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Rowayda E. Shekif

Rowayda E. Shekif, 59, of Whitehall passed away August 23rd at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of George Nastah. Born in Mishtayeh, Syria, she was a daughter of the late Elias Shekif and Jamila Saliby. She co-owned a garment factory in Allentown for many years with her husband George.

She is survived by her husband; son Ali Nastah; daughters Christine, Lora and Michline Nastah; sister Isaf; brothers George, Monzer, Nabil and Marwan; ten grandchildren and extended family. She was predeceased by her sister Najah Hajal.

Services: Viewing Saturday, August 26th starting at 10:00 a.m. at St. George Orthodox Church, 1011 Catasauqua Ave., Allentown. Burial following at Laurel Cemetery, Whitehall. Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.