Sunday Observer Online


Sunday, 25 April 2010





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
REV. SR. PAULINE HETTIARACHCHI expired. Funeral Mass on Sunday, 25th April, at 3.00 p.m. Burial at R.C. Cemetery, Wennappuwa. Holy Family Convent, Wennappuwa.

ARANWELA - NIHAL Everloving husband of late Sarojini, loving and devoted father of Himani (Canada), Eranthika (Canada), Ruwani (Canada) and Krishni (Canada), father-in-law of Chester Ferdinands (Canada), Ranier de Lambert (Canada) and Pasanjith Ramachandra (Canada), cherished grandfather of Gyan, Enakshi, Natasha, Roger, Ranuk and Diluk, precious son of late Ben and Damayantha Aranwela, dear brother of late Mrs Hermione Habaragoda, Upali Aranwela (Australia), Mrs Nilmani Illankone, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Cecil Aluwihare, brother-in-law of Leslie Habaragoda, June Aranwela (Australia), late H.B. Illankone, late Rodney Aluwihare, Viranganie Perera, late Mignone Bandaranayake, Renee Bulankulame, late Asoka, Padmini Panabokke, late Doyne, Shirley, Chandrani, Nihal, Malkanthi, Jayanthi and Upali Aluwihare, passed away peacefully surrounded by family in Toronto, Canada on April 15, 2010. Funeral was held on April 19, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. 1, Benlight Crescent, Toronto, Ont. M1H 1P4 Canada. Tel. 416-439-4758.

BONIFACE - NIRANJAN - At Rest with Jesus. Ever loving husband of Dharshini, precious and darling dada of Kristina, loving son of late S. Boniface (retired Deputy General Manager CEB) and of Eva, much loved brother of Nirmala Kulanayagam (UK), dear and loving son-in-law of Dharman and Nirmala Jayaratnam, dearest brother-in-law of John Kulanayagam (UK), Nishan and Dr. Niroshini Jayaratnam, adored uncle of Timothy, Joanna and Peter. God saw you getting tired, and a cure was not to be. So he put his arms around you, and whispered, "Come to Me". With tearful eyes we watched you, and saw you pass away. Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hardworking hands put to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best. May His Soul Rest in Peace. Funeral on Sunday 25th April in St. Louis USA. A Memorial Mass will be said at St. Theresa's Church Thimbirigasyaya at 6.30 p.m. on the 26th April. Donations to Cancer Hospital will be appreciated. 15, Nuwarawatte Place, Nawala. Inserted by Dharman Jayaratnam.

EPITAWALA PREMAKUMARA passed away on the 17th April 2010 at Polgahamula, Peradeniya and the body was handed over to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Peradeniya on 18th April according to his wishes. We wish to express our sincere gratitude to everyone who attended the private funeral, those who sent messages of condolence and those who helped us in numerous ways. Children.

FOULSTONE - PEARL (ELARY GERTRUDE) nee GABRIEL Beloved wife of late Merril, much loved mother of Michael, Desmond, Yolande & Romaine (all of Australia) and Adrian (USA), mother-in-law of Taghrid, Chabo De Kauwe, Julius Ferdinands and Jackie, loving sister of late Pious & Bridgette, Connie and Choppy, passed away peacefully in Australia on 22nd April 2010. 84, Hinrichsen Drive, Hallam 3803 Vic. Australia.

KURUKULASURIYA MALSIRI Beloved husband of Emma, father of Dilhan (Canada) son of late Dr.K.C.D. Perera and late Florence Perera, brother of Dr. Ranjith (U.S.A.) Manel, Anoja and Athula and brother-in-law of Dr. Ranjani (U.S.A.) Bandu Nihal and Dr. Arundathi, expired. Cortege leaves residence 266, Trincomalee Street, Kandy, at 5 p.m. for cremation at 6 p.m. at Mahaiyawa Cemetery, Kandy on Sunday 25th April.

MAHESWARI ABEYANANDAN Beloved wife of late Nagalingam Abeyanandan (Retired General Manager, National Paper Corporation Valaichchenai & Colombo), beloved daughter of late S.T. Kanagasabai & late Ummaiamma, loving mother of Ananthi Vasanthakumar (Melbourne) and late Vasanthi, mother-in-law of Vasanthakumar, grandmother of Narani & Shivantha (all of Melbourne), beloved sister of late Navaratnam, late Mahadeva, late Vamadeva, late Sarvananda & late Padmanaban, passed away peacefully on 15th April 2010 in Melbourne and cremation took place on Sunday 18th April 2010. No. 26, Freemantle Drive, Wantirna South. Vic 3152, Australia.

MARHOOMA HAJIANI SITTI AZIRA NASOORDEEN (Nee Faleel) J.P. (All Island), retired principal Al Hidhaya Muslim Maha Vidyalaya Colombo 10, St, Sebastian Muslim M.V. Colombo 12, wife of Al Haj Nasoordeen (Rtd. Senior Manager, People's Bank, Colombo), ever loving mother of Capt. Shiran Nasoordeen (Reederei "Nord" K.E. Oldendorff, GmbH, Germany), daughter of late Faleel and Lathifa Bee (Hulfsdorp), daughter-in-law of late Hamid and Kathija Umma (Colombo 2). mother-in-law of Nazreen (formerly staff of CSI, Geteway and Stafford International Schools), grandmother of Aaqil Nasoordeen (student St. Thomas College Mt. Lavinia) and baby Sumayyah, sister of Zaheera, late lzzadeen, Huzaira, Thajeera, Wazeera and imamudeen (all deceased), ismethdeen and izamudeen, Sister-in-law of Zain, Firdhouse, late Zarook, Yassim, Sabrin, Azmin, Sharmila, Ashrafiya, late Kitchil, Bhardeen, Dharmani, Halaldeen and Rahmani (all deceased). Janaza took place Tuesday 13th April at 10 a.m. Maligawatte Muslim Burial Ground. Family members extend sincere gratitude, profound thanks to clergy, Dharmarani (Caretaker/Nurse), relatives, friends, Neighbourers, Mr. Lakhith Peiris, Doctors Surijit Somiah, Niroshini Ganegoda, other Doctors and staff of Dialysis Unit, Emergency, MICU and 4th floor of Lanka Hospitals Narahenpita and all who assisted in numerous ways during our time of grief. We regret our inability to thank every one individually. Foreign papers please copy. 31, 2nd Lane, Model Town Road, Ratmalana. Tel: 2445488,2635230. (Direction adjoining Cargills Big City via Sri Rahula Mawatha).

QUWAILID - ACM Beloved husband of Hasseena, beloved father of Imtiaz and Mohideen (UK), youngest son of late Mr & Mrs Caffoor Hadjiar of Veyangalle, brother of late Ameer, late Sukuna Saleem, late Rauff, late Munzeer, late Uvais, late Nizar, late Muzni, late Nadheem and Mrs Saidiya Mohamed, passed away in UK on 20th April 2010. Burial took place at Green Lawn Memorial Park, Warlingham UK.

SENEVIRATNA E. (Former Asst. Supdt of Surveys) Beloved hasband of Luxmy (nee Silva) brother of Bennet and Arthur of Kanampitiya Galle, passed away peacefully on 21th March 2010 at his home in U.S.A. Last rites were held on 23rd March with the participation of friends and relations in U.S.A. (This intimation is for all friends and ralations in Sri Lanka.) Mrs. Luxmi Seneviratna.

COORAY - SUMANA (nee RANAWAKA) retired Teacher. Beloved wife of Gunatissa Cooray, dear mother of Dulip, Dudula and Viraj, mother-in-law of Susil, Savithri and Chamani, loving grandmother of Sevwanda, Mindula, Nethanya, Dinanya and Malithya. Cortege leaves residence at 266, Nawala Road, Nawala on the 26th of April at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation at Nawala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.

PEIRIS - MERVYN Dearly beloved husband of Ranjani, precious father of Mahesha (UK), Mahira & Irangika (UK), Sahan & Diana and grandfather of Shanessa and Kiara, son of late Robert & Violet Peiris, beloved brother of Therese & Marcus, Lalith & Christine, Anton & Priyanganie, Stephen & Shanthi and brother-in-law of late Shirani & of Anton Jayathunga, Harold & Ashanthi, Malcolm & Iromi (Canada), Iromi & Richard (USA) and Yvonne & Suresh Peters (Dubai). Cortege leaves residence 17A/17, Ranasinghe Homes, St Anthony's Road, Kanuwana Jaela on Monday the 26th of April at 3.30 p.m. for Burial at Kapuwatte R.C. Cemetery.

SIRIWARDANA M.N.C. DE SILVA Husband of Swarna Siriwardane Nee Premithiratna and father of Una Irfan, Chamal Siriwardana and father-in-law of Irfan Wahid and Geethani Priyangika (Intending) Passed away on 24th April 2010. Cortege will leave residence at 11.30 a.m. (No. 42, Waragoda Estate, Kelaniya) Cremation at Borella Cemetery on Monday 26th April 2010 at 12.30 p.m.

TISSERA - PADMA RANI (nee SUBASINGHE) Dearly beloved wife of late H.M. Tissera, (Attorney at Law and former Registrar of University of Katubedda / Kelaniya & Buddhist and Pali University), loving mother of Ravi late Champa, and of Arjuna & Kanishka Hettiarachchi mother-in-law of Sevwandi, Preeni & Visaka Hettiarachchi, grandmother of Harshana & Poornima, Milinda, Devinda & Aminda, Maaneth Bhaagya & Baanula Hettiarachchi, daughter of late D.H.A. Subasinghe and Beatrice Subasinghe sister of late Kithsiri Subasinghe of Gampaha. Cortege leaves residence "Nihathamani" Mawaramandiya, Siyambalape on Monday 26th April at 1.00 p.m. Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 2.30 p.m.

WEERAKOON - PERCY MAJOR (retired) beloved husband of Gnanawathi Wijethunge, father of Lt. Col Chandana (retired) Harsha, late Dayan and Apsara, father-in-law of Yugalanthini, Indira Nirmala and Dayan brother of late Manel, George, Malani, Lional and Chandralatha, brother-in-law of late Ariyarathne Wijethunge, expired. Cremation will be held on 26.04.2010 (Monday) at Kudawewa. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m.

Donate Now |
LANKAPUVATH - National News Agency of Sri Lanka
Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL)

| News | Editorial | Finance | Features | Political | Security | Sports | Spectrum | Montage | Impact | World | Magazine | Junior | Obituaries |


Produced by Lake House Copyright 2010 The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.

Comments and suggestions to : Web Editor