IAPONSO - CHANDANA LAL (Proprietor - Gweenlaw Industries -
Thalawakele). Beloved husband of Dayani Aponso, loving father of Yasarashi,
Wathsandalie, eldest son of late G. Quintus and Mrs T.G. Aponso, brother of
Nanda, Swarna, Padma, Sumith, Nandana, Prasanna, Sarojani, Kanchana, expired.
Funeral on 26th January at 2.00 p.m. at Mt Lavinia Cemetery. Cortege leaves
residence at 1.30 p.m. 52, St. Mary’s Road, Mt. Lavinia.|
APONSU - CHANDANALAL Managing Director, Gueenlaw Engineering Enterprises,
Thalawakale, beloved husband of Dayani, loving father of Yasarasee and
Wathsadalee loving eldest son of late G. Quintus Aponsu and T.G. Aponsu, brother
of Nanda, Swarna, Padma, Sumith, Nandana Prasanna, Sarojini and Kanchana
expired. Funeral on 26th January at 2.00 p.m. at Mount Lavinia Cemetery, Cortege
leaves residence at 1.30 p.m. No. 52, St Mary’s Road, Mount Lavinia.
BLAKE - REMELZIA (Fanny) Nee VANCUYLENBERG - Safe in the arms of Jesus.
Beloved wife of Joe (deceased), loving mother of Bunty and Ivan, mother-in-law
of Eliston and Jeanne, darling grandmother of Carlene and Dale, sister of Freeda,
Mervyn, Denzil (deceased) and Rita, sister-in-law of Girlie and Soma, passed
away peacefully on Friday 25th January in Melbourne, Australia.
CHANDRASEKARA - C.M. JAYATISSA (Retired Principal). Beloved husband of
late R.P. Nandawathie, loving father of Kamala, Sarath, Jayantha, Ananda, Upali,
Sriyani, Asoka, Gamini and Neetha, father-in-law of late Mahanama, Anoma,
Lukshmi, Swarna, Prasanna Molagoda and Priyadarshani, expired. Cortege leaves
“Sandapaya” Attanagalla Road, Nittambuwa on Saturday 26th January at 3.30
pm. Cremation at Malwatta Cemetery at 4 p.m.
DE MEL - MRS NILAMANI (Safe in the arms of Jesus). Dearly beloved wife of
late Mr Kenneth de Mel, much loved mother of Nimesha Kaushalya (formerly Convent
of Our Lady of Victories, Moratuwa and Methodist College, Colombo), daughter of
late Mr Benjamin Fernando and late Cilie Catherine Fernando, youngest sister of
late Benston, Boniface (Sumie), Medley and Starlyn, daughter-in-law of late Mr &
Mrs C.L.C. de Mel and sister-in-law of late Donald, loving cousin sister of Mrs
Theckla de Silva (De Silva Montessori School, Koralawella), expired. Cortege
leaves residence at 5.15 p.m. Saturday 26th January 2008 for burial at St.
Sebastian’s Church, Moratuwa. No. 22/34, Domingo De Mel Mawatha, St. Peter’s
Road, Moratuwella, Moratuwa. Tel: 2645956.
DIAS - K. ARIYARATNE (All Island J.P.). Beloved husband of M.M. Dias (Nee
De Mel), father of Saman (Canada), Udith (S.L.A.F.) and Nimali (Pharmacist -
National Hospital), father-in-law of Dharaa (Canada), Nishanthi (Nursing Officer
- National Hospital), and Mahagama (Pharmacist - National Hospital), passed away
on 23rd. Cremation will take place at Madampitiya Cemetery on 27th January.
Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. No. 24, Biyagama Road, Pattiya,
Kelaniya. Tel. 0112910335.
FERNANDO - OLGA Beloved wife of Christie (T.C.L. Ferdinando - formerly of
Lake House), loving mother of Anura and Vajira, mother-in-law of Chandrika and
Gamini, expired. Cortege leaves No. 15, Vidyala Mawatha, Koralawella on
Saturday 26th at 4 p.m. for Burial at St. Michael’s Church Cemetery, Koralawella.
GUNASEKARA - THUSITH Beloved son of late D.S.W. Gunasekara and late D.K.P.
Amarasekara, husband of Clera, father of Kishan (Sri Lanka Insurance), Dr
Chameen, Chaturika (Leeds Matara), father-in-law of Hemamali (Kalubowila
Teaching Hospital), Purna (HNB - Galle) brother of late Henry (Matara) Edmund
(former V.C. Chairman), Dharmadasa, Dew (Minister of Constitutional Affairs and
National Integration), Malini, Seetha and Nihal, expired. Cremation on Saturday
26, 2008 at 4.00 p.m. at Lunama, Ambalantota, Crematorium. “Weldisi”, Kiula,
Hungama. Tel. 047-2223677.
GUNAWATHI - JINADASA (retired Typist - Colombo Municipal Council) Beloved
wife of A.B. (Bandula) Jinadasa (retired Admin. Assistant - Colombo Municipal
Council) dearly loved mother of Kalana (Commander Sri Lanka Navy), Kumudu
(United Parcel Services), Kishani (Director - Incare Freighters) loving
mother-in-law of Gayathri, Champika, Chinthaka Ranatunga (Managing Director -
Incare Freighters) expired on 2008.01.24. Funeral on Sunday 27th January 3.30
p.m. at General Cemetery, Battaramulla. No. 86, 18/A, Wickramasinghepura,
PARAMANATHAN - V. Retired AGM, Bank of Ceylon, ex General Manager,
National Savings Bank, Overseas Trust Bank and Commercial Bank, dearly beloved
husband of Savithri, loving father of Sharmini (Australia) and Radhini (New
Zealand), father-in-law of Balendran and Ravindran, adored grandfather of Ganesh,
Kailash and Anna-Savithri, expired. Remains will lie at the Jayaratne Funeral
Parlour from Friday, 25th 3.00 p.m. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella on
Saturday, 4.00 p.m. No. 64/1, Pamankada Road, Colombo 6.
PERERA - S.K. - Beloved husband of Indrani, loving father of Lal (PHDT/Galle),
Pearl (Canada) and Noel (USA), father-in-law of Tharika, Gamini (Canada) and
Ramani (USA), expired under tragic circumstances. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s
Funeral Parlour on Sunday 27th January at 10 a.m. Burial at General Cemetery,
Kanatte (Buddhist Section).
PULENDIRAN - NAGAMUTTU (PULEN) - Former Food Commissioner passed away
peacefully in Sydney, Australia, 22 January 2008, aged 82 years. Loving husband
of Pushpa (nee Chellarajah), beloved brother of Arunthathy Chelliah,
brother-in-law of Leela Rasiah, Gunam Nathan (all of Sydney), late Swarna Kumar
(of USA) and late Edwin Chelliah, uncle to Shantini Karunairatnam, and Sulogini
Jeyapalan, Sasha Nathan, Krishan and Kumar Rasiah (all of Sydney), Sanjay, Shemi
and Sharmila Kumar (all of USA), grand uncle to Rajaen, Rajita, Sanjeev, Dinesh,
Priyal, Tasmai (all of Sydney) and Lindsey, Alisha and Stephen (all of USA),
will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. 1/1, Exeter Road,
Homebush West NSW 2140, Australia.
THAMBAWITA (GAMMANPILA) - MRS WIMALA. Beloved wife of late D.S.
Gammanpila, mother of Tissa and Damayanthi, mother-in-law of Thusitha Pelpola
and Lalitha and grandmother of Dr Kelum, Jayamin (AMBA Research) and Rasanga,
expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 193 1/C, Sri Gnanendra Mawatha, Nawala
at 2.00 p.m. on Saturday 26th January for cremation at 3.00 p.m. at General
WEERASINGHE - MAITHREE LEELA nee Sooriyarachchie (of Bomiriya). Wife of
late Mahinda Weerasinghe (Rtd. Teacher - Dambadeniya Maha Vidyalaya), loving
mother of Chamani, Harin and Thalath (United Motors - Orugodawatte),
mother-in-law of Mangala Ranasinghe (UK) and Dulani Wahala (Golden Key
Kurunegala), expired. Cremation at Mirigama Crematorium at 6.00 p.m. on Sunday
the 27th of January 2008. Dankotuwawatte, Narangamuwa, Giriulla. Cont No.