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Sunday, 9 August 2015





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GOONETILLEKE - LIONEL C. Consy, Dr.  Anitha and family thank all our relatives friends and well-wishers for your presence and valuable assistance given at our sad time of bereavement at the loss of our loved one. 2509542. 120925 

KARUNARATNE - Mrs. RUKMANI - We, the family members, wish to offer merit to the Venerable Maha Sangha for the religious services and express our sincere thanks to our friends, relations and well-wishers for their kindness and support during the bereavement of the beloved wife, mother, mother-in-law and grandmother. We are so touched by all those who came to pay their last respects, sent condolences, floral tributes and assisted us in many ways that gave us comfort and solace during this period of sorrow. Our inability to thank you individually is deeply regretted. Tissa Karunaratne, Yuraji, Vishmi, Dhammika Attygalle, Keminda and Duminda. No.180, Yakkala Road, Gampaha. 120905


ATTYGALLA - RAJA (Ex. Planter) - Son of late Rolly & Beatrice Attygalla, beloved husband of Kusuma, loving father of Malkanthi, Rohitha & Chitrika, father-in-law of Lalantha Fernando, Ramani & Mohan De Silva, brother of late Rukmanie & Ranjith, brother-in-law of Malar, grandfather of Kishani, Sandun, Shavindri & Sakya. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Sunday 9th August from 9.00 a.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 2.30 p.m. on Monday 10th August, cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 3.00 p.m. 121977 

DE ALMEIDA - MERRYL EPHRAM HENRY - At Rest with Jesus. Husband of Wivina, father of Ymara and Kshanaka, father-in-law of Dion and Kim, Seeya of Diara and Mikaela, Kaylani and Keesha, brother of late Linus and of Angela, Victorine, late Didacus and of Rexie. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 10.00 a.m. on Sunday 9th August. Cortege leaves Parlour at 11.30 a.m. on Monday 10th August for cremation at 12 noon at General Cemetery, Borella. 121975

FERNANDO - RITA ROSE, (Ex. Teacher at St. Peter’s College, Colombo 04). Beloved wife of Reymond Fernando (Ex. Shipping Manager M.S. Hebtulabhoys), loving mother of Roshindri (Australia) & Premindra (U.A.E.), mother-in-law of Gamini Silva (Australia) and Marisa, grandmother of Shavindra and Ashendra (Australia), Natalie, Rushindhri and Ashindhri, passed away. The remains lie at 78, St. Anthony’s Road, Kadalana, Moratuwa. Cortege leaves residence on 10th August at 3 p.m. for burial at Holy Emmanuel Church Cemetery. 121953 

GRACE “BETSY” JEY, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario. She will be deeply missed by her husband Charles, daughter Mevanthi Gayesha, sister Srima Abeyawardana, brother Lloyd Wijesinghe, sisters-in-law Concy (John Knoll), Stella (Rajalingam) and Antonette (Sinnarajah), and brother-in-law George Pillai (Carmel), pre-deceased by brothers-in-law Athur Abeyawardena and Raj Rajkumar and sister-in-law Yvonne (nee Stave), Wijesinghe. A Thanksgiving and Memorial Service was held on July 21, 2015 at York Cemetery and Visitation Centre after which her ashes were scattered among the trees according to her wishes. 119253 

RETNARAJAN - MR. ARIARATNAM went home to be with His Lord and Saviour on Monday 3rd August 2015. He was preceded in death by his beloved son Jehan, and his parents Mr & Mrs P.W. Ariaratnam. He is survived by his loving wife Mrs. Jeyamany Retnarajan, his daughter and son-in-law Mrs. Priya Samuel and Mr. Ranjan Samuel, and his son and daughter-in-law Mr. Prakash Retnarajan and Mrs. Pauline Retnarajan, and his grandchildren Katrina Samuel and Wilson Retnarajan. He leaves behind his brother and sister-in-law Mr. Ariaratnam Chandrarajan and Mrs. Swarna Chandrarajan, sister and brother-in-law Mrs. Sarojini Jesudasan and Dr. Rajan Jesudasan, and sister and late brother-in-law Mrs. Nalini Thevakarrunai and Mr. N.E. Thevakarrunai. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. Funeral for Mr. Retnarajan was held on Saturday 8 August, 2015. 121506 

SUBAPANDITHA MAGANTHA (NANDA) nee ALUVIHARE. Daughter of late Mr & Mrs Wilmet Aluvihare, wife of late J.B. Subapanditha, mother of Dayampathi, Malathi, Palitha, Mangalika, Ajantha, Devika, Sanjeewa, mother-in-law of Jennifer, late Lionel Wedande, Anoma, late Shammi Gunawardana, Chandi, Elanko, Madu, sister of Russel, late Srimath, L.B. Aluvihare, passed away peacefully. Cremation at Borella Kanaththa on 9th at 2.00 p.m. Remains lie at Jayaratne Parlour, Borella. 121910 

WANIGARATNE JOSEPHINE LETITIA (nee FERNANDOPULLE). Beloved wife of late John Wanigaratne (Hatton National Bank), loving mother of Daphne, Nimal, Tyrrell, Sherine, Brian and Derrick, beloved sister of late Lilly, late Therese, Joseph, Alphonso and late Robert, mother-in-law of Marcus, Shiranie, Carmanita, late James, Madonna and Dilu, sadly missed by grandchildren and great grandchildren, passed away peacefully to God’s hands. Burial at Thoppu Kochchikade Roman Catholic Cemetery on Monday 10th August 2015 at 4.00 p.m. “Helanca”, 86, Henmulla, Kochchikade. Ph: 031-2277431. Email : [email protected]. 121924 

WEERASURIYA - HARINDRANI (nee PEIRIS RATNABHARATHI). Beloved wife of late Jinasome Weerasuriya (Ret. CAS, CL-1), loving mother of Pramoda (Metropolitan Office), Lavanya (Urban Development Authority), Sudhanshu (UK), loving mother-in-law of Susith Mendis (USA), Saman Dinendra (Ports Authority), Darshini (UK), loving grandmother of Medini, Narmada, Lasith, Kaveesha and Raveesha, expired. Cremation at Kirulapone Cemetery on August 10th 2015 at 4.00 p.m. Cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. 43/80, Poorvarama Mawatha, Colombo 5. (Tel: 011-2854106). 121901


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