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ADIHETTY - L.V. (LIONEL) (Organiser - Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Ltd., Former President of the C.R.N.V.R. Association, Ex-Co member of Lanka-Japan Friendship Society). Beloved husband of late Josline, loving father of Upali, Ananda & Chitra, father-in-law of Pushpa, Jayanthi & late Kusum Dissanayake, loving grandfather of Mathangi, Thivanka, Chanishka, Lalinda & Ayndri, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 150, Thelangapatha Road, Wattala, at 4.00 p.m. on 28th Monday 2005 for cremation at Wattala General Cemetery. 

GUNAWARDENA - DR MISS KUSUMA ABEYSINGHA. The death is announced of Dr Miss Kusuma Abeysingha Gunawardena of Polhena, Matara. (Retired Professor of Geography, University of Colombo), beloved eldest daughter of late Mr & Mrs Gunawardena of Polhena, Matara, beloved sister of Captain N.A, C.A. (Retired Highways), Dr J.A. (Emeritus Professor of Electrical Engineering, Peradeniya), Kamala, Chitra, late P.A., late Y.A,, and Dr G.A, (Technical Support Services), beloved sister-in-law of late Nalini, Kalyani, Lalitha, H.P. Wijewardena (Attorney-at-law), W.A. Piyadasa, Gomika Edith and Dr Neelakanthi (Professor of Chemistry, University of Kelaniya), beloved loku amma of Dr Chandana, W.A. Dilhara, beloved loku Nanda of Sakuntala, Sajeewani and Kapila, Samantha, Subashi and Shakila, Arundathi, Chuminda, Chulanthi and Dhammika, Eranthi and Gayathri Pubudu and Upuli. Cortege leaves residence No.85/20 A1, Jawatte Gardens, Colombo 5, at 4.00 p.m on Monday the 28th 5 p.m .for cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte. 

JAYANETTIARACHCHI - EDWARD (Retired Principal - Gampaha Bandaranaike Vidyalaya and Ex. Registrar Anuradhapura Buddha Sravaka Dharma Peetaya). Beloved husband of Kalyani (Retired Staff, Bandaranaike Vidyalaya, Gampaha), father of Wasanthi (Dept. of Statistics), Indira (Central Finance - Colombo), Sharika (Doctor - Ayurvedic Dept.), father-in-law of Paul Pathiranage (Army Headquarters), Wipula Munasinghe (Maharaja Organisation), Mahinda Bodipaksha (Agricultural Instructor), expirted. Cremation at Kasagahwatta Cemetery, Gampaha on 27th Sunday at 6.00 p.m. Cortege leaving 5.00 p.m. 94, Sirimaluyana, Indigolla, Gampaha

MANICKAM - VICTOR RICHARD Beloved husband of late Jessie Kamala (Batticaloa), beloved son of late Mr & Mrs Asirvatham Manickam (Welimada), son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Solomon Karthigesu (Kalkudah), loving father of Prince, Charles, Dharshini (all of Canada) and George (Batticaloa), father-in-law of Kayathri, Damayanthi and Suresh, much loved grandfather of Theexitha, Daniel, Ryan and Reuben and beloved brother of late Albert, late Robert, Dorothy, late Mercy (India), Glory, Thomas and Chandra, passed away on March 15th 2005. The funeral took place on Saturday March 19th, 2005 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Family and friends please accept this intimation. 44 White Boulevard, Thornhill, Ontario L4J 5Z2 Canada. Phone 905 761 5603 - Charles. 

PIYASENA HETTIARACHCHI. Beloved husband of Nanda Kumarasinghe (Kalutara Balika Vidyalaya), father of Geethanjalee (Muslim Madya Maha Vidyalaya - Kalutara), Niranjala (Vihara Maha Devi Balika Vidyalaya - Kiribathgoda), Doctor Rasanjalee (Family Health Bureau - Colombo), Gajaba (Club Ocenic Hotel - Trincomalee), Doctor Pandula (Australia), and father-in-law of Wickrama (Businessman), Gamini (Dharmaloka Maha Vidyalaya - Kelaniya), Doctor Udaya (Institute of National Helath - Kalutara), Thushara (Buddhist Junior School - Beruwela), and Kumudumala (Australia), expired. Funeral will take place on Sunday 27th March at the Crematorium - Kalutara North. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. 20/18, 1st Lanne, Nagoda Road, Kalutara North. 

SUNDARANAYAKI - NAVARATNARAJAH of Puloly. Beloved wife of late P. Navaratnarajah (Q.C.), daughter of late Dr and Mrs. C. Sabapathy and loving mother of Navaranee, Lalitha Ranee, Dr. Manohari, mother-in-law of late K. Shanmugaratnam, N. Pararajasingham and Dr. K. Shanmuganathan, sister-in-law of late Mr. P. Chelvaratnam, late Dr. P. Sri Pathmanathan and Mrs. C. Jeyalakshmi, sister of late S. Chandrasekeram, grandmother of Kalyani, late Rathika, Manjula, Sivakumar, Sasilekha, Sivasankar, Sivakanthan and Sriharan, expired on 25.03.2005. Cortege leaves residence 7/4, Alexandra Road, Wellawatte, Colombo - 6 on Sunday 27.03.2005 at 10.00 a.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella (Hindu Section). T.P. 2588945. 

RANATUNGA - NANDALAL, HIRAN (LAL). Dearest husband of Evangeline (Evan), (Lyceum), precious father of Iyanthi and Diromi (Bahrain), loving father-in-law of Rexie Arulwasagam and Sudath Perera (Bahrain), brother of Nalini, late Lakshman and of Indrani and Chitra, brother-in-law of late Clifford and of Ricky Jayasuriya, ever loving grandfather of Rachael, Dimitri, Stephanie and Shevon, passed away peacefully. Funeral Service at 3.00 p.m. Thereafter cortege leaves A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour on Sunday 27th March. Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 4.00 p.m. 1337 E, 8th Cross Road, Bogahawatte Road, Pannipitiya. 

SINNAMMA Relict of Muthusivan (former Medical Officer, Watagoda), Lonach, beloved mother of Navamany, Vengadasalam (Rtd. Station Master), late Selvaratnam (Rtd. Station Master), late Nagaratnam (Medical Officer - Tamil Nadu), Sivapackiam, Rajaratnam (Auditor), late Ariyaratnam, late Dorairatnam E.M.A., Kandapola, Sivaratnam, Balamany, Thusyanthi (Deputy Principal - Ranabima Royal College) and loving mother-in-law of Maheswari, Leelawathi, Premeswari (Tamil Nadu), late Dharmalingam (Farm Manager), Jayamani, Saroja, Periyasamy (Asst. Director of Education, Kandy) and everloving grandmother of grand and great grandchildren, expired. Cremation took place at Nawalapitiya Public Cemetery on 12th March 2005. No. 135/10, Dekinda Road, Nawalapitiya. 

SELVAVINAYAGAMOORTHY SIVALINGAM (70) passed away on 17th March at Toronto, Canada. Retired Accountant - Education Department, Buildings Department, Jaffna Hospital Deputy Director Internal Audit - Colombo Treasury. Served as Office Manager at Ceycan for 9 years. Survived by Beloved wife - Meenalojany, children - Kanchana and Prathapan, son-in-law Senthilmurugan, daughter-in-law Nilani and granddaughter Manjeri. Funeral took place in Canada. Contact Tel: 416 751 3496. 

TISSERA - GLADWYN. Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Elaine, much loved father of Sharne (Australia), Tanya and Melaan (Australia), son of the late George and Girly Tissera, loving brother of Noreen Jansze and Mignonne Amerasinghe, father-in-law of Ronald Rubera and Lakshman Gnanasekaram (all of Australia), loving papa of Tashiya and Joshua, Anya, Anik and Aaliya. Funeral service at 5.00 p.m. Thereafter cortege leaves A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour on Sunday 27th March. Burial at General Cemetery Borella. (R.C. Section). (Australian papers please copy). 

WOUTERSZ - DESIREE (nee HILLS) At Rest with Jesus. Precious wife of late Wilhelm (former Foreign Secretary), loving sister of Devereaux and David, sister-in-law of late Christine and Maryanne, darling aunt of Michelle & Sri Senanayake, Stefan & Diana, Lanelle, Chrisangelo and Mariangela Hills, grand aunt of Jason & Gabrielle, passed away peacefully after a long illness bravely borne. In accordance with her wishes a private funeral took place on Monday 21st of March 2005. No. 150/1, Anderson Road, Dehiwala. (British, Canadian, Italian & Australian newspapers please copy).

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