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Sunday, 11 August 2013





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
Death Acknowledgements

AMARATUNGA - WIJITHA. Members of the family of the late Mrs. Wijitha Amaratunga, sincerely thank all friends and relatives, who attended the funeral, sent floral trubutes and messages of condolence and also helped them in numerous ways during their bereavement. They regret their inabillity to thank them individually.175572 

DE ALWIS - VENETIA (nee JAYEWARDENE). The family of VENETIA DE ALWIS (nee JAYEWARDENE) wishes to extend their sincere thanks and gratitude to the Doctors and staff of Durdans Hospital for their kind and gentle care during her illnes, and to members of the clergy and friends and relatives who offered their prayers, provided support and acts of kindness, attended the funeral, sent messages of condolence, floral trubutes, and assisted the family in numerous ways during their time of grief. Please accept this as our personal thank you. The family regrets their inability to thank everyone, individually. Ione and Sarath Algama, Ingrid De Alwis, Devika and Yohan Perera and their families. 174991 

GOONATILLEKA - M.H. (Former Professor of University of Kelaniya). We wish to express our heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to the Minister of Culture and the Arts, Hon. T.B. Ekanayake, Mr. Douglas Siriwardena and the Tower Hall Foundation, Prof. Patrick Ratnayake, Professor Sarath Amunugama - Vice Chancellor and students of the University of Kelaniya, former students of Vidyodaya Campus (University of Sri Jayawardenapura), Prof. Hemanthi Ranasinghe, extended family, relatives, friends and neighbours who attended the funeral and to His Excellency the President, Hon. Prime Minister, Opposition Leader Mr. Ranil Wickremasinghe and others who sent messages of condolence and floral tributes and to all of those who helped us in numerous ways during our time of grief. We regret our inability to thank you all individually. We trust the acknowledgement will be accepted by all as a token of our appreciation. Wife Prema, daughter Nandita (Shiro) and son Dushyantha. 177793 

SURIYAPPERUMA - ROHINI. Members of the family of the late Mrs. ROHINI SURIYAPPERUMA wish to thank all relations, friends and neighbours who attended the funeral and helped in many ways during the recent bereavement. They regret their inability to thank them individually. 24/A, Nikape Road, Dehiwala. 174266


AMARASINGHE - NILTOTANGA MUDIYANSELAGE (former Director Library Services Board; Lecturer Vidyalankara University and founder, Library Science Department; Lecturer Sri Lanka Library Services Association; Senior lecturer University of Papua New Guinea). Beloved husband of Padmalatha (nee Edirisinghe), loving father of Kithsirimevan and Upul Kumari, loving father-in-law of Sajeevi and loving grandfather of Mevuni and Uthpala. Cortege leaving 74, Third Lane, Model Town Ratmalana on Sunday 11th August 2013 at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Galkissa Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.177075 

JOSEPH - WINIFRED GETRUDE NESAMANI. Loving daughter of late Mr. T.J. Joseph and Mrs. Regina Joseph, loving sister of late Theresa Rajasooriar, Dr. Anslem Joseph and of Basil Joseph (California), loving sister-in-law of late S.M.S. (Sammy) Rajasooriar and of Jenny Joseph (UK), loving aunty of late Selva, Dharma and of Dawn, Pushpa, Mahendran, Christable, Evangeline (Canada), Nilmini, Mark, Sherine (UK), and Julia. Cortege leaves residence No. 504, Negombo Road, Wattala at 2.00 p.m. on Monday 12th August for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte at 3.00 p.m. 177799 

RANASINGHE - LAWRENCE DINTY late of Australia, taken into Godís care on 6 August 2013. Aged 74 years. Dearly loved husband of Persis, much loved Thathi of Samantha, Namiko, Dominic and Dinesh, brother of the late Elaine, Rita, Carlyle, patrick and the late Clarence. Family and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass to celebrate Dintyís life at Our Lady of Graces, 100 mayfield Road, Carina, Queensland, Australia on Monday, 12 August 2013 at 11 a.m. The family can be contacted on [email protected] .177746 

RATHNAYAKE - SOMARATHNA (Formerly Department of Agriculture and Director of Multi Finance). Loving husband of the late Sunethra Rathnayake, father of Kushlani, Dilrukshi and Shashipraba, father-in-law of Prasanna Bandara, Jayantha Rangamuwa, Lakpriya Dissanayake. Cremation held as requested, at Borella Cemetery on 10th August.177792 

RUPESINGHE - SUNIL RANJAN PERERA - (Chairman, Shelhiru Group of Companies). Dearly beloved husband of Rebekah, much loved and devoted father of Shalan (Australia), Hirosh and Ruwan (Australia), beloved loving father-in-law of Tracy (Australia), Harshi and Tamara (Australia), devoted grandfather of Savannah and Sarah (Australia), Joshua (Wales) Shanaya, Taneesha and Ryan (Australia), brother of Nimal, Rohan, Seedevi (UK) and Ravi, beloved son of the late Richard and the late Siri Rupesinghe, stepson of Walter Rupesinghe, brother-in-law of the late Ramani and of Mano (UK), Kanthi and Sriyani, Anton and Carnita, Tyronne (Australia), the late Ricardo and of Anita (Australia), Belinda and Donny. Cortege leaves residence No. 55, Rampart Road, Kotte at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 11th August for Service at the Cinnamon Gardens Baptist Church and thereafter burial at General Cemetery, Borella (General Christian Section). 177747 

SENARATNE - ADELAIDE MALLIKA. Beloved wife of late S.D.S.A (Arthur) Senaratne, mother of Swarna, Rukman, Lalitha, Malani and Sriyani, mother-in-law of Sunil, Gamini, Rupika, Gilsan. Funeral at Methodist Church, Seeduwa at 4 p.m. on Sunday 11th August 2013. 23, Amandoluwa, Seeduwa. 177795 

VISWAKULA - NIMAL - Beloved husband of Verena (Nee De Silva), loving father of Jinen, Shanker, Dhishni & Chinthu, father-in-law of Manjusha & Nelushie, son of late Sirisena & Sumana Viswakula, son-in-law of Olga Ramasamy, brother & brother-in-law of Lakshmi & Lakshman Rajapaksa, Shanthi & Gamini De Silva, Chethiya & Sharmali Viswakula (Australia), Asoka & Nayani Viswakula, Priyanthi & Prasanna Subasinghe & late Dharshana Viswakula. Cortege leaves residence 215/3, Quarry Road, (Gal Vihara Place), Dehiwala at 3.00 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 5 p.m. 177797


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