ABEYESEKERA - OLIVER LIONEL (formerly at P.W.D. and SD & CC). Beloved
husband of Somalatha Kalyani, loving father of Dr Arjuna Abeyesekera (Sirimavo
Bandaranaike specialized childrens Hospital, Peradeniya), father-in-law of
Himalie. Son of late Mrs E.M. Abeyesekera and H.I. Abeyesekera, brother of late
Rani Jayasinghe, Nanda Abeyesekera and Padmini Jayasooriya, died on the 04th of
April 2009. Burial took place on the 05th April at Mahaiyawa Cemetery, Kandy.
BALAPUWADUGE EDMUND MENDIS (EDDIE AIYA) Formerly of Department of
Geological Survey. Beloved husband of Mallika (Ex Staff Musaeus College),
precious father of Rasika (Ex SLAF), Enoka (Ex Sampath Bank), Thulitha (Singer
Sri Lanka), and Samitha (Ex Seylan Bank), loving father-in-law of Suharshani,
Suresh Bulankulame (Qatar), Sheneka (Brandix) and Hiran Wijendra (Ceyline
Shipping), adorable grandfather of Anuka (St. Thomas), Venuja (Royal), Senith,
Methuni and Thevni, passed away peacefully. Cremation at Borella Cemetery at
2.15 p.m. on Wednesday 22nd April 2009. Cortege leaves residence No. 21/11,
Ananda Balika Mawatha, Pagoda Road, Pita Kotte, at 1.00 p.m.
DE ZOYSA - ETHIGE MABEL HENRITTA SILVA THILLAKARATNA - Beloved wife
of Belin Pascal, Chairman, M/s E.P.B. De Zoysa & Sons (Pvt) Ltd, Group of
Companies, loving mother of Ananda, Nimal, Pushpa, Lakshman, Prisca & late
Tudor, mother-in-law of Malcolm & Asoka de Silva, Shiranthi, Malkanthi, &
Ruwangani and sister of late Wilbert, late Paul, late George & late Margrett,
passed away. Cortege leaves the residence No.6, St. Mary’s Road, Mahabage
Junction, Negombo Road, on 22nd, April at 3.30 p.m. for burial at St. John
the Baptist Church’s Cemetery, Nagoda.
NISHANTHI Dearly beloved wife of Saliya Fernando, mother of Baby
Tharindi, loving daughter of John Mark and Irene Hettiarachchi, sister of
Shyamal and Shianka, sister-in-law of Ayanthi and Vointus Fernando, passed away
peacefully. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 22nd April at 3 p.m. for
burial at Bolawalana Catholic Cemetery. No.62, Temple Road, Negombo.
PANDITA - VINCENT - Beloved husband of Sudharma, loving father of
Chitral & Manjula, father-in-law of Ajith de Silva & Samanmali, loving seeya of
Sharangi, Shivanta, Shirendra, Tharindi & Sudishana, brother of Wimala, Douglas,
late Ratna & Pushpa, expired. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. Wednesday 22nd, General
Cemetery Borella. Cortege leaves residence 500/125, Thimbirigasyaya Rd,
Colombo 05 at 4 p.m.
PERERA - K.D.C. (KAI) Beloved husband of Janaki, darling Thaththi of
Iromi and Kushlani, brother of K.J.A. Anula, K.R.L. Daya and Neil, expired.
Remains will lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella. Cremation on Wednesday
22nd at 6.30 p.m. at Borella Kanatta. No flowers by request. Donation to Cancer
PERERA - MERCY Beloved wife of late Alfred Perera, loving mother of Shyamalie,
Manoshree (Ravindra), Priyangani, Ramani and Janaka, mother-in-law of Ananda
Wickramasinge, late Yasapalitha Nanayakkara, Kamani, Rajith Wickramasinge,
Somasiri Alakolange, Samadara, sister of Pearly, late Chitrasena, late Sherriden,
late Drucila, expired. Cremation at 5.00 p.m. Wednesday 22nd, Kohuwala Cemetery.
Cortege leaves residence No. 15, Pieris Mawatha, Kalubowila at 4.00 p.m.
SELINA NALINI SUMATHIRATNE - Beloved wife of late W.K. Sumathiratne,
loving mother of Jayantha Sumathiratne, Royal Fernwood Porcelain Limited, Pushpa
Wijeratne - Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, mother-in-law of Sunimali, Lakdas,
expired. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. 22nd April 2009 to be handed over
to Medical Faculty. No.43/14, Neelammahara Road, Maharagama.
SUNDARALINGAM - RASIAH (former Staff of ANZ - Standard Chartered
Bank / Manager Thinakkural). Loving son of late Mr and Mrs Rasiah (former
Officer of Grindlayz Bank), beloved husband of Pusparani son-in-law of late Mr
and Mrs Veerasingham (Saraswathy Stores), loving father of Subanthy, Arthik and
Thanushi (IDM City Campus - 3), father-in-law of Logeswaran and Grandfather of
Athishan, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 9 a.m. to Jayaratne Parlour on
Thursday 23rd April 2009 and taken for Cremation at 4 p.m. on 23.04.2009 to
Borella Kanatta. Add:- 715, Bloemendhal Rd, Modera Colombo 15. T.P.:
WEERASINGHE - MRS NALINI Former Principal Cora Abraham Art Classes (CAAC).
Beloved wife of late Clifford (Former DGM, Ceylon Electricity Board), dearly
loved mother of Ravi and Lynne (Toronto), Amila and Paul, Ruvan and Natasha, and
Chandima and Champika, darling Archchie of Mahangu, Jordan and Rai, Devaka and
Saheli and Anya and Anuk, sister of Nihal Jayatunge and Sunil Perera, called
home to Jesus. Cortege leaves residence No. 16, St. Joseph’s Road, Nugegoda
at 1 p.m. on Wednesday 22nd April 2009 for Funeral Service at 3 p.m. at the
Cinnamon Gardens Baptist Church, Colombo 7. Burial at 4.30 p.m. at the General
Cemetery, Borella. No flowers or banners by request.
CHANDRASEKERA - LINCON Partner of former Royal Studio, Gampaha,
presently resident in England. Beloved husband of Chithra, loving father of
Rovin, father-in-law of Sachenee & beloved brother of Mallika, Robert, Sherly &
late Murial & Hurby, passed away 17th April, Cremation on Wednesday 22nd April
in Kent, England.
CONGREVE - HELEN CONSTANCE (CONNIE) Beloved wife of late Hubert,
loving mother of Monica, late Duncan and of Cynthia and Kenneth, passed away on
21st April, 2009. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Funeral
arrangements will be notified later.
THERESA (MIURI) GOMES - Beloved wife of (late) Mr Anthony Gomes,
loving mother of Surathilina (Udaya), Theu Thilina (Weera) and Pemthilina (Rohan),
caring sister of Una Pieris and Lucian Fernando, loving mother-in-law of Shereen,
Deepthi and Inoka, grandmother of Roshella, Sonali, Nayomi, Sujani, Sachini and
Joel and Gran/Aunty of Shereen, Anusha, Deon and other unnamed loved relatives,
expired. Cortege leaves residence 9B 37R, National Housing Scheme,
Raddolugama 23.04.2009 at 3.00 p.m. for Kussala Cemetery.