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Sunday, 15 July 2012





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
Death Acknowledgements

MAHINDA ELLEPOLA - We, members of the family of late Mahinda Ellepola, extend our sincere appreciation to the clergy, relations, friends, associates and colleagues of the legal profession who condoled with us during our recent bereavement. Your presence, assistance and messages of sympathy were our strength. Thank you. - Ranjani, and sons, Rajiv and Jerome. 184259 

RENE RAGEL - Call to Rest. We deeply regret to inform of the death of RENE RAGEL, wife of late Terrence (Terry), sister of Hubert, late Rajan, Ivly, late Dolly and late George, loving aunt of Jennifer, Ronald (Germany) and Shirlene who passed away on 9th July and was Buried at the General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia. We sincerely thank relations, friends and all those who attended and sent condolences. We deeply regret our inability, thank everyone individually. A thanksgiving service will be held on Monday 16th July at 6.15 p.m. at Christ Church, Mount Lavinia. No. 146D, Kawdana Rd, Dehiwala. 184456


BINTHI MAZAHINA CADER Beloved wife of late Al-Haj N.A. Cader, dearly beloved mother of Nurjehan (ex-Saudia), Hafiz (AMW), Sarah (Saudia), Kareema (ex-Saudia), loving mother-in-law of Ismail (Saudi Steel), Ruveena (Maharajaís), Shiraz (Saudia Catering), Jamal (Holiday Inn Yanbu), darling grandmother of Imaad, Abdussalaam, Karam, Noura and Jemimah, affectionate sister of late S.M.H. Faasee, late S.M. Mahushukeen, late Sideed Samsudeen, sister-in-law of Eunice, Saniya, Feroza and late N.M. Jalaludeen, expired. Janaza took place on 12/7/2012 at Dehiwela Muslim Burial Grounds. 184227 

DE ALWIS - STANLEY. Beloved husband of Dr Merle, loving father of Yamuna, Yohan and Ajanthi, loving father-in-law of Mignonne, Roma and Chandana, loving grandfather of Bhagya, Tharushi, Andrea, Isuru, Neomi, Kaviru and Marlon. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour for cremation at Borella Cemetery on 16th Monday at 2 p.m. 184665 

DE SILVA - RUKMAVO P Former Teacher, St Pauls Milagiriya and Sri Sumangala Balika Vidyalaya (Panadura). Beloved wife of late Lambert (former General Manager Sri Lanka Ports Authority), loving mother of Suchitra de Silva (USA), Dr Asini Gunawardana (USA), mother-in-law of Anuja Balapatabendi de Silva and Dr Ruvinda Gunawardana, precious grandmother of Suchith, Savinya, Dileka and Dilan, passed away peacefully. Cremation will take place on Monday 16th at 6.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Borella. Remains lie at her residence No.262/B12, Millagahawatta, Hokandara Road, Thalawatugoda. T.P. 2775652. 184550 

DE SILVA - W. RANJANI (Retired from Police Headquarters) - Beloved wife of K.N. Ariyathilake (Retired Officer of Inland Revenue) of 103/15, 18th Lane, Pinidiyagarawatta, Mawiththara, Piliyandala, loving mother of Thushara Ariyathilake (Management Systems Ltd), Hashan Ariyathilake (Data Management Systems), Gayathri Ariyathilake (Road Development Ministry (W.P.), loving sister of Upali De Silva (USA - LA), expired. Funeral will take place on Sunday 15th July at Arawwala Crematorium in the evening 3.00 p.m. 183985 

FERDINANDO SYLVIA - Safe in the arms of Jesus. Relict of D. Stanley S. Ferdinando, precious mother of Shiran & Premani, Sharmal & Nilmini, Shamitha & Rohan, Shalin & Subani, much loved grandmother of Sharika, Sandharu, Shayarana, Shihara, Rayendra, Suren, Suhanya and Sandev, beloved sister of the late Harvard, the late Sirilal and of Hugh, Rev. Premasiri, Somasiri and Swinitha. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 15th July 2012 for Service at Moratumulla Methodist Church and thereafter for burial at the Church Cemetery. 120, ĎKidroní, Willorawatte, Moratuwa. 184090 

FONSEKA - CALIXTUS (W.J.C.) - (retired Insurance Manager of Aitken Spence, Insurance Corporation, Union Assurance). Loving husband of Gladys Fonseka, beloved father of late Hiran Fonseka, dearly loving father of Roshan Fonseka (Unilever), Hiroshini Dandeniya (nee Fonseka - ex. HNB) and father-in-law of Diana Fonseka (nee Koralage - Janadhipathi Balika Vidyalaya, Nawala) & Athula Dandeniya (U.K.), loving grandfather of Heshani Fonseka, Dulmi Fonseka & Sanhith Dandeniya, loving brother of Patricia, late Tennyson & Tekla, passed away peacefully on 11th July 2012. Remains will lie at residence 18, Thalapathpitiya Rd, Udahamulla, Nugegoda from 10.00 a.m. Sunday 15th July 2012. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. for burial on 17th July 2012, St. Thomasí Church, Cemetery, Kotte. 184573 

GRERO - At rest with Jesus - GODWIN WILFRED (ex Serviceman Sri Lanka Army) (Retd. Ceylon Tobacco Company). Beloved husband of late Pearl, darling dadda of Blanche (Shirley), Antoinette (Deanna - UK), Annesley (Australia) & Rosemarie (Rosie), father-in-law of Joe (UK), Sally (Australia), darling papa of Rosanne (Dubai), Sharon (Chicko - Papyrus Papers), Michelle & Maria (UK) Graham & Dominic (Australia), Joel & Joanna, expired. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour from Sunday 15th. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour at 4.30 for cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte on Monday 16th at 5 pm. 3, Mallika Mawatha, Templerís Road, Mt Lavinia. Australian & UK papers please copy. 184576 

HALLOCK - DAVID. Beloved husband of Seetha, loving father of Shanta, Mohan and Diren, father-in-law of Thilamani, Shyama and Shiralee, grandfather of Shirell, Devaan, Thilan, Yanithra, Sarla and Keshara. His mortal remains will be laid out at Kollupitiya Methodist Church on Sunday 15th July from 12 noon, followed by a Service at 2.30 p.m. Burial at Jawatte Cemetery (Anglican Section) at 4 p.m. No flowers, but donations to Kollupitiya Methodist Trust Association. (Australian papers please copy).184114 

HEMARATNE - D.D. (Retired Govt. Servant, Survey Department). Beloved husband of Mrs Lalitha Samararatne (Rtd. Teacher Soyza Vidyalaya, Ratmalana), loving father of Asha (Staff Gateway, Kandy), Chanaka (Financial Analyzer - Jeddah) & Priyanka, father-in-law of Dr Pradeep Ruwanpura (Lecturer, Dental Faculty of Peradeniya), Gayathri Munasinghe & Sanjeewa Delage (Product Manager - George Steuart Health), loving grandfather of Harindu, Yonath, Yashini, Yohansa and Sashini, expired on Saturday 14th. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 16th at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at Rawatawatte General Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. No. 28 B, Charles Place, Rawatawatte, Moratuwa. 184678 

MANSOOR - A.M.M. (Chartered Accountant) Beloved husband of Saniha, loving father of Shaheema and Raeesa, son of Marhoom Abdul Majeed and Marhooma Ummu Sayeeda, brother of Marhooma Ummu Suoodha, son-in-law of Marhoom S.L.M. Abdulla and Shareefa, grandfather of Shazna, Shabbir, Jumana and Raidha, father-in-law of Iqbal Marikar Bawa and Javed Mansoor, brother-in-law of A.M.M. Mahroof, Hilal Abdulla, Ifthikar Hassim, Iflal Abdulla, Naufal Abdulla, Faiziya, Sahiya, Feroza and Shahina. Janaza took place on 1st July 2012 at the Dehiwala Jumma Mosque Burial Ground from 14/2, Dickmanís Road, Colombo 5. 180750 

PARANAVITANA - NIHAL. Dearly beloved husband of Devika, loving father of Shanuki and Sevanjit, father-in-law of Shanaka, much loved seeya of Jayden and Jenelle, son of late Dr Guy and Tita Paranavitana and son-in-law of late Hubert and Iona Fernando, loving brother of Dr Shanti, Asoka, Nelun and Lalith, brother-in-law of Mela, Suman, Anton and Cheryl and of Indramali and Milroy, Sohan and Roshi, late Suvamal and of Indira, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.15 p.m. on Monday 16th May. Cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte at 5.00 p.m. 62/1, Lauries Road, Colombo 4. 184676 

PASUPATHIPILLAI MARAYATHAMBAL - Beloved mother of Sivapatheswaran (London), Sadachcharam (America) and mother-in-law of Menaga (London), Renuka (America), passed away in Colombo on 11.07.2012. Remains will lie at Mahinda Parlour, Mt. Lavinia on 15.07.2012 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Funeral will take place on 16.07.2012 (Monday) at 8 a.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 10 a.m. for Burial at Mt.Lavinia General Cemetery. 184622 

PONNAMMAH (POORNAM) KANDASAMY - Beloved wife of late Appathurai Kandasamy (ex-Teacher, Kokuvil Hindu College), daughter of late Vyramuththu and Thangammah, daughter-in-law of late Appathurai and Naagammah, sister of late Chellathurai, late Rathinammah, late Alagammah, late Kandasamy, loving mother of A.K. Theiventhiran (former Chief Accountant - Sri Lanka Railways, Accountant - Department of Government Printing), late Poshenthiradevi (former Principal, Panadarippu Girlsí High School, Jaffna), Tharmenthiran (INDY) (former Superintendent, Ceylon Cement Corporation), Thayaparenthiran (former Engineer, Ceylon Electricity Board), late Kulendradevi, Kuganenthiran, late Kumarenthiran, Vigneswary, Kulenthiran (Superintendent, Ceylon Electricity Board), Raguvarenthiran and mother-in-law of Sarojini Devi, Padma Devi, Ranjiny, Suthanthiraverni, Ranjana, grandmother of Gnaala Zcirthy MeeNilankco, Eloginy (wife of James Griffiths), Hamuthiny, Mujinthan, Lavaanantha, Jeyanthiny, Ygadarshana, Vithurshana, Seeralan, Meenila, Abiyuga; passed away on the 9th of July 2012 in Kokuvil. Cremation took place at Hindu Cemetery, Kokuvil on 11th July (Wednesday) 2012. 178480 

SAMA - NONA SURAHIE of 37 Mt Mary Road, Nuwara Eliya. Beloved wife of late Tuan Endra, mother of Shirley, Roy, Joey, and Asha, aunt of Zarina, mother-in-law of Binhur, Zulfi, Tazmin and Tony, sister of Inam and late Sakeena, grandmother of Ishani, Razan, Aidah, Zachary, Armil, Aman, Ashad and Hayder, passed away in Melbourne, Australia on Friday 13th July 2012. 184529 

WICKRAMANAYAKE - NANDAWATHI MUKTHALATHA (MANIKE) (nee BAMUNUSINGHE). Beloved wife of late Mrs Tuder Ariyarathne (Nilame) (Imigration Engineer), loving mother of Swarna Sarangapali (Retd. People's Bank), Shirani, Manel (New Zealand), Lion Mano (Environmental Technologies Holdings (Private) Limited, Lady Lion Haripriya Sanathani (Doha Qatar), loving mother-in-law of Anton Thisera (Associates), late Mr Edward Perera (DGM Balangoda Plantation), Vasantha, Manel, Palitha Vithanage (Doha Qatar), sister of late Mrs Kalyani Kothalawala, late Mr Jayawardena, Mr Dayawansa, late Mr Jayathilake, Mr Samaranayake, Mr Chandrapala, Mrs Sunila Bamunusinghe Idroos, Mrs Kamalani Wijesinghe, Mrs Indrani Hapuarachchi, loving sister-in-law of Karuna, Idroos, Wilfred, Walter, Padma Rajakaruna, Soma Wickramanayake, Dingiri Amma, Rajakaruna (Pannala), beloved grandmother of (New Zealand), Mekala Taylor, Tamara Senanayake, Elmo Senanayake, Reshani Wickramanayake (NIBM - Sri Lanka), Umeshani Wickramanayake, Ikshani Wickramanayake (Methodist College), Angel Vithanage (Doha Qatar), Collin Taylor (New Zealand), beloved great-grandmother of Natalie Taylor and Keneth Adhihetti (New Zealand). Cortege leaves residence on Monday 16th July 2012 at the Kotikawatta General Cemetery, at 6.00 p.m. 192, School Lane, Kudabuthgamuwa - Kotikawatta, Mulleriyawa New Town. Tel: 011-5621954. 184668


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