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KHNAIZIR, Abdallah John passed away on February 5, 2021, at the age of 75. Born to the late John and Matilda (Haddad) Khnaizir on May 2nd, 1945 in Pendembu, Sierra Leone. He spent most of his life In Sierra Leone. He proudly joined the Police Department on February 17, 1964, where he served his community. Abdallah later moved to Libera due to the War in Sierra Leone before finally moving to the United States with his wife and children to his brother Kamel’s, before settling in his primary residence with his family in Randolph, MA. In November of 1975, he married Jamile Elkhoury and they spent 46 wonderful years together and raised 2 children. He was retired from Electrocam Solutions in Canton where he was a manufacturing team member for 13 years. Abdallah enjoyed playing soccer, tennis and listening to Country music, especially “The World Is Not My Home” by Jim Reeves. He liked to go fishing, work in the garden and to cook. Abadallah was happiest being around his family and always looked forward to their gatherings. He loved the time he spent with his grandchildren and being able to watch their hockey games. Despite all odds, he was always happy, full of life and positive. Abadallah always strived for love and unity in the family. Even though he was on of the younger ones in the family, he was always looked up to for guidance. He was always full of energy and lived life to the fullest, his smiles and welcoming arms will live on forever. Beloved husband of Jamile (El-Khoury) Khnaizir. Loving father of Matilda Khoury and Hannah Khnaizir and his wife Paula. Cherished grandfather of Elias Khnaizir, Jacob Khnaizir and Christopher Khnaizir. Devoted brother of Nehye, Roufa, Rafic, Mary, Milady, Janet, Edmond, Kamel, Anwar and the late Raouf and Toufic. A private Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, February 16th at St. Clare Church, Braintree. Burial in Braintree Cemetery, Plain St., Braintree. To leave a sympathy message for the family, please visit

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