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Sunday, 1 February 2015





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
Death Acknowledgements

FAWZIA MANSOOR (DOTTY) Daughter of late SDM Mansoor of Dickwella and late Ralina Umma of Galle, dearly beloved mother of Fisha Fathahulla, mother-in-law of Sihana, loving sister of late Bari, Marliya Reyal (Nona), Awf Saheed, Furkan Mansoor Fareeka Faiz Fowzy Jiffry Fareeda Sally, passed away on 7th Jan. peacefully. Janaza was on 8th Jan. 2015 at Dehiwala Masjid Burial Grounds. Members of family thank all who attended the Janaza, helped in numerous ways. May Allah bless you, grant her Jennathul Firdouse. She is deeply missed and loved, cherished forever. Address : 280/164, Garden City, 1st Lane, Katubedda. 014732


DEDIGAMA - PERCY - Husband of the late Paulette, father of Cris & Nadine, Rohan & Laure & Gihan, grandfather of Yannik, Marie, Melanie, Edwin, Taara & Telia, brother of the late Alex, the late Sita & Indrani. No flowers by request. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour at 1.30 p.m. on Sunday 01st February for Cremation at Kanatte, Borella. 017397 

DE SILVA - SAMAN CHANDRAKUMAR - Beloved husband of Nilmini (nee Amadoru), precious son of the late U.C. De Silva & the late Sumana De Silva, loving father of Sonali, Shenali and Sumali, loving father-in-law of Dinesh Wijemanne, loving brother-in-law of Nisanka and Cyril, Navindra and Harshi, died under tragic circumstances. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Monday 2nd February 2015 for interment at the General Cemetery, Kanatte (Buddhist Section) at 4 p.m. 017516

FERNANDO - HAROLD (Ex-Rubber Control Dept. and Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation and Consultant in Private Sector) and loving husband of Kamala, loving father of Maneesha (State Phrmaceutical Corporation) and daughter Lakshitha, son of the late M. John Fernando and Sisiliya Silva, Bambalapitiya, son-in-law of the late Mr & Mrs C.S. Samarawickrama, Charleston Ahangama and brother Herbert UK, the late Willie and Freeda and brother-in-law of the late C.M. Samarawickrama and C.L. Samarawickrama, Violet, Charlet, Kusuma and Bertie. Cortege leaves from 23, R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 05, for Cremation at Borella Kanatte on 1st Sunday at 9.00 a.m. 017403 

GUNASEKERA - RODNEY GRANVILLE - Beloved husband of Sushila, darling father of Rajindra, Rukshan, Dinukshi and Dulari, much loved aththa of Dinara, Shenuki, Diyana and Reshane, precious son of the late Richard and Enid, loving brother of the late Rex, Christine, Donald and of Dolores, Daphne, Evangeline and Gloria, brother-in-law of the late Dicky and of Noeline, Rebecca, Newman, Upali, Gehan, the late Ben, Willie, Irwin & Raja and of Chandra, Sita, Soma, Nimal, Rani and Shirley. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour after service at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 1st February, burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). 017479 

GUNASEKERA - TITUS DIAS - Beloved husband of Janaki, loving father of Saroja & Dupika, grandfather of Jess & Tom Stocker, Ethan & Giaan Campbell, father-in-law of Andy Goldi, Phillip Campbell (all of Australia), son of the late Mr & Mrs P.D. Gunasekera and only son-in-law of the late Dr & Mrs A.D. Wijesena. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour on Sunday 1st February from 1 p.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on the same day for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m. 017515

NANAYAKKARA - MRS SANDHYA - Beloved wife of Rohana Uyangoda (Licensed Surveyor), eldest daughter of late Mr & Mrs Sam Nanayakkara of Palagahawatta, Baddegama, loving mother of Thakshila, Buddhi (Hemas), Dakshika (Union Assurance PLC), mother-in-law of Surandi, Thusitha (Sri Lanka Customs), expired. Cremation on 1st February 2015 (Sunday) at 5 p.m. at Dadalla General Cemetery. No. 160/1A, Sri Priyaratana Mw., Bope, Galle (Near Hathara Devalaya). 017438 

PROFESSOR MALKANTHI SRIYANI CHANDRASEKERA (nee BALASURIYA) - (Senior Professor of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Member, University Grants Commission, Past Pupil of Visakha Vidyalaya - Colombo) - Beloved mother of Dr. Deepthika, mother-in-law of Kalpani, passed away. Cortege leaves residence on Monday, February 2nd at 3.00 p.m. to be conveyed to the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya for public respect. The remains will leave for burial at 6.30 p.m. at the Buddhist Section of the Mahaiyawa Cemetery. No. 17/7, University Square, Dangolla, Kandy. 017518

WIGNARAJAH (WIGI) - RAJARATNAM - Beloved husband of Vajira, loving father of Dharshan, Praveen and Jiten, brother of Dharmarajah (formerly of Lever Brothers, Malaysia), Devi (wife of late Dr. C. Sivagnanam, London) Gowri (Mrs. R. Poopalasingham, Brisbane) and Dr. Skantharajah (Modesto, USA), passed away in Brixton, United Kingdom on 25th December and cremated at Crydon Crematorium on 6th January, 2015. Email : [email protected]. 016815 

WITHARANA ASHOK RANJAN (Additional General Manager, National Lotteries Board), son of the late Dharmasena and Muriel, beloved brother of the late Gamini and of Malkanthi, Kamal (Australia), Roshini (Australia) and Sudantha, brother-in-law of Gamini Perera (Australia) and Sisira Lankapura (Australia). Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 1st February 2015 at 3.00 p.m. for Cremation at Beddegana Cemetery. 326/2, Pita Kotte, Kotte. 014375


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