Aurora Bazoian, nee Tourajigian, 90, of Belleville, Ill., born October 28, 1925, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Belleville, Ill.
Aurora and her husband Charles owned and operated Columbia Cleaners in East St. Louis, Ill., for 45 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Bazoian; her son, Charles Bazoian Jr.; and her parents, Solomon and Takouhi, nee Chavooshian, Tourajigian.
Surviving are her children, Mark (Theresa) Bazoian of Burbank, Calif., and Michael Bazoian of Fairview Heights, Ill.; her grandchildren, Christian Diamond Bazoian and Emerald Brooke Bazoian; and her sister, Stella Krekorian of St. Louis, Mo.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.kasslyfuneral.com.
Memorials may be made to Holy Virgin Mary & Shoghagat Armenian Church.
Funeral: A private funeral mass will be at Holy Virgin Mary & Shoghagat Armenian Church, Belleville, Ill., with Rev. Father Mesrop Parsamyan officiating. Interment will be in St. Clair Memorial Park, Fairview Heights, Ill.
KASSLY MORTUARY, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Oct. 22, 2016