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Sunday, 12 October 2014





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
Death Acknowledgements

DE SILVA - MATILDA - The family members of the late Mrs MATILDA DE SILVA, wish to thank relations, friends, neighbours and all those who attended the funeral, sent floral tributes, messages of condolence, and all those who assisted us in numerous ways during our time of grief. We regret our inability to thank them individually. 183307 

HOPMAN - GEORGE ALEXANDER (22/8/1929 - 21/9/2014). Youngest son of George Alexander and Elsie Hopman (dec.), brother of Herman Hopman (dec.), Dunstan Hopman (dec.), Sheila Nathanielsz (dec.), Phyliss Lewis (Syd. Aust.). Thanks to St. Francis Elders’ Home, Pamunagama and a big thanks to Sharon and Derrick Soysa, thanks to Ben and Carmen Nathanielsz and (his nephews and nieces who cared for him). Also thanks to all who attended his funeral in Sri Lanka. Rest in Peace uncle GEORGE in Gods care. Buried on 22/09/2014 at Kapuwatta Cemetery, Ja-Ela. Australian papers please copy. (Winston (Rex) Hopman, Canberra, Australia 0262317214). 185950


FERNANDO, LUCIAN (L.W.A.) Husband of Ranjini, father of Rukmali, Rehanand Ruwan. Cortege leaves residence, “Situruwana”, Marawila-Nattandiya Road, Nattandiya (opposite Dhammissara Vidyalaya) at 2.30 p.m. on Sunday 12th October for burial at the Church of the Holy Cross Cemetery, Marawila at 3.00 p.m. 186623 

JAYASENA - I (Consultant Engineer, JP) - Dearly beloved husband of Piyasili, loving father of Heamanthi, Jagath (Nawaloka Hospital) & Vishaka, father-in-law of Mahesh (Aruna Shoe Palace), Saman (Sri Lanka Army) & Niluka, expired. Remains lie at 247, Batapotha, Madelgamuwa, Gampaha. Cremation on Sunday 12th at 3.00 p.m. 185602 

JAYAWICKRAMA - SAROJINI - Wife of Nihal Jayawickrama and mother of Nishana and Sharanya, mother-in-law of Antony Jackson and Barry Crosbie, grandmother of Kiran, Lila, Kimaya, Kaishori and Alokhi, passed away in London. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Lucille Amarasuriya, sister of Swarnamali, Surangani, the late Shanthi and of Mahendra, Hemaka, Sepala and Savitri, sister-in-law of U.S. Jayawickrama and Shirani Lecamwasam and Rajah Salgado, the late Ranji Salgado and of Kushlani, Anoma, Ramanee and G.L. Peiris. Cortege leaves residence No.30/15, Park Road, Colombo 05 at 5.00 p.m. on Monday 13th October. Cremation at the Jawatte Cemetery, Torrington, Avenue, Colombo 05 at 5.30 p.m. 187032 

MANUEL - MR. KINGSLEY MANUEL - Former Administration Manager of M.T.T. Networks Pvt. Ltd. and of Hellbodde Estate, passed away on 11th of October 2014. Beloved husband of Ida Hepzibah-St. Lawrence Convent - Wellawatte, loving father of Angela and Ashley (Mandeeras - Nugegoda), father-in-law of Ranjan Bastian (Continental Communication) and Dilanthi (Principal Mowbray College, Kandy), grandfather of Loshaarn, Tina Rusiru Wijesundera (Australia), Travin and Gishaan, great grandfather of Avianna, brother of the late Regina, Walter, Christy and Agnes. Remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia from 9 a.m. on Sunday 12th October to Tuesday 14th October 2.30 p.m. Funeral Service will commence at 3 p.m. on Tuesday 14th October at Christ Church Dehiwela and thereafter burial at Mount Lavinia General Cemetery. Contact: 0772564546, 0777362046. 187165 

NADESAN KULAVIRASINGAM (Retired Meteorologist) passed away peacefully on 8th of October 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. Eldest son of the late Senathiraja Kulavirasingam and the late Sivapackiam, beloved husband of Packiaranee, loving father of Suren, Sharmini, Gajen, Wijen and Shirani, father-in-law of Shyamala, Nicky and Vasuki, grandfather of Emily, Niels, Seyon, Mithran and Eshwari. Messages to ‘The Nadesan family’ may be left in Kulavirasingham’s tribute book at or posted to C/o PO Box 7123, Wellington 6242. A funeral service for Kulavirasingam will be held at the Wilson Funeral Home, 375, Adelaide Road, Newtown on Saturday 18th October at 10.30 a.m. Thereafter for private cremation. 187031 

SIVAPRAKASAPILLAI - LEELAMANI nee BALASINGHAM - Beloved wife of the late Prof. T. Sivaprakasapillai and mother of Brahman, Pratab and Premala, passed away on Friday 3rd October 2014. A private funeral was held on Thursday 9th October 2014. 187055 

THALARAMBAGE - BERNADETTE AJANTHA - Beloved wife of Sunil (Manager People’s Bank, Homagama), loving mother of Vishudhi (Mihin Lanka), Tharindu (Student Australia), sister of Savithri, Charles (Australia) and Kumudini (WHO), mother-in-law of Gayan Jayathilake, passed away. Cortege leaves residence for burial at General Cemetery Kanatta (RC Section) Borella at 3.00 p.m. today (12 Oct. 2014). 45/13, Rajamaha Vihara Road, Nawinna, Maharagama. 187167 

WIJESINGHE - MOHAN PALITHA - Beloved father of Dillon & Amalie Wijesinghe (Dubai). Cortege leaves A. F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour after service at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 12th October, cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m. Tel. 0777-459539 / 0777-224093. 187168


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