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DateLine Sunday, 20 April 2008





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
AL-HAJ ZAHIR BARY ISMAIL (Partner of Elite Electricals - Galle). Beloved husband of Hajiani Nafeesathul Hussaina, loving father of Faiz Hassan, Fawzul Munawwara and Fathima Shahama, brother of Kamil Ismail and Humaid Ismail, father-in-law of Fathima Sharafiya, Mohamed Thahir and Ahamed Shareek. Janaza took place at resident 293, Olcott Mawatha, Galle, on 17th April 2008 at 11.00 a.m. for burial at Muhiyaddeen Jumma Mosque, Thalapitiya, Galle.

DASSANAYAKE - OWEN (retired Commissioner for Workmen’s Compensation), son of late Mr and Mrs H.B. Dassanayake of Kurunegala, husband of Rukmani nee Hewagama, loving father of Chandima, Rajeendra and Dinendra, father-in-law of Himali and Suranga, grandfather of Raneve, brother-in-law of Brigadier Donald Hewagama, Lettitia, the late Edmund Illeperuma, the late R.M.B. Rajapakse and the late Lakshmi and of Ophelia, brother of Indrani and Malathi, brother-in-law of Udeni Bandaranayake and late Gasper Lambert, expired. Cremation Sunday 20th April, Borella Cemetery at 11.00 a.m. Residence leaving at 9.30 a.m. 157, Ketawalamulla Lane, Colombo 09.

GNANAPRAGASAM - JOHN VINCENT (Retired Food Controller Colombo). Beloved husband of Annaluxmy (Rasathi), loving father of Raveeni (Melbourne), Raveendran (U.K.), father-in-law of Sri Kanthan (Mohan), grandfather of Shalini and Krishni, passed away peacefully on 18th. Funeral will take place on Tuesday 22nd April in Melbourne, Australia. Contact No. 0061398871165.

JURIANSZ - MONTY (EX Army), son of late Reginald and Mabel, fondly loved brother of Peggy, Paul, Lois Wijetunge, Pam Diaz, Jean Jayasinghe and Marlean Marshall, passed away peacefully on 30th March 2008 in Brisbane, Australia. 41, Udyana Mawatha, Gangodawila, Nugegoda.
KODIKARA - SURATHISSA Formerly Field Officer, Agrarian Services, beloved husband of Gnana, loving father of Lilanthi, father-in-law of Kumara, expired. Cortege leaves residence “Santhapurena”, Wadugoda, Hikkaduwa at 4.30 p.m. on 20th April 2008 for Cremation at General Cemetery, Hikkaduwa at 5.00 p.m.

LE GRAND - LORETTA RITA - Dearly beloved wife of Francis, darling mother of Dave and Allan, daughter of late Kingsley & Iris Jayasekera, loving sister of Jennifer, Randy, Susan, Ronald and Charmaine. Entered into Eternal Life. Funeral took place on 18.04.2008. 3, Ryan Place, Mt. Druitt, N.S.W. 2770, Australia.

NAGALINGAM - KUMARASINGAM (Retired Teacher). Dearly beloved husband of Jebainkithan Kumarasingam, beloved father of Rajes (Assistant Secretary of the Ministry of Social Services and Social Welfare), Yoges (Switzerland) and Jude (UK), beloved father-in-law of Krishnamoorthy (High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in Bangladesh), Joseph (Switzerland) and Sharmila (UK) and beloved grandfather of Dharshini, Priyanka, Kasturi, Dominik, Pravin and Lishanth. Cortege leaves residence No. 8 B, Nalandarama Road, Nugegoda on 20th Sunday at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Borella.

NISSANKA nee SETUNGA - GRACE MATILDA Beloved wife of late Henry Nissanka, much loved mother of Sunethra (44, Buick St, Petone 5012, NZ) and Daya (19, McGowan Rd, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt 5014, NZ), mother-in-law of Dr Rex Perera and Charmaine, loving grandmother of Roshan, Travis and Mihiri, sister of late Rev. Peter, Julian, Margaret Peiris, Martha Gunasekera, Manuel, Edna Gunawardana, Philip, Edwin, James, Beatrice Gunaratna and Martin, passed away peacefully on 6th April 2008 in New Zealand. Funeral service was on 9th April at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, followed by interment at Taita Cemetery.

RIZA SALIE, Son of late Usuff and Rahma Salie, beloved husband of Shereen, father of Ryhaana, Muhammadh, late Fathima and Sharmila, brother of Khair-un-nisa, Ameena, Farida, Tilly, Ysuff, late Khyre and Ahamed, expired on 8th April 2008. The Janaza took place at the Dehiwala Burial Ground on the same day. The family wishes to thank all those who extended their help and support.

TITTAWELLA - THAMARASA DELWITA Beloved wife of late Justice Noel Tittawella, loving mother of Lalith, Mano and Anil, loving mother-in-law of Susan, Hemamala and Suranjika, passed away peacefully on 17th April 2008. Cortege leaves No. 8, 2nd Lane, Galpotta Road, Nawala on Monday 21st April at 4.15 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte at 5.00 p.m.

WANIGASOORIYA - D.S. Beloved husband of Mrs S. Wanigasooriya (Notary Public), father of Vasantha (Dodangoda M.V.), Sarath (Agriculture - Bentota), Sisira (Ministry of Agriculture), Dr Chandrani (Australia), Pushpakumara (Agriculture - Bombuwala), Bandula (Sooriya Farms), Anura Srilal (Rubber Research - Akuressa), Shamalie (Matugama - Ananda), Sanath (Broad - Sword Apparels), father-in-law of Ariyadasa Liyanagama, Dr Kamani, Dr Kamani Denawaka (NHSL), Nihal, Renuka, Chandrani, Dr Nilani, Ruwan and Udeni. Funeral will take place on Sunday 20th April at 2 p.m. at the Public Cemetery at Meegahatenna. (Tele: 034-2284558).

ABEYGOONAWARDENA - RENUKA (nee Seneviratne), - Loving wife of Noel (B.W.S.C Lanka Pvt. Ltd. Power Barge), darling mother of Ushara (St. Peter’s College), daughter of late Mr & Mrs Eddie Seneviratne, daughter-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Ivan Abeygoonawardena, sister of Kanthi and Neelani, sister-in-law of Mala, Malini & Anton, Rosemary & Milroy, Sriyani & Herbert, Marie & Mahadeva, Anne & Anura and Rohan. Cortege leaves No.47, 3rd Cross Street, Panadura on 21st April at 3.30 p.m. Burial at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery, Panadura.

FERNANDO - MARK ANTHONY (Formerly of Radio Ceylon). Dearly beloved husband of Antoinette, loving father of Kanthi Goonesekera, Nedra Pereira, Mohan, Tamara Perera (Australia), Trishan (USA) & Tanya Muller, passed away on 17th April 2008. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on 21st & 22nd April. Cremation on Tuesday 22nd April at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Kanatte.

PERERA - MRS P.K. - Beloved wife of Samson Botheju, loving mother of Shyma Botheju and Hemantha Botheju (Lawyer), loving mother-in-law of B.H. Ananda and Disnee, expired. Cremation will take place at Maharagama Godigamuwa Cemetery on 20th Sunday at 6 p.m. 12/A, Welyaya Rd, Nawinna, Maharagama. Tel. 4594612.


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