Haig Avedisian 3/23/2012 Watertown, MA

Avedisian, Haig, 99, of Watertown, March 23, 2012. He was the devoted husband for 70 years to the late Siroon ‘’ Lovey ‘’ (Mooshekian) who passed away in 2006. Haig was born in Harpoot, Armenia on May 15, 1912 to the late Yegsa (Simonian) and Sarkis Avedisian. He was a survivor of the genocide of 1915, but lost his mother and two young brothers in the massacres. He leaves his children, Irene Gallagher and her husband Richard of Waltham, Joyce Jablonski and her husband Francis of Uxbridge and Linda Ovoian of Watertown; 12 grandchildren, Tony Ray Richardson Jr. and his wife Beth of Upton, David Richardson Sr. and his wife Tina of Kentucky, Richard Gallagher Jr. and his wife Adrianne of Townsend, Lynne Coolbrith and her husband Glenn of Uxbridge, Sean Gallagher of Waltham, Brian Gallagher and his wife Kristin of Chelmsford, Todd Richardson of Milford, Michael Gallagher of Waltham, Zachary Ovoian of Watertown, Rebecca Sarofian and her husband Justin of Watertown , Leah Leach and her husband Gary of Medford and Adam Ovoian of Watertown. Haig also leaves 13 great- grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son Diran Haig Avedisian in 1940, his sister Maritza Kasabian and his son-in-law Koren Ovoian in 2008. Funeral service at Saint James Armenian Church, 465 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown on Wednesday, March 28 at 12 noon. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home, 558 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. Memorial gifts may be made to Saint James Armenian Church or The Armenian Children’s Milk Fund, P O Box 652, Belmont, MA. Interment at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown.

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