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Sunday, 13 September 2009





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CUMINE - IVOR REX - Passed away peacefully in Canada on Thursday July 30, 2009. Dearly beloved husband of late Trisette, son of late Ira and late Edith Cumine, brother of late Ernie, late Jackie and Joe, son-in-law of late Collin and late Stella Ferdinands, much loved brother-in-law of late Clarence, Sheila, Doreen (England), Christoble (Australia), Maureen, Ivor, late Tyronne, Sherwin (Canada), late Carmen and Ronnie. Burial took place in Canada on Tuesday August 4, 2009. 513-5, Weldrick Road West, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C859, Canada. 

DISSANAYAKE - CECIL STANLEY PERERA Beloved husband of late Noeline Dissanayake (Retired Divisional Officer - Agrarian Services) and Old Boy of Prince of Wales College Moratuwa and loving father of Chinta, Sampath (Sweden), Ramani, Priyani and Mohan (Ranpokunugama), loving father-in-law of Navaraj Fernandopulle (Ex Air Force), Priyantha (Nandana Auto Works (Private) Limited), Neil Daluwatte (S S P Tangalle Division), Malkanthi (Pessens Duty Free), beloved son of late Louvisa, Marthelis (Marshall) Perera Dissanayake of Nalloruwa, Panadura, brother of late Clary and Wilton, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves No. 33 A, Sadasarana Mawatha, Negombo. Cremation at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday at Katunayake Burial Ground (Air Force Road). Tel. 0312238461. 

EGALLA - INDRANI Beloved wife of Cyril Egalla, loving mother of Wasantha and Shanthi, mother-in-law of Dr Chandini Perera, sister of Ananda Seneviratne and late Amara. Cortege leaves No. 56, Mirihana Road, Nugegoda on 14th September 2009 at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella, Kanatta. 

FERNANDO - ANTHONY SOMA Beloved wife of late Harold Fernando, loved mother of Anand (Australia), Champa (Australia), mother-in-law of Mangalee, Lakmina Wijesuriya, loved sister of Ariyasena, Wimala, late Weerasiri, Dayaseeli, late Premasiri and Gunaseeli and loved grandmother of Lasath, Sahan, Ravin and Dinusha, expired in Sydney, Australia. Cremation took place on 12th August in Sydney. (Home address: 21, Wentworth Avenue, Killara NSW 2071, Australia). 

HAPUGODA EVELYN (MRS R. S. HAPUGODA) Thanks giving service for her life will be held on Sunday September 20th 2009, 7.30 a.m. at Christ Church Baddegama. She passed away on August 29, 2009 and was cremated on August 30, 2009 and the ashes will be interred at the church according to her wishes after the thanks giving service. Children and loved ones. ‘Surathilina’ K.S. Hapugoda Mw., Baddegama. 

MUTTULINGASAMY - PARVATHY, Beloved wife of late Mr T.S. Muttulingasamy (Retired Chief Accountant, Bank of Ceylon), daughter of late Dr and Mrs Visvalingam of Point Pedro, mother of late Sarojini, Sivarajah (U.K.), Sivakumar (U.S.A.), Arunthathy (Australia), mother-in-law of Sunthareswaran (U.K.), Shantha  Devi (U.K.), Ramani (U.S.A.) and Praba (Australia), passed away in Colombo on 31st August and a private funeral was held on 3rd September at General Cemetery, Kanatte. 

VANDERWERT - ARTHUR EMMANUEL 28.09.1919 - 03.09.2009. Loved husband of Brenda, father of Rodney and Laurette, father-in-law of Jan and Maurice, grandfather of Kristian, Nicholas, Shannon, Nathan and Eleesha, greatgrandfather of Luke, Emily, Grace, Harry, Isaiah and Gabriel, grateful thanks to the staff at Eden Terrace for their kindness, care and dedication, in the arms of Jesus. Arthur former brand member of the Millionaires. 25, Liston Ave., Keon Park, Vic. 3075 Australia. VANDERWERT - The Funeral Service for Mr ARTHUR EMMANUEL VANDERWERT will be held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, cnr Edwardes and Ashley Sts, Reservoir, Vic. Aust. on Wednesday (Sept. 9, 2009) at 2 p.m. followed by Private Cremation. 

WADOOD - DR A.M.A. passed away on 4th September 2009. Son of late P.A. Wadood and late Sithy Nisa of Galle, beloved husband of Fareeza, father of Hillufa, Ahmed and Farhana, father-in-law of late Aslam, Fathima and Thahir, grandfather of Farah, Amri, Aabid, Zaakir, Imaad and Zaakif, son-in-law of Sithy Marikar, brother of Fathima, Sooriya, Ismath, late Zaglool, late Sithy Kadija and Nazeer. Janaza took place following day morning at Dehiwala Muslim Burial Ground. 50, St. Mary’s Road, Mount Lavinia. 

WIJEYESEKERA - S.G. Beloved husband of Schanti, beloved father of Priyanka, Tilan, and Shiyanti of (Aus) and father-in-law of Sureka, and Ray (Aus) grandfather of Mia (Aus), passed away on 7th September 2009. 99, Rosmead Place, Colombo 7.

ATTANAYAKE - JOSEPH LESLIE  Husband of Helen Bridget, father of Sugath (Attanayake Enterprises), Nalin (Sri Lanka Air Force), Keerthi Sunjewa (Star Garments), Ravi (Emirates, Dubai), father-in-law of Ramya, Sonali, Priyanga and Dinusha, grandfather of Himashi, Senura, Sadara, Nadisha and Kenoli, expired. Cortege leaves No. 71/13, Kandy Road, Dalugama on Sunday 13th September at 3.30 p.m. for Service at St. Francis De Sales Church, Dalugama at 4.00 p.m. thereafter followed by burial. 

GODAHEWA - UBESENA  Retired Hospital Secretary of Health Dept. General Secretary, Govt. Pensioners Association, Maharagama. Beloved husband of Mrs. Seneviratne Manike Godahewa (Retired Public Health Nurse), loving father of Mahin, Rohan, Shyamalie, Namalie & Lalin, father-in-law of Domani, Srivan, Rohan & Inoka, expired. Cremation on Monday 14th September at 6.00 p.m. Godigamuwa, Maharagama Cemetery. 57, Daham Mawatha, Maharagama.  

SENEVIRATNE - M.M.  Justice of Peace, Chief Organizer, Labour Tribunal Practitioners Association, Senior Secretary of Sri Lanka United Employees Union, Senior member of Wages Board of Sri Lanka Labour Department, Labour Law Consultant at Labour Courts. Beloved husband of late Mrs. Soma Seneviratne, brother of Mrs. Karuna Sirisena (Madapatha), M.M. Hinnihami (Baddegama), uncle of Asoka and Kumara (Apollo Hospital), grandfather of Deshangi (Commercial Leasing) and Sisara (D.S. Senanayake College), expired. Cortege leaves residence 345/19, Kuruppu Rd, Borella  at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at Borella Kanatte on Monday 14th September at 3.30 p.m. Religious ceremony is at residence.   

WIJESINGHE - D.W.  Husband of Mrs. Preethi Ranjani Wijesinghe, son of late Mr & Mrs Wijesinghe of Ittapana, father of Chathuri (Anger Lehner Gmbh) and Kamali Harshini (Brands Alley (Pvt) Ltd), expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 1/12, Dharmaraja Mawatha, Dehiwela at 4.00 p.m. on 13th Sunday to Mt. Lavinia Cemetery.   


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