hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

May 9, 2013

Marderos "Martin" Takessian

Haverhill — Marderos “Martin” Takessian of Haverhill, Mass., died Friday, April 26, 2013, at the age of 88, at the Armenian Nursing and Rehab Center in Jamaica Plain.

He was born on January 29, 1925, son of the late Sarkis and Narvig (Parsigian) Takessian.

He was the beloved husband of the late Dikranuhi “Dorothy” (Seferyan) Takessian who died March 15, 2010, and the brother of the late Rose Hilchey.

Martin is survived by his son, Marty Takessian and his wife, Leslie, of Hollis, N.H.; sister, Isabelle “Zabelle” Sargent and her husband, Gardner, formerly of Groveland, Mass.; two grandchildren, Mitch and Luke Takessian; as well as nieces and nephews, Scott and Ronnie Hilchey and Janet and Ruth Sargent; and several great-nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: His Funeral Service was held on Thursday, May 2, at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer Street, Haverhill. Interment followed in the Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Calling hours at the Funeral Home were held on Wednesday, May 1. Contributions in his memory may be made to Armenian Nursing and Rehab Center, 431 Pond Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 or Hye Pointe Armenian Church, P.O. Box 8069, Ward Hill, MA 01835. To view his complete obituary or to send a condolence to his family, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.