|Friday, 12 March 2004|
GUNASEKARA - K.V.J. - Beloved husband of Kamala (Retired Teacher of Visakha Vidyalaya), father of Ranjith (Australia), Samantha (Customs), late Priyam, Indral (I.G. Auto Care), Manori (Australia), father-in-law of Latha (Australia), Ranmal, Priyanthi, Chandani (Sunethradevi B.M.V.), Ranjith (Australia), grandfather of Akila, Kithmini, Nipuni, Ganguli, Imalka, Dulanka, Venusha, Thamasha, Thineth, passed away on March 10th. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. on 13th Saturday at Mt. Lavinia Cemetery. 209/3, Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Dehiwala.
KANNANGARA - EMINONA Beloved wife of late D.M. Jayasekara, Registrar of Marriages, Welipanna, loving mother of Malani, L.A.D.R. (Retired Education Officer - Matugama), D.D. (Retired Asst. Sec., Ministry of Transport), Gunawathie, Basat (Retired Plantation Manager - Pelwatta Sugar Company), Chandra (Retired Registrar of Marriages - Welipanna), Neetha (Agriculture Dept. - Kalutara), Ranjith (Shakthi Group), and much loved mother-in-law of late Charls Silva (Retired Principal), late Jayasekara Manike (Retired Teacher - Dankotuwa), late Wictor Perera (Former VC Chairman, Wadduwa-Waskaduwa), Dorathie (Retired Teacher Matugama C.C.), Indrani, Upali Wijesinghe (Manager, Bank of Ceylon - Matugama), Ranjanee (Staff, St. John's - Panadura), expired. Cremation at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 13th March 2004 at Family Burial Ground. "Jayasiri", Kurunduwatta, Welipanna.
KERNER - VICTOR (CUCKOO) MERVYN PETER KERNER, Formerly Lieutenant Commander of the Royal Fleet Air Arm (RNVR) and later Manager of C.W. Mackie & Co. Galle. Former husband of Yvonne nee Hayward, beloved father of Nigel, Ryle and Trelene, father-in-law of Denise, Jean and Norman, grandfather of Julian, Darren, Helen and Nathan, brother of Ed and Terry and the late Merril, Constance and Sheila, passed away peacefully on March 9th. Remains will lie at residence at Samanala House, 5, Bellanthara Rd, Dehiwela, from Saturday 13th March until cortege leaves at 3 p.m. for cremation at Kanatte, Borella, at 4 p.m. on Sunday 14th March. No flowers by request. Donations to the Alzheimer's Foundation.
MEDIS - W.W.H.O. (Herby) (Public Health Inspectors Society - retired Government Servant). Beloved husband of Ruvini, loving father of Sudath (Business), Ravi (Ceylinco Insurance) and Pahan (Methodist Daycare Centre, Moratumulla), father-in-law of Asoka, Surani and Pradeep (Business), grandfather of Dulaj, Sanju, Mindula, Tharaka, Elisha and late Shiprah, brother of late Eardley, Linton and of Eric, brother-in-law of Chitra, Mercy, late Hemal (Raymond) and of Rannet, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Friday 12th March at 4 p.m. for Service at Methodist Church, Kadalana and thereafter for Cremation at General Cemetery, Rawatawatta. 59/34, Alokapitiya Lane, Kadalana, Moratuwa.
PATHIRAGE - MRS MATILDA KARIYAWASAM of Kelaniya. Beloved wife of Henry, loving mother of Rasika, Ajith, Ashok, Sumudini and Nishantha, mother-in-law of Dinesha, Chalani, Pathmalal and Dilicia, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 13th March at 5 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 6 p.m. No. 65/13, Wickremasinghe Mawatha, Kumaragewatte, Battaramulla.
RANI FRANCISCA - Retired Teacher - Ratnawali Balika Vidyalaya, Gampaha. Beloved wife of Maxi Perera (MMC), loving mother of Niramali, sister of Rev. Fr. Anthony Jayamanne O.M.I. (Seminery - Kohuwela), Gertie, Daisy, Winston, sister-in-law of Trimothius, Sumitha, Kanthi, Shirani, Sarath, Stella, Thilak, Rohan, expired. Funeral on Saturday 13th March 2004 at 3.30 p.m. at Family Burial Ground. Miriswatta, Gampaha.
SREENA SAMARANAYAKE Former Chairman - Mineral Sands Corporation, former Chairman - Colombo Merchants and Manufacturers Ltd., former Working Director - C.W.E. Husband of late Indrani, beloved father of Gehan (Rupavahini), Sharmalie (Bank of Ceylon), Senaka (Attorney-at-Law, member - Western Provincial Council), father-in-law of Manoshi (SriLankan Airlines), Ravin (Mobitel), Nadheeka (Union Bank), beloved brother of Rajah (former Minister for Export Development) and late Upali, expired. Cortege leaves residence 9, Weeraman Rd., Panadura to Bandaragama at 4.00 p.m. on 11th. Cremation on Saturday 13th Family Burial Ground, Bandaragama at 4.30 p.m. Samaranayake Walawwa, Bandaragama.
THEILE - JEROME ADRIAN - At Rest with Jesus. Most precious husband of Lennie, treasured son of Granville & Felice, loving brother of Trevor (Canada), Errol (Heavy Lift Movers), Suzette & Darrel (Cisco), sister-in-law of Jennifer (Canada), Sumathi, Dexter Rodrigo (Heavy Lift Movers) & Malki, son-in-law of Mr & Mrs Leo Majada, expired suddenly in Canada on 05.03.2004. Funeral will take place in Canada on 13.03.2004. 36/4, Sarasavi Mawatha, Talagolla, Ragama.
VEDAMANIKKAM - PHILIP DASAN - (Admiral Agencies), passed away peacefully. Beloved husband of Magilmalar, loving father of Admiral (U.K.), Dhilip (Italy) and Daisy (U.K.), father-in-law of Nilani (U.K.), Danill (Italy) and Priyantha (U.K.), son of late Mr & Mrs R. Vedamanikkam of Dehiwela, grandfather of Christian, expired. Funeral was held at General Cemetery Galkissa on Thursday 11th March. No. 6, 2nd Lane, Nawala Road, Rajagiriya.
WIKRAMANAYAKE - IRANGANIE (nee Panditaratne). Wife of late Palitha Wikramanayake, mother of late Shiro, Viraj, late Ranil, Krishni and Rohan, mother-in-law of Jayanthi and Ajith Gunawardena, grandmother of Saliya, Vishan, Nevanke and Sajana, sister of Brenda, Lakshman and Sunila, expired on 2nd March, 2004. The funeral took place on 4th March in keeping with her wishes. Her children wish to thank all those who shared their grief in many ways.
BARTHOLOMEUSZ - (MRS) RANI PATRICIA (nee Adipathy) former teacher St Peters College, Colombo. Beloved wife of late Christie - retired Deputy Commissioner Prisons, sister of Raja Adipathy, Ramani, Ranjith - retired Principal Uva College, Ramal Adipathy - retired Inspector of Police and Rupa, expired. Funeral Saturday 13th March. Burial at Nayakakanda Cemetery R.C. Section at 4 p.m. 28, Timbirigasyaya Cross Road, Hendala, Wattala.
COORAY - J. CHRISANTHA R., Chairman, Browns Group of Companies & Hatton National Bank Ltd., son of late Edmund J. Cooray and of Mrs Eileen Cooray, dearly beloved husband of Pam, precious father of Roshani, Gihan and Thusitha, loving father-in-law of Manoj Pilimatalawwe, brother of late Lester and of Marlene and Priyani, brother-in-law of Tara, Maurice Silva and Sunil Goonewardene, Tony Alles and Shereen Amendra, son-in-law of late Christie Alles and of Mrs Doreen Alles, expired. Cremation at General Cemetery Kanatte at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 14th March. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. No. 14, Amarasekara Mawatha (Dawson Road), Colombo 5.
DE SILVA - MAUREEN Beloved wife of Lionel, loving mother of Jeffrey (Manamperi Funeral Director) Godfrey (Italy), Tyronne Murphy and Russel, loving sister of Dennis de Rozairo late Leon de Rozairo Antonette Don Vincent and Kingsley Rozairo, expired. Cortege leaves Manamperi Funeral Parlour at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 14th March for Burial at R/C Section Kanatte.
GREGORY - STEPHEN LESLIE (Formerly of Chief Magistrate's Court and Supreme Court) Husband of late Phyllis Margot (nee Ebert), father of Jonathan (Leslie) (Vijitha Yapa Bookshop), George (Queen's Cafe), Ricardo (Italy), Marina, Maurice (Kuwait), Ruth (USA), father-in-law of Anula, Jean, Helen (Italy), Rukantha, Deepika (Kuwait), and Lloyd (USA), loving grandfather of Dilrukshi, Dinesh, Joshua, Dion, Shehan, Jerome, Kevin, Jason, Mellissa and Venessa, son of late Edward and Daisy, brother of Doris, late Lawson, Joseph and Ruth Finnemore, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 1.30 p.m. on 13.3.2004 (Saturday) from "Sampatha", Minuwangoda Road, Kotugoda, Ja-Ela (Salawa Junction) for service at Baptist Church, Cinnamon Gardens at 4 p.m. thereafter for burial at the General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m.
RAJAPAKSE - PIYAWATHIE (Retired Teacher) of 169, Wetara, Polgasovita. Dearly beloved mother of Harindra Rajapakse, loving mother-in-law of Sujatha, expired on 11.03.2004. Funeral will take place on Sunday 14th March at Wetara Cemetery.
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