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CANDRASEKERA - PIYASOMA Beloved wife of late Robert, Chandrasekera, mother of Irangani (Australia) and Ranjith, mother-in-law of Gamini (Australia) and Rohini (staff Maliyadeva Boys College), grandmother of Mihiri and Charitha, Rasika, Prabhaswari and Thulitha, expired. Cremation General Cemetery, Kurunegala on Wednesday the 4th instant at 7.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 5.30 p.m. Udanwita Estate, Udanwita, Hevadiwela, Rambukkana.

CHANDRANATHA ABEYSINGHE - Kandy District Coordinating Secretary to His Excellency the President, Team Leader (Social Mobilisers), Southern Transport Development Project, Former Member Urban Council Matara. Beloved husband of Malini, loving father of Arindra and Amalika, expired. Cortege leaves residence 829, Peradeniya Road, Kandy at 3 p.m. on Thursday 5th April 2007 for cremation Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 4 p.m.

CHANDRASEKERA - MRS EMALIA (nee EMALIA MARGARET JAYAWARDENA) Dearly beloved wife of late Muhandiram T.K. Emis Chandrasekera and loving mother of Padmini (UK), Daya (Consultant Ceylon Petroleum Corporation), Indra, Vasanthi (formerly Carsons), Nanda (retired Teacher), and mother-in-law of Kule (UK), Vijitha, late Wimalasiri and Rathna, passed away peacefully at the age of 103. Funeral at 4.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence Yatipahuwa, Ellagawa (Madala Junction) on Thursday 5th April 2007 at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at Family Burial Ground.

COSWATTE - BERTIE (Justice of the Peace, former Clerk to the Senate). Beloved husband of late Kusuma, loving father of late Jayantha and of Gita and Anura (Chief Engineer, Marine), father-in-law of late Chitra and of Rohana and Malkanthi, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 04th April 2007 at 1.00 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 2.00 p.m. No.10, Park Way, Colombo 05.

HALAHACKONE - ANGELICA Wife of late Henry Halahackone, mother of Bernard, Sunetha, Sirima and Hiranthi, grand mother of Milinda and Parinda, Anusha and Rohan, Rehana, Ruwini and Taniya, great grandmother of Neekole. Remains lie at 623/14, Rajagiriya Udyanaya, Rajagiriya. Cortege leaves at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday 4th April. Burial at Family Burial Grounds Madampella, Katana (Roman Catholic Ground) at 5.00 p.m.

JAYAMANNE - GEORGIANA Beloved wife of late Dr David Jayamanne, loving mother of Sirini, Dinal and Deepal, sister of late Sonny, Roy, Nancy, Noelle and of Joe Perera, mother-in-law of Faiz, Sherry and Dilrukshi. Remains will lie at the residence No.09, Borella Cross Road, Colombo 08 from 9.00 a.m. on Thursday 5th April and leaves for cremation at the General Cemetery Kanatte at 3.00 p.m.

JAYASUNDERA - Regret to announce the death of KOLITHA JAYASUNDERA, Director of Education, beloved husband of Lakshmi Hettiarachchi, father of Malka (USA), Inoka (Malaysia), Priyanka, father-in-law of Sujeewa (USA), Mahinda (Malaysia), Rupasiri. Cortege leaves residence 1/31, Sri Bodhi Mawatha, Gampaha for Cremation at Kasagahawatta Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. 4th April.

KURUWITA - VIJITHA YASASEE (Professor of Veterinary Clinical Studies, University of Peradeniya, former Vice-Chancellor, University of Wayamba). Beloved husband of Sujatha, fat her of Hasitha, Samitha and Pamitha, son of late Mr K.S. Silva and Mrs Kusuma Gunasekera, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs A.W. Kaluaratchi, brother of late Ranjani, Susheela and Ashoka, expired. Cortege leaves residence 160, Polhengoda Road, Colombo 5 on Wednesday 4th at 5.30 p.m. for Cremation at 6.30 p.m. at Borella Kanatte.

PERERA - P.A.W. Retired Head Shroff Colombo Municipality. Beloved husband of late Somi Perera, father of Srima Mala Kusal Wimal Deepal, father-in-law of David Waduge Indra Lakshmi and Yamuna. Cortege leaves residence 1.30 p.m. 57, Ratnakara Place, Dehiwala. Cremation 05th April at 2.00 p.m. Mt Lavinia Cemetery.

PERIES - SANJEEWA MIYAMOTO - At Rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved son of late Mr Stanley Peries (Music Director) & Margarita Peries, loving brother of Shiromalee (Lexicon International School - Kandy), Suresh, Shanika, Niluka, brother-in-law of Ashan (Etihad Airways), Dileepa & Shiromee, passed away. Cremation on 4th April 2007 in Koiwa Japan.

PULLENAYEGUM - DOREEN, Widow of Ilex Pullenayegum (Priest), sister of late A.C.H. De Soysa (Cecil), sister-in-law of Culoe, aunt of Tara and Sharya. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour on Wednesday 4th April from 6.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. and on Thursday 5th April from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon, followed by service at St. Michaelís Polwatte at 2.00 p.m. thereafter for cremation at Jawatte Cemetery at 4.00 p.m.

RAJAGOPAL - RAMASAMY VADDUAMBAL - Beloved wife of late A.R. Rajagopal (Rtd. Port Commission), mother of Kanapathipillai (Rtd. Ports Authority), late Puwanesweri, Krishnapillai (Rtd. Insurance Corporation), Vetivelpillai (Western Engineeing Works), Pushparani, Dharmarajah (Uni Levers), Mahendran (W.E.W.), Kanagesweri (Ex Walkers/ USA), Sandrica, Shamala (Ex Automobile Association), mother-in-law of late Velu, Dorairaj (Kash Garments), Gaberial (USA), Jeyachandran (Doha Qatar), Puvanesweri, Lalitha and Indrani, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 4th April, 2007 at 4 p.m. for Cremation at Madampitiya Cemetery. No.372, Aluthmawatha Road, Mutwal, Colombo 15. Tel. No. 2524925.

RUPASINGHE - OLIVER PERERA - Ex C.M.C. Beloved son of late Mr & Mrs R.P. Rupasinghe, loving brother of late Asoka, Ranee, Lakshmie, Damayanthi, Upali, late Shan and Anoja, brother-in-law of late Jeeva, Shirley, Kevin, Devi,Asoka, & Rukman, expired. Cortege leaves residence 551, Kandy Rd, Rammuthugala, Kadawata at 3.15 p.m. on Wednesday 4 April for Cremation at Eldeniya Cemetery.

SAPARAMADU - ROLAND Husband of Shirley, father of Lasantha, Nelu, Rajitha, father-in-law of Sudath (Union Assurance), Vineetha, expired. Funeral on Wednesday 04th April. Cortege leaves residence for Batagama Burial Ground at 4 p.m. 222 A, Batagama North, Ja-Ela.

SENANAYAKA - JERRY - Beloved husband of Nimalka Fernando (Teacher Mary Immaculate Convent, Tudella), loving father of Indika (Australia), Ishanka Dinushi (Seventhday High School, Kandana), father-in-law of Nilusha (Australia), brother of the late Ranjith, Shelma, and Rexy. Funeral on Thursday 05th April at 3 p.m. R/C Cemetery Seeduwa. 71, Walavwatta Rd, Seeduwa North, Seeduwa.

THURAIRATNAM MAHENDRAN Retired Government Licensed Surveyor, President of Lions Club Manipay passed away on 1st April 2007. Youngest son of late Mr & Ms Thurairatnam of Lawtonís Road, Manipay, dearest husband of late Parameswary, loving father of Anusha Easparanathan (Vavuniya), Kulendran (UK), Satheeskaran (UK), Wijayendran (UK), Sanchitha (Canada), father-in-law of Easparanathan, Jayne, Valarmathy, Selvan, beloved grandfather of Sanjeevan, William, Inesh, Ehan, Maya, Ashwin and Oliver, brother of Selvarany Somasundram (Australia), Gnanambikai Selvaratnam (UK), late Sri Pathmanathan, Ruby Nagendra (Canada), Arulanandan (Canada), Rathy Chandrabalan (Germany), Vasantha Kumareshan (Canada), Vimala Sivaratnam (Canada), Bavani Skandakumar (Colombo). Cortege leaves residence for cremation on Thursday 5th at Pipply Cemetery Manipay. 10, Adigar Sella Muthu Road, Manipay.

WIJEPURA - GAMINI (Former Deputy Survey General / Lecturer Moratuwa University). Beloved and precious husband of Maya, loving father of Hiroshini (Standard Chartered), Mineka (KPMG Melbourne) and Sasitha (MAS Unichela), beloved son of late Solomon and Annie Wijepura, brother of Mrs Swineetha Devapura, father-in-law of Hemantha, Sripathy and Thilashi, everloving grand father of Ashika and Venouk, son-in-law of Sisila, brother-in-law of Mano, Thaksi, Malathi and late Abaya and Nalin, expired. Cortege leaves residence No.1A, 46th Lane, Wellawatta at 4 p.m. for cremation at Borella Kanatta on Thursday 5th.

MACHADO - MELITA (nee GOMEZ) Beloved wife of the late Dr Hillary, loving mother of the late Melanie and of Maxwell, Melwyn (Canada), Mohini and Marlene, mother-in-law of Shanthi and Mercy (Canada), grandmother of Thushani, Melwyn (Jnr.) & Dr Mitchell (Canada), sister of Jessie Victoria, Annie, Peter, Laurel, Harold (all deceased) and of Donmar Yogarajah, passed away peacefully on 3rd April. Her remains lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour Borella from 9.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. on 4th April, burial at General Cemetery Negombo on 4th April at 4.00 p.m. 61, Epitamulla Road, Pita-Kotte.


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