The Malta Independent 19 January 2020, Sunday

Popular Gozitan character Patrick il-Hanfusa passes away

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 12:42 Last update: about 3 months ago

Patrick Grima, who made a name for himself in the 1990s by being elected to the Victoria local council as leader of the Hard Rock Party, died in his residence today, Newsbook reports.

He was 62 years old, and was found dead in his residence in Mons Luigi Vella Street at 10am.

Grima, known as Patrick il-Hanfusa, was a popular character in Gozo and had been elected in 1994 in the first count.

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He was also among the personalities who found their place in the Gozitan crib that is exhibited each year in St George’s Square.

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