Memory Eternal: Jason Zogaib


Fr. George Shalhoub writes:

Beloved in the Lord,

We are saddened to inform you of the falling asleep in the Lord of our son-in-law Jason Zogaib.

For any clergy who will be able to visit with us, we request that you only bring your cassock and purple stole.

For anyone coming to town, we have blocked off rooms at the Courtyard by Marriott (734-462-2000) or the Marriott Hotel (734-462-3100) under St. Mary Church/Shalhoub-Zogaib family. Please call the church office if transportation is needed.

Below is Jason’s obituary. Please note that the burial service will be private.

Condolences may be sent to Harry J. Will Funeral Home at www.harryjwillfuneralhome.com

Jason Zogaib, age 35, of Ann Arbor, Michigan died on March 13, 2009 after a courageous 2 year fight against leukemia. Jason graduated with a bachelor's degree from Siena Heights College. Jason served dutifully as an Ann Arbor Police Officer for over 10 years. Jason also had a passion for sports, having played baseball in college and playing competitive hockey for many years. He loved rooting for the Detroit Red Wings and the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Jason's brightest moments came from his family who loves him very much. He is also survived by the love of his life, his wife Lila (Shalhoub) Zogaib, and the apples of his eye: son Andrew, 5, and daughter Addison, 1. He is also survived by his father Thomas Zogaib; mother, Debra (Addy) Zogaib; brother Joseph (Marie) Zogaib; sister Jessica Zogaib; and grandmothers Evelyn Zogaib and Delores Haas.

Visitation will be Monday from 3-9pm with a Trisagion Service at 7:30pm at the Basilica of St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, 18200 Merriman Road, Livonia, Michigan. Funeral Service Tuesday 10:00am, instate 9:00am at the Church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Thin Blue Line of Michigan, for the benefit of Jason Zogaib; P.O. Box 415, Howell, Michigan 48843 or the St. Mary's Building Fund.

Yours in His Service,

Fr. George and Nouhad Shalhoub