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Mr. Samir N. Issa

April 23, 1934 - August 28, 2017

Samir N. Issa of Vestal

Samir N. Issa, 83, of Vestal passed away peacefully, Monday, August 28, 2017, joining his beloved wife, Elsa. He is survived by his daughter Marie (Chris), sons Amin (Eva) and Lars (Julie), four grandchildren, sister Rose, brother Farah (Lee Chin), aunt Liza, niece Caroline, and nephews Nick, Alfred, Edward, and Michael.

Samir received his undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from American University of Beirut and a MBA from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He retired after working over 25 years as an engineer for IBM Corporation in Endicott. Samir had many hobbies and interests including woodworking and bargain hunting. He was also a Master Mason and belonged to the Metropolitan and Round Hill Lodges F&AM.  

The family wishes to thank all the kind and compassionate caregivers that took care of Samir over the years. 

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Funeral Information

The family will receive friends at Traditions at the Glen, 4101 Watson Boulevard, Johnson City on Wednesday, September 6, from 5 - 7 PM where a celebration of Samir’s life will take place.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Samir's memory to the Elsa B. Issa Memorial Scholarship c/o Binghamton University Foundation Account 20455. Note "In memory of Samir Issa" in the memo section of the check. Mail to: Binghamton University Foundation, PO Box 6005, Binghamton, NY 13902-6005.


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Mr.  Samir N. Issa

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