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Death Acknowledgement - Shivanthi Gooneratne (Rani / Tubby). Joyce, Rohan, Imara, Teresa and Rohana wish to offer their deep gratitude and sincere thanks to the Rev. Priests, all relatives, friends and neighbours who attended the Funeral, sent condolence messages and floral tributes and helped in many other ways in their hour of grief. They regret their inability to thank them individually. May the Soul of darling Shivanthi Rest in the Arms of Jesus. Mrs Joyce Gooneratne, children and in-laws. 46/6, Colonel Avenue, Bellantara Road, Bellanwila. 147291

ATAPATTU NANDA (nee HERATH) - Retired Teacher (Gnanodhaya Maha Vidyalaya - Wariyapola). Wife of Mr Ariyadasa Atapattu (Licensed Surveyor), mother of Upul (Saudi Arabia), Susantha (Sumangala Traders - Wariyapola), Deepthi (Petroleum Corporation), Dhilhani (District Hospital - Wariyapola), mother-in-law of Amitha, Neranjala (Business - Wariyapola), Leslie (Petroleum Corporation), Kolitha (Government Surveyor), passed away. Cremation at Melsiripura (Kurunegala) Cemetery. Cortege leaves residence Sumangala Mawatha, Wariyapola at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday the 10th July 2013.        151842 

ALEX (WALTER) LIYANAGE (Formerly of R.V.D.B.) Beloved husband of Rita, loving father of Preethi (LOLC) and Jayalath, father-in-law of Joseph and Manojini, dearest grandfather of Shehan (Canada) and Marishka (Royal Inst.), brother of Edna, Nathely, Anton, Dunstan, Kingsley and the late Ranjith. Cortege leaves residence at 3.30 p.m. on 10 July 2013 for Service and Burial at Christ Church Kotte Cemetery, Mission Road. 158/31A, Royal Range, Dolalanda Gardens, Thalawathugoda.          151802 

ANGELA JAYATILLEKE.  Beloved wife of Patrick and loving mother of Philippa, died on Friday 28th June 2013 in Gloucestershire, UK. Angela is the daughter of Joseph and Doreen Navaratne (both deceased) of “Ratne Villa”, Thimbirigasyaya, Hendala, Wattala. Funeral Mass is on Thursday 11th July at 11.00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, London Road, Gloucester, GL13EX followed by Burial at Coney Hill New Millennium Cemetery Gloucester. +13142299361.           151840 

DE SILVA - The death is announced of NORMA SURANGANI (nee ABEYNAIKE) Daughter of Norman (former Head Master of St. Thomas’ Prep, Colpetty) and Amy Abeynaike, loving wife of Ralph, sister-in-law of the late Myrtle the late Clarence - Mrs Dreda Attapattu, Vernon (Aust), Shirley (Aust) & Bianca. Cortege leaves Barney Raymonds Parlour for Burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte (Anglican Section) on Wednesday 10.07.2013. Service at 04.00 p.m. followed by Burial. J3, Veluwanarama Govt. Flats, Wellawatte.        151952

DR. NILENDRA DAYARATHNE (Dental Surgeon). Beloved wife of Mayura Rupatunga (Lalan Rubbers (Pvt) Ltd.), daughter of Mr A. Dayarathne (retired -Central Bank) & Mrs Wijitha Rohini Hewawasam, mother of Manuga (Nalanda College), Tishuni (Anula Vidyalaya), sister of Rukmal Dayarathne (Commercial Bank - Wellawatta), daughter-in-law of Mr I. Rupatunga (retired Deputy Director of Education) & Mrs Chandra Rajakaruna (retired - Teacher) & sister-in-law of Praba Rupatunga (Teacher Balalla Maha Vidyalaya), Niranjala Rupatunga (St. Mary’s College - Kegalle), T.M. Sisira Kumara (BOC - Kurunegala), Menaka Weththasinghe (Deputy Principal St. Mary’s College - Kegalle), Upeksha Dayarathne (Pre-School - Teacher). Cremation on 10th July 2013, 5.00 p.m. at General Cemetery, Mt. Lavinia. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. No. 372/1, Galle Road, Ratmalana.         151426 

D’ALMEIDA - MARY - nee VAZ - Beloved wife of the late X T D’Almeida, mother / mother-in-law of Anton and Aruna (Australia), Byron and Gowri (India), Edgar and Merlyn (France), Sharmini and Arthur, Jude and Shanaz (Dubai), Saro and Jerome, the late Elizabeth and Ravi, sister of Rita, Francis, Anthony, Justin, the late Leonard, Wilfred and Fatima. Cortege leaves residence 69 A/1, The Villa, Kawdana Road, Dehiwela at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday 11th July, for Burial at General Cemetery, Borella (RC Section).         151851 

FERDINANDO - NIHAL SHANTHA - Rest with Jesus. Beloved son of Cyril and Elsie, loving brother of Erma, Sreeni, Rev. Sunil (Vicar of St. Paul’s Church, Milagiriya), Sunimal, Chitra, brother-in-law of Guy, the late Hemal, Aruni, Vasanthi and Ravindra. Cortege leaves at 3.30 p.m. Wednesday 10th July, 2013. Service 4.30 p.m. at Holy Emmanuel Church, Moratuwa. Thereafter burial. 54, Mendis Road, Willorawatta, Moratuwa. 011-2650895. 

FERNANDO - WILLIAM DUNSTAN MERVYN. Former Principal, Wesley College, Carey College and Sri Palee College. Former Vice President, Methodist Church, beloved husband of Chinthamani, eldest son of the late John (J.D. Fernando) and Mary, precious father of Dhilanthi and Shanta, Devinda and Dushyanthi, Maheshini and Rajitha, Kavindha and Dishni, loving grandfather of Charith, Devaka and Kalinka, Amali and Perry, Dishara, Shenara, Rashika and André, Savindri, Deshan, Mithran, great-grandfather of Baby Nayomi, brother of Dorothy, Muriel, Joyce, Leslie, Eileen, Gladys, Clarence - all at rest with Jesus - and Ranjit, brother-in-law of the late Quintus, Shelton, Preethi, the late Dudley, Terrence, Anna and Nyantha. Viewing at Wesley College Chapel on Wednesday, 10th July 1-6 p.m. and at Kollupitiya Methodist Church on Thursday, 11th July 10 a.m. onwards, to be followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at 2.30 p.m. at Kollupitiya Methodist Church. Burial at Moratumulla Methodist Church Cemetery at 5 p.m. Donations may be made in memory of Mr. Dunstan Fernando to the Wesley College Scholarship Fund. Mailing address for correspondence: c/o Mrs Dunstan Fernando, 35, Devananda Road, Navinna, Sri Lanka.[email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected]         151490 

FRANKLIN, CONSTANCE (CONNIE) nee MURRAY - The death is announced of Connie Franklin on 5 June 2013 in Perth, Western Australia, aged 96. Dearly beloved wife of the late Harold Franklin (formerly of Kiriwanaketiya Estate, Mahagama), loving mother of Gillian and David, mother-in-law of Bill Elkins and Robin, loving grandmother of Shannon, Tenille, Andrew and Diego, sister of the late Capt. Ivor Murray, Arthur Murray and Eulie Spencer. A Funeral Service was held at St Mark’s Anglican Church on 11 June 2013 followed by Cremation at Karrakatta Cemetery. May she Rest in Peace. [email protected]         151136 

GUNASEKERA - SUMANA WICKRAMARATNE. Beloved wife of the late M.Q.D. Perera, loving mother of Asitha (P.W.C.), Athula (Bank of Ceylon - Corporate) and Sajith (Canada), beloved mother-in-law of Samangi (Pitipana Junior School) and Dr Chathurika (Canada), expired. Cortege leaves residence at 2.00 p.m. on Wednesday 10th July 2013 for cremation at Niyadagala Cemetery, Homagama. 19, First Lane, Station Road, Homagama.       151553 

GUNASEKERA - VICTOR ALEX DE SILVA - Dearly beloved husband of Estelle, loving father of Natalie Okoro, father-in-law of Jeremiah Okoro, everloving grandfather of Isaac and David, loving son of the late Joseph and Cecielia, brother of Bernard, Hubert and Rohan, son-in-law of the late Mr and Mrs Claude Perera, brother-in-law of Eustace, the late Annabelle, the late Gabby, Rita, Jude, Wasana, Sriyani, Suvinitha and Darshini, died under tragic circumstances. Cortege leaves residence at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday the 10th of July from No.6A, 2nd Lane, Dehiwela for Burial at Galkissa Cemetery.       151734 

JOE (VIJESIRI) MADAPATHA - Beloved husband of Seetha, father of Indika, Sudath, Nilmini, Ayomi, father-in-law of Shantha Sellahewa, Vindya, Ruwan Rajapaksa, grandfather of Harshana, Hiranjith, Inuka, Varsha, Thinuka and Guwani, expired. Cortege leaves residence on Thursday the 11th of July at 2.30 p.m. for Cremation at Borella Cemetery. 170/1, Kothalawala Road, Magammana, Homagama.             151844 

KERN-KINGSLEY. Safe in the arms of Jesus (formerly Health Department & GMOA). Dearly beloved husband of Audrey, loving father of Russel (Holland) and Ralston (CBA), father-in-law of Helene, adored grandpa of Daniella, brother of Stanley (UK) and Shelton and of the late Ruby, Colvin, Eunice, Joyce and Rex. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves Parlour at 2.00 p.m. Wednesday 10th July to St. Paul’s Church, Kynsey Road. Thereafter for burial at 4.30 p.m. General Cemetery, Borella (Anglican Section).          151491 

MUNASINHA - MARY WINIFREEDA - (nee DALPADADO) former Teacher of St. Mary’s College, Negombo and Holy Family Convent, Dehiwela, relict of Ronald (R.J.C.) Munasinha, former Teacher at St. Mary’s College, Negombo and St. Peter’s College, Colombo, mother of Ruth (Ameresekere) UK, David U.K., Rosemari (Morris) USA and Shervin, Australia, passed away peacefully on the 8th July 2013, aged 93 years. Remains lie at Mahinda Florists, Galle Road, Mount Lavinia, from 10 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. on Thursday 11th July. Cremation at Galkissa Cemetery at 5 p.m.           151753 

PERERA - T.J. ALOYSIUS. (Attorney-at-Law). Beloved husband of Susila (formerly staff, Holy Family Convent, Kalutara), loving father of Suren and Suranga, father-in-law of Dinendra Dasanayake, grandfather of Dinil, brother of the late Rev. Bro. Thomas Philip (De Lasalle Brothers) and the late Clarice, brother-in-law of Daya, Shanthi, Nimala (USA), Soma (Canada), Maithri, Indra, Lalitha (Canada), Pinsiri (Germany), Manel (Canada) and Priyanthi (Canada), expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 6, W.A. Peiris Mawatha, Uyana, Moratuwa at 4.15 p.m. on Wednesday 10th July for burial at St. Joseph’s Church Burial Grounds, Uyana, Moratuwa.           151402 

PERERA - ROHITHA (Formerly of SAGT & APL). Beloved husband of Nandini, loving father of Niluka Ruvini (ACBT), Radhika and Oshadi (both of Vishaka Girls’ School - Sapugaskanda), son of the late Melville Perera and Lorna Perera, brother of Tissa (Fly Dubai), Palitha (Commercial Bank), Ramani (Germany), Vipuli BOI, brother-in-law of Pushpa, Sisil, Sudantha and Palitha Dharmasena (SriLankan Airlines), Veena, the late Stefan and Lakmal (Superior Courts Complex). His remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour till 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 10th July. Remains will thereafter be taken to St. Francis Xavier’s Church for a Service at 4.00 p.m. and Burial thereafter at Church Cemetery.        151873 

PEIRIS - LORRAINE - Beloved wife of Lucian Peiris (formerly of Salt Corporation), loving mother of Chandrika (Chani), Niloufer (Niloo) and Ravindra (Ravi), mother-in-law of Ranjit, Ranil and Nayomi, loving grandmother of Chrishanthi, Romanthi, Rukshan and Rukshani, expired. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Negombo at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday 11th July 2013 for Burial at the Bolawalana R.C. Burial Ground.           151951

STANLEY HETTIARATCHI (Formerly Ministry of Foreign Affairs), beloved husband of the late Soma, precious father of Chamari, Ajith, Shereen (Papu) & Rohith (Group M), father-in-law of Nimal, Malani, Aruna & Krishna, loving grandfather of Shani, Parmi, Janani, Vandana & Pruthvi, expired. Remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour. Cremation at 3.00 p.m. on Wednesday July 10 at the General Cemetery, Borella.         151771

SUBASINGHE, ROHINI SUNEETHA. Beloved wife of D.W. Subasinghe, mother of Chalaka and Marsha, sister of Henry (UK), Swarna, Sudharma, Mallika, Bernard and Vivien (USA), the late Bertram, Princess and Malini, passed away. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour, Borella for Cremation at 2.00 p.m. on Wednesday the 10th of July.           151846 

VASANTA NIGEL COOMARASWAMY - Managing Director, Eastern Hotel Developers Pvt. Ltd. Beloved husband of Dr Maheshi Wijeratne, Consultant Neurosurgeon, SJGH and Police Hospital, darling father of Anithra and Nicholas (CIS), dearly beloved son of Thanchi and the late Vasantha Coomaraswamy, son-in-law of Mallika Wijeratne and the late Mahendra Wijeratne, expired. Cortege leaves residence 15, Barnes Place, Col. 7 at 3.30 p.m. Wednesday, 10 July 2013, for Cremation at 4 p.m. Hindu Section, General Cemetery Borella.             151852 


 

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