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ALWIS - H. ERNEST F. Husband of Elsie, father of Eshantha father-in-law of Nilanthie (Velona), grandfather of Eranga student S. Thomas', uncle of Dinindu (DMS), brother of late Geraldine, Myrtle, Freddie and Gordon, brother-in-law, Sirima Kariyawasam. Cortege leaves Manamperi's Funeral Parlour 20th August at 4 00 p.m. for Burial General Cemetery, Borella. 287/7, Swarnajothi Mawatha, Panadura.

AMUNUGAMA - R.M.I. Beloved husband of Badra Basnayake (Nugawela Central), loving father of Sulochana Amunugama (University of Moratuwa), Buddhika Amunugama (Kingswood College), expired. Cortege leaves from residence at 3 p.m. for burial at 4 p.m. Mahaiyawa Cemetery - No.141, Bomaluwa Road, Watapuluwa.

ARASASINGHAM - MR DEVAKUMAR GUNASEELAN. Dearly beloved husband of Ranjini (nee Spencer UK). Doting and loving father of Aaron (UK), beloved son of late Mr & Mrs Arasasingham of Uduvil, loving brother of Felicia (Aus), Divinia (Canada), Gloria (Sri Lanka), late Devaprasad, Letticia (Canada), loving uncle of Vimal (UK), Marina (Aus), Helena (Aus), Kamal (Aus), Indhi (Canada), Dino (Canada), Ranjive (USA), Dayanesh (USA), Jonathan (UK), Timothy (UK). Cortege leaves residence, No.85, Otley Drive, Gantshill, Ilford, Essex, 1G2 6QX, on the 20th August 2003 at 10.45 a.m. followed by the burial at Barkingside Cemetery. Telephone: (0044) 208 518 0357.

BULANKULAME - KEERTHI Beloved husband of Renuka, loving father of Basura (S. Thomas' College, Mt. Lavinia), Navanjana (Lyndsay Balika), son of the late Walter and of Nanda (Seitha), brother of Seetha Ratwatte, Sujatha Molligoda, Gamini, Mahinda, Rahula, Lakshamana, son-in-law of S.P. Ratnapala, Karuna Senadeera, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 20th for Cremation at General Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia, at 5 p.m. 72/3, Charles Lane, off Rawatawatta Junction, Lunawa, Moratuwa.

DAYARATNA - G.K.D. Chief Shipping Officer, Ministry of Port Development and Shipping. Beloved husband of Lalani Asoka Dayaratne, father of Danuk Dayaratna, Dantila Dayaratna, Dantika Dayaratna and Osana Wasuki Dayaratna, expired at the age of 55. Funeral at 5.00 p.m. Wednesday at Borella General Cemetery. No. 98, Pamunuwila Road, Kelaniya.

DIAS - ANNA MARY (nee Jayamanna) Beloved wife of the late Victor Dias, mother of Violet and Cyril (Oxygen House Pvt Ltd), mother-in-law of Bernard de Silva and Celine (nee Weerasekera), grandmother of Deepthi, Namali, Nishanthi, Conrad, Niroshini, Ruvini & Suranga (Canada), great-grandmother of Dishmi & Nideesh, expired. Cortege leaves residence (302, Old Kandy Road, Dalugama, Kelaniya) for burial on Wednesday 20th at 4 p.m. for Dalugama RC burial ground.

DISSANAYAKE - H.M.C. (JP) Past President - Rotary Club, Bandarawela. Beloved husband of Kamala, loving father of Anura (USA), Srinath, Mekala, Saumya, Manjula (UK), Shanika (Japan), father-in-law of Jayantha Seneviratne, Kumari (UK), Leelananda Jayasundara, Thamara, Githal Madawala (UK), Sumith Ekanayake (Japan). Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 20th for cremation at Family Burial Ground. "Anusri", Rathkarawwa, Haputale.

GOONERATNE - K.P. Retired Municipal Commissioner. Beloved husband of Nalini Handagama precious father of Upekha, Pamoda and Yassassri, father-in-law of Nishantha, expired. Cremation at General Cemetery, Kegalle at 2.00 p.m. on Wednesday August 20th. J80, Habudugala Road, Siyambalapitiya, Kegalle. JAYASINGHE - ROHAN, Deputy General Manager, National Lotteries Board. Dearly beloved husband of Sujatha, loving father of Duminda and Shivanthika, son of late George and Ethel Jayasinghe of Kurana, Negombo loving brother of late Vasantha, and Nirmalie and Lalanie, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 20th August for Burial at Ss Peter & Paul R.C. Burial Ground at 4.00 p.m. 5/6, H.P.T. Housing Scheme, Ragama.

KARIYAWASAM - Beloved wife of late Mr D.C. Kariyawasam, Coroner of 9th Mile Post Elpitiya, loving mother of Thamara, Malani, Olivia and Damayanthi (N.D.B.), expired. Cremation on 20th Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Borella Kanatta. 109/1, Station Road, Kelaniya.

PIERIS - CELINE. Daughter of the late Bernard Marcus and Gertrude Pieris, loving sister of the late Harold and of Maureen Scotney (Australia), late Malcolm and of Charmaine Jayatileke (New Life Literature, Katunayake), Alec (USA) and Chris (Playmouth Industries, Katunayake), sister-in-law of Maalanie, Bill Scotney, Malini, Roland Jayatileke and Cynthia. Cortege leaves residence 18/2, 1st Lane, Jambugasmulla Road, Nugegoda at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 21st August for cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte at 4.00 p.m.

SAMBASIVAM - ARULAMBALAM (Engineer, PWD - Buildings Department). Dearly beloved husband of Maheswari, loving father of Menaka, Yamuna and Hari, father-in-law of Dr. Rajan Rajasingham, Muruganandan and Carole, grandfather of Praveen, Meera, Arjuna, Radha, Dillon, Evan and Michael, brother of Rajasingham (New York), late Ratnasingham and late Mrs Sinnathumbi, expired. Cortege leaves 25, Deal Place, 'A', Colombo 3, at 10 a.m. on Thursday 21st August. Cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Hindu Section). Tel. 2573027.

SETUNGA - LORETTA ROMANY CARMEN (nee Schuilling). Dearly beloved wife of the late Vernon Setunga, loving mother of Derrick, Bonnie (Raymond), Damien (Richard) and Shiromie. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 607/1, Havelock Road, Colombo 6. T'phone 0777-365690

SOKKALINGAM - CHANDRA SEKAR, Son of late Mr Sokkalingam (Bass Rock Estate Atabage). Beloved husband of Sugantha Rani, father of Arun and Arunie, son-in-law of Mr Dharmalingam (Ideal Beach Resort Mahabalipuram) and late Mr Raju (Casino Theatre), expired. Cortege leaves residence on 20th August, (Wednesday) at 11.00 a.m. for Cremation to Kaludawela Hindu Crematorium. No. 24/8B, Kutcheri Road, Matale. Tel No. 066 22725.

WEERASINGHE - SIRISENA (Lokumahatmaya) Founder of "Jayabima Learners" Diyaella Nakulugamuwa. Beloved husband of Hema Mallikarachchi, loving father of Sumithra, Sunethra (UK), Anura, Laxmi, Kanthi, Pushpamala, late Sarath, Capt. Ranjith and Ganga, father-in-law of Kamani, Ananda Kossinne (UK), late Upali Muthukumarana, L.D. Mendis, Piyadasa Udawatte, K.K.A. Premalal, Sandya, Charmalie and Kasun Paranamana, expired on 18th at the age of 90. Funeral will be at Family Burial Ground, Jayabima Diyaella, Nakulugamuwa on Wednesday 4.30 p.m. (20th Aug. 2003).

WELIKALA - MRS D.K. Beloved wife of late Mr D.G. Welikala (Village Headman), mother of Kanthi, Padmasiri, Quintus and Wasantha (France), mother-in-law of D.S. Elvitigala (Pannipitiya), Irangani (Registrar), Indira (Bank of Ceylon) and Lalani, expired. Funeral will take place at 3.00 p.m. on 21st August Thursday at family burial grounds, Kapurahena, Welgama, Tittapattara.

WILLIAM THOMAS - VIOLET CECILIA. Beloved wife of Elaris Peries, mother of late Quintin, Rani, Romold, Lion Lady Marina, Irinias, late Kajitan, Francis, Apollonius, mother-in-law of Brittoleema, Lion Malic Fernando (Negombo Orient), Ranjani, Jacintha, Marie, Ursula, Sharmain. Cortege leaves residence 4 p.m. on Wednesday 20th for Burial at General Cemetery Negombo. 40/10, Colombo Road, Negombo (Ninion Mawatha).

MARIATHASAN - ANJANI MARISA. Daughter of Dr. Joseph Wijendra Mariathasan and Aruleshwari Mariathasan (London), granddaughter of the late Mr & Mrs George Mariathasan (London) and Dr. V. Joseph and Mrs. V. Joseph (Colombo), expired under tragic circumstances. Funeral Service at 127/1, Ananda Rajakaruna Mawatha, Colombo 10 at 4.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday 21st August for Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (R.C. Section). No flowers by request.

SENARATNA - H.A. - Dearly beloved husband of late A.L. Somawathie Perera (Rtd. Teacher, Rathnawali Vidyalaya, Gampaha), loving father of Sandyani (Tutor Sister, Nurses Training School, Colombo), father-in-law of Senarath (Staff, Dalupitiya Kanishta Vidyalaya, Mahara), Sujeewa, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 13/1, Rafelwatte, Yakkala at 4.30 p.m. Thursday 21st for Cremation at Eldeniya, Kirillawela Cemetery at 6.00 p.m.

SETUNGA - ROMANY (Oman). Beloved wife of the late Vernon, beloved mother of Derrick, Damian, Bonnie & Shiromie, loving sister of Jean, Moonyean, Rozanna, Rozalita, Iolanthi (Italy) & Ricardo (Italy), passed away in Oman. Funeral arrangements will be notified later.

WIMALASINGHE - WIMALA Relict of Ariyapala Wimalasinghe of CWE, loving mother of Naomi, Shirani, Sanath, Lalith, Anoma, Thilak, Bianca, Somakanthi and Palitha, loving mother-in-law of G.W. Chandrasiri, Dr G.A. Bertinus (MOH/MC Matale), Geetha, Ramya, W.B. Uduwawala, Manori, Rev. Neil Wimalaratne and Kithsiri de Alwis, passed away. Cortege leaves residence No.3/5, Park Road, Matale at 2.00 p.m. on Thursday 21st August 2003 for burial at General Cemetery, Matale, Anglican Section.

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