FERNANDO - J.L.J. (Retired Deputy Principal - Mahanama College,
Colombo 3, Sectional Head, D.S. Senanayake College, Colombo 7). Loving husband
of Pushpa Jayasooriya (Deputy Principal, Buddhist Ladies College, Colombo 7),
father of Indika (Base Hospital, Horana), Kanchana (Manager, Elpitiya
Plantations PLC), and father-in-law of Sumudu (Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital),
expired. Cremation at Public Cemetery, Mount Lavinia on Saturday 6th June 2009
at 5.00 p.m. Residence: 6/9, Malwatte Cross Lane, Dehiwela. Telephone
FERNANDO - SEELA Beloved wife of late Samuel (formerly Chartered Bank),
loving mother of Anula, Nihal, Swarna (decd), Asoka, Anura, Sunethra, Dr
Chandrika and Prasanna (Australia), mother-in-law of Shirley, Ann, Chintha,
Lalitha, Dammika, Dr Sandun and Sandra (Australia), sister of late Somapala,
late Kumaradasa (USA), late Chandrawathi, Kusumalatha, Sriyalatha and Lilian,
sister-in-law of late Kusuma and late Soma, leaving behind grandchildren and
great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many relatives, passed away peacefully.
Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 7th June 2009 at 2.30 p.m., for Cremation at
5 p.m. at Kohuwala Cemetery. No. 97/61, 3rd Lane, Abeyrathna Mw.,
Boralesgamuwa. Tel. 2519863. No flowers by request.
GUNASEKERA - H.M. (HITIHAMY MUDIYANSELAGE) MA (Yale) PhD (UCLA) Professor
of Economics, Moorpark College, California, former ADB and UNDP Consultant,
Marshall Islands, Academic USP Fiji and University of Peradeniya. Beloved
husband of Pushpalatha Menike, father of Janakie, Rahula, and Varuna, expired
June 4. Cremation Mahaiyawa Kandy 4 p.m. 8th June. Cortege leaves residence
500, Godapala, Gelioya 2 p.m. Tel. 081-2314319, email: email@example.com
KARUNARATHNA - DEEPTHIKA Beloved wife of Bandula Karunarathna & loving mother of
Ama, Shkaya & Pankaja (Botswana), daughter of late Mr Anthony C. Perera & Mrs
Mary Perera, expired. Cremation at Liyanagemulla (Seeduwa) on 7th June 2009 at
MURCOTT - EVELYN MARGARET (nee DIAS) Retired Teacher. Beloved wife of
late Thomas (Retired Teacher), loving mother of Lorna and Lucian (Proscott
Trading), mother-in-law of Anton Nicholas and Pamela, loving grandmother of
Romaine Nicholas, Roszan and Dinesh Perera and Roscoe Murcott, great grandmother
of Shenara and Shenelle, sister of late Nancy Nanayakkara and Paul Dias. Cortege
leaves A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 6th June. Burial
at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).
PERERA - J.K. EMIL (Retired Sri Lankan Army). Dearly beloved husband of
late Rita, loving father of Sharmain, Milroy (H.N.B), Shihan, Wasanthi, loving
brother of former Bishop of Galle, Elmo Perera, father-in-law of Camilus, Dilani,
Ajith (C.I.R) and Sriyal, grandfahter of Samira & Ravindu (Australia), Nilmi
(People’s Bank), Irandi (H.N.B Assurance), Ashini (S.S.P. Coop. Services),
Himasha, Rushani, Ashen, Rushell and Himesh, passed away peacefully. Remains lie
at No. 50/2, Stadium Road, Wennappuwa. Cortege leaves reside at 3.30 p.m.
on Sunday 7th of June for Burial at General Cemetery, Wennappuwa.
PERERA - LEEGIYA Relict of late J.K. Moses Perera, precious mother of
Rev. Fr. Luke Nelson Perera (Administrator, St. Anne’s Shrine, Talavila),
Christian, Lakshman, Yvonne, Susira and Ranjith, mother-in-law of Marie, Deepika,
Rienzie, Malitha and Duthika, much loved grandmother of Chrishmila, Nethmi,
Tharundi, Nilini, Deumi, Deneth, Shanon and Sasith, expired. Cortege leaves
residence at 3.00 p.m. on Monday 8th June for Thanksgiving Mass at St. Martin de
Pores Church and burial at New Roman Catholic Cemetery, Wennappuwa. St.
Martin de Pores Mawatha, Wennappuwa.
PERERA - MR A.C. FRANCIS (former Executive Officer - Bata Shoe Co.,
Rathmalana). Beloved husband of Elizebeth, loving father of Radley (New Philip
Hospital - Kalutara), Dilukshi, Nilasha, father-in-law of Nishantha Seneviratne
(Metropolitan), Suranga, expired. Cortege leaves residence at No. 19/1 Sri
Wickrama Mawatha, Wattala 3.00 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church Burial Ground on
Saturday, 6th June 2009.
PINNAGODA - P.V.K. (CARL) Retired AGM Coconut Cultivation Board. Beloved
husband of Kusum Pinnagoda (nee Theadore) (Retired Teacher Mahanama & Gothami
Balika), loving father of Gireesha (Australia) and Maduranga (Canada), beloved
father-in-law of Dilhara (NDB Investment Bank) and Eshani (Canada), loving
grandfather of baby Thisenya, expired. Cortege will leave residence at 5.00 p.m.
on Monday 8th June, 2009 for cremation at Pannipitiya Cemetery at 6.00 p.m.
No. 319/C, Baduwatta Railway Avenue, Maharagama.
PREMARATHNE - CHAMARI SHANIKA - Loving daughter of Mr M.A.A.N.
Premarathne (CEB) and Nalini, beloved sister of Ranga. The final year student of
the Medical Faculty of Chittagon, Bangladesh, expired. Cortege leaves residence
on Saturday the 6th June at 3.00 p.m. Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at
4.30 p.m. No.10, Right Circular Road, Jayanthipura, Battaramulla.
SILVA - VITHANAGE ARNOLD EDMUND Beloved husband of Daya, darling father
of Ajith and Shiranthi, father-in-law of Inoka and Palitha, brother of Malani,
Sirima, Ranjani, Sarath, Lakshman and Surani, expired. Cortege leaves residence
134/A, Koswatta Road, Nawala at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 6th June. Burial at
General Cemetery Kanatte (Anglican Section).
SIVAGNANAM - S. Rtd. Government Agent, Vavuniya and former Regional
Central Coordinator, Sri Sathya Sai Serva Organisation. Husband of the late
Maheswari, father of Sarojini, Rohini, Chithra and late Rajarajeswaran,
father-in-law of Sivathasan, Sivanathan and Nimalanathan, grandfather of
Arichanthiran, Aravinthan, Sivapriya, Sivaramya, Mayuran, late Meera, Rajan and
Sai, great grandfather of Nisha and Anushan, brother of Sivamalar and the late
Sivasubramaniam, Selvaratnam and Pushpawathi, brother-in-law of Punjaksharam,
Kulathevi, Sarojinithevi and the late Velayuthapillai, passed away on Wednesday
3.6.09. The remains will be at Jayaratne Parlour from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. on
Saturday 6.6.09 Cortege leaves the parlour at 10.30 a.m. on Sunday 7.6.09 for
cremation at the Hindu Section of General Cemetery, Kanatte. Informant: S.
Sivathasan, 16-2/1, Alexandra Road, Colombo 06. Tel: 2596429. S. Sivanathan,
17A, Fernando Road, Mt. Lavinia. Tel: 2725207.
STAVE - GERTRUDE (nee CLAYTON) Beloved wife of the late Tony Stave,
everloving mother of Arlene, Susan (Australia), John, Felecian (S.L. Army),
Ingrid (Frostaire) and Gerard, mother-in-law of Keiran, Travice (Australia),
Kumari, Leon and Lakshmi (deceased), grandmother of Damien, Dominic, Melanie,
Shauntalle, Nigel, Andrea, Jakola (deceased), Angelo, Nickola, Jessica,
Jacqualina, Camy, Aaren, Natalie, Shenallie, Jason, Julian and Chervon. Cortege
leaves residence Project 3, No. 47, Keells Housing Scheme, Weliwita Road,
Kaduwela at 4.00 p.m. on Saturday the 6th June. Burial at General Cemetery
Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).
WICKRAMATILLEKE - MURIEL MILLICENT SENARATNE Beloved daughter of late
Senator D.J. and Matilda Senaratne, wife of late S.H.J. Wickramatilleke (Wicky),
mother of Deepthie (Dharmaraja M.V., Mampe), Priyanthie, Jasmine (St Clare’s
College, Wellawatte) and Anil (Embassy of Iraq, Holy See, Italy), mother-in-law
of Palitha (Dry Docks, Colombo), Nilantha Perera and Gayathrie (former Teacher
at Sri Janananda M.M.V.), sister of Irene, late Pearl, Eda, Reggie and Bobby,
expired. Cremation at Family Burial Ground at 4 p.m. on Sunday 7th June.
‘Muttettuwa Walauwa’, Pepiliwala.
FERNANDO - NORMA Dearly beloved
wife of Tennyson, loving mother of Nishamanie, Nalin and Thushara mother-in-law
of Megumi, grandmother of Baby Mayuri, sister of late Mervyn Fernando and Linda
Ambawatta Denzil Fernando, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Sunday 7th June
at 3.30 p.m. for Cremation at General Cemetery, Borella at 4.30 p.m. 122,
Thelangapatha Road, Wattala.