CAMILLERI. On June 7, at Gozo General Hospital, JOSEPH, (ex-GO employee), aged 43, after a short illness, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. He will be sorely missed by his wife Ċettina, his beloved children Rudolf and Sylvana, his mother Louise, his brother Christian and his wife Stephanie, his sister Dr Nadine Delicata and her husband Mark, his late brother Ivan’s widow Helen, his nephews and nieces Lara, Hannah, Beth, Sabine, Sam and Daphne, in-laws, relatives and friends. The funeral cortège leaves Gozo General Hospital tomorrow at 4.30 p.m. for the Collegiate Basilica of St George, Victoria, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 5 p.m., followed by interment at Victoria cemetery. A prayer for his repose is kindly solicited.

CASSAR. On June 8, ĠUŻA, aged 87, at Mater Dei Hospital, passed away peacefully ­­­comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her son Charles Cachia and his wife Mary Rose, her sister Ċensa Dalli and her children, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital tomorrow at 2 p.m. for St Peter’s parish church, Birżebbuġa where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 2.30 p.m., followed by interment in the family grave at the Żurrieq cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be greatly appreciated. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

DELIA. On June 8, at Mater Dei Hospital, Fr FRANK DELIA, OFM Cap., aged 85, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss the Franciscan Capuchins, his sister Agnes, widow of Andrew, his sister Pia, widow of Carmelo, his sister Connie, wife of Philip and his brother Carmelo and his wife Marianne, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. The funeral will be held today at 9 a.m. at the Capuchin church, Għajn Dwieli, followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery.

MANGION. On June 8, at Mater Dei Hospital, CHARLES (Carmelo), widower of Marcella, nèe Falzon, of Marsa, aged 71, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his children Rosanna and her husband Andrew, Gejtu and his wife Jacqueline, Rupert and his wife Vincienne, Emanuel, husband of his late daughter Helen, his beloved grandchildren Alexia, Diane, Ylenia, Louana, Brenda, Marcelline, Miguel, Matthew and Gabriel, his nephews and nieces, brothers and sisters, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital tomorrow at 8 a.m. for Maria Regina parish church, Marsa, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 8.45 a.m. followed by interment in the family grave Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza Siġġiewi. May the Lord grant him eternal rest.

REFALO. On June 8, at Mater Dei Hospital, Perit MICHAEL A. (GINO), aged 78, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Anne, nèe Caze de Caumont, his children Fr Gordon (parish priest of Swatar), Ian and his partner Hazel, his sister Mariella Abela, his nieces Jocelyne and her husband Charles Hennen, Caroline and her husband Andrew Magri Overend, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital tomorrow at 1.30 p.m. for St Gregory’s parish church, Sliema where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 2 p.m. followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to the Little Sisters of the Poor, Ħamrun, will be greatly appreciated. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

In Memoriam

ANASTASI – ROSE. In loving memory of a dear mother and grandmother on the 19th anniversary of her death. Always in our thoughts and prayers. Her family.

AZZILLA – ALFRED. Treasured and unfading memories of a beloved husband and father, today the second anniversary of his demise. Deeply missed by his wife Connie, his daughter Claire and her husband Raphael Borg, his brothers, sister, in-laws, relatives and friends. God grant him eternal rest.

CAMILLERI. In loving memory of our sister YVONNE, née Coleiro, on the fifth anniversary of her demise. Never forgotten by her brothers, relatives and friends. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

DEBONO. In ever loving memory of our dear father ALFRED on the 42nd anniversary of his passing away. His children Joe, Myrtle and their families.

GALEA TESTAFERRATA – MARIO. Fondly remembered by his family, especially today being the third anniversary of his demise. A Mass for the repose of his soul will be said today at 7 p.m. at St Peter’s Monastery, Mdina.

PANDOLFINO – VINCENT. In loving memory of our beloved father on the 23rd anniversary of his demise. Fondly remembered by his family and friends. Keep him in your prayers.

PULLICINO – MARIO. In loving memory of a dear husband, father and grandfather, today being the 13th anniversary of his demise. Sadly missed by his wife Yvonne, his children Bernard, Edward and Mary Ann and their spouses. May the Lord grant him eternal rest.

ZAMMIT – Dame CARMELINA ZAMMIT, 9.6.2007, Dr GEORGE ZAMMIT, 21.7.1990. Lovingly remembering our dearest parents Carmelina and George. Ever inthe hearts of their daughters Céline Schembri Wismayer and Mariquita DeGabriele. Lord, grant them eternal rest.

Birth of Italy

As part of the events celebrating the Unity of Italy 150 years ago, the Italian Embassy, in collaboration with the French and Austrian embassies, the British High Commission and the University, will hold a roundtable discussion on The Birth Of The Italian National State Within The European Balances. It will be held on June 13 at 6 p.m. at Aula Magna, St Paul Street, Valletta.

Women’s Day

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Malta is commemorating the Centenary of International Women’s Day on June 17 at 5 p.m. at the Waterfront Hotel, Gżira with a seminar about women. It includes the participation of Catherine Gonzi and Michelle Muscat. To confirm attendance call 7932-0139 or send an e-mail to amjmalta@gmail.com.

Power cuts

There will be power cuts in the following localities today:

Between 8 and 11 a.m. in Bishop Emm. Galea, Mgr Mikiel Spiteri, Our Lady of Sorrows and Dun Ġwann Farrugia streets and Qasam ta’ Ganza, Blokk A in Żejtun.

Between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. in Labour, Qoton and Bjad streets in Naxxar.

Between 8.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. in Our Lady of Sorrows, Munġbell, Bishop Ġużeppi Pace, Plejju and Valley streets in Żebbuġ.

Between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Tower Road, Sliema.

There will also be power cuts as follows tomorrow:

Between 8 and 10 a.m. in Selmun Hill, Dawret in-Naw-fraġju, Xemxija Hill, Fekruna and Imġiebaħ streets in Xemxija, limits of St Paul’s Bay.

Between 8 a.m. and noon in Fumiċelli, Tower, St Andrew and Mgr Innoċenz Zammit streets in Msida.

Between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. in A.M. Valperga, Cospicua, Bieb, Foss, Ġeranju, Kampanella, Liedna, Vincenzo Maculano, St Thomas, Romano Carapecchia, Mondion and Sur streets and Kottoner Avenue in Fgura.

Between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Valletta Street, Għaxaq.

Between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Tal-Barrani Road, Żejtun.

Between 8.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. in Ta’ Briegħen, St Eliju Entrance, Cordina Entrance, Balliju Alley and Cordina and Ix-Xatt l-Aħmar streets in Għajnsielem.

Between 8.30 a.m. and 3 p.m. in Dun Karm Caruana, Fanal, Salvu Gambin, Ġonna, Wied Sarasgħa, Knisja and Wilġa streets and Salvatur Square and Wesgħa Dun Ġużepp Buttigieg in Għasri.

Between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Nerik Vassallo and Tank streets in Siġġiewi.

Capital of Culture

The public is invited to join cultural stakeholders at a conference on June 20 and 21 aimed at helping shape Valletta as a European Capital of Culture in 2018. For information and to register for the conference, contact Sylvana Mercieca on 2291 5036 or e-mail sylvana.mercieca@gov.mt.

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