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Sunday, 21 November 2010





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

ABEYSEKERE - SOMA  relict of late Stanley Abeyesekere, attorney-at-law Badulla, mother of Nalin, Manthri, Shiranee, Swarna, Dilkushi and Damayanthi, mother-in-law of Mala, Dr Justin Amerasinghe, late Donald Abayakoon and of Nanda Wijesekera, Susantha Puswella and Asoka De Silva, adored achchi of Nirosha, Arusha, Manisha, Nirvan late Dilshad and of Samantha, Devinka, Nayantara, Skanda and Damesh great grandmother of Devoushi, Mikaela, India, Priteesha, Akhila, Shari, Anshula, Samprit, Mathew, Apeksha and Nikhail, sister of late Drs T.K and H.D. Goonatillake, late Ira Wijemanne late Chandrani Wijayasinghe and of Wimala (Dinky) Dissanayaka passed away, peacefully on the 12th November, 93 years of age, and was cremated privately the following day according to her wishes. 52, Skeleton Road, Colombo 5.  

ABEYRATNE - MERCY (nee GUNAWARDENA) of Mampitiya, Galle. Dearly beloved wife of late Arthur, loving father of Mangalika, Iromi, Dr. Fredrick (UNDP), Chitrani (Ex-staff: Ananda / Nalanda), Buddhini and Errol (Seylan), sister of Beatrice Nagahawatte and of late (HLD, Victor, Dr. LPD, Percy, Douglas, Sumana, Edith and Nelli), mother-in-law of Thilak Gamage, late Srinath Goonewardena, Chrisanthie, UK Chandrasinghe, Sarath de Silva and Gihanthi, grandmother of Thanuja and Asela, Dr. Pramodh and Laknadhi, Anushka and Lasantha, Dr. Erandi and Sahan, Udaka, Aanjali, Ooshanna, Shenuka and Tehanna, great-grandmother of Hiruni and Hesanga. Cortege leaves residence 3A, 2nd Lane, Kawdana Broadway, Kawdana Road, Dehiwala, at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation at Mt.Lavinia cemetery on Monday the 22nd November 2010, at 5 p.m.

BOKALAMULLA - ASOKA (Retired Additional GA, Kandy). Dearly beloved husband of Nalini Seneviratne, precious father of Ajantha (Mahamaya College), Champa (Gangasiripura MV), Anil (Menikhinna Hospital) and Usha (Peradeniya Hospital), father-in-law of Nimal Adikaram (University of Peradeniya), Buddhichandra Mawalagedara (retired RDO, Doluwa), Shyamalie and Sam Kularatna (Dept. of Medicine, Univ. of Peradeniya), expired. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 22 November at 3 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Gampola. Gampolawela, Gampola. 081-2352436. 

COORAY - MILTON EDWARD (Retired Registrar - St. Peter's College, Col-04). Beloved husband of late Violet, loving father of Ranjith and Praxida (New Zealand), Marjie and Cletus Fernando, late Evans and Yuonne, Lal and Chitra, Yuonne and Sunil Kapuge, Srikanthi and Maxwell Abeyratne, Christopher and Rupa, Shiran and Mercy, Shirani and Lesmond Vas, brother of late Gricilda & Earnest, brother-in-law of Harriet, late Edwin, Marie, Danister Margret and Justin, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 15/1, Mahawatta Road, Egodauyana, Moratuwa at 3.30 p.m. for burial at St. Mary's Church Katukurunda, Moratuwa.

DE PINGHO - DOROTHY  at rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of the late Stanley De Pingho, sadly missed by her children Manel Singh (Canada), Stanley Jr, Dawn Fernando (Australia), Grace de Pingho Lynete Alphonso (Canada), and Marina Wilson mother-in-law of Surender Singh (Delhi), Cecil Fernando (Australia), Derwin Alphonso (Canada) and Fredrick Wilson, grandmother of Marlon, Michelle and Damian, Dinuka, Mario, Yohan, Neelima and Arulkumar and Melissa great grandmother of Joshua and Melody loving sister of Margaret Lord and Christobel Pereira. Cortege leaves residence  at 327/4, Kelanitissa Mw, Wanawasala, Kelaniya at 3 p.m. to the General cemetery Borella (Anglican Section) on 23rd November 2010.  

PONWEERA - ALEXIOUS PAMUNUGAMA Beloved husband of Dorine Ranaweera, father of Muditha Ponweera, son of (late) D.B.J. Ponweera and Juliet Hettiarachchi, brother of Sujatha, Sudarshana, Jude, Subashini, Alexandar, Rev. Sr. Sudarma (Holy Family Convent), Daya and brother-in-law of Vimal, Tecla, Yuonne, Noel, Vijitha and Dhammika, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 21st November. Burial at St. Joseph Church Cemetery, Pamunugama. No. 403, Mahawatte, Pamunugama, Ja-Ela.   

RICHARDS - SUNDARI  dearly beloved wife of the late Dr J.R. Richards (Jimmy) loving mother of Mahesan, Mano,  Ratnesan (Koli), Jayanthi and late Vasanthi loved mother-in-law of Selvaranee, Charmaine and Kingsley, adored grandmother of Rushika, Rukshan Reshan, Radhika and Anjana, great grandmother of Nevin and Amalia passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on Monday 22nd November. Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte at 5.00 p.m. Australian Papers please copy.   

SELVARATNAM - SUGANTHINI (I.C.R.C.) Beloved wife of Chitral, loving mother of Parkcavi, Laavanya, Bharathy and Gauthama, daughter of late Vellupillai Selvaratnam and Leela Selvaratnam, loving sister of Shanthini, Sudharshini, Lakshmi and Gayathri, loving sister-in-law of Bhaskaran, Szoumiraj, Sridharan and Rajeevan, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 8, Pelawatta Road, Nugegoda at 2.00 p.m. on Monday 22nd Nov. for cremation at the General Cemetery (Hindu Section) at 3.00 p.m.  

SILVA - ALANKARAGE LIONEL IGNETIOUS   (City Medical, formely Osu Sala, Steuart Remedica). Beloved husband of Delicia, father of Nishamani, father-in-law of Radley Perera, grandfather of Nimashi and Romelo, son of late Mr & Mrs A.A. Silva, brother of late Princy, Anna, late Reginald, late Godwin, Rosebelle, late Fredrick and late Earnest, expired. The burial will take place at St. Mary's Church Cemetery, Ratmalana. Cortege leaves No. 17, Sri Mahindarama Road, Ratmalana on 22 of November at 3.30 p.m. 

SILVA - W. GABRIEL Retired Senior Superintendent of Estates. Beloved husband of Prema, loving father and father-in-law of Sameera and Chaminda, grandfather of Semanthi, Punara and Vidushini, expired. Cortege leaves residence 5.30 p.m. on 21st November. No. 539/3, Training College Road, Malwatta, Nittambuwa. 

SUDUSINGHE - SARATH (Director of Customs), beloved husband of Dr. Trissette (Gampaha Hospital), loving father of Shan, Kishan and Emash (all of USA), expired. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 72/B, De Saram Place, Indigolla, Gampaha. 



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