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January 24, 2013

William A. Samaha, 80

Haverhill — William A. Samaha, 80, of Haverhill passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Lawrence General Hospital.

He was born in Plymouth, NH on July 9, 1932, son of the late Abdelnour and Madeline Samaha.

William is survived by his wife of 51 years Margaret (Arakelian) Samaha, his two sons Peter W. Samaha and his fiancée Kristin Karampatsos of Haverhill, and Mark A. Samaha and his wife Susan of Haverhill, four grandchildren Jillian, Nicholas, Lauren and Christian Samaha, his sister Victoria Ames of Nashua, NH as well as several nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Najla Lockhart and Emile Samaha.

ARRANGEMENTS: His calling hours were held on Saturday, Jan. 19th at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St. Haverhill. At the family’s request, funeral services and interment were private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the ICU Dept at Lawrence General Hospital, One General St. Lawrence, MA 01841.

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