Obituary for Ibrahim Gourges
Ibrahim Gourges, of Allentown, passed away on November 24th at the age of 88. He was born in Ain Raheb, Syria to the late: Nekleh and Katour (Nadour) Gourges and has been married to his loving wife Haloun (Ishak) for 74 years. Ibrahim had been a painter and designer for 17 years and in 1963 he became a Catholic Priest, retiring in 2001.
Survivors: Wife: Haloun, Sons: Michael and wife Amal, George and wife Nadia, Samir and wife Lina, Joseph and wife Shadia, Elias and wife Rowaa. Daughters: Samira and husband Kamil, Georgette and her late husband Nader, Soad and husband Marwan, Samla and husband Anwer, Katherine and husband Hassan. He is also survived by the family of his late sister Salma Kahouf. 28 Grandchildren and 19 Great Grandchildren.
Services: A viewing will be held on Wednesday November 29th from 9:00-11:00 AM to be followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00AM, both will be at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Allentown