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Sunday, 10 May 2015





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DIAS - HIRANTHA - It is difficult to find words to express how thankful we are for your expressions of love to our family during this truly difficult time supporting us with your prayers and affection. We want to say thank you to the clergy, extended family, relatives, friends and neighbour s who were always around us during these saddest and most difficult times in our lives. We are truely very grateful to all of you. Priya, Chulanga, Malinda and Buddhika - family of late HIRANTHA DIAS. 068344 

FERNANDO - OLGA. Relict of the late Percy (PA). Mother of: Prem & Thilo, Niral & Deannah, Shermal & Inoka, Nedra & Dushan, Chenath & Riyaaya, Gayathri & Kai, grandmother of late Priyan & Tanika, Tarini & Asela, Nushelle & Dinuk, Anjou & Daniel, expired on 29th April and in accordance with her wishes cremation was undertaken at the General Cemetery Rawathawatta on the 30th. While we sincerely thank those, who, upon hearing of the news, attended and also who helped in numerous ways, we trust that all those who could not be notifed earlier and therefore were unable to be present, would appreciate that we were bound to adhere to her wishes for a private funeral. 068662 

JEBARAJ - We the members of the family of late JULIET MARY JEBARAJ (VINITHA) sincerely thank the clergy, friends, relations, neighbours and all for attending her funeral, floral tributes, messages of condolences. We regret our inability to thank you all individually. Jebaraj and the whole family members. 067207 

MAHAULPOTHA KUSAL -Loving son of late Chandra Mahaulpotha (former Deputy Mayor of Kandy) and Siriyalatha and loving brother of Anoma (UK), Ayomie and loving uncle of Devinda (UK), Raminda (UK), passed away on 26th March, 2015 in Wellington, New Zealand, was cremated there in accordance with his wishes. His family wishes to express their gratitude to Tony Anderson (Australia) and Jackie McCullagh (New Zealand) who affectionately cared him as a member of their family. 066446 

ROCHE - BERTIE - The family members of the late BERTIE ROCHE thank friends, relations, neighbours and colleagues who attended the funeral and helped in numerous ways during our time of grief. We regret our inability to thank everyone individually. 068086


AL HAJ M.B.M. SHAWKET - Beloved husband of Zaithoon Nisa, loving father of F.F. Fazruna, father-in-law of A Musadiqe Zainudeen, loving grandfather of Shawket Arhab, Zaitoon Zoha, son of late M. Buzrook (S.L.A.M. Markar, Chatham Street, Fort) and Jennathul Suhada, brother of late Salih, Rizvi, late Zainulabdeen, Firidous, Ali, late Zulfakar, late Zainudeen and Zohara, passed away on the 4th of May (Day 14 of Rajab 1436). Janaza took place on same day at Kuppiyawatta Muslim Burial Ground after Asar Prayers. We, the family wish to express our sincere appreciation to all our relatives, neighbours and friends for their kind attendance and being so helpful and comforting in our time of extreme grief. 81, Majeediya Estate, Gothatuwa.068703 

BASTIAMPILLAI - KUMAR. Dearly beloved husband of Sushe, son of the late Victor and Ida Bastiampillai, son-in-law of the late Llewellyn and Beatrice Chandrarathne, brother of Angela, Rajini, Lakshmi, Lakshman and Kumari, passed away peacefully in the UK on 7th May 2015 after a brief illness. Funeral arrangements to be notified later. Flat 02, St. James Park, Croydon CRO 2UT. 068890 

DAVID - MICHEL TREVIN - Beloved husband of Kaushaliya, Chamodhi, loving son of Errol and Renuka, loving brother of Minoly and Madushi, brother-in-law of Sanjeewa, expired. Cortege leaves residence #108, Palliyawatha, Hendala, Wattala on Monday 11th 2015 for service and burial at 3.30 p.m. at Mount Caramel Church, Palliyawatha. T/Phone # 0755340128. 069424 

DE SILVA - ANTHONY (TONY) LEONARD - Beloved husband of Indra, loving father of Joe and Chris, son of late Leonard and Hyacinth De Silva, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs K.S. Rajamanie, loving brother of late Naomi, Gordon, late Tyronne, Annesley and Savithri, passed away in Toronto Canada on May 8th 2015. Funeral will be held in Toronto on May 12, 2015. 15, Kells Avenue, Scarborough ON M1K 4W6 Canada. 069379 

KARUNARATNE - NIHAL. Beloved husband of Clera (nee Wickramasinghe), loving father of Manjula and Ruwani, father-in-law of Chandima and Dakshith (LOLC), expired. Cortege leaves residence 163/5, Indurugahawatta, Walpola, Angoda at 3 pm on Sunday 10th May for cremation 4 pm at Kotikawatta General Cemetery. 068775 

MUTUCUMARANA - RASIKA PALAWINNEGE (Finance Director, A&E Lanka (Pvt) Ltd) - Beloved husband of Erangika (HSBC), darling father of Mithara and baby Miheli, son of Arawinda and late Jineendra, brother of Lasitha (Dialog), son-in-law of Neil and Lalani De Mel, brother-in-law of Irushi (Brandix), Daham (Hayleys Advantis) and Chintha (WNS). Cortege leaves residence 13/4A, Woodland Avenue, Kohuwala at 4 p.m. on Sunday 10th May for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 5 p.m. 068694 

PEIRIS - D. LESLIE of Koralawella, Moratuwa. Husband of K. Ranjani Sriyalatha, Wijedasa, father of Lakshila, Anuruddha and Lakruwan, father-in-law of Ganga, Anuradha, much loved grandfather of Vihari Sameeksha, Tharun, Rumet, passed away. Funeral takes place on Sunday (10) at 2.30 p.m. at Rawathawatta, Moratuwa. 069326 

PERERA - IRENE PHYLLIS - Dealy beloved wife of the late Luke Perera, loving mother of Premilla and mother-in-law of Asoka Dassenaike, darling grandmother of the late Ashok Christopher, beloved sister of the late Lenard, late Cecil, late Lilamani and late Lakshmon, passed away peacefully and was buried according to her wishes. 069336 

RAJANAYAGAM - RAJADEVA of Varthalai Villan, Tellippalaians resided at Ramakrishna Road, Wellawatte, former employee of Brown and Company and Shabra Finance, passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 5th at the age of 80 in Princeton-junction, NJ, USA. He is beloved of husband Vimala (NJ), former employee of Bank of Ceylon, Colombo, loving father of Ahilan (NJ), father-in-law of Samitha (NJ) and grandfather of Harini, Yuvan and Sanvi. He was son of late Rajanayagam and Thanganesan, son-in-law of late Selvaratnam and Nagammah of Maanipay, loving brother of Rajeswari (Canada), late Sivanesan (UK), Shanthini (UK) and brother-in-law of late Sivalingam (Sri Lanka), Semmanaselvi (Sri Lanka), Sreeskandarajah (UK), Vishvakanthan (Sri Lanka), Srimahilkanthan (NJ), Ambiga (Sri Lanka), Renuga (Sri Lanka), uncle of Chelvan (Canada), Vani (UK), Danesh (Canada), Tarsheeka (Canada), Santhya (NJ) and Vasi (NJ), Nephew of Dhivya (UK), Saijegan (NJ) and in-law of Sathianathan and Punitha. Cremation will take place according to Hindu rites on May 10th at Holy Cross Burial Park, NJ, USA. Contact Phone: Vimala : + 18452495042, Ahilan : +18452353946, Renuga : 94-0112728508. 069324 

WIJAYARATNE - H.L.D.P. (Retired Head Master - St. Johnís College, Nugegoda). Beloved husband of Lillie (retired Head Mistress - Vidyakara Vidyalaya Maharagama), father of Ranjani, Ramya (Germany), Ramani, Harini, Rasika (UK) and Ranga, father-in-law of Sam Bandaranayake, Dharmaratne Jayasinghe (Germany), Upali Senaratne, Jayantha Narangoda and Athula De Silva, expired. Cortege leaves No. 61/2, Alwis Mawatha, Pangiriwatta Rd, Nugegoda for Udahamulla Public Cemetery at 4 pm on Sunday 10th May. 068206 

WIJESINGHE MEREDITH (MERDIE) called to rest on 30.04.2015 at California, USA. Beloved husband of Indranee, loving son of late Francis and Glodys, loving brother of late Derek and Gem Karunaratne, precious father of Ravi, Sharmini and Aruni, father-in-law of Dharsha, Dilrukshan De Alwis and David Evans, brother-in-law of Bandu Karunaratne and late Ruth. Funeral took place on 5th May in California. 068309


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