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Sunday, 22 April 2012





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At Rest with Jesus BISHOP ANDREW OLIVER KUMARAGE (Emeritus Bishop, Diocese of Kurunegala). Requiem Mass at the Cathedral Church of Christ the King at 1.30 p.m. followed by Cremation at the General Cemetery, Kurunegala at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 23rd April 2012.     103819 

ABEYNAYAKE - MELVYN  - Son of late Alexander and Agnes, dearley beloved husband of Chitra (retired Staff, Deaf School Ragama), loving father of Hashara (Sampath Bank, Mutwal), loving brother of Stefany, late Maximas, late Ranjani and Kanthi, brother-in-law of Merlin, Patrick, Hilda and Nelson. Called to Rest with Jesus on Friday the 20th April 2012. Cortege leaves residence No. 472, Theresa Mawatha, Gane Road, Ragama at 3 p.m. on Sunday the 22nd April 2012 to be buried at Ragama Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section.        103816

DIAS - ELSIE (nee PERERA)  - Beloved wife of late Vency (Mercantile Bank), much loved mother of Shirani (Baurs) and Mohan (Ports Authority), devoted mother-in-law of Lakshman (BCC) and Tamara, precious grand mother of Dinuk (Abu-Dabi), Shivanka and Indu (Standard Chartered) and Tharindu, sister of late Leslie, Mildred, Wilton, Girlie, Christy, Terrence, Bertram, Irving and Enid sister-in-law of Noel, Winifred, Girtie and Ann. Cortege leaves residence No. 20A, Maligawa Road, Etul-Kotte at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 22nd April for Burial at St. Thomas Church Cemetery, Kotte.         103801 

DE SILVA DHANASIRI Loving husband of Judy and father of Helen, Dharshana, Keith and Evanjaline, father-in-law of Chamindi, expired on 21.4.12. The remains will lie at  Jayaratne Funeral Parlour and the body will be cremated on Sunday the 22nd April 2012.     

ESHWARAN - NADARAJA (retired S.M.L.T.) Beloved husband of S.M.R. Ranathunge, father of Sulochana (University of Colombo), Colonel Eshwaran (S.L. Army) and Dr. Eshwaran (Singapore), father-in-law of Mervin (Siyane College of Education), Udani (Attorney-at-Law), and Dr Nadika (Singapore), loving grandfather of Pamod and Mevan passed away. Cortege leaves  A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday the 22nd April 2012. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4.00 p.m.       103800 

FREDERICKS - (nee. GERLACH) ORIANNA (OLA)  - Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of Horace (Zenith Immigration), devoted mother of Angelo and Mario (St Joseph’s College, Maradana) and Melissa (Bishop’s College), much loved daughter of Neil and Lucille, Everloving sister of Cariena, loving sister-in-law of Harin, Heloise and Ian loving aunt of Hashan, Chrishan, Heshani, Hiyann, Inesh, and Inalie loved by all. mortal remains lie at 127/2, S.De.S. Jayasinghe Mawatha, Kohuwala. Cortege leaves after Service at 3.30 p.m. for Burial at S.S. Mary and John Nugegoda on Sunday 22nd Apriil at 4 p.m.       103799

FOSTER - CARMEN NEILIYA passed away suddenly, on February 10, 2012, aged 80 years. Loving wife of the late Jem, dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Jennifer and Eddie, Dianne and Chris, Beverley and Desmond, Sandra, Jerome (deceased), Janice and Hasantha, Russell and Emi, Kevin and Debbie, loved by all her grand-children Tanya, Ryan, Jeremy, Gavin, Shehan, Shenali, Shanil, Jessica, Rebecca and Keenan, loving sister and sister-in-law of Caryl and Lawrence (deceased), Edgar and Audrey, Maurice and Delvis, Aileen and Claudia. Carmen was cremated on the 16th of February 2012, at the Mary Mother of Mercy Catholic Chapel, Rookwood and Her ashes will be buried at ‘The Rose Garden’ Palmdale Memorial Park, Sydney, Australia.     100479 

KANDIAH - MRS KANAGAMMA (SORNAMMA) from Kokuvil East, (Retired Teacher Palaiya ACCA of Kokuvil Sri Ramakrishna Saiva Vidyasalai), passed away in Colombo on 17th April 2012. Wife of the late Mr Rasiah Kandiah (Principal) and mother of Ravindran (Chartered Accountant, Colombo), Umaranee (London), Narendran (London), Sucindran (London), Nanthini (South Africa) and Kamalini (Canada). Funeral rites will be held on Sunday 22nd of April 2012 at 9.00 a.m. at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cremation will take place at General Cemetery, Borella at 12.00 noon. Tel. 2335786.       102569 

KOELMEYER - ERIC IRVIN BERTRAM passed away on April 16, 2012 in Melbourne Australia. Husband of Doreen (dec) father of Charmaine (dec), Eric (Ricky) and Tamara, brother of Sabina (Saba) (dec), Rienzie (dec), Carl (dec) and Ranee grandfather to Karen. No.61, 3rd Lane, Welisara, Ragama Tel: 5621726.      103576 

RANABAHU - MRS SOMA  - (retired English Teacher) Beloved wife of late Mr David Ranabahu (retired) District Traffic Inspector - CGR), loving mother of Devika, mother-in-law of Jude, precious grandmother of Shehan, Nadeesh and Thushani sister of late Victor, late Henry, Enid and Indra, sister-in-law of Gertrude, Karuna late Nelson and K B Basnayake, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Tuesday 24th April at 3.30 p.m. for Internment at Baptist Church Burial Grounds, Kadawatha, No. 82H, Mangala Mawatha, Ganemulla Road, Kadawatha.       103814

SAMARANAYAKE - DR. DON IRWIN IGNATIUS (Dental Surgeon - Negombo). Beloved husband of Ursula, much loved father and father-in-law of Dushyanth and Devika, Rukmal and Dinesha, loving grandfather of Dhilein and Janaleen, brother of late Merle and late Shirly, brother-in-law of Gwen and Sybil. The funeral service was held at the Negombo Seventh Day Adventist Church and the burial took place at the General Cemetery Negombo on 18 April 2012.        103352 

SENANAYAKE - MARLI HAZEL Aged 3 years, daughter of Sam and Rebecca, sister of Mia, granddaughter of Sena and Hermoine Senanayake (nee Gunasekera) and Chris and Brian Healey (all of Australia). The funeral was held on Friday, 20th April 2012. May she rest in peace.       100976 

SUSAN PUDNEY Daughter of the late Bryan Jonklaas and the late Innocent Jonklaas, sister of Deirdre Cadiramen, mother of Andrew Beattie (UK), Allison Beattie (UK) and Alistair Beattie (Denmark), mother-in-law of Marianne, grandmother of Noah, Patchoulie and Cian (Denmark), entered eternal rest on 5th April 2012 after a prolonged and courageous battle with Cancer.      103717 

THIRUNAVUKARASU - PATHMAPATHY (90 years). Daughter of the late Mr and Mrs V. Vaithyalingam (Allaveddy), wife of the late A. Thirunavukarasu (Retired Engineer), sister of the late Kanthymathy, Kamalawathi, Srimapathy, Leelawathi and Yogaligam, beloved mother of Shanthadevi (Australia), Rajkumar (UK) and Shantakumar, mother-in-law of Srinivasan (Attorney-at-Law) (Australia), Suneetha and Parameswary (UK), grandmother of Sarumathy Atheray and Neethimathy Balakumar (Australia), Rasika and Muditha Jayasinha (Australia), Anjalie and Arun (UK), great grandmother of Denukesh, Abrana, Shivarangan and Shobitha (Australia), expired on 19th April 2012. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mount Lavinia for viewing from 2 p.m. on 21st Saturday 2012. Funeral rites begin at 7.00 a.m. on 22nd Sunday 2012. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 9.30 a.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia at 10 a.m. No.24, 4/7, “Seagul Court”, Initium Road, Dehiwela.       102874 

UMMU JEZEEMA JAWAD - Beloved wife of Marhoom M.L.M. Jawad, daughter of Marhoom Al-Haj O.L.M. Abdul Rahim and Marhooma Mahmood Umma, loving mother of Afkhar Ali and Sithy Jawada, mother-in-law of Faizuna, Marhoom Zuhair, sister of Buhary, Fahmie, Muzeer, Noor Ruwaida, Marhoom Nizar, Farook, Shakir, Marhooma Ummu Naseeha, Sithy Faiza, grandmother of Arafa - wife of Shamil, Aashika - wife of Hisham, Aroos - husband of Haniya, Afzal and Naleef. Janaza left residence on 11th April 2012. 145, Isipathana Mawatha, Colombo-5.        098258 



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