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Barsoum, Boulos P. RENSSELAER Boulos P. Barsoum, 84, of Rensselaer died Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Albany Medical Center. Boulos was born in Cairo, Egypt; he went to the University of Cairo, The College of Saint Rose and SUNY Albany, earning his master's degrees in library science and African American studies. He was a senior librarian for the Albany Public Library and then at N.Y.S. Dept. of Corrections. Boulos loved to read and loved to spend time with his family; he adored his grandchildren and they were his life. He was predeceased by his five brothers and sisters. Boulos is survived by his wife of 54 years, Samira M. (Rasan) Barsoum; two daughters, Suzette (Scott) Baker and Eva Barsoum; and a son, Bahaa (Miriam) Barsoum. He was the proud grandfather of Saree, Mia, Caleb, Annabella Barsoum and Jacob and Shane Baker. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral at 4 p.m. on Sunday in the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Inc. 165 Columbia Tpke., Rensselaer. Friends may attend his calling hours in the funeral home on Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rensselaer. The family has requested that those who wish to make memorial donations do so to the , 4 Atrium Dr., #100, Albany, NY, 12205.
Published in Albany Times Union from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2018
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