Obituaries | Sunday Observer


17 November, 2019

DANTANARAYANA - HILDA. Wife of late Henry Dantanarayana,​ beloved mother of Irangani Dantanarayana,​ Wasantha Dantasinghe,​ Lalith Dantanarayana and Dishna Welihinda and mother-in-law of late Dayasiri Dewanarayana,​ Sandya Dantanarayana,​ Somathilaka Dantasinghe and Ajith Welihinda,​ expired. Remains lie at 44/​3,​ Alwis Perera Mawatha,​ Asoka Place,​ Katubedda,​ Moratuwa from 9 a.m. on 17/​11/​19. Cortege leaves residence on 18/​11/​19 at 4 p.m. for crremation at General Cemetery,​ Rawatawatta.113631

DISSANAYAKE - Dr. PIYASENA. Beloved wife of Thilaka,​ brother of Ghana,​ Kusuma,​ Daya. Remains lie at Jyarathna Funeral Parlour,​ Kalubowila from 8.00 p.m. on 16.11.2019. Cortege leaves parlour on 17.11.2019 at 1.00 p.m. for cremation at Nedimala Public Cemetery at 2.00 p.m.113635

KAWIRATNE - DOREEN AUGUSTA (nee HETTIARATCHI). Passed away peacefully. Loving wife of late Jayantha Kawiratne,​ dearly beloved mother of Nirmali (formerly Bank of Ceylon),​ Numani (Australia),​ Ajantha (Canada),​ loving mother-in-law of Rathnasiri Senadeera (former Pharmaceutical Corp.),​ Tissa Weerasuriya (Australia),​ Kamal Wijayawardena (Canada),​ grandmother of Supun,​ Minoli,​ Kithmal,​ Savi,​ Maheeta,​ Great-grandmother of Yevan,​ Seth,​ Micah,​ Sophia,​ Lincoln,​ sister of late Honourine,​ late Noeline,​ late Sr. Brenda and Ranee (Canada). Cremation was held at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery on Tuesday 12th November 2019. Phone No. 2635196.113347

KURUKULASOORIYA - D. DE S. (Attorney-at-Law). The death is announced by Kuru,​​ loving husband of Malkanthi Fernando,​​ loving father of Dinali (New Zealand) and Damith (USA),​​ passed away peacefully after a brief illness. Cortege leaves residence No. 32,​​ Senanayake Place,​​ off Station Road,​​ Dehiwala at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday - 17/​​11/​​2019 for cremation at Borella Cemetery,​​ 4.00 p.m.112646

MOHAMMED SAM BASHEER TEGAL. Founder and Chairman of Paradise Holidays (Pvt) Ltd. Passed away peacefully at his home on 11 November 2019. He was the husband to Indrani (Prativi) Tegal nee Miskin and father to Ermiza Mutiara Megara and Salaf,​ brother to Zreena Mashooda Ayesha and Haroon. May Allah grant him Jannat ul Firdous.112790

PEIRIS - HILDA. Wife of late Nelson Peiris,​​ beloved mother of Nimal,​​ Sunil,​​ Sriyani,​​ Rev. St. Chandrani Peiris (St. Margaret’s Convent) and Chithrani. Her mortal remains will lie at St. Margaret’s Convent - 15th Nov. 2019 at 10.00 a.m. to 16th Nov. 2019. No. 26/​​A,​​ M.J.C. Fernando Mawatha,​​ Idama,​​ Moratuwa - 16th Nov. 2019 at 10.00 a.m. to 17th Nov. 2019). Holy Emmanuel Church,​​ Parish Hall,​​ Moratuwa - 17th Nov. 2019 at 9.00 a.m. onwards. Funeral service will be held on Sunday the 17th Nov. 2019 at 2.30 p.m. followed by burial at The Holy Emmanuel Church Cemetery,​​ Moratuwa.113577

RAJAPAKSE - DON JAYANTHE (former Assistant Superintendent,​ Department of Prisons). Dearly beloved husband of Marina (Letitia),​ loving father of Nilanka,​ Kirul & Shiromi,​ father-in-law of Ushani & Lucky,​ beloved grandfather of Ushenka,​ Nishenka & Joshua,​ loving brother of Daya & Asoka,​ Kumara & Sirima,​ Chandra & Sarath & Chandrapala. Viewing at A.F. Raymond’s,​ Borella from 10.00 a.m. on Monday 18th November 2019. Cortege leaves the parlour at 3.30 p.m. on the same day for cremation at 4 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte.113632

WALKER (nee SMITH) - PRICILLA. Loving mother of Jeremy (Walters Bay),​ mother-in-law of Sharon (Bio Foods (Pvt) Ltd.),​ much loved Nana of Jake (Cinnamon Bentota Beach) and Dylon,​ loving sister of late Pancy,​ Percy and Joy. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from 8.00 a.m. on 17th November. Cortege leaves 17th November at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at 5.00 p.m. General Cemetery,​ Borella.113634

COORAY - THAKSHAN ROHAN (Former Operations Manager - LECO). Beloved husband of late Jayanthi Somalatha,​ loving father of Dr. Karvan Cooray,​ Rasal Cooray (LECO Kalutara) and Dr. Premika Cooray. Father-in-law of Dr. Champa,​ Thimali (LECO- Kalutara) and Dr. Asitha (Kandy Hospital). Remains will lie at No.354,​ Galle Road,​ Kalutara North. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 18th at 3 pm for cremation at Kalutara North cemetery.113638

DE SILVA - SHANTHINI. Dearly beloved daughter of late G P B De Silva and Rita,​ loving sister of Dr Suraj De Silva,​ Indrika and Lashanthi,​ sister-in-law of Dr Ruanthi De Silva and Rohan Gooneratne,​ much loved aunt of Saminda,​ Shalen and Shimali. The remains lie at The Restpect Home by Jayaratne,​ Borella. Cortege leaves at 4 p.m. on Monday the 18th for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Anglican Section).113636

LEWKE BANDARA - PUSHPA KUMARA (Attorney-at-law) passed away on the 16th of November 2019. Beloved husband of Indrani. Father of Navoda and Chathubani(Attorney-at-law). Father-in-law of Dr. Indika Munasinghe and Eng. Manjula Kalupahana. Brother of late S.W.L Bandara(President counsel). Brother of Lal Lewke Bandara and Devika Lewke Bandara. Cortege leaves residence No:144,​ Circular Road,​ Makuluwa,​ Galle on Monday 18th at 4.00 p.m. The body will be received by the Mayor and members of the municipality at the Galle town hall at 4.30 p.m. Cremation at General Cemetery,​ Dadalla at 6.00 p.m.”113639