Baptized Rosa Custo, Sister Viviana was born on June 23, 1938, in the Village of Għarb on Gozo Island which is part of the island-nation of Malta in the Mediterranean Sea. She was the second of nine children born to Joseph and Anna (Mercieca) Custo. The Constitution of Malta establishes Catholicism as the state religion and it is also reflected in various elements of Maltese culture.
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In remembrance of our dear aunt whom we dearly miss.Joe Portelli and family
Our Adrian Dominican cemetery with its circular headstones is a beautiful place of rest for women who gave their lives in service to God—and a peaceful place for contemplation and remembrance.
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We invite you to meet some of the wonderful women who have recently crossed into eternity.