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Edmund M. Kouri

November 15, 1922 ~ March 23, 2019 (age 96)
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Edmund Kouri, of Boca Raton, Fla. fell asleep in the Lord on March 23rd, 2019 at Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

He was born in Worcester, Mass. to Lebanese immigrants, Alex and Sadie Kouri. Edmund is a veteran of World War II and successfully owned and operated his family's Department Store, A.M. Kouri Co. in Webster, Mass. Following his retirement and the closing of the store in the mid 1990's, Edmund continued to work in retail at various department stores in southern Florida.

He enjoyed working, attending church services and time with friends and family. He actively served his community through faith-based and civic engagement, and showed respect and kindness to all. He was a member of St Ignatius Orthodox Church of Boca Raton, Fla., and St George Orthodox Church in Worcester, Mass.  He was a devoted husband, brother, son, father and grandfather. He did not hesitate to help anyone in need. 

He is survived by his wife Grace, his children Fr. Alexis Kouri and his wife Anna Kouri (Trull) of Louisville, Ky. and his daughter Karen Harwood (Kouri) and her husband Theodore Harwood of Highland Beach, FL.; his two sisters Vi Massad and Lorraine Lian and her husband Joseph Lian; brother-in-law Ronald Abdow; sisters-in-law Rose Meshaka, Violet Saidnawey, Gloria Cahaly; his beloved grandchildren Natasha, Dimitri, Justin & Joshua; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Edmund is predeceased by brothers William and Paul Kouri, and his sisters Lily Corey and Glay Abdow.

Viewing will be held at Glick Funeral Home, 3600 N.Federal Hwy, Boca Raton, Fla. Tuesday, March 26th from 3pm-7pm with the Trisagion memorial service at 6:45pm. 


Funeral Services in Massachusetts are as follows:

Thursday March 28th 4-7 
Mercadante Funeral Home
370 Plantation Street 
Worcester MA 01605


Friday March 29th 11:00am
St George Orthodox Cathedral 
30 Anna St
Worcester MA 01604


Followed by Interment
at Hope Cemetery 
119 Webster St
Worcester Ma 01603


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