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Sunday, 12 July 2015





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ASOKA LIONEL (LENNIE) ODRIS - The family of late Asoka Lionel (Lennie) Odris thanks the Maha Sangha who attended the funeral and conducted religious rites, friends and relations who attended the funeral and helped us in numerous ways and stood by us in our grief. Regret our inability to thank individually. Sirimali (Wife), Dilani (daughter), Malinda (Son), Asuntha (Son-in-law) and Dulshani (daughter-in-law). 641, “Lomond”, Kandy Road, Kelaniya. 106178 

SITHY MARIYAM - Beloved wife of Marhoom A.C.M. Thawfeek of Kahatapitiya, Gampola, daughter of Marhoom Mohamed Ali and Marhooma Aiysha Nachiyar of Weweldeniya, Warakapola, sister of Marhoom Alhaj M.A.M. Abulhassan of Warakapola and Marhooma Kadija of Negombo, passed away on 28th July. Inna Lillahi Wainna Ilaihi Raajioon. Janaza took place same day at Gate Mosque, Gampola. Ya Allah forgive her, have mercy on her and enter her to Jannathul Firdouse - Ameen. Much loved mother of Haneema, Fahmy, Zarina, Safeena, Fazil, Mareena and Shafeeka, mother-in-law of Marhoom Fuardeen Hassim, Rajudeen, Iqbal, Rizvi, Zaina and Zakiya, loving grandmother of Naleefa, Athif, Kareema, Adhil, Aiysha, Ameena, Saleema, Sajida, Farazy, Shahim, Atheeka, Safra and Arshad. We thank all relatives, friends, well wishers who shared their condolence and helped us in many ways during her illness and at Janaza. We regret our inability to thank each one individually and apologize to those who could not be informed. 105971 

THIYAGARAJAH - GANARAJAH - Former General Manager of Coconut Cultivation Board, Sri Lanka. Beloved husband of Geni Moon, loving father of Sanjeev, Shashi and Anusha (Manju), loving grandfather of Joshua, Alec, Nadia and Luna, loving brother of late Pushparanee, late Wignarajah and Selvaranee. Celebration of life to be notified at a later date. No.07, Club Court, Dingley Village VIC 3172 Australia. Telephone 0061395511401, 0061402670178. 103424


BASTIANS - THERESE DECIMA (nee SINNATAMBY), mother and mother-in-law of Ranjan and Thusara, Judith and Mohan, Decima and Bhasky, fondly remembered by grandchildren and great grandchildren, passed away peacefully in Queensland, Australia on the 07th of July 2015. 0332276555/ 011-2770152/ 0777-499172. 105566 

BOLLING - DOROTHY - passed away on 10th July 2015. She is the sister of late Anne Saverimuttu, Margaret Bolling, Anna & Joyce Bartholomeusz, Doreen Phillip, Elizabeth Don, late Reginald Bolling, Jennifer Ersson, George & Ronald Bolling. Funeral took place at Borella Cemetery on 11th July. 144/11, Alwis Town Road, Hendala, Wattala. Tel: 0112932913. 106151 

KARUNARATNE - MRS. RUKMANI - Beloved wife of Tissa Karunaratna, (Attorney-at-Law, Gampaha), loving mother of Yuraji and Vishmi, mother-in-law of Dhammika Attygalle, grandmother of Keminda and Dumminda, passed away peacefully. Cremation at Weliweriya Public Cemetery Sunday 12th at 4 p.m. Cortege leaves residence 180, Yakkala Road, Bandarawatta, Gampaha at 3.30 p.m. 105598 

KOELMEYER - KINGSLEY OLIVER - Beloved husband of Moreen (Bunty), father of Janette and Jan, grandfather of Siobhan, Sharon, Hamish, Rachel and Candice, passed away on 2nd July 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. 104148 

KULATHILAKA - W A DE SILVA - Beloved husband of Chandrakanthi, loving father of Kanjula (Ever Bloom Montessori), Dr. Thusitha (Australia), Tissa (Australia), loving father-in-law of Kasun, Rasangi, Anjali, loving grandfather of Harine, Rasith, Eshan, Jineth, beloved brother of Burnard, Garvin, Ivan, Kassapa, Daisy, Victor, Buwanaka, Gnana, Bula, Sirimathi (late), Laton, Sumanapala, Loid, Olga, Wimala, Daya, Derick, expired. Cortege leaves residence 410/83, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7 for cremation at Borella Cemetery on Sunday 12th July 2015. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. 104785 

PERERA - BERTHA (Retired Teacher) - Beloved wife of late Cyril Thomas Perera, loving mother of Delrine Goonasekera and Antoinette Perera, mother-in-law of late Upali Goonasekera and John Perera, dearly beloved Aachi Baba of Shalini, Shanaka, Nishantha, Dharshana, Dinushka, Lucky, Jeewani and Rochelle, sister of late Rachael, Herbert and Rene. Cortege leaves residence No. 38, Yovun Mawatha, Bellanwila, Boralesgamuwa on Monday 13th July 2015 at 3.30 p.m. for interment at cemetery. 106201

PERERA - BASIL ANTHONY - Dearly beloved husband of late Dolly, loving dad of Errol (Australia), Sherine (Nawaloka Hospitals), Myron & Sharon (UK), father-in-law of Marina (Australia), Rene, Heather & Darrol (UK), much loved papa of Avon & Sandrine (Australia), Shawn (Rezgateway), Byron & Alyssa (UK). Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from Sunday 12th July from 10 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Tuesday 14th July at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (R.C. Section). 106150 

PERERA - JOHN PETER - Promoted to Glory. Loving husband of late Mrs. Mary Perera (nee Vethanayagam), loving father of Anne Jayasundara, Alex Perera, late Clement Perera and late Charles Perera, father-in-law of Neville Jayasundara (Pastor - Christian Fellowship Centre), Emy Perera and Ayomie Perera, grandfather of Enoch, Mark, Joel, Yohan & Ruth. Remains will lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia, from 2 p.m. on Sunday 12th July. Funeral service on Monday 13th July at 3.00 p.m. at the Parlour. Burial at 4.00 p.m. at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery, General Christian Section. 106173 

PERIS - ERIC - Beloved son of late Frederic Clarence Peris and late Winnifred Blossom Peris, beloved brother of Joy, late Clarence, Christopher, Teddy and Audrey, beloved cousin of Malini, June, Indranee, Ranjan, Nimal, Nelun, Manel, Nihal, Shiran, Anne, Stuart, Dianne, Keith and Namal, passed away on 9th July 2015. Remains lie at A F Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 13th July 2015 for burial at Borella Kanatte (Anglican Section).106192

PIERIS - IRENE - Daughter of late Gate Mudliyar Vincent and Mabel Senadhira and dearly beloved mother of Manel Seneviratna, Chitra Jayawardena, Rohan and Gamini Seneviratna, mother-in-law of Ushantha, Leng and Sandy, loving archchi of Ruwani and Juergen, Rajive and Emma, Vanessa and Cameron, Rochelle, Leah, Rebecca, Jessica and Joshua, loving loku archchi of Devin and Dean, sister of late Joe, late Therese, late Sextus, Adrian, Rita and late Pauline, sister-in-law of late Reggie, Irene, Wijekoon (Rat), late Godfry and Shereen, Irene, passed away peacefully in Melbourne, the funeral took place on 22nd of June 2015 in Melbourne. 102330 

PREMARATNE - MR WIMAL (Past President, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, Fellow of Institution of Mechanical Engineers UK, former Chairman of Sri Lanka Central Transport Board, former Visiting Lecturer University of Moratuwa), beloved husband of Kusuma, loving father and father-in-law of Damayanthi and Bhaji (Toronto), Ranji & Priyantha (Sydney), loving grandfather of Delanka (Toronto), Seshan & Ravindi (Sydney), brother of Dr. H.S. Premaratne and late Wimala Senaratne, brother-in-law of Harischandra & Dammika Senanayake, Cedric & late Thilaka Rajapakse, late Capt. Ananda Senaratne, late Swineetha Premaratne - remains lie at Mahinda Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. onwards on the 11th & 12th July. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mount Lavinia for cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery at 5 p.m. on Sunday the 12th. 105312 

SIVAGNANADASAN - MRS. PATHMAVATHY (retired Teacher of Urumpirai Hindu College and Hindu College, Colombo 4). Loving wife of the late Muthuthambi Sivagnanadasan, daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Subramanian of Urumpirai and daughter-in-law of the late Mr and Mrs Muthuthamby, loving mother of Vasanthan and Jeyanthan, mother-in-law of Priya and Vasuki, grandmother of Naren, Shehan, Rohini and Shalini, sister of late Alagaratnam, late Yogaratnam, late Gunaratnam, late Jayaratnam, Jayawathy, late Selvaratnam, late Saraswathy and Ambikawathy. Cortege leaves residence at 1, Redding Drive, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, UK for cremation at St. Marylebone Crematorium, East End Rd, East Finchley, London N2 ORZ, United Kingdom on Saturday 11th of July 2015 at 10 a.m. 106029 

WIMALSHANTHI - PIYAPEMA - (Retired Postmaster). Beloved husband of Mrs. Veronica Wimalshanthi, beloved father of Wipula Wimalshanthi (Airport and Aviation Services SL Ltd.) and Mrs. Udeni Obeysekera, beloved father-in-law of Mrs. Shyamalee Wimalshanthi and Mr. Cyril Obeysekera, beloved grandfather of late Harshula and Dinali, passed away on 10th July 2015. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella from Sunday 12th July 8 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 9.30 a.m. on 13th July to be handed over to Medical Faculty, Colombo. No flowers by request. Tel: 077-3047653. 106168 

XAVIER JACOB ANTHICK (96) - Loving husband of Mary Magdalene, everloving father of Genevieve (Assistant - High Commission of India - Kandy), Daphnie, Rajini, (late) Francis, Esther (Staff, Dalupotha Maha Vidyalaya), Dilanie, Anita, Christopher (Dubai), father-in-law of Christo Ceary (5 Star Enterprises - Katugstota), Amirthanathan, Sana, Maala, Donald, Samraj (Director, Vogue Texts), John (Peebee Industries), Ruth (Dubai), grandfather of Larrane (HSBC - Union Place), Tillina, Chrispin, Milaan (Alaris), Yvon (E-Soft Kandy), Louresh (Jetwing Hotels), Thivaaniy (Delmage), Jonathan (DCOSL), Frank, Nethmi, Chernon, Jesweld, Romendra, Raschel, Radesh, Shenaya, greatgrandfather of Namitha (HSBC - Fort), Dilshane (Delmage). Cortege leaves 111/A, Sri Somarathne Mawatha, Bellanwila, on Sunday at 5 a.m. for Matale Sithani Mal Shalawa. Burial at 3.30 p.m. - after service at St. Thomas Church, at General Cemetery, Matale. 106148


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