BRIFFA. On December 28, at Mater Dei Hospital, EDWARD, of Sliema, residing at Ta’ Xbiex, aged 62, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Carmen, née Camilleri, his children Diana and her husband Daniel Camilleri, Debbie and her husband Melvin Atanasio, his sister Laura, widow of Peter Cockill, his brother Alfred and his wife Rose, in-laws, nephews and nieces, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital today at 1.45 p.m. for St John of the Cross parish church, Ta’ Xbiex, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 2.15 p.m., followed by interment at the Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be greatly appreciated. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

LUPI. On December 27, at Mater Dei Hospital, LEWIS, aged 83, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of the Holy Church, surrounded by his children and close relatives. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Rosemarie, née Busuttil, his children, Carmen and her husband George Pace, Christine and her husband Gordon Mifsud, Patricia and her partner Michael Sammut, Angele and her husband Martin Caruana, Suzanne and her husband Kevin Magri, Mark and his wife Patricia, his sister Rina Booker, his brother-in-law William Doublet and his sister-in-law Lucy Lupi, together with all his grandchildren, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital today at 1.15 p.m. for the Carmelite church, Balluta, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 2 p.m., followed by interment at the Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be appreciated. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

In Memoriam

DARMANIN – JOE. Unfading memories of a kind and much loved brother on the second anniversary of his meeting with the Lord of Mercy. Emma, Godfrey and Pia.

DEBONO – VINCENT. Remembering a beloved father and grandfather on the 21st anniversary on his demise. His family.

FORMOSA GAUCI – AGATHA. In sweet and loving memory of our dear Agatina. Remembering you always, especially today. Love and gratitude, Joseph, Joanna, Andrea and Christian.

GINGELL. In loving memory of our dear and beloved father LINO on the 29th anniversary of his demise. Always in our thoughts and prayers. Alex, Frederick, Maria, Louise, Liz, Joseph and respective families.

GONZI – JOSEPH. Treasured memories of a loving husband and father, today the fourth anniversary of his death. Fondly remembered and deeply missed by his wife Rosemary, his children Michael, Mariella and John, in-laws, relatives and friends. Always in our thoughts and prayers.

GRASSO. In ever loving memory of my dearest LOUIS ANTHONY, today being the ninth anniversary of his passing away. Always remembered and never forgotten by Gladys.

He put His arms around you
And lifted you to rest
His garden must be beautiful
Because He only picks the best.

MAGRI OVEREND – REGINALD. Treasured and unfading memories of a dear father and grandfather on the 35th anniversary of his demise.

As time unfolds another year,
Memories keep you ever near,
Silent thoughts of time together,
Hold memories that will last forever.
Andrew and Caroline, Julian, Jonathan and Ingrid, Nicola and Stephen, and his grandchildren Michael, Amanda, Jamie, Lisa, Adam and Thomas. May the Lord grant him eternal rest.

MICALLEF – CARMELA (Eugenia). In ever loving memory of a beloved mother and grandmother on the 10th anniversary of her death. Always in our thoughts and prayers. Tessie and Victor Shaw and grandchildren and family. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

PACE – JOHN. Fondly remembered by all his family, today the 26th anniversary of his demise. A prayer is solicited. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

SALNITRO – JOSEPH. Treasured memories of a loving father and grandfather on the 51st anniversary of his demise.

XUEREB – BIĊE. Treasured memories of our dearest mother on the 19th anniversary of her demise. Always in our hearts. Her children. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

Postal services

The St Julians post office at Lombard Bank in Paceville Road will only accept collection of registered letters, packets and parcels between 1 and 2.30 p.m.

The closest alternatives are the Sliema sub-post office at Malton, 7, Triq Ċensu Scerri and the San Ġwann sub-post office at S.G.S. Stationery, 2, Triq Felice Borg.

Mail from all public letter boxes will be collected at 1 p.m. and the parcel office at the Maltapost head office in Marsa will open between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday. There will be no collection or delivery of mail on Monday. Normal service will resume on Tuesday.

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