RATNATHICAM - MADAM SENTHY CHELVAM Expired 28th February 2008 in
USA. Former Vice Principal Hindu Ladies College Colombo, and recently of the
Field Library, Peekskill, NY. Daughter of late Rasamma and Ramanathan, widow of
late Abdi Ratnathicam (former Teacher Royal College, Colombo 7), beloved mother
of Niranjan, Wijayan, Sanchayan, Jayanthan and Raguvaran (all of USA), cherished
sister of Mrs C. Mylvaganan (London), loving grandmother of nine;
great-grandmother of two; affectionate mistress of faithful family aide Menika.
Cremated with Hindu Rites on Sunday 2nd March 2008 at Ferncliff Crematory in
Hartsdale NY, USA - Dr Wiji Ratnathicam, 16, Amalfi Drive, Cortland Manor, NY
10567, USA, Ph: 914-737 - 1358.|
WICKREMESOORIYA - FRANCIS (KUMAR) son of late Francis and Sophia
Wickremesooriya of Nawalapitiya, son-in-law of Mr & Mrs S.C. Meedin, loving
husband of Indrani (nee Meedin), beloved father of Dhammika (Kazakasthan),
Arjuna (USA), Suresh (Kuwait Airways) and late Sayuri, loving father-in-law of
Dilshima, Dulmini (USA) and Pathini (Kuwait Airways), grandfather of Dylan,
Dilshan and Shenaya. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from
Saturday 8th March from 9 a.m. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Monday 10th March
at 2.30 p.m. Cremation at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Crematorium) at 3 p.m.
EKANAYAKE - D.P. Beloved husband of Padmini, father of Dr Jayanthi
Wikramanayake (U.S.A.), Sandya (Shipping Corporation), Ranjan (U.S.A.), Ajith
(Australia), Anil (Canada) and father-in-law of Viraj, Lalaka, Kaushalya,
Charminee and Dilini, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 23, School Lane,
Colombo 3 at 4 p.m. for cremation at Borella Cemetery at 5 p.m. on 10th
FERNANDO - DR (MRS) OLIVIA (Philip Hospitals). Beloved wife of late Nihal,
loving mother of Lalika (IFS) & Ashan (Epsi Computers), mother-in-law of Dulip
(University of Colombo), grandmother of baby Sanchali, loving daughter of Dotty
Fernando & late Dr Leo Fernando, sister of Rosita & Nimal (Dubai), Dr. Christo &
Indrani (Philip Hospitals), sister-in-law of Doreen and Lloyd, Kingsley & late
Dulcey. Cortege leaves residence “Nilanth”, Galle Road, Paiyagala at 4.00
p.m. to St. Joseph’s Church Burial Ground on Saturday, 8th March 2008.
HAPUARACHCHI - MR. P. Retired Principal of “Sisila”, Devalegama, Kegalle.
Beloved husband of late Mrs K.A. Hapuarachchi (teacher), father of Maj. Gen.
Somadasa Hapuarachchi, Dr Newton Ranasinghe (England), Hemachandra Jayasekara
(retired Teacher), Malani Premarathne (District Secretary, Ratnapura), Chandra
Ubayarathne Nalani Amarasena (Executive Engineers Office, Kegalle), Engineer
Gamini Hapuarachchi (America), Shantha Hapuarachchi (Telecom Inspector,
Colombo), father-in-law of Y. Premarathne (Manager, People’s Leasing, Ratnapura),
Ubayarathne (retired Vice Principal D.S. Senanayake College), late Amarasena
(Technical Officer), Darshi Hapuarachchi, Suwinetha Hapuarachchi (Telecom),
passed away. Funeral at 3.00 p.m. on Monday the 10th of March at the Ratnapura
Crematorium. “Disapathi Medura”, New Town, Ratnapura.
HAPUTHANTHRIGE - GNANATHILAKE Retired Vice Principal of Gurukula Maha
Vidyalaya, teacher of Sapugaskanda Maha Vidyalaya and St. Francis Maha Vidyalaya,
beloved husband of Mrs R. D. Pathirage, father of Varuna and Jeevani,
father-in-law of Sanjeevani & Prageeth, brother of Gunapala Haputhanthri and
family, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 8th March for
cremation at General Cemetery, Borella 3M/13A, NHS, Kiribathgoda, Kelaniya.
JAYASEKARA - THOMPSON (retired Diplomatic Officer) Dearly beloved husband
of Sunethra loving father of Dr Shanika, Dr Duleeka, and Dr Inoka, father-in-law
of Dr Iresh Wijemanne and Dr Lionel Weerawardene passed away. Funeral on (today)
Saturday 8th March at 2.00 p.m. at Borella Kanatte. Cortege leaves residence at
12.00 noon. 1/1429, Subhadhrama Road, off Hokandara Road, Pannipitiya.
KODITUWAKKU - MAGGIE Beloved wife of late Godwin, mother of late Sunil,
Mohan, late Nihal and Chryshanthi, mother-in-law of Malathie, Jennifer and
Parakrama, grandmother of Hashan, Malisha, Dilshan, Shirini, Lahiru and Lihini.
Cortege leaves residence at 9.30 a.m. for service at Methodist Church, Kandy at
10.30 a.m. Burial at Mahaiyawa Cemetery at 11.30 a.m. on Saturday 8th March.
114/1E, Galmaduwa Road, Kundasale.
KOSGAHAKUMBURA - FELIX (Retired Postmaster - Central Mail Exchange).
Beloved husband of late Mrs Pearl Kosgahakumbura (Retired Teacher), father of
Neomal (USA), Renuk Guruwatte (Ceylon Fisheries Mutwal), Gayani Wisenthige (Kent
Displays Systems) and Chrishantha (Dubai), father-in-law of Mayura (USA), late
Chandana Guruwatte, Wisenthi (Arpico), Chandima (Dubai), grandfather of Duminda,
Thilina, Charani, Malon, Madeera and Janira, brother of late Kusuma, Mallika,
late Chitra, Shrima, Christy, late Kingsley and Thilaka. Cortege leaves
residence on Saturday the 8th 158/4, Anderson Road, Nedimala, Dehiwala at
3.45 p.m. for Methodist Church, Pepiliyana and Burial at Nedimala Cemetery at
MAHA MUDALIGE LUCYHAMY - Safe in the arms of Jesus. Loving household
member of the Dias family. Mr & Mrs P.C. Dias, Mr. P.A.L. (Canie) Dias and Mrs
Winnie Weerasooriya deceased. Also of Greta Dias Piyaratne, Clement Dias,
Suranganie Dias and P.A. Piyaratne of USA, expired. Cortege leaves residence
“Concordia”, Mount Calvary, Kaluwella, Galle at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 8th
March 2008 for service at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Galle and thereafter for burial
at Dadalla Cemetery, Galle.
PEIRIS - LATITIA Beloved wife of Mr K.D. Peiris (Retired Inland Revenue
Dept), loving mother of Ajantha & Priyanthi, loving mother-in-law of Colvin
(Good Wood Plaza Hotel) & Mahinda (Asoka Glass & Mirror Co.), loving grandmother
of Dhanushka, Uditha (United Kingdom), Savindri (Stafford International School),
Sanduni, Sahani, Sashini (Elizabeth Moir International School), Hasitha (Keselwatte
Distributors) and loving great grandmother of Tanisha, expired. Cremation on
Saturday 8th March at 6.00 p.m. at General Cemetery Borella (Buddhist Section).
Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. No. 5, Bois Place (off Isipathana
Mawatha), Colombo - 05.
PERERA - REGINOLD BEDE - (Retired AGM People’s Bank). Dearly beloved
husband of Rita & much loved father of Shiromie, Ruwani, Mangali, Ravindra,
father-in-law of Terrence, Sumudu, Chandrin and Thushari, precious grandfather
of Danushki, Asanka, Purni, Thrimendra, Mishantha, Saduni, Devindi, Raveen,
passed away peacefully. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Monday 10th for
burial at St. Joseph Church Cemetery, Uyana, Moratuwa. No. 18/2, 5th Sagara
Lane, Uyana, Moratuwa.
RANASINGHE - NIHAL - Beloved husband of Priyani, loving father of Michael
(Prinil) and Kishan, brother of Jone, Bega, Angelo, late Ranjith, late Noel and
of Ranjan, Rita, Gloria, Asoka and Shanthi. In accordance with Nihal’s wishes,
his remains would lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 9 a.m. on Saturday
8th March until 1 p.m. on Sunday 9th. Cortege leaves thereafter for Burial at
St. Michael’s Church, Burial Grounds, Veyangoda.
AMARASINGHE - DR FRANKLYN Much loved husband of Ranjini, father of
Shamindra and Ruwani, brother of Ranjith and Chithra (USA), father-in-law of
Nalin Karunaratne (CIC), much loved grandfather of Shenal, Rushith and Navishka,
expired. Funeral arrangements will be notified later. 2/10, Thalakotuwa
Gardens, Colombo 05.