John Joseph Zarou

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John Zarou, of Herndon, Virginia, passed from this earth on September 9, 2016. Beloved partner of Mary Thibault; he was preceded in death by his sister, Taghreed "Tarri" Zarou Fawal, and he is survived by his brother Moneer Zarou and his nieces and nephews David Fawal (Mona), Richard Fawal (Karen), Dunia Ritchey (Christopher) and Nick Fawal (Claire), as well as their sixteen children. John loved to play tennis, and was a dedicated fan of the University of Maryland's basketball team and the Washington Redskins. Most of all, John loved making everyone else happier with his wonderful sense of humor and his infectious smile. May his memory be eternal.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor.

Funeral Home:

Money & King Funeral Home

171 W. Maple Ave.

Vienna, VA

US 22180

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  1. A beautiful person who truly enriched my life with his wonderful sense of humor and his forever upbeat personality. I will miss him dearly.

  2. To John: We walked a path together as close friends for several years, until life took us in different directions. I’ve never forgotten your warm smile and keen sense of humor. You were one of the most generous people I’ve known, especially with helping others with their problems. You will be missed, dear friend. Frank and I will be in Canada when your service takes place, but we will be thinking of you. You made many people smile and feel happy, just knowing you. Rest in peace, dear John. Love, Paula McMahon and Frank Burroughs

  3. I will miss you dear John. My husband of many years. I am glad you blessed my life. I will cherish the memories and will always be glad we never lost touch. You gave joy to so many…with that wonderful big heart. Through the Years my John….through the years. I will never forget.

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