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Sunday, 20 November 2011





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REV. SR. MARY EUPHRASIA JAYAMAHA expired. Funeral Mass on Sunday 20th November at 3.00 p.m. burial at RC Cemetery, Wennappuwa. Holy Family Convent, Wennappuwa.      341507 

REV. FR. ANSELM SILVA O.M.I. of the Oblate Congregation passed away peacefully on Friday, 18th November. His remains will lie at De Mazenod House, 40, Farm Road, Mattakkuliya until Monday, 21st November. The funeral Service will be held at Fatima Church, Maradana, at 3.00 p.m. on Monday, followed by burial at General Cemetery, Kanatta.        341059

REV. FR. ANSELM SILVA O.M.I. (former Oblate Provincial). Son of late John and Mary Silva, brother of late Therese, Jerry (USA), Joseph, Benedict, Aloy, late Benjamin, Lionel (USA), Noeline, expired on Friday 18th November. Remains lie at De Mazenod House, 40, Farm Road, Mattakkuliya until Monday 21st November. Funeral Service at Fatima Church, Maradana at 3.00 p.m. on Monday followed by burial at General Cemetery, Borella.          341499 

REV. FR. MARCUS RUPESINGHE O.M.I. of the Oblate Congregation passed away peacefully on Friday, 18th November. His remains will lie at De Mazenod House, 40, Farm Road, Mattakkuliya until Monday, 21st November. The Funeral Service will be held at Fatima Church, Maradana, at 3.00 p.m. on Monday, followed by burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte.      341065 

REV. FR. C.M. RUPASINGHE - OMI of Kotikawatte. Son of late Mr and Mrs Abraham Rupasinghe, brother of late Murial, Mary, Andrew and Hector, brother-in-law of Archbishop Emeritus Most Rev. Dr. Oswald Gomis, uncle of Rev. Bro. Gurusingha F.S.C, Sr. Malani A.C., Sr. Ranjani F.M.M., passed away. His remains lie at De Mazenod House 40, Farm Rd, Colombo 15, till 12.00 noon Monday 21st November. Thereafter, it will be brought to Fatima Church - Maradana, Colombo 10. There will be Holy Mass at 3.00 p.m. followed by Burial at General Cemetery Borella, Colombo 8.         341519

BERENGER - PEGGY ANNETTE - Widow of the late Alfred Edward Berenger, passed away on 12th November peacefully in Australia. Dearly beloved mother of Jaan, Arlene, Sylvia, Norma (deceased), Gerard Russel, Carmen, Heather.          341444 

CHANMUGHAM - DURAISAMY (formerly of UNDP, Colombo, Sri Lanka and John Hancock Insurance Company, Boston, USA) passed away peacefully in Boston Massachusetts USA on November 13, 2011. Loving husband of Senthimany (nee Thillaiampalam), loving father of Muhunthan (Mo), son of late Mr & Mrs Duraisamy of Trincomalee, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Thiliampalam of Thrunelvelly North, Jaffna, brother of Soma, Gowrie, Rajaluxmi, Sarojini, Manoharan, late Pathmanathan and late Rajeswary, brother-in-law of late Rohini, Bavani, Sivaramalingam, late Manonmany, Kanthimathy, SriKanthan, Sri Pathy, Sri Tharan, Sri Ganananthan. Funeral held in Boston on Wednesday Nov. 16, 2011. 94 Mount Vernon Street, Somerville MA 02145 USA. Tel. 617-776-7083. Cell# 781-354-7776.         340690 

GURUSINGHE - MRS SUPRIYA PADMINI (KUSUM). Beloved wife of late Hector Gurusinghe, loving mother of Nihal (UK), Thilak (US), Nandana, Ranjala (UK), and Cheryl. Cortege leaves residence 14-D, Perera Lane, Panadura on 21st Monday at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at the Gorakana General Cemetery, Moratuwa.       340824 

KARUNANAYAKE - CLERA (nee DISSANAYAKE) - 96 years. Beloved wife of late Ayur. Dr. U.P.W.S. Karunanayake, precious mother of Prof. Eric (Chairman of NRC), Indrani, Nimal, late Rohan, Seetha and Poorna, beloved mother-in-law of Padmini, Chithra, late Lionel Perera, late Wimal Jayasinhe, Chandra and Sarath Dassanaike (Director, Imperial Air Services, Korea), loving grandmother of Dr. Lakshminath (General Hospital, Colombo), Kumudini and Rukmal (Australia), Devi and Pujitha (Canada), Srinath and Chule (USA) Harsha and Nissanka, Muditha, Akila (Missisipi State University, USA), Anurudha (XEBEC), Sandamali (Staff, Eureka International School), Suhitha (Senior Consultant Job- Envoy.Com), Siumie (Catholic University of Korea), Pravinie (Student, Holy Cross College, Gampaha) and Sadun (Student, Christ The King College, Weliveriya), great grandmother of Lithmi, Sanuda, Senuka and Senuvi. Cortege leaves residence No.1/88, Kandy Road, Miriswatte, Gampaha at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 21st November 2011. Burial at St. Anne’s Catholic Cemetery, Miriswatte, Gampaha.          341482 

LIYANAGE, HEWAMADDUMA ARIYAPALA - Beloved husband of M.G. Chandralatha, precious father of Jeewanthi Ariyapala (Information Technology Department - ANCL, Lake House) and Chandima Ariyapala (C.N.N.T) and father-in-law of Pushpanath Withana Wasam (Creative Package) and Sarath Dissanayake (South Korea), expired. Cremation will take place at 6.00 p.m. on 20th November, 2011 (Sunday) at General Cemetery, Kendahena, Depanama, Pannipitiya. No.190/38 A, 3rd Lane, Weera Gardens, Weera Mawatha, Depanama, Pannipitiya. 

NAGAHAWATTA ARACHCHIGE - DAYANANDA NAGAHAWATTA (Founder of Naga Jewellers, Fort, Colombo). Son of late Mr N.A.D. Nagahawatta and Mrs Seelawathi Sahabandu Nagahawatta (Magalle, Galle), beloved husband of late Jayasumana Nagahawatta, loving father of Lal, Sandya and Harsha (Australia), father-in-law of Dharshani, Sarath Kulasena and Nayoma, loving grandfather of Thilina, Madura, Kasun, Sachini, Hiran and Dhilini. Cortege leaves residence No.18, Sri Nagavihara Rd, Pitakotte at 3.30 p.m. on 20th November 2011 for Cremation at Kohuwala Cemetery.           341415 

PEIRIS - L.H.S. - (Former GM/ Chairman, People’s Bank and Director of Merchant Securities & Financial Ltd). Beloved husband of Piyaseeli, loving father and father-in-law of Sajith and Amarangi (Australia), Dinithi and Lionel Samayawardhena, Roshini and Nipuna Mediwaka, beloved son of Mrs. B.L. Peiris and late Mr. L.W.T. Peiris, darling Seeya of Sankha, Abhaya, Hasara, Disara, Avika and Saheli. Cremation at Borella Cemetery, 4.00 p.m. on Sunday the 20th November. Cortege leaves residence No. 07, Kuruppu Rd, Colombo 08 at 3.00 p.m.        340802 

PERERA - R.A.W. - Mrs. (Retired Principal). Beloved wife of D.M.P. Bandra (Retired - Principal), beloved mother of Prabhath (Road Development Authority), Deepthi (Hayleys Company Ltd), Keerthi (Capt. - Passenger Ships), Sriyani (England), beloved mother-in-law of Ramya (Parakrama Vidyalaya - Bandarawatta - Gampaha), Kumudini (Medical Research Institute - Borella), Kumari and Priyantha (England), expired at the age of 87. Funeral takes place on 21st November 2011 at 6.00 p.m. at Kasagahawatta Cemetery. No. 140, Sri Bodhi Road, Gampaha.      341539

SAMARAKOON - Y.M.H. (MAHES) - Formerly of J.E.D.B., son of late Mr & Ms S.M. Samarakoon, beloved husband of late Upamalee, loved father of Yeshan (BBDO Lanka) and Andrew (Australia), brother of Priyani, late Jayantha and Karmine, brother-in-law of late Prashantha, Dayani, Sarath and Aanjanee, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 30/2, Col. T.G. Jayawardene Mawatha Colombo 3 at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 20th November, 2011 for Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte at 5 p.m.           341401 

SIVAPAKIAVATHY KUMARASAMY - Formerly of Suthumalai South and Bambalapitiya Flats. Beloved wife of Kanapathipillai Kumarasamy (formerly of Valuation Dept. & Marketing Dept.), mother of Sivakumar (Sydney), Dr Priyakumar (Sydney) and Subashini (Brisbane), mother-in-law of Sumithirai, Dr Poomahal and Balakumar, sister of Renganathan, Gnanavalli (Bagavathy) and Kuhanathan, grandmother of Shivantha, Sivaruban, Varahini, Crishna, Esvara, Archanah and Prasanna, passed away on 29/10/2011. Funeral took place in Sydney, Australia. Email: [email protected]             338088 

VANDERWALL BREAN ST. ELMO - Loving husband of Patricia, father of Adrian, father-in-law of Minuka, beloved brother of Jeanette, Kayburn and April of Australia, brother-in-law of late Derrick Schrader (Aust.), Stafford Tambimuttu (Aust.), late Francis, Fabion, Princy, Vernon Sybil (Sweety) and Mali. Cortege leaves residence (4/3, Pietersz Place, Nugegoda) on Sunday 20th November 2011, at 3.30 p.m. Burial at Borella General Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. (Anglican Section). Australian and Canadian papers please copy.      341005



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