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Sunday, 13 January 2013





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ALPHONSUS - RANJITH The family of the late Ranjith Alphonsus, his wife Maureen, children Christina, Andrew & Michael, together with brothers, Jebam & Hiran, sincerely thank the clergy, relatives and friends in Sri Lanka and abroad who sent floral tributes, messages of condolence and attended the funeral. We also thank all those who helped & assisted us in numerous ways during our bereavement. We regret our inability to thank each & every one individually.            010941 

The family members of the late Mrs. YASMIN GOONETILLEKE sincerely thank the clergy, relatives and friends who attended the funeral, sent floral tributes and messages of condolence. We also thank all those who assisted us in numerous ways during our bereavement. We regret our inability to thank each and everyone individually. 33/4, Kuruppu Road, Borella, Colombo 08.           008811


BANDA - MRS M.D. (nee SEETHA KUMARIHAMY MAHADIULWEWA). Dearly beloved wife of the late Mr M.D. Banda (former Minister), loving mother of Sumangalika, Lalitha, Visaka, Chitra, Gamini, Senaka and Senarath Leeniyagolla, mother-in-law of Prof. K.N.O. Dharmadasa, the late Vinodan, Herat Gunaratne, Chandra Dasanayaka, the late Charles Abeykoon, Swarna, Nilanthi and Damayanthi, sister of the late Malini, the late Raja, Asoka, Padma and Tissa Mahadiulwewa, expired. Funeral on Sunday 13th January at 4.00 p.m. at Polgahawela Crematorium, Panaliya, Polgahawela.         011474 

DANIEL PAUL THEVAMANY - Gone to be with the Lord. Dearly beloved husband of Indrambal, precious father of Ruth Santharoja (Commercial Bank, Head Office), Santhoshini Devarajah (Indian Bank, Colombo), Thayalakumar (Dubai) formerly of HNB and Kirupairajan (Dubai) formerly of Seylan Bank, much loved father-in-law of Neville Devarajah (Jesus Saves) and Dushianthi (Dubai) and darling grandfather of Stephan, Johanan, Elhanan and Joshua. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Wattala until 8.00 p.m. on 13th January 2013 and from 10.00 a.m. at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on 14th January 2013 followed by a service at 3.30 p.m. at the same Parlour and thereafter burial at General Cemetery Kanatte. No. 25/33B, Kurunduhena 1st Lane, Hekitta, Wattala. Tel: 011 2981414

JAYASEKERA - C.S. (CHANDRA). Beloved son of the late Henry Daniel and Dora Laura, brother of Vasantha and Subash, expired. Funeral takes place on Monday 14th January 2013. Cortege leaves residence, 35, Galle Road, Dehiwala at 1.00 p.m. for Cremation at 2.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery Mount Lavinia Crematorium.         011910

MENDIS  - LAKSHMI (LUCKY) Safe in the arms of Jesus. (Formerly of the Ceylon Telegraphic Exchange). The daughter of the late William and Consy, the sister of the late Erin and Jacob, Sirina and Lucius, Stanely, Susima and of Lalitha and the late Sextus and of Nimal. Cortege leaves residence “Gangasiri”, No. 55, M.J.C. Fernando Mawatha, Idama, Moratuwa on 13 January 2013 at 3.15 p.m. for the service at St. Marks, Idama at 3.30 p.m. and thereafter for burial at Holy Emmanuel Church burial ground.         011907 

MADUGALLE - NIMAL THEEKSHANA - Loving husband of Sita, much loved father of Chamilka & Rajiva, beloved father-in-law of Dilakshan Ratwatte & Olya Safronova, darling grandfather of Aryn, Shael & Nadia, passed away peacefully in Sydney Australia after a brief illness on 10th January 2013. Last rites were performed according to his wishes at a private ceremony. 793a, Warringah Road Forestville, NSW 2087 Australia.           011873 

NOORDEEN - MOHAMED UVAIS (ex Kaleels Maradana Nursing Home). Son of the late S.L.M. Noordeen and the late Mrs Ummu Rumuza, beloved husband of Arifathul Relaya, son-in-law of the late S.L.M. Fazeel and the late Ayshathul Kubra, brother of the late Sithy Kadija and the late Ansar, brother-in-law of the late A.H.M. Sameem (Woodlands - Ratnapura), and the late Sithy Katheeja, loving father of Firzeen, Shahnaz, Ifzal (Oman), Shahazeena (Australia) and Mirzard (Abu Dhabi), father-in-law of Nazeer Hamid (Saudi), Haniya, Zameena, darling grandfather of the late Shafinaz, Hifni & Nadeera, Hosni, the late Ashfaque, Azraque, Sarah Azmi, Ilma, Haroon, Aaminah, Shazaman (Australia), Shaznin (Australia), Mizra, Mihra, Mifrah, and great grandfather of Baby Raidha. Janaza left from 68, Peiris Avenue, Kalubowila, Dehiwela to Dehiwela Muhiyadeen Jummah Mosque Burial Ground on 8th January 2013.           011793 

PERERA - ANGELA, Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of Patrick, loving mother of Sampath, Roshan, Dilan and Niranjala, father-in-law of Sujivani, Anushka and Dilshan, daughter of the late Vincent and Milicent Perera of Kotahena, sister of the late Rev. Fr. Emile Perera (OMI), darling achchi of Migara, Movindu, Himasha and Natahsa. Cortege leaves residence at 10 a.m. on Monday 14th January for burial at Madampitiya Cemetery. No.19, 9th Lane, Wasala Road, Kotahena.            011809 

PERERA - LEONARD (Retired Dept. of Small Industries & NIB). Beloved husband of the late Margie (formerly of CTO and Mackwoods Ltd), loving father of Kevin & Leema, Sharma, Shiro & Anul (Australia), Shalini & Dhammika, grandfather of Shane, Jessica & Shenika, Stephanie & Jeremy (Australia), Devon & Devinda, brother of the late Simeon (UK) and Marie, Celine (Canada), Angeline (UK) & Florine (Canada). Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 13th January 2013 for burial at St. Joseph’s Church Cemetery, Uyana, Moratuwa. No.12/1, St. Joseph’s Street, Uyana, Moratuwa.            011808 

RAJALINGAM - SARASWATHIE. Beloved wife of S. Rajalingam (formerly of the Central Bank and the Ministry of Finance and of the Central Bank of Bostwana and Nambia), mother of Vijayanthi, Dayani and Deepan (all of Sydney), mother-in-law of Yasotharan and Samitha (Sydney) and of Sridaran (Bostwana), grandmother of Ajanthan, Navin, Dilan and Tara, Gayathrie and sister of Sritharan (London), Manaranjitham Kanesanathan (Vancouver) and Nalini Shanmuganathan (Auckland). The funeral was held in Sydnay on 13th January 2013. Address 1/2 - The Cottell Way, Baulkham Hills, NSW 2153, Australia. Tel: 0061296887767.        011912

SAMARASINGHE - K.K.A. SAIMAN (retired Principal, Upananda Vidyalaya, Dehiwala). Dearly beloved husband of the late W.A. Wimalawathie (retired Principal, Mihindu Vidyalaya, Dehiwala), loving father of Bandula (Australia), Chandana (CEB), Dr. Kalyani (New Zealand), Mala Wijeweera (Science College, Mount Lavinia), Kumudu (Canada), father-in-law of Bimba (Australia), Yamuna (CEB), Theja (New Zealand), Ananda Wijeweera (Pasdunrata NOCE), Dr. Himani (Canada), grandfather of Tharaka, Chathuri, Savini, Chandula, Samalka, Sajana, Thileka, expired. Cortege leaves residence 61/1A, Hena Road, Mount Lavinia on Monday 14 January at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Kohuwala at 5.00 p.m.         011913

SILVA - TRISSIE (nee NEWMAN) - Wife of the late Edward Silva (President’s Counsel), sister of Babu, Vera, Earle, Myrtle, Harris, Duggie (all deceased) and of Lois (Australia). Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour after service at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 13th January 2013. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte. (Anglican Section). at 4.00 p.m.         011811 

SUMATHIPALA - MR D.K. Senior Assistant Registrar (retired) University of Sri Jayawardenepura, father of Dr. Athula Sumathipala, passed away on 11.01.2013 The funeral will be held on Sunday 13th January 2013 at the Gemunupura Public Cemetery, Kaduwela at 3.00 p.m. The remains lie at No.625/5, Avissawella Rd, Kaduwela.        011643

STAINWALL - GLENROY ANTHONY (ex Hirdramanies). Beloved son of the late Lloyd and Louisa Stainwall, darling brother of Leonie Bird, Marlene, Bernadette Wijesekera and the late Geraldine Baldsing, expired. Remains lie at Barney Raymonds Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 13th Jan. 2013 for burial at Roman Catholic Section, General Cemetery, Borella.         011906

WIJERATNE - MERVYN - Dearly beloved husband of Maureen, precious father of Minoli (Canada), Gehan (Dubai), Nelunika (Mahaweli Reach Hotel, Kandy) and Ruvendra (Australia), father-in-law of Ajitha Gunawardene, Diane, Nath Weerakoon (N.S.) and Andreea, beloved grandfather of Anoushka, Anja, Avishka, Kieran, Aidan, Savesh, Nethara, Nithish and Shanara, brother of Therese (Doodu), Darrel, Eline, the late Anton and Nihal, Mass at 2.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence for Cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery on Sunday the 13th of January at 3.30 p.m. No.22, Jaya Mawatha, Watapuluwa, Kandy. 008835 

WIJEYSUNDARA - L.A. GAMINI (U.R.S. Scott Wilson Company). Beloved husband of Ranjani Karunanayake, beloved father of Hashan Wijeysundara, Nipunika Wijeysundara (Student of Yasodara Devi Balika M.V., Gampaha), beloved brother of Sunil Ranjith Wijeysundara (businessman - Kaduwela), Padmini Wijeysundara, Malani Wijeysundara, brother-in-law of Hemamali, Upali Jayasekera & Jayasiri, expired. Funeral will take place on 14th January 2013 (Monday) at 4.00 p.m. on Kidagammulla General Cemetery, Gampaha. “Maithree”, Colombo Road, Kidagammulla, Gampaha.            011908


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