Obituaries

ARENA. On February 25, at Mater Dei Hospital, MARIA ASSUNTA (Sissie), née Cassar, widow of William, aged 86, passed away comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her daughter Marthese, her son Alexander and his wife Silvana, her dearest granddaughter Jessica and her boyfriend Matthew, her brother Joseph, her sister Mary, in-laws, nephews, nieces and friends. The funeral cortège leaves Mater Dei Hospital today, February 27, at 8.30am for St Julian’s parish church, where Mass præsente cadavere will be celebrated at 9am, followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be appreciated. Lord, grant her eternal rest. 

BORG. On February 25, at Mater Dei Hospital, HORACE (Grazio) of Rabat, aged 81, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Lily, his children Ronnie, Sylvia and her partner Ray Falzon, and Carmelo, his grandchildren Joseph, Luca, Andreas, Ilona and Ana, their fiancés, in-laws, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital tomorrow, Thursday, February 28, at 1.45pm, for St Paul’s parish church, Rabat, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 2.30pm, followed by interment in the family grave at St Andrew’s Cemetery, Żebbuġ. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be appreciated. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

BRIFFA. REYNOLD (Remy), Hounslow, UK. With deep regret Magda and Sandro Magri would like to announce his demise on February 9. He leaves to mourn his loss his sister-in-law Ingeborg Briffa, his nieces Marie Louise, Anne Marie, nephew Domenic and their respective spouses and family, other relatives and many friends in Malta and abroad, especially those who helped him through his difficult days. Funeral Mass will be held today 27th, at 11am, at St Michael and St Martin church, Bath Road, Hounslow, followed by cremation at Hanwell Crematorium. Remember him in your prayers.

CAMILLERI. On Sunday, February 24, JOE, of GŻira, aged 85 passed away. He leaves to mourn his loss his sisters Suor Loredana of the Augustinian Sisters in Rome and Annie, widow of Reno Borg, his brothers Frank and his wife Mary, Alfred and his wife Iris, his nieces and their families, numerous relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital tomorrow, Thursday, February 28, for Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish church, GŻira, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 8.30am, followed by interment in the family grave at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar Tal-Providenza would be appreciated. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

INGUANEZ. On February 26, LINO, comforted by the rites of Holy Church, peacefully went to meet the Risen Lord. He leaves to mourn his very great loss his loving wife Margaret, his beloved mother Carmelina, his daughters Lorraine and Nadine and their husbands Johnny and Joe, as well as his grandchildren Lily, Maisie, Martha and Jack, his sisters Marlene, Lilian and Marthese and their families. Mass præsente cadavere will be said on Friday, March 1, at 2pm, at Ta’ Xbiex parish church, followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. Lord, grant him eternal rest. The family would like to thank all the staff at Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre for their constant dedication and care.

MICALLEF. On February 26, JOHN, went to meet the Risen Lord at the age of 83. Treasured and remembered by his loving wife Sylvia, his daughter Margaret and Lawrence, his son Joseph and Michelle, his nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Funeral Mass will be celebrated today, Wednesday, February 27, at 8.30am at Balluta parish church. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

MIFSUD. On Tuesday, February 26, at Mater Dei Hospital, PAUL of Rabat, residing at Fgura, widower of Mary, née Bugeja, of Żurrieq, aged 86, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his only son Joseph, head of school Tarxien primary, in-laws, many relatives and friends. Mass præsente cadavere will be said tomorrow, Thursday, February 28, at 2.30pm, at Fgura parish church, followed by interment at St Andrew’s Cemetery, Luqa. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be appreciated. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

MIZZI. Fondest memories of OLIVER, former Italian football commentator on Radju Malta and Super One Radio, who left this world on February 23, at the age of 75. He was dearly loved by his wife Mary, his daughter Veronica, his son Omar Enrique and his wife Lucienne and their children Gianluca and Antonio. Mass for the repose of his soul will be said tomorrow, Thursday, February 28, at 8.30am, at the Sanctuary and Basilica of Santa Marija Rotunda church, Mosta. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

MUSCAT. On February 23, at Casa Antonia, Balzan, JOSEPH of Attard and formerly a resident at Simblija Care Home, Naxxar, aged 82, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his great loss his beloved wife Mary Lourdes, his brothers Godwin and Neville and their respective spouses, his sister Antoinette Tabone, his in-laws Charles Camilleri, Carmen and Oliver Agius, Maria Fenech Clarke, his nephews and nieces, their respective spouses and children, other relatives and friends. The funeral cortège leaves Mater Dei Hospital tomorrow, Thursday, February 28, at 1.30pm for St Mary’s parish church, Attard, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 2pm, followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. Donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be appreciated. Lord, grant him eternal rest. His wife would like to express her gratitude to the staff at both care homes for their dedication and care.

In Memoriam

ABELA. In loving memory of DAVID, today the second anniversary of his death. Sadly missed by all his family. Kindly remember him in your prayers.

DARMANIN – CLEMENTINA. In loving memory of a dearest mother and grandmother, today being the 17th anniversary of her passing away. Lovingly remembered by her daughter, sons, in-laws and grandchildren.

FARRUGIA – CARMELO. On the 24th anniversary of his demise, always remembered with love and gratitude by his sons Charles and Lina, Alfred and Ivy, Joe and Brenda and his daughters Doris, widow of John, Nathalie and Vince, Mariella, widow of Joe, and Rosette and Donald, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, his sister Rita Naudi, other relatives and friends.

FORMOSA. In loving memory of our beloved mother SARAH on the eighth year of her demise. Her children Patricia, Simon, Andrew, Martin, Mavis and respective families. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

LA ROSA. Treasured and unfading memories of our dearest mother MARY on the 13th anniversary of her demise. Always in our thoughts and prayers. Greatly missed by her daughters and their families. May the Lord grant her eternal rest.

MEA – JOHN. Fondly remembered by his nephew, niece and in-laws, today the 19th anniversary of his demise. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

PARLATO TRIGONA – JOE. Precious memories of my beloved husband on the first anniversary of his calling to eternal life. Forever loved, forever missed, forever in my heart until we meet again. Lord, grant him eternal rest. A Mass for his repose will be celebrated this evening at 6 at the Ursuline Crèche chapel, Sliema. Anna.

PARLATO TRIGONA – JOE. In cherished and grateful remembrance of a most loving and caring father and nannu on the first anniversary of his passing to eternal life. Forever loved and missed by his daughter Greta, her husband Peter and their children Julia and Loui. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

PARLATO TRIGONA – JOE. On the first anniversary of his demise. Loved and remembered every day. Your sister Tanya.

PORTELLI – ANTONIO (Toni). Today the 20th anniversary of his death. Always in our thoughts and prayers. His wife Carmena, his only son Damian and family. Forever in our thoughts and prayers. O Lord grant him eternal peace.

SANT – MARY, née Portanier, died 27 years ago. A dear mother and grandmother. Cherished memories and always remembered with love and gratitude. May she rest in the peace of the Lord. Her children Anne, Rose, Godfrey, Edward, Tony, Joan and Marie and their families.

SCERRI – Dr JOSEPH SCERRI. In loving memory of our father, today the 26th anniversary of his death. Margaret and John.

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