Obituaries

Obituaries

DE MEL - SUNIL - Entered Eternal Rest with our Lord Jesus Christ on the 14th of March 2017, in the U.K. Dearly beloved husband of Gloria, loving father of Chetan, son of late Oriel & Florie, brother of late Nihal, late Rohini and Kumarini (Kumi). The funeral will take place on the 3rd of April in the UK. A service of Thanksgiving & Remembrance will be held in Colombo. The date will be announced later.038680

DE SARAM - VYETTE - Beloved wife of late Mervyn, loving sister of late Max, late Terrance, late Radley, precious mother of Chandrika, Deepthi, Indrika, Renuka, Gihan, Manjula, Priyangika & Hiran, mother-in-law of late Denver, Emil, Oswald, Nipuna, Wasanthi, Namal, Priyantha & Anushali. Cortege leaves residence No. 50, Convent Lane, Nayakakanda, Hendala, Sunday 26th at 4.00 p.m. for burial at Nayakakanda Church Cemetery.040367

DE SILVA - U.L.L. (Lakshman) (formerly of T.R.I. Talawakele & Ratnapura, M.R.I. Borella, Pharmaceuticals Corporation). Beloved husband of Padma (nee Padma Weerasekera), former Assistant Principal Samudra Devi Balika Vidyalaya, Nugegoda, loving father of late Tharanee (formerly of Hatton National Bank) and Sujith (Browns & Co.) father-in-law of Sathya, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Parlour at 2.30 p.m. on Sunday March 26 for cremation at General Cemetery Kanatta at 3.00 p.m. 120/18, Araliya Gardens, Thalawathugoda Road, Kotte.040027

GUNARATNE - LAKSHMI - Retired Teacher of Thurstan College, former Director Educational Technology - NIE. Beloved wife of the late J.K. Gunawardena (former Deputy Auditor General), loving mother of Kusum Nandika (Dialog), Yasanthi (IFS), loving mother-in-law of Nilanga, Kelum (CEB), loving grandmother of Thejana and Riveen, expired. Remains lie at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cremation at Borella Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 26th March. Tel. 0773330299.040191

JAYASINGHE VIVIAN - (Former Chairman Wattala Pradeshiya Sabha). Son of late D. Shelton Jayasinghe (former Minister of Telecommunications) and late Marjorie Jayasinghe, husband of Samantha, father of Piumi (USA) and Shehara (Lyceum International Wattala), father-in-law of Channaka Liyanage USA. The remains will be brought to Wattala Pradeshiya Sabha, Kerawalapitiya, Hendala on Monday the 27th of March from 2.00 p.m . to 3.30 p.m. Thereafter the remains will be taken to St. Mary’s Church, Nayakakanda at 5.00 p.m. for burial at Nayakakanda R.C. Burial Ground. 22/D/14, Kopiyawatta, Ragama, Kandana.040448

PATHIRANA - GILBERT - J.P. (Retired Chief Clerk, Municipal Council, Matara). Beloved husband of Soma Gunasingha (Retired Lecturer at Technical College, Matara), father of Anidu (Consultant Cardiologist, NHSL) and Keerthimali (Management Assistant, Water Board, Matara), father-in-law of Ganesha Liyanarachchi (Consultant Physician), NIMH, Angoda), beloved grandfather of Viduni, Kavini and Hasini, passed away. Remains lie at Jayarathna Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on Sunday 26th March 2017 at 3.00 p.m.040445

PERERA - LILANIE JAYANTHIKA - (Retd. Staff Officer, Central Bank). At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of late Air Cdre D C V Perera, affectionate mother of Dilshan & Ramisha, Ravindra & Sheoni (USA), loving Archchi of Rashein, sister of Dr. Jayantha & Amara, Preetha & Ranjit, Indrangani & Elmo, Augusta & Lakshman. Cortege leaves residence No. 4, 3rd Lane, Angulana Station Road at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday, 26th March 2017 for service at St. Matthias’ Church, Laxapathiya and interment thereafter at St. Matthias’ Church Cemetery, Angulana.040363

PERERA - PEARL - (Retired Principal - Ferguson High School, Ratnapura). At Rest with Jesus. Youngest daughter of late Rev. K.A. Perera (Baptist Minister) and late Nancy Perera, sister of late Violet, Augusta, Miriam & Ivy. Cortege leaves residence No. 3/3B, Princess Lousie Avenue, Lunawa, Moratuwa on Sunday 26th March 2017, at 2.30 p.m. for service at Holy Emmanuel Church, Rawatawatte at 3.00 p.m. and burial thereafter at the Church Cemetery.040364

PIERIS - HARITHA CHATHURI. - Daughter of the late Mr and Mrs L.E.O. Pieris, sister of Srima Weerasuriya, Rupa de Soysa, Asoka Pieris, Ayoma Pieris, Lankika Pieris and Lakith Pieris, all deceased, and of Lankeswara Peiris, died on Wednesday 8th March 2017 and a private funeral was held on Thursday 9th March 2017.038240

WERAGODA - CRISTELEEN IRANGANI (Bollatha, Ganemulla) Nee RODRIGO. At Rest with Lord Jesus. Beloved wife of late Don Wilfred Weragoda, everloving mother of Roweena Vimlasiri, Dilamani Perera, Prashanthi Weragoda & Ravi Weragoda, loving mother-in-law of Dr. Titus Vimalasiri, Susantha Perera, Thivanka Jayakody and Gothami Dodanwela Weragoda. Cortege leaves residence, Ravi Farms, Bollatha, Ganemulla at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 26th March for Sacred Heart Church, Bollatha and thereafter burial at Bollatha Cemetery.040439

WIJEMANNE DON HIRAN LAL. Beloved son of late Terry and Mavis, loving husband of Ramani (Ex-Army), loving father of Amila (Salon Stephanie’s Kandy) and Anuradha (SL Army - 23rd Singha Regiment), brother of Tissa, Judy, Nelum, Shanthi, Bernie and late Devaka. Cortege leaves residence at 5.30 p.m. for cremation at Kegalle Cemetery on 26th Sunday. No. 70, Srimath Edwin Wijeratne Mawatha, Meepitiya, Kegalle.040442

MACKEEN - MOHAMED FAIZER - (MBA, JP). His Excellency Mohamed Faizer Mackeen, The Consul General of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has passed away early Saturday morning in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Mr. Faizer Mackeen assumed duties as the Consul General in July 2015 and oversaw a smooth administration procedure at the Consulate of Sri Lanka in Jeddah to the highest satisfaction of the Sri Lankan expatriates within a relative short period of time in addition to the utmost contentment of the Sri Lanka Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has held many noteworthy positions when in Sri Lanka and was an outstanding person full of determination and goal-setting with an achievement mindset. Eldest son of Zain Mackeen from Beruwela and Ummu Faiza from Horetuduwa, Panadura, husband of Gnei Surahi Morseth, loving father of Rushdan (Canada), Fazar (UK), Farzana (LLB), Fayaz (MD Transtours), Malik, Zainab & Asma, affectionate father-in-law of Irfana (Balangoda), Farvin (UK), Malick Jeffry and Fazmina (SL), doting grandfather of Ishqa, Athif, Fathima, Hamdhan, Diyana, Laaibah, Nishanth, Nashath and Raihaan, loving brother of Faiz, Marzook and Shyama, brother-in-law of Usna, Ayesha and Nazar Haji. Funeral arrangements will be conducted in Makkah Al Mukarama, Saudi Arabia on Sunday 26th March 2017. Condolences in Sri Lanka will be received at his residence No. 436, Galle Road, Horetuduwa, Moratuwa.040461


[Death Acknowledgements]

DE ALWIS - MOTILAL - (09.09.1934 - 10.03.2017). Assistant Superintendent of Police (1957 Batch). Lived in Australia, loving husband of Rani, loving father of Manoji & Rajinda, father-in-law of Renuka & Hashini, grandfather of Kishan & Niran, brother of late Mabel, Norbert, Tudor, Duncan, Daisy, Kusuma & Asoka, brother-in-lasw of Lilika, Celine, Rupa, late Donald Jayatilleka, Richard Perera & Indra. We wish to acknowledge each & everyone who sent us messages of condolence, who helped us in numerous ways with the Bana & Almsgiving & all those who attended both occasions.040090
  

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