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Sunday, 23 August 2015





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MOHAMED ABDULAH SAIBU - Born: 12.03.2002.  A beautiful Rose.  A year ago Allah looked around his Garden on earth and saw the most beautiful Rose. He sent his angel to pick that beautiful rose. You were that rose. My beloved grandson Abdullah The Angel took you back to Heaven where pain and sorrow will never touch you our grandchild we loved and treasured rests peacefully in his grave the joy and laughter in our lives was taken that fateful day 25th August 2014. The memories of soft footsteps innocent laughter gentle and beautiful smile linger on bringing tears into our eyes. You are Allah’s beautiful gift. We loved you so much our darling Abdullah. Now you are with our creator. “To Allah we belong and to him we return. May Allah accept you among the pious faithful one and reward you with Jennathul Firdous”. Fondly remembered by your loving Umma. 206, King Street, Matale. 126061


ABRAHAM - JANET. Beloved wife of late Victor Charles Abraham, loving mother of Philomena, late Ignatious, Florance and Carmel, loving mother-in-law of late Edward, Ann, late Ben and Anton, loving grandmother of Shivanthi and Raj, Nirmala, Sanjini, Subashini and Thivi, Cherill, Jonathan and Jennifer, Oswin and Marjanne, Frank, loving great grandmother of Aaron, Teresh, Daniel, Antony, Oliver, Samuel and Isabella, expired. Cortege leaves residence 25/25, Maradana Road, Hendala, Wattala Sunday 23rd August (Today) at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Nayakakanda, Hendala. 128877

AMERESEKERE - IDELLARUKMINI - Loving daughter of late Eric & Elsa Ameresekere, sister of late Susantha (ASA) Ameresekere, (retired Chief Inspector of Police), sister-in-law of late Rita Ameresekere, beloved aunt of Marion Ameresekere (UK), Melanie & Mohan Bibile (Sri Lanka), Angela & Dinesh Renganathan (UAE) and late Sisira Ameresekere, grandaunt of Shiamalee & Malanie (UK), Niranjan & Nilushini (Sri Lanka), Kavi (UAE) and Niki (Australia), passed away on 8th August 2015 in Boston, Massachussets, USA. The family intends having a memorial Service; details of which will follow shortly. 126647 

BANDARA - CAPT. RITCHIE. Loving husband of Bertha, father of Jerome & Jayanthi, Roy & Angela and Bhadra & late Samantha. Cortege leaves No. 78/8, Munasinghe Lane, off Vidharshana Mawatha, Galawilawatte, Homagama on Sunday 23rd August at 4.00 p.m,. for Cremation at Homagama Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 128874 

DE SILVA - ASOKA LAKSHMAN. Dearly beloved husband of Fawzia, father of Palitha, Kavantissa, Sanjaya, Avanthi, Tamara and Tanya. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour on Sunday 23rd August at 9.30 a.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 10.00 a.m. 128875 

GUNASEKERA KAMALAWATHI - Beloved wife of late Manual Gunasekera, loving mother of late Dr Mervyn Gunasekera, Beatrice, Gamini (Union Chemicals Lanka PLC) and Samanthi (UK), expired. Cremation on Sunday 23rd August 2015 at Ihala Bomiriya Cemetery at 6.00 p.m. No. 187, Dahampasal Mawatha, Pahala Bomiriya, Kaduwela. 128546 

HERATHGE - NOEL. At rest with the Lord. Loving husband of Gwen, father of Dilrukshi (Australia) and Dilanthi, father-in-law of Rohana Dissanayake (David Pieris Motor Company Ltd.,), loving grandfather of Shehani (Australia), Chiara (St. Bridget’s Convent) and Yevin (St. Joseph’s College), loving brother of Gertie Wickremaratne, Veronica, (late) Neville, (late) Gemunu, Tissa and Sujatha, brother-in-law of Wijaya Wickremaratne, Lakshmi, Nihal de Livera and Elwin de Joodt. Cortege leaves residence No. 21, Nagastenne Road, Kandy on Monday 24th August at 3.00 p.m. for Cremation at Mahaiyawa General Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. Dilanthi. 128876 

KINGSLEY - MRS VICTORIA MARGARET (nee RAJAMANI) - beloved wife of Kingsley Durairaj, loving mother of Pradeep, Preneetha and Melvin, mother-in-law of Smriti (Mithu), Aroshanie, sister of Rajendram, late Chelliah, Rajaiah, Rajamma Pandian, Thiyagaraja, Yogendram, Gnanasekeram, grandmother of Camryn, Calvin, Michael and Mark. The remains will lie at Barney Raymonds Funeral Parlour, Borella from 10.00 a.m. Saturday, the 22nd of August until 3.00 p.m. on Sunday the 23rd of August. Funeral Service at Christ Church, Kotte at 3.30 p.m. and burial thereafter. 128754 

MADDUMA BANDARA SIRISANGABO BEDDEWELA (AGBO) - brother of late Raja Beddewela, Iranganie Fernando (New - Zealand) and Sriya Gunewardene (Byrde Place, Colombo 6), passed away peacefully. Cremation was held on 15th August 2015 at Thalahena Cemetery. Telephone + 6442326033, (New Zealand), +94 11 2812514 (Colombo).128823 

MANIKKAWASAGAN - PAT (Selvam) (Ex Bank of Ceylon) loving brother of Emily, Victor, Hilda, Josephine and Faith (all deceased) and of Noel Manikkawasagan (EX Suby Tea now UK), brother-in-law of late Thambiratnam, Chandra (Canada), late Kirubai Mills, Varnan (retd. Station Master), late Viji Buell and Shanthi (UK), passed away peacefully. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 11.00 am. on Tuesday 25th August. Service at 3.00 p.m. Thereafter for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte at 4.00 p.m. (Anglican Section). “Braemar”, 966, Sri Jayanthi Mawatha, off Hunupitiya Station Road, Wattala. 128435 

SAMARAKOON - EGODAHAGE JAYARATNE ALWIS - Beloved husband of Sisira Kammanankada (Retired Vice Principal), loving father of Hasanthie + late Jayantha Alles, Ruwani + Wasantha Yapa Abeywardena, Sajith + Dilani Gamage, grandfather of Sandani, Minindu, Devmini, Hiruni, Ryan and Melani, expired. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on Sunday 23rd at 11.00 a.m. Cortege leaves residence No. 85/4A, Neralu Uyana, Pannipitiya Road, Battaramulla at 10.00 a.m.128470 

SENADEERA - MALINI - Beloved wife of late Thomas Senadeera, loving mother of Dr Vijitha (Australia), Asoka, Thamara, Saman, Palitha, Kapila and Kumari, mother-in-law of Ramani (Australia), Sarath, Tissa (MD - Naturub Group of Companies), Hemalika, Priyadharshani, Priyanthi & Renuka, loving grandmother of Manisha, Madushi, Madura, Anjana, Lankika, Chamara, Yasith, Dasuni, Saduni, Tharuka & Chamudhi, Banuka, Chamidu, Githmi & Dulith, expired. Remains lie at No. 55, Cyril Janz Mawatha, Panadura. Cremation at Minuwanpitiya Cemetery on 23rd August 2015 at 3.00 p.m. Tel. 038-2232870. 128477


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