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Sunday, 20 March 2016





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FERNANDO - DAYANANDA - The family of the late Dayananda Fernando would like to warmly thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and students for their kind expressions of sympathy, floral tributes and the numerous support received during their sad bereavement and for their attendance at the funeral. 040197


ABEYSEKERA - RANJAN. (Attorney-at-Law), son of the late Teddy and Vimala, brother of Kamini, passed away on 17.02.2016. 038976 

BALASURIYA - MARGRET (103 years). Beloved wife of late Tudor Perera Balasuriya, loving mother of Prof Lal Balasuriya, Dr. Kaushalya Deheragoda (UK), and Ravi Balasuriya (USA), much loved mother-in-law of Shiranee, Dr. Rohan Deheragoda and Jeevani, precious grandmother of Dr. Maesha, Sonali, Dr. Sumitha, Sajuth, Sanjeevi and Rasini, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on Sunday 20th March from 12 noon till 4 p.m. Cremation will take place at General Cemetery Borella Crematorium at 4.30 p.m. on the same day. 041576 

DE SILVA - CHANDRAKANTHI - Beloved wife of late Kulathilaka De Silva, precious mother of Kanjula, Harsheni, Dr. Thusitha (Australia), Tissa (Australia), mother-in-law of Kasun, Rasangi, Anjali, grandmother of Harine, Rasith, Eshan, Jineth, beloved sister of Swarnamali, Jayamangala, Sujatha, Visaka, late Ranjith, Sarath, late Bandula, passed away. Cortege leaves residence 410/83, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7 on 20th March 2016 (Sunday) at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at Borella Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 041662 

GUNAWARDANA KUMUDU (EVAN) Beloved husband of late Dawan, loving father of Mahen, Amila and Shelani, father-in-law of Chanuki, Thanuja Weeratne and Mario Oorloff. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour from 10 a.m. on Sunday, 20th March 2016. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 5.00 pm. on Monday 21st March. Cremation at the General Cemetery Borella at 5.30 p.m. 041848 

HETTIARACHCHIGE BEDE - TISSERA -  (Rtn:) ĎSafe in the arms of Jesusí. Loving son of late Nicholas and Cecelia Tissera, loving husband of Gwendoline, father of Trajan, Marlon and Bevanie, father-in-law of Anusha, Sonia and Sanara, ever loving grandfather of Shanuka Teresa, Dinuka, Tehani, Amarsha, Viyan and Shinara, brother of Reginald, late Girlie Basilica, late Conrad, late Merlyn and of Newton, Quintus, Nelun, Dr. Walter, Indrani, brother-in-law of Loretta, Andra and late Glenzil. Cortege leaves residence ďTramarineĒ, No. 580, Negombo Road, Rilaulla, Kandana on Sunday 20th March for Service and burial at St. Sebastianís Church, Kandana at 4.00 p.m. 041841 

Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajioon - AHAMED WAZIR YUSUF (Attorney-at-Law) of 5/3, Kawdana Road, Dehiwala. Son of Marhoom Dr Yusuf Kariapper and Marhooma Zuleiha Kariapper, beloved husband of Nizara, loving father of Dr Fahd, Dr Amjad and Benazir (University of Moratuwa), adored brother of Marhoom Amin Yusuf (Riyadh), Marhooma Ayesha, Rahila, Jezima, Marhoom Ansar Yusuf (Riyadh) and Marhoom Farook Yusuf (Riyadh), father-in-law of Dr Minhaz and Inshan (MIT), grandfather of Yahya and Abidullah. Janaza took place on 16th March 2016 after Fajr prayers at the Dehiwala Jummah Mosque and Burial Grounds. 039664 

MALAWARAARACHCHI - PEARL - (Retired Teacher of Kalutara Balika Vidyalaya). Dearly beloved wife of the late Albert Malawaraarachchi - (Postmaster - Kalutara). Darling mother of Harshinee, Kanishka, Himani and Sue, mother-in-law of Priyantha, Shiromi and John and loving grandmother of Dimitri. Funeral will be held at Barney Raymondís Funeral Parlour in Borella on Monday, March 21 at 3.00 p.m. Viewing will be on Sunday March 20th from 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. and Monday March 21st, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Barney Raymondís Funeral Parlour, Borella. 041833 

MATHER - EDWARD MANORANJAN (Mano) - It is with great sadness I inform that Mr. Edward Manoranjan Mather (Mano), has gone to be with the Lord on Thursday March 17th in Toronto, Canada. Beloved & devoted husband of Thelma Mather, precious father of Bramwell Chelvendran and father-in-law of Ann Mather, son of the late Rev. B.C.D. Mather & late Jane Navamany Mather of Manipay, son-in-law of the late Mr & Mrs David Meadows of Manipay, loving brother of Ranjan Mather (Ohio), Padmini Arnold (Colombo) and Ranjini Woodhouse (UK). Funeral details are as follows: Chapel Ridge Funeral Home, 8911 Woodbine Ave., Markham, ON L3R 5G1. Visitation : Saturday, March 19th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Followed by Funeral Service at 12 noon. Contact: Thelma +1416 385 3015 Chelva +1416 3162003. 040906 

Paldano - Xavier, loving husband of Raj and father of Vanessa. Beloved son of late Ernest & Marie Paldano, brother of Salome, Neves & Tony. Brother-in-law of Chandrika & Viji. Creamation took place in Florida, USA on 18th March. 180/ 12, Fairlight Lane, Rilaulla, Kandana. 039228 

THOMAS, CHRIS (JEEVA) - at peace with Jesus, (Retired Ex of Ceylinco Life). Beloved daughter of late Tom and Alice. Loving sister and sister-in-law of Kumar and Sandra, Shanthi and late Krishnarajah, Jacob and Carmen, Julian and Surekha, Kala and Angelo Miranda, Anita and Udaya De Silva, much loved aunty of Natasha, Talia, Jenin, Calvin, Avinash, Tashya, Rahul, Nidhesh and Jaidon, dearest great aunt of Jemimah and Jenysia. Viewing at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour from 10 a.m. Sunday 20th March 2016. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Monday 21st March at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella. 041846 

WALALIYADDE BRENDA (nee JAYASURIYA) Beloved wife of late Loku Banda Walaliyadde, loving mother of Chandani Lokuge (Professor Monash University - Australia) and Tirantha (Presidentís Counsel), mother-in-law of Alex Lokuge (Australia), loving grandmother of Shaamini Amaali (Australia), Teruni (Canada) and Shalini loving sister of Manel Abheyratna late Neville (Sonna), Jayasuriya and Brita Jayasekara. Funeral March 21st at 3.00 p.m. Thalahena Cemetery. Remains lie at Chandra Panagoda Funeral Parlour, Athurugiriya Road, Malabe. 041849 

WITHANAGE - LAKSHMI - (Retired Teacher, Lecturer and Deputy Director - Teachersí Training College, Maharagama and the Ministry of Education). Beloved wife of D.K. Withanage (late), loving mother of Rasika, Subodha, Thilina, loving mother-in-law of Gayathrie and Lochana, sister of Neetha and Neil (late), sister-in-law of Bandu, Soma, Nanda Chandra, Piyasiri, Padmakumara, Sugathadasa, Gamini (late), Lional (late) and Punchi (late), passed away. Cortege leaves residence for cremation at Borella Crematorium on 20th March 2016 at 4 p.m. 909/9F, Adhikaram Mawatha, Kotte. 041585


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