PROVIDENCE - Lucia (Hoogasian) Tamamian 104, of Providence and formally of Pawtucket died Tuesday at Roger Williams Hospital. She was the wife of the late Harry Tamamian. Born in Pawtucket she was a daughter of the late Elia and Akabe (Hekimian) Hoogasian and Mother of the late Armen Tamamian.
Mrs. Tamamian was a Registered Nurse working in the Providence area for several years and graduated from the former RI Hospital School of Nursing Providence, Class of 1932. Later she was employed by the Kelly Girl Agency. Lucia enjoyed playing the game of Pachisi with her friends even though she was the Champion.
Surviving are one sister Bertha Scully of Seekonk, MA and numerous nieces and nephews. Lucia was the sister of the late Isabel Hoogasian, Easter Manian, Rose Seropian, Sidney Hoogasian and Sable Hoogasian.
A Funeral Service will be held Friday at 11:00am in the CHEETHAM MORTUARY 1012 Newport Avenue Pawtucket. Visitation will be from 9:30 - 10:30 AM. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations are requested to be made to St. Vartanantz Apostolic Church 402 Broadway, Prov. RI in memory of Lucia. www.cheethammortuary.com