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Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
AMBALAWARNER - JEGA Loving husband of Mabel, son of late Mr and Mrs Greene Ambalawarner, brother of late Bala, Greene, Arasakavalasingham, Puncha, and of Puvi (Canada), Nagula (Australia) and Wigna, brother-in-law of Selva (Canada), Pathma (Australia), Yoga (UK), Thava (UK) and late Wicki and Dharama. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 17th January at 10.00 a.m. for Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (R.C. Section). No. 29, Pamankade Lane, Colombo 6.

ARIRAJASINGHAM - THANKARANEE (Kopay South - Former Director of Education, North & East Province, (Former Principal Palali Teachers’ Training College, Jaffna). Beloved wife of late Arirajasingham (former Deputy Principal, Puttur Sri Somaskanda College, Jaffna, former Teacher, Jaffna Hindu College), mother of Dr Sumathy Mahendravarman (Sydney), Sasitharan (Accountant, London), Dr Maheetharan (Civil Engineering Consultant, London), Majuri Vickneswaran (BSc Chemistry Special, Colombo) and Sujatharan (Civil Engineer, London), mother-in-law of Mahendravarman (Engineer, Sydney), Sobana Sasitharan (BSc Economics Special, London), Nanthini Maheetharan (MSc Chemistry, London), Dr Vickneswaran (Specialist Physician), grandmother of Thayanan, Vishnavi, Arunan, Archana, Keerthana, Sharanya, Shanuja, Shailaja, Ghajhanee, Tharanesh, daughter of late Suntharampillai Kumarasamy (Retired Teacher) and late Sellammah Kumarasamy (Retired Teacher), daughter-in-law of late Kandiah (Kopay) and late Aachchimuthu and sister of Anandavadivel, late Kanagaranee Ratnasabapthipillai, Indranee Balachandran and Thangavadivel, passed away on Wednesday the 14 January 2009. Funeral ceremony according to Hindu Rites will be held from 1.00 p.m. at Jayaratne Parlour, Borella and Cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatta Borella on Sunday 18 January 2009. Parlour will be opened from 1.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. on Saturday 17 January 2009 and from 8.00 a.m. on Sunday to enable friends and relatives to pay their last respects. Family members kindly request all relatives and friends to accept this intimation. Dr. A. Maheetharan, No. 15/1, Gomes Path, Bambalapitiya. Tel : 0602150532 / 0776507386.

At Rest With Jesus GNANIAH - FRANK (Maldives) Dearly beloved husband of Saroja (Maldives), loving father of Sam (Virtusa), son of late Yesudian and late Esther Gnaniah, Son-in-law of late Victor and Lily Asirvatham, brother of Angeline, Dr Gracelyn (UK) and Joe (New Zealand), brother-in-law of Charles, late Cheris, Kamalini, David, late Indira and Donald. Cortege leaves residence No. 3/9, Bunt Road, Hendala, Wattala at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday the 17th of January, for Service at the Church of The Upper Room, Wattala and Burial thereafter (at 4 p.m.) at the General Cemetery Borella (Anglican Section). Tel: 2941568.

CHINNIAH - HIS EXCELLENCY MR CLARENCE FELICIAN Sri Lankan Ambassador Warsaw, Poland. Beloved son of late Joseph MacFarlane Chinniah (Chella) and Mary Philomena (Navamalar) loving brother of Andrew Gratian (Ravi) UK, Albert Luxman (Lucky) - UK, Terrance Rohan (Colombo) and Vallie, brother-in-law of Jenny Ann (UK) and Manoranji (Colombo), darling Periappa of Lemuel Dhanushan MacFarlane. Remains will be at his residence from Saturday 17th January. Cortege leaves on Monday, 19th January at 10 a.m. for service at All Saints Church, Borella, thereafter for burial at 12.15 p.m. at Roman Catholic Section, Kanatta. No flowers by request. Donations could be in favour of “St Joseph’s Home for Elders” and sent to Holy Cross Convent, 29, Norris Avenue, Colombo 8. 4, Gunasekara Lane, off Norris Avenue, Colombo 8. +94112695400, +94777356456.

COOREY- VINNIE VICTORIA Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Beloved wife of late Stanley Coorey (School Principal), sister of late Mary Margret, mother of Lucian and Marie, mother-in-law of Dawn and Nihal, grandmother of Leon, Loretta, Mangala, Lorrain and Ranil. Cortege leaves residence No. 176, Attidiya Road, Dehiwela on Saturday 17th at 4 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Mount Lavinia.

FERNANDO - P. QUINTUS Beloved husband of Therese, loving father of Dr Shenuka and Shanaka, father-in-law of Dr Damintha Dissanayake, loving brother of Selina, Matilda, Leena and Greeta and of late Gertie, Joseph, Hilary, Gratian and Dr Leonard, brother-in-law of Rev. Sister Catherine FMM, Anthony, Rufus (Australia), and of Aloysius, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday the 17th for Burial at Kandawala R/C Cemetery. Aluthgedara, Katana.

FERNANDO - SRILAL (W S E) Formerly SLBC, SLRC and Rtd. DGM (Engineering) ITN. Loving son of late Sigmond and Enid, son-in-law of Ernest and Trisa, beloved husband of Kumudini (Rtd. Census Dept.), loving father of Keshini (Bishops’ College) and Suranga (Standard Chartered Bank), loving father-in-law of Sanjiva (NDB Bank) and Karen (College of World Education), much loved grandfather of Sanjula and Kiyara, brother of late Indra and of Jayanthika (Rtd. Census Dept.), Priyantha (Rtd. MTV), brother-in-law of Nelson, late Merril and of Malkanthi, Janaki and Nawa, Kusum and Prinath, Rohan and Ramala, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 17th January for a Service at St. Mathias’ Church, Laxapathiya and burial at Church Cemetery, Angulana. 105/6, De Mel’s Road, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa.

JAYASUNDERA PHYLLIS Dearly beloved wife of late Mr D.M. Jayasundera, much loved mother of Devari, Anuri, Malsiri & Ransiri, mother-in-law of Nimal, Subha & Thushari, grandmother of Awanthi, Niran, Sachin & Shevan. Cortege leaves residence on 17th January 2009 at 5.00 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Mahaiyyawa at 6.00 p.m. 16/4, Riverdale Road, Anniewatte, Kandy.

MOHAMED - SALEEM ABDUL CADER Son of late I.A. Cader (former Member of Parliament / Deputy Speaker of Parliament) and Bahiya Cader (nee Idroos), dearly beloved husband of Aroosiya (nee Macan Macar), father of Sajdha, Ahamed Noori and Ahamed Ghazi, brother of Liqa, Hanum (UK), Risla (UK), Ayesha, Hosney, Khairy, Mohamed and Ahamed, son-in-law of Al Haj Mecci and Naila Hanum Macan Markar, expired in London on 15th January 2009. 24, 28th Lane, off Flower Road, Colombo 07. Janaza prayers will take place on Saturday 17th January 2009 at Dewatagaha Jummah Mosque immediately after Magrib prayers.

Peacefully and with his beloved wife and family and his side. EDWARD FERNANDO (E.H.) Retd. Technical Officer Meteorological Department went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 15, 2009. It is great sadness we are announcing his passing. Beloved husband of Bernadette (Benita), loving father of Ranmalee (Canada), Malkanthie, Lalantha (Canada), Sheri and son-in-law of Patrick (Canada), Lucian (Retd, Banker of H.S.B.C.), Augustus (Canada), Princil (Italy), loving brother of late Raymond, Winifred and Carlo, brother-in-law of Olga and late Enid and Robert, dearly loved grandfather of Maleen (Canada), Sarala (American college of Higher Education - Negombo), Dhinuk, Melissa (T.T.C.), Jayantha, Manik and Lanka (Canada). Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 17th January to St. Philip Neris Church, Tammita and burial at Bolawalana Cemetery. No. 30, Katuwapitiya Road, Negombo.

RAMALINGAM - VAITHILINGAM (ex. Rio - Cinema). Beloved husband of Jayanthi, son of late Ramalingam and Ponnammah of Navaly South Manipay, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Thamotharampillai of Manipay, loving brother of late Subramaniam, Shanumuganathan (AMW), Velauthapillai Maheswary, late Ramanathan and Sri Ranganathan, brother-in-law of Anushyadevi, Kamaladevi late Rajeswary late Kandasamy and Kuhamony. Cortege leaves Barney Raymonds Parlour, Borella for Cremation at Kanatta at 2 p.m. on Sunday 18th January 2009. 30/2, Kerawalapitiya Road, Hendala, Wattala.

RAMANATHAN - PONNUSWAMY - (SLAS Officer, formerly of National Housing Development Authority and National Apprenticeship Board - Colombo) - Everloving husband of the late Vimala, loving and devoted father of Radika (Canada), Devika (USA), and Romesh (Canada), father-in-law of Raj Nallasivampillai (Canada) and Krish Murugaverl (USA), cherished grandfather of Shivaram Murugaverl and Divya Murugaverl, precious son of the late Ponnuswamy and Sundaravalli, dear brother of Pathmavathy Murugiah, Sathiavathy Devarajah, Sathianathan, Thilagavathy Kanapathipillai, the late Indranathan and Dr Dharmavathy Jegatheeswaran, loving son-in-law of the late Sabapathipillai and Sugirthamalar, brother-in-law of Murugiah, Devarajah, Indumathy, the late Kanapathipillai, Karunadevi, the late Jegatheeswaran, Sundarasewari Gnanasekaran, the late Jegatheesan, Sathiabama, Sushila Jeyathevan, Sakunthala Ramanathan, Pathmarani Yoganathan, Rukmani Thuraisamy, and Malini, passed away at home surrounded by family in Toronto, Canada on January 7, 2009. Hindu Funeral and cremation was held on January 9, 2009 in Toronto, Canada. Contact: Radika Nallasivampillai, 82, Portsmouth Drive, Toronto, Ontario M1C 5C8 Canada. Tel: 416-287-2745.

SOMARATHNA - DANANSURIYA Beloved husband of late Magilin Nona, loving father of Tuder, Chitra and Chandra, father-in-law of Buddhisriya, Hector, Yapa and Ranjith Pathiraja, expired. Funeral at Yogiyane on 17th Saturday at 4.00 p.m. “Ratnasevana”, Yogiyane.

WEERASEKARA - LEELAWATHIE (KUMARASIRI JAYAWARDHANA). Beloved wife of late C.N. Weerasekara, loving mother of Indrani (Retired - Sujatha Vidyalaya, Matara), Grace Kalyani (Retired - Buddhist Girls School, Mt. Lavinia), Mala Abeypala (Australia), mother-in-law of Dr. Hector Dissanayake (Retired R.M.O.) Samarapala Vithanage (Retired Ministry Secretary) and Dr. W.A. Abeypala (Australia), loving grandmother of Shamendra, Udani, Amila, Malithi, Chamali, Asangi and Lahiru, expired. Cremation Matara on 17th Saturday at 5 p.m No. 88, Akuressa Road, Matara.

WICKREMASINGHE - HENRY LIONEL (WICKY) (Maldeniya and Madahena Estate Dehiowita). Loving husband of Malini, loving father of Nirmala and Gyan De Mel (Australia), Rohini and Kamal Lorensuhewa, Chutson and Joe Rajadurai (Indonesia), loving grandfather of Khaushali, Kyoshi, Hiran and Chaminda (Australia) and Dominic (Indonesia), brother of Upawansa, Tissa, late Upali and of Seetha, Leela and late Kusuma. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymonds Funeral Parlour at 9.30 a.m. on Saturday 17th January. Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte at 10.00 a.m. 113/5/3, Green Terrace 3, Kahantota Road, Pittugala, Malabe.

WIJESINGHE - TITUS DE SILVA (Retired Engineer SLBC) Beloved son of late Mr & Mrs A de S. Wijesinghe of ‘Nupe House’ Matara, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs K.G. Jerlis de Silva of ‘Silva House’ Talpawila, Matara beloved husband of Amara Wijesinghe (Staff Nurse) loving father of Kusalanthi (G.L.P. Institute), Ruklanthi (France), Devaka (Fastads), father-in-law of S.A. Senaratne (Sri Rahula MMV), Anura Jayatissa (France), and Malkanthi, loving grandfather of Kamaya (France), Lankitha (France), Ruwin (D.S. Senanayaka Vidyalaya) and Himadhi, expired. Funeral will take place on Monday 19th at 5.00 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Borella. ‘Dhakshina’ 866/B, Thalagaha Junction, New Town Gothatuwa.

BATUGAHAGE - ASIDA VIOLET Wife of late D.W. Batugahage (former Asst. Director, Government Supplies Dept.), mother of Manel, Priya (USA) and Sunil (Attorney-at-Law), mother-in-law of Chandradasa, Ranjila and Chandrakanthi, sister of Evlin, Alfred (Canada) and of late Hilda, expired. Cortege leaving residence No. 96/32, Kottanuwatta Lane, Old Kesbewa Road, Nugegoda on Sunday 18th at 3.15 p.m. for cremation at Nawala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.

FERNANDO - SILLACY MALLIKA (Retired Teacher of Shikshadana Vidyalaya - Lakshapathiya and Anglican Mixed School - Moratumulla), beloved wife of late Hillary Fernando, loving mother of Sujeeva, Rev. Nadeera Fernando, (Methodist Church), Rev. Surangika Fernando (Methodist Church), Chathuranga Fernando (Back to the Bible), loving mother-in-law of Chanika, Inoka, Niluka, Madumihiri, daughter of Scholastika and late Sunny Wilson Fernando, loving sister of Ruvi, Sirimal, Seetha, Christy (Ja-Ela), Sisira (Italy) and Tissa, loving grandmother of Sachindra, Chamuditha, Hashmitha, Rashmina, Ilendri, Chandra & Mindri, is Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Her mortal remains will leave residence on Sunday 18th January at 4.00 p.m. for Interment at the Methodist Cemetery after Service at the Methodist Church, Moratumulla, “Sam-Cot”, Willorawatte, Moratuwa. “Safe in the Arms of Jesus”


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