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ABAYEKOON MARGRET ELIZABETH (GIRLEY) At rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Sidney Abayekoon, loving mother of Reggie (Visit Lanka), Lilany Cynthia Arlene Reanzie Collin and Sherika, mother-in-law of Sujeewa, late Percival Bastiaensz Mathew Rohan (McLarens International), Lakmini Piyumi and Suranga, beloved grandmother of Rochelle Shehani Shohan Iona Claudia Heshani Jayson Nicilia Shane and Shannon, loving sister of Charlie Eddith Eddie Neville Lucian Irene Patrick Bernard Indrani, late Michael and Luded, expired. Funeral will be on Wednesday 24th. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. for Burial at St. Annes Roman Catholic Cemetery, Wattala. 54/1, Maradana Road, Hendala, Wattala.

APONSO - At Rest with Jesus, Cliff (Hillard), of Expo Aviation (Pvt) Ltd. Dearly beloved husband of Dilushi, of Lisz Claiveborne Buying Office, loving son of Hermon and Lynette, brother of Suleikha (Sampath Bank City Office), son-in-law of late Mr D.M. Chandrasekera and Mrs H.K. Chandrasekera (John Keells Housing, Malabe), brother-in-law of Supem Peiris (Seylan Bank), Priyantha, Nishanie, Upeksha and Shehan, died under tragic circumstances. Funeral on Wednesday 24th March. Cortege leaves residence 16, Holy Emmanuel Church Road, Idama, Moratuwa at 4.15 p.m. for Service and Interment at Holy Emmanuel Burial Ground, Moratuwa.

DA SILVA - STANLEY LORENZ (LOLO). Beloved father of Pia, much loved grandfather of Gayan and Anuk and brother of Dudley, passed away March 20th. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. No. 16, Tissa Road, Colombo 06.

DHARMADASA - VIOLET CATHERINE (nee George). Beloved wife of late Dennis - retired Post Master Malacca - Malaya, dearly beloved mother of Christopher - Vincent (Dada), Victor, Sunny, Jerry Mathias and Noeliene Sylva (Canada B.C.), loving sister of Shelton, late Percy and of Godwin (Canada), Muriel (Australia), Douglas, Mani, Marina and Celine, expired. Cortege leaves residence No.18, Nawa Halanduruwa Road, Ragama at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 24th March 2004. Interment at General Cemetery St. Peter and Paul Church Ragama.

GUNARATHNE - H.M.D. MERRYL (Retired Superintendent Engineer- Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation). Beloved husband of Indra Gunarathne (Ex-Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation), loving father of Pramith Kaushala Gunaratne (Engineer Urban Development Authority) and Charinee Sri Lakshitha Gunarathna, expired. Funeral takes place on Wednesday 24th at General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m.

KURUKULASURIYA - PHILLIP LUCIAN (Born 01-05-1927, Died on 22-03-2004, Retired from Board of Control for Cricket Sri Lanka). Beloved husband of Dulcie (nee Karunaratne), father of Christine Indrani, Lakmani (France), Sweena, Jude (Bangladesh), father-in-law of Gamini Pahalawatte, Gerard Perera (France), Angela Rajakaruna (Bangladesh), expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 40/1, Rev. Fr. Alex Ranasinghe Mawatha, Moratuwa at 4 p.m. on Thursday 25th March for Burial at St. Sebastian's Church, Moratuwa.

MALADENIYA PIUS Retired Senior Technical Officer, Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation. Dearly beloved husband of Leela, loving father of Ranjinie, Shiranie, Kumar (Maharajah Organization), Mohan, Shantha (DRH Logistics), father-in-law of late Brety De Silva, late Karu Sonnadara, Renuka, Priyanthy, Jeniffer, beloved brother of late Paul, Piety, Viva, Leo, Dan, expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella at 4 p.m. on 25th Thursday for burial at General Cemetery Kanatta, Borella.

SUNIL - S.D.P. (Ceylon Oxygen Ltd.) Beloved husband of Chintha Nalika (Kumari), loving father of Ashmintha Shakthi and Kavishka Hasura (St. Peter's College, Bambalapitiya), and Tharushika Thathsarani, precious son of late S.D. Stephen and of Pauline Peiris, son-in-law of Marian Elizabeth Perera, brother of Leenus (Murex Engineering & Construction), Stanley (Post Office, Kadawatha), Leonard Lal (Coca Cola Beverages Lanka Ltd., Biyagama), Anthony Jayalath (Sri Lanka Ports Authority, Colombo), Wilfred Priyantha (Prime Minister's College, Colombo 15), Ajith Shantha (Crystal Enterprises, Kiribathgoda), Nishanthi, Stella and Princy, brother-in-law of Shantha, Nishantha (Ceylon Electricity Board), Chamara, Camaline, Mala, Nayana, Dilani, Priyanka and Madhu died under tragic circumstances. Cortege leaves residence 362/1, Moonamalgahawatte, Polhena, Kelaniya at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 24th March. Burial at St. Francis Salas Church Burial Ground, Dalugama.

WALKER - MRS LORNA. Widow of the late Mr A.C. Walker (Johnny) of Walker Sons & Company Ltd., passed away suddenly in Warborough, Oxfordshire on 18th March 2004. Beloved mother of Lesley Hent and Shirley Connell, mother-in-law of Hans and Denis, grandmother of Cristian, Alexander, Natalie and Jennifer. A Service of Thanksgiving for her life takes place at 11.30 on 26th March 2004 at St. Laurence Church, Warborough.

DISSANAYAKE - M.D.M.D.B. - Justice of the Peace, Kendalanda, Homagama. Beloved husband of Lasanda Dissanayake (Retired Teacher), loving father of Thilanka, Indu (France), Major Ajantha Ravi Dissanayake (Sri Lanka Army) and Captain Bandula (Sri Lanka Army), father-in-law of Gamini Bandaratilleke (Sri Lanka Army), P.A. Sunil (France), Kumari and Nayani Dissanayake (Musaeus College), expired. Cremation takes place on 24th Wednesday 3.30 p.m. at General Cemetery, Niyadagala, Homagama. 132, Kendalanda, Homagama.

WIJENATHAN NAGARAJAH - Attorney-at-Law (J.P.U.M.), formerly of Magistrates Court, Maligakande, beloved son of late Mr & Mrs T.E. Nagarajah of Nallur, beloved husband of Parameswary nee Arumugam, loving father of Amarnath (Bobby) - Brown & Company (Formerly of HNB), Iswary (Jamuna), Priszm Brandz Inc - Toronto, Canada, Ravindranath (Ravi), Millennium Development (Pvt) Ltd. and Rajendranath (Formerly Shadowline (Pvt) Ltd.), loving father-in-law of Subashini and Shyama (Formerly of HSBC), darling Appappa of Thuvaraka (Belvoir College Intl), Avineash (Royal College, Col-7), and Amriytha. Expired on 23rd March. Cortege will leave Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday 25th March for Cremation at the General Cemetery, Kanatte, Hindu Section at 5.00 p.m. Residence : 2 A 1/1, 40th Lane, Colombo 6.

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