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DateLine Sunday, 14 October 2007





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

DE SILVA  - PRADEEPA  NISHENDRIKA -  Beloved daughter of Rangith and Nalini and sister of Prasad, Manthrini, Bishan, sister-in-law of Mary, expired. Cortege leaves 14th Sunday at 4.00 p.m. 150, Moratuwa Road, Piliyandala. Cremation at Kohuwela Cemetery.  

DISSANAYAKE - MALATHI  - Beloved wife of the late D.B. Dissanayake (Former Principal, Maliyadewa College, Kurunegala), loving mother of Savitri, Mandri, Kashyapa, Vajira, Devani, Rahula and Ayona, loving mother-in-law of Ariyaratna Nihal Obeyasekere, Ramani, Palitha Pethiyagoda, Udaya Dangahadeniya, Shiromalee and Subash Jayawardena, passed away peacefully on October 11 in Houston, USA. Cremation will take place on Sunday October 14 in Houston. 13902, Winter Harvest Court, Houston TX 77059, USA. 

JAYASINGHA - MISS PADMINI (Art Teacher - Vajira College - Rtd. Royal College and Royal Institute). Beloved sister of Shanti, sister-in-law of Ramya Jayasingha and L.N. Perera, cousin of Joyce and Rukmani, aunty of Thanusha, Thushan, Ruchira, Bihani, Manoja, Manik and Dilruni, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 14th October at 2.30 p.m. for Cremation at Borella Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. “Swasthi”, Kothalawala, Kaduwela. 

KARUNARATHNA - D.K.A. Chief Security Officer. Holy Cross College, Gampaha, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 31, Mudagamuwa, Bemmulla for interment at the Mudagamuwa Burial Ground on Sunday, 14th October at 4.00 p.m. Principal & staff of Holy Cross College, Gampaha. 

MENDIS - EDNA (nee DE MEL).  Safe in the arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of the late Hubert J A Mendis, loving amma of Hiranthi & Priyalal Fernando, Aruni  & Sunanda Perera and Lilani & Hiran Weerasekera, daughter of the late Mr and Mrs. Andrew J de Mel, fondest Ammamma of Priyesh, Radhika, Sanjiv, Devshan, Dinali, Indika and Surani, beloved sister of the late Iris and of Lita, Dulcie and Esme. Cortege leaves residence “Hill - Side”, No. 51, de Soysa Road, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa on 15-10-2007 at 4.00 p.m. for Service at Holy Emmanuel Church Moratuwa at 4.30 p.m. and burial thereafter. 

SAMARANAYAKE - ASTRID (bee FERNANDOPULLE) (formerly HNB). Loving wife of Suresh (NatWest Bank, UK & formerly HNB, NTB, UBC) darling Mama of Kevin & Nedra, daughter of Consy and the late Ambrose, daughter-in-law of Kenneth & Maureen, sister of Christine David & Lorette Perera, sister-in-law of Tony, Cecil, Shalini & Priyantha De Pinto, Gihan & Fatima, Dilshan & Nelumdini, Christine & Warren Lowe. The ashes will be brought to St. Mary’s Church, Lauries Road, Bambalapitiya for Service at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 17th October and thereafter interment at General Cemetery (RC Section) Kanatte Borella. No. 7A, Francisco Place, Moratuwa. 

SANDRASEGARAM - ARUNASALAM (Retired Chief Education Officer). Beloved husband of Parameswary, loving father of Paramaguru (Australia), Shan Shanmuganathan, late Kumaraguru, Dr Gnanakaran (USA) and Arunagiri (Australia), father-in-law of Gowri, Renuka, Janaki, Brintha and Anuvina, loving grandfather of Abirami, Senthooran, Sudarshan, Yanitra and Sahana, expired. Cortege leaves No. 74/1, Ward Place, Colombo 7 at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 14th October 2007 for cremation at the Kanatte Cemetery Hindu Section at 4 p.m. 

SHANMUGANATHAN - CHELLIAH Retired Engineer (Territorial Civil Engineering Organisation (TCEO)). Son of late Chelliah and late Sellamma, beloved husband of Lokampikai, loving father of Subana, Manchuna and Sulojana, father-in-law of Manoharan brother of late Sarasvathy, Thangamani and Sothinathan, brother-in-law of P.S.L. Nathan, Gunaratnam, Selvanayaki, late Somasundram, Susiladevi and Balakrishnan, passed away in New Zealand on 12 October 2007. His remains will be cremated on Sunday 14, October, 12.30 - 2.00 p.m. in New Zealand according to Hindu religious rites following a prayer (Malaysian papers please copy). Address: 33, Court Crescent, Panmure, Auckland, New Zealand. Email:,. 

WICKREMASINGHE - SUREN Beloved husband of Tanya, son of late Dr S.A. and Doreen Wickremasinghe, father of Maya, Sonia and Sasha, brother of Suriya, grandfather of Sebastian, Nicolas and Anna, brother-in-law of Desmond Fernando, father-in-law of Roberto Bentjerodt, passed away peacefully after a brief illness. The funeral will take place on the 14th of October, leaving the residence at 8, Bawa Place, Colombo 8, for cremation at Borella Kanatte at 5 p.m. No flowers please. Donations may be made to the Sri Lanka Cancer Society.

ATAPATTU - HEMA. The death is announced of Hema Atapattu J.P. All island formerly of the Health Department, beloved husband of Wimala, loving father of Dr. Dhammika USA, formerly at the Faculty of Medicine Peradeniya, loving father-in-law of Dr. Sumudu U.S.A. formerly faculty of Law University of Colombo. Cortege leaves 56/A/2, Sangaraja Mawatha, Kandy at 2 p.m. on 15th Monday for cremation at Mahaiyawa at 3.30 p.m. 

NANAYAKKARA - LT. COL. GAMINI - (Sri Lanka Army, People’s Bank and former President of Sri Lanka Judo Association), son of late Mr & Mrs Edwin Nanayakkara, beloved husband of Devika Gamalathge, loving father of Chamika, Nawanthie and Sasitha, brother of Daya Nanayakkara, Ranjani Karunarathne, Swarna Nanayakkara & late Mr. Wimal Nanayakkara, son-in-law of Mr. Sugathadasa Gamalathge & late Mrs. Agnes Jayasooriya, brother-in-law of M. Gunapala, Sarath Karunaratne, Wimaladasa Perera, Leela Nanayakkara, Sujith Gamalathge & Sulochana Gamalathge, expired. Cortege leaves residence 638, Asiri Uyana, Dodangahahena, New Town, Gothatuwa at 3.30 p.m. on 15-10-2007 & cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Borella Kanaththa Cemetery. 

RANASINGHE - SOMA THERESE  Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of late Emile D.E.M. (C.G.R.), darling mother of Manel, late Anthony (Tony) and Nihal (Retired S.L.A.F.), Rohini, Marine, Shiranee, (Retired HNB), Geraldine (Gerry), Donna (Patsy) and Ronnie (Australia), mother-in-law of late Kingsley Pandithakoralege, Beulah, Vilma, Tulsie Randeniya, Lakshman Ellawala and Rol De Abreu, late Maryse, sister of late Elsie, Alfred and Buddhadasa, Darling grandmother of Rohan, Nimal, Sunil and Surani, Roshan, Shiromi and Shiranthi, Ruwani, Roshini and Amali, Ramesh and Rukshan, Marlon, Shannon and Rhiannon, Stephanie and Stefan. Cortege leaves 21A, Clifford Place, Bambalapitiya at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 15th for Service at Jesuit Chapel, 31, Clifford Place, Bambalapitiya. Burial at St. Thomas’ Chruch Burial Ground, Kotte at 4.30 p.m.  

RANAWEERA - SUDANTHA  (Formerly of FDK, Quality Assurance Manager - SRN Steel). Beloved husband of Devini (Sarasavi Uyana College), loving father of Nirandi and Niwandi, brother of Senerath (Lalan Group) and Shiran (University of Peradeniya), expired. Cremation on Monday 15th October at 5.00 p.m. at Kegalle Cemetery. Ekiriyagala, Kegalle.  

SELVARAJAH - P. (Attorney-at-Law & Notary Public), passed away on Friday, the 12th of October 2007 in Colombo. Aged 83. Beloved husband of Vasaspathy, loving father of Sri Haran, Sreejayan, Srinithy and Sri Gajan, loving grandfather of Roshan, Chrishara, Jeremy, Yashvanthan, Yudhistren, Sarika, Vimukthi and Sakthi, loving brother of late Krishnarajah, Shanmuganathan and Thiyagarajah, loving father-in-law of Nagaranjani, Geetha, Nandasekaran and Suvendra. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, the 15th of October 2007 at 03.30 p.m. and cortege leaves Jayarathna Funeral Parlour for burial at Borella Cemetery. Telephone No. : 011-2540590. 19/150, Farm Road, Mattakkuliya, Colombo - 15.


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