Mother and son to have joint funeral

Fr Eric Overend and his mother Carmen will have a joint funeral on Wednesday morning.

The well-loved Parish Priest of Zejtun, Fr Eric, 47, died shortly after being admitted to hospital on Sunday. His mother died on Friday.The funeral is set to leave Mater Dei tomorrow afternoon and should arrive at Zejtun parish church at 5 p.m. A prayer vigil will start at 9 p.m.

The two Zejtun bands will participate in a cortege at 8 a.m. on Wednesday and Mass will be said at 10 a.m. by Auxiliary Bishop Charles J Scicluna.

Archbishop Paul Cremona will lead the last prayers and blessing.

 

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