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Sunday, 15 March 2015





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
Death Acknowledgements

CHANDRADASA - Late Mr. MARAGE CHANDRADASA (formerly of University Services). Beloved husband of Shirani Manel (nee Batugahage) and loving father of Aravinda, Harindra and late Nilmini, son of late Mr Lyris Appuhamy and of late Mrs A.P. Pathirana Hamine, son-in-law of Mr/s B.W. Batugahage Nugegoda, brother-in-law of Sunil Batugahage (Attorney-at-Law). Cremated on 28th February 2015, according to his wishes. We thank your presence and sympathy was greatly appreciated at a sad and difficult time. Regret inability to thank individually. 41, Subaddrarama Lane, Nugegoda. 0112810544. 038694 

WEGODAPOLA - The family members of the late MRS. CHINTHA WEGODAPOLA wish to sincerely thank the Ven, Mahasanga, relatives and friends who attended the funeral, sent floral tributes, messages of condolences and spent time with them to share their grief during the period of bereavement. We also sincerely thank the doctor and nursing staff of the Madipola hospital for their prompt services. Regret very much our inability to thank them individually. “Wegodapola Walauwa”, Madipola. 041114


BULUGAHAPITIYA - DAYANANDA - (Retired Director of Education). Beloved husband of Anula (nee Uduwela), loving father of Inoka, Dr. Lalani (UK), Jeevani (USA), Hiranjan (Vincit Estate), Dr. Uditha (Endocrinologist, Kalubowila Hospital), father-in-law of Jayantha, Dr. Ruwan (UK), Harindra (USA), Dr. Dammika (LRH), Dr. Kaushalya (Anti-Leprosy Campaign, Ministry of Health), and brother of Dr. D T D Bulugahapitiya (UK), expired. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 16th March at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 5.30 p.m. 5/5, Shramadana Mawatha, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda. 042324 

GHAFFOOR, HAJI S.M.M.A. - Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Rajiyoon. (Retired Director of Education, former Member Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Public Services Commission, Eastern Province and Board of Management, Eastern University). Dearly beloved husband of Marhooma Hajiyani Mariam Zahira, loving father of Ghazali, Roshan, Yasmin, Fareeda, Ramli and father-in-law of Susan, Auffer Asver, Mahinda, Muzzammil and Shanaz, beloved grandfather of Ajmal, Aqil, Amaan, Tahaany, Adheeb, Ayesha, Nishadh, Nadia, Tasneem, Azaad, Ziyaad, Taahira and Safiyah, son of Marhoom Seeni Mohamedlebbe Udayar and Marhooma Kadhija Umma, son-in-law of Marhoom M.M. Ismail and Marhooma Ayesha, brother of Marhoom Abusalihu, Marhoom Yoosuflebbe, Athamlebbe and Marhooma Musin Umma Marhooma Sithy Raula and Sathuna, brother-in-law of Aminah, Fuhaad, Fareeda, Marhoom Athamlebbe, Marhoom Casim, Ibrahim and Marhooma Razeena, Hakeem and Ameer. Janaza took place on 4th March 2015 at Dehiwela Grand Mosque, 35, Campbell Place, Dehiwela. 042044 

HASSIM - MR ROHAN RYLE (Managing Director - Diyatha Advertising (Pvt) Ltd). Beloved husband of Iroshima, precious father of Ishall (student of St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10), son of the late Mr & Mrs Thaha and Hyacinth Hassim, son-in-law of Mr & Mrs S. John, darling brother of Rebecca, Jeffrey, Zeena and Odette, brother-in-law of Gerard, Nilanthi, Thushara, Farrell, Krishantha, Shiromi and Dilani, loving uncle of Gayan, Randima, Theekshana, Maheshika, Kavishe, Akshana, Craig, Ozelle and Jennifer. The funeral was held on Sunday 02nd March at Carmel Church, Palliyawatte, Hendala. The members of the family wish to thank all friends, relatives & Diyatha Advertising, who attended the funeral and sent floral tributes. We regret our inability to thank them individually. 042031 

JACKSON - TINLEY DENZIL  - Loving son of late Mr. Gabriel Jonathan and Mrs. Agnes Muriel Cobban Lea, precious husband of Noreen (nee Walles) and loving father of Wyanne Prosser (USA), beloved brother of Kingsely (UK - deceased), Tennison (UK - deceased), Vernon (deceased), Leonard (Australia), Beryl (deceased), Daphney (Australia), Madeline (UK), Russel (deceased), loving brother-in-law of Shiela (UK - deceased), Myrtle (UK), Dulsie (deceased), Esme (Australia - deceased), Anton (deceased), Shelly (Australia - deceased), Arul (UK - deceased), Therese (deceased). Burial at General Cemetery - Borella. Cortege leaves AF Raymond Parlour on the 15th (Sunday) March 2015 at 3.30 p.m. Copy UK, USA, Canada, Australia papers. 042329 

JOHN - AJITH NOEL - Beloved husband of Lalini (nee Nanayakkara), loving father of Joseph and Michael (Canada), father-in-law of Thushari and Danusha, loving grandfather of Malina (Canada), loving brother of Carmen, Anthony and Joseph. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Monday 16th March 2015 at 11.30 a.m. for burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte (Anglican Section). No. 5B, Church Road, Talangama South, Talangama. 042342 

PERERA - NIHAL. (Proprietor of Citizen Electronics Systems), beloved husband of Deepika, loving son of late H.E.R. Perera (Frank) and Priscilla, brother of H.S.R. Perera (Kumar) and Thilaka, brother-in-law of Kamani and Luxman, son-in-law of D.H. Perera and Sumila, much loved uncle of Ruwani and Nayanajith, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 15th March at 1.15 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Borella Crematorium at 2 p.m. No. 993(210), Kotte Road, Welikada, Rajagiriya. 042188 

PHILIP - VIRAJ LARSON  of Hansa Ceylon Coffee passed away unexpectedly at age 22. Beloved son of Sita Philip and of the late Swamidas Philip, brother of Charles Niroshan Philip, nephew of Jaqueline Carol and Nita Pieris. His remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour on Sunday 15 March from 8 a.m., followed by burial at the General Cemetery Borella, Christian Section, at 2 p.m. 042341 

PULLENAYEGAM - CATHERINE (94 years old). Wife of late Mervyn Pullenayegam, beloved mother of Maxie, Bernie, Rienzie, Trevor & late Errol, mother-in-law of Delanie, Sydney, Gene, Mano & Angela, loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren & 18 great-grandchildren. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on Sunday 15th March at 4.30 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). 041888 

SAMARANAYAKE - DR. NIELHAAN - (Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Surgeon Commodore, Sri Lanka Navy). Dearly beloved husband of Dilko, loving father of Oshadhi and Kaveesha, son of late Dr. G.G. Samaranayake and Prema, brother of the Shasthri (Australia), Premani, Ranee (Austria) and Mathisha, brother-in-law of Eloma, late Shiraz, Gehard and Dilrukshi. Cortege leaves residence No. 526/1, Lake Road, Thalangama South, Battaramulla at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte on Sunday 15th March 2015 at 6.30 p.m. 042265 

WEERASOORIYA - WILLIAM - Beloved husband of Amy, loving father of Priyanthi, Sharmini and Sonia, father-in-law of Prasanna Eugene and Amal, grandfather of Shamal, Nilanka, Hiran, Ranga and Himani, expired. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour, Borella from 10 a.m. Funeral Service will commence at 4.00 p.m. and cremation will take place at General Cemetery Borella, thereafter on Sunday the 15th. 74, St. John’s Way, Colombo 15. 041940


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