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Sunday, 10 January 2010





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

COGGINS - SHIAN ANTHONY - Beloved husband of Erica, much loved father of Oriliya and Stefan, father-in-law of Udara, grandfather of Nathan, precious son of Penny and late Barney, loving brother of Diane, Arlene, (late) Joseph and Nigel and brother-in-law of Warren, Lucky and Margaret, loving uncle of late Shehani, Shenelle, Candice, David, Yochabel, Melinda and Nadine. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on Sunday January 10th 2010 for burial at St. Thomas Church Kotte. 108/1, Dewala Road, Nugegoda. 

DALPETHADO - FAIRLIE Beloved husband of Therese, loving father of Dilhara, Dueleep and Dinusha, father-in-law of Hiran Alphonsus, Devika and Christopher Storer, darling papa of Druvi and Dushinka, passed away peacefully on the 6th January 2010. According to his wishes a private funeral took place within 24 hours. 34/5, Kirula Road, Colombo 5.

DE SOUZA - DOROTHY MERLE (DOLLY) nee  SOLOMONSZ - Wife of late Anton Felix de Souza, loving mother of Maureen (Australia), mother-in-law of Paulinus Smith (Australia), grandson of Darrel and Nishi (Australia) and mother-in-law of Everton Felthman. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m on Monday 11th January. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (RC Section). Friends and relations please accept this intimation. Australian papers please copy. 

DE SOUZA - DOROTHY MERLE (DOLLY) (Nee Solomonsz)  - former Moosajees Ltd, Wife of late Anton Felix de Souza (Bobby), loving daughter of late Basil and May, beloved mother of Cynthia, Maureen (Australia), Therese (UK) and Eunice (Bernie Car Mart Ltd,), loving mother-in-law of Shirley Pereira, Paulinus Smith (Australia) and Mervyn Mathew (UK), sister of late Mavis and Delrine, Anton and Barbara (Australia), Aubrey and Aloma. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 11th January, burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (RC Section). Friends and relations please accept this intimation. Australia and UK papers please copy.  

NUGAPITIYA - ABEYWARDENA (AB) Beloved son of late Mr MB & Mrs Soma Nugapitiya of Nugapitiya Walawwa, Ukuwela, Matale, beloved brother of KB, Harry, Bernard and Sunanda Weerakoon, brother-in-law of late Indra, Lakshi, Marie and late T.B. Weerakoon. Remains will lie at Chandra Panagoda Funeral Parlour (Florist). Cremation on Sunday the 10th at 2 p.m. Talahena Cemetery. Cortege leaves at 1.30 p.m from 27/1, Athurugiriya Road, Malabe. 

SAMARASINGHE - WALTER (Skinny) Ex-Lever Brothers. Son of late Mr & Mrs Mudliyar Alfred Samarasinghe of Kollupitiya, son-in-law  of late Mr & Mrs Srinivasan of Dehiwela, beloved husband of Lucille, loving father of Chalinda (Germany), Shobini (Dubai),  Niroshini (USA), father-in-law of Peggy (Germany), Eugene Wood (Dubai), Patrick Irish (USA), beloved brother of Seetha, Malini (UK), Dr Padmani (UK), Manel, Nihal (Germany), brother-in-law of Dr Chandra Pinnagoda, late Dr N.R.P. de Silva, Joe Rajakaruna (Attorney-at-Law), Astrid Samarasinghe (Germany), Ashmore and Shirline Ratwatte, expired. Cortege leaves No.97, 'Mangala', Pepiliyana Road, Nedimala on Monday 11th January 2010 at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Anderson Road, Dehiwela.  

SAMARAWEERA - PREMATHILEKE  retired Officer of Dept. of Examinations beloved husband of late Mrs Sumana Samaraweera (Teacher), loving father of Lalith (ITN), Sachithi (Stafford International School) and Janak (Ocean Ship Management), father-in-law of Sujatha and Ushani, expired. Cremation will be taken place at Thalawathugoda General Cemetery on Sunday 10th January 2010. Cortege leaves home at 3.30 p.m. 1143/1, Pamburugahahena Road, Thalawathugoda. 

SITHY AZEEZA ANVER  Beloved wife of Marhoom A.R.M. Anver, daughter of late S.L.M. Buhary and late Ummu Thawfeeka Buhary, mother of late Mrs Fawrul Cassim, Zafrun Ziard, Yasmin Ghouse (Germany), Imtiaz and Farhim (Qatar), sister of  late  M.B.M. Samsudeen, late M.B.M. Zahir and M.B.M. Ziard Janaza took place on Wednesday 6th January 2010 at Dehiwala Muslim Burial Ground, Campbell Place, Dehiwala.  

UBEYRATNE - KITHSIRI (Retired Senior Manager, People's Bank, Kandy). Beloved husband of Mihindra, loving father of Hemal (Proprietor Planter), Kithmini, Chintaka (General Manager, Walters Bay & Company), loving father-in-law of Ruwini, Nihal (Bangladesh), Sanduni, loving grandfather of Sanuri, Sanishya, Tashy, Renushi, Reshma, Yasuri and Tehan, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. Monday 11th January for Cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 3.30 p.m. 59, Circular Road, Dangolla, Kandy. 

WEERASOORIYA INDRANEE (nee  RANASINGHE) Retired Teacher, Vidyakara Vidyalaya, Vishaka Vidyalaya and Ladies' College, beloved widow of the late Chandragupta Devapriya Weerasooriya (Steel Corporation), devoted mother of Anuja Salmalie (Common Wealth Secretariat England), and Dr Neluka (Tikiri), mother-in-law of Bandula de Silva and Roshan Guneratne, loving grandmother of Hareen, Kithmini and Anushka, sister of Lakshmi, Chandra, late Asoka (Tissa), late Shanthi, Sujatha  and Sarojini, passed away peacefully in London on Thursday 7th January 2010. Bana preaching at No.29/3, Jambugasmulla Mawatha, Nugegoda at 7 p.m. on Wednesday 13th January 2010.  

LIVERA (ZITA) Kurunegala. Retired Teacher of Holy Family Convent, Kurunegala. Beloved wife of late Neville, precious mother of Honorine (favourite son), Marcel, late Gerard, Althea, Alwyn and Sharon, loving mother-in-law of Lalith, Niranjala, Bevin, Devika and Gerald, expired. Cortege leaves residence 49, Udawalpola, Kurunegala on Monday 11th January at 4.00 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kurunegala. 037-22-30043 / 24113. 

RANASINGHE FELICIA (Retired Teacher - Holy Family Convent, Bambalapitiya). Beloved wife of George Dasarath (Retired Manager Bank of Ceylon), loving mother of Chrisanthi (Australia) and Lasantha (Manager Tillicoultry Estate), mother-in-law of Rohan (Australia), Chanika, loving sister of Florence, late Terrance, Rita and of Anslem, grandmother of Shanika, Ranesh, Hashan and Natasha. The remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Burial on Monday 11th January 3 p.m. at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). 

SUGATHAPALA LOKUMANNAGE - Beloved husband of Daya Lokumannage, loving father of Nelli (Attorney-at-Law), Nirmala and Hemantha, Nihal, Saman & Sumith (Directors of Wilson Trading Co. Anuradhapura & Colombo), father-in-law of Lalith Andrahennadi (Commissioner General of Community Corrections), Vidushika, Thusitha and Mallika, expired. Cremation at Anuradhapura General Cemetery on Monday 11th January at 5.00 p.m. No. 596/79, Bandaranayake Mawatha, Anuradhapura. 

TAMBIMUTTU - JEYAMOHAN FLORIAN Beloved husband of Dr Shanthini (nee Satkunananda), darling father of Eashan Gerard, loving son of the late Emmanuel and Pushpam Tambimuttu, son-in-law of late Satkunananda and Indrani, brother and brother-in-law of Angelo and Sunitha, Bernadette and Joe, Jeyakumar and Yoga (Canada), Rohini and Paul (Australia), Erman and Jean (UK), brother-in-law of Ravindran and Yasodra (USA), Surendran and Sivamani (Singapore), Jayendran and Aruni (Canada), passed safely into the arms of Jesus on the 8th of January 2010 in Sydney. Funeral takes place on 11th January 2010. 9, Tamboy Avenue, Carlingford NSW 2118, Australia. Tel. +61 298718090. 

FERREIRA - TYRONNE Safe in the Arms of Jesus: Beloved husband of Champa, Pathma, father of Sherine, Ferrine, Shane, Shehan & Sharlene, son of late Matthew, Dorris, brother of Carlo, Helen (Australia), Noel, expired on 8th January. Remains lie at 19, Saumya Uyana, Herman Gminor Mawatha, Halpita, Polgasowita. Cortege leaves residence for Barney Raymond Parlour on 11th Monday 10.30 a.m. Funeral Service at 3.30 p.m. Burial General Cemetery Borella at 4.30 p.m.

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