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Sunday, 22 March 2015





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Death Acknowledgements

FERNANDO - PROF. J.N.O. - The family of the late Prof. JNO Fernando wish to express their deep appreciation to all those who sent messages of condolence, floral tributes, upheld us in their prayers, and who offered such great support and comfort during our bereavement. A special thanks to the staff and students of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, the College of Chemical Sciences, the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, the Open University and the University of Colombo, the Royal Society of Chemistry (Sri Lanka Section), the Sri Lanka Standards Institution, the Organization of Professional Associations, the Board of Management of Kithusevana, the Factors Association, and the Warden and staff of S. Thomasí College, Mount Lavinia. We would also like to express our sincere thanks to Bishop Dhiloraj Canagasabey, the clergy of the Church of Ceylon, and the Wardens and choir of Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa. We regret our inability to thank everyone individually. 044022 

UDAWATTE - The family members of late Rtd. DIG JAYASRI UDAWATTE, wish to sincerely thank Rev. Thiniyawala Palitha Thero and all the religious leaders, the IGP and the entire Police Department, President of the retired Senior Police Officers Union and all the members, all the Officers of Police Welfare and the Police Band, all the doctors and staff at the Police Hospital, relatives and friends who attended the funeral, sent floral tributes, messages of condolence and spent time with them to share their grief during the period of bereavement. We regeret very much our inability to thank everyone individually. 044401


DAYARATNE - LEELA - (Retired Deputy Principal of Central College, Matugama). Beloved wife of late W.M. Dayaratne (Attorney-at-Law), loving mother of Vasukie, Chandrika, Thushani and Viraj, loving mother-in-law of Ajith Abeygunasekera, Jehan Samarasinghe and Sulani, loving grandmother of Manil, Gimhani, Dhanushka, Mehan, Sandeep and Menash, expired on 14/03/2015 and was cremated on 15/03/2015 at the Kohuwala General Cemetery after private funeral according to her last wishes. 296, Agalawatta Road, Matugama. 044315 

DE SILVA, DESHAMANYA R.K. CHANDRANANDA (former Commissioner of Elections, Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Advisor to the President). Dearly beloved husband of Dayani, precious father of Kumari, and Dushantha, loving father-in-law of Gunendra Sellahewa and Lumbini Bandularatna, doting grandfather of Dinuvi, Jithula, Luthara and Thineth, loving brother of Yasoma, Deshabandu, Prasad, Sarathchandra, Kumudini and Soshali, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence at 4.45 p.m. No.1, Rajagiriya Udyana, Nawala Rd, Rajagiriya on Monday, 23rd March for cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte. Crematorium at 5.30 p.m. 046488 

DHARMASENA - ILISHA - Beloved husband of Pavithra Dhananjani, father of Akarsha, son of Dharmasena Rassapana and Ishani Hettiarachchi, son-in-law of Palitha and Dilum Aponso, brother of Iresha, Oshadi, brother-in-law of Harsha, Aminda, Praveen, Sandun and Sachitra, uncle of Amasha, Akash, Anishka, Akansha, Senior Engineer of Air Bus Company, England Mr. Ilisha Dharmasena, expired. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. Dharmasena Rassapana, No. 233/21, Bank Hill Garden, Pahalawela Road, Pelawatta, Battaramulla. 046271 

FERNANDO - GEORGE - Beloved husband of Maureen (Flavia), father of Shiral, Tania (Australia), father-in-law of Darine, Stewart (Australia), grandfather of Shenal, Shenaya, Danielle and Ethan. Remains lie at A.F. Raymondís Funearl Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday on 22nd March 2015 at 4.15 p.m. for burial at Kanatte (General Christian Section). 046350 

JAYATILAKA - SUNALINI - Wife of Dr. Ayal Jayatilaka, former Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Moratuwa, mother of Suvina Town, and Dr. Christopher Town, University of Cambridge, daughter of Ronnie de Mel, former Minister of Finance and Planning, and the late Mrs. Mallika de Mel, Member of Parliament, passed away in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, 19 March after a short illness and was cremated there in accordance with her wishes. This is for the information of all her friends and relations in Sri Lanka. 045431 

LIYANAGE - KAVINDRA (Secretary - Tournament Committee, Sri Lanka Cricket) - Beloved son of late Titus Peter and late Sangamitta, loving husband of Sriya, loving father of Avishka (NTB) and Charini (HSBC), beloved father-in-law of Dumendra (NTB), loving brother of Geetha, Shirani, Gamini (Australia), Kanthi, late Sunil, late Udaya and Shammi (Sithara). Remains lie at 480/7, Homagama Rd, Athurugiriya. Cortege leaves residence on Monday, 23rd March 2015, for cremation at 5 p.m. at General Cemetery, Borella. 046505 

MILROY PERERA (Archt.) - Husband of Lakshmi (nee Kalubowila), father of Arosha, Peroja and Himansu, father-in-law of Sonali and Amaya, brother of Indrani, Letitia, the late Mervyn, Patricia, Sunethra and Shirani, brother-in-law of Walter, Nimal, late Ruckie, late Koo, Sarath, Shanthi, Ananda and Indrani, grandfather of Aanya, Tarik, Chetan and Aarja, passed away peacefully on Friday the 20th of March and was cremated on the same day according to his wishes. 046500 

PERERA - (Mrs.) CHANDRA - Formerly Central Bank. Beloved wife of the late Mahinda Perera, mother of Kalika (Canada), Samanga and Nalika (Italy), mother-in-law of Preethika (Canada) and Chandrika, expired. Cortege leaves residence 95/2, Subadrarama Road, Nugegoda at 4.00 p.m. Monday 23rd for cremation at Kohuwala cemetery. 046495 

RAJARATNE - RITA PREMALATHA (Dotty) nee DE SILVA. Dearly beloved wife of the late W. Don Henry Wilfred, loving mother of Mahes (Bandula), Nelun Savithri, Prasanna, Nimmi, Amitha, Shoba (Indira), and Rohitha, loving mother-in-law of Harshanie, late Dan Wickrema, Devika (Angela), Palitha (Rohan), Asoka, Sesha, loving grandmother of Shaminda, Charith, Udana, Eranga, Heshan, Samalka, Rumal, Channa, Senura, Lakna, Radini, Suveen, Ashley and Clyde, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 27, Wariyapola Sri Sumangala Mawatha, Asgiriya, Kandy at 5.30 p.m. for Cremation at Mahaiyawa General Cemetery at 6.30 p.m. on Sunday, 22nd March 2015. No flowers by request. 046400 

RICHARDS - JAMES MANOHARAN (MANO / JAMMY) - Dearly beloved husband of Charmaine, loving son of the late Jimmy & Sundari Richards, son-in-law of Rosarie De Silva and the late John De Silva, beloved brother of Mahesan & Selvaranee, Jayanthi and Kingsley and the late Ratnesan (Koli) and Vasanthi. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour from 8.30 a.m. on 22nd March 2015. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 3.30 p.m. on the same day for cremation at 4 p.m. at the Borella General Cemetery. Service will be held at 3 p.m. 046503 

SANTHIRASEGARAM - DOCTOR ERAMPOO - (Medical Officer MOH, Kalpitiya) passed away on 19.3.15. He is the eldest son of Dr. Kandiah Erampoo and Mrs. T. Erampoo. He is the loving brother of Doctor E. Rajasegaram, (Consultant Surgeon Kalutara) and Mr. E. Kugasegaram, (RDA Vavuniya). He is the brother-in-law of Dr. Mrs. Kavitha Rajasegaram. His remains lie at Jayaratna Parlour, Borella from Saturday and Cremation will be on Sunday 22.03.2015 at 12.30 p.m. 046312 

WEEERARATNE - DAWN (Nee QUYN) - Beloved wife of Luke, precious mother of Michelle Weeraratne (Australia) and Rozana Silva (Central Hospital), mother-in-law of Jayantha Silva, adored grandmother of Mikelly Silva, beloved sister of the late Brinsley Quyn, the late Therese Quyn and Arlene Rao. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from Saturday 21st March 2015 from 8 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday the 22nd of March 2015, after Service at 4.30 p.m. for burial at the General Cemetery Borella. (Roman Catholic Section). 046248


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