PAWTUCKET - Nicolas El-Khaouli, 64, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 3, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Fatat (Selfany) El-Khaouli for forty-one years.
Born in Beirut, Lebanon, a son of the late Fouad and Mariam El-Khaouli, he came to the United States in 1993 and settled in Pawtucket. Nicolas was a member and Subdeacon at St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, and was a member and Past Grand Master of the Rising Sun Lodge No. 30, East Providence.
Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, Fouad El-Khaouli of Cranston and Pierre El-Khaouli of Saugus, MA; a daughter, Pascale El-Khaouli in Florida; four grandchildren, Nicholas, Elyan, Joy and Nicole. He is the brother of Pierre, Jasmine and Dolly El-Khaouli.
Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, 249 High St., Pawtucket. VISITATION WILL BE HELD IN THE CHURCH on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. Please omit flowers, memorial gifts to St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, 249 High St., Pawtucket, RI 02860 will be appreciated. Arrangements are with William W. Tripp Funeral Home, Pawtucket.