Salem, NH — Sami Ash, 56, of Salem, N.H., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Sami was born in Lebanon and was the son of the late Anwar Kach and Sadie (Samaha) Kach of Andover.
Sami was the pride and joy of his family's life. He was the most loving father, husband, brother, son and uncle. Life will not be the same without him. May God forgive all his sins and provide him all the comfort he was missing the last few years while battling his sickness. He will be missed by all.
Besides his mother, Sami is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Mariam (Kassis) Ash of Salem, N.H.; his cherished sons, Marc A. Ash and Paul J. Ash, both of Salem, N.H. He also leaves his loving sisters, Samia Nasr and her husband, Eidnasr of Methuen, Jacqueline Elkache and Randa Elkache, both of Andover. He also leaves his niece, Myriam Efstathiou and her husband, Jason of Boston; and his nephew, Amine Nasr of Somerville.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to gather for his funeral on Saturday, June 7, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Melkite Church, 241 Hampshire St., Lawrence. Interment will follow at United Lebanese Cemetery, Lawrence.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Melkite Church, 241 Hampshire St., Lawrence, MA 01841.
For directions or online condolences, please visit www.cataudellafh.com.