BONACCORSI. On July 10, in Catania, to Gillian née Aquilina and Alfio, God’s precious gift of a son – LUCA, a most welcome brother to Nino and Mattia. Deo gratias et Mariæ.
BORG CARDONA. On July 12, at Mater Dei Hospital, to Nathalie née Vassallo and Mark, God’s precious gift of a lovely daughter – ELLA. Special thanks to the midwives, especially Ms V. Brockdorff and Ms J. Farrugia and all the staff at the hospital for their dedication and support.
CASSAR. On July 2, at St Thomas Hospital, London, to Hyun Jung née Choi and Kristian, God’s precious gift of a first-born son – MATTHEW. Special thanks to our obstetrician and all the staff at the Lansdell Suite.
MIFSUD BONNICI. On July 16, at St James Capua Hospital, Sliema, to Katrina Borg Cardona and Aron, God’s precious gift of a son – BEN, brother to Matti. Special thanks to midwife Carmen Scerri and all the staff at the hospital maternity department.
VALENTINO. On July 12, at Mater Dei Hospital, to Julia née Arrigo and Mark, God’s precious gift of a first-born son – BENJI. Thanks be to God. Special thanks to all the maternity staff at the hospital for their attention and dedication.
ZARB. Big sister Emma proudly announces the very joyous birth of her baby sister AMY MAE, born on July 17 at St James Birth Centre, Zabbar. Rebecca née Gauci Maistre, and Michael wish to express their heartfelt thanks to the very dedicated maternity team, including midwives Anna Croucher and Anna Calleja, for their unique support throughout the pregnancy and birth, and to doula Sylvana Brannon. A special thanks also to Marianne Theuma. Deo gratias et Mariae.
Mr NIGEL GALEA and Miss SUZANNAH BONELLO
The marriage took place on Saturday, July 14, between NIGEL, son of Marika and Aldo Galea of St Venera, and SUZANNAH, daughter of Sylvana and Adrian Bonello of Sta Luċija. The ceremony, held at Santa Luċija parish church, was celebrated by Fr Paul Pace, SJ, and Fr Vince Micallef, OP. A reception at Villa Arrigo, San Pawl tat-Tarġa followed. The bride was attended by her cousin, Nicole Sant Fournier. Jan Buhagiar and Luca Farrugia were pageboys, while Maximillian Ghio was ring bearer. John Bonello, the bride’s brother, was best man, assisted by Maria Farrugia. Pat Bonello, Romina Borg, Nicholas Warren and Roberta Sammut witnessed the marriage. Karl Amaira was master of ceremony, while William Moran, Karl Sant Fournier, Simon Moran and Christopher Buhagiar were all ushers. The couple will be spending their honeymoon cruising the Norwegian fjords.
AGIUS. On July 14, at Mater Dei Hospital, DOLORES née Hutchings, widow of Joseph, from Floriana, aged 95, passed peacefully away comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her daughter Josephine, her son Michael and his wife Joyce, her grandchildren Stefan, Christina and her husband Ramon, Bernard and his wife Sandra, and Jessica, and her grandchildren of her late son Victor, Anika and her husband Ivan, Michelle and her husband Tonio, and Julian, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital on Tuesday at 8.30 a.m. for St Publius parish church, Floriana, where Mass praesente cadavere will be said at 9 a.m. followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be greatly appreciated. The family wish to thank the staff at Ward M6 at Mater Dei Hospital who assisted her in her last days. Dear Lord, grant her eternal rest.
AZZOPARDI. On July 21, at Karin Grech Hospital, SAVIOUR, of Paola, aged 93, passed peacefully away comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his children Frances, wife of Mario Bonnici, residing in Australia, Grace, widow of Joe Pellicano, Charlie and his wife Grace, his grandchildren Ian and Robert, Andre and Doriette, Sergio and Analise, his great-grandchildren Camille, Helene and Isaac, his in-laws, relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Karin Grech Hospital tomorrow 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 Tarxien cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be greatly appreciated. The family would like to thank the staff and carers at Rehab 2 ward at Karin Grech Hospital for their care and attention. Lord grant him eternal rest.
BORG. On July 20, at Mater Dei Hospital, JOHN, of Sliema, aged 77, passed peacefully away comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Jeannie, his children Lucienne and her husband Brian Scerri, and Noel and his wife Sylvana, his grandson Alessandro, his brother Alfred and his wife Rose, his sisters Doris and her husband Anthony Busuttil, Annie and her husband Louis Sacco, Margaret and her husband Richard Spiteri and Lina, widow of his brother Anthony, nephews and nieces, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei hospital tomorrow at 1.30 p.m. for the Sacro Cuor parish church, Sliema, where Mass praesente cadavere will be said at 2 p.m. followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Puttinu Cares will be greatly appreciated. The family regret they are unable to receive visitors. Lord grant him eternal rest.
KUT. On July 15, at Lake Forest, Illinois, under tragic circumstances, VICTORIA, née Grima, Doctor of Medicine and clinical oncologist, aged 44, was called to meet the Risen Christ. She leaves to mourn her untimely loss her dedicated husband Joseph, her adoring son Matthew, her loving mother Mary and mother-in-law Marilynn, her sister Angèle and her husband Hermann, her brothers and sisters-in-law, nephews Jean-Claude and Daniel-Luc, her niece Veronique, relatives, colleagues and friends. Interment took place yesterday in the US. A Mass for Vicky’s intentions will be celebrated next Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish church, Mellieħa. May the Good Lord grant her eternal repose.
MIFSUD. On July 18, at Mater Dei Hospital, KATHERINE, of Thi Lakin School, aged 80, passed peacefully, away comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her irreparable loss her husband John, her children, Liam and Louise, Shenda and Greg, Damian and Monique, Tami and Nollaig, Aidan and Kristine, and her grandchildren, Luke, Ben, Ella, Dom, Alfie, Lily, Kaija, Robin and Toby, her brother David Andrews, her in-laws, their respective families, relatives and many friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital tomorrow at 8.30 a.m. for Attard parish church, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 9 a.m., followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Hospice Malta, Balzan, will be appreciated. The family regret they are unable to receive visitors. Special thanks to all the staff at Mater Dei hospital for all their support and caring help, especially the staff at MITU. Lord, grant her eternal rest.
ROSSO. It is with the deepest regret that we announce the passing of ANTHONY, who died peacefully at the age of 74 in Michigan on July 19, surrounded and comforted by his family members and loved ones. He will be missed by all and always remembered for his kind heart and generosity.
AGIUS. Dearest brother MARIO, today is the second anniversary of your passing to the house of God. The rest of the years of our life that we hoped to share with you will never be. Instead of joy these years will now bring us pain. How we miss you dearest brother.You have left an emptiness inside us that will only be filled on the day that we shall meet and hug each other again in the house of the Lord. Life has never been the same. We loved you too much. As words spoken by all those who knew you, you were “a kind man and a true gentleman.” Not a day will go by when we will not think of you. You are now happy in the arms of our dear father whose grave you never missed to visit evey week and whom you loved so dearly. We miss you so much dearest Mario. From your brother David, mum, your brothers and sisters and all the Agius family. Until we meet again.
BONELLO – VICTOR. At times you are missed as a husband, we so often miss you as our dad, yet you are mostly missed as a man, a gentleman like few others can ever hope to be. On the ninth year of rest. Mary, Monika, Ben, Joséf and families.
BRISCOE – MICHAEL. Everlasting memories of a beloved husband, father and grandfather, July 20 the 15th anniversary of his demise.
Your presence we miss
Your memory we treasure
Loving you always
Forgetting you never.
His wife Josephine, sons Richard, James and Michael, in-laws and his beloved granddaughters Karen, Diane, Rebecca, Michaela, Dawn and Faye. Lord, grant him eternal rest.
CARUANA DINGLI – MARIO.Lovingly remembered, especially today his 20th anniversary.Bertha, Gordon, Debbie and grandchildren.
COPPINI. In loving memory of ALBERT who passed away one year ago today, aged 81. Fondly remembered by his wife Maria Victoria, son David and wife Janine, grandchildren Amy and Jean Jacques and other family and friends.
DEMARCO. Remembering with love our dear son IVAN on the 22nd anniversary of his tragic death. Always in our thoughts, hearts and prayers. Salvino and Josephine. Lord, grant him eternal rest.
ELLUL. Remembering with love our dear mother MARGUERITE on the ninth anniversary of her death. Deeply missed by her husband Victor, her children Roberta, Marianne and Pierre and their families, her grandchildren Sean, Chris, Martina, Michelle, Tom and Lily, her brother and sisters, relatives and friends. Forever in our hearts and prayers. Lord, grant her eternal rest.
FARRUGIA. In loving and never ending memory of FELIX, today the 14th anniversary of his demise. Always remembered by his daughters and sons, Olga and Edwin, John and Helen, Josephine and Godwin, Hector and Jane, Andy and Odette, and Franco, and his grandchildren, Helga-May, Jankarl, Konrad and Gabriella, Annalise and Konrad, Rosemarie, Veronica and Tamara.
FORMOSA – ANGELA. Treasured memories of a dear mother on the 14th anniversary of her demise. Fondly remembered by her son Lawrence and her grandsons Andre’, Etienne and Jean Pierre and their respective spouses. Always remembered in our prayers.
MICALLEF DOUBLESIN – Dr ANTHONY MICALLEF DOUBLESIN, MD, July 26, 1989. Everlasting memories of a dear brother and devoted father on the 23rd anniversary of his death. Sadly missed and always remembered in our thoughts and prayers. His sister Joan and his children Kenneth and his wife Mariella, née Busuttil, proud parents of Jamie, and Liliana, wife of Ruben Overend, proud parents of Antonio and Giuliana, together with other relatives and friends. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace, Amen.
PACE – ANDREW, 24.2.’97-23.7.’98.
Your life was a blessing
Your memory a treasure
You are loved beyond words
And missed beyond measure.
On the 14th anniversary of his passing away. Lovingly remembered by his mother Elisa, dad Matthew, sisters Christina and Michela and family.
PACE – MARIA VICTORIA. Remembering our dear mother with much love and gratitude. Audrey and Mildred.
PACE BONELLO. Remembering our dearest RINA, a much loved mother and sister, on the first anniversary of her passing away. We miss you, ma. Henry, Brian, Anna, in-laws and her sister Ida.
SCERRI – EDDIE and NELLIE. On the 21st and the 18th anniversary of their death on July 21 and August 6 respectively. Dearly missed by their daughter Jo Jo, son-in-law Joe and grandson Jürgen Delia. Always in our thoughts and prayers.
SCHEMBRI BARBARO. In loving memory of our dear mother GIORGINA, today the 41st anniversary of her death. Lucy, Louise and Antoine.
SCICLUNA – MARIE-CHRISTINE, née Rutter. Cherished memories of a dear wife, mother and sister on the 15th anniversary of her joining the choir of angels. Her husband Christopher, her son Simon, her sister Anna-Marie and her husband Lawrence Bonello, Michelle and Alison. Lord, grant her eternal rest.
STELLINI. In loving memory of Dr WILFRID STELLINI, a beloved husband, father and grandfather, today the 11th anniversary of his passing away. Always remembered by his wife Lilian, his children Giselle and David, and his granddaughters Maxine, Justine and Maya. Lord, grant him eternal rest.
Sidonia Enterprises Ltd
Summer shutdown. Last trading day Friday, August 3, re-open Monday, August 20, 2012.
The mobile blood donation unit will be available next to Dingli parish church today from 8.30 a.m. till 1 p.m. If you feel healthy bring your ID card and donate blood. For further information call 7930 7307 or 2206 6209.