Nicholapillai Patrick Jeganathan -
Nicolapillai Patrick Jeganathan, former member of the Ceylon Civil Service
(C.C.S), later Sri Lanka Administrative Service (SLAS), Retired Govt. Agent of
Mannar, Jaffna, Permanent Secretary, also former Lecturer of University of Sri
Lanka (Colombo campus), Old Distinguished Patrician, passed away in Toronto on
March 18th 2009. Very much loved husband of late Theresa Leelawathie Jeganathan
(nee Thiruchelvam) loving father of Ayun Lankatharan (Lanka), Damian
Ruhunatharan (Ruhuna), Harry Rajatharan (Rajan), Paul Jeyatharan (Jeyam), Ivan
Ratnatharan (Ratna), Mary Manothari (Mano) Celsus and Charmaine Srithari (Sri)
Thayaparan. Fond son of late Nicholapillai Muthiah and late Agnes Annammah and
son-in-law of late B.S. Thiruchelvam and late Sabina. Sadly missed and dearly
adored grandfather of Antony, Andrew, Nicolas, Leann, Patrick, Adrian, Moire,
Kristine, Priyanka, Joshua and Aundre. Cherished father-in-law of Dr Rubini,
Sashikala, Karuni, Suchitra, Celsus and Thayaparan. Funeral will take place on
March 28th (Saturday) 2009 at Jerrett Funeral Home, 6191 Yonge Street, North
York, Ontario, Canada.|
ABEYSINGHE U.K.G. Retired Co-ordinating Secretary, Ministry of Samurdhi and
former employee of Post and Telecommunication Dept., beloved husband of Kumari,
loving father of Dammi (Teacher Girls’ High School, Kandy), Ayra and Vajira
(United Kingdom), father-in-law of Ejith (The Finance Company - Kegalle),
darling Seeya of Anjalee (Mahamaya Girls’ College, Kandy), Shaveen (Freedom
Educare) and Neha, loving brother of U.K. Gunasinghe, Hema, Kamala, Ariyawathi (Mathurata),
expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Monday 30th Cremation at Mahiyawa
Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. Telephone 081-2228711, 060-2884432.
JAYAWARDENA - M.G.S. GAMANI Beloved husband of
Ethel, loving father of Nedra, Dilhara and Samantha, father-in-law of Asoka
Wickremesinghe, Harin Fernando and Gary Smith (UK), much loved seeya of Neraj,
Deshan, Kavita, Harith, Rashwin, Adam, Chloe and Natasha, brother of Gini, Tissa,
Srima and Sarath, brother-in-law of Rohan Gunaratne, late Dawn, Vijaya De Silva
and Hesper, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on the 20th March 2009.
The funeral was held on the same day according to his wishes. 20/15 A, Rodney
Street, Colombo 8.
KALABUSHANA VERNON SALDIN (Retired Senior Lecturer,
University of Visual & Performing Arts), precious husband of Christobel (Chasmarine)
(Retired Art Teacher, Ladies’ College), dearest Daddy of Dileeni, Veruni and
Shermani, father-in-law of Carlo Sourjah, Zaheer Samsudeen and Yasmi Bari,
loving grandfather of Sudarni, Suhasha, Zahedi, Shule, Ashik and Keshia, brother
of the late Al-Haj Durham saldin, brother-in-law of Daisy Singaratnam, Ranji
Selvaratnam, Cynthia Canagarajah, the late Gladstone Thevathasan and Shireen.
Janaza took place on Sunday 22nd March, 2009, at Jawatta Muslim Burial ground.
81/3, Vijaya Kumaratunga Mawatha, Colombo 5.
MOHAMED HANIFA JIFFRY The death is announced of
MOHAMED HANIFA JIFFRY (Formerly of Postmaster General’s Office), son of late Al-Haj
Siddi Lebbe Hanifa (Nawalapitiya) and late Sithy Jameela, beloved husband of
Kadam UL Khair, father of Rozan & Rizan, father-in-law of Parveen & Zaithun,
granfather of Sumaiyah, Amnah & Ahmad, brother of Farouk, Sithy Nazeera, Ain UL
Kifa & Hamza, brother-in-law of Fathima, Zackiya, Haleema Sadiya & late Hajiani
Hanoon. Janaza took place at 8 p.m. on 20th March 2009, at Jawatte Muslim Burial
Ground. 9, Palmyrah Avenue, Colombo 3. Tel. 2593039.
MOONESINGHE - KIRTHI Beloved husband of Lakshmi
(Lucky), much loved father of Shiromi and Gehan, son of the late Lakshman and
Padma Moonesinghe, brother of Ajith, Lal, Gitanjali, Hemamali, Jayantha and
Chandrakirthi, expired on 13th March 2009 in the UK. Cremation on 23.3.09 in the
PARANCHOTHY RASARATNAM (nee Paramsothy Sivagurunathan).
Death is announced of Mrs P. Rasaratnam (Sothy Teacher), in Toronto, Canada on
21st March 2009. Teacher of English at Union College, Tellippallai (first School
started by the American Missionaries in 1816) for 32 years. Wife of late Edwin
Thurai Rasaratnam (ETR Edwards, formely Teacher of Jaffna Central College),
loving mother of Dr Mrs Thayalini Thiagarajah, Mrs Jebi Beadle and Kalatharan (Pahpah)
Rasaratnam and affectionate mother-in-law of the Rt. Rev. Dr Daniel Thiagarajah,
Bishop of Church of South India-Jaffna Diocese, Jebanesan Beadle (Canada) and
Vijie Kalatharan (Canada), loving sister of late Christobel Thavamany
Pathmanabhan, sister-in-law of S.K. Pathmanabhan (Karunai) of Araly and aunt of
Mohan Raj, Sundar Raj, Ruba Joseph, Dr Suren Pathman, Ravi, Sugeetha Chelliah
and Nithila Dozier (all of USA), beloved grandmother of Lydia Gitanjali
Thiagarajah - student of Bishop’s College, Colombo, Jonathan Beadle, Brinda
Kalatharan, Jeshuran Beadle, Preeta and Edwin Pirian Kalatharan (all of Canada).
Funeral Service at Highland Funeral Home, 32, Sheppard Avenue East,
Scarborough on Saturday 28th March 2009 and burial thereafter at St.
Margarete Cemetery. Bishop Dr Daniel Thiagarajah, Bishop’s House, Vaddukoddai,
YOOSUF - MRS MARLENE MUSAFER (KITCHATO) nee PACKEER
passed away peacefully after a brief illness on 21.03.2009. Wife of late M M
Yoosuf, daughter of late S A Packeer and late Suri Athone Chunchi, much adored
mother of Rizvia (Creative Services Limited), beloved mother-in-law of Fareed
Sheriffdeen (Saudi Arabia), darling grandmother of Anash & Gayathri (Mobitel),
sister of Keelo (Corine), late Akbar, Binthan (Boodie), late Sufi (Barney), late
Shireene (Binkey), Lalia, Kotha, Faloona (Patty), Maleeka (Kate) & Joe. Janaza
took place on Sunday 22.03.2009 at Jawatte Muslim Burial Ground. 239,
Thalawathugoda Road, Pitakotte. TP. 2877028.
ABEYERATNE - L.C. DUNCAN Former Vice Principal, St.
Anthony’s College, Wattala, Principal Christ King College Tudella (Retd.
Ministry of Education, Visiting Teacher Musaeus College). Son of the late Alfred
and Mary Magdalene, dearly beloved husband of Rosemary (Retd. Commercial Bank),
darling father of Roger (Master Mariner), Densy (Shaw Wallace Marketing), Denise
(Ceylinco Homes) and Daphne (HNB Head Office), father-in-law of Manjula, Sumith
(Bartleet Stock Brokers) and Rajiv (HNB - Ratnapura), brother of Lindsay and of
the late Ashmore, Ashley and Patricia, loving grandfather of Dimitri, Promod,
Dushan and Dinath, expired. Cortege leaves residence 428/66, Eden Gardens,
Samagi Mw., Hokandara Road, Thalawatugoda, Hokandara South on Monday 30th
March at 4 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).
MENDIS - MRS BEATRICE GRACE (Bursar - Stanstead
College - Piliyandala). Wife of late Mr A. Padma Mendis and mother of Kushlani,
sister of late Seetha, late Neil, late Philip, Cyril and Edward; sister-in-law
of Daya, Daya (Pugoda), Chandrani, Manik, Pushpa, Chithra, Nalini, Jayantha,
late Chandana and Kulasena, passed away. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral
Parlour for cremation at Borella Kanatte on Sunday 29th March 3.00 p.m.