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Sunday, 8 February 2009





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LOURDES - REV. SR. KAMALA FMM (LEONIE) Franciscan Missionaries of Mary of Good Rest Convent, Nuwaraeliya, expired. The Funeral Mass will be at St. Anthony’s Convent Chapel, 82, D.S. Senanayake Mawatha, Borella at 3 p.m. on Sunday 8th February. Thereafter Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella. (Roman Catholic Section). 

ALEXANDER - MRS. DEEPTHIE (Nee MENDIS) expired 6th February ‘09. Loving wife of Norman Alexander, mother of Denver and Nethan (St. Benedict’s College - Kotahena), daughter of Chandrani and Nicholas Mendis, daughter-in-law of Grace and late G.A. Alexander, sister of Prasanna and Duleep, sister-in-law of Sylvester, Mark, Samantha, Aloma, Sudhammi, Melanie, Vishanthri and Rukmal (Kenya). Cortege leaves residence No: 255/25, Kerawalapitiya, Muditha Mawatha, Hendala, Wattala on Sunday 8th Feburary 2009 at 3.30 p.m. Burial at St. Sebastian’s Church, Kandana (Roman Catholic Section). Relatives and friends please accept this intimation. 

CASPERSZ - YVONNE THERESE (nee CRUSZ)  passed away peacefully in Toronto, Canada on 27th January 2009. Loving and devoted wife of late J.A.E. (Ashton) Caspersz, beloved mother of Glendwr, Rosita, Angeline and Roger, mother-in-law of Shiran, Todd, Terry and Nilsa, much loved sister of Hilary, Noel and Vernon (all decd.), Rienzi (Canada), Maxwell, Noeline (Australia) and Jerome, sister-in-law of Decima, Tirzah, Barbara, Anne, Yvonne, Noel Bartlet and Monica, Obsequies were held at St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church, Ajax, followed by entombment at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Whitby, Ontario, Canada on 30th January. (A requiem Mass will be offered shortly, date and venue of which will be notified). 17/1, Old Quarry Road, Mount Lavinia.   

CHRISTIAN - LERINS (J.V.L.)   of Martyn Road, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Formerly of Govt. Stores, D.P.L. Branch, Colombo, expired in Toronto Canada on Friday 30th Jan. 2009, aged 79.  Son of late James and May Christian, husband of late Alice, father of Devaraj (UK), father-in-law of Chandra (UK), brother of late Lascelles, Lynette (Canada) (Staff, Holy Family, Jaffna), Amirtham (UK) (Airforce-SL), Lloyd (Canada), Imma  (Canada) (Staff Holy Family Jaffna), Lesley (USA), Pushpa (Canada), Gunam (USA) and Jeanne (Canada). Viewing : Friday 6th Feb. 09 at Ogden Funeral Home, Scarborough, Ontario, between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Funeral Service was held at St. Aiden’s Church, Scarborough on Saturday 7th Feb. 09 at 10.30 a.m. followed by Interment at Christ The King Cemetery, Scarborough. Lerins was an Old Boy of St. Patrick’s College, Jaffna, Sri Lanka, as were his grandfather, father and all his brothers. Contact : Imma - 001 416 438 5015 Easwari - 001 416 492 0069. 

MELLO BERTHA  (Rtd Teacher). Beloved wife of late Aquinas Mello (Ex. Ford Rhodes), darling mother of Jacintha (USA), Nimal, Iroma (USA), Christine (USA) & Antonette, mother-in-law of Peter (USA), Treloni, Ranjith, late Lasantha (USA), caring sister of Mercy (Rtd Teacher), grandmother of Nirosha, Shereen (Next), Niluka (Hutch), Rodney (Abans), Nuwan (Brandix), Nalin (USA), Rochelle (USA), Romesh (USA), Hirantha (USA), Sandra (USA), Srimal (USA), expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on 09th February 2009 for burial Sea Street Roman Catholic Burial Ground (Negombo). No. 387/10, Main Street, Negombo (Copra Junction).  

PERERA - ELPHEGE PERCIVAL ANDREW (Ex - Mackwoods Ltd.), aged 90 years, passed away peacefully, on 9th January, 2009 in  Victoria, Australia. Beloved husband of Bridget (Deceased) and loving father of Rodney (Deceased), Shirley (Mackwoods), Miriam, Lorraine & Everard (all Australia), father-in-law of Pat (nee Kelaart), Pepita (nee Antony), Winston Mack & Johann De Bond  (both Deceased), Spencer Wood & Trudy (nee Jackson) - Australia. Grandfather of Jeremy, Warren, Joanne, Sharon, Andrew, Stephanie, Julie Ann Edward & Alexander - Australia & Rochell & Natalie, grand father-in-law of Catherine, Mariza, Danko, Michael & Simon (all Australia) & Richard, great grandfather of Trisha Marie, Jason, Nathan, Thalia, Taniesha, Zack, Dylan, Levi & Abbie (Australia) & Alisha & Sondra, brother of Winifred, Praxede & Carmen (both Deceased), brother-in-law of Erken, Clarence, Aloysius, Zita, Jasmine, Shirley (all Deceased), Edna, Muriel, Lawrence, Merlyn & Anton (Australia). Burial took place on 12th January, 2009 in Victoria, Australia

RATWATTE - PREMAWATHIE MARY (PREMIE)  Beloved wife of late Sidney, loving mother of Shevanthi (Canada) and Suresh (Hotel Topaz the Tourmaline - Kandy), mother-in-law of Vijith Dissanayake and Seedevi, grandmother of Shenouka Ashanthi, Shevan & Shenal. Cremation took place at Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada.  

SENEVIRATNE - DAGMAR  Beloved wife of late Trevor Seneviratne of Negombo. Loving mother of Prashanthi Mendis, mother-in-law of Laksiri Mendis, grandmother of Lakshi Mendis, sister of late Gladys Perera, late Beryl Ranatunga, Kingsley  Rodrigo (Kandy), Olga Perera and Ranjit Rodrigo (UK). Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 08th February 2009 at 4.30 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery Negombo. No. 11, First Cross Street / Sea Street , Negombo. 

DISSANAYAKE - SUNETHRA DEVI Beloved wife of late Chandrasiri Dissanayake, precious mother of Nilanthi Priyanthi Chithranjali and Nuwan, loving mother-in-law of Chula Seneviratne, Ravi Perera and Raneeka and darling grandmother of Sandesh, expired.  Cortege leaves residence No. 73, Elhena Rd, Maharagama on ninth February, 2009 at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella at 4.30 p.m. 

LODEWYKE - FABIAN GODFREY (Ex. Times of Ceylon / Upali Group). Husband of Rita, father of Charmaine, Jasmine, Darrell (East West Foods), late Rex and of Anslem (Australia), father-in-law of Raymond Rodrigoe (Mount Lavinia Hotel), Adrian Ludowyke (Maldives), Sunethra and Chris (Australia), grandfather of Rienzo (Dialog), Joanne (Classic Travels), Anton (M&S), Melissa, Melanie, Andrea, Ethan, Erin and Isabell, great-grandpa of Ayden, brother of late Douglas Lodewyke, brother-in-law of Auril. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 8th February for Service at St. Joseph’s Church, Grandpass and thereafter Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery

SYLVESTER - SUSAN SUGIRTHAN Beloved wife of late Denis Sylvester, loving mother of Joe Thaninayagam (UK), Rex Ranjithanayagam (UK), Arunthathy (Formerly St. Bridgets), Anton(Australia), Jenny (Norway) and Savithri (Australia), mother-in-law of Manjula (UK), Florence (UK), Gerard (The Finance), Carmen (Australia), Baskaran (Norway) and Hasitha (Australia). Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 11th February. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).

RANASINGHE - HILDA STELLA Beloved wife of Wilbert, loving mother of Nelum (BMC), Deepthi, Rashmi (Australia), Chintha (CIC), Sharma, mother-in-law of late Denzi and of Sri, Pemsiri, Roy, Jerry (Sri Lankan Airlines), grandmother of Denuwan, Umanga, Nipunika, Tara, Jeshan, Natasha, Tehanee, Shamara and Amrista, expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour on Monday 9th February 2009 at 2.30 p.m. for Service at St. Michael and All Angels, Polwatte at 3.00 p.m. thereafter Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Anglican Section), at 5.00 p.m.


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