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Sunday, 25 December 2011





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

ANTOINETTE RANTHINI (RATHI) - At rest in Jesus. ANTOINETTE RANTHINI THANGARAJAH. Retired Teacher - Holy Family Convent, Jaffna. Daughter of Mr & Mrs A.T. Aloysius of Temple Road, Jaffna, dearly beloved wife of S. Thangarajah (Retired A.D.R. Jaffna), loving mother of Mervyn (Australia), Naveena (Australia - former Staff of St. Bridgetís Convent, Colombo 7) and Niruban (Abudhabi), mother-in-law of Mayoori (Australia - former Staff of St. Bridgetís Convent, Colombo 7) and Niruban (Abudhabi), mother-in-law of Mayoori (Australia - former Staff of Methodist College, Colombo 03) and Jagath Amirthasan (Australia) and sister of Vasanthini Christy (Australia), Sathyajeevan Aloysius (Canada) and Shanthi Rudra (France). Remains will lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour, Borella from 26.12.2011 and leaves for Interment at Borella Kanatte after the funeral service at 3.00 p.m. on Tuesday 27-12-2011. 96-5/3, Wasala Road, Colombo 13.  Tel. 077192580. 374983 

DE SILVA - MARY ALEXANDRA (nee PONNAMPERUMA) - Daughter of late Andrew & Alexandra Ponnamperuma, dearly beloved wife of late Gerad, precious mother of Gerard Priya, mother-in-law of Anne Chrysanthi, sister of late Laxman, Douglas, Felix, Cyril, Noel Michael and of Ivy, sister-in-law of late Arthur, Gertrude, Frances and of Olga & Valli, darling grandmother of Geraldine & Christopher. Funeral service will be held at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour at 8.00 a.m. on Monday 26th December, followed by burial at Mahiyawa Cemetery, Kandy at 12.30 p.m. A Memorial Service and Requiem Mass will be celebrated on the 27th of December at the Church of our Lady of Fathima, Padiwatte, Kundasale at 7.00 a.m. Friends & relations please accept this intimation. P.O.Box 101861 North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. 375001 

Dr. MENIDS - N.M.P. (MERVYN) (retired Epidemiologist Ministry of Health and WHO). Beloved husband of Dr. Olga, loving father of Duleep, Roshan & Priyadharshini, father-in-law of Gayali (Kalani) & Sreeni (all of Australia) and late Deepthi Kumarasinghe and darling seeya of Dilshan, Shamara and Sachin, passed away on 21st Dec. According to his wishes his remains were handed over to the Medical Faculty of the University of Melbourne. 20, Hillard Street East Malvern, Melbourne 3145 Australia Tele: 061 395725177 372358 

JOSEPH - LIGUORI A. - (former Physics teacher - St. Benedictís College, Colombo International School, Belvoir College International). Beloved husband of Merle (ex-Tea Board), loving father of Adrian (Canada) & Roshan (Australia), father-in-law of Inthan (Canada), grandfather of Christina, Tania & Kieran, brother of Philomena Dharmakan (deceased), Albert (Australia) & Claire (Sri Lanka), expired on 12th December, 2011. Funeral service was held on Saturday 17th December, 2011 in Toronto. .370099 

MALLIKA MENIKE - MRS W.M. - Beloved wife of late Mr U.D. Sirisena (retired Police Officer), loving mother of Dr U.D.P. Rathnasiri (Consultant, VOG, De Soyza Maternity Hospital, Colombo), Dr Lalani Ranathunga (Dental Surgeon, Prison Hospital, Bogambara), Dr Sandya Gunwardena (Medical Officer, Medical Research Institute, Borella), Deepika Udagama (Lecturer, Agriculture Training School, Kundasale), and mother-in-law of Dr Kumudu Senanayake (Consultant Pathologist, DGH, Nawalapitiya), Udaya Ranathunga (Chief Engineer, NWSDB, Kandy), Sagara Gunwardena (Chairman/ Managing Director, Venora International Projects (Pvt) Ltd), Sisira Jayasinghe (Divisional Manager, David Peiris Motor Company, Anuradhapura), expired. Funeral will take place on Monday 26th December at 5.00 p.m. at Beddagana Cemetery. No.30/42, Bird Park Corner, Madiwela, Kotte. 374981 

MATHER - HULDAH THANGAMMAH (nee THAMOTHERAM). Beloved wife of late Joseph (Attorney-at-Law), devoted mother of Wilmot ďRajĒ (Australia), Shalini (USA) and David (USA), loving mother-in-law of Thayani, Tom and Amy, devoted grandmother of Shanthi, Rebecca, Cynthia, Benjamin, Elizabeth and Ezra, grandmother-in-law of John, loving sister of late Jeyasothy, late Chelvathy Perinpanayagam, late Kirupai Snell, late Arul Niles, late Jeyam, late Nesar, Dr. Amy Fernando (Australia), Edgar (UK) and Tharmy Nadarajah. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Palour from 9.00 a.m. on Tuesday December 27th. Funeral Service on December 27th at 3.45 p.m. followed by Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 5.00 p.m. 375000 

PILLAI - ROSHAN (American Express, Riyadh). Beloved husband of Kaniza, darling father of Alisha, son of the late Patrick and Manonmani Pillai, brother of Johann (UK), Anushka (UK) and Rukshan (USA), son-in-law of the late Moiz and Masuma Dawoodbhoy. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour at 10.00 a.m. on Monday 26th December. Burial at General Cemetery Borella (R.C. Section). 374996 

SELVERATNAM - RUKMANI, Beloved wife of the late Johnas (Bruno), beloved mother of Manoharan (Maxi), Vijeyen (Bernard) & Chuty (Sextus), sister of late Rasamani, Kanmani, Navamani, Thavamani and of Joe, mother-in-law of Niro, Julia & Sugi, beloved grandmother of Mark, Thulan & Joshua. Funeral on Tuesday the 27th December. Cortege leaves residence 22, Perera Lane, Colombo 6 at 4.00 p.m. for Service at St. Lawrence Church, Wellawatta followed by burial at Kanatte R.C. Section, Borella. Contact No. 2360912. 374999 

WELIHINDA - MRS IRANGANIE (nee GAJAWEERA) (retired staff Buddhist Girlsí College, Mount Lavinia). Beloved wife of Professor Jayantha Welihinda (Medical Faculty, Colombo), mother of Navam (USA), Kala (Price Water House), mother-in-law of Dulini (USA), sister of Malini Rajapakse (retired Staff Royal College), Padmini (retired Staff, Buddhist Girls), Prema (retired Staff, Hena College), Kanthi (retired Staff, Vishaka Vidyalaya), Kamani (Staff, Princess of Wales), Dr Champika Gajaweera (SLAF/ KDU), Pushpika, Bandula Sarath, Anura (Australia), Gamini, sister-in-law of K.B. Rajapakse, Derick de Alwis, Bandula Wijeratne, Susanga Soysa, Wasantha Wijesinghe, Ajith Divakara and late Mr Somaratne. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on 26th December 2011 for Cremation at General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia. 85, Watarappola Road, Mount Lavinia. 374989 

WIJEKULARATNE - RITA VIVIEN (nee WICKRAMASINGHE) At rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of Percy (formerly of Port Authority), loving mother of Sunil, Kithsiri, Rohan, Priyantha, Manel, Mohan, Malsiri, Sriyantha and Manori, mother-in-law of Sagarika, Priyaneel, Nirmala, Sandhya, Bandula, Shirani, Anusha and Suraj, loving sister of late Erin, late Joy, Anton, grandmother of Radika, Nadishani, Dilhara, Shehan, Rozaine, Belinda, Mahen, Andrea, Clifford, Natasha, Marian, Shenali, Anarghi, Amangi and Nethaya, great grandmother of Ryan, Tashia, Shyan, Shelomi, Nathan and Talisha. Cortege leaves residence 8/3, Arthur V. Dias Mawatha, Walana, Panadura at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 26th December for Service at Mother of Sorrows Church, Walana, Panadura. Thereafter burial at General Cemetery Minuwanpitiya, Panadura (R.C. Section).374910 

WIJEYESINGHE - SHARMA (Daughter of late Therese and Quintus Dias Abeygunawardena of Galle). Beloved wife of Aloy (WKS Exports), loving mother of Ashan (Deceased), Dilomi and Charlene (Holy Family Convent, Colombo 4), sister of Rohan (Holiday Plan Overseas (Pvt) Ltd), Sunil and Ajith, sister-in-law of Sajira, Marietta, Susan, Eileen, Olive, Cathy and Ninette. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymonds  Parlour, Monday 26th December at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at Borella, R.C. Section. 13/3, Angampitiya Road, Etul Kotte. 374998


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