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Joseph J. Bozabalian

December 31, 1945 — December 2, 2023

In Loving Memory of Joseph Jamil Bozabalian (December 31, 1945 – December 1, 2023)
 
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Joseph Jamil Bozabalian on Friday, December 1st, 2023, following a short illness. He departed peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family.
 
Joseph was a pillar of strength, a devoted husband, a loving father, a cherished grandfather, and a caring brother. His impact on the lives of those around him was immeasurable, and his memory will forever be engraved in the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing him.
 
Joseph leaves behind his beloved wife, Araxie Bozabalian, who shared a lifetime of love and companionship. He is also survived by his devoted daughter, Patil (Philip) Shaheen, and grandchildren Zara and Raphael, as well as his loving son, Ishkhan (Marina) Bozabalian, and grandchildren Lumina and Kalina. His brother, Abraham Bozabalian and family, as well as his sister, Osan Hekimian and family.
 
He will be deeply missed by the entire Bozabalian, Shaheen, Pilibosian, Hekimian, Berberian,
Demirdjian, Hairabedian, Manougian families, relatives, and friends.
 
The funeral service to celebrate Joseph's life will be held on Thursday, December 7th, 2023. The day will commence with a viewing at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church 909 Shawan Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030, followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment will take place at St. Mary's Cemetery, with a memorial meal to follow at St. Mary's Parish Hall.
The funeral service will be broadcasted live on https://www.facebook.com/nativityofthetheotokos
 
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR) in Baltimore. Contributions can be made online at https://soar-us.reachapp.co/donations/new?referral=DonationOption:4499.
 
As we come together to remember and celebrate Joseph's life, let us find solace in the beautiful
memories he leaves behind and support each other during this difficult time. May his soul rest in eternal peace.
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Visitation

Thursday, December 7, 2023

10:30 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church

909 Shawan Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church

909 Shawan Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030

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