REV. SISTER BERTHA A.C. (HYACINTH JOSEPHINE NORA DE
SILVA) - Beloved sister of late Griscilda and sister-in-law of late Gerry,
loving aunt of late Shiral, beloved aunt of Ranjan (Lake House, Audit Dept.),
and of Rosita, grand aunt of Nuwan and Gayan, called to rest in the arms of
Jesus on 9th March 2010. A Requiem Mass will be held at Carmel Convent, Colombo
10 on Thursday March 11th at 3.00 p.m. followed by Interment at the General
Cemetery, Kanatte, Borella. 260A, Maithree Mawatha, Arawwala, Pannipitiya.
REV. SISTER M. BERTHA A.C. (HYACINTH JOSEPHINE NORA
DE SILVA) was called to her Eternal Rest on the 9th of March 2010. Requiem Mass
at Carmel Convent, Colombo 10 on Thursday March 11th at 3.00 p.m. followed by
interment at the General Cemetery, Kanatte. Carmel Convent, 88, Ananda
Rajakaruna Mawatha, Colombo 10.
BENJAMIN - CYRIL (former Senior Deputy
General Manager, Hatton National Bank and Executive Director of H.N.B.
Assurance). Beloved husband of Manuella, precious father of Dr. Timothy
Rohan (Aus) and Patrick Mahen (UK), son of late Philipupillai and
Ceciliapillai Benjamin, brother of Lourdes Kanagasunderam, Philomina
Thambipillai, late Rani Gnanasekeram, Anton Benjamin and Benjamin
Mariathas, father-in-law of Dr. Jeganthini and Shyamala, brother-in-law
of Anne Gnanapragasam, Maris Stella Joseph, Marcella Lawrence and late
Rajadurai Manuelpillai. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral
Parlour from 9.00 a.m. on Wednesday 10th March. Cortege leaves at 4.15
p.m. on Thursday 11th March, burial at the General Cemetery, Kanatte
(Roman Catholic Section). ‘Vishnu Residencies’ 9-4/7, Shrubbery
Gardens, Bambalapitiya. Tel. 2500860.
FERNANDO - FREEDA - Most beloved wife of late
Camillus Fernando, precious mother of Commodore Shemal Fernando (Sri Lanka
Navy), Roshan Fernando (Senior Superintendent of Police), Nelufer and Trevor
Fernando (Attorney-at-Law), loving mother-in-law of Carmel (Air & Marine
Travels), Kumari, Rodney (HSBC) and Dr. Mela (Vijaya Kumaranatunga Memorial
Hospital), much loved grandmother of Ruwani (University of Colombo), Shanil (Sri
Lanka Law College), Shalini (St. Bridget’s Convent), Lakshan (St. Joseph’s
College), Roshini (Ave Maria Convent), Shemal Jnr (St. Joseph’s College), Elisha
(St. Bridget’s Convent), Shenali (St. Bridget’s Convent), Treshela (St.
Bridget’s Convent), Yohan (St. Joseph’s College), daughter of late Joseph and
Leocadia Dabrera, daughter-in-law of late Francis and Rose Fernando, sister of
Rev. Fr. Bertram Dabrera and Rev. Sr. Mary Lenita. Cortege leaves residence
No.385/4A, Kularatna Mawatha, Kimbulapitiya Road, Negombo at 4.00 p.m. on
Wednesday, 10th March for Service at St. Mary’s Church, Grand Street, Negombo at
4.30 p.m. and for Funeral at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kudapaduwa, Negombo at
FERNANDO - WARNAKULASURIYA DULEEP DEVAPRIYA. Husband
of Suramya, father of Shalomi, Damith, son of Earl, Lorna, son-in-law of the
late Vernon and Rita, brother of Gihan, Luke, Saliya and Dinesha and
brother-in-law of Leonita, Yoko, Rosy, Maithree, Vinodh, Kumari, passed away.
Funeral on Wednesday 10th of March. The cortege leaves residence ‘Ratnagiriya’
Fernando Road, Marawila at 4 p.m. for burial at General cemetery, Marawila.
GRENIER - DOROTHY MARY Safe in the arms of Jesus.
Wife of the late Joe, loving mother of David and Shiami, Keith and Miriam,
Charlene and Desmond Ludowyke, sister of the late Bertha Schoorman, Blanche
Labrooy and the late Winston Kelly, loving grandmother of Julianne and Andrea,
Shyana, Karen and Kristen. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour on
Thursday 11th March 2010 at 5.00 p.m. Interment at Roman Catholic Section,
PERERA - M. HERMAN (Attorney-at-Law). Son of Mr and
Mrs M.G. Perera of Kitulgala, beloved husband of late Ira, devoted father of
Chandrika (Chandhi) and Deepthi, loving brother of late Walter, Gerald and Ruby
Anthonis, father-in-law of Kumar Jayasuriya, adored seeya of Keshi, Duvini,
Yeshani, Sanjiva and Anoushka, passed away peacefully and was cremated on 9th
March in accordance with his wishes. 168/3, Siri Jayasundere Mawatha, Nawala
PIYATHILAKA - M.A. (Attorney-at-Law). Beloved
husband of W.D.R.P. Chithrangani (Director of Irrigation Western Province),
father of Janith Malimbada Arachchi, passed away. Cortege leaves residence
No.82, Kurunduwatta, Mosque Lane, Nawala Road, Rajagiriya on Monday 8th of March
at 4.00 p.m. for “Sunitha” Kotakethana (Opatha) Kahawatta Residence. Burial at
Kahawatta (Opatha) Family Burial ground on 10th of March 2010 at 4.00 p.m.
No.82, Kurunduwatta Mosque Lane, Nawala Rd, Rajagiriya. 0112-874764.
SENEVIRATNE - STANLEY (Retired Army Officer).
Beloved husband of Kumari, loving father of Dhanushi and Janani, father-in-law
of Chaminda Jayasuriya, passed away on 09th March. Cremation at Rattota,
Weragama on 11th March 2010 at 6.00 p.m. 31A, Malwatte Road, Matale.
SILVA - Dr K.G. (New Castle - UK) Beloved husband
of Mala, father of Indaka Rukmal (New Zealand), father-in-law of Liza,
grandfather of Megan, Carys and Callum, brother of Mr K.N.P. De Silva (Founder
Principal of Mahanama College Colombo), Arlin Silva (Rtd. Vice Principal -
Wadduwa Central College), and Badra Nandani Silva (Rtd. Teacher - Mahanama
College), son-in-law of late Mr U.C.B. Perera and Mrs H.K.G.D. Samaratunga (Rtd.
Teacher - Ratnawali Balika Maha Vidyalaya Colombo 8), brother-in-law of Chandra,
late Dr Cyril, Harry, Sarath Nimal (USA), Kanthi U.S.S. Perera (Bank of Ceylon),
Mahinda (UK) Udaya, Chandralal (Asian International) and Chandranath, passed
away. Cortege leaves residence on Wednesday 10th March 2010 at 3.00 p.m. for
Cremation at Borella Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations to Cancer
Hospital Maharagama, No. 5, Kavinda Place, Colombo 6. Tel. 2513041.