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Semaan Haddad, Urgel Bourgie / Athos

Semaan Haddad
1935 - 2021

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Semaan Haddad

On Tuesday March 30th, Semaan Haddad died peacefully at Hôpital de la Cité-de-la-Santé in Laval. He was 86 years old and will be mourned by many family members and friends around the world.

He is survived by his beloved wife Josephine Haddad, his three children: Naila Dorais, Paul Haddad, and May Haddad, and by their families and grandchildren: Marc Dorais, Alexandre Dorais, Mirella Dorais, Leandro Haddad, Nathaly Alferez, and Camille Sabongui. Left to mourn are his dear sisters and brothers: Loris Khoury and family, Alfred Haddad and family, Alice Khoury and family, and Maurice Haddad. He will also be missed by his in-laws, nieces, nephews, and their families; and will be cherished by many friends and extended family members in Lebanon, Canada, Jordan, and the United States.

Semaan lived a very pious life which enabled him to survive many of the difficult challenges that life brought his way. His belief in God throughout the good times, and the bad, was unshakable; his love and loyalty to his wife were unconditional, and his absolute dedication to his children and their families was unwavering. He was known to everyone as an extremely generous and loving man, and was admired and respected for being a man of highest values, morals, and ethics.

Due to Covid restrictions, a private funeral service will be held for immediate family only. We kindly ask all the loving family members and friends to celebrate their memories and their love for this special man at their homes, and in their own personal way. For those who wish to participate remotely and virtually, we intend to broadcast the funeral mass and burial ceremony live on Saturday April 3rd starting 3:00 pm EDT via Facebook (please copy this link and paste it in a browser) https://www.facebook.com/Cathedrale.Melkite/

Should friends desire, contributions (preferred in lieu of flowers) may be sent via e-transfers to Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Melkite in memory of Semaan Haddad to [email protected] and the answer to the security question is: cathédrale

Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Melkite
10025 Boulevard de l'Acadie
Montreal, Quebec
H4N 2S1

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Funeral will take place on April 03, 2021 3:00 PM at the following address: Cathédrale St-Sauveur.

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Messages in memory of Semaan Haddad

Nabil et Monty Antoun
April 06, 2021
À May et à Camille, nos plus sincères condoléances. Monty et Nabil
Maha khoury Saade
April 03, 2021
My deepest condolences to tante Josephine,Nelly,Paul and May and to their families. Rest in peace khalo Semaan..
Leandro Haddad
April 03, 2021
Jedo, I'll always remember your beautiful face, the love you gave to our family, and the wonderful memories that will live in my heart forever. Your legacy will live on through our family. Rest in Peace.
Sam Abs
April 03, 2021
Ammo Semaan, you will be missed. You were a second father to me and I’m sorry I didn’t get the chance to say goodbye. Rest in heaven.
KARINE ZAKHER
April 03, 2021
My sincere condolences to the Haddad family may his soul rest in eternal peace .
Carmen Haddad
April 03, 2021
Dear Ammo Semaan, the love that i have for you in my heart will never go away, even though you are not here with us anymore. It is a big loss to us and to the Haddad’s Family. You have given me sooo much to remember.. your big heart and loving and caring soul! Thank you for all my childhood memories that you filled with much kindness, warmth and generosity. Rest in Peace habibi Ammo Semaan Deepest Condelences to my dearest Tante Zouzou, Nelly Paul and May.
Faust et Georgette Alferez
April 03, 2021
Semaan, ce fut un plaisir de te connaître. Nous regrettons que tu sois parti si tôt. Nous envoyons nos meilleures pensées à ta famille.
Wadid et leila Sabongui
April 03, 2021
Nos sincères condoléances à la famille Haddad. Nos prières vousaccompagnent
Nathalie Sreih
April 02, 2021
Mes sincères condoléances à vos familles respectives. Que son âme repose en paix et sa mémoire reste dans vos coeurs à jamais . Mes pensées sont avec vous .
Polina Benson
April 02, 2021
Semaan’s love will live forever May you find comfort in memories and strength in each other’s love throughout this very difficult time. Paul, Pierre and Polina
Khalil Khoury
April 02, 2021
My sincere condolences to Aunt Josephine, Nelly, Paul, May and to all the family. Khalo Samaan may you rest in peace, you will forever be in our hearts.
Patricia et Jean-Maurice
April 02, 2021
Nos vies ne se sont croisés que quelquefois lors de réunions de famille. Nous nous rappellerons toujours de sa grande gentillesse à notre égard. Semaan était un homme respectueux et intègre. Nous avons été privilégiés de le connaître. Nous avons aussi été témoins de son grand cœur et de son amour pour « Zouzou », ses enfants et petits-enfants. Nous pensons à vous Zouzou, Naila, Paul et May en ces moments de grande tristesse.
Jocelyne Mallouhi
April 02, 2021
Dear khalo, it is sad that we grew apart and didn't have the chance to spend a lot of time with you. Every time i think of you i couldn't but remeber your big heart and kind soul. The time we spent with you in our childhood will always speak of a great person that you were. As you sit in the arms of the Lord we ask you to pray for us. My deepest condolences to the family.
laurice/rima khoury
April 02, 2021
Dearest khalo, it is a great loss to mom and i. you were and will always be remembered as "khayyi semaan w ana" whenever mom talks about your childhood and youth together. and for me, your memory is always related to dad and the good old days we lived in kuwait. even your death happened in the same March month. i'm sure that now you are both in a better place with Jesus where there is no pain nor sadness but an eternal life. may your soul rest in peace. till we meet again... goodbye
Alfred
April 02, 2021
There is not enough time and space to say everything I want to say and feel about my dearest brother Semaan. My memory is full of big and small matters that we enjoyed. My only regret that circumstances forced us apart and now I could not say to him goodbye. His soul is now in heaven resting in peace
Jacqueline khoury el jhajj
April 02, 2021
Khalo 7abibi will never forget your face , your smile, your voice, your good heart . We cant reject god’s will because we believe in god and i believe that your soul now in heaven , with angels and with jesus . Amen
Adele
April 02, 2021
My deepest condolences dear May to you and the whole family. Those we hold close to our hearts never leave us they live on in the love they brought into our lives. May his soul rest in eternal peace
Alice Haddad
April 02, 2021
With deep sadness, I herewith say goodbye to you, my dear brother Semaan. You've always been such a kind hearted brother and father as well. I will never forget you, and will always pray for you. May your good soul be in heaven.. Our sincere condolences.
Carole Kadi
April 02, 2021
My sincerest condolences to the family. May his soul be resting in eternal peace. And may his memory be guiding ur steps always.
Christine
April 02, 2021
Dear Khalo Semaan, Long distances have always kept us apart, but you've always been known for your kind heart and soul. What a big loss for all of us! May your good soul rest in eternal peace.
May
April 02, 2021
Habibi Semaan papa! We miss your presence with us. We wished we still had a chance for one more hug, one more conversation, one more comforting advice, one more meal, one more drive together. You’re resting in a better place now. We pray your Spirit is joyful in heaven. Rest in Peace kind Soul! You will forever be our Guiding Light! Love you dad!

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