Charles A. Abdelahad
PAWTUCKET - Charles A. Abdelahad, 95, passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on Friday, March 28, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Nora (Amir) Abdelahad for 65 years. Born in Boston, he was a son of the late Assad and Ramza (Bargoot) Abdelahad.
Charles worked as an insurance agent at Prudential for over 15 years until his retirement many years ago. He was a founding member of what is now known as the Fellowship of St. John the Divine for the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America and served on many committees at St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, Pawtucket. Charles was the Chairman of the Purchasing Board for the City of Pawtucket for over ten years and also served on other various committees and boards over the years. He was an avid sports fan and closely followed all the New England and Boston sports teams.
Besides his loving wife, Charles leaves three children, Elaine Agaty and her husband, Charles of Pawtucket, Sandra Matook and her husband, George of Johnston and Rev. Michael Abdelahad and his wife, Selma of Worcester; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three siblings.
VISITATION will begin on Tuesday at 9 a.m. in St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, 249 High St., Pawtucket, followed by Services at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the Church will be appreciated. Arrangements are with WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, Pawtucket. TRIPPFUNERALHOME.com
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