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DateLine Sunday, 25 May 2008





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Government Gazette
MORTIMER Maryse Anne Jennifer
Born in Sri Lanka on 13 January 1960 to Devereaux and Eileen Mortimer (both deceased) Loving sister of Sandra (Morley), Russell and Rochelle, passed away suddenly on 16 May 2008. Sadly missed by her brother-in-law Robert Morley and sister-in-law Karin Mortimer, her nephews Ian and Kevin Morley, Andre and Jake Mortimer and niece Annalisa Morley. Funeral took place in Melbourne, Australia on 24 May 2008. May she rest in peace!

ABHAYARATNE - PREMA - Beloved wife of late M.H. Abhayaratne (Ayurvedic Physician), mother of Dayananda (Bank of Ceylon, Int’l Division), Indrani (Teacher Siyana National School, Dompe), Jayantha (Central Bank), Sisira (NARA), Nandana (Barclays Bank, UK), Anura (Rupavahini), Swarna (Water Board, Dehiwala), Ramya (Teacher, St. Paul’s Waragoda), Chintaka (Rupavahini), mother-in-law of Charmaine (Bank of Ceylon), Kumara (CTB, Kirindiwela), Priya, Kumudu (NARA), Shyamalee (UK), Harshi, Gunatilake (Water Board, Ambatale), Priyantha (Ministry of Health), Rasika (Rupavahini), expired. Cremation on Monday 26th May 2008 at General Cemetery, Peliyagoda, Meegahawatta. 239, Biyagama Road, Kelaniya.

BARTHOLOMEUSZ - AVERIL - At Rest with Jesus, relict of Hugh Bartholomeusz, daughter of the late Justice O.L. de Kretser and Mrs Leah de Kretser, sister of the late Margreta de Kretser, late Justice O.L. de Kretser Jr., late Ivor de Kretser and the late Wendy Whatmore, beloved aunt of Wendy and Monte Holsinger, and of Margot and Davenal Flanderka, Bill and Cessie de Kretser, Patricia and late Tony Heyn, O.L. de Kretser III, Sonia and Jim Reid, Deirdre Wilson and Michelle de Kretser, all of Australia. Cortege will leave A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 9.30 a.m. on Sunday 25th May, Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatta at 10.00 a.m.

EDWARDS - FLORENCE PUSHPARATNAM. A Service for the interment of her ashes at the Family Gravesite will be held on Monday 26th May at 10.30 a.m. at the General Cemetery, Kanatte (Anglican Section). Cremation took place in Toronto, Canada on 3rd December 2007. Dearly beloved wife of the late Arthur Edwards, mother of late Sakunthala, Wiji, Devi, Indran, Cecil and Shamala, mother-in-law of Wimsy Sinnatamby, the late Saras, Jeya and Rajan Canaga - Retnam, dearly loved by her grand and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her brothers E.J. Rajaratnam, E.A. Rajasingham, R.E. Rajanayagam, E.J. Rajendran, sisters Rasamma Chinniah, Chinamma Chelliah and Ann Canaga - Retnam.

FERNANDO - NEVIL DHARMARATHNA - Beloved husband of Jasmine Fernando, precious and dearest father of Suneetha Galabadarachchi (Canada), Dulmini Ruwanpathirana (Egypt), Nilmini Liyanage (Badulla MMV), Nelumini de Zoysa, Prasanna Fernando and Manoj Fernando (Saudi Arabia), father-in-law of Ranjith Galabadarachi (Canada), Palitha Ruwanpathirana (Egypt), Susil Liyanage (Department of Education), Newton de Zoysa (Bank of Ceylon, Beruwala), Pumi Fernando, Kumari Fernando, Nevil Dharmarathna Fernando (Varna Company Ratmalana), passed away on Friday 23rd of May. The Cremation will take place on Sunday 25th of May at 4 p.m. at the Minuwanpitiya Cemetery of Panadura. No.27, John Keells Scheme, Pinwatta, Panadura.

GARARTH - ILONA GERMAINE (nee FERDINENDS). Safe in the arms of Jesus. Wife of the late Erna, much loved mother of Beverly, Trevon, Shane (all of Australia) and Cheryll, beloved mother-in-law of Vyvette, Nilmini, Sandra (all of Australia), late Deborah, Adrian Gomez (Fingara), darling nana of Tashya, Karen, Leah and Caitlyn (the late Vanessa, Mike and Shannon), Ainsley and Jessica, Greame and Anurein Gomez, loving sister of Veena, Mignonne, Gorretti and Dexter (all of Australia), Merita and Moya (the late Franklin, Dale and Mitsy). Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. today 25/05/2008 for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte, Roman Catholic Section. 31/23 C, 2nd Lane, Rubberwatte Road, Delkanda, Nugegoda. (Australian papers please copy).

GOONETILAKA - G.C. (Colin) Retired Officer, State Bank of India, former Administrative Secretary, Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka. Beloved husband of Agnes (nee) Athapattu, father of Nalin, Rupa, Sarath and Hemamali (Mali), father-in-law of Kusum, Ranjith, Padma and Athula, brother of late Christobel (Chrissy), Bertram and Noel, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 25th at 4.15 p.m. for Cremation at Kohuwela General Cemetery. No.18, Jayanthi Road, off Hospital Road, Dehiwala.

KARUNANAYAKE - MR SENADHEERA - Retired Local Government Officer. Beloved husband of Mrs Ranmenike, beloved father of Sudeepa (Pharmacist), Dr Amaranath (Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Galle), Dr Surin (Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya), father-in-law of Dr Mandrika (Medical Officer, Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya), passed away at “Sisira”, Hirimbura Road, Galle. Remains will be taken to Crematorium Dadalla at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 25th of May.

KLEYN - C.V. (nee Herft) - Beloved wife of late Benadict Kleyn, beloved mother of Tyrone (late), Camiles, Maureen, Selomi (Italy), Babara, John (Germany), Claude (Italy), Jeniffer, Bernadeens (Germany), Joseph (England), Eloma, Rosemary, Geral (Canada), Lorna, beloved mother-in-law of Chithra, Cinthi, Aubrey (Ebert Silva), Hilary, Gomes (late), Sheryl (Germany), Anushi (Italy), Ranjith (formerly IDL), David (late), Shazia (England), Rohan (USA), Mario (Italy), Rima (Canada), Andre (Asia Securities), beloved grandmother of Jacqualine (Sri Lankan Airlines), Ann, Rozanne, Ralstone and Stephen (Italy), Clifford, Frankey (G.A.C. Shipping), Natasha and Julian (Germany), Sherwin (Italy), Rosheble (Australia), Shamiron (O.L.V), Michell, Melissa (Australia), Shauntale, Sheron, and Nicola (SLS), Cissandra, Sarah and Kaunain (England), Seshan and Milinda (Trinity College), Glenn (Trinity College), Annaliza (GSCK), Shanaia and Shain (Canada), Duane (S.S.C), Judan, Janice, expired. Burial at Roman Catholic Section, Mt. Lavinia Cemetery on 26th Monday 2008 at 4.30 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. from 153, Sarabhoomi Houses, Madapatha Road, Piliyandala.

RODRIGO - J.C. NICHOLAS (Former Deputy Chairman, Delmege Forsyth). Beloved husband of Gladys (nee Fernandopulle), loving father of Savithri, father-in-law of Russell Rodrigo, loved grand-father of Ramon and Raminda, eldest son of the late Peter and Theresa Rodrigo, son-in-law of the late Muhandiram Charles & Mary Fernandopulle, brother of the late Mercia, Basil & of Marcelline, Patricia and Joe, brother-in-law of the late Joseph Tavarayan and of Lilamani Rodrigo, Annette Rodrigo, late Victor Casie Chetty & of Muriel Rodrigo, late Terrance Fernandopulle, Philomena Casie Chetty and of Rita Rajanayagam, passed away peacefully in Sydney, Australia. Funeral will take place on Monday 26th May, viewing to commence from 9.15 a.m. followed by mass at 10.00 a.m. at St. Luke’s Catholic Church Beaconsfield Rd., Revesby. 116 Market Street Condell Park NSW 2200 Australia. Phone : 61-2-97095676. Email : [email protected]

THURAIRAJAH - SRIPATHY Beloved wife of S. Thurairajah (ex Bank of Ceylon), loving mother of Sakthi, Suganthi and Yatusan, mother-in-law of Srirangan, Shirani and Priyatharsani, loving sister of Paramapathan, sister-in-law of Selvarani, grandmother of Shiven, Nivethika, Arani, Piruthuvi and Mithuna. Cortege leaves residence No.124, W.A. Silva Mawatha, Colombo 06 at 9.15 a.m. on Sunday 25th May. Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte (Hindu Section) at 10.00 a.m. No flowers by request.

WILLIAMS VIMALA (nee Sherrard). Beloved wife of late Chelvam (L.C.) - Retd. Director General Public Works Department, loving mother of Rajkumar (Canada), dearest grandmother of Jennifer & Lalin, sister of late Victor, Dhanam & Balu, sister-in-law of late Kanagaratnam, Leila Sirisena, Dr E.A. (Amalu) & Grace Somasundaram. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. Telephone 2865119.

AMBALAWARNER - (G.C.T.) retired Railways and formerly U.S.A. Beloved husband of late Tharmalukshmi, father of Sasistharan (USA), Arichunan (USA), Shankaran (Australia), passed away peacefully. Funeral service at 2 p.m. Cortege will leave Barney Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 4.30 p.m. today Sunday for Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte, Borella at 5 p.m. Informant - beloved son Arichunan. 69, Quinte Avenue Apartment - 15, Allston MA, 02134, USA.

GUNASEKERA - ALOYSIOUS Brother of Matilda, Emmanuel, Anthony, Hubert and Phelomina, brother-in-law of late Basil, Elizabeth and late T. Samarawickrema, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Sunday 25th for burial at St. Anne’s Church Cemetery, Wattala. No. 62/20, Averiwatta Road, Wattala.

PEDURU - WISIDAGAMA (Retired English Teacher), beloved husband of Josepin Perera, loving father of Annetricia (USA), Malini (Australia) & Priyanthi (CML - MTD Constructions Ltd), father-in-law of Rohan Navaratne (USA), Pathirana Samaranayake (Australia) & Roshan Senaviratne (Fonterra Brands Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.), grandfather of Nishellie (USA), Dilanka, Selani (Australia), Yasara & Sisuri (St. Bridgets Convent Colombo 7). Cortege leaves residence for burial at Roman Catholic Church burial ground on 26/05 at 4.30 p.m. 45/1, Kirimetiyagara, Kadawatha.

WIJENARAYANA - DAVID FREDRICK (Proprietory Planter). Beloved husband of Chitra and father of Prasanna (Bogawantalawa Tea Estates), Kamantha Chamath (Attorney-at-Law) and Rasanthi (Australia) and father-in-law of Ramani, Ramyani, Kumarasiri (Attorney-at-Law) and Prabhath Wattegama (Examiner of Motor Vehicles, presently in Australia). Funeral will be held on Monday the 26th May at Dadalla Crematorium at 5.00 p.m. No. 100, Elliott Road, Galle.

WIJEYANATHAN - JOE R. (Retired Shroff of Ceylon Electricity Board, Jaffna), son of late Mr and Mrs A.B. Rajaratnam, beloved husband of Mrs Rebecca Wijeyanathan (retired Teacher of Holy Family English Convent, Jaffna), loving father of Tania, Tony (Greenwich University, UK) and Shaun (Union Bank), father-in-law of Ladislaus Gnanapragasam (Sterling Navigation Agencies (Pvt) Ltd), grandfather of Marisa, brother of late Mr Earnest Rajaratnam (Central Bank) and late Angeline Antonypillai, passed away on Saturday 24th May. Cortege will leave from A.F. Raymond’s funeral parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 26th May for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte R.C. Section. 29A, Pamankade Lane, Wellawatta. Tel: 2366118/0773762771.


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