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Sunday, 2 August 2009





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

SISTER RANI - SISTER RANIMALAR  WADSWORTH, of the Ceylon Pentecostal Mission entered Glory on 31st July. Her mortal remains will lie at the Mission Hall at No. 11, Rodrigo Place, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15. Funeral Service on Monday the 3rd of August at 1.00 p.m. Burial General Cemetery, Kanatte. 

DE SILVA - H. RUKMAN (Retired DIG Police). Beloved husband of Chitra, loving father of Nalin and father-in-law of Manouri, darling grandfather of Mihiri, son of late Charles and Maud de Silva of Gampola, brother of late Raja and Pabasara and of Lakshman, Ranjin and Indra. Cortege leaves residence at 3.45 p.m. for cremation at 4.30 p.m. General Cemetery, Borella, Sunday 2nd August 2009. 15A, Sunandarama Road, Kalubowila. 

FERNANDO - BERUWALAGE NANDAWATHI  Beloved wife of late J.L.D. Fernando (Education Dept.), beloved mother of Kamal Fernando (Sri Lanka Customs), Upul Fernando (Sri Lankan Air Lines), beloved mother-in-law of Thushanthi Prabha (Staff, Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda), Rasika Dayarathne (Staff, University of Sri Jayawardanapura), expired. Cremation at Cemetery, Ambalangoda on 2nd Sunday August. Remains lie at 78/3, New Road, Ambalangoda. Cortege leaves at 5.00 p.m. 

GINIGE - SHANTHI MALANI (Staff Leeds International School & formerly of Agamati Balika Vidyalaya, Panadura). Daughter of late Richard & Leela Ginige of Ambalangoda, beloved wife of D.K. Perera (Retired Officer, Sri Lanka Planning Service), loving mother of Chamindi Perera (B.R. De Silva & Co.) and Dinushi Perera (Lakeland Inter American International School, Ratmalana), loving sister of Dulcie, Chandrika and Chintha, loving mother-in-law of Dushan De Silva (Microsoft - Creative Search). Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on 2nd August, 2009 Sunday for cremation at Nalluruwa Cemetery. 15, Pagnananda Mawatha, Wekada, Panadura. 

GUNASEKERA - MRS. ANGAGE PEMI PERERA Beloved wife of Mr. B.D.L. Gunasekera (First Chairman, U.C. Horana), mother of late Monika Rupa, Daya (Former Chairman - U.C. Horana & Cashew Corp), Pushpa (U.K.) & Indravansa, mother-in-law of M.O.C. De Silva (Govt. Anylist), G.A. Gunatilaka (Former Deputy Director Agriculture), Shanthi, Amitha & Brendan (U.K.). Cortege leaves residence on 03rd August 2009 ceremonial at 04.00 p.m. Horana Cemetery. 

GUNAWARDENA - G. DAYANANDA (Retired Civil Engineer at Irrigation Dept.). Son of Mr Surasena Gunawardena and Leela Gunawardena, beloved husband of Mrs Kalyani Gunawardena, father of Erantha (APIIT Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.), Iranthi (Standard Chartered Bank), father-in-law of Dinithi Gunawardena (Commercial Bank), passed away peacefully. Funeral at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery on 02nd August at 5.00 p.m. 12, Veluwanarama Road, Rawathawatta, Moratuwa. 

KALUARACHCHI - ZOLA of Bandaragama. Beloved husband of Padmakumari (nee Wickremasinghe), loving father of Omal (Apollo Hospital) and Minura (student, Royal Institute), son of late Mr and Mrs K.S.L. Perera of Mahabellana, brother of Nimalashanthi and Sonia, brother-in-law of George Ratnayake, Mahinda Padmasiri, Indrajit and Swineetha Wickramasinghe, Vajira and Nishantha Karunasekera. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 5.00 p.m. on Sunday 2nd August. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 5.30 p.m. 

MALALGODA - ANANDA SENAKA Attorney-at-Law. Beloved husband of Sita, son of Myrtle and of late Mr J. Malalgoda, father of Senaka and Maya, father-in-law of Emma and Nalaka Weerakone, brother of Manel, Deepthi, Nelum and Nilima, grand father of Kaya, Annya and Anika, expired. Cortege leaves residence No.36, Siripa Road, Colombo 05 at 3 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 03rd August 2009. 

PRINCY SILVA (nee Solangarachchi) - Daughter of Grace and late Girigoris Solanga, beloved wife of Kingsley, mother of Vinodinee (Guruge Nature Park), Madurangi (St. Bridge’s Convent), Senani  (Davi - Samara M.V. Seeduwa) and Srimani (Good Shepherd Convent, Kotahena), mother-in-law of Senani Cooray (Lyceum International, Wattala), Nishantha Pinto (Attorney-at-Law), Ruwan Dias (Attorney-at-Law), Lasantha Amarasinghe (Ace Containers), sister of late Dr Milton Solangarachchi & Fatima, sister-in-law of Christobal, Dunston, Francisca, Alice, Justin & Rev. Sr. Ramani, grandmother of Heshan (H.N.B. Grandpass), Kavindra, Madupa, Meleesha, Pamoda & Mahima, expired. Burial at St. Mary’s Church Cemetery, Hapugoda, Kandana on 02nd August at 2.45 p.m. No. 19A, Boys Town Road, Hapugoda, Kandana. 

RAJAH RUTNAM Born 1st February 1934, Died 30th July 2009. Passed away at All Saints Nursing Home in North Hollywood, California Rajah was the eldest son of late Dr. James T Rutnam and Evelyn Wijeratne Rutnam. He leaves behind his wife Patsy, daughter Vanessa, son-in-law Richard Weinberg and son Dennis Andre and daughter-in-law Lupe, his grandchildren Ellie and Dennis Andre Jr. his brothers Chandran, Jayam, Dennis and George. His sisters Indrani Wye, Iswari Camou and Padmini Johns. Funeral in Los Angeles, California. 

SAMARASOORIYA - LEELA (nee  Senaweera) - Loving wife of late Abbraham Senaweera (Retd. Station Master) and beloved mother of Lalith (DG-SLSI), Kumarasiri (Director - New Higher Studies), Indrani & Suwarna, Mallalasekara, Sunil & Chandrasiri, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 3rd at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. No. 31, Mallikarama Road, Ratmalana. 

SENADIPATHI - D.G. (Former Chairman Electricity Board and Past President Institution of Engineers), beloved husband of Lalitha, son of late Dr & Mrs D.E. Senadipathi of Kandana, brother of late Senarath and late Siripala, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs D.W. Weerakoon of Wellampitiya, brother-in-law of Soma and Pushpa, Tilak & Padma Paranagama, Ananda & Janaki Weerakoon (UK), late Hemapala & Vineetha Welaratne, Sunil & Indrani Gunatunge (Canada), Lakshman & Shanthi Gamage (Canada), expired. Cremation at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 3rd August at General Cemetery Kolonnawa. No. 12, Vihare Mawatha, Kolonnawa.

BENJAMIN - D.R. Youngest son of late John Benjamin of Swiss Ice Company, Nawalapitiya, expired. Burial on 2nd August Sunday, 2 p.m. 24, Bailey Road, Nawalapitiya. Tel. 0726386303.

NAGARAJAH PALENTHIRAN (Rtd. Supdt. of Audit). Beloved husband of Jeyaranjitham, son of late P. Nagarajah (Rtd. Postmaster of Nallur) and late Mrs Rathinam Nagarajah, loving father of Mathivathany and Indrajith, father-in-law of Kulapoopathy and Sutharshini, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs K. Elaiyathamby (Rtd. Postmaster, Kantharmadam), brother of late Mrs Kanagambikai Sivasundaram, Mrs Maheswary Kanaganayagam, Mrs Rajeswary Paramaguru, Mr Sripragasa and Mrs Sakuntala Kirubai, brother-in-law of Nagaranjitham, Palasanthiran, Dr Sugirtharanjitham Somanathan, Mrs Suhunaransitham, Tharmapalan, Karunakaran and Sriharan, grandfather of Shivashanker and Shivaganesh, passed away on first August ‘09. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. Informant - son. 25, Vaverset Place, Wellawatte. Phone 2361975. 

PERERA - ELIZABETH MERLIN  Loving wife of Bevan, everloving mother of Ramona, Anita and Beverly, mother-in-law of Anil, Nihal and Lilamini, grandmother of Niroshini, Dmitri, Harshini, Arjun and Jithendra. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 3rd August. Burial at General Cemetry Borella (Roman Catholic Section).

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