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Joseph G. Nahra

JOSEPH G. NAHRA age 85, beloved husband for 62 years of Najah (nee Hanna); loving father of Imad (wife Beth), Zahi (wife Bobbie Jo), Sanna Abouhassan (husband Joseph), Ziad (wife Karly), Richard (wife Alexis) and Joseph (wife Gina); devoted grandfather of Amie Matlock, Amanda Donaldson (husband Cole), Anthony, Michaella Keglovic (husband Spencer), Zachary, Bethany, Alexander, Andrew, Alexa, Hayden, William, Benjamin, Robert, Dominic and Jason and great-grandfather of Caden, Ethan and Evelyn; cherished son of the late Jerges and Wadad (nee Wakeem); dearest brother of Jackline Selwan (husband Jamil, deceased), Souheil (wife Najat), Antoine (wife Maggie), Fady (wife Therese) and the late Fouad (wife Souad) and Amale Nahra; dear brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle of many.

Joseph came to the US in 1970 where he resided in Cleveland Hts from 1970 – 1976 before settling in Lyndhurst. He attended school in Lebanon and was a carpenter and cabinet maker where he was the owner/operator of his own business. He enjoyed playing cards, golfing, fishing and gardening. Joseph was a very hard-working man that was devoted to his family. He was also social with a great sense of humor and very intelligent, as he spoke 6 different languages. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Joseph to American Lung Cancer Society (CLICK HERE) or St. Maron Catholic Church (CLICK HERE)

Family and friends are requested to meet for a Mass of Christian Burial Friday, May 5, 2023, at St. Maron Catholic Church, 1245 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland at 10:30 AM. Burial following at Knollwood Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Joseph at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID, 4600 MAYFIELD RD. (just east of Green Rd.) THURSDAY 4 – 8 PM with Prayers of Incense at 4:30 pm.

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