Sherif H. Fahmy
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Sherif H. Fahmy
announce his peaceful passing at Neill Hall Shannex, following a ten
year struggle with Parkinsons and a recent
Born in 1943 in Alexandria Egypt, he received his early
education in Alexandria and Manchester England. He immigrated to
Canada in 1975 settling in Fredericton with his wife and young family.
After completing his Master’s degree in Science at UNB in
1982, he worked for the Department of Agriculture Agrifood Canada
until his retirement in 2011.
Sherif was a very proud Canadian, an avid gardener and a
talented expressive watercolorist.
He was a founding member of the Fredericton Multicultural
Association where he also served as president. Sherif also served as
president of the Fredericton Islamic Association.
He is survived by his wife Lorna Flewelling, his daughter
Aisha Fahmy (Stefan Bohnsack), his granddaughter Lexie Olivia, his
stepchildren Azza, Ali, and Bakr and their families, his sister
Perihan and four nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, his first
wife Khadiga in 1991 and his sister Ragia in 2021.
Arrangements have been entrusted to McAdam’s Funeral Home.
Due to Covid restrictions, a celebration to honour Sherif’s
life will take place at a later date.
The family would like to thank Dr. Francis McDougall for her
many years as Sherif’s general practitioner, Dr. Scott
Robertson and the nurses, licensed practical nurses and support staff
of Neill Hall Shannex for their compassionate and loving care. The
family would also like to thank close friends Sayed Ismail, Lynn
Twigger, Samire Ismaili and the Ismaili family, for their ongoing
Donations in Sherif’s memory may be made to
Parkinson Canada and Fredericton Homeless Shelters Inc..
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Sherif H Fahmy 19432021..
Décès pour la Ville: Fredericton, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick