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John A. Faris

John Abraham Faris, age 63, of Whitehall passed away July 26 at Lehigh Valley Hospice. He was the husband of Amal Bitar for 29 years. Born in Syria, he was a son of the late Abraham and Nizha Faris.
He is survived by his wife Amal; son Steven; daughters Natalie, Nadine and Nicole; sisters Mona Jarrah and Jammily Hadeed; brothers Mounzer Faris, Jamil Hadeed, Tony Faris and Aziz Faris; his wife's parents Abdallah and Nouhad Bitar; brother in law Talal Bitar and sister in law Majd Nassar; nieces and nephews.
Services: viewing Tuesday, July 31 at Immaculate Conception Church, 501 Ridge Ave., Allentown starting at 9:00 a.m. with funeral service at 11:00. Interment at Garden of Peace Cemetery, Whitehall. Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.