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Sunday, 10 April 2016





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FERNANDO - DAYANANDA - The family of late DAYANANDA FERNANDO would like to warmly thank Rt. Rev. Diloraj Kanakasabey, Bishop of Colombo, Ven. Sunil Ferdinando, Archdeacon of Galle, Rev. Jayasiri Peiris, Principal of Theological College, Pilimathalawa, Rev. Fr. Sunil Kumara Peiris and Assistant Priest and all who helped us in prayers at Queen of Angels Church, Rawathawatte, Hon. Minister Eran Wickramaratne, all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, floral tributes and numerous support received during our sad bereavement and for their attendance at the funeral. Srikanthi (Wife), Shaleen, Nadeeka, Dilushini and Renuke (Children). 050304 

GOONEWARDENE PRIYADHARSHINI (PRIYA) - The family members acknowledge with great gratitude to Andrews the Travel Company (Pvt) Ltd, the Executive Managing Director and the staff for the invaluable service extended to us during our difficult time. Furthermore, we extend our thanks to the Doctors and staff at Asiri Surgical Hospital, Methodist College friends, all other friends, relations and the neighbours who helped us in numerous ways. Moreover, our thanks to everyone who sent floral tributes, sympathy messages, and the innumerable support contributed during her funeral and shared our grief. We regret our inability to thank everyone individually. 55/15, Swarna Road, Colombo 6. 048704 

HERAT - DR. CHANDRA - The family of the late Dr. Chandra Herat express their heartfelt thanks to the members of the Maha Sangha, the staff of Colombo National Hospital, friends and relatives for their kindness, expressions of sympathy and support extended in numerous ways during their time of bereavement. 049030 

SIVASUBARAMANIAM SINNIAH - The family wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to the members of the YMCA (where Mr. Sinniah was a long standing member) as well as all those dear colleagues, friends and relatives who honoured Mr. Sinniah by their presence at the funeral, sent floral tributes, messages of condolence and assisted us in countless ways during this sorrowful occasion. We sincerely regret our inability to convey our thanks individually. No. 30, Mary’s Road, Colombo – 04. 050287


COREIRA - DR EUSTACE (Retired Anaesthetist at Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK). Beloved husband of Callista (nee Theophilus), much loved father of Dr Moushumi and Blossom, son of late Ignatius and late Blossom Coreira, son-in-law of late S.M. Theophilus and late Violet Theophilus of Batticaloa, brother-in-law of late Christie Devarajan, expired on Monday 28th March 2016. Funeral service will take place on 14th April at St. Hilda’s Church, Stevenage at 3 p.m. followed by cremation at Harwood Park crematorium at 4.15 p.m. 049367 

DANIEL - THOMAS GODFRY, At Rest with Jesus. Beloved son of Mr. S. Daniel, beloved brother of late Felicia Samuel (nee Daniel), Godwin Daniel (UK), Fredrick Daniel (Denmark), brother-in-law of S.G. Samuel, Mangalam Daniel (nee Samuel - UK), beloved uncle of Charles Samuel, Winston Samuel and sister Selvarani (CPM). Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 10th April at 3 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella. (General Christian Section) 050831 

DE SILVA - D.B. The death is announced of Mr D.B. DE SILVA (Bandu De Silva) (former General Manager - Ceylon Tobacco Company). Dearly beloved husband of Mrs Sumitha De Silva (retired Vice Principal - Vidyaloka Maha Vidyalaya, Kandy), loving father of Suleka, Devika, Kumudu (Canada) and Rajith (General Manager - Nissan, AMW), loving father-in-law of Ujith (Business Development Manager, DNV-GL), Mohan (AGM - SLECIC), Chaminda (Canada), Ruwinie (Canada). Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 10th April 2016 for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m. No. 772/14, Wijesinghe Mw, Madinnagoda, Rajagiriya. 050427 

JAYAWARDENA - WILSON - (Formerly Senior Manager, Colombo Engineers and Sumitomo Corporation, Colombo). Passed away peacefully in Melbourne and cremated at Springvale Cemetery, Victoria. Brother of late Turin and Chandrani, also of Sugath and Chandra. Inserted by his wife Malkanthi Jayawardena, 144/112, Stud Road, Dandenong, Victoria 3175, Australia. 049620 

SIVANAYAGAM - MANGALAWATHY - (Retired Teacher, Vivekananda College, Kotahena, Trustee of Sri Sathaya Sai Baba Trust of Sri Lanka). Beloved wife of late S.T. Sivanayagam (Founder / Chief Editor of Dinapathy & Chinthamani), loving mother of Udhayanayahan, Indrajith, Senthilkumar and Chithra, mother-in-law of Dhanachandrika, Deepa, Berna and Arulramalingam, devoted grandmother (thathi) of Neel Mayoor, Mayuri, Maduri, Alden, Naveen, Jove Sarangi and great grandmother of Varun Krish, has passed away on 08.04.2016. The remains will lie at “A.F. Raymonds, Colombo 08 (Borella)” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on 09.04.2016 and the cremation will take place at the Hindu Section of Borella Cemetery on 10.04.2016 at 3 p.m. S.N. Udhayanayahan - 0777619327. 050788 

URAGODA - PADMA Beloved wife of Dr. C.G. Uragoda, daughter of late Mr & Mrs G.C. Rambukpotha darling mother of Lalith, Dianthi, Neluka and Dishana, mother-in-law of Manoji, late Rohan and of Romesh, loving grandmother of Anouk, Shenali, Inesh and Reshan. Remains lie at 78/5, Old Road, Nawala, Rajagiriya. Cortege leaves residence at 11 a.m. on Monday 11th April 2016 for Cremation at 12 noon at General Cemetery Kanatte, Borella. 050832 

VANNIASINGAM - PAUL - It is with deep sadness, we announce the passing away of Paul Vanniasingam Thambar (formerly, External Resources Dept. & Colombo Plan Office). Beloved husband of the late Dr. Jerdie Thambar, loving father of Ranjan, Suku and Sulochana (Joseph), loving father-in-law of Koshi, Hephzi and Ajit Joseph, loving grandfather of Amrit, Rowan, Anoj, Samara, Joash, Zephan and Anish and beloved brother of late Grace Chelvarajah, Dr. Sam Thambar (Australia), late Jonathan Thambar and Dr. Isaac Thambar (UK). The funeral will take place in Sydney, Australia on 11th April, 2016. 050341


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