Sunday, 11 July 2010


Obituaries | - Sri Lanka
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CABRAAL - L. LITTLESON  (Justice of the Peace and Proprietor L.P. Cabraal and Sons). Son of late Peter Cabraal and Kusumawathie Wanigasooriya, husband of Padma (rtd. Manageress of Bank of Ceylon), father of Ruwanthi (UK) and Nuwanthi (APIIT), father-in-law of Chandrin Katuwawala (UK), brother of L.N. Cabraal (Captain), Hemalatha, Chandraseeli, Beatrice, Lorien, expired. Cremation takes place at Piliyandala Thumbowila Cemetery on (Monday) 12th July 2010. Cortege  leaves residence No. 09, Vidyala Mawatha, Piliyandala at 4.00 p.m.  

DEVASAGAYAM - The death is announced of Mrs ANNA MARY DEVASAGAYAM. Beloved wife of late Mr Raphael Devasagayam, precious mother of Calistus (Jeeva) Saudi Arabia, Merlin (Shanthi), Charles (Dharma) Canada, and Terrence (Terry) Canada, loving mother-in-law of Sushila, Thomas, Meng, (Canada) and Geraldine (Canada), sister of late Matilda, Anthonypillai and of Mary Magdalene (Ruby), ever loving grandmother of Krishan, Nishanth & Ratha, Melani & Ithavan, Nirosh & Sanju, Naveen, Celiene, Samantha and Brian, and great grandmother of Rishalini. The funeral took place on Friday, 9th July, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. Charles Devasagayam, 55, Ikley Road, Downsview, Ontario M3J 1C8 Canada. Sushila Devasagayam, 99/25K, DRO Road, 3rd Lane, Kandana. Tel. 2231572. 

DISSANAYAKE - INDRANIE Wife of late Reggie Dissanayake (advocate) of Matara, beloved mother of Dulani, Kamal, Harshanie & Yasoja, mother-in-law of Dhammika, Ramyachandra & Yasana, expired. Cortege leaves residence at No. 286, Thalawathugoda Road, Hokandara South on 11th Sunday to Borella Kanatta. 

FERNANDO - A.C. KINGSLEY  retired C.S.L.O. (Highways Dept. / RDA) dearly beloved husband of late Irene Fernando,  beloved father of Garvin (deceased),Roy (formerly State Distilleries Corp.), Sarath (UK), Nimal (Fonterra Brands Lanka) and Namalie,  father-in-law of Ingrid, Shihan, Thishanthi, Iroma and Guy loving brother of Douglas (deceased), Daisybell, Mercy and Durand (deceased),  loving grand father of Malinda, Nirasha, Ranath, Ashanthi, Nalaka, Madushi, Limandi, Nirusha, Rajitha, Nilukshi, Geshan, Sherusha and Thilini,  passed away to rest with Jesus. Cortege leaves residence No. 80, Thaladuwa Road, Negombo at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 12th July 2010 to St Mary's Church, Grand Street, Negombo for burial at General Cemetery, Negombo.  

GUNARATNA - SARATH  Beloved husband of Shirani, loving father of Vipuni & Vimukthi, son of late William & Prema Gunaratne of Ganewatte, Kurunegala, Brother of late Lalita, Mangalika & Vipula, son-in-law of Sumanadasa & Dayaseeli, brother-in-law of Niranjan, Chamila, Hassanthi, late Dayanthamal, Dilani & Kusum, passed away  in Sydney Australia. Cortege leaves residence 30/64/E, Malalasekera Mawatha, Colombo 07 on Monday 12th July 2010 at 4.30 p.m. Cremation at Borella, Kanatte.  

PRAKASH - Beloved son of Ratnagopal and Devi, ever loving brother of late Ravishankar, Sashi, Udesh & Sorubi, loving brother-in-law of Shashilekha, Vijayalingam, Charmaine & Sivapalan, darling father of Roshani, Jayan & Damon, passed away on the 6th and was cremated on the 7th according to his wishes. The parents thank all relations and friends for their presence and assisted them in various ways. 23, Charlemont Road, Colombo 6. 

QURATHULAYN - CADER Beloved wife of Marhoom A.M.A. Cader, mother of Umerina (Attorney-at-Law), Aznayn (Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka), Umran, daughter of late Marhoom LM Hashim, Sadiqaumma, sister of late Noorulayn, Salihashim, Kamalhashim, Ayesha and Hidaya, mother-in-law of Naizal and Shannaz, grandmother of Shabir, Hafsah, Ayyub. Janaza took place on 6th July 2010 to Dehiwela Jumma Mosque from 142/12, Galle Road, Colombo 03. 

SILVA - O.E. (EDMUND) Retired Teacher, Prefect of Games, Warden and Old Boy of Dharmaraja College, Kandy and Retired Teacher St. Bernadettes College, Polgahawela. Beloved husband of (late) Adeline and father of Drs. Thilak (OTL), Sarath (OSG), Nimal Ranjan and Kusum, father-in-law of Neelakanthi, Vindya, Sriyani and Gemunu, brother of Mrs. Hema Wickremasinghe, grandfather of Saliya, Nipuna and (late) Kusal, passed away serenely on his 90th Birthday and was cremated at the earliest on 30th June respecting his final wishes. Our gratitude love and thanks to friends, relatives, DRC Staff, Rajans, Dr. Alahakone Consultant Physician and KPH Staff as well as Ceylinco Nursing for their love and care. 160, Prithi Mawatha, Watapuluwa Housing Scheme, Kandy. 

SIVASUBRAMANIAN - SIVAYOGAN  Chartered Accountant, Bromley, Kent, England (formerly Finance Director of John Keells Ltd., and Managing Director of Schweppes).  Son of the late Mr & Mrs Sivasubramanian beloved husband of Rajeswary Sivayogan loving father of Sivakumaran and Ranjit, father-in-law of Kirubalini, grandfather of Janani and Gajan and brother of Umavathy, Bhuvaneswary, Shivanthan, Jegathambal, Naguleswary and the late Sivanesan, expired. Funeral on 10th July 2010 in the United Kingdom. Telephone No. 00442084602563. 

REV. FR. REGINALD de SILVA OMI expired. His mortal remains will lie at De Mazenod House, 40, Farm Road, Colombo 15 from July 10, 2010 evening to July 12, 2010. The Mass will be celebrated on July 12, 2010 at 9.30 a.m. at De Mazenod House. Thereafter the remains will be taken to the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, Kala Oya, Anuradhapura. The funeral mass will be celebrated on July 14, 2010 at 10.00 a.m. at Kala Oya. Burial at Kala Oya Church.  

DE ALWIS (nee JAYATHILAKE) - MYRA DORA Dearly beloved wife of late Ashley, mother of Tyronne, mother-in-law of Jacintha, sister of late Sudharma Wettewe and late Freddie Jayathilake, sister-in-law of Ivy Perera, Therese Abeykoon, Raphael de Alwis, late Rita Perera, Knightly de Alwis and late Tiddy Wettewe, passed away peacefully in New York, U.S.A. on 9th July 2010. Funeral Mass will be held on 12th July at 9.30 a.m. followed by Interment in Jamaica, New York. Tyronne De Alwis, 89-15, Parsons Boulevard, # 8A, Jamaica, New York 11432, U.S.A. Phone: 011 718 7250335 e-mail:  

FRASER - LALITHA MARILYN (nee ROGERS) At rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of Rev. Allan Fraser (The Christian Centre, Ratmalana), loving mother of Naomi (UK), Chris and Camille, mother-in-law of Amanda, daughter of the late Victor and Victorine Rogers and daughter-in-law of Jim and Agnes Fraser, loving sister of Shirley Nissanka, Yvonne Nadarajah and Daphne Seevaratnam. Remains will lie at residence 35/21, Ranawiru Major Rohan Liyanage Place (off St. Rita’s Road), Ratmalana until 10.00 a.m. on Monday 12th July, thereafter will be removed to the Christian Center, No. 16, First Lane, Ratmalana. Service at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 12th July. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Borella (General Christian Section). 

SELLATHURAI - MARY Beloved wife of late John, much loved mother of Kumar and Amutha, mother-in-law of Rajini and Joe Edwards, loving grandmother of Shivanthi, Gayathri and Trevin. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 11th July 2010. Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 3.30 p.m.  

WIJESURIYA - PUNYADASA (PERCY) Retd. DIG Police. Beloved husband of Philo (nee de Valliere), son of the late Don Mendias and Karunawathie Wijesuriya, brother of Prema, Wije, Channa (all deceased) and of Nanda, expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Sunday July 11th, 2010. Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 11.30 a.m.

DOLE - GUNARA Dearly beloved wife of the late T.J. Dole, darling mother of Dani, Shiraz and Shehan, daughter of the late Dr & Mrs T.B. Jayah, loving sister of Rowena and Thalib, and the late Tony, Razeena, Masnavi and Sabrina, beloved mother-in-law of Jafir Dawood, Imara and Maiyo Ahlip, granna of Azmara, Soraya, Nazrine and Jehad, great-grandmother of Briana, Sian, Jordan, Isabel, Sophie, Madeleine and Chloe, passed away peacefully in Melbourne on 10/07/2010. “Inna-lillahi-wa-inna-ilaihi-rajioon”. Funeral in Melbourne on Monday 12 July 2010 at 11 a.m. 85, Hunt Crescent, Clarinda, Vic. 3169. 

PERUMAL - M. MANONMANI Wife of late M.S. Perumal (Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation), beloved mother of Sadananthan, Indrani, Jeyaranee (Australia), late Jeyapalan, Wijayaluxmi, A.P. Chandi (UK), Vishvanathan (ex CTB), Paramanathan (UK), Balachandran (Germany) and Ashok Kumar (UK), mother-in-law of Thangarajah (Australia), Astrid (UK), Manohari (UK) and Nagulaswany (Germany), grandmother of Sudahar, Nirmalan, Priyadharshanee, Vinodinee, Niroshinee, Anthea, Annabel, Nirojan, Dilakshan, James, Annie, Prianka, Kaveena and great-grandmother of Vishvan, passed away on the 8th of July 2010. Funeral on Monday 12th July 2010. Cortege leaves E7, Anderson Flats, Park Road, Colombo 5 at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at 4.30 p.m. at the General Cemetery (Borella).

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