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Sunday, 6 February 2011





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

Rev. Fr. ROBERT (BOB) LUCKHART OMI was called to rest in the Lord. His mortal remains will lie at De Mazenod House from Saturday 5th noon to Sunday 6th noon. Thereafter the Body will be taken to Fatima Church, Maradana. The Holy Mass will be at 3 p.m. on 6th Sunday at Fatima Church, Maradana. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella.    038776

DE SARAM - DAMIAN - Beloved son of late Chevelier Bobby & Dame Marion de Saram of Grandpass, beloved husband of Sheilanee de Saram (Chairperson I.E.M.S. Examinations), everloving father of Rev. Fr. Nishan (Perth - Australia), Sandika (C.E.O. I.E.M.S. Examinations), Shayanika (Melbourne - Australia), Deduni (Melbourne - Australia), loving grandfather of Richelle, Shalain, Rachael & Tiasha (Melbourne - Australia), loving brother of Eileen, Dr. Ranjit (U.K), Cosmas, Sunimal & Eshanthamal (Brisbane - Australia), brother-in-law of Dr. Sydney Jayasuriya, Dr. Praxy, Chithrangani, Indira & Nilanthi (Brisbane - Australia), father-in-law of Ernest Rodrigo & Givantha Karunatunga (Melbourne - Australia). Funeral arrangements will be notified later. Rev. Fr. Nishan de Saram ([email protected]/ +61428329422), Shayanika Rodrigo ([email protected]/ +61414584842), Deduni Karunatunga ([email protected]/ +61403131422)             038768 

DE SILVA - ALFRED (Owner of R.P. Alfred Silva Company - Ambalangoda). Beloved husband of Dayalatha De Silva, loving father of Anoma (Canada), Ajath (Italy) and Sunil Rajapakshe (High Court Judge). Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour on Monday 7th at 10 a.m. to Medical College.    038775

GALISON - G.H. (prestigious businessman). Beloved husband of late Mrs. A. Dayawathi Galison, loving father of Chithra, Jayantha (USA), Dunstan, Shanthi (Australia), Subash, father-in-law of J.A. Rremasiri (Ranasgalla), Dr. M.T. Samaraweera (USA), Dushanthi Bandaranayake, Piyasena Samarasinghe (Australia) and Savanthi Sirisena, expired. Cremation will take place on Sunday 6th February at Negombo General Cemetery. Cortege will leave residence 36, Thammita Road, Negombo by 4.00 p.m.    038695 

GOONEWARDENE SHEILA (former Teacher of Aluthgama MMV and Soysapura MV). At rest with Jesus. Wife of Douglas (deceased), loving mother of Sureshni and Duleep (NWSDB), sister of Sylvia (deceased) and Sherrard, sister-in-law of Sirini, mother-in-law of Vimal and Nalayini (NWSDB), loving grandmother of Vishoo, Sharmila & Theo, Sivanie (LC) and Haresh (STC), great grandmother of Shari, daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Harold Mendis, passed away peacefully, aged 83 years. Cortege leaves residence 127, Angulana Station Road, Moratuwa at 3.45 p.m. on Monday 7th February 2011 for Service and burial at Holy Emmanuel Church, Idama, Moratuwa at 4.30 p.m.     038750 

HAPANGAMA - LALITHA RANJANI Beloved daughter of the late S.P. Hapangama & D.C. Abeysekera, sister of Ramya, Dr. Gamini, Swarna, Jayantha, Thilak, Tissa, Sajith & Ananda, sister-in-law of Prof. Nandadasa, Indra, Mahinda, Udeni, expired. Funeral takes place on 07.02.2011 (Monday) at 4.00 p.m. at Pelpita General Cemetery. “Ramyawasa”, Pelahela, Vanaluwawa.   038777

JAYESURIA - TREVOR (formerly of H.N.B. Ltd, City officer) beloved father of Dharshika, Veronica & Jonthan (all of U.K), son of late Sidney and Ruth, brother of Margie, late Francis (Ralph of Australia), Shelton, Leonie, late Neliya and Indrani (Australia), passed away on the 31st and was cremated on the 1st according to his wishes. 361/C-10, 1st Lane, Pettiyagoda Road, Angoda.   036070 

PAVARAJAH - KANDIAH - Retired Supdt. Ports Authority. Beloved husband of Annaluxmy, loving father of Dr Dharani (Lanka Hospital), Sumathy (Australia), Sairaj (Saudi), father-in-law of Dr Devapriya (Australia), Raveendran (Australia), darling grandfather of Shyan, Shalini, Krishan, Shobini and Harini, brother of late Annaluxmi, Nithyaluxmi, Parashakthi and Thananjayan, Thanaluxmi, brother -in-law of late Sivagnasambanthar and Sithrananthan Sivasubramaniam, Thavarajah, Dr Satkurunathan (Oasis Hospital), Dr Kamalanathan (UK), Arumainathan (UN Habitat), Jeganathan, Jeyaluxmy Saddnathan and Mahaluxmy Subramaniam (Canada). Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Galkissa at 9 a.m. on 07th February 2011 for Cremation at 10 a.m. at General Cemetery Galkissa.     038770 

RUPASINGHE - GNANATHILAKA MANIKE. Beloved wife of late Sugathadasa Rupasinghe (Ralahami), loving mother of Pushpa Rupasinghe, Hemalatha Rupasinghe, Vineetha Rupasinghe, Susil Rupasinghe (USA), Nihal Rupasinghe, Mahinda Rupasinghe and late Chandra Rupasinghe, Upali Rupasinghe, Ariyalatha Rupasinghe, passed away. Funeral takes place on 06th (Sunday) February 2011, at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Awissawella. 119, Puwakpitiya, Awissawella. 036-2222446.     038453 

RASANAYAGAM - A.S. (Retired Superintendent - Petiyagala Tea Plantations; Retired Director - State Plantations Corporation; Formerly Visiting Agent - Whittal Estates; Past President - Ceylon Estate Employers’ Federation; Deputy Chairman - Planters’ Association, Co-Founder - Balangoda Tamil Madya Maha Vidyalaya). Beloved husband of late Ranee, loving father of Shaguntharan, Sakunthala, late Sona, Ann, Indra, Ansala, loving father-in-law of Yaso, late Herman Armstrong, Amo, Jeyaraj Paul, Marikar and Daniel Vanniasingham and much loved grandfather and great grandfather and brother of late Advocate Ariyanayagam, late Ranee Tharmalingam, late Annaratnam Pathinathan, late Atputham Rajanayagam, late Selvam Thuraisingham, passed away  peacefully at the age of 92 in Singapore on February 5th. Intimated by niece Rasathy Mitrakrishnan. Tel. 2695391.     038776

SIVAPATHASUNDARAM - SMT. GNANATHEEPAM. Beloved wife of late Sri. S. Sivapathasundaram and loving mother of Dr. Manjubhashini (Manju) and Ravilochanan (Ravi) and late Prasannavadani, respected mother-in-law of Sivanathan (Siva) and Manjula (Mala), treasured grandmother of Priyadharsheni, Sivaskandan, Stephen and Melanie (all of UK), passed away peacefully on Monday 1st February 2011. Religious rituals will be performed on Monday 7th February, 2011 from 08.45 a.m. till 10.15 a.m. at 55, Rectory Park, Sanderstead, Croydon, CR2 9JR, UK, followed by cremation at 11.15 a.m. at the Croydon Crematorium - East Chapel, Mitcham Road, Croydon CR9 3AT (Sat Nav. CR0 3AA) 00442086576901, 00447984469094, 00441932873690, 00447841584314.      037096 

VARADARAJAH - NADARAJAH (retired Dept. of Registrar of Motor Vehicles). Beloved husband of Neelayathachi, son of late Mr and Mrs Nadarajah, father of Haris (France), Saitha (France), Raji, Jasvanth (France) and Jeyadevan (Canada), father-in-law of Kalpana (France), Sasitharan (France), Ravi (Maldives), Kannagi (France) and Dushi, Grandfather of Kaushalya, Sahana and Akshana, brother of Suhirtharajah, late Rajambal, late Janakarajah and Varadevarajah, brother-in-law of Venugopal, late Manonmani, Sithambaranathan and Sivagurunathan, expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 06th February 2011 at 10.00 a.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Hindu Section. 53, 7th Lane, St. Benedict’s Mawatha, Kotahena, Colombo 13. Tel: 2331327.      038706 

VETHAKAN - LILLY - Dearly beloved wife of late George. Loving mother of Ranjith (Australia), Selvaranee (Back to the Bible) and Rohan (CISCO), mother-in-law of Malini (Australia), Paul (Ex-Back to the Bible) and Christable (Methodist Daycare, Maradana), loving grandmother of Andrew, Rebecca (Australia), Godfrey (I.N. Network Lanka), Oliver (Ferrine Printers) and Priscilla. The remains will lie at No. 17, Seneviratne Mawatha, Boralesgamuwa from Saturday 9.00 a.m. till Sunday and thereafter on Monday 9.00 a.m. at Christian Fellowship Centre, No. 7, Vivekananda Road, Colombo 6. Funeral Service at 3.00 p.m. Burial at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m.      038735 




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