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Sunday, 17 May 2015





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DAVY - CARLYLE LYNWOOD - (Safe in the Arms of Jesus). The family of late Carlyle Davy wishes to express their deep gratitude & appreciation to all those messages of condolence, floral tributes, upheld us in their prayers & offered great support to us in the hour of our bereavement. A special thanks to Rev: Frealy Mutukuduarachchi - (Parish Priest St. Mary’s Church, Dehiwela), Rev. Fr. Thilina Geeth - (Asst. Parish Priest St. Mary’s Church, Dehiwela), Rev. Charlie Jansz, Rev. Roshan Mendis, Managing Director, Senior Management Staff - Universal Freighters (Pvt.) Ltd, the Directors & Staff of Kids World International, the Management and Staff of John Keells Office Automoation Staff, Green Lanka Shipping, Directors of A.M. Rahim & Co. Ltd, other companies & organizations, we sincerely thank all cousins, friends in Sri Lanka & overseas for their valuable assistance. We regret our inability to thank everyone individually. Melanie (Wife), Doreen (Mother), Cavin & Davnel (Brothers), Rochelle Pietersz (Sister), brothers-in-law Darrell (Australia), Trevor, Roger & Jeffrey Koch (Australia) & Adrian Pietersz, sisters-in-law Sandra, Rozanna & Rosita, Ronella (Niece) & Alan (Nephew).          072827


BASTIAMPILLAI - KUMAR. Dearly beloved husband of Sushe, son of late Victor and Ida Bastiampillai, son-in-law of the late Llewellyn and Beatrice Chandraratne, brother of Angela, Rajini, Lakshmi, Lakshman and Kumari, passed away peacefully in the UK on 7th May 2015 after a brief illness. Funeral Mass on 18th of May at 10.00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, West Crydon CRO 2AR.       071200 

DAULAGALA NIMAL (Retired Police Inspector). Beloved husband of Mrs. G. Daulagala (retired teacher), beloved father of Nilmini (Staff, Sri Rahula College, Katugastota) and Athula (Special Task Force), father-in-law of Anura Abeykoon (Ex. Planter J.E.D.B) and Priyadharshani (Staff Open University of Sri Lanka, Kandy Regional Centre), much loved grandfather of Rakkitha, Nimesha, Dinuka and Akila, expired, Cremation on Sunday 17th May at Mahaiyawa, Kandy at 4.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. 3/38, Anniewatha, Kandy.          073522 

DE CROOS - RUBIN - GEORGE. Retired Regional Administrative Officer, Postal Department. Dearly beloved husband of late Martha, loving father of Manoj, Head Architecture and Landscaping, Airport and Aviation Services Sri Lanka Ltd., father-in-law of Dhammika, Chartered Architect, Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau, grandfather of Mineli (Ave Maria Convent), Mineth (Maris Stella College), brother of late Henrietta, Joseph, Benita and of Felicia, passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves Western Florists Funeral Parlour, Negombo at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 17th May 2015, for burial at the Bharatha Cemetery, Negombo.             073667  

DHARMAKAN - BERNARD BLAISE (Bobby) - Called to rest in the arms of Jesus on May 15th. Beloved husband of the late Philomena, loving father and father-in-law of Charmaine and Gerard Tharumalingam (Canada), Dr. Christabel and Dr. Gianni Gentile (Venice) and Dr. Therese and Dr. Gino Pistilli (Venice), precious grandfather of Ramesh, Vignesh and Naresh (Canada), Arianna and David (Venice), brother and brother-in-law of the late Francis and Clara, Christy and late Grace, late Reggie and Charlotte, Alphonso and Benita, Rani and Capt. Delano Perera, Catherine, Stephen, Capt. Derrick and Anna, late Liguori and Merle Joseph (Canada), Clare Joseph, Albert and Damayanthi Joseph (Australia), loving uncle of Bernie (USA), Rohan, Tanuja, Ravi, Niranjan, Drushan, MaryLou, Adrian (Canada), Roshan (Australia) and Michael (Australia). Funeral mass will be at Santa Maria del Rosario - Gesuati Church, Venice, on 18th May 2015 at 11 a.m. followed by burial at San Michele Cemetery in Venice. Email: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected].         073759

FAZEEL - SITHY HONEYA SAKKAF FAZEEL. - Loved daughter of late A S H M Najmadeen and late Sithy Ayesha Najmadeen, daughter-in-law of late Hafiz SLM Fazeel and Ayeshathull Kubra, beloved wife of late Sakkaf Fazeel (Postmaster, GPO), loving mother of Zalmi (Jeddah) and Zahra, mother-in-law of Maryam Hussain Barrie and Haniffa Sheriff, much loved grandmother of Ajmal and Zainab, Almaz and Nuha, and Ahmed, loving great grandmother of Anam Layana, loved sister of Fauzee (Australia), Halima (Australia), Farook and late Iqbal, sister-in-law of Evelyn, late Samy, Fayroza and Roushan and the late Fakhir and Hatoon, late Mohideen, late Arifathul Hidaya Mohideen, late Zuhaira Marzook, Saheela Aziz, Relaya Uwais, Sithy Rahima Naseerdeen, Badiriya Khalid, Shadul Malahira Fathullah and Zeena, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2015. Janaza took place after Asr on the same day at Dehiwela Muslim Burial Ground. 1A, Boswell Place, Colombo 6.            073327 

FERNANDO - FELICIA - Beloved wife of late Stanley Fernando, loving mother of Romesh (Grant Advertising), Suresh (University of Wollongong, Australia), Trinesh (Dialog), Hemesh (E-Wis Group), Nimesh (Seylan Bank), beloved mother-in-law of Chandrika, Shamika (University of Wollongong, Australia), Jasmine, Shamini and Samanthika, beloved daughter of late Benjamin and Mildred De Silva (Milben Koralawella, Moratuwa), loving sister of Anthony (Canada), late Susima and Joseph, loving sister-in-law of late Anton Fernando, Iris Mendis and Annesley Fernando, loving grandmother of Roshenka, Malinkar, Shenal, Sheara, Kavinka, Senaya, Nethaka, Shamesh, Hamesh, Samuel and Daniel. Cortege leaves residence 15/4, Model Town Avenue, Katubedda at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 17th May 2015 for Service at the Queen of Angels Church, Rawathawatte, Katubedda and thereafter burial at the Church Burial Grounds.             073613 

FERNANDO - INDRANI (nee DE SILVA). - The death occurred to KAMALA INDRANI FERNANDO (Inland Revenue). Beloved wife of T. Learny Fernando (Land Settlement Department), mother of Chandrika, Pradeep and Manoj, mother-in-law of Saman Weerasuriya, Jayathri and Nayana, grandmother of Manuja, Senali and Rehan, sister of late Rupa, Lakshmi and Dheerasiri, sister of Sujatha, sister-in-law of late Mervyn Fernando (Customs), Thursey, Leslie and Dudley, sister-in-law of Badra, Shirley, Early, Morris and Sujatha. Funeral on Sunday 17th May at Rawathawatta Crematorium at 5.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence No. 12, C Centre Road, off Gunawardanarama Rd, Koralawella, Moratuwa at 4.00 p.m.           073659 

GUNASEKARA - DR. MERVYN PRIYANANDA - (Managing Director - LAN Management Services). Beloved husband of Rupa Gunasekara (Former Manageress, Bank of Ceylon), loving father of Ramal, son of late Manual Gunasekara and Kamalawathie, brother of Beatrice, Gamini, Samanthi, passed away. Funeral will take place at 5.00 p.m. on Monday the 18th May 2015, at Thalahena General Cemetery. 416/1, Athurugiriya Road, Malabe.             072751 

HEYNSBERGH - EMIL (guitar legend) - Loving son of the late Collin and Phoebe Heynsbergh, beloved husband of Noeline (Morla), loving father of Michelle, David & Frederick (Freddie),, father-in-law of Robin Marianayagam, Sheila and Keziah, precious grandfather of Jason, Sarah, Ethan, Phoebe, Hayley & Khloe, beloved brother of Ernesta Stephen, son-in-law of the late Cyril Fernando & Bella, brother-in-law of Anthony, late Marmion & Laticia, Hilton & Rani, Russell, Stanmore & Barbara, Crystal & Mahinda, Allan & Mallika, Franky & the late Loretta, June & Numan, Rosie & Rangan. Funeral service will take place at Mahinda Funeral Parlour on Sunday, 17th May 2015 at 4.00 p.m., thereafter for burial at Galkissa Cemetery.       073743

IRIYAGOLLE INDRANI - (Nee JAYASINGHE). Retired Teacher and active Social Worker. Loving wife of late Gamini, beloved mother of Nayanee and Rohan, sister of late Kingsley, Stanley, Nalini, Iranganie and Rukmani, mother-in-law of Professor Ravi and Priyanka, darling archchie of Arun, Ruwan, Rahul and Varun. Cortege leaves residence 72, Old Nawala Road, off Araliya Gardens, Nawala on Sunday 17th May at 5.15 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 6 p.m.               073657 

SAMARASINGHE - GERRY - Darling husband of Sujeewa, devoted father of Nadine, loving brother of Hilton, Peter, Tony, Anoja, Sunitha, Joseph, Carmel, Ann, Angela, Martin, Tamara, Farah, Civantha, Zulfi and Sukanthi, loving son of late Wenceslaus and late Blanche Samarasinghe, beloved son-in-law of Margie Gunasekera and late Vernon Gunasekera, loving brother-in-law of Lilamani and Niranjala, passed away on 16th May 2015. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from Sunday 17th May. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Monday 18th May at 3.00 p.m. for burial at Jawatte Cemetery.              073685

SENEVIRATNE - HARISON Retired Lance Corporal (SLIMI). Beloved father of Anusha Seneviratne, father-in-law of Harsha Kariyapperuma, grandfather of Pamith, Nelith, Yomith Kariyapperuma (Australia), brother of Doreen (Australia), Percy, late Lionel & Kingsley Seneviratne, brother-in-law of Kalyani, Srimathi, Padma Seneviratne. Funeral is at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cremation will take place at Borella Cemetery on Sunday the 17th May at 5.30 p.m.          073663 

SILVA - LESLIE (formerly of Dept. of Examinations and National Dangerous Drugs Control Board), safe in the Arms of Jesus - Beloved husband of late Kanthi Silva, loving father of Lakshani, Lakshena, Laksitha (HNB-Delma Exchange - Dubai), Lakdeep (Attorney-at-Law), Dimithri and Lakneesha, father-in-law of loving Vibodha, Sriyantha, Ayesha, Ahinsa and Aruna, grandfather of Lakprabha, Vishrutha, Hithesh, Shakya, Seshadi, Ashara, Ashala and Aaron, loving son of late William Silva and of Catherine Silva, loving brother of late Shelton, Margret, late Denzil, Tulet, Rev. Sonny and late Malini, expired on 16th May. Cortege leaves residence No. 17, “Laksha”, St Anthony’s Road, Kadalana, Moratuwa on Monday 18th May at 4.30 p.m. for Service at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa and thereafter for Burial at Church Cemetery.                 073757

WANIGESINGHE - ANTON - (Germany). Old boy of St. Anthoney’s College, Katugastota, Kandy, expired on 14.05.2015. Beloved husband of Margret, loving father of Jai, father-in-law of Sujatha, loving son of late Mr & Mrs. Clement & Florance Wanigesinghe of Watapuluwa, Kandy, loving brother of (late) Felix, (late) Stanley, Tommy, Briendley and Sister Minette, brother-in-law of (late) Maline, (late) Joy, Roshni, Karin, loving nieces and nephews. Ashes would be brought to Sri Lanka accordingly. Funeral arrangements would be notified later. 55, Jaya Mawatha, Watapuluwa, H/S, Kandy. 071-3004080.              072398 

WICKREMASURIYA (Nee FERNANDO), HELEN MAVIS MANEL SABINA. - The death occurred in Canada on April 21st 2015, of Mavis. She was the daughter of the late M.R.E. and Rita Fernando of Chilaw, beloved wife of the late Callistus Ambrose Wickremasuriya, loving mother of Rohitha, Rohan and Romesh, mother-in-law of Sunila and Sharon, much loved grandmother of Desandra, Gavin, Ashton and Kayton, sister of Ranjan Fernando and the late Susantha Fernando, sister-in-law of Anoma. Her mortal remains were laid to rest on May 16th at Queens Park Cemetery. 340, Queensland Drive SE Calgary T2J 4G5, Alberta, Canada.        073110

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