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Sunday, 22 May 2011





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

SISTER ALMA VICTORIA JAMES, of the Ceylon Pentecostal Mission entered rest. Testimony Services on Sunday 5.00 p.m. and Monday 8.00 a.m. at the Mission Hall, No. 11, Rodrigo Place, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15. Thereafter Funeral Service on Monday the 23rd at 2.00 p.m. Burial General Cemetery, Borella.    146845 

ABEYSINGHE - IAN DIAS - Loving father of Arjun, husband of Veanna, son of the late Annesley and Terry, brother of the late Freddy, Daisy Cambell, Manel Bibile and Nelum Tissera, expired. Cortege leaves A F Raymonds Funeral Parlour for cremation at General Cemetery Kantta on Monday, 23 May 2011 at 5.00 p.m. No flowers by request.     146912 

DE ALWIS - MALKANTHI (nee JAYASUNDERA) wife of Ananda, called to Rest on 25th April. A private Funeral was held according to her wish. 55, Upper Lake Road, Nuwara Eliya.      146353

FERNANDO - SHARMANIE Precious wife of JME Fernando (Sujith), loving mother of Beenu and Sasini, mother-in-law of Arjuna Wimalasuriya, grandmother to Yahara, eldest sister of Indira Karunasekera and Yamuna Ilangakoon, sister-in-law of Premalal Karunasekera (Karu) and Jaliya Illangakoon, aunty to Chathu and Kavinga Karunasekera, Mithila and Sushmita Ilangakoon, eldest daughter of the late Samuel & Margaret Perera, passed away in Melbourne, Australia on 13.05.2011. She worked at Bank of Ceylon for 16 years before migrating to Australia in 1990 with her family. Her strength and sheer love for life was an inspiration to all of us. Funeral was held on Wednesday 18th May in the Boyd Chapel at the Springvale Cemetery in Melbourne, 10, Morgan Court, Rox Burgh Park, Victoria 3064, Australia.    144330  

FONSEKA - H. WALTER - Husband of Primular, father of Rashmin (student St. Benedict’s College) son of the late Dixon and Maxie Fonseka , son-in-law of the late Clement Fonseka and Mrs. Merl Fonseka, brother of Francis, Concy, Ranjith, Sunil, Shanthi, Manel, Chitra, Vimal the late Rohan, Rosita, Carmen and Asuntha, brother-in-law of Padmini, Francis Perera, Sumithra, Ramani (Ports Authority), ther late Christer, Lalith De Fonseka, Jayalal Silva, Padma, the late Wasana, Malsri Fernando (The Mango Tree Restaurant), Lal Muthukuda, Niranjan Dalpathado (Hayleys Advantis), Niran Fonseka, Malkanthi Dalpadadu (USA), Cheryl Fonseka and Shimali Fonseka. Remains will lie at 27/50, Totupola Road, Amunupitiyawatta, Welisara till Sunday 22nd May 7.00 a.m. and thereafter at 101, Jubilee Road, Watalpola, Panadura. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 22nd May for Service at Our Lady of Sorrows Church Panadura and thereafter for burial at General Cemetery (R.C. Section) Minuwampitiya Cemetery, Panadura.       146087 

HAPUGODA - The death is announced of KAMALA, beloved wife of Edward (Weera) Hapugoda. Cortege leaves residence at 12.00 noon on Sunday, 22 May 2011 for St. Mathew’s Church, Talangama and thereafter for cremation at 2.00 p.m. at the Borella Cemetery. 185/33, First Lane, Araliya Uyana, Depanama, Pannipitiya.     146805 

KARIYAWASAM - Mrs. G.D. AMARAWATHIE (Retired teacher). Beloved wife of late J.W. Kariyawasam (Principal), of Teak Bungalow Estate, Palathota, Kalutara, loving mother of Nishantha Warapitiya (Director - Ever Run Holdings), Dr. Anushumali Warapitiya, Nadija Warapitiya (Air Force) & Kirthi Sri Warapitiya, loving mother-in-law of Chamila Warapitiya, Gamini Pathirana (Accountant - Maldives), Sujeewa, Shirani Pieris (Teacher, St. Bridget’s Convent), expired at the age of 73. Funeral will be held at 6.00 p.m. on Sunday 22nd May at Pannipitiya General Cemetery. Remains lie at No. 31/4, Dambahena Road, Maharagama. Telephone: 0773628690.      146814 

KUMARAPERUMA - GEORGE CAIUS  (Former Chairman / Managing Director - Kumara Packaging Pvt Ltd). Safe in the hands of Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Helen, dear loving father of Rohan, Mohan, Shiromi Udalagama and Yohan, father-in-law of Prishanthie, Shyamali, Bandula Udalagama and Shanthi, much loved brother of Therese, late Kalpe, Ranjith, Sylvester, Steven and Shanthi Ratnayake, darling grandfather of Keshadhi, Prathap, Upandha and Kesara, passed away peacefully. Funeral will take place on Monday 23rd May. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. for Service at Fatima Church Battaramulla and thereafter for Burial at the General Cemetery, Borella, Roman Catholic Section at 4.30 p.m. 485, Bogahena Road, Battaramulla.   146939

PERINBANAYAKAM - SATHIAWATHY - At Rest with the Lord. Precious wife of E.R. Perinbanayakam, daughter of late Navam & Sugirtham Nathaniel, daughter-in-law of late Eliyathamby & Maheswary Ramalingam, beloved sister of Vetharajan & Gnanes Nathaniel, Ratna & Jeyabalan, Gnana & Stephen Selvadurai, sister-in-law of Visagaperumal & late Peranantham, Theivamalar Ramalingam, Bala & Maricha Ramalingam, Pathma & Sriraja, late Theivendran and Mahendiran & Vathany, expired on the 15th May 2011. Private Funeral was held on the 16th May 2011 according to her wishes. After the Service at 3.30 p.m. at the residence the burial took place at 4.30 p.m. at Kanatta Cemetery, Borella. 114/3, Ward Place, Colombo 07.     146118 

PIERIS - SWARNA of Wellawatte. Daughter of late Mr. & Mrs. C.H. Fernando, dearly beloved wife of late Upali Pieris (CMC), loving mother of Wathsala, Janaka, Uthpala (Australia), sister of late Sarath Chandrasekera (Police), Charles Horenegae (USA), late Nihal Keerthisiri (Master Marine), Nanda Keerthisinghe (Australia), Indrani Fernando (Australia) and Sheila Fernando. Cortege leaves No. 537, 46th Lane, Wellawatte, on Sunday 22nd May 2011, at 5.00 p.m. Cremation at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. No flowers by request.     143561 

PONNUTHURAI SELVADURAI - Born in Brown Road, Neeraviyady Jaffna and resident of Canada passed away on Tuesday 17.05.2011. Beloved son of late Selvadurai and Valiyamai, son-in-law of late Ragunanthan and Nagamma, beloved husband of late Krishnanleela, loving father of Kumuthini (Australia) and Nalayini (Canada), father-in-law of Dr. Mayooran (Australia) and Kesavan (Canada) much loved grandfather of Gokul (Canada) and Kasturi (Canada), Visitation at Highland Funeral Home, 3280 Shepherd Ave., Scarborough on Saturday 21.05.2011 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Final Rites Ceremony at Highland Funeral Home on Sunday 22.05.2011 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and cremation on the same day at 11 a.m. at Bowmanville Crematorium. Tel: (1) 905-305-7067.   146864 

RASARATHNAM - KANDIAH - (Retired Supdt. of Surveyors), resident of Dehiwela - Beloved husband of Kanageswary, much loved father of Dr. Dhamayanthi (UK), Sakthitharan (United Nations World Food Programme, Colombo), Dhayaparan (Bank of Montreal Toronto, Canada), Dr. Vijeyanthi (UK), beloved father-in-law of Dr. Vigneswaran (UK), Geerthicka, very much loved grandpa of Kaeshanth, Madhushanth, Keshmira, loving brother of late Muthammah, late Pathmanathan, Thirugnanapoongothi, Manikavasakar, late Leelawathi and loving bro-in-law of late Prof. R.S. Thanapalasundaram, late (Mrs) Ramalingham, late (Mrs) Vishvanathan, late Mrs. Balachandran, Dr. Palasundaram (Colombo), Dr. (Mrs) Sribalasubramaniyam (Australia), Dr. (Mrs) Pathmanatham (UK), passed away peacefully on the 18th May early morning. Remains will lie for viewing at Mahinda Funeral House, Mount Lavinia from 20.05.2011 to 22.05.2011 and cortege leaves at 10.00 a.m. on the 23rd May for cremation at Dehiwala/Mt. Lavinia Cemetery after final (Hindu) rites. Wife, children and grandchildren. 0112714630, 0773477297, 0714209752.    146578 

SERPANCHY - ANTOINETTE - Beloved wife of the late Czerny Serpanchy, sister of late Dicky Rode’ (Canada), late Doreen Newman (Melbourne Aust), Maisie Ferdinands (Perth Aust.), Viola Raymond, Robin Rode’ (Canada), late Alfie Rode’, passed away on the 16th May. Funeral took place privately. St. Mary’s Elders’ Home, Paiyagala.     146348 



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