ABAYAKOON - OLGA. We the family members
of the late Mrs. Olga Abayakoon wish to express our sincere thanks
and gratitude to the clergy of Christ Church, Dehiwala, doctors and
staff at the Durdans Hospital, relatives, friends and all who
attended the funeral, sent floral tributes and messages of
condolence and all who helped us in numerous ways. We regret our
inability to thank them all individually. Daughters; Nilanthi &
Chrishanthi, son-in-law Tony, grandchildren; Mayanthi & Chamath
Nandasena, Eranthi & Yohan Pathirana. 215804
UMMU ZAHIRA - Beloved daughter of the
late I.L.M. Mahmmodu and Fathima Umma of Mahmoodu Villa, Dharga
Town, Alutgama, wife of the late A.I. Modideen (Ceylon Civil
Service), precious mother of the late Jezmy and of Shireen,
mother-in-law of Aslam, loving grandmother of Ahamed Aslam and
Mariam, Nafisah and Afzal Zainudeen, darling great grandmother of
Saram, daughter-in-law of the late S.L.M. Mohideen and Sheriffa
Umma, sister of the late Shafi, Samsudeen, Hussain, Razeena,
Saleela, Marzook, Ansary and of Nalifa, Majida, Salmahanim. Janaza
took place on Thursday 26th September 2013 at Dehiwela Burial
Ground. The family members thank the doctors and staff of the
General Hospital, Colombo, relatives and friends who helped in
numerous ways. No. 8, Melbourne Avenue, Colombo 4.
ARAWWAWALA - HECTOR (Former Governor, North
Western Province). Husband of Millie, beloved father of Jagath, Manori,
Rukmal and Natasha, father-in-law of Chandima, Hemakumara Amararatne and
Harsha Sooriyarachchi, beloved grandfather of Anika & Shevinka. Cortege
leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 07th October 2013. 18A, Joseph
Frazer Road, Colombo 5, for cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte, 4.00
EDIRISINGHE - SANDASEELI (Retired Principal of
Waragoda Helena Balika Vidyalaya). Dearly beloved wife of the late L.W.P.
Somaratne, precious mother of Rasika and Vishwa, mother-in-law of Anura
Jayawardene of Hadeed Detailing Services Ltd. and Thilaka Bandara of Hela
Clothing, grandmother of Rahal, Yasmita, Dinindu and Thamindu, eldest
daughter of the late Mr & Mrs P. Edirisinghe, sister of the late Dharmasiri
Edirisinghe, late Florida, Sirima, Elizabeth, Sathischandra, Nimal and Sunil
Edirisinghe, sister-in-law of Kusuma, late Henry Dias, the late Ariyasena
Gamage, D.J. Jayakody, Sriya, Sardha, Kumudu, passed away peacefully on
04.10.2013. Cortege leaves residence at Nungamugoda for cremation at
Pilapitiya Cemetery, Kelaniya at 3.30 p.m. on 06.10.2013.
EDIRVEERASINGAM - LYDIA SAVITRI. Wife of
Arunachalam Edirveerasingam (Union Assurance, Colombo), mother of Dr.
Veronica Ediriveerasingam, U C Devis (University of California), Joel
Kishorkumar (Pittsburgh Pennsylvania) and Noel Jeevakumar (Houston, Texas),
mother-in-law of Purnima, Aswini, grandmother of Jeyden, Jeremiah and Ashna,
sister of Jesudason (Canada) and Devendran Jesudason (UK), sister-in-law of
Grace Thavamany, Wesley Kandiah (Canada), Kulamani Selladurai (Jaffna),
Selvamany Singham (Canada), Padmini Jesudason (UK), entered glory in Carson
City, Neveda, USA. Funeral will take place on Tuesday, 08th October 2013 in
Carson City NV, USA. 220769
FERNANDO - SAMPATHAWADUGE HECTOR ABRAHAM. Safe
in the arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Freeda, loving father of the
late Hirodini and of Himesha and Ramesh (Australia), son of the late Lambert
Abraham and Alice Fernando. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday
6th October 2013 for service at Rawathawatte Methodist Church and thereafter
burial at Koralawella Methodist Church Cemetery. No. 35/25A, 4th Lane,
Jubilee Road, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa. 220677
GUNAWARDANA - LILIAN ALICE CHANDRA. Retired
Teacher Visakha Vidyalaya, Royal College and St. Joseph’s Convent, Kegalle -
Dearly beloved wife of the late Jin Gunawardana (former Director of
Education), precious mother of Rasika, Champika, Deepthika, Mangalee and
Ruvinda, much loved mother-in-law of Suhada Jayasuriya, Caven Gunasekera,
Bandula Perera, Anand Fernando and Asini, darling grandmother of Ruvin,
Nilan, Sashinie, Himashi and Tom, Dinuka, Chathura, Erandi and Artha, Isira,
Lasath, Sahan, Dileka, Dilan, great grandmother of Baby Ayesha, beloved
sister of Maurice De Silva and the late Evelyn, passed away peacefully.
Cremation at 5 p.m. on Monday the 7th of October at Borella Kanatte. 262
B, Millagahawatta, Hokandara Road, Thalawathugoda. 220150
HERMON - JOHAN ANTOINE (BUDGIE) passed away
peacefully on 28 September 2013 in Wellington, New Zealand, surrounded by
his family. Treasured husband of Kamini, adored father of Karen, Lisa &
Grant and proud Pappy to Isabelle, much loved son of the late Fleurette &
Chubby Hermon, step son of Yvette Hermon & son-in-law of the late Freddie &
Rosemary Dias, cherished brother of Joe & Cherry, Tamara & Mike, Wilhelm &
Sabine, Anushka & Dinesh and of his nieces and nephews Alisha, Matthew,
Emily, Rebecca, Karl, Katrin, Jason and Akshay. Messages for the ‘Hermon
Family’ may be sent to P.O. Box 10987, The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand.
A service to celebrate Budgie’s life was held at Sts. Peter and Paul’s
Catholic Church, Johnsonville, Wellington on Tuesday 1st October 2013.
MUTHIAH - MRS. VALLIAMMAI - W/o Mr. S. Muthiah
(Formerly of The Times of Ceylon), passed away on 17.09.2013. Obsequies was
held on 19.09.2013. “Vijay Gardens”, 2F First Cross Street,
Vijayaragavarchari Road, T. Nagar, Chennai 600017. Chennai. India.
phone: +9144-28156093 / 6012.
WICKRAMASINGHE - RUKMANI IRENE NIMAL (RUKI).
Daughter of the late W G Wickremesinghe and the late Irene Wickremesinghe,
beloved mother of Shea and Nishka, mother-in-law of Mahen and Yohan, sister
of Sushila, Sanath and Sunanda, sister-in-law of SP, Sunethra and Kathy,
grandmother of Anya, Maya and Janek. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 6th
October at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Kanatte
(Buddhist Section). 48, Bullers Lane, Colombo 07.