REV.FR. GABRIEL GUNASEKARA (OCD), Son of late Edwin and the late
Emily, beloved brother of late Leslie, late Priscilla, late Sister Xaverine and
of Carmen and, brother-in-law of the late Milred, late Tom and of Arrol De
Livera, passed away peacefully. Funeral will be held in Brugge, Belgium.
134/2, Heerassagala Road, Kandy.|
CHELVAM - MRS SENTHI retired Vice Principal of Salva Mangayar Vidyalayam
(Wellawatte, Colombo 6), wife of late Mr A.N. Ratnathicam, retired Teacher -
Royal College, Colombo; beloved mother of Niranjan, Dr Wijayan, Sanchayan (Chutta),
Jayanthan (Jumbo) and Raguvaran (Ragu), mother-in-law of Malar, Josephine (Jo),
Shanthini & Kim, grandmother of Jeeva, Vasanthi, Anjali, Antha, Indran & Arjun,
great grandmother of Caleb & Nathan, loving sister of Chenthi Mani Mylvaganan
(retired Announcer S.L.B.C.), late Senthi Rajah and Senthi Nathan, passed away
in New York on Thursday 28/02/08. Funeral took place in New York on Sunday
02/03/08. Dr Wiji Ratnathicam Mylvaganan, 16, Amalfi Drive, Cortland Manor, NY
10567. (914)737 1358. Mrs Chenthi Mani, 49, Naseby Road, Clayhall, Ilford
Essex IG5 0NN. (208) 252 9439.
FERNANDO - WOSITA Beloved wife of late Danister I. Fernando, daughter of
late Mr & Mrs Charter Salgado, loving mother of Guptani (DFCC Bank) and Dr
Bingunath Ingirige (University of Salford, UK), mother-in-law of late Yohan
Gunasekera and of Dr Nelukshi (UK), grandmother of Rasansara and Dr Chaminda
Pathirage (University of Salford, UK), Deshika (University of Central Oklohoma,
USA) and Nethmi (UK), sister of late Lal and of Vidyananda, Kusuma and of late
Mahinda, sister—in-law of Dorris (Australia), Iris, Clarence Samarasekera,
Lolitha (USA), late Cyril and of Clarice. Cortege leaves residence 188/22,
Palm Grove Mawatha, Walana, Panadura, on Sunday 16th at 3.00 p.m. Cremation
at Gorakana Cemetery.
MEEPEGAMA - A.W. Retd. Deputy Principal, Vidyartha College, Kandy.
Beloved husband of Mithra Nissanka, loving father of Aruni (Dept. of Animal
Products and Health - Peradeniya) and Dhanuska (T.O. Dialog GSM), father-in-law
of Chamila Gunawardane (Commercial Bank - Kandy), brother of Jayantha and Swarna
Meepegama, expired. Cortege leaves residence on 17.03.2008 (Monday) 2.00 p.m.
Cremation at 3.00 p.m. Mahaiyawa Kanatte. No.03, Aruppola Watte Rd, Kandy.
TP. 2238462. By OBA.
MENDIS - Mrs CISSY ANNE Beloved wife of B. Patrick Mendis of Textrip
Industries - Bentota, loving mother of Shantha (German Technical Training
Institute, Katugastota), Shanil (United Cargo Management (Pvt) Ltd), Sharmen
(Water Board- Kalutara), mother-in-law of Hashanee, Nureka and Nishath (Water
Board - Kalutara), expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 9, Sisila, Aluthgama
Road, Matugama on Sunday 16th March 2008 at 3.00 p.m. for Burial at Catholic
Cemetery Matugama. T.P. 034-2248001
NAULLAGE JINADASA PERERA - Chairman Dominion Hotel (Pvt) Ltd., Nugegoda,
Proprietor of the New City Restaurant, New Fashion, New City Pawn Brokers,
beloved son of the late Mr & Mrs Naullage Arnolis Perera, beloved husband of
Kusuma, loving father of Shamila, loving son-in-law of Nandana, expired. Cortege
leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Kohuwala on
16th March - Sunday. No. 24B, 1st Lane, Woodland Av., Kohuwala, Nugegoda.
PERERA - CHITHRANI (nee SAMARANAYAKE) retired Teacher - Ferguson High
School, Kotte Ananda Sastralaya, Dharmapala Vidyalaya Pannipitiya. Beloved wife
of Wilfred Perera (retired - Ports Authority, Mahapola Training Institute),
sister of Indrani, late Bharatha, Pushpa, Ranjith (Australia), Nandini
(Australia) and Nalani, sister-in-law of Siripala Egodage, Vineetha, Anula,
Patty, Asoka Rajapakse, Sarath Gunetilleke, expired. Cortege leaves residence at
2 p.m. on Sunday 16th for Cremation at Godigamuwa Cemetery, Maharagama. 72/7,
Lumbini Mawatha, Piliyandala Road, Maharagama.
RUBASINGHE - MRS SIRIMA (nee Abeytunga) - (of Karatota, Hakmana, Matara).
Beloved wife of Mr G. Rubasinghe (Justice of the Peace, retired Assistant
Director of Agriculture, Matara), mother of Chitra (Engineers’ Department,
Colombo Municipal Council), Dr Jeewani (Rheumatologist Rehabilitation Hospital,
Ragama) and Dr Dhammika (Kahaduwa Hospital), mother-in-law of Nandana Manodara
(Accountant, National Hospital, Colombo), Dr Vajira Senaratna (Cardiologist,
National Hospital, Colombo), and Dr Surangi (Karandeniya Hospital), expired.
Funeral at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday the 16th, at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella.
Cortege leaves residence No. 61A, D.S. Fonseka Road, Colombo 05 at 2.00
SILVA - K.J. ANTHONY - Beloved husband of Violet Perera, loving father of
Anura, Dinusha, Raveendra, father-in-law of Sonia, Tesman and Laksiri, expired.
Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 16th at 4 p.m. for Interment at St. Rita’s
Church Cemetery, Jaela. No. 1063/3, Isuru Uyana, Maeliya, Ja-ela.
SULTAN MARIKAR JIFFRY Darling husband of Sithy, beloved father of Hilma
and Laamiya, son of late Hafy and Zubaida Sultan Marikar, brother of late Uvais,
Fariz and Rifa Sallay, son-in-law of late Deen and Khairiya Mohamed,
brother-in-law of Faiza, Thelma, Tyrone and Mohamed, uncle of Saif, Salwa,
Sarfaraz, Dishan, Hannah, Aadhil and Hanif, passed away peacefully in Melbourne,
Australia and was buried on Thursday 13th March. Janaza prayers were conducted
at Dehiwela Jumma Mosque. 1A, Jeswell Place, Mirihana, Nugegoda. Massoud
Thaaha, Consultant, iTravel Private Ltd. 66/12, Green Path, Colombo 03, Sri
Lanka. Tel. +94(71)-6818855 (Mob) +94(11)-2812425 (Dir), 5555906 (Gen) Fax:
SWARIS - EVELYN SOMATHILAKA (JEAN). Beloved wife of late Dr Douglas
Swaris, passed away peacefully in Auckland, New Zealand on 29th February 2008.
She is sadly missed by her children Delan, Sandy and Rohan, son-in-law Gamini,
dearest Achchi, greatly missed by Rebecca, Jessica and Josh. May she rest in
God’s peace. Canberra, Australia.
The death is announced of Mr MALAWERA ARACHCHILAGE MERRIL PIERIS. Beloved
husband of Merlin, father of Nilantha (Pianoforte), Shohan (Kuwait), Sithara and
Purnima, father-in-law of Hemal (Viewsworld), Lasanthi and Sherone, grandfather
of Charitha and Theja. Cortege will leave his residence for Interment at the
General Cemetery Raddoluwa at 4 p.m. on Monday the 17th March 2008. 11B 67R,
National Housing Scheme, Raddolugama.
YAPA - A.D. (Mrs) Wife of late Mr A.D. Yapa, mother of Rohini, Ranjani,
Rajini, Ranjith, Rani, Rohana and Ramani, mother-in-law of Amarasena, Nimal,
Sarath, Lalani, Saliya, Manel and Wimal, expired. Cortege leaves residence at
4.00 p.m. for Cremation at Kurunegala Cemetery on Sunday 16th at 5.30 p.m.
18/18, Circular Road, Polgahawela.
ABEYWICKRAMA - ELAINE Beloved
wife of Dr A.G. Abeywickrama, loving mother of Ramani, Dinusha and Roshani,
loving mother-in-law of Hiran Weerasekera, Saliya Navaratne and Parakrama
Karunathileke, precious grandmother of Shevantha, Heshan, Sadhini and Praveen,
expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.15 p.m. on Monday 17th March. Cremation
at General Cemetery, Kanatte at 4 p.m. 4/67, 4th Lane, Thalakotuwa Gardens,
FERNANDO - R.T. (T. Rambukkana) Sri Lanka Ports Authority - Retired Staff
Officers Association regrets to inform the members the demise of MR R.T.
FERNANDO Retired Assistant Finance Manager. Funeral will take place on Monday
17th. Cortege leaves residence 49/2, School Lane, Kalubowila, Dehiwala at
3.30 p.m. for cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. 17th Monday. Members
are requested to attend.
JAYASEKERA - MAHEN Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Mary (Labu),
son of late Malcolm and late Ethelinda (Lenny), brother of Lilani, Assunta and
Sharmini, brother-in-law of Rabi Gunaratnam, Alma, Evan Due, passed away
peacefully in Australia. Burial will take place on Tuesday 18th March at the
Necropolis Cemetery, Springvale, Melbourne. 25 Northam Street, Glen Waverley,
Victoria 3150. Tel. 0061-3-95611081.
KUSUMA BENERAGAMA - Beloved wife of late Indrasena Beneragama (Former
Chief Accountant RVDB), loving sister of late Nanda Embuldeniya and Bertie
Liyanage, ever loving mother of Mali (Australia), Kanthi (U.K.), beloved
mother-in-law of Dr Jaya Perera (Australia) and Dr M. Navaratne (U.K.), precious
grandmother of sanjeewa and Anuradha (Australia), Chamini, Chamina, Kalana,
Natalie, Kushil and Lalin (all of U.K.), passed away peacefully on 12th March
2008. Cremation in Maidstone Kent, U.K. on Wednesday the 19th at 2.45
p.m. Tel. 004401622725009.
MRS D.R. KARUNANAYAKE (Retired Staff Nurse). Beloved wife of D.R.
Karunanayake, loving mother of Arjuna, Niroshini (Attorney-at-Law) and Dr
Shalini Karunanayake, mother-in-law of Chandima (Attorney-at-Law) and Sanjeewa
(Computer Engineer), expired. Cremation on Sunday 16/03/07 at 4.00 p.m. at
Minuwampitiya Cemetery, Panadura. 5/8 A, Susantha Mawatha, Panadura.
MRS GERTY SERESINHE nee GOONETHILAKE. Beloved wife of late Carmel W.J.
Serasinhe, precious mother of Madubala, Kumari, Chandrakanth, Dilkushi,
Nilanjani, Ranarajah, Ushan and Shalindra, loving mother-in-law of Sunil Perera,
Upali Rambadagalla, Namalee, late Gemunu Wickremasinghe, Saman Kuruppumudali,
Mystica and Kumari, darling grandmother of Sumangi, Chaminda, Ranmal, Kushlani,
Malinka, Savinki, Gimhani, Nidarsha, Randesh, Ravinka, Mishara, Nipunika,
Nisansala, Uhani, Dinushan, Wasana, Lakmini, Lakshani and treasured great
grandmother of Surangana and Amada, passed away. Cortege leaves residence
No.319, Bandaranayake Mawatha, Katubedde, Moratuwa at 2.45 p.m. for
cremation at the General Cemetery Moratuwa at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 16th March
SARANAPALA - CARMAN (nee BERENGER), Loving wife of Lal, darling mother of
Poojani, Jeevani and Sanjeeva, daughter of late Norbert and Girlie, sister of
Yvonne (UK), Adrian (Australia) and Gloria (Canada). Cortege leaves A.F.
Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on 16th March 2008 at 6.00 p.m. Cremation at General
Cemetery, Kanatte at 6.30 p.m.
SUBASINGHE - MRS K.P.K. Relict of U.B. Subasinghe (Retired Principal),
beloved mother of Palitha (Retired Engineer Tyre Corporation), Senerath (Retired
Commissioner of Revenue), Mallika, Vinitha (Retired Teacher), Sumedha (Retired
Teacher), Harischandra, Dharmasri (Athletic Coach, Gampaha), Sriyan
(Businessman), loving mother-in-law of Pearl, Thilaka, late S.A. Jinadasa
(Senior Additional Secretary - Presidential Secretariat), late Rathkumara
Devaguru (Planter - Udubaddawa), Mahinda Ranaweera (Matale), Jayanthi (Teacher
Kandagamuwa Maha Vidyalaya), Vasanthi. Cremation on the 16th Sunday at 3 p.m. at
the Mirigama Burial Ground. Cortege leaves residence at 2.45 p.m.
GOONETILLEKE - Dr KINGSLEY (Dr) Dearly beloved husband of Cindy, loving
father of Kylie and Daneeka, brother of Arthur, expired. Cortege leaves
residence on Sunday 16th March at 3.30 p.m. for burial at 4 p.m. Thalahena
Cemetery. 1044/6, Pothuarawa Road, Malabe.