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Makram Farag

Makram Farag

Wednesday, October 5th, 1938 - Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Obituary

Makram (Mak) A. Farag
Passed away suddenly on June 27th at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Mak was born in Cairo, Egypt, October 5, 1938 to Atallah and Wadida Farag, graduated from Mechanical Engineering and immigrated to Canada in 1968. Mak graduated from the University of Toronto with a 2nd degree in Industrial Engineering in 1973 and began a long career with General Motors in St. Catharines. He received his MBA from Heriot Watt University in Scotland in 1997. Following a brief and reluctant retirement, Mak eagerly re-entered the workforce as a linguistic analyst with the Communication Security Establishment of Canada in Ottawa.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 43 years Laurice, daughter Gizelle (David), son John-Paul (Erin), his treasured grandchildren Preston, William, and Liliana, brother Samy (Mona), nephew Magdy, and nieces Sally, Sandra, and Maria, and all extended family. Predeceased by his loving parents, and his sister Claire (Francis).
All who knew him, especially his family, friends, colleagues at CSEC, and his GM retiree group in St.Catharines, will miss Mak for his loving spirit, zest for life, generosity, and sense of humour.
Visitation will be held at Marshall Funeral Home ,10366 Yonge St, Richmond Hill on Tuesday, July 2nd from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Funeral service will take place at St. Mary and St. Joseph Coptic Orthodox Church, 11308 Yonge St, Richmond Hill on Wednesday, July 3rd at 12:00pm, followed by burial at Elgin Mills Cemetery,1591 Elgin Mills Rd East, Richmond Hill.Reception will be held at Le Parc, 8432 Leslie Street, Thornhill. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Marshall Funeral Home
    Address
    10366 Yonge Street
    RICHMOND HILL, ON L4C3B8
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  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Marshall Funeral Home
    Address
    10366 Yonge Street
    RICHMOND HILL, ON L4C3B8
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  • Service

    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    St. Mary and St. Joseph Coptic Orthodox Church
    Address
    11308 Yonge Street
    RICHMOND HILL, ON L4S 1K9
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  • Interment

    Location
    Elgin Mills Cemetery
    Address
    1591 Elgin Mills Road East
    RICHMOND HILL, ON
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  • Reception

    Location
    LeParc
    Address
    8432 Leslie Street
    THORNHILL, ON
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Mrs. Sheila Cotton

Posted at 04:27pm
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