ASADOORIAN, ALMA RUTH Alma Ruth (Speidel) Asadoorian, formerly of Orange, departed this life on August 14, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She was 89 years old. Born in Waterbury, Alma was a graduate of Waterbury Hospital School of Nursing and the University of Minnesota
. She had a long and happy marriage to Harry Asadoorian who predeceased her in 2004. She is survived by her brother-in-law, nieces, nephews and loving friends. Nursing was her calling and she served as a Supervisor at the V.A. Hospital in West Haven for many years. Alma will be remembered for her kindness, warmth and empathy and especially for her ministry of joyful laughter that warmed the hearts and lifted the spirits of all with whom she came in contact. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 292 Orange St, New Haven, CT on Sunday afternoon, September 8 at 3 o'clock. Contributions in Alma's memory may be made to Huron Woods, PO Box 995, 5361 McAuley Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48106-0995 or Trinity Lutheran Church of New Haven.