Obituaries | Daily News


Rev. Fr. Harsha Nilanka Dias (formerly Parish Priest of St. Rita’s Church,​ Nanuoya),​ beloved son of Mr. Lucas Antony Dias and Mrs. Neeta Seline Jayawardena,​ expired. Requiem Mass will be at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday,​ 3rd February,​ at St. Anthony’s Cathedral,​ Kandy followed by burial at Mahaiyawa Cemetery Chapel.014860

ANANDAPPA - PETER BENEDICT. Beloved husband of Sylvia,​ loving father of Gerard,​ Lucien,​ Frances & Angelo,​ grandfather of Kaveen,​ Sahanma,​ Ryan,​ Shavon,​ Mayone & Deon,​ loving brother of late Marie Anandappa. Remains lie at 123,​ Soysza Lane 2,​ Tewatte,​ Ragama. Cortege leaves residence at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 3rd February 2018 for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (Roman Catholic Section) at 4.30 p.m.013728

DAISY PUNYASEELI ABAYAWARDENA (nee LEANAGE). Beloved wife of late Daya Abayawardena (Retired Director of Government Supplies),​ loving mother of Hiran,​ Dinanjalee,​ Mihiri,​ Tilak,​ Ruwan,​ Namalee & Ianthi,​ mother-in-law of Nandanee,​ Punya,​ Anura,​ Vidarshani & Saman,​ beloved grandmother of Malshani,​ Samadhi,​ Pathum,​ Malki,​ Wageesha and Devni,​ passed away on 2nd of February 2018. Cortege leaves residence at 32/​4,​ Railway Avenue,​ Colombo 05 on 4th of February at 3.30 p.m. for cremation at Kirulapone General Cemetery at 4.00 p.m. (No flowers by request).015098

EASWARALINGHAM - VANITHA. Beloved wife of Mr. Easwaralingham (Deputy Chief Sub Editor,​ Thinakaran and Varamanjari - Lake House),​ loving mother of Akash (D.S. Senanayake College) and Lishali (Hindu Ladies College - Wellawatte),​ expired. Remains will lie at residence No. B-08,​ H.R. Jothipala Mawatha,​ Maligawatta,​ Colombo 10. Cortege leaves residence for cremation at Kanatte,​ Borella after religious rites at residence at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday,​ 03rd February 2018.015052

FRANCIS NOEL - At Rest with Jesus. Dearly beloved husband of Carol (nee Sela),​ loving father of Shane and Sean,​ father-in-law of Ayesha,​ precious grandfather of Aaron,​ much loved brother of late Phillip,​ Mary,​ Ethel,​ Pearl and Violet,​ brother-in-law of Magalam,​ late Francis,​ Gunarathne,​ late Nandasena,​ Sugathadasa,​ Marc & Geraldine Honore (France),​ Christoper Sela Timothy & Rozanne Sela,​ Radley & Gillian Ferdinands. Cortege leaves Jayaratne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella on Saturday,​ 3rd February for burial at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte (Roman Catholic Section). For more details call 0773763629 (Revon)014851

GUNAWARDENA - BEATRICE (BETA). Beloved daughter of late Mr. and Mrs. David Gunawardena,​ loving sister of late Pearl and of Daphne,​ Gamini,​ Chintha (Swarna) and Nihal,​ passed away. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour on Saturday 3rd February 2018 at 4.30 p.m. for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 5 p.m.014883

JAYAMANNE - ALFRED (EDDIE) (Formerly Central Bank). At rest with Jesus. Beloved husband of Charmienne,​ loving father of Antonio (Astron Ltd.),​ Timal and Melony,​ father-in-law of Chamindika,​ Charnez and Mahesh; brother of Placida Amerasinghe and late Rev. Fr. Cammilus Jayamanne,​ grandfather of Venetia Maithrie,​ Meshan,​ Trishia,​ Joshua and Melshan. Remains will be at the residence No. 163,​ Wijeya Kumaratunge Mawatha,​ Colombo 5 from Saturday,​ 3rd February from 6 p.m. Cortege leaves residence on 5th February 2018 (Monday) at 10.30 a.m. for burial at General Cemetery,​ Borella (General Christian Section.)015080

JAYASINGHE - MARY GERTRUDE. Wife of late Andrew Jayasinghe,​ loving mother of Praxcille (EAPP Jayasinghe,​ Ex-Director - Eswaren Brothers),​ mother-in-law of Nelunika (Indian Overseas Bank),​ sister of late Rev. Fr. Shirley Ferdinando OMI. Cortege leaves residence 36,​ St. Sylvesters Road,​ Mt. Lavinia on Saturday 3/​02/​2018 at 3.30 p.m. for burial at Mount Lavinia Cemetery.014838

MANICKAM - ANTON RENNIE.​ Beloved husband of Naomi (Gnanam),​ loving father of Adrian and father-in-law of Jennifer,​ precious Papa to Josh,​ Joey and Jake,​ passed away in Chennai,​ on 29th January 2018. 77,​ Millstone Drive,​ Brampton,​ Ontario,​ L6Y 4P6. Tel. 905 453 6230.013280

METTANANDA - M.W. (Retired Irrigation Engineer). Beloved husband of Indra (nee Mannakkara),​ loving father of Gayathra (Australia),​ father-in-law of Dr Dharshani (nee Fernando),​ dearest grandfather of baby Methuka,​ brother of Ariyaratne,​ Premaratne,​ Leelaratne,​ Irani and Vasanthi,​ brother-in-law of Hema,​ Violet,​ Ramyali,​ Sunil,​ late Bhadra and late KC Silva,​ Bandula and late Thirani,​ Cyril,​ Vijitha and Suganthy,​ loving uncle to his nieces and nephews,​ expired. Cremation at Mahaiyawa Cemetery,​ Kandy at 4 pm on Saturday 3rd February 2018. Cortege leaves residence at 2.45 pm - 237/​23A Vijaya Road,​ Watapuluwa,​ Kandy. Phone: 0812234049.014674

SIRIMANE - FLORES LOVE FRANCES. Beloved wife of the late Justice A.L.S. Sirimane,​ loving mother of the late Srinath. Remains lie at A.F. Raymonds Parlour. Cremation at 4 p.m. at General Cemetery,​ Kanatte on Saturday 3rd February,​ 2018. (Australian Papers,​ please copy).014884

VINCENT MONICA - At rest with Jesus. Beloved wife of late Shelton Vincent,​ loving mother of Glen,​ Sandra (Australia),​ Eroma (Australia),​ Theonie (Australia),​ Bernadine & Lester Australia,​ mother-in-law of Rosanna,​ Max Tennision (Australia),​ Ainsley White (Australia),​ Clifford Bell (Oman) & Amy (Australia),​ darling Nana Graham,​ Vanessa,​ Lochlin,​ Caitlyn (Australia),​ Diedrie (Australia),​ Nigel and Andrea (Australia),​ Bianca,​ Bilinda and Calvin,​ Lyndon and Ruben (Australia). Cortege leaves Jayarathne Restpect Homes,​ 483/​485,​ Bauddhaloka Mawatha,​ Colombo 8 on Sunday 4th February for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte (RC Section) at 4.00 p.m.015076

VINITHA WIJERATNE - Famous Astrologer - Melagama; Beloved wife of late Mr. W. Wijeratne (Assistant GM - BOC),​ beloved daughter of Mr. W.M.S. Wijesundara (famous Astrologer) and Mrs Wijesundara,​ loving mother of Mr. Randula Wijeratne (CEB),​ expired. Funeral will take place on the 3rd of February at Wadduwa Daladawatta Public Cemetery at 6.00 p.m. Cortege leaves at 5.00 p.m. Daivagnarathnakaraya,​ Melagama,​ Wadduwa.013945

FERNANDO - DR. JOE (Former Snr. Consultant Plastic Surgeon,​ NHSL). Dearly beloved husband of Noelyn,​ son of late W B Eusebius and Juliana Fernando of Katukurunda,​ son-in-law of late Sir Philip and Lady Marian Rodrigo,​ loving father of Jayantha Fernando & Ruchira Ginige,​ loving father-in-law of Dr. Samitha Ginige and Dr. Natasha Peiris,​ beloved grandfather of Sachini and Jivantha,​ passed away peacefully. Remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from Saturday 3rd February at 6.30 p.m. onwards. Cortege leaves A.F. Raymond Parlour at 2.15 p.m. on Sunday 4th February for cremation at General Cemetery,​ Borella at 3 p.m.015245

LAHIRI DE LANEROLLE - Daughter of the late Lt. Col. Upul de Lanerolle and Hasitha Lanarolle and sister of Suran de Lanerolle,​ passed away on February 1,​ 2018. She was the granddaughter of the late Dharme and Yasa de Lanerolle and Parakrama and Trixie de Lanerolle. Lahiri was the beloved niece of Nelum Gamage (Lal),​ Sapumal de Lanerolle (Sirima),​ Kumudu Liyanagama (Lal),​ Manisha Seneviratne (Rohan),​ and Ayoma Pigera (Lalith). He was the treasured cousin of Ruwan (Hithaiyishi),​ Maduka (Shamira),​ Nilakshi (Patrick),​ Sanlakshi (Rasantha),​ Chathura (Chathu),​ Nimani (Mahen),​ Pahan (Ravindi),​ Dammya,​ Gimhani,​ and Kasun. She was a loyal Visakhian and a proud member of the batch of 2010. Her remains will lie at home at 'Kalyani',​ Pattiyawatththa Road,​ Kothalawala,​ Kaduwela. Cortege leaves residence at 4 p.m. on Saturday,​ 3rd February 2018 and cremation will be at the Kaduwela Cemetery.015265



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