Makram F. Abbassi, age 58 passed away March 19, 2011. Makram leaves his loving wife Rima; his cherished children John , Matthew, Amy and Stephanie; his mother Noufeh; six brothers and one sister. Makram is preceded in death by his father Fare Abbasi. Family and friends may gather on Tuesday, March 22, 2001 at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home 8178 Cline Avenue Schererville, Indiana from 5:00pm to 9:00 pm. Funeral Liturgy will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at St. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral 8000 Madison, Merrillville, Indiana at 10:00 AM. Interment Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.