CUESTA. On March 17, GEORGINA, aged 78, residing at Paola, ex-teacher at St Joseph School Blata l-Bajda, passed away peacefully at home, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Joseph, her sisters Maria Borg and Jane Solazzo of Australia, her sister-in-law Mary Xuereb of Santa Luċija and brother-in-law Lulù and Mary Cuesta of Marsa, her nephews and nieces, other relatives and friends.
The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital today at 8 a.m. for Christ the King parish church, Paola, where Mass praesente cadavere will be said at 8.30 a.m., followed by interment at the Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be appreciated.
Lord, grant her eternal rest.

FOSTER. On March 18, at Mater Dei Hospital, PETER, aged 63. Will be greatly missed by his loving wife Helen and his children Suzanne, Mark and Caroline, their respective partners, several grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Interment takes place on March 26 at 11.30 a.m. at the Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to the Eden Foundation, Bulebel, Żejtun, or other children's charity.
Lord, grant him eternal rest.

GALEA. On March 16, at Holy Family Home, Naxxar, PAUL, aged 73, passed away peacefully. He leaves to mourn his loss his sister Alda Mamo, his brother Michael and his wife Wendy, his sister Marthese and her husband Franco Brancadoro, nephews and nieces, relatives and friends.
Mass praesente cadavere will be said today at 8.15 a.m. at St Augustine parish church, Valletta., followed by interment at the Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Holy Family Home will be greatly appreciated.
Lord, grant him eternal rest.

HOMDEN. On March 18, at Zammit Clapp Hospital, LOUISE (known as Ġiġa), of Cospicua, residing in Birżebbuġa, aged 78, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her nephews and nieces, her brother-in-law, their respective families, other relatives and friends.
The funeral leaves Zammit Clapp Hospital today at 2 p.m. for St Peter's parish church, Birżebbuġa, where Mass praesente cadavere will be said at 2.30 p.m., followed by interment in the family grave at the Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery.
May God grant her eternal rest.

SPITERI. On March 18, at the Charian Residence, Marsascala, LAWRENCE, medical doctor, aged 86, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his children Mario and wife Annabel, Joseph and wife Yvonne, Marthese and husband Victor Scerri, Lauranne and husband Gaetano Refalo, his grandchildren Matthew, Ryan, Iana, Rodney, Roberta, Dorielle, Marianika, Mary Jane and Isaac, in-laws Therese and husband Joe Cauchi, Dorothy and husband Alfred Falzon, Mary, widow of Vince Marsh, other nephews and nieces, relatives and friends, especially the residents and staff at the Charian Residence.
The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital today at 2 p.m. for St Cajetan parish church, Ħamrun, where Mass praesente cadavere will be said at 2.30 p.m., followed by interment at the Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be appreciated.

VON FERSEN BALZAN. On March 16, at Mater Dei Hospital, EBBA, aged 50, comforted by the rites of the Lutheran Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Saviour, her mother and father-in-law Antoinette and Reynold Balzan, her sister-in-law Mariella and her husband Alan Dimech and nephew and niece Matthew and Francesca, her sisters Monika and her husband Bernard von Plate, Ulrike and her husband Eberhardt Schöle, Ulla and her husband Eckhardt von Kirchbach, her brother Georg Wilhelm Freiherr v Freydag and wife Alexandra, Katrin Bartling and Bruno Dohle, Barbara, Maryvonne and Jöel Beloeil and relatives, friends and family.
The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital today at 1.30 p.m. for St Paul's Anglican Cathedral, Valletta, where Mass praesente cadavere will be said at 2 p.m., followed by interment at the Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Din l-Art Ħelwa, 133, Melita Street, Valletta, will be appreciated.

Requiem Masses

Today's 7.30 and 9 a.m. Masses at St Patrick's church, Sliema, will be offered for the repose of the soul of MARCO D'AGATA.

In Memoriam

AZZOPARDI. In memory of our dear mother NENA of Msida, widow of Albert, ex-Managing Director, Albert Azzopardi Upholstery Ltd, on her 13th anniversary. Forever in the hearts and prayers of her five children and their families.
All my life I will miss you, mum,
Your place no one can fill,
Our love and prayers
Are all we can give
These you shall have
As long as we live.

Please remember mum in your prayers.

BONNICI. Treasured and unfading memories of our dear GAYLE on the fifth anniversary of her demise. Nanna Doris, aunties, uncles and cousins. Always in our thoughts and prayers.

BONNICI. Treasured memories of our dearest GAYLE on the fifth anniversary of her death. Fondly remembered by nanna Connie, uncles and aunts Peter, Caroline, Sandra, Rickie and cousins Mark, Theresa and Nikki. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

CALLEJA - EMANUEL. In loving memory of our dear father, today the 31st anniversary of his death. Sadly missed and fondly remembered by his sons, daughters and in-laws. A prayer is kindly solicited.

CALLEJA. In loving memory of our dear father GIACCHINO, today the fourth anniversary of his death. Fondly remembered by all his family.

CAMILLERI - EDWIDGE. A beloved sister and aunt forever remembered with love and gratitude. Violet, Herman, Antoinette, Marlene. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

CESAREO. Treasured memories of a beloved mother, VINCENZA, on the 26th anniversary of her demise. Always in our thoughts and prayers. Lord, grant her eternal rest. Her daughter and sons.

DIMECH. In loving memory of GIUSEPPINA on the 45th anniversary of her death. Fondly remembered by her daughters Anne Zammit Dimech, widow of George, Mary, widow of George Zarb Dimech, and her grandsons John, Francis, Anthony and his wife Petronela. A prayer is solicited.

LAURI - JOHN. In loving memory of our dearest father, today the 27th anniversary of his death. Fondly remembered by his sons, daughters, in-laws and family.

PACE. In loving memory of ANTONIO on the 19th anniversary of his death. Fondly remembered by his wife Myriam, his children Sandra, Mark, Marian, John and their respective families. A prayer is kindly solicited. Today's 6.30 p.m. Mass at St John of the Cross parish church, Ta' Xbiex, will be offered for the repose of his soul and that of his daughter Anna.

SCIBERRAS - TONY, 19.3.'88. Remembering you today and always. Mary, Annemarie and Ray.

VELLA - GODFREY. Treasured memories of a beloved husband and father.
Words are few,
Thoughts are deep,
Memories of you
We will always keep.

Lucienne and Marylene. Tomorrow being the 10th anniversary of his death, today's 6.45 p.m. Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel parish church, Paceville, will be offered for the repose of his soul.

Road closure

Triq Il-Wardija, Wardija, from the corner with Triq Burmarrad, will be closed to traffic between 7 a.m. on Monday and 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Traffic will enter and exit Wardija through Triq San Martin. Motorists are advised to proceed with caution.

Curia closure

The offices of the Archbishop's Curia in Floriana and those of the Ecclesiastical Tribunal in Valletta will be closed as from today, opening again on March 28.

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