Peacefully with his loving family on December 6, 2012 at 84 years of age.  Loving husband of Ann (nee Jacob-Zakaria).  Cherished father of Rene Saad and husband George, Eva Jones and husband Mick, Theresa Pagnotta and husband Aldo, Maggie Beneteau and husband Paul, and John P. Semaan and wife Nelly.

Proud Gidu/grandfather of Alan, Christine, Meagan, Christopher, Christine, Jake, Chantal, Paul, Annie, Melanie, and John.  Great Grandfather of Christian, and Lucas.

Reunited with his late siblings Joseph, Evelyn, Morris, Paul, and Hanna.  He was involved in the Maronite Catholic Lebanese Community including in his church and the Leamington Lebanese Club.  A special thank you to the Doctors, nurses and staff of Met. Hospital and Hotel Dieu Hospital.

Visitation Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Prayers Friday evening at 8pm. Funeral Saturday 9:15am from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Charbel Church (1010 Highway #3) for Mass at 10:00am. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a Mass donation at

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