Lived in Chelmsford, decorated Navy Vet; 90
WEST YARMOUTH, MA -- Simon Jamouzian, 90, of West Yarmouth, MA and former resident of Chelmsford, MA, passed away February 2, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully at his home, with his loving family by his side.
Born in South Boston, he was the son of the late Charles and Margaret Jamoozian. Si was the beloved husband of Mary C. Jamouzian, with whom he celebrated their 62nd anniversary on March 1st, 2013. Devoted father of daughters, Janice Sykes and husband, Barry Sykes of Chelmsford, MA, Judith Marchand of Chelmsford, MA, and Lisa Jamouzian of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; three grandchildren, Bradford Sykes of Chelmsford, MA, Lauren Sykes of Reading, MA, and David Marchand of Chelmsford, MA also survive him. He was the brother of the late Mary Vidito and John Jamoozian of South Boston. He leaves many loving relatives and good friends.
After graduating from South Boston High School, he proudly served his country as a Navy fighter pilot in World War II. He was a lieutenant of the Fighting Forty Nine Squadron primarily based on the USS San Jacinto, which served in the Asiatic Pacific Theater For meritorious achievement in aerial flight, he was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross, a Presidential Unit Citation with a bronze star, an air medal with 5 stars, and Victory Medal for the American campaign, among several others.
After the war, Si went on to work in sheet metal fabrication In 1955 he co-founded Electro-Metals in Chelmsford, MA and Manchester, NH.
Upon his retirement, he and his wife Mary became full time residents of West Yarmouth, MA. An avid golfer, Si enjoyed many memberships over the years, including Longmeadow Country Club, Nashua Country Club, and Vespar Country Club. He was still an active member at Cummaquid Country Club, in Yarmouth Port, MA, where Si enjoyed many friendships and two holes in one!
When he wasn't on the golf course, you would find him gardening, fishing, solving crossword puzzles, and reading novels. He loved to entertain and spend time with his wife, family, and friends.
JAMOUZIAN -- Private services were held at Morris, O'Connor & Blute Funeral Home in South Yarmouth, MA and he was laid to rest at The Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Donations can be made in his name to the VNA Hospice and Palliative Care or Davenport Mugar Cancer Center. Their shared address is: P.O. Box 370, Hyannis, MA 02601. Notes of comfort and sympathy may be made to his family at www.MorrisOConnorBlute.com
Published in Lowell Sun on Feb. 13, 2014