Obituary : Janice M. Asadoorian
Janice Margaret Asadoorian, 68, of West Tisbury, lost a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer on August 23. She was the beloved Auntie "mother" to Amy Marie Asadoorian of West Tisbury.
Janice was a graduate of Rockland High School and attended Bentley College for computer programming. Janice held the position as Vice President of the Computer programming department at the Rockland Trust Bank in Rockland before retiring to her home she had built 20 years ago in West Tisbury. Janice also worked and resided for two years in Geneva, Switzerland.
Janice loved painting with oil and watercolors, reading and gardening. She was a world traveler, favoring the European countryside. She had a great fondness for poetry and she loved roses.
Janice was predeceased by her late parents, Emily (Evaska) and James Asadoorian, formerly of Rockland.
In addition to her niece Amy and her fiancé, Michael Lima; and her children, all of West Tisbury, she leaves behind her brothers and their wives, James and Patti Asadoorian of Marshfield, Jerald and Gail Asadoorian of Carver, and Richard and Karen Asadoorian of Sagamore Beach; her aunt and uncle, Martha and George Drinkwater of Framingham; her cousin Diane Martin and her family of Framingham; as well as three nieces, Laurie Meyazaki, Deborah Davis, and Kim Asadoorian; four nephews, Michael Asadoorian, Danny Asadoorian, (predeceased by Timothy Asadoorian) and Richard James Asadoorian, Jr.; nine great nieces, and three great nephews. She also leaves behind her beloved dog and companion of 11 years, a papillon, Renny.
A graveside service will be held at 12 noon on Thursday, Sept. 4, at the West Tisbury cemetery. A gathering for family and friends will follow immediately at the Mansion House in Vineyard Haven.
Donations in Janice's memory may be made to Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation patient needs account, P.O. Box 1747, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, located on Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road in Oak Bluffs. Visit ccgfuneralhome.com for online guest book and information.