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Sunday, 1 November 2009





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Death announcement of  MOHAMED FAROOK   (U.S.A) and formerly of (Insurance Corporation). Son of late M.L.M. Saleem and late Sithy Huzaima Saleem (Wellawatte), brother of Wazeera, Fathima, Faseeha, Fareeha and Hussain Fahumy, brother-in-law of late Haniffa, late Ozeer, Zavad, Faleel and Shahanaz, uncle of Siraj (Australia), Faumidha, Shafraz (Australia), Shafnaz, Faheem (Dubai), Thariq (Dubai), Safra, Fazil, Fathik (UK), Faiq and Hannah. Janaza took place Friday 23rd October at Dehiwela Jumma Mosque. May Almighty  Allah Grant him Jennathul Firdouse. No. 26/2, Station Lane, Nugegoda. Tel. 2809179. 

DR. GAMINI HATHTHOTUWEGAMA   Department of English, University of Kelaniya and University of Peradeniya. Son of the late John Haththotuwegama and Beatrice Dias Abeygoonewardena, ex-husband of Yamuna, loving father of Rajith and Chamindu, brother of Daphne, Irangani, Edna, Geoffrey, Padmini, Leelamani and Meneka, expired. Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m. Sunday the 1st of November. Cortege leaves ‘Kala Bhavana’, Colombo 7 at 3.00 p.m. 

HETTIARACHCHI - D.S.  The death is announced of D.S. Hettiarachchi, Business (Welikade). Beloved husband of Soma Hettiarachchi (nee Abeysekera), loving father of Chandrika, Chandani and Chinta, father-in-law of Dr. H.P. Premasiri (F.A.O. Consultant, Afghanisatan), Bandula Wickremasinghe (City Electrical, Borella) and Palitha Wickremasinghe  (Saagarika Stores, Welikade), loving grandfather of Nirasha, Kasun, Kaushalya, Vindya, Isuru and Charika and much loved brother of late D.D. Hettiarachchi, Rosalind Mudalige, Dr. Wimal Hettiarachchi and late Asoka Hettiarachchi. Cremation at 4.30 p.m. on Monday the 2nd November at the General Cemetery Kanatte. 56/3, Battaramulla Road, Etul Kotte, Kotte. Telephone: 011-2863225.  

MAHENTHIRAN - DR V. Retired Government Medical Practitioner, formerly Chief Medical Officer, Colombo Municipal Council, DMO Talaimannar, beloved husband of Sarojini, loved father of Vatsala, Janarthanan, Dr Narmatha and Bramiharan, father-in-law of Betty (All of Canada). Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 2nd November, 09 at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte. 

MARCIA MUTHIAH Loving wife of late Wilson Muthiah, darling mother of Mark, Anne, Aloma & Avril, beloved mother-in-law of Mano, Adrian, Keerthi, loving grandma of Mariane, Marissa, Marlon, Aaron, Alan, Mitchelle, Rochelle and Sherille, loving sister of Sherille and Frederick. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour (Borella) today at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at Borella Cemetery, Angilican Section. 

NANAYAKKARA - BARBARA  (Retired Teacher, St. Anne’s Convent, Wattala). Beloved wife of late Lazarus Nanayakkara, loving mother of Lalith Augustine, (Attorney-at-Law & Notary Public), Srilal Anthony, Peter, mother-in-law of Ramani, Romayne, Priyanganie, grandmother of Nadini, Malinda, Saumi, Luminda, Piumi & Dilshan. Cortege leaves No. 285, Negombo Road, Welisara, Ragama (Nagoda Junction) at 3.00 p.m on Sunday the 1st November for burial at St. Anthony’s Church Kirimetiyagara at 4.00 p.m.

RAJENDRAN Ex-Pilot Officer R. Cy. A.F. Beloved son of the late Mr A.S. Parayerawar and Mrs Rasaluxmi Parayerawar, beloved brother of P. Nagendran President’s Counsel, Mrs Pathma Kanagasabai, Mrs Kamala Kanthasamy, Canada, late Leela Kanter U.S.A and Indy Parayerawar, passed away. His remains were cremated at a private funeral.

SALLAY - SHIHAM  passed away on 21st October 2009. Much beloved son of Ceasar (Endra) and Bunty (Zaroon), loving brother of Shameera. The family members thank all those who attended the Janaza, sent messages of condolence and regret their inability to thank them individually. Special thanks goes to the Doctors and other medical staff of both the Kandy and Badulla General Hospitals, for their untiring efforts to save Shiham’s life. May Allah grant him Jennathul Firdhouse. Janaza took place on Thursday 22nd October at Godawatta, Helahalpe, Bandarawela.    

SAMARASEKERA HENDRICK (JP) (Retired Asst. Post Master General). Beloved husband of Amara, loving father of Jayanthi & Mahinda, father-in-law of Abhaya, devoted grandfather to Paarami, Druvi Suchithra, Sam Hendrick & Louise Amara, loving brother of late Leela, Piyadasa, Piyasena, Nalin & of Gunawathie, Soma & Prema, expired on 30th October ‘09. Funeral will take place in Australia. 127, Canterbury Road, Canterbury, Victoria 3126, Australia. Email - 

SWARNA HEENDENIYA - USA (Shilpa Nursery School, Etul Kotte). Beloved daughter of late Edwin and Lilly Heendeniya, loving sister of late Sita Davundesekera, Raja, Somalatha and Jayampathi, loving sister-in-law of late Eddie Davundesekera and late Nalini Heendeniya, loving aunt of Manik, Deepthi, Hasanthi, late Upekka, Harini, Kaushalya and Kanishka, loving grandaunt of Lakmali, Shehani and Dineth (all USA), expired. Cremation held at Adams Green Funeral Home, Herndon VA20170 USA on Saturday, the 31st at 10 a.m. Address : 2165, Ferguson Place, Herndon, VA20170 USA. TP. 0017033187375.  

WIJEGOONAWARDANA - LAKSHMAN Death is announced of LAKSHMAN WIJEGOONAWARDANA (Touchwood Investment Pvt Ltd). Dearly beloved husband of Sriyani (Maersk Lanka Pvt Ltd), loving father of Tamaara and Janani, beloved son of the late Muhandiram and Mrs. D.B.W. Wijegoonawardana of Welgama Walauwa, Welgama, Bulathsinghala, son-in-law of the late Mr and Mrs C.W. de Silva of Walana, Panadura. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. Thilakasiri, Bekkegama Rd, Walana, Panadura. 038-2236495. 

PEIRIS - (MRS) SIRIMA   Beloved wife of Samson Peiris of Laxapathiya. Beloved mother of Sunanda, late Shantha and Swarna, grandmother of Menaka and Mahesh, sister of late Sirilal, Lakshman and Susil. Remains will lie at Holy Emmanuel Church Hall from 3.00 p.m. today. Service at 4.00 p.m. 

SATHASIVAM - SARAVANAMUTTU   Husband of Maheswary - Retired Superintendent of Official Languages Department (Former Radio Mama), son of late Sathasivam and late Ponnammah of Sangathanai, Chavakachcheri, son-in-law of late Ponnusamy and late Victoria Ponnusamy (Jaffna Apothecaries), father of Nirthia Kalanithi Balakaneshan - (U.S.A.), Dr. Asokan - U.K. and Barathan of Malaysia, father-in-law of Balakaneshan - (U.S.A.), Maxine Asokan - (U.K.), Marina Barathan - (Malaysia), grandfather of Prasanna, Gajanthan, Haren, Sanjive, Anjali, Abinesh and Vidya, great grandfather of Arun, expired. Mortal remains lie at his residence from 9a.m. on Wednesday 04-11-2009. Funeral rites commence at 3.00 p.m. and cremation at the Hindu Section at 5.00 p.m. at Borella, Kanatta on 05-11-2009. No. 6, Ranjan Road, off Station Road, Wellawatte. Tel: 2582890.

ADAMS - BEVERLY LEILANI  (Executive Secretary Eskimo Fashions). Loving daughter of Anton & Wilma, precious mother and mother-in-law of Dwayne and Elaine Edmonds (UAE), loving sister and sister-in-law of Valerie & Abrahim Akbarpour (Iran), Franklin (Aust), Aneesa & Sharir Azoor (Aust), Claudette & Lylie Almeida (UAE), Jerome & Harshini (Aust) & Sean & Kelly (Qatar), aunt of Mehdi, Ruhullah, Roghiya, M. Hussain, Indra, Zarah Akram, Graham, Gareth, Ruchira & Marvan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9.30 a.m. on Monday the 2nd November 2009 and service at 12.45 p.m. Cortege leaves at 1.30 p.m. for burial at Jawatte Cemetery, Catholic Section, Colombo 7. (No flowers, donations to Cancer Hospital Maharagama will be accepted at the Parlour). 29, 2nd Lane, Agaradhaguru Mawatha, Tuedella, Ja-Ela. 

FERNANDO - TRIXIE  Beloved wife of late Dennis, loving mother of Ranjith, Lalani, late Sita and of Lakshman, Shirani, Manthri and Manjula, mother-in-law of Padmini, Herbert Costa, Samson Silva, Swarna, Sunil Rathnayaka, Senathie Karunarathne and late Ganansekeram, expired. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 3rd November 2009. Cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte at 4.30 p.m. 

JAYATHILLEKE - BASIL  of Mahabage. Son of late John Dias and Roselyn Jayathilleke, beloved husband of Shanti, father of Sadaree and Surantha, father-in-law of Romesh Fernando, brother of Patrick (UK), Praxede and Nanesti (USA), brother-in-law of Angela (UK), Rienzie Wannithantri (USA), Mala (Matara), Jayantha and Kumar Herat, expired. Remains at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Burial on Monday 2nd November at Catholic Cemetery, Borella. Funeral service at 3.00 p.m. More info - 0773-874324.


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