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Elias Awad

Elias I. Awad of Allentown, PA. passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. He was 70. Surrounded by his loving wife, Georgette Awad and their children, he lost his battle to Lung Cancer.

Born in Zwaitini, Syria, he was the eldest son of the late Ibrahim and Adla (Allan) Awad. He was an active member of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church. Employed by Wright’s Fabrics for nearly twenty years, he worked tirelessly to support his family.

Survivors: his wife; Daughters, Jennifer, wife of Iyad Alraei of Allentown, PA, Joann, wife of Daymyen Layne of Tucson, AZ, Janice of Allentown, PA; Son, Jason Awad with his wife, Kensey of Gainesville, VA; two grandchildren, Eyan and Zayn Alraei; five brothers, four sisters, and twenty-one nieces and nephews.

Services: Viewing on Wednesday, December 12 starting at 9:30 a.m. at St. George Orthodox Church, 1011 Catasauqua Ave., Allentown, with funeral service beginning at 11:00 a.m.  Interment at Laurel Cemetery, Whitehall.

Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home of Allentown.