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ARNOLDA - CLARIBEL MATILDA (CLARE) At Rest with the Lord. Dearly beloved wife of Terry, loving mother of Romany, Lindsay and Paula (Australia), mother-in-law of Brian Pereira and Nick Blandford (Australia), darling nana of Romano, Karen, Angelo, Ramon (Australia) and Carla (Australia), beloved daughter of the late Claude and Freeda de Zylva, loving sister of the late Nora. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s  Funeral Parlour at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 5th February. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte. Telephone 4576398. 

BOTEJU - SEELAWATHI (Nee KALANSURIYA)  Beloved wife of late Reginold Peter Boteju, precious mother of Ranjith, Rani, Sujatha, Manel, Mahinda & Dharshini, mother-in-law of Manel, late Hemasiri Hewagamage, Upali Wickramarachchi, Ayoma & Ranjith Weerawardana, expired. Cortege leaves residence 90/1/9, Mihindu Place, Ragama Rd, Kadawatha at 3.15 p.m. on 5th February for cremation at Aldeniya Cemetery, Kadawatha at 4.00 p.m.  

DE SOYSA - LEANORA - Beloved wife of late Henry, loving mother of late Therese and Bernie, Hyacinth (Ports Authority), Chryshanthi (USA), mother-in-law of late Nimal Amarasekara Andy Manawadu, Clifford and Ananda, sister of Annie, grandmother of Marlon, Lakshan, Kapila, Duminda, and Yesith, expired. Burial at St. Mary’s Church Burial Ground, Ratmalana on Thursday 5th February 2009 at 4.30 p.m. No.35, St. Rita’s Road, Ratmalana. 

DOMINGO - HERMAN NIHAL, Former Teacher Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda. Beloved husband of Maya, loving father of Chamali and Janath (Sri Lanka Air-Lines), father-in-law of Manoj, son of late D.C. Domingo and Mrs Nelly Domingo, son-in-law of late Mr & Mrs Richard De Vas Goonewardene of Ambalangoda, brother of Delicia, Ananda (New Zealand), Dhamsiri, Jayanthi and Devika (Australia), brother-in-law of Mallika (New Zealand), Ramya, Sarath (Australia), Neetha, Lakshman, Chandrani, Jayarani, Thilak, Ramila, Vajira, Chathuran, late Ranjith, Ramya, Chandrasiri, Lakshman and Maya, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Tuesday 05th Feb. at 3.15 p.m. Cremation at General Cemetery, Aluthgama at 4.00 p.m. No.09, Temple Road, Massala, Beruwala. No flowers by request please. 

EKANAYAKE - NILAPTHA  (GERTY) (Nee Jayasinghe) - Beloved wife of late Daya Ekanayake, loving mother of Silvatha (UK), Ranitha (UK/ University of Kelaniya) and Anoja (Bandarawela), beloved mother-in-law of Anusha (UK), Premadasa Ratnayake and late Dhanapala Ratnayake, much loved grandmother of Mindika (Dubai), Roshani (Dubai), Indika (Dubai), Chandika (S.T.C. B’wela), Saroj (UK), Anil (UK), Chinthaka (UK) & Nisala (Gateway College), expired. Cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. from residence 246, St., Francis Lane, Dalugama, Kelaniya on 5th Thursday, cremation 4.30 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella. 

FERNANDO - KURUKULASURIYA ERKANWALD  (JOE)  Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of late Mercy Mary, brother of late Emarald, Sebastian Gracian, Violet and Dr. Christy, father of Dilip (France), Dawn, Derrick, Diana and Dihan (Dubai), father-in-law of Maureen, Lucian, Hemamali, Nihal (Chairman of Uswatte Group) and Nishani, grandfather of Dimple, Roshan, Marlan, Leon, Loretta, Mangala, Lorrein, Dayan, Dilan, Diana, Nishantha, Nuwan, Natasha, Dilano and Druwinka. Cortege leaves 591, Mahindha Florist Funeral Parlour, Galle Road, Mount Lavinia at 4 p.m. on 5th Thursday for burial at General Cemetery Roman Catholic Section, Mount Lavinia.  

GRERO - DR PERCY SHELTON Dearly beloved husband of Mercie, loving father of Geeta, Pranita, Menaka and Sanjaya, father-in-law of Charles Skinner, Richard Gratian Perera and Aruni Wijetunge and grandfather of six, passed away on 30th January 2009, in Stafford, UK. Funeral service on Friday 6th February 2009. 

NICHOLAS - XAVIER SHANTHIKUMAR Beloved husband of Mercy Inpamalar, son of late Nicholas and Mary Benedicta, son-in-law of late Perinparajah and of Rosemalar, brother of Manohari and Gnaneswary, brother-in-law of Aseerwatham, Mariathasan, Malarajan (Australia), Uthayakumar (Australia), Krester (Australia), Rasamalar (Canada), Christy (Canada) and Manohararajah (Commercial Bank), passed away peacefully in Qatar on 29.01.2009. Cortege leaves residence No. 130/42, Kirulapone Avenue, Colombo 05 at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 5th February. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Methodist Section). 

PREMARATNE - LALITHA WIMALA (former Principal / Director, Japan Sri Lanka Free School - Model Farm Road. Daughter of late G.D. Premaratne and late Alice Senanayaka of Gonaduwa, loving sister of late Nanda, Ratna, Chandra and Padmini, sister-in-law of Dr D.T.D. Bulugahapitiya, loving aunt of Wansanatha, Sudantha and Rashim. Cremation at Borella Cemetery on Saturday 7th February at 4.30 p.m. Cortege leaves residence 327/2, Nawala Road, Nawala at 3.30 p.m. 

SAMARASURIYA GAMINI LAKSHMAN (GAMMA) - Husband of Aloma, late mother Lidiya, father George, loving father of Avindra, Geeta Priyanthi, Shehan. Cortege leaves residence No. 73/2B, Ekamuthu Mawatha, Mawittara, Piliyandala, 4 O’ Clock on Thursday 5th February 2009 for Burial Doley Kanatta, Piliyandala. 

SIVAGURUNATHAN - M Beloved husband of Pushpalayam Manognanam, father of Shyamala, Manjula and Nirmala, father-in-law of Nanda and Jitty, grandfather of Ananya. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour at 2.00 p.m. on Thursday 5th February. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 2.30 p.m. 

UPASENA - RAJA Formerly E.A.P. Edirisinghe, son of late Mr & Mrs E. Upasena, beloved husband of Malinee, loving father of Nishan - Police, Sujeewa - Q & E Advertising, Roshan - Ceylinco Clothing & Rasika, loving father-in-law of Dushyanthi - American Embassy, younger brother of late Pema Rajapakse, Justin - Retd. S.S.P., late Mahinda - Touristic Enterprises, Kuwait & Sheila, brother-in-law of late Eric Rajapakse, Jessie (USA), late Heloise, Sonny Paranavithana - ex Central Bank, Upali, Asoka, Sunil, Chandra & Manel, loving grandfather of Anjalie, expired. Cremation at Rawathawaththa General Cemetery on Thursday 5th February at 5.30 p.m. Cortege leaves at 4.30 p.m. 19/2, De Mel Road, Uyana, Moratuwa. 



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