|Saturday, 7 February 2004|
AHANGAMA - PIYASENA (Formerly of State Film Corporation, Brown & Co. and Housing Development Finance Corporation - HDFC). Dearly beloved husband of Surangani (formerly of Sevanagala Sugar Corp.), loving father of Piyumi and Jeevantha, brother of the late A.M. Premadasa of Pussellawa, Prema Widyaratne, late A.M. Sugathapala, the late B.M. Gilbert and Charlotte Daluwatte, brother-in-law of the late Melson Widyaratne, Marlene Sugathapala, Nelson Daluwatte, Rupika and Roger Andrews, Janaki and Anudatta Dias, Sonia and Pradeep Fernando, Chriselda and Chaminda Fernando. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cremation 4 p.m. on Saturday 7th at Borella Kanatta. 9B-88-2, N.H.S. Mattegoda, Polgasowita.
BALASUBRAMANIAM - A. (Kavita Travels, Colombo). He was an old boy of Hartley College, Jaffna. Beloved husband of B. Maheswari, loving father of Potselvi (U.S.A.), Illangovan (Australia), Kailasan (Singapore) and Kavita, father-in-law of Manivanan, Judy, Pavithra and Paranitharan, grandfather of Kasthuri, Ashwin, Shirani and Velan, son of the late Aalvarpillai and Thangamma of Point Pedro, expired on 4th February 2004. The remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. His remains will be taken to his residence on Saturday at 5 p.m. Funeral will take place at his residence on Sunday (8th Feb. 2004) at 11 a.m. Skylark Apartments, 19/2 Fredrica Road, Colombo 6. Tel. 2594771.
DIAS - A.A.R. (formerly of Tobacco Co.). Son of P.B. Emalin Perera and the late A.A.A. Dias, husband of Malini, father of Amali (Kalu Ganga III Water Supply Project), brother of Piyaratne, Nandaratne, Sama, Wansaratne, Upali (Australia) and Amitha Dassanayake, brother-in-law of Wimala, Amaradasa, Indrani, Chandrani (Australia) and Ananda, expired. Funeral will take place at Maharagama, Godigamuwa Cemetery on Saturday at 3.30 p.m. 30/12, Katuwawala Road, Boralesgamuwa.
DIAS - ABEYESINGHE GWEN. Beloved wife of late Roland, loving mother of Jayanthi, Yohann and Kavinda, mother-in-law of Ranjith, Manjari and Shyamini, loving grandmother of Chandhana, Hasulie, Auchithya and Nadhil, daughter of late Esther and late Sammy Dias Bandaranaike, sister of Sonia, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 5, Mahanuge Gardens, Colombo 3 at 2.45 p.m. on Saturday 7th February for Service at the Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Polwatte and thereafter burial at the General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Secton) at 4 p.m.
GUNASEKERA - EDMOND DIAS. Beloved husband of late Viallot, loving father of Padmini (USA), Lalitha (Kathlin School), father-in-law of W.B. Wijeratna (USA), Ananda (Engineer), expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 07th February 2004 for cremation at Udugampola Cemetery. 119/47, Jayasinghe Mawatha, Rilaulla, Kandana. Tel. 2231526.
GUNAWARDENA - SHAMMI (H.N.B. Card Centre). Beloved husband of Mangalika, precious father of Kishan (Issipathana Vidyalaya), son of the late Yasantha and Irene, brother of Esther and Ajith, expired. Cremation on Sunday 8th February at Jawatte Cemetery at 10.00 a.m. Cortage leaves residence 20/4 A, Randoli Lane, Fife Road, Colombo 5 at 9.30 a.m.
JAYATILLEKE - GENTIS relict of Wilmot, beloved daughter of the late Revd. John Andrew and Mrs Louisa de Mel (Methodist Church), sister of the late A.J.M. and Mina, Gladys and Wilson, sister-in-law of Doris, aunt of Lynette and Shermine, Glency and Lesly, Gladwyn and Nelun, Sirilal and Delecta, Anton and Surangani and Maureen, expired. The cortege leaves residence on Saturday 7th February 2004 for Service at Methodist Church, Koralawella at 4.00 p.m. and thereafter burial at Church Cemetery. "Lenscot", St Peter's Lane, Moratuwella, Moratuwa.
MANIKGODA - SIRISENA retired Farm Manager Horana. Beloved husband of Neeliya loving father of Dr Shymalee Dharmage (Australia), Priyangani, Asoka (Sampath Bank) & late Yamuna, father-in-law of Dr Dulip Dharmage (Australia), Anura (Baurs), Niroshana loving grandfather of Dilini Dilan, Anurika, Yasas Ashwini, expired. Funeral on Saturday 7th February 2004 at Niyandagala Cemetery Homagama at 2.00 p.m. Cortege leaves residence at 1.00 p.m. No. 20A, Kulasiri Kumarage Mawatha, (Narangahahena Road), Katuwana, Homagama.
PEIRIS - JUSTIN LIONEL passed away suddently in Ottawa 3 February. Beloved husband of Sarojini, loving father of Joshua, son of late Mr and Mrs Thomas Peiris and son-in-law of late Mr and Mrs Evans Silva, brother of Soma, Herbert, Kamala, Bernard and Thilaka and Uncle to his many loving Nephews and Nieces. Funeral Saturday, 7 February in Ottawa. 4, Alderbrooke Drive,, Ottawa, Ontario K2H 5W5, Canada.
PIERIS DERANIYAGALA - AMELIA. (At rest with Jesus). Beloved wife of late Louis Pieris Deraniyagala, daughter of late Donald and Edith Obeysekere, sister of late Danton, Asoka, Frederick, Cornelia and Alexander, precious mother of Rajini, Chrishanthi, Ravindra, Surani and Savitri, mother-in-law of late Neil Bandaranaike, Dr Raja Amarasekere and Chittranjan Elangasekere, loving grandmother of Aendra, Priyanthie, Shehara, Shanuka, Shalini, Rajindra, Sherina and Sharmini, expired. Cortege leaves residence 73, Kuruppu Road, Colombo 8 on Saturday 7th February at 5.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section).
RATNAYAKA MANAMPERI - MANGALA PRASAD. (Formerly Millers). Beloved son of Mr. P.R. Manamperi (Rtd. Grama Niladari) and Mrs Manamperi, brother of Ashoka, beloved husband of Chamila Subashini (Staff Lanka Sabha Vidyalaya, Moratumulla), father of Oshada, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at Batuwandara Cemetery today at 4.00 p.m. 32, Wasana Uyana, Hill Crest Estate, Makandana, Madapatha, Piliyandala.
RITA SYLVIA - ANGELINA MENDIS Wife of F.H. Joseph C. Silva (Ex Harrisons & Crossfield Ltd.), loving mother of Reshan (Nestle Pannala), Amal (Kani Lanka Resort & Spa), Dilan (Sandalankawa), Shalini and Priyal, mother-in-law of Vajira Geethika (National Hospital Colombo), Nirmali, Ranjan Cooray (People's Bank, Mt. Lavinia) and Shermila, grandmother of Preshan and Shenali (Loyola College), Praveen (St Peter's), Dishane, Sharnelle and Rashelle (OLV), Priyamal and Shenal (St. Sebastian's), sister-in-law of Stella, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 7th February 2004, for burial at St. Sebastian's Church, Moratuwa. No. 17, Holy Cross Avenue, Moratuwa.
VEERASINGHAM - P. ARIYALAI, JAFFNA (Retd. Admin. Officer, Ceylon Electricity Board, Colombo), son of late Paramu and late Vallippilai, beloved husband of Hemalatha (C.E.B. Colombo), father of Haritharan, (Hatton National Bank, Sea St. Branch), Sritharan (Sampath Bank, Pettah Br.), Sasitharan and brother of Thamotharampillai (London), late Ponnuthurai, Muthukumarasamy, Mrs. Puvaneswary Sittampalam (London), Tharmalingam and Vipulanathan (London) expired. Funeral rites will take place at his residence 18/2, Austin Place, Borella in the morning and cremation at Hindu Section, Kanatte Cemetery at 10.30 a.m. on Sunday 8th February 2004.
WICKREMA - T.D.S. (Retired staff - Bank of Ceylon). Loving father of Shrima Bogollagama, Shriya Muthiah, father-in-law of Githal, Suresh, grandfather of Gayan, Gishan, Thilini. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 7th February at 4.30 p.m. Cremation at General Cemetery, Nawala. No. 8/1, Rodrigo Av. off Galpotta Road, Nawala.
WIJESEKERA - MAVIS CONSTANCE Beloved wife of the late N.A. de S. Wijesekera, loving mother of the late Nalin and mother-in-law of Indrani passed away on 28th January 2004. Interment took place same day at General Cemetery Mount Lavinia after a private funeral service. 27 'A', Sri Dharmarama Road, Ratmalana.
DHARMASENA - KULA (nee Pelpola), (Formerly - C.D.C. Princess of Wales, Moratuwa, Anula Vidyalaya and Ananda Sastralaya, Kotte). Beloved wife of Dharmasena, loving mother of Eromi, mother-in-law of E.M. Abeyrathne (Director, Emace), grandmother of Anoka & Akila, expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella Sunday 8th February at 2.30 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 3 p.m. No. 15, Mihiri Place, Katubedda. Tel. 2625525.
FERNANDO - VINCENT PAUL. (Ja-ela, Delatura). Beloved husband of Mrs. Concy Fernando, beloved father of Surangi Fernando (Star Garments), Piumika Fernando, brother of Bernadette, Helan, Hycinth and beloved brother-in-law of Rev. Sister Mary Solonge (St. Lawrence's Convent, Wellawatte), George Stanley, Patrecia, Hector, Roland, Christy Basil (Italy), expired. Funeral at St. Rogus Church Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday the 8th. No. 272, Uswatta, Delatura, Ja-ela.
JEYARAJAH - MARY GANESHWARI. Beloved wife of Rev. Edward Jeyarajah, affectionate mother of Solomon and Prince (St. Thomas' Prep. Kollupitiya) and Stephanie Keerthana (Methodist College, Kollupitiya), loving daughter of late Mr and Mrs. Ramalingam (Elephant Brand Soft Drinks, Chilaw), expired. Funeral Service will be held at St. Luke's Church, Borella on Saturday 7th at 3.30 p.m. Thereafter Burial at Jawatte Cemetery. 1091, Maradana Road, Colombo 8.
KODIKARA - JOSLIN. Beloved wife of late S.P. Barty, loving mother of Sirima (Singapore), Anula (Retired Teacher), Amara, Wimala (Uduwa M.V.), Sirisena (Businessman), Weerasiri (C.W.E.), Somadasa, mother-in-law of late Mr. E.H. Sextus De Silva of Singapore, late Douglas, Galappaththi (Businessman), Nalini, Premachandra (Retired Army Captain), Kumudu, Ramya, grandmother of Sriya (Singapore), Klaus (Singapore), Dr Asoka de Silva (Canada), Dr Alexandra de Silva (Canada), Dr Aruna Shantha (Australia), Roshini, Dammi, Shamentha, Amila, Amal, Dilanthi, Madhubashini, Buddhika, Malshan, Piyumi, expired. Cremation at Dadalla on Saturday 07th 5.00 p.m. 31A, Udugama Road, Makuluwa, Galle.
SILVA - W.G.N. of Mirissa (Former Transport Manager, M.Y. Hemachandra Co., Talawakelle). Husband of late Hettihewage Nimalawathie, brother of Atlin Dheerasooriya, beloved father of Ranjan (Airport and Aviation), Leelanganee (Staff Lalith Athulathmudali Vidyalaya, Mt. Lavinia), Iranganee (Ex Krishna Mining Co.), Mahendralal (Nestle's), father-in-law of Jeeva Punchihewa, Sarath Gamini, Anura (International Distrilleries), Surani, expired. Cortage leaves residence Sunday 8th February 4 p.m. Cremation Galkissa Cemetery 5 p.m. 31/1, Kandawala Road, Ratmalana.
SURIARACHCHI - MRS M.D. SOMAWATHI of Agalawatte and of Colombo (Retired Supervisor Central Exchange, Colombo). Beloved wife of T.D. Suriarachchi (Retired Postmaster), loving mother of Shanthi and Kapila, mother-in-law of Nirukshika, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 8th February at 9 a.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 10 a.m. 21/47, Polhengoda Gardens, Colombo 5. No flowers please.
MENDIS - M.K.A. (Kingsley) Son of late Henry Arthur Mendis and late lady Helena Mendis, loving husband of Sunitha, father of Chaminda and Peshala, father-in-law of Dr Keerthi Gunawickrema (Engineering Faculty, University of Ruhuna), brother of Anula, Nalini, late Lesley, Milani and late Karlinga, expired. Cortege leaves No. 9, St. Stephen's Mawatha, Rajagiriya Road, Rajagiriya at 1 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte, on Sunday 8th February.
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