Cleo <I>Khoury</I> Abdalla

Cleo Khoury Abdalla

Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Death 8 Mar 2006 (aged 92)
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 37308468 · View Source
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A Mass of Christian Burial for Cleo Khoury Abdalla, 92, will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church, with final commendation and farewell prayers in St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery. The Rosary will be recited Thursday at 6 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with visitation until 8 p.m.

Mrs. Abdalla, wife of the late Joseph G. Abdalla, died Wednesday, March 8, 2006. Born in Columbia, she was a daughter of the late Norman and Zakia Asmer Khoury. She was a life-long member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, past president of the Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality of St. Peter's, past president of Providence Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, and past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Syrian Lebanon American Society of Columbia.

She is survived by her son, John A. Abdalla and daughters, Theresa A. Younginer and Dolores A. Abdalla all of Columbia; four grandchildren and their spouses, Michael and Bonnie Younginer, Marc and Didi Younginer, Matthew and Caroline Younginer, and Dr. Erik and Amy Younginer; and seven great-grandchildren; also her sister, Julia K. Shahid of Charleston, S.C.; brothers, Hasham P. Khoury and Dr. Leon J. Khoury, Sr. both of Columbia; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Serving as active pallbearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons, Nicholas Younginer and Christian Younginer. Honorary pallbearers include her nephews, Dr. Norman Khoury, Dr. George Khoury, Dr. Leon Khoury, Eddie Khoury, Dr. John Khoury, Peter Shahid, Alfred Abdalla, Joseph P. Abdalla, and Raymond Abdalla.

The family wishes to thank the staffs of both Oak Leaf Village of Lexington and Life Care Center of Columbia for the wonderful and loving care given to our mother, Cleo. Very special thanks and gratitude to Bessie Hudson and Teresa Hutchison for their years of loving care for Momma Cleo.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Peter's Catholic Church Building Fund, 1529 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29202.

Gravesite Details Her sister, Julia is buried in Holy Cross Cemetery James Island, Charleston, SC


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  • Created by: Yvonne Kanapaux
  • Added: 20 May 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 37308468
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cleo Khoury Abdalla (25 Oct 1913–8 Mar 2006), Find a Grave Memorial no. 37308468, citing Saint Peter's Cemetery, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Yvonne Kanapaux (contributor 46833311) .