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Last Update: 14-12-2013

ANNOUNCEMENT OF DEATH.

BONELLO nee RUTTER GIAPPONE dei Baroni della Calaforno and Tummarello.

 

BONELLO. On December 10, at Mater Dei Hospital, ANNA, née Rutter Giappone, aged 61 years, wife of Notary Mario Rosario, went peacefully to meet the Risen Lord, comforted by the rites of Holy Church and surrounded by her loving family. She will be very sadly missed by her beloved husband and daughter Krista, her mother Rose Rutter Giappone, her brother Anthony Rutter Giappone and his wife Anne, her mother-in-law Phyllis Bonello, her brother-in-law Natalino Bonello and his wife Lietje, her nephew and nieces, other relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements will be announced. Christ, sweet Jesus, grant her eternal rest..


ANNOUNCEMENT OF DEATH.

Frendo Randon

 

FRENDO RANDON. On November 28, at his home in St Julian’s, RENE, passed peacefully away after a short illness bravely borne, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his only sister Maria and her husband Henry Gatt, his beloved daughter Fabrizia and Frank, his stepchildren Bill and his wife Pam, Betsy and her husband Mike, Jessica and Mark, his grandchildren Sam, Alex, Lucas Rene, Aimee, Elizabeth, Peter, James, Julia and Oliver, his nephew Anthony and his wife Juliette and his many dearly loved relatives and friends in Malta and abroad. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital on Tuesday at 8.15am for St Julian’s parish church where Mass for the repose of his soul will be celebrated at 9am followed by interment in the family chapel at Santa Maria Addolorata cemetery (entrance from the upper gate). Donations to the Hospice Movement, Dar tal-Providenza and Fondazzjoni Ħajja Indipendenti will be appreciated.

Reference: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20131201/social/Announcements.496976#.UqquL5FQo-Y

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF DEATH.

BORG CARDONA

BORG CARDONA. On November 3, at Mater Dei Hospital, PAULINE, née Brincat, of St Julians, widow of Philip, aged 88, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her beloved daughters Isabelle and husband Philip Bonanno, Helen, widow of Tony Cilia La Corté, Marisa and husband Edwin Grixti, Bernardette and husband Martin Gatt, her seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, her brother Charles and her sister Ines, her brother-in-law Hugh, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital tomorrow at 8am for Mater Boni Consilli church, St Julians, where Mass pæsente cadavere will be said at 8.30am, followed by interment in the family grave at the Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, would be greatly appreciated. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

Reference: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20131104/social/Announcements.493185#.UquRBJFQo-Y

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF DEATH.

Cremona dei Baroni della Gomerino

CREMONA. On February 27 at St George’s Hospital, London, Conte Dr ROBERT, aged 56, passed away peacefully . He leaves to mourn his great loss his wife Diana, his daughters Olivia and her fiancé Bryn, and Bianca, his son Francis, his sister Susan and her husband Klaus Vella Bardon, his brother Alfred and his wife Theresa, his mother-in-law Jackie Turcotte, his father-in-law Pierre Turcotte, his sister-in-law Anne-Marie, and his brothers-in-law Paul and his wife Colleen, Michael and Walter, nephews and nieces, aunts, cousins, and numerous friends in Malta and England. The funeral service was held at St Mary the Virgin parish church, Horsell, Surrey, on March 8, followed by interment in the parish cemetery. A Mass for the repose of his soul will be said today at 7pm at St Patrick’s church, Sliema.

Reference: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20131031/social/Announcements.492645#.UquR1JFQo-Y

 

Announcement of ENGAGEMENT.

MONCKTON dei Conti della Catena

 

From the Telegraph and Times of 8 October 2013: Mr E.G.C. Monckton and Miss E.L.E. Baxter The engagement is announced between Lieutenant Edward Monckton, 9th/12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's), son of the Hon Anthony and Mrs Monckton, of London, and Emma, daughter of Mr and Mrs Angus Baxter, of Inverurie, Aberdeenshire.

Lt Edward Gervase Colyer (b 1988) s of Capt the Hon Anthony Leopold Colyer MONCKTON (b 1960) s of Maj-Gen 2nd Viscount MONCKTON OF BRENCHLEY (1915-2006) and his w a scion of the gentry family BOWER formerly of Welham, and of the 1st & last Baron STRICKLAND, and Philippa Susan WINGFIELD (b 1962), scion of the viscounts POWERSCOURT.

Emma Louise Elliot (b 1988) d of Angus Normile Elliott BAXTER (b 1956), scion of that Scots gentry family formerly of Kincaldrum, and Caroline Julie Teresa d of Nigel John TATHAM (b 1927 reg Q4 Lewes, Sussex, s of Eric Tillyer TATHAM (1894-1982) and Hon Lettice Theresa DIGBY JP (1896-1967), d of 10th Baron DIGBY and his wife a scion of the HOOD viscounts) of Older House, Midhurst, Sussex, and Anne Elizabeth KELVILLE.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF DEATH.

VASSALLO CESAREO

VASSALLO CESAREO. On September 26, at St James Capua Hospital, Sliema, ATTILIO, aged 75, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church, surrounded by his family. He leaves to mourn his great loss his beloved wife Monica, née Micovic, his children Roberta and her husband Kerstien Gabarretta, Andrea and his wife Jenny, Mark Anthony, his beloved grandchildren Luca, Mattea, Carla and Beppe. He also leaves to mourn his great loss his brother Leo, and his brothers-in-law Marcel Loporto and Michael Micovic and sister-in-law Milica Micovic, his nephews and nieces, relatives and friends, amongst whom Vanni and Diana Ganado. The funeral leaves St James Capua Hospital today at 8.30am for St Julian’s parish church, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 9am, followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Hospice Malta, Balzan, will be appreciated. The family would like to thank the staff on Ward 4, St James Hospital, for their great care and attention. May Christ grant rest to you in the city of the living; may He open to you the gates of paradise and make you a citizen of His Kingdom.

Reference: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20130928/social/Announcements.488043#.UquSpZFQo-Y

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF DEATH.

ZAMMIT VON BROCKDORFF

ZAMMIT. On September 25, at St Catherine’s Home, Attard, Baroness MARGARET, née von Brockdorff, passed away peacefully at the age of 88, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her sister-in-law Josephine, widow of her brother Frederick, her cousins, her nephews and nieces, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves St Catherine’s Home, Attard, tomorrow at 8.15am for Attard parish church where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 9am followed by interment in the family grave at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. Dondations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siggiewi, will be greatly appreciated. The family would like to thank the sisters and staff at St Catherine’s Home, Attard for their constant dedication and care throughout her stay. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

Reference: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20130926/social/Announcements.487755#.UquTUJFQo-Y

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF BIRTH.

PERALTA

PERALTA. On September 19, at Mater Dei Hospital, to Karen née Pace and Carl, God’s precious gift of a son – ALEXANDER ROCCO. Deo gratias et Mariæ.

Reference: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20130922/social/Announcements.487157#.UquULJFQo-Y

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF BIRTH.

VAN STEEN nee VELLA BARDON

VAN STEEN. On September 14, in Ghent, Belgium, to Anna née Vella Bardon and Maarten, God’s precious gift of a son – LUCA, a welcome brother to Sofia and Jasper.

Reference: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20130922/social/Announcements.487157#.UquULJFQo-Y

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF BIRTH.

DAUPHINAIS nee Baroni Amato Gauci

DAUPHINAIS. On July 15, to Francesca née Amato Gauci, and Jeff, God’s precious gift of a daughter – EMMA LYNN, greeted lovingly by her parents, first-time grandparents David and Noni Dauphinais and welcome addition to Victoria’s grands. Grateful thanks to the skilful team at Southlake Birthing Unit, Newmarket, Ontario. Thanking God and His blessed Mother for their love throughout.

Reference: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20130908/social/Announcements.485249#.UquVsZFQo-Y

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF DEATH.

GALEA nee Gatt dei Conti Preziosi

GALEA. On August 16, VICTORIA (Vicky) née Gatt, aged 98, passed peacefully away at St James Hospital, Sliema, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her great loss her children and their spouses Grace and Dr Carol Jaccarini, Joanna and Albert Xuereb, Teresa Galea, Elizabeth and Robert von Brockdorff, Edward and Sandra, Peter and Cissa, and Chris and Marian, her grandchildren Marc, Sara, Rachel, Anna, Cathy, Michelle, Matthew, Kristine, Nikki, Gillian, Michael, Louise, Simon, Julian, Jenny, Alan, Stephanie and their respective spouses, her great-grandchildren Luke, Maya, Timmy, Nick, Luca, Sasha, Rebecka, Sofia, Sandie, Christian, Sam, Sebi, Sean, Simon, Nina, Edward, Pippa, Matt, Seb, Jamie and Beppe, her brother Henry and his wife Maria, her sisters Margaret Manduca, Rosemary Cook, Lena Brook and her brother-in-law Victor Tonna, her in-laws Joe and Rose Galea, Vincent and Yvonne Galea, Terry Zammit Tabona and Winnie Cassar, her nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and her dearest carer Sandra. Mass praesente cadavere will be said tomorrow at 9.15am at St Julian’s parish church, followed by burial at Santa Maria Addolorata cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to the MMDNA, San Ġwann, or to Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be appreciated. Lord grant her eternal rest.

Reference: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20130818/social/Announcements.482514#.UquWiZFQo-Y

 

Announcement of Death.

VASSALLO Nee MICELI FARRUGIA

VASSALLO. On August 1, at her residence in San Pawl tat-Tarġa, ERMINIA (known as Mimici), née Miceli Farrugia, aged 66, went to meet the Risen Lord, comforted by the rites of Holy Church and surrounded by her family. She leaves to mourn her great loss her beloved husband Francis, her beloved daughters Alexia and her husband Michael Perotti, and Adriana and her husband Peter Camilleri, her beloved son Steffan and his wife Nicola, and her beloved grandchildren Antonia, Julia, Oliver, Robert, Luca, Jamie, Andrew and Marcus. She also leaves to mourn her great loss her beloved mother Lilian Miceli Farrugia, her brothers Mark and his wife Josette, Alberto and his wife Ann, her sisters Helene and her husband Ivor Zammit, Marina and her husband Mark Hogg, and Francesca and her husband Geoffrey Warr, as well as her in-laws Elsa Vassallo, Stephen and Jacque Vassallo, Peter and Madeleine Vassallo, Joe Vassallo and Christine Salomone together with her numerous nephews and nieces, aunts and uncles and friends both in Malta and abroad. The funeral leaves her residence in San Pawl tat-Tarġa today at 9.15am and Mass, præsente cadavere, will be said at 9.30am at the Sanctuary of the Divine Mercy, San Pawl tat-Tarġa, followed by private interment in the family grave at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers are requested but donations to Puttinu Cares, Mater Dei Hospital, and Hospice Malta, Balzan, would be appreciated. May the Lord grant her eternal rest.

 

 

Announcement of Marriage.

St George dei Marchese di San Giorgio

Source: HelloMagazine.

The marriage took place in 6th July, 2013, between Marchese Henry Edward Hugh St George (born 1983), son of the late Marchese Edward Gerald Patrick (Barbaro) St George (1928-2004), by his wife the former Lady Henrietta Fortune Doreen FitzRoy (born 14 Sept 1949), & Florence Anne-Marie Brudenell-Bruce (born 21 Nov, 1985), scion of the Marquesses of Ailesbury, daughter of Andrew Robert Jose Brudenell-Bruce (b 27 Jul 1951), by his wife the former Sophie M.J. Inch. Henry St George is a grandson paternally of the Marchese di San Georgio, of Palazzo Armeria, Malta, and a grandson maternally of Hugh Denis Charles FitzRoy, 11th Duke of Grafton, KG (1919-2011).

 

 

Announcement of Death.

dei Marchesi TESTAFERRATA DE NOTO.

DEI MARCHESI TESTAFERRATA DE NOTO. On July 1, at Mater Dei Hospital, PAULINE of Tarxien, aged 83, went to meet the Risen Lord, joining her
beloved husband the Noble Emmanuele, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her children Miriam, Abess Maria
Adeodata of the Benedictine Order of Mdina (Catherine), Louise and her husband John Holland, Elizabeth and her husband Carlo Belviso, Nathalie
and her husband Raymond Vella, Jesmon and his wife Audrey, Asteria and her husband Mario Debattista, her grandchildren Jonathan, Abigail, James and
his wife Daphne, Ian, Francesca, Mattia and Nicolai, her great-granddaughters Jade and Emma, her brothers and sisters and their families, relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital today at 3.30pm for Tal-Erwie chapel, Tarxien, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 4pm, followed by interment at Tal-Erwie; Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, will be greatly appreciated. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

 

Announcement of Death.

Conti Gauci dei Baroni Inguanez

 

Robert Gauci B.E.M., M.B.E. former Secretary of the RAF Association, Europe, Secretary of the British Legion and of the RAF Association, Malta died in Malta on 19th. June 2013 after a long illness.

He is the brother of the Count Gauci, Hon. President of the Association of Foreign Title-Holders in Malta.

The Funeral Mass was held at the Parish Church of Saint Cajetan in Hamrun on Saturday 22nd June.
The family was comforted by the presence of a very large number of mourners, headed by both the His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Malta, Dr. George Abela and by Mr. Rob Luke, British High Commissioner.
Dr. J. Muscat, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Malta was out of the country but sent a wreath on behalf of both his wife and himself.
Numerous bouquets of flowers, sent by mourners, were placed at the foot of the alter during the funeral mass, praesente cadavere.
The coffin bearing Robert's remains was carried into the church past a guard of honour provided by the Royal British Legion, who dipped their standards as he was carried past. A Guard of honour was also provided by the Royal British Legion as the hearse was driven past San Cajetan's Band Club, of which Robert was secretary for so many years.
Robert was laid to rest in the presence of his closest relatives at the family vault at the Addolorata Cemetery in Malta.

R.I.P.

 

Announcement of Death.

dei Conti SANT CASSIA dei Baroni di Ghariexem e Tabia

 

SANT CASSIA. On May 30, the Noble Count ANTHONY GEORGE, aged 90, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his daughter Susan and her sons James and Dominic Meadows, Mary Willis-Jones, his sisters Josephine and her husband Antoine Cachia Caruana and Yvonne, his nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mass præsente cadavere will be said at St Dominic’s Church in Rabat at 9am on Monday followed by interment in the family grave at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff at Villa Messina, Rabat. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

 

 

Announcement of Birth.

Barons von BROCKDORFF

 

VON BROCKDORFF. On April 19, at St Michael’s University Hospital, Bristol, to Baroness Kristelle née Vassallo and Baron Alan, a precious gift of a first-born daughter – Baroness ZOE. Thanks be to God and Our Lady.

 

 

Announcement of Death.

dei Baroni ATTARD MONTALTO.

ATTARD MONTALTO. On April 14, Conte RENO, aged 84, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his loving wife Madeleine, his children Conte Nicholas and his wife Linda, Conte Lawrence and his wife Liz and Contessa Bunty and her husband Anton, his brothers Conte Paul and his wife Lydia and Conte Austin and his wife Marlene, Marie, widow of his brother Conte Philip, all his wonderful grandchildren, nephews, nieces and friends. Mass will be celebrated today at 2pm at Our Lady of Sorrows parish church, St Paul’s Bay, followed by interment in the family chapel at the Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to the Renal Unit, Mater Dei Hospital, will be appreciated. I am the resurrection and the life

 

Announcement of Birth.

XUEREB dei Baroni BORG-CARBOTT

 

On 9th April 2013, in Malta, to Contessa Greta nee Borg-Carbott and Konrad Xuereb, God's precious gift of a firt-born daughter - SOPHIE.

 

 

Announcement of Death.

BENCINI nee dei Marchesi TESTAFERRATA BONICI.

BENCINI. On April 2, at St James Hospital, Sliema, The Noble LUCY, née Dei Marchesi Testaferrata Bonici, aged 96, widow of the late Commendatore Alfred John Bencini, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy church. She leaves to mourn her irreparable loss her son Colonel Dr Raymond and his wife Marlena, her daughters Marlene, Frida and Denise, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, her sons-in-law Herbert Naudi and Udo Turscherl, sisters-in-law Mable and Grace, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. The funeral cortege leaves St James Hospital on Saturday at 1.15pm for Mdina Cathedral where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 1.45pm followed by interment in the family grave at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. The family wish to thank the doctors and staff at St James Hospital and Livelife for their care and dedication. God, grant her eternal rest.

 

 

Announcement of Birth.

dei Conti SANT FOURNIER.

dei Conti Sant Fournier, born on 15th February 2013, at Mater Dei Hospital, to proud parents Contessa Rachel née Azzopardi and Conte Alexander, God's precious gift of a daughter Contessa Maxine, a most welcome sister to Conte Jack.

Source: The Noble Raymond Azzopardi dei Conti di Bahria e Cassandola.

 

Announcement of Death.

BRUNO OLIVIER dei Principe di Selimbria

BRUNO OLIVIER. On February 11, Conte FREDERICK, from Attard, went to meet the Risen Lord at the age of 90. Loved and remembered by his beloved wife Maud, his son Victor and wife Aida, his daughters Elizabeth and Graziella and her husband Damien, his nephews and nieces, other relatives and friends. The funeral will be held tomorrow at 9am at St Mary’s parish church, Attard. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be greatly appreciated. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

 

 

Announcement of Death.

CARUANA GALIZIA

CARUANA GALIZIA. On February 6, at Karin Grech Rehabilitation Centre, MARCELLE, née Mamo, widow of John, aged 85, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church and surrounded by her family. She leaves to mourn her great loss her beloved children Peter and his wife Daphne and Antonia and her husband Matthew, her grandchildren Matthew, Andrew, Paul, Nicholas and Michela, her sisters Elsa and Sheila, her sisters-in-law Rosa, Edith, Bernadette and Ruth, nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. The funeral cortège leaves Karin Grech Rehabilitation Centre today at 8.15am for St Gregory’s parish church, Sliema, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 8.45am, followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. The family wish to thank the staff at RW4, Karin Grech Rehabilitation Centre, for their dedicated care and attention. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

 

 

Announcement of Death.

SAMMUT ALESSI dei Marchesi di TAFLIA

SAMMUT ALESSI. On January 27, at Casa Antonia, Balzan, HELEN, of Birkirkara, aged 85, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her sisters in-law Doris widow of Victor, Maria widow of Eddie and Louise widow of Paul, her nephews and nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Casa Antonia at 8.30am tomorrow for St Helen’s Basilica, Birkirkara, where a Mass praesente cadavere will be celebrated at 9am followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. Special thanks go to the nurses, carers and staff of Casa Antonia, Balzan. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

 

 

Announcement of Engagement.

Count Henry St George, Hereditary Marchese di San Giorgio and Florence Brudenell-Bruce dei Marchesi di Ailesbury.

The engagement was announced in January, 2013, between Henry Edward Hugh St George (born 1983), son of the late Edward Gerald .Patrick (Barbaro) St George (1928-2004), by his wife the former Lady Henrietta Fortune Doreen FitzRoy (born 14 Sept 1949), & Florence Anne-Marie Brudenell-Bruce (born 21 Nov, 1985), scion of the Marquesses of Ailesbury, daughter of Andrew Robert Jose Brudenell-Bruce (b 27 Jul 1951), by his wife the former Sophie M.J. Inch.

Henry St George is a grandson paternally of the Marchese di San Georgio, of Palazzo Armeria, Malta, and a grandson maternally of Hugh Denis Charles FitzRoy, 11th Duke of Grafton, KG (1919-2011).

The model Florence 'Flee' Brudenell-Bruce was romantically linked with Prince Harry of Wales.

 

Announcement of Death.

RUTTER dei Baroni di Calaforno e Tummarello

RUTTER. On January 3, at Mater Dei Hospital, The Noble ALBERT V., widower of Josephine, née Fenech, Consul of Colombia, chairman and founder of Unesco Club, Malta and of the Malta Correspondence Club, aged 78, of Ħamrun, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his son Victor and his wife Mary Rose, his son Simon and his wife Yvette, his grand­children Trevor, Stuart, Kelvin and Charmaine, his sister Joan Zammit Tabona, his carer Carmen Caruana, his nephews and nieces, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital today at 8.30am for St Cajetan parish church, Ħamrun, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 9am, followed by interment at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

 

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