The funeral of 13-year-old Gabriel Vella was held on Saturday afternoon outside the Qala Parish Church in Gozo.
On Thursday, Puttinu Cares wrote: “Speechless and tearful over the loss of sweet angel Gabriel. We will never forget you, you were a great example to everyone. Take care of your whole family from heaven above”.
Heartfelt tributes and messages of condolences poured in on social media. Among those who have expressed their condolences were former Minister for Gozo Justyne Caruana and Opposition spokesperson for Gozo and MP Chris Said.