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CHELLIAH ­   The Death Occurred on 6th January 2002 of DR CECIL DHARMARAJAH CHELLIAH, Husband of Kamala (Binkie), father of Ranjan and Priya Dharmarajah, father-in-law of Tamara and Brenda, grandfather of Sohan and Asanka Dharmarajah, brother of Mangalam, late Edwin and Pearl, son of late Mr and Mrs K.R. Chelliah, son-in-law of late Mr and Mrs B.P. Peiris. Cremation took place on 7th January according to his wishes. 184/1, Havelock Road, Colombo 6. 

KANAGASABAPATHY SAMUEL S.   Son of late Mr and Mrs J.T.A. Sithaparapillai, father of Niroshini (U.K.), grandfather of Andrew (U.K.), beloved brother of Sathiabama and S.B. Kulasenan (U.K.), brother-in-law of Winifred (U.K.), died on 17th January 2002. Flat 1, 50 Byrne Road, Balham, London SW129JB. 

OBEYESEKERE ­ EUGENIE   It is with much sadness that the family announces her passing at the Sunnybrook and Women’s Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada on January 16th, 2002, in her 87th year, after a lengthy illness faced with courage, determination and dignity. Beloved wife of the late St. Elmo Obeyesekere, dearly loved mother of Susantha and his wife Maureen, Suranganie, Upali and his wife Tamara, cherished grandmother of Jude and his wife Joanne, Drake, Josephine, Adrian and his wife Michelle, Brian, Anne and Tanya, Treasured great-grandmother of Ryan, Jennifer and Jonas, dear sister of Ben and his wife Pearl, Camillus and his wife Agnes and the late Mary Herat, Cyril De S. Wijetunga, Leonara Mendis, Winifred Wiratunga and Florence Ratnachandra, survived by many nephews, nieces and their families. At her request the interment of her cremated remains will take place in the family vault in Kurunegala at a later date. 

PERERA - HECTOR S.A. J.P.U.M.   State Attorney-at-Law. Dearly beloved husband of Anne, everloving father of Sharma, Hector (Jnr.), late Shireen, and of Shamista, father-in-law of Rohan Cooray (Attorney-at-Law, Kalutara) and Tamara, precious grandfather of Shenuka, Shanil & Shehan, brother of late Dr. P.C.M., of Florida, late Victor, and of Phyllis and Oliver. Cortege leaves Residence   “Florinden”, Kuliyapitiya on Sunday the 20th of January at 3 p.m. for Service at St Joseph’s R.C. Chruch, Kuliyapitiya and thereafter for burial at 4 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Kuliyapitiya. 

SANGADASA ILEPERUMA ARACHCHIGE   Beloved husband of B. Chitra Batagoda, loving father of Yuthika (Australia), Sepali (Lake House), Anoma, Ravin (HNB Narahenpita), father-in-law of Ranjan (Australia), Sumith (Lake House), Sujith, grandfather of Wageesha, Senuri, Pasan, Ashwin, brother of the late Mrs N.A.H. Perera, uncle of Chandrarathne Perera, Lakshman Perera, Gunendra Perera, Bharatha Perera, Asoka Perera, Kamala Perera and Manel Palihawadana, passed away. Funeral will take place on Monday 21/01/02 at Niyandagala Cemetery, Homagama, 4 p.m.   6, HPT Housing Scheme, Katuwana Rd., Homagama.

AMARASINGHE - SIRINIVASA (Charlie)   Siyanco Riyadh (ex Air Force), loving son of the late William and late Agnes Amarasinghe, step son of the late Agnes Karunatillake, loving brother of Lalitha, the late Dr. Sarath, Capt. Ranjith (ex - Army), Indrani (ex - School Dental Therapist), Subadra and Sunethra (Sue - ex Air Ceylon), brother-in-law of late Sirisena Dissanayake and of Gunawathie Amarasinghe, Padmini Amarasinghe, late Dunstan Senaratne and of Ashoka Perera (Lion Air / Film Location Services), expired in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 6th Jan. Cortege leaves residence   102/1, Kithulwatte Road, Colombo 8 on Monday the 21st Jan. at 5.00 p.m. for Cremation at 6.00 p.m. Borella General Cemetery. 

DE NIESE - DESMOND BERTREM   (Formerly Shipping Corporation). Beloved son of late Hector and of Patricia, loving brother of Christine, Christopher, Ralph and Pierina, brother-inlaw of Conrad, Sujatha, Subadra and George. Remains will lie at   A.F. Raymond’s Parlour. Service on Monday 21st at 10.00 a.m. thereafter remains will be handed over to Medical Faculty. 

DE ZOYSA - AGAMPODI GEORGE CHANDRASIRI (J.P.)   Retired Aeronautical Communication Officer, Airport & Aviation Co. Ltd. Beloved husband of Allen Upamalika de Silva, precious father of Lalith Shantha (Army Hospital, Colombo), Renuka, Damayanthi, Sumith Wasantha (Kularatna Vidyalaya, Ambalangoda), Rasika Wasanthi (Development Lotteries Board, Colpetty), loving father-in-law of Milani Wijekulatilleka, Rohana de Zoysa (Puttlam Cement), Deepa Mendis, Manoj Madhawa Mendis (Businessman), expired. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. on Monday the 21st January at Ambalangoda Crematorium.   “Siri Mali”, Devagoda, Madampe, Ambalangoda. 

GUNARATNE - NIMAL   (Bank of Ceylon Corporate Branch). Beloved husband of Renuka Wathulanda (Sirimavo Bandaranaike M.V), loving father of Osadhi and Gayana Gunaratne (Visakha Vidyalaya), son of late Mr. KKO Gunaratne (Retired Principal, Bogoda Vidyalaya) and late Mrs. B. Gunaratne, brother of late Abeysiri, Ariyalatha (Canada), Wijaya Gunaratne (Elite Radio Co. and Milk Board), Nalini, Upali (Dharmadutta College, Badulla) and late Wickrema, brother-in-law of Lional (Canada), Malini, Anoma (Hector Kobbekaduwa Vidyalaya, Hali-Ela), Laxaman, Indrani Wathulanda (Metropolitan Co.), Badra Hettige (Mattegoda M.V) and late Janaka, son-in-law of Kamala Wathulanda, expired. Cortege leaves residence   No. 251/3A, Isuru Uyana, Erawwala, Pannipitiya on Monday 21st January, 2002 at 3.00 p.m. for Cremation at Godigamuwa Cemetery, Maharagama at 3.30 p.m. 

HERFT - MARIE PATRICIA   Finally at Rest in the arms of her Creator, after a brief illness bravely borne. Beloved and caring mother of Rodney and Petula and dearly loved daughter of the late Joseph and May Herft, loving sister of Mavis Von Bergheim (deceased), Gwen Crozier, Estelle Wells (deceased), Rita Herft, Brian, Joan Pereira and Pauline Foenander. Cortege leaves   A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour for Service of Thanksgiving at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 21st January at St Mary’s Church, Bambalapitiya followed by Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 

KANAGASABAPATHY - LUXSHMI AMMA   Wife of late Sithampara Pillai Kanagasabapathy, mother of Vimalarajah (Berlin - ex Dimo), Kanagarani, aunt of K.C. Vignarajah, motherin-law of Tharmananthan, Seetha, Saratha, grandmother of Vanaja, Nirmalan, Luxshi, Janaki, Viji, Dushita, Umaharan & Arunan, great grandmother of Koshala, Seyon, Nirushan & Nila, expired. Cortege leaves residence   No. 9, Duplication Road, Colombo-05 at 12 noon on Sunday 20th January. Cremation at 1 p.m. at Kanatte, Borella (Overseas Papers please copy). 

KUMARASINGHE - (Dr.) PALITHA   Beloved husband of Shanthi, father of Iranthi (Doctor - Teaching Hospital, Ragama), Samanthi (Attorney-at-Law), father-in-law of Roshan (Doctor Teaching Hospital, Ragama), Rasika (Attorney-at-Law), brother of Nanda, Lilani and late Yamuna, passed away. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on 21st January 2002 at 4.00 p.m.   No. 42, Kandawatte Road, Battaramulla. 

NADARAJAH - VERNON NADARAJAH   (Accountant, V. Nadaraja and Co., Kurunegala). Son of late Mr. Vaithilingam Pillai and Mrs. Rajaletchchimy of Rangala, beloved husband of Gietanjalie (nee Bogedera), father of late Dhaminda, Chaminda, Amanda (Student of Holy Family Convent, Kurunegala) and Dilanga (Student St Anne’s), expired. Cortege leaves residence   Barandana, Hindagolla on Sunday (20th Jan) at 3 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery at 4 p.m. 

RAMASAMY - PROFESSOR MANTHRI (nee Samaranayaka)   Dearly beloved wife of Professor Ranjan Ramasamy, mother of Dr. Maheshi Ramasamy, daugher of late A.D.H. and Susila Samaranayaka, sister of Dr. Anula Wijesundere and Hemanatha Samaranayaka, daugher-in-law of Dr. Murugesu and Therese Ramasamy, sister-in-law of Dr. Ajita Wijesundere, Dr. Dayalan Ramasamy, Devika Samaranayaka, Dr. Indra Ramasamy, Dr. Ragini Wheatcroft, Dr. Nirmalan Ramasamy and Dr. Rajkumar Ramasamy, expired. Cortege leaves   137/3A, Kirula Road, Colombo 5 on Sunday 20th January at 5.15 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte at 6.00 p.m. 

WEERAMAN - WIMALA   Beloved wife of Henry and mother of Dr. Malkanthi, Pandula, Hemantha, Dr. Daminda, Bimsara and Lalantha, aunt of Amila, mother-in-law of Dr. Palitha Perera, Hemamali, Shanthi and Neetha. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on 20th for Cremation at Kurunduwaththa Cemetery, Akmeemana.   Sriyayathana, Kitulampitiya Road, Galle. 

WEERASEKERA - D.B.   (S.D. & C.C. Ratmalana). Dearly beloved husband of Shanthi (Agency Post Office, Peliyagoda), loving father of Hiranthi (Dental Faculty, Peradeniya), Umesha (Richard Pieris Distributors, Navinna), father-in-law of Jayantha (Dental Surgen, Hemmatagama), brother of late Senanayake, Chandra (Hataraliyadda), Gamini (Retired S.S.P), Kumari Gettepola, expired. Funeral arrangements at   Manamperi Funeral Directors (opposite Borella Cemetery). Cremation on 21st January (Monday) at 4 p.m. 

YATAWARA - J.C. (Hector)   Retired SLAS. Dearly beloved husband of late Anula, loving father of Kamal (The Finance), Ayanthi Priyanthi (Staff - Sirimavo Bandaranayake B.V.), Major Devapriya (SL Army) & Chitrangani, father-in-law of Damayanthi, Jayantha Pilapitiya (Staff - Trinity College), Maj.Gen Gamini Jayasundara (SL Army), Kumudu and Col. Nimal Dembalapitya (SL Army), expired. Cortege leaves   No. 46, Medabowala Road, Kandy on Sunday 20th at 2.30 p.m. to Mahaiyawa Cemetery.

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