ABEYGUNASEKERA - DON ALFRED (Rtd S.R.D.
Kandy). Beloved husband of late Letitia, loving father of Swarnamali,
Swineetha (Central Finance Kandy), Nihal (Retd Bank of Ceylon), Sriyani
and Sujatha, father-in-law of C.B. Liyanage (Dimos), Asokamala S.
Nanayakkara and late Srinath, expired. Cortege leaves residence on
Saturday 6th January at 4 pm for cremation at General Cemetery Mahaiyawa.
No.42, Matale Road, Katugastota.
CHINNAPPA - DR JAMES CHANDRASEKARAN VIRASINGHE
CHINNAPPA. Son of the late James Chelvanayagam Chinnappa, Deputy Director
Madras Presidency and the late Lucia Navamanie Virasinghe Chinnappa, Assistant
Directress Public Health, Madras Presidency, and devoted husband of the late
Ranee Chinnappa, former Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Professor of
Mechanical Engineering, University of Ceylon (Peradeniya Campus), Associate
Professor Mechanical Engineering, James Cook University, loving father of Renuka
Clarke, and Premilla Chinnappa, father-in-law of Amal Clarke and soon to be of
John Quinn, precious grandfather of Anushka and Priyanka, dearly beloved brother
of Malati Rajasingham and brother-in-law of Arjuna Rajasingham, affectionate
uncle of Sanjivi, Indeswaran and Prabhakar Rajasingham, expired in Melbourne,
Australia at 7 p.m. on 28.12.'06. Funeral took place in Melbourne, at 2 p.m. on
Sunday 31.12.'06. 52, Crawley Grove, Ringwood Vic 3156.
CRAMER - MAUREEN (nee SCHUCROFT) Dearly beloved
wife of Noel (retired Additional General Manager, People's Bank), daughter of
late Fabian and Gertrude, darling mother of Wyndham (Australia), Vanessa
(Commercial Bank), Andrea (Australia) and Denham (Christy Holdings (Pvt) Ltd).,
mother-in-law of Nelomi (Australia), Russell Fernandopulle (Ex-George Steuarts
Travels) and Niroshinie (Commercial Bank), loving Nana of Elysha and Zarah,
Amanda and Cameron, Stephanie and Darren. Cortege leaves residence No. 49,
College Street, Kotahena at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 6th January. Burial at
General Cemetery, Kanatte (R.C. Section).
DESHAMANYA GNANAM - ARULANANDAM YESUVADIAN SAMUEL (A.Y.S.).
Dearly beloved husband of Emy, loving father of Sarojinie, Arul, Jhansi,
Rajaseelan, Christine, Jeyaseelan, father-in-law of Chandrakumar, Meena,
Rasikaran, Shirani, Anand and Nava, grandfather of Arun, Dinesh, Amirtha,
Santosh, Vijay, Josh, Jeevan, Praveen, Amrith, Manoj, Ajay, Akaash & Kaviya,
great grandfather of Emmanuel. Cortege leaves 31, Collingwood Place, Colombo
06 at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday the 6th January to The Cathedral of Christ, The
Living Saviour, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07 for Service and thereafter for
interment at General Cemetery, Kanatta (Anglican Section). No flowers by
DIAS ABEYGUNAWARDENE - MARIE (nee DE FRY).
Beloved wife of late Donald, darling mother of Ronnie, Owen, Errol, Miriam,
Kenneth and Tyrone, loving mother-in-law of Mallika, Sreeni, Therese, Jeyer
Rodriguez and Rosemary, much loved grandmother of Dayan, Natasha, Marlon,
Andrea, Dillon, Oshin, Adrian and Amanda, loving sister of Iroma (Nunnie),
Benzie. Passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence 65/1, Pamankade
Road, Colombo 6 at 10.30 a.m. on Saturday 6th January. Burial at General
Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).
FERNANDO - SHEILA MARY At Rest with Jesus.
Beloved wife of late Maurice, daughter of late Fred and late Mabel Abeywickrema,
sister of Edna, Ronnie, Arthur, Swinitha, Shanthi, Sriyani and Suzanne,
sister-in-law of late John Perera and of Mellani, Swarna, Dr. Siri Nanayakkara,
Lionel Hapuarachchi, late Lt. Col. Rohan Goonathilleke and of Roger Yu. Cortege
leaves A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Friday 5th January. Burial
at Jawatte Cemetery.
HERBERT PETER DIAS - Formerly of E.M.E. Division
of Colombo and Sri Jaywaradenaprua General Hospitals, dearly beloved husband of
late Charllot Dias and of Chandrani Nanayakkara, father of Chamitha, Prasantha
and Sharlanie, father-in-law of Shiranthi and Anton, grandfather of Ashani,
Prasanga and Pumalie, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Saturday
the 6th January for Interment at Moratumulla, Methodist Church Burial Ground
after Service at the Church, 52A, 2nd Lane, Kadalana, Moratuwa.
JAYATHILAKA - PREMA Beloved wife of late Mr T.G.G.
Jayathilaka, Registrar of Kanampalla, Dawatiyawatta, loving mother of Kusum and
Hiranthi, mother-in-law of Ranjith Sumanasekera (Borella Private Hospital) and
Thilak Samarawickrama (Autospares), sister of Leela, Karuna, Sunil Siriwardena,
Nimal Ariyaratna, Gunasekara, Hema, Sumana, Chandra and Indrani, loving
grandmother of Deepani, Yasas, Anjalee, Lahiru and Sonuri, expired. Cremation on
Saturday 6th January at 4.00 p.m. at the family burial ground at Kanampalla,
PERERA - MILLY Beloved wife of late H.A. Perera,
dearly beloved mother of Swarna, Malini, Chitrangani, Ranjani, Rupa & Thilak,
dear mother-in-law of Jinasiri Peiris & Padmini Perera, loving grandmother of
Subashini, Nadun, Sajeevi & Kasun, expired. Cremation at Pilapitiya Cemetery on
Saturday 6th January at 3.00 p.m. 118/8, Kohalwila Road, Kelaniya.
PERERA - PHILOMENA (MINA). Beloved wife of late
F.T. Perera (Panchi), daughter of late Alvin Perera and Rubena Perera, sister of
late Gerlyn and late Victor Perera, Claris, Mildred, Titus, Berna and Anthony,
loving mother of Mallika (USA), Manel,Donald,Wicky, Basil (France), Fernsley and
Orancy, mother-in-law of Upula Fernando (USA), Gamini Edirisinghe (Edirisinghe
Brothers Ltd), Lucky Wickramasinghe (Sri Ramya), Sujith Siriwardena (Trans
Screen Automated), Surangi, Anusha (Singhergiri Ltd), and Sheila (France),
grandmother of Suresh Edirisinghe, Surein, Surnanee, Nilupha, Arjuna, Duneshi,
Dilshani, Dilhani, Ayesh, Dhanushka, Oshean and Shani, passed away peacefully in
to the Arms of Jesus on 2nd January-07. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 6th
January 2007 at 3.00 p.m. for burial at St. Theresa's Cemetery, Biyagama Road,
Kelaniya. 'Fernhill', Gonawala, (Nagahamulla Junction), Kelaniya.
RANAWEERA - MRS. L. Retired Supervisor. Relict
of late Mr. T.S. Ranaweera (Treasury), beloved mother of Charitha (USA) and
Nishaka (New Zealand), mother-in-law of Col. Gamini Balasuriya (USA) and
Sicylakshi (New Zealand), expired. Cremation on 5th January at 5 p.m. at
Kohuwala Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. No. 8/7,
Vijayamangalarama Road, Kohuwala.
SENADHIRA - MANEL RAJINI (nee KARUNARATNE) Dearly
beloved wife of Ainsley (Consultant Engineer RDC), daughter of late Chandra and
late Evelyn, loving mother of Nadisha, loving mother-in-law of Surintha De
Silva, darling achcha of Yohan, Rochelle and Stefan, affectionate sister of
Indraraj, late Sarath, late Chitra and of Sumithra, Anoma, late Upali and of
Vishva and Jeeve, sister-in-law of Damitha, Verna, late Joe Athukorale and of
D.D. De Silva, Badra, late Percy Valentine and of Elmo Senadhira. Cortege leaves
residence No.394, Negombo Road, Weligampitiya, Ja-Ela on Saturday 6th
January at 4 p.m. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 5 p.m.
SENEVIRATNE - OSWALD STANLEY MENDIS (Retired
Judge of the Supreme Court) Beloved husband of Chithra, dearly loved son of late
Thomas & Joyce Seneviratne, brother of Reginald, late Rita & Cholomondely,
son-in-law of late Mudaliyar, K.W. de A. Wijesinghe and Ethel Wijesinghe,
brother-in-law of Punya Abesekera, expired. Cortege leaves residence 18/51,
3rd Lane, Evergreen Park, E.D. Dabare Mawatha, Narahenpita, Colombo 05 at
3.30 p.m. on Friday 5th January for Cremation at 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery,
SILVA - VICTOR P. (Retired Irrigation Engineer)
expired. Funeral on 06.01.2007 Saturday at 3.30 p.m. at Mahaiyawa Cemetery.
No.50/A, George E. De Silva Mawatha, Kandy.
SOMANADER - A.I. INDRAN (Retired Engineer, RVDB,
Embilipitiya and National Paper Corporation Valachenai). Safe in the arms of
Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Vinodhini (Retired Vice Principal Vincent
Girls' High School, Batticaloa), loving father of Nirosha (KPMG Ford Rhodes
Thornton & co), son of late Mr & Mrs E.D. Somanader, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs
R.E.J.A. Setukavalar, brother of late Kingsley, Lesley and of Ashley, Shirley &
Vimala Arnold. Funeral service at A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour on Friday 5th
January at 4.30 p.m. Burial at Borella Cemetery, (Methodist Section).
THURAIRAJAH - GLADYS MANGALAM "SAFE IN THE ARMS
OF JESUS". The death occurred on Tuesday 2nd January 2007 of Gladys Mangalam,
beloved wife of late S. Thurairajah and daughter of late Mr & Mrs V.R.
Thambyrajah of "Melita", Hospital Road, Jaffna, sister of Lilly (Malaysia), late
Thurairatnam, Selvaratnam, Jenny, Alice, Jeyaratnam, Victor Edwin and Albert,
mother of Nesakumar (NCEASL), Shanthini (HUMEDICA), Sarojini (France), Regina
(Registration of Persons Dept.), Devapalan (Canada), late Jebaseelan and Chella
(Expo Air), mother-in-law of Diloshini (Marubeni), Doreen (Canada), loving
grandmother of Nicole and Joshcia. Funeral will take place on Saturday 6th
January 2007. Cortege leaving residence at 9.30 a.m. for burial at Jaffna
Cemetery, Christian Section. Relatives and friends, please accept this
intimation. No. 12, Rasavinthottam Road, Jaffna.
WANIGARATNE - IRENE BRIDGET Wife of late Maurice
Wanigaratne, mother of Mala, grandmother of Keith, Piya and Joshua, daughter of
late Rev. J.S.H. Edirisinghe and Irene, sister of late Ena Dalpatado, Gwendoline
de C. Wijethunge, William Temple (Barney) and Daniel Edirisinghe. Funeral
Service will be held at A.F. Raymond's Parlour on Friday 5th January at 9 a.m.
Thereafter cortege leaves for burial at Jawatte Cemetery.
WICKRAMASEKERA - KAPILA Dearly beloved husband
of Chandra, loving father of Thoshan, Osanda (USA) and Gayanthri, father-in-law
of Lakshmi and Samanthi (USA), brother of L.C., brother-in-law of A.L.B.K.
Perera, late Dr. Wimal Rajapakse, S. Rupasinghe, late Hemantha, Dr. Sujatha,
Nanda and Padma, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 11.00 a.m. on 6th January.
Cremation at 1.00 p.m. at Aldeniya Crematorium. 40/1, Bangalawatta, Mahara,
WIMALADASA - H.P. (Retired - I.O.B) - Beloved
husband of Karuna, loving father of Palitha (Marine Engineer), Asoka (I.O.B),
Sudath (The Video Team), Chandana (Tele Drama Director), Subani (Seylan Bank),
Father-in-law of Renuka (Lake House), Mallika (BOC - WPN), Enoka, Sammani,
Nishad (Peoples Leasing), expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,
Borella, from 8.00 a.m. Friday. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on 6th
Saturday at 10.00 a.m.
DIAS HYCINTH (Retired
Central Bank), wife of Nissanka Dias (Retired Central Bank, Dept. of External
Resources & Ceylinco Security), daughter of late Quintus & Elsie Gunawardena,
daughter-in-law of late Mr & Mrs E.H. Dias, mother of Duliksha (Bata), Rohan
(Australia), Priyadarshini and Amal (HSBC), mother-in-law of Malathie, Esther,
Buwenaka Perera (NDB) and Hirumali (Seylan Bank), sister of Doreen, late Desmond
and Eileen and of Derrick and Champani, sister-in-law of Sujatha and Raja,
grandmother of Gayathri, Stephanie, Rayan, Rakbo, Tharushi and Amindri, expired.
Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 4/2, Gunawardena Mawatha, off
Watarappola Road, Mt. Lavinia.
HETTIARACHCHI - JULIUS (Retired Police Officer
and presently working at Kawdana Church), dearly beloved husband of Annet,
loving father of Majan Lilani, and Rufas (Nippolac Paints), father-in-law of
Anton Perera (Dubai) and Sakuntala (Hayleys Consumer). Cortege leaves residence
on Sunday 7th January at 3 p.m. for Service and Interment at St. Sebastians
Church, Kandana. 183, St. Mary's Rd., Kandana.
PERERA - PATRICK - Beloved husband of Dorathy,
father of Mohan (Malship Ceylon Ltd.), Manjula (Mas Linea Aqua), father-in-law
of Blossom, Neekila, brother of Stella (U.K.), Princy (Sri Lanka Ports
Authority). Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond's Funeral Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on
January 6th Saturday. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (R.C. Section).