Lawrence — Rose M. (Hazarvartian) Zakoian, 91, of Lawrence passed away Tuesday November 6, 2012 at Lawrence General Hospital. Rose was born in Lawrence, and was the daughter of the late Krikor & Rose (Simonian) Hazarvartian. Rose was educated in the Methuen Schools and was a graduate of Edward F. Searles High School class of 1938. Rose was the widower of Peter “Duke” Zakoian who died in 1996 after 46 years of marriage.
Rose worked for the Town of Methuen for many years in the Tax collectors office as a clerk; she later was a stay home mother. Rose was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and aunt who was known for her generosity, Armenian cooking and compassion for others.
Rose is survived by her daughters Karen R. Laliberty of Derry, NH, Brenda J. Lonardo and her husband Bryan of Salem, NH, a brother Michael Hazarvartian of Lawrence, her former son-in-law Paul P. Laliberty of Epping, NH. She will also be greatly missed by her 3 grandchildren Justin Laliberty of NY, Ryan Laliberty of RI, and Olivia Lonardo of Salem, NH. She also leaves several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends will be received on Tuesday November 13th from 10:00am to 11:00am at Cataudella Funeral Home 126 Pleasant Valley St. Methuen. Her Funeral Service will follow at 11:00am in the Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Bellevue Cemetery Lawrence.
Those who wish to remember Rose by making a memorial contribution in her memory are kindly asked to consider the American Cancer Research Fund 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701.
For online condolences or directions please visit www.cataudellafh.com