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Sunday, 29 April 2012





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

DE ANDREWS - CLIFFORD. Lead Guitarist, band "Blaze Avenue". Loving husband of Grace (Bambie), dearest father of Romero (Papi) and Tania, loving father-in-law of Geetha and Gihan Perera, darling papa of Shevon, Krishelle and Romain, loving son and son-in-law of Anna and Muriel Weber, brother of Royle, Lucien and Bernie, Roy, Rosie, brother-in-law of Christine, Trevor, Leslie, Mari and Prema and Sugathe, Jenny, Charlie. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Monday the 30th of April for burial at the General Cemetery Borella Roman Catholic Section. No. 300 F, 4th Lane, Welisara, Ragama. 2952118. 110779 

DE MEL - CLARICE MABEL at rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of the late Rev Waddy De Mel, loving mother of Manoram, Supathum and the late Anarga, much loved mother-in-law of Sunethra, loving grandmother of Shanessa. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 30 April 2012. Service at Moratumulla Methodist Church at 4.30 pm 41, Uswatte Circular Rd, Moratuwa. 110759 

DE SILVA - MRS EVA of No.12, Melford Crescent, Dehiwela. Beloved wife of late Mr Gilbert de Silva (former Principal of Co-operative School Polgolla), beloved mother of Dr Earnest de Silva (UK), Justice Asoka de Silva, Nanda de Silva (Eraj Pharmaceuticals), Priyantha de Silva (High Court Judge, Monaragala), Preethi, Kumari (UK), Lalanthi, loving mother-in-law of Padma (UK), Ramani, Mani, Roshini, Gamini, Dennis (UK), Palitha Fernando (Attorney General’s Department), expired on 28.04.2012. Cortege leaves residence on 29.04.2012 at 3.00 p.m. for burial at St. Mary’s Burial Ground, St. Rita’s Road, Ratmalana. 110754 

FORSTER - 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 February 2012, at the Mary Mother of Mercy Catholic Chapel, Rookwood and Her ashes will be interred at ‘The Rose Garden’ Palmdale Memorial Park, Sydney, Australia. 103953 

GUNASEKARA - MRS. D.C. KURUPPUMULLA (Retired Principal, Justice of the Peace). Dearly beloved wife of the late Principal Mr. T.A. Gunasekara, beloved mother of Sarath (Quantity Surveyor - Royal Court Affairs, Oman), Dr. Gnanachandra (T.A.G) (Director - Institute of Technology University of Moratuwa), Kalyani Attorney-at-Law (Principal - Anula Vidyalaya, Nugegoda) and Dr. Jayanthi (Assistant Director General - National Institute of Education), mother-in-law of Lilani (Zonal Education Office, Piliyandala), Lorien (Proprietor - Dimuthu Enterprises), Wasantha (Director of Education - Ministry of Education), Kithsiri (Former General Manager - Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation) and dearly beloved grandmother of Niwanka, Kasun, Amanganie, Nuwanganie, Dinuli, Nilumi, Kavinga and Sachini, expired. Funeral will be held on Sunday 29th of April at 4.00 p.m. at Thumbowila Cemetery, Piliyandala. 110249 

JAYAWICKREMA - Mr. S.S. (Sumana). Loving son of the late Mr & the late Mrs J.S. Jayawickrema, beloved husband of Geetharani, loving father of Thanuja, Udari and Sasiri, father-in-law of Sanjay (Singapore), Lanka (Bermuda) and Indika (Melbourne), expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on Sunday 29th April at 1.30 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella Crematorium at 2 p.m. 110660 

LIONEL SENEVIRATHNE. Retired Regional Manager - Anuradhapura. Beloved husband of Asoka (retired NSB), father of Sanjaya (Commercial Bank, Treasury), father-in-law of Upeka Bawalagaha (Lanka Transformer Ltd.), grand father of Dulan, passed away peacefully. Funeral will take place in Kurunegala on Monday 30th at 2 p.m. Pubudu Mw, Colombo Rd, Kurunegala.110782 

MAHENDRARAJAH - NIRANJAN VASANTHAKUMAR (NERA). Beloved son of Hyacinth and of late Arunachalam Mahendrarajah (Mahen), brother of Nirmalene (Nimi), Yasmin, Jeevani, Kumudini (Australia), Cecil (Australia), Shakila (Holland), Sharmila (Shammi), Yohan (Sandy), Roshan (USA), Shemaine (UK),  Anju (UK), brother-in-law of the late Ravi Medonza and of Anselm Perera, Nihal Perera, Francis Fonseka (Fonny), Ramona (Australia), Chryshanthi, Manel (USA), Martin Embury (UK), Dave Smeeton (UK). Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour. Cremation will be at Borella Kanatta. Leaving the Funeral Parlour at 5.30 p.m. Sunday 29th April 2012. 110774 

MANUELPILLAI-ANABELA THAMOHARASOTHY of Naranthanai South, Kayts, expired in Colombo. Loving daughter of late B. Manuelpillai (B.M. Master) and late Ratnasothy, beloved wife of late Kingsley, loving sister of Sarvanthan, Vimlananthan (Germany), Nithiyananthan, Thayasothy (Canada), late Jegananthan, late Jeyasothy and Rubananthan (Canada), sister-in-law of Maheshwary, Vasantha, Cyril, Cinthy,, cousin of Rev. Fr. Lloyd Shanthikumar. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour, Borella at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 30th April 2012 for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (General Christian Section). 110773 

MISS JESMIN PRIYADHARSHINI (PRIYA) RAJADURAI. Born 15/09/1964, Entered Glory 26/04/2012. JESMIN PRIYADHARSHINI  RAJADURAI at rest with Jesus. Everloving daughter of the late Mr Sinnakutty Samual Rajadurai (Govt. Teachers' Training College) & late Mrs Victoria Selverani Rajadurai, beloved sister of Ebenezer (Ebby, Sydney), Stephen (Chooty, Sydney), Rajinie (English Teacher of Bt/Joseph Vass Vidyalayam), Christopher (Kiko, Sydney), Osbourn (Sydney), brother-in-law of Jebendran Chinniah, sister-in-law of Dr Nilmini (Sydney), Padmini (Sydney), Parameswary (Sydney) & Eva (Sydney), loving aunty of Jeremy, Samuel, Annie, Don, Vinnie, Jerom, Reshaan, Jeshuran, Jethro, Priyan, Laaveniya & Sanjiv. Cortege leaves residence for burial at Kalliyankadu Cemetery (Methodist Section) on Sunday 29th of April 2012 at 2.30 p.m. No. 12, Arunagiri Road, Batticaloa. Family members. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his Saints (Psalms 116:15). Telephone No. 065-2224321.  110775 

MURRAY - ARTHUR WILLIAM, Beloved husband of late Irene, loving father of Jennifer and Heather (Australia), brother of Connie Franklin and the late Capt. Ivor Murray and Eulie Spencer, passed away in Perth, Australia on 26th April 2012 at the age of 96. A funeral service will be held at St Mark’s Anglican Church, Bassendean, on Wednesday 2nd May at 10 a.m., followed by burial at Karakkata cemetary. May he rest in Peace. Email: [email protected]  Phone: +61 8 927 93032. 110721 

PANDITHASEKARA - MR SIRI Beloved husband of late Mrs Kahaduwaarachchi dear father of Priyadarshani (Wathogala Vidyalaya) Harshani, Chandana (Labuduwa Siridumma Vidyalaya), Thusharini (Kahatagaha Pitiya Vidyalaya), Chaturangani, former Principal of Kekirawa Central College, Tangalle M.V. and the Provincial Director of Education Mr Siri Pandithasekara has passed away. Burial will be held on 30th Monday 4.30 p.m. at Dadella Burial Ground. 110753 

SIVAPALAN - MR MANOJ (Student, D.S. Senanayake College, Borella). Beloved son of R. Sivapalan (United Holiday) and Mrs Y. Sivapalan (Assistant Principal, Tamil medium - D.S. Senanayake College, Borella), loving brother of Dinushan (St. Thomas’ College, Colombo 3). Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella at 2 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella on Sunday 29th April . 110662 

SOMASUNDERAM - SURESH - Beloved husband of Shiromi, loving father of Nithyaluxmi and Vidyaluxmi, son of Sangaralingam Pillai Somasunderam and Puveneswari, loving brother of Shanker Somasunderam, grandson of late Mudliyar K.V. Ranganathan. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on 29th April 2012 (Sunday) for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella Hindu Section at 5 p.m. No.20, Pediris Road, Colombo 3. 110658

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