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Sunday, 8 November 2009





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

DE ALWIS, PHYLLIS (UK) - SAFE IN THE ARMS OF JESUS. Ascended into the hands of Our Lord on 1st November 2009. Beloved wife of Trevor, loving mother of Chyenne, Jennifer, Sandra, Gail, Felicia, Odette, Tania & Michelle (all in UK), grandmother of Lilani, Wendy, Lizanne, Andrea, Claire, Natasha, Amy, Andrew, Kyle, Dylan, Matthew & Laura (all in UK), great-grandmother of Nathan, Cameron, Arion, Cyanna & James (all in UK), loving sister of William Clarke (UK). Cortege leaves at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 10th November from 16 Heol Celyn Close, Church Village, Pontypridd, Wales CF38 1RU U.K. May her dear soul Rest in Peace. 

FERNANDO - CLAUDE HIRAN - Husband of Sudharma, father of Crishanthi and Shivantha, son of late Mr & Mrs V.C. Fernando of Akuressa, brother of late Nihal, Rev. Sr. Gloria, late Michael, Dr Ranjinie, Doreen, Moureen and Neelia, grandfather of Nelini and Savini. Cortege leaves residence 398/4, 7th Lane, off Gadambuwana Road, Miriswatte, Piliyandala at 10.30 a.m. on Sunday 8th November for burial at St. Mary’s Church Cemetery, Kegalle at 3.00 p.m. 

GOONETILLEKE - LEELA  Beloved wife of Arthur Goonetilleke (Retired, Ports Authority). Mother of Gamini, Mahes, Priyanthi, mother-in-law of Dhammika, Sujatha and Gajaba Pitigala, loved grandmother of Rakitha, Pabasari, Bishma, Kalhara and Sandali. Cortege leaves No. 70/11, Kalalgoda, Pannipitiya at 2.30 p.m. Cremation at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 8th at Kalalgoda Cemetery.   

MAKALANDE -CYRIL (former Special Commissioner of MC Kotte & Lecturer - Teachers’ Training College, Maharagama). Beloved husband of Wimala, father of Nimalka and Lasith, father-in-law of Priyaji, brother of Kamala, Earney, late Sunny, late Somi, Sushila, Jayanthi, Clarence, Sunethra and Vichithra. Cortege leaves residence 05, Mission Road, Kotte at 3.30 p.m. Sunday 08th November. Cremation General Cemetery Kanatte at 4.00 p.m.  

NIHAL JAYAWARDANA (Regional Sales Manager - Negombo - Ceylinco Insurance Life). Beloved husband of Jayanthi Halawatha, loving father of Upekha (Seylan Bank, Kollupitiya), and Uthpala (University of Colombo), brother of Padmini (Horana) and brother-in-law of Herbert Athulathmudali and loving son of late W.A.M. Jayawardana (State Plantation - Matuwagala), and late Garlin Jayawardana (Kothalawala - Bandaragama), passed away. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 8th November for burial at Negombo Public Cemetery. No.326/6, Colombo Rd, Negombo. 

PERERA - DILIP JAYANTHA Beloved husband of Hermione, father of Nishadi, Keshani and Dimithri, son of late Walter Perera and Malanie, brother of Anura, expired in California on 05/11/09. Grand Cannyon Avenue, Palm Dessert, CA 92260-3071. Tel: 0017603417533. 

WARUSEVITANE, MRS PREMA - Beloved wife of late Mr Richard Warusevitane of Hikkaduwa, loving mother of Malini, Punyasena, Sumana, Dr Lal (New Zealand), Chandra and Pushpa, loving mother-in-law of Nandasena, Ranjani, Hemapala and Shoba (New Zealand), loving grandmother of Manoj, Maheshi (Canada), Ayesha (Canada), Nipun, Nayomi, Shalini (New Zealand), Lakshan (New Zealand) and Dr Shehan (New Zealand), great-grandmother of  Lishan (Canada), Sandaru, Tharani and Nithish (Canada). Cortege leaves residence at 5.00 p.m. for cremation on Monday 9th November 2009 at Kurunegala General Cemetery. 6/5, Jayasundara Mawatha, Colombo Road, Kurunegala. 

WEERASEKERA - A.B. (Retd. Govt. Surveyor, former President Meda Dumbara Reconciliation Board), son of late Tikiri Banda Weerasekera, (Registrar of Births & Deaths) and Medduma Kumarihamy, brother of Anula Pamunuwa, Cyril, Harry, Berty, Nissanka and late SB, WB and NB, expired. Cortege leaves residence for Cremation at Balagolla Crematorium Kengalla on 9th November at 4 p.m. Kottegoda Walawwa, Udispattuwa.

LA’BROOY - DERRICK SIDGEWICK   Son of late Mr & Mrs Sidgewick La’Brooy, beloved father of Darren & Dwain, friend of Charyl & Earle, loving brother of late Marmaduke, Clinton, Daphne, Dennis, Kenneth and of Germaine & Joan (Aust), Marchetta & Ramone (SL). Funeral mass will be held at 10.30 a.m. Wed. 2009. Craigieburn, Victoria, Australia. Cremation at 12 noon. 

SHEKAR -  Beloved son of late Mr & Mrs Shivaraj, son-in-law of late Mr. Sivanperumal and Mrs. Seetha  Sivanperumal, loving husband of Navalakshmi (Lakshmi), loving father of Sharumathi (Ladies College), Sathya Vignesh (Alethea International School), brother of late Kala Ganapathy, Udayakumar (London), Shankar (People’s Bank), Satheeshkumar (Italy), Dinesh Kumar (London), brother-in-law of Ganapathy, Theresa, Susila, Vasanthy, Ambiga, late Savithri, Sivapragasam and Jayaram, expired. Cremation at Kohuwela Cemetery, Cortege leaves 22/8B, Sirimal Mawatha, off Quarry Road, Dehiwela at 3.30 p.m. on 8th Sunday.

STANISLAUS - JOSEPH (JOE)  - Attorney-at-Law (USA). Ascended into the hands of Our Lord on 6th November 2009. Beloved husband of Wimala (USA), loving father of Jayanthie (UK), Thuliyanthie (USA), Prasard (USA), Mano (USA), Raymond (USA) and Prashanthie (USA), loving father-in-law of Marco (UK), Jitendran (JD) (USA), Dayanthie (USA), Sudarshini (USA) and Simi (USA), loving grandfather of Amy (UK), Tiffany (UK), Andrew (USA), Jeremy (USA), Acacia (USA) and Akash (USA), son of late Phillip Saverimuttu and Mary Lourdes, son-in-law of late Mr and Mrs M.S. Manthiri, brother of late Charles Amirthanayagam, Juliet Bastianpillai (Geneva), Mary Theresa, Peter Gerard (USA), Marie Stella and Victor Emmanuel (USA). +1 408 871 9464. May his soul rest in peace.


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