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Sunday, 1 August 2010





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

AHMAD - MRS ZINDA MADAR Beloved wife of M.T. Ahmad (Makeen), daughter of late M. Saap Ibrahim and late Mrs Qurrathul Faleela, daughter-in-law of late A.L.M. Thassim and late Mrs Sithy Kanima Thassim, mother of Ashroff Bathool and Sadat, mother-in-law of Amjad, grandmother of Jameema, Amri, Mariam and Aslam, sister of Jeniya Sithy Jenitha, Sirthaj and Fazlullah, expired. Janaza took place on 31st July, 2010. No. 59 A, 5th Lane, Colombo 03. 

FERNANDO - Q. J. C. (QURINUS)(formerly of Delmege Forsyth and Co.,  Uswatte Confectionary Works Ltd and The Secretary of St. Sebastian's Church Moratuwa) Dearly beloved husband of Shirani, darling father of Dilshani and Dinesh (Bangladesh), father-in-law of Shamil (Adawatte Estate), Rakhi (Bangladesh), darling seeya of Shovana and Shenaya (Holy Family Convent - Bambalapitiya), beloved brother of late Regis & Bro. Cletus & Ranjith, Sunil and Susila, expired on 30/7/2010. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 4th of August 2010 at 4.30 p.m. for burial  at St. Sebastian's  Church Moratuwa. 129/1, New Galle Road, Moratuwa. 2646341. 

MIRANDAH - INDRANI nee THAMBIAH (Retired Nursing Tutor - Kandana / Jaffna). Dearly beloved wife of Cetus Mirandah, daughter of late Mr & Mrs M.J. Thambiah, sister of Christine (Matale), Ranjit, late Cedric and Maurice, expired. Funeral on 01st August (Sunday) afternoon. Cortege leaves residence 18, Edirigoda Mawatha, Nugegoda at 2.15 p.m. for burial at SS Mary & John's Church, Nugegoda Cemetery. TP: 0112827793. 

SIRISENA - AMAL Called home on 27 July 2010 while travelling in South America, dearly beloved son of Harsha and Indira, much loved brother and brother-in-law of Gian, Melina and Kane Gilbert. Nephew of Harindra Sirisena, Anoja Seneviratne and Ronald Asirwatham, cousin of Rehana, Vindya, Roshanika, Dilshan, Duane, Domani, Rowen and Ronate. You will live in our hearts forever. P. O. Box 5046, Christchurch 8542, New Zealand. Colombo 0112865119. 

THIAGARAJAH - MRS RAJESWARY Passed away peacefully in UK on 26.07.2010. Beloved wife of late V. Thiagarajah, mother of Ganeshan (Giritale Hotel), Thirumahal and Kanthakumar (UK), mother-in-law of Kala (BOC), Kumaramurthy and Anusha (UK), grandmother of Theshegan, Purrnimaa, Dhivya, Sharanya, Joel and Rebecca, sister of Saraswathy, Sarveswary, Panchaluxmy, late Thanaluxmy and Mahendran. Funeral will take place in Essex, UK. 

WIMALASURIYA - KUMAR Petroleum (CPSTL) dearly beloved son of late Mr. M. D. Wimalasuriya (former Principal Dharmasoka College - Ambalangoda) and Mrs. Wimalasuriya, beloved husband of Janaki, brother of Jayanthee (Australia), Thilaka and Jeanne, brother-in-law of Anil (Australia), Shirly and Brigadier Ranjan, passed away on the 29th July. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m cremation at 3.30 p.m at the General Cemetery Ambalangoda. Telephone 0912259216, 326, Elpitiya Road, Watugedera, Ambalangoda.  

YATIYAWELA - MAHANIL, PARAKRAMA SARATH (MPS)  (Ex. Walkers & Sons),  husband of Sriyani Wijesinghe Arachchi, father of Nilmini, Kapila (USA) Rajeewa (Canada) Vyomee & Sepalika, father-in-law of Ajith Wickramarachchi, (UAE), Mahinda Wickramarachchi, Arunodaya Edirisinghe Arachchi (UAE) Loretta (USA) & Shirmila (Canada) son of late Cyril Darwin Yatiyawela (Ex Suptd Cargo Boat Despatch) & of Margret Angulugaha, twin brother of Gemunu (PGN) late Milton, Surangani & Anne,  loving Seeya Athatha of Kavinda, Anupa, Themiya, Devinda, Senura, Praveen (USA) Chrishell (USA) Sarasi, Piumi & Nimeshika (USA) Funeral arrangements will be notified later 56, Perera Road, Kanuwana, Jaela. Tel. 0112229293.

COLOMBAGE - DOROTHY (Retired Bank of Ceylon). Wife of late Leslie (Bobby) Colombage, beloved mother of Leslie (Bunty), Kerima, Jerome and Michael, mother-in-law of Y. Thilakasena and Malrukshi and grandmother of Cassendra, Eshan and Avinesh. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour from 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 31st July. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 1st August. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (R.C. Section). 

GNANAPRAGASAM - RASATHI Beloved wife of late Gnanapragasam, loving daughter of late Mr & Mrs John Ariacuddy, sister of late Mani, late Nesarajah & late Martin, loving mother of Regina, Anton Jeyarajah & Jeya, loving mother-in-law of late Antony, Anton Wijeyaratnam & Anusha, loving grandmother of Shiro, Roshani (Canada), Letticia, Joyce (Canada), Shamala, Shamini, Shathis, Anne, Trevin, Aldrin, Shalin, Delreen (Australia) and Gladwin, dearest great-grandmother of 14 expired. Funeral on Sunday 1st August 2010 at Madampitiya Burial Ground. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. 31B, Thelangapatha Road, Wattala. 

MORAIS - MRS MATILDA - Beloved wife of late Benedict Morais, loving mother of Eric, Mercy, Fr. Irvin (Rector, O.M.I. Seminary, Nugegoda) and Lalitha, mother-in-law of Gamini, Patricia (Retired H.N.B.) and Sarath (ex. Police), grandmother of Nishantha (HNB Thambuttegama), Anushika, Janaka (SriLankan Air Lines) and Sanoji (HNB H/O), Dinusha (Seylan Bank), Shashimal (Eskimo) and great- grandmother of Inara and Baby Ashintha. The remains lie at Bangalawatta, Marapola, Veyangoda. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday. Holy Mass at 3.30 p.m. at Holy Cross Church, Gampaha.  

SARANAPALA - NILANTHA SRINATH (ANIL)  Beloved husband of Mrs. Elizabeth (Elsie), loving father of Ishara. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. on Monday. Cremation at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery. 24/A, Main Road, Attidiya, Dehiwala. 5769400. 

JAYASINGHE - M.R. (rtd. Deputy Director, Dept. of Irrigation). Beloved husband of Swarna (rtd. People’s Bank), loving father of Dr. Pohodine Jayasinghe (NHSL), Dr. Manjula Jayasinghe (CNTH), father-in-law of Dr. Sumudu Abeysinghe (LRH), Dr. Lalanthi Jayasinghe (CNTH), grandfather of Sulana, expired. Cortege leaves residence 420/2, Kirillawela, Kadawatha on Monday 2nd August at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Eldeniya Cemetery.

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