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REV.SISTER UBOLDA FERNANDO,   expired. Funeral followed by Holy Mass at 9.00 a.m. on Sunday 9th January. Burial at Wennappuwa Cemetery. Leaving   Holy Family Convent, Wennappuwa. 

DE SILVA - (nee Rodrigo) - BRIDGET CHRISTOBEL.   Loved wife of the late Ernest C.F. De Silva, darling mother of Anusha, mother-in-law of Basil Silva, much loved grandmother of Ashani and Dilshan, loved sister of Victor (Rtd. Regional Telecom Engineer), late Leslie, Mary Therese and Emmanuel, sister-in-law of Winnie (Dotty), late Girlie and Sonia. Cortege leaves residence   102, Allan Avenue, Dehiwala on 9th January (Sunday) at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (R.C. Section) at 4.30 p.m. 

DE SOYSA - CHANDRA   (Retired Teacher). Beloved wife of late Hector Soysa, loving mother of Chandrakanthie (Excutive Officer - Kotagala Plantation, Colombo), W.M. De Soysa (Assistant Principal, Royal College, Panadura), Senaka De Soysa (Inspector of Police - Police Training Centre, Elpitiya), Devika Damani, mother-in-law of Premarathna (Regional Manager - Sri Lanka Insurance, Ratnapura), Chandani Yasalal (Ports Authority), Percy (Air Force), Nayana (Kudagala Vidyalaya, Elpitiya), expired. Ceremony on 9th Sunday at 4.00 p.m. at Walapala Cemetery.   No. 71, Chandrika, Eluwila, Panadura. 

FAIZ - AL-HAJ RIZAN (Saheedu Ibrahim)   Proprietor - Global Jewellers, Liberty Plaza Colombo 03. Beloved husband of Rukiya, loving father of Rukshana, Nazeer, Azim, Faiz, Aslam, Sadiq and Akmel, father-in-law of Shamini, loving grandfather of Ayub and Joshua, brother of the late Fareeda, brother-in-law of the late Hilmy Rauff, son of the late O.S.M. Faiz (Matara) and Mrs Zeena Faiz, son-in-law of the late Mr & Mrs Nazir Yoosuf, expired untimely due to the Tidal waves devastation on 26.12.2004 in Hambantota. Janaza Prayers took place on 29th December 2004,   345/5, Galle Road, Colombo 03. 

FERNANDO - K. ANTHONY   (Ex - Veytex). Beloved husband of Benita, loving father of Priyanka (NSB) and  Jude (Star Garments), loving father-in-law of Newman (Smart Shirt) and Dinendrie (St Nicholas School, Munnakkara), loving grandfather of Anne (Kithunena Pre-school) and baby Supemie, loving son of late Anthony Aloysius and late Mariya Regina, loving son-in-law of late Theophilus Fernando and Hersla, loving brother of Rev. St. Mary Paschal (Good Shepherd), late Nicholas (CTC) and Eusebius (K.E. Fernando - Ex Survey Dept. S.L. - U.S.A.), loving brotherin-law of Easwarie, Dilrukshi (U.S.A.), Shirly (Ex. CTC), Stella, Hellen (NSB), Sena Gamhewa (NSB), Marious (Indiwary Aqua), Priyanka (Isabella Garments), Trevo (Hotel Dolphin) and Yvonne, expired. Cortege leaves residence   No. 22, St Nicholas Road, Munnakkara, Negombo  at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 9th January for interment at the Catholic Cemetery, Cross Church, Munnakkara. 

LOLIMBAWANSA - RAJA   (UK). Eldest son of Mr K. Lolimbawansa (lately Lecturer of Astrology Vidyodaya University) and late Mrs Lolimbawansa. Beloved husband of Pathma (UK), father of Samanthie (UK), Sampath (UK), Ajith (UK), brother of Jinadasa, Chandradasa, Wydyadasa, Iranganie, Chithrananda (France) brother-in-law of Dayawathie, Indra Kumari, Daya, Siripala and Susila (France), expired in UK. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 10th January at 5 p.m. for Cremation at Kolonnawa Cemetery. No.11A, Terence N. De Zilva Mawatha, Kolonnawa. 

MAHESWARAN - VAITILINGAM   (Retired Civil Engineer Public Works Department) of Suthumalai Jaffna, son of late Mr & Mrs Vaitilingam, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Kandiah, adored husband of Vallinayaki, much loved father of Nalayini (Canada), Vasuthevan (USA), Malini (UK) and Sivathevan (USA), father-inlaw of Akhilan (Canada), Aravindan (UK), Jeyamani (USA), and Gayathri (USA), loving brother of Balasubramaniam, Navanayaki and Soundaranayaki, brother-in-law of late Dr Tharmalingam, late Mr Yogarajah, late Mr Thambirajah, late Mrs Puveneswari and Mrs Somaavathi and grandfather of Nivedan, Nirishan, Sajen and Madhusa, passed away peacefully on 19th of December 2004 in Toronto, Canada. Cremation took place according to Hindu rites on Wednesday 22nd December 2004 in Toronto, Canada. All friends and relatives, please accept this intimation. Informants Wife, sons, daughters, sons-in-law and daughters-in-law. Contact   25, Silver Springs Blvd#1812, Scarborough - Ontario, M1V1M9, Canada. Tel. (416)773-0111 or (416) 335-4084. 

PERERA - P.B.J. (BENDICT)   Retired Officer, Sri Lanka Ports Authority. Husband of Fracisca Margeret, father of Thushari and Shanika, father-in-law of Anura Silva (Fentons Ltd) and Subodha Wijetunge (Lanka Mount Castle), grandfather of Thushen Silva (De Mazenod College), Anupa Silva and Ranindie Wijetunge, expired. Cortege leaves residence on 10th January at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kandana.   16/38, Pio Mw., Kandana. Tel. 94-11-2238793 

THIAGARAJAH - VELUPILLAI   (Advocate). Beloved husband of Pathmavathy, beloved son of late Samuel Nallaretnam Velupillai (Barrister) and late Sornammah, son-in-law of late Candasamy (Retired Teacher) and late Alagusoundaram, loving father of Niranjan, Niranjala, Dr Nirmala (Eye Hospital Colombo) and Nirojini (Attoney-at-Law - Seylan Bank, Batticaloa & Kattankudy) father-in-law of Kokularajah (Technical Officer Telcommunication, Batticoloa) and Dr Yoganandamoorthy (Consultant Cardiologist, Colombo), grandfather of Pratheepan, Jhatchaiyini, Sarangini and Sasani, passed away on 27.12.2004. The funeral took place on 28.12.2004 at Batticaloa.   107, Lady Manning Drive Batticaloa. Telephone 94-65-2222848. 

WENDT - ETHEL MARY   - beloved wife of the late Earl Carlyle Wendt and devoted mother of Tony, Yvonne, David and Maryanne, passed away peacefully on 15th December 2004 in   Isleworth, West London. She also leaves behind three sisters and a brother. For further information contact Tony Wendt, No.4, Uxbridge Road, Cheltham, Middlesex TW 13 - 5EE. 

DE SILVA - CONSTANCE HELEN (CONCY).   Wife of Vernon, sister of late Hycinth Philips, Delicia De Abrew (Australia) and Marline, aunt of Nimi and Lucky. Cortege leaves   31, 2nd Lane, Dehiwela at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 9th January. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (R.C. Section) at 4 p.m. 

FEIZAL - MOHAMED   (Accountant). Dearly beloved husband of Tisha Rizvia, loving father of Akylle, Adeeb, loving son of A.C.H. Mohamed (former Ambassador Kuwait) and late Mrs. Jaleela Mohamed, dearly beloved brother of Aneezal Mohamed (U.S.A.), much loved nephew of Late Hon. A.C.S. Hameed (former Minister), dearly beloved son-in-law of U.S.A. Majeed and late Mrs. Huzaima Majeed, passed away in   Houston, Texas U.S.A. on 11th December 2004. Janaza was held in Houston Mosque.

KULATUNGA - V.P. AMARASEELI.   Daughter of late Mr. V.P.H. Appuhamy, wife of P.B. Kulatunga (Retired Senior Technical Assistant, Agrarian Services Department), mother of Chethiyangani (Deputy Director, Ministry of Planning), Kusum (Gem Business), Aseni (Yasodara Balika Vidyalaya), Indunil (Vijayapala Maha Vidyalaya) and Padmika (Hapuvida Government School), mother-in-law of Dollamulla (New Zealand), Dr. Ramani (Mampitiya Hospital), Nalin (Standard Chartered Bank), Nilmini (Government Hospital, Matale) and Luxman (Bank of Ceylon, Eppawala). Cremation at General Cemetery, Matale at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 10th January 2005.   Ellepola, Palapathwela, Matale. Telephone No. 94-66-2220275. 

PACKEER - TUAN AZEEZ.   Born 13.01.1918. Died 31.12.2004 laid to rest on Thursday 06.01.2005. Beloved husband of Claire (nee BERENGER), loving father of Joyce, Tony, Owen, Maureen, Brindsley, Daphney and Julian, father-in-law of Garvin, Koch, Derrick, Mottau, Velayuthan, Sathasivan, Ivy (Nee LAPPEN), Joanna (nee Fernando) and Tangerine (nee PERERA). All of Melbourne Australia much loved grandpappa of 15 grandchildren.   No. 51, Monk House, Dr. Endeavour Hills, Vic. 3802 Australia.

KARIYAWASAM - DAVID -   Retired Fiscal (Justice of Peace). Loving husband of Amawathi Igalagamage, loving father of Luxmi, Luxman (Overseas International School) Tissa (Construction), Vipula Kariyawasam (Major - S.L. Army), Lal (Nippon Haskal), Kamal (Member of Pradeshiya Sabha, Elpitiya) and father-in-law of Dharmasiri, Nishanthi (LOLC), Indrani (Teacher - Ambana) Shirlene (Police HQ), Champika & Sujeewa, expired. Cremation at family cemetery, Ambana at 4.00 p.m. on 10th Monday.   Luxmi, Ambana, Kahaduwa, Elpitiya. 

SITHY SANURUWAN RAHIM.   Proprietor of Maccllum Tyre House & Maccllum Cool Spot, 153, D.R. Wijewardana Mawatha, Colombo 10. Daughter of Yousuf and Ummuna and daughter-inlaw of Nilamdeen and Thangamma, beloved wife of late Nilamdeen Abdul Rahim, mother of Zareena, Nilam Al-Haj Yousuf, Fowiah, Hausain, late Hamza, Marikkar, Maruzoona, Janiffa, mother-inlaw of late Nadheem, Faisal Niyas, Shafee, Fathila, Fowziah, Mumtaz, Hameeda, Fareen, sister of late Hassim, sister-in-law of late Ishak and of Dastakir Hanoon, Noor Hidaya and Sithy Suhaida. Janaza takes place on 09-01-2005 at 10 a.m. at Kuppiyawatta Muslim Burial Ground.   14/6D, Baptist Chapel Road, Colombo - 7, (behind Dawatagaha Mosque Garden).

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