It is with great sadness that the family of Issam “ Sam” Hammoud, 76, of Rose Bay, announces his passing on May 7, 2017, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Mdoukah, Lebanon, he was a son of the late Mohammed and Khadja Hammoud. Sam is survived by his wife, Anne; sons, Hassen Mammoud, Chester; Mohamed “Mike” Hammoud, Bedford; Yasser Hammoud, Lunenburg and his brother Yasser Hammoud as well as several grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Hwy #3, Lunenburg. A graveside Funeral service will be held on Monday May 8th, at Shepherd’s Hill Cemetery, Riverport. Imam Sam Saied officiating. Following the service all are invited to join the family for a reception at the Riverport Community Centre.