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Hubert Norman Mazzawi, 70, Founder of First Dental Practice in Snellville

Obituary: A funeral service for Dr. Hugh will be held Tuesday at the First Baptist Church of Snellville.

Loving husband, Father, Mentor, Dr. Hubert Norman Mazzawi passed peacefully to his Heavenly Father in the early morning of Saturday, January 11, 2014. He was surrounded by his family, holding him and loving him.

Dr. Hugh was the founder of Drs. Hugh and Anne Mazzawi, P.A., the first dental practice in Snellville, Georgia. He loved treating his patients and building relationships. Co-workers and patients were like his extended family. In the practice, he mentored students in dentistry and life. He loved to help guide and teach. He continued after retirement to assist students and patients by volunteering at the Ben Massell Clinic in Atlanta where he could do both, mentoring dental students while treating underserved patients. He supported the profession he loved from the ground up so that all could achieve excellent oral and overall health. Memorial donations to continue his legacy, may be sent to the Drs. Hugh and Anne Mazzawi Scholarship Fund at the Emile T. Fisher Foundation, P.O. Box 1204, Rome, Georgia 30162,www.fisherdentaleducation.org

His love for life was demonstrated through his unwavering commitment to friends and family. He gave graciously and unconditionally of his time to all who requested. Dr. Hugh never met a stranger. He enjoyed spending time in the company of his friends and family, hiking in the mountains, hosting family reunions at the beach, and traveling the world.

Dr. Hugh is survived by his loving wife, Dr. Anne Cown Mazzawi, Dr. Mark and Ginny Mazzawi, Dr. Matt and Leigh Anne Mazzawi, Drs. Miles and Anthea Mazzawi, Dr. Marty and Zoe Mazzawi, Dr. Megan Mazzawi, Dr. Darin Wasileski, Jill Wasileski Hollenberg, John Cown, thirteen grandchildren and numerous others he claimed as his own.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Hertha Mazzawi and his first son, Joseph Michael.

A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the First Baptist Church of Snellville. The family will receive friends Monday, January 13, 2014 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel and Tuesday, January 14th from 10-11 at the First Baptist Church of Snellville. 

Condolences may be viewed or sent to www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, “A Family Company” Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

-Courtesy of Tom M. Wages Funeral Service

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