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Sunday, 27 May 2012





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

“To Allah do we belong and to Him is our return”. It is with deep regret and sadness that we announce the passing away MRS SITHY ZANOOBA ABDEEN mother of Nazeera, Nihara, Shiham, Feroz, (late) Fanzil, Faizal and Tassneem (respectively), on Sunday, 20 May 2012. We make dua that Allah (SWT) accord her the highest status in Jannah, insha-Allah. We would also like to thank our family and friends for their support and dua’s. 130621 

AMIT - T.S. (SUMARIE) - Ex-Administrative Assistant, Ceylon Petroleum Corporation. Peacefully passed away on 24th May 2012 and Janaza took place on the same day at Mabole Muslim Burial Grounds. Beloved husband of Shirley (Nee Meedin), darling father of Anggaraini (New Zealand). Brother of Kasooma, Marhooma Waseela, Rathna, Dotty, Sagara and Endra. Brother-in-law of Marhoom T.M. Ismail, Marhoom Dhravis Yoosuf, T.H. Jumar, Shirley, Neena and Indranee Wickremesooriya. Father-in-law of Shiran Wijetunge (New Zealand) and grandfather of Sheahan and Anneka (New Zealand). The family members thank the relatives, neighbours and friends who attended the funeral. 16/3, Pio Mawatha, Kandana. 137173 

BALAMBIGAI NADARAJAH - Dearly beloved wife of late Chellappah Nadarajah (Rtd O/A, Prime Minister's Office), sister of late Devadason, late Pascaradas, sister-in-law of Kamalanayagi and Rupavathy, loving aunty of Thevamanohary (Raji, London), Priyadharshini (Ramani), Giritharan, Yasothara, Muhunthan (Canada), Pradheepa (Australia), passed away in Colombo on 24-05-2012. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella from 9.00 am on Sunday the 27th May 2012 and will be cremated at 3.00 p.m. at the Hindu Section, Kanatte, Borella.. 137089 

CHRISTIAN DAVID DURAISAMY - Formerly of the Staff of C.E.B. called to rest by his Lord Jesus on Monday, 21-05-2012. Beloved youngest son of the late Mr & Mrs J. Duraisamy of Kollupitiya, Colombo and loving son-in-law of the late Mr & Mrs I.S. Ratnanayagam of Urumpirai, Jaffna. Beloved husband of Mrs Ahil Duraisamy (Retired Teacher), loving father of Cllr. Paul Sathianesan (Newham London), Sam Nesan (UK), Andrew Thivianesan (UK), Daniel Jebanesan (UK). Loving brother of late Mr J.S. Duraisamy, late Mrs G. Pathmanathan and late Mr J.D. Duraisamy, Loving brother-in-law of the late Mr J. Ratnanayagam (Badulla), late Miss Sukirtham Ratnanayagam (Ladies’ College Colombo), late Mr P. Pathmanathan and Mrs Nesam Duraisamy (Kollupitiya Colombo). An affectionate father-in-law of Inthumathi, Premila and Jenny. Wonderful grandfather of Naomi, Jeremy, Jensen, Joshua and John. Funeral & Thanksgiving Service on 26th May 2012 at 9.45 am at St. Paul’s Church, Eastham, London. Burial at 12.30 p.m. at Manor Park Cemetery, London. Contact - Ahil Duraisamy - 118 Cranley Drive, Ilford, Essex IG2 6AA, UK Tel: +442085546791 Cllr. D. Paul Sathianesan - Tel: +447944312806 Sam Nesan - Tel: +447768745622 [email protected] .136591 

DE SILVA - MRS TURIN - Beloved wife of the late Mr Sam de Silva, mother of Mrs Indra Fernando, Mr Lal de Silva and the late Thilak de Silva (Attorney-at-Law), mother-in-law of the late Gratian Fernando, Jeewani and Janaki, loving grandmother of Indika (UK), Thushan Fernando, Rathika (Australia), Ruwani, Kithmini, Gagana, Chinthaka (UK), Yudeesha, Anushika (Australia), Indika (Lankem), and great grandchildren Hansali (UK), Senuthi (UK), Yoshitha, Dinethra and Amaliya (Australia), passed away. Cremation on Sunday 27th May at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Kanatte. Cortege leaves residence No.352/34A, Devala Road, Koswatte, Battaramulla at 03.15 p.m. on Sunday 27th May. 137078 

DIAS ABEYGUNAWARDENA - RUPERT (Retired Civil Servant) Beloved husband of Letticia Abeygunewardena, loving father of Shirani, Senake, Shanthi and Ruchika, much loved father-in-law of Dr Gamini Gunawardena (U.S.A.), Emiko (Japan), Alfred Seneviratne (retired SSP) and Nishanka Chandrasekera (Accountant Australia), precious brother of Wilkin, Laksy, late Jothipala, Godwin, Dulcie, Doreen and Clarence, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella from 8.30 am on Sunday 27th till 3.15 p.m. on Monday 28th May. Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 4 p.m. 137177 

EBERT DAISY [nee Moldrich] passed away in Australia on May 22, 2012. Beloved wife of late Robin Ebert (formerly Singer Company S.L.), beloved mother of Aloma, Valerie and Dawn (all of Australia), sister of late Lourdes Heyzer late Neville Moldrich, Brandt Moldrich, Marie Wright and Elmo Moldrich (all of Australia). Funeral will be in Melbourne on May 26, 2012. 133829 

FRANCKE - GLADYS (nee YOUNG) - at Rest. Wife of late George, sister of late Tommy, Bunty, Heather, Evelyn and of Doris Elhart, mother of Joy, Derrick, Malcolm, Arlene, late Geoffrey, Christine, late Marilyn and of Tina and Eleanor, mother-in-law of Lathika, Judith, Lassantha Ratnayake, Deryck Paktsun, Clifford Elhart and Robert Hayes, loving grandmother of Marsha, Dyan, Martin, Louisa, Andrew, Kethura, Kemuel and Saraid, great-grandmother of Oliver, Ethan, Iona, Thea, Annabelle, Phoebe and Sophie. Service at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 27th May, thereafter cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte at 5.00 p.m. No. 1/9, off Ananda Balika Mawahta, Pagoda Road, Kotte. 137231 

GUNATILAKE - MILDRED (nee WAMBEEK) - Wife of late Harrison, beloved mother and mother-in-law of Cheryl and Rhikmal, Kenneth and Padmali, Lorinda & Rohan, Dian and Melody, loving grandmother of Radhive, Ashini, Manishka, Devinka, Dilendra and Kheminda, sister of late Willie, Harry, Beatrice and of Evelyn, Freddie, Vernon, Dorothy and Grace. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Sunday the 27th May from 10.00 a.m. onwards. Service at 2.30 p.m. on Sunday followed by Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (General Christian Section). 137232 

HETTIARACHCHI - REV.SR. PRUDENTIA expired. Funeral Mass on Sunday, 27th May, at 3.30 p.m. Burial at R.C. Cemetery, Wennappuwa. Holy Family Convent, Wennappuwa. 137201 

MORAWAKA - ARTHUR expired. Beloved husband of the late Hema, loving father of Kumuduni, Ajitha, Anil, Hiran and Shemalene, father-in-law of Keerthi Wimalanada, Shama Lalitha and Narendra Werapitiya, loving grandfather of Oshan and Chamara, Dilakshini and Hemashini, Shehan and Achini. Cortage leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 27th for Mt. Lavinia Cemetery. No.10, Perakum Mawatha, Borupana, Ratmalana. 137106 

PARANIRUPASINGHAM - ARIA MALAR (Formerly Teacher at St. Thomas’ Prep: School and Nugegoda Tamil Maha Vidyalaya). Beloved wife of late Vythelingam - Paranerupasingam, loving mother of Pradeepan (Canada), and Surjani (Sydney), mother-in-law of Dilo and Uthayan, grandmother of Alysha, Satara, Mikalya Priscilla and Karuka - passed away in Sydney on 20th May 2012. Funeral took place on 24th May 2012 at Sydney. E-mail - [email protected]. 133159 

PEIRIS - H SAMATHAPALA (Retired Chief Clerk - Municipal Council, Dehiwala). Dearly beloved husband of Lakshmi, loving father of Ramal (Australia), Jayamali (Australia), Chandima and Muditha (Australia), father-in-law of Mahesha (Australia), Upul, Priyangi and Chandima (Australia), brother of Samson (USA) and Hema, precious grandfather of Tharaka, Satheesha, Chamudi, Tharindu, Thanushi, Dulina, Yash and Inesh. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 27th May at 4.00 p.m. Cremation at Rawathawatta Public Cemetery at 5 p.m. 52/2, Weerapuran Appu Mawatha, De Mel Road, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa. Tel: 0112612128. 136467 

PERERA - B. J. - Beloved husband of Charlotte (Retired Teacher), loving father of Rohan, Dr. Sumith, Dr. Nimali and Prasanna, father-in-law of Devika, Dr. Sunimali and Susantha, devoted grandfather of Dimithri, Amanda, Sudakshi, Suvendrini, Charith, Shalini and Gayan, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Monday the 28th May. Burial at St. Mary’s Burial Grounds, Maggona. No. 10, Convent Road, Nagoda, Kalutara. 137229 

PERERA - ROHAN expired. Beloved husband of Indrani, father of Roshika (Australia), father-in-law of Sudarshana (Australia), grandfather of Seneshka, brother of Malini, Kamini, Lalith (Management Consultant), Shamila, brother-in-law of Shahen, Dilruksh (Italy), Vanreeth (Italy), Chandra, Priyantha (NESTLE), Shamilka and late Anton. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday the 30th May followed by Burial at St. Sebestian Cemetery, Kandana. 137224 

SOMASUNDARAM - SURESH, beloved husband of Manchu, adored father of Michelle and Mellissa, precious son of the late Grace and Sri, much loved brother of Shirani, Mohini and Jayantha at peace. Funeral was held in Sydney on Saturday 19th May. No. 8, Glenroy Place, Glenwood, NSW 2768, Australia. Phone: 61298360615. 132282 

VARNAKULASINGHAM - VICTORIA CLOTILDA Beloved wife of Robert, loving mother of Stanley, Angelo, Shereen, Sr. Naomie and Kathlylene, mother-in-law of Viscount, Devika, Roweena, and Adrian, grandmother of Joshua, Johann, Daniel, Loren, Melisa, Gabriel and Ashylyn all of Sydney Australia. Funeral Friday 25th 10.00 a.m. Liberty Parlour Residence Unit 74 122 Hyatts Rd Plumpton N.S.W.2761 Australia. Tele 0061296770876, 0061409921521. 130244 

WALATARA VICTOR - Beloved husband of Dammi, loving father of Savithri and Ranil, father-in-law of Champaka and Melanie and grandfather of Shenal, Shanel and Nadine, passed away peacefully on 9th May 2012 and was cremated at a private funeral on 10th May 2012. 24/17A, Gamunu Mawatha, Attidiya, Dehiwala. 134609


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