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Sunday, 28 September 2014





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
Death Acknowledgements

FONSEKA - MERVYN CHARLES NIHAL. Members of the family of the late Mr. Nihal Fonseka wish to sincerely thank relations, friends and members of various pharmaceutical companies who attended the funeral, sent floral tributes and messages of condolence. We also thank all those who helped and assisted in numerous ways during our bereavement. We regret our inability to thank each and everyone individually. 177751


ABEYRATNA BANDARA - KOBBEKADUWE WALAWWE retired Health Department, eldest son of Kobbekaduwe Walawwe Ukku Bandara and Heenmanike Palamakumbura. Beloved husband of P.M. Abeyratna father of Dr. Parakrama, Jayampathie Dr. Sasanda, Geethanjali, Chandana, Hashitha and Chinthaka, beloved uncle of Leela, father-in-law of Tharalika, Vajira, Upali Susantha, Dinali, Geethanjali and Srimathie Beloved grandfather of Kenneth, Gajanatha, Madunatha, Thisaru, Imalka, Chathurika, Aravinda, Eranga, Melani, Shalani, Navishka, Shachini and Ashwini and great grandfather of Kawmadi, brother of the late K.W. Wijeratna and of K.W. Senaviratna, expired. Cremation at Kossinna Crematorium on Monday 29th at 5 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. 126, “Udeni”, Godapola, Gelioya. 178700 

CRUSZ - Dr. THOMAS AQUINAS. - Loving husband of Srimathie, father of Shanika (and Nicholas Baker), Samanthi and Shanthini (and Marc Turley); grandfather of Orlando and Lucas, son of Decima Crusz and the late Prof. Hilary Crusz; son-in-law of Miriam Perera and the late Ashley Perera; brother of Frances (and Kamal Magdon-Ismail), Robert (and Neloufer de Mel) and Marie; brother-in-law of Priyani Perera, Sharmala (and Maurice Nathanielsz) and Niranjan Perera (and Manjula); passed away in Essex, England on 22nd September 2014. Relatives and Friends will be informed of burial of ashes in family grave in Colombo and Thanksgiving Service which will take place in the near future. May he Rest in Peace. 178669 

HAJIYANI SITHY HAMZA MOHINUDEEN - Beloved wife of the late Al-haj M.J.M. Mohinudeen, daughter of the late Abdul Raheem and the late Aamina Umma, loving mother of Ahsan (Ceylinco Takaful Insurance), Ashroff (Bookers), Azeeka (Australia), mother-in-law of Nazila, Fazloon and Hussain (Australia), grandmother of Yumna Dilroshan, Yusra Shafraz, Yashmy Mustak (Australia), Nihla Fizry, Nabila Nazri, Nibraaz, Afraaz, Sadiyya, Azfa Shafraz, Fazra, sister of the late Noor Sadeeka, the late Khairiya and the late A.R.M. Nizar, aunt of M.J.M. Zarook, Zafir (UK), Ummu Zackiya, Ayesha, Naima, Rila, Zahara, Kamil, Raheem, Noufel & Sibithy. Janaza took place on 24th September at Dehiwala Muslim Burial Ground, 73/6, Pamankade Lane, Wellawatte. 178603 

KANAGARATNAM THIAGAWATHY (retired Teacher, Saiva Mangaiyar Vithiyalayam). Beloved wife of the late Kanagaratnam (retired SLES - Editor Grade 1 EPD), loving sister of the late Nageswary, Vimaladevi, Indrani, Shakuntala, sister-in-law of the late Sinnathamby, Sumanthiran, late Thirunavukarasu, loving aunt of Baskara (MMC - Colombo), Rubini, Sanjitha, Sanjeevan, Amuthini, Umakanthan, Nilakshan, Vaishnavi, grand aunt of Kaedarani, Ashwin, Aarthi, Ranjan, Rashmi, Ishan passed away peacefully. Remains lie at Mt Lavinia Mahinda Funeral Parlour on Sunday 28th September 2014 today from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Cremation on Monday at 10 a.m. 178699 

KARUNARATNE, PIYASIRI WICKRAMAPALA (of “Siripiya” Welmilla). Beloved husband of Punya Karunaratne, precious father of Susitha, Irani and Gayani, father-in-law of Harshini, Suneth and Prasanna and loving grandfather of Samidi, Nivantha, Shenal, Gimantha, Raminda, Dinushi and Heshan. Cremation on Sunday 28th of September 2014. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. Cremation at Enderamulla Crematorium. 199/4, Janapriya Mawatha, Kadawatha Rd, Ragama. 178614 

NADARAJAH - DR. BALASUBRAMANIAM and his dearly beloved wife, Bhawani, passed away peacefully on September 25th and 26th 2014. Remains lie at No. 6, Bagatalle Road, Colombo 3, on Sunday, the 28th September from 9 a.m. onwards. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Sunday the 28th to the General Cemetery Borella. “Hindu Section”, for Cremation at 4.30 p.m. 178698 

NADARAJAN NADAR Beloved husband of Aksal Annamanie, loving father of Rachel, Daniel and Florida, father-in-law of Evinta and loving grandfather of Daresh Joel. Cortege leaves residence No. 215/2, Nayakakanda, Hendala Wattala at 3.00 pm. on 28th September 2014 for burial at Madampitiya General Cemetery (Anglican Section). 178697 

PERERA - DR. FRANK - (Former Senior Lecturer at History Department of University of Colombo & former Director of Sri Lanka Tourist Board, Frankfurt, Germany), loving husband of Sherva & loving father of Shunusha & Beatrice (Germany), died under tragic circumstances. Remains lie at Western Funeral Parlour, Colombo Road, Copra Junction, Negombo. Burial at Bolawalana Catholic Cemetery at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 28th. 178545 

WEERASURIYA ARACHCHIGE CHANDRAWATHI peacefully gone to glory, aged 60. Beloved wife of late Mundigala Pathiranage David, loving mother of Roshan Pathirana, Suja Pathirana Pradipa Pathirana, Sujiva Pathirana and Nilmini Pathirana, daughter of late W.A. David and W.A. Lawra. Remains lie at No. 67 1/9A, Manel Mawatha, Gangodawila, Nugegoda. Cortege leaves residence for Borella Cemetery for burial at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 29th September. 178702 

WIJESUNDERA - HELENA ANOJA DEVI (nee WIJEWARDENA). Beloved wife of the late Prof. Stanley Wijesundera, loving mother of Rohan, Shalitha, Deepthi and Lakmini, precious grandmother of Irushi, Sureshi, Ruchini, Chanka and Georgia, much loved sister of Kalyani Attygalle and the late Upali Wijewardena, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 29th September at 3 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella (Buddhist Section). No.111, 5th Lane, Colombo 03. 178594

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