AKMIMANA - SUSIMA, Relict of the late M.A.A.
Akmimana (Government Valuer), loving mother and mother-in-law of Anoma and
Mahinda Gunawardena, grandmother of Indunil, Kanchane, and Srivante, passed
away peacefully at the age of 93 on March 15th. A private funeral was held
on March 17th according to her last wishes. The family members wish to thank
all relatives and friends who attended the funeral and sent condolence
messages. 18/60, Muhandiram Dabare Mawatha, Colombo 05.
BENJAMIN - ESTHER NIRMALA - Beloved wife of
Malcolm Benajamin (Kotmale Dairy Products), loving daughter of Mr & Mrs E.D.
Williams of Station Road, Kotagala, daughter-in-law of Mrs Elizabeth
Benjamin and the late Johnson Benjamin, sister of Charles and Wales, entered
eternal rest on 22nd March 2013. Remains will lie at residence No.199/75,
Dimbulla Road, Hatton. Cortege leaves residence at 12.30 p.m. for
funeral service at AOG Church, Hatton at 2 p.m. on Sunday 24th March
followed by burial at General Cemetery, Kuda Oya. 072266
DE SILVA - MATHARAGE JUDE THILAK. Loving husband
of Nelka De Silva and beloved father of Dr. Shenali De Silva (MD-PHD, USA).
He is the son of the late Tudor and Edna De Silva, brother of Nilanthi,
Shyamala, Anoja and Ruwanthi, brother-in-law of Dhammika, Rohan, Ravi and
Dilruskshi, Dr. Ananda Perera, Rex, Sisara, Pradeep, Uncle of Shadni,
Shevoni, Ashene, Shean, Shevan, Dhusyanthi, Lavindi, Harsha, Dhanajaya,
Neomala, Dhanushka, Natasha and Nimasha. Employee of Sri Lanka Airlines,
Katunayake. Funeral services to be held on Sunday the 24th of March 2013 at
the Negombo Cemetery. 845/1, Colombo Road, 3rd Kurana, Negombo.
FERNANDO - B.W. Dearly beloved husband of Rupa,
loving father of Chamila and Reshan, father-in-law of Kamal and Amavi,
grandfather of Hithish and Rehanya, passed away on 22.03.2013. Cortege
leaves residence 24, Gunasekera Gardens, Nawala on 25th March at 2.30
p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Nawala at 3.00 p.m. 072220
JAYAWARDENA - ASOKA (nee Wijetunge). Wife of
Munidasa, mother of Rukshan, Nimalee & Nisha, daughter of the late Mr & Mrs
M.D.S. Wijetunge, sister of Sujatha, the late Hector, Sumana, Sreema,
Srilal, Lalith, the late Seetha, the late Chitra & the late Ranjit, expired
in Ontario, Canada. Funeral rites according to her wishes.
Tel.0019052793621, 0112651362. 066649
JOSEPH - SAKUNTALA (Nee ARIARATNAM). Sister of
Annaratnam Sivasubramaniam, Irene Rajaratnam and Yoges Jayasingam, entered
glory on 22nd March 2013. Viewing at A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour on
Sunday 24th from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. and Monday 25th from 2.00 p.m.
onwards. Funeral Service at 2.30 p.m. at the Parlour followed by Cremation
at General Cemetery Kanatte at 4.00 p.m.
PEREIRA - JOHN JOSEPH (ex-SLPA). Husband of
Margret Pereira (France), father of Nirdoshini (France), Disari Loucia &
Benjamin Fabian, father-in-law of Noel Alfred (France) & Michael Andrew.
Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Saturday 23rd March &
Sunday the 24th. Interment at RC Section Borella on 24th March at 4 p.m.
B2-F, No. 5, Bloemendhal Flats, Colombo 13. 070686
SELLIAH THIYAGARAJAH - Retired Administration
Manager - Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC. Beloved son of Selliah & Sornammal, loving
husband of the late Amarawathi Thiyagarajah, beloved brother of the late
Gowri Rasammal & Sagunthala, loving father of Pathmarajah (Softlogic -
Kotahena), Ganesharajah (AIA Insurance), Vivekanandarajah (Canada),
Navaratnarajah (Switzerland), Varatharajah (Tower Traders), Sarumathi,
Banumathi, Vasugidevi, Kalaiarasi, Anandarajah (France), Jayakanth (Zodiac),
beloved father-in-law of Sathasivam, Jeyamanoharan (Italy), Ratnaranjan,
Suganthi, Saraswathi, Gowri, Pathmajothi, Lalani, darling great grandfather
of Gayathridevi, Manoj Prabhakar, Maiurashankari, Vithyashankari, Manish,
Rakesh, Sathesh Kumar, Abirami, Durga, Janani, Haris, Ragavi, Krishnavi,
Rahul Rathesh, Kowshik, Gowtham. Cortege leaves residence E1-3/2,
Maligawatte Flats, Colombo 10 on 24th Sunday at 4.00 p.m. Cremation at
Borella Cemetery, (Hindu Section) at 4.30 p.m. Contact T. Pathmarajah TP.
0757180858 & 0112542873. 072277
THAWFEEQ - EYNUL YUCKEENA - Wife of Marhoom M.M.
Thawfeeq, former Deputy Editor, Daily News and Sunday Observer, daughter of
Marhoom M.L.M.M. Mohideen and Marhooma Ummu Faleela, loving mother of Sa’adi
Thawfeeq (Sports Editor - The Nation), Shahrazad Zabith and Razia Barry,
mother-in-law of Marhoom M.T.M. Zabith, Sheereen Thawfeeq and Nowfal Barry,
loving grandmother of Shafaaz (Mobileware) and Rifka Sha’ariz (HSBC,
Maldives), Zumrina (Staff - Royal Institute), Safra and Imran Hassan and
Sadeem, great grandmother of Fathima Noora, passed away on 16th March, 2013.
Inner Vanderwert Place, Dehiwela. 067080
VALLIPURAM - MRS PUWANESWARY - Beloved wife of
the late Vallipuran, loving mother of Sivaneswary, Thavaneswary Dr
Vigneswaran, Sunthareswaran and mother-in-law of Krishnananthan, Anantha
Sivaneshan, Dr Dhamayanthi, Pawala Kanthi. Remains lie at No.16, Vinsar
Avenue, off Wandervert Place, Dehiwala. Cremation will take place at
5.00 p.m. on Monday 25th March, 2013 at General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia.