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Yvonne Farah

YVONNE FARAH (nee Abi-Hassan) age 93, beloved wife of the late Alberto; loving mother of Dolores “Dolly” DeBlase (husband Samuel), Joseph, Josette “Josie”, and the late Edward; devoted grandmother of Patrick and Paul DeBlase and great-grandmother of Katherine.

Yvonne was born on November 24, 1923 in Beirut, Lebanon and passed away on November 8, 2017. She was a resident of University Heights since 1959, formerly of Cleveland Heights. Yvonne was a member of St. Maron Catholic Church and Gesu Catholic Church where she sang in the choir. She was a member of the Lebanese Syrian Woman’s Junior League and volunteered to cook and bake at St. Maron Catholic Church. Yvonne attended school in Lebanon and was a homemaker, seamstress and translator for the Cleveland Clinic. She loved gardening, sewing, baking, cooking and was an avid reader. Yvonne also enjoyed being the hat and coat check lady at the Guard House Restaurant. She will be remembered most as an outgoing, social, giving, and generous woman who loved life. Yvonne was selfless, hardworking, independent, funny and witty. She will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Yvonne to Great Lakes Hospice, 1530 West Market Street, Akron, OH 44313 or the St. Maron Building Fund, 7800 Brookside Rd, Independence, OH 44131.

Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 11 AM at St. Maron Catholic Church, 1245 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Yvonne at THE CHURCH THURSDAY MORNING 10-11 AM. Arrangements by THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID, 4600 MAYFIELD RD. (just east of Green Rd.).

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  1. Victor G.Hayes :

    To family Farah my prayers are with you ,symphty are with you.I lost my mother two years this month,my uncle one year this month,my companion pet two years in January .I know the lost. no closure the door stays doint want it to close.Mrs Farah will always always be with you,guiding you with the wisdom,strengh as you continue in life journey .She will be there.God bless your entire family,and yes family member Hennessy.

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