Haverhill — Grace Devejian, 81, of Haverhill, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at the Wingate at Andover.
Mrs. Devejian was born in Boston on November 29, 1931, youngest daughter of the late Sarkis and Martiza Aramian of Armenia. She was raised in Roxbury and educated in Roxbury Schools.
She was the loving wife of the late Anthony Devejian, who passed in 1991. They married in 1954, and began to raise their family in Haverhill. Grace was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother; she held a special place in her heart for her family. She was an active member of St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church, Haverhill.
The Devejian Family would like to take an opportunity to thank the staff of the Wingate at Andover for the love and support they have shown Grace over the years.
Mrs. Devejian’s surviving family members include her devoted children, Toni Ann Bevilacqua and her husband, Joseph, of Haverhill, Michael Devejian of Reading and Richard Devejian of Haverhill; cherished grandchildren, Joseph Bevilacqua, Michael Bevilacqua, Dean Devejian, Sean Devejian and Emily Devejian.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held Thursday morning, May 23, beginning in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 So. Main Street (Rte. 125), Bradford, at 9:30 a.m. Armenian Apostolic Funeral Rites will be offered in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Linwood Cemetery, Mill Street, Haverhill. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday in the Driscoll Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Courtesy local transportation to the visitation will be provided on request by calling Patrick Driscoll at 978- 374-0000. Contributions in Mrs. Devejian’s memory may be made to the Resident Activity Fund c/o Wingate at Andover, 80 Andover Street, Andover, MA 01810. For directions and online guestbook, please visit www.driscollcares.com