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Memory Eternal! + Nicola Haddad

Englewood, NJ — June 13, 2018

"I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live." (John 11:25)

We are saddened to inform you of the passing into eternal life of Mr. Nicola Haddad, father of Archdiocese Board Member Ms. Darlene Haddad, who reposed in the Lord at the age of 88 on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Funeral arrangements are listed below.

Nicola died peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by his family. Born December 19, 1929 in Salt, Jordan to Deifallah and Fathiah Haddad, he was the beloved husband for nearly fifty years of Yasmin Haddad, the loving father of Nick Jr. (Rana), Nancy (Nabil) Khoury, Donna (George) Conopeotis, Darlene, and Michael; proud grandfather (Jiddo) of Jennifer, Dina, Hala, Haya, Linda, Diana, Nicholas, Albert, Amanda, Theodore, Alexandra and Katherine; caring brother to Jameel Haddad and Nada Khalifeh, and the late Tamam Nasser and late Iteiwi and Fadwa Haddad. He is also survived by his loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.

Nick was one of the founders of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Cicero, IL. He immigrated to America at the age of 20 and started out with nothing, but he worked hard, started his own business, educated his children, and lived the American Dream.

Funeral arrangements for Nicola are as follows:

Visitation: Thursday, June 14, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Funeral Service: Thursday, June 14,  7:00 PM at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 1220 S. 60th Court, Cicero, IL 60804-1005

Trisagion and Burial Service: Friday, June 15, 10:30 AM at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, Cicero, IL. Burial at Elmwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church.

May the soul of our dear Nicola rest in peace and may his memory be eternal!