Ismail (Turk) Aziz, 86

October 30, 2009

AUG. 28, 1923-OCT. 29, 2009

Ismail (Turk) Aziz, 86, of 17816 Pin Oak Road, Hagerstown, Md., died on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at the Washington County Hospital.

Born Aug. 28, 1923, in New York City, N.Y., he was the son of the late Mustafa and Yeagane Berkman Aziz.

He was employed at Mack Trucks for 34 years, retiring in 1979.

He was a lifetime member of the N.R.A. He served as a volunteer fireman with the Stelton (N.J.) Fire Department.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Aziz; one son, Gary Aziz and wife Betty of Hagerstown; one brother, Mark Aziz of Metuchen, N.J.; and two grandsons, Michael Aziz of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Anthony Aziz of West New York, N.J.


Graveside services will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery on Saturday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Christopher Moore will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to United Cerebral Palsy, 600 Salem Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740 or to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 17630 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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