CASSAR. On February 12, at Mater Dei Hospital, WILFRED, of Paola, aged 82, went to meet the Risen Lord, passing peacefully away comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss, his beloved wife Carrie née Barbara, his children Patricia and her husband Joe Cutajar, Sandra and her husband Silvio Cortis, his granddaughters, Maria and fiancè Timothy, Sarah and fiancè Christian, and Raymond, his sisters Lina, Mabel widow of Frans, Anna and her husband Oliver, his brother Edwin and his wife Tessie, his brothers and sisters-in-law, the late Hector husband of Tessie, Lilian, Jamie and her husband Joe, the late Joe husband of Georgia, Paul and his wife Fabiana, Twanny and his wife Mary and Tessie and her husband Edward, the extended family, other relatives and friends. The funeral cortege leaves Mater Dei Hospital tomorrow, Wednesday, February 14, at 1.30pm for the Church of Saint Anthony, Għajn Dwieli, Paola, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 2pm followed by interment in the family grave at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. May the Lord grant him eternal rest.

GALDES. On February 10, MARIA, aged 85. She leaves to mourn her passing her daughters Pauline, Joan and her husband Domenico, her nephews Giuseppe and Antonio, her niece Maria Stella, relatives and friends. The funeral cortège leaves St Vincent de Paul Residence today, Tuesday, February 13, at 8am for Santa Luċija 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.

GALEA. On January 15, in South­ampton, UK, EMANUEL LAWRENCE, aged 83. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife Frances and step children in the UK, in Malta his brother Karmenu and his wife Pamela, his sister Maria, widow of Joseph Caligari, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A Memorial Mass will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, February 14, at 4pm at the Mosta Council Town Hall. The attendance of friends and relatives will be appreciated. Originally from Mosta, he lived in the UK for over 50 years, teaching mathematics and geography, returning to teach at Gżira Secondary School at the end of last century.

SAMMUT. On February 11, LESLIE (ex-teacher), from Mosta, aged 76, passed away peacefully. Loved and remembered by his wife Carmeline and his children Stephen, Godwin and Edwin, spouses and grandchildren, brothers and sisters, in-laws, other relatives and friends. Funeral mass will be said at Mosta parish church tomorrow, Wednesday, February 14, at 3.30pm. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

In Memoriam

BONELLO. Treasured memories of our dear parents DIONE and MARY on the 15th and third anniversary respectively of their demise. His sons Charles, daughters Kay, Mardion, in-laws and grandchildren. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

FARRUGIA – LAWRENCE. In loving memory of a dear uncle on the 12th anniversary of his demise. A prayer is solicited. Always remembered by his loving nephew Ronnie and wife Miriam.

GRAY-BANNERMAN. Precious memories of ANGUS who died tragically in Libya aged 20, 34 years ago.

Never forgotten, those gone before
Free from sorrow, free from pain
In God’s time we’ll meet again.
Mum, brothers and sisters.

GAMBIN. Loving and happy memories of JOHN, a beloved husband, father and grandfather, today being the seventh anniversary of his demise. Sadly missed but never forgotten by his beloved wife Rose, his beloved children Charles and Marcelle, Josette and Alfred Sciberras, his grandchildren Sarah and Jonathan. Forever in our hearts and prayers. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

MERCIECA. In loving memory of DORIS on the sixth anniversary of her passing away. Always in our thoughts and prayers. Johanna and Caroline and their families. Please remember her in your prayers.

MICALLEF TRIGONA – ANNA. Especially remembered today on her birthday. This year you’re celebrating in celestial company dear friend. Miss you loads. Corinne.

PEPLOW. Cherished memories of a beloved wife, mother and nanna, JOYCE, née Joyce, especially today being her 76th birthday.

To the world you may have been one;
To us you were the world.

Always in our hearts and prayers. Edgar, William, Alice and family. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

TABONE. In loving memory of a dearest mother and grandmother, MARGARET, today being the sixth anniversary of her passing to eternal life. She is fondly remembered by her children Kay and Philip, Paul and Liz, George, Stephen and Angela, Bobby and John. She is also lovingly remembered by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

TOLEDO. Always in my thoughts and prayers. With so much love, happy and loving memories of my dearest husband JOE, today the 30th anniversary of his death. His loving wife Rita.

ULLO. Loving memories of my dear parents LENA and EDWARD, whose anniversaries occur on January 6 and February 13 respectively. Still deeply missed by Josephine.