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Sunday, 9 February 2014





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REV. DR EDWARD JEBAMOHAN JEBARATNAM - Members of the family sincerely thank the Lord Bishops of Colombo (Anglican), Jaffna (CSI), Jaffna (Catholic), Archdeacons of Jaffna and Nuwara-Eliya, Members of the Clergy of all denominations, Vice Chancellor, Deans, Heads of Faculties and staff of the University of Jaffna, Principal, Staff, Students and Past Pupils of Uduvil Girls’ College, St. John’s College and Nuffield School, Staff of Seylan Bank, Provincial Ministers and Councillors, Heads of State and Private Sector Institutions and Staff, Wardens, and Members of St. Mary’s Church, Kopay, other Churches in the Northern Peninsula and other parts of the Island, Consultants, Doctors and Nursing Staff of Hospitals, the Young Men’s Christian Association (Jaffna), Relations, Friends and Well-wishers, those who sent floral tributes, messages of comfort and assisted us in numerous ways during the period of his illness and at the funeral. We regret very much our inability to thank them individually. Suneetha & Shalomi Jebaratnam & members of the family, C/o Staff Quarters, Uduvil Girls’ College, Uduvil. 025250

DE SILVA - W.R.T. (Ravi) (Retired Civil Engineer). The wife of the late Mr Ravi De Silva and the family members wish to express our deep gratitude to the Venerable Maha Sangha, doctors in the family and team of doctors, nurses and support staff of Ward 21 and Ward 12 of Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital for the care given during his illness. We also extend our heartfelt thanks to all our relatives, friends, neighbours and colleagues for their presence at the funeral, sent floral tributes, messages of condolence and support given to us in countless ways during this sorrowful time. We sincerely regret our inability to convey our thanks individually. No.13/9A, Woodlands Mawatha, Kohuwala. 026094

WEERATUNGA - The death of REGINA WEERATUNGA nee MULLEGAMA (Retired Teacher), occurred on 01 February 2014. Beloved wife of Noel Weeratunga, darling mother of Rohan (Grant Advertising), Premil (USA) and of Anne, mother-in-law of Roshini, Aruni (USA) and P. Wickramasinghe (Plan Sri Lanka), grandmother of Ranuka, Malik, Amal, Thilini, Kumudu (USA), Rukshan, Isuru, Hansica and was interred at Bandarawela Public Cemetery on 03 February 2014. 028479


REV. SR. MARY CLAIR (St. Agnus Convent, Bolawalana). Daughter of late Bastian and Catherine Perera, sister of late Apoloni, late Lomus, late Godfrey, late Michael, late Isidore, late Mark, late Sausimus and late Peter. Funeral service on 9th Feb. Sunday at Good Shepherd Convent Chapel, Bolawalana at 2.30 p.m. 028810 

REV. SR. MARY CLARE PERERA of St. Agnes Convent, Bolawalana, expired. Holy Mass at 3.30 p.m. on 9th February at Good Shepherd Convent, Bolawalana, followed by funeral service.

DE SILVA - LALITH (LAL).  Beloved son of late Mr & Mrs. P.E.R. De Silva, loving husband of Niranjala (Nira), devoted father of Shehan, loving brother of Dr. Harshi Boralessa, the late Dr. Kumar de Silva, Mrs. Anoma de Silva and Dr. Sunila Fuster, passed away in Canada. The funeral took place on January 10th in Toronto, Canada, amidst a large gathering of family and friends. 026572 

FERNANDO SWARNAMALI nee BOLONGHE  - Beloved wife of Martin Fernando (retired Additional General Manager - People’s Bank), (Director - Earl’s Court Group), loving mother of Chamara Fernando (Qatar Airways, Doha, Qatar), Sanjaya Fernando (Swarnamahal Financial Services, Colombo), mother-in-law of Srimalar, sister of Tennyson Bolonghe late Nimal Bolonghe, Ramani, Lakshman, Sriyani and Sunila, expired on 07.02.2014. Burial will take place on 09th February 2014 at 4 p.m. in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Sea Street, Negombo. 99/1, Anderson Road, Negombo. Mobile 0773578487. 027723 

HERFT - BRIAN passed away on 18th December 2013 in Perth, Australia. Treasured only son of the late Joseph and May Herft. Beloved brother of Mavis Von Bergheim, Gwendoline Crozier, Estelle Wells, Marie Herft and Pauline Foenander (all deceased) and of Rita Herft and Joan Pereira, loving uncle to many nieces and nephews C/- 20 Marmion Street, Dianella WA 6059, Australia. 024597 

JALDIN - family members of the late TUAN FAREED JALDIN  sincerely thank all relatives, friends, colleagues and neighbours for their kind presence and assistance at the Janaza and for all the messages of condolence received. Our deepest gratitude to the management and staff of Hotel Taj Samudra and Samayawardhana Bookshop for assisting us in innumerable ways. Regret our inability to thank each and every one individually, loving wife - Feroza (Rtd. Teacher, Muslim Ladies’ College, Bambalapitiya), daughter Shameela, son-in-law Allan Wickremasinghe (Hotel Taj Samudra) and granddaughter Alaine. No. 8/4, Kahawita Avenue, Attidiya, Dehiwala. 027446 

LOGASUNDARI - RAMANATHAN  Death is announced of Logasundari Ramanathan. wife of the late S. Ramanathan, daughter of the late R.S. Weeraiah and Mrs. Weeraiah of Kengalla, mother of Sritharan, Shyamsundar, Hariharan and Dushyanthan, sister of the late Shanthaletchumi, the late Indrani (Mallika), Thilakarani (Subathra) and Ravilojanan, mother-in-law of Subodhini, Mangali and Nandini, grandmother of Ashwnath, Hashika, Sashini and Sriram. Cortege leaves residence 2/1, Pansala Road, Kengalla (via) Kandy at 3 p.m. on Sunday 9th February 2014 for cremation at 5 p.m. at Balagolla Cemetery. 028629 

MANAMPERI - WOLLIE - Retired P.O., N.I.E. expired. Beloved husband of Esme, loving father of Aresha (Professor - Ragama Medical Faculty), father-in-law of Channa Unantenna. Cortege leaves residence at 79/1A, Woodlands Avenue, off Anderson Road for Cremation at Kohuwala on Monday 10th February at 2.00 p.m. 028824 

PANSINA HAMI - MRS. H.M. Pansina Hami Upasika Mathawa of Udumulla, Udupeela, Mirissa, expired. Funeral takes place at the Matara Public Cemetery on Sunday 09/02/2014. Bereaved children. 028804 

SMITH - ERRALD. Beloved husband of Mallika, loving father of Dionnie, Roshelle, Ronald, brother of Derrick and Rienzie of Sumage Enterprises (Pvt.) Ltd of Rathmalana. Remains will lie at No. 24/4A, Sri Gnanendra Road, Rathmalana on 09th February at 03.00 p.m. for burial at R/C Section, General Cemetery, Borella. 028807


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