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Adnan Karkour PhD
February 19, 2019


KARKOUR, Adnan. Passed away after a struggle with illness Tues., Feb 19, 2019 at the age of 77. Loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 40 years Najat Horanieh Karkour. Father of Racha and Majd and a loving grandfather of Naya, Dea, Manar, and Taj. Further survived by his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Adnan will be fondly remembered by his family and friend as the most loving, caring, respectful, thoughtful, decent man, a distinguished Professor of Economics, Dean at The Syrian University of Damascus, champion of human rights and dignity, great scholar and an author of multiple books in business and economics.

Visiting hours will be at the P.E. Murray - F.J. Higgins, George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home 2000 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY on Thursday, February 21st from 5-8 pm. Funeral Service at St. George’s Orthodox Church, 55 Emmonsdale Rd. West Roxbury on Friday, February 22nd at 10am (Please go directly to church). Interment Gardens Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Adnan's memory to St. George’s Orthodox Church 55 Emmonsdale Rd. West Roxbury, MA 02132.

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P. E. Murray - F.J. Higgins - George F. Doherty Funeral Home
2000 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132