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Ghazi HajjJanuary 9, 1951 ~ September 10, 2017 (age 66)
Ghazi Hajj was born in Falougha, Lebanon, on January 9, 1951. He is the son of Shukrallah and Alice Hajj, and the second of five siblings, Dalal, John, Laila, and Elias. He moved to the United States in 1973 to pursue an engineering degree. Ghazi married the love of his life, Carmen El Hage, in 1981. Together they raised four loving children, Jennifer, Christina, Anthony, and Joseph. He was very proud of his roots and heritage.
Ghazi was a passionate leader who had a generous heart that was bigger than life itself. As a son, brother, husband, father, uncle, and friend, Ghazi selflessly devoted himself to everyone around him. He was a man of principle and a pillar of strength. He dedicated over 20 years of service to his beloved church community, St. Nicholas, where he served as the Parish Council Chairman. Ghazi’s personality and work ethic were distinguished. He had an entrepreneurial spirit that led him to grow businesses all over the country; he received many leadership awards throughout his career.
Ghazi went to the Lord on September 10, 2017, in the presence of his loving family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Ghazi’s memory to the St. Nicholas Melkite Catholic Church Building Fund. Please mail donations to St. Nicholas Melkite Church, 5715 Lake Ida Road, Delray Beach, Florida 33484.
Wake and funeral services will be at St. Nicholas Melkite Church.
Sunday, September 17th
· Viewing Time: 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Monday, September 18th
· Viewing Time: 10:30 am – 11:00 am
· Funeral Service Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Interment, September 18th
· Time: 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
· Location: Boca Raton Cemetery, 449 SW 4th Ave, Boca Raton, Florida 33432
Mercy meal to follow.
Directions to the viewing and funeral service at St. Nicholas Church in Delray Beach: From I-95, exit west on Atlantic Avenue to Military Trail. Turn right on Military Trail, Left on Lake Ida Road, and the church will be on the right-hand side across from the Atlantic Complex. Note: GPS directions may not be accurate.
Directions to the Boca Raton Cemetery: From I-95, exit east on Palmetto Park Road. Take Palmetto Park Road to NW 4th Ave and turn right. The burial will be on the west (or right) side of the street.
Professional arrangements by:
Gary Panoch Funeral Home
6140 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33487