“I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he dies, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. ”John 11:25-26
Marcelle Nagib Rabbat was born on January 7th 1934 in Tanta, Egypt. Wife to Raymond Gibara and mother to Rosemonde, Mona and Dr. Magdy Gibara. Mother in law to Safwat Saweers, Dr. Michael Maxwell and Dr. Maha Mauris. Grandmother to Miriam and her husband Ibrahim Batthish, Randa and her husband Farid Mekhael, George Saweers and his wife Dr.Maral Gabriel; Marie Maxwell and her husband Ayman Zaher, Dr.John Maxwell and his wife Nareman Qodous, Dr.George Maxwell and his wife Christine Journeay, Raymond Maxwell and his wife Vanessa Maxwell and Leena, Raymond and Isaac Gibara. Great grandmother to Mary Rose and Matthew Kamal Batthish; Layla Samira, Elissa Miriam and David Alexander Mekhael; Joseph and Demiana Zaher; Jack and Peter Maxwell; Noah and Michael Saweers. Related to the Damouny and the Behna Families. At age 87, Marcelle Rabbat departed on January 15th 2021 at Milton Hospital, Canada. God had tested her, yet with a smile, she welcomed all challenges big and small. She is a loving and devoted mother and grandmother, always selfless, always praying for all of her children and grandchildren. Fearful of God, she was always focused on the kingdom of heaven. Teta Marcelle will remain forever in our hearts.
Until we meet again, love you Teta.
Funeral mass will be held at Meadowvale Funeral Centre & Cemetery, 7732 Mavis Road, Brampton, ON (905-451-3716) on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021. Visitation will be from 1-2 pm with service to follow at 2-3 pm. Burial will start at 3:00 pm. Due to COVID restrictions, the funeral service will be live streamed. The link will posted on Social Media on Tuesday morning.