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Sunday, 23 August 2009





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

DE SILVA - GUSTINNAWADUGE BHUPENDRANATH de SILVA - Husband of Sepalika, father of Kumudini and Dulmini, father-in-law of Ruwan Wanigasooriya and Ishara Weliwita (both of SL Army), grandfather of Ruwendranath, Ruwendrika, Savindu, Irandini and Tharidini, son of late Francis and Freda de Silva, brother of Janaki, Sriyani, G.G. S. de Silva, Dasarath and G.Y. de Silva, brother-in-law of N.R.M. Daluwatta, Geetha, Kumari and Mallika Rodrigo de Silva, son-in-law of late Lal Rodrigo and of Mrs Chitrangani Rodrigo. Cortege leaves residence No. 1B, Sri Gunarathna Road, Panadura at 4 p.m. on Sunday 23rd August. Burial at Rodrigo Family Burial Grounds, Panadura. 

DE SILVA - NEOMAL (SHEORVINE) - Beloved son of Dr Nihal and Ranji (Enderamulla), loving husband of Rosemary, loving father of Shaune (Pegasus) and Shenali, loving brother of Shane, brother-in-law of Loretta, Kevin, Melville and Vajira, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 30, Christuraja Mawatha, Tudella, Ja-Ela on Sunday 23rd August at 4 p.m. Burial at R.C. Cemetery Kanuwana. Tel. 011-2930768, 0723215314. 

FERNANDO - NOREEN THERESA (Formerly British High Commission and Save the Children Fund - UK). Beloved wife of late Leslie (L.J.D. Fernando) (Retired Chairman, Mineral Sands Corporation), passed away peacefully on the 6th of August and was cremated according to her wishes on the same day. All relatives and friends please accept this intimation. 

IBRAHIM - FIROZE SALIM  1948 - 2009. The death is announced in Dhaharan Saudi Arabia of Firoze Ibrahim (Zahran Company for OIM Prince Sultan Airbase), loving son of late Hussain Ibrahim (ex HM Customs Appraiser) and Hibshi Mazaya, beloved husband of late Bisriya, loving father and father-in-law of Fawaza and Rifath Nawaz (Bermuda) respectively, son-in-law of late Ahamed and Sithy Raleeha, beloved brother of Shirani Sameer, Jasminah Zahir and late Fairuf Ibrahim, uncle of Melina, Nadia, Firasa and Saadia, borther-in-law of Fazli Sameer, late Faizer Zahir, Zaheena, Shums, Thaha, Ne’math, Batool, Mumtaz, late Reffai, late Inam, Haddad and Badriya, grand uncle of Maria and Abdullah Sheriff. Janaza took place at Masjid Alnoor and burial was conducted at the Thuqba Burial Ground in Alkhobar KSA. May Allah have mercy on his soul and grant him Jannathul Firdouse. 57, Pieris Mawatha, Kalubowila.  

MOHAMED - AL-HAJ MOHAMED HASHEEM (NALEER) Retired Manager Bank of Ceyloon (1953 - 1975), Bank Al-Jazira (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 1976 - 1990). Son of late Auvu Lebbe Mohamed Hasheem and Ummu Ayman, beloved husband of Maleeha Hanoon Mohamed, beloved father of Fathima Renaz Sheriffdeen, Shaha Mufthiaz Salih (Chicago/USA) and Mohamed Isfahan Mohamed, beloved father-in-law of Inayath Sheriffdeen, Azhar Salih (Chicago) and Hafsah Isfahan, beloved grandfather of Raiyah, Aaliyah, Sarah, Thahani, Ammar (Chicago), Khadija and Laila, beloved brother of late Dr. M.H.M. Illyas, late Noor Kaneena, late M.H.M. Mohideen and late Sithy Zareena. Janaza took place on Tuesday18th August 2009. 425/12, Havelock Rd, Colombo 6. 

PERERA - SRIANIE  Beloved wife of T. Gamini Perera, loving mother of Nagen and Renuka, mother-in-law of Vimukthi and darling grandmother of Ureshka, Chareeni and Jahnik, expired. Cortege leaves residence 232/3, Havelock Road, Colombo 5 at 4 p.m. on Sunday 23rd August for cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte at 4.30 p.m. 

RATNAYAKE - MISS HARRIET REGINA  (Retd. Teacher) called to be with Jesus. Beloved youngest daughter of Don Benjamin and Welhelmina Ratnayake of Boralesgamuwa, loved sister of late Walter, Wilfred, Margaret, Gulen and Freddie, sister-in-law of late Herbert Wijesinghe and of Noble Wijemanne, precious aunt of Ramani and Chandrakirthi Tennakoon Jayasundera and Ranjith and Ruth Ratnayake, adored grand-aunt of Charith Tennakoon Jayasundera and Joel Ratnayake. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour after a Service at 11.00 a.m. followed by Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Christian Section) on Sunday 23rd August, 2009. 

ABEYSINGHE - KENNETH NELSON   (Retd. Sri Lanka Army and Ceylon Tobacco). Beloved husband of Pricilla, loving father of Anton, Nihal, Roshan and Shiran, father-in-law of Marie, Kanthi, Chryshanthi and Priyanjala, precios grandfather of Chaminda and Shamel, Asanka, Sadesh, Rebecca and Shenal, loving brother of late Pearl, Ruby and Eric. Cortege leaves residence 151/9, Udara Mawatha, Tewatte Road, Ragama at 2.00 p.m. on Monday 24th August. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (General Christian Section.). 

JAYAMANNE - RASIKA CHRISTO.   Student St. Joseph’s College, Enderamulla Branch. Son of John and Monica Jayamanne, brother of Asitha Roch and Anushka Shehan, died under tragic circumstances. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. 23rd Sunday. No. 353/13, Peellawatta, Minuwangoda. 

KURERA - NALAN.  Beloved husband of Nimali, loving father of Gihan Shamina (Paris) Shashika, father-in-law of Siri (Paris) and Upali, grandfather of Shelumi, Sheluka and Rashen, brother of Srima, brother-in-law of Luckie, expired. Cortege leaves at No. 2, De Silva Mawatha, Tammita, Negombo at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 23rd August for burial at General Cemetery Periyamulla. 



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