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York Region to host memorial service in memory of Bahareh Karami

Service will celebrate the life of Ms. Karami, passenger on Ukraine International Flight 752

Newmarket – The Regional Municipality of York will host a memorial service to celebrate the life of Ms. Bahareh Karami and demonstrate support for those affected by this week’s tragedy.

Bahareh, a graduate of both the University of Tehran and North Carolina State University, joined York Region in 2018 working as a Technologist in the Environmental Services department.

Members of the public wishing to pay their respects are invited to attend.

Photograph of Bahareh Karami


Monday, January 13, 2020
10:30 a.m.


The Regional Municipality of York
Administrative Centre, Great Hall
17250 Yonge Street, Town of Newmarket

Flags at York Region facilities have been lowered to half-mast until a funeral for Bahareh is held in Tehran. A book of condolence is available in the Great Hall of the York Region Administrative Centre for members of the public to sign.


Media Contact: 
Patrick Casey, Director, Corporate Communications
The Regional Municipality of York
Cell: 905-715-8211

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