“The Shop In Which He Spent A Big Part Of His Life Will Never Be The Same” – Elia Borg Bonaci Passes Away


Right in the heart of Hamrun stands one of Malta’s oldest Cafeteria. If you ever been there, then we are sure that you remember the warm smile given to all those coming in by the man himself, Elia Borg Bonaci.

Elia, who shared the name with the cafeteria and the company behind it passed away today, as was announced by his niece Jeanette Pace, who shared the news on social media.


Our dear uncle Elia today passed away. He will be sorely missed by family and friends. The shop in which he spent a big…

Publiée par Jeanette Pace sur Mercredi 13 mai 2020


Another niece of Mr Borg Bonaci, Katia said that “there are no goodbyes for us, wherever you are, you will always be in our hearts”

Meanwhile, tributes have already started pouring in on social media, for the smiling ban behind the counter, always ready to help customers out and ensure that they have the best of times in the cafeteria.

Our heartfelt condelences are with all the family and the employees of Elia Caterers at such a difficult time.

Have you ever met Mr Borg Bonaci? Let us know in the comments!

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