Ophelia LevonianAugust 6, 2004
Troy Ophelia Levonian , 94 ,of Detroit Avenue Troy died Friday, August 6, 2004 at Samaritan Hospital in Troy after a brief illness.
Born in Aintab, Turkey, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Movses Levonian and Louise Levonian.
She moved to Allepo, Egypt many years ago and since 1923 had resided in Troy and was a graduate of Troy High School class of 1930.
Miss Levonian was the office manager and bookkeeper for the family business, Levonian Brothers Meat Packing in Troy from 1947 until her retirement in 1975.
She was a member of the United Armenian Calvary Congregational Church in Troy.
Survivors include several cousins, Ralph Darian (Toni) of Schenectady, Ann Balian (Zaven) of Colonie, Hermine Nazarian of Loudonville, Harry Guzelemian (Alice) of Solana Beach, CA and Leo Darian (Mary) of Colonie. She was predeceased by two brothers, Elia 'Ace' M. Levonian and Levon 'Doc' M. Levonian; a sister, Juliette Nazarian; two nephews, Gregory and Edward Nazarian; an aunt, Marie Darian; two uncles, Elia Y. Levonian and Levon Y. Levonian and several great nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, at 11:00 AM at the Bryce Funeral Home Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy with Rev. Aram Marashlian, officiating.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Saturday, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.
Interment Elmwood Hill Cemetery in Troy.
Contributions may be made in memory of Miss Levonian to the United Armenian Calvary Congregational Church 144 Ninth Street Troy, NY 12180 or the Armenian Missionary Association of America, Inc. 31 West Century Road Paramus, NJ 07652. For a private family guest book and service directions, visit www.brycefh.com .