West Orange

Nima Mahfouz, 92, of West Orange , passed away Tuesday, April 5, at his residence.

Graveside services to honor his life will be at 1 p.m. Friday, April 8, at the Union Springs Cemetery in Union Springs, La. Officiating will be Reverend Joel Warren, pastor of the McDonald Memorial Baptist Church in Orange. Military honors will be held by the Honor Guard detail from Fort Polk in Leesville, La.

A gathering of family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.

Mr. Mahfouz was born on March 19, 1919 in Farrsville, Texas, a rural community in Newton County to his parents, Richard Mahfouz and Barbara (Denby) Mahfouz, he had lived in the Orange area since 1952, he worked as an operator at the DuPont – Sabine River Works Plant in Orange and he was a veteran of the United States Army during World War, II.

Mr. Mahfouz was a very simple, hard working man who enjoyed quail hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

Preceding Mr. Mahfouz in death are his parents and his six brothers and sisters.

Cherishing his memory most are his wife of 69 years, whom he cared for and loved very much, Helen Rogers Mahfouz of West Orange; his daughters, Carol Meyers of Orange and Brenda Anderson of Logansport, La.; his sister, Maxine Morgan of Orange; five grandchildren, six great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, numerous extended family and a host of friends.

For those who desire memorial donations, please make a donation in memory of Mr. Mahfouz to the Salvation Army, 1950 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Orange, Texas 77630-1883 and/or the McDonald Memorial Baptist Church Bus Fund, 2015 Sims Street, Orange, Texas 77630-5436.