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Sunday, 15 June 2014





Marriage Proposals
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Death Acknowledgements

JAYAWARDENE - ETHEL ALEXANDRA - Mrs. May Ranasinghe, Odette and Harindra Sivananthan, Kshama and Arjuna Ranawana and their families, wish to express their sincere thanks to all those who attended the funeral, sent messages of condolence and assisted us during our recent bereavement. We regret very much our inability to thank everyone individually. 22/7, Ekwatte Road, Mirihana, Nugegoda. 107425 

Members of the family of late CASIMIR P.C.F. FERNANDO thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their presence at the funeral, sent floral tributes messages of condolence and support given during their grief. They regret their inability to thank individually. Clotilda & children Roshani, Lakshan, Kisholi. 106340 

RODRIGO - DR JOSEPH FELICIAN, he has gone to rest with Jesus on the 10th of June 2014. Beloved husband of late Ratnavalie, loving father of Shyam (Australia), Kamal (Australia), Sharmini, father-in-law of Sunimal, brother of late Therese, Irvine, Sweenitha, late Canisius, grandfather of Natasha and Anushka, and son of late Vincent and Florence Rodrigo. A private funeral was held on 11th June 2014. 107660

The family members of the late DULEEP N DALUWATTE wish to sincerely thank, relatives and friends who attended the funeral, sent floral tributes and messages of condolence. We also thank all those who helped us in numerous ways during our bereavement. We regret our inability to thank each and everyone individually. 34/10, De Saram Road, Mount Lavinia. 107009


AL-HAJ MOHAMED YASEEN MOHAMED (M.Y. MOHAMED) [Accountant and Colombo Zahira College OBA - Past President (89/90)], passed away on 9th June, beloved husband of Hajiani Salha Umma, father of Dr. Rizwana (Kalubowila Hospital), Farzana (London), Ryhana (Washington DC) and Rizmy (London), father-in-law of Dr. A.L.M. Rauff (Kalubowila Hospital), Haseen Naheem (London), Imtiyas Reyal (Washington DC) and Hasna Farook (London), beloved grandfather of Riha, Ameera, Luqmaan, Ifrah, Inaam, Ijaaz. Janaza took place on June 10 at Dehiwela Muhiyadeen Jummah Mosque. 3/10, Pinwatte Road, Dehiwela. Tel: 2718591. 105570 

BASNAYAKE - VALENTINE - Age 89. Professor Emeritus of Physiology, University of Peradeniya and accomplished Classical Pianist. Founder, Physiological Society of Sri Lanka. Passed away on June 10, 2014 in Colombo. The remains were cremated soon after and his ashes scattered in the ocean based on his wishes. Professor Basnayake is the proud husband of Dr. Mrs. Stella Meriam Collinette Basnayake nee Henry, son of Arthur Valentine (pre deceased) and Elsie (pre deceased) of Nugegoda. Beloved father of Nihal (Deborah Smith), Amal and Lilani (Lal Nugaliyadda). He is the proud grandfather of Danica and Laura Smith (Canada) and Ayushka Nugaliyadda (Sri Lanka), brother of Arthur, Sita Yapa (pre-deceased), Kamala Gunasekera, Mahinda, Malini Wijesinghe, Prema and Rohan. A Memorial Service will be held mid-to-late August, details forthcoming. Our family would very much like to hear your personal anecdote of Valentine at the following website: 107388 

EDIRISOORIYA - AMARA WICKRAMA Beloved wife of the late Albert Wickrama Edirisooriya, precious mother of Ariyamala (USA), Pushpa, Indira, Dr (Mrs) Thushitha (Australia) and Dr Samantha (USA), mother-in-law of the late Prof. Gunapala Edirisooriya, Rukmal, Dr T.D.H.K. Fernando (Australia) and Dr (Mrs) Geethani (USA), expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 18th June for cremation at 4.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Kanatte, Borella. 22, Asoka Circle, Subuthipura, Battaramulla. Tel. 0112862338. 106651 

FERDINANDO JAYALATH (FERDI) formerly at Unilever (Ceylon) Limited son of late Llewellyn & Doeleen Ferdinando. Beloved husband of Nelum father of Samadhie & Saha brother of late Dr. Linfry Dilantha Deepthi & Laksiri, brother-in-law of Monica Vinodini, Vivette, Patrick & Neelangani, expired. Remains lie at Barney Raymonds Funeral Parlour Borella from 1 p.m. on 14th June 2014 until 2 p.m. on Monday 16th June 2014. Cortege leaves Parlour at 2 p.m. on Monday 16th June 2014 for Burial at St. Josephs Church, Uyana, Moratuwa at 4.30 p.m. 107613

FERNANDO - PATRICIA - Beloved wife of late Joseph, mother of Roshana (Aqua Dynamics), mother-in-law of Chandima, grandmother of Chamalka, expired. Remains lie at Jayarathne Funeral Parlour, Negombo. Cortege leaves Funeral Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 15th for burial at General Cemetery, Negombo. 107557 

KAO - PETER - At Rest with Jesus, 13th June 2014. Beloved and loving father of Dillon, Denver, Dwayne and Darren, father-in-law of Leticia and Vilma, beloved brother of Bernadette, David, late Anthony, Michael, Valentine, Anne, Patricia, late Christopher and John. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, June 16, 2014 at 2.00 p.m. at The Holy Family Catholic Church, Missouri City, Texas 77489, USA. 107470 

KURUPPU - MONA sister of the late Lynne, Zuleika and Russel (ex-Elections Department), Christine (UK) and Aubrey (ex-Peradeniya University), sister-in-law of the late Quintus Lokuge and of Hugh Seneviratne (UK) loving aunt of Darshini and Anoushka (UK), Darshini and Lal, grandaunt of Shevan. Cortege leaves residence 19/10A, High Level Road, Kirulapone at 3.30 p.m. (after Service) on Monday 16th June for interment at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Anglican Section). 107662

PERERA - DR. LUCIEN - Son of the late Percy and Winnie Perera, beloved husband of Rohini (late), loving father of Praveen, Sardhiya, Rekha, father-in-law of Sonali, Nilush, Lalindra, beloved brother of Lilee (USA), Cycil (late), Marcus (late), Ranjan (Late), Nigel (late), loving grandfather of Rachael and Rashen. Cortege leaves residence No. 174/1, Hospital Road, Kalubowila at 4.15 p.m. on Monday 16th June, for cremation at 5.00 p.m. at Mount Lavinia General Cemetery. 107235 

RAMALINGAM - ALICE - Beloved wife of Samuel Ramalingam, loving mother of Shiranthi Rajakariar and Surekha Alles, loving mother-in-law of Mano and Ainsley, darling grandmother of Melissa. Remains lie at A.F. Raymondís Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday the 15th June at 4.00 p.m. for burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte (General Christian Section). 107240 

SAMERAWICKRAME - CHITRA GRACE - Dearly beloved wife of the late Vernon Samerawickrame, beloved mother of Chandra and precious grandmother of Natalie, expired. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour on Saturday 14th June from 1.00 p.m. onwards. Cortege leaves for cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte on 16th June Monday at 4.30 p.m. 106847 

SWAMINATHAN ARIJUNAN (Assistant Director - SOS Childrenís Village, Jaffna). Beloved son of Nagalingam Swaminathan and Rajeswary Swaminathan of Irupalai Kopay, beloved son-in-law of the late Kanagasabai Krishnapillai and Luxmy Ammah Krishnapillai of Neerveli, loving husband of Mrs Selvarani Arijunan (Teacher, Jaffna Kanagaratnam Maha Vidyalayam) affectionate brother of Anojan and Ajanthi, brother-in-law of Sakthiwel, Kamilini Balanageswary Sivabalan, Sivarajah, the late Sivanandan and Gnaneswary. The remains lie at No.25, Siripala Road, Mount Lavinia from 13/6/2014 to 14/6/2014 Saturday. The cortege will leave the residence at 9.15 a.m. on Sunday 15/6/2014. Cremation will take place at Mount Lavinia cemetery at 10 a.m. Informant: Mrs S. Arijunan, No.25, Siripala Road, Mount Lavinia. Tel: 011-2739408. 106234

WEERASINGHE - ROHAN - At Rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Shilani (nee Dissanayake), loving father of Mohan and Gihan, much loved father-in-law of Ruwanthi and Malinka, loving brother of late Malin, Niromi and Shiromi, brother-in-law of Ranjini, Lal, George, Chandani, Ravindra, Sarath, Tilak, Ramani, Nilmini and Heshan, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cortege leaves Parlour on 16th Monday at 4 p.m. for Burial at Borella Kanatta. 107666


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