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Sunday, 18 January 2015





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HANNAN - PRINTHA - Daughter of late Mr & Mrs. B. Hallavy Sally of Kandy, wife of late B.Z. Hannan (People’s Bank), loving mother of Ilmu (Perera & Sons), Zulfi, Sooja (People’s Bank) & Eban (Sri Lanka Air Force), mother-in-law of Shirley Preena, Halireen Abbas, Hilary Jalill (Unique Cottages, N’eliya) & Shaireen Jainudeen (Staff of Gabrial Convent, Hatton), passed away on 10th January. Funeral took place on 11th at Kahatapitiya Jumma Masjid Burial Ground, Gampola. Members of the family thank all those who attended the Janaza and helped in numerous ways. 340/20, River Side, Kahatapitiya, Gampola. 006361 

SIVAPALAN - DR P. - I Dr. Nalini Sivapalan, wife of late Dr. P. Sivapalan wish to thank with gratitude the MD/CEO, Directors of MVPL, Managers & Staff and their family members of the Bandarawela Badulla Region of MVPL and Dr. Hemal Fernando (Cardiologist) and the doctors and nurses of the Bandarawela District Hospital who helped my late husband and myself in numerous ways at his last moment. I wish to also sincerely thank the clergy and all friends, colleagues and relatives (in Sri Lanka and abroad), staff of Tri (including ex-Tri Colleagues) who attended his funeral, sent floral tributes and sent messages of condolence. I regret my inability to thank each and everyone individually. May God bless all of you. No. 39/11, Rubberwatte Road, Nikape, Dehiwela. 006005


SISTER - INDRAWATHIE - SISTER NIKAWALA GEDERA INDRAWATHY CAROLIS, of the Ceylon Pentecostal Mission entered rest. Testimony Service on Sunday 18th at 4.30 p.m. at the Mission Headquarters, No. 11, Rodrigo Place, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15. Funeral Service on Monday the 19th at 8.30 a.m. Burial General Cemetery, Kanatte. 008366 

BASTIAMPILLAI - ALEX (Retired Postmaster) - Beloved husband of Marjorie nee Joseph, father of Rajan, Rachel (Baacho), Bastian, Aloysius, Priyadharshini (Sweden), Francis, Anne Shasika & Joseph, father-in-law of Sudharma, (the late) Sridharan, Malani, Swarna, Nizmi (Sweden), Yvonne, Camillus, grandfather of Chandranie, Akushala, Ravin, Karthik, Radik, Arthik, Pravin, Andrew, Alana, Emil, (the late), Sonali, Rizwan, Rimaz, Rikaz, great-grandfather of Nadeeja, Nadeen, Oshadie, Thisuri, Sonali & Nadeesha, brother of Mary, Francis, Helen, Bertram, Lohini - all deceased & Aloysius (Bobby), brother-in-law of Nadarajah, Tharudam, Sabaratnam, Ranji, Devarajah, Annette & Quintus - all deceased, Gloria, Sylvia, Vincent, Inberaj, Philomina. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Monday the 19th of January for Burial at Wattala Cemetery (R.C. Section). No. 184/10, Averiwatte Road, Wattala. 008427 

DUSHYANTHI - KAPUGAMA - Assistant Director, Dept., of Agriculture - Western Province has passed away. Funeral will take place on 19.01.2015 at Balagolla Cemetery, Kandy at 5 p.m. 008302 

GARNIER - EARDLEY DANIEL - Beloved Husband of Marguerite (Margo - nee Guinan), devoted father of Rochelle and father-in-law of Fabian Jansz, darling papa of Dwayne and Yanik, brother of Jem Garnier, the late Isobelle Holmes, the late Myrtle (Tina), Nicholas, the late Thelma Garnier, the late Gladwyn Garnier, the late Gladys Rode and Jean Bertus. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 6.00 p.m. on Sunday 18th January 2015. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.45 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella. 309/3, 15th Lane, Kulasiri Kumarage Mawatha, Katuwana Road, Homagama. 008424 

JOHNPULLE - P.M. (MARJORIE) - At Rest with Jesus, relict of Mr. M.A. Johnpulle (Vice Principal - St. John’s, Dematagoda), loving mother of only son Nicholas Johnpillai (Director and Lecturer Bond International Services, J.P. All Island), mother-in-law of Manel (nee Thyriar), loving grandmother of Tony (A.G.M. Lake House Printers), Camilla (Senior Sales Manager - Reddot), Helen (Lecturer / English), Gerald (ISS Client Services Manager, Melbourne), precious great-grandmother of Aaron, Karen, Leanne and Keith. Cortege leaves residence 315/3B, St. Anthony’s Place, Hendala, Wattala on Sunday 18th January at 4 p.m. for Burial at the General Cemetery, Borella (R.C. Section). 008405 

KARUNARATNE - P.D. (former Additional Personnel Manager - Petroleum Corporation). Beloved husband of Chitra Karunaratne (former Secretary - University Grants Commission), loving father of Thusitha (Roshani Enterprises), Nishani (UK), father-in-law of Anish (UK), grandfather of Araliya & Dillan, brother-in-law of Shelton Wickrama (Ex-Air Force and VFS), passed away. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cremation takes place on Monday 19th January at 3.30 p.m. at Borella, Kanatta. 008422 

KULARATNE - MADDEGAMA ARACHCHIGE DON WIJESENA (MADW) (Landed Proprietor). Beloved husband of Piyasoma, father of Ranil (Sydney) and Chamani (Sydney), father-in-law of Dilkie (Sydney) and Dinesh (Sydney), grandfather of Dinush, Deshan, Rajitha and Yasitha, brother of the late Millicent, Magdalene, Bernard, Mervin and of Tissa, passed away peacefully in Sydney, 194, Warrimoo Avenue, St. Ives NSW 2075 Australia. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. Communications to: [email protected] or [email protected]. 008419 

MUSTAFA - RUVINA - Daughter of late Sayyed Mohomed Sayyed Mustafa & late Sabina Mustafa, beloved sister of late Hamza, Sharm, Johar, Zaharoon, Shahareen Ahamat, Mumtaz Fazil and Jeevi Yoosuf, dearly beloved aunty of Sherad, Zaminulla, Shamina, Shamash, Omar, Kemal, Sharmane Yusoof, Roshani Akbar, Brumoon Ahamat, Zafrulla and late Bashrath Ahamat, precious grandaunt of Ammaarah, Aaqil, Shaheda, Alisha, Jannah and Haroon. Janaza took place on the 16th of January. 008367 

PEIRIS - MR. OSMUND (Retired Accountant of Ceylon Hardware Corporation) - Beloved husband of Hema Peiris (Past Teacher of Royal College, Colombo 7), loving father of Lalith & Ajith, father-in-law of Shiroma & Koshila, loving grandfather of Kalni, Lakni, Resitha & Pevinya, expired. Cortege leaves residence @ 2.00 p.m. for cremation @ General Cemetery, Borella @ 4 p.m. on Monday 19th January. No. 55/A, Kirulapone Avenue, Colombo 05. 008412 

PERERA - EARL (Rev. Methodist Church) - At Rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Sumitha and (the late) Sunethra, loving father of Sukumal (Ceylon Today Newspapers) and Suklanthi (HSBC), father-in-law of Nishara, son of Edna Perera and (the late) Eric Perera (Former Principal - Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa), brother of (the late) Ian, Claude, Merl and Stanley, brother-in-law of Priyanthi, Ranjani, Shyamali, Sriyani, Jayawathi, Vimal, Sunil and Hemal. Cortege leaves residence No. 38, Fonseka Road, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 19th January 2015. Burial at cemetery of Methodist Church, Angulana, Moratuwa. 008426 

PONWEERA - D. DAVID - (Kandana). Beloved husband of late Tekla Ponweera, father of Nilani Ponweera, father-in-law of Sherman Dias, brother of Noeline, Felicia and late Catharione, Mageret Dora and Jagalette, brother-in-law of Dr. D.N.S. Tirimanne, grandfather of Neomal and Lakmal. Funeral takes place on Sunday the 18th Jan. at 3.30 p.m. No. 280, ‘Pinelands’, Hapugoda, Kandana. 008403 

SAMARASEKERA BEATRICE Beloved wife of late Lionel Samarasekera Attorney at law Matale mother of Chitra, Dharmasiri, Thilaka, Badra, Buwaneka, Seevali, Veerangani and Umanga mother in law of Bernard Madugalle, Chandrakanthi, Jayamanne Obeysekera, Dharmakeerthi Obeysekera, Suranee, Udakamini, Gamini Abeykoon and Thusitha Udalagama Cremation at General cemetry Mahaiyawa on Sunday 18th 12 noon. 116, Lady Gordons’ Road, Kandy. 007716 

XAVIER - JASMINE (Mrs) - Wife of Dr. J.T. Xavier, loving mother of Niroshini, Jehan, Nishan and Roshan, mother-in-law of Nirmalan, Roshani, Dilhani and Kanchana, beloved grandmother of Vinny, Rukshan, Aneesha, Rishni and Aeron, expired on 17.01.2015. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour, Borella from 10.00 a.m. Sunday 18.01.2015. Cortege leaves at 2.00 p.m. on Monday 19.01.2015 for Burial at Makevita Burial Ground. 008408


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