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Sunday, 3 August 2014





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CLAUDETTE CARTER (nee BLAKE) - Her mother and sister and her family in the UK wish to thank relatives, friends and all those who attended her funeral service and cremation on the 30th July in London (UK). Thank you for the messages of condolence. ďDeep in our hearts she will always stay - loved and treasured everydayĒ. 140189 

Dr A.A.D. PERERA - We thank religious clergy, friends, relatives and Media, who attended the Funeral, sent floral tributes, condolence messages, helped in numerous ways and gave us moral support in our hours of distress and thank Doctors who attended on him. Diana & Family Members. 141445


ADIKARAM - ATHULA (SIERRA). Beloved husband of Shyama (Faculty of Medicine, Peradeniya), loving father of Danushka (USA) and Thakshila (UAE) and father-in-law of Poorni (USA) and Frank (Emirates - Dubai), expired in Kandy. Cortege leaves Heerassagala residence on Sunday 3rd August at 2 p.m. for Cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 3 p.m. 141494 

AL HAJ M.N.M.S. ASNAVI son of late Mohamed Navavi and late Sadul Marzooka, beloved husband of Hajiani Fathiya Mumtaz, loving father of Shafraz and Shazna, father-in-law of Ashker Jabir and Mariam Gafoor, precious grandfather of Amna, Aalia, Bilal and Usman. Janaza took place on 28th July 2014 at Jawatte Jumma Masjid Burial Ground, 10, Rotunda Gardens, Colombo 03. 141587 

COORAY - EMIL - Beloved husband of Priyani (formerly NSB). Loving father of Rasika (Canada) and Shehan, father-in-law of Dishan (Canada), brother of Ranjith, Gerard (late), Swarna, Chandrani, brother-in-law of Lalith and Ajith. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on 3rd August for burial at St. Michaelís Church, Koralawella. No.32/1, Janapriya Mawatha, Koralawella. 141140 

DAVID - A.M. (GILBERT) was called to rest on August 01, 2014. Beloved husband of Angela, loving son of late Abraham and late Victoria, son-in-law of late Thuraiaiyah and late Elissamma, loving brother of late Ignatious and late Daisy, affectionate step brother of late Nesam, late Rev. Fr. H.S. David, late J.P. James and late Baby affectionate father of Thushy David (Deutsche Bank, Sri Lanka), Marina Sashi (Canada), Anna Shyamala (Canada), Sebastian Mano (USA) and Gerard David (SJMS Associates, Sri Lanka), father-in-law of Joyce (Commercial Bank, Sri Lanka), Henry Yogi, Cyril Jeyaseelan, Dhileeni and Rubini, loving grandfather of Roshni, Arun, Arjun, Kishan, Dhushan, late Elissa and of Gloria, Angela, Raveen, Reena and Gavin. Viewing will be held on Sunday Aug. 03, from 9.00 a.m. onwards A.F. Raymonds, Funeral Parlour, Colombo 8. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Monday, Aug 04 at 4.30 p.m. for Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (R.C. Section). 141595 

DISSANAYAKE - DON CYRIL - (Retired Assistant Conservator of Forests and Operations Manager - State Timber Corporation). Beloved husband of the late Chintha, loving father of Srimanie, Lakshman and Rohan, father-in-law of Priyani and Savithri, brother of the late Alosius, the late Vincent, the late Lilian, the late Sam, the late Irene, Concy, the late Merlyn and Clare. Cremation at 4.00 p.m. at Gampaha Kasagahawatte Cemetery on Sunday 3rd August 2014. Cortege leaves residence 54/2-A, 3rd Lane, Hansagiri Road, Gampaha. 141478 

ELIATAMBY - BEN (Presidentís Counsel). It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Ben Eliatamby. Beloved husband of Mary (nee William), much loved father of Deepal (Alliance Consulting Engineeers USA), Niresh (Ceylon Today) and Maneshka (Communities without Boundaries Intl. USA), father-in-law of Meg (USA) and Tharuka (UNDP), grandfather of Anoushka and Tharini and son of late Bertram and Shiela,. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour on Tuesday 5th August from 9 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the parlour on Wednesday 6th August at 4.30 pm. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 5 p.m. 141592 

FERNANDO - In loving memory of the late ROSE CRISTOBEL (RITA) who sadly passed away on 24th July 2014. Rita passed away peacefully at Purley View Nursing Home on 24th July 2014 after a long illness. Rose, beloved wife of Danton (deceased), much loved sister of Cynthia, loving mother of Anton, Samantha and Sandra, devoted grandmother of Eilidh & Ossian and dear mother-in-law of Jim. Funeral Service at St. Maryís Church, Croydon, on Tuesday 5 August 2014 at 13.00, and Croydon Crematorium at 14.30 to which all friends and family are invited. 138896 

FERNANDO - MICHAEL (Accountant), passed away after a brief illness. Beloved husband of Dr. Phyllis (Retired Consultant Surgeon, National Hospital), son of the late Mr & Mrs P.M. Fernando of De Mel Road, Moratuwa, brother of the late Dr. Marcus, the late Eliene, Annesly, the late Christie and Vernon (Ernie), brother-in-law of the late Irene, the late Leonard, the late Beatrice, Mary, the late Felicia, Myrtle & Mervyn Wettasinghe, Daphne & the late John Silva. Remains lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour from 8.30 a.m. on Sunday 3rd August. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 2.00 p.m. on the same day for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte, at 3.00 p.m. 141601 

FRANCKE - ANDREW most beloved husband of Rameshya loving father of Russel (Rusty) Ryan (Ray) beloved son of late Irwin and of Sybil, loving brother of Ivor and June son-in-law of Dennis and Elsie Wijesekera brother-in-law of Starina and Dhineshya Piyal and Rukmal and Roshani, expired. Burial on Monday 04.08.2014 at Roman Catholic Cemetery Kurana at 4.00 p.m. Residence 5, Mangala Rd, Kurana, Negombo. 141613 

IHALAMULLA - RANJAN (Retd. from Parasitology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo). Beloved husband of Sunitha, loving father of Mevanthi (Australia), father-in-law of Danushka Ellepola (Australia), grandfather of Nadya, brother of Shanthi (Kadawatha), Gamini (Gampola), Seetha (Digana), Priyadarshanie (Gampola), Damayanthi (Colombo 05) and Dimuthu (Gampola), brother-in-law of Gamini (Canada) & Tissa (Mt. Lavinia), expired. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour from 9.00 a.m. on Saturday 2nd August. Cortege leaves parlour at 4.30 p.m on Monday 4th August. Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 5.00 p.m. 141191 

JAYASURIYA - MR D. KARUNATILLAKA. Beloved husband of the late Ebert Maria, loving father of Suranga, father-in-law of Rohan Codipilly, much loved brother of Lionel Charlotte, Asoka, Malani and Nihal, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 3rd August at 3 p.m. for cremation at Enderamulla Cemetery at 4 p.m. No. 160/36, Kirimatiyagara, Kadawatha. 137088 

MACK - EARDLEY TREVOR BERNARD - Beloved husband of Monica, loving father of Evan (Australia), Remauld (Cinnamon Grand), Dana (Serenity Salon), loving son of the late Wilfred and Gladys Mack, father-in-law of Marinela and Anisha, grandfather of Ethan and Nathaniel, brother of Benita, Trissette, Carmaline, Rosy, Fatima, the late Chapy, Rudley, Christopher. Funeral arrangements to be notified later. No.494, Dematagoda Road, Colombo 09. 0777-775489. 141597 

MAHALINGAM (Cheese Uncle). Beloved husband of Philomina Wickremaratne loving father of Rajini (Holland) Ranji and Majis, father-in-law of Arul (Holland), Inoka and Irooka grandfather of Remco (Holland), Rossel, Issard, Irundika and Shanil, Stepfather of Marie Antenette brother-in-law of Benedict Ursula Phyllis, Miguel, Aloysious, (all deceased) Bridget, Mervyn Wickremaratne (retd. P.W.D., Bldgs, and B.M.I.C.H.) Margarette and Therese. Cortege leaves at 4.30 pm. No. 14, Crocktain Mawatha, Hekitta, Wattala for Cremation at Kerawalapitiya Crematorium at 5.00 p.m. on Sunday 3rd August 2014. 141620 

VARATHARAJAH - SERUPAN - Student of St. Thomasí Mt. Lavinia. Beloved son of Dr. S. Varatharajah, Dental Surgeon and Dr. V. Shanthini, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, loving brother of Lakshika and Niluksha. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cremation on Monday 4th at 4.00 p.m. at Borella Kanatte. 141604 

WIJESINGHE - MRS MALINI nee WIJETUNGA passed away peacefully on 31st July 2014. Dearly beloved wife of Mr Norbert Wijesinghe, loving mother of Bimal, Rukmal, Indunil and Mano, mother-in-law of Ayomi, Sharmila, Wangisa Jayatilake and Rohana Navaratne, grandmother of Shehan, Shehara, Tara, Zara, Rukshan, Rukshala, Thivanka, Mewan, Shanya and Reshan. Cortege leaves residence No. 23/5, Kuruppu Lane, Borella at 3.30 p.m. Sunday 3rd August 2014. Cremation at Borella Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 140896 

WIMALASEKERE - BADRE (Chairman, Uni-Walker Packaging Ltd), affectionate husband of Kokila, much loved father of Dilendra, Dilani & Manisha, father-in-law of Sadhira, Ahamed Kaleel and Hasith Wickremasinghe, darling seeya of Reiha, Saveha, Taalia, Aahil & Adheena, brother of Janaka, Bharatha, the late Jayanthi, Ranjith & Rani. Cortege leaves residence 40/6, Lake Gardens, Lake Drive, Rajagiriya at 5.00 p.m on Monday 4th August 2014 for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte at 5.30 p.m. 141598

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