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Sunday, 11 January 2009





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ASOKA KALDERA (Retired Army Officer) - Beloved husband of Asoka Nanayakkara, loving father of Manoj and Sadana, grandfather of Namith, Nisumi and Akash, expired on 8th January 2009. Cremation takes place on 11th January 2009 at the Udahamulla Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 

DE SILVA - SEMBUKUTTIGE IYNA (MRS PIYADASA) Beloved wife of late E.P. Piyadasa, daughter of late Mr & Mrs Sembukuttige Vincent de Silva, mother of Priyanthi - Bank of Ceylon Corporate Imports, Edirisuriya Sri Lanka Telecom, Hambantota, Neranjala - Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital, mother-in-law of Polinda Kularatne - Triton Ahungalla, Kalyani - Sri Lanka Telecom, Hambantota, sister of late Virgin Winitha ex Base Hospital, Hambantota, Gertrude and Dahlia Chandrapala, Garvin Douglas (ex Bank of Ceylon - Internal Audit), Pearly, sister-in-law of late Abeypala Tennyson de Silva, Hambantota, Daya, Anita ex Sri Lanka Telecom Overseas, Millington, grandmother of Pubudi, Samudi, expired. Funeral at Kamburugamuwa on 11th Sunday 4 pm. “Mihira” - Gunasekera Mawatha, Kamburugamuwa. 

Death Notice - H.E. Mr CLARENCE FELICIAN CHINNIAH - Sri Lankan Ambassador, Warsaw, Poland, passed away after a brief illness. Beloved son of late Joseph MacFarlane Chinniah (Chella) and Mary Philomena Chinniah (Navamalar), loving brother of Andrew Gratian (Ravi) - UK, Albert Luxman (Lucky) - UK, Terrence Rohan (Colombo) and Vallie, brother-in-law of Jenny Ann (UK) and Manoranji (Colombo), darling Periappa of Lemuel Dhanushan MacFarlane. Funeral arrangements in Colombo will be notified later. 4, Gunasekara Lane, off Norris Avenue, Colombo 8. +94112695400, +94777356456. Information by Dr Rohan Chinniah. 

DELILKHAN - FRANCIS PAUL CHRYSOSTOM (Kitcho) - Dearly beloved husband of Eileen, everloving father of Garth, Kim & Glenn, and much loved Grandpy of Zoe, Joshua, Amy, Sophie Daisy, Alexandra Rose & great Grandpa of Kian Francis, beloved son of the late Mr & Mrs Quintus Delikhan and loving brother of late Miriam & Oliver Fernando, late Monica & Jerry Paranahetty, Camillus & Yvonne Delilkhan (Australia), Marina & Shirley Wijesinha (Miami, USA), Felice & family, Callista & Kumar Kulugammana & Mark & Staria Delilkhan (UK), passed away on 31st December 2008 in London. The funeral takes place in London on 14th January 2009. A requiem mass will be offered for the repose of his soul on the 14th of January 2009 at 6.30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church, Dehiwela. Eileen Delilkhan - 17B, Robingoodfellows Lane, March, Cambridgeshire, UK. Callista Kulugammana - 14/9, Piyaratnarama Place, Dehiwela. 

KARIYAWASAM - MRS DOLLY  Beloved wife of late J. Kariyawasam, loving mother of Thamara, Neetha, Ranjith and Dr Lakshman, mother-in-law of Ariyarathne, Raja, Ranee and Dr Sumedha, expired. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. on Sunday 11th January 2009 at Hikkaduwa Cemetery. “Vasana”, Thiranagama, Hikkaduwa. 

PERERA, LLOYD - (Retired Administrative Officer - Police Headquarters and ICTAD) - Beloved husband of Doreen, father of Dilani, Supem (Bank of Ceylon - Panadura Bazar), Prasantha (Precision Engineering Center and Reftrical Service Centre), father-in-law of Wiraj (Forbes Marshall), Chrishanthi (Staff - Holy Family Convent - Kalutara), Sandhya, brother of Clotilda, Gladwin, late Cervert, brother-in-law of Ivy, Kingsley, late Milton, Vincent, Dulcie, Nihal and Dr Olivia, expired. Funeral at 4.00 p.m. on 11th January 2009 at St. Josephs Church, Payagala. 1/155, Galle Road, Payagala. 

WICKRAMASINGHE - DR WIMAL (former Cabinet Minister). Son of late Dr Piyadasa Wickramasinghe and Premawathi Wickramasinghe, beloved husband of Professor Daya Wickramasinghe, beloved father of Sreshta Wickramasinghe and Mauli Wickramasinghe, father-in-law of Erangi Batugahage and Thareesh Kariyawasam, grandfather of Dilena and Yashan, beloved brother of late Sirisena Govinnage, Kusuma Wickramasinghe, Rupa Wickramasinghe, Ariyaratna Wickramasinghe, Ariyawansa Wickramasinghe, late Dayaratna Wickramasinghe and Malini Ekanayake, beloved brother-in-law of Ramya Alwis, Chandrasiri Malmessa, Bandara Malmessa, Upali Malmessa, Jayantha Malmessa, son-in-law of M.M. Bandara (late) and Loku Menike, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 6/2, Malwatta Avenue, Nugegoda on Monday 12 January 2009 at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 

CHANDRASIRI - MRS D.G. SOMAWATHIE (Retired School Teacher). Beloved wife of late Mr. M.D. Nimal Chandrasiri (School Principal), loving mother of Jayantha Premalal, Sarath Gamini, Sisira Chandrasiri and Sriyani Chandrasiri, mother-in-law of Shantha (Bank Manager), Jayanthi Mangalika and Chandra Srimathie. Funeral at Galewala on 12th Monday at 2.00 p.m. “Sandasiri”, Ananda Rajakaruna Mawatha, Galewala. Tel. 0662289439. 

GABRIEL - PIUS FRANCIS ‘Safe in the Arms of Jesus’. Beloved husband of May (nee Pereira) and the late Elizabeth Ludwick, loving father of Carryl (Emirates - Dubai), grandfather of Yusharni and Dilshan Perera, great-grandfather of Nicole, Shenelle and Danush, brother of the late Allison and the late Bridigitte Wijesooria and of Connie De Silva, Pearl Foulstone and Clarice (Choppy) Seneviratne. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour on Sunday 11th January 2009 at 4.00 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (R.C. Section). Tel. 2914574. 

GUNERATNE - ERNIE (ANTON) Old Boy of St. Peter’s College, Bambalapitiya. Eldest son of late Joseph and Anna Guneratne, loving brother of Patricia (Canada), Bonnie, late Oliver, late Maxie and of Christie, late Felicia and of Maureen, brother-in-law of late Victor Perera and of Leonie, Eliza, Malini, Tita, late Nemieson Peries and of Roger Ratnayake, beloved uncle and grand-uncle of all his nephews, nieces and their children. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 4.15 p.m. on Sunday 11th January. Burial at General Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia. 

PERERA - MRS H. ALBINA Wife of late Mr Joseph Silva, mother of Ranjani, Rev. Fr. Gamini Silva OMI and Marie, mother-in-law of late George Wickramatunga and Amitha Soysa. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 11th January 2009 followed by Holy Mass at St. Francis de Sales Church, Kattuwa and buried at Kattuwa Cemetery. 

RATNAPALA - B formerly of State Medical Stores. Beloved husband of Eroma, loving father of late Rohan and Nalil, Nimal, Nirmaline, Lal and Vijitha, father-in-law of Kamani, Asoka, Margie and Pathmali, brother of late Soma and Deepala and brother-in-law of Dr Cecil and Bradley, expired. Cortege leaves residence, No. 10/1, Auburn Side, Dehiwela at 4.30 p.m. Cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery on Monday the 12th at 5.00 p.m. 

WICKREMATUNGE - LASANTHA Darling husband of Sonali Samarasinghe, loving father of Avinash, Ahimsa and Aadesh, dearly beloved son of Haris and Chandra, brother of Savitri, Rukmani, Lal, Anil and Kumudini, brother-in-law of Raja, Lucky, Marie, Beate and Saliya, died under tragic circumstances. Cortege leaves residence at 120/5A, Robert Gunawardena Mawatha, Battaramulla at 12.00 noon on Monday 12th January for service at Assembly of God, People’s Church, Kirimandala Mawatha, Narahenpita and thereafter for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte. 

BALASUNDARAM MEENA Wife of late M. Balasundaram, precious mother of Yoges, mother-in-law of late S. Sivarajah, dearly beloved grandmother of Kohulan, Pamothy and Kumaresan, great grandmother of Arun and Anjali, sister of Sundari Richards, Viala Kandasamy and the late S. Illakunathan. Remains will lie at Barney Raymonds Funeral Parlour from 1 p.m. on Sunday 11th January 2009. Thereafter cremation at 4 p.m. General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella. 

HOLMES - KENNETH JOSEPH  Beloved husband of Jenny Ramona, most loving father of Kathy, Kylie and Karin, father-in-law of Lawry Coenraad and Deepal Makavitage, loving brother of Vyvette and late Keith, loving son of late Oliver and Victorine, brother-in-law of Nestly Meerwald and Sonia Holmes, Linda Nicholas, Gloria Firth and Michael Firth, loving grandfather of Krissy and Keanan, expired. Remains lying at Barney Raymond Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves at 10 a.m. Monday 12th January 2009 for burial at General Cemetery. 

PALIHAWADANA ARACHCHIGE JOSEPH  STANLEY PERERA  (Formerly at Liptons and CR & F.C.). Beloved husband of Maurine, father of Winston (Star Lanka Shipping), Nilanthi, Hiran (Chilis) and Hirantha (City Pack), father-in-law of Kamini (Attorney-at-Law) and Lakmali. Cortege leaves residence 25/5, Gunasekara Avenue, Hendala Junction, Negombo Road, Wattala. Burial at St. Anne’s, Wattala, at 3.30 p.m.


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