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DIAS - FELICIA (nee DAVIDSON). Beloved wife of Spencer (Ceylinco Life), loving mother of Sharon (Golden Key) and Sean (German Restaurant), mother-in-law of Sheran Peiris (Unilever), sister of Noelyn (Australia), Vernon (Australia), and Eileen. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 15th May 2004. Burial at General Cemetery Borella. (R.C. Section). 20/6, Medial Road, Ratmalana.  

DIAS - MAJOR JOSEPH PETER EDWARD.  Former Teacher, St. Peter's College, passed away peacefully on 8th May 2004, in London UK. Beloved husband of Katie, loving father of Cholmondeley, Yvonne, Lorraine, Phyllis, Marion, Lancelot, Elaine, Alex, Marina and much loved grandfather and great-grandfather. Beloved brother of Eva, Bede, Margie, Jean, Reenie and the late Charlie, Lou, Bertie and Austin, father-in-law of Juliet, Trevor, Ananda, Wijit, Manel, John and Deepthi. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on 19th May 2004, at the Sacred Heart Church, Edgehill, Wimbledon London SW19. 62, Littleton St. London SW18 3SY.  (Foreign Papers - Please copy)  

ELLEPOLA - W.J.B. Husband of Swaneetha, father of Senani and Loranthi, father-in-law of Ruvani and Malik, brother of Nalini Rambukpota, Vinitha Ranawana and the late Srimathi Aluvihare. Cortege leaves residence No. 4/3, Welikadawatte, Nawala Road, Rajagiriya at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 15th May. Cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte at 10.30 a.m. 

OBEYESEKERA - W.T. (Retired Teacher, Vidyaloka Vidyalaya, Galle; ex Deputy Mayor, Municipal Council - Galle, and ex Curator, Bandaranaike Museum - (BMICH). Beloved husband of Sumithra (Retired Teacher, Mahinda College, Galle), loving father of Dr Ranjith (Australia), Dr Lilaknath (SLIATE), Rani (DFCC Bank), Ranjanamala, Dr Lanka (RTC, Galle), Devika (Australia) and Vidya (Commercial Bank), father-in-law of Dr Kumari (Australia), Dr Kanthi (Lady Ridgeway Hospital), Dr Sarath Ranjith (Medical Faculty, Colombo), Athula (DFCC Bank), Dr Suneetha (Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya), Chandana (Australia) and Samanthi (Commercial Bank), loving brother of the late Beatrice and Jercy (England), expired. Cremation at the "Samanala" ground in front of Galle Fort at 5.30 p.m. on   Friday 14th May 2004. The remains will lie at the Town Hall from 3-5 p.m. on the same day. No flowers by request. No. 16, Mahinda Mawatha, Galle.  

KARUNARATNE - H.D.P.  Formerly Assistant Registrar - University of Colombo, Senior Assistant Registrar / Registrar - University of Moratuwa and Public Relations Officer - Open University of Sri Lanka, expired on 12th . Cremation will take place at Horana Public Cemetery at 3.00 p.m. on 15th May 2004. No. 57, Sri Somananda Mawatha, Horana.  

PARANAWITHANA - DON MARSHAL Husband of the late Doreen,  loving father of Christopher, Teckla, Bernard, Leonard, Tula, Yvonne, Sudarma, Senaka, father-in-law of Ranjith Solangarachchi, Triffy Attanapola, H.D. Sheltic, Cecilia, Sriyani, Sheela & Asuntha. Cortege leaves residence No. 207, Nayakakande, Hendala at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 15th May 2004. 

RANAWEERA - SEELAWATHIE Beloved wife of the late  A.V.D.A. Ranaweera, loving mother of Andy (England), Nanda (New Zealand), Dr Anula (Nawaloka Hospital), Wimala (Australia), Bandula, Chulabaya (Rubber Development Department - Galle), mother-in-law of Thilani (England), Theekshana (New Zealand), Dr Thilak (Mt. Lavinia), S. Samarakoon (District Judge, Colombo), Sumana, Nandani, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on16th Sunday for Cremation. "Weeragiri", Gonnagahahena, Ahangama.

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