BURLINGTON - Mr. Marshall Paul Koury, 88, of 2521 Pineway Drive, died at his residence Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 3:42 p.m.
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A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Rosemary C. Koury, who survives, and the son of John A. Koury and Edna Jureidini Koury, both deceased.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving as Staff Sergeant. He was the retired owner and operator of Koury's Dress Shop. Marshall was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and a former member of the Burlington Rotary Club where he was a Paul Harris Fellow.
In addition to his wife of the home, survivors include a son, Marshall Paul "Mike" Koury Jr. of Burlington; daughter, Paula Koury Lewis and husband Jack of High Point; grandson, Jack Lewis III; two brothers, Ernest A. Koury and wife Marie of Elon and Maurice John Koury and wife Anne of Burlington; and two sisters, Selva Lewis of Raleigh and Pauline Akras of St. Augustine, Fla.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Dr. George Koury.
The funeral service will be conducted at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church on Friday, April 11, 2014, at 11 a.m. by Father Briant Cullinane, OFM Conv. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Burlington on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Mr. Koury's primary caregiver, Cindy Pearson, for her care and compassion for the past four-and-a-half years.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com
Rich and Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service
306 Glenwood Ave.
Burlington, NC 27215
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Apr. 9 to Apr. 10, 2014