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.
BERTRAM VON HAGT - 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.