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DateLine Sunday, 22 April 2007





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BERENGER - CONSTANCE PHYLLIS (Cassie). passed away peacefully at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne on 20th April 2007. after a sudden illness. Daughter of Conrad & Phyllis (dec.). Dearly loved sister of Earle (dec.) Vilma, Conrad, Hilary, Zelma, Terrence, Pam and Larraine, sister-in-law of Chris Arendtsz, Yvette Berenger, Maureen Berenger, Joe Chelliah, Jeanette Berenger, Hilary Caspersz and John Tsoucalas. Will be very sadly missed. A service will be held on the 24th April at 6.30 p.m. at St. Theresa's Thimbirigasyaya. Your presence is greatly appreciated.  

GRIGSON - RENE  10th September 1921 - 11th April 2007. Wife of Ben (deceased). Loved mother of Binnie, Anna, Philip, Debbie, Romaine (deceased), Francis and Freddie, passed away peacefully in Australia. Now in God's care. 

GUNARATNE  - LIONEL  Beloved husband of late Mrs Prema Gunaratne, father of Channa Gunaratne and Amali Gunaratne, father-in-law of Ruklani Gunaratne and grandfather of Shanuka Gunaratne, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 41, Queen Mary's Road, Gampaha at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 22nd April 2007 for cremation at Kasagahawatte Burial Ground, Gampaha. 

HEWAGE - REGINA (nee JAYAWARDANA) Retired Teacher, beloved wife of late G.H. Milton (Ports Authority), mother of Jayantha Hewage (Ports Authority), Ravindra Hewage (S.L.B.C.) and Chandanie Hewage, mother-in-law of Pushpa Kariyawasam, Sujeewa Ratnaweera (Werahera Vidyalaya) and Hiran de Silva (Richard Pieris & Co.). Cremation on 22nd Sunday at 5 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Borella. 55/37, 1st Gemunu Lane, Udumulla Rd, Battaramulla.  

JEYALEDUMY GNANASEGARAM Dearly beloved wife of Gnanasegaram (A.G. Segaram retired A.G.A.), beloved daughter of late Mr Hathirimaniam 'Howater' and late Mrs Annapooraniammal, daughter-in-law of late Mr Arumugam "Vithanaiyar" and late Mrs. Chinnaachipillai, loving mother of Dr Gananakumaran (Janagan) Jayakumaran (Baba), Chandrakumaran (Chutta) and Anusha, loving mother-in-law of Kumuduni, Luxiya, Susithra and Franklin Fondly loved of grandmum of Vijith, Jevith, Sarujan, Rishan, Varshan, Jonathan, Hamish and Tanya and loving sister of late Krishanthai-Buvanenthran, Vijayaluxmy - Rasanayagam, Sivaganthi, Ramakrishnan, Thuraiappah, Ananthaluxmy - Ramakrishnan, expired. Cremation will take place at Hendon Crematorium (UK) at 10.30 a.m. on Sunday (22.04.2007). 15, Torbay Road, Harrow Middlesey HA2, 9QQ, UK. TP. 0044-2084222134. 

LATE MR. ILLAYATHAMBI SOMASKANDA (Retired Pharmacist). Beloved husband of Sarathadevi (Pharmacist NHSL), loving father of Dr Prashanthy Sutharshan (Norway), Dr Mathankumar and Sharmishta (Canada), loving brother of Kailayanathan (Teaching Hospital - Jaffna), Krishnarajah (India) and Thiyagarajah (Colombo), father-in-law of Nadarajah Sutharshan (Engineer - Conax Norway), loving grandfather of Aathish (Norway), passed away on Wednesday the 18th of April 2007. Last Salute could be offered from 12.00 noon to 9.00 p.m. today at Borella Jayarathne Funeral Parlour. Cremation would take place on Monday the 23rd of April 2007 at the same place and would be taken to the Borella Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. 16 3/9, Amaresekara Mawatha, Colombo-05. (2592034, 0777701307 - Mathan Kumar) 

PARANAHETTY - JERRY HECTOR (Solicitor UK) Beloved son of the late Edward David & Magdalene, loving husband  of the late Monica  (Solicitor UK), father of Anthony (Tony) (Reuters UK), father-in-law of Christene, grand father of Magnus, brother of the late Doreen Tillekeratne and Hermann, Elizabeth (Eva), Dagma, Bernard (Bunny), brother-in-law of the late Milward and Asoka, Asela Lorna Paranahetty, uncle of Damayanthi & Rohan, Marie & Romesh, Ashanthi & Eardley, granduncle of Rosemarie, Angela, Amanda and Jaysen, passed away on the 17th April 2007. Funeral Mass at 9.15 a.m. on 27th April at All Saints Catholic Church, 529, Kenton Road, Kenton, UK then burial  at 10.30 a.m. at Carpenders Park Cemetery, Oxhey Lane, Carpenders Park followed by a gathering at 11.30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua's Church Hall, 5, Garrett Road, Edgware. 48, Wilton Way, London E8 1BG, UK. Tel: (+44 207) 096 8456. (Family flowers only. Donations in lieu for Cancer research at Holy mass will be offered for the repose of the soul at, our lady of Good Health Church Mabole, Sri Lanka on 28th April 2007, at 9.30 a.m. Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the mass. 12, Bangalawatte Terrace, Mabole, Wattala. Tel: 94-11-2936502. 

PARANAHETTY - JERRY HECTOR (Solicitor UK) Beloved son of late Edward David & Magdalene, loving husband  of late Monica  (Solicitor UK), father of Anthony (Tony) (Reuters UK), father-in-law of Christene, grand father of Magnus, brother of the late Doreen Tillekeratne and Hermann, Elizabeth (Eva), Dagma, Bernard (Bunny), brother-in-law of late Milward and Asoka, Asela Abeyagoonasekera, Lorna Paranahetty, loving uncle of Damayanthi & Alexis, Marie & Romesh, Ashanthi & Eardley, granduncle of Rosemarie, Angela, Amanda and Jaysen, died in London 17th April 2007. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 12, Bangalawatte Terrace, Mabole, Wattala. Tel: 94-11-2936502. 

RAJARATNAM - LEELA. Safe in the arms of Jesus, loving wife of late Arthur, darling mother of Chelva (USA), Shanthi (Chinese Dragon), Veronica (Canada), Tony (SGS Lanka), Jennifer (Canada), Ingrid (Dawn) and Trevene (Yemen), mother-in-law of Callista (USA), Christine (Seylan Bank), late Rex Lawrence, Bala (formerly Indian Airlines), Janaka (Doha-Qatar) and Nilmini (Galle), sister of Jane Sabaratnam, darling grandma of Niroshan, Sherantha, Sharon, Timothy, Steven, Jerome and Trevor, passed away peacefully in Canada on 17th April 2007. - 1200 Bridletowne Circle, Unit 504, Scarborough, Ontario, M1W 279, Canada - 28, Initium Road, Dehiwala. 

RANAWEERA - PADMASIRI (Retired Principal - Dhammissara Central College - Naththandiya). Beloved husband of Mrs D.G. Mallika Jayathilake, loving father of Disna Ranaweera, Chandima Ranaweera and Prabash Ranaweera, loving father-in-law of Sarath Wimalagunasekera, Krishnajith Pallawela and Nishani Jayasinghe, expired. Funeral will take place on Sunday 22nd at 4 p.m. at Udugampola General Cemetery. 44, "Mithila", Seeduwa Road, Udugampola. Tel. 94-33-2220343. 

SENEVIRATNE - UPALI (UK). Beloved husband of Pansy, loving father of Ranjit (UK), Rajini, father-in-law of late Hathie and Vincent, loving grandpa of Suzzane and Antony and dearest brother of late C.N. (Auto Sales) and Jayanti, expired. Cremation took place in Wimblendon, London on 17th morning. 

SENIOR PROFESSOR W.A. JAYATHISSA Department of Economics & Social Statistics, Sri Jayawardhanapura University. Beloved husband of Kanthi Jayathissa (Retired Assistant-Director Planning - Divisional; Secretarial Office - Meerigama), brother of W.A. Dayawathie, brother-in-law of D.A. Chandrasiri (Retired SLAF Officer), expired. Cortege leaves residence Hakurukumbura, Meerigama at 4.00 p.m. on 22nd Sunday for cremation at the Wilwatta Crematorium, Meerigama. 

VAN TWEST - IRENE Beloved wife of late Donald Van Twest (Department of Highways), loving mother of Ian, Yvonne, Eric Therese Janice Judy Mona and Thyra, mother-in-law of Thelma Wilma Harrol Prins Tony Shantha and late Wimalaratna and Dennis. Cortege leaves residence Tennekoon Mawatha, Gaiyala Kuliyapitiya at 3.00 p.m. Sunday 22nd for Roman Catholic Burial Ground, Gaiyala, Kuliyapitiya. 

VISUVARATNAM - DR. MAILOO (Formerly Visiting Physician at Kandy, Kurunegala, Jaffna and Batticaloa Hospitals), passed away peacefully on 17th April 2007 in England. Beloved husband of Dr. Thana and loving father of Kumi and brother of late Mr. Jeyaratnam (U.K.), Dr. Gunaratnam (Jaffna), Prof. Selvaratnam (South Africa), Mrs. Ranee Rajadeva (U.K.), Mrs. Yoga Ranganathan (U.K.), Dr. Ganesaratnam (Surgeon Colombo), Mrs. Pushpa Mohanadas (Colombo), Dr. (Mrs.) Selva Praisoody (U.S.A.) and Mrs. Punitha Sivakumaran (U.S.A.). St. Alhans, U.K.

WIJESEKARA - D.S. (Wije). (Retired M.Lt, MRI, Medical Center Dehiwala). Beloved husband of Amitha and loving  father of Dr. Naleen (Sweden), Champa, Shiran, father-in-law of Deveka Dr. Sanna (Sweden), Thushari, precious grandfather of Janodh, Nirodh, Senura, Lesini, passed away. Cremation on Sunday 22nd morning 10 a.m. at Mt. Lavinia. Contact: 94-11-2632410. No. 20, 2nd Lane, Maligawa Road, Ratmalana. 

WIJEYEWICKREMA - C.F. (SARATH)  Ex. Civil Aviation / Airports Authority,   beloved husband of Mallika, loving father of Sandya (Hayleys MGT), Aruna (Lt Col - SL Army), Geethani (Mihin Lanka), loving father-in-law of Anura (Lanka Walltiles), Rohana (Forward Air Aviation), Nilanthi (The Spice Council), loving grandfather of Chanodhi, Tirani, Navya, Pavith, Sanuk, Nadil and Onethra, expired. Cremation on Sunday 22  April at 5.30 p.m. at G.C. Borella. Cortege leaves residence 51, Siripura, Hokandara Road, Thalawathugoda at 4 p.m.

DE SILVA - DR. CHITRAL PANINI (Retired Surgeon). Beloved husband of Dr. Gnana and darling father of Sandini, father-in-law of Arjuna, brother of late Dr. Stanley, Eileen, Evadne, Kathleen, Dr. Guy, Nelina and Dr. Manel, passed away peacefully and the funeral took place on Saturday 21st April. No. 55, Welikada Watte, Rajagiriya.  

MARASINGHE - NOEL (NOELINE)  Beloved wife of Kirthi (formerly Insurance Corporation & Rovim Concrete), loving mother of Nalin, mother-in-law of Shireen, much loved grandmother of Shenal, daughter of the late Don Albert and Dona Agnes Rodrigo, sister of Basilda, late Anna, Adeline, Patrick and  Leo, daughter-in-law of late Mr and Mrs H.B. Marasinghe of Badulla. Cortege leaves residence No. 22, Naramminiya Road, off Biyagama Road, Peliyagoda, Kelaniya at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 22nd April. Burial at St. Mary's Church Burial Ground, Peliyagoda.  

PEIRIS  - MRS. KALUGALA ALICE KARUNAWATHIE. - Beloved wife of late Mr. Waradana Tudor de Silva of Randobe, Ambalangoda, loving mother of Prof. Mohan de Silva (University of Sri Jayawardenepura) and Nilupa de Silva (Kottawa Ananda Vidyalaya), mother-in-law of Dr. Dhammika Godagama (Colombo South Teaching Hospital), expired. Cremation at Udahamulle Cemetery on Monday, the 23rd of April at 3.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence 23/6, 2nd Lane, Egodawatta Road, Borlaesgamuwa  at 2.00 p.m. No flowers by request.

FERNANDO - MALIK.  (Managing Partner B.T.W.A. Fernando & Co. Colpetty). Beloved husband of Olga (Suja) and loving father of Nirmali & Nirmal, son of late Arthur Fernando  and Josephine Fernando, brother of Nimal, Surendra and Ira Maldeniya. Cortege  leaves residence on Monday 23rd April 2007 at 3.30 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatta Borella at 5 p.m. R/C Section. 19/1 Kohilakotuwa Road, Godigamuwa, Maharagama. TP. No. 94 11 2840711.


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