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Sunday, 16 March 2014





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FERNANDO - SHANTHADEVA MAHENDRA - Carmen, Thilini and Shevan De Simon, Nithin and Nilanthi (Jayasuriya) and Kushali, together with Akash and Yash wish to sincerely thank the clergy, relatives and friends here and abroad who attended the funeral, and helped in numerous ways at the time of grief. 22, Daya Road, Colombo – 06. 050022 

MRS A JANAKY - Beloved mother of Kandasamy Saraswathie, passed away on 6th March 2014 at the Central Hospital No. 114, Noris Canal Road, Colombo - 10. With great sadness, on behalf of her family members. I announce the passing away of late Mrs. A. Janaky who shared with all her love for domestic animals, with amazing culinary skills and above all was an incredibly loving and caring human being whose hospitality knew no bounds. I sincerely thank, Dr. Harsha Samaragiva, Dr. Mohan Jayathileke, Dr. G. Subasinghe, Dr. Chana Rupasinghe, Dr. Saman Perera and Mrs. G.S. Sihani of the Billing Unit, Dr. Asange Duniwille of the Asiri Surgical Hospital of Colombo - 05, Dr.Noordeen Rafaideen, Dr. Upal Gamage VOG, Dr. Mahinda Kumarasinghe V.P., Dr. Saman Edirisinghe V.P. of the Base Hospital Balangoda and Dr. Stanley de Silva of Balangoda. Further with great gratitude I thank all the other Doctors and the Nursing staff and the attendants of the Medical Intensive Care Unit 701/A, of the Central Hospital for looking after with amazing care during Mrs. Janaky’s illness. Please accept my apologies for not thanking individually. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can heal. The funeral took place on 8th March 2014 at the family burial ground with a large gathering at Lanka Barane Estate, Dehigastalawa, Balangoda. M.L.M.A. Salam, Lanka Barane Estate, Balangoda. 053188 

RANAWANA SUJATHA DORIS. We wish to express our gratitude and thanks to all those who attended the funeral, sent floral tributes and messages of condolences and assisted us in so many ways during our recent bereavement. Especially, we thank our neighbours in the Watapuluwa Housing Scheme for their care and support during her brief illness, the Mahaweli Uyana Bauddha Sangamaya for providing all the meals and the Watapuluwa Welfare Association for assisting us during the funeral. Children, Sivali & Hiranthi, Daya & Hema, Ratna, Arjuna & Kshama, and Grand Children, Indrajith & Sonali, Romesh & Dilshani, Viren, & Mihiri, Anupama, Praveen and Poornima. 10, Dumindu Mawatha, Mahaweli Uyana, Kandy. 050348


ABHAYARATNE - DAPHNE. Beloved wife of the late Theobald Abhayaratne, dearest mother of the late Athula and of Suranganie Ellepola (UK) and of Nihal and Ravi (UK), passed away in London on the 26th June 2013. Interment of ashes will be on Sunday 16th March 2014 at the Mount Lavinia Cemetery at 10.30 a.m. The presence of all her nieces, nephews, relations and friends will be much appreciated. 81/2, Greenlands Road, Havelock Town, Colombo 06. 052845 

ATTAPATTU - DR ASHMORE - Husband of Dr Maya, darling thathi of Shyamala and Minal, father-in-law of Mario Gomez and Sriyan Cooray, darling seeya of Raaya, Thuashya and Yanishkhe, brother of Doreen Seimon and the late Denzil, brother-in-law of Dr Bernard Seimon and the late Lakshmi. Cortege leaves residence No. 145/7A, Park Road, Colombo 5, on Sunday 16th March at 4.30 p.m. for Burial at 5 p.m. at the General Cemetery Kanatte. (R.C. Section). No flowers by request. 052882 

BOUSTEAD - RALPH NORTON (Dicky) - Beloved son of Shelton and Hazel (both dec.). Loving husband of Christine (dec.), beloved father of Gail, Russell, Sonia, Gary, Franklin, Shirlene and Rosanne, loving brother of Lincoln (Tutu) (dec.), Terry (dec.), Riticia (Rita), Ernie (dec.), Shelly (dec.), Neville (dec.), Donald, Dalrine (Dolly) and Carol, much loved brother-in-law of Gwen, Trionnie, Rienzie (Jingy) (dec.), Joan, Barbara, Myrna (dec.), Marie, Milroy and Gordon, Rex (dec.), Noeline (Tubby), Rodney, Suchila, Dolores, Clinton, Donald (dec.), Becky, Daphne, Newman, Evangeline, Upali, Gloria and Gehan, beloved father-in-law of Brian, Liz, Rod, Fenella, Chester and Ralston, loving grandfather of Ryan (and Sally), Candice (and Vaughan), Natalie, Chantal (and Brett), Gregory, Stacey, Celine, Cameron, Corey, Rylan, Lachlan and Triston, adored great grandfather of Rhyder, Phoenix and Lennox, passed away peacefully on 8th March, 2014, aged 86 years, and was laid to rest at Bunurong Memorial Park, Victoria, Australia, on 14th March 2014, in our hearts forever. 052897 

BUULTJENS - TREVINE. Beloved husband of Elisabath Buultjens, loving father of Glen (U.S.A.), Sharon, father-in-law of Achala and Graham, adored grandfather of Gavin, Jaden and Melisa, son of the late Bertram & Philomina Buultjens, much loved brother of Doratha, Jeffrey, Rodney, Dierdre, Valarie & Yoland. His remains lie at No. 389/3, Dolahena Road, Batagama South, Kandana. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday the 16th March, 2014 for service at St. Anthony’s Church, Batagama. 053412 

FERNANDO - MIRIAM LOLITA - (Retired Teacher - S. Thomas’ College, Mt. Lavinia). Dearly beloved wife of William Fernando (Ex-Petroleum Corporation), loving mother of Lasantha, Ujith (Mercantile Brokers), Wismini (SriLankan Airlines), Kanchana (BCAS Campus), mother-in-law of Sriyani (Italy), Ruwani, Ranjitha and Roshan (Lanka Bell), grandmother of Amila, Manura, Chanuth, Sayuni, Deborah, Ayesh, Shawn and Shenal, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 16th March at 2.30 p.m. and thereafter service at Christ Church, Dehiwala at 3 p.m. and Cremation at General Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia at 4.30 p.m. No. 174, Allen Avenue, Karagampitiya, Dehiwela. 053553 

GOONETILLEKE - DOYNE - Son of late Itala and Doyne Goonetilleke, loving husband of Marion, father of Naomi and Wayne, grandfather of Ella, Beni, Holly Daniel, brother of late Charmaine, Primrose, Nelun Goonasekera and Itala Wickremasinghe, expired. Cremation will take place on 17th March in UK. Deacons Lodge, 11, Belmor, Herts, U.K. Tel:00-44-208-9532690. 049495 

MANEL KANDAGE (retd. Teacher - Kandawala Vidyalaya Ratmalana) dearly beloved wife of the late Amarasena Kandage (Sri Lanka Ports Authority), beloved mother of Nilanga, Priyanka (Seylan Bank), and Ruchit (UAE), mother-in-law of Gamini (EDB), Sampath (Commercial Bank) and Harshini (UAE), darling grandmother of Devin, Akshika, Sandanu, Ranudi, Sayumdee and Thevindee, expired. Funeral on Sunday 16th March at 5 p.m. at Mt Lavinia Cemetery, 1/C, Centre Road, Borupana, Ratmalana. Tel. 0112623114, 4001565, 0718365011. 053582 

PONNAMPALAM - SUNDARESAN (4th Oct. 1936 - 13th Mar. 2014), Sydney, Australia. Former Manufacturing Director, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Sri Lanka. Loving husband of Kumuthiny, devoted father of Dr Purnima and Arunan (Chartered Accountant - Aus.), much loved father-in-law of Desigah and Anjella, adored grandfather of Dillon, Kiran and Rowan, cherished brother of Kamalambihai (late), Saradhadevi (SL), Sivanandhi (SL), Dr Kumaranayagam (UK), Varatharajan (Aus.) and Dr Thiruudaian (UK). The funeral ceremony held between 9.30 a.m. and 11.45 a.m. on Saturday 15th March 2014 at Camellia Chapel, Macquarie Park Crematorium, Sydney. Tel: +94 11 753 9825 (SL), +61 416 248 266 (Aus.). 051746 

PROFESSOR G.P. WANNIGAMA. Professor of Chemistry, University of Peradeniya. Precious son of the late Mr & Mrs D.H. Wannigama of Pallattara, Beliatta, beloved husband of the late Hema nee Paranagama, much loved father of Tilani and Vajit, father-in-law of Jayantha Seneviratne & Harshitha, fond grandfather of Jayangani, Yomal & Yoshan, beloved brother of Dr Doris Samaranayake & Sheela Wijewardena, expired on 14-03-2014. The remains will lie at the Department of Chemistry, University of Peradeniya from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday 15th March. Thereafter at Jayarathne Funeral Parlour, Colombo on 16th & 17th March from 8.30 a.m. onwards. Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella on 17th March at 4 p.m. 053414


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