CHANDRASEKARA - DHARMADASA
Relict of late Irene (both Retired - Land Registry, Panadura) father of
Kumudini Gunatilleka (Retired Teacher - Rajakeeya Vidyalaya, Panadura),
Hema (Perth, Australia) and Lekha, father-in-law of Nimal Gunatilleka,
Surveyor (Retired CEB), Gamini Wijeratna (Perth, Australia, Ex CEB) and
Chandrasiri Gunawardena, Mawalgama Waga, expired. Cremation on 15.01.07
Wadduwa Cemetery at 4 p.m. 408/2, Talpitiya South, Wadduwa. TP.
DE MEL - LIONEL MARTIN
(Former Port (Cargo) Corporation & McLarens) at Rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved
husband of late Joyce, darling father of Joan (Aus), Jean, late Laksree, Deanna
(Aus), Anne, Chandima (Aus) & Andrea, father-in-law of Hubert Perera (Aus),
Beverly, Errol de Silva, Sandra (Aus), Malcolm de Silva & Pastor Tyrone Wille,
grandfather of Caryn, Tishani, late David, Jerome, Sonali, Thalia, Dimithri,
Dilhara, Shaleen, Cassandra, Ruwini, Shawn, Shirani, Rajeev, great grandfather
of Dishan, Stephen, Shannon, Isaac & Vehaan, brother-in-law of Ranee Fernando
(Aus). Service on Sunday 14th January at 2.15 p.m. Cortege leaves Mahinda
Funeral Parlour at 3.00 p.m. for Burial Galkissa Cemetery. Address: #30/7,
3rd Lane, Rawathawatta, Moratuwa.
DHARMASINGHAM - ROHINI
Beloved mother of Anusha, Romesh and Ajit, mother-in-law of Anthony Stewart,
daughter of the late Kamaladevi and Sinnathamby Kumarasamy and much loved sister
of Mohana, Hari, Radha and Gowri, passed away peacefully. Funeral rites will be
held at 79/5, Alexandra Place, Colombo 7. Cremation will be at Kanatta
(Hindu Section) Borella at 12 noon on Sunday 14th January 2007.
GOMES - IRIS CHRISTABEL (nee
FERNANDO) Wife of Aloysious Gomes, passed away peacefully on 12th Jan. 2007.
Loving mother of Bernedette (USA), Ajith (Canada), John (STF), Therese Shamini
(Seychelles), Priyantha (Galadari), Lakshmi, Susantha (Dubai), Ramona, Nishantha
(Male), Dinuka (Water's Edge), Dushantha (Australia), mother-in-law of Reienzi,
Maureen, Rita, Adrian, Dilip, Priyadharshani, Gerard, Carmel, Neville, Lasanthi,
Amila and Thushari. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. Delgahawatte
Road, Wanawasala, Kelaniya.
GUNATHILAKA - R.M. (Retired
Revenue Commissioner of Wayamba Provincial Council). Beloved husband of Chandra
(formerly teacher Kurunegala Maliyadeva Balika), loving father of Amila (Peradeniya
University), loving brother of Ratnayaka and Soma and late LB & TB,
brother-in-law of P.M. Gunaratne (formerly of NTC) and Prema, expired. Cortege
leaves residence on 14th January at 3.45 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,
Negombo Rd., Kurunegala. Udakotuwa, Ihala Nakalagamuwa, Kohilegedara.
GUNAWARDHANA - MRS D.B. (Horana)
Retired Senior Supervisor of Textiles. Beloved wife of Mr P.A.F. Gunawardhana
(Retired Supervisor of Textiles), mother of Dr Kanchana Munasinghe (Aluthgama),
Vijayanthi Watawala (California) and Anjali Mapa (Elastomeric - Horana),
mother-in-law of Channa (Technopolymers), grandmother of Kulanga and Guththika
(California), Chanakya (Royal College), Induwarani (Visakha), Ashvini and
Sithira (Thakshila), expired. Cortege leaves residence on 14th Sunday at 2.30
p.m. Cremation at Public Cemetery Horana at 3 p.m. "Siri Sewana", Isipathana
Mawatha, Wewala, Horana. (Phone: 034-2261521)
KULASEGARAM - DR. P. of
Alaveddy (retired Veterinary Research Officer, Veterinary Research Institute -
Kandy and Maxis & Company (Pvt) Ltd). Beloved husband of the late Sarojinidevi,
father of Vijitha, Renuka (Canada), Devika (Australia), father-in-law of Dr
Shivantha, Indrajit (Canada) and Rabinthran (Australia), brother of Dr.
Gnanasegaram, Vigneswary Gnanenthiran, Gnaneswary Sunder Eswaran and grandfather
of Amarnath, Siddharath, Shiran, Shihara, Keshini, passed away on 10 January
2007. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on Sunday
14.01.2007 from 7 a.m. and cremation at Borella Kanatte Crematorium at 1 p.m.
No. 6/3, Loyard Road, Havelock Town, Colombo 05. Tel. 2589459.
PARAMASWARY - SABARATNASINGHAM
of Naranthanai Kayts and later at 8/3/8 Metro Apartments, 55th Lane, Colombo 06.
Beloved wife of Ponnaiya Sabaratnasigham, loving mother of Sivakumaran
(Botswana) and Subodhini (Sydney), mother-in-law of Chandrabala and Sayanthan,
grandmother of Sabashini, Nirmalan, Seyron, Arun and Ashwin, passed away
peacefully on 28th of December 2006. Cremation took place at Sydney on 29th
December 2006. Informants Sabaratnasingham, S.K. Sivakumaran 267 3922078 & Subo
Sayanthan 61 2 99823315.
PERERA - LESLIE (Retired
Chief Probation Officer and former General Secretary YMCA Colombo). Beloved
husband of Leena, father of Indranie, Lakshman (Helpage / Care), Manel (Carey),
Vinitha, brother of late Eric late Harold and of Sydney (UK), father-in-law of
Annesley de Silva (Lake House Investments), Nelum and of Clifford Basnayake,
grandfather of Shanaka, Rohith, Nelakshi, Devdun. Cortege leaves residence 3.00
p.m. Monday 15th for Service at Baptist Church, Nugegoda. Cremation 5.00 p.m.
Kohuwala Cemetery. 12/1, Rupasinghe Mawatha, Nugegoda.
RATHNATHILAKA - P.D. Beloved
husband of Nalini, loving father of Dr. Sanjeewa, Dr Induni, Shashika and
Chanaka, father-in-law of Chaminda Arambawela, expired. Cortege leaves residence
16/50, Pelenwatte, Pannipitiya on Sunday 14th January, after religious
ceremonies at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at Kottawa Cemetery at 6 p.m.
SIRISENA - W.S.K. (SISIRA).
(Retired Locomotive Engine Driver). Beloved husband of Malini, loving father of
Ajith and Shehara, father-in-law of Lalith (Jayantha) of Mihijaya & Pushpa,
precious grandfather of Sheshadri, Senara, Udara and Bathiya, expired. Cortege
leaves residence, 36, 1st Avenue, Waragoda Estate, Kelaniya, at 9.30 a.m.
on Sunday 14th January. Cremation at 11.00 a.m. General Cemetery, Borella
AMARASINHA - GANASUNDARA
Beloved husband of late Sheila Amarasinha (nee Ferdinands), loving father of
Dilani (USA), Romenello (Lal), Sharon (USA), Treherne and Lyndi (USA),
father-in-law of Kutila Dias, Devika, Dhanika Perera, Marlon Fernando and
Richard Littlefield JR., loving pappy of Devantha, Shalani, Hamish, Jared,
Megan, Katryna, Dinesh, Christopher and Shelby, loving brother of Chandra
Goonewardene, Dayananda (Sonna) and Anula (UK). Cortege leaves 36, 2nd Lane,
Ratmalana on Monday 15th January at 12.45 p.m. Cremation at General
Cemetery, Borella at 2 p.m.
BARTHOLOMEUSZ - G.M.C. (KIT)
Retired D.T.I. (C.G.R.), beloved husband of Ilani, loving father of Austin (Duckwari
Estate) and Wendy, brother of late Annette, late Julian and late Henry (Bobby),
sister-in-law of Noeline (Australia) and Mangales, father-in-law of Anoma and
Christopher, grandfather of Dilan, Rochelle, Michelle and Jeremy, expired.
Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 14th
January. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Anglican Section). Australian
papers please copy.
LIYANAGE - LAMBERT Beloved
husband of Padma, loving father of Sanjeewa, Sanjeewani, Samantha (Eng. Loadstar
Pvt. Ltd.) and Sanjaya, father-in-law of Kamal (Manager - Browns Showroom),
Nushani and Dr. Mrs Rasika Liyanage (Base Hospital, Balangoda), brother of O.B.
Weerasekara (Retired Planter), late O.B. Dharmadasa (Retired Sports Officer),
Damma Kulathilake (wife of late Dr. Kulathilake), Orr Liyanage (Eng. Trinidad),
Dr. Chithra Mawalagedara (U.K.), Sarath Liyanage (Retired Technical Officer
Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council), Sam Liyanage (formerly RDA Eng. Proprietor
Falcon Tea Factory), Dr. Sunil Liyanage (MOH Municipal Council Ratnapura),
brother-in-law of Mrs Weerasekara, Mable Dharmadasa, late Dr. Kulathilake, Molly
Liyanage, late Dr. Mawalagedara, Latha Liyanage, Dilrukshi Liyanage, Dr. Dammika
Liyanage (MOH Kuruwita). Cremation at 6.00 p.m. Municipal Cemetery, Ratnapura.
Cortege leaves residence on Monday 15th January 2007 - "Chithrani"
PERERA - K.A.T. DURAN Retired
Police Inspector. Beloved husband of Regina, loving father of Sugandi (America),
Roshan (Canada), Lakshi, father-in-law of Saman (America), Anne (Canada),
Nishantha (Sterling Lanka - Katunayake), brother of the late Betram, late
Stanley, Mildred, Clarancia, Hilden, brother-in-law of the late Alosias Thamel,
Theresa, loving grandfather of John Hendry, Joshuwa, Thakshila, Emma, Nilakshan,
expired on 13.01.2007. Funeral will be held on Monday the 15th of January at
151, Angampitiya, Waikkala. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. Burial at
St. Mary's Church Cemetery, Bolawaththa.
THURAIRASALINGAM - A. (former
Finance Director of Lipton's) died on January 8, 2007 after a brief illness,
surrounded by loved ones. A.T. Lingam, a long time resident of 5/1, Castle St.,
Colombo 8, was the son of late Mr Aiyathurai and Mrs Thangaratnam Aiyathurai. He
was an honours graduate from the University of Ceylon (Colombo) and a fellow of
the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. He was an active member of
the Rotary Club of Colombo West. He is survived by his beloved wife Sathyadevi,
daughter Latha, son-in-law of Dr. Mahendra, granddaughters Dr. Dharini and Luxme,
son Jegan, daughter-in-law Sugantha, grandchildren Ashan and Priyanka, son
Muhundan, daughter-in-law Suganthy, grandchildren Vithushan and Devika, daughter
Amutha, son-in-law Thayaparan, granddaughters Brintha and Bavana, son Ahilan and
daughter-in-law Deepali, affectionate son-in-law of the late Mr & Mrs Rajendram,
loving brother of Mrs Thurairatnam Ponudurai, Mrs Paikiaratnam Sabaratnam (the
late), Mrs Guna Satchithanda, brother-in-law of the late Mr Ponudurai Ayar, Mr
Sellathurai Sabaratnam, Mr R. Satchithanantha (former Chief Accountant of C.T.B.),
and also Mr & Mrs Nagendra. His funeral was held on January 11th in Canada. His
family would like to thank those who stood by them during the time of grievance.
He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. 10, Rosemount Av., Apt.
110, Westmount, QC, H3Y 3K4, Canada. Telephone (1-905) 483-2162.
WETTASINGHE - D.P. Retired
Co-operative Headquarter Inspector, former Director, National Co-operative
Council and the Founder Chairman of the Co-operative Credit Society, Colombo
District. Beloved husband of late Mrs Leelaseeli Wettasinghe, retired Principal,
loving father of late Mahinda Wettasinghe (Attorney-at-Law) and Dr. Saroja
Wettasinghe, loving father-in-law of Dr Asoka Wettasinghe and A.N.S. Baminiwatte,
grandfather of Wansaja, Narmada and Ranga, expired. The cortege leaves residence
at 4 p.m. on Monday 15th January. Cremation will take place at 5 p.m. at
Udahamulla Cemetery. 92/1 B, Rubberwatte Road, Gangodawila, Nugegoda.