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Sunday, 6 April 2014





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HETTIARATCHI - THILAKA - Wish to express our deepest gratitude to the venerable Maha Sangha, the doctors, who treated him during his illness. Our sincere thanks to (Hettiaratchi & Kothalawala), relatives, friends, neighbours and help extended in numerous ways during this time. We sincerely regret the inability to convey our thanks individually. Beloved wife Nanda, daughter Nadeeja, son-in-law Kosala Bandaranayaka and grandson Mayon. 37C, Wanatha Rd, Gangodawila, Nugegoda. 066387


ALAHAKONE - JANITHA LAXMI (formerly of Lanka Porcelain Ltd). Beloved wife of Ranjith Alahakone (formerly Glaxo Smith Kline), loving mother of Hasitha (Trinity College). Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday the 6th April for cremation at General Cemetery, Matale at 5.00 p.m. 142/30, Kubiyangoda Rd, 2nd Mile Post, Matale. 066776 

ARAMBAWATTA - MRS. KUSUM. Beloved wife of late Dharmasena Arambawatta of Ihala Bomiriya, Kaduwela (Retired Administrative Officer of Surveyor General’s Department), loving mother of Sajith Arambawatta (Proprietor Jayagiri Metal Crushers) and Kishani Arambawatta (Dubai), mother-in-law of Champa Jayasuriya (Teacher, Bomiriya MMV), and Bandula Chandasekera (Emirates Bank, Dubai), loved grandmother of Vinuri, Dinali (Musaeus College) and Dasuni (Stafford International School), expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday April 06, 2014 at Ihala Bomiriya, Kaduwela. Friends and relations please accept this intimation. 376A, Wekkewatta, Ihala Bomiriya, Kaduwela. 066858 

CHANDANI J. DAHANAYAKE KODITUWAKKU - Wife of Dr. Karunasena Kodituwakku, (former Cabinet Minister of Education); mother of Manikya, Isankya and Danushka; only daughter of late Muhandiram Andrew Dahanayake and Soma Atapattu of Aggarahera Walawwe, Weeraketiya; mother-in-law of Haren Senaweera. Remains lie at 5, Castle Avenue, Colombo 8. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella at 5 p.m. on Sunday, 6th April. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. 066900 

CONDEGAMA - CHANDRA - Beloved son of the late Beryl & Herman, loving brother of Shanthi, brother-in-law of Bede, much loved cousin of Kumara, & Nandini, uncle of Aroshini & Rajiv, nephew of the late Leslie & Ioni (late) Hazel, Jim & Dawn. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia from Sunday 2 p.m. to Monday 9 a.m. Cortege leaves at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at Mt. Lavinia Crematorium at 5 p.m. on Monday 7th April. 89/1, Galle Rd, Mt. Lavinia. 065818 

DAYALAN K. SUPRAMANIAM (SUPPA) - Son of the late Daniel K. Supramaniam and Saraswathy Supramaniam (Australia), husband of Doreen, beloved father of Dinesh and Sanchia, brother of Jayanthi, brother-in-law of Anston, much loved uncle of Allan and Anis (Australia), went to be with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on the 4th of April 2014. The viewing will be at the Mahinda Funeral Parlour, 591, Galle Road, Mt. Lavinia, from 12 mid day on Saturday 5th April to 9 p.m. -Sunday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday 9 a.m. onwards. Funeral Service will be on Monday 7th April 2014 at 3.30 p.m. Burial thereafter at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery. 066520 

DIAS JOSEPH HENDRY - (Formerly Food Dept & PWD). Beloved husband of late Dulcie, everloving father of Priyani, Jayantha (Oman), Shirani and Susantha (Millers), father-in-law of Priyantha (AIA Insurance), Dharshani (Oman), Laknatha and Sandamalee, grandfather of Praveen & Reniska, Shalindra, Shavini, Gishara, Gayash, Gimash, Shamira & Piyumi, Eshan, Oshada & Oneth, great grandfather of Sendrina and Shewan, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 35, Christ King Road, Weligampitiya, Jaela at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 7th April for burial Service at St. Francis Xavier Church, Wewala, Jaela. 066902 

DR MAHIPALA - VINCENT. Beloved husband of Therese (retired), loving father of Rupika (UK), Dr. Nirmalee (Australia), father-in-law of Dr. Lakshman Perera (UK), and Dr. Nilan De Silva (Australia), devoted grandfather of Dr. Nirmal & Thulani, Nilana & Nimesh, brother of Lily Agnes, Annette, Floreucia, Hate Flora Margaret and Rita Helen, expired. Cortege leaves residence St. Anthony’s Road, Katana West, Katana on Sunday 8th April at 3.30 p.m. for St. Xaviour’s Church, Halpe for burial. 066876 

FERNANDO - DR. PRADEEP - Beloved husband of Prof. Janaki Hewavisenthi, loving father of Saishna, son of Clement and the late Dr Selvam, expired. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 14, Obeysekerapura Road, Rajagiriya. 066909

MANICKAM BOMMIE ROSE - Wife of the late Y.D. Manickam, beloved mother of Charles (Canada), Emerson (Australia), Johnson and Mercy, mother-in-law of Naomi, Charmaine, Grace and Edward, loving grandmother of Sanjay, Manesh, Dishan, Vashini, Jessica and Joanna, expired. Cortege leaves 36, Rosita Housing Scheme on Sunday 6th April at 2.30 p.m. Burial at St. Margaret’s Church at 3.00 p.m. Telephone Numbers - 051-2244153, 051-2244620.066724 

MIRANDO - LEELA of Temple Road (Peter’s Place), Negombo, wife of late Andrew Mirando, beloved mother of Nalini, Mallika, late Asoka, late Bhathiya, late Lucky, Lalini, Muditha and late Vinodani, sister of late Albin and Margrette, loving mother-in-law late Udananda, late Nath, Rukmani, late Sarojini Nawaratne and Winston, beloved grandmother of Chandana, late Nela, Muditha, Promo, Avindra, Danesh, Jagath, Ruwani, Nepali, Chula, Manoj, Jeewanga, Dushantha, Rukshana and Anju, passed away. Funeral on Sunday 06th at the General Cemetery, Negombo at 3.30 p.m. 066901 

PASQUAL - SIRITHISSA - (Rtd. Station Master) - Beloved husband of Hariet (Rtd. Teacher, Mahanama College), dearest father of Ajith (Moratuwa Univ.) & Upendra (Dialog), father-in-law of Hemali (Open Univ.) & Maneesha (Colombo Univ.), adored grandfather of Anuki, Siluni, Meth, Savith, brother of Nandasiri, Hemachandra, Dharmaratne, Sandawathie, Yasaseeli, Nayana (deceased) & Mangala. Cortege leaves residence 237/78, Polhengoda Rd., Col. 05 on Sunday 6th April at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at Kirulapone Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 066789 

PAYNTER - Mrs VALESCA (nee WATT) - Born 26th July 1916 - Died on 5th April 2014. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Arnold Paynter, loving mother of Rtd Dr Arthur Paynter - UK, and Kathleen - Canada, sister of the late John, Douglas Watt and sister-in-law of Viola - both of Australia, mother-in-law of Magdalene Paynter - UK and Rev. Brian Bartley - Canada, grandmother of Anand and Mary - both of UK. She leaves behind a bigger family of management, staff and children of the Paynter Children’s Home, Nuwara Eliya. Funeral takes place on Monday 7th April 2014. Cortege leaves the Paynter Home, Gemunu Mawatha, Nuwara Eliya for funeral service at 3 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, Church Road, Nuwara Eliya. Burial at the family burial on Lady McClum’s Drive, Nuwara Eliya.  066907 

PUSHPANATHAN KUMARASINGHAM - Retired Chief Postmaster (Central Mail Exchange), son of the late Mr & Mrs Eliyathamby Kumarasingham of North Manipay, son-in-law of the late Mr & Mrs Sivakolunthu Thambiah of Manipay, beloved husband of Jeganayaki, loving father of Nirmala and Shyamala, expired. Private funeral was held according to his wishes. 063884 

RANASINGHE - MRS D.P. (SENANAYAKE) - Beloved wife of the late Mr S.M. Jayawardena Senanayake, loving mother of Lalith (Tudor V. Perera & Co.), Kamal, Nadula & Renuka, loving mother-in-law of Renuka, Urani, Geethani & Thilak (Gilbert Brothers, Kandy), expired. Cortege leaves residence No.419/4, Old Kottawa Road, Udahamulla, Nugegoda at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 6th April for cremation at Udahamulla Cemetery. 066774 

RATWATTE - LT. COL (Rtd.) MAHINDA GAMINI. Beloved son of late Hector Felix Ratwatte and Constance Beatrice Ratwatte, loving brother of Sita, Anula, Chandra, Swarna, late Felix and of Tilak, Upamallika and Anil, darling uncle of Saliya, Mali, Sharmini, Maxi, Manahari, Dan, Russel, Michelle, Athula, Varuni, Shewanth, Yuraj, Cham, Nilmini and Anuruddha. Cortege leaves residence No. 846, Ethul Kotte, Kotte on Sunday 6th April at 4 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 5 p.m. 066855 

WIMALASEKARE - SRINATH (K.S.S.) Beloved husband of Kusala, son of the late Mr & Mrs K.D. Wimalasekare of Horana, much loved father of Devika, Anusha & Sudharshi, father-in-law of Tissa Mohotti, Suchith Mohotti and Rohan De Silva, grandfather of Sachintha, Sushani, Rashmi and Ranuli, brother of Lakshmi, late Mallika and Dharmasiri, brother-in-law of Harsha Wickremasinghe and late Padmini Wimalasekare. Cortege leaves 11/1, Elibank Road, Colombo 5 at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 7th April for cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte at 4.30 p.m. 066856


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