Obituaries

BORG CARDONA – On May 12, STEPHEN, aged 54, passed on to eternal life, comforted by the loving presence of his family and close friends. He leaves to mourn his irreparable loss Mark Cuschieri and his parents Bianca and Ailwin, his devoted cousin Patrizia Cachia and her daughters Tyuana Agius and Yasmine Cachia, and their respective partners, as well as other relatives, his colleagues, loyal patients and many friends. Mass præsente cadavere will be said at St Mary’s parish church in Attard tomorrow Monday, May 15, at 9am, followed by interment in the family grave at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. We would like to thank the medical and support staff at SAMOC, Mater Dei Hospital and Gozo General Hospital for the professional care given. In keeping with his love of life, donations to the Foodbank Lifeline Foundation would be appreciated. Please remember him with a smile and wear colour to his funeral.

CAUCHI. On May 13, at Mater Dei Hospital, John of Ħamrun, residing in St Julian’s, aged 90, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Pawlina, his son Fr Alex Cauchi, OSA, parish priest of St Augustine parish, Valletta, nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. The funeral cortège leaves Mater Dei Hospital tomorrow, Monday, May 15, at 8.30am for St Julian’s parish church, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 9am, followed by interment at Santa Marija Addolorata Cemetery. Special thanks go to all the staff of Floriana Home, where he resided with his wife for the last 12 years, for their care and dedication. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

FARRUGIA. On May 12, at Mater Dei Hospital, AGNES, née Abela, aged 84, widow of Edward, passed peacefully away comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her children Celine, Andre and Colette, her daughter-in-law Lydia and her son-in-law Steven Crisp, her grandchildren William, Benjamin, Carla and Francesca, her sister Maryrose Zahra and her brother Felix Abela, other relatives and friends. Mass to celebrate her life will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 16, at 8.30am at the parish of the Holy Family, Iklin, followed by interment in the family grave at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

In Memoriam

BONELLO GHIO. In ever loving memory of RITA, née Calleja Gera on the second anniversary of her passing away. Always in our hearts and forever missed. Her daughter Helena and grandsons Philip, Christopher and Nicholas. Requiescat in pace.

BONGIOVANNI – INEZ. It was also Mothers’ Day of 1989 when you departed to meet papa, the Risen Christ and the much-loved Virgin Mary. Rest in the heavenly peace which you so much deserve. Always in the thoughts and prayers of Maria, Tonia, Liz, Liliana, Sandra and their families.

BORG COSTANZI. Cherished memories of our beloved EDWIN who passed away on May 14, 2013, aged 87. Sorely missed by his children Joe, Mary Anne and Michael and their partners Kath, Ian and Lorraine, his grandchildren, Michael, Alex, Gabriella, Francesca and Louisa, Hannah and Andrew and great-granddaughter Isabella, his brother Albert and wife Margaret, and his sister Yvonne. Forever remembered.

CORTIS. In loving memory of our beloved parents MARIO PAUL and JESSIE on the 23rd and 14th anniversary of their call to eternal life. Deeply missed by their daughters Rituccia and her husband James Portelli, Charmaine and her husband Manuel Fidalgo, and Graziella and her husband Chris Vella, their grandchildren Benjamin and his wife Jutta, Bettina and her husband Jack, Luke and Maria, their great-grandsons Joseph, Benedict and Thomas, their sisters, in-laws and their families, other relatives and friends. Lord, grant them eternal rest.

Aida Simon and Charmaine Samuel and Nicolette would like to express their sincere appreciation and say thank you for coming to the funeral service for their dear husband and father Neville as well as for the thoughtful words, charitable donations, and flowers that have comforted them during this difficult time.

SONNY AZZOPARDI 3.11.1935 – 16.5.2014 Loving and cherished memories of a special husband and father on the ninth anniversary of his departure to eternal life. Deeply missed by his wife Mary, his children Peppi, Simon, Yvette and Charles, grandchildren, family and friends. It’s so hard to forget someone who gave us so much to remember

The CUTAJAR family would like to thank the Rev. Clergy who celebrated Mass, and all those who attended the funeral service, sent flowers and cards, made donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza and Puttinu Cares or in any other way expressed sympathy on the great loss of our beloved CHARLES CUTAJAR a treasured husband, dad and grandfather who went to meet the Risen Lord on April 18, 2023. Special thanks go to all doctors, nurses and staff at the ITU ward Lord, grant him eternal rest

In loving memory of IRENE CUTAJAR on the 11th anniversary of her passing. She may have gone away But still lives in the hearts of those she touched. For nothing loved is ever lost. And she was loved so much. Fondly remembered by her husband Lino, her children Louise, David and his wife Maria, her grandsons Robin and Adam, relatives and friends.

In loving memory of LOUIS FERRIS a beloved husband, father and grandfather, today being the first anniversary of his demise. Forever in our hearts and prayers, much loved and always missed by his wife Anne, his children and their spouses Ingrid and Jonathan, Gertrude and Maurizio, Romina and Konrad and his grandchildren Jamie, Adam, Hannah, Beppe and Katrina. A Mass for the repose of his soul will be said today at 9am at San Pawl tal-Ħġejjeġ church, St Paul’s Bay. The attendance of relatives and friends will be appreciated. May the Lord and Our Lady grant him eternal rest

Notary PETER PAUL PELLEGRINI PETIT Fondest memories of a dear father on the seventh anniversary of his demise. His children Myriam, Cecilia, Edward Lucienne and Ariane and their families. Deeply missed and always in our thoughts and prayers. Lord, grant him eternal rest

In Memoriam ANDRÉ ZAMMIT 30.3.1930 – 14.5.2020 Deep in our hearts you will always stay Loved and remembered every day His wife Victoria, children Ian, Alison, Robin, Jason and their families. Lord, grant him eternal rest All Masses said today at St Patrick’s, Sliema, will be offered for the repose of his soul.

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