Departure of Mr. Refat Samuel

22 Oct

“Well done, good and faithful servant; you were faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.” (Matthew 25:21)

With full assurance of the resurrection, we join with the angels in the procession of the soul of our beloved friend and servant Mr. Refat Samuel to the heavenly Kingdom who rested in the Lord late last night October 22, 2018 at Sunnybrook Hospital.

Mr. Samuel is survived by his wife Renee, and children Andrew (wife Deidre), Timothy and Christian. Also, his siblings Adel, Samia, Nabil, Ashraf, Maged, Mother Cecilia, and Sabry.

Lord willing, visitation service will be held on Wednesday, October 24th:

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM                   Memorial Prayer
8:30 PM – 10:00 PM                 Condolences in the Banquet Hall

Thursday, October 25th:

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM                Divine Liturgy
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM              Funeral Service

Services will be held at:

St. Maurice & St. Verena Coptic Orthodox Church
3300 Highway 7 East,
Markham, Ontario
L3R 5N9

In lieu of flowers, Refat’s family would like you to donate to either the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation or to SMSV. https://cholangiocarcinoma.org/

May our Lord rest his righteous soul in the paradise of joy.