KULATUNGA, DR. MRS. INDRANI (nee Galhena) - Wife of late Sonny Kulatunga; mother of Ravindri, Aruna and Ranjula; mother- in- law of Nick, Suchi and Sumal; grandmother of Chaminda, Ruwan, Mahesha, Vindhya and Asanka; great-grandmother of Damian, passed away peacefully on 1st September, 2017. A private funeral was held according to her wishes. We wish to thank our relatives and friends who helped us in numerous ways during this time STM 626580.
AHLIP, GNEI ROWENA passed away peacefully on 11th September 2017 (lnna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajiun). Dearly beloved wife of Marhoom E.C. Ahlip, daughter of Marhoom Al Haj and Marhooma T.B. Jayah, loving sister of Marhoom Tony, Marhooma Razeena, Marhoom Masnavi, Marhooma Gunara and Marhooma Sabrina, and Talib Jayah, sister- in- law of Zanora and Indres, beloved mother of Hajiani Yasmine, Maiyo (B.F.), Mumtaz, lmara, Yolande & Sayang, mother- in- law of Marhoom Al Haj Nouman Suby, Shehan, Shiraz Dole, Alston Koch & Ameen Deane, much loved mama- pu of Azmara and Russell, Ravi and Razni, Soraya and Peter, Niloufer, Nazrine and Enzo, Jehad and Marcelle, James, Danielle and Ryan, Kahthan and Melanie, beloved great- grandmother to Briana, Sian and Jordan, Raiyan and Raidy, Isabel and Sophie, Madeline, Chloe and Liam, Aidan and baby Lana. Janaza took place at Jawatte Burial Grounds on Tuesday, 12th September 2017. STM625834.
VERNON JOHN FORTUNATUS DE MEL - The family announces the peaceful passing after a brief illness of Vernon , beloved son of the late Joseph and Hazel de Mel, loving brother of Rex, Carmen and Loretta and loving brother-in-law of Felcy, loving husband of Rose, beloved father of Jeremy, Julian and Jehann, loving father-in-law of Sabreena, loving grandfather of Richard, treasured son- in- law of the late Ben and Rose Navaratne, beloved brother- in- law of Ben and Marie, Rohini and Kumar, Lucky and Rukmanie, Rev. Fr. Louis, Hugo, Philip and Lilanee, Marie and (late) Hiran. Vernon was and continues to be treasured in the hearts and minds of all who had the fortune of having known him. Vernon was laid to rest at the family cemetery in Niagara Falls, Canada. The family wishes to thank all those who were able to attend, sent condolences and offered prayers and support. Jeremy de Mel, jeremydemel@ hotmail. com +4168035432 STM626734.
GEORGE ERIC PIERIS ( Son of the late Dr A V and Mrs Perlie Pieris) - Husband of Yvonne, father of Ruchiranne and Sonali, father-in-law of Amal and Prince, Grandfather of Aethra & Thusith, Pravinda and Sanuli, brother of the late Dr Ernie, late Manel and late Upali, brother- in- law of Dr Philine and Ayoma, late Rajah. Passed away on 30 August and was cremated in accordance with his wishes. STM 621341.
POLWATTAGE CYRIL CHANDRASIRI PERERA ( Formely of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation and CF Brokers) - Beloved husband of Kumudini, father of Dr. Kumudumalie, brother of late Leela, late Dr. Eddie, Soma, Chandra, Elsie, Prema and Wickrama, passed away. Cortege leaves residence at 5.00 p.m. on 17/09/2017 for cremation at Maradagahamula Crematorium. Residence: Kahabiliya Estate, Kadawala, Katana. STM 628612.
FERNANDO THANAMONY (OF VEMBAR) – Beloved wife of the late V. S. A. Fernando, loving mother of Josephine, Sr. Monica (RGS), Rose, Fidelis and Stanis, loving mother- in- law of the late X. A. M. Fernando, the late Xavier Morais and of Niranjala and Renola, darling grandmother of Shirani and Mahadevan, Sudarshan and Margaret, Fr. Prakash, Sasikala and Selvaraj, Ashanti and Trevin, Anoja and Alann, Dilan and Eronie, Radhika and Lacshika, loving great grandmother of Brindha and Arun, Vidhya and Arul, Navin, Joyal, Treshan and Shrenic, loving great great grandmother of Jayden and Joel. Cortege leaves residence 54, St. Mary's Lane, Mattakkuliya at 2.30 pm on 18th Monday for burial at General Cemetery Kanatte, Borella. STM
SHALINI NANAYAKKARA (nee PERERA) – Dearly beloved wife of Nilmin, adored mother of Mandrinee, Uvindra and Janendra, intended mother- in- law of Kavishan Dissanayake, much loved daughter of Nimal and of late Duncan Perera, beloved sister and sister-in-law of Waruni and Ravi Fernando, Ishani and Chaminda Perera, Vasudeva and Wasanthi, Manoshree and of late Yasapalitha, Padma and Ira, Swarna and of late Asoka Meegama, Ranjini and Chandra Tennekoon, Lanka and Abhaya Panditharatne, Dharma and Kamal Gammampila, Hemakumara and Nedra and Asanga and Theja, expired. Cortege will leave residence No: 132/ 31, Kurulubedda, Nawala Road, Nugegoda at 3 p.m. for cremation at 4 p.m. on Monday the 18th of September 2017 at the General Cemetery, Borella. STM 628619.