Nassif Elias Rizk MATTHEWS - Nassif Elias Rizk, born in Beirut, Lebanon, on October 5, 1924, went to be with the Lord on June 7, 2014. Nassif immigrated to the beloved United States in 1976. He previously worked for 30 years for M.E.A. Airlines in Lebanon as an Aircraft Engineer. He was a self-made man, and will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him. Nassif is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Soumaya; sons Elie, Tony, and Michel Rizk; daughter Hoda, and her husband Dr. Greg Bracewell; grandchildren Chady and Jennifer Rizk, Stephen and Susana Bracewell. Visitation will be held at St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Church, 5108 Kuykendall Road, Charlotte on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, from 10-11 a.m., and funeral service beginning at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Nektarios Building Fund, 5108 Kuykendall Road, Charlotte, NC 28270, or to Maronite Mission of Charlotte, P.O. Box 49327, Charlotte, NC 28277. Arrangements are under the care of Heritage Funeral Home, Weddington Chapel. An online guestbook is available at www.heritagecares.net.
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Published in Charlotte Observer on June 9, 2014