Amir Mansour Tabibnia, age 81

Amir Mansour Tabibnia, age 81 years, of North Hills, Long Island, NY, died on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 in the Hunterdon Medical Center, Raritan Township, NJ.

Born in Tehran, Iran, February 12, 1934, son of the late Mansour and Roohyeh Victory Tabibnia, he had resided in North Hills for the past twenty-five years, having formerly lived in Iran.

A true family man, Amir was a self-made man who put himself through school and always valued education for himself as well as his family. He devoted himself completely into everything that he did, and his tenacity and strength right up until his death is but just one of his many legacies.

He was formerly the President of Consumer Chemicals for Shell Oil in Iran; a former Vice-President of the Chemical Division of Parstinerco in Tehran, Iran; as well as a former Vice-President with Iran Chemicals.

Amir’s devotion as a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend is what will be missed most by all who knew him.

Surviving are his wife of fifty-eight years, Parvin Dokht Sulehizadeh; a daughter, Pandora Tabibnia-Shapouri of North Hills, NY; a son and daughter-in-law, Mansour and Alexandra Tabibnia of Frenchtown, NJ; a granddaughter, Desiree Shapouri of NYC, NY; a grandson, Amir Pasha Shapouri of North Hills, NY; a brother, Nourolah Tabibnia of Great Neck, NY; and many friends.

Funeral Services will take place on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in Gutterman’s, 8000 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, NY 11797 where the family will receive friends from 2:30 p.m. until time of service.

Local funeral arrangements are under the care of Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 38 State Highway 31, Flemington, NJ.

Please visit Amir’s personal memorial page at where public and private condolences may be sent as well as photos and stories of Amir’s life may be posted.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, 355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10017.