Mario DeBattista passes away

RIPFormer Hamrun Spartans Youth Nursery secretary and Luxol St. Andrew’s Nursery administrator Mario DeBattista passed away on Sunday.

Apart from serving at the Hamrun Nursery and more recently at the Luxol Nursery, for over twenty years, DeBattista served in the Council of the Youth FA as a representative of the nurseries and over the past few months as a neutral member.

In a statement, the Youth FA said that his loss will be felt by all within the football family and especially within the youth sector.

“Described by many as a gentleman and a man of principle, he always served his duty with extreme loyalty,” concluded the statement.

The funeral will be held on Tuesday at the St.Gaetan Parish Church in Hamrun at 14:30.

Lord Grant Him Eternal Rest.