Dentist Herbert Messina-Ferrante passed away on Sunday night. Messina-Ferrante had battled cancer for the past 15 years.
As a dentist, he was well known. He has also served as a Local Councillor at Ħ’Attard on behalf of the Nationalist Party and was also President of APAN within PN.
President Emeritus George Abela had appointed him as a member of the National Order of Merit.
“Hell on earth”
PN MEP hopeful Dione Borg described Messina-Ferrante as a gentleman, recalling that lately he had told him that he was in great pain which he had likened to “hell on earth”.