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ARTHANAYAKE ­ AMARA.   Dearly beloved mother of Shirani Yapa, Mahinda Tudugala and Asitha Tudugala, mother­in­law of Godwin, Sudharmika and Chandrika, sister of Nanda Karunaratne, Mallika Chandrasekera, loving grandmother of Nalika, Prashan, Hiroshini, Ushan, Erandi, Dilan, Manoj, Isuru, great grandmother of Tania, expired. Remains will be at   Jayaratna Funeral Parlour  till 12.00 noon on Sunday (4th). Funeral at Thekkagaha Agara, Yakwila, Pannala. Cortege leaving residence at 3.00 pm. on 5th Monday for Cremation at the Kuliyapitiya Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 

GUNAWARDENA ­ DR. GAMINI (D.G.R)   Former Deputy Director MRI. Son of late Dr. & Mrs. D.T.R. Gunawardena, beloved husband of Jinadaree (HelpAge Sri Lanka), father of Nishantha & Surangi, father­in­law of Dinesh Pathirana, brother of Upali Dr. D.U.R., Indra, Nihal, Chintha & Pundarika (Puwa). Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 5th May for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4.00 p.m.   ‘Sudhampaya’, 235/2, Galle Road, Dehiwala. 

HETTIARACHCHI ­ SOMA (G.H. SOMAWATHIE)   Retired Officer, Election Commissioner’s Office, passed away. Cortege leaves Jayarathne Funeral Parlour, Borella on Monday 5th at 4.00 p.m. for cremation at Jawatta Crematorium at 4.30 p.m. (Monday 10.00 4.00 p.m. at Jayarathne Funeral Parlour). 29, Sirimal Uyana, Panadura. 

JOSEPH ­ SHALINI   (CEO Top Promotions). Loving daughter of Mr & Mrs. B. Joseph, sister of Shalan Joseph. Cortege leaves   185, Mirigama Rd, Maha Hunupitiya, Negombo on 5th May at 10.00 a.m. to R.C. Section, Negombo Cemetery. Tel. 0777377720. 

KURUKULASURIYA ­ WILLIAM SILVA   (Retired Principal). Beloved husband of late Bimba, father of retired Major­General Vijitha, Nitha, Ananda (Australia), Doctor Padma (Australia), father­in­law of Indrani, late Jayasena, Lalitha (Australia) and Erich (Australia), passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mount Lavinia  on Monday 5th at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at Nedimala Crematorium ­ Dehiwala. 

MRS. JAGODARACHCHI ­ GAMMANPILA   (Retired Teacher). Beloved wife of D. Jagodarachchi (retired OA Commerce Department), loving mother of Rukmani (St. Joseph Balika Maha Vidyalaya, Grandpass), Lukshmi (retired Teacher Visaka Vidyalaya), Indrani (Acting Finance Manager, CWE), mother­in­law of Upali Athulathmudali (retired teacher), Raj Kaviratne (retired Central Bank Officer), N.H. Wimalasena (Attorney­at­Law), sister of late Mrs. Dias late D.S. Gammanpila, late Pema Gammanpila, Mrs. Premadasa (retired teacher), G.D.B. Munidasa (retired Currency Superintendent, Central Bank), Soma Jayatilake (retired teacher), Cyril Gammanpila (Retired Assistant Director Education), Wimala Palihakkara (retired Teacher) and Tilaka Gammanpila (Engineer), expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. today for Cremation.   92/1, Templars Road, Mt. Lavinia. 

SMALE ­ CLIVE   Son of late Bonnie & Lydia, beloved brother of the late Raymond & of Jean, Iris & Marie, expired on 2 May. Funeral was held on 3 May.   Block L ­ No. 8, Bambalapitiya Flats, Colombo 4.  

GUNASEKERA ­ JOHN BERNARD   (Managing Director ­ Sardonyx Films Holdings (Pvt) Ltd.) Beloved husband of late Sriyani Gunasekera, precious father of Brendon (Gihan Enterprises), loving son of late Samuel Gunasekera and Theresa Gunasekera, brother of Ruby, Oliver, Regina, Deana and Linus, son­in­law of late Mr & Mrs K.B. Christie Perera, brother­in­law of Anton, Izzeth, Kingsley, Gamini, Ajith, Lilantha (MP Colombo District), Neil, Nirusha, Shamala, Reenaaz and Shani, expired. Cortege leaves residence 293/15, K.B. Christie Perera Mawatha, Colombo 13, on Wednesday 7th May, 2003 at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella. 

DE LA ZILWA ­ GERALD   At Rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Crystal, loved father of Steve, brother of Elfric, Julian and Clair, expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 2.30 p.m. on Monday 5th May for Cremation at Jawatte Cemetery at 3.00 p.m. 

TAMBIAH ­ GULAM   (Attorney­at­Law). Son of the late Deshamanya H.W. Tambiah and Leela Tambiah, beloved husband of Mallika, adored father of Nadija and Maheesha, loving brother of Jeyam, Rajes and the late Sudhir, expired on 1st May, 2003 and was cremated on 2nd May, 2003 according to his wishes.


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