Born in Ramallah, Palestine on February 19, 1932, he was the son of the late Khalil Kaoud and the late Azizeh Misleh.
Willy was known for his outgoing personality and sociable nature; well known in his neighborhood, he would always stop to enjoy a conversation with friends and familiar faces. Willy was well loved by all who knew him, a kind, gentle hearted man, who loved and cherished his family deeply and will be greatly missed.
In addition to his wife Rahil of 60 years, he is survived by his six daughters; Samia Samander (Hanna) of Milford, Salwa Jaser of West Haven, Sylvia Abid (Malik) of East Haven, Wafia Jaser of CA, Grace Baranowsky (Frederic) of Milford and Nancy Arnold (Jay) of Orange; twenty grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings; Abe Kaoud (Aida), Randy Kaoud (Salwa), Fuad Kaoud (Afaf) and Widad Elfar; his sister-in-law, Jackie Kaywood and brother-in-law, Joe Jaser (Sue) and many loving nieces and nephews, (including Jim Kaoud — Kaoud Rugs in Orange) family and friends.
He was predeceased by his brother, Sam Kaywood and his brother-in-law Fuad Elfar.
Friends and family may call on Thursday, October 10th from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad Street, Milford, CT 06460.
A Trisagion Service will be held on Friday, October 11th at 11:00 am at St. Barbara’s Greek Orthodox Church, 480 Racebrook Rd., Orange, CT 06477.
Interment to follow at King’s Highway Cemetery, Milford. To leave online condolences please visit our website at www.codywhitefuneralservice.com