ABOU-AKROUCHE, Houssein Mahmoud It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved brother and uncle Houssein Mahmoud Abou-Akrouche (Sam) on December 19. We ask God the merciful to accept Houssein into paradise. A prayer will be held at 12:00 pm on Monday, December 22 at the Ottawa Mosque, 249 Northwestern Ave (off Scott Street) and the burial to follow at the Pinecrest Cemetery on Baseline Road. Paying respect is planned as follows: between 6pm - 9pm on Saturday, December 20 and Monday, December 22 at: Houssein's brother Adnan's home, 1230 Rideau Bend, Manotick ON; and between 5pm -9pm on Sunday, December 21 at the Kelly Funeral Home, 585 Somerset St. West. Verily, to God we belong and to Him we return.