JAMGOCHIAN, Hagop H. (Jack)
Hagop H. (Jack) Jamgochian of Shrewsbury, MA, formerly of Bloomfield, CT, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on February 13, 2013. He was the beloved husband for 67 years of Shamiram (Rose) Jamgochian. Born in Worcester, MA, he was the son of the late Zareh and Ankine Jamgochian. He was a graduate of North High School in Worcester, Wofford College, Clark University, and George Washington University Law School. Jack was a World War II Veteran, serving in the U.S. Air Force. As an attorney, he worked with the Internal Revenue Service as the Estate Tax Supervisor. Upon his retirement from government service, he joined the law firm of Charles Stroh where he remained in private practice for 20 years. Jack was previously a member of the St. George Armenian Church in Hartford, CT, where he served on the Parish Council, as Treasurer of the Building Committee, and on numerous other committees. Most recently, he was a member of the Armenian Church of Our Saviour in Worcester, MA. He was a member of the Knights of Vartan, Armenian Assembly of America, Professional Internal Revenue Employees Association, and the Connecticut and District of Columbia Bars. He was predeceased by his son, Richard S. Jamgochian, and a brother, Michael Jamgochian. In addition to his loving wife, he leaves behind three devoted and loving children, daughter Melanie Samsel and husband James of Grafton, MA; son James Jamgochian and wife Marilynn of Milford, CT; and daughter Susan Atamian and husband Edward of Shrewsbury, MA. He derived much pleasure and joy from his six grandchildren, Cristina Feden and husband Jeff; Elizabeth Beck and husband Ray; Lauren Fletcher and husband Eddy; Richard Jamgochian; Ross Atamian; and Kirk Atamian and four great grandchildren, Aubrey, Preston, Kenley and Elizabeth.
Mr. Jamgochian's funeral will be held Saturday, Feb. 16th at 11 a.m. at the Armenian Church of Our Saviour, 87 Salisbury St., Worcester. Calling hours are at the Armenian Church of Our Saviour immediately preceding the funeral at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery in Worcester. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Armenian Church of Our Saviour, 87 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609. Arrangements are under the care of CALLAHAN & FAY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 61 Myrtle Street, Worcester, MA. To place an online message of condolence please visit www.callahanfay.com.