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Sameer Assad

Sameer John Assad was born on February 9th,1962 and passed away on June 24th 2011 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg.  He was the son of Lawahiz (Alkhal) Assad and the late John Ray Assad.  He was loved by all who knew him. His familiar smile, his friendly manner, and his love for people will be greatly missed.  He was a fan of New York Giants and anything Penn State.  He enjoyed playing miniature golf, bowling and taking pictures.  He was a participant in the Access Life Services Program and Step by Step.  Mr. Assad was an active member of St George Orthodox Church, Allentown.
Survivors:  Sameer is survived by his mother; his brother George, his brother Abraham and wife Lisa, his sister Mary and husband Thomas Pavlick; his nephews John Assad and Joshua Assad Pavlick; his niece Kate Assad, all of whom he loved very much.
Services:  Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, at St. George Orthodox Church, 1011 Catasauqua Ave., Allentown.  Viewing will be held 6-9 p.m. Monday in the church, as well as 10-11 a.m. Tuesday.  The Assad family is being served by the Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.

Contributions:  primarily to St. George Church, or Step by Step.