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Sunday, 15 February 2015





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
Death Acknowledgements

Death of OLGA WIJESINGHE NANAYAKKARA 06th Feb. 2015. Daughter Sheranthi, son Shehan, sister Yvonne, brother Nihal, brother-in-law Prof. Ivan, daughter-in-law Shereen, granddaughters Sara, Sasha, Sonya, grandsons Vimukthi, Sharith, grand son-in-law Gayantha, grand daughter-in-law Dinushe, and great granddaughter Senuki, thank all who attended the funeral and gave the floral tributes and support. No. 23, Dewala Lane, Nugegoda. 021977 

FERNANDO - M. HAROLD - of 23, R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 05. We members of the family of late Harold Fernando extend our sincere appreciations to the Mahanayaka Theros and Buddhist Clergy Dharmapalaramaya, Vajiraramaya, Meththaramaya, Asokaramaya and Isipathanaramaya, relations, friends, neighbours, Dr. Ruwan Ekanayake, Prof. Ranjani Gamage, Dr. N.R.M. Nazar and Chairman and the staff of State Pharmaceutical Corporation condole with us during our recent bereavement. Your presence, assistance and messages, sympathy were our strength and the numerous help extended to us. Thank you. Kamala - loving wife, Maneesha - loving son, Lakshitha - loving daughter and Herbert loving brother UK. 022259


AMBEPITIYA - K. ROSLIND. (Retired Teacher Samudradevi Balika Vidyalaya). Beloved wife of the late Martin Ambepitiya, mother of Dr Gunasiri (U.K.), Srimathie, Chandrani (CECB), Indrani (Census and Statistics), loving mother-in-law of Dr Ratna, the late Palitha Muthukude, Avanthi (EML), Ranjith Perera, (Civil Aviation Authority), loving grandmother of Roshanie, Thilina, Vishadi, Pasan, Praneeth, Dineth, Pathum. Cortege leaves residence 96/21, Old Kesbewa Road, Kottunuwatte Lane, Nugegoda. Cremation on 16th Monday at 3.00 p.m. Kohuwala Cemetery. 025280 

BASTIAMPILLAI - MRS VICTORINE (BABO). Beloved wife of the late A.T. Bastiampillai, precious mother of Rani (Australia), Donald (Canada), Indrani, Constantine (Attorney-at-Law), Selvi (Canada), Godfrey (Canada), Milroy (Canada), Valentine (Canada), Shirley (USA) and Jeya, beloved mother-in-law of George Rajadurai (Australia), Hyacinth (Canada), the late Dr R.S. John, Vintha, Reginald Varuna (Canada), Christine (Canada), Gowri (Canada), Yasmin (Canada) and Chandrashekar (Dundy Traders), darling grandmother of Brian and Dilini, Anusha and Dilen, Sean, Shane, Denver, Rohan and Fiona, Roshita and Rajeev, the late Roshani, Deshan and Priya, Dinusha, Clinton and Janine, Tina and Kris, Gavin and Giri, Trevin, Damien, Ashan, Aaron and Karoline, Ashley, Alicia, Ashwin, Shatheep, Dilon, Darian, Randhy and Danika, beloved great-grandmother of Bradley, Kevin, Calvin, Shevon, Avril, Jonathan, Jayden, Alvin and Jayvin, expired. Cortege leaves No. 170, Aweriwatte Road, Wattala at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 15th February 2015 for burial at St. Anne’s, Wattala Cemetery. 025142 

GAFFAR - N.M.M. ABDUL - Dearly beloved husband of Rozanna (Amina), affectionate son of the late Mohamed Noor, Mohamed & Zubaida Abdullah, loving son-in-law of the late T. Hameem & Queeni Jamdeen, loving brother of Sattar, Kathija, Najuma, Sakina, Banu & Babu, brother-in-law of Jameela, Hussain, Rafeeq, Sha, Rinosa, Shamsheer, Fazina, Ferual, Ameer, Canisha & Rizvi (UK), Soraya (UK), Inthicab (Jeddah) & Zahira. Janaza took place on February 13th 2015 at Maligawatte Muslim Burial Grounds. 025531 

GARNIER - All that is mortal of JOHN WILLIAM MARCELLUS (Jem), (formerly of Lake House), beloved husband of late Carol, loving father of Romayne and Rebecca, father-in-law of Mark Perera, loving grandfather of Nadine Samerwickreme, darling papa of Saaj and Jace, brother of the late Isabel, Myrtle, Thelma, Gladys, Gladwyn, Eardley and of Jean, was laid to rest on Wednesday 4th February 2015 at the General Cemetery, Kanatte. 61, St. Ritas Road, Mount Lavinia. 020875 

GOMES - CHANDRA KAMALAWATHI - Beloved wife of late Mr. Somapala Gomes (Retired Engine Driver), loving mother of Upali (late), Asoka, Nirmala, Nihal, Mala, Priyantha (USA), Chandani (UK), expired. Funeral will take place on Monday, 16th February, at 5 p.m. at Borella Cemetery. 32/4, Sapumal Place, Rajagiriya. 025516 

GOONETILLEKE - Dr. A.S. RAJA - (Gompa) of Diddeniya Padukka. Husband of Lilamani died peacefully and cremated on 30.01.2015 according to his wishes. 020806 

GUNASEKERA - EURIL ELIZABATH ABEYWARDENA - (Nee WIJESEKERA) at Rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Winnie Gunasekera, mother of Anthony, Shyamalie, Sherine and Shalini, mother-in-law of Indrani, Jude, Sanjaya and Eugene, sister of Bernadine, Winifrida, late Cyril, Sylvan, Ranjith, Tudor and Melani. Cortege leves residence 762/10, Mercyland Gardens, Mattumagala, Ragama on Sunday 15 February at 4.00 p.m. Burial at St. Mary’s Church, Mabola. 025517 

HATHY KADIJAH MARLIYA - Beloved daughter of the late D.L.M. Mohamed and late Sithy Zanooba, beloved wife of late M. Cassim M. Hathy, daughter-in-law of late A.R.M. Hathy and late Ummu Zohana, loving mother of Shezmina Mahmud, mother-in-law of J. Tariq Mahmud (President National Shoora Council), loving grandmother of Abdullah and Shameera (Australia), Omar, Zainab and Nuzhan (UK) and Ahmed Imaadudin, great grandmother of Sulaiman (UK) and Zulaikha (Australia), loving sister of late Fawzee, late Saydee, Alavi and Sithy Nawaz, sister-in-law of M.E.M. Nawaz, beloved aunt of Riza (Australia), Ruzni, Rozan (KSA), Firaz and Nusreth, passed away on Tuesday 13th January 2015. Janaza took place on same day at Maligawatte Muslim Burial Ground. 021039 

JEYARAJ - CONSTANCE LEELA (Retired Teacher Ladies’ College Colombo) Beloved sister of late Edwin Jeyaraj, late Kamala Isaac and late Ruby DHAS Cremation took place on 1st December 2014. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held on Saturday 21st February at 10a.m. at the Ladies College Chapel Colombo. 023049 

KAPPAGODA, CHULANI TISSA Died on 28th January 2015. Dr. Tissa Kappagoda, Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of California, Davis, died on January 28, 2015 in Sacramento, California. Beloved husband of Mary, father of Manel and Shanthi, grandfather of Luna, Ruby and Willow. Funeral and cremation took place in Sacramento on February 2, 2015. Public celebration of Tissa’s life will take place on March 28, 2015 in Davis, California. Email: [email protected]. 023055 

RASATHURAI -S. Retired Post Master, Sri Lanka. Beloved husband of late Rajapoopathy; beloved father of Suresh (Boston), Romesh (Toronto), Dhiresh (Oslo) and late Naresh; father-in-law of Anpuchchelvi, Thanusha, Soundary and Shamini; grandfather of Suvithan, Vithuli, Dhushica, Kishan, Kirthiga, Gajanan, Gobigan and Aysha, passed away on Friday January 23rd, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. Cremation took place on Tuesday January 27th at Canada. Informant: Suresh, 183, Sanborn Lane, Reading MA 01867, USA. 021324 

RODRIGO HETTIARACHCHIGE ANTHONY JOSEPH - Dearly beloved husband of late Rachel Winifred nee Walles, dearly beloved father of Sandra, father-in-law of Gamini Bandaranayake, most beloved grandfather (Joe Papa) of Ranil, Shane, Michael, grandfather-in-law of Shalini, son of late Manuel and Grace Rodrigo, dearly beloved brother of Cecie, late Fr. Francis OMI, Ernest, Stella, Flo, Noeline, Margie, Reginald, Matilda and Christie, passed away peacefully into his new eternal life on 12 February 2015. A celebration of his life will be held at Pope John XX111 English parish Geneva, Switzerland on Monday 16th February at 12.30 p.m. 6 Route de Begnins 1196 Gland, Switzerland. 024447 

SEBASTIAN - RITA RATHY (Rathy Teacher) - (Retired Teacher St. Xavier’s Boys National School, Mannar). Beloved wife of Mr. Anton Sebastian, loving daughter of late Mr. Mrs. Pillupupillai, Rajanayagam, loving daughter-in-law of late Mr & Mrs George Sebastian, darling mother of Saadthana, Kanchana, George, Lukshana, loving mother-in-law of Rohindra, Rohan, Jenny Indrarajan, darling grandmother of Joseph, Jerom Hailey, Chelsy, Joshua, Manoah, loving sister-in-law of Carmini, Mallika, Savithri, Selvanathan, Mercy Jacintha, Dudley, Cecil, Ananthy and late Christy Raju, Rohini and Rex, expired on 14/02/2015. Remains lie at Jayaratne Parlour, Borella. Viewing on Sunday 15.02.2015 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cortege leaves Parlour for cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte on Sunday 15th February at 4.30 p.m. Contact No. 077-4986747, 077-4018074. 025470 

SILVA - RANGA (30) (Ananda College - Colombo 10, 2003 Batch). Beloved son of P.I.A. Silva (Retired Irrigation Engineer) & Ruby De Alwis, beloved brother of Viraj Silva - (U.K.), Rangika Koralage (Dialog), loving brother-in-law of Anoushka (UK), Lalitha Koralage (Dialog), passed away on 13th February. Cortege leaves 550/G, Library Road, Eldeniya, Kadawatha at 5.30 p.m. on Sunday 15th. Cremation at Eldeniya Public Cemetery at 6.30 p.m. 025232 

WEERASURIYA - JINASOMA (Retd. CAS, CL-1) - Beloved husband of Harindrani (Retd. Teacher, Royal College), loving father of Pramoda (Metropolitan), Lavanya (Urban Development Authority), Sudhanshu (UK), loving father-in-law of Susith Mendis (USA), Saman Dinendra (Ports Authority), Darshini (UK), loving grandfather of Medini, Narmada, Lasith, Kaveesha & Raveesha, expired. Cremation at Kirulapone Cemetery on February 16th 2015 at 4 p.m. Cortege leaves at 3.15 p.m. 43/80, Poorvarama Mawatha, Colombo-5. 025534


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