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Ann Hintlian Obituary
Ann Hintlian was born in Aleppo Syria, to Sarkis and Lucy Nazarian. The family came to this country in 1922 when Ann was 10 months old. They settled in Evanston, Illinois where her father opened up his own carpet and rug business. Upon Ann's graduation from Evanston Township High School, she went into the family business. She worked as the office manager until her marriage to Deran Hintlian in 1951. Deran was founder and President of Deran Confectionary, a candy company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They settled in Winchester, Massachusetts and had 2 children, Kenneth and Lu Ann. After Denams untimely death in 1966, Ann went back to work taking over as President of her husband's company. She remained in this position until the business was sold in 1970 to Borden's Inc. Ann was introduced to the Armenian Assembly by her dear friend and one of the founders of the organization, Stephen Mugar. A Life Trustee, Ann took great delight in hosting the cocktail party in Boca Raton, Florida, preceding the annual trustees' meetings. She did this for many years until the group became too large for her residence She was also active with the Assembly back in the Boston area, hosting many regional and new member events in her Winchester home. In 2004, Ann traveled to Armenia on the Assembly's mission trip. She took great pride in what the Assembly had accomplished. Ann is involved with many other Armenian organizations. She is a member of the Holy Trinity Armenian Church in Cambridge. She was an active member of the Women's Guild and the Trust Fund Committee. In 1995 Ann and Nevart Tilanian received the St. Gregory's Medal of Honor. She was a key donor of the Armenian Nursing Home in Jamaica Plain, where a wing was named after her late husband. Ann was on the board & trustees of the Belmont Hill School serving as secretary. Some of her other philanthropies are Armenian Heritage Park, Massachusetts General Hospital, Arlington Catholic High School, Trinity College, University of Massachusetts, Buckingham and Browne and Nichols School. She was an active member of The Winchester Country Club and The Winchester Garden Club. Cooking and entertaining are Ann's great passions. Everyone would ask for her recipes so, two years ago, her family took her recipes, along with her sister, Melene's and published a cookbook entitled Nazarian Family Recipes. Besides her two children, her son-in-law Bruce Ohanian and her late daughter-in-law Kathleen, Ann has seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral service at Holy Trinity Armenian Church, 145 Brattle Street, Cambridge on Tuesday, April 8 at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at Holy Trinity Armenian Church on Monday from 4 - 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Holy Trinity Armenian Church or the Armenian Assembly, 1334 G ST NW, Washington, DC 20077-1674. Interment at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge.

Published in The Winchester Star from Apr. 8 to Apr. 15, 2014
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