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Sunday, 9 November 2008





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Government Gazette
ABAYARATNA - ASOKA TIKIRI BANDA (Formerly of IBM, Sri Lanka & UK), passed away on 31st October in Reading, U.K. Son of the late Mr and Mrs G.D.A. Abayaratna of Lewella, Kandy, loving husband of Michelle, devoted father of Piyanjali and Lalith, father-in-law of John Feeney, loving grandfather of little Aoife, brother of Chitra Abayaratna, Hema Jayasinghe, Dr Nalini Kappagoda, Maj. Gen. Chandra Abayaratna and Kamini Jayasekera and the late Ananda Abayaratna and Ranee Kithulegoda, brother-in-law of Lily, Rodney, Dr Siromani, Dr Keerthi and the late Dr K.H. Jayasinghe and Dr M.B. Kappagoda, son-in-law of the late Dr & Mrs Percy Ratnatunga, brother-in-law of Yvonne Goonewardene, June Brainerd, Cedric, Jeremy, Mandy Cookman, Andrea Sivagnanam and Sampath. Cremation in UK. 28, Old Bath Road, Sonning, Reading RG 46TA. Tel. No. 00441189693170. 42/5, Main Road, Battaramulla. 

DE SILVA WIKKRAMATILLEKE - TREVOR RANJITH (ex SL Navy). Husband of Indra, father of late Sujeeva and Dilushi (Prasansani), brother of Eustace, Rex, Emerald, Clive, Lester (all deceased) and Markie (Rtd. SL Navy), expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour on Sunday 09th November for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Anglican Section) at 4.00 p.m. 

FERNANDO - P. THERESA (RANI) Wife of late Mr Aloysius Fernando, mother of Vasundara, Suresh (Italy), Premkumar (Saudi), Chandran (Germany), Ramani (Canada), Jayanthi (Teacher at St. Benedictís College), Joy (Canada), Bawansa (Germany), mother-in-law of Jeraj Darus, Shantha, Princy, Anand, Jayabal, Jude, Roger, grandmother of Delvin, Previn, Sathish, Stephani, Sabrina, Catherin, Janice, Jayson, Juan, Johan, Joel, Rachel, expired. Cortege leaves residence 57/11, Nimala Maria Mawatha, Hendala, Wattala on Sunday 9th November at 4.30 p.m. Burial at R.C. Nayakakanda, Hendala.   

KOTHALAWALA - DON PADMASIRI (Retired English Instructor - Education Department, Makola). Husband of Srimathi (Kelanitissa Vidyalaya, Gonawala), father of Tharani (Royal Ceramics) and Heshali, passed away. Cremation on Sunday at 4 p.m. at Pilapitiya Cemetery, Kelaniya. 606, Sapugaskanda Road, Gonawala, Kelaniya. 

OBEYSEKERA - LIONEL (Formerly Colombo Municipality). Beloved husband of Daya (Formerly Colombo Municipality and Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Social Services), loving father of Sunanda (Central Bank ) and Sumedha (Sys. Admins Lanka Ltd.), loving father-in-law of Shashi (Government Analystís Department), and Savanthi (Gateway International School), brother of late Leslie, expired. Cremation will take place at General Cemetery (Borella) on Sunday 9th. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. Address - 23/10, 2nd Lane, Wikramasinghepura, Thalawathugoda, Battaramulla. 

PERERA - RANJIT   Beloved son of late Mr & Mrs C. Alexander Perera of Kuruppumulla, Panadura loving brother of late Lakshman and of Swarna, Lal, Neil, Cecil, and Sita, brother-in-law of Nesta, late Tudor, late Consy, Lakshmi, Sushila and Wijitha Kannangara, expired. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, 591, Galle Road, Mount Lavinia at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Nedimala Cemetery (Anderson Road, Dehiwala) at 5.00 p.m. on Sunday 9th. 

WARNAPURAGE WALTER LEELARATNE FERNANDO (Retired Chief Internal Auditor, Milk Board, Narahenpita). Son of late Peter and Madline Fernando, beloved husband of Hema (nee Peiris), loving father of Mihiri Warnapura (Mihiri Fashions), Ruwan Warnapura (Canada), Indika Fernando (UK), Tilini Warnapura (Kandos), Priyanka Warnapura (Hybridmedia), father-in-law of Chamindra Ratnayake (Canada), Ralph Fernando (UK), Damith Kumarapperuma (Lanka Clear), Thanuja Pushpamali (Panadura), loving brother of late (Dr WL, Dulcee, Lionel & Felix), Harry & Princy, passed away  peacefully at home. Cortege leaves residence 84, Fussels Lane, Wellawatte, Colombo 06 at 3 p.m. on Monday 10th November for cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery 4 p.m. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. TP. 0777-398232. 

WIJESINGHE - HENRY WIMAL - Beloved husband of Malini, loving father of late Hiran passed away on 5th Nov. Ď08. A private funeral was held according to his wishes. The Memorial Service will be held on 15th Nov. Ď08 at 4.30 p.m. and the ashes will be interred at the Cemetery of S.S. Mary and Johnís Church, Nugegoda. 12/3, Jambugasmulla Rd., Nugegoda.

ATAPATTU - DOLLY At Rest with Jesus. Wife of the late Guy Atapattu, loving mum of Bunty Peterson, much loved Nana of Paula and Hiran Weereratne, Robert and Lynne Peterson, Jeremy and Fuzzy Peterson, great grandmother of Reyhan and Anica Weereratne, Kassandra Peterson and Sarah, Aaron and Naomi Peterson, passedaway on 4th November and her Mortal Remains was cremated at Jawatte Cemetery on November 5th 2008. 37, Peterson Lane, Colombo 6.

JAYAWARDANA - GLORIA - Safe in the Arms of Jesus, wife of late Arthur, precious mother of Lakshman, late Shanthi and of Dawn, Raja, Asoka, Srikanthi and Shiromi, mother-in-law of late Mala and of Ainsley, Raja, Gene, Nirmalee,Mervyn and Lal, sister of late Malcolm, Patricia, Hyacinth and of Daphne. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 9th November at 4 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic Section). No. 288/126, Baseline Road, Colombo 9.

INAM AHMED AHKIL - Son of late S.L.M.H. Ahmed (Rahman Bros) and late Sithy, Raleeha, beloved husband of Rozana, Zarhana, father of Milhan, Arafath, Najla, Azver, Siraj and late Imran, father-in-law of Rameesa, Mariam, Tania and Femina, son-in-law of late Sanoon Cader and late Iyna Cader, brother of Shums, Thaha, Neemath (U.K.), Bathu (U.S.A.), Mumtaz (UK), late Bisheriya, late Raffai, Haddad (UK) and Badri, brother-in-law of Therese, Unsun, Omar (UK), Derek (UK), Firoze (Saudi Arabia), Faiza, Azra, late Ansar Fuard, Farhana (Australia), Rushna (Australia), brother-in-law of Lizarn, Isfahan, Rizvan, Nuhuman, Johnny (Australia) and Jowzy (Australia). Janaza took place on Wednesday 5th November at 10 a.m. at Kuppiyawatta Muslim Burial Ground. 52, Frazer Avenue, Dehiwela.


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