Biography

MATOSSIAN, Haroutune --- of Burlington October 22, 2008 Beloved husband of Flora (Iskenderian) Matossian. Devoted father of Hagop Matossian and his wife Alexandria of Lexington, Dr. Karekine Matossian and his wife Leslie of Needham, and Barkev Matossian and his wife Mary of Burlington. Loving grandfather of Adam, Alex, Nicholas, Melanie, Matthew and Christopher. Son of the late Karekine & Arousiag (Dakessian) Matossian. Dear brother of Areka Sandjian, Mary Yaghmourian, Azniv Kasabian, Vartouhi Turner and the late Barkev and Hagop Matossian. Services at St. Stephen’s Armenian Church, 38 Elton Ave., Watertown on Saturday, October 25 at 10:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours in the Mt. Auburn chapel of the Giragosian Funeral Home, 576 Mt. Auburn St.,(Rt.16), Watertown on Friday 6-8 p.m. Interment Pine Haven Cemetery, Burlington. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the Union of Marash Armenians, Watertown Chapter, P.O. Box 172, Belmont, MA 02478. Mr. Matossian was installed a Gousaksakang in 1956 in Jerusalem. Member of Homenetmen, Union of Marash, Watertown Chapter, Board of Directors of St. Stephen's Armenian Day School, Waltham Triad Lodge, A.F. & A.M., Scottish Rite 32 Mason, Aleppo Shriner. Masonic service 6:30 p.m.

Facts

Born: December 18, 1937
Place of Birth: Jerusalem, Israel
Death: October 22, 2008
Place of Death: Burlington, Massachusetts

Survivors

Flora Matossian, Spouse
Hagop Matossian, Son
Dr. Karekine Matossian, Son
Barkev Matossian, Son
Adam Matossian, Grandson
Alex Matossian, Grandson
Nicholas Matossian, Grandson
Melanie Matossian, Granddaughter
Matthew Matossian, Grandson
Christopher Matossian, Grandson
Areka Sandjian, Sister
Mary Yaghmourian, Sister
Azniv Kasabian, Sister
Vartouhi Turner, Sister

Preceded in Death By

Karekine Matossian, Father
Arousiag (Dakessian) Matossian, Mother
Barkev Matossian, Brother
Hagop Matossian, Brother

Services

Visiting Hours

Friday October 24, 2008, 6 - 8 p.m. at Giragosian Funeral Home
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Funeral Service

Saturday October 25, 2008, 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen's Armenian Church
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Interment

Saturday October 25, 2008, 11:45 a.m. at Pine Haven Cemetery
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Donations

Memorial donations may be made to:
Union of Marash Armenian, Watertown Chapter, P.O. Box 172, Belmont, MA 02478