Harith “Harry” Awdish

AWDISH, Harith “Harry” – of Grand Blanc, age 61, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at his residence. A Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church with burial to follow at St. John Catholic Cemetery. Rev. Fr. Andrew Czajkowski, celebrant.

Harry was born in Baghdad, Iraq on March 23, 1959, the son of the late Salem S. and Victoria K. (George) Awdish. He married Francesca D. Ragnone on November 19, 1983 at All Saints Catholic Church. He graduated with a Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan-Flint, he worked for General Motors for 42 years. He has served as a volunteer at Dort Financial Credit Union since August 1991 – an amazing 29 years.  While at Dort, he served on the credit and supervisory committee, and spent 13 years as Chairman of the Board of Directors. 

Harry is survived by his wife, Francesca; Children, Vanessa Awdish (Gerald Sahagun) San Diego, CA., Anthony Awdish (Samantha) Boston, MA., Siblings Zina Victor (Cliff), Issmat (Luke) Awdish (Halla), and Maha Paulus (Wail). Sister-in-Laws Phyllis Byers (Ken), Cathy Ragnone (Ken Bancroft), Brother-in-Law, Dante Ragnone (Leslie) and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents Salem and Victoria Awdish and In-Laws Dante and Catherine Ragnone.