YONKERS,NY — Amameh Sayegh passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 surrounded by her beloved children and their families. She was born in Ermamin, Jordan and migrated to the United States with her late husband Elias Shehadeh in 1970. Amameh was a devoted parishioner of St. Mary’s Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers, New York. She was predeceased by her sons’, Farouk (Amal) Shehadeh, Dr. Naseem (Christine) Sayegh and her daughter Farial (Raji) Al- Hindi. Also, she was a devoted mother to Jack (Lourans) Sayegh, Osama (Lisa) Sayegh, Sami (Donna) Sayegh, Fadia (Talal) Sayegh, Nadia Shehadeh, Kafa (Issa) Hasso, and Sana (Nader) Sayegh. She is survived by thirty-four grandchildren, thirty-one great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter. Amameh is also predeceased by her brother Ibrahim Hasso as well as her sisters Tamam Sayegh and Eideh Hasso. She is survived by her sisters Helena Hasso and Muntaha Hasou. Amamah was the matriarch of her family, having provided strong family values which have been exemplified by her family’s enduring commitment to their communities and families. Her passing is a tremendous loss for all who knew her and she will be missed.
Services are as follows:
Whalen & Ball – 168 Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY Tuesday, October 8, 2019
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
St. Mary’s Good Shepherd Catholic Church – South Broadway, Yonkers, NY Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery then;
Mercy Meal at Westchester Manor- Saw Mill River Road, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
The family will receive condolences at 65 Harvard Avenue Monday–Sunday starting at 5:00 PM.
3rd and 9th Memorial Service to be held on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at St. Mary’s Good Shepard Church at 12:30pm.