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Rose Solomon Zakour Obituary
Zakour, Rose Solomon

Rose Solomon Zakour, 85 of Ithaca passed away on July 5, 2014 at Cayuga Ridge nursing home surrounded by family and friends. Rose was born in Canonsburg, PA on March 2, 1929 and graduated from Canonsburg High school in 1946. She then entered the work force. Rose worked at Cornell University for 25 years. She also enjoyed traveling and football. Rose saw the Pyramids in Egypt on the back of a camel and was caught in a sandstorm on the Nile River. She also attended two Super Bowl games. Rose is survived by her brother, Joseph (Bobbie) Solomon of Pittsburgh, PA; daughter, Kristi Jones of Ithaca; a son, Ted (Nancy) Zakour of King Ferry, NY; four grandchildren, Tomas, Santos, Nicole Jones, and Sarah Zakour; and several nieces and nephews. Rose is preceded in death by her parents Shafika and John Solomon, her brother David Solomon, and husband Ted Zakour. A memorial service will be held on Thursday July 10 at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers donations in Rose's memory may be directed to Hospicare of Tompkins County, 172 E. King Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850.



Published in Ithaca Journal on July 8, 2014
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