January 19, 1929 ~ April 17, 2007
In the Hospital of St. Raphael, April 17, 2007, Joseph E. Ayoub, M.D., 78, loving husband of 33 years to Claire Almaza Ayoub of North Haven, father of Carla Ayoub Mihalcik and her husband, John, and two granddaughters, Jasmyn and Jacinda. Also survived by his mother-in-law, Mahiba Almaza, nieces, Nicole Beaubat, Monique Kotaite, Laila Ayoub and cousins in NY and Montreal. He was predeceased by two brothers, Ernest and Raymond Ayoub. Joseph was born in Port Said, Egypt, Jan. 19, 1929 a son of the late Elias and Rose Matouk Ayoub. Dr. Ayoub graduated from the Faculty of Medicine Cairo University in Egypt in 1955 and came to the US in 1956. He served his residency at St. Clare's Hospital in New York City 1957, St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan in 1958, Roswell Park Memorial Institute in Buffalo, NY in 1960, Hotel Dieu de Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada 1963, Amherst Hospital, Queens, NY 1965-77. In 1977 he moved to North Haven and started his private internal medicine practice on 94 Washington Ave., North Haven until his retirement in 2004. He was a well known and respected physician in the community. His memberships included the CT Medical Society, New Haven County Medical Society and the American Medical Association. He also was on staff at Brook Hollow Healthcare Center in Wallingford and Olympus Healthcare Center in Meriden. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, Sat. April 21 at 9:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Rita Church at 10 a.m. Friends may call Friday from 4 - 8 p.m. Interment in All Saints Cemetery in North Haven. Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Dr., Wallingford, CT 06492. Guest rooms are available at the Clarion Hotel & Suites 2260 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT 06518 (203)288-3831 www.schafferhotels.com Please inform them that you are attending a funeral at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home.