AZZOPARDI. On December 1, HILDA, née Vella, widow of Joseph, aged 91, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her children Mario, Ray and his wife Phena, Tony German, widower of her daughter Anna, her grandchildren Louise and Maurizio Bellina, Marisa and Cihan Kalkan German, Kurt and Bettina, Lisa and Mirko Placi, her great-grandchildren Julia, Boran, Dario and Aleyna, her brother Albert Vella and his wife Kitty, her sister Terry and her husband John Griffiths, nephews and nieces, relatives and friends. The funeral cortège leaves Mater Dei Hospital tomorrow, Saturday, December 2 at 9am for Sacro Cuor parish church, Sliema, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 9.30am, followed by interment in the family grave at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be greatly appreciated. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

BAJADA. On November 29, EVE, aged 60, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Emanuel, her sons Victor, Andrew and Craig, her father Arthur, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital tomorrow, Saturday, December 2, at 7.15am for Burmarrad parish church where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 8.30am, followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be greatly appreciated. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

BUSUTTIL. On November 30, MICHAEL (known as Kelinu), aged 96, widower of Dolores, of Floriana, residing in Valletta, passed away peacefully at Mater Dei Hospital, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his children Maryrose, and her husband Alfred Gatt, Alfred, and his wife Yvette, and George, and his wife Louiseanne, his grandchildren and great grandchildren, his sisters Mary and Violet and their families, other relatives and friends. The funeral cortege leaves Mater Dei Hospital, tomorrow, Saturday, December 2, at 8.30am for St Publius parish church, Floriana, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 9am followed by interment in the family grave at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. Donations to the Poor Clares of St Julian’s would be appreciated. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

CUSCHIERI. On November 30, LAWRENCE (Lorry), former Sliema Wanderers FC player, passed away peacefully.  He leaves to mourn his loss his beloved children John and his wife Antoinette, Felix and his wife Doris, Anna and her husband Godfrey, Mariella and her husband Paul and Raymond and his wife Elaine, his 11 grandchildren and great-grandson, his brother Tarcisio and his wife Emma, many relatives and friends. The funeral cortège leaves Mater Dei Hospital today, Friday, December 1, at 2.30pm for Lija parish church where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 3pm, followed by interment at Lija cemetery. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

SAVONA. On November 27, VINCENT, suddenly passed away and left us. To mourn his loss, he leaves his much loved wife Valerie, his son Paul and wife Jeanette, his daughters Desiree and Gillian, and her husband Martin, and his grandchildren Vincent, Alexandra, Emma, Michael and Raphael, his brother Joe, his sisters Anne, Marlene and Claire, his nieces and nephew. A unique and beautiful soul who will be deeply missed by his family and friends alike. Mass præsente cadavere will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 5, at 9.30am, at Stella Maris parish church, followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request, but donations to the Salesian Fathers, of Sliema, will be appreciated. Vincent will be welcomed into heaven by his loving parents, Joseph and Elizabeth, who are smiling proudly, waiting for him with open arms.

In Memoriam

BORG – MARIE. In loving memory of a dearly beloved mother, today the 30th anniversary of her demise. Sadly missed by her daughters Anna, Rita and Veronica, their respective husbands and grandchildren. A prayer is solicited.

CALLEJA – JOHN. Treasured memories of a dear father and grandfather on the 25th anniversary of his passing away. Sadly missed by his son John and his wife Vicki, and his grandchildren.

CIANTAR – SALVINO and MARY. Cherished and unfading memories of a dear father and mother. Lovingly remembered by their sons, Paul, Martin, Ray and Alex and their respective spouses, Nathalie widow of Anthony, and grandchildren, on the 14th year of their demise. Always in our thoughts and prayers.

GRECH – ĊENSU. In loving and unfading memory of our dear father, today the 31st anniversary of his death. Fondly remembered by his children Rosemary, Tony, Victor and Austin, in-laws, grandchildren, relatives and friends.

TORTELL – JEANNE.  Cherished and loving memories of our dearest mother on the 15th anniversary of her meeting with the Lord. Her children and their families. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

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