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Sparkman-Crane Funeral Home

10501 Garland Road, Dallas, TX

OBITUARY

Susan Sami Ayoob

November 21, 1960August 2, 2019
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Susan Sami Ayoob, beloved wife, mother, sister, and friend, passed away August 2, 2019 at age 58. She battled cancer for over a year and a half. She was very brave and fought as hard as she could. She passed peacefully surrounded by family and friends and we will miss her very much. Susan was born November 21, 1960. She immigrated to the United States with her family in 1970 and settled in Detroit. After marrying her husband Michael, they settled in Dallas, TX where they raised their three sons. Susan had such a passion for life, cooking, and the love of her family. She was always the life of the party and brought everyone together. She and her friends would share many good times and the party never seemed to stop. The center of her life was always her family.

She is survived by her husband Michael of 33 years; sons, Louis (wife Lia), Joseph, and Alex; siblings, Rema (late husband Isam), Charlie (wife Wafa), Remon (wife Rula), and John (wife Darcy). Susan joins her parents Sami, Yasmin, and brother Gus in heaven.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 7:15 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church 6306 Kenwood Ave. Dallas, TX 75214.The Rosary will be recited at 8:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2019 with Rev. John Libone, Celebrant. Interment Calvary Hill Cemetery.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, August 6, 2019
  • Rosary Service Tuesday, August 6, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, August 7, 2019
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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sharon/earl rhine

August 9, 2019

I've worked with Susan for many years at the Antique Mall. She had such a positive quality about her. Sometimes you meet somebody in your life that is an 'instant like'. You know they are quality after just a few minutes. These people are rare and far between but Susie was one of them.

She always tried to see the good in everyone - when she would get upset with someone, she would immediately follow her comments with 'God Love Her or God Love Him'.

I recently told her I wanted to be just like her when I grow up...With deep sadness and deeper love. Sharon

Renee Banks

August 6, 2019

I am so saddened to hear of Susie's passing. She was a beautiful person inside and out. It has been many years since I talked to her but I have always remembered and cherished the few years that we were St Bernard moms together. She taught me how to make baklava which I still make every Christmas.

My deepest condolences to Mike, Louis, Joseph and Alex.
Sincerely,
Renee Banks

Larry & Mary Ackels

August 6, 2019

Dear Mike and Ayoob Family, Suzy was one of the sweetest and kindest friends we have ever known. She was a woman of courage, dignity and grace -- and she never stopped fighting the good fight! Her utmost devotion as wife and mother was unsurpassed and she valued her family above everything. May our Heavenly Father ease your grief and leave only the cherished memories of her loving ways. And may the angels lead her into paradise. Your friends, Larry and Mary and The Ackels Family.

Jennifer Ward

August 6, 2019

I could count on my fingers the few times I had the pleasure to be in the company of Susan Ayoob, a close relative's best friend. But, as the saying goes, it's not about quantity, it's about quality.
She left this earthly life too soon, especially for those who knew and loved her and that were the closest to her. Definitely lacking quantity of days... I can't express enough sympathy, condolences. I truly can not.
It goes without saying that her quality of life was a blessing. Every time I saw her she was bubbly, fun, full of laughter and love. She was radiant and had the most infectious laugh! I am thankful for the "quality" experiences I had with Susie. God's blessings to her family and friends who are in mourning and may God's perpetual light shine upon her.
Prayerfully,
Jennifer Ward

Sandi Stolar

August 4, 2019

Her friendship meant so much to me. She was always so upbeat, and boy, could she cook. We will all miss her dearly at the mall (and her wonderful baklava!) God speed and may she rest peacefully among the angels now 'cause she was one here on earth.

A.M. Stimpson

August 4, 2019

Dear Ayoob Family -
May the love you’ve shared and memories you’ve made with one so dear be a source of healing at this difficult time, with Prayers and sympathy,
The Stimpson's family

Forrest Brown

August 3, 2019

Hey, Joe!!! I send my condolences to you and your family!!!

-Forrest Brown, Dallas Academy Class ‘07

Colleen Martin

August 3, 2019

Dearest Ayoob family,

We are so sorry to hear about Susie. She was a great lady. All the Martins send love and prayers.

Colleen and Peter