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Sunday, 5 April 2009





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
ANNARANEE PHUSPAVATHY FITCH - Beloved wife of late A.A. Fitch (Ex. Air-Ceylon & Mackninons - Jaffna Branch Manager), much adored mother of Angeline (Canada), Angela (Australia) and Anushiya (Canada) and mother-in-law of Philip Alexander (Canada) & Sanmuga (Australia), grandmother of Jonathan, Seraphina, Thrushika and Lakrshna, passed away peacefully on the 24th March 2009. Funeral held on Saturday March 28th 2009 at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Information S. Sanmuga 26 Eldershaw Drive Lynbrook, Vic, Australia, 3975. Telephone (03) 97994232. 

BANDARA - DR. DUDLEY Retired Doctor U.K. Son of late J.M.J. Podinilame and late D.A. Senaratne Menike, husband of Mayura, father of Kalika and Arosha, brother of Jayampathi and Padmini, passed away on 1st April 2009. 23, St. Helens Grove, Monkston Milton Keynes, Mk10 9FG United Kingdom. TP. 00441908670370. Informant W.M.P. Bandara. TP. 036-2222332. 

FERNANDEZ - JOHN VICTOR (Formerly of Ury Group Passara). Dearly beloved husband of the late Leonie, darling father of Bernie, Jenny (IIT) and Wendy (Prima Ceylon Ltd), father-in-law of Prasanna, grandfather of Prasanjana, everloving brother of late Jack, Violet, Winifred and of Rachael the late Reginald and Dorothy. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 10.30 a.m. on Sunday 5th April 2009 for Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). 65/6, Kirula Road, Colombo 5

HAJIYANI SHIARA WAHAB (Teacher of Lexicon International School and former in Ecole International School, Kandy), beloved husband of Alhaj Mohamed Wahab (Farm Shop Cross Street, Kandy), loving mother of Mohamed Wazeen and Mohamed Shabbeer, beloved daughter of Kairoon Niza and late Mohamed Abdul Gaffoor, sister Fatima Feroza, sister-in-law Fathima, Mafaza, brother Mohamed Izmy and Mohamed Hilmy, brother-in-law Mohamed Hazeem (New Colombo Stores, Pettah), passed away on 25th March 2009. Janaza took place at Mahiyawa Muslim Burial Ground. May Alliah grant her “Jennathul Firdouse”. 37/2, Pitakande Road, Kandy

SILVA - P.M. MUNIDASA (Managing Director, P.M. David Silva & Sons Transporters Ltd, Maskeliya). Beloved husband of Dr. Deepthi Samarage (Consultant Paediatrician - Sri Jayawardenapura University), father of Danidu (St. Thomas), son of late P.M. David Silva and Yasawathie Silva, brother of Tecla (UK), Chitra, Jasmin (UK), Bandula, Chitrananda (UK) and Udeshika (USA), brother-in-law of Dr Dhanapala (UK), Chetiya, Dr. Upali (UK), Dr. Suneetha, Dr. Savithri (UK) and Dr. Deepal (USA), son-in-law of late Cyril de Silva Gunadasa and Udula, expired. The remains lie at 16, Senanayake Avenue, Nawala. Cortege leaves Monday 6th April at 4.45 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 5.30 p.m. 

TAMBIAH - BRIGADIER (Dr) R.T. VSV (Retired DAMS, SLAMC) - Beloved husband of late Sumana, father of Yasmin, Charles, Roderick and Tania, brother of Dorothy, David, Pathma, Dharmarajah and Selvarajah (all deceased) and Sathiavathy, Stanley and Amy, passed away in Sydney, Australia on 27th March 2009. P.O. Box 170, Round Corner, NSW 2158, Australia

VITHANA - RATHNA SRI LAWRENCE Beloved husband of late Mrs Sujatha Jayathilake Vithana, loving brother of Dharma Sri Lawrence Vithana, father of Niranga, Eranga & Sameera Vithana, brother-in-law of Mrs. Nalini Godawitharana, father-in-law of Sanjeewa Wimalasena, Vijitha Wickramasinghe & Tharaka Chandrakumar, passed away peacefully. Remains lie at 225/1/1, Siyabalagoda, Polgasowita. Cremation at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 5th April at Wethara Crematorium. 

WELIGEPOLA - A.M.B. (Former G.A. Ratnapura). Beloved husband of late Geevastra, loving father of Pubudu and loving father-in-law of Pradeepa, passed away and a private funeral was held according to his wishes. Funeral was held at Galkissa Cemetery on 29.03.2009.

MAHROOF - A.R.M. Acting Chief Secretary of the Eastern  Provincial Council. Beloved husband of Marina and father of Lulu, passed away. Janaza took place at the Jawatte Jumma Mosque, yesterday.

DE SILVA - MABEL SOMAWATHI (nee SALGADO) Beloved wife of late Simon De Silva (Aluthgama), loving mother of Sanath (Nexia Computer Services (Pvt) Ltd.), Upul (Doha), Chanaka (Analytical Instruments), Gayathri, Palitha (Doha), Kamani, Shiranthi (Doha), mother-in-law of Pavithri, Kumari (Doha), Renuka (Gunawardena Vidyalaya, Panadura), Denzil (Central Bank), Wasanthi (Doha), Patrik (Warakapola), expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 6th April 2009 for cremation at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery, Walana, Panadura. 1/26, Janapriya Mawatha, Panadura.


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