hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

April 25, 2013

Yvonne D. Arakelian, 67

Groveland — Yvonne D. (Dubois) Arakelian, 67, of Groveland, passed away Monday, April 22, at Mass General Hospital in Boston.

Her survivors include her husband, William Arakelian of Groveland; two daughters, Kimberly and her husband, Arthur Buckholz of Manchester, N.H.; Stacy and her husband, John Ristuccia of Bradford; five sisters, her twin, Yvette McKinney of North Andover, Anna Dubois of Groveland, Sr. Alice Dubois of Sherbrook, Quebec, Canada, Blanche Levesque of Windham, N.H., and Cecile Wholley of Methuen; a brother, Roland Dubois of Florida; two grandchildren, Andrew and Colby Buckholz; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Arakelian was also the grandmother of the late Brooke Buckholz.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to her Funeral on Friday morning, April 26, at 10 a.m. from the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 So. Main St., Bradford, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in St. John The Baptist Church, Lincoln Avenue, Haverhill. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Groveland. Calling hours at the Bradford Funeral Home will be Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Contributions in her memory may be made to Mass General Hospital Transplant Center, c/o Dr. Joren Madsen, White 5, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114 or New England Organ Bank, 60 First Ave., Waltham, MA 02451. To view her complete obituary or to send a condolence to her family, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.