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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. 0384921453.

 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 Kanatta. 

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" Lellopitiya. 

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.

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