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Koury, Nasseeb

 Nasseeb George “Skip” Koury, a longtime resident of Westwood, died Wednesday, January 9th at Baypointe Nursing Home in Brockton. He was 95. Skip was born February 22, 1923 in Boston, Massachusetts, one of the seven children of Peter Simon and Mary (Sarkis) Koury, immigrants from Lebanon.  He served in the US Army for three years during World War Two.  Skip is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Diana A. (Hamaty); and his dear children, Gail Bumpus of Walpole, and Stephen G. Koury, and his wife Elaine, of Randolph. He was the proud grandfather of Stephanie Purtell, Michael Brown, Eileen Koury, and Ashley Brown, and loving great grandfather of Weston and Whitney Purtell, and Katherine and Allison Brown.  He was the brother of George and Peter Koury, both of Albuquerque, NM, Lillian Deeb of NY, and the late Lorraine Mogab, Linda Hakeem and Joseph Koury. He enjoyed oil painting, collecting headline newspapers, and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visiting hours will be held Monday, Jan 21st from 4-7 pm at the Folsom Funeral Home, 649 High St., Westwood. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral Tuesday at 10:30 am at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will be held Tuesday at 2:30 pm at the National Cemetery at Bourne. Donations to the New England Center for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108 or at would be appreciated.  

Guestbook Entries

  1. Steve Koury
    January 14th, 2019 | 10:33 am

    Thank you for being the best Dad ever! Your caring, kindness, love, and laughter will be remembered always. You made me the man I am today and I will always cherish our many years together. I love you very much! Love always, Steve

  2. Steve Elliott & Family
    January 14th, 2019 | 11:05 am

    Steve, Elaine, Gail & Mrs. Koury — So truly sorry to hear about your father! Prayers and Blessings for you all!!

    Steve, Margaret and family

  3. Stevan Brown
    January 14th, 2019 | 6:36 pm

    Dear Gail Marie and Family –

    It is with a heavy heart that the Brown family offers their collective condolences and heartfelt prayers in the loss of Skip. Please know that our thoughts are with you each as are our blessings for strength during this difficult period – with much love, as always –

    Steve & Family

  4. Peter & Catherine Dangoia
    January 15th, 2019 | 4:13 pm

    Steve and Elaine, The Dangoia family sends our deepest sympathy to you and your family. You are in our hearts and prayers. Sending you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

  5. January 15th, 2019 | 8:31 pm

    Steve. Elaine,Gail & Diana Pat and I were very sad to hear about skips death. we will pray for all of you during this time of sorrow.skip is with god and he will always be in your hearts every day. we love you all and give you our blessings.

    Mike & Pat Grasso & Family.

  6. Gail
    January 16th, 2019 | 10:39 pm

    Dad my Angel
    …..the most precious thing for me was you being
    There for my first breath, and me being there for
    Your last dad…..Standing on your feet when I was
    Small and dancing around the living room, you

    Buying me my very first record album, Ricky Nelson!
    Walking me down the aisle….and all the best
    Memories before and after……I miss you daddy❤️

  7. Sam and Cindy Pappas
    January 18th, 2019 | 12:11 pm

    Our deepest condolences for the loss of your beloved husband, father and grandfather.May he rest in eternal peace.

    Sam and Cindy

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