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DERRICK - GNANAM JOSEPH Passed away peacefully. Beloved husband of Cristovel loving father of Mohan, Krishanthi, Joy, Roy, Errol and Tamara. Funeral took place on 08.01.2004 in accordance with his wishes at the family burial ground, Generaal Cemetery, Bandarawela. Lowlands, Ellatota, Bandarawela.

FERNANDO - MARY C. [Retd Teacher, St Peter's College, Colombo]. Beloved wife of the late Arthur J. Fernando [also of St, Peter's College, Colombo], loved mother of Ranjani, Shriyani and Preethi, mother-in-law of Thiagie Weerasinghe, Annesley and Randolph Aloysius [all of Canada], darling grandmother of Dilani Kulasuriya, Dilhari de Almeida, Sherwin, Kevin, Randy and Shawn Aloysius, expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour on Saturday 10th January 2004 at 4 p.m. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte [Roman Catholic Section].

LAMAHEWA - NAYANA DAMAYANTHI (Staff, D.S. Senanayake College Colombo 7), wife of Susil (Surath Wickremasinha Associates), mother of Muthu and baby Lamahewa, daughter of Mr and Mrs J.W. Upasiri, daughter-in-law of Mrs Karuna Kulatunga and late J.B. Lamahewa, expired. Burial at Nalluruwa Cemetery on Friday 9th January at 4.30 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. No.15, Samudra Mawatha, Panadura.

PONNAMBALAM - DR. MAHENDRAN Loving son of the late Dr. Chelliah Ponnambalam and Mrs Rasamany Ponnambalam, beloved husband of Jeya, father of Jega, Mano and Geetha of Campbelltown, NSW, Australia, sister of the late Manonmany and of Dr. Wimala Ismail and Dr. Yogaswari Devarajan of USA, passed away in Australia on Sunday December 21st 2003. Funeral was held on Wednesday 23rd in Campbelltown, Australia, 36, Katherine Street, Leumesh NSW 2560, Australia.

SANSONI - THOMAS ANTHONY HENRY Retired Cargo Officer U.T.A. Airlines. Beloved husband of Blossom Sansoni, loving father of Trevor, Tyrone, Sandra, Christine, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 10th January for Cremation at Palliyawatte R.C. Cemetery. 228, Palliyawatte Road, Hendala, Wattala.

FERNANDO - W.C. RANJITH - (Austasia Group). Beloved husband of Anne, loving father of Mario (Commercial Bank - City Office), Prasanki (Mobitel) and Randi (Holy Family Convent - Colombo 4), son of late Mr & Mrs Winifred Fernando, brother of Helen, Merle and Nimal (Hants Group), son-in-law of Mr & Mrs Aloysius Silva, expired. Cortege leaves residence 3.30 p.m. Saturday 10th January for Burial at SS. Peter & Paul's Church, Ragama. 126, Peralanda, Ragama.

GNANAKANTHAN - THIRUMATHICHELVINIE - Wife of Gnanakanthan, daughter of late Mr & Mrs Mathiaparanam of Manipay, loving mother of Shiyam Shankar (UK) and Thinesh Shankar (UK), sister of Sathanandan, Ranchitham, Saravanapavan, Janarthanan and Gengatharan, sister-in-law of Gillian, Sahadevan, Harivasani and Punithavathy, mother-in-law of Princey and Subo, grandmother of Jeganya, Keethana and Neeveathana. Cortege leaves residence at 8.00 a.m. on 11th January 2004 for Cremation at the Hindu Section of General Cemetery, Borella. 167, Havelock Road, Colombo 05.

DHARMAPALA - SRAVANI Beloved wife of Ranjit Dharmapala (Proprietor The Treasure Trove Mt Lavinia Antique Shop), beloved mother of Oliverlal (Director Inter Blocks), Angelica, Gehan (Director The Treasure Trove), Dr Duliba (UK), mother-in-law of Hemantha Gunawardena (Director Soft Logic), Thanuja and Hashini, sister of Terence, Dr Sirima, Trevor, Indumathi and Kumari, expired. Cortege leaves 'Treasure Castle', 212, Galle Road, Mt Lavinia on Sunday 11th Jan. for cremation at Galkissa Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.

FERNANDO - W.S.M. (William) - Retired Assistant Commissioner, Census & Statistics. Husband of late Phoebe, son of late Dr and Mrs J.S. Fernando, brother of Helena & Miriam, Eustace & Rita (U.S.A.), late Dennis & Maurice, brother-in-law of Ossie, Eulalie (U.S.A.) & late Doreen & Rene, expired. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 10th January. Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Roman Catholic Section). 85/1, Jambugasmulla Road, Nugegoda.

SERESINHE - CARMEL W.J. - (Retired Municipal Engineer). Loving husband of Gertrude, beloved father of Madubala, Kumari, Chandrakanth, Dilkushi, Nilanjanee, Ranaraj, Ushan and Shalindra, father-in-law of Sunil, Upali, Namalee, Gemunu, Saman, Mystica and Kumari, darling grandfather of Sumangi, Ranmal, Malinka, Nidarsha, Gimhani, Savinki, Uhani, Ravinka, Nipunika, Wasana, Lakmini, Lakshani, Randesh, Mishara, Dinushan, Nisansala and Chaminda, great grandfather of Surangana, expired. Cortege leaves residence 319, Bandaranayake Mawatha, Katubedda, Moratuwa, at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 10th of January, for Burial at Mount Lavinia Cemetery. (Roman Catholic Section).

THERESA ALICE MERCY (Murie) Beloved wife of J.C. Silva (Gulliver), loving mother of Indrani, late Lakshmi, Marie, Christopher, Constance, late Bonny and Anthony, Upali (Kitta), Dennis (Baba) and Bianca, mother-in-law of Amitha, Berny, Kanchana, Seetha, late Nimal, Ananda, Jayalal, expired 8th inst. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. Saturday 10th inst. for Roman Catholic Cemetery Dalugama.Loving husband and children. 3A/4, N.H.S. Kiribathgoda.

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