Service of Thanksgiving for the lives of ELTON MENDIS (1913 – 1968)
and CRESSIDA MENDIS (1928 – 2008) together with the Interment of Ashes of
Cressida Mendis will be held at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa on Tuesday,
September 30th 2008 at 5.00 p.m. The family invites relations and friends to
join them in the service. “Mendis Villa” 457, Rawathawatte, Moratuwa.
REV. FR GILBERT PERERA, OMI His remains will lie at De Mazenod House
Chapel, No. 40, Farm Road, Mattakkuliya until Sunday morning. After holy
Eucharist on Sunday 28th at De Mazenod House at 10.30 a.m., his remains will be
taken to St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Anuradhapura. Burial on Monday 29th at 2.30
p.m. at the Cathedral Premises, Anuradhapura.
BALASURIYA ELEN (SOMIE)
nee - WEERARATHNE Dearly Beloved wife of late George Balasuriya, mother of
Ranjini, Chithra, Ranjith, Manjalika, Vasantha & late Ayindrica, mother-in-law
of B.L.K. Perera, Ranjith Meegama, Bernie, Walter Martin, Edward Weerasinghe &
Lalitha, expired. Cremation General Cemetery Kanatte at 3.00 p.m. Cortege leaves
residence 38, Waragoda Estate, Kelaniya at 2.00 p.m. on Sunday 28th
September 2008 (Tel. 2911481).
BUDHADASA - SHYAMA (nee FERNANDO) Formerly at No. 7, Hotel Rd, Mt.
Lavinia. Loving wife of late Chandana, daughter of late Berty & Sita, sister of
Kashma, Athma Channa Chathura, expired. Funeral will take place on Sunday 28th
at 4.00 p.m. Ambagaspitiya Cemetery. 106/E/4, Malwatuhiripitiya Rd,
Ambagaspitiya. Tel. 0777411267.
DE SILVA - JEAN - Safe in the arms of Jesus, Tuesday, September 23,
2008, at Leisureworld Tullamore Nursing Home in Brampton, Ontario, Canada at the
age of 72. JEAN (nee Perera), beloved wife of Lal, loved mother of Romesh,
Romina, Sandrine and Giyan, mother-in-law of Carmen, Mark and Jacqui,
grandmother of Tarika, Brandon, Julian, Shaine, Michael and Mikayle, sister of
Godfrey and Gladstone (deceased). Burial - Friday, 26 September at Whitby,
Ontario, Canada. Contact 7, Carisbrooke Court, Brampton, Ont. 76S, Canada.
Tel: +1 905 793 8246.
DE SILVA - MAHES H. (Formerly Chief Engineer AMW Ltd.) Son of late
Barnes and Alice de Silva (nee Wijesurendra), beloved husband of Florence,
brother of late Hubert (Prasanna), Lakshmi, Malini, Keerthi, Gemunu, Sarojini,
Wijaya and late Neville, passed away in UK on 20th September 2008. Cremation
took place at the North East Crematorium on Saturday 27th September. 34B,
Oliver Road, Sutton, Surrey 5M4QF.
FERNANDO - CYRILIN Dearly beloved wife of late K. Felix Fernando,
mother of Swinitha, Lalitha, Jayanthi, Nilanthi and Rohan, mother-in-law of
Sydney, Anton, late Kingsley and of Einstein and Shyama. Cortege leaves
residence “Jayantha”, Kadawatha Road, Wennappuwa at 4.00 p.m. on Monday
29th September. Burial at R.C. Burial Ground, Wennappuwa.
FONSEKA - H.W. KAMALA (Retired Teacher of Nalanda college, Colombo,
Madiwela Rahula), beloved wife of late Advocate G.O. Fonseka, mother of Aruna,
Maya, late Lieut. Darshana, mother-in-law of Pushpa Mangalika, grandmother of
Chithmini and Pawan, passed away. Cremation at Thalawathugoda Cemetery Sunday
28th September at 6 p.m. Coretege leaves at 5 p.m. Anagarika Dharmapala
Place, Hokandara Road, Talawathugoda.
MATHLOOB - HAJIANI FATHIMA RIZMINA - Beloved wife of Al Haj M.F.M.
Mathloob, loving mother of Hanah - student Minerat High School and of Sarah,
much loved daughter of Rizwan and Hajani Yesmin, loving sister of Ruzni Aadil
and Azeem, daughter-in-law of late M.I.M. Farook and Samsul Kareema of Aarihamam
(Yagamwela), sister-in-law of Hajani Fahira Roomy, granddaughter of Al Haj M.I.M.
Muhsin and late Ummu Rillaya and of late Al Haj Cassim Zainudeen (Casz) Markar
and Hajani Suwadu Naima Markar. Janaza took place at Kuppiyawatte Muslim Burial
Ground on 24th September 2008, from 69, Majeediya Estate Gothatuwa.
MEDAHINNA - T. SOMASIRI (Attorney-at-Law, J.P.U.M. Member, Colombo
Law Society, Legal Advisor - Cooperative Wholesale Establishment). Beloved
husband of Y. Pannila Vithana (Retired Teacher - Visakha Vidyalaya), loving
father of Dilum - Attorney-at-Law (Janashakthi Insurance) and Chamal (Sampath
Bank), expired. Cremation will take place at Borella Cemetery on 28th (Sunday)
at 4.00 p.m. No. 66 B, Mission Road, Pitakotte.
SENEVIRATHNE - MRS P.L.D. HELEN of Jamburaliya, Madapatha. Beloved
wife of Mr H.W. Gunasekara, retired Village Headman, loving mother of Seetha
Mayer (Berlin), Mahinda (retired Petroleum Corporation, Kolonnawa), Manel (Sri
Sumangala Boys College, Panadura), Ranjana, Justice of Peace, mother-in-law of
Peter Mayer (Berlin), Amara, Lionel (Isurupaya) and Suneetha, grandmother of
Claudia (Ireland), Sanjeewa (Softlogic), Charitha (Swarnavahini), Gayathra (Seylan
Matugama), Dr Chandima (Colombo General Hospital), Nayomi (University of
Colombo), Wenura (Elkaduwa Plantations), Marcus (Ireland), Dr Chandana (Diyatalawa
General Hospital), Niluka (Janashakthi Colombo), Shyamali (Department of
Registration of Persons), passed away. Funeral will take place at 4.00 p.m. on
Sunday the 28th September at the General Cemetery, Batuwandara. “Ranjana”,
GUNARATNE - SAMY CHANDRASENA
(Kirama, Walgammulle Udaha Waluwwa). Beloved husband of Violet, loving father of
Anoma and Devika, father-in-law of Dudley, brother of late Arthur, late Dolly,
late Chetwin, late Chandrani and Indrani, expired. Cortege leaves residence on
Monday 29th at 1 p.m. for Cremation at 2 p.m. Borella Kanatte. No. 111,
WEERASOORIYA - D.W. Wife of late Mr Akepala Munasinghe, loving mother of
Mangalika, Hemantha (Sri Lanka Insurance), late Manel Munasinghe, mother-in-law
of Edward Rodrigo, Eric Jayalath (Ministry of Education), expired. Funeral is at
3.30 p.m. Sunday 28 Sep. 2008 at Ihala Bomiriya Kaduwela.
WIJERATNE - VOLGA Wife of late Dharmasiri Wijeratne, dearly beloved
mother of Sanjeewani (HNB Assurance), Indika (Accountant Maldives), Krishantha (Sadaharitha
Investments) and Priyanka, mother-in-law of Manoj Pitadeniya (HNB Main Branch),
Bhanu Rajakaruna (Doha Qatar), darling grandma of Ushani and Shimani, expired.
Cremation Sunday 28th 4.30 p.m. Dolekanatta Cemetery, Piliyandala. 52, Asoka
Uyana, Nampamunuwa, Piliyandala.
YAPA - D.D.S. Loving wife of late Mr Thomas Perera of Horetuduwa, beloved
mother of Premaratne Perera (Mudliyar, High Court & District Court Anuradhapura,
Magistrate Court, Kekirawa (Retired), late Mr Tudor Perera, Hector (Retired,
Education), Karunaratne (Churchill), M.G. Perera (Consultant, Transport
Commission), Swarnamali (ex-Plantation), Sunethra (Attorney-at-Law),
mother-in-law of Chandra, Sandya, Malkanthi, Lakmini (Rajasinghe MMV -
Ruwanwella) and Sampath (KSA), expired. Cremation at Gorakana Cemetery on Monday
29th at 4.00 p.m. 318/10, 1st Lane, Gorakana, Moratuwa. 038-2298780.
JAYASUNDERA - PHILOMENA Beloved wife of late Edmond, loving mother of
Nirmalie, mother-in-law of Nimal Saparamadu (OKI International School), sister
of the late Lilian and of Theresa, grandmother of Nimani / Senani and Denum /
Hemal, great-grandmother of Runi and Dinan, expired. Cortege leaves residence
No. 43, Old Negombo Road, Wattala at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 29th September.
Burial at St. Annes Church R.C. Cemetery, Wattala.