Orchanian, Haigouhi (b. on March 25, 1929) of Watertown, passed away at home on May 2, 2021, with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Melkon Orchanian, also of Watertown, and was the devoted mother of Azniv Nigoghosian and her husband Jack, of Waltham, MA; Hagop Orchanian and his wife Nora of Winchester, MA; Zohrab Orchanian and his wife Andrea of Burlington, MA; Zareh Orchanian and his wife Lori of Waltham, MA, and Suzy Orchanian, San Diego, CA. Haigouhi was also the proud grandmother of Vahe Nigoghosian and his wife Ani, Arpie Evans and her husband Brian, Silva Orchanian, Shant Orchanian, Nicholas Orchanian, Stephanie Orchanian, Jonathan Orchanian and Rita Orchanian. She was also blessed to enjoy her great-grandchildren, Sarine Nigoghosian and Isabelle and Dominic Evans. Haigouhi was the loving sister to Mrs. Beatrice Orchanian of Watertown, and is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and family members, all of whom will miss her dearly.
Funeral services will be held at the Armenian Memorial Church, 32 Bigelow Ave., Watertown, on Sat. May 8 at 10 am. Interment immediately to follow at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown. At the request of the family, any donations or gifts in lieu of flowers may be made to the Armenian Memorial Church in Haigouhi’s honor. Blessed be her memory.
Due to the ongoing Covid – 19 pandemic, current public health and safty measures will be followed. Social distancing and facemasks will be required for everyone’s safety.