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OBITUARIES – DECEMBER 2017

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2017

GUNASEKERA – D. MICHAEL DE ZOYSA (Retired Superintendent of Mechanical Stores,​ Department of Agriculture and Former P.A. to The Southern Province. D.I.G. son of late Rontine De Zoysa Gunasekera of Welitara,​ Balapitiya,​ brother of late Oliver,​ Josephine,​ Agnes and Walter,​ loving father & father-in-law of Nimali and Rohitha,​ Mahesh and Kumudumali,​ Shamali and Anura,​ Kosala and Roshini,​ Primali and Choliya,​ darling grandfather of Prasangi,​ Trimal,​ Sahan,​ Vasana and Dulni,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 20th December for Cremation at Dadalle Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 552/​2,​ Hirimbura Road,​ Galle.157779

JAYAWARDENE – MARLENE,​ Gone Home to Rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved daughter of late Harney & Dagma Kock,​ loving mother of late Thissa Wimalasekera & Umanga,​ mother-in-law of Gerard Abeysena & Tania Wimalasekera,​ grand mother of Rishi,​ Indrajith,​ Sarah,​ Sriyantha & Asanga. Remains lie at Barney Raymond Funeral Parlour on Monday,​ 18th December from 10.00 a.m. onwards and will leave for burial at the General Cemetery,​ Borella (Anglican Section) after service at 4.30 p.m. the same day.157778

THAMBIAHAPILLAI – Mrs. MEENAMBIHAI daughter of late Amirhtlingam and Muthamma,​ dearly beloved wife of late James Navaratanasingham,​ loving mother of Niranjan,​ Dinesh,​ Nihara and late Rohan,​ mother-in-law of Dharshini,​ Niranjala and Joylin,​ loving grandmother of Aaron,​ Ariyana,​ Neha,​ Drithan,​ Nandika and Natasha,​ beloved sister Kamala Thambyah and sister-in-law of Rex Thambyah. Viewing at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on 18.12.2017 from 3.00 p.m. onwards. Funeral services on Tuesday 19th December 2017 at 4.00 p.m. followed by cremation at 4.30 p.m. at the General Cemetery,​ Kanatte.157777

WEERARATNE NIMAL (SLAF retired). Beloved husband of Shirlyn Kurukuladthya (late),​ father of Suran,​ Siloomie,​ father-in-law of Sashika,​ Chulith,​ elder brother of Ranjith,​ Chithra,​ expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour,​ Colombo 08. Cremation at Borella Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 18th December.157775

SIRIMANNE – HEMA SWARNAPALEE (nee MADUKAWE) (Retired teacher of Sri Sangamiththa Balika Maha Vidyalaya – Formerly BMS Matale). Beloved wife of Donald,​ loving mother of Hirandee,​ Asantha and late Demanthe,​ mother-in-law of Sadna and Kim,​ grandmother of Dinuli and Shemanthe,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 07,​ Laxapana Mawatha,​ Jayanthipura,​ Battaramulla at 2.15 p.m. for burial at Saint Mathews Church Cemetery,​ Battaramulla on 19th December .157782

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2017

DE SILVA – SRIKANTHA – Dearly beloved husband of late Srimathi,​ father of Prasanna (UK) and Ranil,​ father-in-law of Chandima (UK) and Renuka,​ darling seeya of Chanilka (Italy) and Roshan (UK),​ brother of late Bahendra,​ Chitra,​ Mahinda,​ Asoka and of Malkanthi,​ Kamini (New Delhi),​ Siromi and Geetha. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 17th December at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4 p.m.157769

KARIYAWASAM – MRS. P.M. – Assistant Principal,​ Visakha Vidyalaya. Beloved mother of Nobheetha,​ Himani and Tharanga (all of Australia),​ beloved mother-in-law of Udeni,​ Chandima and Ruwan (all of Australia),​ passed away peacefully. Cremation at Eldeniya,​ Kadawatha Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 17 December 2017. 5/​18,​ Millagahawatte Road,​ Eldeniya,​ Kadawatha.157725

NAVARATNAM – KANDIAH – (Retired Commissioner of Sales and Valuer). Son of late Mr & Mrs Kandahiah Rasamma (Vaddu East) and son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs. Navaratnam Saraswathy (Chankanai). Beloved wife of Sivaneswary Navaratnam,​ beloved father of Ramanan (UK),​ Brintha (Norway),​ father-in-law of Gometha and Kajaruban and father of Anjanan and Jenisha,​ brother of late Major Ratnam,​ Rajaratnam (Surveyor),​ Gunaratam (Attotrney-at-Law),​ brother-in-law of Jeyaluxmi (Canada),​ Thayavathani (Australia),​ Sivarajeswary,​ late Elangainathan,​ late Ratneswary,​ Satkunanathan,​ late Paramanathan,​ late Gnaneswary,​ uncle of Jeevan,​ Kumaran,​ Nimalar,​ Sathiyan,​ Meena,​ Senthan,​ Thayalan (Canada),​ Luxhman,​ Thakshajini,​ Sajeevan (Australia),​ Muthuluxmi,​ Santhini,​ Indran,​ Raja Rajeswary,​ Shivakaran,​ Sivajini,​ Silojini,​ Indu,​ Janona,​ Rajan Bamini,​ Raguram Suganthini,​ expired on 14th December 2017. Remains lie at residence 200,​ Ponnalai Road,​ Chankanai. Cortege leaves residence for cremation at Valukkiyaru Cemetery on 17th December at 3 p.m. Ratnavasa,​ 200,​ Ponnalai Road,​ Chankanai. 0778782472,​ 0717789090.157755

RAJENDRA – MINOLI. Beloved wife of late Philips Xavier Rajendra,​ daughter of late Ben Kanagasundram and late Muthamma,​ daughter-in-law of late Philips and late Sabina,​ loving mother of A.E.S. Rajendra (Swarji) – Former Deputy Chief Secretary Northern Provincial Council,​ J.T.R. Rajendra (Ragu) – CFO-CIPL (EPIC Group BD),​ Professor J.C.N. Rajendra (Nigi) – Open University Nawala,​ Dr. J.C.P. Rajendra (Premi) – V.P. General Hospital Chilaw,​ loving sister of late Rufus Selvaraja,​ late Noel Retnaraja,​ Quintin Jeyaraja,​ late Marlin Rita,​ loving sister-in-law of Lourdes,​ Jayamani and late Mariyanayagam,​ late Jayawathy,​ Narendra,​ late Mahalwathy,​ Balendra,​ late Pugalwathy and late Yogendra,​ loving mother-in-law of Sherine,​ Basila,​ late Bawani and Thanuja,​ affectionate grandmother of Nilukshika,​ Renukshika,​ Mithila,​ Nithilan,​ Mathushika,​ Abisheka,​ Shayan and fascinated great-grandmother of Nathan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday the 17th December for burial at General Cemetery,​ Mount Lavinia. 49Q/​18,​ Perera Place,​ off Mihindu Mawatha,​ Dehiwela.157770

ROBERT ARIYARATNAM JOSEPH,​ loving son of (late) Mr & Mrs. Joseph (Batticaloa) and beloved wife of Rajeshwary Joseph loving father of Glenne Rathini,​ Prem,​ son-in-law of (late) Mr & Mrs. Mudiappa,​ brother of (late) Christy (late),​ Freddy (late),​ Daphne,​ Edward and Beatrice,​ Deeply missed by in-laws,​ grand children,​ friends,​ colleagues & family. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Parlour,​ Borella from Monday 20th & Tuesday 21st. Burial is due to take place on Tuesday,​ 21st Evening. Contact: Joseph Family 0112521561.157774

WEERARATNE NIMAL (SLAF retired). Beloved husband of Shirlyn Kurukuladthya (late),​ father of Suran,​ Siloomie,​ father-in-law of Sashika,​ Chulith,​ elder brother of Ranjith,​ Chithra,​ expired. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour,​ Colombo 08. Cremation at Borella Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 18th December.157773.

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2017

DE SILVA – INDRANI. Beloved wife of late Henry De Silva (Station Master),​ mother of Dushyanthi,​ Shanthi (U.K.),​ late Rohitha,​ Theja,​ Kamani,​ Ajith,​ Saroja and Thusitha,​ sons-in-law Gamini,​ Neromal (U.K.),​ late Sarada,​ Karunarathne,​ Lalith and daughter-in-law Dilruksi,​ grandchildren and great-grandchildren,​ passed away on Wednesday. Cremation at Kalutara North Crematorium at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday. 284,​ Galle Road,​ Kalutara North. Telephone: 034-2228027.157252

KEEGEL – YVONNE. Loving wife of Ivan,​ mother of Dave (AIA Insurance),​ mother-in-law of Menaka,​ loving grandmother of Natalie (Rotax),​ Sandrene,​ daughter of (late) I.B. Pereira and Perl Pereira,​ sister of Beulah,​ (late) Cynthia,​ Joseph,​ Claudett and Dian (Australia),​ sister-in-law of (late) Bede and Anton,​ Rosita,​ Peter,​ Vernon (Australia),​ expired. Remains will lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour Mt Lavinia. Cortege will leave for Jawatta R.C. Section on Saturday 16th December at 3 p.m. Australian papers please copy.156206

KARIYAWASAM – MRS P.M. Retired Assistant Principal of Visakha Vidyalaya. Beloved mother of Nobheetha,​ Himani and Tharanga (all in Australia),​ beloved mother-in-law of Udeni,​ Chandima and Ruwan (all in Australia),​ passed away peacefully. Cremation at Eldeniya,​ Kadawatha Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 17 December,​ 2017. 5/​18,​ Millagahawatta Road,​ Eldeniya,​ Kadawatha.157724

PERERA – HECTOR ASHLEY VERNON. (Retired Surveyor). At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Renee,​ loving father of Premil (BIA – Katunayake),​ Prasanna (Australia),​ Niroshi and Chaminda (Tamarind Tree Hotel),​ father-in-law of Deepani,​ Mona (Australia),​ Jerome Seneviratne (Ceylinco Life – Ex Srtandard Chartered Bank) and Roshani,​ loving brother of late Edna De Silva,​ loving grandfather of Heshan,​ Oshadi,​ Rochelle,​ Ranesh,​ Haashya,​ Dhruvinka,​ Shevantha and Shenal. Cortege leaves residence No. 274/​6,​ “Carlton”,​ Jubilee Mawatha,​ Katunayake on Saturday 16th December 2017 at 4.00 p.m. for Service at Sts. Peter and Paul Church,​ Katunayake and thereafter burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery,​ Katunayake.156843

PERERA – J.A.J. (JIMSON) Retired Director of Education,​ Former Vice Principal Nalanda College Colombo. Beloved husband of Hema,​ loving father of Thusantha (U.S.A.),​ Baddrika,​ Sanjeewa (Epic Lanka senior V.P.) Manjula,​ father-in-law of Oh (U.S.A.),​ Vipula R. Adm S.L.N. retired,​ Chamari,​ Thushari,​ brother of Sumana,​ Nanda,​ Chandra,​ Ivan Perera,​ Rev. Mahinda,​ expired. Cremation Mt Lavinia Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. Saturday 16th December. Cortege leaves residence 4 p.m. No. 2,​ Peiris Place,​ Quarry Road,​ Dehiwala.2724476.156254

PERERA – ORYLE. Dearly beloved wife of late Lt. Colonel W. Wilfred Perera (1st Commanding Officer SLASC),​ precious mother of Rohan,​ Jananie,​ Kshama,​ mother-in-law of Champa,​ loving grandmother of Dilan,​ Dinath,​ Sarala,​ sister of late Osmond and Merrick and of Eardley,​ sister-in-law of Ramani,​ Marie,​ expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 9 a.m. onwards on Friday 15th December. Service at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 16th December. Thereafter cortege leaves the parlour for burial at General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section).155863

WIMALASENA – RANAWEERA (Retired- Divisional Superintendent of the Postal Dept) Husband of Sujatha (retired teacher) Father of Nayana and Wajira. Father-in-law of Lakshman Senarath Dodantenne (Master Mariner) and Dilantha Dharmasiri, Grand father of Rukmal, Udaraka, Buddhi and Theekshana. Passed away. Cremation will take place on the 16th December at Mahaiyawa Crematorium at 5.30 p.m. Lakpahana, Wathuwala, Katugastota.157343

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017

BOTEJUE – LESLY. (Retired Sri Lanka Tourist Board). Loving husband of Yvonne (retired People’s Bank),​ brother of Pearl,​ late Preeni and Anton,​ brother-in-law of Peter,​ Geetha,​ Shiranthi,​ Padmini and Chandrakumari. Remains lie at No. 17,​ Mendis Avenue,​ Idama,​ Moratuwa. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Friday 15th December 2017 for burial at the General Cemetery (Anglican Section),​ Holy Emmanuel Church,​ Idama,​ Moratuwa at 4.30 p.m.155960

BULUMULLA- MAHINDA (COLLIN). Rtd. Assistant Tea Commisioner, Tea Board/JEDB. Beloved husband of (Late) Kamala Kumari Bopitiya. Father of Upulani, Indika, Mahen and Manuja. Father-in-Law of Anura Dasanayake, Prasanna Dharmasena and Amali Dissanayake. Loving grand father of Nethmini. Brother of (Late) Padma, Chandra, (Late) Bandula Brother-in-Law of Chandana (Late) Bandula, Manel and Samudra. Funeral will take place at Mahaiyawa General Cemetery on 16th Saturday December 2017 at 4.00p.m. Cortage leaves residence at 2.00p.m. 158/1, Udugodawatte, Bulumulla, Kiribathkumbura. 0812389503156257

FERNANDO – PRICILLA (Former Teacher St. Micheal’s Polwatta). Beloved wife of late Lakshman (Methodist High School,​ Puwakaramba),​ mother of Rabin (Divisional Engineers Office Kalutara),​ Laksiri (Global Towers Hotel),​ Geetha (Aitken Spence),​ and Sarojini (University of Moratuwa),​ mother-in-law of Shiromi,​ Vinodini,​ Sunil and Kumarasinghe. Cortege leaves residence 136/​1,​ Wijesinghe Mawatha (Mola Road) Katubedda at 4.00 p.m. on 15th December for interment after service at Christ Church Horetuduwa.155969

KEEGEL – YVONNE. Loving wife of Ivan,​ mother of Dave (AIA Insurance),​ mother-in-law of Menaka,​ loving grandmother of Natalie (Rotax),​ Sandrene,​ daughter of (late) I.B. Pereira and Perl Pereira,​ sister of Beulah,​ (late) Cynthia,​ Joseph,​ Claudett and Dian (Australia),​ sister-in-law of (late) Bede and Anton,​ Rosita,​ Peter,​ Vernon (Australia),​ expired. Remains will lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour Mt Lavinia. Cortege will leave for Jawatta R.C. Section on Saturday 16th December at 3 p.m. Australian papers please copy.156206

PERERA – J.A.J. (JIMSON). Retired Director of Education,​ Former Vice Principal Nalanda College Colombo. Beloved husband of Hema,​ loving father of Thusantha (U.S.A.),​ Baddrika,​ Sanjeewa (Epic Lanka senior V.P.) Manjula,​ father-in-law of Oh (U.S.A.),​ Vipula R. Adm S.L.N. retired,​ Chamari,​ Thushari,​ brother of Sumana,​ Nanda,​ Chandra,​ Ivan Perera,​ Rev. Mahinda,​ expired. Cremation Mt Lavinia Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. Saturday 16th December. Cortege leaves residence 4 p.m. No.2,​ Peiris Place,​ Quarry Road,​ Dehiwala.2724476.156254

RAJARATNAM – VICTOR OSWALD MAHEN – Beloved husband of Anne Rajaratnam,​ loving father of Mahesha,​ Dinesh,​ Pushpa and Rev. Sr. Victorine and father-in-law of their spouses,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence on 15.12.2017,​ for burial at Kandawala General Cemetery – Roman Catholic Section,​ at 3.00 p.m.155653

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2017

GABRIEL – TIMO. Beloved son of late Mr H.A. Gabriel and late Mrs Rita Gabriel,​ loving husband of Maureen,​ brother of Tyronne,​ Tania,​ Rev. Fr. Travis Gabriel and Tamara. Cortege leaves residence 258/​2,​ Kotte Road,​ Nugegoda at 2.30 p.m. for Mass at St. Thomas’ Church Kotte at 3.00 p.m. and thereafter for burial at Kotte.155662

PERERA – MARIE THERESE CAROLE (nee JAYAMANNE). 22.12.39 “My soul is from elsewhere,​ I am sure of that ……” (Rumi). (Founder & Proprietor Open Education Institute). Beloved mother of Ranmalee Araliya Perera (United States),​ loving guardian of Jenny and Narada Wickramasinghe,​ beloved achchi of Nadir,​ Xipil and Sathya and their father Carl J. Wendt,​ godmother of Eshara and Elijah Wickramasinghe,​ mother-in-law of Haydar Azzouz (United States),​ sister of Peggy,​ Saldin,​ Chandra Jayamanne and the late A.K.T. Jayamanne,​ sister-in-law of Seela Jayamanne,​ Erasmon Saldin and Chandra Abeynayake,​ wife of the late Nihal K.M. Perera (Attorney-at-Law),​ daughter of the late J.M. and Susan Jayamanne – Anton and daughter-in-law of the late Bernard and Lilian Perera. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 12th December 2017 and will be brought to her residence at No. 39B,​ Hena Road,​ Mount Lavinia on 13th December 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 14th December for burial at the General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section) at 4.00 p.m.155397

PERERA – MRS A. FELICIA PERERA. Beloved wife of late Mr Winston Perera (Major) has gone to her eternal rest. Dearly beloved mother of Ajith,​ Asanga,​ Amalka,​ Asela and Arundika,​ mother-in-law of Manoja,​ Shirani,​ Asitha and Karen,​ most precious grandmother of Kushani,​ Davishka,​ Danushka,​ Shavini,​ Shivan,​ Christian,​ Fallon,​ Gabrian. Remains lie at 96/​8B Jayamawatha,​ Katukurunda,​ Moratuwa. Cortege leaves residence on the 15th December at 1.30 p.m. for burial at St. Mary’s Church Katukurunda,​ Moratuwa.155658

PERERA – ORYLE. Dearly beloved wife of late Lt. Colonel W. Wilfred Perera (1st Commanding Officer SLASC),​ precious mother of Rohan,​ Jananie,​ Kshama,​ mother-in-law of Champa,​ loving grandmother of Dilan,​ Dinath,​ Sarala,​ sister of late Osmond and Merrick and of Eardley,​ sister-in-law of Ramani,​ Marie,​ expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 9 a.m. onwards on Friday 15th December. Service at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 16th December. Thereafter cortege leaves the parlour for burial at General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section).155863

RAJARATNAM – VICTOR OSWALD MAHEN – Beloved husband of Anne Rajaratnam,​ loving father of Mahesha,​ Dinesh,​ Pushpa and Rev. Sr. Victorine and father-in-law of their spouses,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence on 15.12.2017,​ for burial at Kandawala General Cemetery – Roman Catholic Section,​ at 3.00 p.m.155653

SHANMUGALINGAM – DR. KANDIAH. Retired Veterinary Surgeon,​ son of late Mr & Mrs Pandithar Kandiah of Karanavai South,​ beloved husband of Navis (nee Lanne) of Hatton /​ Colombo,​ loving brother of Shanmugasothy (Australia),​ late Madurai Meenatchi,​ Thanigasalam,​ Shanmugasunderam,​ late Shanmugaratnam,​ Manoranjitham (Canada) and Indrani,​ everloving uncle of Kokulan,​ Kumuthan and Rahulan,​ passed away peacefully on 11/​12/​2017. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour for viewing on Wednesday 13/​12/​2017 from 10 a.m. Cortege leaves the parlour at 2.30 p.m. on Thursday 14th December for cremation at the General Cemetery Borella at 3.00 p.m. Tel: 0718396773 (Navis).155402

BOTEJUE – LESLY. (Retired Sri Lanka Tourist Board). Loving husband of Yvonne (retired People’s Bank),​ brother of Pearl,​ late Preeni and Anton,​ brother-in-law of Peter,​ Geetha,​ Shiranthi,​ Padmini and Chandrakumari. Remains lie at No. 17,​ Mendis Avenue,​ Idama,​ Moratuwa. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Friday 15th December 2017 for burial at the General Cemetery (Anglican Section),​ Holy Emmanuel Church,​ Idama,​ Moratuwa at 4.30 p.m.155959

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2017.

KALUBOWILA – ANANDA. Loving husband of Indrani Kalubowila,​ father of late Waruni Kannangara and Priyanga Kalubowila,​ son-in-law of Chamila Kannangara and late Prasanga Kasthuriarachchi,​ brother of Lakshmi Perera,​ grandfather of Chatra,​ Shaviru and Ramiru. Remains lie at No. 35,​ Reverend Dharmaratne Mawatha,​ Madiwela (close to Rahula Vidyalaya). Cortege leaves residence at 5.30 p.m. on 13th December 2017 for cremation at Thalapathpitiya Cemetery.155229

PERERA – MARIE THERESE CAROLE (nee JAYAMANNE). 22.12.39 “My soul is from elsewhere,​ I am sure of that ……” (Rumi). (Founder & Proprietor Open Education Institute). Beloved mother of Ranmalee Araliya Perera (United States),​ loving guardian of Jenny and Narada Wickramasinghe,​ beloved achchi of Nadir,​ Xipil and Sathya and their father Carl J. Wendt,​ godmother of Eshara and Elijah Wickramasinghe,​ mother-in-law of Haydar Azzouz (United States),​ sister of Peggy,​ Saldin,​ Chandra Jayamanne and the late A.K.T. Jayamanne,​ sister-in-law of Seela Jayamanne,​ Erasmon Saldin and Chandra Abeynayake,​ wife of the late Nihal K.M. Perera (Attorney-at-Law),​ daughter of the late J.M. and Susan Jayamanne – Anton and daughter-in-law of the late Bernard and Lilian Perera. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 12th December 2017 and will be brought to her residence at No. 39B,​ Hena Road,​ Mount Lavinia on 13th December 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 14th December for burial at the General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section) at 4.00 p.m.155397

SHANMUGALINGAM – DR. KANDIAH. Retired Veterinary Surgeon,​ son of late Mr & Mrs Pandithar Kandiah of Karanavai South,​ beloved husband of Navis (nee Lanne) of Hatton /​ Colombo,​ loving brother of Shanmugasothy (Australia),​ late Madurai Meenatchi,​ Thanigasalam,​ Shanmugasunderam,​ late Shanmugaratnam,​ Manoranjitham (Canada) and Indrani,​ everloving uncle of Kokulan,​ Kumuthan and Rahulan,​ passed away peacefully on 11/​12/​2017. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour for viewing on Wednesday 13/​12/​2017 from 10 a.m. Cortege leaves the parlour at 2.30 p.m. on Thursday 14th December for cremation at the General Cemetery Borella at 3.00 p.m. Tel: 0718396773 (Navis).155402

SHANMUGANATHAN – RAJAH. Passed away 8th December,​ 2017 in Sydney,​ Australia. Beloved husband of late Leelavathy (nee Appiah),​ loving father of Radha Yasoda,​ Sathyabama,​ Muralitharan,​ Giritharan Brindha and Nandakumaran,​ loving father-in-law of Ravindra Sathiyaseelan Parimelalaghan Prathiba Priyendra and Mikyla,​ adored grandfather of Dharini,​ Kumuthini,​ Ashwin,​ Aarthee,​ Teshyana,​ Tristan,​ Keshon Tanisha,​ Yanika,​ Krishan,​ Joanna,​ Isaac and Rachel,​ brother of late Pushparani and Patmarathy,​ expired. Viewing from 7 p.m. Wednesday,​ December 13th at 11,​ Sabrina Grove,​ Plumpton NSW 2761. Funeral rites will commence at 7 a.m. on Thursday,​ December 14th at the above residence. Cremation to follow at 10.30 a.m. at Minchinbury.155487

WEERARATNE – LUKE REMEGIUS. Former staff member of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation,​ son of late Aloy & Catherine Weeraratne,​ husband of late Dawn Stephanie Weeraratne (CWE),​ beloved father of Michelle Weeraratne (Australia) and Rozana Silva (Asiri Central),​ father-in-law of Jayantha Silva (Impetus Ltd),​ grandfather of Mikelly Silva,​ brother of Steve Weeraratne,​ Louis Weeraratne and late Vernon Weeraratne. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 12th December from 10 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the parlour on Wednesday 13th December 2017 at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Borella (RC Section).155403

WIJEYERATNE – SHIMALIE (nee PERERA) – Called to Rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Rohan Wijeyeratne (Ex HNB & Khalij Commercial Bank,​ Dubai),​ loving mother of Roshima (University of Colombo) & Roshane (Sampath Bank),​ mother-in-law of Nirmal (Australia),​ daughter of Bede & Gladis Perera,​ loving sister of Dhammika,​ daughter-in-law of late Joe & Laura Wijeyeratne,​ sister-in-law of late Loyala,​ Christine Cooray (Canada),​ Priyan Wijeyeratne (Australia),​ Srinath Wijeyeratne (Canada). Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour Mount Lavinia on Tuesday the 12th from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday 13th December at 2.30 p.m. for Burial at St Peter & Paul Church,​ Lunawa at 4 p.m.155038

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2017.

ARIYAWANSA – DAYANI (Retired Staff Nurse – Health Department). Beloved wife of late husband Susantha,​ beloved mother of Ushani (Australia),​ Jayasrini (People’s Bank),​ Vindupani (Water Board),​ Mohan (Journalist),​ Indrika (Australia),​ Lakshan (United Kingdom),​ mother-in-law of Bernard (Australia),​ late son-in-law,​ Jayasiri (Retired – People’s Bank),​ Dimuth (Australia),​ Indrani (Government),​ Dhammika (Kandy Hotels Group – retired),​ Priyanka (UK) and grandchildren – Greshan,​ Venisha,​ Shehan,​ Charuni,​ Kavinda,​ Ishara,​ Sachintha,​ Hashan Sajana,​ Geenath,​ Mikeala and great-grandchildren Leonne and Henry,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 163/​76,​ Vimukthi Mawatha,​ Pittugala,​ Malabe on 12th of December,​ 2017 at 3.00 p.m. Cremation at Thalahena General Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.154978.

RANASINGHE – THAKSHAN KUMARA GAMINI (former UNIDO Consultant). Son of late Professor D.A. Ranasinghe,​ late Beatrice and step son of late Anne,​ loving father of Lohit,​ Ruan and Mevan,​ loving brother of late Rohini,​ Kushlani,​ Ananda,​ Shanti,​ Nihal and Renuka and brother-in-law of late Sarath Jayasinghe and Mahendra Amarasuriya and Niela,​ father-in-law of Sanjula and grandfather of Lomaani and Suvaani. Viewing at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from 8.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. on 12th December 2017. Cortege leaves parlour at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 3.00 p.m. No flowers by request.154874

WIJEYERATNE – SHIMALIE (nee PERERA) – Called to Rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Rohan Wijeyeratne (Ex HNB & Khalij Commercial Bank,​ Dubai),​ loving mother of Roshima (University of Colombo) & Roshane (Sampath Bank),​ mother-in-law of Nirmal (Australia),​ daughter of Bede & Gladis Perera,​ loving sister of Dhammika,​ daughter-in-law of late Joe & Laura Wijeyeratne,​ sister-in-law of late Loyala,​ Christine Cooray (Canada),​ Priyan Wijeyeratne (Australia),​ Srinath Wijeyeratne (Canada). Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour Mount Lavinia on Tuesday the 12th from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday 13th December at 2.30 p.m. for Burial at St Peter & Paul Church,​ Lunawa at 4 p.m.155038

WEERARATNE – LUKE REMEGIUS – Former Staff Member of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation,​ son of late Aloy & Catherine Weeraratne,​ husband of late Dawn Stephanie Weeraratne (CWE),​ beloved father of Michelle Weeraratne (Australia) and Rozana Silva (Asiri Central),​ father-in-law of Jayantha Silva (Impetus Ltd),​ grandfather of Mikelly Silva,​ brother of Steve Weeraratne,​ Louis Weeraratne and late Vernon Weeraratne. The remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 12th December from 10.00 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday 13th December 2017 at 4.30 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Borella (RC Section).155152

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017.

DASANAYAKE – Mrs. D.M. Beloved wife of late Mr. W.D.P. Dasanayake,​ retired school teacher,​ Mrs. D.M. Dasanayake of “Rathsara”,​ Hirana,​ Panadura has expired. Cremation will take place at Panadura Minuwanpitiya Crematorium at 6.00 p.m. on 11.12.2017. Lovingly remembered by sons,​ daughters and relatives. Birth 12.12.1922,​ Death 08.12.2017.154869

DE SILVA – MARIE. Loving daughter of late Mr/​Mrs Francis Perera,​ beloved wife of late Joseph (Joy),​ mother of Sanjay,​ Rajiev and Kumar,​ mother-in-law of Amali and Shamindri,​ grandmother of Anushka,​ Dian,​ Joshua,​ Alina and Kevan,​ sister of Annette,​ Emil,​ Yvonne,​ Kenneth,​ Mignonne and Mohan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves parlour on Monday 11th December at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (R.C. Section).154872

DIAS – SHELTON PETER – (Retired Superintendent of Audit). Beloved husband of late Muriel,​ precious father of Prinath (formerly of University of Moratuwa) and Kusum,​ late Jayasiri (formerly of World Vision) and of Indrani,​ grandfather of Jaindu and Sri Kanth,​ Keshika and Sudila and Praveen,​ great grandfather of Kimaya,​ Shenaya,​ Yaran,​ Kiyan and Shayana,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 120/​1,​ De Soysa Road,​ Rawatawatta,​ Moratuwa at 4.00 p.m. on 11th December for Interment after service at Moratumulla Mehtodist Church. TN – 011-2653181,​ 077-7305628.154865

FERNANDO – SANATH (C.S.L.) Ex Ceylon Government Railway and Textile Coperation,​ Veyangoda. Husband of the late Kusuma,​ father of Gehan (UK),​ father-in-law of Laura (UK),​ grandfather of Amelie and Lily,​ son of the late Paulis and Seelawathie Fernando,​ brother of late Shelton,​ late Sirima,​ Neil,​ Nihal,​ late Jayantha,​ late Tissa and Ronald,​ brother-in-law of late Margaret,​ late Diamond Ariyawardena,​ Chandra,​ late Cecil Fernando,​ Lalitha,​ Ramani,​ late Padma,​ Rohini,​ Lloyd and late Mahendra,​ expired. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia. Cortege leaves at 4.30 p.m. on 11 December 2017,​ for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Mount Lavinia at 5.00 p.m. No. 17,​ Watarappala Road,​ Mount Lavinia.154871

Indatissa – Nalini beloved wife of the late Sarath Indatissa,​ former Director of Education,​ former Principal,​ Tholangamuwa Central College,​ Pinnawala Central College,​ Royal International School- Kegalle,​ beloved mother of Kalinga Indatissa-President’s Counsel and Nalinda Indatissa – Attorney-at-Law,​ mother-in-law of Samanthee and Nadeera,​ beloved grandmother of Dinendri,​ Rashmini,​ Kavindu and Jhanvi and beloved great-grandmother of Dhaavye expired. Remains will be at No 20,​ 1st Lane,​ Epitamulla Road,​ Pita Kotte. Cremation at Borella Kanatte at 5.00 p.m. on Monday the 11th of December.154873

RANASINGHE – THAKSHAN KUMARA GAMINI (former UNIDO Consultant). Son of late Professor D.A. Ranasinghe,​ late Beatrice and step son of late Anne,​ loving father of Lohit,​ Ruan and Mevan,​ loving brother of late Rohini,​ Kushlani,​ Ananda,​ Shanti,​ Nihal and Renuka and brother-in-law of late Sarath Jayasinghe and Mahendra Amarasuriya and Niela,​ father-in-law of Sanjula and grandfather of Lomaani and Suvaani. Viewing at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from 8.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. on 12th December 2017. Cortege leaves parlour at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 3.00 p.m. No flowers by request.154874

RATNAYAKE – DULEEP. Dearly beloved husband of Soma,​ loving father of Ravi,​ Pradeep,​ Dilhani and Amendra,​ son of late Mudliyar and Mrs. F.W. Ratnayake,​ brother of late Ralph and of Audrey,​ Carl,​ Nannette and Neville,​ father-in-law of Renu,​ Pradeep Pieris and Amita,​ grandfather of Supun,​ Nuwan,​ Chethana,​ Dilan and Ryan. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Monday 11th December at 4.00 p.m. Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.30 p.m.154875

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2017

ANANDAPPA – RANJAN (Journalist,​​ ANCL). Loving husband of Christine,​​ dear father of Roshan and Rochelle,​​ father-in-law of Rusheni and Devan and loving grandfather of baby Roneysha,​​ brother of Nihal,​​ Jayantha,​​ Marini,​​ Rukmani,​​ Bernadine,​​ Eric,​​ Nirmala,​​ Marianne and Bede,​​ brother-in-law of late Brian,​​ Camillus,​​ Marilyn,​​ late Christopher,​​ Sharmala,​​ Nadee,​​ late Mohan,​​ Joy,​​ late Kumar,​​ Shanthi,​​ Charitha,​​ Gerard,​​ late Iroshi,​​ Jean and Bernard,​​ son of late Clarence and Celeste,​​ son-in-law of late Bertie and Camille Pullenayagam. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour on Sunday,​​ 10th December at 4 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​​ Borella (R.C. Section).154496

BALARAJAH – SOUNTHARY – Beloved wife of Duncan C. Balarajah – (Ex-Shell,​ Petroleum,​ Kolonnawa). Beloved mother of Danushan,​ Ratheeka,​ Shanthan,​ grandmother of Benjamin,​ Mathew,​ Hailey,​ Millan Jacob,​ mother-in-law of Nirusha,​ Christine,​ beloved daughter of late Post-Master Sathiyanathan & Mary Sathiyanathan,​ beloved sister of Devi Perera – (Canada),​ Vathany Thangiah,​ (U.K.) Subathra Sivothayan (U.K.) Sathiyanathan (U.K.) sister-in-law of Rajakulasingam,​ Navanathan,​ Jeyadevi Jesudason (all deceased),​ Selvadevi Joseph,​ Jeyarajah (U.K.) Pushpadevi Arulannarajah,​ late George Devarajah (U.K.) Funeral took place at St. Margaret in the Pines Cemetery on November 25th 2017. 1290 – 818,​ Danforth Road,​ Scarborough Ont. M1J 3L9,​ Canada.152656

COL (Rtd) NIRIELLA – W.H. (Attorney-at-Law). Beloved husband of late Prema,​​ much beloved father of Dananjaya,​​ father-in-law of Menaka,​​ grandfather of Ushi and Diti,​​ expired. Cremation takes place at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5.00 p.m. on Sunday 10th December. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. 60/​​8,​​ Peterson Lane,​​ Wellawatte,​​ Colombo 06. 2581154. No flowers by request.153572

DIAS – SHELTON PETER – (Retired Superintendent of Audit). Beloved husband of late Muriel,​ precious father of Prinath (formerly of University of Moratuwa) and Kusum,​ late Jayasiri (formerly of World Vision) and of Indrani,​ grandfather of Jaindu and Sri Kanth,​ Keshika and Sudila and Praveen,​ great grandfather of Kimaya,​ Shenaya,​ Yaran,​ Kiyan and Shayana,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 120/​1,​ De Soysa Road,​ Rawatawatta,​ Moratuwa at 4.00 p.m. on 11th December for Interment after service at Moratumulla Mehtodist Church. TN – 011-2653181,​ 077-7305628.154864

JOSEPH – NORMAN – [Director – [Dacoll (Pvt.) Ltd]. – Beloved son of the late Mr. Neville Joseph [President’s Counsel] and the late Mrs. Nanda Joseph,​ dearly beloved husband of Mrs. Deena Wickramasurendra,​ loving father of Gimhana Wickramasurendra,​ [Attorney-at-Law] and Jaliya Wickramasurendra [Director – [P.T.C. Holdings] and loving father-in-law of Gihan Beneragama,​ [Director – [P.T.C. Holdings],​ expired. Cremation on Sunday 10th December 2017 at 5.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery,​ Mt. Lavinia. Cortege leaves residence at 109/​2,​ Lake Crescent,​ Attidiya,​ Dehiwala. at 3.45 p.m. on Sunday.154826

LIYANAGE – S.C (nee SAMARASINGHE) Retired Teacher. Beloved wife of Nath Liyanage,​ mother of Maj Gen (Rtd),​ Janmika Liyanage,​ Aryani,​ Maj Gen Sathyappriya Liyanage,​ mother-in-law of Pushpa,​ Buwaneka and Shiromi,​ sister of Prema (late),​ Nanda,​ Padma and Amitha,​ grandmother of Yeshani,​ Manuja,​ Lakkitha,​ Ilakshini,​ Shalini & Seruni,​ great grandmother of Shavanya & Anuki. Cortege leaves 5/​6,​ 2nd Lane,​ Egodawatta Road,​ Boralesgamuwa for cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery at 10.00 a.m. on Sunday 10th December 2017.154867

WICKRAMARATNE – CHANDRA ATHUKORALA (Former Teacher at Kalyani Daham School,​​ Sylvester College,​ Kandy and Zahira College Colombo),​​ expired on 07th December. The funeral will take place on Sunday 10th at 3.00 p.m. at Yabaraluwa Public Cemetery. Lovingly remembered by husband – Kithsiri Udayakumar,​​ sister and all relatives. No. 186/​​F/​​14,​ Freezone Terrace Yabaraluwa North,​ Malwana.154209

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2017

AMARASINGHE – C.P. (Retired People’s Bank). Beloved husband of Leelamani (retired People’s Bank),​ loving father of Hirumalee and Sandamalee,​ father-in-law of Amal and Eraj,​ grandfather of Chansika and Abigail,​ expired in Melbourne. Funeral will take place on the 09th of December at the Bunurong Memorial Park,​ Dandenong,​ Melbourne,​ Australia.153888

ANANDAPPA – RANJAN (Journalist,​ ANCL). Loving husband dof Christine,​ dear father of Roshan and Rochelle,​ father-in-law of Rusheni and Devan and loving grandfather of baby Roneysha,​ brother of Nihal,​ Jayantha,​ Marini,​ Rukmani,​ Bernadine,​ Eric,​ Nirmala,​ Marianne and Bede,​ brother-in-law of late Brian,​ Camillus,​ Marilyn,​ late Christopher,​ Sharmala,​ Nadee,​ late Mohan,​ Joy,​ late Kumar,​ Shanthi,​ Charitha,​ Gerard,​ late Iroshi,​ Jean and Bernard,​ son of late Clarence and Celeste,​ son-in-law of late Bertie and Camille Pullenayagam. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour on Sunday,​ 10th December at 4 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (R.C. Section).154492

DE ZILVA – NEVILLE MICHAEL (expired). (Ex-employee of Clark Spence (Galle) & Port Cargo Corporation (Col)),​ brother of Thomas,​ Norman,​ Analeen,​ Joyce (Australia) (Deceased),​ loving nephews & nieces – Clifford,​ Mello,​ Terry,​ Ronny,​ Brian,​ Jenny,​ Sweetie & Rosemary. Remains can be viewed from 9 am. to 9 p.m. on Thursday,​ Friday & Saturday at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia. Remains will be laid to rest at General Cemetery,​ Mt. Lavinia at 4 p.m. on Saturday the 9th December 2017.153309

DIYAGO – DON WILFRED (At Rest with Jesus),​ Dearly beloved husband of late Effie Indrani Diyago,​ son of late Mr & Mrs Don Dominic Diyago,​ loving father of Renuka (CGR),​ Ajantha (Kristal Kleen),​ Hiran (Blizz),​ Dinal (Metroof Ltd.) and Niluk,​ loving father-in-law of Gotabaya,​ Hsueh-Hua,​ Nayana,​ Inoka and Priyangani. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Friday 8th December at 9.30 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 9th December at 4 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section).153284

DR. ARTHUR PERERA (Former Secretary – Central Bank of Sri Lanka). Beloved husband of Kumari,​ loving father of Chandima (Australia) and Iresha (Australia),​ father-in-law of Dr. Sujeewa Lakshitha Fernando and Aaron King,​ son of late Mr. & Mrs. Arnolis Perera of Ambalangoda,​ loving brother of late A.G.G. Daya,​ Carthy,​ A.G.C. Wimala,​ A.G.O. and Eva,​ Chitra and Indra,​ brother-in-law of L.B. Ekanayake,​ N.B. Ekanayake,​ Maheshi Ekanayake and late Chitra Abeygunawardana,​ expired. The body will remain at Chandra Panagoda Funeral Parlour Malabe from 06th December 9.00 a.m. to 08th December,​ 10.00 p.m. and will be brought to his residence at No. 26/​2,​ 2nd Lane,​ Wickramasinghepura,​ Battaramulla on 09th December morning at 9.00 a.m. Cremation will take place on 09th December at 3.00 p.m. at Battaramulla Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. on 09th December 2017.152779

GUNASEKARA – HARIPRIYA (Astrologer – formerly Journalist of ANCL – Lake House). Beloved father of Dulani,​ Kasyapa,​ Udaya and father-in-law of Raj,​ Sisila and Senani,​ much loved grandfather of Thilina,​ Sithul,​ Bhanuka,​ Anuhas,​ Deneth and Lakvidu,​ expired. Funeral at Galkissa General Cemetery,​ Mount Lavinia,​ at 2.00 p.m. on 10.12.2017.154596

JAYAWARDHANA – AUSTIN – Dearly beloved husband of late Sri Nandani,​ loving father of Yashodha,​ Asanga,​ Dhanusha and late Harshini,​ loving father-in-law of Dulika,​ adored grandfather of Shamitha,​ Ashvin,​ Kavisha and Sachini. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 9th December for cremation at General Cemetery Borella from 12 Kuruppu Road,​ off Cotta Road,​ Colombo-8.153872

COL (Rtd) NIRIELLA – W.H. Attorney-at-Law. Beloved husband of late Prema,​ much beloved father of Dananjaya,​ father-in-law of Menaka,​ grandfather of Ushi and Diti,​ expired. Cremation takes place at General Cemetery Borella at 5.00 p.m. on Sunday 10th December. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. 60/​8,​ Peterson Lane,​ Wellawatte,​ Colombo 06. 2581154. No flowers by request.153577

WICKRAMARATNE – CHANDRA ATHUKORALA Former Teacher at Kalyani Daham School,​ Sylvester College Kandy and Zahira College Colombo,​ expired on 07th December. The funeral will take place on Sunday 10th 3.00 p.m. at Yabaraluwa Public Cemetery. Lovingly remembered by husband Kithsiri Udayakumar,​ sister and all relatives. No. 186/​F/​14 Freezone Terrace Yabaraluwa North Malwana.154203

DE ZILVA – NEVILLE MICHAEL (Ex-employee of Clark Spence (Galle) & Port Cargo Corporation (Colombo). Beloved husband of late Filicia (Ranee),​ brother of Thomas,​ Norman,​ Analeen,​ Joyce -Australia (deceased),​ loving uncle of Clifford,​ Mello,​ Terry,​ Ronny,​ Brian,​ Jenny,​ Sweetie,​ Rosemary,​ Lester,​ Leon and Brycle,​ expired. Remains can be viewed from 9 a.m. Cortege leaves Mahinda Florist,​ Mt. Lavinia at 4 p.m. on Saturday 9th December 2017,​ for burial at General Cemetery,​ Mt. Lavinia. Australian papers,​ please copy.154799

Indatissa – Nalini, beloved wife of the late Sarath Indatissa, former Provincial Director of Education Sabaragamuwa, former Principal Tholangamuwa Central College, Pinnawala Central College, Royal International School – Kegalle, beloved mother of Kalinga Indatissa – President's Counsel and Nalinda Indatissa – Attorney-at-Law, mother-in-law of Samanthee and Nadeera, beloved grandmother of Dinendri, Rashmini, Kavindu and Jhanvi and beloved great-grandmother of Dhaavye, expired. Remains will be at No 20, 1st Lane, Epitamulla Road, Pita Kotte. Funeral arrangements will be notified later.154808

MIRCHANDANI – RUKMA (nee SHAMDASANI). Dearly beloved wife of Ram,​ Loving mother of Jagdesh,​ sister of Hargobind,​ Chandra,​ Lal,​ Indra and sister-in-law of Teku Mirchandani,​ passed away peacefully at her home. The remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturay 9th of December from 8 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. and thereafter cremation at the General Cemetery,​Kanatte (Gas Section)154789.

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2017

DAMBADENIYA DINENDRA PADMINI. Beloved wife of Senevirathna B. Samaradivakara (Retired School Principal),​ beloved mother of Lilan (Canada),​ Chamila (Australia),​ Prabath (DIMO),​ beloved eldest daughter of late Charles Dambadeniya and Samiththa Rajakaruna,​ beloved sister of Hemantha,​ Chandrasiri (U.S.A.),​ Nandani,​ Janaka,​ Vajira,​ beloved sister-in-law of Dias,​ Lional Sweneetha,​ Leslie,​ Donald,​ Swarna,​ Sandya Padma beloved,​ mother-in-law of Surani (Canada),​ Sonali (Australia),​ beloved grandmother of Shehansa,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 72/​A,​ Malwatta Rd.,​ Asgiriya,​ Gampaha on Saturday at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at Kasagahawatta Plantation,​ Gampaha.152891

DANDENIYAGE VANITHA CHANDRASIRI DE SILVA,​ retired Special Education Teacher at Janadhipathi Vidyalaya,​ Maharagama,​ beloved eldest daughter of late Mr & Mrs D.E. De Silva of Chapel Road,​ Nugegoda,​ loving wife of Kamal De Silva,​ retired Senior Executive Central Bank,​ dearest loving mother of Jayani De Silva of Ceylon Biscuits Group and dearest mother-in-law of Savan Kariyawasam of Sarasa Soft Solutions,​ expired. Funeral takes place at the General Cemetery,​ Kohuwala at 2.00 p.m. on Saturday,​ 9th December. 133/​3,​ Pagoda Road,​ Pita Kotte.153547

DE ZILVA – NEVILLE MICHAEL (expired). (Ex-employee of Clark Spence (Galle) & Port Cargo Corporation (Col)),​ brother of Thomas,​ Norman,​ Analeena,​ Joyce (Australia) (Deceased),​ loving nephews & nieces – Clifford,​ Mello,​ Jenny,​ Ronny,​ Brian,​ Jenny Sweetie & Rosemary. Remains can be viewed from 9 am. to 9 p.m. on Thursday,​ Friday & Saturday at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia. Remains will be laid to rest at General Cemetery,​ Mt. Lavinia at 4 p.m. on Saturday the 9th December 2017.153309

DIYAGO – DON WILFRED (At Rest with Jesus),​ Dearly beloved husband of late Effie Indrani Diyago,​ son of late Mr & Mrs Don Dominic Diyago,​ loving father of Renuka (CGR),​ Ajantha (Kristal Kleen),​ Hiran (Blizz),​ Dinal (Metroof Ltd.) and Niluk,​ loving father-in-law of Gotabaya,​ Hsueh-Hua,​ Nayana,​ Inoka and Priyangani. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Friday 8th December at 9.30 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 9th December at 4 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section).153284

DR. ARTHUR PERERA (Former Secretary – Central Bank of Sri Lanka). Beloved husband of Kumari,​ loving father of Chandima (Australia) and Iresha (Australia),​ father-in-law of Dr. Sujeewa Lakshitha Fernando and Aaron King,​ son of late Mr. & Mrs. Arnolis Perera of Ambalangoda,​ loving brother of late A.G.G. Daya,​ Carthy,​ A.G.C. Wimala,​ A.G.O. and Eva,​ Chitra and Indra,​ brother-in-law of L.B. Ekanayake,​ N.B. Ekanayake,​ Maheshi Ekanayake and late Chitra Abeygunawardana,​ expired. The body will remain at Chandra Panagoda Funeral Parlour Malabe from 06th December 9.00 a.m. to 08th December,​ 10.00 p.m. and will be brought to his residence at No. 26/​2,​ 2nd Lane,​ Wickramasinghepura,​ Battaramulla on 09th December morning at 9.00 a.m. Cremation will take place on 09th December at 3.00 p.m. at Battaramulla Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. on 09th December 2017.152779

FERNANDO – HUGH – Beloved husband of Tulia,​ darling father of late Trever,​ Yazmin,​ Rodney & Rohan,​ father-in-law of Shiranthi,​ Azmi Marikar & Babara,​ loving grandfather of Aslam,​ Shayami,​ Aminah,​ Trinuki,​ Maryam Issobella & Zachary,​ great grandfather of Yazsha,​ brother of Terry,​ Lucile & late Bertram,​ Ossie,​ Duggie,​ Vyette & Corine,​ brother-in-law of Eroma,​ Yvonne & late Ella,​ Helan,​ Andrew,​ Ashley,​ Harold,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 108,​ Wattarantanne Passage,​ Kandy at 3.30 p.m. on 8th December for Burial at Mahiyawa Cemetery,​ Catholic Section at 4.15 p.m.153107

PERERA – A.G.L. – LAKSHMAN (Former Managing Director & Group CEO,​ C.W. Mackie,​ PLC). Dearly beloved husband of Yawwanie (nee de Silva),​ much loved father /​ father-in-law of Moshi & Maria,​ Yushani & Deen and late Jayanga,​ affectionate grandfather of Aminah,​ Daniel & Mikyle,​ son of the late Mr. & Mrs. A.G.G. Perera (Kandy),​ son-in-law of the late Mr. & Mrs. G.M.T. de Silva (Maha Ambalangoda),​ brother of Nanda,​ late Lakshmi,​ Prasad,​ Bharatha,​ late Saroja,​ Srilal,​ Chandana,​ Ratnamali & Jagath,​ brother-in-law of Janika,​ late Tikmuth,​ Ransi,​ Ajith,​ Akbo,​ Dhammi,​ Aruna & late Nishal. Cortege leaves residence at No. 16,​ Jaya Mawatha,​ (off Dehiwela – Maharagama Road),​ Boralesgamuwa on Friday,​ the 8th of December at 5.00 p.m. for cremation at Godigamuwa,​ Maharagama General Cemetery at 6.00 p.m.152507

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017

CARVALHO – THERESE. Dearly beloved daughter of Maggie Machado and of late Mr. X.P. Machado,​ was clled to rest on 5th December 2017. Beloved wife of Anton,​ loving mother of Tania,​ mother-in-law of Pushpika,​ sister of Joe,​ Fatima (Fatty),​ Bernard (Cashie) and Bonoventure,​ sister-in-law of Fatima and Ingrid,​ everloving aunty of Tamara,​ Sachiel and Samara. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 7th December at 10.30 a.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Roman Catholic Section).152956

DAMBADENIYA DINENDRA PADMINI. Beloved wife of Senevirathna B. Samaradivakara (Retired School Principal),​ beloved mother of Lilan (Canada),​ Chamila (Australia),​ Prabath (DIMO),​ beloved eldest daughter of late Charles Dambadeniya and Samiththa Rajakaruna,​ beloved sister of Hemantha,​ Chandrasiri (U.S.A.),​ Nandani,​ Janaka,​ Vajira,​ beloved sister-in-law of Dias,​ Lional Sweneetha,​ Leslie,​ Donald,​ Swarna,​ Sandya Padma beloved,​ mother-in-law of Surani (Canada),​ Sonali (Australia),​ beloved grandmother of Shehansa,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 72/​A,​ Malwatta Rd.,​ Asgiriya,​ Gampaha on Saturday at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at Kasagahawatta Plantation,​ Gampaha.152891

DE SARAM – NAOMI IRIS. Dearly beloved wife of late Henry De Saram,​ loving mother of Christine,​ Christo,​ Teruni and Sonali,​ mother-in-law of Prasanna,​ Preeni,​ Niranjan and Chari,​ darling Mamma of Lakshan,​ Shala,​ Michelle,​ Shane,​ Asitha,​ Samanthi,​ Ashika,​ Tinusha and Cheruka,​ beloved great grandmother of Kihara,​ Eva,​ Grace and Efia. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday 7th December for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.00 p.m.152569

DE SILVA – ELIZABETH UNICE (Retired P.T.I.). Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved daughter of late John and Louisa de Silva of Matara,​ loving sister of late Alex,​ Gerald,​ Felix,​ Clement,​ George,​ Cyril and Dudley,​ sister of Gladys and Amy,​ sister-in-law of Kumarasamy and beloved “Loku Amma” of Siromie and Roshan,​ expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 7th December for crematon at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.30 p.m.152572

DR. ARTHUR PERERA (Former Secretary – Central Bank of Sri Lanka). Beloved husband of Kumari,​ loving father of Chandima (Australia) and Iresha (Australia),​ father-in-law of Dr. Sujeewa Lakshitha Fernando and Aaron King,​ son of late Mr. & Mrs. Arnolis Perera of Ambalangoda,​ loving brother of late A.G.G. Daya,​ Carthy,​ A.G.C. Wimala,​ A.G.O. and Eva,​ Chitra and Indra,​ brother-in-law of L.B. Ekanayake,​ N.B. Ekanayake,​ Maheshi Ekanayake and late Chitra Abeygunawardana,​ expired. The body will remain at Chandra Panagoda Funeral Parlour Malabe from 06th December 9.00 a.m. to 08th December,​ 10.00 p.m. and will be brought to his residence at No. 26/​2,​ 2nd Lane,​ Wickramasinghepura,​ Battaramulla on 09th December morning at 9.00 a.m. Cremation will take place on 09th December at 3.00 p.m. at Battaramulla Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. on 09th December 2017.152779

FERNANDO – GLENICE. Beloved wife of late Derek Fernando,​ Attorney-at-Law,​ loving mother of Ian Fernando,​ Attorney-at-Law,​ mother-in-law of Ranjila,​ darling grandmother of Roshanara and Rushara. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia. Funeral on 07/​12/​2017 at 4.00 p.m. in the Roman Catholic Section of the Galkissa Cemetery.152729

NESIAH – ANITA (JEEVIE). Wife of Devanesan Nesiah,​ daughter of late Sam and Jeyasothy Seevaratnam,​ sister of the late Venita,​ Raju,​ the late Dharma,​ the late Kingsley and Rosie,​ mother of Vaseeharan,​ Vasuki and Kumanan,​ mother-in-law of Nanthikesan,​ Sonali and Jen,​ grandmother of Udhayanan,​ Nawal,​ Merhini,​ Sanjeevi. On Thursday December 7 viewing at Barney Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m. until 1.30 p.m. Funeral Service at 3 p.m. at Kollupitiya Methodist Church and Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5.30 p.m.152584

PEIRIS – PAUL EDMUND – Formerly of the Department of Agriculture (Rice Research Station Bathalagoda and Bombuwela). Beloved husband of Indrani (deceased),​ precious father of Priyankari (UK),​ Devruvani (Nishanee Electronics),​ Prasada (Hayley’s Lighting),​ Sudakshi (Formerly of Seylan Bank),​ father-in-law of Chris Perera (Marine Overseas Agency),​ Priyantha Dias (Nishanee Electronics),​ Linoshi,​ Rabindranath Mudalige (Doha Bank),​ beloved grandfather of Ishara,​ Dominic,​ Nuwan & Chamath (UK),​ Devruvan (Australia),​ Priyanjith & Dilruk (New Zealand),​ Ruwanthi (Canada),​ Prabhashni,​ Promodh,​ Umesh & Sudesh,​ grandfather-in-law of James Suares (UK),​ great grandfather of Jeshua & Reuben,​ much loved brother of late Peter & Anthony and of Joseph & Hilary Peiris. Cortege leave residence 122/​A,​ Paratta Road,​ Keselwatte at 2.30 p.m. for the funeral service at St. Sebastian Church,​ Moratuwa,​ at 3.00 p.m. and thereafter burial at the Holy Emmanuel Church,​ Moratuwa burial ground at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday the 7th of December 2017.152857

PERERA – A.G.L. – LAKSHMAN (Former Managing Director & Group CEO,​ C.W. Mackie,​ PLC). Dearly beloved husband of Yawwanie (nee de Silva),​ much loved father /​ father-in-law of Moshi & Maria,​ Yushani & Deen and late Jayanga,​ affectionate grandfather of Aminah,​ Daniel & Mikyle,​ son of the late Mr. & Mrs. A.G.G. Perera (Kandy),​ son-in-law of the late Mr. & Mrs. G.M.T. de Silva (Maha Ambalangoda),​ brother of Nanda,​ late Lakshmi,​ Prasad,​ Bharatha,​ late Saroja,​ Srilal,​ Chandana,​ Ratnamali & Jagath,​ brother-in-law of Janika,​ late Tikmuth,​ Ransi,​ Ajith,​ Akbo,​ Dhammi,​ Aruna & late Nishal. Cortege leaves residence at No. 16,​ Jaya Mawatha,​ (off Dehiwela – Maharagama Road),​ Boralesgamuwa on Friday,​ the 8th of December at 5.00 p.m. for cremation at Godigamuwa,​ Maharagama General Cemetery at 6.00 p.m.152507

 JOSEPH ANTHONIPILLAI – (Retired – Labour Department). Beloved husband of Bernie (Retired – Teacher – Holy Family Convent,​ Bambalapitiya),​ loving father of late Anjelo,​ father-in-law of Kusala,​ beloved grandfather of Francesca,​ loving brother of late Emmanuel and late Ponmani,​ loving brother-in-law of Mary Thavalily,​ late Selvarajah,​ late Lawrance,​ Victorine,​ Antonette,​ Jacintha,​ Helen,​ late Elmo,​ late Carmalita,​ Concy,​ Sherine and Christina,​ expired. Viewing on Thursday 7th December 2017 at Barney Raymond Funeral Parlour,​ Borella,​ from 2.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. Informant : Bernie (Wife) 0115-248220.153001.

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2017

DAN SENARATNE (Retired State Distilleries Corporation). Beloved husband of Yasa Senaratne (Retired Teacher – Anula Vidyalaya),​ loving father of late Kamal (SL Army),​ Upul (SL Customs),​ Deepal (NDB Bank) and Shameela (People’s Bank),​ father-in-law of Ruvini,​ Dayani (SLSI),​ Rashmi (Sampath Bank) and Madhura (Lyceum Int’l School),​ passed away. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m for cremation at Kirulapone Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 6th December.152424

DE SARAM – NAOMI IRIS. Dearly beloved wife of late Henry De Saram,​ loving mother of Christine,​ Christo,​ Teruni and Sonali,​ mother-in-law of Prasanna,​ Preeni,​ Niranjan and Chari,​ darling Mamma of Lakshan,​ Shala,​ Michelle,​ Shane,​ Asitha,​ Samanthi,​ Ashika,​ Tinusha and Cheruka,​ beloved great grandmother of Kihara,​ Eva,​ Grace and Efia. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday 7th December for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.00 p.m.152569

DE SILVA – ELIZABETH UNICE (Retired P.T.I.). Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved daughter of late John and Louisa de Silva of Matara,​ loving sister of late Alex,​ Gerald,​ Felix,​ Clement,​ George,​ Cyril and Dudley,​ sister of Gladys and Amy,​ sister-in-law of Kumarasamy and beloved “Loku Amma” of Siromie and Roshan,​ expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 7th December for crematon at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.30 p.m.152572

DE ZILVA – NEVILLE MICHAEL,​ expired. Ex-employee of Clark Spence,​ Galle and Port Cargo Corporation (Col). Funeral arrangements will be notified in due course.152489

DISSANAYAKE – PUNCHIBANDA SUDAHAMI,​ Resided at No. 37,​ Polhengoda Terrace,​ Colombo 05,​ passed away peacefully after a brief illness at the Kandy Teaching Hospital on Saturday,​ 2nd December. Beloved husband of late Mrs. Sujatha Dissanayake and loving father of Lalitha Kumari Dissanayake and Eranjan,​ loving grandfather of Ayodhya and Dr. Harshani. The remains will lie at the family home in Eppawela from Monday,​ 4th December. The funeral will be held on Wednesday,​ 6th December at Nisala Nimnaya,​ Wijepura,​ Anuradhapura. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. Telephone: 0788888041.151774

GNANAPRIYA GUNASEKARA – Gunasekara Opticians,​ Nugegoda. Beloved husband of Champa,​ father of Navod,​ Pamod & Subod,​ son of late Mr. & Mrs. Danapala Gunasekara,​ son-in-law of late Mr. B.S. Wijayaratne & Mrs. Uttara Wijayaratne,​ brother-in-law of Sudath,​ Prasad,​ Savithri & Yoshitha,​ expired. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Baddagana Cemetery at 5 p.m. on 6th Wednesday. No flowers by request. No. 97/​1,​ Edirisinghe Rd.,​ Wimalawatta,​ Nugegoda.152240

HINGERT – EDGAR JOHN. Dearly beloved husband of Jean,​ loving father of Shane and Shama,​ Nigel and Melanie,​ adored Grandpa of Ryan,​ Dyan,​ Clive and Jason,​ beloved son of the late Stanley and Dagmar Hingert,​ loving brother of Elmo,​ Yvonne,​ Angela,​ Odette,​ Rose,​ Sheryne,​ Vernon and Ingrid. Remains lie at Barney Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. on 6th December. Cortege leaves Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on 6th December for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Roman Catholic Section).152583

MIRIHAGALLA – BUDDHADASA – Retired Principal,​ Lecturer University of Kelaniya and Teacher in Zambia,​ passed away peacefully aged 92. Father of Premalal (Perth),​ Dr. Kamani (Birmingham) and Manel (London),​ father-in-law of Chandani (Perth),​ late Dr. Siri Petangoda and Mohan (London),​ loving grandfather of Naveen,​ Dinusha and Mathsha. Cortege leaves residence (No. 174,​ Waragoda Rd,​ Kelaniya) at 2 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 6 December.151771

MR. HECTOR PANDITA With profound sorrow informing the death of Mr. Hector Pandita,​“Hemli”,​ Thiranagama,​ Hikkaduwa. Family members – Nilu,​ Asela,​ Rusandi,​ Ethel,​ late Muriel,​ Lakshmi,​ Indrani and Gamini. Funeral on 06.12.2017 at 1.20 p.m.152485

MR. VALENTINE PAUL EMMANUEL – Born – 16 December 1970 – Died: 18 November 2017. Mr. Valentine Paul Emmanuel was born in Jaffna and lived in London Ealing UK. He passed away peacefully on 18th November 2017. Beloved son of late Nicholas and Matilda Emmanuel,​ son-in-law of Joaquin and late Ramona Bures,​ loving husband of Maria,​ adored father of Raymon and Nathan,​ loving brother of Timothy,​ Marcella,​ Dorathy and Terrence,​ brother-in-law of Rubenthini,​ Jegan,​ Raji,​ Jose,​ Marina and Joaquin. This notice is provided for all family and friends. Family.152361

NESIAH – ANITA (JEEVIE). Wife of Devanesan Nesiah,​ daughter of late Sam and Jeyasothy Seevaratnam,​ sister of the late Venita,​ Raju,​ the late Dharma,​ the late Kingsley and Rosie,​ mother of Vaseeharan,​ Vasuki and Kumanan,​ mother-in-law of Nanthikesan,​ Sonali and Jen,​ grandmother of Udhayanan,​ Nawal,​ Merhini,​ Sanjeevi. On Thursday December 7 viewing at Barney Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m. until 1.30 p.m. Funeral Service at 3 p.m. at Kollupitiya Methodist Church and Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5.30 p.m.152584

PERERA – A.G.L. – LAKSHMAN (Former Managing Director & Group CEO,​ C.W. Mackie,​ PLC). Dearly beloved husband of Yawwanie (nee de Silva),​ much loved father /​ father-in-law of Moshi & Maria,​ Yushani & Deen and late Jayanga,​ affectionate grandfather of Aminah,​ Daniel & Mikyle,​ son of the late Mr. & Mrs. A.G.G. Perera (Kandy),​ son-in-law of the late Mr. & Mrs. G.M.T. de Silva (Maha Ambalangoda),​ brother of Nanda,​ late Lakshmi,​ Prasad,​ Bharatha,​ late Saroja,​ Srilal,​ Chandana,​ Ratnamali & Jagath,​ brother-in-law of Janika,​ late Tikmuth,​ Ransi,​ Ajith,​ Akbo,​ Dhammi,​ Aruna & late Nishal. Cortege leaves residence at No. 16,​ Jaya Mawatha,​ (off Dehiwela – Maharagama Road),​ Boralesgamuwa on Friday,​ the 8th of December at 5.00 p.m. for cremation at Godigamuwa,​ Maharagama General Cemetery at 6.00 p.m.152507

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017

JOSEPH EMMANUEL RAJA (Former Managing Director of Ceylon Merchants,​ Jaffna and CEO of Lanka Trades & Commodities Pvt Ltd,​ Colombo,​ Charter President of Lions Club of Inner Colombo). Dearly beloved husband of Sarojini (nee Arnold),​ much loved father/​father-in-law of Tanuja & Willson Varghese (Australia),​ Anushya and Przemek Wegorek (UK),​ Nirosha and Jeyarajan Suppiah (UK) and Abarna and Adel Hewson (Dubai),​ affectionate Pappa of Sienna,​ Zion,​ Ava,​ Alec,​ Kaylan,​ Kieran,​ Rhea,​ Sofia and Elena,​ son of late Mr & Mrs B.S. Joseph of Atchuvely,​ son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs E.A. Arnold (Manipay),​ loving brother of late Mrs Pauline Rajakarier and of Mrs Catherine Vilavarayan,​ Therasine Jopseph,​ Paul Joseph and Mrs Rajini Niles. Viewing at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on 2nd and 3rd December 2017. Cortege leaves parlour after service at 12 noon on 4th December 2017 for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 12.30 p.m.151142

SENEVIRATNE – Mr. Y.W. (Retired Entomology Officer of Department of Health). Beloved husband of late Mrs. Banduwathie Seneviratne,​ father of Colonel Bandula Senavirathne (United Nations Organization – DR Congo),​ Sandaya Nilmini,​ mother-in-law of Nandika (U&H Wheel Service Pvt. Ltd),​ grandfather of Vikum & Dimuth (Sydney – Australia),​ Dr. Chamini Karavita (Gampaha General Hospital) and Tharuka (Bandaranayake College – Gampaha),​ has passed away. Funeral will be held at 5.00 p.m. at Weliweriya General Cemetery on Monday 4th December 2017. No. 27/​A,​ Bogaha Road,​ Ehala Yagoda,​ Gampaha. Tel: 033-2225930,​ 077 2635965.151515

MIRIHAGALLA – BUDDHADASA – Retired Principal,​ Lecturer University of Kelaniya and Teacher in Zambia,​ passed away peacefully aged 92. Father of Premalal (Perth),​ Dr. Kamani (Birmingham) and Manel (London),​ father-in-law of Chandani (Perth),​ late Dr. Siri Petangoda and Mohan (London),​ loving grandfather of Naveen,​ Dinusha and Mathsha. Cortege leaves residence (No. 174,​ Waragoda Rd,​ Kelaniya) at 2 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 6 December.151771

GNANADURAI – Mrs. PEACE JOY. Beloved wife of Richard (Formerly CIC),​ loving mother of Dhilan,​ mother-in-law of Sabeena,​ sister of Joe (late),​ Freddy (late),​ Gerry,​ Festus (late),​ Anton,​ Dharman,​ Grace,​ Yoges,​ Ruby,​ sister-in-law of Thane,​ Victor and Pushpam. Remains lie at A. F. Raymonds,​ Borella from Sunday 3rd December 8.30 a.m. to Monday 4th December 10.00 p.m.,​ then at Holy Trinity Church,​ St. Lawrence Road,​ Wellawatte,​ Colombo 6 from 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday the 5th of December,​ where the funeral will take place at 2.00 p.m. Cortege leaves for burial at Borella Kanatte. 011 2586437.151772

WIJEYESEKERA – KUSUMAL – Formerly of Ceylon Hotels Corporation. Loving husband of Chitra,​ beloved father of Dan and Danushki,​ son of late Placidus and late Merle,​ father-in-law of Shanika and Raymond,​ loving grandfather of Minara and Fallon,​ brother of Dayantha and Chitral,​ expired. Remains at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia from Monday 4th December 10.00 a.m. till Tuesday 5th 10.00 a.m.,​ thereafter for burial at General Cemetery Moratuwa,​ at 11.00 a.m.151773

DISSANAYAKE – PUNCHIBANDA SUDAHAMI,​ Resided at No. 37,​ Polhengoda Terrace,​ Colombo 05,​passed away peacefully after a brief illness at the Kandy Teaching Hospital on Saturday,​ 2nd December. Beloved husband of late Mrs. Sujatha Dissanayake and loving father of Lalitha Kumari Dissanayake and Eranjan,​ loving grandfather of Ayodhya and Dr. Harshani. The remains will lie at the family home in Eppawela from Monday,​ 4th December. The funeral will be held on Wednesday,​ 6th December at Nisala Nimnaya,​ Wijepura,​ Anuradhapura. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. Telephone: 0788888041.151774

WICKRAMASINGHE – KAMAL. Beloved husband of Niranjan,​ precious father of Sandeepani,​ precious father-in-law of Ruchira Walpita,​ adorable Siya of Vimeth,​ son of late Mr and Mrs Vincent and Kusuma Wickramasinghe,​ brother of Udith. Cremation at Borella Kanatta at 4.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. No. 429/​1,​ Thibirigasyaya Road,​ Colombo 05 on Monday 4th of December 2017.151775

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2017

CHANDRASINGHE – Mrs. MYRTLE CLARA – It is with great sorrow that we announce her death,​ on the 21st of November,​ 2017. (94 yrs.) wife of late Paul,​ loving mother of Illangani,​ Lal-Nissanka and Janath. May she attain Nibbana.149825

CUMARASWAMY – VIOLET MAHILMALAR – Wife of late S.V. Cumaraswamy,​ daughter of late Emily and Lionel Thambyrajah,​ mother of Cynthia,​ Rohini (Roga),​ late Sobana,​ Sivathasan (Rajan),​ late Rishindra and Subashini,​ sister of Pearl,​ dearly beloved grandmother of Rajanthie,​ Marsha,​ Natasha,​ Husbard,​ Sushan,​ Reginald Sathish,​ Angela,​ Taania,​ Sasbaard,​ Jerusha,​ Janani,​ Nivedha and Andrew. Funeral takes place at Mahinda Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia at 3.00 p.m. and cortege leaves for burial at Galkissa Cemetery,​ Christian Section thereafter on 3rd December. Viewing on Dec. 2nd and 3rd from 9.00 a.m. onwards.151519

DEVOTTA – EMELINE (nee Fernando) Daughter of late Mr & Mrs. S.T. Fernando,​ mother of Shirani & Chitrani,​ mother-in-law of Denver Rodrigo,​ grand mother of Heshani & Hemal,​ sister of late Celine Gonsal,​ late Nevis Fernando and Kamala Gomez. Remains lie at Residence No. 13,​ Marawila Road,​ Nattandiya. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday,​ 3rd December at 3.30 p.m. for Burial at Our Lady of Lourdes Church Cemetery,​ Nattandiya (Outstation edition of Sunday Observer & Papers pls copy).151690

DE SILVA – Mr. M.B.P. NIHAL – Death is sadly announced of Mr. M.B.P. Nihal De Silva in Canberra,​ Australia on 26th November 2017. He is the beloved husband of Swarna,​ loving father of Chinthaka and Tharani,​ father-in-law of Niluka and Anuradha,​ grandfather to three granddaughters,​ son of late Thomas and Gunawathi De Silva. Cremation and religious ceremonies were held in Canberra and in Sri Lanka to confer merits. May he attain Nibbana.150525

RAJAKUMAR – MATHER – (formerly of George Steuart and Co). Loving husband of Yasmin,​ adored father of Mahan,​ passed away in Toronto,​ Canada on 30th November 2017,​ son of the late Mr and Mrs. Quintus Mather,​ son in law of the late Dr and Mrs. G N R Nathaneal,​ brother of Parimalam and Narein,​ brother-in-law of Tulin Ratnam,​ Komathy,​ Shanta and the late George Nicholas,​ Anton and Rita Nathanael,​ Rose and Dr. Surendra Paul,​ Thomas and Jascintha Nathanael. Email: m​a​h​a​n​.​m​a​t​h​e​r​@​r​o​g​e​r​s​.​c​o​m​151595

SENEVIRATNE – Mr. Y.W. (Retired Entomology Officer of Department of Health). Beloved husband of late Mrs. Banduwathie Seneviratne,​​ father of Colonel Bandula Seneviratne (United Nations Organization – DR Congo),​​ Sandaya Nilmini,​​ father-in-law of Nandika (U&H Wheel Service Pvt. Ltd),​​ grandfather of Vikum & Dimuth (Sydney – Australia),​​ Dr. Chamini Karavita (Gampaha General Hospital) and Tharuka (Bandaranayake College – Gampaha),​​ passed away. Funeral will be held at 5.00 p.m. at Weliweriya General Cemetery on Monday 4th December 2017. No. 27/​​A,​​ Bogaha Road,​​ Ihala Yagoda,​​ Gampaha. Tel: 033-2225930,​​ 077 2635965.151516

TENNEKOON – SIRI NIHAL – Loving husband of Kisani and beloved father of Andre Niroshan Tennekoon and Michael Tennekoon,​ passed away on 26th November in Lusaka,​ Zambia. Thanksgiving and Funeral Service was held on Thursday 30th November and was followed by cremation at Ambassador St. Ann’s Funeral Home,​ Lusaka,​ Zambia.150946

REV. SISTER BERTHA SOYSA,​ sister of Charity of Jesus and Mary,​ expired. Her mortal remains at the home for Elders,​ Kegalle. Funeral Mass will be held in the Home,​ on Monday,​ 4th December at 10.00 a.m. followed by the buriel at Kegalle Catholic Cemetery. Provincial Superior Sisters of Charity No. 15,​ Don Carolis Road,​ Colombo 05.151769

JOSEPH-EMMANUEL RAJA (Former Managing Director of Ceylon Merchants,​ Jaffna and CEO of Lanka Trades & Commodities Pvt Ltd,​ Colombo,​ Charter President of Lions Club of Inner Colombo). Dearly beloved husband of Sarojini (NEE Arnold),​ much loved father/​father-in-1aw of Tanuja & Willson Varghese (Australia),​ Anushya and Przemek Wegorek (UK),​ Nirosha and Jeyarajan Suppiah (UK) and Abarna and Adel Hewson (Dubai). Affectionate Pappa of Sienna,​ Zion,​ Ava,​ Alec,​ Kaylan,​ Kieran,​ Rhea,​ Sofia and Elena. Son of late Mr & Mrs B.S.Joseph of Atchuvely,​ Son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs E.A.Arnold (Manipay),​ loving brother of late Mrs Pauline Rajakarier,​ and of Mrs Catherine Vilavarayan,​ Therasine Joseph,​ Paul Joseph and Mrs Rajini Niles. Viewing at AF Raymonds Funeral Parlour from 9.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. on 2nd and 3rd December 2017. Coretege leaves parlour after service at 12 noon on 4th December 2017 for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 12.30 p.m.151752

RASARATNAM – ARULCHELVAM (Formerly C.G.R. Maradana),​ beloved husband of Rose Jeyaranee (Wesley College),​ loving father of late Shayannan,​ son of late Rasaratnam (Accountant) and late Akilandanayaki,​ son-in-law of late Sinnathamby (master) and late Sebamani (Alvai),​ loving brother of late Dr. Sironmanie (Director of Education),​ Ranjithamany (Ret. Teacher Ratmalana Hindu College),​ Srimanie (France),​ passed away peacefully. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour on Saturday 2nd December at 8.30 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves parlour on Sunday 3rd December at 3.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Anglican Section).151749

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2017

AMARASURIYA – INDRANI. Beloved wife of late Gamini,​ mother of Gihan,​ Senaka,​ Surani & Saroshi,​ sister of late Dr Kamalika,​ Abeyratne,​ Dr Sena Wickramasuriya,​ expired. Remains at “Respect Home”,​ Jayarate Parlour (between AMW Showrooms & Devi Balika Vidyalaya),​ Borella from 1st December 4.00 p.m. onwards until 2.00 p.m. on 2nd December. Cremation on 2nd December,​ 2.30 p.m. at the Borella Cemetery,​ New Crematorium.151100

FERNANDEZ – REDRICIA ANGELINE (nee RODRIGO) (75) – Beloved wife of J.B. Fernandez; loving mother of Priyantha Fernandez,​ Roshan Fernandez,​ Sampath Fernandez; loving mother-in-law of Carmen Fernando,​ Jennifer Devota,​ Chamila Fernando; loving grandmother of Shenal Fernandez,​ Shereen Fernandez,​ Roshaine Fernandez,​ Sachini Fernandez,​ Senuri Fernandez; loving grandmother-in-law of Osandi Perera; loving great-grandmother of Odelia Fernandez,​ passed away on 01st December 2017 and remains lie at 244/​3A/​5,​ Ranaviru Dharmasiri Mawatha,​ Pahala Karagahamuna,​ Ragama Road,​ Kadawatha. The funeral will be held on 03rd December,​ 2017 at the Roman Catholic Church Cemetery,​ Thewatte,​ Ragama at 3.30p.m.151433

GRAY – SUZETTE ANNE. Beloved wife of Russel,​ loving mother of Jonathan and Teague,​ daughter of George Peris and late Pamela,​ sister of Roderick and Jacqueline,​ loving grandmother of Jacob,​ mother-in-law of Diana and Tiffany. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 2nd December at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte at 5.00 p.m. (instead of burial in the Anglican Section as earlier published).151159

JOSEPH EMMANUEL RAJA (Former Managing Director of Ceylon Merchants,​ Jaffna and CEO of Lanka Trades & Commodities Pvt Ltd,​ Colombo,​ Charter President of Lions Club of Inner Colombo). Dearly beloved husband of Sarojini (nee Arnold),​ much loved father/​father-in-law of Tanuja & Willson Varghese (Australia),​ Anushya and Przemek Wegorek (UK),​ Nirosha and Jeyarajan Suppiah (UK) and Abarna and Adel Hewson (Dubai),​ affectionate Pappa of Sienna,​ Zion,​ Ava,​ Alec,​ Kaylan,​ Kieran,​ Rhea,​ Sofia and Elena,​ son of late Mr & Mrs B.S. Joseph of Atchuvely,​ son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs E.A. Arnold (Manipay),​ loving brother of late Mrs Pauline Rajakarier and of Mrs Catherine Vilavarayan,​ Therasine Jopseph,​ Paul Joseph and Mrs Rajini Niles. Viewing at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on 2nd and 3rd December 2017. Cortege leaves parlour after service at 12 noon on 4th December 2017 for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 12.30 p.m.151142

KUMARASWAMY – VIOLET MAHILMALAR,​ wife of late S.V. Cumaraswamy,​ daughter of late Emily and Lionel Thambyrajan,​ mother of Cynthia,​ Rohini (Roga),​ late Sobana,​ Sivathasan (Rajan),​ late Rishindra and Subashini,​ sister of Pearl,​ dearly beloved grand-mother of Rajanthie,​ Marsha,​ Natasha,​ Hushard,​ Sushan,​ Reginald,​ Sathish,​ Angela,​ Taania,​ Sashaard,​ Jerusha,​ Janani,​ Nivedha and Andrew. Funeral will take place at Mahinda Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia at 3.00 p.m. and cortege leaves for burial at Galkissa Cemetery,​ Christian Section thereafter on 3rd December. Viewing on December 2nd and 3rd from 9.00 a.m. onwards.151517

LANKATILAKE JAYANTA KUMARA (Retired Director General,​ Institute for Construction,​ Training and Development,​ ICTAD). Beloved husband of Kantha,​ loving father of Amila,​ beloved son of late Mr & Mrs K.T. Perera,​ brother of Manel,​ Upul,​ Ruwan and Vasantha,​ affectionate son-in-law of Indrani Munasinghe and late Nimal Munasinghe,​ brother-in-law of Ayoma and Harinath Pallihakkara. Cortege leaves “Jayarathne Respect Home”,​ No. 485,​ Bauddhaloka Mawatha,​ Col. 08,​ on Saturday 02.12.2017 at 11.30 a.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borelle at 12 noon. No flowers please.150626

PREMARATNE – LORNA (nee Martil) Safe in the arms of Jesus, Beloved wife of late Bancho Premaratne, Precious mother of Champaka and Oshadh, dearest mother-in-law of Shamila and Charmaine, loving grandmother of Oshain, Vijain, Michain and Chadhain. Cortage leaves residence at 2.30p.m. on Saturday 2nd December 2017 for cremation at Mahaiyawa cemetery, Kandy. No.51, Green Heritage, Maligathenna, Gurudeniya.150397

RASARATNAM – ARULCHELVAM (formerly C.G.R. Maradana). Beloved husband of Rose Jeyaranee,​ (Wesley College),​ loving father of late Shayannan,​ son of late Rasaratnam (Accountant) and late Akilandanayaki,​ son-in-law of late Sinnathamby (Master) and late Sebamani (Alvai),​ loving brother of late Dr. Sironmanie (Director of Education),​ Ranjithamany (Rtd. Teacher Ratmalana Hindu College),​ Srimanie (France),​ passed away peacefully. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 2nd December at 8.30 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves parlour on Sunday 3rd December at 3.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Anglican Section).151149

SENEVIRATNE – Mr. Y.W. (Retired Entomology Officer of Department of Health). Beloved husband of late Mrs. Banduwathie Seneviratne,​ father of Colonel Bandula Senavirathne (United Nations Organization – DR Congo),​ Sandaya Nilmini,​ mother-in-law of Nandika (U&H Wheel Service Pvt. Ltd),​ grandfather of Vikum & Dimuth (Sydney – Australia),​ Dr. Chamini Karavita (Gampaha General Hospital) and Tharuka (Bandaranayake College – Gampaha),​ has passed away. Funeral will be held at 5.00 p.m. at Weliweriya General Cemetery on Monday 4th December 2017. No. 27/​A,​ Bogaha Road,​ Ehala Yagoda,​ Gampaha. Tel: 033-2225930,​ 077 2635965.151515.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 01, 2017

GRAY – SUZETTE ANNE. Beloved wife of Russel,​ loving mother of Jonathan and Teague,​ daughter of George Peris and late Pamela,​ sister of Roderick and Jacqueline,​ loving grandmother to Jacob,​ mother-in-law to Diana and Tiffany. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Saturday 2nd December at 4.30 p.m. burial at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte (Anglican Section).150558

LANKATILAKE JAYANTA KUMARA (Retired Director General,​ Institute for Construction,​ Training and Development,​ ICTAD). Beloved husband of Kantha,​ loving father of Amila,​ beloved son of late Mr & Mrs K.T. Perera,​ brother of Manel,​ Upul,​ Ruwan and Vasantha,​ affectionate son-in-law of Indrani Munasinghe and late Nimal Munasinghe,​ brother-in-law of Ayoma and Harinath Pallihakkara. Cortege leaves “Jayarathne Respect Home”,​ No. 485,​ Bauddhaloka Mawatha,​ Col. 08,​ on Saturday 02.12.2017 at 11.30 a.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borelle at 12 noon. No flowers please.150626

PREMARATNE – LORNA (nee Martil) Safe in the arms of Jesus, Beloved wife of late Bancho Premaratne, Precious mother of Champaka and Oshadh, dearest mother-in-law of Shamila and Charmaine, loving grandmother of Oshain, Vijain, Michain and Chadhain. Cortage leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 2nd December 2017 for cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery, Kandy. No.51, Green Heritage, Maligathenna, Gurudeniya.150397

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017

DE FONSEKA – DEEPAL CHITRUPA Darling son of the late Nihal de Fonseka and of Chitrangi de Fonseka,​ loving brother of Haridrani and Buvaneeka (Manjorie),​ brother-in-law of Sunil Senanayake and Darup Peiris. The remains lie at No. 7,​ Karlshrue Gardens,​ Colombo 8. Cortege leaves the residence on Thursday,​ 30th November at 4 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Kanatte at 5 p.m. (Buddhist Pyre Section).149019

FERNANDO – CONSTANCE. Beloved wife of late Victor,​ loving mother of Shanthi,​ Ranjani,​ Lakshman,​ Jayanthi,​ Pemnath and Kumudini (Chumi),​ mother-in-law of Raja,​ Shirani,​ Teddy,​ Chandrika and Prasantha,​ grandmother and great grandmother,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves 64/​4,​ Chakindarama Road,​ Ratmalana at 2.00 p.m. on Thursday 30th for service and burial at St. Mary’s Church,​ off St. Rita’s Road,​ Ratmalana.149747

KOBBEKADUWA – ABEY. Beloved husband of Sepali Nugawela Kobbekaduwa, loving father of Dilanthi and Jeevaka and father in law of Akshika, grandfather of Viru and Vishmi, brother of late Anula Aragama, Bernard, Percy and Andrew expired. The remains lie at residence Kalatuwawe, Nugawela. Cremation at Mahaiyawa General Cemetery, (Buddhist Pyre Section) Kandy on 30th, Thursday, November, 2017 at 4.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00p.m.149907

MUTHUMALA – SARATH D. Beloved husband of Indrani,​ loving father of Manosha,​ Umesha and Nimesha,​ loving father-in-law of Ayanthy and Ashini and adored grandfather of Nulith,​ Yenuli and Avinda,​ passed away on the 28th of November. Cremation at the Kohuwala Cemetery on Thursday 30th (Today) at 4.45 p.m. 7/​2,​ Hospital Road,​ Dehiwala.150103

PEIRIS – MR. S.K. VICTOR – (Formerly of the Lanka Electricity Company and Ceylon Electricity Board). The death is announced of Mr S.K. Victor Peiris,​ dearly beloved husband of Loretta Peiris (nee) Jansen,​ loving father of Sharmani,​ Neomal,​ Ruwanthi,​ father-in-law of Samantha,​ Ruwani and Thanuja,​ precious grandfather of Ashwini,​ Nawya,​ Shania,​ Nelith and Arya,​ brother-in-law of Ronald and Alan Jansen and Desiree Goonetilleke. Funeral will take place at the Borella Crematorium Thursday 30th November 2017 at 5.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at No. 49,​ Hill Street,​ Kiribathgoda at 3.45 p.m.150124

PERERA – AMARA (nee DE ALWIS) aged 97,​ daughter of the late Mr & Mrs P.G. de Alwis,​ relict of P. C. Perera (formerly of Haputale),​ mother of the late Nimal (NS),​ Anoma,​ Lalith (LS),​ mother-in-law of Chitrani,​ the late Lalaka Amarasuriya,​ sister of Dr. Keerthi,​ Bandu,​ Sita Ranasinghe,​ Wimala Nanayakkara,​ Siri (all deceased) & Wickrama. Cremation 2.00 p.m. Borella 30th. Remains lie at Jayaratne Parlour.150075.

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2017

DE FONSEKA – DEEPAL CHITRUPA Darling son of the late Nihal de Fonseka and of Chitrangi de Fonseka,​ loving brother of Haridrani and Buvaneeka (Manjorie),​ brother-in-law of Sunil Senanayake and Darup Peiris. The remains lie at No. 7,​ Karlshrue Gardens,​ Colombo 8. Cortege leaves the residence on Thursday,​ 30th November at 4 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Kanatte at 5 p.m. (Buddhist Pyre Section).149019

DISSANAYAKE – GRAHAM (Retired Senior Member of Sri Lanka Administration Service – Retired Food Commissioner). Dearly beloved husband of late Ranjani,​ loving father of Nirmala,​ Chitrangani and Mahendra,​ beloved son of late Mr D.S. Dissanayake and Mrs. Francina Wijesiriwardena of Hambantota and son-in-law of late Mr and Mrs J.W.K. Dissanayake of Nakulugamuwa,​ father-in-law of Dr. Chula Herath,​ Justice Priyantha Jayawardena and Anne Marks,​ much loved grandfather of Mahesh,​ Miyesi,​ Dr. Panduka Jayawardena,​ Pasan and Ovin,​ loving brother of Agnus Abeysiriwardena,​ Bertram,​ Chandra Dhatta,​ Donald,​ Edmond,​ Pearlyn Weerasingha,​ Vijaya (all deceased) and Menik Dissanayake. Remains lie at 9/​3,​ Ebert Place,​ off Dickmons Road,​ Colombo-5. Cortege leaves residence on 29th November 2017 at 1.30 p.m. for cremation at 2.30 p.m. at Borella Cemetery New Crematorium.149393

FERDINANDO – LALANI (nee DE SILVA) Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of Damacious (Dama/​Ferdi) Proprietor K.A.B. Ferdinando Furnishers and Interior Decorators (Formerly of Department of Examinations & Department of Educational Publications),​ precious mother of Shashini,​ dearest mother-in-law of Shan (proprietor Deco Line Interior),​ daughter of late William and Enid De Silva of Dehiwala. Loving sister and sister-in-law of Malani & Eardly,​ Anton & Valarie,​ Jayani,​ Chithrani & Sunil,​ Sunil & Louise (Australia). Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m.,​ Wednesday 29th November 2017 for Service and Burial at St. Anthony’s Church,​ Kadalana,​ Moratuwa. 66/​1,​ 1st Lane,​ Rathmalana.149372

OLGA APONSO – Gone to be with the Lord. Loving daughter of late Mr & mrs Willy Fernando (Chilaw),​ beloved wife of late Eddie Aponso,​ beloved mother of late Chanaka (formerly of Maharajah Projects),​ Priya (formerly Eagle Insurance) and Genevieve (Gene) Liyanage (formerly Commercial Bank),​ mother-in-law of Priyanthi,​ Manique and Lalith Liyanage (Softlogic Finance). The remains will be kept at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia from 3.00 p.m. on 28th November 2017. Cremation at Galkissa Cemetery Mount Lavinia at 10.00 a.m. on 29th November 2017.149340

SENEVIRATNE – DULIP KEERTHI. Beloved husband of Kantha Upamalika,​ loving father of Nadun (HNB) & Sulochana (Hemas Hospitals – Wattala),​ father-in-law of Captain D.R. Premanayake,​ son of late Earni & Agnes Seneviratne,​ brother of Mahinda,​ late Threeni,​ Upali,​ Geethi & Shirani,​ brother-in-law of Susima,​ Ranjith & late Linus,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 93,​ Gothami Road,​ Borella on 29th November at 4.15 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Kanatta at 5.00 p.m.149066

UNANTENNE – BANDARAWATTE – KANTHI (Attorney-at-law). Beloved wife of the late Piyasiri Bandarawatte (Attorney-at-Law),​ precious mother of Kanchana and Aroshi,​ mother-in-law of Shiranjiva Udalagama and Ushan Liyanage Peiris,​ beloved daughter of the late P.B. (George) Unantenne (M.P. Hanguranketha) & late Dolly Unantenne,​ sister of Rajitha Weerakoon,​ Jayampathy & Thakshila Unantenne,​ expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour Borella. Cremation Wednesday 29th November at 4.00 p.m. at Borella General Cemetery.149325

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2017

DE FONSEKA – DEEPAL CHITRUPA Darling son of the late Nihal de Fonseka and of Chitrangi de Fonseka,​ loving brother of Haridrani and Buvaneeka (Manjorie),​ brother-in-law of Sunil Senanayake and Darup Peiris. The remains lie at No. 7,​ Karlshrue Gardens,​ Colombo 8. Cortege leaves the residence on Thursday,​ 30th November at 4 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Kanatte at 5 p.m. (Buddhist Pyre Section).149019

DISSANAYAKE – GRAHAM (Retired Senior Member of Sri Lanka Administration Service – Former Food Commissioner). Dearly beloved husband of late Ranjani, loving father of Nirmala, Chitrangani and Mahendra, beloved son of late Mr D.S. Dissanayake and Mrs. Francina Wijesiriwardena of Hambantota and son-in-law of late Mr and Mrs J.W.K. Dissanayake of Nakulugamuwa, father-in-law of Dr. Chula Herath, Justice Priyantha Jayawardena, and Anne Marks, much loved grandfather of Mahesh, Miyesi, Dr. Panduka Jayawardena, Pasan and Ovin, loving brother of Agnus Abeysiriwardena, Bertram, Chandra Dhatta, Donald, Edmond, Pearlyn Weerasingha, Vijaya (all deceased) and Menik Dissanayake. Remains lie at 9/3, Ebert Place, off Dickmons Road, Colombo-5. Cortege leaves residence on 29th November at 3 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery.149224

FERNANDO – MRS. ANTOINETTE VICTORINE (nee MUDIAPPA). Formerly Singer Sri Lanka Ltd. Beloved wife of Anthony Fernando (Attorney-at-Law),​ loving mother of Priyadharshini,​ mother-in-law of Brian (Virtusa Polaris),​ grandmother of baby Hazel,​ daughter of late Justin and Elsie Mudiappa,​ sister of late Rev. Sister Virginee (Good Shepherd),​ sister of Letitia (late),​ Anthony (late),​ Juliana,​ Emil,​ Marina,​ Sebastian (late),​ Bede,​ Yvonne,​ Nirmaleen,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 55/​7,​ Nimala Mariya Mawatha,​ Hendala,​ Wattala on Tuesday 28th November 2017 at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Our Lady of Mount Carmel,​ Palliyawatte,​ Hendala,​ Wattala.149096

KANTHI – UNANTENNE BANDARAWATTA (Attorney-at-Law). Mother of Kanchana Aroshi,​ mother-in-law of Shiranjiva Ushan,​ expired. Cremation at Borella Kanatte at 4.00 p.m. Wednesday 29th November. 0716106478.149116

SENEVIRATNE – DULIP KEERTHI. Beloved husband of Kantha Upamalika,​ loving father of Nadun (HNB) & Sulochana (Hemas Hospitals – Wattala),​ father-in-law of Captain D.R. Premanayake,​ son of late Earni & Agnes Seneviratne,​ brother of Mahinda,​ late Threeni,​ Upali,​ Geethi & Shirani,​ brother-in-law of Susima,​ Ranjith & late Linus,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 93,​ Gothami Road,​ Borella on 29th November at 4.15 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Kanatta at 5.00 p.m.149066.

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2017

DE FONSEKA – DEEPAL CHITRUPA. Darling son of the late Nihal de Fonseka and of Chitrangi de Fonseka,​ loving brother of Haridrani and Buvaneeka (Manjorie),​ brother-in-law of Sunil Senanayake and Darup Peiris. The remains lie at No. 7,​ Karlshrue Gardens,​ Colombo 8. Cortege leaves the residence on Thursday 30th November at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte at 5.00 p.m. (Buddhist Pyre Section).148909

DR. JAYASURIYA – C.P. Beloved husband of late Vathsala,​ loving father of Upula,​ father-in-law of Nihal Weerakoon,​ grandfather of Udara and Harshani,​ expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour (Sunday 3.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. and Monday 9.00 a.m. to 4.15 p.m.) Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 27.11.2017.148906

FERNANDO – ANTOINETTE VICTORINE (nee MUDIAPPA) formally Singer Sri Lanka Ltd,​. Beloved wife of Anthony Fernando (Attorney-at-Law),​ loving mother of Priyadharshini,​ mother-in-law of Brian (Virtusa Polaris),​ grandmother of baby Hazel,​ daughter of late Justin and Elsie Mudiappa,​ sister of late Rev. sister Virginee (Good Shepherd),​ sister of Letitia (late),​ Anthony (late),​ Juliana,​ Emil,​ Marina,​ Sebastian (late),​ Bede,​ Yvonne,​ Nirmaleen,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 55/​7,​ Nimala Mariya Mawatha,​ Hendala,​ Wattala on Tuesday 28th November 2017 at 3.30 p.m. for burial at our lady of Mount Carmel Palliyawatte,​ Hendala,​ Wattala.148908

MANUEL – IDA. Darling Hepzibah of Soysapura,​ Moratuwa. Former Lecturer of Peradeniya University and St. Lawrence College,​ Wellawatte. Beloved wife of late Kingsley Manuel (Hellbodde Estate),​ loving mother of Princy (Angela) and Ashley,​ mother-in-law of Ranjan Bastian and Dilanthi Manuel (Principal Mowbray College,​ Kandy),​ grandfather of Loshaarn,​ Tina,​ Travin and Gishaan,​ grandmother-in-law of Rusiru Wijesundera and Oenone Mills,​ great grandmother of Avianna and Zion. Sister of Viola,​ Kamala and late Ceceila. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia on Monday 27th November,​ at 2.00 p.m. for Service at Christ Church Dehiwala,​ and thereafter burial at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. 40/​4B,​ Peters Lane,​ Dehiwala. (Contact Ashley 0777362046,​ Princy 0772564546)148737

VINITA PIYARATNA – Beloved wife of Sarath,​ daughter of late Brig. C.S. Kutty and late Vilma Kutty,​ devoted mother of Rohith and Menaka,​ loving sister of Chandrahas and Santosh. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Borella from 8.00 a.m. on Monday 27 November 2017 before cremation new crematorium at General Cemetery Kanatte at 5.30 p.m.148907

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2017

ABEYSEKERA – LIYANARACHCHIGE DHARMA MALINI – (nee JAYASINGHE). Death is sadly announced of Liyanarachchige Dharma Malini Abeysekera (Nee Jayasinghe) in Melbourne Australia on 5th November 2017 after a brief illness. She was the widow of late Ervin Abeysekera (Kalapugama,​ Kalutara),​ loving mother of Srimal and Samangi (Dinithi),​ mother-in-law of Chitrani and Rasitha,​ grandmother of Ashanthi,​ Tharushi and Vihan,​ eldest daughter of late George Jayasinghe and late Piyaseeli Gunaratne of (Kosgahagodella,​ Matugama). The body was handed over to the Medical Research Institute,​ Melbourne as per her wishes. Religious ceremonies were held in Melbourne and in Sri Lanka to confer merits. May she attain Nibbana.147807

DR. JAYASURIYA – C.P. Beloved husband of late Vathsala,​ loving father of Upula,​ father-in-law of Nihal Weerakoon,​ grandfather of Udara and Harshani,​ expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour (Sunday 3.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. and Monday 9.00 a.m. to 4.15 p.m.) Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 27.11.2017.148905

MANUEL – IDA. Darling Hepzibah of Soysapura,​ Moratuwa. Former Lecturer of Peradeniya University and St. Lawrence College,​ Wellawatte. Beloved wife of late Kingsley Manuel (Hellbodde Estate),​ loving mother of Princy (Angela) and Ashley,​ mother-in-law of Ranjan Bastian and Dilanthi Manuel (Principal Mowbray College,​ Kandy),​ grandfather of Loshaarn,​ Tina,​ Travin and Gishaan,​ grandmother-in-law of Rusiru Wijesundera and Oenone Mills,​ great grandmother of Avianna and Zion. Sister of Viola,​ Kamala and late Ceceila. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia on Monday the 27th November,​ at 2.00 p.m. for Service at Christ Church Dehiwala,​ and thereafter burial at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. 40/​4B,​ Peters Lane,​ Dehiwala. (Contact Ashley 0777362046,​ Princy 0772564546)148734

SIRIMANNE – NEVILLE – (Formerly Bank of Ceylon). Beloved husband of Alexsandra,​​ loving father of Ajith,​​ Enoca and Lasanthi,​​ father-in-law of Shamalie Sirimanne and Nishantha Goonawardena,​​ son of late Emmanuel and Caraline Sirimanne,​​ loving brother of late Gerry and of Ruth,​​ Bertha and Rita,​​ caring grandfather of Hiruni,​​ Devin,​​ Tharushi and Oshan,​​ passed away peacefully. Remains lie at Pannala Road,​​ Dankotuwa. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Sunday 26th November for burial at Dummalakotuwa Church Burial Ground.148557

WELIKALA – DEVAPRIYA LOUIS OSMUND (PRIYA) – passed away peacefully on 31st October 2017 aged 78. Much loved and cherished husband of Nadani (Nee Curtis) and father of Terentia,​ Osmund and Edward,​ father-in-law of Andrew and Claire,​ grandfather of Francesca,​ Alice and Matilda,​ eldest son of late Rev. E.O.P. and Milfred Welikala and son-in-law of late advocate T.K. and Mary Curtis,​ brother of late Eksath,​ Lakshman,​ Srilal and late Sunil and brother-in-law of Malini,​ Kanthi,​ Chrishanthi and Shiromi (Canada). The funeral service is to be held on Thursday 30th November 2017 at 11.00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist,​ Caterham Valley,​ Surrey,​ UK. No flowers. Donations to Deaf and Blind Aid Lanka,​ UK Registered Charity No. 1123487. Internment of ashes will take place in Sri Lanka,​ Kanatta,​ Colombo. Date will be notified later. Requiem Service also to be held at St. Matthew Church,​ Battaramulla at 5 p.m. on 30th November. Telephone: 0778036025,​ 0912222317.148329.

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017

REV. FR. MAHES GANEMULLA – Beloved son of late Alfred and Constance,​ brother of Ranjit and late Shirani,​ brother-in-law of late Glenzil Weerasinghe and of Dilamani. Remains lie at the Archbishops Palace,​ Borella.Holy Mass will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday the 25th after which the remains would be removed for burial at the General Cemetery,​ Kanatte.148552

REV. FR. MAHES PETER GANEMULLA – of the Archdiocese of Colombo was called to Eternal Rest on the 23rd November 2017. His Mortal remains lie in state at the Archbishop’s House Chapel,​ Borella. Requiem Mass will be at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday,​ 25th November 2017,​ followed by Interment at General Cemetery,​ Borella. Rev. Fr. Ganemulla was born on 7th February 1950 and was ordained on 25th July 1981. He is the son of late Mr. Ganemulla Gamage Alfred Direkze and late Mrs. Daisybelle C Direckze.148556

AMARAKONE – Dr. NATH – Founder President of OPA. The Organization of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka (OPA) with deep regret announces the demise of its founder President Dr. Nath Amarakone. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mount Lavinia on 24th November from 8.00 a.m. onwards and on Saturday 25th November 2017 from 8.00 a.m. – 9.00 a.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 9.00 a.m. Cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 10.00 a.m.148182

AMARAKONE – Dr. AMARAKONE MUDIYANSELAGE NATH – Professional Engineer,​ Politician,​ Businessman and Indefatigable Sinhala Buddhist Patriot,​ expired at 4.15 p.m. on Wednesday,​ 22nd November ,​ 2017,​ aged 81 years. He was a former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Housing,​ former Chairman of the State Engineering Corporation,​ Founder President of the Organization of Professional Societies of Sri Lanka,​ General Secretary of the Eksath Sinhala Maha Sabhawa,​ head of the Santhana Foundation,​ Nawinna,​ and a committed Philanthropist. He was the beloved husband of Dr. Indrani Wijesinghe Amarakone,​ Dental Surgeon,​ the beloved brother of late Alawatugoda Saddananda Thero,​ late Mr. A.M.W. Amarakone and late Mrs. Iranganie Amarakone,​ Mr. A.M. Jayasinghe and Mrs. Kumari Amarakone,​ late Mrs Balamenike Sumathipala and late Mr. K.H.M. Sumathipala,​ Mr Sam and Mrs Srimathi Amarakone,​ late Mr Susil and Mrs Chandra Amarakone,​ late Mrs. Heenmenike Hennayaka and Mr. P.B. Hennayake,​ Mr. Saman and Mrs. Samudrika Amarakone,​ and Mrs. Chandra and Mr. Tissa Wellappili,​ the beloved brother-in-law of Dr. Mahendra and Mrs Ellen Wijesinghe,​ USA,​ Mr. Don Kularatne and Mrs. Nimal Subasinghe of Horana,​ Mr. Tissa and Dr. Lakshmi Wijesinghe of Mt. Lavinia,​ Dr. Ananda and Dr. Mrs. Ifiyenia Wijesinghe,​ USA,​ Mr. Thusitha and and Dr. Mrs. Chintha Wijesinghe,​ USA,​ and late Mr. Indrasena and Mrs. Lalitha Wijesinghe of Mt. Lavinia,​ and all of the nieces and nephews of the deceased. His remains can be viewed after 8.00 a.m. at the Mahinda Funeral Parlour at 591,​ Galle Road,​ Mt. Lavinia on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th,​ November 2017. Pansacula Ceremony at the Mahinda Funeral Parlour at 8.00 a.m. on Saturday 25th,​ November 2017 and cremation at the Mt. Lavinia Crematorium at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 25th November 2017. While we,​ his family,​ his friends & his co-workers mourn our inestimable loss,​ we invite all to celebrate the remarkable life and achievements of this patriotic son of Lanka who has given his all to protect and foster his Motherland and his people. May he attain Nibbana.147137

ANTHONY – C.M. STELLA – Beloved daughter of late Mr & Mrs. Allan Anthony,​ loving sister of Anselm,​ Esther,​ Godfrey (UK),​ and late Grisilda and Leslie,​ sister-in-law of Dulkah,​ Reginold,​ Hema (UK) and Vanroy,​ loving aunt of Rajitha,​ Inoka,​ Asela (Australia),​ Ishani,​ Shamil (UK),​ Neomi (UK) and late Dinukh,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 25th at 3.30 p.m. for interment at Madampitiya Cemetery. No. 170/​21A,​ Alwis Town Road,​ Wattala.147335

FRANCES GERALDINE DE S ILLESINGHE (Nee WICKREMASINGHE) – Beloved wife of late Leonard,​ daughter of late Mudaliyar Gerald and late Evelyn Wickremasinghe,​ precious mother of late Ranjith and of Mohan and Srimal,​ mother-in-law of Vinodini,​ Regine and Neville,​ grandmother of Elsa,​ Navin,​ Narein,​ Nilendra,​ Nirosh,​ Ravin,​ Kimberly and Fallon,​ sister of late Lyn,​ Trisette,​ Dr. R.L. (Lou) Lota and of Gertrude,​ great grandmother of Joshua,​ Ananya,​ Vinaya,​ Sunaya,​ Druve and Aaron. Remains lie at residence No. 36,​ Arethusa Lane,​ Colombo 06 on Friday 24th November 2017. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 25th November at 3 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte. (Main Gate).147285

MOTHA – ANTON – Formerly of Maurice Roach Ltd,​ and Hayley’s Ltd – Beloved husband of Heather (nee Reid),​ loving father of Stewart and Hilary,​ father-in-law of Luise and Linda,​ grandfather of Jacob and Matthew,​ passed away peacefully on 20th November 2017 in Melbourne,​ Australia. Cremation at Springvale Botanical Cemetery,​ Melbourne,​ Australia on Thursday,​ 23rd November 2017.148133

SIRIMANNE – NEVILLE – (Formerly Bank of Ceylon),​ beloved husband of Alexsandra,​ loving father of Ajith,​ Enoca and Lasanthi,​ father-in-law of Shamalie Sirimanne and Nishantha Goonawardena,​ son of late Emmanuel and Caraline Sirimanne,​ loving brother of late Gerry and of Ruth,​ Bertha and Rita,​ caring grandfather of Hiruni,​ Devi,​ Tharushi and Oshan,​ passed away peacefully. Remains lie at Pannala Road,​ Dankotuwa. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Sunday 26th November for burial at Dummalakotuwa Church Burial Ground.148551

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017

AMARAKONE – Dr. AMARAKONE MUDIYANSELAGE NATH – Professional Engineer,​ Politician,​ Businessman and Indefatigable Sinhala Buddhist Patriot,​ expired at 4.15 p.m. on Wednesday,​ 22nd November ,​ 2017,​ aged 81 years. He was a former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Housing,​ former Chairman of the State Engineering Corporation,​ Founder President of the Organization of Professional Societies of Sri Lanka,​ General Secretary of the Eksath Sinhala Maha Sabhawa,​ head of the Santhana Foundation,​ Nawinna,​ and a committed Philanthropist. He was the beloved husband of Dr. Indrani Wijesinghe Amarakone,​ Dental Surgeon,​ the beloved brother of late Alawatugoda Saddananda Thero,​ late Mr. A.M.W. Amarakone and late Mrs. Iranganie Amarakone,​ Mr. A.M. Jayasinghe and Mrs. Kumari Amarakone,​ late Mrs Balamenike Sumathipala and late Mr. K.H.M. Sumathipala,​ Mr Sam and Mrs Srimathi Amarakone,​ late Mr Susil and Mrs Chandra Amarakone,​ late Mrs. Heenmenike Hennayaka and Mr. P.B. Hennayake,​ Mr. Saman and Mrs. Samudrika Amarakone,​ and Mrs. Chandra and Mr. Tissa Wellappili,​ the beloved brother-in-law of Dr. Mahendra and Mrs Ellen Wijesinghe,​ USA,​ Mr. Don Kularatne and Mrs. Nimal Subasinghe of Horana,​ Mr. Tissa and Dr. Lakshmi Wijesinghe of Mt. Lavinia,​ Dr. Ananda and Dr. Mrs. Ifiyenia Wijesinghe,​ USA,​ Mr. Thusitha and and Dr. Mrs. Chintha Wijesinghe,​ USA,​ and late Mr. Indrasena and Mrs. Lalitha Wijesinghe of Mt. Lavinia,​ and all of the nieces and nephews of the deceased. His remains can be viewed after 8.00 a.m. at the Mahinda Funeral Parlour at 591,​ Galle Road,​ Mt. Lavinia on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th,​ November 2017. Pansacula Ceremony at the Mahinda Funeral Parlour at 8.00 a.m. on Saturday 25th,​ November 2017 and cremation at the Mt. Lavinia Crematorium at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 25th November 2017. While we,​ his family,​ his friends & his co-workers mourn our inestimable loss,​ we invite all to celebrate the remarkable life and achievements of this patriotic son of Lanka who has given his all to protect and foster his Motherland and his people. May he attain Nibbana.147137

ANTHONY – C.M. STELLA – Beloved daughter of late Mr & Mrs. Allan Anthony,​ loving sister of Anselm,​ Esther,​ Godfrey (UK) and late Grisilda and Leslie,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. at General Cemetery Madampitiya. No. 170/​21A,​ Alwis Town Road,​ Wattala.147339

EDIRISINGHE – MR L.P. (Retired Principal). Beloved husband of Mrs Sheela,​ father of Mrs Kusala (Perth),​ former Sampath Bank and Mrs Chamila (The Finance – Horana),​ beloved father-in-law of Mr Chaminda Liyanage (Perth) and Dr Lalith Ratnayake (Base Hospital – Horana),​ grandfather of Ashinka,​ Viduni,​ Nikhila and Hirunija. Remains lie at 99/​2A,​ Wanamikanda Road,​ Kumbuka,​ Gonapola. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 25th November,​ 2017. Cremation at Horana Cemetery at 4.00 p.m.146952

FRANCES GERALDINE DE S ILLESINGHE (Nee WICKREMASINGHE) – Beloved wife of late Leonard,​ daughter of late Mudaliyar Gerald and late Evelyn Wickremasinghe,​ precious mother of late Ranjith and of Mohan and Srimal,​ mother-in-law of Vinodini,​ Regine and Neville,​ grandmother of Elsa,​ Navin,​ Narein,​ Nilendra,​ Nirosh,​ Ravin,​ Kimberly and Fallon,​ sister of late Lyn,​ Trisette,​ Dr. R.L. (Lou) Lota and of Gertrude,​ great grandmother of Joshua,​ Ananya,​ Vinaya,​ Sunaya,​ Druve and Aaron. Remains lie at residence No. 36,​ Arethusa Lane,​ Colombo 06 on Friday 24th November 2017. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 25th November at 3 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte. (Main Gate).147285

NONIS – RIMLEY LILIAN CLARICE (nee De Silva) wife of late Henry Daniel Nonis,​ mother of Nirmala and Frederick Silva,​ Dr Nihal and Rani,​ Nalin and Edna,​ Indrani and Gamini Fernando,​ Srilal and Nilani,​ and Dayanthi and Reginald Wijeratne at rest with Jesus. Cortege leaves residence for Service at Methodist Church Rawathawatte at 4.00 p.m. on Friday 24th November followed by burial at General Cemetery,​ Rawathawatte,​ Moratuwa. No:8,​ Mahajana Road,​ Kadalana,​ Moratuwa.146814

Jayantha Padmasiri (Kohku Lanka Katunayake),​ old boy of Nalanda College,​ Colombo (group 87). Beloved husband of Janaki,​ father of Usheni Sandurika and Ishani Chathurika (Holy Family Convent,​ Wennappuwa). Remains lie at residence No. 79,​ Temple Road,​ Metikotuwa,​ Dankotuwa. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday,​ 25th November 2017.147738

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2017

ABEYSEKERA – (HENREETA) – W.M.H.H.M. – Beloved wife of late W.N.M. Abeysekera (SL Navy),​ loving mother of Anura,​ Niranjala Devika (UK),​ Shantha (Canada),​ Pushpa,​ Suneeda,​ Maiththri (UAE),​ Anusha and Dr. Mudeetha,​ loving mother-in-law of Nilanthi,​ Tissa (UK),​ Priyanthi (Canada),​ Preethi,​ Manoj,​ Geethani & Ganga (UAE),​ loving sister of late Tudor,​ Consy,​ Sexter,​ Harrold,​ Duddley,​ Merlin,​ Hazline,​ Sydney & Antonette. Remains lie at Jayaratne Parlour,​ Col. 8 from 10 a.m. on 23rd Nov. and cremation will be held at 4 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Colombo 08.146457

HARRIDGE – CHRISTOPHER,​ husband of late Antoinette,​ son of Noel and Norma Harridge,​ brother of Michael and Desmond Harridge,​ brother-in-law of Liz and Suzi. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlourfrom 9 a.m. on 22nd Wednesday,​ onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday 23rd November,​ 2017 for Cremation at General Cemtery,​ Kanatte at 5 p.m.145946

RANAWAKA – PADMA KUMARI (Nee GANKANDA) – Beloved wife of late Samy Ranawaka of Deniyaya,​ daughter of late Mr & Mrs D.M. Gankanda of Pelmadulla,​ mother of Jiranthi,​ Iromi and Thiwanka,​ mother-in-law of Ravi Kannangara. Ruwan Ranathunga and Ruwani,​ loving grandmother of Udantha,​ Induwara,​ Ranuya,​ Dulani,​ Kisara,​ Senara and Nethaka,​ sister of late Kamal Raja,​ late Dudley Raja,​ Rathna Samarawickrama,​ Swarna Gammanpila,​ Asoka Ranasinghe. Cortege leaves residence No. 72/​2,​ Dehiwala Rd,​ Pepiliyana at 4.00 p.m. on the 23rd November 2017. Cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery.146679.

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2017

CHANDRASEKERA BANDARA MEEGAHAWELA – Retired Teacher of Ananda College. Beloved husband of Kamala,​ loving father of Nalin,​ Lakmal and Sanjeewa,​ father in law of Shanika,​ Champa and Mihiri,​ and loving Seeya of Vuvini,​ Rehali and Kayara,​ expired. Cortege leaves Barney Raymond funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday the 22nd November 2017 for Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella.146001

DAHANAYAKE – INDRANI – Beloved wife of Sarath,​ mother of Late Bawani and Gayan (Spain),​ grandmother of Saminda (UK),​ Maneesha (UK),​ Kevin (Switzerland),​ Daniel (Switzerland) and Arantxa (Spain),​ expired. Remains lie at Jayarathne Funeral Parlour from Monday 20th till Tuesday 21st evening. Cortege leaves residence on 22nd Wednesday 1.45 p.m. for cremation at 2.30 p.m. Borella Cemetery,​ 15/​1,​ Tickell Road,​ Colombo 8,​ Borella.145809

DON CYRIL AMARASINGHE – Formerly of C.D.E.,​ dearly beloved husband of Malini,​ father of Priyanka (UK),​ and Chaminda (Hatton National Bank),​ father-in-law of Sampath (UK) and Sithara,​ grand father of Sanjula,​ Sanduli and Yuvani,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 123,​ Templers Road,​ Mount Lavinia at 1.30 p.m. on 22nd Wednesday,​ November for Cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Mt. Lavinia.146007

FERNANDO – MARY MARGRET. Former Teacher,​ MattumagalR.C. School,​ wife of late Felix Fernando,​ loving mother of Nali Silva,​ Sunil Fernando,​ Ira Silva & Priya Fernando,​ mother-in-law of Shirley Silva,​ Oliver Silva,​ Eromi & Jeane,​ loving grandmother of Ranisha,​ Shalini,​ Sweeni,​ Tishan,​ Sa henuka,​ Dilanki & Melanie,​ loving great-grandmother adored by her great-grandchildren. Cortege leaves residence No. 276,​ Negombo Road,​ Nagoda,​ Kandana on Wednesday 22nd November at 3.30 p.m. for burial at St. John The Baptist Church,​ Nagoda146158

HARRIDGE – CHRISTOPHER,​ husband of late Antoinette,​ son of Noel and Norma Harridge,​ brother of Michael and Desmond Harridge,​ brother-in-law of Liz and Suzi. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. on 22nd Wednesday,​ onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday 23rd November,​ 2017 for Cremation at General Cemtery,​ Kanatte at 5 p.m.145946

K.K. PERERA KURULEGE KARUNASIRI PERERA – Beloved husband of Asoka Perera,​ loving father of Chamindu and Manjula,​ father-in-law of Kim,​ grandfather of Julia,​ Dylan,​ Dashiel,​ Portia and Vincent,​ precious son of late K.Sandol Perera and late Roslyn Perera of Bindunuwewa,​ Bandarawela,​ brother of Hemasiri,​ Lalitha,​ Lilian,​ Anula,​ Sushila,​ Inddi,​ Saranasiri,​ Suniltha and Nihal,​ brother-in-law of late Eks,​ Bandu,​ Dissa,​ Vijaya and beloved brother-in-law of Herbert and Sanath and Vivienne,​ Margi,​ Deepthi and Amila,​ passed away. Remains lie at “Restpect Home by Jayaratna’s” (between AMW Showroom and Devi Balika). Cremation on Wednesday 22nd at 2.30 p.m. at Borella Cemetery.145806

SAMARASEKERA – VIOLET. Beloved wife of late Piyadasa Samarasekera,​ mother of Piyal (Canada),​ Deepal (Ex-Banker: Sampath Bank) & Ruvini (New Zealand),​ mother-in-law of Jayath,​ Ramani & Indika. Cremation on Thursday 23rd November at 5.30 p.m. at Borella Cemetery. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella. Cortege leaves parlour at 4.45 p.m.146040

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017

DAHANAYAKE – INDRANI – Beloved wife of Sarath,​ mother of Late Bawani and Gayan (Spain),​ grandmother of Saminda (UK),​ Maneesha (UK),​ Kevin (Switzerland),​ Daniel (Switzerland) and Arantxa (Spain),​ expired. Remains lie at Jayarathne Funeral Parlour from Monday 20th till Tuesday 21st evening. Cortege leaves residence on 22nd Wednesday 1.45 p.m. for cremation at 2.30 p.m. Borella Cemetery,​ 15/​1,​ Tickell Road,​ Colombo 8,​ Borella.145809

FERNANDO RUTH – Beloved wife of the late Dr C.D.L. Fernando,​ loving mother of the late Arjuna and late Dilhara,​ mother-in-law of Carmalene Fernando and Shanthilal Liyanage,​ grandmother of Ruchith,​ Dhamira,​ Radesh and Shehara Liyanage. Remains lie at the Respect Home,​ Bauddhaloka Mawatha,​ Borella (Opposite entrance to the Hindu Section Borella Kanatte). Cremation at the New Crematormum Kanatte at 4.00 p.m. on 21.11.2017.145736

HORSHINGTON – ESTELLE (nee BLAKE). A service of Thanksgiving and celebration of the life of Estelle Horshington (nee Blake),​ will be held at the Holy Trinity Church,​ 21st,​ Lawrence Road,​ Wellawatte at 6.30 p.m. on Thursday,​ November 23,​ 2017. Estelle was the beloved wife of the late Tim Horshington,​ loving mother of Allan Goodchild,​ grandmother of Megan,​ Jacqueline & Brittany,​ great grandmother of Zoe,​ Abigail,​ Miles & James,​ sister of June & the late Willie,​ Maureen,​ James,​ Jean & Shelley,​ sister-in-law of Paddy & Pam and the late Yvonne,​ Joe,​ Carlyle & Reggie. Estelle passed away peacefully on September 22,​ 2017 in Totonto,​ Canada.145066

JAYETILEKE – ROBIN. Son of Lloyed and Daphne (both deceased),​ husband of Srima,​ father of Ryan,​ brother of Manel,​ Maurice,​ Desmond (Rohan) and Yvonne,​ passed away on 14th August 2017 and was cremated on 24th August 2017. (m​a​u​r​i​c​e​5​0​@​c​o​x​.​n​e​t​) (r​o​h​a​n​j​a​y​e​@​a​t​t​.​n​e​t​).145719

K.K. PERERA KURULEGE KARUNASIRI PERERA – Beloved husband of Asoka Perera,​ loving father of Chamindu and Manjula,​ father-in-law of Kim,​ grandfather of Julia,​ Dylan,​ Dashiel,​ Portia and Vincent,​ precious son of late K.Sandol Perera and late Roslyn Perera of Bindunuwewa,​ Bandarawela,​ brother of Hemasiri,​ Lalitha,​ Lilian,​ Anula,​ Sushila,​ Inddi,​ Saranasiri,​ Suniltha and Nihal,​ brother-in-law of late Eks,​ Bandu,​ Dissa,​ Vijaya and beloved brother-in-law of Herbert and Sanath and Vivienne,​ Margi,​ Deepthi and Amila,​ passed away. Remains lie at “Restpect Home by Jayaratna’s” (between AMW Showroom and Devi Balika). Cremation on Wednesday 22nd at 2.30 p.m. at Borella Cemetery.145806

MIRANDO – MOHAN (Ex Mercantile Credit,​ Negombo). Husband of Nalini,​ father of Dihari and Mayumi,​ father-in-law of Sandrin Gomez and Saminda Perera,​ brother of Niranjan and Dilrukshi. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 22nd November to Family Burial Grounds,​ Ettukala. 38/​2,​ Katuwapitiya Road,​ Negombo.145882

REV. SR. MARY EMILY FERNANDO called to Eternal Rest. Funeral Mass on Tuesday 21st November at 3.00 p.m. Burial at R.C. Cemetery,​ Wennappuwa. Holy Family Provincialate,​ 90/​1,​ Rosmead Place,​ Colombo 07.145603

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2017

HAPUARACHCHI – EMILDA (nee RAJALAKSHA) (Formely Petroleum – Refinary),​ daughter of late Edward & Sherline,​ daugher-in-law of late David & Dora (Wattala),​ beloved wife of Clarence Leonard (formerly JEDB Head Office Stores),​ loving mother of Nilushi (Print Care),​ Nadeeka (Beyon English) and Sheharn (Access Engineering),​ mother-in-law of Wasantha (Printage),​ Nishan (ID Lanka) and Shiwanthi (Gismo International),​ darling Accha of Ilusha and Nelusha (St. Benedicts Primary),​ Minuki baby Shaven and baby Elesha,​ sister of Athanasius (Australia),​ sister-in-law of Wendy (Australia) and John Emmanuel,​ expired. Funeral on 20th Monday November 2017 at St. Mary’s Church,​ Burial Grounds,​ Peliyagoda at 4.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. No. 454/​5,​ Waragoda Road,​ Kelaniya.145534

HETTIARACHCHI – K D ARIYARATHNA (ARI). Dearly beloved husband of Banduli Hettiarachchi (nee Rathnayake),​ everloving father of Niroshana and Gishani,​ father-in-law of Asanka Edirisinghe and Jagath Piyasena,​ adored grandfather of Nadhil,​ Nushal,​ Janya,​ Jenara nad Nidhyana,​ brother of Edmond (late),​ Bandulasena (late),​ Premasiri (late),​ Leela (late),​ Chandrasekera (late),​ Sheeila (UK),​ Weerasekara and Kalyani,​ passed away on 19th November 2017. Remains lie at No. 28,​ Medawelikada Road,​ Rajagiriya. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday 22nd November. Cremation at 4.30 p.m. at Borella Cemetery.145541

HORSHINGTON – ESTELLE (nee BLAKE). A service of Thanksgiving and celebration of the life of Estelle Horshington (nee Blake),​ will be held at the Holy Trinity Church,​ 21st,​ Lawrence Road,​ Wellawatte at 6.30 p.m. on Thursday,​ November 23,​ 2017. Estelle was the beloved wife of the late Tim Horshington,​ loving mother of Allan Goodchild,​ grandmother of Megan,​ Jacqueline & Brittany,​ great grandmother of Zoe,​ Abigail,​ Miles & James,​ sister of June & the late Willie,​ Maureen,​ James,​ Jean & Shelley,​ sister-in-law of Paddy & Pam and the late Yvonne,​ Joe,​ Carlyle & Reggie. Estelle passed away peacefully on September 22,​ 2017 in Totonto,​ Canada.145066

JAYANETTI – RANJIT SREELAL – (Ex-Sri Lanka Navy Officer). Husband of Shanthi Nelun,​ father of Mahen,​ Dhammika,​ Mihiri,​ Priyantha and Nilmini,​ father-in-law of Milinda Kotagama,​ Cindy Jayanetti and Craig Richmond,​ grandfather of Druvinka Bandaranayake,​ Navinka,​ Anika and Rylan,​ Ranjit,​ passed away peacefully and cremation took place on November 16th.145495

JAYATILEKE – ROBIN. Son of LLoyed and Daphne (both deceased),​ husband of Srima,​ father of Ryan,​ brother of Manel,​ Maurice,​ Desmond (Rohan) and Yvonne,​ passed away on 14th August 2017 and was cremated on 24th August 2017. (m​a​u​r​i​c​e​5​0​@​c​o​x​.​n​e​t​) (h​o​h​a​n​j​a​y​e​@​a​t​t​.​n​e​t​).145522

KORATHOTA – KINGSLEY CECIL – (Formerly of Petroleum Corporation). Beloved husband of Vineetha,​ loving father of Oshan and Maheshi (UK),​ father-in-law of Sashika and Chamin Dassanayake (UK),​ grandfather of Methuki (UK). Burial at Arrawwela Cemetery on Monday 20th November at 3.00 p.m. 2B,​ School Lane,​ Bokundera,​ Piliyandala.145537

KULATHUNGA – SANJEEWA (Ex: Riginonl Manager of Milco PVT (LTD). Beloved husband of Aeranjika,​much loved father of Kavindra and Lachitha,​ son of late Stannley Kulatunga and Lakshmi Kulatunga. Fondest son of Reggienold de Silva,​ son-in-law of Cyril and Androma Aluwihare. Ever loving brother of Udyami,​ Naleena and Kanchana. Brother-in-law of Niyantha,​ Mahesha,​ Ruknil,​ Milinda and Champika,​ expired. Cortage leaves residence at 6.00 p.m. on Monday 20 th November for cremation at Mahaiyawa cemetery at 7.00 p.m. No. 33/​A-1/​1 Riverdale Gardens Kandy.145535

PERERA – M.E. (Malini) – Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved daughte of late Mudliyar J.W.A. Perera & late Mrs. M.E.L. Perera,​ beloved sister of late Nimal,​ late Manilal,​ late Shanthi,​ and late Lasantha,​ brother-in-law of Shirani,​ Prema,​ beloved aunt of Nuala,​ Shehan,​ Tiraj and Priyeshni. Remains lie at the Sewa Sevana Hall,​ Rawathawatta Methodist Church,​ Monday 20th November 2.00 – 4.15 p.m. Funeral Service 4.30 p.m. at the Rawathawatte Methodist Church. Cremation at 5.30 p.m. General Cemetery,​ Rawatawatte,​ Moratuwa.145539

PERERA – (Nee GAUDER) – Fortune Virginia,​ wife of Wasanthakumar,​ loving mother of Ashanti (Lincoln College International,​ Ja-ela) and Wiranga (Sri Lankan Cargo,​ Katunayake),​ nana of Luvana (Methodist College,​ Colombo 3). Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 20th November,​ 2017 for burial at Madampitiya Cemetery at 4.30 p.m.145536

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2017

CHINNIAH – WINNIE – Born on 12th November 1914,​ passed away peacefully on 8th November 2017 in the UK. Beloved wife of the late Cyril Chinniah,​ loving mother of Rajini (Raji),​ Ranji (Vino) and Swendrini (Swenthi),​ mother-in-law of the late Joe Santhiapillai,​ Ranji Benedict and Thayalan Sebastian,​ sister of the late Ruby Murugupillai,​ Bubby Canagasuriam and the late Rev. Fr. Prince Bastiampillai.145274

FERNANDO – BILSIE ELINE – Beloved wife of late Walter Fernando,​ loving mother of Lalith & Malsri,​ mother-in-law of Enoka & Chandini,​ darling Mamma of Chamila & Danisha,​ passed away peacefully. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Gorakana,​ Panadura from 9.00 a.m. onwards on Sunday 19th November 2017. Cortege leaves Parlour at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at 3.00 p.m. at Minuwanpitiya Crematorium,​ Panadura.145527

JAYANETTI – RANJIT SREELAL – (Ex-Sri Lanka Navy Officer). Husband of Shanthi Nelun,​ father of Mahen,​ Dhammika,​ Mihiri,​ Priyantha and Nilmini,​ father-in-law of Milinda Kotagama,​ Cindy Jayanetti and Craig Richmond,​ grandfather of Druvinka Bandaranayake,​ Navinka,​ Anika and Rylan,​ Ranjit passed away peacefully and his cremation took place on November 16th.145496

SPAAR – ERNEST LORENZ CONRAD – at Rest with Jesus. Son of the late Iris & Allison. Dearly beloved husband of late Mignon,​​ much loved father of Karen & Jefferson Jansz,​​ Keith & Christine,​​ Gerald (Supreme Funeral Directors),​​ Gillian (HSBC) & Prasad Vithanage (Sunpower),​​ adored grandpa of Keryn (Asia Securities),​​ Ryan (CT CLSA Securities) & Tamasha (Watawala Tea Ceylon),​​ Jared (Softlogic) & Dr. Nethmini (Horana Base Hospital),​​ Joshua (USA),​​ Gareth (Beats International) & Dan (Dialog),​​ step-brother of Malcolm,​​ Osborne,​​ Clifford & Rhoda De Bruin,​​ fond brother-in-law of Joan & late Ernie Boustead (Aus),​​ Frankie & Valerie Melder (Can),​​ late Derrington & Judy Melder (Can),​​ Daryl & Dougie De Zilwa (Aus.). Funeral service to be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday,​​ 19th November 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​​ Kanatte (Christian Section – Main Entrance). No. 8/​​1,​​ 3rd Lane,​​ Jambugasmulla Mawatha,​​ Nugegoda. 011-2817086 /​​ 011-2817187.145207.

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017

WEERASURIYA – At Rest with Jesus. REVD. CANON LLOYD – Beloved husband of Sarojini,​ much loved father & father-in-law of Arosha & Christo,​ Lakmal & Anushka,​ adored seeya of Chevaan,​ Avinash,​ Chiara,​ Annika,​ Chrishelle & Baby Leyon,​ brother and brother-in-law of Consey,​ Augusta (deceased),​ Baron De Livera,​ Ven. Godwin & Manora,​ Chandranee & Rev. Canon Francis Xavier,​ Jayanthie & Shelton Amarasuriya,​ Raja & Elfie,​ Mano & Champa,​ Chandra & Pathman,​ Paramesh & Hani and Raja. His mortal remains lie at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour from Friday (17th) 12 p.m. Funeral Service at the Cathedral on Saturday (18th) at 3.00 p.m. followed by Cremation at Jawatte Cemetery at 4 p.m.145190

BASTIAM PILLAI – MAGADALENE DIAS (JUICY) – Beloved wife of the late Samson Bastiam Pillai,​ mother of Shevanthi,​ late Samson (Mohan),​ Surendra and Shyamala,​ mother-in-law of Nalini,​ grandmother of Archana and Nalindra. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 18th November for burial at the General Cemetery,​ Borella. Apt. 1/​3,​ Trend Residencies,​ 49/​5,​ Sri Saranankara Road,​ Dehiwela.143918

FERNANDO – MALEWANAGE OSWALD EMMANUEL – Beloved husband of Helena,​ loving father of Lalini,​ Elaine,​ Anthony,​ father-in-law of Ashley,​ Malini,​ loving papa of Sharon and Shane,​ Christopher and Madushani,​ in-law of Rochelle and Vira,​ brother of Bertram,​ Hugh,​ late Vier,​ Douglas,​ Terry,​ Lucille and late Corrin,​ in-law of late Ella,​ Tulia,​ Mercy and Iroma,​ called to Eternal Rest. Remains lie at residence 187/​70A,​ Jaya Samagi Mawatha,​ Hospital Road,​ Dehiwela from Friday 17th November. Cortege leaves the residence at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 18th November 2017 for burial at the General Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section) Kanatte at 5.00 p.m.143921

GANHEWA – KUSUMA – (Nee ABEYSURIYA). Wife of late Piyadasa Ganhewa (Ananda College),​ loving mother of Asoka (Retired – Department of Immigration & Emigration),​ Kalyani (ex-American President’ Lines),​ Nissanka and Punyasiri,​ mother-in-law of Nanda (Ex-Mahaweli),​ Jayalath (CECB/​BWSC),​ Manusha (NSB),​ Muditha (Gurukula MV),​ sister of late Asida,​ Daisy,​ Wilfred and Rathni,​ grandmother of Buddini (General Hospital – Polonnaruwa),​ Sachith (CESL),​ Ravith & Binara (Students – Royal Institute,​ Nugegoda),​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 3M/​44,​ National Housing Scheme,​ Kiribathgoda at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday the 18th November for cremation at 5.00 p.m. in Kanatte,​ Borella.144306

ILLANGAKOON – LILIAN (KANNANGARA) – Beloved wife of late Mr. Walter Illangakoon,​ loving mother of Gnanapriya (Mackworld Organization) & Kamani,​ mother-in-law of Samanthi (next Sourcing) & Lakshman (Candor (Pvt) Ltd). Remains lie at “Kanchana”,​ Yatiyana,​ Minuwangoda. Cremation at Yatiyana Cemetery at 3.00 p.m. on (Saturday) 18th November 2017.144180

LAZARUS – BHARATHI – BOMINAHANNADIGE THILAK – Beloved husband of Shyama,​ loving father of Mario,​ Evans,​ Anne,​ father-in-law of Dilhara,​ Rukshani,​ Lakmal and grandfather of Mirilla,​ Ethan,​ Ameli,​ called to Eternal Rest. Remains lie at residence No. 74/​1,​ P.M. Fernando Lane,​ Moratuwella,​ Moratuwa. Cortege leaves the residence at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 18th November 2017 for St. Sebastian’s Church,​ Moratuwa.145138

MARTINUS – DR H.D. GEORGE DPM,​ MRCP,​ FRANZCP. Loving husband of Stella Martinus of 61 years,​ Old Boy of St Benedict College,​ originally from Hewagama,​ loving father of Ramanee,​ Lasantha,​ Heshan,​ Mangala and Gamini,​ father-in-law of Tissa,​ Rachael,​ Catherine,​ Fiona and Anne,​ grandfather of Thusitha,​ Thushanee and Vidya,​ Shani,​ Kalum,​ Adin,​ Mali,​ Kira,​ Aisha,​ Haylee,​ Isaac,​ Thomas,​ Stephanie,​ Rohan,​ Ambar and great grandfather of Connor,​ passed away peacefully at home. The funeral will be on the 22nd November at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church,​ 126 Liverpool Road,​ Enfield at 12.30 p.m. and the burial at Rookwood Catholic Cemetery,​ Lidcombe.144513

SPAAR – ERNEST LORENZ CONRAD – at Rest with Jesus. Son of the late Iris & Allison. Dearly beloved husband of late Mignon,​ much loved father of Karen & Jefferson Jansz,​ Keith & Christine,​ Gerald (Supreme Funeral Directors),​ Gillian (HCBC) & Prasad Vithanage (Sunpower),​ adored grandpa of Keryn (Asia Securities),​ Ryan (CT CLSA Securities) & Tamasha (Watawala Tea Ceylon),​ Jared (Softlogic) & Dr. Nethmini (Horana Base Hospital),​ Joshua (USA),​ Gareth (Beats International) & Dan (Dialog),​ step-brother of Malcolm,​ Osborne,​ Clifford & Rhoda De Bruin,​ fond brother-in-law of Joan & late Ernie Boustead (Aus),​ Frankie & Valerie Melder (Can),​ late Derrington & Judy Melder (Can),​ Daryl & Dougie De Zilwa (Aus.). Funeral service to be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday,​ 19th November 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte (Christian Section – Main Entrance). No. 8/​1,​ 3rd Lane,​ Jambugasmulla Mawatha,​ Nugegoda. 011-2817086 /​ 011-2817187.145202

WEERATUNGA – GERALD WYNDHAM HERBERT Son of late George and Alma,​ brother of Rigina (deceased),​ Pauline,​ Patrick (deceased),​ Yvonne,​ Maureen,​ Garvin and Gwendoline (Gwen),​ brother-in-law of Ernest Wijesinghe (deceased),​ Harold Hearsey (deceased),​ Cammillia,​ Vernon Amerasinghe,​ Gemunu Mahanama (Gemma – deceased),​ Pushpa and Upali Goonewardena,​ passed away peacefully on 16th November 2017. Cremation took place on the 17th November 2017. He was accorded a private funeral as was his wish. No. 25,​ 2nd Lane,​ Bangalawa Junction,​ Pita Kotte,​ Kotte.143924

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017

BASTIAM PILLAI – MAGADALENE DIAS (JUICY) – Beloved wife of the late Samson Bastiam Pillai,​ mother of Shevanthi,​ late Samson (Mohan),​ Surendra and Shyamala,​ mother-in-law of Nalini,​ grandmother of Archana and Nalindra. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 18th November for burial at the General Cemetery,​ Borella. Apt. 1/​3,​ Trend Residencies,​ 49/​5,​ Sri Saranankara Road,​ Dehiwela.143918

CHANDRASEKARA – R.E. – (Former Proprietor of Royal Studio Gampaha). Beloved husband of Ratnavali,​ loving father of Sajini,​ Srini,​ Gehan and father-in-law of Keerthi Gunewardana,​ Nalika Anthony Chandrasekara,​ loving grandfather of Sanudi,​ Chirani,​ Lushelle and Hazel,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 170/​4,​ Vintege Park,​ Robert Gunawardana Mawatha,​ Battaramulla for Cremation at 5.00 p.m. on 18th November 2017 at Battaramulla Cemetery.143748

FERNANDO – MALEWANAGE OSWALD EMMANUEL – Beloved husband of Helena,​ loving father of Lalini,​ Elaine,​ Anthony,​ father-in-law of Ashley,​ Malini,​ loving papa of Sharon and Shane,​ Christopher and Madushani,​ in-law of Rochelle and Vira,​ brother of Bertram,​ Hugh,​ late Vier,​ Douglas,​ Terry,​ Lucille and late Corrin,​ in-law of late Ella,​ Tulia,​ Mercy and Iroma,​ called to Eternal Rest. Remains lie at residence 187/​70A,​ Jaya Samagi Mawatha,​ Hospital Road,​ Dehiwela from Friday 17th November. Cortege leaves the residence at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 18th November 2017 for burial at the General Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section) Kanatte at 5.00 p.m.143921

ILLANGAKOON – LILIAN (KANNANGARA) – Beloved wife of late Mr. Walter Illangakoon,​ loving mother of Gnanapriya (Mackworld Organization) & Kamani,​ mother-in-law of Samanthi (next Sourcing) & Lakshman (Candor (Pvt) Ltd). Remains lie at “Kanchana”,​ Yatiyana,​ Minuwangoda. Cremation at Yatiyana Cemetery at 3.00 p.m. on (Saturday) 18th November 2017.144180

THIRUGNANAMOORTHY – ELIATHAMBY – Beloved husband of Vasanthy,​ loving father of Lin Gopi (Singapore),​ Ramanan and Krishan (London),​ son of late Mr & Mrs Eliathamby,​ son-in-law of the late Mr & Mrs Shanmuganathan,​ father-in-law of Pushpa,​ Naji and Sinthu and grandfather of Vengaadesh,​ Divya,​ Aarathi,​ Shivani,​ Rahul,​ Keshav,​ Ram,​ Ramya and late Rathike,​ passed away peacefully. Remains lie at Jayaratne Florist,​ Borella on Friday the 17th November from 9 a.m. onwards. Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte (Hindu Section) on 18th Saturday at 10 a.m. 0777873445.144187

GANHEWA – KUSUMA – (Nee ABEYSURIYA). Wife of late Piyadasa Ganhewa (Ananda College),​ loving mother of Asoka (Retired – Department of Immigration & Emigration),​ Kalyani (ex-American              President’ Lines),​ Nissanka and Punyasiri,​ mother-in-law of Nanda (Ex-Mahaweli),​ Jayalath (CECB/​BWSC),​ Manusha (NSB),​ Muditha (Gurukula MV),​ sister of late Asida,​ Daisy,​ Wilfred and Rathni,​ grandmother of Buddini (General Hospital – Polonnaruwa),​ Sachith (CESL),​ Ravith & Binara (Students – Royal Institute,​ Nugegoda),​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 3M/​44,​ National Housing Scheme,​ Kiribathgoda at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday the 18th November for cremation at 5.00 p.m. in Kanatte,​  Borella.144305

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2017

CABRAL – PATRICIA – At rest with Jesus. Wife of late Theodore Cabral,​ loving mother of late Rita,​ Nihal,​ late Shirani,​ Leonard (London),​ Malkanthi & Anura,​ sister of late Rev. Sister Doreen Amarasinghe,​ late Rev. Bro. Alexander & late Donald Amarasinghe,​ mother-in-law of Shanthi,​ Rosemarie (London) & Filicia,​ passed away on 14th Nov. 2017. Funeral takes place at 4.00 p.m. on 16th Thursday Nov. 2017 at Wewagedara Catholic Cemetery.143116

CORERA – ALBERT – Beloved husband of late Lucy,​ loving father of Ronald (Australia),​ late Judith and late Rev. Sr. Stephanie,​ beloved father-in-law of Christine and Britto Pachake,​ precious grandfather of Nadine and Aaron,​ Blaise,​ Danyl and Andrea,​ son of late Mr & Mrs Stephen Corera,​ brother of late Xavier,​ Barbara,​ Benedict,​ Victor,​ Richard,​ Stella,​ Emily,​ Gerard and of Josephine,​ Rita,​ Dominic and Celine,​ called to eternal Rest. Cortege leaves residence No. 32,​ Kotahena Street,​ Colombo 13 for burial at General Cemetery Borella,​ Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section) on Thursday 16th November 2017 at 3.30 p.m.142684

EDIRISINHA – EUQUIN – Gone HOME to rest with Jesus. Daughter of late Herbert and late Claire Edrisinha,​ loving sister of Neliya (UK),​ late Eardley,​ Lyn,​ Desmond,​ Tony (Australia),​ late Ranjit and Gene Mack,​ sister-in-law of Joyce,​ Nalini,​ Gracie,​ Astrid and late Michael Mack. Remains will lie at Barney Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 16th November from 8.00 a.m. onwards and will leave for burial at Main Section,​ General Cemetery Borella after Service at 4.30 p.m. on the same day.142767

KUMARASINGHAM – JOSEPHINE,​ MANORANJINI – (Primary Teacher – Wycherley Int.). Beloved wife of Williams Arulnayagam Kumarasingham (Kumar),​ loving mother of Adrian Rathieshan (Japan) & Graceme Wishanka Gregory (Gateway College – Dehiwala),​ mother-in-law of Azusa Shimazu (Japan) & Jason Gregory (TC Holidays),​ sister-in-law of Mr & Mrs Nagendran,​ Mr & Mrs Devendran (Canada),​ Mr & Mrs Atputharaj (Australia),​ Mr & Mrs Kularajah (Aust.),​ Mr & Mrs Devaseelan (Aust.),​ Mr & Mrs Devapaalan (Aust.). Remains lie at No. 4A,​ Gangadara Mawatha,​ off Templars Road,​ Mount Lavinia. Service at 3.30 p.m. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 16th November at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Mount Lavinia.142259

PERERA – JOSEPH RANJITH – (Formerly of Jennings Int. College,​ Nainamadama). Beloved husband of Merl,​ loving father of Rajitha (HNB Grameen Finance Ltd),​ and Shanika,​ father-in-law of Minoli and Jayarathne (Ven. Jinarathana MV,​ Pothuwatawana),​ loving grandfather of Minoshi,​ Minosh,​ Sharmain,​ Kavindaya and Ovadhi,​ brother of Neville,​ Dr. George (New Zealand),​ Swarna and Liticia,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence “Farmview”,​ Ihala Kottaramulla,​ Nattandiya on Thursday 16th Nov. at 3.30 p.m. for Holy Family Church Burial Ground,​ Morakele.142521

PIYABANDU – K.A. – (Retired Registrar,​ High Courts,​ Rathnapura). Beloved husband of Wansa,​ loving father of Chamath (Australia) and Sanoja (Sri Lankan Airlines),​ father-in-law of Inoka (Australia),​ and Sanjaya (Emirates Airlines),​ precious grandfather of Sajani,​ Ramodh and Manuka. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m. onwards on Thursday 16th November 2017. Cortege leaves Parlour at 5 p.m. on the same day for cremation at 5.30 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Borella (New Crematorium).143316

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017

AMY – TRANCHELL – Gone to be with the Lord. Daughter of late Ethel and Sydney Tranchell,​ beloved sister of Pearl,​ Doris (late),​ Derrick,​ late Olga,​ Sheila,​ Lilian and Iris. The remains will be kept at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Kalubowila,​ from 8.30 a.m. on Tuesday 14th November 2017. Cortege will be leaving the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 15th November 2017,​ for Burial at Kohuwala General Cemetery.142096

CORERA – ALBERT – Beloved husband of late Lucy,​ loving father of Ronald (Australia),​ late Judith and late Rev. Sr. Stephanie,​ beloved father-in-law of Christine and Britto Pachake,​ precious grandfather of Nadine and Aaron,​ Blaise,​ Danyl and Andrea,​ son of late Mr & Mrs Stephen Corera,​ brother of late Xavier,​ Barbara,​ Benedict,​ Victor,​ Richard,​ Stella,​ Emily,​ Gerard and of Josephine,​ Rita,​ Dominic and Celine,​ called to eternal Rest. Cortege leaves residence No. 32,​ Kotahena Street,​ Colombo 13 for burial at General Cemetery Borella,​ Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section) on Thursday 16th November 2017 at 3.30 p.m.142684

EDIRISINHA – EUQUIN – Gone HOME to rest with Jesus. Daughter of late Herbert and late Claire Edrisinha,​ loving sister of Neliya (UK),​ late Eardley,​ Lyn,​ Desmond,​ Tony (Australia),​ late Ranjit and Gene Mack,​ sister-in-law of Joyce,​ Nalini,​ Gracie,​ Astrid and late Michael Mack. Remains will lie at Barney Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 16th November from 8.00 a.m. onwards and will leave for burial at Main Section,​ General Cemetery Borella after Service at 4.30 p.m. on the same day.142767

GANEGODA – LETITIA MAUD (Founder – Highlands College,​ Nugegoda). Beloved wife of the late Hector,​ loving mother of Gothami,​ precious grandmother of Sarinda and Dinelka. Cortege leaves residence 34 A/​1,​ Bagatalle Road,​ Colombo 3 at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday 15th November for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 11.30 a.m. (new Crematorium).141954

JEAN KULETILEKA – Beloved sister of late Majorie,​ late Hubert,​ late Monica,​ late Yvonne & Ouida (Former Browns Hill,​ Matara). Cortege leaves 6,​ Weerasekara Mawatha,​ Golden Residencies,​ Thalawathugoda at 2.15 p.m. Wednesday 15th November for Cremation at Kalalgoda Cemetery,​ Thalawathugoda at 3 p.m.142199

KUMARASINGHAM – JOSEPHINE,​ MANORANJINI – (Primary Teacher – Wycherley Int.). Beloved wife of Williams Arulnayagam Kumarasingham (Kumar),​ loving mother of Adrian Rathieshan (Japan) & Graceme Wishanka Gregory (Gateway College – Dehiwala),​ mother-in-law of Azusa Shimazu (Japan) & Jason Gregory (TC Holidays),​ sister-in-law of Mr & Mrs Nagendran,​ Mr & Mrs Devendran (Canada),​ Mr & Mrs Atputharaj (Australia),​ Mr & Mrs Kularajah (Aust.),​ Mr & Mrs Devaseelan (Aust.),​ Mr & Mrs Devapaalan (Aust.). Remains lie at No. 4A,​ Gangadara Mawatha,​ off Templars Road,​ Mount Lavinia. Service at 3.30 p.m. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 16th November at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Mount Lavinia.142259

PERERA – DHIRENDREN (DHIREN) – Beloved husband of Ingrid,​ son of late Percy (P.T.) and Elaine,​ brother & brother-in-law of Gamika /​ Iris Asanka /​ Tillet,​ fond uncle of Ashan /​ Anastashya (USA),​ Shamika,​ Lalanika /​ Thilan (Australia). Funeral on Wednesday 15th November 2017 in Auckland,​ New Zealand. No flowers by request. Donations made at https/​givealittle.co.nz/​cause/​dovehouse/​donate. 9A,​ Fairline Road,​ Dehiwela.142531

PERERA – JOSEPH RANJITH – (Formerly of Jennings Int. College,​ Nainamadama). Beloved husband of Merl,​ loving father of Rajitha (HNB Grameen Finance Ltd),​ and Shanika,​ father-in-law of Minoli and Jayarathne (Ven. Jinarathana MV,​ Pothuwatawana),​ loving grandfather of Minoshi,​ Minosh,​ Sharmain,​ Kavindaya and Ovadhi,​ brother of Neville,​ Dr. George (New Zealand),​ Swarna and Liticia,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence “Farmview”,​ Ihala Kottaramulla,​ Nattandiya on Thursday 16th Nov. at 3.30 p.m. for Holy Family Church Burial Ground,​ Morakele.142521

SALGADO – MERENGNAGE VIDYANANDA – (Retired District Sports Officer). Beloved husband of Iris Salgado (Retired Teacher),​ father of Ganesha,​ Benil (Accountant,​ Galpayage Enterprises),​ Lalithendri,​ father-in-law of Udeni (Teacher – OLV Convent Moratuwa) and Frank (Merchandiser – Star Garment,​ Katunayake). Cremation at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery,​ Walana,​ Panadura at 6 p.m. on Wednesdsay 15th November 2017. Sarana,​ Sri Saddhananda Mawatha,​ Wekada,​ Panadura.142514

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017

AMY TRANCHELL – Gone to be with the Lord. Daughter of late Ethel and Sydney Tranchell,​ beloved sister of Pearl,​ Doris (late),​ Derrick,​ late Olga,​ Sheila,​ Lilian and Iris. The remains will be kept at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Kalubowila,​ from 8.30 a.m. on Tuesday 14th November 2017. Cortege will be leaving the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 15th November 2017,​ for Burial at Kohuwala General Cemetery.142096

APONSO, VIMALA. Dearly Beloved Wife of Herbert; Cherished Mother of Ajith and Shyamalee, Heshan and Lakprabha Wickramasuriya, and Charmalie and Ranil Abayasekara; Precious Grandmother of Hevithri and John, Shanthini and Sriyantha, Ashani, Shalini, and Asiri and Windya; Loving Great-grandmother of Kacey and Grace; Daughter of late Lambert and Lena Dias; Sister of late Iranganie, Welakama, and Maalyn. Funeral on Tuesday 14th November: Service at Lighthouse Church, Piachaud Gardens at 4pm. Cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 5.30 pm. 454/10B, Piachaud Gardens, Kandy.142214

FRANCIS – NESAM RITA,​ at rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Ananda (Kalutara/​Neboda),​ mother of Udaya (Toyota Lanka),​ Ajith (UK),​ Manoj and Anusha,​ mother-in-law of Leo,​ Ruwani,​ Chandani (UK) and Sonali,​ sister of late Benedict,​ Anton,​ Kanmani,​ Rukmani and of Raji (Canada),​ Jasintha (Canada),​ sister-in-law of late Danister and of Mangalika (Sweden),​ Ceylin (Canada),​ Jaya (Canada),​ Victor (France),​ late Thurirajah and of Rasu (Canada),​ grandmother of Sangeetha (France),​ Serah (Dubai),​ Dominic,​ Sarala (USA),​ Nethmini,​ Dinith (USA),​ Ashane (Japan),​ Chatu,​ Danu and Nicole (all UK). Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 14th November at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).141957

GANEGODA – LETITIA MAUD (Founder – Highlands College,​ Nugegoda). Beloved wife of the late Hector,​ loving mother of Gothami,​ precious grandmother of Sarinda and Dinelka. Cortege leaves residence 34 A/​1,​ Bagatalle Road,​ Colombo 3 at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday 15th November for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 11.30 a.m. (new Crematorium).141954

JEAN KULETILEKA – Beloved sister of late Majorie,​ late Hubert,​ late Monica,​ late Yvonne & Ouida (Former Browns Hill,​ Matara). Cortege leaves 6,​ Weerasekara Mawatha,​ Golden Residencies,​ Thalawathugoda at 2.15 p.m. Wednesday 15th November for Cremation at Kalalgoda Cemetery,​ Thalawathugoda at 3 p.m.142199

KUMARASINGHAM – JOSEPHINE,​ MANORANJINI – (Primary Teacher – Wycherley Int.). Beloved wife of Williams Arulnayagam Kumarasingham (Kumar),​ loving mother of Adrian Rathieshan (Japan) & Graceme Wishanka Gregory (Gateway College – Dehiwala),​ mother-in-law of Azusa Shimazu (Japan) & Jason Gregory (TC Holidays),​ sister-in-law of Mr & Mrs Nagendran,​ & Mrs Devendran (Canada),​ Mr & Mrs Atputharaj (Australia),​ Mr & Mrs Kularajah (Aust.),​ Mr & Mrs Devaseelan (Aust.),​ Mr & Mrs Devapaalan (Aust.). Remains lie at No. 4A,​ Gangadara Mawatha,​ off Templars Road,​ Mount Lavinia. Service at 3.30 p.m. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 16th November at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Mount Lavinia.142259

NICHOLAS – BARBARA PUSHPAM – At Rest with Jesus. Loving mother of late Angelo,​ mother-in-law of Anoj and loving grandmother of Anushka,​ beloved daughter of late Christopher and Mary Rosalind Emmanuel,​ sister of late BC (Chelvam),​ Jeyam,​ Gunam,​ Ranjan,​ Naeson Ranji,​ Navaraj and of Nathan,​ Rajini and Mohan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 14th November from 8.00 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on same day for burial at the General Cemetery (R.C. Section),​ Borella.141943

RANWALAGE GUNADASA – Beloved husband of late Rita,​ loving father of Dhammika,​ Panduka,​ Sudath,​ Sudarshani,​ Anusha,​ father-in-law of Carmen,​ grandfather of Sakuni,​ Ashvini and Livinya. Cortege leaves residence 64,​ II Rajasinghe Mawatha,​ Kandy at 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday 14th of November for Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Mahaiyawa at 6.00 p.m.142186

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2017

FRANCIS – NESAM RITA,​ at rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Ananda (Kalutara/​Neboda),​ son of Udaya (Toyota Lanka),​ Ajith (UK),​ Manoj and Anusha,​ mother-in-law of Leo,​ Ruwani,​ Chandani (UK) and Sonali,​ sister of late Benedict,​ Anton,​ Kanmani,​ Rukmani and of Raji (Canada),​ Jasintha (Canada),​ sister-in-law of late Danister and of Mangalika (Sweden),​ Ceylin (Canada),​ Jaya (Canada),​ Victor (France),​ late Thurirajah and of Rasu (Canada),​ grandmother of Sangeetha (France),​ Serah (Dubai),​ Dominic,​ Sarala (USA),​ Nethmini,​ Dinith (USA),​ Ashane (Japan),​ Chatu,​ Danu and Nicole (all UK). Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 14th November at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).141956

GANEGODA – LETITIA MAUD (Founder – Highlands College,​ Nugegoda). Beloved wife of the late Hector,​ loving mother of Gothami,​ precious grandmother of Sarinda and Dinelka. Cortege leaves residence 34 A/​1,​ Bagatalle Road,​ Colombo 3 at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday 15th November for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 11.30 a.m. (new Crematorium).141954

NICHOLAS – BARBARA PUSHPAM – At Rest with Jesus. Loving mother of late Angelo,​ mother-in-law of Anoj and loving grandmother of Anushka,​ beloved daughter of late Christopher and Mary Rosalind Emmanuel,​ sister of late BC (Chelvam),​ Jeyam,​ Gunam,​ Ranjan,​ Naeson Ranji,​ Navaraj and of Nathan,​ Rajini and Mohan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 14th November from 8.00 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on same day for burial at the General Cemetery (R.C. Section),​ Borella.141943

RATNAYAKE – RALPH MELVILLE (Retired Planter),​ son of Mudliyar and Mrs. F.W. Ratnayake,​ beloved husband of late Lalitha,​ loving brother of Audrey,​ Carl,​ Dulip,​ Nanette and Neville,​ brother-in-law of late Robert Goonawardena and of Prema,​ Soma,​ Ranjith Backus and Mangala,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour on Monday 13th November at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte (Angalican Section).141953

SAMARASINGHE – LASHKMAN (L.L). Loving father of Chandima (Bambi),​ Indunil and Sanjeev,​ father-in-law of Jagath Arawwawala,​ Suresha and Varuni,​ grandfather of Anika,​ Shavinka,​ Sueli,​ Shiana,​ Ivanka and Niyagra,​ brother of late Suwanath,​ late Asoka,​ Nalini,​ Indranee (Ranji),​ and Hemantha,​ brother-in-law of Shiela,​ late Gurney,​ late Hamilton,​ Dr. R.S. Jayatilake. Cortege leaves residence 13,​ November 2017 at 3.30 p.m. 30/​3,​ Araliya Gardens,​ Dehiwala Road,​ Pepiliyana for cremation (new section) at 4.30 p.m. at General Cemetery Kanatte,​ Borella.141955

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2017

NICHOLAS – BARBARA PUSHPAM – At Rest with Jesus. Loving mother of late Angelo,​ mother-in-law of Anoj and loving grandmother of Anushka,​ beloved daughter of late Christopher and Mary Rosalind Emmanuel,​ sister of late BC (Chelvam),​ Jeyam,​ Gunam,​ Ranjan,​ Naeson Ranji,​ Navaraj and of Nathan,​ Rajini and Mohan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 14th November from 8.00 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on same day for burial at the General Cemetery (R.C. Section),​ Borella.141946

PERERA – DAISY. Beloved wife of late Lawrence Perera,​​ loving mother of Ronil (Canada),​​ Rodney (HSBC) and Royce (Janashakthi Insurance),​​ beloved mother-in-law of Shanthi,​​ Nelufer & Dayani,​​ everloving grandmother of Roshan,​​ Dilan,​​ Ruwani Roshini & Rowanga,​​ loving sister of Janet,​​ Franklyn,​​ Kingsley & Irwin,​​ loving sister-in-law of late Fleming,​​ late Dudley & late Princey was called to eternal rest. Cortege leaves residence No 20,​​ Jetty Street,​​ Chilaw for burial at the Roman Catholic Cemetery,​​ Chilaw on 12th Sunday 2017 at 3.30 p.m.141037

SENARATNE – ANANDA – (Ihala Yagoda,​ Gampaha). Retd. Engineer,​ former Director of RVDB,​ SD & CC,​ Mahaweli,​ beloved husband of Gracelin Senaratne (St. Nicholas Int. School,​ Oil & Fats Corporation),​ loving father of Sanjaya (Bahrain) and Dr. Sewwandi (NHSL),​ father-in-law of Gimhani Athurugiri and Dr. Hyrin Arc. brother of Seetha,​ Vijitha & Nimla,​ expired. Remains lie at No. 20/​20D,​ First Lane,​ Mahindarama Road,​ Ethul Kotte. Cremation at Borella Cemetery at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 12th November. Contact No. 0112053054.141871

SAMARASINGHE – LASHKMAN (L.L). Loving father of Chandima (Bambi),​ Indunil and Sanjeev,​ father-in-law of Jagath Arawwawala,​ Suresha and Varuni,​ grandfather of Anika,​ Shavinka,​ Sueli,​ Shiana,​ Ivanka and Niyagra,​ brother of late Suwanath,​ late Asoka,​ Nalini,​ Indranee (Ranji),​ and Hemantha,​ brother-in-law of Shiela,​ late Gurney,​ late Hamilton,​ Dr. R.S. Jayatilake. Cortege leaves residence 13,​ November 2017 at 3.30 p.m. 30/​3,​ Araliya Gardens,​ Dehiwala Road,​ Pepiliyana for cremation (new section) 4.30 p.m. at General Cemetery Kanatte,​ Borella.141952

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2017

PERERA – DAISY. Beloved wife of late Lawrence Perera,​ loving mother of Ronil (Canada),​ Rodney (HSBC) and Royce (Janashakthi Insurance),​ beloved mother-in-law of Shanthi,​ Nelufer & Dayani,​ everloving grandmother of Roshan,​ Dilan,​ Ruwani Roshini & Rowanga,​ loving sister of Janet,​ Franklyn,​ Kingsley & Irwin,​ loving sister-in-law of late Fleming,​ late Dudley & late Princey was called to eternal rest. Cortege leaves residence No 20,​ Jetty Street,​ Chilaw for burial at the Roman Catholic Cemetery,​ Chilaw on 12th Sunday 2017 at 3.30 p.m.141040

WIMALASIRI – D.M. – Senior Assistant Superintendent – (Retired – Central Bank) of No. 25/​3,​ Araliya Gardens,​ Nawala. Beloved husband of Mallika Wimalasiri (Retired Assistant Manager – People’s Bank,​ Narahenpita),​ loving father of Rasanjali Himali (America),​ Narmada Gayathri (Sri Lankan Airlines),​ father-in-law of Sampath (America) and Malinda (Virtusa Institute),​ expired. Funeral will take place at Nawala General Cemetery at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday the 12th Noember 2017. Bereaved wife and children.141717

YATAWARA – LATHA (SENEHELATHA) Beloved wife of late Jayampathy (Serveyor) mother of Devika, Shamilka and Upekha, mother-in-law of Rohan Fonseka, Jagath Wickramarachchi and late Lalith Perera, loving grand mother of Nadika and Shalindri, daughter of late Berty Senarath Dasanayake and Leela Madena Kumarihamy of Imbullahena Walawwa, Halpe, Meerigama, daughter-in-law of late Mr. & Mrs. W. B. Yatawara of Yatawara Walawwa, Wattegama, sister of Rukmani Seelanatha Kuruppu and of late Austin, Quintus and Newtown, sister-in-law of late G. Seelanatha Kuruppu, Padma and Seetha and of Jothy, Sheela, Lakshi, Asoka, Lakshman and late Tissa, Mallika, Ranjith and Bunty, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 2 p.m. for cremation at Mahaiyawa at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 11th November 2017. No. 30/66, Bangalawatta Road, Lewella, Kandy.141401

MURUGUPILLAI – S.E. HECTOR. (Retired Radio Grapher). Son of late Mr. & Mrs. Murugupille,​ son-in-law of late Mr. & Mrs. Augustin,​ beloved husband of Mary Magdalene (Thavam),​ loving father of Sajeew Murugupille,​ father-in-law of Ragini,​ grandfather of Dirusika,​ Treshan and Roshan,​ brother of Herbert,​ Ivo,​ Felix & Reta (all diseased),​ brother-in-law of late Phelomena Pakianathan,​ late Mary Stela Manuelpillai,​ Augustin Alloysious and Josephin Rani Xavier,​ passed away peacefully on 09th November 2017. Cortege leaves Jayarathna Funeral Parlour. After funeral service at 10.30 a.m. on Sunday 12th November 2017 for burial at Kanatta Burial Ground.141863

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017

DE SARAM – KISANI. Resting in the Arms of Jesus. Wife of Gerald,​ mother of Salomie & Sam,​ daughter of Ajith & Sherine,​ sister of Tanya,​ sister-in-law of Christina & Joseph. Resting at Home,​11/​3,​ Ramanathan Mawatha (Off Frazer Av.),​ Dehiwela till Friday 10th November 2017. Service at 3 p.m. at the residence,​ followed by cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5 p.m.139867

PERERA – DAISY. Beloved wife of (late) Lawrence,​ loving mother of Ronil,​ Rodney Royce,​ was called to eternal rest. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. Relations and friends,​ please take note. 20,​ Jetty Street,​ Chilaw.139997

VANDERCONE- PHILIP ANTONY(Former Teacher St. Anthony’s College Kandy and Principal of Ecole International, Digana) Beloved husband of late Mrs. Chitranee Gnanasekaram, loving father of Rajnish Vandercone and Chitranjan Vandercone. Remains at 63, Wariyapola Sri Sumangala Mawatha, Asgiriya, Kandy. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00pm on Friday 10th November for burial at Mahaiyawa cemetery at 4.00pm.140205

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017

ABEYWICKRAMA – MR. ROLAND. Son of late Dr. Nelson Abeywickrama and Mrs. Mallika Fernando of No. 17A,​ Perahera Mawatha,​ Colombo 3,​ passed away. Cremation at 4.00 p.m. at Borella Cemetery on 9th November 2017. His mortal remains will lie at Jayaratna Parlour,​ Borella,​ 2nd Floor. Pradeep Fernando – Panadura.139848

DE SARAM – KISANI. Resting in the Arms of Jesus. Wife of Gerald,​ mother of Salomie & Sam,​ daughter of Ajith & Sherine,​ sister of Tanya,​ sister-in-law of Christina & Joseph. Resting at Home,​ 11/​3,​ Ramanathan Mawatha (Off Frazer Av.),​ Dehiwela till Friday 10th November 2017. Service at 3 p.m. at the residence,​ followed by cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5 p.m.139867

JAYASINGHE – R.W. (Retired – Marga Institute and Proprietor/​Director of Pushparama Higher Education Institute). Beloved husband of Nanda (Rtd. BOC),​ loving father of Rajitha (H.N.D.E. Mattakkuliya) and Chathura (ABB Ltd.,​ UK),​ father-in-law of Eeesha (UK) and brother of Ranasinghe Weerakkody family of No. 20,​ Thalwatta,​ Kandy,​ brother-in-law of Weerasinghe family of Keembiela,​ Poddala. Cortege leaves residence 6/​2,​ 1st Lane,​ Station Road,​ Udahamulla,​ Nugegoda at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 9th of November. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Udahamulla Cemetery.139788

JOSEPH – CLARE PARIMALAM. Daughter of late Mr. and Mrs. Mariampillai Joseph of Kotahena,​ sister of Philomena,​ Liguori,​ Soundari (all deceased) and Albert (Selvam),​ sister-in-law of Bobby Dharmakan (deceased),​ Merle and Damayanthi,​ aunty of Charmaine,​ Christabel,​ Cheryl,​ Adrian,​ Roshan and George,​ passed away peacefully on 26th October 2017. a​l​b​e​r​t​.​j​o​s​e​p​h​@​a​i​r​s​e​r​v​i​c​e​s​a​u​s​t​r​a​l​i​a​.​c​o​m​139486

PERERA – MRS. INDRANI MANGALIKA. Beloved wife of late Donald Perera,​ loving mother of Chanaka,​ Devaki (NZ),​ Manju (NZ) and Upul (Managing Director – Acon Party Favours),​ sister of Kusumini,​ mother-in-law of Chanaka (NZ),​ Champika (NZ),​ Champika (Director,​ Acon Party Favours),​ passed away peacefully. Cremation at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery,​ Walana,​ Panadura on Thursday 9th November at 6.00 p.m. Cortege leaves No. 4,​ Suduwella Road,​ Wekada,​ Panadura,​ at 5.00 p.m.139361

THEVERAPPERUMA – MARY JOSEPHINE nee RUPASINGHE (Retired Teacher – St. Sebastian’s College,​ Colombo 12). Beloved wife of George Herald Theverapperuma,​ loving mother of Upul (Ex JKH – KBSL) & Sugath (National Bank of Fujairah – Dubai),​ mother-in-law of Shiranth (Ceylon Oxygen Ltd.) & Renuka (Ex CTB),​ sister of late,​ Michael,​ Martha,​ Rev. Sr. Crescentia,​ Therese and of Lucy,​ Rev. Sr Adeline and Margret,​ sister-in-law of Leonard and late Celina and Edward,​ grandmother of Nethaka & Yenuka (SJC Colombo 10),​ Sanuthi (HFC,​ Colombo 3),​ Dulain & Ashain,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 33,​ First Division,​ Maradana,​ Colombo 10 at 3 p.m. on Thursday,​ 9th November for burial at the Roman Catholic Section,​ Madampitiya burial ground,​ Colombo 15.139632

WELIKALA – ROY ANTHONY. Son of late Anna and Francis (Formerly of Aramco and Colletes),​ loving father of Michelle,​ Randy,​ Dylan and late Gavin,​ grandfather of Christina,​ Schinska,​ Tatyana,​ Rannon,​ Delvin and Jorrail,​ brother of Elmo,​ Greeta Gunawijaya,​ Marina Nathal,​ Claudia Pereira,​ Aubrey,​ Carmen Liyanapathirana,​ Adrian,​ Renira Koswatte and Anglam. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia,​ Thursday 9th November at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Mt. Lavinia at 5.00 p.m. Final rights and prayer service at the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. No. 71 Watarappala Road,​ Mt. Lavinia.139736

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2017

REV. FR. HETTIARACHCHIGE JULIAN PETER TISSERA (Coordinator,​ Special Housing Projects and Chaplain Marcsri Homes). Beloved son of the late H. Migal Tissera and Mrs. W. Rose Maria,​ expired on 6th November 2017. His Mortal remains will lie in state at the Marcsri Home,​ St. Sebastian’s Road,​ Katukurunda,​ Kalutara from Monday,​ 6th November 9 p.m. to Tuesday,​ 7th November at 8 p.m. Thereafter his remains will be taken to RC Church,​ Makewita. Requiem Mass will be at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday,​ 8th November followed by burial.139068

FERNANDO – BRINDLEY. Son of late Collin Fernando and late Praxede Fernando,​ beloved husband of Prithee de Silva Wijeyratne,​ loving father of Shiyan (Australia),​ Shervon,​ Shimali and Shamil (Singapore),​ father-in-law of Varuni,​ Geethika,​ Roshanth and Wenni,​ much loved grandfather of Yolaan,​ Yannique,​ Shacheli,​ Akeesha,​ Sashane,​ Emma and Jane,​ brother of late Adolphus,​ late Manel,​ Donald,​ Malini,​ Neville,​ Harold,​ Neeliya Norma and Shyama,​ brother-in-law of Vesta,​ Denzil,​ Barbara,​ late Asoka,​ Susanthi,​ Christine,​ Joy,​ late Douglas,​ Anil and also of late Everard and Fermina. Cortege leaves,​ Restpect Home by Jayaratna’s (Between AMW and Devi Balika – Borella) at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at 5.00 p.m. Borella Cemetery on 8th November.138984

PERERA – MRS. INDRANI MANGALIKA. Beloved wife of late Donald Perera,​ loving mother of Chanaka,​ Devaki (NZ),​ Manju (NZ) and Upul (Managing Director – Acon Party Favours),​ sister of Kusumini,​ mother-in-law of Chanaka (NZ),​ Champika (NZ),​ Champika (Director,​ Acon Party Favours),​ passed away peacefully. Cremation at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery,​ Walana,​ Panadura on Thursday 9th November at 6.00 p.m. Cortege leaves No. 4,​ Suduwella Road,​ Wekada,​ Panadura,​ at 5.00 p.m.139361

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017

FERNANDO – BRINDLEY. Son of late Collin Fernando and late Praxede Fernando,​ beloved husband of Prithee de Silva Wijeyratne,​ loving father of Shiyan (Australia),​ Shervon,​ Shimali and Shamil (Singapore),​ father-in-law of Varuni,​ Geethika,​ Roshanth and Wenni,​ much loved grandfather of Yolaan,​ Yannique,​ Shacheli,​ Akeesha,​ Sashane,​ Emma and Jane,​ brother of late Adolphus,​ late Manel,​ Donald,​ Malini,​ Neville,​ Harold,​ Neeliya Norma and Shyama,​ brother-in-law of Vesta,​ Denzil,​ Barbara,​ late Asoka,​ Susanthi,​ Christine,​ Joy,​ late Douglas,​ Anil and also of late Everard and Fermina. Cortege leaves,​ Restpect Home by Jayaratna’s (Between AMW and Devi Balika – Borella) at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at 5.00 p.m. Borella Cemetery on 8th November.138984

RODRIGO – LILAMANI (LEELA). Beloved wife of the late Basil Rodrigo (Customs,​ Sri Lanka and Oman),​ adored mother of Nihendra and Shirani,​ Sharmini and Shamil Mendis,​ Suresh and Natasha,​ Manjula and Niranjan Perera,​ grandmother of Natassia,​ Leisha and Praveen,​ Sharmali and Nirosh,​ Shavesh,​ Shahendra,​ Shanaya,​ Naresh,​ Yanithra and Anira,​ great grandmother of Niasha,​ sister of late Majorie Alles,​ late Noeline Fernandopulle and late Renee Perumal. Cortege leaves 65/​1,​ Kirula Road,​ Colombo 5 on Tuesday 7th November at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section) at 4.00 p.m.138748

REV. FR. HETTIARACHCHIGE JULIAN PETER TISSERA (Coordinator,​ Special Housing Projects and Chaplain Marcsri Homes). Beloved son of the late H. Migal Tissera and Mrs. W. Rose Maria,​ expired on 6th November 2017. His Mortal remains will lie in state at the Marcsri Home,​ St. Sebastian’s Road,​ Katukurunda,​ Kalutara from Monday,​ 6th November 9 p.m. to Tuesday,​ 7th November at 8 p.m. Thereafter his remains will be taken to RC Church,​ Makewita. Requiem Mass will be at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday,​ 8th November followed by burial.139067

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017

DE SILVA – RENE – Wife of the late Terence de Silva; mother of Kishan,​ Ruwini (Gunawardana) and Jivan; mother-in-law of Renuka (Fernando),​ Vajira (Gunawardana) and Lisa (Clifton); and grandmother of Thissa,​ Sunila,​ Nimal,​ Anila,​ Ayanthi,​ Amali,​ Yasmin and Rohan,​ passed away peacefully in Maidstone UK on 2nd November 2017. Funeral in Maidstone on 9th November. May she attain Nibbana. The White House,​ Heath Road,​ Boughton,​ Monchelsea,​ Nr,​ Maidstone,​ Kent,​ Me 17 4JE,​ UK.138735

RODRIGO – LILAMANI (LEELA). Beloved wife of the late Basil Rodrigo (Customs,​ Sri Lanka and Oman),​ adored mother of Nihendra and Shirani,​ Sharmini and Shamil Mendis,​ Suresh and Natasha,​ Manjula and Niranjan Perera,​ grandmother of Natassia,​ Leisha and Praveen,​ Sharmali and Nirosh,​ Shavesh,​ Shahendra,​ Shanaya,​ Naresh,​ Yanithra and Anira,​ great grandmother of Niasha,​ sister of late Majorie Alles,​ late Noeline Fernandopulle and late Renee Perumal. Cortege leaves 65/​1,​ Kirula Road,​ Colombo 5 on Tuesday 7th November at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section) at 4.00 p.m.138748

SAMARATUNGA – DR. RANIL (Southern Methodist University,​ USA) – Darling youngest son of late D.J.W. (Dodo) Samaratunga and Nirmala,​ husband of Malanee,​ father of Shevaan,​ brother of Dinesh,​ Roshan,​ Sanjeeva and Sharmila,​ brother-in-law of Prasadini,​ Ranga,​ Deepthika and Thushara,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 107/​22,​ Balagala Road,​ Hendala at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 6th November,​ burial at the Nayakakanda Roman Catholic Burial Grounds,​ Wattala.138664

YOUNG – RONALD JEFFREY – Loved husband of Clarine,​ beloved father of Sharon,​ Suzette,​ Steven,​ Stephanie & Stuart,​ fond father-in-law of Tony (late),​ Arjuna,​ Sandra & Dishna,​ darling Papa of Shannon,​ Ryan,​ Vanessa,​ Joshua & Debbie,​ called to rest on 02nd November. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on 06th November for Service at St. Mary & John Church,​ Nugegoda at 3.30 p.m. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Kohuwala Cemetery. Interment of Ashes on Wednesday 08th November at 5.00 p.m. at St. Mary & John Church,​ Nugegoda. 84/​23,​ Dostarawatta,​ Pepiliyana Road,​ Nugegoda. Tel: 0112824329 /​ 0777202004.138744

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2017

DEVENDRA – Dr. D.W. – Husband of Swarnapali,​ father of Dayadari,​ Sirimevan and Nilmini,​ father-in-law of Owen Matthysz,​ grandfather of Navodya,​ Noel and Nadeeja,​ passed away on 17th October 2017 and the funeral was held on 19th October 2017.138063

DE ALWIS – GOONEWARDENA CHANDRA – (Retired Commissioner,​ Department of Inland Revenue). Beloved husband of Nalini,​ father of Rukmal,​ Asanka and Dilhara,​ father-in-law of Suresh and Pranitha,​ grandfather of Charya,​ Thushya,​ Revatha,​ Devin,​ Dimitri and Dinouk,​ great-grandfather of Dayesh,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence,​ 3,​ Esther Avenue,​ off Park Road,​ Colombo 05 at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 5th November for cremation at the New Crematorium,​ General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5.30 p.m.138737

DE SILVA – RENE – Wife of the late Terence de Silva; mother of Koshan,​ Ruwini (Gunawardana) and Jivan; mother-in-law of Renuka (Fernando),​ Vajira (Gunawardana) and Lisa (Clifton); and grandmother of Thissa,​ Sunila,​ Nimal,​ Anila,​ Ayanthi,​ Amali,​ Yasmin and Rohan,​ passed away peacefully in Maidstone UK on 2nd November 2017. Funeral in Maidstone on 9th November. May she attain Nibbana. The White House,​ Heath Road,​ Boughton,​ Monchelsea,​ Nr,​ Maidstone,​ Kent,​ Me 17 4JE,​ UK.138736

SAMARATUNGA – DR. RANIL (Southern Methodist Univerity,​ USA),​ darling youngest son of late D.J.W. (Dodo) Samaratunga and Nirmala,​ husband of Malanee,​ father of Shevaan,​ brother of Dinesh,​ Roshan,​ Sanjeeva and Sharmila,​ brother-in-law of Prasadini,​ Ranga,​ Deepthika and Thushara,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 107/​22,​ Balagala Road,​ Hendala at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 6th November. Burial at the Nayakakanda Roman Catholic Burial Ground,​ Wattala.138666

YOUNG – RONALD JEFFREY – Loved husband of Clarine,​ beloved father of Sharon,​ Suzette,​ Steven,​ Stephanie & Stuart,​ fond father-in-law of Tony (late),​ Arjuna,​ Sandra & Dishna,​ darling Papa of Shannon,​ Ryan,​ Vanessa,​ Joshua & Debbie,​ called to rest on 02nd November. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on 06th November for Service at St. Mary & John Church,​ Nugegoda at 3.30 p.m. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Kohuwala Cemetery. Interment of Ashes on Wednesday on 08th November at 5.00 p.m. at St. Mary & John Church,​ Nugegoda. 84/​23,​ Dostarawattta,​ Pepiliyana Road,​ Nugegoda. Tel: 0112824329 /​ 0777202004.138743

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017

CHANDRASIRI – K.H. LIONEL (Retired D.G.M People’s Bank) – Beloved husband of Dr. Philomena,​ loving father of Samanmalee,​ Thilina and Peumalee,​ father-in-law of Chris,​ Ruwini and Dallas,​ grandfather of Liara,​ Tahlia,​ Thevin,​ Taarya and Kayden,​ loving brother of Leelananda,​ Kanthi,​ Luxman & Asoka. Remains lie at A.F Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 4th November for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4 p.m.137544

DE SILVA – NOELINE (nee PERERA). (Retired Teacher St. Mary’s Mabole and Aquinas) Beloved wife of Sebastian ( Retired Teacher St. Peter’s College and Aquinas) Sister of the late Harold,​ Vernon,​ Ronald,​ Trixie and of Angela,​ Rev. Sr. Pauline and Manel,​ Sister-in-law of the late Camillus,​ Joe,​ Rita,​ Freda,​ Granville,​ Kingsley,​ Dervin and of Therese,​ Rosemary,​ Rita and Swarna. Cortege leaves Residence No 499/​1,​ Negombo Road,​ Wattala on Saturday 4th November 2017 at 3.30 p.m. for burial at St. Mary’s Church Burial Grounds,​ Mabole,​ Wattala.137538

MRS. SUMITHRA MENDIS (nee KARUNARATNA) – Retired Teacher (Princess of Wales College). Beloved wife of Bonny Mendis,​ loving mother of Chaminda (Ceylon Petroleum Corp) and Nishanthi (Branix College),​ beloved mother-in-law of Nilan Perera (Central Finance) and Harshini Mendis (Methodist College,​ expired. Remains lie at Respect Home by Jayaratna’s (between AMW and Devi Balika). Cremation on Satuday 4th at 5.30 p.m. at Borella Cemetery.138217

RATNAWEERA – DHAMMIKA – Beloved husband of Renuka,​ loving father of Shyamalee and Hemali,​ son of the late Mr. Tennison Ratnaweera and Mrs Yasawathie Ratnaweera,​ brother of Pushipka,​ brother-in-law of Maithri,​ passed away on 02nd November,​ 2017. His remains will lie at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour until 04th November,​ 2017. Cremation will take place on Saturday,​ 04th November 2017 at 3.00 p.m.138355

SAMARATUNGA – DR. RANIL (Southern Methodist University,​ USA) – Darling youngest son of late D.J.W. (Dodo) Samaratunga and Nirmala,​ husband of Malanee,​ father of Shevaan,​ brother of Dinesh,​ Roshan,​ Sanjeeva and Sharmila,​ brother-in-law of Prasadini,​ Ranga,​ Deepthika and Thushara,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 107/​22,​ Balagala Road,​ Hendala at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 6th November,​ burial at the Nayakakanda Roman Catholic Burial Grounds,​ Wattala.138664

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017

CHANDRASIRI – K.H. LIONEL (Retired D.G.M People’s Bank) – Beloved husband of Dr. Philomena,​ loving father of Samanmalee,​ Thilina and Peumalee,​ father-in-law of Chris,​ Ruwini and Dallas,​ grandfather of Liara,​ Tahlia,​ Thevin,​ Taarya and Kayden,​ loving brother of Leelananda,​ Kanthi,​ Luxman & Asoka. Remains lie at A.F Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 4th November for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4 p.m.137544

DE SILVA – NOELINE (nee PERERA). (Retired Teacher St. Mary’s Mabole and Aquinas ) Beloved wife of Sebastian ( Retired Teacher St. Peter’s College and Aquinas) Sister of the late Harold,​ Vernon,​ Ronald,​ Trixie and of Angela,​ Rev. Sr. Pauline and Manel,​ Sister-in-law of the late Camillus,​ Joe,​ Rita,​ Freda,​ Granville,​ Kingsley,​ Dervin and of Therese,​ Rosemary,​ Rita and Swarna. Cortege leaves Residence No 499/​1,​ Negombo Road,​ Wattala on Saturday 4th November 2017 at 3.30 p.m. for burial at St. Mary’s Church Burial Grounds,​ Mabole,​ Wattala.137538

PERERA – M.H. (MANILAL) (Sri Lanka Insurance) – Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Prema,​ precious father of Raji & Chintha,​ father-in-law of Nimal,​ Palitha,​ darling grandfather of Dilanga,​ Dynuk,​ Shanuk,​ beloved son of late Mudliyar J.W.A. Perera & late Mrs M.E.L. Perera,​ beloved brother of Maline,​ late Nimal,​ late Shanthi and late Lasantha,​ brother-in-law of Shirani,​ beloved uncle of Shehan and Nuala. Funeral arrangements Friday the 3rd November 2017 at 1.30 p.m. Waverly Baptist Church,​ Wheelers Hill,​ Melbourne,​ Victoria,​ Australia.137241

SIRIWARDENA – V.H. (CHANDRA) – Gone to be with Jesus. Beloved husband of late Srimani,​ loving father of Gihanthi,​ Ranitha,​ Nilanthi,​ Ashanthi,​ Chrishani and Viraj,​ father-in-law of Errol,​ Chanaka,​ Shiran,​ Renuka and Sharon,​ grandfather of Ooshanna,​ Tehanna Nidheesha,​ Dulitha,​ Dhinuka,​ Dehan,​ Kavan,​ Vian and Sara,​ brother of Anura (Raja) and of late Asoka. Service on Friday 3rd November at 3.00 p.m. at 25,​ High Level Road,​ Kirillapone (opp Police Station) and thereafter burial at General Cemetary Kanatte,​ Anglican Section.137541

SUGATHADASA – SIRISENA. Proprietor Sirisena’s tailors. Husband of Cynthia Sirisena, father of Ashwini Sirisena (Australia), Nishadhi Sirisena deceased. Funeral arrangements on Friday the 3rd Creamation at 3.30p.m. at Mahaiyawa cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. No.26/23, Nagahaella Road, Mawilmada, Kandy. 0812210050136041

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 02, 2017

THDIYAGO – EFFIE INDRANI,​ at rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of Wilfred Diyago,​ daughter of late Jonethen & Eva and loving mother of Renuka,​ Ajantha,​ Hiran,​ Dinal & Niluk and loving mother-in-law of Gotabhaya,​ Shioha,​ Nayana,​ Inoka and Priyangani. Cortege leaves residence at No. 02,​ Samagi Mawatha,​ Kanuwana,​ Kurunduwatte,​ Ja-ela for burial Borella General Cemetery,​ Colombo 08 at 2.00 p.m. on 02nd November 2017.136674

PERERA – W. EDWARD,​ Former Bank Officer of HSBC passed away on 31st October 2017. Husband of Payaseeli & father of Swarna (Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Nepal),​ Kumarasiri,​ Chithrangane & Padma. Cremation is scheduled for 2nd of November (Thursday) at 6.00 p.m. at Godigamuwa,​ Maharagama cemetery.136608

SUGATHADASA – SIRISENA. Proprietor Sirisena’s tailors. Husband of Cynthia Sirisena, father of Ashwini Sirisena (Australia), Nishadhi Sirisena deceased. Funeral arrangements on Friday the 3rd Creamation at 3.30p.m. at Mahaiyawa cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00p.m. No.26/23, Nagahaella Road, Mawilmada, Kandy. 0812210050136041

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 01, 2017

BERNARD PERERA (WARNAKULAPATABENDIGE) – Beloved husband of Marie,​ most loving father of Jacintha,​ Brian,​ Terrance,​ Marian,​ Malcolm,​ Russel and Rukshan,​ loving father-in-law of Anton,​ Constance,​ Nalinka,​ Amal,​ Gangi,​ Berney and Himaya,​ passed away peacefully on 30th October 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 2.45 p.m. on the 01st November 2017 from 47/​1,​ Uyana Road,​ Moratuwa for Burial at St. Joseph’s Church,​ Uyana,​ Moratuwa.136054

ERIN NOELINE NEVIS – Age 82 years was called home to the Lord on 30th October 2017 leaving behind beloved sons Denis & Robin (Spouse : Patricia),​ relatives & friends. Body resting at Western Funeral Directors,​ Negombo Road,​ Ja-Ela. Cortege leaves on Wednesday 1st November 2017 at 3.30 p.m. for Funeral Mass and Burial at St. Matthews Church,​ Ekala.136260

HUNUKUBURA – MRS SHERYL (nee MENDIS) Loving wife of Priyantha,​ mother of Prashan,​ daughter of Iranganie Mendis and late Bertram Mendis,​ sister of Most Rev. Bishop Valence Mendis,​ Desiree,​ Jayalath,​ Iranga and late Crescentia. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on 01st November 2017 for service and burial at St. Michael’s Church,​ Koralawella,​ Moratuwa.135989

JAYAMAHA – RACHEL (nee ABAYASEKARA) – Beloved wife of late Augustine,​ daughter of late Ossie & Gerty Abayasekara,​ devoted mother of Dr Seba,​ Anne,​ Tony (USA),​ Manel (USA) & Lakshman (USA),​ mother-in-law of Surani,​ Dr Sharmini (USA),​ sister-in-law of late Luke,​ Therese & Bernard,​ Anton,​ Paul,​ grandmother of Ishini,​ Don Jr,​ Lisa,​ Franky,​ Joshua,​ Elizebath,​ Sandika & Shavinka. Remains will lie at Jayaratna’s new Funeral Parlour “THE RESPECT”,​ No. 483-485,​ Bauddhaloka Mawatha (behind AF Raymonds),​ Borella on Wednesday 1st November from 8.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. and Burial same day at 4.00 p.m. Roman Catholic Section,​ General Cemetery,​ Borella.135826

MEDIS – W. SUGATHAPALA (Retired Post Master) – Beloved husband of the late Mrs Pabasara Swarnalatha Fernando,​ precious father of Mihiri (formerly Tractor Corporation),​ Kumari,​ Muditha (Solex Engineering (Pvt) Ltd.),​ Susitha (Hatton National Bank) and Mayuri,​ loving father-in-law of Tudor (Ambalangoda),​ Wasantha,​ Asha (Holy Family Convent,​ Kalutara) and Kaushal (Swedish Trading (Pvt) Ltd.),​ expired. Remains lie at 835/​27,​ ‘Rose Garden’,​ Galle Road,​ Molligoda,​ Wadduwa. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday the 01st November 2017 for Cremation at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Wadduwa.136141

PERERA EFFIE – At rest with Jesus (retired Teacher – Prince of Wales College,​ Moratuwa). Beloved wife of the late O.B.D. Perera (Parliament),​ loving mother of the late Sherril,​ Damien,​ Sharada (Pee Bee Management Services Pvt. Ltd.) and Savindranie (Innovative Pesticides Marketing Pvt. Ltd.),​ loving grandmother of Sarita (HSBC),​ Randeva (NDB) Gavin (LOLC) Pasinda and Sherantha (Wavenet International Pvt. Ltd.),​ darling great grandmother of Aaron and Elina,​ sister of the late Brenda,​ Terence,​ Clarence,​ Kenneth,​ Henrietta,​ Wolsely,​ Glency,​ Treshelle and Yvonne (Canada). Cortege leaves residence at 3 pm,​ 1st November for service at The Queen of Angels’ Church Rawathawatte at 3.30 p.m. and thereafter for interment at Church Burial Grounds at 4 p.m. No.34/​34,​ Dharmarathne Avenue,​ Rawathawatte,​ Moratuwa.136057

PERERA – MRS WIJETUNGE JAYAWARDENA ARACHCHIGE SHEELA MALANI (97) – Beloved wife of the late Timber Merchant Mr Walter Perera of No. 33,​ Railway Station Road,​ Katugasthota,​ Kandy. Beloved mother of Manel Liyanage,​ Rani Ranasinghe,​ Nissanka Perera,​ the late Gamini Perera,​ Nihal Perera,​ Anoma Bowatte,​ Palitha Perera & Surangani Lokuge,​ mother-in-law of Ranjith Liyanage,​ Nimal Ranasinghe,​ Shirani Perera,​ Mangalika Perera,​ Asaka Perera & Keerthi Bowatte,​ Anoma Perera & Oscar Lokuge passed away. Cremation Thursday the 2nd Nov. at 3.00 p.m. at Mirihana Cemetery. 18,​ Rupasiri Mawatha,​ Old Kottawa Road,​ Mirihana,​ Nugegoda.136116

SAMARASINGHE – AJITH ASOKA – Only son of late K.S. Samarasinghe,​ Mrs Samarasinghe,​ loving husband of Sujiwanee,​ beloved Thathi of Jinuka,​ cousin of Diana,​ Siri Goonewardana,​ Chandra,​ Srima Hathurusinghe,​ Chinlra,​ Jagath Karunarathne,​ brother-in-law of Chandana and Thumarie Jirasingha,​ passed away peacefully. Cremation at General Cemetery Borella on Wednesday 1st November at 5.30 p.m. 176A,​ Stanley Thilakarathna Mawatha,​ Nugegoda.136290

SENEVIRATNE – STANLY SIRIPALA – Retired Government Servant of Mahaweli Authority,​ beloved husband of Chandra,​ father of Gemunu,​ Channa,​ Sanjeeva,​ daughters-in-law and grandchildren,​ passed away peacefully on 30th Oct. 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on 1st November,​ 2017 Wednesday,​ 1/​5,​ De Mel Road,​ Katubedda,​ Moratuwa. The Cremation will take place at Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 4.30 p.m.135866

SIYAMBALAPITIYA – D.A. – Former Coordinator,​ Diploma in English and Senior Instructor in English,​ University of Colombo,​ ex-Teacher Maris Stella College,​ Negombo,​ Kebithigollewa MMV and Kadawatha MMV,​ beloved husband of late Therese (Formerly of Ave Maria Convent,​ Negombo),​ everloving father of Geetha (Former Vice Principal,​ Ave Maria Convent,​ Negombo),​ Dr Tilak (RMA Energy Consultants),​ Dr Dhammica Rowel (Family Health Bureau) and Dimuthu,​ loving father-in-law of Roy Jayawardena (Formerly of Bank of Ceylon),​ Namalie (Road Development Authority),​ Elmo Rowel (Wegro Soil Int) and Priyanga Perera (Paramount Print Pack),​ loving grandfather of Asiri,​ Dinithi,​ Thilini,​ Hiruni,​ Nipuni,​ Tharaka,​ Ruwinda,​ Hansith,​ Thesandi and Thehansa,​ loving great grandfather of Dilanya,​ Randev,​ Virain,​ Amaya and Lavanya,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 1st November 2017 for Burial at Kattuwa Roman Catholic Cemetery. 110,​ Kattuwa,​ Negombo.135650

SUGATHADASA – SIRISENA. Proprietor Sirisena’s tailors. Husband of Cynthia Sirisena, father of Ashwini Sirisena (Australia), Nishadhi Sirisena deceased. Funeral arrangements on Friday the 3rd Creamation at 3.30 p.m. at Mahaiyawa cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00p.m. No.26/23, Nagahaella Road, Mawilmada, Kandy. 0812210050136041

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2017

BERNARD PERERA (WARNAKULAPATABENDIGE) – Beloved husband of Marie,​ most loving father of Jacintha,​ Brian,​ Terrance,​ Marian,​ Malcolm,​ Russel and Rukshan,​ loving father-in-law of Anton,​ Constance,​ Nalinka,​ Amal,​ Gangi,​ Berney and Himaya,​ passed away peacefully on 30th October 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 2.45 p.m. on the 01st November 2017 from 47/​1,​ Uyana Road,​ Moratuwa for Burial at St. Joseph’s Church,​ Uyana,​ Moratuwa.136054

ERIN NOELINE NEVIS – Age 82 years was called home to the Lord on 30th October 2017 leaving behind beloved sons Denis & Robin (Spouse : Patricia),​ relatives & friends. Body resting at Western Funeral Directors,​ Negombo Road,​ Ja-Ela. Cortege leaves on Wednesday 1st November 2017 at 3.30 p.m. for Funeral Mass and Burial at St. Matthews Church,​ Ekala.136260

HUNUKUBURA – MRS SHERYL (nee MENDIS) Loving wife of Priyantha,​ mother of Prashan,​ daughter of Iranganie Mendis and late Bertram Mendis,​ sister of Most Rev. Bishop Valence Mendis,​ Desiree,​ Jayalath,​ Iranga and late Crescentia. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on 01st November 2017 for service and burial at St. Michael’s Church,​ Koralawella,​ Moratuwa.135989

JAYAMAHA – RACHEL (nee ABAYASEKARA) – Beloved wife of late Augustine,​ daughter of late Ossie & Gerty Abayasekara,​ devoted mother of Dr Seba,​ Anne,​ Tony (USA),​ Manel (USA) & Lakshman (USA),​ mother-in-law of Surani,​ Dr Sharmini (USA),​ sister-in-law of late Luke,​ Therese & Bernard,​ Anton,​ Paul,​ grandmother of Ishini,​ Don Jr,​ Lisa,​ Franky,​ Joshua,​ Elizebath,​ Sandika & Shavinka. Remains will lie at Jayaratna’s new Funeral Parlour “THE RESPECT”,​ No. 483-485,​ Bauddhaloka Mawatha (behind AF Raymonds),​ Borella on Wednesday 1st November from 8.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. and Burial same day at 4.00 p.m. Roman Catholic Section,​ General Cemetery,​ Borella.135826

MEDIS – W. SUGATHAPALA (Retired Post Master) – Beloved husband of the late Mrs Pabasara Swarnalatha Fernando,​ precious father of Mihiri (formerly Tractor Corporation),​ Kumari,​ Muditha (Solex Engineering (Pvt) Ltd.),​ Susitha (Hatton National Bank) and Mayuri,​ loving father-in-law of Tudor (Ambalangoda),​ Wasantha,​ Asha (Holy Family Convent,​ Kalutara) and Kaushal (Swedish Trading (Pvt) Ltd.),​ expired. Remains lie at 835/​27,​ ‘Rose Garden’,​ Galle Road,​ Molligoda,​ Wadduwa. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday the 01st November 2017 for Cremation at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Wadduwa.136141

PERERA EFFIE – At rest with Jesus (retired Teacher – Prince of Wales College,​ Moratuwa). Beloved wife of the late O.B.D. Perera (Parliament),​ loving mother of the late Sherril,​ Damien,​ Sharada (Pee Bee Management Services Pvt. Ltd.) and Savindranie (Innovative Pesticides Marketing Pvt. Ltd.),​ loving grandmother of Sarita (HSBC),​ Randeva (NDB) Gavin (LOLC) Pasinda and Sherantha (Wavenet International Pvt. Ltd.),​ darling great grandmother of Aaron and Elina,​ sister of the late Brenda,​ Terence,​ Clarence,​ Kenneth,​ Henrietta,​ Wolsely,​ Glency,​ Treshelle and Yvonne (Canada). Cortege leaves residence at 3 pm,​ 1st November for service at The Queen of Angels’ Church Rawathawatte at 3.30 p.m. and thereafter for interment at Church Burial Grounds at 4 p.m. No.34/​34,​ Dharmarathne Avenue,​ Rawathawatte,​ Moratuwa.136057

PERERA – MRS WIJETUNGE JAYAWARDENA ARACHCHIGE SHEELA MALANI (97) – Beloved wife of the late Timber Merchant Mr Walter Perera of No. 33,​ Railway Station Road,​ Katugasthota,​ Kandy. Beloved mother of Manel Liyanage,​ Rani Ranasinghe,​ Nissanka Perera,​ the late Gamini Perera,​ Nihal Perera,​ Anoma Bowatte,​ Palitha Perera & Surangani Lokuge,​ mother-in-law of Ranjith Liyanage,​ Nimal Ranasinghe,​ Shirani Perera,​ Mangalika Perera,​ Asaka Perera & Keerthi Bowatte,​ Anoma Perera & Oscar Lokuge passed away. Cremation Thursday the 2nd Nov. at 3.00 p.m. at Mirihana Cemetery. 18,​ Rupasiri Mawatha,​ Old Kottawa Road,​ Mirihana,​ Nugegoda.136116

SAMARASINGHE – AJITH ASOKA – Only son of late K.S. Samarasinghe,​ Mrs Samarasinghe,​ loving husband of Sujiwanee,​ beloved Thathi of Jinuka,​ cousin of Diana,​ Siri Goonewardana,​ Chandra,​ Srima Hathurusinghe,​ Chinlra,​ Jagath Karunarathne,​ brother-in-law of Chandana and Thumarie Jirasingha,​ passed away peacefully. Cremation at General Cemetery Borella on Wednesday 1st November at 5.30 p.m. 176A,​ Stanley Thilakarathna Mawatha,​ Nugegoda.136290

SENEVIRATNE – STANLY SIRIPALA – Retired Government Servant of Mahaweli Authority,​ beloved husband of Chandra,​ father of Gemunu,​ Channa,​ Sanjeeva,​ daughters-in-law and grandchildren,​ passed away peacefully on 30th Oct. 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on 1st November,​ 2017 Wednesday,​ 1/​5,​ De Mel Road,​ Katubedda,​ Moratuwa. The Cremation will take place at Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 4.30 p.m.135866

SIYAMBALAPITIYA – D.A. – Former Coordinator,​ Diploma in English and Senior Instructor in English,​ University of Colombo,​ ex-Teacher Maris Stella College,​ Negombo,​ Kebithigollewa MMV and Kadawatha MMV,​ beloved husband of late Therese (Formerly of Ave Maria Convent,​ Negombo),​ everloving father of Geetha (Former Vice Principal,​ Ave Maria Convent,​ Negombo),​ Dr Tilak (RMA Energy Consultants),​ Dr Dhammica Rowel (Family Health Bureau) and Dimuthu,​ loving father-in-law of Roy Jayawardena (Formerly of Bank of Ceylon),​ Namalie (Road Development Authority),​ Elmo Rowel (Wegro Soil Int) and Priyanga Perera (Paramount Print Pack),​ loving grandfather of Asiri,​ Dinithi,​ Thilini,​ Hiruni,​ Nipuni,​ Tharaka,​ Ruwinda,​ Hansith,​ Thesandi and Thehansa,​ loving great grandfather of Dilanya,​ Randev,​ Virain,​ Amaya and Lavanya,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 1st November 2017 for Burial at Kattuwa Roman Catholic Cemetery. 110,​ Kattuwa,​ Negombo.135650

SUGATHADASA – SIRISENA. Proprietor Sirisena’s tailors. Husband of Cynthia Sirisena, father of Ashwini Sirisena (Australia), Nishadhi Sirisena deceased. Funeral arrangements on Friday the 3rd Creamation at 3.30 p.m. at Mahaiyawa cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00p.m. No.26/23, Nagahaella Road, Mawilmada, Kandy. 0812210050136041.

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2017

FERNANDO – NALINI – Dearly beloved wife of late Oswald Fernando,​ beloved mother of Nilanthi and Piyal,​ loving mother-in-law of Srinath and late Lakmini,​ beloved grandmother of Nilomi and Eksith,​ Shanith,​ Radanika and Danukshika,​ great grandmother of Eron and Nykaela,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence on 31st October at 3.30 p.m. Funeral Service is at 3.45 p.m. at St. Matthia’s Church,​ Laxapathiya. 256/​25,​ Angulana Station Road,​ Kaldemulla.135627

JAYAMAHA – RACHEL (nee ABAYASEKARA) – Beloved wife of late Augustine,​ daughter of late Ossie & Gerty Abayasekara,​ devoted mother of Dr Seba,​ Anne,​ Tony (USA),​ Manel (USA) & Lakshman (USA),​ mother-in-law of Surani,​ Dr Sharmini (USA),​ sister-in-law of late Luke,​ Therese & Bernard,​ Anton,​ Paul,​ grandmother of Ishini,​ Don Jr,​ Lisa,​ Franky,​ Joshua,​ Elizebath,​ Sandika & Shavinka. Remains will lie at Jayaratna’s new Funeral Parlour “THE RESPECT”,​ No. 483-485,​ Bauddhaloka Mawatha (behind AF Raymonds),​ Borella on Wednesday 1st November from 8.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. and Burial same day at 4.00 p.m. Roman Catholic Section,​ General Cemetery,​ Borella.135826

JAYASURIYA – D.S. – Beloved husband of late Mrs Nobel Jayasuriya,​ passed away. Final respects at Western Funeral Parlour,​ No. 400,​ Old Negombo Road,​ Ja-ela. Burial on 31st October at 10.00 a.m. at Kudahakapola General Cemetery. Notified by Dammika.135625

LIYANAGE CHAMIKA – Beloved husband of Shamala Liyanage,​ loving father of Bavangi,​ Chamdula and Minudi,​ loving son of Clarice Liyanage,​ brother of Chandhika,​ Chanchala and Chathuranga,​ expired. Remains lie at No.44/​16B,​ Rafael Thennakon Road,​ (Kokiskade Junction),​ Mahenawatta,​ Kirillawala,​ Kadawatha. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at Pahala Imbulgoda Cemetery on November 1.135823

SENEVIRATNE – STANLY SIRIPALA – Retired Government Servant of Mahaweli Authority,​ beloved husband of Chandra,​ father of Gemunu,​ Channa,​ Sanjeeva,​ daughters-in-law and grandchildren,​ passed away peacefully on 30th Oct. 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on 1st November,​ 2017 Wednesday,​ 1/​5,​ De Mel Road,​ Katubedda,​ Moratuwa. The Cremation will take place at Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 4.30 p.m.135866

SIYAMBALAPITIYA – D.A. – Former Coordinator,​ Diploma in English and Senior Instructor in English,​ University of Colombo,​ ex-Teacher Maris Stella College,​ Negombo,​ Kebithigollewa MMV and Kadawatha MMV,​ beloved husband of late Therese (Formerly of Ave Maria Convent,​ Negombo),​ everloving father of Geetha (Former Vice Principal,​ Ave Maria Convent,​ Negombo),​ Dr Tilak (RMA Energy Consultants),​ Dr Dhammica Rowel (Family Health Bureau) and Dimuthu,​ loving father-in-law of Roy Jayawardena (Formerly of Bank of Ceylon),​ Namalie (Road Development Authority),​ Elmo Rowel (Wegro Soil Int) and Priyanga Perera (Paramount Print Pack),​ loving grandfather of Asiri,​ Dinithi,​ Thilini,​ Hiruni,​ Nipuni,​ Tharaka,​ Ruwinda,​ Hansith,​ Thesandi and Thehansa,​ loving great grandfather of Dilanya,​ Randev,​ Virain,​ Amaya and Lavanya,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 1st November 2017 for Burial at Kattuwa Roman Catholic Cemetery. 110,​ Kattuwa,​ Negombo.135650

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2017

DE SILVA – CLAUDIA (CUZZIE) – Beloved wife of late Dr. Stephen De Silva,​ loving mother of Stephanie and Sunelle,​ mother-in-law of late Dr. Anil Rajapakse,​ grandmother of Suresh and Sonali. Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella on Sunday 29th October at 4.30 p.m. 100,​ Rosmead Place,​ Colombo 07.135496

HENSMAN – NESAM ‘Emily’ – passed away peacefully in Australia on Tuesday October 17,​ 2017. Aged 93 years. Beloved wife of James Aria (Dec.),​ adored and loving mother and mother-in-law of Shyamala and Rohan Abeysinghe,​ Rajan and Ranjani Hensman,​ Mrinalini and Thavo Perinpanayagam,​ Mohini and Jega Jegerajan,​ Shiranthi and Dougie Ponniah,​ loved grandmother to ten and great grandmother to seven. Forever in Our Hearts. 11,​ Windmill Court,​ Wheelers Hill,​ Vic 3150,​ Melbourne,​ Australia.132876

RODRIGO – Mr. W.A.D. MERVYN has joined our Lord in Heaven. Loving husband of Stella,​ beloved father of Malgini and Shamal,​ grandfather of Chithraka,​ Thirandie,​ Tharinsa,​ Senith and Shenaya. Remains lie at No. 476,​ Negombo Rd,​ Welisara.Cortege leaves the residence on Monday October 30th at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Burial ground of St. John the Baptist Church,​ Nagoda.135539

SIRIWARDENE – LASANTHA – Beloved son of the late Frank (Sonny) and of Esmie,​ loving brother of Major Charitha Siriwardene (Rtd),​ Attorney-at-Law and brother-in-law of Maalika,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 28/​2,​ Pamankada Lane,​ off W.A. Silva Mawatha,​ Wellawatte,​ on Sunday the 29th of October 2017 at 4.30 p.m. for burial at the Peterson Lane Cemetery,​ Wellawatte.135538

TANNER – Miss RAMONA – has joined the Lord in Heaven – Loving daughter of late Mrs Iris and late Mr. Aurther Tanner and loving sister of Arlene,​ brother Trevice,​ Adrian and Russel and sister-in-law of Valerie,​ Priscilla and brother-in-law Fareed. Remains lie at No. 32/​2,​ Temple Road,​ Hapugoda,​ Kandana on the 28th October 2017. Burial at St. Mary’s Church,​ Hapugoda,​ Kandana Burial Ground on the 29th October 2017 at 3.00 p.m.135526

TIRIMANNE – BRIAN (NIMO). Son of the late Rev. Brian Tirimanne and the late Mrs Ranji Tirimanne,​ brother of Ranjan and brother-in-law of Gaye (Australia). Memorial services will be held in Pittsburgh,​ Toronto and Colombo. Details will be forthcoming once plans are finalized.133376.

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2017

AMARADASA – NIHAL – (John & Co; 1891 Photographers and Old Nalandian). Beloved husband of ever loving Chandi,​ deeply loved and missed father of Dr Natasha,​ Chandima and Neomal,​ loving brother of Nalini Abeynayake,​ Needra Nanayakkara,​ Naomi Abeywickrama and Shirani Dhawan,​ son of late Mr & Mrs T.D. Amaradasa,​ brother of late Ranjith. Funeral details: At residence on Saturday 28th 8 a.m. till Sunday 29th 3.30 p.m. Cremation at the Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. Residence: 54/​2,​ Sri Dhammadara Road (Maliban Road),​ Rathmalana.135044

DE ALWIS – NANDASIRI (Journalist). Beloved husband of Malini Palliyaguru,​ loving father of Anupama and Ashan,​ father-in-law of Mangaleshwaran and Lakmali,​ grandfather of Gaveen,​ Navindi,​ Naveen and Chandupama,​ expired. Funeral will take place on Saturday 28th October 2017 at 5 pm at “Nisala Vimana” cemetery Attidiya. The Cortege will leave premises at 4.30 p.m. on 28th Saturday.135047

HERATH – Mrs. WIMALA (Nee PERERA) – Retired Principal Ananda Sastralaya Primary,​ Kotte. Beloved wife of H.M.D.B. Herath,​ Retired Director,​ Ministry of Plantations,​ beloved mother of Shyama (EDB) and Wasantha Samarakoon (NWSDB – Ambatale),​ Niroshana (Ex ITI,​ Qatar) and Lillani – (Qatar),​ Crishantha (Euronet – USA),​ and Dilini (Janashakthi),​ beloved grandmother of Dr. Kavinda (Base Hospital – Homagama),​ Moksha (Student – University of Kelaniya),​ Tharushi and Rawindi,​ expired. Cremation takes place on Sunday 29th October at 3.00 p.m. at Udahamulla Cemetery. 12,​ Station 1st Lane,​ Udahamulla,​ Nugegoda.135292

JAYARATNE – SIRISENA – Retired staff of Hongkong Bank,​ husband of late Pathma,​ father of Lucky,​ Gamini and Nirmala,​ father-in-law of Suraj,​ Kumuduni and Priyangani,​ expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Parlour,​ Borella from 11 a.m. on Friday,​ 27th October. Cremation at 12.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Borella on Saturday 28th October 2017.133524

MALASINGHE – F.D. – (Retired Teacher,​ Nugegoda Samudradevi Balika Vidyalaya). Late Shelton (Brother),​ Nihal (Brother),​ Anjani (Daughter),​ Sanjeewa (Son-in-law),​ Sasindu & Nethum (Grandchildren),​ expired. Cremation on 28th Saturday at 5.00 p.m. Kohuwala Cemetery. No. 01,​ 6th Lane,​ Pagoda,​ Nugegoda.134594

NAVARATHINAM – MRS. MAGESHWARI. Wife of late Mr. Sabaratnam Navarathinam of Mattakuliya,​ No. 65/​212,​ National Housing Scheme,​ Crows Island,​ daughter of late Pooviah and late Ponnammah (Kandarodai),​ daughter-in-law of late Sabaratnam and late Sivapakiam (Annamah) – Kokuvil,​ mother of Kirisha (Austraila) and Bavananthan (Lake House),​ mother-in-law of Udayakumaran (Austraila) and Selvini,​ grandmother of Judisan,​ Lushmi (Austraila),​ Samithra (Mascons (Pvt) Ltd.),​ Thevaharshana (Hindu Ladies College,​ Colombo-06),​ sister of late Kamalawathy,​ late Kunawathy and Rajagopal (Canada),​ cousin sister of late Selvaraja (Canada),​ Sabes (Retired Principal) and sister-in-law of late Pathmanathan (Kondavil),​ Jayaleela (Canada),​ Vanithamani,​ Kamalini,​ late Pancharatnam,​ late Nagulasingaratnam,​ Mr. Wijayaratnam (Boston – U S A),​ passed away peacefully on Wednesday 25th of October 2017. Remains lie at Mahinda Florist,​ Galkissa from 12.00 noon to 5.00 p.m. on Saturday 28th of October 2017 and funeral rites commence at 08.00 a.m. on Sunday 29th of October 2017 and Cortege leaves the Parlour at 10.00 a.m. for Cremation at Galkissa General Cemetery.133945

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017

BAMUNUSINHE ARACHCHIGE DONA SUNIL BADRA (IDROOS). Beloved wife of late Mr M.F. Idroos,​ passed away peacefully on 25th Oct. 2017. The funeral will take place at Gemunupura Cemetery on the 27th October,​ 2017 Friday at 6.00 p.m. Asha Sooriyabandara (daughter),​ Dinesh Idroos (son),​ Dilhan Idroos (son),​ Colin (Neel) Sooriyabandara (son-in-law),​ Deepa Patabandige (Idroos) (daughter-in-law),​ Shashika Liyanage (daughter-in-law) and grandchildren.133300

DAWSON EVANGERLENE – Wife of late Victor,​ mother of Michael,​ Edward,​ Sherene,​ Erin,​ late Ray,​ Roy,​ Desmond,​ Andrew,​ mother-in-law of late Mary,​ Nirmala,​ Robert,​ Mark,​ Marjorie,​ Wasanthi and Subani. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on October 27,​ 2017,​ 3/​10,​ Raja Mawatha,​ Kurana,​ Negombo for burial at Roman Catholic Section,​ Kurana,​ Negombo.133951

FERDINANDUSZ – SYDNEY – RAJA KARUNANAYAKE – Loving husband of Daphne (nee) De Motte,​​ beloved father of Suraj,​​ Sureshni,​​ Sudharshni and Suresh,​​ brother of late Analeen,​​ Doris and Vianney,​​ Nimal,​​ Preme,​​ Rosie,​​ father-in-law of late Rev. Jacob Perera (Jnr.) Sanjeev Jayaweera and Taniya,​​ much loved grandfather of Nelika,​​ Jason,​​ Melissa,​​ Sohan,​​ Shewan,​​ Shenali,​​ Travin,​​ Shehani and Sheshani,​​ expired. Service at 3.00 p.m. at 16/​​A,​​ George E de Silva Mawatha,​​ Kandy. Burial at Mahaiyawa Cemetery,​​ Kandy at 4.30 p.m. on 27th October 2017.134030

JAYARATNE – SIRISENA – Retired staff of Hongkong Bank,​ husband of late Pathma,​ father of Lucky,​ Gamini and Nirmala,​ father-in-law of Suraj,​ Kumuduni and Priyangani,​ expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Parlour,​ Borella from 11 a.m. on Friday,​ 27th October. Cremation at 12.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Borella on Saturday 28th October 2017.133524

TIRIMANNE – BRIAN (NIMO). Son of the late Rev. Brian Tirimanne and the late Mrs Ranji Tirimanne,​ brother of Ranjan and brother-in-law of Gaye (Australia). Memorial Services will be held in Pittsburgh,​ Toronto and Colombo. Details will be forthcoming once plans are finalized.133375

WIJEYARATNE – VIOLET – Beloved wife of W.A.D.G. (Gamini),​ retired Asst. Supdt or Surveys,​ loving mother of Thriratni,​ mother-in-law of Sameera,​ University of Colombo,​ loving Achchu of Lithum and Ranuga,​ expired. Cortege will leave No. 9,​ William Place,​ Mount Lavinia at 1.15 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Mount Lavinia on Saturday 28th.133955

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017

ALAHAKOON – D.C. – (Retired Probation Officer). Beloved husband of G. Alahakoon,​ loving father of Bathiya,​ (Senior Vice President,​ DFCC Bank),​ Indika (Assistant Director,​ Divisional Secetariat,​ Gampaha),​ Asanga (Marketing Manager,​ Greendale Exports) and Champika,​ (Attorney-at-Law),​ father-in-law of Subashini (Technical Services Engineer,​ Sri Lankan Airlines),​ Athula (Sevanatha),​ Sudrashini – (Group Internal Auditor – Chandra Senanayake Group),​ Palitha – (Attorney-at-Law),​ grandfather of Gimhani,​ (EMarketingeye) Induwara (SLIIT),​ Mahinsa (Bandaranayake Vidyalaya,​ Gampaha),​ Akindu (Lyceum,​ Wattala),​ Kenula and Sathmi (both of Gateway College,​ Negombo),​ passed away on 24th October 2017. Cortege leaves residence No. 12,​ Dagonna Road,​ Boragodawatta,​ Minuwangoda on Thursday the 26th at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at Minuwangoda Cemetery at 4.00 p.m.133021

FERDINANDUSZ – SYDNEY – RAJA KARUNANAYAKE – Loving husband of Daphne (nee) De Motte,​ beloved father of Suraj,​ Sureshini,​ Sudharshini and Suresh,​ brother of late Analeen,​ Doris and Vianney,​ Nimal,​ Preme,​ Rosie,​ father-in-law of late Rev. Jacob Perera (Jnr.) Sanjeev Jayaweeera and Taniya,​ much loved grandfather of Nelika,​ Jason,​ Melissa,​ Sohan,​ Shewan,​ Shenali,​ Travin,​ Shehani and Sheshani,​ expired. Service at 3.00 p.m. at 16/​A,​ George E de Silva Mawatha,​ Kandy. Burial at Mahaiyawa Cemetery,​ Kandy at 4.30 p.m.133261

FERNANDO – PHOEBE – (Former Teacher of HFC Wennappuwa). Beloved wife of Austin Fernando (Former Teacher of Joseph Vaz College),​ loving mother of P.I.O. Fernando (Milco),​ Priyantha Fernando (Kotmale),​ Sudeepa Kuruwitage,​ Gp. Cpt. P.S.N. Fernando (SLAF),​ mother-in-law of Rupini,​ Andrian,​ Janaka & Shanika,​ sister of Colville,​ Ashley,​ Erica,​ Ivy,​ Yvonne,​ Erdley & Trevin,​ is called to rest with Lord Jesus. Cortege leaves residence 336/​34,​ Graceland Park I,​ Baseline Rd,​ Kattuwa,​ Negombo at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday the 28th of Oct. to the Roman Catholic Burial Ground at Bandirippuwa. Funeral Service at 3.30 p.m. at Holy Rosary Church,​ Bandirippuwa,​ Lunuwila.133352

HENSMAN – NESAM ‘Emily’ – passed away peacefully in Australia on Tuesday October 17,​ 2017. Aged 93 years. Beloved wife of James Aria (Dec.),​ adored and loving mother and mother-in-law of Shyamala and Rohan Abeysinghe,​ Rajan and Ranjani Hensman,​ Mrinalini and Thavo Perinpanayagam,​ Mohini and Jega Jegerajan,​ Shiranthi and Dougie Ponniah,​ loved grandmother to ten and great grandmother to seven. Forever in Our Hearts. 11,​ Windmill Court,​ Wheelers Hill,​ Vic 3150,​ Melbourne,​ Australia.132875

NATHANIEL – ARULMALAR – at Rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Theepam Nathaniel. Dearly beloved mother of Selvakumar,​ loving sister of late Jebaratnam,​ Kanagaratnam,​ Gnanamony Sivasubramaniam and Nawaratnam. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. on 26th October 2017. Coreteg leaves the Parlour after service at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday 26th October for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (General Christian Section) at 4.00 p.m.133223

PERIS – PAMELA MARLENE (Nee CORNER). Beloved wife of George,​ daughter of late Cherry and Esme Corner,​ sister of late Maureen Askey,​ loving mother of Suzette Gray,​ Roderick Peris and Jacqueline Samaratunga,​ mother-in-law of Russel Gray,​ Damayanthi Peris and Rohan Samaratunga,​ expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Thursday 26th October at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).133225

WIREKOON – AINSLEY (Retired People’s Bank and an old boy of S. Thomas’ College,​ Mt. Lavinia),​ passed away peacefully. Beloved husband of Chandrika,​ darling father of late Shamalie and of Hiran (U.S.A.),​ father-in-law of Mevan Sooriyaarachchi and Roshi,​ Seeya of Inoshini,​ Aaron,​ Ariana and Aiden,​ stepfather of Kishani and Nilanthi. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves parlour on Thursday 26th October at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella.132879

REV. SISTER BENEDICTA MARIE of St. Laurence’s Convent,​ Wellawatte,​ expired. The remains lie at Nayakakanda Good Shepherd Convent​ and today Thursday 26th after Holy Mass. The burial takes place at 3.00 p.m.133373

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017

KARIYAWASAM SUGATHADASA (Former Principal – Richmond College). Beloved wife of Hemalatha,​ father of Danesh,​ Dharshana and Dayan,​ father-in-law of Dr. Santhushya (Sri Jayawardenepura General Hospital),​ Meenakshi and Umayangana,​ grandfather of Akash,​ Sanjay,​ Che,​ Rhe and Hashain,​ expired. Remains lie at “Restpect Home”,​ by Jayaratne’s (between AMW Showroom and Devi Balika) from Monday 23rd of October at 8.00 a.m. onwards. Cremation on 25th October at 4.30 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Borella.132213

WIREKOON – AINSLEY (Retired People’s Bank and an old boy of S. Thomas’ College,​ Mt. Lavinia),​ passed away peacefully. Beloved husband of Chandrika,​ darling father of late Shamalie and of Hiran (U.S.A.),​ father-in-law of Mevan Sooriyaarachchi and Roshi,​ Seeya of Inoshini,​ Aaron,​ Ariana and Aiden,​ stepfather of Kishani and Nilanthi. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves parlour on Thursday 26th October at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella.132878

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017

CHITTY – AJIT,​ passed away on 18th October 2017. Elder son of the late George E Chitty QC and Leila Chitty,​ beloved husband of Rapti,​ loving father of Zal,​ Roshan,​ Rustom and Sajit,​ father-in-law of Anouk,​ grandfather of Zavareh and Ayla,​ loving brother of Grita Kumar (Kumar),​ Indira and Chris,​ brother-in-law of Shanta Chitty,​ Chandra Corea and Julienne Chitty. His mortal remains were interred at a private funeral on 19.10.2017.“Goodwood”,​ 14,​ Cambridge Place,​ Colombo 07.132219

DE SILVA – ESME IRENE (nee KULATUNGE) – Beloved wife of late Noel,​ loving mother of Christine,​ mother-in-law of Panduka,​ much loved grandmother of Menaka (UK),​ Manori (UK),​ passed away at the age of 96. Burial will be at the Roman Catholic Cemetery Welivita. Remains will be taken from No 153,​ Church Road,​ Welivita,​ Kaduwela on the 24th Tuesday at 3 p.m to St. Mary’s Church Welivita and thereafter to the Catholic Cemetery.132295

FERNANDO – MAURICE CONDRED (Retired Organiser,​ Insurance Corporation of Sri Lanka – has joined our Lord in Heaven). Beloved husband of Marina (retired,​ tutorial staff at Girls’ High School,​ Mt. Lavinia),​ ever loving father of Malsiri (Dubai),​ Manoura,​ Mihiri (UK) and Melanie,​ father-in-law of Shiroshini,​ Udaya and Eugene (UK),​ loving grandfather of Nathal,​ Uvini,​ Jason,​ Michael,​ Steffanie and Jeremy. Remains lie at residence 91/​10,​ St. Peter’s Road (Duwawatte),​ Moratuwa. Cortege leaves residence on Tuesday 24th October at 4.30 p.m. for Service at St. Peter’s Church,​ Koralawella,​ followed by burial at the Church burial grounds.132216

KARIYAWASAM SUGATHADASA (Former Principal – Richmond College). Beloved wife of Hemalatha,​ father of Danesh,​ Dharshana and Dayan,​ father-in-law of Dr. Santhushya (Sri Jayawardenepura General Hospital),​ Meenakshi and Umayangana,​ grandfather of Akash,​ Sanjay,​ Che,​ Rhe and Hashain,​ expired. Remains lie at “Restpect Home”,​ by Jayaratne’s (between AMW Showroom and Devi Balika) from Monday 23rd of October at 8.00 a.m. onwards. Cremation on 25th October at 4.30 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Borella.132213

PERIS – REGINALD (REGGIE) – husband of Marlene,​ father of Delani Shiran and Lakshini,​ father-in-law of Neville,​ Kumari and Siri,​ Grandfather of Keshini,​ Dhananjaya,​ Thavisha,​ Ashan and Ronali,​ great-grandfather of Tiyasha,​ Aaron and Adriel,​ brother of late Christopher,​ late Dr. Nicholas,​ late Leanard,​ Prof. Merlin,​ Diana,​ Augusta,​ late Maxie,​ late Godwin and Titus. Cortege leaves residence 30,​ Church Road,​ Pelawatta,​ Battaramulla on Tuesday 24th October at 3.30 pm. Burial at the cemetery of St.John Dal Bastone Church,​ Pelawatta.132424

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017 

ARIYATILLAKE – B.L. (Former Chief Valuer,​ Valuation Dept.). Beloved husband of late Mrs. Sujatha,​ loving father of Kanchana,​ Ishani,​ Gayesh and father-in-law of Diana,​ Mahinda & Harshini,​ expired. Funeral will be held on Monday 23rd October 2017. Cortege leaves residence No. 33,​ “Green Wood”,​ Mawathagama,​ Homagama at 4.30 p.m. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Homagama,​ Kiriberiya Kele Cemtery.132211

CHITTY – AJIT,​ passed away on 18th October 2017. Elder son of the late George E Chitty QC and Leila Chitty,​ beloved husband of Rapti,​ loving father of Zal,​ Roshan,​ Rustom and Sajit,​ father-in-law of Anouk,​ grandfather of Zavareh and Ayla,​ loving brother of Grita Kumar (Kumar),​ Indira and Chris,​ brother-in-law of Shanta Chitty,​ Chandra Corea and Julienne Chitty. His mortal remains were interred at a private funeral on 19.10.2017. “Goodwood”,​ 14,​ Cambridge Place,​ Colombo 07.132218

FERNANDO – MAURICE CONDRED (Retired Organiser,​ Insurance Corporation of Sri Lanka – has joined our Lord in Heaven). Beloved husband of Marina (retired,​ tutorial staff at Girls’ School,​ Mt. Lavinia),​ ever loving father of Malsiri (Dubai),​ Manoura,​ Mihiri Isaac (UK) and Melanie Fernando,​ father-in-law of Shiroshini,​ Udaya and Eugene (UK),​ loving grandfather of Nathal,​ Uvini,​ Jason,​ Michael,​ Steffanie and Jeremy. Remains lie at residence 91/​10,​ St. Peter’s Road (Duwawatte),​ Moratuwa. Cortege leaves residence on Tuesday 24th October at 4.30 p.m. for Service at St. Peter’s Church,​ Koralawella,​ followed by burial at the Church burial grounds.132216

GRAY – SUWARNA (nee Munasinghe),​ wife of late Brain Gray,​ daughter of late Fredrick and Anula Munasinghe,​ sister of Helen,​ Nellie and Manel,​ late Sujatha Lloyd,​ Chitra,​ Keith,​ Kanthi. Cremation on Wednesday 25th at 10.30 a.m. at Borella Cemetery. Remains lie at No. 21/​1,​ Pagoda Road,​ Nugegoda.132214

KARIYAWASAM SUGATHADASA (Former Principal – Richmond College). Beloved wife of Hemalatha,​ father of Danesh,​ Dharshana and Dayan,​ father-in-law of Dr. Santhushya (Sri Jayawardenepura General Hospital),​ Meenakshi and Umayangana,​ grandfather of Akash,​ Sanjay,​ Che,​ Rhe and Hashain,​ expired. Remains lie at “Restpect Home”,​ by Jayaratne’s (between AMW Showroom and Devi Balika) from Monday 23rd of October at 8.00 a.m. onwards. Cremation on 25th October at 4.30 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Borella.132213

KRISHNARATNE – GAMUNU NAGANANDA (Retired Lake House & Jinasena Ltd.). Loving father of late Shrima Krishnaratne (teacher),​ Surani and Aruni,​ father-in-law of Sadaham Kasthuriarachchi and Saliya Medagodage,​ passed away. Final rites will be held on Monday 23rd at 3.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Borella. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour at 2.00 p.m.132210

REV. SISTER MIRIAM CLARE A.C. (nee NESERETNAM MARY CECILIA MASILAMANI) was called to her Eternal Rest on 21st October 2017. Requiem Mass at 3.00 p.m. on 23rd October 2017,​ followed by interment at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Carmel Convent,​ 88 Ananda Rajakaruna Mawatha,​ Colombo 10).132212 +

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2017

DHARMAWATHIE MALLAWARAJA SAMARAWICKRAMA – ABEYSEKARA – Beloved wife of P.B. Wilson (Retired Assistant Commissioner of Local Government),​ loving mother of Surama,​ Dr. Indira (England) and Prasad (USA),​ mother-in-law of I.K. Tuder,​ Dr. Gamini Perera (England),​ Dr. Harsha Jayasekara (USA),​ retired teacher of Sujatha Vidyalaya – Matara,​ Dharmawathie Abeysekara,​ expired. Cremation at Matara General Cemetery on October 23 (2017-10-23) at 5.00 p.m. 110/​8,​ Rahula Road,​ Matara.132188

KIRUPAIRATNAM – TIMOTHY – Funeral Service for Mr. Timothy Kirupairatnam – Uduvil,​ Jaffna. (Former Accountant). Husband of late Sathiyadevi,​ father of Andrey Prathiba Senthan – Australia and Trevor Kirupairatnam – UK (St. John’s – 1986 Batch) will be held at the new Convenant Pentecoastal Church,​ 681-685 Heatherton Road Clayton South,​ Melbourne,​ Australia on Wednesday October 25th 2017 commencing at 11.00 a.m. Viewing will be held in the above mentioned church starting at 10.00 a.m. following the service. The cortege will leave for burial in Ajhelt Lawn,​ Springvale Botanical Cemetery,​ 600 Princes Highway,​ Springvale. Arriving at 1.15 p.m. Address: 123,​ St. James Road,​ Rossana Vic. 3084,​ Australia. Phone: +61394406885.132185
 

GUNARATNE – GILDA.Y. – Wife of late Merrick Gunaratne,​ loving mother of Kumar & late Enoka,​ mother-in-law of Sadhana,​ grandmother of Suvini,​ sister of late Hemachandra & Banduprema,​ Hemapala & Somapala. Remains lie at “Restpect” Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Saturday 21st Oct. from 10 a.m. onwards. Funeral on Sunday 22nd Oct. at 4 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella.132207

PERERA – MR. G. SUSANTHA,​ has joined our Lord in Heaven – Loving husband of Dilmani,​ beloved father of Salesh & Shamali,​ Shamindri & Sarinda,​ grandfather of Thejan,​ beloved son of late Silverius & Evangeline Perera and brother of Iromi & Prasantha,​ Nimalie & Suresh,​ Nirosha & Hilarian,​ loving son-in-law of late Wilfred & Irangani Weragoda,​ brother-in-law of Roveena & Titus,​ Prashanthi & Thiwanka,​ Ravindra & Gothami. Remains lie at residence “Silverine”,​ Radella,​ Pamunugama.Cortege leaves residence on Monday 23rd October at 4.00 p.m. for a Service at St. Joseph’s Church,​ Pamunugama followed by burial at the Church Burial Grounds.132208

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2107

RAJASOORIYAR – ANGELA – at Rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Chelliah Rajasooriyar,​ loving mother of Selva (Commercial Bank),​ Manjula,​ Dr. Dushyanthi (University of Jaffna),​ Dr. Chrishanthi (Teaching Hospital – Jaffna),​ mother-in-law of Dwaraka,​ loving grandmother of Anjali and Madhuri. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour after service at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 21st October 2017 for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 5.30 p.m. (New Crematorium).130763

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017.

CYRIL THENUWARA – Retired Manager – NSB Avissawella,​ beloved husband of Avanthi,​ loving father of Hasarinda,​ Adeesha and Uthum,​ father-in-law of Yasoda and Nipuni,​ expired. Cremation at Godigamuwa Cemetery,​ Maharagama on 21st October at 6.00 p.m. 28/​7B,​ Katuwawala Gardens,​ off Katuwawala Road,​ Maharagama.130681

DE SILVA LLOYD – Dearly beloved husband of late Nancy Rathnavibhushana,​ loving father of Ranmali and Manohara,​ much loved father-in-law of Samantha and Precious grandfather of Rekha and Indeevari,​ passed away on 19th October 2017. Cortege leaves residence 18, Arthur’s Place,​ Dehiwala on Friday the 20th at 1.30 p.m. for Cremation at Mt.Lavinia General Cemetery at 2.00 p.m.130470

KARUNARATNE – WILLIAM JOSEPH MARIE MAHASEN breathed his last on Wednesday the 18th of October. Known to all as Joe,​ he is survived by Charmaine,​ his beloved wife and companion of 56 years,​ son William Rukmal (Addys),​ daughter Bernadine Chanuki (Shekhar),​ is beloved grandchildren Sasha,​ Sonali,​ Leah and Noah,​ and family dog Cayman. Funeral service will be held on Friday the 20th of October at 3.30 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church in Colpetty Colombo 3,​ followed by burial at Madampitiya Cemetery.130760

RAJASOORIYAR – ANGELA – at Rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Chelliah Rajasooriyar,​ loving mother of Selva (Commercial Bank),​ Manjula,​ Dr. Dushyanthi (University of Jaffna),​ Dr. Chrishanthi (Teaching Hospital – Jaffna),​ mother-in-law of Dwaraka,​ loving grandmother of Anjali and Madhuri. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour after service at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 21st October 2017 for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 5.30 p.m. (New Crematorium).130763

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017

FERNANDO – LAKSRI (LAKI) – Passed away peacefully in Australia on 16.10.2017,​ loving husband of Charmaine,​ devoted father of Chamanti,​ loved brother of Ramya (USA),​ fond brother-in-law of Junior,​ Yohaan,​ Tangerine,​ Cheai,​ Jacqui and Desiree,​ uncle of Janakan (USA). A true gentleman,​ loved by all.130120

PERERA – VINITHA (nee FERNANDO). Beloved wife of late Joe,​ loving mother of Niranjala,​ Shanaka and Navin and younger sister of Bishop Vianney of Kandy,​ passed away. Her mortal remains lie at Western Florists (near Marist Stella College),​ Negombo. Cortege leaves the parlour at 2.00 p.m. on Thursday,​ 19th October for burial at St. Hugo’s Church,​ Burulapitiya,​ Minuwangoda at 3.00 p.m.129932

PITIGALA – EARNEL AMARAWANSA – Dearly beloved husband of Chandra,​ loving father of Vidath & Dilani,​ late Daham. Cortege leaves residence No. 144/​28,​ Middleway,​ Kawdana Road,​ Dehiwala on Wednesday 18th October for cremation at 2.00 p.m. at Dehiwala Mt. Lavinia Cemetery.130086

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2017

FERDINANDS – MARIETTA DOROTHY (nee WEINMAN) Gone home to Jesus. Loved daughter of Dorothy and Eustace Weinman (deceased),​ loved wife of Royston and cherished mum of Michael and Tashi,​ Keith and Dianne,​ loved Nana of Trinity,​ Joshua,​ Levi and Tasmin Ferdinands,​ beloved sister of Eustace Weinman (Chubby) and Lorraine,​ Carlyle Weinman,​ Liz Sikka and Phillip and Gwendoline Weinman. The Community of the Risen Lord will meet for prayers at 3 pm on Wednesday 18th October at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on the same day for Burial at Kanatte. (Roman Catholic Section).129409

FERDINANDUSZ – THOMAS EDWIN PATRICK (Formerly of Uswatte Confectionery). Beloved husband of Chithra,​ precious father of Prasanga (Hayleys) and Shaminga (AES Corporation,​ Manila),​ loving father-in-law of Ruwani and Nishma,​ devoted grandfather of Shevan,​ Tiarra,​ Sharya and Rahail,​ brother of Rita and the late Hugh,​ Felix,​ Claudia & Olga,​ brother-in-law of Mercy,​ Mable,​ Sheila,​ Pushpa,​ Dr S.G. Fonseka & Marie,​ Christie & Kanthi,​ Tissa & Laleeni,​ Rienzi & Sandhya. Cortege leaves No. 28,​ Deal Place “A”,​ Colombo 3 on Wednesday 18th October at 3.30 p.m. for Burial at the Madampitiya Cemetery – Roman Catholic Section.129497

FERDINANDUSZ – THOMAS EDWIN PATRICK (formerly of Uswatte Confectionery). Beloved husband of Chithra,​ precious father of Prasanga (Hayleys) and Shaminga (AES Corporation Manila),​ loving father-in-law of Ruwani and Nishma,​ devoted grandfather of Shevan,​ Tiarra,​ Sharya and Rahail,​ brother of Rita and the late Hugh,​ Felix,​ Claudia & Olga,​ brother-in-law of Mercy,​ Mabel,​ Sheila,​ Pushpa,​ Prof. T.S.G. Fonseka & Marie,​ Christie & Kanthi,​ Tissa & Laleeni,​ Rienzi & Sandhya. Cortege leaves No. 28,​ Deal Place “A”,​ Colombo 3 on Wednesday 18th October at 3.30 p.m. for burial at the Madampitiya Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section),​ Colombo.129739

JUNKEER JUDY PUSHPA nee DE SILVA. Wife of Tony (Abu Dhabi),​ daughter of late Sumanadasa and Rachel de Silva,​ mother of Shawnel (Abu Dhabi),​ Stallone (Abu Dhabi) and Sue-Ellen Benette (Australia),​ mother-in-law of Nicholas Benette (Australia),​ sister of Bertram (Australia) and Errol (Lucky),​ expired. Cortege leaves Barney Raymond’s Parlour on Wednesday,​ 18th October at 3 p.m. for burial at Kanatte Cemetery,​ Buddhist Section.129946

NANAYAKKARA – GIRTY PATRICIA. Born: 21/​07/​1931,​ Death: 15/​10/​2017. Beloved wife of Francis Nanayakkara,​ mother of Felicia,​ Christie,​ Ivan & Mervyn Nanayakkara,​ loving mother-in-law of Rajesh,​ Sirancy,​ Nilanthi & Hyacinth,​ loving grandmother of Himesh,​ Shenali Su,​ Tara,​ Mark,​ Angie,​ Fiona,​ Cindy,​ Suranga,​ Felicita & great grandchildren – Baby Leon,​ Alana,​ Siana,​ Amali,​ Dilan,​ Jayden and dearly loved by their respected families. Cortege leaves residence No. 26,​ Maradana Road,​ Hendala,​ Wattala at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday,​ 18th of October for service at St. Mary’s Church,​ Nayakakanda,​ Wattala. Burial at General Cemetery,​ Nayakakanda.129916

PEIRIS – BERNARD (Rt. Navy). Beloved husband of late Monika,​ loving father of Micheal,​ Melani and Pradeep,​ father-in-law of Geetha,​ Shilanth and Mali,​ everloving grandfather of Geethika,​ Malishan,​ Sandeep,​ Sandesh,​ Sanjaya,​ Santhush,​ Tharushi,​ Sineli and Benadi,​ son of late Paul and Mary Irene Peiris,​ brother of late Augustine,​ Rajini,​ Joe,​ Christi and of Emmanuale,​ Alex and Jenet,​ brother-in-law of late Cyril,​ Mella,​ Suren,​ Esmi,​ Victor,​ Hugh and of Carman,​ Jusmine and Therese,​ expired. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 17th October at 10.30 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves Parlour on Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 1.30 p.m. for Service at St. Annes Church Wattala and thereafter Burial at Church Burial Grounds.129501

PERERA – SUGIWA (nee DE ALWIS). Beloved wife of late Clarence Perera of (Kuruwa Walauwa),​ beloved sister of Angela,​ late Godfrey,​ late Vincent,​ late Pearl,​ late Mercy,​ late Renee,​ late Iverline,​ late Brian and late Percy and beloved aunt of Nalin and Ranjani Jayasuriya,​ expired. Her remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella. Cortege leaves the parlour on Wednesday 18th at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Borella Kanatta at 5 p.m.129947

PERERA – VINITHA (nee FERNANDO). Beloved wife of late Joe,​ loving mother of Niranjala,​ Shanaka and Navin and younger sister of Bishop Vianney of Kandy,​ passed away. Her mortal remains lie at Western Florists (near Marist Stella College),​ Negombo. Cortege leaves the parlour at 2.00 p.m. on Thursday,​ 19th October for burial at St. Hugo’s Church,​ Burulapitiya,​ Minuwangoda at 3.00 p.m.129932

TALWATTE – T.B. – Former Senior Superintendent of Police,​ beloved husband of Malini,​ devoted father of Dushyanthi,​ Chandana and Priyantha,​ father-in-law of Kithsiri Mediwake,​ Shanika and Manjula,​ loving grandfather of Shamaali,​ Shehani,​ Kavinda,​ Aneesha,​ Annik and Thameeka,​ brother of Thusitha,​ Anoma,​ Kanthi,​ Malcolm and the late Alfred,​ Leela,​ Mallika,​ Wimala,​ Kumari,​ Lasandha and Lala. Cortege leaves residence No. 12,​ Sangamitta Mawatha,​ Kandy at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 18th October 2017. Cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 4.00 p.m.129371

THAMBYRAJAH – K.E. (KIRUBAI). Beloved wife of late Vincent R. Thambyrajah,​ beloved mother of Rosabel Selvarajah (U.S.A.),​ Anne Wijesinghe and Princeley Vincent,​ mother-in-law of Sarath Selvarajah (U.S.A.) and Anil Wijesinghe,​ loving grandmother of Dinali,​ Johann,​ Shehani and Reshan,​ great grandmother of Jordan and Ethan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 10.00 am. on Thursday 19th. Service will be held at the Parlour on Friday 20th October at 2.30 p.m. followed by burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella.129741

THAMBYRAJAH – K.E. (KIRUBAI). Beloved wife of late Vincent R. Thambyrajah,​ beloved mother of Rosabel Selvarajah (U.S.A.),​ Anne Wijesinghe and Princeley Vincent,​ mother-in-law of Sarath Selvarajah (U.S.A.) and Anil Wijesinghe,​ loving grandmother of Dinali,​ Johann,​ Shehani and Reshan,​ great grandmother of Jordan and Ethan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 10.00 am. on Thursday 19th. Service will be held at the Parlour on Friday 20th October at 2.30 p.m. followed by burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella.129741

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017

DE SILVA – MRS BEATRICE – Beloved wife of Kirthi,​ loving mother of Tamara,​ Lavinia and Miranda,​ mother-in-law of Robert,​ grandmother of Kady,​ sister of late Bertram,​ late Herbert,​ late Nathaniel,​ Gertrice and Ananda,​ sister-in-law of late Chandra,​ Malkanthi,​ Padmini,​ Sarath and Anoma. Cortege leaves family residence 39 Leigh Garden,​ London NW10 5HN at 13.00 hrs. on Tuesday 17th October for Cremation at West London Crematorium from 13.30 hrs. Contact Email : k​i​r​t​d​e​s​i​l​v​a​@​t​a​l​k​t​a​l​k​.​n​e​t​129381

FERDINANDUSZ – THOMAS EDWIN PATRICK (Formerly of Uswatte Confectionery). Beloved husband of Chithra,​ precious father of Prasanga (Hayleys) and Shaminga (AES Corporation,​ Manila),​ loving father-in-law of Ruwani and Nishma,​ devoted grandfather of Shevan,​ Tiarra,​ Sharya and Rahail,​ brother of Rita and the late Hugh,​ Felix,​ Claudia & Olga,​ brother-in-law of Mercy,​ Mable,​ Sheila,​ Pushpa,​ Dr S.G. Fonseka & Marie,​ Christie & Kanthi,​ Tissa & Laleeni,​ Rienzi & Sandhya. Cortege leaves No. 28,​ Deal Place “A”,​ Colombo 3 on Wednesday 18th October at 3.30 p.m. for Burial at the Madampitiya Cemetery – Roman Catholic Section.129496

FERDINANDS – MARIETTA DOROTHY – At Rest with Jesus. Loving wife of Royston,​ daughter of late Eustace and Dorothy Weinman,​ mother of Michael,​ Keith and Dianne,​ mother-in-law of Natasha,​ grandmother of Trinity,​ Levi,​ Joshua and Tasmin,​ sister of Francis,​ Carlyle,​ Elizabeth and Philip Weinman. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour,​ Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.30 p.m. after Service on Wednesday 18th October for Burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella. (Roman Catholic Section).129409

FRANCIS – LAWRY – Husband of Marie Francis (nee Seneviratne),​ loving father of Buddhima (Hydramani),​ brother of Garwin,​ Linda (HFC,​ Bambalapitiya),​ brother-in-law of Kalyani,​ Dan (Life Scientific Pvt.Ltd),​ passed away peacefully. Remains lie at 15/​10,​ Church Garden,​ Mahamegawatta Rd.,​ Maharagama. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. on Wednesday 18th October. Burial at Pannipitiya Christ the King Church Cemetery.129225

TALWATTE – T.B. – Former Senior Superintendent of Police,​ beloved husband of Malini,​ devoted father of Dushyanthi,​ Chandana and Priyantha,​ father-in-law of Kithsiri Mediwake,​ Shanika and Manjula,​ loving grandfather of Shamaali,​ Shehani,​ Kavinda,​ Aneesha,​ Annik and Thameeka,​ brother of Thusitha,​ Anoma,​ Kanthi,​ Malcolm and the late Alfred,​ Leela,​ Mallika,​ Wimala,​ Kumari,​ Lasandha and Lala. Cortege leaves residence No. 12,​ Sangamitta Mawatha,​ Kandy at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 18th October 2017. Cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 4.00 p.m.129371

JAYAKODY MERCY (nee VITHANACHCHI) – Retired English Teacher,​ beloved wife of late Naga Jayakody (People’s Bank),​ beloved mother of Gayan (PIM),​ Nuradha (Japan) and Darshike (HNB),​ mother-in-law of Dulani (NDB),​ Pubudu (Japan) and Malsha (Seylan). Remains lie at residence 191/​24,​ Maladolawatte Road,​ Kadawatha. Cremation at Eldeniya Cemetery on Wednesday 18th at 4.30 p.m.129498

PEIRIS – BERNARD (Rt. Navy). Beloved husband of late Monika,​ loving father of Micheal,​ Melani and Pradeep,​ father-in-law of Geetha,​ Shilanth and Mali,​ everloving grandfather of Geethika,​ Malishan,​ Sandeep,​ Sandesh,​ Sanjaya,​ Santhush,​ Tharushi,​ Sineli and Benadi,​ son of late Paul and Mary Irene Peiris,​ brother of late Augustine,​ Rajini,​ Joe,​ Christi and of Emmanuale,​ Alex and Jenet,​ brother-in-law of late Cyril,​ Mella,​ Suren,​ Esmi,​ Victor,​ Hugh and of Carman,​ Jusmine and Therese,​ expired. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 17th October at 10.30 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves Parlour on Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 2.30 p.m. for Service at St. Annes Church Wattala and thereafter Burial at Church Burial Grounds.129500

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017

REV. SR. FERNANDO – SHANTHI,​ called to eternal rest. Funeral Mass on Monday 16th October at 3.00 p.m. Burial at R.C. Cemetery,​ Wennappuwa. Holy Family Provincialate,​ 90/​1,​ Rosmead Place,​ Colombo 07. 129189

AMARASIRI – CECIL. Dearly beloved husband of Hema,​ loving brother of Sarath,​ Manel,​ Sriyani,​ Chintha,​ late Priyanthi and late Ranjan and brother-in-law of Vijitha,​ Kamala,​ Rukmani,​ Nalini,​ Kanthi,​ Chula and Lakshmi,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on Monday 16th October for Cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 6.00 p.m. 236A,​ Galwela Para,​ Godagandeniya,​ Peradeniya.129191

SOOSAITHASAN PHILESIAN SOSAI (Former MP of Mannar). Beloved husband of Marina,​ much loved father of Joseph Fredrika (Canada),​ Rajan (Canada),​ Baskaran (Canada),​ Shiromi (Canada),​ father-in-law of Preethi (LOLC),​ Deva (Canada),​ Gayomi (Canada),​ Pushpa (Canada),​ Angelo (Canada),​ brother of late Singarayar,​ late Sayariappu,​ late Kanikainathan,​ late Annai Maria and Sebestian,​ brother-in-law of late Canute,​ Kingsley,​ Jayapathy (France),​ Xavier,​ Ruby,​ ever loving grandpa of Richard,​ Josh,​ Gregory,​ Rebecca,​ Harini,​ Kiara and Catherine (all of Canada),​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Tuesday 17th October 2017 for burial at St. Anne’s Church Cemetery,​ Yankalai,​ Ward 6,​ Vankalai,​ Mannar.129185

NIZAR – M.I.M. The death is announced of M.I.M. Nizar,​ son of late S.B.M. Ibramsa and late Fathima,​ beloved husband of Noorul Madmillah,​ loving father of Fathima Himaya,​ Mahamed Irfan and Mohamed Infiyaz,​ daughter-in-law of Camille,​ Rinoza,​ grandfather of Sadiya,​ Ishan,​ Ishana,​ Lamaana,​ Shamlha and Nabeel. Janaza will leaves residence No. 31/​14 B,​ Bathiya Mawatha,​ Kalubowila,​ Dehiwala on 15th October 2017,​ for Janaza prayers at Dehiwala Umma Masjid,​ Dehiwala at 10.00 a.m.129186

VAN CUYLENBURG – ARTHUR,​ Beloved husband of the late Felecia Bernadette,​ loving father of Cheryl,​ Lourdes,​ Carmen,​ Yvette and Yvonne,​ grandfather of Stuart,​ Brian,​ Gavin,​ Chenelle,​ Davina and Georgina,​ son-in-law of Terry,​ Noel and Merrel. Cortege leaves residence No. 31 F 18,​ Rukmalgama Housing Scheme at 1.30 p.m. on Monday 16th October for service at Rukmalgama Church at 2.00 p.m. and thereafter burial at the General Cemetery Borella at 3.30 p.m.129177

WIJEPALA – RANIL (News Editor,​ Sunday Observer) – Loving son of R.D. Wijayapala (deceased) and R.D. Pemawathi,​ dear brother of Anura (Sri Lanka Army),​ Rasika and Lilani,​ beloved husband of Sriyani Priyadharshani,​ beloved father of Uvindu and Dinidu and brother-in-law of M.W.P. Wijetunga,​ Ajith Hidakaraldeniya and Sulari Balanagala,​ expired. Funeral will take place on (Monday) October 16 at 3.00 p.m. at Kadanapitiya Cemetery,​ Bope,​ Padukka. Remains lie at residence at Ranaviru Ravi Tishan Mawatha,​ Kadanapitiya,​ Bope,​ Padukka.129190

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2017

DE SILVA (nee ABEYWARDENA) CLEMA (BUBSY). Beloved wife of late Sarath De Silva,​​ mother of late Preethi Perera and Nandika,​​ mother-in-law of Lakshman Perera (Lal – Ex-Grindlays Bank) and Padmini,​​ loving sister of late Ena,​​ late Clarice,​​ late Margie,​​ late Rienzie and late Cecil,​​ grandmother of Ashani,​​ Chanika and Dilhara,​​ passed away peacefully. Remains lie at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour in Kalubowila from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30p.m. on Sunday (15 Oct.) for burial at the General Cemetery,​​ Borella (Anglican Section) at 4 p.m.128803

JUNKEER JUDY PUSHPA nee DE SILVA – Wife of Tony (Abu-Dhabi),​ daughter of late Sumanadasa De Silva and Rachel De Silva,​ mother of Shawnel (Abu-Dhabi),​ Stallone (Abu-Dhabi) and Sue-Ellen Bennette (Australia),​ mother-in-law of Nicholas Bennette (Australia),​ sister of Bertram (Australia) and Errol (Lucky). Funeral arrangements will be notified later.129167

NAVARATNAM – RUKMANI – (July 14,​ 1926 – October 13,​ 2017). Colombo,​ Sri Lanka. Beloved and devoted wife of late Appapillai Navaratnam (Rio Cinema. Navah Cinema). Beloved mother of the late Somasundaram,​ Jumbo (Ratnajothy) – Sydney,​ Australia,​ Devarani,​ USA,​ (Kumar) Ratnakumar and Thamby (Ratnarajah),​ sister of late Sareswathy Kanapathipillai – Melbourne Australia,​ Annapoorani Kandiah,​ Padmini Somasarma – London,​ the late Chitraveloo Arumugam,​ and the late Chitraveloo Sandrasegara,​ mother-in-law to Indra Somasundaram,​ Karen Navaratnam,​ Indra Anandasabapathy and Niranjana Navaratnam,​ grandmother of Surekha,​ Murali and Radish Somasundaram,​ Reshan,​ Radishka,​ Renaldo and Reannon,​ Sharmila,​ Niroshana,​ Nirmalan,​ Arvind,​ Aarthi,​ Ashwitha and Prathap,​ great grandmother of Praveen,​ Ripesh,​ Elora,​ Leona,​ Tara,​ Arani,​ Pebric,​ Shahana,​ Parun,​ Kieran,​ Siyara and Praba. Cortege leaves residence No. 79,​ Barnes Place,​ Colombo 7,​ on Sunday 15th October 2017 at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Hindu Section).129144

SIVAPATHASUNTHARAM – KANAGAMMAH – (Education Publications Dept.). Beloved wife of late Sivapathasuntharam (Postal Dept.),​​ loving mother of (Nalini – Suresan),​​ (Sumathy – Pushpakumar),​​ (Muhunthan – Priya),​​ grandmother of Thusharini,​​ Harini,​​ Anish,​​ Girish,​​ Nirubini and Kashika,​​ expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​​ Borella at 3 p.m. on 15th Oct. for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 4 p.m. Viewing is from 10 a.m. on Saturday,​​ the 14th Oct. till 8 p.m. and 15th Oct. from 9 a.m. Informant: Nalini – 0777745258,​​ Email: n​a​l​i​n​i​_​s​u​r​e​s​a​n​@​y​a​h​o​o​.​c​o​m​128797

VANHEER – NIEL – Dearly beloved husband of Rani Vanheer,​ loving father of Ryan Vanheer,​ loving son of late Vernon and Violet Vanheer,​ brother of late Gerald,​ Therese and Ashton Vanheer and of Norma,​ Tyrone and Blanche Vanheer. Remains lie at Residence No. 261/​A10,​ Siripura,​ 1st Lane,​ Samagi Mawatha,​ Palanwatte,​ Pannipitiya. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 15th October 2017 for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Anglican Section).129137

LAKSHMAN P. KODAGODA PhD,​ 83 (September 10,​ 1934 – October 11,​ 2017),​ Colombo,​ Sri Lanka. Beloved husband of Kimiko,​ devoted father of daughters Punniya (David) and Vineetha (Scott) and doting grandfather of Kira & Jamison Poole and Dylan & Ella Thompson. He was the son to Sheila & Arthur Perera and loving brother of surviving sister Padma Ranasinghe. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 9.30 a.m. on Sunday 15th October 2017. Cortege leaves parlour same day at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Borella.129179

SOOSAITHASAN PHILESIAN SOSAI (Former MP of Mannar). Beloved husband of Marina,​ much loved father of Joseph Fredrika (Canada),​ Rajan (Canada),​ Baskaran (Canada),​ Shiromi (Canada),​ father-in-law of Preethi (LOLC),​ Deva (Canada),​ Gayomi (Canada),​ Pushpa (Canada),​ Angelo (Canada),​ brother of late Singarayar,​ late Savariappu,​ late Kanikainathan,​ late Annai Maria and Sebestian,​ brother-in-law of late Canute,​ Kingsley,​ Jayapathy (France),​ Xavier,​ Ruby,​ ever loving grandpa of Richard,​ Josh,​ Gregory,​ Rebecca,​ Harini,​ Kiara and Catherine (all of Canada),​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Tuesday 17th October 2017 for burial at St. Anne’s Church Cemetery,​ Vankalai,​ Ward 6,​ Vankalai,​ Mannar.129184
 

VAN CUYLENBURG – ARTHUR,​ Beloved husband of the late Felecia Bernadette,​ loving father of Cheryl,​ Lourdes,​ Carmen,​ Yvette and Yvonne,​ grandfather of Stuart,​ Brian,​ Gavin,​ Chenelle,​ Davina and Georgina,​ son-in-law of Terry,​ Noel and Merrel. Cortege leaves residence No. 31 F 18,​ Rukmalgama Housing Scheme at 1.30 p.m. on Monday 16th October for service at the Rukmalgama Church at 2.00 p.m. and thereafter burial at the general cemetery Borella at 3.30 p.m.129178

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017

CUMARASINGHE – BAMBERADENIYA. Dearly beloved husband of Chandrani Bamberadeniya,​ loving father of Arjuna and Roshan,​ passed away on 11th October. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. on Friday 13th October. Cortege leaves on Saturday 14th October at 1.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 2 p.m.127610

DE SILVA (nee ABEYWARDENA) CLEMA (BUBSY). Beloved wife of late Sarath De Silva,​ mother of late Preethi Perera and Nandika,​ mother-in-law of Lakshman Perera (Lal – Ex-Grindlays Bank) and Padmini,​ loving sister of late Ena,​ late Clarice,​ late Margie,​ late Rienzie and late Cecil,​ grandmother of Ashani,​ Chanika and Dilhara,​ passed away peacefully. Remains lie at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour in Kalubowila from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Cortege leaves the parlour at 3.30p.m. on Sunday (15 Oct.) for burial at the General Cemetery,​ Borella (Anglican Section) at 4 p.m.128807

EASWARAN – VIMALA of Palmyrah Avenue,​ Colpetty. Daughter of late Mr. & Mrs. Arumainayagam of Alaveddy South,​ beloved wife of Moses,​ affectionate and darling mother of Mahiman and Maatchiman and very much loved grandmother of Arkyn,​ sister of late Chandraleela and Thayanandan,​ Kamala and Sitaranjan,​ passed away on 08.10.2017. Her remains lying at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour after a short service at 11.00 a.m. The Cortege leaves on Sunday the 15th October for interment at Kanatte Cemetery,​ General Christian Section.128189

FERNANDO – CATHERINE (D.C.M.) Retired English Trained Teacher. Beloved wife of late Anthony Fernando,​ beloved mother of Upali (formerly Singapore Airlines),​ Eng. Lalith (Rtd. PD,​ RDA),​ Dr. Priyantha (Dental Surgeon – Devi Balika MV),​ Renuka (Academy of Finance) & Nishantha (GM,​ United Mercury Group),​ mother-in-law of Carmelita,​ Geetheni,​ Asoka,​ Maxie (formerly Rockland Distillery) & Dayani (Ophthalmic Technologist,​ BH Panadura),​ the grandmother of Chrishley & Himashi,​ Shamilka & Praveen,​ Nashali,​ Shehan & Lashan. Cortege leaves residence No. 161,​ Tudella Junction,​ Ja-Ela on Friday 13th of October at 12 noon & after,​ remains at 2/​2,​ St. Sebastian’s Church Road,​ Diyalagoda,​ Maggona from 4 p.m. and will be followed by St. Sebastian’s Church burial grounds at 4 p.m. on Saturday 14th of October 2017.127539

GIRAGAMA – NIMAL DODANWELA – Daughter of late Berty and late Nalini Dodanwela,​ beloved wife of late Henry Giragama,​ loving mother of Sumudini,​ Buwaneswari,​ Indira,​ Mahesica and Nalini,​ mother-in-law of Keerthi Udalagama,​ Wasanthe Senanayake and Ravi Dullewe,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 123,​ Riverdale Rd.,​ Anniwatte,​ Kandy,​ at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 14th October 2017 for cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery,​ Kandy at 4 p.m.127422

JASINGHE – MALINI. Dearly beloved wife of the late Dr. Raja Jasinghe,​ loving mother of Ramal,​ Neomal,​ Ruha,​ Jehan,​ Nedra,​ Veruni,​ Romi,​ Peter and Amenthi,​ mother-in-law of Geetha,​ Reshan,​ John,​ Ikram,​ Natalie and Yohan,​ loving grandmother of sixteen. Remains lie at residence No. 25,​ De Saram Road,​ Mount Lavinia.Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 14th October at 2.30 p.m. for service at Christ Church,​ Dehiwela,​ followed by burial at the church burial ground.127615

PERERA – SUGANDIKA (nee AMARATUNGA). Dearly beloved wife of Ivan Perera,​ loving mother of Sajan (Canada),​ Amila (Central Bank),​ mother-in-law of Chathurika (Canada),​ loving sister of Nimal,​ Oscar,​ Milroy,​ loving sister-in-law of Kusum,​ Swarnamali,​ Champika,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence on 14.10.2017 at 4.00 p.m. Burial at St. Sebastian’s Church Cemetery,​ Enderamulla. 142,​ Little Flower,​ Enderamulla,​ Wattala.128193

RAJARATNAM – MIRIAM LUCILLE KAMINI,​ passed away on 10th October 2017. Loving wife of late N.S. Rajaratnam,​ loving mother of Janan and Clarence Satheesh Rajaratnam,​ mother-in-law of Dr. Dharshini Sivakumaran (USA),​ loving daughter of late Nicholas Daniel Pius and Christine Pius,​ loving sister of Anton Christopher (South Africa),​ Dr. Rajini Ariyaratnam (UK),​ Chryshanthy Cyril (Canada) and Amirthini Santiapillai (UK),​ loving aunty of Dr. Priyadharshan Ariyaratnam (UK),​ Dr. Shaumya Selvanathan (UK),​ Dr. Marita Alagaratnam (UK),​ Melita Cyril (Canada),​ Meliza Cyril (UK),​ Dr. Georgina Santiapillai (UK),​ Thabiso Christopher (South Africa),​ Dr. Lerato Christopher (South Africa),​ Emma Santiapillai (UK),​ Rajan Selvaratnam (France),​ Arnaud Selvaratnam (France),​ Rajani Mohan (France),​ Agnes Victor Bala (France),​ Anita Victor Bala (France),​ Nicholas Victor Bala (France) and Niroj Victor Bala (France),​ loving mother-in-law of Dr. Joseph Sivakumaran (USA),​ loving grand aunty of Michelle Alagaratnm (UK),​ Austin Alagaratnam (UK),​ James Alagaratnam (UK),​ Martha Selvanathan (UK),​ Nicholas Selvanathan (UK) and Jacob Bastiampillai (Canada),​ sister-in-law of Sivar Sivakumaran (USA),​ Benita Sivakumaran (USA),​ Dilip Cyril (Canada),​ Dr. Senathiraja Ariyaratnam (UK),​ Rishya Santiapillai (UK),​ Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Selvaranam (France),​ late Mr. Victor Bala (France) and Mrs. Victor Bala (France). Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves at 11.00 a.m. on Sunday 15th October 2017 for service at St. Mary’s Church,​ Mattakkuliya and thereafter burial at the Madampitiya Cemetery Colombo.128893

SIVAPATHASUNTHARAM KANAGAMMAH (Education Publications Dept.). Beloved wife of late Sivapathasuntharam (Postal Dept.),​ loving mother of (Nalini – Suresan),​ (Sumathy – Pushpakumar),​ (Muhunthan – Priya),​ grandmother of Thusharini,​ Harini,​ Anish,​ Girish,​ Nirubini and Kashika,​ expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella at 3 p.m. on 15th Oct. for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 4 p.m. Viewing is from 10 a.m. on Saturday,​ the 14th Oct. till 8 p.m. and 15th Oct. from 9 a.m. Informant: Nalini – 0777745258,​ Email: n​a​l​i​n​i​_​s​u​r​e​s​a​n​@​y​a​h​o​o​.​c​o​m​128793

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017

ALWIS – DR SRI KANTHA (SK) – Retired Physician in the United States of America,​ beloved father of Sanji and Ruwan,​ father-in-law of Michelle and Ishira,​ much loved grandfather of Spencer,​ brother of the late Themiya,​ Ransirini,​ the late Palitha,​ Sunil and Chitramali,​ passed away peacefully on October 10,​ 2017. 9254,​ Falling Waters Drive East,​ Burr Ridge,​ IL 60527,​ U.S.A.127158

BAKELMUN – ROGER KEITH. Beloved husband of Arosha (nee Wanasundera),​ loving father of Natasha,​ brother of Christine Dean,​ Ron (Australia) and Adrian (UK),​ son-in-law of Dharme and Lalitha Wanasundera,​ brother-in-law of Prasantha Wanasundera. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9.00 a.m.on Friday October 13th 2017. Cortege leaves after services at 3.30 p.m. on same day for cremation at 4.30 p.m. at the General Cemetery Borella (new Crematorium).127949

Cumarasinghe – Bamberadeniya. Dearly beloved husband of Chandrani Bamberadeniya,​ loving father of Arjuna and Roshan,​ passed away on 11th October. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. on Friday 13th October. Cortege leaves on Saturday 14th October at 1.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 2 p.m.127610

FERNANDO – CATHERINE (D.C.M.) Retired English Trained Teacher. Beloved wife of late Anthony Fernando,​ beloved mother of Upali (formerly Singapore Airlines),​ Eng. Lalith (Rtd. PD,​ RDA),​ Dr. Priyantha (Dental Surgeon – Devi Balika MV),​ Renuka (Academy of Finance) & Nishantha (GM,​ United Mercury Group),​ mother-in-law of Carmelita,​ Geetheni,​ Asoka,​ Maxie (formerly Rockland Distillery) & Dayani (Ophthalmic Technologist,​ BH Panadura),​ the grandmother of Chrishley & Himashi,​ Shamilka & Praveen,​ Nashali,​ Shehan & Lashan. Cortege leaves residence No. 161,​ Tudella Junction,​ Ja-Ela on Friday 13th of October at 12 noon & after,​ remains at 2/​2,​ St. Sebastian’s Church Road,​ Diyalagoda,​ Maggona from 4 p.m. and will be followed by St. Sebastian’s Church burial grounds at 4 p.m. on Saturday 14th of October 2017.127539

FERNANDO – MRS CARMELITA “May she rest in the arms of the Lord”. Passed away peacefully on 11th October 2017. Dearly beloved wife of Gregory Fernando,​ ever loving mother of Gleshan (Seylan Bank) and Shalini,​ mother-in-law of Sanduni and Nishantha (Jacobi),​ much loved grandmother of Chenara,​ Linara,​ Ganula,​ Shenuk and Nishika,​ dearly loved daughter of late Herbert Fernando and late Sybil Perera,​ loving sister of late Yvonne,​ late Theresa,​ late Rita,​ Elmo,​ Sydney,​ Sohan and Claudia,​ sister-in-law of Nimal,​ Surangani,​ Kumudini,​ Pushparani,​ Ameen,​ late Leopaul,​ Maxie,​ late Ranjith,​ Gerard,​ Padma,​ late Godwin,​ Daya,​ Virginia and Sriyani. Remains lie at 76,​ St. Anne’s Road,​ 4th Kurana,​ Negombo. Cortege leaves residence at 03.30 p.m. on Friday 13th October to St. Anne’s Church,​ Kurana and thereafter for burial at the General Cemetery,​ Periyamulla,​ Negombo.127208

GIRAGAMA – NIMAL DODANWELA – Daughter of late Berty and late Nalini Dodanwela,​ beloved wife of late Henry Giragama,​ loving mother of Sumudini,​ Buwaneswari,​ Indira,​ Mahesica and Nalini,​ mother-in-law of Keerthi Udalagama,​ Wasanthe Senanayake and Ravi Dullewe,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 123,​ Riverdale Rd.,​ Anniwatte,​ Kandy,​ at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 14th October 2017 for cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery,​ Kandy at 4 p.m.127422

JASINGHE – MALINI. Dearly beloved wife of the late Dr. Raja Jasinghe,​ loving mother of Ramal,​ Neomal,​ Ruha,​ Jehan,​ Nedra,​ Veruni,​ Romi,​ Peter and Amenthi,​ mother-in-law of Geetha,​ Reshan,​ John,​ Ikram,​ Natalie and Yohan,​ loving grandmother of sixteen. Remains lie at residence No. 25,​ De Saram Road,​ Mount Lavinia. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 14th October at 2.30 p.m. for service at Christ Church,​ Dehiwela,​ followed by burial at the church burial ground.127615

RANASINGHE – NELSON EDWARD (Retired Telecom Engineer). Beloved husband of Padma,​ father of Shrinika,​ father-in-law of Kapila,​ grandfather of Onella,​ brother of Irene,​ Malini,​ Douglas,​ Shelton,​ Milton and George,​ expired. Cremation at Saturday 14th at 2.30 p.m. at Negombo General Cemetery (Hotel Road) leaving residence at 1.30 p.m. from Katana Newtown Housing Scheme,​ Demanhandiya.127747

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017

DANIELS CLARICE. Loving wife of late V.C.B. Daniels,​ daughter of late W.E. Alvis and Agnes,​ mother of Micheal Christine Lorna and Francis,​ mother-in-law of Yasmin,​ late Bala,​ Raymond,​ Naville and Eacha,​ loving sister of late Babs,​ Gwen,​ Arthur and Frank,​ loving grandmother of Mickey,​ Marcel,​ Jasmin,​ Tanya,​ Darvey,​ Michelle,​ Olantha,​ Victoria and Ryan,​ loving great grandmother of 06 great grandchildren. Funeral took place on 7th Oct. 2017 in Ontario,​ Canada. Tele. 9054871349. 33,​ Cottongrass Ln,​ Brampton,​ Ontario,​ Canada.126850

JASINGHE – MALINI. Dearly beloved wife of the late Dr. Raja Jasinghe,​ loving mother of Ramal,​ Neomal,​ Ruha,​ Jehan,​ Nedra,​ Veruni,​ Romi,​ Peter and Amenthi,​ mother-in-law of Geetha,​ Reshan,​ John,​ Ikram,​ Natalie and Yohan,​ loving grandmother of Fifteen. Remains will lie at residence No. 25,​ De Saram Road,​ Mount Lavinia on Thursday 12th October 2017 from 10 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 14th October at 2.30 p.m. for service at Christ Church,​ Dehiwela followed by burial at the church burial grounds.126796

PETER MARIANAYAGAM MR. SAVERIMUTTU,​ passed away on 9th October 2017 in Colombo,​ Sri Lanka. He worked as a Principal at St. Paul’s Cambridge school in Karachi,​ Pakistan. He was the beloved husband of Ann,​ father of Mahil,​ father-in-law of Shehara,​ grandfather of Sahil & brother of Lily,​ Rita,​ Alice. Viewing from 9 a.m. on 12th October 2017 followed by last rights at 2.30 p.m. at Jayaratne Funeral Homes,​ Borella.126900

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017

FERNANDO – SUMANA. Wife of late Christie,​ mother of Surith and late Chrishan,​ mother-in-law of Erosha,​ grandmother of Nethuki and daughter of late Salina and late Ebrahim Peiris. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia from 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. and thereafter to Methodist Church,​ Moratumulla on Wednesday the 11th of October from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. for burial thereafter at the Church Cemetery.125835

SABANAYAGAM – MRS. PUSHPAVATHY. Beloved wife of late V. Sabanayagam (Former Deputy Director General of Education),​ loving mother of Kamalini and Dr. Sasitharan,​ mother-in-law of Yogendra and Vasantharani,​ grandmother of Sumithiran,​ Koshala,​ Saaranga and Thenuka,​ sister of late Maheswary Nadarajah,​ late Balasubramanium and late Sivagnanam,​ expired on 08.10.2017. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. on 10.10.2017 and funeral rites commence at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday 11.10.2017 and cortege leaves the Parlour at 12.00 noon for cremation.125891

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017

FERNANDO – SUMANA. Wife of late Christie,​ mother of Surith and late Chrishan,​ mother-in-law of Erosha,​ grandmother of Nethuki and daughter of late Salina and late Ebrahim Peiris. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia from 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. and thereafter to Methodist Church,​ Moratumulla on Wednesday the 11th of October from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. for burial thereafter at the Church Cemetery.125835

GOONERATNE ANNETTE – Beloved wife of Ranjit, ever loving mother of Thusharika, mother-in-law of Janaka, grandmother of Jehan and Yohan, sister of Moira, Bertha, Joyce, Carmelene and Paula, passed away peacefully on October 5th 2017. Her remains will lie at Nuwara Malshalawa, Kandy, on October 12th 2017 until 2:30pm when cortege will leave the parlour for the Mahaiyawa Cemetery for cremation at 3:30pm.125690

MABEL DOUGLES Wife of the late S.A. Dougles,​ mother of Freeda and late Margaret,​ mother-in-law of Harry and Jeyaraj,​ grandmothe rof Linda and Johann,​ passed away peacefully. Funeral service will be held at 2.30 p.m. on the 10th October 2017 at Barney Raymond Funeral Parlour,​ thereafter burial at Jawatta Cemetery,​ Colombo 5. 478/​50,​ Aluthmawatha Road,​ Colombo 15.125924

MAJOR GEN. (Retd.) DULEEP JUSTIN DE SILVA WICKREMANAYAKE. Loving husband of Sylvia,​ beloved father of Roshan,​ Desiree,​ Ingrid,​ Dinesh & Hiranjan,​ father-in-law of Tamara,​ Blaise Lowe,​ Ken Ragell,​ Chamani & Jayani,​ grandfather of Dinali,​ Shanika,​ Dilhara,​ Dinush,​ Stephen,​ Rachel,​ Deshan,​ Dilhan,​ Kehminda & Ishara,​ great grandfather of Natalie,​ passed away peacefully in Sydney Australia on 29th September 2017,​ surrounded by family. The remains of Major General Duleep,​ Justin De Silva Wickremanayake will lie at the New Jayaratne Funeral Parlour at Bauddhaloka Mawatha,​ on the 11th of October,​ 2017 from 8.00 a.m. onwards. The last rites of late Major General D.J. de S. Wickremanayake will take place according to Buddhist practices at 12.00 noon followed by Cremation at the General Cemetery Borella at 2.00 p.m. with full Military Honours.125909

MRS. PUSHPAVATHY SABANAYAGAM. Beloved wife of late V. Sabanayagam (Former Deputy Director General of Education),​ loving mother of Kamalini and Dr. Sasitharan,​ mother-in-law of Yogendra and Vasantharani,​ grandmother of Sumithiran,​ Koshala,​ Saaranga and Thenuka,​ sister of late Maheswary Nadarajah,​ late Balasubramanium and late Sivagnanam,​ expired on 08.10.2017. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. on 10.10.2017 and funeral rites commence at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday 11.10.2017 and cortege leaves the Parlour at 12.00 noon for cremation.125891

GUNAWARDENE – VIVIAN (VIVI). Beloved son of late Shelton and Ranee,​ loving brother of late Dilip and of Ingrid and Ravi,​ brother-in-law of Ajitha Goonesinha and Lara,​ loving uncle of Ashan,​ Tehani,​ Veruni,​ Nigel,​ Alishya and Adrian,​ expired. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia on Wednesday 11th October,​ at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at the Mt. Lavinia Cemetery at 4.30 pm.125926.

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2017

PONNAMPALAM – Mr. SARAVANAMUTHU (Ponna) – Born : 02nd January 1940 – Departed : 05th October 2017. Mr. Saravanamuthu Ponnampalam passed away on 5th October 2017 in Canberra Australia. He worked as Senior Engineer in the Department of Machinery and Equipment (DME) Sri Lanka,​ World Bank project in Nigeria and Patent Office (IP Australia) in Canberra. He was born in Hatton Sri Lanka and was living in Canberra Australia from January 1994. He was the beloved son of the late Saravanamuthu & late Sellamma (Eluthumadduval),​ son-in-law of late Kanagasabai & late Sivapakiyam (Kadduvan),​ dearly beloved husband of Kanahambikai,​ loving father of Brindha,​ Nilanthi & Dhilanee,​ father-in-law of Krishnakumar,​ Satishkumar & Yogasundaram,​ much loved grandfather of Sahana,​ Leela & Vasanth,​ dearly loved brother of Thavamany Canagasabai,​ late Navamany Vallipuram & Manonmany Velauthapillai,​ brother-in-law of Ganeshamoorthy,​ Ganesharajah,​ Ganeshanantham,​ Ganeshanathan & Ganeshwaran. Last rites performed at his residence,​ 33,​ Neales Place,​ Kaleen ACT 2617 on Tuesday 10th October 2017 from 1.00 p.m. and thereafter cremation at 3:00 – 5.00 p.m. at Norwood Park Crematorium,​ 65,​ Sandford Street,​ Mitchell ACT 2911. Contact Email : b​r​i​n​d​h​a​_​k​3​@​y​a​h​o​o​.​c​o​m​125567

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2017

PONNAMPALAM – Mr. SARAVANAMUTHU (Ponna) – Born : 02nd January 1940 – Departed : 05th October 2017. Mr. Saravanamuthu Ponnampalam passed away on 5th October 2017 in Canberra Australia. He worked as Senior Engineer in the Department of Machinery and Equipment (DME) Sri Lanka,​ World Bank project in Nigeria and Patent Office (IP Australia) in Canberra. He was born in Hatton Sri Lanka and was living in Canberra Australia from January 1994. He was the beloved son of the late Saravanamuthu & late Sellamma (Eluthumadduval),​ son-in-law of late Kanagasabai & late Sivapakiyam (Kadduvan),​ dearly beloved husband of Kanahambikai,​ loving father of Brindha,​ Nilanthi & Dhilanee,​ father-in-law of Krishnakumar,​ Satishkumar & Yogasundaram,​ much loved grandfather of Sahana,​ Leela & Vasanth,​ dearly loved brother of Thavamany Canagasabai,​ late Navamany Vallipuram & Manonmany Velauthapillai,​ brother-in-law of Ganeshamoorthy,​ Ganesharajah,​ Ganeshanantham,​ Ganeshanathan & Ganeshwaran. Last rites performed at his residence,​ 33,​ Neales Place,​ Kaleen ACT 2617 on Tuesday 10th October 2017 from 1.00 p.m. and thereafter cremation at 3:00 – 5.00 p.m. at Norwood Park Crematorium,​ 65,​ Sandford Street,​ Mitchell ACT 2911. Contact Email : b​r​i​n​d​h​a​_​k​3​@​y​a​h​o​o​.​c​o​m​125567

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2017

CORERA – CLARENCE – passed away in USA. Dearly beloved husband of Darlene (nee Ferdinands),​​ loving father of Shawn,​​ father-in-law of Suzan and loving grandpa of baby Sheynan,​​ son of the late Anton Corera and Philomena Corera,​​ much loved brother of Clement (Australia) and Marina (Sri Lanka),​​ brother-in-law of Petroni Corera,​​ Angelo Jesudason,​​ Drene & Rohan de Silva (UK),​​ beloved uncle of Stefan Corera,​​ Shane & Shenaya Jesudason,​​ and Johann de Silva. A thanksgiving Mass will be offered for the repose of his soul on Tuesday,​​ 10th October 2017 at 7.15 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church,​​ Dehiwala.125326

HASSAN – JIFFRY. – Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajioon. “to Allah we belong and to him we return”. In ever-loving memory of Marhoom AL Haj Hassan Jiffry. Beloved husband of late Hajiani Mumtaz Jamala Jiffry. Son of late S.H.M. Nakeem and late Yoosuf Alim Noor Mahliya,​ son-in-law of late Al Haj A.H.M. Junaid and late Hajiani Noor Nazila Junaid,​ everloving father of Hajiani Sehama,​ Sherooza,​ Sharmila,​ Shehara,​ Hajjiani Sabeera,​ Al Haj Sabry and Al Haj Hussain,​ father-in-law of Al Haj Husnul,​ Sabry,​ Reza,​ Muinuddin,​ Al Haj Ifthikqar,​ Ziyani and Mumtaj,​ much loved grandfather of Al Haj Isran,​ Hajiani Kameera,​ Sabeeh,​ Sajjed,​ Sader,​ Shazra,​ Shafraz,​ Ruzna,​ Haziq,​ Siddika,​ Yusra,​ Yusuf,​ Shakoora,​ Israa,​ Sakeenah,​ Hassan,​ late Zikra,​ Humairah,​ Haziqa,​ Hamiz and spouses of the married grandchildren Ifraz,​ Zainab,​ Rifadh,​ Arshad and Shahreen,​ darling great grandfather of Qadira,​ Rashidah,​ Malik,​ Saeed,​ Zaeem,​ Raaed,​ Inaara and Shaheem,​ brother of Al Haj Abdul Mawahib,​ late Hajiani Safiya,​ late Ojeeda,​ Ismail,​ Samsudeen,​ and late Al Haj Mihlar,​ brother-in-law of late Ayne,​ late Al Haj Mohideen,​ Hajiani Badurunissa (Badry),​ late Hajiani Nazneen,​ Hajiani Nilufer,​ Hajiani Hareeza,​ late Salih,​ late Hameed,​ late Waffa,​ late Idroos Anis,​ late Mansoordeen,​ Macky,​ late Roozy,​ Zareena and Ruzeena. Left Darul Fana peacefully on 24th September 2017 (Hijri 1439 Muharram 3). Janaza took place at Dehiwela Muslim Burial Ground from No. 31/​1,​ Sagara Road,​ Bambalapitiya,​ Colombo 4.125110

JOSEPH – ROBERT – Beloved husband of Monica (Nee Godridge). Loving father of Mystica and Trevin,​ father-in-law of Romesh Anandappa called to Rest. Cortege leaves residence 415/​6,​ Bloemendhal Rd,​ Kotahena at 4 p.m. on Sunday 8th October for Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery,​ Colombo 15. No flowers by request.125635

PONNAMPALAM – Mr. SARAVANAMUTHU (Ponna) – Born : 02nd January 1940 – Departed : 05th October 2017. Mr. Saravanamuthu Ponnampalam passed away on 5th October 2017 in Canberra Australia. He worked as Senior Engineer in the Department of Machinery and Equipment (DME) Sri Lanka,​ World Bank project in Nigeria and Patent Office (IP Australia) in Canberra. He was born in Hatton Sri Lanka and was living in Canberra Australia from January 1994. He was the beloved son of the late Saravanamuthu & late Sellamma (Eluthumadduval),​ son-in-law of late Kanagasabai & late Sivapakiyam (Kadduvan),​ dearly beloved husband of Kanahambikai,​ loving father of Brindha,​ Nilanthi & Dhilanee,​ father-in-law of Krishnakumar,​ Satishkumar & Yogasundaram,​ much loved grandfather of Sahana,​ Leela & Vasanth,​ dearly loved brother of Thavamany Canagasabai,​ late Navamany Vallipuram & Manonmany Velauthapillai,​ brother-in-law of Ganeshamoorthy,​ Ganesharajah,​ Ganeshanantham,​ Ganeshanathan & Ganeshwaran. Last rites performed at his residence,​ 33,​ Neales Place,​ Kaleen ACT 2617 on Tuesday 10th October 2017 from 1.00 p.m. and thereafter cremation at 3:00 – 5.00 p.m. at Norwood Park Crematorium,​ 65,​ Sandford Street,​ Mitchell ACT 2911. Contact Email : b​r​i​n​d​h​a​_​k​3​@​y​a​h​o​o​.​c​o​m​125565

RAJAPAKSE NIMAL – Former Refinery Manager,​​ Ceylon Petroleum Corp.,​​ Sapugaskanda. Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Geetha,​​ loving father of Shanaka (UK),​​ Dr Shalini (Teaching Hospital – Batticaloa),​​ Shevanthe (Mas Holdings),​​ Sheshan (Australia),​​ father-in-law of Debby (DFCC),​​ loving son of late Eugene and Patronilla Rajapakse,​​ son-in-law of late Dr Pantaleon (Oncologist) and Gertrude Nanayakkara,​​ brother of late George,​​ late Mazenod,​​ Cristobel,​​ brother-in-law of Nobel,​​ Shirani,​​ Ranjith,​​ Gihan and Arosha,​​ Priya,​​ Shehara and Shayne,​​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 9th October (Monday) at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at Sea Street Cemetery,​​ Negombo. 146,​​ Chilaw Road,​​ Negombo.125479

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017

REV. BR. RAPHAEL RODRIGO FSC,​ De La Salle Brother,​ former Primary Principal of St. Sebastian’s College – Moratuwa,​ De Mazenod College – Kandana and St. Benedict’s College – Kotahena passed away peacefully on 5th October. His remains will be at St. Joseph’s Chapel,​ 130,​ De La Salle Street,​ Colombo 15 on 6th October from 8.30 a.m. and will be removed for burial to Madampitiya Cemetery on Saturday 7th October,​ after Holy Mass at 3.00 p.m.124498

CORERA – CLARENCE – passed away in USA. Dearly beloved husband of Darlene (nee Ferdinands),​ loving father of Shawn,​ father-in-law of Suzan and loving grandpa of baby Sheynan,​ son of the late Anton Corera and Philomena Corera,​ much loved brother of Clement (Australia) and Marina (Sri Lanka),​ brother-in-law of Petroni Corera,​ Angelo Jesudason,​ Drene & Rohan de Silva (UK),​ beloved uncle of Stefan Corera,​ Shane & Shenaya Jesudason,​ and Johann de Silva. A thanksgiving Mass will be offered for the repose of his soul on Tuesday,​ 10th October 2017 at 7.15 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church,​ Dehiwala.125328

DE SILVA – M.C. SWINITHA (Retired Teacher Princess of Wales College),​ daughter of late Achilles & Plassey,​ sister of Gerald (Rtd. Asst. Superintendent,​ Survey Department),​ Lakshmi (formerly at People’s Bank),​ Tilak (former Vice Principal,​ St Sebastian’s College),​ late Nimal (Retired Superintendent Engineer – Southern Division – (S.L.B.C.),​ Benigna (Rtd Teacher – H.F.C. Bambalapitiya),​ Chandrani (formerly at Institute of Chemistry),​ sister-in-law of Chandrani,​ Helen and Kanthi,​ expired. Cortege leaves 92/​1,​ Puranappu Raja Mawatha,​ Moratuwa,​ on Saturday 7th October 2017 at 2.00 p.m. for burial at St. Sebastian’s Church burial ground,​ Moratuwa.125183

RAJAPAKSE NIMAL – Former Refinery Manager,​ Ceylon Petroleum Corp.,​ Sapugaskanda. Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Geetha,​ loving father of Shanaka (UK),​ Dr Shalini (Teaching Hospital – Batticaloa),​ Shevanthe (Mas Holdings),​ Sheshan (Australia),​ father-in-law of Debby (DFCC),​ loving son of late Eugene and Patronilla Rajapakse,​ son-in-law of late Dr Pantaleon (Oncologist) and Gertrude Nanayakara,​ brother of late George,​ late Mazenod,​ Cristobel,​ brother-in-law of Nobel,​ Shirani,​ Ranjith,​ Gihan and Arosha,​ Priya,​ Shehara and Shayne,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 9th October (Monday) at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at Sea Street Cemetery,​ Negombo. 146,​ Chilaw Road,​ Negombo.125473

RANASINGHE – D.D. (JP All Island). Retired S.L.A.S. Officer,​ Deputy Commissioner of Labour Department,​ Vice President of Y.M.B.A.,​ Nawala,​ beloved husband of Somalatha Welikanne,​ beloved father of Dhammika,​ Jayal,​ Anoma,​ Kapila,​ Wipula,​ Ravindra,​ father-in-law of Sriyani,​ Noorani,​ Anura and Jayani,​ grandfather of Janidu,​ Kamith,​ Santusha,​ Ruchith,​ Nishara and Dinuja,​ expired. Remains lie at residence,​ 3,​ School Lane,​ Nawala,​ Rajagiriya. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on 07.10.2017. Cremation at Nawala Cemetery.124284

SAMUEL (SAM) BARNES KEIL,​ Passed away peacefully in Colombo,​ Sri Lanka on 28th September 2017,​ son of Barnes (dec.) and Mary (Mona) (dec.),​ father of Dave,​ Glenn & Graham,​ father-in-law of Tina and Tina Hudson,​ grandfather of Warren,​ Andrea & Jasmin,​ brother of Monica,​ Lynette,​ Portia (dec.),​ Daphne & Stanmore,​ brother-in-law of Derrick,​ Lucian (dec.) & Somasiri,​ uncle of Ray,​ Sandra,​ Rohan,​ Howard,​ Cal,​ Lawrie (dec.),​ Rowena,​ Kevin,​ Nigel,​ Tyronne,​ Dennis,​ Darrell & Russell. Partner of Jacinta don Paul. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9.00 a.m. on Saturday 07th October. Cortege leaves on the same day at 1.00 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Borella at 1.30 p.m. (New Crematorium).125592

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017.

REV. BR. RAPHAEL RODRIGO FSC,​ De La Salle Brother,​ former Primary Principal of St. Sebastian’s College – Moratuwa,​ De Mazenod College – Kandana and St. Benedict’s College – Kotahena passed away peacefully on 5th October. His remains will be at St. Joseph’s Chapel,​ 130,​ De La Salle Street,​ Colombo 15 on 6th October from 8.30 a.m. and will be removed for burial to Madampitiya Cemetery on Saturday 7th October,​ after Holy Mass at 3.00 p.m.124497

DAYANANDA BATHIEGAMA (Retired Accountant Dockyard). Beloved husband of Deepani Anandatilaka (Sir John Kotalawela Defence University),​ loving father of Dulitha,​ Dinithi,​ Thilina,​ expired. Funeral will be on Saturday 7th at 3 p.m. at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery,​ Panadura.124387

RANASINGHE – D.D. (JP All Island). Retired S.L.A.S. Officer,​ Deputy Commissioner of Labour Department,​ Vice President of Y.M.B.A.,​ Nawala,​ beloved husband of Somalatha Welikanne,​ beloved father of Dhammika,​ Jayal,​ Anoma,​ Kapila,​ Wipula,​ Ravindra,​ father-in-law of Sriyani,​ Noorani,​ Anura and Jayani,​ grandfather of Janidu,​ Kamith,​ Santusha,​ Ruchith,​ Nishara and Dinuja,​ expired. Remains lie at residence,​ 3,​ School Lane,​ Nawala,​ Rajagiriya. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on 07.10.2017. Cremation at Nawala Cemetery.124284

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017.

DE MEL – DAYANANDA (Panadura). Retired Chief Laboratory Technologist – Lady Ridgeway Hospital,​ Colombo. Beloved husband of Sumana (Retired teacher),​ loving father of Dharini (Kusinara International School),​ Madri (Canada),​ Manu,​ Uditha (Australia),​ loving father-in-law of Bimal,​ Kevin,​ Sujewa. Funeral on 5th October Thursday. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. from 504/​15,​ Galle Road,​ Panadura to Minuwanpitiya Cemetery,​ Panadura.123850

DE SILVA DHARINI – Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of Neil (Former GM,​ MBSL Insurance),​ amazing mother of Priyanga (Bahrain),​ Shani (Janashakthi Insurance) and Dilani (WSO 2),​ loving mother-in-law of Sashi,​ Sonali and Rae,​ most precious grandmother of Savannah,​ Rahyael,​ Shayael and Jaedon,​ sister of Nimala,​ Shanthi,​ Ananda,​ Indramali and Mohan,​ sister-in-law of Sepali,​ Lucky,​ Vajira,​ Doreen,​ Claude,​ Neville,​ Shelton,​ Yvonne and Mercy. Cortege leaves on 5th October 2017 at 4.00 p.m. for burial at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery. No. 139/​2,​ Kawdana Road,​ Dehiwela. 0112733881.124105

DIAS,​ TEKLA PEARL – nee RAMANAYAKE – Beloved wife of late Allen and loving mother of Malcolm and Jayanthi,​ Shayama and Lakshman (Australia),​ Nirmala and Ranjith,​ Dinoo and Susira,​ adored grandmother of Kishan,​ Dilhani,​ Priyanga,​ Nishanthi,​ Ramindra,​ Nilosha and Thilini,​ great grandmother of William,​ Thea,​ Sheran,​ Blake,​ Anaaya,​ Devain and Thia. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cremation at 4.30 p.m. on the 5th of October at the Borella Cemetery.124082

NANDIRATHNA – N.R.B. SAMSON (Retired District Traffic Inspector of Sri Lanka Railways),​ beloved husband of late Mrs Manel Wijerupa,​ loving father of Nayana,​ Mahinda,​ Niroshan,​ Nilmini,​ Samantha,​ Sepali,​ Dammi,​ Chandana,​ Anoma,​ Dimuthu and Tharanga. Cortege leaves residence 111,​ Magilpokuna,​ Ragama at 5 p.m. on Thursday 5th for Cremation at Welisara Crematorium.124089

SOMAPALA – G.D. Sri Lanka Ports Authority retired Staff Officers Association regrets to announce the demise of Mr. G.D. Somapala retired Operation Manager (J.C.T.). Cortege leaves residence No. 30/​21,​ De Silva Road,​ Cross Road,​ Kalubowila,​ Dehiwala at 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 05th October 2017 for cremation at Kohuwala General Cemetery at 2.00 p.m. Members are requested to attend the funeral.123593

WANIGASEKERA DHARMA AGNES – Beloved wife of late Simon Wanigasekera,​ loving mother of late Kumara,​ Pani,​ Mala and Priyanka,​ mother-in-law of Nelun,​ Chandani,​ Saman and Anomi,​ grandmother of Pujya,​ Rangi,​ Sanjaya,​ Rukshani and Naveen. Cortege leaves residence 54/​9,​ Rubberwatta Road,​ off Pepiliyana Road,​ Dehiwala on Thursday 5th October for Cremation at 5.00 p.m. Nedimala Cemetery,​ Anderson Road,​ Dehiwala.123878

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017.

ALUTHNUWARA – MR MAHINDA NELSON (Retired Local Government /​ Public Administration and Official Language Commission),​ beloved husband of late Rathna Kosgamage,​ loving father of Samantha and Nadeeka,​ father-in-law of Lasantha and Thusith,​ expired at the age of 77. Cremation at Borella Crematorium on Thursday 5th October 2017 at 5.00 p.m. Remains lie at No. C20,​ Matha Road,​ Manning Town,​ Colombo 08.123417

DE SILVA – J.B. ROSHAN (Negombo) – Beloved husband of Champika De Silva,​ loving son of late Vinston De Silva and late Mary Dulcie De Silva,​ loving father of Ranjula,​ Rajika,​ Rachith,​ Ravin and Rashini (Student Ave Maria Convent),​ loving father-in-law of Asha,​ loving brother of late Chrysantha,​ late Melvin (Raja),​ Chandrani Tissera,​ Dilkush and Malathi Gomes,​ loving brother-in-law of late Nimal Tissera,​ Nandani,​ Priyanka and Kushan Gomes. Funeral on 04th Wednesday (04.10.2017). Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. from No. 558/​09,​ Daluwakotuwa,​ Kochchikade to Bolawalana Cemetery.122787

DE SILVA – LAKSHMAN – Dearly beloved husband of Chitra (nee Wijeratne – Past Teacher of Anula Vidyalaya),​ loving father of Damith and Silvereen,​ Mahendra and Dharshani (Canada),​ Nilangi (Fairfirst Insurance),​ loving grandfather of Devinda and Owen (Canada),​ expired. Remains lie at 88A,​ Jambugasmulla Road,​ Nugegoda. Cremation on Thursday,​ 5th October at Kohuwala Nisala Arana Cremetorium. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m.123144

GANESARATNAM – DR. MAILOO (Retired Surgeon NHSL – Colombo). Beloved son of late Mr & Mrs Visuwanathar Mailoo of Ariyalai Jaffna,​ son-in-law of late Rajah & Lalitha Brodie,​ dearly beloved husband of Nirmala,​ loving father of Nisha,​ Ramana,​ Pavithra and Dr Ranga,​ father-in-law of Srihari Shanmugarajah,​ Lois,​ Prakash Swaminathan and Liga. Much loved grandfather of Tarun,​ Nithya,​ Shruthi,​ Athena,​ Lincoln,​ Ethan,​ Samantha Faith,​ Aryana,​ Martin & Melaniya,​ loving brother of late Jayaratnam,​ late Dr Visvaratnam,​ late Dr Gunaratnam,​ Prof. Selvaratnam,​ Jeyaranee Rajadeva,​ late Yogaranee Ranganathan,​ Pushparanee Mohnadas,​ Dr Selvaranee Praisoody,​ Punitharanee Sivakumar. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Wednesday 4th October from 9 a.m. Cortege leaves Parlour at 3.00 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella (Hindu Section).122973

RAMENADEN ENID CHRISTOBEL L. – Beloved wife of late Richard Ramenaden,​ mother of Delrine,​ Deliah Roger (USA),​ late Shirani,​ Charmaine,​ late Jackie and Damien (Australia),​ mother-in-law of Siva,​ late Michael,​ Aloma (USA),​ late Leslie,​ Gerard,​ Desmond and Cheryl (Australia),​ loving sister-in-law of late Rev Brother Lewis,​ Camilus Ramenaden and grandchildren. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s on Wednesday 04th October 2017 at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Borella Kanatte (R.C. Section). No. 104/​15,​ St. Anthony’s Mawatha,​ Station Road,​,​ Kandana. Tel.# 0112231954.122626

RODRIGO PRIYANTHA (Commercial Bank,​ Peliyagoda). Beloved husband of Darshika,​ father of Priyasha & Prashan,​ son of the late Mr & Mrs Freddy & Celine Rodrigo,​ brother of Rev. Fr. Presanna Rodrigo OMI,​ Shiranthi,​ Chrishanthi,​ Lakmali,​ brother-in-law of Meril,​ Janaka (Sri Lanka Army),​ Sudath (Sampath Bank),​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 33,​ St. Sebastian’s Road,​ Negombo at 3.30 p.m. on 4th Wednesday for Burial at the General Cemetery Negombo.123116

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017.

DE SILVA – J.B. ROSHAN (Negombo) – Beloved husband of Champika De Silva,​ loving son of late Vinston De Silva and late Mary Dulcie De Silva,​ loving father of Ranjula,​ Rajika,​ Rachith,​ Ravin and Rashini (Student Ave Maria Convent),​ loving father-in-law of Asha,​ loving brother of late Chrysantha,​ late Melvin (Raja),​ Chandrani Tissera,​ Dilkush and Malathi Gomes,​ loving brother-in-law of late Nimal Tissera,​ Nandani,​ Priyanka and Kushan Gomes. Funeral on 04th Wednesday (04.10.2017). Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. from No. 558/​09,​ Daluwakotuwa,​ Kochchikade to Bolawalana Cemetery.122787

GANESARATNAM – DR. MAILOO (Retired Surgeon NHSL – Colombo). Beloved son of late Mr & Mrs Visuwanathar Mailoo of Ariyalai Jaffna,​ son-in-law of late Rajah & Lalitha Brodie,​ dearly beloved husband of Nirmala,​ loving father of Nisha,​ Ramana,​ Pavithra and Dr Ranga,​ father-in-law of Srihari Shanmugarajah,​ Lois,​ Prakash Swaminathan and Liga. Much loved grandfather of Tarun,​ Nithya,​ Shruthi,​ Athena,​ Lincoln,​ Ethan,​ Samantha Faith,​ Aryana,​ Martin & Melaniya,​ loving brother of late Jayaratnam,​ late Dr Visvaratnam,​ late Dr Gunaratnam,​ Prof. Selvaratnam,​ Jeyaranee Rajadeva,​ late Yogaranee Ranganathan,​ Pushparanee Mohnadas,​ Dr Selvaranee Praisoody,​ Punitharanee Sivakumar. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Wednesday 4th October from 9 a.m. Cortege leaves Parlour at 3.00 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella (Hindu Section).122973

PIETERSZ – QUINTUS AMBROSE (Retired Bartleet & Co/​World Vision Lanka),​ beloved husband of late Carmen (nee Morris),​ loving father of Adrian (Metropolitan Communications),​ Jacqueline (Sri Lankan Catering),​ Dawn,​ Terrance (Asian Trademade),​ Diedrine & Dion,​ father-in-law of Rochelle,​ Darrel Joseph,​ Chrishanthi (Saloon Krish),​ Fabian Arendtsz (Doha) & Chrishan Fernando (GIZ),​ son of late Frank and Dorris Pietersz,​ brother of Audrey Harridge (Australia),​ grandfather of Jannen,​ Alan (Dialog) Darren,​ Braden,​ Preston,​ Triston,​ Jayden,​ Criston and Kaylon,​ grandfather-in-law of Kevin Forsythe (Kingsbury Hotel),​ great-grandfather of Kian And Peyton,​ brother-in-law of Edger Harridge (Australia),​ the late Melvyn & of Rani,​ late Bernard & of Gwendolyn,​ Vernon,​ Rebecca,​ late Dodwell & of Damayanthi,​ late Errol & of Yvonne,​ late George & of Lorna,​ Loraine,​ Ralph,​ Melroy,​ Shiroma,​ Sandra & Radley (Australia),​ Regina & John. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour,​ at 4.30 p.m. on 3rd October 2017 for burial at General Cemetery Borella Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).122625

RAMENADEN ENID CHRISTOBEL L. – Beloved wife of late Richard Ramenaden,​ mother of Delrine,​ Deliah Roger (USA),​ late Shirani,​ Charmaine,​ late Jackie and Damien (Australia),​ mother-in-law of Siva,​ late Michael,​ Aloma (USA),​ late Leslie,​ Gerard,​ Desmond and Cheryl (Australia),​ loving sister-in-law of late Rev Brother Lewis,​ Camilus Ramenaden and grandchildren. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s on Wednesday 04th October 2017 at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Borella Kanatte (R.C. Section). No. 104/​15,​ St. Anthony’s Mawatha,​ Station Road,​,​ Kandana. Tel.# 0112231954.122626

PETER MARK ANTHONY FERNANDO – Beloved son of late Mr Vincent Fernando and late Mrs Alice Salgado and brother of late Rev. Sister Rita,​ late Helen,​ late Ethel,​ late Flora,​ late Nita,​ late Rev. Fr. Godfrey Fernando and Stella (Retired Teacher,​ Maris Stella College,​ Negombo). Funeral on 04th Wednesday of October 2017. Cortege leaves residence at 1.30 p.m. from St. Mary’s Home,​ Amandoluwa,​ Seeduwa to Katunayake R.C. Cemetery (3.30 p.m.)122999

SINNATHAMBY – RANJITH BEATRAM – Rtd. Custom Officer. Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of late Pamela Helen,​ son of late Ex-Custom Officer Shelton Sinnathamby and Rose Sinnathamby,​ loving son-in-law of late Mr/​s Benadict,​ loving father of Krishan and Roshan,​ loving father-in-law of Radhika,​ brother of Sidney James,​ Rachal,​ Sam,​ Lucky,​ Devika,​ Christopher and Emmanuel,​ brother-in-law of Asoka,​ Pamela and Ajith,​ Rajes,​ Manjula,​ late Payas,​ Milton and Patrick. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 4th October from No. 65/​206,​ 6th Lane,​ Crow Island,​ Mattakkuliya,​ for Service at St.Mary’s Church,​ Mattakkuliya and thereafter Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery.123001

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017.

DR. PATHIRANA – C.K. (Consultant Surgeon,​ National Hospital,​ Sri Lanka). Beloved husband of Saroji,​ loving father of Savini (Medical Student) and Visini (Musaeus College),​ passed away. Remains at 84/​8,​ Crystal Avenue,​ Bandaranayakapura Road,​ Kalapaluwawa,​ Rajagiriya. Cremation at 4.30 p.m. on 2nd October 2017 at General Cemetery,​ Borella. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m.122595

GOMEZ – GERRY. Beloved husband of Deepa (nee Mirchandani),​ loving father of Reshmi,​ loving brother of Shireen and Jayantha,​ Gaspar and Kamala,​ the late Cletus and of Christine,​ Marcelline and Harold,​ late Carmel,​ Placi and Sally,​ late Emille and of Kamini,​ Jeanne,​ Mario and Shayamala,​ beloved uncle of Prashan,​ Shehana,​ Dilshan,​ Niki,​ Marissa,​ Praveen,​ Delan,​ Tanya,​ Suren,​ Shanalie,​ Karishma,​ Yeshwan and Raaya,​son of late Michael and Pushpan Gomez. Cortege leaves residence 18/​136,​ Dabare Mawatha (Centre Road),​ Colombo 05 at 3.15 p.m. on Monday 2nd October for cremation at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte.122599

PUSHPANATHAN – PONNAIH (formerly of Ceylon Paint Industries and Environmental Laboratories),​ beloved husband of late Kusuma (Beeya,​ nee Gunasinghe),​ son of late Mr & Mrs. Ponniah,​ son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs. Gunasinghe,​ brother of Dr. Janaganathan,​ Paskaranathan,​ Yuganathan and Sivaloganathan,​ brother-in-law of Soundranayaki,​ Umathevi,​ Indrakumari,​ Rajini,​ late Prema,​ late Wije,​ late Pathma,​ late Sugga,​ late Channe,​ Ramya and Nimal,​ expired. Cortege leaves Jayarathne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 3rd October for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Hindu Section)122597

PUSHPARAJAH – GODFREY (Retired teacher and Ex. Umpire Sri Lanka Cricket Board). Beloved husband of Jean,​ loving father of Nalini (HNB – Pettah),​ father-in-law of Rukshan Rajendran (HSBC – HDPL),​ loving grandfather of Yohan and Chevan,​ son of late Mr. & Mrs Benjamin James,​ son-in-law of the late Mr & Mrs E.I. De Silva,​ beloved brother of late Anthony,​ late Varathan and of Arul. Cortege leaves residence No. 04,​ Duwana Road,​ Kochchikade at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 2nd October 2017 for burial at Pallansena Cemetery.122596

RAGUNATHAN – T. Dearly beloved husband of Nirmala and dearest father of Yogini,​ Cherished Owner of Julius,​ loving son of the late Mr & Mrs S. Thambimuttu of Uduppiddy,​ Jaffna,​ loving son-in-law of the late Mr & Mrs V. Manicavasagar,​ founder & Managing Director of Raniyo (Pvt) Ltd.,​ passed away peacefully on Sunday,​ 1st October 2017. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from 8.00 a.m. on Monday 2nd October 2017 and cremation will be held at 11.30 a.m. at Kanatha Crematorium. No flowers please.122601

RAMENADEN – ENID CHRISTOBEL L. Beloved wife of late Richard Ramenaden,​ mother of Delrine,​ Deliah,​ Roger (USA),​ late Shirani,​ Charmaine,​ late Jackie and Damien (Australia),​ mother-in-law Siva,​ late Michael,​ Aloma (USA),​ late Leslie,​ Gerard,​ Desmond and Cheryl (Australia),​ loving sister-in-law of late Rev. brother Lewis,​ Camilus Ramenaden and grand children. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond on Wednesday 04th October 2017 at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Borella Kanatte (R.C. Section) No. 104/​15,​ St. Anthony’s Mawatha,​ Station Road,​ Kandana. Tel: 011 2231954.122598

DHARMAKIRTI – SHARMINI. At Rest with Jesus”. Beloved daughter of late Mr. Winston and Phyllis Dharmakirti,​ grand daughter of late Mr. and Mrs. D.B. Weerasekera,​ beloved niece of Meville S. Weerasekera and Raja Weerasinghe. Cortege leaves residence No. 2A,​ Samudra Devi Road,​ Nugegoda at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 02nd October 2017 after service at 3.30 p.m. for burial at St. Mary’s and St. John’s Church,​ Nugegoda.122602

PIETERSZ – QUINTUS AMBROSE (Retired Bartleet & Co/​World Vision Lanka). Beloved husband of late Carmen (nee Morris),​ loving father of Adrian (Metropolitan Communications),​ Jacqueline (Sri Lankan Catering),​ Dawn,​ Terrance (Asian Trademade),​ Diedrine & Dion,​ father-in-law of Rochelle,​ Darrel Joseph,​ Chrishanthi (Saloon Krish),​ Fabian Arendtsz (Doha) & Chrishan Fernando (GIZ),​ son of late Frank and Dorris Pietersz,​ brother of Audrey Harridge (Australia),​ grand father of Jannen,​ Alan (Dialog),​ Darren,​ Braden,​ Preston,​ Triston,​ Jayden,​ Criston and Kaylon,​ grandfather-in-law of Kevin Forsythe (Kingsbury Hotel),​ great grandfather of Kian and Peyton,​ brother-in-law of Edger Harridge (Australia),​ the late Melvyn & of Rani,​ late Bernard & of Gwendolyn,​ Vernon,​ Rebecca,​ late Dodwell & of Damayanthi,​ late Errol & of Yvonne,​ late George & of Lorna,​ Loraine,​ Ralph,​ Melroy,​ Shiroma,​ Sandra & Radley (Australia),​ Regina & John. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on 3rd October 2017 for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).122603.

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2017

BOSCO – MARIE (nee SAVERYMUTHAPULLE) – Beloved wife of John (ex BCC/​Delmege),​ loving mother and mother-in-law of Chrysanthus (Gen.Secretary of the CCASL) and the late Subashi,​ and of Angelo (Seylan Bank) and Judy,​ Frederick (Avery Dennison) and Lakdili (Sumithra Garments),​ darling grandmother of Selina,​ Adel,​ Jayson & Neythan,​ daughter & daughter-in-law of the late Victor & Clara Saverymuthapulle and the late Sandanam & Lucy Peter,​ sister & sister-in-law of Marjorie and the late Bonnie Anandappa,​ and of Felicia and the late Patrick Daniel,​ the late Augusta and the late Xavier Peter,​ the late Maureen and of Ken Perumal,​ Joe & Loretta,​ Vivian & Lorraine,​ Paul,​ Lawrence,​ Philomena,​ Clement,​ Victor & Florence. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Wattala at 3 pm on Sunday,​ 1st October 2017 to St Mary’s Church,​ Nayakakanda. Burial at Nayakakanda Cemetery.122556

JAYANATHAN – NADARAJAH – Retired Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Regional Development and Hindu Religious Affairs and former Government Agent in Sri Lanka,​ peacefully passed away in Toronto,​ Canada on September 29th 2017. He is the son of late Nadarajah and late Visalatchi,​ beloved husband of Sakunthala,​ son-in-law of late Sanmugam and late Nagamma,​ loving father of Thulasi (Canada) and Muhunthan (USA),​ grandfather of Saranya,​ Amaresh,​ Maya and Shoba,​ father-in-law of Dr. S. Kulendran (Canada) and Amutha (USA),​ affectionate brother of late Wijeyanathan (Attorney-at-Law) and late Pushparani (Retired Teacher St. Lawrence Convent) and brother-in-law of late Luxmy and Kularatnam (Sri Lanka),​ late Jegathambikai Shanmuganathan (Retired Teacher Kokuvil Hindu College),​ Dr. Jegaranjitham Maheswaran (USA) and Dr. Jegarajah (UK). Funeral arrangements: Visitation: Sunday October 1st,​ 2017 5.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. Ogden Funeral Home Chapel,​ 4164 Sheppard Avenue East,​ Scarborough,​ Ontario M1S 1T3. Funeral Service: Monday October 2nd,​ 2017 9.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m. Ogden Funeral Home Chapel,​ 4164 Sheppard Avenue East,​ Scarborough,​ Ontario M1S 1T3 – Cremation : Monday October 2nd,​ 2017 11.45 a.m. – 12.15 p.m. Forest Lawn Crematorium,​ 4570 Yonge Street,​ North York,​ Ontario M2N 5L6. Contacts: +1 416-609-2548 (Canada) +1 416-558-1677 (Canada),​ +1 781-760-6450 (USA)122592

MERINNAGE – MRS. MALANI – Beloved wife of Past Governor Lion Lucian Merinnage,​ loving mother of Chrishmaleen,​ Sameera,​ Tarika and Surin,​ mother-in-law of Rukmal Perera and Saroj Silva,​ sister of Tekla Perera and Patrick Perera,​ passed away on 29th of September 2017. Remains will lie at No. 283,​ Old Kandy Rd,​ Dalugama,​ Kelaniya (residence). Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Monday the 02nd October 2017 for service at St. Francis de Sales Church,​ Dalugama. Burial at the Church Cemetery.122551

 

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Thursday, August 31, 2017.

HENDERLIN – MAXTON BASIL – (formerly Ministry of Defence). Son of Aloysius and Hilda (both deceased). Beloved husband of Elvina and loving father of Sherril,​ Tino,​ Gillian (UK),​ Princess (UK),​ Tracey,​ Steve and Diane,​ father-in-law of Ronnie,​ Rochelle,​ late Oswin,​ Lancelot (UK),​ Dilrukshi,​ Nishika and the late Ajith. Remains lie at Barney Raymond’s Funeral Parlour commencing Wednesday 30th August ‘17 for burial at R C Section Kanatte Borella on Thursday 31st August ‘17 at 4.30 p.m.107665

HETTIARACHCHI – PHILOMENA (Phil). – Dearly beloved wife of the late Anthony Michael,​ much-loved mother and mother-in-law of Michael and Chrysanthie; Parakrama and Mavis; Vijaya and Flavia; Tissa and late Uthpali; Anuranie and Gamini; and Kumudini and Feizal (Sam),​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 4/​1D,​ Pietersz Place,​ Kohuwela at 1 p.m. today (Thursday,​ 31st of August,​ 2017). Cremation at 2.30 p.m. at the crematorium,​ General Cemetery,​ Kanatte,​ Borella.107771

MOHOTTI – JUSTIN EDIRIMANNA – Beloved husband of Mrs. Mohotti,​ beloved father of Udaya,​ Kapila,​ Indika and Lakshmi,​ father-in-law of Asoka,​ Kavita and Dammika,​ expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella on Thursday the 31st September. Cremation at 4.30 p.m. General Cemetery Crematorium,​ Borella.107728

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

DEVASURENDRA – HARISCHANDRA – (Licensed Surveyor and Court Commissioner). Loving husband of Mallika,​ loving father of Yasoja (Attorney-at-Law),​ Ajith,​ Uditha,​ Dr. Rasika,​ Anusha,​ Moraj and Prasad,​ father-in-law of Ruvani,​ Ayodhya,​ Dr. Samitha,​ Upul,​ Dr. Shyamali and Shiromi,​ loving grandfather of Revantha,​ Chirath,​ Senal,​ Ramali,​ Sumedha,​ Dulanaka,​ Gayath,​ Dinuli and Dihein. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella from 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday the 29th August 2017. Cortege leaves funeral parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday the 30th August to be cremated at General Cemetery Kanatta,​ Borella. (Old Crematorium).107285

FERNANDO – LILIAN (Lilian Teacher). Retired Teacher of our Lady of Victories Convent,​ Uswatte,​ Moratuwa,​ passed away peacefully on 29th August 2017. Beloved wife of late Henry Peter Fernando,​ loving mother of Priyangani (Jet Holdings),​ Preethilal (Executive Director of Hemas Maritime Ltd.),​ Sriyantha (Ex-EDB),​ Rajini (Canada) and Lushan (Civil Aviation),​ mother-in-law of Nihal Mendis,​ Therese,​ Granvill,​ Mohan and Lorraine. Cortege leaves residence No. 32,​ Uswatte Circular Road,​ Moratuwa on Wednesday 30th August at 2 p.m. for Service at St. Sebastian’s Church Moratuwa and burial thereafter.107268

ILANGAKOON – BASIL – Beloved husband of Therese,​ loving brother of Bridget,​ Beryl (USA),​ George,​ Monica,​ Dorothy,​ late Daniel,​ Padma,​ Sriyanganie and Charmaine (Italy),​ brother-in-law of Felix and Patricia Rodrigo,​ Irene and late Titus Cooray,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 30th August for Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte at 5.00 p.m.106997

JAYASURIYA – L.H. GAMINI – (Former Chairman of B.M.M.C. and former Managing Director of Company Group) – Passed away peacefully on Friday the 25th of August 2017 in the United Kingdom. Dearly beloved husband of Deanna – Founder of Deanna School of Dancing,​ loving father of Natalie and Natasha,​ beloved father-in-law of Rajeev Rajapaksa,​ loving grandfather of Nathan,​ beloved step-father of Chrishantha and Lasantha Perera,​ beloved son of late Mr and Mrs Charles Jayasuriya,​ beloved brother of Parakrama and Marina. Funeral arrangements will be notified later.107270

KULASEKERA – LAL (Retired Senior Superintendent of Police). Loving husband of Subadra, beloved father of Diren & Thilini, father-in-law of Keshani, Brother of Sunil, Amitha, Upali, Jayantha, Anura, Ajith, Kapila, Saliya, brother-in-law of Kosala, Indra, Chithra, Sunethra, Dhammika, Anoma, Nishanthee, Nirmalee. Cortege leaves 3.30 p.m. on Thursday 31st August to be cremated at Minuwanpitiya, Walana Cemetery, Panadura. Tel: 038-4924871. No. 76, De Silva Mawatha, Panadura. 107365

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017.

DEVASURENDRA – HARISCHANDRA. (Licensed Surveyor and Court Commissioner). Loving husband of Mallika,​ loving father of Yasoja (Attorney-at-Law),​ Ajith,​ Uditha,​ Dr. Rasika,​ Anusha,​ Moraj and Prasad,​ father-in-law of Ruvani,​ Ayodhya,​ Dr. Samitha,​ Upul,​ Dr. Shyamali and Shiromi,​ loving grandfather of Revantha,​ Chirath,​ Senal,​ Ramali,​ Sumedha,​ Dulanaka,​ Gayath,​ Dinuli and Dihein. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella from 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday the 29th August 2017. Cortege leaves funeral parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday the 30th August to be cremated at General Cemetery Kanatta,​ Borella. (Old Crematorium).106974

ILANGAKOON – BASIL – Beloved husband of Therese,​ loving brother of Bridget,​ Beryl (USA),​ George,​ Monica,​ Dorothy,​ late Daniel,​ Padma,​ Sriyanganie and Charmaine (Italy),​ brother-in-law of Felix and Patricia Rodrigo,​ Irene and late Titus Cooray,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 30th August for Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte at 5.00 p.m.106997.

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Monday, August 28, 2017.

DEVASURENDRA – HARISCHANDRA. (Licensed Surveyor and Court Commissioner). Loving husband of Mallika,​ loving father of Yasoja (Attorney-at-Law),​ Ajith,​ Uditha,​ Dr. Rasika,​ Anusha,​ Moraj and Prasad,​ father-in-law of Ruvani,​ Ayodhya,​ Dr. Samitha,​ Upul,​ Dr. Shyamali and Shiromi,​ loving grandfather of Revantha,​ Chirath,​ Senal,​ Ramali,​ Sumedha,​ Dulanaka,​ Gayath,​ Dinuli and Dihein. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella from 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday the 29th August 2017. Cortege leaves funeral parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday the 30th August to be cremated at General Cemetery Kanatta,​ Borella. (Old Crematorium).106974

ILANGAKOON – BASIL – Beloved husband of Therese,​ loving brother of Bridget,​ Beryl (USA),​ George,​ Monica,​ Dorothy,​ late Daniel,​ Padma,​ Sriyanganie and Charmaine (Italy),​ brother-in-law of Felix and Patricia Rodrigo,​ Irene and late Titus Cooray,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 30th August for Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte at 5.00 p.m.106997.

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Sunday, 27 August, 2017.

ABEYDEERA – CHRYSTAL – Beloved wife of Ranjit,​ loving mother of Diruni & Manu Chanmugam,​ Debika & Ranil Pathirana,​ precious granny of Raaya,​ Maneesh & Raneka,​ dearest sister of Genevieve,​ Louis,​ Sonia and Riomal. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour from 10.30 a.m. on Sunday 27th August. Service at the Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on the same day,​ thereafter burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (General Christian Section),​ Borella.106744

FAROUK – HAJIANI FARIDA FAROUK – Beloved wife of Khalid Farouk,​ loving mother of Farhaz and Fazla,​ mother-in-law of Niroza and Azreen,​ grandmother of Afaaf,​ Aadhil,​ Ameera and Adeena,​ daughter of Marhoom S.L.M. Oowise and Marhooma Sithy Razeena,​ daughter-in-law of Marhoom Khalideen and Marhooma Zambrath,​ sister of Marhoom Ajward,​ Marhoom Sahal,​ Haseena,​ Fahmee,​ Sithy Rukiya,​ Mufthiya,​ Nabeesa,​ Marhoom Atha and Abbasiya,​ sister-in-law of Sharika Zakariya,​ Marhoom Siraj,​ Rasheeda Marzook,​ Raleena,​ Farook,​ Naleem and Marhooma Noorul Hayin Thowfeek and of Faiza,​ Siddeeka,​ Marhoom Shiar,​ Rizna,​ Mubarak,​ Marhoom Haroon,​ Nawas and Nazily. Janaza took place on Friday 18th August 2017 at Maligawatta Muslim Burial Ground. 491,​ Dematagoda Road,​ Colombo – 09.106178

HONTER – KENNETH – (Former Chairman of Sarva Integrated). Loving husband of Noeline,​ beloved father of Ryan (Australia) and Jaimee (Australia),​ father-in-law of Tammy,​ grandfather of Sarah,​ James and Hannah. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 8 a.m. on Monday 28th August. A Service will be conducted at 3 p.m. prior to burial at Kanatte,​ at 4 p.m. on Tuesday 29th August.106743

PEIRIS – TILDA CLARICE – went to be with the Lord. Beloved wife of late Dixon Owen Peiris and loving mother of late Deepal & Anishka,​ Tilanganie & Sunimal,​ Sharmanie & Rev. Devapriya,​ Tiran & Dilini,​ darling grandmother of Shannon & Shehara,​ Deneth & Eva,​ Devashrie & Nirosh,​ Avanka & Oshadhie,​ Shalindrini & Rumesh,​ Trehan,​ Devaka & Sharon,​ Shanella & Savindra and Ashane,​ precious great grandmother of Sheriah,​ Shemiah,​ Shediah,​ Rakhill,​ Ariana and Jesiah. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. No. 58,​ Jubilee Road,​ Lakshapathiya,​ Moratuwa on Sunday 27th August for the Service at 3.30 p.m. at Holy Emmanuel Church,​ Moratuwa & burial thereafter.106745

PERERA – REX,​ Beloved husband of Sylvia,​​ loving father of Ruwanthi and Rukshan,​​ father-in-law of Dinesh Abeyratne (Sparklit Pvt Ltd. – Kadawatha) and Nadeeka,​​ grandfather of Ruwana,​​ Ruwane,​​ Ronelka,​​ Dinaksha and Sanuki,​​ son of late Mr and Mrs A.B. Perera,​​ son-in-law of Mr and Mrs H.V. Tissera,​​ brother of late Noel and of Rani,​​ brother-in-law of Illika,​​ Michael,​​ late Beatrice,​​ George,​​ Janet,​​ Newton,​​ Annette,​​ Sybil,​​ Briget and Noel. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 27th Aug. at 3.30 p.m. for RC Burial Grounds,​​ Dalugama. 132B,​​ Nagahawatte Road,​​ Dalugama,​​ Kelaniya.106156

WIMALASUNDERA – SOMA (nee Welihinda),​​ Chairperson,​​ Hotel Janaki and W.F. de Silva & Co. Ltd. of Colombo & Kandy. Beloved wife of late P. de S. Wimalasundera,​​ former Chairman,​​ W.F. de Silva & Company of Colombo and Kandy,​​ Founder Chairman,​​ Hotel Janaki of Colombo,​​ mother of Sarath,​​ Jayanthi (USA),​​ Thilaka (UK),​​ Manel (UK),​​ Bandula,​​ Kusum (UK),​​ Mano,​​ Ramani,​​ Maya,​​ Janaki (Sydney),​​ mother-in-law of Damani,​​ Titus,​​ Colvin,​​ Lakshman,​​ Tejinda,​​ Nancy,​​ Saman,​​ Ranjith,​​ Ananda and Ganga,​​ passed away peacefully,​​ aged 95 years. The remains lie at No. 10,​​ Andarawatta Road,​​ Polhengoda,​​ Colombo 05. The cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday the 27th of August,​​ 2017 for cremation at General Cemetery,​​ Borella at 4.00 p.m.104680

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Saturday, August 26, 2017.

Lt. RAPHIEL GODAGE – Rtd. S.L. Navy. Beloved husband of Amara Godage,​ father of Maheeka (Belvoir International),​ Leshan (USA),​ father-in-law of Sumith & Manoji (USA),​ grandfather of Cheran,​ Nishita,​ Gaveen & Dinara,​ passed away. Funeral on Saturday 26th,​ 3 p.m.No. 78,​ Kanatta Road,​ Thalapathpitiya. (Cemetery – Thalapathpitiya).106151

MARY STEPHEN – Beloved wife of late Claude,​ loving mother of Kennifer (Dialog),​ Monty (Colanka),​ Florina & Mavis (Australia),​ mother-in-law of Christine,​ Chrisenta,​ Shyane & Sean (Australia),​ devoted grandmother of Talisa,​ Laura & Braden (Australia),​ Jaewon,​ Chantelle (Australia),​ Ashley,​ Pascale & Maja (Australia),​ proud great grandmother of Aoife (Australia). Cortege leaves Rohini Funeral Parlour,​ 140,​ Dehiwala Road,​ Maharagama on Saturday,​ 26th August 2017 at 3 p.m. for burial at Christ King Church,​ Moraketiya,​ Pannipitiya Roman Catholic Section.105271

PERERA – REX. Beloved husband of Sylvia,​ loving father of Ruwanthi and Rukshan,​ father-in-law of Dinesh Abeyratne (Sparklit Pvt Ltd. – Kadawatha) and Nadeeka,​ grandfather of Ruwana,​ Ruwane,​ Ronelka,​ Dinaksha and Sanuki,​ son of late Mr and Mrs A.B. Perera,​ son-in-law of Mr and Mrs H.V. Tissera,​ brother of late Noel and of Rani,​ brother-in-law of Illika,​ Michael,​ late Beatrice,​ George,​ Janet,​ Newton,​ Annette,​ Sybil,​ Briget and Noel. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 27th Aug. at 3.30 p.m. to RC Burial Grounds,​ Dalugama. 132B,​ Nagahawatte Road,​ Dalugama,​ Kelaniya.106153

SAMARASINGHE – ASOKA. Father of Amodini Herath,​ father-in-law of Kanaka Herath. beloved brother of Sena Samarasinghe,​ late Ariyananda (Sam),​ Samarasinghe,​ Vijitha Vitharana and Sunethra De Silva,​ brother-in-law of late Leela Samarasinghe,​ Dr Mallik Vitharana,​ Piyasena De Silva and Carminie Samarasinghe,​ passed away on the 24th August. Cortege leaves Samaragiri,​ Randeniya at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at Rambukkana Crematorium at 4.00 p.m.106162

TILLEKERATNE. The death is announced of Herman Tillekeratne. Beloved husband of Nimmi,​ loving son of the late Herbert and Constance Tillekeratne of Mount Lavinia. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella on 26th August. Cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Kanatte,​ on 26th August,​ at 4.30 p.m. 375/​14/​20,​ Samagi Prajaseva Mawatha,​ Hokandara North.105542

WIMALASUNDERA – SOMA (nee Welihinda),​ Chairperson,​ Hotel Janaki and W.F. de Silva & Co. Ltd. of Colombo & Kandy. Beloved wife of late P. de S. Wimalasundera,​ former Chairman,​ W.F. de Silva & Company of Colombo and Kandy,​ Founder Chairman,​ Hotel Janaki of Colombo,​ mother of Sarath,​ Jayanthi (USA),​ Thilaka (UK),​ Manel (UK),​ Bandula,​ Kusum (UK),​ Mano,​ Ramani,​ Maya,​ Janaki (Sydney),​ mother-in-law of Damani,​ Titus,​ Colvin,​ Lakshman,​ Tejinda,​ Nancy,​ Saman,​ Ranjith,​ Ananda and Ganga,​ passed away peacefully,​ aged 95 years. The remains lie at No. 10,​ Andarawatta Road,​ Polhengoda,​ Colombo 05. The cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday the 27th of August,​ 2017 for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.00 p.m.104679.

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Friday, August 25, 2017.

FIELIX ELIKEWALA – Son of Mr & Mrs P.B. Elikewala of Dodanwela Kandy – Husband of (late Chitra),​ father of late Lieutenant Shiran Elikewala (Ex-Army),​ Chaminda & Dulangale,​ brother of late Bertram,​ Tila,​ Upali,​ Ananda,​ Sudarma,​ and Pathma,​ Sita,​ Mallika & Samudra. Cortege leaves Monnenkulam Walawwa Galgamuwa for cremation on 26th of August at 3.00 p.m. at Monnenkulama Galagamuwa Crematorium.105298

MARY STEPHEN – Beloved wife of late Claude,​ loving mother of Kennifer (Dialog),​ Monty (Colanka),​ Florina & Mavis (Australia),​ mother-in-law of Christine,​ Chrisenta,​ Shyane & Sean (Australia),​ devoted grandmother of Talisa,​ Laura & Braden (Australia),​ Jaewon,​ Chantelle (Australia),​ Ashley,​ Pascale & Maja (Australia),​ proud great grandmother of Aoife (Australia). Cortege leaves Rohini Funeral Parlour,​ 140,​ Dehiwala Road,​ Maharagama on Saturday,​ 26th August 2017 at 3 p.m. for burial at Christ King Church,​ Moraketiya,​ Pannipitiya Roman Catholic Section.105271

SRISKANDARAJAH – ENG. SIVAKOLUNDU – (Senior Programme Manager – UNOPS Sri Lanka.) Eng. S. Sriskandarajah passed away on 22/​08/​2017 in Colombo. He was the beloved husband of Indradevi,​ father of Indrakumar,​ Chithira and Menaka,​ brother of Eng. Srianandarajah,​ late Sripathmarajah,​ Prof. Srisatkunarajah (UoJ),​ Dr Eng. Sriranganathan,​ Eng. Kathirgamanathan and Mrs K. Jeyaluxmy and cousin of Mrs V. Devi,​ Mrs R. Rani and Mrs J. Gnanakumary. The funeral will take place on Friday 25/​08/​2017 at Jayaratne Parlour at 2.00 p.m. and cremation will take place at Kanatte Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.104706

WIMALASUNDERA – SOMA (nee Welihinda),​ Chairperson,​ Hotel Janaki and W.F. de Silva & Co. Ltd. of Colombo & Kandy. Beloved wife of late P. de S. Wimalasundera,​ former Chairman,​ W.F. de Silva & Company of Colombo and Kandy,​ Founder Chairman,​ Hotel Janaki of Colombo,​ mother of Sarath,​ Jayanthi (USA),​ Thilaka (UK),​ Manel (UK),​ Bandula,​ Kusum (UK),​ Mano,​ Ramani,​ Maya,​ Janaki (Sydney),​ mother-in-law of Damani,​ Titus,​ Colvin,​ Lakshman,​ Tejinda,​ Nancy,​ Saman,​ Ranjith,​ Ananda and Ganga,​ passed away peacefully,​ aged 95 years. The remains lie at No. 10,​ Andarawatta Road,​ Polhengoda,​ Colombo 05. The cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday the 27th of August,​ 2017 for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.00 p.m.104679.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017.

WIMALASUNDERA – SOMA (nee Welihinda),​ Chairperson,​ Hotel Janaki and W.F. de Silva & Co. Ltd. of Colombo & Kandy. Beloved wife of late P. de S. Wimalasundera,​ former Chairman,​ W.F. de Silva & Company of Colombo and Kandy,​ Founder Chairman,​ Hotel Janaki of Colombo,​ mother of Sarath,​ Jayanthi (USA),​ Thilaka (UK),​ Manel (UK),​ Bandula,​ Kusum (UK),​ Mano,​ Ramani,​ Maya,​ Janaki (Sydney),​ mother-in-law of Damani,​ Titus,​ Colvin,​ Lakshman,​ Tejinda,​ Nancy,​ Saman,​ Ranjith,​ Ananda and Ganga,​ passed away peacefully,​ aged 95 years. The remains lie at No. 10,​ Andarawatta Road,​ Polhengoda,​ Colombo 05. The cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday the 27th of August,​ 2017 for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 4.00 p.m.104679

SRISKANDARAJAH – ENG. SIVAKOLUNDU – (Senior Programme Manager – UNOPS Sri Lanka.) Eng. S. Sriskandarajah passed away on 22/08/2017 in Colombo. He was the beloved husband of Indradevi, father of Indrakumar, Chithira and Menaka, brother of Eng. Srianandarajah, late Sripathmarajah, Prof. Srisatkunarajah (UoJ), Dr Eng. Sriranganathan, Eng. Kathirgamanathan and Mrs K. Jeyaluxmy and cousin of Mrs V. Devi, Mrs R. Rani and Mrs J. Gnanakumary. The funeral will take place on Friday 25/08/2017 at Jayaratne Parlourat 2.00 p.m. and cremation will take place at Kanatte Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 104705

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017.

de SILVA – MRS VIOLET (nee CHRISTOPHERS). Beloved wife of late Mr Edward de Silva,​ loving mother of late (Ranfred,​ Eroma & Frank),​ Philomena,​ Marie,​ Bryan,​ Vivienne,​ Tyronne,​ Rosy,​ Mignnone,​ Ramona,​ mother-in-law of late (Ruklanthi,​ Mervyn and Nihal),​ Terrence,​ Chrishanthi,​ Indrajith,​ Hycinth,​ Gamini,​ Lorrain,​ Ajith and Inca,​ grandmother of Michelle,​ Anu,​ Nalaka (late Angela),​ Harsha,​ Rajiv,​ Sanjaka,​ Anushka,​ Nalin,​ Verji,​ Sonali,​ Heshan,​ Sahan,​ Roshane,​ Sevin,​ Shani,​ Yohan,​ Charis,​ Vindula,​ Romelo and Destiny. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves parlour on Wednesday 23rd at 2.00 p.m. for cremation at Madampitiya Cemetery.104276

LEE – PEI HUA (Chinese Maradana Stores) Dearly beloved husband of Catherine (nee Chi). Beloved son of Late Mr. Lee Sie Lin and Mrs. Nanawathie Lee. Son in law of Late Mr. & Mrs. Chi Chung Shan. Loving father & father-in-law of Shanon (Hayleys) & Amanda (Lyceum Nugegoda),​ Sean (Zone24x7),​ Shane & Natalie (Australia),​ Shehan (Tea Avenue),​ Beloved brother of Chinyu (Dubai),​ Brother-in-law of Krishnan (Dubai),​ Lucille & Koo Ming Kui (Hong Kong),​ Arlene & Late Senath,​ Brian & Shilan (Shanis Tex Negombo),​ Ching Ming & Sherine (Australia),​ Andrew & Jenny (Diana’s Fashion,​ Negombo),​ Dalreen & Yung (New Zealand). Uncle of Treshan & Sarah,​ Jimmy & Jefry,​ Sidantha & Melisa,​ Steve & Shehara,​ Melisa & Shanaka,​ Jeff,​ Michael,​ Julian,​ Jennifer,​ Ricky,​ Shian,​ Ryan,​ Rochelle and Kevin. Remains lie at A. F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour,​ from 10 am on Tuesday 22nd August 2017. Cortege leaves at 4 pm on Wednesday 23rd August 2017 for interment at General Cemetery Borella.103733

MENDIS – SUNITA – At Rest (nee BALASURIYA),​ beloved wife of late L.E.C. Mendis (Lyn),​ daughter of the late Wilmot and Eunice Balasuriya of Matara,​ loving mother of Dharshini and Chrisantha,​ much loved grandmother of Tracy and Lasitha,​ loving great grandmother of Daniel. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour (After short service) at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday,​ 23rd of August,​ for Burial at Holy Emmanuel Church Cemetery,​ Moratuwa at 4.00 p.m.103905

PERERA – SUNIL (Airport and Aviation,​ Ratmalana). Dearly beloved husband of Sandyani,​ loving father of Hashen (SLIIT),​ Solangi (Holy Cross College,​ Gampaha),​ brother of Marie,​ Charles,​ Benildus,​ Nirmala,​ brother-in-law of Milroy Merinus,​ Alex,​ Priyanka,​ Dilini,​ Devika,​ Ruwanthi,​ Jeewani,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 279/​1/​A,​ Hansagiri Road,​ Gampaha,​ for burial at R.C. Cemetery,​ Miriswatta,​ Wednesday 23rd August at 3.00 p.m.104008

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

LEE – PEI HUA (Chinese Maradana Stores) Dearly beloved husband of Catherine (nee Chi). Beloved son of Late Mr. Lee Sie Lin and Mrs. Nanawathie Lee. Son in law of Late Mr. & Mrs. Chi Chung Shan. Loving father & father-in-law of Shanon (Hayleys) & Amanda (Lyceum Nugegoda),​ Sean (Zone24x7),​ Shane & Natalie (Australia),​ Shehan (Tea Avenue),​ Beloved brother of Chinyu (Dubai),​ Brother-in-law of Krishnan (Dubai),​ Lucille & Koo Ming Kui (Hong Kong),​ Arlene & Late Senath,​ Brian & Shilan (Shanis Tex Negombo),​ Ching Ming & Sherine (Australia),​ Andrew & Jenny (Diana’s Fashion,​ Negombo),​ Dalreen & Yung (New Zealand). Uncle of Treshan & Sarah,​ Jimmy & Jefry,​ Sidantha & Melisa,​ Steve & Shehara,​ Melisa & Shanaka,​ Jeff,​ Michael,​ Julian,​ Jennifer,​ Ricky,​ Shian,​ Ryan,​ Rochelle and Kevin. Remains lie at A. F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour,​ from 10 am on Tuesday 22nd August 2017. Cortege leaves at 4 pm on Wednesday 23rd August 2017 for interment at General Cemetery Borella.103733

ROBERT – NEVILLE YOGARAJAN – Beloved son of late Mr.S. and Mrs P. Robert. Brother/​Brother-in-law of Esther and Emmanuel (UK),​ Wesley and Rukma (Australia),​ Maureen and late Dr. K. Wigneswaran (USA),​ Pearl and Nithi Chanmugam (Australia) and George (UK). Passed away on 12th August and according to his wishes a private cremation took place in Colombo on 14th August.103760

MENDIS – SUNITA – At Rest (nee BALASURIYA),​ beloved wife of late L.E.C. Mendis (Lyn),​ daughter of the late Wilmot and Eunice Balasuriya of Matara,​ loving mother of Dharshini and Chrisantha,​ much loved grandmother of Tracy and Lasitha,​ loving great grandmother of Daniel. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour (After short service) at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday,​ 23rd of August,​ for Burial at Holy Emmanuel Church Cemetery,​ Moratuwa at 4.00 p.m.103904.

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Monday, August 21, 2017.

IVAN – P.L. (Rtd. Telecom OTS). Beloved husband of Anula (Rtd – Central Bank),​ loving brother of late Soma,​ late Jinadasa,​ Munidasa,​ Padma,​ Elina,​ Chandrasiri and Ariyananda,​ expired. Funeral takes place on 21st August at Kolonnawa Cemetery. Cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. from No. 10,​ Vihara Mawatha,​ Kolonnawa.103627

JAYASINGHE – WIJERATNE – Walgama,​ Malwana. Beloved wife of late D.M. Jayasinghe,​ mother of Seela,​ Sunil,​ U.C. Sudharma,​ Tilaka,​ Kanthi,​ Lalantha,​ passed away peacefully on the 20th of August 2017. Cremation will be at Siyamgbalapewatte Crematorium on the 21st of August 2017 at 4.00 p.m.103628.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017.

SENANAYAKE – LAKSHMAN AUSTIN (TOM) – Formerly of Sri Lanka Ports Authority. Beloved son of late Richard and Ina Senanayake. Dearly loved brother of Lalini,​ Manel,​ Mignon and Sherene,​ and late Ranee and Lakshmi,​ passed away peacefully on 30th June. His ashes will be interred in the family grave at Christ Church Galkissa (Dehiwela) following a graveside service on Thursday 24th August at 10 a.m.102819

REV. FR. ANTHONY PADIDILIAN OMI expired. His remains will leave De Mazenod House,​ Mattakkuliya at 9.00 a.m. on Sunday 20th August to Pallansena Church where the funeral mass will be at 2.30 p.m. The same day.103624

DEVANESAN – ROBERT HAROLD GNANAPRAGASAM. Beloved husband of Dawn Devanesan,​ loving father of Romesh Devanesan and Joahanne Devanesan,​ loving brother of Noeline Sadachrum,​ loving Cousin of John Kitto and Enid Moser. Cortege leaves residence No. 178/​4,​ Highlevel Road,​ Nugegoda (top of Melder Place) on Sunday 20th August at 3.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (General Christian Section). A private funeral will be held.103623

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Saturday, August 19, 2017.

A.H. KANDAMBY (Retired Teacher at Rahula College,​ Matara). Beloved husband of Sama,​ loving father of Janaka,​ Eesha,​ Ruchira and Kanishka,​ father-in-law of Sunethra,​ Asela,​ Kanchana and Sanjeewani,​ passed away. Funeral at General Cemetery,​ Matara on 19th Saturday at 5.00 p.m. No. 2/​13,​ Kalidasa Road,​ Matara.102827

BULUMULLA – KAMALA KUMARI (Bopitiya) Rtd. teacher Hemamali & ELTU (Uni Of Peradeniya) Beloved wife of Mahinda (Collin), mother of Upulani, Indika, Mahen and Manuja. Mother-in-law of Anura Dassanayake, Prasanna Dharmasena, Amali Dissanyake. Loving Grand Mother of Nethmini, Sister of Chandana, late Bandula, Manel and Samudra, Sister-in-law of late Padma, Chandra and late Bandula Expired . Funeral will take place at Mahaiyawa General Cemetery on 19th Saturday at 3.30 pm. Cortege leaves residence at 2 pm, 158/1, Udugodawatta, Bulumulla, Kiribathkumbura. 0812389503102131

JAYETILEKE – CALISTUS. Dearly beloved husband of Chrishanthi,​ son of the late Deutram and Florence Jayetileke,​ son-in-law of late Gilbert Perera and Mrs. Joyce Perera,​ everloving father of Hiran and Himashini,​ father-in-law of Subashini and Malik De Zylva,​ much loved brother of Rohan Jayetileke,​ loving brother-in-law of Sevanthi,​ Sarath and Preethimali Liyanage,​ Roshan and Shalini Perera,​ darling grandfather of Hansana,​ Nathan and Liam. Cortege leaves residence No. 52/​27B,​ Vincent Joseph Mawatha,​ Wattala at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 19th August 2017 for service and burial at 4.00 p.m. at St. Peter and Paul Church,​ Ragama.102445

JAYAWARDENA – MRS. PAMALA. Beloved wife of Robert,​ loving mother of Dushanthi and Nadika,​ mother-in-law of Rohan Jayawickrema,​ precious grandmother of Shenali,​ daughter of late Mr. and late Mrs. Gunawardena,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 19th August 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for burial at St. Theresa’s Church,​ Burial Grounds,​ Kelaniya. No. 1321/​1,​ “Eileen’s”,​ Jayawardena Place,​ Biyagama Road,​ Kelaniya.102495

MENDIS – NIMAL. Safe in the Arms of Jesus (Ex-Sri Lanka Air Force,​ Air Lanka and GAMCO – Abu Dhabi). Beloved husband of Christobel,​ precious father of Shilanthi (Srilankan Airlines) and Chrishmal (Srilankan Airlines Engineering),​ father-in-law of Dinuke Wijesinghe and Thushani,​ loving grandfather of Dishaya,​ Seshaya,​ Teshaya and Chrisheli,​ brother of late Enid,​ Mervyn and of Imelda and Mercy. Remains lie at residence No. 36/​13,​ Arthur Jayasekera Mawatha,​ off Averiwatte Road,​ Wattala. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Saturday 19th August 2017 for burial at St. Annes Cemetery.102493

MR. D.A. SIRIWARDHENE – (Retired Senior Textile Administrator). Husband of late Mrs. Roslin Abeysinghe,​ father of Rohini Dias (Perth),​ Champa Wijerathne (Perth),​ Wipul Siriwardhene (retired H.N.B. Kandy),​ Upul Siriwardhene (Perth),​ Padma Siriwardhene (Peradeniya Hospital),​ father-in-law of Anura Dias (Perth),​ Jayantha Wijerathne (U.A.E. Pvt. Ltd.),​ Srimathi Dissanayake (Swarnamali Balika,​ Kandy),​ Nilmini Bandara (Perth) and Sisira Rathnayake (Gampola Hospital),​ passed away. Cortege leaves at 4 p.m. Sunday 20th August. 281/​01,​ Nawalapitiya Rd.,​ Jayamalapura,​ Gampola.102799

SAMPANTHAN – MRS. LOGAMBAL. Beloved wife of late K. Sampanthan,​ daughter of late Mr. Thillainathan and late Mrs. Pancharatnam Thillainathan of Manipay,​ loving mother of Ananthy and Shivananthy,​ mother-in-law of Rajendran and Haridharshan,​ dearest grandmother of Nirthana Shanth,​ Arun and Nirosha Johanan,​ loving sister of late Nawaratnam,​ late Wanniyasingam,​ late Ratneswaran,​ Dr Balasundaram,​ Wimaladevi,​ late Rajamanoharan,​ Wickneswaran,​ Nawaranjani and Umadevi,​ sister-in-law of Wimaladevi,​ Pavalam,​ Yogeswari,​ Padmini,​ late Thuraisingam,​ Leelawathy,​ Dhamayanthi,​ Chandrapalan and Paramsothinathan,​ passed away on 17.08.2017. Cortege leaves residence No. 28/​1,​ Pereira Lane,​ Colombo 06 at 2 p.m. for cremation on 19.08.2017 (Saturday) at General Cemetery,​ Borella..102232

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Friday, August 18, 2017.

AMERESEKERE – MRS. M.C.E. (EUGENIE). A memorial mass for the repose of her soul will be celebrated at 6.00 p.m. on (Friday) 18th August 2017 at All Saints Church,​ Borella.101741

BULUMULLA – KAMALA KUMARI (Bopitiya) Rtd. Teacher Hemamali & ELTU (Uni Of Peradeniya) Beloved wife of Mahinda (Collin), mother of Upulani, Indika, Mahen and Manuja. Mother-in-law of Anura Dassanayake, Prasanna Dharmasena, Amali Dissanyake. Loving Grand Mother of Nethmini, Sister of Chandana, late Bandula, Manel and Samudra, Sister-in-law of late Padma, Chandra and late Bandula Expired . Funeral will take place at Mahaiyawa General Cemetery on 19th Saturday at 3.30 pm. Cortege leaves residence at 2 pm, 158/1, Udugodawatta, Bulumulla, Kiribathkumbura. 0812389503102131

DEWASURENDRA – MRS. BIATRIS. Beloved wife of late Susiripala Dewasurendra (Retired Principal),​ loving mother of Saroja (Australia),​ late Manjula,​ Tharanga (Australia),​ Jeewanthi (Wijeyeratne & Co.),​ Nalaka (Distict Secretariat,​ Matara) and loving mother-in-law of Professor Dammika Ganganath Dissanayake (Japan),​ Nirmali,​ Shyamal (Australia),​ Chakrapani (Dreamron Group),​ Harshani (Divisional Secretariat,​ Thihagoda),​ expired. Cortege leaves residence “Pradeepa”,​ Motagedara,​ Kekanadura on Friday the 18th of August 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at 4.00 p.m. at Kekanadura Cemetery.101353

FERNANDO – LAKSHMAN (LUCKY). Beloved son of late Arthur and Jane Fernando,​ loving brother of Douglas (Canada),​ Lionel,​ Percy (Canada),​ Lal,​ Clement (New Zealand),​ Winitha (USA),​ Sharma (Australia) and brother of late Oliver,​ Nihal,​ Ajith and Lawrence Fernando,​ passed away on Thursday 17th August 2017. So suddenly you were taken,​ we could not say goodbye. You may have left this world behind,​ but you will never leave our hearts and mind. Cortege leaves residence 15/​2,​ Maliban Road,​ Ratmalana on Saturday 19th August at 1.30 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Mt. Lavinia at 2.00 p.m.102210

SAMPANTHAN – MRS. LOGAMBAL. Beloved wife of late K. Sampanthan,​ daughter of late Mr. Thillainathan and late Mrs. Pancharatnam Thillainathan of Manipay,​ loving mother of Ananthy and Shivanthy,​ mother-in-law of Rajendran and Haridharshan,​ dearest grandmother of Nirthana Shanth,​ Arun and Nirosha Johanan,​ loving sister of late Nawaratnam,​ late Wanniyasingam,​ late Ratneswaran,​ Dr Balasundaram,​ Wimaladevi,​ late Rajamanoharan,​ Wickneswaran,​ Nawaranjani and Umadevi,​ sister-in-law of Wimaladevi,​ Pavalam,​ Yogeswari,​ Padmini,​ late Thuraisingam,​ Leelawathy,​ Dhamayanthi,​ Chandrapalan and Paramsothinathan,​ passed away on 17.08.2017. Cortege leaves residence No. 28/​1,​ Pereira Lane,​ Colombo 06 at 2 p.m. for cremation on 19.08.2017 (Saturday) at General Cemetery,​ Borella.102232

JAYAWARDENA – MRS. PAMALA. Beloved wife of Robert,​ loving mother of Dushanthi and Nadika,​ mother-in-law of Rohan Jayawickrema,​ precious grandmother of Shenali,​ daughter of late Mr. and late Mrs. Gunawardena,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 19th August 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for burial at St. Theresa’s Church,​ Burial Grounds,​ Kelaniya. No. 1321/​1,​ “Eileen’s”,​ Jayawardena Place,​ Biyagama Road,​ Kelaniya.102494

JAYETILEKE – CALISTUS. Dearly beloved husband of Chrishanthi,​ son of the late Deutram and Florence Jayetileke,​ son-in-law of late Gilbert Perera and Mrs. Joyce Perera,​ everloving father of Hiran and Himashini,​ father-in-law of Subashini and Malik De Zylva,​ much loved brother-in-law of Sevanthi,​ Sarath and Preethimali Liyanage,​ Roshan and Shalini Perera,​ darling grandfather of Hansana,​ Nathan and Liam. Cortege leaves residence No. 52/​27B,​ Vincent Joseph Mawatha,​ Wattala at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 19th August 2017 for service and burial at 4.00 p.m. at St. Peter and Paul Church,​ Ragama.102444

MENDIS – NIMAL. Safe in the Arms of Jesus (Ex-Sri Lanka Air Force,​ Air Lanka and GAMCO – Abu Dhabi). Beloved husband of Christobel,​ precious father of Shilanthi (Srilankan Airlines) and Chrishmal (Srilankan Airlines Engineering),​ father-in-law of Dinuke Wijesinghe and Thushani,​ loving grandfather of Dishaya,​ Seshaya,​ Teshaya and Chrisheli,​ brother of late Enid,​ Mervyn and of Imelda and Mercy. Remains lie at residence No. 36/​13,​ Arthur Jayasekera Mawatha,​ off Averiwatte Road,​ Wattala. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Saturday 19th August 2017 for burial at St. Annes Cemetery.102492

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Thursday, August 17, 2017.

DEWASURENDRA – MRS. BIATRIS. Beloved wife of late Susiripala Dewasurendra (Retired Principal),​ loving mother of Saroja (Australia),​ late Manjula,​ Tharanga (Australia),​ Jeewanthi (Wijeyeratne & Co.),​ Nalaka (Distict Secretariat,​ Matara) and loving mother-in-law of Professor Dammika Ganganath Dissanayake (Japan),​ Nirmali,​ Shyamal (Australia),​ Chakrapani (Dreamron Group),​ Harshani (Divisional Secretariat,​ Thihagoda),​ expired. Cortege leaves residence “Pradeepa”,​ Motagedara,​ Kekanadura on Friday the 18th of August 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at 4.00 p.m. at Kekanadura Cemetery.101353

DE ZILWA – VELMA (nee KOELMEYER). Dearly beloved wife of late Neville,​ everloving mother of Lourdes,​ everloving mother-in-law of George Martinesz,​ dearest grandmother of Georgia and Gihan (London),​ George,​ great grandmother of Greg,​ loving sister of Ronnie,​ Virginia and of late Bernard,​ Melville,​ Anton,​ Richie and Verita,​ loving sister-in-law of Phylis,​ Leonide,​ Rosemary,​ Lygia and Damon and of late Emailia,​ Conrad,​ Gracilla and Christobel. Cortege leaves residence No. 38,​ Ave Maria Road,​ Negombo on 17th August at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Negombo.101198

YVONNE – LABROOY (nee DE SOYZA),​ passed away peacefully on the 10th August 2017. Beloved wife of Bunny (decd.),​ mother of Christopher and Keith,​ mother-in-law of Julia,​ grandmother of Emily and Hayley,​ sister of Milroy,​ Annesley (decd.),​ Rosemary,​ Cynthia,​ Maureen & Godfrey (decd.). Funeral Mass at 2.00 p.m. at our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church,​ Doubleview,​ Perth,​ Australia. 1135,​ Beaufort Street,​ Embleton,​ Perth WA 6062,​ Australia.101283

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

ARNOLDA – ELIGIUS BOBBY (EARL),​ (BA Tours,​ BA Entertainments and Armstrongs Tourist Agency) passed away peacefully on Friday,​ 11 August 2017. Loving father of Rebecca,​ Dodwell,​ Christopher,​ Bernadine,​ Sandra and Debbie,​ father-in-law of Felix Rodrigo,​ Sam De Silva,​ Nivendra Coorey and Jeewani Arnolda,​ brother of Maureen (Australia),​ and of the late Pat,​ Madge,​ Claire,​ Bucky,​ Anto and Neville,​ brother-in-law of George Parsons (Australia) and of the late Shelton Caspersz,​ Col. Babee Perera and Col. Joe Caspersz,​ loving grandfather of Ewan,​ Dilshan,​ Shavaun,​ Donald,​ Natasha,​ Fallon,​ Shezard,​ Amanda and Andreen,​ loving great grandfather of Ella,​ Levi,​ Chloe,​ Zac,​ Noah,​ Isla and Billie. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour,​ Colombo 08,​ Tuesday 15th August 2017 from 8 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. and Wednesday 16th August from 8 a.m. Cortege leaves at 3 p.m. for Interment at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Roman Catholic Section).100537

Janaza is announced of MR. M. SHAHUL HAMEED (Former Wharf Clerk Prop Hameed Clearing) – Husband of Zeenathul Fawziya,​ father of Nazreena and Shahreena,​ father-in-law of Naizer Hussain (Dubai) and Nazeer Hussain of Amana Bank. Janaza will leave residence 642/​1,​ Negombo Road,​ Wattala,​ Mabola,​ 16th August at 12.00 p.m. for Burial to Mabola Jumma Mosque.100997

PINGHE – O’REGAN. Dearly beloved husband of Rebecca,​ loving father of Shumlika (Canada),​ Rushika (USA) & Nimasha (UK),​ father-in-law of Dr. Amritha De Croos,​ Yohan Selvaratnam & Dr Aaron Yusuf,​ brother of late Dilani & of Viola,​ brother-in-law of late Kingsley Fernando,​ late Dr Frederick Roche,​ Sarojini Ilangaratne (Canada) & Daphne Kirthisinghe,​ darling papa of Shannelle,​ Arianna,​ Sarisha,​ Kiran,​ Anaiah & Neave,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 15,​ Main Street,​ Negombo on Wednesday the 16th of August 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for burial at the Bharatha Cemetery,​ Negombo.100822

RAMALINGAM – MRS. RANEE. Beloved wife of late S. Ramalingam – Retired Assistant General Manager (Bank of Ceylon),​ formerly Director Hotel Holiday Inn,​ loving mother of late P. Prasad,​ Shankar,​ Nikesh & Shyamala (Australia),​ loving daughter of the late Rajaratnam Ponnambalam (Engineer) & late Pathmawathy,​ loving sister of Mohan Anandappa,​ loving granddaughter of late Proctor Thambirajah (Kurunegala) & late Sellakannu (Kottady Jaffna),​ daughter-in-law of late Sinnaiah & Mariai (Badulla),​ mother-in-law of Chelvaranjani,​ Juanita & A. Durvasan (Australia),​ loving grandmother of Vinoshan,​ Amrita,​ Pretasha,​ Shaveena,​ Mathuri & Saiprasad,​ sister-in-law of Nirmala John,​ expired on 11/​8/​2017. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella from 8.30 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Tuesday (15.8.2017) for viewing and on Wednesday from 8.30 a.m. – 2 p.m. (16/​8/​2017). Religious ceremony at 2 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. Leaving at 4 p.m. for cremation at Borella Kanatte Hindu Section 4.30 p.m. Family and friends please note. Res – 0112587620. Nikesh 0771179813,​ Shankar 0765386152,​ Shyamala 077-3993962. K 1/​2,​ Veluwanarama Housing Scheme,​ (off Hampden Lane),​ Col-06.100650.

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017.

ARNOLDA – ELIGIUS BOBBY (EARL),​ (BA Tours,​ BA Entertainments and Armstrongs Tourist Agency) passed away peacefully on Friday,​ 11 August 2017. Loving father of Rebecca,​ Dodwell,​ Christopher,​ Bernadine,​ Sandra and Debbie,​ father-in-law of Felix Rodrigo,​ Sam De Silva,​ Nivendra Coorey and Jeewani Arnolda,​ brother of Maureen (Australia),​ and of the late Pat,​ Madge,​ Claire,​ Bucky,​ Anto and Neville,​ brother-in-law of George Parsons (Australia) and of the late Shelton Caspersz,​ Col. Babee Perera and Col. Joe Caspersz,​ loving grandfather of Ewan,​ Dilshan,​ Shavaun,​ Donald,​ Natasha,​ Fallon,​ Shezard,​ Amanda and Andreen,​ loving great grandfather of Ella,​ Levi,​ Chloe,​ Zac,​ Noah,​ Isla and Billie. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour,​ Colombo 08,​ Tuesday 15th August 2017 from 8 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. and Wednesday 16th August from 8 a.m. Cortege leaves at 3 p.m. for Interment at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Roman Catholic Section).100537

BAHARDEEN – FATHIMA HANOON – Wife of late Meerasa Bahardeen,​ mother of Fazal (Singapore),​ Riza (Jeddah) and Rihana,​ mother-in-law of Merita (Singapore),​ Mafaza (Jeddah) and Dr. Madany,​ grandmother of Sharfa (UK),​ Saarah (Australia),​ Bilal & Ayesha (Sinhapore),​ Umar (Malaysia,​ Salma (Qatar),​ Sumaiya & Ammaar (Jeddah(,​ Hafsa (Ilma International),​ Hamza (Amana Bank),​ Safiya & Mariam. Janaza leaves residence 26,​ Mahinda Place,​ Kirulapone,​ to Jawatte Muslim Bural Ground at 11 a.m. on Tuesday 15th July.100645

DHEERARATNE – JUSTICE RANJIT. Husband of Hema,​ father of Dr Ruvini,​ Nuwan (Etihad) and Ranoj (Dheeraratne Enterprises),​ father-in-law of Dr Namal,​ Rajitha (Sri Lankan Airlines) and Manjula (Boswell International College),​ grandfather of Dr Hasini,​ Banuka,​ Mewan,​ Deelaka,​ Ranugi,​ Vinuthi and Ramitha. Cremation will be on 16th Wednesday at 5.00 p.m. at the Dodangoda General Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. No. 90,​ Nagoda Road,​ Kalutara.100535

FERNANDO (LBA) WANNAKUWATTEWADUGE LIOYD BERNARD ALFRED (Retired Telecom Engineer). Beloved husband of late Merlyn,​ father of Srikanthi (deceased),​ Neelangani,​ Janendhra and Jayangani,​ father-in-law of Laksiri,​ Harini and Peter,​ darling grandfather of Nuwandhika,​ Lakitha,​ Jehan and Heshika,​ rests in the arms of Jesus. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia from 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. on Monday 14th August 2017 till Tuesday 15th August 2017 and will leave funeral parlour at 3.00 p.m. for Burial at St. Michael’s Church Cemetery,​ Koralawella,​ Moratuwa at 4.30 p.m. on 15th August.100642

KARUNATILLAKE – BENNY. Son of late Mr M.D. Remigius and Mrs Grisilda,​ loving husband of Dilki,​ devoted father of Pujitha and Anjulie,​ beloved father-in-law of Bernadine and Pragna,​ fond grandfather of baby Akaine,​ called to rest with Jesus on 14th August. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour at 2 p.m. on Wednesday,​ 16th. Cremation at Hunupitiya Crematorium,​ Hendala.100568

LION O’REGAN PINGHE – Charter Secretary of L.C. Negombo Orient and District Governor of Lions District 306 B – 2002/​2003 O’Regan Pinghe. Beloved husband of Lion Dr Rebecca,​ loving father of Past Leos of Negombo Orient Shumlika,​ Rushika and Nimasha,​ passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 15,​ Main Street,​ Negombo at 3.00 p.m. on the 16th of August for burial at Bharatha Cemetery,​ (next to General Cemetery),​ Negombo. – Secretary,​ L.C. Negombo Orient.100529

PETER NEVILLE DAVID PONNUDURAI (Formerly of J.E.D.B.) Called to Rest. Beloved husband of Shirley (nee Ebenezer),​ loving father of Marlon,​ Sharon and Shane,​ father-in-law of Dharshini,​ Tyronne and Tushita,​ grandfather of Onray,​ Rochelle,​ Aston,​ Devesh,​ Astina and Asheur (late),​ brother of Mercy,​ Pushpam,​ Reggie,​ Lorenza,​ Selvarani,​ Lloyd (late) and Milroy. Cortege leaves residence on Tuesday 15th August 2017 at 3.00 p.m. No. 47,​ Hekitta Cross Road,​ (Seniviratne Road),​ Hekitta,​ Wattala for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella Kanatte (Anglican Section).100391

PINGHE – O’REGAN. Dearly beloved husband of Rebecca,​ loving father of Shumlika (Canada),​ Rushika (USA) & Nimasha (UK),​ father-in-law of Dr Amritha De Croos,​ Yohan Selvaratnam & Dr Aaron Yusuf,​ brother of late Dilani & of Viola,​ brother-in-law of late Kingsley Fernando,​ late Dr Frederick Roche,​ Sarojini Ilangaratne (Canada) & Daphne Kirthisinghe,​ darling papa of Shannell,​ Arianna,​ Sarisha,​ Kiran,​ Anaiah & Neave,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 15,​ Main Street,​ Negombo on Wednesday the 16th of August 2017 at 3.00 p.m. for burial at the Bharatha Cemetery,​ Negombo.100531

RAMALINGAM – MRS. RANEE – Beloved wife of late S. Ramalingam – Retired Assistant General Manager (Bank of Ceylon),​ formerly Director Hotel Holiday Inn,​ loving mother of late P. Prasad,​ Shankar,​ Nikesh & Shyamala (Australia),​ loving daughter of the late Rajaratnam Ponnambalam (Engineer) & late Pathmawathy,​ loving sister of Mohan Anandappa,​ loving granddaughter of late Proctor Thambirajah (Kurunegala) & late Sellakannu (Kottady Jaffna),​ daughter-in-law of late Sinnaiah & Mariai (Badulla),​ mother-in-law of Chelvaranjani,​ Juanita & A. Durvasan (Australia),​ loving grandmother of Vinoshan,​ Amrita,​ Pretasha,​ Shaveena,​ Mathuri & Saiprasad,​ sister-in-law of Nirmala John,​ expired on 11/​8/​2017. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella from 8.30 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Tuesday (15.8.2017) for viewing and on Wednesday from 8.30 a.m. – 2 p.m. (16/​8/​2017). Religious ceremony at 2 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. Leaving at 4 p.m. for cremation at Borella Kanatte Hindu Section 4.30 p.m. Family and friends please note. Res – 0112587620. Nikesh 0771179813,​ Shankar 0765386152,​ Shyamala 077-3993962. K 1/​2,​ Veluwanarama Housing Scheme,​ (off Hampden Lane),​ Col-06.100649

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Monday, August 14, 2017.

ARNOLDA – ELIGIUS BOBBY (EARL),​ BA Tours,​ BA Entertainments and Armstrongs Tourist Agency passed away peacefully on Friday,​ 11 August 2017. Loving father of Rebecca,​ Dodwell,​ Christopher,​ Bernadine,​ Sandra and Debbie,​ father-in-law of Felix Rodrigo,​ Sam De Silva,​ Nivendra Coorey and Jeewani Arnolda,​ brother of Maureen (Australia),​ and of the late Pat,​ Madge,​ Claire,​ Bucky,​ Anto and Neville,​ brother-in-law of George Parsons (Australia) and of the late Shelton Caspersz,​ Col. Babee Perera and Col. Joe Caspersz,​ loving grandfather of Ewan,​ Dilshan,​ Shavaun,​ Donald,​ Natasha,​ Fallon,​ Shezard,​ Amanda and Andreen,​ loving great grandfather of Ella,​ Levi,​ Chloe,​ Zac,​ Noah,​ Isla and Billie. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour,​ Colombo 08. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. for interment at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Roman Catholic Section).100394

FERNANDO (LBA) WANNAKUWATTEWADUGE LIOYD BERNARD ALFRED (Retired Telecom Engineer). Beloved husband of late Merlyn,​ father of Srikanthi (deceased),​ Neelangani,​ Janendhra and Jayangani,​ father-in-law of Laksiri,​ Harini and Peter,​ darling grandfather of Nuwandhika,​ Lakitha,​ Jehan and Heshika,​ rests in the arms of Jesus. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Mt. Lavinia from 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. on Monday 14th August 2017 till Tuesday 15th August 2017 and will leave funeral parlour at 3.00 p.m. for Burial at St. Michael’s Church Cemetery,​ Koralawella,​ Moratuwa at 4.30 p.m. on 15th August.100395

NANAYAKKARA – SHEYAMALIE. Dearly beloved wife of Rohan (Glaxosmithkline) loving mother of Roshane,​ daughter of Stella and Doyne (Eric),​ sister of Rushika and Sanjeev,​ sister-in-law of Elereen,​ Rohan Ketagoda,​ Biswajith Wickramasinghe,​ passed away after a brief illness. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Palour,​ Borella on 14/​08/​2017 at 4.00 p.m. for burial at the General Cemetery,​ Borella.100393

PETER NEVILLE DAVID PONNUDURAI (Formerly of J.E.D.B.) Called to Rest. Beloved husband of Shirley (nee Ebenezer),​ loving father of Marlon,​ Sharon and Shane,​ father-in-law of Dharshini,​ Tyronne and Tushita,​ grandfather of Onray,​ Rochelle,​ Aston,​ Devesh,​ Astina and Asheur (late),​ brother of Mercy,​ Pushpam,​ Reggie,​ Lorenza,​ Selvarani,​ Lloyd (late) and Milroy. Cortege leaves residence on Tuesday 15th August 2017 at 3.00 p.m. No. 47,​ Hekitta Cross Road,​ (Seniviratne Road),​ Hekitta,​ Wattala for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella Kanatte (Anglican Section).100391

SAMARASINGHE – PADMA KUMARI YATAWARA (Age 96). Wife of the late Stanley Samarasinghe (PHI,​ University of Ceylon Peradeniya,​ 1953-1969),​ mother of Sam,​ Malkanthi,​ late Mahinda,​ Shirani,​ Lal,​ Shantha,​ late Ananda and Hemamali,​ mother-in-law of Vidya,​ Nimal,​ Pani,​ Kumari,​ Malki,​ Dushyanthi and Gamani,​ daughter of the late Mr. C B Yatawara and Sangamitta Angammana Yatawara,​ sister of Indra,​ late Ella,​ Newton,​ late Nanda,​ late Hector,​ late Neeta,​ Princy,​ Victor,​ Malini,​ late Raja and Damayanthi,​ expired. Remains lie at the Mahinda Funeral Palour (Tel 011-2712476),​ 591,​ Galle Road,​ Mt. Lavinia from 8.00 a.m. to 1.45 p.m. on Monday August 14. Cremation at the Mt. Lavinia (Galkissa) Cemetery at 2.00 p.m.100392

WICKREMERATNE – RUWAN (Commercial Leasing PLC). Precious husband of Lynette,​ adorable father of Ruwani,​ loving son of late Mahee & Rita,​ son-in-law of Patrick & Sumana Baldsing,​ brother of Vinod & Dilan,​ brother-in-law of Rebecca,​ Nasreen & Melissa. Service on Monday 14th August at 3.30 p.m. at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour. Thereafter burial at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte (R.C. Section).100390

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Sunday, 13 August, 2017.

AMARATUNGA – MRS. NANDA – Beloved wife of late Mr. G.D. Amaratunga – Accountant – Health Department. Loving mother of Dr. Roshan Amaratunga,​ Deepthi Amaratunga (Judge) & Himali Amaratunga,​ mother-in-law of Dr. Buddika Senevirathna (De Zoysa Maternity Hospital) and Damayanthi Manike (Attorney-at-Law),​ expired. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 13th August at 4 p.m. for cremation at Godigamuwa Maharagama. 259/​1,​ 2nd Lane,​ Chandana Gardens,​ Pamunuwa,​ Maharagama. Tel: 0774552547.100354

ARULANANTHAM – SATHIENDRAN JAMES – passed away on August 8th,​ 2017 at the age of 60. He was preceded in death by his parents,​ James and Selvalukshmi. He is survived by his wife,​ Aurile,​ three daughters,​ Nicole,​ Allyson,​ and Rachel,​ his older brother,​ Ravi,​ his sister-in-law I-Ching,​ and his niece and nephew,​ Rekha and Easan. A viewing will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday,​ August 13th at Our Lady of Wisdom in Reno,​ NV,​ followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. Flowers can be sent to Walton’s Funeral Home (875 W 2nd St. Reno,​ NV 89503).100388

RATWATTE – HAROLD SENEVIRATNE TISSA beloved husband of Innocent loving father of Dudeepa & Mithula Father-in-law of Nadine & Chethana adored grand father of Dhiren, Serena & Jarryd passed away on 2nd of August 2017. A private funeral was held.098694

SEBASTIAN – JOAN CHANDRANI – Beloved wife of M.D. John Sebastian (Ex-partner Burah Hathy & Co. and former Chairman – Ceylon Ceramics Corporation),​ loving mother of Minoli and Dinesh Muhandiramge (USA),​ mother-in-law of Suneth Perera (USA),​ daughter of late Mr. & Mrs K.T. Fernando,​ sister of John Sunil (USA),​ daughter-in-law of late Mr & Mrs M.D. Peter,​ sister-in-law of Nancy (USA),​ Princy & Ivan,​ Eileen (Italy) & late Ranjith (Bolawatte),​ Lakshman & Astrid,​ Sunil & Swarna,​ passed away peacefully in California. The funeral will take place in California,​ USA. Tel. No. 001-9512456120. Address: 33548,​ View Crest Drive,​ Wildoroma,​ CA 92595,​ USA.100389

THRIMAWITHANA – AVANTHI SUMUDU (Nee WICKRAMARATNE). (Former Staff of Overseas School,​ Pelawattte). Wife of Mark Thrimawithana,​ daughter of Frank (Retired SLN) and Kusum (former Staff Royal College),​ sister of Mihiri (Australia) and Viranga (Brandix),​ sister-in-law of Shamin,​ Upekha,​ Anita & Luke,​ Dimuthu & Arindra (Australia),​ loving aunt of Atara Nethanya,​ Ruel,​ Aneira and Shirel. Cortege leaves residence No. 26/​1,​ Church Road,​ Pelawatte,​ Battaramulla after service at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 14th August for burial at the General Cemetery (Anglican Section),​ Borella at 4.30 p.m.100387

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Saturday, August 12, 2017.

DE SILVA – CLIVE,​ (Retired Civil Engineer). At Eternal Rest (formerly of Open University Sri Lanka and Walkers Civil Engineering),​ beloved husband of Sheila,​ everloving father of Shehani (Canada),​ loving brother of Amal (Canada),​ Lester and Malinee,​ brother-in-law of Thomas and Chitra,​ Pushpa,​ Prof. Gamini Fonseka and Marie,​ Christy and Kanthi,​ Tissa and Lalini,​ Rienzie and Sandhya,​ Seetha and Irene. Cortege leaves residence No. 800/​5,​ Colombo Road,​ Kurana,​ Negombo on Saturday 12th August 2017 at 3.30 p.m. for Burial at Methodist Church,​ Katunayaka.098777

JAYASINGHE – Dr UPALI (International Potato Center and Asian Root Crops Research Center),​ beloved father of Chintaka (Canada),​ Sumedha (Bangladesh) and Ranjith (Australia),​ brother of late Ananda (SLAF /​ Air Lanka),​ Jayantha and Mala,​ precious grandfather of Skye,​ Joshua and Caleb,​ expired. Cortege leavesJayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella on Saturday 12th August at 5 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella,​ new Crematorium at 5.30 p.m.099583

SATHIENDRAN JAMES ARULANANTHAM passed away on August 8th,​ 2017 at the age of 60. He was preceded in death by his parents,​ James and Selvalukshmi. He is survived by his wife,​ Aurile,​ three daughters,​ Nicole,​ Allyson and Rachel,​ his older brother,​ Ravi,​ his sister-in-law I-Ching,​ and his niece and nephew,​ Rekha and Easan. A viewing will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday,​ August 13th at Our Lady of Widsom in Reno,​ NV,​ followed by a Funeral Service at 2 p.m. Flowers can be sent to Walton’s Funeral Home (875 W 2nd St.,​ Reno,​ NV 89503).100282

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Friday, August 11, 2017.

DE SILVA – CLIVE,​ (Retired Civil Engineer). At Eternal Rest (formerly of Open University Sri Lanka and Walkers Civil Engineering),​ beloved husband of Sheila,​ everloving father of Shehani (Canada),​ loving mother of Amal (Canada),​ Lester and Malinee,​ brother-in-law of Thomas and Chitra,​ Pushpa,​ Prof. Gamini Fonseka and Marie,​ Christy and Kanthi,​ Tissa and Lalini,​ Rienzie and Sandhya,​ Seetha and Irene. Cortege leaves residence No. 800/​5,​ Colombo Road,​ Kurana,​ Negombo on Saturday 12th August 2017 at 3.30 p.m. for Burial at Methodist Church,​ Katunayaka.098777

DHARMASENA – MRS NIRMALA (J.P.) – Beloved wife of M.D.P. Dharmasena (late),​ (Sri Lanka Jewelery Palace – Panadura),​ loving mother of Charles,​ Tilak,​ Vijith,​ Udaya,​ Sudath and Dilip (late),​ mother-in-law of Susima,​ Priyanki,​ Dili,​ Rukshani and Thanuja. Remains lie at 409/​3,​ Main Street,​ Panadura. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 12th August at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Minuwangoda Cemetery at 6.00 p.m.098297

LALVANI – MOHAN – Beloved husband of Mohini,​ loving father of Sharon,​ father-in-law of Suresh Solomon,​ brother of the late Devi,​ Vishin,​ Thaku,​ Ram,​ Sundri,​ Sheila,​ Kala and of Ganga,​ Chandri & Mohini. Passed away peacefully on 8th August 2017 and the Funeral was held at the General Cemetery,​ Borella on the 9th August at 5.30 p.m.098773

PERERA – E.M. SUJATHA (nee EDIRISINGHE) – (Attorney-at-Law),​ Deputy General Manager,​ Ceylon Shipping Corporation Ltd. Wife of Ranasinghe P. Perera,​ mother of Roshanee and Gayashan,​ expired. Cortege leaves on 12th August 2017 at 2.30 p.m. from 706A,​ Elhena Road,​ Madinnagoda,​ Rajagiriya. Cremation at 4.30 p.m. at Borella Cemetery.098882

SUGATHADASA WIJESINGHE (Retired EOA of Kachcheri,​ Galle). Beloved son of late Henric Condred Wijesinghe and Johana Francina Wijesinghe of Kapale,​ Baddegama and beloved husband of Kalyani Jayasundera,​ precious father of Indrani,​ Swarnaseeli,​ Ranjith (Owner of Wijesinghe Motors,​ Galle) and Priyanthi,​ father-in-law of N.D. Peiris,​ Chandrasena,​ Nagahawatta & Lalani Wijesinghe,​ Nilantha Wickramaarachchi,​ passed away. Cremation on Saturday 12th Aug. at 5.00 p.m. at Dadella Cemetery. 31,​ Kithulampitiya Road,​ Kalegana,​ Galle.098703

WANDURAGALA – GERARD – Beloved husband of late Maureen,​ loving father of Gihan and Roshan,​ father-in-law of Sharmila and Sulani,​ son of the late Mr and Mrs John Wanduragala of Kurunegala,​ brother of Assuntha,​ late Pascal,​ late Tony and Patricia. Remains lie at 769/​3,​ Biyagama Road,​ Pilapitiya,​ Kelaniya. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Friday 11th August for Burial at the General Cemetery,​ Pilapitiya.099023

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Thursday, August 10, 2017.

DHARMASENA – MRS NIRMALA (J.P.) – Beloved wife of M.D.P. Dharmasena (late),​ (Sri Lanka Jewelery Palace – Panadura),​ loving mother of Charles,​ Tilak,​ Vijith,​ Udaya,​ Sudath and Dilip (late),​ mother-in-law of Susima,​ Priyanki,​ Dili,​ Rukshani and Thanuja. Remains lie at 409/​3,​ Main Street,​ Panadura. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 12th August at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Minuwangoda Cemetery at 6.00 p.m.098297

KARUNA GUNASEKARA (Retired Teacher). Dearly beloved wife of late Mr K. Gunaratne,​ loving mother of Krishanthi & Upali,​ Nalin & Rosharmie,​ Kapila & Rohini,​ Neel & Kumari. Cortege leaves residence No. 48,​ Halgahapokuna Road,​ Mampe,​ Piliyandala (the Road between DFCC Bank & Seylan Bank) on 10th August,​ 2017,​ 5 p.m. Cremation at Wawela Cemetery,​ Piliyandala at 6 p.m.098068

MORRELL – ROSEMARY. Beloved wife of Steve,​ loving mother of Simone and Candice,​ mother-in-law of Andrew Christoffelsz,​ sister of Christoble De Costa and late Clare,​ Kenneth,​ Doreen,​ Lena,​ Clement and Elmo. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour on Thursday 10th August 2017 at 3.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section).098212.

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

ABEYNAYAKE,​ BULEGODA ARACHCHIGE SEELAWATHIE (Retired Teacher,​ St. Thomas’ College,​ Matara),​ wife of the late Mr Alexandar Abeynayake,​ loving mother of Turlin,​ Janakie,​ Osaka and Chinthaka,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence No. 1025H,​ Polwatte,​ Gonawatte Road,​ Malambe for Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Thalahena General Cemetery (Malambe) on 09 August (Wednesday).097585

GOODCHILD (Australia). The Funeral to celebrate the life of DULCIE BEATRICE GOODCHILD will be held at the Blair Chapel,​ Springvale Botanical Cemetery,​ Princes Hwy.,​ Springvale on Thursday (August 10,​ 2017) commencing at 12.45 p.m. Private cremation will follow.097824

JOYCE JACINTHA,​ Beloved wife of late Felix (Former Director of BOI),​ loving mother of Ravi (Nations Trust Bank),​ mother-in-law of Nirupa (Brandix College),​ affectionate grandmother of Raniru (St. Joseph’s College – Colombo). Cortege leaves 96,​ High Level Road,​ Kottawa at 3.30 p.m. for Burial at Christ King Church Burial Ground,​ Pannipitiya on 09th August 2017.097757

LALVANI – MOHAN – Beloved husband of Mohini,​ loving father of Sharon,​ father-in-law of Suresh Solomon,​ brother of the late Devi,​ Vishin,​ Thaku,​ Ram,​ Sundri,​ Sheila,​ Kala and Ganga,​ Chandri & Mohini,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 11.45 a.m. on Wednesday the 9th of August. Cremation at 12.30 p.m.,​ General Cemetery Borella.097897

MANON MARIAN MICHAEL – Beloved wife of the late Solomon,​ loving mother of Wesley (Westpac Banking Corp),​ Kennedy (Transact Lanka),​ Patricia,​ Manjula and Rowena,​ mother-in-law of Christine (Monash Health),​ Suzette (Cinnamon Hotel Management),​ Brandon Morris (AMW Group) and Wahid Kharposh (Asmaa Manpower),​ loving grandmother of Kirk (Next Campus),​ Wayne (Bagelicous),​ Yannick (Derana FM),​ Keiran (RMIT University),​ Shenade (Royal Institute),​ Wesley (Deakin University),​ Luke (RMIT Univeristy),​ Aidan (Swinbume University),​ Yulenka (St Bridet’s) and Asmaa (Stafford Internatioal),​ loving sister of Ranji Mahindapala (Australia),​ Lourdes Jayasinghe and Leena Martin. Remains will lie at the residence 124/​8,​ 7th Lane,​ Alwis Town,​ Hendala,​ Wattala from Sunday 6th August 8.30 a.m. to Monday 7th August 9.30 a.m. and at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour from Monday 7th August 10.30 a.m. onwards. Interment Wednesday 9th August 2017 at 5.00 p.m. General Cemetery Kanatte,​ Borella. Australian Papers please copy.097574

MENDIS – HAASINI (nee FERNANDO) – (Former Vice Principal,​ Newstead College,​ Negombo). Wife of late Lakmin Mendis,​ beloved mother of Rasanthi – (National Christian Council) and Himakshi (Staff – Wesley College,​ Colombo),​ loving grandmother of Shanaya,​ Shavindri and Shayan,​ mother-in-law of Shashika (Eutech Cybermetic Group) and Sunimal (Hatton National Bank),​ rests in Peace,​ her mortal remains lie at 95C,​ Ihala Yagoda,​ Ganemulla. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. on Thursday the 10th August for Service at 4.00 p.m. Methodist Church,​ Katunayake. Burial at the Methodist Cemetery,​ Katunayake. 95C,​ Ihala Yagoda,​ Ganemulla.097859

PERERA K.V.R. (SHEFF) – Ex SLAF. Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Charmaine (Ex Air-Ceylon),​ precious father of Laksiri,​ father-in-law of Harshani,​ grandfather of Joshua and Rachel Lilly. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour,​ Wattala from 8th August 2017. A Service will be held at the Parlour on Wednesday 9th August at 2.30 p.m. Cremation at 4 p.m. at Enderamulla Kanaththa.097751

PERERA – NANDANEE – Beloved wife of the late Flavian G.B.,​ daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs Leo Constantine of Kalutara,​ loving mother of Nimal (Australia,​ formerly of Aitken Spence Shipping),​ Malkanthi and Nishantha (Printare),​ mother-in-law of Nirmala,​ Angelo (Public Bank) and Renuka,​ sister of Sirimal,​ sister-in-law of Maya,​ grandmother of Niroshan,​ Nilshan,​ Nilukshi,​ Netanya and Nevanya. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parour,​ Borella from 10 a.m. onwards on Wednesday 9th August. Cortege will leave Parlour at 2.30 p.m. for Church Service and Burial at St. Francis De Sales Church,​ Dalugama,​ Kelaniya at 3.45 p.m.097753

PETERSON – PAUL (JACKIE),​ Ex-Locomotive Driver (CGR),​ husband of the late Norah (nee Maye),​ father of Jacqueline,​ father-in-law of Ian Pereira,​ loving grandfather of Jason and Jake,​ son of the late Mr & Mrs P.A.E. Peterson,​ brother of the late Anton & Titty and of Sherney,​ expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 8th August from 12 noon onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday 9th August at 5 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 5.30 p.m. Phone : 077-6114045.097588

RASARATNAM – RUDRA (Retired Consultnat Cardiothoracic Surgeon) – Son of late Mr & Mrs V. Rasaratnam,​ beloved brother of Drupathy,​ late Sundari,​ Solochana and late Anandan,​ passed away peacefully on 7th August at his residence. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour,​ Borella on Wednesday,​ 9th August from 9.00 a.m. to be followed by a cremation at the General Cemetery,​ Kanatte at 4.30 p.m.097659

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

ABEYNAYAKE,​ BULEGODA ARACHCHIGE SEELAWATHIE (Retired Teacher,​ St. Thomas’ College,​ Matara),​ wife of the late Mr Alexandar Abeynayake,​ loving mother of Turlin,​ Janakie,​ Osaka and Chinthaka,​ passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence No. 1025H,​ Polwatte,​ Gonawatte Road,​ Malambe for Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Thalahena General Cemetery (Malambe) on 09 August (Wednesday).097585

GUNASEKERA – LALITH (Retired DIG). Beloved husband of Dayanthi,​ loving father of Danusha and Harshini,​ brother of late Mahinda & of Jayampath,​ father-in-law of Saman Wickramasekera and Lasantha Ekanayake,​ brother-in-law of Gamini Karunatilake (Rtd. DIG),​ and Shanthi Wijesinghe,​ adorable grandfather of Behan,​ Yohani and Lyara,​ passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 614,​ Sri Jayawardenepura Mawatha,​ Ethul Kotte,​ on Tuesday the 8th of August at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte,​ Borella.097581

PETERSON – PAUL (JACKIE),​ Ex-Locomotive Driver (CGR),​ husband of the late Norah (nee Maye),​ father of Jacqueline,​ father-in-law of Ian Pereira,​ loving grandfather of Jason and Jake,​ son of the late Mr & Mrs P.A.E. Peterson,​ brother of the late Anton & Titty and of Sherney,​ expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 8th August from 12 noon onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Wednesday 9th August at 5 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 5.30 p.m. Phone : 077-6114045.097588.

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Monday, August 7, 2017.

CHELLAPPAH – ANNALAKSHMI (AASAI) wife of late Rajasuriar Chellappah (Bank of Ceylon and World Bank). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Chelvy and Ranga,​ Nimal and Lakshmi,​ Shanti and Shivantha,​ Naren and Nandi,​ doting grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 16 passed away peacefully in Sydney,​ Australia on 04.08.2017097578

COLONEL ROHAN WASANTHA WARNAKULA. Loving husband of Priyanga,​ loving father of Nerusha,​ Dinasha & Aleesha,​ loving brother of Marian,​ Jasintha (Australia),​ Bernandeth (Denmark),​ Sarath (Denmark),​ Lalith (Fortras Hotel – SL),​ Shirani & Ruvini,​ son-in-law of Rufus & Anne,​ passed away peacefully on 3rd August. Funeral will take place on 7th of August at No. 81,​ Vihara Kanda Road,​ Payagala.097575

GUNASEKERA – LALITH (Retired DIG). Beloved husband of Dayanthi,​ loving father of Danusha and Harshini,​ brother of late Mahinda & of Jayampath,​ father-in-law of Saman Wickramasekera and Lasantha Ekanayake,​ brother-in-law of Gamini Karunatilake (Rtd. DIG),​ and Shanthi Wijesinghe,​ adorable grandfather of Behan,​ Yohani and Lyara,​ passed away. Cortege leaves residence No. 614,​ Sri Jayawardenepura Mawatha,​ Ethul Kotte,​ on Tuesday the 8th of August at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte,​ Borella.097580

HEMACHANDRA – GEORGE GINENDRA JP. Chairman,​ Hemachandra Jewellers (Kandy) Ltd.,​ Loving husband of Samudra,​ loving father of Hemali,​ Sidath,​ Sampath & Nuwan,​ beloved son of late Ananda Cyril Hemachandra & late Kamala Hemachandra,​ brother of late Upali,​ late Ranjith,​ late Athula,​ late Keerthi,​ Damayanthi,​ Thusitha and Yamuna,​ brother-in-law of Dr. Jayalath De Silva,​ Shantha Suraweera,​ Kumari and Kuei,​ loving uncle of Dr. Shyamali,​ Dr. Waruni,​ Lasitha,​ Avanthi,​ Chullaka,​ Nuwanthi,​ Seyana,​ Moraj,​ Dr. Upul and Darshika,​ passed away. Remains lie at No. 16,​ Louis Peiris Mawatha,​ Kandy. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on Monday the 7th August to be cremated at Mahaiyawa Cemetery,​ Kandy.097579

WIJERATNE – DHAMMIKA – Beloved son of late Moris Peter Wijeratne and Swinitha Srimathi Wijeratne,​ beloved husband of Azra Ruchi Weraniyagoda Wijeratne and loving father of Vishmi Wijeratne and Madura Wijeratne has passed away on 4th of August. Funeral Details: Date : 7th of August 2017. Venue: No. 16,​ Walana,​ Panadura (Old Galle Rd,​ in front of Podu Sewa Mawatha). Cremation and Burial : 4 p.m. at the family burial grounds,​ Panadura (close to the venue). Contact: 0717793944 (Madura Wijeratne).097487

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Sunday, August 6, 2017.

FERNANDO – T.S. DIXON – (Retired – Department of Buildings /​​ Partner – Disons Constructions). Beloved husband of Rani (nee Warnakulasuriya),​​ father of Diran Damith (Architect) and Dayal (Partner – Disons Constructions),​​ father-in-law of Iranganie and Savithri,​​ grandfather of Uvini Vindula Lavindu and Gihansa,​​ expired. 17/​​11,​​ Janajaya Mawatha,​​ off Weerasekara Mawatha,​​ Boralesgamuwa. Cremation at 5 p.m. Kohuwela Cemetery on Sunday 6th August.097045

MANON MARIAN MICHAEL – Beloved wife of the late Solomon,​ loving mother of Wesley (Westpac Banking Corp),​ Kennedy (Transact Lanka),​ Patricia,​ Manjula and Rowena,​ Mother in law of Christine (Monash Health),​ Suzette (Cinnamon Hotel Management),​ Brandon Morris (AMW Group) and Wahid Kharposh (Asmaa Manpower) loving grandmother of Kirk (Next Campus),​ Wayne (Bagelicous),​ Yannick (Derana FM),​ Kieran (RMIT University),​ Shenade (Royal Institute),​ Wesley (Deakin University),​ Luke (RMIT University),​ Aidan (Swinburne University),​ Yulenka (St. Bridget’s) and Asmaa (Stafford International),​ loving Sister of Ranji Mahindapala (Australia),​ Lourdes Jayasinghe and Leena Martin. Remains lie at the residence,​ 124/​8,​ 7th Lane,​ Alwis Town,​ Hendala,​ Wattala from Sunday 6th August at 8.30 a.m. to Monday 7th August at 9.30 a.m. and at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour from Monday 7th August 10.30 a.m. onwards. Interment on Wednesday 9th August 2017 at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Kanatte,​ Borella. Australian papers please copy.097573

RASIAH – DR. INDIRA ARUNTHATHIE – of Lower Hutt,​ New Zealand,​ PhD,​ Senior Research Scientist at Callaghan Innovtion,​ New Zealand,​ promoted to glory on Wednesday,​ July 19,​ 2017,​ aged 58 years. Beloved daughter of Grace and the late Dr. Balu Rasiah,​ dearly loved mother of Michael,​ Melanie and Miriam Mylvaganam,​ loved sister of Ajit & Dilky,​ Ishani & Peter,​ devoted aunt to Yovan,​ Nishan ,​ Arunan,​ Anusha and Chrishan. Messages to the Rasiah family may be placed in Indira’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz or sent C/​o 4 Moorefield Road,​ Jonnsonville,​ Wellington. In lie of flowers,​ a donation to the Neonatal Trust or Bible Society of New Zealand would be appreciated. A service for Indira was held at Knox Presbyterian Church,​ 574,​ High Street,​ Lower Hutt on Thursday,​ July 27 at 11 a.m. Ph. Grace and children. +64 4 462 – 2111 Ajit +64 4 475-7152 Ishani +64 4 3838555.096607

THAMBUGALA – Mrs. HEMANTHA – Beloved wife of late Dr. R.L. Thambugala (Ranji),​ loving mother of Aruni and Guyan,​ daughter of late Mr and Mrs. P.E. Gooneratne of Panadura,​ daughter-in-law of late Dr and Mrs. P. R. Thambugala of Kandy,​ beloved sister of Florrie,​ late Manel,​ Maya and Srima,​ sister-in-law of late Sathis,​ Irangani,​ Nalini,​ Sita and Padmini,​ expired in Sydney,​ Australia on 20th July 2017. A private funeral was held in accordance with her wishes.094426

WIJEDEERA – THILAKAPALA – (Brisbane- Australia). Beloved husband of Indrani Wasantha,​ loving father of Rasika and Vineetha,​ expired at Nawaloka Hospital,​ Sri Lanka on the 5th of August 2017. Funeral arranagements will be notified later. Tel: 2813679.097492

WIJERATNE – DHAMMIKA – Beloved son of late Moris Peter Wijeratne and Swinitha Srimathi Wijeratne,​ beloved husband of Azra Ruchi Weraniyagoda Wijeratne and loving father of Vishmi Wijeratne and Madura Wijeratne has passed away on the 4th of August. Funeral Details: Date : 7th of August 2017. Venue: No. 16,​ Walana,​ Panadura (Old Galle Rd,​ in front of Podu Sewa Mawatha). Cremation and Burial : 4 p.m. at the family burial grounds,​ Panadura (close to the venue). Contact: 0717793944 (Madura Wijeratne).097486

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Saturday, August 5, 2017.

Dr. R.S.Gunarathne (Ranjith Samaragunarathne) former practitioner at Medic Centre, De Soyza Street, Colombo-02; beloved husband of Dr.Vajira Jayawickrama, loving father of Sashika (GT Nexus) and Dineth (Australia), father-in-law of Shanelli (Australia) has expired. Cortage leaves 34/4, Siebel Avenue, Colombo-05on Sunday 6th August at 4.00pm. Cremation at Borella Cemetery at 5.00pm.096877

FERNANDO – PHYLLIS – Wife of late Dr. Rex Fernando,​ mother of Rohan (UK),​ mother-in-law of Dilrukshi (UK),​ grandmother of Reshan (Poland),​ Dilshan (UK),​ Dileeka (UK),​ sister of late Dr. Cyril,​ Hector,​ Florida (Girlie) and Victor,​ and of Oliver. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte RC Section on Sunday 6th at 12 noon. 6/​7,​ Ananda Mawatha,​ Baddagana,​ Pita Kotte.095549

FERNANDO – T.S. DIXON – (Retired – Department of Buildings /​ Partner – Disons Constructions). Beloved husband of Rani (nee Warnakulasuriya),​ father of Diran Damith (Architect) and Dayal (Partner – Disons Constructions),​ father-in-law of Iranganie and Savithri,​ grandfather of Uvini Vindula Lavindu and Gihansa,​ expired. 17/​11,​ Janajaya Mawatha,​ off Weerasekara Mawatha,​ Boralesgamuwa. Cremation at 5 p.m. Kohuwela Cemetery on Sunday 6th August.097041

MUTUCUMARANA – THISI – (Former Deputy Commissioner,​ Examinations Department,​ former Deputy Principal of Mahanama College,​ Colombo). Beloved husband of Kanthi,​ much loved father of Ruvini and Kaveesh,​ precious father-in-law of Nipuna and Venuri,​ passed away. Cortege leaves residence 16,​ Sri Sumangala Mawatha,​ Ratmalana at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday the 5th of August for cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery.097139

WIJESUNDERA – TOM – Dearly beloved husband of Liz,​ father of Dileepa,​ Pandula,​ Harshini and Keshini,​ father-in-law of Dhashi,​ Devika,​ Ravi and Sujiva,​ grandfather of Chaminda,​ Ruwan,​ Shiana,​ Shehan,​ Natalie,​ Tushara,​ Anushka,​ Hisham,​ Navika,​ Shanella,​ Sania,​ Andrea,​ Christobela,​ Zuben and Reed,​ great grandfather of Kian and Damian. Cortege leaves residence No. 138,​ Old Road,​ Nawala at 9.00 a.m. on Sunday 6th August for cremation at 10.00 a.m. at the General Cemetery,​ Borella.097169

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Friday, August 4, 2017.

FERNANDO – PHYLLIS – Wife of late Dr. Rex Fernando,​ mother of Rohan (UK),​ mother-in-law of Dilrukshi (UK),​ grandmother of Reshan (Poland),​ Dilshan (UK),​ Dileeka (UK),​ sister of late Dr. Cyril,​ Hector,​ Florida (Girlie) and Victor,​ and of Oliver. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte RC Section on Sunday 6th at 12 noon. 6/​7,​ Ananda Mawatha,​ Baddagana,​ Pita Kotte.095549

RANAWANA – SEETHA BOGAHAWATTE Beloved wife of late Mr. H B Ranawana, loving mother of Ranjith Manel (Former teacher Trinity College Kandy) Niyshshanka (Sri Lanka Army) Priyanka (Canada) late Capt. Rohan (Commando Regiment Sri Lanka Army) Indika (USA) loving Mother-in-law of late Samanthi Ekanayake, Anura Senavirathna, Indika Withanachchi, Sujith Dematagoda and Namal Kobbekaduwa. Expired cremation at 5.00 pm on Saturday the 5th August at crematorium Yatiwawala.095929

TARA BOLLING – Dearly beloved wife of late Ralph Bolling,​ much loved mother of Jeremy,​ David and Julian,​ mother-in-law of Praharshani and Nicola,​ grandmother of Deon,​ Georgi,​ Jordan and Jade,​ sister of Rhuni,​ Oosha and Dijen,​ sister-in-law of Chantal and of late Maithree and Neil. Cortege leaves residence 72,​ 5th Lane,​ Colombo – 3 at 4 p.m. on Friday 4th Aug. Burial at 4.30 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Borella.095263

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Thursday, August 3, 2017.

 DHANRAJANI – JIWAT HEMRAJ – Beloved husband of Veenu,​ father of Manju,​ Sunita and Usha,​ father-in-law of Jagdish Lalchandani,​ R. Giridhar and Ravi Jotwani,​ grandfather of Bhavna,​ Dinesh,​ Aparna,​ Manish,​ Anjali and Akshay,​ great grandfather of Ruan,​ Founder Chairman of Geekay (Pvt.) Ltd.,​ and Lanka Laboratories (Pvt.) Ltd,​ passed away on Tuesday 1st August 2017. Final rites were performed on the same day.095261

GUNATILAKE – H.M. NIMAL GAMINI – (Retired Senior Superintendent of Police). Beloved husband of Hemapali Galgamuwa (Retired Teacher),​ father of Kashmi and Lalangi,​ father-in-law of Chethiya and Dinesh,​ son of late Mr. H.M.P. Gunatilake (Principal),​ and Mrs. Bandaramenike,​ brother of Asela,​ Sunethra and Anura,​ brother-in-law of Chandra,​ Padmasiri and Kashari,​ expired after a brief illness. Cremation on Friday 04th of August at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Kurunegala. No. 52,​ 2nd Lane,​ Welangola Road,​ Kurunegala.095222

TARA BOLLING – Dearly beloved wife of late Ralph Bolling,​ much loved mother of Jeremy,​ David and Julian,​ mother-in-law of Praharshani and Nicola,​ grandmother of Deon,​ Georgi,​ Jordan and Jade,​ sister of Rhuni,​ Oosha and Dijen,​ sister-in-law of Chantal and of late Maithree and Neil. Cortege leaves residence 72,​ 5th Lane,​ Colombo – 3 at 4 p.m. on Friday 4th Aug. Burial at 4.30 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Borella.095262.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

ANANDAPPA – MERL JOSEPH – Safe in the arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Yoland (Nee Laity Ramenaden),​ brother-in-law of late Felicia Laity Ramanaden,​ precious dada of Rabindra (Lakshika),​ Mafelda (Padmasiri,​ USA),​ Fr. Mahendra (UK) and Rajendra,​ darling grandfather of Dilendra Anandappa,​ Manesha and Lalanica Chandrasekara and Romanthie Anandappa Fernando,​ great grandfather of Jaden Anandappa. Cortege leaves residence (43,​ Minuwangoda Road,​ Negombo) at 0100 p.m. for Interment at General Cemetery Borella,​ Wednesday August 02nd 2017.094656

HEENATIGALA – EDMUND – (Retd. Regional Manager,​ People’s Bank),​ husband of Kusum Heenatigala,​ (Retd. Regional Manager,​ People’s Bank),​ father of Pamadi Heenatigala and Sidath Heenatigala,​ father-in-law of Sanjeewa Munasinghe,​ passed away. Remains at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella. Funeral on Wednesday,​ 02 August 2017 at General Cemetery Crematorium,​ Borella.094699

KANDIAH SRI SKANTHA DAS (THAVAM) of Vaddu East,​ Vaddukoddai attained Sivapatham on 30th July 2017. Beloved husband of Shiamala (Shia),​ son of late S. Kandiah and late Annaletchumi Amma,​ son-in-law of late K. Nadarajah and late Kamaladevi,​ brother of late Sathyaseelan,​ late Chandra Das,​ Chandralekha and Chitralekha,​ brother-in-law of N. Ratnasiva,​ Sharmila and N. Ravindran. Viewing at the residence,​ 11/​2,​ Schofield Place,​ Colombo 3 on Tuesday,​ the 1st of August 2017 from 5.30 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 12.30 p.m. on Wednesday,​ the 2nd of August 2017 for cremation at 2.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Crematorium,​ Borella. 11/​2,​ Schofield Place,​ Colombo 3.094276

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

KANDIAH SRI SKANTHA DAS (THAVAM) of Vaddu East,​ Vaddukoddai attained Sivapatham on 30th July 2017. Beloved husband of Shiamala (Shia),​ son of late S. Kandiah and late Annaletchumi Amma,​ son-in-law of late K. Nadarajah and late Kamaladevi,​ brother of late Sathyaseelan,​ late Chandra Das,​ Chandralekha and Chitralekha,​ brother-in-law of N. Ratnasiva,​ Sharmila and N. Ravindran. Viewing at the residence,​ 11/​2,​ Schofield Place,​ Colombo 3 on Tuesday,​ the 1st of August 2017 from 5.30 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 12.30 p.m. on Wednesday,​ the 2nd of August 2017 for cremation at 2.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Crematorium,​ Borella. 11/​2,​ Schofield Place,​ Colombo 3.094276.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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).

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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SRI LANKA OBITUARIES DECEMBER 26-31, 2016

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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