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Quresha Zamir

April 2, 1939 ~ November 10, 2018 (age 79)

Quresha Zamir, 79, of Houston, Texas, passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2018, in Houston, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Zamir Ahmed Jilani; and one son-in-law, Asad Siddiqui

She is survived by two loving sons: Dr. Asim Zamir, MD and Atif Zamir; four loving daughters: Rubina Quidwai, Samina Asad, Rahila Tayyabi, and Anila Zamir; one daughter-in-law, Javeria Zamir; four sisters: Safia Anjum, Zakia Subhani, Shaheed Jilani, and Shahnaz Nasri; three sons-in-law: Ishtiaq Quidwai, Athar Tayyabi, and Patrick Pacyga; and eleven grandchildren: Ehsen Tayyabi, Aymen Asad, Amman Siddiqui, Ali Tayyabi, Usman Tayyabi, Samia Quidwai, Amna Tayyabi, Affan Siddiqui, Maaz Zamir, Zara Zamir, and Samina Quidwai.

A memorial mass will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on 1914 Barnard Road in Brownsville, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Quresha Zamir may be made to:  Friendship of Women, Inc., 95 E. Price Road, Bldg. C, Brownsville, TX 78521,  or to Cameron County Children’s Advocacy Centers, Inc. (Monica’s House & Maggie’s House) PO Box 2145, San Benito, Texas 78586,  (956) 361-3313. You may also donate online at:  or



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