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ABEYGUNAWARDENE ­ G.A.V.   (Retired I.P.W., Railway). Beloved husband of late Maggie and Josephine, loving father of Ranjani, Chithrani, Rohan and Indrika, father­in­law of Dayaratne, Karunaratne, Deepika and Tissa, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Sunday 14th for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella Kanatte at 4 p.m. No.126, Waragoda Road, Kelaniya. 13 

ASEERVATHAM ­ SAMUEL BENJAMIN   (Retired MLT). Beloved husband of Consy (nee Wickramasinghe), loving father of Priyana (Asset Advertisers), Angeline (USA), Romesh (Holiday Inn), uncle of Manjula, Nilmini, Conrad, Krishanthie & Annesley, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 15th September at 4.30 p.m. for burial at Christ the King Church Cemetery, Pannipitiya. 459, ‘Consyl’, Old Road, Kottawa, Pannipitiya. 

FERNANDO ­ M.A.R.D. (DHARMASRI).   Retired Director Commercial Forms. Beloved husband of Vinitha Warnakulasooriya (Retired Principal), loving father of Kanishka (Browns), Nimesha (HNB), father­in­law of Priyantha (Green Lanka Shipping), Nilmini (Lizmont), son of late Mr & Mrs. M.A.S. Fernando, brother of Vijitha, late M.A.R.P., Vinitha, MARC, Dr. Marv, brother­in­law of Somapala, Vimala, Madu, Kamala, Mala, Nirmala & Bandula, expired. Cortege leaves residence on 14th September for Cremation at Rawathawatta Cemetery at 3.30 p.m.   No. 8, 2nd Lane, Kuduwamulla Road, Katubedda. 

FERNANDO ­ MARIE   (Formerly of SEDEC and NCC) At Rest with Jesus. Beloved daughter of late Christy and Noel, loving sister of Lal (USA) and Rosie (PDL), sister­in­law of Iromie (USA) and Sirimal Peiris (Health Education Officer), loving Loku of late Samadhi, Chris and Rossita (USA) and Wismitha, expired. Cortege leaves residence “College View”, 33, Uyana Road, Moratuwa on Monday 15th September at 4.00 p.m. for Service and Burial at Ss. Peter and Paul’s Church, Lunawa, Moratuwa. 

FERNANDO ­   Safe In the arms of Jesus CHRYSHANTHA SHIROMAL JAYALATH. Beloved son of late Clement (C.I.) and late Sheila, loving brother of Savithri, was laid to rest on the 29th July 2003 at a private funeral. Relations and friends please accept this intimation. 

FONSEKA ­   The death is announced of BERNARD, dearly beloved husband of Tahireh and of the late Lalini, loving father of Onika and adpred papa of Shanaya and Ryan, brother of Ranjani, Nihal, Kumar, Anita and Celine, brother­in­law of Jagath, Malar, Jeanne, Susantha, Lucky, Niri, Saadia, Savi and Tanya. The cortege will leave residence 51/2, Bogahahena Road, Battaramulla on Sunday, 14th September, at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Kanatta Roman Catholic Section at 04.30 p.m. No flowers by request. Donations to the Cancer Hospital. 

HANTHI ­ GODWIN COSALA   Beloved husband of Swarnathilaka Hanthi, father of Jagath (New Zealand), Kamani, Rukmali and Chaminda, father­in­law of Virajini Hanthi (New Zealand), Kithsiri Thalpawila and Upul Peiris, grandfather of Lakna, Shamindri, Yasas Vageesha, Kavishka, Sajana, Ashen and Kaveen (New Zealand), expired. Cortege leaves No. 9, Kandawatte Road, Nugegoda, at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 15th of September. Cremation at General Cemetery, Nawala. 

KANGEYAN ­ S.   Retired Staff of Ceylon Electricity Board ­ Beloved son of late Mr and Mrs Sathasivam of Vannarponnai Jaffna, loving brother of Nagapooshani, Puvaneswari and Punithavathy, brother­in­law of Mr K. Kunaratnam, Mr V. Sellathurai (U.K.) and late Mr S. Somaskandan, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday the 14th at 9 am for Cremation at Kerawalapitiya Crematorium. Keells Houses, 64/14, Canal Road, Wattala. 

LYE ­ BABA KAMIL JEEM.   Beloved brother of late Wellington and Washington, Zarkoon, Neville and Zeeniya, passed away on the 6th of August 2003. Janaza took place at the Mattegoda Muslim Burial Ground on the 7th of August 2003. 

RASANESAM (RASI) VISVANADAN ­   Beloved wife of late Retired Postmaster Visvanadan, daughter of Late Dr. T. Nallathamby and Sellathangam, sister of late Rani Chellathamby, late Dr. N. Visvanathan (Batticaloa), mother of late Alagarajah, Pushpam (Australia), Gunapalan, Rudra (Rudu), Wijenathan, Nahula, Nirmala, Vimala, Rabin (Canada), Lalitha, Usha, Sivanathan (Babu), Canada, mother­in­law of late Nadarajah, late Kanagambal, Seetha, Jayaratnam, Selvanathan, late Pullenayagam, Rohini (Canada), Devadas, Kamalendiran (Kuwait), Ameetha (Canada), died on 10.09.2003. Her body will be kept at Jayaratna Parlour, Borella and the Cremation will be taken place on 14.09.2003 (Today) at Kanatte Cemetery. TP. 2504736, 2505092.    Victoria Court, 54, 3/2, Rudra Mawatha, Colombo­6. 

TENNEKOON ­ ALBERT BERTY   Retired Estate Superintendent. Beloved husband of Marie, adored father of Wasanthe (Asian International School) and Daphnne (Care International), father­in­law of Wilhelm Brown (Pership Holidays) and Chanuka Ratwatte (Brave Guard Securities), beloved grandfather of Sanchia, Wayne, Oshadha, brother of Maud Ratnadivakara and Daya Tennekoon, brother­in­law of Grace Tennekoon, expired. Funeral on Sunday 14 September 4 p.m. Mahaiyawa Crematorium, Kandy. Cortege leaves residence 3 p.m. 241, Dutugemunu Mawatha, Watapuluwa, Kandy.

VAS ­ RITA SOMALATHA   ­ Beloved wife of late Sarath Gunawardena, mother of Prasad (Computer Island), Ridgeway (Theological College, Pilimatalawa), Savindra (DMS Pvt Ltd), mother­in­law of Buddini (Dilly’s Fashions), expired. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 15th Sept. 2003 at 4.15 p.m. for Service at 5 p.m. at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa and Burial thereafter No. 8/10, 4th Lane, Lunawa, Moratuwa. 

WEERAKOON ­ MRS D.S.P.C. (Cici)   Beloved wife of late B.G. Weerakoon (Rukmale), loving mother of Shantha (Shipping Ministry), Shirani (Retired Teacher) and Ramya (Ka/ Pohoddharamulla Kanista Vidyalaya), loving mother­in­law of Sardha, Gamini Ranatunge (Open University, Nawala) and Kithsiri Jagodaarachchi (Visual Impact), loving aunt of Dayananda Wickramasinghe (Podi Mahaththaya / Ambaraluwa). Retired Teacher Cici Weerakoon, expired. Cremation on Monday 15th at 5.00 p.m. General Cemetery Kanatta. Cortege leaves residence 3.30 p.m. 318, National Housing Scheme, Kiribathgoda.

WICKRAMASINGHE ­ Mrs. L.E.   Beloved wife of late W.S.S. Wickramasinghe (Notary Public) loving mother of Sarath, Neelika, Malathi, expired. Cremation took place on Sunday 7th September at General Cemetery, Ratnapura.   45, Dharmapala Mw., Ratnapura. 94-45­2222588. 

WICKRAMASURIYA ­ Dr. SUSANGA   Beloved husband of Rukmani, loving father of Sriyantha, Charith, Prasanna and Sharmini, father­in­law of Shiyanthi, Shevanthi, Trees and Andreas, much loved grandfather of Hannah and Jessica (all of Australia), brother of Chitra and Kusum, passed away peacefully on 30th August 2003 in Sydney, Australia and was privately cremated in accordance with his wishes. 

WIJEYESEKERA ­ THILDA (nee DE MEL)   ­ Beloved wife of late Clarence, loving mother of Dushantha & Sajith, mother­in­law of Koshi & Jayanga, loving sister of Shama, expired. Cortege leaves residence 57/10C, Nimala Maria Mawatha, Hendala, Wattala on Monday 15th Sept. at 2.30 p.m. Cremation at General Cemetery Borella Kanatte at 4 p.m.

MAJOR GOONESEKERA ­ D.W. de S. (TIDDY).   Brother of late Valentine (Advocate), late Mrs. P.L. Tudugalla, late Oswald and Beatrice, uncle of Everette, Austin, Lohini Tudugalla Maddumage (Attorney­at­Law) and Ananda (Director ­ Lal and Nihal Ltd., Darley Road,), expired. Cortege leaves residence   513, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 5 at 5.30 p.m. on Monday the 15th September for Cremation at Borella at 6 p.m. 

SANMUGARAJA ­ PADMAVATHY.   Beloved wife of late N. Sanmugaraja (CEB), loving mother of Priya, Chitra and Ravi, mother­in­law of Sivarajah, Yogi and Jayanthi, loving grandmother of Prithiviraj, Sujatha, Prashanth, Praveena, Yogitha, Rajitha, Prasanna and great grandmother of Aswarya and Roshan, loving sister of Visvanathan, Subramani, Nadaraja, late Krishna and of Murugesan and Ambalavanar, expired on September 11th 2003. Cortege leaves   No. 6, Frances Mahadeva Avenue, Colombo 4 at 4 p.m. on Sunday 14th September. Cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte at 5 p.m. Tel : 2587326


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