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DHARMASENA ­ NOBEL YASAWATHI MRS.   Wife of late Mr G.D. Dharmasena, mother of Justice Punyadasa Edussuriya Jayantha Ediriwira Mangala Ganegoda and Pragna Dharmasena, grandmother of Samanthi Thushara Samantha Anusha Shirama Durga Hemali Surekha Bimal Lochani and Manori has expired on 24th May 2003. Funeral 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday 28th May to be held at Mount Lavinia Cemetery.   39/3, Hena Road, Mount Lavinia. 

DIAS ­ VALENTINE J.P.U.M.   (Attorney­at­Law Gampaha). Beloved husband of Rita (nee Ponweera), father of Parakrama (Walkers Tours), father­in­law of Shirlene (nee Weerasinghe), grandfather of Shehaan, Shaan and Shenaali, expired. Internment at St Andrew’s Church Burial Ground, Kadawatha. Cortege leaves residence 3.30 p.m. Wednesday 28th May.   58/2, Dewala Road, Mahara­Nugegoda, Kadawatha. 

JAYASENA ­ PROFESSOR K (Pep)   Beloved husband of Lali, father of Dakshina (UK), Shyamali and Nilmini, expired. Cortege leaves residence   252/B2, Edanduwawa, Peradeniya at 11 a.m. on Thursday May 29th for Cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery, Kandy. 

MUDALIGE ­ H.M.D. LUCIAN VICTOR   (Retired Registrar Magistrate’s Court Avissawella). Beloved husband of Mary Agnes (retired Teacher St Anthony’s B.M.V. Mutwal), father of Ayanthie (New Zealand), Thusith (State Counsel), father­in­law of Susil Nonis (New Zealand), brother­in­law of Helen (Kandana), Jenatte, Godfry (Enderamulla), grandfather of Judith, Maria and Angela, expired. Cortege leaves residence   161, Thummodara Road, Puwakpitiya on Wednesday 28th at 4.00 p.m. for burial at St Anne’s Church Cemetery, Puwakpitiya. 

NANAYAKKARA ­ MRS JANE   (nee JAYATHILAKA) (Retired Teacher). Beloved wife of late Thomas Nanayakkara, loving mother of Clarice (Ex. Staff St. Pauls), Celine (Staff Gurukula, Kelaniya), Padmini (Telecom, Wattala), Swinietha (Sathosa Motors), mother­in­law of Reggie (Ex C.R.I.), Oliver (Public Administration Ministry), Ignatius (Lanka Mosquito Coil Company), late Major Chrishantha (Airport & Aviation), expired. Funeral on Wednesday 28th May at 4.00 p.m. at Kurukulawa Catholic Cemetery.   131 A, Kurukulawa, Ragama. 

PERERA ­ DODAMPEGAMAGE JAYANTHA   (Former Manager Mandarin Palace and Mandarin Grill, Colombo). Beloved husband of Indira (nee Goonesinha), loving father of Rajiv (Old Boy, Royal College) and Natalia (Old Girl, Holy Family Convent, Bambalapitiya), darling son of Hemachandra (decd.) and Sumila, loving brother of Palitha (Walker Tours) and Deepika (Citizen Electronics, Rajagiriya), loving son­in­law of Kesera & Rita Goonesinha, brother­in­law of Tikiri, Nihal, Janaki, Bubby, Deevanie, Indaka, Dilki, Tyrone & Sugath, expired. Cortege leaves   Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on Thursday 28th May 2003 at 5.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery Borella at 6 p.m. 

PREMARATNE ­ GALLAGE DON.   Beloved husband of Ranjani (nee Jayasekera), son of late Mr Don Punchi Singho & Mrs Missie Nona, father of Hemanthi (HNB), Dev Lasantha (Australia) & Chamindi, brother of Prema, father­in­law of Prajani (Australia), expired. Cortege leaves residence at No.44, Maligawa Road, Nelumpura, Ratmalana, at 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday 28th May for Cremation at General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia. 

RATNASOORIYA ­ M.G. PIYADASA   (JP). Beloved husband of late Nandawathie Ratnasooriya, loving father of Prof. Tissa Ratnasooriya of the University of Colombo and Dr Chula Goonesinghe of Sri Jayawardanepura General Hospital and father­in­law of Chandrika Ratnasooriya and Dr Nalin Goonesinghe, expired. Funeral at General Cemetery Borella at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 28th May 2003. Cortege leaves residence No.38, Hunupitiya Road, Colombo 2 at 3 p.m. 

WEERASEKARA ­ J.B. (ANANDA)   Beloved son of late Mr & Mrs Weerasekara (Retired Post Master) expired on 24.05.2003 and all funeral rites were performed in New York, USA. Seventh day Bana preaching and Dana will be offered on Thursday 29th and Friday 30th instant to bestow merits.   Ihalagedara, Menikdiwela. Tel. 08­575004. 

WEERASINGHE ­ A.A.   The death is announced of Arthur (formerly of Ceylon Oxygen). Husband of late Alice, father of late Heather, Christine (Australia) and Patrick, father­in­law of AlexHand. Remains lie at   Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Kalubowila. Funeral Wednesday 28th May at 4 p.m. Kohuwela Cemetery. No­14, 5th Lane, Jambugasmulla, Nugegoda.

ABEYGOONEWARDENA ­ HELEN REGINA (KATE).   Dearly beloved wife of late Eleric Abeygoonewardena, mother of Nelun, Mal, Kumar and Anoja, mother­in­law of Mahendra, Suranganie, late Hiranthi and Upali, grandmother of Harinee, Hemal, Umesh, Lashan, Teshara, Niran, Reshanga, Nilesh, Carol, Kelum and Waiying, great grandmother of Sachintha and Samuel, expired. Cortege leaves residence   No:44, Second Lane, Ratmalana on Thursday the 29th at 4.15 p.m. for cremation at Mt Lavinia cemetery at 5.00 p.m. 

BAWA ­ GEOFFREY   ­ of “Lunuganga”, Dedduwa, died on the morning of 27th May. Cremation will take place at “Lunuganga” Dedduwa on 28th May, Wednesday at 5.30 p.m.   “Lunuganga”, Dedduwa, Bentota. No flowers please. 

DE SILVA ­ MARLENE   The death is announced of MARLENE DE SILVA (nee Wood), wife of Granville, loving mother of Selome and Jacquelene, mother­in­law of Vincent, Lal, beloved sister of Ivor, Miriam, Coreen, and Shirley (Australia), loving grandmother of Sanjeewa, Janaka, Mahesh, Shehan, Natasha, Anjalika. Cortege leaves residence at   No: 473/43B, Sampukara Mw, Pelanwatta, Pannipitiya 3.00 p.m. to General Cemetery (Kanatta) R.C. Section.

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