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Sunday, 1 March 2009





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Card of Thanks - KUMARANAYAKE – DR VIOLA MARIE CELINE. We wish to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to family, friends, neighbours, colleagues and patients for their support and expressions of sympathy, cards, charitable donations and visitations, during the recent loss of a dear wife, mother and grandmother. Dr Sydney Kumaranayake and family.


DAIS-PHAN - At Rest with Jesus. Ex Planter C.P.S. Chairman, President Radalla Club. Beloved husband of Cynthia, darling father of Mandy and Robert, father-in-law of Lohan Ratwatte and Zephanie Reeves, loving grandpa of Loanna, Johann and Yohana, Keanu Ryan and Joshua, beloved brother of Sri Kanthi and brother-in-law of Granville Warnasuriya, uncle of Gihan, Nelundeni and Nuwan. Interment at Mahaiyawa on Sunday 01st March at 4 p.m. Cortege leaves residence No. 40, Jaya Mawatha, Watapuluwa at 3.30 p.m.

DANTANARAYANA - WALTER   Dearly beloved husband of Cynthia (Nee Perera). Much loved father of late Chanaka and of Roshan, Kosala and Renuka, father-in-law of Rochelle and Roshan, darling seeya of Dylan, Dianne, Renata, Rachel, Dehara and Reshana, beloved son of Mr and Mrs Robert Dantanarayana, passed away. Cremation on Sunday 01-03-09 at General Cemetery, Borella (Buddhist Section) at 10.30 a.m. Cortege leaves residence 158/12, Jayagath Mawatha, Hokandara North, Hokandara at 09.30 a.m.  

KARUNASEKERA - KAMALA  Retired Teacher - Ananda College, Colombo. Beloved wife of Lt. Colonel Matarage Daya Chandraratna Karunasekera, mother of Doctor Rasanjali, Dayani Karunasekera Ratnayake, grandmother of Hasanka and Manila Ratnayake (Australia), sister of late Neil De Silva Malawaraarachchi and Padma Edirisinghe, expired. Funeral will be held Sunday 1st March. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. Cremation at 5 p.m. Kalutara North Cemetery. “Deepani”, Uswatte Road, Nagoda, Kalutara. Telephone 034-2222465. 

MAHALAKSHMI KUMARADASAN  passed away in Sydney on 24th February 2009. Beloved wife of late Kumaradasan (Araly North), loving daughter of late Mr & Mrs Mylvaganam (Inuvil East), affectionate daughter-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Candyah (Araly North), loving mother of Dr. Mangaleswaran (UK), Muneswary (Sydney), Kumareswaran (Sydney) and Gnaneswaran (Sydney), loving mother-in-law of late Augusta, Jeyaratnam, Poompuhaleswary and Chandra Vathana and affectionate grandmother of Angello (UK), Siva Gangai, Dr. Skandaruban, Gnanaruban, Gowryharan, Shivany and Abishana. Funeral took place on 26th February 2009 at Pinegroove Cemetery, Sydney. Gnanes (Son). Email :  

TISSERA - CECIL   Beloved husband of Concy, loving father of Chrishanthie (Airport, Katunayake), Emil (Australia) and Lumina (Australia), father-in-law of Anne and Shashi, beloved grandfather of Joanne, Rehan, Kaitlin, Shashen, Nivain and Lumeshi, expired. Cortege leaves residence “Rilsdale”, Nainamadama on Sunday 1st March at 4 p.m. Burial at Catholic Cemetery, Nainamadama.

DHARMARATNE - CARMEN  Dearly beloved wife of Hyacinth, mother of Roshan & Judith Dharmaratne, Romanie & Sarath Wikramanayake, Suhashini & Rohan Victoria, Nilmini & Malik Perera, darling Archcha of Nihara, Manish & Ramin, dearly beloved sister of the late Renfred, late Herman, late Eardley, Winston and Anton. Cortege leaving residence on Sunday the 1st of March @ 4 p.m. for burial at St. Joseph’s Church Cemetery, Uyana, Moratuwa. 17/12, Ernest Place, Off Lunawa Station Road, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa.   

HEWAGE - DR GUNASIRI  Vice Principal, Atami International and retired Director Silk and Allied Products, Department of Agriculture, loving husband of SheeMiranee De Silva (UK), father-in-law of Shiran, Bakthi and Champi, brother of late Soma, Gamini, Upali (D.I.G. Sabaragamuwa & Central Range (East)), Chandra, Nihal, Kusum and Lakshman. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves on Monday the 2nd at 6.00 p.m. for cremation at Bolani, father of Lalith (Power Scan Pvt Ltd), Sanjeewa (Dubai), rella Kanatte.  

PERERA - PROF. MERRILLE  Beloved husband of Bernadette, loving father of Dr. Sunimali (UK) Sohan (UK), father-in-law of Dr. Sumith (UK) and Laura (UK) grandfather of Sudakshini, Suvendrini, Miguel, Dharshan and Kyle. Brother of late Basil, Phoebe late Neville, Chrissie, Olga, late Emil, late Tyrell and late Kamala. Cortege leaving 70, Koralawella, Moratuwa at 3.15 p.m. on Monday 2nd March to St. Michael’s Church and thereafter for cremation at Municipal Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia at 5.00 p.m. 

WIJESINGHE SUMANA (Nee De Zoysa)  Beloved wife of the late Mr Kirthi De Abrew Wijesinghe, mother of Capt. Dr. Dishani (Medical Corps) Mahima (HNB), Dimiuthu (Milco) mother-in-law of Mahesh Mendis, Madhuka (Seylan Bank), sister of late Dr. P.H.U. De Zoysa and Dinapali (ITI). Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on Sunday 1st March at 2.00 p.m. for cremation at Borella Kanatte.

FERNANDO - DR. HENRY PETER WILFRED  Beloved husband of late Ethel, loving father of Swarnamali, Shamali, Elmo, Linda [Melbourne] and Brian [Melbourne], son of late Mr and Mrs. Marshall Fernando of Pitipana, brother of late Cyril, late Vincent and Dr. Leo, father-in-law of Camillus Abeygoonewardena, Donald Seneratne, Ivan Fernando [Melbourne] and Vrinda [Melbourne]. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. No. 160, Kotugoda Road, Seeduwa.  

SAPARAMADU - MRS CLARA  Wife of late Anthony Saparamadu, mother of Laxman [New Oceanic Services], Nimal [OKI International] and Ajith, mother-in-law of Indrani [University of Colombo], Nirmalie and Jayanthi, grandmother of Akalanka, Nimanie, Danum and Dharsha. Cortege leaves residence  at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 2nd March 2009. Burial at St. Anne’s Church, Wattala. No. 43, Old Negombo Road, Wattala.


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