POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Issa Khalil, a Poughkeepsie resident, died Saturday, Nov. 21 at MidHudson Regional Hospital. He was 79.
Khalil was born Jan. 1, 1936, in Irbid, Jordan . He was the son of the late Mansour and the late Sadah (Naser) Khalil. He married Huda Fakhouri in 1964 in Jordan.
He retired from the Jordanian Army and was a member of St. James Antiochian Orthodox Church.
He is survived by his wife, Huda (Fakhouri) Khalil of Poughkeepsie; daughters, Vera Deeb and her husband Issa of Poughkeepsie, daughter Ranya Salem and her husband Salem of Arizona; sons, Hani Khalil and his wife Samar of Poughkeepsie, Haytham Khalil and his wife Areeg of New Mexico, Fadi Khalil and his wife Amanda of New Mexico, Muhanad Khalil and his wife Nadia of Poughkeepsie; nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
There will be a funeral at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. James Antiochian Orthodox Church, Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, Burial will follow at St. Peter's Cemetery in Poughkeepsie.
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