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1945 – Jib Janine, Lebanon
2013 – Calgary, Alberta

Karim Abboud, beloved husband of Minerva Abboud of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at the age of 68 years.

Karim was born June 15, 1945 in Jib Janine, Lebanon. In 1962 he immigrated to Canada from Lebanon and started his life in Calgary, AB. Karim was employed at LaFarge Concrete where he enjoyed working construction. He was a very sociable person.

Karim is survived by his loving wife Minerva; his children, Elias, Lili (George) and Johnny (Tara); his grandchildren, Danny, Shadi, Julie, Aidan and Isaiah; and his great-grandson Joseph. He is also survived by his mother Jameilah; his sisters, Souad and Wadad; and his brothers, Nadim and Salemi.

Karim was predeceased by his father Elias; his sisters, Nouhad and Haji; and his brother Esber.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 7:00p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church (402 Meredith Road N.E.) on Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through In lieu of flowers, donations in Karim’s name may be made to the Rockyview General Hospital Respiratory Care Unit at

In living memory of Karim Abboud, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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