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Sunday, 17 October 2010





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

DE SILVA - SUMITHRA  dearly beloved wife of Victor, loving mother of Uparaj, Manoraj (Australia) & Dipunsara (New Zealand), loving mother-in-law of Ohlu & Ivan, beloved grandmother of Owanaka, Nikita, Rajiv, Nimesha & Ishali, passed away peacefully in Wellington on the 9th of August. 22,  Alanbrooke Place, Karori, Wellington, New Zealand.  

PERERA - Mrs  W.G. Beloved wife of late Dr Piyasekera Perera, loving mother & mother-in-law of Sunil & Rupasri (Australia), Dharmashali (Don) & Dilla (Canada), Chitral (Singer Sri Lanka) & Roni, much loved grandmother of Manushi, Dilhan, Praveen, Nadeesha and Anouka, expired. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour and cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 17th October 2010. 29/5 'C', Rodrigo Avenue, Galpotta Road, Nawala, Rajagiriya. 

PERIYAPPERUMA - PERCY: Beloved husband of Vinitia, loving father of Dheemathie (Assistant Superintendent of Police), father-in-law of Hafeez Marso (Superintendent of Police), loving grandfather of Dhimarsha (St. Thomas College), loving brother of Magi and Hilda, and the late Violet, Cyril, Edna and Ivy, brother-in-law of Leena, Dolly, Stanley and the late Lionel, Aloy and Regina. Cortege leaves residence at 150, High Level Road, Maharagama on the 18th Oct. (Monday) at 3.30 pm for burial at Maharagama, Godigamuwa Cemetery. 

RATNAYAKE - P.R.T.B. (Retired Suptd. of Surveys). Beloved husband of Dharma Ratnayake, loving father of Upamali Ratnayake (retired Principal - Vidyaloka Maha Vidyalaya, Veyangoda), Shyamali Ratnayake (retired Suptd. of Surveys), Nilmini Ratnayake (Teacher - St. Clare's, Wellawatte), Upeksha Ratnayake (Australia), Nishika Ratnayake (Australia), loving father-in-law of Samappriya Wanigasundara (U.S.A.), Sunil Sahabandu (Oman), Ajith Palihawadane (Ceylon Continental Hotel), Ashoka Lewliyadda (Australia), Warnaka Athauda (Australia), loving grandfather of Udesha, Nilshan, Sawan, Sweeni, Sahani, Nimnaka, Ranuli and Asel. Cortege leaves residence No. 260, Nuwara Eliya Road, Gampola, on 18th October 2010 (Monday) at 3.00 p.m. Cremation at Gampola General Cemetery (4.00 p.m.).  

RODRIGO - KINGSLEY Licensed Surveyor. Dearly beloved husband of Norma (nee Willenberg), loving father of Shamil, Hiran, Renuka and Meneka, loving father-in-law of Natalie, Nedine and Indira, fond grandfather of Quinn, Ian, Garett, Gavin, Hanna, Nicole, Rochelle and Praveen, son of late Mr and Mrs H.D.G. Rodrigo, brother of late Gladys, Beryl, Dagmar and of Olga and Ranjith. Cortege leaves residence 133, George E. de Silva Mawatha, Kandy at 4.30 p.m. on Monday 18th October 2010 for burial at Mahaiyawa Cemetery, Kandy. 

SIVASUBRAMANIAM - PAT  Civil Engineer from Mandoor, Batticaloa passed away peacefully on Friday, October 8th in UK, retired Assistant Director, Irrigation Department and retired DGM Construction. Mahaweli Development Board, beloved wife of Dhanalakshmi (nee Murugupillai), loving father of Indrani (Aus), Ravikrishnan (USA), late Manoharan and Jayanthi (UK), respected father-in-law of Sathiamoorthy (Aus), Kate (UK) and Doctor Thurairatnam (UK), affectionate grandfather Thushyanthan, Nirmalan, Mallika, Lee Andrew, Prashanthan, Smitha and Janarthan great grandfather of Maya & Milan oldest son of late Pattaccuddy (Head Master) and late Theivanaipillai of Mandoor,  brother of late Ganeshapillai, Kailasapillai (Aus) and late Professor Chandrasegaram  Cremation will take place in UK on Sunday, October 17th at 9.00 a.m. TP +44+20+89491777 or 89426643 No. 215, South Lane, New Malden, Surrey KT 35 EP, United Kingdom.  

WIJERATNE - Dr  VERNON  beloved husband of Irene, father of   Asanka and Vinodha and  Nirupa, brother of late Neville, Herbert and Sirima and of Mervyn, Susima, Padma and Nalini,  passed away peacefully on September 27th 2010 at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, UK. Interment in the family vault at Galkissa Cemetery is on Monday October 18th at 3 p.m. Remains  lie at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on Saturday 16th October between 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. and on Sunday 17th October between 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. for friends and relations to pay their last respects. The family requests  no flowers but tributes in the memory of Vernon to be made in the form of contributions to St. Thomas' College to the following bank Account: Bank - Seylan, Branch - Mt Lavinia, A/C No: 0030.00175845.001, Title Vernon - STC Mt Lavinia, Swift Code - SEYBLKLX  

WONG - YEEHAR (OLGA) Beloved wife of Tsing Tao Wong, loving mother of Suhyung (Canada), Suhmei (USA), Suhli (Australia) and mother-in-law of Dr Nilanga Abeysinghe, John Amirthiah and Inaam Jawfer, grandmother of Lian, Arianna, Atara, Ryan and Baby Neville, passed away peacefully in Canada. Cremation took place in North Bay Canada. Her ashes will be lying at residence No. 31/S/6, Supreme City, Kahanthota, Malabe on the 24th and will be interred on Oct. 25th at Borella Cemetery at 10 a.m. Friends and relations please accept this intimation.

BULNER - EVA passed away peacefully. Daughter of late Daniel and Lilly Johnson, beloved wife of late Carl, loving mother of Adrian, Evangeline, Jean Emmanuel, Gerald (Australia), Patrick and Lorraine (Australia), mother-in-law of Malkanthi, Vivian, Delrine, Heloisze and Adrian Serpanchy (Australia), grandmother of Priyantha, Caven, Dyan (Australia), Ophelia, Claudia, Romano, Diana, Deeandra, Delon and Joanne (Australia), sister of Ethel Pereira, Ernest, Dagmar Silva and of the late Oswald, Gordon, Florence Herft, Muriel, Norah, Gertrude, Valentine and Philomina Giffening. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour on Sunday 17th October at 4.30 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section). Australian papers please copy. 

DE SILVA - RANI Beloved wife of Lakshman, loving mother of Salinda (McDonalds - Dubai), Chaminda (Dubai) and Omesh, mother-in-law of Apsara (Dubai) and Aruni (Dubai). Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 17th October at 4.00 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). 185/12, Model Farm Road, Borella. Tel. 2685579.

SHANTHIKUMAR - SAMUEL. Safe in the arms of Jesus (Retired ED&F Man Sugar). Beloved husband of Marie, loving father of Shehan and Shaleen. Son of late Mr & Mrs Ariyadurai. Affectionate brother of Jayanthakumar, late Jasmine, Christine, Selvakumar, Esther (Vathyana), Solomon Yogakumar, Jothykumar, Brother-in-law of Myra, Shirani, Malathie, Swarna, Nihal, Lakshman, Shrimathie, Susantha & Roshani. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. for service at 4.30 p.m. Holy Emmanual Church, Moratuwa and for burial thereafter. 28 B, Dharmaratne Avenue, Rawathawatta, Moratuwa.

AL-HAJ A.H. JAUFER SADIQ The death is announced of AL-HAJ A.H. JAUFER SADIQ. Beloved son of the late Ahmed Hassen and the late Haleema, brother of the late Bawa Cassim, son-in-law of the late Mr and the late Mrs M.A.L. Kariapper, precious husband of Hajja Noorjehan, treasured father of the late Mumtaz, Mazeedah, Maznavee (Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Brazil), the late Mazahira and Muzzammil (Vice President, Etisalat Abu Dhabi), father-in-law of Fazlul Haq (Oman Air) and Fareedah, grandfather of Salmah Ziaudeen, Adheeb, Aadhil, Azaad, Ziyaad, great-grandfather of Nabeel, Thaibah and Luqman. Janaza leaves residence No. 25, Sri Mahabodi Road, Dehiwala for burial at the Dehiwala Muslim Burial Ground on Sunday 17th October at 10.30 a.m. 

RUSTON - DOUGLAS ALEXANDER (ALICK) at Rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Daisybelle (Dotty), loving father of Cornel (USA), Connie (USA), Gerard (Canada), Anita (USA), Diana (USA) and Wilfred (USA), father-in-law of Kumari, Warren Lord, Mevan Randeniya, Keerthi Adikari (USA), Priyani (Canada), grandfather of Timothy, Adriel, Sarena, Peter, John-Paul, Rosemary, Joseph, Amrit, Natasha, Kaylee, Kelsey and Kristina (USA), son of late Bertram and Mildred Ruston, brother of Dulcie and late Vernon, late Stella and Jones, Percival and Felicia, Clement and Vinnie and late Rita, brother-in-law of late Claude, Nirmala, late Ashley, Beatrice, late Lynette, Rodney (Canada), Winston and Juliet, Lucilda and Ranjit (Canada). Remains will lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour from 9.00 a.m. on Sunday 17th, Monday 18th. Cortege leaves  Tuesday 19th at 3.30 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic Section).

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