Monavar Hakim, 90, of Northborough


Obit Monavar Bozourgizadeh HakimNorthborough – Monavar (Bozourgizadeh) Hakim, born Feb. 27, 1925 in Eshgh-Abad, USSR, passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at the age of 90, in Shrewsbury Nursing Home after a period of declining health. She was predeceased by her husband of 28 years, Dr. Khalil Hakim (1972).

Mrs Hakim leaves behind her two siblings Farhad Bozourgizadeh (brother living in Germany) and Monir Pourian (sister living in Canada); two children, Felor Kashef (daughter) and Kamran Hakim (son) and their families, Felor and her husband Rouhy, Kamran and his wife Fariba; grandchildren, Owrang Kashef and his wife Farnaz, Babak Kashef and his wife Michele, Sanam Zaer and her husband Navid, Sara Rouhanifard and her husband Paymon, and Matteen Hakim; great-grandchildren, Joshua, Nicholas, and Matteen Kashef, Talieh and Kimia Zaer and Jonah Rouhanifard; and many nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held in Hays Funeral Home, followed by burial in Howard Street Cemetery of Northborough.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations in Mrs. Hakim’s memory be made to either The Baha’i Fund at or UNICEF, 125 Maiden Ln., New York, NY 10038 (

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