Aneese Mina Mukhar, age 76, of Liberty Hill, Texas, formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, entered everlasting life on Wednesday, September 5, 2012, from the comfort of his home.
Family and friends were invited to Ramsey Funeral Home in Georgetown for a time of visitation on Monday, September 10. A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, at St. John the Forerunner Orthodox Church, 800 W. Park St., Cedar Park, Texas, with Fr. Aidan Wilcoxson officiating. Interment followed at the Weir Cemetery, in Weir, Texas.
Aneese was born, in Palestine, to Mina and Naifeh Mukhar on February 18, 1936. He was raised in a large family with seven other siblings, all of whom he loved very much. He considered himself fortunate to have grown up with a strong sense of family and to have been able to share lifelong memories with his brothers and sisters.
When Aneese settled in America, his first stop was Cleveland, Ohio. His life was instantly changed when he met Viola Smith, and on September 6, 1964, the two were married at St. George Orthodox Church, in Cleveland, OH.
Aneese and Viola were blessed with two daughters, Lisa and Nadia. The family moved to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in 1985. The Mukhars resided in Myrtle Beach for 20 years, before setting their sites on Liberty Hill, Texas. Aneese worked for the Liberty Hill Independent School District and was a member of the St. John Forerunner Orthodox Church. He will be greatly missed, but his love and his legacy will live on through his family.
Aneese was preceded in death by his parents, Mina and Naifeh Mukhar.
To cherish his memory, Aneese leaves behind his wife, Viola Mukhar of Libery Hill, Texas; daughters: Lisa Landry and husband, Ray Landry, and Nadia Mukhar all of Georgetown, Texas; step-grandsons: James Landry and wife Staci of Lorena, Texas; Ryan Landry and wife Summer of Georgetown, Texas; granddaughters: Alyssa Landry and Hannah Landry of Georgetown, Texas; grandson, Aidan Mukhar of Georgetown, Texas and great-grandkids Madilyn, Josilyn, Kailyn and Jaxon; sisters: Futton Khawaja of Ramallah, Israel and Nellie Ajlouny of San Jose, California; brothers: Nick Mukhar, Emil Mukhar, Abraham Mukhar, Samir Mukhar all of Houston, Texas; and Sami Mukhar of Bowie, Maryland; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Wendie’s Wish at www.wendieswish.org, or Scott and White Hospice at www.sw.org.
You are invited to share a message or memory in the memorial guestbook at www.RamseyFuneral.com.