Saturday, 25 October 2003  
The widest coverage in Sri Lanka.










Mihintalava - The Birthplace of Sri Lankan Buddhist Civilization

Government - Gazette

Silumina  on-line Edition

Sunday Observer

Budusarana On-line Edition

ATAPATTU - ANIL Chief Sub Editor South China Morning Post Hong Kong. Son of late Quintin & Violet Karunawathi Atapattu, husband of Esmi, father of Nicola, Svetlana & Anjalika, brother of late Nimala and Rohini, brother-in-law of Rohan, passed away peacefully in Hong Kong. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. No. 75, Temples Road, Mount Lavinia. 

CHAPMAN - Safe in the Arms of Jesus - Lieutenant-Colonel FRANCIS PAUL CHAPMAN (retired 1st Gemunu Watch and Ministry of Defence). Dearly beloved husband of Vilma, darling father of Stuart (Hemas) and Dr Keith, loving father-in-law of Natasha and Dr Champa, loving grandfather of Kavisha, Tashya, Praveesha and Jehan, much loved brother of Douglas (Australia), Professor Terrence (Canada), late Anian, Phoebe, Pam (Canada) and Annette (Canada), brother-in-law of late Milroy, late Royston, Jimmy, Nalini, late Estelle, Dawn (Canada), Maxine (USA), Alois, late Gerry and Benito (Canada). Cortege leaves No:33, Polhengoda Terrace, Colombo 5, on Saturday 25th October at 4.00 p.m. burial at Roman Catholic Section, Kanatte, Borella at 5.00 p.m.

DASSANAYAKE - CELIA nee WICKRAMANAYAKE. Beloved wife of late Lionel Oliver Dassanayake of Walana Panadura, loving daughter of late Hon. Mr Vincent S. Wickramanayake (C.B.E.) J.P.U.M. and former member of the Legislative Council and State Council and late Mrs Wickramanayake, dearly beloved mother of Indralal, Damayanthi, Mangalika and Lilanie, beloved mother-in-law of Keerthi Wirasinghe, Nalin Samarawickrema and Chandranie, loving grandmother of Krishantha, Chandima, Ranjala and Chintana, loving sister of late Muriel, Earle, Pali, Una and Erin. Cortege leaves at 9.00 a.m. Saturday 25th for cremation at General Cemetery Mt Lavinia at 10.00 a.m. 49, Raja Mawatha, Ratmalana.

DE LIVERA - VAUGHAN (Retired Senior Communications Officer of Civil Aviation Department). At Rest with Jesus. Son of the late Godwin and Charlotte de Livera, beloved husband of Chandra, much loved father of Yasmin and the late Gayan, father-in-law of Ramesh Abayasekara, loving grandpa of Jehan and Yohan. Cortege leaves residence No.17, Sunethra Lane, Colombo 5, at 5.00 p.m. on Saturday 25th October. Interment at the General Cemetery, Kanatte (Anglican Section).

FERNANDO - KUMUDINI - Beloved wife of Hiral (Lakmali Furnitures / Roshid Cane Crafts), mother of Sonali and Dulaj, daughter of B.V. Fernando (Retired - MC Colombo) and Delsy Iris, sister of Geetha and Upali, Pinsiri and Reina (Guatemala), Ranjan and Dale (Canada), Deepika and Nilesh (Canada), sister-in-law of Primal and Tania, Chandral and Natasha, Lakmali and Mahinda (Dubai), Anusha and Majintha. Funeral on Saturday 25th October at 4.00 p.m. at Queen of Angels Church, Rawathawatte. 6/3, Model Town Avenue, Model Town, Katubedda.

GUNATHILLAKE - JOSEPH. Beloved husband of the late Garumuni Manawathie de Silva, loving father of Dayananda (Chairman - Gunathilake Constructions & Galway Hotels Ltd.), Colvin, Ranjanie, Laxman (Italy), Upali, father-in-law of Indrani, Asoka, Kumara Mendis, Srimathie (Italy), Iresha, expired. Cortege leaves residence at No. 27, Udumulla Road, Battaramulla at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday the 25th October for cremation at 5.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Borella.

GURUGE - D.H.P. (Formerly of National Hospital, Colombo). Dearly beloved husband of Chandralatha nee Gunasekera (Retd. Teacher, Isipathana), loving father of Janaki (SLSI) and Dr Chandima (Castle St. Hospital), father-in-law of Rohan (SLSI) and Anoja (Asst. Secy. Ministry of Education), brother of Johannes, Leela, Alice, Sumanasiri, Somadasa, Karuna & Kamala (Telecom), grandfather of Nadeeshani, Janaka, Vindhya, Senali and Menuli, expired. Cremation at 4 p.m. on Sunday, 26th October, 2003, at General Cemetery, Kanatta. 205, Buthgamuwa Road, Kotuwegoda, Rajagiriya.

HEWAVISENTI - GARVIN DE SILVA. Beloved husband of Matilda, passed away on 21st September 2003 after a long illness. Quiet funeral was held on 22nd September. 114, Havelock Road, Colombo 5.

KUMARASAMY - ANNAPOORANI - Beloved wife of late Chellapah Kumarasamy, mother of Bhawani, Gurupavan, Dayaparan and Radhini, mother-in-law of Ketheshwaran, Shiromi and Sabesan, grandmother of Keshini, Rishikeshan and Amarkeshan, expired on 22nd October. Cortege leaves residence at 9.45 a.m. on Sunday 26th, Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 10.30 a.m. No 1/B, Windsor Avenue, Dehiwela.

RATNAYAKE - S.P.B. - Retired General Manager, People's Bank. Son of late Senator A. Ratnayake, President of the Senate and Mrs Ratnayake, beloved husband of Marina, father of Gianna, Tanya and Krishani, father-in-law of Stefan D' Silva, brother of Nalini Sannasgala, Chandra Wijesuriya, late Lakshman Ratnayake, Savitri Ratnayake and Chulanee Herat Gunaratne, expired. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella from 2 p.m. on 24th Friday. Thereafter funeral will take place on Saturday 25th October at 1.30 p.m. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 2 p.m. No.14C, De Silva Road, Kalubowila, Dehiwela.

SENARATNE - D.D. (Douglas) Retired Senior Foreman (Colombo Municipal). Beloved son of Dora Senaratne and the late Milan Senaratne, beloved husband of Sarana, loving father of Nilika, Sampath and Milan, loving father-in-law of Upul, Chandima and Harini, expired. Funeral will take place at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 25th Oct. at General Cemetery Kanatta. Cortege leaves residence 326/7, Wijayaba Place, Ganemulla Road, Kadawatha at 1.30 p.m.

SIRIMALGODA -MISS SAJANI BIYANKA (A' Level Bio-Science Student at Anula Vidyalaya, Nugegoda), Daughter of Ramani Sirimalgoda (Road Develpoment Authority) and Dhammika Sirimalgoda (Water Board, Kohuwala), expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Saturday the 25th for Burial at 4 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Borella. 154/15, RDA Quarters, Stanley Tillakaratne Mawatha, Nugegoda.

ST. JOHN - RODNEY - Passed away peacefully on Sunday 19th October 2003 in Melbourne, Australia. Precious husband of Stella, adored father of David and Ajit, beloved brother of Doris, and much loved father-in-law of Samantha, son of the late Mr and Mrs D.L. St. John, brother-in-law of Clare Senewiratne, Mercia Jeyaraj, Stella David and Pat Devapura. "At rest with Jesus". email to [email protected]

WIJEGUNARATNE - CYRIL (Superintendent - Mussandapotha Estate). Beloved husband of Padma Wijegunaratne, loving father of Chandana, Samanthi, Nandana & Ranjana, father-in-law of Buddhika, Thushari and Zulfi, expired. Cortege leaves residence 30/4, Sri Pannalankara Mawatha, Heenpandala, Galle at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 25th October, for Cremation 5 p.m. at Dadalla Cemetery, Galle.

ALLES - DR. TERRY (Ratnam's Hospital). Beloved husband of Rita, loving father of Charmaine and Christopher (HNB), father-in-law of Chandrakumar Ramachandra (Varna) and Chryshanthi, grandfather of Chiara, Chrishan, Chandrishan and Charlini, son of the late Dr. & Mrs. E.C. Alles, brother of late Herman, Felicia, late Eric, Emelda, Trixie, Julie, Clare, Cuthbert (UK) and Margie. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 26th October for burial at Roman Catholic Section, Kanatte at 4 p.m. 49, Horton Place, Colombo 7.

BERNARD - SOOSAIPILLAI (96 years) (Retired Chief Accountants Clerk, Colombo Municipal Council and Member of Ceylon Artillery Association). Beloved husband of Gnanasoundari, father of Anthony Bernard (Retired Teacher - Gurukula College, Kelaniya), Aloysious Jeyanathan (UK), Jeyamani (Australia), Jeyarani (Germany), Selvanayagam (Canada), Rita (Stenographer - Paper Corporation), father-in-law of Sarojini, Rajakumarie (UK), Arulnayagam (Aus), Mathuranayagam (Germany) and Saroja (Canada), grandfather of Keren Suvincia, Andrew, Vincent, Jeyanthan, Vasanthan, Jonathan, Ferdinand, Christy, Jerry and Stanny. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour from 11.00 a.m. on Sunday 26th October. Cortege leaves at 4.00 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic Section).

RASIAH - PAUL JOSEPH (Retired Accountant, Ravenscrage Estate, Nawalapitiya), safe in the Arms of Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Susan, darling father of Minoli (Ceylinco Securities and Financial Services), Sachin and Manusha, loving brother of late Joseph, Clara (Baby), late Jacob, Lilly, Jessy, Alice, Bernard and late Marie, brother-in-law of Anne, Bernard, Godfrey, Monica and Rebecca. Cortege leaves No. 611, Station Road, Hunupitiya, Wattala on Sunday 26th for service at 3 p.m. to St. Annes Church, Wattala. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (R.C. Section) 4.30 p.m.

SELLAHEWA - MANEL (former sister of Asha Central - Colombo). Loving daughter of late Dharmadasa Sellahewa & S.K. Piyaseeli, beloved sister of Palitha, Kanthi, Ira (Italy) & Aruni, sister -in-law of Sumana, Ariyasinghe, late Daya & Clarence, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday the 26th at 4.00 p.m. for Cremation at Devinuwara at 5.00 p.m. 'Sevana', Tangalle Road, Devinuwara.

KAPUGEEKIYANA - PUSHPASENA (Licensed Surveyor). Husband of Wimala, father of Champa, Ranil and Manjula, father-in-law of Athula and Ujitha, expired. Cremation at Mt. Lavinia General Cemetery at 2.00 p.m. on Sunday 26th October 2003. No flowers by request. 113, Waidya Road, Dehiwala.

Call all Sri Lanka

News | Business | Features | Editorial | Security
Politics | World | Letters | Sports |

Produced by Lake House
Copyright 2003 The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.
Comments and suggestions to :Web Manager

Hosted by Lanka Com Services