September 1, 1933 April 23, 2013 Assaad Michael Abboud passed peacefully into the loving arms of God on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 to join his father (Farid), mother (Angel) and brother (Samir). He was a devoted husband to his beloved wife of 50 years, Aida (nee Massaad), loving father and best friend to Fred (Wanda), Paul, and Ron (Karyn), wonderful grandfather to Ryan, John, Evan and Lily and cherished brother to Victor, Ines and Nabil. He will be fondly remembered by many in-laws, nieces, nephews and wonderful friends. Funeral Friday, April 26th, Saint Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, 2975 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, Ont. at 2pm followed by a mercy meal. Memorial donations can be made to the Ottawa Heart Institute or the Kidney Foundation of Canada.