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REV.BRO. GEORGE ABEYRATNE F.S.C. (De La Salle Brother), Former Teacher at De Mazenod College, Kandana, St Benedict's College, Kotahena, St Xavier's College, Mannar, St Mary's College, Chilaw, St Sebastian's College, Moratuwa and the Auxiliary Visitor of Pakistan, expired. The Funeral Procession leaves 130, De La Salle Street, Colombo 15 after Holy Mass at 4.00 p.m. for Madampitiya for burial on Saturday 27th September.

ABEYARATNE - B.K. (Retired Ceylon Administrative Service, former Secretary-General A.N.R.P.C., Malaysia, former Rubber Controller, former G.A. Kegalle). Beloved husband of Sriya, loving father of Udaya, Dr. Geethanjali (Teaching Hospital Colombo South) and Nipunika, loving father-in-law of Radhika, Upendra Matugama and Anura Dhanayake, brother of Nanda and late Soma, Leela, Prema, Wimala, Gnana, Mahi and brother-in-law of Soma Perera and Hema, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella on 27th September 2003. No. 166/A, Pengiriwatta Mawatha, Mirihana, Nugegoda.

ATTANAYAKE - NANDA - Beloved wife of late Cyril Attanayake, loving mother of Lal (Proprietor Badulla Apothecaries), Nilanthi (Staff, Uva College, Badulla), mother-in-law of Namal and Ariyawansa, grandmother of Lakmini, Nilmini, Jagath, Hasitha, Bhagya, expired. 25-09-2003. Cremation on Saturday 27th at 7.00 p.m. at Badulla General Cemetery. No.23, Elladaluwa Road, Mailagasthenna, Badulla.

GOONERATNE - GERRY (Former National Cricket Coach). Beloved husband of late Grace (Nee Udugama), loving father of Nihal (Liptons) and Mohan (Oman Police), father-in-law of Lanka and Nandani, grandfather of Tanya, Inoka, Natalie, Natasha and Shayarana, great grandfather of Nadia, much loved uncle of Nissanka and Saroja, expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour at 9.30 a.m. on Saturday 27th for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella No. 16, Ramakrishna Avenue, Colombo 06.

MOREL - A. Beloved husband of Wimala Morel, loving father of Lalith, Nimmi (Housing Development Authority), Nelum, Janaki (Laki), Amitha (Pinky) and Jagath, father-in-law of Kalyani, Kamal (Tritel), Nihal (Lahiru Colour Lab), Palitha (Udupila Stores), Jayantha (Jayagi Constructions (Pvt) Ltd), expired. Funeral will take place on Sunday the 28th of September 2003, at 4.00 p.m. at Borella General Cemetery.

PAUL - ELIZABETH ARIAM (nee Mather). Loving wife of the late Charlie Paul, beloved mother and mother-in-law of Chandrani and Mervyn Pathmanthan, Sarojini and Nagendran and Padmini Fernando (U.K.), much loved grandmother of Diloshini Nesakumar, Dushyanthi, late Rajah (Sweden), Radhika Valoy (Norway), Anjana Samuel (India), Shyamala Proctor (Malaysia), Cheryl Nithyanandarajah (India), Shibani Sigamony (India), and Ranil Fernando (U.K.), passed away peacefully on 22nd September. Funeral took place at Wynad, Kerala on 23rd September 2003. No.17, School Lane, Colombo 3.

RAJAH - RUMESH. Beloved son of late Rajah and Sarojini Manickam, loving brother of Nimesh, grandson of late Mrs Sucila Manickam, died under tragic circumstances. Cortege leaves residence on Monday 29th September at 2.30 p.m. for Interment at General Cemetery, Gampola. No:32/2, Sinhapitiya, Gampola.

RAJAPAKSHA - RANJITH PREMASIRI (Lake House). Beloved husband of Nilakshi Maheeka, father of Sayona Minoli, brother of Lakshman, brother-in-law of Channa, Lakkana (General Chemicals), Uddaka (Canada) and son-in-law of Ann Malanie, expired. Funeral at Magalegoda Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. on 27th Saturday. 78/A, Magalegoda, Veyangoda.

RATNASINGHAM - MRS. PUSHPAWATHY of Chunnakam West, presently of Colombo 6. Eldest daughter of late Mr. Sinnanainar and Mrs. Amarawathi Sinnanainar, beloved wife of Sangarapillai Ratnasingham (Retired Postmaster, Alaveddy), mother of Ramanan (Papua New Guinea), Ramesh (Canada) and Abiramy, mother-in-law of Nirupa, grandmother of Haresh, loving sister of Renugadevan, Jeyadevan, Manjula (all of Australia) and Sugunadevan (Dubai), expired on 23-09-2003. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella on Saturday 27th September at 2 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella, (Hindu Section). No. 28, 5/2, Mathangawatte, Colombo 06. Tel: 2361927.

RATNAWIBHUSANA - HECTOR. Beloved husband of Christobel, father of Chrisanthus (Amarasiri Stores), Sharmalee (Senkada), late Deepthie & Piyal (Postal Dept.), expired. Cortege leaving residence at 4 p.m. 27th September. 439/1/D, Neduna, Ganemulla.

KALITHASAN - N. (Retired Railway Station Master). Beloved husband of late Sivapackiam, loving father of Nagathasan (Deputy Director, Agriculture Dept, Peradeniya), Mrs P. Neelalojanan (Teacher, Royal College), Sivathasan (Technical Officer, Mannar), Nirmalaranee, Bharathithasan (Germany), Mohanathasan and father-in-law of Kanthimathy, Neelalojanan (Retired Manager, Bank of Ceylon), Vasanthy (Teacher, Convent Mannar), late Poologasingam. Cortege leaves Funeral Parlour, Peries Brothers, 241, Hospital Road, Kalubowila at 9.30 a.m. on Sunday the 28th for cremation at Kohuwela Cemetery, Kohuwela. J 1/4, Veluwanarama Flats, Wellawatte.

DE FONSEKA - EUGENE R. Retired Judge of the Supreme Court. Husband of Lilian, father of Geetha & late Piyal, grandfather of Anura Abeysinghe, brother of the late Artie, Constance, Vernon, Oscar, Lionel & Neville, brother-in-law of late W.D. Gunaratna & the late V.F. Gunaratna, expired. Cremation at General Cemetery on Sunday 28th September at 10 a.m. No.7, Greenlands Avenue, Colombo 05.

 SIRIWARDANE - RATHUGAMAGE JOSEPH (Retired Teacher). Husband of Agnes Fernando, father of Sudath Anton Dharmasiri (of Vishva Lekha), father-in-law of Nelu, grandfather of Sudih, died under tragic circumstances. Funeral on Sunday 28th September. Cortege leaves residence for Bolawatta Burial Ground at 4 p.m. 'Wasantha Mala', Angampitiya, Waikkala.

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