CHEKEMIAN, Helen Rose, passed away on April 29, 2013. She was born on January 14, 1925 to Harry and Arxie Hayvagian in Boston, Mass. Her family relocated to Richmond, Va., where she lived and grew up with her two sisters, Agnes and Isabelle; until she met and married her soul mate, Megrdech (Mike) Chekemian of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in December 1960. After the death of her husband, she relocated from Ohio to Los Angles, Calif., in 1991 and in 2012, relocated to El Paso, Texas. Niece, Laura Moniz, and nephews, Larry Davidian and Proctor Peebles survive her. Aunt Helen will be cremated in El Paso, Texas. Friends please feel free to contact Larry Davidian for acknowledgments (915) 227-5710.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.