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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 request. 

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, Dawatiyawatte, Kosgama. 

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, Borella. 

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, Kadawatha. 

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).

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