ASSAUW - MELVILLE JOSEPH (Chairman Mel Ads). Beloved husband of
Bernedette Assauw (Bernie Nee Lobendhan) (Director Mercantile Investments Ltd.),
loving father of Maryse Munidasa and Angelo Assauw (UK), father-in-law of
Dharshan Munidasa and Sonia Assauw (Nee Motha UK), beloved grandfather of
Shanaia Munidasa, Anya and Sarah Assauw (UK), brother of Lorraine Panditharatne
(Australia), Elain Abeywardene (Australia), and late Anton Assauw, Stepbrother
of Pam Mackay, Mari Dias Jayasinghe (Australia), Christopher De La Harpe, Peter
De La Harpe and Caryl Jesudasan, brother-in-law of Jayantha Panditharatne
(Australia), Kit Abeywardene (Australia), Sarath Dias Jayasinghe (Australia),
Bryan Mackay, Roma Royal (UK), Jeniffer Mariyanayagam (USA), Prinsely Jesudasan,
Ranjini Kodituwakku and late Brindley Lobendhan. Cortege leaves residence No.
9, Wattegedara Road, Nawinna, Maharagama at 4 p.m. on Saturday 26th June.
Burial at the General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). |
DAPHNE - PIETERSZ nee LABROOY loving wife of late Edgar daughter of
Maurice and Rita Labrooy, sister of Noeline, Freddie, Arthur, Benjamin, Eric,
Donald and Orville and late Carl, Vivian, Bruce, Clive, Maurita, Mona and Fritz.
Cortege leaves Peiris Funeral Parlour, Kalubowila at 3.15 p.m. today for
General Cemetery Kanatte, Borella R.C. Section 4.00 p.m.
DAYA PERERA (nee SENANAYAKE) Beloved wife of late K.M. Perera (Founder
Upali Garage Kandana), loving mother of Winnie, Geetha, late Sarath and Upali,
mother-in-law of Mohan Goonasekera, Olivia and Shyama, loving grandmother of
Lasantha, Hirantha, Roshantha, Erandi, Jayandi, Nishali and Dulanjana, loving
sister of late Maithripala, late Chandrapala and Wimala, sister-in-law of late
Col. Alexander Nanayakkara, Hema and Celestine, expired. Cremation at General
Cemetery, Kapuwatta on Saturday at 3.30 p.m. Cortege leaves residence No. 2,
Batagama Church Road, Kandana.
DISSANAYAKE - KANISHA Precious mother of Amanda & Gavin, daughter of
Sextus & Maud Senaratne, sister of Rohan, Shirani & Ravi, passed away on the
22nd of June 2010 and was cremated according to her wishes. A thanksgiving
service will be held on Saturday the 26th of June 2010 at St. Mary & John
Anglican Church, Nugegoda at 7.00 p.m. No. 27, Subadhrarama Lane, Nugegoda.
FONSEKA - NOEL (Retired Sub Manager, Bank of Ceylon). Beloved husband of
late Daisy, loving father of Sandra (Deanna School of Dancing) and Niranjan
(U.S. Embassy), father-in-law of Savithri, much loved grandfather of Vishwa,
Dhilshan and Shamara, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 594/10, Galle
Road, Colombo 3 at 4 p.m. on Saturday 26th June, 2010. Burial at General
Cemetery, Kanatte. (Roman Catholic Section).
GABRIEL - SRIYAN FRANCIS (Old Boy of St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10)
“Safe in the Arms of Jesus”. Dearly beloved son of late Capt. Cyril Gabriel and
Claudette Mack, precious brother of Surangie, Sumedha, Sonali and Sanjay, loving
brother-in-law of Chithral Munaweera, Regno de Almeida and Thilini, adored loku
mama / loku thaththa of Hasitha, Swahnnya, Dianara, Seshaya, Seshara, Shenaya,
Dhulesh and Thushen, darling nephew of Monty and Manel Gabriel and affectionate
loku son aiya of Tishani, Menaka and Dhakshitha, passed away peacefully on 22nd
June, 2010. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Parlour from Thursday 24th June.
Cremation will take place on Saturday 26th June at 4.30 p.m. at the General
GUINAN (nee GRAY) The family members of the late Dorothy Blanche Guinan
(who passed away in Canada 8/1/10) will be pleased to see friends and relations
at No. 18, Ekwatte Road, Mirihana, Nugegoda to pay their last respect on
27th & 28th June, 2010. Thereafter a memorial service will be held at St.
Thomas’ Church, Kotte on Tuesday June 29th at 9.30 a.m. and according to her
wishes, the interment of her ashes in the family grave at General Cemetery,
Kanatte (R.C. Section) - 11.00 a.m.
GUNASEKERA - FRANCIS P. (Founder - Pindibidu Philatelic Society / Retired
Auditor General’s Department). Loving husband of Lalitha, father of Vineetha,
Vijitha (Plastic Pack Lanka Ltd), Prashanthi (Commercial Bank, Ekala), Jayantha
(Rome), brother of Nicholas (late), Semion (late), Murrial, Engaline and Flory,
father-in-law of Anthony (National Police Commission), Ranjanie Chandrasekera (CBA),
Puma, grandfather of Remona / Sisira / Harini (USA), Viranji (Lyceum - Wattala),
Shehan, Sanduni, Jerome, Jeffrey and Jeniffer, expired. Cortege leaves Saturday
26th June 3.30 p.m. Burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kandana. 23/11, “Pindibidu”,
Fatima Mawatha, Kandana.
GUNAWARDANA (CHOOLA) Ex Senior Planter. Beloved husband of Vijitha,
loving father of Dharshika (WNS), Buddhika (Pan Asia Bank) and Lahiru, dear
brother of Shirani, Thissa, Kithsiri, Sarata and Sumithra. Private funeral will
take place at Jawatte Cemetery on Saturday 26th. Cortege leaves Jayaratne
Funeral Parlour for Cremation at 11.00 a.m. No flowers by request.
JAYATUNGA - HEMANTHA PERERA JAYATUNGA At rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved
son of late Justus and Iris Jayatunga, loving father of Neluka & Shalini,
ex-husband of Veronica Madawela, loving grandfather of Daanish, beloved brother
of Dr Ajantha (UK), Themuth (Bartleet Agencies), Dr Uditha (UK), brother-in-law
of Dr Rasieka (UK), Geetha and Sharmila (UK). Cortege leaves residence
767/4A, Millagahawatte Road, Malabe at 3.45 p.m. on Saturday the 26th June
for Christ Church, Kotte, service at 4.30 p.m. and burial thereafter. (Please
refrain from floral tributes, donations to Christ Church, Kotte Community
MAHAARACHCHI - G.W. (Retired Administrative Officer). Beloved husband of
Sandaseeli Dissanayake, loving brother of P. Mahaarachchi, loving father of
Damayanthi, Priyanthi & Kithmini, loving father-in-law of (late) Sunil
Wimalarathne, Upali Mudannayake & Chandra Godakandaarachchi, passed away
peacefully. Cremation on Saturday 26th at Gampaha Crematorium at 6 p.m. “Sandakelum”,
Gampaha Rd., Miriswatte.
MENDIS - DESHAMANYA DR. VERNON L.B. (Pioneer Diplomat, former Director
General, BDTI and Author), passed away peacefully on 23rd June 2010 in Colombo.
Beloved husband of Padma (Paddy), loving father of Harish and Dayalini, uncle of
Rohan, Sherine, Shiral and Devan. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral
Parlour from 11.00 a.m. on Saturday the 26th. Service the same day at 4.30 p.m.
followed by cremation at 5.30 p.m. at the General Cemetery, Kanatte.
PELPOLA - GEORGE NISSANKA MAHASEN (former Member of Parliament, former
Ambassador to Maldives and Italy, former Chairman Sri Lanka Tea Board, Ex
Employee of Lever Brothers Ltd.), Beloved husband of Hiranthi, precious father
of Mahasen, Bandula, Haren and Roshan, loving father-in-law of Asha and Namalee,
beloved grandfather of Naren, son of late Major Peter Donald and late Mary
Margaret Pelpola, son-in-law of late Joe and late Reenee Perera, Brother of
Padmini (Gridley), Gnani (Pereira), Irangani (Rodrigo), late Jayanthi, Major
General Nihal Pelpola (Rtd.) and Daya, brother-in-law of Chrishantha and Rohan
Perera.Cortege leaves residence No. 151, Major P.D. Pelpola Mawatha, Gampola
at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday the 26th June for Service at St Joseph’s Church,
Gampola and thereafter for Burial at the General Cemetery, Gampola.
RATNASINHA - CHITHRA Beloved wife of late T.L. Ratnasinha, mother of
Nelum, Priyadharshani, Sarda, Sreema, Samuddra and Arundathi, mother-in-law of
Athula Migara, Gamini Hemapala, Ramith Amendra and Sirimal Sirisena. Cortege
leaves residence at 3 p.m. on Saturday 26th for cremation at Malwala Cemetery,
Ratnapura. No. 62, Mudduwa Mawatha, Ratnapura.
SINNATHAMBY - DOUGLAS Beloved husband of Freeda, loving father of Daphne
(Bank of Ceylon), Ralph (CBA), Harold, Bhertram (Canada), Clarence (Commercial
Leasing), Audrey (Oasis Hospitals), Carmen and Brian (Hatton National Bank),
father-in-law of Irvine, Sarojini, Sandya, Wilma (Canada), Jeenanjali, Chandran
(UK), Randy (Packwell) and Sharon, expired. Cortege leaves residence No.
161/7, Edirisinghe Road, Nugegoda at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 26th June, burial
at the General Cemetery, Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).
HELEN (nee DE ALWIS) of Athurugiriya, Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Wife of
late Victor Siriwardene, daughter of the late R.E. De Alwis and Helen De Alwis,
loving mother of Dayakanthi (USA), Lalitha and the late Anthony, mother-in-law
of Mohan Krishnaratne (USA) and Roshan Rodrigo (Commercial Bank), darling
grandmother of Shashika, Shehan, Shirali, Shehani and Prashan, sister of William
De Alwis, Rev. Sister Louisa (HFC), Chandrani Ratnayake and late Anthony De
Alwis, sister-in-law of Ernest Ratnayake, Dayawathi De Alwis and late Madeline
De Alwis. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves at
3.30 p.m. on Saturday 26th June 2010. Burial at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery (R.C.
Section). TP. 077-6565284.
SIVALINGAM - V.P. ‘SIVA’ of Austin, Texas, USA (Former Engineer, State
Engineering Corporation, old boy of Wesley College, Colombo, University of
Peradeniya and formerly of Kolonnawa, Sri Lanka). Beloved husband of Hemamali
Jayantha (nee Wijeyekoon of Dehiowita, Sri Lanka), loving father of Shivantha,
Shamantha and Sushantha, father-in-law of Hope Nickerson Sivalingam (Houston,
USA), brother of Muthulakshmi, Lakshmi Latheef, Lakshman, Arun (London) and
Parames (Toronto, Canada), son-in-law of Chandra Wijeyekoon of Dehiowita, passed
away on June 22 in Colombo. Remains will lie at No. 7, Perakumba Mawatha,
Kolonnawa. Cremation will take place at Kolonnawa Public Cemetery on June 26
at 3.00 p.m.
WIJEWARDENE - SITA, Wife of Aswini, loving mother of Dishni, Sandya,
Ramya, Ruwan & Nirosh, mother-in-law of Sunil Senaratne (Senaratne Jewellers),
Senadhi Pathirane (Middle East Airlines), Chandran Mendis (Canada), Kumari
(Tina) & Arosha, beloved grandmother of Hansika & Thushan Premaratne (Japan),
Senith & Senanya (Royal Institute, Nugegoda), Navishka & Senal (St. Peter’s
College) and Selinka (Alethea International), expired. Cortege leaves residence
No. 9/3, 5th Lane, Ratmalana on Saturday June 26th at 4.30 p.m. for
cremation at General Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia.