|Friday, 11 June 2004|
DE SILVA - SIDNEY WALTER (Retired Postmaster). Son of late Soloman and Luisa de Silva (Kandy), beloved husband of Evadney, loving father of Lakmal, Shalini Niroshini and late Roshan, brother of Cyril, Adlene, Regina, Rev. Father Aidan and Ester. Cortege leaves residence at 2 p.m. on Saturday 12th June for interment at General Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia. No. 68, Medananda Road, Laxapathiya, Moratuwa.
DISSANAYAKE - GOTABHAYA Dearly beloved son of the late George and Mabel Dissanayake, darling father of Dhananjaya, loving brother of Sujatha, Sunetha and Rani, brother-in-law of the late Mr. W.P. Gunatilake and Dr Ranjith Kannangara, much loved uncle of Nuwanpriya, Sharmila, Nishantha and Avanthi, expired. Funeral on 12th Saturday. Cortege leaves residence, 41, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda at 2.30 p.m. for cremation at Borella Kanaththa at 3.00 p.m. No flowers by request.
KURUWITA - K.A.D.T. PEARL - Retired Teacher. Beloved wife of Joseph Herath, loving mother of Priyantha (Sea Air Associates Ltd.), late Thusith Nishantha (Lt. Commander S.L. Navy), Malin (Star Garments), loving mother-in-law of Mihiri (Colombo Municipal Council), Nilmini (RDA - Negombo), expired. Funeral on Saturday 12th June 2004 4.00 p.m. at Poththode Cemetery R.C. Section.
MAPITIGAMA - FRANCIS PREMATHILAKA PUNCHI BANDARA. (Punchi Appo). Son of late M.B. Mapitigama (Rate Mahathmaya), Mapitigama Walawwa Medeniya and late Karunawathie Jayawardana Mapitigama Kumarihami (Loku Walawwa Mandawala), beloved husband of Mrs Chandra Arepola Gamage Mapitigama, loving father of Indrani Mapitigama Athurugiri (Germany), father-in-law of Nanda Athurugiri (Germany), dear grandfather of Auneli and Orry Bandara (Germany), brother of Kalyani Mapitigama Mirihella, step brother of late C.P.B. Mapitigama, C.L.B. Mapitigama, Wansa Delwala, Premi Dissanayake Wimala Pananwala, expired. Funeral June 12th 3 p.m. at Meegahawatta Walawwa, Mandawala (Family Burial Ground).
PERIES - DUNSTAN FRANK - Beloved husband of Pat, loving father of Rachel and Felix, father-in-law of Shirley Adolphus and Melina, brother of Grace, Elvin, Corrine (Australia) and late Milroy, brother-in-law of late Imar, May, Rex and Angela, grandfather of Steve, Denver, Ricky and Melanie, expired. Cortege leaves residence, at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th June, for burial at Peralanda Cemetery. No.44, Nawalokagama, Elapitiwala, Ragama.
COSTA - ROLAND (retired Teacher), Beloved husband of Irene (retired English Teacher), loving father of Angelo (CGR), Lydston and Dr Manjula, father-in-law of Surangani and Rupika, grandfather of Kushan, Nadishan and Dilshani, brother of late Austin Costa, brother-in-law of Constance, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday 12th June at 4 p.m. for Interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kalaeliya. 26, Jaysooriya Mawatha, Wewala, Ja-Ela.
DE MEL - W.C.B. KENNETH (General Manager, Omic Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., formerly of Baltic Control International (Pvt) Ltd.). Safe in the arms of Jesus. Beloved husband of Nilamani, precious father of Nimesha (Student Methodist College), son of the late Mr & Mrs C.L.C. De Mel, brother of the late Donald, brother-in-law of Chitra De Mel, Teckla De Silva, Lalani Stembo, Starlyn Haputantri, Nalini Fernando and the late Benston, Boniface & Medley. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on 12th June 2004 (Saturday) for service and burial at the Methodist Church, Moratumulla Moratuwa. No. 22/34, Domingo De Mel Mawatha, St Peter's Road, Moratuwella, Moratuwa.
FERNANDO - DOREEN Beloved wife of late Bertie (Assistant Commissioner - Co-op Development), loving mother of Anton, Yvonne, Earle (Managing Director - Seahorse Palace) and Carmen (U.K.), mother-in-law of Srima, Jayantha (American Embassy), Samanmali and Suraj (U.K.), sister of late Gladys, late Newton, Dulcie, Trissie and late Neville, expired. Burial at General Cemetery, Periyamulla, Negombo. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 12th June 2004. No. 298/2A, Kandawala, Katana.
FONSEKA In the arms of Jesus, MARY BRIDGET THERESE FONSEKA (nee PERERA). Relict of Arthur P. Fonseka, former Managing Director, Plate Limited & Fonny's Private Limited, mother of Laksiri, Tilak, late Krishanthi, Dushyantha, Ajantha, Shamalica and Amaranath, mother-in-law of late Lieutenant-Colonel Srimal Mendis, Shereen and Sirini, grandmother of Shehan, Lakshan, Ishanthi, Shenali, Dinal, Shermal, Vishal, Serala, Prashal, Roshaal and baby Shantal. Cortege leaves residence, 578, Galle Road, Colombo 3 at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatta, Roman Catholic Section on 12th June, 2004.
GUNAPALA - HEMALATHA GUNAPALA. Beloved wife of Patrick Gunapala - retired - UNICEF, loving mother of Senali - Deto Surfacts, Sherine & Roshan - Hong Kong, mother-in-law of Amil - Gillette & Shervin - U.S.A. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Saturday 12th June for Cremation at General Cemetery Mt. Lavinia. No. 8, Bodirukkarama Road, Kalubowila, Dehiwala.
JINADASA - D.D. (Retired Lecturer Technical College, Galle), Beloved husband of Laxmista de Vass Gunawardana, son of D.D. Simanhamy and L.H. Ransohamy, son-in-law of Petin de Vass Gunawardana and Christina de Vass Gunawardana, expired. Cremation will be held on 12.06.2004 Saturday at 4.00 p.m. at Ambalangoda Public Cemetery.
PAMATHEVAN - MRS GUNAWATHY Beloved wife of late Pamathevan, loving mother of late Thevarani, Kanagendra (Paint & General Industries - Nawala), Pathmajayarani, Selvarani (Netherlands) and Sivakumar (Mackinnons American Express), mother-in-law of Vanitha, Selavakumar (Netherlands) and Viji (D.A. Negombo M.C.), grandmother of Mahesh, Tharshini, Krishneei and Vishneei. Cremation at Negombo General Cemetery at 8.00 a.m. on Saturday 12th June. No. 5, 7 Asarappa Road, Negombo.
PREMA - MRS A.B. Beloved wife of late Mr William Silva, Beloved mother of Keerthi (Sakura Ent), Chaturani (Weligama), Lalindra (Binny Traders) Gampala, Kusala (USA), Manori (Panadura), mother-in-law of Geethanjale, late Allawatta, Champa, Ranjith, Anura F'do (Panadura), grandmother of Ureka, Radika, Shani. Funeral will be held on Saturday the 12th June at 4.30 p.m. Dadalla Cemetery, Galle.
SRIWARDHANA - J.O.E. Joe (formerly of the Rubber Control Dept., The Finance). Darling husband of Jayanthi, retired SLAS & USIP. Beloved brother of late Lilian, Bertram, Vivian, Hilda and Freeda, Olga & Rev. Sister Cecelia, brother-in-law of Joe Jayamanne, Nihal, Tissa, Manel, Wickrema, Princy & Wimala. Cortege leaves residence on Saturday the 12th of June to St Thomas' Church, Kotte Burial Ground at 3.30 p.m. 5/2A, Shramadana Mawatha, off Sri Nagavihara Road, Pagoda, Nugegoda.
WIJEWICKRAMA - JESLIN ALWIS. Beloved wife of late S.K. Charles (Ambewela Mudalali) of Udukumbura, Ahangama, loving mother of S.K. Punyadasa (former Senior Engineer Water Supplies Depts. of Sri Lanka and Hong Kong), late S.K. Rupasinghe (retd. Teacher) of Udukumbura, Ahangama, S.K. Ranasinghe (formerly of C.M.C.) and S.K.L. Dayalatha Fernando (Principal Visakha Nursery, Bambalapitiya), mother-in-law of Srimathie, Doreen (retd. Teacher), Prema Ranasinghe (formerly Nursing Officer N.H.S.L. and Sri Jayawardenapura General Hospital) and Heras Fernando (former Deputy-Principal Royal Primary), loving grandmother of Amila, Soyun, Anjali, Avanthi, Lasantha, Lahiru, Tharsha, Tharka, Kasun and Nadun, expired. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 5.00 p.m. on Saturday 12th June 2004. Cortege leaves residence at 60/9, 6th Lane, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda at 3.30 p.m. Tel: 94-11-2811583.
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