DE SILVA - MRS R.M.B. (NANDA JANAKI) Dearly beloved wife of
Buddhadasa de Silva, loving mother of Nalini, Duleep (Bahrain), Kumudini,
Chandrika, Mahendra & Deepika (USA), sister of Upajeewa, Alice, Mappy, Dilly,
Noncy & Jenny, mother-in-law of Clive, Sandra, Joy, Theoni & Manura (USA),
grandmother of Pasindhu, Erandha, Janidhu, Anaali, Amaavi & Vaishaali, expired.
Cremation will take place on Sunday 06th July 2008 at 4.30 p.m. at General
Cemetery, Borella. Her mortal remains lie at 62/1-B, Quarry Road, Mirihana,
DE SILVA - PUNYA Beloved wife of late Alfred de Silva of Magalle, Galle,
loving mother of Niranjala, Manoj & Jal, mother-in-law of Sisira Hapangama &
Shani de Silva, loving sister of late Clement, Tom, Lena, Siridasa, Amara &
Naomal, sister-in-law of late Padma, Dharmadasa, Nissanka & Lilian, Kirthsiri,
Geetha & Sushila. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cremation on Sunday
6th at 6 p.m. General Cemetery Borella. 380, Gonawela, Kelaniya.
DISSANAIKE - PROF. GEORGE (Emeritus Professor of Physics). Beloved
husband of Vijayalakshmi, father of Dr Gishan (Cambridge University), brother of
late Ben (Government Analyst), Prof. Stanley (Parasitology), Estelle and late
Bernice and Joyce, father-in-law of Padmika, and grandfather of Gyan and Avindra.
Service at residence 450/32, Piachaud Gardens, Kandy, on Sunday July 6th
at 4.00 p.m. Cortege leaves for Mahaiyawa Anglican Section for burial at 4.30
p.m. No flowers by request.
FERNANDO - W.K.B. VIOLET CHANDRAWATHI Beloved wife of late Danoris De
Silva, loving mother of Pushpa Ginige, Ranjith Ginige, Vijitha Ginige, Bodana
Ginige, Ajith Ginige, mother-in-law of Pathmasiri De Silva, Vishaka, Irani,
Gabi, Kalyani, passed away at the age of 93 years. Funeral at 4.00 p.m. on
Sunday the 06th July 2008 at Ambalangoda General Cemetery. All friends and
relatives please accept this sorrowful intimation. No. 30, Old Elpitiya Road
(opposite Town Council), Patabendimulla, Ambalangoda.
GOONETILLEKE - F.L.G. (LEO) (ex Rowlands Ltd.) Beloved husband of Anita,
father of Anusha and Saman, brother of Merril, father-in-law of Ananda and
Senani, grandfather of Udini, Dilumi (Methodist College, Kollupitiya), Adeepa
(St Peter’s College, Bambalapitiya), expired. Cortege leaves residence on
06.07.2008 at 3.00 p.m. for burial Fatima Church, Dippitigoda. 401/A,
Subodharama Mawatha, Dippitigoda, Kelaniya.
GUNASEKERA - Dr N.C.D. MAHINDADASA (practiced in Embilipitiya), beloved
husband of Kamala, loving father of Jayavi, Dilani, Dilika (UK), father-in-law
of Bhagya, Nalin (UK), brother of late Wimalasiri, late Buwasena, Donald,
Wilson, late Chandradasa, Reginald, Jayanthi, late Tilina, Gordon, late Herman,
Kamala, Chandra, Dayaratna and Bernard, expired. Cremation at 3.30 p.m. on
Sunday 6th July. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. “Swasthigiri”, Elpitiya
HAJIANI SAMHABEEBI (of Temple Rd). Daughter of Marhoom S.L.M. Yoosoof and
Marhooma Ummu Nabeesa, beloved wife of Marhoom Al-haj Thaha, mother of Badriya
(New Zealand), Cadir Hassen (Iraq), Jowzi and Miftha (USA), sister of Marhooms
Bishrul Hafi, Yehiyazahabi, Mujahid, Huzaifa and of Ismail Ansar, mother-in-law
of Maj. Zavahir (New Zealand), Rinza, Mifthiya and Nabeela (USA), grandmother of
Farshan (Australia), Fazmina (USA), Safraz (UK), Ismitha, Farhani,m Isthihara,
Ilma, Uzma, Hawna and Aalam (USA), sister-in-law of Hassena (Poonona), paternal
aunty of Sabry and Imran, expired. Janaza took place on 29th June 2008 at
Maligawatte Burial Ground. 227, Darley Road, Colombo 10.
HARDIE - MILLICENT JOYCE August 22, 1920 - July 1st, 2008, passed away
peacefully in Brisbane, Qld. Beloved wife of George (deceased), Melb.
loving sister of Annette de Niece and Therese Johnson (deceased) Sri Lanka, much
loved mother of Vernon, Mignon, Glen, Corrinne and Tyronne, loving grandmother
of Vern, Troy, David, Geraldine, Dean, Tara, Lance and Liam, aunt of Raynal,
Marianne, Adrian and Willo (Sri Lanka), will be sadly missed. Funeral in
Melbourne on Thursday 10th July at 2.15 p.m.
JOSEPH -NOEL K (Retired Civil Engineer, Formerly of PWD / Highways Dept.,
Sri Lanka; Ministry of Works, Maiduguri, Nigeria; RTA Glen Innes, NSW Australia;
Worley, Laos & Vietnam), beloved son of late Paul & Daisy Joseph (nee
Thambimuttu - Batticaloa), beloved husband of Princy, father of Vijendran and
Jeevendran, uncle of Leela Durairaj, father-in-law of Pramila and Manosha,
brother of late Jeyam, Ivy, Leslie, late Pakki and Kamala, brother-in-law of
Erin, late Theodore & late Nadesan, Lily, late Iris & Syla, Ranji, Rita,
grandfather of Nishan, Annika and Alex, expired. Burial on Monday 7th July 2008
at 1.30 p.m. at Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney, Australia. #5, Sussex Road,
Kellyville NSW 2155, Australia. Tel. +61 4311 50867. Foreign papers please
OFFEN - HELEN NORAH (nee BUCKLEY) Wife of the late Cyril, mother of Anne
(Ceylinco Insurance General), late Doreen and of Tony, Christine (Brandix) and
Michael, mother-in-law of Maurice, Sharon, Lloyd and Shanthi, sister of Joan
(UK) and the late Hal and Eileen. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour
at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 6th July. Burial at General Cemetery (R.C. Section)
PAIVA - AGNES JUDITH Beloved wife of late J. Louis Paiva, mother of
Freddy (Canada) and Martin (Australia), mother-in-law of Leilani and Sue,
grandmother of Lisa, daughter of late Mr & Mrs Arul V. Rodriguez, sister of
Esther, Rex, late Ramani and Ignatius, passed away peacefully and a private
funeral took place according to her wishes. A Thanksgiving Mass will be held on
the 8th of July at St. Lawrence’s Church, Wellawatte at 12.10 p.m. Your prayers
and presence will be appreciated. No. 21, Charlemont Road, Colombo 6.
PATHIRANA - DR RICHARD Former Minister of Education and Higher Education,
and Public Administration, Home Affairs and Southern Development. Beloved
husband of Vijitha Pathirage (former Lecturer, Teachers’ College, Unawatuna),
loving father of Iromi (HNB), Ramesh (Emerchemie, NB), Dinusha, loving
father-in-law of Shaman (O.B.T.), Janaka (HNB), loving grandfather of Ramath,
Ridmi & Vihanga, expired. Cortege leaves residence 70/1, Kitulampitiya Road,
Galle at 2.00 p.m. on Monday, 7th July for cremation.
RANASINGHE - At rest with her loving God Lttl Sr Gillian of Jesus, much
loved sister of Shirley, Christopher, Peter, Anne and Christine, sister-in-law
of PM Daundesekera (dec), Doreen, Marcelle, Percy Paul and Christopher How,
passed away on 23 June 2008 in Melbourne Australia.
WEERASEKERA - LEENA (Retired Teacher, Upadya Vidyalaya, Panadura),
beloved wife of late Ranjith Weerasekera (Notary Public, Panadura), mother of
Shantha Weerasekera (Attorney-at-Law, Panadura), mother-in-law of Subhashini
(State Engineering Corporation), grandmother of Hiranya and Inuka, expired.
Funeral on Sunday 6th July. Cortege leaves residence at 4 pm for interment at
Minuwanpitiya Cemetery Panadura. 29/3, Galle Road, Walana, Panadura.
WIJEYEKOON EDMUND CHARLES (Retired Telecommunication Engineer). Beloved
husband of Rathnaveli, beloved father of Indrani, Doctor Asoka (UK), Rohini (New
Zealand), Amitha (USA), Bimba, Senake - Australia, father-in-law of Tilina
Nanayakkara, Sugathapala Jayasinghe (New Zealand), Prince Kodagoda, Abeyratne
Banda, Rani (Australia), expired. Funeral Sunday 6th June at 4.00 p.m. General
Cemetery Borella. Cortege leaves residence 451/8, Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo
5 at 3.30 p.m.
XAVIER - MARY ELIZABETH (nee Gardiner Ponniah) Beloved wife of Fredrick
Xavier, mother of Sharmini Mohanraj and Shanthini Niles, mother-in-law of
Mohanraj and A.P. Niles, grandmother of Saumya and Divya Mohanraj, Vasanthakumar
and Vathani Niles, sister of late Ambrosia (Mani) John, late Ruby Arulpragasam,
Sarojini Chrysostom (Germany), late Viola Vedanayagam, Dr Joseph Ponniah
(Canada). Funeral Jayaratne Funeral Parlour Borella Sunday 6th July at 3 p.m.
Burial at Kanatte Borella R.C. Section. 155A Suvisuddharama Road (off
Havelock Road), Colombo 6.
KAHINGALA CHANDRA Beloved wife of
Richard, much loved mother of Dharshana and Inoka, mother-in-law of Suranni and
Nalinda, daughter of late Mr & Mrs Rogger Wijesuriya, daughter-in-law of Mr &
Mrs Danister Kahingala, sister of late Vincent Mercia Romsent Margret, late
Patrick, Linda Mervyn and Lal, expired. Cremation takes place at Battaramulla
Cemetery on Monday 7th at 6.00 p.m. 280/1, Pahalawela Rd, Pelawatta,
ELLAWALA - NIRANGA at Rest with Jesus, precious
daughter of Nalini and late Ranjit, loved sister of Nimali, late Nilukshi and of
Dhinuk, sister-in-law of Roshan Ranasinghe, aunt of Shevy and Shenali. Cortege
leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 6th July. Burial at
General Cemetery Kanatte (R.C. Section).