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Obituary for Helen Dourian (Mechcian)

DOURIAN, Helen (nee Mechcian), age 92, of Garfield, died on December 30, 2017. Born in Mosdok, Russia, she lived there for 17 years moving to Germany from 1943-1945 and France from 1945 - 1956. She then emigrated to the United States living in Lakewood for 54 years settling in Garfield 7 years ago. She was a parishioner of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, Little Falls, and a medical technologist for 30 years at Beth Israel Hospital in Passaic retiring in 1990. Helen was predeceased by her beloved son, Robert Katchadourian in 1958. She is survived by her dear friends, Ingrid Brown, Albert Stritzl, Kimberly Paton, Gus Tsigounis, Cathy Makowka, and Sally. Everyone is invited to meet for the Funeral Mass on Friday, January 5, 2018, at 10 am at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, Little Falls. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Paterson. Arrangements by the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077). Condolences/Directions visit aloiafuneral.com
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