ADVANI - MURIAL MATILDA - We sadly announce the death of MURIAL
MATILDA ADVANI. Born on 28.10.1922 died on 13th February 2009 in London,
England. Beloved wife of the late Hashu Ghanshamdas Advani, mother of late
Nihal, late Duleep (Germany), Ranjith (Germany), Gita (U.K.), Asoka (Germany),
Asha (Canada) and Renuka (U.K.), mother-in-law of Waltraud, Suzana, Benjy
Ranabahu, Anna and Clarence Joseph, grandmother of Dinesh, Katherina,
Bernadette, Diana, Andrew, Domnik, Isabel and Murianna, great-grandmother of
Romario. Funeral will take place on 24th February in London. Anyone wishing to
contact the family is requested to email Ranjith Advani at
CHELLIAH KATHERINE passed away Thursday January 15th 2009 in the USA.
She will be sadly missed by her children Leonie Alphanso, Adrian Chelliah,
Eldridge Chelliah, Dennis Chelliah and Dawn Evans and their families. A Memorial
Service will take place at 11.00 a.m. 21st February 2009 at A.F. Raymond Funeral
Parlour in Borella, after which the ashes will be interred at the R.C. Section
in the Borella Kanatta Burial Ground. 9.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. 21st February 2009
ashes will be placed at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour for those family and
friends to pay their last respects.
EDIRISINGHE - LOKUGAMAGE INDRAWANSHA (Retired Police Sergeant). Beloved
husband of Ariyawathi Edirisinghe, loving father of Amila (Teacher, Hermon Minor
School, Piliyandala), Sanjaya (Project Manager, Virtusa), Sajeewa (Engineer,
Stems), Lakmini (Engineer, National Cleaner Production Centre), loving
father-in-law of Kamal (Manager, National Savings Bank, Piliyandala), Dr.
Suranga (Ragama, Medical College), expired. Funeral Saturday 21st at 4.00 p.m.
at Family Burial Ground. 205, Tangalle Road, Witharandeniya, Tangalle.
EDWARD - Y.G. (Ex-Chairman, National Paper Corporation, Past President -
Rotary, Batticaloa and Proprietor, Hinniappuhamy & Son). Beloved husband of Kala,
loving father of Raji, Amal, Priya, Anula, father-in-law of Siva, Prakash,
Dhakshi, grandpa of Abby, Sophia, Sujeev, Eddie, Ashwin, Aneesha, Harin, Anika,
passed away peacefully on 16th February in Toronto, Canada. Viewing on Friday
20th February 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral service Saturday 21st at 3.30 p.m.
Canadian time. Cremation at 5 p.m. at Elgin Mills Cemetery. 1591 Elgin Mills
Road, Richmondhill, Ontario L4S 1M9, Canada. Tel. 4164959728.
GODAGE - DANADARI PRIYA Dearly beloved wife of late Charles Godage
(former Principal Dharmaraja College, Kandy and Moratu Maha Vidyalaya), beloved
mother of Manisha, Indu Manjula, Priya, Lakshmi, late Dhammika, Vipula Ransi and
Harsha, mother-in-law of Mahanama, Padma, Sarath, Kumar, Rohini, Shereen and
Helan, dearly beloved grandmother of Rasangi, Hasula, Isuru, Hasitha, Harini,
Thumalie, Ishika, Buddhika, Nishantha Chamupa and Vishva. Cortege leaves
residence 23, Malwatta Avenue, Nugegoda on Sunday the 22nd February at
4.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery, Kohuwala.
KEIL - GLADYS BARBARA Beloved wife of late Canute Ignatius Keil, loving
sister of Joy Sheila & late Patrick, ever loving mother of Daphney late Enid,
Joyce, Anton Brian, Trevor, Marie & Pauline loving mother-in-law of Indrapala,
Yngve Michael Denicia & Jack passed away peacefully. Funeral will take place at
4.00 p.m. on Saturday 21st February at General Cemetery Negombo. 5/A, St
Sylvester Road, Ethukala, Negombo.
NAVARATNARAJAH - ARIENDRAN (born January 24th, 1933) of Rosemall Manipay;
educator at Manipay Hindu College, Royal College, Colombo and several
institutions in Nigeria, passed away on February 15th 2009 in Canada. He
was the eldest son of Navaratnarajah and Nesamalar and son-in-law of Nadarajah
and Neelambikai of Kailasapillayar Kovil (area), loving husband of Gnanambikai,
affectionate father of Prakash (USA) and Chitrangan (Canada) and father-in-law
of Anita (USA). Funeral Service will be performed at Highland Funeral Home
(Toronto) on Monday February 23rd, 2009 at 9.00 a.m. intimated by, Prakash (1)
416 739 1539 / [email protected]
PASANGHA - TRIPONIE Beloved wife of John, loving mother of Isola (Staff
British High Commission), Edinta, Franco and Jackie (Australia), mother-in-law
of Peter (Mount Palace), Priscilla (Good Shepherd Montessori) and Luigi
(Australia), loving grandmother of Sahana, Giano, Gavin, Joel and Jonathan.
Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. for Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery. No.
510, Aluthmawatha Road, Colombo 15.
PERIS - ADLIN Wife of late M.D. Peris, precious mother of Lalitha and
Kusum, much loved mother-in-law of Sudantha Dias and Nanda Fernando, adored
grandmother of Thilak, expired. Cremation on Sunday 22nd at General Cemetery,
Borella at 5.30 p.m. Cortege leaves residence No. 20A, Station Lane, Nugegoda
at 4.30 p.m. No flowers by request.
VEIYRA - MAXWELL IVAN Son of the late Gabriel Joseph and Clariebell,
brother of Noeline, Alban, Eric, Bernice (decd), Brian Carol, Clive and Lorensz
(Australia), expired. Cortege leaves Barney Raymond Funeral Parlour at 2.15 p.m.
for burial at General Cemetery Mt Lavinia 3.15 p.m. on Saturday 21st February
WEERASINGHE - GIHAN TISSA (Lankem Ceylon Ltd). Beloved husband of Ranjani
(Staff, St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10), loving father of Avishka (Student St.
Joseph’s College, Colombo 10), son of Tissa and Daya Weerasinghe, brother of
Shanika and Dilini, brother-in-law of Neil (SriLankan Airlines Catering), Ravi
Jayasekera, Dr. Peter (Nawaloka Hospitals), Prince (UK), Jennifer (Australia),
Kamal (Australia), Raywathy (Oman), Earl (Seylan Card Centre) and Shanka (UK),
expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 245/5, Bank Hill Gardens, Ratnayake
Mawatha, Pelawatte, Battaramulla at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 21st February.
Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte. [Buddhist Section].
PERERA - D. PETER S. (J.P. - All Island), loving and devoted
husband of Thelma, much loved father of Amal (Balangoda Plantations,
Ratnapura), Kumudu (Thalawakelle Tea Estates), Mirani and Sirini,
beloved father-in-law of Tamara, Asanka, Sydny and Berty, darling seeya
of Eranga, Navin, Anuska, Dileshni, Deshan, Tehani, Lahari and Gihara,
precious son of late Bastian and Catherine Perera, dearest son-in-law of
late Kaithan and Gerty De Almeida, loving brother of late Apoloni, late
Lomus, late Godfry, late Michael, late Isidore, late Mark, late Sausimus
and sister Mary Clair (St Agnes Convent, Bolawalana), dear
brother-in-law of Lloyd and Lali (U.S.A.), Merita and Fred (U.K.),
Chitra and Palitha (U.S.A.), Lakshman and Shiromi, late Nimal and of
Sriyanthi, Sriyani and Clarence, Enid, Julie, Regina, late Florance and
Princy, passed away peacefully. Burial will take place at General
Cemetery Kanatte, Borella at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 22nd February.
909/11, Adikaram Mawatha, Etul Kotte.
SILVA - MRS M.K. (VIOLET KARUNAWATHIE) Beloved wife of late Mr
M.K. Silva (Rcy. Air Force), mother of Rani, Sarath (ex. Air Force),
Chandra (UK), Ranjani, Dr Kalyani Miranda, Sujith, late Bhadra and
Ranjith, expired. Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte, Borella at 4.30
p.m. on Saturday, 21st February 2009. 652, Desinghe Mawatha,