FERNANDO - G.Y.H. J.P. All Island. (Retired Assistant Manager,
Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation, Colombo and Executive Editor “Vesak Handa”),
son of late Mr and Mrs G.N.H. Fernando, beloved husband of Bandu (retired
Teacher), loving brother of C.H. Rupert, Nicol, Swarna, J.C. Tomlin, Boopathy
and late G.P. Neville and Deepal, expired. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on
1st March 2010 for cremation at Walapola Cemetery. 246, Horana Road, Wekada,
HAMID - HARUN (TITI) Doha Qatar. Son of late Zackeriya Abdul Hamid and
Hajiani Zackiya Hamid, beloved husband of Azra nee Jameen (Qatar Airways),
father of Haffy and Hazim (Qatar), son-in-law of Zareena Jameen brother of
Thajudeen (Sanna), Johar (Rajah), Marziah, Fareena, late Ajrad, Annad (Bakka),
Sabrina (Rosy), Kathija, Omar, Bashir (Tuan), brother-in-law of Iqbal, Mervin,
Zacky, Selvin, Fairy, Zainab, Athiya, Basheera, Janoon and Azwan. Janaza will
take place on Monday 1st March 2010. Please contact 2945297 for time of Janaza.
No. 8, Bangalawatte Terrace, Mabola, Wattala.
JAYASINGHE - HERBERT Beloved husband of Kalyani father of Himali and
Nayani father-in-law of Dhammika Perera, Saman Galappaththi, brother of
Somalatha Jayasinghe (Matugama), expired. Funeral will take place on March 01,
at 3.00 p.m. Thunbowila Cemetery, Piliyandala, 258, Gangarama Road,
KERKOVEN - MELVILLE Beloved husband of Mavis (nee Raymond), loving father
of Celonia, loving grandfather of Christian, brother of Merril Kerkoven, late
Mavis, Phillys, Iris, Merle and Norma. Cortege leaves residence at 4.30 p.m. on
Monday 1st March. Burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section).
14, Turnour Road, Colombo 08.
MAHALIYANA - BERTY PRASAD (Marine Container Surveyor of Conrig
Consultancy Services) Beloved husband of Yamuna Kumari Wijesuriya, father of
Chamodya (student of St. Bridget’s Convent), son of D.M. Mahaliyana, (retired
Railway) and D. Meraya Mahaliyana (retired Teacher) brother of Bandula,
Priyantha, Rohitha, brother-in-law of Shamila and Priyanthi, expired on 26th
February 2010. Funeral will take place on 1st March (today) 3.30 p.m. at St.
John the Baptist Church Cemetery Nagoda. No. 400, Mill Road, Nagoda, Kandana.
OWITIPANA - LEELA KUMARI Beloved wife of late Lt. Cdr. W.B. Owitipana,
mother of Priyantha and Samantha (SL Army), mother-in-law of Amitha (Tourist
Board), grandmother of Dilani, expired on 27/02/2010. Cortege leaves residence
No. 232/3, Koswatta, Talangama North at 3 p.m. today for cremation at
General Cemetery, Talahena.
PERERA - DUDLEY Beloved husband of Anne (UK), dearly beloved father of
Shaluki (UK) and Rangika (UK), son of the late Austin and Beeta, son-in-law of
Jacob and late Gertrude, beloved brother of Manel and Indrani, brother-in-law of
Punyadasa and late Dudley, Rohini, Ignatius and Atlee (UK), expired. Funeral
will be held on Wednesday the 3rd of March. Cremation at Mt Lavinia Cemetery.
Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. 21, S Mahinda Mawatha, off Rajamawatha,
RUPESINGHE - JOHN (JOE) At Rest with Jesus (retired Director Social
Services), beloved husband of Marie (nee Athukorala), loving father of Hitaishi,
Kesara and Prenith, father-in-law of Shanika & Dilhani, much loved grandfather
of Keshan, Kevan, Shanika and Kiyara, Caring brother of Catherine, late Winifred
and of Cecilia and Mabel, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 98, Welikanna,
Waga at 3.30 p.m. on Monday 1st March. Burial at the Holy Rosary Church
SIYAMBALAPITIYA - SHANTHI (ex McLarens), dearly beloved husband of
Shiranee (Manager - Commercial Bank, Seeduwa), loving father of Shirantha (Royal
Institute, Colombo), son of Lily Margaret Amarasekera and late Peter Canisius,
son-in-law of Veronica and late Eliot Jayalath, brother of Sunil (Inter -
Continental) and Ranjith (ex Trico), brother-in-law of Sylvia, Priyanthi,
Sirimalee (USA), Ranmalee (Singer), Bede (Arpico Finance), Jude (Canada), Sri
(USA), Sarath (Aitcon), Nelita and Dr Dhanya (Canada), passed away after a brief
illness. Cortege leaves residence No. 14, Halpe Lane, Kandana at 4.00
p.m. on Tuesday 2nd March 2010. Burial at St Sebastian’s Church Cemetery,
SPITTEL WILSON - CHRISTINE Beloved wife of the late Alistair McNeil
Wilson, loving mother of Ann Anderson (Denmark), daughter of late Dr R.L.
Spittel and Claire Spittel, passed away peacefully on February 26th. A private
funeral took place on the 27th. There will be a Memorial Service in April. Date
will be notified later.
THELIS - E.W. At Rest with Jesus, beloved husband of late Ethel Gertrude,
father of Sriyani, Mangala, Lal, Malkanthi and Rohan, brother of late Imelda,
Rev. Fr. Timothy Kolamunne (T O R Wennappuwa) and Patrick, father-in-law of
Patrick, Bernard, Kumari, Thilakan and Shanthi, loving grandfather of Nuwan,
Dilini, Shehan, Praveen, Savindi, Malinda and Shaini. Cortege leaves residence
No. 331B, Batagama North, Ja-Ela at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 1st March. Burial
at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Batagama North Ja-Ela. Tel: 2231242.
LEELARATNE - MALLIKA (nee KODIKARA) Beloved wife of late Wimal Leelaratne
(retired Chief Education Officer), beloved mother of Damita (People’s Bank),
Viraja (New Zealand), Visita (Canada), beloved mother-in-law of Sandya, Lakmini
and Mega, beloved sister of late Dr M.C. Kodikara, Clara and Swarna beloved
sister-in-law of G.D de Silva and B.P. Jayawardane, expired. Cremation on
Tuesday 2nd March 2010 at 5.00 p.m. at Ambalangoda Public Cemetery. 71,
Elpitiya Road, Ambalangoda. Tel. 0912258518.
RYDE - CLIVE (JOY) (retired Police Department Gampaha). Beloved husband
of late Bernadette Ryde, son of late Mr and Mrs Frank Clive Ryde, brother of
Jean Zeigelaar and Starry Sugathadasa, passed away on 28th February. Remains lie
at Barney Raymonds Funeral Parlour, Borella. Funeral on Monday 1st March at 4
p.m. at the Roman Catholic Section, General Cemetery Borella.