Farahani, Kobra Akhavan
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Kobra Akhavan Farahani, age 88, of Woodbridge passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Mohammed Ali Akhavan Farahani. Born in Arak, Iran, on March 25, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Abbas Hezaveh and Hajieh Rahnama. She had been a school teacher in Tehran, Iran for 36 years before moving to Woodbridge where she has resided for twenty five years. Kobra always brought the family together with her great cooking and kept them close to her heart with her loving personality. "Love Birds" is the word that comes to mind when describing the 72 year marriage of Kobra and Mohammed Ali. We, her family obey her wishes and continue our family chain and remain as close as ever. In addition to her beloved husband of 72 years, Mohammed Ali, she is also survived by her children Mary Forootan and her husband Behrooz of Carlsbad, CA, Homayoon Farahani and his wife Shahrzad of Houston, TX, Mehran Zamanian and her husband Behnam of San Jose, CA, Mina Alizadeh and her husband Mehrdad of Tehran, Iran and Fereidoun Farahani and his wife Sharon of Woodbridge, her nine grandchildren, Shadi Farahani, Dana Forootan, Ali Zamanian, Shirin Farahani, Mani Alizadeh, Amir Zamanian, Mina Farahani, Nima Alizadeh and Dari Farahani, and a great grandchild, Harper Farahani Slaughter. Friends can greet the family from 11:30 am-12:30 pm on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull. Graveside services will follow in Northwest Cemetery, Woodbridge. Memorial contributions may be made to Griffin Hospital Development Fund, 130 Division Street, Derby, CT. 06418. To light a virtual candle, please visit www.abriola.com
Published in Connecticut Post on May 21, 2013
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