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ARIYALINGAM (Former Teacher of Girls' High School, Gampola Zahira and Dharmaraja College). Beloved husband of Indrani, loving father of Gogula (N.I.I.T.) and Kishani (Sri Lankan Airlines), son of late Mr & Mrs Kandiah of Malaysia, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Ratnasamy of Colombo, brother of Ariyaduras (Malaysia), late Dr Ariyaratnam and Ariyeswary (London), passed away peacefully on 12th of March 2004. Cremation on 15th of March 2004 at 4 p.m. at Mahaiyawa Cemetery, Kandy. 120/3, Sumangala Mawatha, Asgiriya, Kandy. 081-2215587.  

ATAPATTU - D.P. (Retired Statistician). Beloved husband of Ratna Walpola Attapattu (Retired Statistical Officer), father of Maithri (Royal College), expired. Cortege leaves No. 66, Jayanthi Mawatha, Biyagama at 3.00 p.m. on Tuesday 16th March for Cremation at Cemetery Kotalawala, Kaduwela. 

GOONETILLEKE - NEHRU (Sugatha Sasana Pajjothamana) Presidents Counsel, Chairman, Kalutara Bodhi Trust, Chairman, Wijayabahu Trust Fund, Governor Y.M.B.A. Colombo, Trustee Musaeus College and Weeramantry Centre for Peace Education and Research. Beloved husband of Chandra, son of late Mr and Mrs P.F.P. Goonetilleke, father of Dr Nelum, grandfather of Lankanath and Daham Ratnayake, brother of Chandra Guneratne Padma Jayasundera, Dr Gamini Goonetilleke, Saji Perera, Inda Goonetilleke and Indrani Ratnapala, passed away peacefully. The remains will lie at No:14, Fonseka Terrace, Colombo 6 till 6.00 a.m. 17th Wednesday 2004 and will be taken to Kalutara Bodhi Trust Premises, thereafter remains will be removed at 2.00 p.m. to the General Cemetery Kanatta for cremation at 5.00 p.m. 17th Wednesday 2004. 

MENDIS - SUNIL (Retd. Principal and Education Officer of Bataganwila, Galle). Beloved husband of Mrs Irene Mendis, beloved father of Chandana Mendis (Mozambique), Chandrika Mendis (Sacred Heart Convent, Galle), Dr Harsha Mendis (General Hospital, Badulla) and beloved father-in-law of Mrs Asoka Gamage (New Zealand), Thilakaratne Menikpura (D.S.I. Bataduwa), Deepika Jagodage (Architect), passed away. Funeral will take place at 4.30 p.m. on 17.03.2004 (Wednesday) at Kurunduwatta Crematorium, Akmeemana. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on 17.03.2004. 

PERIES - MRS RITA. Wife of late Lawrence Peries, mother of Genevie Laxshman (Lucky), Nelum & Kavan, mother-in-law of Anton, Jayamali, Rex & Lasanthi, grandmother of Kennath, Nuwan, Noel, Andrew, Pioma Adrian Ryan & Jrome, great grandmother of Akshina & Solange. Funeral takes place on 17/03/2004 Wednesday at 3.30 p.m. 502, Negombo Road, Wattala. Burial at R/C cemetery Wattala. 

PITIGALA - MANEL Dearly beloved wife of Nelson Pitigala, everloving mother of Sajeeva and Thushantha, mother-in-law of Gihan and grandmother of Ashane and Hiruni, expired. Cortege leaves residence 51/29, Mendis Avenue, St Anthony's Road,  at 5.00 p.m. for Cremation at the Rawatawatta Cemetery on Wednesday 17th March 2004. 

RAJAMONEY - MERVYN SATHIA JEYANDRAN (De Silva Motor Engineers). Darling son of late J.T. Rajamoney and son of Lucy, beloved brother of Rev. Sam (India), Indra (USA), Kumar, Marina, brother-in-law of Rani, Canax, Urmilla and Noel, much loved uncle  of Christine, Christelle, Andrew, Manjula, Gnanulan, Yohini, Yohan, Nishan and Shehan, expired. Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cortege leaves at 4 p.m. from the Parlour Tuesday 16th March 2004 for Service at St Luke's Church, Borella at 4.15 p.m. and thereafter for Burial at the Jawatte Cemetery. 

SENEWIRATNE - HIRANTHIE. At rest with Jesus. Daughter of Carl and Doris Wanasinghe of Nugegoda, beloved wife of Harish, loving mother of Harshini and Shalini, mother-in-law of Sampath, intended mother-in-law of Melvin, sister of Swarna and Nihal, sister-in-law of Ranjith Gunasekera, Monica and Ranjith Senewiratne. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 17th of March, burial General Cemetery, Borella [R.C. Section].  

GOONETILLEKE  NEHRU - President's Counsel, Sri Sugatha Sasana Pajjothamana, Chairman, Kalutara Bodhi Trust, Chairman, Wijayabahu Trust Fund, Governor YMBA Colombo, Trustee, Musaeus College and Weeramanthry Centre for Peace Education & Research. Husband of Chandra, son of late Mr P.F.A. and Mrs Padmaseeli Goonetilleke, brother of Mrs Chandra Guneratne, Mrs Padma Jayasundara, Dr Gamini Goonetilleke, Mrs Sarojini Perera, Mr Indakumar Goonetilleke and Mrs Visakha Ratnapala, brother-in-law of Dr. S.R. Gunaretne, Mr S.U.S. Jayasundara and late Mr Sarath Perera, passed away peacefully. The remains will lie at No. 14, Fonseka Terrace, Colombo 6 till 6.00 a.m. 17th March 2004 and will be taken to Kalutara Bodhi Trust premises. Thereafter, remains will be removed at 2.00 p.m. to the General Cemetery Kanatta for Cremation at 5.00 p.m. 17th Wednesday 2004.  

DE SILVA - G.C.W. (WALTER) (Retired District Judge). Beloved husband of Lakshmi (Retired Lecturer, University of Kelaniya), much loved father of Amala (University of Colombo), Amarangi, Nilika (Bahsha Mandiraya) and Jayendra (Hayleys), loving father-in-law of Nomal De Silva (Tower Fab), Sajith Peiris (IFS), Channa Kasturisinghe (Aquinas) and Shyama (Attorney-at-Law), darling grandfather of Sankha, Abhaya and Janul, loving brother of Beatrice, Violet, the late Shelton and of Sita and Percy, expired. Cortege leaves residence 29/6, Visakha Road, Colombo 4, at 2.15 p.m. on Wednesday 17th. Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte at 3.00 p.m. No flowers by request. 

DIAS - ROSEMARY. Beloved wife of Capt (Freddie) F.W. Dias, loving mother of Kamini and Johann Hermon, Tamara and Mike Snell, Wilhelm and Sabine Dias and Anushka and Dinesh Sattrukalsinghe, daughter of late Dr. A.W.R. and Mrs Lucille Joachim, sister of late Yvonne and of Iris, Marina, Ninette and Michael. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 517, Bullers Road, Colombo 8.










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