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Sunday, 24 July 2016





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AL-HAJ ASHROFF HUSSAIN - The family of the late Al Haj Ashroff Hussain would like to thank all relatives, friends, members of following associations where he was an active member: Colombo Janaza and Welfare Society, Friends of the Accident Service, Sri Lanka - China Society, Royal Commonwealth Society, Diabetes Association, Zahira College Colombo OBA, Sri Lanka Council for the Blind, CMC Library Board, Lions Club and various other organizations which are not mentioned here - for their presence at the funeral and assisting us in numerous ways during our time of grief. We sincerely regret our inability to thank them individually. 22, Rosmead Place, Colombo 7. 099775 

ANDY JOBSZ  - PAMELA - Wife of the late ANDY JOBSZ together with the family members extend their sincere thanks to Hon. President Maithripala Sirisena, relatives and friends here and abroad, priests, nuns, doctors and nursing staff of Certis Lanka, Nugegoda Branch who attended the funeral, sent floral tributes, messages of condolence and assisted me in numerous ways prior and after the funeral. I regret very much my inability to thank them all individually. Therefore please accept the acknowledgement as a token of my heartfelt appreciation. 281/1, Elhena Road, Siddhamulla, Piliyandala. 100312 

COENRAAD - CHRISTOPHER EDWARD (VERE) - Mrs. Blossom Coenraad & members of the family of the late Christopher Edward Coenraad (Vere) wishes to thank the clergy, all friends and relations who attended the Funeral, sent floral tributes, Mass Cards, Messages of condolence and helped in numerous ways at their time of grief. We regret our inability to thank everyone individually. A4, F18, Bloemendhal Flats, Kotahena. 099819 

DABARA - The family members of late REV. SR. MARY VINCENT (MARITA) express their sincere gratitude and thanks to the Rev. Mother Provincial, Superior, Principals of St. Bridget’s Convent, Collegiate, Primary and Montessori, students and the PPA. of SBC and GSC Rev. Fathers, The Good Shepherd Community, Doctors, Nurses and Staff of the ICU - Asiri Central Hospital, relatives, neighbours and friends who were present, attended the funeral service, sent messages of condolence, floral tributes, Mass Cards, expressed words of sympathy and shared our grief during our bereavement. We regret our inability to thank everyone individually. God bless you all. 221, St. Vincent Mawatha, Nagoda, Kandana. 100336 

FERNANDO - SHELAGH - The family of the late Shelagh, Peter, Sandra and her sister-in-law Marlene Sirimanne, sincerely thank all relations and friends for all their help, support and kindness at a low time in our lives. You have been a source of great strength and comfort to us. 100480 

GONSALVES - EMILY CELIA - The family members of late Mrs. Emily Celia Gonsalves wish to thank all relatives and friends who attended the funeral, sent floral tributes, messages of condolence and assisted in numerous ways during their time of grief. A Requiem Mass will be offered on Friday the 29th of July, 2016 at 6.30 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Convent Chapel – Kotahena. 098865 

MAHADEVAN - ROSABELLE - The family members of the late Rosabelle Mahadevan wish to thank all friends and relatives who attended the funeral. The family extends their profound appreciation to each and everyone. They also thank all those who sent floral tributes, messages of condolence and assisted in numerous ways during the funeral. Please accept this press acknowledgement as our heart-felt gratitude. 118, Peradeniya Road, Kandy. 098238 

MALLAWARATCHY - GLENWYN - We, the family of Glenwyn Mallawaratchy wish to thank each and everyone who attended our father’s funeral, sent messages of condolence, floral tributes and assisted us during our bereavement. Requiem Mass will be held at St. Thomas Church, Kotte on 26th July at 6.30 p.m. Lakshmi - Gavin – Thanuksha. 098158


AL-HAJ ASHROFF HUSSAIN - Beloved husband of Mariathul Qibithiya, father of Sameeha, Qadir, Rizna, Rizni and Sarah, father-in-law of Misba, Salim Moulana (Saudi), Dr. Fayaz Mahin, Azmil Fouzer and Noorah, son of late S.B.M. Hussain and Ummul Fuqara, son-in-law of N.M.M. Hanifa and Naseema, brother of late Noor Hafeela, Zulfa (USA), Sham, Azar and Sina, brother-in-law of Muinudeen Naim, Dr. Rifdy Deen (USA), Suhaib Cader, Suhaila and Shaha, expired on 16.07.2016. Janaza took place at Maligawatte Muslim Burial Ground, same day. No. 22, Rosmead Place, Colombo 7. 099838 

BRITTO - STELLA - Beloved wife of late Stanley Britto, mother of Cecil, Priscilla, Carmel (Domani), Sanjay (deceased), Cheryl, Tanya and Basil, mother-in-law of Manik, Tyronne, Nirmali, Sudan, Ranjan and Juliana, loving grandmother and great grandmother to many. Remains lie at No. 37, Clifford Place, Colombo 4. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 25th July at 3 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4 p.m. 100475 

CHELVARATNAM - SAKUNTHALADEVI (Mrs.), expired in Chennai - India.  (Retd. Maths Teacher, St. Paul’s Milagiriya - Colombo - 4). Funeral held in Chennai on 10th July 2016. No. 5, 18th Avenue, Ashok-Nagar, Chennai-83. Son :- Sathyendran +917401054396. No. 6 2/1, IBC Road, Colombo - 06. 0777-252669. 098006 

DE ALWIS - NALINI. - Beloved mother of Dr. Nihara Krause, Dr. Dinesh de Alwis and Mrs. Duleeni Ratnayake, beloved wife of late Placidus de Alwis, loving sister of Puranee Wickramasingha, Lal Soysa, Neleeka de Silva and late Jayanthi de Silva, passed away peacefully on Wednesday the 20th July 2016 at her home in Colombo. She was also a wonderful teacher, friend and aunt to her many nieces and nephews. Final respects can be paid at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from 10 a.m. on the 23rd July 2016. Cortege leaves the Funeral Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on the 24th July 2016 for cremation at 5 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Borella. 099179 

EDWARDS - REBECCA (NEE PAYSON). Beloved wife of late Jeyam Edwards, loved mother of Shanthi, Dulip, Yohini and Manorie, adored granny of Jamie and Naomi, loved sister of late Muru, of Kamala Wignarajah and Leela Ganeser. Much loved aunt and cherished friend to many, passed away peacefully on 8th July at Royal Columbian Hospital, British Columbia while surrounded by her loved ones. A Service was held before cremation on July 18th in Vancouver, Canada. 100024 

LAKSHMAN JINADASA (55 years - QS, and Old Boy, Mahinda College, Galle - ‘79 Group) - Beloved son of late Principal - U.G. Jinadasa and retired Principal - Mrs Soma Gunasekara, beloved husband of Preethi Wijethilaka, loving father of Omila Chalanka (Grade 12 - Ananda College, Colombo-10), beloved youngest brother of Consultant Doctor - Rohana Jinadasa (UK), Dharmalatha, Nandana, and High Court Judge - Wasantha Jinadasa, brother-in-law of Chandrika (UK), Jayanthi and Dr Mrs Chandanie, passed away. Remains lie at No. 21, Thanthri Mawatha, Ethulkotte. Cortege leaves at 4 p.m. on 25th July (Monday) for cremation at 5 p.m. at Beddagana Crematorium. 100838 

MOONESINGHE - MANGALA - Beloved husband of Gnana, father of Avanti, Sanath & Chantal, grandfather of Akheel & Aniq. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the parlour on Sunday 24th July at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 3 p.m. 100836

PERERA GERTRUDE - Dearly beloved wife of late Irving, mother of Trevor, Hilary and Radley, mother-in-law of Iranganie, Lalani and Kamani, grandmother of Dilini Kasun, Namini and Tharusha, great grandmother of Dilru. Cortege leaves residence No. 90/3, Wasanawatta [near Salgas Junction], Polgasowita Road, Mattegoda at 4.00 p.m. for burial at Mattegoda Roman Catholic Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. on Sunday 24th July, 2016. 100773

RATNAPALA - INDRA (79 years) - Beloved mother of Lawyer - Rajeendra (96 group) and Aminda (94 group), Narangoda brothers (Old Boys of Mahinda College, Galle), passed away. Remains lie at “Ramya”, Labuduwa, Galle. Cremation will be held today from 6.30 p.m. at Kurunduwatta Crematorium, Akmeemana. Bless her attain Nirwãna.100839


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