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Youssef Azar

 Youssef Azar, 78, of Allentown, died Feb. 25 at Lehigh Valley Hospital.  He was the husband of Zouhira (Safi) Azar, they were married 58 years.  Born in Amar, Syria, he was a son of the late Abraham and Jaouhara Azar.  He worked for the City of Allentown for many years in the streets department, and was a member of St. George Orthodox Church, Allentown.

Survivors:  wife Zouhira; sons Nazih and wife Huda, Maurice and wife Rosina, George and wife Najwa; daughters Laurice Azar and husband Mehdi, Naziha Elias and husband Joseph E., Georgette Ruffino and husband Joseph R.; 18 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
  viewing on Thursday (tonight) from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. George Orthodox Church, 1011 Catasauqua Ave., Allentown.  Viewing also 10 to 11 a.m. Friday in the church followed by funeral service at 11:00.  Entombment at Grandview Mausoleum.  Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown. 
Contributions to the church's building fund.