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Sunday, 5 May 2013





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CALDERA - EUGENE LAKSHMI (nee SENANAYAKE) who was called to her Eternal Home in Heaven to be with her precious Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on 21 April 2013. We, the family members of the late Lakshmi Caldera express our deep appreciation for all those who have supported her, loved her and been a part of her life. The family sincerely thanks all those who honoured her by their presence at her funeral, sent messages of condolence and assisted in numerous ways following her home call. We sincerely regret our inability to thank you individually. Thank you and God bless you. Children - Menik Ferdinands and Lalith Caldera. 73/2, Prathibimbarama Road, Dehiwela.          096863 

FERNANDOPULLE - MARY We, the family members of the late MARY FERNANDOPULLE wish to express our appreciation and gratitude to all clergy who performed the religious rites, relatives and friends who attended her funeral, sent floral tributes, messages of condolence and all those who helped us in numerous ways in our time of grief. We regret our inability to thank everybody individually. Daughters - Yogini, Manel, Ranjani and Geetha, In-laws - Musadik, Gehan, Sri and Arvind, Grand children - Maheshi, Ashika and Anaya. 183, Welihena, Kochchikade.            097898


Rev. Sr. PETER CANISIUS JAYAMANNE expired. Funeral Mass on Sunday 05th May at 3.00 p.m. Burial at R.C. Cemetery, Wennappuwa. Holy Family Convent, Wennappuwa.         099864

CHANDRARATNA - RENEE At rest with Jesus. Devoted wife of the late Dr. Modestus F. Chandraratna and beloved mother of her four sons and their spouses Premindra and Roanne, Harin and Shiromi, Sunil and Hyacinth, Roshantha and Lolee, adored grandmother of Nirmal, Previn, Dhianjali, Suren, Sanjay, Sharin, Shahan, Shamal, Amanthi, Prasanna, Priyan and Sahani and cherished great grandmother of Ava, loving sister of Malini and Sylvia. For those who wish to pay their last respects, her mortal remains will lie at her residence 70/1, Ward Place, Colombo 7 from Tuesday the 7th of May till 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday the 8th when they will be taken to the Kanatte R.C. section for interment.          099863

DE ALWIS - TREVOR BRUCE (Retired MCPO Sri Lanka Navy, ex-Old Boy of St. Thomasí, Mount Lavinia) At rest with Jesus on 24th April 2013. Dearly beloved husband of the late Phyllis (nee Clarke), most loving father of Chyenne, Jennifer, Sandra, Gail, Felicia, Odette, Tania and Delhani, grandfather of Lilani, Wendy, Lizanne, Andrea, Claire, Natasha, Amy, Andrew, Kyle, Matthew, Dylan and Laura, great-grandfather of Nathan, Cameron, Arion, Ceyanna, James and Oliver (all of UK), best friend of George Vancuylenburg (Sri Lanka). Remains lie at James Pidgeon funeral home, 539, Cowbrige Road East, Victoria Park, Cardiff, CF5 1BD. Cortege leaves parlour at 1700 on the 7th of May to Holy Family Church, Fairwater, Cardiff. Funeral service on 8th May at 10.30 a.m. Cremation at Thornhill Crematorium, Wenallt Chapel, Cardiff at 11.45 a.m. Ashes will be interred on 14th May at 11.00 a.m. at Glyntaff Cemetery, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales, U.K.            094462 

GUNASEKERA - H.D.A. (HEMASIRI), JP (All Island). Beloved husband of Kamala, precious father of Kumari and Samiddha, father-in-law of Rohan Jayasinghe and Ayanthi Salgado, most loved grandfather of Aroshie and Sachinthana Jayasinghe and Haritha and Chani Gunasekera (Australia), loving brother of the late J.D.A. Gunasekera, the late Nalini, Dehlia and Ranjani, brother-in-law of Girlie and Pearl, passed away. Remains are to rest at No. 78, Old Road, Nawala, Rajagiriya. Cortege leaves residence at 4.15 p.m. on Sunday the 5th May 2013. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. General Cemetery - Borella.          099829 

JAYAWARDENA - HILARY C.P.  Attorney-at-Law. Beloved husband of Ramyani, loving father of Niranjan, Shamitha, Ishani and Rangika, expired. The funeral takes place at the Cemetery Udugampola at 4 p.m. Cortege leaves residence Matammana, Minuwangoda on Monday the 6th at 3.30 p.m. 0112281980.         099694 

LAXMIDAS DAYALAL age 78 of Brecksville, Ohio, USA. Beloved husband of Panna, loving father of Jasmine, Milan (Rupal) and Ashith, dear grandfather of Krish and Dev and friend of many, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2013. Service in the Hindu Tradition was held on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, Parma with Prayer Service was held from 4.30 - 5.30 p.m. and cremated at 6 p.m. Milan - 440-668-9801, [email protected]         098764  

LIYANAMANA - RUBY. Retired teacher of  Mahamaya College, Kandy. Beloved wife of Bertie and loving mother of Pradeep, Nalin and Sepali, mother-in-law of Sonali, Eshani and Sanjeewa and grandmother of Samantha, Devin, Sukitha and Malitha, expired. Cremation at the Mahaiyawa Cemetery, Kandy at 3.30 p.m. on Monday the 6th. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. 26/4, Mawilmada Road, Kandy.           099867

LT. COL. EUSTACE CEDRIC JANSEN (TACEY) - (Australia) (Ceylon Engineers - Retd.). Loving husband of the late Joan (nee Baker), beloved father of Cedric, Romani, John, Geoffrey and Linda, father-in-law of Celonia, Louie, Michele, Lianne and Neville, loving grandfather of Christian, Roshana, Lauren, Daniel, Bradley, Olivia, Michael, Mathieu and William, passed away on 12th April 2013 in Brispbane, Australia. 6-36, Hilly Street, Mortlake, NSW, 2137, Australia. Contact Tel. 0297396943 or 0299992191.           099759 

MATHIAPARANAM - PATHMAWATHY Beloved wife of the late Sinnathurai Mathiaparanam of Manipay, loving mother of Dickie Shantakumar (Australia) and Sulogini (Dottie) (UK), loving daughter of the late Cellappa Nadarajah and Maheswary Sabapathy, mother-in-law of Raji Shantakumar (nee Duraiswamy), grandmother of Lakshman, sister of the late Somaskanthan, the late Anathawathy, the late Leelavathy and the late Srinivasan, passed away in Wimbledon UK on the 28th of April 2013. The funeral will take place on the 5th May 2013 in Wimbledon, UK. Contact: Sulojini on 00442085409698 (Home), 00447783032099 (Mobile).           096235 

MRS PHYLLIS MYRTLE ALEXANDRA GOONETILLEKE passed away on 23.04.2013. Loving mother of Mahes (deceased), Sanath, Ojitha, Revath and Chithranga, loving sister of Doreen, Lynn and Pamela, now gently resting in the Arms of her Saviour.            097885 

NANAYAKKARA - SURANGANI WENDAKOON (55) Bandarawatte, Gampaha, expired. Cortege leaves residence on 5th May 2013 to Kasagahawatte Cemetery at 3.30 p.m. loving family.         099699 

SARIFFODEEN - BABA RAADEN (Formerly of CIC & Alucop Cables, Colombo). Beloved husband of Silta, dearly beloved Dada of Sriyani, Ronnie & Rushana, loving father-in-law of Jamaldeen Borham (Tony), Eugenie & Gamini Perera, loving grandfather of Maneshka & Shanika, beloved brother of Haashim, Kitchil, Jafoor, Dain, Sham, Suraahi Ahamat & Jaavi Rumblan, expired on Wednesday 10th of April, 2013. Janaza took place in California. 25 Bull Run, Irvine, Ca 92620, USA. Phone (714) 615-6949.           094598 

WICKRAMASINGHE - RITA MARY LATICIA - Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved wife of Tissa, loving daughter of the late Vincent and Victoria Perera, Ever loving mother of Nishan (AMW), Nilanthi and of Nilukshi, loving mother-in-law of Lishani (Australian High Commission), Saman Bandara (Tristar Group) and Srikantha Perera (Australian High Commission), precious grandma of Nishally, Keshali, Shanelli and Shanya, loving sister of Patricia (Canada), Sharmi (UK), Judy (UK), Tony (UK), the late Sunil and of Cecil, Neil (UK) and Agnes (UK). Cortege leaves residence No. 525/1, Dippitigoda Road, Hunupitiya, Wattala at 2.45 p.m. on Sunday 5th May for burial at St. Annís Church Burial Grounds, Wattala.           099761


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