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 - Retired Syrian Pastor Succumbs The Very Rev....
Retired Syrian Pastor Succumbs The Very Rev. Basilios G. Mahfouz, Mahfouz, who retired a year ago as pastor of St. George Syrian American American Orthodox. Church because of illness, died at 7:30 o'clock last evening at St. Anthony's Hospital. His age was 69. The family home is at 2423 Spruce Street. A native of Damascus, Syria, the Rev. Mr. Mahfouz came here two years ago to serve the St. George Church, having previously had a pastorate at Beckley. W. Va. He was ordained to the priesthood priesthood in October, 1917, in Springfield. Springfield. Mass.. and was elevated to archpriest in April, 1928, in Boston. Boston. Surviving are the widow. Takla; a son, George Mahfouz of Dayton, Ohio: a brother, John Mahfouz of Montreal, Quebec, Canada: a sister, sister, Mrs. Fotine Zakaib of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, and two granddaughters. The body was taken to the Callahan Callahan Funeral Home. at

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  1. The Terre Haute Star,
  2. 01 Feb 1958, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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