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DE ALWIS - BEETA  (Retired Teacher of Hanwella Rajasinghe Madya Maha Vidyalaya). Beloved wife of Shantha De Alwis, darling mother of Nisal De Alwis and Charith De Alwis, Manager Tangerine Tours. Cortege leaves residence from No. 269/2, Vidyalaya Mawatha, Hanwella at 4.00 p.m. on 15th May 2008 to the Baptist Church Pahathgame for burial.


DIAS - MRS  S.S.  Beloved wife of late S.S. Dias (Principal of Buwanekaba Vidyalaya - Maharagama), loving mother of Asoka, Swarna, Parakrama, Jayanthi and Leelananda, mother-in-law of Leel, Chandhi, Senarath and Manjula, passed away. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. on Thursday 15th May at Kohuwala Cemetery. Cortege leaves 4.00 p.m. S.S. Dias Mawatha, Divulpitiya, Boralesgamuwa.


JAYAWARDENA - M.D. SHIRLEY (J.P. All Island). Beloved husband of Janet Jayawardena, ever loving father of Deepika, Iresha, Subashini and Chamani, brother of Birty, Pamitha, brother-in-law of Neil, Nalini, Ouver and Leslie (deced), father-in-law of Athula, Helmut, Dananjaya and Lalindra, loving grandfather of Shanika, Amanthie, Natascha, Eshan, Senali, Thiyasha and Amaya, expired. Cremation on Thursday 15th at the Mt. Lavinia Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. No. 7 B, Vihara Road, Mt. Lavinia.


KALAPUGE - PRIYADHASHANA  (General Manager - Technical, Boehem & Leckner Multi Moulds - Katunayake). Dearly beloved husband of Nishanthi (SriLankan Airlines), loving father of Budshana (Mahanama College), and Dulanga (Holy Family Convent, Bambalapitiya), son of Wimal and Sylvia Kalapuge, son-in-law of Ranjith and Indrani Godamune, brother of Dhammika, Kapilanath, Chamila and Mavali, brother-in-law of Chanaka, Lakmini, Amali, Devika, Nishantha, Supun and Biyanka, expired. Cortege leaves residence No.71A/13, 3rd Lane, off Lake Crescent, Kawdana Road, Attidiya on 15th May 2008 at 4.30 p.m. for Cremation at Anderson Rd, Cemetery, Nedimala - 5 p.m.


MANNAKKARA - THIRANI PUSHPALATHA Dearly beloved wife of Bandula (The Hydraulic Engineering Co. Ltd.), everloving mother of Sandeeka (Connell Wagner, New Zealand), precious daughter of Mrs Somawathie Fernando and late Mr B.M. Fernando, sister of Sriya, sister-in-law of Bhadra, Cyril, Indra, Vijitha (UAE), K.C. Silva, Meththananda, Suganthy and Ranjith Soysa, aunt of Mahesh (Australia), Padmaka, Subhash (Australia), Gayathra (UK), Loku Amma of Diloka, Dilanka, Dushani and Dhanushka, passed away in New Zealand. Cortege leaves residence at 585, Kotte Road, Pitakotte. Phone: (011) 286 6964 on Saturday 17th May at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at Borella Public Cemetery.


PEIRIS - ROSHAN (Journalist - Editress, formerly of Lake House & Sunday Times). Beloved wife of late Denzil Peiris (Journalist - Editor), loving mother of Suren (Attorney-at-Law) & late Savithri, loving mother-in-law of Thanja (Attorney-at-Law), loving grandmother of Brindhini & Sharendra, stepmother of Ranjit & Noela (UK), expired. Funeral  Thursday, 15th May, at the General Cemetery, Kanatte. Cortege leaves residence No. 381/8, Swarna Place, Nawala Road, Rajagiriya at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at 4.00 p.m.


WIJESINGHE - ELMO PAUL  (Retired General Secretary, Ceylon Bible Society). At Rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Stella and the late Malini, loving father of Rumala (Medical Faculty, Peradeniya), Prasansani (Prasi) and Niroshini, father-in-law of Dr. Adrian Morel, Johann Bandaranayake and Andrew Benjamin, brother of Felix (formerly Ministry of Labour), Ruth (Girlie), Emil (UK), late Lucille, Lucian (UK) and Prithee, grandfather of Nirmitha (Stephan) - (Trinity College), Nirmalini, Ariel and Aaron. Remains will lie at 12B, Arthur's Place, Nugegoda from Wednesday until removal to Bible Society Auditorium, 293, Galle Road, Colombo 03 on Friday 16th May 10.30 a.m. for Service at 1.00 p.m. Burial at Jawatte Cemetery, Colombo 05 at 4.00 p.m.


GAFFOOR - ANIF MOHAMED (Tuany) Husband of Iromi Sashikala Gaffoor, father of Nazar, Nasaar and Nusha, son of Mr & Mrs A.R. Gaffoor, brother of Razeena and Assim Gaffoor, expired. Janaza takes place on 15th May at 10.00 a.m. A-B 7/59, N.H.S. Ranpokunagama, Nittambuwa.

Attorney-at-Law, Advisor to Hon Douglas Devananda, Minister of Social Services & Social Welfare, Originally from Anaipanthy, Karaveddy, passed away under tragic circumstances. She is loving daughter of late Kanthar Velautham & Mrs Easwary Velautham and sister of Rajeswary (London), Yogeswary (London), late Puvaneswary, Dr Thilageswary, Ratneswary (London), Kamaleswary, Dr Sarveswaran (London), late Vigneswaran Alias Kamban, Ganeswaran (London) and sister-in-law of Easwaragnanam, Subramanium, Nadarajah, Kumuthuranjan, late Vadivel, Shanthakumar, Ananthi and Etna. Funeral will be held at Borella Kanatte at 6.00 p.m. on 15.05.2008. The remains will be kept at No:121, Park Road, Colombo 5 till 12.00 noon on Thursday and thereafter at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour for public viewing.


Gamin Gamata - Presidential Community & Welfare Service
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