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Sunday, 7 July 2013





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Death Acknowledgement - Shivanthi Gooneratne (Rani / Tubby). Joyce, Rohan, Imara, Teresa and Rohana wish to offer their deep gratitude and sincere thanks to the Rev. Priests, all relatives, friends and neighbours who attended the Funeral, sent condolence messages and floral tributes and helped in many other ways in their hour of grief. They regret their inability to thank them individually. May the Soul of darling Shivanthi Rest in the Arms of Jesus. Mrs Joyce Gooneratne, children and in-laws. 46/6, Colonel Avenue, Bellantara Road, Bellanwila. 147291


REV. FR. VICTOR CROOS OMI, passed away. His remains will be kept at De Mazenod House, Colombo 15 on Saturday 6th July. Holy Mass at 10.30 a.m. on Saturday 6th July. Thereafter remains will be taken to Mannar Bishop’s House. Funeral will take place on Monday 8th at 3.00 p.m. at Mannar Cathedral.          150849 

DR. SATCHUTHANANTHAVALE (Retired Botanist RRI Agalawatte). Beloved husband of Dr. Vimaladevi (retired Plant Pathologist), loving father of Vithiyani, Dr. Imasala and Dr. Branavan, loving father-in-law of T. Kumaradevan (Architect), beloved grandfather of Kulaghan and Kauline, son of the late Rasiah and the late Kanagamma of Batticaloa, son-in-law of the late Sivapalan (former MP, Trincomalee) and the late Bagawathy, brother of the late Dayanandam, brother-in-law of Sarogini Dayanandam, the late Sivarajan, the late Sunthararajan, the late Sriskandarajan, Dr. Varatharajan (Retired Consultant Anaesthetist) and Ganeshan (Tax Consultant), expired peacefully. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on Sunday 7th July 2013 from 9 a.m. Religious rites begin at 2 p.m. Cortege leaves for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella, Hindu Section at 4 p.m.       150988 

DUNUWILLA GLENDA -  Daughter of late Lionel Dunuwilla and late Jubilee Mallika Ratwatte Dunuwilla Kumarihamy, loving sister of late Kingsley, Abey, Pathma Maduwanwela, Swarna Amunugama and of Leslie, Iris Dhanapala and late Michael, Duleep, Vesangani. Cortege leaves 321, D.S. Senanayake Veediya, Kandy at 2.30 p.m. Monday 08th July 2013 for cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 3.30 p.m.           151233

FERNANDO - W. SENATH HENRY (Retired Building Contractor). Beloved husband of the late Shirleen (Teacher - Princess of Wales College & St. Bridget’s Convent), darling Thaththa of Shiranthi (Commercial Bank), Suranthi (HNB) & Sajitha (USA), loving father-in-law of Sriyan (Ceylon Cold Stores), Chinthaka (Dubai) & Manjula (USA), darling Seeya of Shavindri, Shaveen, Shanya & Andrew. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. on 7th July 2013 for service at St. Peter & Paul Church, Lunawa & burial at St. Joseph’s Church Uyana, Moratuwa. No. 83, Uyana Road, Lunawa, Moratuwa.               150566 

FERNANDO - WILLIAM DUNSTAN MERVYN -  Former Principal, Wesley College, Carey College and Sri Palee College, former Vice President, Methodist Church. Beloved husband of Chinthamani, eldest son of the late John (J.D. Fernando) and Mary, precious father of Dhilanthi and Shanta, Devinda and Dushyanthi, Maheshini and Rajitha, Kavindha and Dishni, loving grandfather of Charith, Devaka and Kalinka, Amali and Perry, Dishara, Shenara, Rashika and Andre, Savindri, Deshan, Mithran, great grandfather of Baby Nayomi, brother of Dorothy, Muriel, Joyce, Leslie, Eileen, Gladys, Clarence - all at rest with Jesus - and Ranjit, brother-in-law of late Quintus, Shelton, Preethi, late Dudley, Terrence, Anna and Nyantha. Viewing at Wesley College Chapel on Wedenesday, 10th July, 1-6 p.m. and at Kollupitiya Methodist Church on Thursday, 11th July, 10 a.m. onwards, to be followed by a service of Thanksgiving at 2.30 p.m. at Kollupitiya Methodist Church. Burial at Moratumulla Methodist Church Cemetery at 5 p.m. Donations may be made in memory of Mr. Dunstan Fernando to the Wesley College Scholarship Fund. Mailing address for correspondence : C/o Mrs. Dunstan Fernando, 35, Devananda Road, Navinna, Sri Lanka. [email protected], [email protected] [email protected] [email protected],               151236

NALLASIVAMPILLAI - GANANAMBIKAI -  Passed away at the Scarborough General Hospital in Toronto, Canada on Monday,  July 5th, 2013 after a brief illness. Everloving wife of Sinnathamby Nallasivampillai, devoted mother of Nalayini (UK), Raguraj (Canada), and Premraj (USA), loving mother-in-law of Yoganathan (UK), Radika (Canada) and Shiromi (USA), cherished grandmother of Pravin (UK), Davina (USA), Shaina (USA) and Javan (USA),  precious daughter of the late Nagalingham and Pakkiam, much loved sister of late Dr. Pararasasingham, late Kunasingham and Ahilesen. Hindu Funeral and cremation on July 8 in Toronto, Canada. Contact: Raguraj (Canada 416-287-2745), Nalayani (UK 44-208-422-8361), Premraj (USA 508-344-3135).           151240

NORTON LAEL WALTER - Beloved husband of Reeni, loving father of Eardley, brother of Rufus, Ruth, Felix and Ebenezer. Remains lie at Barney Raymond's Funeral Parlour from 10 a.m. Sunday 7th July 2013. Funeral Service at 3.30 p.m. on Monday the 8th July 2013 at Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m.         151232 

PERERA - NIHAL - Dearly beloved husband of Sunethra, much loved father of Shehani and Niroshan, father-in-law of Jeewaka Raddalgoda, darling Seeya of Yashera and Arittha, brother of late Lorna Weerasinghe, late Loyce De Silva, Sheila Gunasekara, Dunstan Perera and Vichitra Ondaatjie, died under tragic circumstances. Cortege leaves residence 8/4, Sri Jinarathana Mawatha off Attidiya Road, Ratmalana at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 7th July, for Burial at the General  Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia at 4.00 p.m.         151238 

PERERA - (Nee WICKRAMARATNE), SUJEEWA. - Beloved wife of Mark Perera (Bandarawela), adored mother of Aroshini, Charithri (Amali) and Keshini, beloved daughter of Consy and late Fred Wickramaratne, loving sister of Mala and Ven. Chrisantha, Nilanthi, Roshan and Sharmini. Cortege leaves residence 370, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07 on 08th July 2013 at 4.00 p.m. for a Service at Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour, and Burial thereafter at General Cemetery Kanatte (Anglican Section).          151237    

PONWEERA - MERVYN Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. D.J. Ponweera (Building Contractors - Kandy), beloved husband of the late Chrissie, loving father of Stephen, brother of Irene, Rita, the late Dudley and of Edith Sylvia, Chandra and the late Wimala, expired in London on the 13th of June. Cortege leaves residence No. 853, Peradeniya Road, Kandy at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 7th July for cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery, Kandy at 3.30 p.m.           147612 

UDUMAN - JAMSHEED FEISUL - Inna Lillaahi Wa-Inna Ilaihi Raaji-Oon. Dearly beloved husband of Maas Irene Uduman (nee Jaro), loving father of Zahara, Jahiz, Feisul, Riyad, Nilufer, Gibran and Rizmal, father-in-law of David, Amra, Kumari, Diana, Shyhana, Felicia, Anita & Ejoy, much loved grandfather of Shiraz, Dilshan, Sheruza, Rehana, Sheraz, Amani, Randi, Surad, Ashad, Shano, Sharie, Shahin, Zanita and Daniel, adored great grandfather of Kiarah, Bianca, Jared, Jayden, Aisha and Zarrin. Janaza took place on 2 July 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.             150369

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