February 10, 2007
February 10, 2007
Shaheen Archpriest George F. ?? ?Archpriest George F. Shaheen, fell asleep peacefully in the Lord, February 10, 2007 at Heartland Holly Glen.? He was born March 29, 1926 to George and Mary (Corey) Shaheen in Canton, Ohio.? He was ordained to Holy Priesthood on January 31, 1960 in Montreal, Quebec and served the self ruled Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese humbly and faithfully for 47 years.? He served the Orthodox community of Toledo from 1960 to 1970 and 1985 to 1992. ??? ?Surviving is his loving, dedicated, wife of 48 years, Marguerite (Haddad) Shaheen; children, Christina (Archpriest John) Reimann of Los Angeles, CA, Lorraine (John) Daher of Tampa, FL, Fr. Michael (Adma) Shaheen of Montreal, Quebec, Fr. Fred (Michelle) Shaheen of Cedar Rapids, IA; 9 grandchildren; sister, Sadie Shaheen of Canton, OH; and several nieces and nephews who will deeply miss him.? He was preceded in death by his brothers, Archbishop MICHAEL Shaheen and George Shaheen. ?? ?Friends are invited to visit from 7:00 to 9:00pm Thursday (with Trisagion Prayers) and from 1:00 to 4:00pm and 7:00 to 9:00pm Friday ( Priests burial service Friday evening) in St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral 3754 Woodley Road, Toledo, Ohio 43606, where Saturday morning there will be 9:00am Matins, 10:00am Hierarchical Divine Liturgy presided by His Grace, Bishop MARK Maymon followed by the funeral service.? Interment in Toledo Memorial Park.? In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral. ?? ?The Shaheen family wishes to thank Drs. Stockard, Shapiro, Afoladi, Maya and the staffs at St. Anne and Heartland Holly Glen for the loving care. ?? ?Arrangements entrusted to Ansberg-West funeral directors.? Online condolences may be sent to www.ansberg-west.com
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