Souad Muneyyirci Mallouh, of Hopkinton passed away on April 12. She was 88 years old.
Souad was an avid cook, specializing in Arabic food. She was happiest cooking for, and surrounded by, her loving family.
She was the dear and devoted wife of the late Ibrahim Mallouh; and loving mother of Dr. Suheil Mallouh and wife Hanna, Malak Mallouh and wife Mishel Alkass, and Jacqueline Mallouh and husband George Elias, all of Montreal, as well as Dr. Joseph Mallouh and wife Rima of Hopkinton, and Dr. Abboud Mallouh and wife Mary of Bedford. She was the cherished grandmother, “tete,” of 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, and dear sister of Turkan Muneyyirci, Elias Arnett, and Dr. John Arnett, all of New York, and the late Sophi Arnett and Sabiha Muneyyirci. She also is survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Souad’s funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 18, at 11 a.m. at St. Matthews Syriac Orthodox Church, 149 Park Street, West Roxbury. Visiting hours will be held Monday, April 17, from 5-8 p.m. at the Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home, 8 Spring Street (at the corner of Centre Street), West Roxbury. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.
There will be no procession from the funeral home on Tuesday morning. Please go directly to the church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Souad’s memory may be made to the church.
Souad will be laid to rest at The Gardens Cemetery on Baker Street in West Roxbury.
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