaramulla on Tuesday 20th December at 4 p.m. for burial at St. John Dal Bastone Church Cemetery, Pelawatte. 176483

RANASINGHE – ANNE HENRIETTE (Nee KATZ). Beloved wife of the late Professor D A Ranasinghe, mother of late Rohini, Gamini, Kushlani, Ananda (USA), Shanti (USA), Dr. Nihal (UK), Dr. Renuka, mother-in-law of Mahendra and Neilamani, grandmother of Nimali, Lohit, Ruan, Mevan, Claire and Gillian, expired. Remains lie at 82, Rosemead Place, Colombo 7. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 21st December at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 5 p.m. No flowers by request. Contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare and Protection Association (AWPA). 176486

RAJAPAKSE – KARUNA (CAROLINE) – Wife of late Turin, beloved mother of late Nimal and of Lalitha, Ranjith and Jayamalee, mother-in-law of Rita, late Gamini Tudugala and Mallika, grandmother of Biyanka, Vashika, Rasika, Ruvini, Inakshi, Kusal & Erandi, passed away. Cortege leaves residence – 7/2, Dharmaloka Mawatha, Waragoda, Kelaniya at 4 p.m. for cremation at 5 p.m. – Pilapitiya Cemetery on 19th (Monday) December. 176478

SEBASTIAN – JOSEPH DUDLEY YOGANATHAN – Beloved son of late George Sebastian and late Felicitus Thirugnanam Sebastian of Mannar, loving brother of late Christy, late Raju, late Rohini, Anton, late Rex, Carmini (UK), Mallika (Canada), Savithri (Canada), Selvanathan, Mercy (UK), Jacintha (UK), Cecil (Canada) and Ananthie (UK), brother-in-law of late Shanthie, late Anton Gnanasekaram, late Rathy, late Thiruchandran, late Kathirgamanathan, Solomon, Ranjan, Rex Philips and Lise, passed away on 17th December 2016. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella at 5 p.m. on Monday 19th December 2016 for burial at Kanatta Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section. Viewing on Monday from 10 a.m. 176481.

______________________________________________________________

Sunday, 18 December, 2016

ANTHONISAMY – MERCIA HILDA – Beloved wife of late Capt. Emmanuel Anthonisamy, retired Chief Tug Master, Colombo Port Commission and Ceylon Shipping Corporation, daughter of late Capt. H.M. Benedict and late Theresamma Benedict of East Street Kayts, loving mother of Ranjan (Nava), Dr. Herman Dharmarajah, Brian, Chandrika, Felicia, Lucian, Gratiaen and Roshan; mother-in-law of Malathy, Thanemoli, Patricia, Ratnaraj, Kumar and Amrita; grandmother of Anita, Rukshan, Jude, Norman, Nina, Joshua, Jacob, Mario, Delano, John, Ajanthi, Ananya, Nirvan, great grandmother of Dylan, Daniel and Ayden; sister of late Rosemary, late Clementine, late Edwin, late Edward, Julius, Philomena and Anton; passed away peacefully on December 11th 2016 in Maple Grove, Minnesota, USA. Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of St. Vincent de Paul, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota on Monday December 19th at 11 a.m. with interment at Gethsemane Cemetery; 10 Sandi ct, North Mankato MN 56003 USA and 8 Charles Place, Colombo 13.174896

DE SILVA – S. DEVIKA WASANTHA – Beloved daughter of late Dr. Vincent Waidyaratne, and late Sumana De Livera, everloving wife of late H.D. Lalith De Silva, affectionate mother of Navin, Mihiri and Dinuka, caring mother-in-law of Nadeesha and Thavish Vitharana, darling grandmother of Amaani, Amrith and Sahan, sister of Athula Waidyaratne and sister-in-law of Lusantha, Pandula and Sujeewa, caring aunt of Yashan, Buddhi, Yanushka, Dilakshi and Bhagya. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 18th December at 4 p.m. from 16 A, 3rd Cross Lane, Borupana Road, Ratmalana for cremation at “Nisala Sevana”, General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia at 5 p.m. May she attain the supreme bliss of Nirvana. No flowers and banners by request.175862

Engineer – P.M. PREMARATNE – Retired Banker (DFCC Bank), beloved husband of Shobha Mendis, loving father of Hansika and Buddhi Prathibha, father-in-law of Sashendra Mudannayake and grandfather of Avishka, passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 29A, Rawathawatte Rd, Moratuwa on Sunday, 18th December at 4.00 p.m. Funeral takes place at the Rawathawatte General Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.176430

FRANCES – DIAS – (FLORENCE PIYASOMA ATHUKORALA DIAS) – Beloved wife of the late Collin Dias, loving mother of Udeni, Jennet, Arnela (Canada), Shennon & Neomal, mother-in-law of Dumindu (Dumi), Ravi (Canada), Srinie, Leoni & Shalin, loving grandmother of Samanthi and Mandeep (Canada), Nindu and Chanaka, Robin and Nipuni (Canada), Dilesha (NZ), Daham, Shaloni, passed away peacefully. Burial at General Cemetery, Battaramulla (RC) Section on 18th Sunday at 3.30 p.m. Remains lie at 5/13, Robert Gunawardana Mawatha, Ganahena, Battaramulla. 176039

GUNERATNE – SRIYALATHA (retired Officer, Bank of Ceylon and Directress of NESA Builders (Pvt) Ltd.) Dearly beloved wife of Nihal (Director of NESA Builders (Pvt) Ltd.) loving mother of Apsara, Erandi and Pabasara, mother-in-law of Niroshan Katugampola and Ruwan Hettiarachchi, grandmother of Imeth, Kusalya and Emith. Cortege leaves residence on Monday, 19th December, at 4 p.m. from 54, St. Mary’s Road, Mount Lavinia for Cremation at 5 p.m. at Nisala Sevana, General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia.176475

MANNINGS – WILLIAM GEORGE (BILLY) – (Retired P.H.I.) Son of late William & Mabel Mannings, husband of late Daun Mannings (nee Kelly), brother of late Sally Plunkett and Esther Walsh, loving father of Ingrid Barthelot, Geraldine Udayakumar (Australia), Helen Labrooy (Italy) and Anne Lobendhan, father-in-law of Consles, Udaya, Adrian and Rudy, loving papa of Linzie, Gavin, Natalie, Niroshan, Chelsea, Scott, Nicole, Mark and Tracy, loving uncle of late Anita and of Dorise and Freddy, late Joycie and of Erica, Junie, Maureen, Freddy and Keneth. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Monday 19th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). Australian Papers please copy. 176446

NIRMALALINGAM T. (NIMO) Beloved husband of Suni, much loved father of Dhiren, Ryan and Neesha, darling Guji to Jai, Saira and Anya, son of the late C. Thiagalingam QC and Maheswari, Dearest brother of the late Thiagi Chanmugarajah the late Parathalingam the late Jayalingam the late Karunes Sivapragasam, Shanthi Srikanthan, the late Jothilingam, the late Dharma and Vijayalingam. Cortege leaves 3/5, Gower Street Colombo 05, at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 19th December. Funeral rites at 4.00 p.m. Hindu Section, General Cemetery, Kanatte. 176477

PEIRIS – MANGALIKA PEIRIS – Loving wife of K. Thilak Peiris, former Finance Director, beloved mother of Jayantha Peiris and Wasantha Peiris, mother-in-law of Shiranthi Kodagoda Peiris and Sadhana Maldeniya Peiris, adored grandmother of Chalindha Peiris (USA), Rusira Peiris (Royal College), and Savithmie Peiris (Musaeus College), expired. Cremation at Ethul Kotte Crematorium at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 24, Maligawa Rd, Ethul Kotte.176452

RODRIGO – JOSEPH BENNETT (Air Canada – retired), Dearly beloved husband of Irantha, loving father of Jude, Christian and Dinelle, father-in-law of Candis and Radhika, devoted grandfather of Isabelle and Olivia, son of late Mr & Mrs. Peter Rodrigo, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs. Venturi Fernando, brother of Marian, late Ines, Jayrani, Jacintha, Sharmalie and Shalini, brother-in-law of late Raj, Vinod, late Bentley, Shiran, Philomen, Anton, Dayal & Feltin, passed away peacefully in Canada. Cortege leaves Western Funeral Parlour, 115, Colombo Road, Negombo on Tuesday 20th December at 11.00 a.m. Remains lie between 8.00 a.m. & 11.00 a.m. Burial at Bharatha Cemetery, Ettukala, Negombo. 176474

WIKRAMANAYAKE – CECIL VERE., former Journalist attached to Lake House, Island and Vijeya Publications, passed away peacefully at his residence on the 17th of December 2016. Son of late Charles Vivian and Irene Wikramanayake, brother of late Teddy, late Ian, Rita, late Derick and Marina, husband of late Mary Lilian and Survived by his second wife Sarasu, Beloved father of Chuli, Lois, Vivian, Derek, Jeanne, Yamille and Gautham, father-in-law of Adrian, Placidus, Kumari and Timothy, grandfather of Thilina and wife Deborah, Rukshana, Praveena, Yasitha, Ricardo and wife Francesca and Tibo, great grandfather of Jasper, Jasmine Victoria, Rafael and Derek. The Funeral service will be held on Sunday 18th December 2016, at A.F. Raymond funeral parlour at 3.00 pm. followed by burial at General Cemetery Borella (Anglican Section).176476

Death Acknowledgements

DASSENAIKE – PREMILLA – At Rest with Jesus. Loving daughter of the late Luke and late Phyllis Perera, dearly beloved wife of Asoka, precious mother of late Ashok, passed away peacefully. A private funeral was held according to her wishes. 176445

SENANAYAKE G R G – The family of the late ROHAN SENANAYAKE – Priyadarshini, Dharini, Sriani, Susantha, Hasita along with Charlene, Shohani and Dinali wish to express their very sincere gratitude to everyone who rallied round and showed them sympathy on their recent sad bereavement. Our sincere thanks to all our extended families, relations, neighbours and friends, who did help and support us prior to and after the funeral in so many ways for which we are ever so grateful. A huge thank you to the Medical Staff, Doctors, Nurses who attended and treated Rohan with dignity. To the Clergy, the Parishioners and many others who helped with the service to make it truly memorable. As it will be impossible to thank all those concerned individually, please accept this press acknowledgement as a token of our heartfelt appreciation. 174633

WIJESINGHE – GLADYS – Members of the family of the late Gladys sincerely thank clergy, religious, relatives and friends who attended the funeral, for floral tributes, condolences and assisted in numerous ways. We appreciate very much your hearfelt concern in our hour of grief. Thank you very much. ‘Verdun’, 83, Old Road, Kalutara South. 175871

————————————————————————————————————–

Saturday, December 17, 2016.

DE SILVA – S. DEVIKA WASANTHA – Beloved daughter of late Dr. Vincent Waidyaratne, and late Sumana De Livera, everloving wife of late H.D. Lalith De Silva, affectionate mother of Navin, Mihiri and Dinuka, caring mother-in-law of Nadeesha and Thavish Vitharana, darling grandmother of Amaani, Amrith and Sahan, sister of Athula Waidyaratne and sister-in-law of Lusantha, Pandula and Sujeewa, caring aunt of Yashan, Buddhi, Yanushka, Dilakshi and Bhagya. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 18th December at 4 p.m. from 16 A, 3rd Cross Lane, Borupana Road, Ratmalana for cremation at “Nisala Sevana”, General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia at 5 p.m. May she attain the supreme bliss of Nirvana. No flowers and banners by request. 175880

FRANCES – DIAS – (FLORENCE PIYASOMA ATHUKORALA DIAS) – Beloved wife of the late Collin Dias, loving mother of Udeni, Jennet, Arnela (Canada), Shennon & Neomal, mother-in-law of Dumindu (Dumi), Ravi (Canada), Srinie, Leoni & Shalin, loving grandmother of Samanthi and Mandeep (Canada), Nindu and Chanaka, Robin and Nipuni (Canada), Dilesha (NZ), Daham, Shaloni, passed away peacefully. Burial at General Cemetery, Battaramulla (RC) Section on 18th Sunday at 3.30 p.m. Remains lie at 5/13, Robert Gunawardana Mawatha, Ganahena, Battaramulla. 176045

MANNINGS – WILLIAM GEORGE (BILLY) – (Retired P.H.I.) Son of late William & Mabel Mannings, husband of late Daun Mannings (nee Kelly), brother of late Sally Plunkett and Esther Walsh, loving father of Ingrid Barthelot, Geraldine Udayakumar (Australia), Helen Labrooy (Italy) and Anne Lobendhan, father-in-law of Consles, Udaya, Adrian and Rudy, loving papa of Linzie, Gavin, Natalie, Niroshan, Chelsea, Scott, Nicole, Mark and Tracy, loving uncle of late Anita and of Dorise and Freddy, late Joycie and of Erica, Junie, Maureen, Freddy and Keneth. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Monday 19th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). Australian Papers please copy. 176418

SENATHIRAJAH – FLORA RUKMANI – Wife of Manik Senathirajah (Formerly Volkart Brothers / Volanka Limited), mother of Kingsley, Primrose, late Godfrey, Elmo (Canada) and Maxwell, mother-in-law of late Shanthi, P.H. Liyanage (Rtd. Customs), Dora (Nee Pasangna), Esther Subhashinie (nee Amirthiah, Canada) and Nilanthi (Nee Sumanasekara, NSB), grandmother of Roshan, Florenda, Imesh, Kevin, Stephanie, Trilanth, Trion, Emil and Erin. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 17th December at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section). 176211

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Friday, December 16, 2016.

At Rest with Jesus – Rev. CHRYSANTHA TILLEKERATNE. Founder Pastor of Assembly of God, Weliveriya, former General Secretary, Assemblies of God of Ceylon, dearly beloved husband of Sirini, father of Joshua, Prashansani and Joel, brother of Ranjith and Harendra, brother-in-law of Subashini, Diana, Yasas, Mangala, Chamila, Melani and Gamini. Remains lie at Assembly of God, Weliveriya. Funeral service at 2.00 p.m. Friday 16th December and burial at General Cemetery, Weliveriya at 3.30 p.m. 175100

HANDY – PERCY CHARLES ATPUTHARAJA (former Assistant General Manager Hatton National Bank). At Rest with the Lord. Son of late Rev. JTN and late Rose Handy. Dearly beloved husband of Arunthathy (nee Tissainayagam), loving father of Indran and Mala, loving father in law of Dorothy (nee Rajaratnam) and Chandran Rajasingham much loved grandfather of Dr. Dilhan and Johann Rajasingham and Natalie Handy, brother of Ranee Eliezer, late Rathie Selvaratnam late Ranji Senanayake Ria Daniel and Anto Samuel, brother-in-law of late Prof. Jeyam Eliezer, late Rev. John Selvaratnam, late Hon. Maithreepala Senanayake Dr. Muttiah Daniel, Joe Samuel, late Raju Tissainayagam and Sakuntala, Babu & Retna Tissainayagam, late VN (Rethy) and late Sothy Selvaratnam, late Dr. CDR and Annaratnam Ratnam SMV (Vathie) and Sharmini Tissainayagam Dr. Jega and Premini Tisainayagam, Chelvan & Thayalini Tissainayagam, passed away peacefully in Melbourne, Australia. A Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration was held on 11th October 2016 at RAFT Anglican Church Melbourne Australia followed by a Private Cremation. 174280

NAMASIVAYAM CHETTIAR K.C. Dearly beloved husband of Manonmani loving father of Jayalaxmi, Saroja, Subashini, Ketheswary and Dharshini, father-in-law of N. Purushothaman, M. Sathiyaseelan (Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects), V. Sudahar, S. Mahendran, A. Vijayakumar, grandfather of Manovickneswaran, Chenduran, Gogulashanth, Dhanusha, Praveen, Akshayan and Santhosh. Cortege leaves at 10.00 a.m. on 18th December 2016 from 131/4, Centre Road, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15 for Cremation at Madampitiya Colombo 15. Contact No. 0112529935. 174485.

———————————————————————————————————–

Thursday, December 15, 2016.

DR. LESLIE DHARMAPALA WEERASINGHE – Retired Government Registered Medical Officer, husband of Chithra Amarasekera, beloved father of Lakshitha and Sanjaya, father-in-law of Surakshani and grandfather of Devrangee, Senuja and Yashora. Remains lie at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour, Kalubowila. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 15th December for cremation at Nedimala Public Cemetery at 5 p.m. 174350

FERNANDO – LEONARD BONIFACE. Dearly beloved husband of late Kusum, father of Pushpa, Kumudini, Dr Jerard and Jude, father-in-law of Vipula, Dr Pyara and Pradeepika. Remains lie at residence from 7.00 a.m. on Wednesday 14th till 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 15th December. 410/19, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Col. 07. 174064

MULLER – THELMA (nee SPEERING). Beloved wife of Sergius (deceased), dearest mother of Ashmo, Yvonne (Germany), Marian (Germany), Anthony, Stephen (Australia), darling Nana of Ashley (Korea), Buddhika, Jerome, Nilantha, Anesly, Germaine (Australia), Sachini (Australia), Damiane (Australia), beloved mother-in-law of Leela, Yogan (Germany), Herbet (Germany), Pathma, Rohini (Australia), passed away peacefully. Remains will be lying at 334, Rakkandaluwatte, Dalugama from Wednesday 14th December. Funeral on 16th December at Borella Kanatte at 4.00 p.m. 0771418805, 077653704. 174035

PIETERSZ – CLINTON LAWRENCE. Dearly beloved husband of Christine, loving father of Jackie, Melissa and Tina, father-in-law of (Shenal), grandfather of Michelle, son of late Justin and Myrtle Pietersz, brother of Elvina, Leonie (Australia), Carmen, Maxwell, Dawn, Lorraine (deceased), Aloma, Trevin (Australia) and Marlon. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 15th December at 3.30 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery (R.C. Section), Borella. 174496

SILVA – GAMINI (Katana) – Beloved husband of Greta (Tony), loving father of Ravi, Sampath (UK) and Ruveni, father-in-law of Wasana, Daniela and Suranga (Loadstar), grandfather of Roshan, Nashali, Shennaya and baby Alleyana, brother of Kanthi, Leanage and Ranjani Nanayakkara (UK). Cortege leaves residence No. 418/1, St. Rita Road, Daluwakotuwa, Kochchikade at 3 p.m. on Thursday, 15th December for burial at the Halpe (Katana) Cemetery thereafter. 174255

——————————————————————————————————

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 –

ABEYWICKRAMA – DON UPALI – Husband of Indra Weragala, beloved father of Kanchana and Anuradha, father-in-law of Thilini and grandfather of Theon. Remains lie at No. 698, Mankada Road, Kadawatha. Cortege leaves the residence (698, Mankada Road, Kadawatha) at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 14th December for Cremation at the Nelligahawatta Cemetery, Makola. 174033

ARYASINHA – DULCIE – (Retired Teacher, Clifton Balika Vidyalaya). Beloved wife of late S.D. Lionel (Meteorological Dept), loving mother of Ravinatha (Ambassador – Geneva) and Saumya (HNB), mother-in-law of Nirmala, sister of Dr. Kingsley Ranasinha and late Dr. Hilda Jayawardene, sister-in-law of Surangani and late Dr. Cleobis, grandmother of Rahul, Kithmina (IPS), Abishek and Aarthi, grandmother-in-law of Nisha, great grandmother of Haridra and Yadav. Cortege leaves residence at 3.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 14th December for cremation at the Geneal Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella at 5 p.m. No flowers by request. 49, 1st Cross street, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 173983

DISSANAYAKE – VIJAYALAKSHMI ANOMA. Wife of Kithsiri Dissanayake, loving mother of Asanka (Perth, Australia) and Dilshani, mother-in-law of Saradha and Danuksha and loving sister of Menaka. Cortege leaves residence 84/1, Jammugasmulla Road, Nugegoda at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 14th December for cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery. 173995

EDIRISOORIYA D.W. – Attorney-at-Law, Retired Commissioner of Revenue and Motor Traffic, Retired Accountant, National Housing Authority, Eastern Province, Retired R/Assistant Superintendent of Police, loving son of late, Sydney Wickrama Edirisooriya (Proctor, Tangalle and late Mrs Maglin Edirisooriya, loving son-in-law of late Ariyadasa Nilaweera (Leading Businessman, Trincomalee) and late Mrs Nanda Nilaweera, beloved husband of Sandhya Nilaweera, everloving father of Dhanushi (Commercial Bank of Dubai, Abu Dhabi) and father-in-law of Shamaindra Pinidiya (Ceylon Tobacco Company), loving brother of late Mohan Edirisooriya (Private Secretary of late Hon. Minister Montague Jayawickrama, G.W. Edirisooriya (Retired Appeal Court Judge), Ranjith Edirisooriya (Retired NSB), late Hemamali and Manel Edirisooriya (Retired Teacher). Ramains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cremation – Wednesday 14th of December 2016 at 5.30 p.m. General Cemetery (Kanaththa), Borella. 1F/21, National Housing Scheme, Mattegoda. Telephone Number : 0769276005 / 0714929658. 174061

Eng. RANAWEERA – K.A.H. Former Secretary to State Ministry of Housing, Director General CEA, Director – Ministry of Housing, Dy. Director – UDA – Dy. Chairman – Water Board, passed away. Funeral is on 16.12.2016 at Aukland, New Zealand. Samadara – Wife, Ruwani – Daughter, Samita – Son. Email : samidinu@xtra.co.nz 174053

FERNANDO – LEONARD BONIFACE. Dearly beloved husband of late Kusum, father of Pushpa, Kumudini, Dr Jerard and Jude, father-in-law of Vipula, Dr Pyara and Pradeepika. Remains lie at residence from 7.00 a.m. on Wednesday 14th till 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 15th December. 410/19, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Col. 07. 174063

MULLER – THELMA (nee SPEERING). Beloved wife of Sergius (deceased), dearest mother of Ashmo, Yvonne (Germany), Marian (Germany), Anthony, Stephen (Australia), darling Nana of Ashley (Korea), Buddhika, Jerome, Nilantha, Anesly, Germaine (Australia), Sachini (Australia), Damiane (Australia), beloved mother-in-law of Leela, Yogan (Germany), Herbet (Germany), Pathma, Rohini (Australia), passed away peacefully. Remains will be lying at 334, Rakkandaluwatte, Dalugama from Wednesday 14th December. Funeral on 16th December at Borella Kanatte at 4.00 p.m. 0771418805, 077653704. 174035

PIETERSZ – CLINTON LAWRENCE. Dearly beloved husband of Christine, loving father of Jackie, Melissa and Tina, father-in-law of (Shenal), grandfather of Michelle, son of late Justin and Myrtle Pietersz, brother of Elvina, Leonie (Australia), Carmen, Maxwell, Lorraine (deceased), Aloma, Trevin (Australia) and Marlon. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour on Thursday 15th December at 4.30 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery (R.C. Section), Borella. 174010

RAJAH – ESTHER (nee GNANASIGAMANI). Beloved wife of Pastor Navaratnam Rajah (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre), Kapuwatte, Ja-Ela (Ex Lake House Enlgish Lino Dept.), daughter of late Mr. & Mrs. G.G. Mani, loving mother of Ashanthi (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre), Dilakshi, Nilakshi (S-Lon Lanka), mother-in-law of Pastor Shehan Pereira (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre), Dushanthan Joseph (Maldives), Dhananjana A. De Mel (IBM Sri Lanka), sister of Benjamin, Solomon and Mano & late Daniel, sister-in-law of Jeewa, Rathnajothie, Ravi, Ira, Shamala, Kingsley, Shiromi, Indira & Seetha, grandmother of Dishaya, Aaron, Diyasha, Atarah, Donna and Baby Diyanah. Cortege leaves residence on 14th Wednesday at 2.30 p.m. for funeral service at (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre) Kapuwatte, Ja-Ela. Burial will take place 4 p.m. at Kapuwatte Junction, General Cemetery. Residence: 153/3, Kalaeliya Road, Kapuwatta, Ja-Ela. Tel. +94112240298. 174005

SARAVANAMUTTU – JOHN SUNDRARAJ (Former Air Ceylon) Passed away, Son of late Dr. E.T. Saravanamuttu and late Lily Saravanamuttu, beloved husband of Thevi (retired teacher Chavakachcheri), loving father of Kamini (Ex. Srilankan Airlines), Shamini (Capital Maharajas), father-in-law of Isack Solomons (Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC), loving grandfather of Shannel, brother of late Rasa, late Indrani, Nalliah, Lani Maylott and Mallikai Chinnakone. Funeral service to be held at 2.00 p.m. at 47/6, Keells Houses, Station Road, Hunupitiya, Wattala on Wednesday 14th December 2016. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. for burial at St. Anne’s Cemetery, Wattala. Contact: 011-2930177 174018

WEERASINGHE – PATHUM. Loving son of Pearly Weerasinghe, brother of Shiyani and Sujeema, expired in Australia. Funeral will take place on 17th December at 1.00 p.m. at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Australia. Church address No. 408, Camp Road, Broadmeadows VIC 3047. A mass will be offered at 5.00 p.m. on 17th Saturday at Fatima Church, Maradana. Relations and friends please accept this intimation. Informed by – Violet Perera, Consy Perera and Dulcie Perera. 0777510634, 0757750775. 172088

WIJAYAPALA – MRS THILAKA HEMAMALI – Beloved wife of the late Dharmasiri Perera (Jayantha), loving mother of Deshani Perera and Nishadi Perera, mother-in-law of Ranjan Fernando and Rajitha Perera, sister of Ashoka, Gamini, Lakshman Sarath, Prabha, Shamali. The remains lie at No. 110/45, “Kingston Villa”, 1st Lane, Kandy Road, Kelaniya (Near Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha, Wedamulla). Cremation on Wednesday 14th December 2016 at 4.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Borella. 174045

————————————————————————————————

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 –

ABEYWICKRAMA – DON UPALI – Husband of Indra Weragala, beloved father of Kanchana and Anuradha, father-in-law of Thilini and grandfather of Theon. Remains lie at No. 698, Mankada Road, Kadawatha. Cortege leaves the residence (698, Mankada Road, Kadawatha) at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 14th December for Cremation at the Nelligahawatta Cemetery, Makola. 174032

ARYASINHA – DULCIE – (Retired Teacher, Clifton Balika Vidyalaya). Beloved wife of late S.D. Lionel (Meteorological Dept), loving mother of Ravinatha (Ambassador – Geneva) and Saumya (HNB), mother-in-law of Nirmala, sister of Dr. Kingsley Ranasinha and late Dr. Hilda Jayawardene, sister-in-law of Surangani and late Dr. Cleobis, grandmother of Rahul, Kithmina (IPS), Abishek and Aarthi, grandmother-in-law of Nisha, great grandmother of Haridra and Yadav. Cortege leaves residence at 3.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 14th December for cremation at the Geneal Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella at 5 p.m. No flowers by request. 49, 1st Cross street, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 173983

DE MEL – MANEL FELICIA – Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved eldest daughter of late Dorothy and Ernie De Mel, sister of Mallika, Sarath, Elmo and Shirani, brother-in-law of Sarath Vas, Shiela and Jayalath Peiris, Loku Amma of Radeeka & Chrishan, Randesh & Dilu, Shashika & Inoka, Rashika & Manoj, Dushan & Sajeevani, Loku Achchie of darling Chrishelle, Reyon, Radishka and Serushi. Cortege leaves No. 18, Lady Evelyn De Soysa Road, Idama, Moratuwa at 4.30 p.m. for service and burial, Holy Emmanuel Church on Wednesday 14th December at 5.00 p.m. 174030

DISSANAYAKE – VIJAYALAKSHMI ANOMA. Wife of Kithsiri Dissanayake, loving mother of Asanka (Perth, Australia) and Dilshani, mother-in-law of Saradha and Danuksha and loving sister of Menaka. Cortege leaves residence 84/1, Jammugasmulla Road, Nugegoda at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 14th December for cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery. 173995

MULLER – THELMA (nee SPEERING). Beloved wife of Sergius (deceased), dearest mother of Ashmo, Yvonne (Germany), Marian (Germany), Anthony, Stephen (Australia), darling Nana of Ashley (Korea), Buddhika, Jerome, Nilantha, Anesly, Germaine (Australia), Sachini (Australia), Damiane (Australia), mother-in-law of Leela, Yogan (Germany), Herbet (Germany), Pathma & Rohini (Australia), passed away peacefully. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 173996

NAGENDRAN – WIJESWARI. Beloved wife of late P. Nagendran, loving mother of Sukumar and Anne, grandmother to Sanjay, Amit and Arjun, sister of Sundari and late Thaneswari and a daughter of the late Dr. Saga Tyagaraja and Baleswari, passed away on Saturday. Viewing will be held on Tuesday 13th December 2016 from 9.00 a.m. at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cremation at 12 noon at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella on the same day.174011

PERERA – AILEEN GLADYS – Daughter of the late Dixon and Annie Attygalle of Ratnapura, relict of the late Mervyn C. Perera (Martinus C. Perera & Son (Pvt) Ltd., Colombo 2, loving mother of Nilika and Nalinda (Martinus C. Perera & Son (Pvt) Ltd., mother-in-law of Anil Panagoda and Kareema (Flori), loving grandmother of Shamaal, Shamilka, Mahen (Aitken Spence PLC), Elmira and Baby Thahara, loving sister of Sita, late Dagmar, late Charmaine, late Chitra (Bella), late Gamini and Manel. Cremation on Tuesday the 13th Dec. at General Cemetery Kanatte. For further details please contact 0718124434 or 0766964441. 174034

PIETERSZ – CLINTON LAWRENCE. Dearly beloved husband of Christine, loving father of Jackie, Melissa and Tina, son-in-law of Shenal, grand-daughter of Michelle, brother of Elvina, Leonre (Australia), Carmen, Maxwell, Lorraine (deceased), Aloma, Trevin (Australia) and Marlon. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 15th December at 4.30 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella (Born – May 11th, 1945 – Departed – December 11th 2016). 174010

RAJAH – ESTHER (nee GNANASIGAMANI). Beloved wife of Pastor Navaratnam Rajah (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre), Kapuwatte, Ja-Ela (Ex Lake House Enlgish Lino Dept.), daughter of late Mr. & Mrs. G.G. Mani, loving mother of Ashanthi (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre), Dilakshi, Nilakshi (S-Lon Lanka), mother-in-law of Pastor Shehan Pereira (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre), Dushanthan Joseph (Maldives), Dhananjana A. De Mel (IBM Sri Lanka), sister of Benjamin, Solomon and Mano & late Daniel, sister-in-law of Jeewa, Rathnajothie, Ravi, Ira, Shamala, Kingsley, Shiromi, Indira & Seetha, grandmother of Dishaya, Aaron, Diyasha, Atarah, Donna and Baby Diyanah. Cortege leaves residence on 14th Wednesday at 2.30 p.m. for funeral service at (Assembly of God – Calvary Centre) Kapuwatte, Ja-Ela. Burial will take place 4 p.m. at Kapuwatte Junction, General Cemetery. Residence: 153/3, Kalaeliya Road, Kapuwatta, Ja-Ela. Tel. +94112240298. 174005.

————————————————————————————————————

Monday, December 12, 2016

AKMEEMANA – WIJENDRA SRIYANI – Wife of late Piyadasa, beloved mother of Hemantha, Shiyamale, Thishan & Chaminda, mother-in-law of Minoli, Anura (late), Hemamali and Priyadharshini, grandmother of Anitra, Anneli, Senura, Seniya, Naveen, Ashen, Ranul & Vinuki. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 12th December for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m. 173982

ARYASINHA – DULCIE – (Retired Teacher, Clifton Balika Vidyalaya). Beloved wife of late S.D. Lionel (Meteorological Dept), loving mother of Ravinatha (Ambassador – Geneva) and Saumya (HNB), mother-in-law of Nirmala, sister of Dr. Kingsley Ranasinha and late Dr. Hilda Jayawardene, sister-in-law of Surangani and late Dr. Cleobis, grandmother of Rahul, Kithmina (IPS), Abishek and Aarthi, grandmother-in-law of Nisha, great grandmother of Haridra and Yadav. Cortege leaves residence at 3.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 14th December for cremation at the Geneal Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella at 5 p.m. No flowers by request.49, 1st Cross street, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 173983

JOSEPH – MARY NESAM – Beloved wife of the late C.M. Joseph, loving sister of Joe Edward, Christabell Emmanual and Ranjan Edward, loving mother of Bernadette, Bernard, Benedicta, Bede and Benita, mother-in-law of Pathinather, Vanathi, Deni Jenniffer and Michael, passed away peacefully on the 8th of December 2016 in Toronto, Canada. Contact: Bernadette Pathinather on 905 794 4739 and/or Bernard Joseph at 416 727 5904. 173840

PIERES – MRS XENIA – Dearly beloved wife of late Leslie, precious mother of Lester, Charmaine, Jennifer and Christopher, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 11th and 12th December 2016. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (RC) Section on 12th December at 4.30 p.m. 173955

SILVA – GRACE – Beloved wife of late George Silva, loving mother and mother-in-law of Nihal and Yasmin, Nilani and Jayantha, Nirupa and Prasanna, Rohan and Luanna, Roshan and Shiromi, precious grandmother of Nishi and Asitha, Nadi and Gayan, Manuja, Manisha, Shanika, Nashali, Ashenka, Shoshanna, Ashera and Elisha, beloved great grandmother of Aanya and JJ. A private funeral was held on Sunday 11th December. 173978

SRISKANDARAJAH – SASHIKALA. Safe in the arms of Jesus on the 10th of December, 2016. Loving wife of Rev. Sriskandarajah, loving mother of John Sailesh, Aaron Kane and Timothy Dwain, daughter of late Gnana Subramaniam and Vasanthradevi, sister of Mahaluxmi, Suthamathy, Vatsala Sharmila Geetha and Muruguvel, daughter-in-law of late Sinnathurai Kandasamy and Winy Freeda, sister-in-law of Chandrakumar, late Sritharan, Benedict, Jebamohan, Sripathmarajah, Sripriyarajah and Sanjeewan, Hasanthi, Thushari, Ajantha and Shamini Jeyakumari, aunty of Shamini, Jeba Keshini, Ashvini, Kishani, Gration, Elakiyan, Caviyan, Athiyan, Jehan Rahul and Dilakshan Rehan, mother-in-law of Satheesan Nadarajah and grandmother of Siddarth Abimayu. Her remains will lie at A.F. Raymond, Borella on the 11th December 2016 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and thereafter will be brought to the Colombo Gospel Tabernacle, No. 80, Manning Place, Colombo 6, on the 12th of December 2016 at 9 a.m. Farewell Service at 3 p.m. Cortege leaves Church for burial at Galkissa Cemetery.173981

———————————————————————————————————–

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11,2016.

AKMEEMANA – WIJENDRA SRIYANI – Wife of late Piyadasa, beloved mother of Hemantha, Shiyamale, Thishan & Chaminda, mother-in-law of Minoli, Anura (late), Hemamali and Priyadharshini, grandmother of Anitra, Anneli, Senura, Seniya, Naveen, Ashen, Ranul & Vinuki. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 12th December for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m. 173979

JAYASOORIYA – TERRENCE. The death is announced of TERRENCE JAYASOORIYA. Dearly beloved husband of Leela (nee Makalanda), loving father of Roshani and Nishantha (Shaw Wallace / Rich Life), father-in-law of Sisira (Ceyline Shipping) and Suranjie, loving grandfather of Heshan, brother of Eva, brother-in-law of Donavan Jayamanne, Bubsy and late Chandra Coomasaru, Indrani and Senaka Jayatilake, Mislin and late Julias Premalal. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymonds from 8.00 a.m. on Saturday the 10th of December till 3.00 p.m. on Sunday the 11th December. The burial takes place Galkissa General Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section) at 5 p.m. on 10th Sunday December 2016. 173823

JOSEPH – MARY NESAM – Beloved wife of the late C.M. Joseph, loving sister of Joe Edward, Christabell Emmanual and Ranjan Edward, loving mother of Bernadette, Bernard, Benedicta, Bede and Benita, mother-in-law of Pathinather, Vanathi, Deni Jenniffer and Michael, passed away peacefully on the 8th of December 2016 in Toronto, Canada. Contact: Bernadette Pathinather at 905 794 4739 and/or Bernard Joseph at 416 727 5904. 173835

KASTHURIRATHNA – K.A.P. – (Licensed Surveyor). Husband of Chandrika, beloved father of Nilantha, Nadun and Nuwan in Australia, passed away on 11th December. Remains lie at No. 08, Court Lane, Gampaha. 0332222053. 173828

PERERA – DALUWATTAGE DAYA – Dearly beloved wife of late A.G.W. Perera, loving mother of Dr. Unil Perera (Professor of Physics, Georgia State University, USA) and Krishanthi Karawita, mother-in-law of Dr. Srima Perera (USA) and U.J. Karawita (Nalanda College, Colombo) and grandmother of Nuwan (University of Pittsburg, USA), Nirosha (Stanford University, USA) and Isurika (Anula Vidyalaya, Nugegoda), sister of late D. Buddhadasa. Remains will lie at residence 11/2, Kawdana, Attidiya Road, Dehiwala. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday the 11th at 4.00 p.m. Cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 173820

PIERES – MRS XENIA – Dearly beloved wife of late Leslie, precious mother of Lester, Charmaine, Jennifer and Christopher, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 11th and 12th December 2016. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (RC) Section on 12th December at 4.30 p.m. 173952

RAJESWARAN – RANJIT – Attorney-at-Law of 11/1, Deanston Place, Colombo 3. Son of late Chellappah and Rasamalar, husband of Thivyaranjani, beloved father of Merja, father-in-law of Dr. Saibal, brother of Sarojini (Canada), Chandraleka (UK) and Sri Ranga (Canada), reached the lotus feet of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba on 6th December 2016. Remains will be kept for viewing at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Saturday 10th December from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday 11th December from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and thereafter will be removed for cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte. 172434

SRISKANDARAJAH – SASHIKALA. Safe in the arms of Jesus on the 10th of December, 2016. Loving wife of Rev. Sriskandarajah, loving mother of John Sailesh, Aaron Kane and Timothy Dwain, daughter of late Gnana Subramaniam and Vasanthradevi, sister of Mahaluxmi, Suthamathy, Vatsala Sharmila Geetha and Muruguvel, daughter-in-law of late Sinnathurai Kandasamy and Winy Freeda, sister-in-law of Chandrakumar, late Sritharan, Benedict, Jebamohan, Sripathmarajah, Sripriyarajah and Sanjeewan, Hasanthi, Thushari, Ajantha and Shamini Jeyakumari, aunty of Shamini, Jeba Keshini, Ashvini, Kishani, Gration, Elakiyan, Caviyan, Athiyan, Jehan Rahul and Dilakshan Rehan, mother-in-law of Satheesan Nadarajah and grandmother of Siddarth Abimayu. Her remains will lie at A.F. Raymond, Borella on the 11th December 2016 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and thereafter will be brought to the Colombo Gospel Tabernacle, No. 80, Manning Place, Colombo 6, on the 12th of December 2016 at 9 a.m. Farewell Service at 3 p.m. Cortege leaves Church for burial at Galkissa Cemetery. 173980

WEERASINGHE – PETHUM – Loving son of Pearly Weerasinghe, brother of Shiyani and Sujeema, expired in Australia. Funeral will take place on 17th December at 1.00 p.m. at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Australia. Church Address – No. 408, Camp Road, Broadmeadows Vic 3047. A Mass will be offered at 5.00 p.m. on 17th Saturday at Fatima Church, Maradana. Relations and friends please accept this intimation. Informed by – Violet Perera, Consy Perera and Dulcie Perera. 0777510634, 0757750775. 172083

WIJESINGHE – Mrs. GLADYS HENRIETTA nee DE SILVA WIJEWICKREMA GOONEWARDENA. – Wife of late Tyrell, beloved mother of Lilamani, Chandrani, Premalal and late Seneka, mother-in-law of John Jayaweera, Champika and Dushyanthi, everloving grandmother of Jayanjali, Mithila, Natalie and Premuk, sister of late Shelton, Hazel and Irene. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. for cremation at Kalutara North Crematorium on 11.12.2016. 173892

____________________________________________________________

Saturday, December 10, 2016 –

DENLOW – MICHAEL – 16.05.49 – 02.12.2016. Late of Ryde NSW Australia, formerly of Kandy, Sri Lanka. Much loved husband of Sandra, father of Gregory and Bradley and brother of Pamela, James and Rosealys. Always in our hearts. 173529

GOMEZ – XAVIER VINCENT. Beloved husband of the late Josephine, father of Vasantha & Audrey, father-in-law of Christine (late) & Benny, grandfather of Annika, Rukshan, Suranee, Sashini, Sean & Doreen, great grandfather of Amelia, called to Eternal Rest. Cortege leaves 506, Aluthmawatha Road, Colombo 15 on 10th December 2016 at 4.00 p.m. for burial at the Madampitiya Cemetery. 173821

JAYASOORIYA – TERRENCE. The death is announced of TERRENCE JAYASOORIYA. Dearly beloved husband of Leela (nee Makalanda), loving father of Roshani and Nishantha (Shaw Wallace / Rich Life), father-in-law of Sisira (Ceyline Shipping) and Suranjie, loving grandfather of Heshan, brother of Eva, brother-in-law of Donavan Jayamanne, Bubsy and late Chandra Coomasaru, Indrani and Senaka Jayatilake, Mislin and late Julias Premalal. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymonds from 8.00 a.m. on Saturday the 10th of December till 3.00 p.m. on Sunday the 11th December. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 173822

PERERA – DALUWATTAGE DAYA – Dearly beloved wife of late A.G.W. Perera, loving mother of Dr. Unil Perera (Professor of Physics, Georgia State University, USA) and Krishanthi Karawita, mother-in-law of Dr. Srima Perera (USA) and U.J. Karawita (Nalanda College, Colombo) and grandmother of Nuwan (University of Pittsburg, USA), Nirosha (Stanford University, USA) and Isurika (Anula Vidyalaya, Nugegoda), sister of late D. Buddhadasa. Remains will lie at residence 11/2, Kawdana, Attidiya Road, Dehiwala. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday the 11th at 4.00 p.m. Cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 173814

PETERSON – BERNADETTE (BERNIE) (Tasty Carterers). Everloving wife of Aubrey, beloved mother of Natalie (ICC), loving mother-in-law of Praveen (Nations Trust Bank PLC), darling grandmother of Shenaya, everloving daughter of the late Leslie & Doreen Shockman, loving daughter-in-law of the late Douglas & Virginia Peterson, beloved sister of Christobel Corea, sisters-in-law brothers-in-law, loving neices & nephews. Cortege leaves residence No. 390, Gothatuwa on Saturday 10th December 2016 at 3.30 p.m. Burial at Kolonnawa Cemetry (RC Section). 173037

RANJIT RAJESWARAN – Attorney-at-Law of 11/1, Deanston Place, Colombo 3. Son of late Chellappah and Rasamalar, husband of Thivyaranjani, beloved father of Merja, father-in-law of Dr. Saibal, brother of Sarojini (Canada), Chandraleka (UK) and Sri Ranga (Canada), reached the lotus feet of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba on 6th December 2016. Remains will be kept for viewing at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Saturday 10th December from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday 11th December from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and thereafter will be removed for cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte. 172439

———————————————————————————————————–

Friday, December 9, 2016

DE SILVA – JOYCE DINISHIA. Dearly beloved wife of the late Terrance De Silva, loving mother of Mystica, Dilhan and Dayan, loving mother-in-law of Varathapalan and Ruwani, darling grandmother of Shehara and Jegan, Shivanthi and Emmanuel, Shivan, Avinash and Anushka and great grandmother of Tia and Yanik. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Friday, 09th December 2016 at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte at 5.00 p.m. 172299

RANJIT RAJESWARAN – Attorney-at-Law of 11/1, Deanston Place, Colombo 3. Son of late Chellappah and Rasamalar, husband of Thivyaranjani, beloved father of Merja, father-in-law of Dr. Saibal, brother of Sarojini (Canada), Chandraleka (UK) and Sri Ranga (Canada), reached the lotus feet of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba on 6th December 2016. Remains will be kept for viewing at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Saturday 10th December from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday 11th December from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and thereafter will be removed for cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte. 172439

SILVA – ROMESH (Nations Trust Bank, Nawam Mawatha), dearly beloved son of Parakrama and Bernadine, darling brother of Shanika, brother-in-law of Indika and uncle of Baby Sithu, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 10th December for burial at St. Anthony’s Church, Kirimatiyagara at 4 p.m.

EDWARDS – MERVYN Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Irene, loving father of Deadry, father-in-law of Spencer Poulier, grandfather of Ryan, brother of late Doris and Daphne and of Earl (Australia), late Godfrey and of Fortune, Royston (Australia) and Penelope, brother-in-law of Dolly (Australia), late Jerry and of Sheila, Sherine (Australia) and late Margie Fernandes (India). Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour at 5 p.m. on 9th December for burial at General Cemetery, Borella, Anglican Section. 172693

___________________________________________________________

Thursday, December 8, 2016 – 

DE MEL – LALITH. Beloved husband of Roshni, father of Nirosh and Tarni, father-in-law of Shanon and Dinesh, grandfather of Ahalya, Aakash and Aadam, brother of Minoli Weeraman and brother-in-law of Sena Weeraman. Remains lie at residence, 39, Flower Road, Colombo 00700. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 8th December at 4.30 p.m. for burial at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section). 171533

FERNANDO – UPATISSA Beloved husband of Trin Silva, loving father of Indika Roshan, Nuwan, father-in-law of Shanika, Ruwangi, grandfather of Methika and Sithuka, expired. Cortege leaves residence No.23, Jaya Mawatha, Wattalpola, Panadura on 8th Thursday at 2.30 p.m. to General Cemetery Gorakana. 171462

FOULSTONE – COREEN MRS. Beloved wife of late Teddy, dearest mother of Russel, Lorette, Marina and Trisette, loving mother-in-law of Rohan, Benny, Jerry and Aleli, much treasured grandmother of Gavin, Thushan, Fallon, Tashya, Shawn, Anna, Sherwal, Thishane, Vanessa, Gia and Stephanie, darling great-grandmother of Payton, Alyessa and Liam, loved sister of Mertyl, Rosemary (deceased), Donald (deceased) and Greeta, sister-in-law of Rex (Australia) and the late Neville, Earl, Neil, Merrill and Maxie. Cortege leaves residence – 34/3, Premananda Mawatha, Mathumagala, Ragama on Thursday 08th at 3.30 p.m. for burial at 4.30 p.m. at Madampitiya Catholic Cemetery. 171146

MADAWALA LIYANAGE FRANCIS PERERA – retired (Ceylon Cold Stores). Beloved husband of late Mary Margret (retired School Teacher), loving father of Titus (Co-operative Insurance Manager – Metro Branch) and Pearl Leema, loving father-in-law of Lalitha and Jude Chemillus (Maliban Biscuits), beloved brother of Madawala Liyanage Anjaline, Josephine Mary, Patrica and (late) Martha, Emelin, Rev. St Mary Florentina, Juwan, Theresa, Vinnie, expired. Cortege leaves 270/A, Batuwatta, Ragama on Thursday 8th December 2016 at 4 p.m. for burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery Bollatha. 171350

NAVARANEE SHANMUGARATNAM. Wife of the late K. Shanmugaratnam of Puloly, Point Pedro, daughter of late P. Navaratnarajah Q.C. and late Sundharanayaki, mother of Kalyani, late Rathika, late Manjula, sister of Lalitharanee, Manohari, sister-in-law of late N. Pararajasingham, K. Shanmuganathan, mother-in-law of Dr. M. Sadananthan, R. Alvapillai, grandmother of Shivanthi, Krishanthi, Janani, Ramanan, passed away on Monday 5th Dec. 2016. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on Thursday (08.12.2016) from 8.30 a.m. and cortege leaves at 1.30 p.m. for cremation at 2 p.m. on the same day. (Foreign papers please copy). Kalyani, No. 181/1, 6/4, W.A. Silva Mawatha, Colombo 06. Phone 0769147972, 0112367210. 171544

PERERA – JAYANTHA ‘At Rest with Jesus’. Beloved husband of late Isabelle, loving father of Jagath (Sri Lankan Airlines) and Savithri Jayatunga (Nestle), father-in-law of Minoli (ex HSBC) and Paul Jayatunge (Jayatunge Brothers), fond grandfather of Ashwini, Teruni, Avishka, Pramuk and Sheruni. Remains lie at 5/1, 4th Lane, Uyana, Lunawa, Moratuwa. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. for service at Methodist Church Uyana at 2.45 pm and cremation at General Cemetery Moratuwa (Holy Emmanuel) at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 8th December 2016. No flowers by request. 171370

SAMUEL – GEORGE WILLIAM. Husband of the late Nobel, father of Mahen (decd.), Rajen and Sharmini, father-in-law of Algerine and Lawrian, grandfather of Andrew, Sean, Stefan and Natalie, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Thursday 08th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Jawatte General Cemetery (Anglican Section). 171534

SILVA – ROMESH (Nations Trust Bank, Nawam Mawatha), dearly beloved son of Parakrama and Bernadine, darling brother of Shanika, brother-in-law of Indika and uncle of Baby Sithu, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 10th December for burial at St. Anthony’s Church, Kirimatiyagara at 4 p.m.

___________________________________________________________

Wednesday, December 7, 2016.

ANANDAPPA – RIENZIE Beloved husband of Anoma, loving father of Leisha and Delon, father-in-law of Ryan Ferdinando, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday 7th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Catholic Section). 170733

DE MEL – SYLVIA. At rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Edward and precious mother of Erantha and Nilwala, Eswarlal and Darshani, Emalshini and Purna, adored grandmother of Eshan, Niran and Nilakshi, Erangi and Eshalini and Priyesh, sister of late Harrison and of Willet. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday the 07th December at 4.15 p.m. for service and interment at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa. 28/15, Charles Place, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa. 170944

FOULSTONE – COREEN MRS. Beloved wife of late Teddy, dearest mother of Russel, Lorette, Marina and Trisette, loving mother-in-law of Rohan, Benny, Jerry and Aleli, much treasured grandmother of Gavin, Thushan, Fallon, Tashya, Shawn, Anna, Sherwal, Thishane, Vanessa, Gia and Stephanie, darling great-grandmother of Payton, Alyessa and Liam, loved sister of Mertyl, Rosemary (deceased), Donald (deceased) and Greeta, sister-in-law of Rex (Australia) and the late Neville, Earl, Neil, Merrill and Maxie. Cortege leaves residence – 34/3, Premananda Mawatha, Mathumagala, Ragama on Thursday 08th at 3.30 p.m. for burial at 4.30 p.m. at Madampitiya Catholic Cemetery.171145

GAMMAMPILA – JANE MARGRET (nee WICKRAMATILLAKE). Wife of the late J.A. Gammampila of Andugoda, Dikkumbura, Ahangama, mother of Lionel, Nanda, late Jayatissa, Walter, Chitra, Kamal, Ranee, Lakshmi and Sarath, mother-in-law of late Olga, Swarna, Karuna, Ramani, late Padma Gunasekara, Dharma, Nihal Gunasekara, Ravin Ginige and Hilary. Remains lie at 49/37, Nagahamulla Road, Pelawatta, Battaramulla. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday 7th December for cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatta at 3.30 p.m. 170942

JAYASURIYA – M.H.F. (HIRAN). Professor. Dearly beloved husband of Yasoma, precious father of Dasarath, Janaka & Arundathi, loving father-in-law of Niranjali and Marja, darling grandfather of Vidura, Manjula, Avanthi & Rohitha, dearest great grandfather of Kanishka. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on Wedenesday 7th December for cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. No. 8, Kawdana Gardens, Dehiwala. 170609

NUGARA CHRISTENE (nee SENN). Beloved wife of late Norman, loving mother of Warren & Tania, father-in-law of Rozette & Chryshan, much loved grandmother of Darren (Australia) & Tamasha. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3 p.m. for burial at St. Anne’s Burial Grounds, Wattala at 4 p.m. (Australian Papers, please copy). 170934

SENEVIRATNE – MRS. SWARNA (nee ATUKORALE). Loving wife of late K.E. Seneviratne (former Crown Proctor of Ratnapura), loving mother of Lalini Seneviratne, Prof. Rohini Seneviratne, late Hemali Weragama, Dr. Nirmali Gunawardane, Ranjith Seneviratne (Attorney-at-Law), Ashok Seneviratne and Prof. Jayamini Seneviratne (Lady Ridgeway Hospital), mother-in-law of Asoka Seneviratne, late Senaka Weragama, Prof. Kapila Gunawardhana, Prasangani Seneviratne (Attorney-at-Law), Keshini Seneviratne and Dr. Renuka Seneviratne, loving grandmother of Chathurinda, Kushlan, Ruwanithi, Himadri, Ruwanika, Harshula, Rajishtha, Samodha, Charinda, Sachith, Arosha, Isira, Sashitha and Gayangi, great grandmother of Akayane, Vivanya, Vihara, Nikila and Sayara. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on 7th December, from No. 220, Pothgul Vihara Mawatha, Ratnapura for cremation at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Ratnapura. No flowers by request. 170941

——————————————————————————————————-

Tuesday, December 6, 2016)

ANANDAPPA – RIENZIE Beloved husband of Anoma, loving father of Leisha and Delon, father-in-law of Ryan Ferdinando, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday 7th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Catholic Section). 170733

DE SARAM – AMARA (retired teacher Isipathana College, Colombo) Beloved sister of late Nalin, Chandra Sarojini and Gamini, sister-in-law of Violet and late Lionel Samarakkody, expired. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt Lavinia at 4.15 p.m. for Cremation at Mt Lavinia Cemetery at 5.00 pm. 170468DE SILVA – MISS CHAYA (Civil Engineer, State Engineering Corporation). Beloved daughter of N.S. de Silva (Retired Teacher, Ananda Vidyalaya, Elpitiya), (Mrs.) H.S. de Zoysa (Retired Teacher, Ananda Vidyalaya) and loving sister of Vishva, expired. Cremation at 4.00 p.m. on 07th (Wednesday) at Elpitiya Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at Pubudu Mawatha, Pituwala Road, Elpitiya at 3.00 p.m. 170659

JAYASURIYA – M.H.F. (HIRAN). Professor. Dearly beloved husband of Yasoma, precious father of Dasarath, Janaka & Arundathi, loving father-in-law of Niranjali and Marja, darling grandfather of Vidura, Manjula, Avanthi & Rohitha, dearest great grandfather of Kanishka. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on Wedenesday 7th December for cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. No. 8, Kawdana Gardens, Dehiwala. 170609

GURUGE – RANJITH TALPE – Loving husband of Dr Kalyani Guruge, father of Vajin, Dr Sahan and Priyanwada. Funeral will take place at 2.00 p.m. on Tuesday, 6th December at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 1.15 p.m. 27/1, Indrajothi Road, Ratmalana. 170470

NUGARA – CHRISTENE (nee SENN). Beloved wife of late Norman, loving mother of Warren & Tania, father-in-law of Rozette & Chryshan, much loved grandmother of Darren (Australia) & Tamasha. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Parlour at 3 p.m. Burial at St. Annes Burial Grounds, Wattala at 4 p.m. (Australian Papers please copy). 170766

SOLANGAARACHCHI – CHRISTOBELE. Loving wife of late Dr. Milton Solangaarachchi, mother of Arjuna (U.S.A.), Nirosha (U.S.A.) & Nishani (Aus.), mother-in-law of Lakmali (U.S.A.), Menik & Thilak (Aus.), grandmother of Nethmi, Bethani, Therun, Onesha, Tharusha, Thenil & Thenuk, loving sister of Chandra, Ranjini (Aus.), Nirmalee (Aus.), late Ivan, sister-in-law of Neeliya, Lalith (Aus.), Kanthi, Charles (Aus.), Fatima, Wilfred, Dunstan & late Princy, passed away. Cortege leaves residence at ‘Salbinee’, 173B, Ganemulla Road, Hapugoda, Kandana, on 6th December 2016 at 3.30 p.m. 170665

WIJETUNGE UKWATTEGE RUPARATHNE Loving husband of Lalitha, darling father of Ruhansa. Proprietor of Ruparatne Wijetunge Opticians. Former Director of Education Sri Lanka Optometrist Association. Inaugural Director of Multi Finance and Sinhala Welenda Peramuna. Cortege leaves residence 490, Peradeniya Road, Kandy at 2.00 pm on the 7th of December for cremation at Mahaiyawa .170614

————————————————————————————————-

Monday, December 5, 2016 –

DE SARAM – AMARA (retired teacher Isipathana College, Colombo) Beloved sister of late Nalin, Chandra Sarojini and Gamini, sister-in-law of Violet and late Lionel Samarakkody, expired. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt Lavinia at 4.15 p.m. for Cremation at Mt Lavinia Cemetery at 5.00 pm. 170468

KARUNASEKARA – PRIMAL (Attorney-at-Law) – Beloved husband of Janaka (Manager, Commercial Bank, Head Office, Colombo), loving father of Nethmi and Vihanga, son of Victor Karunasekara (Retired Teacher, Kottawa Ananda Maha Vidyalaya) and G.N. Premathilaka (Retired Teacher, Magammana Maha Vidyalaya), brother of Sanath (Rebmech Pvt Ltd, Nugegoda), Thilak (Australia), brother-in-law of Janethri and Saumya (Australia), past Pupil of Royal College and University of Colombo, Primal Panduka Karunasekara, expired. Funeral procession leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 5th at Kottawa Cemetery. 117/1, Kottawa Junction. 170467

PERERA – MALINIE – Relict of late F.D.W. Perera, loving mother of Anil, Piyal (Lake House) and Pamitha, mother-in-law of Nirupa, Subodha (Emigration & Immigration), expired. Cremation on 5th December 2016 (Monday) at 3.00 p.m. at Beddagana General Cemetery. Cortege leaves 48/1, Viduruwana Mawatha, Old Kesbewa Road, Nugegoda at 1.30 p.m. 170472

PERERA – MRS. DOROTHY KAMALAM – Mother of Chrysanthi (UK) and mother-in-law of Indika Weerawarna (UK), sister of late Phyllis, late Bernard, late Anton, late Bernadette and Neville, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Service will be held at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 5th December and Burial at 3.45 p.m. at General Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section, Borella. 170473

RANJITH TALPE GURUGE – Loving husband of Dr Kalyani Guruge, father of Vajin, Dr Sahan and Priyanwada. Funeral will take place at 2.00 p.m. on Tuesday, 6th December at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 1.15 p.m. 27/1, Indrajothi Road, Ratmalana. 170470

WANASINGHE VIPULA – Dearly beloved husband of Himashi, much loved father of Enesha and son of late Dr. R. Wanasinghe and Medhavi Wanasinghe & brother of Yoshitha and brother-in-law of Ishan Sithumini and Shiranda. Cortege leaves Mahinda Parlour Mount Lavinia on 5th Monday at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 5 p.m. 170469

————————————————————————————————-

Saturday, December 3, 2016 –

ABEYKOON – UPALI Rtd. Planter- Beloved husband of late Damayanthie loving father of Kawshika (Ceylon Tobacco Co.) and Namith (Continental Insurance) expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 109/4 Lewella Road, Kandy at 3.00pm on Saturday 3rd December. Burial at General Cemetry Mahaiyawa, Kandy. 170077

ABEYSIRIGUNAWARDHANA – AMARA (nee PATHIRANA). Beloved wife of late John Peter Abeysirigunawardhana (Inspector Food and Drug), beloved mother of Piyal (United Pharma), Dr. Baladewa Sandya, Deepika (staff – Wataraka Sobitha M.V), late Dr. Mrs Jilani Indira, mother-in-law of Nishamani, Poornima (Director Southern Provincial Council), Dr. Sunil Ranjith, late Dr. Padmalal Harischandra (ENT Surgeon), expired. Cremation at General Cemetery, Dadalla 4th Sunday at 5.00 p.m. 144, Bope Road, Galle. 169622

BERTUS – L.S. (HERBY) (Retired Police Officer and formerly of Royal Oman Police). Beloved husband of late Angela, much loved father of Ian, Sandra, Elaine, Tony, Jenifer and Kevin, father-in-law of Vyomi, Lanil, Jessie, Phaedra, Walter and Tina, grandfather of Devaka, Yoshini, Dulanga, Jason, Joanne, Amanda, Dylan, Maryann, Mark and Jonathan. Cortege leaves residence, 79/20, Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha, off Pitakande Road, Nittawala, Kandy on Sunday 4th December at 3.00 p.m. for Burial at 4.00 p.m. at Mahaiyawa Cemetery, Kandy. 170388

DE ALWIS – ANIL LAKMINDRA – At Rest with Jesus. dearly beloved husband of Kanthi (nee Perera), precious father of Ashan (SLIIT, Malabe), son of the late Leonard de Alwis and of Sheila of Kerawalapitiya, Hendala, loving brother of Niranjan and Anoja (Sydney, Australia), uncle of Menaka & Sheruni and Danushka (Australia). Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Wattala till 12.00 noon on Sunday, 4th December and thereafter at the Hendala Baptist Church. Funeral service at 3.30 p.m. and burial at the Church Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. 124-5-E1, Sirimangala Road, Makola South. 0112964759, 0772409301. 169464

FERNANDO – DALLAS (Retired Deputy Director of Census & Statistics). Dearly beloved husband of Vivienne, brother of late Brinsley, Glenroy and of Sirilani, brother-in-law of Nalini, Susantha, late Bertram and of Ivy, Shelton and Benita, Manel and Dr Titus, Premanie and Maxie, Bernie and Dr Sriyantha, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 03rd December 2016 at 4 p.m. for Burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte. (Roman Catholic Section). 168869

JOSEPH – (Eventine Hostel Dehiwala) Dollybel (nee BARBER), loving wife of late Derrick, sister & brother-in-law of late Christobel & Joe Rodrigo. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia. Cortege leaves at 1.00 p.m. on 03rd December for Burial at General Cemetery, Borella. Australian & Canadian papers please copy. 48/4, Abeyratne Mawatha, Boralesgamuwa. 011 2516457. 170090

MRS. RANI NANAYAKKARA, Wife of late Mr. Lewis Nanayakkara, at age 72 passed away peacefully after a brief illness on 1st December 2016. Mrs Nanayakkara is survived by her son Sudath and daughters Nishanthi and Ayoni. She also leaves behind her son-in-laws Kamal and Chandana and daughter-in-law Prasaji and numerous loving relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held at 2.00pm at No. 10/1 Pallegunnepana, Gunnepana, Kandy on 4th December (Sunday) 2016, followed by cremation at munugama Crematorium. 169725

PERERA – BOPEARACHCHIGE CHARLES SENERATH – Dearly beloved husband of Trisette, loving father of Marcia and Sharline, father-in-law of Dilan Tissera and Dinush Perera, grandfather of Trinity, Trishi and Trussel, passedaway on 02.12.2016. Cortege leaves residence 42, Negombo Road, Thudella, Ja-ela at 3.30 p.m. for Burial at Kanuwana Cemetery on Sunday the 4th December 2016. Contact : 0771547790 or 0772427591. 170335

SILVA MARY ANNA – Loving daughter of late Mr and Mrs Vincent Silva, loving sister of John (late), Alphage, Aneclitus (late), Malini (late), Leena Winifreda, Josephine, George (Canada), Rexy (Canada), sister-in-law of Yvonne, Malini, Sweenitha, Neville, Gamage, Royce, Shiromi and June. Cortege leaves residence 112, Aniyakande Road, Ragama for Burial at St. Peter and Paul Church, Ragama Burial Grounds at 2.00 p.m. on Saturday 3rd December 2016. 169609

SIVAGNANAM SIVARATHIKAN – Formerly HSBC & PABC. Dearly beloved husband of Srimathy, loving father of Mathusha – Copal Amba & Khavishan – student Lyceum, son of late Mr & late Mrs Sivagnanam, brother of Dr Gayani (Australia), son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Balasubramanium, brother-in-law of Dr Jeyarathan, Vhanmathy, Balendra & Vignendra. Remains will lie at Jeyaratne Parlour Borella from 9.00 a.m. on Sunday 4th Dec. followed by cremation at Borella at 3.00 p.m. at the Hindu Section. Email – mathushasivarathikan@gmail.com. 168616

WEERASINHA – MR AJANTHA (ex Maliban). Son of late Mr S.G. Weerasinha & Mrs Thalatha Weerasinha, son-in-law of Mrs Hemalatha Kodithuwakku, husband of Shiromi (HNB – Security Dept.), father of Kavisha (Quontum) and Kiruli, brother of Lal, Channa (Sri Lankan) and Muditha, expired. Cremation on Saturday 3rd at 3 p.m. at Pannipitiya Crematorium. 150, Perakum Mawatha, Bangalawatte, Kottawa, Pannipitiya. 169104

WICKRAMASURIYA – MRS PREMA – Beloved wife of late Stanley Ediri Wickramasuriya, much loved mother of late Janaka (Australia), Lilan (Australia), Hemal (UK), Kusum, Dilrukshi (UK), Omica (Vietnam), Malik, mother-in-law of Pushpa (Australia), Bimalka (Australia), Kasdara (UK), Dilani, Rohan (UK), Nandana (Vietnam), Ridma. Cortege leaves residence 122/3A, Gangarama Road, Werahera, Boralesgamuwa on 4th Sunday at 2.30 p.m. Cremation at Boralesgamuwa Cemetery. 170390

—————————————————————————————————–

Friday, December 2, 2016 –

ARIYADASA SAMARARATNA – passed away on 29th November 2016 aged 80. Beloved husband, father brother, grandfather and friend. Funeral on Friday 2nd December, Buddhist Ceremony at 9.30 a.m. at the family home. Cremation at 12 noon at New Southgate Cemetery, followed by a wake back at home. Family flowers only please, any other donations in memory to Cancer Research. 168535

FERNANDO – DALLAS (Retired Deputy Director of Census & Statistics). Dearly beloved husband of Vivienne, brother of late Brinsley, Glenroy and of Sirilani, brother-in-law of Nalini, Susantha, late Bertram and of Ivy, Shelton and Benita, Manel and Dr Titus, Premanie and Maxie, Bernie and Dr Sriyantha, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 03rd December 2016 at 4 p.m. for Burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte. (Roman Catholic Section). 168869

MRS. FLORENCE DEVI AMALAJEEWA: Beloved wife of Anthony Amalajeeva and loving daughter of late Sandanam Nadaraj and late Grace entered rest. Testimony Service at the Ceylon Pentecostal Mission, No.11, Rodrigo Place, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15 on Friday the 2nd at 5.00 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday the 03rd at 9.00a.m. Burial Madampitiya Cemetery. 168836

SIVAGNANAM SIVARATHIKAN – Formerly HSBC & PABC. Dearly beloved husband of Srimathy, loving father of Mathusha – copal Amba & Khavishan – student Lyceum, son of late Mr & late Mrs Sivagnanam, sister of Dr Gayani (Australia), son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Balasubramanium, brother-in-law of Dr Jeyarathan, Vhanmathy, Balendra & Vignendra. Remains will lie at Jeyaratne Parlour Borella from 9.00 a.m. on Sunday 4th Dec. followed by cremation at Borella at 3.00 p.m. at the Hindu Section. Email – mathushasivarathikan@gmail.com 168616

WEERASINHA – MR AJANTHA (ex Maliban). Son of late Mr S.G. Weerasinha & Mrs Thalatha Weerasinha, son-in-law of Mrs Hemalatha Kodithuwakku, husband of Shiromi (HNB – Security Dept.), father of Kavisha (Quontum) and Kiruli, brother of Lal, Channa (Sri Lankan) and Muditha, expired. Cremation on Saturday 3rd at 3 p.m. at Pannipitiya Crematorium. 150, Perakum Mawatha, Bangalawatte, Kottawa, Pannipitiya. 169104

WIKRAMANAYAKE – TREVOR (CHIPPY) – Beloved son of late Cyril and Sera Wikramanayake, brother of late Merle Amaratunga, Maureen Rajah and of Marie Wikramanayake, expired. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on 02nd December 2016 from 10.00 a.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery Borella, Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. 169321

————————————————————————————————————

Thursday, December 1, 2016 –

GALAPPATTI – P.S.L. – Former State Minister of Fisheries and Member of Parliament for Devinuwara Electrorate and Matara District. Beloved husband of Pushpa Indrani, loving father of late Sarathchandra Chintha (Australia), Dr Jinendra (Children’s Hospital, Colombo), Sujeewani (Australia), Dr Dimuthuni (Matara Hospital), Ghanendra, Darshani and Rohan, father-in-law of Geethani (St Thomas’ Girls’ High School, Matara), Shantha Ediriwickrema (Australia), Dr Gauri (World Health Organization), Mahinda (Board of Investment, Colombo), Sonali, Priyal Jayawardene (Katuhena Estate, Bulathsinhala), Rasani (Australia), passed away. Funeral will take place at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday the 1st of December at Family Burial Grounds, Pamburana, Matara. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. Abeygunarathne Mawatha, Pamburana, Matara. 167561

MILLEVITHANATCHY – AMARASIRI, Retired Irrigation Engineer, Ex. D.G.M. Water Resources Board. Husband of Padma, father of Imal of Qatar Airways, Imalka and Kasumi (deceased), father-in-law of Lalani and Ajith and grandfather of Ashini, Gayanga and Chamath. Cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery on Thursday 01st December, at 2.00 p.m. Remains will be in Jayaratne Parlour, Kalubowila from 8.30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. 13/A, Laksapathiya Road, Moratuwa. 167501

RANASINGHE – MRS. LUXMI. Beloved wife of late Noel William Ranasinghe, loving mother of Samantha, mother-in-law of Wasanthi, expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 1st December 2016 at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Borella Crematorium at 3.00 p.m. 167974

SHANMUGANATHAN – SIVAMANI, Kurumbasity. Wife of K. Shanmuganathan, beloved mother of Muralitharan, Vasugi, Janaki, Rohini, Dharshini, passed away on 30th November 2016. Remains will be at Mahinda Parlour, Mount Lavinia on 1st December 2016 from 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. Cortege leaves from the Parlour to Mount General Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation. Informant : V. Jegatheesan. 168035

Comments Off on SRI LANKA OBITUARIES – DECEMBER 2016

Tags:

Obituaries: October 31 (Monday)

Posted on 31 October 2016 by admin

ARIYAPPERUMA – FLORENCE IRANGANIE (Nee GUNASEKARA). ‘At rest with Jesus’. Dearly beloved wife of the late Brigadier Ariyaratne Ariyapperuma (Northern Commander – Sri Lanka Army). Darling Ammi of Maadhavie (Asanka) and Maheeka, much loved mother-in-law of Martin, loving daughter and daughter-in-law of late Mudliyar Richard Lionel Wikkramatilake-Gunasekara and Florence Wijayasinha-Abayasekara (formerly of Kumbalwella Walauwwa, Galle) and late Don Baron Ariyapperuma and Catherina Peiries – Malalasekara (of ‘Sigiri’, Raigama, Bandaragama), much loved sister of late Arthur, Richard, James, Annesley and of Glenville (Neville-Wanganui, NZ), sister-in-law of late Wilhelmina, Enid, Evelyn, Kusuma, Gunaratne and of Wilma, Dr. Tilina (Wanganui, NZ), Piyaseeli, Dayaratne and Indra. Her mortal remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour from 2 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. on Monday the 31st of October and from 10.30 a.m.- 2.00 p.m. on Tuesday the 1st of November. Thereafter a Service of Thanksgiving for her life will be held at the Kollupitiya Methodist Church, Colpetty at 3.30 p.m. followed by burial at the family burial vault in Kanatte, Borella (Methodist Section) at 5.30 p.m. Request by the family: Our mother lived a very colourful and vibrant life. Hence, as a tribute to her, we request everyone who come to pay their respects to her at the Parlour and at the Thanksgiving Service, to wear Colours and NOT to wear black or white please. 150578

BURLEY – MIKE Dearly beloved husband of Shriani (nee Senewiratne) loving father of Neil and Dawn and father-in-law to Denise and Tim. Step father to Sanjee, son-in-law of the late Calixtus and Florence Senewiratne, brother-in-law of Nirmalinie, Perera, Prasanna, Ruwanal, Hemantha and Rohith Senewiratne, passed away suddenly in Doha Qatar. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8.00 a.m. on Tuesday 1st November 2016. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 3rd November for Burial at the General Cemetery (General Christian Section) Kanatte. 152699

DISSANAYAKE – PAMELA VALINE (nee DENIESE) “At Rest with Jesus”. Dearly beloved wife of the late Praganandasa Dissanayaka (Asst. Superintendent Mail Ceylon Postal Department), darling Amma of Pamela, Shanthi, Damayanthi and Asoka much loved mother-in-law of Denius, late Pavith Carol much loved sister of Barbara (UK), late Frank, late Douglas, late Neil, late Joan, late Brian, Lorna (Australia), late Maurice, Dawn (UK), much loved sister-in-law of late Wijedasa, late Leelawathi, late Dharmadasa, late Samanadasa, late Dayawathi, Buddadasa, late Nimal, Ariyadasa, pased away in Sydney Australia on the 28th of October 2016 Chapel Service and Cremation will commence at 10 a.m. on Tuesday 1st of November 2016 at the Pine Grove Memorial Park, Minchinburg N SW, Australia. 152700

JAYASINGHE – ALPINONA PERERA Beloved wife of late Edwin Jayasinghe loving mother of Swarnapali, late Luxmi, M.S. Jayasinghe, Chitra Warakagoda, late Nimal, Ranjani Pannila (New Zealand), Anula Rajapakse (Zambia), Lal Nandasiri and mother-in-law of Sugathadasa Midigaspe, Abeyratna, Mallika, Wijeratna Warakagoda, Asoka (Canada), Sarath (New Zealand), Bandula (Zambia), expired. Cremation on Monday 31st at 6.00 p.m. at Thumbowila Cemetery, 121, Ehalagahawatta Road, via Bokundara Junction, Thumbowila, Piliyandala. 152538

KULASEKERE (MOHAN GEORGE (ROCKY) Beloved husband of late Placida Kulasekere (nee Cooray), father of Manisha and George, father-in-law of Shanaka and Dishara, beloved Sibling of Shirani (Cherry), Vishanthri (Nanga), Rohantha and Dharshani (Canada), brother-in-law of Berna and Eustus. Cortege leaves residence No. 29/4, St. Anthony’s Road, Kadalana, Moratuwa at 3.00 p.m. on 1st (Tuesday) November 2016 for Burial at Panadura. Funeral Service will be held at St. John’s Anglican Church, Panadura. 152702

SELLADURAI – SHANTHA ANTHONY passed away peacefully on 27th October 2016. Husband of Rozane (nee Rodrigo), beloved father of Sheamon (HSBC, Dubai) and Seanalee (Just Kidding Pvt Ltd), father-in-law of Sadesh de Silva (Truebell Marketing, Dubai) and Dino Chrysostom (Just Kidding Pvt Ltd), loving son of Paul (late) and May Selladurai (nee Blok), beloved brother of Shammi Van Heer (Australia), son-in-law of Dunstan (late) and Nesta Rodrigo. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour, Borella from 10 a.m. on the 30th of October. Cortege leaves Parlour at 3.30 p.m. Cremation will take place at Kanatte Crematorium on Monday 31st October at 4.00 p.m. 23/7B, Quarry Road, Pitakotte, Kotte. 152687

Comments Off on Obituaries: October 31 (Monday)

Tags:

Obituaries: October 29 (Sat)

Posted on 30 October 2016 by admin

ARIYAPPERUMA – FLORENCE IRANGANIE (Nee GUNASEKARA). ‘At rest with Jesus’. Dearly beloved wife of the late Brigadier Ariyaratne Ariyapperuma (Northern Commander – Sri Lanka Army). Darling Ammi of Maadhavie (Asanka) and Maheeka, much loved mother-in-law of Martin, loving daughter and daughter-in-law of late Mudliyar Richard Lionel Wikkramatilake-Gunasekara and Florence Wijayasinha-Abayasekara (formerly of Kumbalwella Walauwwa, Galle) and late Don Baron Ariyapperuma and Catherina Peiries – Malalasekara (of ‘Sigiri’, Raigama, Bandaragama), much loved sister of late Arthur, Richard, James, Annesley and of Glenville (Neville-Wanganui, NZ), sister-in-law of late Wilhelmina, Enid, Evelyn, Kusuma, Gunaratne and of Wilma, Dr. Tilina (Wanganui, NZ), Piyaseeli, Dayaratne and Indra. Her mortal remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour from 2 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. on Monday the 31st of October and from 10.30 a.m.- 2.00 p.m. on Tuesday the 1st of November. Thereafter a Service of Thanksgiving for her life will be held at the Kollupitiya Methodist Church, Colpetty at 3.30 p.m. followed by burial at the family burial vault in Kanatte, Borella (Methodist Section) at 5.30 p.m. Request by the family: Our mother lived a very colourful and vibrant life. Hence, as a tribute to her, we request everyone who come to pay their respects to her at the Parlour and at the Thanksgiving Service, to wear Colours and NOT to wear black or white please. 150578

ANANDAPPA – ROSHAN  JUDE – Precious son of Victoria and late Bonnie, beloved husband of Sandra, ever loving father of Ignatius & Theresa, adored papa of Gabby, father-in-law of Reza, brother of Anton, Anne & Ronnie, son-in-law of Chrissy & late Marcelline, brother-in-law of Iyeswarie, late Marian & Rukshi, Adrian, Ravi, late Rochella, Debbie & Raji, passed away peacefully in Canada on 25th October 2016. Visitation on Sunday, 30th of October from 2.00 – 6.00 p.m. at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28, Old Kingston Rd, Ajax. A Funeral Service will be held at the Chapel of the Funeral Home on Monday, 31st of October at 11.00 a.m. and he will be laid to rest in Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens. 27A, 3rd Lane, Maradana Watte, Hendala. Tel: +94 112931648.                 152519

THENUWARA – D. Retired Additional Secretary, expired. Husband of late Chandra, beloved father of Nayana (Petroleum), Thushari (HNB), Ranga (UK), grandfather of Devin, brother of Gamini, Padmasiri, Padmini, Suwarnapali and late Sarath & Chithrananda, brother-in-law of late Lakshman Fernando & Anura Fernando (USA). Remains lie at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour, Borella from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. on 29th Saturday & 30th Sunday. Cortege leaves on Monday 31st at 9.00 a.m. for the Medical Faculty. No flowers by request. 152471

JOHN – E.A.J. (BEN). – Passed away peacefully. – Wife of late J.E.D. John, mother of Rajah, late Rajkumar Rohan Bala (Australia), mother-in-law of Sherine Angel Loretta (Australia), grandmother of Rajeev, Rajesh, Rajika, Ashani, Alwyn, Aaron, Liza & Laura (Australia), great grandmother of Rishen, Rushen, Krishen, Kaisha, Ranaan, Kyren, Ananya, Zoey. Remains lie at Barney Raymond Parlour on 28th & 29th Oct. 2016. Cortege leaves residence for burial on 30th 2016 at 4.00 p.m. to Genral Cemetery, Kanatte. 39/11, Nelson Lane, Colombo – 3. 0777314673.        152130

MUNASINGHE – CLARENCE – (ex Social Services, Bentota Beach and Warahena Walauwa). Beloved husband of late Badhra, father of Arunie, Shiran and Roshan, father-in-law of Upali Gunasekera, Jeanette and Manel, dear papa of Ranmalee and Romesh, Devinda, Natasha and Alex, Dimitri, Milinda, Aravinda and Yash, Lakminda and Kavinda. Cremation on Saturday 29th October at 5.00 p.m. at Kohuwala Cemetery. 72 S de S Jayasinghe Mawatha, Kohuwala. 150094

PERERA – HECTOR EARDLEY ALERIC, called to Eternal Rest. Dearly beloved husband of Mary Anne (nee Rodrigo Candappa) and of the late Patricia, eldest son of the late Dr. H.E.A. and Doreen Perera (nee Salgado), brother of the late Joye and of Lyall, Srikanthi, Triantha, Priyananda, Sweeny, Eomal, Ravindra, brother-in-law of Kingsley Cooray, Sriya, late Oma Senaratne and of Chrisanthi, Indira, Lasantha Rodrigo, Anoja and Amitha, Rex and Marie, late Modestus and of Marian, late Nicholas and of Rita, late Shirley and of Nilamani, Felicia and late Stephen, late Trevor and of Shanthi, father of Mark and Pattie, Carmen & Arun, a loving husband, father and grandfather. Fond cousin, uncle and grand uncle to many. A sincere and loving friend, who would be greatly missed. Cortege leaves No. 6, 8th Lane, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa on Saturday 29th October 2016 at 3.30 p.m. for service and burial at Queen of Angel’s Church, Rawathawatte. Donations if any to Christhu Sevana Marian Retirement Home, St. Rita’s Road, Ratmalana. 151017

SENANAYAKE – GAMINI ROHAN GERARD Son of late Dr and Mrs Oswald Senanayake, loving father of Charlene, Shohani & Dinali, beloved brother of Priyadarshini, Dharini, Sriani, Susantha & Hasita, much loved brother-in-law of late Nimal, Frank, Achila & Supema, passed away peacefully in UK. The ashes will be at Western Florist – Colombo Road-Negombo from 12.00 noon to 4 p.m. on 29th October 2016. There will be a service at 11 a.m. on the 30th October at Western – Florist and thereafter the ashes will be laid to rest at the POTHODE Kandawala General Cemetery. Senanayake Walauwa, Kandawala, Katana. Tel. 031-2240515.  150012

SENATHIRAJAH – Dr. DHARMARAJAN. – (Consultant Psychiatrist, Ret, UK). Beloved husband of Dr. Thillainayakie Senathirajah (Specialist Psychiatrist, Ret, UK), loving father of Udhishtran Senathirajah (UK) and Dr. Archana Senathirajah-Russell (Consultant Anaesthetist, UK), grandfather of Coral, Leo, Gaya, Bhoddi and father-in-law of Dr. Joanne Gorry and Dr. Richard Russell, expired peacefully, aged 75, on Tuesday, 18th October 2016 at Royal Preston Hospital, UK. Cremation on Tuesday 25th October 2016 in Preston, UK. Memorial Service to be held in London, November 2016. Contact: asuran25@hotmail.com  151619

THENABADU – JAYANTHA (former Technical Director – Ceylon Biscuits Ltd,). Loving husband of Manel, precious father of Ruvani and Arun, father-in-law of Sam Bulathsinhala and Joanna, brother of Chinka, late Mervyn, Beryl and Lal, loving grandfather of Sarin, Syan, Atara and Arianna. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 29th October at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 3 p.m. 150192

TISSERA – W.C. GODWIN – The death is announced of Godwin, retired Chief Clerk, Ministry of Public Administration, who answered God’s call on 27-10-2016. Loving husband of Margerat (Margie), loving father of Lasantha, much loved brother of late Marcus, Trixie (Florida USA), Dulcie, Consy (New York), brother-in-law of Pricila, late Anthony, late Doreen, Maurille, Jenette, late Douglas, Olivia, Soloman Premarathne – Attorney-at-Law, Christopher, Christable, late Maureen. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on 29th October 2016 from No. 27, Ranasinghe Road, Ja-ela to R.C. Burial Ground, Wewala.   151972

Comments Off on Obituaries: October 29 (Sat)

Tags:

Obituaries: October 28 (Friday)

Posted on 27 October 2016 by admin

ARIYAPPERUMA – FLORENCE IRANGANIE (Nee GUNASEKARA). ‘At rest with Jesus’. Dearly beloved wife of the late Brigadier Ariyaratne Ariyapperuma (Northern Commander – Sri Lanka  Army). Darling Ammi of Maadhavie (Asanka) and Maheeka, much loved mother-in-law of Martin, loving daughter and daughter-in-law of late Mudliyar Richard Lionel Wikkramatilake-Gunasekara and Florence Wijayasinha-Abayasekara (formerly of Kumbalwella Walauwwa, Galle) and late Don Baron Ariyapperuma and Catherina Peiries – Malalasekara (of ‘Sigiri’, Raigama, Bandaragama), much loved sister of late Arthur, Richard, James, Annesley and of Glenville (Neville-Wanganui, NZ), sister-in-law of late Wilhelmina, Enid, Evelyn, Kusuma, Gunaratne and of Wilma, Dr. Tilina (Wanganui, NZ), Piyaseeli, Dayaratne and Indra. Her mortal remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour from 2 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. on Monday the 31st of October and from 10.30 a.m.- 2.00 p.m. on Tuesday the 1st of November. Thereafter a Service of Thanksgiving for her life will be held at the Kollupitiya Methodist Church, Colpetty at 3.30 p.m. followed by burial at the family burial vault in Kanatte, Borella (Methodist Section) at 5.30 p.m. Request by the family: Our mother lived a very colourful and vibrant life. Hence, as a tribute to her, we request everyone who come to pay their respects to her at the Parlour and at the Thanksgiving Service, to wear Colours and NOT to wear black or white please. 150578

HEWAMADDUMA – SANDAPALI – Wife of late Amara Hewamadduma, mother of Ruwanmali, Bimba & Kosala, mother-in-law of Sujeewa Rajapakse, Hemaka Senanayake & Wasana Perera, grandmother of Devinda, Piumika, Tharidhi, Arush, Anuththara & Pawan, passed away peacefully. Funeral on Friday 28th at 2.00 p.m. at Kohuwala Cemetery. 10/2, Vijayaba Mw, Kalubowila. 150855

MORTIER – RONALD – Beloved husband of Jean Mortier, much loved father of Dellon (McLARENS) and Rochelle, father-in-law of Jackie Arnolda and Derk Fontaine. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 29th October for burial at the General Cemetery (R.C. Section), Borella.  151009

MUNASINGHE – CLARENCE – (ex Social Services, Bentota Beach and Warahena Walauwa). Beloved husband of late Badhra, father of Arunie, Shiran and Roshan, father-in-law of Upali Gunasekera, Jeanette and Manel, dear papa of Ranmalee and Romesh, Devinda, Natasha and Alex, Dimitri, Milinda, Aravinda and Yash, Lakminda and Kavinda. Cremation on Saturday 29th October at 5.00 p.m. at Kohuwala Cemetery. 72, S de S Jayasinghe Mawatha, Kohuwala. 150094

MANAMENDRE – JASMIN – Beloved wife of late Charles Manamendre, loving mother of Lalani, Shamma, Luxchman, Patrick and late Sujeewa, mother-in-law of Faiz, adored grandmother of Jude & Jeevani, Fazl & Hana, Nabil, Sarah, late Tariq & Sonali. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from 10.00 a.m. onwards on Friday 28th October. Cortege leaves Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Friday 28th October for cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte.  151495

PERERA – HECTOR EARDLEY ALERIC, called to Eternal Rest. Dearly beloved husband of Mary Anne (nee Rodrigo Candappa) and of the late Patricia, eldest son of the late Dr. H.E.A. and Doreen Perera (nee Salgado), brother of the late Joye and of Lyall, Srikanthi, Triantha, Priyananda, Sweeny, Eomal, Ravindra, brother-in-law of Kingsley Cooray, Sriya, late Oma Senaratne and of Chrisanthi, Indira, Lasantha Rodrigo, Anoja and Amitha, Rex and Marie, late Modestus and of Marian, late Nicholas and of Rita, late Shirley and of Nilamani, Felicia and late Stephen, late Trevor and of Shanthi, father of Mark and Pattie, Carmen & Arun, a loving husband, father and grandfather. Fond cousin, uncle and grand uncle to many. A sincere and loving friend, who would be greatly missed. Cortege leaves No. 6, 8th Lane, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa on Saturday 29th October 2016 at 3.30 p.m. for service and burial at Queen of Angel’s Church, Rawathawatte. Donations if any to Christhu Sevana Marian Retirement Home, St. Rita’s Road, Ratmalana.  151017

RUPASINGHE – MRS. PRIYAWANI (Nee RANASINGHE). Beloved wife of late S.W. Rupasinghe, mother of Suranga and Kavishan, mother-in-law of Dulani and Sumudu, dearest sister of late Kenneth, Keerthi, Nirmala, Hemanthi, Hiranthi, Kanistha and Priyantha, expired. Funeral on Saturday 29th at Peliyagoda Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. “Irene Cottage”, Wanawasala, Kelaniya. 0772602077.               151286

SENANAYAKE – GAMINI ROHAN GERARD Son of late Dr and Mrs Oswald Senanayake, loving father of Charlene, Shohani & Dinali, beloved brother of Priyadarshini, Dharini, Sriani, Susantha & Hasita, much loved brother-in-law of late Nimal, Frank, Achila & Supema, passed away peacefully in UK. The ashes will be at Western Florist – Colombo Road-Negombo from 12.00 noon to 4 p.m. on 29th October 2016. There will be a service at 11 a.m. on the 30th October at Western – Florist and thereafter the ashes will be laid to rest at the POTHODE Kandawala General Cemetery. Senanayake Walauwa, Kandawala, Katana. Tel. 031-2240515. 150012

THENABADU – JAYANTHA (former Technical Director – Ceylon Biscuits Ltd,). Loving husband of Manel, precious father of Ruvani and Arun, father-in-law of Sam Bulathsinhala and Joanna, brother of Chinka, late Mervyn, Beryl and Lal, loving grandfather of Sarin, Syan, Atara and Arianna. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 29th October at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 3 p.m. 150192

WIJEKOON – MR. HERBERT (HERBY) – Former Ceylon Hockey Captain, staff at Aitken Spence, teacher at St. Thomas’ College, Matale, Hockey Coach at Musaeus College, Ananda College and Zahira College. Beloved husband of late Mallika, affectionate father of Major (retired) Sajith, Dr. Udeni, Menaka, Subashini, father-in-law of Bhathiya and Ramani, grandfather of Gimhani, Induwara and Piyara, brother of late Nanda, Richard, Doughlas, brother of Ranjith, Chandra, Manel, Sujatha and Shanthi. Remains lie at 210/3, Thalawathugoda Road, Pita Kotte. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Saturday 29th for burial at Beddagana Cemetery at 4 p.m. Tel: 0722434430 / 0777719436. 150688

Comments Off on Obituaries: October 28 (Friday)

Tags:

Obituaries: October 27 (Thursday)

Posted on 26 October 2016 by admin

DOMBAGODA LIYANAGE ANNE (nee WEERASINGHE) – Dearly beloved wife of late Mr Liyanage, beloved mother of Nandana, sister of Aloysius, Bernadeth, Rev. Fr. Anton Weerasinghe S.J. and Therese, loving grandmother of Himali, Thilina and Acshan, expired. Remains lie at No. 29, Housing Scheme, Station Road, Payagala North, Payagala. Funeral service at 3.00 p.m. at St. Francis Zavior’s Church Kalegana Galle, followed by burial at Seminary Cemetery Ground on Thursday 27th Oct.               149477

MORAWAKA – HARRY – (Rtd. Chief Clerk of Sri Lanka Ports Commission) – Beloved husband of Pearl, much loved father of Udayanganee, Harshana, Lalendra, Sanjeewani and Niluksha, much loving father-in-law of Saliya, Rohitha, Asiri, Sanjeewa and Dharshani, loving grandfather of Sawanka, Prashan, Vanushka, Sasika, Dimalka, Dinithka, Menuka, Methara & Akeesha. Remains lie at No. 498, Ruwanpura Place, Aggona, Mulleriya Newtown. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. on 27/10/2016 at Kalapaluwawa Public Cemetery.            149775

MUNASINGHE – CLARENCE – (ex Social Services, Bentota Beach and Warahena Walauwa). Beloved husband of late Badhra, father of Arunie, Shiran and Roshan, father-in-law of Upali Gunasekera, Jeanette and Manel, dear papa of Ranmalee and Romesh, Devinda, Natasha and Alex, Dimitri, Milinda, Aravinda and Yash, Lakminda and Kavinda. Cremation on Saturday 29th October at 5.00 p.m. at Kohuwala Cemetery. 72 S de S Jayasinghe Mawatha, Kohuwala.                 150094

SILVA – GODWIN VINCENT – Our dad passed away on the 25th of October 2016. Aged 83. He was a devoted husband to Anita (late) and beloved father to Priyanjali and Nishamani, father-in-law of Warren (late) & Dirk, grandfather of Wayne, Ray, Rochelle, Dillon, Chantell & Darren. A treasured brother of Felician (late) & Earnie (late) and a good servant of the Lord. Cortege leaves residence 40/5, Colombathanthri Mawatha, Ethul Kotte, Kotte on Thursday 27th of October 2016 at 4 p.m. Burial at St. Thomas’ Church Cemetery, Pitakotte, Kotte.                    150188

THENABADU – JAYANTHA (former Technical Director – Ceylon Biscuits Ltd,). Loving husband of Manel, precious father of Ruvani and Arun, father-in-law of Sam Bulathsinhala and Joanna, brother of Chinka, late Mervyn, Beryl and Lal, loving grandfather of Sarin, Syan, Atara and Arianna. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 29th October at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 3 p.m.                150192

YASAWATHI PATHIRANA nee HERATH. (Ex. Staff National Milk Board). Wife of the late Mr. P.D. Pathirana (Retired Audit superintendent). beloved mother of Avika (People’s Bank), late Sandaya, Dr. Duminda (Nawaloka Hospitals) and Chaminda, mother-in-law of Harold, Chanika and Indika, much loved grandmother of Yasith, Lakmith, Avin, Isurika, Pavith and Indudunu. Cremation on the 27th of October at the Jawatte Cemetery. Remains lie at 5A, Torrington Flats, Colombo – 05.                  150280

Comments Off on Obituaries: October 27 (Thursday)

Tags:

Obituaries: October 24 (Monday)

Posted on 24 October 2016 by admin

DEMANTHA EARSTLY SIRIMANNE loving husband of Sadna, much loved father of Dinuli (Bishop’s College) and Shemantha (S. Thomas’ Mount Lavinia), beloved son of Donald and Hema, loving brother of Hirandee and Asantha, son-in-law of Mayura and Edmond Jayarathna, brother-in-law of Nilantha and Anuradha (Fourships Cargo), Rohan (Janashakthi), Nayana, Purnima and Lal (IWS Logistics) and Kim, dearly beloved newphew of Damayanthi (American College, Kandy) and Ravindra, and Kanthi Punchi and Susima and Asoka. Cortege leaves residence 638/14, Vilahena Road, Gonawela, Kelaniya on Monday the 24th October at 2.00 pm. for Burial at Christ Church, Mission Road, Kotte at 3.45 p.m.149088

DE SILVA – MR. D.S.P.S. (SIRI DE SILVA). (Former Managing Director of Mackinon Mckenzie of Ceylon Ltd. and Walkers Ceylon Ltd), beloved husband of the late Lilani de Silva, loving father of Pushpa, late Malsiri and of Renuka and loving grandfather of Yannick, Shyamalee and Hemali, passed away on 21st October 2016. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 2.30 p.m. on Monday 24th October for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 3.00 p.m.149065

KANNANGARA – MALLIKA daughter of late Harry & Felicia Kannangara, sister of Nirmalini Dassenaike and Sunita Wijeratne. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Funeral Service at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 24th October at the Parlour followed by Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.00 p.m. 149087

PIETERSZ – THERESE GENEVIVE (nee WIJENAIKE) – Dearly beloved wife of late Earl Pietersz, mother of Rudley, Aldric, Charmaine, Damian & Lourdes, mother-in-law of Augustina, Bernadine, Ranjith, Nishanthi & Gerard, grandmother of late Randel Pietersz, Reneita, Rossini, Reinfer, Brendon, Thilinika, Lahiru, Ishane, Elinah & Jason. Cortege leaves residence on 24th October, 2016 at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at St. Mary’s Church, Nayakakanda. 193D/30, Asiri Uyana, Kerawalapitiya Road, Hendala, Wattala.149059

SENEVIRATNE – PREMA nee GODAWELAGE (formerly of Samuel Sons, FPA, Metropolitan Agencies and Ladies’ College), relict of Sena, mother of Ranmalie (CTS), sister of the late Susantha and of Malini Karunanayake (UK) and Indrani Weerasekera (Australia), sister-in-law of Tilake and the late Rupa and Chandika, daughter of the late G.P. Seemon and Engelthina, daughter-in-law of the late Harry and Millie Seneviratne. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Funeral Service on Monday 24th October at 11.00 a.m. at the Parlour, followed by burial at the General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican 

Comments Off on Obituaries: October 24 (Monday)

Advertise Here
Advertise Here

Serving Sri Lankan Expat Community

OUR SLOGAN

“What Matters To You, Matters To Us" .

REACH YOUR TARGET MARKET VIA TIMES OF SRI LANKA

In the world of online advertising, the success rate of creating brand awareness is 91%. Call 416-445-5390 or email timeslanka@rogers.com and let us offer you introductory rates and get you going!

BANNER ADS BUILD BRAND AWARENESS

NEWS AS IT HAPPENS. WWW.TIMESLANKA.COM

SPECIAL OFFER - 2017

“E-Mail timeslanka@rogers.com " .


Advertise
MABIMA
REMITR
CP24
SL NEWSROOM
ABC NEWS
BBC NEWS
MACLEANS CANADA 150
GOLD FM
ContactUs.com