Obituaries

Obituaries

AL-HAJ SEIYED HAMEED SEIYED JUMMU MOULANA - (Formerly of Clifton Lane,​ Colombo 9). Beloved son of late Al-Haj Seyed Hameed Moulana and late Sithy Safiya Abdul Raheem of Talduwa,​ Avissawella,​ and son-in-law of late A.C.M. Thajudeen and late Ummu Zavahira Abdeen,​ dearly beloved husband of late Ummu Raleena Thajudeen and M.S. Nazeema Begum of Gelioya,​ loving father of Aniz (Hafeel),​ Dubai,​ Rizvia (RDA),​ Mumthaz (Geneva),​ Hisham (Digicom),​ Hilmy (UN-Rwanda) and Hassan Bary and Step-father of M.K.M. Kiyas,​ loving brother of Seiyed Hussain,​ Sithy Zulaiha,​ Seiyed Saliheen,​ Seiyed Rauf,​ Sithy Raliya,​ Seiyed Raheem,​ Sithy Habeeba,​ Seiyed Ahamed (all deceased) and Seiyed Sulaiman,​ Seiyed Anwer,​ Seiyed Marzook,​ Seiyed Akeel and late Najmul Hidaya and brother-in-law of M.T. Abdul Cader,​ Ummu Atheeca Ariff,​ Sithy Huzaira Uvais,​ Sithy Safeeya Razik (all deceased) and Sithy Lafira Uvais,​ father-in-law of Husniya Moulana (Dubai),​ Ismeth Ismail (IBR-Indonesia),​ Insaf Nizam (ILO-Geneva),​ Riznie Ameer (MLC),​ Adhilah Naeem (Rwanda) and Mahdiya Nizam,​ much loved grandfather of Shifaulislam (Istanbul Medeniyet University,​ Turkey),​ Malik (University of Sussex,​ UK),​ Sidrah (American University of Sharjah,​ UAE),​ Mishal (St. Benedict’s College),​ Hakeem (International School of Geneva),​ Zuha,​ Zainab,​ Halida,​ Zahra,​ Asma (MLC - Colombo),​ Ummu Salma (Rwanda Turkish International School),​ Haroon,​ Samah,​ Hamdan (American International School of Kigali),​ Hamdi,​ Shihab (Zahira College,​ Colombo),​ Aysha,​ Haleema (British School of Geneva),​ Hamza and Akmal Ahsan (Hunan). Janaza took place on 31st March 2017 at Kuppiyawatte Muslim Burial Ground from Ummu Raleena Manzil,​ No. 15,​ Nagahamulla Road,​ Kolonnawa. His family wishes to express their thanks to all the Doctors and the Staff of Asiri Surgical Hospital (CCU) who attended on him and especially Dr. Dhammike Rasnayake (Thoracic Surgeon,​ for his kind guidance) and all friends and relatives who attended the Janaza and helped them in numerous ways. The family regrets their inability to thank them individually.049387

COORAY - MRS. NAWALAGE DILKUSHI SRIYANI SYBIL COORAY - Former Director House Keeping,​ Radisson BLU,​ Dubai,​ called to Eternal Rest with Jesus. Loving daughter of Constantine and Sybil Cooray,​ dearly beloved wife of Suresh Rajaratnam,​ loving mother of Dilshani and Ranitha,​ loving sister of Merril,​ Dhananjanee,​ Ravindranath,​ Swendranath and Swendrini,​ sister-in-law of Tyron,​ Rohan,​ late Patric,​ Jayashanker,​ Angela,​ Pradeep,​ Marina,​ Tania and Shanthi. Cortege leaves residence,​ 31/​6,​ 2nd Lane,​ Koswatte,​ Nawala at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 23rd April for cremation at Nawala Cemetery at 5.00 p.m.050096

FERNANDO - DAYA D - Husband of Ms. Rita Fernando,​ father of Ramani,​ Gihani,​ Sevandhi and Javana,​ grandfather of Sean,​ Stacy,​ Anish,​ Akhil,​ Bina,​ Hasali and Akhith,​ father-in-law of Amrik,​ Stuart,​ Sashi and Pia. Funeral took place on 22nd April 2017 as per his wishes. May you attain supreme bliss of Nibbana.050090

FERNANDO - LUCIAN MALCOLM - (Formerly of Ceylon Silks,​ Cargo Boat Despatch and of Lemnos Hospital,​ Australia). Husband of Helen,​ beloved father of Ranath (Qantas,​ Sydney),​ father-in-law of Julia,​ grandfather of Lucas & Elliott,​ son of the late Mr & Mrs John Daniel Fernando of Matale & son-in-law of the late Mr. & Mrs C. Paulus Fonseka of Beruwala,​ passed away. The remains lie at A.F. Raymond Funeral Parlour on Monday 24th April from 9.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. and on Tuesday,​ 25th April from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. The cortege leaves the Parlour at 1 p.m. for funeral service and burial at 3.00 p.m. at St. Lazarus’ Church,​ Bandarawatte,​ Beruwala. May he rest in peace.050095

MRS. MERCY SIGAM (CPM Faith School - Wattala) entered rest. She is the loving wife of late Mr. Titus Sigam & mother of Ms. Nina Sigam (United Tractor & Equipment (Private) Ltd. /​​ Ex-Brandix). She is the sister of George Moses (Attorney-at-Law),​​​ Glory Washington (late) Dunkan (late) Elizabeth (late) Wellington - Denmark,​​​ Nawaseelan & Stephen. The mortal remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour from 22/​​​4 at 10 a.m. onwards and will leave for burial at the General Cemetery on 24/​​​4 at 2.00 p.m.048819

PAUL - ANNAMAL POOMANI - Safe in the Arms of Jesus,​ wife of late P.N. Paul,​ loving mrother of Mary Selvarani,​ Roserani,​ Nicholas (Aus),​ late Yogaratnam,​ Yogarani and Maxwell,​ mrother-in-law of late Stanley,​ Robert,​ Bernard,​ Premila (Aus),​ Suwineetha,​ late George and Rosemary,​ precious grandmother of Tamara,​ Chrishantha,​ Sr. Antoinette,​ Mariyan,​ Ruth,​ Solomon,​ Joshua,​ Melvin,​ Subhashini,​ Dilrukshi,​ Anthon,​ Jerome Ann and Kesini,​ great grandmother of Dihain,​ Joanna,​ Aaron and Andrea,​ expired. Cortege leaves residence 298,​ F2,​ Batagama South,​ Kandana at 3.30 p.m. on 24th Apr 2017 for burial at the Hapugoda Roman Catholic Cemetery. 0775564437.050105

PERERA - MR. S. UPALI P. November 28,​ 1945 - April 21,​ 2017. It is with deep sadness Upali passed away peacefully at the age of 71 while on holiday in Sri Lanka. Upali retired as Maintenance Supervisor for the City of Saskatoon,​ Canada for 28 years. He was predeceased by his parents Mr. S.H. Perera and Mrs. D.D. Gunathilake. Upali is survived by his loving wife Rukmani of 49 years and two daughters,​ Manorie Perera - Oliver (husband Glenn) and Muditha Perera,​ his grandchildren,​ Syan,​ Xandder,​ Sela and Jaslene,​ his sisters,​ Thilaka Perera,​ Madara Perera,​ Nilupul Pannilaratne and Nirmala Perera. Cortege will be open for viewing on Saturday April 22nd from 8.30 a.m. - 10 p.m. and on Sunday 23rd from 8.30 a.m. until funeral procession commencing at 3.45 p.m. at Jayarathne Funeral Parlour,​ Borella. Cremation will take place at 4 p.m. at Borella Cemetery.049976

SIRISENA - N.W. (SIRI) - Retired Administrative Officer,​ Sri Lanka Railways. Loving husband of Lalitha,​ loving father of Navishtha & Malika,​ loving father-in-law of Elizabeth & Hirantha,​ loving grandfather of Aakil,​ loving brother of Piyaseeli,​ Grace,​ Dayarathne,​ Dammika,​ Susila,​ Neil,​ Kanthi & Piyal,​ passed away. Remains lie at Jayarathne Parlour,​ Borella on Saturday 22nd April and at 143/​5,​ ‘Sunila Gaya’,​ Galle Road,​ Alatota,​ Balapitiya on Sunday 23rd April from 12 noon. Funeral will take place on 24th Monday at 4.00 p.m. at the family burial ground,​ Balapitiya.050047

SITHAMBARAM PAUL RAJAN - Loving husband of Lilly Lazarus,​ father of Kevin (Allianz Insurance) and Franklin (Synergy Ventures),​ son of late Sithambaram and Grace and loving brother of Benjamin,​ Joshua,​ Daniel,​ James and Isaac (South India),​ entered rest. Remains lie at Jayarathne Parlour from Tuesday 25th April 2017 for viewing. The funeral service (CPM) will take place on Wednesday 26th April 2017 at 3 p.m. and the cortege leaves for burial at General Cemetery Borella at 4 p.m. Informants - Kevin & Franklin 075-2222202 /​ 0752664444.050101

WANNIAPPA - MR. GEORGE of Waragoda,​ Kelaniya,​ died on 5th February 2017 and cremation took place at Toronto,​ Canada on 9 February 2017. He died surrounded by his beloved wife Chandra for 57 years (Phone 0019054573524) and daughters Mani,​ Priyani,​ Kamani and sons Nishan and Roshan,​ sons-in-law Rohan Swaminathan,​ Mahinda Paranaithane,​ Prasantha Silva and his nine grand daughters and sons all of Toronto,​ Canada. Inserted by his brother-in-law,​ Mr. Wimal Devasiriratne (+94778611418). Canadian papers please copy.047488

WILLIAM - J.A.D. TERRANCE. (Rtd. Superintendent of Police). Husband of late Celine William,​​ father of Karina (Maria),​​ Beverly,​​ Gerard and Karen,​​ father-in-law of Lasantha Iddamalgoda,​​ Rohan De Livera,​​ Nilanthi William and Stephen De Kauwe,​​ brother of late Barney Caldera,​​ Nimal and Manel Caldera (Australia),​​ late Winsiri and of Mallika,​​ Irene,​​ Somie Ratnawali and late Douggie,​​ grandfather of Chitraka,​​ Nirmani,​​ Yomashi and Natali,​ brother-in-law of Therese Perera and Pauline Thaha. Remains lie at A.F. Raymond’s Funeral Parlour. Cortege leaves the Parlour at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 23rd April for burial at the Roman Catholic Section,​​ Madampitiya Cemetery,​​ Colombo 15 at 5.00 p.m.050092

Death Acknowledgements

CUMARASAMY SELVARANEE (Nee VAZ) - Beloved mother of Ramohan,​ Priyadarshini and Vishwesh,​ passed away peacefully on 14th April 2017 and a private funeral was held on 17th April in accordance with her wishes. The family would like to thank friends and relatives for their assistance and support.048390