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Sunday, 22 August 2010





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

ANTHONY (MAX) MAXWORTH  25.7.43 - 6.8.10 passed away in the Arms of his loving wife Christine and his daughter Charlotte.  This amazing man lost his brave battle against cancer while at his home in England. He will be so deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. The funeral took place on Friday August 20, 2010 at the Heritage Cemetery & Crematorium, Hastings England. A Memorial Service will be held in Sri Lanka when his daughter Charlotte visits in January 2011. Details will be notified later. 

DE FONSEKA - DOUGLAS  eldest son of  late Dr Albert & Phyllis de Fonseka of Panadura, beloved husband of Chandra, loving father of Sheree, (the late) Ajit, Sheami & Dhyan, father-in-law of Himanthe Dewendre & Shanika and dearest grandfather of Shaneen, passed away on the 6th of August. As per his wishes, a private funeral was held on the 8th of August. He will live on in our memories forever. Rathnakara, 234, Galle Road, Walana, Panadura.  

ELAINE - MRS CHARLOTTE HAMER (BLOSSAM)  passed away peacefully on the 15th of August in Australia. Wife of late Collin Hamer mother of Yvonne Ruston (Australia), Anna Reid, Michael Hamer, Sherrien Fazil. There will be a Service at St Francis Xavier's Church, Sapugaskanda on the 24th of August at 9.00 a.m. Tel. 0112400228, 0771238583.  

PERERA - E.F.M. (MARCUS)  retired Director of Highways. Beloved husband of Malkanthi, father of Miran (Journalist), Priyanke (Brandix), Dilshan (Hidramanis) beloved father-in-law of Ramona and Chathuranga, beloved brother of Therease, Gertrude (deceased) and mother Clare (Poor Clares), expired. Cortege leaves residence for Burial at Mahaiyawa Cemetery on 23rd Monday at 3.00 p.m. No. 40, Uplands, Kandy. T.P. 0812225088.

BRITTO - CELINE Beloved wife of late Joseph (J.E.), caring mother of Chitra, Prem, Suresh and Kishore, mother-in-law of Raj, Trevina, Mary and Neelanthi, loving grandmother of Rajeev, Kathy, Sateesh, Melissa, Kaushali, Maneka, Niroj, Steffan, Christina, Ashvin, Shane and Sharon, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Sunday 22nd August. Interment at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). 34/8, Bloemendhal Lane, Colombo 13. 

DANTANARAYANA - HENRY Beloved husband of Nanda Dantanarayana, expired peacefully. Precious father of Irangani Dewanarayana, Vasanthi Danthasinghe, Lalith Dantanarayana, Dishna Welihinda, loving father-in-law of Dayasiri Dewanarayana, Somathilaka Danthasinghe, Sandhya Dantanarayana, Ajith Welihinda. Cortege leaves residence 44/3, Asoka Place, P.B. Alwis Perera Mawatha, Katubedda, Moratuwa at 3.30 p.m. on 23rd Monday for Cremation at 4.30 p.m. at General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia. 

MAJOR GENERAL PATRICK FERNANDO (Retired). Beloved husband of Indira, father of Roshini & Kasun, Dayani & Tharanga, Maya & Sajith, grandfather of Jeshika, Swetha & Hanaya, expired. Cortege leaves residence 949/16, Udawatte Road, Talangama North, Malabe, on Monday 23rd at 2.30 p.m. for Cremation at Borella Kanatta at 4 p.m. 

MAKEEN FAROOK (ex Habib Bank). Beloved son of Marhoom I.L.M. Makeen and Marhooma Sithy Jazeema, brother of Marhooma Hajiani Sithy Bulgiss, Nazli and Farhana, brother-in-law of Marhoom Zaroon and Woleed, uncle of Hajiani Shantaaz Fiyaz, Al-Haj Reenaz, Fazeelath, Shereen Nasir, Shazmina Nawaz, Fazreena Ally, Imrana Faukath and Umair. Janaza took place on 20th August. 41, Meethotamulla Road, Kolonnawa. Members of the family extend their sincere thanks to all relations and friends who attended the Janaza. 

PONNAIAH SINNATHAMBY  (P.S. Master) of Jaffna Road, Nelliady, Karaveddy. Son of late Mr & Mrs Ponnaiah, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Mahesan, husband of Rathidevi, father of Sugumaran (UK), Utheyakumaran (Singapore) and Vasukey (Sri Lanka), father-in-law of Elilavashi, Dr Nivetha and Dr Raveenthiran, grandfather of Nirosh, Niron, Sanjeev, Kogul, Jyohjith and Sobitha, brother of late Kandasamy, Iyathurai, late Ramalingam, Kandiah, late Thankama and Pasupathi, expired on 20 Aug. 2010 in Dehiwala. Religious rites commence at 10.00 a.m. and Cortege leaves Mahinda Parlour, Mt.Lavinia at 1.00 p.m. for Cremation at Mt. Lavinia General Cemetery on Sunday 22 Aug. 2010 at 2.00 p.m. Phone 011-2712350 / 077-4367009. 

PUVANASUNTHARAM - KANDIAH Loving husband of Karunadevi, father of Dr Chelvi Jeyaraj, Dr Gnani Somasundaram and Nimalan, father-in-law of David Jeyaraj, Dr Noel Somasundaram and Dhanusha, grandfather of Daniel, Deborah, Hannah, Joanna and Neriya, brother of late Puvanabooshanam, Puvananayagi Alagaratnam, late Puvanaranjitham and Puvanaratnam, brother-in-law of Rathadevi, Alagaratnam and Ratnamalar. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymondís Parlour on Monday 23rd August at 4.30 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte. 

SIRISENA - DAPHNE Beloved wife of the late U.D.I. Sirisena, mother of Dr Nihal Sirisena (UK) and Dr Kapila Udawatta (USA), mother-in-law of Samadara and Olga, sister of Iranganie Perera, sister-in-law of Vipula Colonne and U.D.J. Jinadasa. Cortege leaves residence No. 8, Jayasinghe Road, Colombo 6 at 5.15 p.m. on Sunday 22nd August. Cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte at 6.00 p.m. 

TELLING - DOREEN relict of Noel, dearly beloved mother of Winston and Gloria, mother-in-law of Winston Mead, beloved grandmother of Suzette Niyathapala and Ingrid (Sandy) Doves and of Scarling Schofield and Niranjana, great-grandmother of Hudisi, Dakshini, Madelein, Isabel, Lauren and Joshua, passed away peacefully. Remains will lie from 8.30 a.m. at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour and the Cortege will leave for the General Cemetery, Kanatte on Monday the 23rd at 5.00 p.m. 

WAIDYATILAKA - W.H.K. (Accountant). Beloved son of late W.H.K. Piyasena (Ayurvedic Doctor) and Leelawathi Siriwardena, beloved husband of Mala Pathiraja (Retired Teacher), father of Dr Mrs Suwini Wanigasundara, Kushan Wanigasundara, Chinthi Wanigasundara, father-in-law of Malika Seneviratne (Attanagalla), expired. Cremation at General Cemetery Weerahena, Nattandiya on Monday 23rd at 4 p.m. ĎSrikathaí, Kuliyapitiya Road, Nattandiya.

GUINAN - nee SPITTEL - NINETTE at Rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of Maurice, adored mother of Patrick, Zara and Tamara, mother-in-law of Champika, Steve and Damian, grandmother of Bindiya, Deone, Marsh and Sabby, sister-in-law of Aubrey, Michael and Clarence (all of Australia) and of late Maureen. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour on Monday, August 23 at 4.30 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic Section). (Australian papers copy).

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