ALUWIHARE - SALIYA (Old Boy of Trinity College Kandy, former
Basnayake Nilame of Aluwihare Temple). Beloved son of the late Claud
Aluwihare and of Milina Aluwihare, nephew of the late Sujatha Ellegala,
loving brother of Jayampathi (late Senior Superintendent of Police),
Dulcy, Mahinsaka, Loranjani and Kemangani, brother-in-law of Vinothini,
Nihal Madawela, Sujatha, Nanda Udugama and Gamini Madawela, expired.
Cortege leaves Udaha Walauwa Aluwihare at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 7th
December, for Burial at Family Burial Ground, Aluwihare, Matale.
DE ALWIS - LIONEL BERNARD (Retd. Assistant Commissioner, Motor
Traffic, Kandy). Beloved husband of the late Sujatha, precious father of
Sita (Retd. Lecturer, Teachers' College Gampola), Rohan (Retd. Mahaweli
Authority), Dr Ranjan (UK), loving father-in-law of Prof. K.K. Pathirana
(Ruhunu University), Padma (Staff Sri Sangamitta B.M.V. Matale), Dr
Mihirini (UK), expired. Cortege leaves residence "Senani", Kachcheri
Road, Matale at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 7th for Cremation at General
FRANCIS AGNES (Rtd Teacher of Burullapitiya). Beloved sister
of Oswin and Stephen, sister-in-law of Sybil and Girlie, aunt of Marius
Damian Irosha and Nimali, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday
7th Dec 3 pm for burial at St Peter and Paul Church Burial Grounds
Ragama. No.7, De Zoysa Mawatha, Tewatte Road, Ragama.
NAVARATNE - LEELA (Retired Central Bank). Beloved wife of P.
Navaratne (Arbitrator, Industrial Courts & formerly Labour Department),
mother of Hasitha (Australia), Dr Kushalan (Cancer Institute, Maharagama),
and Janaka (Taj Samudra), beloved mother-in-law of Dulini (Australia),
Chamee (Seylan Bank) and beloved sister of Nanda Wijenayake, expired.
Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 8th at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at
Borella Kanatte at 5 p.m. 570/B/1, Ekamuthu Mawatha, Thalawatugoda.
PAKKIYARAJAH - R.D. (Formerly of Velona, Moratuwa). Husband of
Pathma (Retired Teacher, St Mary's Bambalapitiya) and father of Murali
(Canada), expired. The remains will be at Mahinda Parlour, Mt. Lavinia
on 7-12-2005 from 8 a.m. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on
8-12-2005 and burial will take place at General Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia.
Pathma Pakkiyarajah, 263/2, Galle Road, Colombo 3. TP. 2574830.
RATHNAWEERA - MOHAN (Central Finance) Son of late Mr and Mrs
B. Rathnaweera, beloved husband of Gangani Elikewela (Pushpadana Girls'
College - Kandy), loving father of Dharatha (Ecole International School)
and Yasuri, loving brother of Vajira (Smart Shirts), Sandhya (Candy
Garments), Wasana, Sirimevan, Chandrika and Sriya, expired following a
short illness. Cremation will be on Thursday 8th of December at 4.00
p.m. at Mahaiyawa, Kandy. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. 1/82,
Galmaduwa Road, Kundasale. 081-2422736.
WICKRAMASINGHA - CHANDRA- Retired Accounts Clerk of Colombo
Municipality - Assessors Dept. and Veterinary Dept.) and Manageress of
the Sanasa Bank, Koswatta, Nawala. Beloved wife of G.M. Wickramasinghe
(former Deputy Editor of Sunday Observer), loving mother of Anil (TNL),
Chandra Kanthie (formerly of Sifani Jewellers and presently in
Australia) and Susil, dear mother-in-law of Ravindra Samaraweera of
Kelaniya (formerly Sifani and Ceyital and presently in Australia) and of
Shyamalie (Qualitea Company), grandmother of Kaveesha and Isuru, expired
after a prolonged illness. Funeral will be on Wednesday December 07th at
Wetara Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. The remains lie at 11/61, Old Road,
DE SILVA - CHITRA RUBY. Beloved wife
of Sarath Wijendra (P.J. Rubber & Plastic Industries & P.J. Beading
House, Kalutara North), loving daughter of Annesly de Silva & late Rose
de Silva, loving mother of Priyantha Jude (Holy Cross College - Kalutara),
sister of Tony, Rani, Merril & Neville, expired. Cortege leaves
residence at No.1, Janaprabodha Mawatha, Ethagama, Payagala on
8th Thursday at 4.00 p.m. for burial at St. Mary's Church Burial Ground,
FERNANDO - BENCY. Beloved wife of Emil (formerly at Bata Shoe
Co.), loving mother of Charmaine (Abu-Dhabi), Shamalee, Sheran (Italy),
and Mahesh (Singer Co.), mother-in-law of Prasanth (Emirates Air Lines),
Shelley (Bata), Miranthi (Italy) and Chandani (Classic Teas),
affectionate grand mother of Shenelly, Ranuk, Shanel, Manishka, Chesna
and Melisha, loving sister of Mervin and Ungi, Gamini and Indrani,
Devika & Merril, Dayanthi & Tilak, expired. Cortege leaves 1K,
Charles De Soysa Place, Idama, Moratuwa, on Thursday 8th December at
4.00 p.m. Burial at Holy Emmanuel Church Cemetery - TP. 2648198.
FERNANDO - ENID (Retired Teacher - Sripalee, Horana). Relict
of the late Justin Fernando, sister of the late Duncan and of Anna,
sister-in-law of the late Hyacinth and of Ritigahapola, mother of Susima
and Shirley J.S. Peiris, Sharmalie and Eugene, J. Fernando, Nelum and
Orille de Almeida (Switzerland), Hema (C.L.S.) and Ruwani, Srimal and
Mohan Peiris (Arpico), the late Shanthiraj (Budgie) and of Iranganie
(Sweetie), Priyanath (Bobby), Switzerland and the late Niranjala and of
Monique, Shavindranath (Shavi), C.E.B. and Indramalee, expired. Funeral
on Friday 9th December. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. for
service at the Church of Holy Emmanuel and burial thereafter. No. 4,
Rawatawatta Lane 2, Moratuwa.
HAJIANI NASEEMA DASTAKEER of Fort, Matara. Beloved wife of
late M.H.M. Dastakeer, daughter of late Abdulla Akbar and late Haseena
Umma, loving mother of Zehra, Vazeer, Marzoona, Naima, Fareeha, Nizara,
Zakraf, Noori, Fareena, Feroze, Faizal, Sharmila and Farik,
mother-in-law of Amir A. Sheriff, Hamzathul Mahmooda, late Ahamed Salie,
M.M. Anzary, Tilly Salie, Faalil Siddeek, Shanaz, Rizwie Saleem, M.N.M.
Azeer, Shamaila, Zamrin, Nazmi Salih, Minza and darling Big Mummy of her
many grand children and great grand children, expired and burial took
place on Sunday the 4th of December at 5.00 p.m. at Dehiwala Muslim
Burial Ground. 9A, Mount Avenue, off Hotel Road, Mt Lavinia.
JAYASENA - L. Beloved husband of Murine Jayasena, loving
father of Meena, Anusha and Rasika, father-in-law of Nishanga, Indika
and Savithri, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday 8th at 3.30
p.m. for Cremation at Rawatawatta Cemetery at 4.30 p.m. No. 27,
Ariyawansa Mawatha, Moratumulla, Moratuwa.
LABUTALE - L.W.N. Retired Director of Education. Beloved
husband of Vasula, loving father of Deepal Rajaguru (Emirates Airways
Dubai), Brig. Chandana Rajaguru (S.L. Army) and Dr Isla (Kandy
Hospital), father-in-law of Renuka (Dubai), Roma and Dr Rochana
Chandraratne (Kandy Hospital), expired. Cortege leaves residence
10/90, Wagolla Road, Lenella, Kandy at 2.30 p.m. on Thursday
December 8th for Cremation at Mahiyawa at 3.30 p.m. Phone 081-2240656.
SERASUNDARA - AJITH Senior Lecturer, University of Colombo,
expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour till 10.00 a.m.
on Wednesday, the 7th instant and from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. at the
University of Colombo for the public to pay their last respects. Burial
will take place at 2.00 p.m. on the same day at General Cemetery,
Borella. Bereaved family; mother, wife (Nishanthi Wickramarathne),
daughter (Aswini Serasundara), brother (Priyantha Serasundara - Maliban