Rose T. Garabedian, 96, of South Grafton


Rose T. GarabedianSouth Grafton – Rose T. (Gigarjian) Garabedian, 96, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on November 14,2021 at Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester Ma. Rose was born January 4,1925 in Whitinsville MA. Daughter of Anna (Halafian) and Charles Gigarjian.

Her husband Paul J. Garabedian passed away in 2000. They would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this year.

Rose was a kind and gentle person to those who knew her. She enjoyed her family and her biggest accomplishment that she was proud of was raising her children and watching her grandchildren grow up.

Rose loved to vacation at the beach in the summer with her family and later in her life lived to take her afternoon mystery rides with her son Vaughn.

Rose was devoted to her family and her Religion.

Rose leaves her son Vaughn Garabedian with whom she lived, her daughter Tammara Maynard of East Douglas MA. Her grandchildren Paul M. Maynard and his wife Heather of Millville MA. Robert C. Maynard and his fiance Emily Crozier of Blackstone MA. Amanda Maynard of Sutton MA. And the love of her life her great grandson Ryan.

Rose also leaves behind her sister Mary Gigarjian of Northbridge, brother Harold Jigarjian and his wife Carol of New City New York. Her brothers in law Douglas Garabedian and his wife Rose of Worcester Ma. Richard Garabedian and his wife Marion of Henderson NV. And many nieces and nephews.

Rose was predeceased by her brothers Archie Gigarjian, and George Gigarjian a sister Victoria Gigarjian and her grandson Johnathan Maynard.

All are welcome to gather with Rose’s family and friends for the celebration of her Funeral Mass Tuesday November 23 at 11 am. At St. James Parish 89 Main Street South Grafton Ma 01560

Rose will be laid to rest at Pine Grove Cemetery in Northbridge Ma. There are no calling hours.

Please honor Rose with a donation in lieu of flowers to VNA Hospice and Palliative Care 100 Trade Center G500 Woburn Ma. 01801.

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