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DateLine Sunday, 27 April 2008





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
REV. FR. W.L.A. DON PETER as past Rector, and past Teacher is remembered by the Past Teachers’ Association, St. Joseph’s College with love and gratitude for his noble leadership. Today is the funeral.

VERY REV. MSGR. W.L.A. DON PETER was called to Eternal Rest in the Lord. His mortal remains will be brought to Chapel of St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10, at 10.00 a.m. His Grace the Archbishop Most Rev. Dr Oswald Gomis will preside at the funeral Mass today 27th April, at the Chapel of St. Joseph’s College, at 3.00 p.m. and the burial will be at the General Cemetery, Borella. Archbishop’s House, Borella.

- Passed away suddenly Saturday 19th April 2008 in Australia. Dearly beloved husband of Freda, precious father of Curtis and grandfather of Vanessa (Germany), son of the late Mr & Mrs Von Hagt of Ratmalana De Soysa Flats, brother of Malcolm, Sheila and Shirley (expired). The cremation was held at Altona Memorial Park on Thursday 24th April 2008. May his soul rest in peace.

GUNASEKARA - DIYAGAMA MUDIYANSELAGE SISIL RANJITH (Formerly Branch Manager National Lotteries Board), beloved husband of Manel Gunasekara (staff St Bridget’s Convent), loving father of Indika (BAM Exports & Services) and Charith (B.R. de Silva Co.), father-in-law of Mihiri (Janashakthi), grandfather of Nethmi, son of late D.M. Gunasekara of Pelmadulla and late Charlotte Matilda (Rupasinghe) Nugegoda, brother of late Dr Anura Gunasekara, late Daya Gunasekara, Sujatha Gunathilake, brother in-law of Chandra Gunasekara, Gamini Gunathilaka, Upul, Ruwan, Jayantha and Wasantha Lankathilaka, Dr and Mrs S.K. Liyanage, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 2 p.m. on Sunday 27th April for cremation at 3 p.m. General Cemetery, Borella. No.122, Veluwana Place, Colombo 09.

GUNAWARDHANA - MR TILAK ABESIRI passed away peacefully on 13th April 2008. Son of late Mr and Mrs C.D.A. Gunawardhana, beloved husband of Gayatri (nee Wijayathilake), loving father of Pushya, Sarala and Shyama, father-in-law of Indika, Charles and Jayendra, precious grandfather of Senuri, Janul and Oneli, brother of late Darmapala, Lakshmi, Badra, late Camala, Buddhadasa, Soma, Sama, Calyana, Daya, late Vajirapani, Vaidya and Asoka, brother-in-law of Irangani, Gaston, late Gamini, Mori, Visakha, late Dr Wimal, Sunethra, Geetha, Amitha, Thyagi, Dilrukshi, Savitri, late Robert, Shakuntala, Rajah, Arjuna, Lakshmi, Narada, Charmaine, Padmawarna, late Lalitha and Chandragupta. Cremated on Monday 14th April 2008.

RAJASINGAM - GLORY - At Rest with Jesus on the 18th of April 2008 (Aged 90), beloved wife of the late Rev Basil Rajasingam (former President of the Methodist Church of Sri Lanka), loving mother of Christobel, Christopher, Reggie and Thi Yen, grandmother of Chrishani, Surendran, Deborah, Bach Yen and Dominic and great grandmother of Imani and Levi. Her funeral was held in Sydney, Australia on the 23rd April 2008. Email : [email protected] and postal address 1/700 Victoria Road, Ryde NSW 2112 Australia.

SHUMSUDEEN - AZEEMA Beloved wife of late M.M. Shumsudeen. Daughter of late Mr and Mrs S.D.M. Sheriff of Matara, loving mother of Shihama and Shihara, mother-in-law of Mansoor Ismail, sister of late Najeema Zarook, late Jabir and late Raneema of Matara, sister-in-law of Mrs Sithy Saneeha Hammad, late S.A. Hammad and late M.O.M. Zarook. Janaza took place on the 19th April at Thalapitiya Jumma Muslim Burial Ground at 4.00 p.m. The immediate family members sincerely thank all those who attended the funeral and helped them in numerous ways. They regret their inability to thank them individually. 54/3, Bandaranayake Place, Galle.

WIJEWARDENA - M.A.S. (Vinee) of Nisansala, Maahara, Eheliyagoda. Husband of Nanda Gunasekara (Rtd. Teacher), father of Lt. Col. Ajith Wasantha (SLA - Artillery), Vishaka, Lt. Commander Jagath Hemantha (SLN - Missing in Action), Ganga (Staff - Saman Vidyalaya, Divrumpitiya), father-in-law of Thalatha, Stephen, Rajitha, Sarath, expired. Cortege leaves residence (203B, 3rd Lane, Athurugiriya Road, Homagama) at 1.00 p.m. on 27th (Sunday) for Cremation at 2.00 p.m. at the Niyandagala General Cemetery, Homagama.

DE SILVA - F.B.P. (Puppy) (Former Chairman, Mineral Sands Corporation & NIBM). Beloved husband of Vinitha (nee Jayasuriya), dearly beloved father of Athula, Hiranthi and Dharshana (all of USA). father-in-law of Pradeep Perera and Haruyo Nakashima (USA), brother of late Ari de Silva and Ariya Jayasuriya, brother-in-law of late Lionel, Leela, Prema, Daya and Reggie Jayasuriya and of Cyril and Tudor Jayasuriya, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence 291/29, Havelock Terrace, Colombo 5 at 4.15 p.m. on Monday 28th April. Cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte at 5.00 p.m.

FERREIRA - CYRIL SIMON (Ex Royal Army), loving husband of Rita, loving father of Lloyd (USA) and Susan, father-in-law of Ruth (USA) and Shadwel, grandfather of Sharlaine and Shane, brother of Mayrose and late Terrence and Violet. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 28th April. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).

KARUNADASA - MRS SOMA - Beloved wife of I.P. Karunadasa J.P. (Chairman, Priyantha Trading Agencies/ Sweet House), loving mother of Chula, Wasantha, Priyantha, Dushantha, loving mother-in-law of Sajini & late Sisira Peiris, loving grandmother of Dilini, Lakshan, Chathura, Hiruni, passed away. Burial at General Cemetery Minwanpitiya. Cortege leaves residence on 28th Monday 4.30 p.m. No.20, Walana Road, Panadura.


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