Mary Ann (Mugar) Tatoian, 101, of Enfield, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at home surrounded by her loving family.
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She was born June 3, 1912, in Boston, daughter of the late Martin and Anna (Chooljian) Mugar. Mary was raised in Cambridge, Mass., and graduated from Cambridge High and Latin in 1929, and was employed by the Daggett Chocolate Co. as a bookkeeper. She was united in marriage in 1932 to Dr. James A. Tatoian and resided together in Enfield. She was a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church of Enfield, a 50-year member of the Enfield Women's Club and was also a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star, Ionic Chapter. Mary was a wonderful cook and enjoyed making many delicious Armenian recipes for her family.
She leaves behind a son, James A. Tatoian Jr., DDS and oral and maxillofacial surgeon, and his wife, Dianne, of Haverford, Pa.; a grandson, Dr. Frederick S. Jones III, and his wife, Michelle, of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif.; four loving great-grandchildren, Calder, Chloe, Lucia, and Zaiden Jones; and a sister, Beatrice Fye, and her husband, David, of Wayland, Mass. She also leaves several nieces and nephews, and a sister-in-law, Evelyn H. Tatoian of Enfield. Besides her husband, Mary was predeceased by a daughter, Sona Tatoian Jones; a brother, John Mugar; and a sister, Irene Pike.
Visitation will be held Friday, March 7, at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Road, Enfield, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. with the funeral service following at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be held at Enfield Street Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's memory may be made to Calvary Presbyterian Church, 1518 King St., Enfield, CT 06082; and to Home and Community Health Services Hospice, 101 Phoenix Ave., Enfield, CT 06082.
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Published in Journal Inquirer from Mar. 4 to Mar. 8, 2014