hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

November 21, 2013

Simon M. Tavitian, “Si”, 74

Bradford — Simon M. Tavitian, “Si”, 74, of Medford, and formerly of Bradford, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Melrose Wakefield Hospital, Melrose, MA.

He was born in Haverhill, June 28, 1939, son of the late Mardiros “Martin” and Esther (Varjabedian) Tavitian.

His survivors include his companion of 47 years, Josephine Mutch, Medford, Aunt Helen Waldron, CA, cousins Sylvia, Barbara, Virginia, Joseph & Brenda Tavitian, Plaistow and Bradford, Osheen & Genevieve, Rita Soovajian, CT, Edward & Gail Varjabedian, CT, nephew Martin Tavitian, N. Hampton, NH, niece Naomi Merrill, Lancaster, NH, and several relatives and friends. In 2012, his brother Michael Tavitian and his cousin Paul Tavitian predeceased Si.

ARRANGEMENTS: His Funeral Service was held November 18, at the H.L Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main Street. Calling hours at the Bradford Funeral Home were held November 17. Contributions in Si’s memory may be made to St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Apostolic Church, 110 Main St., Haverhill, MA 01830. To view his complete obituary or to leave a condolence to his family please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.