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Sunday, 29 May 2016





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

REV. EMMANUEL GNANAPRAGASAM - Husband of Leena (Retired Teacher of St. Thomasí College, Mt. Lavinia), father of Malar, Kumar and Mano, father-in-law of (late) Sherrard de Silva, Caroline and Anne, brother of late Bishop, Jabez, Gnanapragasam. Cortege leaves residence 9/2, 1st Lane, Koralawella, Moratuwa on 29th May 2016, at 3.30 p.m. for St. Peterís Church, Koralawella, for service and burial. 072684

BROOKE - SMITH - CHARLES FEARON - Husband of Rosemary and father of Christopher and Jane, grandfather of William and Alice, died peacefully aged 99 on 17th May, 2016. His planting career started in 1935 and he served on Spring Valley Group from 1938 until his retirement in 1970, with the exception of a break from 1942 to 1946, when he served as an Officer with the 9th Gurkha Rifles on North West frontier. His remains lie at Moore Bros Funeral Directors at 5, Woodbridge Road, Framlingham Suffolk IP13 9LL, UK. Funeral will take place at 2 p.m. on Friday 17th June at St. Maryís Church, Parham, Suffolk. Family flowers only. Refer any enquiries to Funeral Directors. 070348 

GUNADASA - DODANGODA LIYANAGE (FMR Ports Authority), passed away on 21.05.2016 in Boston, USA. Beloved husband of late Maheswarie Liyanage, beloved father of Indra (USA), Zainab (Pushpa - Australia), Chandu (Chandrakanthi - Australia) and Janaka (USA), father-in-law of Kailash (USA), Shiraz (Australia) and Kithsiri (Australia), daughter-in-law Girisha (USA), grand children - Sajad, Shuhaib, Shahala and Sarangi. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 077-3333990. 071706 

KODIPPILY - CATHERINE At Peace with Jesus. beloved wife of Rex Kodippily, loving mother of Roshanthi, Prasanna and Sureka, mother-in-law of Charles, Chandana and Dilini, darling grandmother of Rochelle, Ryan, Janindu, Senara, Yalindie and Nuran, sister of late Philomina, Julius, Rex and Nishantha, sister-in-law of late Nalin, Tulin, Ruth and Chrishanthi. Remains lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Sunday 29th May at 3.30 p.m. for burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte (R.C. Section). 072408 

MENDIS - ISALA - At Rest with Jesus. Retired Class Teacher (Form 2) St. Thomasí College, Mt. Lavinia, loving daughter of Eddie & Irene, sister of late Bernard Gladwyn Ivy Inez Ileen Dixon and Rienzie, sister-in-law of Maurine, Mary, Asuntha and of late Freddy and Ernest. Remains will lie at New Parish Hall, Holy Emmanuel Church from 1.00 p.m. and thereafter service at Holy Emmanuel Church, Idama, Moratuwa at 4.00 p.m. Burial thereafter at St. Peterís Church, Koralawella, Moratuwa. 072692

RODRIGO - RAVINDRA - CFO Woodman Lanka / Old Boy Class of 1961, St. Thomasí College, Mt. Lavinia husband of Krishanthi, father of Indula (I.D.) Mercantile Investments and formerly of KPMG, brother of Kolitha, formerly of LAUGFS and Mercantile Investments, loving in-laws of Jayantha NSB and Saana, Janaki, Ashok (Piliyandala Medical Centre) and Dhananji, Amal (Ex-Navy) and Samanthi, expired. Remains lie at 21/1A, Auburn Side, Dehiwela. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. on Sunday 29th Mt. Lavinia Crematorium. Tel: 077 997 9894, 077 774 4888. 072655 

RUPESINGHE - FREDRICK RAVINDRA (RAVI) - Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Sriyani, loving father of Ralph and Stefan, beloved son of the late Richard & Siri, stepson of the late Walter, brother of Nimal, late Sunil, Seedevi and Rohan, brother-n-law of the late Ramani, Rebekah, Mano, Kanthi, Lalith and Teckla, Ajith and Perlyne, Nalin and Jasintha. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Service at 3.00 p.m. Burial at 3.30 p.m. at Borella Kanatte (Christian Section) on Monday 30th May 2016. 072671 

SEENIVASAGAM SWAMINATHAN (Retired Chartered Accountant - Commercial Company), passed away peacefully on May 23rd, 2016 at his daughterís residence in Missouri, USA after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of late Vallinayaki; loving brother of Yoganathan (Melbourne), late Shanmugam and late Padmavathi; dearly beloved father of Shanthi, Shiva-Ranjan, and Arjuna; loving father-in-law of Senthil Kumar, Suganthini and Pirabalini; affectionate uncle of Sivakami Sivapalan, Karthiga Skanthakumar and Anusuya Elankumaran. He was a member of the Shiva Family, Chinmaya Mission, and an ardent devotee of Swami Shanthananda and Swami Yoganantha. Contact No. 1 636 530 7596. 072704 

VARNAKULASINGHAM - THERESE. Beloved wife of late John B. Varnakulasingham (Galle), loving mother of Rev. Fr. Ignatius (St. Jon Mary Vianney Seminary), Joan, Christopher and Rex (Australia), sister of Aloy (Australia), late Clotilda, late Anselm (Australia) and late Bridget (Trinco), sister-in-law of late Alphonsus, late Sr. Erasma A.C., late Sr. Berchmans (Charity) and Robert (Australia). Remains lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour from Sunday 29th May 10.00 a.m. onwards till Monday 30th May. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Monday after Holy Mass at 3.00 p.m. for burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte (R.C. Section). 072413 

WICKRAMARACHCHI - MAHINDA. (Rtd. Civil Aviation Department & Tea Commissioners Department). Beloved husband of Kamala (nee Wijenayake), precious father of Mangala, Nadika, Manjula and Gayathri, loving father-in-law of Manjula, Daya Ranamukhaarachchi, Manjula and Deshan Hewavithana, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 12, Udaya Mawatha, off Templers Road, Mount Lavinia at 4.45 p.m. on Sunday 29th May. Cremation at Attidiya Cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 072680


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